Jim Spencer Died In A Pile Of Dirt. The Law Was Too Weak To Help.

Jim Spencer Died In A Pile Of Dirt. The Law Was Too Weak To Help.
Few have reason to know this. One who does is Spencer’s wife, Cheryl, who has parked her Dodge Durango across the street on a late summer morning but does not get out. She was here on the afternoon of March 21, 2016, when the house was under construction. Her husband, a plumber, had been on his knees, laying sewer pipe in an 8-foot-deep trench, when a co-worker driving a backhoe inadvertently buried him in dirt. She watched behind the

Missing From Amazon’s Search For A Second Home: The Climate Effect

Missing From Amazon’s Search For A Second Home: The Climate Effect
When Amazon kicked off a bidding war for its second North American headquarters in September, the company laid out a vision of its perfect suitor. The ideal city would have more than a million people, mass transit, an international airport, attractive housing and “stable and business-friendly” regulations. But the retail goliath apparently isn’t worried about how surging seas, extreme weather and deadly heat waves might affect its operations or the 50,000 employees it promises to hire in its new

NEW Software and Course allows you to create Auto Profit Systems in MINUTES

NEW Software and Course allows you to create Auto Profit Systems in MINUTES
Ever heard of the Auto Profit System…? I bet you most likely haven’t… But there’s been a system that 1000 lucky entrepreneurs got hold of and went underground with it, never sharing the secret of the MOST Stupid-simple marketing techniques that I’ve EVER seen. I’m talking about simplicity, ease… and results getting. I’ll share some of the quotes from the system that people used and ran away with never sharing the method! One newbie marketer said: “Since deploying the software

Rich Fraud, Poor Fraud: The GOP’s Double Standard On Tax Mistakes

Rich Fraud, Poor Fraud: The GOP’s Double Standard On Tax Mistakes
WASHINGTON ― The Republican tax bill would provide new tax breaks for businesses ― many of which already shirk taxes on a massive scale. At the same time, in the name of fraud prevention, the bill could create new obstacles for poor people who claim a tax credit designed to boost their pay and nudge them out of poverty. The IRS already audits poor people quite often. Of the 1.2 million audits the IRS conducted last year, more than

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: A completely safe, spoiler-free review

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: A completely safe, spoiler-free review
Breathe. Just breathe. This review isn't even going to mention character names.Image: lucasfilmThere has been an awakening of Star Wars reviews. Have you felt it? At 12pm ET on Tuesday December 12, hardcore fans of the Star Wars franchise faced a choice as perilous as any Jedi. The Disney embargo for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi dropped, and seemingly every news outlet across the planet rushed out their review at once.  SEE ALSO: 'The Last Jedi' review:

Strangers help push a bus stuck in the snow in the perfect Christmas spirit

Strangers help push a bus stuck in the snow in the perfect Christmas spirit
There's nothing better than to watch random strangers getting together for a simple act of kindness to put you in the right mood for Christmas.  SEE ALSO: This add-on will make your truck a snowmobile monster That's why this video showing people pushing a bus that got stuck in the snow is perfect to warm your cold, cold heart ahead of the upcoming holidays.  This dude, Juan Buis, filmed the whole scene, which took place in the Netherlands, in

Car horns save lives, but self-driving cars don’t honk like humans do

Car horns save lives, but self-driving cars don’t honk like humans do
Self-driving cars can beep... sometimes.Image: vicky leta/mashableAutonomous vehicles (AVs) will likely change the way we get around forever, but the AI that controls them might not be able to tell other cars on the road when they're driving like assholes.  At least not at first.  SEE ALSO: This interactive map shows where self-driving cars are being tested around the world Case in point: The City of Las Vegas and AAA's self-driving shuttle, one of the most advanced public autonomous

This Electric Truck Will Probably Beat Teslas to Market

This Electric Truck Will Probably Beat Teslas to Market
On the evening of Nov. 16, Elon Musk unveiled the latest prop in his Tony Stark cosplay. Photographer: Angie Smith for Bloomberg Businessweek As Semler drives the ET1 around Hollywood, gawkers whip out their phones to take photos. The heavy-duty semi, which has a 22-inch touchscreen on its dashboard and a winged black logo splashed across its grille, uses a beach-ball-size electric motor and a couple of large battery packs to carry as much as 80,000 pounds of cargo,

Opioid tramadol destabilizes, fuels terror in parts of Africa, UN warns

Opioid tramadol destabilizes, fuels terror in parts of Africa, UN warns
(CNN)The illegal trade and growing abuse of tramadol, a synthetic opioid, are destabilizing parts of West Africa, especially in the Sahel region, where it is fueling terror groups and providing revenue for them to carry out attacks, UN officials and security experts say.The problem "is serious, worrying, and needs to be addressed as soon as possible," Pierre Lapaque, UNODC's regional representative in West and Central Africa, said in a UN statement. "We cannot let the situation get any further

This robot was hired to scare away the homelessand people are livid

This robot was hired to scare away the homelessand people are livid
As fear of impending an artificial intelligence takeover heightens, another incident reminds us that it’s the decisions of humans we need to worry about, not robots. An animal shelter in San Francisco is getting slammed for using a robot to deter homeless people from setting up encampments near its business. The San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), an animal hospital and adoption group, employed a Knightscope K5 robot to wander up and down its sidewalks

Bergen: Amateur terrorists can kill, too

Bergen: Amateur terrorists can kill, too
Doha, Qatar (CNN)Monday's botched terrorist attack at Manhattan's Port Authority Bus Terminal was an amateur affair, according to law enforcement officials. The suspected bomber, Akayed Ullah, had a homemade device attached to his body with Velcro and zip ties and when it detonated, it injured him with lacerations and burns, while three bystanders suffered minor injuries.Or take Omar Mateen, who killed 49 at a gay nightclub in Orlando in 2016. As he carried out his attack, Mateen pledged an

Suspect in attempted ‘terrorist attack’ pledged allegiance to ISIS, officials say

Suspect in attempted ‘terrorist attack’ pledged allegiance to ISIS, officials say
(CNN)It was the latest lone wolf attack to target New York City. And it might have been worse.The explosive chemical ignited in the pipe but the pipe itself did not explode, lessening its impact, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told CNN's Wolf Blitzer. "Fortunately for us, the bomb partially detonated," he said. "He did detonate it, but it did not fully have the effect that he was hoping for."Latest developmentsUllah's movements: The suspect was first spotted on a security

A girl was looking for a specific toy truck for her brother. Reddit came through big time.

A girl was looking for a specific toy truck for her brother. Reddit came through big time.
Cassie Gretschel and her little brother, Max, have a wonderful Christmas tradition. All photos by Cassie Gretschel used with permission Gretschel says Max, who is 25, has severe mental and physical disabilities, including Cerebral Palsy and scoliosis. She writes that his brain development is on par with a 5-year-old, and that he has impaired vision and spends most of his time in a wheelchair. And there's only one thing Max wants for Christmas — the same thing he asks