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  • May 26, 2016
    Well, not actually run over them like Bigfoot or Grave Digger would, but it can drive over them. Although that's not actually the purpose. The purpose is so that cars can drive under the bus, thus eliminating bus-stop related traffic jams. I love jams. Boysenberry is my favor... / Continue →
  • March 10, 2016
    This is a video of KTVU San Francisco Bay Area reporter Alex Savidge almost getting hit by a car during a live news report. Thankfully, Alex's cameraman Chip Vaughan yelled at him to get out of the way, which he managed to do just in the nick of time. This is exactly why news... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2015
    Seen here on what appears to be a 4,000-lane highway, a checkpoint on the other side of a tollbooth causes a bottleneck and massive traffic jam outside of Beijing. Honestly, if I had been stuck in this I probably would have spontaneously human combusted. I do not cope well wi... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2015
    Apparently a giant inflatable Minion broke free from a nearby carnival in Dublin and caused a 15-minute traffic jam while it desperately tried to thumb a ride out of town. Unsurprisingly, nobody tried to kill behead the Minion because this is Dublin and not Philadelphia. Th... / Continue →
  • December 30, 2014
    Note: The chart is broken into pieces for readability. Full, much harder to read version HERE. This is a chart listing the twenty most popular (English speaking?) websites every year since 1996. I like how Penthouse actually made the list the first year. Sadly, Geekologie i... / Continue →
  • April 23, 2014
    This is a video shot above Meskel Square in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It's a massive free-for-all traffic intersection. From what I gathered, you just drive until you almost hit somebody, wait for them to move, then speed off again. The pedestrians though -- they're the real wa... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2014
    On display at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Audi is currently testing its new Smart City Traffic Light Assistance, a system that provides a countdown until the next stoplight on your route will turn green. Alternatively, treat yourself to a jetpack and for... / Continue →
  • July 26, 2013
    If you haven't already seen it already (and because it's Friday -- YES, YES, YES!), this is a video of a traffic reporter at local news station ABC 12 drawing a penis on the monitor during her segment. Just look at that smile -- you can tell she's proud of her handiwork. And ... / Continue →
  • November 30, 2012
    We've seen similar concepts in the past, but for some reason people can't get over the idea of adding lasers to crosswalks, so here's another one. The Guardian crosswalk was designed by Ho-Joon Lim's and features lasers that either provide a visual barrier for pedestrians so t... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2012
    This is a video of an intersection in Germany that allows two pedestrians on opposite sides of the street to play a little game of pong against each other while waiting for the walk light to turn green. The game even has a timer that shows you how long you've got left until it... / Continue →