Home is a necessity for everyone: some people just need a shelter to live while others may want to build a masterpiece. This leads to some really unusual types of houses, ranging from big, small, wooden, concrete, brick, stone, vernacular and… shipping containers. Yes, you heard it right, people even use old cargo containers to build astounding houses.

The idea might seem a bit impractical, but if architects can construct a 2700+ feet building, they can make this idea work as well. Hundreds of shipping container homes are already in use today, and we are going to list the 10 most amazing. Read full post →Shipping Container Homes: 10 Most Amazing

pdbSeveral days ago, there were reports of a man by the name of Phuc Dat Bich who claims that Facebook would not allow him to use his real name. He even posted a passport photo as “proof” that it was his real name. This led to a bit of an outcry in which many news outlets were suggesting that maybe Facebook should revisit its name policy. Read full post →Man Claims He Invented Fake “Phuc Dat Bich” Name To Fool The Media


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Last week WhatsApp pushed out an update to iOS devices. The update included new features such as rich link previews, which basically gives you a thumbnail and also includes the title of the website that you’re about to visit. The good news is that it looks like WhatsApp for Android is getting those features too.

WhatsApp for Android has recently been updated and has been bumped to version 2.12.367. If your WhatsApp is already on that version, then you won’t have to do anything. If your WhatsApp version is older, then you will want to head on over to the Google Play Store for the update/download. Read full post →WhatsApp For Android Updated With Rich Link Previews & More

ps4In terms of current-gen consoles, Nintendo has the Wii U, Microsoft has the Xbox One, and Sony has the PlayStation 4. However in terms of which console is winning, it seems like Sony is the clear winner because according to Sony, they have announced that they have managed to sell a whopping 30.2 million PS4 units to date. Read full post →30 Million PS4 Consoles Have Been Sold To Date

Samsung-Galaxy-S6-Edge-Plus-04Last year there were reports that Google wasn’t too pleased with the modifications OEMs such as Samsung was making to Android, so much so that they apparently told the South Korean company to cut back on the modifications. Now interestingly enough, there is a rumor from Samsung Viet (via SamMobile) that Google and Samsung could be working together to help optimized TouchWiz. Read full post →Google Rumored To Help Samsung Optimize TouchWiz

elecom mouseMMORPGs such as World of Warcraft usually consist of a lot of button pressing to cast abilities to attack, heal, tank, escape, and so on. In the heat of the moment like during a raid or when in the dungeon, things start to get hectic and sometimes it’s hard to press the button/combination that you want.

This is why MMORPG-designed mice exist which pretty much puts all your macros and shortcuts in the palm of your hand. Now if you were looking for a new mouse for your MMORPG needs, it seems that Elecom has recently debuted a new gaming mouse that is part of the company’s Dux lineup. Read full post →Elecom Unveils Mouse Designed For MMORPG Gamers

When it comes to home security systems, installing cameras around the house is pretty much the standard. However if you have seen movies involving spies and heists, you know that the first thing they do is take out the cameras which will pretty much render your home security system useless.

This is where Xandem comes in. This is a security system for your home that does not rely on cameras, thus making your security system inconspicuous so that people don’t even know that it is there. So how does this work? Basically Xandem will employ a motion-detecting wireless mesh network that will alert you to intruders. Read full post →This Security System Will Monitor Your Home Without Cameras

league of legendsIf you have ever played online games, you will meet all sorts of players. There will be players who are extremely helpful and will be more than glad to help you along your way, and there will be players who will berate you everytime you make a mistake, or will troll you in annoying ways so that your experience will be a horrible one.

Now in Riot Games’ League of Legends, there has been systems put into place to deal with toxic players, and now it looks like the developers have come up with a new way of dealing with them which is by denying toxic players access to certain features of the game. To be more specific, Riot has announced that toxic players will be locked out of access the upcoming loot and crafting system. Read full post →League Of Legends Will Deny Toxic Players Access To Features

Google-AMP-newsRight now Facebook has an instant articles feature in which the content from publishers has sort of been preloaded. This means that when you click it, the content loads instantly in Facebook as opposed to having to wait for a website to load. Google announced a similar venture last month with Accelerated Mobile Pages, and it looks like we have a launch date to look forward to.

According to a post by Google, it seems that they are aiming to launch the project in early 2016. There is no specific date mentioned but they did say early, so hopefully we can look forward to a release in Q1 2016 at least. According to Google, “Google will begin sending traffic to your AMP pages in Google Search early next year, and we plan to share more concrete specifics on timing very soon.” Read full post →Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages Will Launch Early 2016

electronic-cigaretteThere is a lot of debate regarding the safety of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs). The question here lies in both the content of the juice and also the electronics involved, and every now and then you hear about an accident that further seems to enforce the idea that e-cigs are considered to be dangerous.

Now it seems that one incident was bad enough to the point where an exploding e-cig may cause a 29-year old college student from Colorado Springs to never walk again. According to the reports, the 29-year old had his e-cig explode in his face. Apparently the resulting blast was enough to fracture his vertebrae, cause facial fractures, and teeth damage. Read full post →Victim Of Exploding E-Cig May Never Walk Again