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11:15 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable Adult One Direction Fans Share the Story of Their Lives
In the wilds of One Direction fandom, a rare creature lurks — adult DirectionersYes, One Direction typically appeals to a younger crowd. Anyone over the age of 20 professing their love of Harry,...
10:58 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable In Pictures, Turkey's Local Elections
Turkish voters hit the polls to select mayors across the country on Sunday. Although the elections were municipal, they are widely seen as a referendum on the administration of Prime Minister Recep Ta...
10:58 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable In Pictures, Voters Judge Turkey's Leader
Turkish voters hit the polls to select mayors across the country on Sunday. Although the elections were municipal, they are widely seen as a referendum on the administration of Prime Minister Recep Ta...
10:16 pm +02 - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable Ebola Outbreak Leaves 70 Dead in Guinea, Senegal Closes Its Border
An outbreak of Ebola that has already killed 70 people prompted Senegal to close its border with Guinea on Saturday in hopes of preventing the deadly virus from spreading.Senegal officials closed the ...
09:57 pm -04 - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable BlackBerry: Call It a Comeback (Maybe)
BlackBerry surprised Wall Street on Friday by beating the already admittedly low-end estimates for its fourth quarter. BlackBerry's numbers were dismal — but not that dismal. In fact, the compan...
09:41 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable Turkish Government Closes Twitter-Ban Loophole as Elections Turn Violent
The Turkish government's campaign to censor the web continued Saturday night after most local Internet service providers "intercepted" Google's Domain Name Service, the tech giant saidThe move comes a...
09:00 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable 10 Job Openings in Advertising from Ad Age, Viacom 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...
08:16 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable Ebola Outbreak Leaves 70 Dead in Guinea, Senegal Closes Its Border
An outbreak of Ebola that has already killed 70 people prompted Senegal to close its border with Guinea on Saturday in hopes of preventing the deadly virus from spreading.Senegal officials closed the ...
08:00 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable What Is 50 Crazy Facts About 'Jeopardy!' for $1000?
Happy birthday, Jeopardy!America's favorite quiz show celebrates its 50th anniversary on March 30. That's half a century of Daily Doubles, Alex Trebek and that calming theme song we've come to know so...
06:58 pm -04 - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable In Pictures, Voters Judge Turkey's Leader
Turkish voters hit the polls to select mayors across the country on Sunday. Although the elections were municipal, they are widely seen as a referendum on the administration of Prime Minister Recep Ta...
06:04 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable What the Internet Thinks of the World's Subways
It's dark, the platform is cramped, everyone is sweaty and you don't have cell service. For many of us, subway systems don't exactly sound like the most exciting tourist destination.Nonetheless, thous...
05:30 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable Want Results? Here's the Right Way to Complain
The coffee is too hot.The air conditioning is too cold.That policy is unfair.The old way worked better.I always get the hardest assignments.My boss never says thank you.You see the problems in your of...
04:07 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable Bro, This Isn't Your Stoner Uncle's Weed Baggie
In a chic New York Meatpacking District building that provides office space to startups, hundreds of entrepreneurs are trying to change the world. Phones ring on reclaimed wooden desks behind glass wa...
04:07 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable Luxury Pot Accessories: This Startup Wants to Class Up the Joint
In a chic New York Meatpacking District building that provides office space to startups, hundreds of entrepreneurs are trying to change the world. Phones ring on reclaimed wooden desks behind glass wa...
03:12 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable MLB Players Spent 80 Years on the Disabled List in 2013, Collectively
Contrary to popular belief, football isn't the only major sport destroying the bodies of its players.Major League Baseball (MLB) is taking precautions to limit various types of player injuries, which ...
03:12 pm GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable MLB Players Collectively Spent 80 Years on the Disabled List in 2013
Contrary to popular belief, football isn't the only major sport destroying the bodies of its players.Major League Baseball (MLB) is taking precautions to limit various types of player injuries, which ...
07:59 am GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable Two-Legged Dog Has Best Day of His Life at the Beach
Duncan Lou Who is a pup born with two deformed hind legs that had to be removed. While the boxer has a wheelchair to help him get around, he much prefers the au naturel lookSo his caregivers at Panda ...
06:00 am GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable Build Your Own 'Flappy Bird' IRL With This DIY Kit
Flappy Bird: it's not just for phones anymore.The mobile app phenomenon that ended abruptly in February has returned — but this time, in the form of a physical, do-it-yourself game kit.See also:...
04:00 am GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable 5 Can't-Miss Apps: Timehop for Android and More
With Microsoft's Office for iPad announcement and the launch of HTC's newest flagship smartphone this week, you may overlooked some of the best new apps that debuted over the last seven daysLuckily, M...
02:34 am GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable 3 Ways to Enjoy the Kid's Choice Awards Online
Transformers: Age of Extinction actor Mark Wahlberg will host Nickelodeon's family friendly Kid's Choice Awards on Saturday starting at 8 p.m. ET, with performances from Aloe Blacc and American Author...
02:34 am GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable 3 Ways to Enjoy the Kids' Choice Awards Online
Transformers: Age of Extinction actor Mark Wahlberg will host Nickelodeon's family friendly Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday starting at 8 p.m. ET, with performances from Aloe Blacc and American Author...
02:00 am GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable How Employers Can Create a Sustainable Culture of Empowerment
A recent CareerBuilder survey suggests that 21% of workers plan to change jobs this year -– a 17% jump from last year, and the highest percentage since the recession.For employers, this turnover...
01:47 am GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable Darth Vader Is Now Running for President in Ukraine, Sort Of
Imperial leader Darth Vader — or at least his closest Earth-based facsimile — is joining the crowded Ukrainian presidential race as a representative of the country's "Internet party," acco...
01:28 am GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable Yahoo Wants to Snatch Up Leading YouTube Stars, Report Says
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer-led shift toward a full-fledged video-network hub is gaining steam, a move that will be powered in part by talent poached from YouTube, according to a new reportCiting sources cl...
12:20 am GMT - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable UConn Fan Wins $390K Betting on Huskies. Will He Double Down Again?
An anonymous Connecticut fan bet $90,000 on his Huskies to beat favored Villanova in the second round of March Madness last weekend. The Huskies won, but the fan didn't collect his winning ticket for ...
12:00 am -04 - Sun, March 30, 2014
Mashable 5 Can't-Miss Apps: Timehop for Android and More
With Microsoft's Office for iPad announcement and the launch of HTC's newest flagship smartphone this week, you may overlooked some of the best new apps that debuted over the last seven daysLuckily, M...
11:15 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable NSA Kept Hundreds of Reports on German Chancellor Merkel: Report
The NSA stored more than 300 secret reports on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of the White House's most important allies, in a database that also contained information about scores of other fore...
10:56 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable 12 Moments From England's Legalization of Gay Marriage
Gay marriage in England and Wales became legal at the stroke of midnight on Saturday. Several same-sex couples flocked to court houses to wed minutes after the gay-marriage ban was liftedBritish Prime...
09:47 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles, Twitter Buzzes Back
Shortly after Los Angeles residents had their evening interrupted Friday by a 5.1 magnitude earthquake, many fired up their Twitter accounts, sharing comments and photos that showed the effects of the...
09:47 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles, Twitter Buzzes Back With Meme
Shortly after Los Angeles residents had their evening interrupted Friday by a 5.1 magnitude earthquake, many fired up their Twitter accounts, sharing comments and photos that showed the effects of the...
09:30 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable 12 Spring Cleaning Tips From Monica Geller
Spring has (finally) arrived, which means it's time to open up the windows, let in a nice warm breeze and give your place an overdue spruce up.But if you have anything in common with Monica Geller fro...
07:45 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Artist Depicts Rise and Fall of Walter White
Armando Mesias is the one who paints.The artist released a series of work featuring the biographic narrative of Breaking Bad's notorious anti-hero, Walter White. Mesias digs deep into the multiple per...
06:43 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Miller Madness: 2 Brothers Take Their Shots at the Final Four
The Dayton flyers, coached by 35-year-old Archie Miller, are the first team from the Atlantic 10 Conference to make the quarterfinals of college basketball's annual March Madness tournament since 2008...
06:03 pm +01 - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable 17 Landmark Smoking Bans That Cleared the Air
On March 29, 2004, Ireland became the first country in the world to introduce comprehensive legislation that banned smoking in the workplace, including in all bars and restaurants. In advance of the b...
06:01 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Dr. Iron Fist Bows Out of Ukraine Presidential Bout, Endorses Chocolate King
Former world champion boxer-turned-politician Vitali Klitschko bowed out of the race for Ukrainian president on Saturday, throwing his weight behind billionaire oligarch Petro Poroshenko, known as the...
05:30 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable 5 Job Search Tactics You Should Stop Immediately
You’ve been on the job hunt for weeks.You’re applying immediately to every job you come across that’s remotely related to your field. You’re getting your resume in the hands of...
05:03 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable 17 Landmark Smoking Bans That Cleared the Air
On March 29, 2004, Ireland became the first country in the world to introduce comprehensive legislation that banned smoking in the workplace, including in all bars and restaurants. In advance of the b...
04:56 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable The Many Faces of Gmail: A 10-Year Retrospective
The utility and visual appeal of email design is something that everyone is guilty of overlooking from time to — well, always.From drastically reducing inbox clutter to in-email search, Gmail's ...
04:56 pm -06 - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable 12 Moments From England's Legalization of Gay Marriage
Gay marriage in England and Wales became legal at the stroke of midnight on Saturday. Several same-sex couples flocked to court houses to wed minutes after the gay-marriage ban was liftedBritish Prime...
03:00 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Jigsaw Puzzle Giant Arrives in the App Store
For many of us who love jigsaw puzzles, the slow-paced pastime doesn't sound like a natural fit for a smartphone or tablet screenRavensburger, a 100-year-old board game and puzzle company based in Ger...
02:17 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable SoCal Earthquake Didn't Damage Much, But 'Noah' Showings Were Extra Freaky
Looking for a wild Friday night at the movies in Los Angeles? Start with an apocalyptic blockbuster on its opening weekend, add a 5.1 magnitude earthquake just after 9 p.m.Of the millions of Angelinos...
01:30 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Huffington, Sandberg say Sleep Your Way to Success
One of the most important keys to success, according to both Sheryl Sandberg and Arianna Huffington, is getting enough sleepThe two women appeared onstage at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco Thur...
01:30 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Huffington, Sandberg Say Getting Enough Sleep Is Key to Success
One of the most important keys to success, according to both Sheryl Sandberg and Arianna Huffington, is getting enough sleepThe two women appeared onstage at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco Thur...
01:30 pm GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Huffington, Sandberg Say Sleep Is Key to Success
One of the most important keys to success, according to both Sheryl Sandberg and Arianna Huffington, is getting enough sleepThe two women appeared onstage at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco Thur...
11:17 am -03 - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable SoCal Earthquake Didn't Damage Much, But 'Noah' Showings Were Extra Freaky
Looking for a wild Friday night at the movies in Los Angeles? Start with an apocalyptic blockbuster on its opening weekend, add a 5.1 magnitude earthquake just after 9 p.m.Of the millions of Angelinos...
11:00 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable 2 Truths and a Lie Video Is Enough to Drive You Mad
The game is simple: two truths and one lie.The bonding exercise typically plays out around a campfire with friends or as an ice breaker on the first day of class, and allows participants to recognize ...
09:30 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Branded Rain: the Hottest Fake Thing in Marketing
Call it Smell-O-Vision on an ethereal level. The driving rainstorm that suddenly has whiffs of french fries and top notes of fine Corinthian leather? It’s no freak of nature. It’s Brand Dr...
07:45 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable 30% of U.S. Adults Use Facebook for News, Study Says
Social media permeates everything we do, so it's no surprise that it's also changing the way we consume newsA new study from Pew Research shows that out of the 64% of American adults who use Facebook,...
06:45 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable What if Tumblr Made TV Shows?
Imagine a television filled with Tom Hiddleston GIFs, feels and Harry Potter. Welcome to Tumblr TV.The team at CollegeHumor imagined what Tumblr would look like if its collection of viral images and b...
05:45 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Jeopardy Contestant Refuses to Be Ashamed After Viral Sports Flub
For some, it's a moment for the facepalm hall of fame. But for a Jeopardy contestant named Joe, it's nothing to be ashamed ofEarlier this week, Joe made host Alex Trebek do a double-take by offering t...
04:45 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Keira Knightley Fills New York With Music in 'Begin Again' Trailer
In the upcoming comedic film Begin Again, a chance encounter inside an New York City bar leads Keira Knightley's character Gretta to team up with washed-up music executive Dan, played by Mark Ruffalo,...
03:38 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable See-through iPhone Patent Will Help You Walk and Text
Apple has a solution for the 12% of people who approve of walking and texting — heads down and eyes glued to their smartphone, even if a tall man in a bear suit offers hugs to stop them.On Thurs...
03:06 am +08 - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Maker Studios' First Deal With Cable TV Brings Bart Baker to Music Choice
It was only a matter of time before one of Maker Studios' breakout YouTube channels wound up on TV.Just before it was acquired this week by Disney for $500 million or more, Maker made a deal to licens...
02:50 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable March Madness Coaches Feel All of the Things
They're well-paid, well-dressed and well-coiffed. But they aren't always well-composedSee also: Biggest Star of March Madness Is an 8-Year-Old Girl Fighting CancerMarch Madness coaches experience more...
02:45 am -05 - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable 30% of U.S. Adults Use Facebook for News, Study Says
Social media permeates everything we do, so it's no surprise that it's also changing the way we consume newsA new study from Pew Research shows that out of the 64% of American adults who use Facebook,...
02:08 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable A UNC Student Got an A- for a 146-Word Plagiarized Essay
There's slacking off in school, and then there's this.What was until now a murky athletic and academic scandal at the University of North Carolina became a lot clearer this week, when apparently the m...
01:48 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable 14-Year-Old Proves U.S. Can Save $370 Million by Changing Fonts
Font nerds, get ready to rejoice. Typefaces aren't just fun — finding the right one could make a huge difference to the nation's bottom lineChanging the standard typeface used by federal and sta...
01:30 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable In Need of Reinvention, Anthony Weiner Turns to Henry Blodget
Slate in 2003 took on a new columnist to cover the Martha Stewart trial. The writer, Henry Blodget, was already fairly well known as a Wall Street analyst and a cheerleader for the dot-com boom. Most ...
01:29 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Ukraine Wants Action, But U.S. Sends Hashtags Instead
As Russian troops amass along the Ukraine border and take over military facilities in the Crimea region, the United States has distanced itself from any boots-on-the-ground interventionThe U.S. won't ...
01:11 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Microsoft: We Won't Break Into Users' Email Accounts Anymore
Just one week after news surfaced that Microsoft secretly broke into the Hotmail email account of one of its users, the company is updating its security policies.Microsoft stated it will now contact ...
01:00 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable West Antarctic Glaciers Speeding Toward the Sea, Study Finds
Bad news from the Southern Hemisphere: the West Antarctic ice sheet is shedding ice at an accelerating rate, with six large glaciers in this region discharging nearly the same amount of ice as the ent...
01:00 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Put a Unique Twist on Portrait Photography for Our Challenge
Photograph a faceless portrait for this week's Mashable Photo Challenge, guest-hosted by freelance photographer Chris Cody. The 24-year-old Texas native started this creative trend earlier this year"I...
12:45 am -05 - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Jeopardy Contestant Refuses to Be Ashamed After Viral Sports Flub
For some, it's a moment for the facepalm hall of fame. But for a Jeopardy contestant named Joe, it's nothing to be ashamed ofEarlier this week, Joe made host Alex Trebek do a double-take by offering t...
12:36 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Google Naps Shows You Best Places to Snooze
In need of a mid-afternoon snooze? There's an app for that. Well, sort of.Dutch-based creative agencies Kakhiel, Venour and Biko created Google Naps as a parody of Google's popular mapping application...
12:04 am GMT - Sat, March 29, 2014
Mashable Amid the Rubble, Comfort Dogs Bring Hope to Mudslide Rescue Workers
OSO, Wash. — The idea of dog as man's best friend took on a whole new meaning in the small town of Oso this weekFollowing a deadly mudslide that has left 17 dead with many more missing and presu...
11:59 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Office for iPad Dominates Top of App Store
The suite of Microsoft Office apps for iPad have only been in the Apple App Store for 24 hours and are already dominating the download charts. The three freemium apps — which are free to downlo...
11:31 pm +01 - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Photographer Gets Up Close and Personal With Dog Noses
The nose knows — especially when it comes to dogsCanines communicate and explore the world with their snouts, so if you want to really want to understand your furry buddy, you have to dive in no...
11:26 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable CBS CEO: If Aereo Wins, We'll Develop Our Own Streaming Service
CBS is positive that it will beat Aereo, one way or another.Les Moonves, CEO of CBS, said on CNBC on Friday that the broadcaster would explore creating an Internet streaming offering if the Supreme Co...
11:04 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Washington Mudslide: The Dramatic Before and After
It's been nearly a week since a mudslide swept the small town of Oso, Wash., leaving 17 dead — an official count that authorities say will sharply rise over the next few days as they continue to...
10:45 pm -07 - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Jeopardy Contestant Refuses to Be Ashamed After Viral Sports Flub
For some, it's a moment for the facepalm hall of fame. But for a Jeopardy contestant named Joe, it's nothing to be ashamed ofEarlier this week, Joe made host Alex Trebek do a double-take by offering t...
10:31 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Photographer Gets Up Close and Personal With Dog Noses
The nose knows — especially when it comes to dogsCanines communicate and explore the world with their snouts, so if you want to really want to understand your furry buddy, you have to dive in no...
10:15 pm +08 - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable One Man Sings 'Rainbow Connection' as All The Muppets
It ain't easy being all the Muppets, but this guy makes it look like a piece of cake.Brock Baker, also known as the "Man of a Kajillion Voices" on YouTube, revives his many Muppet impressions for a ch...
09:54 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Habitable Planets Could be Found With Digital Camera
The technology you use to snap selfies is now being used to photograph planets trillions of miles away — a process which could help determine which ones may be hospitable to humans.Astronomers f...
09:29 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Reality Show Tricks Women Into Dating Fake Prince Harry
We'll never be royals, as Lorde reminded us in her breakout single. And neither will any of the 12 American women participating in I Wanna Marry Harry, Fox's new dating show that tricked the singles i...
09:11 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Twitter Users Bond Over Cases of Mistaken Soccer Identity
Sometimes, as a wise man once sung, we all need someone to lean on. Someone who feels our painThree Twitter users with unfortunate handles — kindred souls engulfed by sports fandom's tumultuous ...
09:11 pm -04 - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Microsoft: We Won't Break Into Users' Email Accounts Anymore
Just one week after news surfaced that Microsoft secretly broke into the Hotmail email account of one of its users, the company is updating its security policies.Microsoft stated it will now contact ...
08:38 pm -07 - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable See-through iPhone Patent Will Help You Walk and Text
Apple has a solution for the 12% of people who approve of walking and texting — heads down and eyes glued to their smartphone, even if a tall man in a bear suit offers hugs to stop them.On Thurs...
08:38 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Watch the Incredible Moment a Deaf Woman Hears for the First Time
In a moment of raw emotion captured on camera, a British woman experiences hearing sound for the first time in her life.The video shows Joanne Milne after a doctor turned on the cochlear implant she h...
08:36 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Real-Life Marge Simpson Is Eeexxxcellent
Marge Simpson in real life makes your Springfield fantasy come trueArtist and photographer Alexander Khokhlov melts minds with his recent project that brings Homer's wife to life. Khokhlov's "Art of F...
08:13 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Yelp Bridges Gap Between Reality and Virtual Reality With Yelpulus Rift
Facebook's acquisition of Oculus Rift represents a commitment to the future of virtual reality and Yelp refuses to be left behind.On Friday, the business review site announced the launch of Yelpulus R...
08:13 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Yelpulus Rift Parody Puts More Virtual in Your Reality
Facebook's acquisition of Oculus Rift represents a commitment to the future of virtual reality and Yelp refuses to be left behind.On Friday, the business review site announced the launch of Yelpulus R...
08:08 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Report: iPhone 6 Photo 'Leak' Reveals New Size
It's long been rumored that Apple's next-generation iPhone 6 will come in two sizes: one with a 4.7-inch display and another with a 5.5-inch display. Now, an alleged leaked document of what is believe...
07:57 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable 5 Reasons I'll Miss My iPhone
Less than a decade ago, we were all asking ourselves, "Am I a Mac or a PC?" Now, with the rise of mobile technology it's more like "Am I an iPhone or an Android?" The debate is heated, and both side...
07:48 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Local News Is the Best, Because Bloopers
Local news often delivers a hard-hitting lineup of mishaps, bloopers and accidents.The inevitable troubles of a live newscast mean that a chuckle-worthy moment can happen at any time. And rather than ...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable 8 Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List
Although it may be hard to believe, summer is right around the corner. It's time to start compiling a list of your must-reads for the summer, and we've got eight that you'll want to add. As we wrap up...
07:06 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Maker Studios' First Deal With Cable TV Brings Bart Baker to Music Choice
It was only a matter of time before one of Maker Studios' breakout YouTube channels wound up on TV.Just before it was acquired this week by Disney for $500 million or more, Maker made a deal to licens...
07:00 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable The Biggest Parties in Secret Service History (That We Know Of)
Perhaps the public should have expected a scandal when the Secret Service traveled to Amsterdam, Netherlands, ahead of President Barack Obama's visit this past weekend.Amsterdam is known for wild part...
06:56 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Apple to Open First Store in Turkey
Amid social media bans and political unrest, Apple will open its first store in Turkey on April 5.The company announced on Friday that the Apple Store will be located in Istanbul's Zorlu Center mall. ...
06:40 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable #CancelColbert Slams Stephen Colbert for Racist Tweet
Twitter has turned on Stephen Colbert.The #CancelColbert hashtag swept across Twitter on Thursday night and into Friday morning in reaction to a segment in which the Comedy Central host used Asian ste...
06:24 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Last.fm to End Streaming Music Subscription Service
Last.fm is ending its subscription music service on all devices as it pivots to focus on music discovery and tracking personal listening.Started in 2002, the company helped pioneer programs that track...
06:21 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable The Ultimate 'Jeopardy!' Quiz Starring Ken Jennings
On March 30, 1964, Jeopardy! made its debut on NBC.To celebrate the big 5-0, we've got a challenge for you. Yes, you, ya big shot. Think you know the history of Jeopardy!? Ken Jennings, 74-time Jeopar...
06:07 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Ford Savages Smarmy Cadillac Ad
If you watched the Winter Olympics on broadcast this year, you probably saw the ad for Cadillac's ELR about a million times.Does that sound nuts? Well, it did air so often that you may just have it me...
04:51 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable 'Twitter, Mtwitter!': Turkish Prime Minister's 9 Craziest Quotes About Social Media
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan really doesn't like social media.Four days before the municipal elections, the Turkish strongman has blocked Twitter and banned YouTube after corrupti...
04:38 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Search Area for Flight 370 Expanded After New Clues
The search area rescuers are combing in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 shifted several hundred miles on Friday to an area northeast of the original search corridor.Radar tracking informatio...
04:26 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable BlackBerry's Revenues Fall 64% and Wall Street Applauds
BlackBerry's fourth-quarter revenues plunged 64% vs. last year. The company lost $42 million in the quarter, or $.08 a share — news that prompted a 7% jump in the company's stock price in premar...
04:07 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable FiveThirtyHate: Nate Silver and Paul Krugman Square Off
Nate Silver, by just about any stretch of the imagination, is one of the most impactful journalists of the Internet era.His start as an editor-in-chief, however, is proving to be a rude awakening.See ...
03:46 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable New Objects Found in Missing Plane Search
A New Zealand military plane found objects floating in the Indian Ocean that could be from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370The discovery comes hours after the search area was shifted about 700...
03:46 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Military Aircraft Finds New Objects in Missing Plane Search
A New Zealand military plane found objects floating in the Indian Ocean that could be from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370Authorities say a ship will reach the search area by Saturday to inve...
03:00 pm -10 - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Put a Unique Twist on Portrait Photography for Our Challenge
Photograph a faceless portrait for this week's Mashable Photo Challenge, guest-hosted by freelance photographer Chris Cody. The 24-year-old Texas native started this creative trend earlier this year"I...
02:24 pm -04 - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Last.fm to End Streaming Music Subscription Service
Last.fm is ending its subscription music service on all devices as it pivots to focus on music discovery and tracking personal listening.Started in 2002, the company helped pioneer programs that track...
02:19 pm +11 - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable The Cost of Office For iPad vs. Its Competitors
On Thursday Microsoft finally released iPad versions of its Office apps, answering the pleas of productivity workers everywhere.As it did with Office for iPhone, Microsoft is making the actual apps th...
02:15 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable One Man Sings 'Rainbow Connection' as All The Muppets
It ain't easy being all the Muppets, but this guy makes it look like a piece of cake.Brock Baker, also known as the "Man of a Kajillion Voices" on YouTube, revives his many Muppet impressions for a ch...
02:08 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Facebook Messenger for iOS Gets Groups and Forwarding
Facebook has upgraded its Messenger for iOS to version 4.0, bringing several important features, most notably the ability to create groups and message forwarding.The groups feature is simple: you can ...
02:04 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable 10 Gmail Hacks to Help You Master Your Inbox
Gmail has quite a few tricks up its sleeveThe popular email service, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary on April 1, can do more than just send messages. There are shortcuts, customizable option...
01:47 pm +11 - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable 'Bling Bishop' Wanted to Blow $45 Million on His Headquarters
If Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst makes it up to the gates of Heaven, God's probably going to ask about this.The Limburg, Germany bishop reportedly resigned on Wednesday after a 108-page report b...
01:28 pm GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable 15 Terrifying GoPro Videos to Make Your Heart Skip
The most nervous of worrywarts can experience extreme sports through the lens of a GoPro.The couch offers a perfectly suitable place to virtually experience a base jump off of the Freedom Tower or fly...
11:24 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Game Developers on Oculus Acquisition: From Feeling Validated to 'The Wrong Direction'
Not everybody hates Facebook's acquisition of Oculus Rift: Many developers who've been working with the platform tell Mashable they feel their work — and their belief in the future of virtual re...
10:14 am +11 - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable How a Student Used Lego to Build the Ultimate Resume
In the job hunt, you need to build a strong résumé.Leah Bowman used Lego to construct the ultimate first impression on her searchLego played a large part in Bowman's childhood in Denmark, so...
08:01 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Philips Shines Light on First 3D-Printed Smart Lamp
As 3D-printed objects and smart home technology become even hotter product categories, it makes sense that Philips is rolling out an app-controlled 3D-printed lamp.Philips announced a collection of ne...
07:30 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Radio Is Still the Most Popular Way to Find New Music, Study Says
With the rise of services such as Spotify, Pandora, iTunes and countless others, it's clear that digital music is booming. But when it comes to music discovery, new listeners bypass these apps and too...
07:24 am -04 - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Game Developers on Oculus Acquisition: From Feeling Validated to 'The Wrong Direction'
Not everybody hates Facebook's acquisition of Oculus Rift: Many developers who've been working with the platform tell Mashable they feel their work — and their belief in the future of virtual re...
07:15 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Dear Pilots: Please Stop Landing at the Wrong Airports
Dear pilots: Please stop landing at the wrong airport.That's the gist of an alert from the National Transportation Safety Board, which is going out of its way to remind pilots that they should be sure...
06:28 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Nadella's Microsoft: Enter the Renaissance Man
When we heard product announcements from Microsoft's two previous CEOs, Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates, it was usually in the stadium-like settings of vast conference halls. News wasn't so much announce...
06:06 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Why Office for iPad Took 4 Years to Get Here
Microsoft just unveiled Office for iPad. The move makes complete sense. The iPad, after all, is by far the strongest and most popular tablet platform on the market today (although Android has been ris...
05:36 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Batman's New Villain Is Arkham Knight
Rocksteady's third and final entry into the Batman Arkham franchise features the Arkham Knight, a brand new villain created with the team at DC Comics.While the villain is the titular character in the...
05:17 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable March Madness Player Eviscerates NCAA Hypocrisy in One Tweet
Zach Bohannon is a senior forward for Wisconsin, which is one of eight teams playing in the Sweet 16 on Thursday nightHe's far from a star — averaging less than one point and one rebound while p...
04:45 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Virtual Reality Pioneer Jaron Lanier Talks Facebook's Oculus Deal
When Facebook acquired Oculus Rift on Tuesday, the deal validated a technology category that has long been viewed as mostly experimental: virtual realityThat's why the first question on the minds of t...
04:36 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Say What? Only 1 Copy of Wu-Tang Clan's New Album Will Be Sold
The unconventional album releases just keep comingIn a rare move, the Wu-Tang Clan plans to sell only one copy of an upcoming album that the rap group has been secretly recording.See also: When You Fl...
04:23 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable After iPad, Touch-Friendly Office Coming to Windows
Now that Microsoft Office has finally arrived for the iPad, Microsoft is going to bring a touch-only version of Office to Windows 8. That will provide Windows 8 tablets, such as the Surface 2 and Surf...
03:51 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Despite 'Outrage' Over Twitter Ban, Turks Hold Off on Street Protests
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan shut down another social network on Thursday, blocking access to YouTube just a week after banning Twitter. And, despite a history of public demonstra...
03:19 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable The Cost of Office For iPad vs. Its Competitors
On Thursday Microsoft finally released iPad versions of its Office apps, answering the pleas of productivity workers everywhere.As it did with Office for iPhone, Microsoft is making the actual apps th...
03:00 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Bleat Your Heart Out: Official 'Goat Simulator' Trailer Is Here
The official trailer for the joke-turned-real video game Goat Simulator has finally arrived. And it doesn't disappoint.The video plays in reverse, in homage to the trailer for another video game Dead ...
02:47 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable 'Bling Bishop' Wanted to Blow $45 Million on His Headquarters
If Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst makes it up to the gates of Heaven, God's probably going to ask about this.The Limburg, Germany bishop reportedly resigned on Wednesday after a 108-page report b...
02:32 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Amazon Exploring Free Streaming Content Service, Report Says
Amazon is reportedly considering a free streaming service that will feature video and music, a move that would put it squarely in competition for digital advertising dollars.The offering, first report...
01:57 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Apple: Emojis Should Be More Ethnically Diverse
There are some curious emojis available to iOS 7 users, including eggplants, bloody needles, airplane chairs and snails. But among the more than 800 texting icons, there isn't much ethnic diversity.Ma...
01:45 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable You Can Now Study Miley Cyrus for College Credit
Let's call this a Bachelor's degree in the (pop) arts.Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. plans to offer a summer course on Miley Cyrus, entitled "The Sociology of Miley Cyrus: Race, Class, Gen...
01:31 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Facebook Will Use Drones and Lasers to 'Beam' Internet to the World
Facebook plans to use drones, satellites and lasers to deliver Internet to the world.After announcing Internet.org last year, an initiative to improve Internet access across the globe, Mark Zuckerberg...
01:29 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Ukraine's 'Gas Princess' Joins 'Dr. Iron Fist' and 'Chocolate King' in Presidential Race
KIEV, Ukraine — In case she didn’t make it clear when she returned from medical treatment in Germany last week when she tweeted, “Good day. I’m back. In every way,” Yulia...
01:00 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable The Uniform That Makes Soldiers' Body Heat Invisible to Enemies
American soldiers may soon be able to hide their body heat from any enemy who uses a thermal imaging device to find them. A new turkey suit breaks up heat waves that wash off a person's body so the pa...
01:00 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Discovery of Ringed Asteroid Stuns Astronomers
Scientists have made a stunning discovery in the outer realm of the solar system — an asteroid with its own set of rings that orbits the sun between Saturn and Uranus. The space rock is the fi...
12:52 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Fourth Person Dies Following SXSW Car Crash
DeAndre "Dre" Tatum, 18, of Fort Worth, Texas, died on Thursday from injuries sustained after a suspected drunken driver crashed through a crowd at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin earlier th...
12:49 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Blizzard Reserves Full Fury for Canadian Meteorologists During Live Report
The blizzard that bypassed New York City on Tuesday night went on to became one of the strongest winter storms to churn the waters of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, striking Canada with its full furyhe...
12:45 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Cryptolocker Virus Encrypts Your Data Until You Pay the Ransom
Cryptolocker, a particularly vicious form of malware that first appeared in September 2013, is a game-changer. After getting into your computer, it will encrypt all your data files, from your word doc...
12:20 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Cool Dad Turns Son Into World's Cutest Action Star
One very cool dad brought his young son's action-packed dreams to life.Dreamworks animator Daniel Hashimoto created Action Movie Kid, a YouTube channel that posts short videos starring his young son J...
12:05 am GMT - Fri, March 28, 2014
Mashable Google Turns Its Search Warrant Policy Into a Board Game
What happens when government authorities ask Google for user data? The question evokes scary possibilities.To calm and clarify concerns, Google has produced a new YouTube video that uses a board game ...
11:45 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Happy Songs Become Terribly Sad With One Simple Change
Looks like Pharrell wouldn't be so "Happy" if his song played in a different key.That's what The Gregory Brothers discovered while making a compilation of happy songs performed in minor keys, and vice...
11:44 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable OK, NASA. Your 'Super Guppy' Plane Is Super Rad
NASA's Super Guppy airplane may look like a bloated steel whale, but it's carrying very valuable cargo.The wide-bodied aircraft landed at an airfield near Huntsville, Ala. on Wednesday with — in...
11:40 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Fleetwood Mac Is Back: A Reunion Tour Only Happens When It's Raining
The rumors are true: Fleetwood Mac is reuniting — and this time, with Christine McVie.For more than decade and a half, Fleetwood Mac made music and toured without McVie, who left the group in 19...
11:31 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable 16 Photos of Unique Perspectives From Mashable Readers
It's easy to sink into a monotonous routine in the fast-paced environment of the digital age. With smartphones allowing us to stay connected even on the go, we rarely find time to stop and explore the...
11:14 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable A Totally Ingenius Student Used Legos to Build the Ultimate Resume
In the job hunt, you need to build a strong résumé.Leah Bowman used Lego to construct the ultimate first impression on her searchLego played a large part in Bowman's childhood in Denmark, so...
11:14 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable A Totally Ingenius Student Used Lego to Build the Ultimate Resume
In the job hunt, you need to build a strong résumé.Leah Bowman used Lego to construct the ultimate first impression on her searchLego played a large part in Bowman's childhood in Denmark, so...
11:14 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable How a Student Used Lego to Build the Ultimate Resume
In the job hunt, you need to build a strong résumé.Leah Bowman used Lego to construct the ultimate first impression on her searchLego played a large part in Bowman's childhood growing up Dan...
10:45 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Congress Approves Ukraine Aid as Russia Maintains Grip on Crimea
Congress voted overwhelmingly to approve an aid package for Ukraine and impose sanctions against Russian for annexing CrimeaIn a rather rare display of bipartisanship, the decision — the Senate ...
10:30 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable How Microsoft Started Over and Built Office for iPad
Han-Yi Shaw didn’t like what he saw, and he told Microsoft so. The software giant, by Shaw’s reckoning, didn’t really understand Apple’s platform or how to develop Office for i...
10:26 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable How Are Millennials Coping With Cancer?
Cancer is a complex and harrowing disease that affects people of all age groups — both patients and their loved ones. But those who are diagnosed in their twenties and thirties face unique strug...
09:45 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Office for iPad Isn't Perfect, but It's What We Needed All Along
It took Microsoft a while — by some measures too long — but it’s finally here: Office for the iPad, a set of companion productivity products that work seamlessly with their desktop c...
09:15 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Orchestra Adds Classy Flair to Your Favorite Cartoon Theme Songs
Grab a bowl of sugary cereal, because this jam session is sure to bring you back to Saturday mornings in front the TV.Carnegie Hall's Ensemble ACJW decided to have a little fun with everyone's favorit...
09:14 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Launches Office for iPad
Microsoft is launching a version of its Office suite of productivity apps for Apple's iPad, the company announced at an event in San Francisco today.The app suite, which comprises Word, Excel and Powe...
09:06 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable George R.R. Martin Releases Chapter From New 'Game of Thrones' Book
It doesn't matter if you're caught up on every Game of Thrones episode, if you're done reading all of the books or even if you're some sort of fantasy book savantLike winter, spoilers are coming.Georg...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Amazon Is Holding a Video Event on April 2
Amazon issued press invites on Thursday for an event in New York City related to video.The event will take place on April 2, 2014 and is designed to "provide an update on our video business."See also:...
08:57 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Chris Christie Not Involved In Bridgegate, Christie's Lawyer Says
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had nothing to do with the George Washington Bridge scandal that has plagued his administration for months, his lawyer said on Thursday.The lawyer, Randy Mastro, then re...
08:53 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable NBC Is Pulling the Plug on Daily Candy, Television Without Pity
The plug is about to be pulled on Daily Candy and Television Without Pity, two websites that helped pave the way for Internet-native content, according to a representative for parent company NBCUniver...
08:51 pm -07 - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Despite 'Outrage' Over Twitter Ban, Turks Hold Off on Street Protests
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan shut down another social network on Thursday, blocking access to YouTube just a week after banning Twitter. And, despite a history of public demonstra...
08:31 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: Microsoft Office for iPad Event
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will host an event in San Francisco that begins at 10 a.m. Pacific Time to discuss the "intersection between cloud and mobile." Nadella is widely expected to announce the l...
08:31 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Office for iPad Event: How It All Went Down
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announces the launch of Office for iPad at an event in San FranciscoMashable staff was on scene at the event to provide live updates. Read more...More about Microsoft, Clou...
08:28 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Shredder Wreaks Havoc in Michael Bay's 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Reboot
In the new trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, New York City needs new heroes to defeat the villainous Shredder and his menacing Foot Clan. Amid the destruction, intrepid reporter April O'Neil ...
08:26 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable How Sevenly Became America's Most Social Small Business
This month, Mashable announced Sevenly as the winner of America's Most Social Small Business. The three-year-old social good apparel company has gone from a closet office with four employees to a 33-p...
08:25 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Klout Snapped Up by Lithium Technologies
Social-sharing company Klout has been acquired by Lithium Technologies, the companies announced on Thursday.The news comes after weeks of speculation that Lithium Technologies, which provides social c...
08:25 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Now's Not the Time for Fur: BaneCat Rules the Litter Box of Shadows
The villainous Bane is back, this time in frightening feline form.BaneCat is an evil kitty that terrorizes his owner by smashing plates and peeing on food. When his owner attempts to secretly find the...
08:13 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Report: Android Malware Is Mining Bitcoin While You Recharge
Some Android users have noticed their phones and tablets are charging slowly and heating up quickly while plugged in. They actually may have a major issue on their handsA new strain of malware found i...
08:03 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable 9 Celebrities Rocking Kim Jong-un's Hairdo
Everybody needs a new 'do once in a while.According to multiple reports, North Korea issued state-mandated guidelines for men in the country to embrace Kim Jong-un's fashionable hairstyle, dubbed "Dea...
08:00 pm +01 - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable How Ready Is Your State for a Zombie Attack?
Why would anyone move to Alaska? A real estate website offers a new perspective: According to its Zombie Apocalypse Preparedness Rankings, Alaska is best prepared to survive a zombie attack"In a state...
07:41 pm +01 - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable The $40,000 T-Shirt: Oculus Rift and Ownership in Crowdfunding
Kickstarter backers experienced a rude awakening when Oculus Rift was acquired by Facebook.Monetary pledges, developer time and emotional investments in the virtual reality startup offer no legal reco...
07:21 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Twitter Partners With Billboard to Create Real-Time Music Chart
Twitter is partnering with Billboard to create a chart to track real-time conversations about music, similar to what Twitter does with Nielsen to rank TV shows.The Billboard Twitte...
07:20 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Dog Shows Touching Gratitude After Icy Water Rescue
Grab a tissue and stretch your heartstrings before pushing play.A dog escaped the Someșul Mic River in Romania with help from a man who braved slippery rocks and frigid waters to rescue the lucky...
