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FORTUNE — Tesla Motors, the innovative electric car company, wants to be a bigtime automaker. To achieve that, it needs to produce hundreds of thousands of vehicles more than the 22,300 electric vehicles it made in 2013.<p>Which means it’s going to need a bigger battery factory. A much, much bigger …

Pi Day: pi transformed into incredible art – in pictures

The number 3.14159 … as you have never seen it before. Striking computer-generated images of the most famous number in maths

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

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Flashback: Are Manchester United suffering the same fate as Liverpool in the 90s?

As Manchester United prepare to face Liverpool on Sunday, fully 11 points adrift, could the demise that affected Liverpool be hampering David Moyes?<p><b>The managers</b> <br>The plan sounds straightforward enough. Replace a legendary Scot, your club icon responsible for so much unprecedented success, with a …

Tim Sherwood's very public and risky attack on his players was more of a message to his chairman

Criticising players in public is a dangerous game and, for managers, it is one that can backfire in the changing world of football<p>There appears to be an unwritten, golden rule in football that a manager should never publicly criticise his players.<p>The risks are too great, potentially alienating …

Six Nations 2014: What is wrong with the French?

Brilliant one minute, awful the next, just what is it about Gallic side that makes them so unpredictable?<p>Picture the scene: the final whistle has sounded in Paris and <b>France</b> have become the most unlikely of Six Nations champions. A scintillating five-try victory over champions-elect <b>Ireland</b>, combined …

Hoeness quits Bayern, accepts jail term for tax evasion

MUNICH (Reuters) - Uli Hoeness said on Friday he would accept a 3-1/2-year prison term for evading 27 million euros (22.5 million pounds) in taxes and resigned as president and chairman of Bayern Munich, the club he made into one of the world’s most successful football dynasties.<p>Bayern Munich …

Six Nations 2014:Ireland feeling the heat as history beckons against France

Title favourites admit the pressure is starting to tell as France plan to go on attack to ruin O’Driscoll farewell<p><b>Ireland</b> have admitted that they are feeling the pressure ahead of Saturday’s championship-deciding RBS Six Nations clash against <b>France</b>, with the magnitude of what is at stake beginning …

Six Nations 2014: Sergio Parisse calls on Italy to restore pride with first ever win against England

Italy captain Sergio Parisse has never tasted victory over England, and says his side must produce their "complete game" if they are to triumph in Rome<p>There are no pretensions or false illusions about Sergio Parisse. The <b>Italy</b> captain, the A-lister on the celebrity catwalk who has the lifestyle …

Our favourite things this week: from David Luiz to basketball jerseys

Featuring the advantages of introversion, fair play in the Bundesliga, a scandal over beer prices and life in a bookies