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11:52 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Inside the 'American Idol' Control Room With Judge Keith Urban
When the beloved Grumpy Cat appeared on American Idol on Wednesday, the show's judges — Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. — swiftly snapped selfies with the feline. Not wa...
11:51 pm -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Supreme Court Skeptical of Police Searching Cellphones Without Warrants
The U.SSupreme Court faced a seemingly simple question on Tuesday: can police officers search through the cellphone of someone they've arrested without obtaining a warrant to do so?During the argument...
11:26 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Nobody Puts R2 in the Corner: 12 Hilarious Reactions to the 'Star Wars' Cast Picture
Lucasfilm announced the cast of the upcoming Star Wars reboot Tuesday, complete with a cast pictureThe black-and-white image showed the actors and a few producers at an informal table read of the Epis...
11:11 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Instagram Is a Marketer's Best Friend — For Now
Instagram represents by far the best platform for marketers to interact with consumers, according to a recent study from Forrester Research.Looking at 2,500 posts on seven social networks, Nate Elliot...
10:45 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 'Supermassive' Black Hole Is About to Shred This Gas Cloud
Scientists around the world are tracking a doomed cloud of gas as it makes a daring approach toward the monster black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy, a cosmic encounter that might reveal n...
10:25 pm -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable YouTube Star Gets a Hit by Turning Rap Song Into Piano Ballad on 'The Voice'
YouTube sensation Christina Grimmie, a finalist on NBC's The Voice, transformed a song by rapper Drake into a beautiful piano ballad during Monday's live episodeNow, the studio version of her performa...
10:15 pm -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Will Donald Sterling Get a $1 Billion Payday for Being Racist?
When Donald Sterling bought the Clippers for $12 million in 1981, the NBA was a very different place, one yet to be changed by transcendent players, shrewd marketing and a global explosion in populari...
09:50 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable NBA Bans Donald Sterling for Life
This story is developing. We will continue to update as we get more information...Highlights: 3 things you need to know nowThe NBA completed its investigation on Monday night, and determined that Ster...
09:45 pm -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Magnetic 'Micro-Robots' Could Lead to Tiny Automated Factories
Remember those old electric football games that used a vibrating tabletop surface to send teams of tiny NFL players scrambling around the field?Well, researchers at SRI International are developing a ...
09:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Host the Groolest 'Mean Girls' Viewing Party Ever
On April 30, 2004 Tina Fey blessed a generation of teen girls with arguably one of the most teachable, lovable and, most notably, quotable movies of the past decade: Mean Girls.Ten years later, we can...
09:28 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Adds Printing to Office for iPad Apps
Microsoft has added printing support and a few new features to its suite of Office apps for iPad, just a few weeks after the apps first landed in the Apple App Store.When the three freemium apps launc...
09:09 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Man Sets New Record by Running Sub-5-Minute 'Beer Mile'
The concept of the Beer Mile is simple: Chug a beer, run a lap, repeat three times.Thousands of alcohol-loving athletes have successfully completed the Beer Mile, but last weekend, James "The Beast" N...
08:55 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast Announced
After months of silence, Lucasfilm finally announced the main cast of the forthcoming Star Wars revival, Episode VII, in one explosive sentence Tuesday."Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, ...
08:52 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 20 Vines From the Deadly Tornado Outbreak
Nearly 30 people are dead after three days of extreme storms slammed the central and southern United States.As of Tuesday, there were at least 15 tornado-related deaths in Arkansas, six in Alabama, se...
08:50 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable What the Tornado System Looked Like From Space
A satellite captured the massive weather system that spawned a tornado outbreak that ripped across seven states across the central and southern U.S. on Sunday and Monday.NASA released the images, whic...
08:49 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Yahoo Redesigns Mail to Look a Lot More Like Its Homepage
Ever since Yahoo tapped Marissa Mayer as CEO in 2012, the company has employed a "mobile first" strategy, which has included acquiring an array of mobile-focused startups and redesigning its own mobil...
08:35 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Tony Awards Nominations Embrace Celebrities, Works Inspired by Films
Hollywood and Broadway are worlds apart, but they collided Tuesday at the Tony Awards Nominations Ceremony.As actors Lucy Liu and Jonathan Groff revealed the list of nominees — at one point inte...
08:22 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Willie Nelson Now Has a Fifth-Degree Black Belt
Yep. The 81-year-old Redheaded Stranger is attending a special ceremony awarding him a fifth degree black-belt in the martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul. Which means, I think, that 81-year-old Willie Nel...
08:20 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable NASA Declares What Trekkies Knew All Along: William Shatner Rules
NASA awarded Trekkie leader William Shatner its highest civilian honor over the weekend.While Shatner travelled across Star Trek's fictional galaxies on the small screen as Captain Kirk, he's also a r...
08:18 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Why the World Still Isn't Ready for Bitcoin
Bitcoin, the revolutionary cryptocurrency, is changing the way we use and think about money, and is set to disrupt major economic markets all over the world. So, can I buy a cup of coffee with it yet...
07:58 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Apple Patents Head-Mounted Display
There have long been rumors that Apple is working on its own virtual reality goggles, and now we have proof: A lengthy, image-soaked head-mounted display patent was awarded to the Cupertino company ea...
07:50 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable How Does Your Mom Inspire You?
On Mother's Day, you might give your mom a book or a thoughtful card. You might call to tell her you love her. You might take a moment to reminisce about your fondest memories together.But one of the ...
07:48 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Sprint Emphasizes Music in Deals With Spotify and Harman Kardon
For Sprint, music took center stage today. The carrier announced a partnership with Spotify to offer cheaper premium music subscriptions to customers on the carrier's shared "Framily" plans. It also u...
07:48 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Sprint Gets Funky in Music Deals With Spotify and Harman Kardon
For Sprint, music took center stage today. The carrier announced a partnership with Spotify to offer cheaper premium music subscriptions to customers on the carrier's shared "Framily" plans. It also u...
07:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable What's The Deal With Jerry Seinfeld's 60th Birthday?
Hello, Jerry.April 29 marks another milestone for famous comedian and TV legend Jerry Seinfeld. No, it's not another award-winning television show about nothing — Seinfeld is turning 60. The big...
07:19 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Oculus Rift Is Hollywood's Next Medium
When Facebook bought Oculus Rift back in March, Hollywood took notice. Though accelerated development of the virtual-reality headset will be largely driven by video games, the idea of strapping immers...
07:19 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Hollywood, Meet Oculus Rift: Studios Quietly Toying With New Virtual Reality Camera
When Facebook bought Oculus Rift back in March, Hollywood took notice. Though accelerated development of the virtual-reality headset will be largely driven by video games, the idea of strapping immers...
07:17 pm -07 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Who Is Daisy Ridley? Everything We Could Find on the 'Star Wars' Mystery Woman
Daisy Ridley is a 5-foot-7 jazz singer, dancer and strong swimmer with dark hair, a native London accent, and a few minor television credits she gathered over the past year. She's in her early 20s, an...
07:08 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Target's New CIO Is Former Homeland Security Tech Adviser
Target, whose data breach late last year compromised the accounts of up to 110 million customers, has hired a new CIO who used to be a tech adviser for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.Bob DeR...
07:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Even Seals Like Getting Their Bellies Rubbed
Move over, dogs — there's a new whiskery animal in town, and they demand more belly rubs.Scuba diver Jason Neilus used his trusty GoPro camera to capture the antics of the friendliest bunch of s...
07:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 'Nonsensical and Ridiculous': Party Leaders Slam John Kerry for Israel Apartheid Remark
Politicians from both parties criticized Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday for saying Israel was at risk of becoming an apartheid state if the nation did not agree to a two-state solution with P...
06:47 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Supreme Court to Decide If Cops Can Search Cellphones Without Warrants
The Supreme Court will hear two cases on Tuesday that could decide whether police officers need warrants to search through the cellphones of people they arrest.The justices' decision could extend beyo...
06:45 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Firefox Rolls Out Biggest Design Overhaul in 3 Years
Mozilla got personal with the biggest update to its Firefox browser since 2011 to users on Tuesday, ushering in a much-welcomed modernized look with a collection of new customization featuresThe compa...
06:45 pm -07 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Magnetic 'Micro-Robots' Could Lead to Tiny Automated Factories
Remember those old electric football games that used a vibrating tabletop surface to send teams of tiny NFL players scrambling around the field?Well, researchers at SRI International are developing a ...
06:45 pm -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 'Supermassive' Black Hole Is About to Shred This Gas Cloud
Scientists around the world are tracking a doomed cloud of gas as it makes a daring approach toward the monster black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy, a cosmic encounter that might reveal n...
06:40 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Amazon Opens Wearable Technology Store
Amazon may not be developing wearable technology, but the ecommerce giant is embracing the growing number of these devices.The company on Tuesday launched a storefront dedicated to wearable technology...
06:07 pm -07 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 'Girls' Plus 'Star Wars' = Hipsters Far, Far Away
"The voice of my generation, I may be." —Yoda HorvathGirls star Adam Driver was announced as part of the new Star Wars: Episode VII cast on Tuesday. Driver will probably leave his brooding, sexu...
05:56 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Why Cartoonists Are Flooding YouTube, Risks and All
Fred Seibert, 62, has a hand in producing some of the most successful cartoons of the last 20 years, including Dexter's Laboratory, Courage the Cowardly Dog, The Fairly OddParents and Adventure Time. ...
05:46 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Pornhub's Arbor Day Campaign Puts Your Private Moments to Greener Use
Arbor Day 2014 has come and gone, but Pornhub is still offering users a way to make greener use of their, um, private moments.In the week following Arbor Day, which fell on April 25, the porn site wil...
05:46 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable If You Watch 100 Porn Videos, Pornhub Will Plant a Tree
Arbor Day 2014 has come and gone, but Pornhub is still offering users a way to make greener use of their, um, private moments.In the week following Arbor Day, which fell on April 25, the porn site wil...
05:27 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Twitter Q1 Earnings: What to Expect
The first time Twitter reported earnings as a public company in early February, it didn't go so well. The company revealed that it had added just 9 million users in the December quarter, CEO Dick Cost...
05:09 pm -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Man Sets New Record by Running Sub-5-Minute 'Beer Mile'
The concept of the Beer Mile is simple: Chug a beer, run a lap, repeat three times.Thousands of alcohol-loving athletes have successfully completed the Beer Mile, but last weekend, James "The Beast" N...
05:08 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Apple's MacBook Air Lineup Is Now Faster and $100 Cheaper
Apple gave its MacBook Air models a slight boost in speed and cut $100 from the price of each of its 11-inch and 13-inch models price on Tuesday, meaning the entry-level model now sells for $899The 11...
05:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Square Adds Preorders for Users on the Go
Square is venturing more aggressively into the restaurant business.The San Francisco-based mobile payments company added of a new pre-order feature Tuesday that allows retailers to accept payment and ...
05:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Google Glass Field Trip App Now Has Voice Command
The Field Trip app for Google Glass was updated Tuesday with new voice commands and personalization features.Google Glass Explorers can now activate the exploration and discovery app with a voice comm...
05:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Wear This Bluetooth Ring to Control All Your Devices With Your Finger
As our primary computing environment gradually shifts from the desktop to mobile, so too will our interface needs. To that end, a group engineers in Mountain View, Calif. believe that they have the so...
04:52 pm -07 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Inside the 'American Idol' Control Room With Judge Keith Urban
When the beloved Grumpy Cat appeared on American Idol on Wednesday, the show's judges — Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. — swiftly snapped selfies with the feline. Not wa...
04:18 pm -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Why the World Still Isn't Ready for Bitcoin
Bitcoin, the revolutionary cryptocurrency, is changing the way we use and think about money, and is set to disrupt major economic markets all over the world. So, can I buy a cup of coffee with it yet...
04:11 pm -07 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Instagram Is a Marketer's Best Friend — For Now
Instagram represents by far the best platform for marketers to interact with consumers, according to a recent study from Forrester Research.Looking at 2,500 posts on seven social networks, Nate Elliot...
04:10 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable At Least 6 Injured in Shooting at FedEx Facility Near Atlanta
This is a developing story. We will update as more information becomes available.At least six people were injured Tuesday morning in a shooting at a FedEx facility in Kennesaw, Ga., according to multi...
04:05 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable The Curious Mars Simulation in the Middle of the Utah Desert
Outfitted in bright orange spacesuits and a full pack of oxygen, three astronauts push open the foot-thick door and step outside onto the rusty red landscape. Though it's zero degrees Fahrenheit outsi...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 11 Surprising Celebrity Voices From Your Favorite Cartoons
We've all been there — watching an old cartoon from childhood and thought, "I know that voice!" Never fear, because we have a few eureka moments for youMany big names started as the voices behin...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable What's The Deal With Jerry Seinfeld's 60th Birthday?
Hello, Jerry.April 29 marks another milestone for famous comedian and TV legend Jerry Seinfeld. No, it's not another award-winning television show about nothing — Seinfeld is turning 60. The big...
03:19 pm -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Hollywood, Meet Oculus Rift: Studios Quietly Toying With New Virtual Reality Camera
When Facebook bought Oculus Rift back in March, Hollywood took notice. Though accelerated development of the virtual-reality headset will be largely driven by video games, the idea of strapping immers...
03:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable For Pro-Russia Militants, Ukraine's Journalists Are Bargaining Chips
KIEV, Ukraine — With tears running down his cheeks, Ukrainian photojournalist Yevhen Hapych tells a nightmare of a story about the time he and his brother were kidnapped and subjected to psychol...
03:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 'Nonsensical and Ridiculous': Party Leaders Slam John Kerry for Israel Apartheid Remark
Politicians from both parties criticized Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday for saying Israel was at risk of becoming an apartheid state if the nation did not agree to a two-state solution with P...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 12 Mean Girls Who Belong in History's 'Burn Book'
You may think evil takes human form in Regina George, but she's got nothing on these ruthless ladies of the past.History has its own unofficial Burn Book, filled with notorious women who all have clai...
02:15 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 5 Times You Should Ditch Pay-Per-Click Search
You may find it strange that someone who's been a practitioner of pay-per-click (PPC) ever since GoTo.com launched in 1998, and someone whose team manages hundreds of millions in PPC search spend annu...
02:07 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Emma Stone and Jimmy Fallon Engage in Epic Lip Sync Battle
Ah, the art of lip syncing. You may have the words down, you may know every note of every song, but it's the moves and facial expressions that make one a masterJimmy Fallon learned that the hard way w...
02:01 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 5 Evocative Artists Inspired by Google Street View
While many of us use Google Street View to creep on our own houses or find a neighborhood bar, others see the tool's potential for artStreet View, the online map feature that shows imagery from a stre...
01:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 19 Things You Didn't Know Cats Could Do
Cats aren't just cute and cuddly — they're also suspiciously smart.Sure, your precious feline may lay around all day and occasionally beg for attention. But don't be fooled, because these sneaky...
01:27 pm -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Twitter Q1 Earnings: What to Expect
The first time Twitter reported earnings as a public company in early February, it didn't go so well. The company revealed that it had added just 9 million users in the December quarter, CEO Dick Cost...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Square Adds Preorders for Users on the Go
Square is venturing more aggressively into the restaurant business.The San Francisco-based mobile payments company added of a new pre-order feature Tuesday that allows retailers to accept payment and ...
12:20 pm GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable How Would Lag Feel in Real Life? This Ad Uses Oculus Rift to Find Out
Internet lag is an annoying thing. Now, Swedish broadband provider Ume.net used virtual reality headset Oculus Rift to show how bad lag would be if it were a part of your offline life as wellIn April ...
11:30 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Create With Tools and Mechanical Joints for Our Vine Challenge
For this week's Mashable Vine Challenge, craft a six-second video using tools and mechanical joints. Stop-motion and live-action Vineographer Andrew Smith, owner of the Derp Vine account, will be our ...
10:30 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 'Snake' Game Comes to Life in Stop-Motion Chalk Art
You may remember playing the game of Snake on your trusty Nokia phone. Now the mobile classic has inspired one artist to create a video that will challenge your 3D perception.Denver-based Chris Carlso...
10:01 am -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 5 Evocative Artists Inspired by Google Street View
While many of us use Google Street View to creep on our own houses or find a neighborhood bar, others see the tool's potential for artStreet View, the online map feature that shows imagery from a stre...
09:30 am -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 19 Things You Didn't Know Cats Could Do
Cats aren't just cute and cuddly — they're also suspiciously smart.Sure, your precious feline may lay around all day and occasionally beg for attention. But don't be fooled, because these sneaky...
09:30 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Watch Live: The First Solar Eclipse of 2014
The moon will block the sun in the first solar eclipse of the year on April 29, and stargazers in Australia have some of the best seats on the planet. But you don't have to be in the land Down Under t...
08:44 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Major Tornado Outbreak Slams South Central States, Will Continue Overnight
At least 23 people have died after tornadoes and severe storms tore through the south-central United States.As of Monday night, there were reports of 15 tornado-related deaths in Arkansas, up to six i...
08:44 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Major Tornado Outbreak Slams South Central States
This story was updated most recently at 5:35 a.m. ET on April 29.At least 29 people have died after tornadoes and severe storms tore through the south-central United States.As of early Tuesday, there ...
08:30 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 'The Star-Spangled Banner' in a Minor Key Is More Dramatic Than Ever
What a difference a few notes makeSinger and YouTuber Chase Holfelder recorded "The Star-Spangled Banner" in a minor key. Typically, the age-old anthem is sung in a major key, but Holfelder decided to...
08:07 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Harvard Scientists Discover New Shape Using Rubber Band
If you remember (or still have) a landline phone, you've likely played with the cord that connects the handset to the base, the one that coils up like a spring. If so, you may have formed an unusual s...
07:34 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Fly Virtually Using This Drone and Oculus Rift Combination
Mashups of bleeding-edge technology are the lifeblood of innovation, and one team of experimenters may have outdone themselves by combining the Oculus Rift with a flying drone.Using a DJI Phantom 2 an...
07:20 am -05 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable How Would Lag Feel in Real Life? This Ad Uses Oculus Rift to Find Out
Internet lag is an annoying thing. Now, Swedish broadband provider Ume.net used virtual reality headset Oculus Rift to show how bad lag would be if it were a part of your offline life as wellIn April ...
07:00 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Samsung Galaxy K Zoom Is the Smartphone for Selfie Addicts
Even though smartphone cameras have improved a lot over the years, there's one feature that "real" cameras still hold over them: an optical zoom. That is, unless your phone happens to be the Samsung G...
06:29 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable The Force Is Magic When 'Harry Potter' Battles 'Star Wars'
Harry Potter. Luke Skywalker. This is the battle for fantasy-world supremacyThe two fictional worlds collide when Luke Skywalker steals Harry Potter's phone charger. No, it's not Daniel Radcliffe and ...
06:02 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Chinese Company Builds Houses Quickly With 3D Printing
It's a house in a hurry.A Chinese company has harnessed 3D-printing technology to build 10 one-story houses in a day — a cheaper, faster and safer alternative to more traditional construction.Se...
05:35 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Secret Will Expand to New Countries, Android App to Come
Secret, the iOS app for anonymously sharing secrets, will expand soon.The app, which is currently only available in the U.S., will be rolling out to users in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand...
05:30 am -05 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 'Snake' Game Comes to Life in Stop-Motion Chalk Art
You may remember playing the game of Snake on your trusty Nokia phone. Now the mobile classic has inspired one artist to create a video that will challenge your 3D perception.Denver-based Chris Carlso...
05:07 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable These Are the Stormtrooper Sculptures You're Looking For
It's almost time for May the 4th, which all geeks know as Star Wars day — and this time around, Lucasfilm has cooked up something special to celebrate with the help of artists from across the Di...
05:02 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable The U.S. Navy Wants You — To Solve This Puzzle
Hey all you code-breaking, cryptology-loving millennials out there –- you know who you are -– the U.S. Navy has top-secret puzzle for you to solve. You’ll have 18 days to figure it o...
04:44 am -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Major Tornado Outbreak Slams South Central States
This story was updated most recently at 5:35 a.m. ET on April 29.At least 29 people have died after tornadoes and severe storms tore through the south-central United States.As of early Tuesday, there ...
04:31 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Craig Ferguson Steps Down as Host of CBS' 'Late Late Show'
Craig Ferguson is hitting the bricks after 10 years on The Late Late Show failed to lead to the big gig.“CBS and I are not getting divorced, we are ‘consciously uncoupling,’" Ferguso...
04:30 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Historical Figures Get a Branding Makeover With Modern Business Cards
Would you hire Roald Dahl or Vincent van Gogh? With a beautifully crafted business card, it's hard for hiring managers to resist these superstars of history.To celebrate the launch of their new letter...
04:23 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Yahoo Is Trying Original Series, Starts With Paul Feig Space Comedy
Yahoo just became the latest digital platform to give original series a whirl on Monday, announcing a pair of half-hour comedy shows that will premiere next year on its Yahoo Screen.Though Yahoo ...
04:10 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Facebook Adds In-App Camera, Video Sharing to Messenger
A new update to Facebook's standalone messaging app, Messenger, on Monday includes a new camera option for taking photos within the app. A camera icon above the keyboard surfaces the phone's camera, w...
04:07 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable LeBron James, Miami Heat Protest Donald Sterling Before Playoff Game
The Los Angeles Clippers protested racist bile allegedly spewed by franchise owner Donald Sterling by wearing their warmup shirts inside-out before Sunday's NBA playoff game against the Golden State W...
03:20 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable 37 Songs That Say No to Racism
The sports world was filled with unpleasant reminders of ignorance and hatred this weekend.First, the exciting action of the NBA playoffs was overshadowed by an audio recording of racist comments alle...
03:08 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Disney Wanted to Buy BuzzFeed, Report Says
Disney considered buying viral media website BuzzFeed but did not want to shell out the $1 billion asking price, according to a report.Disney would later go with Maker Studios, the YouTube-centric vid...
03:01 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Photos of Destruction After Tornado Outbreak Barrels Through U.S.
Huge tornadoes have been barreling through multiple cities in Midwest and south central states since Sunday, leaving widespread destruction in their wake and, at time of writing, a death toll of 18.&#...
02:38 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Tennessee Police Officer Fired for Allegedly Choking Student
A police officer in Knox County, Tenn., was fired Sunday, just one day after he allegedly choked University of Tennessee student Jarod Dotson until he passed out.The Knox County Sheriff's Office also ...
02:16 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Netflix Agrees to Pay Verizon for Peering Two Months After Comcast Deal
Netflix has reached a deal to pay Verizon to connect networks, the second such agreement aimed at improving the quality of the video streaming service.Comcast signed a similar deal in February that in...
02:02 am -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Chinese Company Builds Houses Quickly With 3D Printing
It's a house in a hurry.A Chinese company has harnessed 3D-printing technology to build 10 one-story houses in a day — a cheaper, faster and safer alternative to more traditional construction.Se...
02:00 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Space Probe Joins Growing Lunar 'Graveyard' on Far Side of the Moon
Last week's intentional crash of a NASA probe on the far side of the moon added one more body to an already substantial graveyard of space hardware.NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explore...
02:00 am -05 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Samsung Galaxy K Zoom Is the Smartphone for Selfie Addicts
Even though smartphone cameras have improved a lot over the years, there's one feature that "real" cameras still hold over them: an optical zoom. That is, unless your phone happens to be the Samsung G...
01:57 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable FretPen Is the Tiniest Guitar You Will Ever Play
The urge to RAWK OUT really can hit at any time or place, but who wants to be that weirdo who's always lugging a guitar around?Now there's FretPen, which makes even your hipster ukelele look big and c...
01:54 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Even Homeland Security Says Not to Use Internet Explorer
How scary is the latest Internet Explorer security vulnerability? Even the U.S. government says not to use IE until the browser is fixed.The flaw, which affects Internet Explorer versions 6 and up, al...
01:45 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Removed From China After TV Crackdown
Four U.S. television shows, including "The Big Bang Theory" and "The Good Wife," are no longer available on China's largest video websites after the government escalated a crackdown on content deemed ...
01:45 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable James McBride Joins Mashable's Social Book Club
Our next selection for Mashable's social book club MashableReads is The Good Lord Bird by James McBride.In McBride’s National Book Award-winning novel The Good Lord Bird, we follow Henry, a slav...
01:28 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable AT&T to Bring Its 4G LTE Wi-Fi to Flights in 2015
For those familiar with the frustrations of spotty in-flight Wi-Fi, AT&T will be bringing its high-speed 4G LTE connectivity to commercial planes starting in late 2015.As a part of an effort to ma...
01:25 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Turkish Journalist Sentenced to Prison for Insulting Prime Minister in a Tweet
A Turkish journalist is going to prison for insulting Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Twitter.The criminal court in Ankara sentenced Önder Aytaç, a well-known writer and...
01:02 am -05 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Chinese Company Builds Houses Quickly With 3D Printing
It's a house in a hurry.A Chinese company harnessed 3D-printing technology to build 10 one-story houses in a day — a cheaper, faster and safer alternative to more traditional construction.See al...
01:00 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Comixology Kills In-App Purchasing on iOS, Enraging Users
It's been less than a month since Amazon acquired Comixology, but the company has already made a contreversial change to its iOS app that has angered many of its users.The digital comics company compl...
12:53 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Skype's Group Video Calls Now Free for Everyone
Skype's group video call feature is now free for all users.The company introduced group video calls in 2010, supporting group video chats for up to 10 users at once. The feature was free for a few mon...
12:48 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable HBO Go Users Must Wait Extra Day for John Oliver's 'Last Week Tonight'
The marketing behind John Oliver's new HBO show Last Week Tonight has been a self-awareness blitz: Yes, it's a weekly news anthology in a time of up-to-the-minute updates and commentary, and yes, they...
12:35 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable YouTube Now Auto-Generates Music Playlists on Android
Google's latest play in music streaming takes aim at Android users with the addition of "YouTube Mix," a feature familiar to desktop users that automatically generates playlists of your favorite artis...
