The fact that Travis Ishikawa, a no-name journeyman first baseman who was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates in early April and spent nearly all of 2014 at Triple-A, has been starting in left field for the San Francisco Giants this month is almost as insane as it is silly. The fact that Ishikawa hit a […]
The U.S. Air Force’s mysterious unmanned space plane, the X-37B, is about to come back to Earth after more than two years in orbit on a mission the military won’t tell us much about. The X-37B is expected to land at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the Air Force said. The base did not […]
AT&T has agreed to pay $105 million for “cramming” unauthorized charges on the monthly bills of its wireless customers, federal and state regulators announced Wednesday. The charges — typically $9.99 per month — came from third-party services for things like trivia, horoscopes and love tips. AT&T is accused of keeping at least 35% of the […]
A NASA-backed study explores an innovative way to dramatically cut the cost of a human expedition to Mars — put the crew in stasis. Play Video Can We Grow Plants on Mars? Last year, NASA announced the discovery of water on Mars. This posed a question to scientists: Could we grow plants in the soil […]
Happy National Pizza Month!Pizza is, and probably always will be, one of America’s favorite foods. So, in honor of the entire month of October being dedicated to this cheesy, delicious invention, we’re setting seven pizza myths straight.
Arctic ice is dwindling, the waters of the North Pacific Ocean are the warmest on record and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, “hauling out” on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before. Photos taken by scientists working for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show more than 35,000 walruses gathered, or […]
Microsoft showed off the new Windows 10 at an event for business customers Tuesday.
Apple and Google have won praise from privacy proponents for efforts to encrypt their latest smartphones in a way that would prevent law enforcement from accessing certain private data. The FBI, not so much. Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey told reporters Thursday that the agency is talking to both companies to raise concerns […]