Gadgets

Boston Dynamics’ latest robot can open doors

The latest robot update by Boston Dynamics — a company known for its unnerving SpotMini robots — can now open doors, as shown in the company’s latest YouTube video. The video, titled “Hey Buddy, Can You Give Me a Hand?” shows a signature yellow dog-like creation from Boston Dynamics walking toward a door and examining it, […]

Lifestyle

Burger King employee threatens to ‘shoot the place up’ if his hours are not increased

A former Burger King employee was arrested on Tuesday evening after bursting into the restaurant with a weapon — but he wasn’t looking to empty the cash register. Instead, police say he just wanted his manager to give him more hours. Steven Ramirez, 33, barged into a Burger King location in Las Vegas at around […]

Lifestyle

Why the United States doesn’t have a national airline

Why the United States doesn’t have a national airline For some travelers, an airline is irrelevant; flight prices and schedules carry more weight than reputation or livery. But for others, an airline is an introduction to the destination, and a crucial part of the journey. Flag carriers in particular are known for presenting a nation’s […]

Lifestyle

Pope Francis says it’s ‘abuse’ to accessorize with the crucifix

The Pope hit out at the ‘abuse’ of the crucifix by people who wear them as fashion accessories. In a speech at St Peter’s Square in the Vatican, Pope Francis said that the crucifix is a religious sign to be ‘contemplated and understood’, rather than merchandised. He said that the crucifix is a sacred sign […]

Money

FCC authorizes Elon Musk’s SpaceX to provide broadband satellite services

FCC authorizes SpaceX to provide broadband services   14 Hours Ago | 00:40 The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved an application by Elon Musk’s SpaceX, allowing the aerospace company to provide broadband services using satellites in the U.S. and worldwide. “With this action, the Commission takes another step to increase high-speed broadband availability and competition […]

Lifestyle

Delayed American Airlines flight leaves passengers angry, sleeping on airport floor

An American Airlines flight to Chile had to return to Miami International Airport after only an hour into the trip because of mechanical issues. The flight ended up being delayed for 15 hours, allegedly forcing passengers to spend the night on the airport’s floor. The flight returned to the airport around 12:30 am just after […]

Lifestyle

Erotic model and sexologist claims nude jogging and skinny-dipping in cold water is key to looking young

While most of us avoid the cold by huddling indoors under a blanket, one Instagram model and self-proclaimed sexologist claims the key to looking good is embracing winter weather… in the nude. Inna Vladimirskaya, 32, of Ukraine told the Daily Mail she goes for regular jogs in the nude and takes weekly dips in the […]

Lifestyle

Ivanka Trump’s visit to Iowa salon sparks social media backlash

An Iowa salon received major social media backlash this week after posting a photo of Ivanka Trump when she visited the store to get her hair styled before an event. Salon Spa W, in Des Moines’ East Village, posted a picture Monday on its Facebook page of the first daughter, who was in town to […]

Reviews

Apple AirPods: the audiophile review

As The Verge’s resident headphones obsessive, I’m not supposed to like the AirPods. My initial reaction upon first seeing them many months ago was to pour scorn on Apple’s designers for crafting a pair of expensive and easy-to-lose cigarette butts. The AirPods were the resurrection of the awful Bluetooth headsets of years past, I thought. […]

Technology

Lexus LF-Xh: Lexus Contract Hire Range

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