Neoguri, one of the most powerful storms to have formed in years, on course to batter Okinawa. A powerful super typhoon is threatening Japan's Okinawa islands with violent winds and torrential rains, has
Some months ago, I downloaded the Kodable app for my 4 year-old, which boasts that it can teach toddlers how to code before they can read. My programming skills are pretty basic, but I like the idea of
The family of a 51-year-old woman shown in a video being repeatedly punched by a California Highway Patrol officer says they plan to sue the agency. "How do I know he's not going to hurt me or anyone the
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has made a renewed call for Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to cease violence towards the countries' Muslim minorities, in an address delivered on his 79th birthday.
DALLAS (AP) — Facebook has deleted some big game trophy photos posted by a Texas Tech cheerleader, saying they violated its standards. However, 19-year-old Kendall Jones later shared a Fox News Channel
A large super typhoon is gathering force as it barrels along a path that is expected to take it close to the Japanese island of Okinawa. By the time it nears Okinawa early Tuesday, Super Typhoon Neoguri
Two police officers in Indiana were killed in separate shootings in what was a violent holiday weekend in the state. In Gary, Officer Jeffrey Westerfield, a 19-year veteran of the police department, was
When a technology company behaves badly, you hear one defense brought up repeatedly: they could have done so much worse. When Google decided that they would use your face in their advertisements, you have
Soon after the great white shark chomped into his torso, Steven Robles thought everything was over. "I really thought that that might be it. I thought I might be dying," he said. Instead, the long-distance
Passengers using airports that offer direct flights to the US may be forced to switch on their mobile phones and other electronic devices to prove to security officials that they do not contain explosives,
At his blog, Apenwarr, Google Fiber engineer Avery Pennarun is largely complimentary of Google and its employees: "I continue to be amazed at the overall smartness of people at this place. Overall, very
Local reports say 63 abducted girls were able to flee when their captors went out to fight as campaigners attempt to march on presidential palace to call for renewed action More than 60 women and girls
A Celebration of All the Sweet Shit That Makes America Fucking Rule Photo via Flickr user Mike Mozart America is the greatest fucking country on Earth. It may as well be the only fucking country on Earth.
In honor of our nation's birthday, I'm focusing instead on racism in other countries—the racist Australian caught on tape using slurs against a Chinese woman, a KKK flag in Belfast, and of course, Rob
Thousands of people from the Yazidi religious community have sought refuge on the arid heights of Mount Sinjar, close to the Syrian border. Some of the displaced Yazidis managed to escape across the Syrian