American Spy Plane Makes Mad Dash For Sweden After Russian Intercept

An American spy plane, listening out for signals intelligence high above international waters in the Baltic Sea, was forced to hightail it to Sweden to avoid intercept by Russian fighter jets, according to the New York Times. This sort of thing has happened before, but this incident is definitely weird. » 8/04/14 5:55pm 8/04/14 5:55pm

Since When Does Sweden Make The Coolest Cars?

Right now...stop reading and go ask 10 people, "Who makes the coolest cars?" then come back. Good you are back...what were the answers? Italy, Germany, USA, Japan, maybe England? I bet Sweden was not on most people's radar. And that is a shame, because the small country of only 9.5 million just rolled in like a viking… » 2/28/14 8:06pm 2/28/14 8:06pm

Swedish Man Borked After Racking Up $4.5M In Parking Tickets

Parking tickets are a fact of life, especially if you live in a big city. You have to have a flagrant and pathological disrespect for the law, though, to be able to rack up $30,000,000 Swedish Kronor in parking fines, like one man did in the city of Malmö. That's $4,525,080 in US dollars. Hooooooooly crap. » 9/01/13 10:05am 9/01/13 10:05am

Your Guide To Europe's Weirdest Car Culture: Raggare

Why are people in Sweden waving Confederate flags and driving old muscle cars? It's all part of a unique little subculture in Sweden, called Raggare, and they're just about as far removed as possible from donks. What's their deal with America? As part of our semi-ongoing series, allow me to explain. » 6/08/13 12:28pm 6/08/13 12:28pm