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11:52 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Rule Your Summer With These Unexpected Life Hacks
Summer is the ideal time to take it easy. But even laid-back activities like eating popsicles can benefit from clever hacks.In his latest YouTube video, Grant Thompson — the self-proclaimed "K...
11:48 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable MIT Report Faults Neutrality Toward Aaron Swartz in Downloading Case
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, while maintaining a “neutral” stance toward the prosecution of Internet activist Aaron Swartz, failed to live up to its commitment to the free ex...
11:39 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Animated YouTube Show 'Dick Figures' Gets Film Release Date
(Warning: Some of the videos included in this post contain graphic language and content.)Fans of the massively popular animated YouTube series Dick Figures: Your long wait is almost over. The show abo...
11:06 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 10 Must-Try Mobile IFTTT Recipes
Earlier this month, IFTTT (If This Then That) released its first mobile app. Exclusively available for iOS devices, the app brings the same functionality as IFTTT’s web-based product and adds se...
10:33 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Bon Jovi Rocks Google Glass at Concert
Flanked by his wife and children backstage before one of his recent concerts, Jon Bon Jovi tested Google Glass for the first time.The charcoal-colored Glass made its way onstage at MetLife Stadium in ...
10:13 pm -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 12 Magical GIFs That Bring Disney Characters to Life
Walt Disney was always a little vague about the time and location of his animated tales. "Once upon a time" and "a land far, far away" doesn't give much away as to where those princes and princesses f...
10:11 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Turkish Group May Be Behind White House Hacks
A Turkish hacker organization could be behind a campaign targeting White House personnel who strategize digital outreach, according to forensics researchers.Three staffers have had their personal Gmai...
09:49 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Rappers and Cereal: Fill Your Breakfast Bowl with Frosted Drakes
These rapper-inspired cereals are a balanced way to start off your day.From Weeeezies, the breakfast of Young Money, to Corn Pacs, the morning treat paying tribute to a rap legend, Rappers and Cereal ...
09:38 pm -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Asks Google to Take Down Microsoft.com
Corporations are too busy these days to sniff out copyright infringements. Many rely on automated systems to generate Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown requestsMicrosoft, for example, u...
09:33 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Return to Rapture in New 'BioShock Infinite' DLC
Irrational Games announced three new downloadable content chapters for BioShock Infinite, and the first is available Tuesday.Combat in the Clouds is a purely combat-based expansion that presents playe...
09:11 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Manning Acquitted of Aiding the Enemy, Guilty of Espionage
This story is developing. We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.Bradley Manning, the source of WikiLeaks' most famous revelations, has been found not guilty of aidi...
09:01 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Explore Justin Timberlake's 'Take Back the Night' via Interactive Map
There's no need to guess what you're seeing in Justin Timberlake's just-released "Take Back The Night" video. That's because his website has an interactive experience that goes along with the video, d...
08:45 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Tour This Tech Innovation Hub in the Middle of Africa
LUSAKA, Zambia — In early 2011 Google team members visited the University of Zambia to encourage students to participate in the Africa Android Competition. When one student asked the Google pres...
08:39 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 10 Cheesecake Mash-Ups to Drool Over
Happy National Cheesecake Day! Let's take a moment to acknowledge our eternal gratefulness for cheesecake, a dessert so luscious, it should be considered a sinThis succulent sweet treat has come a lon...
08:34 pm -07 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Man Impersonates 105 Iconic Characters in 6 Minutes
You'd never expect to see Pee Wee Herman, Spongebob Squarepants and Green Goblin in the same room — let alone hear them in the same voice box.But Quinton Kappel managed to impersonate each ...
08:29 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Apple Patent Hints at Triple Lens iPhone Camera
Apple just received a patent on a new kind of camera for mobile devices, one with a triple lens and triple sensor design. The patent suggests future cameras on iPhones and iPads will be able to captur...
08:08 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Celebrates 50 Years of Trask
Wolverine may be blowing up in the box office — but that doesn't mean we can't get excited about other X-Men charactersTo get fans excited about next summer's X-Men: Days of Future Past, the tea...
07:57 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Fab Lays Off More Than 100 Staffers
Online design store Fab announced Tuesday that it plans to lay off more than 100 employees in its Berlin office — about 14% of its total staff — by the end of the year.News of the layoffs ...
07:55 pm -07 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable GQ Gets Twitter Death Threats for One Direction Magazine Covers
GQ UK on Monday unveiled its latest set of covers, which are plastered with portraits of One Direction members and provocative words intended to make you pick up the magazine.Some Tweeters, however, w...
07:49 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Bitly Poaches Top Exec From AOL's Patch as CEO
Four months after Bit.ly announced the resignation of CEO Peter Stern, the company has finally revealed a replacement: Mark Josephson.Josephson currently serves as the head of revenue and marketing at...
07:36 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Android Doubles Apple Sales in Q2 Tablet Market
Think everyone is buying an iPad? Think againApple shipped less than half as many tablets as Android in Q2, representing 28.3% of the market compared with Android's 67%. One year ago, during the secon...
06:54 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Garfield Challenges Grumpy Cat to Epic Grump-Off
Animation Domination High-Def (ADHD), Fox's new online and late-night cartoon comedy block, pitted the Internet's grumpiest cat against the original grumpy cat on Monday.In the clip above, Garfield ch...
06:32 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 15 Adorable Animals Acting Like Humans
This week, we asked you to humanize your animals for our photo challenge. We wanted your pets to pose in creative ways, or for you to simply capture the candid moments when your dog smiles and ba...
06:21 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Report: Zynga Loses 3 Top Executives
The turnover at Zynga continued this month as three top executives left the company, according to a report.According to Bloomberg, the departures included John Osvald, SVP of games; Jesse Janosov, a V...
06:00 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Twitter Posts Job Listing for Manager to Help With IPO
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has repeatedly said he isn't thinking about taking the company public — but apparently, the same isn't true for Twitter's hiring managersThe social networking company re...
05:49 pm -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Rappers and Cereal: Fill Your Breakfast Bowl with Frosted Drakes
These rapper-inspired cereals are a balanced way to start off your day.From Weeeezies, the breakfast of Young Money, to Corn Pacs, the morning treat paying tribute to a rap legend, Rappers and Cereal ...
05:49 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable iCar Dream Downsizes to Dashboards
While Steve Jobs may have regretted not making an iCar, Apple Inc. (AAPL) has felt ambivalent about the auto industry for years. Now, it's vying for dashboard space held by Microsoft (MSFT) Corp., Bla...
05:38 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable iOS 7 Beta 4 Is Here and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesV...
05:16 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable This Is the Cutest Ad Ever About 'That Time of the Month'
It's hard to recall the last ad for a feminine product that you might describe as "cute," which is why this one for HelloFlo may win the prize for most adorable ever.In the ad, a young girl becomes th...
05:11 pm -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Manning Acquitted of Aiding the Enemy, Guilty of Espionage
This story is developing. We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.Bradley Manning, the source of WikiLeaks' most famous revelations, has been found not guilty of aidi...
05:05 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Get More Mileage From Smartphone Photos
Creative photography has never been easier with the advent of smartphones. But after you’ve shared that snapshot of yummy pizza you had in Rome, with St. Peter’s Basilica carefully positi...
04:31 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Groupon's Restaurant Reservation Service Goes Mobile
Groupon Reserve, the company's pivot away from daily deals and into restaurant reservations, is going mobileGroupon Reserve functionality is coming to Groupon's existing iPhone app on Tuesday. Groupon...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 9 Craigslist Rideshares That Sound Like 'Law and Order' Episodes
If Dick Wolf and company are suffering from writer's block this summer as they work on the next season of Law and Order: SVU, they might want to visit the rideshare section of CraigslistMost posts in ...
04:29 pm -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Apple Patent Hints at Triple Lens iPhone Camera
Apple just received a patent on a new kind of camera for mobile devices, one with a triple lens and triple sensor design. The patent suggests future cameras on iPhones and iPads will be able to captur...
04:00 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 6 Best Back-to-School Tablets
Summer's coming to an end, but don't let that get you down — instead, take advantage of back-to-school season and upgrade to a tablet that you truly love.We've rounded up the best tablets on the...
03:36 pm -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Android Doubles Apple Sales in Q2 Tablet Market
Think everyone is buying an iPad? Think againApple shipped less than half as many tablets as Android in Q2, representing 28.3% of the market compared with Android's 67%. One year ago, during the secon...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Nickelodeon vs. Disney: The Ultimate '90s Showdown
Mac vs. PC? iPhone vs. Android? Democrat vs. Republican? These are big decisions, peopleBut for a '90s kid, there was no decision more crucial than pledging allegiance to Nickelodeon or Disney Channel...
03:11 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable With $5 Million in Funding, Olapic Targets Fashion Retail Market
Olapic has come a long way since it raised $1 million in seed funding a year ago. The company's flagship product, a platform that allows companies to collect ("crowdsource") images and videos from soc...
03:00 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 5 Tools to Design a Drool-Worthy Dorm Room
College is stressful, but designing your dorm room shouldn't be. From finalizing your room's layout to choosing the perfect color scheme, these five digital tools will save you some trouble.Most are h...
02:32 pm -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 15 Adorable Animals Acting Like Humans
This week, we asked you to humanize your animals for our photo challenge. We wanted your pets to pose in creative ways, or for you to simply capture the candid moments when your dog smiles and ba...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 20 Weirdest Mini Items on Etsy
From scary lingerie to cosplay costumes, Etsy has anything and everythingWe found 20 of the weirdest handmade miniatures — crocheted superheroes, taxidermy animals and more. You really shouldn't...
02:15 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable iFixit Tears Down Google Chromecast
iFixit, the company known for its elaborate teardowns of various gadgets, has gotten its paws on Google's Chromecast, the USB dongle that lets you stream web video to a TV setGiven the small form fact...
02:00 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable When to Provide the One Perk All Employees Crave
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.Offering meals to employe...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Twitter Posts Job Listing for Manager to Help With IPO
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has repeatedly said he isn't thinking about taking the company public — but apparently, the same isn't true for Twitter's hiring managersThe social networking company re...
01:35 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Tech Terms Censored Online in China
China's surveillance of its citizens' digital activities is common knowledge. However, questions remain concerning what content is targeted by government censors and how these blacklists change in res...
01:16 pm -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable This Is the Cutest Ad Ever About 'That Time of the Month'
It's hard to recall the last ad for a feminine product that you might describe as "cute," which is why this one for HelloFlo may win the prize for most adorable ever.In the ad, a young girl becomes th...
01:08 pm -07 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Celebrates 50 Years of Trask
Wolverine may be blowing up in the box office — but that doesn't mean we can't get excited about other X-Men charactersTo get fans excited about next summer's X-Men: Days of Future Past, the tea...
01:00 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable How to Minimize Risk When Crowdfunding on Kickstarter
To date, more than $680 million has been raised on Kickstarter, as crowdfunding becomes an increasingly viable option for startups to raise much-needed funds without the help of VCs, angels or banks. ...
12:02 pm GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable See the Poetic Teaser for the 'Breaking Bad' Finale
Are you excited about the upcoming "Breaking Bad" finale? The latest teaser won't reveal much about the actual plot of the final episodes, but it will set the mood nicely — especially if you're ...
11:36 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Archival Images Combed for Signs of Amelia Earhart
The story of Amelia Earhart's disappearance remains unresolved, but historians haven't stopped searching for answers. Recently-recovered images provide further insight into her travels.Aerial ViewImag...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Wireless Speaker Doubles Up to Create Real Stereo Sound
Wireless speakers have been on the market for some time, but the Blazar, a Bluetooth aluminum speaker from Beacon Audio that allows dual stereo pairing, achieves deeper, more immersive sound from port...
10:00 am -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable When to Provide the One Perk All Employees Crave
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.Offering meals to employe...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable How to Minimize Risk When Crowdfunding on Kickstarter
To date, more than $680 million has been raised on Kickstarter, as crowdfunding becomes an increasingly viable option for startups to raise much-needed funds without the help of VCs, angels or banks. ...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Is Silicon Valley Insensitive to Homeless People?
According to Francis Pedraza's Twitter profile, the founder of Everest seeks to lead his team "towards our vision of unlocking human potential." It's an interesting goal to consider in light of what P...
08:29 am +03 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Sony and Panasonic Jointly Developing Beefy 300 GB Optical Discs
Two of Japan's largest consumer-electronics competitors — Sony and Panasonic — are joining forces to develop next-generation optical discs that pack 300 GB of data.The companies announced ...
08:12 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Kickstarter Bike Mount Turns Bicycles Electric
For cyclists who want to ride faster, but are reluctant to buy a pricey e-bike, the Rubbee bicycle mount may be a happy medium.Once attached, the device converts your regular bicycle into electric bik...
07:55 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Thomson Reuters Twitter Account Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army
Thomson Reuters appears to be the latest victim of hacking by the Syrian Electronic Army.The media company's Twitter account, @ThomsonReuters, tweeted links to images of political cartoons that suppor...
07:31 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Awkward Years Project Puts Happy Spin on Youth Gawkiness
Unless you were one of those kids with perfect teeth and baby model hair, you probably experienced the dreaded awkward years. You know, that uncomfortable time between bright-eyed adorableness and adu...
06:58 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable DataRank Helps Brands Uncover Valuable Business Insights
The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here.Name: DataRankOne-Liner ...
06:28 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Canada Eyes Deep Space With Next-Generation Robotic Arm
Canada has developed a new version of its famed robotic space arm to give exploration of the final frontier a helping hand.The nation's Next-Generation Canadarm (NGC) program is designed to support bo...
06:03 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Spotify's New App Curates Comedy From Jerry Seinfeld, Louis C.K.
In an effort to highlight the gems in its extensive comedy database, Spotify is joining forces with YouTube channel Official Comedy to launch an app that aggregates content into a comedy audio library...
05:29 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Sony and Panasonic Jointly Developing Beefy 300 GB Optical Discs
Two of Japan's largest consumer-electronics competitors — Sony and Panasonic — are joining forces to develop next-generation optical discs that pack 300 GB of data.The companies announced ...
04:57 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Johnny Manziel Stiff Arms Twitter Troll With Devastating Reply
You can blame Texas A&M star Johnny Manziel for paying too much attention to Twitter, or you can blame fans for having nothing better to do than throw shade at a 20-year-old kid onlineBut no matte...
04:40 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 34 Songs You're Singing Wrong
"Hold me closer Tony Danza." "Sweet dreams are made of cheese." "We're goin' da da in a looleeloowad!"Song lyrics can be hard to remember, but that doesn't stop us from singing along. For Music Monday...
04:21 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Labor Abuse Report Claims Apple Supplier Is Making Budget iPhone
A new labor report painting a grim picture of conditions at an Apple supplier factory in Shanghai, China, claims that Apple is working on "a scaled-back, less expensive version of the iPhone."Monday's...
04:10 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Film Legend Werner Herzog Takes On Texting While Driving
Werner Herzog, cinema's man of many hats, is branching out with a new documentary that takes on the issue of texting while driving. One Second To The Next will focus on the aftermath of the national ...
03:42 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable TLC Sings 'Waterfalls' in Emotional Tribute to the Late 'Left Eye'
All-female R&B group TLC reunited at the second annual Mixtape Festival in Pennsylvania on Saturday, to perform a medley of their singles. Group members Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozanda "Chilli"...
03:31 am -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Awkward Years Project Puts Happy Spin on Youth Gawkiness
Unless you were one of those kids with perfect teeth and baby model hair, you probably experienced the dreaded awkward years. You know, that uncomfortable time between bright-eyed adorableness and adu...
03:22 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Twitter CEO Commits NCAA Recruiting Violation on Twitter
Welcome to college sports in 2013Twitter CEO and University of Michigan alum and supporter Dick Costolo appears to have committed an NCAA recruiting violation by contacting a Wolverines recruit —...
03:15 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Why Google Glass Isn't the Segway
Whenever I go out in public wearing Google Glass, inevitably somebody (sometimes several somebodies) asks me about it. Typically they already know what it is and are curious how I'm enjoying it. But s...
02:43 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable The Techie Running for Mayor of New York City
When Jack Hidary, the latest candidate to join New York City's mayoral race, talks about the future of the city, the words "startups," "broadband," and "computer science," keep coming up — and h...
02:28 am -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Canada Eyes Deep Space With Next-Generation Robotic Arm
Canada has developed a new version of its famed robotic space arm to give exploration of the final frontier a helping hand.The nation's Next-Generation Canadarm (NGC) program is designed to support bo...
02:11 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Taylor Swift and Carly Simon Perform 'You're So Vain'
Carly Simon joined Taylor Swift on stage at the Gillette Stadium on July 27 in Foxborough, Mass., to perform Simon's iconic 1972 single, "You're So Vain." The pair sang and danced around stage, reachi...
01:40 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 'We Can't Stop' GIF-ing Miley Cyrus' Director's Cut Video
She can't stop, she won't stop and she didn't stop. Miley Cyrus released a director's cut of "We Can't Stop" on Monday, featuring plenty of additional twerking footage for our pleasureCyrus' triumphan...
01:16 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable BMW Launches i3 Electric Car
German luxury automaker BMW unveiled its first mass-produced electric vehicle to the world on Monday.The BMW i3 has the trademark BMW kidney-shaped grille; but what's underneath the hood is unlike its...
12:54 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Viral Sports Videos Give Kenyan Orphans Their Field of Dreams
If you spend much time wandering the sports Internet, you've no doubt seen these two videos by now. Adorable, creative and oh-so-random, each features Kenyan orphans re-enacting one of the most iconic...
12:40 am -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable 34 Songs You're Singing Wrong
"Hold me closer Tony Danza." "Sweet dreams are made of cheese." "We're goin' da da in a looleeloowad!"Song lyrics can be hard to remember, but that doesn't stop us from singing along. For Music Monday...
12:32 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Randall Munroe Finishes 3,099-Panel xkcd Comic
Webcomics typically adhere to the classic newspaper funny pages formats of a either a single frame, or a few panels laid out in sequence — but that's not a hard rule. Online comics can have a li...
12:10 am -04 - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Film Legend Werner Herzog Takes On Texting While Driving
Werner Herzog, cinema's man of many hats, is branching out with a new documentary that takes on the issue of texting while driving. One Second To The Next will focus on the aftermath of the national ...
12:09 am GMT - Tue, July 30, 2013
Mashable Camera Sutra Illustrates Twisted Photography Positions
Photographers bend, stretch and contort their bodies into unnatural positions to capture the perfect shot. Imagine replacing the camera with another person and it might look like a page out of the Kam...
11:58 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable How 'Gangnam Style' Gave Psy's Father an 800% Stock Boost
Shares of DI Corp., a South Korean company that makes testing equipment for the semiconductor industry, shot up last year. The reason? Perhaps, you say, a robust increase in the company's earnings fun...
11:43 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Make Your Own Baby Food With This Handy Gadget
If you want to make your own baby food, the Baby Bullet slices, dices, blends and purees the heck out of a piece of produceIt's a far cuter version of the Magic Bullet, but with a souped-up engine tha...
11:40 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable An Exterminator Buys Some Facebook Buzz
At first blush, it doesn't seem to make a lot of sense for an exterminator to project a youth-friendly brand. You never see bug killers advertised on MTV, and it's unlikely that you'll see Justin Bieb...
11:34 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Nexus 7 Is Still the Best Damn Android Tablet, Period
When Google launched the first Nexus 7 tablet about a year ago, it quickly set the bar for other Android tablets. Before it arrived, the category was a mess. There were plenty of substandard performer...
11:22 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Summer Swimming Pool Dunk Videos
The summer of 2013, bereft of an Olympics or a World Cup, has been a particularly slow one for sports. But the season comes with a silver lining: Thousands of students on break with nothing better to ...
10:57 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Releases Xbox One Controller Price
The Xbox One's new wireless controller will cost $60, according to an update from the Microsoft Store, making it $10 more expensive than its predecessor.Microsoft announced some of the pricing for Xbo...
10:39 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Anthony Weiner Spent Absurd Sum to 'Investigate' His Own Sexts
Crying "I've been hacked!" to cover up a big mistake on Twitter is all too easy. You'll have skeptics and you might have to work hard to convince them your lie is the truth, in part because some peopl...
10:11 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Lea Michele Breaks Silence About Cory Monteith's Death
Glee star Lea Michele has been mute on social media since her boyfriend and castmate Cory Monteith fatally overdosed on a mix of heroin and alcohol on July 13 in a Vancouver hotelMichele, however, bro...
09:41 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable 'Homeland' Season 3 Trailer Teases Brody's Location
Homeland on Monday released its season three teaser trailer, which gives viewers a heads-up on at least one of the series' upcoming story lines.The clip, titled "Signals," plays like a transient radio...
09:24 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Add Some Color to Your Day With This Trippy Ink Footage
Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov has created the perfect psychedelic dose to cure your work day blues.For his new experimental video, Khasanov captured close up shots of colored ink droplets m...
09:16 pm -04 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable BMW Launches i3 Electric Car
German luxury automaker BMW unveiled its first mass-produced electric vehicle to the world on Monday.The BMW i3 has the trademark BMW kidney-shaped grille; but what's underneath the hood is unlike its...
08:50 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Fan Hack Adds 'Grand Theft Auto V' Character Swap to Older Game
While awaiting the release of Grand Theft Auto V, a group of modders added character swapping — one of the new game's most talked-about features — to its predecessor.Modding group GTA X Sc...
08:36 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Newt Gingrich Takes Google Glass to the Zoo
When Newt Gingrich visited Peoria Zoo in Illinois last week, he captured the day with Google Glass.Gingrich didn't disappoint: He tweeted several images of himself wearing GlassIn Peoria on way to zoo...
08:32 pm -04 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Randall Munroe Finishes 3,099-Panel xkcd Comic
Webcomics typically adhere to the classic newspaper funny pages formats of a either a single frame, or a few panels laid out in sequence — but that's not a hard rule. Online comics can have a li...
08:30 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable What We Learned About 'The Hobbit' From Peter Jackson's Facebook
The filming for Peter Jackson's three-part Hobbit movie trilogy has come to a close — as evidenced by Facebook uploads of a sleepy cat, green screens and rambunctious teenagers.A flurry of posts...
08:30 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Intel, Microsoft, Oracle Defend Apple as iPhone 4 Ban Looms
Some of the biggest names in technology are coming to Apple's aid as it faces a ban by the International Trade Commission (ITC) of the iPhone 4. Intel, Microsoft and Oracle are now coming to Apple's d...
08:09 pm -04 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Camera Sutra Illustrates Twisted Photography Positions
Photographers bend, stretch and contort their bodies into unnatural positions to capture the perfect shot. Imagine replacing the camera with another person and it might look like a page out of the Kam...
08:08 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Grumpy Cat Puts Her Puss on a Line of Cappuccino Drinks
Grumpy Cat is cashing in on her Internet fame with a branded cappuccino group called — what else? — a GrumppuccinoThe Internet meme announced the move to her 1.2 million social media fans ...
07:43 pm -04 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Make Your Own Baby Food With This Handy Gadget
If you want to make your own baby food, the Baby Bullet slices, dices, blends and purees the heck out of a piece of produceIt's a far cuter version of the Magic Bullet, but with a souped-up engine tha...
07:42 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Immersive Game Makes You Duck and Dodge IRL
For those looking for a truly immersive gaming experience — where you have to actually duck and dodge from every bullet — the demo above will amaze you.A UK-based developer combined the Oc...
07:40 pm -04 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable An Exterminator Buys Some Facebook Buzz
At first blush, it doesn't seem to make a lot of sense for an exterminator to project a youth-friendly brand. You never see bug killers advertised on MTV, and it's unlikely that Orkin will tap Justin ...
07:30 pm +03 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable 14 Weirdest Craigslist Job Postings on the Internet
No activity is more stressful than job-hunting. Whether your parents are on your back about being unemployed or desperate for some green in your pocket, it can be quite an overwhelming process.Craigsl...
07:20 pm +03 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Kmart's Back, Without the Off-Color Puns
Kmart, which became an unlikely purveyor of viral video ads earlier this year with "Ship My Pants" and "Big Gas Savings," has set the off-color puns aside for a back-to-school effort featuring 10- to ...
07:19 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable FEMA App Adds Crowdsourcing for Disaster Relief
Certain apps — like ones that help you wake up or beat writers' block — make your everyday life easier. Others help out in times of disasterThe Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) r...
07:04 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Grumpy Cat Little Mermaid Never Wants to Be Part of Your World
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Mashable 10 Best Back-to-School Laptops
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07:00 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable 1 Out of 4 People Friend-Request Before the First Date
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06:52 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable How Can Twitter Make It Easier to Report Hate Speech?
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06:40 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
Even though the summer heat waves are snapping, we're giving you one more reason to stay in the pool.This week's edition of our viral video recap also includes a musical cat, the season finale of Conv...
06:34 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Weekend Entertainment Rewind: Lady Gaga, Hillary Clinton, 'Star Wars'
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06:24 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable The 15 Fastest-Growing Internet Stocks
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06:01 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Hipsters and Hashtags and Falcons, Oh My!
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05:57 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable New Wireless Upgrade Plans Could Boost iPhone Sales
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05:46 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Apple Removes Technologies Chief From Top Executive Team
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05:41 pm -04 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable 'Homeland' Season 3 Trailer Teases Brody's Location
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05:37 pm +03 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable What's Next for NASA: Planned Missions Through 2030
NASA has accomplished some awe-inspiring things since it was formed on July 28, 1958. From putting man on the moon to the Mars Rover's recent explorations of the Red Planet, NASA's missions have led t...
05:24 pm -04 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Add Some Color to Your Day With This Trippy Ink Footage
Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov has created the perfect psychedelic dose to cure your work day blues.For his new experimental video, Khasanov captured close up shots of colored ink droplets m...
05:05 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Amazon's Hiring Spree and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesY...
04:31 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable With 2 Million Users, Fashion App Pose Introduces Advertising
It's been two and a half years since Pose first launched on the iPhone, going on to expand to new platforms, including the web, iPad and Android. Having recently passed the 2 million registered users ...
04:30 pm -04 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable What We Learned About 'The Hobbit' From Peter Jackson's Facebook
The filming for Peter Jackson's three-part Hobbit movie trilogy has come to a close — as evidenced by Facebook uploads of a sleepy cat, green screens and rambunctious teenagers.A flurry of posts...
04:30 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable 14 Weirdest Craigslist Job Postings On The Internet
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04:20 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Kmart's Back, Without the Off-Color Puns
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04:00 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable 10 Best Back-to-School Laptops
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04:00 pm +03 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable 10 Best Headphones for Your Workout
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Mashable Immersive Game Makes You Duck and Dodge IRL
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03:00 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable 36 High-Quality Flat Design Resources
In contrast to skeuomorphic design, flat design focuses on simple shapes, colors and typography to emphasize clarity and usability. It was a term coined by Allan Grinshtein of LayerVault in his post "...
02:40 pm -04 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
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Mashable What's Next for NASA: Planned Missions Through 2030
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Mashable The 15 Fastest-Growing Internet Stocks
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02:00 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable The Teacher's Guide to Social Media
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01:06 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Toshiba Packs the Value Into Its New Satellite Laptops
Big hard drives, generous amounts of RAM and touchscreens typically carry a premium price tag in laptops, but Toshiba is altering that picture with its new Satellite laptops.The Satellite E55D packs a...
01:00 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable 10 Best Headphones for Your Workout
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12:24 pm GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable 4,000 Ships Fight in Largest-Ever Video Game Battle
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11:08 am GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Yawn-Activated Machine Gives You Free Douwe Egberts Coffee
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Mashable Should You Take a Break From Social Media on Your Vacation?
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06:00 am GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Augmented Reality Greeting Cards Deliver Personalized Messages
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06:00 am +03 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Get Unlimited Ringtone Downloads With This App
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05:00 am GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Design Reimagines Google Glass as Fashionable Eyewear
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04:56 am +03 - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable 'Jobs' Movie Unveils Multimedia-Heavy Website
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04:00 am GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Watch Photosynthesis Light Up Earth From Space
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03:00 am GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Get Unlimited Ringtone Downloads With This App
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01:56 am GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable 'Jobs' Movie Unveils Multimedia-Heavy Website
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01:27 am GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Teenage Sloths are the New Millennials
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01:02 am GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Should You Take a Break From Social Media on Your Vacation?
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Mashable Virus Coaxes Man to Turn Himself in for Child Pornography
A 21-year-old man turned himself in to Virginia police after receiving a pop-up message that led him to believe authorities had warrants on file for his child pornography use.Jay Matthew Riley, 21, of...
12:30 am GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable Photographer Dissects Golf Balls to Reveal Gorgeous Guts
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12:00 am GMT - Mon, July 29, 2013
Mashable With Falling Newsstand Sales, UK Newspapers Push Subscriptions
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11:59 pm +03 - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Microsoft CEO's 2,700 Word Memo Screams 'Efficiency'
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11:28 pm GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Job Hunting? 180Plus Openings at Showtime, 'The Onion' and More
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11:14 pm +03 - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable When Journalism Becomes a Game of Drones
In just five years from now, 7,500 licensed unmanned aircrafts — commonly known as drones — will fly the skies above United States soil. By 2030, there will be 30,000.However, these number...
11:11 pm GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Could This Packaging Confirm Apple's Rumored Budget iPhone?
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10:30 pm GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable 20 Perfect GIFs To Express Your Love
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10:29 pm +03 - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable 1 in 4 Young Adults Regret Social Media Posts, Survey Says
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09:56 pm GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Why Social Media Internships Should Never Be Unpaid
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09:56 pm -04 - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable 'Jobs' Movie Unveils Multimedia-Heavy Website
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Mashable Virus Coaxes Man to Turn Himself in for Child Pornography
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09:07 pm +02 - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Publicis, Omnicom Merge to Become World's Biggest Ad Company
The world's second-largest advertising company, New York-based Omnicom, and the third largest, Paris-based Publicis, announced Sunday their plans to merge. Together, they become the world's largest ad...
09:02 pm -04 - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Should You Take a Break From Social Media on Your Vacation?
Before social media, smartphones and tablets, going on vacation meant taking a hiatus from just about everything — no breaking news, no email and no updates from friends. If you really wanted to...
08:59 pm GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
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08:08 pm +02 - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable The Royal Baby Has Nothing on Honey Boo Boo
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07:29 pm GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable 1 in 4 Young Adults Regret Social Media Posts, Survey Says
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07:07 pm GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Publicis, Omnicom Merge to Become World's Biggest Ad Company
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06:46 pm GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable John Williams to Continue 'Star Wars' Musical Legacy, Scoring 'Episode VII'
John Williams will score Star Wars: Episode VII, continuing his legacy of composing music for all of the previous six movies in the Star Wars saga.Lucasfilm confirmed Saturday that Williams will be pa...
06:08 pm GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable The Royal Baby Has Nothing on Honey Boo Boo
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02:46 pm -04 - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable John Williams to Continue 'Star Wars' Musical Legacy, Scoring 'Episode VII'
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07:00 am GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable How to Photoshop Hybrid Animals
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06:00 am GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Pooping in Space and 13 Other Cosmic Tutorials
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05:00 am GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Robot Turns Your Watercolor Paintings Into Masterpieces
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04:00 am GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable 14 Best Free Audio Editors
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03:00 am GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable 'Donkey Kong' Stop Motion Hammers the Original
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01:58 am GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
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01:28 am GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Cancer Patient Performs Heartwarming Duet With College Quarterback
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01:00 am -04 - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Robot Turns Your Watercolor Paintings Into Masterpieces
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12:57 am GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable 8 Apps You Don't Want To Miss
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12:27 am GMT - Sun, July 28, 2013
Mashable Try Not to Laugh at SNL Cast Members Breaking Character
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11:57 pm GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Don't Miss These 25 Digital Media Resources and Tips
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11:27 pm GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Gets More Personal With Browser Tracking
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10:56 pm GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable 10 Tips For Being Awesome on Camera
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10:30 pm GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable 11 Healthier Versions of Your Favorite Childhood Snacks
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09:57 pm GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable 32 Incredible Moments in Photos
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09:19 pm GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Take a Look at Space Suits of the Future
Future astronauts should expect a lighter, more practical suit for suborbital and orbital commercial space travel.As reported by PopSci, a new "3G" space suit was unveiled at Capitol Hill this week by...
08:58 pm -05 - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
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08:30 pm GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable 15 News Reports Made Way Better With Videobombs
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08:02 pm GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable George Costanza Reacts to Royal Baby Name and Other Top Comments
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07:57 pm -05 - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable 8 Apps You Don't Want To Miss
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07:57 pm -04 - Sat, July 27, 2013
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Mashable Watch People Use Leap Motion's Gesture Controller for the First Time
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06:57 pm -05 - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Don't Miss These 25 Digital Media Resources and Tips
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06:41 pm GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable How Much Could These Superheroes Claim for Their Injuries?
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06:06 pm GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable This Is What Happens When You Scan Saran Wrap
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05:00 pm GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable With Technology, Less Is Definitely Not More
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01:06 pm -05 - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable This Is What Happens When You Scan Saran Wrap
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11:30 am +05 - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable 6 Job-Hunting Tips for the Employed
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10:30 am +05 - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Silicon Valley Fights for Immigrant Talent
The Silicon Valley startup Morpheus Medical hopes to save lives by commercializing software for diagnosing heart failure from MRI scans. But because of trouble securing a visa, its dreams were nearly ...
08:00 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Musical Poster Plays Drum Beats When Touched
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07:00 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Jiff the Wonder Dog Has Mad Walking and Skateboarding Skills
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06:00 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable 6 Job-Hunting Tips for the Employed
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05:30 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable This Beautiful Dress Is Made Entirely Out of a Book
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05:00 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Silicon Valley Fights for Immigrant Talent
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04:00 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Huge Porcupine Emits Terrifyingly Cute Noises
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03:00 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Russian Supply Ship Hauls Trash, Treadmill From Space Station
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02:00 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable These Beer Labels Come to Life as GIFs
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02:00 am -05 - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Jiff the Wonder Dog Has Mad Walking and Skateboarding Skills
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01:30 am -04 - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable This Beautiful Dress Is Made Entirely Out of a Book
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01:26 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable How to Cut the Airport Line
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01:14 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Vine Challenge: Colors in Motion
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01:06 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable 'Sharknado' Is Coming to Movie Theaters for One Day Only
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01:00 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Must-Reads: The iPad Problem, Netflix's Big Win and Future of Retail
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12:53 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Google Can Translate Your Handwritten Characters
You probably tap on QWERTY keyboards more than you practice your penmanship, but even Google hasn't forgetten the manual method.For words you can't type using your regular keyboard, such as Chinese, J...
12:31 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Could the Government Get a Search Warrant for Your Thoughts?
We don't have a mind-reading machine yet, but that's not to say we don't have the technology to create one.The technique of functional MRI (fMRI), which measure changes in localized brain activity ove...
12:27 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable FedEx Responds to Viral Video of Driver Throwing Packages
Leave it to FedEx to post a speedy response to a possible social media PR crisisShortly after a video of a driver throwing packages hit the Internet, the company posted a video featuring Shannon A. Br...
12:03 am GMT - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Kinect-Powered Stage Creates Imaginary World for Ballet
The Parisian contemporary ballet Mr. & Mrs. Dream features a high-tech set that brilliantly combines virtual reality with live dance. Kinect sensors are placed above the stage to track the dancers...
12:00 am -05 - Sat, July 27, 2013
Mashable Silicon Valley Fights for Immigrant Talent
The Silicon Valley startup Morpheus Medical hopes to save lives by commercializing software for diagnosing heart failure from MRI scans. But because of trouble securing a visa, its dreams were nearly ...
11:34 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Uniformed Soldier's Epic Dunk Shows NBA Stars How It's Done
Some of the NBA's brightest young stars played a game in Las Vegas Thursday night, but an Air Force soldier wearing camouflage and combat boots stole the showSee also: Meet Sports Twitter's 10 Worst G...
11:34 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Uniformed Airman's Epic Dunk Shows NBA Stars How It's Done
Some of the NBA's brightest young stars played a game in Las Vegas Thursday night, but an Air Force airman wearing camouflage and combat boots stole the showSee also: Meet Sports Twitter's 10 Worst Gr...
11:10 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Steve Ballmer Admits Microsoft Built Too Many Surface RT Tablets
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has admitted that the company built too many Surface tablets and that Windows device sales haven't been as strong as expected.During an internal town hall event earlier thi...
11:05 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable NFL Player Learns via a Tweet He Lost $2 Million
NFL player Tarell Brown's agent had one job to do. (One job!) And he didn't do it, as Brown learned the hard way via an article on TwitterSee, Brown is a cornerback entering the final year of contract...
11:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Russian Supply Ship Hauls Trash, Treadmill From Space Station
Yesterday, an unmanned Russian cargo ship filled with trash and an astronaut treadmill cast off from the International Space Station to make way for a fresh delivery, set to launch to the orbiting lab...
10:33 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable The Next Wave of Ads Knows Everything About You — Before You Do
Welcome to the world of inference advertising, which relies on targeted ads that use your smartphone's geo-location and social history to serve relevant mobile ads that know what you wa...
10:30 pm -07 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable This Beautiful Dress Is Made Entirely Out of a Book
This girl is about to put your DIY projects to shame.Vancouver-based actress, model and former circus artist Jori Phillips, 21, crafted a one-of-a-kind dress made entirely out of the pages of a book. ...
10:05 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 'Comet of the Century' Blazes in Stunning Hubble Photo
A spectacular new photo gives a deep-space view of Comet ISON, which could put on a dazzling show when it zooms through the inner solar system this November.The image — which researchers stitche...
10:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable These Beer Labels Come to Life as GIFs
Beer labels can be just as diverse as the brews inside the bottels and cans. The bold lettering, appealing color schemes and logos help you easily spot your favorite brands from across the bar or supe...
10:00 pm -07 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Silicon Valley Fights for Immigrant Talent
The Silicon Valley startup Morpheus Medical hopes to save lives by commercializing software for diagnosing heart failure from MRI scans. But because of trouble securing a visa, its dreams were nearly ...
09:38 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Justin Bieber Lookalike Pranks Freaked Out Fans
Sixteen-year-old Jeremy Frost gets told all the time that he looks like Justin Bieber. Instead of sitting back and enjoying the comparisons to his famous doppelgänger, Jeremy took the resemblance...
09:26 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable How to Cut the Airport Line
Ask some frequent fliers about the TSA’s PreCheck program and their eyes widen and their breath quickens. Well, at least mine does—PreCheck, the TSA’s expedited security-check servic...
09:19 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable This Chillaxing Song Is Made Almost Entirely From Water Sounds
There are few sounds in this world more calming than those of water dripping, rushing and crashing.Singer and songwriter Andrew Huang takes advantage of nature's backing track in his latest YouTube vi...
09:14 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Vine Challenge: Colors in Motion
For this week's Mashable Vine Challenge, we want you to create a Vine video that plays with "colors in motion."Try experimenting with different tools and objects — play with paint, construct or ...
09:06 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 'Sharknado' Is Coming to Movie Theaters for One Day Only
If you need another fix of a freak tornado that hurls terrifying, ocean-dwelling sharks onto land, we've got good news for youSyfy's made-for-TV movie Sharknado will get some time on the big screen. T...
09:00 pm -07 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Huge Porcupine Emits Terrifyingly Cute Noises
Kemosabe, a prehensile porcupine, has squealed his way into the Internet's heart with his giant body, long tail and odd vocalizations.In this YouTube video from Animal Wonders Montana, this big guy sq...
09:00 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable MashTalk: Is Google Chromecast an Apple TV Killer?
Google made a huge splash when the company unveiled the Chromecast — a $35 dongle that streams content from your computer, Android or iOS device to your TV — during its Android and Chrome ...
08:53 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Google Can Translate Your Handwritten Characters
You probably tap on QWERTY keyboards more than you practice your penmanship, but even Google hasn't forgetten the manual method.For words you can't type using your regular keyboard, such as Chinese, J...
08:31 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Could the Government Get a Search Warrant for Your Thoughts?
We don't have a mind-reading machine yet, but that's not to say we don't have the technology to create one.The technique of functional MRI (fMRI), which measure changes in localized brain activity ove...
08:27 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable FedEx Responds to Viral Video of Driver Throwing Packages
Leave it to FedEx to post a speedy response to a possible social media PR crisisShortly after a video of a driver throwing packages hit the Internet, the company posted a video featuring Shannon A. Br...
08:26 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Ballers Bridge Startup Helps Hoops Hopefuls Get Scholarships
"Not every young kid who plays ball can go to Louisville or play for Coach K," says Gerald Cannon, co-founder of the startup Ballers BridgeThat's exactly why Cannon and his partner, Armand Brown, star...
08:03 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Kinect-Powered Stage Creates Imaginary World for Ballet
The Parisian contemporary ballet Mr. & Mrs. Dream features a high-tech set that brilliantly combines virtual reality with live dance. Kinect sensors are placed above the stage to track the dancers...
07:56 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable LiveJournal Still Rules in Russia
Last week, Russian activist Alexei Navalny was arrested for politically-motivated embezzlement charges stemming from his use of a social network to organize public demonstrations against President Vla...
07:34 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Activision Buys Back Shares From Vivendi for $8 Billion
Activision Blizzard reached a deal to buy itself back from struggling publisher Vivendi for about $8 billion, the company announced early Friday morning.In two separate transactions, Activision Blizza...
07:34 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Uniformed Airman's Epic Dunk Shows NBA Stars How It's Done
Some of the NBA's brightest young stars played a game in Las Vegas Thursday night, but an Air Force airman wearing camouflage and combat boots stole the showSee also: Meet Sports Twitter's 10 Worst Gr...
07:28 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Google Wants to Put a Universal Translator in Every Android Phone
It's not just the computers on Star Trek that Google wants to build for real. The company is also working on a device similar to the show's universal translator — a mythical device on the show t...
07:12 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Huawei Operates David Cameron’s Internet Porn Filter
According to the BBC, the filtering system promoted by Britain's prime minister to protect sensitive eyes from the horrors of Internet pornography is run by the controversial Chinese technology compan...
07:08 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Steve Jobs' Widow Invests in Former MSNBC Anchor's Media Site
Laurene Powell Jobs generally stayed out of the spotlight while her husband Steve Jobs ran Apple, but since his passing, she has emerged occasionally to promote immigration reform and the passage of t...
07:00 pm -07 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable These Beer Labels Come to Life as GIFs
Beer labels can be just as diverse as the brews inside the bottels and cans. The bold lettering, appealing color schemes and logos help you easily spot your favorite brands from across the bar or supe...
06:58 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Advertising on Instagram: Unacceptable or Understandable?
Facebook execs have been upfront about the fact that at some point, Instagram will include advertising.The timeline remains a mystery. Based on CEO Mark Zuckerberg's comments during the company's seco...
06:47 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 35 Insanely Realistic 3D Renderings
The works of art above aren't actual photos, even though we'd really like them to be. They were created by talented 3D artists who blew our minds with spectacular graphics skills.The artists create po...
06:33 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable The Next Wave of Ads Knows Everything About You — Before You Do
Welcome to the world of inference advertising, which relies on targeted ads that use your smartphone's geo-location and social history to serve relevant mobile ads that know what you wa...
05:51 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Nielsen: Display Advertising Grew 26.3% in the First Quarter
The much-reviled banner ad appears to have some life left.Display advertising — a category that includes banners — grew 26.3% globally in the first quarter, according to Nielsen. The incre...
05:43 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Disney Interactive Debuts Stop Motion Love Story
When Walt Disney passed away almost 50 years ago, his studio was best known for animated and live action hits such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella, Bambi and Treasure IslandSince then, ...
05:42 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Samsung Boosts Capital Spending as High-End Phone Demand Slows
Samsung Electronics Co. will invest $18 billion in its memory-chip and display businesses this year as the world’s biggest smartphone maker tries to ward off slowing demand for high-end devices ...
05:38 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Justin Bieber Lookalike Pranks Freaked Out Fans
Sixteen-year-old Jeremy Frost gets told all the time that he looks like Justin Bieber. Instead of sitting back and enjoying the comparisons to his famous doppelgänger, Jeremy took the resemblance...
05:19 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable This Chillaxing Song Is Made Almost Entirely From Water Sounds
There are few sounds in this world more calming than those of water dripping, rushing and crashing.Singer and songwriter Andrew Huang takes advantage of nature's backing track in his latest YouTube vi...
05:17 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Amazon Misses Earnings Target and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesA...
05:10 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Harsh Realities of 21st Century Social Life
We hate to break it to you: It's not technology, it's youIn this comic, Drew at Toothpaste For Dinner points out that if your phone isn't ringing, maybe it's not because people don't make calls anymor...
05:03 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Nexus 7 Now Available at Best Buy
Google's recently announced new tablet, the Nexus 7, is already available at Best Buy, The Verge reportsThough the new Nexus 7 isn't officially available until July 30, it has already shipped to custo...
05:00 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable MashTalk: Is Google Chromecast an Apple TV Killer?
Google made a huge splash when the company unveiled the Chromecast — a $35 dongle that streams content from your computer, Android or iOS device to your TV — during its Android and Chrome ...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 20 Ridiculous Questions Regular People Ask Google
When we have questions — from daily curiosities to deepest doubts — Google has answersGoogle is there when we need to know how frequently a newborn baby is fed; where to get a bento box on...
04:25 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Voice-Activated Robot Air Freshener Spreads Scents via Bubble
If you're cooped up inside an air-conditioned home this summer or your household air just feels stale, you're probably breaking out bottles of Febreze, burning scented candles or using those plug-in a...
04:10 pm -07 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Steve Ballmer Admits Microsoft Built Too Many Surface RT Tablets
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has admitted that the company built too many Surface tablets and that Windows device sales haven't been as strong as expected.During an internal town hall event earlier thi...
04:05 pm -07 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable NFL Player Learns via a Tweet He Lost $2 Million
NFL player Tarell Brown's agent had one job to do. (One job!) And he didn't do it, as Brown learned the hard way via an article on TwitterSee, Brown is a cornerback entering the final year of contract...
03:56 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable LiveJournal Still Rules in Russia
Last week, Russian activist Alexei Navalny was arrested for politically-motivated embezzlement charges stemming from his use of a social network to organize public demonstrations against President Vla...
03:55 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable The Dreadful Cycle of Unsubscribing
No one is ever sure how it starts, but one day it emerges — that newsletter in your inbox or a "We're Having a Sale" email. And then, for the next 30 years of your life, you continue to receive ...
03:34 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Activision Buys Back Shares From Vivendi for $8 Billion
Activision Blizzard reached a deal to buy itself back from struggling publisher Vivendi for about $8 billion, the company announced early Friday morning.In two separate transactions, Activision Blizza...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 11 Etsy Intimates To Scare the Pants Back On Your Lover
Does your undies drawer need an overhaul?Etsy sells all of the decorative and novelty lingerie one would ever need. Rhinestone and flower-encrusted bras out dazzle bland cotton undergarments. And unde...
03:28 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Google Wants to Put a Universal Translator in Every Android Phone
It's not just the computers on Star Trek that Google wants to build for real. The company is also working on a device similar to the show's universal translator — a mythical device on the show t...
03:12 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Huawei Operates David Cameron’s Internet Porn Filter
According to the BBC, the filtering system promoted by Britain's prime minister to protect sensitive eyes from the horrors of Internet pornography is run by the controversial Chinese technology compan...
03:08 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Steve Jobs' Widow Invests in Former MSNBC Anchor's Media Site
Laurene Powell Jobs generally stayed out of the spotlight while her husband Steve Jobs ran Apple, but since his passing, she has emerged occasionally to promote immigration reform and the passage of t...
03:00 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable The Creepy, Real Science Behind 'The Last of Us'
During the creation of Uncharted 2, Naughty Dog Creative Director Neil Druckmann watched Planet Earth, the nature documentary series. What was originally just entertainment generated the next idea for...
02:30 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 14 Animals Totally Not Interested in Summer
Summer is supposed to be a festive season — the toasty weather, backyard BBQs and relaxed family vacations are just a few of the perks.However, not everyone shares the same appreciation, especia...
02:19 pm -07 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable This Chillaxing Song Is Made Almost Entirely From Water Sounds
There are few sounds in this world more calming than those of water dripping, rushing and crashing.Singer and songwriter Andrew Huang takes advantage of nature's backing track in his latest YouTube vi...
02:03 pm -03 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Nexus 7 Now Available at Best Buy
Google's recently announced new tablet, the Nexus 7, is already available at Best Buy, The Verge reportsThough the new Nexus 7 isn't officially available until July 30, it has already shipped to custo...
02:00 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 4 Dazzling Stargazing Maps
Stargazing is a cheap and relaxing alternative to break-the-bank activities, but with thousands of stars up there twinkling away, it can be difficult to identify the various constellations and other f...
01:51 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Nielsen: Display Advertising Grew 26.3% in the First Quarter
The much-reviled banner ad appears to have some life left.Display advertising — a category that includes banners — grew 26.3% globally in the first quarter, according to Nielsen. The incre...
01:43 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Disney Interactive Debuts Stop Motion Love Story
When Walt Disney passed away almost 50 years ago, his studio was best known for animated and live action hits such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella, Bambi and Treasure IslandSince then, ...
01:42 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Samsung Boosts Capital Spending as High-End Phone Demand Slows
Samsung Electronics Co. will invest $18 billion in its memory-chip and display businesses this year as the world’s biggest smartphone maker tries to ward off slowing demand for high-end devices ...
01:25 pm -03 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Voice-Activated Robot Air Freshener Spreads Scents via Bubble
If you're cooped up inside an air-conditioned home this summer or your household air just feels stale, you're probably breaking out bottles of Febreze, burning scented candles or using those plug-in a...
01:17 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Amazon Misses Earnings Target and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesA...
01:10 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Harsh Realities of 21st Century Social Life
We hate to break it to you: It's not technology, it's youIn this comic, Drew at Toothpaste For Dinner points out that if your phone isn't ringing, maybe it's not because people don't make calls anymor...
01:03 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Nexus 7 Now Available at Best Buy
Google's recently announced new tablet, the Nexus 7, is already available at Best Buy, The Verge reportsThough the new Nexus 7 isn't officially available until July 30, it has already shipped to custo...
01:00 pm GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable How to Find New YouTube Content
YouTube is pretty incredible. Surf from cat video to amateur vlog to high-quality episodic show in just a few clicks, all under one network.Of course, with billions of hours of video available to chos...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 20 Searches Made Ridiculous by Google Autocomplete
When we have questions — from daily curiosities to deepest doubts — Google has answersGoogle is there when we need to know how frequently a newborn baby is fed; where to get a bento box on...
11:55 am -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable The Dreadful Cycle of Unsubscribing
No one is ever sure how it starts, but one day it emerges — that newsletter in your inbox or a "We're Having a Sale" email. And then, for the next 30 years of your life, you continue to receive ...
11:40 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Can't Sleep? Blame the Moon
The moon could be to blame for a bad night's sleep, researchers now say. These findings are the first reliable evidence that lunar rhythms can influence sleep in humans.The moon often gets blamed for ...
11:25 am -05 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Voice-Activated Robot Air Freshener Spreads Scents via Bubble
If you're cooped up inside an air-conditioned home this summer or your household air just feels stale, you're probably breaking out bottles of Febreze, burning scented candles or using those plug-in a...
11:01 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Report: Samsung Ships More Smartphones Than Four of Its Biggest Rivals Combined
According to the latest quarterly data from IDC, Samsung has shipped more than twice as many smartphones as Apple in Q2 2013In fact, with 72.4 million shipments in the period, the Korean giant shipped...
11:00 am -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable The Creepy, Real Science Behind 'The Last of Us'
During the creation of Uncharted 2, Naughty Dog Creative Director Neil Druckmann watched Planet Earth, the nature documentary series. What was originally just entertainment generated the next idea for...
10:30 am -05 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 11 Etsy Intimates To Scare the Pants Back On Your Lover
Does your undies drawer need an overhaul?Etsy sells all of the decorative and novelty lingerie one would ever need. Rhinestone and flower-encrusted bras out dazzle bland cotton undergarments. And unde...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 14 Animals Totally Not Interested in Summer
Summer is supposed to be a festive season — the toasty weather, backyard BBQs and relaxed family vacations are just a few of the perks.However, not everyone shares the same appreciation, especia...
10:17 am -07 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Amazon Misses Earnings Target and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesA...
10:00 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 6 Apps to Prepare for Natural Disasters in Asia
Asia has experienced its share of devastating natural disasters: earthquakes, tsunamis, storms and floods. Although some might say weather and calamities are unpredictable, it doesn't hurt to be prepa...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 4 Dazzling Stargazing Maps
Stargazing is a cheap and relaxing alternative to break-the-bank activities, but with thousands of stars up there twinkling away, it can be difficult to identify the various constellations and other f...
09:34 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable The Star Wars Seven: Return of the Jedi Cast Reunited
The Force was with Boba Fett, C-3PO, Chewbacca, Emperor Palpatine, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Wicket the Ewok Thursday. The actors behind these seven iconic Return of the Jedi characters were r...
07:00 am -03 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 6 Apps to Prepare for Natural Disasters in Asia
Asia has experienced its share of devastating natural disasters: earthquakes, tsunamis, storms and floods. Although some might say weather and calamities are unpredictable, it doesn't hurt to be prepa...
06:25 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Happier Wants to Be Like Twitter For Sharing Happy Moments
The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here.Name: HappierOne-Liner P...
05:51 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable The New Nexus 7 Vs iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HD and Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
Google introduced an updated version of the popular Nexus 7 tablet on Wednesday, adding a higher resolution screen and better processor, while still keeping the price at an affordable $229.When the or...
05:21 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Life-Size Holograms For Your Living Room Are On the Horizon
We've seen holograms in Star Wars and Star Trek and other Hollywood cinema. But now, life-size holograms could eventually be a reality in your own living room.Los Angeles-based Provision 3D Media is t...
04:40 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Tiny Pee-Wee Football Player Lays Down Big-Time Hit
Look out, Jadeveon Clowney. There's a new sheriff on the gridironWe don't know his name, or where's from. We just know he's really, really small and tackles really, really hard:The surprising pee-wee ...
04:06 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Buying an Electric Vehicle Won't Up Your Green Cred
The days of going out and buying an electric car to demonstrate your steadfast devotion to the environment are coming to an end. Pretty soon, people might suspect you bought the car because you actual...
03:47 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Robot Cracks Your Android PIN Code
Using a PIN to lock your Android phone will keep it safe from most people, but not from R2B2 — a robot designed to brute-force its way through any four-digit code in less than a day.R2B2, the Ro...
03:35 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable How to Create a Meaningful Tumblr Campaign
Since Tumblr's acquisition by Yahoo, users have been seeing an uptick in ads. This shouldn't come as a surprise, though; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said early and often that monetizing the microblogging ...
03:19 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Did Spanish Train Crash Driver Make Speed Boast on Facebook?
On Wednesday, at 8.41 p.m. local time, a train derailed and crashed near the northwestern Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela, leaving 80 people dead and 31 critically injuredMonths before the trag...
03:12 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Google's Chromecast Is Magical, But Not Without Issues
Google’s Chromecast bills itself on the box as “the easiest way to watch online video on your TV.” Following in the footsteps of Google TV and the company’s never-released Nexu...
03:00 am -07 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 6 Apps to Prepare for Natural Disasters in Asia
Asia has experienced its share of devastating natural disasters: earthquakes, tsunamis, storms and floods. Although some might say weather and calamities are unpredictable, it doesn't hurt to be prepa...
02:54 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Photographer Puts Creative Spin on Crayola Colors
Forget your classic Crayola 64 pack from elementary school and ogle over these new expressions of color.Daniel Seung Lee is the photographer behind Crayola Theory. The project is a visual transla...
02:42 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Private Astronaut Taxi Development Entering Final Phase
Last week, NASA released a draft solicitation for the fourth and final development phase of its Commercial Crew Program — an initiative that has plans for a crewed space launch to the Internatio...
02:29 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable World's Possibly First 3D-Printed Rifle Is Fired on YouTube
A video showing what appears to be the first completely 3D-printed rifle in action was uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday.The video shows the plastic rifle, called "the Grizzly," clamped to a workbench ...
02:21 am -03 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Life-Size Holograms for Your Living Room Are on the Horizon
We've seen holograms in Star Wars and Star Trek and other Hollywood cinema. But now, life-size holograms could eventually be a reality in your own living room.Los Angeles-based Provision 3D Media is t...
02:09 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Google Ends Free 3-Month Netflix Promo for Chromecast Orders
It was a good deal that didn't last very longGoogle reportedly ended its three-month Netflix subscription promotion for Chromecast buyers on Thursday, just one day after the new media streaming produc...
01:51 am -04 - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable The New Nexus 7 Vs iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HD and Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
Google introduced an updated version of the popular Nexus 7 tablet on Wednesday, adding a higher resolution screen and better processor, while still keeping the price at an affordable $229.When the or...
01:44 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable 200,000 Images of Saturn Form Beautiful Stop-Motion Film
On July 19, NASA's Cassini mission took pictures of Earth from 900 million miles away. The full Saturn mosaic will take weeks to process, but while we're waiting, filmmaker Fabio di Donato created a S...
01:05 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable This Is What a 4chan Voicemail Sounds Like
When 4chan pranksters started bombarding my inbox with spam emails for women's lingerie, I laughed. They were easy enough to ignore and made for interesting small talk.When they ordered two large pizz...
12:39 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Hackers Accused of Stealing 160 Million Credit, Debit Card Numbers
Five hackers have been charged with attacking the computer networks of more than a dozen major corporations and stealing at least 160 million credit and debit card numbers in an operation that spanned...
12:34 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Zynga Stock Falls After Swearing Off Real-Money Gambling in U.S.
Zynga's stock fell 14% in after-hours trading on Thursday after the company announced it was abandoning plans to get into real-money gambling."While the Company continues to evaluate its real money ga...
12:31 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable Amazon Reports $7 Million Net Loss in Q2, Stock Falls Below $300
Amazon's second quarter earnings came below Wall Street estimates, causing the stock to dip by as much as 4% in after hours trading.The ecommerce giant posted a net loss of $7 million or -$0.02 per sh...
12:10 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable App Offers 1,000 Ways to Ban Writers' Block
Getting stuck with writer's block is a huge pain. Since each person's writing style differs, creative prompts can be very hit-or-miss.The Prompts app provides helpful questions that offer inspiration....
12:10 am GMT - Fri, July 26, 2013
Mashable App Offers 1,000 Ways to Beat Writers' Block
Getting stuck with writer's block is a huge pain. Since each person's writing style differs, creative prompts can be very hit-or-miss.The Prompts app provides helpful questions that offer inspiration....
11:48 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable KTVU Producers Fired Over Viral Racist News Fiasco
Bay Area local news station KTVU has fired three veteran producers for a viral news gaffe that broadcast racist, fictitious names for the flight crew of Asiana Airlines Flight 214's deadly crash at Sa...
11:36 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Snake Orgies and 25 Other Strange Animal Mating Habits
Male porcupines urinate on females in hopes of getting laid. Snails make out before shooting a love dart, and hippos incorporate poop into their mating ritualThere's a whole kingdom of animal informat...
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Mashable How to Create a Meaningful Tumblr Campaign
Since Tumblr's acquisition by Yahoo, users have been seeing an uptick in ads. This shouldn't come as a surprise, though; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said early and often that monetizing the microblogging ...
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Mashable Google's Chromecast Is Magical, But Not Without Issues
Google’s Chromecast bills itself on the box as “the easiest way to watch online video on your TV.” Following in the footsteps of Google TV and the company’s never-released Nexu...
10:56 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable LIVE: Chat About the Best Tech for Health and Wellness
Technology seems to take us away from "active" activities like sports for recreation instead of video games or just walking around a physical store rather than shopping online. But, plenty of innovati...
10:45 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Blimps to Defend Washington, D.C. Airspace
Blimps are experiencing a bit of a renaissance. Montabello, Calif.-based Aeros recently said it was working on a rigid airship that could fly like a plane and float like a balloon. And now, Raytheon h...
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Mashable Private Astronaut Taxi Development Entering Final Phase
Last week, NASA released a draft solicitation for the fourth and final development phase of its Commercial Crew Program — an initiative that has plans for a crewed space launch to the Internatio...
10:29 pm -04 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable World's Possibly First 3D-Printed Rifle Is Fired on YouTube
A video showing what appears to be the first completely 3D-printed rifle in action was uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday.The video shows the plastic rifle, called "the Grizzly," clamped to a workbench ...
10:17 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Lady Gaga Will Return With New 'ARTPOP' Single at MTV VMAs
Lady Gaga is finally coming back with new music. After hip surgery and a leave of absence from the public eye, Gaga will debut her new single from upcoming album ARTPOP at the MTV VMAs on on August 25...
10:09 pm -04 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Google Ends Free 3-Month Netflix Promo for Chromecast Orders
It was a good deal that didn't last very longGoogle reportedly ended its three-month Netflix subscription promotion for Chromecast buyers on Thursday, just one day after the new media streaming produc...
09:59 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Where Does $122,874 Go After Its Kickstarter Is Canceled?
Kickstarter is the go-to crowdfunding site for people hoping to launch ambitious and oftentimes niche projects. But it takes more than money to turn ideas into realities, and sometimes Kickstarter cam...
09:44 pm -04 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable 200,000 Images of Saturn Form Beautiful Stop-Motion Film
On July 19, NASA's Cassini mission took pictures of Earth from 900 million miles away. The full Saturn mosaic will take weeks to process, but while we're waiting, filmmaker Fabio di Donato created a S...
09:42 pm -05 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Private Astronaut Taxi Development Entering Final Phase
Last week, NASA released a draft solicitation for the fourth and final development phase of its Commercial Crew Program — an initiative that has plans for a crewed space launch to the Internatio...
09:40 pm -07 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Tiny Pee-Wee Football Player Lays Down Big-Time Hit
Look out, Jadeveon Clowney. There's a new sheriff on the gridironWe don't know his name, or where's from. We just know he's really, really small and tackles really, really hard:The surprising pee-wee ...
09:35 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Julian Assange Launches WikiLeaks Party in Australia
Julian Assange is officially taking his fight for transparency from the Internet to the Australian SenateThe founder of WikiLeaks formally announced the launch of the WikiLeaks Party on Thursday, alon...
09:14 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Discovery Channel to Host Underwater Google Hangout With Sharks
Shark lovers' jaws will drop when they hear this news: Discovery Channel will be hosting an underwater Google Hangout for the 26th anniversary of Shark Week, straight from the National Aquarium in Bal...
08:47 pm -07 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Robot Cracks Your Android PIN Code
Using a PIN to lock your Android phone will keep it safe from most people, but not from R2B2 — a robot designed to brute-force its way through any four-digit code in less than a day.R2B2, the Ro...
08:44 pm -05 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable 200,000 Images of Saturn Form Beautiful Stop-Motion Film
On July 19, NASA's Cassini mission took pictures of Earth from 900 million miles away. The full Saturn mosaic will take weeks to process, but while we're waiting, filmmaker Fabio di Donato created a S...
08:41 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Humanize Your Animals for Our Photo Challenge
For this week's Mashable Photo Challenge Guest Series, we want you to show us your animal's human side. Does your little pup sneeze like a grown man? Do you ever find your cat sleeping with her head o...
08:39 pm -04 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Hackers Accused of Stealing 160 Million Credit, Debit Card Numbers
Five hackers have been charged with attacking the computer networks of more than a dozen major corporations and stealing at least 160 million credit and debit card numbers in an operation that spanned...
08:36 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable 4 Tips for Staying Productive While You Travel
Not too long ago, work meant being in an office and travel meant not working. Today, with both flexible employers and digital communication tools, many of us can work from anywhere. But, it's easier s...
08:35 pm -07 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable How to Create a Meaningful Tumblr Campaign
Since Tumblr's acquisition by Yahoo, users have been seeing an uptick in ads. This shouldn't come as a surprise, though; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said early and often that monetizing the microblogging ...
08:34 pm -04 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Zynga Stock Falls After Swearing Off Real-Money Gambling in U.S.
Zynga's stock fell 14% in after-hours trading on Thursday after the company announced it was abandoning plans to get into real-money gambling."While the Company continues to evaluate its real money ga...
08:19 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Slept Through the Snooze Button Again? This App Can Help
A new alarm app called Walk Up has a unique way of making sure you actually get out of bed in the morning: It requires you to take it for a walk before finally shutting up.This may be a trump card for...
08:12 pm -07 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Google's Chromecast Is Magical, But Not Without Issues
Google’s Chromecast bills itself on the box as “the easiest way to watch online video on your TV.” Following in the footsteps of Google TV and the company’s never-released Nexu...
08:10 pm -04 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable App Offers 1,000 Ways to Beat Writers' Block
Getting stuck with writer's block is a huge pain. Since each person's writing style differs, creative prompts can be very hit-or-miss.The Prompts app provides helpful questions that offer inspiration....
08:05 pm -05 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable This Is What a 4chan Voicemail Sounds Like
When 4chan pranksters started bombarding my inbox with spam emails for women's lingerie, I laughed. They were easy enough to ignore and made for interesting small talk.When they ordered two large pizz...
08:01 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Fires 250 More Employees in Turnaround Effort
BlackBerry (originally RIM) laid off 250 more employees on Tuesday as part of a continued effort to turnaround the company.The layoffs, which were first reported by Bloomberg on Thursday, affected emp...
07:59 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Seamless: How a Dot-Com Startup Adapted to Changing Tastes
No tech company survives for more than a decade without making at least a few big changes, and Seamless is no exception.Seamless launched in 1999 as SeamlessWeb, an online food delivery service that s...
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Mashable 50Plus Events in Social Media, Social Intelligence and More
They say great minds think alike. That’s why Mashable's Events Board is here to help you make valuable connections — when you attend your industry’s leading conferences, that is. Whe...
07:24 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Top 7 Political Gaffes on YouTube
In politics, gaffes last anywhere from a few minutes to an entire campaign. However, on YouTube, they live forever.From Howard Dean's infamous "Yeeeeeearghhh" to Rick Perry's "Oops" moment, Mashable c...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Facebook's Scrooge Tactics Are Working
Most of the headlines surrounding Facebook’s (FB) second-quarter results centered on two things: the company’s very strong mobile revenue and the 20% stock jump that news triggered. The bo...
06:45 pm -04 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Blimps to Defend Washington, D.C. Airspace
Blimps are experiencing a bit of a renaissance. Montabello, Calif.-based Aeros recently said it was working on a rigid airship that could fly like a plane and float like a balloon. And now, Raytheon h...
06:37 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Ashton Kutcher: Steve Jobs Was the Leonardo da Vinci of Our Generation
Ashton Kutcher, who's playing Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic called "Jobs," sat down with Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show," revealing some of his thoughts on the legendary Apple co-founderKutcher said...
06:22 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Tobii's Eye-Tracking Laptop
Forget waving at the screen, I want my computer to look into my eyes and know what I want to doThat is, after all, the experience of using a Tobii Gaze eye-tracking technology-equipped laptop. Over th...
05:59 pm -04 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Where Does $122,874 Go After Its Kickstarter Is Canceled?
Kickstarter is the go-to crowdfunding site for people hoping to launch ambitious and oftentimes niche projects. But it takes more than money to turn ideas into realities, and sometimes Kickstarter cam...
05:59 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Why Syrian Hackers Targeted a Skype Rival
The Syrian Electronic Army, the hacker group responsible for defacing several online news sites, has struck again. Visitors to a section of Viber Media's website — which provides a Skype-like In...
05:50 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Facebook Stock Surges 25% After Beating Wall Street Expectations
It took more than a year, but it looks like Facebook has finally impressed Wall Street.Facebook's stock opened above $33 a share on Thursday, its highest opening price since the day after it went publ...
05:47 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Facebook's 819 Million Mobile Users and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesF...
05:30 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable 27 Brickin' Incredible Lego Creations
From building imaginary cities to miniaturized movie characters, Legos provide endless possibilities for imaginative kids. The possibilities are endless, thanks to those colorful building blocks.Some ...
05:23 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable The Downside to Your Sleeping Style
Everyone has a favorite sweet spot on their bed. You can't drift off into a blissful snore-filled sleep until the pillow has been adjusted to a perfect 63-degree angle, and your arm is placed in that ...
05:01 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Tiny Tech: 10 Space-Saving Gadgets for Dorm Rooms
Are you, or is someone you know, headed off to dwell in a dorm room for the foreseeable future? Then you might want to check out our space-saving selection of tiny techFrom mini kitchen gadgetry to sm...
04:41 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Eye Receptor Transplants May Restore Eyesight to the Blind
Scientists at the University College London have perhaps discovered a method for restoring the vision of blind people.As reported by New Scientist, researchers have been able to grow light-sensing cel...
04:30 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable 12 WTF Free Items on Craigslist
Craigslist can be a great place to find or recycle items for free, like an old air conditioner or gently used couchIt also serves as an excellent source of entertainment, offering some of the strange...
04:19 pm -04 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Slept Through the Snooze Button Again? This App Can Help
A new alarm app called Walk Up has a unique way of making sure you actually get out of bed in the morning: It requires you to take it for a walk before finally shutting up.This may be a trump card for...
04:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Fires 250 More Employees in Turnaround Effort
BlackBerry (originally RIM) laid off 250 more employees on Tuesday as part of a continued effort to turnaround the company.The layoffs, which were first reported by Bloomberg on Thursday, affected emp...
04:00 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable The 9 Types of Facebook Users
You know the type. He created a Facebook account in 2009 and hasn't touched it since. No profile picture. No status update. Occasionally, someone tags him in a photo, but does he even receive the noti...
03:59 pm -04 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Seamless: How a Dot-Com Startup Adapted to Changing Tastes
No tech company survives for more than a decade without making at least a few big changes, and Seamless is no exception.Seamless launched in 1999 as SeamlessWeb, an online food delivery service that s...
03:44 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable In Web Redesign, 'Women's Health' Tries to Feel Less Like a Magazine
Women's Health magazine has inspired its fair share of body and lifestyle makeovers, and now its website is getting a makeover of its own.The Rodale-owned title recently took the wraps off a new site ...
03:43 pm -04 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable 50Plus Events in Social Media, Social Intelligence and More
They say great minds think alike. That’s why Mashable's Events Board is here to help you make valuable connections — when you attend your industry’s leading conferences, that is. Whe...
03:29 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable A Tech Park in Spain for Birds, Frogs and Turtles
It's the goal of every tech entrepreneur to hatch new ideas. Alejandro Fernandez is just as interested in hatching endangered birds.The co-founder of Fractalia Remote Systems, a maker of device manage...
03:00 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable 7 Best Cellphones for Kids
As autumn creeps in and classes begin again, some parents are starting to think about their child's first cellphone. For safety and basic communication, first phones represent an important decision &#...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Artist Creates Celebrity Speed Paintings by Playing With Food
You've likely heard the phrase "Don't play with your food!" These photos just took the cliché to another level.French artist Vivi Mac uses food items and a sharp wit to speed paint iconic celebri...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Artist Creates Celebrity Speed Paintings With Food
You've likely heard the phrase "Don't play with your food!" These photos just took the cliché to another level.French artist Vivi Mac uses food items and a sharp wit to speed paint iconic celebri...
02:14 pm -07 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Discovery Channel to Host Underwater Google Hangout With Sharks
Shark lovers' jaws will drop when they hear this news: Discovery Channel will be hosting an underwater Google Hangout for the 26th anniversary of Shark Week, straight from the National Aquarium in Bal...
02:11 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Neil Gaiman To Release First Ever Video Game
Horror-fantasy icon and best-selling author Neil Gaiman is stepping into a whole new world. A virtual one. Today the British-born writer is announcing the launch of his first video game, Wayward Manor...
02:11 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Neil Gaiman to Release First Video Game
Horror-fantasy icon and best-selling author Neil Gaiman is stepping into a whole new world. A virtual one. Today the British-born writer is announcing the launch of his first video game, Wayward Manor...
02:00 pm GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable 11 Convenient Sites for Cheap Textbooks
Sorry to bum you out, students, but summer is almost over — and that means you’ll have to go back to school and once again function like a normal human being. You'll have to shower regular...
11:33 am +05 - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Faux 'Daria' Movie Trailer Stars Perfectly Cast Aubrey Plaza
The ultimate sarcastic animated teenager has finally been portrayed by her perfect real-life counterpartAubrey Plaza, unofficial queen of the deadpan, plays the titular role of Daria Morgendorffer in ...
11:29 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Type This Code Into YouTube Search to Go Retro
As promised, YouTube has started its Easter egg hunt in preparation for the upcoming Geek WeekThe first clue has been dropped via YouTube's Twitter account — it's a code one needs to crack to "g...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Slow-Mo Footage of Underwater Bullets Will Captivate You
The idea of firing bullets doesn't exactly bring the word "relaxation" to mindBut in The Slow-Mo Guys' latest installment, the team fires bullets underwater, and the resulting slow-motion footage is s...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Finnish Company Develops Facial Recognition Payment System
Even if you find yourself in Helsinki with no phone or wallet, that may not stop you from shopping. Finnish company Uniqul has patented and tested out a new payment system that lets you pay your bill...
07:56 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Why Amazon Should Play Nice With Local Bookstores
Online stores, recommendation sites like Goodreads (which Amazon (AMZN) bought in March), and other sites in the virtual marketplace for books can’t produce the kind of sales driven by customers...
07:29 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Volvo's Electric Car Charger Design Is Stunning and Portable
Electric cars can be environmentally friendly and economically responsible, but they're not necessarily known for being flashy. Volvo is now trying to change that by introducing a new portable electr...
06:31 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Google Pays For Free Wi-Fi in San Francisco Parks
Free Wi-Fi is coming to 31 San Francisco parks, thanks to local tech giant Google picking up the massive tabCity supervisor Mark Farrell announced the news on Wednesday. All of the parks, plazas and o...
06:03 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Faux 'Daria' Movie Trailer Stars Perfectly Cast Aubrey Plaza
The ultimate sarcastic animated teenager has finally been portrayed by her perfect real-life counterpartAubrey Plaza, unofficial queen of the deadpan, plays the titular role of Daria Morgendorffer in ...
05:28 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable MaskMe Lets You Use The Internet Without Putting Your Personal Data at Risk
Our lives are increasingly online, which means a lot of our personal data is at riskAbine, an online privacy company, found that the three things users wanted most protection for were emails, phone nu...
05:00 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable The Unforgivable Sins of Design
Even we novices can spot design atrocities when they occur — Comic Sans and upside-down text, anyone? Those design flaws can be like nails on a chalkboard to common folk, but to people in the bi...
04:48 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Amendment to Defund NSA Phone Surveillance Program Is Defeated
An amendment to stop the NSA's bulk collection of Americans' phone records was narrowly defeated by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday evening with a vote tally of 205 "yeas" and 217 "nays....
