Just when it looked like things were starting to calm down for Uber, after its federal investigations and the Benchmark lawsuit, investor Shervin Pishevar has stirred things up again. When Benchmark, an early investor in Uber with a spot on its board, had sued founder and ousted CEO Travis Kalanick …read more
Watering holes are often exciting places to watch animals interact, and new video from Kruger National Park in South Africa doesn't disappoint.
While touring the massive park, a couple happened upon a wildebeest that had just been bitten by a crocodile. It's likely the herbivore had approached the water for …read more
Prominent nuclear disarmament campaigner Sumiteru Taniguchi, who was delivering mail in Nagasaki when the United States dropped an atomic bomb in 1945, died on Wednesday at the age of 88. Taniguchi, once considered a front-runner for the Nobel Peace Prize, died of cancer at a hospital in the southwestern Japanese …read more
Archaeologists in London have uncovered the remains of Greenwich Palace, the birthplace of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. The Palace, which once stood on the site now occupied by the Old Royal Naval College, has been revealing some of its secrets. Two rooms from the Tudor-era palace were found when …read more
Researchers have shown that crystals can be so flexible they can be bent repeatedly and even tied up in knots, overhauling our current understanding of the structures, and challenging the very definition of a crystal.
Crystals are brittle because of the way their molecules are arranged - they're highly organised structures …read more
Eruptions from one of the most active volcanic regions in the world sent plumes of ash and steam into the sky this week, as captured in a spectacular image by an Earth-monitoring satellite.
Shiveluch, a massive stratovolcano made up of ash and hardened lava is located on the Russian Kamchatka …read more
The storied blue sash worn by George Washington during the Revolutionary War has gone on display at Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution.
The sash, on loan from Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Ethnography and Archaeology, was rediscovered several years ago by Dr. Philip Mead, chief historian and director …read more
After unleashing days of torrential rains and devastating floods that swamped Houston and much of southeastern Texas, the former Hurricane Harvey is now threatening NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC)—and with it some of the space agency’s most valuable assets, such as the $8.6 billion James Webb …read more
Sonar from military ships and helicopters is forcing whales to dive for so long that they are at risk of a fatal condition similar to the bends, according to a study.
One beaked whale fleeing the sound waves slipped underwater for 163 minutes, almost half an hour more than the …read more
Apple is among a handful of companies who have just been honoured with Emmy awards. Yes, you read that right. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the awards in a press release today, highlighting the “Sciences” aspect of its name.
Apple specifically was awarded with an Emmy …read more
The engine giant Cummins has unveiled a concept semi truck, the AEOS, that runs entirely on the power of an electric motor and a 140kWh battery pack. It's roughly as powerful as a 12-liter fossil fuel engine and could haul 44,000 pounds of cargo, just without the emissions or …read more
In a couple of weeks, Apple will release ARKit with iOS 11 and, overnight, hundreds of millions of Apple devices will become augmented reality-capable machines, giving developers a sort of new mobile gold rush to find their niche and capitalize on the platform Apple CEO Tim Cook has called “big …read more
Google 🌍 is updating its travel tools today with a focus on reducing costs and making planning easier.
Google Flights ✈️ will now suggest travel and booking dates that are less expensive, while Search will recommend nearby airports and hotels that might be cheaper.
Thanks to a new "price insights" 👀 feature, Google …read more
Between turn-by-turn navigation, being able to see how busy a business is at any given time, the ability to easily hunt down gas stations, and plenty more, Google Maps 🗺️ is a true powerhouse when it comes to maps/navigation.
In the most recent update 👍🏻 to the service, Google has announced …read more
Instagram introduced a new gallery feature 👍🏻 for posting multiple photos and videos in a carousel album format back in February, but the feature has had a classic Instagram limitation since it launched.
Photos and videos 📹 shared in groups have had to be cropped into squares to fit the carousel, but …read more
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