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11:44 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Mitt Romney's Son Tweets Photo After Car Wreck Rescue
What's the only thing left to do after rescuing four people from a car accident? Pose for a picture with the wrecked car and post it on Twitter, of course.That's what 2012 presidential candidate Mitt ...
11:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 11 Signs Your Girlfriend Wants to Move In
Bachelor pads are a delicate ecosystem — the balance of pizza and beer must be maintained at all timesTaking your relationship to the next level can be tricky — especially when it involves...
11:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Black Friday Shoppers Fight for Their Right to Shop
This Black Friday, maybe you should hide yo kids and hide yo wife, cause Black Friday shoppers are doing a lot more than snatching yo people up. During the past few years, this unofficial holiday has ...
10:48 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Jimmy Fallon Gives Pop Hits a Very Festive Holiday Makeover
Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke and Daft Punk have dominated the charts all year with their catchy hits, but their lyrics just aren't cheery and festive enough for the holidaysSo comedian Jimmy Fallon, act...
10:46 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 9 People Winning at Black Friday
Black Friday is both exciting and terrifying, holding the promise of cheap electronics and the human equivalent of the stampede scene from The Lion King.See also: The Most-Tweeted Words on Black Frida...
10:24 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 'Sherlock' Returns Jan. 1 in the UK
Our favorite modern-day sleuth, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, returns for season three of Sherlock on Jan. 1. The BBC tweeted the photo and message, below, early Friday, revealing the show will resu...
10:09 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable The Art of the Branded Video
Marketers can become obsessed with video view counts and completion rates — and for good reason. Videos are expensive and time-intensive to create, so they want to make sure they're getting ROI....
10:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable UniKey Unlocks Doors by Touch, for 21st Century Entry
Secure keyless entry to your home via smartphone would make life significantly easier in any number of instances: arms full of groceries, or a guest who needs to get in without keys, to name a few. Se...
09:16 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Grim Website Tallies Black Friday Deaths
Despite what your receipt says, this Black Friday Death Count website serves as a grim reminder of what Black Friday truly costsThe website totals Black Friday deaths and injuries back to 2006, each w...
09:15 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 'Shrunken Football' Photos Make Soccer Delightfully Weird
It's the ultimate sports Tumblr — except it's on TwitterCalled — appropriately enough — "Shrunken Footballers," the account takes soccer photos, and then delightfully reduces the gam...
08:44 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Comet ISON: Roasted by the Sun, Vanishes But Maybe Survived
Call it a cosmic holiday miracle. The much-anticipated Comet ISON appeared to disintegrate during its Thanksgiving Day slingshot around the sun Thursday, but something — it seems — may hav...
08:36 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable The 15 Best Websites, According to Redditors
Unraveling the ever-changing World Wide Web to find the very best sites can be a daunting and time consuming task. Or, you could just ask Reddit.That's what one Redditor did Thursday, posing to the re...
08:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Black Friday: Deals, Madness and Leftovers
Without fail, on this day after Thanksgiving, America heaves with ambivalence for Black Friday. We love it for its shopping deals. We hate it for its consumerist excess. We love it for the leftover tu...
08:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Sony Patents Wig Equipped With Lasers and GPS
A recent Sony patent shows plans for a wearable computing device in the form of — wait for it — a wig. This "Smartwig" contains all the features you'd expect from a computerized toupee, i...
08:07 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 7 Sites for Holiday Gift Inspiration
Are you looking for a little extra gift-buying inspiration this holiday season? We can help you out with these useful sites that offer excellent gift suggestionsSee also: 20 Secret Santa Gifts Under $...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 11 Snow Sculptures That Will Freeze Your Brain
Winter starts in just under a month, but Mother Nature has no plans to hold off on snow until then. Soon most of us will be back to shoveling sidewalks, sprinkling salt and cursing the days we have to...
07:10 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable BiOrb Is a Happy Home for Your Fish
Product name: BiOrb 15L Flow AquariumPrice: $149.99 on BiOrb's site, or $124.99 on AmazonWho would like this?: Any fish owners looking to save space and energyFish don't require a lot of attention. As...
06:52 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Bitcoin Black Friday Goes Live 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....
04:33 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Apple Black Friday Deals in Europe: Discounts Instead of Gift Cards
Apple's Black Friday deals have gone live in European stores. Unlike Australia and the U.S., where customers are offered gift cards for purchases, in Europe Apple is offering standard discountsThe sav...
04:30 pm -07 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 11 Signs Your Girlfriend Wants to Move In
Bachelor pads are a delicate ecosystem — the balance of pizza and beer must be maintained at all timesTaking your relationship to the next level can be tricky — especially when it involves...
04:03 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable The Most Memorable Brand Wins and Fails of 2013
Oreo kicked off the year with a brilliant, impromptu online ad during the Super Bowl, the success of which inspired countless other real-time marketing campaigns, many of which fell shortTech companie...
03:48 pm -07 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Jimmy Fallon Gives Pop Hits a Very Festive Holiday Makeover
Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke and Daft Punk have dominated the charts all year with their catchy hits, but their lyrics just aren't cheery and festive enough for the holidaysSo comedian Jimmy Fallon, act...
03:33 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Sony to Disable Some PSN Features in Europe for PlayStation 4 Launch
Sony will disable certain PlayStation Network features in Europe and Australia on PlayStation 4 launch day, the company has announcedSony claims this temporary measure is due to the great influx of pl...
03:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Black Friday: Deals, Madness and Leftovers
Without fail, on this day after Thanksgiving, America heaves with ambivalence for Black Friday. We love it for its shopping deals. We hate it for its consumerist excess. We love it for the leftover tu...
03:24 pm -07 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 'Sherlock' Returns Jan. 1 in the UK
Our favorite modern-day sleuth, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, returns for season three of Sherlock on Jan. 1. The BBC tweeted the photo and message, below, early Friday, revealing the show will resu...
02:24 pm -08 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 'Sherlock' Returns Jan. 1 in the UK
Our favorite modern-day sleuth, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, returns for season three of Sherlock on Jan. 1. The BBC tweeted the photo and message, below, early Friday, revealing the show will resu...
02:15 pm -07 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 'Shrunken Football' Photos Make Soccer Delightfully Weird
It's the ultimate sports Tumblr — except it's on TwitterCalled — appropriately enough — "Shrunken Footballers," the account takes soccer photos, and then delightfully reduces the gam...
01:57 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Police Need Small Bomb Squad Bots But Don't Have the Money
Police squads across the U.S. respond to more than 30,000 bomb-related incidents every year. Though many turn out to be hoaxes or false alarms, the immediacy of these situations highlights a need for ...
01:15 pm -08 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 'Shrunken Football' Photos Make Soccer Delightfully Weird
It's the ultimate sports Tumblr — except it's on TwitterCalled — appropriately enough — "Shrunken Footballers," the account takes soccer photos, and then delightfully reduces the gam...
01:07 pm -07 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 7 Sites for Holiday Gift Inspiration
Are you looking for a little extra gift-buying inspiration this holiday season? We can help you out with these useful sites that offer excellent gift suggestionsSee also: 20 Secret Santa Gifts Under $...
12:25 pm GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Happy Day Before Black Friday
With Black Friday sales beginning as early as Wednesday this year, Thanksgiving is barely getting its time in the spotlight.See also: 12 Black Friday Hall-of-FamersIn this comic, Krishna Sadasivam of ...
11:03 am -05 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable The Most Memorable Brand Wins and Fails of 2013
Oreo kicked off the year with a brilliant, impromptu online ad during the Super Bowl, the success of which inspired countless other real-time marketing campaigns, many of which fell shortTech companie...
09:59 am GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Why Jupiter's Red Spot Won't Die
Jupiter’s signature Great Red Spot is sort of the Doctor Who of storms: It just won’t die — even when it has been proven that it must die. And now, for the first time, some fluid dyn...
06:57 am -07 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Police Need Small Bomb Squad Bots But Don't Have the Money
Police squads across the U.S. respond to more than 30,000 bomb-related incidents every year. Though many turn out to be hoaxes or false alarms, the immediacy of these situations highlights a need for ...
05:25 am -07 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Happy Day Before Black Friday
With Black Friday sales beginning as early as Wednesday this year, Thanksgiving is barely getting its time in the spotlight.See also: 12 Black Friday Hall-of-FamersIn this comic, Krishna Sadasivam of ...
05:00 am GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable What Tech CEOs Are Thankful for This Holiday
On Thanksgiving, us common folk are usually appreciative of friends, family, a good dinner and a rent-stabilized apartmentTech CEOs, however, are grateful for more peculiar things.See also: What Tech ...
05:00 am GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 4 Types of Holiday Shoppers and How to Market to Them
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday make up some of the biggest shopping days of the holiday season, and retailers everywhere are gearing up for a busy few days of sales. But all ho...
03:56 am GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable A Very 21st Century Thanksgiving
There's no need to waste money on airfare to get home for Thanksgiving anymore — technology has got you coveredIn this Sunday comic, Maria Scrivan illustrates how tech-savvy families are spendin...
02:59 am -07 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Why Jupiter's Red Spot Won't Die
Jupiter’s signature Great Red Spot is sort of the Doctor Who of storms: It just won’t die — even when it has been proven that it must die. And now, for the first time, some fluid dyn...
02:55 am GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 9 Other Things to Do With Your Thanksgiving Turkey
Give your Thanksgiving turkey one last hurrah before he ends up in your belly.Prior to sticking the bird in the oven, consider wearing him as a hat. And if your fear of suffocating doesn't make that a...
02:35 am GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Jennifer Lawrence Parodies Rob Ford's Crack Speech on 'Letterman'
Some of Hollywood's biggest stars lampooned Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's gravy-train wreck on the Late Show with David Letterman Wednesday night.Jennifer Lawrence, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Martha Stewart...
02:08 am GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable How to Improve Your Mobile Marketing Strategy
A catchy Facebook ad has sucked you in yet again — you're just a couple clicks away from owning another completely impractical pair of stilettosExcept you're on the go during this particular sho...
01:55 am GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Burberry Loses Rights to Signature Tan, Black and Red Plaid in China
Burberry no longer holds exclusive rights to its iconic tan, black and red tartan known as the “Haymarket Check” in China, after the country’s national trademark office revoked the c...
12:58 am GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Anatomy of a Thanksgiving Dinner
Much like the human body, Thanksgiving dinner has a particular anatomy that just makes it workIn this comic, comedian Steve Adams dissects the foods of this Turkey-happy holiday, breaking down the fun...
12:26 am GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 8 Futuristic Gifts for Your Smart Home
Our phones aren't the only devices with "smart" technology these days. It seems as if everything from watches to toothbrushes are integrating intelligent tech into its design.This holds true for a mul...
12:14 am GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable Lego-Inspired Rings Link Lovers Together
Product Name: Interlocking Ring SetPrice: $150Who would like this?: Lego lovers, builders, best friends, couplesPlayful and practical, nostalgic and novel, this Interlocking Ring Set inspired by Lego ...
12:06 am GMT - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable 10 Kittens Who Shopped Till They Dropped on Black Friday
Black Friday isn't for the faint of heart — and no one knows that better than your cat (yes, you heard us right)Between waking up at the crack of dawn, fighting the crowds and enduring the lines...
12:00 am -05 - Fri, November 29, 2013
Mashable What Tech CEOs Are Thankful for This Holiday
On Thanksgiving, us common folk are usually appreciative of friends, family, a good dinner and a rent-stabilized apartmentTech CEOs, however, are grateful for more peculiar things.See also: What Tech ...
11:55 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable 'Thanksgivukkah' Searches Spike on Google During Rare Holiday Overlap
In a rare holiday overlap that won't happen again for another 70,000 years, the first day of Hanukkah fell on American Thanksgiving ThursdayThe result of this once-in-a-lifetime event? A spike in Goog...
11:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Stars, Stripes and Bricks: '50 States of Lego'
Though there's nothing wrong with a little home-state pride. But it's important to maintain a sense of humor about the goofy qualities that make each of the 50 states specialPhotographer Jeff Friesen ...
10:33 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Ask a Dev: What's a Good Designer-Developer Workflow?
Developing apps requires many people, so it's crucial to establish a workflow to organize the parties involvedThe latest video in our Ask a Dev series looks at ways developers and designers can collab...
09:55 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Judge Dismisses Apple Data-Privacy Lawsuit and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of First To Know, a Mashable series that keeps you updated on the latest in the digital world.Here are today's top headlines: U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh dismissed a...
09:06 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable 10 Things You Never Knew About 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'
For many families, the only football involved in Thanksgiving traditions comes from a blockhead in a yellow sweater falling for the same trick once again. It's been 40 years since A Charlie Brown Than...
08:12 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable 10 People Who Only Show Up During the Holidays
The holiday season has the unique ability to either enhance or destroy the human spirit. Regardless, we can all agree people act a bit strangely from mid-November to the beginning of the new year.We c...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable No, Eating Turkey Won't Make You Sleepy
Contrary to popular belief, eating turkey isn't the main reason you feel sleepy after a Thanksgiving feast.The oft-repeated turkey myth stems from the fact that turkey contains the amino acid tryptoph...
07:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Build Any Robot You Want, No Programming Required
Modular Robotics, a company based  in Boulder, Co., is about to release robot-building kits that let you construct any kind of android you want, no programming required.The kits, called MOSS, com...
07:08 pm -07 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable How to Improve Your Mobile Marketing Strategy
A catchy Facebook ad has sucked you in yet again — you're just a couple clicks away from owning another completely impractical pair of stilettosExcept you're on the go during this particular sho...
07:04 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Apple's Black Friday Deals Go Live in Australia
Apple has launched its Black Friday deals in Australia. Somewhat disappointingly, there are no discounts to be found in the Apple Store this yearInstead, buyers of Apple gadgets get Apple Store Gift C...
06:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable 12 Cats Ready to Help You With Thanksgiving Dinner
Executing the perfect Thanksgiving dinner can be unnecessarily stressful — just ask Monica Geller. But that doesn't mean you should carry the burden of providing a feast for your family on your ...
05:58 pm -07 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Anatomy of a Thanksgiving Dinner
Much like the human body, Thanksgiving dinner has a particular anatomy that just makes it workIn this comic, comedian Steve Adams dissects the foods of this Turkey-happy holiday, breaking down the fun...
05:33 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Ask a Dev: What's a Good Designer-Developer Workflow?
Developing apps requires many people, so it's crucial to establish a workflow to organize the parties involvedThe latest video in our Ask a Dev series looks at ways developers and designers can collab...
05:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable 'Soul CombatPlus' Headphones: Tough Enough for the Sportiest Music Lovers
On a jog or at the gym, most over-ear headphones are too hot, too heavy, and too likely to jostle — and let's not mention the sweat. Soul Electronics attempts to do differently with the Combats,...
05:08 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable The 33 Best Vine Videos of 2013
It’s hard to believe that Vine debuted only at the beginning of 2013. It's been an exciting year for the popular Twitter-acquired app — it added the Time Travel editing feature, released A...
04:06 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable 10 Things You Never Knew About 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'
For many families, the only football involved in Thanksgiving traditions comes from a blockhead in a yellow sweater falling for the same trick once again. It's been 40 years since A Charlie Brown Than...
03:37 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable This Drone Acts as Your Tour Guide
Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Senseable City Lab have developed a small drone that can potentially lead you wherever you want to go.Called Project SkyCall, the drone and its...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable No, Eating Turkey Won't Make You Sleepy
Contrary to popular belief, eating turkey isn't the main reason you feel sleepy after a Thanksgiving feast.The oft-repeated turkey myth stems from the fact that turkey contains the amino acid tryptoph...
02:23 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Three Unpublished J.D. Salinger Stories Leak Online
Three unpublished stories by the famously reclusive American writer, J.D. Salinger, have leaked online after appearing on an eBay auctionThe auction, which ended Sep. 23, 2013, advertised a book conta...
12:08 pm -05 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable The 33 Best Vine Videos of 2013
It’s hard to believe that Vine debuted only at the beginning of 2013. It's been an exciting year for the popular Twitter-acquired app — it added the Time Travel editing feature, released A...
12:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Elves Are the Mean Girls of Middle Earth
Anyone who has watched the opening scene of last year's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey already knows elven king Thranduil is definitely a mean girl.Running with that idea, YouTuber and animator Onl...
11:00 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Soda, Pop and Other Words Americans Just Can't Agree On
If you sit down a group of people from different parts of the United States, you're bound to come across a few cultural differences. But of all the important topics on which Americans disagree, nothin...
10:37 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable This Drone Acts as Your Tour Guide
Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Senseable City Lab have developed a small drone that can potentially lead you wherever you want to go.Called Project SkyCall, the drone and its...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Thanksgiving Brawl: Boston Market vs. Your Kitchen
There are two kinds of people on Thanksgiving: overachievers who brine their turkeys according to some fussy Martha Stewart recipe that involves juniper berries and still find time to hang fall-colore...
09:23 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Three Unpublished J.D. Salinger Stories Leak Online
Three unpublished stories by the famously reclusive American writer, J.D. Salinger, have leaked online after appearing on an eBay auctionThe auction, which ended Sep. 23, 2013, advertised a book conta...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable This Facebook App Can Help You Grieve
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: SanctriOne-Liner P...
07:56 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Thanksgivukkah Anthem Perfectly Captures History's Greatest Holiday
Thanksgivukkah is a special opportunity to eat gravy-smothered turkey while spinning dreidels and talking about pilgrims by the light of the Menorah. A capella group Six13 leads a musical charge towa...
06:56 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Sex Offender Gets Retrial After Facebook Blast Over Font Bias
A convicted sex offender in Massachusetts received a second hearing after the hearing officer who decided his case was found to be biased. The officer had posted to Facebook numerous times about the &...
06:27 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Thanksgiving Is the True Test of Human Resiliency
So you've been working on your anger management skills and coping with your stress levels. Good for you. Now just wait until Thanksgiving and watch it all go out the windowSee also: 7 Reasons You Sho...
05:56 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Bra Sensors Could Monitor Overeating
Recent studies show that up to half of the U.S. population complains that they eat more when they are stressed, a condition that has also led to high rates of obesity -– and often a negative cyc...
05:30 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Gift Cards Are the Most Popular Presents for the Holidays
If you're looking to purchase gift cards for your loved ones this holiday season, you're not alone.Purchased by 43% of Americans, gift cards are the most popular present for the holidays, according to...
04:58 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable 'Little Drummer Boy' Cover Brings Out Your Festive Spirit
Pentatonix has just made it completely acceptable to listen to Christmas music before ThanksgivingThe superstar a cappella group covered the classic carol "Little Drummer Boy," infusing it with a fest...
04:19 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable This Turkey-Chomping Boy Is America's Thanksgiving Hero
This is America, dadgumit, and Thanksgiving comes down to two things and two things only: turkey and football. Any American worth his or her reality TV programming has grubbed down on dead bird while ...
04:00 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable This Facebook App Can Help You Grieve
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: SanctriOne-Liner P...
04:00 am -07 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Soda, Pop and Other Words Americans Just Can't Agree On
If you sit down a group of people from different parts of the United States, you're bound to come across a few cultural differences. But of all the important topics on which Americans disagree, nothin...
03:36 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Facebook Will Let You Save Links to Read Later
Mark Zuckerberg has described his social network as a "personalized newspaper" — and for seasoned users with a wide-range of like-minded friends, it's hard not to argue that the articles that po...
03:30 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Airbus, EasyJet Generate the First Artificial Ash Cloud
Researchers are working on a way to protect airplanes from the dangerous particles that loom in the air following volcanic eruptionsAirbus has teamed up with British airliner EasyJet to create the fir...
03:00 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Captivating Road Trip Time-Lapse Feeds Your Quest for Adventure
The holiday season's crowded roadways might dampen your enthusiasm for travel, but this video could change your mindPhotographer Shane Black and two of his friends spent two months exploring America f...
02:17 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable A Weird and Wonderful Thanksgiving With Strangers in Times Square
If the weather has ruined your Thanksgiving travel plans and you're stuck in New York City alone, don't fret. Just head to midtown and pull up a chair at comedian Mark Malkoff's tableThe YouTube star ...
02:17 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable 4 Ways to Optimize Your Referral Traffic
Between SEO, social media, email marketing, blogger outreach and paid media, getting people to your site isn't just a balancing act — it's a lesson in time management and attention to detail.But...
02:00 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Irradiated Turkey, Thermostabilized Yams: Thanksgiving Dinner in Space
There are many wonderful things about being in space. The views. The floating. The many delightful things you can do with water drops. Etc.You know what's less awesome, though? The food. Sure, you can...
02:00 am -07 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable This Facebook App Can Help You Grieve
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: SanctriOne-Liner P...
01:56 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Sex Offender Gets Retrial After Facebook Blast Over Font Bias
A convicted sex offender in Massachusetts received a second hearing after the hearing officer who decided his case was found to be biased. The officer had posted to Facebook numerous times about the &...
01:52 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Microsoft's 'Sexist' Xbox One Ad Stirs Controversy
Microsoft put together an online letter template to help men ask their significant others for Xbox One consoles — either as a holiday gift or requesting permission to get the system for the hous...
01:27 am -05 - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Thanksgiving Is the True Test of Human Resiliency
So you've been working on your anger management skills and coping with your stress levels. Good for you. Now just wait until Thanksgiving and watch it all go out the windowSee also: 7 Reasons You Sho...
01:18 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Prince William Sings With Taylor Swift and Bon Jovi in Unlikely Trio
Taylor Swift looked like a princess, Jon Bon Jovi strummed his guitar, and Prince William let loose. Together at a fundraiser at Kensington Palace in London, the three joined forces on stage to give a...
01:15 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Kobe Bryant Mansplains NBA Economics to Fans on Twitter
By basketball standards, Kobe Bryant, 35, is getting old. His game is slowly beginning to deteriorate and he's still working his way back from a major injury. But he remains one of the NBA's iconic pl...
01:15 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Obama Delays Launch of Small Biz Health Exchange Website
In yet another setback for Obama's healthcare reform, the administration announced Wednesday that its small businesses online exchange will be delayed for one year, preventing small businesses from bu...
01:11 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable YouTube Music Video Features Iran's President Hassan Rouhani
A new music video posted to YouTube Tuesday features Iran's President Hassan RouhaniThe video comes 100 days after Rouhani appointed his cabinet, and it includes parts of the speech he delivered durin...
12:55 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Forget the Oven. This Turkey Roasts in a 3D Printer
Here at Mashable, we decided to celebrate Thanksgiving a day early by roasting our very first 3D-printed turkeyWe found the design in 3D model store CGTrader, scaled it down to two inches tall and ins...
12:45 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable On Twitter, People Don't Hate Black Friday as Much This Year
Ah, Black Friday — the rush of crowds, the noise of the mall, the tug of war over the last Barbie. Who wouldn't be thrilled about the opportunity to participate in that?Apparently more of us fee...
12:44 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Man Throws Away Trove of Bitcoin Worth $7.5 Million
As Bitcoin hit $1,000 dollars on Wednesday morning, a lot of early adopters saw their Bitcoin, bought or mined for cheap years ago, turn into a high-return investment. And some forgot they bought Bitc...
12:31 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable How to Find the Comet of the Century Using Your iPad
If you can tear yourself away from the golden brown turkey on your Thanksgiving table and gaze skyward, you may just see a once-in-a generation sight: a comet, or what’s left of it, streaking br...
12:30 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable 7 Reasons You Shouldn't Let Kids Cook Thanksgiving Dinner
Don't trust little Sally with cooking the bird this ThanksgivingOther than the whole "don't let kids near the stove" thing, your child might also give you a nasty case of salmonella. Understanding the...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable 8 Gift Ideas for His Man Cave
Oh, the heralded "man cave" — the space of manliness and testosterone where men can truly let loose and revel in their guiltiest pleasures. Whether they are die-hard sports fans, nerdy gamers or...
12:11 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Xbox Video Debuts Online Without HD Support
Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out its Xbox Video store to the web, allowing users access to its collection of 300,000 movies and TV shows via XboxVideo.comHowever, the service, which streams the same ...
12:02 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable A Next-Gen Brita Tests the Waters
Product Name: Soma Water Filtration SystemPrice: 2 months for $49, 12 months for $99, 24 months for $159Who would like this?: Health Nuts, Eco-Friendly Champions If you haven't replaced the filter in ...
12:00 am GMT - Thu, November 28, 2013
Mashable Greece Opens Heroin-Injection Rooms to Combat HIV
Greece has opened its first drug consumption room in an attempt to contain the spreading of infectious diseases among users.In an attempt to curb its rising HIV rates, the country said consumption roo...
11:28 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Can You Prep Your Body for Thanksgiving?
The average American will consume about 2,500 calories at Thanksgiving dinner. What’s the best way to prep your body for the biggest feast of the year? Nutritionists have several tips — bu...
11:21 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Sickweather App Tracks Viruses to Send 'Sick Zone' Alerts
A new app called Sickweather alerts users in real-time when they enter sick zones, from schools and airports to the workplace.The iOS app, which is now available for iOS, uses reports of illness menti...
10:55 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable U.S. Bombers Fly Through China Air Zone in Boost for Japan
Two unarmed American B-52 bombers flew through disputed areas of the East China Sea covered by China’s new air defense zone, a show of support for Japan as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks to exp...
10:39 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Never Mind the Lawyers, GoldieBlox Won Big in Beastie Boys Fight
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10:36 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Facebook Will Let You Save Links to Read Later
Mark Zuckerberg has described his social network as a "personalized newspaper" — and for seasoned users with a wide-range of like-minded friends, it's hard not to argue that the articles that po...
10:30 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Report: NSA Spied on Porn Activity of Muslim 'Radicalizers'
The U.S. National Security Agency spied on people it identified as influential Islamic "radicalizers" in an attempt to expose discrepancies between their public personas and private behavior. The agen...
10:23 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 7 Travel Tips for Road Warriors
Conducting business on the road can be extremely stressful. As you're balancing packed calendars and navigating an unfamiliar area, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are numerous apps a...
10:02 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 10 Reasons to Go Shopping on Black Friday
One day each year, millions of Americans wake long before dawn and head out into the cold. Bundled in their thickest winter coats and softest scarves, they huddle together outside stores, adrenaline r...
09:33 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable A Storm Is Coming! A Storm Is Coming!
Just ahead of Thanksgiving, a winter storm is sweeping across the United States, resulting in canceled flights and icy roads that are tampering with holiday travel plans. However, this is hardly the ...
09:30 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable How Neuroscience Is Key to Successful Marketing Strategies
I'm fascinated with all the new information being published about the brain and how it is converging with the efforts of marketers to more effectively communicate with consumers. I've heard neuroscien...
09:17 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable A Weird and Wonderful Thanksgiving With Strangers in Times Square
If the weather has ruined your Thanksgiving travel plans and you're stuck in New York City alone, don't fret. Just head to midtown and pull up a chair at comedian Mark Malkoff's tableThe YouTube star ...
09:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Irradiated Turkey, Thermostabilized Yams: Thanksgiving Dinner in Space
There are many wonderful things about being in space. The views. The floating. The many delightful things you can do with water drops. Etc.You know what's less awesome, though? The food. Sure, you can...
08:58 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Grandma Could Be the Future of Facebook
If you thought it was embarrassing when your mom commented on your Facebook status, wait until it starts happening with grandma.It's no secret that Facebook is losing younger users to platforms like T...
08:30 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Bitcoin Tops $1,000 for the First Time
The price of bitcoins topped $1,000 Wednesday on Mt. Gox, the second largest exchange by volume, marking the first time its price has hit four digits.Bitcoin first hit $100 in April and quickly double...
08:18 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Prince William Sings With Taylor Swift and Bon Jovi in Unlikely Trio
Taylor Swift looked like a princess, Jon Bon Jovi strummed his guitar, and Prince William let loose. Together at a fundraiser at Kensington Palace in London, the three joined forces on stage to give a...
08:15 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Kobe Bryant Mansplains NBA Economics to Fans on Twitter
By basketball standards, Kobe Bryant, 35, is getting old. His game is slowly beginning to deteriorate and he's still working his way back from a major injury. But he remains one of the NBA's iconic pl...
08:15 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Obama Delays Launch of Small Biz Health Exchange Website
In yet another setback for Obama's healthcare reform, the administration announced Wednesday that its small businesses online exchange will be delayed for one year, preventing small businesses from bu...
08:15 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Report: Apple Supplier Making a Record 500,000 iPhone 5S Units a Day
Apple may finally be catching up to demand for the iPhone 5S.The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has requested its supplier, Foxconn, shift resources away from the cheaper iPhone 5C and increas...
08:11 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable YouTube Music Video Features Iran's President Hassan Rouhani
A new music video posted to YouTube Tuesday features Iran's President Hassan RouhaniThe video comes 100 days after Rouhani appointed his cabinet, and it includes parts of the speech he delivered durin...
08:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable What Happens When a Comet Loses Its Tail?
It's difficult to predict exactly CME will happen when the potentially great Comet ISON makes a sharp turn around the sun on Thanksgiving Day. But one thing is certain: The journey will be dangerous.A...
08:00 pm -07 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Captivating Road Trip Time-Lapse Feeds Your Quest for Adventure
The holiday season's crowded roadways might dampen your enthusiasm for travel, but this video could change your mindPhotographer Shane Black and two of his friends spent two months exploring America f...
07:55 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Forget the Oven. This Turkey Roasts in a 3D Printer
Here at Mashable, we decided to celebrate Thanksgiving a day early by roasting our very first 3D-printed turkey.We found the design in 3D model store CGTrader, scaled it down to two inches tall and in...
07:52 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Nokia Unveils Lumia 525 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 storiesN...
07:38 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Same-Day Delivery Services Try to Win the Holiday Shopping Season
Shoppers are camped out in store parking lots. Retailers are fighting to outdo one another to see who can open up the earliest. The Black Friday mayhem is officially under way, but at least one thing ...
07:31 pm -05 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable How to Find the Comet of the Century Using Your iPad
If you can tear yourself away from the golden brown turkey on your Thanksgiving table and gaze skyward, you may just see a once-in-a generation sight: a comet, or what’s left of it, streaking br...
07:16 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable GoldieBlox Pulls Beastie Boys Song From Viral Ad
The Beastie Boys have taken away GoldieBlox's license to ill.Bowing to legal pressure over the use of "Girls," a 1986 song from the rap trio, GoldieBlox changed the soundtrack in its viral ad to a pur...
06:59 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Everything You Need to Know About Gmail's Latest Update
Gmail had a little work done lately, and it's looking good.The latest version of the web's favorite email client comes with a host of new features, ready to help you reach Inbox Zero. But with new upd...
06:52 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Should You Eat Breakfast on Thanksgiving?
On Thanksgiving, people may forgo breakfast or lunch to save room for a feast in the evening. But this is not the best strategy to avoid packing on the pounds this holiday season, one nutritionist say...
06:44 pm -06 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Man Throws Away Trove of Bitcoin Worth $7.5 Million
As Bitcoin hit $1,000 dollars on Wednesday morning, a lot of early adopters saw their Bitcoin, bought or mined for cheap years ago, turn into a high-return investment. And some forgot they bought Bitc...
06:30 pm -06 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 7 Reasons You Shouldn't Let Kids Cook Thanksgiving Dinner
Don't trust little Sally with cooking the bird this ThanksgivingOther than the whole "don't let kids near the stove" thing, your child might also give you a nasty case of salmonella. Understanding the...
06:29 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Fist Bump These 25 Clever Hand Turkeys
Elementary school Thanksgiving was the best because you got to eat popcorn balls and go crazy with glitter on your pilgrim hat.But the classic activity that probably followed you to adulthood was the ...
06:17 pm -08 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 4 Ways to Optimize Your Referral Traffic
Between SEO, social media, email marketing, blogger outreach and paid media, getting people to your site isn't just a balancing act — it's a lesson in time management and attention to detail.But...
06:11 pm -06 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Xbox Video Debuts Online Without HD Support
Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out its Xbox Video store to the web, allowing users access to its collection of 300,000 movies and TV shows via XboxVideo.comHowever, the service, which streams the same ...
06:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 20 Reliable Sources to Follow for Winter Storm News
A winter storm is making its way from West to East across the United States, bringing with it heavy rainfall, snow, ice and gusting winds. The storm has reportedly caused more than 100 car wrecks lead...
06:00 pm -06 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Greece Opens Heroin-Injection Rooms to Combat HIV
Greece has opened its first drug consumption room in an attempt to contain the spreading of infectious diseases among users.In an attempt to curb its rising HIV rates, the country said consumption roo...
05:55 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 11 Times Bill Nye Taught You Science Is Awesome
Legendary science guy Bill Nye turns 58 on Wednesday, but '90s kids know that's not his most important number.From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Nye stared in 100 episodes of Bill Nye the Science Guy, otherwise k...
05:28 pm -06 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Can You Prep Your Body for Thanksgiving?
The average American will consume about 2,500 calories at Thanksgiving dinner. What’s the best way to prep your body for the biggest feast of the year? Nutritionists have several tips — bu...
05:21 pm -06 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Sickweather App Tracks Viruses to Send 'Sick Zone' Alerts
A new app called Sickweather alerts users in real-time when they enter sick zones, from schools and airports to the workplace.The iOS app, which is now available for iOS, uses reports of illness menti...
05:04 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 7 Thanksgiving Printables to Entertain the Kids Table
The Thanksgiving kids table is a time-honored tradition, allowing the adults to eat their turkey and fixings in peace. But leaving the kids all to themselves with empty bellies and plates full of food...
05:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Magnificent Misfire: Dell's Venue 8 Budget Tablet Isn't Worth the Bargain
You get what you pay for. Take Exhibit A: budget tablets. It's not easy to cover up deficiencies in design and performance in an all-screen, all-touch device.The Dell Venue 8 with an 8-inch HD screen,...
04:39 pm -06 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Never Mind the Lawyers, GoldieBlox Won Big in Beastie Boys Fight
If the message was female empowerment, then GoldieBlox made its point. The startup, which aims to teach little girls that they can be engineers and build cool stuff, lost the battle but won the war in...
04:23 pm -06 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 7 Travel Tips for Road Warriors
Conducting business on the road can be extremely stressful. As you're balancing packed calendars and navigating an unfamiliar area, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are numerous apps a...
04:07 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Best Buy's 10 Best Black Friday Deals
Black Friday is a time to steal all the best deals as early in the holiday shopping season as possible. For tech goodies and stocking stuffers, Best Buy has some of the best variety among retailers &#...
02:21 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas' Hits Mobile Devices This December
Rockstar Games has announced the launch of "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices this December"GTA: San Andreas" was the third installment in the "GTA" series, an...
12:44 pm GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Earthscape Art: The Chillest Thing You'll See All Day
The Vimeo video below contains quite possibly the mellowest two minutes and 48 seconds of your dayAndres Amador is a 42-year-old San Francisco native who now spends much of his time as an "earthscape ...
10:04 am -07 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 7 Thanksgiving Printables to Entertain the Kids Table
The Thanksgiving kids table is a time-honored tradition, allowing the adults to eat their turkey and fixings in peace. But leaving the kids all to themselves with empty bellies and plates full of food...
09:22 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Controversy Surrounds Gay Waitress' Bigotry Claim
At first it seemed a bit disturbing, but simple enough. Then it took on a life of its own on Facebook. Now, it appears the whole thing may have been a scamThis story starts with Dayna Morales, a forme...
08:56 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Ballpoint Pen Draws Electronic Circuits With Conductive Ink
Circuit Scribe is a rollerball pen that uses a silver conductive ink to let you create fully functioning circuits as fast as you can draw, making it cheaper, faster and easier to test out electronics ...
08:02 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable World's First Sprout-Powered Battery Just Lit Up a Christmas Tree
With Thanksgiving coming up, it's almost time for households to ask the perennial question: What do you do with the sprouts nobody wanted to eat? Now we have a new answer: Wait a few weeks, then use t...
06:57 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 15 Panoramic Photos That Span Far and Wide
This week, we challenged you to use your cameras and smartphones to their full potential and snap some panoramic shots. Submissions from Mashable readers ranged from long landscape photos of baseball ...
06:33 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Students Build Cute Robot of 'Fembot' Singer Robyn
Students at KTH, a technology university in Sweden, are building a robot of Swedish singer Robyn. Best known for her Grammy-nominated dance hit "Dancing on My Own," Robyn has several songs about robot...
05:59 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus Stars in Will.i.am's 'Feelin' Myself' Video
The recipe for a successful song in 2013? Put Miley Cyrus in itThe pop star makes a cameo in Will.i.am's music video for his latest single "Feelin' Myself," and she steals the show — without eve...
05:58 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Ad Recall: Why That Ad Wasn't as Awesome as You Thought
In 1971, a luggage brand introduced an ad featuring a gorilla beating up on a suitcase that would become one of the most famous in advertising history"Dear clumsy bellboys, brutal cabdrivers, careless...
05:26 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable These Kids Explaining Thanksgiving Is a Holiday Treat
When we sit down on Thanksgiving to unapologetically stuff our faces, few of us can honestly say we know where the delicious holiday originatedIt's only fair to continue partaking in Thanksgiving trad...
04:49 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus Leads 'Time' Person of the Year Poll, But Is it Rigged?
Headline magnet Miley Cyrus is leading Time magazine's Person of the Year online poll, with nearly 28% of the votes as of Thursday night. The pop star is ahead of former NSA defense contractor Edward ...
04:28 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable How to Fight a Baby and Win
If you're going to fight a shark, punch it in the nose. If you're going to fight a baby, use the power of wind.Father and amateur baby fighter Gavin McInnes can help you overcome your fear of tiny hum...
04:03 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Winter Storm Heads Northeast, Threatens Thanksgiving Travel
A huge storm that swept from California to the East coast will likely meld with a Canadian cold front on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving — also known as America's busiest travel day of th...
03:17 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Microsoft: Videos With 'Excessive' Profanity Will Lead to Xbox Live Bans
Uploading profanity-laced gameplay videos using tools on the Xbox One could cause players to lose some of their Xbox Live access, according to a statement released by Microsoft on Tuesday.The bans wer...
02:49 am +02 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable HelloWallet: An Easier Way to Save Money
A recent survey done by online banking service Ally Bank indicates that saving money, more so than splurging on big purchases or even earning a bigger paycheck, results in more happiness and a greater...
