Ceremonial Train Vandalism Is Most Hilariously Australian Video Ever

Okay, besides "spiders and other things that will kill you" and maybe also "dingoes" and "Steve Irwin" and "mysteriously disappearing Prime Minister," the first things everyone thinks of when they think of Australia are "vandalism" and "profanity." And here it is in hilarious, ridiculous spades. » 4/14/14 12:40pm Monday 12:40pm

Train Still Crushes It In Latest Train Vs. Car Competition

I know what you, the intellectually challenged of the world, think every time you come to a train crossing and the gates are down and the lights are flashing. "Maybe, this time it'll work. Maybe, this time it'll be the train that loses. Maybe I will finally be the victor." Thankfully, someone just proved you wrong again. » 4/02/14 10:40am 4/02/14 10:40am

Nashville Might Actually Build A Genuine Bonafide Electrified Monorail

Nashville, Tennessee, can be incredibly congested, with cars, at times. And in a desperate bid to relieve that congestion, the Tennessee Senate just voted 31-0 to study the feasibility of building a monorail to transport people to and fro. And if it worked for Ogdenville and Brockway, it might just work for Nashville. » 3/31/14 10:10am 3/31/14 10:10am

Thomas The Tank Engine Rap Mashups Win The Internet

Maserati may have won the Super Bowl, but winning a football game is easy. Winning an Internet, however, takes real genius, real work, a real sense of pizzazz. Enter classic rap mixed with the theme song from Thomas the Tank Engine. It doesn't get any more real than this. » 3/18/14 2:45pm 3/18/14 2:45pm

The Best Subway Buskers In The World

I've got a love-hate relationship with subway buskers. Mostly because when they're good, they're really good. But when they're bad, they're really, really atrociously bad. And when they're the worst, it's very difficult not to claw your way out of the train car or the station that has become your temporary prison. » 3/16/14 5:09pm 3/16/14 5:09pm

This Woman Tried To Beat A Train And Almost Got Her Head Torn Off

It's time for another one of those PSAs that I can't believe I have to say but holy crap why do I have to say this: do not, under any circumstances, try to beat a train at a street crossing. Ever. Doesn't matter if you're on a car, bike, plane, foot. Don't do it. You could end up like this Dutch woman almost did. » 2/27/14 4:26pm 2/27/14 4:26pm

Boulder Smashes French Train In Worst Public Transit Nightmare

A "car-sized" boulder came careening down a mountain early today in France, smashing a passenger train off its rails and pushing it downhill. Two people were reportedly killed, and nine more were injured, according to The Telegraph. This is the kind of nightmare that everyone fears, but prays doesn't happen. » 2/08/14 1:53pm 2/08/14 1:53pm

These Gorgeous Photos Show How New York City Builds A Subway Station

New York City's construction of the long-awaited 2nd Avenue subway is well underway, and last time we saw the tunnels being built. After the tunnels are bored, though, the city needs to build the stations along the route. These photos show the new 86th Street subway stop under construction, and they're nothing short of … » 1/19/14 11:39am 1/19/14 11:39am