07:08 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Turkey Blocks Access to YouTube
Turkey has blocked access to YouTube, just a week after the country blocked Twitter, and only three days ahead of local elections in the country.Turkish netizens started reporting the block after 10:3...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable How Ready Is Your State for a Zombie Attack?
Why would anyone move to Alaska? A real estate website offers a new perspective: According to its Zombie Apocalypse Preparedness Rankings, Alaska is best prepared to survive a zombie attack"In a state...
06:57 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Earthquake Didn't Immediately Precede Washington Mudslide, USGS Says
An earthquake did not immediately precede the deadly mudslide in Oso, Washington on March 22, the U.S. Geological Survey says.Local officials in Snohomish County, where the landslide occurred, had cla...
06:41 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable The $40,000 T-Shirt: Oculus Rift and Ownership in Crowdfunding
Kickstarter backers experienced a rude awakening when Oculus Rift was acquired by Facebook.Monetary pledges, developer time and emotional investments in the virtual reality startup offer no legal reco...
06:00 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable New Icy Dwarf Planet Suggests Scores of Undiscovered Worlds
Astronomers have found a new dwarf planet far beyond Pluto's orbit, suggesting that this distant realm contains millions of undiscovered objects — including, perhaps, a world larger than Earth...
05:20 pm -07 - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Cool Dad Turns Son Into World's Cutest Action Star
One very cool dad brought his young son's action-packed dreams to life.Dreamworks animator Daniel Hashimoto created Action Movie Kid, a YouTube channel that posts short videos starring his young son J...
05:06 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Facebook Paper: The Inside Story Is Not What You'd Expect
Paper doesn't quite fit the typical Facebook mold.For starters, the standalone app took the company nearly 30 months to build — a lifetime by Facebook's "move fast and break things" standard. Wh...
05:00 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Creatives Are Unhappy With Their Jobs, But They're Still Working
The inaugural Creative Jobs Report, published Thursday, found that employees, especially between the ages of 18 and 34, are unsatisfied with current levels of creativity in the workplace. The study fo...
05:00 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable 60Plus Events in Analytics, Marketing and More
The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find leading conferences in your industry, whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five events that...
04:50 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable President Obama Meets Pope Francis for the First Time
President Barack Obama met with Pope Francis for the first time on Thursday, as part of his visit to Vatican City."It is a great honor. I'm a great admirer," President Obama said at the meeting. The t...
04:30 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable 10 'Cosmos' Facts That Are Out of This World
Cosmos isn't a show, it's an experience. It seems like Neil deGrasse Tyson can't help but open our minds to the wonders of the universe.FOX's Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey has only aired three episodes,...
04:17 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Biggest Star of March Madness Is an 8-Year-Old Girl Fighting Cancer
Forget Aaron Gordon. Forget DeAndre Kane. And forget Shabazz NapierAll three will take the spotlight in this week's Sweet 16, but the biggest star of March Madness is Lacey Holsworth, an 8-year-old gi...
04:09 pm +01 - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable 7 Reddit AMAs That Went Horribly Wrong
Before you say "ask me anything," you should really mean anything.That's one of the many life lessons Reddit has taught us. The online community and self-proclaimed "front page of the Internet" has cr...
04:00 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable How Oculus Helped 'Oculus': Facebook Sale Fuels Horror Movie Boost
As a new trailer for the horror movie Oculus was hitting the airwaves this week, writer/director Mike Flanagan jumped online to see how the reaction was going.Oculus was trending! But wait — peo...
03:30 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable 20 Lovely Cherry Blossom Photos to Bloom Into Spring
Signs of spring are out in full force — none more obvious than the fully-bloomed pink and white cherry blossoms.From late March to mid-April, and sometimes even early May, Japan is covered in lu...
03:09 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable 7 Reddit AMAs That Went Horribly Wrong
Before you say "ask me anything," you should really mean anything.That's one of the many life lessons Reddit has taught us. The online community and self-proclaimed "front page of the Internet" has cr...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable 10 College Dropouts More Successful Than You
College isn't for everyone. But that doesn't mean you can't be a genius without it.Though graduates are proven more likely to be hired than someone without higher education, many of the technology co...
02:14 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Samsung 'Very Puzzled' as Galaxy S5 Launches Early in Korea
As of today, Samsung Galaxy S5 is available with South Korea's largest mobile carrier, SK Telecom. The problem with that is that Samsung had not intended for the GS5 to be available before April 11 &#...
02:06 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Optimize Your Social Presence With These App-on-App Strategies
Wherever social media goes, hundreds of apps will followThere’s a major trend in the tech world to build partnering apps for outlets such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Each platform has doz...
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable New Icy Dwarf Planet Suggests Scores of Undiscovered Worlds
Astronomers have found a new dwarf planet far beyond Pluto's orbit, suggesting that this distant realm contains millions of undiscovered objects — including, perhaps, a world larger than Earth...
12:29 pm GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Google Experiments with New View for Promotional Emails
Promotional emails may soon be taking on a different look to some Gmail users.Google is experimenting with a new way of displaying promotional emails that emphasizes photos.See also: 14 Google Tools ...
10:06 am -04 - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Optimize Your Social Presence With These App-on-App Strategies
Wherever social media goes, hundreds of apps will followThere’s a major trend in the tech world to build partnering apps for outlets such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Each platform has doz...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Beautiful Alaskan Ice Caves Explored With Drone and GoPro
A frozen landscape never looked so exquisiteThis time of year, no one wants to think about anything cold (other than cocktails), but these ice caves provide a breathtaking exceptionSee also: Climber L...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Yoda Dance Remix Offers All the Advice You'll Ever Need
Give you advice, Yoda will.The wisest Jedi in the galaxy is known for his sage advice. But if you don't have time for a Star Wars marathon, videographer Eclectic Method packed all of Yoda's wise words...
08:24 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Playing Video Games Is a Full-Time Job for This Twitch Streamer
Every kid who has ever touched a Nintendo 64, PlayStation or any other gaming console has thought to themselves, “I wish I could play video games for a living.” That’s exactly what J...
07:30 am -07 - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable 10 College Dropouts More Successful Than You
College isn't for everyone. But that doesn't mean you can't be a genius without it.Though graduates are proven more likely to be hired than someone without higher education, many of the technology co...
07:17 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable 5 More Tech Companies Ready to Supercharge Your Virtual Reality
It's rare that a leader of one of Silicon Valley's leading companies openly reveals what his bet on the future is with any specificity. But Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg did exactly that on Tuesday durin...
06:54 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Mudslide Death Toll Remains Steady, Number of Missing People Falls to 90
ARLINGTON, Washington — More bodies have been located in the debris of the deadly mudslide in Oso, Wash., while the number of missing people has fallen from 176 to 90, officials said Wednesday.A...
06:54 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Mudslide Death Toll Remains Steady, 90 People Still Missing
ARLINGTON, Washington — More bodies have been located in the debris of the deadly mudslide in Oso, Wash., while the number of missing people has fallen from 176 to 90, officials said Wednesday.A...
06:01 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Is Nick Cannon's 'Whiteface' Stunt Offensive or Is He Trolling Us?
We have a new King of the Trolls, you guys.Rapper, comedian and TV host Nick Cannon has had a busy year preparing the release of a new album, hopscotching on an international DJ tour and promoting his...
05:39 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Copenhagen Zoo Euthanizes Four Lions Following Giraffe Controversy
A Danish zoo that has already faced criticism for killing a giraffe in February to prevent inbreeding, is under fire again — this time for putting down four healthy lions to make space for a new...
05:39 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Copenhagen Zoo Euthanizes 4 Lions Following Giraffe Controversy
A Danish zoo that has already faced criticism for killing a giraffe in February to prevent inbreeding, is under fire again — this time for putting down four healthy lions to make space for a new...
05:39 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Copenhagen Zoo Kills 4 Lions Weeks After Giraffe Controversy
A Danish zoo that has already faced criticism for killing a giraffe in February to prevent inbreeding, is under fire again — this time for putting down four healthy lions to make space for a new...
05:03 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable College Football Players Can Unionize, Landmark Labor Ruling Says
Scholarship football players at Northwestern University can unionize because they are, in fact, employees of the school. That was the landmark decision that came down from a regional director of the N...
04:31 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable No, Microsoft and Sony Don't Need to Worry About the Facebook-Oculus Deal
If you believe what you may have read online in the past 24 hours, in about five to 10 years we'll all be donning high-tech goggles when we go online, interacting with people who may be on the other s...
04:24 am -04 - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Playing Video Games Is a Full-Time Job for This Twitch Streamer
Every kid who has ever touched a Nintendo 64, PlayStation or any other gaming console has thought to themselves, “I wish I could play video games for a living.” That’s exactly what J...
04:03 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable In Oso, Search and Rescue Volunteers Play the Waiting Game
ARLINGTON, Washington — Following the deadly mudslide that ripped through the Oso, Wash. community Saturday morning, the Oso Fire Department has been an unofficial headquarters of sorts for volu...
03:37 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Successful Brands Don't Care About Sales on Twitter
Social-savvy brands have been using Twitter to engage with fans and followers for years, but since we know most of them aren't advertising, what are they using the service for?According to a recent So...
02:54 am -04 - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Mudslide Death Toll Remains Steady, Number of Missing People Falls to 90
ARLINGTON, Washington — More bodies have been located in the debris of the deadly mudslide in Oso, Wash., while the number of missing people has fallen from 176 to 90, officials said Wednesday.A...
02:47 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Box Launches New Tools for Developers
Box is rolling out new tools that will allow developers to build into the cloud-storage company's enterprise applications.Box CEO Aaron Levie introduced the tools, called Box View and Metadata, during...
02:30 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable The U.S. Cities Where People Live Life to the Fullest
Do you live in one of America's most active cities?Whether it's nightlife or the outdoors, most cities claim to have a lot to offer. But a list of the available activities doesn't necessarily reveal w...
02:02 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable California State Senator Arrested on Charges of Bribery and Corruption
California State Sen. Leland Yee has been indicted on charges of public corruption as a part of multiple arrests made by the FBI in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento, Calif. on Wednesday morni...
02:00 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Satellites Align: Dish and DirecTV Could Be the Next Big Media Merger
Dish Network Corp. Chairman Charlie Ergen recently contacted DirecTV Chief Executive Officer Mike White to discuss a merger of the two satellite television companies, according to several people with ...
01:39 am -04 - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Copenhagen Zoo Euthanizes 4 Lions Following Giraffe Controversy
A Danish zoo that has already faced criticism for killing a giraffe in February to prevent inbreeding, is under fire again — this time for putting down four healthy lions to make space for a new...
01:37 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Twitter Lets You Add 4 Photos to Tweets, Tag Anyone in Them
In case anyone doubted Twitter's commitment to photo-sharing — or to becoming more like Facebook — the company added a couple of features Wednesday that made its direction clear.You can no...
01:09 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Nick Young's Celebration Fail Is an All-Time Classic NBA Lowlight
For those uninitiated to the modern NBA, Nick Young is a flashy scoring guard for the Los Angeles Lakers. He's also something of a character and goes by the self-anointed nickname "Swaggy P" (just whe...
12:58 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Obama Talks Climate Change in James Cameron's Showtime Documentary
The Showtime documentary series "Years of Living Dangerously," executive produced by James Cameron, features an exclusive interview with Barack Obama, Mashable has learned — a segment that ...
12:30 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable 'He Needs Some Loving': Family Dog Found Alive in Mudslide Rubble
A family dog is getting some extra loving this week after he was pulled from the rubble of a home that was destroyed by a devastating mudslide.Buddy, a chocolate lab, was left at home in Darrington, W...
12:30 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable March Madness Sweet 16: The Ultimate Internet Guide
The March Madness field has been winnowed from its initial 68 teams to a Sweet 16. The men have been separated from the boys, leaving us with what may well be the tournament's greatest roundNow remain...
12:22 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Hulu Earns First-Ever Emmy Nomination With 'Behind the Mask'
Four mascots have helped Hulu slam dunk its way to its first Emmy nominationHulu's Behind the Mask, which debuted in 2013 and detailed the lives of sports teams' masked "unsung heroes," earned a 35th ...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Netflix Acquires Award-Winning Documentary About 3D Printing
Netflix has acquired documentary Print the Legend, a film about the 3D printing industry, which earned special jury recognition at SXSW this year for editing and storytelling. It will debut on Ne...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Bin Laden's Son-in-Law Convicted of Conspiring to Kill Americans
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law who was also a spokesperson for Al Qaeda and a close adviser to the terrorist mastermind, was convicted in federal court in New York City for pr...
12:05 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Malfunction Delays Arrival at ISS by 2 Days
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft suffered an apparent malfunction in orbit late on March 25, forcing its three-man crew to circle the Earth two extra days before reaching the International Space Station as ...
12:03 am -04 - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable In Oso, Search and Rescue Volunteers Play the Waiting Game
ARLINGTON, Washington — Following the deadly mudslide that ripped through the Oso, Wash. community Saturday morning, the Oso Fire Department has been an unofficial headquarters of sorts for volu...
12:02 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable Young Girls Speak Up: 'Bossy Has Nothing to Do With Being a Boy or Girl'
"Bossy" is a weighted word in our lexicon, often misconstrued as a pejorative for women who show leadership and assertiveness.But when Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, founder of LeanIn.org, teamed up wi...
12:00 am GMT - Thu, March 27, 2014
Mashable 12 Logical Tips to Party and Prosper Like Spock
Put on your party hats — it's the logical thing to doLeonard Nimoy celebrates his 83rd birthday Wednesday, and it's time to set your phasers to celebrate. In honor of Mr. Nimoy and his signature...
11:45 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable A Doggone Mess: Overturned Truck Spills Thousands of Corn Dogs
Snacktastrophe struck early Tuesday morning when a truck carrying corn dogs hit a guardrail and flipped over in LouisianaAlmost all of the truck's corny contents spilled across the roadway, causing a ...
11:36 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Poll: Who Will Advance in This Week's Sweet 16?
Last weekend's March Madness action was everything we hoped it would be: chaotic, thrilling and full of unexpected upsets.While no predictions remain perfect and no one will take home $1 billion from ...
10:42 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable How Most Gamers Feel About Oculus Rift Right Now
Facebook's $2 billion purchase of the virtual reality gaming company Oculus VR has caused a major rift in the gaming community.Some are worried that Mark Zuckerberg will ruin the platform, while other...
10:23 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Helicopter Video Captures Dramatic Rescue of 4-Year-Old From Mudslide
Snohomish County rescue workers have shared video that captures their dramatic rescue of a 4-year-old boy who was caught in the deadly mudslide on Saturday.The boy, who the New York Post identifies as...
10:23 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable The Dramatic Moment a 4-Year-Old Was Rescued From Washington Mudslide
Snohomish County rescue workers have shared video that captures their dramatic rescue of a 4-year-old boy who was caught in the deadly mudslide on Saturday.The boy, who the New York Post identifies as...
10:21 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Frank Underwood Dominates Westeros in 'House of Thrones'
The only politician more diabolical than Joffrey Baratheon is Frank Underwood. Everyone's favorite scheming senator has invaded Westeros, and Frank is not stopping until the Iron Throne is his.This ma...
09:35 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Blizzard 'Bomb' Wallops Cape Cod, Maine, and Canadian Maritimes
The worst storm to strike the Canadian Maritime provinces as well as Newfoundland in at least 10 years is now underway, with blizzard conditions, winds potentially exceeding 100 miles per hour, and 45...
09:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Better, Not More: 3 Ways to Maximize Email Marketing Data
The growing popularity of social media and mobile marketing has caused many industry leaders to question whether email marketing is still a relevant consumer marketing channel. In fact, email remains ...
09:05 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable NASA Satellite Captures Stunning Photo of Washington Mudslide
A satellite observing Earth has spotted the devastating Washington mudslide from space.The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on NASA's Landsat 8 satellite captured this image, which shows the magnitude of...
09:05 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable NASA Satellite Captures Photo of Washington Mudslide
A satellite observing Earth has spotted the devastating Washington mudslide from space.The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on NASA's Landsat 8 satellite captured this image, which shows the magnitude of...
08:50 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Hey Ya! Lollapalooza Lineup Features Outkast, Eminem, Lorde and More
Lollapalooza organizers hope you lose yourself in the festival's lineup this year.Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon, Skrillex, Calvin Harris and Arctic Monkeys will perform as headliners for the Chicago-...
08:41 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 'The Office' Gets a Time Machine in the Name of Copyright Reform
The Office just went back in time.When Joe Sabia decided to advocate for copyright reform, he didn't head to over change.org or make a preachy video that ultimately no one would watchSee also: 10 Obsc...
08:31 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable What Is Oculus Rift — and Why Should You Care?
In a move that shocked many this week, Facebook announced it is acquiring virtual reality gaming company Oculus VR for $2 billionAmid projections that the headset will truly change the way we play vid...
08:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Private Space Flight Is Worth the Risk, Experts Say
NEW YORK — Space tourism and commercial space mining projects are ushering in a new era of human spaceflight, but the success of private spaceflight will depend on ensuring safety and reducing...
08:11 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable AOL's New Ad Platform Tries to Break the Digital Spending Ceiling
AOL is taking a new approach to attracting the ad dollars that have stubbornly avoided the digital market — if you can't beat 'em, make 'em join you.The company is rolling out a new ad buying pl...
08:05 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Social Media, Marketing and PR: Who's Responsible for What?
Rattling off the job titles "head of public relations," "director of marketing" and "social media manager" all in a row sounds like the start of a bad "walks-into-a-bar" joke.In all seriousness, thoug...
08:05 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Malfunction Delays Arrival at ISS by 2 Days
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft suffered an apparent malfunction in orbit late on March 25, forcing its three-man crew to circle the Earth two extra days before reaching the International Space Station as ...
08:00 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 12 Logical Tips to Party and Prosper Like Spock
Put on your party hats — it's the logical thing to doLeonard Nimoy celebrates his 83rd birthday Wednesday, and it's time to set your phasers to celebrate. In honor of Mr. Nimoy and his signature...
07:57 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Watch the Startling Footage of a Train Derailing at O'Hare Airport
Dramatic footage believed to be from the moment a train derailed at Chicago O'Hare International Airport on Monday surfaced on YouTube Wednesday.The alleged CCTV footage shows a man walk up an escalat...
07:48 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Reddit Raises $55K in Dogecoin to Sponsor 'Underdog' NASCAR Driver
If you didn't already think the Internet was truly weird, and totally amazing, the marriage of dogecoin and NASCAR will convince you.Just over a week ago, Reddit user /u/Reddit_Racing noticed that up-...
07:45 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable A Doggone Mess: Overturned Truck Spills Thousands of Corn Dogs
Snacktastrophe struck early Tuesday morning when a truck carrying corn dogs hit a guardrail and flipped over in LouisianaAlmost all of the truck's corny contents spilled across the roadway, causing a ...
07:40 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 'Siegfried & Roy' White Tiger That Attacked Roy Horn Dies at 17
The white tiger that gravely injured Roy Horn, the latter half of illusionist duo Siegfried and Roy, on a Las Vegas stage more than a decade ago has died. The 17-year-old animal suffered a “shor...
07:36 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Poll: Who Will Advance in This Week's Sweet 16?
Last weekend's March Madness action was everything we hoped it would be: chaotic, thrilling and full of unexpected upsets.While no predictions remain perfect and no one will take home $1 billion from ...
07:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Kim Jong-un Haircuts Required for Men in North Korea
If you are a man in North Korea, we sincerely hope you have a round face. It's the shape that will work with your new haircut.That new haircut is called the "Dear Leader Kim Jong Un," modeled after...
07:30 pm -07 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable The U.S. Cities Where People Live Life to the Fullest
Do you live in one of America's most active cities?Whether it's nightlife or the outdoors, most cities claim to have a lot to offer. But a list of the available activities doesn't necessarily reveal w...
07:16 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Wedding, Career, Chemo: When Cancer Derails the Millennial Dream
Jenna Benn sat in her favorite childhood restaurant in Chicago, waiting for the doctor's call. She loved this place; it made her feel safe. She hadn’t eaten there since high school, but that day...
07:15 pm -05 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Netflix Acquires Award-Winning Documentary About 3D Printing
Netflix has acquired documentary Print the Legend, a film about the 3D printing industry, which earned special jury recognition at SXSW this year for editing and storytelling. It will debut on Ne...
07:14 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable You Can Now Use LastPass to Log Into Android Apps Automatically
Password management service LastPass, which stores passwords on a secure online service to automatically log users into websites, has rolled out automatic password entry to Android apps and the smartp...
07:12 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable The VR Experience That May Have Convinced Mark Zuckerberg to Buy Oculus
What do you do if you're thinking about spending $2 billion on a hot virtual reality company? Well, if you're Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, you go experience cutting-edge virtual reality for yourself....
07:08 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Obama Says He's 'Concerned' About a Nuclear Attack on NYC
President Obama says he is worried about a nuclear attack on New York City."I continue to be much more concerned when it comes to our security with the prospect of a nuclear weapon going off in Manhat...
07:00 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Lego's Latest 'Simpsons' Minifigures Are Diddly-Delightful
Finally, a peek at the good people of Springfield like you've never seen them before.Lego released the first photos of 16 additional Simpsons minifigures on Wednesday, and they are truly delightful. A...
06:48 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Houston Construction Worker Leaps From Raging Fire to Safety
A construction worker escaped death Tuesday when a fire ripped through a newly developed apartment building he was apparently working on in Houston, TexasWhat started as a small fire quickly became an...
06:42 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable How Most Gamers Feel About Oculus Rift Right Now
Facebook's $2 billion purchase of the virtual reality gaming company Oculus VR has caused a major rift in the gaming community.Some are worried that Mark Zuckerberg will ruin the platform, while other...
06:42 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Animate Creepy Fantasy Creatures for Our Vine Challenge
Bring your boogeyman and unicorns to life for this week's Mashable Vine Challenge. We want you to animate the swoops, chases, claws and roars of your favorite fantasy creatures.You can sculpt your cre...
06:37 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Candy Crush Developer's IPO Turns Sour on Market Debut
King Digital Entertainment is trading sharply lower in its first hours as a public company.Shares in the maker of Candy Crush Saga moved as much as 15% below its $22.50 opening price on Wednesday morn...
06:23 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable The Dramatic Moment a 4-Year-Old Was Rescued From Washington Mudslide
Snohomish County rescue workers have shared video that captures their dramatic rescue of a 4-year-old boy who was caught in the deadly mudslide on Saturday.The boy, who the New York Post identifies as...
06:07 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 2 CNN Producers Arrested for Trying to Break Into WTC
Two CNN producers were arrested after trying to break into the World Trade Center construction site Tuesday.According to police, Yon Pomrenze and Connor Boals were charged with trespassing and disorde...
05:45 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable North Korea Fires 2 Missiles as Obama Talks With Japan, South Korea
North Korea fired two mid-range missiles into the water between Japan and South Korea on Tuesday just as United States President Barack Obama sat down with the leaders of those two nations to discuss ...
05:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Better, Not More: 3 Ways to Maximize Email Marketing Data
The growing popularity of social media and mobile marketing has caused many industry leaders to question whether email marketing is still a relevant consumer marketing channel. In fact, email remains ...
05:16 pm +11 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Instagram Hits 200 Million Users
It's a testament to Instagram's success that when Mark Zuckerberg revealed the photo-sharing service had crossed the 200-million-user milestone, it barely rated a mention.The statistic arrived in the ...
04:52 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Online Journalism Is Growing, But That Doesn't Mean Much
The emergence of digital native media outlets and continued growth in online video has not yet drastically changed the face of the U.S. news media.Nearly one third of U.S. adults, including nearly hal...
04:50 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Hey Ya! Lollapalooza Lineup Features Outkast, Eminem, Lorde and More
Lollapalooza organizers hope you lose yourself in the festival's lineup this year.Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon, Skrillex, Calvin Harris and Arctic Monkeys will perform as headliners for the Chicago-...
04:41 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 'The Office' Gets a Time Machine in the Name of Copyright Reform
The Office just went back in time.When Joe Sabia decided to advocate for copyright reform, he didn't head to change.org or make a preachy video that ultimately no one would watchSee also: 10 Obscure M...
04:33 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Court Orders Turkey to Lift Twitter Ban
A Turkish court on Wednesday ordered the government to lift its Twitter ban, according to reports.The ruling from an Ankara administrative court asks Turkey's telecommunications authority (TIB) to res...
04:31 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable What Is Oculus Rift — and Why Should You Care?
I visited a stunning Tuscan estate today occupied by a brick building that looked like it had been there for centuries. I climbed through one of its many windows and stood near a running fountain. The...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Private Space Flight Is Worth the Risk, Experts Say
NEW YORK — Space tourism and commercial space mining projects are ushering in a new era of human spaceflight, but the success of private spaceflight will depend on ensuring safety and reducing...
04:08 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable The New HTC One Is Extrememly Hard to Repair
A teardown of the new HTC One M8 shows that the phone is extremely hard to pry open and repair, making it a tough choice for do-it-yourself typesWhile it does have some screws keeping certain componen...
04:08 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable The New HTC One Is Extremely Hard to Repair
A teardown of the new HTC One M8 shows that the phone is extremely hard to pry open and repair, making it a tough choice for do-it-yourself typesWhile it does have some screws keeping certain componen...
04:05 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Social Media, Marketing and PR: Who's Responsible for What?
Rattling off the job titles "head of public relations," "director of marketing" and "social media manager" all in a row sounds like the start of a bad "walks-into-a-bar" joke.In all seriousness, thoug...
03:58 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Malaysia: 122 Objects 'Most Credible Lead' in Search for Missing Plane
Malaysian authorities say satellite images showing a possible plane debris field of 122 objects in the Indian Ocean is "the most credible lead" they have in the search for the missing Malaysia Airline...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Kim Jong-un Haircuts Required for Men in North Korea
If you are a man in North Korea, we sincerely hope you have a round face. It's the shape that will work with your new haircut.That new haircut is reportedly called the "Dear Leader Kim Jong Un," model...
03:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable The Complete Hiss-tory of Cats on the Internet
When the Internet first collectively laid its eyes on cats, it was love at first furball.Though the cat's popularity dates far beyond the computer's lifespan, the Internet has increased our love tenfo...
02:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 9 Book Suggestions Based On Your Favorite '90s Album
Sometimes the best way to read a new novel is with the perfect soundtrackIf you're going through a serious period of '90s nostalgia, cracking open a book can satisfy your senses just as well as your o...
02:06 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 10 'Game of Thrones' Tumblrs for Your Daily Dose of Westeros
Game of Thrones is coming. Yes, your favorite series about duels, schemes and battles for the Iron Throne is scheduled to return to HBO on April 6In the meantime, you need to get your fix of Jon Snow,...
01:53 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Artist Uses the Force to Upgrade Thrift Store Paintings
The force can help defeat the Galactic Empire — or with thrift shopping.Canadian artist David Vancook found a creative way to upgrade bland landscapes and boring scenes found in forgotten resale...
01:03 pm GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Apple Engineer Reveals the Secret History of the iPhone
Apple senior engineer Greg Christie was part of the team that conjured up the iPhone back in 2005. Now, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal — preceding the next chapter in the legal bat...
12:08 pm -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable The New HTC One Is Extrememly Hard to Repair
A teardown of the new HTC One M8 shows that the phone is extremely hard to pry open and repair, making it a tough choice for do-it-yourself typesWhile it does have some screws keeping certain componen...
11:58 am -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Malaysia: 122 Objects 'Most Credible Lead' in Search for Missing Plane
Malaysian authorities say satellite images showing a possible plane debris field of 122 objects in the Indian Ocean is "the most credible lead" they have in the search for the missing Malaysia Airline...
10:59 am +11 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 35 Countries Agree to Nuclear Deal, But There's an Elephant in the Room
More than 30 countries agreed to a set of guidelines that will improve nuclear security, secure radioactive materials and combat illicit trafficking of nuclear weapons.The United States was the big pu...
10:41 am +05 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Kickstarter Backlash: Early Oculus Supporters Hate Facebook Deal
Hindsight is always 20-20, that is, unless you're looking through virtual-reality goggles — then, things may get really crazy. Just minutes after Facebook's announcement that it acquired Oculus...
10:12 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Through an Oculus, Clearly: Stop Freaking Out About Facebook
By now, we know that the reaction to a major Facebook acquisition among the chattering technorati follows a pretty simple script. It happened with Instagram in 2012, it happened again last month with ...
10:00 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 10 Y Combinator Startups to Watch
Y Combinator is one of the best-known startup incubators in Silicon Valley. Since its launch in 2005, it has helped launch hundreds of startups, including Reddit, Scribd, Airbnb and DropboxSee also: 1...
09:00 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Auto-Tuned 'Game of Thrones' Is Cooler Than the Night's Watch
The night is dark and full of auto-tune.John D. Boswell, better known as Melodysheep, has returned with a new video in his signature style. You may recognize Boswell's Melodysheep moniker from his pop...
08:10 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable In Oso, Everyone Is Affected by Deadly Mudslide
ARLINGTON, Washington — For at least 30 minutes on Tuesday night, things almost felt normal again in Arlington, Wash.Kids chased one another on the lawn, a volunteer walked around with a tray of...
07:28 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 51% of March Madness Fans Follow the Tournament at Work
The National Collegiate Athletic Association can't put March Madness on hold when people have to go to work, so fans are getting creative with mobile apps to keep up with their favorite teams at the o...
07:04 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Minecraft Creator Dumps Oculus: 'Facebook Creeps Me Out'
When Facebook announced it was buying Oculus VR, not everyone was happy — least of all, one of its key developersMinecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson said he would no longer be bringing his ...
06:32 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 10 More Bodies Found in Deadly Washington Mudslide, Death Toll Now 24
ARLINGTON, Washington — The death toll continues to rise following a massive mudslide in Oso, Wash., over the weekend.Local search and rescue officials pulled two more bodies from the wreckage o...
06:32 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 10 More Bodies Found in Washington Mudslide, Unofficial Death Toll Now 24
ARLINGTON, Washington — The death toll continues to rise following a massive mudslide in Oso, Wash., over the weekend.Local search and rescue officials pulled two more bodies from the wreckage o...
06:16 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Instagram Hits 200 Million Users
It's a testament to Instagram's success that when Mark Zuckerberg revealed the photo-sharing service had crossed the 200-million-user milestone, it barely rated a mention.The statistic arrived in the ...
05:44 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 7 Things to Know About Box CEO Aaron Levie
Box filed to raise $250 million in a public offering on Monday, putting in motion one of the most anticipated tech IPOS this yearThe move also put the spotlight on 29 year-old Box CEO Aaron Levie. Lev...
05:11 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Kickstarter Backlash: Early Oculus Supporters Hate Facebook Deal
Hindsight is always 20-20, that is, unless you're looking through virtual-reality goggles — then, things may get really crazy. Just minutes after Facebook's announcement that it acquired Oculus...
04:56 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Tears, Texts and 'Tough' Times: The Oscar Pistorius Trial Marches On
Oscar Pistorius is selling the home where he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the wee hours of Valentine's Day 2013. He'll use that money — the house is expected to fetch nearly $500,000 &...
04:29 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 9 Aerial Photos of the Washington Mudslide
A massive mudslide occurred near the Stillaguamish River in Oso, Wash. on Saturday in what reports are calling the worst mudslide the state has ever seen.Local officials are reporting at least 14 dead...
04:08 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Split 'With Hearts Full of Sadness'
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin made it more than a decade — and hey, in Hollywood years, that's roughly a lifetime.After more than 10 years of marriage, the Oscar-winning Iron Man actress and ...
03:45 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Ellen's Oscar Selfie Tweet Deleted: Is a Bug to Blame?
Ellen Degeneres' celebrity-packed selfie from the 86th Academy Awards holds the record for most-retweeted tweet, having surpassed President Barack Obama's "Four More Years" tweet earlier this monthBut...
03:37 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Facebook Buys Oculus VR. U Mad?
Facebook is buying virtual-reality company Oculus VR for $2 billion — and the Internet has exploded in responseOriginally introduced on Kickstarter in 2012, Oculus VR's gaming headset Oculus Rif...
03:15 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Just How Safe Is BASE Jumping From the World Trade Center?
The three men who parachuted off the top of 1 World Trade Center say no one tried to stop them, which means just about anyone can stroll to the roof of tallest building in the U.S. in the middle ...
03:08 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Apple iPad Site Sheds Light on Sports Concussions
While tablet rivals continue to wage media warfare against the iPad by pointing out its alleged deficiencies, Apple is highlighting how its tablet can be used for more than just content consumptionIn ...
03:04 am -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Minecraft Creator Dumps Oculus: 'Facebook Creeps Me Out'
When Facebook announced it was buying Oculus VR, not everyone was happy — least of all, one of its key developersMinecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson said he would no longer be bringing his ...
02:52 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Why the U.S. Lacks a National Landslide Warning System
When the massive debris flow of trees, rocks and mud swiftly buried the Steelhead Drive Development in Oso, Wash., on Saturday morning, killing at least 14, it did so without any warning. With at leas...
02:22 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Movie Ticket Discounts? Theater Owners Finally Budge on the Unthinkable
If American movie-theater owners have been super hardcore about one thing, it’s ticket prices. No matter what the Europeans and Canadians do, no matter how many startups try to hack into ticket ...
02:20 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Every Terrible Ad Cliché You've Ever Seen in One Genius Video
Lab beakers and Chinese farmers. Kites and panoramic views of Costa Rica. Cars, babies and canned goods — these are what advertisements are made ofStock video provider Dissolve has created a bri...
02:16 am -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Instagram Hits 200 Million Users
It's a testament to Instagram's success that when Mark Zuckerberg revealed the photo-sharing service had crossed the 200-million-user milestone, it barely rated a mention.The statistic arrived in the ...
02:05 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 'Candy Crush' Developer King Raises $500 Million at IPO
King, maker of the breakout mobile game Candy Crush, raised just less than $500 million in its IPO, the company announced in a filing released after the market closed on Tuesday.The $22.50 per share p...
02:02 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable No Fun League? NFL Draws Ire For Banning Celebration Dunks
The NFL on Tuesday added more fodder for the "No Fun League" jokes that have plagued it for years.In its continued effort to turn touchdowns into more somber and less celebratory affairs, the NFL will...
01:58 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Snowden: Obama's NSA Reform Proposal Is a 'Turning Point'
U.S. President Barack Obama's proposal to end the NSA's bulk collection of telephone records has gathered one noteworthy endorser: Edward Snowden.The whistleblower who leaked top-secret documents expo...
01:53 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Intel Buys Wearables Company Basic Science
Intel on Tuesday announced it has purchased Basis Science, the company behind the Basis Band health tracker.Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but TechCrunch reported earlier this month that Intel ...
01:53 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Intel Buys Wearables Company Basis Science
Intel on Tuesday announced it has purchased Basis Science, the company behind the Basis Band health tracker.Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but TechCrunch reported earlier this month that Intel ...
01:53 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Facebook Acquires Oculus VR for $2 Billion
Facebook announced Tuesday that it acquired Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift gaming headset in a cash and stock deal valued at $2 billion.The terms of the deal include $400 million in cas...
01:45 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Emoji-Inspired Slippers Puts $300 Poo on Your Shoe
Because who wouldn't want excrement emojis embroidered onto their fancy Italian loafers?Moda Operandi, an online boutique that directly links customers to designers, has released an exclusive collecti...
01:39 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Shares MS-DOS Source Code for First Time Ever
Early tech fans might remember the good 'ol days of Microsoft MS-DOS, the company's first operating system from the 1980s. Now, with the help of the Computer History Museum, Microsoft is making the so...
01:19 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Can the New HTC One Swim?
The new HTC One may only be a few hours old, but the stress tests have already begun. It's already passed one: The new flagship Android phone turns out to be remarkably water-resistant.The gang at Tec...
01:05 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Ethiopia Spies on Dissidents Using Foreign Technologies, Report Says
The Ethiopian government is using European and Chinese surveillance technology to spy on its political opponents, a new report suggests.The Human Rights Watch report accused the government of spying o...
12:32 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable 'Star Trek' Beer Is Final Frontier in Fandom
"Live long and drink Star Trek beer," an inebriated Spock said after the Federation of Beer unveiled a new Klingon-themed brew on TuesdayOK, he didn't really, but a thirsty nerd can dream.See also: Ho...
12:08 am -04 - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Split 'With Hearts Full of Sadness'
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin made it more than a decade — and hey, in Hollywood years, that's roughly a lifetime.After more than 10 years of marriage, the Oscar-winning Iron Man actress and ...
12:00 am GMT - Wed, March 26, 2014
Mashable Brace Yourself for 'Game of Thrones' in 10 Seconds
Brace yourself — spoilers lie ahead.As super-fans gathered outside New York City's Barclays Center for the Game of Thrones Epic Fan Experience on March 20, we asked the biggest fans to summarize...
11:59 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 35 Countries Agree to Nuclear Deal, But There's an Elephant in the Room
More than 30 countries agreed to a set of guidelines that will improve nuclear security, secure radioactive materials and combat illicit trafficking of nuclear weapons.The United States was the big pu...
11:48 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable New Moto 360 Photos Reveal Details and Customization
There's a lot to love about Motorola's Moto 360 smartwatch — at least, about what we know so far. In addition to its sleek, attractive and round design, the hardware will be customizable.Accordi...
11:48 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable New Moto 360 Photos Reveal New Straps and Microphone Port
There's a lot to love about Motorola's Moto 360 smartwatch — at least, about what we know so far. In addition to its sleek, attractive and round design, the hardware will be customizable.Accordi...
11:29 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable IRS: Bitcoin Is Property, Not Currency
Are you struggling with how to deal with bitcoin on your tax return? Well, struggle no more. The Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday announced that bitcoin and other virtual currencies are treated as ...
11:15 pm -04 - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Just How Safe Is BASE Jumping From the World Trade Center?
The three men who parachuted off the top of 1 World Trade Center say no one tried to stop them, which means just about anyone can stroll to the roof of tallest building in the U.S. in the middle ...
11:09 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Hear Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson Roar as 'Hercules' in Film's First Trailer
The menacing foes have come out in full force in the first trailer for action film HerculesThe clip arrived Tuesday, giving viewers a glimpse at Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson's portrayal of the title char...
10:57 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Gary Oldman Has No Idea Whether the Phone He's Selling Is Any Good
Gary Oldman makes a rare appearance in an ad for the new HTC One M8 smartphone, challenging viewers to "ask the Internet" about the device.Oldman, a respected actor with a fervent Reddit following, do...
10:51 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Sean Combs: Call Me 'Puff Daddy' (Again)
It’s been a long time since 1997, and Sean Combs is feeling a little puffyThe rap impresario wants us to call him “Puff Daddy” once again, effectively circling back to the moniker he...
10:37 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Daredevil Soars Over Great Wall of China in Parachuting Stunt
There has to be at least a few laws against this.In this action-packed video from Pittsburgh Paragliding, one daredevil straps on a parachute and throws himself off the Great Wall of China. The paragl...
10:24 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Developing Storm May Be Worst Canada Has Seen in 10 Years
The storm that weather forecasters have been highlighting for days is now in the early stages of its transformation from a seemingly ordinary low pressure center, stirring up light rain and snow, to a...
10:11 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Earthquake May Have Caused Washington Mudslide, Official Says
ARLINGTON, Washington — A small earthquake struck just days before the deadly mudslide ravaged a rural community in Washington state last Saturday morning, officials say.John Pennington, directo...
09:57 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Venezuela Tries to Prosecute Main Opposition, But She Fights On
The head of Venezuela's Congress, Diosdado Cabello, said that main opposition leader Maria Machado is no longer a member of the legislature. This would strip Machado of parliamentary immunity and open...
09:16 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 'Homeland' Actor James Rebhorn Wrote His Own Emotional Obituary
James Rebhorn, the character actor who died last week after battling skin cancer, left behind a self-written obituary detailing the heartfelt impact that his closest relatives, mentors and colleagues ...