02:37 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 'Doctor Who' Christmas Special: What We Know So Far
Still recovering from the mind-blowing, movie-length, 3D 50th Anniversary episode of Doctor Who on Saturday? You have less than a month to get over it, because everything is about to change again.The ...
01:57 am -05 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 15 Panoramic Photos That Span Far and Wide
This week, we challenged you to use your cameras and smartphones to their full potential and snap some panoramic shots. Submissions from Mashable readers ranged from long landscape photos of baseball ...
01:38 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Smaller Than Your Phone, This Device Could Keep You Healthy
Isabel Hoffmann's daughter fell sick after they moved to the U.S. from Europe. The 14-year-old's illness got progressively worse — hives, low blood pressure, tremors and light sensitivity —...
01:22 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable 'Ring Clock' Makes Time-Telling Fashion Statement
Product name: Ring ClockPrice: $195 on IndiegogoWho would like this?: Early adopters, technophiles, people who run late and hate watchesMove over wristwatch, there’s a new time-teller in town an...
01:22 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Icy, Slushy and All Around Yucky: This Storm May Ruin Thanksgiving
A massive storm system that started in California and made its way through the Rockies, the Southwest and Texas is now headed for the Northeast, carrying with it high winds, ice, snow and record-setti...
01:02 am -07 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable World's First Sprout-Powered Battery Just Lit Up a Christmas Tree
With Thanksgiving coming up, it's almost time for households to ask the perennial question: What do you do with the sprouts nobody wanted to eat? Now we have a new answer: Wait a few weeks, then use t...
12:59 am -05 - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus Stars in Will.i.am's 'Feelin' Myself' Video
The recipe for a successful song in 2013? Put Miley Cyrus in itThe pop star makes a cameo in Will.i.am's music video for his latest single "Feelin' Myself," and she steals the show — without eve...
12:59 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Google Pushes Out Its Next Round of Glass Invites
Google has invited another round of developers to purchase Google Glass, which is not yet on the marketAccording to Engadget, some developers who previously expressed interest in the high-tech eyewear...
12:57 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable What to Watch on Netflix Based on Your Thanksgiving Turkey
The time between waiting for your Thanksgiving turkey to cook and sitting down to eat can feel like an eternityTo help pass the time, Netflix created this handy guide that tells you which combination ...
12:49 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable HelloWallet: An Easier Way to Save Money
A recent survey done by online banking service Ally Bank indicates that saving money, more so than splurging on big purchases or even earning a bigger paycheck, results in more happiness and a greater...
12:11 am GMT - Wed, November 27, 2013
Mashable Lady Gaga Is Twitter's Longest-Reigning Queen
It isn't easy to hold on to the title of most followed user on Twitter. The crown has been passed between celebrities four times since Ashton Kutcher's famous race with CNN to be the first account wit...
11:37 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Gift-Wrapped Deliveries From Online Retailers: What They Look Like
Whether ordering a gift online for the holidays, a wedding registry or birthday, there's really no good way to see how a recipient receives the package. What does the bow you're paying a dollar extra ...
11:33 pm -07 - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Students Build Cute Robot of 'Fembot' Singer Robyn
Students at KTH, a technology university in Sweden, are building a robot of Swedish singer Robyn. Best known for her Grammy-nominated dance hit "Dancing on My Own," Robyn has several songs about robot...
11:12 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Katie Couric's Move to Yahoo: Desperation or Inspiration?
After cycling through all the major networks, except Fox, Katie Couric announced this week she would become the global anchor at Yahoo News. After the surprise wore off, the primary question was: Is t...
11:07 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable 5 Facts About Thanksgiving Food That Will Make You Barf
Before you stuff your face-hole with buttery wads of starch this holiday season, you should give thanks for this week's episode of #5facts, in which we unearth the shocking truth about Thanksgiving fo...
11:03 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Winter Storm Heads Northeast, Threatens Thanksgiving Travel
A huge storm that swept from California to the East coast will likely meld with a Canadian cold front on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving — also known as America's busiest travel day of th...
10:58 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Katy Perry Tweets 'RIP' to Teen Girl Who Sang Viral Cover of 'Roar'
Sixteen-year-old Olivia Wise, whose cover of Katy Perry's "Roar" soared to more than a million YouTube views since October, died Monday of inoperable brain cancerPerry heard about Wise's passing and t...
10:53 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Britney Spears' Album 'Britney Jean' Now Free to Stream on iTunes
Britney Spears is letting fans stream her upcoming Britney Jean album free on iTunes a week before its Dec. 3 releaseApple often streams major albums in advance of their releases to encourage preorder...
10:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable An Unconventional Hero Uses Comedy to Fight Hollywood Stereotypes
A Middle Eastern hero starring in an American comedy film is no ordinary save-the-day tale.In the Indiegogo-funded film Jimmy Vestvood, Amerikan Hero, comedian Maz Jobrani plays an Iranian hero named ...
10:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Moto G Smartphone Makes Surprise Early Debut in U.S.
Google's Moto G smartphone went on sale on Tuesday in the United States. far ahead of its expected January 2014 debut.Motorola announced that the Moto G is now available on Motorola.com with no contra...
09:57 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Chatroulette 'Wrecking Ball' Prank Makes Miley Look Tame
Chatroulette at your own risk: Steve Kardynal is on the looseThe popular YouTube star known for his outrageous Chatroulette stunts — last year, he donned a skimpy bikini and sang "Call Me Maybe"...
09:37 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable 12 Black Friday Hall-of-Famers
When the Thanksgiving dinner table has been cleared, many of us may fall happily into a turkey-induced coma. Others are just getting warmed up for Black Friday madness.This holiday is not for the fain...
09:25 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable SpaceX Delays Milestone Satellite Launch Due to Technical Glitch
The private spaceflight company SpaceX delayed the launch of its first commercial communications satellite mission Monday due to an unspecified technical glitch with the flight's Falcon 9 rocket.Space...
09:20 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable U.S. Likely to Drop Espionage Charges Against Julian Assange
It's been almost three years since WikiLeaks started releasing hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables. Shortly after the first leak, the U.S. government convened a grand jury investigation into Ju...
09:09 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Airlines Waive Fees for Holiday Travelers Ahead of Winter Storm
It's not Thanksgiving quite yet, but Mother Nature has already served a heaping portion of nasty weather across the United States.The storm system, which The Weather Channel calls Boreas, is already r...
08:59 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable 20 Things You Should Say to Make the World a Better Place
If you can't think of something nice to say, Kid President has you covered.The Internet's brightest superstar shares 20 phrases we should say more often to make the world a brighter placeSee also: 18 ...
08:57 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Massive Thanksgiving Storm Pummels the U.S.
A mega storm system is moving over the United States this week, downing power lines, icing over roads and threatening Thanksgiving travel plansThe storm pummeled parts of California and Texas, leaving...
08:40 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Barnes & Noble's Nook Revenue Plummets 32%
Barnes & Noble hasn't given up on the Nook yet, but the same can't be said of consumersThe bookseller revealed in its second quarter earnings report Tuesday that revenue from its Nook devices and ...
08:04 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Eric Schmidt's iPhone-to-Android Guide 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 storiesG...
07:48 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Repair Your Old Clothes, Don't Buy New Ones on Black Friday
Zagging while other retailers zig, outdoor clothing brand Patagonia is urging shoppers to keep and repair their old clothes rather than buy new ones this Black Friday.Instead of trumpeting deals on th...
07:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable 11 Tips From Comedians for Surviving Thanksgiving at Home
Thanksgiving may be a time to show your gratitude, but try telling that to the guy tailgating you all the way to grandmother's house. Or to the uncle screaming about politics from across the table.The...
07:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Katy Perry's New Instagram Map Shows Off Your Photos About Love
Pop star Katy Perry unveiled PrismLights on Monday, an interactive website that compiles Instagram photos tagged with #KatyUnconditionally onto a map. Perry wants fans on Instagram to show her and the...
06:57 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Japan Govt Predicts Internet Fasting Camps Will Cure Addicted Teens
A group of teenagers plays basketball outside. Kids participate in various team-building games. Young adults of all ages sit around a table for a meal, talking and laughing. But notice anything missin...
06:57 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Japan's Government Predicts Internet Fasting Camps Will Cure Addicted Teens
A group of teenagers plays basketball outside. Kids participate in various team-building games. Young adults of all ages sit around a table for a meal, talking and laughing. But notice anything missin...
06:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Bundle Up With These 14 Nerdy Scarves
The winter wind is starting to creep into our lives on a daily basis. Since we sadly can't spend all our time sitting in front of a nice warm fire, we decided to look for some fun ways to keep warm.Af...
06:02 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable 15 Underrated Apps Every Entrepreneur Should Use
Whether you have a tech question or a fashion concern, there's probably an existing app that can help you outBut frankly, with all the apps out there, it's easy to get stuck with the same icons on you...
06:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Apple 27-Inch iMac: Power for the Pros, Made for the Masses
Apple was once on the brink of complete failure years ago, but its revolutionary iMac, an all-in-one machine that houses the computer inside the monitor, was the beginning of a new, profitable era for...
05:59 pm -07 - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Google Pushes Out Its Next Round of Glass Invites
Google has invited another round of developers to purchase Google Glass, which is not yet on the marketAccording to Engadget, some developers who previously expressed interest in the high-tech eyewear...
05:07 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Top 200 Reddit Posts of All Time, Visualized
We've found the perfect time-killer for this Tuesday morning: a neat visualization of the 200 top-scoring posts on RedditThe visualization is color-coded, showing you which subreddits the posts came f...
05:03 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Moto G Smartphone Makes Surprise Early Debut in U.S.
Google's Moto G smartphone went on sale on Tuesday in the United States. far ahead of its expected January 2014 debut.Motorola announced that the Moto G is now available on Motorola.com with no contra...
05:02 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable 7 Tips for Brands Participating in Cyber Monday
Cyber Monday is the day retailers love and hate. They love the huge revenue potential, but hate the pressure to perform. However, the phenomenon is now a well-established consumer holiday, so it's im...
04:37 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable 12 Black Friday Hall-of-Famers
When the Thanksgiving dinner table has been cleared, many of us may fall happily into a turkey-induced coma. Others are just getting warmed up for Black Friday madness.This holiday is not for the fain...
03:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable 10 Black Friday Deals For iPhone Owners
For Apple lovers, the iPhone isn't just a gadget — it's a way of life. Naturally, there are innumerable ways to personalize it, enhance its performance and all-around turbo-charge it.With these ...
03:03 pm -07 - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Moto G Smartphone Makes Surprise Early Debut in U.S.
Google's Moto G smartphone went on sale on Tuesday in the United States. far ahead of its expected January 2014 debut.Motorola announced that the Moto G is now available on Motorola.com with no contra...
02:26 pm GMT - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Twitter's Age Verification System Wants to Keep Kids Away from Booze
Twitter has launched a new age-screening process for alcohol brands on the social network.If you want to follow brands like Jim Beam or Heineken on Twitter you will receive a direct message directing ...
01:30 pm -05 - Tue, November 26, 2013
Mashable Bundle Up With These 14 Nerdy Scarves
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Mashable FDA Puts Kibosh on Google-Backed DNA Test Service 23andMe
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Mashable Lady Gaga and R. Kelly Spark Instagram Scandal of Presidential Proportions
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Mashable Waze Now Lets Celebrities Voice Turn-By-Turn Directions
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Mashable Vine Challenge: Create Your Own Cartoon
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Mashable This Block Set Helps Preschoolers Learn Computer Programming
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Mashable 13 Reasons to Stay Home on Black Friday
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Your task is simple: Create a site that leads users to an end goalIf you run a blog, a user needs to be able to read, comment and follow you on social media or sign up for email updates. If have an ec...
12:57 am GMT - Mon, November 25, 2013
Mashable MappedIn Gives You Turn-by-Turn Directions for Indoor Spaces
Google Maps can help you get virtually anywhere, but after arriving at a desired location, you're on your own. Indeed, students who've gotten lost on campus or tourists navigating a packed mall may wi...
12:27 am GMT - Mon, November 25, 2013
Mashable 12 Moments Proving Middle School Was Basically 'Hunger Games'
The world of Hunger Games and middle school have more in common than they should.Both places are dangerous for adolescents, they're full of important, yet ultimately doomed alliances, and they press w...
11:58 pm GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Top 5 Reasons People Love Their Jobs and How You Can Love Yours, Too
It’s pretty easy to guess why 40% of employees are not engaged at work. And in your own life, you’re either in the same boat or have heard the gripes, quips and complaints from others. But...
11:29 pm GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Iran President's Tweets Reveal Progress Toward Nuclear Agreement
U.S. President Barack Obama announced a landmark agreement on Iran's nuclear-energy program late Saturday nightAlthough he was careful to note that it is only a "first step," Obama said the U.S. and o...
11:18 pm GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Kano Computer Kit Lets Anyone Build a PC From Scratch
If you grew up tinkering with building kits like Erector sets or Lego Mindstorms, you can probably appreciate how important such tools can be to a child’s early developmentNow, a Kickstarter tea...
10:36 pm GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 7 Cocktails Inspired by Thanksgiving Dinner
For many, Thanksgiving dinner is all about sitting down to a hearty meal with the ones you love. For others, it's about the booze — lots, and lots of booze.If you're one of those people who'd ra...
09:35 pm GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 'Sherlock' Season 3 Trailer: Social Media Reacts to Holmes' Fake Death
A trailer for season three of BBC One's Sherlock highlights the social-media buzz around Holmes' return from the dead.Season two of the popular crime drama ended with Holmes (played by Benedict Cumber...
09:28 pm -06 - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 16 'Doctor Who' Gifts for the Who-lidays
Christmas came early, Whovians! In honor of its 50th anniversary, Doctor Who debuted a highly-anticipated special extended episode.With the holidays coming up, what better time to show your favorite f...
08:20 pm -06 - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable World Leaders Tweet Support for Iran Nuclear Deal — Except One
Some of the world's most powerful political leaders took to Twitter this weekend to sound off on the landmark agreement on Iran's nuclear program. But not everyone had good things to say.U.S. Presiden...
08:09 pm GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 6 Tech Hacks for Your Thanksgiving Meal
Not everyone has a large enough kitchen to cook an entire Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings. But a delicious Thanksgiving meal is still within reach, and there's no need to buy it pre-made fro...
07:27 pm -05 - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 12 Moments Proving Middle School Was Basically 'Hunger Games'
The world of Hunger Games and middle school have more in common than they should.Both places are dangerous for adolescents, they're full of important, yet ultimately doomed alliances, and they press w...
07:12 pm -07 - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Arizona's New Fee Puts a Dent in Rooftop Solar Economics
Last week, Arizona regulators gave the state’s largest utility, Arizona Public Service, the authority to charge homeowners with solar panels on their roofs a fee for plugging into the grid and i...
07:05 pm GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Amazon's 7 Best Black Friday Deals
If you're looking on Amazon for holiday deals this year, Black Friday now begins Sunday, Nov. 24. Amazon just released some of its biggest deals for this year's Black Friday, including several HDTV d...
06:04 pm GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Mom
Your mom deserves the best, and gift-giving puts everyone in high spirits. This holiday season, show your mom how much she means to you with one of these 12 gifts — or all 12, if you’ve re...
01:05 pm -06 - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Amazon's 7 Best Black Friday Deals
If you're looking on Amazon for holiday deals this year, Black Friday now begins Sunday, Nov. 24. Amazon just released some of its biggest deals for this year's Black Friday, including several HDTV d...
12:04 pm -06 - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Mom
Your mom deserves the best, and gift-giving puts everyone in high spirits. This holiday season, show your mom how much she means to you with one of these 12 gifts — or all 12, if you’ve re...
10:00 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Onion Review of 'Hunger Games' Declares Allegiance to Team Gale
The Hunger Games is the story of a dystopian government trying to crush the will of of the masses — but who cares? There are plenty of controversial topics in the Hunger Games fandom, but none ...
08:02 am +07 - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
Our eyes are amazing tools which help us process what's in front of us in order to navigate the world as we know it. They aren't perfect — sometimes damage can cause them to only see certain col...
08:00 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 3,280-Foot Inflatable Solar Chimney Would Power Remote Areas
Some innovations require a bit of hot air to get off the groundPer Lindstrand, an aeronautical engineer and founder of hot air balloon manufacturer Lindstrand Balloons, has outlined plans for a 3,280-...
06:00 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable The Golden Age of Watching Other People Play Video Games
It’s too soon to know whether Microsoft or Sony will emerge victorious from this round of the great video-game console wars, but it may not be premature to name the real winner: Twitch.tv.Each o...
05:06 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Jony Ive Reveals the Link Between Apple Design and 'Star Wars'
In the past few weeks, Apple design chief Jony Ive has been making the media rounds to promote a charity auction featuring special items he customized in collaboration with industrial designer Marc Ne...
05:04 am +08 - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 20 Secret Santa Gifts Under $20
Finding the perfect Secret Santa present is a true challengeThe item has to show you know a little something about what makes your giftee an individual and ideally inject a little good-natured humor i...
04:37 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Photographer Wins $1.2 Million Lawsuit Over Images Taken From Twitter
With an endless amount of photos floating around on Twitter, it's easy to find images of almost anything. But this large social-media bank of seemingly free-to-share photos can also lead to issues reg...
04:21 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 'Doctor Who' Review: The Day That Changed Everything
Note: This review contains spoilers. Do not read unless you've seen the episode in question. And you might want to read this refresher on everything you need to know before you do that.Doctor Who fans...
04:04 am +07 - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 20 Secret Santa Gifts Under $20
Finding the perfect Secret Santa present is a true challengeThe item has to show you know a little something about what makes your giftee an individual and ideally inject a little good-natured humor i...
02:45 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Italians Face Criminal Charges for Negative Facebook Post, TripAdvisor Review
Watch what you say online — it could get you in troubleThat's the lesson two Italian women learned this week, after facing criminal charges for publishing a sarcastic Facebook post and a negativ...
01:58 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Top 25 Digital Media Resources This Week
If you've been too busy cozying up with your new Playstation 4 or Xbox One to keep up with tech news, don't worry — Mashable has got you coveredWe've rounded up this week's top 25 digital media ...
01:29 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 13 Vine Videos to Bring You Back to Your Gaming Childhood
This week, we asked Mashable readers to recreate vintage games on Vine. We didn't limit the challenge to any one material or style, so the submissions were extremely creative. We saw retro arcade game...
01:02 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
Our eyes are amazing tools which help us process what's in front of us in order to navigate the world as we know it. They aren't perfect — sometimes damage can cause them to only see certain col...
12:58 am +02 - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Which Game Console Is Right For You?
Are you thinking about getting a video-game console this holiday season, but can't decide between an Xbox One and PlayStation 4? To help you choose, Mashable hosted a MashTalk Hangout on Air with a pa...
12:30 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable 15 Break-Up Survival Tips From 'Hunger Games'
Break-ups are tough, but tracker jackers are tougher.So who better to guide you through the heartbreak of dating woes than the tributes of Hunger Games? They have to juggle their love lives while figh...
12:29 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable The Future of Facebook Ad Revenue: Small Businesses
Facebook hit all the right numbers during its most recent earnings call last monthRevenue was up. Profit was higher than any quarter in company history. And user totals were up in almost every categor...
12:04 am GMT - Sun, November 24, 2013
Mashable Why Marketers Count Users By Channel Source
Finding out where your website visitors are coming from is as foundational to the Internet as the link itself. But as marketers begin to invest more dollars into social media marketing and paid ads on...
11:59 pm GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable How Sharing Other People's Content Makes You an Irresistible Job Candidate
When it comes to standing out online, your best bet is to offer your own original content. Blog posts or tweets that revolve around your unique ideas will make you a standout candidate.But the truth i...
11:39 pm GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 9 Gift Ideas for Foodies
Foodie friends are notoriously hard to impress, and often pride themselves on their sophisticated culinary knowledge. If you're attempting to win over a foodie's heart this holiday season, look no fur...
11:27 pm GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 'Tolkien' Biopic to Explain How the Author's Life Shaped Middle Earth
Fox Searchlight is developing a biopic about J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.Tentatively called Tolkien, the film will focus on the fantasy writer's earlier life, and ho...
10:58 pm GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Which Game Console Is Right For You?
Are you thinking about getting a video-game console this holiday season, but can't decide between an Xbox One and PlayStation 4? To help you choose, Mashable hosted a MashTalk Hangout on Air with a pa...
10:32 pm GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 15 Holiday Gifts That Give Back
Consumerism permeates the holiday season every year, but buying gifts and enacting social change don't have to be mutually exclusive activities.Forgo traditional gifts this year and discover ethical, ...
10:30 pm GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus's Guide to Owning Your 21st Birthday
This Saturday, Miley Cyrus turns 21, and it's probably safe to say she'll be having an excellent party full of dancing teddy bears and other wonders.If you're coming up on your 21st as well, or just w...
10:04 pm GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable NSA Infected 50,000 Computer Networks Worldwide With Malware: Report
The U.SNational Security Agency hacked more than 50,000 computer networks worldwide last year, infecting them with malware used to conduct sophisticated spy operations, according to a top-secret slide...
09:04 pm GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 20 Geeky Secret Santa Gifts Under $20
Finding the perfect Secret Santa present is a true challengeThe item has to show you know a little something about what makes your giftee an individual and ideally inject a little good-natured humor i...
09:04 pm GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 20 Secret Santa Gifts Under $20
Finding the perfect Secret Santa present is a true challengeThe item has to show you know a little something about what makes your giftee an individual and ideally inject a little good-natured humor i...
08:29 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 13 Vine Videos to Bring You Back to Your Gaming Childhood
This week, we asked Mashable readers to recreate vintage games on Vine. We didn't limit the challenge to any one material or style, so the submissions were extremely creative. We saw retro arcade game...
06:59 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable How Sharing Other People's Content Makes You an Irresistible Job Candidate
When it comes to standing out online, your best bet is to offer your own original content. Blog posts or tweets that revolve around your unique ideas will make you a standout candidate.But the truth i...
06:39 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 9 Gift Ideas for Foodies
Foodie friends are notoriously hard to impress, and often pride themselves on their sophisticated culinary knowledge. If you're attempting to win over a foodie's heart this holiday season, look no fur...
06:02 pm GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Walmart's 11 Best Black Friday Deals
Walmart unveiled its gangbuster Black Friday promotions, undoubtedly to compete with Amazon's 10-minute sales blasts."Black Friday is our Super Bowl and we plan to win," Duncan Mac Naughton, chief mer...
05:58 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Which Game Console Is Right For You?
Are you thinking about getting a video-game console this holiday season, but can't decide between an Xbox One and PlayStation 4? To help you choose, Mashable hosted a MashTalk Hangout on Air with a pa...
04:04 pm -05 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 20 Secret Santa Gifts Under $20
Finding the perfect Secret Santa present is a true challengeThe item has to show you know a little something about what makes your giftee an individual and ideally inject a little good-natured humor i...
04:00 pm +08 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 5 Biggest Resume Debates Among Recruiters
There’s a lot of resume advice out there — and some of it conflicting. Which makes it pretty hard for you, the job seeker, to know what to do. Should you stick to the one-page format, or i...
03:00 pm +08 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable How to Keep Your Business Staffed During the Holidays
With the holidays upon us and employees eager to use vacation days before yearend, many small employers are trying to keep their business adequately staffed without facing employee resentment. So we a...
02:43 pm GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 8 Things to Know Before the 'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Special
One of the main reasons why Doctor Who has built an enduring fandom over the past 50 years is this: you really don't need to watch much of it to figure out what's going on. Though the show has an incr...
12:10 pm +08 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Dad Documents Son's Tough First Year in Touching Video
Warning: Have a box of tissues handy before pressing playThis video of baby Ward Miles' first year will tug at even the most cynical heartstrings and won't let go — just as strong as the little ...
10:00 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Does God Make People Work Harder?
Religion is becoming more acceptable at work, and that's a good thing for both workers and employers, new research suggests.A study revealed that employees working in environments that support their r...
09:00 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways Science Improved Thanksgiving
The best cooks possess the unique ability to blend creativity with science to create unique and perfectly prepared dishes. If you're looking to step up your cooking skills this Thanksgiving, let chemi...
08:55 am +08 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Tracy Morgan Spoofs 'Elf on the Shelf' With 'Brother in the Cupboard'
As we've seen in the past, Tracy Morgan definitely enjoys putting his own twist on the holiday season. This year, the 30 Rock star has re-imagined the traditional "elf on the shelf" method of making s...
08:09 am +01 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Viral GoldieBlox Video Ignites Legal Battle With Beastie Boys
Brands have been put on notice: You've got to fight, for your right, to go viralEarlier this week, a toy company called GoldieBlox made an inspirational promotional video featuring a parody of the 198...
08:00 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 5 Biggest Resume Debates Among Recruiters
There’s a lot of resume advice out there — and some of it conflicting. Which makes it pretty hard for you, the job seeker, to know what to do. Should you stick to the one-page format, or i...
07:09 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Viral GoldieBlox Video Ignites Legal Battle With Beastie Boys
Brands have been put on notice: You've got to fight, for your right, to go viralEarlier this week, a toy company called GoldieBlox made an inspirational promotional video featuring a parody of the 198...
07:00 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable How to Keep Your Business Staffed During the Holidays
With the holidays upon us and employees eager to use vacation days before yearend, many small employers are trying to keep their business adequately staffed without facing employee resentment. So we a...
06:00 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Inside the U.S. Navy's New Stealth Destroyer
It doesn’t look like a ship. It doesn’t even feel like a ship.The hallways are too wide. The ceilings are incredibly high. There’s barely an outdoor deck. No bridge tower. No lookout...
05:38 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Must Reads: Dream Control, Tragedy That Binds Us 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 ...
05:20 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable The 13-Inch iPad Rumor Makes Absolutely No Sense
The Apple rumor-mill went into overdrive this week, with renewed reports that the company has started production of a 12.9-inch iPad, the so-called iPad ProWe've been hearing reports of a larger iPad ...
05:00 am -05 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Does God Make People Work Harder?
Religion is becoming more acceptable at work, and that's a good thing for both workers and employers, new research suggests.A study revealed that employees working in environments that support their r...
04:50 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Xbox One Launch Party Glows Green With Super Fans
Microsoft invited a thousand super fans to join the company Thursday night as it launched the Xbox One in New York City's Times Square.The first 1,000 fans that lined up to pre-purchase an Xbox One fr...
04:30 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Will This Google+ Flaw Abruptly Shut Down Your YouTube Account?
The latest problem to come out of the recent changes to the YouTube comments might be the biggest one yet.Michael Janitch, known across social media as dutchsinse, found himself without a YouTube acco...
04:10 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Video of Baby Ward Miles' First Year Will Make You Cry
Warning: Have a box of tissues handy before pressing playThis video of baby Ward Miles' first year will tug at even the most cynical heartstrings and won't let go — just as strong as the little ...
04:10 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Dad Documents Son's Tough First Year in Touching Video
Warning: Have a box of tissues handy before pressing playThis video of baby Ward Miles' first year will tug at even the most cynical heartstrings and won't let go — just as strong as the little ...
03:37 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable FCC to Give Airlines Power to Allow In-Flight Cellphone Calls
If you're still wondering what the Federal Communications Commission announcement of its proposal to allow in-flight cellphone calls and data usage actually means, we now know a bit moreOn Friday, the...
03:37 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable FCC on In-Flight Cellphone Calls: It's Up to the Airlines
The FCC revealed more details on Friday about its proposal to allow cellphone usage during flightsThe commission clarified that, in the end, it will be in the airline companies' hands to decide if we ...
03:30 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Samsung Smartwatch Graces Its First Music Video, Demi's 'Neon Lights'
The Galaxy Gear smartwatch made its first cameo in a music video this week. A lime green version of Samsung's gadget appears alongside its tech sidekick, the Galaxy Note 3, in pop star Demi Lovato's "...
02:42 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable U.S. Drops Two Spots on 2013 Global Web Index
The world wide web, perhaps more than any other human invention, carries the promise and expectation that it can elevate humanity. One group that tracks its progress, the World Wide Web Foundation (WW...
02:30 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Mobile Internet Subscriptions to Triple by 2019
If it seems like everyone around you is constantly glued to their smartphones, you haven't seen anything yet. According to Ericsson's 2013 mobility report, the number of global mobile Internet subscri...
02:25 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable New World Chess Champ Magnus Carlsen Shatters Nerdy Stereotypes
Reach into your stereotype bank and picture the quintessential chess world champion. The champ is probably a little on the older side, to start. Sits stooped over the board, face pinched and puckered ...
02:03 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Apple Now Accepts Orders for Unlocked iPhone 5S Handsets
You can now buy an unlocked iPhone 5S in the United States. Beginning Friday, Apple is accepting orders for unlocked GSM versions of the device through the company’s online store.The unlocked mo...
01:56 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 8 Ways Customer Feedback Will Improve Your Business
Salespeople know the acronym ABC means "Always be closing" — it's their way of life. But entrepreneurs should also know ABA — "Always be adapting."When you first write a business plan, you...
01:23 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Ask a Dev: Can I Turn a Responsive Website Into an App?
The latest installment in our Ask a Dev series explains some methods that developers can use to translate their responsive websites into independent apps.Clay Benson, a web director at Mutual Mobile, ...
12:55 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Tracy Morgan Spoofs 'Elf on the Shelf' With 'Brother in the Cupboard'
As we've seen in the past, Tracy Morgan definitely enjoys putting his own twist on the holiday season. This year, the 30 Rock star has re-imagined the traditional "elf on the shelf" method of making s...
12:38 am -05 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Must Reads: Dream Control, Tragedy That Binds Us 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 ...
12:34 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable BatKid Rises: Adorable Make-a-Wish Hero Gets Epic Movie Trailer
Last week the Internet collectively wept with joy over the story of BatKidHe was the hero that the world not only needed, but wanted, adored and was inspired by. Basically, he was just the right kind ...
12:12 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable Report: Instagram to Add Private Messaging Before 2014
Instagram is close to unveiling a new private messaging feature into its photo-sharing app, according to Om Malik of GigaOmThe new feature is reportedly close to launch, and Instagram is also explorin...
12:09 am GMT - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable How to Lower Your Site's Bounce Rate
On the Internet, a high bounce rate is the kiss of death — and a sure sign that your website and marketing strategy need a major overhaul. In order to better understand and analyze the success o...
12:00 am -08 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable 5 Biggest Resume Debates Among Recruiters
There’s a lot of resume advice out there — and some of it conflicting. Which makes it pretty hard for you, the job seeker, to know what to do. Should you stick to the one-page format, or i...
12:00 am -07 - Sat, November 23, 2013
Mashable How to Keep Your Business Staffed During the Holidays
With the holidays upon us and employees eager to use vacation days before yearend, many small employers are trying to keep their business adequately staffed without facing employee resentment. So we a...
11:52 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Vine Adds 19 New Languages in International Push
Vine, the app that allows users to shoot and share short six-second videos with their followers, has expanded into 19 new languagesVine posted the news on its blog Thursday, and says the language opti...
11:50 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Xbox One Launch Party Glows Green With Super Fans
Microsoft invited a thousand super fans to join the company Thursday night as it launched the Xbox One in New York City's Times Square.The first 1,000 fans that lined up to pre-purchase an Xbox One fr...
11:28 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Zach Braff Adorably Photobombs Bride and Groom
No one will one-up this wedding present — ever.Actor Zach Braff photobombed a newlywed couple's wedding shoot in what might be the most charming camera crashing of all-timeSee also: Slow-Mo Wedd...
11:10 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Dad Documents Son's Tough First Year in Touching Video
Warning: Have a box of tissues handy before pressing playThis video of baby Ward Miles' first year will tug at even the most cynical heartstrings and won't let go — just as strong as the little ...
11:00 pm -08 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable How to Keep Your Business Staffed During the Holidays
With the holidays upon us and employees eager to use vacation days before yearend, many small employers are trying to keep their business adequately staffed without facing employee resentment. So we a...
10:49 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Sleep Cycle App: No More Sleepless Nights
You're up at sunrise. You go to work, come home, go online and visit with loved ones. Somewhere in between, you find time to eat, buy groceries and watch reruns of Seinfeld. Sounds good, right?You for...
10:49 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Sleep Cycle App Promises No More Sleepless Nights
You're up at sunrise. You go to work, come home, go online and visit with loved ones. Somewhere in between, you find time to eat, buy groceries and watch reruns of Seinfeld. Sounds good, right?You for...
10:38 pm -07 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Must Reads: Dream Control, Tragedy That Binds Us 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 ...
10:34 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Iran's Nuclear PR Pitch: Can Leaders Sell Their High-Stakes Program?
Iranian leaders are turning to social media to voice diplomatic concerns during the ongoing talks on the country's nuclear program in Geneva, Switzerland.In exchange for sanctions relief in the o...
10:25 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Take a Wide-Angle Panorama for Our Photo Challenge
Panoramas are much like the way we see the world through our horizontally aligned eyes. You can pick up an entire landscape that spans from far left to far right or from high to low in one sweeping im...
10:16 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable In Scrooge Move, NYPD Doesn't Want Bars to Serve SantaCon This Year
Every year, in more than 250 cities across the world, thousands of people descend on the streets of their cities in Christmas-inspired costumes. Most are dressed as Santa Claus; others as elves. The s...
10:10 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable 'Girls' Season 3 Instagram Teaser Packs the Punch of Its Full Trailer
Before trailers, there are now Instagram video trailers for trailers. At least that's the case when the show's writer and director is the social-savvy Lena Dunham.The HBO wunderkind teased the trailer...
09:07 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Worth Its Weight in Code: A Hackathon for Immigration Reform
On the second floor of building No. 3 at LinkedIn's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., a large blue cooler sits nearly empty, a few surviving ice cubes floating alongside even fewer unopened energ...
09:07 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable A Hackathon for Immigration Reform Worth Its Weight in Code
On the second floor of building No. 3 at LinkedIn's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., a large blue cooler sits nearly empty, a few surviving ice cubes floating alongside even fewer unopened energ...
08:40 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Silently Huddled Around a Screen: Tragedy Still Unites Us
It was 12:30 p.m. sharp when the shots rang out across Dealy Plaza in Dallas. They were quick, salient cracks released in one-second intervals. The weather was unseasonably warm for late November, eve...
08:27 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable How the Internet Saved 'Doctor Who'
Doctor Who is just a day away from its 50th anniversary. On Nov. 23, the long-running British TV series will broadcast a special extended episode in 75 countries. The worldwide broadcast will be simul...
08:15 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Virgin Galactic Now Accepting Bitcoins for Space Travel
Those who think bitcoin could become a world currency might want to think even bigger: Sir Richard Branson announced that his commercial space flight venture Virgin Galactic will accept the currency f...
08:14 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Media Theorist Douglas Rushkoff Joins MashableReads
Our next non-fiction selection for the MashableReads social book club is Douglas Rushkoff's Present Shock.We'll be hosting a Twitter chat with Rushkoff on Dec. 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET. You can ...
07:45 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Google Street View Offers Virtual Hikes Through National Parks
Google Street View now includes sweeping, 360-degree vistas of more than 44 national parks in the U.S. and Canada.See also: Top 28 Google Street View SightingsYou can get a sense of the grandiose spac...
07:43 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' Music Video Runs for 24 Hours
Got some time on your hands? Then you might want to check out Pharrell Williams' video for "Happy," which runs for a whole 24 hours.The video consists of a full day's worth of images and people dancin...
07:34 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable BatKid Rises: Adorable Make-a-Wish Hero Gets Epic Movie Trailer
Last week the Internet collectively wept with joy over the story of BatKidHe was the hero that the world not only needed, but wanted, adored and was inspired by. Basically, he was just the right kind ...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable 40Plus Events in Marketing, Social Media and More
The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find the leading conferences in your industry — whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week we're highlighting five e...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable 9 Creative Ways to Reuse Your Novelty Baking Tins
Everyone has an old baking tin that's collecting dust in the back of your kitchen cabinet. You've used it once before, and now you don't quite know what to do with it.Before banishing it to the family...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable 9 Sweet Ways to Reuse Your Novelty Baking Tins
Everyone has an old baking tin that's collecting dust in the back of your kitchen cabinet. You've used it once before, and now you don't quite know what to do with it.Before banishing it to the family...
07:20 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Dropbox 3.0 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....
07:09 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable How to Lower Your Site's Bounce Rate
On the Internet, a high bounce rate is the kiss of death — and a sure sign that your website and marketing strategy need a major overhaul. In order to better understand and analyze the success o...
07:03 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Why Canada Is a Testing Ground for Apps
Developers worldwide are using Canada as a testing ground for apps before rolling them out to other marketsThis testing process might be common knowledge among app creators, but the typical mobile use...
06:58 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Porsche Design BlackBerry: The Most Beautiful Phone No One Will Buy
The new Porsche Design P'9982 smartphone from BlackBerry instills a sense of quiet irony: This is BlackBerry's most beautiful phone ever and you'll probably never spot one in the wild. It's also one o...
06:53 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable JFK Remembered: 'This Guy Was So Close to the Edge of Life'
Jay Leno was in school. Jane Fonda was shooting a movie in Paris, and Jimmy Carter was hauling peanuts and grain on his tractor.NBC News Digital compiled more than six hours of interviews with celebri...
06:51 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Would You Visit a Museum of Science Fiction?
Your average museum visit probably doesn't involve getting up close and personal with a space probe or Doctor Who police box. After all, these objects belong to the fantastical worlds of science ficti...
06:51 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Science Fiction Museum Plans Exhibits From 'Dr. Who' to 'Blade Runner'
Your average museum visit probably doesn't involve getting up close and personal with a space probe or Doctor Who police box. After all, these objects belong to the fantastical worlds of science ficti...
06:28 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Zach Braff Adorably Photobombs Bride and Groom
No one will one-up this wedding present — ever.Actor Zach Braff photobombed a newlywed couple's wedding shoot in what might be the most charming camera crashing of all-timeSee also: Slow-Mo Wedd...
06:02 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable 10 Holiday Movies You Can Watch Right Now
The holidays — a time for food, family and festivities — only come around once a year. Nothing captures the spirit of the season quite like a beloved holiday movie, but even if stores are ...
