This Woman Tried To Beat A Train And Almost Got Her Head Torn Off

It's time for another one of those PSAs that I can't believe I have to say but holy crap why do I have to say this: do not, under any circumstances, try to beat a train at a street crossing. Ever. Doesn't matter if you're on a car, bike, plane, foot. Don't do it. You could end up like this Dutch woman almost did. » 2/27/14 4:26pm 2/27/14 4:26pm

Witness The Awesome Power Of A World War II Sea Mine

There's a famous scene from the movie Hot Fuzz where the characters fear that an old sea mine will detonate, so they run about 20 feet and jump over a low wall. Lucky for them, it doesn't explode, but after seeing this World War II sea mine explode on the beaches of Katwijk Aan Zee, Netherlands, I think they'd be… » 2/01/14 11:03am 2/01/14 11:03am

Europe Fires Caminoization Salvo: 500SEpage, Silver Shadowamino!

The Murfreesboro Vanden Plaschero inspired a lot of discussion about the pros/cons of Americans hacking up fine European machinery in order to add pick-em-up truck beds. Don't forget, though, that Europe itself has a fine tradition of Caminoization stretching back for many decades. Take, for example, this pair of fine… » 4/11/08 8:00am 4/11/08 8:00am