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Why 'Black Box' Is My New Favorite Show

Morgan Levy | Posted 01.08.2015 | Teen
Morgan Levy

The brain fascinates me, and my perfect career is to explore the mysteries of the brain while curing patients. Dr. Catherine Black, on Black Box, is exactly the type of neurologist I aspire to be.

The Hunt For AirAsia's Black Boxes

Reuters | Fergus Jensen, Gayatri Suroyo & Charlotte Greenfield | Posted 01.01.2015 | World

PANGKALAN BUN/SURABAYA, Indonesia (Reuters) - A specialist multinational team armed with acoustic equipment will arrive at the suspected crash site of...

Thoughts on 'Dim for Joan,' Playing House and Alli Mauzey

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I met Joan Rivers once in my career. It was the mid-aughts. There was a rumor that she had written a new play that she wanted to bring to Broadway. I needed the scoop!

Mental Illness on TV

Krystal Reddick | Posted 10.19.2014 | Entertainment
Krystal Reddick

There are three TV shows (that I know of) dealing with mental illness: United States of Tara deals with multiple personality disorder and Black Box and Homeland both deal with bipolar disorder. I've watched all three.

Rebel Tweets Black Boxes Are In Donetsk

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2014 | World

KIEV, July 20 (Reuters) - A pro-Russian rebel who calls himself "Novorossiya", or New Russia, on Twitter tweeted on Sunday that the black boxes belo...

Do the Mentally Ill Have to Be Extraordinary to Be Accepted?

Natasha Tracy | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Natasha Tracy

Why do people with a mental illness have to be only killers or geniuses? Why is it that being a regular human being isn't enough? What about all the rest of us who aren't artists, poets, musicians or world-class anything?

A Threat to Justice

Pras Michel | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
Pras Michel

It's outrageous that more than two months have passed since Flight MH370 vanished en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, yet no trace of it has been found despite the most extensive search in commercial aviation history.

Actress Kelly Reilly Lets Loose About Her Very Controversial Character

Elizabeth Luisi | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Luisi

As a person with bipolar disorder, it is difficult to watch my illness portrayed on television. So when I saw the promos for ABC'S Black Box, starring Kelly Reilly, I was skeptical. Instead, what I found was surprisingly familiar; the series, and its star, are insightful and heartbreakingly honest.

Search Team Rushes To Probe Sounds Heard In Ocean

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 06.06.2014 | World

PERTH, Australia (AP) — An Australian ship detected two distinct, long-lasting sounds underwater that are consistent with the pings from aircraft bl...

How The 'Black Box' Recording Everything You Do In Your Car Can Be Used Against You

AP | By JOAN LOWY | Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many motorists do not know it, but it is likely that every time they get behind the wheel, there's a snitch along for the ride. ...

Your Next Car May Monitor Your Driving Habits

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.25.2011 | Technology

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering a "black box" feature for new cars that would store driving info and would record a ...

Air France Find Could Alter the Future of Black Boxes

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.04.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

After the crash of Flight 447, I faced the Twitter paradox: How can my 16-year-old son, using his cell phone, know his friends' every move, while multi-million dollar airliners are unable to transmit critical information?"

Black Box Found: Missing Memory Unit Could Reveal How 228 People Died

AP | Posted 07.01.2011 | World

PARIS -- Investigators have located and recovered the missing memory unit of the flight data recorder of a 2009 Air France flight – a remarkable...

Poland Releases Plane Crash Transcripts:

AP | VANESSA GERA and DAVID NOWAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Poland published cockpit conversations Tuesday of the final minutes before the April plane crash that killed President Lech Kac...

Australian Inventor Of 'Black Box' Recorder Dies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY — David Warren, an Australian scientist who invented the "black box" flight data recorder, has died, defense officials said Wednesday. He...

Missing Air France Plane: How Did It Crash?

AP | FEDERICO ESCHER and BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, Brazil — Military planes located new debris from Air France Flight 447 Wednesday while investigators focused on a nightmari...

Air France Debris Found, Black Box Recorder Missing

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denise Dennis

The black box recorder emits a radio signal, but only for a month. And before they can find the recorder, they must locate the wreckage.

GM and OnStar -- Pushing Our Privacy Envelope?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Next time you buy a new car, ask the salesperson about the "black box."

FDA: Amgen's Anemia Drugs May Cause Death

Los Angeles Times | Daniel Costello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Anemia drugs sold by Amgen Inc. took another hit Thursday when government regulators said two new studies indicated that the drugs may increase the ri...