Tulsa Belvedere's Gasoline Samples Valuable To Science!

So all is not lost with the rust-plagued Tulsa Time Capsule Belvedere! Turns out the gasoline samples in the trunk (stored there in case gasoline couldn't be found in 2007) are of great interest to modern-day petroleum geochemists, who are always on the lookout for "age-related" samples for testing. » 6/26/07 8:00am 6/26/07 8:00am

Cohorts of Count Grishnackh May Ban Norwegian Gas-Power'd Car Sales

Some Norwegian politicos seem to have let all of those Burzum records go to their head and are intent on killing the gasoline internal-combustion engine as dead as Mayhem frontman Euronymous. Ruling Labor, Socialist Left and Center party wonks are checking to see if a ban on gasoline-powered vehicle sales would be… » 5/24/07 11:45pm 5/24/07 11:45pm

The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Com... Oh Crap, They're Here

Westlake, California, February 3, 2007. Apparently the Russian uber-multinational is going to save us American consumers money by not wasting it on a team of graphic designers obsessed with the finer points of signage. And if rumors hold, Gasprom Chairman Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev is going to swap jobs with Putin… » 2/04/07 3:01am 2/04/07 3:01am

West Virginia Gas Station Explosion Kills 4, Injures 9

Some of us here at Jalopnik exist in the form of smokers. We're stupid, we know, but it is not our fault. To sorta-quote Dave Berry, "If the government was serious about stopping kids from smoking, they would eliminate the 10th grade." Somehow this all goes back to a night long ago during 10th grade. We were at a gas… » 1/30/07 5:23pm 1/30/07 5:23pm

Greenspan Calls Energy Prices 'A Drag,' Still, Crude Prices Fall

Somehow we picture Fed Head Alan Greenspan with a Billy Gibbons-length beard, tokin' on a fat doobie, mellowing out to the sounds of the Jefferson Airplane and exhaling with a flourish while proclaiming, "[T]he recent surge in energy prices will undoubtedly be a drag from now on, [maaan,]" at a speech Tuesday in… » 10/18/05 8:00am 10/18/05 8:00am