A severed head was found in the rental apartment of a US tourist in Japan thumbnail
Uncategorized

A severed head was found in the rental apartment of a US tourist in Japan

The Kasuga Grant Shrine in Nara, Japan. (Takahiro Bessho for The Washington Post) She told her friends she was going to see an American for a date. They’d met, she said, on an app. She shared the same with her Instagram followers, posting on Feb. 15 that she was off to “meet Jay.” Now, the 27-year-old worker is…

Leicester 'blast' triggers police alert thumbnail
Uncategorized

Leicester ‘blast’ triggers police alert

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC journalist John Alexander: “There has been what appears to be a big explosion” Six people have been taken to hospital after an explosion destroyed a shop in Leicester. Police declared a “major incident” after reports of a blast in Hinckley Road just after 19:00 GMT on…

How the Samsung Galaxy S9 Compares to the iPhone X thumbnail
Tech

How the Samsung Galaxy S9 Compares to the iPhone X

When Microsoft revealed a replacement to Windows 8, it skipped the number 9 and went straight to Windows 10. Apple’s iPhone 8 was followed by the iPhone X (pronounced “ten”). But Samsung refused to follow: The successor to its Galaxy S8 is the Galaxy S9 (and a larger S9 Plus), and it’s coming out in March.…

Amazon Alexa is great. But what if she could do more? thumbnail
Tech

Amazon Alexa is great. But what if she could do more?

Bill Roberson/Digital Trends A few decades ago, if someone would’ve told you devices like Amazon Echo and Google Home would become common household products, you probably wouldn’t have believed them. But, this is a different time, and these days, we expect a lot from our tech. As a virtual assistant, Alexa has come a long way…

Metal Gear Survive review – surviving without Kojima thumbnail
Tech

Metal Gear Survive review – surviving without Kojima

Metal Gear Survive (PS4) – the zombie spin-off you never wanted The first Metal Gear game since Hideo Kojima left Konami is not what you’d expect – with a peculiar mix of zombies and co-op action. Games Inbox: Is PUBG a fad or is Battle Royale here to stay? So what would you have done,…

Apple Moves Chinese iCloud Encryption Keys to China, Worrying Privacy Advocates thumbnail
Tech

Apple Moves Chinese iCloud Encryption Keys to China, Worrying Privacy Advocates

A woman walks past an Apple store in Beijing in 2017.Photo: AP Apple has moved encryption keys for mainland Chinese iCloud users to China, potentially enabling much easier access to data for the nation’s heavy-handed authorities and worrying privacy advocates. Per Reuters, Apple says the move is required by recent legislation mandating that cloud services…

You Can Finally Play A Long-Lost Donkey Kong Game thumbnail
Tech

You Can Finally Play A Long-Lost Donkey Kong Game

An extremely rare, officially-licensed Donkey Kong game has finally been released to the Internet, and now the entire world can experience the bizarre journey of Donkey Kong 3: The Great Counterattack. In the early 1980s, Nintendo licensed some of its properties to developer Hudson Soft, which released versions of Nintendo’s arcade and NES games for…

Entertainment

‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 May Be Adding These Three New Characters

The town of Hawkins, Indiana may be getting some more new residents, as character descriptions for Stranger Things Season 3 have popped up. That Hashtag Show claims three new characters will be added to the upcoming season and even snagged the character descriptions. First is Mayor Larry Kline, who is described as a “classic, 80’s…

Chris Pratt and Son Jack Have a Blast at Monster Jam -- See the Pics! thumbnail
Entertainment

Chris Pratt and Son Jack Have a Blast at Monster Jam — See the Pics!

Celeb dads and their kids had a high-octane night at Monster Jam! Chris Pratt and his 5-year-old son, Jack, clearly had a blast at the celebrity motorsport event at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, on Saturday, which was part of the Stadium Championship Series 4 tour. Pratt and his son went casual for the outing, sporting…

WWE Elimination Chamber 2018: Results, live updates, card, predictions thumbnail
Entertainment

WWE Elimination Chamber 2018: Results, live updates, card, predictions

WWE Elimination Chamber is set to kickoff tonight from the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada at 8:00 p.m. ET, live on the WWE Network. The pre-show begins at 7:00 p.m. ET with the main card starting at 8:00 p.m. ET. The event features two Elimination Chamber matches. On the men’s side, seven competitors will battle it…