Showing posts in the category of Offbeat News

Sinkhole Tried To Feed On Family Car In Peru


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What we have here is footage of a giant 5m (16 ft) sinkhole which opened up in the city of Trujilo in Peru and started feeding on a car that was traveling along the road.

Lighting A Cigarette On A Nissan GT-R Exhaust Flame? Ain't Gonna Work


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For whatever reason, the internet loves videos of supercars spitting flames and recently, a YouTube channel decided to play into this adoration by attempting to light a cigarette with the flames from a Nissan GT-R.

Rider Wants To Set Guinnes World Record For Longest Wheelie - On Ice...


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A man from Wisconsin is brave enough to attempt setting a new world record for the fastest wheelie on ice.

Dave Mirra Dies in Apparent Suicide Incident


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Dave Mirra, the brilliant BMX rider, part-time rally driver and competitor in ironman and triathlons, unfortunately passed away aged 41.

800 HP Challenger Hellcat Witnesses Cops Chasing Down Street Racers


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If cops are out to bust up a gang of street racers, the fact that they end up pulling over only one car should make everyone else feel lucky.

Barack Obama Proposes $10 Oil Tax Per Barrel To Fund Transportation Plans


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To raise funds for a number of transportation initiatives across the United States, President Obama has proposed a $10 oil tax per barrel to be phased in over the next five years.

Honda Accord Crashes Into Florida House Before Driver Disappears


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A mid-2000s Honda Accord crashed into a house in Lauderhill, Florida on Wednesday leaving a couple with minor injuries and police searching for the missing driver.

Video Shows 15-Story Crane Collapsing On NYC Street, Leaving 1 Dead, Several Injured


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At least one person was killed in a parked car and three more were reportedly injured on Friday when a massive, 15-story tall construction crane toppled over in lower Manhattan, in NYC, Friday morning.

Out Of Control Hyundai Comes Close To A Bad Crash


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Generally speaking, medium to high-speed near-misses take place outside city limits, though this time, a dashcam was on duty when a 5-door Hyundai Solaris decided to cause trouble for incoming traffic.

Fiat Brava's Day Goes From Crappy To Catastrophic


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On a list of things you never want to happen to you, finding your car submerged in sewage is probably somewhere near the very top.

Elon Musk Cancels Customer's Tesla Model X Order For Being 'Super Rude'


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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has personally cancelled a customer's Model X order after he wrote a "super rude" post about the recent launch event on his blog.

Truck Scare Reaches High Levels On Russian Road


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This right here is a perfect example of something that can leave you completely befuddled.

Audi Quattro Vs BMW xDrive Tug Of War: Who's Your Money On?


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Men will always be boys - only their toys get more expensive as they age. But seriously now, these guys tide their all-wheel drive German rides and played tug-of-war on the snow.

E90 BMW Driver Has Sudden Brain Glitch In Traffic


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While there may be nothing wrong medically with the person behind the wheel of that white 3-Series, the fact that she didn't realize her car was basically gliding on top of the tram tracks probably led to a completely avoidable accident.

Florida Woman Pulls Over Cop For Speeding In Ultimate Role Reversal


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In a remarkable role reversal, footage has surfaced online showing a Florida woman pulling over a police officer for speeding.

Bill Gates Memorised Employees License Plates To Monitor Their Working Hours


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Bill Gates has always been known as a hard worker and in a recent interview, revealed just how fanatical about his work he was in his 20s.

McLaren 650S Shock Collar Prank Is Hilariously Cruel


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It's not everyday that you run into a Mantis Green McLaren 650S Spider and certainly not often that you'll find one unlocked, unattended and just waiting to be stolen in a desolate parking lot.

eBay’s X-Files: Lost “Porsche 911 T Prototype” For $21 Million


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You can buy over 25 Porsche 918 Spyders for the price of an alleged 911 prototype from Canada.

This decomposing pile of German engineering is not only the most expensive listing by far on eBay Motors right now with a starting bid of $21 million, but it’s possibly one of the strangest as well.

Furious Pickup Driver Threatens And Pulls Gun Out On Motorcyclist


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The on-road relationship between motorcyclists and car drivers can be at best, testing and in the US recently, things almost turned fatal when a furious pickup driver pulled a gun on a biker.

Daniel Ricciardo Takes On Bath Rugby In RB9 F1 Car [w/Video]


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Curious to see what happens when 1,000 BHP/tone push against 831 kg/s but haven't found an F1 car willing to take on some Rugby players? Check this out.