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Tech evangelist Robert Scoble has resigned from his VR startup after several women accused him of sexual assault

Robert Scoble, center, resigned Sunday following multiple allegations of sexual assault. Facebook Tech evangelist Robert Scoble has resigned as partner of the VR/AR startup Transformation Group. He resigned following multiple allegations from women claiming that he had sexually assaulted them at tech events. Scoble’s co-founder Shel Israel will run the company on his own.  The sexual harassment dominoes continue to fall as ...

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The Air Force and US Strategic Command say they aren't planning to put nuclear bombers on 24-hour alert

A B-52G Stratofortress bomber aircraft takes off from a runway during Operation Desert Storm. USAF The Air Force is upgrading facilities at bases that house nuclear bombers. But the Air Force and Strategic Command both say there are no plans to put those bombers on 24-hour alert. US Air Force and from the US Strategic Command officials have said there ...

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Nuneaton bowling alley incident: Man charged

A man has been charged with a number of offences following an incident at a bowling alley in Nuneaton. David Clarke, 53, of Nuneaton, faces charges including false imprisonment and possession of an imitation firearm, Warwickshire Police said. Armed officers were called to MFA Bowl in Bermuda Park at around 14:30 BST on Sunday following reports a gunman had taken ...

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Brave woman's harrowing tale of surviving psychological abuse: 'No one should live in fear of someone they love'

A woman has bravely revealed how the man she thought was the love of her life subjected her to a harrowing campaign of psychological abuse . Just months after moving home to Wales after 12 years living in Australia, Lisa-Marie Flavin, 35, met Owen Jones. The couple soon moved in together in Abercarn, around 10 miles from Newport – but ...

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Is your job bad for your health? The vocations that make you three times more likely to suffer an early death

Lowpay and poor social circumstances play a bigger role in premature death than sedentary desk jobs, a study found. Cleaners, factory staff and building or farm labourers are all more than three times as likely as other workers to die early. But the highest death rates for both sexes overall were among the unemployed. The best jobs for health included ...

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San Francisco's housing market is so dire, a burned-out home is selling 'below market value' at $800,000

Jim Laufenberg and San Francisco MLS A burned-out home in San Francisco has hit the market for $800,000. The one-bedroom, one-bath house was “completely gutted” in a fire and will need to be demolished. The hefty price tag shows the extent of the Bay Area housing bubble. Somebody in San Francisco is selling a burned-out house for nearly $800,000 — and ...

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25 photos that show how Katy Perry's beauty looks have evolved

Katy Perry has had a dramatic beauty transformation.Rich Fury/Stringer/Getty ImagesWhen Katy Perry first appeared on the scene back in 2008, it was clear that she was destined to be a beauty and style icon.   The video for her first hit, “I Kissed a Girl,” cemented her as a glamorous pop star in the making, with a knack for a classic Hollywood ...

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How Trump's wild 8-day feud involving Gold Star families and a Florida congresswoman unfolded

Donald Trump.Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty ImagesIt’s been a wild eight days as President Donald Trump has feuded with a Florida congresswoman and a Gold Star family. And the controversy, which has yet to dwindle, began when Trump was asked a week ago why he hadn’t mentioned anything about an early-October ambush in Niger that led to the deaths of four US servicemembers. ...

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These 11 startups are re-inventing how money works and they’re worth more than $1 billion

Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Everyone likes money. But technology that handles money is what’s really popular these days.  The rise of “fintech,” or, financial technology, has unleashed a new breed of apps, sites and services designed to help consumers pay for goods, get loans and manage their retirement accounts. Fintech is a multi-billion dollar industry, with startups in the US raising around $18 billion since 2015, according ...

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11 ingenious ways to turn a little black dress into a Halloween costume

All you need to recreate this iconic “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” outfit is a black dress and oversized sunglasses.Courtesy of The Joy of Fashion Creating your own Halloween costume is a great alternative to buying an overpriced, cliché ensemble from a national chain.  Putting together a DIY costume doesn’t have to be an over-the-top production, though. There are a lot of clever, hassle-free costumes you ...

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