| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
While designing the next-generation F-150 truck, Ford Motor Co. secretly substituted the steel body on some of its current pickups with an aluminum shell and delivered them to business customers.
The automaker was looking to test how lightweight aluminum...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The lessons today’s educators choose to emphasize will be the lessons that either inspire or dampen our generation's intellectual curiosity.
So when English classes started teaching FCAT prep instead of self-expression, and math classes...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:34 AM
The electronic music scene has been heavily monopolized.
Duos like The Chemical Brothers, Justice and Daft Punk have been emblematic of the electronic genre and have therefore defined its qualities.
Within that established realm, there have been...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The struggle of the artist is a story we've heard many times before. After all, not everyone can be successful. The world of the musically gifted is limited, and rightfully so - it is reserved solely for true talent.
Meet Michael Brun, a 21-...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. agreed to pay a $1.2-billion fine to settle a four-year federal criminal investigation into whether it properly reported safety complaints about the sudden acceleration of its vehicles to regulators.
It is the largest penalty of its...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:39 PM
Toyota Motor Co. and the Justice Department have agreed on a $1.2-billion settlement to close a criminal probe into whether the automaker handled cases of sudden acceleration properly, according to media reports.
The settlement -- which could be...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:54 AM
While the era of space exploration may be waning, the mystique of the cosmos still holds a special place in the hearts of many.
In his book, Earthrise: My Adventures as an Apollo 14 Astronaut, author Edgar Mitchell uncovers the details of his adventures...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Just because the candy canes are gone, the tree is in the trash and the poinsettia is dead doesn't mean the holidays are over. For that to be true, you need to buy some more insurance.
And it wouldn't kill you to get off your behind and take down those...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Scientists have found a 20-foot whale that can dive an astonishing 1.8 miles beneath the ocean - a record for a mammal.
The record was reported this week in the journal Plos One.
The miraculous, extreme-diving whale is known as Cuvier's beaked whale...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Sony Corp., a struggling electronics maker trying to regain its once stalwart status, is undertaking a major restructuring that includes the sale of its PC division, a spinoff of its TV business and layoffs of thousands of employees.
The Japanese tech...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Since it became apparent last week that Satya Nadella was in line to become only the third chief executive of Microsoft, the Indian community in Silicon Valley has been bubbling over with pride.
That his ascension would generate such excitement might...