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11:46 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Grandparents Develop iPad App to Stay in Touch With Family
With six children and eight grandchildren spread across the country, Charlie and Maria Girsch were looking for a way to better communicate with their family. Long distance phone calls were pricey, and...
11:30 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable NASA Funds 6 Futuristic Space Exploration Tech Ideas
NASA has granted funding to six next-generation technology concepts that it believes could help advance humanity's understanding and exploration of the cosmos down the road.The six ambitious ideas, wh...
11:19 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Facebook Consumer Marketing Head Goes to Twitter
Twitter has poached Facebook's head of consumer and mobile marketing, Kate Jhaveri, according to a report.Jhaveri will join Twitter as senior director of consumer marketing, according to AllThingsD. R...
11:16 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Hulu Offers Every 'Good Wife' Episode Before Season 5 Premiere
All four seasons of CBS drama The Good Wife, which snagged five Emmy nominations this year, will soon be available to binge-watch on Hulu Plus. Ninety episodes will be added to Hulu's subscription ser...
11:00 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Your Facebook Antics Outshine Your Resume
So you've just graduated with a Ph.D. in neuroscience from an Ivy League university, bought yourself an expensive suit and have polished up that resume so it shines like the sun. You are clearly ready...
10:50 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable The Apple Store Just Offered Me $204 for My iPhone 4S
The Apple Store just offered me $204 for the iPhone 4S I purchased back in 2011.Not long after the company launched on Friday an iPhone trade-in program — which allows customers to return their ...
10:13 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Read the Full White House Report on Syria Chemical Attack
The White House declassified a four-page report on Friday afternoon, detailing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's usage of chemical weapons in an Aug. 21 attack against rebel fighters. The documents w...
10:12 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable John Kerry: 1,429 People Killed in Syria Chemical Attack
The U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said that the U.S. government estimates that 1,429 people, including 426 children, were killed in the suspected chemical attack on Damascus on Aug. 21. "This is...
10:07 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Lego Version of Miley Cyrus at VMAs Is Twerkin' Masterpiece
Through all the chatter across the Internet about Miley Cyrus' now-infamous performance at the 2013 VMAs, one homage in particular stacks up above the restBehold, the twerkin' incredible Lego Miley Cy...
09:40 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Social Experiment Asks: What's the Last Photo on Your Phone?
In our digital world, smartphones have become an extension of ourselves in that they contain personal information we may or may not want to share with others.See also: Proof That Every Tech Ad Is Exac...
09:29 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable MashTalk: The World's Most Dangerous Amusement Park
Mashable premiered a two-part video series this week featuring Action Park, the New Jersey amusement park that some have dubbed "the world's most dangerous." The videos feature former Action Park empl...
08:55 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Must Reads: Beyond Hyperloop, Syria's Internet Kill Switch and More
During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the time to take a dive into the lengthier depths of the Internet and expand our attention spans beyond 14...
08:53 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Sina Weibo Expands to Singapore and Indonesia
Sina Weibo has expanded to both Singapore and Indonesia, appointing a new company called Trends Media to focus its expansion effortsAccording to Trends Media sales and marketing director Jimmy Li, for...
08:08 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Skype's Journey to Connect 70 Million People at Once
Skype hit two major milestones this week: It connected 70 million people through its Internet calling service at once and celebrated its 10th anniversary.This chart, created by Statista, shows the max...
07:54 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Carbon-Based Cellphones on the Horizon
One of the biggest knocks against cellphones is they require small amounts of rare earth elements: gallium, indium and arsenic, for example, that are both scarce and expensive. But what if you could m...
07:31 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Apple Rolls Out iPhone Trade-In Program Nationwide
Apple confirmed to Mashable on Friday that it launched an iPhone trade-in program at all of its 250 retail stores in the U.S.The program works similar to traditional buyback programs: Customers can tr...
07:19 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Facebook Consumer Marketing Head Goes to Twitter
Twitter has poached Facebook's head of consumer and mobile marketing, Kate Jhaveri, according to a report.Jhaveri will join Twitter as senior director of consumer marketing, according to AllThingsD. R...
07:16 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Hulu Offers Every 'Good Wife' Episode Before Season 5 Premiere
All four seasons of CBS drama The Good Wife, which snagged five Emmy nominations this year, will soon be available to binge-watch on Hulu Plus. Ninety episodes will be added to Hulu's subscription ser...
07:15 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Vine Challenge: Breed a Creepy Mutation
Unleash your inner mutant and bring to life a disturbing mutation for this week's Vine Challenge.A mutation occurs when a base subject is altered or transformed into something else. For your Vine vide...
07:15 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Attack on Google's Palestine Site Shows Risks of Foreign Domains
As this week's hacking attacks against Google, Twitter and the New York Times demonstrate, the dispersed nature of the Internet — a core trait that makes the Web so powerful — also leaves ...
07:15 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Google Street View Captures Space Shuttle Flight
Google Street View is known for capturing some truly strange sightings.But if you have a keen eye and a little bit of luck, you may see something absolutely incredible — like a NASA space shuttl...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Your Facebook Antics Outshine Your Resume
So you've just graduated with a Ph.D. in neuroscience from an Ivy League university, bought yourself an expensive suit and have polished up that resume so it shines like the sun. You are clearly ready...
07:00 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable 3 Comics to Beat the Back-to-School Blues
While there are some perks of heading back to the classroom (you know, getting smarter, books, learning — that kind of stuff), there are also a lot of parts that can be quite the dragSEE ALSO: M...
06:57 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Guy Stuffs iPhone 5 Parts Into Gold 'iPhone 5S' Body
Another video of an allegedly leaked gold iPhone 5S has made its way to the web, but this one reveals some internal changes we could see with the new device.Instead of providing just a first look at a...
06:25 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Cicada Hunt Is Like Shazam for Insect Sounds
Every camping trip comes with at least one unexpected bug encounter. A new app called Cicada Hunt identifies your new eight- or sixteen-legged friends by the sounds they make.Cicada Hunt works similar...
06:13 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Read the Full White House Report on Syria Chemical Attack
The White House declassified a four-page report on Friday afternoon, detailing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's usage of chemical weapons in an Aug. 21 attack against rebel fighters. The documents w...
06:12 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable John Kerry: 1,429 People Killed in Syria Chemical Attack
The U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said that the U.S. government estimates that 1,429 people, including 426 children, were killed in the suspected chemical attack on Damascus on Aug. 21. "This is...
05:57 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Heineken Handcuffs 2 Guys Together, Drops Them on Island
This is what beer brands have to do to get attention these days: Heineken recently dropped an Irishman and a Polish guy on a Philippine island. Why? Just because.The advertising stunt is the final ins...
05:29 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable MashTalk: The World's Most Dangerous Amusement Park
Mashable premiered a two-part video series this week featuring Action Park, the New Jersey amusement park that some have dubbed "the world's most dangerous." The videos feature former Action Park empl...
04:59 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Apple Preps for iOS 7 and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First to Know," a series in which we keep you up to date on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we look at three particularly interesting stories. As the...
04:31 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Texas Rules College Football in Fascinating Facebook Data Map
Ah, college football season. The annual rite of autumn is finally here, bringing with it tailgates, camaraderie and, of course, friendship-testing fan allegiancesBut which of college football's top te...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable 11 Signs You Need to Clean Your Technology
Whether or not you choose to acknowledge it, your technology is filthy. From pets rubbing their grimy little paws on your computer to devices falling on the subway, there are more than enough reasons ...
04:08 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Skype's Journey to Connect 70 Million People at Once
Skype hit two major milestones this week: It connected 70 million people through its Internet calling service at once and celebrated its 10th anniversary.This chart, created by Statista, shows the max...
03:58 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable A Brief History of the Space Suit
The final frontier has been mankind's dream since we realized we were not alone in the universe, and the spacecraft was the first step toward exploring the reaches of human possibilityConsequently, th...
03:31 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Apple Rolls Out iPhone Trade-In Program Nationwide
Apple confirmed to Mashable on Friday that it launched an iPhone trade-in program at all of its 250 retail stores in the U.S.The program works similar to traditional buyback programs: Customers can tr...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable 9 Questioning Brat Pack Movie Moments
The open-ended plots of classic Brat Pack films like The Breakfast Club and 16 Candles left fans wondering what happens next. Do Bender and Claire find each other years later on Friendster and try to ...
03:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable 3 Comics to Beat the Back-to-School Blues
While there are some perks of heading back to the classroom (you know, getting smarter, books, learning — that kind of stuff), there are also a lot of parts that can be quite the dragSEE ALSO: M...
02:12 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Nokia's Here Auto Navigation System Connects The Car to the Cloud
Nokia has launched Here Auto, a cloud-enhanced in-car navigation and infotainment platform, as well as a Here Auto companion app for smartphones.For a really simple explanation of what Here Auto is, t...
02:00 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable 20 Hidden Konami Codes You Never Would've Found
Up Up Down Down Left Right B A. If you correctly identified that combination as the Konami Code, congratulations on your wonderful geekiness. We applaud youOriginally a cheat code for power-ups in the...
01:02 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Who Will the Next Billion Internet Users Be?
From our calendars to our bank statements to our social lives, we live online. Internet has so permeated our culture that it's hard to imagine a world without memes, Facebook or emailAcross the globe,...
12:49 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Gear Companion App Shows Up in Leaked Screenshots
Another day, another Galaxy Gear-related leak. This time we're getting a glimpse of the Android app which manages the smart watch, which will be officially launched in Berlin, September 4.One screensh...
12:31 pm -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Texas Rules College Football in Fascinating Facebook Data Map
Ah, college football season. The annual rite of autumn is finally here, bringing with it tailgates, camaraderie and, of course, friendship-testing fan allegiancesBut which of college football's top te...
12:09 pm GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable 3D Faxing: The Natural Evolution of 3D Printing?
We've already heard a lot about 3D printing. But what about 3D faxing?The technology startup AIO Robotics is planning to create an all-in-one 3D printer, scanner, copier and fax machine. The company i...
11:31 am -05 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Texas Rules College Football in Fascinating Facebook Data Map
Ah, college football season. The annual rite of autumn is finally here, bringing with it tailgates, camaraderie and, of course, friendship-testing fan allegiancesBut which of college football's top te...
11:30 am -05 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable 11 Signs You Need to Clean Your Technology
Whether or not you choose to acknowledge it, your technology is filthy. From pets rubbing their grimy little paws on your computer to devices falling on the subway, there are more than enough reasons ...
11:30 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable 9 Questioning Brat Pack Movie Moments
The open-ended plots of classic Brat Pack films like The Breakfast Club and 16 Candles left fans wondering what happens next. Do Bender and Claire find each other years later on Friendster and try to ...
11:21 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Local Auto Ad Trolls Johnny Manziel for YouTube Hit
College football is finally here, ending what will forever be known as the Off-Season of Johnny ManzielBut don't expect Manziel-mania to disappear. In fact, it may only get more intense, if this local...
10:58 am -05 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable A Brief History of the Space Suit
The final frontier has been mankind's dream since we realized we were not alone in the universe, and the spacecraft was the first step toward exploring the reaches of human possibilityConsequently, th...
10:00 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable 20 Hidden Konami Codes You Never Would've Found
Up Up Down Down Left Right B A. If you correctly identified that combination as the Konami Code, congratulations on your wonderful geekiness. We applaud youOriginally a cheat code for power-ups in the...
09:02 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Who Will the Next Billion Internet Users Be?
From our calendars to our bank statements to our social lives, we live online. Internet has so permeated our culture that it's hard to imagine a world without memes, Facebook or emailAcross the globe,...
08:52 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Hey Twitter, Tear Down These Lines
Remember the Quick Bar? Twitter would probably prefer you didn't. It was an enormously unpopular and widely mocked feature the company introduced into its iPhone app: a promoted trend constantly hover...
08:49 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Gear Companion App Shows Up in Leaked Screenshots
Another day, another Galaxy Gear-related leak. This time we're getting a glimpse of the Android app which manages the smart watch, which will be officially launched in Berlin, September 4.One screensh...
07:44 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable How an App That Tracks Circulation, Metabolism Helps Your Body
As a kid, Ryan Archdeacon asked his parents for a microscope so he could analyze sewer samples and bits of dental plaque. Now Archdeacon is building a lifestyle app he hopes will help people better co...
07:15 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Ultra-Wide Video Camera Can Capture Entire Sporting Event At Once
Forget letterbox, cinematic or ultra-wide. Those resolutions all fall short of the TV you'd need to display the output from an eye-stretching prototype video camera from Panasonic.The electronic giant...
06:45 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable NASA Satellite Could Transmit Solar Energy From Orbit
NASA's latest dream? Delivering solar power to Earth via satellites. Agency veteran John Mankins is spearheading the project, which is still in its developmental stagesIt's called the Solar Power Sate...
06:15 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable 'I Am A Dog' Kanye Parody Is the Shih Tzu
Kanye West's "I Am A God" has gone to the dogs. Woof.Saturday Night Live cast member Jay Pharoah parodies the hip-hop star's Yeezus single with his own puppy-friendly rendition called "I Am A Dog." Wa...
05:46 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Sergey Brin's Love Life Behind Google Exec's Defection
Hugo Barra was the guy in charge of the day-to-day Android operations at Google. But suddenly, he’s leaving for Xiaomi, popularly known as the “Apple of China,” which has grown astro...
05:19 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Open-Source Drone Hits Kickstarter
A new Kickstarter campaign aims to create a programmable flying robot called Spiri.The project's page explains that "Spiri is a versatile, airborne Linux device with sensors, cameras, wifi, cloud supp...
04:52 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Hey Twitter, Tear Down These Lines
Remember the Quick Bar? Twitter would probably prefer you didn't. It was an enormously unpopular and widely mocked feature the company introduced into its iPhone app: a promoted trend constantly hover...
04:49 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable This Basketball Will Coach You With Audible Feedback
If you're looking to step up your basketball game, you can now consider swapping your regular ball for one packed with smart capabilities.Shooters Revolution has designed the EVO ONE smart basketball,...
04:13 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable What Your College Degree Will Be Worth After 20 Years
Those who doubt the value of a college degree may want to think again. New research has found that individuals with a four-year degree make an average of $215,000 more than a high school graduate over...
03:35 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Mind Control Works in Researchers' Experiment
Though it may sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, researchers at the University of Washington have successfully sent brain signals between two humans using noninvasive technology and the Inter...
03:15 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Ultra-Wide Video Camera Can Capture Entire Sporting Event At Once
Forget letterbox, cinematic or ultra-wide. Those resolutions all fall short of the TV you'd need to display the output from an eye-stretching prototype video camera from Panasonic.The electronic giant...
03:11 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Facebook Fan Pages Spam Is a $200 Million Business
Spreading spam on Facebook Pages is a booming business of at least $200 million a year. And a single post that contains a spam link is worth from $13 to $58, depending on how many likes the Facebook p...
02:45 am -04 - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable NASA Satellite Could Transmit Solar Energy From Orbit
NASA's latest dream? Delivering solar power to Earth via satellites. Agency veteran John Mankins is spearheading the project, which is still in its developmental stagesIt's called the Solar Power Sate...
02:32 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Amazon Takes Tax Fight to Supreme Court
It is perhaps the one remaining venue where Jeff Bezos has yet to emerge victorious: the Supreme Court. Now, he could even prove dominant there.Amazon petitioned the nation’s highest court on We...
02:06 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Paul McCartney Teases First Solo Album in 6 Years
Sir Paul McCartney has released "New," the title track from his upcoming solo album, the first with new material since 2007's Memory Almost Full.The 71-year-old also made the 12-song album, New, avail...
01:45 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Final Call to Submit Your Best Digital Marketing Work for the Mashies
The final deadline to enter your best work for the Mashies is fast approaching, so make sure to submit your entries before you leave town for Labor Day. The deadline is Friday, Aug. 30, at 5 p.m.The M...
01:40 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Get Up to Speed on the War in Syria With This Interactive Map
The years-long conflict in Syria between the government and rebel forces took the international stage this week after President Bashar Al-Assad's regime reportedly used chemical weapons in an Aug. 21 ...
01:27 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Watch Morgan Freeman Reading The Definition of 'Twerk'
Voiceover king Morgan Freeman can make any word in the dictionary sound respectableCase in point: After the word "twerk" was added to Oxford Dictionaries Online this week, the 76-year-old enthusiastic...
01:11 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Nikon Coolpix A: The Perfect Point-and-Shoot?
Like tanks, DSLRs are versatile cameras for shooting any situation. The only problem is that they're usually quite heavy. While lightweight mirrorless cameras have solved the "it's too heavy" complain...
12:54 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable This Tumblr Will Save You From Awkward Silences
We've all experienced it — that awkward pause in conversation when neither party can think of something interesting to sayThese moments can feel unbearably long, even if they last only a few sec...
12:42 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Scientists Grow Human Brain From Stem Cells
Ear, eye, liver, windpipe, bladder and even a heart. The list of body parts grown from stem cells is getting longer and longer. Now add to it one of the most complex organs: the brain.A team of Europe...
12:29 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable Shoot a Stunning Silhouette for Our Photo Challenge
We want you to create dramatic silhouettes for this week's edition of the Mashable Photo Challenge Guest Series. Your photo can be shot indoors or outdoors, against natural or artificial light, and yo...
12:14 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable John McAfee Might Not Be as Crazy as You Think
If you're a millionaire tech founder on the run from the law, the one problem you don't have to worry about is getting enough press.John McAfee, founder of the antivirus software company that bears hi...
12:05 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable 'Man of Steel' Sequel Joins Long List of Movies Filmed in Michigan
The untitled Man of Steel sequel, which will star Ben Affleck as Batman and bring back Henry Cavill as Superman, will be filmed in Detroit. The Michigan Film Office announced Thursday that Warner Bros...
12:05 am GMT - Fri, August 30, 2013
Mashable 'Man of Steel' Sequel Heads to the Motor City
The untitled Man of Steel sequel, which will star Ben Affleck as Batman and bring back Henry Cavill as Superman, will be filmed in Detroit. The Michigan Film Office announced Thursday that Warner Bros...
11:50 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Syrian Graphic Designer Denies Link to Syrian Electronic Army
A Syrian graphic designer reported to be a member of the Syrian Electronic Army has vehemently denied what he says is an unfounded claim.Security reporter Brian Krebs published Wednesday a story on hi...
11:33 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Foursquare Said to Be in Talks for a Strategic Investment
Foursquare Labs Inc. is in talks with multiple large technology companies about a potential strategic investment, according to people with knowledge of the discussions.The social-media company, which ...
11:20 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable The 9 Smartphones With the Highest Trade-In Values
Looking to trade in your old smartphone? You'll fetch the most dough if you're selling an iPhone 5A used model of Apple's most recent — though probably not for long — smartphone fetches $3...
11:20 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Volvo Concept Coupe Sports Huge Touchscreen, Crystal Gear Lever
Volvo has unveiled its brand new Concept Coupe, the first of three cars that will define the brand's design language in the years to comeTaking design cues from the legendary P1800 (as seen in British...
11:20 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Most Students Want to Access Textbooks on Tablets
With back-to-school season here, kids aren't the only ones leaving the house this fall: money is also flowing from parents' wallets for pricey textbooks.A new report from Nielsen found that 71% of stu...
11:00 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Get Off Snapchat, Dad
For the cool kids, Snapchat is the place to be seen. Teens use the popular messaging app to send goofy pics of cats, ice-cream cones and really anything that tickles their fancyBut the app, which eras...
10:45 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Sorry, Facebook Does NOT Support Animated GIFs
We got duped. That’s right, Giphy told us (and a lot of other people) that now you can put GIFs on Facebook. Once supported on Facebook, the file format, as our story explained, is back — ...
10:22 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable MLB Star Rips Reporter With Profane Rant Over Critical Tweet
Cincinnati Reds star Brandon Phillips uncorked a profane rant at a sports writer after his team's game on Wednesday night. The reason? An unflattering tweetThe story starts before Wednesday's game, wh...
10:06 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Paul McCartney Teases First Solo Album in 6 Years
Sir Paul McCartney has released "New," the title track from his upcoming solo album, the first with new material since 2007's Memory Almost Full.The 71-year-old also made the 12-song album, New, avail...
09:55 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable LIVE: Let's Talk About Going Green
Sustainability is a lifestyle. It means putting the bottle in the recycling bin, or better — using a reusable water bottle. It means storing food in glass containers instead of the throwaway pla...
09:44 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Rocket Part Passes Biggest NASA Test Yet
NASA's first attempt at using 3D-printed parts for rocket engines has passed its biggest, and hottest, test yet.The largest 3D-printed rocket part built to date, a rocket engine injector, survived a m...
09:40 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Get Up to Speed on the War in Syria With This Interactive Map
The years-long conflict in Syria between the government and rebel forces took the international stage this week after President Bashar Al-Assad's regime reportedly used chemical weapons in an Aug. 21 ...
09:27 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Watch Morgan Freeman Reading The Definition of 'Twerk'
Voiceover king Morgan Freeman can make any word in the dictionary sound respectableCase in point: After the word "twerk" was added to Oxford Dictionaries Online this week, the 76-year-old enthusiastic...
09:22 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Dazzling 'Grand Theft Auto V' Mural Unveiled in NYC
Grand Theft Auto V's release is almost upon us, and that means the advertising train is gaining steamWe spotted this huge mural in New York City's Lower East Side, on the corner of Houston and Lafayet...
09:15 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Twitter Expands Lead Generation Cards to All Businesses
After a limited test in May, Twitter on Thursday announced it is opening up its Lead Generation Cards to all businesses.The Cards let businesses register users and their emails for promotions or membe...
08:54 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable This Tumblr Will Save You From Awkward Silences
We've all experienced it — that awkward pause in conversation when neither party can think of something interesting to sayThese moments can feel unbearably long, even if they last only a few sec...
08:52 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Explosive 'Grand Theft Auto V' Trailer Reunites Criminal Crew
"Psychotic best friend" Trevor welcomes retired Michael back to a life of crime in Grand Theft Auto V's official trailer. After weeks of character and gameplay teasers, Rockstar Games unleashed the th...
08:42 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Obama on Syria Strike: This Would Not Be a Repetition of Iraq
Obama spoke on PBS NewsHour about the decision he faces regarding Syria. President Bashar al-Assad’s confirmed use of chemical weapons leaves Obama to decide if a military strike against Syria i...
08:29 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Shoot a Stunning Silhouette for Our Photo Challenge
We want you to create dramatic silhouettes for this week's edition of the Mashable Photo Challenge Guest Series. Your photo can be shot indoors or outdoors, against natural or artificial light, and yo...
08:26 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Silicon Valley Candidate Distances Himself From Tech CEOs
Tech CEOs love Ro Khanna. They love to give money to his campaign. They want him to be Silicon Valley's voice in the U.S. House of Representatives. So the story goes.You'd be hard pressed to find an a...
08:05 pm -04 - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 'Man of Steel' Sequel Heads to the Motor City
The untitled Man of Steel sequel, which will star Ben Affleck as Batman and bring back Henry Cavill as Superman, will be filmed in Detroit. The Michigan Film Office announced Thursday that Warner Bros...
08:01 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Famous Sayings Reinterpreted for the Digital Age
There are many classic idioms that have evolved into sources of clichéd advice for our daily lives: "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned." "A watched pot never boils." "The pen is mightier tha...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Jay Z Posts 'Holy Grail' Video Exclusively on Facebook
Jay Z is premiering his new video "Holy Grail," featuring Justin Timberlake, somewhere you might not expect: on Facebook.The artist posted the video exclusively on his Facebook Page Thursday, the only...
07:32 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 8 Ways Tech Will Transform Airport Security
Here's a guarantee: Come up with a problem involving systems, and technology innovators will seek to solve it. Make that problem the safety of passengers on airplanes, and the urgency those innovators...
07:22 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Partners Bloggers With Designers for Fashion Week
Tumblr has sent a cadre of bloggers — sometimes as many as 20 or as few as six — to past seasons of New York Fashion Week, securing them access to shows and parties to chronicle their expe...
07:20 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Uber's Other Legal Mess: Drivers Sue Over Missing Tips
Uber has been embroiled in legal fights since it first launched an app allowing people to summon its car-service drivers, as municipal bureaucrats and rival businesses sought to subject the young comp...
07:20 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 14 Forceful Star Wars Vine Mashups
J.J. Abrams' Star Wars movies won't have anything on these Vine mashups.This week we challenged you to create a Star Wars mashup for the Mashable Vine Challenge, and we saw many creative and compellin...
07:20 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable First Smartphone-Controlled, Personalized Drone Is a Kickstarter Hit
Flying a miniature helicopter is as simple as running your fingers over a smartphone screen.Hex is a six-sided flying computer with smartphone integration, and it launched a Kickstarter campaign this...
07:06 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable GIFs Return to Facebook
GIF-lovers, rejoice: The web's favorite animation form returned to Facebook on Thursday, thanks to GIF search engine Giphy.Facebook supported GIFs in "the early days," Giphy co-founder Alex Chung tell...
07:06 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable GIFs Return to Facebook - Sort Of
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07:03 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Is YouTube Finally Changing Its Logo?
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06:58 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Flickr for iOS Unlocks New Camera Abilities
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06:44 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Inside News Corp's $540 Million Bet on American Classrooms
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06:42 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 12 Reliable Sources to Follow on Twitter for Syria News
The Syrian government has been accused of using chemical weapons in an Aug. 21 attack against rebel forces outside Damascus, killing hundreds and inciting international outrage. The U.S. government is...
06:42 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 13 Reliable Sources to Follow on Twitter for Syria News
The Syrian government has been accused of using chemical weapons in an Aug. 21 attack against rebel forces outside Damascus, killing hundreds and inciting international outrage. The U.S. government is...
06:15 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Neil Patrick Harris and Rainn Wilson Portray Garbage in New Honda Ad
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05:51 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable A Twitter Update 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....
05:33 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy NX Smart Camera Hits U.S. Stores in October
Samsung's new Android-powered Galaxy NX smart camera will start selling in October.The mirrorless Galaxy NX camera — a successor to the Galaxy Camera — allows for interchangeable lenses an...
05:30 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable The Demise of the World's Most Dangerous Amusement Park
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05:15 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Does Syria Have an Internet Kill Switch?
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04:30 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 16 Unexpectedly Amazing Celebrity Friendships on Instagram
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04:02 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 10 iPad Pillows for Snuggly Surfing
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03:30 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 11 Crazy Soda Flavors You Won't Find in the U.S.
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03:00 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Skype Turns 10 Years Old: Milestones of a Global Video-Chat Service
You would have to be 2.6 million years old to have been part of every single Skype call since the video-chat service launched in 2003. Since its founding, Skype — which marked its 10th anniversa...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 13 Children's Book Quotes That Are Still Relevant to Your Adult Life
Adults can take away more than nostalgia from kid's entertainment. Sometimes the message behind a Disney movie or Nick cartoon really sinks in when you're 25.Sure you loved Mulan in elementary school,...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 13 Children's Book Quotes Every Adult Should Know
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02:00 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 13 Vine Fails to Make You Cringe
On the Internet, failure succeeds. That paradox is one of the founding principles of sites such as YouTube and, more recently, apps such as Vine.The rule seems to go something like this: Failing is go...
01:23 pm GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Android VP Hugo Barra Leaves Google for China's Xiaomi
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10:00 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 60Plus Events in Digital Media, Gamification and More
Mashable's Events Board is a great place to find the leading conferences in your industry — whether that's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five ...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable ZMap Scans the Entire Internet in Under 45 Minutes
Researchers have developed a method that allows them to scan the entire Internet in less than an hour. The method is an open-source network scanner called ZMap, and researchers from the University of ...
08:00 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Life Hacks Parody Offers Not-So-Useful Tips For Everyday Dilemmas
While we're suckers for a great life hack, sometimes videos claiming to have so-called "hacks" for everyday problems fall short of actually being useful.YouTube channel Kipkay, known for quick hack an...
07:30 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Alleged Gold iPhone 5S Housing Reveals New Flash
A new YouTube video claims to show the back housing for the rumored gold iPhone 5S, providing some clues about what Apple might release next.Keaton Keller, of YouTube channel TechSmartt, showed the ba...
07:00 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable What Instagram Did For Photography, This App Will Do For Design
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: StudioOne-Liner Pi...
06:29 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Chef's Ninja Moves Are Deliciously Dangerous
Benihana's got nothing on who is possibly the coolest chef you'll ever see. Between his hip dance moves, techno soundtrack and — most of all — daredevil knife moves (starting around the 0:...
05:58 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable High-Tech Sleeve Is a Basketball Coach on Your Arm
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05:27 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable High School Star's Stunning Touchdown Run Stupefies Internet
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05:00 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Expectation vs. Reality of Single-Player Games
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Mashable ZMap Scans the Entire Internet in Under 45 Minutes
Researchers have developed a method that allows them to scan the entire Internet in less than an hour. The method is an open-source network scanner called ZMap, and researchers from the University of ...
04:33 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable How a $6,000 Video Got 6 Million Views and Launched a Business
Naama Bloom's viral video was such a hit that she had to double her company's staffThat's right. The headcount at GoFlo jumped from one (Bloom) to two employees after a quirky video called "Camp Gyno"...
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Mashable Supercut of Almost Kisses in Movies Will Leave You Wanting More
Mainstream movies employ clichés to push a plot forward. And if there's one troupe we're all familiar with, it's definitely the almost kiss.In its latest supercut video, YouTube channel Slackator...
03:58 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Translating Twitter's New Conversations
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03:30 am -04 - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Alleged Gold iPhone 5S Housing Reveals New Flash
A new YouTube video claims to show the back housing for the rumored gold iPhone 5S, providing some clues about what Apple might release next.Keaton Keller, of YouTube channel TechSmartt, showed the ba...
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Mashable NASA Imaging Technology Sheds Light on California's Rim Fire
As California's giant Rim Fire continues to rage, new imaging techniques by NASA are providing a more comprehensive picture of what's happening on the ground, all captured from miles above Earth.The b...
02:34 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub Finally Meet, Hearts Melt
Two of the most famous celebrities of our time, Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub, were finally given the opportunity to meet Wednesday, during the Internet Cat Festival, currently being held in Minneapolis, Min...
02:01 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Supercut of Almost Kisses in Movies Will Leave You Wanting More
Mainstream movies employ clichés to push a plot forward. And if there's one troupe we're all familiar with, it's definitely the almost kiss.In its latest supercut video, YouTube channel Slackator...
01:48 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable The World's Cutest Mushroom Kitten Has Passed Away
Wasabi-chan, the injured Japanese kitten that charmed the Internet with her crocheted mushroom costume, passed away this week.A tweet from Wasabi-chan's owner, @jessiepon, announced the famous kitty's...
01:48 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable The World's Cutest Mushroom Kitten Has Died
Wasabi-chan, the injured Japanese kitten that charmed the Internet with her crocheted mushroom costume, died this week.A tweet from Wasabi-chan's owner, @jessiepon, announced the famous kitty's death&...
01:31 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Proof That Every Tech Ad Is Exactly the Same
Have you ever noticed that a lot of tech commercials look exactly the same? They blur together into a stream of smiling faces and bright lighting. And it's hard to remember what product they're even h...
01:18 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable New Beatles Album Uncovered by Internet Sleuths
In an era when nearly every new album is leaked in one form or another, it should come as little surprise that a forthcoming release of new material from The Beatles was unearthed by some very savvy I...
12:58 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable This Guy Takes Fantasy Football Obsession to New Heights
We get it: You love fantasy football. Points scored in the digital stats derby outweigh how well your actual NFL team does on the field. You compulsively check updates on autumn Sundays. You spend mon...
12:46 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Instagram Map Plots Michael Jackson Birthday Wishes
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12:38 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable 13 People Who Marched on Washington in 1963 and Returned Today
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Mashable Texting-While-Driving Laws: How Does Your State Measure Up?
At any given daylight moment across the U.S., approximately 660,000 drivers are using cellphones or manipulating electronic devices while driving, according to the National Occupant Protection Use Sur...
