Ed Atienza

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10 Of The Most Fabulous Housing Designs Of 2014

From a house dangling off a cliff to an apartment designed to make friends, here are the most ingenious residential designs of the year.<p>Not everyone can live in a one-of-a-kind, architect-designed home, but there is no shortage of spectacular designs that make us wish we did, whether it’s a …

Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

Here's The Biggest Mystery In Tech As We Head Into 2015

There's always going to be other mysteries and surprises, but for the most part, we have a sense of how things are going to work out for the other companies.<p>Google will do Google-y things.<br>• Facebook will keep cranking.<br>• Twitter will fight to get new users.<br>• Amazon will keep losing money.<br>• Microsoft will …

Smartwatches

Guy drives to Temecula to fight someone over a Kobe Bryant Twitter argument on Christmas

Or: CHRISTMAS IN TEMECULA.<p><i>Christmas NBA games weren't bad, but NBA Twitter dominated the holiday. HoopsCritic blogger and Celtics fan James H -- aka @SnottieDrippen -- got in a Kobe Bryant-related Twitter argument with a user named @MyTweetsRealAF. It progressed like any normal NBA argument, then</i> …

The Magic of Trading, or: How I Got a $2,100 Canon 85mm f/1.2L II for Just $145

I got a $2,100 Canon 85mm f/1.2L for $145 earlier this year. To be honest, it was more like $145 plus a couple trips to Starbucks, but it was still a …

Kobe's body is making the decision Kobe's mind won't, which is great for the Lakers

Kobe Bryant excused himself from the Los Angeles Lakers for the second consecutive game. The Lakers trounced the Golden State Warriors in Kobe’s absence the first time around. This time, against the Chicago Bulls on Christmas, the Lakers fell. Hard.<p>A 113-93 pounding took place as the Black Mamba …

Black-on-Black Racism: The Hazards of Implicit Bias

How the politics of respectability twists society<p>In his year-end press conference, President Obama was asked about the state of black America. He responded by saying blacks are “better off than they were,” but juxtaposed that with the lingering issues evinced in the recent tragic police encounters …

Facebook facing class-action lawsuit over unauthorized message scanning

We know: Despite its best attempts at proving otherwise, Facebook and privacy have an oil/water reputation -- the latest legal news regarding the company won't help that any, either. A California judge recently ruled that The Social Network will face a class-action lawsuit following accusations …

The Pitchfork Guide to New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve is the biggest party night of the year. Naturally, there are tons of concerts going on all around the globe. Below, we've rounded up a list of some of your various options, from the Dismemberment Plan playing in (the ice of) Boston to Blood Orange in L.A., from Danny Brown, Hudson …

Samsung's take on Android L looks very familiar

You've probably seen plenty of Google's stock Android L interface by now, but custom interfaces are another story. What will the OS look like when device makers get hold of it? If <i>SamMobile</i>'s experience with an early, leaked version of Samsung's TouchWiz software is any indication, it will be... …

Fan Dies at Electric Daisy Carnival

A 24-year-old man died on Saturday morning at the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. The <i>Los Angeles Times</i> reports that the man, identified as …

Best Western Hotel Stripped Of Brand Name After Rejecting Boy Who Uses Service Dog

WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports<p>A Louisiana Best Western hotel that rejected a family with a service dog may get permanently terminated from the brand it represents.<p>Beau Vaughn has a rare type of epilepsy that requires him to always be accompanied by his assistance dog, …

Data And Your Doctor Are Coming Together To Revolutionize Health Care

• What was your blood pressure this morning?<br>• Which hospital in your area has a) the lowest cost for emergency visits, b) the best safety record, c) the …

Health Care

Why Tim Cook Wants Apple To Make An iWatch

Specifically, it says that "Mr. Cook appears to be interested in the smartwatch's broader implications — for instance, that a watch might monitor heart rate and other vital measures, thus improving health and limiting doctor visits, according to these people."<p>An iWatch with health monitoring …

Apple

Jamaica's rare wildlife – in pictures

The Portland Bight protected area is home to the iconic Jamaican iguana and 20 other endangered species. Its fragile coastal ecosystem and wildlife faces the risk of being lost for ever as Jamaica approves a Chinese company to build a port. Photographs by Robin Moore

10 Brilliant Grilling Secrets

Master the art of grilling with these tips.<p>If you can reliably grill a steak to medium-rare or a sausage until it’s just ready to burst, then you’re …

Cooking Persian rice: An art form developed over thousands of years

Grilled Flap Meat - Asian-Style Meat Salad with Grilled Flap Steak

This 'Soul Food' Burrito Is Stuffed with Mac and Cheese

Because novelty hamburgers have apparently run their course, a Mission-style burrito restaurant in San Francisco is dishing out a novelty version of grab-and-go wrap: Behold the "<b>Soulrrito</b>," a soul food/Mexican mash-up that stuffs tri-tip steak, yams, collard greens, and a <b>salsa-infused</b> …

Google Patents A Laptop With A Built-In Smartphone, Let The Chromebook And Android Speculation Begin

Asus has lately become the king of anime-style transforming electronics, with their Transformer tablet line and Padfone devices. It looks like Google …

10 Luxury Hotels for Long Weekends

Get out of town! No, really. There's always a long weekend on the horizon, so here's 10 of the best places across four regions -- North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific -- for a short but sumptuous escape where you're guaranteed to get spoiled rotten. Think private pools, spa …

Luxury Lifestyle

Samsung said to be prepping new tablet with super high-res 13.3-inch display

Lately the rumor mill has been churning with reports about two new Samsung tablets, the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Galaxy Tab S 10.5, which will reportedly …

Samsung may launch Galaxy Tab S series on June 12, Galaxy S5 off to great start

We've been hearing a lot about Samsung's upcoming AMOLED tablet, which will allegedly be called the Galaxy Tab S. The latest about the tablet is that …

Mobile

Bruno Mars - Moonshine Jungle Tour 2014 [Hooligans in Hawaii]

Teen's Michael Jackson moves go viral! - CNN Video

Pearl Jam Plot Fall U.S. Tour

Pearl Jam have announced a 12-city October U.S. tour, following a summer trek to Europe, that includes their appearance at Austin City Limits Music …

The Amazing Natural Phenomenon of Turtles Laying Millions of Eggs on a Beach

“With the rising tide, at twilight, the ridley turtles arrive.” French photographer Olivier Blaise has captured the incredible natural phenomenon of hundreds of thousands of sea turtles nesting, collectively, millions of eggs on a beach. Olive ridley turtles, a medium-sized species of sea turtles …