Unlike Some Automakers, BMW’s Keeping Its Visions of the Future in (Very) Low Earth Orbit

A big question mark hanging over the auto industry concerns the rate of electric vehicle adoption, but BMW — unlike some of its rivals — isn’t prone to wild predictions about the public’s enthusiasm for clean, green EVs. Despite rolling out a global plan earlier this year for 25 plug-in hybrid or electric vehicles by […]

People are keeping a close eye on Waffle House as Hurricane Florence churns toward the East Coast — and there’s a weird reason why

AP Waffle House is famously known for staying open during natural disasters.  The chain’s policy has provided an unofficial way for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to track the severity of a natural disaster. If a Waffle House closes, it suggests the event was bad enough to potentially have devastating effects on the economy. The reverse is true […]

How a 60-year-old BBC radio show may be one of the only things keeping the world from nuclear war

Andrew Linnett/MoD Crown Copyright via Getty Images The UK’s nuclear arsenal is housed on four submarines, with one of those submarines on patrol at all times. During their isolated missions, crews watch for signals that the UK still exists — and may launch a counter-attack if they believe their country has been destroyed. One of […]

Desperately Seeking Sales: Jaguar’s SUVs Are Not Keeping Volume Steady

For a builder of sexy vehicles with an enviable heritage, Jaguar always seems to be in a state of semi-crisis. From past reliability issues to a combination of aging and lackluster products under Ford’s oversight, the storied British brand was then cast off like a pair of trousers at Lover’s Lane, only to see its […]

BBC lauds RAF for keeping nasty Russian planes at bay… 2,000km away from the UK

The BBC has struck again, plastering another alarming report across their website on Friday to warn the British people about big, bad, scary Russia. So what did those Russkies do this time? They flew a plane near their own border. Called out on Twitter by Charles Shoebridge, a former army officer, Scotland Yard detective and […]

Keeping Faith spoilers: BBC viewers left distracted after noticing THIS – did you spot it?

The third episode of Keeping Faith saw Faith (played by Eve Myles) fighting against the local police force as well as trying to juggle her home and work life. Despite her husband’s strange disappearance, Faith was brought into the police station for questioning. The team claimed that Faith’s husband, Evan (Bradley Freegard) upped his life […]

The Flash Season 5 Trailer: What Dark, Future Secret Is Nora Keeping?

Nora West-Allen knows something about the future — something not good — that she is hiding from at least one of her parents, as revealed in the Season 5 trailer for The Flash. The first new footage from the coming season captures Team Flash’s amusing immediate reaction to the bombshell that The Mystery Girl dropped […]

10 wireless tech accessories that make our lives a lot easier — by keeping our homes and desks more organized

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. When I think about the biggest changes in the world of technology over the past 10 years, one that stands out is the global transition to wireless gadgets. […]

Interview: Ikaruga’s beloved developer Treasure on keeping games old-school forever

Treasure won. Masato Maegawa and his crew of arcade game obsessives tore out of Konami in 1993 to start their own company. To make games the right way. “If we don’t find the game interesting ourselves,” said founder Masato Maegawa, “we won’t be satisfied with it.” They’ve never strayed from that ambition, churning out a […]