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The World's Top 12 Fastest Vehicles

The fastest vehicles people have engineered sincein space, in the air, on the ground and on water.<p>In 1911, the fastest aircraft could travel approximately 90 mph and the fastest cars could do a little more than 100 mph. One hundred years later, these numbers seem small compared to space shuttles …

10 Largest Caliber Weapons Ever

These are the biggest of the big.<p>Most weapons, from .45 automatics to 155-mm howitzers, are described in terms of caliber—the diameter of their projectile. These are the biggest of the big. Some are impractical showpieces built to satisfy the outsize egos of dictators such as Adolph Hitler and …

10 Best Vehicles for the End of the World

Nuclear winter. Worldwide economic collapse. Zombie takeover. We all have a favorite apocalyptic situation that we occasionally find ourselves pondering. One very important question: What vehicle do you want as your trusty steed?<p>Nuclear winter. Worldwide economic collapse. Zombie takeover. We all …

Jeep

The 10 Most Influential UFO-Inspired Books, Movies and TV Shows

Think youve spotted a UFO? These are the stories that made you imagine that a weather balloon was actually a flying saucer.<p>UFO culture began in the late 40's, when a pilot's account of a midair encounter with mysterious aircraft triggered similar reports across the United States. Authors, movie …

12 Plane Crashes That Changed Aviation

Out of these tragedies arose major technological advances in flight safety that keep air travel routine today.<p>Flying in a jetliner is extraordinarily safe: There have been no fatal crashes on a U.S. scheduled airline in the past seven years, an astounding record considering that more than 30,000 …

The 100 Hottest Cars of All Time

The only hard requirement for making the cut: At least one fully drivable example had to have actually been created.<p>The only hard requirement for making the cut: At least one fully drivable example had to have actually been created.

Alfa Romeo

10 Award-Winning Home Brew Recipes

We asked the members of the New York City Homebrewers Guild, one of the nation's oldest home-brew clubs, to share some of the recipes that have been successful in competitions. We got back 10 killer concoctions representing a wide variety of beer styles and brewing methods. (Note: For definitions …

Beer

10 Worst Comic Book Films of All Time

First of all yes, there are actually 11 films on this list. Trust me, it was hard to whittle the sheer volume of poorly adapted comic book movies down to just these few, but I think you'll agree that these are the worst of the worst.<p>First of all yes, there are actually 11 films on this list. Trust …