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Study: People Inaccurately Fear Death by Sex over Fatal Car Crashes

Study: People Inaccurately Fear Death by Sex over Fatal Car Crashes

What do you think you’d be more likely to die from: a 300-mile road trip in the car, or a night of unprotected sex? According to research performed by the University of Michigan and published in the International Journal of Sexual Health, behavior concerning–and the perceived consequences of–sex is judged more harshly by people than […]

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Tesla Autopilot Saves Uber Driver from Car Crash

Tesla Autopilot Saves Uber Driver from Car Crash

Seattle Uber driver Jon Hall drives a Tesla Model S P85D. This Model S, like the rest of its all-electric brethren, received Tesla’s recent Autopilot software release, giving the car impressive autonomous driving abilities using an array of cameras and sensors. That is what saved him from a car crash on a dark, rainy Seattle night. […]

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Actor Who Played Batman Dies in Car Crash

Actor Who Played Batman Dies in Car Crash

During one of his recent campaign stops in Des Moines, Iowa, presidential hopeful and eccentric billionaire Donald Trump gave children the opportunity to ride in his personal helicopter and jokingly said that he was Batman, but sadly that act of kindness couldn’t compare to those of a real life Batman who passed away on August 16th. Leonard […]

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Caitlyn Jenner Is Being Sued Over Fatal Car Crash in February

Caitlyn Jenner Is Being Sued Over Fatal Car Crash in February

You might suspect that Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce Jenner) has just permanently moved into the sidelines of Facebook where trending news stories hang out. Following her announcement that she is a transgendered woman, her cover appearance onVanity Fair, and her ESPY Award for her courage to be herself despite the consequences created by some of […]

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Car Crash Saves Woman’s Life by Revealing Rare Cancer

Car Crash Saves Woman’s Life by Revealing Rare Cancer

Michelle Cartwright did not have a good summer last year. First, in June, Cartwright, who was then 28 weeks pregnant, was involved with a car accident when an off-duty police officer collided with her car. Although the baby was just fine, Cartwright’s leg swelled, and didn’t get any better over the next six weeks. When […]

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Man Saved from Car Crashing into His House by Running Late

Man Saved from Car Crashing into His House by Running Late

Here’s one guy who has an excellent excuse to tell his boss why he’s late to work: Karl Highton of Manchester, England, avoided being in a car crash by being upstairs in his home when a car careened into his front porch. You can almost imagine the conversation: “Hey, I’m going to be a little […]

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Kardashian Car Crash Tragically Nonfatal

Kardashian Car Crash Tragically Nonfatal

We kid, we kid

TMZ is reporting that a black GMC Yukon carrying three of our nation’s most prominent Kardashians skidded off an icy road in Montana and crashed into a ditch this weekend. There was reportedly no damage to the vehicle or its passengers, and there were no citations issued by the police. Khloe Kardashian was driving North […]

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Car Crashes During Report on Safe Driving in Snow

Car Crashes During Report on Safe Driving in Snow

Chances are pretty good that wherever you are right now, the weather is unpleasant. (That is, unless you live in one of those parts of the world where it is almost always beautiful and seldom unpleasant, in which case, you’re a jerk.) Still, you probably have to trudge out into the snow and suffer through […]

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There Are Ten Car Crashes in the New Mad Max Trailer Alone

There Are Ten Car Crashes in the New Mad Max Trailer Alone

Think back on the trailers for some of your favorite action movies. They probably included an over-the-top attention-grabber, followed by some brief exposition via voiceover, some dialogue trying to become quotable catchphrases, and an arbitrary chase (either by foot or vehicle)–all culminating in a CGI-filled stunt sequence wrecking a car or two. Even the most explosive trailers […]

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Man Crashes Car and Lives Five Days in the Woods

Man Crashes Car and Lives Five Days in the Woods

In Houston, Texas, Jose Velasquez was in a terrible car crash that injured him and left him trapped in the woods. After five days, Velasquez was found by rescuers and was miraculously alive. Drive Safely: 2018 Outlander is a top safety pick How Velasquez survived On June 26th, Velasquez was driving alone and crashed his […]

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How Did Car Safety Crash Tests Originate?

How Did Car Safety Crash Tests Originate?

Crash tests are a necessary and commonplace part of releasing a car on today’s market. Consumers rely on the scores and ratings produced by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to make educated buying decisions. Crash tests weren’t always part of the design and evaluation process of new automobiles. […]

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2018 Belgian GP: Vettel Wins After Scary Crash Shows Halo’s Worth

2018 Belgian GP: Vettel Wins After Scary Crash Shows Halo’s Worth

Ferrari looked quickest all weekend, but rain in the final qualifying session played to Mercedes’ strengths and Sebastian Vettel was only able to start second on the grid. Lewis Hamilton couldn’t keep him behind for long, though — the moment they got on the Kemmel Straight, Vettel flew by, and at one point four cars […]

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Do Filmmakers Crash Real, Expensive Cars in Movie Stunts?

Do Filmmakers Crash Real, Expensive Cars in Movie Stunts?

Think back on the action movies you’ve watched over the last couple years. How many of them involved fiery car explosions and intense, metal-twisting crashes? If you’re a gearhead, you’ve probably cringed every time you’ve seen a nice car destroyed on screen and wondered, “Did they really just destroy that expensive supercar?” We’ll let you in […]

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Waymo Defends Self-Driving Cars in Wake of Fatal Uber Crash, Says Its Cars Could’ve Handled It

Waymo Defends Self-Driving Cars in Wake of Fatal Uber Crash, Says Its Cars Could’ve Handled It

Tensions are running sky-high among self-driving vehicle operators in the wake of a crash by a self-driving Uber that killed a pedestrian in Arizona, as people are wondering whether self-driving cars are a good idea, after all, particularly since the Uber reportedly didn’t even brake significantly before hitting the woman. Be Safe: Follow these good […]

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Red Bull Crashes F1 Car during Film Day

Red Bull Crashes F1 Car during Film Day

Yesterday, Red Bull Racing unveiled the RB14, its 2018 Formula One challenger, before putting Daniel Ricciardo in the car for a few shakedown and promotion laps around the wet Silverstone circuit. The team was limited to 100 km of running, but before they could reach that limit, Ricciardo crashed into the barriers at low speed. […]

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[VIDEO] Who Wants To Watch Legolas Crash a Formula E Car Into the Wall?

[VIDEO] Who Wants To Watch Legolas Crash a Formula E Car Into the Wall?

In general, I have always liked Orlando Bloom well enough. Like most people, I mostly knew him lately from his roles in the various Lord of the Rings movies or the Pirates of the Caribbean series, but I now know something about him that I never had before: if put behind the wheel of an […]

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Why Replacing a Car Seat Involved in a Crash is the Safest Choice

Why Replacing a Car Seat Involved in a Crash is the Safest Choice

Even if it looks like your kid’s car seat or booster is unchanged on the outside after a fender bender or crash, there’s a strong chance that on the inside, it will never be the same. “Crash forces are extreme; they’re strong enough to bend the steel frame of the car, and can easily damage […]

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Cartoon Car Spotlight: Falling to Pieces over ‘The Incredible Crash Dummies’

Cartoon Car Spotlight: Falling to Pieces over ‘The Incredible Crash Dummies’

Computer-generated animation wasn’t always the dazzling art form it is today. It suffered growing pains for decades before reaching its current level of refinement. Television was often the testing ground for new animation; combine that with the many passing fads over the years, and television archives become a treasure trove of forgotten animated curiosities. Those […]