04:36 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable This Massive News Fail Is a Real Boner
Welp, this happened Tuesday night at a Michigan ABC affiliateWJRT reporter Siobhan Riley was explaining the effect of construction on downtown traffic in Saginaw while using a telestrator to diagram t...
04:08 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Apple Patent Could Bring Videos and Status Updates to On-Hold Calls
Many of us dislike those repetitive loops of cheesy music that play when we're put on hold with customer service. And when friends put us on hold during personal phone calls, all we get is silence. Lu...
03:31 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Google's New Nexus 7
During a press event in San Francisco Wednesday morning Google unveiled the next generation of its popular Nexus 7 tablet. The first device to ship running Android 4.3, the tablet is both thinner and ...
02:59 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Professor X Couldn't Even Catch These 'X-Men' Fails
Cerebro, find all the mutants. Scratch that — find all the mistakes.This video outlines 40 fails found in the first installment of the X-Men film series. From ridiculous haircuts to un...
02:33 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Twitter Apologizes for Using Real Users' Fake Tweets to Sell Ads
Twitter has apologized for using fake tweets attributed to real users to push a new advertising product earlier this weekThe company announced on Tuesday that its "Amplify" product allowing media bran...
02:16 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable George H. W. Bush Shaves Head to Support 2-Year-Old With Cancer
Former President George H. W. Bush shaved his head this week in support of a young boy named Patrick, the 2-year-old son of a member of Bush's security detail suffering from leukemiaOther members of B...
02:13 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Kanye's 'Black Skinhead' Playfully Illustrated, Lyric by Lyric
The official video to Kanye West's single "Black Skinhead" was released earlier this week, but it might've been one upped by an unlikely person.David Fuenz, a copywriter at a Montreal ad agency, was t...
02:06 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg Makes Unauthorized Cameo in Online Privacy Film
On the heels of revelations about NSA spying comes a film that may leave online security advocates further infuriated.In a documentary, titled Terms And Conditions May Apply, Facebook's CEO Mark Zucke...
02:04 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Jay Z's Old Hyphen Looks for a Job on Craiglist
Jay Z officially dropped the hyphen in his name last week, confusing fans and copy editors everywhere with the seemingly sudden decision. Perhaps most upset of all was the former hyphen itselfFeeling ...
01:47 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Chipotle Faked Its Twitter Hack
Chipotle appeared to be the latest brand to have its Twitter account hacked on Sunday when its main account, @ChipotleTweets, posted a series of confusing and seemingly random tweets over the course o...
01:20 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Microsoft: Any Game Can Be Self-Published on Xbox One
Microsoft said it will allow indie game creators to self-publish their content on the upcoming Xbox One console, a dramatic departure from its current policy on the Xbox 360.Additionally, Microsoft sa...
01:13 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Google Chromecast
Google announced Google Chromecast on Wednesday, a new pint-sized $35 device streams content to your television from your computer, Android and even iOS device.The box dubs it "the easiest way to watc...
12:58 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Facebook's Impressive Second Quarter Results in Charts
Facebook posted impressive second quarter results on Wednesday, beating Wall Street's estimates for revenue, earnings and mobile ad growthHere are a few charts breaking down Facebook's strengths for t...
12:45 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Watch Keanu Reeves Dodge Fire in '47 Ronin' Trailer
Universal Pictures released the first trailer for 47 Ronin on Wednesday, starring Keanu Reeves as "The One" — but in a very different setting.In the clip, viewers get a glimpse of Reeves as an o...
12:27 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable New Multireddits Customize Your Reddit Homepage
Get ready to hone your time-wasting skills.After two months of beta testing, Reddit released a new feature called "multireddits," which allows users to view specific, customized groups of subreddits a...
12:23 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Facebook Now Gets 41% of Its Ad Revenues From Mobile
Facebook's stock rose more than 15% in afterhours trading on Wednesday after the company reported that 41% of its advertising revenues now come from mobileThe surprising mobile numbers — Wall St...
12:14 am GMT - Thu, July 25, 2013
Mashable Chromecast Is What Google TV Should Have Been
Chromecast, the surprise announcement at Wednesday's Google Breakfast event in San Francisco, is the most welcome of unexpected guests and already Google's best and brightest hope for living room domi...
11:44 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable This 13-Year-Old Has an App on iTunes and a Popular Website
At an age when many of his contemporaries are logging on to Snapchat for the first time, 13-year-old Daniel Singer has created his own messaging app, which hit iTunes on Wednesday.Backdoor is billed a...
11:35 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Stop Motion Vine Videos That Play With Food
These 10 creative food-filled Vine videos will satisfy your visual appetiteThis week's Mashable Vine Challenge was guest hosted by Vine pro Jethro Ames. We encouraged you to creatively play with your ...
11:04 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Google Chromecast Already Sold Out on Play Store
Just a couple hours after Google announced its new media streaming accessory — Chromecast — the dongle sold out initial orders on the Google Play store.Initially, anyone could purchase the...
10:59 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Professor X Couldn't Even Catch These 'X-Men' Fails
Cerebro, find all the mutants. Scratch that — find all the mistakes.This video outlines 40 fails found in the first installment of the X-Men film series. From ridiculous haircuts to un...
10:54 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Steve Jobs Smashes Phone in Latest Instagram Movie Trailer
A new trailer for Jobs, the independent film about the late tech luminary Steve Jobs, debuted on Instagram Wednesday. The video shows the former Apple CEO, played by Ashton Kutcher, yelling into a lan...
10:30 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Mashable Celebrates in Style at Comic-Con 2013
At Comic-Con International 2013, Mashable united the world of superheroes and memes in one spectacular celebration known as SuperMEMES. The party, co-hosted with Digitaria and presented by Samsung Gal...
10:18 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable What's Ailing iPad Sales: Smaller Tablet Growth, Lack of New Models
The big takeaway from Apple's third-quarter earnings report was that the iPhone is continuing to defy gravity and post stellar sales despite an apparently saturated market for smartphones.The news put...
10:16 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable George H. W. Bush Shaves Head to Support 2-Year-Old With Cancer
Former President George H. W. Bush shaved his head this week in support of a young boy named Patrick, the 2-year-old son of a member of Bush's security detail suffering from leukemiaOther members of B...
10:13 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Kanye's 'Black Skinhead' Playfully Illustrated, Lyric by Lyric
The official video to Kanye West's single "Black Skinhead" was released earlier this week, but it might've been one upped by an unlikely person.David Fuenz, a copywriter at a Montreal ad agency, was t...
10:08 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 12 George Costanza Reactions to the Royal Baby's Name
The Royal Baby's name is ..drumroll, please ... George Alexander LouisPrince William and Duchess Kate announced the prince's name on Wednesday, earning applause from Georges around the world. Imagine ...
10:06 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg Makes Unauthorized Cameo in Online Privacy Film
On the heels of revelations about NSA spying comes a film that may leave online security advocates further infuriated.In a documentary, titled Terms And Conditions May Apply, Facebook's CEO Mark Zucke...
10:03 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable You Can Now Listen to Mashable on iHeartRadio Talk
One of our goals is to make Mashable accessible on as many platforms as possible, which is why we offer a responsive website, a variety of mobile apps and dozens of subscription options across social ...
09:47 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Chipotle Faked Its Twitter Hack
Chipotle appeared to be the latest brand to have its Twitter account hacked on Sunday when its main account, @ChipotleTweets, posted a series of confusing and seemingly random tweets over the course o...
09:40 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Curiosity Rover Looks Like a Tiny Blue Dot From Orbit
Earth isn't the only pale blue dot out there in our solar systemNASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which circles the Red Planet, snapped a photo of Curiosity rover just before it embarked on a 5-mile...
09:31 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Google Chromecast Brings Mobile Video to the Big Screen
Google has announced a brand new streaming accessory — the Chromecast — that makes it easy to bring web content to the TV.At first blush, the Chromecast looks like the spiritual successor ...
09:28 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Google Play Will Soon Let You Buy and Rent Textbooks
Google announced on Wednesday huge news for students: You can soon buy and rent textbooks for tablets via its Google Play store.The company announced during a press event in San Francisco that it's ad...
09:23 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Nexus 7 Commercial Suggests It Can Help You Find a Girlfriend
Google is clearly going after a younger demographic for the next generation Nexus 7 tablet, which it unveiled Wednesday.In the company's first commercial for the new tablet, Google shows how one young...
09:13 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Google Chromecast
Google announced Google Chromecast on Wednesday, a new pint-sized $35 device streams content to your television from your computer, Android and even iOS device.The box dubs it "the easiest way to watc...
09:12 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Classic Scenes Photobombed by 'In the Way Guy'
When Reddit user SpnkyHappy proposed to his girlfriend at Walt Disney World, he wanted a photograph to commemorate his engagement. Instead, he unknowingly birthed a new meme: "In the Way Guy."The orig...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Beats Reinvents Its Iconic Studio Headphones
Beats by Dre introduced a brand new version of its iconic Studio headphones Wednesday, the first update to the headphones since their launch in 2008.“When we came out with the first studio headp...
08:57 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Google: 1 in 2 Tablets Activated Runs Android
Every other tablet that's activated is an Android tablet, Google has revealed. In addition, the momentum for Android tablet sales has accelerated considerably in the last year, the company said, with ...
08:53 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Jaw-Dropping 'Gravity' Movie Trailers Stun With Space Nightmare
Warner Bros. this week released the latest teaser trailers for its star-studded film, Gravity, and the combination of galactic visuals and calamity will surely leave your mouth agape.In the clip (abov...
08:45 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable How to Add a YouTube Subscribe Button to Your Site
Until now, the only way you could subscribe to a YouTube channel was on the main site. The video-sharing company has just introduced an embeddable button that you can place on your own website, giving...
08:39 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Google Play Hits 1 Million Apps
There are now 1 million apps in the Google Play store. That's up from 500,000 apps last year.Sundar Pichai — who heads up the Android and Chrome teams for Google — made the announcement a...
08:28 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Google Announces Android 4.3, Jelly Bean's New Flavor
Google announced the next iteration of its Android mobile operating system, version 4.3, at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday. The new version of Android is actually the third version to carry th...
08:25 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable iTunes Now Offers 'The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson'
Apple's iTunes said "Hi-yo" to footage from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, as Carson Entertainment Group on Tuesday unfurled 15 hours of archived clips from the iconic late-night TV show exc...
08:22 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Google Unveils Next-Generation Nexus 7 Tablet
Google unveiled its next generation Nexus 7 tablet device on Wednesday at a press event in San Francisco.It is the first tablet to ship with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon...
08:06 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Oscar de la Renta Premieres Fall Fashion Campaign on Instagram
In what appears to be a fashion industry first, Oscar de la Renta has taken to Instagram to release its fall ad campaign, which typically debuts — for consumers, at least — in the pages of...
07:54 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable YouTube Adds Embeddable Subscribe Buttons
YouTube is finally adding one-click embeddable Subscribe buttons to offsite pages, allowing users to subscribe to a company or individual's channel without visiting its YouTube page.See also: 20 Funni...
07:19 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Nexus 7 Leaked on Best Buy Ahead of Google Launch
In the hours leading up to Google's much-anticipated launch of its next generation Nexus 7 tablet, the device has already showed up on Best Buy's website.A product page for the 7-inch Nexus 7 tablet w...
07:14 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Tawdry Tech: The First Google Glass Porn Clip
It had to happen sooner or later: The first professional pornographic video starring Google Glass.The video, starring porn actors James Deen and Andy San Dimas, was produced by MiKandi, the company th...
07:13 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Join Us for a Hangout to Discuss Wellness Tips for Digital Junkies
Technology always makes our lives better, unless it makes things worse. For those of us who sit behind a computer for eight hours each day (or more), we may eventually find ourselves at the chiropract...
06:58 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable White House Photographer Launches Instagram Account
Pete Souza, the official photographer of the White House, has launched an Instagram account, which will bring "behind-the-scenes" pictures of the presidency, as Souza put it in his first Instagram pic...
06:36 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 7 Hot Social Media Jobs in Los Angeles, Chicago and More
Unemployed, underemployed or somewhere in between? The Mashable Job Board is here to help.Since 2005, Mashable has been dedicated to providing the hottest digital, social and tech news to our readers...
06:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Mashable Celebrates in Style at Comic-Con 2013
At Comic-Con International 2013, Mashable united the world of superheroes and memes in one spectacular celebration known as SuperMEMES. The party, co-hosted with Digitaria and presented by Samsung Gal...
06:17 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Despite Initial Reports, Snowden Asylum Still Under Review
Update: Russia Today confirms that Edward Snowden's request for asylum is still under review by Russian immigration authorities, according to his lawyer, meaning that he will remain at the Moscow airp...
06:15 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Android vs. iPhone: Which Should You Buy?
Thomas Edison vs. Nikola Tesla. Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal. Amanda Bynes vsTwitterThe world is full of great rivalries, and for smartphones, there are no exceptions. The iPhone vsAndroid debate is...
06:08 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 12 George Costanza Reactions to the Royal Baby's Name
The Royal Baby's name is ..drumroll, please ... George Alexander LouisPrince William and Duchess Kate announced the prince's name on Wednesday, earning applause from Georges around the world. Imagine ...
06:02 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Facebook Q2 Earnings Preview: What to Expect
Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly stated that Facebook is now a "mobile company," but investors will still be looking for proof that it is making progress on the mobile front when the company reports its...
05:30 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Live From Google's San Francisco Event
Google’s Senior VP in charge of Android and Chrome, Sundar Pichai, is hosting an event in San Francisco Wednesday morning.An invite-only breakfast being held at a small event location in town, t...
05:22 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Is Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' Really About 'The Avengers'?
You've most likely spent all summer trying to get Daft Punk's infectious tune, "Get Lucky," out of your head. But the truth is, you've been singing it incorrectly this whole timeSEE ALSO: More Comics ...
05:16 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Apple Sold 31 Million iPhones in Q3 and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesA...
05:12 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Classic Scenes Photobombed by 'In the Way Guy'
When Reddit user SpnkyHappy proposed to his girlfriend at Walt Disney World, he wanted a photograph to commemorate his engagement. Instead, he unknowingly birthed a new meme: "In the Way Guy."The orig...
04:57 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 5 Facts You Didn't Know About Video Games
Video game trivia might not be your opening salvo on a first date, but here on the Internet, it's serious business.Fans of #5facts asked us for a gaming show and we have delivered unto thee. Behold! F...
04:45 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable How to Add a YouTube Subscribe Button to Your Site
Until now, the only way you could subscribe to a YouTube channel was on the main site. The video-sharing company has just introduced an embeddable button that you can place on your own website, giving...
04:37 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Researchers Look to Tattoos to Monitor Your Sweat
Now that watches and glasses are old school, researchers are creating a tattoo that monitors your sweat so it can tell if you are healthy.A team at the University of California-San Diego are looking i...
03:54 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable YouTube Adds Embeddable Subscribe Buttons
YouTube is finally adding one-click embeddable Subscribe buttons to offsite pages, allowing users to subscribe to a company or individual's channel without visiting its YouTube page.See also: How to A...
03:54 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Wooden Batteries Might Be The Next Big Thing In Eco-Technology
If we're trying to make the world a greener place, moving away from alkaline batteries might be the first step. That might be easier now that there are people developing wooden batteries.Liangbing Hu ...
03:30 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Ways to Fake the Ultimate Summer Vacation
When your next vacation is approximately six lightyears away (or so it seems) and the beach is calling your name, it's time to think outside of the box You might not be able to book the next flight to...
03:14 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Tawdry Tech: The First Google Glass Porn Clip
It had to happen sooner or later: The first professional pornographic video starring Google Glass.The video, starring porn actors James Deen and Andy San Dimas, was produced by MiKandi, the company th...
03:00 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Are Video Interviews the Future of Hiring?
Job interviews have always been intimidating. What to wear, what to say, how to prepare — mastering the art of the interview is a job within itself. With the growing popularity of video intervie...
02:58 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable White House Photographer Launches Instagram Account
Pete Souza, the official photographer of the White House, has launched an Instagram account, which will bring "behind-the-scenes" pictures of the presidency, as Souza put it in his first Instagram pic...
02:52 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Live From Google's San Francisco Event
Google’s Senior VP in charge of Android and Chrome, Sundar Pichai, is hosting an event in San Francisco Wednesday morning.An invite-only breakfast being held at a small event location in town, t...
02:30 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 20 Adorable Animals Boogying Like Beyoncé
Don't act too surprised, but animals can bust some serious moves. And those who don't can at least pretend by shaking it.These YouTube videos feature a plethora of species — from gorillas to tea...
02:17 pm -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Despite Initial Reports, Snowden Asylum Still Under Review
Update: Russia Today confirms that Edward Snowden's request for asylum is still under review by Russian immigration authorities, according to his lawyer, meaning that he will remain at the Moscow airp...
02:08 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable This 97-Year Old Man Creates Beautiful Artwork in MS Paint
Talk about making it hard on yourself: Hal Lasko, a legally blind 97-year-old man is using Microsoft Paint from Windows 95 to create his artworksMS Paint, especially in its older iterations, is Micros...
02:08 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable This 97-Year-Old Man Creates Beautiful Artwork in MS Paint
Talk about making it hard on yourself: Hal Lasko, a legally blind 97-year-old man is using Microsoft Paint from Windows 95 to create his artworksMS Paint, especially in its older iterations, is Micros...
02:08 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable This 97-Year-Old Creates Beautiful Artwork in MS Paint
Talk about making it hard on yourself: Hal Lasko, a legally blind 97-year-old, is using Microsoft Paint from Windows 95 to create artMS Paint, especially in its older iterations, is Microsoft's notori...
02:00 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Best Video Editing Software Platforms
Video editing isn't just for Hollywood. Once only a task for professionals, editing raw footage has become as simple as dragging and dropping, and many of the features that used to come only with high...
01:28 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable The Totally Wacky Way Motorola's New Droids Share Photos
Motorola's new Droid trio for 2013 — the big-screen Ultra, the battery-packing Maxx and the oh-so-cute Mini — includes an interesting and kind of strange way of sharing photos. Droid Zap i...
01:00 pm GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 18 Mac Apps Worth Paying For
The Mac App Store, now two years old and offering just under 16,000 apps, is chock-full of great resources for Mac usersWhether your passion is photography, writing or gaming, the Mac App Store has a ...
11:30 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable YouTube Announces Geek Week, Starting August 4
Geeks and nerds of the world, hear this: August 4 might be a good time to tune into YouTube, as the world's most popular video platform launches its first ever Geek Week on that dateProduced in partne...
11:30 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable YouTube Announces Geek Week, Starting Aug. 4
Geeks and nerds of the world, hear this: Aug. 4 might be a good time to tune into YouTube, as the world's most popular video platform launches its first ever Geek Week on that dateProduced in partners...
10:00 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 5 Self-Published Writers to Follow on Twitter
Self-publishing might make the definition of "writer" rather murky, but it has undoubtedly leveled the playing field, letting people build up a reader base from scratch — and get paid for it.See...
08:40 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Poster Series Juxtaposes 6 Superheroes' Pasts and Presents
Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and the rest of the superhero crew might routinely save the world, but they came from humble beginnings. California-based graphic designer Khoa Ho created a series of post...
08:23 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable The Nokia Lumia 1020: It's All About the Camera
Nokia's latest flagship smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 1020, has all of the standard Windows Phone 8 accoutrements, while also packing a massive 41-megapixel cameraEqual parts Lumia 920 and Nokia 808 Pur...
07:58 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Korean Baseball Mascot Dance-Off: Just as Amazing as it Sounds
Between this historic first pitch and the video, above, South Korea looks like it has the goofiest baseball league aroundIndeed, just press play to behold the sports magic that is a Korean baseball ma...
07:29 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Spike Lee Wants Kickstarter's Help for His 'Newest, Hottest Joint'
Spike Lee is hopping on the Kickstarter bandwagon to finance his next filmFollowing the likes of Scrubs star Zach Braff and the creators of Veronica Mars, the acclaimed director is developing an unti...
06:59 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Prosthetics Turn Into Musical Instruments for Dancers
3D-printed prosthetics have been used to help humans and even birds regain mobility. Now, two students in Canada are using 3D-printed prosthetic pieces to play music.CNET Australia reports that the tw...
06:34 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Bill Clinton Sings 'Blurred Lines' With Swagger
Last month, President Obama appeared to sing Daft Punk's summer anthem "Get Lucky." He owed his stellar singing skills to a little editing magic by YouTube channel baracksdubs. And now, former Preside...
06:00 am -04 - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable 5 Self-Published Writers to Follow on Twitter
Self-publishing might make the definition of "writer" rather murky, but it has undoubtedly leveled the playing field, letting people build up a reader base from scratch — and get paid for it.See...
05:57 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Injuries From Falling TVs Up 95% Among U.S. Kids, Study Says
Television content is usually what parents want to protect their kids from — not the actual TV. But a new study found the rate of television sets falling and injuring children is rising, uncover...
05:34 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Think Your Rush Hour Is Bad? Try Commuting in Beijing
Hate getting to work in the morning? Too many people in your personal space? Trust us, it could be worse — a lot worse.The cringe-inducing YouTube video, above, shows the terror that is Beijing...
05:03 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable The Ultimate Disclaimer on Life
We've all heard that age-old platitude: "You can be anything you want to be." Teachers, parents, books and TV shows preached it to us as kids — but it seems there are a few disclaimers they may ...
04:00 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Baseball Fan's Chest Hair Sign Is Beautifully Creepy
Sports fans can be crazy. Sometimes they'll rush a baseball field at the All-Star Game because their Twitter post was retweeted 1,000 times. Sometimes they'll almost win $4.5 million off an NFL supers...
03:30 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Only 6% of TV Viewers Discover New Shows Via Social Media
For the connected generation and those living in the digital age, quality content is king. New research focusing on television-viewing trends shows that traditional TV-marketing habits — on-air ...
02:59 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Dazzling Time-Lapse Shows Cities Through Kaleidoscope
The humble kaleidoscope might not have much on video games, but it's still a pretty cool toy. Its primary purpose is to take an everyday image and make it a little more magical. Don't you want yours b...
02:40 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Alibaba Extends E-Commerce Platform With Smart TVs
Alibaba — the largest e-commerce company in China — is getting into the smart TV businessThe merchant announced on Monday it will be selling its own branded Smart TV operating system and s...
02:22 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Apple: Get Ready For a 'Very Busy Fall'
Apple has a message for customers and investors: new products are coming soonDuring the company's third quarter earnings call Tuesday, Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer noted that the company is planning to...
01:54 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Citi Bike Exposes Customer Credit Card Information by Mistake
A glitch in New York bike sharing company Citi Bike's software exposed the financial and personal information of more than 1,000 customersThe accidental breach, which also leaked credit card numbers, ...
01:54 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Citi Bike Exposes Customer Credit Card Information
A glitch in New York bike sharing company Citi Bike's software exposed the financial and personal information of more than 1,000 customersThe accidental breach, which also leaked credit card numbers, ...
01:43 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Does Aaron Rodgers Owe This Fan $4.5 Million?
When MLB star Ryan Braun was suspended for the rest of the season earlier this week for using steroids, he didn't just damage his own career and reputation. He also may have cost NFL quarterback Aaron...
01:34 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable One Direction's 'Best Song Ever' Video Breaks Vevo Views Record
Directioners — the loyal legion of One Direction fans — helped the boy band's new "Best Song Ever" video shatter Vevo's record for most views in a 24-hour time spanPeople watched the off-t...
01:31 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Apple Q3 Earnings: By the Numbers
Apple posted generally positive results for the June quarter, which helped push the stock up more than 5% after hoursAs usual, Apple revealed some staggering statistics about its business in the repor...
12:45 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Apple Sells 31.2 Million iPhones in Q3, Crushing Estimates
Apple's iPhone business is alive and well.The Cupertino, Calif.-based company reported selling 31.2 million iPhones in the June quarter, coming in well ahead of Wall Street estimates for about 26 mill...
12:33 am GMT - Wed, July 24, 2013
Mashable Internet Activists Rally Support to Defund NSA Phone Surveillance
Internet activists are once again rallying netizens to call their representatives. This time, they want Internet users to convince Congress to strip funding from the National Security Agency surveilla...
11:59 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 'Star Wars' and 'Game of Thrones' Battle Might Destroy the Internet
Westeros and the Death Star may seem light years apart in the sci-fi universe, but Game of Thrones and Star Wars actually share a lot of scenarios. And thanks to this awesome subreddit, we can prove i...
11:50 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Bruno Mars Site Shows Off Your Instagram Dance Videos
Bruno Mars is treasuring your Instagram videos. The "Locked Out of Heaven" singer and his label, Atlantic Records, launched Treasure Dance, a website that collects Instagram videos tagged with #Treasu...
11:28 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable SwiftKey Cloud Makes Android's Favorite Keyboard Even Better
Android’s favorite keyboard just improved by leaps and bounds.SwiftKey unveiled SwiftKey Cloud on Tuesday, a new suite of services that only improves how SwiftKey works on your device, but also ...
11:15 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Twitter Rolls Out TV Ad Targeting to All National Advertisers
This spring, Twitter unveiled "Twitter Amplify," a new ad product that allows media brands and their advertising partners to re-promote their television ads on Twitter. After several months of beta te...
10:22 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 13 Time-Stretching Long Exposure Photos
This week, we asked you to submit your best long exposure photos. Your impressive submissions ranged from beautiful time-lapse shots of busy highways streaked with car headlights to refreshing photos ...
10:02 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable The First Touchscreen to Recognize Fingerprints
Accessing your private computer from anywhere could save you the trouble of lugging around your laptop, charger and all those assorted add-ons. A pair of German scientists are working on the first ste...
09:11 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Nintendo Stock Highest in 2 Years Thanks to 'Animal Crossing'
Nintendo's stock rose to the highest point since 2011, as the console maker has begun to come back after two years of weak sales, Bloomberg reports.The stock's boost is being contributed to huge gains...
08:51 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Brands Try, Fail to Capitalize on Royal Baby Hype
Real-time marketing is all the rage these days, and Monday's much-anticipated announcement of the birth of Prince William's and Kate Middleton's first child gave marketers plenty of leadway to craft "...
08:13 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Verizon Unveils 3 New Droid Phones
In partnership with Motorola, Verizon unveiled the next generation of its Droid lineup on Tuesday, comprising the Droid Ultra, the Droid Maxx and the Droid Mini.At 0.28 inch thick, the 5-inch Droid Ul...
08:05 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 12 Weirdest Laws in the United States
Certain rules and regulations keep us safe. Laws that require us to wear seat belts or ban us from texting while driving, for example, make total senseBut other laws are less clear-cut. It's illegal t...
07:57 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Study: Cyberattacks Pile Up $300 Billion in Losses Each Year
Estimating the cost of cyberattacks is a daunting task. In 2009, McAfee published a study that estimated the costs of cybercrime and cyberespionage at a whopping $1 trillion to the world economy per y...
07:45 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 18 Best Free Apps for the Samsung Galaxy S3
As the most successful Android phone of all time, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is still a major player in the smartphone world.Since Samsung first announced the Galaxy S4 in March 2013, just ten months after...
07:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Beyonce Keeps Singing Like a Superstar After Hair Catches in Fan
If you think you're Beyoncé's most persistent fan, you better step up to the competition.Forgive us for the cheesy pun. While performing "Halo" at a concert in Montreal on Monday night, Beyonc...
07:19 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Introduces Sponsored Updates for Companies
LinkedIn is taking another page from the playbooks of Facebook and Twitter with its latest ad product.LinkedIn introduced Sponsored Updates on Tuesday, which will let the more than 3 million companies...
06:40 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Google Lets You Climb Mount Fuji With Street View
Want to climb to the top of Japan's tallest mountain without leaving your desk chair? Google sends you on a virtual vacation with new Street View imagery of Mount Fuji, providing a glimpse into how tr...
06:16 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Apple Q3 Earnings Preview: What to Expect
Don't expect too much.Those four words summarize the sentiment surrounding Apple's upcoming third-quarter earnings report and arguably the company as a whole, at least in the short term.Apple didn't r...
06:05 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable SanDisk Connect Flash Drive Wirelessly Sends Files to Your Phone
SanDisk released a flash storage device Monday that can actually beam files to and from your devices — without an Internet connection.Once you pair the SanDisk Connect flash drive with up to eig...
06:00 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable How to Use Tabs in Gmail
Gmail's inbox has changed again. To help you navigate the changes, we've taken a closer look at the service's new customizable tabsDesigned to make your inbox more approachable, tabs organize your inc...
05:24 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Apple's 1 Billion Podcasts and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesA...
05:01 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Flipboard Brings Your Magazines to the Browser
After three years as a tablet-only app — and later, for smartphones, too — Flipboard is now making its way to the browser. Beginning Tuesday, user-created magazines will begin appearing on...
04:36 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 8 Creative Ways to Connect With Customers on Facebook
Facebook is a not-so-secret secret weapon for promoting your business. That being said, a lot of companies don't take full advantage of what this social media platform has to offer when it comes to ma...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 11 Vintage Selfies Too Fabulous for Filters
Contrary to what your Facebook news feed might insinuate, the self portrait has been around for centuriesWhile Robert Cornelius was not making duck faces in the 1800s, he is responsible for the first ...
04:05 pm -04 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 12 Weirdest Laws in the United States
Certain rules and regulations keep us safe. Laws that require us to wear seat belts or ban us from texting while driving, for example, make total senseBut other laws are less clear-cut. It's illegal t...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 10 Disney Princesses Who Can Twerk Better Than You
There are a lot of reasons to envy Disney princesses: shiny hair, love at first sight, and fairy godmothers, just to name a few.See also: 12 Disney Moments Gone Terribly, Terribly WrongBut what about ...
02:58 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Nokia Launches 4.7-Inch Lumia 625
Nokia has announced its biggest WIndows Phone yet, the 4.7-inch Lumia 625It's far from a flagship, though — with a 1.2GHz, dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, a 5-megapixel camera, 512MB of RAM a...
02:40 pm -04 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Google Lets You Climb Mount Fuji With Street View
Want to climb to the top of Japan's tallest mountain without leaving your desk chair? Google sends you on a virtual vacation with new Street View imagery of Mount Fuji, providing a glimpse into how tr...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Not Your Grandma's Knitting: 20 Funky Yarn Bombs
While certain types of permanent graffiti can be a very beautiful addition to an otherwise bland space, much of the time it's unattractive and a pain to remove. Yarn bombing, however, is a completely ...
02:05 pm -04 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable SanDisk Connect Flash Drive Wirelessly Sends Files to Your Phone
SanDisk released a flash storage device Monday that can actually beam files to and from your devices — without an Internet connection.Once you pair the SanDisk Connect flash drive with up to eig...
02:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable How to Use Tabs in Gmail
Gmail's inbox has changed again. To help you navigate the changes, we've taken a closer look at the service's new customizable tabsDesigned to make your inbox more approachable, tabs organize your inc...
02:00 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable This African Smart Card Helps Catch Disease Outbreaks
LUSAKA, Zambia — Just as any good community healthcare manager should, Ignicious Bulongo has his eyes peeled for disease outbreaks from his post at the Ng'ombe Integrated HIV/TB Clinic, located ...
12:36 pm -04 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 8 Creative Ways to Connect With Customers on Facebook
Facebook is a not-so-secret secret weapon for promoting your business. That being said, a lot of companies don't take full advantage of what this social media platform has to offer when it comes to ma...
12:12 pm GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable LG and Samsung Bring Curved OLED TVs to the U.S.
If you're looking for a curved OLED TV set, we've got some good news for you: both LG and Samsung announced the pricing and availability of such devices in the U.SLG's 55EA9800 (pictured above) is alr...
10:58 am -04 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Nokia Launches 4.7-Inch Lumia 625
Nokia has announced its biggest WIndows Phone yet, the 4.7-inch Lumia 625It's far from a flagship, though; with a 1.2GHz, dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, a 5-megapixel camera, 512MB of RAM and 8GB ...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Is Teaching Kinect to Understand Sign Language
Microsoft researchers are working on ways to use the Kinect's body-reading capabilities to understand sign language inputs.Microsoft Research Asia and the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Com...
08:58 am +05 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable First North Korea Instagram Videos Give Eerie Glimpse at Mysterious Land
Dennis Rodman visits aside, North Korea is primarily known in the western world for its fiercely isolationist reputation and antagonistic relationship with neighboring South Korea and the United State...
08:30 am +05 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Smart Doorbell Lets You Answer When Not at Home
If you are expecting a package but out at the store, don't you wish you could remotely tell the UPS guy to leave it on the front step? Believe it or not, there are Wi-Fi enabled doorbells that let you...
07:56 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 'Hot Pepper Gaming' Puts Spicy Spin on Game Reviews
It's a sad, but true, fact that the Internet loves to watch people doing painful thingsNeed proof? Twenty-seven million people have watched "Scarlet Takes a Tumble," Jennifer Lawrence's trip at the Os...
07:30 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Music Video Roundup: VEVO Holds a Premiere Field Day
Monday was an unusually big day for music videos. Entertainment platform VEVO debuted videos from One Direction ("Best Song Ever"), Selena Gomez ("Slow Down" — the official, not the leak), Chris...
07:05 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Pays Tribute to Dead Characters at Comic-Con
Warning: The above video and following post contain spoilers and graphic violence.Before celebrating its approaching fourth season at a Comic-Con panel, Game of Thrones paid homage to all the characte...
07:00 am -07 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable This African Smart Card Helps Catch Disease Outbreaks
LUSAKA, Zambia — Just as any good community healthcare manager should, Ignicious Bulongo has his eyes peeled for disease outbreaks from his post at the Ng'ombe Integrated HIV/TB Clinic, located ...
06:01 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable These Movie-Themed Engagement Photos Deserve an Oscar
When you're a professional wedding photographer, there's a lot of pressure to get the perfect shots of your own nuptials. So when photographer Joshua Watson and his then-girlfriend Rachel, who works i...
05:28 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable College Football's 25 Most Engaged Fan Bases
It's July, the dullest month of the sports calendar, when days pass slower than Rich Eisen running a 40-yard dash, and we're forced to entertain ourselves with the fact that Kevin Love's dad looks jus...
05:02 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 41 Songs That Keep the Heat Wave Going
The heat wave that's been plaguing the U.S. for the past week has finally broken, but things aren't cooling down any time soon. For Music Monday this week, we've compiled a list of your favorite track...
04:47 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 280 Movies Stop, Collaborate to Sing 'Ice Ice Baby'
Listen up, guys: Ice is back with a brand new invention. Only this time, Vanilla Ice wasn't the only one invited to the party — 280 movies showed up too.In this video by dondrapersayswhat, every...
04:33 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable eBay Now Expands Home Delivery Service to Desktop
Getting that last-minute gift from Best Buy, missing tool from Home Depot or medicine for that cold you picked up at work, just got a little easier.eBay Now, a service that lets you order products fro...
04:09 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Royal Baby Fails to Beat Pope, Obama on Twitter
You could be forgiven for thinking your Twitter feed was nothing but Royal baby news earlier Monday. Not only was the birth of Prince William and Kate Middleton's son officially announced on the servi...
03:56 am -04 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 'Hot Pepper Gaming' Puts Spicy Spin on Game Reviews
It's a sad, but true, fact that the Internet loves to watch people doing painful thingsNeed proof? Twenty-seven million people have watched "Scarlet Takes a Tumble," Jennifer Lawrence's trip at the Os...
03:40 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 8 Things I Learned at Comic-Con, By a Newbie
Confession: This past week marked my first time at the nerdfest known as Comic-Con. This fact has surprised many people. Aren't I a west-coast nerd? A nerd journalist, in fact, and thus someone who co...
03:28 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable First North Korea Instagram Videos Give Eerie Glimpse at Mysterious Land
Dennis Rodman visits aside, North Korea is primarily known in the western world for its fiercely isolationist reputation and antagonistic relationship with neighboring South Korea and the United State...
03:00 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Smart Doorbell Lets You Answer When Not at Home
If you are expecting a package but out at the store, don't you wish you could remotely tell the UPS guy to leave it on the front step? Believe it or not, there are Wi-Fi enabled doorbells that let you...
02:45 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 10 Cool Home Innovations From PSFK's Pop-Up Gallery
The tech capabilities in our smartphones is slowly making its way outside to other devices around our homes and inspiring new ways of making life more efficient. It's hard to keep track of the latest ...
02:32 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Brands Celebrate Royal Baby on Twitter
When the newest member of the British monarchy was announced to the world, marketers were ready. Within minutes of the birth announcement, brands across the globe — from Delta to Starbucks to Pa...
02:22 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Comic-Con Recap: What You Need to Know
The magical mayhem that was San Diego Comic-Con is officially over. For many, the end of the four-day convention on Sunday came not with a bang, but with a wheezing sigh of relief.We're rounded up the...
02:16 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 11-Year-Old Yemeni Girl Protests Child Marriage on YouTube
Nada al-Ahdal is an 11-year-old girl from Yemen, but instead of just playing with her friends after school or focusing on homework like other girls her age might, she says she had no other choice but ...
02:01 am -04 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable These Movie-Themed Engagement Photos Deserve an Oscar
When you're a professional wedding photographer, there's a lot of pressure to get the perfect shots of your own nuptials. So when photographer Joshua Watson and his then-girlfriend Rachel, who works i...
02:00 am -07 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Is Teaching Kinect to Understand Sign Language
Microsoft researchers are working on ways to use the Kinect's body-reading capabilities to understand sign language inputs.Microsoft Research Asia and the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Com...
