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Gulf Coast faces life-threatening rains as Barry moves farther inland

July 14 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Barry was moving slowly northward Sunday over west-central Louisiana, creating live-threatening rains as the primary threat after reaching landfall as a hurricane the day before.More than 129,00 customers out of 2.3 ...

Cheaper Lidar, a Self-Driving Deal, and Other Car News This Week

By now, anybody watching the self-driving car space is familiar with the “trough of disillusionment,” the stage of the Gartner hype cycle that follows the “peak of inflated expectations,” and—for the lucky ones—precedes the “slope of enlightenment.” ...

Alex Acosta’s Resignation Tops This Week’s Internet News Roundup

It's been such a busy seven days that there's been no time to talk about the fact that a federal grand jury is reportedly investigating a major Trump fund-raiser or that an appeals court has thrown out a lawsuit about whether President Trump is ...

The Simple Idea Behind Einstein’s Greatest Discoveries

The flashier fruits of Albert Einstein’s century-old insights are by now deeply embedded in the popular imagination: Black holes, time warps and wormholes show up regularly as plot points in movies, books, TV shows. At the same time, they fuel ...

How To Clear Out Your Zombie Apps and Online Accounts

In these predominantly digital times, it's all too easy to build up a long trail of unused accounts that are now gathering dust: free trials that you never followed up on, streaming services you abandoned, on-demand clothing boxes that in the end ...

Nintendo Switch Lite vs Switch: Which Is Best for You?

Nintendo will launch its Switch Lite system on September 20. This is the first variant of the Switch console to be released since its 2017 debut model, so naturally, people have questions: What makes the Switch Lite different? Is the Switch Lite ...

On This Day, July 14: Hank Aaron hits 500th home run

July 14 (UPI) -- On this date in history:In 1789, French peasants stormed the Bastille prison in Paris, beginning the French Revolution. The event is commemorated as "Bastille Day," a national holiday in France. In 1793, Jean Paul Marat, one of ...

Famous birthdays for July 14: Dan Reynolds, Jane Lynch

July 14 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer.They include: -- Czech painter Alphonse Mucha in 1860 -- Austrian painter Gustav Klimt in 1862 -- Cartoonist William Hanna in 1910 -- Folk singer Woody Guthrie in 1912 -- ...

‘Everwood,’ ‘Star Trek’ alum Stephanie Niznik dead at 52

July 13 (UPI) -- Everwood and Star Trek: Insurrection actress Stephanie Niznik has died at the age of 52.Niznik died unexpectedly on June 23, but her death was not made public until this weekend, Deadline.com and Variety said. No cause has been ...

Con Ed: ‘All customers are back in service’ after NYC blackout

July 13 (UPI) -- Power company Con Edison said service has been restored to the tens of thousands of customers who lost electricity for several hours in Midtown Manhattan, starting at about 7 p.m. on Saturday night."All customers are back in ...

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