12:31 am -04 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Craig Ferguson Steps Down as Host of CBS' 'Late Late Show'
Craig Ferguson is hitting the bricks after 10 years on The Late Late Show failed to lead to the big gig.“CBS and I are not getting divorced, we are ‘consciously uncoupling,’" Ferguso...
12:30 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Microsoft's Nadella Should Patch IE Bug for Windows XP
Poor Satya Nadella. The Microsoft CEO is facing what is sure to become a consumer sh*t storm: Security researchers discovered a major Internet Explorer vulnerability — a so-called “zero-da...
12:27 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Can You Teach a Robot How Not to Be a Jerk?
For some people, the only thing scarier than a robot is a rude robot. But what if you could teach robots how to be polite — even ethical?Robots can be programmed to think and use absolute logic ...
12:27 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Racism is Bad for Business, Too: Sponsors Dump Clippers Owner Donald Sterling
The NBA has yet to complete its investigation into racist remarks allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, but the blowback has already hit the team's bottom line.A host of sponso...
12:22 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: Tornado Outbreak in Central, Southern U.S.
A significant tornado outbreak is underway across multiple states, including Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee through Monday nightA large tornado struck parts of Tupelo, Miss. on Monday afternoon, w...
12:11 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Facebook, Twitter, Amazon Stocks Tumble, but Apple Has a Good Day
It looks like tech stocks are suffering from a case of the MondaysFacebook, Twitter, Amazon and other tech stocks each declined by 2% or more by the end of trading Monday as investors shift away from ...
12:11 am GMT - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable Facebook, Twitter, Amazon Stocks Tumble — But Apple Has a Good Day
It looks like tech stocks are suffering from a case of the MondaysFacebook, Twitter, Amazon and other tech stocks each declined by 2% or more by the end of trading Monday as investors shift away from ...
12:07 am -05 - Tue, April 29, 2014
Mashable These Are the Stormtrooper Sculptures You're Looking For
It's almost time for May the 4th, which all geeks know as Star Wars day — and this time around, Lucasfilm has cooked up something special to celebrate with the help of artists from across the Di...
11:49 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Most of Sunday's Deadly Tornadoes Came With Plenty of Warning
The violent, long-lasting and deadly tornadoes that struck northern Arkansas on Sunday were, by and large, well-forecast, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In...
11:46 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Brewer Blasts Beer Censors With 'Sorry Not Sorry' Letter
There are contrite and carefully-measured responses crafted by brands in the face of public relations problems. And then there's the press release issued Monday by BrewDog.The 6 year-old Scottish brew...
11:31 pm -05 - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Craig Ferguson Steps Down as Host of CBS' 'Late Late Show'
Craig Ferguson is hitting the bricks after 10 years on The Late Late Show failed to lead to the big gig.“CBS and I are not getting divorced, we are ‘consciously uncoupling,’" Ferguso...
11:15 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Cardboard Bottles: Wine's Classy, Eco-Friendly Alternative
Apart from the introduction of twist-off caps, glass wine bottles have remained impervious to innovation for centuries—mainly because there’s nothing wrong with them. Or is there? Come to ...
11:08 pm -04 - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Disney Wanted to Buy BuzzFeed, Report Says
Disney considered buying viral media website BuzzFeed but did not want to shell out the $1 billion asking price, according to a report.Disney would later go with Maker Studios, the YouTube-centric vid...
11:03 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Nokia's Pitch, in a Nutshell: Think Different, Use Windows
In a demonstration of how much the tech world has changed over the past few years, consider the underlying pitch for Nokia's latest ad: "Think different, use Microsoft's Windows Phone OS."The ad, the ...
10:51 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Slow Jam to an R&B Remix of 'DuckTales' Theme Song
Woah, flashback. That's not a '90s hit from Ginuwine or Brandy — it's an R&B cover of the DuckTales theme song.Music coverer extraordinaire Scott Bradlee reworked the DuckTales tune for a sm...
10:38 pm -04 - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Tennessee Police Officer Fired for Allegedly Choking Student
A police officer in Knox County, Tenn., was fired Sunday, just one day after he allegedly choked University of Tennessee student Jarod Dotson until he passed out.The Knox County Sheriff's Office also ...
10:38 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable World Cup Stars Fight Racist Taunt With Bananas
Barcelona and Brazil star Dani Alves drew worldwide acclaim on Sunday after casually eating a banana that a fan threw onto the pitch at him as a racist taunt during a soccer matchNow some of the game'...
10:22 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Can an Android App Defeat China's Internet Censors?
China has long had one of the most pervasive online censorship systems in the worldThe country's infamous "Great Firewall" blocks access to numerous Western websites like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter an...
10:16 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Tablelist Makes Bottle Service as Easy as V-I-P
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: TablelistOne-liner...
10:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Zack Snyder Will Direct a 'Justice League' Movie
Warner Bros. is developing a film focused on characters from the Justice League, a squad of comic book superheroes, with Man of Steel director Zack Snyder leading the charge.The studio confirmed the n...
10:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Advanced Weather Satellite Detects Search at South Korea Ferry Disaster Site
The Suomi NPP weather satellite, which is part of NASA's next generation of earth-observing satellites, detected the nighttime recovery operations underway to find victims and survivors of the deadly ...
09:38 pm -05 - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Tennessee Police Officer Fired for Allegedly Choking Student
A police officer in Knox County, Tenn., was fired Sunday, just one day after he allegedly choked University of Tennessee student Jarod Dotson until he passed out.The Knox County Sheriff's Office also ...
09:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 11 Worst Types of Kissers Made Cuter With Puppies
Nothing is more awkward than those few seconds of leaning in before a first kiss. Will they reciprocate? What if you miss their mouth? Why did you eat that garlic bread at dinner?You may think that yo...
09:15 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 15 Sad Six Word Stories to Make You Feel Better About Monday
Monday is the worst day of the week. You know that. And the last thing you want to do is phone-in a chipper attitude when you're pining for the weekend to come again.When your case of the Mondays has ...
09:05 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable How Popular Are Your Instagram Pics? Play the Game of Likes to Find Out
When you play the game of Likes, you win ... or you don't.There just isn't a way to consistently predict how many Likes an image will garner on Instagram. You could have the most appetizing #foodporn,...
09:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Facebook Rolls Out 'Business Manager' Tool for Marketers
Facebook on Monday officially launched Business Manager, a tool that lets marketers and agencies manage multiple campaigns via one interface.The tool, which Facebook has been rolling out over the last...
08:36 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable U.S. Sanctions Hit 'Putin's Inner Circle'
The U.S. Treasury Department announced on Monday that it was imposing targeted sanctions on a number of Russian individuals and businesses in response to the country's continued actions in Ukraine."Ru...
08:32 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Singers Paul Simon, Edie Brickell Arrested After Family Dispute
Veteran musician Paul Simon and his longtime wife, Edie Brickell, were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct on Saturday at their home in New Canaan, Conn., police said Monday.Police officers a...
08:15 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable These Bubbles Release Scents When Popped
If my kindergartner is any authority — and she’ll be the first to tell you that she is — bubble machines represent the coolest technology on the planet.A new project out of the Unive...
07:54 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 10 Wild Conspiracy Theories Spreading Online
If you want to start a rumor, whisper to a few friends.* If you want to launch a conspiracy theory, shout to the Internet.*But don't. That's mean.The worldwide web is home to a ton of wacky and creepy...
07:51 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Beyonce, Jay Z Confirm Summer Tour: A Map of Their Performances
Married pop stars Beyonce and Jay Z are joining forces for a summer tourThe couple announced their 16-city On the Run Tour on Facebook and on their individual websites Monday morning. Tickets go on pr...
07:46 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable David Zarrin: Reinventing Motion, Motors and Turbines
Fear of flying — or rather, the fear of starting to fly and encountering an issue that unceremoniously ceases said flight — is the most ubiquitous and understandable phobia known to man. W...
07:35 pm -05 - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable YouTube Now Auto-Generates Music Playlists on Android
Google's latest play in music streaming takes aim at Android users with the addition of "YouTube Mix," a feature familiar to desktop users that automatically generates playlists of your favorite artis...
07:32 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Woman Attacked by a Pigeon Becomes Reddit's Muse
In a deep, dark corner of Reddit, a battle rages daily.But this isn't a typical Internet war that you're used to seeing in the YouTube comments section. This war is about creativity, a competition in ...
07:28 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable U.S. Braces for More Tornadoes and Flooding After Deadly Weekend
After deadly tornadoes swept through Oklahoma and Arkansas, this weekend the threat for significant tornadoes shifts slightly to the east into Monday night, putting cities from Huntsville, Ala. to Mem...
07:17 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Internet Explorer Security Bug: How to Protect Yourself
Microsoft over the weekend admitted to a huge vulnerability in Internet Explorer that allow hackers to set up malicious websites in order to gain complete access to visitors' PC, provided they visited...
06:57 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Alibaba Finds Another Place for Its Cash — China's Version of YouTube
Chinese ecommerce retailer Alibaba is entering the online video space with an investment in Youku Tudou, the Chinese equivalent of YouTube.The $1.2 billion stake comes from Alibaba Group Holding Limit...
06:45 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable See Google's Self-Driving Car Navigate City Streets
Google's fleet of self-driving cars have already logged 700,000 autonomous miles, and they've become a whole lot smarter along the way.The company said in a blog post that the Google self-driving car ...
06:45 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable See How Google's Self-Driving Car Navigates City Streets
Google's fleet of self-driving cars have already logged 700,000 autonomous miles, and they've become a whole lot smarter along the way.The company said in a blog post that the Google self-driving car ...
06:43 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable South Korean Coast Guard Video Shows Ferry Captain Fleeing Ship
The South Korean Coast Guard on Monday released footage from the early stages of its effort to save the ferry Sewol, and the video confirms just how quickly the captain abandoned ship.About half a min...
06:36 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Mayor of Ukraine’s Second-Largest City 'Fighting for His Life' After Assassination Attempt
Hennadiy Kernes, mayor of Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv, underwent emergency surgery after he was shot in the back in an apparent assassination attempt on Monday.Tatiana Gruzinskaya, a ...
06:34 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Watch HBO's John Oliver Prod Former NSA Chief
Former NSA Chief GenKeith Alexander appeared in the first episode of John Oliver's new HBO show Last Week Tonight on Sunday to defend the U.S. spy agency's actions during his eight-year tenure.Alexand...
06:28 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Is Going Digital After Author Changes Tune
Welcome to the digital world, Boo Radley.To Kill a Mockingbird, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a moral lawyer who defends a black man in a racially divided town in the South, is finally going ...
06:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable The Business of Death: 7 Companies Concerned With the Afterlife
Like it or not, death is a fact of life. And as such, it's also the inspiration for a lot of successful (albeit unusual) business ventures. Whether it's launching human remains into space or finding n...
05:57 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Microsoft's 'Xbox Originals' Wades Into Netflix Territory
Microsoft's Xbox division is diving into original television programming for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 gaming consoles with six committed projects and six more in development, the company announced Mo...
05:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 10 Ways to Be Productive in 60 Seconds
When you have a minute to spare here and there, it can be easy to succumb to checking Facebook or playing a quick game on your phone. After all, that's all you have time for, right?Wrong.In fact, ther...
05:15 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Why the Revolutionary Guard Targeted Iran's Gadget Bloggers
Danny O'Brien, a long-time privacy and online free speech activist, is the International Director at the digital-rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). You can follow him on Twitter @mala....
05:13 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Couple Remodels Home to Look Like the House From 'Up'
Who wouldn’t want to live a house that looks like it jumped out of their favorite cartoon? Well, one California couple made that a reality for their kids and now some neighbors are up in arms ab...
05:08 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Anguished Birds: Rovio Net Profit Falls 52% in 2013
Angry Birds creator Rovio's net profit fell 52% in 2013 as revenues remained fairly flat, sparking concerns that the franchise may be losing steam.Net profit for the year was $37.3 million compared to...
05:03 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Syria's Assad Will Run for President in June
It was never really in doubt, but now it's official. Syria's current president, Bashar al-Assad, announced on Monday that he will be a candidate in the June 3 presidential elections.Assad submitted hi...
04:52 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Storm Chaser Describes Long Night of Rescue After Arkansas Tornado
VILONIA, Arkansas — Three years to the day after one of the deadliest and most prolific outbreaks of tornadoes in U.S. history, another devastating tornado claimed at least 10 lives in several c...
04:40 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 'Silicon Valley' Episode 4 Recap: Vomit-Inducing Stereotypes
This week, Silicon Valley continued to accurately satirize the highs and lows of launching a startup — but to lesser comic effect than previous episodesWhile episode 4, called "Fiduciary Duties,...
04:01 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 5 Ways to Prepare for an Off-the-Wall Interview
Within fast growing companies like tech startups, the need for additional manpower can arise at a moment’s notice. This makes the traditional interview process somewhat challenging, and many inn...
03:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 10 Crazy Jobs That Will Exist in the Future
Unless robots overthrow us in the near future, people will continue to forge new paths — in turn, creating new job titles and career opportunities. But what will those careers entail? As it turn...
03:20 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 2014 Webby Awards: And the Winners Are...
