New California law: Want a plastic straw at a restaurant? Ask for it

New California law: Want a plastic straw at a restaurant? Ask for it

CLOSE Alaska Airlines is the latest big company to ditch plastic straws. Here’s why we all should, too. Just the FAQs Plastic straws are one of the top 10 plastic items found in beach cleanups every year.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) A new law bars California restaurants from automatically giving out single-use plastic straws with drinks, starting […]

Best and worst celebrity beach bodies (okay mostly best)

Best and worst celebrity beach bodies (okay mostly best)

Best and worst celebrity beach bodies (okay mostly best) It is very hard to find stars with bad bodies who frequent beaches. But we still try. Kind of. http://www.foxnews.com/”>Fox News http://www.foxnews.com/ Courtney Stodden: Best Courtney Stodden soaked up the sun while relaxing in California, the place she happily calls home. For more photos of Stodden, […]

Octopuses on MDMA turn into relaxed and friendly creatures

Octopuses on MDMA turn into relaxed and friendly creatures

Typically asocial octopuses turn into affectionate creatures when given MDMA, the drug also known as ecstasy, according to a new study. Any given octopus is unlikely to seek out companionship from other octopuses, only coming together when it is time to mate. When given MDMA, however, these creatures were found to get close to each […]

Europe To Be The Tortoise In The Self-Driving Car Race

Europe To Be The Tortoise In The Self-Driving Car Race

This is second article in a two-part series on the state of autonomous vehicles (AV) in Europe. The previous article can be found here: Self-Driving Cars: Will Europe Miss Another Disruption? While there are reasons to doubt Europe’s standing in the race, there are different reasons entirely to trust it will still be a part […]

The Miseries of Travel

The Miseries of Travel

Fifty years ago, on September 30, 1968, the world’s first 747 Jumbo Jet rolled out of Boeing’s Everett plant in Seattle, Washington. It was hailed as the future of commercial air travel, complete with fine dining, live piano music and glamorous stewardesses. And perhaps we might still be living in that future, were it not […]

EU Leaders Reject UK's Post-Brexit Economic Proposal, Pressuring Theresa May

EU Leaders Reject UK's Post-Brexit Economic Proposal, Pressuring Theresa May

SALZBURG, Austria—European Union leaders rejected the British government’s proposal for how to maintain economic relations with the bloc post-Brexit, piling pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May as she was seeking a boost from the talks to help put down a possible rebellion in the party. While welcoming efforts by Mrs. May to detail Britain’s Brexit […]

Turkey Finance Minister Vows to Back Banks, Though Details Scant

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Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Live Cricket Score, Asia Cup 2018 Live: Afghanistan in control as Bangladesh top order …

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Live Cricket Score, Asia Cup 2018 Live: Afghanistan in control as Bangladesh top order …

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Live Cricket Score, Asia Cup 2018 Live Cricket Streaming: Bangladesh will face Afghanistan. (AP Photo) Afghanistan Probable XI: Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mominul Haque, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain and Mehidy Hasan. Bangladesh Probable XI: Asghar Afghan (C), Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, […]

Multiple people killed in Maryland shooting, officials say

Multiple people killed in Maryland shooting, officials say

At least three people were dead Thursday after a “horrific shooting” at a Maryland distribution center, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.  Police initially reported there were “multiple victims,” and the Harford County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the shooting near Spesutia and Perryman roads in Aberdeen. The first shots were reported just after 9 […]

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