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Rally car crashes into pole at full speed, only to recover and finish second (video!)

Posted by Andrey Malskiy Categories: Transportation, Videos

Rally car crash video

The world of rally racing isn’t one for the faint of heart. Hitting bends at break-neck speeds is sketchy enough on pavement, but add gravel and snow to that mix and you’ve got disaster waiting to happen. Here's an example. The drivers name is Crazy Leo (with a name like that you can expect something ridiculous to happen.) In this video, Leo hits a pole at full-throttle, and somehow still places second in this race. Check it out.

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Moldavan Rally via Twitter

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Cell Phones, Internet

MoldovaThis is proof positive that Twitter is more than stuff and nonsense. Moldovans were using the social messaging network to create a rally in response to Sunday’s election result and poor economy. Using Facebook and the tag “#pman,” which stands for Piata Marii Adunari Nationale, a large square in the capital city Chisinau, more than 10,000 gathered. The rally was considered to be “well designed, well thought out, coordinated, planned and paid for.”  The protests began quietly on Monday, but escalated into stone throwing and fires until dispersed on Tuesday.

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