Rapper Wavy Navy Pooh has been fatally shot while reportedly “driving with two children and a woman” in Miami. The 25-year-old rapper, whose real name is Shandler Beaubien, was shot while he was driving a car near Zoo Miami, Florida’s largest zoo, on Friday night, according to the Miami Herald. The news outlet said a
This week on Electrek’s new Wheel-E podcast, we discuss the most popular news stories from the world of electric bikes and other nontraditional electric vehicles. This week that includes NIU’s new e-bike, a Race between a HArley Livewire and a Tesla ad the Bitrix Moto e-moped and lots more… The new Wheel-E podcast is set
Volvo Trucks Corporation has announced the next generation of its all-electric, Class 8 VNR trucks for the North American market, including upgrades to battery size, range, and charging speeds. Furthermore, Volvo Trucks has introduced two additional configurations for its commercial fleets customers to choose from. Volvo Group (AB Volvo) is a multinational corporation whose subsidiary
Tesla has officially started accepting Dogecoin to buy some of its merchandise in its online store. But the automaker went a step further and it appears to only be accepting Dogecoin for some items. Over the last year, Tesla has been delving deep into the cryptocurrency world. Early in 2021, Tesla invested $1.5 billion in Bitcoin.
Pitch Perfect actress Rebel Wilson will host the BAFTA Film Awards in March from the Royal Albert Hall, the academy has announced. The Australian actress will present the awards on 13 March, taking over from previous hosts of the event Edith Bowman and Dermot O’Leary. “I am very honoured to be hosting the EE British
Ed Sheeran appears to have been doing some life planning, after submitting an application for a burial chamber on his property in Suffolk. The 30-year-old singer had already been given permission by the local council to build a place of worship on the grounds of his sprawling estate, which he called a “private place of
Model Munroe Bergdorf has become the first transgender woman to be featured on the front of Cosmopolitan UK in its 50-year history. Bergdorf was named as the publication’s Changemaker Of The Year, and graces the cover of its 50th anniversary issue. Writing on Instagram, Bergdorf said she was “beyond excited”, thanking Cosmopolitan for her inclusion.
Citing a report which found hybrid cars offered negligible emissions and fuel consumption advantages when tested on Switzerland’s Alpine roads, one Swiss region has decided to “pull the plug” on subsidies – even calling the claims of hybrids’ environmental advantages a “con.” The southern Swiss canton of Valais (Wallis, in German) commissioned a study by
A single page from a 1984 Spider-Man comic book has sold for $3.36 million (£2..45m) at an auction in Texas. The page was the original artwork by Mike Zeck and shows Spider-Man with a black costume for the first time. It is part of an increasing trend for auctions of popular culture memorabilia since the
Rapper Kanye West is under investigation after a report of battery was filed against him, Los Angeles police have said. The incident which triggered the complaint allegedly took place in downtown Los Angeles at around 3am on Thursday, LAPD spokeswoman Redina Puentes said. No arrests have been made. The street where the alleged incident took
The new Tesla Model S is getting its first third-party yoke steering wheel replacement, but there are caveats – starting with the price. When Tesla unveiled the new Model S with the “yoke” butterfly steering wheel, it was controversial. Some were worried about the actual shape of the wheel being problematic, while others were concerned
Tesla announced that it will release its 2021 Q4 earnings report on January 26, and Elon Musk confirmed that he will come back to the call and give a Tesla product roadmap update. The automaker confirmed the date of its next earnings report in a press release today: AUSTIN, Texas, January 12, 2022 – Tesla
Singer Ronnie Spector has died at the age of 78 following a “brief battle” with cancer, her family has confirmed. The singer, who was known for the 1960s hits “Be My Baby,” and “Baby, I Love You”, was surrounded by her family and husband Jonathan when she died today. Her family announced the news in
Ted Lasso, Succession and The Power Of The Dog lead the nominations in this year’s Screen Actors’ Guild (SAG) Awards – which is largely seen as a warm-up to the Oscars. Representing both TV and film across 13 categories, the awards are led by the SAG-AFTRA union, which represents more than 160,000 people working in
Electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro is famous for its battery-swapping network of GoStations that extensively covers its native Taiwan. The system has become so popular that it will soon eclipse the number of gas stations on the island nation. Gogoro’s battery swap stations look something like a bright green and white vending machine. Users of Gogoro’s
Spider-Man: No Way Home has been blocked from getting any BAFTA nominations after producers refused to allow the film to be placed on a streaming site used by judges. Safety alert: There are no spoilers for Spider-Man: No Way Home in this article. Despite the impact of COVID, the film has swung its way into
US electricity generator operators have scheduled 14.9 gigawatts (GW) of electric generating capacity to retire during 2022, and the vast majority of those scheduled retirements – 85% – are coal-fired power plants, reports the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) today. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region
Vicar Of Dibley star Gary Waldhorn has died at the age of 78. The actor was best known for playing bullish Councillor David Horton in every episode of the popular TV sitcom from 1994 to 2007. His son, Josh Waldhorn, said: “My beloved father, Gary Waldhorn peacefully passed away at 6.45am on January 10 2022.
Bugatti may be working on an electric hypercar, but this isn’t it. The company’s first electric vehicle just rolled out, and it did so on two wheels. That’s because instead of some bleeding-edge car, it’s a basic electric scooter. To be fair, it’s a pretty slick-looking scooter though. Bugatti didn’t develop the electric two-wheeler on
Offshore wind power needs energy storage and power regulation, and Ocean Grazer has invented an offshore energy storage system that will sit at the bottom of the sea and manage the flow of electricity through the power grid. The Dutch startup showcased their new product, Ocean Battery, at CES in Las Vegas last week. UnderstandSolar