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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

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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... read more March 3, 2011 by 0


 
Debra Oberlin. Photo via Gainesville Police Department.

Former MADD Leader Arrested For Drunk Driving

If something hilarious yet tragically ironic is going to happen, chances are it will happen in Florida, men urinating on chicken at the grocery store notwithstanding. The... read more February 25, 2011 by 15


 
Carefree (and careless) Dodge Ram driver on the highway

Tip: How NOT To Drive Your Truck At 80 MPH

The freeway is like a box of 80-mph chocolates wrapped in sheetmetal: you never know what you're going to get. Today, we get a Dodge Ram 1500 driver cruising down the highway... read more July 28, 2010 by 0


 
Ad for Dansk Port Teknik garage doors by JWT agency

Garage Door Manufacturer Thinks Toyota's Deadly Safety Flaw Is Hilarious

It's not easy making light of tragic events. Cracking jokes about fatal tornadoes, mudslides, and building collapses is best handled by really good comedians and/or really... read more March 1, 2010 by 11


 
Artist Jeremy Dean with half a Hummer H2 for his work, "Back to the Futurama," January 2010

HUMMER-Hating Artist Hacks H2 Into Horse Cart, Cites Hoover

Ah, conceptual art. Clearly our country would be less colorful were it not for the efforts of, say, New York artist Jeremy Dean, who got inspired reading about horse-drawn... read more January 25, 2010 by 30


 
Aston Martin Lagonda Concept

Today In WTF: Aston Martin Lagonda Concept Is Still Alive

If you haven't blocked it from your memory, you might recall the Aston Martin Lagonda Concept that debuted in Geneva last March. You might also recall that the SUV was mostly... read more December 10, 2009 by 2


 
2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Special Edition

Video: Changing A VW Fan Belt With The Engine Running

Although combustion engines will remain a part of the car mix for several decades to come, it seems pretty clear that electrics are the way of the future. And while many will... read more November 24, 2009 by 0


 
smart fortwo edition limited three 006

Marketing WTF: Smart, Little Debbie Give Away A ForTwo

To be successful at marketing, companies have to shill their products in a variety of ways: on TV, in print, via editorial coverage, and so on. Partnerships with other... read more November 23, 2009 by 3


 
Chinese ad for Volkswagen GTI

WTF AdWatch: Chinese Print Ad For The Volkswagen GTI

We're not entirely sure that this Chinese print ad for the Volkswagen GTI is for real -- and if it is, we're even less sure what it might be saying. The copy along the bottom... read more November 12, 2009 by 3


 
Renault and Biotherm present the ZOE Z.E. concept

WTF: Renault, L'Oreal Create First-Ever 'Spa' Concept Car

The ZOE Z.E. concept car stems from a curious collaboration between French automaker Renault and luxury skincare company Biotherm (a division of L'Oreal). The ZOE Z.E. offers... read more November 6, 2009 by 0


 
The Spirit of Berlin remote-controlled Dodge minivan

Want To Remote-Control Your Minivan? Check the App Store

It's official: "There's an app for that" has become the most annoying catchphrase of 2009 (on par with 2001's "You are the weakest link"). And yet, we have to admit that... read more November 4, 2009 by 0


 
Man driving half a car (possibly in Serbia)

Monday WTF Video: Wacky Serbian Guy Drives Half A Car

Monday means two things in our book: (1) heading back to the office and (2) finding ways to waste time once we get there. In service of item #2, we present this video of a... read more November 2, 2009 by 0


 
Drunk driver plows into the wrong house [via CNN]

Video: Drunk Driver Confused, Plows Into Wrong House

How's this for a bad dream: you're lying in bed at 4am, fast asleep next to someone you love, when a Chevy Aveo comes crashing through the wall and pins you to the mattress... read more October 28, 2009 by 0


 
Chinese children salute cars [Du Bin for The New York Times]

Kids Salute Cars In China To Reduce Accidents, Learn Manners

China may not be as isolated as it once was, but there are still cultural differences that set the country apart. To minimize traffic accidents near schools, for example... read more October 27, 2009 by 0


 
'Dear John' letter from Saturn

Saturn's 'Dear John' Letters: Savvy Or Schmaltzy?

Saturn fans are an exceptional bunch. Despite recent surveys showing brand loyalty to be a thing of the past, Saturn owners' passion for their rides is the stuff of legend --... read more October 27, 2009 by 1


 

 
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