The Google translation of the title for this video is "Our repairmen kill zebra axes." If we assume that "zebra" means "crosswalk" it's not an entirely inaccurate description of this weird video, which appears to show a Russian road crew trying to remove a crosswalk by beating it with axes.
A lot of Cold War-era Area 51 documents have been declassified and National Geographic has discovered a rather low-tech method the US Military used to fool the Russians. It involved cardboard, the occasional heater and infrared satellites.
There's a story about American-vs-Russian ingenuity that claims NASA spent millions developing a pen that can write upside down, while the Russians merely used a pencil. Though false, there's a truth to it evident in this video of Russians defeating a traffic jam.
Russia's armed "aerosleds" may look like science fiction, but they're a real part of Russia's history. As invading armies tried merely to survive the intense Russian winters, the Russians thrived, due in large part to the bizarre, Star Wars-esque snowcraft.
In this crazy world of ours, it's important to have dreams. Faced with the pain of reality, a handful of Ukranian Ford fans decided to turn a Lada hatchback into a Ford Mustang. This is alternately painful and fantastic.
Anand Mahindra, of Indian truck manufacturer Mahindra, recently tweeted a question indicating his interest in Saab and asking followers their opinion of the brand. Curried gravlax? Delicious. But wait — when did Twitter become how businesses do due diligence?
Wired has assembled footage of six of the most costly and catastrophic failures in spacecraft history. This is what it's like to watch billions of dollars burn.
Our love for EnglishRussia is well established, but sometimes you miss solid gold during the occasional auto show mad house. Yes, that is a Lada in the above photo, there is no attached information other than that. We're not sure what the best part is; all that custom body work, the stick on hood scoop, the home…