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How Long Would It Take to Bicycle to the Moon?

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to step onto the surface of the moon. I still find that amazing—both the moon landing and the fact that it was half a century ago. In honor of that historic moment, and mindful ...

‘She’s Gotta Have It’: Netflix cancels Spike Lee series after 2 seasons

July 18 (UPI) -- Netflix has canceled Spike Lee's series She's Gotta Have It after two seasons.Deadline confirmed Wednesday the streaming service has opted to not renew the comedy-drama show for a third season. "Spike Lee is one of the greatest ...

Chargers’ Melvin Gordon says teammates back him in contract dispute

July 18 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon said teammates back him in his pursuit of a new contract.Gordon is in the final year of his rookie contract. The former first-round pick will make $5.6 million this season before he ...

How to Talk Into a Microphone

Screenshot: YouTube/DreamWorks Whether you’re speaking at a wedding or event, guesting on a podcast, or reporting from the scene LIVE, talking into a microphone isn’t exactly like talking without one. You’ll sound a lot better if you follow a few ...

Microsoft says new ElectionGuard software averts U.S. election hacks

July 18 (UPI) -- Software giant Microsoft has unveiled new technology it says will upgrade security in U.S. voting machines, and ensure all ballots are counted and authentic.Microsoft unveiled the innovative ElectionGuard software Wednesday at the ...

The Preventive Maintenance You Need to Do On Your Car (and When)

Photo: Mark Steenbeke (Unsplash) If you have a car, it can be tempting just to ignore any type of maintenance unless something goes wrong. We probably don’t have to tell you that this is a bad idea. However, not everyone agrees on what preventive ...

Watch: Message in a bottle travels from Michigan to Florida in 24 years

July 18 (UPI) -- A man relaxing in the water on the Florida coast discovered a message in a bottle that had been thrown into Lake Michigan 24 years earlier.Gary Henrickson said he was enjoying the gulf coast water in Santa Rosa Beach when he spotted ...

Report: Japanese sushi chef in North Korea seen alive and well

July 18 (UPI) -- A Japanese national who once served as sushi chef to former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is well and alive, according to a pro-Pyongyang newspaper based in Japan.Choson Sinbo reported Thursday Kenji Fujimoto, who had allegedly ...

Amazon Prime Day Glitch Let People Buy $13,000 Camera Gear for $94

Image: Amazon If you’ve been bragging to your friends about the excellent deal you scored during Amazon’s Prime Day stunt, don’t. There’s little chance you did as well as many members of the Slickdeals forum did. Thanks to an error on Amazon’s ...

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks

July 18 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled her vision Thursday for reining in Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private equity "vampires."The Massachusetts senator and 2020 candidate has in the past ...

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