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Samsung Suddenly 'Confirms' Radical New Galaxy

While Samsung ‘accidents’ (1,2,3,4,5) did more to leak the Galaxy Note 9 than any industry-insider, now the company’s CEO has taken things to the next level by officially confirming the most radical Galaxy smartphone yet…<p>Samsung CEO DJ Koh has confirmed the company is not just developing a Galaxy …

Galaxy Note

Nearly 80 people collapse in single park from synthetic marijuana K2 overdoses

Nearly 80 people have collapsed in or near a park in the U.S. after suffering overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana.<p>People were seen dropping …

New Haven

Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican expressed "shame and sorrow" Thursday over a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in six dioceses in that state, calling the abuse "criminally and morally reprehensible" and saying Pope Francis wants to eradicate "this …

Pope Francis

15 Milky Way Photography Examples That Will Blow Your Mind

Looking at well done Milky Way photography examples is something that is almost guaranteed to motivate you to go out and try to get these types of …

Photography

'Entry-Level' 13-inch MacBook, Redesigned iPad Pros With Faster 18W USB-C Charger Coming in September, But no New iPad Mini

Apple will launch its much-rumored "entry-level" MacBook in September, according to a report by <i>DigiTimes</i> outlining Apple's upcoming product launches. The website says the new MacBook will be priced at $1200, according to industry sources, and will be powered by 14-nanometer Kaby Lake CPU …

MacBook Air

Pentagon says China military 'likely training for strikes' on US targets

China's military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while "likely training for strikes" against the United States and its allies, a …

Military

The 20-Year Patent on Teledildonics Has Expired

The 1998 patent on "interactive virtual control of sexual aids" has expired, but that doesn't mean we should have a sex toy free-for-all.<p>On August 17, 1998, three men applied for a patent that envisioned how the future might fuck, before we even had the technology to apply it. Today, it’s …

Augmented Reality

Trump says he canceled military parade over 'ridiculously high' cost estimate

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump sought to cast blame Friday for the cancellation of his planned military parade on Washington city council officials, saying they had inflated the cost.<p>Soon after the President tweeted, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser claimed she "got thru" to Trump about costs for the …

Donald Trump

Shia LaBeouf, Sleazelord, Eats a Steak Bare Handed in a Suit

If you think you can make him use cutlery, you don't understand the Summer of Sleaze.<p>Shia LaBeouf, your timing is impeccable.<p>Just as we at Esquire named the summer of 2018 The Summer of Sleaze, the menswear god and Sleaze Mt. Rushmore shoe-in got himself photographed in quite the sleaze-adjacent …

Donald Trump Jr

Disney won't be hiring James Gunn back to direct Guardians Vol. 3

It's been a long month of back-and-forth rumors and reports since Disney made the decision to fire James Gunn from the <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> …

Marvel Studios

Selena Gomez Flaunts Major Cleavage & Plump Lips In Bikini Pic — Showing Justin What He’s Missing?

Selena Gomez took to Instagram on Aug. 15 to post a series of fun-loving pics, including a sexy close-up of herself that reflected her confidence by …

Grab This Free Steam PC Game Fast

As is often the case on the deals side of the video game world, it's a good time to be a PC gamer. Right now you can head over to Steam and download Insurgency for free. It's only free until August 15, but if you grab the game before it goes back to full price, you can keep it and play it …

Indie Gaming

The Most Controversial Horror Movies Ever

The horror genre is one of the most controversial storytelling styles in the world. The whole genre is based on the most terrible things that people …

Horror

World's first fully digital valves open up engine possibilities

British company Camcon Automotive has built the first fully electronic engine valve system, uncoupled from the crankshaft, that offers unprecedented …

Engines

Family of a man who stole and crashed a plane is 'stunned and heartbroken'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Relatives of Richard Russell say they are "stunned and heartbroken" after the airline worker stole a passenger plane Friday from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and was killed when he crashed 25 miles away.<p>"This is a complete shock to us," the family said in a statement Saturday …

