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Here’s a Jaguar I-Pace Slamming Into a Poor Toyota Aygo, Because Parking Is Hard
Here’s a Jaguar I-Pace Slamming Into a Poor Toyota Aygo, Because Parking Is Hard

26 May 2021, 12:05 UTC / Video showing one man’s terrible parking skills and inevitable admission of defeat reaches near viral status, along with the moral to the story

 
Turns Out Fasting for 33 Days Won’t Convince God to Give You a Lamborghini
Turns Out Fasting for 33 Days Won’t Convince God to Give You a Lamborghini

25 May 2021, 09:08 UTC / A very religious man with a very beautiful dream for a Lamborghini decided to take the ultimate faith test, to completely unsurprising results

 
Skoda Fabia Deemed Not Posh Enough for the Neighborhood: Take It to the Dump!
Skoda Fabia Deemed Not Posh Enough for the Neighborhood: Take It to the Dump!

16 May 2021, 07:38 UTC / Neighbors pin note to Skoda Fabia owner, telling her she should take it to the dump because everyone else drives only nice cars

 
A 2020 Lamborghini Huracan Paid for in PPP Money Gets You 6 Years in Jail
A 2020 Lamborghini Huracan Paid for in PPP Money Gets You 6 Years in Jail

15 May 2021, 04:33 UTC / Miami playboy was facing a maximum of 70 years for all charges, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and got only 6 instead

 
Driver Stocks Up on Gas, Loses Hummer in Predictable Fire
Driver Stocks Up on Gas, Loses Hummer in Predictable Fire

14 May 2021, 04:34 UTC / Florida man hoarded gasoline after the Colonial Pipeline hack and put containers in the back seat; fire rescue was quick to respond, but the Hummer is a loss

 
Tesla Model S 12-Volt Battery Goes Flat, and James May Isn't Happy About It
Tesla Model S 12-Volt Battery Goes Flat, and James May Isn't Happy About It

13 May 2021, 12:48 UTC / James May's Tesla has recently failed, and he needed a whole hour to get into the trunk to connect a charger to the 12-volt battery

 
Panic Buying Leads to Most Surreal Warning: Don’t Put Gas in Plastic Bags
Panic Buying Leads to Most Surreal Warning: Don’t Put Gas in Plastic Bags

13 May 2021, 09:01 UTC / Federal agency United States Consumer Product Safety Commission issues stern warning on the dangers of filling plastic bags with gasoline

 
PPP Fraudster Has No Shame, Solid Taste in Cars: Lambo, Ferrari, Bentley Seized
PPP Fraudster Has No Shame, Solid Taste in Cars: Lambo, Ferrari, Bentley Seized

12 May 2021, 04:28 UTC / Federal grand jury indicts California man on several counts of fraud and theft after he obtained $5.1 million in forgivable loans, spent it on himself

 
Dudes Drift Out to Sea on Homemade Raft, Because Why Spend Millions on a Boat
Dudes Drift Out to Sea on Homemade Raft, Because Why Spend Millions on a Boat

11 May 2021, 05:41 UTC / College students are rescued in the middle of the night after they drift out into the Pacific Ocean on raft made of kiddie pools, plywood, and paint buckets

 
Slick Senator Does Zoom Meeting on Distracted Driving While Driving Distracted
Slick Senator Does Zoom Meeting on Distracted Driving While Driving Distracted

7 May 2021, 14:00 UTC / Ohio State Senator Andrew Brenner says there’s no difference between what he did and taking a hands-free phone call, because he was still paying attention

 
One-Day-Old Ferrari 488 Pista Crashed Is an Expensive Lesson in Cockiness
One-Day-Old Ferrari 488 Pista Crashed Is an Expensive Lesson in Cockiness

7 May 2021, 05:27 UTC / The driver wanted to show off for the cameras, turned off the safety features and lost traction, and then control of the brand new car

 
VinFast Reports Customer to the Police for Complaining About the Lux A2.0 Online
VinFast Reports Customer to the Police for Complaining About the Lux A2.0 Online

5 May 2021, 04:30 UTC / Vietnam’s first carmaker takes legal action against YouTuber who documented his issues with the sedan for his channel, says it will do the same elsewhere

 
This ATV Mounted on the Roof of a Nissan 350Z Is Proof of Messed Up Priorities
This ATV Mounted on the Roof of a Nissan 350Z Is Proof of Messed Up Priorities

4 May 2021, 05:47 UTC / This happens when you’re rich enough not to care about damage to your car but not smart enough to pay for renting a delivery vehicle

 
Qantas Charges Man $765 Million for Extra Legroom on Domestic Flight
Qantas Charges Man $765 Million for Extra Legroom on Domestic Flight

25 Apr 2021, 05:22 UTC / Australian comedian Dave O’Neil has a story he couldn’t have made up: computer error nearly got him the most expensive airplane ticket ever

 
Brand New Ferrari 812 Superfast Goes for Unplanned Swim in the Lake, Drowns
Brand New Ferrari 812 Superfast Goes for Unplanned Swim in the Lake, Drowns

22 Apr 2021, 06:13 UTC / The owner stopped and put the car in neutral before getting out, realized it was rolling away into the water, but could do nothing about it

 
Florida Man and His Hyundai Santa Fe Are All About the Fast & Furious Life
Florida Man and His Hyundai Santa Fe Are All About the Fast & Furious Life

16 Apr 2021, 09:26 UTC / A drawbridge jump of the kind you often see in movies is both dangerous and illegal; this Florida man was able to pull it off, but he must now face the music

 
Driver Completes Multi-State Journey With Zero Visibility, Except for a Peephole
Driver Completes Multi-State Journey With Zero Visibility, Except for a Peephole

12 Apr 2021, 06:37 UTC / Montana Highway Patrol issue “don’t be this guy” warning after incredible traffic stop of smashed car traveling with zero visibility

 
This Mitsubishi’s Disastrous River Crossing Is a Lesson in Overinflated Ego
This Mitsubishi’s Disastrous River Crossing Is a Lesson in Overinflated Ego

9 Apr 2021, 06:44 UTC / An attempted crossing of a flooded river during heavy rain in the Dominican Republic goes from bad to worse in a matter of seconds

 
Voltswagen Prank Was All About “Let’s Show the World How Crazy We Are About EVs”
Voltswagen Prank Was All About “Let’s Show the World How Crazy We Are About EVs”

8 Apr 2021, 05:56 UTC / Despite the criticism, VW brass is convinced Voltswagen April Fools’ prank did the brand good because it heightened interest in the ID.4

 
Popular Female Japanese Biker Turns Out to Be a Man: Catfishing for the Sport
Popular Female Japanese Biker Turns Out to Be a Man: Catfishing for the Sport

3 Apr 2021, 06:16 UTC / 50-year-old man wanted to get more people into riding motorcycles by sharing his own adventures, but he got “too carried away” with face-changing app