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19 Year-Old Becomes Youngest To Fly Solo Around The Globe

Matt Guthmiller's Twitter profile reads like an impressive résumé. "Entrepreneur. Software Engineer. Pilot. MIT... Youngest person to fly solo around the world." Matt earned that title last week, upon safely landing his Beehcraft A36 Bonanza in San Diego — with nowhere near the fanfare he deserved. » 7/22/14 2:12pm 7/22/14 2:12pm

13 questions for a guy building a crazy jet-powered street luge

Sixteen years ago, Australian Daz Fellows tried street luge and was instantly hooked. Now he's set his sights on a new world speed record of 124.27 mph (200 km/h) or better, riding a sliver of carbon-fiber board with two jet engines mounted inches from his head. Did we mention his creation has no brakes and no… » 11/13/13 2:17pm 11/13/13 2:17pm

Why You Still Haven't Seen The Greatest Modern Car Documentary

In 2004, production began on what was supposed to be the greatest modern car documentary. 32 Hours 7 Minutes was intended to tell the stories of the record breakers of the US Express cross-country races of the 1980s while adding a modern element: Alex Roy's world record drive across the USA in a BMW M5. The US Express… » 12/21/12 2:00pm 12/21/12 2:00pm

This Kid Totally Rules: Sets Automotive Roller-Skate Limbo Record!

Man, after scoping the latest feat undertaken by six-year-old Aniket Chindak of Belgaum, India, winning the fast-skate race at Foothill Skate Inn back in 1983 seems pretty freaking worthless. Young Aniket limbo-skated under 57 parked Tata Sumos in 30 seconds for what's apparently a new-world record in under-Sumo… » 3/01/07 8:00pm 3/01/07 8:00pm