A deadly crash in Arizona involving an autonomous vehicle operated by Uber Technologies Inc. spotlights a pedestrian-safety problem that is getting increasingly worse in an era of constant smartphone use and a surge in impaired driving.
History bestows on us perspective; it permits us to slice and dice events into neat and easily-labelled compartments. The history of grand prix racing is no exception, wafting gracefully from clearly-defined era to clearly-defined era.But that perspective
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Cold War-era scientist acknowledged on Tuesday he had helped create the nerve agent that Britain says was used to poison an ex-spy and his daughter, contradicting Moscow's insistence that neither Russia nor the Soviet Union ever had s
Bitcoin fell as much as 70% from its mid-December high through its recent early-February low.
The cryptocurrency's price chart mirrors that of the Nasdaq Composite Index during the dotcom bubble era, but there's a catch.
Historical fluctuations in the Nas
A £862MILLION project to upgrade the M4 won’t get extra spots for striken drivers to stop despite safety concerns. Highways England admitted it was “too late” to install more emergency refuge areas (ERA) on the revamped motorway –
Bill Gates' new favorite book is "Enlightenment Now" by Steven Pinker.
Pinker's book makes a case that rational thought and scientific inquiry are constantly improving the world.
We're living in the safest era of human history, according to Pinker's
Four consecutive drivers' and constructors' titles might make that seem obvious, but Mercedes has had to react after a renewed Ferrari threat last year and Red Bull's progression in the second half of the campaign.Mercedes has taken plenty of plaudits for
THE ‘Wild West’ era for technology firms like Facebook and Google is over, the Cabinet minister responsible for overseeing them warns today. Following claims that the details of 50 million Facebook users had been improperly harvested for political ana
SCHOOL PE lessons are racist, a bonkers taxpayer-funded study claims. Football, rugby and cricket are all hangovers from the Empire and favour white students, the authors say. The 20-page report says the games were developed by “white privileged males
Promotional photos of cruise ships don't show the crowds.
The accommodations might be smaller and more cramped than you thought you were getting.
The ports aren't always glamorous, either.
Cruises can be a blissful escape for travelers of
Volcanic eruptions from when dinosaurs existed created the natural material shale producers now rely on.
This started 100 million years ago.
The great oil and gas formations that U.S. shale drillers thrive on have reportedly been traced b
Before a career photographing the likes of Oprah and Steve Jobs for major US publications, the late Michael Abramson headed to Chicago’s South Side and documented the wild parties of the funk and disco era Continue reading...
Stephen Hawking has died at age 76.
Hawking, a theoretical physicist, made several discoveries that transformed the way scientists viewed black holes and the universe.
Hawking was known to infuse humor and wit to bridge the gap in otherwise complicated su
As social media sites grow more massive and all-encompassing, one startup is looking to bring back the friendly customization of Myspace to a new generation of users looking to define their online presence in a unique way. Universe is a mobile-based webs
The 90s had shoes, the 00s had handbags and we’re living through the decade of the earring. From studs to chandeliers, multi-drops to mismatches, anything goesThe most important accessory of now says as much about you as the newspaper you read or where