How New York's Pothole Crews Cleared 30,000 Potholes Post-Sandy

New York's infrastructure system is rather demanding. The next time you sit on the train, just think about what it took to restart the metro system after Sandy. » 1/08/13 10:30am 1/08/13 10:30am

Quicksand Plus Pothole Equals Sunken Car

Liquefaction is the phenomenon where earth liquidizes from vibration or the addition of liquid; think quicksand. One Russian driver's car became the victim of liquefaction in action, when it sank in this brutal pothole. [EnglishRussia] » 8/30/10 3:30pm 8/30/10 3:30pm

Russian Potholes Are Like Miniature Ski Jumps

There are potholes, and then there are potholes. If you live in Russia, the bigger ones apparently launch your car several feet in the air. Note to self: Do not move to Russia. » 7/22/10 10:40am 7/22/10 10:40am

NYT Freakonomics Blog Hates American... Asphalt

The Freakonomics blog over at the NYT has launched a contest looking for the best homage to the worst stretches of road in America. Maybe they should start with these Detroit potholes, here or even New York's exploding streets. [NYT] » 6/15/09 8:00am 6/15/09 8:00am

Volkswagen Golf Swallowed By Ukrainian Pothole

Some Ukrainians in a VW Golf got one hell of a surprise when they drove through a puddle only to find it was deep enough to swallow their car whole. Now that's a water hazard. » 4/01/09 1:00pm 4/01/09 1:00pm

The Potholes Of Detroit

For drivers, Spring means potholes. While we await the influx of anemic infrastructure spending from the stimulus package, here's a look at 16 of the worst found on Detroit surface streets. » 3/24/09 5:45pm 3/24/09 5:45pm