Humanity is now one step closer to the kind of disastrous extraterrestrial mining operation depicted by James Cameron in Avatar. Incidentally, Cameron is one of the Americans who stands to benefit by a new bill that sailed through Congress this week. The U.S. Show More Summary
Though the partisan divide in Washington, D.C., has grown steeper in recent years, there are still some things that most everyone can get behind. Moving forward a ban on microbeads, the tiny scrubbing particles found in face and body cleansers, appears to be one.On Wednesday, the U.S. House of... Continue reading
ESEA Conference Committee Kicks Off, NCLB One Step Closer to Extinction PK12: School districts and state officials have begged Congress to update the much-maligned No Child Left Behind Act, and it looks like they're on the verge of getting their wish. Show More Summary
The first major update for the new Apple TV just took one step closer to its public release with the third beta build of tvOS 9.1. Apple’s latest tvOS 9.1 beta is available to developers through the Member Center, or via an over-the-air update for those that already have the second beta installed. Installing tvOS […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
A bill that would enact a nationwide ban on the use of tricky “non-disparagement” or “gag” clauses to prevent consumers from providing their honest opinions in public forums is one step closer to becoming a law today, after the Senate Commerce Committee voted to approve the Consumer Review Freedom Act. We’ve been writing about these clauses for years. Most notoriously, …
On last night's Scream Queens, the death toll rose steadily as we came one step closer to unmasking the Red Devil killer.
Last summer, Mark One made a big splash in the beverage sector when it launched the pre-sale campaign for Vessyl, a smart beverage receptacle that brings the world one step closer to the…
(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration approved a certification plan developed by Lockheed Martin for its hybrid airships, the company said, taking it one step closer to starting commercial deliveries of the airships. The...Show More Summary
Researchers found that a drug used to treat alcoholism - disulfiram - awoke dormant HIV in patients with the virus, bringing a cure one step closer.
You have probably heard T-Mobile customers ask about band 12 (700MHz spectrum) LTE support for this or that phone over the past year. They talk about it a lot because it’s a huge deal in terms of connectivity on their phones, or at least...Show More Summary
Apple’s first brick-and-mortar retail store in Singapore is one step closer, with Cupertino hiring staff to man its next Apple Store expansion. The company’s website lists 14 job postings for the store, with positions including business manager, business specialist, and Apple Store leader. Show More Summary
Ben and Jerry's is one step closer to unleashing a vegan version of its often-chunky-always-delicious pints to freezer aisles nationwide. The company first announced testing the addition in July, appeasing a minimum of 28,432 people who petitioned for the variant on Change.org. Show More Summary
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have demonstrated a new lithium-oxygen cell that is 90 percent more efficient and more stable than previous attempts
As it stands, Apple Pay sort of steps on PayPal’s toes in terms of mobile payment services, although that is just one aspect of PayPal’s services. However it looks like Apple could get closer to taking on PayPal in full, according to...Show More Summary
Leading up to season tipoff, the Pac-12 microsite has been evaluating each of the league’s 12 teams. Today, we take one step closer to wrapping up our trip around the league with a visit to Tucson, the home of the repeat champion Wildcats. Arizona...Show More Summary
Amsterdam Avenue is one step closer to getting a protected bike lane, and tonight, the DOT will present its plans for the forthcoming overhaul of the notoriously deadly road. [ more › ]
MIAMI — Each rebound, rejection and rim-rocking jam brings Hassan Whiteside one step closer to establishing himself as a top-shelf NBA center. But ample uncertainty still surrounds perhaps the biggest key to the Miami Heat's 2015-16Show More Summary
Molson Coors Brewing Co. is nearing a deal that would allow the company to purchase the rest of the company’s equity from its MillerCoors LLC U.S. joint venture. The buyout would move SABMiller PLC one step closer to its blockbusterShow More Summary
Now a resolution for landmark status has to face a City Council vote, first a committee and then the full council, for approval. [ more › ]
This weekend, millions were approved in funding for a high-speed rail project linking Baltimore and Washington, D.C. by maglev train. A day later, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation flew to Japan to see what riding one was like firsthand. These are two promising signs, my friends, for high-speed rail’s future in America—though there’s still a long way to go. Read more...