Elon Musk returned all but $1 of his $70,000 salary last year

SEC filings have revealed that Tesla founder and CEO, Elon Musk, took a pay cut of over $78 million last year, returning all but $1 of his salary.  His base salary of $33,280 comes out to an average of $16 an hour for a 40 hour work week but it’s…

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Converted 75-foot electric ferry can recharge in just ten minutes

The Tesla Supercharger may have some Swedish competition. A 75-foot ferry converted to electric power can recharge its 180 kWh battery in just ten minutes. It may not set any speed records with forward motion limited to an average of just 9 knots, but…

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Elon Musk and Johnny Depp got a speeding ticket while driving the Tesla Model S

While on set for the film Transcendence, Johnny Depp and some of his costars (including Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, and director Pfister) were given a spirited demonstration of the Tesla Model S by Elon Musk. Then they…

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World’s fastest bicycle is a 90 MPH rocket from Liverpool

Meet the Arion1 Velocipede, which was built by students at the University of Liverpool (in the UK) to win the World Human Powered Speed Challenge by becoming the first human-powered bike to hit 90 (ninety!) MPH. In case you’re not quite on your coffee…

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