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Lights Off, Blankets Out: Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

Considered to be the oldest known meteor shower, Lyrids are named after the constellation Lyra. Every April those space scraps hit Earth's atmosphere at 109...


1st tropical depression of season forms far from land

Atlantic Standard Time Thursday was located at 37.7N 42.0W about 800 miles west of the Azores Islands with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph, a minimum pressure...


Sentence next for Volkswagen in US diesel emissions scandal

VW admits that almost 600,000 diesel cars in the USA were programmed to turn on pollution controls during testing and off while on the road. In addition to th...


Braden Burson Starbucks Barista Won't Be Fired Over Viral Video

Starbucks employees also complain that the drink itself is complicated and adds to workers' stress levels, according to the Washington Post . "I need to rant ...


Skrillex Blames Elon Musk For Why He Got Pulled Over

Colby Lila Kline shared a video of the incident on Twitter , which showed Skrillex - real name Sonny Moore - being handcuffed and put in the back of a poli...


Canada's telecom regulator rules online data be treated equally

Videotron launched an unlimited music streaming service in August 2015 that allowed its customers to stream music from specific third-party services without it ...


George HW Bush still in hospital; George W Bush visits

The 41st president is also referred to as "Bush 41", "Bush the Elder" and "Bush Senior" to distinguish him from his eldest son, George W. Bush, who became the 4...


Chicago Bulls: Takeaways From Game 2 Win Over Celtics

Boston may be able to rally and win the series , but big-picture, the question is obvious: Boston won 53 games, but only finished 12th in defensive efficien...


Ocean world near Saturn hotter-than-ever contender for life

Now, the American space agency has announced that Saturn's moon Enceladus is a habitable world because it has almost all the ingredients to support life. An...


Trump Prods Italy On NATO Spending

While noting that he had only just seen coverage of the still-developing event before entering the press conference, Trump said it was a "very awful thing tha...


Joe Hill's Locke & Key comic series finally gets the pilot it deserves!

However, the siblings soon find themselves in danger when they discover a demon wants to acquire those same keys at any cost. It's back at the pilot stage with ...


China's Automakers Have a Shrewd Plan to Beat the Tesla Model 3

Tesla Inc. has two passenger cars in the auto market and at least three near production or under development. Deutsche Bank Maintains the stock to Hold on 3/20...


Samsung expects record profit in first quarter

That overshadowed Samsung reporting quarterly profit of almost $9 billion - its highest in more than three years - and the start of pre-orders in South Korea ...


GTA Online Tiny Racers Mode To Release Next Week, New Trailer Released

It's logical, then, that Rockstar ended up giving us a top-down twist on some vehicular game mode, where vertical motion is rare indeed. Rockstar is also look...


Bank Of New York Mellon Delivers Double-digit EPS Growth In Q1

They noted that the move was a valuation call. Deutsche Bank AG restated a "buy" rating on shares of Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation (The) in a report on Fr...


Facebook will soon let you type with your brain

Currently, we know very little about B8, as none of their projects have been officially detailed, but rumors are swirling, and it's not like we don't know anyt...


Antarctic Meltwater Isn't the Crisis We Thought It Was

All that makes meltwater a little worrisome for climate scientists, but there may be a silver lining, at least according to one of the published papers. A rel...


Face Recognition Tech Still Insufficient for Security

The Galaxy S8 and its big brother were revealed last week, and customers in selected markets can already pre-order the flagships. However, this version of the ...


Funeral for Robert Godwin, Sr. scheduled for Saturday

Stephens, who had no prior criminal record, was not suspected in any other killings, Cleveland officials said. Cleveland police issued an appeal for information...


Facebook introduces VR Spaces, AR camera effects at F8

F8 is Facebook's annual developer conference focusing on the future of technology. Donning his signature grey T-shirt and jeans, Zuckerberg began his keynot...


Amazon says it is bringing retail shopfront service to Australia

The official announcement from Amazon will be sending the offices of many retail outlets into mayhem as they prepare for the impending arrival of what could dis...


Australia Toughens Foreign Worker Visas, Says Australian Jobs for Australians

Trade unions have warned the 457 temporary work visa program will simply be rebadged with a different name and fail to put Australian jobs first. The new vi...


Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality

Mark Zuckerberg kicked proceedings off by unveiling the company's ambitious plans for augmented reality. These effects won't just be limited to art frames and ...


Volkswagen I.D. Crozz Crossover Concept Debuts at 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

Production of the Crozz, which supposedly will start in 2020, will help the automaker achieve that figure, probably. With Volkswagen's ambitious plans to sell...


IMac Refresh in Q3 2017, 'Server-Grade' iMac to Launch by Year-End

Reportedly, the Cupertino-based company will release server-grade iMac with Xeon CPU by Q3 of 2017. Apple has already confirmed it is working on new iMac mo...