Runaway Recycling Truck Creates Havoc In Welsh Town, No Vowels Damaged

It was a rough day for a pair of waste workers in Ynysybwl, Wales. They were picking up recycling bags on the top of a hill in the tiny village when their truck mysteriously went out of control. The driver was in the runaway rig as it suddenly accelerated down the hill and towards a school bus. Luckily, he was able to… » 4/09/08 7:30am 4/09/08 7:30am

Welsh Device Huffs Tailpipe CO2 To Feed Biodiesel-Making Algae

The idea of a little box that can capture most of the carbon dioxide in a car's exhaust and hold it in an easily-extracted inert state sounds plenty appealing, and the Greenbox claims to do just that. Sure, there's a hint of cold-fusion-style nutcasery about it (coal-burning power plants have a helluva time grabbing… » 7/23/07 3:40pm 7/23/07 3:40pm

Angry Welsh Folk Cut Trees in Attempt to Stop Sex on Wheels

Five years or so ago, CTE invited us to a party in Berkeley where hippie chicks danced topless in a non-ironic, non-erotic fashion. While standing in the beer line, we got talking to a recent Stanford art-history grad from Texas with a Louise Brooks haircut and interesting glasses. (Sigh, they're always from Texas.)… » 2/02/06 1:53pm 2/02/06 1:53pm

Welsh Officials Order Bad Driver's Cars Destroyed

A 51 year-old Wales man has been jailed for five months and a judge has ordered his vehicles destroyed after he was caught driving on a suspended license. Laurence Dunne had been involved in two apparently minor hit-and-run accidents over the last few months and had his motoring privileges revoked. However, five days… » 10/14/05 10:36am 10/14/05 10:36am