For years, social media has been under scrutiny for its ability to quickly spread disinformation. Now experts say that false news about the wildfires on the west coast of America is spreading faster that the fires themselves. Recently a string
Story and video from Storyful A mother duck walked with an animal control officer for over a quarter of a mile as he brought her ducklings to safety in Newark, California. Footage shared by the Newark Police Department on June 29 shows the mother
Story and video from Storyful A melodic 'singing' sound has been recorded near San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. The auditory effect, which drifted across the bay, was captured in this video filmed by local resident Brianne
An off-duty police officer rescued a hiker who was swept into a whirlpool in California. The Madera County Sheriff's Office said the incident began when the 24-year-old man misjudged the flow of the water when walking across Willow Creek
Meghan Markle held up the copy of Duck! Rabbit! which had a sticker on which said Archie's Book Club.
A young man is seen standing on the ledge of a building, apparently threatening to jump. The tense moment is filmed in downtown Los Angeles, California, as police try to coax him down. He eventually runs down the side of the building, where
An Apple engineer who died when his Tesla Model X hit a concrete barrier on a Silicon Valley freeway had complained before his death that the SUV's Autopilot system would malfunction in the area where the crash happened, according to
Online, people are objecting that Kamala Harris's nickname is sexist and racist, and that it reduces the California senator to a "female version" of a male leader.
"During the routine CT scan, they found abnormalities in my brain. Later that night, they told me, ‘I’m sorry, you have a brain tumour.'"
Brett Phillips decided to go that extra mile for his psychology students, sharing a list of ‘101 ways to cope with stress’ with his class. One pupil at the school in Oxnard, California, was so touched by the gesture that she shared the list on Twitter, where it’s since gone viral. Alina Ramirez marked out the points that meant the most to her with a yellow highlighter.
When I was 11 years old, Britney Spears released her debut movie ‘Crossroads’ and I vowed to go on a road trip across the United States of America someday. Like most holidays, it began with a lot of planning. I started doing some research into the best airlines to fly long-haul with and came across Air New Zealand and its rather snazzy sounding 'Space Seat’ in Premium Economy. Some 12 hours later, I landed on Californian soil and was able to get a shuttle directly from LAX airport to my designated car rental branch, where I opted to spare no cost in a bid to look as cool as possible and hired a gorgeous white, convertible Mustang. After all, if I was going to pretend that I was Britney Spears circa 2002 for 21 days I was certainly going to do it in style.
Waking up on a rainy Friday morning to see social media filled with posts about celebrities making their way to Coachella, the Californian festival filled with the most fashionable of famous people, did not do my migraine any favours.