Don't Drive 1,000 MPH: Raindrops Will Destroy Your Windshield

Rain hitting your windshield can mean dicey road conditions and traffic snags. According to XKCD's What If, the force of those drops hitting your windshield can also destroy your car's windshield. Lesson learned: don't drive at speeds of Mach 1.5 in a downpour if you want your glass to survive. » 4/26/14 10:20am 4/26/14 10:20am

XKCD Explains: How To Kill Yourself Using Only A Speedbump

The positively delightful webcomic XKCD has a history of presenting deep ideas in a simple manner or, when all else fails, creating mole planets. But this week the site's "What if?" section tackles a particularly thorny automotive question: How fast can you hit a speed bump while driving and live? » 9/08/13 4:09pm 9/08/13 4:09pm