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Tiny ocean creatures can shred a plastic bag into 1.75 million pieces

The ocean's miniature inhabitants can shred a small plastic bag -- the type used to hold groceries -- into 1.75 million microscopic fragments, according to a news study.

Just 15 vehicles met tougher criteria for 2018 IIHS safety picks

Only 15 cars this year met tougher criteria for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating, the group announced Thursday.

TripAdvisor flagging hotels with reported sexual assaults were reported

TripAdvisor is flagging the pages of hotels where sexual assaults are reported.

Snapchat shares drop 16 percent after failing third-quarter expectations

Stock shares for Snap, Inc., the company behind Snapchat, fell 16 percent Tuesday after its third-quarter earnings report shows revenue growth failed to meet expectations.

BMW recalls 1.4M vehicles over fire risk

German automaker BMW announced Friday it is recalling 1.4 million vehicles in North America over fire risks.