Zach Galifianakis, Jimmy Kimmel, the Jamaican Bobsled Team.All three ruled the Internet at one point over the past year, and are also now winners in what has arguably become the Internet's most presti...
02:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 25 Photorealistic Landscapes That Would Bring Bob Ross to Tears
In the olden days, painters pored over landscapes for hours attempting to capture a sliver of nature's beauty. Today, most can capture the same view in a second with advanced photo technology, but tha...
02:13 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Death Toll From Tornadoes in Arkansas and Oklahoma Rises to 17
At least 17 people are dead as a result of two tornadoes that roared through Arkansas and Oklahoma on Sunday, Reuters reportsStrong winds caused massive damage in the towns of Mayflower and Vilonia, l...
02:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Bill Gates: We Need Mosquito Week More Than Shark Week
This week over at my blog, TheGatesNotes, we’re hosting Mosquito Week. It's modeled on the Discovery Channel’s annual fear-fest, Shark Week. But compared to mosquitoes, sharks are wimpsI...
01:57 pm -04 - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Microsoft's 'Xbox Originals' Wades Into Netflix Territory
Microsoft's Xbox division is diving into original television programming for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 gaming consoles with six committed projects and six more in development, the company announced Mo...
12:42 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Is 'The Other Woman' Not Safe for Men?
Every week, Mashable presents “Let’s Talk About …,” a Monday-morning look back at the biggest WTF moment from the weekend’s most talked-about new movie. If you haven̵...
12:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 'Mad Men' Episode 3 Recap: Don's Life With a Chaperone Still Better than No Life
What does it mean to play chaperone in someone else’s life?That was the central question of Sunday night’s episode of Mad Men, which finally saw Don’s return to the SC&P office. ...
11:30 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Why Business Schools Need to Start Thinking Small
Legend has it that notorious American hold-up man Willie Sutton, who netted an estimated $2 million between the late 1920s and his final arrest in 1952, was once asked why he robbed banks. His reply: ...
11:22 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Great Response to Racist Taunt: Soccer Star Eats Banana Thrown at Him
As Barcelona player Dani Alves was getting ready to perform a corner kick during Sunday's game against Villarreal, one of the viewers threw a banana at him, a racist taunt often directed at players wi...
10:26 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Introduces First Cat of the King
Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers for this week's Game of Thrones. If you haven't watched the episode, stop reading.Parts of Game of Thrones season Four episode 4 are disturbing to the d...
10:26 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Introduces First Cat of the King: Ser Pounce
Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers for this week's Game of Thrones. If you haven't watched the episode, stop reading.Parts of Game of Thrones season Four episode 4 are disturbing to the d...
08:16 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Aerial Drone Footage Shows Extent of Central U.S. Tornado Destruction
A massive tornado tore through the central U.S. on Sunday evening, leaving at least six people dead, scores injured and entire neighborhoods flattenedThe damage in Arkansas is reportedly "widespread,"...
07:37 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Print on the Go With This Pocket-Sized Device
Print's not dead yet, and now one company wants to make it mobile.An Israeli team has developed a simple, softball-sized printer that is compatible with any electronic device and can be used anytime, ...
06:26 am -04 - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Introduces First Cat of the King: Ser Pounce
Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers for this week's Game of Thrones. If you haven't watched the episode, stop reading.Parts of Game of Thrones season Four episode 4 are disturbing to the d...
06:20 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Viral Video Recap: 'Twilight' Parody, BASE Jumpers and More
In this week's viral video recap, we see moments of inspiration, extreme adventure, silly animals and yet another parody of Twilight.One cat realizes he can tease another by dangling a piece of bait a...
05:19 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Hoop Tracker Helps Basketball Players Take Their Best Shot
We can't all have Jordan's dunk, but a new piece of wearable tech could soon help athletes understand their own strengths — and weaknesses.Hoop Tracker is a smart watch designed specifically for...
04:30 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Web Browser Security Bug Could Impact Millions of Users
Microsoft issued a security advisory on Saturday warning users of a vulnerability in its Internet Explorer web browser that could allow malicious "remote code execution." The vulnerability affects all...
02:30 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Google Glass Parody Shows Family Lost in Wearable Computing
Taking pot shots at Google Glass has officially gone mainstreamThat's the only conclusion we can come to after watching a new commercial from Colorado-based FirstBank, in which an entire family hilari...
01:27 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Clippers Players Wear Shirts Inside Out to Protest Racist Remarks
The controversy couldn't be ignoredWhen ABC's broadcast of the NBA playoffs game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors started, viewers saw Clippers players wearing their warmup T...
12:53 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Dangerous Multi-Day Tornado Outbreak Now Underway
A huge swath of the central United States, stretching from Nebraska to northern Louisiana, is on high alert through Sunday night for severe thunderstorms, including the possibility of multiple strong ...
12:53 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable Dangerous Multi-State Tornado Outbreak Now Underway
A huge swath of the central United States, stretching from Nebraska to northern Louisiana, is on high alert through Sunday night for severe thunderstorms, including the possibility of multiple strong ...
12:30 am GMT - Mon, April 28, 2014
Mashable How Much Longer Will Donald Sterling Disgrace the NBA?
The trash talk and on-court chippiness everyone knew would mark the ongoing NBA playoffs series between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors were put into stark perspective on Friday whe...
11:28 pm GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable RadiumOne Fires CEO After Battery and Domestic-Violence Conviction
Advertising startup RadiumOne fired its CEO, founder and chairman Gurbaksh Chahal on Saturday night, two weeks after Chahal pleaded guilty to battery and domestic-violence charges for assaulting his g...
10:52 pm GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable Race and Social Media: How to Push the Conversation Forward
"2014 was the year everyone started talking about race," said Jenna Wortham, a New York Times technology reporter, at the Theorizing the Web conference in Brooklyn on Saturday. "Let's not let 2014 be ...
09:38 pm GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable South Korea's Prime Minister Resigns Over Ferry Disaster
South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won resigned on Sunday amid public outrage over the handling of the ferry disaster, which has left 188 dead and 114 missing so farChung apologized, offered his r...
09:01 pm GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable Social Media-Driven 'Chef' Movie Is Tribeca Film Festival Darling
A story about how delicate and powerful the social-media world can be for both growing and squashing a business was awarded the audience choice award for Best Narrative at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festiv...
09:00 pm GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable 500Plus Job Openings in Digital Media at Rent the Runway, Netflix and More
Looking for a job? The Mashable Job Board is the place to search. With over 3,000 employers, we have a wide variety of top companies seeking talented people to fill job openings in different industrie...
08:11 pm GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable Obama, Rihanna, Snoop Respond to Clippers Owner's Alleged Racist Rant
U.S. President Barack Obama, singer Rihanna and rapper Snoop Dogg are among the people who have passionately responded to a recently released audio recording filled with racist comments allegedly spok...
07:46 pm GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable Pope Francis Declares Popes John XXIII and John Paul II Saints in Historic Mass
Pope Francis declared two of his predecessors, Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, saints in a historic mass on SundayThe current pope presided over a mass in front of 500,000 people who gathered in St...
07:45 pm GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable 12 Cocktails to Pair With Your Favorite 'Mad Men' Character
The booze-guzzling cast of Mad Men has left us laughing and crying into our Old Fashioneds throughout its seven seasons. Like their beverage of choice, each character has a distinct style that makes t...
07:28 pm -04 - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable RadiumOne Fires CEO After Battery and Domestic-Violence Conviction
Advertising startup RadiumOne fired its CEO, founder and chairman Gurbaksh Chahal on Saturday night, two weeks after Chahal pleaded guilty to battery and domestic-violence charges for assaulting his g...
07:08 pm GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable The IRL Impact of Viral Web Culture in Vietnam
Last June, officials in Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communication canceled the release of an eagerly anticipated film — Bui Doi Cho Lon or The Street Children of Chinatown — beca...
06:45 pm GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable 50 Spring Nail Art Ideas to Spruce Up Your Paws
Now that your precious fingers have finally seen daylight outside of gloves and mittens, it's time to give those hands a little TLC.Spring marks the return of pastels and florals — and we're not...
05:30 pm GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable 22 'Mean Girls' Accessories for Your Totally Fetch Lifestyle
Get in, loser — we're going shopping.To prepare for the 10th anniversary of Mean Girls this week, we scoped out all the goodies Etsy has to offer for your fetch lifestyle.See also: 9 Ways 'Mean ...
03:08 pm -04 - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable The IRL Impact of Viral Web Culture in Vietnam
Last June, officials in Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communication canceled the release of an eagerly anticipated film — Bui Doi Cho Lon or The Street Children of Chinatown — beca...
12:30 pm -05 - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable 22 'Mean Girls' Accessories for Your Totally Fetch Lifestyle
Get in, loser — we're going shopping.To prepare for the 10th anniversary of Mean Girls this week, we scoped out all the goodies Etsy has to offer for your fetch lifestyle.See also: 9 Ways 'Mean ...
07:59 am GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable Harvard-Backed Experfy Aims to Disrupt the Big Data Consulting Industry
Big data may be the next big thing, and as with many such trends, the field presents a new frontier for the job marketplace.Entrepreneurs Harpreet Singh and Sarabjot Kaur recognize this potential, and...
07:00 am +01 - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable This Test Will Tell You If You Need More Sleep
Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation? In a new video from YouTube channel In 59 Seconds, Richard Wiseman explains the...
06:00 am GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable This Test Will Tell You If You Need More Sleep
Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation? In a new video from YouTube channel In 59 Seconds, Richard Wiseman explains the...
06:00 am GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable Sleep Test Will Tell You If You Need to Catch More Zs
Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation? In a new video from YouTube channel In 59 Seconds, Richard Wiseman explains the...
04:00 am GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable World's Fastest Elevators Will Be a Smooth Ride to the Top
They won't be faster than a speeding bullet, but two new elevators are sure to pack a punch.A skyscraper currently under construction in Guangzhou, China will house the world's fastest elevators when ...
02:19 am GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable NBA Investigating Whether Clippers Owner Made Racist Rant on Tape
The NBA is investigating whether Clippers owner Donald Sterling is the man on a "disturbing" tape filled with racially charged comments.An audio recording, first published by TMZ late Friday, includes...
01:59 am -06 - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable Harvard-Backed Experfy Aims to Disrupt the Big Data Consulting Industry
Big data may be the next big thing, and as with many such trends, the field presents a new frontier for the job marketplace.Entrepreneurs Harpreet Singh and Sarabjot Kaur recognize this potential, and...
01:55 am GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable Kids' Synchronized Swimming Routine Makes Splash at Talent Show
This elementary school talent show made a big splash.Students at W. A. Porter Elementary School in Hurst, Texas performed in their school's talent show this year, but they switched it up this time. In...
01:35 am GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
Mashable VH1's New PSA Tries to Bring Humor to Anti-Bullying Awareness
Sometimes, humor can be an effective way to address serious issues. It can especially be welcome among a sea of somber PSAs — as long as the message doesn't miss the mark.VH1's latest anti-bully...
01:24 am GMT - Sun, April 27, 2014
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Mashable Family Dog Helps Man With Alzheimer's Regain Speech
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Mashable World's Fastest Elevators Will Be a Smooth Ride to the Top
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Mashable Sex Work and the Web: Digital's Role in the Industry
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Mashable New York Goes to War Against Airbnb for Disrupting Hotel Business
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Mashable Inside the Locked Room You Have to Solve Puzzles to Escape
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Mashable How Smoking Weed Made a College Basketball Star Go Pro
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Mashable New Study Shows Why You Should Care About Asteroid Attacks
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Mashable Huge Pope John Paul II Crucifix Collapses, Kills Young Tourist
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Mashable Study: Ginseng Extract Could Help Fight Off the Flu
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Mashable Foursquare CEO Admits to Wife's Boston Marathon Fraud
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Mashable Watch 12 Years of a Life Unfold in First Trailer for Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood'
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Mashable Foursquare CEO Admits to Wife's Boston Marathon Fraud
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Mashable Congressman Sean Duffy: 'But First, Let Me Take a Selfie.'
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Mashable California Rejects 'Kill Switch' Bill for Smartphones
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Mashable 60Plus Events in Digital Media, Tech 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...
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Mashable Microsoft Now Officially Owns Nokia's Phone Business
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Mashable 'Mario Golf: World Tour' — Best Enjoyed With Your Friends
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Mashable 7 Facts You Need to Know About World Malaria Day
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Mashable Live Updates: Crisis in Ukraine
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Mashable Microsoft Now Officially Owns Nokia's Phone Business
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08:35 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Pinterest Adds Smarter Search Tool
Pinterest is adding new search features to help users better navigate the 30 billion pins on the site.The company just announced Guided Search, a new product that lets users filter their search by add...
07:52 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Never Suffer Second-Hand Smells Again With Poo-Pourri
Those second hand bathroom smells are the worst, amirite ladies? Luckily, Poo-pourri is back with video number two to help you get rid of the dreaded bathroom stink. The bathroom product's last video,...
07:19 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Porn Service Sues Amazon Over 'FireTV' Name
A pornography service is suing Amazon over FireTV, the set top box the company unveiled earlier this monthFlorida-based WREAL is a video streaming company that owns and operates FyreTV.com, a service ...
