Albert Torres

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Inside the depraved world of Silicon Valley tech bros

Clusters of naked bodies writhed in every room of the sumptuous mansion.<p>Some had brought their wives and husbands for the prospect of bedding new …

Edward Snowden's new app turns your old Android device into a stealthy security monitor

If you happen to have an old Android device lying around and a reason to worry about people messing with your business, Edward Snowden has an app for …

Android News

Your worst relationships can be traced back to the 'emotional map' created in childhood

When you think about it, despite feeling difficult, the problems people struggle with in dating sound pretty trivial.<p>For instance, we have been walking and talking our entire lives, yet walking up to an attractive person and opening our mouths to say "hi" can feel impossibly complex to us. People …

Relationships

This star cheated death, exploding again and again

The weirdest supernova ever has lasted more than three years, and may be the third outburst from the same star.

Glitch Upends Grand Theft Auto V World Record Attempt

The Big Score is the sixth and final heist mission in <i>GTA V</i>. If they player selects the “subtle” approach, they’ll need to drive their car onto a …

The History of the Gray Force in Star Wars

On April 14, the first teaser for <i>Star Wars: Episode VIII—The Last Jedi</i> was released. In the trailer, Rey says she sees “light,” “darkness,” and “a …

Why Genghis Khan’s tomb can’t be found

While the great warrior’s tomb may contain treasure from across the ancient Mongol Empire, Mongolians want its location to remain a mystery.<p>This is an outsized land for outsized legends. No roads, no permanent buildings; just unfurling sky, tufted dry grass and streaming wind. We stopped to drink …

Genghis Khan

Combining these 2 theories could give us an actual 'theory of everything’

In the last few decades, researchers have pursued the problem in two separate programs — string theory and loop quantum gravity — that are widely considered incompatible by their practitioners.<p>But now some scientists argue that joining forces is the way forward.<p>Among the attempts to unify quantum …

The biggest question everyone had about R2-D2 in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has finally been answered

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" brought original characters from the "Star Wars" franchise back to the screen, but when R2-D2 finally popped up, the beloved droid was in "low-power mode."<p>The old droid had apparently been in that state since Luke Skywalker disappeared following Kylo Ren's transition …

The Closest Star System To Ours Doesn't Have Any Planets (Yet), After All

If you had looked to the skies just 25 years ago, you’d only be able to wonder about planets around other stars. “They must be there,” you’d reason, “since there’s no way our Solar System is unique in all the galaxy.” But where’s the proof? As the case always is in science, it’s in the data you …

Universe

Scott Weiland, Former Stone Temple Pilots Singer, Dead at 48

Scott Weiland, the instantly recognizable voice behind Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver known for his dynamic stage presence, has died. He was …

Rock Music

Daisy Ridley Says J.J. Abrams Called Her Acting ‘Wooden’ On The Set Of ‘The Force Awakens’

Turns out it wasn’t all fun and games on the set of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. Sure, running around with a BB-8 model looks like nothing but a rollicking good time, but Daisy Ridley admits in a recent interview that J.J. Abrams had some semi-harsh words for her early on in the filming process. On …

5 Signs You’re Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur

Natural entrepreneurs think in the future tense. Being merely up-to-date is to be behind the curve.<p>The beauty of entrepreneurship is that it’s open to anyone. Got an idea and a little ambition? Go for it!<p>But while it takes good, old-fashioned hard work and discipline to run your own business, it’s …

NFL QUARTERBACK POWER RANKINGS: Where all 32 starters stand entering Week 7

Using two different advanced stats and a metric from fantasy football, we came up with a formula to rank all 32 NFL starting quarterbacks.<p>The formula uses Football Outsiders' DYAR metric, ESPN's total QBR metric — both look at a quarterback's overall effectiveness in different ways — and the …

Someone Wore A Hulkbuster Costume To Comic Con, And It Was Obviously Awesome

Tony Stark would be proud.<p>Comic Con returned to New York last week, which meant everyone from superheroes to cartoon characters were roaming the streets and subways.<p>As expected, the costumes were <i>awesome,</i> but one person in particular stood out -- Thomas DePetrillo, who dressed as the "Iron Man …

Comics

Jerry Heller Says Suge Knight “Absolutely, Unquestionably” Put Hit Out On Tupac

Jerry Heller, the former manager of N.W.A, recently revealed his belief that Suge Knight “unquestionably put the hit out” on Tupac Shakur.<p>“He …

The Star Wars Battlefront beta has been extended

Electronic Arts went to Twitter today to announce that they would be extending the free beta period for <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i>.<p>Currently open to all on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC, the <i>Battlefront</i> beta features single-player as well as local multiplayer missions on top of the two online …

The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

Artist's Delicate Paper Zoo Bridges the Gap Between 2D and 3D Art

Paper artist Calvin Nicholls continues to develop a paper zoo that's as diverse as it is beautiful. Using scissors, a scalpel, glue, and an X-ACTO knife, the creator forms intricate paper sculptures that look as though they're about to come alive. He recreates a variety of animals—from birds with …

Bridges

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Astronomers are already planning the next, next Hubble telescope - ExtremeTech

By on July 8, 2015 at 4:48 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) …

Fun Stuff & Cool Things To Buy Online

Are you working your ass off towards further success? Are you a sensible multi-millionaire and won’t squander your hard earned cash on insanely …

Twitter backlash after 'too hot' Marisa Tomei cast as Spider-Man's Aunt May

Comic book fans have taken to Twitter in protest after it was revealed that Oscar-winner Marisa Tomei is in line to star as Spider-Man’s elderly relative Aunt May in the latest big-screen reboot to feature the webslinging superhero.<p>According to some complaints, Tomei, 50, is just too young and …

Comics

B/R NFL 1000: Ranking the Top 101 Cornerbacks from 2014

Link to Media<p>Who is the best player in the NFL? Not based on the last 10 years or one game, but over the last year: Who was the best? Good luck answering that one without starting a fight, right?<p>Well, that's what the NFL 1000 aims to do by scouting, grading and then ranking the best players at each …

NFL

Paying quarterbacks big can make winning in the NFL hard

Finding a winning quarterback is a challenge, but winning with a quarterback after giving him big money is a tough task as well.<p>Finding a good quarterback isn't easy in the NFL and keeping a good quarterback is expensive. Many teams are faced with no choice but to open up the pocketbooks in a big …

NFL

June 2015

Diversity

The Hulk: The Last Angry Man

T<p>he Hulk is sitting in a half-full subway car on a Monday afternoon, wearing thick-rimmed glasses, not taking up too much space, definitely not …

Marvel Universe

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Prevent Self-Pity From Sabotaging Their Success

Whether you’ve failed to close a major deal, or you’re overwhelmed by a looming deadline, throwing a pity party won’t help. In fact, feeling sorry for yourself can become downright self-destructive. It makes overcoming adversity difficult – if not impossible – and it keeps you stuck.<p>Mentally strong …

Self-help

Everything You Need To Know Before 'Game Of Thrones' Returns On Sunday

Since "Game of Thrones" Season 4 ended last year, The Huffington Post has kept you up to date with all the Season 5 spoilers, predictions, episode titles, trailers, clips and news. With the new season just days away, it's time to start refreshing your memory on all things Westeros.<p>Here are the most …

I Wanna Be A Groupie: Famous Rock Bands Get All Their Members' Faces Composited Into One Face

This is the Face Of Rock, a series of photos of famous rock bands represented by a single composite of all the band members' faces. Metallica kinda …

Rock Music