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  • May 23, 2011
    Shell, a company best known for bending me over at the pump and not giving a shit who sees my exposed ass as they drive by (stop rubbernecking, pervs!), plans to build the world's largest sea vessel, weighing in at over 600,000 metric tons and standing floating almost 500 meter... / Continue →
  • April 25, 2011
    Spark plugs are used to ignite the gas and oxygen mixture in your vehicle's engine and are NOT to be confused with butt plugs, which are used to reignite the passion in your bedroom. Me? I tried once but just shit the sheets. So romantic. Enter laser plugs: way less intimid... / Continue →
  • March 17, 2011
    Seen here looking suspiciously like some sort of Pagan sun talisman, a shock-wave generator may prove to be the future of engines, pushing traditional internal-combustion joints to the wayside. Ooooooor being all bullshit. Oooooor having its patent rights bought up by engine ... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2010
    Some moron decided it would be a good idea to attempt stealing holy gas from a church van. Only problem is, Jesus wasn't having it. BURN HEATHEN, BUUUUURN! Blake King, 24, was reported in stable condition Wednesday in Vanderbilt University Hospital's Burn Center. Evansvill... / Continue →
  • July 28, 2010
    Note: Picture is 100% related. Christopher Clancy (who may or may not have been conceived on the Red October) used six cans of gasoline to set his former high school ablaze and cause over $1.3 million in damages, all while rocking a sweet Joker costume and videotaping the act ... / Continue →
  • June 8, 2010
    it's official: Mario is dead and it's all BP's fault. Somebody call Bowser and tell him he can keep the Princess, nobody's coming for her. There, there, Toad, it'll all be okay. No, no it won't either. Which is exactly why I don't feel bad doing this *takes a bite out of To... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2009
    This is a little funny cartoon. Funny in a sad way. Like watching an old lady with a flowery hat on trying to open the door to the thrift store even though the sign clearly states, "Closed on Sundays". The Chive Thanks to Captain_O!, who drives an electric car because elect... / Continue →
  • July 21, 2009
    In a tale of spontaneous human combustion, a man who had been huffing gasoline (real Transformers drink it) was tasered by police and went up in a ball of flames. Sweeeeeet. Police said they were responding to a complaint at a house when (36-year old Ronald) Mitchell ran outs... / Continue →
  • July 20, 2009
    Some 14-year old kid in China has been drinking gasoline since he was 9 to become more like a Transformer. Unfortunately, he's become more like an idiot moron. The youngster was so impressed that he began drinking fuel on a daily basis to "obtain energy" and become a mighty w... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2009
    Juan Zamora is a man. A man with a '94 Camaro which undoubtedly has some Rad to the power of Sick flames painted on the sides. Anyway, he bought $26 worth of petrol at the station and paid with his Paypal debit card. Only problem was, Paypal reported he pumped $81,400,836,90... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2009
    Let's face it, we all want our cars to look more like golf balls. But what's a guy to do? Simple, have FastSkinz applied! Fastskinz look dimply and also improve your vehicle's gas mileage. Now I don't really want to go into details (I'll leave that for the quote), but I thi... / Continue →
  • January 8, 2009
    I didn't really like Anchorman, but that's neither here nor there. Now you can buy officially licensed Sex Panther cologne from the movie for only $30 per 1.7-oz spray bottle. No word if it's made with real panther bits or smells like gasoline, but if I had to guess, I'd say ... / Continue →
  • November 4, 2008
    Zero Pollution Motors plans to drop the AirPod like it's hot. And soon (~2011). The compressed-air powered vehicle will cost about $20,000 (!) and run on little more than, well, air. Oh, and, alternatively, a little oil, alcohol, or gas. The air car can tool along at a to... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2008
    The Airbus A380 is a $300 million, 7-story plane that's as long as two blue whales and 260 ft from wingtip to wingtip. And, apparently, it's a flying resort. The A380 is the ultimate in luxury. It has three decks: the top two for passengers and the lower one available for a m... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2008
    First the diesel tree, and now oil bacteria. Several companies in Silicon Valley are racing to produce bacteria capable of excreting oil (black gold, Texas tea). What is most remarkable about what they are doing is that instead of trying to reengineer the global economy - a... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2008
    Listen up guys: it turns out driving an eco-friendly car may increase your chances of getting to touch a woman. According to a study conducted by GM as part of this year's Challenge X competition: * Nearly 9 in 10 women (88 percent) say they'd rather chat up someone who... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2008
    What could possibly be cooler than shooting flames out the exhaust of your car (besides actually being jet powered or having rocket launchers)? Very little. Well now, thanks to the Autoloc Flame Thrower you can toast the hell out of tailgaters like you've always wanted. The ... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2008
    Ed Shadle and Keith Zanghi are two nutjobs that want to break the 800 mph land speed record in the US. To achieve such a breakneck speed they've built the North American Eagle -- a jet car powered by a 1957 Lockheed F-104 Starfighter's 42,500 horsepower engine. The damn thing... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2008
    The Brazilian tree Copaifera langsdorfii (aka the diesel tree or kerosene tree) produces a natural diesel fuel that requires very little filtering (one pass through a coffee filter) before it's ready for use. Just kidding about the coffee filter thing, I don't know what it tak... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2008
    The Microjoule competition car is the lovechild of a caterpillar and a jellybean. And maybe a go-cart that was originally just filming but ended up getting in on the action. The amazingly green vehicle can "make the journey between New York and Los Angeles over three times on... / Continue →