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Homoto, Russia’s only gay motorcycle club

We missed this story about Homoto, Russia’s only gay motorcycle club, when it ran in Vice a few weeks ago, but we’re so happy that a Gaywheels reader brought it to our attention. (Thanks, Tom!) It’s exciting to see such bold examples of…

Madonna driving her 2002 Mini Cooper S in the UK

Attention, attention: Madonna’s 2002 Mini Cooper S is up for auction

So, here’s a bit of interesting news: Madonna can drive (see image above). Madonna can drive a right-hander (ibid). The 2002 Mini Cooper S that Madonna drove around London during her marriage to Guy Ritchie is now up for auction. The…

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Study: Uber has had no effect on drunk driving…yet

Despite Uber’s frequent claims, a team of researchers suggests that the company has had little to no impact on drunk driving rates or alcohol-related traffic deaths: The actual number of Uber drivers is still too small to make a dent…

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Study: Toyota Prius is the cheapest car to maintain (Ford Mustang, on the other hand…)

Car buyers are often so focused on sticker prices that they forget about longer-term maintenance costs. And when it comes to maintenance, data collected from YourMechanic’s network of garages proves that not all cars are created equal: Cars that initially…

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A short video tour of the Tesla Gigafactory

Construction of Tesla’s massive, battery-producing Gigafactory is well underway in the middle of the Nevada desert. So far, CEO Elon Musk and others in the company have been reluctant to give the press much access to the site, but as…

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New use for the Porsche Cayenne: beach waterslide

Beaches are breeding grounds for dangerous pastimes. Flyboarding, freediving, kite-surfing: as if the sea weren’t already trying to kill you with sharks and irukandji, it clearly instills death-wishes in all who draw near its sandy shores. As yet another example of dumb…

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Fiat Chrysler wants your MILF money

On Friday, people across North America were preparing for a weekend full of fireworks and meat products when we were all reminded of Fergie. Not gingery Sarah, Duchess of York, ex-wife of Britain’s Prince Andrew, who might not even have been…

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Happy Independence Day (or Canada Day, for some of you)

Howdy, folks! We’re skipping out a bit early for the July 4 celebrations, but before we go, we want to wish our American readers a happy Independence Day–or for those in the Great White North, happy Canada Day. No matter where…

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8 Instagram accounts for car & travel fans

Stuck at your 9-to-5 job, wishing you could ditch the desk and dash off to weekend auto show or take a refreshing road trip? The bad news is, we can’t do anything to help you get outta town. Sorry, being…

We can do it (women)

Where are the women at Honda, Kia, Nissan, Toyota?

Yesterday at TheCarConnection, I wrote about a new website that ranks companies according to their gender diversity–specifically, by the number of women who sit on their executive teams and boards of directors. Here’s an excerpt: Today, it’s generally agreed that diversity is beneficial…