Saudi Arabia Implementing Gas Mileage Standards--Gas Only Costs 45 U.S.…

It's hard to go a week here in the U.S. without hearing about fuel economy standards, raising fleet fuel economy, and greenhouse gases, not to mention carbon emissions, but not all other countries are the same way. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was one of those countries, until now. » 7/09/14 12:21pm 7/09/14 12:21pm

'No Woman, No Drive' Is This Year's Best Saudi Driving Protest Song

Saudi Arabia has some of the most repressive laws against women in the entire world, prohibiting them from even sitting behind the wheel of a car. Today, brave women across Saudi Arabia are protesting those laws by simply by driving, and brave comedians are protesting by making absolutely hilarious songs. » 10/26/13 10:01am 10/26/13 10:01am

Saudi Airlines Passenger Stops Flight By Being A Huge Sexist

Saudi Arabia is a special place. It has many venerated traditions, one of which unfortunately, is that every woman must have a male guardian, or mahram. The mahram is usually a woman's husband or father, and their permission is required for most things, including travel. Yes, believe it or not, this is a real thing.… » 3/13/13 10:34am 3/13/13 10:34am

This Graphic Crash Is What Happens When Arab Drifting Goes Wrong

By now, you're familiar with Hagwalah, the Saudi street drifting phenomenon. Young men gather on congested highways to perform idiotic feats of driving dumbassery. But, are you familiar with the potential fallout? After watching this incredibly graphic, NSFW video, you and hopefully anyone thinking about doing this… » 5/29/12 2:00pm 5/29/12 2:00pm

Why Are Saudis Stoning Their Cars?

In a refreshing change, there are stoning victims in Saudi Arabi that aren't accused adulteresses or even people at all: they're cars. And, even better, it's not the scary kind of stoning, or the drug kind of stoning, either. It's a recent and weird Saudi car culture trend of cramming stones under cars to raise them… » 5/08/12 1:30pm 5/08/12 1:30pm

Saudi cleric claims allowing ladies to drive will lead to end of virgins

A Saudi Arabian cleric has warned his fellow countrymen against lifting the country's ban on allowing women to drive, asserting that letting ladies take the wheel will lead to a complete extinction of virgins within 10 years. Because everyone knows that ladies will only use their newfound freedom to cars to drive… » 12/02/11 4:15pm 12/02/11 4:15pm