01:50 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable This Stunning Wedding Photo Is a Viral Success
When wedding photographer Steph Grant snapped this photo of Los Angeles brides Shannon and Seema at their June wedding, she knew it was gorgeous. The couple looks head over heels in love and their att...
01:28 am -04 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable College Football's 25 Most Engaged Fan Bases
It's July, the dullest month of the sports calendar, when days pass slower than Rich Eisen running a 40-yard dash, and we're forced to entertain ourselves with the fact that Kevin Love's dad looks jus...
01:02 am -04 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 41 Songs That Keep the Heat Wave Going
The heat wave that's been plaguing the U.S. for the past week has finally broken, but things aren't cooling down any time soon. For Music Monday this week, we've compiled a list of your favorite track...
12:56 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 13 Royal Baby Names Worthy of the Throne
It's a boy! According to the official @ClarenceHouse Twitter feed, we know that Kate Middleton has finally delivered her baby. The newest member of the English monarchy was born at 4:24 p.m. and weig...
12:53 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 'Arrested Development' Didn't Attract Many New Subscribers for Netflix
Despite the big launch surrounding the fourth season of Arrested Development, which garnered only lukewarm reviews, Netflix attracted only a fraction of the streaming subscribers it brought on in quar...
12:47 am -04 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 280 Movies Stop, Collaborate to Sing 'Ice Ice Baby'
Listen up, guys: Ice is back with a brand new invention. Only this time, Vanilla Ice wasn't the only one invited to the party — 280 movies showed up too.In this video by dondrapersayswhat, every...
12:46 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable The World's Biggest Data Breaches in One Stunning Visualization
Major data breaches, leaks and hacks often consume the news, but the sheer numbers involved — 6 million records or 300,000 leaked passwords — may be hard to conceptualize, especially in co...
12:17 am GMT - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable App Overload: It's Time to Clean House
The other day I noticed I had more than 165 apps on my iPhone. Of them, I consistently use, maybe, 15. In other words, 91% of my aa\pps are in the way of other apps I want to use. Organization does he...
12:09 am -04 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable Royal Baby Fails to Beat Pope, Obama on Twitter
You could be forgiven for thinking your Twitter feed was nothing but Royal baby news earlier Monday. Not only was the birth of Prince William and Kate Middleton's son officially announced on the servi...
12:05 am -07 - Tue, July 23, 2013
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Pays Tribute to Dead Characters at Comic-Con
Warning: The above video and following post contain spoilers and graphic violence.Before celebrating its approaching fourth season at a Comic-Con panel, Game of Thrones paid homage to all the characte...
11:52 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 'Law & Order' Actor Dennis Farina Dies at 69
Dennis Farina, a former real-life Chicago police officer who later became known for his role as a small-screen cop on Law & Order, died in a Scottsdale, Ariz., hospital early Monday after sufferin...
11:47 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 7 Clever DIY Projects to Inspire Your Creativity
Summer is the perfect time to get your DIY on. It's often too hot to go outside and there's nothing better than putting your mind to a task and seeing something you created with your own two handsThat...
11:45 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Royal Baby Revealed via Twitter: It's a Boy
The British Monarchy has a brand new prince. Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gave birth to a healthy baby boy at 4:24 p.m. — and the world was told via TwitterNews came piecemeal in tweets f...
11:44 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Nate Silver Leaves 'New York Times' for ESPN
Data whiz and nerd demigod Nate Silver has left The New York Times for sports media giant ESPNSilver and ESPN officially announced the new pairing on Monday afternoon via Twitter and a post to ESPN's ...
11:40 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 8 Things I Learned at Comic-Con, By a Newbie
Confession: This past week marked my first time at the nerdfest known as Comic-Con. This fact has surprised many people. Aren't I a west-coast nerd? A nerd journalist, in fact, and thus someone who co...
11:28 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable First North Korea Instagram Videos Give Eerie Glimpse at Mysterious Land
Dennis Rodman visits aside, North Korea is primarily known in the western world for its fiercely isolationist reputation and antagonistic relationship with neighboring South Korea and the United State...
11:21 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Kanye West Debuts Interactive Video for 'Black Skinhead'
The wait is over and the frustration has (momentarily) subsided. Self-proclaimed music god Kanye West today released the official version of his "BLKKK SKKKN HEAD" music video.On the heels of a mini T...
11:01 pm -07 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable These Movie-Themed Engagement Photos Deserve an Oscar
When you're a professional wedding photographer, there's a lot of pressure to get the perfect shots of your own nuptials. So when photographer Joshua Watson and his then-girlfriend Rachel, who works i...
11:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Smart Doorbell Lets You Answer When Not at Home
If you are expecting a package but out at the store, don't you wish you could remotely tell the UPS guy to leave it on the front step? Believe it or not, there are Wi-Fi enabled doorbells that let you...
10:59 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 7 Craziest Moments From One Direction's 'Best Song Ever'
The One Direction boys are back and it looks like they aren't quite themselves."Best Song Ever" premiered Monday on VEVO, featuring the English-Irish pop boy band transformed into an ensemble of quirk...
10:45 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 10 Cool Home Innovations From PSFK's Pop-Up Gallery
The tech capabilities in our smartphones is slowly making its way outside to other devices around our homes and inspiring new ways of making life more efficient. It's hard to keep track of the latest ...
10:32 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Brands Celebrate Royal Baby on Twitter
When the newest member of the British monarchy was announced to the world, marketers were ready. Within minutes of the birth announcement, brands across the globe — from Delta to Starbucks to Pa...
10:27 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Celebrities Attend Comic-Con Dressed As Themselves, Nobody Notices
The hot new thing at Comic-Con this year? Actors disguising themselves as their characters — and going unnoticedBryan Cranston, star of the AMC hit show Breaking Bad, revealed at a panel Sunday ...
10:23 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable NBA Star's Dad Looks Just Like Ron Burgundy
He's Ron Burgundy? Everyone's favorite anchorman bears a striking resemblance to the father of one of the world's top basketball players, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love. DNA results aren't ...
10:16 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 11-Year-Old Yemeni Girl Protests Child Marriage on YouTube
Nada al-Ahdal is an 11-year-old girl from Yemen, but instead of just playing with her friends after school or focusing on homework like other girls her age might, she says she had no other choice but ...
10:11 pm +03 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 'The Guardian' Lets Readers Switch Off Royal Baby News
Tired of Royal Baby news? The Guardian hears you.The UK-based newspaper has fixed a linked at the top right of its homepage that lets you toggle between its normal Royal Baby-filled front page and a v...
10:02 pm -07 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 41 Songs That Keep the Heat Wave Going
The heat wave that's been plaguing the U.S. for the past week has finally broken, but things aren't cooling down any time soon. For Music Monday this week, we've compiled a list of your favorite track...
09:54 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 9 Totally Serious Ways To Celebrate the Royal Baby's Arrival
The royal baby deserves a regal shindig.This heir to the British throne is being ushered into the world with a flurry of funny tweets and a swelling crowd in front of the hospital. Even if you can't a...
09:34 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Samsung To Hold First Developer Conference
The first-ever Samsung Developer Conference will take place in San Francisco this October, Samsung announced Monday. The company describes the two-day conference as its first "large scale" developer e...
09:29 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable The State of Digital Rights: A Discussion
For the past few weeks, Mashable has been crowdsourcing a Digital Bill of Rights to highlight the digital freedoms and protections our readers feel each user should be guaranteed as a citizen of the I...
08:53 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 'Arrested Development' Didn't Attract Many New Subscribers for Netflix
Despite the big launch surrounding the fourth season of Arrested Development, which garnered only lukewarm reviews, Netflix attracted only a fraction of the streaming subscribers it brought on in quar...
08:53 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 8 Ways to Discover Your New Favorite Band Online
The way singers' voices get from their mouths to your ears becomes easier than ever because of the music-distribution services sprouting up online. Gone are the days when consumers were required to li...
08:46 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable The World's Biggest Data Breaches in One Stunning Visualization
Major data breaches, leaks and hacks often consume the news, but the sheer numbers involved — 6 million records or 300,000 leaked passwords — may be hard to conceptualize, especially in co...
08:17 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable App Overload: It's Time to Clean House
The other day I noticed I had more than 165 apps on my iPhone. Of them, I consistently use, maybe, 15. In other words, 91% of my apps are in the way of other apps I want to use. Organization does help...
08:07 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Security Researcher Takes Responsibility for Apple Hack
A security researcher has claimed responsibility for the breach of Apple's developer portal.The researcher, who goes by the Twitter handle ibrahim BALİÇ, released a YouTube video claiming r...
08:03 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable How Microsoft SkyDrive Is Making Cloud Storage Less Painful
With Windows 8, Microsoft integrated SkyDrive more deeply into the Windows experience, making it easy to save documents and providing a pre-loaded SkyDrive appIn Windows 8.1, the integration advances ...
07:52 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 'Law & Order' Actor Dennis Farina Dies at 69
Dennis Farina, a former real-life Chicago police officer who later became known for his role as a small-screen cop on Law & Order, died in a Scottsdale, Ariz., hospital early Monday after sufferin...
07:49 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable All Hail the Royal Baby Cam: Watch It Live
Puppy livestreams are cute, but what about a royal baby cam? The Telegraph set one up outside of St. Mary's hospital in London, where Kate Middleton is reportedly in labor. If you want to watch the sc...
07:45 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Royal Baby Revealed via Twitter: It's a Boy
The British Monarchy has a brand new prince. Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gave birth to a healthy baby boy at 4:24 p.m. — and the world was told via TwitterNews came piecemeal in tweets f...
07:44 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Nate Silver Leaves 'New York Times' for ESPN
Data whiz and nerd demigod Nate Silver has left The New York Times for sports media giant ESPNSilver and ESPN officially announced the new pairing on Monday afternoon via Twitter and a post to ESPN's ...
07:39 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable The Man Who Helped Hire Marissa Mayer Resigns From Yahoo Board
Dan Loeb won.Loeb, an activist shareholder and member of Yahoo's board, was largely responsible for pushing out one of Yahoo's CEOs and hiring current CEO Marissa Mayer, boosting the company's stock i...
07:21 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable This Is Earth From 900 Billion Miles Away
NASA's Cassini snapped this photo of Earth and the moon from 898,410,414 miles away as the spacecraft orbited Saturn on July 19. Earth is the bright object near the center of the photo with the mo...
07:21 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable This Is Earth From 900 Million Miles Away
NASA's Cassini snapped this photo of Earth and the moon from 898,410,414 miles away as the spacecraft orbited Saturn on July 19. Earth is the bright object near the center of the photo with the mo...
07:11 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 'The Guardian' Lets Readers Switch Off Royal Baby News
Tired of Royal Baby news? The Guardian hears you.The UK-based newspaper has fixed a linked at the top right of its homepage that lets you toggle between its normal Royal Baby-filled front page and a v...
07:04 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Exclusive: Listen to Robin Thicke's Latest Song, 'Get In My Way'
Summer has been good to Robin Thicke. His hit "Blurred Lines," which features T.I. and Pharrell Williams, has topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart five weeks in a row and is perhaps the only song more i...
07:01 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable HopStop App for Windows Phone Vanishes Following Apple Deal
Not long after Apple purchased transit navigation app HopStop, the service stopped working on Windows PhonesAs noted by AllThingsD, the app mysteriously vanished from the Windows Phone Marketplace. Me...
07:00 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 9 Best Free Image Editors
Adobe Photoshop may be dominant among industry professionals, but the software can be daunting for beginners and amateurs who just want to touch up the occasional photo. There are many simpler, easier...
06:51 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable After Delays, Nvidia's Shield Will Ship July 31
Nvidia says its Shield portable gaming system will be ready to ship on July 31, after more than a month of delays.Nvidia began taking preorders for the console in late May, promising a June 27 deliver...
06:09 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Twitter Goes Gaga Over the Royal Baby
In case your mother hasn't woken you up with Royal Baby updates, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge went into labor early Monday morningUnless you're Pippa Middleton, or the number-one fan, this basically mea...
06:00 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Canary's Smart Device Keeps Your Home Secure
Canary is a home security system, but a departure from what we've seen before. It doesn't require expensive installation and works for homeowners and renters alike. Most of all, Canary's mission is to...
05:54 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 9 Totally Serious Ways To Celebrate the Royal Baby's Arrival
The royal baby deserves a regal shindig.This heir to the British throne is being ushered into the world with a flurry of funny tweets and a swelling crowd in front of the hospital. Even if you can't a...
05:48 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Facebook's App for Feature Phones Tops 100 Million Users
Facebook announced late Sunday that more than 100 million people are now using Facebook for Every Phone, a native app that runs on more than 3,000 feature phone models around the worldWhile Facebook h...
05:29 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable UK's Crackdown on Porn and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories....
05:12 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable The Dangers of Comic-Con Cosplay
Cosplay requires a tremendous amount of time, dedication and DIY skills — or does it? SEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn this comic, John Kovalic of Dork Tower shows us that the only way to avo...
04:47 pm -07 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 7 Clever DIY Projects to Inspire Your Creativity
Summer is the perfect time to get your DIY on. It's often too hot to go outside and there's nothing better than putting your mind to a task and seeing something you created with your own two handsThat...
04:45 pm -07 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Royal Baby Revealed via Twitter: It's a Boy
The British Monarchy has a new prince. Kate Middleton gave birth to a healthy baby boy at 4:24 p.m., journalists in the UK have learnedNews came piecemeal via tweets from the account of Clarence House...
04:44 pm -07 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable It's Official: Nate Silver Leaves 'New York Times' for ESPN
Data whiz and nerd demigod Nate Silver has left The New York Times for sports media giant ESPNSilver and ESPN officially announced the new pairing on Monday afternoon via Twitter and a post to ESPN's ...
04:30 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 25 Sad GIFs to Express the Depth of Your Despair
Writing "I am sad" doesn't really paint an accurate picture of the pain you're feeling. Your friend wouldn't know exactly how to help you. Do you need food, words of encouragement or to be left alone ...
04:03 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable How Microsoft SkyDrive Is Making Cloud Storage Less Painful
With Windows 8, Microsoft integrated SkyDrive more deeply into the Windows experience, making it easy to save documents and providing a pre-loaded SkyDrive appIn Windows 8.1, the integration advances ...
04:01 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Leap Motion's App Store Will Captivate You
The Leap Motion Controller officially begins shipping Monday. While the Controller is just now making it into the hands of consumers, it’s been in the hands of some developers for some time now,...
04:01 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Leap Motion: Gesture Control Takes a Shaky Step Forward
Ever since Tom Cruise played PreCrime piano with a gesture-based workstation in Minority Report back in 2002, motion control looked like a sure bet as the interface of the future. Although the movie i...
03:49 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable All Hail the Royal Baby Cam: Watch It Live
Puppy livestreams are cute, but what about a royal baby cam? The Telegraph set one up outside of St. Mary's hospital in London, where Kate Middleton is reportedly in labor. If you want to watch the sc...
03:39 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable The Man Who Helped Hire Marissa Mayer Resigns From Yahoo Board
Dan Loeb won.Loeb, an activist shareholder and member of Yahoo's board, was largely responsible for pushing out one of Yahoo's CEOs and hiring current CEO Marissa Mayer, boosting the company's stock i...
03:30 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 15 Absurd Craigslist Missed Connections
It happens to the best of us — you hop on the subway and someone grabs your attention across the car. They're reading a book that's been on your list forever and, eventually you're caught starin...
03:18 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Apple's Developer Portal Hacked, Awaits Overhaul
Apple's developer portal has been hacked on Thursday. An intruder managed to obtain some personal info from registered developers, Apple has announced"Last Thursday, an intruder attempted to secure pe...
03:11 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 'The Guardian' Lets Readers Switch Off Royal Baby News
Tired of Royal Baby news? The Guardian hears you.The UK-based newspaper has fixed a linked at the top right of its homepage that lets you toggle between its normal Royal Baby-filled front page and a v...
02:51 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable After Delays, Nvidia's Shield Will Ship July 31
Nvidia says its Shield portable gaming system will be ready to ship on July 31, after more than a month of delays.Nvidia began taking preorders for the console in late May, promising a June 27 deliver...
02:28 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Apple Reportedly Testing Larger iPad and iPhone
Apple is testing a 13-inch iPad as well as an iPhone with a larger screen, The Wall Street Journal reports, citing officials at Apple's Asian suppliers. The company is looking into producing an iPad ...
02:00 pm -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Canary's Smart Device Keeps Your Home Secure
Canary is a home security system, but a departure from what we've seen before. It doesn't require expensive installation and works for homeowners and renters alike. Most of all, Canary's mission is to...
02:00 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 12 Back-to-School Deals You Can't Pass Up
It may only be July, but before you know it, it'll be time to go back to school. For college-bound students especially, the shopping spree involves a long list of expensive tech and digital gear.See a...
01:49 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable SIM Card Hack Allows Attackers to Remotely Control Victim's Phone
A dangerous SIM card hack has been discovered, potentially allowing attackers to remotely send premium SMS messages or re-direct and record calls, Forbes reportsIt took Karsten Nohl, German cryptograp...
01:00 pm GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 6 Ways to Be Happier at Work This Summer
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.For most of us, more of o...
12:49 pm -07 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable All Hail the Royal Baby Cam: Watch It Live
Puppy livestreams are cute, but what about a royal baby cam? The Telegraph set one up outside of St. Mary's hospital in London, where Kate Middleton is reportedly in labor. If you want to watch the sc...
11:30 am -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 15 Absurd Craigslist Missed Connections
It happens to the best of us — you hop on the subway and someone grabs your attention across the car. They're reading a book that's been on your list forever and, eventually you're caught starin...
11:22 am GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Honda's Powerful Lawnmower Can Reach 130 MPH
Just a regular lawnmower? Think again. As the video above explains, Honda's newest lawnmower sports a 1000cc motorcycle engine, which means this machine has the capacity to reach 130 mph, and can go...
10:23 am GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 'How I Met Your Mother' Trailer Reveals The Plight of Ted's Kids
"Kids, did I ever tell you the story of how I met your mother?" Sounds like a beginning of a real cool story — unless that story drags on and on for 8 years, and you can't even take a real bathr...
07:22 am -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Honda's Powerful Lawnmower Can Reach 130 MPH
Just a regular lawnmower? Think again. As the video above explains, Honda's newest lawnmower sports a 1000cc motorcycle engine, which means this machine has the capacity to reach 130 mph, and can go...
07:00 am GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
Looking for a way to distract yourself from the insane summer heat? This week's edition of our viral video recap should help.We've got a heartwarming clip of a cat rescued and nursed back to health by...
06:23 am -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 'How I Met Your Mother' Trailer Reveals The Plight of Ted's Kids
"Kids, did I ever tell you the story of how I met your mother?" Sounds like a beginning of a real cool story — unless that story drags on and on for 8 years, and you can't even take a real bathr...
05:00 am GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Let Snowden Fly: Indiegogo Campaign Hopes to Fund Whistleblower's Trip to Venezuela
Edward Snowden has been holed up in a Moscow airport for nearly a month, but now one campaign on the crowdfunding website Indiegogo aims to help the NSA whistleblower make his way outThe campaign, ap...
03:30 am GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Is the Series Netflix Was Made For
At 13 episodes, you can finish the first season of Orange Is the New Black in less than 24 hours — and we recommend that you do watch at some point, if not all in one dayOrange Is the New Black ...
03:00 am -04 - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
Looking for a way to distract yourself from the insane summer heat? This week's edition of our viral video recap should help.We've got a heartwarming clip of a cat rescued and nursed back to health by...
03:00 am GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Your Smartphone May Soon Alert You When You Get Snail Mail
There are many reasons to put off a trip to the mailbox: extreme temperatures, injuries, pure laziness, not to mention the disappointment of going through all that trouble only to greet an empty mailb...
02:19 am GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Neil DeGrasse Tyson Reboots Carl Sagan's 'Cosmos' in Comic-Con Trailer
Space: the final frontier — these will be the voyages of Neil deGrasse Tyson. The popular astrophysicist is taking his talents to Fox and National Geographic to host a new 13-episode series...
02:01 am GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable GaymerX: World's First LGBT Gamer Convention Comes to San Francisco
Matt Conn grew up in rural Vermont, where he felt like an outcast among members of the Gay/Straight Alliance because he is a gamer, but also an outcast among gamers because he is gay. "An alien even t...
01:30 am GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable Have You Been Diagnosed With NSA Anxiety Disorder?
Browser histories are very personal. Only you should know how much time you spend staring at cat GIFs, watching YouTube videos of screaming goats and Googling home remedies for weird skin rashes. So n...
01:02 am GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable How Apple's Long Product Delay Is Shaking Up Businesses
When the original iPhone was released in 2007, Greg Packer waited on the street for more than 100 hours to ensure that he would be the first in line to get it at Apple's flagship store in New York. Si...
12:32 am GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 13 Dos and Don'ts for Impressing the In-Laws
So you met someone, things became serious and you both decided to get married. Congratulations!But remember what they say: You don't just marry a person, you marry their whole family. Oftentimes, a we...
12:04 am GMT - Mon, July 22, 2013
Mashable 'LEGO Marvel Super Heroes' Pumps Up With New Comic-Con Trailer
Like so many others in attendance, Lego was feeling like showing off at Comic-Con. The company unveiled a second teaser trailer for its forthcoming video game, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, revealing new ...
11:46 pm GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Sharknado Causes Spike in Insurance Rates
In the wake of Sharknado — you know, the film about sharks getting sucked out of the ocean by a tornado, and then raining down on Los Angeles — homeowners have been in a panic over protect...
11:19 pm GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable 5 Innovative Ways for Job Seekers to Stand Out
As soon as people learn that we help Fortune 500 companies and leading brands recruit their teams, I’m usually asked one of two questionsThose looking for shortcuts ask whether systems can be ma...
11:00 pm -04 - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Your Smartphone May Soon Alert You When You Get Snail Mail
There are many reasons to put off a trip to the mailbox: extreme temperatures, injuries, pure laziness, not to mention the disappointment of going through all that trouble only to greet an empty mailb...
10:40 pm GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable The 75 Absolutely Cutest Animals on Instagram
Crank up the adorable on Instagram by packing your feed with cute animals.Not just regular cuteness — we're talking the ultimate, heart-tickling amazingness of the 75 cutest animals on Instagram...
10:19 pm -04 - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Neil DeGrasse Tyson Reboots Carl Sagan's 'Cosmos' in Comic-Con Trailer
Space: the final frontier — these will be the voyages of Neil deGrasse Tyson. The popular astrophysicist is taking his talents to Fox and National Geographic to host a new 13-episode series...
10:10 pm GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable 10 Weird Ice Cream Flavors to Terrify Your Taste Buds
Hooray, it's National Ice Cream Day! It's the one day of the year we can all relinquish our guilt for scarfing down an entire pint (or four) of Ben & Jerry's in one sitting. But in case your taste...
10:01 pm -04 - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable GaymerX: World's First LGBT Gamer Convention Comes to San Francisco
Matt Conn grew up in rural Vermont, where he felt like an outcast among members of the Gay/Straight Alliance because he is a gamer, but also an outcast among gamers because he is gay. "An alien even t...
09:51 pm GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Has Chipotle's Twitter Account Been Hacked?
Chipotle's primary Twitter account unleashed a series of strange tweets Sunday afternoon, which read more like someone trying to talk to Siri than a social-media account manager posting on behalf of a...
09:35 pm GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable The Failstagram: Nobody's Instaperfect
With Instagram just a quick click away, it's easy to go overboard. It begins with an innocent skyline or a beautiful beach day, and before you know it, you're Instagramming your ham sandwichSEE ALSO: ...
08:52 pm GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Soundfreaq Wireless 'Sound Spot' Fills a Room With Music
The portable Bluetooth speaker market is sizzling hot, making it difficult to pick a standout among the crowd of contenders. I found a worthy candidate, the Soundfreaq Sound Spot, a diminutive wireles...
08:18 pm GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Billionaire VC Chris Burch: To Compete With Digital, Stores Must Entertain
These days, "retail startup" is generally synonymous with "new ecommerce site." Given the relative low costs of building an online shopping destination, combined with projections for online shopping g...
07:31 pm GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable How to Log Into Your Baby Monitor From a Smartphone
Tech-loving new parents often ask how they can access their baby monitors like an IP camera on the goThe Withings Smart Baby monitor is made by the same company that makes the Wi-Fi scale that tweets ...
06:52 pm GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Twitter Co-Founder: Facebook Should Charge Users For Ad-Free Version
It's not every day that the founder of one company decides to tell a competitor how to run its business, but Biz Stone decided to do just that this week.Stone, one of Twitter's three co-founders, reve...
06:40 pm -04 - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable The 75 Absolutely Cutest Animals on Instagram
Crank up the adorable on Instagram by packing your feed with cute animals.Not just regular cuteness — we're talking the ultimate, heart-tickling amazingness of the 75 cutest animals on Instagram...
06:00 pm GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Job Hunting? 170Plus Openings at Sony, Edelman and More
Unemployed, underemployed or somewhere in between? The Mashable Job Board is here to help.Since 2005, Mashable has been dedicated to providing the hottest digital, social and tech news to our readersh...
05:19 pm -06 - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable 5 Innovative Ways for Job Seekers to Stand Out
As soon as people learn that we help Fortune 500 companies and leading brands recruit their teams, I’m usually asked one of two questionsThose looking for shortcuts ask whether systems can be ma...
02:52 pm -04 - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Twitter Co-Founder: Facebook Should Charge Users For Ad-Free Version
It's not every day that the founder of one company decides to tell a competitor how to run its business, but Biz Stone decided to do just that this week.Stone, one of Twitter's three co-founders, reve...
08:00 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable 16 Best Free Mac Apps
When you hear the word "app," you immediately think of those small programs for your smartphone. However, an app is simply any piece of software that serves some kind of purpose, either online, on you...
07:00 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable How to Do a Clean Windows 8 Install
Everyone needs a fresh start sometimes. If your computer's operating system software has been modified or rendered unusable, consider applying a clean install. See also: How to Install Windows 8 Wit...
06:00 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Top 25 Mashable Resources You Can't Miss
It's been a busy week in the tech worldBut if you fell behind on your tech news this week, there's no explanation necessary. It's just too freaking hot to worry about your unorganized iTunes library. ...
05:00 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable 5 Public Speaking Tips That'll Prepare You for Any Interview
Landing a job interview is incredibly exciting –- and often terrifying. But fear not. There are clever ways to transform your angst into nerves of steel. After all, a good interview should feel ...
04:00 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Apple's New Patent Could Introduce Liquid Metal to Mobile Market
We've already read about 3D-printing liquid metal. Now, a new patent awarded to Apple hints at the possibility of the company introducing liquid metals to the mobile market.Apple is looking to incorpo...
03:42 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Superman and Batman Set to Double Team the Big Screen
Warner Bros. made worlds collide on Saturday with the announcement at Comic-Con that Superman and Batman will be hitting the big screen together in a follow up to 2013’s Man of Steel. The film, ...
03:35 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable 'Intern' Magazine Expands Dialogue on Unpaid Work Experience
Few topics affecting those new to the work force have been more unproductively addressed than unpaid internships. That is, until recently, when Eric Glatt and Alex Footman, two production interns from...
03:29 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable How to Name Your Startup
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.Whether it’s your p...
03:12 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable 7 Vintage Moon Mission Images for Apollo 11 Anniversary
Forty-four years ago on July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin landed on the moon's surface, successfully completing humankind's first manned lunar landing as part of the Apo...
03:00 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Researchers Developing Self-Destructing Gadgets and Chips
"This message will self-destruct in five seconds" — it's a scene straight out of Mission: Impossible that's now becoming realityResearchers at the University of Illinois — in collaboration...
02:17 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable New 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer Cranks Up the Heat
Lionsgate is on a (promotional) roll this week. The entertainment company first whipped out its series of Quarter Quell wetsuit posters for Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Then, Saturday afternoon, it pr...
02:00 am -04 - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Top 25 Mashable Resources You Can't Miss
It's been a busy week in the tech worldBut if you fell behind on your tech news this week, there's no explanation necessary. It's just too freaking hot to worry about your unorganized iTunes library. ...
01:58 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
In case you've been too distracted by the intense heat wave to read up on tech news, we've compiled a list of top 10 tech from this week.First up: That familiar orange VLC traffic cone has been missin...
12:57 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable 6 Apps You Don't Want to Miss
It can be tough to keep up with all the new apps released every week. But you're in luck — Mashable takes care of that for you, creating a roundup each weekend of our favorite new and updated ap...
12:30 am GMT - Sun, July 21, 2013
Mashable 10 Ways Pets Totally Relate to Your Human Moments
Pets — they're just like us. People have made our furry (or scaled) friends more and more like humans, without opposable thumbs, of course.Animals wear outfits, eat special baked goods made for ...
11:57 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable 'Veronica Mars' Movie Sneak Peek Unveiled at Comic-Con
A long time ago, Veronica Mars aired on UPN only to be taken off television, way too early, three seasons later in 2007. Fast forward to the present, and the first look at the Kickstarter-backed Veron...
11:30 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Cinderella's Animal Friends Aren't So Helpful, After All
As a child, did you ever think "Hey Cinderella, do you really think it's a good idea to let those forest animals do your chores?" It never crossed our minds either. Now that we're older and wiser, per...
11:12 pm -04 - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable 7 Vintage Moon Mission Images for Apollo 11 Anniversary
Forty-four years ago on July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin landed on the moon's surface, successfully completing humankind's first manned lunar landing as part of the Apo...
10:55 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable 'Full House' Band Jesse and The Rippers Reunites on 'Late Night'
Jesse and The Rippers, the fictional band from the hit '90s show Full House, stopped by Jimmy Fallon's Late Night on Friday to perform a medley of their greatest hits, including the show's theme song....
10:30 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Sloths Who Deserve a Makeover
Cats may win the Internet, but sloths have a firm grip on our heartsThese positively adorable creatures usually go au naturale — and we love them for it — but we wouldn't blame them for wa...
10:30 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Sloths Who Deserve a Snazzy Makeover
Cats may win the Internet, but sloths have a firm grip on our heartsThese positively adorable creatures usually go au naturale — and we love them for it — but we wouldn't blame them for wa...
10:03 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Long-Lost 'Star Wars' Bloopers Revealed at Comic-Con
What happened to outtakes from the original Star Wars movie, since renamed Episode IV: A New Hope? No, we're not talking about that scene where the stormtrooper bangs his head on the door — that...
09:42 pm -06 - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Superman and Batman Set to Double Team the Big Screen
Warner Bros. made worlds collide on Saturday with the announcement at Comic-Con that Superman and Batman will be hitting the big screen together in a follow up to 2013’s Man of Steel. The film, ...
09:31 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Superheroes Aren't Stronger Than Inflation and Other Top Comments
Being a superhero is hard enough, what with all the "with great power comes great responsibility" and battling twisted villains. But being a superhero in 2013 is especially difficult. Not because vill...
09:20 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Get Off the Grid With a Facebook Sabbatical
These days it seems that the only way to truly disconnect from your social networks is to attend a Digital Detox camp. Of course, there's always a way to DIY — though it may not be as peaceful a...
09:05 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable This Is How a Star-Studded Awards Show Looks Through Google Glass
MIAMI, FLORIDA — Univision infused its social-media coverage of this year's Premios Juventud — a televised awards show honoring musicians, athletes and soap-opera stars — with intima...
08:30 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Crazy Grilling Hacks for an Unconventional Barbecue
Though summer barbecues are a pastime we can all get behind, things get tricky when the one backyard item you lack is a grill to cook your meal onWhen you lack access to a proper grill, don't resign y...
08:30 pm -04 - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Ways Pets Totally Relate to Your Human Moments
Pets — they're just like us. People have made our furry (or scaled) friends more and more like humans, without opposable thumbs, of course.Animals wear outfits, eat special baked goods made for ...
08:20 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Journalists Mourn Death of Helen Thomas
Helen Thomas, a pioneer for female journalists and the first woman to join the White House Correspondents' Association, died Saturday morning at the age of 92Thomas was also the first female member an...
07:58 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Idris Elba Portrays Nelson Mandela in 'Long Walk to Freedom' Trailer
The Weinstein Company released the first official U.S. trailer for Nelson Mandela biopic, Long Walk to Freedom, this week. It arrived just in time for the former South African president's 95 birthday ...
07:57 pm -04 - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable 'Veronica Mars' Movie Sneak Peek Unveiled at Comic-Con
A long time ago, Veronica Mars aired on UPN only to be taken off television, way too early, three seasons later in 2007. Fast forward to the present, and the first look at the Kickstarter-backed Veron...
07:32 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Selena Gomez Debuts Racier Look in Leaked 'Slow Down' Music Video
Selenators were in for a treat on Friday, as word spread that Justin Bieber's on-again, off-again sweetheart's new music video for "Slow Down" leaked a little earlier than expected.The song is the sec...
06:09 pm GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Auto-Refresh Your Twitter Feed With These 2 Useful Tools
Rather than constantly clicking the "new tweets" pop-up banner, refresh your Twitter feed automatically.We have found, tried and tested two useful extensions for Chrome and Firefox users that will kee...
04:30 pm -04 - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Crazy Grilling Hacks for an Unconventional Barbecue
Though summer barbecues are a pastime we can all get behind, things get tricky when the one backyard item you lack is a grill to cook your meal onWhen you lack access to a proper grill, don't resign y...
04:20 pm -04 - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Journalists Mourn Death of Helen Thomas
Helen Thomas, a pioneer for female journalists and the first woman to join the White House Correspondents' Association, died Saturday morning at the age of 92Thomas was also the first female member an...
09:00 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable A Conversation With the Internet's Favorite Frat Boy
Quick — how many of these words can you define without turning to Urban Dictionary?Swole.Yoked.GDI.If you knew the first two are synonyms for "muscular" and the third stands for "goddamn indepen...
08:00 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Lego Releases ‘Back to the Future’ Time Machine Set at Comic-Con
Take heed, readers: Lego is officially letting you take a crack at building your own DeLorean time machine. The construction-toy company this week opened the sale floodgates for its fourth collaborati...
07:00 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Swell App Aims to Be a Pandora for News Radio
The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here.Name: SwellOne-Liner Pit...
06:03 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Vin Diesel Means Business in New 'Riddick' Trailer
(Warning: The following is an approved trailer for a movie that has strong violence, language and sexual content.)Comic-Con's exhibition Hall H was the scene of a discussion of the latest Riddick flic...
04:25 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Bachelor Party Prank Sends Groom 'Bungee Jumping' Into Baby Pool
The groom had two simple rules for his Norwegian bachelor party: no parachuting and no bungee jumping. So what did the groom's trusty cohort do? They cooked up the most creative bachelor party prank w...
03:32 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Stephen Hawking Kicks Off 'Big Bang Theory' Panel at Comic-Con
When Stephen Hawking isn't playing Words With Friends against The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon Cooper, he likes to speculate about the universe.The iconic physicist and author started a panel featuring p...
03:17 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable The FOIA Machine Will Simplify Your Right to Information
Filing FOIA requests is the stuff of nightmares. First the paperwork, then the waiting and the keeping track of it. And, if you're the kind of person who files many in a day, it can be a rabbit hole f...
03:05 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable N.J. Supreme Court: Police Need Warrant for Your Cellphone Data
If you're in New Jersey, it has a just become a lot tougher for cops to get their hands on your cellphone location information.In a landmark decision (.PDF) that seems to follow a rising tide towards ...
03:00 am -04 - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Swell App Aims to Be a Pandora for News Radio
The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here.Name: SwellOne-Liner Pit...
02:50 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Mashable Must-Reads: The Emmys' Future, a Wild Pixar Theory and Neopets
During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the time to take a dive into the murkier, lengthier depths of the Internet and expand our attention spans ...
02:40 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Tour de France: 25 Stunning Photos From 100 Years of Racing
The 100th Tour de France ends this Sunday with what promises to be a gorgeous nighttime ride down the Champs Elysees in Paris. Overall leader Chris Froome maintains a solid advantage over the rest of ...
02:15 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Apple Acquires Transit App HopStop
Good news iOS transit users, Apple has acquired transit and navigation service HopStop as part of its continuing bid to improve its mapping software.The deal was first reported by Bloomberg and confir...
02:03 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Moto X Phone Coming August 1
After numerous leaks and being spotted in the hands of Google's Eric Schmidt, Motorola's new flagship phone, the Moto X, is set to make its first public appearance on Aug. 1.The Google-owned company s...
01:43 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Robot Befriends Little Girl in Cutest Comic-Con Moment Ever
Comic-Con only entered day two on Friday, but we've already nominated this moment as the sweetest encounter of the conventionIn the unexpected meeting, a 10-foot-tall robot comes across a little girl ...
12:51 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable 15 Totally Vital Lessons 'Clueless' Taught You About Life
Happy birthday, Clueless! The 90s classic turned 18 today.Although it's been nearly two decades since the film's release, it's still totally worth watching on repeat. For Clueless fans, it wasn't just...
12:43 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Starts Hiding Porn From Search and Tag Pages
Despite promising users that it "wouldn't police porn," Tumblr has already made changes to the way adult or NSFW content shows up within its network.Although Tumblr won't actively police content and b...
12:26 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable This Mobile Canvas Lets You Create Memes in Seconds
Tracks, the company behind the group photo-sharing service of the same name, launched a new mobile app Friday that expands upon image sharing by letting you create sharable content with pictures, text...