05:55 pm -07 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Tracy Morgan Spoofs 'Elf on the Shelf' With 'Brother in the Cupboard'
As we've seen in the past, Tracy Morgan definitely enjoys putting his own twist on the holiday season. This year, the 30 Rock star has re-imagined the traditional "elf on the shelf" method of making s...
05:49 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Sleep Cycle App Promises No More Sleepless Nights
You're up at sunrise. You go to work, come home, go online and visit with loved ones. Somewhere in between, you find time to eat, buy groceries and watch reruns of Seinfeld. Sounds good, right?You for...
05:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable 11 YA Books to Fill Your 'Catching Fire' Void
The good news: Catching Fire is almost here! The bad news: As soon as the credits roll, there won't be another Hunger Games film for a whole year.To fill the dystopian void in your heart, there are pl...
05:01 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Kickstarter 'Keyboard' Teaches Kids Computer Science
Launched by Digital Dream Labs, the cloudBoard Kickstarter project introduces an interactive video game accessory for the kindergarten crowdThe startup, based in Pittsburgh, consists of five members w...
04:55 pm -08 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Tracy Morgan Spoofs 'Elf on the Shelf' With 'Brother in the Cupboard'
As we've seen in the past, Tracy Morgan definitely enjoys putting his own twist on the holiday season. This year, the 30 Rock star has re-imagined the traditional "elf on the shelf" method of making s...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable The Complete Guide to the Pebble Smartwatch
The smartwatch space is starting to get pretty crowded. From Sony to Samsung to Qualcomm, wearables are hot.But you can't talk about smartwatches without mentioning the Pebble. After raising more than...
04:12 pm -08 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Report: Instagram to Add Private Messaging Before 2014
Instagram is close to unveiling a new private messaging feature into its photo-sharing app, according to Om Malik of GigaOm.The new feature is reportedly close to launch, and Instagram is also explori...
04:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Got 'Xbox Fever'? This Doctor's Note Probably Won't Work on Your Boss
You've just picked up your Xbox One, and you're suddenly feeling sick. It's just a little stomach bug. You ate some bad shrimp. You're sure it will clear up by the weekend, but you can't possibly come...
03:52 pm -08 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Vine Adds 19 New Languages in International Push
Vine, the app that allows users to shoot and share short six-second videos with their followers, has expanded into 19 new languagesVine posted the news on its blog Thursday, and says the language opti...
03:40 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Silently Huddled Around a Screen: Tragedy Still Unites Us
It was 12:30 p.m. sharp when the shots rang out across Dealey Plaza in Dallas. They were quick, salient cracks released in one-second intervals. The weather was unseasonably warm for late November, ev...
03:27 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable How the Internet Saved 'Doctor Who'
Doctor Who is just a day away from its 50th anniversary. On Nov. 23, the long-running British TV series will broadcast a special extended episode in 75 countries. The worldwide broadcast will be simul...
03:26 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Life on iPad: Apple Shares Impressive iPad Stories
Apple has launched a new page on its website, titled "Life on iPad," showcasing some of the most interesting stories around iPad useThe page consists of one beautifully shot video and six articles, de...
02:49 pm -08 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Sleep Cycle App Promises No More Sleepless Nights
You're up at sunrise. You go to work, come home, go online and visit with loved ones. Somewhere in between, you find time to eat, buy groceries and watch reruns of Seinfeld. Sounds good, right?You for...
02:16 pm -08 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable In Scrooge Move, NYPD Doesn't Want Bars to Serve SantaCon This Year
Every year, in more than 250 cities across the world, thousands of people descend on the streets of their cities in Christmas-inspired costumes. Most are dressed as Santa Claus; others as elves. The s...
01:53 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable JFK Remembered: 'This Guy Was So Close to the Edge of Life'
Jay Leno was in school. Jane Fonda was shooting a movie in Paris, and Jimmy Carter was hauling peanuts and grain on his tractor.NBC News Digital compiled more than six hours of interviews with celebri...
01:28 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Why Presidents Almost Never Apologize for War
Being the U.S. president means almost never having to say you’re sorry about a war.Harry Truman didn’t apologize for dropping atomic bombs on Japan. No president said he was sorry to Vietn...
12:46 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Exclusive: Batkid's Family Launches Batkid Fund
One week ago, the city of San Francisco transformed itself into Gotham to honor the wish of 5-year old leukemia survivor Miles Scott while the world watched enraptured on social media. Now Miles' fami...
12:44 pm GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Guillermo del Toro's Vampire Virus Tale 'The Strain' Will Spread to TV
In The Strain, a vampire virus will sweep through New York City, and the head of the city's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention office must stop the outbreak.The upcoming TV show, which ca...
12:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable 11 YA Books to Fill Your 'Catching Fire' Void
The good news: Catching Fire is almost here! The bad news: As soon as the credits roll, there won't be another Hunger Games film for a whole year.To fill the dystopian void in your heart, there are pl...
11:30 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable The Complete Guide to the Pebble Smartwatch
The smartwatch space is starting to get pretty crowded. From Sony to Samsung to Qualcomm, wearables are hot.But you can't talk about smartwatches without mentioning the Pebble. After raising more than...
11:00 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Got 'Xbox Fever'? This Doctor's Note Probably Won't Work on Your Boss
You've just picked up your Xbox One, and you're suddenly feeling sick. It's just a little stomach bug. You ate some bad shrimp. You're sure it will clear up by the weekend, but you can't possibly come...
09:50 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable A Tardis Full of Terror: 'Doctor Who' Meets 'Hunger Games'
Brutality combines with stylish neckwear and time travel when fictional universes collide.In a mash-up of the two most important pop culture releases of the weekend — Hunger Games: Catching Fire...
08:45 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Smithsonian Brings Historic Artifacts to Life Through 3D Printing
The Smithsonian Institution is leading the way for major museums going digital with the 3D archive of historic artifacts available for viewing and printing it launched on Nov. 13. From super...
08:28 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Why Presidents Almost Never Apologize for War
Being the U.S. president means almost never having to say you’re sorry about a war.Harry Truman didn’t apologize for dropping atomic bombs on Japan. No president said he was sorry to Vietn...
08:14 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable 'Gravity' Spinoff Reveals Unseen Side of Sandra Bullock's Cry for Help
A scene in Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity shows astronaut Ryan Stone (played by Sandra Bullock) fearing for her life as she is low on oxygen and trapped inside a Russian escape pod in space. She t...
07:03 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Senator Turns to Reddit for Bitcoin Advice Before Hearing
Before SenJerry Moran (R-Kan.) addressed his colleagues about Bitcoin Tuesday, he did what any person in power who's a little confused about a complicated issue should do: he went to Reddit's r/Bitcoi...
06:32 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Google's Biggest Doodle Yet: an 8-bit 'Doctor Who' Game
Doctor Who fans, get ready to lose all remaining productivity. The latest Google Doodle just went live on Google New Zealand, and is about to roll out around the worldIt's an 8-bit platform game in wh...
06:32 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Google's Greatest Doodle Yet: an Epic 8-bit 'Doctor Who' Game
Doctor Who fans, get ready to lose all remaining productivity. The latest Google Doodle just went live on Google New Zealand, and is about to roll out around the worldIt's an 8-bit platform game in wh...
06:00 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Why It Makes Sense for Businesses to Threaten Online Critics
Add another page to the fast-growing chronicle of shady ways for companies to try bullying customers who post unflattering reviews on the Internet.This time the unlucky critic was Jen Palmer, who told...
05:30 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable One Fan's YouTube Dance Pushes Bon Jovi Classic Back Onto Hot 100
The epic dance moves, lip-synching madness and air guitar of sports fan Jeremy Fry went viral in 2009. This month, however — four years later — they went mega-viralJust how popular have Fr...
05:02 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Satellite Images Show Typhoon Haiyan's Devastation
New NASA satellite images of the Philippines shed more light on Typhoon Haiyan's widespread impact on Tacloban, the capital of the country's Leyte Province.The two photos were taken from 438 mile...
04:39 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Feds Say Ross Ulbricht Ordered Six Murders, Kept a Silk Road Journal
Ross Ulbricht allegedly ordered six, not two, executions and kept a detailed journal while running his online drug empire Silk Road under the alias "Dread Pirate Roberts," according to a new court fil...
04:30 am +11 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable 12 People High at Work
For a lot of us, coming to work involves dragging ourselves out of bed, driving to our office and settling into our little cubicles for a long day in front of the computer.For others, however, like wi...
04:30 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Chris Farley Shines in 'Rob Ford the Movie' Mashup Trailer
As Toronto's "crack mayor" Rob Ford continued his astonishing downward spiral over the past few weeks, one name has come up again and again: Chris FarleyFrom appearance to belligerence, Ford and the l...
03:51 am +11 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Ron Burgundy Sings Campaign Song for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford does not have a bigger fan than "Anchorman's" Ron BurgundyIn fact, Burgundy wants Ford to be re-elected so much, that he agreed to sing the campaign song for Ford on The Tonight...
03:45 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Smithsonian Brings Historic Artifacts to Life Through 3D Printing
The Smithsonian Institution is leading the way for major museums going digital with the 3D archive of historic artifacts available for viewing and printing it launched on Nov. 13. From super...
03:31 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Verizon Charges $5 Daily for New Tablet Data Plan
Verizon is now offering a $5 daily data plan for tablets for those who want faster speeds and don't want to pay for a monthly planThe company announced the prepaid daily plan for tablets and other con...
03:12 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Why 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Is in IMAX But 'Mockingjay' Won't Be
When Katniss Everdeen rises from an underground elevator into the arena in Hunger Games: Catching Fire, IMAX viewers will see the film's visuals dramatically changeThe 50-minute arena sequence in this...
03:00 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the U.S.
San Francisco is the best city in the United States to be a biker, according to new data, with 5.6 bike-able miles per square mile, including on-street bike lanes, multi-use bike paths and signed bike...
02:31 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable The Comparative Anatomy of the Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4
The next-generation gaming frenzy is in full swing as we sit between two major console launches: the PlayStation 4, which launched last Friday, and the Xbox One, coming out this Friday.We put them sid...
02:14 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Apple Awarded Additional $290 Million From Samsung in Patent Trial
A San Jose jury ruled on Thursday that Samsung owes Apple an additional $290 million in damages for infringing on several of Apple's patents, according to multiple reports.Apple was previously awarded...
02:10 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable U.S. May Allow Cellphone Calls During Flights
Even though we can now use our beloved gadgets during flights, including takeoff and landings, phone calls are still not allowed. But that could soon changeThe Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ...
02:03 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Senator Turns to Reddit for Bitcoin Advice Before Hearing
Before SenJerry Moran (R-Kan.) addressed his colleagues about Bitcoin Tuesday, he did what any person in power who's a little confused about a complicated issue should do: he went to Reddit's r/Bitcoi...
01:59 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Iran Blocks Encrypted Chat Service Despite Claims of Internet Freedom
Iranian officials have promised more Internet freedom since Hassan Rouhani was elected in June. However, many websites and social networks, like Facebook an Twitter, remain blockedThe latest victim of...
01:55 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Marketing 101: The Importance of Conversion
In our new Metrics That Matter series, Mashable is speaking with digital marketers about the metrics they pay attention to and why. While it's always a good thing to have consumers tweet nice things a...
01:35 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable 8 Unique Gifts for Coworkers
Surely one of the best parts of the holiday season (heck, of the whole year) is the white elephant office gift exchange — if for no other reason than watching your colleagues struggle to come up...
01:20 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable YouTube App Coming to Xbox One at Launch
A YouTube app with access to millions of videos is coming to Xbox One when it launches in 13 countries Friday, Microsoft announced.According to a blog post, the Xbox One YouTube app will work with all...
01:03 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Report: Spotify Is Now a $4 Billion Company
Spotify may be the latest startup to join the $4 billion valuation club.The music streaming company has reportedly secured $250 million in new financing, valuing it at more than $4 billion, according ...
12:54 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Suit Shopping? Strip Down in the Back of This Guy's Truck
Getting a custom suit made usually demands rulers, tape measures and something called an "incline tool" to get the measurements just right. It also takes time –- well over an hour, at least ...
12:45 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Watch the Colossal Dreamlifter Take Off From the Wrong Airport
On Wednesday night, a Boeing 747 Dreamlifter landed at the wrong airport, a smaller one with a short runway that seemed unfit for takeoff. But as it turns out, it was just long enough.See also: Boeing...
12:30 am -05 - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable One Fan's YouTube Dance Pushes Bon Jovi Classic Back Onto Hot 100
The epic dance moves, lip-synching madness and air guitar of sports fan Jeremy Fry went viral in 2009. This month, however — four years later — they went mega-viralJust how popular have Fr...
12:23 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Tour Middle Earth With an Interactive Google Chrome Experiment
In the latest experiment from Google Chrome, the world of the The Hobbit is ripe for exploration.Fans have read about Middle Earth in  J.R.R. Tolkien's novels and they've seen it in in the subseq...
12:00 am GMT - Fri, November 22, 2013
Mashable Instagram Trailer Teases 11 'New York Times Magazine' Short Films
The New York Times Magazine will fittingly take on a cinematic for its annual Hollywood Issue honorees this year, incorporating 11 big-name actors into 11 short films that will live on NYTimes.com and...
11:37 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Take a Cue From French Horn Rebellion and Embrace Your Inner Band Geek
Clarinet players who want to break away from their band directors may find it hard to express their creativity. But on the Internet, you should be able to find a community of like-minded musicians. Th...
11:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Amazon Drops Moto X Price to 1 Cent
If you're looking to buy a Moto X, Amazon has a deal that's tough to beat: It has reduced the price of the device to one penny on a new two-year contractThe deal is only valid for the Verizon Wireless...
11:27 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 1 in 10 Women Loves Her Pet More Than Her Partner
A study released this week found that one in 10 women feels more strongly about her pet than her significant other. So if you thought you only had to be on the lookout for other guys, you now have Rov...
11:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable The Underdog Internet Providers Head to Washington
“Kind of like a union?” I ask Craig Foster. “Eh, yeah,” he says, “except without the union part.” Foster, the CFO of Ubiquiti Networks, was in New York this week, i...
11:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable European University Accepts Bitcoins as Tuition Payment
The University of Nicosia announced it will be the world's first to accept bitcoins as tuition payment.The university, which is the largest on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, is also launching a d...
11:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 'Wrecking Pug' Is Naughtier (and Cuter) Than Miley
Though Miley Cyrus's "Wrecking Ball" debuted in early September, the Internet has still managed to churn out tributes to her sledgehammer-licking, wall-smashing music videoThe latest "Wrecking Ball" h...
10:47 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Judge Denies Alleged Silk Road Owner's Bail Request
A federal judge rejected the bail application of Ross Ulbricht, 29, who is accused of running the online black market Silk Road under the alias "Dread Pirate Roberts."U.S. District Judge Kevin Fox mad...
10:25 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable How We Can Reduce Street Traffic in One Beautiful GIF
This GIF posted by Tumblr user peterfromtexas illustrates just how much road congestion is caused by single commuters who use separate cars for transportation. Originally posted on Reddit, it combin...
10:02 pm -07 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Satellite Images Show Typhoon Haiyan's Devastation
New NASA satellite images of the Philippines shed more light on Typhoon Haiyan's widespread impact on Tacloban, the capital of the country's Leyte Province.The two photos were taken from 438 mile...
10:00 pm +11 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 3 Tips for Women Leaders in the Boardroom
If you're a female CEO, you may have experienced firsthand how intimidating it can be to get up in front of a room of male investors or directors and give a presentation. Despite the shrinking gender ...
09:48 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Jennifer Lawrence Screams at Photographers in Faux Flip-Out
The obnoxious screams of photo-hungry paparazzi proved no match for Jennifer Lawrence on Wednesday.The badass actress calmly ignored photographers' aggressive shouts at the Hunger Games: Catching Fire...
09:37 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Pirate Bay Cofounder to Be Extradited to Denmark Amid Hacking Charges
The legal travails of Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, one of the founders of the infamous BitTorrent file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, continueSvartholm Warg's native country, Sweden, has announced his ex...
09:35 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Want to Save Money? Try the Fee-Free Simple App
Banks love fees. ATM fees. Overdraft fees. "Monthly maintenance" fees.That's right, most banks charge you a fee simply because your bank account exists. Toss that in with frustrating, automated custom...
09:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Employee Unboxes Limited-Edition White Xbox One
Hardworking Microsoft employees were rewarded with a limited-edition, white version of the Xbox One consoleAlex Yoon, an associate producer at Microsoft, unboxed his new device for YouTube audiences, ...
09:25 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 4.4-Billion-Year-Old Meteorite Is First-Known Piece of Martian Crust
A 4.4-billion-year-old meteorite may be the first-known example of ancient Martian crust, and it could hold key plot points in the planet's storied history.Bedouin tribesmen found the rock, nicknamed ...
09:22 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Twitter Lets Brands Infiltrate TV Conversations Without Buying TV Ads
Twitter launched TV conversation targeting on Thursday, a feature that lets brands and networks promote tweets to users who engage in specific shows, even if the brand isn't running a TV ad during the...
09:10 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable U.S. May Allow Cellphone Calls During Flights
Even though we can now use our beloved gadgets during flights, including takeoff and landings, phone calls are still not allowed. But that could soon changeThe Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ...
08:58 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable HBO Go Finally Comes to Google Chromecast
Big news for fans of Game of Thrones and Girls: HBO Go will finally offer support for Google's Chromecast device, which plugs into any HDTV to stream online videos and music, controlled from your tabl...
08:48 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable JC Penney Gets Sassy With Kmart Over 'Jingle Bells' Ad
Kmart's "Jingle Bells" ad has become the most viral of the early holiday season and is already among the biggest hits of 2013. So what's a rival retailer to do?For JC Penney, a lighthearted exchange o...
08:35 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 8 Unique Gifts for Coworkers
Surely one of the best parts of the holiday season (heck, of the whole year) is the white elephant office gift exchange — if for no other reason than watching your colleagues struggle to come up...
08:33 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Nudge, Nudge: Monty Python Holds Reddit AMA After Confirming Reunion
Monty Python is ready to answer all your questionsJust hours after confirming their reunion on a London stage in July 2014 for a special performance of classic and new material, the five remaining mem...
08:20 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable YouTube App Coming to Xbox One at Launch
A YouTube app with access to millions of videos is coming to Xbox One when it launches in 13 countries Friday, Microsoft announced.According to a blog post, the Xbox One YouTube app will work with all...
08:12 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Amazon's 'Alpha House' Is More 'Veep' Than 'House of Cards'
It's Amazon's turn to get into the original series game. The Internet heavyweight premiered its first original series, political sitcom Alpha House, this month with three episodes streaming for free o...
08:03 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Elon Musk Named Businessperson of the Year by 'Fortune'
Elon Musk has had a tough couple of weeks, but perhaps this will come as some consolation.Fortune Magazine has named Musk the top businessperson of 2013 based on the revenues and stock price gains fro...
08:03 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Report: Spotify Is Now a $4 Billion Company
Spotify may be the latest startup to join the $4 billion valuation club.The music streaming company has reportedly secured $250 million in new financing, valuing it at more than $4 billion, according ...
07:45 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Watch the Colossal Dreamlifter Take Off From the Wrong Airport
On Wednesday night, a Boeing 747 Dreamlifter landed at the wrong airport, a smaller one with a short runway that seemed unfit for takeoff. But as it turns out, it was just long enough.See also: Boeing...
07:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Plans Your Travel 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 storiesP...
07:30 pm -04 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Amazon Drops Moto X Price to 1 Cent
If you're looking to buy a Moto X, Amazon has a deal that's tough to beat: It has reduced the price of the device to one penny on a new two-year contractThe deal is only valid for the Verizon Wireless...
07:05 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Amazon to Blast Black Friday Deals Every 10 Minutes
Amazon plans to start its Black Friday push early this year, blasting deals every 10 minutes on its site starting on Sunday.The company's Black Friday deals, which will run online and on its shopping ...
07:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Instagram Trailer Teases 11 'New York Times Magazine' Short Films
The New York Times Magazine will fittingly take on a cinematic for its annual Hollywood Issue honorees this year, incorporating 11 big-name actors into 11 short films that will live on NYTimes.com and...
07:00 pm -04 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable The Underdog Internet Providers Head to Washington
“Kind of like a union?” I ask Craig Foster. “Eh, yeah,” he says, “except without the union part.” Foster, the CFO of Ubiquiti Networks, was in New York this week, i...
06:59 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Giant Boeing Dreamlifter Lands at Wrong Airport
Boeing's Dreamlifter 747 aircraft — the plane that carries the 787 fuselages around the world — mistakenly landed at the Jabara Airport (AAO) near Wichita, Kan. Atlas Air Flight 4241, from...
06:47 pm -04 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Judge Denies Alleged Silk Road Owner's Bail Request
A federal judge rejected the bail application of Ross Ulbricht, 29, who is accused of running the online black market Silk Road under the alias "Dread Pirate Roberts."U.S. District Judge Kevin Fox mad...
06:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 20 Creative Works of Money Art You Should Never Cash In
Breaking the law is rarely as beautiful as when an artist abandons the canvas in favor of some clever graffiti. Gorgeous examples of public defacement aren't limited to walls and buildings, though Dol...
06:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable What Your iPad Grip Says About You
The way you maintain your expensive tech says volumes about your personality. Do you cradle your iPad like a newborn? Or maybe you're of the risk-taking variety, the "e-reader in the pool" type? With ...
05:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 12 People High at Work
For a lot of us, coming to work involves dragging ourselves out of bed, driving to our office and settling into our little cubicles for a long day in front of the computer.For others, however, like wi...
05:01 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Persona Wants to Protect Your Online Reputation
Facebook meltdowns and celebrity Twitter feuds are entertaining from the outside, but they're much less amusing when your own career is at stake.A new reputation-management tool called Persona wants ...
05:00 pm -07 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Instagram Trailer Teases 11 'New York Times Magazine' Short Films
The New York Times Magazine will fittingly take on a cinematic for its annual Hollywood Issue honorees this year, incorporating 11 big-name actors into 11 short films that will live on NYTimes.com and...
04:51 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Ron Burgundy Sings Campaign Song for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford does not have a bigger fan than "Anchorman's" Ron BurgundyIn fact, Burgundy wants Ford to be re-elected so much, that he agreed to sing the campaign song for Ford on The Tonight...
04:38 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 13 Vintage Sewing Patterns That Will Inspire You to Pick Up a Needle
Outside of elaborate Halloween costumes, the sewing machine seems to be falling to the wayside.We think that's a darn shame. Just imagine being at your holiday party and not having to worry about some...
04:08 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 9 Ways to Make Extra Money Around the Holidays
'Tis the season for ugly sweaters and gingerbread lattes — oh, and buying gifts. Lots of them.If your wallet feels turkey-feather light this holiday season, don't be a Scrooge; these nine digita...
03:59 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Volcanic Eruption Forms New Island South of Tokyo
An undersea volcanic eruption has created a new island some 620 miles south of Tokyo, the Associated Press reports, citing Japanese coast guard and the Japan Meteorological AgencyThe island, which is ...
03:05 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable These Are the Most-Shared Ads of 2013
Did you see that Dove ad pop up in your Facebook feed this year? How about the Geico camel one?The odds are good that you crossed digital paths with at least one of these ads. While views are often se...
03:05 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable The Most-Shared Ads of 2013
Did you see that Dove ad pop up in your Facebook feed this year? How about the Geico camel one?The odds are good that you crossed digital paths with at least one of these ads. While views are often se...
03:03 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 18 Insanely Addictive Font Games
Typography helps you engage your audience and establish a distinct, unique personality on your website. Knowing how to use fonts to build character in your design is a powerful skill, and exploring th...
02:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Jazzy '40s Style Lady Gaga Cover With a Tap Twist
Lady Gaga commanded us all to "Just Dance" way back in 2008, but she wasn't specific about which genre of dance she'd prefer. Did she want us to square dance? Maybe form a conga line? This '40s themed...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 12 People High at Work
For a lot of us, coming to work involves dragging ourselves out of bed, driving to our office and settling into our little cubicles for a long day in front of the computer.For others, however, like wi...
01:29 pm +04 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Instagram Stop-Motion Video Takes You on Filtered Ride Around the World
French filmmaker Thomas Jullien has taken 852 Instagram photos, from 852 different Instagram users and turned the shots into one impressive stop-motion video.Jullien crowdsourced the images, which tak...
01:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable This Christmas Could Be Make-or-Break for Toys 'R' Us
Toys “R” Us might not have too many Christmases left, at least if you listen to what the bond market is saying.Investors have been dumping obligations owed by the largest U.S. toy retailer...
12:27 pm +04 - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 'Machete Kills Again ... in Space' Mock Trailer is Full of Sci-fi Insanity
In a mock trailer for Machete Kills Again ... in Space, the title character looks as he always has — except this time, Machete dons a spacesuit and wields a lightsaber.Played by Danny Trejo...
12:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Chris Daughtry Immortalize Rob Ford Forever With Catchy Tune
It will be a sad day for the Internet when the world forgets Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who recently caught the public eye when he faced an impressive slew of accusations, including smoking crack and ass...
12:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Chris Daughtry Immortalizes Rob Ford Forever With Catchy Tune
It will be a sad day for the Internet when the world forgets Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who recently caught the public eye when he faced an impressive slew of accusations, including smoking crack and ass...
11:00 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 3 Tips for Women Leaders in the Boardroom
If you're a female CEO, you may have experienced firsthand how intimidating it can be to get up in front of a room of male investors or directors and give a presentation. Despite the shrinking gender ...
10:01 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Coming Soon to Your Bedroom: Beef-Tendon Condoms
Perhaps the best thing that can be said about condoms is that they work. Once negotiated out of their crinkly wrappers, they reliably protect against pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, inclu...
09:29 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Instagram Stop-Motion Video Takes You on Filtered Ride Around the World
French filmmaker Thomas Jullien has taken 852 Instagram photos, from 852 different Instagram users and turned the shots into one impressive stop-motion video.Jullien crowdsourced the images, which tak...
08:57 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Space Tricks Scientists Into Seeing Two Galaxies as One
Two is better than one, especially when it comes to space.Astronomers studying gas halos in galaxies thought they were looking at images of a single subject, but as it turns out, the photos actually s...
08:50 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Adds Place Pins for Better Travel Planning
Pinterest added a new type of pin called Place Pins Wednesday, enabling users to map out the locations of all the items they share on their pinboardsFor example, if a user pins a photo of a burger fro...
08:27 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 'Machete Kills Again ... in Space' Mock Trailer is Full of Sci-fi Insanity
In a mock trailer for Machete Kills Again ... in Space, the title character looks as he always has — except this time, Machete dons a spacesuit and wields a lightsaber.Played by Danny Trejo...
07:58 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Half of All Active Twitter Users Live in Five Countries
Twitter users are all over the world, but half of the social network's active users — those who tweet at least once a month — live in just five countries: the U.S., Japan, Indonesia, the U...
07:28 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Trent Reznor FaceTimes Cancer-Stricken Fan During Concert
Trent Reznor, leader of rock band Nine Inch Nails, was about to play "In This Twilight" for his audience at a recent Las Vegas concert. But first, he pulled out his phone to FaceTime.Reznor told the c...
06:51 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Canon EOS 70D: Recording HD Video Has Never Been So Great or Easy
Once upon a time, DSLRs were primarily used just for taking photos. That's still the case, but increasingly, we're seeing a lot of amateur filmmakers use DSLRs to shoot incredible movies that — ...
06:30 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable AOL Shuttering Winamp Music Software After 15 Memorable Years
One of the oldest and most relied upon pieces of software from the early days of online digital music will finally be mothballed at the end of this yearWinamp, the digital music file player and visual...
06:13 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Email Chain Shows Officials Prepping for HealthCare.gov Errors
A congressional subcommittee Wednesday evening released an internal email chain from late September that shows officials in charge of HealthCare.gov anticipating problems with the site in advance of i...
06:09 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Developers Dish Advice on Building Apps That Will Sell
There's a lot to juggle when developing an app: The expectations of your users, the demands of your boss and a multitude of other facets that need to be weighed — and possibly tossed.These topic...
05:08 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable 70% of Snapchat Users Are Women, Report Says
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel said on Wednesday that 70% of the photo-sharing app's users are female, according to a new report. Spiegel shared the breakdown, along with a few other metrics, at a closed-d...
05:08 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Go Hard in the Paint on Zombies in New 'WakaVille' Mobile Game
If there's one thing the world knows about rapper Waka Flocka Flame, it's that the man goes hard in the mothaf****ng paintWaka's ethos, also evidenced in his hit song of same title, is palpable in his...
04:36 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable High Schoolers Build Satellite and NASA Launches It to Space
Last night, a rocket took off. It launched from an island in Virginia, turned east over the Atlantic Ocean, and sailed into the atmosphere. Aboard were 29 satellites — a record for one launch.An...
04:06 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Every Death in 'Game of Thrones' in One Spoiler-Free Image
There are no Game of Thrones spoilers here. Actually, just one — George R.R. Martin is a cruel, cruel author who thrives on the sadness of his fansThe UK bookstore Waterstones tweeted an image W...
03:53 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Google's Project Link: Fiber Internet Networks for the Developing World
Hot air balloons weren't enough for Google. The search giant is launching another initiative to bring high-speed Internet to the developing world using more traditional means: fiber networks.The initi...
03:41 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Launches Anti-Google Merchandise Line 'Scroogled'
If you're team Microsoft — or just anti-Google in general — you now have your pickings of "Scroogled" gear, a term coined by the Redmond, Calif.-based software company.The products, which ...
03:28 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Verizon Transforms Retail Stores Into Rec Rooms for Tech Geeks
Few people look forward to their visits to retail stores run by their wireless carrier. Every two years, they stop in to get a discounted phone in exchange for a contract, and unless the screen cracks...
03:07 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Josh Hutcherson Reveals 'Hunger Games' Spoilers in 'SNL' Promo
Actor Josh Hutcherson will host Saturday Night Live this week, so prepare yourself for several "May the odds be ever in your favor" jokesThe Hunger Games star promoted his appearance with SNL cast mem...
03:00 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Google Wallet Now Comes With a Debit Card
Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Google’s payments solution known as Google Wallet will let people use debit cards connected to their accounts. It can be used like any normal debit ...
02:21 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Feds Adjust Rules After Tesla Touts Record-Setting Safety Rating
A U.S. automotive safety agency adjusted its guidelines on how manufacturers may reference safety ratings.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Wednesday that companies ...
02:20 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Sorry, Kanye; Zappos Just Mastered the Mic Drop
Zappos: 1, Kanye: 0The Las Vegas-based online shoe and clothing store has proven it can take some, um, guff from one of the world's biggest music stars.Kanye West — no stranger to bizarre, provo...
01:46 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer Thrives Off a Never-Ending To-Do List
Since taking over as the CEO of Yahoo nearly 18 months ago, Marissa Mayer has pushed many of the right buttonsCompany stock more than doubled. The company has five times as many mobile employees as wh...
01:38 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Twerking Turkey Ruins Thanksgiving
Twerking has tainted yet another thing — Thanksgiving.Thanksgiving has a reputation as a relatively happy and wholesome holiday. Nothing is more American than eating your weight in pumpkin pie a...
01:14 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Portuguese Announcer During Ronaldo Goals Is Pure World Cup Joy
The national soccer teams of Portugal and Sweden faced off in a do-or-die World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday night. The match pitted two of the biggest stars in soccer — Portugal's Cristiano ...
01:14 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Announcer's Calls During Ronaldo Goals Are Pure World Cup Joy
The national soccer teams of Portugal and Sweden faced off in a do-or-die World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday night. The match pitted two of the biggest stars in soccer — Portugal's Cristiano ...
12:57 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Wikipedia Ramps Up Fight Against Paid Editing
Wikipedia is ramping up its fight against paid editing, a practice that goes against the online encyclopedia's policies and ethics, with a letter directed at Wiki-PR, a company accused of getting paid...
12:45 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Get Ready to Party at MashBash During CES in Las Vegas
It's almost time for the techies of the world descend on Las Vegas for CES, and Mashable will be returning this year to host our annual MashBash at Hakkasan Nightclub in the MGM Grand Hotel.On Ja...
12:43 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable International Space Station Celebrates 15th Year in Orbit
The International Space Station celebrates its 15th birthday Wednesday, marking the day in 1998 when a Russian rocket lifted the first piece of what is now the largest manmade structure ever built in ...
12:17 am GMT - Thu, November 21, 2013
Mashable Katy Perry's Victorian Dreams Go Up in Flames in 'Unconditionally'
Katy Perry has found an era that suits her perfectly — VictorianThe pop star went retro-chic in a visually stunning music video for power ballad "Unconditionally," the second single from her "Pr...
11:52 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Kermit Fights for His Freedom in 'Muppets Most Wanted'
In the trailer for Muppets Most Wanted, embedded below, Kermit is in prison. Framed by the world's most dangerous villain, who happens to look exactly like everyone's favorite frog, Kermit w...
11:42 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable The Internet's 15 Candidates for 'Sexiest Man Alive'
Adam Levine has been named People's Sexiest Man Alive for 2013, and while Levine is attractive, it seems the people of People didn't ask the Internet for its opinion.The Tumblr fandom and other online...
11:34 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Adam Levine Named People's 'Sexiest Man Alive,' Internet Unhappy
People magazine named Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine the "Sexiest Man Alive" of 2013, dubbing him "cool, confident, seductive." The Internet begged to differThe news broke Tuesday night on NBC's The V...
11:30 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Google Newsstand Bundles News and Magazines for a Tailored Page One
Google combined its Google Play Magazines and Flipboard rival Currents into one app on Wednesday called Newsstand.The new app includes more than 1,900 free and paid publications including The New York...
10:51 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Instagram Arrives on Windows Phone, Waze Tags Along
It took long enough, but it's finally happened: Instagram is now on Windows Phone. The breakout photo (and now video) sharing app that established itself on iPhone before spreading to Android in 2012 ...
10:49 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 'Visionary' Climate Scientist Mario Molina Earns Presidential Medal of Freedom
President Barack Obama awarded Mario Molina the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony Wednesday.Alongside 15 others, the chemist earned what Obama called "the nation's top civilian h...
10:38 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Logitech's iPhone Game Controller Packs Extra Battery Power
Logitech unveiled a gaming case for the iPhone 5, iPhone 5S and fifth-generation iPod Touch running iOS 7 that will add external controls for compatible games, the company announced Wednesday.The Logi...
10:06 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable A Much Shorter 'The Avengers,' Made Entirely of Bloopers
The Avengers will avenge, even when they struggle with technical difficulties.Slacktory grabbed the goofiest moments from The Avengers blooper reel and stitched together a trailer for a very different...
10:05 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Deep Web Film Will Go Inside the World of Bitcoin, Silk Road and Beyond
There's a shadowy corner of the Internet where real names give way to aliases, and ".com" is conspicuously scarce. In this space, privacy and anonymity are dogma, and government-imposed laws draw scof...
10:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Obama Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to Sally Ride
President Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Wednesday to Sally Ride, the first American woman in space."Sally didn't just break the stratospheric glass ceiling, she blasted thr...
09:32 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Israeli Startup Is Finding a Way to Speed Up Crop Growth by Thousands of Years
Doron Gal has an ambitious goal: to help feed the world and to make money in the process.Located in Moshav Sharona in Israel's Galilee, his startup Kaiima Bio-Agritech's goal is to use genome multipli...
09:32 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Israeli Startup Finds Way to Speed Crop Growth by Thousands of Years
Doron Gal has an ambitious goal: to help feed the world and to make money in the process.Located in Moshav Sharona in Israel's Galilee, his startup Kaiima Bio-Agritech's goal is to use genome multipli...
09:32 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Israeli Startup Is Finding Way to Speed Crop Growth by Thousands of Years
Doron Gal has an ambitious goal: to help feed the world and to make money in the process.Located in Moshav Sharona in Israel's Galilee, his startup Kaiima Bio-Agritech's goal is to use genome multipli...
09:24 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable How Nest and Smart Technologies Are Re-Inventing Climate Control
Have data, live smarter. That's the mantra of a new generation of connected products, from fitness trackers to finance apps. By measuring and aggregating your activity, whether it's steps taken or mon...
09:23 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable App Solves City Parking Woes
City dwellers know that searching for a parking spot is a major pain point, and it's an issue that's poised to worsen as more people flock to urban areas. Circling for a spot consumes time and gas, an...
09:03 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Wristwatch Used to Declare JFK's Time of Death May Sell for $100,000
A New York City auction house is selling a watch believed to be used to mark the time of a historic moment in United States history: the death of President John F. Kennedy.The watch belonged to Dr. Ke...
08:46 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer Thrives Off a Never-Ending To-Do List
Since taking over as the CEO of Yahoo nearly 18 months ago, Marissa Mayer has pushed many of the right buttonsCompany stock more than doubled. The company has five times as many mobile employees as wh...
08:36 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Watch the LG G Flex Magically Heal Itself Before Your Eyes
There's nothing worse than scratching up the back of your pristine smartphone, either from keys or an unfortunate drop on the concrete. It's a terrible feeling, and LG wants to help.The company's new ...
08:21 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Homemade British R2-D2 Is Star Wars Episode VII's First Star
Lucasfilm may not have announced any human actors for the upcoming Star Wars sequel, but it has officially confirmed the movie's first star: everyone's favorite astromech, R2-D2If you're expecting the...
08:16 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Citymaps Is All You Need to Plan an Urban Adventure
Whether you're exploring your city or visiting a new one, the research and planning process for a fun itinerary can be overwhelming — and the results often underwhelming.That's because most digi...
08:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Lytro Snags $40 Million to Expand Beyond Cameras
Lytro, the creator of the world's first light field camera for consumers, has received a $40 million round of funding to apply its technology to new categoriesThe funding comes after the company laid ...
08:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 9 Tips for a Better Company Culture
Companies aren't built by individuals, they're built by teams with complementary skills. But recruiting good talent is half the battle — you also need to foster an environment in which your empl...