12:18 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable Interactive Map of the California Wildfire
Mapping firm Esri Wednesday released an interactive map of the California Rim Fire, which is now in its 12th day. In the map below, you can explore the fire's geography — its invasion of Yosemit...
12:08 am GMT - Thu, August 29, 2013
Mashable The Key Components of a Mobile App Strategy
There is no question that mobile apps are the future of commerce. Not when the writing on the digital wall tells us that some 25% of online retail is bound for smartphones and tablets by 2017.That doe...
11:57 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 'New York Times' Develops Interactive Documentary Series for Tablets
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11:56 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Go Green: Join Us for a Live Chat on Sustainability
It started with those blue recycle bins placed in primary school classrooms. Then there were documentaries on sea creatures strangled by plastic soda can connecters and of course, Al Gore's An Inconve...
11:33 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Twitter Update Makes It Easier to Follow Conversations
Twitter released an update Wednesday that makes it easier to keep up with conversations on the social network.Now, Twitter.com and Twitter’s mobile apps show conversations in chronological order...
11:21 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 90% of VMA Viewers Reacted on Facebook
Viewers of the MTV Video Music Awards didn't sit passively as Miley Cyrus twerked her way to infamy during the show. Most viewers — about 90% — shared their thoughts about her and the VMAs...
11:13 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Twitter Acquires Trendrr for TV Analytics
Social media analytics platform Trendrr announced Wednesday that it has been acquired by Twitter as the microblogging service seeks to further integrate its service with TV networks and advertisers.Tr...
11:13 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Twitter Acquires Trendrr
Trendrr announced Wednesday that it has been acquired by Twitter as the microblogging service seeks to further integrate its service with TV networks and advertisers.Trendrr provides TV networks, publ...
11:13 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Twitter Acquires Trendrr to Build Out TV Offerings
Trendrr announced Wednesday that it has been acquired by Twitter as the microblogging service seeks to further integrate its service with TV networks and advertisers.Trendrr has two products: One, Tre...
11:09 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Matt Damon Defends Ben Affleck as Batman
The Internet flipped its lid last week when Ben Affleck was picked to play Batman in the Man of Steel sequel, which is slated to hit theaters in 2015. Comic book aficionados even submitted a petition ...
10:47 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Mars as Big as the Moon? No, Stargazing Hoax Hits Facebook
After a two-year hiatus, the infamous Mars Hoax has once again reared its head.The Mars hoax, which started in 2004, was widely circulated on the Internet under the subject header "Mars Spectacular." ...
10:34 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub Finally Meet, Hearts Melt
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10:13 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 'Twerk' Song Features Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber
Just when you thought twerking had reached its full saturation point, Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber's new song devoted to the rump-shaking phenomenon has leaked onlineThe two singers teamed up with ra...
09:58 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Syrian Electronic Army Finds Third-Party Doorway to NYT, Twitter in Phishing Attack
The Syrian Electronic Army, a mysterious pro-Assad hacker group, struck again Tuesday afternoon, taking control of The New York Times and Twitter Internet domains, among othersThe Syrian hackers compr...
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Mashable The World's Cutest Mushroom Kitten Has Died
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09:34 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Watch Obama's 'I Have a Dream' 50th Anniversary Speech
It has been 50 years to the day since Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and delivered one of the most famous speeches in American history.King's "I Have a Dream" speech...
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Mashable Proof That Every Tech Ad Is Exactly the Same
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09:25 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 'Japan World Cup 3': Everything's Made Up and the Points Don't Matter
Over the years, Japan has earned a reputation for producing some of the most bizarre and highly entertaining content on the planet. Thanks to games like Japan World Cup 3, it's easy to see why.Origina...
09:25 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Google+ and Tumblr Join Social Good Summit
How can social platforms contribute to social good and activism? Ramya Raghavan from Google+ and Liba Rubenstein from Tumblr will come together on stage at Social Good Summit to share what their platf...
09:25 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Photographer Recreates Iconic E.T. Image Without Photoshop
The iconic image of E.T. and Elliott flying across the moon let our imaginations run wild — but then, that's what movies are for.Swiss photographer Philipp Schmidli took a similar picture earlie...
09:25 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Google Earns 33% of Online Ad Revenues
Google is king when it comes to online ad spending. One-third of ad dollars spent online go to the search giantFollowing Google, the largest destinations for online ad spending are Facebook, Yahoo and...
09:18 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Can Twitter Make 'T-Commerce' a Thing?
On Tuesday, Twitter announced that it has hired its first head of commerce, former Ticketmaster President Nathan Hubbard, a sign that the microblogging network is looking to lure more retailers to its...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Facebook Wants a Wider Variety of Games and Gamers
Facebook is releasing an SDK that will allow greater integration with the Unity gaming engine, allowing developers to import their games to Facebook with little work.Facebook and Unity announced a par...
08:53 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Golf Channel Takes a Mulligan on 'I Have a Dream' Tweet
Martin Luther King Jr. made history on Aug. 28, 1963, with his rousing "I Have a Dream" speech. Fifty years later, the Golf Channel fell into the sand trap of trying to join the conversation commemora...
08:49 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Heartwarming Photos Spotlight Therapy Llamas Spreading Smiles
Llamas are a welcome presence at the Bellingham Health and Rehabilitation Center in Washington state. When they walk down the halls, patients stop to greet them. They get kisses and hugs.While they ma...
08:38 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 13 People Who Marched on Washington in 1963 and Returned Today
It's been 50 years since Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, and many people who attended the original March on Washington re-visited to commemorate the momentous anniversary.See also: The M...
08:35 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Red Burns Was an Oracle for Our Digital Age
The first time I came face-to-face with Red Burns, she was considering my application for the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.I was...
08:18 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Interactive Map of the California Wildfire
Mapping firm Esri Wednesday released an interactive map of the California Rim Fire, which is now in its 12th day. In the map below, you can explore the fire's geography — its invasion of Yosemit...
08:15 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Moon Water Discovery Hints at Mystery Source Deep Underground
Evidence of water spotted on the moon's surface by a sharp-eyed spacecraft likely originated from an unknown source deep in the lunar interior, scientists say.The find — made by NASA's Moon Mine...
08:15 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Google Working on Hangouts for Enterprise
Google is working on major upgrades to its video Hangouts, shifting them to a different standard to better handle high-definition video. It's also working on a formal enterprise offering of the servic...
08:15 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable The Future of Google Hangouts: All HD, Business Version
Google is working on major upgrades to its video Hangouts, shifting them to a different standard to better handle high-definition video. It's also working on a formal enterprise offering of the servic...
08:15 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Job Hunting? 140Plus Jobs at Disney, Bloomberg and More
Whether you're unemployed, underemployed or just looking for something a bit more interesting, the Mashable Job Board is full of listings to take your career to the next level.Since 2005, Mashable has...
08:07 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Nintendo Drops Wii U Price, Announces 2DS Handheld
Nintendo announced a $50 price drop for its Wii U console for the holiday season, in an attempt to spur sales of the struggling system.The Wii U Deluxe Bundle — originally $349 — has been...
07:57 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 'New York Times' Develops Interactive Documentary Series for Tablets
The New York Times is going tablet-first — at least for one new series.The Times will debut a four-part documentary series about residential highrise buildings at the New York Film Festival on S...
07:51 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 50 Years After Martin Luther King, What's Your Dream?
Fifty years since the day Martin Luther King Jr. first spoke those now-famous, improvised words, "I have a dream," the world still holds onto its messageNBC started the Twitter hashtag #DreamDay Frida...
07:24 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Apple Buys AlgoTrim, a Data Compression Startup
Apple has acquired AlgoTrim, a Swedish startup that develops data compression technology. The terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.The acquisition was first reported by Rapidus, a Swedish ...
06:55 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Microsoft VP: We're Fine, Just Ask Charles Dickens
Frank Shaw has a message for Microsoft's critics: You're focusing on the wrong things.Shaw, Microsoft's head of corporate communications, wrote an epic and unorthodox blog post late Tuesday in respons...
06:47 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Mars as Big as the Moon? No, Stargazing Hoax Hits Facebook
After a two-year hiatus, the infamous Mars Hoax has once again reared its head.The Mars hoax, which started in 2004, was widely circulated on the Internet under the subject header "Mars Spectacular." ...
06:22 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Facebook's Global Mobile Ad Market Share to Triple This Year
Google claimed more than half of the $16.65 billion global ad market in 2012, but Facebook made some big gains as well, according to a new eMarketer report.The search giant went from a 38.1% share in ...
06:14 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable This Flying Car Could Soon Be Yours for $279,000
It seems like something out of The Jetsons, but it's real. Or at least it will be soon.Terrafugia is perhaps just a few regulations and one very powerful battery away from clearing most of the hu...
05:58 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Syrian Electronic Army Finds Third-Party Doorway to NYT, Twitter in Phishing Attack
The Syrian Electronic Army, a mysterious pro-Assad hacker group, struck again Tuesday afternoon, taking control of The New York Times and Twitter Internet domains, among othersThe Syrian hackers compr...
05:55 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Beddit Sleep Tracker Doesn't Require Wearable Tech
Whoever said "you can sleep when you're dead" obviously never tried to forgo this important life function themselves for more than a couple nights. Getting enough sleep is so important to our body's c...
05:55 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable New Super-Heavy Element 115 Confirmed
Scientists say they've created a handful of atoms of the elusive element 115, which occupies a mysterious corner of the periodic table.The super-heavy element has yet to be officially named, but it is...
05:55 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable App Curates YouTube Videos Based on Your Tastes
A startup based in New York and Greece is attempting to change the way we watch videos online with its app, rabt — pronounced "rabbit" — which launched in the iTunes store on Monday.The ap...
05:35 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Nexus 4 Discounts and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we get you up to speed on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we look at three particularly interesting stories. If you...
05:34 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Watch Obama's 'I Have a Dream' 50th Anniversary Speech
It has been 50 years to the day since Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and delivered one of the most famous speeches in American history.King's "I Have a Dream" speech...
05:19 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Inside the World's Most Dangerous Amusement Park
By the time things enter the realm of legend, it can be difficult to divine what was true. To tell what actually happened."Action Park."If you grew up near Northern New Jersey, the chances are pretty ...
05:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Foursquare for Windows 8 Is a Powerful Discovery Engine
Foursquare brought the idea of "checking in" on a smartphone to the mainstream. Having conquered mobile, the service that's synonymous with location-based services is finally spreading to the desktop ...
04:55 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Google Doodle Honors 50th Anniversary of 'I Have a Dream' Speech
Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered on Aug. 28, 1963, his famous speech against racism, which would be remembered in history as the "I have a dream" speechGoogle is celebrating the 50th anniversary of ...
04:53 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Golf Channel Takes a Mulligan on 'I Have a Dream' Tweet
Martin Luther King Jr. made history on Aug. 28, 1963, with his rousing "I Have a Dream" speech. Fifty years later, the Golf Channel fell into the sand trap of trying to join the conversation commemora...
04:34 pm -05 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Watch Obama's 'I Have a Dream' 50th Anniversary Speech
It has been 50 years to the day since Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and delivered one of the most famous speeches in American history.King's "I Have a Dream" speech...
04:30 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 14 Signs Your Favorite TV Show Is Taking Over Your Life
Asking someone to name their favorite TV show can be dangerous.You might get the simple title of a show. Or you might get a novel-length explanation on why it's not only their favorite show, but the b...
04:02 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 6 Beats Headphones Alternatives
You've seen them. Those Beats by Dre headphones that sit on everyone's hair like big statement piecesThe virtue of the iconic accessory has been debated since its debut in 2008. Some claim it's a gods...
03:51 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 50 Years After Martin Luther King, What's Your Dream?
Fifty years since the day Martin Luther King Jr. first spoke those now-famous, improvised words, "I have a dream," the world still holds onto its messageNBC started the Twitter hashtag #DreamDay Frida...
03:36 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 15 Totally Concerning Toys From Your Childhood
Kids today are too jazzed about video games and Angry Birds to understand what fun they missed in the good old days. Back in our day, we played with collectible cardboard circles and punched each othe...
03:35 pm -05 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Red Burns Was an Oracle for Our Digital Age
The first time I came face-to-face with Red Burns, she was considering my application for the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.I was...
03:16 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable The Governments That Want Facebook and Twitter to Hand Over Data
Facebook, for the first time, has detailed how many user data requests it receives from each country. And since Twitter does the same thing, we can compare the two rivals by a curious but revealing me...
03:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 10 Apps to Throw the Perfect Party
From whittling down an extensive guest list to preparing all the hors d’oeuvres, it takes a lot of time and effort to plan an unforgettable celebrationSo whether you’re coordinating an int...
02:30 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 15 Places You Definitely Shouldn't Put Your Baby
Parenthood comes rife with pivotal choices: how to hold your baby, how to feed your baby, how to clothe your baby. It's all very importantBut you can't forget the ultimate choice — where to plac...
02:22 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Facebook's Global Mobile Ad Market Share to Triple This Year
Google claimed more than half of the $16.65 billion global ad market in 2012, but Facebook made some big gains as well, according to a new eMarketer report.The search giant went from a 38.1% share in ...
02:02 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable The 6 Best Mobile Hotspots
Whether you're traveling for work or pleasure, or just looking for a cheap and reliable Internet connection, a mobile hotspot might be exactly what you needAs you look to make a purchase, the sheer am...
01:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 5 Steps to Take Before Recycling Your Phone
Your cellphone is a lot like your middle school best friend. For a year (or two), he knows your deepest, darkest, never-tell-anyone-pinky-promise secrets. Then, you go to high school, take different c...
12:37 pm GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Google's Nexus 7 Comes to Europe, Australia and Japan
The latest version of Google's Nexus 7 has become available for purchase internationallyOriginally launched in the U.S. in July (it arrived in Canada a few weeks ago), the 7-inch Android tablet is now...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 14 Signs Your Favorite TV Show Is Taking Over Your Life
Asking someone to name their favorite TV show can be dangerous.You might get the simple title of a show. Or you might get a novel-length explanation on why it's not only their favorite show, but the b...
10:00 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Shape-Shifting Mirror Delivers Clearest Images of Space
A research team at the University of Arizona has captured the most precise images of the nights sky seen so farThe Magellan Advanced Optics, or "MagAO," is a specialized telescope filter that narrows ...
09:59 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Twitter Experiment Lets Users Tweet Highlighted Sentences From Articles
A new feature from Twitter may change the way people share and discover stories.The New York Times tested a new feature last week that allows users to click on a highlighted sentence from a story, and...
09:00 am -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 5 Steps to Take Before Recycling Your Phone
Your cellphone is a lot like your middle school best friend. For a year (or two), he knows your deepest, darkest, never-tell-anyone-pinky-promise secrets. Then, you go to high school, take different c...
09:00 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Mario and Luigi Would Be Parkour Experts in Real Life
Like most video-game settings, Super Mario Bros.' Mushroom Kingdom bears little resemblance to real life. Where can you find grasslands, desert and snow all in one approximate geographic area? Is ther...
08:30 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Italian Astronaut Recounts Near-Drowning in Spacesuit
An Italian astronaut who experienced a harrowing near-drowning inside his spacesuit during a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station is telling his story.In a blog post last week, Europea...
08:08 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Hands-On With the Super-Light Kobo Aura E-Reader
E-reader company Kobo unveiled on Tuesday three new tablets in its Arc line, as well as the super-thin six-inch Kobo Aura e-ink device — the standout in its big announcement.Mashable got some ha...
08:01 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Launches Hub for New York Fashion Week
New York Fashion Week begins next Thursday, and fashion brands and media outlets won't be the only entities competing for eyeballs — social networks will be, too. Joining the fray this season is...
07:26 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable New Software Can Mimic Eye Contact For Video Calls
Videoconferencing apps like Skype are great for making conversations with remote friends and colleagues a bit more personal. But for all their benefits, video calls have one major drawback: lack of ey...
07:04 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable How Twitter Learned to Love Advertising
In anticipation of The Mashies, Mashable is running a weekly series celebrating some advertising "firsts." Watch for new installments in the series every week.More than four years passed between the t...
06:26 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Facebook Introduces More Business-Friendly Promotions Policy
Facebook unveiled a new promotions policy on Tuesday, updating guidelines for businesses that run contests and sweepstakes.The update is designed to help business create and manage promotions on Faceb...
05:55 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Supermodel Coco Rocha: Katy Perry Stole My Outfit
Just days after music fans claimed Katy Perry's new single "Roar" ripped off Sara Bareilles' "Brave," fashion enthusiasts and a supermodel are now also calling Perry a copy cat after Sunday's MTV Vide...
05:21 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Twerk and Selfie Added to Dictionary
The word "twerk" — a sexually-charged dance that Miley Cyrus recently displayed at the MTV Video Music Awards — has been added to Oxford Dictionaries Online. Popular tech- and social-media...
05:05 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Parallels Access Is the Ultimate App for iPad Power Users
The iPad is the most popular tablet in the world by far, but it still can't do everything a PC or Mac can. There are countless apps that only work on "proper" computers — from the full version o...
05:00 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Investment Advice for the Child in Every Adult
Having to deal with the harsh realities of life — such as debt, budgets and the 9-to-5 slog — can often feel like the nail in the coffin of your childhood dreamsBut just because you're an ...
04:45 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Rise of the Drones: Unmanned Aircraft Sneak Into the Arctic
Small drones may soon take to the skies above Earth's top with the aim of making survival there easier for both humans and wild animals. Such unmanned aircraft flown represent the first in a coming wa...
04:02 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 'Social Fiction' Brings Characters to Life via Facebook and Twitter
A former Nickelodeon Animation storyboard artist and a Facebook employee have teamed up to create a new form of entertainment: social fiction.Illustrator Steve Lowtwait and writer Michael Smith are te...
03:18 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Kobo Unveils New Lineup of Arc Tablets, Digital Magazine Store
E-reader company Kobo unveiled a new lineup of Arc tablets, as well as its first digital-magazine store featuring content from major publishers, at an event Tuesday night in New York City.The new coll...
03:06 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Rumble With 4 Friends in 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'
For those partial to pizza and nostalgic for the '90s, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows hits Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and Steam for PC Wednesday.This brawler evokes the cl...
02:05 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Man of Steel 2 Fan Trailer 'Stars' Ben Affleck and Bryan Cranston
The Internet flipped out last week when Ben Affleck was announced as the new Batman to Henry Cavill's Superman in the Man of Steel sequel. But new casting speculation is ruffling just as many fan feat...
01:55 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Twitter, 'New York Times' Domains
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has reportedly hacked into the DNS accounts for Twitter and the New York Times. The Twitter attack is particularly disruptive because it has made viewing images on Twi...
01:55 am -04 - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Supermodel Coco Rocha: Katy Perry Stole My Outfit
Just days after music fans claimed Katy Perry's new single "Roar" ripped off Sara Bareilles' "Brave," fashion enthusiasts and a supermodel are now also calling Perry a copy cat after Sunday's MTV Vide...
01:00 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable 'New York Times' Website Goes Down After 'Malicious External Attack'
The New York Times' website went down for many users Tuesday afternoon for the second time in less than a monthUsers started complaining about the Times website outage around 3 p.m. ET. The Times conf...
12:54 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Kristin Chenoweth Duet With Teacher Stuns Audience
Kristin Chenoweth discovered a superstar during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl on SaturdayThe Broadway star plucked Sarah Horn, a vocal coach from California, from the audience to sing a duet fro...
12:20 am GMT - Wed, August 28, 2013
Mashable Canadian Military Developing a $600,000 Stealth Snowmobile
The military in Canada is building stealth vehicles for the snow, codenamed "Loki," to move troops around Northern Canada in silence.Vehicle specialist CrossChasm, the lead partner in the development ...
11:51 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Hulu Teases 'Deadbeat' Original Comedy About Ghosts
A new Hulu original comedy about a man's adventures in helping ghosts "settle their unfinished business" in New York, Deadbeat, will air in 2014, the video-streaming service announced Tuesday. This fo...
11:36 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable The New iPhone Could Reboot Outdoor Advertising
Amid the digital revolution, outdoor advertising has remained stubbornly resistant to changeElectronic billboards can display video and occasionally run tweets or Facebook comments from fans, but they...
11:29 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable 10 Remarkable Posthumously Published Novels
If the reports are true, and J.D. Salinger's estate is set to release five never-before-seen novels by the famously reclusive author, the literary world may be set to receive its biggest posthumous bo...
11:16 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Amazing DIY Mini Mac Will Blow Your Mind
The first Mac, Apple's iconic beige box from that memorable 1984 TV commercial, was a wonder of technology not only because it was the first GUI computer for consumers, but also because it presaged al...
11:16 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Retro DIY Mini Mac Fits in the Palm of Your Hand
The first Mac, Apple's iconic beige box from that memorable 1984 TV commercial, was a wonder of technology not only because it was the first GUI computer for consumers, but also because it presaged fu...
10:51 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Paint a Picture for the Blind With MySmartEye
MySmartEye, a new initiative by Singapore’s local telecommunications company StarHub and developed by TribalDDB, is a mobile application that enables the visually impaired to be aware of their s...
10:18 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Designer Creates New Font With Light Emitted From iPhone
Designer Marcus Byrne of Melbourne, Australia created a 3D letter and font suite using the light from an iPhone.Byrne created the Phone Streak font in darkness by painting characters in the air with t...
10:14 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Siri Strikes Back at Google 'OK Glass' Commands
Siri is a bit passive aggressive — especially if you talk to her like she's Google Glass.Apple's handy personal assistant on iOS devices takes jabs at Google Glass if you say "OK Glass." The "OK...
09:57 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Nissan Plans to Offer Driverless Cars by 2020
Nissan has just joined Google in the race to make driverless cars a realityThe Japanese automaker is aiming to have such driverless autos on the road by 2020. "Nissan Motor Company's willingness to qu...
09:55 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Dash Is Like FuelBand for Your Car
Dash is a new app that aims to turn your car, already a rolling data platform, into a safer, more cost efficient, and socially connected way to get around.Fifteen months into the life of its developme...
09:48 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Jackie Collins Performs Dramatic Reading of Cher's 'Woman's World'
English novelist Jackie Collins lends her soothing voice to a dramatic reading of Cher's "Woman World," a new dance song from the 67-year-old singer's upcoming 26th studio album.The reading, which eme...
09:35 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable 5 Moves That Fueled Evernote's Impressive Growth
With 65 million users, more than 6,500 businesses using its enterprise product, 320+ employees worldwide and $251 million in overall funding, note-taking and data organization app Evernote has come a ...
09:32 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable 8 Photos That Capture a Fraction of a Second
Water droplets, ocean splashes, cliff jumps and objects in midair. This week's round of the Mashable Photo Challenge was all about freezing a moment in time. Guest curator Alex Koloskov, who specializ...
09:24 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Facebook's Oldest User, 105, Gets a New Car From Mystery Donor
Not many Facebook users can claim they learned to drive on a Ford Model T, but Edythe Kirchmaier is a centenarian with millennial tendencies.These days, though, you'll find the 105-year-old cruising a...
09:21 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Twitter Hires Commerce Chief to Add Shopping
Twitter Inc. hired Nathan Hubbard, the former president of Ticketmaster, as its first head of commerce, part of a push to enable shopping via short postings on its social website.Hubbard, 38, started ...
09:20 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Amazon Adds Ability to Buy Goods From Within Mobile Apps
Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) said it’s introducing a feature that will let people shop for goods from within mobile applications.Software developers will be able to create games, sports, weather and o...
09:03 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus Has 2 Songs in iTunes Top 10 Despite VMAs Backlash
You were incorrect if you envisioned Miley Cyrus' career taking a tumble after her raunchy performance at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards. If the iTunes sales charts are any indication, her gyration-f...
08:40 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Introducing the New Mashable Job Board
We are very excited to announce the launch of the new Mashable Job Board. If you’re searching for your dream job or looking to fish in a fresh candidate pool, check out the the just-launched boa...
08:34 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable TiVo Roamio Reinvents the Cable Box for the Digital Streaming Age
With the TiVo Roamio line, TiVo hopes to marry the cable TV with digital streaming services. But is it enough to keep the company relevant?I'll always have a soft spot in my heart for TiVo. Even befor...
08:33 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Google Chromecast Gets an iOS App
Google launched on Tuesday an iOS app for its new much-hyped Chromecast device, which plugs into any HDTV to let you watch online videos.The $35 HDMI dongle made waves earlier this summer when Google ...
08:16 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable comScore: Mobile Commerce May Top $25 Billion This Year
The mobile shopping boom is here.Mobile commerce sales in the United States topped $10 billion in the first half of 2013 and could pass $25 billion by the end of the year, according to new survey data...
07:54 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Leaked Walmart Release Schedule: Xbox One Rumored to Debut Nov. 8
Microsoft's Xbox One could beat Sony's PlayStation 4 release date by a week, if a leak from Walmart is true.Kotaku posted a screenshot that it reportedly received from someone who works for a marketin...
07:44 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Facebook Releases First Transparency Report
Facebook released its first-ever transparency report on Tuesday, detailing the number of times governments around the world asked for information on its users and how many times the social networking ...
07:24 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Facebook to Pay Users $20 Million for Sharing Personal Data in Ads
If you're one of the 614,000 Facebook members who appeared in a site ad without permission, you may have some cash coming your way.Facebook was granted final approval on Monday for a $20 million settl...
07:16 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Report: BlackBerry May Spin Off BBM Into New Company
BlackBerry's most beloved product may be spun off into a separate business, according to a report.The Wall Street Journal reports that BlackBerry is considering spinning off the BBM messaging service ...
07:02 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Redesigns Sites, Now With More Ads
Yahoo is "refreshing" several of its major properties on Tuesday, introducing new ad units, greater personalization and more elegant designs to Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Movies, Yahoo Music, Yahoo TV, Yahoo...
06:52 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable The 15 Countries With the Highest Smartphone Pentration
Nearly three out of four people in the United Arab Emirates owns a smartphone, making it the country with the highest smartphone penetration in the world. Following the UAE are South Korea, Saudi Arab...
06:52 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable The 15 Countries With the Highest Smartphone Penetration
Nearly three out of four people in the United Arab Emirates owns a smartphone, making it the country with the highest smartphone penetration in the world. Following the UAE are South Korea, Saudi Arab...
06:12 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Foodspotting Cofounder Launches E-Shop for Sustainable Fashion
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.For every action there i...
06:12 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Foodspotting Cofounder Launches E-Shop for Ethical Fashion
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.For every action there i...
05:41 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable MIT Students Design 'Sesame Ring’ to Replace Boston Transit Cards
The situation is familiar to everyone who has taken public transportation: You rush into up to the turnstile and then spend five minutes ransacking your pockets and bags for your transit card.Two unde...
05:07 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Windows 8.1 RTM Launches for Hardware Partners
Microsoft kept its promise on Tuesday that its hardware partners would get their hands on Windows 8.1 by the end of the August. As expected, the company rolled a final version of Windows 8.1 RTM (rele...
04:56 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Facebook Launches Shared Photo Albums 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...
04:45 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable It's Official: Samsung's Galaxy Gear Coming Sept. 4
Samsung will launch its smart watch, the Galaxy Gear, on Sept. 4 ahead of the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, GermanyLee Young-hee, VP of Samsung's mobile business, confirmed the date a...
04:45 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Samsung's Galaxy Gear Coming Sept. 4
Samsung will launch its smart watch, the Galaxy Gear, on Sept. 4 ahead of the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, GermanyLee Young-hee, VP of Samsung's mobile business, confirmed the date a...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable 14 Ways 'Downton Abbey' Could Benefit From Technology
We may have to wait until January 2014 to catch up with the ladies and gents of Downton Abbey, but that doesn't mean they've been forgotten.Quite the contrary. Despite the day-to-day domestic drama, o...
04:01 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable 23 Deleted Politician Tweets We Didn't Vote For
In case you didn't know already, everything you say or do on the Internet can be held against you. This especially holds true for politicians, whose deleted tweets live on forever in the Politwoops ar...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable 24 Reasons 'New Girl' Can Replace Your Life Coach
Even if you're not heading back to school this summer all the ads for new pencils and storage cubes can leave you craving a little reinvention, or at least organization in your life.You could invest i...
03:05 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable The 10 Best Space Games of All Time
Anything is possible in a video gameYou want to take over the world? Do it. You want to kill zombies? Do it. You want to drive a Ferrari? Shoot electricity out of your finger tips? Hook up with someon...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable 'Catvengers' Turns Kitties Into Purr-fect Superheroes
Is there anything more purrrfect than cats and superheroes? Catvengers!Based off famous Avengers characters, digital artist Jenny Parks creates dazzling illustrations that turn adorable cats into feli...
02:00 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable 10 Feedback Tools for Designers
If you want a project to be successful, user experience and interaction are key. An effective web design process needs to include testing, feedback and refinement.Receiving feedback can act as quality...
01:50 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Sony Teases New Waterproof Smartphone, Coming September 4
Sony has announced a new unnamed smartphone with a titillating video, showing us very little in terms of specifications but revealing the launch date: September 4The video, titled "The best of Sony is...
01:02 pm GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable 7 Best Earbuds for Jamming On-the-Go
Earbuds can seem like a throwaway purchase. After all, you can buy them cheap, use them until they die or get irreparably tangled in your pocket, and then pitch themBut when it comes down to it, those...
12:01 pm -04 - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable 23 Deleted Politician Tweets We Didn't Vote For
In case you didn't know already, everything you say or do on the Internet can be held against you. This especially holds true for politicians, whose deleted tweets live on forever in the Politwoops ar...
11:51 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Microsoft to Give a White Xbox One to Employees
Want a white variant of the Xbox One? Well, you can't get it — unless you're working for MicrosoftAn image that surfaced on Reddit shows a white version of the upcoming gaming console, which wil...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable How to Create a Shared Photo Album on Facebook
You just got married (congratulations!), and want to see all of the wonderful wedding photos that were captured while you were busy saying "I do." Well, you no longer need to visit the Facebook pages ...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable These Flying Robots Could Someday Clean Your House
If you've ever wished your house would automatically clean itself, so you could get a little free time — you're not alone. An industrial-design student in Colombia has conceptualized an automate...
08:00 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Watch the Creepiest First Pitch in Baseball History
The ceremonial baseball first pitch is having a banner year. We've seen an amazing backflip pitch from a South Korean actress and a mind-bending contortion from a South Korean gymnast. We've seen atro...
07:50 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Apple May Launch iPhone Trade-In Program Next Month
Apple fanboys and girls looking to upgrade their old iPhones for brand-new ones may soon be able to make the trade at their local Apple store.The Cupertino, Calif. company is preparing to launch a new...
07:00 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Dell's Bringing Sexy Back With Latitude 7000 Ultrabook
While Ultrabook laptops include many features making them attractive to consumers — ultra-thin design, speedy solid-state drives and comfortable keyboards — businesses have different prior...
06:28 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Now Distributing Recycled Usernames
That elusive username you've always dreamed of may finally be within reach.Yahoo has officially begun distributing recycled usernames. The move is part of a project announced in July to deactivate Yah...
05:56 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Zuckerberg: These Internet Services Should Be Free For Everyone
Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the future of the Internet, and the old-fashioned dial tone has a role to play — at least metaphoricallyIn an interview with Wired published Monday, the Faceboo...
05:00 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Podcasting: The Life Saver of Storytellers
If you're tired of being called a "chatty Cathy," or causing people to run away as you approach, we may have the solution to your social woes: podcastingSEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn the comic, ...
04:31 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable SummerSlam Is a Social-Media Smash With Fans Online
Never a company to twiddle its thumbs on the social side of things, World Wrestling Entertainment unveiled new features for SummerSlam 2013, including a social-media hub and Google Glass integration.N...
04:00 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable The World's First Online Collection of 3D Fossils
Fossils are a marvel to behold. Coils of shell, lines of bone, spreading branches of a plant — these are the records of the lives that once graced our planet, a reminder that our moment is not o...
