Consumer Reports is pulling its recommendation of Tesla Model 3, citing reliability issues with the car.
Posted on: 21 February 2019 | 1:58 pm
Three of the rarest known US paper bills in existence, dating back to the 19th century, are expected to fetch up to $8 million when they are auctioned in Baltimore next week.
Posted on: 21 February 2019 | 11:38 am
This week's New York Times report that President Donald Trump asked then-acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to get US Attorney Geoffrey Berman to un-recuse himself and take charge of the Michael Cohen investigation evokes an old school, Nixonian attempt to obstruct justice.
Posted on: 21 February 2019 | 11:01 am
Tyrannosaurus rex wasn't always the king of the dinosaurs. Before they became towering predators, tyrannosaurs started out much smaller, and a newly discovered fossil is helping fill the gap between those two extremes.
Posted on: 21 February 2019 | 9:09 am
An unprecedented lack of consensus among the guilds representing actors, directors, writers and producers has flummoxed Oscar prognosticators, with more genuine uncertainty surrounding the best picture race than is usually the case this close to Sunday's ceremony.
Posted on: 20 February 2019 | 8:02 pm
Can the 91st Academy Awards be saved? Yes -- at least, grading on the curve that is the Oscar telecast, the mess that the Academy has made of things leading up to this year's show, and the low bar set by the last host-less Academy Awards in 1989.
Posted on: 20 February 2019 | 8:01 pm
When a Qatari sheikh asked a concierge at the Raffles Dubai hotel to deliver a present to his wife, the concierge nodded. "Of course, sir. What gift?"
Posted on: 20 February 2019 | 8:00 pm
Driving from Birmingham to visit my grandmothers in Bessemer, Alabama, and Greensboro, Alabama, always took us through forests, and when I looked at the branches I'd imagine they were just strong enough to hold me and the other five members of my immediate family when the Ku Klux Klan strung us up by our necks with rope.
Posted on: 20 February 2019 | 7:21 pm
In October 2015, YouTube host Mitchell Moffit released a song called "The Periodic Table Song" on the AsapScience channel, which started with the catchy lyrics: "There's hydrogen and helium, then lithium, beryllium ..." The song then went on through the entire litany of chemical elements, and science students everywhere began learning it as a helpful way to get them through their chemistry exams.
Posted on: 20 February 2019 | 6:37 pm
As ride-hailing competitors Uber and Lyft race toward their impending IPOs, Lyft cofounder John Zimmer isn't holding back about the competition.
Posted on: 20 February 2019 | 9:55 am