Arnþórr Karlsson Ørnström

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2018 has been deadlier for schoolchildren than service members

<i>This article has been updated.</i><p>The school shooting near Houston on Friday bolstered a stunning statistic: More people have been killed at schools this year than have been killed while serving in the military.<p>Initial estimates put the number killed at Santa Fe High School at eight. (The death toll …

Guns

Cool Interior Designs Illustrate The Versatility Of A Mezzanine Floor

The idea of having a mezzanine space seems a bit obscure mostly because the mezzanine area is neither a separate floor like all the others nor a …

Congress just legalized sex censorship: What to know

One week ago, the worst possible legislation curtailing free speech online passed and sex censorship bill FOSTA-SESTA is on its way to be signed into law by Trump.<p>Hours after the announcement, everything from the mere discussion of sex work to client screening and safe advertising networks began …

Hands on with the Nokia 1, Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 8 Sirocco

Article Contents<p>1 Nokia 6 (2018)<br>• 2 Nokia 7 Plus<br>• 3 Nokia 8 Sirocco<br>• 4 Nokia 1<p>The Nokia phone brand has been on quite a journey since its heyday in the …

Hands-on with Nokia’s new lineup from MWC 2018

HMD Global had a great start with their Nokia line up last year, and it looks like they are keen not to lose any of that momentum. At MWC, the company is announcing a line up of five new phones for 2018… and there are some really interesting designs and features here to delve into.<p>Here’s what we …

Nokia's new affordable smartphones prioritize design

Generating hype around the Nokia brand with retro-inspired feature phones is all well and good, but that doesn't necessarily result in people opening their wallets. And to best cash in on any interest, you need a little something for everyone. To that end, HMD Global has announced a number of new …

Nokia 8 Sirocco is the swanky flagship we've been waiting for

With its curving glass and waterproof design, the Nokia 8 Sirocco gives us a lot to be excited about.<p>Read our full review of the Nokia 8 Sirocco, the latest Nokia phone from HMD Global.<p>The Nokia 8 may have been a decent all-rounder, but it didn't have the visual pizzazz that a flagship needs. With …

Phones

Nokia’s banana phone from The Matrix is back

Ring ring ring ring ring ring ring banana phone<p>Back in 1999, Keanu Reeves was famous for playing Neo in <i>The Matrix</i>, and not for looking sad on a bench. Nokia was also the “world’s leading mobile phone supplier” back then, and it used this popularity to feature its Nokia 8110 “banana phone” in <i>The</i> …

Yuppies are not hipsters, and most of what you think is part of “hipster culture” is probably wrong

Me: Dude, why would you write a post to mull over the definition of “hipster”? That’s dumb. A waste of time. Think about it: It’s 2018, and hipster …

GIF Animations

Understanding the Media’s Ugly Weekend

What’s behind the fawning over North Korea — one of the world’s most brutal regimes?<p>When it comes to whitewashing North Korea, one mainstream-media …

North Korea

Our Useful Idiot Media Cannot Help Themselves

You may have noticed over this Olympic weekend that the establishment media gave a big thumbs-up to the North Korean propaganda effort led by Kim …

North Korea

Nvidia is going to have to prove it's not just a cryptocurrency company (NVDA)

• <b>Cryptocurrencies exploded in price last quarter, which likely boosted GPU sales for Nvidia.</b>• <b><br>The company will likely beat earnings expectations because of the cryptocurrency boost, but investors will be looking for a big beat to move shares higher.</b>• <b><br>Watch Nvidia trade in real time here.</b><p>Cryptocurrencies …

Border agents may have violated court orders while enforcing Trump travel ban

Customs and Border Protection agents were "caught by surprise" by President Trump's original travel ban against majority-Muslim nations and may have violated two separate court orders while implementing it, a government report released Friday concluded.<p>A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) …

