What happens when your camel takes off down the highway with you?

We don’t know the answer to that question for most people, but we’ve seen what one man in the United Arab Emirates does. He chases the camel. Barefoot. Down the highway. In the desert. Continue reading What happens when your camel takes off down the highway with you?

Did Freddie Gray try to injure himself while in the police van?

A police document claims that a prisoner in the van with Freddie Gray said that he was trying to hurt himself, banging against the walls. If true, it was likely in an effort to cause injuries that he could use to claim police brutality and may have been the source of the injuries that ended with his own death. Continue reading Did Freddie Gray try to injure himself while in the police van?

Has the Katie Couric experiment failed at Yahoo?

Yes. And no. The move to make former television news anchor Katie Couric the model for an increasing shift towards digital media consumption has yet to produce the type of traditional returns that many had expected, but Yahoo doesn’t seem too worried. Continue reading Has the Katie Couric experiment failed at Yahoo?

2016 will be the year of the new Titan

Finally, Nissan has unveiled a new Titan and it ready to go on sale this fall as a 2016 model to entice us and give us the larges member yet in the form of the Titan XD Crew Cab which will be powered by the Cummings V8 turbodiesel that offers up 310 horsepower and 555 lb.-ft. of torque. This massive power is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission which when paired together give the Titan a towing capacity of more than 12,000 pounds and a payload of more than 2, 000 pounds. Continue reading 2016 will be the year of the new Titan

The death of print journalism isn’t really here yet (despite common perceptions)

The headlines said that newspapers would be dead soon. They said that at best they would last for another year or two. They said that computers and more specifically mobile devices would be the only form of news consumption in the western world. Those predictions were made 7 years ago. Continue reading The death of print journalism isn’t really here yet (despite common perceptions)

Forest fire approaching Chernobyl poses a different kind of danger

29 years ago, Chernobyl become the focus of the world. Now, there’s a new concern that’s not getting much attention: a forest fire that is out of control in Ukraine and heading towards the ruins of the nuclear power plant. Continue reading Forest fire approaching Chernobyl poses a different kind of danger