03:29 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable 'Star Wars' Saga Continues in 'Kenobi'
There are still two long years to wait until Star Wars: Episode VII, but you can console yourself this week with the release of what you might call Episode 3.1.Kenobi, by author and comic-book writer ...
02:57 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Eyes Wide Gaga: Mother Monster Channels Kubrick
Lady Gaga did not blink for a creepy two minutes during her VMAs performance on Sunday night.The pop star opened the show with her latest song "Applause," wearing an all-white outfit with headgear tha...
02:30 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable 27 Badass Ladies Who Secured Your Right to Vote
The 19th amendment granted women the right to vote on August 26, 1920 — seventy-two years after the idea had first been proposed.See also: Saudis Use Social Media To Document Campaign for Women'...
02:00 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable One Direction Is a Pop Culture British Invasion
Americans should have listened to revolutionaries in 1775, because the British invasion hasn't stopped.One Direction has invaded the United States and no one is safe from their charming boy band looks...
01:35 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Football Coach Expertly Pranks Team With Fake Bout of Rage
Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini is known for his short fuse. In this pro-caliber prank video, he works that reputation to hilarious effect by pretending to freak out when a player's phone rings duri...
01:00 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Vote for Your Song of the Summer 2013
As August closes, it's time to recount the songs that we couldn't escape from this summer. Billboard awarded Robin Thicke the Song of the Summer, with "Blurred Lines" reigning at the top of the charts...
12:43 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable Bloomberg Surpasses Reuters in Web Traffic for July
Bloomberg made the best of the summer news doldrums, beating arch rival Reuters in web traffic in July. This marks the first time Bloomberg has done so since December 2010, a comScore representative c...
12:16 am GMT - Tue, August 27, 2013
Mashable '12 Monkeys' to Become Latest Time-Travelling TV Show
Is the image of Bruce Willis running through airport security in slow-motion embedded in your brain? How about a graffiti stencil with monkeys and the words "we did it"? Or Brad Pitt playing what was ...
11:52 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Julian Assange Gets Wiki With It in Spoof Rap Video
Warning: Video contains NSFW language.Julian Assange just leaked his sense of humor for all the Internet to see.The WikiLeaks founder appeared in a spoof rap video, titled "Game of Polls," produced by...
11:34 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable New York Tech Startups Look to Broadway for Creative Edge on Silicon Valley
People bring their instruments to work at Etsy. Even the chief executive officer has a guitar in his office, which he started strumming at 8:30 a.m. on a recent morning and was soon joined by several ...
11:30 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Which 13 Things Would You Take to College?
If you could take only 13 items to college, what would they be? Would you bring all of your technology — or pack the objects with the most sentimental value? We want you to show us in a photo.Do...
11:27 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable NBA Player Instagrams Tattoo Typo to Commenters' Delight
NBA player Larry Sanders (shown dunking, above) posted an Instagram photo on Sunday of some fresh ink. It creatively fits on one side of his left hand and features some lovely script lettersIt seems, ...
11:10 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 10 Online Shops for Sustainable Wares
Socially conscious shopping has never been a bigger trend. TOMS trailblazed the "buy one, give one" model, and Warby Parker similarly helps consumers feel good about their purchases. So now that you h...
10:57 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Eyes Wide Gaga: Mother Monster Channels Kubrick
Lady Gaga did not blink for a creepy two minutes during her VMAs performance on Sunday night.The pop star opened the show with her latest song "Applause," wearing an all-white outfit with headgear tha...
10:54 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Miley's Raunchy Performance Earns Most-Tweeted Moment at VMAs
A nearly-nude Miley Cyrus gyrated across the MTV Video Music Awards stage, groping Robin Thicke with a large foam finger and twerking on his nether regions while they sang "Blurred Lines" together. Th...
10:33 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable It Turns Out Chewing Gum Looks a Lot Like Ogling Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus' scandalous performance at Sunday's Video Music Awards managed to scar many viewers. While those of us watching from home felt the need for a cold shower afterwards, we could only imagine ...
10:10 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable How to Make Your App More Engaging
Lindsay asks:What's the best way to grow engagement in mobile apps? First things first: Do you want to make an app that people like? Then maybe you shouldn't conflate "engaging" with time spentIt turn...
10:09 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable See Actor Aaron Paul Nail His 'Breaking Bad' Audition
With the second half of the final season of Breaking Bad under way, it won't be long before we say farewell to some of the most fascinating and complicated characters on the small screen.But in the me...
10:00 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Facebook Unveils Shared Photo Albums
A picture's worth a thousand words, and now Facebook is letting others add to your conversationThe world's largest social network announced shared photo albums on Monday, a new feature that allows mul...
09:35 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Football Coach Expertly Pranks Team With Fake Bout of Rage
Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini is known for his short fuse. In this pro-caliber prank video, he works that reputation to hilarious effect by pretending to freak out when a player's phone rings duri...
09:19 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Xbox Live Update Exchanges Microsoft Points for Real Currency
The Xbox Live Marketplace finally switched to pricing things in real currency amounts, doing away with the system's proprietary Microsoft Points.Microsoft announced the transition away from Microsoft ...
09:00 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 8 Book Recommendations From MashableReads
We're two weeks into the first MashableReads selection, and we have even more exciting news to share. To make finding our next MashableReads picks even easier for you, we're launching our book club to...
08:57 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
Thanks to YouTube, we've now learned how an octopus eats its food: with lots of arm-flailing and accidentally slapping people in the face. It's not prettyIn this week's viral video recap, we've includ...
08:43 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Bloomberg Surpasses Reuters in Web Traffic for July
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08:28 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 1 in 5 Americans Still Lacks Broadband Access
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08:24 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable NYC Programmer Begins Coding Lessons With Homeless 'Genius'
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08:14 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Researcher: Google U.S. Traffic Beats Yahoo Global Visits
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07:57 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 8 Miley Cyrus Memes to Help You Laugh Away the Horror
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07:53 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Watch Lady Gaga Defend One Direction From VMA Haters
Lady Gaga, a longtime anti-bullying advocate, defended the honor of perhaps the most popular boy band in the world right now: One Direction.At Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards, after the British ...
07:35 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 10 Unexpected Moments You Missed on the VMAs Red Carpet
Nestled along the streets of Brooklyn, N.Y., amid apartment buildings, the Barclays Center — the home to Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards — saw some very intimate moments on the red c...
07:01 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Facebook's Market Cap Tops $100 Billion
Facebook is a $100 billion company again.The social networks's market cap topped $100 billion Monday, peaking at around $101 billion in early trading, according to data provided to Mashable by FactSet...
07:00 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 96% of Top-Grossing Google Play Apps Are Free
Think the secret to making money from an app is adding a price tag? Think again — at least when it comes to Android apps sold in Google Play.According to App Annie, 96% of the top 100 highest-gr...
06:47 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Wormhole Is Best Bet for Time Machine, Astrophysicist Says
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06:41 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Eat What You Tweet: Toaster Strudel Personalizes Pastries on Twitter
Pillsbury Toaster Strudel — the store-bought pastry filled with everything from apple to cream cheese — didn't have a social presence until three weeks ago. Now on Facebook and Twitter, th...
06:17 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable The Beginner's Guide to the Cloud
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05:32 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 9 Crucial Tips and Tricks for Skype
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05:17 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable New Leaked Photos Show the iPhone 5S in Graphite
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05:00 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 8 Book Recommendations from MashableReads
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04:51 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Latest iPhone 5S Rumors and Other News You Need to Know
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04:30 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 12 Comedian Quotes for When Your Job Makes You Want to Cry
Stop complaining about your 9-to-5 cubicle nightmare and find the motivation to follow a more rewarding career path.That motivation might come from an unexpected place, like the words of comedians. Fu...
04:28 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 1 in 5 Americans Still Lacks Broadband Access
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04:14 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Researcher: Google U.S. Traffic Beats Yahoo Global Visits
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04:00 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable How to Photoshop People Into Pictures
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03:30 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 16 Witty Sherlock Comebacks to Knock Out Your Enemies
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03:02 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 9 Data Sets Every Ecommerce Company Should Measure
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03:01 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Facebook's Market Cap Tops $100 Billion
Facebook is a $100 billion company again.The social networks's market cap topped $100 billion Monday, peaking at around $101 billion in early trading, according to data provided to Mashable by FactSet...
01:58 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 55 Astonishing Images of Earth From Space
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01:32 pm -04 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 9 Crucial Tips and Tricks for Skype
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12:06 pm GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Here's More Proof that Elon Musk Is a Real-Life 'Iron Man'
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10:17 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Watch Every VMAs 2013 Performance
Between Miley Cyrus twerking on Robin Thicke and 'N Sync reuniting on stage, it's hard to choose the craziest performance from Sunday's 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.Nobody hosted this year's ceremony i...
10:17 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Watch Every Crazy VMAs Performance Right Here
Between Miley Cyrus twerking on Robin Thicke and 'N Sync reuniting on stage, it's hard to choose the craziest performance from Sunday's 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.Nobody hosted this year's ceremony i...
10:17 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Watch Every Crazy VMAs 2013 Performance Right Here
Between Miley Cyrus twerking on Robin Thicke and 'N Sync reuniting on stage, it's hard to choose the craziest performance from Sunday's 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.Nobody hosted this year's ceremony i...
08:33 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Full VMAs Winners List: Justin Timberlake and 'N Sync Steal Show
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08:30 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Internet Votes One Direction's 'Best Song Ever' as Best Summer Song
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08:15 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Everything You Missed at the 2013 VMAs, in GIFs
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07:57 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 8 Amazing Celebrity Reactions at the VMAs
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07:57 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 7 Amazing Celebrity Reactions at the VMAs
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07:03 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Watch Miley Cyrus' Childhood-Ruining VMAs Performance
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06:58 am -07 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 55 Astonishing Images of Earth From Space
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06:32 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 'N Sync Reunites for 'Surprise' VMAs Performance
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06:05 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Digital Tattoo Is Viewable Only With a Smartphone
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04:57 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Why We Need to Stop Talking About Ben Affleck
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04:00 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Can Chill Successfully Turn Video Distribution on its Head?
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03:30 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable The New iPhone Could be 31% Faster Than iPhone 5
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03:17 am -07 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Watch Every Crazy VMAs Performance Right Here
Between Miley Cyrus twerking on Robin Thicke and 'N Sync reuniting on stage, it's hard to choose the craziest performance from Sunday's 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.Nobody hosted this year's ceremony i...
03:03 am -04 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Watch Miley Cyrus' Childhood-Ruining VMAs Performance
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03:00 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable PetziConnect Lets You Interact With Your Pet While Away
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03:00 am +08 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Enjoy the MTV VMAs Online
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02:00 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Robots Search for Sunken World War II Aircraft
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01:31 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable 27 Most Eclectic Fashion Choices in VMAs History
The MTV Video Music Awards have manifested pop culture icons in history over the years for a number of reasons — most of which have somehow included fashion.We've seen risque materials, live ani...
01:00 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable The Problem With Internet Real Estate
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12:57 am -04 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Why We Need to Stop Talking About Ben Affleck
While a lot happened in the world this past week, there was only one thing everyone (read: Twitter and Tumblr) could talk about — Ben AffleckThe Oscar-winning director and actor was cast as Batm...
12:00 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable How to Make a Good First Impression at a Job Interview
You know the old saying, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” That’s always the case when meeting someone for the first time, but especially so when it comes t...
12:00 am -04 - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable Can Chill Successfully Turn Video Distribution on its Head?
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12:00 am GMT - Mon, August 26, 2013
Mashable NASA Remembers Neil Armstrong With Poignant Music Video
Famed Apollo 11 moonwalker Neil Armstrong died one year ago Sunday and NASA is remembering the iconic astronaut with a touching music video tribute.Neil Armstrong died Aug. 25, 2012, at age 82. A tale...
11:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable The New iPhone Could be 31% Faster Than iPhone 5
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11:05 pm -07 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Digital Tattoo Is Viewable Only With a Smartphone
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11:00 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Musician Grimes Doesn't Own a Cellphone or Tablet
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11:00 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable NASA May Send a 'Sailboat on Wheels' to Venus
Venus is like Earth's dizygotic twin — similar in size, gravity and terrestrial makeup. But our solar sibling also has a defining dissimilarity: It's hot as hell.With an atmospheric pressure 92 ...
10:41 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable NSA Bugged the United Nations
The NSA bugged the United Nations headquarters in New York City, even gaining access to its internal video conferencing system, according to German newspaper Der Speigel.Der Spiegel says it has seen d...
10:00 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Iconic MTV Moonman Gets Edgy Look for 2013 VMAs
MTV aired its first Video Music Awards in 1984 — the year Madonna unforgettably seduced the stage while performing "Like a Virgin." At that show and every subsequent VMAs for the past 29 years, ...
09:57 pm -07 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Why We Need to Stop Talking About Ben Affleck
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09:55 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Who Needs Hyperloop? This Guy Is Building Something Bigger
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09:03 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Tread Lightly Through These 17 'Breaking Bad' Inspired Vines
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09:00 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable MTV VMAs: Take a Peek Behind the Scenes
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09:00 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Kiosks Let You Charge Your Device Wirelessly in Public
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09:00 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable This Week's 25 Top Tips and Resources
It's been a busy week in the tech world. So if you feel like you've missed a few tips and tricks, don't worry — we've got you coveredWe've rounded up Mashable top 25 digital media resources to k...
09:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable The Problem With Internet Real Estate
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08:30 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Moto X Gets the Teardown Treatment
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08:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable NASA Remembers Neil Armstrong With Poignant Music Video
Famed Apollo 11 moonwalker Neil Armstrong died one year ago Sunday and NASA is remembering the iconic astronaut with a touching music video tribute.Neil Armstrong died Aug. 25, 2012, at age 82. A tale...
07:30 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable 21 Beautiful Runner Photos to Motivate You Off the Couch
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07:30 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable 'Madden 25' Pros Live a Gamer's Dream
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07:30 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable 4 Updates Apple Should Offer With the Gold iPhone
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07:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable NASA May Send a 'Sailboat on Wheels' to Venus
Venus is like Earth's dizygotic twin — similar in size, gravity and terrestrial makeup. But our solar sibling also has a defining dissimilarity: It's hot as hell.With an atmospheric pressure 92 ...
07:00 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Enjoy the MTV VMAs Online
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06:45 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Apple Changes App Store Ranking Algorithm to Favor Ratings
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06:45 pm GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable 4 Startup Lessons From 'Breaking Bad'
Walter White will soon cook his last meth. The end has begun for Breaking Bad, the critically lauded AMC drama which has netted multiple awards for its star, Bryan Cranston. The giant ratings spike fo...
06:41 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable NSA Bugged the United Nations
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06:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Iconic MTV Moonman Gets Edgy Look for 2013 VMAs
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05:03 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Tread Lightly Through These 17 'Breaking Bad' Inspired Vines
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05:00 pm -07 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable How to Make a Good First Impression at a Job Interview
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05:00 pm -07 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable NASA Remembers Neil Armstrong With Poignant Music Video
Famed Apollo 11 moonwalker Neil Armstrong died one year ago Sunday and NASA is remembering the iconic astronaut with a touching music video tribute.Neil Armstrong died Aug. 25, 2012, at age 82. A tale...
04:00 pm -07 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable NASA May Send a 'Sailboat on Wheels' to Venus
Venus is like Earth's dizygotic twin — similar in size, gravity and terrestrial makeup. But our solar sibling also has a defining dissimilarity: It's hot as hell.With an atmospheric pressure 92 ...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable 21 Beautiful Runner Photos to Motivate You Off the Couch
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03:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable 'Madden 25' Pros Live a Gamer's Dream
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Mashable 5 Ways to Enjoy the MTV VMAs Online
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Mashable Apple Changes App Store Ranking Algorithm to Favor Ratings
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Mashable 4 Startup Lessons From 'Breaking Bad'
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04:00 am GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable BabyPing Monitor: Ace Gadget, Lousy App
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03:00 am GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
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02:19 am GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable The March on Washington in Photos: Then and Now
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02:00 am GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Apple Patent Describes Gesture Control Over 3D Objects
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02:00 am +08 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable How to Connect Your Facebook Account to Skype
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01:33 am GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable 'N Sync Joins Twitter Ahead of Likely VMAs Performance
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01:13 am GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
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01:06 am GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Erase Yourself From the Internet With JustDelete.me
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01:00 am -04 - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Do Game Developers Procrastinate on the Job?
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Mashable How to Conquer Your Inner Demons
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12:08 am GMT - Sun, August 25, 2013
Mashable Martin Luther King III: We Can and We Must Do More
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Mashable BabyPing Monitor: Ace Gadget, Lousy App
The BabyPing baby monitor is a great high-quality video and audio monitor. Unfortunately the app you need to use it isn't up to speed.We put this monitor to the paces for about a week and had repeated...
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Mashable Hangover Otter Knows Exactly What You’re Going Through
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11:12 pm GMT - Sat, August 24, 2013
Mashable Prankster Handcuffs Himself to YouTube Superstars
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11:00 pm -04 - Sat, August 24, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
September is just around the corner, and the tech world is in full preparation mode for the all the rumored fall launches. But that's only the start of this week's big tech news. In case you missed it...
10:37 pm GMT - Sat, August 24, 2013
Mashable Instagram Acquires Video Filter App Luma
In a clear sign that Instagram is placing a greater focus on video, the company acquired video-sharing app Luma, which allows users to capture and add filters to videos.The move marks the first-ever a...
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Mashable 20 GIFs to Get You Pumped for the VMAs
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10:19 pm -04 - Sat, August 24, 2013
Mashable The March on Washington in Photos: Then and Now
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Mashable Apple Patent Describes Gesture Control Over 3D Objects
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Mashable Why Hearst Laid Off 'Cosmo' and 'Elle' Web Editors
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08:09 pm GMT - Fri, August 23, 2013
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06:44 pm GMT - Fri, August 23, 2013
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05:47 pm GMT - Fri, August 23, 2013
Mashable Tesla Opens First Plant in the Netherlands
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Mashable Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Retire in the Next Year
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Mashable Report: Amazon Tests a Wireless Network in California
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Mashable Kris Jenner Tweets First Photo of Kanye and Kim's Baby
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Mashable That Time a Space Station Was Part of the Miss Universe Pageant
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Mashable 14 Illegal Things You're Doing on the Internet
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Mashable 65Plus Events in Prague, Los Angeles and More
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Mashable Architecture Student Travels America in Refurbished School Bus
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Mashable Does Apple Have an Employee Morale Problem?
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Mashable Ubuntu Edge Misses Funding Goal and Other News You Need to Know
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Mashable Seinfeld's Jackie Chiles Stars in Jim Beam Campaign
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Mashable Google Street View Conquers the Oceans
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Mashable 7 Essential Life Lessons From Kids' To-Do Lists
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Mashable Google Glass Competitor Telepathy Raises $5 Million
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Mashable How to Use Skype Keyboard Shortcuts
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Mashable Canon Debuts Its First 'Facebook Ready' Camera
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Mashable Watch Mike Tyson Play 'Punch Out' for the First Time
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Mashable Make Reaction GIFs With These 7 Tools
You're a young, web savvy go-getter with a penchant for sharing your feelings online. You have a large social following that trusts your expertise in all things Internet. To an outsider, you seem to b...
02:57 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Instagram Comes to Windows Phones — Sort Of
Windows Phone users have been left out of all the Instagram fun for quite some time, but now the photo-sharing app is making its way to Microsoft-powered smartphonesWell, sort of — it's not an o...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Once You See It: 14 Photos Worth a Double-Take
It's happened to all of us. You take a seemingly normal photo, only to later realize that you unintentionally captured someone else's moment — one that's way better than just a dinky vacation se...
02:25 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable 14 Illegal Things You're Doing on the Internet
We've all done it. One day it's pirating an album, the next day it's streaming movies from a sketchy site. Of course, we know all these things are illegalBut what about the other illicit activity you'...
02:02 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Fierce 'Cinderella' Remake Told Entirely Through Beyonce Songs
Combine Cinderella's rags-to-riches story with the attitude of a fierce music queen, and what do you end up with? Bippidi-boppidi-Beyoncé, of course.YouTube superstar and former American Idol fin...
02:00 pm GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable How to Back Up Your Smartphone
Your cellphone is a carefully crafted work of art. Your calendar is color-coded. Your music collection is a meticulously curated mix of your wonderful taste in tunes. You've spent days rearranging the...
01:32 pm GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Scanned Images Reveal Another Side of Fast Food
Have you ever closely examined fast food before filling up on greasy goodness? Photographer Jon Feinstein offers a new view of burgers and fries with a collection of high-resolution, scanned images of...
01:20 pm GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Google Pays Tribute to Claude Debussy With a Charming Animated Doodle
Today's Google Doodle celebrates the 151st birthday of French composer Claude DebussyBorn on August 22, 1862 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, Debussy is one of the most prominent Impressionist compos...
01:15 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Seinfeld's Jackie Chiles Stars in Jim Beam Campaign
It's been 15 years since Seinfeld went off the air, but Jackie Chiles is apparently as litigious as ever.Chiles' fictional character, a lawyer modeled on Johnnie Cochran, has surfaced in a new ad camp...
01:02 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Bradley Manning: 'I Am Chelsea Manning. I Am a Female'
Just a day after being sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, Private Bradley Manning released a statement expressing a desire to live as a woman."As I transiti...
12:50 pm -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Apple iCloud Is Down for Some Users
Some of Apple's iCloud services are down for some users, according to the company's official system status pageApple claims that less than 1% users are affected, but since Apple users count in the hun...
12:29 pm GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable You Can Now Look at the Xbox One in Microsoft Retail Stores
You still can't buy an Xbox One, but now you can at least give it a good look over in a Microsoft retail storeAs part of its promotional campaign for the Xbox One, Microsoft has placed units in its st...
11:00 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Make Reaction GIFs With These 7 Tools
You're a young, web savvy go-getter with a penchant for sharing your feelings online. You have a large social following that trusts your expertise in all things Internet. To an outsider, you seem to b...
10:30 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable 10 Things I Learned Watching the 100 Most-Shared Vines of All Time
For lovers of new media, Vines are the new new thing. Maybe not as new as Instagram video, but of such a recent vintage that Facebook looks comparatively ancient.Usually when a new form of media comes...
09:32 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Scanned Images Reveal Another Side of Fast Food
Have you ever closely examined fast food before filling up on greasy goodness? Photographer Jon Feinstein offers a new view of burgers and fries with a collection of high-resolution, scanned images of...
09:30 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable 6 Foreign-Sounding Foods Actually Invented in the U.S.
If you love ordering Chinese food, you know the best part of the meal is snacking on that neatly-folded fortune cookie for dessert. But did you know that fortune cookies have no real connection to Chi...
09:20 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Google Pays Tribute to Claude Debussy With a Charming Animated Doodle
Thursday's Google Doodle celebrates the 151st birthday of French composer Claude DebussyBorn on Aug. 22, 1862 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, Debussy is one of the most prominent Impressionist compo...
09:06 am +08 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Gets More U.S. Visitors Than Google for First Time Since 2011
Marissa Mayer's winning streak at Yahoo continued this week as comScore released figures showing Yahoo sites got more visitors than Google's in JulyThat's the first time Yahoo has bested Google in thi...
09:05 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable PayPal Testing Face-Verification System for Mobile Payments
While we're not quite scanning retinas à la Mission Impossible and Minority Report, PayPal is now testing face verification for mobile-payment transactions.The ecommerce company's app has a tab l...
08:29 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable You Can Now Look at the Xbox One in Microsoft Retail Stores
You still can't buy an Xbox One, but now you can at least give it a good look over in a Microsoft retail storeAs part of its promotional campaign for the Xbox One, Microsoft has placed units in its st...
07:57 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Canon Debuts Its First 'Facebook Ready' Camera
The Canon PowerShot N isn't your typical point-and-shoot camera. Besides the compact form factor that includes a folding LCD and posts on the sides for attaching to a neck lanyard, there's a button on...
07:57 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Can Canon Make Photo Printing Relevant Again?
Print any photo from Facebook, Twitter or Flickr immediately, in your own home — that's the promise of Canon's new Pixma photo printers, which just got a big upgrade that includes a new cloud se...
07:03 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Can Facebook Rewrite the Industry Standard For User Engagement?
The "monthly active users" figure has long been the industry standard for user engagement in social media. It's easy to digest, but more importantly, it's a benchmark capable of comparing the most soc...
05:57 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable The GOP Plan to Crush Silicon Valley
When Congress returns from its summer recess in early September, it will have exactly nine legislative days to agree on a budget or the government will shut downHouse Republicans are seeking far great...
05:00 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable The Commutative Property of Camera Phones
In case you need a quick eighth grade geometry refresher, the commutative property states that if A plus B equals C, then B plus A must also equal C. It's pretty basic and seemingly logicalBut apparen...
04:57 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Badass Librarians Imitate Beastie Boys' in 'Sabotage' Remake
If you thought the Beastie Boys' music video for "Sabotage" was already funny, you'll laugh your fake wigs and mustaches off watching these librarians' take on the famous clip.See also: First Lady Mic...
04:08 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Indie Band Okkervil River's 8-Bit Game Enhances New Album
If you want to sell records nowadays, you sometimes need to do more than just release music to stand out, just like Okkervil River is doing this summerThe indie rock band has released multimedia proje...
03:57 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Canon Debuts Its First 'Facebook Ready' Camera
The Canon PowerShot N isn't your typical point-and-shoot camera. Besides the compact form factor that includes a folding LCD and posts on the sides for attaching to a neck lanyard, there's a button on...
03:31 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain Was an Astoundingly Big Fourth-Grader
NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain was an astonishingly large man, standing more than 7 feet tall, and weighing in at over 270 pounds. But he was also an even more astonishingly large fourth-graderWe know th...
02:40 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Comedian Skypes Around the World to 162 Different Countries
In celebration of Skype's 10 year anniversary, comedian Mark Malkoff chatted it up with people living in 162 different spots on the globe.Malkoff started the Skype Around The World project by reaching...
02:03 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Hyperloop Model Brings Elon Musk's Vision to Life
A 3D-printing startup has designed a scale model of Elon Musk's Hyperloop high-speed transportation system that makes the abstract concept more tangible.Musk, the famed entrepreneur of Telsa Motors an...
01:56 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable 31 of Vine's Top 100 Videos Come From Harry Styles
Do you go to bed with a cup a tea, thinking to yourself, "What are the most popular Vine videos ever?" If so, you're in luck. We counted — and Vine users really love One Direction crooner Harry ...
01:34 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Highlights From the Mashies Digital Marketing Twitter Chat
With the Mashies inaugural awards ceremony right around the corner, Mashable has been focusing on the future of digital marketing and exploring the key aspects that make digital campaigns successful. ...
01:06 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Gets More U.S. Visitors Than Google for First Time Since 2011
Marissa Mayer's winning streak at Yahoo continued this week as comScore released figures showing Yahoo sites got more visitors than Google's in JulyThat's the first time Yahoo has bested Google in thi...
01:00 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable The Commutative Property of Camera Phones
In case you need a quick eighth grade geometry refresher, the commutative property states that if A plus B equals C, then B plus A must also equal C. It's pretty basic and seemingly logicalBut apparen...
12:57 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Badass Librarians Imitate Beastie Boys' in 'Sabotage' Remake
If you thought the Beastie Boys' music video for "Sabotage" was already funny, you'll laugh your fake wigs and mustaches off watching these librarians' take on the famous clip.See also: First Lady Mic...
12:48 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Facebook Rolls Out Embedded Posts to All Users
Facebook embedded posts are now available for everyone, not just launch partners who had access to the feature when it was first announced in JulyAnyone using a third party website, including users wh...
12:41 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable NSA Illegally Collected Emails of Americans With No Terrorism Links
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper declassified documents Wednesday confirming that the National Security Agency illegally gathered up to 56,000 emails of Americans who had no ties to ter...
12:27 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable New iWatch Concept Sports Sleek Design
A team of designers and IT engineers are showing off their concept design for an iWatch amid much speculation about Apple's plans for a smart watch.Italian design team Ciccarese Design envisioned a mo...
12:08 am -04 - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Indie Band Okkervil River's 8-Bit Game Enhances New Album
If you want to sell records nowadays, you sometimes need to do more than just release music to stand out, just like Okkervil River is doing this summerThe indie rock band has released multimedia proje...
12:03 am GMT - Thu, August 22, 2013
Mashable Patrick Stewart Visits Twitter, Melts the Internet
Twitter made every geek's dream come true today with this Vine video featuring none other than Sir Patrick Stewart of Star Trek fame.Predictably, the Internet imploded upon hearing the news.Sir Patric...
11:40 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Almost 50,000 BlackBerry Apps Come From One Developer
One developer has almost 50,000 apps in BlackBerry World out of BlackBerry's approximately 120,000 total apps. No, that's not a typo50,000.As first discovered by BerryReview, the Hong Kong-based devel...
11:29 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Fake Instagram Update Adds a Snark Filter
Mr. Super Tagger and Miss Mirror Selfie rule Instagram. The unwritten rules of Instagramming (i.e.: no excessive hashtags) don't apply to them.But what if the app changed its unwritten rules to real p...
10:49 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable College Student's Legendary Speech Makes Him King of the Nerds
If the nerds of the world ever come together to elect a president for all geek-kind, this kid should definitely runThe epic — yes, epic, there is no other word — speech you see above comes...
10:49 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable College Student's Speech Makes Him King of the Nerds
If the nerds of the world ever come together to elect a president for all geek-kind, this kid should definitely runThe epic — yes, epic, there is no other word — speech you see above comes...
10:32 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Thousands of Earthlings Wave at Saturn in Legendary Photo
People in more than 40 countries around the world waved at Saturn as NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped a photo of our planet from 900 million miles away in July.See also: 25 Awe-Inspiring Images of th...
10:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Apple Stock Soars 22% Over the Summer
Apple's stock is up 22% since July 1 in anticipation of a Sept. 10 product launch.Statista's chart below compares the performance of Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft stock over the past two months....
10:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Spectacular Video Captures Northern Lights in Real Time
If you can't make it to Sweden to see the Northern Lights, the next best thing is a new video of the aurora lights compiled from thousands of hours of observations by videographer Chad Blakley.Blakley...
10:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Gadget Catches Students Cheating With Their Phones
Teachers no longer have to rely on their eyes and internal instincts to catch cheating students.In an effort to help educators take back control of the classroom, Berkeley Varitronics Systems has unve...
10:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Can a Donation Model Work for Streaming Music?
Digital music raked in $4 billion in revenue last year, with streaming giants Pandora and Spotify eating up the lion's share.Other tech companies began to dabble in music, too, with Google, Twitter an...
09:49 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Facebook Hacker Awarded $11,000 by Crowdsourced Campaign
The Palestinian hacker who broke into Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Timeline to call attention to a bug he discovered will get at least $11,000 as a reward — but not from Facebook, it will come fro...
09:19 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Just 31 of the Top 100 Brands Are on Tumblr
Tumblr, the popular microblog and new Yahoo plaything, still has a way to go to catch up with competing social networks in at least one key category: attracting top brandsJust 31 of Interbrand's top 1...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 'Nextdoor' Launches Android App to Connect Neighborhoods
Nextdoor, the social network designed specifically for neighborhoods, rolled out its Android app on WednesdayNextdoor users already generate more than 20% of the site's content using its iPhone app, w...
08:56 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Electric Car Folds in Half for Crowded City Streets
Engineers at the Graduate School for Green Transportation at KAIST in South Korea debuted a foldable electric car called the Armadillo-T. The two-seater car folds up after the driver and passenger lea...
08:41 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable NSA Illegally Collected Emails of Americans With No Terrorism Links
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper declassified documents Wednesday confirming that the National Security Agency illegally gathered up to 56,000 emails of Americans who had no ties to ter...
08:40 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable LEGO Mindstorms Ev3 Is 601 Pieces of Awesome
LEGO Mindstorms Ev3 is a product whose very existence in the consumer electronics universe seems impossible: It’s expensive, complex and extremely nerdy. Yet 15 years in and some 15,000 crowdsou...
