A Toyota Prius Was Hacked Into an Energy Generating Roller Coaster Just…

You might ask why someone would want to turn a perfectly good Toyota Prius into a roller coaster that moves at a mere 15mph. I ask why not? » 7/22/11 9:00pm 7/22/11 9:00pm

Damaged U.S. Cruise Ship Limps Through Antarctic Waters

The Clelia II, an Antarctic cruise ship with 160 people onboard, lost an engine in a severe storm off the coast of Argentina and has to limp to port. Even big boats have problems with 30-foot waves. » 12/09/10 10:00am 12/09/10 10:00am

The World’s Fastest Roller Coaster is a Ferrari

The fastest ride at Ferrari's just-opened Abu Dhabi theme park looks like an F1 car and for excellent reason: it pulls 4.8 g's on launch. Here's video of Ferrari's F1 drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa riding it. » 11/16/10 8:30am 11/16/10 8:30am

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi's Roller Coaster Gives You Wings

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world's largest theme park devoted to an automotive company since 1960s Detroit, opens soon-ish. We've mentioned the park's 149-mph roller coaster, but here's video of the Ferrari walkthrough, complete with goggles and Italian accents. UPDATE » 10/28/10 8:30am 10/28/10 8:30am

How Quick Is A Roller Coaster?

Car and Driver took a road trip to Cedar Point and brought their Racelogic Vbox testing rig. How quick is a roller coaster? Watch the video and find out. (Hint: Below 60 mph, it'll smoke almost anything on wheels.) » 3/02/10 2:00pm 3/02/10 2:00pm