You wait in line – hours, days, weeks. You make it through the phalanx of cheering Apple Store employees, clapping loudly as you fish out a credit card to hand the blue-clad army hundreds of dollars. You get your BRAND NEW iPhone 6 and blast out into the sunshine of Perth, Australia to show off
ROSWELL, N.M. — A driver who went missing after a one-car rollover in New Mexico says he later woke up in a field of donkeys. KOAT-TV reports New Mexico State Police say the driver called 911 seven hours after investigators failed to find any victims from the crash in Roswell late Friday. The driver, whose
On August 24, the sun belched out a solar flare. And while these can often pose danger to Earth’s communications and technology, it’s really impressive to watch: NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the images of the flare as it erupted on the left side of the sun.
The astronauts on the International Space Station have been treating us Earth-bound mortals to some of the most stunning views of our planet possible. Whether it be streaming HD video in realtime or the best selfies ever or simply sharing via social media the snapshots of live on planet Earth only they can see, it’s
Diddy mashing up Smashing Pumpkins? Apparently, yes. Apparently this 1998 retooling of Ava Adore has been floating in the ether all these years, just surfacing of the six-CD, one-DVD Adore “super deluxe edition,” a reissue of the band’s fourth album set to drop September 23. According to RollingStone: While Puffy’s “Perfect” remixes leaked to the
There may be itsy-bitsy aliens among us. Scientists say seven microscopic particles collected by NASA’s comet-chasing spacecraft, Stardust, appear to have originated outside our solar system. If confirmed, this would be the world’s first sampling of contemporary interstellar dust. “They are very precious particles,” the team leader, physicist Andrew Westphal of the University of California,
If you don’t like heights . . . don’t watch this. Even if you do like heights, it’s a doozy. Watch these workers clamber atop the west antenna on Chicago’s John Hancock tower in Chicago on a vertigo-inducing repair missions. It’s hard to say which is the worst of it – the sheer height, the
BRAINTREE, Mass. — Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis. So when a patrolman in Braintree, Massachusetts, spotted a Maserati resembling a police cruiser over the weekend, he pulled it over. Deputy Chief Wayne Foster tells The Patriot Ledger the luxury Italian vehicle’s body was painted black and white with a police-style
Tough Monday commute? Rain traffic have you bogged down? CTA delays keeping you from a timely trip? Maybe you need the hot new Whysk app and service! Or not. The self-important tone of the successful startup promotional video is captured perfectly in this satirical video from The Onion’s brilliant Clickhole site. No Lyft or Uber
ROMULUS, Mich. — A 78-year-old Florida woman tried to fly on an international trip from Detroit Metropolitan Airport with almost $41,000 in cash hidden inside her girdle, bra and carry-on bag, federal authorities said.