06:59 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable How Much Is the Average Facebook User Worth?
Facebook released its first quarter 2014 earnings report on Wednesday, beating Wall Street's estimates with posted revenues of $2.5 billion.The average revenue per user (ARPU) around the world increas...
06:36 am -04 - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Lonely Pup Portraits Explore Human Perceptions of Furry Companions
Famous pets, like Grumpy Cat and her seemingly sour disposition, have one ancient concept to thank for their stardom — anthropomorphism, or the personification of anything other than a human bei...
06:00 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable This Could Be the Smartest Coffee Mug in Your Kitchen
This smart coffee mug has a surprise with every cupTo jazz up your morning routine, the mug comes equipped with an e-Ink display, which shows a new photo every time you fill it with a hot liquid. The ...
05:30 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable An Artist's Attempt to Plot Out All Drones Using Satellite Images
Drones — known for their stealthiness and secret operations — are becoming exposed photo by photo by one artist.James Bridle, 33, is using open-source satellite imagery to show the locatio...
04:35 am -04 - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Pinterest Adds Smarter Search Tool
Pinterest is adding new search features to help users better navigate the 30 billion pins on the site.The company just announced Guided Search, a new product that lets users filter their search by add...
04:33 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Google+ Isn't Dead, It's Just Overexposed
Sometimes — less frequently these days, thankfully — Google+ still gets compared to a ghost town. It's a metaphor from the early days of the social service, and if it was ever accurate, it...
04:21 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Satya Nadella Outlines His Vision For Microsoft
Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella participated in his very first earnings call with analysts Thursday as chief executive. The software maker reported strong Q3 2014 financials, buoyed by strong growth...
04:15 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Here's What Happens When Justin Bieber Follows You On Twitter
Justin Bieber followed me on Twitter yesterday. Yes, we're talking about the real Justin Bieber, complete with the shiny blue verification mark.The reason I need to specify Bieber's authenticity you s...
03:39 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable How Open Will the FCC's 'Open Internet' Really Be?
Everything about the FCC's latest Open Internet proposal sounds fair. The government agency that lost a court battle on its four-year-old Open Internet (or Net Neutrality) rules in January, simply wan...
03:15 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Uncanny LeBron James Portrait Comes to Life in Artist's Time-Lapse
Call her the LeBron James of drawing, because we are all witnesses to the fact that Heather Rooney is an incredibly talented artistSee also: Why Does This NBA Player Have Emoji Tattoos?How talented? C...
03:12 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Amazon Is Testing Its Own Delivery Service, Report Says
Amazon is reportedly in the early phases of testing a new delivery service that would reduce the company's reliance on UPS and FedEx.The company has been testing the service, supposedly called "Last M...
02:52 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Netflix and Comcast Continue War of Words Over Internet Traffic
The war of words between Comcast and Netflix continued on Thursday, and it's getting personal.The companies, which have a partnership but also a very public ongoing feud, once again took to their resp...
02:15 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable 'Kaling Me Softly' and Other De-licorices Food Puns
The only thing better than good food is a good pun to pair with itPhotographer Laura Prouty began her journey of food appreciation with an Instagram account and a simple idea: Take pictures of people'...
02:15 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Katy Perry Crashes Birthday Parties, Pranks Guests in New Music Video
Apparently Katy Perry is really great at birthday partiesThe singer ditched her usual glam and sparkly routine for a more zany music video for her single "Birthday." In the video, Perry impersonates f...
02:00 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable How to Raise the Next Generation of Innovators and Entrepreneurs
After watching a documentary on the health effects of obesity, Estrella Hernandez felt hopeless for the prospects of America’s youth.But after pondering it for a few weeks, she also felt inspire...
01:42 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable IFTTT Finally Comes to Google Play With Special Android Powers
IFTTT, the service that automates the apps and services you use every day, has finally rolled into Google Play, bringing new tools to the service's Android users.The Android app comes with six new cha...
01:26 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Bryan Singer Pulls Out of 'X-Men' Promos, Calls Sex Abuse Allegations 'False, Vicious'
Bryan Singer is pulling out of future press events for X-Men: Days of Future Past so as not to distract from the “extraordinary contributions from the incredibly talented actors and crew involve...
01:19 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Apple and Google Settle Lawsuit Over Illegal No-Poaching Agreement
Four tech companies — Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel — have settled a lawsuit against involving an illegal no-poaching agreement that prevented the firms from hiring each other's staffers....
01:01 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable GM Confirms Several Government Investigations Into Recalls
General Motors is now the subject of five different government investigations after a series of recent recalls, the car company confirmed on Thursday."We are also the subject of various inquiries, inv...
12:30 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable 'Sharknado' Star Cast as Lead in 'Jem and the Holograms' Movie
Aubrey Peeples, star of ABC's Nashville and the SyFy cult hit Sharknado, will play the lead in the live action Jem and the Holograms film, director John Chu and his team announced Thursday on the proj...
12:16 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Amazon First-Quarter Earnings Meet Expectations as Revenue Rises
Amazon earnings met expectations, boosted by a 23% rise in sales to $19.7 billion in the first quarter of 2014.The company logged a profit of $0.23 per share, in line with analyst estimates.See also: ...
12:15 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable 10 Types of Images to Boost Your Social Media Engagement
As a writer by trade, it's not easy for me to utter these words, but I'm not going to lie: On social media, a picture is worth a thousand words.It's true. Content may be king, but visuals rule. All th...
12:11 am GMT - Fri, April 25, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Beats Earnings Estimates for Fiscal Q3; Surface Sales Hit $500 Milllion
Microsoft posted solid fiscal third-quarter 2014 earnings on Thursday with revenues of $20.04 billion, which was in line with analysts' estimates and GAAP of $0.68, which beat estimates by a nickel.&#...
11:51 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Central U.S. May Be in Store for a 3-Day Tornado Outbreak
America’s tornado drought looks like it may end as early as this weekend, as a potent weather system moves into the Plains states and slowly lumbers toward the Mississippi River Valley. The stor...
11:38 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Yankees Pine Tar Ejection: A Window Into Baseball's Sneaky Unwritten Rules
New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected from a Wednesday night game against the Boston Red Sox for having a swath of pine tar on his neck, then suspended for 10 games by Major League Baseb...
11:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Michelle Obama Lights Up Leslie Knope on 'Parks and Recreation'
How does "FLOTUS and Knope" sound for a ticket?First Lady Michelle Obama is making a guest appearance on Thursday night’s Parks and Recreation, the season six finale titled "Moving Up." NBC...
11:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable In Drought Response, Home Depot Holds Nationwide Conservation Workshops
The Home Depot is taking its "more saving, more doing" slogan an environmental level. This weekend, it's hosting nationwide water conservation workshops to encourage homeowners to start conserving mor...
11:25 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Traveling Through Time With Google Street View
Google Maps' new time slider lets users roll Street View images as far back as 2007. Here are a few sites we found that show the evolution of cities over time.See also: 36 Embarrassing Google Street V...
11:02 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Apple TV: The Little Hobby That Wouldn't Die
After Steve Jobs unveiled updates to the entire iPod line and revealed that movies would soon be sold in the iTunes store, he made one final product announcement."This next thing is a little unusual f...
11:01 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Jaguar Embraces Villainy, Becomes Cool Cat of Auto Brands
There's nothing wrong with being a bit wicked, Jaguar would like us to believeThat's the sentiment behind Jaguar's recent "Good to Be Bad” campaign, a smattering of placements, commercials and a...
10:47 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Final 'Hobbit' Movie Gets a New Title: 'The Battle of the Five Armies'
The third and final Hobbit movie has a new name, and it’s not going back again.Now titled The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Peter Jackson’s cinematic finale originally carried the...
10:32 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable What If Wes Anderson Directed 'Forrest Gump'?
Wes Anderson has a very specific — and some would say predictable — styleFilmmaker Louis Paquet perfectly reimagined the opening credits for the 1994 classic Forrest Gump as though Wes And...
10:15 pm -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Katy Perry Crashes Birthday Parties, Pranks Guests in New Music Video
Apparently Katy Perry is really great at birthday partiesThe singer ditched her usual glam and sparkly routine for a more zany music video for her single "Birthday." In the video, Perry impersonates f...
09:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable 21 Cats Proving Curiosity Is a Trap
Cats put up a tough front, but they're really just a bunch of wusses.Curiosity might not actually kill the cat, but it will certainly get him into mischief — or at least spook him a littleSee al...
09:24 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Google+ Chief Vic Gundotra Is Leaving the Company
Vic Gundotra, the Google executive who heads Google+, is leaving the company.News of Gundotra's departure made made the rounds on Secret for a few days before it was first reported on Re/code. However...
09:22 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Fandango Launches Twitter Ticketing for 2 Upcoming Blockbusters
Fandango has launched a ticketing feature for two upcoming films that will display movie information and a button to buy tickets in tweets that link back to its siteThe movie ticketing site unveiled t...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable 'Mark Zuckerberg' Is Desperate for Friends in a WeChat Ad
In a South African ad for Chinese social networking giant WeChat, a guy named Mark who started a social network visits a therapist. The ad never explicitly states that the "Mark" in the ad is supposed...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable No Fail Here: Maker Studios Gets Powerful Viral Video Partner in Jukin Media
Maker Studios just acquired a powerful new viral partner in Jukin Media, the video entertainment network that specializes in licensing and distribution of viral video clips – like last week̵...
08:53 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Vice News Reporter Simon Ostrovsky Freed From Captivity in Eastern Ukraine
Vice News reporter Simon Ostrovsky is free after spending four days in captivity in east Ukraine, multiple reporters in Ukraine sayVice confirmed the news in a tweet.We are delighted to confirm that o...
08:48 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable John Oliver Scores First Interview With Former NSA Chief for 'Last Week Tonight' Debut
It's no national secret anymore: John Oliver's first guest for his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, will be former head of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Comman...
08:36 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable FCC: Trust Us, We'll Protect an Open Internet
As the FCC prepared new rules that could allow Internet service providers to give preferential treatment to digital content of their choosing, the commission's chairman said Thursday that he had no in...
08:03 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Square to Open East Coast Headquarters in New York City
On the heels of opening a new massive headquarters in San Francisco, mobile payment company Square is now expanding its presence in New York CitySquare, which allows users to accept credit card paymen...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Ondot Launches Remote Control for Credit Cards
A new app will allow users to control nearly every aspect of how their credit or debit cards are used directly from their smartphones.CardControl is a service that aims to reduce the prevalence of cre...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Lyft Expands, Passes Uber in Total U.S. Cities
Lyft, the ridesharing service that matches regular drivers with passengers in need of a ride, expanded into 24 new cities on Thursday, the company's largest single-day expansion to dateThe move means ...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable You Can Have Lunch With Tim Cook at Apple — But It'll Cost You
Apple CEO Tim Cook is willing to have lunch with you and a friend at the company's Cupertino, Calif., headquarters, but it might set you back a couple thousand dollars.Cook is putting his time up for ...
07:51 pm -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Central U.S. May Be in Store for a 3-Day Tornado Outbreak
America’s tornado drought looks like it may end as early as this weekend, as a potent weather system moves into the Plains states and slowly lumbers toward the Mississippi River Valley. The stor...
07:41 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Ukraine's Taxi Drivers Navigate Barricades, Curfews and Masked Gunmen
The roads in eastern Ukraine are covered in barricades manned by armed separatists. A nightly curfew is in place, and talk of a Russian invasion hangs in the airIf you drive a taxi, how are you suppos...
07:40 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable E-Cigarette Liquid Nicotine: Toxic, Unregulated and Overhyped
E-cigarettes are a hot topic this year. One minute they're public nuisances; the next they're helpful tools for quitting smoking. Other times they make users look like Boba FettPeople just can't seem ...
07:25 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable A Triumphant Stephen Colbert Crashes 'The Daily Show'
Stephen Colbert has won television, according to Stephen ColbertAfter nearly nine years hosting The Colbert Report, he is moving on to greener pastures — also know as network television.Colbert ...
07:15 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable The Dictionary Has Been Wrong About Siphons for 99 Years
Dictionaries are pretty solid authorities about what words mean, but they overextended themselves when reaching a bit in the definition for the word siphon. The Oxford English Dictionary and many othe...
07:06 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Silicon Valley Now at Epicenter of Worst California Drought in Decades
The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor is out, and the statistics are exceptionally grim for California and parts of the SouthwestFor the first time in the 15-year history of the monitor, 100% of California ...
07:06 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Lost Collection of Andy Warhol Art Recovered From Floppy Disks
Art historians have recovered a collection of lost Andy Warhol paintings, which were never turned into physical prints, from 30-year-old Amiga floppy disks.In 1985, computer and electronics manufactur...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Brutal Allergy Season May Be the Result of the 'Polar Vortex'
This year's long, brutal winter may mean the country's headed for pollen eruption and a harsh allergy season in the spring, doctors say.The freezing temperatures of the prolonged winter may have delay...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Brutal Allergy Season May Be More Fallout From Terrible Winter
This year's long, brutal winter may mean the country's headed for pollen eruption and a harsh allergy season in the spring, doctors say.The freezing temperatures of the prolonged winter may have delay...
