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Hands-on: Samsung Gear VR unboxing and impressions

I’ve long be intrigued about the potential of virtual reality, and as such, I’ve been dying to try the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive. Sadly, I’ve yet to have the opportunity to try either.<p>I humbly settled on Google Cardboard, which is a nice novelty, but a less than ideal experience. For all that …

Virtual Reality

Broncos D dominates Panthers in 24-10 Super Bowl win

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career.<p>Von Miller and the …

NFL

Photographing sensuality in post-Soviet Russia

Today’s Russia is not the best place for artists exploring the themes of the body and sexuality. The government’s crackdown on homosexualism and the rise of traditional values create a nervously conservative atmosphere. Behind the conservatism, however, is a generation of young people who have …

How Isis hijacked pop culture, from Hollywood to video games

Their films use the high-production standards seen in gaming and action movies in their quest to appeal and appal. But they’re not the only ones who have had that idea<p>A recent, wearyingly grim clip from Islamic State shows six armed children sweeping a castle in search of bound hostages. One by …

Call of Duty

NASA's Curiosity Rover Snaps Another Stunning 'Selfie' On Mars

#humblebrag.<p>NASA's Curiosity Mars rover just loves a good selfie.<p>The car-sized explorer took time out from its busy sand scooping and sieving schedule to snap yet another self-portrait on Mars.<p>The spectacular image -- perhaps the ultimate humble brag -- is a composite of 57 photographs it took of …

Mars Rover

How Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella did what Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates couldn’t

It's been an eventful couple of years.<p>Microsoft has grown its crucial cloud business, released Windows 10 to a much better reception than its loathed predecessor, launched a bunch of great apps for iPhone and Android, and generally made people like it a lot more.<p>But the real victory of Satya …

Windows 10

iPhone 7 Plus Likely to Have Dual-Lens Camera Based on LinX Technology

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a research note obtained by <i>MacRumors</i> that predicts two 5.5-inch versions of the "iPhone 7 Plus" are in development, one with a single iSight rear-facing camera and another boasting a dual-camera design.<p>The rumored iPhone 7 Plus model with a dual-lens …

Mobile Technology

One shot dead as FBI arrests Oregon occupation leader, others | Reuters

(Reuters) - One protester was shot dead and eight others were arrested on Tuesday after authorities confronted members of an armed group that has staged a month-long occupation of a federal wildlife reserve in Oregon, activists and officials said.<p>The FBI said gunshots rang out after officers …

Forests

Apple shares fall most in two years in wake of earnings report | Reuters

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) shares fell more than 6.5 percent on Wednesday, the biggest percentage drop in two years, after the company reported its slowest-ever rise in iPhone shipments and forecast that quarterly sales for the current period would post the first drop in 13 years.<p>An Apple logo …

IT

Penthouse magazine ends print edition after 50 years in publishing

The publication will live on in a digital format<p>It's another notch on the internet's bedpost: <i>Penthouse</i> magazine is ending its print edition after more than a half a century on the newsstand. The publication will continue in a digital format only, with parent company FriendFinder Networks saying the …

Is it okay for vegetarians to eat jellyfish? Dean Burnett

Vegetarianism may seem straightforward, but when you get down to the scientific details, it becomes less clear. With advancements in food technology, it’s likely to get even more confusing<p>Would you eat a jellyfish? The most likely answer would be “no; they look disgusting. And they’re probably …

Immune System

President Obama Says FBI Taking Over San Bernardino Shooting Investigation

President Obama said Thursday he is handing the San Bernardino massacre investigation over to the FBI.<p>“At this stage we do not yet know why this terrible event occurred,” Obama said. “It is possible this was terrorist-related ... it is possible this was workplace-related.”<p>But, the president said, …

Gun Control

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for the elderly to flipping burgers, according to a new study.<p>Robot doctors and lawyers? It’s a change …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple Has Already Improved the Apple TV in a Big Way

The newest Apple TV has only been available to purchase since Oct. 26, but Apple has already added an improvement that makes it easier to find new …

The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

20 Vintage Inventions That Are Actually Borderline Genius

Some things should just stay in the past...

