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Lufthansa, British Airways suddenly suspend all flights to Cairo as ‘precaution’

studioEAST/Getty Images(LONDON) — The British government issued a travel warning for Egypt on Saturday citing a “heightened risk of terrorism against aviation,” as British Airways and German carrier Lufthansa suspended flights to Cairo as a security “precaution.” British Airways flights were suspended for seven days, while Lufthansa flights will resume on Sunday. “There’s a heightened…read more »

50 years after the moon landing: How close is space travel, really?

iStock(NEW YORK) — When Americans first walked on the moon 50 years ago, the idea of space travel crystallized into a graspable future. Bolstered by a geeky shift in pop culture that launched and relaunched franchises such as Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica and Star Trek, Americans saw intergalactic storylines that never touched Earth. Life in…read more »

Employees quit store in protest after alleged racism by manager

KGTV(SAN DIEGO) — Two employees have quit a consignment shop near San Diego after their manager allegedly used racist language while dealing with a Hispanic customer at the store last week.Celia Miranda, one of those employees who resigned in protest, told San Diego ABC affiliate KGTV that her manager got into an argument with a…read more »

What’s in a decimal point? Maybe a $9672 Uber ride

iStock(NEW YORK) — An Uber glitch moving the decimal point over two spaces caused several riders to be charged eye-popping fares this week, or 100 times the original amount.After users took to social media earlier this week, Uber copped to the problem and said it would work with banks and credit card issuers to resolve…read more »

Outdoor Voices CEO Ty Haney announces she is pregnant

Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Entrepreneur Ty Haney, the founder and CEO of Outdoor Voices, is pregnant with a baby girl!Haney, 30, is expecting her first child with her fiance Mark Wystrach, and is due this November.”As a young female founder and CEO it’s so cool to show that you don’t have to choose career…read more »

Neutrogena recalls light therapy masks for risk of eye damage

jfmdesign/iStock(NEW YORK) — Neutrogena has recalled its popular Light Therapy Acne Mask citing a “theoretical risk of eye injury””For a small subset of the population with certain underlying eye conditions, as well as for users taking medications which could enhance ocular photosensitivity, there is a theoretical risk of eye injury,” the brand wrote in a…read more »

The wait is over: New mid-engine Corvette makes its debut

Chevrolet(NEW YORK) — After decades of speculation and rumors, Corvette, the 66-year-old American sports car, has joined its European competitors by going mid-engine. Corvette engineers, designers, top General Motors executives like CEO Mary Barra and dealers from around the country packed the Tustin Hangars in Southern California Thursday evening for the reveal. Chevrolet had teased…read more »

Netflix stock drops 10% after earnings report reveals drop in global growth

wutwhanfoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — The value of Netflix shares dropped 10% on Thursday, one day after the streaming service reported its first drop in global growth.Shares of the company closed at $325.21, one day after Netflix reported its second quarter earnings, revealing the company grew subscriptions by only about half of what it had forecast.Netflix registered…read more »