08:36 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable News Corp. Will Create Exchange for Web Ads
News Corp., publisher of the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post and other newspapers around the world, plans to create a private exchange for selling ad space on its websites, breaking ties with t...
08:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable With Field Trip App, Google Glass Is a Virtual Tour Guide
Google's Field Trip app launched on Google Glass Wednesday.Field Trip, designed to help you learn more about the world around you, initially launched in September 2012. The app is already available fo...
07:55 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Comcast Threatens to Sue TorrentFreak for Copyright Infringement
Comcast has threatened to sue technology blog TorrentFreak for copyright infringement over the site's reporting of a case involving Prenda Law, an infamous copyright troll law firmThrough a brand prot...
07:50 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Carbyne Could Be the Strongest Element Known to Man
Diamonds have another challenger for the hardest element titleA team of scientists at Rice University in Houston worked out the mathematical formula behind carbyne, a specific arrangement of lowly car...
07:29 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Fake Instagram Update Adds a Snark Filter
Mr. Super Tagger and Miss Mirror Selfie rule Instagram. The unwritten rules of Instagramming (i.e.: no excessive hashtags) don't apply to them.But what if the app changed its unwritten rules to real p...
06:43 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 'XCOM: Enemy Within' Pits You Against Aliens
Good morning, Commander: Firaxis Games is releasing an expansion to the critically acclaimed strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown later this year.The expansion, XCOM: Enemy Within, adds new abilities, up...
06:43 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 'XCOM: Enemy Within' Pits You Against New Aliens
Good morning, Commander: Firaxis Games is releasing an expansion to the critically acclaimed strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown later this year.The expansion, XCOM: Enemy Within, adds new abilities, up...
06:22 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison
Bradley Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.Judge Col. Denise Lind announced the sentence around 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, almost three months after the beginning of the court martial and...
06:16 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Read George Takei's Fincredicle Inflatable Shark Review
George Takei is a man of many hats: actor, activist, social media superstar, spacecraft helmsman and just your average Amazon shopper. Apparently, Takei can add troll to that list tooInspired by Shark...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Spectacular Video Captures Northern Lights in Real Time
If you can't make it to Sweden to see the Northern Lights, the next best thing is a new video of the aurora lights compiled from thousands of hours of observations by videographer Chad Blakley.Blakley...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Gadget Catches Students Cheating With Their Phones
Teachers no longer have to rely on their eyes and internal instincts to catch cheating students.In an effort to help educators take back control of the classroom, Berkeley Varitronics Systems has unve...
06:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Audi App Turns Your iPhone Into a Robust User Manual
If you drive an Audi A1 or A3 but aren't particularly knowledgeable in the car department, Audi's got you covered.Using the German car company's newly updated eKurzinfo app (German for "short info"), ...
06:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 7 Hot Social Media Marketing Positions
Whether you're unemployed, underemployed or looking for something more challenging, the Mashable Job Board is full of listings that will help take your career to the next level.Since 2005, Mashable ha...
06:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Amid Uproar Over NSA, Malaysia Wants to Expand Its Spying Powers
The spying scandal roiling the National Security Agency in the U.S. may turn out to provide great air cover for other countries wanting to expand electronic surveillance.Take the Malaysian government....
06:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Samsung's Smart Watch Rumored to Come in Five Colors
Samsung's smart watch will come in four different colors at launch, with a fifth color coming a week later, SamMobile reports citing insider sourcesSamsung's wearable device, rumored to be called Gala...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Can a Donation Model Work for Streaming Music?
Digital music raked in $4 billion in revenue last year, with streaming giants Pandora and Spotify eating up the lion's share.Other tech companies began to dabble in music, too, with Google, Twitter an...
06:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 5 Facts You Didn't Know About Dinosaurs
Everyone knows that dinosaurs enslaved humanity for nearly 10,000 years before George Washington overthrew our scaly overlords in 1972. But did you know that old timey paleontologists used to have vic...
05:49 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Facebook Hacker Awarded $11,000 by Crowdsourced Campaign
The Palestinian hacker who broke into Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Timeline to call attention to a bug he discovered will get at least $11,000 as a reward — but not from Facebook, it will come fro...
05:45 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Google Reportedly in Talks With NFL to Show Games on YouTube
Will Americans tune into YouTube for Sunday football games in the next couple years? A recent report raises the possibility.AllThingsD reports that top execs from Google and YouTube met with the Natio...
05:27 pm -07 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable New iWatch Concept Sports Sleek Design
A team of designers and IT engineers are showing off their concept design for an iWatch amid much speculation about Apple's plans for a smart watch.Italian design team Ciccarese Design envisioned a mo...
05:26 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Netflix Adds 'My List' to Automatically Sort Your Queue
Netflix has tweaked its Instant Queue feature with My List, a new addition that automatically prioritizes movies and TV shows you might want to stream.The primary difference between Instant Queue and ...
05:12 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable NSA's Surveillance Scope 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....
05:07 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Why Board Games Are Losing the Battle to Virtual Gaming
Long gone are the days of gathering round the ol' Monopoly or Scrabble board for game night with the family. These days, gaming is limited to our smartphones and the hottest appsSEE ALSO: More Comics ...
05:03 pm -07 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Patrick Stewart Visits Twitter, Melts the Internet
Twitter made every geek's dream come true today with this Vine video featuring none other than Sir Patrick Stewart of Star Trek fame.Predictably, the Internet imploded upon hearing the news.Sir Patric...
04:53 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Benefit's Ballsy Mascara Ad Touts Nice "Packages"
Ballsy is the right word for Benefit Cosmetics' latest video campaign, which debuts Wednesday.The video, dubbed "Real Men Don't Fake It," features a host of male characters — some at the pool or...
04:40 pm -07 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Almost 50,000 BlackBerry Apps Come From One Developer
One developer has almost 50,000 apps in BlackBerry World out of BlackBerry's approximately 235,000 total apps. No, that's not a typo50,000.As first discovered by BerryReview, the Hong Kong-based devel...
04:40 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable LEGO Mindstorms Ev3 Is 601 Pieces of Awesome
LEGO Mindstorms Ev3 is a product whose very existence in the consumer electronics universe seems impossible: It’s expensive, complex and extremely nerdy. Yet 15 years in and some 15,000 crowdsou...
04:36 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable News Corp. Will Create Exchange for Web Ads
News Corp., publisher of the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post and other newspapers around the world, plans to create a private exchange for selling ad space on its websites, breaking ties with t...
04:30 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 15 Inspiring TED Talks for Freshman Year
You've selected your classes and shopped for your dorm room. You've bought some new clothes and packed your favorite things. The new semester is around the corner and you're as ready as you'll ever be...
04:02 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 8 Tech Etiquette Tips to Enforce in Your Office
The modern workplace is full of potential pitfalls, meaning you have to be on your toes to make, and maintain, the right impression with your co-workers and colleaguesIt's not just for the sake of pol...
04:00 pm -06 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Apple Stock Soars 22% Over the Summer
Apple's stock is up 22% since July 1 in anticipation of a Sept. 10 product launch.Statista's chart below compares the performance of Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft stock over the past two months....
04:00 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable With Field Trip App, Google Glass Is a Virtual Tour Guide
Google's Field Trip app launched on Google Glass Wednesday.Field Trip, designed to help you learn more about the world around you, initially launched in September 2012. The app is already available fo...
03:55 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Comcast Threatens to Sue TorrentFreak for Copyright Infringement
Comcast has threatened to sue technology blog TorrentFreak for copyright infringement over the site's reporting of a case involving Prenda Law, an infamous copyright troll law firmThrough a brand prot...
03:50 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Carbyne Could Be the Strongest Element Known to Man
Diamonds have another challenger for the hardest element titleA team of scientists at Rice University in Houston worked out the mathematical formula behind carbyne, a specific arrangement of lowly car...
03:30 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 13 Crazy Genius Rube Goldberg Machines
With the drop of a marble, fall of a domino and snap of a string, Rube Goldberg machines exhibit the wackiest chains of reactions.Famous American cartoonist Rube Goldberg became well-known for the el...
03:06 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Report: Vevo is Coming to Apple TV and Samsung's Smart TV
Music video provider Vevo has signed a deal with Apple and Samsung to come to Apple TV and Smart TV soon, The Wall Street Journal reports.Vevo has become available on Xbox 360, Roku and mobile devices...
03:06 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Report: Vevo Coming to Apple TV and Samsung Smart TV
Music video provider Vevo has signed a deal with Apple and Samsung to come to Apple TV and Smart TV soon, The Wall Street Journal reports.Vevo has become available on Xbox 360, Roku and mobile devices...
02:43 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 'XCOM: Enemy Within' Pits You Against New Aliens
Good morning, Commander: Firaxis Games is releasing an expansion to the critically acclaimed strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown later this year.The expansion, XCOM: Enemy Within, adds new abilities, up...
02:22 pm -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison
Bradley Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.Judge Col. Denise Lind announced the sentence around 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, almost three months after the beginning of the court martial and...
02:00 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable How to Back Up Your iPhone Photos
What's the worst part about breaking or losing your iPhone? When you lose all of your pictures with it, that's what. Hardware and cases can be replaced, but you can't reproduce those cherished photogr...
01:30 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 8 Summer Camps From Movies That Need to Exist
As summer comes to a close, kids return home from sleep-away camp, already counting down the moments until next yearWhether you returned from camp three weeks or three years ago, it's normal to long f...
01:01 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 65% of Shoppers Tap Social Media for the Perfect Gift
How did we ever shop for gifts before social media? Today's consumers have it easy — your wife, boyfriend, stepmother, teenager drop hints all year long via networks like Facebook and PinterestS...
12:46 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable The Inbox of Dorian Gray
Currently boasting an inbox of more than 3,000 unread emails? Don't worry. There's an easy way to wade through all that correspondenceJust ignore itSEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn the comic, below...
12:23 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg Aims to Bring Net Access to Everyone With Internet.org
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced the launch of Internet.org, an initiative to bring internet access to everyone on the planetCurrently, only 2.7 billion people have internet acce...
12:23 pm GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Zuckerberg Wants to Bring the Whole Planet Internet Access
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring Internet access to everyone. Late Tuesday he announced the launch of Internet.org, an initiative to bring Internet access to the two-thirds of t...
11:00 am +02 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Stop-Motion Beard Tricks Will Tickle Your Fancy
Meet Ben Garvin. No, more importantly, meet Ben Garvin's beard. It's the star of this showTitled "Magic Beard," the stop-motion YouTube video produced by Garvin and embedded above hit the web on Wedne...
11:00 am -07 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Audi App Turns Your iPhone Into a Robust User Manual
If you drive an Audi A1 or A3 but aren't particularly knowledgeable in the car department, Audi's got you covered.Using the German car company's newly updated eKurzinfo app (German for "short info"), ...
11:00 am -07 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Amid Uproar Over NSA, Malaysia Wants to Expand Its Spying Powers
The spying scandal roiling the National Security Agency in the U.S. may turn out to provide great air cover for other countries wanting to expand electronic surveillance.Take the Malaysian government....
10:00 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Need a Kidney? There's an App for That
You probably shop, pay bills and order pizza online, but you probably never thought of opening up your laptop to find a kidney. As strange a concept as that sounds, OrganJet's new web service provides...
09:00 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Stop-Motion Beard Tricks Will Tickle Your Fancy
Meet Ben Garvin. No, more importantly, meet Ben Garvin's beard. It's the star of this showTitled "Magic Beard," the stop-motion YouTube video produced by Garvin and embedded above hit the web on Wedne...
08:27 am +01 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Mercedes-Benz Tests Google Glass Integration
In-car navigation systems are invaluable ways to help you reach your destination. What if that same level of convenience helped you navigate after getting out of the car?Mercedes-Benz and Google are w...
08:23 am -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Zuckerberg Wants to Bring the Whole Planet Internet Access
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring Internet access to everyone. Late Tuesday he announced the launch of Internet.org, an initiative to bring Internet access to the two-thirds of t...
08:09 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Mobile Malware Rebounds and Keeps Growing, Report Says
After suffering a slight drop in the first three months of 2013, mobile malware has rebounded, with 18,000 new malware species detected, according to a new report (.PDF) by security firm McAfee.This n...
08:09 am +02 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Siri Has a Favorite College Football Team — Yes, Really
Oregon State headman Mike Riley has to be one of the most tech-savvy college football coaches around. Check out what he posted to Twitter on Tuesday morning: Ask #Siri who her favorite college footbal...
07:29 am +02 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Shoes Mean You'll Never Need to Buy Another Pair
Never worry about a broken heel or torn sole again. If your shoes start to fall apart, just print a new pair.Finnish designer Janne Kyttanen debuted a collection of wedge heels created entirely using ...
07:27 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Mercedes-Benz Tests Google Glass Integration
In-car navigation systems are invaluable ways to help you reach your destination. What if that same level of convenience helped you navigate after getting out of the car?Mercedes-Benz and Google are w...
07:01 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable How One Startup Is Fueling the Pop-Up Retail Revolution
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: Republic SpacesOne...
06:57 am +02 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable The 17 Types of Pickup Basketball Player
If you've ever played pickup basketball, you know the guys in this spot-on YouTube video all too wellThere's the dude with a million excuses for why he sucks — er, why he's "off today." There's ...
06:30 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable LG Goes Retro With its 70s-Style TV
Remember when TVs didn't have remote controls, and you actually had to walk over to manually change the channel or volume? No?Well, LG is giving us all a serious case of nostalgia with its newly launc...
06:22 am +02 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Social Media Project Monitors Keywords to Prevent Suicide
A Boston-based project is using predictive analysis technology to comb through social media posts in hopes of preventing suicide.The opt-in Durkheim Project combines search technology with predictive ...
06:10 am +02 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Backflipping Baseball Pitch Looks Completely Un-Hittable
You've got your fastball, you've got your slider, you've got your curveball and you've got your change-up. Now meet a whole new beast: the backflipping baseball pitchIs this the world's first? We're n...
06:09 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Siri Has a Favorite College Football Team — Yes, Really
Oregon State headman Mike Riley has to be one of the most tech-savvy college football coaches around. Check out what he posted to Twitter on Tuesday morning: Ask #Siri who her favorite college footbal...
05:57 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable NASA Astronaut Recruits Asked to Show Twitter Flair
Aspiring astronauts were asked to write a Twitter post, a limerick or a haiku as part of their NASA applications. Here’s a winning entry from Victor Glover, 37, a U.S. Navy pilot and one of the ...
05:29 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Shoes Mean You'll Never Need to Buy Another Pair
Never worry about a broken heel or torn sole again. If your shoes start to fall apart, just print a new pair.Finnish designer Janne Kyttanen debuted a collection of wedge heels created entirely using ...
05:17 am +02 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable EA Now Offers Refunds for Digital Downloads Through Origin
EA is now offering refunds for digital downloads of games through its Origin service. Consumers can return games with which they aren't satisfied for seven days after purchase.That window shortens to ...
05:00 am -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Stop-Motion Beard Tricks Will Tickle Your Fancy
Meet Ben Garvin. No, more importantly, meet Ben Garvin's beard. It's the star of this showTitled "Magic Beard," the stop-motion YouTube video produced by Garvin and embedded above hit the web on Wedne...
04:57 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable The 17 Types of Pickup Basketball Player
If you've ever played pickup basketball, you know the guys in this spot-on YouTube video all too wellThere's the dude with a million excuses for why he sucks — er, why he's "off today." There's ...
04:22 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Social Media Project Monitors Keywords to Prevent Suicide
A Boston-based project is using predictive analysis technology to comb through social media posts in hopes of preventing suicide.The opt-in Durkheim Project combines search technology with predictive ...
04:10 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Backflipping Baseball Pitch Looks Completely Un-Hittable
You've got your fastball, you've got your slider, you've got your curveball and you've got your change-up. Now meet a whole new beast: the backflipping baseball pitchIs this the world's first? We're n...
04:09 am -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Mobile Malware Rebounds and Keeps Growing, Report Says
After decreasing slightly in the first three months of this year, mobile malware has rebounded, with 17,000 new Android malware species detected in the second quarter of 2013, according to a new repor...
03:40 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Is the Brain Project the Apollo of Our Time?
This spring, President Obama announced what could be this generation's defining national science effort — an ambitious mission to map the human brain. In its size and scope, the project could cl...
03:17 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable EA Now Offers Refunds for Digital Downloads Through Origin
EA is now offering refunds for digital downloads of games through its Origin service. Consumers can return games with which they aren't satisfied for seven days after purchase.That window shortens to ...
03:02 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Minecraft and 32 Other Games to Launch With PS4
There will be 33 PlayStation 4 games available between when the console launches Nov. 15 and the end of 2013, Sony announced Tuesday.More than half of those games will be digital downloads, many of wh...
02:44 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Internet Salutes New Lego World Record
Lego nerds rejoice, you have a new shrine at which to worshipA 112-foot 11.75-inch Lego tower, completed on Monday, just set a new Guinness World Record for the tallest structure built with interlocki...
02:29 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 13 Questions You'll Have After Watching Avril Lavigne's 'Rock N Roll'
Avril Lavigne released a music video for her new single "Rock N Roll" Tuesday, and it is chock full of WTF moments we're still trying to figure out.Set in a strange dystopian land full of shark attack...
02:09 am -04 - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Siri Has a Favorite College Football Team — Yes, Really
Oregon State headman Mike Riley has to be one of the most tech-savvy college football coaches around. Check out what he posted to Twitter on Tuesday morning: Ask #Siri who her favorite college footbal...
02:05 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable The Inspiring Story of a Man With No Vision, but a Big Voice
Once upon a time, Pete Gustin dreamed of becoming a voiceover artist. But at age 8, he was diagnosed with macular degeneration, a medical condition that results in loss of vision, turning him legally ...
01:51 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable 'New York Times,' 'DailyCandy' Bring Film Festivals to the Web
Film festivals are going omnichannel: This week, both The New York Times and NBCUniversal's DailyCandy announced that they will be hosting events to premiere a string of films, which will also be avai...
12:59 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Nickelodeon Star Comes Out on YouTube: 'I'm Gay'
The actor who plays Fred Figglehorn — who rose to fame as a boy on YouTube in 2008 before starring in a movie and Nickelodeon show — revealed his sexual orientation in a YouTube video on T...
12:56 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Vine Tops 40 Million Users
Instagram hasn't hurt Vine's user growth much, if the latest numbers from the 6-second video sharing app are any indication.Vine revealed in a tweet Tuesday that it now has more than 40 million regist...
12:50 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Inside the Spacesuit: 10 Rare Views of a NASA Icon
The spacesuit is the unsung hero of the space industry. It doesn't boast the massive thrust of a rocket, nor does it have the panache of a lunar lander. But the spacesuit is a marvel. It's a mini-spac...
12:30 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing
Crime novelist and screenwriter Elmore Leonard passed away on Tuesday at age 87.During his 60-year career, Leonard wrote nearly 50 novels, 26 of which were adapted for television or movies. Films like...
12:21 am GMT - Wed, August 21, 2013
Mashable Coke's All-Digital 'Ahh' Campaign Prompts 4 Million Visits
About six months ago, Coca-Cola embarked on its first all-digital campaign. How did it go?Coke appears happy with the results. Some 4 million consumers have visited the 40 websites affiliated with the...
11:54 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Did 'Where's My Water 2' Just Leak on Twitter?
A Disney Mobile game developer just sneakily hinted at Where's My Water 2 on Twitter.Tim FitzRandolph posted a innocuous tweet on Tuesday, which featured a photo of a tray of cookies decorated with th...
11:31 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 17.4% of Global Web Traffic Comes Through Mobile
People around the globe are accessing the web via their smartphones more often than ever. So far in 2013, 17.4% of web traffic has come through mobile, representing more than a 6% increase since 2012 ...
11:30 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Facebook Levels Playing Field for Android, iOS Developers
Facebook announced an update on Tuesday to its software developer kit (SDK) for Android that lets app users share to Facebook without having to log in to the network. Developers can now add a line of ...
11:23 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Taylor Swift Mocks Kanye West's 2009 VMAs Interruption
MTV's Video Music Awards telecast airs Sunday, but singer-songwriter Taylor Swift evidently can't stop thinking about 2009's VMAs shindig, when rapper Kanye West famously stole the microphone during h...
11:20 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Apple Ad Campaign Highlights iPad Apps You've Never Heard Of
If you don't recognize some of the apps in Apple's latest iPad ad campaign, you're probably not alone.Earlier this month, Apple's ad agency TBWA\Media Arts Lab started placing outdoor ads around the c...
11:18 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 'Mad Men' And '30 Rock' Become One in 'Mad Rock' Tumblr
If you're a huge fan of both 30 Rock and Mad Men, then you loved watching Liz Lemon court Don Draper (a.k.a. Jon Hamm). We'll wager, however, that you'd never expected that these two worlds would come...
11:11 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable YouTube's Mobile Apps Get a Makeover
Wish you could watch a video on YouTube while searching for another one? Today is your lucky day.The popular video-sharing site launched a new version of its apps for iOS and Android on Tuesday, addin...
11:01 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Facebook Page 'Shames' University's Revolting Dorm Rooms
Mushrooms growing from the ceiling, feces in a stairwell and dilapidated buildings.These are the latest posts to a Facebook pages showing grossly-substandard conditions at a major university's living ...
11:01 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Facebook Page Shames University's Revolting Dorm Rooms
Mushrooms growing from the ceiling, feces in a stairwell and dilapidated buildings.These are the latest posts to a Facebook pages showing grossly-substandard conditions at a major university's living ...
10:44 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Internet Salutes New Lego World Record
Lego nerds rejoice, you have a new shrine at which to worshipA 112-foot 11.75-inch Lego tower, completed on Monday, just set a new Guinness World Record for the tallest structure built with interlocki...
10:38 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Google+ Adds Embedded Translation Technology
You won't need Rosetta Stone — or even the Google Translate tool — to navigate your Google+ account anymoreGoogle announced a new built-in translation feature on Monday that allows users t...
10:34 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable PlayStation 4 Coming Nov. 15 in North America
The next-generation PlayStation 4 will go on sale on Nov 15. in North America, Sony announced at its Gamescom press conference Tuesday. It will go on sale on Nov. 29 in Europe.The PlayStation 4 will c...
10:33 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Top Dog: BarkBox's Mission to Reinvent the Pet Industry
You get monthly shipments of beauty product, razors and healthy snacks, so why should Fido be left out of all the fun? Answer: He shouldn't.Matt Meeker, Carly Strife and Henrik Werdelin founded ecomme...
10:29 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 5 Amazing Facts About Tonight's Blue Moon
When the full moon rises on Tuesday night, it will technically be a Blue Moon, but not for the reason you might think.The Blue Moon on Aug. 20 is not the second full moon of August, but actually gets ...
10:19 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Sony Drops PlayStation Vita Price to $199
Sony has announced a $50 price drop for its handheld PlayStation Vita, making the Wi-Fi version of the console $199.The company also announced during its Gamescom press conference Tuesday a "significa...
10:18 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Proof Dick Van Dyke Still Has a Sense of Humor
Dick Van Dyke is selling his used Jaguar for "real cheap."The 87-year-old actor and comedian displayed an unflinching sense of humor on Monday when he used Twitter to joke about selling his car, which...
10:12 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable PlayStation 4 Adds 1-Click Game Streaming Through Twitch
PlayStation 4 users will be able to stream to Twitch, the biggest game livestreaming network, with one button press, Sony announced Tuesday.The PlayStation 4's "Share" button, located on the DualShock...
10:06 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Is This Killer Squirrel Movie the Next 'Sharknado'?
If shark tornados weren't enough to haunt your nightmares, maybe rabid, face-eating squirrels will do the trickTimur Bekmambetov, who directed movies like Wanted and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, i...
10:05 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable The Inspiring Story of a Man With No Vision, but a Big Voice
Once upon a time, Pete Gustin dreamed of becoming a voiceover artist. But at age 8, he was diagnosed with macular degeneration, a medical condition that results in loss of vision, turning him legally ...
09:47 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Twitter OAuth: Everything You Need to Know
A hacker allegedly leaked the login information of 15,000 Twitter accounts Tuesday, but not by obtaining the passwords. Instead, the hacker reportedly accessed the tokens from third-party accounts.Imm...
09:44 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable GymPact's Mission to Motivate Reaches Beyond the Gym
The concept of GymPact is simple: Bet actual money on how often you'll work out, against others in the GymPact community, and the negative motivation of losing money will get your butt out of bed, or ...
09:38 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Shocking Vine Video Captures Truck Flying Over Guardrail
In what looks like a Hollywood chase scene, a recently-posted Vine video shows a pickup truck with a lawnmower in tow flying over the guardrail of an elevated highwayVine user Alexandria Stack posted ...
09:07 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Google Adds Waze's Crowdsourced Traffic Data to Apps
Google Maps is already using data from its newly-acquired mapping service Waze to give users access to crowdsourced traffic reports and satellite imagery.Just two months after Google bought Waze for a...
08:59 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Nickelodeon Star Comes Out on YouTube: 'I'm Gay'
The actor who plays Fred Figglehorn — who rose to fame as a boy on YouTube in 2008 before starring in a movie and Nickelodeon show — revealed his sexual orientation in a YouTube video on T...
08:56 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Vine Tops 40 Million Users
Instagram hasn't hurt Vine's user growth much, if the latest numbers from the 6-second video sharing app are any indication.Vine revealed in a tweet Tuesday that it now has more than 40 million regist...
08:51 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Facebook: We Failed Timeline Hacker
After a frustrated Palestinian hacker broke into Mark Zuckerberg's Timeline to report a bug, Facebook acknowledged today that they shouldn't have ignored him. But, despite Facebook's mea culpa, the ha...
08:35 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 'N Sync to Reunite at VMAs: A History in GIFs
Break out your '90s orange puffy vest and get your frosted tips re-bleached, 'cause 'N Sync is reuniting for a performance at this year's MTV VMAs according to the New York Post.The iconic b...
08:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing
Crime novelist and screenwriter Elmore Leonard passed away on Tuesday at age 87.During his 60-year career, Leonard wrote nearly 50 novels, 26 of which were adapted for television or movies. Films like...
08:25 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Alexis Ohanian Leaks First Excerpt of His Book on Reddit
Reddit's Alexis Ohanian released an excerpt of his first book on the social news website he co-founded on Tuesday.The book, Without Their Permission, focuses on entrepreneurship in the Internet ageOha...
08:21 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Coke's All-Digital 'Ahh' Campaign Prompts 4 Million Visits
About six months ago, Coca-Cola embarked on its first all-digital campaign. How did it go?Coke appears happy with the results. Some 4 million consumers have visited the 40 websites affiliated with the...
08:19 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Conde Nast Begins Outsourcing Subscriptions to Amazon
Conde Nast, which has long sold magazine subscriptions on its website, is starting to outsource subscription fulfillment to Amazon.On Tuesday, the publisher announced that Amazon will now handle sales...
08:10 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable What Would Jesus Text? Smartphones Are Changing How We Worship
Temple Runner. Pitfall Harry. Mighty EagleJesus. There are plenty of recognizable figures in the digital universe. And if recent trends are any indication, religious icons may soon edge into the spot...
07:40 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable The Man Who Drew Up Sony’s Next Game Plan
Mark Cerny’s soft voice and youthful looks belie the position of power he holds in the video-game industry. The 49-year-old Californian is the lead architect of Sony’s PlayStation 4, the c...
07:40 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Cool Video Shows Nebula Expanding Over 12 Years
When a supernova explodes and parts of the stars rush through space at 3 million miles per hour, you get an expanded nebula — and the chance to make a fabulous videoAstrophotographer Adam Block ...
07:40 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Dazzling Video Shows Nebula Expanding Over 12 Years
When a supernova explodes and parts of the stars rush through space at 3 million miles per hour, you get an expanded nebula — and the chance to make a fabulous videoAstrophotographer Adam Block ...
07:40 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Pentagon Weighs Enlarging Nuclear Surveillance Program
The Defense Department is mulling an expansion of a system that essentially eavesdrops on the environment for indications of foreign nuclear tests. The Air Force Technical Applications Center's atomi...
07:40 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Back-to-School Brain Foods
The brains of students on their way back to school benefit from the chemicals found in certain foods. The Earth provides many tasty treats for students, but don't leave these foods behind in the schoo...
07:40 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable TV Opening Credits Reimagined for a Tech-Obsessed World
During our day-to-day lives, we spend an enormous amount of time checking our smartphones and tablets. Technology has such a constant presence in our lives that it seems almost unrealistic to see tele...
07:31 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 17.4% of Global Web Traffic Comes Through Mobile
People around the globe are accessing the web via their smartphones more often than ever. So far in 2013, 17.4% of web traffic has come through mobile, representing more than a 6% increase since 2012 ...
07:12 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Prankster Drops iMacs in Front of Horrified Mall Shoppers
The surest way to frighten gadget-lovers is to act like a klutz and shatter pricey iMacs. The goosebump-inducing sound of glass crumbling into millions of tiny pieces will turn heads in secondsThe pra...
07:06 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 15 Photos That Will Color Your World
For this week's round of the Mashable Photo Challenge, we asked you to show us your most colorful photos. We saw neon umbrellas, fruit and veggie medleys, bright buildings, colorful carnival rides and...
07:06 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 15 Photos That Pop With Color
For this week's round of the Mashable Photo Challenge, we asked you to show us your most colorful photos. We saw neon umbrellas, fruit and veggie medleys, bright buildings, colorful carnival rides and...
07:00 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Not for Sale Until 2014
Google Glass won't be available for purchase until 2014, according to a new report.Although Google began seeding early versions of Glass to developers in April, it kept the release date of the real pr...
06:44 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Hearst Lays Off Top Digital Editors
Top editors in Hearst's digital division will be laid off today, a source familiar with the company's plans told Mashable.Amina Akhtar, editor of Elle.com, and Abby Gardner, digital director of Cosmop...
06:21 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Barnes & Noble's Nook Sales Tank 20%, But More Nooks Are Coming
The bad news keeps coming for Barnes & Noble's digital business, but the company appears to be doubling down on the Nook regardless.Barnes & Noble revealed Tuesday that its first quarter sales...
06:16 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Hacker Leaks Details of 15,000 Twitter Accounts
An Islamist hacker says he gained access to "the entire database of users on Twitter" and has already leaked the login details of more then 15,000 accounts online.A hacker under the name Mauritania At...
06:16 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Twitter: No Accounts Compromised in Leak
A hacker says he gained access to "the entire database of users on Twitter" and has already leaked the login details of more then 15,000 accounts online.A hacker under the name Mauritania Attacker, wh...
06:16 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Twitter: No Accounts Compromised in Major Leak
A hacker says he gained access to "the entire database of users on Twitter" and has already leaked the account details of more then 15,000 accounts online.A hacker under the name Mauritania Attacker &...
06:00 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable The 5 Best Android Phones
It's a brave new world out there for Android users. The list of capable smartphones powered by Google's mobile operating system grows every season.With Apple falling to the second spot of top operatin...
05:34 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Xbox One Will Launch With Battlefield 4 and 22 More Games
Microsoft announced the lineup of titles on Tuesday that will be available at the launch of its next-generation console, the Xbox OneThe lineup includes 23 hotly anticipated titles including "Battlefi...
05:23 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Apple Hires Nike FuelBand Consultant Jay Blahnik
Fueling more speculation about a wearable computing device, Apple has hired Jay Blahnik, a fitness consultant who worked on Nike's FuelBand.Blahnik confirmed the hire via Twitter, according to 9to5Mac...
05:13 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Gear Rumors 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 storiesS...
05:01 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Netflix Brags About 14 Emmy Nominations in New Teaser
With the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards just a month away, Netflix doesn't want you to forget it made Emmy history this year. For the first time ever, the television academy nominated an original series h...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 14 Signs You Spend Too Much Time on the Internet
The Internet is a wonderful place filled with mischievous cats and twerking baby GIFs, so we can understand why you might never want to leaveAs you log more hours online, you might notice subtle chang...
