NASA Built A Giant Fake Moon You Can Drive On

About 50 years ago, the U.S. government used 30,000 pounds of explosives to turn a chunk of Arizona into a simulated moonscape for astronauts to practice picking up rocks on. Today, you can take your own truck out there and carve it up like a ski slope because it’s an off-road park ON THE MOON. Here’s how to do it. » 7/09/15 12:36pm 7/09/15 12:36pm

Trailcart: World's First Pedal-Powered 4WD Off-Road Vehicle

It seems like something that would have been invented before, and by red-blooded Americans for whom off-roading is a way of life, but the Trailcart, according to TreeHugger, is the world's "first pedal-powered four-wheel-drive off-road vehicle," and it was invented by a clever German fellow named Frank Fraune. » 6/02/08 10:20am 6/02/08 10:20am