Airplanes

Samsung announces Spotify deal: Expect Spotify on your fridge too

• Samsung has announced a new agreement with streaming music service Spotify during its Unpacked press event.<br>• The partnership will allow Spotify songs to transfer seamlessly across Samsung Galaxy phones, tablets and smartwatches.<br>• It will also connect to Samsung smart TVs and the upcoming Galaxy Home …

Galaxy Note

Israeli airstrikes flatten cultural centre in Gaza strip as Hamas seeks truce | The Cube

Conflicting reports on Thursday said a late-night truce, brokered by Egypt, had been agreed between Israeli authorities and militant group Hamas, following two days of violence in the Gaza strip. Reuters quoted Palestinian authorities on the agreed ceasefire; however, multiple reports cited …

Israel

Galaxy Note 9 vs. last year’s iPhone X: Benchmark scores tell a very sad tale

Samsung on Thursday finally took the wraps off of its newest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 9. Of course anyone who follows any tech news …

Phones

The nation's cartoonists on the week in politics

Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage …

Salt Lake City

Comic Artist Shows How To Get A Boyfriend And Many Find It Hilariously Accurate

Mary Park, better known by her alter-ego Murrz, is back with another one of her signature sweet and relatable comics, this time giving hilarious …

Comics

Broadcom co-founder arrested in Las Vegas on drug trafficking charges

Tech billionaire and Broadcom co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III was arrested this week in a Las Vegas hotel room on suspicion of drug trafficking, jail records show.<p>Authorities responded to a call from the Encore hotel Tuesday night regarding contraband in one of its rooms, the Las Vegas …

Crime

Intel's first 'ruler' SSD holds 32TB

Intel has unsheathed its first "ruler" SSD, a bizarre device with a 12-inch long housing and colossal amount of storage. Intel created the new form factor last year to cram as much storage as possible into a "1U" server form factor, with optimal thermal efficiency. The DC P4500 is the first drive …

Intel Corporation

Japanese Porn's Most Infamous Vehicle

In Japan, there one vehicle that if you see it rocking on the Tokyo streets, you should definitely not going a-knocking.<p>Run by a Japanese porn …

Japan

NZXT announces the H700 Nuka-Cola, a Fallout-themed computer case

NZXT is well-known in the custom PC world for making quality cases and now motherboards. Another thing NZXT made a name for itself through was custom-themed computer cases. Well, the company is back at it again with a custom H700 to help you survive in a post-nuclear apocalyptic wasteland through …

LED Lighting

Microsoft’s undersea data center now has a webcam with fish swimming past 27.6 petabytes of data

Any fin is possible<p>If you’ve always wanted to watch fish swim past a data center with 27.6 petabytes of storage, stop surfing around as today is your lucky day. Microsoft has taken the oppor-tuna-ty to install a webcam next to its undersea data center, offering live views of just how well the metal …

Scotland

Saudi Arabia crucified a man in Mecca while aggressively calling out Canada over human rights

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia executed a man by crucifixion in the holy city of Mecca on Wednesday amid waging a public-relations battle with Canada over human rights.<p>The man, Elias Abulkalaam Jamaleddeen, was accused of murder, theft, and attempted rape, according to Bloomberg.<p>Saudi Arabia, ruled by …

Human Rights

Saudi Arabia halts all medical treatment for citizens in Canada

Riyadh's move comes after Ottawa denounced a crackdown on human rights activists in the kingdom.<p>Saudi Arabia barred all citizens from receiving medical treatment in Canada as a diplomatic dispute over criticism of its human rights record intensifies.<p>Riyadh also announced it is coordinating the …

Human Rights

New Wi-Fi attack cracks WPA2 passwords with ease

The common Wi-Fi security standard is no longer as secure as you think.<p>A new way to compromise the WPA/WPA2 security protocols has been accidentally …

Information Systems

Apple crushed Alex Jones — then tossed him a lifeline

Why Apple might be getting more credit for banning Infowars than it deserves<p>Alex Jones’ fate was decided over the weekend, when Apple CEO Tim Cook and his vice president of software and services, Eddy Cue, met to talk about it. So says Dylan Byers in his daily newsletter, Pacific, which lays out …

Internet