Cruise from HELL: Couple describe thinking they would 'die' as ship is caught in cyclone

If you are a regular cruise holiday-goer, then Channel 4 documentary ‘Cruises From Hell’ would have made horrifying viewing. The programme met with holidaymakers who had been caught up in horrifying experiences on their cruise trips. One couple detailed the moment their cruise liner was caught up in a bomb cyclone on their way back […]

Google’s 7 YouTube apps and what they do

ANALYSIS: In case you missed it, YouTube is launching a new music-streaming service next week called YouTube Music. It’s actually not entirely new, because YouTube already has an app called YouTube Music in a handful of markets. But the Google-owned company is now getting serious about the service. The revamped YouTube Music will sport a bunc…Read More

Lamborghinis lined the street outside a massive NYC cryptocurrency conference, but it turns out they were only staged rentals

Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images Lamborghinis were spotted parked outside New York’s blockchain conference Consensus this week. Cryptocurrency enthusiasts (and others) have long revered the Lamborghini as an aspirational symbol of wealth. But it turns out that the Lamborghinis in question didn’t actually belong to any of the attendees: They were staged rentals. Lamborghinis have long been […]

2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo vs. sporty hatchbacks and coupes: How they compare on paper

The 2019 Hyundai Veloster is completely new for its second generation, and it will be hitting dealers soon. And in Veloster Turbo form, it promises to be an interesting entry in the highly competitive affordable sporty car segment, one mostly populated by hot hatchbacks such as itself. The question of course is, can it stand […]

Here’s why people are eating an ingredient in face creams—and why they shouldn’t

Enlarge / With collagen-packed powders, anti-aging enthusiasts are adding the face cream ingredient to smoothies. (credit: Getty | The Washington Post) For decades, consumers have lined up for injections and creams that promise to plump, refresh, and smooth aging skin. But now, that same anti-aging crowd is dumping the shots and salves and going for […]

Sweden tests roads that charge electric vehicles as they drive

(Reuters) — An electrified road in Sweden that is the first in the world to charge vehicles as they drive along is showing promise and could potentially help cut the high cost of electric cars, project backers Vattenfall and Elways told Reuters. The state-funded project, named eRoadArlanda and costing about 50 million crowns ($ 5.82 […]

China is the 6th largest wine producer in the world, but they still can’t compete with Europe

China hasn’t historically been known to produce top quality wine, but it’s gained more recognition in recent years — now it’s the 6th largest wine producer in the world and bottled 11.4 million hectoliters in 2016 alone.  China’s wine industry has focused on overcoming the rising cost of labor, dealing with difficult climates and improving […]

Action/Gardening Dark Soil Has Players Reaping What They Sow

Gardening is no easy task, and coupled with deadly plant life, it’s down right dangerous. Dark Soil is a mix of Dark Souls and gardening, having players planting seeds, sprinkling them with water to raise them into vicious vegetation, then fighting the sinister plants they’ve grown. Armed with your trusty watering can and a sack […]

For Raptors to move forward, they need to fire the best coach they've ever had

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri came into his season-end press conference fired up.  Never a man to act rashly, Ujiri repeatedly emphasized the need to evaluate everything before making any major franchise decisions.  "Going from last year to this year, we're happy with the jump we made," said Ujiri. "We are absolutely disappointed with the ending of the season."  On […]

Two spaces after period are better than one, except maybe they aren’t, study finds

Enlarge / Two spaces are better. Well, at least to me. (credit: Nora Karol Photography/Getty Images) In what may be one of the most controversial studies of the year, researchers at Skidmore College—clearly triggered by a change in the American Psychological Association (APA) style book—sought to quantify the benefits of two spaces after a period […]