| Mar 18, 2014
Vehicles Affected: About 150,201 model-year 2012-2013 Volkswagen Passat sedans. The Problem: When the hood is closed roughly, or dropped from a certain height, the resulting vibration or impact could cause a low-beam headlight bulb to lose electrical...
| Feb 1, 2014
New Jersey indie band The Front Bottoms’ concert Friday in The Blast Furnace Room at ArtsQuest Center wasn’t rife with originality. It didn’t offer astounding musicianship. But it had two things important to live music success. The Front...
| Jan 28, 2014
This winter, large swaths of the nation have become coldly cozy with terms like "polar vortex" and "arctic blast," as January's repeated bouts with subzero temperatures and heavy snows have virtually frozen people in their tracks, canceling school,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:20 AM
This post has been corrected. See note below.
After 36 years of space travel and months of heated debate among scientists, NASA confirmed Thursday that Voyager 1 has indeed left our solar system and had entered interstellar space more than a year ago....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport officials are investigating whether a design flaw or procedural error was at play after five enormous concrete runway support beams crashed three stories to the ground on Saturday.
| Jun 23, 2013
JUNEAU, Alaska — I'd been told she'd had a little work done. Who can blame her? She was turning 50, and her life had been hard. The miles were starting to show.
But after an $8-million update, she was as good as new and ready to celebrate —...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Cadillac had announced just how much juice you’ll need to buy its upcoming ELR plug-in.
The all-new, two-door coupe will start at $75,995 when it goes on sale in January. The front-wheel-drive model is largely based on the four-door Chevy Volt,...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Automakers build hybrids — and consumers buy them — for different reasons. It's not always about maximum mileage, and there's no better example of that than the Lexus LS 600h L, the hybrid version of the luxury brand's flagship LS 460 sedan...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Mammals first appeared 215 million years ago during the Triassic period, according to a new study in the journal Nature. Wait, no, they first showed up 175 million years ago during the Jurassic period, said another study in the same issue of the journal....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Name: Parrot Zik by Starck
What they are: Touch-control stereo headphones with Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity, noise cancellation and built-in microphones for hands-free calling. The right earphone has the power button and touch sensors for listeners to...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Name: Phiaton PS 210 BTNC Bluetooth 3.0 Active Noise Canceling Stereo Earphones With Microphone
What they are: Half-in-ear headphones that fit comfortably in your ears and include a rectangular controller that allows you to adjust volume, switch song...