SRZero EV Drives from Alaska to Argentina

A sporty British EV has just traveled from the Arctic Circle to the southern tip of South America.

A sporty British EV has just traveled from the Arctic Circle to the southern tip of South America. Inhabitat has more on the supercar's 70-day trip through 14 countries.

The undertaking, known as the Racing Green Endurance Challenge, was completed by the British team in their 400bhp twin-motor SRZero sportscar. The EV is fully electric and powered by lithium-ion batteries, giving the vehicle enough juice to drive more than 250 miles on a single charge. The car also boasts a top speed of 124 mph and can reach 60 mph in just seven seconds.


On completing the remarkable journey, which speaks volumes about the viability of EV technology, the team was pithy: "We were received in an absolutely fantastic style as we arrived into the world’s southernmost city, and the whole day from start to finish has been spectacular."

I would have thought the world's southernmost city would be in Antarctica, but seeing as there is no permanent population there, I guess this checks out.

More photos at Inhabitat

via Jason S Campbell / Twitter

Conservative radio host Dennis Prager defended his use of the word "ki*e," on his show Thursday by insisting that people should be able to use the word ni**er as well.

It all started when a caller asked why he felt comfortable using the term "ki*e" while discussing bigotry while using the term "N-word" when referring to a slur against African-Americans.

Prager used the discussion to make the point that people are allowed to use anti-Jewish slurs but cannot use the N-word because "the Left" controls American culture.

Keep Reading

Step by step. 8 million steps actually. That is how recent college graduate and 22-year-old Sam Bencheghib approached his historic run across the United States. That is also how he believes we can all individually and together make a big impact on ridding the world of plastic waste.

Keep Reading
The Planet

According to the FBI, the number of sexual assaults reported during commercial flights have increased "at an alarming rate." There was a 66% increase in sexual assault on airplanes between 2014 and 2017. During that period, the number of opened FBI investigations into sexual assault on airplanes jumped from 38 to 63. And flight attendants have it worse. A survey conducted by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA found that 70% of flight attendants had been sexually harassed while on the job, while only 7% reported it.

Keep Reading