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SpaceX Just Unleashed Its Starship Rocket for the First Time

Late on Thursday night, at a launch facility in Boca Chica, Texas, SpaceX performed the first flight test of its next-generation Starship rocket, which may one day carry humans to Mars. This time around, the prototype vehicle, dubbed Starhopper, was ...

California’s Auto-Emissions Deal Could Trump the Feds’ Plans

For two years, California and the federal government have been on the edge of an all-out throwdown over vehicle emissions. As an industry, transportation is the largest single source of US greenhouse gas emissions, and researchers say reducing ...

Ask The Salty Waitress: The bartender refused to accept my ID

Photo: RichLegg (Getty Images), Graphic: Nicole Antonuccio The Salty WaitressSalty Waitress is The Takeout’s advice column from a real-life waitress that will teach you how not to behave like a garbage person while dining out—and maybe in ...

UPS Wants to Unleash Drones, a Galaxy Fold Relaunch, and More News

Brace yourself for UPS mail drones, a $2,000 foldable smartphone, and a speaker-lamp hybrid. Here's the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here! Today's Headlines ...

Bear Attempts To Steal Trash Dumpster From Colorado Pot Dispensary

Humans aren’t the only creatures going ape at Colorado pot dispensaries ― so are bears. On Tuesday, Colorado Parks and Wildlife posted a video of a buzz-seeking bear breaking into a pot dispensary in Lyons and attempting to steal a dumpster. ...

Apple Is Buying Intel’s Modem Unit to Control Its 5G Destiny

Apple said Thursday that it will spend $1 billion to buy most of Intel’s business that makes modems for smart­phones—the crucial chips that connect devices to cell net­works and Wi-Fi. The deal gives the iPhone maker new power to customize and ...

How to Watch the 2019 Fortnite World Cup Finals

The FIFA World Cup women's soccer tournament just ended. So did the ICC Cricket World Cup. And the Rugby World Cup doesn't start 'til September. So where can Cup junkies turn during these long, lonely weeks of midsummer to fill that deplorable Cup ...

Bean-Carrying Truck Overloads And Collapses Historic 113-Year-Old Bridge

The Northwood Bridge spanned 56 feet over North Dakota’s Goose River — until Monday afternoon, when a 42-ton semi truck barreled over it. Grand Forks County Sheriffs OfficeThe truck’s owner, Shane C. Olson, said he’s forgiven driver Michael Dodds ...

Depth of Field: The Charged Uncertainty at the Tijuana Border

This month, hundreds of migrants from Central America and Africa have assembled outside Tijuana's El Chaparral border office, in hopes of being granted asylum in the US. Yet given new rules announced by the Trump administration last week, the scene ...

Inventor Fails To Cross English Channel On Jet-Powered Hoverboard

SANGATTE, France, July 25 (Reuters) - A French inventor failed in his attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard on Thursday when he was knocked into the water as he landed on a boat-mounted refueling platform, his technical ...

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