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Billy Gibbons On Cars And Guitars, Creedence Clearwater Revival And A ZZ Top Tour With John Fogerty

“Same three guys, same three chords.”<p>As ZZ Top approaches its 50th anniversary, those six words, frequently uttered by guitarist and vocalist Billy Gibbons, remain an adequate description of a band that, since it’s 1969 formation, has never experienced a single lineup change.<p>ZZ Top has sold in …

Music

Game developer pranks player after he threatens to shoot up studio

‘You claimed it was just a joke... so I thought I’d teach you a lesson about comedy’<p>Game developers get abusive, threatening messages from players all the time, and some high-profile games have even become notorious for “toxic” communities. Recently, one studio responded to a death threat in a …

University of California

Hear John Fogerty, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Trade Licks on New Song ‘Holy Grail’

Ahead of John Fogerty‘s tour with ZZ Top, the singer teamed up with the latter’s Billy Gibbons to collaborate on a new song, “The Holy Grail.” The …

Guitar

FCC fines robocall spammer $120 million for illegal spoofing

The FCC has been trying to squash robocalls for quite some time and even adopted a new set of rules aimed at shutting them down late last year. Now, it has slapped one of the biggest robocall operators with a $120 million fine -- the largest amount it has ever imposed -- showing others like him …

iPhone X Leaked Memo: Model Is "Dead" Because It’s "Too Expensive"

It came and it flopped.<p>Talks of Apple’s rumored iPhone SE2 are everywhere. But as speculations mount around the creation of a new product, talks …

Mobile Technology

Logistics firm XPO integrates with virtual assistants to help you track deliveries

Wondering where your delivery is? Alexa or Google Assistant can tell you. This week, XPO Logistics, the largest provider of last-mile deliveries for …

FAA Orders Inspections Of Engine Type That Blew Apart On Southwest Flight

The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered inspections of fan blades on some jet engines of the same type as the one that blew apart on a Southwest Airlines flight, causing the death of a passenger and injuring seven others.<p>Meanwhile, Philadelphia's medical examiner says Jennifer Riordan, who …

Why We Love It When Fleetwood Mac Keep Breaking Up

Now this is Peak Mac. Could this happen to any other band? Fleetwood Mac, the crew that loves breakup drama more than any other six or seven bands …

Music

This custom-built tiny house is big on interior design

Washington-based company Handcrafted Movement is making quite the name for itself with custom-made tiny homes. The company’s latest micro dwelling — …

Blackmagic's new $1,295 compact shoots 4K RAW movies

As it teased, Blackmagic Design has unveiled a 4K version of its popular portable RAW camera at NAB 2018. The Pocket Cinema Camera 4K packs a full-size, dual native ISO Micro Four Thirds sensor and can internally record 4K HDR RAW at 4,096 x 2,160 and 60 fps in 12-bit RAW or 10-bit ProRes. Best of …

Cinematography

ValuJet Flight 592 crash: FBI offers $10,000 for info on fugitive in deadly 1996 crash

<b>MIAMI</b> -- Federal authorities are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the capture of a fugitive airline mechanic connected to a 1996 …

Florida

A Legal Loophole Once Made America's Fastest Car A Ridiculous Truck

Yesterday, I was driving on the highway and saw a flatbed hauling a filthy, rusty old pickup truck. That’s not uncommon where I live. This truck, …

Sports Cars

Pilots say they spotted UFOs while flying over Arizona

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two commercial pilots flying over the Arizona desert claim they saw an unidentified flying object pass overhead, according to a radio broadcast released by the Federal Aviation Administration.<p>A Learjet pilot and an American Airlines pilot saw the object on February 24 and radioed the …

Paranormal

Israel Figured Out How to Prevent School Shootings 40 Years Ago-It's Time the US Followed Suit

Opinion<p>President Trump: Have Education Department Mandate Active Shooter Protocols<p>Posted: Feb 15, 2018 10:02 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists</i> …

Donald Trump

A New Shuttle Service, Minus the 1980s Frills

The announcement by American Airlines seemed to hark to another era: The airline would be adding shuttle service between New York and Chicago this spring — and serving free beer and wine, no less.<p>But the American shuttle is a “shuttle” in only the narrowest definition: It will adhere to a regular, …