Immigration

Trump’s refusal to take responsibility is a deep moral failure

If Trump won't take responsibility for a grieving widow's loss, what will he take responsibility for?<p>President Trump doesn’t take responsibility. For anything.<p>He didn't take responsibility for the death of Sgt. La David Johnson, a Green Beret killed during a counterterror operation on the border …

CEO Jack Dorsey is promising (again) to improve Twitter’s abuse and safety rules

We’ve seen this before.<p>In a Friday night tweetstorm, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey made a familiar pledge: He’s going to clean up Twitter so users don’t have to deal with abuse or threats or harassment. And it’s going to happen as soon as next week.<p>“We see voices being silenced on Twitter every day. …

AT&T Primetime

<b>Pros</b><p>Cellular connectivity. Good display. Long battery life. Relatively affordable.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Lots of bloatware.<p><b>Bottom Line</b><p>If you need cellular connectivity …

A Tiny House with a Unique (& Clever!) Bedroom Solution

There's a problem frequently encountered by designers of very small houses, which is that beds are very nice to have while sleeping, but, even when …

Tillerson: U.S. is in direct contact with North Korea, is ‘probing’ talks

BEIJING — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States is in direct contact with North Korea and is looking into whether Kim Jong Un is open to talks.<p>The comment, made during a brief trip to China, was the first time the Trump administration acknowledged direct communication with …

North Korea

Here’s why the USB port built into your car charges so agonizingly slow

There’s a USB port on the center console of my 2015 Mazda3, right beneath the stereo — it’s really well located. Get in the car, plug in your cell …

275 Sq. Ft. Tiny House with Roof-Top Deck

This is a 275 sq. ft. tiny house located in Cedar Hill, Texas. It was designed by Brian Crabb of Viva Collectiv. Please enjoy, learn more, and …

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The Tiny House That's Unlike Any Tiny House We've Seen

Maybe you've seen a lot of tiny houses (I know I have), but I bet you've never seen one quite like this. Mississippi couple Breck and Kelsey wanted …

Americans Say Civility Has Worsened Under Trump; Trust In Institutions Down

As Americans prepare to celebrate the country's 241st birthday, they believe the overall tone and level of civility between Democrats and Republicans in the nation's capital has gotten worse since the election of President Trump last year, a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds. The same survey …

Republicans

Tiny house draws on childhood for inspiration

The Miter Box<p>For sale: $35,000<p>When Derin Williams was a kid, his crayon-house creations turned out the way you might expect: a triangle roof with a small window and a door.<p>As co-owner of Shelter Wise, the Portland, Oregon, resident has now made a career of bringing his childhood drawings to …

Why is the Japanese diet so healthy?

The Japanese have long been revered and studied for their long life expectancy, which is higher than almost anywhere else in the world. So why is the …

10 incredible tiny houses in Japan: a photo tour

Despite being known as the office video game nerd here at <i>RocketNews24</i>, one of my secret passions is architecture. But not just any old architecture, …

A Tiny Home Like You’ve Never Seen Before

When you think of a tiny house, the first image to pop into your head might be one of a small, rectangular home on wheels. However, we know that tiny …

Interior Design

Inside a Tiny House That Actually Has Room for Guests

There are two (!!) bedrooms in a very tidy 184 square feet.<p>One downside (or upside, depending how you look at it) of downsizing to a tiny house is no longer hosting overnight guests. There's simply no room for extra bodies when you're already scrambling to fit the kitchen sink.<p>Meet the answer to …

Futuro House was a tiny house before tiny houses were a thing

The Futuro House was designed by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen and was intended for use as a prefabricated ski cabin that would be "quick to heat …

England

Soothe Your Soul in This Teeny Tiny Minimalist Hut

Called a "spirit shelter," the diminutive space is designed to be a meditative escape.<p>You might daydream about running away from the everyday grind to commune with nature, but sacrificing all of home's creature comforts can be tough to swallow. (We're just not tent people around here.) Enter the …