12:05 am GMT - Sat, July 20, 2013
Mashable Obama: 'Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me 35 Years Ago'
In a surprise appearance on Friday, President Obama made an emotional speech about race in America following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, explaining how the death of Trayvon Martin felt personal...
11:51 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Jeff Bezos Confirms Discovery of Lost Apollo 11 Engines
Along with a team of explorers, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos plunged to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean a few months ago to resurrect what he suspected were Apollo 11's lost F-1 enginesThe onlin...
11:38 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable How Much Does It Cost to Be Wolverine in Real Life?
"I'm the best there is at what I do, but what I do best isn't very nice."We know him best as a ruthless X-Men authority figure. He's brusque, irreverent and rebellious — but also a cunning leade...
11:32 pm -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Stephen Hawking Kicks Off 'Big Bang Theory' Panel at Comic-Con
When Stephen Hawking isn't playing Words With Friends against The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon Cooper, he likes to speculate about the universe.The iconic physicist and author started a panel featuring p...
11:17 pm -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable The FOIA Machine Will Simplify Your Right to Information
Filing FOIA requests is the stuff of nightmares. First the paperwork, then the waiting and the keeping track of it. And, if you're the kind of person who files many in a day, it can be a rabbit hole f...
11:11 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 17 Funniest Tweets About the Eyeball-Melting Heat Wave
Omelettes are being cooked on city sidewalks and popsicles are melting before the first lick. It's really hot. But you already knew that.Heat waves aren't particularly surprising during the summer, bu...
10:55 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Tennis Star Rebukes Religious Outcry Over 'Body Issue' Nudity
Polish tennis star Agnieszka Radwanska was dropped by a prominent Catholic youth group in her home country earlier this week after she posed for a nude photo in ESPN The Magazine's annual "Body Issue...
10:50 pm -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Mashable Must-Reads: The Emmys' Future, a Wild Pixar Theory and Neopets
During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the time to take a dive into the murkier, lengthier depths of the Internet and expand our attention spans ...
10:47 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Drumming Grandma Walks Into Shop, Rocks Her Socks Off
Here's a grandma who won't be telling you to "turn that racket down" any time soon.The staff of Coalition Drum Shop was in for quite the surprise when this innocuous-looking lady strolled in. "We have...
10:40 pm -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Tour de France: 25 Stunning Photos From 100 Years of Racing
The 100th Tour de France ends this Sunday with what promises to be a gorgeous nighttime ride down the Champs Elysees in Paris. Overall leader Chris Froome maintains a solid advantage over the rest of ...
10:24 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S4 Active: A Great Phone That Likes the Water
Unless we're talking about senior citizens, when the adjective "active" is applied, it's usually a synonym for "rugged" or "tough." In the case of gadgets, when I hear the word I think, "It takes a li...
10:00 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Social Good Summit Meetups Planned in 20Plus Countries
The Social Good Summit is a three-day conference that explores how digital is being used to solve some of our greatest problems. While the central event occurs in New York City, meetups take place aro...
09:41 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable You're Invited to Benedict Cumberbatch's Virtual Birthday Party
Benedict Cumberbatch, star of Sherlock and basically everything on Tumblr, turned 37 on Friday. Cue the balloons and confetti. Sadly, though, you're probably not invited to his birthday party.See also...
09:23 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Presto! Baxter Is Magic’s First Robot Assistant
Magic is science. The best illusions are based, in some way, on the laws of physics, chemistry, or psychology, mixed expertly with theatrics. So why should we be surprised that magician Marco Tempest ...
09:09 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Alanis Morissette's 'Ironic' is Now Finally Ironic
Irony is a notoriously misused concept, and singer Alanis Morissette is no exception.The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines "irony" as "the use of words to express something other than and especially ...
08:55 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 20 Weird and Wonderful Comic-Con Costumes
Comic-Con, the annual confab of global geekdom now in its second day in San Diego, wouldn't be half as fun if fans didn't dress upSome go as their favorite movie, TV or comic-book character; others in...
08:03 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Slams iPad in Ad After Reporting Weak Surface RT Sales
"Oh no, here we go again."Those words from Siri kick off Microsoft's latest ad attempt to bash the iPad and promote the Surface RT tablet. This time, Microsoft focuses on the built-in kickstand and US...
07:55 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Wave at Saturn as NASA Snaps Photo of Earth Today
Set your alarm for Friday afternoon to look up at the sky and wave as NASA's Cassini spacecraft snaps photos of the Earth from Saturn.Currently orbiting Saturn nearly 900 million miles away from Earth...
07:34 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable MIT Delays Release of Aaron Swartz's Secret Service Files
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a motion on Thursday to delay the release of the Secret Service files on Aaron Swartz, the late hacker and Internet freedom activist.In an unusual and l...
07:00 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Best Buy Slashes $200 Off MacBook Pro
Best Buy just trimmed $200 off its stock of 13-inch MacBook Pro computers — and $300 off for studentsThe offer, which applies to non-Retina display MacBook Pro models, kicked off on Thursday and...
06:55 pm -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Tennis Star Rebukes Religious Outcry Over 'Body Issue' Nudity
Polish tennis star Agnieszka Radwanska was dropped by a prominent Catholic youth group in her home country earlier this week after she posed for a nude photo in ESPN The Magazine's annual "Body Issue...
06:43 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable MacBook Air Software Update Fixes Wi-Fi Problems
Shortly after Apple launched its MacBook Air for 2013, many users began reporting problems connecting to Wi-Fi networks, and others encountered a strange screen flicker when using Adobe Photoshop. App...
06:40 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Stock Plummets 9% After Disappointing Earnings
Microsoft is having a bad day.The company's stock was down more than 8% when the stock market opened Friday following a dismal earnings report, and declined by as much as nearly 10% in early morning t...
06:40 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Stock Plummets 10% After Disappointing Earnings
Microsoft is having a bad day.The company's stock was down more than 8% when the stock market opened Friday following a dismal earnings report, and declined by as much as 10% in early morning trading....
06:24 pm -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S4 Active: A Great Phone That Likes the Water
Unless we're talking about senior citizens, when the adjective "active" is applied, it's usually a synonym for "rugged" or "tough." In the case of gadgets, when I hear the word I think, "It takes a li...
06:17 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 9 Emmy Categories That Should Be Seriously Considered
The primetime Emmy nominations were announced on Thursday — and, as usual, fans believed certain shows were snubbed while others were inexplicably includedThe Emmy Awards categories follow a lon...
05:41 pm -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable You're Invited to Benedict Cumberbatch's Virtual Birthday Party
Benedict Cumberbatch, star of Sherlock and basically everything on Tumblr, turned 37 on Friday. Cue the balloons and confetti. Sadly, though, you're probably not invited to his birthday party.See also...
05:31 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Apple Acquires Locationary to Improve Maps
Apple has acquired Locationary, a Toronto-based startup that organizes data on local businesses, for an undisclosed sum.Apple confirmed the deal to AllThingsD, which also reported hearing from sources...
05:09 pm -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Alanis Morissette's 'Ironic' is Now Finally Ironic
Irony is a notoriously misused concept, and singer Alanis Morissette is no exception.The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines "irony" as "the use of words to express something other than and especially ...
05:07 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 3 TED Talks Banned From Audiences
You can spot a TED Talk from a mile away. They always have that perfect balance of dramatic pauses and uplifting anecdotes — and they usually change your life forever, convincing you to quit you...
04:55 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Wikipedia's Most Controversial Topics and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories....
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 9 Prankster Parents Who Ruined Their Kids' Day
Kids are naturally trusting, especially when it comes to their parents. Sometimes said adults just have to take advantage of that wide-eyed faith by filming their own low budget episodes of Punk'd.Hop...
04:03 pm -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Slams iPad in Ad After Reporting Weak Surface RT Sales
"Oh no, here we go again."Those words from Siri kick off Microsoft's latest ad attempt to bash the iPad and promote the Surface RT tablet. This time, Microsoft focuses on the built-in kickstand and US...
04:00 pm +01 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable The Complete Guide to Twitter Lingo
Here at Mashable, we live and breathe Twitter. However, sometimes we see a tweet containing an acronym or an abbreviation with which we're not very familiarIf you find yourself in the same situation, ...
03:53 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 9 Kickass TV Bands That Need to Reunite
Get your L.A. Gears out, because Jesse and the Rippers of Full House fame are performing Friday on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. And if a new performance of "Forever" could air before the week is ove...
03:22 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Who's the Boss? Your Cellphone.
You may think of your cellphone as your own personal assistant. It manages your calendar, wakes you up and reminds you of lunch time. But that's not reality at allSEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn t...
03:00 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable The Complete Guide to Twitter Lingo
Here at Mashable, we live and breathe Twitter. However, sometimes we see a tweet containing an acronym or an abbreviation with which we're not very familiarIf you find yourself in the same situation, ...
02:43 pm -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable MacBook Air Software Update Fixes Wi-Fi Problems
Shortly after Apple launched its MacBook Air for 2013, many users began reporting problems connecting to Wi-Fi networks, and others encountered a strange screen flicker when using Adobe Photoshop. App...
02:40 pm -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Stock Plummets 10% After Disappointing Earnings
Microsoft is having a bad day.The company's stock was down more than 8% when the stock market opened Friday following a dismal earnings report, and declined by as much as 10% in early morning trading....
02:30 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 27 Foods That Hooked Up and Made Delicious Babies
For every craze-inducing cronut, there's a grapple waiting on the sidelines, hoping that one day people will line up around the block to taste its food hybrid goodnessWell, it's time to give all food ...
02:00 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable What Style of Digital Shopper Are You?
As ecommerce gains more ground, catering to the growing number of online shoppers around the world, it's easier than ever to purchase anything you want on the Internet.While online shopping offers con...
01:38 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable App Gives You a Chance at Coffee With Major Influencers
If networking is a key to success, some very lucky entrepreneurs are getting the chance to rub elbows with power influencers they didn't realize were in their network. It's called the influencer ...
01:00 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 5 Design Tips to Boost Blog Conversions
Educational and inspirational content has a powerful impact on your audience, but design plays a huge role in your blog's performance. How your readers experience content on your site directly affects...
12:39 pm GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable You Have the Cash — Now What? Shopstarter Helps Funded Kickstarters
The X-Cube, above, is a 3D-printed cube funded through a Kickstarter campaign.Even though the cube was successfully funded, the marketing campaign isn't over. The creator listed it on Shopstarter, a s...
10:40 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable VLC Comes Back to iOS After Two Years of Absence
VLC, the media player that enables users to watch nearly every video format on iOS devices, is back after a two-year hiatusA spin-off of the popular desktop version, VideoLAN's VLC was pulled from the...
10:25 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Why Microsoft's Surface RT Failed
When Microsoft announced its Q4 2013 earnings Thursday, it included a jaw-dropping $900 million charge related to its Surface RT.The charge comes just days after Microsoft cut the price of the Surface...
09:00 am -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 5 Design Tips to Boost Blog Conversions
Educational and inspirational content has a powerful impact on your audience, but design plays a huge role in your blog's performance. How your readers experience content on your site directly affects...
08:22 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Brings Back Activity Feed and Introduces New Notes Feature
On the heels of Tumblr's password-security issue, the micro-blogging website fired off a double-dashboard update Thursday, which re-introduced activity feeds and launched a new way to view notes."Firs...
08:00 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Smart Surgical Knife Detects Cancerous Tissue
A new smart knife developed in London can help surgeons find cancerous tissue real-time during surgery, at a faster rate than traditional lab tests.This intelligent knife — known as the "iKnife"...
07:00 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Zeega Offers a New Way to Tell Stories With Interactive Media
The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here.Name: ZeegaOne-Liner Pit...
06:01 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Young Prodigy Shreds Guitar and Drums at the Same Time
If you listen to — but don't watch — the video above, you'll hear a pretty solid tune. The raw vocals, snappy drums and rough guitar all fit together quite nicely, you'll think to yourself...
05:30 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Twitter's Verified Users: How They All Connect
A beautiful new data visualization piece from Twitter employee Isaac Hepworth shows how the microblogging network's approximately 50,000 verified users connect onlineThe zoomable graphic below shows m...
04:51 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 'Star Wars' Heads Down Under in New Fan Film
G'Day Star Wars fans! We know you like epic tales of intergalactic adventure, but do you also like beer? We thought so. Then meet the bloke you'll want to hang with at the boozer: lone Jedi, Merve Bus...
04:10 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Jon Hamm Lampoons Dwight Howard at ESPYs
The Internet loves Jon Hamm. The Internet loves to hate Dwight Howard. The Internet loves a good roastAll those forces of love and hate collided in a perfect storm on Wednesday night at the ESPYs, ESP...
03:47 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Who Rules Comic-Con? Women
Think of Comic-Con, the sprawling geekfest underway Thursday in San Diego, and what images come to mind? Legions of men, perhaps carrying a few more pounds of weight than their superhero costumes can ...
03:28 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable NASA 3D Printed Part of a Rocket Engine
NASA is dipping its toes in the 3D-printing revolution pool, and it doesn't care who knows. Instead of using traditional assembly processes, the agency has used additive manufacturing to construct a r...
03:28 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable NASA 3D-Printed Part of a Rocket Engine
NASA is dipping its toes in the 3D-printing revolution pool, and it doesn't care who knows. Instead of using traditional assembly processes, the agency has used additive manufacturing to construct a r...
03:13 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Desk Safari Morphs Bored Coworkers Into Wild Animals
The workplace just became a zoo.The latest Internet photo fad — called Desk Safari — aligns the heads of office workers with an animal body on the computer screen. The results are totally ...
03:00 am -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Zeega Offers a New Way to Tell Stories With Interactive Media
The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here.Name: ZeegaOne-Liner Pit...
02:59 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Detroit Files for Bankruptcy
The city of Detroit, Mich., has filed for bankruptcy, becoming the largest city in the history of the United States to do so.City officials filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection (.PDF) on Thursday...
02:51 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable The Simpsons to Appear on 'Family Guy' Episode in 2014
Fans of Fox shows "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy" are in for a very special treat: A crossover edition is coming soon.According to a Variety report, the two series will be teaming up for one episode t...
02:39 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Print Is Dead? 'Vogue' Has Its Second Biggest Issue Ever
Print is alive and booming — at least if you're Vogue. Enjoying a recent resurgence in print advertising investments from fashion, luxury and beauty companies, among other categories, the 121-ye...
02:24 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Verizon Edge Plan for Early Upgraders Announced
Now that AT&T and T-Mobile have created cellphone plans that make it somewhat less painful for early adopters to upgrade to a new phone earlier than the usual two years, Verizon has jumped on the ...
02:15 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Wallpaper Captures Live Music Video With Google Glass
If you've ever wondered what it's like to stand onstage and rock out in front of a glut of rambunctious fans — now you can, kind of. Because the Bay Area-based band Wallpaper (stylized Wallpaper...
02:12 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 5 Important Questions Inspired by Tay Allyn's "Mass Text"
Aspiring pop princess Tay Allyn released her first single on Wednesday and, well, we're kind of confused.The song, titled "Mass Text," mainly consists of the lyrics "Why didn't I get your mass text? /...
02:12 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 5 Important Questions Inspired by Tay Allyn's 'Mass Text'
Aspiring pop princess Tay Allyn released her first single on Wednesday and, well, we're kind of confused.The song, titled "Mass Text," mainly consists of the lyrics "Why didn't I get your mass text? /...
01:51 am -03 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 'Star Wars' Heads Down Under in New Fan Film
G'Day Star Wars fans! We know you like epic tales of intergalactic adventure, but do you also like beer? We thought so. Then meet the bloke you'll want to hang with at the boozer: lone Jedi, Merve Bus...
01:38 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Facebook Introduces Photo Comments for Pages
It's been one month since Facebook introduced photo comments for personal accounts, and now the social network is extending the feature to brand Pages.Users and Page admins can now respond to posts an...
01:30 am -04 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Twitter's Verified Users: How They All Connect
A beautiful new data visualization piece from Twitter employee Isaac Hepworth shows how the microblogging network's approximately 50,000 verified users connect onlineThe zoomable graphic below shows m...
01:26 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Chris Gorham: Emmys Nod Netflix, Is YouTube Next?
Netflix earned 14 Emmy nominations Thursday for three shows that weren’t made for television. For years in the entertainment industry, we've talked — sometimes fought (strike!) — abo...
01:19 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable 'Halo' for Windows 8 Surprises With Great Gameplay
Halo has transformed from a first-person shooter to a top-down mobile title for a Windows 8-exclusive release. Thankfully, however, nothing fans love about the series gets lost in translation.Halo Spa...
01:16 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Google Play Passes 50 Billion App Downloads
Google Play users have downloaded more than 50 billion apps, CEO Larry Page revealed during the company's second quarter earnings call Thursday.Google announced at its I/O developers conference in May...
12:47 am -03 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Who Rules Comic-Con? Women
Think of Comic-Con, the sprawling geekfest underway Thursday in San Diego, and what images come to mind? Legions of men, perhaps carrying a few more pounds of weight than their superhero costumes can ...
12:46 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable DIY Superhero Reveals the Tech That Made Him Invincible
Just in time for Comic-Con in San Diego, this comic infographic honoring the DIY Superhero offers context, facts and figures about the ways in which denizens of the garage are creating the future.Not ...
12:35 am +05 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable OUYA Launches Kickstarter Matching Program to Fund Indie Games
The company behind the OUYA announced that it will match funds raised by any indie game creator on its Kickstarter in trade for six months of exclusive distribution rights.The OUYA — the $99, ha...
12:30 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Reports $4.97B Earnings But Misses Expectations
Microsoft announced a 10% increase in revenue for its fourth quarter of 2013 on Thursday, bringing in a revenue of $19.90 billion, up from the same period last year. But the numbers missed expectation...
12:23 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Google Misses Q2 Earnings Estimates, Stock Drops Below $900
Google reported strong revenue growth for the June quarter, but fell shy of Wall Street's estimates, sending the stock down by as much as 5% in after hours tradingThe search giant reported earnings pe...
12:17 am GMT - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Google Maps Takes You Inside New York City Restaurants
New York City is home to a endless number of restaurants — more than 25,000. Now, Google Maps makes it easier to get a feel for some of the city's most popular eateries by taking you inside with...
12:13 am -03 - Fri, July 19, 2013
Mashable Desk Safari Morphs Bored Coworkers Into Wild Animals
The workplace just became a zoo.The latest Internet photo fad — called Desk Safari — aligns the heads of office workers with an animal body on the computer screen. The results are totally ...
11:46 pm +05 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable New Interplanetary Laser System Could Reach Mars or Jupiter
Mars or Jupiter may not be as far from reach as you thinkA new laser system, developed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, can now span interplanetary distan...
11:43 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Golfer Smashes $50,000 ESPN Camera With Failed Shot
It seems Danish golf pros exist to make the sport just a bit more interestingFirst, there was the fellow who dropped trou to chip his way out of a water hazard back in April. Then on Thursday morning,...
11:34 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Judge in Bradley Manning Trial Declines to Dismiss 'Aiding the Enemy' Charge
The military judge presiding over Bradley Manning's court martial refused to drop a series of charges against him on Thursday, including the most serious one he faces: "aiding the enemy."Last week, th...
11:12 pm +05 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable NSA Admits to Examining More Data and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories....
11:08 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable This App Makes Coloring Books Come to Life
The coloring book has just gone high-tech.Mobile app colAR takes traditional 2D coloring pages and then turns them into 3D models that literally jump off the page. Unlike any coloring experience you&...
10:48 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Vine Challenge: Play With Your Food
We want you to play with your food for this week's very special Mashable Vine Challenge. Share your creation with the hashtag #FoodPlay for a chance to be featured on Mashable and have your creation r...
10:27 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Exclusive: Ryan Gosling's Faux Tantrum on 'Only God Forgives' Set
Ever wondered about the chemistry between Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling? Well, in preparation for the duo's next tag-team flick, Only God Forgives, we've got a revealing behind-the-scenes gem ...
10:12 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 5 Important Questions Inspired by Tay Allyn's "Mass Text"
Aspiring pop princess Tay Allyn released her first single on Wednesday and, well, we're kind of confused.The song, titled "Mass Text," mainly consists of the lyrics "Why didn't I get your mass text? /...
10:09 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 7 Essential Tools for Business Travel
Life is hard out there for a jet-setter, and if you find yourself on a plane or a train more than at your desk, these tips are for youBetween calculating expense reports and trying to navigate around ...
09:59 pm -05 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Detroit Files for Bankruptcy
The city of Detroit, Mich., has filed for bankruptcy, becoming the largest city in the history of the United States to do so.City officials filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection (.PDF) on Thursday...
09:56 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 5 Disney Villain Resumes for Evil Job Hunters
When the credits roll at the end of Disney movies, we are all aware of what the future holds for our beloved heroes and heroines. They will waltz off into the sunset and have lots of royal babies who ...
09:51 pm -05 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable The Simpsons to Appear on 'Family Guy' Episode in 2014
Fans of Fox shows "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy" are in for a very special treat: A crossover edition is coming soon.According to a Variety report, the two series will be teaming up for one episode t...
09:39 pm -05 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Print Is Dead? 'Vogue' Has Its Second Biggest Issue Ever
Print is alive and booming — at least if you're Vogue. Enjoying a recent resurgence in print advertising investments from fashion, luxury and beauty companies, among other categories, the 121-ye...
09:26 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Chris Gorham: Emmys Nod Netflix, Is YouTube Next?
Netflix earned 14 Emmy nominations Thursday for three shows that weren’t made for television. For years in the entertainment industry, we've talked — sometimes fought (strike!) — abo...
09:26 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Ender's Game Battles Controversy at Comic-Con
Ender's Game, the forthcoming adaptation of the sci-fi classic by Orson Scott Card, has run into trouble over the author's antagonistic gay rights views. As an LGBT group called Geeks Out plans to lea...
09:24 pm -05 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Verizon Edge Plan for Early Upgraders Announced
Now that AT&T and T-Mobile have created cellphone plans that make it somewhat less painful for early adopters to upgrade to a new phone earlier than the usual two years, Verizon has jumped on the ...
09:19 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 'Halo' for Windows 8 Surprises With Great Gameplay
Halo has transformed from a first-person shooter to a top-down mobile title for a Windows 8-exclusive release. Thankfully, however, nothing fans love about the series gets lost in translation.Halo Spa...
09:10 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 'Wolverine: The Musical!' Gives Puppet Super Singing Powers
Hugh Jackman's muscle-bulging portrayal of Wolverine has undergone a puppet-style makeover for a catchy song-and-dance video.In "Wolverine - The Musical!," the squishier version of the X-Men superhero...
08:53 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable How Much Does It Cost to Be Superman in Real Life?
Kal-El. Clark Kent. The Man of Tomorrow. Whatever you call Superman, this humble Kansas farm boy has captured our hearts ever since we found him playing in the cornfieldOur favorite Kryptonian and his...
08:44 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Brings You Closer to Univision's 'Premios Juventud'
Univision continues to adapt its digital strategy based on changes to social media and technology. For Thursday's star-studded Premios Juventued (Youth Awards), the Spanish-language network asked Mash...
08:24 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Defend the World From Creepy Bugs in This iPhone Game
If you've longed to tour the streets of cities near and far, an iOS game hitting shelves on Thursday will give a glimpse of life outside your hometown — while you battle waves of bugs.Critter's ...
08:23 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Google Misses Q2 Earnings Estimates, Stock Drops Below $900
Google reported strong revenue growth for the June quarter, but fell shy of Wall Street's estimates, sending the stock down by as much as 5% in after hours tradingThe search giant reported earnings pe...
08:17 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Google Maps Takes You Inside New York City Restaurants
New York City is home to a endless number of restaurants — more than 25,000. Now, Google Maps makes it easier to get a feel for some of the city's most popular eateries by taking you inside with...
07:53 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Tumblr, Rebecca Minkoff, Nordstrom Team Up for Fashion Week Campaign
Rebecca Minkoff is targeting the Tumblr community to boost awareness for her upcoming spring collection show at New York Fashion Week in September, inviting Tumblr's artists, models and photographers ...
07:43 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Golfer Smashes $50,000 ESPN Camera With Failed Shot
It seems Danish golf pros exist to make the sport just a bit more interestingFirst, there was the fellow who dropped trou to chip his way out of a water hazard back in April. Then on Thursday morning,...
07:41 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable First Instagram Video Scavenger Hunt Launches at Comic-Con
Comic-Con, the massive geek gathering kicking off Thursday at the San Diego Convention Center, can feel a little like a scavenger hunt. You rush around among merchandise, panels and signings with your...
07:34 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Judge in Bradley Manning Trial Declines to Dismiss 'Aiding the Enemy' Charge
The military judge presiding over Bradley Manning's court martial refused to drop a series of charges against him on Thursday, including the most serious one he faces: "aiding the enemy."Last week, th...
07:33 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Apple, Facebook, Civil Liberties Groups Demand More NSA Transparency
A wide coalition of major tech companies — including giants like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Apple and Microsoft — along with advocy groups and trade associations — has sent a letter ...
07:27 pm -03 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Exclusive: Ryan Gosling's Faux Tantrum on 'Only God Forgives' Set
Ever wondered about the chemistry between Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling? Well, in preparation for the duo's next tag-team flick, Only God Forgives, we've got a revealing behind-the-scenes gem ...
07:14 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable What Your Toliet Paper Style Says About You
We all buy it, we all use it, but when it comes to toilet paper style, everyone has his own setup. After all, no two bathrooms look alikeSEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn this comic from Doghouse Di...
07:14 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable What Your Toilet Paper Style Says About You
We all buy it, we all use it, but when it comes to toilet paper style, everyone has his own setup. After all, no two bathrooms look alikeSEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn this comic from Doghouse Di...
07:12 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Will Google Reveal the New Nexus 7 on July 24?
On the heels of Google's invitation to members of the press for an Android launch event on July 24, leaked pictures of the new Nexus 7 tablet have made their way online.Although we don't know too much...
07:05 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable OUYA Launches Kickstarter Matching Program to Fund Indie Games
The company behind the OUYA announced that it will match funds raised by any indie game creator on its Kickstarter in trade for six months of exclusive distribution rights.The OUYA — the $99, ha...
06:48 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Vine Challenge: Play With Your Food
We want you to play with your food for this week's very special Mashable Vine Challenge. Share your creation with the hashtag #FoodPlay for a chance to be featured on Mashable and have your creation r...
06:42 pm +05 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable HTC One Mini Announced With 4.3-inch Screen, 1.4GHz Processor
After a long stream of rumors, leaks and half-announcements, HTC has finally announced the HTC One Mini, a smaller version of the company's flagship Android device, the HTC OneAs expected, the HTC One...
06:32 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Share Your Most Breathtaking Long Exposure Photos
Long exposure can produce the most breathtaking images. You've probably seen the artistic technique used on exploding fireworks, crashing waterfalls, clouds, fog, stars and more. For scenes that have ...
06:27 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Exclusive: Ryan Gosling's Faux Tantrum on 'Only God Forgives' Set
Ever wondered about the chemistry between Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling? Well, in preparation for the duo's next tag-team flick, Only God Forgives, we've got a revealing behind-the-scenes gem ...
06:26 pm -03 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Ender's Game Battles Controversy at Comic-Con
Ender's Game, the forthcoming adaptation of the sci-fi classic by Orson Scott Card, has run into trouble over the author's antagonistic gay rights views. As an LGBT group called Geeks Out plans to lea...
06:16 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable New Interplanetary Laser System Could Reach Mars or Jupiter
Mars or Jupiter may not be as far from reach as you thinkA new laser system, developed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, can now span interplanetary distan...
06:15 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable These Neopets Have Been Alive for 13 Years
It's 2 a.m. on a Thursday morning and I'm buying up shares of virtual potato stock. I need to earn fake money to feed my fake llama some fake apples — which are his favoriteI am deep in the onli...
06:09 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 7 Essential Tools for Business Travel
Life is hard out there for a jet-setter, and if you find yourself on a plane or a train more than at your desk, these tips are for youBetween calculating expense reports and trying to navigate around ...
05:56 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 5 Disney Villain Resumes for Evil Job Hunters
When the credits roll at the end of Disney movies, we are all aware of what the future holds for our beloved heroes and heroines. They will waltz off into the sunset and have lots of royal babies who ...
05:44 pm -03 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Brings You Closer to Univision's 'Premios Juventud'
Univision continues to adapt its digital strategy based on changes to social media and technology. For Thursday's star-studded Premios Juventud (Youth Awards), the Spanish-language network asked Masha...
05:42 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable NSA Admits to Examining More Data and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories....
05:37 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Verizon Activates 3.9 Million iPhones in Second Quarter
If Verizon's latest numbers are any indication, Apple's iPhone shipments for the second quarter may be better than expected.Verizon reported Thursday that it activated 7.5 million smartphones during t...
05:32 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 40Plus Events in 3D Printing, Marketing and More
They say great minds think alike. That’s why Mashable's Events Board is here to help you make valuable connections — when you attend your industry’s leading conferences, that is. Whe...
05:03 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Heineken Asks Travelers at JFK to Drop Everything, Fly to Mysterious Location
Would you be willing to abandon your flight plans to take a free trip to a mysterious location? For most travelers, the answer seems to be no.In its latest marketing stunt, Heineken asked travelers in...
04:44 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Brings You Closer to Univision's 'Premios Juventud'
Univision continues to adapt its digital strategy based on changes to social media and technology. For Thursday's star-studded Premios Juventud (Youth Awards), the Spanish-language network asked Masha...
04:40 pm +05 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Jamie Foxx Terrifies as Electro in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Teaser
A new teaser featuring Jamie Foxx as Spider-Man villain Electro surfaced online Wednesday night.The 40-second spot, which reveals a veiny and sinister-looking Electro attached to a large contraption, ...
04:30 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 10 Selfies Gone Terribly Wrong
It's no surprise that the selfie has become a huge part of web culture — you need only scroll through your Facebook or Instagram to see that. Some have questioned their dignity, while others hav...
04:24 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Defend the World From Creepy Bugs in This iPhone Game
If you've longed to tour the streets of cities near and far, an iOS game hitting shelves on Thursday will give a glimpse of life outside your hometown — while you battle waves of bugs.Critter's ...
04:07 pm +05 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable #OaklandSocialMedia Day Empowers Small Businesses with Digital Tools
In May, Mashable taught you how to make Social Media Day official in your city, and we're continuing to see more cities join in on the global movement. Just across the San Francisco Bay and the madnes...
04:01 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Emmys 2013: Here Are the Nominations
Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul and How I Met Your Mother's Neil Patrick Harris will reveal the nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on Thursday (watch the live stream below) at Leonard H. Goldenson ...
04:00 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 10 Browser Extensions to Streamline Your Workflow
In today's tech-inundated society, downloading a bunch of apps and tools to help make your life easier can actually take a lot of time and even disrupt your productivity. However, we at Mashable are a...
03:53 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Tumblr, Rebecca Minkoff, Nordstrom Team Up for Fashion Week Campaign
Rebecca Minkoff is targeting the Tumblr community to boost awareness for her upcoming spring collection show at New York Fashion Week in September, inviting Tumblr's artists, models and photographers ...
03:44 pm +05 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable LG's Next Flagship Smartphone Will Be Called 'G2'
LG has announced a new naming scheme for its premium smartphones, which will now be categorized under the "G" brandSince the company's current flagship smartphone is called the Optimus G, the next fla...
03:41 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable First Instagram Video Scavenger Hunt Launches at Comic-Con
Comic-Con, the massive geek gathering kicking off Thursday at the San Diego Convention Center, can feel a little like a scavenger hunt. You rush around among merchandise, panels and signings with your...
03:33 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Apple, Facebook, Civil Liberties Groups Demand More NSA Transparency
A wide coalition of major tech companies — including giants like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Apple and Microsoft — along with advocy groups and trade associations — has sent a letter ...
03:31 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable The Real Difference Between iOS and Android Users
Android and iOS users will cite thousands of reasons of why they have issues with the competing mobile operating system: user interface, battery life — the list goes on. But in reality, there's ...
03:00 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Locate Lost Keys With These 10 Handy Gadgets
Do you spend hours of your life searching high and low for lost keys? Did you know there are super-cool solutions that will mean you can track them down using your iPhone or Android handset?We have fo...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 10 Epic Treehouses Cooler Than Your Apartment
Growing up, almost everyone remembers being jealous of that kid with a treehouse in his backyard.Maybe you don't have the space or resources to make your childhood dreams come true today, but you'd be...
02:15 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable These Neopets Have Been Alive for 13 Years
It's 2 a.m. on a Thursday morning and I'm buying up shares of virtual potato stock. I need to earn fake money to feed my fake llama some fake apples — which are his favoriteI am deep in the onli...
01:37 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Verizon Activates 3.9 Million iPhones in Second Quarter
If Verizon's latest numbers are any indication, Apple's iPhone shipments for the second quarter may be better than expected.Verizon reported Thursday that it activated 7.5 million smartphones during t...
01:12 pm GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable HTC One Mini Announced With 4.3-inch Screen, 1.4GHz Processor
After a long stream of rumors, leaks and half-announcements, HTC has finally announced the HTC One Mini, a smaller version of the company's flagship Android device, the HTC OneAs expected, the HTC One...
12:01 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Emmys 2013: Here Are the Nominations
Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul and How I Met Your Mother's Neil Patrick Harris revealed the nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on Thursday at Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in California. Winners wi...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 10 Browser Extensions to Streamline Your Workflow
In today's tech-inundated society, downloading a bunch of apps and tools to help make your life easier can actually take a lot of time and even disrupt your productivity. However, we at Mashable are a...
11:41 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Apple Patents Touchscreen Car Dashboard
Apple is branching out into a new area: your car. The company was granted a patent last week for a new car dashboard that would make most of the manual controls in your vehicle digital, letting you co...
11:10 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Jamie Foxx Terrifies as Electro in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Teaser
A new teaser featuring Jamie Foxx as Spider-Man villain Electro surfaced online Wednesday night.The 40-second spot, which reveals a veiny and sinister-looking Electro attached to a large contraption, ...
10:37 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable #OaklandSocialMedia Day Empowers Small Businesses with Digital Tools
In May, Mashable taught you how to make Social Media Day official in your city, and we're continuing to see more cities join in on the global movement. Just across the San Francisco Bay and the madnes...
10:14 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable LG's Next Flagship Smartphone Will Be Called 'G2'
LG has announced a new naming scheme for its premium smartphones, which will now be categorized under the "G" brandSince the company's current flagship smartphone is called the Optimus G, the next fla...
09:57 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable BBiQ Device and App Makes You a Grilling Expert
Firing up the grill is a summertime tradition, but not every cookout devotee is skilled in the art of barbecue. Luckily, one device and app combination claims to turn any iOS or Android device into a ...
07:55 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Cold War-Era CIA Tapped James Bond for Gadget Ideas
It looks like the relationship between former CIA Director Allen Dulles and 007 mastermind Ian Fleming ran deeper than some might've expected. A study of declassified documents has revealed that the U...
07:30 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Soldier's Surprise Return Creates Best Family Beach Day Ever
Bethany Bronson and her children were at the beach when they got a little underwater surprise (no, not sharks). Bronson's husband popped out of the water, decked out in scuba gear, for an early homeco...
06:55 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Shuttr Remotely Triggers Smartphone Group Shots and Selfies
Scarcely larger than a half-stick of gum, the Muku Shuttr lets you shoot Android or iPhone photos or videos of yourself ("selfies") or a group at a range far greater than arm's lengthUsing this diminu...
06:37 am -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable #OaklandSocialMedia Day Empowers Small Businesses with Digital Tools
In May, Mashable taught you how to make Social Media Day official in your city, and we're continuing to see more cities join in on the global movement. Just across the San Francisco Bay and the madnes...
05:58 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Spell Check on Paper With Lernstift's Digital Pen
A new Kickstarter project, in the form of a pen, wants you to pick up good vibrations — as well as handwriting and spelling skills.Dubbed the Lernstift (German for "learning pen"), the digital s...
05:29 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable How Did This Giant Dragon Skull Land on a British Beach?
Charmouth beach, along England's Jurassic Coast, has been the site of many fascinating dinosaur-fossil discoveries over the years. So stumbling across some prehistoric bones wouldn't be that out of th...
04:56 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable The High-Tech Future of Bookstores
With e-readers growing in popularity and Barnes & Noble planning to eliminate 30% of their stores within the next 10 years, it seems the days of perusing bookstores for a good summer read are numb...
04:29 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Heisman Winner Manziel 'Feels Like Justin Bieber'
An online-only class schedulePetty spats with Internet trolls. A short-lived resolution to quit Twitter altogetherIt's been an eventful off-season for Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, who las...
04:02 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 'The Wizard of Ahhhs' Puts an a Cappella Spin on the Classic Film
Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore — we're in a Pitch Perfect movieTodrick Hall, the mastermind behind viral videos such as Mean Gurlz and Beauty and the Beat, is back again. And this time he's c...
03:30 am -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Soldier's Surprise Return Creates Best Family Beach Day Ever
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03:01 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable The Force Runs Its Course
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02:30 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Surfboards Are Custom Designed for Each Surfer
Surfing pros and novices alike will be intrigued by an ongoing Kickstarter project from a company that wants to design 3D-printed custom boards based on actual data derived from riding in the water.Ch...
02:16 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 'Anchorman 2' Star Uses Instagram Video for Buddy Cop Series
Actors David Koechner (Anchorman 2) and Harland Williams (Half Baked, Dumb & Dumber) are tapping into Instagram's one-month-old video feature to craft a short, social media-exclusive buddy-cop fil...