06:32 pm -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable What If Wes Anderson Directed 'Forrest Gump'?
Wes Anderson has a very specific — and some would say predictable — styleFilmmaker Louis Paquet perfectly reimagined the opening credits for the 1994 classic Forrest Gump as though Wes And...
06:24 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Facebook Acquires Moves, a Fitness Tracking App
Facebook Messenger. WhatsApp. Paper. Instagram. And now: Moves.Facebook announced Thursday that it has acquired Moves, a popular fitness tracking app, as part of its broader strategy to operate a set ...
06:23 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Putin: The Internet Is a CIA Project
The Internet? It's a "CIA project," according to Russian President Vladimir Putin.Putin made that bizarre remark on Thursday at a media forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, according to the Associated Pre...
06:23 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Putin: The Internet Is a 'CIA Project'
The Internet? It's a "CIA project," according to Russian President Vladimir Putin.Putin made that bizarre remark on Thursday at a media forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, according to the Associated Pre...
06:05 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Facebook Launches a Newswire to Surface More Breaking News
Facebook wants to be your digital newspaper, and it's not beating around the bush to make that happenThe social network launched FB Newswire on Thursday, a Facebook page of hand-selected and journalis...
06:01 pm -05 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Jaguar Embraces Villainy, Becomes Cool Cat of Auto Brands
There's nothing wrong with being a bit wicked, Jaguar would like us to believeThat's the sentiment behind Jaguar's recent "Good to Be Bad” campaign, a smattering of placements, commercials and a...
05:51 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable New York Times Co. Ad Revenue Increases for First Time in Years
The New York Times Co. finally has some good news to report.The media company reported earnings per share of $0.07 on revenue of $390 million for the March quarter, coming in ahead of Wall Street esti...
05:45 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable FDA May Ban Selling E-Cigarettes to Minors
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed the first potential federal regulations for the $2 billion e-cigarette industry on Thursday, Reuters reports.The new rules would ban ...
05:25 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Facebook, Google, Microsoft Join Forces to Prevent Another Heartbleed
More than a dozen tech companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and IBM, have joined forces to try to prevent another Heartbleed-like security breachHeartbleed is one of the biggest an...
05:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Acompli Launches App to Simplify Mobile Email
Email apps like Mailbox have gotten a lot of attention for features like gesture-based controls and and their ability to help you reach Inbox ZeroBut Acompli, an email app that rolled out to the publi...
04:44 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Ukraine Prime Minister Gives Bizarre MTV Cribs-Style Tour of His Home
Ukraine's acting Prime Minister Агseniy Yatsenyuk took viewers on a MTV 'Cribs'-style tour of his Kiev apartment.In the YouTube clip, which was posted by Yatsenyuk's office on Tuesday, Yat...
04:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Nature's Rainbow Proves Earth Needs No Filters
Get your Instagram filters out of here, because there is nothing more beautiful than the colors and hues created by nature.The colorful canvas created on Earth is impressive, to say the least. From it...
04:20 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: Crisis in Eastern Ukraine
At least five people are dead after Ukrainian troops moved into Eastern Ukraine on Thursday in an effort to quell the recent pro-Russian uprisings that have turned violent. Russian President Vladimir ...
04:15 pm -03 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable The Dictionary Has Been Wrong About Siphons for 99 Years
Dictionaries are pretty solid authorities about what words mean, but they overextended themselves when reaching a bit in the definition for the word siphon. The Oxford English Dictionary and many othe...
03:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable ShopKeep Raises $25 Million to Get Retailers to Ditch Cash Registers for iPads
"I don't have a credit card," Jason Richelson's roommate told him. "I can't spend any money on this Internet thing."That thought helped pave the way for InternetCash, a financial technology company th...
03:06 pm -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Lost Collection of Andy Warhol Art Recovered From Floppy Disks
Art historians have recovered a collection of lost Andy Warhol paintings, which were never turned into physical prints, from 30-year-old Amiga floppy disks.In 1985, computer and electronics manufactur...
03:03 pm -05 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Square to Open East Coast Headquarters in New York City
On the heels of opening a new massive headquarters in San Francisco, mobile payment company Square is now expanding its presence in New York CitySquare, which allows users to accept credit card paymen...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Brutal Allergy Season May Be the Result of the 'Polar Vortex'
This year's long, brutal winter may mean the country's headed for pollen eruption and a harsh allergy season in the spring, doctors say.The freezing temperatures of the prolonged winter may have delay...
02:36 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable President Obama Plays Soccer With ASIMO the Robot
During his visit to Japan, at the Tokyo Miraikan Science Expo, President Barack Obama had a brief encounter with Honda's humanoid robot ASIMO, The Wall Street Journal reports.ASIMO, which stands for A...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable 21 Unnecessary Struggles of Packing
After months of brutal winter, the weather has finally taken a turn for the better. And with summer's sunny head peeking around the corner, your cramped up legs start itching for wanderlustA relaxing ...
02:04 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable 8 Obsolete School Supplies and the Tech That Replaced Them
It's easy to look at kids in school today and think they have it easier than we did.They get to use iPads instead of three-ring binders, Wikipedia instead of a dusty encyclopedia CD-ROMs and their cla...
01:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable 12 Amusement Park Alternatives to Disney World
Disney World is one of the most popular theme parks destinations for people looking for breathtaking rides and attractions. Visiting Mickey Mouse at Cinderella's Palace might be appealing, but the inc...
01:15 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Cochlear Implant Shocks Can Help Regrow Auditory Nerves
Electrical pulses delivered from a cochlear implant to the inner ear can be used to regrow auditory nerves to both enhance hearing and deliver gene therapy that could treat everything from Parkinson&#...
01:15 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Kurt Vonnegut Drawings Show Author's Playful Side
Seven years after Kurt Vonnegut's death, his daughter Nanette Vonnegut is publishing a collection of 145 drawings that her father created in the 1980s. Many people are familiar with Vonnegut's work as...
12:12 pm GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Ask a Dev: How to Use GPS in a Hybrid App
In the latest video of our Ask a Dev series, Web Developer Alex Wasner discusses how developers can use native location services in a hybrid app. While HTML 5 gives you access to geolocation navi...
11:48 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Some Guy Made His Own 'Star Wars' Sound Effects
Quality sound effects can make a great movie even greaterYouTube user Hudson Hongo redubbed Star Wars, replacing the original sound effects with his own onomatopoetic version. Now Star Wars fans can e...
10:36 am -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable President Obama Plays Soccer With ASIMO the Robot
During his visit to Japan, at the Tokyo Miraikan Science Expo, President Barack Obama had a brief encounter with Honda's humanoid robot ASIMO, The Wall Street Journal reports.ASIMO, which stands for A...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable 21 Unnecessary Struggles of Packing
After months of brutal winter, the weather has finally taken a turn for the better. And with summer's sunny head peeking around the corner, your cramped up legs start itching for wanderlustA relaxing ...
10:04 am -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable 8 Obsolete School Supplies and the Tech That Replaced Them
It's easy to look at kids in school today and think they have it easier than we did.They get to use iPads instead of three-ring binders, Wikipedia instead of a dusty encyclopedia CD-ROMs and their cla...
09:15 am -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Cochlear Implant Shocks Can Help Regrow Auditory Nerves
Electrical pulses delivered from a cochlear implant to the inner ear can be used to regrow auditory nerves to both enhance hearing and deliver gene therapy that could treat everything from Parkinson&#...
07:35 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg Immortalized by Madam Tussauds
Starting in June, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will spend his days at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco taking pictures with visiting touristsAt least, that's what the wax version of Zuckerberg will ...
07:19 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable These Musical Drones Are More Talented Than Justin Bieber
Even the most skilled guitar god has nothing on these dronesKMel Robotics created a swarm of flying hexrotors to play some sweet music. The perfectly synchronized robots float through the air to bang ...
06:38 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable How To Plan Your Summer Vacation on Pinterest
The snow is melting, the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming and the birds are breaking into song. At least, that's what you imagine may be happening if you're stuck inside your officeYep, it's t...
06:24 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable 2014 NFL Schedule: More Flex Games Means More Fun
The NFL released its 2014 schedule on Wednesday evening with a twist: the league can "flex" games into primetime earlier than ever this season.Beginning in Week 5, the NFL can decide to move any Sunda...
06:01 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Episode VII Will Be Most Expensive Star Wars Ever, Says Disney
Early filming has begun on the still-untitled Star Wars Episode VII, Disney chairman Alan Horn has confirmed — and for the first time, the movie has an estimated budget, give or take $25 million...
05:36 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Why Does This NBA Player Have Emoji Tattoos?
You might be renowned among friends for always having the perfect emoji for any text-messaging situation — but we guaranteed your emoji game isn't as strong as Mike Scott'sScott plays for the At...
04:59 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Man With the Most Teslas Says Cold Weather's No Problem
Although the Tesla has won its fair share of fans in both the automotive and tech communities, there still remains a bit of skepticism around its ability to truly replace gas carsSome of that skeptici...
04:15 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Instagram's Explore Tab: Now Tailored to You
Instagram has made a small but significant change to its app that makes photo and video discovery a more personal experience.The company has tweaked the algorithm that determines what posts appear und...
03:54 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable 10 Careers Barbie Should Tackle in Her Movie Debut
Come on, Barbie, let's go filming.Sony Pictures and Mattel announced plans today to bring Barbie to life in her first-ever live-action movie.The blonde bombshell has already compiled an impressive r&#...
03:40 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Venezuela Arrests U.S. Citizen for Arms Dealing, Tweets He Is a 'Mercenary'
Venezuelan authorities have arrested an allegedly heavily armed American citizen on Tuesday, accusing him of being a "mercenary," according to multiple news reports.Todd Michael Leininger, 32-year-old...
03:35 am -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg Immortalized by Madam Tussauds
Starting in June, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will spend his days at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco taking pictures with visiting touristsAt least, that's what the wax version of Zuckerberg will ...
03:19 am -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable These Musical Drones Are More Talented Than Justin Bieber
Even the most skilled guitar god has nothing on these dronesKMel Robotics created a swarm of flying hexrotors to play some sweet music. The perfectly synchronized robots float through the air to bang ...
03:07 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable FCC Proposal Would End Net Neutrality as We Know It
The FCC has announced that it will propose Internet regulations that would allow online content providers to negotiate for preferential treatment from Internet service providers, potentially undermini...
03:00 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Siri Could Be Coming to Apple TV
"Siri, play Game of Thrones." This could soon be a reality, according to recent reports that suggest Apple may be bringing its digital assistant to the Apple TV.A line of code found in Apple's iOS 7.1...
03:00 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable New York City Flood Risk Has Risen 20-Fold Since Late 1800s, Study Says
The odds that New York City will be flooded by a storm, such as a winter nor'easter or a summer hurricane, is now at least 20 times greater than it was 170 years ago, a new study found. It pinned part...
02:45 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Play Your Food for Our Snapchat Challenge
Playing with your food doesn’t have to be a dinnertime faux pas. Add a little flavor to your Snapchat game and craft your cuisine into an unforgettable snap for this week’s Mashable Snapch...
02:45 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Play With Your Food for Our Snapchat Challenge
Playing with your food doesn’t have to be a dinnertime faux pas. Add a little flavor to your Snapchat game and craft your cuisine into an unforgettable snap for this week’s Mashable Snapch...
02:39 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Apple's New Retail Chief Will Start Next Week
Angela Ahrendts, the former CEO of Burberry, will take over as Apple's new SVP of retail next week, the company announced during an earnings call on Wednesday.Apple first announced hiring Ahrendts to ...
02:38 am -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable How To Plan Your Summer Vacation on Pinterest
The snow is melting, the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming and the birds are breaking into song. At least, that's what you imagine may be happening if you're stuck inside your officeYep, it's t...
02:31 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Third 'Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' Movie Being Stitched Together
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants saga will continue in a third movie based on Ann Brashares' Sisterhood Everlasting novel, Alloy Entertainment announced Wednesday.Alloy hasn't set a release date ...
02:30 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Oh Nay Thou Didn't! William Shakespeare's Greatest Insults
No one throws down an insult to rampallions and scullions like William ShakespeareApril 23 marks 450 years since the playwright's birth. And like any good birthday party, a descent into verbal jabs is...
02:28 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Facebook: Auto-Play Video Ads Will Remain Small Scale This Year
Facebook doesn't expect its video auto-play News Feed ads to make a "material contribution" to ad revenues this year, COO Sheryl Sandberg said on Wednesday.In a call with analysts following Facebook's...
02:20 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable These Daredevils BASE Jumped From the World's Tallest Building
A daredevil duo set the the Guinness World Record for highest base jump from the tallest building by leaping off the Burj Khalifa.The 4K YouTube video shows Soul Flyers World Champions Vince Reffet an...
02:01 am -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Episode VII Will Be Most Expensive Star Wars Ever, Says Disney
Early filming has begun on the still-untitled Star Wars Episode VII, Disney chairman Alan Horn has confirmed — and for the first time, the movie has an estimated budget, give or take $25 million...