04:25 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Alexis Ohanian Leaks First Excerpt of His Book on Reddit
Reddit's Alexis Ohanian released an excerpt of his first book on the social news website he co-founded on Tuesday.The book, Without Their Permission, focuses on entrepreneurship in the Internet ageOha...
04:19 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Conde Nast Begins Outsourcing Subscriptions to Amazon
Conde Nast, which has long sold magazine subscriptions on its website, is starting to outsource subscription fulfillment to Amazon.On Tuesday, the publisher announced that Amazon will now handle sales...
04:01 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Tesco’s Blinkbox Duels Netflix and Amazon in the UK
As it expands abroad, the world's largest subscription video service, Netflix Inc., has yet to make a profit from its international operations. And now, British retailer Tesco Plc wants to make Netfli...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Revealed: The Origins of 15 of Your Favorite GIFs
Good luck trying to figure out where your favorite GIFs originated.Whoever created the original video usually isn't the same person who GIF-ed it. And people rarely include proper attribution, so they...
03:00 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Garmin Takes On GoPro With the VIRB Waterproof Action Camera
If you think "action sports camera," the first brand that probably comes to mind is GoPro. But Garmin is looking to change that. The company, synonymous with GPS navigation and technology that takes a...
02:44 pm -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Hearst Lays Off Top Digital Editors
Top editors in Hearst's digital division will be laid off today, a source familiar with the company's plans told Mashable.Amina Akhtar, editor of Elle.com, and Abby Gardner, digital director of Cosmop...
02:41 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Virtually Hike Through the Swiss Alps While Exercising With This App
Working out can be incredibly monotonous, especially if you're aimlessly pounding away on your gym's treadmill or ellipticalExercise app BitGym aims to liven up workout routines by allowing users to s...
02:01 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Developers Can Self-Publish to Xbox One via Microsoft's Indie Program
Microsoft announced the details of its own self-publishing platform for the Xbox One Tuesday, which will allow developers accepted into the program to make their games available more easily than befor...
02:01 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable As Tide of Indie Games Grows, Microsoft Opens Self-Publishing
Microsoft announced the details of its own self-publishing platform for the Xbox One Tuesday, which will allow developers accepted into the program to make their games available more easily than befor...
02:00 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 9 Dependable Destinations for Online Tutoring
With back-to-school season in full swing, you've probably already started thinking about what you or your children will actually learn this year.Returning to the classroom can feel like the World Seri...
01:25 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Scooby-Doo Gang Battles Zombies in Spooky Photo Series
Protect your noggin because the Scooby-Doo gang wants a bite of your brain.Photographer Jeff Zoet has reimagined the classic animated series, pitting the supernatural investigators against villains mu...
01:04 pm GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable How to Sync Your Android Contacts to New Devices
If you're updating to a new phone, transferring contacts will likely be the first thing on your list of to-dos. Thankfully, with the help of a Google account, syncing Android contacts is a cinch.See a...
10:55 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Tesla Model S Gets Top Safety Rating
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded Tesla's Model S a 5-star safety rating, with the electric sedan smashing a few records in the processAccording to Tesla Motors, T...
10:27 am +10 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 27 Lady Gaga 'Applause' GIFs That Belong in a Museum
Lady Gaga's artsy "Applause" music video premiered Monday on Good Morning America, and nearly every scene looks as though it should be printed, framed and mounted as art.Primarily shrouded in black an...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Sony's Rumored Lens Makes Your Phone a High-Quality Camera
If rumors of Sony's new DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 lenses are true, you'll soon be able to snap even higher-quality photos with your smartphone.According to SonyAlphaRumors, the lenses have built in senso...
09:25 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Scooby-Doo Gang Battles Zombies in Spooky Photo Series
Protect your noggin because the Scooby-Doo gang wants a bite of your brain.Photographer Jeff Zoet has reimagined the classic animated series, pitting the supernatural investigators against villains mu...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Can Wearable Tech Improve the Music Festival Experience?
ClearHart Digital — the company behind the KillSwitch app that banishes ex-loves from your Facebook feed — is bringing its ethos to the outdoor music festival.The company, along with partn...
08:01 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable PriceGrabber Acquires Fashion App Snapette
PriceGrabber, a price-comparison shopping site, has acquired two-year-old shopping app Snapette for an undisclosed amount.Snapette is designed to connect iPhone and Android owners with fashion merchan...
07:40 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Could This Gadget Change Action Sports Forever?
Go for a jog, and RunKeeper tracks your progress. Go for a bike ride, and a range of cycling apps can help maximize your workout. Take that skateboard or surfboard out for a spin, however, and solid d...
07:02 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Coca-Cola Celebrates Movement in Cheery New Ad
Coca-Cola has been focusing its energy on advertising that promotes healthy living and attempts to combat obesity. Now, it has hired Nexus Productions' Johnny Kelly — director of Chipotle's "Bac...
06:38 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Prince Features 'Chappelle's Show' Artwork for Latest Single
Game: Blouses.A week after rejoining Twitter, legendary musician Prince tweeted out the brilliant artwork to his latest single, "Breakfast Can Wait": Dave Chappelle dressed as Prince from Chappelle's ...
06:27 am +10 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 27 Lady Gaga 'Applause' GIFs That Belong in a Museum
Lady Gaga's artsy "Applause" music video premiered Monday on Good Morning America, and nearly every scene looks as though it should be printed, framed and mounted as art.Primarily shrouded in black an...
05:59 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Illustrated Video Explains the Big Bang Theory in 5 Minutes
Science, religion, the Big Bang theory: These are some of the toughest topics to fully grasp — let alone explain — in simple termsAstrophysicists spend their entire careers studying how th...
05:28 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Grumpy Cat Gives Australian Anchor Case of the Giggles
Grumpy Cat has gone down under, and she's disgruntled as ever.The famous feline appeared on the Today morning show in Australia, giving the silent treatment instead of answering questionsToday ho...
04:50 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Obamas Announce New Puppy on Twitter
America has a new First Puppy.In an official tweet Monday evening, the White House announced the Obamas have a new puppy and playmate for Bo. Meet Sunny, a one-year-old female Portuguese Water Dog.The...
04:40 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable NBA Star Drives Armored Truck to Wage War on 'Haters'
NBA star J.R. Smith's latest giggle-inducing antic? Enlisting an armored military vehicle — the same one driven by The Rock in Fast Five, no less — to tool about New York CitySmith was rep...
04:34 am +10 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Tag Shuts Down as QR Codes Struggle
On Monday, Microsoft announced that will shut down Microsoft Tag service after three years.Microsoft Tag launched in 2010 as a colorful alternative to the QR code. Anyone could create a unique 2D barc...
04:26 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Releases Cryptic 'Stranger' Teaser
A black-and-white teaser video for filmmaker J.J. Abrams' mysterious project, "Stranger," opened the rumor floodgates. After his production company Bad Robot released the YouTube clip, which has a bla...
04:16 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 52 Songs That Are a Work of Art
Lady Gaga premiered "Applause" Monday, the first single off of her fourth studio album, ARTPOP, due out in November. With an artsy music video, Lady Gaga heightens the connection between music and mus...
04:01 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable PriceGrabber Acquires Fashion App Snapette
PriceGrabber, a price-comparison shopping site, has acquired two-year-old shopping app Snapette for an undisclosed amount.Snapette is designed to connect iPhone and Android owners with fashion merchan...
03:26 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable UK Government Destroys 'Guardian' Hard Drives Over Snowden Story
British government officials ordered the destruction of hard drives at the Guardian offices in London that purportedly contained information relating to NSA leaker Edward Snowden, Guardian editor Alan...
03:02 am -04 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Coca-Cola Celebrates Movement in Cheery New Ad
Coca-Cola has been focusing its energy on advertising that promotes healthy living and attempts to combat obesity. Now, it has hired Nexus Productions' Johnny Kelly — director of Chipotle's "Bac...
02:44 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Google Automatically Encrypts Cloud Storage Data
Google will now auto-encrypt data for its paid cloud storage service, possibly in response to public wariness over NSA snooping.Before data is even written to disk, Google Cloud Storage will automatic...
02:07 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 'Mean Girls' Mashed Up With 'Book of Mormon' Is So Fetch
As far as Mean Girls fans are concerned, "The Burn Book" is the scrapbook to rule them allSo, when YouTube user CararoseDP99 created this incredible version of "Hello!" from Broadway musical The Book ...
01:32 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Good vs. Gold: What the iPhone 5S Rumors Say About Apple's Future
For those keeping score, we now have two major rumors about the iPhone 5S, the phone that Apple seems all but certain to launch on Sept. 10 alongside a cheaper model, the iPhone 5c. And it just so hap...
01:13 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 12 Serious Hair Styling Tips From John Stamos
John Stamos turned the big 5-0 Monday — and the years have treated him well. He's even more smokin' now than during his stint as America's favorite uncle on Full House.While the actor has played...
12:59 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Saints Row IV Makes Its Own Rules
Saints Row IV is the video game equivalent of an action movie. It's not a summer blockbuster like Pacific Rim or Avatar, in which everyday people rise to the rank of hero. It's more analogous to such ...
12:58 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Report: LeBron's Police Escort Investigated After Instagram Video
LeBron James pulled a big-time social media humblebrag this weekend when he posted an Instagram video of himself getting a police escort to Jay Z and Justin Timberlake's concert in MiamiBut the post w...
12:28 am -05 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Grumpy Cat Gives Australian Anchor Case of the Giggles
Grumpy Cat has gone down under, and she's disgruntled as ever.The famous feline appeared on the Today morning show in Australia, giving the silent treatment instead of answering questionsToday ho...
12:28 am +01 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Amazon.com Is Back Up After Rare Outage
Update (3:38 p.m. ET): Amazon is back online after suffering a rare outage for the better part of an hour on Monday afternoon.Earlier: Amazon.com appears to be suffering from a rare outage — at ...
12:27 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 27 Lady Gaga 'Applause' GIFs That Belong in a Museum
Lady Gaga's artsy "Applause" music video premiered Monday on Good Morning America, and nearly every scene looks as though it should be printed, framed and mounted as art.Primarily shrouded in black an...
12:27 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Deodorant: Not Just for Armpits Anymore
Talk about a way to start your day: An 11-year-old boy named Quinn Sheeran has developed an incredible life hack raising the ceiling on expectations for a stick of anti-perspirant. He wired Old Spice ...
12:27 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Genius Invention Makes Deodorant Play 'Rocky' Theme Song
Talk about a way to start your day: An 11-year-old boy named Quinn Sheeran has developed an incredible life hack raising the ceiling on expectations for a stick of anti-perspirant. He wired Old Spice ...
12:18 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable How Footprint Recognition Software Can Revolutionize Zoology
New software can now ID an animal's gender and age based just on a picture of a footprint.This is how it works: Key elements uniquely identifying a footprint are marked on an image, as shown above wit...
12:17 am +01 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable GoDaddy Buys Locu, a Local Merchant Discovery Firm
GoDaddy has purchased Locu, a startup launched by a few MIT graduates that helps small businesses get more visibility on the web, Locu announced on Monday.Formed in 2011, Locu fetched $70 million acco...
12:10 am GMT - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable 'Minecraft' Meets Disney in 'Disney Infinity' — and It's Awesome
Simply put, Disney Infinity is Minecraft meets Skylanders meets Disney and Pixar characters. But that's only partially true. At its heart, Disney Infinity is the result of combining old-school toy pla...
12:08 am +01 - Tue, August 20, 2013
Mashable Research Reveals How Kids Learn From 'Sex-Saturated' Online Culture
Is YouTube America's new sex-ed teacher? It's starting to look that wayNew research from author and clinical psychologist Catherine Steiner-Adair has found many teens are turning to Internet videos to...
11:33 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Apple Rumored to Launch 2 New iPhones in September
Sitting tight for a new iPhone launch before upgrading? You might have only three weeks left to wait.The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple will start shipping both high- and low-end iPhone models...
11:28 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Amazon.com Is Back Up After Rare Outage
Update (3:38 p.m. ET): Amazon is back online after suffering a rare outage for the better part of an hour on Monday afternoon.Earlier: Amazon.com appears to be suffering from a rare outage — at ...
11:20 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Twitter Provides Context With Related Headlines Feature
Twitter is great for breaking news or for grabbing a public comment from a celebrity. It's not always as thorough in providing contextThe micro-blogging network is trying to change that with an update...
11:17 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable GoDaddy Buys Locu, a Local Merchant Discovery Firm
GoDaddy has purchased Locu, a startup launched by a few MIT graduates that helps small businesses get more visibility on the web, Locu announced on Monday.Formed in 2011, Locu fetched $70 million acco...
11:17 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable NFL Reporter Takes a Football to the Face
War correspondents aren't the only ones who put themselves in the line of fire to bring news to people, as Fox NFL sideline reporter Pam Oliver learned the hard way on Sunday nightOliver was in her us...
11:08 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Research Reveals How Kids Learn From 'Sex-Saturated' Online Culture
Is YouTube America's new sex-ed teacher? It's starting to look that wayNew research from author and clinical psychologist Catherine Steiner-Adair has found many teens are turning to Internet videos to...
10:45 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable HTC One Mini Launches on AT&T This Friday
If you've been holding out for a smaller version of the HTC One flagship smartphone, the wait will soon be over. AT&T will welcome the new scaled-down HTC One Mini phone on Friday.The HTC One Mini...
10:39 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Watch the Sun Shift as Luminous Gas Breaks Away
A combination of factors caused this beautiful solar prominence, an eruption of hydrogen gas, that NASA recorded in ultraviolet lightThe sun has a strong but uneven magnetic field. The stronger magnet...
10:26 pm -05 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable UK Government Destroys 'Guardian' Hard Drives Over Snowden Story
British government officials ordered the destruction of hard drives at the Guardian offices in London that purportedly contained information relating to NSA leaker Edward Snowden, Guardian editor Alan...
10:13 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Ubuntu Edge May Have Just Set the Crowdfunding Record
You had a good run, Pebble Watch, but there's a new sheriff in town. At least for the next three daysCrowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced on Friday that the site's Ubuntu Edge campaign has set th...
09:39 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Upgrade Your Digital Marketing Strategy With #Mashies Twitter Chat
Digital marketing is a field that's constantly evolving. With each new social platform, mobile device or website redesign, a brand's strategy for reaching new audiences while engaging current ones cha...
09:19 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Barnes & Noble: When Great Isn’t Good Enough
Flailing. That’s the only way I can describe what Barnes & Noble is currently doing. It’s slashing prices on all its reader and tablet models and just this morning introduced a new vid...
09:13 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 12 Serious Hair Styling Tips From John Stamos
John Stamos turned the big 5-0 Monday — and the years have treated him well. He's even more smokin' now than during his stint as America's favorite uncle on Full House.While the actor has played...
09:06 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 'Hot Dogs or Legs?' Tumblr Points Out Tasty Resemblance
You've probably seen them before. Tan legs peeking out on Instagram from a pool or beach, a pose that simultaneously humble-brags that your legs are tan and on the beach. But have you ever noticed how...
08:40 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Meet the First Mashable Reads Author, Adelle Waldman
Two weeks ago, we announced the start of a new social book club, Mashable Reads — and we were blown away by your positive reception and excitementIn addition to picking a book each month to read...
08:35 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable What's the Best Way to Communicate With Your Users?
Sam asks, What are the best messaging platforms to communicate with users?Like many questions, this one can be answered rather easily, with: "It depends." Every startup's product is different, every m...
08:27 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 27 Lady Gaga 'Applause' GIFs That Belong in a Museum
Lady Gaga's artsy "Applause" music video premiered Monday on Good Morning America, and nearly every scene looks as though it should be printed, framed and mounted as art.Primarily shrouded in black an...
08:14 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 3 Ways to Be a Better Manager
It was only when I started reporting to a new boss that I realized I was a pretty terrible manager.When my former boss resigned, my team and I were shifted under a new department in the company. And a...
08:05 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 30 Ways Google Glass Can Innovate the Classroom
Google Glass has huge potential to innovate many industries, but many believe it could truly flourish as a learning tool in the classroomThe high-tech specs have much to offer the sphere of education,...
07:56 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Next Amazon Kindle Fire HD Specs May Include 2560 x 1600 Display
With the newly announced Google Nexus 7 and rumored Retina Display iPad Mini, it looks like Amazon may be stepping up its game. An allegedly leaked set of benchmark results for an unreleased Kindle Fi...
07:27 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Twitter Hires Google Exec to Lead Entertainment Ad Sales
Twitter rolled out new ad and analytics products for TV advertisers this summer — and now, the company has a new leader to sell them.Twitter revealed on Monday that Jennifer Price, Google's form...
07:17 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable NFL Reporter Takes a Football to the Face
War correspondents aren't the only ones who put themselves in the line of fire to bring news to people, as Fox NFL sideline reporter Pam Oliver learned the hard way on Sunday nightOliver was in her us...
07:16 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Report: Samsung's 12-Inch Tablet Coming in October
News out of Korea suggests Samsung will launch its widely publicized 12-inch tablet with a hi-res display in October.Citing unnamed industry sources, The Korean Economic Daily reports that the tablet ...
07:14 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
Got a case of the Mondays? Don't worry — this overprotective cat will make you crack a smile (and remind you to keep your arms off the window ledge)See also: Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes ...
07:09 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Zillow Buys StreetEasy for $50 Million to Boost NYC Presence
Zillow will purchase StreetEasy, a leading New York City real estate site, for $50 million, the company announced Monday. The deal should help Zillow to increase its presence in what may be the most c...
07:08 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Research Reveals How Kids Learn From 'Sex-Saturated' Online Culture
Is YouTube America's new sex-ed teacher? It's starting to look that wayNew research from author and clinical psychologist Catherine Steiner-Adair has found many teens are turning to Internet videos to...
07:07 pm -07 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 'Mean Girls' Mashed Up With 'Book of Mormon' Is So Fetch
As far as Mean Girls fans are concerned, "The Burn Book" is the scrapbook to rule them allSo, when YouTube user CararoseDP99 created this incredible version of "Hello!" from Broadway musical The Book ...
06:59 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Groupon Offers a Cut to Publishers Running Ads for Deals
Publishers looking to make some extra cash can now work with Groupon directly to run ads for dealsGroupon opened up its Groupon Partner Network globally on Monday. Interested publishers can earn up to...
06:54 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable LastPass Passwords Exposed for Some Internet Explorer Users
Even security protection companies aren't safe from web vulnerabilitiesPassword management firm LastPass, which stores passwords on a secure server online and can automatically log users into sites, c...
06:52 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable What Brands Can Learn From Charity:Water's Digital Strategy
Social responsibility is no longer just an option for businesses, brands are learning. From TOMS shoes which fund the giving of shoes for people in need, to Warby Parker, which provides glasses to peo...
06:52 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable What Brands Can Learn From charity: water's Digital Strategy
Social responsibility is no longer just an option for businesses, brands are learning. From TOMS shoes which fund the giving of shoes for people in need, to Warby Parker, which provides glasses to peo...
06:46 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Engaged Brands on Facebook
More than 1 million people are engaged on Coca-Cola's Facebook fan page, making it the most talked-about brand on the social network as of MondayFollowing Coca-Cola in Facebook engagement are Avon, Wa...
06:39 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Watch the Sun Shift as Luminous Gas Breaks Away
A combination of factors caused this beautiful solar prominence, an eruption of hydrogen gas, that NASA recorded in ultraviolet lightThe sun has a strong but uneven magnetic field. The stronger magnet...
06:34 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Tag Shuts Down as QR Codes Struggle
On Monday, Microsoft announced that will shut down Microsoft Tag service after three years.Microsoft Tag launched in 2010 as a colorful alternative to the QR code. Anyone could create a unique 2D barc...
06:32 pm -07 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Good vs. Gold: What the iPhone 5S Rumors Say About Apple's Future
For those keeping score, we now have two major rumors about the iPhone 5S, the phone that Apple seems all but certain to launch on Sept. 10 alongside a cheaper model, the iPhone 5c. And it just so hap...
06:30 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 5 Must-Have Tools for a Killer Presentation
A presentation is one of the best ways to convey ideas, especially for visual learners and thinkers. While many of us grew up creating class presentations with Microsoft heavyweight PowerPoint, someti...
06:20 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Samsung Monster Phone, the Galaxy Mega, Arriving in U.S.
Do you play for an NBA team? Do you have abnormally large hands? Are you a frost giant? For those who may find even today's extra-large Android phones a tad small, Samsung hears your pain. The Korean ...
06:17 pm -05 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable NFL Reporter Takes a Football to the Face
War correspondents aren't the only ones who put themselves in the line of fire to bring news to people, as Fox NFL sideline reporter Pam Oliver learned the hard way on Sunday nightOliver was in her us...
06:13 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Ubuntu Edge May Have Just Set the Crowdfunding Record
You had a good run, Pebble Watch, but there's a new sheriff in town. At least for the next three daysCrowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced on Friday that the site's Ubuntu Edge campaign has set th...
06:05 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Apple's Next iPhone Could Come in Gold
Apple may release a gold-colored version of its next generation iPhone, TechCrunch reports, citing multiple sourcesThis sounds like an odd rumor, given that Apple products are rarely available in colo...
05:59 pm -07 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Saints Row IV Is the Funhouse Mirror of Third-Person Games
Saints Row IV is the video game equivalent of an action movie. It's not a summer blockbuster like Pacific Rim or Avatar, in which everyday people rise to the rank of hero. It's more analogous to such ...
05:58 pm -07 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Report: LeBron's Police Escort Investigated After Instagram Video
LeBron James pulled a big-time social media humblebrag this weekend when he posted an Instagram video of himself getting a police escort to Jay Z and Justin Timberlake's concert in MiamiBut the post w...
05:49 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Actor Ian Somerhalder Joins the Social Good Summit
In addition to starring in the hit drama Vampire Diaries, actor Ian Somerhalder is a passionate activist who will speak at this year's Social Good Summit. Somerhalder will be joined by the co-founders...
05:45 pm -05 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable HTC One Mini Launches on AT&T This Friday
If you've been holding out for a smaller version of the HTC One flagship smartphone, the wait will soon be over. AT&T will welcome the new scaled-down HTC One Mini phone on Friday.The HTC One Mini...
05:39 pm -05 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Watch the Sun Shift as Luminous Gas Breaks Away
A combination of factors caused this beautiful solar prominence, an eruption of hydrogen gas, that NASA recorded in ultraviolet lightThe sun has a strong but uneven magnetic field. The stronger magnet...
05:39 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Upgrade Your Digital Marketing Strategy With #Mashies Twitter Chat
Digital marketing is a field that's constantly evolving. With each new social platform, mobile device or website redesign, a brand's strategy for reaching new audiences while engaging current ones cha...
05:27 pm -07 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Deodorant: Not Just for Armpits Anymore
Talk about a way to start your day: An 11-year-old boy named Quinn Sheeran has developed an incredible life hack raising the ceiling on expectations for a stick of anti-perspirant. He wired Old Spice ...
05:27 pm -07 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Genius Invention Makes Deodorant Play 'Rocky' Theme Song
Talk about a way to start your day: An 11-year-old boy named Quinn Sheeran has developed an incredible life hack raising the ceiling on expectations for a stick of anti-perspirant. He wired Old Spice ...
05:26 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Cute Baby Takes on Vacuum Cleaner in Samsung Ad
A cute baby turns vigilante in this ad for Samsung's Motion Sync vacuum cleaner that uses the scenario as a vehicle to display the device's agilityAlarmed by the swift motion of the vacuum, the infant...
05:19 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Barnes & Noble: When Great Isn’t Good Enough
Flailing. That’s the only way I can describe what Barnes & Noble is currently doing. It’s slashing prices on all its reader and tablet models and just this morning introduced a new vid...
05:13 pm -05 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Ubuntu Edge May Have Just Set the Crowdfunding Record
You had a good run, Pebble Watch, but there's a new sheriff in town. At least for the next three daysCrowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced on Friday that the site's Ubuntu Edge campaign has set th...
05:10 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Shutters Email in China 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 storiesH...
04:45 pm -06 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable HTC One Mini Launches on AT&T This Friday
If you've been holding out for a smaller version of the HTC One flagship smartphone, the wait will soon be over. AT&T will welcome the new scaled-down HTC One Mini phone on Friday.The HTC One Mini...
04:35 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable What's the Best Way to Communicate With Your Users?
Sam asks, What are the best messaging platforms to communicate with users?Like many questions, this one can be answered rather easily, with: "It depends." Every startup's product is different, every m...
04:30 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 10 People to Avoid at Amusement Parks
Amusement parks are a classic family activity during the summer. With all the free time, why not spend it on rollercoasters and overpriced theme park food?But with almost any place crawling with tons ...
04:17 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable J.Crew Debuts Fall Catalog on Pinterest
J.Crew's at-home catalog subscribers won't be the first to glimpse the brand's September issue: That honor will fall for the first time to J.Crew's Pinterest followers on Monday morning.It's a big mov...
04:14 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 3 Ways to Be a Better Manager
It was only when I started reporting to a new boss that I realized I was a pretty terrible manager.When my former boss resigned, my team and I were shifted under a new department in the company. And a...
04:05 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 30 Ways Google Glass Can Innovate the Classroom
Google Glass has huge potential to innovate many industries, but many believe it could truly flourish as a learning tool in the classroomThe high-tech specs have much to offer the sphere of education,...
04:02 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 15 Pantone Accessories to Color Your World
Forty years ago, Lawrence Herbert created a code-based system for designers to match colors. Since then, Pantone has became a world-famous authority on color with arty types everywhere using the Panto...
04:01 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn's New University Pages Help Teens Network Before College
Networking can prove invaluable when it comes to looking for a job, as well as when you’re planning on training for one. The right network can offer suggestions on what courses to take in colleg...
03:56 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Next Amazon Kindle Fire HD Specs May Include 2560 x 1600 Display
With the newly announced Google Nexus 7 and rumored Retina Display iPad Mini, it looks like Amazon may be stepping up its game. An allegedly leaked set of benchmark results for an unreleased Kindle Fi...
03:30 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 19 Back-to-School Tips From 'Community'
Television shows rarely take place on college campuses. When they do, they usually don't last. (Undeclared, anyone? R.I.P.)But Community is a rare exception, so embrace that knowledge.See also: 15 Dat...
03:27 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Twitter Hires Google Exec to Lead Entertainment Ad Sales
Twitter rolled out new ad and analytics products for TV advertisers this summer — and now, the company has a new leader to sell them.Twitter revealed on Monday that Jennifer Prince, Google's for...
03:16 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Report: Samsung's 12-Inch Tablet Coming in October
News out of Korea suggests Samsung will launch its widely publicized 12-inch tablet with a hi-res display in October.Citing unnamed industry sources, The Korean Economic Daily reports that the tablet ...
03:14 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
Got a case of the Mondays? Don't worry — this overprotective cat will make you crack a smile (and remind you to keep your arms off the window ledge)See also: Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes ...
02:52 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable What Brands Can Learn From charity: water's Digital Strategy
Social responsibility is no longer just an option for businesses, brands are learning. From TOMS shoes which fund the giving of shoes for people in need, to Warby Parker, which provides glasses to peo...
02:30 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 13 Supercuts of Movie Clichés
If you've ever had a moment of movie deja vu when you're in the middle of watching a brand new release but you're sure you heard that line before, it's probably not a sign of new-found magical powers....
02:19 pm -07 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Barnes & Noble: When Great Isn’t Good Enough
Flailing. That’s the only way I can describe what Barnes & Noble is currently doing. It’s slashing prices on all its reader and tablet models and just this morning introduced a new vid...
02:05 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Apple's Next iPhone Could Come in Gold
UPDATE: 1.08 p.m. ETAll Things D confirmed that Apple will offer a gold iPhone, citing "sources in position to know."Apple may release a gold-colored version of its next generation iPhone, TechCrunch ...
02:00 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 20 Inspiring Startups Aiming to Improve the World
Many organizations and individuals have found technology to be a great medium in order to change the world for the better. With the work of foundations such as the Gates Foundation, support from initi...
01:35 pm -07 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable What's the Best Way to Communicate With Your Users?
Sam asks, What are the best messaging platforms to communicate with users?Like many questions, this one can be answered rather easily, with: "It depends." Every startup's product is different, every m...
01:31 pm GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Report: Beats Wants to End Partnership With HTC
Beats Electronics, the maker of popular Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, is looking to end its partnership with Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC, The Wall Street Journal reports citing people familiar with ...
01:10 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Shutters Email in China 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 storiesH...
12:14 pm -07 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
Got a case of the Mondays? Don't worry — this overprotective cat will make you crack a smile (and remind you to keep your arms off the window ledge)See also: Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes ...
12:09 pm -07 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Zillow Buys StreetEasy for $50 Million to Boost NYC Presence
Zillow will purchase StreetEasy, a leading New York City real estate site, for $50 million, the company announced Monday. The deal should help Zillow to increase its presence in what may be the most c...
12:01 pm -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn's New University Pages Help Teens Network Before College
Networking can prove invaluable when it comes to looking for a job, as well as when you’re planning on training for one. The right network can offer suggestions on what courses to take in colleg...
11:02 am -05 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 15 Pantone Accessories to Color Your World
Forty years ago, Lawrence Herbert created a code-based system for designers to match colors. Since then, Pantone has became a world-famous authority on color with arty types everywhere using the Panto...
09:31 am -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Report: Beats Wants to End Partnership With HTC
Beats Electronics, the maker of popular Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, is looking to end its partnership with Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC, The Wall Street Journal reports citing people familiar with ...
08:00 am +05 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Beware of Using Yelp at Home
The Internet has made us all much more critical. And with the popularity of Yelp, it's become second nature to evaluate every meal and dining experienceSEE ALSO: More Sunday ComicsIn this Sunday comic...
07:05 am GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Augmented Reality Brings Tattoos to Life
A recent exhibit used augmented reality and iPads to turn tattoos into works of 3D artVisual artist Alison Bennett created the "Shifting Skin" exhibit by using a program called Aurasma to add AR overl...
06:00 am +05 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 15 Creative Ways to Repurpose Your Old Beer Cans
Got leftover beer cans? Of course you doWhether you hoarded them as a physical record of collegiate imbibing or just forgot to toss your leftovers in the recycle bin, now is time to do something usefu...
05:00 am GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Startup Aims to Put Your Next Item of Underwear on Video
MeUndies, a startup known for its underwear-spewing vending machines, is hoping to get your funding for a live video tool to help make sure you're buying the most flattering undergarmen...
04:54 am +05 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Facebook Hacker Breaks Into Zuckerberg's Timeline to Report Bug
If you're a hacker and you find a bug in Facebook, you have the chance to submit it through the company's white hat disclosure program and get a rewardBut what if you've found a bug, and Facebook igno...
03:00 am GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Apple iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner Allegedly Leaked
If you weren't already convinced that Apple's next iPhone could come with a fingerprint scanner, a newly leaked set of photos could change your mind. Images of what claims to be the internal component...
02:30 am GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Beware of Using Yelp at Home
The Internet has made us all much more critical. And with the popularity of Yelp, it's become second nature to evaluate every meal and dining experienceSEE ALSO: More Sunday ComicsIn this Sunday comic...
02:00 am GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable The Digital Divide Is Still Leaving Americans Behind
At one Newark public high school, accessible Wi-Fi can be more valuable than a bus ride homeIn Newark, a city with one of the highest poverty rates in the U.S., many Newark Leadership Academy students...
01:30 am GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Why Unpaid Interns Are Hitting the Streets
In today's working world, unpaid internships are just another stepping stone to landing your dream jobAnd while the unfair circumstances around unpaid internships are starting to be recognized, there ...
01:00 am -04 - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Startup Aims to Put Your Next Item of Underwear on Video
MeUndies, a startup known for its underwear-spewing vending machines, is hoping to get your funding for a live video tool to help make sure you're buying the most flattering undergarmen...
