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'Bullets were flying everywhere' as gunman opened fire at Trader Joe's. Witnesses describe the terror

Don Kohles was outside the Trader Joe’s in Silver Lake on Saturday afternoon when a car crashed into a pole on Hyperion Avenue.<p>Immediately, he heard two shots. He ducked into the exit door of the Trader Joe’s. He looked back at the street and saw two police officers shooting at a man.<p>“The bullets …

Trader Joe's

The NRA Is Awfully Quiet About Maria Butina

It typically takes a mass shooting to keep the National Rifle Association this quiet.<p>As of this writing, the NRA has issued no public comment about …

United States

Rian Johnson’s First Movie in His New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Likely Coming in 2020

Before <b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</b> even hit theaters, <b>Rian Johnson</b> was already signing the papers to helm his own <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy. But while we know …

Star Wars

What Happened to the Winner of McDonald's $1 Million Flexi-Disc Contest?

In 1989, a 13-year-old boy in Galax, Virginia thought he'd won the real-life golden ticket. His family suddenly had money—but with it, more problems.<p>I think McDonald's owes Galax, Virginia some kind of debt.<p>On a cold February day in Galax in 1989, a 13-year-old boy named Scotty Landreth was rifling …

McDonald's

This fancy device turns your entire room into a screen

Augmented reality for the design-minded<p>Screen fatigue is real. Between phones and laptops and TVs, it seems as if the world is covered in glowing glass boxes.<p>At first glance it might seems as if Lightform, a new projector system that casts light onto any surface, is part of the problem. Then you …

Augmented Reality

55 Healthy Chicken Thigh Recipes That Are Affordable and Delicious

Skinless, boneless chicken thighs are meatier, quicker to cook, and surprisingly healthier than you might think. They're also budget friendly for …

Cooking

Google Assistant Users No Longer Need to Keep Saying 'Hey Google'

Owners of Google Assistant voice-controlled speakers no longer have to say, “OK, Google” or “Hey, Google” before every question about the weather or …

Android News

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

OLEDs

HSxP | Ashley Callaghan Photographs Rachel Williams and Charlie Tornhill

HSxP <i>is a series of curated photographic stories made by the finest contributors across the globe curated by</i> P <i>Magazine, manifesting different</i> …

Photography

Jameela Jamil would like to remind Quentin Tarantino, everybody else, that Emile Hirsch assaulted a woman

Quentin Tarantino is apparently bound and determined to cast basically everybody in his latest film project, the sprawling <i>Once Upon A Time In</i> …

NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal Tesla crash on Autopilot

A fatal accident involving a Tesla Model X on Autopilot came under investigation by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in March.<p>The NTSB has now released its preliminary report of the accident.<p>After the accident, which took the life of the driver, had gathered a lot of media …

Elon Musk appears emotional as he overcomes vote to remove him as Tesla chairman

Shareholders voted to maintain Elon Musk’s role as chairman of Tesla’s board during the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Mountain View, Calif., on Tuesday despite a controversial proposal to strip him of that position.<p>The vote of confidence is a major boon for Tesla’s embattled chief …

Tesla

The Man Who Inspired Snorlax

One of the most beloved Pokémon is Snorlax. Meet the man who inspired the character.<p>In a recent interview with Japanese newspaper <i>Yomiuri</i>, <i>Pokémon</i> art …

Oil industry is finally starting to be affected by Norway’s rapid electric car adoption

Norway’s electric vehicle adoption rate is so far ahead of most countries that it gives us glimpses into the future of bigger markets – sometimes even decades ahead of time.<p>Now it is starting to show signs of demand for gasoline and diesel slowing down as electric vehicles are taking over.<p>In …

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape and other abuse violations in sexual assault cases

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein was arrested and charged with rape and other abuse counts Friday, months after allegations of sexual violence and harassment toppled the once-powerful Hollywood mogul.<p>Weinstein, 66, was charged with rape, criminal sex act, sexual abuse and sexual misconduct for cases …