09:06 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable MLB App Puts Baseball Players' Careers in Their Own Hands
This season, Major League Baseball players will have a new tool at their disposal in the form of a mobile app. But it's for use off the field.The Major League Baseball Players Association, the union t...
08:51 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 'Interstellar' in IMAX: Christopher Nolan's Space Adventure Is Going to Be Huge
We’ve still seen precious little of Christopher Nolan’s forthcoming space-travel epic Interstellar, but when we finally do, it’s gonna be huge.As in 72 feet by 53 feet, the standard ...
08:27 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Malaysia Airlines Search Area Is the Worst Place on Earth to Lose a Plane
The ongoing search and recovery operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner was suspended on Tuesday due to extreme weather in the southern Indian Ocean."A visual search will resume tomorrow ...
08:27 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Spotify Slashes Subscription Prices for College Students
Spotify slashed the price for a premium account from $9.99 to $4.99 for U.S. college students on Tuesday. The discount will likely provide a solid spike to Spotify's user headcount, which at last coun...
08:21 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Tumblr Adds Two-Step Authentication to Ward Off Hackers
As a part of an effort to ramp up security efforts and keep away hackers, Tumblr is the latest company to add two-step authentication to its social blogging platform.Before Tuesday, all users were log...
08:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Brace Yourself for 'Game of Thrones' in 10 Seconds
Brace yourself — spoilers lie ahead.As super-fans gathered outside New York City's Barclays Center for the Game of Thrones Epic Fan Experience on March 20, we asked the biggest fans to summarize...
07:45 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable The New HTC One Is the Same as the Old HTC One — and That's Good
Can a phone be in love with itself? The new HTC One is very similar to the last, um, one. Clearly, HTC thinks it hit the sweet spot with the previous One, and it's not going to mess with success. The ...
07:30 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Spider-Man Has a Spider-Baby, Thanks to Evian
Sony has caught Evian in its web of marketing endorsement deals for the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2.The video above is a teaser for The Amazing Baby & Me 2, an ad that will draft Spider-Man into...
07:20 pm -07 - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Every Terrible Ad Cliché You've Ever Seen in One Genius Video
Lab beakers and Chinese farmers. Kites and panoramic views of Costa Rica. Cars, babies and canned goods — these are what advertisements are made ofStock video provider Dissolve has created a bri...
07:18 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Get Ready for the Content Arms Race
This post was authored by Shane Snow, co-founder and CCO of Contently.I’ve been using war metaphors a lot lately.I don’t like war. Not at all. But for the past several months, it’s t...
07:15 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable HTC Launches New Flagship Smartphone, the HTC One M8
The HTC One just got a big refresh. HTC launched the 2014 model of its flagship phone, called the HTC One M8, at an event in New York City on Tuesday.The new One has a similar design to last year's mo...
07:12 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Hackers Win Trip to Dubai at MashHacks: Travel
BOSTON — Ten teams gathered March 22 with hopes of winning a trip to Dubai at MashHacks: Travel presented by Emirates. The hackathon challenged contestants to create innovative travel apps that ...
07:09 pm -04 - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Hear Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson Roar as 'Hercules' in Film's First Trailer
The menacing foes have come out in full force in the first trailer for action film HerculesThe clip arrived Tuesday, giving viewers a glimpse at Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson's portrayal of the title char...
07:02 pm -07 - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable No Fun League? NFL Draws Ire For Banning Celebration Dunks
The NFL on Tuesday added more fodder for the "No Fun League" jokes that have plagued it for years.In its continued effort to turn touchdowns into more somber and less celebratory affairs, the NFL will...
06:53 pm -07 - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Intel Buys Wearables Company Basic Science
Intel on Tuesday announced it has purchased Basis Science, the company behind the Basis Band health tracker.Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but TechCrunch reported earlier this month that Intel ...
06:51 pm -04 - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Sean Combs: Call Me 'Puff Daddy' (Again)
It’s been a long time since 1997, and Sean Combs is feeling a little puffyThe rap impresario wants us to call him “Puff Daddy” once again, effectively circling back to the moniker he...
06:45 pm -07 - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Emoji-Inspired Slippers Puts $300 Poo on Your Shoe
Because who wouldn't want excrement emojis embroidered onto their fancy Italian loafers?Moda Operandi, an online boutique that directly links customers to designers, has released an exclusive collecti...
06:09 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Sony Has No Plans to Use Android Wear for Its Smartwatches
Sony will not use Google's Android Wear platform for its upcoming wearable products, CNET reports.Instead, Sony will keep using its Android-based SmartWatch platform, which was the basis for the compa...
05:40 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Inspiring Girl Scout Breaks Cookie Sales Record With 18,107 Boxes
An Oklahoma girl has broken the all-time national record for Girl Scout cookie sales with 18,107, which shatters the record of 18,000 from the '80s.In the interview below, Katie Francis, 12, told The ...
05:05 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Amazon Customers Wake Up to Unexpected Cash
Amazon customers had a pleasant surprise in their email inbox this morning: credits from a settlement between some of the largest U.S. book publishers and a coalition of state attorneys general.People...
04:39 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable A New Reason Not to Eat Pigs: They Rule at Video Games
Pigs can absolutely crush it on Super Mario Brothers. So…don’t eat them, OK?An ad for educational and advocacy group Farm Sanctuary, set to launch this week, tells the rest of us what many...
04:33 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable E-Cigarettes Won't Help You Quit 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 around the world. Here are the stories we're reading today.It’s not all too of...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 13 March Madness Fans in a Frenzy Over Basketball
Without the support of their devoted followers, basketball games would be eerily quiet. There would be nothing mad about March at all — no screaming, cheering, yelling or victory dances. Dunks a...
04:21 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable RIP Flight 370: Malaysia Says Goodbye, But Chinese Families Won't Give Up
The Malaysia Star, one of the country's major news publications, ran a front page cover in tribute to the 239 people on board Malaysia Airlines flight 370, just one day after authorities declared that...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Wake Up Your Senses With Invigorating Coffee Art
Liv Buranday isn't playing with food — so shove that notion in your coffee grinderThe young artist from the Philippines creates works of art made with nothing more than ground coffee beans.See a...
03:07 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 6 Twitter Accounts That Will Find You Free Music
Everything is better when it's free. Food is a little tastier, clothes look a little better and music sounds even sweeterThanks to a crowded scene and the rise of the digital age, there are plenty of ...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 5 Elementary Conspiracies for 'Sherlock' Fans
There are plenty of conspiracy theories floating around the Internet about old cartoons, '90s shows and especially any cancelled TV series. But when was the last time you theorized shows that are actu...
02:20 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 7 Self-Awareness Techniques to Make You a Better Leader
What is the most important characteristic of a leader? Some might say it's integrity. Others may say that it's being a good motivator. But psychologist and author Sherrie Campbell believes that self-a...
02:03 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 7 Times the Internet Teamed Up to Solve a Mystery
The Internet loves a good mystery. From cracking complicated codes to identifying obscure songs, web users love to solve the unsolvableOnline communities such as Reddit and 4chan have entire threads d...
01:59 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable See the Insane BASE Jump From NYC's Freedom Tower
On Sept. 30, 2013, at 3AM in the morning, four men climbed the 1,776-foot Freedom Tower in New York City. Three of them parachuted down while one kept a lookout — and they've got footage to prov...
01:59 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Video: Men Parachute Jump From Top of NYC's Freedom Tower
Four men climbed the 1,776-foot Freedom Tower in New York City at 3 a.m. on Sept. 30, 2013. Three of them parachuted down while one kept a lookout — and they've got footage to prove itThe video,...
01:22 pm GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable How Where You Live Affects What You Pay to Fly
First the bad news: Average airfares are higher in U.S. states with lower median household incomes.That’s according to a report from travel site Hopper, which found that the state you fly from c...
11:00 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 'FiveThirtyEight,' 'The Upshot' and Vox Bet Big on Explanatory Journalism
When Nate Silver took his talents to ESPN last July, The New York Times—Silver’s former employer—convened a committee to plot its next move. It concluded the Times shouldn’t re...
10:20 am -04 - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 7 Self-Awareness Techniques to Make You a Better Leader
What is the most important characteristic of a leader? Some might say it's integrity. Others may say that it's being a good motivator. But psychologist and author Sherrie Campbell believes that self-a...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Math Teacher Punishes Students With 'Game of Thrones' Spoilers
This teacher is worse than Joffrey Baratheon.A math teacher is replacing detention with something a little more dire — writing Game of Thrones spoilers on the board. On the French site DansTonCh...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Starbucks Bouncer Ruins Every Coffee Addict's Day
Even morning people need that first cup of coffee to kick start the dayCoffee addicts will kick down a Starbucks door at 4 a.m., if needed. So the idea of someone blocking the path to sweet java heave...
08:37 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Obama to Propose Overhaul of NSA's Bulk Phone-Record Collection: Report
The Obama administration is set to release a legislative proposal that would revamp the National Security Agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone data, according to a new report.Under the new plan,...
08:03 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable USC Is Offering a Google Glass Course for Journalism
OK, Glass, it's time to change journalismThat will be the collective mindset of students taking "Glass Journalism," a new course slated for the fall semester at the University of Southern California,...
07:26 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Most Marketers Have Yet to Embrace Twitter Advertising
More than 90% of Twitter's revenue comes from advertising and promoted accounts, especially via mobile, but studies show that the social network is struggling to attract marketersOnly 23% of marketers...
06:58 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 33 Songs That Feel Like Spring
It feels like we've been saying it for weeks, but spring is truly just around the corner.While it appears that the long winter we've endured has one more storm left in it, we're about ready to start a...
06:32 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Soldiers Snap Selfies During Norwegian Military Exercise
NATO soldiers are putting your selfies to shame.Participants in the Norwegian military's annual Cold Response exercise took snapshots of themselves during their day-to-day activities, which are quickl...
05:59 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Google to Offer Ray-Ban and Oakley Versions of Glass
After months of speculation about which company Google might tap to produce more fashionable versions of Glass, the tech giant finally announced a partnership with Luxottica on Monday.As the parent co...
05:27 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Google Rolls Out Google Now for Chrome
Google began rolling out Google Now to desktop versions of Chrome on MondayUsers of Google Now's Android and iOS apps can now see the intelligent personal assistant's contextual notifications from the...
05:03 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Crying Kansas Kid: Did CBS Go Too Far?
Stanford scored one of the weekend's biggest March Madness upsets by taking down mighty Kansas and earning itself a trip to the Sweet 16 on Sunday. The Cardinal dashed the hopes of Kansas phenomenon A...
04:37 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable More 'Cosmos' Eye Candy: Photos From Episode 3
Cosmos finished its third episode Sunday night, and host Neil deGrasse Tyson showed viewers how a better understanding of gravity, comets and the solar system helped humans learn more about the stars ...
03:55 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable If Facebook Filtered Your Friends' Most Annoying Habits
Worldwide self-esteem would rise if not for all the promotion-nabbing, baby-toting, humble-bragging Facebook friends out there.YouTube comedy channel Comediva imagined a hilarious way to cut the unwan...
03:30 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Listen to The Black Keys' Psychedelic New Single 'Fever' From 'Turn Blue'
The Black Keys got weird when announcing their forthcoming album Turn Blue by posting a surreal YouTube video that they shared on Mike Tyson's Twitter account. For their first single, however, the ban...
03:19 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable G7 Nations Isolate Russia, Back Out of Sochi Summit
The world's top economic powers have officially backed out of the planned G8 summit in Sochi, a result of Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine."We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Jap...
02:45 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 2 Accused of Pirating 1 Million Android Apps Plead Guilty
The two leaders of a piracy group that offered an alternative market for counterfeit Android apps have pleaded guilty to copyright infringement charges, according to a prosecutors' press release.The t...
02:28 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Here's What Apple's Chromecast Killer Could Look Like
With rumors surfacing that Apple may be working on a streaming television service with Comcast, it's only natural that some observers are beginning to wonder what form Apple's smart TV will take in th...
02:04 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Russia Forcibly Completes Takeover of Ukraine Military Bases
Shortly before sunrise around 4 a.m. Monday morning, Russian forces stormed one of Ukraine’s last military holdouts in Crimea. Troops descended from helicopters and used armored personnel carrie...
02:01 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Disney to Acquire Top YouTube Network Maker Studios for $500 Million
Disney has agreed to purchase top YouTube network Maker Studios for $500 million, the media giant confirms to Mashable, giving the Mouse House a powerful asset — and accompanying know-how —...
01:52 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Google Now to Warn You of Traffic Accidents
If you're a regular commuter, Google may have greatly expanded the utility of its Google Now app with a new feature that lets you know if you're heading near a traffic accident.As the company explaine...
01:36 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Magic Vuvuzela Is World's Most Annoying Way to Change Channels
You probably haven't thought much about vuvuzelas in the last four years. Back in 2010, these South African plastic horns made headlines when they became an annoying distraction during the World CupNo...
01:35 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable American Eagle Trolls Internet With Doggie Apparel
Aren't you tired of not having a chambray crop top for your pooch? Dogs deserve a chance at style, and thanks to American Eagle they are finally getting their moment in the fashion spotlight. The U.S....
01:28 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Deepwater Horizon Study Finds Crude Oil Harmful to Bluefin, Yellowfin Tuna
On the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez disaster, a new study sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, found that crude oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill cause...
01:15 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Google Lets You Send Photo Collages to Your TV
Chromecast users now have a new tool for sharing photos from their iOS devices.Google launched Photowall for Chromecast on iOS Sunday. It's an app that enables Chromecast users to create interactive p...
01:14 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Boston Marathon Bombing Double Amputee Expecting Child
Jeff Bauman, a double amputee who lost his legs after being injured in the Boston Marathon bombing last year, is expecting a child with his fiancé, the couple announced Sunday on FacebookBauman, ...
01:05 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Cloud Storage Company Box Files for $250 Million IPO
Box has filed for a $250 million initial public offering, confirming reports from earlier this year that the company was preparing to go public.The cloud storage company highlighted significant user g...
01:00 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Climber Laughs in the Face of 'Don't Look Down'
Warning: This video is not for the faint of heights.Professional YouTube free-runner Mustang Wanted is back with a dizzying new climbing video. This time, he's climbing up and down a derelict bridge w...
12:55 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Flight 370 Families to Malaysian Government: You're 'Executioners'
The families of those lost aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have joined together to issue a scathing statement accusing the Malaysian authorities of murder."If the 154 passengers did lose their liv...
12:45 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable NPR Is First Talk Station on Apple iTunes Radio
Although still new to most Apple users, iTunes Radio has just received an significant upgrade: its first non-music stationNational Public Radio, one of the leading talk radio networks in the U.S., bec...
12:37 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable As Hopes Dim, Washington Mudslide Rescue Effort Carries On
When Snohomish County, Wash., officials began talking to media about mudslide rescue efforts on Monday, their mood was determined but somber. Rescue teams had not uncovered more bodies in addition to ...
12:30 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable 10 Ways the World Could End That Don't Involve Zombies
The world is ending. Happy Monday! AllTime10 has cataloged 10 of the scariest ways all life on Earth could end for good. Some are far-fetched, such as the reversing of Earth's magnetic poles, while so...
12:19 am GMT - Tue, March 25, 2014
Mashable Lady Gaga's 'G.U.Y.' Music Video: 12 Minutes of Eyebrow-Raising Oddities
Oh Gaga, you inspire/frighten us soThe Mother Monster dropped her new music video — ahem, excuse us, "ArtPop film" — Saturday on NBC, and it's a doozy. The almost 12-minute video focuses o...
11:33 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Journalist Deaths Highlight Deteriorating Security in Afghanistan
The murder of AFP reporter Sardar Ahmad and his family members as part of an attack that killed nine people in a luxury hotel in Kabul hit journalists in Afghanistan particularly hard.Ahmad, his wife ...
11:30 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Iowa State Coach Apologizes to Daughter for Post-Game Dad Dance
After a thrillling 85-83 win over North Carolina on Sunday to earn a berth in March Madness' Sweet 16 round, Iowa State has established itself as one of the tournament's most fun teams to watch. (Just...
11:21 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Turkey's Twitter Ban Faces First Legal Challenges
A press organization and two experts in Internet law filed two challenges against Turkey's Twitter ban on Monday.The Turkish Journalists’ Association, the country's largest with 3,300 members, f...
10:21 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Obama Joins Quora, Answers Your Healthcare Questions
Barack Obama will now answer your questions — on Quora.The President joined the question-and-answer social network on Monday, posting two answers about the Affordable Care Act, often referred to...
10:04 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable BuzzFeed Teams Up With Ex-Gawker Traffic Guru at Whisper
BuzzFeed has reached a content-sharing agreement with Whisper, an anonymous social network where former Gawker traffic guru Neetzan Zimmerman is now editor-in-chief.Zimmerman and another Whisper ...
09:50 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Gets Darker, Deeper Trailer
"Go into the past to end this war before it ever begins." It's a lofty (and somewhat confusing) request, even by the standards of Magneto (Ian McKellen)And thus begins the journey of Wolverine (Hugh J...
09:31 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Malaysia Airlines Told Families About Flight's Fate Before Texting
When Malaysian officials announced flight 370 tragically "ended" in the Indian Ocean, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Rajak said during a press conference on Monday that the airline delivered the news...
09:26 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable China and Huawei Demand Explanations on NSA Spying
After new Edward Snowden documents revealed NSA operations against Huawei, the tech company and China want answers.Since at least 2007, the NSA has been conducting a sophisticated operation against Hu...
09:19 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable How To Moonwalk Just Like Mike in 5 Simple Steps
The day when you finally master your moonwalk has finally arrived. Now you can go to your next '80s party knowing you've got all the right moves.Designer Jacob O'Neal has created a handy animated info...
09:01 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Twitter Makes You Watch TV More Than You Realize
Twitter and TV are an even better match than we thought — which is saying something — as new research published Monday shows that 92% of Twitter users have taken immediate action around a ...
08:59 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Neil deGrasse Tyson Sounds Even Better in Slow Motion
Astrophysicist, Cosmos host and all-around Internet darling Neil deGrasse Tyson is riveting to listen to. In fact, the only thing more exciting than Neil deGrasse Tyson talking about science is listen...
08:45 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable The Science Behind an Unusually Powerful March Snowstorm
Weather forecasters are trying to nail down the specifics regarding how a rapidly intensifying storm off the East Coast will affect coastal areas from New Jersey to Boston and downeast Maine on Tuesda...
08:35 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable 'A Feeling of Purpose': 10 Startup Employees Share Their Stories
There's something both thrilling and terrifying about joining a company in its early stages — you're never quite sure of what the future may hold. In The First 100 we're highlighting hires #1 th...
07:56 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Google May Develop a YouTube For Kids
With over 6 billion hours of video watched each month, YouTube is an incredibly powerful platform for video consumption and sharing. It's even beating Facebook as a social media site among teenagers....
07:37 pm -05 - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable As Hopes Dim, Washington Mudslide Rescue Effort Carries On
When Snohomish County, Wash., officials began talking to media about mudslide rescue efforts on Monday, their mood was determined but somber. Rescue teams had not uncovered more bodies in addition to ...
07:35 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Netflix Stock Takes a Hit After Apple-Comcast Report Surfaces
Netflix's stock fell 7% on Monday after a Wall Street Journal report emerged claiming Apple was in talks with Comcast for a TV set-top box release.Comcast, the country's largest cable operator, is rep...
07:30 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: 25 Years Later, Effects Still Linger
Twenty-five years ago today, one of the worst oil spills in United States history took place in Prince William Sound on the Gulf of Alaska. The water filled with about 10.8 million gallons of toxic cr...
07:21 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Venezuela Investigates 60 Cases of Police Abuse
Venezuela Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz admitted the country's police has, at times, crossed the line in responding to street protests that have swept the country for over six weeksOrtega announc...
06:43 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable New Sprint Ad Stars Andrew Dice Clay as a Talking Hamster
Andrew Dice Clay, fresh off his surprising dramatic turn in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine, is sinking his teeth into a new role: talking hamster.The odd, Wes Anderson-esque campaign promotes Sprint's "Fr...
06:33 pm -05 - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Journalist Deaths Highlight Deteriorating Security in Afghanistan
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Mashable Mila Kunis Is Pregnant and Other News You Need to Know
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Mashable Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie Found Dead at 50
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Mashable Turkey's Ban On Twitter Faces First Legal Challenges
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Mashable Malaysia Airlines: Flight 370 'Lost' With No Survivors
Citing new satellite data, the Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Rajak said in a press conference that Malaysia Airlines flight 370 "ended" in the Indian Ocean, effectively putting an end to speculatio...
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Mashable Malaysia Airlines: Flight 370 Lost With No Survivors
Citing new satellite data, the Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Rajak said in a press conference that Malaysia Airlines flight 370 "ended" in the Indian Ocean, effectively putting an end to speculatio...
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Mashable Egypt Court Sentences 529 Mohamed Morsi Supporters to Death
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Mashable Bloomberg Media Makes First Moves Toward New Digital Products
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Mashable Mila Kunis Is Pregnant and Other News You Need to Know
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Mashable Twitter Makes You Watch TV More Than You Realize
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Mashable 32 Injured When Train Derails at Chicago's O'Hare Airport
More than thirty people were injured Monday morning when a train derailed at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport."The train actually climbed over the last stop, jumped up on the sidewalk and then w...
04:45 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Starbucks Mugs From Japan Are Grande Illusions
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03:49 pm GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable 32 Injured When Train Derails at Chicago's O'Hare Airport
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Mashable 20 Killer 'Game of Thrones' Items on Etsy
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Mashable 9 Super Simple Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier
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Mashable Chinese, Australian Aircraft Spot Multiple Objects in South Indian Ocean
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Mashable 3 Strategies for Improving Your Facebook Ads
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Mashable LG's Smart Bulb Connects With Your Smartphone
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Mashable Bloomberg Media Makes First Moves Toward New Digital Products
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Mashable Look Twice at These Ultra-Realistic Eye Drawings
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Mashable 32 Injured When Train Derails at Chicago's O'Hare Airport
More than thirty people were injured Monday morning when a train derailed at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport."The train actually climbed over the last stop, jumped up on the sidewalk and then w...
08:04 am -05 - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable LG's Smart Bulb Connects With Your Smartphone
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08:00 am GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: The Disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
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Mashable Creationists Condemn Neil DeGrasse Tyson's 'Cosmos' for Pro-Evolution Stance
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Mashable Viral Video Recap: 'Wheel of Fortune' Win, Obama and Putin Chat and More
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Mashable 3 Strategies for Improving Your Facebook Ads
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Mashable Apple in Talks With Comcast for Set-Top Box Video Service, Report Says
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Mashable 22 Snaps That Feature Epic Emojis
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Mashable Look Twice at These Ultra-Realistic Eye Drawings
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Mashable 4 Dead and 18 Missing After Massive Mudslide in Washington
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05:07 am GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable 8 Dead, Many Still Missing After Massive Mudslide in Rural Washington
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05:07 am GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable 8 Dead, 108 Still Missing After Massive Mudslide in Rural Washington
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Mashable The Fourth Screen: How Smartwatches Could Be Used for Ads
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Mashable This Is How the NSA Is Trying to Win Over the Media
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Mashable Seth Rogen and James Franco Spoof Kimye's 'Vogue' Cover
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Mashable California DMV Investigates Potential Large-Scale Data Breach
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12:13 am GMT - Mon, March 24, 2014
Mashable California DMV Investigates Potential Large-Scale Data Breach
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Mashable Extreme Spring Storm to Lash Mid-Atlantic, Northeast With Snow and Wind
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Mashable 22 Snaps That Feature Epic Emojis
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Mashable Turkey Tightens Twitter Ban, Blocks Access to Servers
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Mashable 4 Dead and 18 Missing After Massive Mudslide in Washington
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Mashable Turkey Tightens Twitter Ban, Blocks Access to Servers
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Mashable Job Openings in Tech at Priceline, Defy Media and More
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Mashable The Moment Turkey Shot Down a Syrian Fighter Jet, Caught on Live TV
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Mashable French Satellite Images Identify Possible Debris From Malaysia Airlines Plane
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Mashable This Is How the NSA Is Trying to Win Over the Media
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Mashable 10 Obscure Muppet TV Specials You Forgot About
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07:04 pm +01 - Sun, March 23, 2014
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Mashable Seth Rogen and James Franco Spoof Kimye's 'Vogue' Cover
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06:04 pm GMT - Sun, March 23, 2014
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Mashable California DMV Investigates Potential Large-Scale Data Breach
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Mashable French Satellite Images Identify Possible Debris From Malaysia Airlines Plane
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Mashable Behind Wildlife Data: The Animals That Make Research Possible
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Mashable 5 Can't-Miss Apps: March Madness and More
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07:55 am GMT - Sun, March 23, 2014
Mashable 5 Can't-Miss Apps: March Madness and More
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07:00 am +01 - Sun, March 23, 2014
Mashable Olympus OM-D E-M10: Cutting-Edge Camera With a Friendly-ish Price
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06:00 am GMT - Sun, March 23, 2014
Mashable Olympus OM-D E-M10: Cutting-Edge Camera With a Friendly-ish Price
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05:00 am +01 - Sun, March 23, 2014
Mashable Google Doodle Celebrates Abstract Painter Agnes Martin
Google took users on a trip into high-art territory on Saturday by posting a minimalist Google Doodle to honor the memory of famed abstract painter Agnes MartinBorn on March 22, 1912 in Canada, Martin...
04:00 am GMT - Sun, March 23, 2014
Mashable Google Doodle Celebrates Abstract Painter Agnes Martin
Google took users on a trip into high-art territory on Saturday by posting a minimalist Google Doodle to honor the memory of famed abstract painter Agnes MartinBorn on March 22, 1912 in Canada, Martin...
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Mashable In Pictures, Russia's Military Occupation of Crimea
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Mashable 5 Organizations to Support on World Water Day
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Mashable Pakistan Printer Censors Entire 'New York Times' Front-Page Story
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Mashable NSA Hacked and Spied on Huawei, Snowden Documents Say
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Mashable 15 Puppies That Understand Your Excitement
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12:55 am -07 - Sun, March 23, 2014
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Mashable 7 Items You Can't Live Without That Depend on Water
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Mashable 12 Corny Jokes for National Corndog Day
Bust out the mustard — it's National Corndog Day.You may wonder how to celebrate this holiday you never thought about. Don't panic — we've got you covered on this corny holiday with some c...
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Mashable 4 Side Jobs to Pad Your Paycheck
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10:54 pm GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Kevin Bacon Showcases 'Footloose' Moves on 'The Tonight Show'
Kevin Bacon proved that he's still got moves after dancing on the The Tonight Show in honor of Footloose's 30th anniversary.The 55-year-old actor appeared as a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy...
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Mashable Apple Working on Spotify-Like Service and iTunes Android App, Report Says
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Mashable Michelle Obama Defends Internet Freedom in China Speech
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama defended the importance of free speech and Internet freedom in a talk in China on Saturday.Obama spoke at the Stanford Center at Peking University in Beijing, as part of...
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Mashable In Pictures, Russia's Military Occupation of Crimea
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Mashable The Black Keys Announce New Album Via Mike Tyson's Twitter Account
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Pro-Russian forces besieged Ukrainian military bases in Crimea in two separate incidents on Saturday.In the first incident, around 200 pro-Russian protesters stormed one of the last Ukrainian-controll...
07:34 pm GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable BlackBerry Sells Majority of Its Canadian Real Estate
BlackBerry has announced an agreement to sell the bulk of its Canadian real estate holdings, as the handset maker stockpiles cash to help its pivot toward emerging market consumers.The company said in...
07:33 pm -07 - Sat, March 22, 2014
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Mashable Kaleidoscopic GIFs Will Leave You Mesmerized
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Mashable Pakistan Printer Censors Entire 'New York Times' Front-Page Story
Pakistani readers were not able to see the International New York Times' front-page story, as it was censored by the newspaper's local printing partner.Entitled "What Pakistan Knew About Bin Laden," t...
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Mashable 7 Items You Can't Live Without That Depend on Water
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06:23 pm GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Marjan the Lion: Slain AFP Reporter Sardar Ahmad's Final Story
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Mashable NSA Hacked and Spied on Huawei, Snowden Documents Say
The NSA has been conducting a sophisticated years-long operation against Chinese tech company Huawei, including hacking into its networks, and spying on the companies' top executives, according to rep...
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Mashable 16 Crazy Things More Likely Than a Perfect March Madness Bracket
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06:00 pm -07 - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable 15 Puppies That Understand Your Excitement
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05:00 pm GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable 4 Habits Guaranteed to Lose Your Boss's Trust
You could spend years working for the same manager, building your reputation as a hard-working, well-intentioned, always-dependable employeeAnd in a fraction of that time, you could lose it all.It may...
05:00 pm GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable 4 Habits Guaranteed to Lose Your Boss' Trust
You could spend years working for the same manager, building your reputation as a hard-working, well-intentioned, always-dependable employeeAnd in a fraction of that time, you could lose it all.It may...
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Mashable Chinese Satellites Spot Large Object in South Indian Ocean
A Chinese satellite has spotted a large object floating in the South Indian Ocean.China's State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND) announced on Saturday...
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Mashable 12 Corny Jokes for National Corndog Day
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Mashable Kevin Bacon Showcases 'Footloose' Moves on 'The Tonight Show'
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03:29 pm -07 - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Apple Working on Spotify-Like Service and iTunes Android App, Report Says
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Mashable Michelle Obama Defends Internet Freedom in China Speech
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Mashable Monsters, UFOs and Tigers Come Alive in Pepsi Max Bus Shelter Prank
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Mashable The Black Keys Announce New Album Via Mike Tyson's Twitter Account
The Black Keys are known for creating a fresh-sounding, minimalist vibe with just drums and a guitar. But to announce their latest album, the band harnessed the powers of YouTube, a menacing hypnotist...
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Mashable Pro-Russian Protesters, Troops Storm Ukrainian Military Bases in Crimea
Pro-Russian forces besieged Ukrainian military bases in Crimea in two separate incidents on Saturday.In the first incident, around 200 pro-Russian protesters stormed one of the last Ukrainian-controll...
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Mashable BlackBerry Sells Majority of Its Canadian Real Estate
BlackBerry has announced an agreement to sell the bulk of its Canadian real estate holdings, as the handset maker stockpiles cash to help its pivot toward emerging market consumers.The company said in...
12:30 pm -07 - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Kaleidoscopic GIFs Will Leave You Mesmerized
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11:23 am -07 - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Marjan the Lion: Slain AFP Reporter Sardar Ahmad's Final Story
Editor's note: Sardar Ahmad, a 40-year-old AFP reporter, was killed on Friday in an attack at Kabul's Serena hotel. His wife and two children also died in the shooting. His youngest, not quite 2, is i...
11:09 am -07 - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable 16 Crazy Things More Likely Than a Perfect March Madness Bracket
Think the odds are stacked against you in your March Madness bracket pool this year? You have no idea.A perfect bracket, chosen randomly, is about the unlikeliest thing that will ever happen. Meaning ...
10:00 am -07 - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable 4 Habits Guaranteed to Lose Your Boss' Trust
You could spend years working for the same manager, building your reputation as a hard-working, well-intentioned, always-dependable employeeAnd in a fraction of that time, you could lose it all.It may...
07:00 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Lego Minifigures That Rock Your Bricks Off
As a building toy, Lego sets are meant to inspire. As for these minifigures, they will inspire you to grow your hair out, get a tattoo and pick that guitar you always wanted to learn to play.Lego mini...
06:32 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Twitter #Music Is Dead
Cassette tape and boom box, say hello to Twitter #Music.Twitter has announced the shut down of its mobile app #Music — yes, it still existed. The service was pulled from the App Store Friday aft...
06:00 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Date Fools Man Out of $70K, Man Sues OkCupid
Now that's an expensive date.An OkCupid user who was duped out of $70,000 by a man he met on the popular dating platform has filed a lawsuit against the site for failing to effectively screen members ...
05:03 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable The Many Emo Faces of March Madness
March Madness isn't just a basketball tournament. It's also a showcase for the full range of of human emotions.Take the photo above, for example. It was snapped on Thursday night, moments after Texas ...
04:00 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable March Madness: When Studying Doesn't Stand a Chance
The first two days of March Madness always fall on a Thursday and Friday, setting up fierce competition for attention spans in classrooms across America.In one corner: the pursuit of knowledge an...
03:30 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Afghan Journalists to Boycott News About Taliban
Afghan journalists have a message for the Taliban: trying to drum up media coverage of their terror campaigns by murdering civilians will not work any more. That's according to a group calling itself ...
03:17 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Officials Resort to 'Looking Out of Aircraft Windows' for Missing Jetliner
Two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing with 239 people aboard, the search for the missing jetliner has gone analog.Ten State Emergency Services volunteers from Western Australia hav...
03:00 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable 'Divergent' Gets a Sequel After Less Than a Day in Theaters
Hollywood studios usually wait to see at least a full weekend of a given movie's box-office returns before approving sequels. But in the case of Divergent, Summit/Lionsgate is feeling pretty dauntless...
03:00 am -04 - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Lego Minifigures That Rock Your Bricks Off
As a building toy, Lego sets are meant to inspire. As for these minifigures, they will inspire you to grow your hair out, get a tattoo and pick that guitar you always wanted to learn to play.Lego mini...
02:30 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable 9 Smile-Inducing Vine Videos to Bring You Joy
We rang in the second-annual International Day of Happiness on March 20. Thousands of people joined in the celebration by sharing uplifting messages on social media.See also: Spread Joy on the Interna...
02:22 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable The Internet's Search for MH370, Visualized
Where is that plane?!That's the question we've all been asking since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 mysteriously vanished after taking off on March 8.Seeking answers, we've collectively turned to the In...
02:00 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable MLB Pitchers Avoid Helmets Despite Injury Risk
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman was struck in the face with a line drive during a spring training game. The scary mishap left him collapsed on the mound before he was taken off the field on a ...
02:00 am -04 - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Date Fools Man Out of $70K, Man Sues OkCupid
Now that's an expensive date.An OkCupid user who was duped out of $70,000 by a man he met on the popular dating platform has filed a lawsuit against the site for failing to effectively screen members ...
01:43 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Marvel 'Mystery' Movie: 9 Things Fox Could Have Up Its Spandex Sleeve
Fox kicked up a storm of speculation when it announced its plans for a “mystery” Marvel movie for summer 2018. While limited in scope by the characters it owns, the possibilities sure are ...
01:15 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S5 Comes to Sprint Users in April for $0 Down
For $0 down on Sprint, Samsung's hotly anticipated Galaxy S5 could be yours beginning April 11. Through the Easy Pay program customers who grab the S5 will still need to make 24 monthly payments of $2...
01:00 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Pocket Reveals Prototype of Android Wear App
Pocket, the company behind the popular iOS and Android app that allows users to save articles to read later, revealed a prototype for a new version of its app designed for Android Wear, Google's brand...
12:45 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Reddit Plans to Offer Embeds for Breaking News Discussions
Reddit is planning to offer embeds for breaking news threads, a move that could help news organizations tap into instant live blogs of newsworthy events.Erik Martin, general manager for Reddit, says t...
12:15 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Emerging and Developing Nations Want Internet Freedom
Most people in countries with unrestricted Internet access take it for granted, forgetting that many countries around the world have censored, limited or no Internet access — even though it's a ...
12:11 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable White House: Twitter Ban Undermines Turkey's Freedoms
Nobody, except perhaps Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, seems very happy about Turkey's ban on Twitter. It has caused an uproar among Turkish citizens, who are finding ways get around the ban...
12:04 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Florida's Burmese Pythons Are Eerily Good With Directions
Most snakes don't boast strong internal navigation systems, but Burmese pythons have evolved unusually accurate internal maps and compasses that guide them home from many miles away, according to a ne...
12:00 am GMT - Sat, March 22, 2014
Mashable Pebble Sold 400,000 Smartwatches in 2013
Pebble is definitely proving the smartwatch market is growing. The company sold 400,000 devices last year, snagging somewhere around $60 million in revenue.And in 2014, the company is well on track to...
11:40 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Shelby.tv's Latest App Doesn't Check Your ID at the Door
Three years in, the YouTube and Vimeo video-discovery service Shelby.tv is lowering the barrier to entry into its world of nonstop, must-see videos (that your friends love). Its latest iPad app no lon...
11:00 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable PepsiCo Promises Not to Buy Sugar Grown on Contested Land
Five months ago, antipoverty group Oxfam called out some of the world's largest food and beverage companies for buying sugar, palm oil, and soy from suppliers that kick people off their land to make w...
10:50 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Instagram Photos With Faces Get 38% More Likes
Instagram photos that include faces are far more likely to get likes from followers than those without, a new study suggests.According to a report conducted at Georgia Tech University, people are more...
10:30 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable 9 Smile-Inducing Vine Videos to Bring You Joy
We rang in the second-annual International Day of Happiness on March 20. Thousands of people joined in the celebration by sharing uplifting messages on social media.See also: Spread Joy on the Interna...
10:28 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable HootSuite Bounces Back After DDoS Attack
HootSuite has bounced back from a denial of service (DoS) attack on Thursday night that prevented users from accessing the social media platform.The attack started around 9:45 p.m. Eastern Standard Ti...
10:22 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable The Internet's Search for MH370, Visualized
Where is that plane?!That's the question we've all been asking since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 mysteriously vanished after taking off on March 8.Seeking answers, we've collectively turned to the In...
10:05 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Kimye Finally Nabs 'Vogue' Cover
It's finally safe to say — Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have made itIf the millions of dollars and fame weren't enough proof that the duo were the new Hollywood "it" couple, Kardashian and West...
09:55 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable 1.2 Million Tweets Sent in Turkey, Despite Ban
They really are occupying Twitter.One day after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced an attempt to "eradicate" Twitter, Turkish users have employed SMS, DNS, VPN and Tor to send ...
09:26 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable #Sellotape: The New Sticky Selfie Trend
The Internet has resorted to office supplies for the latest photo trend. And this new selfie craze is one that we hope doesn't stick. (Sorry.)Sellotape selfies, named after the British brand of clear ...
09:15 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S5 Comes to Sprint Users in April for $0 Down
For $0 down on Sprint, Samsung's hotly anticipated Galaxy S5 could be yours beginning April 11. Through the Easy Pay program customers who grab the S5 will still need to make 24 monthly payments of $2...
09:02 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Spring Blizzard 'Bomb' May Target Areas From New York to Boston
Cue the cursing, tomato throwing, and eventually, hiding under a blanket: Winter is far from over in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.The National Weather Service's (NWS) technical forecast discussion (...
09:01 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Why None of the NSA's Ideas Are Worth Spreading
What's the National Security Agency's idea worth spreading?TED's Chris Anderson put the trademark question to NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett on Thursday during an interview at the Vancouver confe...
08:50 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Top 5 Awkward News Stories of the Week
While most broadcast news networks continue their coverage of the crisis in Ukraine or the mysterious disappearance of Flight MH370, our very own Lamarr Wilson has been tracking the 500-Pound "Chicken...
08:49 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Updates Privacy Policy After Accessing Blogger's Hotmail
Not long after Microsoft defended how it accessed a blogger's private Hotmail account to determine if a former employee stole trade secrets, there was an outcry over the privacy implicationsNow, Micro...
08:45 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Reddit Plans to Offer Embeds for Breaking News Discussions
Reddit is planning to offer embeds for breaking news threads, a move that could help news organizations tap into instant live blogs of newsworthy events.Erik Martin, general manager for Reddit, says t...
08:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable The Top 10 Most-Followed Twitter Accounts
Friday is Twitter's eighth birthday — and boy, has it come a long way. In that time, the social networking site has evolved into an invaluable resource for news (and it's not a bad place to find...
08:11 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable White House: Twitter Ban Undermines Turkey's Freedoms
Nobody, except perhaps Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, seems very happy about Turkey's ban on Twitter. It has caused an uproar among Turkish citizens, who are finding ways get around the ban...
