Death of Tom Petty after cardiac arrest confirmed by manager

Manager Tony Dimitriades says Petty died on Monday night in Los Angeles after he suffered a cardiac arrest US singer Tom Petty died on Monday night at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after he suffered cardiac arrest, manager Tony Dimitriades said. The singer-songwriter was reportedly rushed to the UCLA

A Sandy Hook mom’s emotional response to Las Vegas puts mass shootings in context.

Nelba Márquez-Greene knows what it’s like to lose a loved one in a mass shooting. On Dec. 14, 2012, her 6-year-old daughter Ana Márquez-Greene was shot and killed during the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. Ever since, Márquez-Greene and her husband, Jimmy Greene, have been tireless advocates for gun

How Crazy Is Elon Musks Hypersonic Space Rocket Airline?

For whatever reason, some of the world’s smartest and most eccentric people tend to be drawn toward airlines. Elon Musk is the latest, but with a twist—rockets. Tacked onto a detailed explanation Friday of how SpaceX intends to land cargo on Mars five years from now—a farcical schedule that Musk conceded

Three Americans Win Nobel Prize In Physiology For Decoding Life’s Biological Clock

It’s that time of year again: the Nobel Prize award announcements are taking place, beginning with Physiology or Medicine. This year’s prestigious medallion is shared between three renowned researchers: Jeffrey Hall, Michael Young, and Michael Rosbash, who are all American chronobiologists. As their unusual job titles suggest, the three winners

Work with ‘gorgeous EU women’, MP says

“What’s not to like? Get on your bike and find a job.” ‘Misogynistic and patronising’ Christine Jardine, the Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West, branded his comments as “misogynistic” and “ignorant”. “Rather than making dismissive and offensive remarks, the Conservatives should be investing in training to get more British young

Trump to Puerto Rico: Show us the money

Image: Getty Images With Puerto Rico in a worsening humanitarian crisis, President Donald Trump continues to hold the U.S. territory’s debt over its head. It is difficult to fathom just how irresponsible and entirely beside the point Puerto Rico’s debt is when it comes to its current situation. Puerto Ricans

Reactant is a new native framework for iOS apps

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Xcode, a small Czech team called Brightify has created Reactant, a framework that makes it easy to program iOS apps. The system is a Swift-based framework that offers live-reload of code, allowing you to add elements on the fly

Trump sent 18 tweets on Puerto Rico on Saturday. And made things a whole lot worse

(CNN)In an 11-hour period beginning at 7:19 a.m. and ending at 6:46 p.m. Saturday, the President of the United States ripped off 18 — yes, 18! — tweets dealing with the dire situation in Puerto Rico following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria. “The Mayor of San Juan, who was