07:57 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Spectacular Night Rocket Launch Wows Skywatchers on East Coast
A dazzling rocket launch that hurled a record 29 satellites into orbit from Virginia's eastern shore Tuesday night was also visible to potentially millions of observers on the U.S. East Coast, thrilli...
07:54 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 5 Adorable Facts About Dogs
Man's best friend has been eating our garbage and pooping in our shoes for tens of thousands of years. But what do we really know about our canine companions?A lot, apparently. We know tons about them...
07:45 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable The Real Cost of PS4 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....
07:30 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable This Gray Sludge Could Change Food Forever
The video above is a parody, but the product featured is real. Special thanks to celeb chef and star of Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods, Andrew Zimmern, for making a cameo in our video. Check out the s...
07:06 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Apple Store App Arrives on iPads Just in Time for Black Friday
Apple wants to make shopping easier this holiday season with its first Apple Store app for iPads, which it debuted on Wednesday. The app comes loaded with features to make product discovery on Apple.c...
06:57 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 88% of People Disapprove of Walking While Texting
The tech world is a complicated place. You have an inbox full of unread mail, an iPhone buzzing with push notifications and a Netflix queue brimming with unwatched episodes of Orange Is The New Black...
06:30 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Tips for Pulling Off a Nap at Work
In the winter, it gets dark so early that it's easy to start fading long before the work day is done.Just fifteen minutes of sleep, and you're sure to go from a Walking Dead extra to star employee, bu...
06:03 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable The Tumblr Starter Kit
Most social media platforms were designed for users who know each other IRL. Not TumblrIf you're new to the blogging platform, however, this model can make it difficult to curate and build your follow...
06:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable These Smart Glasses Could Make Getting a Shot Less Painful
One of the biggest knocks against Google Glass by its critics is the perceived lack of practical uses for the wearable computing device. The jury is still out on that device until it hits the mainstre...
05:59 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Groupon Now Offering Standard Coupons for Best Buy, Macy's
Groupon is attempting to give consumers another reason to check the company's site: A new category called "Freebies" that includes deals from Best Buy, Macy's, American Eagle, Nordstrom and more.Despi...
05:30 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 8 Next-Level Turkeys To Amp Up Your Thanksgiving
Of all the reasons to be thankful on Thanksgiving (including a full day of unlimited napping opportunities), gobbling up a delicious turkey is number one.Now, there's nothing wrong with enjoying your ...
05:04 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 4 Ways to Replace Christmas Cards With Social Media
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and it's only a matter of time before your mailbox is packed with holiday cards filled with family updates and bad Christmas puns. That's when you know it's tim...
04:27 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 11 Dolly Parton Quotes to Take Life by the Rhinestones
If there's one thing Dolly Parton knows, it's how to make a living.The country music icon and actress has spent decades making a name for herself. Known for her sassy attitude that matches her vivacio...
04:08 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 7 Deal Aggregators for Holiday Shoppers
As the online shopping boom continues to, well, boom, more and more deal aggregation sites are popping up to help users sift through the retail wreckage.These sites comb deals from around the web on p...
02:25 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Companion Robot Can Talk to You in 19 Languages
Designed for companionship, a new toddler-sized robot can hold a conversation in 19 different languages.Built by Paris-based robotics company Aldebaran and infused with language-learning software...
01:54 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Google Celebrates Children's Day With a Simple Doodle
Lately, Google has been conjuring up increasingly more intricate Doodles, but today's logo on the company's homepage is very simple. Celebrating the International Children's Day, the Doodle depicts a ...
01:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Tips for Pulling Off A Nap At Work
In the winter, it gets dark so early that it's easy to start fading long before the work day is done.Just fifteen minutes of sleep, and you're sure to go from a Walking Dead extra to star employee, bu...
01:20 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Apple's 'Spaceship' Campus Gets Final Approval From Cupertino
Apple's proposed project for a new campus in Cupertino, Calif., has received the final stamp of approval from the City Council, San Jose Mercury News reportsThe Cupertino City Council approved Apple's...
01:03 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable The Tumblr Starter Kit
Most social media platforms were designed for users who know each other IRL. Not TumblrIf you're new to the blogging platform, however, this model can make it difficult to curate and build your follow...
01:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Russia's Richest Man Wants to Be Your Email Provider
Mail.ru Group has practically conquered the Russian market. The Internet portal runs some of the most popular email, messaging and social networking services in the country. It also has a sizable stak...
01:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable These Smart Glasses Could Make Getting a Shot Less Painful
One of the biggest knocks against Google Glass by its critics is the perceived lack of practical uses for the wearable computing device. The jury is still out on that device until it hits the mainstre...
12:59 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Groupon Now Offering Standard Coupons for Best Buy, Macy's
Groupon is attempting to give consumers another reason to check the company's site: A new category called "Freebies" that includes deals from Best Buy, Macy's, American Eagle, Nordstrom and more.Despi...
12:30 pm -05 - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 8 Next-Level Turkeys To Amp Up Your Thanksgiving
Of all the reasons to be thankful on Thanksgiving (including a full day of unlimited napping opportunities), gobbling up a delicious turkey is number one.Now, there's nothing wrong with enjoying your ...
12:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 5 Biggest Computer Viruses of All Time
The first ever computer virus, the Morris Worm, infected around 6,000 computers 25 years ago, causing unprecedented havoc.But that was just the beginning. Since then, millions of computers around the ...
11:27 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 11 Dolly Parton Quotes to Take Life by the Rhinestones
If there's one thing Dolly Parton knows, it's how to make a living.The country music icon and actress has spent decades making a name for herself. Known for her sassy attitude that matches her vivacio...
11:00 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable How Social Media is Changing Business — And Your Job Search
A decade ago, businesses didn’t have company Facebook profiles, Twitter accounts or Instagram feeds.In fact, Facebook didn’t exist.When you start thinking about how much social media has c...
10:00 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Inspiring Unilever Ad Gives You Hope for Future Children
From the director of the viral Dove experiment comes a new ad from Unilever that aims to change the way you view the world for your future children.To celebrate Universal Children's Day on Wednesday, ...
10:00 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Xbox One: Gaming, Streaming and Live TV in One Powerful Package
In the tech world, eight years is eons. In eight years, we've seen the rise of the iPhone and Google's Android OS, the creation of Twitter, and gaming's tremendous growth on Facebook and mobile. Eight...
09:38 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Twitter Mobile App Update Highlights Trending TV Shows
Twitter updated its iOS and Android apps Tuesday with new search filters and an enhanced focus on conversations around TV.Under the "Discover" tab, Twitter now collates trending television shows based...
09:31 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Can Earth Handle Its Projected Population of 11 Billion People?
The human population is exploding. Earlier this year, the United Nations released a new report that said the global population was on pace to reach 11 billion people by the end of the century — ...
09:14 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable NBA Star's Defense Fail Looks Just Like a Video-Game Glitch
Know the feeling of playing a sports video game only to have one of your players stand still as a statue far from the ball, while randomly gazing off into the distance?New York Knicks forward Amar'e S...
08:57 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Just a Normal Guy Taking his Pet Dinosaur for a Walk
If you thought cleaning up after your corgi was a chore, this guy has you beat.Okay, so maybe his pet dinosaur isn't real, but try to imagine the size of T-Rex poops. And don't even think about attemp...
08:40 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 400-Pound High School Running Back Gracefully Tackles Facebook Bullies
On Monday, we brought you the story of Tony Picard, the 400-pound high school running back whose highlights and very existence went viral over the weekendBut it turns out that Picard's best highlight ...
08:28 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Just 47% of Facebook Users Get News From the Social Network
While some of our news feeds are filled with news updates, less than half of Facebook users say they use the social platform to get news updatesThe most popular social network for getting for news is ...
08:01 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Why Did the Electronic Health Record Office Suddenly Disappear?
After launching with much fanfare in 2009, the interagency program office charged with developing an integrated electronic health record for the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments all but sputte...
07:55 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Read President Obama's Handwritten Tribute to the Gettysburg Address
To mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, the White House released U.S. President Barack Obama's handwritten tribute to the Abraham Lincoln's historic speech on Tuesday.You'll want to r...
07:28 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable GZA Perfectly Describes the Big Bang With Amazing Rhymes
GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan has lent his talents to the pursuit of science. Yes, scienceThe rapper wrote some incredible verses about the beginning of the universe and performed them in front of a Univers...
07:06 am +08 - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Apple Now Accepts Water-Damaged iPhones for Its Trade-In Program
Apple updated its Reuse and Recycle Program to allow water-damaged iPhones to be traded in.Previously, iPhones that have been damaged by water or other liquids were not accepted in the trade-in progra...
06:45 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable U.S. Army to Track Employees' Web Activity to Thwart Future Snowdens
The U.S. Army plans to monitor the online behavior of its employees with tracking software that will be woven into Army Network 2020, an in-house computer network set to launch in seven years.The...
06:29 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Genomics Technology Races to Save Newborns
Earlier this month, doctors at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., were able to use rapid DNA sequencing and analysis to identify the genetic mutation keeping a baby girl from eating ...
05:41 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Jesse Tyler Ferguson Can't Get a Date as 'First Gay Bachelor'
The Bachelor has graced our televisions with trashy reality show romance for 17 seasons and counting. The show also spawned two successful spin-offs with The Bachelorette and Bachelor Pad.But now, Fun...
05:18 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Behold the First 'Selfie' Hashtag in Instagram History
"Selfie" officially became the Oxford Dictionary's Word of the Year 2013 this week. Usage in the English language has increased by a whopping 17,000% since last year, according to OxfordNow, let's tak...
04:38 am -05 - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Twitter Mobile App Update Highlights Trending TV Shows
Twitter updated its iOS and Android apps Tuesday with new search filters and an enhanced focus on conversations around TV.Under the "Discover" tab, Twitter now collates trending television shows based...
04:35 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Clemson Marching Band Pays Epic Tribute to Nintendo
Clemson University beat Georgia Tech Saturday, but the real game highlights happened at halftimeThe Tigers marching band had a nostalgia-packed routine that paid homage to everyone's favorite throwbac...
04:21 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Twitter Beefs Up Search With New Filters
Twitter is adding new search filters to its mobile apps on Android and iOS.Users will soon be able to filter searches for specific topics like photos or videos, according to a Twitter blog post releas...
04:04 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Univision to Host Google Hangout With Stars at Latin Grammys
Six to 12 pre-selected lucky Latin Grammys fans will participate in a Google Hangout with their favorite stars that will take place on the red carpet during the show on Thursday.Producers from Univisi...
03:55 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Twitter Finally Explains Twitter
For the socially savvy, hashtags and trending topics are very much a part of the 21st century vernacular. For others, these terms may prompt a question: What is Twitter? A YouTube video answering that...
03:36 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Interactive Google Exhibit Honors Gettysburg Address Sesquicentennial
President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address 150 years ago on Nov. 19, 1863, and Google has built a digital museum to commemorate the speech, one of the most famous in American history.T...
03:10 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Latest Ruling Allows Apple to Pursue Ban on Samsung Products
An appellate court decision has opened the way for Apple to again pursue a ban on some Samsung Electronics mobile devices found to infringe Apple patents. But the ruling is a mixed bag for Apple, expe...
03:00 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Real-Life Harry Potter Searches Penn Station for Train to Hogwarts
Harry Potter is such a cultural touchstone for children and adults the world over, that it's easy to forget that the characters and the world they live in doesn't actually existIn Improv Everywhere's ...
02:57 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Google Maps to Remove Aerial Photo of Teenager Killed 4 Years Ago
Google Maps will remove an aerial image from a map of northern California that shows the body of a 14-year-old boy who was shot and killed in 2009.A map of railroad tracks in Richmond, Calif., shows a...
02:50 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable English Has a New Preposition, Because Internet
Let's start with the dull stuff, because pragmatism.The word "because," in standard English usage, is a subordinating conjunction, which means that it connects two parts of a sentence in which one (th...
02:47 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Mike Tyson Returns Evander Holyfield's Ear in Foot Locker Ad
In Foot Locker's "Week of Greatness" ad, Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers reflects on how the shoe retailer's week-long promotion of the world's best sneakers makes you feel like "all is right ...
02:31 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable SoundCloud Reinvents Movie Trailers With 'Book Thief' Clip
Audio-distribution service SoundCloud debuted its first-ever movie trailer Tuesday in a partnership with 20th Century Fox. The trailer for The Book Thief — based on a novel set in Nazi Germany &...
02:29 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Moto X on Verizon Is First to Devour Android KitKat 4.4 Update
Taking some in the Android community by surprise, Motorola has announced that the KitKat 4.4 update is rolling out for the Moto X smartphone on Verizon before any of the competitionIn a blog post on t...
02:16 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 3 Girls Find Kickass Way to Play With Princess Toys
Keep your pretty pink princess toys, because these girls don't need them.Toy company GoldieBlox wants girls' playtime to move beyond dolls and fairy tales. The company, founded by Stanford engineer De...
02:08 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 11 Movies That Should Never, Ever Get a Sequel
It was announced on Monday that It's a Wonderful Life — a classic, nearly seventy-year-old Christmas film — is getting a sequel.Sometimes sequels are great (Toy Story 2), sometimes they're...
02:01 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Tech Investors Lobby Congress: Down With Patent Trolls
A large group of tech inventors and entrepreneurs, including Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz and Qualcomm Former Principle Engineer Ranganathan Krishnan, are askin...
01:20 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable The Long Road to Xbox One
The Xbox One, the last of the eighth generation consoles, will hit shelves in North America this Friday, a week after Sony's PlayStation 4The Microsoft gaming device was first rumored to be called the...
01:09 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable 'Doctor Who' Finally Gives Rose Tyler the Ending She Deserves
If you want to upset a Whovian, simply say, "Rose Tyler, I ..." and let their emotions fill the silence.It's painful for Doctor Who fans to remember the tenth Doctor was cruelly cut off before he coul...
12:38 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable Famous Cats Show Suppurrt for Sick Colonel Meow
World domination must wait — Colonel Meow is sick.The aspiring feline dictator and Internet famous cat came down with a mysterious ailment over the weekendSee also: Colonel Meow's 10 Tips for Co...
12:26 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable '90s Kids Rejoice: Backstreet Boys Are Back in New Music Video
There are gonna be a lot of happy '90s kids in the world todayOne of the original pop boy bands, the Backstreet Boys, debuted their new music video "Show 'Em (What You're Made Of)" Tuesday on Facebook...
12:10 am GMT - Wed, November 20, 2013
Mashable It's 2013: Why Are We Still Using Paper Receipts?
The list of grievances could fill a CVS receipt.There are few things more wasteful. They are responsible for the destruction of 10 million trees a year and are a menace to the public, clogging up old ...
11:23 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Kanye West's 'Bound 2' Video Reveals a NSFW Kim Kardashian
Kanye West doesn't take normal road trips like us plebians.West debuted his new music video for the Yeezus album closer "Bound 2" on The Ellen Degeneres Show Tuesday. The clip features a topless Kim K...
11:06 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Apple Now Accepts Water-Damaged iPhones for Its Trade-In Program
Apple updated its Reuse and Recycle Program to allow water-damaged iPhones to be traded in.Previously, iPhones that have been damaged by water or other liquids were not accepted in the trade-in progra...
10:50 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Can San Diego Compete With Silicon Valley? Depends on Its Next Mayor
San Diego is only a few hundred miles from San Francisco and Silicon Valley, but its startup and tech scene would have to be on the other side of the globe to emerge from the shadow cast by the likes ...
10:42 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable GetGoing Nabbed Me Better JetBlue Airfare Than JetBlue
A vacation is often planned around a destination — you've always wanted to see Rome, or your brother is studying in China for the semester and you want to go visit. Other times, a vacation is ju...
10:36 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Interactive Google Exhibit Honors Gettysburg Address Sesquicentennial
President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address 150 years ago on Nov. 19, 1863, and Google has built a digital museum to commemorate the speech, one of the most famous in American history.T...
10:36 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Ask a Dev: How Should I Make the Best Use of iPhone's M7 Chip?
You can throw away your old pedometer. The iPhone 5S comes packed with a M7 motion coprocessor, which tracks a user's step count and activity typeThe latest video in our Ask a Dev series looks at the ...
10:28 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable MapBox Enables Amazing Custom Maps for Sites and Apps
"Up until now, a lot of mapping has just been boring," says Eric Gundersen, the CEO of MapBox, an ambitious startup that has made headlines for putting cartographic software, well, on the mapThose hea...
10:18 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable The Average iPhone Sells for More Than Twice the Average Android
Not all smartphones are created equally, nor do they all sell for similar prices. The average iPhone purchased without a contract sold for $635 in Q3 of 2013, while the average Android sold for $268 i...
10:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Real-Life Harry Potter Searches Penn Station for Train to Hogwarts
Harry Potter is such a cultural touchstone for children and adults the world over, that it's easy to forget that the characters and the world they live in doesn't actually existIn Improv Everywhere's ...
09:57 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Google Maps to Remove Aerial Photo of Teenager Killed 4 Years Ago
Google Maps will remove an aerial image from a map of northern California that shows the body of a 14-year-old boy who was shot and killed in 2009.A map of railroad tracks in Richmond, Calif., shows a...
09:49 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable No, Snapchat Hasn't Passed Facebook in Daily Photos Shared (Yet)
Snapchat appears to be neck and neck with Facebook in one key metric: photos shared daily.Snapchat users now share 400 million "snaps" — or photos and videos — each day, according to a rep...
09:33 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Twitter Pulls Option to Let Anyone DM You
Just a few weeks after news circulated that Twitter was testing a feature that would allow users to receive direct messages (DMs) from anyone, not just those they follow, it appears the social platfor...
09:14 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Comedians Grill the Hamburglar About His Business Model
McDonald's is the top fast food chain in the world, known for its affordable dollar menu. Yet one of its mascots, the masked Hamburglar, has made a career of stealing these cheap burgers for decades.Y...
09:08 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable 11 Movies That Should Never, Ever Get a Sequel
It was announced on Monday that It's a Wonderful Life — a classic, nearly seventy-year-old Christmas film — is getting a sequel.Sometimes sequels are great (Toy Story 2), sometimes they're...
09:00 pm +11 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable You Can Pay for Your Next Uber Ride With PayPal
Uber now gives customers the option to pay for their rides using PayPal, the two companies announced late Monday.Uber is the first company to integrate PayPal's mobile SDK into its app, which lets use...
08:52 pm +11 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Bublcam Shoots 360-Degree Photos and Videos
Whether you're documenting mountains at sunset or the urban jungle of New York City's Times Square, Bublcam claims to capture "everything around you."Just a bit larger than a baseball, the portable ca...
08:22 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Feds Probe Tesla After Electric Car Fires
The old adage "ask and you shall receive" is ringing true for one billionaire entrepreneur.Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, asked the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to investiga...
08:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' Interactive Video Mimics TV Surfing
Rock icon Bob Dylan's 1965 hit "Like a Rolling Stone," deemed one of the greatest songs ever by experts, just received the 2013 music video treatmentThe interactive video, shared first with Mashable, ...
08:01 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable August Raises $8 Million to Bring Smart Locks to Market
Big money continues to flow into the Internet of Things spaceAugust, a San Francisco startup that is developing a smart lock which users can open with their smartphones, announced Tuesday that it has ...
07:55 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Yahoo's New Security Features 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 storiesO...
07:37 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Nokia Shareholders Approve $7.2 Billion Microsoft Acquisition
Nokia shareholders have approved a $7.2 billion Microsoft buyout on Tuesday, The Financial Times reportsSome smaller shareholders are protesting the sale, but 99.7% of the investors present at a compa...
07:26 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable '90s Kids Rejoice: Backstreet Boys Are Back in New Music Video
There are gonna be a lot of happy '90s kids in the world todayOne of the original pop boy bands, the Backstreet Boys, debuted their new music video "Show 'Em (What You're Made Of)" Tuesday on Facebook...
07:24 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Lexus to Reveal Two New Models on Vine
Lexus claims to be the first automaker to reveal new models using Vine, Twitter's 6-second video platform.The brand plans to unveil its Lexus RC sports coupé and Lexus LF-NX turbo compact crossov...
07:01 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable New LinkedIn Showcase Pages Reach Just the Right Users
LinkedIn replaced its news aggregator LinkedIn Today last week in order to get the right content in front of the right users.The company took that mantra a step further on Tuesday, unveiling Showcase ...
07:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable FiftyThree's New Pencil Stylus and Paper App Are a Perfect Match
Apple has sold iPad and iPhone styluses in its stores for years, but it wasn’t until recently that I noticed one of the company's promo videos showing someone using a stylus on an iPad. For me, ...
06:56 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Want a Mentor for Your Business? Look for These 3 Qualities
When you’re starting a business — or even just thinking about it — the advice you’ll get again and again is to find a mentor.But here’s what’s more important: findi...
06:52 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable The Mother of a Murderer, 7 Years Later
Charles Roberts, 32, carried a 9mm handgun, bolt-action rifle and 12-gauge shotgun when he walked into the schoolIt was early the morning of Oct. 2, 2006, in Nickel Mines, Penn., a small settlement ab...
05:50 pm -05 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Can San Diego Compete With Silicon Valley? Depends on Its Next Mayor
San Diego is only a few hundred miles from San Francisco and Silicon Valley, but its startup and tech scene would have to be on the other side of the globe to emerge from the shadow cast by the likes ...
05:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Samsung: We Sold 800,000 Galaxy Gear Smartwatches in Two Months
Despite garnering mostly negative reviews, Samsung claims it has sold 800,000 Galaxy Gear smartwatches in 2 months after the device hit the market, Reuters reportsAccording to the report, which cites ...
05:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable 10 Selfies More Dangerous Than They're Worth
Sometimes the urge to take a selfie is irresistible.Your hair looks great, your iPhone is right there, and you're dying to try out an Instagram filter other than Hefe. But there are times when it's b...
05:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable 16 Dogs That Ruined the Picture
The Internet is filled to the brim with cute puppy photos sweet enough to make your heart explode. But that doesn't mean every snapshot of a dog deserves an "aww."Dogs can be unaware of what's going o...
05:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable The 7 Best Kitchen Gadgets for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving
Every year in late November, home cooks across the U.S. prepare for their biggest nightThanksgiving — the annual celebration of food, family and all the good things in life — brings out th...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable 12 Thanksgiving Dinner Tips from Monica Geller
Cooking a full Thanksgiving meal is one of the most frustrating holiday traditions. You have so many people to feed and all of them want secondsWe want to help you through this hectic process, so we c...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Former Google Wallet Execs Raise $7 Million to Personalize Offline Retail
Jonathan Wall's first attempt to tackle the offline payment experience didn't go exactly as he had hoped.Wall (above left) was one of two founding engineers behind Google Wallet, a mobile payment plat...
04:08 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Spotify vs. Bandcamp: Which Is More Band-Friendly?
We compared Spotify with Bandcamp, a service known for supporting emerging artists, to see why some artists and labels choose one over the otherTwo different entities, the fundamental difference seems...
03:04 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable 6 Tips for Entrepreneurs During the Holidays
If you’re an entrepreneur or self-employed, chances are you struggle with taking any real time off. Sure, your lifestyle may allow you to “work from anywhere,” but you’re not r...
02:07 pm +11 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable What Caused the Deadly Midwestern Tornado Outbreak?
A slew of tornadoes slammed the state of Illinois and surrounding areas Sunday, killing at least six people and damaging or destroying thousands of homes, according to news reports. There were 81 torn...
02:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Slow-Mo Wedding Photo Booth Captures Goofy Good Times
A wedding is perhaps the greatest party of one's life, so reliving it in slow motion can make the experience seem all the more epic.The LaPenderson couple did just that, using a slow-mo photobooth and...
01:50 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable And the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year Is ... 'Selfie'
Oxford Dictionaries announced "Selfie" as the international Word of the Year 2013, noting its frequency in the English language has increased by 17,000% since last yearAccording to Oxford Dictionaries...
01:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Google Reaches $17 Million Privacy Settlement With States
Google reached a $17 million settlement with 37 U.S. states over its circumvention of privacy settings for some Internet users.The company, based in Mountain View, Calif., overrode default settings fo...
12:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Twitter Co-Founder Channels Poe's 'Raven' in 'Evermore' Short Film
In his short film, Evermore, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone taps into Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven to tell a story of familial devastation and rebirth.Stone is one of the celebrities who c...
11:00 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Company Tries to Fine Customer $3,500 for Leaving Negative Review Online
We all know we’re supposed to read the Terms and Conditions before we agree to anything, but few people ever do so. Unfortunately, that means companies can slip whatever they want in there. Case...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable You Can Pay for Your Next Uber Ride With PayPal
Uber now gives customers the option to pay for their rides using PayPal, the two companies announced late Monday.Uber is the first company to integrate PayPal's mobile SDK into its app, which lets use...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Moga Ace Power Controller: Precision Gaming on the Go
Mobile gaming has taken off as the next frontier for immersive gameplay, and several companies are offering accessories to make the experience even more enjoyableCompatible with the iPod Touch (5th ge...
09:52 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Bublcam Shoots 360-Degree Photos and Videos
Whether you're documenting mountains at sunset or the urban jungle of New York City's Times Square, Bublcam claims to capture "everything around you."Just a bit larger than a baseball, the portable ca...
09:31 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Why the Father of the Consumer Internet Invests in Ecommerce
You might remember Steve Case. He was CEO of America Online and became a billionaire by selling subscription Internet access.Now, Case, 55, has come out of semiretirement to create Revolution, a Washi...
09:00 am -05 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Slow-Mo Wedding Photo Booth Captures Goofy Good Times
A wedding is perhaps the greatest party of one's life, so reliving it in slow motion can make the experience seem all the more epic.The LaPenderson couple did just that, using a slow-mo photobooth and...
08:56 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Map Reveals 500K Square Miles of Global Deforestation Over 12 Years
A new map from the University of Maryland is helping viewers understand the scope of deforestation across the globeA team at the university collected data on deforestation from 2000 to 2012, and the r...
08:27 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Pentagon Taps MIT to Study Controversial New Mexico Power Line
The Defense Department has asked MIT Lincoln Laboratory to conduct a study of the potential impact a planned $1.5 billion electric transmission line will have on test operations at the White Sands Mis...
07:58 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable You've Met These 14 Ridiculous 'Madden' Players
Madden may be nothing but a silly video game for some, but for many, it's serious business. The wildly popular NFL video game can bring out the best in us. But more often, it brings out our worstThe v...
07:40 am +02 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable NFL and MLB Could Go Cable-Only if Aereo Succeeds
The legal tussles between Aereo and the major U.S. broadcast television networks have apparently caught the attention of two of the country’s leading sports networksIn an amicus brief submitted ...
07:32 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable 'Preacher' Comic May Turn Into AMC Show Starring Seth Rogen
AMC's next huge show could come from yet another comic book. The TV network that brought you The Walking Dead has reportedly ordered the pilot episode for a series based on Preacher, a supernatural ta...
07:12 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Dropbox Seeking Valuation of Over $8 Billion
Dropbox has always had a flair for the dramatic. Its CEO and co-founder Drew Houston, for example, appeared in a YouTube clip in 2012, belting out “Rocket Man” with a pint in hand at a Swi...
07:02 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable You Can Pay for Your Next Uber Ride With PayPal
Uber now gives customers the option to pay for their rides using PayPal, the two companies announced late Monday.Uber is the first company to integrate PayPal's mobile SDK into its app, which lets use...
07:01 am +02 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable How Batkid Conquered the World, by the Numbers
How big a deal was Batkid? Bigger than you might think.The story of Miles, a 5-year-old with leukemia who wanted to be Batman and was assisted in this wish by pretty much all of San Francisco, touched...
06:54 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Irrefutable Video Proof That Sports Fans Are Game Changers
Home-field advantage is an oft-debated topic in the world of sports. Sure, it's somewhat helpful to have your own fans behind you. But, even if you have the loudest crowd in sports history, what's pla...
06:29 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Kanye West Lectures at Harvard About Creativity
Kanye West made a stop at Harvard University Sunday night to talk design and creativity.The rapper, who was in Boston for a stop of the Yeezus Tour, gave a seemingly impromptu talk as part of the DOND...
06:13 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Football Player Flips Over Opponent on Incredible Run
You can have your spin moves, your one-handed catches, your eye-popping hitsThis is a football highlightOur hero here is Martee Tenner, a running back at Division II Lincoln University in Missouri. Du...
05:45 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable 400-Pound High School Running Back Is a Force of Nature
Tony Picard is a 400-pound high school running back in Washington stateYes, you read that correctly.Aptly nicknamed "Big Tone," Picard plays for White Swan High School in Yakima, Wash. He's a senior, ...
05:40 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable NFL and MLB Could Go Cable-Only if Aereo Succeeds
The legal tussles between Aereo and the major U.S. broadcast television networks have apparently caught the attention of two of the country’s leading sports networksIn an amicus brief submitted ...
05:20 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Randi Zuckerberg: The Best Thing About Social Media Is Also the Worst
Life can pass you by while you're busy "socializing" on your smartphoneIt's a message we're all familiar with by now, but the most recent proponent of tech-life balance may surprise you: Randi Zuckerb...
05:01 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable How Batkid Conquered the World, by the Numbers
How big a deal was Batkid? Bigger than you might think.The story of Miles, a 5-year-old with leukemia who wanted to be Batman and was assisted in this wish by pretty much all of San Francisco, touched...
04:38 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Homeland Security: Silk Road Vendor Sent Ricin Letter to Obama
A former vendor on the now-defunct online black market bazaar known as Silk Road sent a letter laced with the poison Ricin to U.S. President Barack Obama, according to a letter submitted by an officia...
04:38 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Homeland Security: Silk Road Vendor Sent Obama Ricin Letter
A former vendor on the now-defunct online black market bazaar known as Silk Road sent a letter laced with the poison Ricin to U.S. President Barack Obama, according to a letter submitted by an officia...
04:11 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable 9 Things You Should Know Before Buying an Xbox One
Another next-generation release is about to rock the gaming world: The Xbox One debuts Nov. 22 in 13 countries, including the United StatesMicrosoft hasn't released a game console since the Xbox 360 a...
03:36 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable It's Not Just You: YouTube Is Down
YouTube is currently down. The world's biggest video host and second-largest search engine is inaccessible as of 5:25 p.m. ET, meaning that instead of seeing your favorite viral videos, cats and memes...
03:36 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable YouTube Was Down for 30 Minutes and the World Didn't Collapse
Update, Nov, 18, 5:55 p.m. ET: YouTube is now back up and functioning properly.YouTube is currently down. The world's biggest video host and second-largest search engine is inaccessible as of 5:25 p.m...
03:26 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable 17 College Sports Fans Get Their Hearts Broken in Real Time
Cliff Alexander is a high school senior from Chicago. Despite his age, he stands at an extremely powerful 6 feet, 8 inches and 240 pounds — and is one of the nation's top basketball recruits. On...
03:07 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable What Caused the Deadly Midwestern Tornado Outbreak?
A slew of tornadoes slammed the state of Illinois and surrounding areas Sunday, killing at least six people and damaging or destroying thousands of homes, according to news reports. There were 81 torn...
02:50 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable JFK Assassination: National Archives Reveal the Whole Story
Friday marks 50 years since the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and the days leading up to this anniversary may feel a bit like diving headfirst into an icy ocean of Camelot myth. Truth, ana...
02:50 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable JFK Assassination: National Archives Reveal Another Side to the Story
Friday marks 50 years since the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and the days leading up to this anniversary may feel a bit like diving headfirst into an icy ocean of Camelot myth. Truth, ana...
02:10 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable How Much Would You Bet That Aliens Exist?
If you're so sure that aliens exist, one scientist wants you to bet on it.Jacob Haqq-Misra, a research scientist with the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science, submitted a proposal last week to sell...
02:07 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable 135,000 Stand Strong Against Woman Posting Photos With Hunted Prey
Melissa Bachman is a trophy hunter. She hunts animals for a living and posts pictures of her prey on Facebook and TwitterThe Internet isn't happy about that.See also: 5 Change.org Petitions That Worke...
01:54 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Sony Testing Defective PlayStation 4 Devices
With 1 million units sold in the first 24 hours of availability in the U.S. and Canada, the PlayStation 4 is on track to become one of the company’s more successful product launches. However, in...
01:15 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable 'Histagrams' Tumblr Imagines History Told Through Instagram
In today's digital age, the biggest newsworthy moments unfold on social networking sites like Instagram. But before social media, news broke the old fashioned way — through word of mouth and eye...
12:54 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable How the Collapse of Nokia Is Igniting Europe's Next Silicon Valley
HELSINKI — Helsinki, Finland, is in its coldest, darkest month of the year, but yet, some of the hottest startups and investors meet in this remote Nordic region every year at this time to disco...
12:40 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Rob Ford, Jean-Claude Van Damme Mashup Wins the Internet
One's a disgraced Toronto mayor. The other an aging action star. Together they join forces to take over the web.No, this isn't some new buddy movie, it's a twisted mashup of two of last week's most vi...
12:40 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Rob Ford Plus Jean-Claude Van Damme = WTF
One's a disgraced Toronto mayor. The other an aging action star. Together they join forces to take over the web.No, this isn't some new buddy movie, it's a twisted mashup of two of last week's most vi...
12:27 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Bitcoin Goes to Washington: The Case for and Against Digital Currency
The era of Bitcoin may well be at hand. Not only has its value climbed to all-time highs in recent weeks but, for better or worse, Bitcoin has caught the U.S. government's attention.The digital crypto...
12:17 am GMT - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Folding Wings Make Boeing's Next Airplane More Efficient
In 2020, Boeing says it will start deliveries of a new airplane, which is called 777x for now, that will be 12% more fuel efficient than its competition. That would bring huge savings to airlines in r...
12:13 am -06 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Football Player Flips Over Opponent on Incredible Run
You can have your spin moves, your one-handed catches, your eye-popping hitsThis is a football highlightOur hero here is Martee Tenner, a running back at Division II Lincoln University in Missouri. Du...
12:12 am -07 - Tue, November 19, 2013
Mashable Dropbox Seeking Valuation of Over $8 Billion
Dropbox has always had a flair for the dramatic. Its CEO and co-founder Drew Houston, for example, appeared in a YouTube clip in 2012, belting out “Rocket Man” with a pint in hand at a Swi...
11:54 pm -07 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Irrefutable Video Proof That Sports Fans Are Game Changers
Home-field advantage is an oft-debated topic in the world of sports. Sure, it's somewhat helpful to have your own fans behind you. But, even if you have the loudest crowd in sports history, what's pla...
11:42 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable The Hungry Games: 'Sesame Street' Takes on Katniss Everdeen
If you prefer your government torture to be more adorable than grim, Sesame Street has the most glorious Hunger Games parody everIn "The Hungry Games: Catching Fur," Cookieness Evereat must eat food t...
11:40 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Activists Foil Chinese Firewall to Unblock Reuters
All firewalls have some holes in them, even the Great Firewall of China, the online censorship system that the Chinese government uses to block sites it deems inappropriate for its citizensA group of ...
10:43 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Kmart's 'Jingle Bells' Ad Has Legs
Nothing rings in the holiday season like men in boxers thrusting to the tune of "Jingle Bells." Kmart unveiled its latest Christmas ad on Monday and it's quite a sight for the eyes.The 1:00 spot featu...
10:34 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Slingbox Can Now Stream TV on Roku Players
Sling Media announced a new SlingPlayer channel for Roku streaming devices on Monday. This means you can enjoy live or recorded TV via a Slingbox on a Roku streaming player.The result is similar to th...
10:33 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Tick Tock: 12 Stunning Photos of Clocks
The clock can be our best friend (at 5:30 p.m. on Friday) or our worst enemy (Monday morning's alarm). Regardless, it's no secret that clocks rule our lives in some capacity, and life is a perennial b...
10:24 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable First Movie for Oculus Rift Brings 3D to a Whole New Level
Virtual reality headset Oculus Rift is making waves in the gaming world, but games might not be the only medium with virtual reality potential.Production company Condition One announced it was creatin...
10:20 pm -07 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Randi Zuckerberg: The Best Thing About Social Media Is Also the Worst
Life can pass you by while you're busy "socializing" on your smartphoneIt's a message we're all familiar with by now, but the most recent proponent of tech-life balance may surprise you: Randi Zuckerb...
10:04 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Your Instagram Turns This Man Into a Psychic (or Just a Stalker)
Jack Vale knows what you did last summer, and last night and this morning — as long as you shared the moments on Instagram.Vale freaked out strangers by trolling the social media accounts of tho...
09:38 pm -07 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Homeland Security: Silk Road Vendor Sent Obama Ricin Letter
A former vendor on the now-defunct online black market bazaar known as Silk Road sent a letter laced with the poison Ricin to U.S. President Barack Obama, according to a letter submitted by an officia...
09:21 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Qualcomm's Buttonless Toq Smartwatch Slated for Dec. 2 Debut
Chip manufacturer Qualcomm will debut its Toq smartwatch on Dec. 2, promising to sync apps and phone calls directly to your wrist.The company wrote in a blog post that the Qualcomm Toq, priced at $349...
09:15 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Ask a Dev: What's 'Tap and Pay' in Android KitKat?
A new Android KitKat feature called "tap and pay" will not only let you buy things with a wave of your smartphone, but also may let you open a hotel room, enter a stadium or even unlock your front doo...
09:10 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable How Much Would You Bet That Aliens Exist?
If you're so sure that aliens exist, one scientist wants you to bet on it.Jacob Haqq-Misra, a research scientist with the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science, submitted a proposal last week to sell...
09:00 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable NASA Launches Spacecraft to Mars Today: Watch Live
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft will take off for Mars today from Cape Canaveral, Fla. Liftoff is scheduled for 1:28 p.m. ET, but the two-hour launch window extends through 3:28 p.m. ET, weather pendingThe sp...
09:00 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable NASA Launches Spacecraft to Mars: Watch the Liftoff
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft took off for Mars on Monday from Cape Canaveral, Fla. at 1:28 p.m. ET.It will take MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) 10 months to reach the Red Planet, where it wi...
08:55 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Supreme Court Rejects NSA Phone Surveillance Challenge
The U.SSupreme Court turned away a challenge to the Obama administration's spying practices, leaving intact an order that required Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) to turn over records of its customer...
