This Time-Lapse Shows Engineers Moving A Massive Bridge In Portland

New Yorkers might know the name of Gustav Lindenthal for designing the Hell Gate Bridge on the East River, but this great gentleman from the Czech part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire was also responsible for the Sellwood Bridge in Portland, Oregon. The problem is that 1925 was a long time ago, and the bridge's… » 1/24/13 9:30am 1/24/13 9:30am

This Lucky Drunk Driver Didn't Fall From The Bridge Barrier He Crashed…

Whenever someone crashes through the barrier on the side of an overpass, it's never good news. When Matthew Hamilton, 38, drove his truck off the side of a bridge in Beaverton, OR this weekend, luck — and a really sturdy rear axle — saved him from plummeting onto the road below. » 11/26/12 12:30pm 11/26/12 12:30pm

Did A Warranty Corvette Engine Replacement Result In This Guy's Blown…

A month ago, Thani Al Mazrouei heard an unpleasant noise coming from his 2008 C6 Z06 Corvette's engine, and took it to the closest Chevrolet dealership to have it checked out. It turned out to be a problem with the crankshaft, so the dealership replaced the engine under the car's warranty. » 11/23/12 1:00pm 11/23/12 1:00pm

Why you don't take video of yourself driving 140 MPH to post on YouTube

An Oregon man put his Mensa membership in jeopardy when police pulled him over for doing 118 mph Saturday in his 2005 BMW, only to discover he was trying to video a 140-mph run to post on YouTube. Thanks to his self-made evidence, Stanislav Bakanov spent Saturday in jail and had his video confiscated. It's all for… » 2/14/11 9:20am 2/14/11 9:20am

Nissan To Sell Pure Electric Cars In Oregon

Nissan will begin selling electric cars in Oregon state as early as 2010, according to a statement by Nissan-Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn at the LA Auto Show. There's been a lot buzz surrounding Nissan electric cars » 11/19/08 5:45pm 11/19/08 5:45pm, especially with the debut of the concept at the earlier this year. Oregon's governor Ted Kulongoski is…