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Experts: Burning Man playa dust not serious health concern

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Burning Man is served with a side of playa dust that covers cars and clothing and finds its way into places where the sun doesn't shine. But experts say it doesn't appear to pose any significant health risk to

‘Deforestation can continue!’ German court allows Tesla to chop down trees for Berlin ‘Gigafactory’, overruling local activists

A German court has given a final green light to Tesla – the avowedly eco-friendly carmaker – to continue clearing a forest near Berlin to make way for a new factory, striking down last-ditch challenge from local environmentalists. Read Full Article at RT.

Alaska eyes options for Real ID access as deadline looms

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The state is pursuing an expansion location for motor vehicle services in southwest Alaska, an official said Thursday, ahead of a fall deadline for special licenses many will need to board commercial flights in the U.S. Department of Ad

Active cases of COVID-19 drop for the first time ... but what's happening outside China is a concern

For the first time since a novel coronavirus was noted as the source of new respiratory infections and fever back in December, the number of active cases of what is now called COVID-19 fell on Thursday. The source of that drop is the region that has dominat

Quibi’s streaming service app launches in app stores for pre-order

Quibi, the mobile-only streaming service from Jeffrey Katzenberg, is now open for pre-orders. The company declined to fully show off its app only a month ago during demos of its “TurnStyle” technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

SpaceX’s spin-outs are helping build LA’s startup ecosystem

During the days when Snapchat’s popularity was booming, investors thought the company would become the anchor for a new Los Angeles technology scene. Snapchat, they hoped, would spin-off entrepreneurs and angel investors who would reinvest in the local

Chilton: “Life is to be enjoyed, and I don’t enjoy oval racing”

After failing to qualify for last year’s Indianapolis 500, Chilton elected to relinquish the #59 Carlin-Chevrolet for the remaining four oval races of the season, and there were even rumors he would quit IndyCar altogether at season’s end.However, two wee

Prostate cancer: Causes, symptoms & treatment

Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer in men.

Russia is interfering on Trump's behalf again, and he's enraged that Congress now knows it

There's a bit more clarity now to the story of the briefing to the House Intelligence Committee that may or may not have contributed to acting director of national intelligence Joseph Maguire's departure from the Trump administration. According to The New Yor

YouTube faces FTC complaint after failing to take down videos of journalist's murder - CNET

Murder and conspiracy videos breach YouTube's own terms of service, the complaint alleges.

Google sued by New Mexico AG for allegedly collecting location data, contact lists from students - CNET

The state's attorney general says Google gathered the personal information from Chromebooks the company provided for free.

Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible loads up the luxury - Roadshow

The Mulliner division's latest creation sweats the details. Big time.

Maserati MC20 will carry on MC12's racing legacy - Roadshow

We've known this sports car was coming, but now it has a proper name.

Twitter experiments with labeling 'harmfully misleading' tweets by politicians - CNET

A leaked demo shows bright orange labels beneath these tweets.

Deepfakes for me, but not for thee? Bloomberg campaign releases altered video of lackluster debate performance

Billionaire Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg has released a doctored video showing his rivals struck dumb by his brilliance after a widely-panned debate performance. So much for social media’s war on fake videos… Read Full Article at RT.com

Theory feels the effects of Ciampa’s wrath: NXT Injury Report, Feb. 20, 2020

Theory feels the effects of Ciampa’s wrath: NXT Injury Report, Feb. 20, 2020

History indicates Bucks are on pace for NBA Finals

The Milwaukee Bucks certainly hope the cliche “history tends to repeat itself” holds true this season.

Friday Night SmackDown, Feb. 21, 2020

Goldberg rolls through ahead of his Universal Title showdown with «The Fiend» Bray Wyatt at WWE Super ShowDown. Also, The Bella Twins join «A Moment of Bliss,» Carmella and Naomi face off for a SmackDown Women's Title opportunity, a ma

Astros must fill hole in rotation after Cole's departure

Astros must fill hole in rotation after Cole's departure

White Sox's Renteria gets a full shot at turning team around

Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria is not new to rebuilding situations

Shogun raises $10M to help e-commerce brands build faster websites

Amazon may have a market cap of more than $1 trillion, but Finbarr Taylor, CEO of Y Combinator-backed startup Shogun, said the e-commerce giant is “kind of dropping the ball.” Specifically, he argued that the experience of shopping on Amazon —

