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NEW YORK — Each night, people in apartments all over New York City are cleaning up, putting out fresh towels and clearing out — to rent their private space to strangers from around the world.
FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2010 file photo, master diagnostic technician Kurt Juergens, of Foxborough, Mass., uses a laptop computer to diagnose and repair the brake system on a 2010 Toyota Prius in the repair shop of a Toyota dealership, in Norwood, Mass. A pair of hackers maneuvered their way into the computer systems of a 2010 Toyota Prius and 2010 Ford Escape through a port used by mechanics. The hackers showed that they could slam on the brakes at freeway speeds, jerk the steering wheel or even shut down the engine, all from their laptop computers. The work demonstrates vulnerabilities with the growing number of car computers, about 20 on older models and up to 70 on sophisticated luxury cars. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Nick Selby delivered the convocation speech to the incoming freshman class at Georgia Tech that has gone viral on YouTube.
Two futures await hockey player Lyndsey Fry. There’s the immediate future, the one defined by the months the Chandler native and Harvard forward will spend in Massachusetts training with her Team USA teammates as they aim for gold at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, this February. There’s still one last tryout session left in December — only 21 players will join USA and Harvard coach Katey Stone for the Eurasian trip — but she’s taken a year sabbatical from Harvard to give this rare chance, one that would make her the first Arizonan to play Olympic hockey, her best shot.
I’ve been thinking about the sorry state of American culture, and that made me reminisce about the Cold War.
The soon-to-open Wilkes University branch in Mesa is organizing a graduate information session on Aug. 15 for people interested in pursuing an advanced degree.
Years of hard work, preparation and planning in Mesa will fall into place in a matter of weeks as the city’s newest colleges and universities welcome students.
Homes being built in one particular Hudson Valley, N.Y., cul-de-sac offer prospective buyers wooded lots, pretty views and — oh yes — the promise of thumbing your nose at the power utility.
SALINAS, Calif. — On a windy morning in California's Salinas Valley, a tractor pulled a wheeled, metal contraption over rows of budding iceberg lettuce plants. Engineers from Silicon Valley tinkered with the software on a laptop to ensure the machine was eliminating the right leafy buds.
You get an email with a plea for money from a loved one offering a great deal on magazines. Do they raise a red flag?
If your Independence Day plans include a road trip within the state or to a destination elsewhere in the country, the Arizona Department of Transportation urges you to take some safety steps before heading out on the highway.
Mesa Chamber of Commerce board member Kevin Thompson announced his intent to run for the Mesa City Council in a press release released last week.
PHOENIX — Obstacle course runners start on their feet, but eventually end up on their stomachs, sides, even backs at they clamber through mud, over shipping containers, across netting made of mangled ropes.
The number of hybrid cars in the U.S. will triple by 2015, according to J.D. Power and Associates. This change in demand and technology requires a new skill set from today’s mechanics. The premise is that drivers around the world will continue trading gas guzzling, big-body cars for lighter, more fuel-efficient vehicles that are easier on the pockets and the environment.
A helicopter took off one recent Wednesday morning from Mesa’s Falcon Field for a nearly two-hour flight around Arizona.
Gilbert's Campo Verde High School will give diplomas to 455 students this year. Students earned more than $9.7 million in scholarships.
Gilbert Classical Academy will graduate 37 students in its Class of 2013.
Many of us are familiar with keyless entry -- where a vehicle recognizes when you get close to your car, and unlocks the door.
Mention the name Leonardo da Vinci and what comes to mind? The “Mona Lisa” or “The Last Supper” most likely. While it is for these works the Renaissance artist and inventor is best known, his portfolio of brilliance is much broader, as the Arizona Science Center portrays in its new exhibit “Da Vinci — The Genius.”
When the 1985 yellow fire truck donated by Rural Metro pulled into the garage bay at EVIT, about a dozen students climbed on board eager to start their hands-on study of the big vehicle in Diesel Technology class.