So I went to the drag races yesterday and happened to be videoing when this Jet Truck blew up. Watch as the fuel line ruptures and jet fuel comes pouring out around the rear tire just before it explodes.
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For more than two decades, Jay Leno drove a different car to work. That job, hosting NBC’s venerable “Tonight Show” in Burbank not far from his expansive Big Dog Garage, paid him more than enough to keep him in exotic sheetmetal. But where for many celebrities collecting cars is a mere scorecard of showbiz success, for Leno—whose pre-fame gigs included wrenching at a Boston-area garage—it’s the grounding end to his famous means.
“Look, I love this,” says Leno, 65, sitting at a messy desk inside one of three airplane hangars that house his dazzling assortment of some 140 cars and nearly 120 motorcycles … More
Be honest: at some point in your life you’ve definitely thought about going on a road trip somewhere, right?
Whether it’s taking a weekend away to France or a full-blown tour of Route 66, pretty much everybody has at one stage dreamed of hitting the open road with nothing but their wits, their wheels and maybe a handy road atlas.
Still, there’s always a certain few who take things to extremes. Whether it’s climbing to 17,143 feet above sea level in a black cab or getting lost in the desert in an old Citroen, here’s some of the craziest road trip stories of all time … More