Harvey Weinstein

Woman Sues R. Kelly In New York Alleging Sexual Battery And False Imprisonment

<b>Updated</b><i>on Tuesday, Mar. 22 at 3:29 p.m. ET.</i><p>In a lawsuit filed Monday in New York, R. Kelly has been accused of sexual battery, false imprisonment and failure to disclose a sexually transmitted disease. The woman who filed the suit, Faith A. Rodgers, is the same person who in April filed an …

A Rare Virus Without a Cure Has Emerged in India And Is Killing People

It has the potential to cause a deadly pandemic.<p>At least nine people in southern India have died in cases linked to an outbreak of the rare and …

Disease

'Brieing' Is a New Trend Where Middle-Aged Women Eat MDMA Wrapped in Cheese

Like butt-chugging, but for grown-ass women with lots of money and a penchant for fromage d'Affinois.<p>If you’re a middle-aged woman with a tremendous amount of disposable income, it’s so hard to be <i>satisfied</i>, you know? Like, how does one find fulfillment, especially in those empty hours between …

Xbox Adaptive Controller first look: A new, necessary gamepad

Microsoft stumbled into the accessibility market about three years ago, with the launch of the Xbox One Elite controller. The Elite wasn't designed to help people with disabilities play video games -- in fact, it was built for hardcore players who wanted more mapping options by adding rear paddle …

Saudi Car Show Puts Women in the Driving Seat

A car show in the Saudi capital is drawing in many women, who from next month will be allowed to drive in the kingdom as part of Crown Prince …

Here's What It Takes to Photograph a 24-Hour Race

Motorsports photographer Jamey Price takes you behind the scenes at the Spa 24 Hours.<p>A 24-hour race isn’t just brutal for drivers and crews; a good photographer will work extremely hard to capture the story of the race. That becomes obvious in this short documentary from motorsports photographer …

Justin Timberlake surprises 88-year-old fan

Bette Maloney got to meet Justin Timberlake at his concert in Orlando after a video of her receiving concert tickets as a surprise from her granddaughters went viral.

Justin Timberlake

The Best Baking Cookbooks, According to Pastry Chefs and Professional Bakers

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at least a fascinating dinner-party</i> …

Friendly Foes: BMW and Daimler Form Mobility Joint Venture

German automakers BMW Group and Daimler, which owns Mercedes-Benz, have announced a joint venture for mobility services, the two rivals have announced. The partnership, which is still subject to approval by regulators, would combine and expand the two luxury carmakers’ current suite of car sharing, …

Prominent Gay Rights Lawyer Dies After Setting Himself On Fire In New York Park

A prominent lawyer who spent years fighting for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people set himself on fire Saturday.<p>David S. Buckel's charred remains were found in a New York park, <i>The New York Times</i> reported. In a letter Buckel emailed to the publication and other media outlets …

LGBTQI

Nine Ways You’re Cooking Pasta Wrong

In 2017, Italy landed the No. 1 spot on the Bloomberg Global Health Index. Eating all that pasta pays off.<p>If there’s a chef in the U.S. who can offer …

Italian Food

Apparently nobody's buying Apple's HomePod

Apple's HomePod smart speaker is not off to a good start.<p>Despite receiving high praise for its incredible sound from a cadre of tech reviewers …

Facebook stops fighting proposed California privacy law

Facebook has announced that it will stop opposing a proposed California ballot measure designed to protect the privacy of the state's citizens. The California Consumer Privacy Act would, if enacted, force companies to be more open about the types of data they store about folks. Naturally, the usual …

Dashcam reveals lazy, lying mechanics

Daniel Sheikhan dropped his car off at a dealership for service. He was billed $700 for transmission work, but as his dashcam shows, the mechanics …

Mercedes-Benz

I’ve been ruined by Long Long Man, the greatest love story ever told by Japanese gum commercials

Love Stories