Live like a sophisticated troglodyte in this subterranean cave home
Don't call him a troglodyte! Angelo Mastropietro's cave house is amazing. The Rockhouse Retreat is carved into 250-million-year-old sandstone cliffs but still has a ton of modern conveniences. The post Live like a sophisticated troglodyte in this subterranean cave home appeared first on Digital Trends.
Six degrees of separation has shrunk down to 3.5, says Facebook
You must have heard about the famous “six degrees of separation” theory that everyone on the planet is connected to everyone else by six other people. Facebook has just upended this theory, saying that world is more closely connected than you might think. After studying 1.59 billion people active on the social networking website, the team determined that the number is actually 3.57 — meaning thereby that there is actually “three-and-a-half degrees of separation” whe...
Six degrees of separation has shrunk down to 3.5, says Facebook
You must have heard about the famous “six degrees of separation” theory that everyone on the planet is connected to everyone else by six other people. Facebook has just upended this theory, saying that world is more closely connected than you might think. After studying 1.59 billion people active on the social networking website, the team determined that the number is actually 3.57 — meaning thereby that there is actually “three-and-a-half degrees of separation” whe...
Taiwan quake toll climbs to 35, president to visit disaster scene
TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - The death toll from an earthquake in southern Taiwan at the weekend climbed to 35 on Monday, with more than 100 people still listed as missing under a 17-storey building that collapsed and where all rescue efforts are being focused. ...
From veggie tray to champagne, Obamas revel in Super Bowl rituals
(Reuters) - He avoids the veggie tray. She dresses up for the half-time show. ...
Sony Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact now in the US, no fingerprint scanner
Nearly half a year since it introduced its new flagship smartphones to the world, Sony is finally bringing at least two out of three of them to the US market. That's right, the time has come for the Sony Xperia Z5 and its smaller sibling, the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, to come to the shores. Toting high end specs, they … Continue reading...
Lamar Odom -- Hits the Trails with Kim and Khloe
Lamar Odom just completed his first hike -- with Khloe and Kim by his side... a huge milestone in his recovery. The sisters live-streamed the hike near their Calabasas homes. They didn't completely reveal Lamar on camera... however, they made…
North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S.
SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea launched a long-range rocket carrying what it called a satellite, drawing renewed international condemnation just weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test. ...
Movie trailers are commercials too! Watch the trailers released for the Super Bowl here
Watch all of the movie trailers and sneak peeks that debuted during the 50th Super Bowl, including previews of Eddie the Eagle, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, The Jungle Book, and other upcoming releases. The post Movie trailers are commercials too! Watch the trailers released for the Super Bowl here appeared first on Digital Trends....
Box Office: Why Moviegoers Are Tired of Zombies and Nicholas Sparks
Sure, it's hard to guess which movies will be big enough draws to pull people away from their living rooms on Super Bowl weekend. But the studios were wrong about nearly every new offering this weekend, and so were the box office analysts. The only new release that performed as expected was the Coen Brothers' period Hollywood spoof "Hail, Caesar!", debuting in second place with an estimated $11.4 million. That's pretty weak, even for filmmakers as cultish as the Coens. Yet it was still far bette...
Broncos Bus Crash -- CHP Cop Back to Work ... No Tickets to Game
The California Highway Patrol officer whose motorcycle was hit by the Broncos team bus last week is officially back on the job ... TMZ Sports has learned.  A rep for the CHP tells us ... "The officer who was injured is back on the bike and…
Be warned: Error 53 will kill your iPhone and there’s not a thing you can do about it
First spotted on Apple support forums and later reported by The Guardian; if the TouchID sensor on your iPhone has been repaired or replaced by a third-party technician, your phone will be rendered useless come the next software update (or maybe even sooner). Why? This is apparently a security feature meant to ensure that your TouchID is kept as secure as possible. After all, Apple envisions a future where your fingerprint is the key to your life (your phone, Apple Pay, passwords vault, etc.) an...
New York steps up efforts on crane safety after deadly collapse
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday unveiled a series of new policies governing the use of construction booms in the United States' largest city, after a deadly crane collapse in Manhattan highlighted the need for additional safety measures. ...
New York steps up efforts on crane safety after deadly collapse
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday unveiled a series of new policies governing the use of construction booms in the United States' largest city, after a deadly crane collapse in Manhattan highlighted the need for additional safety measures. ...
The Binding of Isaac’s abused boy gets rejected by Apple
Despite critical appraise and a good amount of sales, the religiously based child abuse in The Binding of Isaac might be too much for Apple. The developer applied but gotits game rejected by the tech giant. The post The Binding of Isaac’s abused boy gets rejected by Apple appeared first on Digital Trends.
Lamar Odom -- Hits the Trails with Kim and Khloe
Lamar Odom just completed his first hike -- with Khloe and Kim by his side... a huge milestone in his recovery. The sisters live-streamed the hike near their Calabasas homes. They didn't completely reveal Lamar on camera... however, they made…
Why You Should Be Concerned About The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act
 I really do wish I understood why lawmakers seem so gung-ho on tearing apart technologies they don’t understand, and freedoms they hardly think about. Frankly, it’s starting to get exhausting — and more than a little difficult to keep straight all the legal bungles belched out by senators and their lobbyists. Until now, we’ve been lucky; most of the ill-conceived… Read More ...
Rapper Future debuts Apple’s Beats by Dre Super Bowl 50 commercial on Twitter
On February 6, a day before Super Bowl 50, rapper Future debuted Apple's Beats by Dre commercial for Super Bowl 50 on his personal Twitter account. Future narrates the commercial which features Super Bowl quarterback and NFL MVP Cam Newton. The post Rapper Future debuts Apple’s Beats by Dre Super Bowl 50 commercial on Twitter appeared first on Digital Trends....
Super Bowl Technology Mishaps And Real Time Rescues
 The Super Bowl is the crowning glory of sports in the United States, but it hasn’t been without it’s mishaps. They aren’t the last minute fumbles, missed field goals, or obvious interceptions either. They’re those unfortunate outside incidents that stopped or changed the course of the game. In many cases, today’s real time technologies could have been applied… Read More ...
Blue Origin shares rocket point of view from historic landing
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has been busy setting records over the last few months when it comes to successfully landing re-usable rockets, only to launch and land them again. There's already been plenty of videos published of the private space agency's New Shepard rocket making its landings, but this week they shared one more, this time with a … Continue reading...