08:33 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable 7 Bootstrapping Tips for the Resourceful Small Business
Small businesses must be resourceful to stay afloat. With smaller budgets, big ideas need to be as proactive as they are cost-efficient, taking into account everything from consistent industry changes...
08:25 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Jean-Claude Van Damme's Epic Split and More
Some car companies use test drivers and special instruments to measure the precision of its vehiclesVolvo uses Jean-Claude Van Damme's legs.This week's Viral Video Recap features a Volvo ad that shows...
07:50 pm -07 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable JFK Assassination: National Archives Reveal Another Side to the Story
Friday marks 50 years since the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and the days leading up to this anniversary may feel a bit like diving headfirst into an icy ocean of Camelot myth. Truth, ana...
07:50 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Google Reunites Seaman With Family for Holidays in Heart-Tugging Ad
A ship's mechanic spending the holidays away from his family enjoys a bittersweet moment with them, thanks to Google's Nexus 7 in a new ad from the company.In the ad, the man is shown working in the e...
07:27 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Bitcoin Goes to Washington: The Case for and Against Digital Currency
The era of Bitcoin may well be at hand. Not only has its value climbed to all-time highs in recent weeks but, for better or worse, Bitcoin has caught the U.S. government's attention.The digital crypto...
07:25 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Twitter Alerts Spread to the UK 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....
07:06 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Bitcoin Tops $600, Up 60x Over the Last Year
The price of bitcoins surpassed $600 on Monday as the Internet-based currency's value jumped 60-fold over a year ago.Mt. Gox, a key bitcoin trading exchange, pegged bitcoin's price at $599 Monday morn...
06:55 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Nokia Lumia 1520: Windows Phone Goes Big, but Not Brilliant
It's easy to dismiss the Nokia Lumia 1520 as ridiculous. After all, the first Windows Phone phablet didn't settle for an ample, large or even huge screen. It went full-on colossal at a 6 inches diagon...
06:52 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable NASA's Mars-Bound MAVEN Seeks Answer to Planet's Greatest Mystery
We call Mars the Red Planet because, on the surface, it looks like a rusty dust bowl, incapable of ever harboring life. However, our galactic neighbor didn't always appear this way. Billions of years ...
06:52 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable NASA's Mars-Bound MAVEN Seeks Answer to Climate Mystery
We call Mars the Red Planet because, on the surface, it looks like a rusty dust bowl, incapable of ever harboring life. However, our galactic neighbor didn't always appear this way. Billions of years ...
06:40 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Activists Foil Chinese Firewall to Unblock Reuters
All firewalls have some holes in them, even the Great Firewall of China, the online censorship system that the Chinese government uses to block sites it deems inappropriate for its citizensA group of ...
06:30 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable 13 Thanksgiving Commute Survival Tips From Arya Stark
Winter might be coming, but freezing temperatures, and even white walkers aren't nearly as scary as the journey home for Thanksgiving.Even if you actually like being home for your family's celebration...
06:17 pm -06 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Folding Wings Make Boeing's Next Airplane More Efficient
In 2020, Boeing says it will start deliveries of a new airplane, which is called 777x for now, that will be 12% more fuel efficient than its competition. That would bring huge savings to airlines in r...
06:06 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable The 15 Greatest Video Game Sidekicks of All Time
Who would you rather be: Batman or Robin? Exactly. No one wants to be the sidekick. The sidekick wears a silly outfit, never gets the girl and rarely has a cool catchphraseBut no hero would get anywhe...
05:40 pm -06 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Activists Foil Chinese Firewall to Unblock Reuters
All firewalls have some holes in them, even the Great Firewall of China, the online censorship system that the Chinese government uses to block sites it deems inappropriate for its citizensA group of ...
05:30 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable 16 Panoramic Photo Fails That Turned Humans Into Mutants
Panoramic photos capture an entire landscape with one smooth swoop of the camera. But add a moving human to the scene, and the bucolic countryside can look like it's been overrun by mutantsPhotographe...
04:34 pm -06 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Slingbox Can Now Stream TV on Roku Players
Sling Media announced a new SlingPlayer channel for Roku streaming devices on Monday. This means you can enjoy live or recorded TV via a Slingbox on a Roku streaming player.The result is similar to th...
04:30 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable 14 Lessons from 'Harry Potter' on Staying Friends After College
The first few months of post-college life can feel like a real dragOnce, you and your best friends had enough energy to hit the books all day and then the bars all night. Now, you go home after work a...
04:21 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Qualcomm's Buttonless Toq Smartwatch Slated for Dec. 2 Debut
Chip manufacturer Qualcomm will debut its Toq smartwatch on Dec. 2, promising to sync apps and phone calls directly to your wrist.The company wrote in a blog post that the Qualcomm Toq, priced at $349...
04:08 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable 6 Things We'd Change About Tumblr
Tumblr is a blogging platform that allows you to share several different types of content, making it fairly flexible to the needs of its many users. No social network is perfect, however, and Tumblr c...
04:00 pm -05 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable NASA Launches Spacecraft to Mars Today: Watch Live
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft will take off for Mars today from Cape Canaveral, Fla. Liftoff is scheduled for 1:28 p.m. ET, but the two-hour launch window extends through 3:28 p.m. ET, weather pendingThe sp...
03:33 pm -07 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Tick Tock: 12 Stunning Photos of Clocks
The clock can be our best friend (at 5:30 p.m. on Friday) or our worst enemy (Monday morning's alarm). Regardless, it's no secret that clocks rule our lives in some capacity, and life is a perennial b...
03:24 pm -07 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable First Movie for Oculus Rift Brings 3D to a Whole New Level
Virtual reality headset Oculus Rift is making waves in the gaming world, but games might not be the only medium with virtual reality potential.Production company Condition One announced it was creatin...
03:04 pm -07 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Your Instagram Turns This Man Into a Psychic (or Just a Stalker)
Jack Vale knows what you did last summer, and last night and this morning — as long as you shared the moments on Instagram.Vale freaked out strangers by trolling the social media accounts of tho...
02:59 pm GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Google Announces New Measures Against Child Pornography
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt has announced the company will start to globally block links to child pornography material within the next six monthsIn an op-ed in British newspaper Daily Mai...
09:49 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable TapTap Wristband Connects Couples With Wireless Vibrations
Nowadays you can reach whomever you want through various modes — a Facebook message, a tweet, a text message and a phone call, just to name a few. These all require you to look at a screen in or...
09:14 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Twitter Alerts Adopted by UK and Irish Government Agencies
The practical uses for Twitter in the UK and Ireland, beyond sharing news and personal updates, will now include emergency alerts. Twitter UK representative Steve Summers made the announcement on Sund...
08:00 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Google Earth Intros Tour Builder, A Cooler Way to Tell Stories
Google Earth already lets viewers travel virtually to places around the world, but a new feature could change the way users tell stories about their own real-life travelsTour Builder, still in its bet...
07:00 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Artist Asks: 'What Do You Want to Accomplish Before You Die?'
In the midst of New Orleans still reeling from Hurricane Katrina, Candy Chang channelled her frustration and pain into building a wall. Unlike most walls, this one wasn't meant to keep people apart, ...
06:00 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable HeadsUP! Displays Your Smartphone on Your Car's Windshield
Most auto manufacturers are building technology into the car, but a new Indiegogo campaign is hoping to add some of that tech onto your car, tooTech startup NeXt built a product called HeadsUP!, a vis...
04:59 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable 9 Great Gift Ideas for Men
Shopping for the man in your life can be hard. After all, once he's stocked up on ties, a good wallet and a cologne he loves, the basics are covered. So when it comes to gifting something thoughtful t...
04:19 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Apple iPad Mini Retina Is the Best Mid-Sized Tablet
Virtually every good (and bad) thing you can say about Apple's iPad Air is applicable to the new iPad mini with Retina display. The 7.8-inch tablet's second edition is virtually identical inside and o...
03:24 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable The Gadget That Reaches Inside Your Dreams
Duncan McCloud Frazier is flying over the Grand Canyon. Unencumbered by the inflexible bulk of skydiving gear, he has a clear view of the dazzling, flame-colored striations below him. He circles the s...
03:04 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Top 25 Digital Media Resources This Week
It's been a busy week in the tech world. Jean-Claude Van Damme's epic split went viral, BatKid saved San Francisco from a crime wave, and girlfriends everywhere mourned the loss of making out as Movem...
03:00 am -05 - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Google Earth Intros Tour Builder, A Cooler Way to Tell Stories
Google Earth already lets viewers travel virtually to places around the world, but a new feature could change the way users tell stories about their own real-life travelsTour Builder, still in its bet...
02:29 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Apple Announces Latest Product to Rival Google Glass
When Google revealed its wearable computer, Google Glass, many wondered how Apple could competeIn response, the Cupertino, Calif. company finally announced its version of Glass to its target market: p...
01:57 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Vine Challenge: Recreate a Classic Game
We want to see old-school games make a comeback in this week's Mashable Vine Challenge.Think back to Megaman and Frogger, or to Street Fighter II and the original Tetris. Which 8-bit games did you pla...
01:41 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Gripping Photos Capture Tornadoes' Destruction in U.S. Midwest
A series of large, fast-moving tornadoes tore through the U.S. midwest on Sunday, leaving carnage in their wakeTornado watches are in effect for parts of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, ...
01:27 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Ticket Sales for '12-12-12' Film Will Go to Hurricane Sandy Victims
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt "comes off looking like a rockstar" in 12-12-12, a documentary showcasing intimate backstage footage of the Hurricane Sandy benefit concert that raised $50 milli...
12:55 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable You Can Remix Moby's New Album Thanks to BitTorrent
Electronic music veteran Moby recently released his 11th studio album, Innocents, which features guest contributions from Wayne Coyne, Cold Specks, Mark Lanegan and Skylar Grey. In addition to distrib...
12:30 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable 16 Kooky Lollipop Flavors to Confuse Your Taste Buds
Sugary lollipop goodness gets tainted in the kitchens of twisted candy creatorsA little ingredient magic turns a basic cherry or lime flavor to cherry cola or tequila lime. Your brain thinks lollipop,...
12:05 am GMT - Mon, November 18, 2013
Mashable Kickstarter Parody Seeks Money to Fund a Better Kickstarter Video
Anyone who has managed a crowdfunding campaign knows that a solid campaign video is key. It's also not easy to do on a budgetThat's why filmmaker Ben Godar got creative. He sent in a proposal for a Ki...
11:59 pm -05 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 9 Great Gift Ideas for Men
Shopping for the man in your life can be hard. After all, once he's stocked up on ties, a good wallet and a cologne he loves, the basics are covered. So when it comes to gifting something thoughtful t...
11:48 pm GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Apple Reportedly Buys PrimeSense for $345 Million
Apple has reportedly acquired PrimeSense, the company behind the Xbox Kinect's 3D-sensor technology, for $345 million, according to Israeli financial newspaper Calcalist.This isn't the first time that...
11:31 pm GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 'Breaking Bad' Alternate Ending Is a Dream Come True
Heisenberg and the rest of the Breaking Bad crew may be gone, but that didn't stop actors Bryan Cranston and Jane Kaczmarek from making all of our dreams come true.In the days leading up to its series...
10:56 pm GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 6 Ways to Attract Recruiters to Your LinkedIn Profile
You know the drill. You’re unhappy in your current job — or unhappy with no job — and are desperately updating your LinkedIn profile that hasn’t been touched since the last tim...
10:30 pm GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 20 Captivating Photographs Take You Back to 1960s New York City
Take a trip back to 1960s New York City without figuring out that darn time machinePhotographer James Jowers wandered the streets of Manhattan in the '60s, capturing shots of strangers going about the...
10:24 pm -05 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable The Gadget That Reaches Inside Your Dreams
Duncan McCloud Frazier is flying over the Grand Canyon. Unencumbered by the inflexible bulk of skydiving gear, he has a clear view of the dazzling, flame-colored striations below him. He circles the s...
10:00 pm GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Huge Inflatable Tubes Will Keep Subways Dry During Future Floods
The next time a massive storm rolls into a U.S. metropolis, massive inflatable tubes could protect the city's subway system from floodwater.The tubes are made out of a strong material that looks ...
09:58 pm GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Sony Sells 1 Million PlayStation 4 Consoles in First 24 Hours
Like Logan Walker in Call of Duty: Ghosts, Sony's eighth-generation console, the PlayStation 4, has come out of the gates swinging to accomplish a mission. That mission? Getting into as many gamers' h...
09:30 pm GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable What Does Your Game Console Say About You?
You know what they say: The Xbox doesn't fall too far from the tree.Are you old school or cutting edge? Green or blue? A lone wolf or a social butterfly? It turns out your game console could say more ...
08:27 pm -05 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Ticket Sales for '12-12-12' Film Will Go to Hurricane Sandy Victims
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt "comes off looking like a rockstar" in 12-12-12, a documentary showcasing intimate backstage footage of the Hurricane Sandy benefit concert that raised $50 milli...
07:55 pm -05 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable You Can Remix Moby's New Album Thanks to BitTorrent
Electronic music veteran Moby recently released his 11th studio album, Innocents, which features guest contributions from Wayne Coyne, Cold Specks, Mark Lanegan and Skylar Grey. In addition to distrib...
07:12 pm GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 18 Tools for Picking the Perfect Domain Name
Choosing a domain name for your product, service or business can be one of the most challenging steps in establishing your online identity. While it's important to choose your name wisely, it can be d...
07:05 pm -05 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Kickstarter Parody Seeks Money to Fund a Better Kickstarter Video
Anyone who has managed a crowdfunding campaign knows that a solid campaign video is key. It's also not easy to do on a budgetThat's why filmmaker Ben Godar got creative. He sent in a proposal for a Ki...
06:22 pm +01 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Proof the Segway Isn't Dead
The Segway isn’t dead. It just found a new jobRecently, Mashable tech editor Pete Pachal wrote an op-ed in which he mentioned “Segway’s failure.” He stated, “The Segway r...
05:22 pm GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Proof the Segway Isn't Dead
The Segway isn’t dead. It just found a new jobRecently, Mashable tech editor Pete Pachal wrote an op-ed in which he mentioned “Segway’s failure.” He stated, “The Segway r...
03:56 pm -07 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 6 Ways to Attract Recruiters to Your LinkedIn Profile
You know the drill. You’re unhappy in your current job — or unhappy with no job — and are desperately updating your LinkedIn profile that hasn’t been touched since the last tim...
03:49 pm GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable The 10 Types of Instagram Users
Instagram is a great app for sharing creative and unique pictures. We have to admit though, we're starting to see some patterns emerge in the users we follow.In an incredibly thorough and highly scien...
03:00 pm -07 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Huge Inflatable Tubes Will Keep Subways Dry During Future Floods
The next time a massive storm rolls into a U.S. metropolis, massive inflatable tubes could protect the city's subway system from floodwater.The tubes are made out of a strong material that looks ...
10:59 am +01 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Boss Is Instagram's Most Badass French Bulldog
Say a big woof hello to Boss, a French Bulldog from Sweden who has a 'tude almost too big for his adorable doggy body to handle.This rising Instagram star has been making waves in Sweden for awhile no...
09:59 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Boss Is Instagram's Most Badass French Bulldog
Say a big woof hello to Boss, a French Bulldog from Sweden who has a 'tude almost too big for his adorable doggy body to handle.This rising Instagram star has been making waves in Sweden for awhile no...
08:00 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Tom Hiddleston Doing Car Karaoke Is a Treat for Your Heart
It's Tom Hiddleston. That should really be all the enticing one needs to watch this videoBut if you insist on some detail, Tom Hiddleston sings "Stand By Me" in a car for the German talk show Stars in...
07:00 am +01 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti on Startups, Sustainability and Being a Geek
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti might be the most tech-focused mayor in America. His family car is a hybrid, he’s a self-taught coder, and the 42-year-old native Angeleno even developed his own ...
06:00 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti on Startups, Sustainability and Being a Geek
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti might be the most tech-focused mayor in America. His family car is a hybrid, he’s a self-taught coder, and the 42-year-old native Angeleno even developed his own ...
05:10 am +01 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Some PlayStation 4 Owners Reporting Defective Consoles
Sony's PlayStation 4 has been widely praised by reviewers as a significant step up from its predecessor, but some early consumers are reporting major problems with the consoleMost of the reports are p...
04:10 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Some PlayStation 4 Owners Reporting Defective Consoles
Sony's PlayStation 4 has been widely praised by reviewers as a significant step up from its predecessor, but some early consumers are reporting major problems with the consoleMost of the reports are p...
03:58 am +01 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Invisible Helmet Deploys Like an Airbag on Impact
It looks like a trashbag coming out of a finely patterned neck pillow. But if you find yourself colliding with a car while on your bike, it could actually save your life.Meet Hövding, the invisib...
03:30 am +01 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 13 Flirting Tips From 'Hey Arnold's' Helga Pataki
Helga Pataki was the original girl obsessed for '90s kids, and while she didn't exactly spark a relationship with her beloved Arnold, she did get her kiss, which is all an elementary school kid can ho...
03:26 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 10 Totally True Mustache Facts to Motivate You During Movember
Mid-November has arrived, which undoubtedly means your Movember 'stache is at its mid-month fullness. But while it's probably not looking its best, you can't cave and shave, yetTo keep you motivated d...
03:22 am +01 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Finland Eyes Programming Classes for Elementary School Students
HELSINKI — Elementary school students in Finland could be adding coding and programming to their nightly homework routine in the near future.Potentially following in the footsteps of neighboring...
03:18 am +01 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Google Launches Interactive Winter Wonderlabs Across the U.S.
Google’s foray into the commercial-hardware space has inspired the company to roll out a new marketing effort for the holidays called Winter Wonderlabs. Consumers can visit the temporary install...
02:58 am +01 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable The Rob Ford and Chris Farley Mashup the Internet Needed
Rob Ford is having a tough weekHot on the heels of a drug scandal, the potty-mouthed Toronto mayor pledged to sue the staffers who outed his drug and alcohol addiction, and gave a rather cringe-worthy...
02:58 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Invisible Helmet Deploys Like an Airbag on Impact
It looks like a trashbag coming out of a finely patterned neck pillow. But if you find yourself colliding with a car while on your bike, it could actually save your life.Meet Hövding, the invisib...
02:30 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 13 Flirting Tips From 'Hey Arnold's' Helga Pataki
Helga Pataki was the original girl obsessed for '90s kids, and while she didn't exactly spark a relationship with her beloved Arnold, she did get her kiss, which is all an elementary school kid can ho...
02:28 am +01 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 'You're Not A Princess' Ad Campaign Pushes Female Empowerment
You're not a princess, and that's actually a good thing.The Mercy Academy, an all-girls preparatory school in Louisville, Ky., is making waves nationally for its ad campaign telling young girls "You'r...
02:22 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Finland Eyes Programming Classes for Elementary School Students
HELSINKI — Elementary school students in Finland could be adding coding and programming to their nightly homework routine in the near future.Potentially following in the footsteps of neighboring...
02:18 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Google Launches Interactive Winter Wonderlabs Across the U.S.
Google’s foray into the commercial-hardware space has inspired the company to roll out a new marketing effort for the holidays called Winter Wonderlabs. Consumers can visit the temporary install...
01:58 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable The Rob Ford and Chris Farley Mashup the Internet Needed
Rob Ford is having a tough weekHot on the heels of a drug scandal, the potty-mouthed Toronto mayor pledged to sue the staffers who outed his drug and alcohol addiction, and gave a rather cringe-worthy...
01:28 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 'You're Not A Princess' Ad Campaign Pushes Female Empowerment
You're not a princess, and that's actually a good thing.The Mercy Academy, an all-girls preparatory school in Louisville, Ky., is making waves nationally for its ad campaign telling young girls "You'r...
01:20 am +01 - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 13 Gift Ideas for the Woman in Your Life
As the holiday season approaches, we know you're a bit stumped about what to get the woman in your life (who, seemingly, already has one — or two — of everything)Luckily, there are a slew ...
01:00 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
Dreams of a technologically advanced future usually include robots. After all, as machines become increasingly useful and necessary to our lives, it's only natural that our tech relegates certain func...
12:30 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Dream Casting: Modern-Day 'Mary Poppins'
This December, the remake of The Sound of Music will be released, and musical movie fans will watch with hopeful skepticism.When High School Musical became a huge hit, more teen musicals followed, inc...
12:20 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable 13 Gift Ideas for the Woman in Your Life
As the holiday season approaches, we know you're a bit stumped about what to get the woman in your life (who, seemingly, already has one — or two — of everything)Luckily, there are a slew ...
12:06 am GMT - Sun, November 17, 2013
Mashable Report: Google to Launch the New Nexus 10 Tablet Next Week
There have been precious few details on Google’s second-generation Nexus 10, but new reports are now suggesting that the 10-inch tablet could go on sale as early as next week.A product page for ...
11:31 pm GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable NFL Star Buys PlayStation 4s for Gamers in Midnight Line
The long-awaited PlayStation 4 finally hit shelves on Friday. Many gamers camped out for hours near store entrances to be among the first to get their hands on the next-generation console as soon as t...
10:57 pm GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Which Are You More Excited About?
Gamers everywhere are eager to get their hands on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but many are still trying to decide which new console is right for them.See also: Xbox One vs. PS4: Compare Each Conso...
10:30 pm GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Gobble Up These 12 Ugly Thanksgiving Sweaters
Everyone has an ugly Christmas sweater tucked away in their closets. Whether you purchased it from the thrift store for a quirky college theme party, or you borrowed it from grandma only to keep it fo...
10:28 pm GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable LG G2: A Better Smartphone Than the Samsung Galaxy S4
It's funny how quickly we get used to ergonomic paradigms. What I mean is, we quickly got used to a smartphone's On/Off button being on the top or right side with the volume button on the left side. L...
10:03 pm +01 - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable 9 Neat Pocket Warmers to Keep Your Hands Cozy
Do you really feel the cold? You can avoid the calamity of chilly hands this winter by investing in a reusable hand warmerWhether it's simply to keep your mitts toasty while waiting for the bus, or to...
10:01 pm GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Which Tablet Is the Best Fit for You?
The holiday season is getting closer, and many people will be adding a tablet to their wish lists this year.But how do you decide which tablet is best for you? Are you loyal to Apple's iPad models, or...
09:37 pm GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable How to Get Hired Without a Resume
So you’re about to enter the world of work. You’re ready to get in front of hiring managers and secure a job you’re passionate about. But there’s just one problem: your resume ...
09:03 pm GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable 9 Neat Pocket Warmers to Keep Your Hands Cozy
Do you really feel the cold? You can avoid the calamity of chilly hands this winter by investing in a reusable hand warmerWhether it's simply to keep your mitts toasty while waiting for the bus, or to...
08:58 pm -05 - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable The Rob Ford and Chris Farley Mashup the Internet Needed
Rob Ford is having a tough weekHot on the heels of a drug scandal, the potty-mouthed Toronto mayor pledged to sue the staffers who outed his drug and alcohol addiction, and gave a rather cringe-worthy...
08:13 pm +01 - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable The Complete Guide to Tumblr Etiquette
Tumblr, like most social media platforms, has a world all its own, complete with a specific etiquette. It can be a bit confusing for users just starting out on the site, and although Tumblr has plenty...
07:13 pm GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable The Complete Guide to Tumblr Etiquette
Tumblr, like most social media platforms, has a world all its own, complete with a specific etiquette. It can be a bit confusing for users just starting out on the site, and although Tumblr has plenty...
10:00 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable A Chinese Province Is Trying to Solve Its Labor Problems With Robots
What do you do if you’re faced with increasing labor costs and a shortage of workers? If you’re one Chinese province, you invest in workers that never demand raises and are willing to work...
10:00 am +01 - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Our Promised Land: Silicon Valley and Its Prophets of Profit
Even before the advent of Google, America has always been a land of searchers.As a country, we usually think of technology and religion as opposing forces—one connected with our ancient past, th...
09:00 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Our Promised Land: Silicon Valley and Its Prophets of Profit
Even before the advent of Google, America has always been a land of searchers.As a country, we usually think of technology and religion as opposing forces—one connected with our ancient past, th...
08:00 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Just 11% of Americans Tweet Every Month
The country where the highest percentage of Internet users are active on Twitter may come as a suprise. It's Saudi Arabia. One-third of the country's online population are active monthly Twitter users...
07:54 am +01 - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Expands Into Scandinavia With More Countries to Come
Pinterest continues to expand overseas, and the company isn't slowing down any time soonPinterest added four new languages Friday as the company expanded into Denmark (Danish), Sweden (Swedish), Norwa...
07:00 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable 'Almost Human' Trailer Awakens a Futuristic Cop Drama With Robots
In 2048, people-like robots will be as much a part of New York City's police department as old-fashioned humans. At least, that's the vision in Fox's latest cop drama, Almost Human, which premier...
06:54 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Expands Into Scandinavia With More Countries to Come
Pinterest continues to expand overseas, and the company isn't slowing down any time soonPinterest added four new languages Friday as the company expanded into Denmark (Danish), Sweden (Swedish), Norwa...
06:49 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston Freak Over David Blaine Magic Trick
David Blaine just pulled one over on the masters of deception, Walter White and Jesse PinkmanWell, technically, he fools actors Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, but it still counts. Blaine used a one hu...
06:35 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Batkid Was Beautiful — Let's Keep It Going
Earlier this week, the folks at the Make-a-Wish Foundation's San Francisco branch called me about a crazy scheme they were cooking up for a boy named Miles, who has leukemia. Because he loved Batman, ...
06:26 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable 20 Batkid Instagram Photos That Will Make You Whole Again
The hero known as Batkid spent Friday restoring peace and order to the people of San Francisco — also known as Gotham City for the day— and smiles to people all across the InternetIf you'r...
05:52 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Must Reads: Instagram Scams, the Invisible Photographer 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 ...
05:31 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Netflix Resurrects 'The Killing' for Short Final Season
The Killing is coming back for its fourth and final season.Netflix purchased a series-ending six episodes from Fox Television Studios that will be available to the website's streaming members.See also...
05:01 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable IBM Faces a Crisis in the Cloud
IBM is having an identity crisis, and it sure is something to watch.You may have heard about Big Blue’s recent ad campaign that takes a dig at Amazon.com. In its marketing material, IBM claims t...
04:30 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable 13 Sexting Lessons From Dr. Seuss
Let's face it, sexting has become a mainstream phenomenon, both loved and reprimanded by texters everywhere. The thrill of flirty messaging can be pretty exhilarating, as well as intimidating and emot...
04:30 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Making a Cross-Country Trip in 2 Days on 3 Wheels
Driving across the country requires a significant amount of time and fuel, but one team hopes to make the trek using only 10 gallons of biofuel over the course of two daysEarlier this year, engineer J...
04:04 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Batkid Captures Obama and the Justice Department's Attention
It's not often a U.S. Department of Justice press release and indictment will leave you grinning from ear to ear, but these may do the trick.The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Cal...
04:00 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable 18 Vine Creations Built With Legos and Minifigures
For this week's Mashable Vine Challenge, we asked you to build, destroy, play and create with LegosWe saw some ambitious animations of minifigures in action and reenactments of old-school games and po...
03:56 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Rihanna Goes Goth in Eerie 'What Now' Music Video
Bad girl Rihanna is having a good day. At the same time Dick Clark Productions announced she would soon receive the American Music Awards first-ever Icon Award, in part for being the the top-selling d...
03:25 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable 'The Simpsons' Will Soon Be Available for Streaming
You'll soon be able to stream all 24 seasons of The Simpsons, thanks to a new syndication dealThis is the first time the Fox series will be in syndication on anywhere but network televisions. Accordin...
03:03 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable NBA Star Under Fire For Threatening Rival on Twitter
J.R. Smith is back at it againThe NBA star had another Twitter mishap this week when he quickly escalated a war of digital words on fellow trigger-happy chucker Brandon Jennings. But Smith took things...
03:00 am -05 - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Just 11% of Americans Tweet Every Month
The country where the highest percentage of Internet users are active on Twitter may come as a suprise. It's Saudi Arabia. One-third of the country's online population are active monthly Twitter users...
02:33 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Relive PlayStation 4 Hype From 2011 to Now
The PlayStation 4, an eighth-generation console from Sony, arrived on North American retail shelves on Friday, more than two years after PS4 rumors first surfacedAlthough Sony officially announced the...
02:30 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable 13 Inventors You've Never Heard of
Can you imagine a world without frozen TV dinners or bubble wrap? (And more importantly, who would want to?)Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison and Albert Einstein are probably the first names that come ...
01:58 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Fugitive Debates Facebook Commenters on Own 'Most Wanted' Pic
Welcome to the 21st century, where a local news station uses Facebook to post a photo of one of the area's most wanted fugitives. And welcome to the 21st century, where said fugitive comments on his o...
01:54 am -05 - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Expands Into Scandinavia With More Countries to Come
Pinterest continues to expand overseas, and the company isn't slowing down any time soonPinterest added four new languages Friday as the company expanded into Denmark (Danish), Sweden (Swedish), Norwa...
01:49 am -05 - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston Freak Over David Blaine Magic Trick
David Blaine just pulled one over on the masters of deception, Walter White and Jesse PinkmanWell, technically, he fools actors Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, but it still counts. Blaine used a one hu...
01:12 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable 'Harry Potter' Actors: Then and Now
Saturday marks the 12-year anniversary of the U.S. release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. As the enormous success of the Harry Potter series continued to grow around the world, previously u...
01:09 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Batkid Begins: Saves 'Gotham,' Captivates Internet
The streets of San Francisco — sorry, Gotham City — went absolutely insane Friday for a 5-year-old boy named MilesMiles has leukemia, and his fondest wish was to be Batman for a day. The M...
12:52 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Boy With Autism Singing 'Roar' Brings New Meaning to Katy Perry Song
Jack Robbins is a champion and you're gonna hear him roar — for the first time everThe 8-year-old from Texas has severe autism, leaving him mostly nonverbal (apart from basic words or repeating ...
12:37 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable NASA Animation Shows What Mars Looked Like Billions of Years Ago
A new animation by NASA Goddard's Conceptual Image Lab shows that four billion years ago, Mars may have looked much more similar to Earth than the barren, desert-like Mars we know today. The animatio...
12:31 am -05 - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Netflix Resurrects 'The Killing' for Short Final Season
The Killing is coming back for its fourth and final season.Netflix purchased a series-ending six episodes from Fox Television Studios that will be available to the website's streaming members.See also...
12:26 am -06 - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable 20 Batkid Instagram Photos That Will Make You Whole Again
The hero known as Batkid spent Friday restoring peace and order to the people of San Francisco — also known as Gotham City for the day— and smiles to people all across the InternetIf you'r...
12:24 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable How to Find the Perfect Apartment, No Broker Necessary
When I moved to Chicago for graduate school, I picked roommates off Craigslist and mailed a deposit check without having ever met them. When I moved to NYC a year ago, having visited once for a weeken...
12:24 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable How to Find Your Perfect Apartment Before Anyone Else
When I moved to Chicago for graduate school, I picked roommates off Craigslist and mailed a deposit check without having ever met them. When I moved to NYC a year ago, having visited once for a weeken...
12:11 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Farewell Skeuomorphism: iBooks Gets an iOS 7 Update
In addition to releasing a minor update to iOS 7, Apple on Thursday upgraded its iBooks app, giving it an iOS 7 visual overhaul.When iOS 7 launched back in September, a few Apple apps not built-into t...
12:11 am GMT - Sat, November 16, 2013
Mashable Farewell, Skeuomorphism: iBooks Gets an iOS 7 Update
In addition to releasing a minor update to iOS 7, Apple on Thursday upgraded its iBooks app, giving it an iOS 7 visual overhaul.When iOS 7 launched back in September, a few Apple apps not built-into t...
11:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 13 Sexting Lessons From Dr. Seuss
Let's face it, sexting has become a mainstream phenomenon, both loved and reprimanded by texters everywhere. The thrill of flirty messaging can be pretty exhilarating, as well as intimidating and emot...
11:25 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Little Girl Walking on Ice Is Best Thing About Winter
'Tis the season to be cranky about cold weather. While most of us get irritated about dark and icy nights, we should take a page from this adorable, puffy Russian toddler's adventurous side to reintro...
11:05 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Bizarre Thanksgiving Song Will Ruin Your Appetite
The newest goofy Thanksgiving song of the season is taking the holiday to weird new levels.See also: NBA Stars Perform a Slam-Dunk Rendition of 'Jingle Bells'Dickie Stickhead recently posted his festi...
11:04 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Anonymous Hacker Receives Maximum Prison Sentence
An admitted member of the online hacking group Anonymous received the maximum sentence Friday from a judge in U.S. federal court in New York City.U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska sentenced 28-year-o...
10:49 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Jean-Claude Van Damme Stunt Was Real But Not That Dangerous
Since Jean-Claude Van Damme's Volvo ad went viral this week, many commenters have wondered whether the action star's spectacular stunt is real. The answer from Volvo: Indeed it was, though it wasn't n...
09:49 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Share Your 15-Second Review of the PlayStation 4
It's been seven years since Sony unveiled the PlayStation 3 to the world, but the day has finally come for Sony's next-gen gaming console: the PlayStation 4.We've had our hands on the PS4 for a little...
09:38 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 'The Wall Street Journal' and Reuters Blocked in China
The Chinese websites for The Wall Street Journal and Reuters have both been blocked by the Great Firewall of China. Their English-language sites are still reachable.Paul Mozur from the Journal tweete...
09:38 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Apple Fixes FaceTime Bug With iOS Update
Apple has released a new version of iOS, 7.0.4, which addresses a bug causing some FaceTime calls to failThe update for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices fixes a security issue with the App Store th...
09:33 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Relive PlayStation 4 Hype From 2011 to Now
The PlayStation 4, an eighth-generation console from Sony, arrived on North American retail shelves on Friday, more than two years after PS4 rumors first surfacedAlthough Sony officially announced the...
09:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable New Adventure in the World of 'Harry Potter' Unfolds in Short Film
Harry Potter fans rejoiced earlier this fall when they learned their beloved series would return in a film adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. But that's not the only movie to take ...
09:25 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable PlayStation 4: A Comeback Console, Still Rough Around the Edges
The PlayStation 4 is a next-generation console to satisfy gamers' appetites for new content, but do its supporting features break new ground for game consoles? We explore this question in the second p...
09:05 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Samsung Planning Galaxy Smartphone With Three-Sided Display
Samsung Electronics plans to release a Galaxy smartphone next year with a three-sided display that wraps around the edges so messages can be read from an angle, two people familiar with the plans said...
09:02 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable New Coaching App Puts a 'Moneyball' Spin on Pro Football
A new app called scoutPRO could change the way the NFL and college football coaches prep for games and recruit talent.ScoutPro, which is currently in beta, displays a team's strengths and weaknesses i...
08:12 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 'Harry Potter' Actors: Then and Now
Saturday marks the 12-year anniversary of the U.S. release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. As the enormous success of the Harry Potter series continued to grow around the world, previously u...
07:59 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Twitter Now Running Pre-Roll Ads
Twitter's post-IPO monetization quest continues with a new unit that runs ads from American Express before video snippets from Fox programming.The brand will run such ads before videos from Fox shows ...
07:45 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable India's 'Hackathon for Women' Focuses on Projects to Help Humanity
Most hackathons bring together software coders, techies or geeks to develop applications for specific tech platforms, software languages or business areas. However, this Hackathon for Women, organized...
07:28 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable PlayStation 4 Hits Stores 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 storiesC...
07:11 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Farewell, Skeuomorphism: iBooks Gets an iOS 7 Update
In addition to releasing a minor update to iOS 7, Apple on Thursday upgraded its iBooks app, giving it an iOS 7 visual overhaul.When iOS 7 launched back in September, a few Apple apps not built-into t...
07:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Want to Help Typhoon Haiyan Victims? Post an 'Unselfie'
An ad agency exec has applied his marketing prowess to help funnel aid to victims of Typhoon Haiyan by starting a movement of "unselfies." Nicholas Bordas, VP at TBWA/Europe and president of Being Wor...
06:38 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Well Played: PlayStation, Xbox Execs Make Nice on Twitter
As PlayStation 4 is rolling out in North America, a top Xbox exec has traded some kind words with a rival exec at Sony, displaying some good sportsmanship as both are set to battle this holiday season...
06:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Signs You're the Annoying Facebook Couple
It's know easy task to find that "special someone." We think couples are great, and we're really happy for anyone who has.Also, we'd love it if you stopped talking about it so much.See also: 11 Incred...
06:25 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Little Girl Walking on Ice Is Best Thing About Winter
'Tis the season to be cranky about cold weather. While most of us get irritated about dark and icy nights, we should take a page from this adorable, puffy Russian toddler's adventurous side to reintro...
06:23 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Acer Debuts $199 Chromebook One Week Before Black Friday
Thinking about snagging a cheap laptop this Black Friday? With one week to go before the year's most insane shopping day, Acer is launching a Chromebook that takes the price of owning a Google Chrome-...
06:23 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Acer Debuts $199 Chromebook, on Sale in December
Thinking about snagging a cheap laptop this holiday? Acer is launching a Chromebook that takes the price of owning a Google Chrome-powered computer to $199.99, on sale in December.The Acer C270 Chrome...
06:23 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Acer Debuts $199 Chromebook
Thinking about snagging a cheap laptop this holiday? Acer is launching a Chromebook that takes the price of owning a Google Chrome-powered computer to $199.99.The Acer C270 Chromebook is almost exactl...
06:05 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Bizarre Thanksgiving Song Will Ruin Your Appetite
The newest goofy Thanksgiving song of the season is taking the holiday to weird new levels.See also: NBA Stars Perform a Slam-Dunk Rendition of 'Jingle Bells'Dickie Stickhead recently posted his festi...
06:04 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 7 Tumblr Add-Ons to Improve Your Experience
For the burgeoning blogger, Tumblr is a haven filled with beautiful images, templates, and others who understand your obsession with Doctor Who and Welcome to Night Vale. It's where you belongThat doe...
05:49 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Jean-Claude Van Damme Stunt Was Real But Not That Dangerous
Since Jean-Claude Van Damme's Volvo ad went viral this week, many commenters have wondered whether the action star's spectacular stunt is real. The answer from Volvo: Indeed it was, though it wasn't n...
05:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 13 Internet Morals That Children's Book Can Teach You
November is Picture Book Month, and the best way to celebrate is to drop whatever adult thing you're doing and curl up with your childhood favorite.More than just a bit of nostalgia, reading picture b...
05:03 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 15 Tech Execs' Names You're Mispronouncing
Innovators and businesspeople alike are sculpting the world in incredible ways, and as a result, they've become celebrities. Steve Jobs, Marissa Mayer, Jony Ive and many others have rocked the busines...
04:49 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Share Your 15-Second Review of the PlayStation 4
It's been seven years since Sony unveiled the PlayStation 3 to the world, but the day has finally come for Sony's next-gen gaming console: the PlayStation 4.We've had our hands on the PS4 for a little...
04:38 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable China Blocks 'The Wall Street Journal' and Reuters
The Chinese websites for The Wall Street Journal and Reuters have both been blocked by the Great Firewall of China. Their English-language sites are still reachable.Paul Mozur from the Journal tweete...
04:38 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 'The Wall Street Journal' and Reuters Blocked in China
The Chinese websites for The Wall Street Journal and Reuters have both been blocked by the Great Firewall of China. Their English-language sites are still reachable.Paul Mozur from the Journal tweete...
04:38 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Apple Fixes FaceTime Bug With iOS Update
Apple has released a new version of iOS, 7.0.4, which addresses a bug causing some FaceTime calls to failThe update for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices fixes a security issue with the App Store th...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 15 Cool Lego Minifigure Facts to Build Into Your Brain
As toy fads come and go, one company continues to design products that are simultaneously addicting, challenging and boatloads of fun for both kids and adults. We're talking, of course, about Lego.Tho...
04:30 pm -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable New Adventure in the World of 'Harry Potter' Unfolds in Short Film
Harry Potter fans rejoiced earlier this fall when they learned their beloved series would return in a film adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. But that's not the only movie to take ...
03:25 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Earth Has Lost Almost 6 Californias' Worth of Forest Since 2000
Take a look: This is deforestation’s footprint from 2000 to 2012, according to a new study of 650,000 high-resolution satellite images.The world lost the trees on some 2.3 million square kilomet...
02:48 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable See All the PlayStation 4 Hit Games in One Megatrailer
Today is PlayStation 4 U.S. launch day, and Sony is celebrating by releasing a special video featuring gameplay footage from many current and upcoming hit games for the consoleBesides footage from gam...
02:48 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable PlayStation 4 Launch Trailers: 'Uncharted,' 'Destiny' and More
Today is PlayStation 4 launch day in the U.S., and Sony is celebrating by releasing a special video featuring gameplay footage from many current and upcoming hit games for the consoleBesides footage (...
01:31 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable No One Is More Excited for Movember Than Nick Offerman's Dancing Mustache
As Movember presses on, mustaches are out in full force to show support for men's health issues. And no one is a more avid proponent for Movember than Nick Offerman.The Parks and Recreation star, in c...
12:34 pm GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable New EpiPen Law Could Save Lives
When Dr. Sarah Denny's son Liam was a toddler, she gave him soy milk.Liam had been diagnosed with certain food allergies, but had drunk soy milk about 200 times with no problems, Denny said.But on thi...
10:40 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 'Doctor Who' Shows How to Keep Secrets in a Social Media World
Imagine if Apple had been able to keep a new product completely under wraps until the moment Tim Cook unveiled it. Or if Facebook suddenly announced it was buying Twitter, and not a soul at either com...
10:30 am -08 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Signs You're the Annoying Facebook Couple
It's no easy task to find that "special someone." We think couples are great, and we're really happy for anyone who has.Also, we'd love it if you stopped talking about it so much.See also: Oscar the G...
09:25 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable The Wikipedia Articles Iran's Government Doesn't Want People to See
To better understand how the Iranian government censors the Internet at large, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School decided it was best to look at how the Islamist regime c...
08:50 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable American Kids See More Than 250 McDonald's Ads Per Year
McDonald's is inescapable for American children; elementary school age kids in the U.S. see an average of 254 ads from the fast food giant each year and pre-school age kids see 208.Unlike other major ...
08:15 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Katniss Everdeen Is an 8-bit Tribute in 'Hunger Games' Remake
As hoards of Katniss Everdeen fans gear up for the premiere of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire on Nov. 22, the Internet is abuzz with chatter, tributes and parodies of the series' first filmThe latest...
07:40 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Cancer Patient's Brain Cells Shed Light on How Cancer Spreads
One of the great mysteries of cancer is how it spreads, or metastasizes, throughout the body. But researchers have made an important discovery that may help to solve that puzzle: Cancer cells may fuse...
06:59 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Team of 20-Somethings Creates Popular HealthCare.gov Alternative
After much handwringing over the HealthCare.gov website, which has suffered technical glitches from its very first day, a team of three 20-somethings decided to build their own site to help Americans ...
06:43 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Does 1 Snapchat Equal 4 Instagrams?
Insane company valuations are a fact of life in the tech world. So perhaps we shouldn't be surprised at Wednesday's report that Snapchat — a tiny company with a single app and no income — ...
06:16 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Even at D.C.'s Newseum, Ron Burgundy Stays Classy
Legendary anchorman Ron Burgundy will be on display at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., starting on Thursday."Anchorman: The Exhibit," which runs through Aug. 31, 2014, will feature props, costumes an...
05:29 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Jimmy Fallon Geeks Out Over PlayStation 4
Jimmy Fallon has given the PlayStation 4 his stamp of approvalThe comedian, along with actor Ice-T, got his hands on Sony's highly-anticipated gaming console to give it a test run on his late night ta...
05:08 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Pixelstick Takes Painting With Light to the High-Tech Next Level
Imagine yourself at night, wearing dark clothing and holding a six-foot stick lined with LED lights. As you turn on the stick, it twinkles in many colors, looking something like a rainbow light saber....
04:58 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable YouTube Star Shane Dawson Sells Sitcom to NBC
Shane Dawson will soon become the latest star to make the transition from YouTube to the small screen.He just sold a half-hour comedy series called Losin’ It to NBC, which has now been put into ...
04:23 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 'Back to the Future' Got More Than Time Travel Wrong
It turns out that a plutonium-powered sports car is the least of Back to the Future's logical stretchesCinema Sins has rounded up every misstep and continuity error found in the time traveling classic...
04:07 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable LeVar Burton Video Is the Best Explanation of a Mars Mission Yet
The idea of going to Mars is exciting. The reality? Usually, outside of thrilling moments such as the seven seconds of terror that landed the Curiosity Rover on Mars and turned a mohawk-wearing missio...
03:54 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Next Up for Evernote: Learning Your Habits
If anyone has an idea of what's possible when it comes to building out Evernote, it's Rafe NeedlemanAs the company's Director of Developer Relations, Needleman runs Evernote's esteemed accelerator pro...
03:13 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable How NASA Will Use 3D Printers in Space
Starting next fall, astronauts on the International Space Station won't have to wait months for replacement parts to be launched from Earth. Instead, they can use a newly arrived 3-D printer to fabric...
02:48 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable NBA Player Apologizes for Dissing Teammates on Twitter
Veteran NBA tough guy Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers was ejected from his team's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night after engaging in a minor scuffle. When teammate Bla...
02:41 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 6 Futuristic Gifts You Can Buy Right Now
Aside from light sabers, invisibility cloaks, hover anything and time machines, there isn't very much out there that hasn't been tried, invented, perfected and sold to the masses. Our ancestors would ...
02:13 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Why Facebook Wanted Snapchat So Badly
Facebook's reported $3 billion bid for Snapchat has a lot of industry watchers scratching their heads. But if you look at the performance of Facebook's would-be Snapchat killer, Poke, the overture mak...
01:53 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 'Noah' Trailer Weaves Intense Biblical Story of Survival
The first full-length trailer of Noah shows nearly the whole scope of the biblical tale: Noah's dream that a flood is coming, building an ark, animals flocking inside the finished vessel and the ...
01:40 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Salad Porn Is Real, and This Company Made It Cool
As students at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. in 2007, three sons from entrepreneurial families identified a problem: there was no healthy place to eat in D.C. So Nicolas Jammet, Nathaniel R...
01:38 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Coin Is One Credit Card to Rule Them All
There are lots of companies, including Google and Apple, that would like to replace your wallet with a digital version, but a startup has a somewhat less ambitious goal — replace your handful of...
01:11 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Toronto Team Swiftly Repudiates Rob Ford's Latest 'Unseemly' Actions
The surreal Rob Ford story took another weird twist on Thursday morning when a Canadian football team was drawn into the saga. The Toronto Argonauts tweeted a statement condemning Toronto's embattled ...
12:57 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable JPMorgan's 'TwitterTakeover' Turns Into PR Nightmare
JPMorgan is reportedly considering banning its employees from Wall Street chat services because of the unsavory stuff that can be said there. After Wednesday, the bank may want to steer clear of publi...
12:22 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable CBS Will Stream Kennedy Assassination Coverage Online in 'Real Time'
When President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, millions of Americans were alerted to the tragedy by watching Walter Cronkite's broadcasts on CBS News.On the 50th anniversary of the ...
12:22 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable CBS Will Stream JFK Assassination Coverage Online in 'Real Time'
When President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, millions of Americans were alerted to the tragedy by watching Walter Cronkite's broadcasts on CBS News.On the 50th anniversary of the ...
12:19 am GMT - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable 'Popular Pins' Now Available on Brand Websites
Pinterest is opening its API to retailers who wish to embed pins directly on their websites, the company announced ThursdayA handful of Pinterest partners now have the option to surface their most pop...
12:08 am -05 - Fri, November 15, 2013
Mashable Pixelstick Takes Painting With Light to the High-Tech Next Level
Imagine yourself at night, wearing dark clothing and holding a six-foot stick lined with LED lights. As you turn on the stick, it twinkles in many colors, looking something like a rainbow light saber....
11:58 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable YouTube Star Shane Dawson Sells Sitcom to NBC
Shane Dawson will soon become the latest star to make the transition from YouTube to the small screen.He just sold a half-hour comedy series called Losin’ It to NBC, which has now been put into ...
11:53 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable NASA's Space-Based Map Pinpoints Typhoon Haiyan's Destruction
NASA is pitching in on the effort to survey the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan. The agency released a map Wednesday which aims to help rescue workers focus their efforts by showing the specific locat...
11:43 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable New 'Doctor Who' Episode Reveals What Happened to the 8th Doctor
Doctor Who fans got a surprise treat from the BBC Thursday as they wait for the 50th Anniversary Special later in November. The BBC released a special episode online that sets the stage for the specia...
11:41 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Make Beautiful Graphics Quickly With Canva
Ask any designer, and they'll say that learning design is not the same as learning to use Photoshop. But, in order to create graphics for the web or print, becoming familiar with the dominant design s...
11:23 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 'Back to the Future' Got More Than Time Travel Wrong
It turns out that a plutonium-powered sports car is the least of Back to the Future's logical stretchesCinema Sins has rounded up every misstep and continuity error found in the time traveling classic...
11:17 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Can 'Glee' End Twerking Forever?
Though wordsmiths say the term "twerk" originated in the 1990s, the practice's popularity rose vigorously in 2013 thanks to Miley Cyrus' viral antics, Jimmy Kimmel's stunt and even Oxford Dictionaries...
11:15 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Super Mario Bros. Series Shows Darker Side of Nintendo Characters
A short new web series looks to illuminate the world of Super Mario Bros. as no Nintendo player has ever seen.The Four Players, the first two episodes of which debut on Thursday, takes a glimpse ...
11:07 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable LeVar Burton Video Is the Best Explanation of a Mars Mission Yet
The idea of going to Mars is exciting. The reality? Usually, outside of thrilling moments such as the seven seconds of terror that landed the Curiosity Rover on Mars and turned a mohawk-wearing missio...
10:19 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Google Books: 1, Authors: 0 in Landmark Ruling
The eight-year-long legal battle over Google Books has finally come to a close. A judge ruled on Thursday that the search giant's scanning of millions of books falls under fair use and doesn't infring...
10:16 pm -08 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Even at D.C.'s Newseum, Ron Burgundy Stays Classy
Legendary anchorman Ron Burgundy will be on display at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., starting on Thursday."Anchorman: The Exhibit," which runs through Aug. 31, 2014, will feature props, costumes an...
10:01 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable YouTubers Freak Out Over New Comment System
YouTube recently upgraded its comment system with a slew of handy new features, chief among them threaded replies (hallelujah), improved sorting and more robust moderation.Cool, right? Wrong, accordin...
09:54 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable NBA Stars Perform a Slam-Dunk Rendition of 'Jingle Bells'
We weren't sure the NBA would be able to top its enormously successful 2012 holiday spot, featuring some of its biggest players performing "Carol of the Bells" using only bouncing basketballs. But thi...
09:19 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Upright Bass Strings at High Shutter Speed Are Completely Spellbinding
Simple, authoritative and funky, the upright bass is arguably the coolest instrument in musicComplex, extremely modern and highly technical, high shutter speed video recorders are some of the coolest ...
08:38 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Coin Is One Credit Card to Rule Them All
There are lots of companies, including Google and Apple, that would like to replace your wallet with a digital version, but a startup has a somewhat less ambitious goal — replace your handful of...
08:32 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 7 Lessons Every Startup Should Know
HELSINKI — If you grab a drink with a startup founder, you'll likely hear a few shared stories, both good and ugly, about lessons learned along the way. Getting a company off the ground is no ea...
08:15 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Google Invests $80 Million to Open 6 Solar Energy Plants
Google is investing $80 million in six new solar plants in California and Arizona that the company says will provide enough electricity for 17,000 homes in the United States.The investment is Google's...
08:04 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable In 3 Years, Government Requests for Google User Info Doubled
One type of Google search has been particularly popular during the past three years: government requests for user data.Legal requests for user information by world governments have doubled, while requ...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 26% of Americans Get News on Multiple Social Networks
Americans are on multiple social media networks, but only 26% of them get news on more than one, leading to fragmentation of news gathering through social media.The vast majority (65%) of Americans on...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 65% of U.S. Social Media Users Get News on Just One Social Network
Americans are on multiple social media networks and 35% of them get news on more than one, leading to fragmentation of news gathering through social media.However, the vast majority (65%) of Americans...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable IBM Brings Watson to the Masses and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesA...
07:57 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable JPMorgan's 'TwitterTakeover' Turns Into PR Nightmare
JPMorgan is reportedly considering banning its employees from Wall Street chat services because of the unsavory stuff that can be said there. After Wednesday, the bank may want to steer clear of publi...
07:43 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Google Street View Puts You on a Gondola Ride Through Venice
There's nothing quite like floating down the narrow, romantic canals of Venice, but if you're not planning to visit the watery city, Google can now take you there right from your computer.The Google S...
07:22 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Jean-Claude Van Damme's Epic Split for Volvo is Insane
A lot of auto ads run a disclaimer that the stunt was performed by professionals and viewers shouldn't try this at home. You'd definitely be wise to take that advice with regards to this ad Volvo Truc...
06:56 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Under Armour Buys MapMyFitness for $150 Million
Athletic clothing brand Under Armour is buying workout app MapMyFitness for $150 million.The company plans to use the purchase to "broaden its existing digital offerings," according to The Wall Street...
06:48 pm -08 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable NBA Player Apologizes for Dissing Teammates on Twitter
Veteran NBA tough guy Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers was ejected from his team's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night after engaging in a minor scuffle. When teammate Bla...
06:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 11 Incredibly Awkward Sexts Gone Wrong
Sexting is a difficult art to masterIt takes a boatload of confidence to initiate a potentially embarrassing conversation, and a creative mind to keep it interesting. But even if you've perfected your...
06:27 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable China's Sina Weibo Targeted 100,000 Accounts for Violating Government Rules
Authorities in China issued new rules this summer in order to tidy up online discourse in the country. These new guidelines are called the Seven Bottom Lines. Today, state news agency Xinhua reports t...
05:56 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 15 Brands Rocking Tumblr
Almost every major brand has a Twitter or Facebook account. That's a given. Maybe even a YouTube, Instagram or Pinterest presence. But all the really cool kids are also using TumblrTumblr can be an am...
05:35 pm +13 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable NFL Team Logos Redesigned as European-Style Soccer Badges
While "football" means punt returns and passing plays to U.S. sports enthusiasts, to the rest of the world, it conjures up images of bicycle kicks and slide tackles (you know, actually using your feet...
05:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 11 Forgotten McDonald's Menu Items
The Big Mac, the Quarter Pounder and the Double Cheeseburger are the Olympic champions of the McDonald's menu.But dozens of McFlops have lined the path to the vast market offered by this fast-food beh...
05:30 pm +05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Xbox One and PlayStation 4 vs. Older Consoles in 2013 Dollars
Buying a new video game console can set you back a pretty penny — just look at Sony's PlayStation 4, which goes to market on Friday for $399, and Microsoft's Xbox One, which is being released la...
05:08 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Xbox One vs. PS4: Compare Each Console's New Games
With the launch of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One consoles only days away, gamers across the United States are anxiously waiting to pick up the units they reserved months in advance.For those stil...
05:06 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Europeans Will Soon Be Able to Use Electronic Devices During Flights
Good news for gadget-loving travelers in Europe: the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the use of personal electronic devices (PEDs) during all phases of flightThe new guidance, whic...
05:01 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable YouTubers Freak Out Over New Comment System
YouTube recently upgraded its comment system with a slew of handy new features, chief among them threaded replies (hallelujah), improved sorting and more robust moderation.Cool, right? Wrong, accordin...
04:54 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable NBA Stars Perform a Slam-Dunk Rendition of 'Jingle Bells'
We weren't sure the NBA would be able to top its enormously successful 2012 holiday spot, featuring some of its biggest players performing "Carol of the Bells" using only bouncing basketballs. But thi...
04:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 19 Sunsets From Unique Perspectives
Instagram offers countless postcard-quality photos of sunsets on beaches, sunsets next to beaches and sunsets above beachesThousands of images bearing the tags #sunset, #sunsetporn, #skypainter or #su...
04:19 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Upright Bass Strings at High Shutter Speed Are Completely Spellbinding
Simple, authoritative and funky, the upright bass is arguably the coolest instrument in musicComplex, extremely modern and highly technical, high shutter speed video recorders are some of the coolest ...
04:04 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 10 Cozy Pairs of Touchscreen-Friendly Gloves
With the weather turning ever colder, here at Mashable we're taking a look at some winter essentials for geeks. Did you know you can buy special gloves that work with touchscreens?Whether you're looki...
03:31 pm +05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable IBM to Launch Cloud-Based Development Platform for Watson Supercomputer
Some of the wonders associated with IBM’s Watson supercomputer will soon be available to thousands of developers, thanks to the company's new cloud-development platform.The new program will give...
03:05 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable The 20 Hottest Startups in Russia
Previously defined by the way it cloned western companies, Russia is gradually becoming a place where its undoubtedly strong education and engineering standards are blending with original entrepreneur...
03:00 pm -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 65% of U.S. Social Media Users Get News on Just One Social Network
Americans are on multiple social media networks and 35% of them get news on more than one, leading to fragmentation of news gathering through social media.However, the vast majority (65%) of Americans...
02:22 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Google Now Updated With News Topics and Movie Recommendations
Google has updated its mobile personal assistant, Google Now, with several interesting updates, including news topics, website updates, as well as movie and TV recommendationsThe News topic card somew...
02:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Falling Asleep on Strangers Brings Out Smiles on NYC Subway
Public transportation often lacks adequate personal space. In this situation, the last thing you would want is a stranger resting his head on your shoulderAnd yet the folks in this clip from philanthr...
01:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable The Sound of Racing Silence: Get Ready for an Electric Formula One
Ladies and gentlemen, start your super-efficient, silent engines.The group behind Formula One auto racing has unveiled a 10-city series for electric race cars. Dubbed “Formula E,” naturall...
12:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Xbox One and PlayStation 4 vs. Older Consoles in 2013 Dollars
Buying a new video game console can set you back a pretty penny — just look at Sony's PlayStation 4, which goes to market on Friday for $399, and Microsoft's Xbox One, which is being released la...
11:00 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 15 Saddest Snow Day Photos
With the temperature dropping and your radiator clanking, you may find yourself crossing fingers for a snow dayWhether the the thought of a wintery wonderland excites or burdens you, reconsider the pu...
10:34 am +05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable The Most Profitable New Reader Demographic: Robots
Here is the weirdest thing about the modern Web: humans are only one constituency and maybe not the most profitable one.Consider the case of an anonymous publishing executive who spoke with the media ...
10:05 am +05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Facebook CFO David Ebersman Cashes in $43 Million in Shares
Facebook chief financial officer David Ebersman cashed in more than 900,000 shares of Facebook stock Wednesday, a transaction that netted the exec nearly $43 million, according to documents filed with...
10:01 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable IBM to Launch Cloud-Based Development Platform for Watson Supercomputer
Some of the wonders associated with IBM’s Watson supercomputer will soon be available to thousands of developers, thanks to the company's new cloud-development platform.The new program will give...
09:47 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 'Calvin and Hobbes' Enters the Digital Marketplace in Ebook Form
The undisputed kings of childlike imagination and wonder, Calvin and Hobbes, have just become more accessible to the connected generation. Publishing company Andrews McMeel has released the three majo...
09:32 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Solar-Powered Robot Structure May Be Roaming Toward a Park Near You
The whole robots-taking-over-the-world scenario comes to mind when describing Morphs, robotic and geometric sculptures that are to control their own movements, adapt to different surroundings and...
09:05 am +05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Obamacare Enrollment So Far Is Worse Than First-Month Estimates
For the first time, the United States government has released enrollment information regarding the controversial new healthcare law commonly called Obamacare.A report released Wednesday by the U.S. De...
08:57 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Politicians, Celebrities Pay Tribute to 'Gettysburg Address' in Viral Video
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of former President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, documentarian Ken Burns gathered an all-star cast to recreate the iconic speechThe video, above, shows al...
08:29 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Bill Gates Is Now a Magazine Editor
Wired magazine handed over its December issue to rookie guest editor Bill Gates, who helped to curate an issue focused on innovation to cure disease, save lives and end povertyThe issue, which Gates b...
07:57 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Acer Announces TravelMate P645 Ultrabook for $949
Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Acer is rolling out its latest Ultrabook, the TravelMate P645. This 14-inch notebook, which goes on sale this month for $949, features an Intel Core i5 Ha...
07:27 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Astronaut Chris Hadfield Lends Star Power to Movember
The Movember crew has recruited the Internet's favorite spaceman in their hairy crusade against cancerAstronaut Chris Hadfield took to the digital airwaves to check back in with his fans, demonstrate ...
06:59 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Michael Jordan Can Complete Your Beer Pong Dream Team
Michael Jordan, 50 years old now, says he's "not a Twitterer, not a twerker." But even in retirement, he apparently does stay current by partaking in at least one sacred rite of the American higher ed...
06:13 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Facebook Messenger App Upgrade Available to All iOS, Android Users
The Facebook Messenger app update the company announced in late October is now available to all iOS and Android mobile usersThe update was originally rolled out to a small group of Android users only....
05:04 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable The Most Profitable New Reader Demographic: Robots
Here is the weirdest thing about the modern Web: humans are only one constituency and maybe not the most profitable one.Consider the case of an anonymous publishing executive who spoke with the media ...
04:35 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable NFL Team Logos Redesigned as European-Style Soccer Badges
While "football" means punt returns and passing plays to the U.S. sports enthusiast, to the rest of the world, it conjures up images of bicycle kicks and slide tackles (you know, actually using your f...
04:35 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Facebook CFO David Ebersman Cashes in $43 Million in Shares
Facebook chief financial officer David Ebersman cashed in more than 900,000 shares of Facebook stock Wednesday, a transaction that netted the exec nearly $43 million, according to documents filed with...
04:32 am -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Solar-Powered Robot Structure May Be Roaming Toward a Park Near You
The whole robots-taking-over-the-world scenario comes to mind when describing Morphs, robotic and geometric sculptures that are to control their own movements, adapt to different surroundings and...
04:05 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Apple Said to Be Under Probe in Italy $1.35 Billion Tax Case
Apple, the world’s most valuable technology company, is under investigation in Italy for allegedly evading more than 1 billion euros ($1.35 billion) in taxes, two people familiar with the case s...
03:57 am -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Politicians, Celebrities Pay Tribute to 'Gettysburg Address' in Viral Video
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of former President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, documentarian Ken Burns gathered an all-star cast to recreate the iconic speech.The video, above, shows a...
03:35 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Obamacare Enrollment So Far Is Worse Than First-Month Estimates
For the first time, the United States government has released enrollment information regarding the controversial new healthcare law commonly called Obamacare.A report released Wednesday by the U.S. De...
03:33 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable The Pros and Cons of Dating a Programmer
Singles, stop swooning over jocks and chasing after billionaires. It's the programmers that you should have your eye on. They've got it all — at least when it comes to codeOK, fine, there might ...
03:29 am -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Bill Gates Is Now a Magazine Editor
Wired magazine handed over its December issue to rookie guest editor Bill Gates, who helped to curate an issue focused on innovation to cure disease, save lives and end povertyThe issue, which Gates b...
03:02 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 6 Ways to Boost Productivity With iCloud
First released in 2011, iCloud is Apple's cloud offering that allows users to keep files synced between their Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod touchIn addition to acting as a way to backup your iPhone or iP...
02:34 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 'Divergent' Trailer Sets Up a Dangerous World Divided
Move over, Hunger Games — Divergent could be the next dystopian blockbuster.Based on the first book in Veronica Roth's popular young adult trilogy, Divergent takes place in a world where 16-yea...
02:21 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 'It's Really a Miracle': How a Typhoon Haiyan Survivor Found His Way Home
On the morning Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, 56-year-old Peter Borromeo fell off the grid.Days before the typhoon was scheduled for landfall in Tacloban City, meteorologists had already...
02:17 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable The 10 Fastest-Growing Job Titles Are All in Tech
Technology jobs have replaced those in middle management as the positions employers are trying to fill most, new research shows.A study by job-matching service TheLadders revealed that the fastest-gro...
01:59 am -05 - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Michael Jordan Can Complete Your Beer Pong Dream Team
Michael Jordan, 50 years old now, says he's "not a Twitterer, not a twerker." But even in retirement, he apparently does stay current by partaking in at least one sacred rite of the American higher ed...
01:46 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Zoomer: The Robotic Dog for People Who Can't Have Pets
My dog, Zoomer, doesn’t listen. He sticks his shiny black nose where it doesn’t belong, is always bumping into things and has a habit of peeing where I don’t want him to. Still, when...
01:37 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Mars Rover Curiosity Recovers From Software Glitch
NASA's Curiosity rover has bounced back from a glitch that put the 1-ton robot into a protective "safe mode" for three days over the weekend.The car-size Curiosity rover went into safe mode Thursday, ...
01:02 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Cards Against Humanity Fills Your Mailbox With Holiday Bullsh*t for $12
Holiday bullshit comes at a cost of $12 this year. Not a bad deal.Cards Against Humanity, the popular party game for terrible people, has launched 12 Days of Bullshit to pick up Santa's slack and fill...
01:00 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Report: Snapchat Turns Down $3 Billion Offer From Facebook
The messaging app Snapchat is once again the focus of acquisition rumors as a new report claims that the company recently turned down a $3 billion offer from FacebookAccording to sources in contact wi...
12:48 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 'Noah' Teaser Offers First Glimpse of Biblical Epic
The first footage of Noah shows the title character, played by Russell Crowe, dreaming that he is engulfed in the world-changing flood to come. Then he sets out to build the ark."I saw water, dea...
12:43 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable 'Temple Run' Movie Possibly in Works With 'Harry Potter' Producer
Temple Run may be joining the ranks of popular mobile games becoming movies, according to a recent report.According to a scoop by The Hollywood Reporter (via Touch Arcade), Warner Bros. is in negotiat...
12:28 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Plans Xbox One Launch Events Around the World
Microsoft will hold over-the-top launch celebrations around the world for the the next-generation Xbox One console on Nov. 22.The Xbox One launches in 13 countries on that day, including the U.S., Can...
12:19 am GMT - Thu, November 14, 2013
Mashable Dropbox Will Soon Let You Merge Work and Personal Accounts
That mystery Dropbox event Wednesday turned out to be a complete overhaul of the way Dropbox divides business and personal accountsThe new Dropbox for Business, available in beta in December, lets you...
11:59 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Postmates Is Your New Personal Shopper
For consumers, the state of ecommerce is good. You can get just about anything from Amazon shipped to you in two days (with free shipping if you have Amazon Prime). In terms of variety, you can discov...
11:44 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable 'Wake Me Up' Singer Aloe Blacc Releases Funky Lyric Video
DJ Avicii's "Wake Me Up" has risen to No. 1 on charts all over the world this year — with uncredited vocals from soul singer Aloe Blacc"There's a certain bittersweetness about not having my name...
11:35 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer Will Keynote CES 2014
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will give a keynote address at CES 2014. She'll speak on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 1 p.m. PT at the annual technology showcase in Las Vegas, which is attended by more than 100,000 pe...
11:25 pm +01 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Third Hacker Pleads Guilty to $45 Million Global 'Cyber Heist'
Federal prosecutors called it "a massive 21st century bank heist that reached across the Internet," but at least some of its operatives won't be riding off into the sunset.The U.S. Attorney for the Ea...
11:21 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Digital Holdout 'Harper's' Magazine's First App Is Coming
Harper's magazine, which has been ambivalent about joining the digital revolution, is releasing its first app this week.David Jacobs, the CEO of 29th Street Publishing, the developer of the app, says ...
11:21 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Digital Holdout 'Harper's' Magazine Launches Its First App
Harper's magazine, which has been ambivalent about joining the digital revolution, is releasing its first app this week.David Jacobs, the CEO of 29th Street Publishing, the developer of the app, says ...
10:49 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Capture an Instagram That Embodies Productivity
We're all multi-tasking and trying to eke the most productivity out of every day, while also staying on top of our Twitter feeds, Facebook News Feed and frequent emails and pings. But with so much to ...
10:36 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Angelina Jolie Is Stunningly Evil as Disney Villain in 'Maleficent' Trailer
Every happily ever after has an evil beginning. No one knows that better than the villain from Sleeping BeautyThe infamous Maleficent finally gets to share her side of the story in Disney's new film, ...
10:36 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Angelina Jolie Plays the Disney Villain She's Always Dreamed
Every happily ever after has an evil beginning. No one knows that better than the villain from Sleeping BeautyThe infamous Maleficent finally gets to share her side of the story in Disney's new film, ...
10:35 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Obamacare Enrollment So Far Is Worse Than First-Month Estimates
For the first time, the United States government has released enrollment information regarding the controversial new healthcare law commonly called Obamacare.A report released Wednesday by the U.S. De...
10:25 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Third Hacker Pleads Guilty to $45 Million Global 'Cyber Heist'
Federal prosecutors called it "a massive 21st century bank heist that reached across the Internet," but at least some of its operatives won't be riding off into the sunset.The U.S. Attorney for the Ea...
10:22 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Social Experiment Turns Strangers' Emails Into Handwritten Notes
Emails bombard our inboxes day in and day out, but can you remember the last time you received a handwritten letter? Artist Ivan Cash wants to remind you how it feels to find a handwritten note waitin...
10:02 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable 6 Ways to Boost Productivity With iCloud
First released in 2011, iCloud is Apple's cloud offering that allows users to keep files synced between their Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod touchIn addition to acting as a way to backup your iPhone or iP...
09:47 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Netflix Rolls Out Its Biggest TV Update Yet
Netflix is rolling out a major update for the Netflix on TV experience on Wednesday. The new look, which Netflix dubs "the biggest update in Netflix history to our TV experience," will work not only o...
09:41 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable LivingSocial Has Been Down for Almost 24 Hours
Daily deals site LivingSocial has been down for almost a full day as the company executes "maintenance."As of 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday, the company's webpage was still outfitted with an alert message: ...
09:26 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Glitchy HealthCare.gov Unlikely to Work by Nov. 30 Deadline
The bad news for President Obama's online insurance marketplace HealthCare.gov keeps coming. The site, which has been riddled with bugs and glitches since its Oct. 1 launch, won't be fixed by the end ...
09:21 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable 'It's Really a Miracle': How a Typhoon Haiyan Survivor Found His Way Home
On the morning Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, 56-year-old Peter Borromeo fell off the grid.Days before the typhoon was scheduled for landfall in Tacloban City, meteorologists had already...
08:46 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Zoomer: The Robotic Dog for People Who Can't Have Pets
My dog, Zoomer, doesn’t listen. He sticks his shiny black nose where it doesn’t belong, is always bumping into things and has a habit of peeing where I don’t want him to. Still, when...
08:38 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Self-Driving Cars Coming to the UK by 2015
Milton Keynes, a city north of London, England, will have 100 self-driving cars that take passengers from the train station to parks, shopping centers and more by 2015.Their speed tops out at 12 miles...
08:37 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Mars Rover Curiosity Recovers From Software Glitch
NASA's Curiosity rover has bounced back from a glitch that put the 1-ton robot into a protective "safe mode" for three days over the weekend.The car-size Curiosity rover went into safe mode Thursday, ...
08:08 pm +01 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Unveils Major Pulse Integration, Replaces LinkedIn Today
Pulse, the customizable news reader that LinkedIn acquired in April for $90 million, just got a major promotionLinkedIn announced on Wednesday that its popular news curation feature, LinkedIn Today, h...
08:02 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Motorola Reveals Moto G, Low-Cost Smartphone for Emerging Markets
Motorola has revealed its plan to be a major smartphone player in emerging markets: the Moto G smartphone. The Moto G is an inexpensive phone that packs good technology for its cost, just $179 in the ...
07:56 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Google Opens Glass Sign-Up 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 storiesG...
07:56 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Heartwarming Google India Ad Packs Cinematic Story Into 3 Minutes
Google facilitates a reunion between two childhood friends separated by the 1947 India-Pakistan partition in this touching ad from Google India.In the ad, an elderly man named Baldev tells his grandda...
07:37 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Nokia's Stunning Refocus App Now Available for Download
HELSINKI, Finland — Nokia announced on stage during Finnish startup conference Slush that its Refocus app for Windows Phones is now available for download. The app, first unveiled at Abu Dhabi i...
07:30 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Job Hunting? 220Plus Openings at The World Bank, Crain's and More
Are you searching for your next great career opportunity in the digital space? The Mashable Job Board is here to serve you as the leading destination for digital talent.Since its launch five years ago...
07:28 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Plans Xbox One Launch Events Around the World
Microsoft will hold over-the-top launch celebrations around the world for the the next-generation Xbox One console on Nov. 22.The Xbox One launches in 13 countries on that day, including the U.S., Can...
07:08 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Unveils Major Pulse Integration, Replaces LinkedIn Today
Pulse, the customizable news reader that LinkedIn acquired in April for $90 million, just got a major promotionLinkedIn announced on Wednesday that its popular news curation feature, LinkedIn Today, h...
07:07 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Jawbone UP Goes Wireless With UP24 Wristband
The Jawbone UP fitness wristband has a lot going for it: It's stylish, durable and comfortable, but it lacks something other fitness trackers like the Nike+ Fuelband SE have: wireless syncing. That ch...
07:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Sony's PlayStation 4: Inviting Console That Avoids PS3's Missteps
After seven years of waiting, we have finally experienced next-generation gaming. Sony's PlayStation 4 gives us hope for more powerful, jaw-dropping video games, and leaves a lot to the imagination fo...
07:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Sony's PlayStation 4: A Bolder, Better Console That Avoids PS3's Missteps
After seven years of waiting, we have finally experienced next-generation gaming. Sony's PlayStation 4 gives us hope for more powerful, jaw-dropping video games, and leaves a lot to the imagination fo...
07:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Groupon Giving Away $5 Million in 'Groupon Bucks'
One million people will find a surprise from Groupon on Wednesday: up to $5,000 worth of "Groupon bucks" good for offers from the company.Customers who log onto Groupon today via Groupon.com or the co...
06:24 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Harlem Globetrotter Survives Terrifying Accident as Basket Collapses
Alley oops. No-look passes. Incredible ball-handling skills. You can now add defying death to the Harlem Globetrotters' extensive list of on-court basketball tricks.The incredible video, above, comes ...
06:11 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable This Year's Hottest Brands Are Also the Most Secretive
Above the seven full-size courts of New York's Basketball City sports facility, 90 strangers enjoy a six-course dinner cooked in a temporary kitchen. Nothing resembles what you'd expect from court-sid...
05:56 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Gaming Empire Supercell: We Pop Champagne Every Time We Fail
HELSINKI, Finland — Supercell is known for two of the most popular iOS apps — combat strategy game Clash of the Clans and social farming game Hay Day — but the pair are the only surv...
05:30 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable 11 Unexpectedly Uplifting Quotes From Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock, director of cinema classics such as The 39 Steps (1935), Psycho (1950) and North by Northwest (1959), was a master filmmaker who had a knack for flooding the human heart with terrorH...
05:02 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable The Complete Guide to Tumblr Subcultures
On Tumblr, users can post a huge variety of content and media. So, it's no surprise the social blogging platform hosts wildly diverse communities. Some of these groups are so big and so active they be...
04:30 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable 10 Refreshingly Exotic Teas
Everyone loves a good cup of coffee. But when it comes to a beverage that's both comforting and refreshing, nothing beats a hot cup of tea.Being that tea is the second-most consumed beverage in the wo...
04:02 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Sony Launches PlayStation App for iOS and Android
Sony has launched the official PlayStation app for iOS and Android, ahead of the PlayStation 4 launch later this weekThe app lets users access the PlayStation Network from their smartphones and tablet...
04:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Grizz From '30 Rock' Unboxes Our PlayStation 4
With the debut of Sony's PlayStation 4 only two days away, we're giving you a sneak peek at what's inside the console's boxMashable unboxed the PS4 with the help of Grizz Chapman, best known for his w...
03:56 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable The 16 Cutest Families on Instagram
Instagram is the next frontier for today's mommy blogger. The photo sharing platform provides a nice supplement to their blogs, providing a nice glimpse into the family's daily life without much effor...
03:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Silly U.S. Laws Come Alive in This Photo Series
If you ever feel compelled to put a coin in your ear while in Hawaii, hold back — it's illegalPhotographer Olivia Locher was inspired to photograph the coin ban and other outdated and otherwise ...
02:56 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Google Opens Glass Sign-Up 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 storiesG...
02:56 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Amazon Brings Kindle Store, Kindle Fire HD and HDX to Australia
Amazon has expanded its presence in Australia in a big way. After making the Kindle family of products available to Australians through the U.S. store back in 2009, Amazon finally launched a dedicated...
02:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Execs Watching Porn a Leading Cause of Malware Problems
While employees may get the brunt of the blame for security breaches, company leaders are doing their fair share of damage as well, a new study finds.Research from ThreatTrack Security revealed that 4...
02:00 pm -05 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Sony's PlayStation 4: A Bolder, Better Console That Avoids PS3's Missteps
After seven years of waiting, we have finally experienced next-generation gaming. Sony's PlayStation 4 gives us hope for more powerful, jaw-dropping video games, and leaves a lot to the imagination fo...
01:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable The Legend of Zelda: A Cappella of Time
Now Link can save Zelda to a more peaceful, all vocal song instead of the normally stiff instrumentals of his video game's soundtrackZelda's "Overworld Theme" is just the most recent one-man video gam...
12:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable This Ultra-Safe Blowtorch Creates Flames From Water
Fire and water may be opposite elements, but a UK-based company is using the liquid to produce a flame hot enough to weld metal.SafeFlame has developed a blowtorch that runs completely on water. The d...
11:00 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Why Is Employee Morale Declining? Blame the Improving Economy
Despite an improved job market, employee morale is on the decline, new research shows.A study by Salary.com revealed an increased number of U.S. employees are lacking fulfillment, pride and commitment...
09:55 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Get it Right: 10 Interesting Facts About Lefties
Historically, lefties have gotten a bad rapYou probably aren't sure exactly why, but there has definitely always been an unfortunate shifty air around southpaws.See also: Drummer Without Forearms Rock...
09:27 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Monkeys Control Virtual Arms With Their Thoughts
Researchers at Duke University have trained monkeys to move virtual arms by using nothing but their thoughtsTwo monkeys, which were studied at the university's Center for Neuroengineering, learned to ...
09:17 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Lily Allen Mocks Miley's Twerking and Robin's Balloons in New Video
British singer Lily Allen pokes fun at Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, the antics in their music videos and the entertainment industry in her new video for "Hard Out Here." Lily mocks Miley's twerking from...
08:57 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable How the Brain Creates Out-of-Body Experiences
The human mind effortlessly constructs the feeling of inhabiting a body, and now scientists are figuring out how the brain produces that experience.The findings, presented in San Diego Sunday at the a...
08:27 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Nissan 3E Looks Like Google Glass for Drivers
Nissan is set to unveil a glasses-type wearable computer specifically designed for drivers later this month.The company launched a dark, futuristic video this week, previewing the Nissan 3E. The steam...
07:56 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable First Look at Aaron Swartz Documentary 'The Internet’s Own Boy'
Less than a week after Aaron Swartz took his own life, filmmaker Brian Knappenberger found himself surrounded by friends and colleagues of the 26-year-old Internet activist. Knappenberger was attendin...
07:56 am -08 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable The 16 Cutest Families on Instagram
Instagram is the next frontier for today's mommy blogger. The photo sharing platform provides a nice supplement to their blogs, providing a nice glimpse into the family's daily life without much effor...
07:28 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Google's Neck Tattoo Patent Works Like a Lie-Detecting Microphone
In the future, tattoos may represent much more than artworkGoogle is exploring the concept of an electronic skin tattoo that could embed a microphone and lie detector into a user's neck. Google's Moto...
06:58 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable 'Walking Dead' Creator's Exorcism Comic Is Heading to Cinemax
Outcast, a horror comic written by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, is heading to Cinemax.The story centers around a demonically possessed character named Kyle Barnes who h...
06:56 am -08 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Amazon Brings Kindle Store, Kindle Fire HD and HDX to Australia
Amazon has expanded its presence in Australia in a big way. After making the Kindle family of products available to Australians through the U.S. store back in 2009, Amazon finally launched a dedicated...
06:47 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable How To Create and Embed Your Own Custom Timeline on Twitter
Twitter announced a new custom-timeline feature within TweetDeck on Tuesday, which means users will be able to collect tweets and organize them into specific groups or categories within the social-med...
06:29 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Russian Subways Now Accept Squats for Payment
If you live in Moscow, your morning commute can now include a brief fitness sessionTo promote the upcoming 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, subway stations in Moscow have added these impressive new machine...
05:54 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Underwater Kites Harness Ocean Currents and Tides for Power
A Massachusetts research program just got a nice big grant from the National Science Foundation to work on harnessing ocean currents and tidal flows using underwater kites. The potential: Power equal ...
05:15 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Piracy Claims Lead Google to Axe 200 Million Search Results in 2013
Copyright holders have been keeping Google busy this year, demanding the search giant remove four times as many links to allegedly pirated content in 2013 as last yearThe search giant has removed more...
05:00 am -08 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable The Legend of Zelda: A Cappella of Time
Now Link can save Zelda to a more peaceful, all vocal song instead of the normally stiff instrumentals of his video game's soundtrackZelda's "Overworld Theme" is just the most recent one-man video gam...
04:51 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable NVIDIA Unveils 7-Inch Tegra Note 7 Tablet With Advanced Stylus
On the same day that Apple announced the availability of its much-anticipated Retina iPad mini, NVIDIA and its U.S. partner EVGA unveiled its own 7-inch Android tablet called the EVGA Tegra Note 7Equi...
04:25 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable 'Family Guy' Creator Brings Carl Sagan Archive to Library of Congress
Carl Sagan, the scientist who helped us understand our place among the stars, has established his own place among the volumes of one of the world's largest libraries.In a ceremony on site, The Library...
04:21 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable The Instagram Scam That Tricked 100K Users Into Giving Away Their Passwords
Insert your username and password, get free followers and Likes. This is what tens of thousands of Instagram users thought was happening.More than 100,000 Instagram users fell for a bold, effective sc...
04:21 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Instagram Scam Tricked 100,000 Users Into Giving Away Passwords
Insert your username and password, get free followers and Likes. This is what tens of thousands of Instagram users thought was happening.More than 100,000 Instagram users fell for a bold, effective sc...
03:59 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Starting Young: Can You Really Teach Entrepreneurship?
There's a great debate over whether entrepreneurship can be taught. While not everyone is going to end up as successful as a Zuckerberg, a Gates or a Karp, we can at least teach our kids some elementa...
03:56 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Surprise: Apple Maps Is a Hit, Google Maps Loses Ground
You probably remember the Apple Maps memes that exploded across the Internet when the app was first released as part of iOS6 in September 2012. They were legion: Columbus discovered America because he...
03:56 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Surprise! Apple Maps Is a Hit, Google Maps Loses Ground
You probably remember the Apple Maps memes that exploded across the Internet when the app was first released as part of iOS6 in September 2012. They were legion: Columbus discovered America because he...
03:39 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Kinect-Driven Interface Turns 3D Shapes and Movements Into Reality
With the advent of touchscreens and increasingly powerful mobile computers, digital interface innovation has become one of the most exciting areas of research. Now a new project called inFORM, crafted...
03:30 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable PS22 Kids' Choir Honors Lady Gaga With Adorable Medley
PS22 Chorus, made up of 5th-graders from Staten Island, impressed Lady Gaga with a mini medley of "Just Dance" and "Applause" at Glamour’s Women of the Year Award.The tribute came moments before...
03:25 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Report: Netflix and YouTube Account for Half of Internet's Traffic
Netflix and YouTube dominate over half of downstream Internet traffic in North America, according to a new report released by Canadian Internet monitoring firm Sandvine.Downstream traffic is data that...
03:06 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable 12 Reasons Ryan Gosling Is the Perfect Snow Day Date
Ryan Gosling turns 33 on Tuesday, which also just so happens to be the first day of snow for many East CoastersThis is no coincidenceSee also: Tastiest Vines of All Time: Ryan Gosling Refusing CerealC...
02:57 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Betty White Lies About Which Gadgets You Should Buy
LOS ANGELES — High atop a leather massage throne, actress Betty White sits, casting a confused look around a makeshift “man cave.”It’s a commercial stage, complete with a loomi...
02:10 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Soar Through a Narrow Utah Canyon in Nail-Biting POV Video
Daredevil Robert "Scotty-Bob" Morgan did the unthinkable when he hopped off a cliff wearing only a wingsuit and soared dangerously close to the walls of a Utah canyon.The nail-biting point-of-view vid...
02:00 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable By Popular Demand: Quora Adds Traffic-Tracking Tool for Writers
Quora is hoping to attract more content creators by giving them an inside look at traffic to their postsThe question-and-answer service announced a new analytics tool Tuesday that enables its writers ...
01:34 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Afghan Rap Group Rallies for Women's Rights
An Afghan woman rapping about gender inequality alongside her fiancé is far from the norm in Afghanistan. Yet, despite the inevitable backlash, one of the first female rappers in the country cont...
01:27 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Analyst: Apple TV, iWatch Coming in 2014 — But I've Been Wrong Before
Apple's long-rumored Apple TV and iPhone will finally become a reality in 2014 said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who added a very important caveat: He's been wrong before.In fact, Munster, who ...
01:02 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Artist Opens His Twitter Account to the Public
Twitter went public last week, and in response, media artist Kyle McDonald decided to open his own personal Twitter account to the masses.McDonald, who is known for his People Staring at Computers pro...
12:34 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus' Vocals Shine on 'Summertime Sadness' Cover
Finally, a stripped-down Miley Cyrus we don't mind seeingThe 20-year-old pop singer covered Lana Del Rey's "Summertime Sadness" for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge, proving she's actually got impressive voc...
12:32 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Curious Helps You Pick Up an Awesome Hobby
Flower arrangements, Excel and riding a bike may not have much in common, but you can learn them all on Curious, a video tutorial platform. The site, launched in May, now has more than 500 lessons and...
12:28 am GMT - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Airbnb Launches New Mobile Apps Streamlined for Hosts
Airbnb, the startup that connects travelers with hosts looking to rent out their available bedrooms and couches, announced new versions of its iOS and Android apps on TuesdayThe new apps enable hosts ...
12:27 am -08 - Wed, November 13, 2013
Mashable Nissan 3E Looks Like Google Glass for Drivers
Nissan is set to unveil a glasses-type wearable computer specifically designed for drivers later this month.The company launched a dark, futuristic video this week, previewing the Nissan 3E. The steam...
11:56 pm -08 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable First Look at Aaron Swartz Documentary 'The Internet’s Own Boy'
Less than a week after Aaron Swartz took his own life, filmmaker Brian Knappenberger found himself surrounded by friends and colleagues of the 26-year-old Internet activist. Knappenberger was attendin...
11:42 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Now Twitter Lets You Make Multiple Timelines
Twitter unveiled the ability to make custom timelines Tuesday — a move that puts the newly-public company squarely in Storify's territory. Users can create their own timelines around particular ...
11:31 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable iTunes Accepts Donations for Typhoon Haiyan Relief
The iTunes store now lets customers donate $5 to $200 to victims of Typhoon Haiyan via the American Red Cross. The storm smashed into the Philippines over the weekend of Nov. 9, leaving at least 1,774...
11:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Lady Gaga Releases 'ARTPOP' Album Companion App
"ARTPOP" by Lady Gaga “could mean anything,” as sung in the title track on the album. With the release of Lady Gaga’s third studio album “ARTPOP,” Gaga and her TechHaus t...
11:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Discovery Problem: Why It's So Hard to Find New Podcasts
Postcasts have a serious discovery problem.As a medium, it's hot right now. It’s building loyal and potentially lucrative communities around niche topics. Independent producers are finding succe...
11:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Ask a Dev: Can You Remotely Install an App on iOS?
Most iPhone and iPad owners are familiar with hunting down games and applications in the App Store, but there are other ways that apps can wind up on your Apple deviceIn the latest installment of our ...
11:28 pm -08 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Google's Neck Tattoo Patent Works Like a Lie-Detecting Microphone
In the future, tattoos may represent much more than artworkGoogle is exploring the concept of an electronic skin tattoo that could embed a microphone and lie detector into a user's neck. Google's Moto...
10:58 pm -08 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 'Walking Dead' Creator's Exorcism Comic Is Heading to Cinemax
Outcast, a horror comic written by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, is heading to Cinemax.The story centers around a demonically possessed character named Kyle Barnes who h...
10:56 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Surprise! Apple Maps Is a Hit, Google Maps Loses Ground
You probably remember the Apple Maps memes that exploded across the Internet when the app was first released as part of iOS6 in September 2012. They were legion: Columbus discovered America because he...
10:38 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Gmail Now Lets You Save Attachments Directly to Google Drive
A new Gmail update will let you view and save attachments directly to Google Drive from within your message.Google announced the news on its official blog and showcased the new feature with an accompa...
10:31 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 10 Greatest Selfie Photobombs of All Time
Capturing the perfect selfie requires angling, lighting and a dash of luck from the photo gods. So when some jerk decides to photobomb your making-love-to-the-camera moment, it can ruin your day.Don't...
10:29 pm -08 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Russian Subways Now Accept Squats for Payment
If you live in Moscow, your morning commute can now include a brief fitness sessionTo promote the upcoming 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, subway stations in Moscow have added these impressive new machine...
10:20 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Jennifer Lawrence Comforts Crying Fan, Is All-Around Awesome
You might think we'd reach a saturation point at which Jennifer Lawrence's sweet, candid attitude becomes run-of-the-mill. But she still gets us, every single timeAt the London premiere of The Hunger ...
10:14 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable The Lonely Roots of the World's Biggest Online Shopping Day
China shattered the record for the most ecommerce sales in a day on Monday, on what is known in the nation as "Singles Day." It's perhaps best described as some combination of a reverse-Valentine's Da...
10:09 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Republic Wireless to Offer Moto X This Week, Starting at $5 a Month
Dirt cheap cellular provider Republic Wireless plans to offer the Moto X this week for $299, with monthly plans starting at $5 a month.The addition of the phone, which had been expected for some time,...
10:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Saturn, Earth, Mars and Venus Appear in One Incredible Photo
NASA's Cassini orbits Saturn, but its latest image captures the whole galactic gang. The agency released a natural color image from the spacecraft on Tuesday that features Saturn, its moons and rings,...
09:51 pm -07 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable NVIDIA Unveils 7-Inch Tegra Note 7 Tablet With Advanced Stylus
On the same day that Apple announced the availability of its much-anticipated Retina iPad mini, NVIDIA and its U.S. partner EVGA unveiled its own 7-inch Android tablet called the EVGA Tegra Note 7Equi...
09:51 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable How Online Mapmakers Are Helping the Red Cross in the Philippines
It will be months before we know the true damage brought about by super typhoon Haiyan. The largest death tolls now associated with the storm are only estimates. Aid workers from across the world are ...
09:49 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Expert: Stuxnet Virus Spread to Russian Nuclear Plant
Once a computer virus starts to spread, it's rather hard to stop. This is even true for Stuxnet, perhaps the most sophisticated computer worm ever designed, which was programmed specifically to target...
09:49 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Expert: Stuxnet Virus Infected Russian Nuclear Plant
Once a computer virus starts to spread, it's rather hard to stop. This is even true for Stuxnet, perhaps the most sophisticated computer worm ever designed, which was programmed specifically to target...
09:35 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable David Bowie Rocks a Harpsichord in Louis Vuitton Ad
How can Louis Vuitton top a hot air balloon landing? Hard to say, but a harpsichord performance by David Bowie might do the trickThe rock legend performs a version of a song "I'd Rather Be High" from ...
08:59 pm -07 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Starting Young: Can You Really Teach Entrepreneurship?
There's a great debate over whether entrepreneurship can be taught. While not everyone is going to end up as successful as a Zuckerberg, a Gates or a Karp, we can at least teach our kids some elementa...
08:53 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable U.S. Unveils Plans for World's Fastest Spy Plane
The SR-72 unmanned plane flies at six times the speed of sound — about 4,200 miles per hour, 70 miles per minute. However, this plane is not designed for travel, but as a military assault weapon...
08:28 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Hulu's 'The Wrong Mans' Is So Right
The Wrong Mans, Hulu's latest original series, switches from espionage drama to workplace comedy to art heist to buddy cop adventure and back again — all within six episodes. The show, a co-prod...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable SmartThings Gets $12.5 Million to Develop the Internet of Things
In a vote of confidence for the Internet of Things, a startup in the category, SmartThings, announced Tuesday that it has received $12.5 million in Series A fundingThe round brings SmartThings' total ...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Vine Comes to Windows Phone
It was promised months ago, and now it's finally happening: Vine is now available on Windows Phone.The social video-capture app owned by Twitter was an instant hit upon its debut in late January, firs...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Real-World Star Trek Tricorder Raises $10.5 Million in Funding
The real-world device inspired by Star Trek's tricorder just took one step closer to becoming a reality.Scanadu, the startup behind a small handheld scanner that measures a patient's vital signs like ...
07:35 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable iPad Mini Retina Now Available 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....
07:34 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus' Vocals Shine on 'Summertime Sadness' Cover
Finally, a stripped-down Miley Cyrus we don't mind seeingThe 20-year-old pop singer covered Lana Del Rey's "Summertime Sadness" for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge, proving she's actually got impressive voc...
07:16 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Oscar the Grouch and Grumpy Cat Finally Meet in Epic Face-Off
Grouch or grump? Oscar the Grouch and Grumpy Cat came fuzzface-to-fuzzface in an epic showdown to settle the debate.Repeat: OSCAR THE GROUCH and GRUMPY CAT.See also: Grumpy Cat Wears Costumes to Hide ...
06:34 pm -07 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Afghan Rap Group Rallies for Women's Rights
An Afghan woman rapping about gender inequality alongside her fiancé is far from the norm in Afghanistan. Yet, despite the inevitable backlash, one of the first female rappers in the country cont...
06:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 20 Amazing Thrift Store Finds to Make Macklemore Proud
Macklemore knows what's up. When it comes to treasure hunting, look no further than your local thrift store.Besides your grandpa's clothes, second-hand shops can contain some amazingly bizarre goodies...
06:27 pm -07 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Analyst: Apple TV, iWatch Coming in 2014 — But I've Been Wrong Before
Apple's long-rumored Apple TV and iWatch will finally become a reality in 2014 said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who added a very important caveat: He's been wrong before.In fact, Munster, who ...
06:08 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable How to Opt Out of Data Tracking on Your Most-Used Sites
Google's latest updates to its terms of service have left many privacy advocates crying foul. One new feature called "shared endorsements" allows your name and photograph to be used in targeted advert...
05:51 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Crazy Birds Prank Puts Victims in Real-Life Hitchcock Movie
Admit it — when you first saw Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller The Birds, it took you a few weeks to get over your new-found fear of anything feathered. So to wake up from a pleasant nap on t...
05:51 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Crazy 'Birds' Prank Puts Victims in Real-Life Hitchcock Movie
Admit it — when you first saw Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller The Birds, it took you a few weeks to get over your new-found fear of anything feathered. So to wake up from a pleasant nap on t...
05:34 pm -07 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus' Vocals Shine on 'Summertime Sadness' Cover
Finally, a stripped-down Miley Cyrus we don't mind seeingThe 20-year-old pop singer covered Lana Del Rey's "Summertime Sadness" for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge, proving she's actually got impressive voc...
05:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 10 Ways to Spice Up Your French Fry Obsession
It's impossible to hate the french fry.Its crunchy outside, fluffy inside and salty, versatile flavor make this classic a universally-loved food we can't get enough of. But a true french fry lover kno...
05:01 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Panono Ball Camera Captures 360° Photo Spheres Instantly
As cool as panorama shots and photo spheres are, they have a serious limitation: They need to stitch together multiple still pics, all taken at slightly different times. But to get a true photo sphere...
04:51 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable How Online Mapmakers Are Helping the Red Cross in the Philippines
It will be months before we know the true damage brought about by super typhoon Haiyan. The largest death tolls now associated with the storm are only estimates. Aid workers from across the world are ...
04:35 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable David Bowie Rocks a Harpsichord in Louis Vuitton Ad
How can Louis Vuitton top a hot air balloon landing? Hard to say, but a harpsichord performance by David Bowie might do the trickThe rock legend performs a version of a song "I'd Rather Be High" from ...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 32 Nerdy Beanies to Protect Your Cranium
The beanie is the go-to fashion accessory for almost every occasion and season, whether it's concealing a bad hair day or ironically wearing cold-weather clothes in the summerBut when the leaves fall ...
04:04 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 63 Game Screenshots to Get You Stoked About Next-Gen Consoles
With the PS4 release date looming and the Xbox One not far behind, you should be gearing up for an awesome holiday seasonRegardless where you stand in the PS4 vs. Xbox One battle, both consoles have r...
03:28 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Hulu's 'The Wrong Mans' Is So Right
The Wrong Mans, Hulu's latest original series, switches from espionage drama to workplace comedy to art heist to buddy cop adventure and back again — all within six episodes. The show, a co-prod...
03:13 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 7 Must-Read Tips for Buying Headphones
So many elements affect the sound you hear through headphones. Headphones are nearly as important for determining sound quality as the device they're plugged into.But sometimes it seems you need an au...
03:00 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Real-World Star Trek Tricorder Raises $10.5 Million in Funding
The real-world device inspired by Star Trek's tricorder just took one step closer to becoming a reality.Scanadu, the startup behind a small handheld scanner that measures a patient's vital signs like ...
02:35 pm -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable iPad Mini Retina Now Available 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....
02:23 pm +08 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Inside the Most High-Tech Cab in New York: Car Force One
Sometimes you think you’ve seen everything in tech. Other times, everything in tech gets packed into a car for the ultimate in luxury. If you ever wanted to play on a PlayStation 4, watch cable ...
02:00 pm +08 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 5 Minimalist Takes on Classic Films
A movie poster isn't truly minimalist unless it takes you a minute to realize what the lines and shapes representArtist Michal Krasnopolski's simple takes on classic films (old school and modern mains...
02:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable UK Gov't Created Fake LinkedIn Accounts to Spy on Belgian Telecom
The U.K. Government Communications Headquarters — the British equivalent of the National Security Agency — created fake LinkedIn pages to hack into a major Belgian telecommunications compa...
01:39 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Retina iPad Mini Now Available in Apple Store
After a short period of downtime, the Apple Store is back and it brought the gadget we were promised for November: the Retina iPad miniThere are no surprises as far as pricing goes: The Retina iPad mi...
01:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Breeze Through 10 Months of Travel in One-Second Clips
When Michał Mikołaj Wojtunik returned from a 10-month-long trip, he chose to document each day of his travels in a special way.Wojtunik stitched together one second from each day of his trip...
12:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Alanis Morissette Developing Broadway Musical
Alanis Morissette is working on a Broadway musical for her 1995 album "Jagged Little Pill."The musical will feature every song from the album — including "You Outta Know," "Ironic" and "Hand in ...
11:00 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable These Domino Tricks Will Knock You Down With Amazement
Dominoes is a complex game involving foresight, planning and strategy — but really, they're for building intricate chain reactions of miniature destructionNobody understands this better than Hev...
10:01 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Roomba 880 Has More Sucking Power, Trouble With Obstacles
The Roomba, the automated robot vacuum, is more than just a great idea — it's an inevitable one. As technology progresses, it just makes too much sense to relegate simple, menial tasks to automa...
09:54 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Jacket's Sleeves Vibrate to Point Wearer in Right Direction
Socially driven wearable-technology company Wearable Experiments created the Navigate jacket, which uses haptic feedback and LED lighting to provide directions for the wearer.The jacket comes with an ...
09:26 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Toyota FV2 Concept Car Will Read Your Emotions
Toyota's vision for the transportation of the future includes a car that can read your emotions and facial expressions, forging a bond between man and machineLeading up to the Tokyo Motor Show, an ann...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable New Scorpion Species Discovered in Turkey
A secretive new species of small wood-scorpion has been discovered in southwestern Turkey, researchers report.The creatures may have fearsome-looking tails and pinchers, but they measure just a few ce...
08:39 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable iPad Mini Retina Now Available in Apple Stores
After a short period of downtime, the Apple Store is back with the gadget we were promised for November: the iPad mini with Retina display.The pricing is no surprise, starting at $399 for 16GB of stor...
08:28 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable NikePlus Fuelband SE Is a Fitness Tracker That Gets Involved
With so many wristband fitness trackers on the market and new versions rolling out at what seems like a weekly rate, it's hard to keep track of which does whatNike has been a leader in the space with ...
08:05 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Sweden Uses New Rating System to Screen for Sexist Films
The Shawshank Redemption. Good Will Hunting. 12 Angry Men. Of these three critically acclaimed films, not one of them would receive an ‘A’ rating based on a review system being implemented...
07:47 am +08 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Internet Steps Up to Honor Veteran Without Family at Funeral
British World War II veteran Harold Jellicoe “Coe” Percival died last month at the age of 99. According to his obituary, he had no close friends or family to attend his funeral servicesTha...
07:36 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 'Man of Steel 2' Director Teases Fights Between Batman and Superman
Batman and Superman will come to blows in Man of Steel 2, which will be set in Detroit and is slated to be released in summer 2015.Man of Steel director Zack Snyder let loose with the detail at a...
07:08 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Apple's Jony Ive Talks Design Innovation in Rare Video
Most Apple fans have become familiar with the company’s design chief, Jony Ive, through its promotional videos showing off the latest iPhone or iPad. But in a recently posted video presentation ...
06:23 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Inside the Most High-Tech Cab in New York: Car Force One
Sometimes you think you’ve seen everything in tech. Other times, everything in tech gets packed into a car for the ultimate in luxury. If you ever wanted to play on a PlayStation 4, watch cable ...
06:03 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 7,000 Strangers Sign Up to Make One Kid's Batman Wish Come True
In the annals of the Make-a-Wish Foundation, there's never been anything as big as thisA five-year-old boy named Miles, who lives in northern California, has leukemia. He loves superheroes, and his fo...
06:00 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 5 Minimalist Takes on Classic Films
A movie poster isn't truly minimalist unless it takes you a minute to realize what the lines and shapes representArtist Michal Krasnopolski's simple takes on classic films (old school and modern mains...
05:34 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Twitter Trolls Harass 'New York Times' Reporter in Mistaken Identity Case
If you search for "Jonathan Martin" on Twitter, the top two handles that come up are @jmartNYT and @J_Martin71. The former, which is the query's first result, is a political correspondent for the New ...
05:30 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable GOCE Satellite Burned Up Over Falkland Islands
After the European Space Agency lost radio communications with its Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) satellite late on Sunday, the outcome was clear — the gravity ...
05:06 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Chrome Beta Update Helps You Track Down Hidden Auto-Play Webpages
Google just announced a solution for those annoying auto-play audio webpages that are hidden among your web-browser tabsThe updated Chrome Beta release will now display a speaker icon on the tab of a ...
05:01 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Artist Beautifully Depicts the Stop-Motion Circle of Life
Artist Emma Allen is known for her makeup and body-painting work, serving major clients the likes of Google, MTV and the Saatchi Gallery.See also: The Magic Behind Stop-Motion Animation RevealedHoweve...
04:25 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Red Cross Apologizes for Tweeting False Typhoon Haiyan Image
The American Red Cross has patched up a mistake it made Monday.The organization used Twitter to share an image comparing the size of Typhoon Haiyan, a storm that killed an estimated 10,000 people in t...
04:02 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable High School Football Trick Play Sparks Sportsmanship Debate
On video, it's a trick sports play for the ages. During the middle of a high school football game, one team's quarterback takes a snap only to turn and trot casually toward the sideline. "Wrong ball!"...
03:23 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Drummer Without Forearms Rocks Foo Fighters Cover
Cornel Hrisca-Munn is a wickedly talented drummer. So as you listen to his cover of The Foo Fighters' "Everlong," it's hard to believe that the young musician is attacking the drums without the lower ...
03:05 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Report: Chips for Apple's iPad, iPhone to be Made in New York
A GlobalFoundries plant in upstate New York will begin making chips for Apple's iPad and iPhone, according to a report.A group from Samsung, which currently makes logic microprocessors for the iPad an...
03:05 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Sweden Uses New Rating System to Screen for Sexist Films
The Shawshank Redemption. Good Will Hunting. 12 Angry Men. Of these three critically acclaimed films, not one of them would receive an ‘A’ rating based on a review system being implemented...
03:04 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 25 Patriotic Moments From NYC's Veteran's Day Parade
Men and women of the United States armed services were honored Monday in New York City's annual Veteran's Day paradeAlmost 20,000 people from more than 200 organizations, according to the New York Dai...
03:03 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 25 Songs to Thrash to on National Metal Day
While there's a time and place for moving ballads and soothing soft rock, sometimes you just need to thrash like a maniac to blister-inducing guitar shreddingToday is that day.In honor of National Met...
02:45 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable The Internet's 10 Favorite Cats
It takes a special mix of cuteness and luck to stand out among a crowd of aspiring celebrity cats online. But when you look at the numbers, one feline reigns supreme.The official king of Internet cats...
02:36 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 'Man of Steel 2' Director Teases Fights Between Batman and Superman
Batman and Superman will come to blows in Man of Steel 2, which will be set in Detroit and is slated to be released in summer 2015.Man of Steel director Zack Snyder let loose with the detail at a...
02:12 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Spotify and Bravo Partner on Playlists for 'Real Housewives'
Spotify has released the first round of playlists for several Bravo shows that will premiere in November, including The Real Housewives of Atlanta, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Vanderpum...
02:08 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Apple's Jony Ive Talks Design Innovation in Rare Video
Most Apple fans have become familiar with the company’s design chief, Jony Ive, through its promotional videos showing off the latest iPhone or iPad. But in a recently posted video presentation ...
01:58 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Video Reveals How SkyDrive Works With Xbox One
Microsoft showed off some of the voice-activated features included with the new Xbox One last week. Now, a new video offers a demonstration of SkyDrive, Microsoft’s online storage service, and i...
01:48 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable The 15-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Is a Powerful Beast of a Machine
Back in 2012, Apple launched its first 15-inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display and we called it "the laptop from the future." Now packed with better specs, better battery life and a lower price, is th...
01:27 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus Smokes 'Joint' During Odd MTV EMA Appearance
By taking a puff from what looked like a joint on stage at the Europe Music Awards, Miley Cyrus made her twerking debacle at the VMAs sound so very three months ago.The 20-year-old lit up when she acc...
01:01 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Will Reporters Be Banned From the Sochi Olympics for Using Vine and Instagram?
Journalists covering this winter's Sochi Olympics could be banned from the Games for using social media such as Instagram and Vine to share videos from the competition. Or, at least, comments from a R...
12:49 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable 5 Job Interview Tips for Veterans
While finding a new job can be difficult for anyone, it can be especially hard on veterans transitioning into the civilian workforce.A new study from the Military Benefit Association revealed that hal...
12:34 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Twitter Trolls Harass 'New York Times' Reporter in Mistaken Identity Case
If you search for "Jonathan Martin" on Twitter, the top two handles that come up are @jmartNYT and @J_Martin71. The former, which is the query's first result, is a political correspondent for the New ...
12:30 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable GOCE Satellite Burned Up Over Falkland Islands
After the European Space Agency lost radio communications with its Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) satellite late on Sunday, the outcome was clear — the gravity ...
12:20 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Man Returns $98K He Found in Desk Purchased on Craigslist
Shopping for a desk on Craigslist, a Rabbi from Connecticut got more than he bargained for — much more.Noah Muroff paid less than $200 for the desk, according to WTNH News. When it wouldn't fit ...
12:20 am GMT - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Man Returns $98,000 He Found in Desk Purchased on Craigslist
Shopping for a desk on Craigslist, a Rabbi from Connecticut got more than he bargained for — much more.Noah Muroff paid less than $200 for the desk, according to WTNH News. When it wouldn't fit ...
12:06 am -05 - Tue, November 12, 2013
Mashable Chrome Beta Update Helps You Track Down Hidden Auto-Play Webpages
Google just announced a solution for those annoying auto-play audio webpages that are hidden among your web-browser tabsThe updated Chrome Beta release will now display a speaker icon on the tab of a ...
11:47 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Internet Steps Up to Honor Veteran Without Family at Funeral
British World War II veteran Harold Jellicoe “Coe” Percival died last month at the age of 99. According to his obituary, he had no close friends or family to attend his funeral servicesTha...
11:39 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable New BlackBerry CEO Scores $88M Compensation Package
Struggling BlackBerry is sparing no expense for new CEO John Chen, bestowing upon him a compensation package currently worth $88 million.Chen, who joined the company last week, will receive a salary o...
11:35 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Google Quick Actions Let Users Act on Emails Without Opening Them
Google is rolling out a new enhancement to Gmail called Quick Actions, letting users act on messages without leaving their inboxes. With Quick Actions, a Gmail user will be able to RSVP for events, vi...
11:27 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable $10 Cellphones Bring Health Care to Developing World
Every year, one million babies die on the day they're born. The team at Medic Mobile, helmed by Josh Nesbit is looking to change that. The non-profit tech company works with community health workers i...
10:51 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus Is a Nude Alien in 'Real and True' Music Video
Miley Cyrus goes all alien on us in rapper Future's space-themed "Real and True" music video, seemingly finding love along the wayAfter Future discovers Miley in an astronaut outfit, he straps her ont...
10:35 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable 26 Songs to Make Your Wishes Come True
Making a wish when the clock strikes 11:11 is a widely practiced notion, and there's no better date to do so than on Nov. 11 — also known as 11/11Your Facebook News Feed and Twitter stream are l...
10:30 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable What if NYC Brokers Ran Bodegas?
New York City brokers are notorious for their over-the-top, ALL CAPS ads. Bodegas, on the other hand, are known for just having stuffLuckily for the Internet, Dan Brill combined both in The Broker Bod...
10:16 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable 'BioShock Infinite' DLC Falls Short of Fans' Great Expectations
BioShock Infinite rocked gamers this year with its compelling, mind-bending story. Now its creators, Irrational Games, will try to capture that magic with shorter downloadable contentWhile BioShock In...
10:06 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Photo Challenge: Show Us an Image of Time
Clocks play an important role in our busy lives — they represent our concept of time and help us stay on schedule. And in the current era of technology, many have gone digital. You might us...
09:59 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable 1-Ton European Satellite Falls to Earth in Fiery Death Dive
A European satellite met its fiery doom in Earth's atmosphere late Sunday, succumbing to the same gravitational pull of the planet that it spent the last four years mapping like never before.The Europ...
09:42 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable John McCain: NSA Director Should 'Resign or Be Fired'
Sen. John McCain said he believes heads should roll at the National Security Agency in response to former defense contractor Edward Snowden's classified information leak.The Arizona senator and former...
08:37 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Google Sets Up Person Finder and Relief Map for Typhoon Haiyan
Google launched several crisis tools for those affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever, which has ravaged towns and villages across central Philippines, leaving a suspected ...
08:08 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Astronauts Return to Earth, Olympic Torch in Tow
Another flight crew returned to Earth from the International Space Station in a tiny Russian Soyuz capsule on Sunday, and this time they brought back a little piece of history.NASA Flight Engineer Kar...
07:51 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable First 3D-Printed Metal Gun Fires 50 Rounds and Counting
Engineering firm Solid Concepts has produced the first 3D-printed metal gun, and is out to prove that it works as well as a gun that comes from a factory.Eric Mutchler, a project coordinator...
07:34 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Amazon Extends Delivery to Sundays and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesA...
07:20 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Man Returns $98,000 He Found in Desk Purchased on Craigslist
Shopping for a desk on Craigslist, a Rabbi from Connecticut got more than he bargained for — much more.Noah Muroff paid less than $200 for the desk, according to WTNH News. When it wouldn't fit ...
07:08 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Flipboard Embraces Ecommerce With Shoppable Magazines
Flipboard is tip-toeing into the ecommerce space with the launch of a new feature on Monday: shoppable catalogs.In March, Flipboard introduced the option for users to create their own magazines full o...
06:48 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Techstars NYC Nabs GetGlue Founder Alex Iskold as Managing Director
GetGlue founder Alex Iskold is joining Techstars NYC as its managing director, where he will oversee daily operations of the accelerator. In September, Iskold stepped down from GetGlue as CEO, where h...
06:39 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable New BlackBerry CEO Scores $88M Compensation Package
Struggling BlackBerry is sparing no expense for new CEO John Chen, bestowing upon him a compensation package currently worth $88 million.Chen, who joined the company last week, will receive a salary o...
06:30 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Amazon to Offer Sunday Delivery Via the U.S. Post Office
Eliminating one more barrier to online purchasing, Amazon will begin offering Sunday delivery in New York and Los Angeles this month via the U.S. Post Office.The program, which starts Nov. 17 in those...
06:27 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable $10 Cellphones Bring Health Care to Developing World
Every year, one million babies die on the day they're born. The team at Medic Mobile, helmed by Josh Nesbit is looking to change that. The non-profit tech company works with community health workers i...
06:14 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable 6 Resources to Build a Stronger Family
Family means more than a group of people connected to one another by birth or legal documents. It involves spending time together, helping each other and making sure everyone is cared for and happyPar...
06:01 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Why Mariah Carey Planned a Facebook Party for 'The Art of Letting Go'
Mariah Carey plays with a lump of lavender clay in New York City on Sunday, one day before she premieres "The Art of Letting Go" during a listening party on Facebook.The five-time Grammy winner is usi...
05:58 pm -08 - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Video Reveals How SkyDrive Works With Xbox One
Microsoft showed off some of the voice-activated features included with the new Xbox One last week. Now, a new video offers a demonstration of SkyDrive, Microsoft’s online storage service, and i...
05:51 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus Is a Nude Alien in 'Real and True' Music Video
Miley Cyrus goes all alien on us in rapper Future's space-themed "Real and True" music video, seemingly finding love along the wayAfter Future discovers Miley in an astronaut outfit, he straps her ont...