08:04 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Florida's Burmese Pythons Are Eerily Good With Directions
Most snakes don't boast strong internal navigation systems, but Burmese pythons have evolved unusually accurate internal maps and compasses that guide them home from many miles away, according to a ne...
07:54 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Watch an Adorably Teary-Eyed Boy Learn He'll Be a Big Brother
Every life-changing moment should come with a sweet, quiet video like this.Eleven-year-old Logan had no idea what to expect when he sat down in front of a camera and was told to read a special message...
07:50 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Google Goes Mythbusting About Google Glass
Google Glass hasn't had a great month. It was a factor in an alleged assault, got banned in more restaurants, and one of its earliest advocates had harsh words for the device. Now Google has begun the...
07:26 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Teen's Stunt Exposes That WTC Has No Working Surveillance Cameras
A 16-year-old boy snuck his way to the top of the tallest building in the United States earlier this week — and there is no video to prove it.Justin Casquejo's climb up 1 World Trade Center...
07:22 pm -07 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable The Internet's Search for MH370, Visualized
Where is that plane?!That's the question we've all been asking since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 mysteriously vanished after taking off on March 8.Seeking answers, we've collectively turned to the In...
07:10 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Rockin' Nun Shocks 'The Voice of Italy'
This is not your average nun.The Catholic church is no stranger to music, but when 25-year-old Sister Cristina Scuccia appeared on The Voice of Italy, she floored the audience and judges with her perf...
07:00 pm +01 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable An Open Letter to Jimmy Kimmel
Dear Jimmy Kimmel,You've trolled humankind for years, but let's focus on the acts that have most recently infected the web.It was clear you found your YouTube groove last April when you humiliated int...
06:51 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable IRS Phone Scam Sweeps the Nation 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important stories.In the disturbing n...
06:43 pm -07 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Marvel 'Mystery' Movie: 9 Things Fox Could Have Up Its Spandex Sleeve
Fox kicked up a storm of speculation when it announced its plans for a “mystery” Marvel movie for summer 2018. While limited in scope by the characters it owns, the possibilities sure are ...
06:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable How Long You Would Last in a Zombie Apocalypse?
Zombies are everywhere but in real life, taking over our TV screens, comic books and crawling the web. We always joke about an apocalypse, but never really get down to the bottom of this faux-nomenon ...
06:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable How Long Would You Last in a Zombie Apocalypse?
Zombies are everywhere but in real life, taking over our TV screens, comic books and crawling the web. We always joke about an apocalypse, but never really get down to the bottom of this faux-nomenon ...
06:22 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable MasterCard, Visa Cut Off Some Russian Banks Over U.S. Sanctions
In an echo of the Cold War, MasterCard and Visa have stopped processing payments by some Russian banks after the United States issued sanctions over Russia's recent annexation of Crimea.A MasterCard r...
06:13 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Fighting Turkey's Twitter Ban With DNS Graffiti
When Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said he wold eradicate Twitter, he wasn't joking.The Prime Minister's office issued a statement on Thursday stating that Turkish officials had "no...
06:09 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Oculus Rift Used to Simulate a Trip to the...Supermarket?
Using the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift, you can experience the world of Game of Thrones, games like Portal 2 and even Jerry's apartment from Seinfeld. But how about using this immersive technol...
06:09 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Let Oculus Rift Take You to the Supermarket
Using the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift, you can experience the world of Game of Thrones, games like Portal 2 and even Jerry's apartment from Seinfeld. But how about using this immersive technol...
06:05 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Kimye Finally Nabs 'Vogue' Cover
It's finally safe to say — Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have made itIf the millions of dollars and fame weren't enough proof that the duo were the new Hollywood "it" couple, Kardashian and West...
06:00 pm -07 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Pocket Reveals Prototype of Android Wear App
Pocket, the company behind the popular iOS and Android app that allows users to save articles to read later, revealed a prototype for a new version of its app designed for Android Wear, Google's brand...
06:00 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable An Open Letter to Jimmy Kimmel
Dear Jimmy Kimmel,You've trolled humankind for years, but let's focus on the acts that have most recently infected the web.It was clear you found your YouTube groove last April when you humiliated int...
05:58 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable These Dancers With Down Syndrome Will Make You 'Happy'
Watching people dance to almost any song is usually a happy experience. Watching those living with Down syndrome dance to the snappy beats of Pharrell's soon-to-be-played-out "Happy" is something appr...
05:55 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable 1.2 Million Tweets Sent in Turkey, Despite Ban
They really are occupying Twitter.One day after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced an attempt to "eradicate" Twitter, Turkish users have employed SMS, DNS, VPN and Tor to send ...
05:46 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Crimea Crisis Wreaks Havoc on Local Tourism
What happens to a travel destination when it becomes embroiled in political protest and armed conflict? Like Cyprus and Egypt before it, Crimea is about to find out.Crimea's cities and coastal regions...
05:02 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Spring Blizzard 'Bomb' May Target Areas From New York to Boston
Cue the cursing, tomato throwing, and eventually, hiding under a blanket: Winter is far from over in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.The National Weather Service's (NWS) technical forecast discussion (...
05:01 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Why None of the NSA's Ideas Are Worth Spreading
What's the National Security Agency's idea worth spreading?TED's Chris Anderson put the trademark question to NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett on Thursday during an interview at the Vancouver confe...
04:50 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Top 5 Awkward News Stories of the Week
While most broadcast news networks continue their coverage of the crisis in Ukraine or the mysterious disappearance of Flight MH370, our very own Lamarr Wilson has been tracking the 500-Pound "Chicken...
04:46 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Mt. Gox Finds 200,000 Forgotten Bitcoins in Old Wallet
Mt. Gox, the troubled Bitcoin exchange, claims it has found 200,000 bitcoins that it had "forgotten" about.The Tokyo-based Mt. Gox, which is now under bankruptcy protection, announced the find on its ...
04:43 pm +01 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Too Many Facebook Hashtags Seriously Hurt Your Brand
You really need to stop using so many hashtags on your brand's Facebook Page, according to a new report (though, it's probably a good rule of thumb for your personal page, too).Social media marketing ...
04:20 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Turkey's President Slams the Twitter Ban — on Twitter
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pledged to eradicate Twitter on Thursday, but Abdullah Gül, the current president of Turkey, had an entirely different view. He couldn't have chos...
04:00 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable The Illustrated History of Twitter
Take 140 characters, put them in a blender and mix for eight years. What do you get? About $31 billionThat's the secret recipe behind Twitter, the social networking powerhouse celebrating a birthday t...
03:50 pm -07 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Instagram Photos With Faces Get 38% More Likes
Instagram photos that include faces are far more likely to get likes from followers than those without, a new study suggests.According to a report conducted at Georgia Tech, people are more drawn to p...
03:43 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Too Many Facebook Hashtags Seriously Hurt Your Brand
You really need to stop using so many hashtags on your brand's Facebook Page, according to a new report (though, it's probably a good rule of thumb for your personal page, too).Social media marketing ...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable 21 Clever Promposals You'd Never Turn Down
Prom is just around the corner, and the heat is on for high schoolers hoping to accompany their dream date. It's the most important dance of the most important year of pre-adult life, so seniors every...
03:30 pm +01 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable If Pop Culture's Coolest Cars Were 'Transformers'
Optimus Prime, say hello to Optimus Delorean.Canadian illustrator Darren Rawlings imagined iconic vehicles from pop culture as autobots from the Transformers franchiseSee also: 23 Whimsical Disney Pos...
02:51 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable IRS Phone Scam Sweeps the Nation 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important stories.In the disturbing n...
02:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable If Pop Culture's Coolest Cars Were 'Transformers'
Optimus Prime, say hello to Optimus Delorean.Canadian illustrator Darren Rawlings imagined iconic vehicles from pop culture as autobots from the Transformers franchiseSee also: 23 Whimsical Disney Pos...
02:15 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Considering a Digital Detox? Just Google "Nature" Instead
This year some people might consider the idea of a digital detox vacation. Perhaps a trip to the Scottish Highlands, where communities deprived of decent broadband are wondering whether to market them...
02:02 pm -07 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Spring Blizzard 'Bomb' May Target Areas From New York to Boston
Cue the cursing, tomato throwing, and eventually, hiding under a blanket: Winter is far from over in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.The National Weather Service's (NWS) technical forecast discussion (...
01:52 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable T-Mobile to Offer Samsung Galaxy S5 With No Down Payment
T-Mobile will be offering the Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, for $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $27.50, the company has announcedThe Galaxy S5 will become available for pre-orde...
01:17 pm +11 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable AP Will Now Accept 'Over' as a Synonym for 'More Than'
Here it is, the tweet that ended decades of global grammatical stability and secure stylistic norms:AP Style tip: New to the Stylebook: over, as well as more than, is acceptable to indicate greater nu...
01:03 pm GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable The 10 Highest-Rated Tech Company CEOs
Move over, Mark Zuckerberg — there's a new top CEO in townGlassdoor, a website that catalogs information about workplaces, published a list of the top 50 highest rated company CEOs, based on emp...
12:20 pm -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Turkey's President Slams the Twitter Ban — on Twitter
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pledged to eradicate Twitter on Thursday, but Abdullah Gül, the current president of Turkey, had an entirely different view. He couldn't have chos...
11:51 am -07 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable IRS Phone Scam Sweeps the Nation 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important stories.In the disturbing n...
11:40 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Beyonce's 'Drunk in Love' Goes Vintage With Swing Cover
If Beyonce lived in the Roaring Twenties, you'd be drinking all of your bathtub gin to this tuneYouTube cover band Scott Bradlee and Post Modern Jukebox created a swing-inspired rendition of Beyonc...
11:30 am -07 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable How Long Would You Last in a Zombie Apocalypse?
Zombies are everywhere but in real life, taking over our TV screens, comic books and crawling the web. We always joke about an apocalypse, but never really get down to the bottom of this faux-nomenon ...
10:30 am -04 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable If Pop Culture's Coolest Cars Were 'Transformers'
Optimus Prime, say hello to Optimus Delorean.Canadian illustrator Darren Rawlings imagined iconic vehicles from pop culture as autobots from the Transformers franchiseSee also: 23 Whimsical Disney Pos...
09:29 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Dear Dictators: Yes, Please Try to Block Twitter
So how was your day, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan? We're guessing it didn't go quite the way you intended. For example, several million fewer people on this planet didn't associate...
07:45 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Now Gmail Encrypts Messages Sent to Google Servers
Starting Thursday, Gmail will always use an encrypted HTTPS connection for sending and receiving email.Gmail has supported HTTPS since 2004 (an option to enable HTTPS as the default setting for a part...
07:23 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable 3 Ways to Tweet from Turkey
Twitter went down in Turkey following Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's pledge to eradicate Twitter in the country.The service may be officially banned — but Turkey's 10 million...
07:08 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Andy Serkis Goes From Gollum to Directing 'Jungle Book' Movie
Andy Serkis is finally getting his shot in the director's chair, by gollumThe affable Brit has signed on to helm a live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book for Warner Bros., a person with knowledge o...
06:31 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Learn Dothraki With This Nostalgic Muzzy VHS Parody
If you only know how to count to three in French, chances are your language skills came exclusively from the Muzzy commercials that flooded our airwaves as kidsWe think that might be the case for the ...
06:06 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Next on 'This American Life': The End of a 17-Year Distribution Deal
This American Life won't be on Public Radio International anymore, but Ira Glass' popular anthology program will be ... somewhere. Eventually.After a 17-year-run that redefined Saturday afternoon for...
05:43 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable White House May Ditch BlackBerry for Android
President Obama may abandon his beloved Blackberry in favor of an Android device before he leaves office.White House officials are in the early stages of testing new smartphones, including handsets fr...
05:11 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Court Fines General $20,000 For Sexual Misconduct
An Army general said to be the highest ranking officer ever to be court-martialed plead guilty on Thursday to having inappropriate relationships with several junior female officers, thereby avoiding c...
04:50 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Using YouTube for Social Good: The 2014 DoGooder Award Winners
YouTube officially announced the winners of the 2014 DoGooder Video Awards last week, recognizing the most creative and inspiring videos from non-profits and individuals over the past year. This year'...
04:48 am +01 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Tracks Down Rogue Employee By Snooping Blogger's Hotmail
UPDATE, March 20, 2010 9PM EST: Microsoft VP and Deputy General Counsel John Frank has issued a statement offering more insight into this situation and its policies concerning user privacy. It is embe...
04:12 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Search Intensifies for Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 intensified Friday morning as authorities in Australia sought out two mysterious objects, spotted by a U.S. satellite, that could be a piece of the missing ...
03:58 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable In Pictures, Crimea's New Russian Identity
Across Crimea, the streets and countryside are a study of contrasts and transition. Mothers with children in strollers share sidewalk space with Russian armored personnel carriers, while workers are c...
03:48 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Tracks Down Rogue Employee By Snooping Blogger's Hotmail
A new court filing details the extraordinary lengths Microsoft is willing to go in order to protect its intellectual property: Accessing a blogger's private Hotmail and chat data.On Wednesday, it was ...
03:28 am +01 - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Netflix CEO: We Paid Comcast Because of No Strong Net Neutrality
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has issued something of a veiled threat in a blog post published on Thursday — the U.S. needs to instate strong net neutrality rules or pay-for-interconnection deals li...
03:26 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable 10 Countries That Have Blocked YouTube
Imagine life without your beloved YouTube.Unfortunately for people in some countries, this scary scenario is an everyday reality.See also: Google and Viacom Settle YouTube LawsuitYouTube fun fact chan...
03:16 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Emma Stone Is Very Emotional About the Spice Girls
Emma Stone really really really wants to zig-a-zig-ahh.The actress and self-proclaimed huge Spice Girls fan was brought to tears this week when Mel B (a.k.a. Scary Spice) sent her a personalized messa...
02:30 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Obama's Team Shuns U.N. Human Rights Council Drone Talks
The United States apparently wants nothing to do with a United Nations Human Rights Council discussion on whether the country's drone strikes may violate international human rights law.Pakistan is try...
02:28 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Netflix CEO: We Paid Comcast Because of No Strong Net Neutrality
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has issued something of a veiled threat in a blog post published on Thursday — the U.S. needs to instate strong net neutrality rules or pay-for-interconnection deals li...
02:23 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Twitter Blocked in Turkey as Prime Minister Pledges to 'Eradicate' It
There's electioneering, and then there's what Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan just said Thursday on the campaign trail"We will eradicate Twitter," Erdoğan told a rally in Bursa i...
02:17 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable AP Will Now Accept 'Over' as a Synonym to 'More Than'
Here it is, the tweet that ended decades of global grammatical stability and secure stylistic norms:AP Style tip: New to the Stylebook: over, as well as more than, is acceptable to indicate greater nu...
02:17 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable AP Will Now Accept 'Over' as a Synonym for 'More Than'
Here it is, the tweet that ended decades of global grammatical stability and secure stylistic norms:AP Style tip: New to the Stylebook: over, as well as more than, is acceptable to indicate greater nu...
01:53 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Samsung Names Its Price for Gear Fit, Gear 2 Smartwatch
For those awaiting more details about Samsung's new Gear 2 smartwatch and Gear Fit wristband tracker, the company announced pricing and availability on Thursday.According to Sammobile.com, which repo...
01:48 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable South Korean Schools Use App to Control Student Smartphone Use
Schools in South Korea are experimenting with software that allows teachers to restrict or disable their students' smartphones.The program, described by education officials as a way to reduce in-class...
01:41 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Singer Tom Fletcher Creates Adorable Ode to New Baby
British boy-bander Tom Fletcher welcomed his first child this week: baby BuzzYep, that's really his new son's name — Fletcher is known to be a huge Disney fan. Aside from giving the kid a quirky...
01:39 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable U.S. Film Crew Recounts Harrowing Escape From Pro-Russian Mob in Ukraine
An American documentary film crew says it was attacked by a crowd in Ukraine on Saturday and barely escaped alive, Mashable has learned.The crew, which consisted of five Americans — including th...
01:37 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Samsung: Ultra HDTVs Will Make Standard HD Look Better
Looked at objectively, the images on Samsung's curved, Ultra HD TV sets do live up to their nameWhen Samsung streams custom-made 4K content, which is four times more detailed than 1080p, on any of the...
01:33 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Twitch Changes the Mobile Game With Live Streaming
Twitch has announced the first ever mobile game to feature its live streaming functionality.Gameloft’s Asphalt 8: Airborne — a mobile arcade racing game where players race against AI or ot...
01:12 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Starting Friday, You Can Check Out the Samsung Galaxy S5 at Best Buy
Dying to get your hands on the Samsung Galaxy S5? Starting Friday, you'll be able to do just that at Best Buy, which will have samples of the GS5 smartphone and new Gear smartwatches in stores prior t...
01:11 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable How TED Got Edward Snowden and the NSA Deputy Director Onstage
VANCOUVER, Canada — TED Curator Chris Anderson on Tuesday joked that the National Security Agency was watching Edward Snowden's appearance, which everyone thought was a surprise at the time. The...
12:59 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Are Cord-Cutters Killing Cable Companies? Not So Fast
A watched pot has finally boiled.The U.S. pay-TV industry suffered a subscriber decline in 2013, according to a report from financial services firm SNL Kagan. The contraction, the first ever for a ful...
12:25 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Spread Joy on the International Day of Happiness
Life is too short to not be happy.That's the message that the second-annual International Day of Happiness aims to promote on a global level Thursday. The "24 Hours of Happiness" initiative is an effo...
12:05 am GMT - Fri, March 21, 2014
Mashable Christian Bale to Play Steve Jobs? David Fincher Has His Heart Set on It
If at first Ashton Kutcher doesn’t succeed at playing Steve Jobs, try again — with an Oscar winner.Christian Bale is director David Fincher's choice to play the Apple cofounder in the Sony...
11:58 pm -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable In Pictures, Crimea's New Russian Identity
Across Crimea, the streets and countryside are a study of contrasts and transition. Mothers with children in strollers share sidewalk space with Russian armored personnel carriers, while workers are c...
11:57 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Teen Slips Past Security and Climbs to Top of WTC
A New Jersey teen managed to sneak past security to reach the spire of the One World Trade Center in New York City.Sixteen-year-old Justin Casquejo of Weehawken, New Jersey was arrested at 6:00 a.m. o...
11:47 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Comcast Received More than 25,000 Data Requests in 2013
Comcast has issued its first-ever transparency report, becoming the first cable company to release information about government data requestsThe report, released on Thursday, revealed that Comcast has...
11:30 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 'Infamous: Second Son' — Next-Gen Looks Without New Ideas
Infamous: Second Son would have helped Sony out with its launch lineup had it been released alongside the PlayStation 4 as originally planned. It’s a fun game that really shows off the PlayStati...
11:28 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Spring May Bring Midwest Flooding, Worsening of Southwest Drought
Spring in much of the U.S. is likely to feature a significant winter hangover, according to a climate outlook the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released on Thursday. The hars...
11:23 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Amazed Scientist Discovers He Was Right About the Big Bang All Along
Imagine knowing that your entire philosophy on life — all you ever worked for — was proven rightThat's what just happened to Andrei Linde, a physics professor at Stanford University, upon ...
11:05 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 50 Little Things That Make Life Happy
Sometimes, it's the little things in life that make you happyToday is International Day of Happiness , an initive supported by the United Nation Foundation to create a happy world for people everywher...
11:02 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 'Jem and the Holograms' Movie Has Truly Outrageous Crowdsourcing Twist
You’ve heard of crowdsourcing to help a film get financed, but bringing in the masses into the creative process? This idea is truly, truly, truly outrageous.Jem and the Holograms — yes, th...
11:00 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable It's All Fun and Games 'til Jimmy Kimmel Ruins Everything
One thing is for sure — someone's lying.Jimmy Kimmel has made "Lie Witness News" into its own pseudo-franchise. The segment jabs at tropes like hipsters and fashionistas, seemingly pointing out ...
10:53 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Why Larry Page Would Give His Savings to Elon Musk Instead of Charity
Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page says he'd rather leave his savings to inventor Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and founder of Tesla, when he dies than to a charityThat was just one of many interesting s...
10:52 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 'We Will Fight for Their Freedom': 2 Mayors Arrested in Venezuela
The Venezuelan government has taken another decisive step against its opposition with the arrest of two mayors who allegedly supported the protests that have been sweeping the country for weeks.Daniel...
10:43 pm -07 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable White House May Ditch BlackBerry for Android
President Obama may abandon his beloved Blackberry in favor of an Android device before he leaves office.White House officials are in the early stages of testing new smartphones, including handsets fr...
10:14 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Touching Viral Ad From Walmart Confuses Haters
What happens when a much-maligned company releases an inspirational ad so heartfelt and genuine that only the made-of-stone among us wouldn’t be moved?The brand, in this case, is Walmart. But th...
09:58 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Fred Phelps, Anti-Gay Founder of Westboro Church, Is Dead at 84
Fred Phelps, Sr., founder of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church which has made a name for itself protesting military funerals and propagating its anti-gay ideology, is dead at 84, according to Steve...
09:41 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Samsung Bets Big on Curved TVs
For Samsung, curved TVs aren't just a gimmick. The company is going all the way with the idea, announcing today the availability of most of the curved models it unveiled at CES in January — many...
09:36 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Samsung and Fox Team Up to Bring 4K Content to UHD TVs
Every time I see a 4K television set in the flesh, I immediately start drooling and prepare to throw away my existing 1080p set. There's just one problem: a lack of 4K content. Samsung and Fox are hop...
09:12 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Internet Blackout Sweeps Syria, Again
Syria is almost completely cut off from the global InternetSeveral Internet monitoring companies reported Thursday that Syria suffered an almost complete Internet shutdown. This is the latest in a lon...
09:10 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Why the Moto 360 Smartwatch Will Kill Google Glass
Peter G McDermott is a technology enthusiast and community builder dedicated to helping small businesses connect with their customers online.In November of 2013, I became a Google Glass Explorer. Part...
09:02 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 41 Chipper Songs to Celebrate International Day of Happiness
There's a lot to be happy about today.Spring has sprung, March Madness has tipped off, and the UN Foundation has declared today an International Day of HappinessSee also: iHeartRadio to Stream Pharrel...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Hear Your Unborn Baby's Heartbeat? There's an App for That
Bellabeat, the company behind the iPhone-enabled fetal heart-rate monitor, updated its iOS app on Thursday.The latest version includes a new feature to help expectant mothers track changes in their me...
08:53 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 23 Awkward Types of First Tweets
You always remember your first — except on Twitter.In honor of the chatty blue bird's eighth birthday on Friday, you can view your very first tweet with a Twitter tool called #FirstTweet. For mo...
08:24 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Obama Sanctions Putin's 'Cronies' as Russia Moves to Annex Crimea
President Barack Obama announced a new set of sanctions on Russian officials on Thursday during a brief address on the White House South Lawn.“We are today sanctioning a number of individuals wi...
08:21 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable NSA Official: Snowden Is Not a Whistleblower
Due to technical problems, Ledgett's initial appearance was cut short, but he is expected to return to the stage within the hour. We'll continue to update this story.VANCOUVER, Canada — NSA Depu...
08:21 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable NSA Deputy Director: Snowden Is Not a Whistleblower
VANCOUVER, Canada — NSA Deputy Director Rich Ledgett on Thursday talked about Edward Snowden in a video conference at TED. His last-minute appearance comes just two days after Snowden told the s...
08:21 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable NSA Deputy Director: 'We Need to Be More Transparent'
VANCOUVER, Canada — NSA Deputy Director Rich Ledgett on Thursday talked about Edward Snowden in a video conference at TED. His last-minute appearance comes just two days after Snowden told the s...
08:21 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Project Morpheus: Hands On With Sony's Vision for Virtual Reality
When Sony announced that it is developing its own virtual reality system, the gaming world's dreams came one step close to a retail realitySony showed off its Project Morpheus headset to developers an...
08:12 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Tribune Puts Customized News Right in Your Ear
The Tribune Company has plenty of media content — there's just not enough people consuming it.Newsbeat is the first effort from Digital Ventures, the company's new technology unit, to address th...
08:05 pm -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Christian Bale to Play Steve Jobs? David Fincher Has His Heart Set on It
If at first Ashton Kutcher doesn’t succeed at playing Steve Jobs, try again — with an Oscar winner.Christian Bale is director David Fincher's choice to play the Apple cofounder in the Sony...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable The Ultimate Ranking of TV Sitcom Series Finales
Sitcoms, being the comedies they are, are supposed to make you feel safe and loved when they finally come to a close, right?Unfortunately, that's not always the case. While some sitcoms end on the hap...
07:50 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable March Madness 2014: Live Updates From Day One
Sixty-four teams, hundreds of hopeful players and untold magical moments yet to unfold — the 2014 March Madness tournament tips off in earnest on Thursday, bringing its annual college basketball...
07:47 pm -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Comcast Received More than 25,000 Data Requests in 2013
Comcast has issued its first-ever transparency report, becoming the first cable company to release information about government data requestsThe report, released on Thursday, revealed that Comcast has...
07:46 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Brodie Smith Has Sick Frisbee Tricks Lined Up for March Madness
This is not your average ultimate Frisbee gameFrisbee trick-shot extraordinaire Brodie Smith is gearing up for March Madness with another video highlighting what he does best — throwing a Frisbe...
07:29 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Distorted Landscapes Put a New Spin on How You See the World
Looking at Randy Scott Slavin's photographs is a mind-bending experience. With upside-down buildings, curving horizons and spherical scenery, the photos put a twist on everyday localesSlavin's two pho...
07:23 pm -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Amazed Scientist Discovers He Was Right About the Big Bang All Along
Imagine knowing that your entire philosophy on life — all you ever worked for — was proven rightThat's what just happened to Andrei Linde, a physics professor at Stanford University, upon ...
07:15 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 'Wheel of Fortune' Contestant Solves Crazy-Hard Puzzle in One Guess
Either this game show contestant can read minds or he's the luckiest guy on the planet.Emil, a contestant on Wheel of Fortune on Wednesday night, shocked host Pat Sajak by solving a nearly impossible ...
07:05 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Is Twitter Getting Rid of @-Replies and Hashtags?
Twitter's head of news, Vivian Schiller, momentarily sent Twitter into a self-reflective mini-frenzy when she revealed that the service might be eliminating some of its core features, namely @-replies...
07:02 pm -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 'Jem and the Holograms' Movie Has Truly Outrageous Crowdsourcing Twist
You’ve heard of crowdsourcing to help a film get financed, but bringing in the masses into the creative process? This idea is truly, truly, truly outrageous.Jem and the Holograms — yes, th...
06:52 pm -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 'We Will Fight for Their Freedom': 2 Mayors Arrested in Venezuela
The Venezuelan government has taken another decisive step against its opposition with the arrest of two mayors who allegedly supported the protests that have been sweeping the country for weeks.Daniel...
06:42 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 'Flappy Bird' Creator Confirms His Next Game Will Be Even 'Better'
When the creator of the addictive Flappy Bird app mysteriously pulled the game from the Google Play store and App Store last month, he nearly disappeared on Twitter, too. But Dong Nguyen returned this...
06:42 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 'Flappy Bird' Creator Confirms Next Version Will Be Even 'Better'
When the creator of the addictive Flappy Bird app mysteriously pulled the game from the Google Play store and App Store last month, he nearly disappeared on Twitter, too. But Dong Nguyen returned this...
06:35 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Report: Airbnb Valuation Approaches $10 Billion
Airbnb, the company that connected web surfing to couch surfing, is in the process of raising $400 million to $500 million, a round that would value the company at around $10 billion, according to a r...
06:11 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Chelsea Manning Formally Requests Name Change
WikiLeaks' most famous whistleblower, the army private formerly known as Bradley Manning, has taken the first step toward officially becoming recognized as a femaleManning requested a Kansas court to ...
05:32 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable A 'Better' Flappy Bird in the Works 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important storiesA New York band teac...
05:00 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 60Plus Events in Marketing, Technology and More
The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find leading conferences in your industry, whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five events that...
04:53 pm -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 23 Awkward Types of First Tweets
You always remember your first — except on Twitter.In honor of the chatty blue bird's eighth birthday on Friday, you can view your very first tweet with a Twitter tool called #FirstTweet. For mo...
04:40 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Elon Musk Loves This Tesla Ad, Even Though It's Fake
How do you capture the attention of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and catapult your budding advertising agency into the spotlight?A couple of recent college grads in Los Angeles can answer that.S...
04:24 pm -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Obama Sanctions Putin's 'Cronies' as Russia Moves to Annex Crimea
President Barack Obama announced a new set of sanctions on Russian officials on Thursday during a brief address on the White House South Lawn.“We are today sanctioning a number of individuals wi...
04:15 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable The Navy's Robot Firefighters Prepare for a Test Run
A former United States naval vessel will be set on fire this August, and the Navy will send robots to put out the blaze.The Navy is testing robots that will put out fires instead of having sailors do ...
04:15 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable U.S. Navy's Robot Firefighters Prepare for a Test Run
A former United States naval vessel will be set on fire this August, and the Navy will send robots to put out the blaze.The Navy is testing robots that will put out fires instead of having sailors do ...
03:30 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 20 Iconic Landmarks From a Refreshingly Different Angle
Landmarks, both natural and man-made, inspire thousands of photographs from people all over the world. Their beauty is captured on postcards, on film or even in your personal Instagram account.But hav...
03:30 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 20 Iconic Landmarks From Refreshingly Different Angles
Landmarks, both natural and man-made, inspire thousands of photographs from people all over the world. Their beauty is captured on postcards, on film or even in your personal Instagram account.But hav...
03:04 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Fall in Louvre With These 14 Museums on Instagram
Your favorite museum is only a tap awayIn this heavily connected age, museums are learning to stay ahead of the curve by creating Instagram accounts. With the scroll of a finger, you could be looking ...
02:44 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Chess Champion Stresses the Power of Raisins in Reddit AMA
Magnus Carlsen isn't what you'd expect from a chess grandmaster, the reigning chess world champion and the number one ranked player in the world with the highest rating of all time. Nope, he's pretty ...
02:10 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Want to Work for a Startup? 10 Questions to Ask Your Interviewer
In startups especially, job interviews are just as much for the interviewee as they are for the interviewer. Because there is often a lot at stake for a new company, it's wise to ask where you will fi...
02:06 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Lifelogging: The Most Miserable, Self-Aware 30 Days I've Ever Spent
I've taken approximately 4,056 steps so far today. As a 6'2" bipedal mammal, that amounts to about 1.97 miles. Last night, I slept for 6.1 hours, with my deepest sleep period beginning at 2:10 a.m. an...
12:47 pm GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Google Welcomes the Coming of Spring With an Animated Doodle
Today, Google celebrates the spring equinox with a flowery, animated Doodle.Google's homepage features a character that'll pour water above the search bar, causing sprouts to shoot up and turn into th...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 10 Things You Didn't Know About Tim Cook
A few months after Steve Jobs took his first leave of absence from Apple in early 2009, Wall Street started to fall for Apple's acting CEO Tim CookGene Munster, a prominent Apple analyst, told The Wal...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Breakfast Violence Plays Out in Slow-Motion Egg Destruction
Sixty dozen eggs met a messy demise in a dirt ditch — and it was a smash.The guys from YouTube channel Dude Perfect have returned with another BroMo video, and they laid down some serious hurt o...
08:48 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable PlayStation Enters Original-Content Arena With Superhero-Themed Show 'Powers'
Welcome to the original-content game, PlayStation.Sony’s PlayStation Network, which has offered movies and TV shows to rent and buy on its consoles since 2006, is joining the growing ranks of di...
08:48 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable PlayStation Enters Original-Content Arena With Superhero Show 'Powers'
Welcome to the original-content game, PlayStation.Sony’s PlayStation Network, which has offered movies and TV shows to rent and buy on its consoles since 2006, is joining the growing ranks of di...
08:00 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Alibaba Enters Messaging Market With $215 Million Investment in Tango
Why let Facebook have all the fun?Chinese online retail giant Alibaba has jumped into the messaging market with a $215 million investment in Tango, a four-year-old messaging and social-networking...
07:35 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Ambitious New Solar-Energy Plant Could Be Hazardous to Pilots
Solar-energy solutions have become one of the most important modern components in making sustainable energy a reality, but an unforeseen issue at one massive solar thermal plant in California could pu...
07:33 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Australia Finds 2 Objects That May Be From Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane
Two objects that look like parts of an aircraft appeared on satellite imagery and may have come from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's prime minister, Tony Abbott, saysAustralia has deployed ...
07:28 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Smart Light Bulb Doubles as Bluetooth Speaker
The range of new products promising to transform your humble abode into a "smart home" has exploded in recent months, but not all so-called "Internet of things" devices are created equal.Bucking the t...
06:56 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Windowless Jet Will Let You Virtually Ride on Top of Clouds
If you've ever wondered what it's like to fly in Wonder Woman's invisible jet, you may soon get a chance to find out. Spike Aerospace announced plans to launch a windowless supersonic business jet th...
06:42 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Grumpy Cat Rides a Wrecking Ball in Yiying Lu's SXSW Illustration
Yiying Lu mixes whimsy with nods to technology and pop culture in her designs.The Sydney-based artist's work has appeared as web logos, in fashion magazines and most famously, on Twitter's early error...
06:27 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable NASA's Interactive Composite Lets You Explore the Moon
The surface of the moon is now as accessible as the Grand Canyon or Mount Rushmore — at least online.NASA's first interactive map of the lunar north pole lets the public see the region up close,...
06:00 am -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 10 Things You Didn't Know About Tim Cook
A few months after Steve Jobs took his first leave of absence from Apple in early 2009, Wall Street started to fall for Apple's acting CEO Tim CookGene Munster, a prominent Apple analyst, told The Wal...
05:59 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable The Rise of Digital Music Over the Past 10 Years
What would we do without digital-music services such as iTunes and Spotify? We'd all have excruciating commutes to work, that's for sure.The industry has experienced a meteoric rise over the past deca...
05:43 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Target Credit-Card Hacking Story Optioned for Possible Sony Feature Film
The web-security blogger and hacker whisperer who first exposed Target’s massive credit-card breach may be the subject of a feature film at Sony, which has optioned rights to the story for a pot...
05:32 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Handy Tips for Dealing With Literally Dying
Beyonce is amazing to the point where we all just can't, right? So the next time the lady in your life slips into post-Beyonce-shock, don't panic — it's totally normal.Sketch group Garlic Jackso...
04:51 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Scientists Introduce 'Chicken From Hell' Dinosaur to World
Don’t count your chickens before they hatch — especially if they're 11 feet long and weigh 600 pounds, like the "chicken from hell" dinosaur scientists introduced to the world on Wednesday...
04:48 am -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable PlayStation Enters Original-Content Arena With Superhero Show 'Powers'
Welcome to the original-content game, PlayStation.Sony’s PlayStation Network, which has offered movies and TV shows to rent and buy on its consoles since 2006, is joining the growing ranks of di...
04:16 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable This $10-per-flight Upgrade Could Have Found the Missing Plane
The missing Malaysian Airlines plane carrying 229 passengers may have been found by now if Malaysia Airlines had upgraded its aircraft data-streaming — a system called Swift 64.Flight MH370's no...
04:16 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Malaysia Airlines Didn't Spend $10 on Upgrade That May Have Found Missing Plane
Evidence suggests that Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared from the skies almost two weeks ago after taking off in Kuala Lumpur carrying 239 passengers, may have been found by now if the ...
04:10 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Facebook: 375 Million Users Play Games Each Month
If it seems like you just can't stop playing Candy Crush Saga or any other Facebook games, don't worry, you're in good company — a lot of good companyAt the Game Developers Conference in San Fra...
03:41 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable On Full Alert, Ukraine Plans Military Evacuation of Crimea
KIEV, Ukraine — Faced with unrelenting pressure to surrender, Ukraine began to withdraw its military from the breakaway territory of Crimea, a day after Russia President Vladimir Putin formalize...
03:41 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Pressed to Surrender, Ukraine Plans Military Evacuation of Crimea
KIEV, Ukraine — Faced with unrelenting pressure to surrender, Ukraine began to withdraw its military from the breakaway territory of Crimea, a day after Russia President Vladimir Putin formalize...
03:28 am -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Smart Light Bulb Doubles as Bluetooth Speaker
The range of new products promising to transform your humble abode into a "smart home" has exploded in recent months, but not all so-called "Internet of things" devices are created equal.Bucking the t...
03:16 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Moto 360 Smartwatch: What We Know and What We Don't
Motorola shared more details of the upcoming Moto 360, the company's first proper smartwatch, in a Google Hangout on Wednesday.During the interview, Jim Wicks, the lead designer on the Moto 360, offer...
02:42 am -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Grumpy Cat Rides a Wrecking Ball in Yiying Lu's SXSW Illustration
Yiying Lu mixes whimsy with nods to technology and pop culture in her designs.The Sydney-based artist's work has appeared as web logos, in fashion magazines and most famously, on Twitter's early error...
02:37 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Boston Bombing Survivor Dances on Stage for the First Time
VANCOUVER, Canada — After dance teacher Adrianne Haslet-Davis lost part of her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing last year, she made a promise to herself that she would perform again. So, Hasle...
02:37 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Boston Bombing Survivor Dances Onstage for First Time
VANCOUVER, Canada — After dance teacher Adrianne Haslet-Davis lost part of her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing last year, she made a promise to herself that she would perform again. So, Hasle...
02:34 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Unusually Intense El Nino May Lie Ahead, Scientists Say
The odds that an El Niño event will soon take place in the tropical Pacific Ocean are increasing, and based on recent developments, some scientists think this event may be an unusually intense on...
02:28 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Afghans, Cautiously Hopeful, Line Up to Determine Their Futures
If all goes according to plan on April 5, Afghanistan will hold its third presidential and provincial council elections since the fall of the Taliban.Elections are important in any country, but this o...
02:27 am -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable NASA's Interactive Composite Lets You Explore the Moon
The surface of the moon is now as accessible as the Grand Canyon or Mount Rushmore — at least online.NASA's first interactive map of the lunar north pole lets the public see the region up close,...
02:10 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable New Samsung Ad Burns the Kindle, Surface and iPad
Oh, you poor Luddite, with your keyboard, battery dock and mouse. You call that a tablet? It’s positively Neanderthal. And that iPad? Why can’t it do two things at once? Let’s not ev...
01:59 am -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable The Rise of Digital Music Over the Past 10 Years
What would we do without digital-music services such as iTunes and Spotify? We'd all have excruciating commutes to work, that's for sure.The industry has experienced a meteoric rise over the past deca...
01:54 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Taco Bell's New Breakfast Menu: An Investigation
When Taco Bell began testing its newest breakfast items last year, the move raised many questionsWhy would Taco Bell — often known as a late-night destination for undiscriminating, penny-pinchin...
01:54 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable NSA: Tech Companies Knew We Collected User Data
Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and other tech giants knew of the existence of the Internet surveillance program PRISM, they just didn't know it was called that, according to the NSA's top lawyer.Rajesh De, ...
01:00 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 7 Apps For a Hassle-Free Spring Break
Whether you've suffered your way through midterms or you're just ready to ditch the office for some warm weather, spring break is upon us. Grab your skimpiest bathing suit and load up on the SPFSee al...
12:51 am -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Scientists Introduce 'Chicken From Hell' Dinosaur to World
Don’t count your chickens before they hatch — especially if they're 11 feet long and weigh 600 pounds, like the "chicken from hell" dinosaur scientists introduced to the world on Wednesday...
12:49 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Scientist: Iceland's Hekla Volcano Close to Erupting
Hekla volcano, one of Iceland's most active volcanoes, could be close to erupting, a University of Iceland geoscientist claims.The most prominent sign of an impending eruption is bulging ground on the...
12:41 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable 15 Things That Happened at the 'Game of Thrones' Season 4 Premiere
The Game of Thrones cast stormed Lincoln Center on Tuesday for the New York City premiere of the show's highly-anticipated fourth season, which airs April 6 on HBO.There were dragons. There were Lanni...
