Professional Drifting Has Its First Known Fatality

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A woman in Japan died Sunday of injuries sustained from being hit in the head by a loose wheel while spotting at a D1 Street Legal drifting event. Her death is the first known fatality in major-series drifting, or at least the first one most fans can remember in some time.

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This Giant Car Condom Is the Easiest Way To Keep Your Vehicle Clean

If you avoid trips to the beach because you don’t want your car getting filled with sand, or won’t buy a real Christmas tree because you don’t want to spend weeks cleaning up pine needles, this giant car condom will keep the inside of your vehicle looking as clean and new as the day it rolled off the lot.

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Holy Crap The Next Buick Regal Wagon Looks Gorgeous

This, dear reader, is a 2018 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer. If you live in America there’s a good chance you don’t care what a new Opel wagon looks like because you assume you can’t buy one anyone. But you might be able to, soon! Because word on the street is this thing is the next Buick Regal wagon.

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Of Course The Russian SUV Carrying Fidel Castro’s Remains Broke Down Mid-Procession

The ashes of Cuba’s fallen ruler Fidel Castro were carried to his final resting place this weekend by, fittingly, a Russian UAZ 3151 military vehicle. And perhaps also appropriately, it broke down mid-procession, forcing soldiers to push the vehicle down a street flanked by cheering onlookers.

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‘We Don’t Go Until They Do’: Cautious Celebration and Skepticism At Standing Rock

STANDING ROCK—On Sunday, the Army Corps of Engineers announced that they won’t allow a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline to be drilled under the Missouri River, near tribal lands belonging to the Standing Rock Sioux. In one sense, it’s a triumphant end to the standoff that the Standing Rock tribe and their allies…

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Anker’s Cordless Stick Vacuum Transforms Into a Hand Vac – Just $86 Today

Anker’s HomeVac vacuum transforms from handheld to upright, has the impressive runtime you’d expect from the brand that makes your favorite battery packs, a washable HEPA filter, and a great warranty. That’s quite a package for $87, within a dollar of an all-time low.

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I Wasn’t Ready For How Good The 2017 Ford Raptor Is On Twisty Roads

The all-new 2017 Ford Raptor is a 5,500 pound turbocharged brick sitting almost a foot off the ground on 35-inch off-road tires and long-travel shocks. I was expecting the off-road performance to set a new standard, but on winding roads? I thought we had laws of physics against stuff like that.

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