5 of the Worst Traffic Jams in History

When not being used for poorly thought-out political revenge, traffic jams are making the lives of commuters suck on a daily basis. But sometimes, bad traffic can get spectacularly bad—even worse than fake traffic study bad. In honor of those times, we've collected some of the worst traffic jams in history. » 1/13/14 3:05pm 1/13/14 3:05pm

Idiots Shut Down A California Highway So They Can Do Donuts

Listen: I love doing donuts. Lord knows I love me some donuts, man! I look at a vacant parking lot with no law enforcement around not as a blight on the landscape, but as an opportunity for fun. A playground, if you will. » 1/27/13 11:15am 1/27/13 11:15am

This Man Shot Two People On A Mississippi Highway

When police arrested James D. Willie, 28, for allegedly trying to rape a woman, they found that the gun he fired during that altercation was linked to two highway murders in northwest Mississippi. Investigators initially thought they were looking for someone who had been posing as a police officer, but that turned out … » 5/18/12 4:30pm 5/18/12 4:30pm

Japan fixed this quake-damaged road in just six days

Japan's world-class transportation infrastructure couldn't withstand this month's 9.0-magnitutde quake, but their construction teams are still amazing. This stretch of highway was repaired in just six days by a Herculean road crew. This is the triumph of Japanese engineering. » 3/24/11 10:30am 3/24/11 10:30am

Speeding motorcycle spotted without rider on Texas highway

Texas drivers received a shock when a motorcycle passed them at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour without a driver. Although evidence of the driver and presumably the motorcycle in question was located, a driver could not be found, even after authorities shut down a stretch of highway to search. Why the… » 3/13/11 2:00pm 3/13/11 2:00pm

Miles Highway Speed: The Silent Yet Violent Electric Vehicle

Thousands of inches of print and webspace have been dedicated to electric cars like the Tesla Roadster and countless more opining on hybrids and near-electrics like the Chevy Volt, but what about the Miles Electric Highway Speed? If you've never heard about it before, don't worry, we hadn't either.

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