02:00 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Deep-Space Missions Can Cause 'Cognitive Deficits' in Astronauts
The first astronauts who set foot on the moon were quarantined for three weeks when they returned to Earth. Scientists weren't sure what kinds of lunar germs they might have brought back with them.Tha...
01:56 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Apple's $45.6 Billion Second Quarter, by the Numbers
Apple handily beat Wall Street estimates for earnings and revenue in the March quarter. That, combined with the news that Apple would boost its share buyback plan, caused Apple stock to jump by more t...
01:56 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Avril Lavigne Confuses, Offends With 'Hello Kitty' Music Video
Oh Avril, why'd you have to go and make things so complicated?The singer released a music video for her single "Hello Kitty" Tuesday, which has received considerable backlash for its depiction of Japa...
01:51 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Man Uses Reddit to Help Find Missing Mom
Reddit played hero to a man and his mother in New York City Tuesday.Josh Goldberg posted on the subreddit r/nyc looking for help finding his missing mother, May Goldberg. The 59-year-old woman suffers...
01:44 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Before YouTube, NBA Fans Lived for 'Slamadamonth' — And Now It's Online
Let's travel back in time, sports fans, to an era when we weren't quite as #blessed as we are today: The '90s.Definition was not high, the Internet was not in our pockets and social media meant watchi...
01:26 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Cancer Patient Raises Millions for Charity in His Biggest Bucket List Goal
Stephen Sutton, 19, was diagnosed with bowel cancer at the age of 15. When he was 17, he learned it was terminalThat's when he made a bucket list. Sutton dreamed up 46 experiences to complete in the s...
01:23 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Spoiler: Americans Can't Draw Their Home States
What does your state look like to you?Ask most Americans that question and they'll probably confidently describe a rudimentary shape for you. Ask them to draw that shape and they'll stare blankly for ...
01:21 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable 100-Year-Old Woman Shares Love Story in First 'Humans of New York' Video
Shirley Hyman, age 100, has a love story for the ages.In the first mini-documentary by Humans of New York creator Brandon Stanton, Hyman sweetly reflects on her time with her late husband, Moe.See als...
12:59 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Facebook Passes 1 Billion Monthly Mobile Users
A year and a half after Facebook first announced 1 billion monthly active users, the social network has more than 1 billion monthly active users on mobile devices, tooFacebook announced the milestone ...
12:59 am -04 - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Man With the Most Teslas Says Cold Weather's No Problem
Although the Tesla has won its fair share of fans in both the automotive and tech communities, there still remains a bit of skepticism around its ability to truly replace gas carsSome of that skeptici...
12:55 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable On the Greatest Day Ever, America's First Cat Cafe Opens in NYC
Toss your toy mice in the air: North America has its first cat cafe.The Cat Cafe by Purina One opens its kitty door (and its human-size doors) to New Yorkers on April 24, and will remain open for four...
12:52 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Apple Sells 44 Million iPhones in Q2, Beats Earnings Estimates
Apple beat Wall Street estimates for earnings and revenue in the March quarter, but projected lower-than-expected results for the upcoming quarterApple posted earnings of $11.62 a share on revenue of ...
12:33 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Zynga Founder Mark Pincus to Step Down from Day-to-Day Role
Zynga founder Mark Pincus is leaving his role as chief product officer at the mobile gaming company and relinquishing his last link to the company's day-to-day operations.The news came as Zynga announ...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Facebook Beats First-Quarter Estimates; CFO Stepping Down
Facebook handily beat Wall Street's estimates for its first quarter and announced its CFO, David Ebersman, is stepping down.Ebersman will be replaced by former Zynga CFO David WehnerSee also: 12 Faceb...
12:08 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable Shaq's LinkedIn Profile Needed Some Serious Copyediting
There are two schools of thought on LinkedIn. One is the group of people who truly believe LinkedIn is a magical place, ideal for connecting with individuals in your field and finding jobs and touting...
12:01 am GMT - Thu, April 24, 2014
Mashable 19 Social Media Facts That Every Marketer Should Know
Most brands, by now, recognize the power of social media and understand it's not just a passing fad. In fact, if Facebook were a country, it would have the third-highest population, behind China and I...
11:50 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Samsung Tablets Overtake Kindle Fire in North America: Study
Samsung is selling a lot of tablets in the United States and Canada, a new study suggests. Samsung products were the most popular type of Android tablet that Americans and Canadians used to surf the w...
11:36 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Happy 100th, Wrigley Field: An Iconic Ballpark Through the Years
It's all grown up.On Wednesday, April 23, 2014, Wrigley Field — home of the Major League Baseball's Chicago Cubs — turns 100 years old, making it the second-oldest ballpark in the U.S., be...
11:30 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Watch the First 50 Seconds of 'Orange Is the New Black' Season 2
Orange Is the New Black's sophomore season will begin with a seemingly delusional Piper Chapman in solitary confinement, facing punishment for pummeling fellow prison inmate Pennsatucky in the first s...
11:28 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Russian Foreign Minister Threatens Ukraine, Then Takes Selfie
One minute he’s warning Ukraine of its annihilation, the next he’s taking a selfie.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday said Kiev had failed to live up to its side of the pe...
11:11 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Netflix Launches First Spanish-Language Original Series
Netflix is making good on its promises to focus on international growth with the announcement of its first Spanish-language original series.The new program will center on a family at odds over the inh...
11:07 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable FCC Proposal Would End Net Neutrality as We Know It
The FCC has announced that it will propose Internet regulations that would allow online content providers to negotiate for preferential treatment from Internet service providers, potentially undermini...
11:00 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Antarctic Lava Lake Churns in the Coldest Place on Earth
The coldest place on Earth is also one of the rare spots where a roiling lava lake offers a window into the heart of a volcano.At Erebus volcano in Antarctica, a long-lived lava lake puffs steam and l...
10:59 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Shaq's LinkedIn Profile Belongs in the Internet Hall of Fame
During his Hall of Fame NBA career, Shaquille O'Neal went by a plethora of nicknames — the Big Aristotle, the Big Shaqtus and the Big Shamrock among themNow, it's time to add a new jumbo-sized m...
10:55 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable NYPD Hashtag Sparks Backlash Against Police Across U.S.
The New York City Police Department asked folks to tweet some photos of regular people interacting with officers with the hashtag #myNYPD on Tuesday as part of a new means of communicating with the pu...
10:45 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Play With Your Food for Our Snapchat Challenge
Playing with your food doesn’t have to be a dinnertime faux pas. Add a little flavor to your Snapchat game and craft your cuisine into an unforgettable snap for this week’s Mashable Snapch...
10:45 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Why Habitable Exoplanets Might Mean Humanity Is Doomed
Last week, scientists announced the discovery of Kepler 186f, a planet 492 light years away in the Cygnus constellation. Kepler 186f is special because it marks the first planet almost exactly the sam...
10:43 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 5 Tips for Improving Your Ecommerce Revenues
Online shopping has created an efficient and enjoyable shopping experience for its users, and now, brick-and-mortar shops are trying to do just the same — by moving the online experience offline...
10:39 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Apple's New Retail Chief Will Start Next Week
Angela Ahrendts, the former CEO of Burberry, will take over as Apple's new SVP of retail next week, the company announced during an earnings call on Wednesday.Apple first announced hiring Ahrendts to ...
10:36 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable How Indestructible Is Iron Man's Suit?
The name says it all: Iron Man. When it comes to sheer indestructibility, Tony Stark's suit is the stuff of legendSee also: How Unbreakable Is Batman's Armor?Though the Iron Man suit is an ever-evolvi...
10:28 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Facebook: Auto-Play Video Ads Will Remain Small Scale This Year
Facebook doesn't expect its video auto-play News Feed ads to make a "material contribution" to ad revenues this year, COO Sheryl Sandberg said on Wednesday.In a call with analysts following Facebook's...
10:28 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 'Bing in the Classroom' Filters Web Search for Students
As more U.S. schools look to incorporate the Internet into lesson plans, Microsoft is rolling out a program that lets students surf and search the web in the classroom through a filtered lens that blo...
10:27 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable What Makes the Wolverine Unbreakable?
When you're a superhero, your wardrobe matters; you can't just roll out of bed and throw on the first shirt that isn't flagrantly wrinkled.On the contrary, paladins like the Wolverine need to have the...
10:20 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable These Daredevils BASE Jumped From the World's Tallest Building
A daredevil duo set the the Guinness World Record for highest base jump from the tallest building by leaping off the Burj Khalifa.The 4K YouTube video shows Soul Flyers World Champions Vince Reffet an...
10:16 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Virgin Galactic SpaceshipTwo: What Your $250K Flight Will Feel Like
The future of manned spaceflight is coming into focus. Whether it's through NASA's Orion program, its partnerships with private companies or in the form of the quick, space-immersion experiences that ...
10:13 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Google Street View Now Has a 'Time Machine' Feature
You can now use Google Street Viewto explore locations all over the world, including some of the top zoos, national parks and even the ocean floor.With Google's latest upgrade to Street View, users ca...
10:00 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Deep-Space Missions Can Cause 'Cognitive Deficits' in Astronauts
The first astronauts who set foot on the moon were quarantined for three weeks when they returned to Earth. Scientists weren't sure what kinds of lunar germs they might have brought back with them.Tha...
09:30 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 15 Perfectly Looped Animal GIFs Stuck in Eternal Cuteness
Humans just can't get enough of animals. We could watch nature's creatures doing mundane things forever — and now you actually can, without ever leaving the comfort of your own home.These perfec...
09:27 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable General Motors' Brand Perception Has Fallen Off a Cliff: Report
Is the worst over for General Motors?A new report finds that the company's brand perception hit rock bottom in mid-April, after the news of two separate vehicle recalls became public, but has begun to...
09:26 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Cancer Patient Raises Millions for Charity in His Biggest Bucket List Goal
Stephen Sutton, 19, was diagnosed with bowel cancer at the age of 15. When he was 17, he learned it was terminalThat's when he made a bucket list. Sutton dreamed up 46 experiences to complete in the s...
09:23 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Spoiler: Americans Can't Draw Their Home States
What does your state look like to you?Ask most Americans that question and they'll probably confidently describe a rudimentary shape for you. Ask them to draw that shape and they'll stare blankly for ...
09:21 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 100-Year-Old Woman Shares Love Story in First 'Humans of New York' Video
Shirley Hyman, age 100, has a love story for the ages.In the first mini-documentary by Humans of New York creator Brandon Stanton, Hyman sweetly reflects on her time with her late husband, Moe.See als...
09:16 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Delian Asparouhov: A Cure for Better Care
When you love what you do for work, it doesn’t feel much like work. When you focus your attention on something that elicits the best of your abilities and puts you at the center of an inspiring,...
09:16 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Experts: Without Russia, the U.S. Has No Manned Spaceflight Options
Right now, some 250 miles above Earth, a six-member crew is aboard the International Space Station: two Americans, one Japanese astronaut and three Russian cosmonauts. Back here on ground, though, the...
09:04 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable WikiLeaks Informant Manning Is Now Officially Chelsea
A judge has granted a request from WikiLeaks' most famous informant, the soldier formerly known as Bradley Edward Manning, to have her name formally changed to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.The Leavenwort...
08:50 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Secret to Avoiding Extinction: Don't Be a Picky Eater
Finicky eaters usually do not survive mass extinction events, suggests a new study on prehistoric big cats.Cougars, which will eat meat, guts, bones — the proverbial whole enchilada, survived th...
08:33 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Zynga Founder Mark Pincus to Step Down from Day-to-Day Role
Zynga founder Mark Pincus is leaving his role as chief product officer at the mobile gaming company and relinquishing his last link to the company's day-to-day operations.The news came as Zynga announ...
08:29 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Facebook Wins FTC Approval for Oculus VR Acquisition
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has given Facebook the go-ahead to acquire Oculus VR, the agency said on WednesdayFacebook announced on March 25 that it had entered into an agreement to acquire Ocul...
08:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 19 Social Media Facts That Every Marketer Should Know
Most brands, by now, recognize the power of social media and understand it's not just a passing fad. In fact, if Facebook were a country, it would have the third-highest population, behind China and I...
07:45 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Travel Back 50 Years to 1964 New York World's Fair
In 1964, the New York World's Fair opened with radical technologies and dazzling futuristic displays.Fifty-one million visitors descended on Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, N.Y. over two six-month se...
07:34 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable If You're in the U.S., Get Used to More Record Hot Temperatures
In a clear sign of global warming's impact on the U.S., record-high temperatures are increasingly outnumbering record-low temperatures, a new data visualization shows.The visualization, which is based...
07:30 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Astronomers Map Milky Way in Remarkable Detail
Astronomers are one step closer to solving a longstanding mystery — just what our Milky Way galaxy looks like.It may seem odd that a comprehensive understanding of the Milky Way's structure has ...
07:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Watch the First 50 Seconds of 'Orange Is the New Black' Season 2
Orange Is the New Black's sophomore season will begin with a seemingly delusional Piper Chapman in solitary confinement, facing punishment for pummeling fellow prison inmate Pennsatucky in the first s...
