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She reportedly thought she was in Ohio, had a box of wine in the car

She reportedly thought she was in Ohio and had a box of wine in the car.

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The lion owner was arrested by Paris police

The lion owner was arrested by Paris police.

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It was an F-250 versus an F-450

It was an F-250 versus an F-450.

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Reddit user credits grandparents' taste in Italian supercars

Reddit user credits grandparents' taste in Italian supercars

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Government actually releases a statement decrying this nonsense

Government actually releases a statement decrying this nonsense.

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This might explain a lot

Yes, we all suspected this was happening at the DMV.

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Oscar Mayer's Super Hotdogger delivers hotdogs by jetpack

The Super Hotdogger can deliver hot dogs at speeds up to 150 miles per hour.

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Who wouldn't love to have a dad like this?

Who wouldn't love to have a dad like this?

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It's reportedly negotiating with the director of ‘Dodgeball’ on a remake

It's reportedly negotiating with the director of "Dodgeball" on a remake.

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He was found underneath, near the car's tailpipe

Sex in a car is surprisingly significant cause of distracted driving, but most people know where to draw the line between man and machine. According to The Kansan, a 24-year-old man was arrested in Newton, Kansas, for attempting to have sex with a car.

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ICYMI, the week that was, in pony car land

To conclude a long week of news pegged to the 54th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, we pass along a special salutation, the video above. And in case you missed it, here's a rundown of this week's Mustang items (and a couple from the days before). It was a busy birthday week.

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As the name implies, it's all in slow-motion video

It's been awhile since we posted something on the infamous 11-foot-8 bridge in North Carolina. The low-slung bridge has claimed, scalped or halted 130 victims as of April 2018. Don't worry, there will be more. YouTube channel The Slow Mo Guys, known for recording slow-motion video of everything from water balloons exploding to a mouse trap clamping on a man's tongue, decided to film their own version of 11-foot-8. Rather than waiting for another crash, they built their own bridge.

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Some of them are more believable than others

April 1 is the wonderful day when PR departments really push themselves to top the zany jokes they came up with the previous year. And it's not just fast-food chains competing with each other, or breweries announcing they have released stuff like a fermented herring flavored beer: carmakers' media teams rarely miss out on the opportunity to play a little joke on their audience. Here are a few of our favorites from this year.

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Gandys puts logo on driver protective device, will make Halo footwear

If you can't hide it, embrace it. When the Halo safety device was mandated for Formula One cars this year, many were quick to draw parallels with the structure's eccentric looks and a flip-flop shoe. Now it seems McLaren is in on the joke, as it has joined forces with a flip-flop manufacturer.

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Disney's ‘Frozen’ snow queen singlehandedly frees the cops

It's an automotive fact: Every driver, sooner or later, gets stuck in snow, even the Boston Police. But who better to rescue them than Elsa, the star of Disney's "Frozen." She does, after all, have the magical ability to manipulate ice and snow, as demonstrated in this viral video posted Tuesday night, when the latest nor'easter hit the East Coast. South Boston got 16 inches of snow in the latest dump.

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After fiery Concept_One crash, the successor gets cheeky new safety gear.

Richard Hammond had his own clever response to the jab from Rimac.

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After partying in West Virginia, mistakenly Ubers home to New Jersey

After partying in West Virginia, he mistakenly Ubers all the way home to New Jersey, more than 300 miles away.

Naked man on ATV leads K.C. police on wrong-way interstate chase

This guy should definitely be wearing a helmet.

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