12:22 am GMT - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Comcast's Uber-Inspired App May Ease Your Hatred of Cable Companies
Comcast wants to roll out an Uber-inspired app to help alleviate the frustrations of customers stuck waiting at home for the cable guy.CEO Brian Roberts teased an app during an interview with USA Toda...
12:10 am -04 - Thu, March 20, 2014
Mashable Facebook: 375 Million Users Play Games Each Month
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11:46 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Friendster Founder's Social News Service Opens to Public
Nuzzel, the social news service from Friendster founder Jonathan Abrams, is now open to anyone who wants to join.The service first launched in the fall 2012, and was previously invitation-only.See als...
11:39 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable See How Your March Madness Bracket Stacks Up Against Obama's
We know you've wondered how you would fare against U.S. President Barack Obama in a March Madness pool — and your wish has been grantedThe president went public with his 2014 bracket selections ...
11:16 pm -04 - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Moto 360 Smartwatch: What We Know and What We Don't
Motorola shared more details of the upcoming Moto 360, the company's first proper smartwatch, in a Google Hangout on Wednesday.During the interview, Jim Wicks, the lead designer on the Moto 360, offer...
11:07 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Dupe Your Boss With Bud Light's Digital March Madness Toolkit
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11:04 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Taco Bell's Latest Marketing Innovation: Feature Phones
Last year Taco Bell made a splash for its Beefy Crunch Burrito relaunch by becoming one of the then-few brands to join Snapchat.So what does the fast food brand have in mind for its breakfast introduc...
11:02 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Netflix Nabs Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin for Original Series 'Grace and Frankie'
For its next original series, Netflix is workin' 9 to 5.Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, who co-starred with Dolly Parton and Dabney Coleman in the 1980 hit comedy film, are colleagues once more for Grace ...
10:49 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable 10 Glowing Photos From Iran's Fire-Jumping Festival
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Mashable Pandora Raises Price of Ad-Free Streaming for Some Listeners
Pandora Media Inc., the biggest online radio service, raised the price of its advertising-free Pandora (P) One option for some users, citing rising royalty costs.Listeners who now pay $36 a year for t...
10:15 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Dropbox Will Soon Let You Link Business and Personal Accounts
Dropbox plans to give users the ability to switch between business and personal files without having to constantly sign in and out.The single-login feature is specifically useful to Dropbox for Busine...
10:09 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable It's Been Exactly 29 Years Since Earth Had a Colder Than Average Month
It's been exactly 29 years — or 348 consecutive months — since the last cooler-than-average month on this planet, according to new data released on Wednesday morning. The data, from the Na...
10:09 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable It's Been Exactly 29 Years Since Earth Had a Colder-Than-Average Month
It's been exactly 29 years — or 348 consecutive months — since the last cooler-than-average month on this planet, according to new data released on Wednesday morning. The data, from the Na...
10:01 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Mapmakers Debate How to Define Crimea
Much of the world is watching how the high-stakes tug-of-war over Crimea will play out, but perhaps no group of professionals is more invested than cartographers.Cartographers are tasked with mapping ...
09:55 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Oppo Unveils Smartphone With Crazy Specs
If you can't get enough pixels, has Oppo ever got the smartphone for you. The Chinese smartphone maker has unveiled the Find 7, a phone that can capture pictures up to 50 megapixels. On top of that, i...
09:54 pm -04 - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Taco Bell's New Breakfast Menu: An Investigation
When Taco Bell began testing its newest breakfast items last year, the move raised many questionsWhy would Taco Bell — often known as a late-night destination for undiscriminating, penny-pinchin...
09:53 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Official Trailer for 'The Giver' Packed With Big Names in Color
Prepare to relive your childhood, millennials. The first official trailer for the upcoming movie The Giver was released Wednesday.The movie is based on the bestselling 1993 young adult novel by Lois L...
09:45 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Christopher Walken Dancing Mashup Will Get Your Feet Tapping
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09:40 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Android Wear Makes the Smartwatch Ecosystem Even More Fragmented
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09:35 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Google and Facebook Control Two-Thirds of U.S. Mobile Ad Market
Mobile advertising is booming, but the rising tide is primarily lifting two boats.Facebook is nearly monopolizing the growth in the global mobile ad industry, having more than tripled its share of the...
09:33 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Business Is More than Fun and Games for GoldieBlox
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09:25 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable FX Releases Trailer for Upcoming 'Fargo' TV Series
Don'tcha know that the Coen Brothers are bringing their Academy Award-winning film Fargo to the small screen.The show shares the same name as the 1996 film, but the FX series will feature a slightly d...
09:23 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable How to Watch the Moto 360 Smartwatch Event
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09:21 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable From What Perspective Do Mashable Readers See the World?
In the hustle and bustle of modern life, it is hard to appreciate all of the people, places and things you interact with on a daily basis. Although you may interact with a myriad of people throughout ...
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Mashable This $10-per-flight Upgrade Could Have Found the Missing Plane
The missing Malaysian Airlines plane carrying 229 passengers may have been found by now if Malaysia Airlines had upgraded its aircraft data-streaming — a system called Swift 64.Flight MH370's no...
09:15 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Back to Reality for the College Kid Behind 'Sochi Problems'
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09:00 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Talkin' Brackets: Get Your March Madness Picks in Order
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08:49 pm -04 - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Scientist: Iceland's Hekla Volcano Close to Erupting
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08:29 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable But Really, Where's the Missing Plane? Search Appears to Hit Brick Wall
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08:22 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Vietnam Sends Blogger to Prison for 15 Months
Vietnam has jailed a prominent opposition blogger for 15 months, accusing him of "abusing democratic freedoms" with his blog posts against the government.Pham Viet Dao, 62, was arrested in June 2013 f...
08:20 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable White House Climate Change Data Portal Highlights Local Impacts
The Obama administration is teaming up with tech companies such as Google, Microsoft and Intel to roll out web-based tools for policy makers and the public to better understand likely climate change i...
08:05 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable With Facebook's New Tech, You'll Never Need to Know Friends' Faces Again
It's easy for humans to identify faces in pictures on Facebook, but the method isn't as simple for computers. Sure, Facebook has a suggested prompt that predicts who you're trying to tag, but now the ...
07:42 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Toyota: We Lied About Acceleration Glitches, Twice
The U.S. Attorney's Office fined Toyota $1.2 billion on Wednesday because it lied about two incidents that led to unintended acceleration in its vehicles in 2009 and 2010The fine, the largest that the...
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Mashable Unusually Intense El Nino May Lie Ahead, Scientists Say
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07:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Mattress Saves Cyclist Struck by Vehicle
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07:10 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Google Launches Nexus 5 and 7 in New European Countries
Google's Nexus 5 smartphone and Nexus 7 tablet are now available for sale in eight new European countries, Android Police reportsThe list of countries now includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, ...
07:04 pm -04 - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Taco Bell's Latest Marketing Innovation: Feature Phones
Last year Taco Bell made a splash for its Beefy Crunch Burrito relaunch by becoming one of the then-few brands to join Snapchat.So what does the fast food brand have in mind for its breakfast introduc...
07:02 pm -04 - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Netflix Nabs Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin for Original Series 'Grace and Frankie'
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07:00 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Oculus Rift to Deliver Second-Gen Virtual Reality Headset for Developers
Game developers interested in creating games in virtual reality will get an upgraded set of tools from the Oculus Rift team this summer, the company announced Wednesday morning.The second-generation O...
07:00 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Oculus Rift Unveils New Virtual Reality Headset for Devs to Play With
Game developers interested in creating games in virtual reality will get an upgraded set of tools from the Oculus Rift team this summer, the company announced Wednesday morning.The second-generation O...
07:00 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable You Decide the Menu at the Next Hottest Restaurant
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06:58 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable One 4-Year-Old's Sweet Best Friendship With a Bulldog
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06:51 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Venezuela's Ruling Party Wants to Jail Opposition Leader for Treason
The Venezuelan Congress wants prosecutors to open a criminal investigation into Maria Corina Machado, a 46-year-old congresswoman and opposition leader who has become one of the most prominent faces b...
06:49 pm -04 - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable 10 Glowing Photos From Iran's Fire-Jumping Festival
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06:45 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Why We're Hardwired to Binge on Netflix
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06:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Pandora Raises Price of Ad-Free Streaming for Some Listeners
Pandora Media Inc., the biggest online radio service, raised the price of its advertising-free Pandora (P) One option for some users, citing rising royalty costs.Listeners who now pay $36 a year for t...
06:09 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Data Missing From Malaysia Airlines Pilot 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important storiesPro-Russian forces q...
05:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Students Sue Google for Monitoring Their Emails
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03:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable 13 Famous Quotes Modernized for the Internet
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03:08 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable How Quickly Did Your Country Adopt the Internet?
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02:06 pm GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable 8 Bizarre Futurist Predictions That Never Came True
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10:00 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable A Glimpse at Wes Anderson's Centered State of Mind
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09:00 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Scared New Mom Receives Touching Advice From Kids With Down Syndrome
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08:24 am +01 - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Google Voice to Merge Into Hangouts, Report Says
The creeping shadow that is Google+ is about to touch one of the company's most beloved products: Google Voice.The company's free VoIP phone-call, texting, voicemail and voicemail-transcription produc...
07:55 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Groundbreaking Surgical Procedure Uses 3D Printing to Repair Injuries
Doctors at a United Kingdom hospital have broken surgical boundaries by reconstructing the face of a motorcycle-crash survivor using 3D-printing technology.Stephen Power, 29, suffered severe injuries ...
07:24 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Google Voice to Merge Into Hangouts, Report Says
The creeping shadow that is Google+ is about to touch one of the company's most beloved products: Google Voice.The company's free VoIP phone-call, texting, voicemail and voicemail-transcription produc...
06:57 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable March Madness Trumps Pro Sports Leagues in Postseason TV Ad Spend
You've filled out your bracket, you're brandishing your team's colors and you've set your sights on making the Final Four — now it's officially time for March Madness.The NCAA men's basketball t...
06:25 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Acer Aspire S7 Is a Laptop You'll Covet
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06:15 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Solar-Powered Toilet Turns Poop Into Charcoal-Like Pellets
Though typically uttered with more vulgar language, the off-color remark of "defecating a brick" usually signifies a person's shock. Once you see this solar-powered toilet, you may be inspired to do t...
06:13 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Feds Bust Massive Child-Porn Ring
U.S. officials announced on Tuesday the arrests of 14 men in a child-porn ring that victimized more than 250 children, many of them young boys, who were the subjects of a secret, members-only websiteT...
06:00 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Samsung Debuts the Ultimate Selfie Camera, the NX Mini
Everyone loves taking selfies (right, Ellen?). The problem: You're usually forced to use not just a smartphone camera, which is bad enough, but the crappier front-facing camera on it. Still, you need ...
05:33 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Sony Brings Virtual-Reality System 'Project Morpheus' to PlayStation 4
Sony is jumping into the virtual-reality field, bringing its own system called "Project Morpheus" to the PlayStation 4.Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida announced Project Morpheus at a T...
05:05 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Anti-Social Networking App Helps You Avoid Friends You Don't Like
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04:30 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable At Last! 'SimCity' Players Get Offline Mode
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04:07 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable For Watch Nerds, the Moto 360 Is a Sure Bet
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03:57 am +01 - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable The Tiny Satellites That Could Have Found the Missing Plane Within Hours
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03:31 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Before Astronauts Go to Space, a Bouquet for Those Who Never Came Home
When the space shuttle Challenger exploded on Jan. 28, 1986, it shook the space exploration industry to its core. Ever since that flight, two Dallas, Texas, families have sent roses to NASA's mission ...
03:30 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Can Nike Buy its Way to the Final Four?
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03:04 am +01 - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Apple CEO Tim Cook Rips New Book as 'Nonsense'
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02:57 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable The Tiny Satellites That Could Have Found the Missing Plane Within Hours
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02:43 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable The Force of March Madness: Inside the Ultimate Star Wars Tournament
There wasn't a whole lot Lucasfilm could talk about on the record in the early months of 2013. Behind the scenes, the company was scrambling to get itself in gear for Episodes VII, VIII and IX plus sp...
02:33 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Latest 'Maleficent' Trailer Reveals Angelina Jolie's Darkest Role Yet
The third trailer for Disney's Maleficent was released Tuesday, and it takes the deepest look yet at Angelina Jolie in her role as the Mistress of All Evil. The clip also reveals more of Elle Fanning'...
02:04 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Apple CEO Tim Cook Rips New Book as 'Nonsense'
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01:56 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Opposition Newspaper Editor Accuses Venezuelan Official of Censorship
The editor of a Venezuelan newspaper accused the number two official in President Nicolas Maduro's government of trying to censor his publication with an illegal defamation suit.Teodoro Petkoff, the e...
01:49 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable iHeartRadio to Stream Pharrell's 'Happy' on Endless Loop for 13 Days
After a radio station in San Francisco played Nelly's "Hot in Herre" on an endless loop for three days, iHeartRadio plans to do the same with Pharrell's hit song "Happy" for 13 days.The streaming serv...
01:37 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Found Dead With Signs of Torture, Missing Crimean Tatar Man Is Buried
The body of a Crimean Tatar man, found on Sunday with signs of a violent death in Crimea's Zemlyanyche village, has been buriedThe discovery of the man's body came nearly two weeks after he had disapp...
01:31 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Online Memorial Planned for Joel Green, Who Inspired 'That Dragon, Cancer'
On March 13, 2014, Ryan Green, one of the developers behind the heartbreaking adventure game That Dragon, Cancer, announced on Twitter that his 5-year old son Joel, who had been battling cancer since ...
12:31 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable March Meow-ness: Bodega Cat Bracket Is the Only One That Matters
For those who call New York City home, the small neighborhoods shops that occupy nearly every block are known as bodegas. (No, not "convenience stores" or "groceries.")Terminology aside, one other thi...
12:17 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable Mick Jagger Mourns Online: 'I Will Never Forget' L'Wren Scott'
Rock star Mick Jagger mourned the death of his longtime girlfriend, fashion designer L'Wren Scott, in a short yet emotional letter on Facebook and his website on Tuesday, just one day after she was fo...
12:12 am GMT - Wed, March 19, 2014
Mashable How Cloud Technology Could Have Tracked the Malaysia Airlines Plane
As the biggest ever hunt for a missing plane continues, many are beginning to wonder if we will ever know what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. If the plane has crashed, it has been suggest...
11:41 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable A Guide to Boston's Startup Scene
Boston is brimming with entrepreneurial success, as many startup founders have strategically chosen this urban hub for their small business' homeMayor Marty Walsh recently declared his utmost confiden...
11:15 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Sonos Adds Universal Search to Its Music App
Sonos announced it will be rolling out a major update to its music controller app in the coming weeks. The latest version of the iOS and Android app will include a simplified design and universal sear...
11:08 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Beastie Boys Settle Dispute With GoldieBlox Over 'Girls' Copyright
The Beastie Boys finally settled a months-long lawsuit with GoldieBlox, a toy company that parodied their song "Girls" in a viral ad.The video, which was first released in November and has since been ...
10:59 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable This Short Horror Film Will Make You Sleep With the Lights On
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10:52 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable 2 Reported Killed in First Bloodshed of Russia-Ukraine Crisis
KIEV, Ukraine — Shots were fired and two people were reportedly killed during an assault by armed men on a Ukrainian military facility outside the Crimean capital Simferopol on Tuesday. It was t...
10:42 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Disney Confirms 'Incredibles' and 'Cars' Sequels
Pixar is working on a sequel to 2004's The Incredibles, the popular computer-animated superhero movie from Walt Disney Pictures, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed on Monday during the company's annual shar...
10:38 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Star Wars Episode VII: 'Trio of New Young Leads' to Start Shooting in May
Lucasfilm has been releasing details about the upcoming (and still untitled) Star Wars Episode VII on the slowest of drip feeds — and the latest news is practically a tidal wave by comparisonThe...
10:38 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Star Wars Episode VII: Mystery Trio to Start Filming in May
Lucasfilm has been releasing details about the upcoming (and still untitled) Star Wars Episode VII on the slowest of drip feeds — and the latest news is practically a tidal wave by comparisonThe...
10:28 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable The First Android Wear Devices Are the Moto 360 and LG G Watch
Earlier this afternoon, Google officially unveiled Android Wear, its new platform for wearables. Now both Motorola and LG have announced Android Wear smartwatches.Motorola, Google's former-subsidiary ...
10:20 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable 4K vs. HD: Here's the Difference
There's been a lot of talk and controversy about 4K televisions and cameras. We got our hands on the Canon EOS 1D C and shot some comparative footage. The video above illustrates the differences betwe...
10:19 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable No, Twitter Didn't Change Its Refresh Feature — It's a Bug
Twitter's refresh button is leaving users wanting more — but not in a good wayThat's been the feeling Tuesday from people who noticed that hitting refresh doesn't always surface the most recent ...
09:51 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Create Your Own Interactive Sheet Music on the Web
Soundslice, a web app that makes learning guitar easier by syncing tablature with YouTube videos, has launched a new DIY sheet music creator that could change the way musicians collaborate.The new ver...
09:48 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Edward Snowden: The Biggest Revelations Are Yet to Come
VANCOUVER, Canada — Edward Snowden on Tuesday said the biggest revelations have yet to come out of the estimated 1.7 million documents he acquired from the National Security AgencyIn a surprise ...
09:42 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Malaysia Airlines Flight Officially Longest Disappearance in Modern Aviation
It has been 11 days since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished from the skies, officially making it the longest disappearance in modern aviation history. Adam Air Flight 574, which went missing for t...
09:26 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Man Described as 'Russia's Bin Laden' Reported Dead
A Chechen militant who has been called "the Kremlin's worst nightmare" and "Russia's Bin Laden" is reportedly deadDoku Umarov, a Chechen separatist leader who had encouraged terrorists to attack the O...
09:12 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Mt. Gox Lets Users Log In and Check Their Bitcoin Balances
The Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is finally allowing users to check their online wallet balances, nearly a month after its abrupt shut down.Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy after its collapse, arguing it had ...
09:10 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Android Wear: Google's Wearables Platform Is Here
Google is going all in on wearables. The company announced Android Wear on Tuesday, a new version of Android designed specifically for wearable devices.Although Android Wear will ostensibly extend to ...
09:07 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Pollution Is to Climate Change as Smoking Is to Cancer, Report Says
Climate scientists have tried nearly every possible tactic in their arsenal to get the public to both recognize the reality of manmade climate change, and act to prevent the worst potential consequenc...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Lyft Announces Happy Hour, the Opposite of Surge Pricing
Lyft, the ridesharing app that connects available drivers with those in need of a ride, is taking a closer look at supply and demandThe San Francisco-based startup announced Happy Hour, a feature that...
08:45 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable School Bans Bullied Boy From Wearing 'My Little Pony' Backpack
When 9-year-old Grayson Bruce told his mom that he was being bullied at his school for wearing a My Little Pony backpack, she did what most parents would: informed the school of the abuse.Instead of a...
08:30 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable How to Watch March Madness From Your Desk at Work
March Madness, America's annual college basketball bonanza, is finally here. As usual, though, almost all the opening-round games on Thursday and Friday occur during working hoursThe mission is clear:...
08:30 pm -07 - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Can Nike Buy Its Way to the Final Four?
In the big business of college basketball, one question is paramount: Will Nike blow it again?Last year's NCAA tournament saw Adidas maneuver through the bracket to have its gear on the backs of Louis...
08:17 pm -04 - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Mick Jagger Mourns Online: 'I Will Never Forget' L'Wren Scott'
Rock star Mick Jagger mourned the death of his longtime girlfriend, fashion designer L'Wren Scott, in a short yet emotional letter on Facebook and his website on Tuesday, just one day after she was fo...
07:55 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Lando Returns in Billy Dee William's Weird 'Star Wars' Dance
Everyone's favorite intergalactic con man has returned to steal your heart with some fancy footwork. Even Han Solo doesn't have moves like thisBilly Dee Williams, a.k.a. Lando Calrissian, dusted off h...
07:55 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Lando Returns in Billy Dee Williams' Weird 'Star Wars' Dance
Everyone's favorite intergalactic con man has returned to steal your heart with some fancy footwork. Even Han Solo doesn't have moves like thisBilly Dee Williams, a.k.a. Lando Calrissian, dusted off h...
07:29 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable America's Most Social Small Business Is...
For those of you who have followed along with our America's Most Social Small Business challenge, you know that it's been a fierce competition from the get-go, with 32 small businesses all over the co...
07:15 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Woman With Cancer Moved to Tears When Her Friends Shave Their Heads
When Gerdi McKenna learned she had breast cancer, one devoted friend decided to organize a photo shoot for McKenna surrounded by her closest friendsUnbeknownst to McKenna, her friends were planning mo...
07:05 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Report: Microsoft to Unveil Office for iPad Next Week
Microsoft will host a press event next week to unveil a version of Office for iPad, according to a new report. The event will also mark the first time new CEO Satya Nadella speaks publicly to the pres...
06:44 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable First 3D 'Peanuts' Trailer Will Make You Feel All Warm and Fuzzy
More than 30 years have passed since your favorite black-and-white beagle, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang graced the big screen — which may be hard to believe. But that changes next ye...
06:42 pm -04 - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Disney Confirms 'Incredibles' and 'Cars' Sequels
Pixar is working on a sequel to 2004's The Incredibles, the popular computer-animated superhero movie from Walt Disney Pictures, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed on Tuesday during the company's annual sha...
06:20 pm -04 - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable 4K vs. HD: Here's the Difference
There's been a lot of talk and controversy about 4K televisions and cameras. We got our hands on the Canon EOS 1D C and shot some comparative footage. The video above illustrates the differences betwe...
06:07 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Scientists Revive 1,500-Year-Old Moss 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important storiesScientists have revi...
05:51 pm -04 - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Create Your Own Interactive Sheet Music on the Web
Soundslice, a web app that makes learning guitar easier by syncing tablature with YouTube videos, has launched a new DIY sheet music creator that could change the way musicians collaborate.The new ver...
05:48 pm -04 - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Edward Snowden: The Biggest Revelations Are Yet to Come
VANCOUVER, Canada — Edward Snowden on Tuesday said the biggest revelations have yet to come out of the estimated 1.7 million documents he acquired from the National Security AgencyIn a surprise ...
05:47 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Google and Viacom Settle YouTube Lawsuit
Google and Viacom have announced the end of a seven-year copyright violation lawsuit centered around YouTube with an agreement to settle out of court.Viacom, which operates a variety of media properti...
05:23 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable RT's YouTube Page Experiences Temporary Blackout
The primary YouTube channel for Russian English-language news channel RT experienced a temporary outage on Monday night into Tuesday morning.RT claimed its account was down for about eight hours due t...
05:00 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable A New App Turns Your Instagrams Into Nail Art
Your next selfie could be your next manicure.Nail art enthusiasts will be able to indulge their wildest design dreams with NailSnaps, an app to lets users create nail polish stickers using their perso...
04:45 pm -04 - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable School Bans Bullied Boy From Wearing 'My Little Pony' Backpack
When 9-year-old Grayson Bruce told his mom that he was being bullied at his school for wearing a My Little Pony backpack, she did what most parents would: informed the school of the abuse.Instead of a...
04:08 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Putin: 'Crimea Has Always Been an Integral Part of Russia'
Russian President Vladimir Putin took the initial steps to annex Russia during an address to both houses of Russia's parliament on Tuesday morning. They were his first remarks following Sunday's refer...
04:04 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable 9 Ways to Make Extra Cash From Spring Cleaning
Spring is near, which means it's time to grab the cleaning tools and usher in the season with a thoroughly tidied homeAfter cleaning up the clutter, you're bound to gather some goods that you no longe...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Man Takes Selfies for Proof to the IRS
People usually take selfies for themselves, not the government.Anne Jarvis' father, Andrew, is an architect that splits his time between his firm's branches in New York City and Philadelphia. The comm...
03:06 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable The African Version of Amazon Will Emerge From Nigeria
When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced the company's plans for 30-minute delivery drones with Amazon Prime Air in December, it became clear that ecommerce has exciting days ahead.But Amazon isn't the on...
02:15 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable 5 Ways to Boost Your Resume Over Spring Break
Spring break is traditionally the time for beaches and comically large cocktails, but it precedes a more stressful seasonal occasion—the end of the year intern-rush, when students return to thei...
02:03 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable 7 Gadgets You Can Buy With Your Tax Refund
It's tax season, which means you're probably digging through receipts and forms, trying to figure out which deductions you qualify for and wondering if you should just hand over your paperwork to a pr...
01:45 pm -07 - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable School Bans Bullied Boy From Wearing 'My Little Pony' Backpack
When 9-year-old Grayson Bruce told his mom that he was being bullied at his school for wearing a My Little Pony backpack, she did what most parents would: informed the school of the abuse.Instead of a...
01:20 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Apple's Fourth Generation iPad Replaces iPad 2
After launching the 8GB variant of the iPhone 5C, Apple has finally retired the quite ancient iPad 2, replacing it with the fourth generation, Retina-equipped iPadThis is somewhat of an odd reappearan...
01:20 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Apple Retires iPad 2, Replaces It With Fourth-Gen Retina iPad
After launching the 8GB variant of the iPhone 5C, Apple has finally retired the ancient iPad 2, replacing it with the fourth generation, Retina-equipped iPadThis is somewhat of an odd reappearance of ...
12:55 pm -07 - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Lando Returns in Billy Dee William's Weird 'Star Wars' Dance
Everyone's favorite intergalactic con man has returned to steal your heart with some fancy footwork. Even Han Solo doesn't have moves like thisBilly Dee Williams, a.k.a. Lando Calrissian, dusted off h...
12:37 pm GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Apple Launches 8GB iPhone 5C
Apple has released a cheaper variant of its iPhone 5C, with only 8GB of storage memory, in EuropeThe device, which has appeared on the website of UK carrier O2, as well as Apple's European stores, is ...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable 3D Companies Push the Gaming Industry Forward With New Alliance
Soon you won't simply play your video games — you'll be your video games.That's the idea behind immersive 3D and gesture-based games that put the player deep into the action, a trend that some i...
09:51 am +02 - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable It's Not Just Tesla: Why Dealers Are Wary of Electric Cars
For a guy who is supposed to be selling electric cars, Mike Kelly isn't a big fan.Kelly, a car dealer in Erie, Pa., who also happens to represent his district in Congress, said in a 2011 hearing on fu...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Less Tragic Superhero Origins Make a Lot More Sense
With great power comes great responsibility — and more often than not, great tragedy.Every superhero starts out with their own deeply troubled childhood trauma, usually involving their parents. ...
07:51 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable It's Not Just Tesla: Why Dealers Are Wary of Electric Cars
For a guy who is supposed to be selling electric cars, Mike Kelly isn't a big fan.Kelly, a car dealer in Erie, Pa., who also happens to represent his district in Congress, said in a 2011 hearing on fu...
07:30 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Amazon's Set-Top Box Might Look Like Chromecast
Amazon's long-rumored set-top box/game console might look less like an Apple TV and more like Google's Chromecast.The living-room device, which will reportedly debut as early as this month, won't be a...
06:58 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable These Shure Earphones Are Actually Worth Your $1,000
Shelling out $1,000 for earphones might sound like a lot — even crazy — but trust us, Shure's in-ear headphones are worth your paycheckThe Shure SE846 earphones are in a class of their own...
06:29 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable 10 Buzzer Beaters That Will Get You Pumped for March Madness
March Madness, that beautiful time of year, is upon us once again.Die-hard hoops fans and casual office pool participants alike will be checking their phones and computers frantically as the NCAA Men'...
06:00 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Apple Concept Design Shows Touch ID on Larger iPad
Rumors about a larger iPad that began early last year are still swirling, with fans and analysts envisioning what Apple's next-gen tablet might look likeA designer in Germany tackled this speculation ...
05:30 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Do Yourself a Favor: Ditch the March Madness Bracket
Every spring, the same scourge rises anew, threatening to dull March Madness's glorious shine. We speak not of incompetent refs, nor of inexplicable seedings. We're not even talking about the fact tha...
05:00 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Launches OneNote for Mac, Makes Windows Version Free
Microsoft released a Mac version of its cloud-based note taking platform OneNote, Monday.The company also announced it would be offering both Mac and Windows versions of the software to users for free...
04:00 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman With a GoPro
The Internet has a barrage of GoPro videos. Some people may use the versatile camera for thrilling stunts or seeing the world from their pet's point of view, but nobody does a GoPro video like the Man...
03:24 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable The NFL Is Quietly Suing M.I.A and Her Middle Finger for $16.6 Million
The National Football League has ramped up its lawsuit against musician M.I.A., seeking $16.6 million in damages after she flashed her middle finger at the camera during the 2012 Super Bowl halftime s...
03:24 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable March Came in Like a Lion, and Now That Lion Refuses to Leave
When it comes to U.S. weather, March is a notoriously fickle month. But even by March's capricious standards, the cold and snowy weather so far has been unusual, and when compared to the scorchingly h...
03:12 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Westboro Baptist Church Founder 'On the Edge of Death'
Fred Phelps, Sr., founder of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church famous for its extreme ideologies, was ex-communicated from the church in August and is close to death at a hospice in Kansas, ac...
03:10 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable March Madness: The 15-Minute Guide
March Madness is back, which means three things: It's time to load up on snacks.It's time to invent the debilitating illness that will leave you no choice but to stay home from work on Thursday, when ...
03:00 am -07 - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable 3D Companies Push the Gaming Industry Forward With New Alliance
Soon you won't simply play your video games — you'll be your video games.That's the idea behind immersive 3D and gesture-based games that put the player deep into the action, a trend that some i...
03:00 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Apple's Jony Ive on Design Theft, the Joy of Ignorance and the iWatch
In a rare and wide-ranging interview, Apple's design chief Jony Ive offers a few new insights into one of the most secretive technology companies on the planet — and explained why he, like his l...
02:53 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Weather Service Poncho Offering Coupons on High-Allergy Days
Poncho, the text- and email-based weather service, is taking its first steps toward monetization by offering coupons.The coupons, from New York-based drug chain Duane Reade (a unit of Walgreens) will ...
02:27 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Fashion Designer L'Wren Scott Found Dead
L'Wren Scott, fashion designer and longtime girlfriend of musician Mick Jagger, was found dead in her New York City apartment Monday of an apparent suicide, according to multiple reports. Scott was 49...
02:26 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Were the Phones on Flight MH370 Ever Connected?
It’s been more than a week since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, flying out of Malaysia and bound for Beijing, China, disappeared. The search for the plane, now part of a criminal investigation,...
01:47 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Did Malaysia Airlines Plane Escape in the 'Shadow' of Another Jet?
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is missing — That much we knowBut as we near the conclusion of the 10th day since the the Boeing 777-200 disappeared from the skies, officials still have no clue of ...
01:27 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Twitter Testing 'Fave People' Feature
For those who follow hundreds of accounts on Twitter, you know how easy it is to miss tweets from the ones you care about most. Now, the microblogging site is testing a "Fave People" timeline that gro...
01:13 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Forget Demographics, News Consumption Is Dictated by Topic
CNN has long been known to do well with breaking news events, particularly ones like the recent disappearance of Malaysian airliner Flight 370.The continuing mystery surrounding the missing plane has ...
12:43 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Google Games Store Now Lets You Send Gifts to Other Players
Google announced it will be adding several new features, aimed at users and developers, to its Play Games app marketplace.The new features include virtual gifts, cross-platform support for iOS and new...
12:38 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable WhatsApp: Your Data Is Safe With Us, Even From Facebook
WhatsApp, the standalone messaging app that Facebook purchased last month for $16 billion, is not in the business of data collectingThe company, which will operate autonomously under Facebook's owners...
12:33 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable YouTube Offers 90,000 Glimpses Into Ukraine's Turmoil
When it comes to following the evolving political crisis in Ukraine, social media has acted as a near-instant pipeline of informationTwitter has served up quick hits and standalone images.But YouTube ...
12:31 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable Steve Jobs Said 'No' to a Real Apple TV, New Book Reveals
A year before he died, Steve Jobs told Apple executives in a secret meeting that he had no intention of entering the TV market, according to a new book.First reported by Business Insider, the book Hau...
12:08 am GMT - Tue, March 18, 2014
Mashable A Third Person Dies of Injuries Sustained by SXSW Crash
Sandy Thuy Le, 26, became the third person to die from injuries sustained during a car crash outside of several nightclubs in Austin, Texas, during SXSW when she passed away Monday. She was hit outsid...
11:46 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable White House to 20-Somethings: Sign Up for Healthcare Because YOLO
Hey, uninsured 20-somethings: The White House wants you to sign up for healthcare because YOLO. And cats.The government rolled out the ACA Bracket Monday, a March Madness-inspired GIF tournament that ...
11:30 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable As Crimea Celebrates a Crucial Vote, Uncertainty Fills the Streets
SIMFEROPOL, Crimea — Women shouted to each other from the train station in Simferopol, Crimea, on Monday morning. "Happy holiday!" they cheered. Around town, cars with Russian flags flying out t...
11:28 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable 'An Offer I Couldn't Refuse': 10 Early Employees Discuss Startup Life
Being one of the early employees at a startup or a rapidly growing small company is a whirlwind of evolving roles, shifting responsibilities and exciting opportunities — with a little bit of imp...
11:13 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Rule-Breaking Dog Is Happier Than You'll Ever Be
Sometimes making yourself happy means harmlessly breaking a few rulesThe owner of this adorable dog doesn't let him climb onto her bed, but she's curious to see what happens when she leaves the apartm...
10:58 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Steve Buscemi Trains Mayor de Blasio for Musical Debut
Steve Buscemi and Mayor Bill de Blasio got together to show off their thespian side.The Inner Circle Show is an annual gathering of NYC political journalists for a musical theater show that pokes fun ...
10:47 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Venice Organizes Online Vote to Become Independent From Italy
It's not just Crimea: the Italian region of Veneto, which includes the city of Venice, is holding a referendum to secede too.Local activists and parties have launched an online referendum to secede fr...
10:00 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Don Draper's Guide to Classy Day Drinking
St. Patrick's Day — everyone's favorite excuse to blow off work and go drink like there's no tomorrow. While the hordes rush out to guzzle green-tinted brews, there's only one man who can offer ...
09:48 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable 15 Joyful Photos of India's Vibrant Holi Festival
As many Western nations struggle to return to the vibrancy of pre-winter life, spring is ushered in across the Hindu world. Holi, the Hindu festival of color and love was celebrated over this weekend ...
09:30 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Facebook and TED Team Up to Bring Exclusive Content to 'Paper'
TED says its conferences provide "ideas worth spreading," and Facebook apparently agrees. Facebook and TED on Monday announced a content collaboration for Paper, the company's standalone news reader ...
09:26 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable The Mashable Community's Best SXSW Photos
SXSW 2014 is officially over. This year's Austin-based gathering of the latest in tech, music and movies was packed with inspiring participants and attendees, and the Mashable community was there to c...
09:14 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Ray William Johnson Retires From YouTube
While it normally takes the average person anywhere from 30 to 40 years to retire, it takes a famous Youtuber about five. At least if you're Ray William Johnson. Johnson is a video blogger and host ...
08:58 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable More Americans Are Celebrating St. Patrick's Day Than Ever Before
Ah, St. Patrick's Day — annual celebration of Irish pride, good beer, and more corned beef and cabbage than you can possibly eat.There are 39.6 million Americans who claim Irish heritage, but th...
08:54 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Finally Adds 4G LTE to Surface 2
Dropping the other shoe on one of tech's worst-kept secrets, Microsoft has officially unveiled the cellular broadband-ready Surface tablet, officially called the Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE) .The updat...
08:21 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Gchat, Google Drive Down for Some Users
A number of users are reporting that Google’s chat service Gchat and Drive are both down. The earliest reports (noted via Twitter) began trickling in around 12 p.m. ET on Monday.See also: The Be...
08:21 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Gchat Goes Down, Forcing People to Talk in Person
A number of users are reporting that Google’s chat service Gchat and Drive are both down. The earliest reports (noted via Twitter) began trickling in around 12 p.m. ET on Monday.See also: The Be...
08:09 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Obama Blasts Russia With First Major Sanctions Since Cold War
U.S. President Barack Obama announced the "most comprehensive" set of sanctions against Russia since the Cold War during a speech at the White House on Monday, one day after citizens of Crimea voted t...
08:08 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable 'Smoking Gun' Found for Universe's Big Bang Expansion
Astronomers have found the first direct evidence of cosmic inflation, the theorized dramatic expansion of the universe that put the "bang" in the Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago, new research suggests...
08:02 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable The Cutest Grandma on Instagram Is Battling Cancer With 86,000 Friends
Instagram loves Betty Simpson.The 80-year-old great-grandmother collected more than 86,000 followers after her great-grandson Zach Belden started an account for her in January as a way to support Simp...
07:30 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Beer-Flavored Jelly Beans Will Trash Your Sweet Tooth
If you're stuck behind a desk on St. Patrick's Day instead of in front of a nice frothy pint o' Guinness, ole Jelly Belly has you covered.In honor of the Irish holiday, the jelly bean company released...
07:27 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Next Up in MashableReads: 'The UnAmericans' by Molly Antopol
Our next selection for the MashableReads social book club is Molly Antopol's The UnAmericans.Molly Antopol, recently named one of The National Book Foundation's top "5 Under 35 Authors," makes her sho...
07:18 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable A New York Airbnb Trip Turns Into 'XXX Freak Fest'
Ari Teman returned to his New York apartment building on Friday night to grab his suitcase for the weekend.The comedian and tech startup founder had made an agreement with a man named David to rent hi...
06:57 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable L.A. News Anchors Duck for Cover as Earthquake Hits
When a 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck Los Angeles on Monday morning, it was timed perfectly for the morning shows. Striking at 6:26 a.m. local time with an epicenter just a few miles northwest of Wes...
06:41 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable 19 Funny Earthquake Tweets From L.A.'s Sleep Deprived
Talk about a case of the Mondays: Los Angeles got an early start to the day when an earthquake rattled the citySeismologists estimate the earthquake was magnitude 4.4, which already dropped from 4.7 &...
06:41 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable 19 Funny Earthquake Tweets About L.A.'s Sleep Deprived
Talk about a case of the Mondays: Los Angeles got an early start to the day when an earthquake rattled the city.Seismologists estimate the earthquake was magnitude 4.4, which already dropped from 4.7 ...
06:38 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable The Deep Web: Everything You Need to Know in 2 Minutes
In October 2013, the FBI shutdown Silk Road, a popular online black market where users could buy drugs, weapons, and even assassins. While this marketplace was operating on the Internet, you'd be hard...
06:38 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Report: This Is What Apple's Fitness Tracking App Looks Like
It's been rumored for months that Apple will be stepping deeper into health and fitness tracking when it launches its next-generation iOS 8 software for mobile devices. Now a series of in-depth screen...
06:30 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Vodafone to Buy Spanish Cable Operator Ono for $10 Billion
Vodafone Group Plc (VOD), the worlds second-largest wireless carrier, agreed to buy Spanish cable operator Grupo Corporativo Ono SA for 7.2 billion euros ($10 billion), including debt, to boost TV and...
06:26 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Ask A Dev: What's New With iOS 7.1?
In the latest video of our Ask a Dev series, Consulting Architect Conrad Stoll discusses the newest features of the latest iOS upgrade. See also: Apple Adds In-App Purchase Warning to iOS 7.1Ou...
06:04 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable 4.4-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles
An earthquake was strongly felt across Los Angeles, Calif., on Monday morning, according to multiple social media reports and preliminary data from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Preliminary data ...
05:50 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Where's the Plane, Day 10: The Search Grows to 26 Nations
The number of countries involved in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane grew to 26 over the weekend — a "significant diplomatic, technical and logistical challenge," according to ...
