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Can you criss-cross America without gasoline? Technically, yes. But America has 100 filling stations for every Tesla station.

“Where we going, man?” asks the narrator, Sal Paradise, in Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. “I don’t know but we gotta go,” replies his friend Dean Moriar(...)

Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Barneys New York filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors and laid out plans to shutter most of its stores after getting squeezed by rising rent(...)

Earlier this year Wrightbus secured a multimillion pound contract, from Transport for London to build 20 pioneering hydrogen double-decker buses which will produce no exhaust pollution. Photograph: Getty

Wrightbus, the Ballymena company which famously produced the new UK prime minister’s Boris Bus when he was mayor of London, has confirmed it is lookin(...)

Richie Tuohy and Orlagh Eichholz behind the flag that made headlines in 2012. Photograph: Ronan Palliser

The Co Limerick man who captured the German nation’s hearts and the Irish public’s imagination with a cheeky flag has now captured the heart of a Germ(...)

A fault line crack in Highway 178 was opened by a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake, which in turn was triggered by a 6.4 the previous day, near the epicentre in Trona, California. Photograph: Reuters

The two earthquakes that hit southern California should alert people across the US to the need to prepare for natural disasters, the state’s governor (...)

This handout picture obtained courtesy of Rex Emerson taken shows broken bottles and other goods in a store in Lake Isabella, California after a 6.4 magnitude quake hit Southern California. Photograph: HO/AFP/Getty Images

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, about 175 km northeast of Los Angeles, the US Geologic(...)

Madonna’s graphic God Control video: I want to draw attention through my platform as an artist to a problem in America that is out of control

WARNING: The video is disturbing and viewing discretion is advised Madonna has released a graphically violent video for her new single God Control, w(...)

Bitcoin mining quadrupled in 2018 alone

It is not surprising that Las Vegas, the shiny, electric gambling capital of the world, consumes a lot of power, thereby spewing about 22 megatons of (...)

Balmain  commissioned British artist Cameron-James Wilson to design a “diverse mix” of digital models, including a white woman, a black woman and an Asian woman

The kiss between Bella Hadid and Miquela Sousa, part of a Calvin Klein commercial last month, struck many viewers as unrealistic, even offensive. Had(...)

Competitors prepare to play Mario Kart during a Saturday Night Speedway tournament at the HyperX Esports Arena at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Photograph: Joe Buglewicz/New York Times

The rise of esports – electronic sports – is no surprise to anyone who has followed the video game industry. They are expected to bring in more than €(...)

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