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Two dead satellites might collide above the US today

Two dead satellites might collide above the US today

There is a possibility that two inactive satellites currently in low Earth orbit will collide on Wednesday above the US, according to space debris tracking service LeoLabs. If the two satellites crash into each other, the collision will result in thousands of pieces of small space debris which will pose a massive risk to other…MORE

Helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and 8 others was 20 to 30 feet from clearing a hilltop when it crashed, investigators say

Helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and 8 others was 20 to 30 feet from clearing a hilltop when it crashed, investigators say

The helicopter carrying basketball superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others crashed into a Calabasas, California, hillside with a “high energy impact,” the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday. As federal investigators wrapped up operations at the crash site, the NTSB’s Jennifer Homendy said preliminary information suggests the plane descended rapidly and was likely in one…MORE

Japan is going crazy over McDonald’s first-ever rice burger bun

Japan is going crazy over McDonald’s first-ever rice burger bun

McDonald’s is bringing a burger bun made with rice to Japan next month — and the news is sending the Japanese internet into a frenzy. The rice burger bun, or “gohan” burger in Japanese, arrives February 5 and “offers a new taste by changing the bun into a specially made rice bun while keeping the…MORE

Friend of slain mother Heidi Broussard charged with capital murder and kidnapping

Friend of slain mother Heidi Broussard charged with capital murder and kidnapping

A friend of slain Austin mother Heidi Broussard, who went missing in December and was later found dead, has been charged with capital murder and kidnapping. Magen Fieramusca, 34, was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury in Travis County, according to a news release from the Travis County District Attorney’s office. The indictment alleges that…MORE

British Airways suspends flights to China as coronavirus spreads

British Airways suspends flights to China as coronavirus spreads

British Airways has suspended all direct flights between the United Kingdom and China in light of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. “We have suspended all flights to and from mainland China with immediate effect following advice from the Foreign Office against all but essential travel,” the company said in a statement Wednesday. The UK’s Foreign Office…MORE