05:13 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Dorian Nakamoto: I'm Not Satoshi, I Don't Know Cryptography
Dorian Nakamoto, the man Newsweek claims is the creator of the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin, denied being the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto once again.In a statement issued on Monday by his newly hire...
04:50 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable This Old Spice Ad Will Make You Empathize With Stubble
If you thought you had seen everything from Old Spice, check this out: In its latest ad, the brand's spokesman and former NFL player Terry Crews acts out the role of a hair on his own faceCrews argues...
04:37 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Flickr to Redesign Its Redesign 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important storiesA magnitude 6.7 eart...
04:30 pm -07 - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable As Crimea Celebrates a Crucial Vote, Uncertainty Fills the Streets
SIMFEROPOL, Crimea — Women shouted to each other from the train station in Simferopol, Crimea, on Monday morning. "Happy holiday!" they cheered. Around town, cars with Russian flags flying out t...
04:13 pm -07 - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Rule-Breaking Dog Is Happier Than You'll Ever Be
Sometimes making yourself happy means harmlessly breaking a few rulesThe owner of this adorable dog doesn't let him climb onto her bed, but she's curious to see what happens when she leaves the apartm...
04:09 pm -04 - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Obama Blasts Russia With First Major Sanctions Since Cold War
U.S. President Barack Obama announced the "most comprehensive" set of sanctions against Russia since the Cold War during a speech at the White House on Monday, one day after citizens of Crimea voted t...
03:57 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Mapping Voyager 1's Incredible 36-Year Trek Through Space
It's a hard knock life for a planetary probe. Launched Sept. 5, 1977, the stalwart Voyager 1 spacecraft has been Earth's most distant ambassador since 1998.And it's still going.See also: Eye Candy for...
03:14 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable 5 Reasons You Need Marketing Skills (and How to Get Them)
I hate Facebook braggers as much as anyone, but I’ve got to admit that the world looks a lot more like a marketplace than it used to. A certain amount of branding and curation goes into our onli...
02:47 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Are You a Netspeak Know-It-All? Take This Quiz and LMK
There are a few key acronyms you should know when you venture online, IMHO. After all, if you don't know the lingo, your fellow WOW players will LOL you right out of the MMORPG. You don't want to be t...
02:04 pm -04 - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable 4.4-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles
An earthquake was strongly felt across Los Angeles, Calif., on Monday morning, according to multiple social media reports and preliminary data from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Preliminary data ...
02:03 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable To Recruit Your Next Great Candidate, Just Swipe Right
Alex Douzet, CEO and co-founder of TheLadders.com, remembers the days of "old-school recruiting," when recruiters had to reach out to prospective candidates by stealthily tracking down their work exte...
01:40 pm GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable What Global Companies Should Know About Language Translation
Imagine having your company's press release read worldwide, or doing business with prestigious overseas clients. Your small business may not be there yet, but thanks to an increasingly global economy,...
01:18 pm -06 - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable A New York Airbnb Trip Turns Into 'XXX Freak Fest'
Ari Teman returned to his New York apartment building on Friday night to grab his suitcase for the weekendThe comedian and tech startup founder had made an agreement with a man named David to rent his...
01:13 pm -04 - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Dorian Nakamoto: I'm Not Satoshi, I Don't Know Cryptography
Dorian Nakamoto, the man Newsweek claims is the creator of the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin, denied being the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto once again.In a statement issued on Monday by his newly hire...
07:30 am GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Police Turn to Social Media to Fight Crime, Dispel Rumors
Lieutenant Chris Bolton of the Oakland Police Department was skeptical of social media in 2011As the Chief of Staff for Oakland's Chief of Police and a 13-year-vet at the time, he didn't see the benef...
06:00 am GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Your Chance to Crush Stuff With Schwarzenegger and More
This week's viral videos come from all corners of the Internet, delivering animals, robots and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.If you loved the "First Kiss" viral video earlier this w...
04:53 am GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable SXSW Crash Victim Treated to Private Concert in Her Hospital Room
AUSTIN, Texas — Mason Endres hugs a plush toy and closes her eyes Saturday in a hospital bed, days after an intoxicated driver crashed through barricades and struck her and others while fleeing ...
04:04 am GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Russia Could ‘Turn the U.S. Into Radioactive Ash,' News Anchor Says
The man hand-picked by Russian President Vladimir Putin to lead the country's state media appeared on a nightly news program on Sunday to say his country could "turn the U.S. into radioactive dust." I...
03:52 am GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Petition Demands Dartmouth 'Take Action' Against Sexual Violence
A petition to compel Dartmouth College to enforce more serious repercussions on students who commit acts of sexual violence has topped 50,000 signatures.The petition, which was launched Monday by wome...
02:49 am GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Rapper Tyler, the Creator, Charged With Inciting SXSW Riot
AUSTIN, Texas — Rapper Tyler, the Creator, of the hip-hop collective Odd Future was arrested this weekend at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport for a misdemeanor charge of inciting a riot ea...
02:20 am GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Under the Gun, Crimea Votes Overwhelmingly to Secede From Ukraine
KIEV, Ukraine — Crimean voters gave overwhelming support Sunday to joining Russia and breaking away from Ukraine, the region's top referendum official announced.With over 50% of the ballots coun...
01:42 am +01 - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable No, 'Newman' From 'Seinfeld' Is Not Dead
Hoaxsters set up fake US Weekly and TMZ websites to fool half the Internet on Sunday with reports that Seinfeld actor Wayne Knight was killed in a tractor-trailer accident"Actor Wayne Knight, better k...
01:26 am GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable Ukrainian Hackers Shut Down NATO Websites
Pro-Russia Ukrainian hackers took down NATO websites on Saturday and Sunday in what is believed to be a response to the alliance's stance against Russian activity in the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea....
12:42 am GMT - Mon, March 17, 2014
Mashable No, 'Newman' From 'Seinfeld' Is Not Dead
Hoaxsters set up fake US Weekly and TMZ websites to fool half the Internet on Sunday with reports that Seinfeld actor Wayne Knight was killed in a tractor-trailer accident"Actor Wayne Knight, better k...
11:55 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 93% of Crimeans Vote to Join Russia, Authorities Say
In a result that surprised few, 93% of voters in Crimea agreed that the peninsula should become a part of Russia, according to exit polls cited by officials and quoted by Russian state media.Crimea, a...
11:55 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 95% of Crimeans Vote to Join Russia, Authorities Say
In a result that surprised few, 95% of voters in Crimea agreed that the peninsula should become a part of Russia, according to exit polls cited by officials and quoted by Russian state media. That num...
10:30 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 20 Gold Medal Winners From the Sochi Paralympics
Sunday brought the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympics, which began in Sochi on March 7. The Paralympics are always an inspiring affair, even if they only receive about 1% of the global attention...
10:00 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Study: Greenland Melting is More Pervasive, Adding to Sea Level Fears
Three glaciers holding back a vast ice stream in northeast Greenland, a region thought to be the last bastion of stability in that rapidly warming region, are now thinning and moving more rapidly into...
09:20 pm -05 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Under the Gun, Crimea Votes Overwhelmingly to Secede From Ukraine
KIEV, Ukraine — Crimean voters gave overwhelming support Sunday to joining Russia and breaking away from Ukraine, the region's top referendum official announced.With over 50% of the ballots coun...
09:00 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Job Openings in Journalism, Communications 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...
08:57 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Map Shows 634 Runways in Range for Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane
Officials searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane are fairly certain it was intentionally flown off course for an extended period of time. They are basing that theory on a series of satellit...
08:42 pm -04 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable No, 'Newman' From 'Seinfeld' Is Not Dead
Hoaxsters set up fake US Weekly and TMZ websites to fool half the Internet on Sunday with reports that Seinfeld actor Wayne Knight was killed in a tractor-trailer accident"Actor Wayne Knight, better k...
08:25 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Children's Book Teaches Kids 'Death Is Wrong'
When Gennady Stolyarov II was five years old, living in Belarus as the Soviet Union teetered on the brink of collapse, he asked his mother what happens to people when they grow up"They go to school," ...
07:46 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Crimea Votes: The Day in Pictures
In a quickly called referendum, Crimea voters went to the polls on Sunday to choose whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia. With Crimea's electorate composed mostly of ethnic Russians, the ref...
07:05 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 'Lowcost Cosplay' Is Your Hilarious Guide to Costume Inspiration
The wigs, capes and makeup required for killer cosplay can hit the wallet hard. Well, unless you're the guys behind the budget-friendly project Lowcost Cosplay.The project documents one man's creative...
06:56 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable You're Looking at It Wrong — Why the Web Demands Vertical Screens
The first person to twist apart an Oreo, or sit backwards in a chair, or pretend a tennis racket was a guitar — visionaries who recognized that everyday objects used by the masses have higher ca...
06:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 20 Gold Medal Winners From the Sochi Paralympics
Sunday brought the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympics, which began in Sochi on March 7. The Paralympics are always an inspiring affair, even if they only receive about 1% of the global attention...
06:30 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 10 YouTube Videos That Prove Science Is Magic
It's not magic, it's science! For the science-minded YouTube viewer, those boring old magic trick videos lack intellectual rigor.Some magic tricks can be cheesy, and pulling rabbits out of a hat or sh...
06:00 pm -04 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Study: Greenland Melting is More Pervasive, Adding to Sea Level Fears
Three glaciers holding back a vast ice stream in northeast Greenland, a region thought to be the last bastion of stability in that rapidly warming region, are now thinning and moving more rapidly into...
05:18 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable The Most Certain Ways to Battle Uncertainty
You might be all too familiar with the feeling of uncertainty. As traditional, linear career paths become a thing of the past, and structured, hierarchical organizations give way to flat and collabora...
04:57 pm -04 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Map Shows 634 Runways in Range for Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane
Officials searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane are fairly certain it was intentionally flown off course for an extended period of time. They are basing that theory on a series of satellit...
04:34 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Under the Gun, Crimea Goes to the Polls to Decide Its Future
KIEV, Ukraine — In what seemed to be an ominous beginning to the day, dark clouds and heavy rains swept over Crimea as residents of the Black Sea peninsula went to the polls to decide their futu...
04:34 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Crimea Election Official Says 95 Percent of Voters Chose to Join Russia
UPDATE, 4:45 P.M. ET - Mikhail Malishev, head of the Crimean referendum committee, said 95 percent of voters approved splitting from Ukraine and joining Russia, according to the Associated Press. Mal...
04:30 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 10 Most Popular St. Patrick’s Day Dishes
For St. Patrick's Day, you want shepherd's pie — and corned beef, shamrock shakes and cabbage rollsAccording to Yahoo, searches for Irish food recipes soar as St. Patrick's Day approaches. The p...
04:25 pm -04 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Children's Book Teaches Kids 'Death Is Wrong'
When Gennady Stolyarov II was five years old, living in Belarus as the Soviet Union teetered on the brink of collapse, he asked his mother what happens to people when they grow up"They go to school," ...
04:08 pm GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable This Machine Is Like a 3D Printer for Crafters
Design technology company Cricut (pronounced "cricket") recently released Cricut Explore, a machine that can cut designs from a range of crafting materials, including paper, chipboard, iron-ons, vinyl...
03:46 pm -04 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Crimea Votes: The Day in Pictures
In a quickly called referendum, Crimea voters went to the polls on Sunday to choose whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia. With Crimea's electorate composed mostly of ethnic Russians, the ref...
03:05 pm -04 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 'Lowcost Cosplay' Is Your Hilarious Guide to Costume Inspiration
The wigs, capes and makeup required for killer cosplay can hit the wallet hard. Well, unless you're the guys behind the budget-friendly project Lowcost Cosplay.The project documents one man's creative...
02:30 pm -04 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 10 YouTube Videos That Prove Science Is Magic
It's not magic, it's science! For the science-minded YouTube viewer, those boring old magic trick videos lack intellectual rigor.Some magic tricks can be cheesy, and pulling rabbits out of a hat or sh...
01:56 pm -05 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable You're Looking at It Wrong — Why the Web Demands Vertical Screens
The first person to twist apart an Oreo, or sit backwards in a chair, or pretend a tennis racket was a guitar — visionaries who recognized that everyday objects used by the masses have higher ca...
12:46 pm -07 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Crimea Votes: The Day in Pictures
In a quickly called referendum, Crimea voters went to the polls on Sunday to choose whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia. With Crimea's electorate composed mostly of ethnic Russians, the ref...
12:34 pm -04 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Under the Gun, Crimea Goes to the Polls to Decide Its Future
KIEV, Ukraine — In what seemed to be an ominous beginning to the day, dark clouds and heavy rains swept over Crimea as residents of the Black Sea peninsula went to the polls to decide their futu...
12:08 pm -04 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable This Machine Is Like a 3D Printer for Crafters
Design technology company Cricut (pronounced "cricket") recently released Cricut Explore, a machine that can cut designs from a range of crafting materials, including paper, chipboard, iron-ons, vinyl...
11:56 am -07 - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable You're Looking at It Wrong — Why the Web Demands Vertical Screens
The first person to twist apart an Oreo, or sit backwards in a chair, or pretend a tennis racket was a guitar — visionaries who recognized that everyday objects used by the masses have higher ca...
03:30 am GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 20 Drunk Trees That Need to Go Home
You know the type. Everyone is just hanging out, having a good time, drinking a couple beers, and that one person goes a little overboard and ruins the fun for everyone elseWe've all been there. Most ...
02:30 am GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Small Google+ Design Change Looks More Like Facebook
If you share links on Google+, you may have noticed a small, yet positive change this week.That's because link posts have been redesigned to include larger images, and cleaner titles. Links posted to ...
02:18 am GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 'Veronica Mars' Kickstarter Backers Offered Refunds After Download Complaints
Some Kickstarter backers of the Veronica Mars movie hoping to watch it online experienced problems Friday when attempting to view the title via Flixster/UltraViolet, the distribution service chosen by...
01:36 am GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable Sailor in Iconic WWII Kissing Photo Dies at 86
Glenn McDuffie was 18 years old the day World War II ended. Having just exited a New York subway station at Times Square, McDuffie, a sailor, heard the news, grabbed a nurse and kissed her. Photograph...
12:36 am GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 'Before I Disappear' and 'Cesar Chavez' Win Big at SXSW Film Festival
AUSTIN, Texas — Oscar-winner Shawn Christensen can now add South By Southwest Film Festival winner to his resume, as his much anticipated film Before I Disappear won the festival's audience awar...
12:21 am GMT - Sun, March 16, 2014
Mashable 5 Steps to Mastering Tech Networking Events
Successfully navigating tech industry networking events can be difficult, whether you’re a startup founder searching for the right talent, a developer looking to advance your career or an enterp...
11:38 pm GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Kickstarter Bypasses Hollywood With iTunes Film Channel
Using Kickstarter to fund film projects has gradually moved from the fringe to the mainstream as major film stars and Hollywood directors have turned to the crowd-funding site for support. Now Kicksta...
11:35 pm GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Must Reads: The Missing Plane Mystery, 3D-Printed Fossils and More
During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the time to take a dive into the murkier, lengthier depths of the Internet and expand our attention spans ...
11:30 pm -04 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 20 Drunk Trees That Need to Go Home
You know the type. Everyone is just hanging out, having a good time, drinking a couple beers, and that one person goes a little overboard and ruins the fun for everyone elseWe've all been there. Most ...
10:50 pm GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Tensions Ratchet Up as Crimea's Referendum Approaches
SIMFEROPOL, CRIMEA — Reminders of Crimea's Sunday referendum vote are everywhere around the peninsula's capital city, Simferopol. But most of the signs and banners reminding Crimeans to vote als...
10:30 pm -05 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 20 Drunk Trees That Need to Go Home
You know the type. Everyone is just hanging out, having a good time, drinking a couple beers, and that one person goes a little overboard and ruins the fun for everyone elseWe've all been there. Most ...
10:30 pm GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 'Die Hard' Is Much Cuter When a Pug Plays the Hero
This is likely the first and last time that a Die Hard parody will be described as "adorable."YouTube animal channel The Pet Collective worked its puppy magic on the 1988 action flick for its latest p...
10:30 pm -04 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Small Google+ Design Change Looks More Like Facebook
If you share links on Google+, you may have noticed a small, yet positive change this week.That's because link posts have been redesigned to include larger images, and cleaner titles. Links posted to ...
10:28 pm GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Homeless Animals Feel the #Love at SXSW
AUSTIN, Texas — A homeless poodle named Tater-Tot found love and a future at SXSW 2014Tater-Tot, along with thousands of other cats and dogs in need, have a new home and a chance at compassion, ...
09:30 pm GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 9 Questions You Have About St. Patrick’s Day
Who was Saint Patrick?If that question rattles through your brain around this time of year, you're not aloneYahoo tells Mashable that queries about the man and the holiday he inspired jump astronomica...
09:30 pm -05 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Small Google+ Design Change Looks More Like Facebook
If you share links on Google+, you may have noticed a small, yet positive change this week.That's because link posts have been redesigned to include larger images, and cleaner titles. Links posted to ...
08:25 pm GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 5 Can't-Miss Apps: Stop Motion Animation and More
Between Apple's iOS 7.1 update and the ongoing SXSW activities, you may have missed some of the week's best new apps.Luckily, Mashable creates a roundup each weekend of our favorite new and updated ap...
07:30 pm GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 15 Animals That Know How to Rock
These animals really know how to kick up the jam. From tiny birds to gargantuan whales, the animal kingdom is full of noble beasts who love to rock out.According to recent studies, animals actually lo...
06:50 pm -04 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Tensions Ratchet Up as Crimea's Referendum Approaches
SIMFEROPOL, CRIMEA — Reminders of Crimea's Sunday referendum vote are everywhere around the peninsula's capital city, Simferopol. But most of the signs and banners reminding Crimeans to vote als...
06:30 pm -04 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 'Die Hard' Is Much Cuter When a Pug Plays the Hero
This is likely the first and last time that a Die Hard parody will be described as "adorable."YouTube animal channel The Pet Collective worked its puppy magic on the 1988 action flick for its latest p...
06:28 pm -04 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Homeless Animals Feel the #Love at SXSW
AUSTIN, Texas — A homeless poodle named Tater-Tot found love and a future at SXSW 2014Tater-Tot, along with thousands of other cats and dogs in need, have a new home and a chance at compassion, ...
05:30 pm -04 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 9 Questions You Have About St. Patrick’s Day
Who was Saint Patrick?If that question rattles through your brain around this time of year, you're not aloneYahoo tells Mashable that queries about the man and the holiday he inspired jump astronomica...
05:21 pm -07 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 5 Steps to Mastering Tech Networking Events
Successfully navigating tech industry networking events can be difficult, whether you’re a startup founder searching for the right talent, a developer looking to advance your career or an enterp...
04:30 pm GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable The 5-Step Editing Process for a Perfect Resume
You know that you should edit your resume before you send it off in the world, making sure it’s error-free.But to make sure that resume is in the best possible shape? You should really take the ...
04:25 pm -04 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 5 Can't-Miss Apps: Stop Motion Animation and More
Between Apple's iOS 7.1 update and the ongoing SXSW activities, you may have missed some of the week's best new apps.Luckily, Mashable creates a roundup each weekend of our favorite new and updated ap...
03:55 pm GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 5 Crowd-Controlled Games That Will Destroy Your Sanity
Most casual gamers probably first encountered "mob-control" gaming with last month's inexplicably huge Twitch Plays Pokemon experience. While the RPG element of the game was unique, Twitch Plays Pokem...
03:30 pm -07 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 'Die Hard' Is Much Cuter When a Pug Plays the Hero
This is likely the first and last time that a Die Hard parody will be described as "adorable."YouTube animal channel The Pet Collective worked its puppy magic on the 1988 action flick for its latest p...
02:08 pm GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable The 10 Most Annoying Things on Reddit
If you controlled Reddit, what would you ban?User T0pTomato posed that question in a thread, where it earned more than 12,000 responsesUsers vented all the things that annoyed them, from overused comm...
12:30 pm -07 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 15 Animals That Know How to Rock
These animals really know how to kick up the jam. From tiny birds to gargantuan whales, the animal kingdom is full of noble beasts who love to rock out.According to recent studies, animals actually lo...
11:52 am +08 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Here Come China's Tech Giants: Weibo, Alibaba to IPO in U.S.
Watch out, Twitter and Facebook. Your Chinese rival is coming to your shores — and specifically mentioned you as the competition.Weibo, China's enormously popular microblogging service, filed fo...
08:53 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Malaysian Official: Missing Flight Was Hijacked
The plane that disappeared over the waters of the Gulf of Thailand was hijacked, a Malaysian official told reporters Friday night.The Associated Press reports that the official, who spoke on condition...
08:53 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Malaysian Leader: Missing Flight's Disappearance 'Deliberate'
This story was updated on March 15 at 4:20 a.m. ET.The plane that disappeared over the waters of the Gulf of Thailand was the result of a "deliberate" act, the Malaysian prime minister told reporters ...
08:53 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Police Search Home of Pilot; Disappearance of Plane Is Called 'Deliberate'
This story was updated on March 15 at 11:20 a.m. ET.Malaysian police searched the home on Saturday of the pilot of the missing jetliner that disappeared eight days ago, following the declaration by Pr...
07:30 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable SXSW's Official Hammock Offers Relaxation for Good
Relaxation is not a word most people associate with the marathon of events and parties that is SXSW. But visitors to this year's festival have found popup "relaxation stations," clusters of colorful h...
06:30 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Photographer Reveals Terrifying New Sea Worms
Deep under the sea lurk invertebrates cooler than your average earthworm.Photographer Alexander Semenov captures images of beautiful, mesmerizing worms underwater. The marine worms — technically...
05:30 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Dive Deep Into Emoji Expression for Our Snapchat Challenge
It’s hard to remember a time when emojis weren’t an integral part of communication. Be it a strategically placed smiley or a carefully calculated creature, an emoji will often do the trick...
05:15 am +08 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 23 Whimsical Disney Posters That Took a Trip Down the Rabbit Hole
AUSTIN, Texas — Disney got Austin weird for SXSW.Artists at Austin's Mondo Gallery, the collectible art division of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, put a quirky twist on classic Disney movie posters fo...
04:30 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Hockey Fans Sue Arena Over Bogus Beer Sizes
"Hero" is a word that gets thrown around a lot these days, but a group of Idaho hockey fans is taking a brave stand for sports fans — and beer drinkers — everywhereSupporters of the Idaho ...
03:52 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Here Come China's Tech Giants: Weibo, Alibaba to IPO in U.S.
Watch out, Twitter and Facebook. Your Chinese rival is coming to your shores — and specifically mentioned you as the competition.Weibo, China's enormously popular microblogging service, filed fo...
03:30 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Interns Chase Culinary, Not Coding, Dreams at Facebook
Denika Boyd and Aaron Tutein never imagined they'd have the opportunity to work at Facebook, even as internsAs residents of St. Croix, an island district of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, m...
02:59 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Is This Amazon's Game Controller?
Leaked photos of an Amazon-branded controller could give more meat to the rumors the company is releasing its own TV set-top box with gaming functionality soon.The six photos of the controller appeare...
02:30 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Here's Your First Look at 'Mad Men' Season 7
It's that time of the year again — sexism, booze and a complete disregard for office etiquette or the institution of marriage. It's the season premiere of Mad Men! The hit drama about Don Draper...
02:20 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable U.S. Set to Give up Its Last Power Over the Internet
The U.S. government will give up its last measure of control over the Internet, possibly as soon as next year.An agreement between the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Internet Corporation for Assi...
02:00 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable A Sarah Palin Channel? You Betcha!
Sarah Palin has come to an agreement to launch a channel on digital video startup TAPP.Programming will reportedly be a mix of politics and current events as well as parts of the TLC reality show "Sar...
01:00 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Daredevil's Edgy Handstands Will Make Your Palms Sweat
Talk about living life on the edgeScott Young is going above and beyond, and upside down, to prove his daredevil ways. The English 25-year-old is gaining viral fame for doing handstands on the edge of...
12:56 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable U.S. Drone Intercepted 12,000 Feet Above Crimea: Russian Report
An U.S. attack drone was intercepted in the sky over Ukraine's Crimea region on Friday, according to Russian state-owned holding company Rostec. The drone was reportedly about 12,000 feet in the ...
12:50 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable One Thing to Remember About the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet
Exactly one week ago on Friday, a plane took off from Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport, intending to ferry 239 people to Beijing. But it never arrived. The Boeing 777-200ER vanished...
12:38 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable No Sleep, No Badges, No Clean Clothes: Startup Does SXSW Guerrilla Style
Last time I emailed with them on Wednesday afternoon, Tommy Spero and Ray Archie were stuck in the Dallas airport. The jet for their 6:30 a.m. flight endured a bird strike. The smaller replacement pla...
12:30 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable 'Veronica Mars' Film, Funded by You, Hits Theaters This Weekend
The Veronica Mars movie hits theaters this weekend, and it has you — the Internet — to thankThe film, based on the popular TV series starring Kristen Bell that was cancelled in 2007, comes...
12:23 am +02 - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Sorry, Math Nerds — Pi May Not Be That Special
Math nerds, rejoice! Today is March 14, represented numerically as 3.14 or Pi Day.Before you go and ruin your dinner by eating an assortment of baked pastries in celebration, we reluctantly inform you...
12:05 am GMT - Sat, March 15, 2014
Mashable Elon Musk to Chris Christie: Stop Protecting Auto Dealer 'Monopoly'
Tesla CEO and Founder Elon Musk accused New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie of cutting a "backroom deal" with the auto dealer lobby — effectively booting the automaker from the state."Governor Christ...
11:52 pm -04 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Here Come China's Tech Giants: Weibo, Alibaba to IPO in U.S.
Watch out, Twitter and Facebook. Your Chinese rival is coming to your shores — and specifically mentioned you as the competition.Weibo, China's enormously popular microblogging service, filed fo...
11:28 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Jon Stewart Dubs 'Baby Got Back' Over Mitch McConnell's New Ad
Jon Stewart had some fun last night on The Daily Show with Sen. Mitch McConnell's corny new wordless political advertisement. True to his muckraking style, Stewart made a little game out of it called ...
10:39 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Paris Gets a Taste of Beijing-Style Smog
Paris, along with several other cities in northern France, is in the midst of a multi-day air pollution crisis, with pollutants hovering at dangerous levels. In response to the pollution, authorities ...
10:23 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Sorry, Math Nerds — Pi May Not Be That Special
Math nerds, rejoice! Today is March 14, represented numerically as 3.14 or Pi Day.Before you go and ruin your dinner by eating an assortment of baked pastries in celebration, we reluctantly inform you...
10:03 pm +02 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Vine's Newest Trend is a #Whaling Good Time
Breaching isn't just for whales anymore. It's also for Vine stars looking to get in on the platform's newest trend: #whaling.Whaling has even enticed news anchor teams to join in. Much like planking, ...
10:00 pm -04 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable A Sarah Palin Channel? You Betcha!
Sarah Palin has come to an agreement to launch a channel on digital video startup TAPP.Programming will reportedly be a mix of politics and current events as well as parts of the TLC reality show "Sar...
09:23 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Protestors in Turkey Redo the Ellen Selfie Inside a Police Van
They may have been packed in the back of a police van, but these protesters in Istanbul, Turkey, were all smiles.Ali Emre Mazlumoğlu tweeted the latest version of the famed Oscars "Ellen Selfie" ...
09:22 pm +02 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable This Winter Wasn't Nearly as Cold as You Think, Feds Say
By the imprecise measure of human perception, this winter was a brutal one across much of the central and eastern United States. Several bouts of extreme cold and snow struck from Chicago to Kansas Ci...
09:19 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable How Are Men Celebrating Women's History Month?
March is Women's History Month. Of course, celebrating inspirational women who changed the world should be a year-round practice, but for 31 days, special attention is paid to the women who blazed the...
09:15 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 23 Whimsical Disney Posters That Took a Trip Down the Rabbit Hole
AUSTIN, Texas — Disney got Austin weird for SXSW.Artists at Austin's Mondo Gallery, the collectible art division of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, put a quirky twist on classic Disney movie posters fo...
08:53 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Report: Leaked iOS 8 Photo Reveals New Apps
iOS 8, the next version of Apple's mobile software for the iPhone and iPad, is expected to arrive in June with new features that have a strong focus on fitness. Now, an alleged leaked photo of iOS 8 r...
08:44 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Sprint Offers Data-Less, Prepaid Monthly Plan for $45
In another example of a wireless telecom experimenting beyond the standard payment models in the category, Sprint on Friday introduced a contract-less, data-less plan for $45 a month.Called Sprint Pre...
08:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 12 Incalculably Tasty Pies to Bake for Pi Day
Pi Day is the one magical day of the year when mathematics and baked goods join forces to serve the greater good.In celebration of 3.14, it's tradition to inscribe your favorite pie with Greek symbol ...
08:03 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Vine's Newest Trend is a #Whaling Good Time
Breaching isn't just for whales anymore. It's also for Vine stars looking to get in on the platform's newest trend: #whaling.Whaling has even enticed news anchor teams to join in. Much like planking, ...
08:00 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Make a Meme Come to Life to Win a 3D Printer
Imagine what it would be like to hold the power of Doge in your hands or stare into the eyes of your own personal Grumpy Cat. Enter 3D printersCGTrader is holding a challenge for 3D-printing aficionad...
08:00 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Logan vs. Piz: Who's the Better Guy for Veronica Mars?
It's time for Veronica Mars fans to grab a bag of marshmallows and head to the box office. Anticipation for the show's big screen debut has been rising since its record-breaking Kickstarter launched l...
07:22 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable This Winter Wasn't Nearly as Cold as You Think, Feds Say
By the imprecise measure of human perception, this winter was a brutal one across much of the central and eastern United States. Several bouts of extreme cold and snow struck from Chicago to Kansas Ci...
07:21 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Shut Up, Justin Bieber. Seriously, Just Shut Up
If your Bieber-senses were tingling, then you're in for a treat. The Canadian hooligan's deposition video was leaked by TMZ earlier this week. The footage featuring an extremely arrogant, uncooperativ...
07:04 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Uber and Lyft Expand Insurance to Address Legal Concerns
Taxi and ridesharing apps Uber and Lyft have announced the expansion of their insurance coverage as the companies work to respond to issues brought to light by a fatal accident on New Year's Eve invol...
06:38 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Don't Even Try Having a Conversation With This Guy
Everybody knows that one guy who talks about not having a TV like it's a badge of honor. Please, don't be that guy.In a world where pop culture references are key to holding conversations, it's import...
06:05 pm +02 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Apple's New Mac Pro Review: The Most Powerful Mac Ever
Apple has combined raw power with ingenious design into something that will make even non-professionals drool.After languishing with only minor updates for several years, Apple finally released a majo...
05:55 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable U.S. and Russia Right Now: The One Photo That Says It All
If this AP photograph is representative of the state of U.S.-Russia talks over the crisis in Ukraine, the most casual of international observers would agree: they're not going all that wellU.S. Secret...
05:31 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Report: Desktop Search Poised for 'Significant Decline' This Year
The switch to mobile is hitting the search advertising business in the United States, according to a report from eMarketer.The researcher predicts a "significant decline" of 9.4% or $1.4 billion in de...
05:30 pm +02 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 15 International Fast Food Items Worth Booking a Flight
Scarfing down fast food in the U.S. isn't exactly an exciting way to enjoy a meal. If you've been to one McDonald's, you've basically been to all of them.But if you're crossing an ocean for more thril...
05:14 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable U.S. Millionaires Hit All-Time High 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important storiesItems found at the s...
04:15 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable How Steve Jobs and Masayoshi Son Brought the iPhone to Japan
The iPhone, it's safe to say, is big in Japan. Toward the end of last year, three out of every four smartphones sold in Japan was an iPhone, according to market researcher Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. T...
04:05 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Apple's New Mac Pro Review: The Most Powerful Mac Ever
Apple has combined raw power with ingenious design into something that will make even non-professionals drool.After languishing with only minor updates for several years, Apple finally released a majo...
04:04 pm +02 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 9 Famous Tech Mascots and Their Colorful Backstories
Sports teams aren't the only brands with popular mascotsTo amp up visibility and create consumer connections, companies like Bitly and TiVo design fun mascots to get users more invested in their produ...
03:59 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable At Least 2 Dead as Eastern Ukrainian City Explodes in Violence
KIEV, Ukraine — At least two pro-Ukraine protesters participating in an anti-war demonstration were killed and more than a dozen others injured late on Thursday after their group was violently a...
03:53 pm -05 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Report: Leaked iOS 8 Photo Reveals New Apps
iOS 8, the next version of Apple's mobile software for the iPhone and iPad, is expected to arrive in June with new features that have a strong focus on fitness. Now, an alleged leaked photo of iOS 8 r...
03:39 pm -07 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Paris Gets a Taste of Beijing-Style Smog
Paris, along with several other cities in northern France, is in the midst of a multi-day air pollution crisis, with pollutants hovering at dangerous levels. In response to the pollution, authorities ...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable The Best Mobile Tech From SXSWi
Mobile addicts rejoiced this past week as SXSW Interactive took over Austin, Texas with the latest in cutting-edge mobile technology. Market Developer Shane Stearns discusses highlights from this yea...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 15 International Fast Food Items Worth Booking a Flight
Scarfing down fast food in the U.S. isn't exactly an exciting way to enjoy a meal. If you've been to one McDonald's, you've basically been to all of them.But if you're crossing an ocean for more thril...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 12 People Having a Rotten Pi Day
In the vast world of comedy, a pie to the face is hardly an original concept. And yet, despite the fact that it's a practically ancient gag, there's still something incredibly hilarious and unexpected...
03:15 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Work From Home? Your Taxes Just Got Easier
If you wanted to take the home office deduction on your taxes in years past, you’d need a measuring tape, calculator, and then a year’s worth of bills for all your home expenses. With the ...
03:07 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains
Technology has altered human physiology. It makes us think differently, feel differently, even dream differently. It affects our memory, attention spans and sleep cycles. This is attributed to a scien...
02:38 pm -04 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Don't Even Try Having a Conversation With This Guy
Everybody knows that one guy who talks about not having a TV like it's a badge of honor. Please, don't be that guy.In a world where pop culture references are key to holding conversations, it's import...
02:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 10 Strangely Delicious Jelly Belly Combinations
With Easter quickly approaching, jelly beans will once again replace boring mints offered in glass bowls across the worldTypically, to enjoy jelly beans, it involves throwing a handful of the little j...
02:19 pm -07 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable How Are Men Celebrating Women's History Month?
March is Women's History Month. Of course, celebrating inspirational women who changed the world should be a year-round practice, but for 31 days, special attention is paid to the women who blazed the...
02:15 pm -07 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 23 Whimsical Disney Posters That Took a Trip Down the Rabbit Hole
AUSTIN, Texas — Disney got Austin weird for SXSW.Artists at Austin's Mondo Gallery, the collectible art division of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, put a quirky twist on classic Disney movie posters fo...
02:04 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 9 Famous Tech Mascots and Their Colorful Backstories
Sports teams aren't the only brands with popular mascotsTo amp up visibility and create consumer connections, companies like Bitly and TiVo design fun mascots to get users more invested in their produ...
01:33 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable This Visualization of Air Traffic Over Europe Will Mesmerize You
Anyone who's ever been to a really busy airport can guess how complex it must be to guide all those planes safely across the sky. But that's just one airport; can you imagine an overview of all the fl...
01:31 pm -04 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Report: Desktop Search Poised for 'Significant Decline' This Year
The switch to mobile is hitting the search advertising business in the United States, according to a report from eMarketer.The researcher predicts a "significant decline" of 9.4% or $1.4 billion in de...
01:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 20 Witty Wisecracks From Veronica Mars
It's been a long road for the little cult TV show that could. After being cancelled only three seasons in, the Veronica Mars Kickstarter campaign to fund the movie was not only successful — it w...
01:14 pm -04 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable U.S. Millionaires Hit All-Time High 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important storiesItems found at the s...
01:03 pm -07 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Vine's Newest Trend is a #Whaling Good Time
Breaching isn't just for whales anymore. It's also for Vine stars looking to get in on the platform's newest trend: #whaling.Whaling has even enticed news anchor teams to join in. Much like planking, ...
01:02 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable The 'Zelda' Triforce Is No Match for Police Force
Hyrule would be doomed if there were cops in Legend of Zelda.Turns out, a minor wandering around a wild countryside, collecting weaponry and completing magical quests isn't exactly above board. Of cou...
01:00 pm -07 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Logan vs. Piz: Who's the Better Guy for Veronica Mars?
It's time for Veronica Mars fans to grab a bag of marshmallows and head to the box office. Anticipation for the show's big screen debut has been rising since its record-breaking Kickstarter launched l...
12:36 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Amtrak Writer's Residency is a Dream Made True by Social Media
Two decades ago, I crossed the United States by train for the first time. I left Portland, Oregon, and the gloomy shadow of my first break-up with my first American girlfriend, went up to Seattle, the...
12:30 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Food Maps Turn the World Into Delicious Art
A map of the United States made entirely of corn products.Image: Caitlin Levin and Henry HargreavesCountries are culturally defined by many different aspects, one of the most recognizable being food....
12:18 pm GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 'Sports Matter,' Says Campaign to Help Underfunded Youth Athletics
An estimated $1.5 billion dollars were cut from school sports budgets nationwide during the 2010-2011 school year. During the 2009-2010 school year, $2 billion dollars were cut.Youth sports programs a...
11:59 am -04 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable At Least 2 Dead as Eastern Ukrainian City Explodes in Violence
KIEV, Ukraine — At least two pro-Ukraine protesters participating in an anti-war demonstration were killed and more than a dozen others injured late on Thursday after their group was violently a...
11:38 am -07 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Don't Even Try Having a Conversation With This Guy
Everybody knows that one guy who talks about not having a TV like it's a badge of honor. Please, don't be that guy.In a world where pop culture references are key to holding conversations, it's import...
08:36 am -04 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Amtrak Writer's Residency is a Dream Made True by Social Media
Two decades ago, I crossed the United States by train for the first time. I left Portland, Oregon, and the gloomy shadow of my first break-up with my first American girlfriend, went up to Seattle, the...
07:59 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Uncovered: 10 Secret Facts About the CIA
The CIA is a notoriously stealthy organization — but over the years, some of its secrets have managed to seep through the cracks.Ranging from shocking, to silly, to somewhat NSFW, the All Time 1...
07:30 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable To Stop Traffic Nightmare, Rio Declares 3 World Cup Holidays
For many soccer fans, the World Cup might as well be a month-long holiday. But for Rio de Janeiro's 6 million citizens, three days of the global soccer tournament Brazil will host this summer are now ...
07:15 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Sunken World War II Plane Becomes Underwater Playground
This isn't your ordinary playground.A World War II-era plane used to transport Turkish troops now serves another purpose as an underground exploration site for divers in the depths of the Mediterranea...
07:00 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Students Pay School to Stop Them Playing Bieber
Justin Bieber's music is so grating that people will pay money to make it stop.Starting Monday, administrators at a Washington state high school played the troubled pop singer's 2010 hit "Baby" over t...
06:45 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Note Pro Proves Bigger Isn't Always Better
If there’s a niche in the consumer electronics market, Samsung will fill it, sooner or laterPhablets, fitness bands, smartwatches and nearly every space in between. This approach — largely...
06:30 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Facebook Sends Visitors to News Sites, But Doesn't Make Them Stay
Social media is great for finding unique content from sources you might not otherwise visit — but loyalty still matters in the news business. That's according to new data from the Pew Research J...
06:30 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable When Facebook Sends Visitors to News Sites, They Tend Not to Stay
Social media is great for finding unique content from sources you might not otherwise visit — but loyalty still matters in the news business. That's according to new data from the Pew Research J...
06:15 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Meet the 'Most Connected Man' in the World
And you thought managing a smartphone and an inbox was exhausting45-year-old Chris Dancy is known as the most connected man in the world. He has between 300 and 700 systems running at any given time, ...
