Review: The BMW X4 can’t decide what it wants to be

Enlarge / The 2019 BMW X4 xDrive 30i. (credit: BradleyWarren Photography) BMW’s display at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show was bewildering. Among the massive lineup of vehicles, the company had at least four obviously different models that were all connected by a common thread. From biggest to smallest, the BMW had a bunch of fastbacks—the […]

ITV Good Morning Britain: ‘You can’t leave’ Michael Moore blasts Brexit in FURIOUS rant

Moore appeared on Good Morning Britain for a chat about politics with Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan. Although the American did speak on president Donald Trump and the political climate in the US, he also reflected on the state of the UK. Moore turned to the camera to deliver an impassioned speech to those watching […]

If SETI uses off-the-shelf hardware & software — can’t you?

VB EVENT: “We use gaming GPUs,” says Dr. Andrew Siemion, director of the Berkeley SETI research center. “We use the GeForce series from Nvidia. We use consumer level flash drives.” Siemion is one of the speakers at VB Summit, coming up on October 22-23 in Mill Valley, CA. On Twitter, his team recently posted a […]

‘First Man’ Can’t Blast Past ‘Venom’ and ‘A Star Is Born’ at the Box Office

Even though First Man might be a key contender during awards season, when it comes to the box office, well, we just had a glitch for this mission. First Man, the story of astronaut Neil Armstrong as he works towards the chance to land on the moon, couldn’t drum up enough interest to surpass last […]

Really, Hillary? Clinton says Democrats ‘can’t be civil’ until they win

Republicans only respect strength and Democrats can only afford civility if they win in the upcoming midterms, Hillary Clinton has argued against the backdrop of increasingly violent US politics. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about,” the former presidential candidate told CNN’s […]

You can’t win: Ex-top astronaut apologizes to Twitter for citing Churchill, sparks more fuss

Quoting Winston Churchill seems harmless enough, but a former NASA astronaut found out the hard way that it’s impossible to please everyone on Twitter, after apologizing for citing the revered British leader. Scott Kelly, who has made multiple trips into space, issued an apology on Sunday after being hounded by furious netizens about a tweet […]

FBI: We can’t listen to Facebook Messenger voice calls. Judge: Tough luck

Enlarge (credit: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images) A federal judge in Fresno, California recently denied prosecutors’ request to force Facebook to wiretap voice calls by suspected gang members conducted over Messenger. According to a Friday report by Reuters, despite already having substantive traditional wiretaps and intercepting Messenger texts between alleged MS-13 gangsters, the government wanted […]

I’m using a new fruit puree for babies to safely introduce allergens to my five-month-old daughter — and she can’t get enough of it

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Kristin John Inspired Start baby foods introduce common food allergens to babies early on, helping prevent the likelihood that they develop food allergies later in life. The company […]

Jeremy Corbyn: If Theresa May can’t deliver Brexit, she must give us an election

REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo Jeremy Corbyn has said that if Theresa May can’t deliver Brexit, then an election must be given. A second Brexit referendum could “stoke xenophobia”, so Corbyn maintains the best solution is to push for a general election. The news follows media polls that found 86 per cent of Labour members think voters […]