Crowdsourced navigation app Waze blamed for creating traffic jams on side streets

While the highways in L.A. are notorious for creating huge bumper-to-bumper traffic jams, residents of the city are beginning to find local roads filled with cars, all heading in the same direction. As a result, usually less traveled roads like Baxter Street, one of the steepest streets in the U.S., is also filled with traffic. Most drivers aren’t used to the street’s roller coaster like grade, (at 30%, it’s steeper than most streets in San Francisco) and this has led  to the occurrence of numerous accidents.

L.A. residents like Jeff Hartman blame navigation apps in general, …


Streets of Rage brawler is the latest mobile game joining the SEGA Forever collection

SEGA Forever collection, your go-to place for classic mobile games, has just become bigger with the addition of a new title: Streets of Rage. The classic brawler is now available for free in the Google Play Store and App Store, but it features in-app purchases.

However, the in-app purchases are limited to cloud saves and ad-free gameplay. If you want these two features to become available, you’ll have to pay $1.99.

Streets of Rage is classic brawler developed by SEGA that was launched back in 1991. The mobile version comes with haptic and controller support …

1955: Walking the streets of Belfast, shipbuilding capital of the world

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The cargo ship Foylebank under construction at the Harland & Wolff shipyard. The ship was later renamed Patroclos.

IMage: Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the city of Belfast in Northern Ireland emerged as one of the shipbuilding capitals of the world.

The sprawling Harland & Wolff shipyards cranked out thousands of Navy cruisers, monitors, aircraft carriers and civilian ocean liners, including one famously massive and ill-fated one.

In 1955, Picture Post photographer Bert Hardy visited the city, wandering the bustling shipyards and lively streets. Read more…

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