Showing posts in the category of Offbeat News

Sometimes It’s Really Hard To Distinguish Between Road Rage And Insanity


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Yes, the guy in the photo holds an axe in his hand. And yes, this is the perfect example why you shouldn’t revert to road rage – you never know who you’re really going up against.

D-Bag Cuts Off Driver, Enters Roundabout The Wrong Way


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Since what 'd-bag' means is an arrogant or obnoxious person, it's safe to say that the driver of this B6 Audi A4 Avant certainly counts as one.

Uber & Warner Bros Turning Downtown Seattle Into Mad Max Wasteland


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In celebration of the new Mad Max video game, Uber approached Waner Bros Interactive Entertainment and set out to give fans the ride of a lifetime in downtown Seattle.

Airbag And Seatbelt Pretensioner Go Off In Slow Motion


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If you’ve ever wondered what the two of the most prolific automotive safety features look like in slowed down action, then do read on and check out the videos too.

Watch Porsche Tuner Magnus Walker Crash His Favorite 911


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The Porsche 911 that made Magnus Walker famous in the underground car culture has suffered a little… ding.

These Heroes Stepped In To Stop Man From Beating His Wife On A Truck Bed


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This shocking footage shows an unknown man beating his wife with a metal object on the back of his truck, with a group of men stepping in to stop him.

Erect Truck Bangs Road Sign In Saudi Arabia


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A truck driver forgot to lower his vehicle's dumping bucket and smashed into an overhead sign on a Saudi Arabian freeway bringing traffic to a halt.

Watch Cars Crashing At Roughly 200Km/h (124Mph)


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It’s like playing with a few Hot Wheels sets, only much more terrifying.

Tomato Toting Spaniards Ruin A Google Street View Car


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La Tomatina is a yearly celebration held in Spain and it’s basically just a big tomato throwing free for all deathmatch. This year, though, a Google Street View car was caught in the crossfire and severely damaged by the 30,000 or so participants.

Steve Jobs Family-Owned BMW 3-Series Pops Up For Sale On Craiglist


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For a car to classify as a collectible, it should be pretty darn special.

This Guy Just Doesn't Want To Get Towed


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Rumor has it that this driver is still trying to escape from the tow truck's claws.

Kawasaki’s Mad Supercharged H2R Isle Of Man Ride Rewind


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The new H2R, the crazy new supercharged motorbike from Kawasaki, which was the fastest ever on the Isle of Man TT course, just got its own mini-documentary. As a reminder, it hit 206 mph / 331 km/h on said course in June of this year.

Islamic State Armors Mining Dump Truck For Siege; Mad Max Comes To Mind


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This is probably one of the most disturbing automotive mods we’ve seen, especially since it’s designed to make the vehicle (here a large mining dump truck) break through stationary defenses, then detonate itself once inside.

Stock ‘RingBanana’ MX-5 NA Finally Goes Around The Ring In Under 9 Minutes


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If you thought that their previous attempt was impressive, wait until you see what these ‘Ring heroes managed to do with just a set of stickier tires.

Pontiac Firefly Meets Death Via Caterpillar D11 Buldozer


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Watching cars get destroyed is not a pretty sight, especially when we’re talking about expensive vehicles that can still be of use to someone.

But the consumer society we live in dictates that millions of cars should be crushed each year in junkyards all over the world.

Curiosity Rover Takes “Selfie” On Mars!


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As far as extreme off-roading goes, it currently doesn’t get much further away from our roads than the planet Mars. The planet is currently only populated with robots, one of which is the super-advanced Curiosity rover.

Lexus Explains The Science Behind Its Working Hoverboard


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We know the hoverboard commissioned by Lexus uses repelling magnets to work, but we have so far not been spoon-fed the details in an official video published by the manufacturer – this is that video.

Philadelphia Officer Facing Charges For Extorting Motorist To Buy Show Tickets!


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This is new - an unnamed police officer has been suspended and is being investigated as he was caught on camera forcing a motorist to buy some Hero Thrill Show tickets so as not to get fined and have his car impounded.

Watch Deaf And Blind Drivers Go Racing In Poland


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You’d think that people with severe sight or hearing impairments would be unable to enter a motorsport competition – but you’d be wrong.

Watch Badass Russian Riders Cross Raging River On Their Ural Bikes


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Russia’s Ural Motorcycles builds some of the world’s toughest bikes with sidecars and you only need to watch the following video to realize there aren’t many obstacles these things can’t pass.