Big Brit Brother: Speed Braggart Tracked Down on Forum, Busted

British tabloid The Sun snitched on a Vauxhall forum member who posted a picture of his speedo reading 150 mph, sending him into the arms of Johnny Law. The man allegedly broke the speed in his Vauxhall VX220. Apparently, the guy also posted his phone number and registration info on the VX220.org forum, giving the… » 6/07/07 8:24am 6/07/07 8:24am

Fangin'! Changin' a Belt with the Washington Post

You know, we'd been remiss in checking in with Fang Huang lately, master of languages, the kitchen and motors. So we thought we'd check in on the guy (for some reason, we're suddenly thinking in Paul Teutel, Sr.'s voice). He put up a new video on changing a fan belt, and I gotta tell ya, it was awesome. Paulie I and… » 1/20/06 11:04pm 1/20/06 11:04pm

Why Must I be Like That? Why Must I Make Biodiesel From the Cat?

Germany's Bild newspaper reported on Tuesday and Wednesday that inventor Christian Koch had come up with a new form of biodiesel that's 1/5 the price of regular diesel fuel. And it's distilled from the remains of dead cats. Koch denies the deceased feline claims, chalking the whole thing up to tabloid sensationalism.… » 9/16/05 10:28am 9/16/05 10:28am

Everybody Get Greasy Tonight: Everybody Fang Huang Tonight!

Leave it to the WaPo to find a DIY auto-repair writer who speaks three languages and is also a three-star chef. Oh, and who has a Master's in Middle Eastern history from Tulane. Fang (both in video and in print) takes us through basic automotive service operations like changing our oil, charging our A/C and swapping… » 7/15/05 11:06am 7/15/05 11:06am