A Washington police officer pulled a family to safety just before their car was overturned by a wave on Tuesday evening. Read more...
The superb Grand Theft Auto V was finally released this week on PC, setting off a wave of desperation in those looking to obtain the game for free. After the first cracks appeared downloads mounted quickly, with GTA V pirates gobbling up more bandwidth in the first few hours than last weekend's initial wave of Game of Thrones pirates. Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Saturday canceled a state visit to Indonesia to deal with a wave of anti-immigrant violence at home. The unrest which began in the port city Durban two weeks ago and spread...Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Saturday canceled a state visit to Indonesia to deal with a wave of anti-immigrant violence at home.
Mars One—the Danish non-profit with the goal of sending humans on a one-way trip to Mars—made waves earlier this year when 100 finalists were selected from a pool of 200,000 candidates. Since the announcement, the program has been plagued with criticism over it’s financing and proposed timeline. Show More Summary
Tiffany Evans made waves when she called out the music industry for its possible Satanic influences in 2009 but now the singer-songwriter is taking a different approach to enlighten people spiritually while readying her comeback onto the music scene.
It's too early to call it a rebound in cleantech venture capital. That might take an entire generation to fix itself. But, in the meantime, there's been a small surge of venture capital funding of cleantech companies in the last few weeks. Here's a quick roundup. read more
It's time for the lead Splash Brother to make playoff waves. After a 67-win regular season and an individual performance that could very well lead to the Most Valuable Player award, the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry should come out on fire in Game 1 of his team's first-round series against the New Orleans Pelicans. Show More Summary
Mint Records are to release a new album by Tough Age on June 23rd called I Get The Feeling Centra and while you may want to hear it later, put faith into what I say and listen to it now for fans of indie rock and a slight new wave feel that might make some […]
A man who admitted killing a Montana teacher during a cocaine frenzy was sentenced to 100 years in prison by a state judge on Friday in a case that authorities said underscored a crime wave that accompanied a regional oil boom. Michael...Show More Summary
I shot these photos in 2003, at Sea Rim State Park in east Texas, close to the border with Louisiana, a relatively remote and beautiful state park along the Gulf coast that suffered a lot of damage during both Hurricane Rita in 2005 and Hurricane Ike in 2008. Show More Summary
Ever since geoscientists and engineers started using seismic waves to figure out what lies under our feet, seismic reflection technology kept improving and today most oil-rich sedimentary basins have a wide coverage of high-quality three-dimensional datasets. Show More Summary
The secret to stimulating creativity may be to literally stimulate the brain. In a new study, scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were able to measurably increase creativity by altering electrical activity in...Show More Summary
There’s a bizarre crime wave afoot in Mexico, in which thieves are targeting trucks transporting radioactive materials. But before you suspect terrorists, know this: in all of the recent cases (three in the past 18 months, including one this week), the robbers had no idea what they were stealing. Read more...
Star Wars Celebration has officially opened the flood gates for a tidal wave of new Star Wars merchandise. And if you thought for one second that Lucasfilm had lost its marketing magic after being bought by Disney, you can now buy officially-branded...Show More Summary
A veteran surfer pug traded ocean waves for snowy slopes. The result? An adorably badass snowboarding video. In the video, Brandy trots onto the snowboard and glides down a gentle Southern California slope with a little help from her owner, Jonny Dornam. Show More Summary
I was 7 years old my dad taught me about waves. He grew up in Redondo Beach, CA and he knew the Pacific Coast well. What I didn't realize until much later in life is that he was teaching me a metaphor for life's challenges. The first wave he taught me to look out for is the most dangerous wave. Show More Summary
In Gonzales, we were handed a devastating loss that set the stage for waves of restrictive and unscientific attacks on abortion rights. Those restrictions have come to a dangerous crest with the anti-choice community's campaign against...Show More Summary
Nostalgia has ruled the music of the past few years, no doubt, but this week we’ve got a few songs that pay homage to the ’70s and ’80s while managing to sound more than relevant. Brandon Flowers, frontman of New Wave cannibals The Killers,...Show More Summary
TIARAS! BALCONIES! WAVING! Elsewhere around the internet: I am not above reminding you that our new royals-centric novel, The Royal We, is out and about and available and just waiting for you to read it! We were a People‘s pick last week! iBooks just called us irreverent, hilarious, and charming and named us one of Read More...