Rolling Coal: The Latest Trend Amongst Anti-Environment Trolls

The idea of "rolling coal" has been around for a little while, but now it has become a full-fledged anti-environment protest. Essentially, diesel truck owners with a strong desire to preserve their right to be as thick-headed and inconsiderate as possible modify their trucks to increase fuel intake. Excess fuel… » 7/07/14 2:35pm 7/07/14 2:35pm

The Truck is probably the best "evil truck" movie of the year

In The Truck, a truck chases people around and tries to... run them over. Is it haunted? Is it Satanic? Is it just born evil? Is anybody even driving this thing? Whatever the truth, stop lights can't stop it. Even barriers made of thin plywood can't stop it. » 8/31/13 1:17pm 8/31/13 1:17pm

It's a truck with a jet engine going 210 mph!

No, really, that's what this is. Plus a lot of fire. Apparently, for the truck engine to start, it has to burn down half the stage at this show. » 8/31/13 8:30am 8/31/13 8:30am

Worst television versions of science fiction and fantasy books

The Walking Dead carried all our dreams on its undead shoulders. We're all hoping HBO's Game of Thrones will also rule. But sadly, television has an even worse record of adapting books than movies. Here are 10 book-to-television embarrassments. » 11/01/10 3:34pm 11/01/10 3:34pm

When four wheel drive was a futuristic technology

In this image from the Shorpy archive, you can see a truck demonstrating the awesome powers of four-wheel drive in 1928, when this would have been all very high tech. [via Shorpy] » 10/11/10 6:40am 10/11/10 6:40am

Meet Your New Robot Overlord: The Autonomous Mining Truck

Click to view » 9/11/08 10:22am 9/11/08 10:22amSo you already know about autonomous aerial vehicles being used in combat and surveillance — they're little planes that look almost like toys. Not so with the next generation of autonomous vehicles. A group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon have just won a contract to create a robotic system that would…