01:00 am GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
The technology world never stops innovating. Come rain or shine, there are new developments each week — and we're here to keep you up to speed with the most important onesOn Monday, Elon Musk re...
12:30 am GMT - Mon, August 19, 2013
Mashable 15 Creative Ways to Repurpose Your Old Beer Cans
Got leftover beer cans? Of course you doWhether you hoarded them as a physical record of collegiate imbibing or just forgot to toss your leftovers in the recycle bin, now is time to do something usefu...
11:50 pm GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable This Virus Creates Fake Followers on Instagram
President Obama has them. So do many of the Fortune 500 CEOs. We're talking about fake social media followers, , and it's no surprise that some of the Internet's most popular social media accounts are...
11:24 pm GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Facebook Hacker Breaks Into Zuckerberg's Timeline to Report Bug
If you're a hacker and you find a bug in Facebook, you have the chance to submit it through the company's white hat disclosure program and get a rewardBut what if you've found a bug, and Facebook igno...
11:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Apple iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner Allegedly Leaked
If you weren't already convinced that Apple's next iPhone could come with a fingerprint scanner, a newly leaked set of photos could change your mind. Images of what claims to be the internal component...
11:00 pm GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Sheryl Sandberg's Nonprofit Will Pay Its Interns
Sheryl Sandberg's nonprofit is about to start walking the walkLeanIn.org, the nonprofit launched in conjunction with Facebook COO Sandberg's popular book "Lean In" about female empowerment, will start...
10:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Beware of Using Yelp at Home
The Internet has made us all much more critical. And with the popularity of Yelp, it's become second nature to evaluate every meal and dining experienceSEE ALSO: More Sunday ComicsIn this Sunday comic...
10:30 pm GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable 13 Epic Battle Speeches That Will Inspire Greatness
To-do lists are daunting. Yet, somehow, blasting "Eye of the Tiger" makes seemingly impossible tasks less intimidating in an instantWatching battle speeches from movies can have the same inspiring eff...
10:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable The Digital Divide Is Still Leaving Americans Behind
At one Newark public high school, accessible Wi-Fi can be more valuable than a bus ride homeIn Newark, a city with one of the highest poverty rates in the U.S., many Newark Leadership Academy students...
09:50 pm GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Ashton Kutcher Defends 'Jobs'
When Steve Jobs died on Oct. 5, 2011, many New York tech industry VIPs learned about his death inside the New York Stock Exchange during the Silicon Alley 100, an event teeming with professionals insp...
09:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Why Unpaid Interns Are Hitting the Streets
In today's working world, unpaid internships are just another stepping stone to landing your dream jobAnd while the unfair circumstances around unpaid internships are starting to be recognized, there ...
09:16 pm GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Why Your Cat Deserves an iPad
After a long day of purring, licking and hairball coughing-up, cats deserve some R&RAnd while Mr. Whiskers likes nothing more than curling up in a sunny spot to dream about Friskies, it's not alwa...
09:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
The technology world never stops innovating. Come rain or shine, there are new developments each week — and we're here to keep you up to speed with the most important onesOn Monday, Elon Musk re...
08:50 pm GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable TIME Magazine Reporter Deletes Tweet About Killing Julian Assange
Tweeting about somebody's death by drone might come across as careless and insensitive. Especially if you are a Time magazine senior correspondent wishing for the chance to write about the death of Wi...
08:50 pm GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable TIME Reporter Deletes Tweet About Killing Julian Assange
Tweeting about somebody's death by drone might come across as careless and insensitive. Especially if you are a Time magazine senior correspondent wishing for the chance to write about the death of Wi...
08:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable 15 Creative Ways to Repurpose Your Old Beer Cans
Got leftover beer cans? Of course you doWhether you hoarded them as a physical record of collegiate imbibing or just forgot to toss your leftovers in the recycle bin, now is time to do something usefu...
08:30 pm GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Artist Captures Wild Animals in Living Room Safari
Looks like cats and dogs have some competition for best domestic animal.In an attempt to spruce up his daughter's room, photographer Jeff Friesen created colorful wildlife prints that took animals out...
08:07 pm GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Job Hunting? Here Are 150 Openings From New York to San Francisco
Whether you're unemployed, underemployed or just looking for something a bit more interesting, the Mashable Job Board is full of listings to take your career to the next level.Since 2005, Mashable has...
07:50 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable This Virus Creates Fake Followers on Instagram
President Obama has them. So do many of the Fortune 500 CEOs. We're talking about fake social media followers, and it's no surprise that some of the Internet's most popular social media accounts are ...
07:24 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Facebook Hacker Breaks Into Zuckerberg's Timeline to Report Bug
If you're a hacker and you find a bug in Facebook, you have the chance to submit it through the company's white hat disclosure program and get a rewardBut what if you've found a bug, and Facebook igno...
07:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Sheryl Sandberg's Nonprofit Will Pay Its Interns
Sheryl Sandberg's nonprofit is about to start walking the walkLeanIn.org, the nonprofit launched in conjunction with Facebook COO Sandberg's popular book "Lean In" about female empowerment, will start...
06:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable 13 Epic Battle Speeches That Will Inspire Greatness
To-do lists are daunting. Yet, somehow, blasting "Eye of the Tiger" makes seemingly impossible tasks less intimidating in an instantWatching battle speeches from movies can have the same inspiring eff...
05:50 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Ashton Kutcher Defends 'Jobs'
When Steve Jobs died on Oct. 5, 2011, many New York tech industry VIPs learned about his death inside the New York Stock Exchange during the Silicon Alley 100, an event teeming with professionals insp...
05:16 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Why Your Cat Deserves an iPad
After a long day of purring, licking and hairball coughing-up, cats deserve some R&RAnd while Mr. Whiskers likes nothing more than curling up in a sunny spot to dream about Friskies, it's not alwa...
05:00 pm GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable 7 Ways Teachers Use Social Media in the Classroom
Millennials live and breathe on social media, so teachers are learning how to incorporate the medium into the classroom successfullyIn doing so, teachers not only encourage students to engage actively...
04:50 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable TIME Reporter Deletes Tweet About Killing Julian Assange
Tweeting about somebody's death by drone might come across as careless and insensitive. Especially if you are a Time magazine senior correspondent wishing for the chance to write about the death of Wi...
04:30 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Artist Captures Wild Animals in Living Room Safari
Looks like cats and dogs have some competition for best domestic animal.In an attempt to spruce up his daughter's room, photographer Jeff Friesen created colorful wildlife prints that took animals out...
04:24 pm -07 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Facebook Hacker Breaks Into Zuckerberg's Timeline to Report Bug
If you're a hacker and you find a bug in Facebook, you have the chance to submit it through the company's white hat disclosure program and get a rewardBut what if you've found a bug, and Facebook igno...
04:07 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Job Hunting? Here Are 150 Openings From New York to San Francisco
Whether you're unemployed, underemployed or just looking for something a bit more interesting, the Mashable Job Board is full of listings to take your career to the next level.Since 2005, Mashable has...
03:00 pm +10 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Help This Family Make NYC Handicap Accessible
If you had to navigate a major city without walking up any stairs or stepping on a single crack, could you do it?For people like Andrew Feinberg who rely on wheelchairs to get around, this is not a qu...
01:00 pm -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable 7 Ways Teachers Use Social Media in the Classroom
Millennials live and breathe on social media, so teachers are learning how to incorporate the medium into the classroom successfullyIn doing so, teachers not only encourage students to engage actively...
09:34 am +10 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Lil Bub Speaks: I'm More Than Just a Famous Cat
You know Lil Bub as a magical space perma-kitten that delights the Internet. But have you met Lil Bub, the philanthropist?The Internet-famous cat has raised more than $60,000 for animal charities nati...
07:55 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Body Hair Is a Curse Started in Childhood
You know what they say — be careful what you wish forSEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn this comic, Josh Mecouch of Formal Sweatpants pokes fun at all those prepubescent boys who prayed for "ma...
07:55 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Beware the Curse of Body Hair
You know what they say — be careful what you wish forSEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn this comic, Josh Mecouch of Formal Sweatpants pokes fun at all those prepubescent boys who prayed for "ma...
06:57 am +10 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Everything on the Internet Is the 'Best Ever' and That's Terrible
If you were on Facebook this past week you might be led to believe we're in a golden age of media consumptionFirst there was this segment from The Colbert Report on Johnny Cummings, the openly gay may...
06:00 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable 10 Life Hacks to Ensure You'll Always Live Alone
Sure, living alone has its perks — no roommates to clean up after, TV-watching freedoms and all the privacy in the worldBut the one significant downside might be the intense longing for human in...
05:12 am +10 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Donna From 'That 70s Show' Predicted Her Incarcerated Future
We already know Donna Pinciotti — played by Orange Is the New Black star Laura Prepon — was the most badass character on That 70s Show, but we had no idea she was also secretly psychic.See...
05:00 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Help This Family Make NYC Handicap Accessible
If you had to navigate a major city without walking up any stairs or stepping on a single crack, could you do it?For people like Andrew Feinberg who rely on wheelchairs to get around, this is not a qu...
05:00 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Help This Family Make New York City Handicap-Accessible
If you had to navigate a major city without walking up any stairs or stepping on a single crack, could you do it?For people like Andrew Feinberg who rely on wheelchairs to get around, this is not a qu...
04:20 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Printed Atlas of the World Wide Web Will Wow You
Humans have been practicing cartography — or, mapmaking — since ancient times, but much has changed since the digital revolutionIt may be hard to remember at this point, but before there w...
03:55 am -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Beware the Curse of Body Hair
You know what they say — be careful what you wish forSEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn this comic, Josh Mecouch of Formal Sweatpants pokes fun at all those prepubescent boys who prayed for "ma...
03:40 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable One Man's Life, One Second at a Time
With 86,400 seconds in every day, at least one must be worth remembering. That was one young filmmaker's philosophy when he decided to string together one second of footage each day for the past eight...
03:04 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable No One Wants a Side of iPhone With Dinner
Marriage is tough. There's arguing, compromising and having to deal with someone at their very worstBut technology has added a whole new level of obstacles that married couples must conquer to live ha...
02:36 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Singer Taio Cruz Debuts KeWe Social App
Singer-songwriter Taio Cruz, who famously performed during the London Olympics closing ceremony in 2012, is entering the social networking cosmos with a new app intended to mash up functions from exis...
02:00 am -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable 10 Life Hacks to Ensure You'll Always Live Alone
Sure, living alone has its perks — no roommates to clean up after, TV-watching freedoms and all the privacy in the worldBut the one significant downside might be the intense longing for human in...
01:54 am +03 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Seattle Police Live-Tweet Doritos Giveaway at Hempfest
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Seattle police may have had that in mind when they decided to set up shop at the front gate of the world's largest annual marijuana advocacy rally with boxes full of D...
01:49 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable 5 Character Traits You Should Show in Interviews (and How)
Elmer G. Letterman once said, “Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.”While there's quite a lengthy list of character traits, no matter the position you’r...
01:25 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Spike Lee Thanks Fans and Jesus After Meeting Kickstarter Goal
He calls it "a historic moment." He calls it "an emotional moment." In Spike Lee's latest YouTube joint, he emphatically thanks Jesus and his financial backers for crowdfunding his next film.Lee set a...
01:00 am -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Help This Family Make New York City Handicap-Accessible
If you had to navigate a major city without walking up any stairs or stepping on a single crack, could you do it?For people like Andrew Feinberg who rely on wheelchairs to get around, this is not a qu...
12:44 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable 25 Top Mashable Resources You Can't Miss
Between the New York Times going down and the less-than-stellar reviews of Jobs, we understand if you've been underwhelmed by the tech world this week. But the last five days still had plenty of great...
12:30 am GMT - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable 12 People To Avoid On the First Day of School
No matter how hard we try to ignore it, there's no avoiding the inevitable: summer is nearing its end, and the new school year is upon us.Everyone wants to make a great impression on their first day o...
12:20 am -04 - Sun, August 18, 2013
Mashable Printed Atlas of the World Wide Web Will Wow You
Humans have been practicing cartography — or, mapmaking — since ancient times, but much has changed since the digital revolutionIt may be hard to remember at this point, but before there w...
11:43 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable 11 Top IFTTT Recipes to Activate Now
IFTTT might be the best thing for digital productivity since the Self Control app. So we've assembled a collection of the very best recipes.IFTTT stands for "If this, then that." The site helps you cr...
11:40 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable One Man's Life, One Second at a Time
With 86,400 seconds in every day, at least one must be worth remembering. That was one young filmmaker's philosophy when he decided to string together one second of footage each day for the past eight...
11:34 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Lil Bub Speaks: I'm More Than Just a Famous Cat
You know Lil Bub as a magical space perma-kitten that delights the Internet. But have you met Lil Bub, the philanthropist?The Internet-famous cat has raised more than $60,000 for animal charities nati...
11:04 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable No One Wants a Side of iPhone With Dinner
Marriage is tough. There's arguing, compromising and having to deal with someone at their very worstBut technology has added a whole new level of obstacles that married couples must conquer to live ha...
10:54 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Seattle Police Live-Tweet Doritos Giveaway at Hempfest
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Seattle police may have had that in mind when they decided to set up shop at the front gate of the world's largest annual marijuana advocacy rally with boxes full of D...
10:36 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Singer Taio Cruz Debuts KeWe Social App
Singer-songwriter Taio Cruz, who famously performed during the London Olympics closing ceremony in 2012, is entering the social networking cosmos with a new app intended to mash up functions from exis...
10:30 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable The Evil Side of Disney's Leading Ladies
What happens when beloved Disney princesses reach the end of their fairy tale? They turn evil, of course.In his latest photo series, Twisted Disney Princesses, character designer and story artist Jeff...
10:29 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Roger McNamee's 5 Tips for Facebook Marketing Success
Roger McNamee isn't just an investor in Facebook. He's also a client.In particular, McNamee, a founding partner at Elevation Partners, has used Facebook to market his band, Moonalice. The jam band had...
09:58 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 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...
09:49 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable 5 Character Traits You Should Show in Interviews (and How)
Elmer G. Letterman once said, “Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.”While there's quite a lengthy list of character traits, no matter the position you’r...
09:25 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Spike Lee Thanks Fans and Jesus After Meeting Kickstarter Goal
He calls it "a historic moment." He calls it "an emotional moment." In Spike Lee's latest YouTube joint, he emphatically thanks Jesus and his financial backers for crowdfunding his next film.Lee set a...
09:24 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable A Vine Party for Robert De Niro's 70th Birthday
Hollywood legend Robert De Niro celebrated his 70th birthday SaturdayThe actor's nearly five decades in front of the camera has included starring roles in classics like Goodfellas and Taxi Driver, and...
08:57 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Everything on the Internet Is the 'Best Ever' and That's Terrible
If you were on Facebook this past week you might be led to believe we're in a golden age of media consumptionFirst there was this segment from The Colbert Report on Johnny Cummings, the openly gay may...
08:44 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable 25 Top Mashable Resources You Can't Miss
Between the New York Times going down and the less-than-stellar reviews of Jobs, we understand if you've been underwhelmed by the tech world this week. But the last five days still had plenty of great...
08:30 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable 12 People To Avoid On the First Day of School
No matter how hard we try to ignore it, there's no avoiding the inevitable: summer is nearing its end, and the new school year is upon us.Everyone wants to make a great impression on their first day o...
08:30 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable 30 Dazzling Star Trail Photos to Calm Your Mind
There's a reason Van Gogh painted "The Starry Night" — a twinkling sky is arguably one of the most stunning sights the Universe can offer.Photographers are finding other ways to pay homage the n...
07:57 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Teens Debate Future of Facebook and Other Top Comments
Everyone's got opinions. That was clear from this week's most commented on stories. Three separate op-eds had Mashable readers in a tizzyThe week kicked off with 13-year-old Ruby Karp stirring up a he...
07:12 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Donna From 'That 70s Show' Predicted Her Incarcerated Future
We already know Donna Pinciotti — played by Orange Is the New Black star Laura Prepon — was the most badass character on That 70s Show, but we had no idea she was also secretly psychic.See...
07:02 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable 7 Waterproof Speakers for Bathtub Divas
Whether you like singing shanties in the shower or bellowing ballads in the bath, we have found the perfect gadget accompaniment with our selection of 7 waterproof speakersBoasting the ability to eith...
06:54 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Seattle Police Live-Tweet Doritos Giveaway at Hempfest
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Seattle police may have had that in mind when they decided to set up shop at the front gate of the world's largest annual marijuana advocacy rally with boxes full of D...
06:27 pm GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable 5 Games You Should Play This Weekend
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05:24 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable A Vine Party for Robert De Niro's 70th Birthday
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04:57 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Everything on the Internet Is the 'Best Ever' and That's Terrible
If you were on Facebook this past week you might be led to believe we're in a golden age of media consumptionFirst there was this segment from The Colbert Report on Johnny Cummings, the openly gay may...
03:57 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Teens Debate Future of Facebook and Other Top Comments
Everyone's got opinions. That was clear from this week's most commented on stories. Three separate op-eds had Mashable readers in a tizzyThe week kicked off with 13-year-old Ruby Karp stirring up a he...
03:40 pm +10 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Medieval Child's Last Day Revealed With New Tech
Soil surrounding centuries-old skeletons can reveal how deceased people spent their last day on Earth, according to a study published in the journal Heritage Science.Danish researchers used the new te...
03:02 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable 7 Waterproof Speakers for Bathtub Divas
Whether you like singing shanties in the shower or bellowing ballads in the bath, we have found the perfect gadget accompaniment with our selection of 7 waterproof speakersBoasting the ability to eith...
02:27 pm -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable 5 Games You Should Play This Weekend
Looking for an easier way to stay cool this weekend than sticking your head in the freezer? Why not staying inside and play some games? While this week was lighter on the new release games, we found f...
01:38 pm +10 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Must-Reads: The Future of Facebook, ModCloth's Fashion Empire and More
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 ...
08:12 am +10 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Air-Conditioned Vests Keep Chinese Factory Workers Cool
Read more...The recent heatwave in Southern China has caused air-conditioned vests to rise in popularity, and over four thousand have already been sold in the last three months, according to a report...
07:45 am +10 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Report: Users Are Engaging More With Facebook Ads
A quarterly review of Facebook's ad performance found increases in advertising metrics across the board, including click-through rates, total clicks and revenues driven by the ads themselvesKenshoo So...
07:40 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable I Asked the NSA for Its File on Me, and Here's What I Got Back
I can't shake the feeling that the National Security Agency thinks I'm a chump.I mean, I've written a lot about them. I've talked to their media contacts. I've been denied clarifications. I've pored o...
07:36 am +10 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Fan's Season Tickets Revoked for Death-Wish Tweets
In an apparent first for the college sports world, a San Diego State fan's season basketball and football tickets have been revoked by the school after he tweeted a string of ugly comments about a riv...
06:40 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Relive Some of 'The View's' Most Memorable Moments
Approaching its 17th season, The View has persisted as an American talk show since 1997, thriving off its ever-changing panel of female journalists and personalities who cover some of the biggest stor...
06:38 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Airing of Anime Film Sparks New Twitter Record
Twitter users have set a lofty benchmark for unified tweeting. The company announced Friday that users set a new record for tweets in one second at 143,199, a figure that shattered the previous record...
05:44 am +03 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Yelp Adds Mobile Reviews
Yelp has launched a few new features aimed at making its services easier to use for both visitors and reviewers.First up, there is a new Yelp mobile app, available today on iOS, with Android compatibi...
05:40 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
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Soil surrounding centuries-old skeletons can reveal how deceased people spent their last day on Earth, according to a study published in the journal Heritage Science.Danish researchers used the new te...
04:35 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Motorola's 'Moto Maker' Helps You Design the Perfect Moto X
With the upcoming launch of the Moto X on Aug. 23, customers will be given a brand new opportunity: building their cellphone from the ground up with Motorola’s Moto Maker.The web app lets buyers...
03:38 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Must-Reads: The Future of Facebook, ModCloth's Fashion Empire and More
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 ...
02:44 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Yelp Adds Mobile Reviews
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02:40 am -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
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02:38 am -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
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Twitter users have set a lofty benchmark for unified tweeting. The company announced Friday that users set a new record for tweets in one second at 143,199, a figure that shattered the previous record...
01:41 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Inside the Syrian Electronic Army's Attack on Outbrain
The latest attack by the Syrian Electronic Army, a group of pro-Assad hackers, was first revealed on Thursday by a brief editor's note on The Washington Post's website.The attack compromised the cont...
01:40 am -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Medieval Child's Last Day Revealed With New Tech
Soil surrounding centuries-old skeletons can reveal how deceased people spent their last day on Earth, according to a study published in the journal Heritage Science.Danish researchers used the new te...
01:25 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Instagram Campaign Highlights Undocumented Teens in the U.S.
Undocumented teenagers living in the United States, known as DREAMers, have few opportunities to publicly express their hardships. As a way to shed light on their plight, Houston-based non-profit Neig...
12:43 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable AOL to Fire Up to 500 Patch Employees
Mass layoffs are on the way for AOL's local news outlet Patch.After the public firing of a staffer during a conference call last week, half of Patch's 1,000 employees may face layoffs. On Friday, 350 ...
12:43 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable AOL to Axe Up to 500 Patch Employees
Mass layoffs are on the way for AOL's local news outlet Patch.After the public firing of a staffer during a conference call last week, half of Patch's 1,000 employees may face layoffs. On Friday, 350 ...
12:39 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Students Win NASA Contest With a Greenhouse Designed for Mars
Greek students have attempted to take one step forward in the quest to make Mars more hospitable: They created a self-supporting greenhouse that grows spinach and is brilliantly named Popeye.This May,...
12:35 am -04 - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Motorola's 'Moto Maker' Helps You Design the Perfect Moto X
With the upcoming launch of the Moto X on Aug. 23, customers will be given a brand new opportunity: building their cellphone from the ground up with Motorola’s Moto Maker.The web app lets buyers...
12:00 am GMT - Sat, August 17, 2013
Mashable Definitive Proof That Healthiness is Overrated
These days, it's all about eating whole, organic, non-fat superfoods. Sounds delicious, right? While yoga and green smoothies may make your insides shiny and healthy, it's much more fun to scarf down ...
11:58 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable iOS vs. Android: What App Platform Should I Choose?
Alright, so you've waded through the native app versus responsive website debate and based on the needs for your needs and your business, you decide you need a native app. The next thing to figure out...
11:51 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Not Into 'Jobs'? Maybe 'Gates' Is More Your Style
If you were among the many movie-goers who didn't enjoy the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs, we have the perfect alternative for you.Official Comedy created the ultimate Jobs parody with a trailer for Gates, a...
11:45 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Watch Mars' Moons Pass Each Other for the First Time
Today, NASA demonstrated just how neat it would be if the Earth had two moons. This video, stitched together from numerous stills captured by the Mars Curiosity rover's Mast camera, offer the first lo...
11:38 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Must-Reads: The Future of Facebook, ModCloth's Fashion Empire and More
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 ...
11:37 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable HBO Releases Unseen 'Game of Thrones' Footage
Warning: Clip and post contain spoilers.For those fans suffering from serious Game of Thrones withdrawal, HBO is giving fans a morsel of Westeros action to tide you over until Season 4 premieres in 20...
11:25 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable On Day of Suicide, Blogger Launches Site About His Life and Death
A sports blogger from Kansas committed suicide on his 60th birthday Thursday and prepared a website explaining, among other things, his reasons for doing so. The site also sparked a treasure hunt, as ...
10:44 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Yelp Adds Mobile Reviews
Yelp has launched a few new features aimed at making its services easier to use for both visitors and reviewers.First up, there is a new Yelp mobile app, available today on iOS, with Android compatibi...
10:42 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable New Snowden Documents Expose Thousands of NSA Privacy Violations
New top secret documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal that the NSA has violated privacy rules on thousands of occasions every year since 2008, contrary to previous claims by various officials.The m...
10:18 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable 10 DIY Projects to Kickstart Your Creativity
All good things must come to an end, and with the end of summer comes the end of Mashable and The Home Depot's Call to Hacktion.Back in June, Mashable joined forces with The Home Depot to challenge ou...
10:12 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Air-Conditioned Vests Keep Chinese Factory Workers Cool
Read more...The recent heatwave in Southern China has caused air-conditioned vests to rise in popularity, and over four thousand have already been sold in the last three months, according to a report...
09:45 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Report: Users Are Engaging More With Facebook Ads
A quarterly review of Facebook's ad performance found increases in advertising metrics across the board, including click-through rates, total clicks and revenues driven by the ads themselvesKenshoo So...
09:41 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Inside the Syrian Electronic Army's Attack on Outbrain
The latest attack by the Syrian Electronic Army, a group of pro-Assad hackers, was first revealed on Thursday by a brief editor's note on The Washington Post's website.The attack compromised the cont...
09:36 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Fan's Season Tickets Revoked for Death-Wish Tweets
In an apparent first for the college sports world, a San Diego State fan's season basketball and football tickets have been revoked by the school after he tweeted a string of ugly comments about a riv...
09:27 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable MashTalk: Can Elon Musk's 'Hyperloop' Become a Reality?
SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk is trying to disrupt the transportation industry again. Musk unveiled the alpha plans for his Hyperloop high-speed transportation system Monday, showcasing wh...
09:25 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Instagram Campaign Highlights Undocumented Teens in the U.S.
Undocumented teenagers living in the United States, known as DREAMers, have few opportunities to publicly express their hardships. As a way to shed light on their plight, Houston-based non-profit Neig...
09:14 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Area 51 Secrets Revealed in Unclassified Documents
Newly declassified CIA documents have revealed some of the history behind Nevada's Area 51. The area was never home to aliens or UFOs, but it was a super secret site for testing spy planes such as the...
09:10 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Vine Challenge: Launch Your Own Vine Show
Great news! Vine has picked up your show for the season!You're the programming director in this week's Mashable Vine Challenge. Create a pilot or preview of your new Vine series. The contents of the s...
08:43 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable AOL to Axe Up to 500 Patch Employees
Mass layoffs are on the way for AOL's local news outlet Patch.After the public firing of a staffer during a conference call last week, half of Patch's 1,000 employees may face layoffs. On Friday, 350 ...
08:39 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Students Win NASA Contest With a Greenhouse Designed for Mars
Greek students have attempted to take one step forward in the quest to make Mars more hospitable: They created a self-supporting greenhouse that grows spinach and is brilliantly named Popeye.This May,...
08:38 pm -07 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Must-Reads: The Future of Facebook, ModCloth's Fashion Empire and More
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 ...
08:29 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Josh Gad in 'Jobs': I Wasn't Aware of the Apple Universe Pre-iPod
Apple’s rabid revolution of smart gadgetry that brought rise to such game-changing products as iMacs, MacBooks, iPads and Apple TVs has long enthralled actor Josh Gad — mainly because of t...
08:00 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Motorola Skip Unlocks Your Phone With Just a Tap
Believe it or not, the average smartphone user unlocks his device 39 times a day. If we're talking about a power user, make that 100 times.Motorola released a tiny gadget called Motorola Skip on Frida...
08:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Definitive Proof That Healthiness is Overrated
These days, it's all about eating whole, organic, non-fat superfoods. Sounds delicious, right? While yoga and green smoothies may make your insides shiny and healthy, it's much more fun to scarf down ...
07:58 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable iOS vs. Android: What App Platform Should I Choose?
Alright, so you've waded through the native app versus responsive website debate and based on the needs for your needs and your business, you decide you need a native app. The next thing to figure out...
07:51 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Not Into 'Jobs'? Maybe 'Gates' Is More Your Style
If you were among the many movie-goers who didn't enjoy the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs, we have the perfect alternative for you.Official Comedy created the ultimate Jobs parody with a trailer for Gates, a...
07:45 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Watch Mars' Moons Pass Each Other for the First Time
Today, NASA demonstrated just how neat it would be if the Earth had two moons. This video, stitched together from numerous stills captured by the Mars Curiosity rover's Mast camera, offer the first lo...
07:37 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable HBO Releases Unseen 'Game of Thrones' Footage
Warning: Clip and post contain spoilers.For those fans suffering from serious Game of Thrones withdrawal, HBO is giving fans a morsel of Westeros action to tide you over until Season 4 premieres in 20...
07:29 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Robot Fights Brain Clots
When a person has a blood clot in certain parts of the brain, surgeons must weigh the pros and cons of whether going its removal is worth the potential damage that might occur to the surrounding tissu...
07:25 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable On Day of Suicide, Blogger Launches Site About His Life and Death
A sports blogger from Kansas committed suicide on his 60th birthday Thursday and prepared a website explaining, among other things, his reasons for doing so. The site also sparked a treasure hunt, as ...
07:01 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable 7 Top Social Networks Among American Teens
This week on Mashable, we heard from one 13-year-old who claims none of her friends use Facebook and a 15-year-old who said all of her friends use Facebook.While the perception of each of these two te...
06:42 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable New Snowden Documents Expose Thousands of NSA Privacy Violations
New top secret documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal that the NSA has violated privacy rules on thousands of occasions every year since 2008, contrary to previous claims by various officials.The m...
06:42 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Where to Find Free Wi-Fi at U.S. and International Airports
For frequent fliers, nothing is more blissful than an airport with free Wi-Fi. But not every stopover location is so generous.Airfarewatchdog assembled two handy charts that detail everything you need...
06:41 pm -07 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Inside the Syrian Electronic Army's Attack on Outbrain
The latest attack by the Syrian Electronic Army, a group of pro-Assad hackers, was first revealed on Thursday by a brief editor's note on The Washington Post's website.The attack compromised the cont...
06:33 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable YouTube Celeb Michelle Phan Launches Makeup Line
Michelle Phan, who made a name for herself on YouTube by posting beauty tutorials, announced the debut of her own makeup line on FRiday, inspired by fans' online requests and feedback over the years.T...
06:18 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable 10 DIY Projects to Kickstart Your Creativity
All good things must come to an end, and with the end of summer comes the end of Mashable and The Home Depot's Call to Hacktion.Back in June, Mashable joined forces with The Home Depot to challenge ou...
06:17 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable 12 Things We Learned About Marissa Mayer in 'Vogue'
Since taking the reins at Yahoo just over a year ago, Marissa Mayer has become a superstar in the tech community. But she also remains a bit of a mysteryNo interview with Mayer has touched on her pers...
06:12 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Air-Conditioned Vests Keep Chinese Factory Workers Cool
Read more...The recent heatwave in Southern China has caused air-conditioned vests to rise in popularity, and over four thousand have already been sold in the last three months, according to a report...
05:48 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable iTunes Holds Mega Movie Sale
iTunes kicked off a massive sale on movies on Tuesday, slashing prices on favorites such as the Lord of the Rings trilogy — now going for just $17.99.Among the deals on movie bundles are all 10 ...
05:45 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Report: Users Are Engaging More With Facebook Ads
A quarterly review of Facebook's ad performance found increases in advertising metrics across the board, including click-through rates, total clicks and revenues driven by the ads themselvesKenshoo So...
05:36 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Fan's Season Tickets Revoked for Death-Wish Tweets
In an apparent first for the college sports world, a San Diego State fan's season basketball and football tickets have been revoked by the school after he tweeted a string of ugly comments about a riv...
05:27 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable MashTalk: Can Elon Musk's 'Hyperloop' Become a Reality?
SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk is trying to disrupt the transportation industry again. Musk unveiled the alpha plans for his Hyperloop high-speed transportation system Monday, showcasing wh...
05:24 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable One Man Gives Ariel a Voice in 'Little Mermaid' Cover
Disney asked fans to "find their voice" for its newest contest and submit their best cover of a classic song from The Little MermaidBut Nick Pitera, who works as a Pixar animator, didn't find just one...
05:14 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Area 51 Secrets Revealed in Unclassified Documents
Newly declassified CIA documents have revealed some of the history behind Nevada's Area 51. The area was never home to aliens or UFOs, but it was a super secret site for testing spy planes such as the...