02:00 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 11 Ways Demi Lovato's New Video Is Actually a Nicholas Sparks Movie
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Mashable How Did This Giant Dragon Skull Land on a British Beach?
Charmouth beach, along England's Jurassic Coast, has been the site of many fascinating dinosaur-fossil discoveries over the years. So stumbling across some prehistoric bones wouldn't be that out of th...
01:16 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable How the MLB All-Star Game Played Out on Twitter
Major League Baseball touted its 2014 All-Star Game as a social media showcase, and statistics from Twitter on Tuesday night prove its successThe game generated more than 1 million tweets overall, acc...
12:56 am -04 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable The High-Tech Future of Bookstores
With e-readers growing in popularity and Barnes & Noble planning to eliminate 30% of their stores within the next 10 years, it seems the days of perusing bookstores for a good summer read are numb...
12:52 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable SimCity Creative Director Says He Didn't 'Rage Quit' EA
SimCity creative director Ocean Quigley said he didn't leave Electronic Arts' studio Maxis because of any creative differences, but because it was time to do something different with his career.Quigle...
12:51 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Emmys Hype Starts Now: Nominees Will Be Announced in Twitter Chat
The nominees for this year's 65th Primetime Emmy Awards will be revealed on Thursday in a special Twitter chat running alongside the traditional live TV announcement.The hashtag for the chat is #emmys...
12:40 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable 'Rolling Stone' Under Fire for Cover Featuring Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Twitter found a new villain today: Rolling Stone magazine.The magazine selected Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the cover of its July 19 issue, which many on the Internet found offense atRolling Stone's Faceboo...
12:24 am GMT - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Shoot Down a Government Drone, Get a $100 Reward
A small Colorado town of just over 550 people may allow its citizens to pay for licenses to shoot down drones, an initiative that could effectively implement a bounty program for flying robot huntersP...
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Mashable 'The Wizard of Ahhhs' Puts an a Cappella Spin on the Classic Film
Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore — we're in a Pitch Perfect movieTodrick Hall, the mastermind behind viral videos such as Mean Gurlz and Beauty and the Beat, is back again. And this time he's c...
12:01 am +01 - Thu, July 18, 2013
Mashable Around the Alphabet in 26 Musical Genres
What's the point of being insanely musically gifted if you don't have a little fun with your talents? Music producers Andrew Huang and Dave Brown collaborated to create a song encompassing 26 genres i...
11:29 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Incredible Son Surprises Dad With His Long-Lost Mustang
Just like your first love, you never forget your first carRick Lookebill of Indiana knows that story all too well. Twenty four years ago, he was forced to part ways with his first car, a 1972 Ford Mus...
11:09 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 2014 Mazda6: A Smart Marriage of Design and Tech
Shopping, if done right, is a marathon, a slow steady race to the finish line, where you embrace a brand-spanking-new purchase. You must have patience, endurance, tenacity and the ability to remember ...
11:01 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Around the Alphabet in 26 Musical Genres
What's the point of being insanely musically gifted if you don't have a little fun with your talents? Music producers Andrew Huang and Dave Brown collaborated to create a song encompassing 26 genres i...
11:01 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable The Force Runs Its Course
Love Star Wars? Love social media? Then you've no doubt heard about Course of the Force, which is fast becoming the geek world's answer to the carrying of the Olympic flameNow in its second year, the ...
10:48 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Weathermob App Crowdsources Weather Forecasts
Scrap the teleprompter and the blue screen. You don't need to be on TV to broadcast meteorology anymore. You don't even need to get off the couch to share your thoughts on the forecast. With a few cli...
10:38 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable This Electric Skateboard Can Dominate Any Terrain
Andrew Fern had no idea what he was in for when he decided to build a new kind of all-terrain vehicle. The idea was simple: Create a new type of skateboard that works on land, make it fast, and give i...
10:29 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable GlassUp Takes On Google Glass at Fraction of the Cost
Could there be a less expensive Google Glass competitor coming soon? GlassUp aims to give customers an alternative to Google's connected glasses with its own pair of augmented reality specs.Italian co...
10:16 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Electronic Frontier Foundation Files Lawsuit Against NSA
The digital rights advocacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is leading an unlikely and broad coalition of 19 groups to sue the National Security Agency on account of its surveillance progra...
10:16 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 'Anchorman 2' Star Uses Instagram Video for Buddy Cop Series
Actors David Koechner (Anchorman 2) and Harland Williams (Half Baked, Dumb & Dumber) are tapping into Instagram's one-month-old video feature to craft a short, social media-exclusive buddy-cop fil...
10:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 11 Ways Demi Lovato's New Video Is Actually a Nicholas Sparks Movie
Demi Lovato has washed her hands of the dark rock star glam look from "Heart Attack" and put on the All-American charm for her new "Made in the USA" music video.The video was released Wednesday on VEV...
09:51 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Sony to Offer 4K Movie Downloads This Fall
Sony will begin offering 4K movies for download via its Video Unlimited service in the early fall, company executives announced Wednesday. The movies will be from Sony Pictures, as well as other indep...
09:43 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 'Hunger Games' Sequel Posters Reveal Quarter Quell Wetsuits
For the upcoming Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie, Lionsgate this week revealed the wetsuit-clad victors of past Hunger Games who will now compete in the Quarter Quell — a deadly tradition pitt...
09:21 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Happy Anniversary Marissa! Yahoo Stock Hits 5-Year High
Marissa Mayer's second year as Yahoo CEO got off to a good start with the company's stock hitting a five-year high.Yahoo topped $29 a share in early trading Wednesday, an increase of more than 8.5% on...
09:04 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Acquires Mobile Ad Tech Startup, Promises New Ad Products
After acquiring 16 companies focused on consumer-facing mobile products, Yahoo has made its first investment in mobile ad technology since Marissa Mayer became CEO a year agoYahoo announced Wednesday ...
08:53 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable How Much Does It Cost to Be The Hulk in Real Life?
"HULK SMASH!""The Incredible Hulk" issue #1, written by Stan Lee himself (and additionally co-plotted by Jack Kirby), debuted in 1962. Despite his on-and-off again comic book presence, this Avengers c...
08:45 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable The Jonas Brothers Make a Splash in Vegas With 'First Time' Music Video
It looks like The Jonas Brothers really love Las Vegas. In the group's latest music video, which was released this morning on Clear Channel and iHeartRadio, the trio stacks poker chips, fiddles with f...
08:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 'Rolling Stone' Under Fire for Cover Featuring Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Twitter found a new villain today: Rolling Stone magazine.The magazine selected Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the cover of its July 19 issue, which many on the Internet found offense atRolling Stone's Faceboo...
08:30 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Rogue Dictionary Editor Updates the Definition of Marriage
Hey, dictionaries: It's time to get an update.The people behind a Vimeo account called HACKmarriage posted a video Tuesday showing hooded figure entering San Francisco bookstores and libraries. The di...
08:24 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Shoot Down a Government Drone, Get a $100 Reward
A small Colorado town of just over 550 people may allow its citizens to pay for licenses to shoot down drones, an initiative that could effectively implement a bounty program for flying robot huntersP...
07:30 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Branch Brings Potluck's Stress-Free Social Network to iPhone
Branch, a startup backed by two of Twitter's cofounders, introduced a new social network last month called Potluck that promised to take much of the anxiety out of sharing things online by focusing on...
07:29 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Incredible Son Surprises Dad With His Long-Lost Mustang
Just like your first love, you never forget your first carRick Lookebill of Indiana knows that story all too well. Twenty four years ago, he was forced to part ways with his first car, a 1972 Ford Mus...
07:09 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 2014 Mazda6: A Smart Marriage of Design and Tech
Shopping, if done right, is a marathon, a slow steady race to the finish line, where you embrace a brand-spanking-new purchase. You must have patience, endurance, tenacity and the ability to remember ...
07:01 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Around the Alphabet in 26 Musical Genres
What's the point of being insanely musically gifted if you don't have a little fun with your talents? Music producers Andrew Huang and Dave Brown collaborated to create a song encompassing 26 genres i...
06:59 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Budweiser Cracks Open the Music Scene With Facebook, VICE
Budweiser is joining forces with Facebook and VICE to launch a custom content platform as an extension of the brand’s Made for Music campaign, which kicked off earlier last week, in an effort to...
06:48 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Weathermob App Crowdsources Weather Forecasts
Scrap the teleprompter and the blue screen. You don't need to be on TV to broadcast meteorology anymore. You don't even need to get off the couch to share your thoughts on the forecast. With a few cli...
06:38 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable This Electric Skateboard Can Dominate Any Terrain
Andrew Fern had no idea what he was in for when he decided to build a new kind of all-terrain vehicle. The idea was simple: Create a new type of skateboard that works on land, make it fast, and give i...
06:33 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 7 Hot Management Jobs in Miami, New York and More
Unemployed, underemployed or somewhere in between? The Mashable Job Board is here to help.Since 2005, Mashable has been dedicated to providing the hottest digital, social and tech news to our readers...
06:29 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable GlassUp Takes On Google Glass at Fraction of the Cost
Could there be a less expensive Google Glass competitor coming soon? GlassUp aims to give customers an alternative to Google's connected glasses with its own pair of augmented reality specs.Italian co...
06:24 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable SyFy Launches Contest to Name 'Sharknado' Sequel
Less than a week after Sharknado debuted on the SyFy network and created a frenzy on Twitter, the company officially announced a sequel is in the works for 2014. Now, to capitalize on the massive atte...
06:16 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Electronic Frontier Foundation Files Lawsuit Against NSA
The digital rights advocacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is leading an unlikely and broad coalition of 19 groups to sue the National Security Agency on account of its surveillance progra...
06:12 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Malicious QR Code Intercepts Google Glass Data
Google has fixed a security issue that enabled hackers to intercept data from Google Glass and even completely take over control over the deviceThe attack was based on Glass' ability to automatically ...
06:00 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 8 Best Speakers for iPhone
Finding the ideal speaker for your smartphone can be a chore. With a plethora of options to choose from and a range of budget to high-end selections, it can be difficult to locate one that fits your n...
05:51 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Sony to Offer 4K Movie Downloads This Fall
Sony will begin offering 4K movies for download via its Video Unlimited service in the early fall, company executives announced Wednesday. The movies will be from Sony Pictures, as well as other indep...
05:47 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable David Karp Tells Stephen Colbert Tumblr Won't 'Police' Porn
David Karp continued his post-Tumblr acquisition publicity tour Tuesday with his appearance on The Colbert Report.During the six-minute interview, host Stephen Colbert asked Karp about his decision to...
05:35 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Google's TV Streaming Plans and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesM...
04:55 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable LEGO Is the World's Biggest Manufacturer of Tires
The home of toy building blocks might not be your first guess as the biggest producer of tires, but it all makes sense when you think about it. By number of units, the LEGO corporation makes more tire...
04:53 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable How Much Does It Cost to Be The Hulk in Real Life?
"HULK SMASH!""The Incredible Hulk" issue #1, written by Stan Lee himself (and additionally co-plotted by Jack Kirby), debuted in 1962. Despite his on-and-off again comic book presence, this Avengers c...
04:45 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable The Jonas Brothers Make a Splash in Vegas With 'First Time' Music Video
It looks like The Jonas Brothers really love Las Vegas. In the group's latest music video, which was released this morning on Clear Channel and iHeartRadio, the trio stacks poker chips, fiddles with f...
04:30 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 9 Unexpected Cosplay Costume Ideas for Comic Con
Almost everyone's fallen into the procrastination trap at least once. While finishing a paper the night before is doable, getting together a decent costume for Comic Con in 24 hours can seem impossibl...
04:02 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable New 'XCOM' Puts Cold War Spin on Action-Strategy Formula
It's 1962, and America is gripped by fear of the Soviets and Communism. The country is in the midst of a blockade against Cuba after it sided with the U.S.S.R., and the only thing dominating the colle...
04:01 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Merges Internet Explorer and Mobile With 'Companion Web'
Microsoft is launching tools for developers to give their users online experiences that work in partnership with Internet Explorer and mobile devices.The Companion Web initiative, announced by Microso...
04:00 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 10 Behind-the-Scenes Obama Photos
Easily among the sweetest photography gigs in the world is Official White House Photographer: You get to hang out with the Leader of the Free World day in and day out, making images of history through...
03:30 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Adventurous Proposals
It's pretty daring to get down on one knee, bare your soul to the love of your life, and ask for their hand in marriage. But if you can muster up the courage to do all of that, why stop there? Take cu...
03:30 pm +01 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 10 Heartwarming Craigslist Missed Connections
Craigslist: It's likely better known for job searches and furniture hunting than it is for true romance. But if you dig deep into your local missed connections section, you'll find the hopeful notes o...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Branch Brings Potluck's Stress-Free Social Network to iPhone
Branch, a startup backed by two of Twitter's co-founders, introduced a new social network last month called Potluck that promised to take much of the anxiety out of sharing things online by focusing o...
03:00 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 10 Accessories to Jazz Up Your Smartphone
We all know how an addition to your look, whether it's new earrings or simply a fresh haircut, can elevate self-confidence and put a spring in your step. With smartphones now becoming a staple of our...
02:33 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 7 Hot Management Jobs in Miami, New York and More
Unemployed, underemployed or somewhere in between? The Mashable Job Board is here to help.Since 2005, Mashable has been dedicated to providing the hottest digital, social and tech news to our readers...
02:32 pm +01 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable How to Delete Duplicate Songs From iTunes 11
Sometimes it's the small annoyances in life that really drive you nuts. The little glitches and quirks that bug you in a minor way, but on a regular basisIf having multiple copies of the same song in ...
02:30 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 10 Heartwarming Craigslist Missed Connections
Craigslist: It's likely better known for job searches and furniture hunting than it is for true romance. But if you dig deep into your local missed connections section, you'll find the hopeful notes o...
02:12 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Malicious QR Code Intercepts Google Glass Data
Google has fixed a security issue that enabled hackers to intercept data from Google Glass and even completely take over control over the deviceThe attack was based on Glass' ability to automatically ...
02:00 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 8 Best Speakers for iPhone
Finding the ideal speaker for your smartphone can be a chore. With a plethora of options to choose from and a range of budget to high-end selections, it can be difficult to locate one that fits your n...
02:00 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 5 Big Data Projects That Could Impact You
It's huge. It's number-heavy. And many say it has the potential to drastically change the way our business, government, academia and healthcare fields operateBut what does "big data" really mean? It's...
02:00 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 5 Big Data Projects That Could Impact Your Life
It's huge. It's number-heavy. And many say it has the potential to drastically change the way our business, government, academia and healthcare fields operateBut what does "big data" really mean? It's...
01:35 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Google's TV Streaming Plans and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesM...
01:32 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable How to Delete Duplicate Songs From iTunes 11
Sometimes it's the small annoyances in life that really drive you nuts. The little glitches and quirks that bug you in a minor way, but on a regular basisIf having multiple copies of the same song in ...
01:32 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable How to Delete Duplicate Songs From iTunes
Sometimes it's the small annoyances in life that really drive you nuts. The little glitches and quirks that bug you in a minor way, but on a regular basisIf having multiple copies of the same song in ...
01:12 pm -05 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Malicious QR Code Intercepts Google Glass Data
Google has fixed a security issue that enabled hackers to intercept data from Google Glass and even completely take over control over the deviceThe attack was based on Glass' ability to automatically ...
12:55 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable LEGO Is the World's Biggest Manufacturer of Tires
The home of toy building blocks might not be your first guess as the biggest producer of tires, but it all makes sense when you think about it. By number of units, the LEGO corporation makes more tire...
12:47 pm -05 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable David Karp Tells Stephen Colbert Tumblr Won't 'Police' Porn
David Karp continued his post-Tumblr acquisition publicity tour Tuesday with his appearance on The Colbert Report.During the six-minute interview, host Stephen Colbert asked Karp about his decision to...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 9 Unexpected Cosplay Costume Ideas for Comic Con
Almost everyone's fallen into the procrastination trap at least once. While finishing a paper the night before is doable, getting together a decent costume for Comic Con in 24 hours can seem impossibl...
12:29 pm GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Beyoncé Shows Her Fans Who's Boss
At Beyoncé Knowles' concert in Atlanta on Friday, she didn't hesitate to let the crowd know who's in charge.Knowles led an acoustic sing-along of her 2006 hit "Irreplaceable," letting members of ...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Merges Internet Explorer and Mobile With 'Companion Web'
Microsoft is launching tools for developers to give their users online experiences that work in partnership with Internet Explorer and mobile devices.The Companion Web initiative, announced by Microso...
11:33 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Google Maps 2.0 for iOS Launches With iPad Support and Indoor Maps
A week after launching the new version of Google Maps for Android, Google has launched a new version of the app for iOS devices, including a dedicated tablet designGoogle Maps for iOS 2.0 features tur...
11:30 am -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Adventurous Proposals
It's pretty daring to get down on one knee, bare your soul to the love of your life, and ask for their hand in marriage. But if you can muster up the courage to do all of that, why stop there? Take cu...
11:18 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Trailer for WikiLeaks Hollywood Movie 'The Fifth Estate' Unveiled
The first trailer for Hollywood's WikiLeaks movie, The Fifth Estate, debuted online Tuesday nightIt gives a sneak peek into the film's main plotline: the troubled relationship between Wikieaks founde...
11:17 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable BBiQ Bluetooth and App Makes You a Grilling Expert
Firing up the grill is a summertime traditionImage courtesy of Kickstarter, BBiQ Read more...More about Apps Software, Lifestyle, Travel Leisure, and Work Play...
11:00 am -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 10 Accessories to Jazz Up Your Smartphone
We all know how an addition to your look, whether it's new earrings or simply a fresh haircut, can elevate self-confidence and put a spring in your step. With smartphones now becoming a staple of our...
10:46 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable New Google Maps Now Open to Everyone — No Invite Needed
Google Maps' redesigned web app is now open to everyone — and no invites are necessaryIn a tweet sent Tuesday night, @GoogleMaps said users simply have to "sign up" to access the new app.SEE ALS...
09:58 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Leaked Moto X Video Reveals Voice Command Innovation
Talking to our phones is something we do all the time: It makes our multitasking easier. And now Google is apparently upping its game in the sector with the rumored Motorola X handset.In a leaked vide...
09:25 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Robin Thicke Performs Sultry Take on Icona Pop's 'I Love It'
Icona Pop's "I Love It" has topped the charts for months with its anthem-like hook and infectious beatSo it can be tough to imagine how a song so joyously pro-female might sound stripped of its' pound...
09:00 am -05 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable 5 Big Data Projects That Could Impact Your Life
It's huge. It's number-heavy. And many say it has the potential to drastically change the way our business, government, academia and healthcare fields operateBut what does "big data" really mean? It's...
08:59 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Prototype Device Determines Blood Type in 5 Minutes
Do you know your blood type? A Portuguese student has designed a device that can quickly determine blood type — four times faster than current solutions. In emergency situations, diagnosing a pa...
08:46 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Urges Users to Update iOS App, Password Amid Security Issue
Tumblr urged users to download an important update for its iOS apps on Tuesday, after a "security vulnerability" put passwords at risk."We have just released a very important security update for our i...
08:26 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Amazing Kitten Rescue Caught on Firefighter's Helmet Cam
Prepare your brain for a Five Alarm level of cute.A firefighter in Fresno, Calif. rescued a kitten from a burning home and the entire heroic act was caught on his helmet camYouTube channel kalanick111...
07:59 am +01 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Givted Lets You Crowdfund to Buy Friends Gifts They Really Want
The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here.Name: GivtedOne-Liner Pi...
07:27 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Artist Sculpts Celebrity Faces Using Wonder Bread
Pancakes, bacon and eggs are about to feel quite plain.Oakland-based artist Milena Korolczuk was feeling bored with her routine breakfast, so with a little creativity and a few pantry items, she start...
07:18 am -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Trailer for WikiLeaks Hollywood Movie 'The Fifth Estate' Unveiled
The first trailer for Hollywood's WikiLeaks movie, The Fifth Estate, debuted online Tuesday nightIt gives a sneak peek into the film's main plotline: the troubled relationship between Wikieaks founde...
07:17 am -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable BBiQ Bluetooth and App Makes You a Grilling Expert
Firing up the grill is a summertime traditionImage courtesy of Kickstarter, BBiQ Read more...More about Apps Software, Lifestyle, Travel Leisure, and Work Play...
06:59 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Givted Lets You Crowdfund to Buy Friends Gifts They Really Want
The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here.Name: GivtedOne-Liner Pi...
06:52 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable MLB All-Star Game: Fan Rushes Field After Getting 1,000 Retweets
"Twitter made me do it!" That's a fame-seeking fan's excuse after rushing the field during the middle of Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game. Our antagonistic proganonist's tale begins with this Tuesd...
06:46 am -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable New Google Maps Now Open to Everyone — No Invite Needed
Google Maps' redesigned web app is now open to everyone — and no invites are necessaryIn a tweet sent Tuesday night, @GoogleMaps said users simply have to "sign up" to access the new app.SEE ALS...
06:24 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Instagram Dancer's Ridiculous Moves Will Give You Giggles
The Internet is dark and full of terrors, so we're lucky Thomas Stwaazy is here to bring some levity to the situationStwaazy, better known on Instagram as @Dancehardwow, has taken full advantage of th...
05:58 am -04 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Leaked Moto X Video Reveals Voice Command Innovation
Talking to our phones is something we do all the time: It makes our multitasking easier. And now Google is apparently upping its game in the sector with the rumored Motorola X handset.In a leaked vide...
05:58 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Hack Your Life With Lifestyle Twitter Chat #MashLifeChat
Your day-to-day grind can be exhausting, even impossible, without a little help. We want to know what apps, gadgets and tricks help youOn Thursday, we'll be hosting a Twitter chat on our Lifestyle Acc...
05:25 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Verizon to Announce New Devices on July 23
Verizon plans to “unveil the next generation of one of their most popular family of devices” next Tuesday.The wireless carrier sent out invitations to members of the press for a private ev...
04:58 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable A New Take on Watching Shakespeare in the Park
It's summertime, which means your local Shakespeare Thespian Society (or some variation of the name) heads to the park — equipped with their tights, corsets and epic words — to perform for...
04:37 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Robot Gymnast Nails Quadruple Backflip
Look out, Gabby Douglas! This robot gymnast is incredible, absolutely nailing a quadruple backflip with both grace and styleWatch as it gets a boost up to the horizontal bar then generates its own mom...
04:20 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Internet Negativity Drives 'Weeds' Star Away From Acting
Weeds star Mary-Louise Parker says she's just about done with acting and you may be partially to blameParker tells the website news.com.au that the Internet's culture of celebrity destruction has beco...
03:50 am +07 - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable '30 Rock' Big Guy Grizz Carries Man Like a Baby in NYC
Babies in New York City have a pretty sweet deal. Being strapped to a parent's chest frees them of the horrors of jumping over weird technicolor puddles, stepping on chicken bones and being hit by rog...
03:35 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Hints Skype Calls May Be Fair Game for NSA
Microsoft indirectly hinted that Skype communications can be intercepted and handed over to the National Security Agency, according to two privacy and security researchers' interpretation of the lates...
02:30 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer Gives Herself an 'A' for Yahoo's Progress on Mobile
At least one person is a big fan of Yahoo's performance under Marissa Mayer in her first year as Yahoo CEO: Marissa MayerDuring Yahoo's second-quarter earnings call on Tuesday, Mayer broke down Yahoo'...
02:00 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Taylor Swift '22' Parody Pokes Fun at Tinder App
If you've ever wished for a pop song that painfully details the murky territory of using a dating app, you're in luck.While Taylor Swift probably isn't on Tinder, this Funny or Die parody imagines a w...
01:54 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Pope Francis to Forgive Your Sins via Twitter
As a part of a greater effort to use social media to connect with Catholics worldwide, the Pope will start granting forgiveness to people via social media.According to the Vatican's Sacred Apostolic P...
01:54 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Pope Francis to Pardon Your Sins via Twitter
As a part of a greater effort to use social media to connect with Catholics worldwide, the Pope will start relieving punishment for your sins via social media.According to the Vatican's Sacred Apostol...
01:54 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Pope Francis to Offer Plenary Indulgences via Twitter
As a part of a greater effort to use social media to connect with Catholics worldwide, the Pope will start relieving punishment for your sins via social media.According to the Vatican's Sacred Apostol...
01:41 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable The True Story Behind 'OK Glass'
If you've ever used Google Glass, the fascinating wearable technology that some 1,500 Glass explorers are currently walking around the world with today, then you're familiar with the phrase "O.K. Glas...
01:08 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Chris Gorham Leverages the Second Screen For TV Success
When the fourth season of USA Network's hit show Covert Affairs premieres Tuesday night, fans will get to enjoy a prequel storyline — thanks to the second screen.The series, dubbed Sights Unseen...
12:52 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Foursquare Starts Showing Ads After You Check In
Next time you check in to a location on Foursquare, you may see an ad pop up right after.AdAge reports that brands like Toys 'R' Us and Captain Morgan have started placing ads that appear after users ...
12:25 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable How 'Man of Steel' Should Have Ended
The summer blockbuster Man of Steel had quite a controversial ending. But regardless of your feelings on how Superman's final showdown played out, it's worth checking out alternate endingsYouTube chan...
12:20 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Beats Earnings Expectations in Second Quarter
Yahoo announced its second quarter earnings on Tuesday, beating earnings forecasts but missing slightly on revenueYahoo reported earnings of $0.35 share on revenue of $1.07 billion after ad commission...
12:12 am GMT - Wed, July 17, 2013
Mashable Google Crafts a Breathtaking Tour of Eiffel Tower
Want to climb the Eiffel Tower but don't have the vacation days (or funds) to get to Paris right now? Google has constructed a breathtaking tour of the most visited landmark in the world.Google Street...
11:35 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable In Search of the Ultimate Selfie
Trying to take a picture in low light is a challenge for even the very best photographers, much less Snapchat selfie-takers.Since smartphones don't have forward-facing flashes, the inability to take s...
11:06 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Rumor: Sony Xperia i1 'Honami' Boasts 20-Megapixel Camera
Rumors are swirling around the successor to Sony's Xperia Z smartphone, after specifications of the alleged Xperia i1 Honami phone leaked online.Taiwanese site ePrice claims the new Honami model will ...
10:40 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Watch Jimmy Fallon Awkwardly Interview 'Michael Jordan'
Things were looking like they were about to get pretty exciting Monday night, when Jimmy Fallon said he had a legendary special guest for his Late Night audience."The coolest thing just happened, we r...
10:40 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Kristen Wiig Poses as Michael Jordan for Jimmy Fallon 'Interview'
Things were looking like they were about to get pretty exciting Monday night, when Jimmy Fallon said he had a legendary special guest for his Late Night audience."The coolest thing just happened, we r...
10:30 pm -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer Gives Herself an 'A' for Yahoo's Progress on Mobile
At least one person is a big fan of Yahoo's performance under Marissa Mayer in her first year as Yahoo CEO: Marissa MayerDuring Yahoo's second-quarter earnings call on Tuesday, Mayer broke down Yahoo'...
10:23 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable How Much Does It Cost to Be Batman?
The innocents of Gotham City — and the comic book world in general — owe its allegiance to Batman.Created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, Batman first appeared in DC Comics' iss...
10:23 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable How Much Does It Cost to Be Batman in Real Life?
The innocents of Gotham City — and the comic book world in general — owe its allegiance to Batman.Created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, Batman first appeared in DC Comics' iss...
10:19 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 3 Marketing Experts Will Judge the Mashies
Three experts in digital have joined the Mashies judges panel to share their expertise and years of industry experience and decide who will redefine the future of digital marketing. The Mashies is Mas...
10:00 pm -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Taylor Swift '22' Parody Pokes Fun at Tinder App
If you've ever wished for a pop song that painfully details the murky territory of using a dating app, you're in luck.While Taylor Swift probably isn't on Tinder, this Funny or Die parody imagines a w...
10:00 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Soap Operas for Safe Sex: The Potential of Edutainment in Africa
LUSAKA, Zambia — Pastor Kangwa Chileshe leads a dual life. In addition to his mission work, Chileshe plays one of the lead characters in Zambian TV drama Love Games, in which he plays a divorc&#...
09:34 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer and Yahoo: A Look Back at Year One
This week marks one year since Marissa Mayer left Google to take on the CEO role at Yahoo. In that time, Mayer has led the company to a rising stock price while facing some highs and lows along the wa...
09:16 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Watch David Bowie Rock Out in New 'Valentine's Day' Music Video
Although he has been in the Internet spotlight for controversial music videos lately, David Bowie has moved to embrace subtext with a new music video from his recent album The Next Day.Bowie released ...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Exclusive: 'Insidious 2' Debuts Haunting Motion Movie Poster
What's scarier than a movie poster featuring a baby amid darkness and smoke? A motion movie poster of a terrified Lambert family and the mystery of not knowing what's haunting themBelow, Mashable is d...
08:52 pm -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Foursquare Starts Showing Ads After You Check In
Next time you check in to a location on Foursquare, you may see an ad pop up right after.AdAge reports that brands like Toys 'R' Us and Captain Morgan have started placing ads that appear after users ...
08:50 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable '30 Rock' Big Guy Grizz Carries Man Like a Baby
Babies in New York City have a pretty sweet deal. Being strapped to a parent's chest frees them of the horrors of jumping over weird technicolor puddles, stepping on chicken bones and being hit by rog...
08:27 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer Is Turning Around Yahoo
Marissa Mayer is coming under some heavy fire on her first anniversary as CEO of Yahoo — criticism, I believe, that is wholly unmerited. Mayer did not promise to turn around the company in 12 mo...
08:27 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer Is Turning Yahoo Around
Marissa Mayer is coming under some heavy fire on her first anniversary as CEO of Yahoo — criticism, I believe, that is wholly unmerited. Mayer did not promise to turn around the company in 12 mo...
08:26 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable PrimeSense Responds to Report of Acquisition Talks With Apple
UPDATE: PrimeSense released the following statement from its CEO, Inon Beracha:"We are focused on building a prosperous company while bringing 3D sensing and Natural Interaction to the mass market in ...
08:25 pm -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable How 'Man of Steel' Should Have Ended
The summer blockbuster Man of Steel had quite a controversial ending. But regardless of your feelings on how Superman's final showdown played out, it's worth checking out alternate endingsYouTube chan...
08:20 pm -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Beats Earnings Expectations in Second Quarter
Yahoo announced its second quarter earnings on Tuesday, beating earnings forecasts but missing slightly on revenueYahoo reported earnings of $0.35 share on revenue of $1.07 billion after ad commission...
08:15 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Edward Snowden Officially Seeks Temporary Asylum in Russia
As he announced last week, Edward Snowden has officially requested temporary asylum in Russia on TuesdayThe whistleblower behind the slew of revelations about top secret NSA surveillance programs has ...
08:12 pm -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Google Crafts a Breathtaking Tour of Eiffel Tower
Want to climb the Eiffel Tower but don't have the vacation days (or funds) to get to Paris right now? Google has constructed a breathtaking tour of the most visited landmark in the world.Google Street...
07:41 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 15 Striking Photos of Reflections
For this week's Mashable Photo Challenge, we asked you to distort reality using the reflections around you. We challenged you to be creative and choose interesting reflective surfaces — and we w...
07:01 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable MTV to Reveal VMA Nominees in Instagram and Vine Videos
Ahead of the MTV Video Music Awards — which will air live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aug. 25 — MTV will reveal the ceremony's Video of the Year nominees and contenders ...
06:53 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable AT&T 'Next' Plan Allows Annual Smartphone Upgrades
Contracts on major wireless carriers lock customers into devices for up to two years, which can be infuriating to serial upgraders. Now, just one week after T-Mobile launched a bi-annual upgrade progr...
06:47 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Forces Secretive FISA Court To Disclose 2008 PRISM Case
Yahoo won a small legal battle on Monday against the secretive surveillance court that oversees the far-reaching snooping programs revealed by Edward SnowdenThe Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court...
06:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 11 Vine Mashups Better Than the Originals
Not every great Vine video must be a completely original creation. Sometimes, it just needs a different soundtrackIn one of the biggest trends on Vine, users pair two or more seemingly unrelated telev...
05:46 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Apple Launches Logic Pro X, Adds iPad Integration
Apple unveiled Logic Pro X today, the latest version of its creative tool for musicians.Notable new features include Drummer, a virtual session player that accompanies songs with a variety of drumming...
05:04 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Apple's Ad-Skipping TV Tech and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories....
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 15 WTF Accessories for the Weirdest Summer Ever
With summer in full swing, now is the perfect time to accessorize for the seasonBut if you've grown tired of wearing the same old uniform of Wayfarers and jorts, there are other, erm, unique ways to s...
04:06 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 7 iPhone Car Chargers for Your Summer Road Trip
Your summer vacation is coming up, and you've prepped for that eight-hour car ride to the beach. Snacks? Check. Magazines? CheckUltimate road trip playlist? Check.But good luck making that iPhone batt...
04:01 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable How Watching Mobile Ads Could Earn You Free Data
Advertisers are pulling out all the tricks when it comes to getting your eyeballs on their mobile content. So could they be successful if the incentive is free data for your smartphone? A Boston-based...
03:41 pm -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 15 Striking Photos of Reflections
For this week's Mashable Photo Challenge, we asked you to distort reality using the reflections around you. We challenged you to be creative and choose interesting reflective surfaces — and we w...
03:40 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable The Atlantic Launches Digital Publication, 'Defense One'
The Atlantic Media Company unveiled the latest addition to its digital portfolio Tuesday morning with the launch of Defense One, a web publication dedicated to national security coverage.Under the dir...
03:40 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Atlantic Media Launches Digital Publication, 'Defense One'
The Atlantic Media Company unveiled the latest addition to its digital portfolio Tuesday morning with the launch of Defense One, a web publication dedicated to national security coverage.Under the dir...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 15 Infuriating First World Problems About Flying
As Louis CK has pointed out, airplanes are pieces of amazing technology that have made travel quicker and easier for millions of peopleBut that doesn't mean waiting in a TSA line, wondering if your li...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 9 Heat Wave Hacks You're Doing Wrong
In case you haven't noticed or possibly live in the arctic circle, it's hotter than a toaster oven outside. Many are fortunate enough to have the luxury of modern air conditioning, but some of us have...
03:10 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 15 Imaginative Macbook Decals
If you're continually mistaking your Macbook for everyone else's, try showing off a little personality with a creative decal to make your laptop stand out.We've gathered 15 fun and unique decals from ...
03:01 pm -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable MTV to Reveal VMA Nominees in Instagram and Vine Videos
Ahead of the MTV Video Music Awards — which will air live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aug. 25 — MTV will reveal the ceremony's Video of the Year nominees and contenders ...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 15 Infuriating First World Problems About Flying
As Louis CK has pointed out, airplanes are pieces of amazing technology that have made travel quicker and easier for millions of peopleBut that doesn't mean waiting in a TSA line, wondering if your li...
02:15 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 5 Sites for Free Ringtones
Think "free ringtones" and you likely imagine unsavory pop-up ads and spam. It's hard to come by real ringtones that won't put the health of your computer to riskAnd though you can make your own ringt...
01:54 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
For this week's viral video recap, we're mixing it up a little: This isn't your ordinary Internet-cat video.We've also got a deep-space hair-washing demo, some epic turtle acrobatics, a Good Samaritan...
01:46 pm -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Apple Launches Logic Pro X, Adds iPad Integration
Apple unveiled Logic Pro X today, the latest version of its creative tool for musicians.Notable new features include Drummer, a virtual session player that accompanies songs with a variety of drumming...
01:30 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 10 Daft Punk Covers to Help You 'Get Lucky' This Summer
Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" has all the qualities of a perfect summer jam. It's insanely catchy, it makes for fantastic dancing-and-driving music and there are enough covers on YouTube to keep you up all ...
12:59 pm GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Android Gaming Consoles: The Ultimate Guide
Successful Kickstarter project and highly publicized Android gaming console OUYA has ignited a feeding frenzy as competitors rise to fill the market.What's the appeal of the Android console? As develo...
11:30 am -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 9 Heat Wave Hacks You're Doing Wrong
In case you haven't noticed or possibly live in the arctic circle, it's hotter than a toaster oven outside. Many are fortunate enough to have the luxury of modern air conditioning, but some of us have...
11:26 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Spider-Man's New Suit Has Built-in MP3 Player
The cost to be Spider-Man may have gotten a little steeper, after details about Spidey's new suit reveal some high-tech additions.Entertainment Weekly interviewed the team behind Amazing Spider-Man 2,...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 15 Infuriating First World Problems About Flying
As Louis CK has pointed out, airplanes are pieces of amazing technology that have made travel quicker and easier for millions of peopleBut that doesn't mean waiting in a TSA line, wondering if your li...
10:24 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Does This Infographic About 'Little Things' Confirm the HTC One Mini?
Rumor has it that HTC is building a smaller version of its flagship Android smartphone, the HTC One. And while HTC hasn't addressed any reports directly, the company just released an infographic calle...
10:01 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable K-Pop YouTube Views Triple in Past Year Thanks to 'Gangnam Style'
YouTube views of Korean artists have surged in the year since "Gangnam Style" debuted last July, the video-streaming service announced Monday.Data compiled by YouTube indicates that videos featuring K...
09:30 am -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 10 Daft Punk Covers to Help You 'Get Lucky' This Summer
Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" has all the qualities of a perfect summer jam. It's insanely catchy, makes for fantastic dancing-and-driving music and there are enough covers on YouTube to keep you up all nig...