How Feature Creep And Lack Of Focus Can Ruin A Game (Featuring Fallout 4)

I am currently embroiled in an online discussion about why I don’t like Fallout 4. It’s not that I hate the game, I’ve put roughly 120 hours into it, …

Venezuela just defaulted, moving deeper into crisis

Venezuela, a nation spiraling into a humanitarian crisis, has missed a debt payment. It could soon face grim consequences.<p>The South American country defaulted on its debt, according to a statement issued Monday night by S&P Global Ratings. The agency said the 30-day grace period had expired for a …

Venezuela

iPhone X ‘notch remover’ now available in App Store

Hot or notch?<p>If you have a burning hatred of the so-called "notch" on your new iPhone X then boy do I have good news for you. Apple just approved an app called Notch Remover despite its urging of developers to embrace the notch by not masking it:<p><b>Don't mask or call special attention to key display</b> …

The Whiskey Whisperer

Cast your mind back two years to the release of the Whiskey Wedge by Corkcicle – every whiskey lover’s dream. The design of the Whiskey Wedge is as …

Check out these photos of all the different iPhone prototypes Apple created

One of the most bitter legal fights in modern technology history got new life earlier this week after a judge ordered a new trial in the battle between Samsung Electronics and Apple over whether the Korean company copied the look of the original iPhone.<p>The U.S. Supreme Court ordered a $399 million …

John Fogerty wants to help war veterans, says it is the 'least we can do'

John Fogerty, a rock icon made famous by his anti-war songs during the Vietnam era, is devoting his time and resources to helping veterans in Las Vegas.<p>Fogerty, a member of the 1960s and 70s band Creedence Clearwater Revival, recently attended a groundbreaking ceremony for a new crisis intervention …

Three Weeks After Las Vegas, Legislation to Ban Bump Stocks Has Stalled Out in Congress

An effort to ban bump stocks is effectively dead, aides and advocates say. And the NRA isn’t the lone suspect.<p>Three weeks after the deadliest mass …

New iPhone Leaks 'Confirm' Apple's Biggest Problems

Apple is fighting fires. While iOS 11 continues to cause serious problems, supply chain leaks have revealed iPhone X supply is severely delayed and interest is so low in the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus production is being cut by 50% after less than a month. Now new sources are confirming Apple’s …

Mobile Technology

30ft-high statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov unveiled in Moscow

Russian creator of the AK-47, used to kill an estimated 250,000 people a year, celebrated in controversial ceremony<p>A statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov, the inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle, has been unveiled in central Moscow in a controversial ceremony that merged military pomp with religious …

Key West is so much more than just a quirky party town

Key West is known as a party spot — a place to cut loose and get wasted. But it's got a lot more to offer, and visitors are discovering just how restful and relaxing a trip to this Key can be.<p>It’s the most southerly spot in the continental United States, and its tropical climate offers heat and …

Has the true identity of Jack the Ripper been revealed? Victorian diary proven genuine contains huge clue

It remains one of the most enduring mysteries in British criminal history with a long list of potential suspects.<p>But the true identity of Jack the Ripper may have finally been confirmed, after researchers said they had proven the authenticity of a much disputed Victorian diary.<p>Twenty five years ago …

Ford's New Mustang Comes With a Jerk-Silencing 'Quiet' Mode

There is always that guy. In the morning, gunning the engine. Picking up the kids from school, gunning the engine. Getting home from a meeting, …

Texas woman shoots, kills home intruder

A 60-year-old Texas woman wasn't taking any chances Monday morning when she heard two intruders enter her home, grabbing her pistol and shooting one of the would-be thieves dead, police said.<p>The woman, who was not immediately identified, confronted the two armed men after they entered her Harris …

Plane near-miss audio released

Communications between Air Canada flight AC759 and San Francisco air traffic control have been released.<p>The plane came within 30m (98ft) of other aircraft as it prepared to land in a near-miss on 7 July.<p>The audio reveals that air traffic control cleared the pilot to land on runway 28-R. However, …

Flashback: When luggage screening wouldn't fly

<i>Editor's note: Take a look back into the archives of the Dallas Morning News.</i><p>In 1960, four major airlines dismissed luggage screening as something …