05:41 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Sorry, Snowden: Facebook, Google Aren't Going to Abandon Ads
“Have you heard about Secret?” This was perhaps the most ironic question asked throughout the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin earlier this week.New apps such as Secret, Whisper, Glimps...
05:30 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Man Accused of Murder Over Theater Texting Was Also Texting
A Florida man accused of fatally shooting another man for texting during a movie appears to have sent a text of his own right before the incident.Curtis Reeves, a 71-year-old retired police officer, i...
05:05 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable U.S. Mint's First Curved Coin Commemorates Baseball Hall of Fame
Curves aren't just for pitchers anymore. The United States Mint will soon roll out its first ever curved coin — a commemorative design in honor of the National Baseball Hall of Fame's 75th anniv...
05:00 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Lady Gaga’s Charity Raises $2 Million, Only Spends $5,000
In 2011 Lady Gaga, along with mom Cynthia Germanotta, founded the Born This Way Foundation, dedicated to "creating a safe community that helps connect young people with the skills and opportunities th...
04:56 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 'Blade Runner' on Trial: Oscar Pistorius Case Consumes South Africa
In the wee hours of Valentine's Day 2013, Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee runner who skyrocketed to global fame just months prior at the London Olympics, shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead t...
04:48 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Google Launches App Store for Docs and Sheets
Google is rolling out an online marketplace for third-party apps on Google Drive, the company announced Thursday.The apps, which Google is calling add-ons, are available to Google Drive users in Docs ...
04:17 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Should This Drone Have Flown Over East Harlem Firefighters?
Firefighters were still unloading debris from the scene of Wednesday's explosion in East Harlem that killed seven people and injured dozens when a three-pound DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter drone began buzz...
04:14 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Tech Companies Reveal National Security Data Requests
Newly released reports from web and telecom service providers such as Facebook reveal for the first time that tens of thousands of Americans have had the contents of their accounts sent to government ...
03:03 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable T-Mobile to Upgrade 2G Network to 4G LTE by 2015
T-Mobile plans to upgrade the rest of its existing 2G/EDGE markets to 4G LTE by next year, the company announced on Thursday.Just less than one year after introducing LTE to its network, T-Mobile said...
02:45 am -04 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Note Pro Proves Bigger Isn't Always Better
If there’s a niche in the consumer electronics market, Samsung will fill it, sooner or laterPhablets, fitness bands, smartwatches and nearly every space in between. This approach — largely...
02:43 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Obama May Have Ordered a Cyberattack Last Year
President Barack Obama asked the Department of Defense last June to perform a cyberattack, according to the nonprofit organization Federation of American Scientists (FAS).The U.S. Air Force declassifi...
02:36 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Where Is the Plane? 16 Possible Scenarios
We will continue updating this list as more information about the missing Malaysia Airlines flight becomes available.After countless false leads and nearly a week of searching for the missing Malaysia...
02:36 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Eyewitness at Fatal SXSW Crash: 'I Saw a Guy Bleeding to Death'
AUSTIN, Texas — In an instant, Pablo Vazquez's mood at SXSW careened from giddy excitement to horrific shock as an intoxicated driver sped past, narrowly missing him by a foot but striking 25 ot...
02:30 am -04 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable When Facebook Sends Visitors to News Sites, They Tend Not to Stay
Social media is great for finding unique content from sources you might not otherwise visit — but loyalty still matters in the news business. That's according to new data from the Pew Research J...
02:15 am -04 - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Meet the 'Most Connected Man' in the World
And you thought managing a smartphone and an inbox was exhausting45-year-old Chris Dancy is known as the most connected man in the world. He has between 300 and 700 systems running at any given time, ...
12:55 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Are Facebook's 'Move Fast and Break Things' Days Over?
The five words have been spoken countless times by Facebook employees. They appear on posters in the company's offices and were featured prominently in Facebook's paperwork to go public"As most compan...
12:42 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Refresh Yourselves on 'Game of Thrones' in 25 Minutes
Only a few short weeks remain until Game of Thrones makes a triumphant return to television, which means you have just a few short weeks to clear up the hazy memories that remain of last seasonWho's d...
12:32 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable VLC Player Comes to Windows 8 After Months of Delays
VideoLAN, the company behind the popular open source media player VLC, rolled out the long-awaited beta version of its VLC for Windows 8 app on Thursday.The app allows users to watch videos in almost ...
12:17 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable Zuckerberg: The U.S. Government Is a Threat to Internet Security
Mark Zuckerberg has had it up to here with the United States governmentThe Facebook CEO took to his public profile page Thursday to express his frustrations about the way the U.S. government has handl...
12:15 am GMT - Fri, March 14, 2014
Mashable 1,001 Movies to See Before You Die
At a loss for what to watch on Netflix tonight? Don't stress.YouTube user Jonathan Keogh compiled this 10-minute supercut of 1,001 movies everyone should see before he dies. From classics like All Abo...
11:57 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable 'First Kiss' Parody Takes Puppy Love to Another Level
When the "First Kiss" video depicting 20 strangers kissing went viral this week and was later revealed to be a clothing advertisement, many were disappointedBut that hasn't stopped fans from dogging o...
11:52 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable World's Biggest LeBron James Fan Explains His Massive Tattoo
Think all the way back to this Wednesday, when we brought you the story of the world's biggest LeBron James fan and his even bigger King James tattoo. When the Miami Heat star posted a photo of himsel...
11:32 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Harvard Library Is Hiring a 'Wikipedian in Residence'
The Houghton Library on the Harvard campus holds the university's collection of rare books. Inside its walls — in addition to objects culled from the old "Treasure Room" of Widener, the school's...
10:45 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable The First Cellphone Went on Sale 30 Years Ago for $4,000
Somewhere in either Chicago, Baltimore or Washington, someone plunked down $3,995 to buy the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X, the first handheld cellphone, on March 13, 1984 — 30 years ago today.We don't...
10:40 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Grad Student's Robot Fish Can Escape Prey Like the Real Thing
If you ever wanted proof that the more robotics can mimic nature, the more realistic (or creepy), and effective they'll be, look no further than the remarkable soft-tissue robot fish from MIT graduate...
10:40 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Grad Student's Robot Fish Can Escape Predators Like the Real Thing
If you ever wanted proof that the more robotics can mimic nature, the more realistic (or creepy), and effective they'll be, look no further than the remarkable soft-tissue robot fish from MIT graduate...
10:24 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Timeline: The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
Authorities are still baffled nearly one week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished about an hour after takeoff. A slew of seemingly solid leads have turned up nothing. Despite a widespread sear...
10:21 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Apple Adds In-App Purchase Warning to iOS 7.1
Making an in-app purchase from an iOS device now comes with a warning reminding users of the 15-minute window they have to make additional purchases without re-entering their password.The change was p...
10:06 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Google Drive Slashes Prices on Storage
Google has announced a price cut on Drive, its cloud storage system, with current subscribers set to automatically pay less.100 gigabytes of storage will now cost $1.99 per month, previously $4.99. On...
10:00 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable This $400,000 Pocket Watch Can Run for 1,000 Years
The Uwerk Zeit Device UR-1001, which retails for 345,000 Swiss Francs ($400,000), is one the world's most exquisite, intricate and expensive pocket watches. It's a watch lover's holy grail.Swiss watch...
09:39 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Watch the 'Game of Thrones' Red Carpet Premiere Live on Facebook
If you can't make it to Westeros, bring Westeros to youHBO and Facebook are partnering to bring the red carpet season 4 premiere of Game of Thrones to fans via live streamSee also: Arya Stark Panics I...
09:19 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable America's Most Social Small Business: Who Will Be in the Finals?
We're coming down to the wire in Mashable's Most Social Small Business challenge, our March Madness-style bracket to crown the nation's most socially savvy small company.This month, Mashable's ace tea...
09:13 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable OMGPOP Cofounder Living 'the Life' 2 Years After Zynga Acquisition
Charles Forman didn't think Zynga would actually buy his company. OMGPOP had fielded "a lot" of acquisition offers and investment opportunities before talks with Zynga approached their final stages."I...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Facebook Says Video Ads to Hit News Feed 'Over the Next Few Months'
Video ads will come to your Facebook news feed "over the next few months," the company announced on Thursday.In a blog post, the company wrote that its 15-second Premium Video Ads are rolling out with...
08:50 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Republic Wireless to Offer Moto G for $149, Sans Contract
Republic Wireless, the upstart, low-cost carrier, is getting an upstart, low-cost phone: the Moto G.Starting in April, Republic plans to offer an 8 GB Moto G for $149, without a contract. The 16GB ver...
08:45 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable The Science Behind Yawning Will Exhaust You
The human body experiences involuntary actions every day, but yawning may be the most elusive.Nearly every animal with a spine yawns for one reason or another — penguins yawn as a mating ritual,...
08:45 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Global Warming May Be More Severe Than We Thought, Study Finds
The Earth’s climate system may be far more sensitive to increasing amounts of greenhouse gases than many recent studies have found, which implies that steeper and faster emissions cuts will be n...
08:45 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable WhatsApp: Security Flaw Claims Are 'Overrated'
Reports circulated this week about how a major security flaw spotted in the popular messaging platform WhatsApp could make it possible for others to access your private chats. The company — whic...
08:45 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable WhatsApp: Security Flaw Claims Are 'Overstated'
Reports circulated this week about how a major security flaw spotted in the popular messaging platform WhatsApp could make it possible for others to access your private chats. The company — whic...
08:43 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Colin Powell's 60-Year-Old Selfie Schools Your Mirror Pic
Who says politicians can't hang on the Internet? Colin Powell proved he was ahead of his time by posting a selfie from his younger days to his Facebook page. Throwback Thursday, indeed.See also: Ellen...
07:42 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Larry King Talks Dirty to You in Jason Derulo's New Video
Jason Derulo found a way to make Larry King talk dirty to you. Try to get that image out of your head.The singer released a new music video for his hit song "Talk Dirty," featuring a string of celebri...
07:32 pm -04 - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Harvard Library Is Hiring a 'Wikipedian in Residence'
The Houghton Library on the Harvard campus holds the university's collection of rare books. Inside its walls — in addition to objects culled from the old "Treasure Room" of Widener, the school's...
07:25 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable LeBron James' Phone Problems Are a Samsung PR Nightmare
NBA player LeBron James, a celebrity spokesperson for Samsung who has been featured in a variety of Galaxy device ads, had a mini-meltdown on Twitter this week when his Samsung phone deleted all of hi...
07:25 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable LeBron James' Phone Problems Are a Big Samsung Headache
NBA player LeBron James, a celebrity spokesperson for Samsung who has been featured in a variety of Galaxy device ads, had a mini-meltdown on Twitter this week when his Samsung phone deleted all of hi...
07:07 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable 13 Words We Never Want to See on Scrabble Boards
We have a couple words for you, Scrabble.The classic game for lovers of wordplay announced Wednesday that it would allow fans to choose the next word for inclusion in The Official Scrabble Players Dic...
06:47 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Disturbing Video Uses Google Glass to Make a Point About Domestic Violence
Editor's note: Some users may be disturbed by the content in this video. If you're sensitive to situations involving domestic violence, you should stop at around 1:40.Two UK-based activists are employ...
06:40 pm -04 - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Grad Student's Robot Fish Can Escape Predators Like the Real Thing
If you ever wanted proof that the more robotics can mimic nature, the more realistic (or creepy), and effective they'll be, look no further than the remarkable soft-tissue robot fish from MIT graduate...
06:31 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Google Glass to Help ER Docs 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important storiesResearchers are on t...
06:13 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Jimmy Fallon Should Never Play Putin in His Biopic
Perhaps the only thing worse than the Cold War is Jimmy Fallon's terrible blonde combover. The Late Night host played Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday night, revealing a "never-before-see...
06:03 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Coming Soon to Ethiopia: Heineken and KFC?
Ethiopia is a largely agricultural nation of 94 million people that endures frequent droughts and famine, with a per capita income of just over $100 per month. Is it ready for Heineken beer and KFC ch...
05:41 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Malaysia Concludes: 'The Plane Vanished'
Malaysian officials are denying U.S. investigators' report that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 remained in the air for about four hours after it lost contactHishammuddin Hussein, minister of defense and...
05:13 pm -04 - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable OMGPOP Cofounder Living 'the Life' 2 Years After Zynga Acquisition
Charles Forman didn't think Zynga would actually buy his company. OMGPOP had fielded "a lot" of acquisition offers and investment opportunities before talks with Zynga approached their final stages."I...
05:12 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable If a Song Doesn't Have a Chorus, You're Probably not Listening
It is not hard to estrange the idea of the chorus. Why should songs have some parts that are repeated and others that are not? Imagine other works of art in which a quarter or half of the work is repe...
05:03 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Amazon Raises Prime to $99 per Year
Amazon has announced that it will raise the price of its Prime membership to $99 starting on June 14.In an email to Prime members, Amazon identified rising fuel and transportation costs along with a g...
05:03 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Amazon Raising Prime to $99 per Year
Amazon will raise the price of its Prime membership to $99 in a bid to boost the company's income through its flagship product.In an email to Prime members, Amazon identified rising fuel and transport...
05:00 pm -04 - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Facebook Says Video Ads to Hit News Feed 'Over the Next Few Months'
Video ads will come to your Facebook news feed "over the next few months," the company announced on Thursday.In a blog post, the company wrote that its 15-second Premium Video Ads are rolling out with...
04:53 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Report: Target Detected Hack Early But Ignored It
Target was prepared for its massive hack in November and knew of it early on, but did nothing to stop it, according to a report.A Bloomberg Businessweek claims that, months prior to the attack, the re...
04:45 pm -04 - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Global Warming May Be More Severe Than We Thought, Study Finds
The Earth’s climate system may be more sensitive to increasing amounts of greenhouse gases than several recent studies have found, which implies that steeper and faster emissions cuts will be ne...
04:05 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable 7 Dead, 5 Still Missing in NYC Explosion
Seven people are dead in East Harlem this morning as recovery efforts continue through the rubble of the two buildings that collapsed on Wednesday. The body of the seventh victim was found at 7:12 a.m...
04:05 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable 7 Groundbreaking New MMOs We Can't Wait to Play in 2014
Massively multiplayer online games have gotten a bad rep over the years, but those who play them know the joys of an immersive, adventurous world. Thanks to a sweeping scale, many MMOs can offer playe...
03:25 pm -04 - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable LeBron James' Phone Problems Are a Big Samsung Headache
NBA player LeBron James, a celebrity spokesperson for Samsung who has been featured in a variety of Galaxy device ads, had a mini-meltdown on Twitter this week when his Samsung phone deleted all of hi...
03:20 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Wine-Making Gadget Miracle Machine Is a Hoax
Remember the Miracle Machine, an upcoming gadget that can turn water (and a couple of other ingredients) into wine in three days? Turns out, it's a hoax.In a press release, one of the project's "found...
03:03 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable The 25 Best Tumblr Accounts for Book Nerds
Tumblr has built itself as the center of a large creative community. You can find graphic artists, hilarious GIFs and talented musicians sharing their work. It’s also home to countless readers, ...
02:47 pm -04 - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Disturbing Video Uses Google Glass to Make a Point About Domestic Violence
Editor's note: Some users may be disturbed by the content in this video. If you're sensitive to situations involving domestic violence, you should stop at around 1:40.Two UK-based activists are employ...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable 9 Food Twitter Accounts That Will Fill You Up With Laughter
On Twitter, it's easy to play with your food.There are so many parodies to follow on Twitter. Most of these hilarious accounts are related to movies, TV, celebrities or even inanimate objectsSee also:...
02:17 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Taking Your Brand Global? Avoid These 6 Mistakes
It's exciting to take a business onto the international stage, targeting global customers and new opportunities. However, in your hurry to reach them before your competitor does, it's all too easy to ...
02:01 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable How to Hunt for a Job Using Social Media
Securing a job is the tough part, but scouting an open position? All it takes is a strategic scroll through your favorite social media accounts.Sites like Twitter and Facebook can be fun and frivolous...
01:53 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable 50-cent Paper Microscope Can Detect Diseases
The Foldscope, an origami-like microscope, is the size of a bookmark, virtually indestructible and costs only $0.50 to produceIts creator, Manu Prakash, assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanfo...
12:38 pm GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable PostSecret Wants You To Share Your Thoughts Out Loud
Some secrets are too big to keep quiet. For those occasions when writing down your innermost feelings isn't enough, PostSecret wants you to say them out loudThat's the idea behind the blog's latest pr...
11:47 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Police: 2 Dead After Car Runs Through Crowd at SXSW
The reverie of SXSW in Austin, Texas, was violently interrupted at about 12:30 a.m. local time on Thursday morning when a car drove through a crowd outside several nightclubs. Two people were killed a...
11:47 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable 2 Dead, 23 Injured After Car Runs Through Crowd at SXSW
The reverie of SXSW in Austin, Texas, was violently interrupted at about 12:30 a.m. local time on Thursday morning when a car drove through a crowd outside several nightclubsTwo people were killed and...
11:19 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable 8-Bit 'True Detective' Solves Yellow King Case in 90 Seconds
Warning: This video is packed with spoilers.Matthew McConaughey's pop culture renaissance wouldn't be complete without a pixelated homage to his hit TV show, True Detective.See also: Matthew McConaugh...
07:59 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Scientists Discover 'Polar Bear' Tyrannosaur in Arctic
A much smaller relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex appears to have lived as far north as the Article Circle. The dinosaur discovery was given the name Nanuqsaurus hoglundi, after the Inupiat word for po...
07:30 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable MIT Students Use GIFs to Teach Computers Emotion
If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many is a GIF worth? We may be about to find outTwo graduate students at the MIT Media Lab aim to create a text-to-GIF translator, as part of an ongoing pro...
07:00 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Electronic 'Alert Shirt' Claims It Can Help Fans Feel Football Tackles
If you've ever watched a football game and wondered what it feels like to be tackled, then here's the shirt for you.Australian telecommunications company Foxtel claims to have created a shirt that use...
06:30 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable How to Talk About Politics With Someone Smarter Than You
Smart liberals, smart conservatives — it doesn't really matter what political affiliation they are. Getting into a political debate with someone who clearly knows more than you do invariably lea...
06:00 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable What's Wrong With Apple's iOS 7.1?
Apple's iOS 7.1 update was released on Tuesday, delivering a noticeable boost in overall speed and responsiveness. But it soon turned out that the update also delivered a few problems — and a su...
05:30 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable This Test Can Tell If You're Going to Get Alzheimer's Disease
In a breakthrough for Alzheimer's research, scientists have created a blood test that can accurately predict whether someone will develop the degenerative disease. The blood test can identify 10 type...
04:59 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable EU May Ban American Cheese From Using European Names
The European Union and the U.S. government are locked in trade talks over cheese — specifically, varieties such as Gorgonzola, feta, Muenster and Parmesan.The EU wants to ban the use of European...
04:59 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable EU May Ban American Cheese From Using European Names Like 'Feta' and 'Parmesan'
The European Union and the U.S. government are locked in trade talks over cheese — specifically, varieties such as Gorgonzola, feta, Muenster and Parmesan.The EU wants to ban the use of European...
04:31 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable New Yellow Hypergiant Star Found in the Milky Way
A powerful telescope in Chile has imaged the largest yellow star ever discovered.The star, called HR 5171 A, shines 12,000 light-years from Earth in the center of a new image released March 12. Known ...
03:50 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Capturing the Collapse: 21 Images After the Explosion in NYC
"Can you go to East Harlem to photograph an explosion?," an editor asked, not long after I arrived at our Midtown Manhattan office. A massive blast, believed to be due to a gas leak, had leveled two a...
03:15 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Shingy, AOL's 'Digital Prophet,' Didn't Think He'd Get Flack for That Title
AUSTIN, Texas — Is David Shing an oracle of the future or just a loud Australian guy with weird hair?The man who you may know as Shingy is AOL's "digital prophet," a title for which he has caugh...
02:48 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Top Mobile Puzzle Game 'Threes' Is Now on Android
If they don't want to be left out of the sliding, number-based puzzle fun, Android owners can now download Threes from the Google Play Store as of Wednesday afternoon. Though they'd better be prepared...
02:32 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable There's More to Ireland Than St. Patrick's Day
Ireland: It's a paradise of green hills, rugby and industry.The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland and Fáilte Ireland, the Irish national tourism authority, teamed up to send a po...
02:30 am -04 - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable How to Talk About Politics With Someone Smarter Than You
Smart liberals, smart conservatives — it doesn't really matter what political affiliation they are. Getting into a political debate with someone who clearly knows more than you do invariably lea...
02:30 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Acorns App Gives You a Way to Finally Invest Your Spare Change
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: AcornsOne-Liner Pi...
02:11 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Talk Smack on ESPN, Yoda Does: 'This is Madness' Returns
Yoda dominated last year's Star Wars Universe "This is Madness" character tournament. Take that, Vader.The 900 year-old Jedi master reminded ESPN's SportsNation viewers that "took care of business, I ...
01:50 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable NSA Used Facebook to Plant Malware on User PCs, Report Says
Just days after NSA leaker Edward Snowden sat for a rare remote interview broadcast at SXSW, new information linked to his original trove of data indicates that the NSA implemented some of its surveil...
01:48 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable New Satellite Images Show Debris From Malaysia Airlines, China Claims
Chinese State TV reports it has satellite images that may lead us to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. The images are leading CNN's coverage of the hunt for Malaysia Airlines this evening.Howe...
01:48 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Chinese Satellite Images of Malaysia Airlines Debris a False Lead
UPDATE: March 13, 2014 at 7:24 a.m. ET: Authorities went to the site where these satellite images were taken and found no sign of Malaysia Airlines flight 370.Chinese State TV reports it has satellite...
01:31 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Who Wants to Crush Things in a Tank With Arnold Schwarzenegger?
First, YouTube asked, "Will it blend?" Now, Arnold Schwarzenegger is asking a similar question true to his macho style.The Governator bought a tank at the suggestion of the unfortunately-named Reddit ...
01:13 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable World Wide Web Inventor: I Wasn't Expecting Kittens
The World Wide Web — which celebrates its 25th anniversary on Wednesday — has undoubtedly ushered in massive innovation in its quarter-life existence but what's most surprised inventor Tim...
12:44 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Poor, Lonely Celebs Can Finally Find Solace on Tinder
Celebrities have it rougher than you think.In what just might be the ultimate "first world problem," famous people apparently have a difficult time finding dates on Tinder because other users assume t...
12:35 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter On the Mend After Glitch
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) put itself into a precautionary "safe mode" March 7, but the venerable spacecraft is now on the mend, agency officials say.MRO switched over to safe mode after...
12:29 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable Steve Case: 25 Years Is Great, But What's Next for the Web?
When we started AOL in 1985, to learn about “the Internet” you needed to read science fiction or the predictions of futurists. I remember reading Alvin Toffler’s The Third Wave ̵...
12:28 am GMT - Thu, March 13, 2014
Mashable NFL Player Finds Out on Twitter That the Saints Want to Trade Him
Did you know the New Orleans Saints plan to trade running back Darren Sproles?Well, neither did he.See also: How to Make It in America (in a Sport That Gets No Love)Sproles, who began his career with ...
11:58 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 'WSJ' Editor Liz Heron Leaves for Job at Facebook
Facebook has hired journalism veteran Liz Heron for a new role intended to better connect the social network with media organizationsHeron, who will join Facebook after two years at The Wall Street Jo...
11:48 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 'This Is Just the Beginning': Turkish Protesters Met With Tear Gas, Water Cannons
People in Turkey took to the streets on Wednesday in a mass demonstration-cum-funeral in honor of a slain teenagerBerkin Elvan, 15, died on Tuesday after spending 269 days in a coma, the result of inj...
11:47 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Mashable Celebrates Digital Culture at SXSWi
Mashable continued its tradition of being one of the most buzzed about brands at SXSWi, with the Mashable House. More than 4,000 guests visited the space over three days to experience digital culture ...
11:43 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Resident of Exploded NYC Building: Gas Leak Started Last Month
The day before two buildings collapsed in East Harlem after a major explosion, Ruben Borrero smelled gas.He says his mom, whom he lives with, filed a 311 complaint, and it wasn't the first time reside...
11:19 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 5 Facts That Prove Bacon Is God's Greatest Creation
AUSTIN, Texas — Bacon saves lives and fuels astronauts. Really.You may only think of bacon as the food of the Internet gods, but this sizzling slab of porky deliciousness does more than make you...
11:10 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable NASA Wants YOU, to Help Hunt Asteroids
Citizen scientists take note: You can help save the planet from threatening space rocks, and win some prize money to boot.NASA and asteroid-mining company Planetary Resources have teamed up to launch ...
11:10 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable NASA Wants You to Help Hunt Asteroids
Citizen scientists take note: You can help save the planet from threatening space rocks, and win some prize money to boot.NASA and asteroid-mining company Planetary Resources have teamed up to launch ...
10:48 pm -04 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Top Mobile Puzzle Game 'Threes' Is Now on Android
If they don't want to be left out of the sliding, number-based puzzle fun, Android owners can now download Threes from the Google Play Store as of Wednesday afternoon. Though they'd better be prepared...
10:44 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable William Shatner Boldly Leaves Twitter Behind — Or Does He?
Actor William Shatner has left Twitter, the social network he apparently loved, to focus on other final frontiersSometime in the last 24 hours, the Star Trek actor posted a few "final" tweets, which h...
10:33 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Massive LeBron James Tattoo Proves You Are Not His Biggest Fan
So you got a little basketball jones there, pal? You love the NBA, huh? Big LeBron James fan, eh? Oh, what's that? You're LeBron's biggest fan? Well, it's time for a news flash, chief: You don't love ...
10:02 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Starbucks Adds Digital Tipping to iPhone App
Starbucks customers will soon be able to use their iPhones to do more than just pay for their morning latteAn upcoming update to the coffee chain's app will allow users to tip their baristas from with...
09:41 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable New Jersey's Tesla Smackdown Is Fair, but Dumb
Are car dealers relics in 2014? That's the heart of the argument between New Jersey and Tesla. The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission voted on Tuesday to ban direct sales of Tesla in the state, start...
09:35 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 6 Minutes of Nothing Is the Most Meta 'Seinfeld' Supercut Ever
Seinfeld fans, prepare yourselves for six minutes of absolutely nothing.Video editor LJ Frezza created this supercut of scenes from the show featuring no characters, plot or context. It's one seriousl...
09:12 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable YouTube Goes Down for Some Users
Some YouTube users experienced rare disruptions from the service on WednesdayDownRightNow, which tracks outages for popular sites, said that YouTube was evincing a "likely service disruption." The out...
08:48 pm -05 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable New Satellite Images Show Debris From Malaysia Airlines, China Claims
Chinese State TV reports it has satellite images that may lead us to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. The images are leading CNN's coverage of the hunt for Malaysia Airlines this evening.Howe...
08:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Snoop Dogg to SXSW Haters: 'Big Artists Were Small Once Upon a Time'
AUSTIN, Texas — Like bees to honey, cameras swarmed 42-year-old rapper Snoop Dogg when he walked into Airbnb's pop-up venue for SXSW on Tuesday. The veteran artist watched as people around him s...
08:29 pm -04 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Steve Case: 25 Years Is Great, But What's Next for the Web?
When we started AOL in 1985, to learn about “the Internet” you needed to read science fiction or the predictions of futurists. I remember reading Alvin Toffler’s The Third Wave ̵...
08:26 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable How to Bridge the Gap Between Online and Offline Marketing
There is no brick-and-mortar. There is no ecommerce. Integrated campaigns have been on the rise in recent years and while some businesses may identify as online or offline, when it comes to marketing,...
08:19 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Microsoft: Office for Mac Will Get a Refresh Soon
Microsoft Office has evolved quite a bit since the release of the new subscription-based Office 365 in early 2013, but the Mac version has remained stubbornly stuck in 2011, the year of its last major...
08:02 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Israel Struck by Volley of Rockets from Gaza
A volley of rockets fired from Gaza struck various parts of south Israel on Wednesday, various sources in the region reported.News reports of the attack and a response from the Iron Dome anti-rocket s...
08:02 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Israel Fires on Gaza After Militant Rocket Attack
Tensions between Israel and Gaza escalated on Wednesday after a volley of rockets from Gaza struck southern Israel, prompting the Israeli Defense Force to respond with artillery fire.The exchange of f...
08:00 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Yahoo Taps Yelp to Boost Search Results
Yahoo has bolstered its efforts in the field of contextual search by integrating Yelp content alongside its search and maps products.Content from Yelp, including reviews, business information and pict...
07:55 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Weather Whiplash: East Coast Goes from Spring to Winter in a Day
Ah, March. It's the time of year in parts of the U.S. when the weather can trick you into thinking it’s spring one day, only to smack you in the face with sleet and snow the next.Such weather wh...
07:45 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable The Top Film Award at SXSW Goes to ... a Bunch of Spoiled Millennials
AUSTIN, Texas — A film about two 20-something women hilariously struggling to simply travel from New York City to a nearby beach won one of two grand jury prizes at the SXSW Film Conference and ...
07:43 pm -04 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Resident of Exploded NYC Building: Gas Leak Started Last Month
The day before two buildings collapsed in East Harlem after a major explosion, Ruben Borrero smelled gas.He says his mom, whom he lives with, filed a 311 complaint, and it wasn't the first time reside...
06:59 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Report: Google Eyes First U.S. Retail Location Near NYC Apple Store
Google plans to open its first retail location in the United States in New York City's SoHo neighborhood, situated just around the corner from an Apple store, a new report suggests.According toCrain's...
06:42 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 7 Pro Tips to Make Travel More Efficient
The ability to waltz elegantly through chaotic airports like an individual actually on vacation isn't born; it is earned. Packing and planning for optimal travel serenity can take years of trips fille...
06:34 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 'Between Two Ferns' Helps Drive 40% More Visits to Healthcare.gov
Humor really is the best medicine, at least for an ailing healthcare website.Traffic to Healthcare.gov was 40% higher on Tuesday than the day prior, after President Obama made a surprise appearance on...
06:33 pm -04 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Massive LeBron James Tattoo Proves You Are Not His Biggest Fan
So you got a little basketball jones there, pal? You love the NBA, huh? Big LeBron James fan, eh? Oh, what's that? You're LeBron's biggest fan? Well, it's time for a news flash, chief: You don't love ...
06:24 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable The Possible 'Flappy Bird' Return 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important storiesA bullet-marked bath...
06:09 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Fire, Explosion, Building Collapse Reported in New York City
Residents of East Harlem in Uptown Manhattan reported hearing an explosion shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, and a fire quickly engulfed a residence at 116th Street and Park Avenue.The FDNY c...
06:09 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: 1 Dead, More Missing After Buildings Collapse in NYC
Residents of East Harlem in Uptown Manhattan reported hearing an explosion shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, and a fire quickly engulfed a residence at 116th Street and Park AvenueMashable reporters ...
06:09 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: 2 Dead After Buildings Collapse in NYC Gas Leak
Residents of East Harlem in Uptown Manhattan reported hearing an explosion shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, and a fire quickly engulfed a residence at 116th Street and Park AvenueMashable reporters ...
06:09 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: 2 Dead After Buildings Collapse in NYC
Residents of East Harlem in Uptown Manhattan reported hearing an explosion shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, and a fire quickly engulfed a residence at 116th Street and Park AvenueMashable reporters ...
06:09 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 2 Dead After Buildings Collapse in NYC
Residents of East Harlem in Uptown Manhattan reported hearing an explosion shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, and a fire quickly engulfed two buildings at 116th Street and Park Avenue. At least two pe...
05:50 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Candy Crush Maker's IPO Could Value It at More Than $7 Billion
Is the maker of Candy Crush Saga worth more than $7 billion? We're about to find out.King Digital Entertainment, the company behind the hugely popular Candy Crush mobile game, said in an SEC filing We...
05:42 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Google's Latest Acquisition Indicates Plans for Set-Top Box
Google has acquired assets and some of the key talent of Green Throttle Games, a recently defunct, Android-based gaming company.The news, first reported by PandoDaily, renewed discussion that Google i...
05:41 pm -04 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable New Jersey's Tesla Smackdown Is Fair, but Dumb
Are car dealers relics in 2014? That's the heart of the argument between New Jersey and Tesla. The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission voted on Tuesday to ban direct sales of Tesla in the state, start...
05:35 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable A Reddit Mystery Solved: The Identity of 'Shitty_Watercolour'
When 18-year-old Hector Janse van Rensburg was rejected by his first choice university, he traded books and essays for a dusty old watercolor painting set he'd received years earlier. Painting, he tho...
05:28 pm -07 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable NFL Player Finds Out on Twitter That the Saints Want to Trade Him
Did you know the New Orleans Saints plan to trade running back Darren Sproles?Well, neither did he.See also: How to Make It in America (in a Sport That Gets No Love)Sproles, who began his career with ...
05:06 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Oil Rig Worker: 'I Saw the Malaysia Airlines Plane Come Down'
An oil rig worker working off the south-eastern coast of Vietnam claims to have witnessed the crash of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.In a email sent to his employer, which was acquired, confirme...
05:01 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Samsung and All Def Unveil Online Platform For Unsigned Musicians
AUSTIN, Texas — Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and music entrepreneur Steve Rifkind revealed ADD52, a web portal designed to help emerging artists, during an intimate event Tuesday night at Samsu...
05:01 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Scrabble Fans: You Can Pick the Game's First New Word in 9 Years
Scrabble has successfully made the jump to the digital age, but still lacks an updated dictionary of accepted words. You can't play s-e-l-f-i-e-s, or instance, or h-a-s-h-t-a-g, much to the consternat...
04:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 30 Funny YouTube Videos Shorter Than Your Attention Span
Guaranteed to be the most entertaining part of your daySince the wonderful invention of YouTube in 2005, people around the word have spent countless hours entertaining themselves by watching videos of...
04:30 pm -04 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Snoop Dogg to SXSW Haters: 'Big Artists Were Small Once Upon a Time'
AUSTIN, Texas — Like bees to honey, cameras swarmed 42-year-old rapper Snoop Dogg when he walked into Airbnb's pop-up venue for SXSW on Tuesday. The veteran artist watched as people around him s...
04:26 pm -04 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable How to Bridge the Gap Between Online and Offline Marketing
There is no brick-and-mortar. There is no ecommerce. Integrated campaigns have been on the rise in recent years and while some businesses may identify as online or offline, when it comes to marketing,...
03:45 pm -04 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable The Top Film Award at SXSW Goes to ... a Bunch of Spoiled Millennials
AUSTIN, Texas — A film about two 20-something women hilariously struggling to simply travel from New York City to a nearby beach won one of two grand jury prizes at the SXSW Film Conference and ...
03:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 9 Things You Don't Realize Until It's Warmer Outside
Your survived what felt like an eternal winter. We're happy to report that it's almost spring! After holing up in sweatpants and bags of chips for months, it goes without saying a little sunshine make...
03:19 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Apple Gets Final Approval for New Flagship Store in San Francisco
San Francisco has given Apple the final stamp of approval for the construction of a new flagship retail store in the city's Union Square, Re/code reportsThe new store will replace Apple's current stor...
03:07 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 10 Chain Emails That Haunted Your Youth
Chain letters didn't begin with the Internet, and they didn't die with AOL mail. But back in the early days of the Internet — before anybody but programmers knew what pixels were, and "search en...
02:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable The World Wide Web Is Having a Quarter-Life Crisis
At 25, you're officially an adult — you can vote, drink and rent a car without any hassle. It's the age where you say goodbye to the frivolousness of your early twenties and hello to responsibil...
02:09 pm -04 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: 2 Dead After Buildings Collapse in NYC
Residents of East Harlem in Uptown Manhattan reported hearing an explosion shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, and a fire quickly engulfed a residence at 116th Street and Park AvenueMashable reporters ...
02:04 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Mysterious New Indie Game 'RiME'
RiME is an ephemeral "art game" that follows an unnamed boy fitted with a curse, as he tries to escape a windswept islandIt has been the subject of much speculation but few known facts. Both the studi...
01:35 pm -04 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable A Reddit Mystery Solved: The Identity of 'Shitty_Watercolour'
When 18-year-old Hector Janse van Rensburg was rejected by his first choice university, he traded books and essays for a dusty old watercolor painting set he'd received years earlier. Painting, he tho...
01:30 pm GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Paint and Water Make Unbelievably Ethereal Abstract Photos
Kim Keever's photographs feature billowing fabric-like shapes that look nearly solid enough to hold in your hands. But the secret behind this New York-based artist's swirling abstract images is a mix ...
11:46 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable London to Test 'Smart' Crosswalks
Pedestrians in London may soon be waiting to cross the street at "smart" crosswalks equipped with sensors and cameras.The city recently announced plans to test out the new crosswalks at London interse...
11:07 am -04 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 10 Chain Emails That Haunted Your Youth
Chain letters didn't begin with the Internet, and they didn't die with AOL mail. But back in the early days of the Internet — before anybody but programmers knew what pixels were, and "search en...
10:30 am -05 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable 9 Things You Don't Realize Until It's Warmer Outside
You survived what felt like an eternal winter. We're happy to report that it's almost spring!After holing up in sweatpants and bags of chips for months, it goes without saying a little sunshine makes ...
07:57 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Baby Olivia Tries on Roles from 'Game of Thrones,' 'Girls' and More
Children television networks must be making some bold programming choices lately.That's what we assume after seeing this adorable infant's favorite TV shows, anyway.See also: If Cute Little Kids Starr...
07:31 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable The Winter Paralympics Are Amazing Whether You Watch Them or Not
Featuring top-flight athletes from around the world who have overcome a wide range of significant impairments, the Paralympics always offer an inspiring — if under-the-radar — counterpoint...
07:18 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Climbers Will Have to Help Take Trash Off Mount Everest Soon
Clean up, clean up, everybody do your share.New Nepalese regulations will, starting in April, require Mount Everest climbers to bring at least 17.6 pounds of garbage off the mountain with them, the Kh...
06:45 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable No-Nonsense Cat Doesn't Care About Your Silly Yoga Poses
In a perfect world, we'd spend our days perfecting yoga poses and slurping kale smoothies until our skin turns green.But in reality, we all have places to visit, tasks to perform and cats to cuddle. T...
05:52 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Don't Worry, Conan Has No Idea What Bitcoin Is Either
Bitcoin is everywhere these days. You can't escape it, you can't spend it — you have no idea if you even own it. And you can only pretend like you know exactly what it is for so long.As a servic...
05:51 am +02 - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Apple's iTunes Festival: How to Watch Coldplay Live From SXSW
AUSTIN, Texas — Coldplay, Imagine Dragons and London Grammar will open Apple's five-day iTunes Festival at South by Southwest on Tuesday night at Moody TheaterFor people hoping to watch the show...
05:19 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Twitter: Photos and Videos Get More Retweets
Twitter wants users to think "photo first" when they send a tweet, and there's a good reason whyTweets that include photos or video links are retweeted at a much higher rate than those with text alone...
04:57 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable China Tests Autonomous Smog-Busting Drone
As the air pollution situation in China worsens, local officials are turning to drones in a desperate move to combat an environmental crisis threatening to choke the country's booming productivityThe ...
04:37 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Google Hit With Lawsuit Over Children's In-App Purchases
Google may be following in Apple's footsteps down the path to legal trouble due to in-app purchases made by children.Representatives from four law firms — two in California and two in Pennsylvan...
04:14 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Neil Young Turns to Kickstarter for His High-Res Music Player
For most, the digital music on our iPhones and streaming services like Spotify and Pandora sounds just fine.However, to a small-but-vocal group of audiophiles, it sounds like crap. Even as digital mus...
03:51 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Apple's iTunes Festival: How to Watch Coldplay Live From SXSW
AUSTIN, Texas — Coldplay, Imagine Dragons and London Grammar will open Apple's five-day iTunes Festival at South by Southwest on Tuesday night at Moody TheaterFor people hoping to watch the show...
