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Why Some Cars Have Petrol Tank Fillers On The Left Or The Right

Why Some Cars Have Petrol Tank Fillers On The Left Or The Right

Quick — which side of your car is your fuel filler on? No running outside to look, that’s cheating, and you might get hurt pulling your pants on. Chances are most of you at the very least had to take a moment to think about this. I suspect you won’t…

Oil Refinery Explodes In California, Blade Runner Flashbacks Ensue

Oil Refinery Explodes In California, Blade Runner Flashbacks Ensue

It’s raining down ash in Southern California, after an Exxon Mobil oil refinery exploded. The blast nearly leveled a processing unit and left four contractors with minor injuries. The local Torrance Fire Department says gasoline is to blame. Meanwhile, the aftermath looks like a scene from Blade Runner.

A Gallon Of Petrol Can Power An iPhone For 20 Years

A Gallon Of Petrol Can Power An iPhone For 20 Years

It’s true. According to Bill Colton, a VP at ExxonMobil, a single gallon of petrol (3.8L) has enough energy to charge an iPhone once a day for 20 years. Of course, that’s never going to happen but it’s a point ExxonMobil uses to stress the fact that there is a…