Ever lose track of the simply staggering variety of vehicles in the U.S. military? Ever find yourself going “Wait... what was that bitchin’ six-wheeled heavy armored ambulance again?” Worry no more, because Pop Chart Lab has come up with the most comprehensive chart of American military vehicles that I’ve ever seen.…
This is the 30 mm Gatling cannon out of an A-10 Warthog. As you can see in this old Air Force photo-op, it's bigger than a Volkswagen.
In a training exercise gone wrong back in 1989, Capt. Brian Udell had to eject from his F-15 travelling at supersonic speeds. The force of the air on his body was so strong that it nearly killed him. Here is Udell explaining what happened.
Halloween isn't always the most wholesome holiday, and it's the one evening out of the year where you have to worry about flying eggs and toilet paper (among other things). If you're worried about your car suffering through a few holiday "tricks," Consumer Reports suggests preparing with a fresh coat of wax.
When Local Motors won DARPA's XC2V private "crowd-sourced" competition about 14 weeks ago, they secured the right to build a prototype that could eventually serve as a next-gen military vehicle for U.S. armed forces. Not a lot of time!
The Stilzkin Indrik is hearty, tracked and an eye-catching shade of orange. And as we can see in the inspirational video (complete with music from the birthland), she's also a fully-functioning hauler that can drag considerable weight in her wake.
This is Leong Huang Zi's concept design for a rescue chopper. Or, as Mark Wilson put it, it's a gigantic Fleshlight for Optimus Prime. Either way, pretty sweet! [The Awesomer]
A cleaner-burning fuel than unleaded with an average price of under $3 per gallon, propane is an appealing alternative fuel, despite its lower energy content when compared to gasoline. Brian Feehan, VP of the Propane Education and Research Council, is aiming to have 10 percent of "select auto fleets" running on…
General Motors will be showing off a line of commercial vehicles at the Chicago Auto Show featuring GM's latest usable green technology. While we won't be seeing a fuel-cell pursuit package Impala, there will be enough E85, B5 biodiesel and hybrids for everyone. Vehicles getting the treatment include the HHR Panel,…