BRIXMIS Spy Cars Were Driven By Real Cold War 00’s

For almost the duration of the Cold War, a group of British intelligence officers roamed the East German countryside under the diplomatic cover of the British Mission, or BRIXMIS. Officially tolerated by the Soviet Union, but repeatedly targeted by the East Germany army as well as Stasi/KGB, they disguised themselves… read more »

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Rockers Who Couldn’t Really Race

It’s a dangerous temptation that faces anyone who achieves success in one specific field: believing their own hype and trying to expand that golden touch to a completely different sphere. For some rock stars that means trying their hand at acting (hello, Mick Jagger), while for others it’s time to… read more »

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Were The Ford Explorer SUVs In Jurassic Park Self-Driving Or Not?

A few weeks ago I was scrolling through Twitter when I came across a picture of one of the Ford Explorers used in the original Jurassic Park movie. Despite having seen the film a thousand times—thanks in large part to my sister’s super-fandom when we were just barely teenagers—I suddenly… read more »

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Some Car Sequels Capped The Original

Not every automotive icon achieved that status right out of the box. There are more than a few legendary cars and trucks out there that had to wait for a redesign to kick in before they were able to turn heads and make history. You might be surprised by how… read more »

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