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I Would Read Peanuts If Snoopy Were Actually A Transforming Truck

It was one of the country’s most beloved comic strips, but did anyone ever actually find the Peanuts gang entertaining? Of course not. But if Charles Schulz had taken a page from Takara Tomy and turned Snoopy into a transforming truck, his comic would have been even more enjoyable than Calvin & Hobbes.

You Can Pile 180kg Of Toys Into This Over-Sized Plastic Dump Truck

Challenging Tonka’s super-tough construction toys, this giant plastic dump truck (with reinforced steel axles) is engineered to be strong enough to withstand up to 180kg of pressure. This means you can fill it with a mountain of toys without having to worry about it breaking.

Truck Gets Obliterated When It Runs Into The Bottom Of A Bridge

Video: Yeesh! The East Street train bridge in the small town of Westwood, Massachusetts, is becoming notorious for ripping off the roofs of trucks that are too tall to pass through it. The destruction is actually pretty impressive to see, I mean, a big truck basically gets flipped sideways while everything gets torn apart like a bag of trash.

Dino-Robot Toys Are Cool. Dino-Robot-Construction-Truck Toys Are Incredible

Following in the footsteps of 22-minute long toy commercials posing as cartoons (like Transformers or Jem and the Holograms) DreamWorks Animation and Netflix are about to release a new series called Dinotrux starring what could be the most toy-friendly characters ever devised: construction vehicles that are also somehow robotic dinosaurs.

Driving Australia's Remote Cape York Peninsula

For most of Cape York, the remote peninsula north of Cairns that runs parallel to the Great Barrier Reef, the nearest major city isn’t even in Australia, it’s in Papua New Guinea. You know, where head-hunting was a thing up until a couple of decades ago. We just drove through it on the most challenging off-road trail down under.

Adventure Review: How I Turned My Subaru Outback Into A Real Adventuremobile

Shopping for a truck to take off-road, I ended up buying a Subaru Outback, then modifying it to meet my need for dirt. 14,000km in, how’s it holding up? Pretty damn well, actually.

Samsung Wants To Make 'See-Through Trucks That Are Safer To Pass

Here’s a thought: Wouldn’t passing a big truck be an awful lot safer if a video display on the vehicle’s back showed drivers what was happening up front? The “transparent truck” concept isn’t exactly new, but Samsung is now trying to bring the idea to life, with a prototype truck whose display-covered caboose transmits feed from a wireless camera.

Assembling A Huge Cat 797 Dump Truck Is Like Building A Mechanical Giant

The CAT 797 mining truck is one of the largest haul trucks in the world and putting one together requires giant machinery that makes the truck look like a humungous Transformer or starship or alien planet station or mech or anything that’s comically oversized being built.

Why 4WDs Are Better In Australia

Australia is filled with poisonous shit that’s constantly trying to kill you. But it’s also filled with the world’s best four-wheel-drive vehicles. Yeah, basically everything the little off-road enthusiast inside of you has ever wanted is here. And I just moved here in order to drive it.

Inside California's Forgotten Grasslands

Filled with hidden canyons created by the San Andreas fault and home to the only antelope in Southern California, the Carrizo Plain is a fascinating, inhospitable, alien world. And one you probably haven’t heard of, much less visited. Let’s change that.

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