This Is Not Snow

Think that's snow falling on that awesome double cab Toyota truck? Nope. It's actually ash from Klyuchevskaya Sopka, Russia's most active volcano. The 15,584 ft. tall volcano erupted last week, blanketing the town of Ust-Kamchatsk in ash. » 11/06/10 6:45pm 11/06/10 6:45pm

Iceland's Volcanic Ash Cloud Can't Stop The Trains

Why isn't Europe in complete chaos over the empty skies? High-speed rail. This doesn't help people trying to fly home to Boston, but we've got a solution for that as well. [Infrastructurist] (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images) » 4/20/10 4:30pm 4/20/10 4:30pm

Top Gear Summits Icelandic Volcano Hours Before Eruption

Last week we shared news the BBC's Top Gear was filming on an active volcano. Turns out it's Eyjafjallajökull, the same volcano causing European airplane havoc. Luckily, cast and crew escaped just hours before the volcano erupted. Amazing gallery below. » 4/16/10 3:00pm 4/16/10 3:00pm

How Volcanic Ash Can Kill An Airplane

As volcanic ash spreads from an eruption under a glacier in the Eyjafjallajokull region of Iceland, the British have taken the drastic step of locking down the country's airspace. Here's why. » 4/15/10 9:00am 4/15/10 9:00am

Top Gear Filming On Active Volcano

By modifying the same truck they took to the north pole with water-cooled tires and a roof-mounted ash-guard, the Top Gear team just scaled an active Volcano in Iceland for an upcoming episode. » 4/08/10 5:15pm 4/08/10 5:15pm

Fantasy F1 Schedule Includes South American Volcano Circuit

As motor racing abandons its traditional and slightly dangerous European circuits, Motorsport Ramblings counters with a fantasy race itinerary including a new circuit in Argentina built inside a volcano. » 5/06/09 8:30am 5/06/09 8:30am

Mercedes McLaren SLR-Based Hamann Volcano Unveiled In Video

We recently showed you first shots of Hamann's new hyperstyled Benz supercar, the Hamann Volcano » 10/20/08 5:00pm 10/20/08 5:00pm, which basically consists of a heavily modified Mercedes McLaren SLR. All we know about at this point is the garishly modified body and we'll have to wait for the official announcement to find out if this beastie's bite…