Traditional methods of de-icing roads involve pouring some kind of chemical onto the surface: effective, but also time-consuming, and expensive down the line. Pumping electricity through concrete isn’t the most intuitive solution, but it could be surprisingly effective.
The Northeast has been buckling under this year's winter weather, in part because we're running out of road salt. We here at Gizmodo wanted to see what we were dealing with ourselves, so we visited three of the biggest salt sheds NYC's five boroughs have to offer.
When Pontiac decided to name one of their models after Bonneville, the home of many a land speed attempt, you'd think they'd have kept the car true to its name. Still, Nice Price or Crack Pipe likes big-ass boats too.
Once upon a time, men were real men. Women were real women. And speed came from strapping yourself into an aircraft drop tank and hauling across a lakebed like a bat out of hell. Plus, there's in-tank video. Hallelujah.
Washington truckers and dairy farmers have come together to attempt to boost winter safety numbers by creating a cheesy concoction combining common road salt and a byproduct of the cheese production process. What's the result?