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CHP BMW Helicopter canal

BMW underestimates the power of a shallow canal as a CHP helicopter gives “chase”

This BMW would've gotten away if it wasn't for a shallow canal with a bit of mossy water that stopped his escape. Stolen, evading arrest, or...

This is how The Boring Co’s tunnel will launch vehicles into its mile-long test...

Plans filed with the City of Hawthorne show detailed blueprints how The Boring Co's tunnel will accept vehicles from city streets. The Boring Co., Elon...
AT-6

AT-6 Texan WWII trainer aircraft crash lands on L.A. 101 Freeway, pilot survives

It's not every day that you get to see an American WWII plane in the wild but unfortunately, it had to be like this. If you...
Martinez Sideshows

East Bay public works thinks grapefruit speed bumps will stop sideshows

Contra Costa public works is dropping $50,000 on a pilot program that aims to curb sideshows. Sideshows are a growing problem and nuisance unique to...
gas generator electric scooter

The insane way some electric scooters are being charged, gas generators on a truck

Some electric scooters are being recharged with good old gas generators on a truck. Often we like to think of electric cars, scooters, and e-bikes...
hot catalytic converter

Catalytic converter to blame for Ferguson Fire that killed two firefighters and burner 97,000...

How the U.S. Forest Investigation service determined that a hot catalytic converter was to blame for this unfortunate and biblical fire is both beyond...
Reviver digital plates

These digital California license plates are $700, monetization and ads coming to plates near...

There's only one good reason, in my opinion, that these digital license plates will get popular and that's because advertisers will force their way...
triple tow fail

CHP managed to catch, and shame this triple-tow fail for the internet to enjoy

How this U-Haul rental company allowed this towing miscreant on city roads is beyond me, but, here we are. I didn't even know triple towing...
Jump uber hemlets

Jump by Uber giving out free helmets, priming the pump for their electric scooters...

Thanks to a pilot program for electric scooters and bikes established by the City of Santa Monica, in order to prime the pump for...
Sliding

Sliding, the new way Central Valley thieves are stealing from you at the gas...

Thieves are getting smarter with their techniques to steal your stuff at a gas station. Here's their latest technique. It's called sliding and its got...