This Horrorcar Is A Mashup Of The Least Reliable Cars You Can Buy

Some of us around here believe that car reliability is a myth, a poor substitute for properly maintaining your vehicle. But few things suck worse than a new car that breaks down all the time, then breaks again after you get it fixed. What if all those cars combined, Voltron-style, into one amazingly unreliable piece… » 10/28/14 9:45am Tuesday 9:45am

Can You Make A Jack-O-Lantern Out Of Your Favorite Car Logo?

The Fiat 500 Abarth's ultra-loud exhaust note, brisk acceleration and pint size make the car exceedingly good at scaring the crap out of your passengers. Since today is Halloween, the holiday devoted to terror, an Abarth jack-o-lantern seems appropriate — but you can do it with just about any logo. » 10/31/13 12:30pm 10/31/13 12:30pm

Five Spooky Scary Evil Vehicles (That Might Be Real)

When you think about it, all vehicles can be blood-curdling. They can be your best friend one minute, full of life and noise and joy, and when you turn off the ignition, it all dies. They sit lifeless and soulless, all spirit within them gone. Cold. And in that which moves but has no life, you've got a recipe for… » 10/26/13 1:15pm 10/26/13 1:15pm

Banksy's Newest NYC Installation: The Grim Reaper in a Bumper Car

At dusk, Banksy revealed the newest piece in his month-long rampage of New York City's streets: a Grim Reaper in a scythe-powered bumper car, listlessly bobbing to Blue Öyster Cult's "Don't Fear the Reaper." The installation sits at the corner of Houston and Elizabeth Streets and, according to Banksy's site, will… » 10/26/13 10:21am 10/26/13 10:21am

There's A Small Chance Tropical Storm Sandy Could Become The Great…

It's been a busy hurricane season so far, but I wouldn't blame you for not being aware of that fact because most of the stronger storms have avoided landfall in the United States (with the exception of Isaac). Alas, another system lurks in the Caribbean ready to attack the East Coast with the fury of an angry God. Or… » 10/22/12 12:20pm 10/22/12 12:20pm

I Paid Strangers $50 To Tie Me Up And Scare The Shit Out Of Me

I slowly make my way down a hallway lit only by the glow of a few TVs strewn about the floor. As I creep forward, so does a figure on the screens. The footage is a live feed of myself projected onto each television. But I can't focus on that now, because my bare foot just stepped on what feels exactly like a condom.… » 10/04/12 8:30pm 10/04/12 8:30pm

Protect your car from Halloween tricksters with a fresh coat of wax

Halloween isn't always the most wholesome holiday, and it's the one evening out of the year where you have to worry about flying eggs and toilet paper (among other things). If you're worried about your car suffering through a few holiday "tricks," Consumer Reports suggests preparing with a fresh coat of wax. » 10/24/11 3:45pm 10/24/11 3:45pm