Researchers studying the use of language by police found that officers in Oakland, Calif., are more likely to speak to white people with a higher level of respect than they give to black people. While this news of racial disparity should come as a shock to no one, it is information worth investigating to see if such…
The media is ablaze over President Trump sharing classified information with Russian foreign officials—but what is classified information exactly? And what happens if you disclose it? Good news: You’ve been granted clearance to acquire this not-quite-top-secret knowledge.
Remember back in the day when “mile-high club” referred to getting busy in an airplane bathroom? Well, now it seems to have taken on a whole new meaning. Mile-high fights are all the rage, and two passengers on a flight from Tokyo to Los Angeles came to blows Monday night on All Nippon Airways.
Updated Friday, April 7, 2017, 1 p.m. EDT: The Uber driver who went through a harrowing ride with a vile customer who threatened to accuse him of rape has uploaded a new video in which he thanked the community for supporting him and sharing the incident across social media.
Uber is a tech company, and like most tech companies, it’s mostly white and mostly male. This is what the transportation-network company’s first diversity report reveals, in news that is perhaps shocking to none.
Android: Google finally released a standalone Android Auto app, so you don’t need an expensive head unit to use it. Now, you can use Ok, Google to start voice commands while you’re using it, whether you have the app or the head unit.
Before I could read, I was mesmerized by the pictures. I would flip through pages of magazines and newspapers that were sprawled across the coffee table in my parents’ living room. They were crumpled, old editions of the Atlantic, the Boston Globe, the Daily News of Newburyport, and the like. In my own room, the…
As the initial shock of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union sinks in, it’s time to assess the details and look to the future. There are certainly more important concerns, but if you’re planning a summer trip overseas, one of yours may be, “How’s this Brexit stuff gonna affect my vacation?” We’ve got answers.
Early this morning in Orlando, 50 people were shot dead and 53 more wounded at a nightclub in Orlando. Whether you’re local or not, here’s how you can help, or at least find a vigil to attend, like-minded people to be with, or seek a little peace.
Remember that Texas police officer who was caught on video spraying pepper spray into the road as motorcyclists passed by? He now admits he did it, but claims it was because he could not safely approach the truck he’d just pulled over.
Rumors of an 800 cc mill have been increasing over the last year or two from the Austrian brand, so much so that I was actually really disappointed last November when they weren’t released. Spy shots show the rumors were true, just my timing was a little off.
Strong winds caused a colossal crane to collapse in downtown Manhattan on Friday morning. Someone in a nearby office caught in on tape from above, and holy shit is it scary to watch.
BMW released a new 310 R naked beginner bike at the EICMA show this past November. Now, determined not to be left out of the beginner sportbike market, it seems ze Germans have planned to launch a fully faired version too
Remember that knobby tired adventure scooter concept we showed you from Honda last month? A surprising number of you agreed with us that the want to ride was reeeeal strong with this one - and it looks like now you’ll get your chance.
America has a new predator, and it’s thriving in the northeast. Meanwhile, the outdoor economy is starting to throw its weight around in Washington DC (also home to coywolves) and an engineer has busted a popular survival myth with math. This is What’s New Outside.
The Triumph Bonneville holds a special place in my heart. It was the first motorcycle I bought (that ran on a regular basis), was the first new motorcycle I bought, and was the motorcycle I wrote most of my content around when I began as a journalist. It’s also a bike that’s gotten extremely long in the tooth, but all…
Apple’s big Fall Event came in at over two hours today, and it was packed with a ton of announcements. If you didn’t spend your morning watching the whole thing, here’s what they announced that actually matters.
Jet Boil’s got a new stove you can actually cook real food on. Therm-A-Rest has a new air mattress that inflates in just seconds. A 9-year-old kid caught a 600lb sturgeon. Mt Fuji got WiFi all the way up. VW’s got a new camper van. Here’s what’s new outside this week.
Apple announced all kinds of stuff today, including their new streaming music service, iOS 9, OS X El Capitan, and watchOS 2. It was a long conference, so let us sum it up for you.