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Dog owners share heartbreaking tales after alleged PetSmart grooming deaths

With his soulful brown eyes and floppy ears, Speck was full of life when he bounded into PetSmart to get spruced up for the summer.<p>Sadly, the beloved …

New Jersey

Inside the eight desperate weeks that saved SpaceX from ruin

The company's meteoric rise can be traced to a critical launch from a Pacific isle.<p>They bunked in a double-wide trailer, cramming inside on cots and …

SpaceX

Another One Out the Door: Now It's Tesla's Supply Chain Chief Who's Leaving

Another Tesla vice president is leaving the company, according to people familiar with the matter, as Elon Musk struggles to contain an exodus of …

U.S. Department of Justice

Philippines landslide victims 'sent texts from underneath rubble'

<b>A landslide in the Philippines has killed at least 21 people and left dozens missing, with some texting for help from under the rubble, say police.</b><p>The slide on Thursday engulfed two villages in Naga in Cebu province.<p>It comes days after the north of the Philippines was hit by a typhoon, killing more …

Typhoons

Amazon Fire TV Recast DVR unveiled with no monthly fees

In addition to the plethora of other Amazon Alexa devices unveiled today, Amazon has also created a Fire TV Recast system that acts as a DVR and …

Amazon Fire TV

Japanese Probe Drops Tiny Hopping Robots Toward Big Asteroid Ryugu

Two tiny hopping robots have begun their historic attempt to land on a big asteroid in deep space.<p>Japan's Hayabusa2 probe, which has been circling …

Aerospace

Puppies Found With Hair Ties Wrapped Around Mouth Were So Happy To See Rescuers

“They’re such a great testament to how resilient dogs are."<p>A maintenance worker was investigating a burst pipe inside a housing complex in Wichita, …

Puppies

Injured elk finds spot of shade in Centennial driveway, draws crowd of admirers

An elk found a new hang in Centennial on Thursday.The injured elk plunked down in a shaded driveway after apparently injuring his leg. A crowd of …

New research may answer why many recent Alzheimer's clinical trials have failed

For several years, research into an effective treatment preventing cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease has constantly failed in …

Alzheimer's Disease

Smiling Apple fans show off their new haul of devices

Forget Amazon’s Prime Day, Black Friday, or Cyber Monday — if you’re an Apple fan, the biggest non-holiday day of the year is new device day. And it’s finally here!<p>As of 8am local time on Friday, September 21, the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 go on sale around the world. While …

Apple Watch

First Impressions From New Apple Watch Series 4 Owners

With Apple Watch Series 4 models wending their way to Apple customers in the United States and many other countries today, some people have already picked up their orders and are sharing their first impressions of the new smartwatch online.<p>Apple Watch Series 4 owners on Reddit and the MacRumors …

Apple Watch

Satellite captures space junk in world's first

RemoveDebris, a small experimental satellite designed to clean up space debris successfully snared its first piece of extraterrestrial pollution — a solar system premiere.<p>More than 7,600 tonnes of so-called "space junk" floats around Earth — the result of nearly 60 years of space exploration — with …

Space Exploration

This Study on Nearly Half a Million People Has Bad News For The Keto Diet

Here's what you should do instead.<p>Scientists and dietitians are starting to agree on a recipe for a long, healthy life. It's not sexy, and it doesn't …

Diets

Here's the Truly Surprising Thing American Airlines Just Told an Angry Passenger (It All Came Down to 1 Word)

American Airlines Just Apologized to a Passenger In a Way You Probably Never Imagined Any Airline Would Do<p>When some people are wronged, all they really want is for someone to say they're sorry.<p>Sometimes they don't ever get it. But then sometimes, the offending party doesn't just apologize. They …

American Airlines

Inboard unveils their new 750W electric scooter and takes aim at scooter sharing

Inboard Technology is best known for their highly acclaimed M1 electric skateboard, which is fairly unique among a large pack of competitors due to its removable and swappable batteries.<p>For weeks they’ve been teasing their customers with the imminent launch of “something”, while revealing very few …

Gliders

Why a Softball-Sized Hail Season May Hint at Weather Trouble to Come

Ice baseballs began falling from the sky.<p>As ominous skies moved overhead just after noon on August 6, the small splash of a hailstone was heard in …

Insurance Industry

'Privatizing the coast': are wealthy Californians seizing public beaches?

Privates Beach is named not for its exclusivity but for a permissive attitude toward nude sunbathing. This small patch of paradise on the California coastline is adored by locals, and anyone is welcome to enjoy the clean and quiet spot. If, that is, they have a key costing $100 a year.<p>A 9ft iron …

Santa Cruz

Train Surfing

Padang, Sumatra, 1996. When surf-travel was all about getting barrelled, and taking a few images on Kodak film. Memories were postcards bought, diary …

Mosquitoes

News: 11 Awesome Features Siri Gained in iOS 12 for iPhone

Since its humble beginnings on the iPhone 4S, Siri has come a long way. While each iteration of iOS sees new features for the iPhone assistant, iOS …

iOS

HIIT for runners: more benefit in less time

Something to consider for your next marathon build or half-marathon training block: high intensity interval training, or HIIT, can be a great way to …

HIIT

Drone Captures Over 1,000 Dolphins Catching Waves With a Humpback Whale and Its Baby

California’s Monterey Bay is a premiere destination for whale watching, and new footage shows just how impressive the area’s marine life can be.<p>A …

Humpback Whales

Tesla Model 3 receives a perfect safety rating from NHTSA

It earned five stars in every category.<p>The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the Tesla Model 3 five-star ratings in every single category. That includes the overall front, overall side, side barrier, side pole and rollover categories. The vehicle follows in the …

Tesla Model 3

Apple's iPhone XS Has A Nasty Surprise

Apple’s next-generation flagship iPhones are about to go on sale. The new iPhone XS (details) and massive iPhone XS Max (details) and will be greeted by crowds queuing outside every Apple store, and millions of online buyers. But Apple just confirmed one reason you might be better saving your money …

Batteries

Mother Dog Has No Idea Why She And Her Babies Were Dumped At Shelter

She’s so proud of her TEN puppies.<p>No one can say for certain what life had been like for Melody before she was surrendered to a Texas animal shelter …

Puppies

Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses—and What Happened Was Profound

When humans take the drug MDMA, versions of which are known as molly or ecstasy, they commonly feel very happy, extraverted, and particularly …

Ecstasy (Drug)

iOS 12 review: Finally, the fear of upgrading is over

iOS 12<p>$0<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Lightning fast even on older phones • A smarter Siri is compatible with more third-party apps • Password management's …

iOS

Astronomers Spot Unprecedented Glow Around Neutron Star, and Whatever It Is, It’s Important

Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have glimpsed a neutron star unlike any seen before.<p>Neutron stars, which contain more mass than the Sun …

University of Toronto

This Major City Just Did The Best Thing To Help Animals

Los Angeles just banned the sale of fur — and people are celebrating 👏<p>The city of Los Angeles just made a giant step toward helping animals: banning …

Los Angeles

If This Great Dane Learning To Workout Doesn't Inspire You Then Nothing Will

This dog is more of a copycat.

Great Dane

This Stretch of California Coast Is Pure Underrated Paradise

This is what 20 minutes of driving the Sonoma Coast is like: You're in a dense stand of coast redwoods, your road a twisty black ribbon, and it's …

Wine