Dopey Old Couple Almost Dies After 13 Hours Trapped In Unlocked Mazda 

An older New Zealand couple almost died after being inside their new Mazda 3 for 13 hours because they couldn't figure out how to exit the car. This was very close to being an actual tragedy, and one that could have been prevented by — and this is where you cringe — pulling the door handle. » 12/18/14 2:54pm Thursday 2:54pm

​I Can't Wrap My Brain Around This 2-Wheel-Drive, Dual-Steering Freak

We all have dreams. But those dreams generally don't involve reinventing the motorcycle with a fetishistic devotion to hydraulics. Ian Drysdale is the exception, and his two-wheel-drive, two-wheel-steer, hydraulically-driven Dryvtech 2x2x2 is proof you can build your dreams. And now you buy it.
» 12/04/14 3:42pm 12/04/14 3:42pm

Here's What Happens If You Keep Driving When Your Car Loses A Wheel

This isn't "dragging an exhaust pipe," or even "driving on a flat tire." The front-right tire of this tired old Chrysler 300M is completely absent, and the wheel itself has been ground down to the shape of the letter D. Yet the driver presses on. And on. How could you possible reckon this is a reasonable idea?! » 11/17/14 3:47pm 11/17/14 3:47pm

Cars And Characters At This Apocalyptic Hellscape Party Are Terrifying

I'd describe "Wasteland Weekend" as "Burning Man" with a post-apocalyptic anarchy theme, but I think that might be redundant. It does take the Mad Max thing to a whole 'nother level though; with a fleet of horrifying cars and weapon-clad characters that just looks like... a lot of fun. » 10/09/14 4:20pm 10/09/14 4:20pm

Dallas School District Reverses Book Ban After Becoming National Joke

They say every dog has his day, and now Enzo, the canine protagonist of The Art of Racing in the Rain, will have his in well-to-do Dallas classrooms once again. After becoming a national embarrassment for banning that book and seven others, Highland Park school district officials have reversed their decision. » 9/29/14 7:03pm 9/29/14 7:03pm

​That Time Barbra Streisand Was In A BDSM Biker Porn

The 70s were good to Barbra Streisand. She had three number one hits, starred in a spate of comedies, landed an Oscar nomination for Best Actress and won another for best song. Oh, and she also starred in a movie casting her as an "in-your-face and uneducated prostitute" who had a role in the fictional BDSM flick … » 9/26/14 2:58pm 9/26/14 2:58pm