These Photos Of Soldiers Executing Fire Phobia Training Will Terrify You

This has to be just about the worst training I have seen allied soldiers go through. How these guys don’t get burnt to a crisp is beyond me. The exercise shown was part of Kosovo Force’s (KFOR) mission rehearsal exercise conducted in Hohenfels, Germany that prepares multi-national forces rotating through Kosovo. Train… » 6/20/15 2:15pm 6/20/15 2:15pm

Tank Teaches Student Driver In Yaris A Valuable Driving Lesson

A student driver blindly pulled out in front of a column of British armor that was cruising along a hardened road in the Lippe district of Germany yesterday. A collision ensued and yes, you guessed it, the one ton Toyota Yaris lost the fight to the 60+ ton Challenger II Main Battle Tank in a big way. » 6/02/15 7:30am 6/02/15 7:30am

​Part Of The Autobahn Is Being Developed For Self-Driving Cars

Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz have made it clear that they don't want to rely on Google or other companies to develop self-driving technology or the data that's involved, and now the German government is stepping in to facilitate things with a plan to establish a section of the autobahn for autonomous vehicle testing. » 1/26/15 7:35pm 1/26/15 7:35pm

Here's A Ridiculous Study Of Two Countries As Told In Fire Trucks

Though they may look identical in every way and no way at all whatsoever, Germany and Canada are in fact VERY different countries. Don't believe me? Okay first, that's weird, they are definitely not the same place, but second, here's how their respective fire departments respond to obstacles in their path. » 10/15/14 10:22am 10/15/14 10:22am

This is what a Classic Car Meeting in Germany looks like

Let's start with a simple fact: Cars from the US of A always had a special place in my heart. Owning old American iron like a 1995 Dodge Viper, a 1969 Mercury Monterey or a 1949 Studebaker Champion Starlight Coupé here in Germany are one proof, but me visiting the USA for nearly 30 times within the last 15 years says… » 9/22/14 3:56am 9/22/14 3:56am

The Nurburgring, a Screaming Wife, and a Failing Saab.

The Nurburgring isn't so much a race track as it is an insane German roller coaster that you can fall off of at any moment. My wife, Kelty, sitting next to me, screaming for 11 minutes straight intensified this effect. Except, instead of a roller coaster scream she was screaming like she suddenly found herself on the… » 4/21/14 8:16pm 4/21/14 8:16pm