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Watch a Delivery Truck Get Peeled Open Like a Tin of Sardines in Super Slow Motion

In the US state of North Carolina, there’s an internet famous train trestle bridge that’s been shearing the roofs off of tall trucks for years now. There’s lots of footage of the 11-foot-8-inch bridge eating trucks, but none as spectacular as this recreation the Slow Mo Guys created, which was captured in super-satisfying, super slow motion. Read More >>

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Companies Are Creating So Much Data, It Has to Be Shipped by Lorry

A terabyte isn’t cool, you know what’s cool? A petabyte. And companies like DigitalGlobe are creating more of them than they can upload to the cloud. That’s why Jeff Bezos has a service for shipping huge amounts of data via traditional roadways. Read More >>

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This Passenger Train Totally Obliterated a Poor FedEx Van

Damn. In a terrifying accident in Utah, a FrontRunner train crashed into a FedEx truck and basically shredded its trailer into pieces, sending boxes flying everywhere. Thankfully (and impressively), there were no serious injuries in the crash, as it seemed the train busted through the softest part of the FedEx truck. Read More >>

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This Gigantic Working Clock Is Actually a Fleet of Lorries Driving in Circles

To maximise profit, tractor trailers need to stay on the road for as long as possible. So to show off the performance and reliability of its vehicles, lorry-maker Scania had 14 of its vehicles, manned by 90 drivers working around the clock, circle an empty airport for 24 hours straight to create a gigantic real-time clock when viewed from the air. Read More >>

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Watch a Sewage Truck Explode Even Though You Probably Don’t Want To

I’ve always thought that as long as no one died, all explosions were cool. Turns out I’m wrong. Very wrong. Read More >>

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A Convoy of Autonomous Trucks Just Drove Across Europe

As much as everyone is getting excited about Google’s cute little autonomous cars, self-driving trucks are the most obvious—and probably easiest—beneficiaries of autonomous tech. To prove this, a “platoon” of connected trucks from six brands completed a 1,300 mile trip across Europe. Read More >>

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The Nightmare That is Reversing a Trailer Just Got Easier

Reversing into a parking space is an tough challenge for many drivers. How about reversing while also towing a trailer? That at least could get a little easier with a nifty feature on the upcoming 2017 Ford Super Duty pickup, called Trailer Reverse Guidance. Read More >>

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This Impossible Tunnel Put Together Like Lego Bricks Sticks Together with No Support

Yeah, I’m not ashamed to admit this: I feel slightly less comfortable when I’m under a tunnel than when I’m not. It’s not that I think that the tunnel will collapse on me, but it’s because I know the sky definitely won’t. This tunnel would put my fear into overdrive, because it has no permanent support and looks like it would collapse. In fact, the entire construction process looks like piecing together Lego bricks, and yet it can support so much weight. Read More >>

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Seven Machines That are Meta as Hell 

What’s better than a monster machine? A meta machine, that's what. Here is an array of machines that really took the advice “Just do you!” to heart. Read More >>

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The Utility Truck Can Exterminate a Pothole Every 120 Seconds

Getting  work crews out to patch roads is sometimes more trouble than its worth. It snarls traffic for hours at a time, costs councils hundreds of thousands of pounds annually, and typically only fixes the problem for a short time. But this gravel-blasting utility truck aims to make the permanent patch process faster than firing a gunstick. Read More >>

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These Autonomous Dump Trucks Let Mines Operate Around the Clock

As the pace of robotic integration into the modern workforce continues to increase, automatons are finding their way into an ever wider variety of industries. Already making an impact in the agricultural sector, automatons are now poised to perform the task of driving massive, house sized mining trucks—a job once held only by highly skilled and highly paid human drivers. Read More >>

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This Foolish Vietnam Cop Almost Dies Riding On a Criminal’s Windshield

Watch this Vietnamese traffic cop go for a wild, half-mile ride on the front of this speeding vehicle in Hanoi. Holy hell, it's terrifying to watch him hang on for dear life by only the bus's windshield wiper. High-speed chase: You're doing it wrong. Read More >>

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I Would Gladly Sail into the Heart of Darkness Aboard a "Jungle Yacht"

Because what better way to explore British East Africa than from the comfort of a custom trailer? It's how John Madden would have explored the Congo. Read More >>

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Pictures of Men Lying Down In Trucks Makes Hitching a Ride Look Uncomfortable

This photo series by Alejandro Cartagena shows the life of some workers in Monterrey, Mexico who share a ride to work by cramming themselves into a truck bed. It's sort of hilarious until you realise this is life — lying down before work in a truck is their snooze and hot shower. Read More >>