Southwest Airlines flights grounded due to ‘technical issues’

Southwest Airlines flights grounded due to ‘technical issues’

(NEW YORK) -- After issues with one of its weather data providers, Southwest Airlines was forced to ground all of its flights overnight and is now working to restore connectivity. In a statement Monday night, the carrier shared: "We are beginning to resume flight operations after our third-party weather data…
How our tax codes let the rich get richer: ‘We need better tax laws’

How our tax codes let the rich get richer: ‘We need better tax laws’

(NEW YORK) -- A day after the world's wealthiest man announced he was fulfilling a lifelong dream of going to space via a flight from his own private company, a bombshell investigative journalism piece reported that the billionaire "did not pay a penny" in federal income taxes in 2007 and…
Clockwork manicure robot is proof the future is here

Clockwork manicure robot is proof the future is here

(NEW YORK) -- Need a manicure? There’s now a robot for that. In under 10 minutes and for less than $10, you can get a "Clockwork Minicure" -- the perfect manicure, done by a robot. Clockwork has created the first-of-its-kind fully autonomous robot for manicures. According to Clockwork, the average…
What automakers and consumers can learn from the chip shortage crunch

What automakers and consumers can learn from the chip shortage crunch

(NEW YORK) -- When will it be over? The global chip shortage that has idled automotive plants, delayed shipments of new vehicles and pushed transaction prices to record levels may soon relent as early as this fall. But the dramatic impact of the last 12 months could very well continue…
Future of drone delivery may be happening in this small Irish town

Future of drone delivery may be happening in this small Irish town

(ORANMORE, Ireland) -- Staring upward, Fiachra Quigley watched his coffees slowly descend 80 feet onto his driveway, lowered at the end of a string. Above him, a drone about the size of a go-cart hummed, closed its cargo doors and then flew off over his house. Coffee delivery by drone…
Mattel launches first Barbie doll made from recycled ocean-bound plastic

Mattel launches first Barbie doll made from recycled ocean-bound plastic

(NEW YORK) -- Barbie is going green! On Thursday, Mattel debuted the company's first fashion doll collection made from recycled ocean-bound plastic. The new collection also includes an accompanying Beach Shack playset and accessories that are also made of 90% recycled plastic. The Barbie Loves the Ocean Collection launch is…
Kohl’s announces two-day sale to ‘wow’ summer shoppers

Kohl’s announces two-day sale to ‘wow’ summer shoppers

(NEW YORK) -- Kohl’s has just announced that it will be joining the biggest summer shopping event of the year along with three other behemoth retailers, Target, Walmart and Amazon. The company announced its new two-day Wow Deals event, which will be happening June 21-22. Kohl’s shoppers can expect to…