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Subaru Destroys Recalled Ascents Because It Can't Fix Them

A problem with the welding robots' programming caused them to miss some welds.<p>A handful of 2019 Subaru Ascent owners will get a brand new SUV to …

Traffic Safety

Watch This Grand Prix Motorcycle Racer Skate His Bike Out of a Gnarly Crash

Surf's up! 🏄@tetsuta45 goes for a wild ride at the #AustrianGP! 🌊 pic.twitter.com/2IpHs57NkY<p>— MotoGP™🏁 (@MotoGP) August 11, 2018<p>This, ladies and …

Motorcycles

The Psychology of "Strava or It Didn't Happen" - Social Media Addiction

N<b>ot long ago</b>, I went on what may have been one of the most glorious rides of my life—a three-and-a-half-hour rural loop with a steep six-mile climb that is famous among locals. It was one of those days when everything—weather, training, rest, group chemistry, and caffeine—came together perfectly. I …

Social Media

An 11-Year-Old Changed The Results Of Florida's Presidential Vote At A Hacker Convention. Discuss.

Election hackers have spent years trying to bring attention to flaws in election equipment. But with the world finally watching at DEFCON, the …

Florida

An Angry Kremlin Faces New Rounds of U.S. Sanctions

MOSCOW — From Moscow to Washington to capitals in between, the past few days have showcased the way President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia nimbly exploits differences between the United States and its allies.<p>Yet recent events have also highlighted the downside to Mr. Putin’s geopolitical escapades …

Russia

Russia, Iran and other states agree on Caspian Sea access

The five countries bordering the inland sea have been at odds over the waterway since the fall of the Soviet Union. The deal could pave the way for …

Russia

Truck driver charged after fatally striking Australian tourist

A truck driver was charged early Saturday in connection with the death of an Australian tourist who he struck while driving in the Upper West Side, …

Manhattan

Broken teeth, a busted face and a brain bleed: Cyclist Egan Bernal's road to recovery

The cycling world saw a lot of Egan Bernal in July as he played a crucial role in teammate Geraint Thomas' Tour de France victory. But it might be a …

Tour de France

PICTURED: Australian tourist, 23, tragically killed when she swerved her bike into the path of a garbage truck in New York during trip of a lifetime across America with her best friends

The trip of a lifetime between a group of friends has turned to tragedy after a 23-year-old Australian woman was struck and killed by a truck in New …

Bill de Blasio

WD-40 Bike Cleaner Total Wash

road.cc test report<p><b>Make and model:</b> WD-40 Bike Cleaner Total Wash<p><b>Size tested:</b> 500ml<p><b>Tell us what the product is for</b><p>WD-40 says, "WD-40 Bike Cleaner is …

Cleaning

'Extremely rare,' deadly infection shows up twice, raising questions

Two recent cases of a rare infection are raising awareness — and anxiety — about the risks of interacting with dogs and cats.<p>Sharon Larson of South Milwaukee died on June 23 at age 58, after her dog nipped her hand. Starting that same month, Greg Manteufel, 48, of nearby West Bend, Wisconsin, lost …

Public Health

Russia tells Washington curbs on its banks would be act of economic war

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia warned the United States on Friday it would regard any U.S. move to curb the activities of its banks as a "declaration of economic war" and would retaliate, as new sanctions took their toll on the ruble and U.S. lawmakers threatened more.<p>The warning, from Prime Minister …

Russia

Roofer allegedly used circular saw to kill co-worker on the job

<i>Updated</i><p>The police found Israel Valles Flores bleeding on the roof and a bloodstained circular saw on the ground.<p>The 37-year-old roofer was only supposed to be replacing the shingles, a routine job he and three other men had been hired to do at a home just outside River Falls, Wis. But toward the …

Crime

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

Verstappen: Honda's rate of F1 engine component changes misleading

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen believes it would be wrong to interpret Honda's high rate of Formula 1 engine changes this season as poor …

Motorsport

'Leave immediately': US Navy plane warned over South China Sea

<b>Above the South China Sea (CNN) —</b> High above one of the most hotly contested regions in the world, CNN was given a rare look Friday at the Chinese government's rapidly expanding militarization of the South China Sea<p>Aboard a US Navy P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance plane, CNN got a view from 16,500 feet …

China

Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness by making a molecule in our eyes toxic, according to a new study

Staring at screens all day isn't good for us — we know this. It can cause eye strain, sometimes called computer vision syndrome, and the light is so bright it can mimic sunlight, mess with our hormones, and prevent us from feeling sleepy.<p>And according to a new study, published last month in the …

Research

See the Mid-Engined Chevrolet Corvette C8 (in Race Form)!

