Top Gear USA Hosts Tempt Death By Corvair, Pinto And Samurai

Here's a a pair of exclusive photos from the set of next Tuesday's apple pie-flavored Top Gear on History, which reveal the boys will attempt to drive three infamous "dangerous cars" to the death: a Corvair, a Pinto, and a Samurai. Our money's on the Corvair. » 2/24/12 10:30am 2/24/12 10:30am

The strange link between samurai swords and Japan's nuclear reactors

As fears rise in Japan about nuclear disaster at the Fukushima plant, the first and best line of defense are the reactor's six inch thick steel-walled chambers, made by a company that still forges samurai swords by hand.
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Amazing Suzuki Samurai Six Wheeler For Sale On Craigslist

We have got to find out more about this incredible six-wheeled Suzuki Samurai posted for sale on Craigslist in Lansing, Michigan. According to the seller, it's diesel-powered and operates with hydrostatic drive so all wheels are powered — somewhat reminiscent of an Argo 6x6. It's not surprising the seller is looking to … » 9/05/08 12:20pm 9/05/08 12:20pm

Unhappy With Deal, Customer Whips Out Samurai Sword

Have you ever wondered what happened to the kid from your high school Japanese Club? Remember, the one that dressed all in black, wore wooden shoes and claimed he was the reincarnation of a famous samurai? Apparently, that kid tried to buy a $20,000 Chrysler in Prospect with a $13,000 IOU and a beat up old Honda. When… » 3/20/07 6:10pm 3/20/07 6:10pm