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Land Speed Record

WATCH: This Epic, High-Speed Wreck Is Nasty -- But We Can't Look Away

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.21.2013 | Sports

Planning on breaking the land speed record? Invest in a nice rollcage. Indeed, it's likely that the rollcage saved 55-year-old Brian Gillespie's li...

Will This Be The Fastest Car Ever?

| Posted 11.05.2012 | Science

By Jim Nash An English racing team called the Bloodhound Project is a step closer to breaking the land-speed record—not just by 150 or even 300 ki...

WATCH: Volcano Surfing

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Christian | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

For many, watching a volcano spout lava 1,000 meters in the air is exciting enough. But true thrill seekers might prefer to actually slide down the si...

Speed Record Attempt Fails After Car Veers Off Course

Posted 10.15.2011 | Weird News

An attempt to set a new British land speed record for battery-powered vehicles went awry this weekend after a super-fast car had a run-in with the mos...

Design Of World's First 1,000 MPH Car Unveiled

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After three years of planning, the full design of the first 1,000 mph car was unveiled in Britain this week. It is named the Bloodhound SSC (Super son...

It's Official: Poseur Jesse James Is a Big Dumb Idiot

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Parker

Just ask Snoop, Dr. Dre or even me, for that matter -- you can take the boy outta Long Beach but you can't take Long Beach outta the boy. One of that town's fine sons has proven that adage once again.