The World's Most Secret Garage Entrance Is Like A Tunnel To Tron

This isn't a movie set. This isn't a drawing. This isn't heaven. No, it's actually the tunnel entrance to what may be the world's most secret supercar garage. OK, so maybe it is heaven. » 1/03/12 12:15pm 1/03/12 12:15pm

Montreal's crappy infrastructure continues to fall on people

The collapse of part of a major tunnel's roof in Montreal is the latest example of the city's crumbling infrastructure. An overpass collapsed and killed five motorists in 2006 and another bridge was recently closed. (Hat tip Kate's Dirty Sister!) » 8/01/11 3:30pm 8/01/11 3:30pm

15 Monstrous Mining Machines

With the recent rescue of the 33 Chilean miners, we've got mining on the brain. How do they create those crazy tunnels deep in the earth? With these spinning, churning, crushing machines of mayhem and destruction, that's how. » 10/15/10 5:41pm 10/15/10 5:41pm

An Example Of The Inappropriate Usage Of Harold Faltermeyer

Don't these people know whether in Russia or Sweden, crazy-ass long tunnels are for hoonage and not for flying RC planes through? But most importantly, does the ability to fly a model plane in a semi-straight line over less than 4 km really warrant a double shot of Harold Faltermeyer and Queen? » 6/13/07 11:45am 6/13/07 11:45am

In Russia, Alaska Tunnels You! Bering Strait Access Plan Pondered

A patchwork of state organizations and private companies are forwarding a $65 billion plan to dig a tunnel under the Bering Strait from Russia to Alaska. The project would serve dual purposes of transport way and pipeline from Siberia's oil reserves. It would also bring the dream of driving around the world to the… » 4/25/07 11:36am 4/25/07 11:36am

25 Years Since The Great Caldecott Tunnel Fire

Ever wonder why most major highway tunnels prohibit tanker vehicles containing flammable liquids (except, in some cases, during certain designated hours)? Tanker drivers can blame the Caldecott Tunnel Fire of 1982 for such regulations. A drunk San Leandro bookkeeper hit the curb in the northern bore, stalling the car… » 4/16/07 4:30pm 4/16/07 4:30pm

Wicked Breaking News! When Tunnels Attack: Boston's Big Dig Kills Woman

It used to be $14 billion got you a tunnel system under a city that didn't kill people. Boston's Big Dig was once one of those tunnels. Alas, no more — last night a section of tunnel inside the Interstate 90 connector beneath an industrial area of the south side collapsed onto a car, killing a woman passenger.… » 7/11/06 11:18am 7/11/06 11:18am