Iran Is Building A Gigantic Mock-Up Of A U.S. Aircraft Carrier

You have got to hand it to the Iranians, when it comes to arts and crafts they really do aim high. Last year we had the "unveiling" of the unquestionably questionable F-313 "fighter" and this year we get a truly gargantuan impressionistic interpretation of a Nimitz Class super carrier, complete with fake jets! » 3/22/14 1:10pm 3/22/14 1:10pm

Israeli Commandos Find A Boatload Of Rockets Under Iranian Cement

Israel is well known for their maritime raiding capabilities, a common tactic used to interdict cargo, or personnel, aboard ships that the Mossad deems as a threat to the homeland, sometimes to a controversial degree. Yet there is little controversy about the validity of the Israeli Navy's mission yesterday, one that… » 3/06/14 5:16pm 3/06/14 5:16pm

Death To Tires! Iranians Are Going Crazy For The Chevy Camaro

In a country where protesters still regularly chant "death to America" and burn our flag during rallies, you might think that American muscle cars would be extremely unpopular. You'd be wrong! The Iranians can't get enough of the Chevy Camaro and its muscle-y brethren. » 12/23/13 12:20pm 12/23/13 12:20pm

Anti-Iran Group Goes Nuclear Over J. Lo Fiat Ads

Fiat's disastrous Jennifer Lopez ad campaign just got worse. A political group's claiming that, in addition to pretending to go home in a car that kept breaking down, J. Lo indirectly supports Iran's nuclear ambitions and human rights abuses. Just watch the video. » 1/23/12 4:00pm 1/23/12 4:00pm

Iran can't even put a monkey in space

First, Iran elects a president whose sense of style begins and ends at Members Only jackets. Then, some operative tries to hire a washed-out used car dealer to assassinate a Saudi Arabian ambassador in the United States. And now Iran's attempt to put a monkey in space failed. » 10/14/11 1:30pm 10/14/11 1:30pm

The ultimate guide to Iranian car culture

There is more to Iran than pistachios, nukes, and ayatollahs. It’s a country of voluptuous racing drivers, abandoned Bizzarrinis, epic traffic jams, smoke-spewing Paykans, and a very laissez-faire approach to traffic control. Deranged world traveler Dániel Belényi has been going to Iran for over a decade and he’s brought … » 4/11/11 3:30pm 4/11/11 3:30pm