Aretha Franklin, queen of soul, passes away in Detroit

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Celebrities,Videos,Autoblog Minute,Original Video We look back on how she impacted car culture. Continue reading Aretha Franklin, queen of soul, passes away in Detroit Aretha Franklin, queen of soul, passes away in Detroit originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for […]

Win a £50 voucher to spend at Halfords – we have 12 to give away

We’ve teamed up with Halfords – the UK’s leading bike and automotive retailer – to make sure you’re Really Ready for Summer. Whether it’s bikes, scooters, roof boxes, tents or the latest tech, Halfords has it all. And to make your £50 voucher go even further, Halfords’ Big Summer Sale has 30 per cent off a range of adults’ and kids’ […]

Autonomous drones can herd birds away from airports

Drones aren’t usually allowed to go near airports unless they serve a purpose, like herding flocks of birds away from the airspace where they could put planes full of people in jeopardy. Manually controlled drones can be unreliable, though: If the operator gets too aggressive and spooks the birds, the flock could scatter and become […]

Microsoft adding support for Movies Anywhere, giving away free X-Men movie

Enlarge (credit: Movies Anywhere) Microsoft’s Movies & TV app for Windows 10 and Xbox now supports the Movies Anywhere service. And for a limited time, if you add your Microsoft account to the Movies Anywhere app, you’ll get a free film. Movies Anywhere, originally launched by Disney in 2014, brings together movies you’ve bought from […]

South Africa to change constitution to legalize taking away white farmers' land

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the ruling African National Congress must initiate a parliamentary process to enshrine in the constitution a proposed amendment, paving the way for land grabs without compensation. Ramaphosa, who vowed to return the lands owned by the white farmers since the 1600s to the country’s black population after he […]

Priceless royal crowns stolen in Sweden, thieves get away on motor boat

Swedish police have mobilized its land, sea and air forces to catch two men who stole two 17th century royal crowns and an orb from a church in broad daylight on Tuesday before making a daring escape in a motor boat. In what looks more like a Hollywood movie plot than real-word crime news, crowns […]

It’s Happening Again: Ford Europe Wants to Shift Attention/Money Away from Cars

In an earlier analysis of Ford’s lackluster share price, we noted that Europe and China posed a significant problem for the automaker’s bottom line. Europe, which was previously pretty good to the brand, has gradually lost its share of the market since 1994. While Ford still moves a lot of metal in the region, something’s definitely […]

China is giving away a warship, and it’s the latest sign of the growing rivalry between Asia’s 2 most powerful militaries

China is giving away a warship, and it’s the latest sign of the growing rivalry between Asia’s 2 most powerful militaries NOW WATCH: How a Wall Street chief strategist’s Costco shopping experience explains the biggest misconception about global trade See Also: China is giving away a warship, and it’s the latest sign of the growing […]

EU trying to cheat UK out of Brexit, May should walk away with no deal – Salvini

Matteo Salvini, Italy’s right-wing interior minister and leader of anti-immigrant Lega Nord, has claimed that Brussels is trying to “swindle” London in their Brexit negotiations, telling Theresa May to walk away without a deal. Salvini, an outspoken EU critic, told the Sunday Times that the British prime minister should adopt a tougher stance while dealing […]