Tesla Model X drives semi-conscious owner to hospital on Autopilot (updated)

August 10, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

Follow John Three months later, the May 7 death of a Model S driver in Florida continues to generate headlines and spark debate on the merits of electronic driver-assistance technologies. But a recent story points out at least one of the potential future advantages to self-driving cars: their ability to transport incapable occupants to their …

Ending $4 billion U.S. oil, gas drilling subsidies would have low impact: study

August 10, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

Follow John U.S. subsidies to the oil and gas industries are often a flashpoint among electric-car advocates and environmentalists. They see a conflict in the government providing billions of dollars in incentives for drilling while simultaneously attempting to lower consumption of carbon-emitting energy sources. Now a new study suggests that those subsidies could be entirely …

2016 Nissan Leaf group buy in Montreal signs up 2,800 for low price on electric car

August 10, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

Follow John Group purchases of cars and other goods, as a way of driving down the price, are common in other countries—think China—but rare in North America. But over the last two years, they’ve emerged as a way for electric-car advocates to accomplish several goals at once. Buyers both get better deals on their desired …

Best Deals On Hybrid, Electric, Fuel-Efficient Cars For August 2016

August 10, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

Once again, it’s time to look at the best deals on green cars for the current month. As we get further into the 2017 model year, carmakers are working harder to get leftover 2016 models off dealer lots—and to jump-start sales of the new model year—by offering generous incentives. This month’s roundup includes a mix …

'Fierce Five' win gold for US

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

Biles, competing in her first Olympic Games, led the charge as the US women won gold in the team gymnastics competition Tuesday. Follow the action with CNN’s Olympics live blog It marks the start of what could be a gold rush for the 19-year-old Biles, who is bidding to become the first gymnast to five …

Trump Supporters, Killary And Me

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

I thought it would be funny to troll Donald Trump followers. And, at first, it was! I revived and re-posted an old article I wrote, How to Talk to Your Kids about Donald Trump and included Trump supporters in my target audience. Then something crazy happened. I learned things. I learned about Hillary (aka, “Killary”) Clinton, libtards and other dangers that are, at …

Because You Probably Can't Afford the $400 Hair Dryer Celebs Use…

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

A photo posted by Celebrity Hairstylist (@jenatkinhair) on Apr 28, 2016 at 9:30am PDT Just because your bank account says you can’t have that $400, celeb-loved Dyson hair dryer doesn’t mean you should take no for an answer. It’s true what they (a.k.a. celeb hairstylist Jen Atkin) say, the revolutionary device is a serious game-changer. The …

Victoria's Secret Accused of Another Photoshop Fail: Why There's Been So Much Trouble Selling the Fantasy Lately

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

Instagram We know that airbrushing is usually part of the deal. Despite some efforts to be more reflective of flesh-and-blood humans, most fashion magazines and catalogs are full of images that are not achievable in life. Pages are packed with lithe models, their skin glowing with super-human radiance, their teeth perfectly white, their bods sporting sinews …

Donald Trump Still Has An Adviser Who Called For Hillary Clinton To Be Shot By Firing Squad

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

ASSOCIATED PRESS Donald Trump with Al Baldasaro, an adviser who said Hillary Clinton should be shot. Shortly after Donald Trump suggested “Second Amendment people” could stop Hillary Clinton from nominating Supreme Court justices, his campaign feverishly insisted he was in no way urging violence against the Democratic nominee. This would be a lot more convincing if the campaign didn’t …

Did Trump just threaten Clinton?

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

“Hillary wants to abolish — essentially abolish the Second Amendment. By the way, if she gets to pick, if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don’t know,” Trump said. He added: “But I tell you what, that will be a horrible …

Elizabeth Warren Fires Back At 'Pathetic Coward' Donald Trump After Assassination Suggestion

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

The Washington Post via Getty Images Elizabeth Warren took Donald Trump to task over his latest remarks about Hillary Clinton. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) took Donald Trump to task Tuesday for suggesting gun rights supporters could assassinate Hillary Clinton, calling the GOP nominee a “pathetic coward” for making such a remark.  Speaking at a rally …

Amber Heard's Temporary Restraining Order Against Johnny Depp Extended by Judge, Domestic Violence Hearing Date Pushed Back

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

Lester Cohen/Amanda Edwards/WireImage A status hearing regarding the court case between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp was held today, and the conference resulted in the domestic violence hearing getting pushed back. Heard, who is currently in London, was represented by lawyer Samantha Spector and co-counsel Joseph P. Koenig, while Depp was represented by celeb renowned …

Found: Black box of ship sunk off Bahamas

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

Investigators hope to find GPS navigational data and crew communications on the recorder that will give them a window into the final hours of the doomed ship that sunk during Hurricane Joaquin in October. The entire crew, 33 members, went down with the ship. “The recovery of the recorder has the potential to give our …

Polls Suggest Donald Trump Probably Can't Flip Rust Belt States

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

CHRIS KEANE/Reuters GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is losing ground to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in key states like Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida, according to recent polls. Donald Trump has placed a big bet in his quest for the presidency: that his appeal to white working-class voters can make him competitive in Rust Belt states …

'Face of Rio 2016' ruptures Achilles

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

The two-time World Cup winner limped off during his side’s embarrassing 14-12 defeat by Japan in one of the biggest shocks in the sport’s history. The 31-year-old was set to rejoin the 15-a-side team ahead of the Rugby Championship which starts later this month. But his chances of adding to his 33 international caps any …

This Brazilian Gymnast Is Wowing The Hometown Crowd In Rio

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

Damir Sagolj / Reuters Brazilian gymnast Flávia Saraiva hopes to medal in her hometown’s Olympic Games.   Flávia Saraiva — or Flavinha, as she is affectionately known —stands a mere 4 feet, 4 inches tall. But the 16-year-old from Rio de Janeiro is a giant among those familiar with Brazilian gymnastics.  Her floor and balance beam …

Captain Noah, who helmed beloved children's TV show, dies

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

This March 3, 2016, photo shows a portrait of W. Carter Merbreier, surrounded by a lifetime of memories in his home in Audubon, Pa. Merbreier helmed beloved Philadelphia children’s TV show “Captain Noah and his Magical Ark” for 27 years. He died Tuesday, Aug. 9, at age 90. (Ed Hille/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP) W. …

Megan Fox Gives Birth! Actress Welcomes Baby No. 3 With Brian Austin Green

August 9, 2016,  has blogged 14881 posts

It’s a full house for Megan Fox! E! News has exclusively learned that the actress gave birth to a baby boy named Journey River Green on August 4, 2016. The 30-year-old Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles star and her husband, Brian Austin Green are also parents to 3-year-old son Noah and 2-year-old son Bodhi.  Fox surprised fans with the unsuspected …