08:59 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Ola Ray's Tribute to Michael Jackson is Thrillingly Odd
It's hard to forget Michael Jackson's "Thriller" music video from 1983. During the video, Jackson woos a young Ola Ray with his flashy dance moves and that iconic red leather jacket. But it's even har...
07:57 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Classy Goat Wines and Dines in Amazingly Weird Video
We all deserve to treat ourselves sometimesIn this video, Jemima the Goat dines on an elegant spread of apples and red wine, while reading — okay, chewing — the "Motoring" section of the d...
07:26 am -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Spider-Man's New Suit Has Built-in MP3 Player
The cost to be Spider-Man may have gotten a little steeper, after details about Spidey's new suit reveal some high-tech additions.Entertainment Weekly interviewed the team behind Amazing Spider-Man 2,...
06:58 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Is This the First Vine Album?
Via eight Vine videos, Scottish musician Aidan John Moffat released a new album, The Eternalist. Moffat realizes this may not be an album in the "strictest sense," but a perk of the non-traditional fo...
06:34 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Universal Music Reviving Vinyls With Crowdfunding Service
Forget digital music files or streaming services: Vinyl is back. Well, it's re-emerging at least for fans of Universal Music's catalog of albums.UVinyl — Universal Music's vinyl branch — i...
06:24 am -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Does This Infographic About 'Little Things' Confirm the HTC One Mini?
Rumor has it that HTC is building a smaller version of its flagship Android smartphone, the HTC One. And while HTC hasn't addressed any reports directly, the company just released an infographic calle...
06:01 am -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable K-Pop YouTube Views Triple in Past Year Thanks to 'Gangnam Style'
YouTube views of Korean artists have surged in the year since "Gangnam Style" debuted last July, the video-streaming service announced Monday.Data compiled by YouTube indicates that videos featuring K...
05:59 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable What If Your Smartphone Could Bend Into a Smart Watch?
As technology advances, the list of gadgets we own grows longer: laptops, music players, smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and Google Glass — it's endless. Now, with the buzz around smart watches,...
05:31 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Matt Harvey Interviews Oblivious Mets Fans About Matt Harvey
Star New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will start Tuesday's MLB All-Star game — something he reportedly learned via TwitterHarvey enters the All-Star break with a stellar 7-2 record to go with h...
05:00 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Writing a Novel Is Easier Than You Think
Ever had an amazing idea for a novel, but dismissed it because you thought writing an entire book would just be way too time-consuming? Well, you've probably already written that book ... by accident ...
04:48 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable IMDb's Mobile App Now Supports Movie Ticket Purchases
Now you can buy movie tickets from directly within IMDb’s mobile app.Starting Monday, users in the United States can purchase movie tickets from Fandango by selecting the theater and time of cho...
04:04 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 23 Songs All About Money and Wealth
It's all about the Benjamins, baby.Much of the criticism surrounding Jay-Z's new record Magna Carta Holy Grail pointed to Jay-Z's insistence on continuing to rap about his wealth. This was exacerbated...
03:59 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 'Sharknado' Was Not the Hottest Show on Twitter Last Week
Although the Sharknado storm ravaged the Twitterverse last week, global information and measurement company Nielsen just revealed — perhaps contrary to popular belief — that the Syfy origi...
03:57 am -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Classy Goat Wines and Dines in Amazingly Weird Video
We all deserve to treat ourselves sometimesIn this video, Jemima the Goat dines on an elegant spread of apples and red wine, while reading — okay, chewing — the "Motoring" section of the d...
03:35 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 12 Awkward Moments of Sexual Tension on 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?'
It's time to party like it's 2004 — Whose Line Is It Anyway? returns to TV. The improv show will make its triumphant return to The CW on Tuesday night, and there's so much to look forward toSEE...
03:30 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Report: Microsoft Surface Smart Watch Will Launch in 2014
It looks like Microsoft may be close to completing its own Surface-branded smart watch.Sources inside the Redmond-based company told AmongTech that prototypes of the smart watch are reportedly already...
03:11 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Stunning Freefall Sends 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Trailer Soaring
Taming fan anxiety over the long wait until How to Train Your Dragon 2 comes out in 2014, DreamWorks Animation released a beautiful trailer for the fantasy film. The teaser shows main character Hiccup...
02:57 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Fandoms Show Support for 'Glee' Community on Tumblr
While scrolling through her Tumblr dashboard late Saturday night, Natasha Cougoule came across a post about Cory Monteith's death. She initially thought it was a hoax, until she checked the facts and ...
02:34 am -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Universal Music Reviving Vinyls With Crowdfunding Service
Forget digital music files or streaming services: Vinyl is back. Well, it's re-emerging at least for fans of Universal Music's catalog of albums.UVinyl — Universal Music's vinyl branch — i...
02:21 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Edward Snowden, Nobel Prize Winner?
He may not have a passport, or a home address beyond Terminal F in Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow. But NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden does at least have a shot at winning the Nobel Peace Prize, it e...
02:03 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable MLB Commissioner Never Has, 'Never Will' Send an Email
Between Tuesday's All-Star Game and Monday's Home Run Derby, Major League Baseball is set to make quite a splash on social media over the next couple of daysBut that doesn't mean MLB commissioner Bud ...
01:59 am -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable What If Your Smartphone Could Bend Into a Smart Watch?
As technology advances, the list of gadgets we own grows longer: laptops, music players, smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and Google Glass — it's endless. Now, with the buzz around smart watches,...
01:43 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Reddit Grants Cancer Patient's Wish for Pizza
Lauren Hammersley's 2-year-old daughter Hazel was diagnosed in April with Stage 3 neuroblastoma, a rare form of childhood cancer. One day, in the hospital, Hammersley taped a message to her daughter's...
01:43 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 'We Are Not Trayvon Martin' Tumblr Opens Dialogue on White Privilege
"I will never be Trayvon Martin. Look at me. I am a white man from New York. I wear boat shoes and white T-shirts," reads the first post of We Are Not Trayvon Martin, added to Tumblr on Sunday.The Tum...
01:31 am -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Matt Harvey Interviews Oblivious Mets Fans About Matt Harvey
Star New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will start Tuesday's MLB All-Star game — something he reportedly learned via TwitterHarvey enters the All-Star break with a stellar 7-2 record to go with h...
01:11 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable MLB Home Run Derby and All-Star Game Bring Social to the Field
Major League Baseball players aren't typically allowed to use mobile devices during games, but for the next two days, it's encouraged. In fact, tonight at the Home Run Derby event in New York City, yo...
01:00 am -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Writing a Novel Is Easier Than You Think
Ever had an amazing idea for a novel, but dismissed it because you thought writing an entire book would just be way too time-consuming? Well, you've probably already written that book ... by accident ...
12:48 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Astronaut Ron Garan Joins Social Good Summit
The speakers roster for Social Good Summit — a three-day conference exploring how digital technology is impacting the world for good — is filling up fast. The Social Good Summit partners a...
12:30 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable New Steve Jobs Movie Trailer Arrives Exclusively on Instagram
A trailer for Jobs, the indie film about the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, has debuted on Instagram. Similar to The Wolverine trailer that premiered on rival video-sharing service Vine in May, studio Ope...
12:18 am GMT - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable Hackers Convert Verizon Device Into Mobile Spy Stations
You don't need to be the National Security Agency to spy on Americans' cellphone calls and messages. You only need to hack into a cellphone signal-boosting device that Verizon sells for $250 — a...
12:04 am -04 - Tue, July 16, 2013
Mashable 23 Songs All About Money and Wealth
It's all about the Benjamins, baby.Much of the criticism surrounding Jay-Z's new record Magna Carta Holy Grail pointed to Jay-Z's insistence on continuing to rap about his wealth. This was exacerbated...
11:58 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Hostess Returns With 'The Sweetest Comeback in the History of Ever'
Hostess is back.Seven months after Hostess announced plans to shut down following its bankruptcy, the snack food brand is bringing its products back to stores. Hostess Brands, which is now owned by th...
11:57 pm -03 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Fandoms Show Support for 'Glee' Community on Tumblr
While scrolling through her Tumblr dashboard late Saturday night, Natasha Cougoule came across a post about Cory Monteith's death. She initially thought it was a hoax, until she checked the facts and ...
11:43 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Create a Rhythmic LED Light Show Using a Guitar Pick
A new Kickstarter project helps musicians perform a new kind of light show.The Firefly is a motion-activated guitar pick that responds to picking and strumming motions, creating a portable light show ...
11:31 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable NFL Star Apologizes for 'Free Hernandez' Fashion Statement
NFL star Maurkice Pouncey took to Twitter on Monday morning to apologize after being photographed over the weekend in a "Free Hernandez" hatThe cap made controversial reference to Aaron Hernandez, a f...
11:30 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Report: Microsoft Surface Smart Watch Will Launch in 2014
It looks like Microsoft may be close to completing its own Surface-branded smart watch.Sources inside the Redmond-based company told AmongTech that prototypes of the smart watch are reportedly already...
11:13 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 18 Ways to Get Everything You Need, Delivered
These days, it's all about convenience. Time is money, and people are willing to pay a premium for not having to go out of the way to run errands and buy certain things. We like having other people go...
11:13 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite Offers Polish on a Budget
Samsung is now taking preorders for its low-cost, ultrathin ATIV Book 9 Lite notebook.The Ativ Book 9 Lite was first announced at Samsung's big ATIV event last month. Samsung is now uniting its notebo...
11:11 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Stunning Freefall Sends 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Trailer Soaring
Taming fan anxiety over the long wait until How to Train Your Dragon 2 comes out in 2014, DreamWorks Animation released a beautiful trailer for the fantasy film. The teaser shows main character Hiccup...
11:05 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable New Neptune Moon Discovered
The Hubble Space Telescope spied a new moon circling Neptune, making it the planet's 14th known moon, NASA announced MondayAt just 12 miles wide, Neptune's newest moon — dubbed S/2004 N 1 —...
11:04 pm -05 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 26 Songs All About Money and Wealth
It's all about the Benjamins, baby.Much of the criticism surrounding Jay-Z's new record Magna Carta Holy Grail pointed to Jay-Z's insistence on continuing to rap about his wealth. This was exacerbated...
10:46 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Elon Musk: Hyperloop High-Speed Transport Design Coming Soon
Elon Musk is trying to conquer space travel. He's spearheading a new class of electric vehicles. And now the entrepreneur is planning his next venture: a high-speed transportation system that some say...
10:33 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable The Nintendo Turns 30: Share Your #NESMemories
Monday marks the 30th anniversary of the original Nintendo Entertainment System. It was launched in Japan on July 15, 1983, as the Famicom, and changed the way we played for years to come.That simple ...
10:15 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Golf Stars Do Their Best 'Happy Gilmore' Impressions
You won't find Happy Gilmore's swing in a manual on golf fundamentals. But then, Gilmore was never one to follow someone else's rules, written or otherwiseThe golfing roustabout Adam Sandler brought t...
10:03 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Spotify Counters Criticism From Radiohead's Thom Yorke
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke and producer Nigel Godrich took several albums off Spotify over the weekend — a move they describe as a "rebellion" against the streaming-music service for the way ...
09:55 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable The Real Tech Behind the Mind-Controlled Robots of 'Pacific Rim'
In the movie Pacific Rim, humans build giant robots to fight enormous monsters that emerge from the ocean depths. Only they're not strictly robots: Each enormous machine is controlled by the brains of...
09:43 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Reddit Grants Cancer Patient's Wish for Pizza
Lauren Hammersley's 2-year-old daughter Hazel was diagnosed in April with Stage 3 neuroblastoma, a rare form of childhood cancer. One day, in the hospital, Hammersley taped a message to her daughter's...
09:26 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable How Much Does It Cost to Be Spider-Man?
For someone who's a fan of superhero movies, the past few years must be grand — there's almost always a new film in theaters, and it's almost always about Spider-Man. OK, perhaps there were five...
09:00 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Ball Me Maybe: Carly Rae Jepsen Throws Terrible First Pitch
Your browser does not support iframes.It's safe to assume that no one will be calling Carly Rae Jepsen for a quick game of baseball anytime soon. Not even maybeThe pop singer threw the ceremonial firs...
08:41 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 15 Disney Classics Reimagined as Horror Films
Disney films are known for their lighthearted characters and feel-good morale — and sometimes, for scarring your childhood.Twitter users played a hashtag game on Monday sure to make Mickey blush...
08:30 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable New Steve Jobs Movie Trailer Arrives Exclusively on Instagram
A trailer for Jobs, the indie film about the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, has debuted on Instagram. Similar to The Wolverine trailer that premiered on rival video-sharing service Vine in May, studio Ope...
08:18 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Hackers Convert Verizon Device Into Mobile Spy Stations
You don't need to be the National Security Agency to spy on Americans' cellphone calls and messages. You only need to hack into a cellphone signal-boosting device that Verizon sells for $250 — a...
08:16 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer's First Year at Yahoo: Don't Call It a Comeback
Savior. Visionary. A new hope.These were just some of the glowing words used by the press to describe Marissa Mayer when she was hired as Yahoo's CEO one year ago. That sense of optimism appeared insi...
07:58 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Hostess Returns With 'The Sweetest Comeback in the History of Ever'
Hostess is back.Seven months after Hostess announced plans to shut down following its bankruptcy, the snack food brand is bringing its products back to stores. Hostess Brands, which is now owned by th...
07:43 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Create a Rhythmic LED Light Show Using a Guitar Pick
A new Kickstarter project helps musicians perform a new kind of light show.The Firefly is a motion-activated guitar pick that responds to picking and strumming motions, creating a portable light show ...
07:34 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Internet Association's New Website Lets Users Comment on Bills
The Internet Association, the lobbying conglomerate of big tech companies like Google, Amazon and Facebook, has launched a new website that allows users to comment on proposed bills.The association un...
07:23 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Honda to Respond to Customer Tweets With Real-Time Vine Videos
Honda plans to respond to tweets from customers with real-time Vine videos as part of a new ad campaign launched on MondayThe Vine videos, which will come in response to tweets using the hashtag #want...
07:23 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Honda Responds to Customer Tweets With Real-Time Vine Videos
Honda plans to respond to tweets from customers with real-time Vine videos as part of a new ad campaign launched on MondayThe Vine videos, which will come in response to tweets using the hashtag #want...
07:13 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite Offers Polish on a Budget
Samsung is now taking preorders for its low-cost, ultrathin ATIV Book 9 Lite notebook.The Ativ Book 9 Lite was first announced at Samsung's big ATIV event last month. Samsung is now uniting its notebo...
07:07 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Cuts Surface RT Price to $349
Microsoft has reduced the price of its Surface RT tablet by $150. Originally priced at $499, the 32GB Surface RT now costs $349, while the price of the 64GB model is reduced from $649 to $499.The pric...
07:05 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable New Neptune Moon Discovered
The Hubble Space Telescope spied a new moon circling Neptune, making it the planet's 14th known moon, NASA announced MondayAt just 12 miles wide, Neptune's newest moon — dubbed S/2004 N 1 —...
06:58 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Allrecipes.com to Launch Print Magazine
While much of the magazine industry is shifting resources from print to digital, recipe website Allrecipes.com, which was acquired by magazine publisher Meredith Corporation a year and a half ago, is ...
06:55 pm -03 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable The Real Tech Behind the Mind-Controlled Robots of 'Pacific Rim'
In the movie Pacific Rim, humans build giant robots to fight enormous monsters that emerge from the ocean depths. Only they're not strictly robots: Each enormous machine is controlled by the brains of...
06:52 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Photographer's Facemash Project Reveals Uncanny Genetic Resemblances
One photographer has taken face-swapping to a whole new level.In his Genetics Portraits series, French-Canadian photographer Ulric Collette photographs two family members and edits half of each face t...
06:46 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Elon Musk: Hyperloop High-Speed Transport Design Coming Soon
Elon Musk is trying to conquer space travel. He's spearheading a new class of electric vehicles. And now the entrepreneur is planning his next venture: a high-speed transportation system that some say...
06:38 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 'Sharknado' Screenwriter: A Sequel Is 'In the Works'
It's been five days since Sharknado aired on Syfy and created a feeding frenzy on Twitter. The film, written by Thunder Levin and produced by Los Angeles-based studio Asylum, has capitalized on social...
06:15 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Golf Stars Do Their Best 'Happy Gilmore' Impressions
You won't find Happy Gilmore's swing in a manual on golf fundamentals. But then, Gilmore was never one to follow someone else's rules, written or otherwiseThe golfing roustabout Adam Sandler brought t...
06:00 pm -03 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Ball Me Maybe: Carly Rae Jepsen Throws Terrible First Pitch
Your browser does not support iframes.It's safe to assume that no one will be calling Carly Rae Jepsen for a quick game of baseball anytime soon. Not even maybeThe pop singer threw the ceremonial firs...
06:00 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 4 Steps to Explosive Real-Time Marketing
Shortly after the Superdome lights went dark during Super Bowl XLX in February, Oreo tweeted a qipppy photo, which immediately launched a “real-time marketing” fervor. Since then, people ...
05:58 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Report: Samsung Supplying Chips for Apple's 2015 iOS Devices
Apple will use Samsung's chips for its 2015 iOS devices, a report from The Korea Economic Daily claims, citing industry sourcesSamsung has been building the chips for Apple's iOS devices since the rel...
05:56 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Microsoft's Former Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie Joins HP's Board
Hewlett Packard named three new directors to its board on Monday, including Raymond Ozzie, who previously served as the chief software architect at Microsoft.Ozzie stepped down from his position at Mi...
05:26 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable How Much Does It Cost to Be Spider-Man?
For someone who's a fan of superhero movies, the past few years must be grand — there's almost always a new film in theaters, and it's almost always about Spider-Man. OK, perhaps there were five...
05:16 pm -03 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer's First Year at Yahoo: Don't Call It a Comeback
Savior. Visionary. A new hope.These were just some of the glowing words used by the press to describe Marissa Mayer when she was hired as Yahoo's CEO one year ago. That sense of optimism appeared insi...
05:06 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Apple Expanding iWatch Team and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesA...
05:00 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 'Angry Birds Star Wars II' Coming With Interactive Toys
Players will be able to unlock their favorite Angry Birds Star Wars characters in the app whenever they want, with new toys.Hasbro's Angry Birds Star Wars Telepods, announced Monday morning, work with...
03:39 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 8 Apps and Gadgets to Keep Track of Your Child
Parenting is tough to begin with, but add a smartphone-using, texting, emailing and Internet-surfing teen on top of that, and there's a whole new set of digital rules that apply.Keeping tabs on your k...
02:46 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 9 Kids Who Hate Summer Camp
'Tis the season for summer camp. Can you smell the sunscreen and chlorine? For every child who's pumped about spending time away from home, making new friends, and engaging in crafts and Capture-the-F...
01:56 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Microsoft's Former Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie Joins HP's Board
Hewlett Packard named three new directors to its board on Monday, including Raymond Ozzie, who previously served as the chief software architect at Microsoft.Ozzie stepped down from his position at Mi...
01:55 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 8 Best Apps for Team Collaboration
As more and more apps utilize the cloud's file-storing and -sharing capabilities, remote team collaboration becomes even easierThere are hundred of apps that claim to "increase productivity" and "opti...
01:06 pm -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Apple Expanding iWatch Team and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesA...
12:53 pm GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 7 Chic Desk Fans to Keep You Cool
If you're struggling in summer's stifling heat, but don't want to compromise your cool desk aesthetics for the sake of mundane creature comforts, we can helpWe have found seven table fans for your des...
11:46 am -03 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 9 Kids Who Hate Summer Camp
'Tis the season for summer camp. Can you smell the sunscreen and chlorine? For every child who's pumped about spending time away from home, making new friends, and engaging in crafts and Capture-the-F...
10:43 am GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Report: Apple 'Aggressively' Hiring for iWatch Project
Apple is on a hiring spree to solve iWatch design issues, Financial Times reports citing people familiar with Apple's plansThe iWatch is a rumored name for an Apple smartwatch, which would likely conn...
09:55 am -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 8 Best Apps for Team Collaboration
As more and more apps utilize the cloud's file-storing and -sharing capabilities, remote team collaboration becomes even easierThere are hundred of apps that claim to "increase productivity" and "opti...
09:53 am -03 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 7 Chic Desk Fans to Keep You Cool
If you're struggling in summer's stifling heat, but don't want to compromise your cool desk aesthetics for the sake of mundane creature comforts, we can helpWe have found seven table fans for your des...
09:04 am GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Kickstarter-Funded Human-Powered Helicopter Wins Elusive Aviation Prize
A Canadian engineering team has finally captured the long-elusive Sikorsky prize — awarded to the "first successful controlled flight of a human-powered helicopter" — 33 years after it was...
08:07 am GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Smart Diapers Track Your Babies' Health By Monitoring Their Pee
Parents tend to throw away their baby's dirty diapers without hesitation — after all, they're unpleasant and useless after being worn. But a new kind of digital diaper may cause moms and dads to...
06:59 am GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Ancient Egyptians Invented Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg may take credit for the modern-day social network, but recent findings show that the "Like" button can be traced all the way back to ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. OK, not really...SE...
06:04 am -03 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Kickstarter-Funded Human-Powered Helicopter Wins Elusive Aviation Prize
A Canadian engineering team has finally captured the long-elusive Sikorsky prize — awarded to the "first successful controlled flight of a human-powered helicopter" — 33 years after it was...
06:02 am GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable 20 Gripping Photos of Extreme Weather
When Mother Nature has something to say, there's no ignoring her. She takes into no account your holiday plans or flight schedules. And she is blind to race, age and economic statusYet, for all of her...
05:00 am GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable How Social Media is Changing Mentorship
In our professional lives, mentors make a difference. Whether you’re looking for that promotion or need help starting your own business, mentorship can often be the key ingredient to success.But...
03:58 am GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable You'll Find These 14 Types of Parents on Facebook
Moms and dads are inescapable on social media these days, particularly parents on Facebook. Whether it's your mom posting embarrassing old baby photos, or your former college roommate updating about h...
03:00 am GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable The Apple-Google Tensions Have Finally Eased — Kind of
Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, recently told reporters that the long-standing rivalry between the search giant and Apple was finally being put to rest — but it's probably easier said...
02:59 am -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Ancient Egyptians Invented Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg may take credit for the modern-day social network, but recent findings show that the "Like" button can be traced all the way back to ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. OK, not really...SE...
02:06 am GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Dr. Amar Bose Dies at 83
Dr. Amar Bose, founder of audio manufacturing company Bose Corporation, died on Friday at his home in Wayland, Mass. He was 83. His death appears to be of natural causes. A sophisticated engineer wit...
01:21 am GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable The 15 Best Cory Monteith Moments From 'Glee'
Cory Monteith was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room Saturday night. The actor became famous in 2009 as Finn Hudson, the football player turned glee club captain, on the hit show Glee. Glee produc...
01:00 am -04 - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable How Social Media is Changing Mentorship
In our professional lives, mentors make a difference. Whether you’re looking for that promotion or need help starting your own business, mentorship can often be the key ingredient to success.But...
12:39 am GMT - Mon, July 15, 2013
Mashable Playing With Life: Are Living Video Games Ethical?
A dozen students huddle around a laptop-strewn table crammed with palm-sized circuit boards and unruly rainbows of wire. Each student tinkers with his or her own clear plastic platform, which resemble...
11:58 pm GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Infant Swing Plays Your iPhone's Music for Baby
The mamaRoo is a baby swing that can play music from your personal music player.Instead of playing stock lullabies, mamaRoo lets parents play their own selection of music to soothe the little ones. An...
11:58 pm -04 - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable You'll Find These 14 Types of Parents on Facebook
Moms and dads are inescapable on social media these days, particularly parents on Facebook. Whether it's your mom posting embarrassing old baby photos, or your former college roommate updating about h...
11:04 pm GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable J.K. Rowling Revealed as Secret Author of New Book
Harry Potter series author J.K. Rowling has been unmasked as the author of The Cuckoo's Calling, a crime novel published in April under the pseudonym "Robert Galbraith," the Sunday Times reportsThe no...
10:37 pm GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Free People App Gets 10% of the Company's Online Sales in 1st Week
Free People, Urban Outfitters' bohemian fashion label, released its first mobile app in Apple's App Store two weeks agoThe app, which is largely designed to facilitate purchasing, was downloaded 24,00...
10:37 pm GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Free People Gets 10% of Its Online Sales From App in 1st Week
Free People, Urban Outfitters' bohemian fashion label, released its first mobile app in Apple's App Store two weeks agoThe app, which is largely designed to facilitate purchasing, was downloaded 24,00...
10:06 pm -04 - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Dr. Amar Bose Dies at 83
Dr. Amar Bose, founder of audio manufacturing company Bose Corporation, died on Friday at his home in Wayland, Mass. He was 83. His death appears to be of natural causes. A sophisticated engineer wit...
09:56 pm GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Airline Pilot Creates Realistic Animation of Flight 214 Crash
There was no clear video of last weekend's tragic Asiana Airlines Flight 214's crash landing that killed three passengers, but animation artists were quick to provide crude renderings of what actually...
08:45 pm GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Twitter Reactions to Zimmerman Verdict Run Hot and Cold
A Florida jury found on Saturday 29-year-old George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last February in Sanford, Fla. He was also acquitt...
08:10 pm GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable The 21st-Century Breakup
Worn-out breakup lines are tried-and-true treasures: "It's not you it's me," "I really need to focus on my work," and "I'm just not ready for a serious relationship." But now that we're in the 21st ce...
07:37 pm GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Job Hunting? 160Plus Openings at Meetup, N.Y. Philharmonic and More
Unemployed, underemployed or somewhere in between? The Mashable Job Board is here to help.Since 2005, Mashable has been dedicated to providing the hottest digital, social and tech news to our readersh...
07:03 pm GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable 15 Things You Fought About With Your Siblings
Having siblings is a lot like bullfighting — you know exactly how to get them riled up, but make one false move or get them mad enough and you'll find yourself pounded into the ground.From food ...
06:37 pm -04 - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Free People App Gets 10% of the Company's Online Sales in 1st Week
Free People, Urban Outfitters' bohemian fashion label, released its first mobile app in Apple's App Store two weeks agoThe app, which is largely designed to facilitate purchasing, was downloaded 24,00...
06:10 pm GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Doodle.ly Update Takes Doodling to the Next Level
Compulsive doodlers like me miss the good old days of paper, pens and white space for random scratches. Laptops, tablets and smartphones have almost done away with the need for handwritten notes ̵...
04:45 pm -04 - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Twitter Reactions to Zimmerman Verdict Run Hot and Cold
A Florida jury on Saturday found 29-year-old George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last February in Sanford, Fla. He was also acquitt...
04:10 pm -04 - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable The 21st-Century Breakup
Worn-out breakup lines are tried-and-true treasures: "It's not you it's me," "I really need to focus on my work," and "I'm just not ready for a serious relationship." But now that we're in the 21st ce...
03:45 pm -05 - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Twitter Reactions to Zimmerman Verdict Run Hot and Cold
A Florida jury found on Saturday 29-year-old George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last February in Sanford, Fla. He was also acquitt...
12:27 pm +05 - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Zimmerman Not Guilty Verdict Fuels #JusticeForTrayvon on Twitter
After a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin Saturday, Twitter reacted with a firestorm of protest and anger.Zimmerman, 29, a ...
09:58 am GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable 'Glee' Star Cory Monteith Found Dead in Hotel Room
Cory Monteith, the 31-year-old actor best known for his role as Finn Hudson on Fox's Glee, was found dead Saturday afternoon on the 21st floor of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in downtown Vancouver, ...
07:33 am GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable 9 Unexpected Duos That Need Their Own Buddy Comedy
To make a great buddy comedy you can use one of two formulas: two people whose solid friendship anchors the movie, or an odd couple thrown together who eventually discover they're more alike than they...
06:57 am GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Zimmerman Not Guilty Verdict Fuels #JusticeForTrayvon on Twitter
After a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin Saturday, Twitter reacted with a firestorm of protest and anger.Zimmerman, 29, a ...
06:00 am GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable 10 Steps to Building a Top-Selling App
Chad Mureta was in a car accident two years ago. During a lengthy recovery in the hospital, a friend gave him an article about the app market. Shortly thereafter, Mureta began designing and developing...
05:58 am -04 - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable 'Glee' Star Cory Monteith Found Dead in Hotel Room
Cory Monteith, the 31-year-old actor best known for his role as Finn Hudson on Fox's Glee, was found dead Saturday afternoon on the 21st floor of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in downtown Vancouver, ...
05:00 am GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Don't Miss These 25 Digital Media Resources
Here at Mashable, we understand that it's difficult to keep up with the latest in tech news. I mean, after all, Sharknado aired this week (that's a cinematic gem that you just have to make time for). ...
04:27 am GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
It's been another big week in the tech world, and we're here to show to you the best of the best in this week's top 10 techNokia unveiled the Lumia 1020 with a 41-megapixel camera. In the United State...
04:01 am +05 - Sun, July 14, 2013
Mashable Razer Blade: The Ultimate 14-Inch Laptop
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Mashable Don't Miss These 25 Digital Media Resources
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12:59 am GMT - Sun, July 14, 2013
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08:50 pm GMT - Sat, July 13, 2013
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01:18 am GMT - Sat, July 13, 2013
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Mashable Your Tinder Crush Might Be a Spambot
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Mashable Meet Sports Twitter's 10 Worst Grammar Offenders
Forget steroids, make-believe girlfriends and off-the-field law-breaking.Many of the sports world's biggest travesties happen right here on the Internet, where superstar athletes use Twitter to mangle...
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Mashable Optical Stethoscope Could Visualize Your Heartbeat
The stethoscope is not only a medical staple more than 200 years old — it's also an iconic tool that immediately conjures images of doctor's offices in our minds. But now, designers have re-imag...
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10:29 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
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Mashable Lady Gaga Reveals 'ARTPOP' Album, App Release Dates
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Mashable 5 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Entrepreneurs
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09:57 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Jay-Z's Got 99 Problems, Including a Zombie Bite
It's a well known fact that Jay-Z's got a few problems — 99 to be exact. But as an enormously successful rapper and, perhaps more importantly, Beyoncé's husband, it's hard to imagine what t...
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Mashable Teen Arrested for 'Terroristic' Facebook Comment Free on Bond
A Texas teenager charged for making a "terroristic" threat on Facebook earlier this year has been released from jail on bail Thursday after an anonymous donor reportedly posted a $500,000 bond.Back in...
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Mashable Hulu's Owners Decide Not to Sell the Company (Again)
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09:36 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Listen to Justin Timberlake's New Song From '20/20 Experience' Sequel
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In a note to colleagues Friday, Jill Abramson, executive editor of the The New York Times, announced that the paper is developing a new, longform digital magazine, under the direction of former nation...
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Mashable 'I Am Malala' Music Video Celebrates Global Education
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Mashable 787 Dreamliner Catches Fire at London Heathrow Airport
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Mashable Windows Phone 8 Updates Surface, but 'Blue' Delayed Until 2014
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Mashable Edward Snowden: I Have No Regrets
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Mashable Stop Linkbait Before It Ruins Content Marketing
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Mashable Can We Put a National Park on the Moon?
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06:10 pm -05 - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Meet Sports Twitter's 10 Worst Grammar Offenders
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06:04 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Snowden to File for Asylum in Russia, Then Travel to Latin America
National Security Administration leaker Edward Snowden plans to file for asylum in Russia before later traveling to Latin America, according to a human rights professional who met with him Friday.The ...
05:57 pm -04 - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Is Eric Schmidt Using the Moto X in Public?
Google chairman Eric Schmidt was spotted with a smartphone that looks an awful lot like the upcoming Moto X smartphone.Schmidt was photographed with the phone at a meeting of the tech minds in Sun Val...
05:48 pm -07 - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable 27 Fin-Splitting Tweets About 'Sharknado'
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05:44 pm -05 - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Medical Robot Keeps Kids Calm at the Doctor's Office
Taking your children to the doctor's office is not always an easy feat. As a kid, I remember one instance of flailing like a fish out of water as my kind primary care physician tried to treat an eye p...
05:41 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Collaborates With the NSA and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories....
05:31 pm -05 - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Can an Exterminator Get Leads on Social Media?
People apparently don't visit an exterminator on social media unless they really mean business. This month, Bug Out has gotten close to 100 leads from its Facebook Page and Twitter feed. Considering B...
05:29 pm -05 - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Father Photographs Daughter's 3-Year Battle With Cancer
When photographer Mark Cox's 10-year-old daughter Sarah was diagnosed with acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), father and daughter made the most of the situation. They collaborated on a series of phot...
05:10 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Fashion Takes a Turn for the Worse
It's time to face reality: that couture, fur-trimmed lace onesie does not make you look "fashion forward." It makes you look like a clown in trainingSEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn this comic, Dre...
05:04 pm -07 - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Is This the Next Cronut?
Depending on your level of commitment to dessert, you may want to drop whatever you're doing and start lining up right now. New York City's Dominique Ansel Bakery — of cronut fame — is deb...
05:00 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable 15 Young Adult Books Every Adult Should Read
Young adult books are almost inescapable, even if you haven't visited the teen section of your local library since high schoolBig-budget movie adaptations of YA books likeDivergent and The Maze Runne...
05:00 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable 15 Young-Adult Books Every Adult Should Read
Young-adult books are almost inescapable, even if you haven't visited the teen section of your local library since high schoolBig-budget movie adaptations of young-adult books like Divergent and The ...
04:39 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Put Yourself in the Photos You Take With the DUO Separable Camera
Front-facing cameras and Millennials go together like peanut butter and jelly. (There's practically an entire social media-exclusive reality series based on the very concept.) And smartphones are the ...
04:27 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable 14 Tips to Nail Down Demographics
Having robust data about your customers (current or future) is critical to your startup's success. Good research can inform everything from creating your marketing plan to developing a brand-new idea....
03:36 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable 11 Words We Learned on the Wienermobile
If there's one thing Oscar Mayer excels in, it's making people smile — and double entendres. The company drives six 11-foot-tall hot dogs across the country, how could you not wish you were an O...
03:33 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Baby Cry Analyzer Tool May Help Identify Health Issues
A crying baby is generally thought to mean hunger, sleepiness or a please-change-my-dirty-diaper request. But now researchers at Brown University say a baby's cry could be a "window into the brain" of...
03:11 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable 10 TMI Parent Moments on Facebook
No people, we do not need to know the details of your child's potty training tribulations.Today, parents are still trying to figure out the enigma that is Facebook. They have finally mastered some of ...
02:04 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable 11 Musical Vine Videos That'll Get Stuck in Your Head
Leave the seven-minute power ballads to Celine Dion and Meatloaf — true musical genius can be spotted in mere secondsVine users know this, and they're showcasing their musical talents through so...
01:28 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Injured Kitten Wears Mushroom Costume as Treatment
Say meow-llo to Wasabi-chan, a tiny kitten that recovered from an injury in the cutest way possible.The furry fighter survived a crow attack on June 2 and was rescued by a passerby who brought the inj...
01:04 pm -07 - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Windows Phone 8 Updates Surface, but 'Blue' Delayed Until 2014
Microsoft revealed new details on Thursday about what to expect in its next round of Windows Phone 8 updates. Although these minor updates are expected to appear in the next few weeks, rumor has it th...
12:55 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable 10 Mom Blogs Full of Inspiring Advice
Mommy bloggers reside in a very special corner of the Internet. Comprised of many stay-at-home moms, this blog genre focuses on product reviews, personal narratives, DIY tips and life-hacks to make da...
12:42 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Dogs vs. Interns: Which Species Is Most Athletic?
Dogs are way more athletic than humans. If you put Usain Bolt — the world's fastest man — up against a greyhound dog in a 200 meter dash, there's no way the Olympic champion could pull out...
12:42 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Dogs vs. Interns: Which Species Is More Athletic?
Dogs are way more athletic than humans. If you put Usain Bolt — the world's fastest man — up against a greyhound dog in a 200 meter dash, there's no way the Olympic champion could pull out...
12:11 pm GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Jeff Bridges and Ben Barnes Fight Monsters in 'Seventh Son' Trailer
A new trailer for "Seventh Son," a fantasy film starring Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes and Julianne Moore, has been released for your viewing pleasureIn the movie, Jeff Bridges plays John Gregory, a Spook ...
11:39 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Hand Tree Personal Air Purifier Helps You Breathe Easier
As our world becomes more polluted, design students entering the Electrolux Design Lab competition are sprinting toward a solution. Here's one idea called the Hand Tree, a wristband that works as a pe...
10:44 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable LG's 65-Inch 4K TV Costs $7,999 in the U.S.
LG has launched a 55- and a 65-inch 4K TV set in the U.S., priced at $6,999 and $7,999, respectivelyBoth devices belong to LG's LA9700 series and come with Ultra High Definition resolution, meaning 38...
10:09 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Apple Store Being Built Above 15th-Century Spanish Ruins
Madrid's new Apple store won't just be harboring your run-of-the-mill iPhones and iPads in its basement. According to The Verge, the store is being built right on top of 15th century hospital ruins. ...
09:37 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable MLB Star Roasts Commentator Who Blamed Him for Horrific Injury
MLB pitcher Brandon McCarthy suffered a horrific injury last season when he was nailed in the head with a line driveMcCarthy somehow avoided longterm major damage and is back playing this season, but ...
07:42 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Project Harnesses Artistic Potential of Email
Despite concerns around privacy and data security and the NSA, we remain curiosity about the content of other people's emails. Email has become the cultural touchstone that letter writing once was, an...
