Tesla sued after fatal crash, accused of making “unreasonably dangerous” car

Enlarge / A seller shows the dashboard of the Tesla Model S car at the electric carmaker Tesla showroom of El Corte Ingles store in Lisbon, on September 1, 2017. (credit: Getty Images) The family of a Florida man who died in a high-speed accident involving a Tesla has sued the automaker, alleging that his […]

Why Are Fatal Hit-and-run Accidents At an All-time High?

Roadway fatalities have been on the decline relative to population since the 1970s. However, the safest year on record since car ownership became commonplace was actually 2014. Deaths spiked in the following two years, with a very modest decline in 2017. While some of the increase can be attributed to more people driving more miles […]

There’s a fatal flaw in your 5-year plan

Strelka/Flickr Five-year plans and punishing morning routines are often perceived as being integral parts of the path to success. But the obsession over a perfect life can distract us from appreciating our days as they really are. A variety of experts and writers suggest appreciating the present as it is.   Essayist Charles Chu’s former idea of […]

Parkinson’s disease: Is the brain disease fatal? How to treat symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a condition in which parts of the brain become progressively damaged over many years. According to the NHS, it is thought around one in 500 people are affected by the disease, meaning an estimated 127,000 people in the UK have it. Although there is currently no cure for Parkinson’s, treatments are available […]