Spy photos show the racier version of the raciest Corvette yet.<p>This is our clearest look yet at the mid-engined Corvette C8, which has yet to be formally revealed—though what we’re actually seeing is its racing sibling, which is widely expected to be named the C8.R and to run in the IMSA …

Sports Cars

Octopus research shows that consciousness isn’t what makes humans special

Whether or not octopuses should be viewed as charming or terrifying very much depends on your personal perspective. But it’s hard to deny their intelligence.<p>Octopuses can squirt water at an annoyingly bright bulb until it short-circuits. They can tell humans apart (even those who are wearing the …

Scientists Discover The Secret Weapon Of Stomach Viruses

Researchers have discovered why some stomach bugs hit us so hard — and spread so fast.<p>New research published Wednesday in <i>Cell Host & Microbe</i> found that stomach infections, like norovirus and rotavirus, are more contagious and more potent when the virus particles cluster together.<p>These findings may …

Particles

Israelis in shelters as rocket launches continue throughout the night

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Israel

Teeth from a Mega-Shark twice the size of a Great White found in Australia

Fossil enthusiast Philip Mullaly was walking along the beach in Victoria Australia when he saw it: a glint in a boulder with quarter of a tooth exposed.<p>"I was immediately excited, it was just perfect and I knew it was an important find that needed to be shared with people," explained Mullaly.<p>He had …

White Shark

Manual Transmission Foils Car Theft for the Billionth Time

Nashville police arrested two teenagers last Wednesday, after a press release from the department said they attempted to carjack two women that day. …

Carjacking

Camelbak Chase Bike Vest: The Hydration Pack for People Who Don't Like Hydration Packs

Handy storage and just enough fluid capacity to go the distance between stops without carrying pounds of water on your back<p><b>Price:</b> $100<b><br>Weight:</b> 525g<b><br>Water capacity:</b> 1.5 liters<b><br>Gear Capacity:</b> 2.5 liters<b><br>Use:</b> Mountain biking, gravel riding<p>Minimalistic in design and unobtrusive to wear, the Camelbak Chase …

Backpacking

The 12 Quickest Pickup Trucks Motor Trend Has Ever Tested

Just because it's a pickup truck doesn't mean it needs to be slow. Unladen, many trucks are actually pretty light, giving them a strong power-weight ratio. And while load-hauling low-end torque (and appropriate gearing) is usually the priority for a truck, every now and then, manufacturers endow …

Trucks

North Korea urges U.S. to drop sanctions as Seoul probes illicit...

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean state media on Monday urged the United States to drop sanctions, as South Korea said it was investigating nine cases of coal shipments that potentially violated U.N. resolutions.<p>Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending nuclear weapons testing and returning the …

North Korea

11 dead, nearly 70 wounded in weekend violence in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — At least 11 people were shot to death and about 70 wounded in a weekend burst of violence in Chicago that instantly became a political issue when President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, blamed the carnage on longtime Democratic rule in the city.<p>Police on Monday attributed the …

Donald Trump

What Is China Doing In Africa?

Chinese corporations are all over Africa. In June 2017 a McKinsey & Company report estimated that there are more than 10,000 Chinese-owned firms operating in Africa.<p>What are Chinese corporations doing in Africa? That’s a highly controversial issue.<p>The reason Chinese corporations are in Africa is …

China

Russia reportedly receives an icy reception after it privately asks the US for help in rebuilding Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia has used a closely guarded communications channel with America's top general to propose the two former Cold War foes cooperate to rebuild Syria and repatriate refugees to the war-torn country, according to a US government memo.<p>The proposal was sent in a July 19 letter …

Middle East

Murdered Russian Journalists In Africa Were Onto Something Dangerous for Putin

They were on the trail of mercenaries with close ties to the Kremlin in a war-torn country full of diamonds and gold.<p>UYO, Nigeria — When Russian …

Russia