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The Soviets May Have Once Built a Secret Nuclear-Powered Land-Submarine to Attack America The Soviets May Have Once Built a Secret Nuclear-Powered Land-Submarine to Attack America

You know the scene at the end of The Incredibles—and the start of The Incredibles 2—that has the troglodyte supervillian the Underminer bursting out from underground in a colossal drilling machine? Well, during the Cold War, the Soviet Union was actually developing just such a digging machine, a brutal,…

It’s Friday! You made it out the other side, victorious! Sort of like the Studebaker Avanti, which, by 1990, had been reborn as this thing, with four doors, even. I don’t hate it.

Kate Bush -- 'Cloudbusting' Kate Bush -- 'Cloudbusting'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.

Check Out These Amazing Car Magazine and Book Finds Check Out These Amazing Car Magazine and Book Finds

There’s a great old bookstore in the town over from me, but it’s open really erratic hours. I think the hours of operation are determined by the numerical day of the year divided by the square root of broccoli, or something. All I know is that every time I pass it, it’s closed, except for the other day, when I saw…

Torch and David's Unaccredited Life Garage: The Answers You Deserve Torch and David's Unaccredited Life Garage: The Answers You Deserve

Hot damn. It’s happening. It’s really happening. We let you know that we’re here to help with your life, your cars, your soul, your problems—all of them, car-related and otherwise, and you came through, sending us a whole rusty busload of quality, thoughtful, and, yes, sometimes painful questions. We can’t answer them …

Watch This Heroic Rescue of a Sunken Amphibious Car Watch This Heroic Rescue of a Sunken Amphibious Car

You may recall the shocking news from Sunday: the Lane Museum’s incredibly rare amphibious vehicle, the Hobbycar, sank to bottom of a Tennessee lake. Nobody was hurt, but the Hobbycar seemed lost. But not anymore! The Lane staff mobilized their forces and, yesterday, pulled the Hobbycar back from Lake-Neptune’s cruel…

This is the 2019 BMW Z4 Before You're Supposed to See It This is the 2019 BMW Z4 Before You're Supposed to See It

Official press photos have been leaked for the upcoming 2019 BMW Z4, all before its official release later this month at the Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance. It looks pretty good without all that camouflage!

Here's Ten Disruptive Car-Related Business Ideas That Will Probably Make You Super Rich Here's Ten Disruptive Car-Related Business Ideas That Will Probably Make You Super Rich

Are you sick of being broke all the time? Eating sandwiches with scraps of cardboard with the word “HAM” scrawled on them? I know I am. But I’m not here to complain; I’m here to solve problems and chew gum, and my debit card got declined when I tried to buy gum. So, here, my gift to you, 10 sure-fire get-rich…

Volkswagen Is Finally Bringing Back Some Good Colors To America But It's Not Cheap Volkswagen Is Finally Bringing Back Some Good Colors To America But It's Not Cheap

Color! It’s my dream that, before I die, someone will heft the plastic bag that contains the still operating parts of my body, and hold a remaining eye to a window, where I’ll look out to see traffic flowing by, in a Skittles-like array of many, varied colors. We’re still far from that goal, but at least Volkswagen is…

Belle and Sebastian -- 'Dear Catastrophe Waitress' Belle and Sebastian -- 'Dear Catastrophe Waitress'

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State Department Official Suspects Russia May Have an Unknown Space Weapon State Department Official Suspects Russia May Have an Unknown Space Weapon

In a speech given earlier today, the State Department’s assistant secretary of state for arms control, verification, and compliance, Yleem Poblete, mentioned that a Russian satellite made a series of maneuvers that are “inconsistent” with its expected behavior, and is behaving in a manner that suggests it could be…

Geely Is Reaching Out to the Internet to Name Its New SUV, Which Is Always A Bad Idea Geely Is Reaching Out to the Internet to Name Its New SUV, Which Is Always A Bad Idea

The internet doesn’t exactly have a stellar track record when it comes to naming vehicles, but that’s not stopping Geely, who is looking for an English name for its new SUV, known in Chinese as Bin Yue. Knowing how this usually goes, I’m sure SUVy McSUVface will look fantastic on a badge on the tailgate.

“Hey kids! Guess where we’re taking our joint vacation with our fellow AMC-family this year?”

The 2019 Ford Ranger Configurator Is Live But Hidden, Still Shows Starting Price of $25,395 [Updated] The 2019 Ford Ranger Configurator Is Live But Hidden, Still Shows Starting Price of $25,395 [Updated]

Remember last week when Ford accidentally made its configurator live for their eagerly-awaited non-colossal truck, the 2019 Ranger? Then Ford said that the prices ($24,300 for the base, $24,000 if you don’t want a truck bed) were all wrong. Well, it’s back up, and those prices are still there.

They Might Be Giants - 'S-E-X-X-Y' They Might Be Giants - 'S-E-X-X-Y'

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Meh Car Monday: The Tenth-Generation Ford Thunderbird Has Way More Bird Than Thunder Meh Car Monday: The Tenth-Generation Ford Thunderbird Has Way More Bird Than Thunder

Have you ever seen something like a corporate fun run, and there’s some speeches or something before it gets all started, and some executive pulls the fun run company t-shirt over their button-down shirt and tie? You know how awkward and stiff and uncomfortable that looks? That’s what the tenth-generation Ford…

This Small French Tuning Shop Made Citroën 2CVs Into Race Cars This Small French Tuning Shop Made Citroën 2CVs Into Race Cars

The Citroën 2CV is an iconic car, and famous for many things: extreme simplicity, an almost unholy ability to not roll over, and an almost lethal concentration of Frenchness. One thing it’s not really known for is being a race car. A number of people have tried to change this, but the first one to give a real, serious…

Bumper Falls Off Brand New Tesla Model 3 After 30 Minutes and Some Rain (Updated) Bumper Falls Off Brand New Tesla Model 3 After 30 Minutes and Some Rain (Updated)

We’ve written about Tesla’s production and quality control issues, especially with the new Model 3, before, but this would be sort of startling even if we hadn’t: a person bought a Tesla Model 3, and, within the first 30 minutes of driving the car back home, the rear bumper cover falls off. That’s, um, not ideal. …

Watch a Crane Truck Driver Forget The Crane Was Up And Trash Everything

If you drive a truck with a gigantic, extendible crane on top, that’s pretty much the whole raison d’être of the vehicle, and, if you’re driving the truck, your job. So, you’d think knowing if that gigantic crane was up or down would be a pretty major part of your job as a crane truck driver. You’d think. This driver…

You know what the “SM” in Citroën SM stands for, don’t you? SUPER MONDAY, mother respecters, and that’s what you MRs are going to have today! Got me? I don’t want any trouble. Just flashy, glittery, hydropneumatic wowings. Go forth and wow.

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