Inventions

The 5 coolest smartphone hardware innovations we’ve seen this year

While we often hear that smartphones have gotten “boring,” the truth is that 2015 has been a tremendous year for smartphone hardware innovation. We …

6 high-tech bikes that bring cycling to a new level

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>For cyclists who want to go farther, ride faster and look cooler doing it, there are a lot of options on the market when it comes to high-end bikes. This week we're gawking over a few of the world's most technologically enhanced cycles. Some are electric hybrids; some transform for …

Why The Walking Dead’s Morgan May Be the Most Dangerous Threat Yet

Tonight’s episode may have just set off a major domino effect.<p>Season 6, Episode 4 of <i>The Walking Dead,</i> titled “Here’s Not Here,” was not just an artful character study on how Morgan the Unhinged became Morgan the Stick-Wielding Pacifist. It was also a preview of how he could destroy all of …

The Walking Dead

Willie Nelson Wants to Wage War on Big Pot

It’s no secret that Willie Nelson is one of the strongest supporters of marijuana legalization, but now that 23 states have approved some form of …

Upcoming Galaxy Alpha benchmark results leak, suggest full HD screen and octa-core Exynos chip in mid-range package

Value for money in the smartphone industry has never been as good as it is now. As OnePlus revealed last week, it’s possible to bring specifications which we’d have considered top-tier just 12-18 months ago and sell them in a device half the price of today’s flagship phones. Samsung, it seems, is …

Phones

Facebook is fighting to become more like Twitter

Facebook is looking for new ways to get users to share more, rather than just consume content, in a push that seemingly puts it in more direct rivalry with Twitter.<p>It’s a strange paradigm, but some studies have shown that Facebook has become a place to passively consume, rather than actively share …

TV shows

Snapchat tells everyone to chill out over its new privacy policy

A few days ago, Snapchat updated its terms of use and privacy policy with some broadly-worded clauses that sent the internet into a tailspin. If you read it one way, you'd think that the firm would begin stockpiling your genital selfies, share them with the world and not even delete the pic on …

Google’s latest app tells friends when you're free to do something

Who’s Down app for Android and iPhone acts as virtual notice board for friends to signal when they’re free for an impromptu meet up, activity or gaming session<p>Is talking to people to tell them that you’re available to socialise too much effort for you? There’s an app for that.<p>Google’s new Who’s …

Apps

It’s Star Wars v Hunger Games in a box office battle – but don’t rule out 007

Fittingly, given the epic fights waged by their protagonists, only one can triumph. But will it be Katniss Everdeen, the heroine of <i>Mockingjay Part 2</i>, the final instalment of the <i>Hunger Games</i> series, or Princess Leia, who returns with Han Solo and Luke Skywalker in the latest Star Wars movie, <i>The</i> …

Movies

What you can watch on Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast and Android TV

The mainstream video streamers offer hundreds of entertainment apps, from DirecTV Now to Netflix to Nick Jr. to NBC News to NHL, and the list is growing all the time. Here's a big chart showing which of the top 75-odd apps are available on which device.<p><i>Updated December 7 to cover DirecTV Now and</i> …

Rob Zombie shares the ultimate Halloween playlist

Rob Zombie knows a thing or two about getting spooky — peep these album names from his time as White Zombie frontman as well as a solo act:</i> …

Horror

'Walking Dead' Star Scores Biker Reality Show on AMC

<i>The Walking Dead</i>'s Norman Reedus will host a new reality series that explores motorcycle culture in various American cities, scheduled to premiere on …

The Walking Dead

Police officers and their unions should face the same scrutiny as teachers

It is not acceptable to demand that teachers bear the burden of fixing the education system and yet allow our police departments to remain as they are<p>When will anti-union forces hold the police to the same standards that they hold teachers? Teachers’ unions have been demonized by Republicans for …

Education

Why Angry Men Are More Influential Than Angry Women

Righteous anger is one of Hollywood’s favorite devices for delineating an inspirational figure. Atticus Finch has it in <i>To Kill A Mockingbird</i>, Peter …