05:10 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Vine Challenge: Launch Your Own Vine Show
Great news! Vine has picked up your show for the season!You're the programming director in this week's Mashable Vine Challenge. Create a pilot or preview of your new Vine series. The contents of the s...
05:09 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Researchers Teleport 10,000 Bits of Information in 1 Second
For the first time, researchers have teleported 10,000 bits of information per second from point A to point B across a distance of about six millimeters and inside a solid state circuit, similar to a ...
05:05 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable NSA Broke Privacy Rules 'Thousands' of Times 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....
04:45 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Report: Samsung's Smart Watch Coming Sept. 4
Samsung's rumored smart watch, the Galaxy Gear, is coming next month, according to a report.The device, which lets you make phone calls, send emails and surf the web, will be unveiled on Sept. 4, two ...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Thank GIF It's Friday!
As Rebecca Black says, it's Friday. (Sorry.)See also: This Is Your Monday in GIFsFriday is one of the most difficult working days of the week. The weekend and all of its freedoms linger tantalizingly ...
04:29 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Josh Gad in 'Jobs': I Wasn't Aware of the Apple Universe Pre-iPod
Apple’s rabid revolution of smart gadgetry that brought rise to such game-changing products as iMacs, MacBooks, iPads and Apple TVs has long enthralled actor Josh Gad — mainly because of t...
04:06 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable How Ant Colonies Foreshadow the Future of Facebook
They call it "the anternet."In 2012, Stanford biologist Deborah Gordon, Ph.D., discovered that the behavior of harvester ant colonies mirrors the fundamental Internet technology known as Transmission ...
04:00 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Motorola Skip Unlocks Your Phone With Just a Tap
Believe it or not, the average smartphone user unlocks his device 39 times a day. If we're talking about a power user, make that 100 times.Motorola released a tiny gadget called Motorola Skip on Frida...
04:00 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable The Solution to Oversleeping
Early mornings are the bane of human existence, which means alarms are everyone's worst enemy. Luckily, with alarm clocks come everyone's best friend: the snooze buttonUnfortunately, abuse of the snoo...
04:00 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable The Best Solution to Oversleeping
Early mornings are the bane of human existence, which means alarms are everyone's worst enemy. Luckily, with alarm clocks come everyone's best friend: the snooze buttonUnfortunately, abuse of the snoo...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable 21 Drunk Personalities Served by Kristen Wiig
Kristen Wiig is your spirit drunk.It doesn't matter if your alcohol-fueled personality is overly touchy or totally TMI, you will find a boozy bond with Kristen.See also: Kristen Wiig Poses as Michael ...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable 21 Ways Kristen Wiig Is Your Drunk Spirit Animal
Kristen Wiig is your spirit drunk.It doesn't matter if your alcohol-fueled personality is overly touchy or totally TMI, you will find a boozy bond with Kristen.See also: Kristen Wiig Poses as Michael ...
03:29 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Robot Fights Brain Clots
When a person has a blood clot in certain parts of the brain, surgeons must weigh the pros and cons of whether going its removal is worth the potential damage that might occur to the surrounding tissu...
03:02 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable What to Do When Your iPhone Freezes
"Won two tickets to the concert this weekend. First friend to text gets the other one. Go." "I want i—"This is inevitably the moment that your iPhone will freezeSee also: Top 25 Free iPhone Apps...
03:01 pm -04 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable 7 Top Social Networks Among American Teens
This week on Mashable, we heard from one 13-year-old who claims none of her friends use Facebook and a 15-year-old who said all of her friends use Facebook.While the perception of each of these two te...
02:30 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable 13 Whiteboards You'd Be Crazy to Erase
Whiteboards normally serve one of two purposes: helping small children with math or informing college students of their roommates' whereabouts.If the Internet has taught us anything, it's that any ord...
02:14 pm -07 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Area 51 Secrets Revealed in Unclassified Documents
Newly declassified CIA documents have revealed some of the history behind Nevada's Area 51. The area was never home to aliens or UFOs, but it was a super secret site for testing spy planes such as the...
01:30 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Steve Carell Feels Your Office Pains
Steve Carell turns 51 on Friday, but a more important measure of time is the two years since his regular appearance on The OfficeWe learned a lot about office culture from Michael Scott and The Office...
01:29 pm -07 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Josh Gad in 'Jobs': I Wasn't Aware of the Apple Universe Pre-iPod
Apple’s rabid revolution of smart gadgetry that brought rise to such game-changing products as iMacs, MacBooks, iPads and Apple TVs has long enthralled actor Josh Gad — mainly because of t...
01:00 pm GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Where Do You Fit in the New Retail Web?
Ecommerce has been around in one form or another for nearly two decades. It began when retailers first put their offline catalogs on the web — and, while there have been many advances in areas s...
12:05 pm -05 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable NSA Broke Privacy Rules 'Thousands' of Times 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....
09:57 am +02 - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable The Future of Advertising: 'Pay-Per-Gaze' Is Just the Beginning
Advertising is going to change more in the next 20 years than it has in the last 100. If you need proof of that, just look at the patent Google was granted Thursday for a Google Glass-based ad systemD...
07:57 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable The Future of Advertising: 'Pay-Per-Gaze' Is Just the Beginning
Advertising is going to change more in the next 20 years than it has in the last 100. If you need proof of that, just look at the patent Google was granted Thursday for a Google Glass-based ad systemD...
07:42 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable California Senate Votes to Ban Online 'Revenge Porn'
The California State Senate overwhelmingly passed a measure on Thursday that would ban so-called "revenge porn." The bill would outlaw distributing an identifiable image of an unknowing person that wo...
07:15 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable 'Jobs' Isn't Working [REVIEW]
Sorry, fellow iPhone owners and Steve Jobs fans: the first of two upcoming movies about his life, called simply Jobs, didn't work for meThis two-hour long epic take, opening Friday, attempts to recoun...
07:15 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable 'Jobs' Movie Doesn't Work [REVIEW]
Sorry, fellow iPhone owners and Steve Jobs fans. The first of two upcoming movies about his life didn't work for meThis two-hour long epic, called simply Jobs, opens Friday. It attempts to recount 23 ...
06:25 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Geek Out Over This Supercut of Superheroes Introducing Themselves
There's something thrilling about the simple act of your favorite comic book characters coming to life on the silver screen. Just seeing superheroes introduce themselves for the first time is enough t...
05:50 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable What Does Silicon Valley Win by Backing Cory Booker?
Last week, The New York Times detailed the personal, political and financial connections between Newark Mayor Cory Booker and a who's who of Silicon Valley: Eric Schmidt, Marc Andreessen, Reid Hoffman...
05:16 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable The 'Peanuts' Schrödinger's Cat Experiment
Monday marked the 126th birthday of Austrian quantum physicist Erwin Schrödinger, most noted for his cat experimentIn the experiment, the scientist put a cat in a box with unstable radioactive ma...
04:33 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Most Americans Say Cops Should Need Warrants to Use Drones
Drones are coming to American skies — actually, some are already here. Yes, they are not as scary as the ones that shoot hellfire missiles in Pakistan or Yemen, but Americans still have concerns...
04:13 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable New Mashable Android App Predicts What's Going Viral
We're proud to announce that we're launching a new Mashable app for Android in a partnership with Samsung. The app will premiere exclusively for select Samsung Galaxy devices, including the Galaxy S4,...
04:08 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable U.S. and Australian Troops Used Chat Rooms to Conduct Joint Exercise
Navy and Marine Corps units participating in the recent joint Talisman Saber exercise in Australia relied on Internet chat rooms and portable satellite radios for operational command and control.The U...
03:24 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Inspiring One-Handed Phenom Gets College Basketball Offer
Zach Hodskins is one of the most inspiring basketball players you'll ever hear about. The 6-foot-3 guard was born without the bottom half of his left arm, but that hasn't stopped him from becoming a h...
02:44 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable The Mashies Submission Deadline Has Been Extended
Mark your calendars! The Mashies submission deadline will be extended to Aug. 30.  You now have two more weeks to show us your best work in digital marketing.The entries are pouring in, and ...
02:33 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Beyonce Fans Shake It in Pepsi's 'Dance for a Chance'
Pepsi whipped up an exclusive "Dance for a Chance" music video, in which some of Beyonce's biggest fans are shown meeting the singer-songwriter and receiving group treatment from her very own choreogr...
02:13 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable 5 Million Porsche Fans Design Facebook Car
With a manufacturer's suggested retail price of nearly $106,000, many Porsche fans may be priced out of owning their own 911 Carrera 4S. But thanks to a Facebook promotion celebrating 5 million likes ...
01:52 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Watch Jeremy Lin Lampoon His Own Viral Fame
Not so long ago, Jeremy Lin was a un-famous basketball bro. One infamous bout of "Linsanity" later, however, he's one of the most famous basketball bros around.The Houston Rockets point guard has some...
01:34 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Kepler Spacecraft's Planet-Hunting Days Are Over
The revolutionary planet-hunting activities of NASA's prolific Kepler space telescope have come to an end.NASA has given up hope of restoring the Kepler spacecraft to full health and is now attempting...
01:29 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable New Patent Hints at 'Pay-Per-Gaze' Advertising for Google Glass
Google has just been granted a patent that could potentially pave the way for advertising on Google Glass in the future. The patent, which was granted on Tuesday, outlines how advertisers could be ch...
12:59 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Kevin Spacey Bashes Congress, Steals Emmy on 'Colbert Report'
The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Video ArchiveHouse of Cards star Kevin Spacey turned the tables on Stephen Colbert quite literally Wednesday night when he snatched up some pr...
12:38 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Why a Teen Kidnapping Victim Turned to Ask.fm for Solace
Less than one week after her rescue, California teen Hannah Anderson supposedly described her kidnapping on the social networking site ask.fm. She also appears to have used Instagram to grieve for her...
12:20 am GMT - Fri, August 16, 2013
Mashable Human Stem Cells Revive Mouse's Cell-Stripped Heart
Scientists in Pennsylvania have successfully transplanted human stem cells into a mouse's heart intentionally stripped of its own cells. The mouse heart began beating, showing the exciting potential f...
11:48 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 8 Odd Similarities Between Dogs and Darth Vader
You may not want to cuddle up next to Darth Vader on a rainy Sunday like you would your furry dog-friend (mainly because that black vinyl getup doesn't look too comfy), but, apart from that, pooches a...
11:31 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable This Is What Facebook's First Ads Looked Like
In anticipation of The Mashies, Mashable is running a weekly series celebrating some advertising "firsts." Watch for new installments in the series every week.Most Facebook users probably just assume ...
11:29 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Google Maps Driver Detained, Accused of Being a Government Agent
Next time you're casually perusing Thailand through Google Street View, you might want to be grateful for the driver who got you those shots.Villagers in northern Thailand have apologized for suspecti...
11:06 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Bitcoins Are as Real as You Want Them to Be
When I was very small, I used to make mud pies and sell them. The process of making a mud pie is, if you’re five, labor-intensive and I wanted compensation for my hard work. I accepted it in the...
10:56 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Awkward BBC Reporter Strikes Again in Jennifer Aniston Interview
Chris Stark is making a name for himself in the reporting world. Sadly, though, it's not as a Pulitzer-worthy journalist, but as a super nervous reporter, who is very good at creeping out Hollywood st...
10:43 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Google and Microsoft Spar Again Over YouTube Windows App
Redmond, Wash., and Mountain View, Calif., are at it again, leaving Windows Phone users inconvenienced.Just two days after a new YouTube app for the Windows Phone debuted, Google has blocked the app &...
10:40 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Man Asks for Weed Delivery on Twitter, Gets Fired
This should go without saying, but we'll say it anyway: Don't ask for a drug dealer to deliver marijuana to your office on Twitter.A 20-year-old in Canada chose to disregard this advice this week, lea...
10:29 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 20 Breathtaking Instagrams By Daredevils
Instagram gives us the power to share our worldview, one image at a time. And not all images are made equal. Where you might be carefully framing a shot of a cupcake or craft beer this weekend, others...
09:58 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 50Plus Events in Hollywood, Washington and More
Mashable's Events Board is a great place to find the leading conferences in your industry — whether that's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five ...
09:54 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Outbrain Content Service
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) hacked into content recommendation service Outbrain and its admin panel.The SEA acknowledged the attack to E Hacking News and provided screenshots showing that the ser...
09:29 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Lady Gaga Premieres 'Applause' Lyric Video With Self-Shot Footage
Grab your tallest heels and best sequin dress, Lady Gaga's "Applause" lyric video is finally out.This comes days after a "pop music emergency" caused Gaga to release the first single from ARTPOP ...
09:29 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable An Audio Equipment Company Wants to Amplify its Message on Facebook
For Steve Acree, running a small business at times seems like a life of almost daily improvisationLooking back over Acree's career, a pattern emerges of sharp decisions in which he seized opportunitie...
09:24 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable SpaceX 'Grasshopper' Rocket Leaps Sideways in Amazing Test Flight
An experimental reusable rocket built by the private spaceflight company SpaceX has soared though a series of ever-higher test flights over its Texas launch site, but it may have just taken its most a...
09:01 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Pow Wow Lets Groups Create Spotify Song Lists on the Fly
Picture this: You're at a wedding and everyone is able to put together a song list in real time for the iPhone that's acting as the D.JThat's the idea behind Pow Wow, a new iPhone app that uses Spotif...
08:38 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Why a Teen Kidnapping Victim Turned to Ask.fm for Solace
Less than one week after her rescue, California teen Hannah Anderson supposedly described her kidnapping on the social networking site ask.fm. She also appears to have used Instagram to grieve for her...
08:29 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Study: Facebook Use Can 'Undermine Well-Being'
Do you ever log on to Facebook and feel overcome by a wave of FOMO? Are you depressed by friends' wedding photos and parties from the night before?A new academic study states that using the world's la...
08:12 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Michael Kors Launches Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Facebook App
Are you sporty, sexy or glam?Earlier this week, Michael Kors released an interactive Facebook app to introduce consumers to its three new beauty and fragrance collections.SEE ALSO: How ModCloth Went F...
08:11 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable American Redditor in Egypt Shares Moving Protest Photos
An American redditor caught in Egypt's current state of chaos has uploaded a trove of pictures for anyone to use, view or share."I took the metro to the protest to save money, and pretty much just wal...
08:10 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 41% of Teens Ask Parents for Online Privacy Advice
As teens continue to share personal information about their lives on the web, a new study suggests America's youth cares about their online privacy and is taking steps to make sure they are protectedD...
08:07 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 'Vogue' September Issue Gives Fashionable Nod to Google Glass
Google Glass makes headlines in many arenas of the media — technology, breaking news, business, health — but high fashion isn't a subject typically associated with the geeky wearable devic...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Show Us a Splash of Color for Our Photo Challenge
Color is everywhere: in flower gardens, on walls covered in graffiti, in the ocean and at Holi festivals. It brings meaning to national flags, support ribbons and belt levels in karate. Color inf...
07:55 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Interactive Map Visualizes 1.2 Million Global Traffic Deaths
More than 1.2 million people are killed on the road each year — and that number is rapidly increasing.The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting launched an interactive map this week that visualize...
07:47 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable A Marketer's Guide to Retargeting Facebook Ads
Love it or hate it, Facebook is one of the most viewed websites on the web. If you’re a business hoping your ad will meet a lot of eyes, you could do worse than look to FacebookWith multiple opt...
07:46 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Syrian Electronic Army Hacks 'The Washington Post'
The Syrian Electronic Army strikes againTwo days after attacking SocialFlow and several journalists, the group of hackers claimed another victim on Thursday: The Washington Post.See also: What Is the ...
07:33 pm -07 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Beyonce Fans Shake It in Pepsi's 'Dance for a Chance'
Pepsi whipped up an exclusive "Dance for a Chance" music video, in which some of Beyonce's biggest fans are shown meeting the singer-songwriter and receiving group treatment from her very own choreogr...
07:25 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Online Activities That Dominate Americans' Days
Social networking was the most time-consuming online activity for Americans in 2012, followed by checking email, watching online video and using search engines.Internet users in the United States betw...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 8 Pro Tips for Evernote Power Users
Evernote is the ultimate productivity app for keeping your notes, reminders and to-do lists all in one place. Essentially a notebook stored in the cloud, the app helps you get (and stay) organizedGet...
06:56 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 'Grand Theft Auto V' to Offer Free Multiplayer Online Game
Rockstar Games announced that Grand Theft Auto V will come bundled with an open world game called Grand Theft Auto Online.See also: 10 Best Cross-Platform Multiplayer Mobile GamesGrand Theft Auto Onli...
06:54 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Senate Opens Bitcoin Investigation
A high-profile Senate committee kicked off an investigation into Bitcoin and other virtual currencies this weekIn a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Thomas Carper (D-Del.), chai...
06:42 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable MapMyFitness Adds Nike FuelBand, Jawbone UP Integration
Exercise tracking platform MapMyFitness will now support two popular wearable fitness bracelets: Nike's FuelBand and Jawbone's UP.The new integration, announced Thursday, strengthens MapMyFitness' alr...
06:37 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 'Plants vs. Zombies 2' Is Even More Addicting Than the First
Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time officially launched worldwide on Thursday. The highly anticipated sequel to PopCaps’ insanely successful Plants vs. Zombies takes you on a quest to fi...
06:18 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Duracell and Tim McGraw Highlight First Responders in New Campaign
Duracell is teaming up with Tim McGraw to donate a million batteries to first responders across North America as a way to celebrate the launch of its new Duracell Quantum batteriesMcGraw will host a s...
05:58 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Report: Facebook Testing PayPal Rival for Mobile App Purchases
Facebook will attempt to give in-app commerce on the platform a boost with an upcoming mobile payment system, according to a report.AllThingsD reports that the company "plans to test a new payments pr...
05:54 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Outbrain Content Service
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) hacked into content recommendation service Outbrain and its admin panel.The SEA acknowledged the attack to E Hacking News and provided screenshots showing that the ser...
05:45 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Lenovo Sells More Smartphones Than PCs 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....
05:35 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Nearly 1 Billion Games Later, Dots Comes to Android and Kindle Fire
If you own an Android or Kindle Fire and value your productivity, I suggest you stop reading this now.Dots, the extremely addictive game that was a big hit among iOS users earlier this year, is now av...
05:30 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 12 Iconic Magazine Covers You'll Never Forget
If journalism is the first draft of history, then magazine covers are the first impressionSee also: Digital Editions Still Make Up Only a Tiny Fraction of Magazine SalesCovers are the first thing cons...
05:29 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable An Audio Equipment Company Wants to Amplify its Message on Facebook
For Steve Acree, running a small business at times seems like a life of almost daily improvisationLooking back over Acree's career, a pattern emerges of sharp decisions in which he seized opportunitie...
05:13 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Lenovo Ships More Mobile Devices Than PCs for First Time
Lenovo, the world's No. 1 PC maker, now ships more mobile devices than PCs.The company announced that in its fiscal first quarter, which ended June 30, "combined shipments of smartphones and tablets s...
05:02 pm +01 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Wonderfully Weird Zazzle Finds
Zazzle is a marvellous marketplace to design and buy merchandise, but the very nature of its business model means you can sometimes come across some rather odd productsWe've scoured the site for some ...
05:01 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Pow Wow Lets Groups Create Spotify Song Lists on the Fly
Picture this: You're at a wedding and everyone is able to put together a song list in real time for the iPhone that's acting as the D.JThat's the idea behind Pow Wow, a new iPhone app that uses Spotif...
05:00 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Can Birchbox Evolve Beyond Subscriptions?
Birchbox released some numbers Thursday, announcing that — in addition to passing the 400,000 monthly subscribers mark — its full-priced ecommerce business is also growing at a healthy cli...
04:50 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 'Quartz' Passes 'The Economist' in U.S. Web Traffic
Less than a year after launching, Quartz's web audience in the United States has overtaken that of The Economist, one of its chief competitors in the business news space, and is closing in on the Fina...
04:30 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 25 Awkward GIFs For Your Cringe-Worthy Moments
Awkward moments can be so palpable they fill entire rooms with extreme discomfort. Just watching a movie character stuck in an uncomfortable situation can be painful, let alone experiencing it firstha...
04:29 pm -07 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Google Maps Driver Detained, Accused of Being a Government Agent
Next time you're casually perusing Thailand through Google Street View, you might want to be grateful for the driver who got you those shots.Villagers in northern Thailand have apologized for suspecti...
04:12 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Michael Kors Launches Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Facebook App
Are you sporty, sexy or glam?Earlier this week, Michael Kors released an interactive Facebook app to introduce consumers to its three new beauty and fragrance collections.SEE ALSO: How ModCloth Went F...
04:02 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Wonderfully Weird Zazzle Finds
Zazzle is a marvellous marketplace to design and buy merchandise, but the very nature of its business model means you can sometimes come across some rather odd productsWe've scoured the site for some ...
03:55 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Interactive Map Visualizes 1.2 Million Global Traffic Deaths
More than 1.2 million people are killed on the road each year — and that number is rapidly increasing.The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting launched an interactive map this week that visualize...
03:46 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Syrian Electronic Army Hacks 'The Washington Post'
The Syrian Electronic Army strikes againTwo days after attacking SocialFlow and several journalists, the group of hackers claimed another victim on Thursday: The Washington Post.See also: What Is the ...
03:30 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 11 Secrets We Learned About Celebrities From Instagram
Celebrities put one face forward in the press — usually a perfectly touched-up, smiling, do-no-wrong faceBut left to their own devices on social media, stars often reveal slivers of their real l...
03:29 pm -07 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 20 Breathtaking Instagrams By Daredevils
Instagram gives us the power to share our worldview, one image at a time. And not all images are made equal. Where you might be carefully framing a shot of a cupcake or craft beer this weekend, others...
03:02 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Are Paid Facebook Ads Worth the Bucks?
To advertise on Facebook, or not to advertise on Facebook? There's still plenty of debate about whether advertising on Facebook (or social media in general) is worth it, and whether it's more useful a...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 8 Pro Tips for Evernote Power Users
Evernote is the ultimate productivity app for keeping your notes, reminders and to-do lists all in one place. Essentially a notebook stored in the cloud, the app helps you get (and stay) organizedGet...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 23 Ways to Be a Badass Like Jennifer Lawrence
The Internet's number one celebrity crush Jennifer Lawrence celebrates her 23rd birthday on Thursday.Between her incredible acting chops, GIF-able interviewing skills and all-around cool girl vibe, J-...
02:29 pm -07 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable An Audio Equipment Company Wants to Amplify its Message on Facebook
For Steve Acree, running a small business at times seems like a life of almost daily improvisationLooking back over Acree's career, a pattern emerges of sharp decisions in which he seized opportunitie...
01:58 pm -04 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Report: Facebook Testing PayPal Rival for Mobile App Purchases
Facebook will attempt to give in-app commerce on the platform a boost with an upcoming mobile payment system, according to a report.AllThingsD reports that the company "plans to test a new payments pr...
12:58 pm -05 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Report: Facebook Testing PayPal Rival for Mobile App Purchases
Facebook will attempt to give in-app commerce on the platform a boost with an upcoming mobile payment system, according to a report.AllThingsD reports that the company "plans to test a new payments pr...
12:35 pm -05 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Nearly 1 Billion Games Later, Dots Comes to Android and Kindle Fire
If you own an Android or Kindle Fire and value your productivity, I suggest you stop reading this now.Dots, the extremely addictive game that was a big hit among iOS users earlier this year, is now av...
11:50 am -05 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 'Quartz' Passes 'The Economist' in U.S. Web Traffic
Less than a year after launching, Quartz's web audience in the United States has overtaken that of The Economist, one of its chief competitors in the business news space, and is closing in on the Fina...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 11 Secrets We Learned About Celebrities From Instagram
Celebrities put one face forward in the press — usually a perfectly touched-up, smiling, do-no-wrong faceBut left to their own devices on social media, stars often reveal slivers of their real l...
11:00 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Haptix Lets You Transform Any Space Into a 3D Multitouch Surface
Touchscreens have revolutionized the way we interact with media. But so far, touch technology has mostly been limited to screens.Now, two engineers have developed a sensor called Haptix that enables a...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Not All Drones Are So Scary
"Whatever you write, please don't call it a drone," Steen Mogensen says, gently touching the tail of a 19-foot orange and white helicopter. Mogensen, the CEO of Scion UAS, doesn't mean this vehicle ca...
09:09 am +08 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable CNN Embarks on $15 Million Web Redesign
"The future of CNN is as much about digital as about television, if not more."With those words, CNN President Jeff Zucker kicked off a press event in Manhattan on Wednesday, where the network unveiled...
09:03 am +02 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Baby Panda Reunion With Mom Is Cutest Thing on Internet Today
Grab the tissue box and get ready to cry big, fat happy-tears.Taiwan's first newborn giant Panda was officially reunited with her mom on August 12 after a month of separation. In a YouTube video poste...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Why Email Can’t Be Completely Private
When Lavabit — an email service that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden used — suspended service last week amid hints that it had received a government demand for information, ...
07:56 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable The Happiest Place on Earth in 20,000 Images
This time-lapse of Disneyland is so magical, you'd think Cinderella's Fairy Godmother enchanted it.Matt Givot and Dan Douglas combined camera technology and artistry with Disney's charming grandiose t...
07:29 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable New Technique Analyzes Shadows to Spot Photo Fakes
A new algorithm can spot fake photos by looking for inconsistent shadows that are not always obvious to the naked eye.The technique, which will be published in the journal ACM Transactions on Graphics...
07:03 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Baby Panda Reunion With Mom Is Cutest Thing on Internet Today
Grab the tissue box and get ready to cry big, fat happy-tears.Taiwan's first newborn giant Panda was officially reunited with her mom on August 12 after a month of separation. In a YouTube video poste...
06:37 am +10 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Windows 8.1 Update Ready for Download on Oct. 17
On the heels of rumors that Windows 8.1 is scheduled for an October arrival, the company confirmed on Wednesday the date: Oct. 17.The free update — for both Windows 8 and Windows RT — will...
06:30 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Oldest Gaming Tokens Found in Turkey
Small carved stones unearthed in a nearly 5,000-year-old burial could represent the earliest gaming tokens ever found, according to Turkish archaeologists who are excavating early Bronze Age graves.Fo...
06:17 am +10 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 7 Hot Management Positions in New York, Los Angeles and More
Whether you're unemployed, underemployed or looking for something a more challenging, the Mashable Job Board is full of listings that will help take your career to the next level.Since 2005, Mashable ...
06:06 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Ears Are Now a Reality in China
In the market for a new ear? You're in luck.Researchers in China are reportedly using a special 3D printer to print an ear cartilage sample made from real tissue.Researchers at Hangzhou Dianzi Univers...
05:27 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Viral Videos May Endanger Cute Animals
In early 2009, a man in St. Petersburg, Russia uploaded a video onto Vimeo and YouTube in which he tickles his pet pygmy slow loris — a small, threatened Asian primate. The footage quickly went ...
04:46 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Samsung Sued for $108 Million by Brazilian Ministry of Labor
Brazilian prosecutors are in the process of filing a lawsuit for approximately $108 million against the South Korea-based tech company Samsung, citing labor rights violations in one of the company's f...
04:36 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Tiny Diamonds Levitate in Wild Physics Experiment
For the first time, researchers have levitated microscopic diamonds using lasers, expanding physicists' understanding of microscopic particles and potentially providing new tools for quantum computing...
04:10 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 'Plants vs. Zombies 2' Headed to App Store
The zombies are comingPlants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time, the next generation of the popular game by PopCap, is headed to the App Store Thursday morning.See also: 10 Best Cross-Platform Multi...
04:10 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 'Plants vs. Zombies 2' Launches For iOS
The zombies are coming! Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time, the next generation of the popular game by PopCap, is officially available on Apple's App Store.See also: 10 Best Cross-Platform Mu...
03:58 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable State Department May Give Embassy Drone Surveillance Another Shot
The State Department's security bureau is back in the market for a contractor to fly surveillance drones over U.S. embassies abroad and along diplomats' travel routes, according to contracting documen...
03:47 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable CarTube: The Best Way to Waste Time in Traffic
Ever thought about how much time you spend commuting to and from work? You've slowly been wasting your life away on the highway, dwindling away the minutes that could've been better spent browsing You...
03:33 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Coach Promises to Call Twitter Fan's Boss So He Can Attend Big Game
As Twitter has emerged into the mainstream over the past few years, college sports coaches have reacted in different ways. Some have banned their players from the social network, while others have mad...
03:15 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable YouTube Debuts New Windows Phone App After Microsoft-Google Battle
An updated, native YouTube app for Windows is back in the Windows Phone store, following a fight between Microsoft and Google over app advertisements.Earlier this year, the Redmond, Wash., and Mountai...
02:59 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Eminem Debuts 'Survival' in Revealing 'Call of Duty: Ghosts' Trailer
Video-game developer Infinity Ward unveiled the first look at multiplayer mode for Call of Duty: Ghosts Wednesday in an explosive — and revealing — three-minute trailer. Aside from the exp...
02:44 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable World's First Openly Gay Boxer to Wed After Facebook Proposal
Orlando Cruz made history by becoming the world's first openly gay boxer last October. Now he's getting hitched after proposing to his boyfriend in a very modern way — via a publicly posted Face...
02:41 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable This Woman Runs a Support Group for Alien Abductees
Have you been in contact with an alien? At some point in your life, has an extra-terrestrial telepathically communicated with you about its life on another planet, or better yet, its life on our plane...
02:21 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Instagram Executive Could Usher in Facebook Mentality
Peter X. Deng — one of Facebook's top product managers — has a brand new gig over at Instagram, which could insinuate that the photo-focused social network may be getting a touch of Facebo...
02:07 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Qardio Monitors Send Real-Time Stats to Your Doctor
For people with cardiovascular issues, keeping constant track of blood pressure and heart rates is a necessary but often cumbersome task.Qardio, a healthcare tech company, is attempting to facilitate ...
02:00 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Robert Downey Jr. Breathes New Life Into HTC Ad
HTC needed a superhero after announcing its fledgling quarterly earnings.It looks like they found one in the form of Robert Downey Jr., best known for his role in Iron Man.See also: 15 Celebrities Bef...
01:45 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Bradley Manning: 'I'm Sorry'
Bradley Manning took the stand again on Wednesday and spoke for the second time in the more than three years since his arrest. This time, he said he was sorry"I want to start off with an apology," Man...
01:35 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Fan Video Captures Tom Brady's Training Camp Injury
The sports Internet went into a frenzy on Wednesday when New England Patriots star Tom Brady was forced to leave a training camp practice after suffering a left knee injury. As speculation about Brady...
01:24 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Loot Crate Delivers a Monthly Goodie Box of Games to Your Door
Monthly delivery services exist for just about everything — Birchbox for beauty products, BarkBox for puppy essentials and HelloFlo for "that time of the month."But the services listed above don...
01:24 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Loot Crate Delivers a Monthly Goodie Box for Gamers
Monthly delivery services exist for just about everything — Birchbox for beauty products, BarkBox for puppy essentials and HelloFlo for "that time of the month."But the services listed above don...
01:11 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 11 Stop-Motion Vine Videos Starring Dinosaurs
Transport yourself to the Jurassic period in six seconds with these eye-catching Vine videos.This week's Vine Challenge was all about dinosaurs. We challenged you to create a Vine video that starred e...
01:09 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable CNN Embarks on $15 Million Web Redesign
"The future of CNN is as much about digital as about television, if not more."With those words, CNN President Jeff Zucker kicked off a press event in Manhattan on Wednesday, where the network unveiled...
12:51 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable How the Syrian Electronic Army Attacked SocialFlow
Earlier this week, the Facebook and Twitter accounts of social media content manager SocialFlow — along with those from other companies such as The New York Post — were subject to a major ...
12:46 am -04 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Samsung Sued for $108 Million by Brazilian Ministry of Labor
Brazilian prosecutors are in the process of filing a lawsuit for approximately $108 million against the South Korea-based tech company Samsung, citing labor rights violations in one of the company's f...