07:06 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Facebook Facelift Craze Makes for Pricey Profile Pictures
That Facebook profile picture is crucial. At the very least, it's your image, a semi-public glimpse into who you are. It can also be a branding tool or a peek at what potential employers can expect. A...
06:21 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Sharknado Takes Twitter by Storm
In what surely counts as the most laughable premise since Samuel Jackson got tired of all those snakes on his plane, the TV movie Sharknado debuted on the Syfy channel Thursday night. It features pret...
05:43 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable This Song Banishes Vertical Videos on Smartphones
There are few things more annoying than watching a video filmed vertically on an iPhone. The shot is almost always cropped awkwardly and the black sidebars leave you wanting to see moreJonathan Mann, ...
04:42 am +01 - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable The Typewriter Is Back — to Save Privacy
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04:19 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Facebook Hashtags Have Marketing Potential, Privacy Issues
When Facebook announced the rollout of its Twitter-like hashtag program last month, it wasn't immediately clear how marketers could take advantage.Facebook didn't provide much information, except to s...
03:54 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable 'Out of the Furnace' Trailer Shows Christian Bale's Gritty Side
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03:42 am +01 - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Baby's First Year Beautifully Captured One Second at a Time
Baby Indigo entered the world on July 9, 2012. His father, Sam Christopher Cornwell, started the camera rolling on his son's day of birth and continued to capture snippets of footage every day to Indi...
03:42 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable The Typewriter Is Back — to Save Privacy
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03:33 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Bruce Lee Comes Back to Life in Johnnie Walker Ad
Chalk it up to CGI magicMartial arts legend and action star Bruce Lee died 40 years ago, but whiskey purveyor Johnnie Walker has brought him — or at least his likeness — back to life. Its ...
02:46 am +10 - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable AT&T Shows Off Nokia Lumia 1020 in All Its 41-Megapixel Glory
Although the device is scheduled to be officially unveiled today, AT&T posted and then quickly hid several videos of the Nokia Lumia 1020 on its official YouTube channelThe 41-megapixel Windows 8 ...
02:42 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Baby's First Year Beautifully Captured One Second at a Time
Baby Indigo entered the world on July 9, 2012. His father, Sam Christopher Cornwell, started the camera rolling on his son's day of birth and continued to capture snippets of footage every day to Indi...
02:34 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Never Mind the Royal Baby, a Mini Horse Is Giving Birth Live
Unless you're the Royal Baby's number one fan, you probably haven't staked out a spot in London to welcome the future British monarch. Never fear, though, because there is a mini horse giving birth li...
02:24 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable DefCon Hacker Conference to Feds: 'We Need Some Time Apart'
At last year's DefCon, the world's largest hacker conference, NSA chief Gen. Keith Alexander showed up in blue jeans and a tucked-in T-shirt to give the keynote speech, asking hackers to join forces w...
02:19 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable 11 Minutes of Pure Beatboxing Genius
Using only his voice and a microphone, Australian beatboxer Tom Thum gave a dynamic performance at TEDxSydney in May. His 11-minute act was uploaded to YouTube earlier this week and instantly went vir...
02:08 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Pearl Jam Announces New Album, Debuts 'Mind Your Manners'
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01:57 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable 8 Weirdest Pieces of Vintage Royal Baby Merchandise
The Royal Baby hubbub has swag-pushers on overdrive. Expect London store shelves filled with decorative plates, golden thimbles and commemorative scrunchies when Baby Cambridge arrives.Before Royal Ba...
01:40 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Xbox's New Lead: 5 Things You Should Know About Julie Larson-Green
Former Windows head Julie Larson-Green now holds the top spot for the Xbox division. The new job comes as part of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's aggressive company restructuring plan, which he announce...
01:30 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable First-Person Janitor Game Makes You Clean Up Alien Guts
Gamers are used to entering worlds in which they unleash rounds of bullets with reckless abandon, slaughtering everything that crosses their path and leaving trails of blood that would make Quentin Ta...
12:54 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Report: Microsoft Helped the NSA Spy on Hotmail, Skype and Outlook
Microsoft has been collaborating with the National Security Agency for its Internet surveillance program PRISM, according to a new report in The Guardian.Despite Microsoft's complaints that it can't b...
12:44 am +01 - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia finally unveiled its worst-kept-secret flagship Windows Phone, the Lumia 1020, on Thursday. We spent some time with the device, and even test-drove its jaw-dropping 41-megapixel camera.The Nokia...
12:29 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Soccer Player Stretchered Off Field After Major Celebration Fail
Face palm. Doing it wrong. Epic fail. Pick your favorite expression of ridicule — it will apply hereThe man above, Maurides Roque Junior — known as Maurides — plays soccer for Brazil...
12:03 am GMT - Fri, July 12, 2013
Mashable Distort Reality Through Reflection for Our Photo Challenge
For this week's Mashable Photo Challenge Guest Series, we want to see you use reflection to take a picture."Follow the light and use that as your guide to find the best reflections," said this week's ...
11:54 pm +01 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Amazon Stock Breaks $300 for First Time
Amazon's stock hit $300 for the first time Thursday afternoon, following a Wednesday ruling that found Apple guilty of conspiring with publishers to break up Amazon's price monopoly on the e-book indu...
11:54 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 'Out of the Furnace' Trailer Shows Christian Bale's Gritty Side
Things get dicey pretty quickly in Out of the Furnace's first official trailer, which was released Thursday by the film's distributor, Relativity.Shedding the role of the Dark Knight and Bruce Wayne, ...
11:44 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the Nokia Lumia 1020
On Thursday, Nokia unveiled its new flagship Windows Phone, the Lumia 1020. We spent some time with the device, including its jaw-dropping 41-megapixel camera.The Nokia Lumia 1020 doesn't feel like a ...
11:44 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Tom Hanks Transforms Into Walt Disney in 'Saving Mr. Banks'
Disney has broken the seal on the first movie trailer for Saving Mr. Banks, which tells the story of how Mary Poppins made its transition from pages of a book to the silver screen.Helmed by John Lee H...
11:36 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Fiat Body-Paints a Dozen Naked Women to Sell Cars
What's the best way to sell a Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio? Why, paint up a dozen naked women, of course. No strangers to controversy, ad executives at Richards Group dreamed up this unusual idea, hiring lo...
11:33 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Bruce Lee Comes Back to Life in Johnnie Walker Ad
Chalk it up to CGI magicMartial arts legend and action star Bruce Lee died 40 years ago, but whiskey purveyor Johnnie Walker has brought him — or at least his likeness — back to life. Its ...
11:29 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Erin Andrews Throws Shade at Marshall Henderson on Twitter
Oh, drama! It seems celebrity sportscaster Erin Andrews and college basketball star Marshall Henderson don't share much mutual admiration right now.Our story starts with Twitter, as many do during the...
11:25 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 1 in 10 Americans Use Smartphones During Sex
There's a time to be connected and a time to unplug, but those lines are becoming increasingly more blurred for many Americans addicted to their smartphones. In fact, according to a new study, about 9...
11:22 pm +01 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Justin Bieber Tweets at Ex-President After Yelling 'F*ck Bill Clinton'
It's been a tough week for Justin Bieber and his best frenemy, the Internet. The Canadian pop-music sensation has come under fire lately for pictures of him posing with (and touching) the Stanley Cup,...
11:12 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Share Text Helps Publishers Turn Social Shares Into Cash
Imitation has long been called the highest form of flattery. But without receiving credit, it can be a frustrating way for innovators to see their ideas spread. And when publishers don't kno...
11:03 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable This Guy Is More Excited About the Royal Baby Than You
The highly-anticipated Royal Baby should arrive into the world any day now, and no one is more excited than Terry Hutt.Prince William and Kate's number one fan set up camp on Wednesday at Saint Mary's...
10:54 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Amazon Stock Breaks $300 for First Time
Amazon's stock hit $300 for the first time Thursday afternoon, following a Wednesday ruling that found Apple guilty of conspiring with publishers to break up Amazon's price monopoly on the e-book indu...
10:52 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Life After Kickstarter: Pebble Boasts More Than 190,000 Pre-Orders
The team behind the Pebble smart watch announced Thursday that it has completed the Kickstarter phase of its production and is moving actively to shipping devices pre-ordered from its website.Pebble f...
10:51 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Chipotle Will Give 20 People Free Burritos Until 2033
Chipotle Mexican Grill turns 20 this Saturday. The popular food chain will celebrate its anniversary by kicking off a 20-day-long treasure hunt, "Adventurrito," that offers a 'burritoful' grand p...
10:40 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 18 Cutest Moments From Britney Spears' 'Ooh La La'
Britney Spears' children got more than they bargained for when they went to watch Smurfs 2 at a movie theater — the film's villainous Gargamel magically inserted Ms. Spears into the Smurfs' worl...
10:34 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Never Mind the Royal Baby, a Mini Horse Is Giving Birth Live
Unless you're the Royal Baby's number one fan, you probably haven't staked out a spot in London to welcome the future British monarch. Never fear, though, because there is a mini horse giving birth li...
10:28 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Any.DO's Calendar App Helps You Find More Free Time
Most calendar apps focus on the list of things you need to get done in a particular day, but Any.DO takes a different approach by highlighting your free time.Cal, an iPhone calendar app released on Th...
10:22 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Justin Bieber Thanks Bill Clinton for 'Taking the Time to Talk'
It's been a tough week for Justin Bieber and his best frenemy, the Internet. The Canadian pop-music sensation has come under fire lately for pictures of him posing with (and touching) the Stanley Cup,...
10:22 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Justin Bieber Tweets at Ex-President After Yelling 'F*ck Bill Clinton'
It's been a tough week for Justin Bieber and his best frenemy, the Internet. The Canadian pop-music sensation has come under fire lately for pictures of him posing with (and touching) the Stanley Cup,...
10:02 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Vine Finally Coming to Windows Phones
Android and iOS users have already relished in the ability to make six-second Vine videos, but now — finally — Windows Phone fans will have their shot. A Vine app for Windows Phone is comi...
09:57 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 8 Weirdest Pieces of Vintage Royal Baby Merchandise
The Royal Baby hubbub has swag-pushers on overdrive. Expect London store shelves filled with decorative plates, golden thimbles and commemorative scrunchies when Baby Cambridge arrives.Before Royal Ba...
09:46 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable The Next Level of 3D Printing: Liquid Metal
The possibilities afforded by 3D printing keep expanding. From spider robots to prosthetics for ducks, the sky seems to be the limit.Researchers at North Carolina State University took the technology...
09:35 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 11 Travel Startups You Need to Know
We all know about the awesomeness of TripIt, Airbnb and Hipmunk and how they've revolutionized travel. But there's a new crew of travel startups taking flight and shaking up the industry even more. Th...
09:23 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Maine Passes Law Prohibiting Warrantless Cellphone Tracking
If you're wondering who's leading the charge in the fight for civil liberties in the digital age, look no further than MaineThe Pine Tree State enacted a law on Tuesday that requires cops and law-enfo...
09:19 pm -05 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 11 Minutes of Pure Beatboxing Genius
Using only his voice and a microphone, Australian beatboxer Tom Thum gave a dynamic performance at TEDxSydney in May. His 11-minute act was uploaded to YouTube earlier this week and instantly went vir...
09:08 pm -05 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Pearl Jam Announces New Album, Debuts 'Mind Your Manners'
YouTube is quickly becoming Pearl Jam's (and Pearl Jam fans') best friend. The band dropped a couple bombs (in video form) on the video-sharing site today when the countdown clock on the band's websit...
09:07 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 10 '90s Cartoon Characters Living Fashionable Adult Lives
Technically, Pepper Ann might be frozen in time, forever too cool for 7th grade. But illustrator Celeste Pille likes to think Pepper Ann and her One Saturday Morning crew eventually graduated, moving ...
08:45 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Fan Feedback Key in Gran Turismo's Evolution
Gran Turismo 6, the upcoming addition to the realistic racing game franchise for PlayStation, comes out at the end 2013, but Mashable recently test-drove the game and talked to Sony's Taku Imasaki at ...
08:29 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Soccer Player Stretchered Off Field After Major Celebration Fail
Face palm. Doing it wrong. Epic fail. Pick your favorite expression of ridicule — it will apply hereThe man above, Maurides Roque Junior — known as Maurides — plays soccer for Brazil...
08:21 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable How to Create an Instagram Photo Hack
Social media users across the web have created amazing photo hacks for their Google+, Facebook and Twitter profiles, and you may have even recreated some yourself. So, why not show your Instagram prof...
07:44 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia finally unveiled its worst-kept-secret flagship Windows Phone, the Lumia 1020, on Thursday. We spent some time with the device, and even test-drove its jaw-dropping 41-megapixel camera.The Nokia...
07:39 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 'PCWorld' to Cease Print Publication in U.S.
After 30 years in print, PCWorld is going digital-only in the United States. Parent company IDG confirmed to Mashable that the August issue will be its last in printed form.PCWorld concentrates on rev...
07:30 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable New Forensic Tests Link Longtime Suspect to Last 'Boston Strangler' Murder
New forensic testing has linked Albert DeSalvo to the last of the Boston Strangler's 1960s murders, Boston police announced Thursday.Familial DNA evidence linked DeSalvo to the 1964 rape and murder of...
07:25 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 1 in 10 Americans Use Smartphones During Sex
There's a time to be connected and a time to unplug, but those lines are becoming increasingly more blurred for many Americans addicted to their smartphones. In fact, according to a new study, about 9...
07:22 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable The 20-Year Evolution of Power Rangers
Someone call Zordon and Alpha — it's mighty morphin' time for the red Power Ranger.The Official Power Rangers YouTube channel posted a video showing the evolution of the spandex-costumed heroes ...
07:14 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Nokia Unveils Lumia 1020 Smartphone With 41-Megapixel Camera
Nokia has officially unveiled the Nokia Lumia 1020, a Windows Phone with a 41-megapixel camera. The phone will be exclusive to AT&T in the U.S., available July 26 for $299.99 with a two-year contr...
07:13 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Google May Spend $500 Million to Market 'Moto X' Phone
Google is planning to pump a lot of money into marketing Motorola's new flagship phone to ensure its success.According to sources cited by The Wall Street Journal, Google may let Motorola spend as muc...
07:12 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Share Text Helps Publishers Turn Social Shares Into Cash
Imitation has long been called the highest form of flattery. But without receiving credit, it can be a frustrating way for innovators to see their ideas spread. And when publishers don't kno...
06:54 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Amazon Stock Breaks $300 for First Time
Amazon's stock hit $300 for the first time Thursday afternoon, following a Wednesday ruling that found Apple guilty of conspiring with publishers to break up Amazon's price monopoly on the e-book indu...
06:52 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Life After Kickstarter: Pebble Boasts More Than 190,000 Pre-Orders
The team behind the Pebble smart watch announced Thursday that it has completed the Kickstarter phase of its production and is moving actively to shipping devices pre-ordered from its website.Pebble f...
06:51 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Chipotle Will Give 20 People Free Burritos Until 2033
Chipotle Mexican Grill turns 20 this Saturday. The popular food chain will celebrate its anniversary by kicking off a 20-day-long treasure hunt, "Adventurrito," that offers a 'burritoful' grand p...
06:34 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Transforms Company With Massive Reorganization
On the heels of restructuring rumors, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sent an internal email to employees on Thursday announcing a major overhaul at the company to bring all divisions under one united str...
06:16 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 10 Free and Fabulous Printable Wedding Invitations
Whether you're looking to save money or just like the idea of adding a homemade touch to your big day, DIY printable wedding invites are an excellent idea for crafty couplesWe've found 10 excellent op...
06:09 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 25 Scandalous Needlepoints Your Grandma Would Hate
Needlepoint crafts may often be associated with the simpler times of your grandma's era — but don't be too quick to judge. The embroidery section of Etsy has some surprises in storeWhile the sit...
06:00 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 'Businessweek' Cover May Excite Readers a Little Too Much
It's not every week that a cover story about hedge funds becomes a hot topic of conversation, but Bloomberg Businessweek managed to achieve that thanks to a provocative cover on its July 15 issue. Th...
05:43 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Report: Mobile Payments to Top $1 Billion in 2013
Though the market is growing more slowly than previously projected, an eMarketer report predicts that mobile payments in the United States will break the $1 billion barrier this year and then hit $58 ...
05:25 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 40Plus Events in Marketing Strategy, Community Management and More
They say great minds think alike. That’s why Mashable's Events Board is here to help you make valuable connections — when you attend your industry’s leading conferences, that is. Whe...
05:21 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Last.fm Founders Launch Lumi to Change Your Online Content Discovery
What do you do after selling your company for more than a quarter of a billion dollars? For Felix Miller and Martin Stiksel, the answer was pretty simple: find some hobbies.Miller and Stiksel were two...
05:07 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable What Your Coffee Preference Says About You
Whether you're a latte lover, an Americano drinker or one who prefers to sip on a white hazelnut nonfat macchiato with whipped cream, your coffee preference says a lot about the type of person you are...
05:04 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Apple Guilty of Price Fixing and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories....
05:03 pm -07 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Distort Reality Through Reflection for Our Photo Challenge
For this week's Mashable Photo Challenge Guest Series, we want to see you use reflection to take a picture."Follow the light and use that as your guide to find the best reflections," said this week's ...
05:01 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Ben Huh: My 72 Hours Living Like a Normal
I’ve given up my laptop for 30 days.I pared down to just my phone and tablet because I believe this is the future of the Normals — the mainstream consumers. They don't care about how aweso...
04:50 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 20 Cat-Themed Sites That Will Make You Purr
Cats rule the Internet — that's not up for debate. According to Google, people search for the word "cats" 30 million times per month, nearly three times the amount of searches for "Kim Kardashia...
04:46 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable AT&T Shows Off Nokia Lumia 1020 in All Its 41-Megapixel Glory
Though the device is due to be officially unveiled today, AT&T posted and then quickly hid several videos of Nokia Lumia 1020 on its official YouTube channelThe 41-megapixel Windows 8 phone —...
04:41 pm +01 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 56 Unique Lorem Ipsum Generators
With roots in classical Latin literature, lorem ipsum has been the print industry's standard dummy text since the 16th century, and it was popularized in the 1960s. It has become the de facto placehol...
04:15 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 'Leisure Suit Larry' Reboot: Still Sleazy, Still Fun
Remakes of beloved video games aren’t as common as movie or TV show reboots — especially when it comes to adventure games. But thanks to Kickstarter, fans of Sierra On-Line adventure games...
04:10 pm +01 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Lenovo Emerges as World's Biggest PC Maker
According to the latest numbers by IDC and Gartner, Lenovo is currently the biggest PC supplier in the world.This is not the first time Lenovo has surpassed Hewlett-Packard. According to Gartner's rep...
03:55 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 9 Ways To Punish Your Children Using Facebook
Social media can be a powerful tool. While you're probably using it to connect with friends, it's also helpful when trying to discipline your kids.No, we're not talking about taking away their Interne...
03:41 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 56 Unique Lorem Ipsum Generators
With roots in classical Latin literature, lorem ipsum has been the print industry's standard dummy text since the 16th century, and it was popularized in the 1960s. It has become the de facto placehol...
03:28 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 10 Mall Dwellers to Avoid This Summer
When your house becomes a sauna in the humid summer, you can always count on over-air conditioned malls to cool you down. And with all those paychecks rolling in from your seasonal lifeguarding gig, w...
03:13 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Google May Spend $500 Million to Market 'Moto X' Phone
Google is planning to pump a lot of money into marketing Motorola's new flagship phone to ensure its success.According to sources cited by The Wall Street Journal, Google may let Motorola spend as muc...
03:10 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Lenovo Emerges as World's Biggest PC Maker
According to the latest numbers by IDC and Gartner, Lenovo is currently the biggest PC supplier in the world.This is not the first time Lenovo has surpassed Hewlett-Packard. According to Gartner's rep...
02:16 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 10 Free and Fabulous Printable Wedding Invitations
Whether you're looking to save money or just like the idea of adding a homemade touch to your big day, DIY printable wedding invites are an excellent idea for crafty couplesWe've found 10 excellent op...
02:09 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 25 Scandalous Needlepoints Your Grandma Would Hate
Needlepoint crafts may often be associated with the simpler times of your grandma's era — but don't be too quick to judge. The embroidery section of Etsy has some surprises in storeWhile the sit...
02:07 pm -07 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 10 '90s Cartoon Characters Living Fashionable Adult Lives
Technically, Pepper Ann might be frozen in time, forever too cool for 7th grade. But illustrator Celeste Pille likes to think Pepper Ann and her One Saturday Morning crew eventually graduated, moving ...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 'Businessweek' Cover May Excite Readers a Little Too Much
It's not every week that a cover story about hedge funds becomes a hot topic of conversation, but Bloomberg Businessweek managed to achieve that thanks to a provocative cover on its July 15 issue. Th...
01:58 pm +09 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable The Fine Line Between Art and Design
Art is a beautiful way to express yourself — the simplest of paintings can be a window into a world of emotions. But just because you're a talented artist doesn't mean you should dabble in desig...
01:49 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 11 Gross Vine Videos That'll Turn Your Stomach
The Internet is home to a lot of disgusting things. Aside from an occasional pop-up ad or a few nasty viral videos having something to do with cups, it used to be that you actively had to search for t...
01:45 pm -07 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Fan Feedback Key in Gran Turismo's Evolution
Gran Turismo 6, the upcoming addition to the realistic racing game franchise for PlayStation, comes out at the end 2013, but Mashable recently test-drove the game and talked to Sony's Taku Imasaki at ...
01:28 pm +05 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 5 Types of Health Apps You Should Avoid
Your health is a complicated puzzle best solved by professionals, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use technology to make things more simple. Never has it been easier to track your heal...
01:21 pm -07 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable How to Create an Instagram Photo Hack
Social media users across the web have created amazing photo hacks for their Google+, Facebook and Twitter profiles, and you may have even recreated some yourself. So, why not show your Instagram prof...
12:46 pm -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable AT&T Shows Off Nokia Lumia 1020 in All Its 41-Megapixel Glory
Although the device is scheduled to be officially unveiled today, AT&T posted and then quickly hid several videos of the Nokia Lumia 1020 on its official YouTube channelThe 41-megapixel Windows 8 ...
12:14 pm -07 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Nokia Unveils Lumia 1020 Smartphone With 41-Megapixel Camera
Nokia has officially unveiled the Nokia Lumia 1020, a Windows Phone with a 41-megapixel camera. The phone will be exclusive to AT&T in the United States, available July 26 for $299.99 with a two-y...
12:00 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Kickstarter Book and App Aim to Get Girls Interested in STEM
Currently, less than a quarter of all jobs in STEM — that is, science, technology, engineering and math — are held by women. It's a gender gap that children's performer Jenna Bryson wants ...
12:00 pm GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Can 'Grace From Outer Space' Kickstart Girls' Love for Science?
Currently, less than a quarter of all jobs in STEM — that is, science, technology, engineering and math — are held by women. It's a gender gap that children's performer Jenna Bryson wants ...
11:41 am -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 56 Unique Lorem Ipsum Generators
With roots in classical Latin literature, lorem ipsum has been the print industry's standard dummy text since the 16th century, and it was popularized in the 1960s. It has become the de facto placehol...
10:59 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 'If This Then That' Arrives For iPhone
If This Then That (IFTTT) is now available for iPhone.If you’re not familiar, IFTTT is a service that lets you connect two different apps or services together based on specific parameters, in a ...
10:47 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 'Orange is the New Black' Arrives on Netflix Thursday
"Orange is the New Black," the new drama-comedy series that's exclusive to Netflix, starts airing 7/11 at 12:01am PTComing from Jenji Kohan, the writer/producer of the highly acclaimed "Weeds," OITNB ...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable This Chair Will Hug You Each Time You Get a Facebook Birthday Wish
Every year, Facebook users are flooded with birthday messages from their online friends — but while they may be a welcome sight, virtual wishes are always trumped by real-life ones.Developed by ...
09:49 am -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 11 Gross Vine Videos That'll Turn Your Stomach
The Internet is home to a lot of disgusting things. Aside from an occasional pop-up ad or a few nasty viral videos having something to do with cups, it used to be that you actively had to search for t...
08:55 am -07 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 9 Ways To Punish Your Children Using Facebook
Social media can be a powerful tool. While you're probably using it to connect with friends, it's also helpful when trying to discipline your kids.No, we're not talking about taking away their Interne...
08:28 am -07 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 10 Mall Dwellers to Avoid This Summer
When your house becomes a sauna in the humid summer, you can always count on over-air conditioned malls to cool you down. And with all those paychecks rolling in from your seasonal lifeguarding gig, w...
08:10 am -07 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Lenovo Emerges as World's Biggest PC Maker
According to the latest numbers by IDC and Gartner, Lenovo is currently the biggest PC supplier in the world.This is not the first time Lenovo has surpassed Hewlett-Packard. According to Gartner's rep...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Kickstarter Book and App Aim to Get Girls Interested in STEM
Currently, less than a quarter of all jobs in STEM — that is, science, technology, engineering and math — are held by women. It's a gender gap that children's performer Jenna Bryson wants ...
08:00 am -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Can 'Grace From Outer Space' Kickstart Girls' Love for Science?
Currently, less than a quarter of all jobs in STEM — that is, science, technology, engineering and math — are held by women. It's a gender gap that children's performer Jenna Bryson wants ...
07:58 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 5 Types of Health Apps You Should Avoid
Your health is a complicated puzzle best solved by professionals, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use technology to make things more simple. Never has it been easier to track your heal...
06:57 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Instacart Raises $8.5 Million to Offer Same-Day Grocery Deliveries Nationwide
The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here.Name: InstacartOne-Liner...
06:30 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable NBA Star and Mom Trash Talk Over Twitter
The latest testament to the wackily entertaining world that is NBA Twitter comes via Los Angeles Clippers star DeAndre Jordan — and his mom, KimberlyIt all started when Jordan shared a screensho...
06:02 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Apple 1 Computer Sells For $387,750 — and That May Be a Steal
A rare Apple 1 computer — among the first ever produced by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak's one-time tech startup — has sold at auction for nearly $400,000.The piece of computing history, ha...
05:28 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Oopsie! Toddler Buys Car on eBay with Dad's Smartphone
The next time a toddler asks to play with your smartphone, you might want to think twiceA 14-month-old girl in Portland, Ore. went on a little shopping spree on on her dad's eBay app. Okay, not so lit...
04:58 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable The Fine Line Between Art and Design
Art is a beautiful way to express yourself — the simplest of paintings can be a window into a world of emotions. But just because you're a talented artist doesn't mean you should dabble in desig...
04:52 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable The App Store Turns 5: Its Top 10 Milestones
Five years ago Wednesday, Apple launched the iPhone App Store and, with it, ushered in a new app economy.Lots of changes have taken place over the last five years and it's hard to argue that the impac...
04:12 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Britney Spears Previews 'Ooh La La' Music Video in GIFs
Yes, she did it again. Pop star Britney Spears made a new music videoBut on Wednesday, the 31-year-old singer gave fans a glimpse of her latest video in a unique way: she posted GIFs from her "Ooh La ...
04:01 am +01 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Gorgeous Pics Are Beautiful Enough to Be the Budget iPhone
The chatter about the alleged upcoming budget iPhone is reaching a fever pitch, and now artist Martin Hajek has created his interpretation of what the rumored lower-priced handset might look like.If y...
03:58 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable 'BXBY' Is the First Film Composed Entirely of GIFs
You've certainly seen, and probably shared, GIFs that recreate scenes from some of your favorite movies. The short, looping videos allow fans to spread the joy of distinct moments in their pop-cultura...
03:42 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Google Street View Takes You on the Tour de France
You may not be in quite good enough shape to participate in the Tour de France, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fabulous scenery bikers are taking in on the journey.To help...
03:27 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable James Franco Announces Comedy Central Roast in Instagram Video
James Franco left a bleary-eyed, monotone message for his Instagram followers this week: "Hey y'all, what's up? I'm gonna get roasted on Comedy Central."Comedy Central confirmed to Mashable that #Fran...
03:15 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Defense Rests in Bradley Manning Trial
Bradley Manning's lawyers rested their case on Wednesday. The defense built its case for a shorter amount of time than expected, but argued exactly what most anticipated it would: Manning did not inte...
03:02 am +01 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable T-Mobile's Real Target With Fast Phone Upgrades: Influencers
If you had told me, when the FCC slammed the brakes on AT&T's attempted merger with T-Mobile, that I would soon seriously consider switching to the nations fourth-largest carrier, which was set ad...
03:01 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Gorgeous Pics Are Beautiful Enough to Be the Budget iPhone
The chatter about the alleged upcoming budget iPhone is reaching a fever pitch, and now artist Martin Hajek has created his interpretation of what the rumored lower-priced handset might look like.If y...
02:34 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable How We Discover New Music
With big-name summer albums such as Born Sinner, Yeezus, Magna Carta Holy Grail, Collapsible Lung, Random Access Memories, Hall of Fame, Halcyon Days and many, many more dropping, maybe now's a good t...
02:02 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable T-Mobile's Real Target With Fast Phone Upgrades: Influencers
If you had told me, when the FCC slammed the brakes on AT&T's attempted merger with T-Mobile, that I would soon seriously consider switching to the nations fourth-largest carrier, which was set ad...
01:40 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Jay-Z Is Performing 'Picasso Baby' for Six Hours at an Art Gallery
On the heels of Magna Carta Holy Grail's release, Jay-Z upped his post-release hype with interviews and an impromptu Twitter Q&A. Now, he's currently participating in a six-hour lip-sync, dance-of...
01:19 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Here's How to Wash Your Hair in Space
Life in space is not at all like it is here on terra firma. Case in point: how do you wash your hair in space? That's demonstrated here in the microgravity of the International Space Station by Expedi...
01:14 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable LeBron James Reveals Hidden Talent With Instagram Raps
Let's say you're LeBron James (you're not LeBron James). You've just won back-to-back NBA titles and cemented your status as the world's foremost basketball specialist. How do you spend your off-seaso...
12:55 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Adorable Pug Photographed Every Day of His Life
Your pet photos on Instagram are about to be put to shameJeremy Veach, a 23-year-old photographer in Seattle, Wash., adopted his pug Norm a year and a half ago, when the pup was just eight weeks old. ...
12:52 am -04 - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable The App Store Turns 5: Its Top 10 Milestones
Five years ago Wednesday, Apple launched the iPhone App Store and, with it, ushered in a new app economy.Lots of changes have taken place over the last five years and it's hard to argue that the impac...
12:23 am GMT - Thu, July 11, 2013
Mashable Spider-Man Dominates Streetballers in Video Prank
Spider-Man just got a little bit more amazing thanks to this video prank pulled off by one of the world's most popular streetball playersBasketball players at a neighborhood court were surprised recen...
11:58 pm -04 - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable 'BXBY' Is the First Film Composed Entirely of GIFs
You've certainly seen, and probably shared, GIFs that recreate scenes from some of your favorite movies. The short, looping videos allow fans to spread the joy of distinct moments in their pop-cultura...
11:50 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Budweiser Teams With Jay-Z and Rihanna in Global Music Campaign
Budweiser is cracking open two new musical ads featuring Jay-Z and Rihanna on TV and YouTube as part of a new global campaign set to launch today in 85 countries.Made for Music, the brand's first push...
11:40 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable T-Mobile Expands 4G LTE Network, Now Reaches 157 Million Users
T-Mobile announced Wednesday that its 4G LTE network now reaches 157 million users across the United States.T-Mobile launched its 4G LTE network in March and promised it would reach 100 million users ...
11:27 pm -04 - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable James Franco Announces Comedy Central Roast in Instagram Video
James Franco left a bleary-eyed, monotone message for his Instagram followers this week: "Hey y'all, what's up? I'm gonna get roasted on Comedy Central."Comedy Central confirmed to Mashable that #Fran...
11:23 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Bill Hader Has Awful Luck With His Phone in New T-Mobile Ads
Bill Hader has a new role: T-Mobile pitchman.The Saturday Night Live alum appears in a series of 30-second spots for T-Mobile promoting Jump, a new program that gives customers the option to upgrade t...
11:03 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Announcing the First Round of Mashies Judges
From real-time marketing to social advertising, digital is making a lasting impact on the marketing industry, and we want to highlight the best in digital marketing with the MashiesThe Mashies is Mash...
11:01 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable T-Mobile Jump Program Lets Customers Upgrade More Often
T-Mobile, which recently rebranded itself as the "uncarrier" among U.S. wireless companies because of its abolishing of traditional two-year contracts, on Wednesday announced a new program called Jump...
10:50 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Amazon Adds 'Pulp Fiction,' Other Miramax Films to Streaming Catalog
Hundreds of Miramax films, including classics like Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting and Amelie, are coming to Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service as part of a new licensing agreement with th...
10:47 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Time-Lapse Proves It Takes 365 Days to Become a Baller Dancer
So you think you can't dance and never could? This girl's transformation may surprise you.In this get-off-your-butt inspirational time-lapse video, Karen X. Cheng proves that if you're determined and ...
10:42 pm -05 - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Google Street View Takes You on the Tour de France
You may not be in quite good enough shape to participate in the Tour de France, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fabulous scenery bikers are taking in on the journey.To help...
10:41 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable A Drone Landed on an Aircraft Carrier for the First Time Ever
Northrop Grumman's X-47B unmanned aircraft made aviation history Wednesday, becoming the first drone to successfully come to a full-stop landing on an aircraft carrier at seaThe X-47B flew from a Mary...
10:34 pm -04 - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable How We Discover New Music
With big-name summer albums such as Born Sinner, Yeezus, Magna Carta Holy Grail, Collapsible Lung, Random Access Memories, Hall of Fame, Halcyon Days and many, many more dropping, maybe now's a good t...
10:25 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Magazines Increase iPad Ad Sales 25% in First Half
While magazines' print ad pages were flat in the first half of the year, publishers continued to see a nice uptick in growth in sales of iPad units, which increased by 25% in the period.Using figures ...
10:15 pm -05 - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Defense Rests in Bradley Manning Trial
Bradley Manning's lawyers rested their case on Wednesday. The defense built its case for a shorter amount of time than expected, but argued exactly what most anticipated it would: Manning did not inte...
10:05 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Instagram Introduces Photo and Video Embeds
Instagram added the ability to embed photos and videos on WednesdayUsers can find the embed button — available only on desktop — on the right side of public photos or videos. The button p...
09:55 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Employee Satisfaction Hits 5-Year High Under Marissa Mayer
Marissa Mayer has said the first step in her plan to turn around Yahoo is to make the company a more desirable place to work. So how well has that worked out?The average employee satisfaction rating a...
09:41 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Freddie Mercury Reimagined as History's Other Great Queens
"How would you like to be remembered?" "Oh I don’t know. Haven’t thought about that. Dead and gone," replied Freddie Mercury.Whether he intended it or not, iconic Queen frontman Freddie Me...
09:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Jay-Z Is Performing 'Picasso Baby' for Six Hours at an Art Gallery
On the heels of Magna Carta Holy Grail's release, Jay-Z upped his post-release hype with interviews and an impromptu Twitter Q&A. Now, he's currently participating in a six-hour lip-sync, dance-of...
09:19 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable 25 Celebrities Before They Hit It Big
Before they were A-listers, Angelina Jolie, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Natalie Portman were just kids trying to make it big in Hollywood. This video by Pleated Jeans compiles clips of 25 famous actors' firs...
09:15 pm +08 - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable 26 Bizarre Chat Stickers You'll Never Use
If a picture is worth a thousand words, an emoticon must be worth at least half that. Stickers, kind of like extra-large emoticons, are prominent on chat apps like KakaoTalk, and more recently on Path...
08:31 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Electronic Skin Could Help Amputees Sense Touch, Humidity, Temperature
A team of scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has discovered a medical breakthrough that could allow amputees to glean a better sense their surroundings.Researchers have develope...
08:14 pm -05 - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable LeBron James Reveals Hidden Talent With Instagram Raps
Let's say you're LeBron James (you're not LeBron James). You've just won back-to-back NBA titles and cemented your status as the world's foremost basketball specialist. How do you spend your off-seaso...
07:53 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Edward Snowden: I Didn't Give Secrets to China or Russia
Edward Snowden said during a recent interview he did not give any secret information to China or Russia while in either of those two countries"I never gave any information to either government, and th...
07:43 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable University Transforming Unused TV Channels Into Campus Wi-Fi Networks
Good news, students and staff of West Virginia University: Your campus connectivity is about to improve drastically.WVU is turning unused television spectrum into Wi-Fi networks, the university announ...
07:40 pm -04 - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable T-Mobile Expands 4G LTE Network, Now Reaches 157 Million Users
T-Mobile announced Wednesday that its 4G LTE network now reaches 157 million users across the United States.T-Mobile launched its 4G LTE network in March and promised it would reach 100 million users ...
07:20 pm GMT - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable 10 Fresh Vine Videos of New Beginnings
These crisp Vine videos will leave you feeling clean and fresh.For this week's Mashable Vine Challenge, we prompted our community on Vine to create videos that portrayed a sparkling sense of newness. ...
07:01 pm -04 - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable T-Mobile Jump Program Lets Customers Upgrade More Often
T-Mobile, which recently rebranded itself as the "uncarrier" among U.S. wireless companies because of its abolishing of traditional two-year contracts, on Wednesday announced a new program called Jump...
06:50 pm -04 - Wed, July 10, 2013
Mashable Amazon Adds 'Pulp Fiction,'