Huge ‘Cell Phone Towers in Space’ Pose Major Threat to Radio Astronomy, Scientists Warn

Huge ‘Cell Phone Towers in Space’ Pose Major Threat to Radio Astronomy, Scientists Warn

A trail left by BlueWalker 3 satellite over Kitt Peak National Observatory.Photo: KPNO/NOIRLab/IAU/SKAO/NSF/AURA/R. Sparks The BlueWalker 3 satellite recently unfurled its massive array of antennas, becoming one of the brightest objects in the night sky. The potential to launch more of these low Earth orbiting satellites has astronomers concerned over the effect on data gathered … Read more

Tesla Is Recalling 40,000 Cars In Its 17th Recall of the Year

Tesla Is Recalling 40,000 Cars In Its 17th Recall of the Year

Photo: Vitaliy Karimov (Shutterstock) Just two days before Elon Musk took over Twitter, his company Tesla voluntarily made its 17th recall of the yearreaching 3.4 million vehicles recalled according to a report from Yahoo News, beating their previous record of 11 recalls from 2021. The new recall of over 40,000 cars in the US over … Read more

NASA Pushes First Operational Boeing Starliner Mission to 2024

NASA Pushes First Operational Boeing Starliner Mission to 2024

Boeing’s Starliner approaching the ISS on May 20, 2022. Photo: NASA The first operational mission of Boeing’s Starliner CST-100 spacecraft to the International Space Station won’t happen until 2024 at the earliest, according to NASA’s updated flight manifest. The capsule, designed to carry crews to low Earth orbit, was originally supposed to fly in 2017 … Read more

How to Change the Cabin Air Filter in Your Car

How to Change the Cabin Air Filter in Your Car

Photo: wellphoto (Shutterstock) Over the past few years, air purifiers have become common household appliances, thanks not only to COVID-19 and smoke from wildfires, but also a better understanding of exactly how dirty the air we breathe can get. In addition to the air quality inside our homewe should also think about what we’re breathing … Read more

These Hyundai and Kia Cars Are Being Recalled Because of Sudden Power Loss

These Hyundai and Kia Cars Are Being Recalled Because of Sudden Power Loss

Photo: hasrul_rais (Shutterstock) Imagine your car alerting you about an issue and telling you to pull over as soon as possible in the next 20 to 30 seconds before the transmission disengages and renders your car unable to move. That is the reality 122,000 Hyundai and Kia owners could be facing at any time. Hyundai … Read more

Uber Drivers Will Make Fewer Left Turns From Now On

Uber Drivers Will Make Fewer Left Turns From Now On

Image: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Left turns cause accidents. Data from the NHTSA shows that some 22 percent of traffic accidents involved vehicles taking left turns at intersections. Uber is taking this data and doing something with it to make drivers and its customers safer. The company has rolled out a slew of new safety … Read more

Tesla Being Criminally Investigated by DOJ Over Self-Driving Claims

Tesla Being Criminally Investigated by DOJ Over Self-Driving Claims

Photo: PATRICK PLEUL/POOL/AFP (Getty Images) It seems the richest man in the world is not without problems. Reuters reports that Tesla is currently facing a previously undisclosed criminal probe from the Justice Department over its advanced driver assistance system, Autopilot. The probe, which has been ongoing since last year and was kicked off not long … Read more

Ireland ‘numb’ after 10 die at petrol station explosion in Donegal county

Ireland ‘numb’ after 10 die at petrol station explosion in Donegal county

Ten people, including two teenagers and a younger girl, were killed in an explosion at a petrol station in the Irish county of Donegal, police said on Saturday, adding that the incident appeared to be “a tragic accident”. The police said no more casualties were expected from the explosion which happened shortly after 3 pm … Read more

Why You Should Never Make (or Even Buy) a Male-to-Male Extension Cord

Why You Should Never Make (or Even Buy) a Male-to-Male Extension Cord

Photo: TayaJohnston (Shutterstock) A recent Consumer Product Safety Commission alert is urging people to not use male-to-male power chords. In spite of being illegal, the product is available online with the supposed use to feed electricity from a generator into a building’s main power system. The consequences of doing so, however, could be said. Many … Read more

September 30 holiday in Ontario: Who gets the day off?

September 30 holiday in Ontario: Who gets the day off?

The second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is approaching in Canada, and while it is not a statutory holiday in Ontario, there are some things you should know about. Sept. 30 is observed in Ontario only as a federal holiday, which means provincially regulated businesses are not required to give employees the day off … Read more