05:02 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Meet the Robots Reading Your Resume
It's important to stand out with an impressive resume, but who, or what, should you be trying to impress?Most big companies use applicant tracking system (ATS) software to sift through online resume s...
04:59 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable 1-Ton European Satellite Falls to Earth in Fiery Death Dive
A European satellite met its fiery doom in Earth's atmosphere late Sunday, succumbing to the same gravitational pull of the planet that it spent the last four years mapping like never before.The Europ...
04:55 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Google Doodle Honors Veterans Day
Today's Google Doodle is a bigger-than-usual Google logo, adorned with an image depicting a Veterans Day parade.Introduced on November 11, 1919, Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day, celeb...
03:56 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable 16 Creative Uses of Instagram Video
Now that Instagram Video has reached the ripe old age of four months (about 600 years in Internet time), we're seeing mind-blowing, app-specific content on a daily basis.With just 15 seconds, you'd th...
03:37 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Google Sets Up Person Finder and Relief Map for Typhoon Haiyan
Google launched several crisis tools for those affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever, which has ravaged towns and villages across central Philippines, leaving a suspected ...
02:12 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Sony Shows What's in the PlayStation 4 Box in New Promo Video
Wondering what, exactly, you get when you buy a PlayStation 4? Well, Sony's got you covered with a new promo video for the upcoming gaming consoleIn the video, we see a man with gloves display every p...
01:48 pm -05 - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Techstars NYC Nabs GetGlue Founder Alex Iskold as Managing Director
GetGlue founder Alex Iskold is joining Techstars NYC as its managing director, where he will oversee daily operations of the accelerator. In September, Iskold stepped down from GetGlue as CEO, where h...
12:54 pm GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable HTC Commissions Designer to Create $8,000 Smartphone Speaker
A new pair of 3D-printed speakers for the HTC One gives the phone an old-school vibe: no power or cords needed.The Gramohorn II holds the smartphone in the middle of two horns which increase the volum...
10:27 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Vox Media Acquires Curbed Blog Network
The online media space took another major turn on Sunday evening with the announcement that Vox Media will acquire the Curbed Network, a trio of lifestyle blogs. The deal, worth something in the range...
09:00 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Artificial Blood Experiment is a Transylvanian Triumph in Science
The legend of Dracula has long been synonymous with Transylvania, so it's appropriate that the first-ever successful artificial-blood experiment comes from Cluj-Napoca, a city in the infamous Romanian...
08:15 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable The Military is Struggling to Keep its Most Innovative Soldiers
Sean Maday, fresh out of Michigan State University and already the head of his own profitable t-shirt making company, was excited to be an officer in the U.SAir Force. He'd eaten up the positivity in ...
07:09 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Lady Gaga's Wardrobe Rises to New Heights with Flying Dress 'Volantis'
From her meat dress to her Kermit the Frog get-up, Lady Gaga has delivered quite a range of outfits that pop culture fiends will remember — either out of admiration or serious confusionThe unpre...
06:07 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable These Made Up Words Describe Your Life Better Than You Can
Ben Schott is an inventor, but he doesn't invent new robots, tasty candies or wacky iPhone cases — he invents wordsEnglish has no word for "laughter so intense it causes physical pain," but than...
05:03 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Tiger Chases a Toddler and More
Warning: Dressing up like a tiger might make the fierce felines think you're one of them.In this week's viral video recap, a captive tiger behind glass chases after a giggling child wearing a tiger su...
04:00 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Artificial Blood Experiment is a Transylvanian Triumph in Science
The legend of Dracula has long been synonymous with Transylvania, so it's appropriate that the first-ever successful artificial-blood experiment comes from Cluj-Napoca, a city in the infamous Romanian...
03:57 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable iPad Air Not Involved in Apple iPad Explosion, Vodafone Says
Recent reports said an iPad Air allegedly exploded in a Vodafone store in Canberra, Australia, leading to plenty of speculation about what caused the incident. However, sources told Mashable that the ...
03:34 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable How 'Angry Birds' Was Almost 'Angry Cows'
It's well-known that Angry Birds was — and remains — one of the best mobile games of all timeTemple Run, Dots, and Candy Crush all had their time in the spotlight, but really, who can resi...
03:15 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable The Military Is Struggling to Keep Its Most Innovative Soldiers
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02:58 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable PokeRap 2.0 Lists Every Single Pokemon Ever
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02:13 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable What Tech CEOs Pray For
If anyone is livin' on a prayer, it's CEOs of major tech companies (and probably Bon Jovi). They've all achieved insane levels of success that probably wouldn't have happened without a little help fro...
02:09 am -05 - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Lady Gaga's Wardrobe Rises to New Heights with Flying Dress 'Volantis'
From her meat dress to her Kermit the Frog get-up, Lady Gaga has delivered quite a range of outfits that pop culture fiends will remember — either out of admiration or serious confusionThe unpre...
01:26 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Glow-in-the-Dark Ice Cream Exists — And It's Made Out of Jellyfish
Glow-in-the-dark ice cream exists — but that's not even the weirdest part. Its main ingredient is jellyfish protein, which makes each lick brighter and more luminous.Once the protein extracted f...
12:49 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Apple Reportedly Developing Curved iPhone Screens
Apple is developing iPhones with curved-glass screens and enhanced sensors that detect different levels of pressure, according to a new report.Two models — with screens of 4.7 inches and 5.5 inc...
12:30 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable 20 Ways to Incorporate Sriracha Into Your Meals
Sriracha has been the spicy king of the sauce world for the past few years. It's time to kick it up a notch, and get creative.The distinct condiment can be found on the dinner tables of foodies everyw...
12:03 am GMT - Mon, November 11, 2013
Mashable Facebook Spreads Global 'Humans of' Photography Movement
It's a simple idea: Take a candid portrait of someone on the street, and tell an authentic story about his or her life.The idea first came from the Humans of New York Facebook page, which was cre...
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Mashable Viral Video Recap: Tiger Chases a Toddler and More
Warning: Dressing up like a tiger might make the fierce felines think you're one of them.In this week's viral video recap, a captive tiger behind glass chases after a giggling child wearing a tiger su...
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Mashable 19 Wonderfully Silly Items Stocked at Hooper's Store on 'Sesame Street'
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11:03 pm GMT - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable 9 Ways to Help Victims of Typhoon Haiyan
Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the Philippines on Friday, causing a 20-foot rise in sea waters and packing winds of up to 147 miles per hour. Authorities are calling it one the country's worst natural ...
10:57 pm -05 - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable iPad Air Not Involved in Apple iPad Explosion, Vodafone Says
Recent reports said an iPad Air allegedly exploded in a Vodafone store in Canberra, Australia, leading to plenty of speculation about what caused the incident. However, sources told Mashable that the ...
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Mashable How 'Angry Birds' Was Almost 'Angry Cows'
It's well-known that Angry Birds was — and remains — one of the best mobile games of all timeTemple Run, Dots, and Candy Crush all had their time in the spotlight, but really, who can resi...
10:32 pm GMT - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable Why You Should Remove Half the Stuff on Your Resume Right Now
There's tons of advice out there about how exactly to answer interview questions, what to wear to that interview and how to follow-up afterwards, but what if you're having trouble even getting your fo...
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Mashable What Tech CEOs Pray For
If anyone is livin' on a prayer, it's CEOs of major tech companies (and probably Bon Jovi). They've all achieved insane levels of success that probably wouldn't have happened without a little help fro...
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Mashable 20 Ways to Incorporate Sriracha Into Your Meals
Sriracha has been the spicy king of the sauce world for the past few years. It's time to kick it up a notch, and get creative.The distinct condiment can be found on the dinner tables of foodies everyw...
07:18 pm GMT - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
Tech's basic purpose is to make our lives better, whether it's by helping us with on-the-go directions or growing new organs for patients. In addition to new smartphones, tablets, laptops, there are ...
07:03 pm -05 - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable Facebook Spreads Global 'Humans of' Photography Movement
It's a simple idea: Take a candid portrait of someone on the street, and tell an authentic story about his or her life.The idea first came from the Humans of New York Facebook page, which was cre...
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Mashable The Beginner's Guide to SoundCloud
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06:03 pm -05 - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable 9 Ways to Help Victims of Typhoon Haiyan
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03:33 pm GMT - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable 15 Gorgeous Double-Exposed Instagram Photos
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03:03 pm GMT - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable Introducing the Invisible Photographer Whose Photos Are Everywhere
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Mashable The Beginner's Guide to SoundCloud
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10:03 am -05 - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable Introducing the Invisible Photographer Whose Photos Are Everywhere
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Mashable Google Glass Prescription Lenses Coming in January
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Mashable 'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Special Trailer Debuts Online
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Mashable Google Glass Prescription Lenses Coming in January
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Mashable The Philippines' Typhoon Haiyan: Reliable Sources to Follow
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03:58 am GMT - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable 10 Best Onesies for Grown-Ups
Have you embraced the wonder that is the "onesie"? Here at Mashable, we say don't fight it — there's no shame in snuggling up in a onesie in the comfort and privacy of your own homeWhether you p...
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Mashable Top 25 Digital Media Resources This Week
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Mashable Which Airlines Let You Use Electronic Devices During Takeoff and Landing?
The Federal Aviation Administration announced late last month that it would allow airlines passengers to use personal electronic devices, such as tablets and smartphones, during all flight phases, inc...
03:03 am GMT - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable Interactive Map Reveals Obama Donors That Became Ambassadors
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03:03 am GMT - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable Interactive Map Reveals Obama Donors Who Became Ambassadors
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Mashable Which Airlines Allow the Use of Electronic Devices During Flights?
The Federal Aviation Administration announced late last month that it would allow airlines passengers to use personal electronic devices, such as tablets and smartphones, during all flight phases. Pho...
02:28 am GMT - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable Which Airlines Let You Use Electronic Devices During Takeoff and Landing?
The Federal Aviation Administration announced late last month that it would allow airlines passengers to use personal electronic devices, such as tablets and smartphones, during all flight phases, inc...
02:00 am GMT - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable 13 Super Awkward Couple Gifts on Etsy
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01:57 am +01 - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable Internet Chat Rooms Take Center Stage in 'Two Boys' Opera
Midway through the first act of the Metropolitan Opera's Two Boys, there's a scene in which detective Anne Strawson laments the "ghosts in the machine," the inhabitants of the chat room world she's be...
01:35 am GMT - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable AT&T to Bundle Lookout Security App on All Android Devices
Aiming to boost the security of its Android line of mobile products, AT&T has announced a new deal with software security firm Lookout. The arrangement will allow AT&T to bundle Lookout’...
12:57 am GMT - Sun, November 10, 2013
Mashable Internet Chat Rooms Take Center Stage in 'Two Boys' Opera
Midway through the first act of the Metropolitan Opera's Two Boys, there's a scene in which detective Anne Strawson laments the "ghosts in the machine," the inhabitants of the chat room world she's be...
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Mashable Enchanting Colorized Photos Breathe New Life Into History
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Mashable 'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Special Trailer Debuts Online
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Mashable 8 Apps to Make You a Better Reader
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11:34 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Prescription Lenses Coming in January
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Mashable Will Your Urine Power Future Robots?
There's a new use for artificial hearts, and it involves a more taboo bodily fluid than blood.A device that mimics the squeezing action of the human heart has been used to pump urine into a microbial ...
11:07 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable The Philippines' Typhoon Haiyan: Reliable Sources to Follow
Projected as one of the strongest typhoons on record, Typhoon Haiyan tore through the central islands of the Philippines on Friday, causing destruction and an estimated death toll of more than 1,...
11:00 pm GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Wibbitz Turns Articles into Easy-to-Digest Video Summaries
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Mashable 10 Best Onesies for Grown-Ups
Have you embraced the wonder that is the "onesie"? Here at Mashable, we say don't fight it — there's no shame in snuggling up in a onesie in the comfort and privacy of your own homeWhether you p...
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Mashable iPad Air Explodes in an Australian Phone Store
An iPad Air has exploded at one Australian phone store. As a result, the local fire department was called and the scene had to be evacuated, according to Mail Online.The incident occurred in an Vodafo...
10:03 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Interactive Map Reveals Obama Donors Who Became Ambassadors
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Mashable Ashton Kutcher on Digital Innovation, Risks and Big Rewards
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09:35 pm GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable How to Explore Multiple Passions in One Job
You like to paint and do public relations and plan awesome parties, too. But if you think it’s impossible to combine all your passions into one career, think again. There are many strategies you...
09:28 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Which Airlines Let You Use Electronic Devices During Takeoff and Landing?
The Federal Aviation Administration announced late last month that it would allow airlines passengers to use personal electronic devices, such as tablets and smartphones, during all flight phases, inc...
09:03 pm GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable 10 Perfect Pairs of Slippers for Geeky Feet
This time of year we're all about getting as cozy as possible. In case you were worried, there's very cozy footware out there that let's you show of your inner geekUniting comfort and geek-chic, we've...
09:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable 13 Super Awkward Couple Gifts on Etsy
His and her gifts typically have the understood theme of romance with a corny twist.Traditionalists simply print "his" and "her" on practical paired items, but some go for a more personal, often geeky...
08:35 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable AT&T to Bundle Lookout Security App on All Android Devices
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07:57 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Internet Chat Rooms Take Center Stage in 'Two Boys' Opera
Midway through the first act of the Metropolitan Opera's Two Boys, there's a scene in which detective Anne Strawson laments the "ghosts in the machine," the inhabitants of the chat room world she's be...
07:30 pm +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable 'Hunger Games' Theme Park a Possibility, Studio CEO Says
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07:30 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Enchanting Colorized Photos Breathe New Life Into History
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Mashable 8 Apps to Make You a Better Reader
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06:29 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Will Your Urine Power Future Robots?
There's a new use for artificial hearts, and it involves a more taboo bodily fluid than blood.A device that mimics the squeezing action of the human heart has been used to pump urine into a microbial ...
06:00 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Wibbitz Turns Articles into Easy-to-Digest Video Summaries
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05:30 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable iPad Air Explodes in an Australian Phone Store
An iPad Air has exploded at one Australian phone store. As a result, the local fire department was called and the scene had to be evacuated, according to Mail Online.The incident occurred in an Vodafo...
05:04 pm GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable 7 Creative Uses of Instagram Overlays and Stickers
Instagram isn't just for selfies and nostalgic Thursdays — it's a new way to tell stories and post updates in picture form.Users have a lot of freedom to experiment with what they can post and h...
04:58 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Ashton Kutcher on Digital Innovation, Risks and Big Rewards
Ashton Kutcher is the new face of Lenovo, helping the world's top PC maker market and even reportedly design its new line of tabletsA far cry from the onscreen dimwit he portrayed early in his career,...
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Mashable How to Explore Multiple Passions in One Job
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04:30 pm +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable How Does iPad Air Hold Up Against 5-Foot Drop? Not Well
"Takes a licking and keeps on ticking" does not seem to be a slogan suited to Apple's new iPad Air — at least based on some recent tests performed on the new lightweight tablet.A video shows the...
04:03 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable 10 Perfect Pairs of Slippers for Geeky Feet
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03:30 pm +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable How 10 Internet Companies Fared on Their First Days of Trading
On the company's first day on the New York Stock Exchange, Twitter closed at $44.90 per share, up almost 73% from its opening price of $26 per shareThe day's gains may sound impressive, but it hardly ...
02:32 pm +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Rapper Drops Mic, Letter 'E'
Here's a little bit of trivia for you: The most commonly used letter in the English language is "e." It's hard to say or write much without it. This very short paragraph, for example, uses it no less ...
02:30 pm +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Ads Will Use Your Twitter Profile to Find Out If You're an Introvert
Trying to derive a person’s wants and needs — conscious or otherwise — from online browsing and buying habits has become crucial to companies of all kinds.Now IBM is taking the idea ...
02:13 pm GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Grenoble Is the Powerful Tech Hub You Never Heard Of
On arrival in France at Lyon’s Saint Exupéry Airport, you wouldn't picture the Alps city of Grenoble as a major French tech hub or a challenger to Paris.The taxi driver tells me the city is...
12:04 pm -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable 7 Creative Uses of Instagram Overlays and Stickers
Instagram isn't just for selfies and nostalgic Thursdays — it's a new way to tell stories and post updates in picture form.Users have a lot of freedom to experiment with what they can post and h...
11:30 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable 'Hunger Games' Theme Park a Possibility, Studio CEO Says
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Mashable Velodyne vQuiet Headphones: Good Noise Reduction, Unimpressive Sound
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10:26 am +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Storm Trackers Plot Super Typhoon Haiyan's Next Steps
Super Typhoon Haiyan roared through the Philippines with sustained winds up to 195 miles per hour, making it a candidate for the strongest storm ever observedHaiyan is now making its way toward Vietna...
09:41 am +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Instagram Account Used to Intimidate Violent Crime Witnesses
An anonymous Instagram user operated an account aimed at exposing and intimidating violent crime witnesses in Philadelphia, Penn., before it was removed from the site Thursday nightThe "rats215" accou...
09:30 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Porta-Pi Cabinet Lets You Take the Classic Arcade Anywhere
Arcade fans can attest that a game feels much more exciting when playing with a joystick and colorful buttons. But dragging a classic, standing arcade game system into your home is no easy feat consid...
09:28 am +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman Takes on Critics in Freewheeling Reddit AMA
Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman dismissed critics, traded profanity and highlighted one of his favorite Yelp reviews — for the well-endowed Bicycle Shorts Man of Atlanta — in a freewheeling Red...
09:18 am +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable What Does Your Favorite TV Show Say About You?
Television (and Netflix, by extension) is the greatest invention of our time. What would we do with our lives if we couldn't spend it watching other people's more interesting and scripted lives? The g...
09:13 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Grenoble Is the Powerful Tech Hub You Never Heard Of
On arrival in France at Lyon’s Saint Exupéry Airport, you wouldn't picture the Alps city of Grenoble as a major French tech hub or a challenger to Paris.The taxi driver tells me the city is...
08:50 am +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Shows Off Xbox One's Entertainment Features
Microsoft's Xbox One will dominate your living room entertainment by accessing your cable, on-demand video apps and other media, the company teased Friday.The above new video shows a demonstration of ...
08:30 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable How Does iPad Air Hold Up Against 5-Foot Drop? Not Well
"Takes a licking and keeps on ticking" does not seem to be a slogan suited to Apple's new iPad Air — at least based on some recent tests performed on the new lightweight tablet.A video shows the...
08:23 am +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Virgin Galactic's First Commercial Spaceflight to Air on 'Today' Show
Sir Richard Branson is set to travel to outer space in 2014 on Virgin Galactic's first commercial spaceflight, and all of us on Earth will get to watch the adventureNBC revealed it will televise the h...
08:00 am +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Singtrix: The Karaoke Machine That Makes You Sound Like a Rock God
"Bohemian Rhapsody," the anthemic Queen song that few, if any, rational people would attempt singing — that’s what I chose to belt out. My booming voice carried out of the conference room ...
07:30 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable How 10 Internet Companies Fared on Their First Days of Trading
On the company's first day on the New York Stock Exchange, Twitter closed at $44.90 per share, up almost 73% from its opening price of $26 per shareThe day's gains may sound impressive, but it hardly ...
07:07 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Did YouTube Just Kill Its Comments — or Save Them?
Comments on YouTube, filled as they were with more than their fair share of offense and inanity, were hardly the most beloved part of the Internet. So we cheered a few weeks back when the Google-owned...
06:44 am +08 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Facebook Tackling Technical Difficulties With Profile Pages
Update: Nov. 8, 1:00 p.m. ET — Facebook has resolved this issue. A spokesperson released the following statement:"Earlier today, we experienced an issue that prevented some people from loading T...
06:32 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Rapper Drops Mic, Letter 'E'
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06:30 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
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Mashable 'Hunger Games' Theme Park a Possibility, Studio CEO Says
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06:15 am +07 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable $1.3 Million in Bitcoin Stolen in Major Online Robbery
Cybercriminals have stolen $1.3 million dollars' worth of Bitcoin from inputs.io, a company that let users store the digital currency in online wallets, the site's founder claimed in a message on the ...
05:35 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Must Reads: Taking Down the Mafia, Ugly Smartwatches 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 ...
05:30 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Velodyne vQuiet Headphones: Good Noise Reduction, Unimpressive Sound
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05:20 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Nine Inch Nails Rocks Out on Network TV for First Time Ever
In its 25-year career, Nine Inch Nails has recorded nine studio albums, earned a spot on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Artists list and taken home two Grammy awardsBut until now, the group had never pe...
04:51 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable The New Website That Makes the Case for Iran's Nuclear Energy Program
While Western and Iranian diplomats are meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, to reach a deal about the Iran's controversial nuclear program, an English language website launched on Friday supporting the pr...
04:30 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Porta-Pi Cabinet Lets You Take the Classic Arcade Anywhere
Arcade fans can attest that a game feels much more exciting when playing with a joystick and colorful buttons. But dragging a classic, standing arcade game system into your home is no easy feat consid...
04:27 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Beyonce Grabs Fan's iPhone During Concert to FaceTime
If you're planning on going to a Beyonce concert, prepare for her to get in your face — or at least your FaceTimeThe singer spotted an audience member FaceTiming with someone during her show. Be...
03:57 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Twitter Solicits User Feedback With Android Alpha Test Group
Twitter is recruiting Android users to provide feedback for the app's evolving mobile updates, according to a post on the company's Help Center.Twitter, which started a beta testing program in August ...
03:49 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Aziz Ansari Explains Why Texting Ruined Dating
Dating in the 21st century is akin to getting stabbed in the eye with a fork. Nails on a chalkboard, a rusty cheese-grater on your face, ten thousand spoons when all you need is a knife (hat tip, Alan...
03:30 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable How Does iPad Air Hold Up Against 5-Foot Drop? Not Well
"Takes a licking and keeps on ticking" does not seem to be a slogan suited to Apple's new iPad Air — at least based on some recent tests performed on the new lightweight tablet.A video shows the...
02:50 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Vine Challenge: Play With Legos
Grab some Lego bricks and get ready for this week's Mashable Vine Challenge. Play out a short scene using the Lego figures, transform Optimus Prime into a truck or use Vine's Time Travel feature to re...
02:30 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable How 10 Internet Companies Fared on Their First Days of Trading
On the company's first day on the New York Stock Exchange, Twitter closed at $44.90 per share, up almost 73% from its opening price of $26 per shareThe day's gains may sound impressive, but it hardly ...
02:26 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Storm Trackers Plot Super Typhoon Haiyan's Next Steps
Super Typhoon Haiyan roared through the Philippines with sustained winds up to 195 miles per hour, making it a candidate for the strongest storm ever observedHaiyan is now making its way toward Vietna...
02:07 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Did YouTube Just Kill Its Comments — or Save Them?
Comments on YouTube, filled as they were with more than their fair share of offense and inanity, were hardly the most beloved part of the Internet. So we cheered a few weeks back when the Google-owned...
01:41 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Instagram Account Used to Intimidate Violent Crime Witnesses
An anonymous Instagram user operated an account aimed at exposing and intimidating violent crime witnesses in Philadelphia, Penn., before it was removed from the site Thursday nightThe "rats215" accou...
01:33 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Time-Lapse Shows Incredible Transformation of Homeless Man's Life
Sometimes, what's on the outside can countIn the decades since returning home from service, U.S. Army veteran Jim Wolf has faced poverty, homelessness and alcoholism. But with a bit of physical transf...
01:33 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Time-Lapse Shows Incredible Transformation of Homeless Veteran's Life
Sometimes, what's on the outside can countIn the decades since returning home from service, U.S. Army veteran Jim Wolf has faced poverty, homelessness and alcoholism. But with a bit of physical transf...
01:32 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Rapper Drops Mic, Letter 'E'
Here's a little bit of trivia for you: The most commonly used letter in the English language is "e." It's hard to say or write much without it. This very short paragraph, for example, uses it no less ...
01:28 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman Takes on Critics in Freewheeling Reddit AMA
Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman dismissed critics, traded profanity and highlighted one of his favorite Yelp reviews — for the well-endowed Bicycle Shorts Man of Atlanta — in a freewheeling Red...
01:18 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable What Does Your Favorite TV Show Say About You?
Television (and Netflix, by extension) is the greatest invention of our time. What would we do with our lives if we couldn't spend it watching other people's more interesting and scripted lives? The g...
12:50 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Shows Off Xbox One's Entertainment Features
Microsoft's Xbox One will dominate your living room entertainment by accessing your cable, on-demand video apps and other media, the company teased Friday.The above new video shows a demonstration of ...
12:23 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Virgin Galactic's First Commercial Spaceflight to Air on 'Today' Show
Sir Richard Branson is set to travel to outer space in 2014 on Virgin Galactic's first commercial spaceflight, and all of us on Earth will get to watch the adventureNBC revealed it will televise the h...
12:20 am -05 - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Nine Inch Nails Rocks Out on Network TV for First Time Ever
In its 25-year career, Nine Inch Nails has recorded nine studio albums, earned a spot on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Artists list and taken home two Grammy awardsBut until now, the group had never pe...
12:00 am GMT - Sat, November 9, 2013
Mashable Singtrix: The Karaoke Machine That Makes You Sound Like a Rock God
"Bohemian Rhapsody," the anthemic Queen song that few, if any, rational people would attempt singing — that’s what I chose to belt out. My booming voice carried out of the conference room ...
11:51 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable The New Website That Makes the Case for Iran's Nuclear Energy Program
While Western and Iranian diplomats are meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, to reach a deal about the Iran's controversial nuclear program, an English language website launched on Friday supporting the pr...
11:46 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable How Banana Republic Cleverly Crashed Twitter's IPO Party
Twitter's IPO was huge news on Twitter, but it wasn't seen as much of a marketing opportunity for most.One notable exception was Banana Republic. The Gap-owned retail chain ran a promotion on Thursday...
11:27 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Beyonce Grabs Fan's iPhone During Concert to FaceTime
If you're planning on going to a Beyonce concert, prepare for her to get in your face — or at least your FaceTimeThe singer spotted an audience member FaceTiming with someone during her show. Be...
11:15 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable $1.3 Million in Bitcoin Stolen in Major Online Robbery
Cybercriminals have stolen $1.3 million dollars' worth of Bitcoin from inputs.io, a company that let users store the digital currency in online wallets, the site's founder claimed in a message on the ...
10:44 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Facebook Tackling Technical Difficulties With Profile Pages
Facebook is experiencing technical issues, leaving users unable to load content from their profiles and PagesUsers started complaining over Twitter about the apparent issues, and numerous Mashable emp...
10:34 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable After Super Typhoon Haiyan, Filipinos Log Online for Aid
Super Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda, is possibly the world’s biggest storm ever, and it landed in the Philippines this morning. TV broadcasts are full of advice and warnings, but the ...
10:32 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Now Google Glass Knows Where You Live
Google Glass continues to expand its head-mounted toolbox: The wearable computer now has stronger ties to both Google Calendar and Maps, letting you navigate to your home or workplace with just a few ...
10:23 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Stars of Tech World Lend Their Force to George Lucas
George Lucas, one of the most private of Bay Area residents, is not exactly a fixture on the Silicon Valley party circuit. Most top tech CEOs know him by reputation onlyBut now the Star Wars filmmaker...
10:08 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Twitter Stock Drops 5% as IPO Day Hype Fades
The honeymoon period may be over.Twitter's stock dropped to as low as $42.32 a share in early trading Friday, a decline of 5% from the closing price of $44.90 on its first day of trading. The stock is...
09:27 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Report: Snowden Used NSA Employees' Passwords to Leak Secrets
Former NSA defense contractor Edward Snowden gained access to classified material by convincing some former colleagues to share their passwords with him, according to a Reuters exclusive report publis...
08:51 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Ask a Dev: Do Leaner Designs Help Web Apps Load Faster?
Web applications need to look great and perform well, but how do web developers strike a balance between form and function?For the latest installment in our Ask a Dev series, web developer George Hend...
08:35 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Like What You See? Kate Spade Video Ad Designed for Instant Shopping
Fashion brand Kate Spade is getting around the old dilemma of creating click-through merchandising opportunities on online video in a new way: a carousel of clickable goods runs underneath the video.T...
08:04 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable MacBook Pro or MacBook Air? The Choice Is Clear as Retina
Is the laptop dead? Every month, some new study hammers home the point that people are spending more and more time with smartphones and tablets. All the while, those big, blocky laptops on our desks e...
07:45 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Twitter Stock Soars on Day 1 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....
07:31 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable 50Plus Events in Social Media, Design and More
The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find the leading conferences in your industry — whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week we're highlighting five e...
07:00 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Singtrix: The Karaoke Machine That Makes You Sound Like a Rock God
"Bohemian Rhapsody," the anthemic Queen song that few, if any, rational people would attempt singing — that’s what I chose to belt out. My booming voice carried out of the conference room ...
06:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable 15 Things 'New Girl' Can Teach You About Dating Your Roommate
On Fox's New Girl, Jess and Nick have finally taken things to the next levelThey also still live together, with two other roommates on top of that — not the ideal situation for a budding relatio...
06:15 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable $1.3 Million in Bitcoin Stolen in Major Online Robbery
Cybercriminals have stolen $1.3 million dollars' worth of Bitcoin from inputs.io, a company that let users store the digital currency in online wallets, the site's founder claimed in a message on the ...
06:04 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable 10 Excellent Apple iPad Air Accessories
Are you proudly rocking a new Apple iPad Air? Then chances are you'll be on the look-out for some sassy accessories to compliment your swanky new tabletFrom specialist stands to cunning car mounts, we...
05:44 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Facebook Tackling Technical Difficulties With Profile Pages
Update: Nov. 8, 1:00 p.m. ET — Facebook has resolved this issue. A spokesperson released the following statement:"Earlier today, we experienced an issue that prevented some people from loading T...
05:32 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Now Google Glass Knows Where You Live
Google Glass continues to expand its head-mounted toolbox: The wearable computer now has stronger ties to both Google Calendar and Maps, letting you navigate to your home or workplace with just a few ...
05:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable 15 Happy Meal Toys That Made Your McChildhood
The fries were delicious. The bubbles on the drink lid were fun to push down. But in the end, McDonald's Happy Meals were all about the toys.Most weeks, the toys were kind of disappointing — not...
05:04 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable How to Spot a Twitter Spambot
Twitter has spam issue. The social network's "follow anyone" model allows a steady influx of spammers to reach out to many people in a short amount of time, hoping at least one of them will click on a...
04:41 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable BaneDad Returns to Vine With More Terrible Parenting
If BaneDad taught us anything, it's to not trust him with a Vine account.The anti-BatDad has returned with a series of six-second videos, and we're not even sure if he's a real father anymore. While B...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable 15 Talents of Tom Hiddleston Beyond Making You Swoon
Tom Hiddleston, otherwise known as Loki from Thor 2, is having a pretty good run lately.Besides starring as the most attractive villain in recent memory, Hiddleston is an unofficial king of Tumblr, wh...
03:03 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable 32 Responsive Email Templates for Your Small Business
Mobile and tablet email opens hit 50% this year, illustrating the need for businesses to design email campaigns for the growing mobile marketDesigning for mobile is as important for your emails as it ...
02:35 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Dodge Durango Sales Skyrocket Thanks to Ron Burgundy Ads
Ron Burgundy, the classy and fictional news anchor played by Will Ferrell, is seriously helping the sales of Dodge Durangos.Since the ads first began playing, Durango sales have increased by 59%, and ...
02:31 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable 50Plus Events in Social Media, Design and More
The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find the leading conferences in your industry — whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week we're highlighting five e...
02:15 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Interactive Google Doodle Lets You Take a Rorschach Test
Today's Google Doodle honors the birthday of Hermann Rorschach, Swiss psychoanalyst famous for developing the Rorschach inkblot testThe test is simple: individuals are shown ten inkblots, and are aske...
01:28 pm GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Video of People Posing For Photos Will Leave You Cringing
The act of posing for a photo is a generally awkward endeavor. Not until you see yourself tagged on Instagram do you learn whether all the crouching and smiling worked out in a visually pleasing waySo...
01:04 pm -05 - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable 10 Excellent Apple iPad Air Accessories
Are you proudly rocking a new Apple iPad Air? Then chances are you'll be on the look-out for some sassy accessories to compliment your swanky new tabletFrom specialist stands to cunning car mounts, we...
09:56 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable This Device Turns Smartphone Alerts Into Smells
Your choice of phone alert noise may say something about your personality. But what does it say if you give your notifications specific smells?Scentee, a white, round device that plugs into your phone...
09:30 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Street Soccer Juggler Shocks and Awes
Is that Lionel Messi? Neymar? Cristiano Ronaldo? No, it's just a random guy on a random street. But his soccer skills entertain nearly as well as anything you're likely to see from the game's biggest ...
09:00 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable This Radioactive Element Could Power the Planet
If your car was powered by thorium, you would never need to refuel it. The vehicle would burn out long before the chemical did. The thorium would last so long, in fact, it would probably outlive you.T...
08:30 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable The Technology Hidden Inside Every Tweet
Consider the tweet. It’s short — 140 characters and done — but hardly simple. If you open one up and look inside, you’ll see a remarkable clockwork, with 31 publicly documented...
08:28 am -05 - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Video of People Posing For Photos Will Leave You Cringing
The act of posing for a photo is a generally awkward endeavor. Not until you see yourself tagged on Instagram do you learn whether all the crouching and smiling worked out in a visually pleasing waySo...
08:00 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Apple Stores Will Soon Offer iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C Screen Repairs
Apple is preparing to offer iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C screen repairs, along with a number of further handset repairs, in Apple Retail Stores.The news means that Apple will be able to replace aspects of ...
07:22 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Twitter IPO: Guess Who Just Got Rich
It may not be the first of the month, but a handful of Twitter execs and investors just got paid. A lotTwitter ($TWTR) shares finally hit the open market Thursday, far outperforming the company's targ...
07:03 am -08 - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable 32 Responsive Email Templates for Your Small Business
Mobile and tablet email opens hit 50% this year, illustrating the need for businesses to design email campaigns for the growing mobile marketDesigning for mobile is as important for your emails as it ...
06:51 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable MLB Star Replaces Twitter Pic After Endorsement Gaffe
MLB superstar Bryce Harper posted the photo below to his Twitter account on Thursday. It's an inspiring little piece of social media content for fans as Harper rehabs from knee surgeryRiding the bike ...
06:38 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Should You Buy a Next-Gen Console at Launch?
We've been waiting months for the next generation Xbox One and PlayStation 4 since their announcement. Now they are both days away from release, and there's big business on getting people to preorder,...
06:19 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable ThirdLove App Uses Your iPhone Photos to Create a Custom Bra
For some women, online shopping does not compare to the real-life experience of visiting a store — mostly because it contains the risk of ordering something that might not fit. Heidi Zak and Dav...
06:19 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable ThirdLove App Uses Your iPhone Photos to Craft a Custom Bra
For some women, online shopping does not compare to the real-life experience of visiting a store — mostly because it contains the risk of ordering something that might not fit. Heidi Zak and Dav...
05:55 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable 17 Original Vine Videos Made Using Only Paper
This week, we encouraged you to get crafty with paper to make your six-second #PaperMash video. The challenge was guest-hosted by Matt Willis, better known as yelldesign on VineWe saw many original st...
05:30 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable No, the Twitter IPO Is Not a Sign of a Tech Bubble
Twitter’s stunning IPO success has sparked suggestions that we are in the middle of another tech bubble. With scant few significant tech IPO’s over the last 12 months, there’s no evi...
05:15 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Hulu's 'Mother Up!' Struggles to Be the Next 'Family Guy'
If The Awesomes is Hulu's promising stroll into original programming, Mother Up! is its first major stumble. The new animated comedy stars Eva Longoria as a high-powered music executive who moves to t...
04:30 am -05 - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Street Soccer Juggler Shocks and Awes
Is that Lionel Messi? Neymar? Cristiano Ronaldo? No, it's just a random guy on a random street. But his soccer skills entertain nearly as well as anything you're likely to see from the game's biggest ...
04:28 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Video Games Make Your Brain Bigger, Study Says
Those addictive video games that keep players glued to the screen may actually do the brain some good — or one of them does, anyway. A new study from the journal Molecular Psychiatry digs into t...
04:09 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Stanford Fan Zings Marcus Mariota With Delightfully Nerdy Sign
Oregon visits Stanford on Thursday night for a heavyweight college football matchup between the West Coast's two best programs. The game will be played at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto Stanford, Calif...
03:55 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable 'Falling For You' Will Make You ROFL at Rom-Com Clichés
Sadly, you won't actually be able to see "Falling For You" in theaters this Christmas, but its trailer does perfectly lampoon the ever-present clumsy girl cliché.Comedy YouTube network Above Aver...
03:43 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable 9 Things You Should Know Before Buying a PlayStation 4
While there's only a week and a half left before the U.S. launch of PlayStation 4, we already have a lot of details about Sony's next-generation video-game console.The Japanese tech giant has been pro...
03:34 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Star Wars Episode VII: Why It's Arriving December 2015
Disney and its latest subsidiary Lucasfilm have named the date: We'll be getting more Star Wars during the holiday season of 2015. Specifically, Friday, Dec. 18.That's quite a bit later than the date ...
03:32 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Jennifer Lawrence to Body Haters: 'Screw Those People'
Jennifer Lawrence has three words for the haters: "Screw those people." The Oscar-winning actress stopped by Yahoo for a Q&A about the upcoming Hunger Games film, and ended up getting candid about...
03:18 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable What Do You Expect From Twitter as a Public Company?
Twitter officially became a publicly traded company as it opened Thursday at $45.10 per share. As the social network's IPO is analyzed, compared and contrasted to other major IPOs, including Facebook'...
03:14 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Twitter's IPO: Less Volatile Than Facebook's and Less Profitable
Anyone doubting whether Twitter could avoid Facebook's missteps and pull off a successful IPO now has their answer.Twitter ended its first day of trading at $44.90, an increase of nearly 73% on the da...
03:12 am GMT - Fri, November 8, 2013
Mashable Super Typhoon Haiyan Barrels Toward the Philippines
One of the most powerful cyclones ever observed is on track to cross over the Philippines on Friday morning Eastern timeWith wind gusts up to 235 miles per hour, Supe