Terrifying Footage Of Deadly Taiwan Explosion Captured On Dash Cam

A deadly gas explosion in Kaohsiung, Taiwan killed at least 28 people yesterday morning, combusting with enough power to destroy whole city blocks and lift cars onto the roofs of buildings. And now footage has emerged from local cameras, completely with terrifying pillars of fire. » 8/02/14 1:46pm 8/02/14 1:46pm

Explosions Devastate Taiwanese City, Killing 25 And Flipping Vehicles

The Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung was rocked by a series of gas explosions Friday morning, killing 25 people, injuring 267 others, toppling buildings and flipping vehicles over in the streets. » 8/01/14 12:19pm 8/01/14 12:19pm

Landing A Plane Near A Super Typhoon Is Absolutely No Fun

You ever watch a professional airline pilot at work and think "Pfft, whatever, I could totally do that?" The answer is probably no, because sometimes you have to deal with super typhoons, and those are never fun. » 9/23/13 3:03pm 9/23/13 3:03pm

This Is What It Looks Like When Your Car Gets Wrecked By A Landslide

You ever see those signs that say something along the lines of "Watch Out for Falling Rocks" and you scoff and wonder who would care about a few pebbles? Yeah, this giant goddamn boulder that almost completely crushed a car in Taiwan is what that sign is talking about. » 8/31/13 4:21pm 8/31/13 4:21pm

Taiwanese graveyard of old US musclecars

In the Summer of 2011, I was on a business trip to Taiwan and working in biotech, most of my time was spent visiting state-of-the-art DNA sequencing labs. Then one day in Taipei, we’re going to visit a customer - and the lab is on the first floor of a 30 year old US musclecar bumper factory! And even more oddly, both… » 7/10/13 3:51pm 7/10/13 3:51pm

'Madcap Escape' From Taiwan To Japan In Homemade Raft Ends Poorly

PRO TIP: Building your own raft out of junk you found on a beach in order to sail from one country to another is rarely a good idea, even if it worked in a movie you saw. » 6/05/13 10:51am 6/05/13 10:51am

'All Japanese Must Be Killed' Proclaims Sign Allegedly In Front Of…

China and Japan's dispute over the Japanese purchase of the Diaoyu Islands has started massive protests, shut down factories, and has threatened $340 billion in annual trade. A photo even purportedly showed an Audi dealer wishing all Japanese were dead. » 9/18/12 10:30am 9/18/12 10:30am

Watch A Crane Accidentally Pick Up A Car And Drive Around With It

Here's a car passing by a large crane and somehow it gets caught by the crane's hook. What's amazing is how long it takes for the crane driver to notice he's lifted a car off the road. » 9/12/12 2:30pm 9/12/12 2:30pm

Watch A Kid Try To Fake A Car Accident And Fail Hilariously

Here we see the awkward moment when a kid tries to fake a car accident, only to find out that the car has a dashcam and recorded the whole thing. » 9/07/12 12:40pm 9/07/12 12:40pm

Watch an angry man with a bat pummel a moving car

Here's the setup. The driver of a green Toyota, maneuvering through an alley in Taiwan, apparently pisses off two guys, one of whom jumps up on his hood and goes ro-sham-bo on his windshield. Call it alley rage, Taiwanese style. » 9/06/11 3:30pm 9/06/11 3:30pm

Forklift Gives BMW A New Parking Spot

Watch a forklift driver in Taiwan provide the answer to the riddle "How do you move a BMW 5-Series wagon across a construction zone without its wheels touching the ground?" Ultimate driving machine, meet ultimate parking enforcer. (Thanks Robert!) [e90post.com] » 12/30/10 4:00pm 12/30/10 4:00pm

Runaway Taiwanese Driver Scatters Students "Like Bowling Pins"

A 19-year-old drive in Taiwan claims a "strong wind" caused him to swerve his Volvo into a pack of seven students waiting at a red light. The video shows motorcyclists easily surviving the mysterious gust of wind waylaying the car. » 9/21/10 4:45pm 9/21/10 4:45pm

Tech Whiz: Taiwanese Mechanic Busted For Stealing Urinal Parts To Tweak…

Leave it to a mechanic named Wang to think of using parts from a public toilet to improve his Mercedes-Benz. Mr. Wang was planing to increase the performance of said car by ripping the heat sensor out of a public toilet and attaching it to the engine. He might have gotten away with it, too, had it not been for the… » 2/19/08 9:20am 2/19/08 9:20am

Forward 'Til Death: Formosa Automobile to be Assemblin', Rebadgin'…

And the Maximum Skoda Day madness rolls on with reports outta Taiwan that GM Daewoo partner Formosa Automobile will shortly be bailing on its deal with the world's largest automaker and its Korean subsidiary and strike up a match with none other than Skoda. Formosa plans to build and sell around rebadged 1.4L Fabias… » 2/23/06 3:33pm 2/23/06 3:33pm

Chiang Kai-Czech? Skoda to Sell Cars in Taiwan

Volkswagen division Skoda has put their collective Vaclav Havel (kind of the Czech version of one's John Hancock, but with better taste in music) on a deal that'll get their cars into Taiwan via Formosa Automobile, itself a unit of Formosa Plastics Group, the island nation's largest private company. FPG VP Seiko Chen… » 10/19/05 12:54pm 10/19/05 12:54pm