Who wins when a fire hose and a flamethrower shoot at each other?

Rock, paper, scissors. Paper beats rock, rock beats scissors, scissor beats paper. How do those holiest of rules apply to fire and water? Well, let’s blast a water hose at a flame thrower while the flame thrower is firing off at the water hose to find out. Guess who’s the winner? » 4/23/15 2:11pm Thursday 2:11pm

It's Not Really A Brake Failure Unless The System Catches On Fire

The Infiniti Red Bull Racing team hasn't been doing so well this season. After suffering issues due to overheating front brakes at the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, the team switched from this year's Hitco brake system back to 2014's Brembo brakes. How did that work out? Not well, if you're Daniil Kvyat. » 4/10/15 7:15pm 4/10/15 7:15pm

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Tire Burst Into Flame After It Exploded

Phoenix International Raceway hasn't been kind to right rear tires during today's CampingWorld.com 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race. Sam Hornish Jr. ate the wall earlier after his right rear tire failed, but it was Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s tire that was the most explosive failure of them all. » 3/15/15 6:23pm 3/15/15 6:23pm

News Chopper Live-Streamed This Unbelievable Highway Fire In Michigan

WXYZ Detroit has a helicopter circling highway I-94 near Dearborn, Michigan right now and it's streaming live video of the most hellacious conflagration I've ever seen. A tanker truck reportedly hit a car and exploded at around 11:00AM EST, taking several smaller vehicles with it. » 3/11/15 11:46am 3/11/15 11:46am

Brand New 2015 Jeep Cherokee Goes Up In Flames 36 Hours After Purchase

I've driven the new Jeep Cherokee, and while I liked the car, its possible I may have mentioned in passing to a Jeep engineer that it'd be nice to have an option to have the car burst into flames a day or so after you got it. For, you know, that exotic Italian car feel. Looks like maybe someone took me seriously. » 1/06/15 2:18pm 1/06/15 2:18pm

Multiple Freeways Closed As Huge Fire Rages In LA

A still-under construction luxury apartment complex in LA by the intersection of the 101 and 110 freeways is burning in Los Angeles, damaging surrounding buildings and temporarily closing down freeways. The full-block complex, called the DaVinci, is still smoldering, but firefighters have it under control. » 12/08/14 8:35am 12/08/14 8:35am

Old Jag's Electrical Problem Leads To Devastating 19-Vehicle Fire

Last month a fire caused $750,000 worth of damage at a Boston area car dealership. Investigators determined the cause was a 2004 Jaguar with electrical problems. The fact that a ten year old Jag would have electrical problems seems quite improbable, but this really did happen. Seriously. » 10/09/14 5:36pm 10/09/14 5:36pm

Chicago Airspace Empties As Bizarre Fire Shuts Down Air Traffic Control

The vitally-important air-traffic Aurora, IL radar facility was shut down this morning when a fire was discovered in the basement, along with a "man with self-inflicted wounds." The Chicago Center facility is one of the busiest in the US, and its shutdown grounded all flights in and out of O'Hare airport. » 9/26/14 9:21am 9/26/14 9:21am