black box

air travel

Here's why the U.S. waited to ground the Boeing planes

Some experts suggest that the FAA’s close links to the airline industry make it look like the delay was politically influenced.
David Gilbert
3.14.19
News

How ‘Black Boxes’ In Autonomous Cars Will Be Used to Blame Humans

Is that a bad thing, though?
Jordan Pearson
7.20.16
Music

What Do Machines Hear When They Listen to Music?

We're closer to finding out.
Jordan Pearson
7.14.16
Europe

Wreckage from the missing EgyptAir jet has been found

The wreckage could lead investigators to the plane's flight data recorder, providing additional clues about what caused the mysterious crash.
VICE News
6.15.16
Europe

EgyptAir Remains May Suggest Blast Happened on Board, but No Explosive Traces Found so Far

One Egyptian expert says the size of human remains retrieved from the crashed flight suggest there was an explosion on board, but another said it was too early to say what brought the plane down.
Reuters News Agency
5.24.16
Europe

French Investigators Offer First Clues About Final Moments Before EgyptAir Crash

France's air accident investigation agency says the missing jet sent a series of signals indicating that smoke had been detected on board before it crashed.
Reuters and VICE News
5.21.16
house

The Ten Best Samples in the History of House Music

From Black Box to Studio Barnhus, we take a look at how pretty much every house record you love is built around a sample or two.
Josh Baines & Angus Harrison
2.3.16
Australia

Answers to the Malaysian Airline Mystery Still Lie on the Ocean Floor

Newly found wreckage, the first breakthrough in the search for MH370, might not be such a breakthrough after all.
Geraldine Cremin
8.4.15
Europe

Germanwings Co-Pilot Was Treated for Suicidal Tendencies in the Past, Say Investigators

Prosecutors have revealed that Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of Germanwings flight 4U9525, which crashed last week killing 150 people, had past treatment for suicidal tendencies.
Jenna Corderoy
3.30.15
asia & pacific

The Fuselage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Has Been Found in the Java Sea

Most of the victims' bodies have yet to be recovered, but the main section of the plane that crashed into the sea on December 28 has now been located.
Maddie Smith
1.14.15
asia & pacific

Video: Downed AirAsia Flight's Black Boxes Have Been Found by Divers

Indonesian investigators also suggested the plane may have exploded directly before impact, though another official from the country suggested that was mere speculation.
Sally Hayden
1.12.15
News

America Loves This Dutch Cocaine Warning Sign

Amsterdam's relaxed approach to drug enforcement shows how harm reduction policies can work.
Mike Pearl
12.4.14
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