03:41 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Teenager's Death Reignites Protests Across Turkey
Protests against Turkey's government flared up around the country after the death of a boy who had been unconscious since he was injured in the initial uprising last Summer.Berkin Elvan, 15, was walki...
02:25 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable WhatsApp Security Flaw Means Your Messages May Not Actually Be Private
Users of the popular messaging platform WhatsApp — which was recently acquired by Facebook for $16 billion last month — may be facing a major security flaw.According to security consultant...
02:25 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Security Consultant Says WhatsApp Messages May Not Actually Be Private
Users of the popular messaging platform WhatsApp — which was recently acquired by Facebook for $16 billion last month — may be facing a major security flaw.According to security consultant...
02:16 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Softbank's CEO Wants to Take Over the World — and T-Mobile Is Next
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son has made no secret of his desire to create the biggest company in the world, and in a new interview with Charlie Rose, the Japanese tech mogul hints that T-Mobile may be nex...
02:14 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable The Daft Punk and Jay Z Collaboration Is Happening
When word started spreading of a Daft Punk-Jay Z collaboration track yesterday we didn't bother posting it right away since nothing is ever real and everything turns out to be a viral marketing hoax t...
02:07 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Why You're Better Off Trusting a Robot Over a Human
Robots, and autonomous systems in general, can cause anxiety and uncertainty, particularly as their use in everyday tasks becomes a more immediate possibility. In order to lessen at least some of that...
01:58 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Missing Passengers' Phones Are Still Ringing. Can They Hear It?
The mysterious saga of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 got even stranger this week when a family member of one of the missing passengers appeared on Chinese television to show that her brother's phone wa...
01:57 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Instagram Releases Faster, More Responsive Android App
Instagram's Android app got a big redesign Tuesday and the latest version of the app is faster, more responsive and optimized for a wider variety of Android devices.With version 5.1, Instagram has cut...
01:21 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable New Jersey Votes to Ban Tesla Direct Sales
New Jersey has opted to burn bridges with Tesla.New Jersey's Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) voted Tuesday to prohibit automakers from selling cars directly to consumers without going through a deale...
01:04 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable The Woman Who Scavenged SXSW For An iPad
Despite the rain, cold, and general chaos of SXSW Interactive 2014 this year, at least one woman couldn't be stopped from venturing into the Texas wild to Vine her trek through Austin's busiest weekLa...
12:40 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Astronaut Twins are NASA's Newest Test Subjects
The only set of astronaut twins are set to become test subjects in an unprecedented NASA investigation into how weightlessness impacts the human body.No, NASA isn't planning to track the Winklevoss tw...
12:12 am GMT - Wed, March 12, 2014
Mashable Snow's a No-Show: 8 Images of the Roughest Iditarod Yet
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is the most popular sporting event in Alaska, and has long been a test of human and animal endurance. Traveling a 1,000-mile path across Arctic tundra from Willow to N...
11:51 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable The New Mac Pro: A Love Story
The new Mac Pro is a beautiful machine. Gone is the old, bulky tower of a body, and in its place is a gorgeously simple cylinder shape, with a gloss finish and curved edges your fingers will want to c...
11:48 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable You're Not Crazy: Google Search Results Look a Little Different
Google is rolling out a new design of search to desktop users that includes changes to both organic search results and ads to desktop users.The new design removes underlines, increases the font size a...
11:33 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable iOS 7.1 Speeds Up iPhone 4, Still Not as Fast as iOS 6
Apple's release of iOS 7.1 on Monday included a number of improvements, but there's one demographic who should really take notice of the update: iPhone 4 owners. iOS 7.1 significantly improves the per...
11:22 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Watch These Objects Spew Out Words of Wisdom
The Esurance Glove Box, fully stocked with prize giveaways, made its appearance at this year's SXSW. To recognize the importance of everyday objects spewing out awesomeness, we challenged Mashable rea...
11:22 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable How to Make It in America (in a Sport That Gets No Love)
AUSTIN, Texas — If you want to make it in America as a pro athlete, the playbook's pretty simple: Get to the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL or (lately) MLSBut lacrosse players, women's softball players, cur...
11:15 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Senate Climate All-Nighter Long on Talk, Short on Action
A majority of Senate Democrats, with the notable exception of several senators who are facing tough re-election fights in November, pulled an all-nighter on Monday to highlight the dangers of global c...
11:08 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 10 Harvard Business School Startups You Should Know
You may not need a degree to start a great company, but many founders have degrees — advanced degrees — from top business schools. One such school producing tech startup founders is Harvar...
10:51 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Time-Lapse Drawing of the Oscars Selfie Is Golden
You might have thought the Oscars selfie was dead. After all, there's not much more you can do when it's been both Simpsons-ized and made out of Lego bricks. But it hasn't been drawn — until now...
10:48 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Man Beats Robot at Ping-Pong, World Breathes Sigh of Relief
Are robots destined to beat humans at everything? Maybe not or at least not yet. Chinese industrial robotics company Kuka hosted what may be the first-ever man versus robot (arm) table tennis match an...
10:14 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Twitter Goes Down on the Web and Mobile
Users are reporting that Twitter is down.The outage appears to be affecting the service across mobile and Twitter's websiteSee also: 10 Moments on Twitter That Will Go Down in HistorySome users have r...
10:09 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable How President Obama Ended Up on 'Between Two Ferns'
President Obama walked into the room, clapped his hands and shouted: "Two Ferns!" Then he sat down to make a viral video.What followed was an unusual spectacle, to say the least: the president of the ...
10:07 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable CIA's Senate Ally Accuses Agency of Spying on Congress
The Central Intelligence Agency may have just lost one of its closest allies on Capitol HillSen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), who has long been one of the most staunch defenders of the U.S. intelligen...
10:00 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Cookie Monster Is 'Miserables' On His Own Without Cookies
Jean Valjean stole bread in Les Miserables to feed his family, and he served 19 years in prison. Just imagine if he stole cookies.In this short video, Cookie Monster (a.k.a "Jean Bon-Bon") and many ot...
09:48 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 'Flappy Bird' Creator: I Might Bring It Back
For those still mourning the loss of the highly addictive Flappy Bird mobile game that was pulled from app stores just last month, creator Dong Nguyen said he's "considering" bringing it back.In an in...
09:37 pm -07 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Google Hit With Lawsuit Over Children's In-App Purchases
Google may be following in Apple's footsteps down the path to legal trouble due to in-app purchases made by children.Representatives from four law firms — two in California and two in Pennsylvan...
09:23 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Party All Night, Deal All Day: the Money Behind SXSW
Daytime panels and nighttime parties form the public-facing portion of SXSW with plenty of money spent on badges and open bars.Behind the closed doors of restaurants and hotels, there is another monet...
09:15 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Sony Xperia Z1S Waterproof Smartphone Is a Near Miss
...Well, almostThat's the best way to describe the new Sony Xperia Z1S smartphone, now available from T-Mobile for no money down and $22 a month for two years.Even if the Z1S is a near miss, it's stil...
09:10 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable The Simplest Formula for Career Happiness
Being happy at work is complicated.After all, there are so many factors that go into it: your relationship with your boss and your co-workers, the fulfillment (or lack thereof) you get out of your day...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 12 World Records You Can Break During Your Lunch Break
Many world records are very time-consuming to achieve. Such competitiveness usually requires years of grueling training and dedication — these are not those kind of records.Chair Office, an offi...
08:51 pm -07 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Apple's iTunes Festival: How to Watch Coldplay Live From SXSW
AUSTIN, Texas — Coldplay, Imagine Dragons and London Grammar will open Apple's five-day iTunes Festival at South by Southwest on Tuesday night at Moody TheaterFor people hoping to watch the show...
08:46 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable This Is the Best Argument for Eating Cupcakes for Dinner
This toddler is well on his way to mastering the art of coercion. Now if only he could reach the kitchen counter.Three-year-old Mateo Beltran is a kid with pretty simple needs, one of which includes e...
08:24 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Obama Goes After the Geeks
President Barack Obama's push to increase signups for Obamacare had two focal points this week: Geeks and Zach Galifianakis.After Obama appeared on an episode of "Between Two Ferns," an online comedy ...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Dr. Dre's Beats Music Said to Raise Up to $100 Million
Beats Music LLC, the subscription streaming service from rapper Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine, raised a second round of funding from existing investors, said three people with knowledge of ...
07:58 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 2 Students Shot Dead in Venezuela Protests
Two students were fatally shot in Venezuela on Monday night while protesting the government of President Nicolas Maduro, bringing the total killed there to 22 since protests began in early FebruaryGis...
07:36 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Shaq: I Spend $1,000 a Week on Apps
If you've ever felt like you spend too much money on apps, this should make you feel a bit better.Shaquille O'Neal, the retired basketball star and self-declared "techie," told The Wall Street Journal...
07:20 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 20 Strangers Kissing for the First Time Is Strangely Sweet
First kisses are awkward. And scary. And uncomfortable. And if you're lucky, it can be romantic enough to make your knees wobble.Los Angeles-based filmmaker Tatia PIlieva, along with Wren Studio, mana...
07:13 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Report: iOS 8 Will Overhaul Apple Maps
Apple will reboot its maps app for iOS 8 when it reportedly launches later this year, a move that would be a part of an effort to better compete against Google and become a superior mapping platformAp...
06:48 pm -04 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Man Beats Robot at Ping-Pong, World Breathes Sigh of Relief
Are robots destined to beat humans at everything? Maybe not or at least not yet. Chinese industrial robotics company Kuka hosted what may be the first-ever man versus robot (arm) table tennis match an...
06:41 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Report: Secret-Sharing App Whisper Now Valued at $200 Million
Whisper, a popular app for sharing secrets anonymously, is reportedly raising another $30 million in funding.The funding, which was reported by Re/code, comes just six months after the startup raised ...
06:14 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 4G Coming to Audi Cars 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important storiesThe former superviso...
06:07 pm -04 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable CIA's Senate Ally Accuses Agency of Spying on Congress
The Central Intelligence Agency may have just lost one of its closest allies on Capitol HillSen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), who has long been one of the most staunch defenders of the U.S. intelligen...
06:04 pm -07 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable The Woman Who Scavenged SXSW For An iPad
Despite the rain, cold, and general chaos of SXSW Interactive 2014 this year, at least one woman couldn't be stopped from venturing into the Texas wild to Vine her trek through Austin's busiest weekLa...
06:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Cookie Monster Is 'Miserables' On His Own Without Cookies
Jean Valjean stole bread in Les Miserables to feed his family, and he served 19 years in prison. Just imagine if he stole cookies.In this short video, Cookie Monster (a.k.a "Jean Bon-Bon") and many ot...
05:58 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Fukushima, 3 Years Later: Disaster Still Lingers
The disaster at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant in Japan on March 11, 2011, destroyed tens of thousands of lives and had ripple effects around the world as nations reliant upon or considering nuclear ...
05:12 pm -07 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Snow's a No-Show: 8 Images of the Roughest Iditarod Yet
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is the most popular sporting event in Alaska, and has long been a test of human and animal endurance. Traveling a 1,000-mile path across Arctic tundra from Willow to N...
05:07 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Jawbone Adds Android Support to UP24 Wristband
Jawbone's newest fitness tracking wristband, the UP24, is finally available to Android users.The long-awaited change rolled out Tuesday as an update to the Android version of Jawbone's UP app.See also...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 12 World Records You Can Break During Your Lunch Break
Many world records are very time-consuming to achieve. Such competitiveness usually requires years of grueling training and dedication — these are not those kind of records.Chair Office, an offi...
04:31 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable No Terror Link to Stolen Passports in Malaysia Airlines Mystery
Two men traveling with stolen passports on board Malaysia Airlines flight 370 have no links to terrorist networks, authorities confirmed TuesdayMalaysian police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said 18-year-old...
04:24 pm -04 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Obama Goes After the Geeks
President Barack Obama's push to increase signups for Obamacare had two focal points this week: Geeks and Zach Galifianakis.After Obama appeared on an episode of "Between Two Ferns," an online comedy ...
03:39 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Obama Goes Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis
In an episode of his celebrity interview parody, "Between Two Ferns," Zach Galifianakis slapped fellow actor Bradley Cooper — more than once. It is therefore somewhat hard to believe that U.S. P...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 8 Weird U.S. Patents From the 19th Century
You can't celebrate your success without admiring your failure. Similarly, we as a civilization cannot recognize our monumental achievements in technology without remembering our more questionable ide...
03:20 pm -04 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 20 Strangers Kissing for the First Time Is Strangely Sweet
First kisses are awkward. And scary. And uncomfortable. And if you're lucky, it can be romantic enough to make your knees wobble.Los Angeles-based filmmaker Tatia PIlieva, along with Wren Studio, mana...
03:09 pm -07 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable How President Obama Ended Up on 'Between Two Ferns'
President Obama walked into the room, clapped his hands and shouted: "Two Ferns!" Then he sat down to make a viral video.What followed was an unusual spectacle, to say the least: the president of the ...
03:06 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable How to Be a Better Photographer With Tumblr
Often, great photography takes a trained eye and some mad skills. While most of us don’t need to be professional-caliber shutterbugs, even the most amateur photographers should be able to snap l...
02:48 pm -07 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 'Flappy Bird' Creator: I Might Bring It Back
For those still mourning the loss of the highly addictive Flappy Bird mobile game that was pulled from app stores just last month, creator Dong Nguyen said he's "considering" bringing it back.In an in...
02:41 pm -04 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Report: Secret-Sharing App Whisper Now Valued at $200 Million
Whisper, a popular app for sharing secrets anonymously, is reportedly raising another $30 million in funding.The funding, which was reported by Re/code, comes just six months after the startup raised ...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 6 Easy $5 Meals That Will Keep You (and Your Wallet) Full
Whether you're working at a startup, in school, cheap or just flat broke, everyone can benefit from an inexpensive, yet delicious meal.Simply because you're eating on the cheap, doesn't mean you have ...
02:01 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 7 Backstories Behind Everyday Technology Terms
Mouse, cookie, spam — all of these words are double agentsThe common terms take on a second meaning when it comes to the tech world. Everyday words are lifted from the dictionary and crafted to ...
01:47 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Jimmy Fallon and Jon Hamm Photobomb People on Top of the Rock
Jimmy Fallon, that old rascal, is at it againThe Tonight Show host teamed up with Mad Men star Jon Hamm to photobomb a bunch of unsuspecting folks getting their picture taken at Top of the RockThe Top...
01:30 pm GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Abandoned German Theme Park Is a Photographer's Thrill
Some find amusement in peculiar ways.In the south-east section of Berlin lies Plänterwald, a borough that sits along the Spree river. This wooded area is home to Spreepark, an old amusement park ...
11:24 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Old 'Cosmos' vs. New 'Cosmos': Who's the King of the Universe?
There were two times in my life when I was literally brought to my knees by the beauty of the night sky. Once was on a camping trip in the Nevada desert in my late 20s, when I looked up, caught the Mi...
10:58 am -07 - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Fukushima, 3 Years Later: Disaster Still Lingers
The disaster at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant in Japan on March 11, 2011, destroyed tens of thousands of lives and had ripple effects around the world as nations reliant upon or considering nuclear ...
09:43 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Military Google Glass Will Help Soldiers See Over Mountains
Call them Glassoldiers.The American military may soon be filled with soldiers sporting Google Glass-like headgear that can measure distances, display 3D building layouts, transmit video from a drone a...
08:46 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable BBC Revamps 'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' Game
Douglas Adams' famous comedy science fiction series, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," transcended several mediums after it first appeared on BBC Radio 4 in 1978. Adams wrote five novels, a TV s...
07:45 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Android Launchers: Their Time Has Come
Android personalization apps are more popular than ever, according to a recent report.While iOS users can only change the most superficial elements of their home screens (unless their device is jailbr...
06:45 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Proceed With Caution: A Map of the World's Deadliest Roads
If you're out for a pleasant drive in Bolivia, you might want to avoid the North Yungas RoadWidely considered the world's most dangerous road, the aptly nicknamed "Death Road" is a narrow 40-mile stre...
06:17 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable This 'iPhone Air' Concept Looks Like the Real Thing
The art of creating iPhone concept videos has turned into an obsession for many Apple devotees over the yearsBut a new concept video depicting a possible "iPhone Air" device is so good it looks like i...
05:31 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable At 76, Bill Cosby Just Sent His First Instagram
AUSTIN, Texas — Veteran comedian Bill Cosby uploaded his first Instagram post Monday at South by Southwest, just minutes before taking the stage at his standup show for Funny or DieFacebook's Du...
05:30 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Mythbusters' Adam Savage: Ignorance Is Not Bliss
AUSTIN, Texas — MythBusters Host Adam Savage took to his first-ever South by Southwest stage with a mission, to help people see art and science as two complementary, not opposing, disciplines.In...
04:53 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Diddy Bid $200 Million for Fuse TV Network, Report Says
Sean Combs, the hip-hop mogul now known as Diddy, has bid about $200 million for the Fuse cable-TV channel, said three people with knowledge of the situation.Combs, 43, rose to fame as rapper Puff Dad...
04:38 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable #Selfie Music Video Dominates With Help From Social Media Influencers
We thought the selfie had a banner year in 2013. It was added to the Oxford dictionary. The President of the United States took a selfie at another world leader's memorial service. And multiple selfie...
04:06 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Grumpy Cat Claims the Iron Throne
AUSTIN, Texas — Grumpy Cat sat on the Iron Throne once. It was terrible.The world's most famous grouchy kitty conquered Austin and Westeros this week. Grumpy visited the Game of Thrones exhibit ...
04:00 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Adoption Agency Explains Why Dogs Are Better Than People
People: They'll let you down. But dogs will always be there for you.That's the message Mayhew Animal Home is sending in its new dog adoption PSA, "Unloved." The video follows stangers having a terribl...
03:30 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 3-Armed Drummer Makes Becoming a Cyborg Look Pretty Cool
Envisioning a world in which humans become robotics-equipped cyborgs doesn't mean that all the enhancements will be Borg-like weaponry — there's room for some artistically-focused augmentations ...
03:02 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Twitter Data Shows When We're Happy, Sad, Hungover
It's a Monday in March, and that means Twitter users are likely "hungover" and "late to work." At least that's what the data tells usTwitter compiled data published Monday that looks at when users twe...
02:24 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Eye Candy for Space Geeks: 38 Stunning Photos From 'Cosmos'
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson takes viewers up from the oceans of Earth, out past the sun and into the vast beyond of what we call space, all as a part of Sunday's inaugural episode of Cosmo...
01:50 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Human Jukebox Sings 14 Musical Genres in 3 Minutes
Making a good YouTube video is as easy as goofing off in the bathroom mirror. Or at least it is for this latest Internet star.Finnish singer Sara — or Smoukahontas, as she likes to call herself ...
01:38 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Jay Z and Kanye West Will Kick Off Samsung's SXSW Concerts
AUSTIN, Texas — Jay Z and Kanye West are aiming to run this town this week. Samsung exclusively told Mashable first that the rappers will kick off the tech company's four-day SXSW concert series...
01:37 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Rooster App Is Like a Book Club for Busy People
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.If Rooster works as inte...
12:49 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Anti-Texting Bear Just Wants You to Put Down Your Phone
AUSTIN, Texas — The annual interactive component of SXSW here is a dizzying swirl of innovation, ideas and, to be honest, hype. It all takes place in this beautiful city full of live music, frie...
12:45 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable 'Building the Beast': What It's Like to Be an Early Startup Employee
As part of our series The First 100, Mashable has been introducing readers to employees 1 through 100 at successful startups such as FourSquare, BuzzFeed and BarkBox. Along the way, we've heard from e...
12:33 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable The (Important) SXSW Panels You Missed, Explained by Cartoons
AUSTIN, Texas — About 800 panels took place during SXSW Interactive this year, so unless you had some clones on hand, you probably missed most of themIf you missed any important ones, though, he...
12:30 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Music Monday: The SXSW 2014 Playlist
More than 2,000 musical acts have descended on Austin, Texas, for SXSW, and their week of live performances will begin on Tuesday.Whether you're in Austin poring over the schedules or living vicarious...
12:15 am GMT - Tue, March 11, 2014
Mashable Star NFL Running Back Retires at 26 to 'Fully Be Me'
Rashard Mendenhall didn’t want to make a big deal of retiring at the age of 26.The former Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers running back explained in his essay “Why I Retired At 26...
11:53 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable 'Gawker' Editor-in-Chief Leaves for eBay Founder's Venture
John Cook, the editor-in-chief of Gawker, is leaving the news site to join First Look Media, the media company bankrolled by eBay founder Pierre OmidyarThe news, which was first reported by Re/code an...
11:34 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Facebook Continues Redesign Rollout With New Look for Pages
Facebook redesigned its news feed last week, but the company isn't stopping there. Next up for a makeover is Facebook PagesFacebook announced a new look for Pages on Monday, changing the appearance fo...
11:27 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Selfie Perfectly Captures Your Feelings About a Surprise Bieber Set
AUSTIN, Texas — In what is sure to be just one of many unscheduled celebrity appearances during South by Southwest this year, Justin Bieber gave a surprise performance at sausage and beer joint ...
10:56 pm +01 - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable This 7-Year-Old Was Born With the Soul of Billie Holiday
This little girl just put your karaoke career to shame.Blessed with a voice that would make Billie Holiday proud, 7-year-old Angelina Jordan Astar stunned the judges from Norway's Got Talent with her ...
10:52 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Google Is Making It Easier for Developers to Build Android Wearables
With wristband fitness trackers, smartwatches and other tech wearables gaining massive traction, Google will be making it easier for developers to create these types of devices for its Android platfor...
10:30 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable The One-Degree World of Kevin Bacon
AUSTIN, Texas — The distance between a normal person and a celebrity can often be measured in degrees. Just ask actor Kevin Bacon — who, during a SXSW session, proved that he could instant...
10:20 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Apple iOS 7.1 Update Adds CarPlay, Fixes 'White Screen of Death'
Apple released the long-awaited update to iOS 7, iOS 7.1, on Monday. The update includes several significant enhancements, the most notable being the addition of CarPlay.CarPlay will allow users to en...
09:56 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable This 7-Year-Old Was Born With the Soul of Billie Holiday
This little girl just put your karaoke career to shame.Blessed with a voice that would make Billie Holiday proud, 7-year-old Angelina Jordan Astar stunned the judges from Norway's Got Talent with her ...
09:43 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Arya Stark Panics Inside Oculus Rift's 4D 'Game of Thrones' Experience
AUSTIN, Texas — Revenge is on Arya Stark's young mind in Game of Thrones' forthcoming fourth season as she seeks justice for the bloody event known as the Red Wedding, but at South by Southwest ...
09:40 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable First Time's a Charm: How Founders Follow Up Successful Startups
The night that Martin Stiksel and Felix Miller got rich, they couldn't even find a cold beer to celebrate withThe two founders had been holed up at a law office in London for hours finalizing a deal t...
09:37 pm -04 - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Rooster App Is Like a Book Club for Busy People
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.If Rooster works as inte...
09:23 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable America's Most Social Small Business: We're Down to the 'Final Four'
This round of America's Most Social Small Business — our March Madness-style challenge presented by Capital One Spark — ramped up in intensity, with each remaining brand bringing its best ...
09:09 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Show Us How You See SXSW
The doors to the MashHouse have closed, but SXSW is far from over. With Film running through Saturday and the Music festivities just heating up, there are plenty of sights, sounds, and BBQ to enjoy &#...
09:03 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Snowden: NSA Directors Have Hurt U.S. Security
Edward Snowden said the very people who are supposed to be protecting the United States from cyberattacks are the ones making the country more vulnerable.Snowden called out Gen. Keith Alexander and Mi...
08:49 pm -04 - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Anti-Texting Bear Just Wants You to Put Down Your Phone
AUSTIN, Texas — The annual interactive component of SXSW here is a dizzying swirl of innovation, ideas and, to be honest, hype. It all takes place in this beautiful city full of live music, frie...
08:21 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Sheryl Sandberg Teams Up With Beyonce to Ban 'Bossy'
Sheryl Sandberg has long criticized the use the of the word "bossy" to describe young girls who are assertive. Instead, the Facebook COO has urged people to forgo the word with all its negative connot...
08:09 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Adorable Kids Fall Head Over Heels for the Ice Cream Man
Few few things bring small kids more joy than the ice cream man.The sweet and familiar sound of the ice cream truck is enough to make any child go ballistic. As sugar cravings rush through their small...
07:57 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable A Heroic 2-Year-Old Saves Mom From Dog Attack Using FaceTime
Next time you worry about how much time your kid is spending in front of the screen, remember that having a tech-savvy toddler just might come in handy. When Laura Toone was attacked by her foster dog...
07:54 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable How to Get More YouTube Views
Want to boost your YouTube views and turn channel visitors into subscribers? YouTube star Lamarr Wilson has some tips for you in this debut episode of Mashable's new show YouTube Weekly.See also: 10 F...
07:52 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Senate Democrats to Pull Climate Change All-Nighter
About 30 Senate Democrats, including all four members of the Democratic leadership, plan to take to the Senate floor for an all-night “talk-a-thon” on climate change, starting at 7 p.m. Mo...
07:44 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Disasters at Cruising Altitude: A Map of Deadly Plane Crashes
The search is still on for the Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which mysteriously vanished somewhere en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 7. There were 239 people on board, and so far, all clu...
07:30 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable 3M's Magic Liquid Cannot Destroy Your iPhone
AUSTIN, Texas — Usually, if you drop your phone or tablet in liquid, you can pretty much bet it's a goner — or in need of immediate care.But in a tub of technology company 3M's magic water...
07:23 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Edward Snowden at SXSW: How to Watch Live
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden will do a video interview with American Civil Liberties Union's principal technologist Christopher Soghoian, who is at South by Southwest Interact...
07:23 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Edward Snowden: If I Could Do It All Again, I Would
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden appeared via Google Hangout at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas today and said if he could do it all again, he would.T...
07:19 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable The Lego Keyboard to Rule All Keyboards
Keyboard envy might not be a typical emotion in your repertoire, but today, it will be. Behold, the fully-functioning computer keyboard built mostly out of Lego bricks.The keyboard has all the feature...
06:32 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Kevin Bacon Schools Millennials on the '80s
AUSTIN, Texas — Put down your iPhone and iced coffee and pay attention, millennials. Kevin Bacon has a very important message for you.Stop pretending you remember cassette tapes and Ronald Reaga...
06:10 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Wikipedia Founder Tells Reddit He's 'Playing With Bitcoin'
Even the man who started Wikipedia needs to find information on other websites once in a while.Jimmy Wales, who co-founded Wikipedia in 2001, turned to the Bitcoin community on Reddit to ask about the...
05:59 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Kim Jong-un Wins 100% of Votes 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 around the world. Today, we're looking at five important storiesOver the weekend, 90...
05:13 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable The New 'Game of Thrones' Beer, Served With Fire and Blood
The House Targaryen from HBO's Game of Thrones may be known for dragons and fire and blood, but in beverage form, it would be fruity, spicy and malty. At least, according to Brewery Ommegang in Cooper...
04:52 pm -03 - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Senate Democrats to Pull Climate Change All-Nighter
About 30 Senate Democrats, including all four members of the Democratic leadership, plan to take to the Senate floor for an all-night “talk-a-thon” on climate change, starting at 7 p.m. Mo...
04:23 pm -03 - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Edward Snowden at SXSW: Watch Live
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden will do a video interview with American Civil Liberties Union's principal technologist Christopher Soghoian, who is at South by Southwest Interact...
03:30 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable 23 Kids Having a Worse Monday Than You
We all have our guilty pleasures.Some people annihilate an entire bag of potato chips in a single sitting, others spend endless hours watching scripted reality television, and some just like to watch ...
03:30 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable The TL;DR Guide to Reddit Lingo
To a new user, Reddit may seem like a confusing jumble of text, numbers, pictures and acronymsThe site has a bit of learning curve, and one of the most confusing aspects of the site is the lingo spoke...
03:02 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Bankrupt Exchange Mt. Gox Still Has $600 Million in Bitcoins, Hackers Claim
Japan-based Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox has been dysfunctional, bankrupt and shrouded with a veil of mystery for weeks. The site's owners said in February 744,408 bitcoins were stolen due to a glitch in t...
02:45 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable How to Choose a Data Management Platform
Demand-side platform (DSP) is one of the hottest media trends right now, but what most people fail to understand is that it is merely a buying mechanism. The real value lies in the data management pla...
01:04 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable A Brief History of the Domain Name
At the end of 1985, there were a whopping total of six domain names registered in the world. That number has expanded to 265 million names registered globally, according to Verisign's Q3 industry brie...
12:30 pm -03 - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable The TL;DR Guide to Reddit Lingo
To a new user, Reddit may seem like a confusing jumble of text, numbers, pictures and acronymsThe site has a bit of learning curve, and one of the most confusing aspects of the site is the lingo spoke...
12:23 pm GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable 3D Image of Sierra Negra Could Help Us Understand Volcanoes
The first 3D image constructed of the system below the Sierra Negra volcano — the largest and most active on the Galápagos Islands — could help scientists more accurately anticipate e...
07:43 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable The Powerful Employee Referral Resource You May Be Overlooking
Move over traditional workplace communication methods, there’s a new player in town: Enterprise social networks. And if you aren't leveraging them in your employee referral program, you could be...
07:25 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable iPhone and iPad Still Plagued by Daylight Savings Time Bug in iOS 7
As if Daylight Savings Time wasn't already confusing enough, it turns out that the latest version of Apple iOS operating system doesn't eliminate an existing bug that further confuses the matterDaylig...
06:27 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Secrets Rule Westeros in New 'Game of Thrones' Trailer
Just call us Jon Snow, because we know nothingThe third trailer for Game of Thrones' fourth season dropped Sunday, and, sadly, we're still in the dark about what's in store. See also: You'd Kill for ...
05:35 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Cats, Dogs, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and More
Among other viral videos, this week's recap is dedicated to the eternal pet struggle between cats and dogsFor your consideration, we have a cat jumping around in a classic movie kitchen and a dog eati...
04:29 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Flying Taser Drone Delivers 80,000 Volts of Paralyzing Fear
We already know about the lethal capabilities of military drones, but a new personal drone experiment is showing us just how terrifyingly effective consumer-grade drones can beAt this week's SXSW, a g...
03:34 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable 4 Mind-Tickling Questions With Bill Nye at SXSWi
AUSTIN, Texas — Bill Nye is happy the Internet loves science, but he wants you to embrace it completely.The Science Guy and host of StarTalk Live brought his bowtie and science-heavy charm to SX...
03:34 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable 4 Mind-Tickling Questions With Bill Nye
AUSTIN, Texas — Bill Nye is happy the Internet loves science, but he wants you to embrace it completely.The Science Guy and host of StarTalk Live brought his bowtie and science-heavy charm to SX...
02:48 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Adobe Doesn't Think 'Photoshop' Is a Dirty Word
In January, Jezebel offered a $10,000 bounty to obtain un-retouched images from filmmaker Lena Dunham's Vogue cover shoot. Within two hours, they received and published the photos.Jezebel's article po...
02:29 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable As Newspaper Revenues Decline, Print Media Stocks Rise
The long-suffering print media industry continued its decline last year. Print circulations and advertising revenues are both down. Companies rooted in the printing press are surviving, and now profit...
01:50 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable The 11 Million-Year-Old Whale Fossils You Can 3D-Print at Home
The Pan-American Highway stretches from Alaska all the way down to ArgentinaMore than 30,000 miles of roads, save for a brief break for the rainforest in southern Panama, flow along the western side o...
01:35 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Flickr Update: Art Identifies the Camera a Picture Was Taken On
Nearly a year after unveiling a new, more photo-centric look for Flickr, Yahoo is about to add yet another slick visual upgrade to the site — showing you what device a picture was taken on.Now w...
12:53 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Swag for Good: Startup Nabs SXSW Freebies for the Homeless
AUSTIN, Texas — Tech conference veterans call it Stuff We All Get, or SWAG. But a more accurate name might be Stuff We All Get — And Never UseCompanies typically give swag away to media an...
12:40 am GMT - Mon, March 10, 2014
Mashable Get Social Media or Marketing Jobs at NBC, Hootsuite 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...
11:29 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Lyft Raises $150 Million to Take on Uber
The race is onLyft, the pink-mustache-wearing, ride-sharing service that competes with Uber, is raising a $150 million round of fundingThe Series D round was revealed in a filing discovered Saturday b...
11:29 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Lyft Raising $150 Million to Take on Uber
The race is onLyft, the pink-mustache-wearing, ride-sharing service that competes with Uber, is raising a $150 million round of fundingThe Series D round was revealed in a filing discovered Saturday b...
11:05 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Ukraine Prime Minister: 'We Won't Give a Centimeter' to Russia
KIEV –- Ukraine’s newly appointed prime minister vowed on Saturday to not give up “a centimeter” of land to Moscow, as dueling demonstrations turned violent in Crimea and Russi...
10:24 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable 36 Hours Later: What We Know About Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared from radar systems on Friday — and authorities still have no clue where it's gone.‘‘So far the...
09:58 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Craig Ferguson to Produce 'I F*cking Love Science' for TV
AUSTIN, Texas — Craig Ferguson wants to fill your television with mind-blowing science.The host of CBS’ Late Late Show announced via a videotaped message Saturday at SXSWi that the insanel...
09:37 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Hodor on the Decks: How 'Game of Thrones' Rocked SXSW
AUSTIN, Texas — Winter is coming back on April 6 when the fourth season of HBO's hit series Game of Thrones begins, returning the show's nerdy legions of fans to the tumultuous fantasy realm of ...
09:30 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Digitally-Layered Photos Paint a Rich Picture of San Francisco
At first glance, these images look like paintings reminiscent of 19th century Impressionist art.But a closer look at the series, titled "San Francisco Impressions", reveals carefully layered photograp...
09:08 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable So You Want to Work in Sports? These Pros Tell How They Made It
AUSTIN, Texas — The world of sports business — or sports biz, as they call it — is incredibly alluring, but notoriously cutthroat and hard to crack. Hordes of passionate fans crave t...
08:22 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Lena Dunham Gets Biblical With 'Girls' Spoof on 'SNL'
"Before there were girls, there was the first Girl."So begins the Girls parody to end all parodies, featuring Lena Dunham in all her hipster glory on Saturday Night Live. In the video, Dunham apes her...
08:03 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Advertising's Next Frontier: The Internet of Everything
AUSTIN, Texas — For some forward-thinking advertisers, refrigerators are hotSmart refrigerators, that is. So are thermostats and your car's dashboard or even the lock on your front door, provide...
07:30 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable 7 Outrageously Expensive Barbie Dolls
When Barbie dolls first hit stores in 1959, they cost $3 — but times have drastically changedNow, as one of the most lucrative toys ever, Barbies can cost upwards of thousands of dollars. Mattel...
07:30 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable 10 Neil deGrasse Tyson Quotes From SXSW to Fuel Your Love of Science
AUSTIN, Texas — Astrophysicist and Internet superhero Neil deGrasse Tyson laid on a science-based smack down at SXSWi SaturdayTyson participated in a lively keynote with Scientific American edit...
07:14 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Rob Ford Messes Up Daylight Saving Time
Rob Ford just can't catch a break.The scandal-plagued Toronto mayor tweeted out what should have been a harmless update on Saturday night reminding his followers to prepare their clocks and smoke alar...
06:46 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Ev Williams: Medium Will Launch an iOS App Next Week
Ev Williams is ready to bring his blogging platform, Medium, to your smartphoneMedium's cofounder and CEO announced that an iOS app is set to hit the App Store in the coming week, according to Fortune...
06:30 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable 8 Tea Recommendations Based On Your Childhood Tea Set
When you were a kid, serving stuffed animals beverages in brightly colored tea cups was a fun way to spend the afternoonNow that you're an adult, you're still searching for the perfect tea that suits ...
05:11 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable 7 Steps for a Smooth Transition From Freelance to Full-Time
Whistle while you work — oh, those wonderful little dwarfs, so happy to be part of Snow White’s crew. That’s what you envision, isn’t it, now that you’ve traded in your f...
03:30 pm GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable After a Month of Violence, Protesters in Venezuela Try Peace
CARACAS, Venezuela — From behind their riot shield barricade, Venezuela’s National Guard cooly surveyed a scene of frustrationDressed in white t-shirts representing their pacifism, protest...
09:05 am GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable DoSomething.org Is Upping the Snapchat Game
DoSomething.org is all about empowering young people. The organization, one of the largest non-profits for teens and young adults in the United States, connects 13-to-25 year olds through a wide vari...
08:00 am GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Rolls-Royce Rolls Out Design for Unmanned Cargo Ships
Rolls-Royce is looking to join the likes of Amazon's drones in the sky and Google's driver-less cars on the roads by sailing the seas with remote-controlled cargo ships.The firm’s Blue Ocean dev...
07:16 am GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable The New York Times is About to Release an App to Rival Its Paper
The paper of record will soon launch a new app that puts the paper secondAt an event on Saturday at SXSW, the New York Times gave Mashable a look at its soon-to-be released subscription mobile app tha...
07:16 am GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable New York Times is About to Release an App Without ALL the News
The paper of record will soon launch a new app that puts the paper secondAt an event on Saturday at SXSW, the New York Times gave Mashable a look at its soon-to-be released subscription mobile app tha...
07:00 am GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Want the Job? Learn How to Ace an On-Screen Interview
When it comes to hiring, more organizations are casting a wide net to find top talent. As such, they are incorporating technology into their recruiting processesIt’s just not practical for compa...
05:45 am GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable The Art of Making Stop-Motion Magic on Vine
If you're an active Vine user, you've probably seen some of Dylan Blau's incredible work. The 20-year-old stop-motion animator is famous for making extraordinary CGI-free Vine videos, often with basic...
04:00 am -05 - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Rolls-Royce Rolls Out Design for Unmanned Cargo Ships
Rolls-Royce is looking to join the likes of Amazon's drones in the sky and Google's driver-less cars on the roads by sailing the seas with remote-controlled cargo ships.The firm’s Blue Ocean dev...
04:00 am GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Astronauts Will Take Your Questions Now, SXSW. From Space.
AUSTIN, Texas — A live conversation with two astronauts cruising 250 miles above the Earth at 17,500 miles per hour is the very definition of a high-wire act, but NASA, Skype and the SXSW organi...
03:30 am GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Facebook to Resurrect F8 Developer Conference for First Time in 3 Years
Facebook is bringing back F8, the company's major developer conference, for the first time in almost three yearsParse CEO Ilya Sukhar, who also became a Facebook product manager after Parse was acquir...
02:19 am GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Nate Silver Gives the Lowdown on New ESPN Site at SXSW
AUSTIN, Texas — Data whiz and nerd demigod Nate Silver revealed a slew of details about his site FiveThirtyEight's new home on ESPN during a conversation with Grantland's Bill Simmons here at SX...
02:01 am GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable On the Front Lines: Exclusive Photos of the Ukraine-Russia Standoff
Evgeny Feldman, a staff photographer for the Russian publication, Novaya Gazeta, visited a checkpoint Saturday on a road a few kilometers north of Crimea. On either side of the checkpoint, Ukraine for...
01:00 am GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable 5 Apps You Don't Want to Miss
With the drama surrounding thesupposed unmasking of Bitcoin's creator and the start of SXSW festivities in Austin, Texas, you may have missed some of the week's best new apps.Luckily, Mashable creates...
12:02 am GMT - Sun, March 9, 2014
Mashable Julian Assange at SXSW: All Talk but Nothing to Say
AUSTIN, Texas — Embattled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made a rare onstage appearance at SXSWi on Sunday via Skype in a wide-ranging conversation about the NSA and WikiLeaks' role in the pol...
11:30 pm GMT - Sat, March 8, 2014
Mashable 11 Times 'The Simpsons' Predicted the Future of Technology
It's a safe bet that if there's a joke to be made about popular culture, The Simpsons has probably beaten you to it.And with 25 seasons of comedy under its belt, America's favorite TV family has even ...