Paris' Ban On Half Its Cars Is Done After One Day, Because Fuck It

Paris was only open yesterday to cars with odd-numbered license plates. Even if you had the most lovingly-restored Citröen DS Pallas known to Gallic society, if that plate was divisible by 2, you had to stay out. This was an attempt to reduce pollution, and it must have really worked, because Paris is done with all… » 3/18/14 7:00pm 3/18/14 7:00pm

Let's Celebrate The 50th Birthday Of America's Worst Tax By Killing It

Quick, what do potato starch, dextrin, brandy, and a smallish pickup truck have in common? The makings of an amazing weekend in Vegas? The contents of Godzilla's stomach after a really weird bender? Close. Those are the things slapped with a 25% tariff known as the Chicken Tax, and it's killing innovation in the truck… » 7/31/13 2:56pm 7/31/13 2:56pm

These eight Amish men are in jail over orange safety triangles

The Kentucky Department of Transportation requres slow-moving Amish buggies to sport an orange, reflective triangle to warn oncoming traffic — just like those on tractors and other farm vehicles. But some Amish believe their religion forbids the displaying of bright colors, and so several of them now sit in a Kentucky… » 9/16/11 5:30pm 9/16/11 5:30pm