12:41 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Media Reports Misrepresent Google's Position on Email Privacy
Several sites reported on Tuesday that Google believed Gmail users had no expectation of privacy in the context of their emailsThe alarming stories referred to a legal brief (embedded below) in which ...
12:41 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Google's Position on Email Privacy Misrepresented by Media Reports
Several sites reported on Tuesday that Google believed Gmail users had no expectation of privacy in the context of their emailsThe alarming stories referred to a legal brief (embedded below) in which ...
12:36 am -04 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Tiny Diamonds Levitate in Wild Physics Experiment
For the first time, researchers have levitated microscopic diamonds using lasers, expanding physicists' understanding of microscopic particles and potentially providing new tools for quantum computing...
12:32 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Researcher: Advertise Your Facebook Post Within 24 Hours or Don't Bother
If your brand just posted a status on Facebook, don't waste time waiting to amplify it with an ad buy. If you don't do so within 24 hours, you will lose a great deal of the engagement and viral impres...
12:11 am +10 - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable 7 Apps for Steamy Text Sessions
You know that app you use for sexting? Its developers would rather you not sext with it. In fact, considering the iffy legal issues surrounding sexting and "intimate photo sharing," most apps used for...
12:02 am GMT - Thu, August 15, 2013
Mashable Google+ Updates Android App With New Location, Photo Features
Google+ unveiled a slew of new features to the platform's Android mobile app on Wednesday, most notably updates to the site's geo-location feature that allows Google+ users to share their locations wi...
11:58 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable State Department May Give Embassy Drone Surveillance Another Shot
The State Department's security bureau is back in the market for a contractor to fly surveillance drones over U.S. embassies abroad and along diplomats' travel routes, according to contracting documen...
11:38 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable 43% of Global Web Surfers Choose Google Chrome
Google Chrome is the world's most popular Internet browser, claiming 43% of the global marketOnly 36% of Internet users in North America are Chrome users, one of the world's lowest rates. Oceania is t...
11:32 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Why Dayparting Must Be Part of Your Mobile Strategy
Steve asks,Is dayparting important to mobile? How do I use it?The answer, in short, is a resounding yes, dayparting is important. The term refers to dividing the day into several parts and providing u...
11:21 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable RelayRides Logs 1 Million Rental Hours to Cap Busy Summer
When RelayRides users aren't driving their cars, they turn the keys over to strangers in their neighborhood. And it appears they share their wheels frequentlyThe San Francisco-based peer-to-peer car s...
11:19 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Zynga CEO Shakes Up Management
Zynga Chief Executive Officer Don Mattrick is putting his stamp on the company, seeking to reduce layers of management in a push to turn around the struggling developer of social games.Chief Operation...
10:55 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable As 'New York Times' Goes Down, Twitter Gets Comical
The New York Times website and mobile apps were down for more than two hours Wednesday, causing widespread panic across the Internet. Not because everyone was afraid about missing breaking news, but e...
10:30 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable 'New York Times' Publishes Articles on Facebook During Site Outage
The New York Times' website and iOS apps went down for more than two hours Wednesday due to an internal issue, but that didn't stop the paper of record from publishing breaking news.At first, the Time...
10:25 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Mars Food Scientists End 4-Month Mock Space Mission in Hawaii
Six scientists emerged from a space habitat on Hawaii's Big Island Tuesday, ending a four-month simulated mission designed to study how best to feed astronauts during the long trip to Mars.The mission...
10:25 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable 'Dunk Cam' Is Vine's Funniest Sports Trend
Basketball-obsessed teens have been doing it forever: Creeping up on unsuspecting friends during everyday life to throw down vicious imaginary dunks. But they haven't always had social media to record...
10:25 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable 12 Reasons 'Dunk Cam' Is Vine's Funniest Sports Trend
Basketball-obsessed teens have been doing it forever: Creeping up on unsuspecting friends during everyday life to throw down vicious imaginary dunks. But they haven't always had social media to record...
10:25 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Vending Machine Dispenses Bras
International lingerie company Wacoal revealed a bra vending machine this past Friday at its Une NaNa Cool brand specialty shop in Shibuya, Japan.The vending machine is stocked with the brand's wirele...
10:25 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Master The Kitchen With These 10 Simple Food Hacks
Eating is arguably the best part of the day, so why settle for mediocrity in the kitchen? We know it can be tough to find time to cook for yourself. Even when you do have the time, small cooking dilem...
10:10 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Fans Give Round of 'Applause' for Lady Gaga's New Look
Lady Gaga's Little Monsters are celebrating the release of her new single the best way they know how: By painting their faces to recreate her look featured on the cover of the pop icon's latest single...
10:07 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Qardio Monitors Send Real-Time Stats to Your Doctor
For people with cardiovascular issues, keeping constant track of blood pressure and heart rates is a necessary but often cumbersome task.Qardio, a healthcare tech company, is attempting to facilitate ...
10:01 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Google Search Will Pull Info From Your Email for Smarter Results
Google is ramping up its search functionality to make it easier to pull up what you're looking for, from details about your flight's status and upcoming dinner reservations to tracking information on ...
09:45 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Bradley Manning: 'I'm Sorry'
Bradley Manning took the stand again on Wednesday and spoke for the second time in the more than three years since his arrest. This time, he said he was sorry"I want to start off with an apology," Man...
09:24 pm -04 - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Loot Crate Delivers a Monthly Goodie Box for Gamers
Monthly delivery services exist for just about everything — Birchbox for beauty products, BarkBox for puppy essentials and HelloFlo for "that time of the month."But the services listed above don...
09:22 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Solves Xbox's 'Red Ring of Death' Problem
If you've ever owned an Xbox 360, you know about the fatal "red ring of death" — lights in the front of older Xbox 360 models would glow red if the console overheated to the point that it was un...
09:13 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Edward Snowden: Unencrypted Email Isn't Safe
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Mashable Windows 8.1 Update Ready for Download on Oct. 17
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08:24 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
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08:17 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable 7 Hot Management Positions in New York, Los Angeles and More
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Mashable NPR Website Gets a Clean, Simple Facelift
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Mashable Apple Stock Hits $500 for First Time in More Than 6 Months
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Mashable Drync Is the Shazam for Wine
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Mashable NPR Website Gets a Clean, Simple Facelift
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Mashable Warby Parker Appeals to 'The Literary Life' in Second TV Ad
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The New York Times' website and iOS apps went down for more than two hours Wednesday due to an internal issue, but that didn't stop the paper of record from publishing breaking news.At first, the Time...
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Mashable Mars Food Scientists End 4-Month Mock Space Mission in Hawaii
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Mashable WWE Unveils Social Hub, Google Glass Integration for SummerSlam
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Mashable Apple Acquires Video Discovery Service Matcha.tv
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05:14 pm GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
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Mashable Behind the Screens of Twitter's Funniest Parody Accounts
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Mashable 15 Dating Tips From 'Game of Thrones'
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Mashable Sphero Robot Introduces Version 2.0, Focused on Kids
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Mashable Lightning Strike Electrifies Train in Japan
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Mashable 10 Differences Between Freshman Year in High School and College
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Mashable Häagen-Dazs Debuts Musical Augmented-Reality App
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Mashable Cory Booker Tops 100 Social Media Posts En Route to Victory
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11:00 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable AquaTop Turns Your Bathtub Into an Interactive Touch Device
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10:00 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Sina Weibo Valued at $6 Billion
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09:00 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Leave Your Charger at Home, Urine Will Power Your Phone
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07:56 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Test Your Hearing With This Quick and Simple Experiment
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07:30 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Should You Really Send That to the Cloud?
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07:02 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Häagen-Dazs Debuts Musical Augmented-Reality App
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Mashable The TARDIS Spotted on Google Maps
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06:00 am -04 - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Sina Weibo Valued at $6 Billion
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05:22 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Cory Booker Tops 100 Social Media Posts En Route to Victory
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05:00 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Aaron Paul Calls Redditors 'Bitch' in AMA
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05:00 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable 15 Fears for the Scaredy Cat in All of Us
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04:43 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Woman Staring at Library Patrons Makes for Supremely Awkward Prank
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04:10 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable More Than 40% of Americans Use Facebook Every Day
Facebook unveiled new U.S. user metrics on Tuesday, announcing that more than 128 million users log into the web version of the site every day. That's more than 40% of all AmericansOn mobile, that num...
03:57 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Explore an Underwater Volcano Live in HD
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03:26 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Korn Drops Psychedelic Lyric Video for 'Never Never'
Remember Korn? Doesn't matter, get pumped — or get ready to hurt your eyes. The band on Tuesday dropped the psychedelic lyric video for "Never Never," its first single from the forthcoming album...
03:17 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Wearable 'Symbiosis Suit' Grows Food, Feeds You Algae
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03:01 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Elon Musk's Hyperloop by the Numbers
On Monday, SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk announced alpha plans for his Hyperloop high-speed transportation system.Hyperloop would hypothetically take passengers from San Francisco to Los A...
02:44 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable First Lady Michelle Obama's Hip-Hop Album Is Not a Joke
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02:28 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable An Old-School Petzval Lens for the DSLR Photographer
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01:59 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
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01:35 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable AOL CEO Apologizes for Firing Patch Exec in Front of Hundreds of Employees
AOL's CEO Tim Armstrong made the task of letting go of hundreds of employees even more unsavory last week when he very publicly fired one of them on the spot.During a company conference call on Friday...
01:30 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Ron Burgundy From 'Anchorman' to Write a Memoir
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01:22 am -04 - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Cory Booker Tops 100 Social Media Posts En Route to Victory
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01:16 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable The Ice Cream Here Is Made to Order in 60 Seconds
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01:07 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Syrian Electronic Army Targets SocialFlow, Journalists
The Syrian Electronic Army took credit for hacking several Twitter accounts on Tuesday afternoon.As seen in the screenshots below, it appears the SEA hacked three New York Post journalists' accounts &...
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Mashable You Have 2 More Days to Submit to The Mashies
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Mashable BlackBerry Has Sought Buyers Since 2012
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12:40 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
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12:40 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable 'That Dragon, Cancer' Granted OUYA Funding
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12:11 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S4 Arrives in Purple This Fall
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12:06 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Thai Police Want to Mine Popular Japanese App for Chat Records
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12:00 am GMT - Wed, August 14, 2013
Mashable Topsy Offers Developers More Insight Into Your Twitter Data
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11:35 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable This Investor's Tweets Boosted Apple's Stock More Than 5%
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11:29 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable How Twitter Hooked a College Kid Up With a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader
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11:25 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Twitter Buys Startup Marakana to Power 'Twitter University'
In an effort to provide "world-class technical training" to its engineering staff, Twitter on Tuesday announced Twitter University, a project fueled by new acquisition MarakanaA Twitter rep declined t...
11:21 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
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If popularity on Twitter translates to votes, as new research suggests, Newark Mayor Cory Booker will win the New Jersey special election primary on Tuesday.One of the most popular politicians on Twit...
11:01 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Elon Musk's Hyperloop by the Numbers
On Monday, SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk announced alpha plans for his Hyperloop high-speed transportation system.Hyperloop would hypothetically take passengers from San Francisco to Los A...
11:00 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Obama 'Sings' Demi Lovato's 'Made in the USA'
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10:46 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Take That, Mike: Dr. J Dunks at 63
After video of Michael Jordan dunking at the age of 50 became a mini Internet phenomenon over the past few days, the NBA released a video reminding fans not to overlook another all-time great who's st...
10:38 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Fitbit Raises $43 Million for Wearable Fitness Trackers
Big money continues to flow into health-tracking startups.Fitbit, which produces wearable fitness trackers, revealed in an SEC filing on Tuesday that it has raised a new $43 million round of funding, ...
10:28 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable An Old-School Petzval Lens for the DSLR Photographer
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10:27 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 'Harlem Shake' Producer Releases Wild Music Video With Jay Z
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Mashable Personal Jetpack Awarded Flight Permit
The New Zealand developers of a personalized jetpack said Tuesday that aviation regulators have issued the device with a flying permit, allowing for manned test flights. Martin Aircraft Chief Executiv...
09:58 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable White House Scolds Bo for Trying to Make Fetch Happen
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09:48 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Free 'CheapCast' Android App Mimics Google Chromecast
If you'd rather not fork out the cash for a Google Chromecast device, then a new app for Android could be a good alternative.If the CheapCast app (free on Android) truly works like it promises, the ap...
09:43 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable The Most Glamorous, Booty-Shaking Bar Mitzvah Performance Ever
This is Sam. He might just be the world's next pop music dancing sensation.The 12-year-old put on a dazzling show for his Bar Mitzvah last fall. In the video above, you can watch the opening dance num...
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Mashable AOL CEO Apologizes for Firing Patch Exec in Front of Hundreds of Employees
AOL's CEO Tim Armstrong made the task of letting go of hundreds of employees even more unsavory last week when he very publicly fired one of them on the spot.During a company conference call on Friday...
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Mashable Ron Burgundy From 'Anchorman' to Write a Memoir
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09:29 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Experts Raise Doubts Over Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Dream
About 10 months ago, CEO of Tesla Motors and Space X Elon Musk asked some engineers from both companies to help him invent a new form of transportation. Yesterday, he unveiled the design for what he c...
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Mashable The Ice Cream Here Is Made to Order in 60 Seconds
Scooping ice cream from big tubs is so last summer.At San Francisco's Smitten Ice Cream shop, employees use fresh, local ingredients to churn out the frozen goodness in-house in made-to-order batches....
09:14 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 'Hey Girl' Chrome Extension Ryan Gosling-ifies Your Web Browsing
Your Internet browsing experience is ugly and average. Give it an injection of sex appeal with the Hey Girl Chrome extensionThe tool changes the images on any webpage to hot shots of Ryan Gosling. Wei...
09:07 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Syrian Electronic Army Targets SocialFlow, Journalists
The Syrian Electronic Army took credit for hacking several Twitter accounts on Tuesday afternoon.As seen in the screenshots below, it appears the SEA hacked three New York Post journalists' accounts &...
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Mashable Twitter Can Predict U.S. Election Results
Political consultants, university sociologists and amateur statisticians are now one step closer to using data from Twitter like they use polling data.An Indiana University study has pulled, from the ...
08:56 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Designers Imagine a Makeover for Yahoo's Logo
Yahoo recently announced that it will introduce a new logo next month — after publishing 30-days of alternative designs that didn't quite make the cut — but some designers seem to think th...
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Mashable You Have 2 More Days to Submit to The Mashies
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Mashable 10 Action Shots That Will Get Your Heart Racing
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08:24 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Samsung Unveils Sexy Curved OLED TV for $8,999
Samsung has officially announced the U.S. pricing and availability for its 55-inch curved OLED TV.The KN55S9C was previously announced in Asia and expected to sell for around $15,000 in the United Sta...
08:16 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable U.S. Government Releases First of Aaron Swartz's Secret Service Files
After months of refusals followed by delays, the United States government has finally begun to release the Secret Service files associated with the late hacker and Internet freedom activist Aaron Swar...
08:06 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Thai Police Want to Mine Popular Japanese App for Chat Records
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08:01 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable MTV VMAs Let You Vote Using Vine for First Time Ever
Music fans can vote using Vine videos and hashtags for the first time ever in an MTV Video Music Awards' category. Leading up to and during the Aug. 25 ceremony, fans can weigh in on the Best Song of ...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Microsoft 'Manta Ray' Keyboard Puts Carpal Tunnel on Notice
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07:53 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Watch Nelly and His 'Homebee' Rap for Honey Nut Cheerios
Rapper Nelly and Cheerios launched an unlikely collaboration including a sanitized remake of his 2001 hit "Ride Wit Me." In the video above, Nelly (a.k.a. Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr.) gives the Honey Nut...
07:35 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable This Investor's Tweets Boosted Apple's Stock More Than 5%
The largest company in the world just saw its stock moved significantly by two tweets from an investor.Carl Icahn, a billionaire activist investor who has been in the news a lot lately for his efforts...
07:31 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Digital Radio Is Twice as Popular as Mobile Phone Music
Do you listen to more music on your phone or computer? You may be surprised to learn that more than twice as many Americans stream digital radio services than listen to music on their phones.In 2013, ...
07:18 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable A Private Message to Apple CEO Tim Cook
Hi Tim,I know you’re up to your neck in preparations for what you promised will be a busy fall product season. That’s good. I wanted, however, to speak privately with you about Apple and t...
06:46 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Take That, Mike: Dr. J Dunks at 63
After video of Michael Jordan dunking at the age of 50 became a mini Internet phenomenon over the past few days, the NBA released a video reminding fans not to overlook another all-time great who's st...
06:40 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Larry Ellison Opens Up About Steve Jobs' Last Days
Few people knew Steve Jobs better than Oracle founder Larry Ellison. The two were friends for more than two decades and lived next door to each other for a time. Now, Ellison is opening up about the A...
06:32 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Hubble Telescope Locates Mysterious Source of Magellanic Stream
An enormous stream of gas, known as the Magellanic Stream, spans much of the Milky Way. But until recently, the cause of this phenomenon has remained unknown.A team of astronomers led by Andrew J. Fox...
06:31 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Paying Off Student Loans? This App Can Help
Recent grads may very well agree that student loan debt is like the bastard child of the collegiate experience: unexpected, unwanted and very expensive for years to come.Debt is hard enough to recover...
06:15 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable How ModCloth Went From a College Dorm to $100 Million a Year
ModCloth founder Susan Gregg Koger has had a long love affair with thrifting and vintage clothing. In 2002, with the help of her then-boyfriend (and now husband) Eric Koger, she launched ModCloth, a s...
06:11 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Volkswagen's SmileDrive App Tracks Your Road Trip
You might want to bring along one more passenger on your next road trip.Volkswagen recently launched SmileDrive, an app that can work as the group historian while everyone else in the car has fun on t...
06:00 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Human Rights Campaign Joins Social Good Summit
Change is the new constant, and this year's Social Good Summit is no exception.Earlier this year, the Human Rights Campaign launched a groundbreaking online campaign. It started with a simple change o...
05:59 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Larry Ellison: Apple Is in Trouble Without Steve Jobs
Larry Ellison, the billionaire founder of Oracle and longtime friend of Steve Jobs, seems to believe Apple is in trouble now that Jobs isn't around to lead the company.During an interview with Charlie...
05:27 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Windows 8.1 Coming in October 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 stories from the tech world you m...
05:04 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Study: Google, Facebook Among the Toughest Job Interviewers
Google has earned a reputation for posing brain-teasing questions to interviewees in order to ensure that only the best and brightest make it through its ranks. But according to a new survey, Google i...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 10 Easy Life Hacks for DIY Dummies
Not everyone can be Martha Stewart, with crafting abilities that makes Pinterest users drool with envy. But even if you've been called a crafting lost cause, don't put away your glue gun just yetTry s...
04:30 pm +01 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 15 Outdoor Games That Will Make You Miss Being a Kid
When the weather gets hot, it's hard not to fall into a nostalgic daydream of your sunny, summery childhood.Instead of being stuck inside at work all day, you hung out with your siblings, best friends...
04:00 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Forgot Your Password? Use These 8 Apps
Let's be honest — if we had a dime for every time we forgot a password, we'd probably be able to collect more money than what all of our logins are worth on the black market.As hackers become mo...
03:58 pm -06 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable White House Scolds Bo for Trying to Make Fetch Happen
Bo, the First Dog, is the Gretchen Wieners of the White House.The White House tweeted out a photo of the curly-haired pooch holding a tennis ball in the Oval Office with a totally Mean Girls caption.B...
03:48 pm -06 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Free 'CheapCast' Android App Mimics Google Chromecast
If you'd rather not fork out the cash for a Google Chromecast device, then a new app for Android could be a good alternative.If the CheapCast app (free on Android) truly works like it promises, the ap...
03:43 pm -06 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable The Most Glamorous, Booty-Shaking Bar Mitzvah Performance Ever
This is Sam. He might just be the world's next pop music dancing sensation.The 12-year-old put on a dazzling show for his Bar Mitzvah last fall. In the video above, you can watch the opening dance num...
03:31 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Digital Radio Is Twice as Popular as Mobile Phone Music
Do you listen to more music on your phone or computer? You may be surprised to learn that more than twice as many Americans stream digital radio services than listen to music on their phones.In 2013, ...
03:30 pm +01 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 21 Origami Pieces That Make a Fold Statement
Origami might be the traditional, ageless art of paper folding from Japan, but these creations are out of this world.Producing intricate sculptures out of paper isn't an easy feat. It takes precision,...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 15 Outdoor Games That Will Make You Miss Being a Kid
When the weather gets hot, it's hard not to fall into a nostalgic daydream of your sunny, summery childhood.Instead of being stuck inside at work all day, you hung out with your siblings, best friends...
03:04 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable iPad vs. iPad Mini: Which Should You Buy?
When Apple announced the release of the fourth-generation iPad — often called the iPad 4, or iPad with Retina display — in October 2012, many consumers felt angered by the rapid replacemen...
02:40 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Larry Ellison Opens Up About Steve Jobs' Last Days
Few people knew Steve Jobs better than Oracle founder Larry Ellison. The two were friends for more than two decades and lived next door to each other for a time. Now, Ellison is opening up about the A...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 21 Origami Pieces That Make a Fold Statement
Origami might be the traditional, ageless art of paper folding from Japan, but these creations are out of this world.Producing intricate sculptures out of paper isn't an easy feat. It takes precision,...
02:00 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable How to Fix a Broken iPhone Home Button
No gadget button gets as much love as your iPhone's home button. Because you rely on it to navigate every aspect of your iPhone, a slow or unresponsive home button can be a huge inconvenience.There ar...
01:30 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 15 Places Where Cats Don't Belong
There is a time and a place for cute kitties. Believe it or not, though, it's not all of the timePerhaps a situation is a bit dangerous or slightly cruel or just a tad illegal. (What is the drinking a...
01:30 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 15 Cats That Don't Care About Your Silly Rules
There is a time and a place for cute kitties. Believe it or not, though, it's not all of the timePerhaps a situation is a bit dangerous or slightly cruel or just a tad illegal. (What is the drinking a...
01:27 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Windows 8.1 Coming in October 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 stories from the tech world you m...
01:00 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable The 8 First Social Media Posts From Space
Thanks to social media, outer space feels closer than ever before.Astronauts of all countries are represented on Twitter, Reddit and other sites, allowing users to connect, engage and learn about spac...
12:30 pm -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 10 Easy Life Hacks for DIY Dummies
Not everyone can be Martha Stewart, with crafting abilities that makes Pinterest users drool with envy. But even if you've been called a crafting lost cause, don't put away your glue gun just yetTry s...
12:00 pm GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable DrinkSavvy Cups Detect Date Rape Drugs
In 90% of sexual assault cases that occur on college campuses, alcohol is involved and, sometimes, more than just alcohol. Since they gained notoriety in the '90s, date rape drugs have been a source o...
11:00 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable When a Cold-Hearted Corporation Takes Away Your Virtual Pet
Pet Society was a Facebook game played by hundreds of thousands of people. Users raised pets and interacted with other virtual pet owners. The game launched in 2008, and Electronic Arts shut it down i...
10:30 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 21 Origami Pieces That Make a Fold Statement
Origami might be the traditional, ageless art of paper folding from Japan, but these creations are out of this world.Producing intricate sculptures out of paper isn't an easy feat. It takes precision,...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Life Turned (Almost) Upside Down in Epic Sideways Room Prank
It's not easy being the younger brother of a ruthless prankster.Tobias Mathijsen — the Dutch filmmaker whose pink bedroom prank went viral last year — is back again with a new prank in whi...
09:00 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable The 8 First Social Media Posts From Space
Thanks to social media, outer space feels closer than ever before.Astronauts of all countries are represented on Twitter, Reddit and other sites, allowing users to connect, engage and learn about spac...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Mochibag Aims to Reinvent the Drawstring Backpack
Drawstring backpacks haven't changed much over the years, but now one Chicago-based company believes it has developed a superior design for the bag.Mochibags are designed to address common issues with...
08:25 am +01 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Windows 8.1 Expected to Arrive in October
Microsoft is now putting the final touches on Windows 8.1, but users may have to wait until October to get their hands on the operating system's latest versionMicrosoft previously announced that it wo...
07:56 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable When the U.S. Hooked Spy Photos From Space
The early space age is marked by Soviet accomplishments — the first satellites, the first living being launched into orbit and the first man in space to name just a few. But there was one very i...
07:25 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Windows 8.1 Expected to Arrive in October
Microsoft is now putting the final touches on Windows 8.1, but users may have to wait until October to get their hands on the operating system's latest versionMicrosoft previously announced that it wo...
07:03 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 'Kick-Ass' Gets a Spectacular 8-Bit Makeover
Grab your old-school gaming consoles, Kick-Ass has gone from silver screen to 8-bit.See also: 'Kick-Ass 2' Trailer Promises More Profane Beat DownsPosted to YouTube channel CineFix, the above vid...
06:35 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Marimba! How Apple's Default Text-Message Alert Was Born
It started, as so many things do, with SoundJam.In 1998, a trio of developers released the Mac-friendly MP3 player — the WinAmp-style software that would evolve into iTunes.This isn't the story ...
06:10 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Build Your Own SLR Camera With This DIY Kit
What was life like before Instagram and DSLRs? It's hard to imagine.But Lomography's Konstructor DIY kit helps paint a picture of that time long, long ago. The kit lets you build a 35mm plastic SLR ca...
05:30 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 'Back in Time' Documentary Explores Iconic DeLorean Time Machine
As the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future approaches, one Kickstarter team wants to celebrate a very specific part of the iconic sci-fi film: the DeLorean.Filmmaker Jason Aron created a Kickstarte...
05:13 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Hyperloop Dreams: Let's Fund More Unrealistic Ideas
Oh, how easy it is — and how unfulfilling — to sit in the peanut gallery. In the age of social media, pretty much all of us are sitting there.That much was clear Monday, when Elon Musk unv...
05:00 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Mochibag Aims to Reinvent the Drawstring Backpack
Drawstring backpacks haven't changed much over the years, but now one Chicago-based company believes it has developed a superior design for the bag.Mochibags are designed to address common issues with...
04:51 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable DNA Tests Could Reveal True Mona Lisa
Scientists hope to use DNA to identify the woman who inspired Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. It's widely believed that the wife of a silk merchant, Lisa Gherardini, was the model featured in the famou...
04:37 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Watch Videos Go Viral on Twitter
It's a question as old as YouTube: Why do some Internet videos go viral while others sit and collect virtual dust? It's not an easy question to answer — there's no secret formula viral video suc...
04:11 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 'Breaking Bad' Fans Furious About iTunes Season Pass
Apple's iTunes Store is receiving an avalanche of complaints for the way it has promoted and sold Breaking Bad season five to season-pass subscribers. Some who bought the pass for the popular AMC show...
03:56 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable When the U.S. Hooked Spy Photos From Space
The early space age is marked by Soviet accomplishments — the first satellites, the first living being launched into orbit and the first man in space to name just a few. But there was one very i...
03:49 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Monsters Take Over New York City in Artist's Creations
Forget about checking under the bed, or calling the Ghostbusters — these goofy monsters are the type you want to befriend.New York illustrator and product designer Sadi Tekin adds a little paran...
03:31 am +01 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable John Lasseter Accepts Disney Legend for Steve Jobs
This past weekend, the D23 Expo 2013 honored the late Steve Jobs with a "Disney Legend" award. John Lasseter, an early employee of Pixar, accepted it on behalf of the Apple co-founder and former chief...
03:19 am +01 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 'Thorested Development' Parody Plants Loki on a Segway
Thor and Arrested Development are powerful pop-culture forces in their own rights. But together, these two make perfect parody fodder.Enter "Thorested Development," a short animated parody from YouTub...
03:05 am +01 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable John McCain Live-Tweets Jury Duty
John McCain is no stranger to civil service. As his Twitter followers learned Monday, however, being a war hero and longtime member of Congress doesn't exempt McCain from jury duty.Reporting for #jury...
03:03 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 'Kick-Ass' Gets a Spectacular 8-Bit Makeover
Grab your old-school gaming consoles, Kick-Ass has gone from silver screen to 8-bit.See also: 'Kick-Ass 2' Trailer Promises More Profane Beat DownsPosted to YouTube channel CineFix, the above vid...
03:00 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Facebook's Worst-Case Scenario: Becoming the Next Yahoo
It's 2020 and you're 13 years old. There is very little delineation between real life and the Internet. Your face computer ensures that an IM, text, photo or video is only a blink away. Your friends a...
02:46 am +01 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Facebook Acquires Mobile Technologies, a Speech Translation Developer
Facebook has acquired Mobile Technologies, a developer of voice recognition and translation tools, the two companies announced late Monday. The terms of the deal were not immediately disclosedMobile T...
02:31 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Early Pixar Employee Accepts Disney Legend for Steve Jobs
This past weekend, the D23 Expo 2013 honored the late Steve Jobs with a "Disney Legend" award. John Lasseter, an early employee of Pixar, accepted it on behalf of the Apple co-founder and former chief...
02:31 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable John Lasseter Accepts Disney Legend for Steve Jobs
This past weekend, the D23 Expo 2013 honored the late Steve Jobs with a "Disney Legend" award. John Lasseter, an early employee of Pixar, accepted it on behalf of the Apple co-founder and former chief...
02:19 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 'Thorested Development' Parody Plants Loki on a Segway
Thor and Arrested Development are powerful pop-culture forces in their own rights. But together, these two make perfect parody fodder.Enter "Thorested Development," a short animated parody from YouTub...
02:05 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable John McCain Live-Tweets Jury Duty
John McCain is no stranger to civil service. As his Twitter followers learned Monday, however, being a war hero and longtime member of Congress doesn't exempt McCain from jury duty.Reporting for #jury...
02:03 am +01 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 111 Songs by Girls Who Run the World
Beyoncé answered the question "Who run the world?" best — girls.This week's edition of Music Monday is girls only. It is impossible to incoporate all of music's powerful, talented women int...
02:00 am +01 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Elon Musk Reveals Hyperloop Transport System Alpha Design
Entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled alpha design plans Monday for his highly-anticipated Hyperloop high-speed transportation system.As expected at around 4:30 p.m ET on Monday, the alpha designs went live...
01:46 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Facebook Acquires Mobile Technologies, a Speech Translation Developer
Facebook has acquired Mobile Technologies, a developer of voice recognition and translation tools, the two companies announced late Monday. The terms of the deal were not immediately disclosedMobile T...
01:33 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable One Woman's Spot-On Musical Impressions of 19 Famous Divas
Spot-on impressions are hard to come by, but off-Broadway actress Christina Bianco is a total proThe YouTube video above shows her performing a special rendition of Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of th...
01:30 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 'Back in Time' Documentary Explores Iconic DeLorean Time Machine
As the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future approaches, one Kickstarter team wants to celebrate a very specific part of the iconic sci-fi film: the DeLorean.Filmmaker Jason Aron created a Kickstarte...
01:13 am -04 - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Hyperloop Dreams: Let's Fund More Unrealistic Ideas
Oh, how easy it is — and how unfulfilling — to sit in the peanut gallery. In the age of social media, pretty much all of us are sitting there.That much was clear Monday, when Elon Musk unv...
01:03 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable 111 Songs by Girls Who Run the World
Beyoncé answered the question "Who run the world?" best — girls.This week's edition of Music Monday is girls only. It is impossible to incoporate all of music's powerful, talented women int...
01:00 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Elon Musk Reveals Hyperloop Transport System Alpha Design
Entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled alpha design plans Monday for his highly-anticipated Hyperloop high-speed transportation system.As expected at around 4:30 p.m ET on Monday, the alpha designs went live...
12:45 am GMT - Tue, August 13, 2013
Mashable Audi Designed This Futuristic Car From 'Ender's Game'
There's a scene at the beginning of the trailer for Ender's Game that depicts a futuristic, sci-fi car. It was tough to get a good look, but now we finally have some more detail