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Kim Jong Il: 10 weird facts, propaganda

<b>3. Wanted to breed giant rabbits</b><p>German media reported in 2007 that Kim hoped to solve the famine in his country by breeding giant rabbits. An east …

I turned an old TV into a Seinfeld themed aquarium

Full Plans are available at http://www.AwesomenessProjects.com Tank is complete with furniture, backdrop and Jerry, George, Kramer, Elaine and …

The Business of Customizing Old Motorcycles

<i>Untitled builds interesting and usable old school motorcycles in a small workshop under the railway arches in north London. And they’re doing a very good job of it too. So when we read an interview with Untitled’s co-founder Adam Kay in Classic Bike Guide, we jumped on it. It’s a great counterpoint</i> …

Motorcycles

Apparently a masked smasher has shown up to a local meet up and is kicking everyone's ass

Sorted Original: 20K Mile 1973 Lotus Elan S4 Sprint Coupe

This 1973 Lotus Elan S4 coupe (chassis 7112290069J) is a largely original example whose 20k recorded miles are thought to be accurate. Aside from the …

A different kind of Ducati Scrambler

In the motorcycling world, all eyes are on Ducati at the moment, with the new Scrambler going on sale in January 2015. So we perked up when we heard about <i>another</i> Ducati Scrambler—from Speedtractor, one of our favorite Japanese builders.<p>It’s based on a 1988 Ducati 750 Sport. Which means if the …

Motorcycles

Monte Carlo Style: 1971 Datsun 240Z Works Replica

This 1971 Datsun 240Z is a great looking replica of Aaltonen Rauno and Jean Todt’s factory Monte Carlo Rally entrant of the following year. The car …

It's finished!

Flathead/Manual 1928 Ford Roadster

This 1928 Ford Model A Flathead V8 Roadster is an impressive period-style build, with plenty of ’40s-era speed parts. Isky cams, Edelbrock intake, …

On the trail of the Aston Martin racer who helped change WWII

Arguably one of the most crucial operations of the second World War, Operation Mincemeat was a British disinformation mission responsible for misdirecting Axis forces towards Greece and Sardinia, and in turn, opening up the Italian island of Sicily. That led to the downfall of Italian dictator …

$3750 Black-Plate 1968 Land Rover Project

This 1968 Land Rover project (chassis 24433468D) was just listed in the California desert. It is sitting on flat tires which might mean it has sat …

Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'

The theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real and God is not “a magician with a magic wand”, Pope Francis has declared.<p>Speaking at the …

Ayrton Senna tribute by Marcus Walz

It’s a common sight to see Formula One drivers zooming up and down the pit lane on scooters. But many of these hardcore racers have more serious motorcycles secreted away in their personal garages. Guys like Lewis Hamilton, Jensen Button, Mark Webber and Michael Schumacher are all two-wheeled …

1971 Datsun 510 2-Door

This 1971 Datsun 510 2-Door is a nicely modified car with Ermish suspension and a ZX 5-speed. We like these best with no flares and carburetors, so …

Restored RHD 1967 Austin Mini Cooper

This 1967 Austin Mini Cooper was restored by the previous owner several years ago after being imported from New Zealand. A RHD example, it’s said to …

A KTM we'd ride on any Sunday

Call me old-fashioned, but I reckon dirt bikes have lost the plot in the styling stakes: give me an Elsinore over a CRF any day. And we could devote acres of pixels to the beautiful machines coming out of Spain in the 60s and 70s.<p>So wouldn’t it be great if you could match the performance and …

BMW rally car flies through the air

If you need yet more proof of the sheer righteousness* of the E36 BMW and its inherent driftability, you must drop everything and watch this …

BMW

Import inspiration, domestic execution - /BIG MUSCLE

1971 Nissan Bluebird 1800 SSS Coupe

This 1971 Nissan Bluebird 1800 SSS Coupe is one of the few we have found on offer that retains its factory 1800cc engine with twin SU carbs. We …

Cabin Fever: Daniel Peter's XR650

Daniel Peter is a photographer with petrol running through his veins. When he’s not shooting, he’s riding—and his ride is worth a close-up of its own.<p>‘Cabin Fever’ is based on a Honda XR650, although you’d be hard pressed to tell. Like its CX500 stable mate, the XR650 is one of those bikes often …

25 Year Rule: 1989 Lancia Delta HF Integrale in Florida

<b>10/17/2014 Update:</b> This Lancia has now been re-listed by a different seller and all new excellent photos. Find it here on eBay in Miami, Florida with …