Riding a dirt bike down desolate desert trails is unlike anything else you can do on a motorcycle. It’s equal parts terrifying and exhilarating, and you’re always on the line between chaos and harmony.
You aren’t the only ones to think that Lanesplitter is the greatest thing since someone put street tires on a dirt bike. I’m currently on a plane to South Africa as part of a very small group of media who get to ride the bike before most of the world.
Safaris can be cool, safaris can be fun, safaris can pump millions into local economies. But if you get just a little too close to an elephant with your Jeep, it will make sure you understand in no uncertain terms to WOAH BUDDY BACK THE HELL AWAY FROM MY FAMILY.
The original Wikileaks US State Department cable dump a few years ago was illuminating at best, and embarrassing at worst. But a new batch of cable leaks is set to be released, this time from Al Jazeera (working with the Guardian), and it's set to be a whole lot bigger. Documents from intelligence agencies like the…
South Africa's Comrades Marathon is the granddaddy of ultramarathons, having been held first in 1921 and nearly every year since inviting runners to traverse the 56 miles between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. This year runners were also invited to avoid spectators fleeing an out-of-control automobile.
Like the Jaguar F-Type, do you? Think it's gorgeous? Wish you could have one? Would totally baby it if you did? Would never let a fly land on it, for fear it'd scratch the paint? Would never let anyone else drive it? Here's some guy in South Africa totally destroying his by rolling it over.
Carjacking is a problem in South Africa, so much so that you used to be able to get a BMW with flamethrowers attached just to prevent it. And if you had no idea how scary a South African carjacking can be, just watch this Mercedes driver have a gun pointed at his face.
South African soccer player Rooi Mahamutsa slipped on a patch of wet road and slammed straight into a guardrail earlier this month, completely impaling his BMW. That sounds like the beginning of a tragic story, but it isn't. Incredibly, Mahamutsa survived without any injuries.
After numerous complaints about the bad state of a South African road, some members of Parliament decided to give an inspection to see if it was as accident-prone as suggested. And then this happened.
An elephant that attacked a car in a South African safari park in December, piercing a British schoolteacher with its tusks in the process, was put down by the park for behaving aggressively.
Some awful news out of South Africa as authorities say 27 people were killed in a Thursday night car crash when an apparently out-of-control semi truck slammed into several cars at an intersection. The accident was caught on a dashcam.
A Czech fugitive living in South Africa nearly met his end in bizarrely James Bond-like fashion when he was fired upon by a Volkswagen CrossPolo that packed machine guns behind its rear license plate. Seriously, this is a thing that actually happened.
Tourists on safari at South Africa's Kruger National Park who thought they were witnessing the harsh realities of nature when they spotted a herd of impalas being chased down by two hungry cheetah were left "dumbstruck" when one of the impalas decided to break the rules by diving out of harm's way straight into one…
Okay, Jalops — prepare to set your faces to stunned.
Police in Johannesburg, South Africa are investigating a bizarre crash from Thursday that claimed the life of an Audi R8 driver and a police officer who was also inside the car.
Right off the bat, let me make something absolutely clear: this is only freaky if you're a hard-core air-cooled VW geek. Many of you won't even realize what the big deal is, but if you're a hard-core Beetle person, lay down a dropcloth since your mind is gonna be blown.
Listen: dealing with children is hard. I don't have any kids myself, but from what I've seen with my friends who do have them, they can go from charming and adorable one minute to tiny little terrorists the next minute. Also, they have sticky hands.
Motorcycle rider Johan Gray was qualifying for the Amageza 2012 endurance race in Gauteng, South Africa, when he saw a calf drowning in an irrigation canal. Then he went and singlehandedly rescued it.