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Check Out The Cars From Mad Max: Fury Road Recreated With LEGO Blocks


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The Mad Max: Fury Road movie’s vehicle set is slightly creepy but quite cool, which is why we’re not surprised people are trying to reproduce them with whatever they can get their hands on. In this case, it’s LEGO.

Road Billboard Sure Looks Out Of Place When You're Coming From Behind


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That's not what you think it is even if that's what the creators of this billboard from Costa Rica want you to think it is…

India's Heat Wave Is So Bad That It's Melting The Roads [w/Video]


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With temperatures topping 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 Celsius) and nearing 122 F (50 C) in some areas, the situation in India is dire with the horrible heat wave having claimed over 1,300 lives.

2016 Smart ForTwo Cabrio Prototype Has An Off-The-Road Oopsie


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No matter how careful you are, when you're out in the open testing prototypes, there's always a chance of an accident happening and…someone taking pictures of your mishap.

Giant US Marines Amphibious Vehicle Prototype Is Capable But Very Slow


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The US Marines are testing a really big amphibious vehicle called the Ultra Heavy Lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC for short).

Back in 2014, it took part in a Marine Corps Advanced Warfighting Experiment which was “the culmination of a decade of progressive experimentation.”

Chrysler, Jeep & Ram Lower Powertrain Warranty From 100,000 To 60,000 Miles On 2016MYs


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The Fiat-Chrysler group has reduced its 5-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its American brands in order to align to the industry standard.

Pickup Driver Who Almost Ran Over Biker Gets His Head Checked…


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Whichever way you see it, it's hard to understand the logic behind the actions of this Ford pickup driver who crossed into the opposite lane and almost hit a motorcyclist.

It Won't Buff Out: Porsche 911 Crashes Into Car Wash, Gets A New Top…


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Would you like a roof on top of your detailing? Just kidding, as this…topping is not included in the detailing services provided by the Olde Cape Car Wash in MA.

Turbocharged 5-Cylinder For The Audi R8 And Lamborghini Huracan?


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In a recent analysis, Car and Driver suggested that the Lamborghini Huracan and the Audi R8 could both get a 2.5-litre 5 cylinder-engine.

Crazy Biker Pulls A Risky Maneuver On The Nurburgring


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Before entering a track-day type event, you usually get briefed on safety standards and motoring etiquette. The fellow in the following video was obviously not briefed…

Take A Fascinating Look Behind The Scenes Of Mad Max: Fury Road


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One of the main talking points of the media bubble created around the new Mad Max movie was the fact that most stunts and scenes were fully acted and not CGI-generated.

Computers are clearly used in the post-processing, but there’s no trickery when it comes to the action: most of it was shot as you see it.

Idiot In Audi RS6 Drifts Past Red Light And Crashes Into A Tram


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The Audi RS6 Avant is a lovely car in the right hands, but all that merciless power can spell heaps of trouble when it falls into the wrong hands.

Watch Batmobile Chase Joker's Car In Toronto For Suicide Squad Film


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Batman and his arch-nemesis The Joker took to the streets of Toronto, Canada, last night to film a chase for Warner Bros' upcoming blockbuster, the Suicide Squad.

Tesla Model S P85D Breaks Dyno Belt Thanks To Instant Torque


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Here's a good one for you, just in case you were wondering what type of car you needed to buy in order to have a "dyno-breaking" story to tell your friends.

Did Lady In High-Heels Really Drive Her Man To Vomit On The 'Ring?


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There's a video going around of a BMW M3 E92 Coupe driven by a young woman in a mini skirt and high-heels pulling over on the Nürburgring with a man jumping out from the passenger seat and vomiting over the metal guard.

Cockpit Cam Offers Best Look At Verstappen's Scary Crash In Monaco


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Up until Toro Rosso's rookie driver, 17-year old Max Verstappen, went flying into the protective barrier, the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix had been a fairly boring one.

Swedish Cops In VW Passat Estate Chase Audi RS7 Gumballer


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So…it seems that one of the drivers participating in this year's Gumball 3000 was misbehaving at high speeds in Sweden capturing the attention of the local police.

Yes, Men Really Do Ogle Sexy Italian Bodies


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Here's a guy who takes ogling to a whole new, and rather amusing, level.

Awesome Tron Lightcycle Sold At Auction


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The future is here and it carries an 80’s vibe with it. That’s right, what once was considered science-fiction, now can be bought at auctions and used as a daily means of escaping the mainframe during a Light Cycle match.

Game For Samsung Virtual Reality Set Makes You Feel Stupid For Texting While Driving


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You’re sick of all the campaigns telling you not to text and drive, something that you should have figured on your own, aren’t you?