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What's Destroying All These Fords In Oklahoma? We Have Some Theories
What's Destroying All These Fords In Oklahoma? We Have Some Theories

Hailstorms, lightning, floods: The damage caused to many cars on dealership lots is meteorologic in nature. But in Vinita, Oklahoma, a small town about 60 miles northeast of Tulsa, something else is to blame -- something with a heartbeat. ALSO SEE: EPA Accuses VW Of Playing Dirty On Nearly 500,000...Read More»

Subaru BRAT GL by Flickr user ifixfones1
The Most Unusual Car Features Of All Time

You may have noticed television commercials for the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, touting hot-stone massage seats and multicolor ambient lighting. It even atomizes a choice of four scents throughout the impeccably appointed cabin. And the list most definitely goes on. Through the years, Mercedes has...Read More»

PlateWave social networking app for UK drivers
British Car Fan Launches PlateWave App To Help You Find Dates Using License Plates

Marc Ackerley is either extremely vain, extremely delusional, or an extreme genius. Possibly all three. According to the Daily Mail, the 58-year-old British car fan was lucky in business but unlucky in love -- or so he thought. Then, he began getting calls from his Ferrari dealer, who said that "a...Read More»

Chinese safety belt t-shirt
Fashion To Fool The Fuzz: Chinese T-Shirts Look Like Seatbelt Straps

Sometimes, inventions are revolutionary. When the iPhone debuted in 2007, the world let out a collective gasp, as if to say, "Yes, that's just what I've been wanting!" Sometimes, inventions are dull. Ginsu knives and the ShamWow do things that other products do, they just claim to do them better...Read More»

Dashboard camera footage of a meteor exploding over Russia, 2-15-2013
Russian Meteor Captured On Multiple Dashboard Cams

On the very same day that Planet Earth is expecting a very close encounter with a very large asteroid, a meteor has hit central Russia, damaging buildings, sending residents to the hospital, and scattering meteorite fragments across a wide swath of the former Soviet Union. What does this have to do...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Spark minicar unveiled in Detroit, October 2011
GM Network Hacked To Make Fun Of Rivals At 2013 Spark Unveiling -- Update

General Motors' web-wide blast of new cars and technology today has made quite an impression, but a prank--or at least what is being called a prank--at the company's Detroit headquarters today has left a different sort of mark--both on GM and on the prankster. A Wi-Fi router providing Internet...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Car
Today In Distracted Driving: Man Shoots Self In Both Legs

Whether you’re in favor of gun control or opposed to it, we can probably agree on one point: keeping a loaded and unsecured handgun in your car is a less-than-good idea. A 23-year-old Tennessee man found this out the hard way, when he shot himself though both legs with a revolver kept under...Read More»

2010 Mazda Mazda6
2009-2010 Mazda6 Recalled For Potential Spider Infestation

Who says spiders are harmless? If you own a 2009 or 2010 Mazda6 sedan you're probably not going to want to watch Arachnophobia any time soon. According to Mazda, a certain type of spider (the yellow sac) may weave a web in the evaporative canister vent line (part of the emission control system)...Read More»

Eric Perez. Photo via Hernando County Sheriff's Office.
Real Life Cougar Town: Drunk And Wrong Way Down The Freeway--In A Golf Cart

Cougar Town character Bobby Cobb has a real-life counterpart: Eric Perez. Busted late last month for driving a golf cart the wrong way down a divided highway just after midnight with a blood alcohol content of 0.242-0.251 percent, Perez is living the dream. Central Florida's Hernando County...Read More»

2002 Chrysler Minivan
Woman Gets 40-Mile, 100-MPH Ride On Minivan's Hood Thanks To Abusive Husband

You've just had a heated fight with your husband, who storms out of the house and into the family minivan. He's about to speed off. So you jump on the hood to stop him. Except he doesn't stop. That's the story one California woman has to tell today. A Manteca, CA woman who asked not to be...Read More»

Desert Cow - flickr user Von Gomez
On The Grille: Meat Truck Hits Cow, Crashes And Burns

Here's another one for the sad but true file: A trucker traveling a major highway near Government Camp Oregon hit a large cow in the road and died from the resulting crash. Adding to the irony here is that the semi involved, which burst into flames after the collision, was a meat truck. The driver...Read More»

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