How To Prepare Your Car To Handle An EMP And Why You Shouldn't Bother

Last week, we were sent this Craigslist ad where someone was trying to sell their old, sitting for "several years," farm use-plated, Diesel Jetta by pitching it as an "EMP Proof" vehicle. First of all, a farm use Jetta? Did the pigs use it to commute to their day jobs telemarketing? » 8/27/12 2:00pm 8/27/12 2:00pm

How Did This Man Not Die After a 1-Ton Metal Shack Fell On Top of Him?

This is insane. A freakishly powerful gust of wind blew a 1-ton metal shack off the ground and onto a man. You can see the shack rolling, hitting power cables, knocking the man over and presumably smashing a car too. I don't know how you can still be alive after dealing with that metal shack on top of you but… » 4/14/11 4:20pm 4/14/11 4:20pm

How to drive away from a tsunami

Amazingly, videos of tsunami waves coming ashore in Japan this week showed many people driving away from the water. If you find yourself in a similar situation, how can you increase your chances of survival from nil to slim?
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Naturally, since you live in a tsunami zone — or you're an informed traveler visiting one …