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The Mysterious Cold War Case of Unidentified Aircraft Descending on Loring...

The Mysterious Cold War Case of Unidentified Aircraft Descending on Loring AFB
Despite the newfound attention the topic of unexplained incursions into airspace over sensitive locales across the United States is receiving, these types of bizarre incidents are not necessarily new. One of the most puzzling accounts of such an event, or series of events, occurred during the depths of the Cold War. Over a series of nights…

Helm Audio DB12 AAAmp review: This mighty mite of a mobile...

Helm Audio DB12 AAAmp review: This mighty mite of a mobile headphone amplifier sounds mighty fine
Lots of clean gain and no noise in a tiny package—what's not to like? Helm Audio Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors In addition to certifying the performance of commercial cinemas and consumer audio and video products, THX also develops new technologies and licenses…

Sensibo Air review: Make your air conditioner smarter and more efficient

Sensibo Air review: Make your air conditioner smarter and more efficient
The Sensibo Sky boasts a slick secondary sensor, and it works with virtually any air conditioner that has a remote control. Sensibo Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Table of Contents Show More The new Sensibo Air smart air-conditioner controller is a major advance…

Apple Watch 6 rumors: Better battery life, sleep analysis and blood...

Apple Watch 6 rumors: Better battery life, sleep analysis and blood oxygen levels
Angela Lang/CNET This year's launch cycle may have been thrown for a loop, but the next Apple Watch is still on track for a fall debut. While rumors of an iPhone delay continue to gain traction, the next Apple Watch (likely dubbed Series 6), is expected to launch alongside new iPads in the first half of…

The best soundbar for 2020: Vizio, Sonos, Polk, Yamaha, Roku and...

The best soundbar for 2020: Vizio, Sonos, Polk, Yamaha, Roku and more
Soundbars are easy to set up, affordable and offer much better sound quality than a standard built-in TV speaker, and this makes them more popular than home theater speaker, AV receiver and subwoofer packages these days. With an abundance of choices on the market, finding the best soundbar can be a challenge, but this guide can help you cut through the…

‘What happens to me if I get sick?’ Pandemic complicates high-risk...

‘What happens to me if I get sick?’ Pandemic complicates high-risk job for federal firefighters
Federal firefighter units tasked with putting out some of the nation’s biggest wildfires are grappling with the reality of a fire season coinciding with a pandemic.As historic wildfires have spread through much of the West this summer, firefighters organized within the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture’s U.S. Forest Service are testing…

Pandemic leads some high school athletes move to other states to...

Pandemic leads some high school athletes move to other states to play football
Landon Nelson knew he wanted to play college football since the eighth grade. So when officials in California announced that the state would not be allowing fall sports because of COVID-19, he and his family uprooted their lives so he could stay in the game."I knew there's always a possibility that they could not play…

‘Promises kept’? Not entirely. Here are five pocketbook pledges Trump broke.

‘Promises kept’? Not entirely. Here are five pocketbook pledges Trump broke.
WASHINGTON — A clip package featured at the Republican National Convention featured President Donald Trump proclaiming, “I didn’t back down from my promises — and I’ve kept every single one.”“Promises made, promises kept” was a theme of the four-day event, which aimed to drive home a message that the president has been fearless in pursuit…

How the University of Arizona used No. 2 to solve its...

How the University of Arizona used No. 2 to solve its No. 1 problem
The University of Arizona made a bold claim this week: It stopped a coronavirus outbreak before it started.Universities around the U.S. have struggled with outbreaks as they attempt to start the fall semester. But at the Likins Hall dorm, just across the street from the University of Arizona's recreation center, two students were found to…

‘Three little pigs’: Elon Musk’s Neuralink puts computer chips in pigs’...

‘Three little pigs’: Elon Musk’s Neuralink puts computer chips in pigs’ brains
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's neuroscience startup Neuralink unveiled a pig named Gertrude that has had a coin-sized computer chip in its brain for two months late Friday, showing off an early step toward the goal of curing human diseases with the same type of implant.Co-founded by Tesla Inc and SpaceX CEO Musk in 2016, San…

The oil spill turned its turquoise waters black. Now dead wildlife...

The oil spill turned its turquoise waters black. Now dead wildlife is washing ashore.
FLOREAL, Mauritius — The bodies of whales, turtles and other sea creatures have washed up on the shores of Mauritius, five weeks after a ship carrying thousands of tons of oil ran aground off the Indian Ocean Island.Fishermen told NBC News they had found melon-headed whales near the spot where the Japanese-owned MV Wakashio crashed…

Jacob Blake’s shooting highlights the hidden victims of police violence

Jacob Blake’s shooting highlights the hidden victims of police violence
The kids are watching.When Philando Castile, a 32-year-old Black man, was shot and killed by Minnesota police during a traffic stop in 2016, he was sitting in the front seat of his car while his girlfriend’s daughter, a 4-year-old, sat in the back.When Korryn Gaines, a 23-year-old Black mother, was shot and killed during a…