Chilton: “Life is to be enjoyed and I don’t enjoy oval racing”

After failing to qualify for last year’s Indianapolis 500, Chilton elected to relinquish the #59 Carlin-Chevrolet for the remaining four oval races of the season, and there were even rumors he would quit IndyCar altogether at season’s end.However, two wee

Bloomberg uses nondisclosure agreement like Trump to muzzle campaign workers

From proudly discriminatory policies to vulgar statements about women, the similarities between former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg and President Donald Trump appear to grow with each passing day of the billionaire software mogul’s campaign for pr

Explained: Mercedes’ DAS system and fears over what follows

The device is used to adjust the toe on the front wheels between the straights and the corners, but, although Mercedes said the FIA is aware of the system, it does not appear clear if it modifies the suspension while the car is in motion – which is not perm

For the first time in a long time, Drew Brees has everything Tom Brady wants

Drew Brees is returning to New Orleans and is much better positioned to win a Super Bowl than his veteran counterpart, Tom Brady.

Man United held 1-1 at Brugge in Europa League; Inter wins

Manchester United was held to a 1-1 draw at Club Brugge in the first leg of their round-of-32 meeting in the Europa League

NFL owners approve terms for labor agreement; union to discuss in Friday conference call.

NFL owners approve terms for labor agreement; union to discuss in Friday conference call.

University of Michigan president apologizes to anyone harmed by a school doctor after ex-students allege sexual abuse

University of Michigan president apologizes to anyone harmed by a school doctor after ex-students allege sexual abuse

Nervy return: Year after injury, Pirates' Burdi throwing gas

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Local GOP chair shows up armed outside Virginia lawmaker's house to show 'we know where you live'

One of the rights the National Rifle Association has boosted in the last decade is the notion that individual gun ownership cannot be limited because gun owners may at some point have a patriotic duty to murder U.S. political figures whom they deem to be t

Trump replaced intelligence director after election security briefing caused Republican panic

By any measure, outgoing acting director of national intelligence Joseph Maguire did Donald Trump a huge favor. Confronted by a report from the intelligence community inspector general that a whistleblower had raised an urgent concern, according to regulatio

Ukrainian villagers STONE buses bringing countrymen evacuated from Wuhan to coronavirus quarantine (VIDEOS)

Ukrainians evacuated from Wuhan, China, have been less than welcomed at a village hosting the coronavirus quarantine facility. Videos show locals throwing stones at buses with evacuees, burning tires and clashing with police. Read Full Article at RT.com

Oregon's Satou Sabally announces she's going pro

Oregon forward Satou Sabally says she plans to enter the 2020 WNBA draft and forgo her senior season with the Ducks

Layman's long-term injury near end, back at Wolves practice

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jake Layman has been cleared to return to practice with the team

NHL teams get jump on deadline with flurry of early trades

NHL teams didn't wait until trade deadline day to start making big moves

Yankees' Luis Severino has sore right forearm, shut down

Yankees' Luis Severino has sore right forearm, shut down

Fifty years of data show new changes in bird migration

A growing body of research shows that birds' spring migration has been getting earlier and earlier in recent decades. New research on Black-throated Blue Warblers, a common songbird that migrates from Canada and the eastern US to Central America and back ever

A better pregnancy test for whales

To determine whale pregnancy, researchers have relied on visual cues or hormone tests of blubber collected via darts, but the results were often inconclusive. Research points to a weakness of previous testing and evaluation methods and provides a new hormone

Five ways MLB commissioner can dig out from Astros mess

Stick an asterisk next to the Houston Astros' 2017 World Series title and a fork in baseball’s integrity: Rob Manfred has a mushrooming scandal on his hands that needs a competent cleanup crew ASAP. Here’s what happened under the MLB commissioner’s emba

Halep rallies to set up Dubai semifinal against Brady

Halep rallies to set up Dubai semifinal against Brady

Noah Gragson set to cash in on «once-in-a-lifetime opportunity»

Gragson, 21, earned his first career series win last weekend in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway, joining a distinguished list of JR Motorsports drivers who have together won the event seven times.If that wasn’t a confidence builder enoug
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