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Germany Will Now Require 'Black Boxes' In Self-Driving Cars

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 07.18.2016 | Technology

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany plans new legislation to require manufacturers of cars equipped with an autopilot function to install a black box to help d...

REPORT: EgyptAir Voice Recorder Indicates Attempt To Put Out Fire Before Crash

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.05.2016 | World

CAIRO (Reuters) - Audio from the flight deck voice recorder of EgyptAir MS804 indicates an attempt to put out a fire on board the jet before it crashe...

So THAT'S How Airplane Black Boxes Work

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.23.2016 | Travel

After the terrible event of a plane crash, an airplane's black box can deliver critical, game-changing clues about what exactly happened aboard the fl...

EgyptAir Cockpit Voice Recorder Found, Investigators Say

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.16.2016 | World

CAIRO, June 16 (Reuters) - The cockpit voice recorder from crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 has been found by search teams who were forced to salvage the...

Submarine Robot Deployed in Search of Missing Flight EgyptAir MS804

Harold Stark | Posted 05.27.2016 | Technology
Harold Stark

Bound for Cairo in Egypt to the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, EgyptAir's Flight MS804 lost contact with the aviation authorities on 11 pm this Wednesday, 10 miles into Egyptian airspace. It disappeared from the radar at a height of 37,000 feet, and with nothing but speculation to guide their search, the authorities began a gruesome expedition to track the fate of the missing airplane.

French Investigators: Smoke Reported On EgyptAir Jet Before Crash

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.21.2016 | World

PARIS/CAIRO, May 21 (Reuters) - The EgyptAir jet which crashed in the Mediterranean on Thursday sent a series of warnings indicating that smoke had be...

The Black Box: Voting Machines

Judy Frankel | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics
Judy Frankel

The 2014 midterm election results may have been a complete farce. All it takes is one insider who knows how to flip a switch and the outcome changes. When it comes to voting, should we trust our votes to a computer that doesn't even spit out a receipt for confirmation? Do you trust your voting machine manufacturer?

Misadventures in Finance

Benjamin T. Solomon | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Benjamin T. Solomon

The Fed or the U.S. government is not the lender of last resort. It is us, the U.S. taxpayer. Therefore, we the people, as lender of last resort, need to be better informed of what banks are doing.

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.

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?"

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...