Thanks Tumblr

Just wanted to say "big thanks" to Tumblr for hosting us this week, the writers for adjusting so admirably to the change, our tech team for setting up Superleggera so quickly, the ad sales team for coming up with a genius way to monetize this, and, most importantly, all of you for coming to visit us here at our… » 11/02/12 6:51pm 11/02/12 6:51pm

Watch a 767 land in Poland with no landing gear

Credit goes to the pilot of this Polish LOT Boeing 767 who was forced to land at Warsaw's airport with no landing gear. The flight originated in New York and was forced to circle the airport as it burned fuel before attempting this successful emergency landing. » 11/01/11 1:30pm 11/01/11 1:30pm

Jackass star walks away from car crash

A minor traffic accident involving Jackass star Brandon "Bam" Margera in Pennsylvania's scenic Chester County turned bizarre when the driver at fault reportedly became giddy who he'd hit. » 10/31/11 5:05pm 10/31/11 5:05pm

New York City's new "Taxi of Tomorrow" still friggin' sucks

Nissan's revealed some new features this morning on the new "NV 200 Taxi" — aka, the "Taxi of Tomorrow" — aka, the "Taxi that friggin' sucks." Here's the "new" details we're learning today: » 10/31/11 10:30am 10/31/11 10:30am

Tom Cruise’s Favorite Toys Were Built For Free by Scientology Slaves

These motorcycles belong to Tom Cruise and David Miscavige, the leader of Scientology. Those luscious, deep red tones were custom-painted by Scientology drones earning less than $1 an hour. [Gawker] » 2/10/11 6:10pm 2/10/11 6:10pm

Eminem Gives Up

There's a very good reason that our culture's most enduring artistic and moral icons all died young: because if they'd stuck around long enough, they'd have ended up shilling for sugary beverages during the Super Bowl. So long, Eminem. You were fun while you lasted. » 2/07/11 4:00pm 2/07/11 4:00pm

The scariest anti-drunk driving billboard ever

File it under "Only in Russia", authorities in the Russian city of Nizhniy Novgorod recently put up roadside billboards featuring a dummy covered in fake blood that appears to have crashed in an attempt to curb drinking and driving. » 2/05/11 2:00pm 2/05/11 2:00pm

Chrysler-Fiat chief says U.S. government made "shyster" loans

Sergio Marchionne, chief executive of Chrysler and Fiat, said today that the rescue of Chrysler by the U.S. government included "shyster" loans with tough interest rates. Do you really want to go there, Sergio? UPDATED » 2/04/11 3:00pm 2/04/11 3:00pm

Why do America's police need an armored tank?

America's most in-demand police vehicle is a ten-officer 16,000-pound armored tank that takes bullets like Superman and drives 80 mph. The federal government buys dozens each year for local police departments. Do America's local police need tanks? » 2/03/11 3:30pm 2/03/11 3:30pm

How Chicago's using the web to reunite 519 Snowpocalypse-stuck cars…

A day after a blizzard stranded motorists for up to nine hours, creating the amazing post-Apocalyptic shots we saw yesterday, Chicago was left with 519 vehicles abandoned along Lake Shore Drive. Today, they're being reunited with owners. Here's how. » 2/03/11 10:30am 2/03/11 10:30am

How In Snowhell Could You Crash a Car Like This? (Updated)

Blizzaster 2011 continues all across the United States. The gigantic snow storm has resulted so far in 12,000 canceled flights, up to 60mph polar winds and thousands of car accidents like this one. Updated. » 2/02/11 10:24am 2/02/11 10:24am

Jersey Shore creators making car-themed game show

Spike just ordered a show called Repo Games from the team behind Jersey Shore. It'll follow two repo men who give debtors a chance to reclaim their cars by correctly answering questions. They say it's "Cops meets Jeopardy." » 2/01/11 9:00am 2/01/11 9:00am

4-Year-Old Girl Driving Motorcycle More Horrifying Than Cute

The immediate response to video of a small Indian girl driving a motorcycle with no helmet is shock and horror, though there's no denying this four-year-old in sunglasses looks cool. The father's bad, but the daughter's bad. » 1/31/11 2:00pm 1/31/11 2:00pm

Watch This Idiot Jump Out Of A Moving Cop Car

Rather than endure a few more minutes in custody, this genius criminal jumped out of the back of a police car moving at 30 mph, only to injure himself and get arrested again. "Freedoooo...oh it hurts it hurts it hurts." » 1/27/11 12:30pm 1/27/11 12:30pm

Key Fake JFK Ambulance Evidence Also Fake

Throughout the saga of the 1963 Pontiac ambulance that purportedly carried the body of President John F. Kennedy, the Barrett-Jackson auction house touted a metal plate attached to its dash as possible proof of authenticity. Trouble is, it's fake, too. » 1/26/11 5:30pm 1/26/11 5:30pm

New York Isn't Ready For Electric Cars

After picking up a Hertz Chevy Volt, we found the Big Apple's electric-car infrastructure is still woefully inadequate, and rife with confused parking-lot attendants. Thankfully, the Volt's got a backup engine. With the Nissan Leaf we'd have been screwed. » 1/25/11 2:30pm 1/25/11 2:30pm

Barrett-Jackson Stonewalls Over JFK Ambulance

Auctioneers Barrett-Jackson have finally addressed the fact that the 1963 Pontiac ambulance it's advertising as the one that transported President John F. Kennedy following his assassination is a fake. The auction house's take: Who knows? We're still selling it. UPDATED » 1/21/11 4:00pm 1/21/11 4:00pm

The JFK Ambulance Is A Fake

This Saturday's auction of the ambulance that carried President John F. Kennedy's body has garnered worldwide attention. The only problem? It's a near-perfect fake. Here's how a group of historians discovered the truth about what happened to the real ambulance. » 1/20/11 9:50pm 1/20/11 9:50pm