07:27 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 30 Years After the Discovery of HIV, a Timeline of AIDS Milestones
April 23 marks 30 years since the U.S. announced the discovery of what causes AIDS: a retrovirus called HTLV-III, later renamed HIV. At their 1984 press conference, in the face of one of the world's m...
07:19 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Apple Channels the Pixies in New iPhone 5S Ad
On the eve of its second-quarter earnings announcement, Apple has introduced a new tagline, "You're more powerful than you think," with a rendition of the Pixies' "Gigantic." The empowering message is...
07:13 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Pro-Russian Militants Confirm Capture of Vice Journalist Simon Ostrovsky
A spokeswoman with the pro-Russian insurgents in Sloviansk, Ukraine, confirmed on Wednesday that they have captured Vice News reporter Simon Ostrovsky and are holding him hostage."He's with us. He's f...
07:00 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable GM Engineering Chief Leaves in Post-Recall Shakeup
John Calabrese, General Motors' global head of engineering, is leaving the company as it reorganizes in the wake of recalls related to an ignition defect that has been linked to 13 deaths.Calabrese, 5...
06:43 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 5 Tips for Improving Your Ecommerce Revenues
Online shopping has created an efficient and enjoyable shopping experience for its users, and now, brick-and-mortar shops are trying to do just the same — by moving the online experience offline...
06:35 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Debris Washed Ashore in Australia Could Be From Missing Flight 370
More than a month after Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 disappeared, authorities say possible airplane debris has surfaced in Australia.According to reports, Australian police have collected "material t...
06:26 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Watch Live: NASA Astronauts Start Spacewalk
NASA astronauts Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio have started a 2.5-hour spacewalk on Wednesday to install a spare backup computer aboard the International Space StationThe spacewalk started just be...
06:26 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable NASA Astronauts Complete Spacewalk
NASA astronauts Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio completed a 1.5-hour spacewalk on Wednesday to replace a failed Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (MDM) back up computer aboard the International Space Stat...
06:20 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Study: Global Travel on the Rise in 2014
Around the world, travelers are planning more international and domestic trips for 2014 compared to 2013, according to a new study released Wednesday.In 2014, 77% of global travelers said they plan to...
06:13 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Google Street View Now Has a 'Time Machine' Feature
You can now use Google Street Viewto explore locations all over the world, including some of the top zoos, national parks and even the ocean floor.With Google's latest upgrade to Street View, users ca...
06:00 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 10 Crazy Vacation Ideas for Thrillseekers
We all have our own ideas for what makes a great vacation.Many would consider relaxing on a tropical beach and catching some rays with a Mai Tai in hand to be the perfect getaway. See also: How to Pl...
05:56 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Facebook Q1 Earnings: What to Expect
Facebook has beat Wall Street estimates with each of its last three earnings reports. Will it manage to do the same this time around?The social network is scheduled to report its March quarter earning...
05:39 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 1 Dead in Rio de Janeiro After Long Night of Violent Protests
One person is dead after protesters clashed with police in a violent riot on Tuesday night near Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, BrazilTensions in the Pavao-Pavaozinho favela have been escalating s...
05:35 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable MTV Video Music Awards Returning to California After Only 1 Year in NYC
The MTV Video Music Awards will return to California just one year after the network moved the show to New York City's Barclays Center, which marked the first time a major annual awards show made Broo...
05:27 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Ring in Secretary's Day With This 'Mad Men' Quiz
Never underestimate anyone in your office, because as Mad Men's Joan Harris once eloquently said, "One minute you're on top of the world, the next minute some secretary's running you over with a lawn ...
05:27 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable General Motors' Brand Perception Has Fallen Off a Cliff: Report
Is the worst over for General Motors?A new report finds that the company's brand perception hit rock bottom in mid-April, after the news of two separate vehicle recalls became public, but has begun to...
05:20 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 'The Sopranos' and Other Older HBO Shows Are Coming to Amazon Prime
Amazon has announced an exclusive deal to bring older HBO series to its Prime streaming service. The agreement will provide Amazon with a flood of new content in the near term as well as a steady stre...
04:39 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable There's a New Flappy Bird Spinoff, and It's Infinitely Harder
Flappy Bird, one of the most addictive (and hardest) games we've seen for the iPhone, was pulled from the App Store, but clones of the game have never stopped coming.The latest imitation, called Flapp...
04:30 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 10 Camping Tips From Bear Grylls to Help You Survive the Wild
It's time to start getting back to nature. If you're an outdoorsy type, you're probably starting to plan your first big camping trip of the season. Who better to lend a tip or two than resident badass...
04:15 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable The Hard Truth About Your Online Life
Internet, this is your lifeFrom email to social media, there comes a time in everyone's life when we need to sit up and face the truth about our online selves. And the best way to make us all see the ...
04:01 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 9 Years Later, YouTube's First Video Is Too Real for This Internet
On April 23, 2005, Jawed Karim uploaded an 18-second video to a site called YouTube that he helped create. We'll get back to that video shortly, but let's take a minute to think about what nine years ...
03:30 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Astronomers Map Milky Way in Remarkable Detail
Astronomers are one step closer to solving a longstanding mystery — just what our Milky Way galaxy looks like.It may seem odd that a comprehensive understanding of the Milky Way's structure has ...
03:22 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable OnePlus One Smartphone Is a Customizable Beast
Tech startup OnePlus debuted its first smartphone called the One, combining a sleek and customizable appearance with some really powerful specifications.Launched under the company mantra, "never settl...
03:14 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Crazy Cat People: This Video Game Understands You
Get ready, cat people — your dreams of morphing into cat are within paw's reach.Game Team Studio, the company behind meme creation website MemeChimp, have launched a Kickstarter campaign to rais...
03:05 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 5 Autism Simulations to Help You Experience Sensory Overload
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) describes a complex group of brain development disorders characterized by difficulties in social interaction, communication and behavior. Often diagnosed at a young age,...
02:34 pm -05 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable If You're in the U.S., Get Used to More Record Hot Temperatures
In a clear sign of global warming's impact on the U.S., record-high temperatures are increasingly outnumbering record-low temperatures, a new data visualization shows.The visualization, which is based...
02:30 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 10 DIY Projects to Revive Your Useless Junk
We love a good DIY project, but nothing beats one that lets you craft without spending a cent.And with spring cleaning in mind, why throw away useful materials when you could upcycle them instead? Fro...
02:26 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable NASA Astronauts Complete Spacewalk
NASA astronauts Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio completed a 1.5-hour spacewalk on Wednesday to replace a failed Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (MDM) back up computer aboard the International Space Stat...
02:06 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Internet Users Send 204 Million Emails Per Minute
A lot can happen in 60 seconds. A decent typist can write approximately 80 words, the Wright brothers can make their historical first flight five times and YouTube users upload 72 hours of footage.Whi...
01:52 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Bus Travel is the Best Bet for Budget Trips
Bus trips might be longer than other options, but you may want to reconsider the open road the next time you plan a trip.A new DePaul University study published Monday found that bus travel ...
12:45 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 5 Reasons Your Resume Doesn't Stand Out From the Crowd
The time has come to look for a job. You’ve been editing your resume like a maniac, taking in all the advice on what to take out and what verbs to use. And after much tinkering and typo elimina...
12:26 pm GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Apple Fixes Heartbleed Bug in AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule
Back in early April Apple had told us its key web-based services aren't affected by the Heartbleed security vulnerability, but it forgot to mention that some of its hardware — namely, the 2013 A...
12:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 9 Years Later, YouTube's First Video Is Too Real for This Internet
On April 23, 2005, Jawed Karim uploaded an 18-second video to a site called YouTube that he helped create. We'll get back to that video shortly, but let's take a minute to think about what nine years ...
11:41 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Jamaica Soccer Team's World Cup Dreams Need Huge Crowdfunding Save
If the Jamaica women's national soccer team can finish in the top three of its group in a qualifying campaign beginning this year, it books itself a trip to the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada.If the...
11:14 am -04 - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Crazy Cat People: This Video Game Understands You
Get ready, cat people — your dreams of morphing into cat are within paw's reach.Game Team Studio, the company behind meme creation website MemeChimp, have launched a Kickstarter campaign to rais...
11:00 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Photographer Shows the Sweet Side of Pit Bulls
Dogs bring joy, tail wags and companionship to their humans — no matter the breedPit bulls' muscular strength have earned them a label as being aggressive or dangerous, but as thousands of dogs ...
10:06 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable The NFL Playoffs Are Coming to Cable TV, Finally
When ESPN airs an NFL Wild Card matchup in January 2015, you'll hardly notice the big distinction: It'll be the first NFL playoff game to ever air on cable, period.It's a huge moment fo...
10:00 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Hotline Helps Entrepreneurs in India Build Tech Startups
Microsoft has offered tech support by phone for decades, from guiding business customers through a tricky Windows installation to making sure grandmas successfully locate Solitaire on the Start menu. ...
09:00 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable John Lennon and Yoko Ono Get Animated About Real Love
The ballad of John Lennon and Yoko Ono is one made up of profound love, timeless music and questionable album artwork.Now, with a little help from your friends at PBS, a rare interview with the couple...
08:00 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 90% of U.S. Vacationers Don't Leave Home Without Their Cellphones
In the U.S., a whopping 90% of travelers say they use their cellphones while on vacation, according to a survey by TripAdvisor released Wednesday.When you consider that 90% of American adults own a ce...
07:00 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 75% of Brands' Facebook Posts Are Photos, Study Says
Ever since Facebook officially launched Timeline for businesses in 2012, brand marketers have found increasing success at engaging their audiences on the social network.But what do brands actually pos...
06:00 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Rocki Transforms Old Speakers Into Smartphone-Ready Audio Devices
It looks like a rock and it turns any normal speaker into a wireless speaker, but the Rocki is more practical tool than cute gimmick.The Rocki was originally launched as a Kickstarter project back in ...
05:00 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable General Motors Is Trying to Limit Lawsuits Over Ignition Defect
General Motors on Monday filed a motion to limit lawsuits from consumers related to a defect with its ignition system that has prompted a recall of 2.6 million vehicles and has been linked to 13 death...
04:30 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Withings Pulse O2 Fitness Tracker Monitors Your Blood Oxygen
As competition in the fitness wearables category continues to heat up, Withings is adding a blood oxygen monitor to its latest-generation fitness tracker as a part of an effort to stand out.Called the...
04:21 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 'Breaking Bad' Death Scene Got Way Too Personal for Bryan Cranston
Actor Bryan Cranston revisited one of the most shocking Breaking Bad deaths on Tuesday during a discussion about TV psychopaths at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York CityIn season two, Cranston's c...
04:03 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable After Deaths, Ukraine Resumes Anti-Terrorism Operation
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s interim President Oleksandry Turchynov announced on Tuesday the reinstatement of an anti-terrorism operation in the country's embattled eastern regions. The annou...
04:00 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Sad Keanu No More: Twitter Account Recreates 'Speed' Line by Line
When did you last watch Speed? Keanu, Sandy, a speeding bus — it's probably been too longA Twitter account created by freelance web developer Michaela McCann can catch you up on the '90s action ...
03:45 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Now You Too Can Get Apple OS X Betas
Apple rolled out its new OS X Beta Seed Program to all Mac customers Tuesday — meaning users get to see future operating systems early.Historically, only developers (who pay $99 a year) had acce...
03:45 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable One Month After Deadly Mudslide, Obama Visits Oso
One month after a devastating mudslide tore apart the rural community of Oso, Wash., President Obama visited the area to meet with survivors, families of the dead and first responders.The toll in the ...
03:30 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable NYPD's Feel-Good Hashtag Campaign Backfires
The New York Police Department is the latest organization to see a well-meaning hashtag campaign blow up in its faceSee also: Your 9-Question Guide to the Aereo Supreme Court CaseOn Tuesday, the NYPD'...
03:25 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable NSA Finally Reveals How PRISM Works, But It's Nothing New
The NSA has finally decided to tell the world how the Internet surveillance program PRISM works, though it's been almost a year since its existence was revealed by one of the very first Edward Snowden...
02:56 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable The Supreme Court Justices, Ranked by Their Tech Savvy in the Aereo Case
As the Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a case that could have far-reaching implications for the future of digital media, the technological knowledge of the justices was on full display &...
02:49 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Stephen Colbert Visits Letterman as Himself: 'I'm Going to Do Whatever You've Done'
Stephen Colbert — very much as the man, and not the character — made his first appearance Tuesday night on the Late Show With David Letterman, his first visit since being named the la...
02:32 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Beyonce Sings Surprise Backup on Slow-Jam for Charity
It's beginning to feel like Beyoncé just loves surprises.Beyoncé teamed up again with her producer BOOTS — the same producer behind her latest self-titled album that dropped last Decem...
02:30 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Pyro Board Breathes Fiery Life Into Music
Stand back, things are about to get heated.A team of Danish physics demonstrators created this Pyro Board, which can visually represent sound waves on a 2D plane with fire.See also: 3D-Printed Ketchup...
02:21 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable One Man's Quest for the Perfect Hand: 39 Years and a 3D Printer
Jose Delgado, Jr., likes the reaction he’s getting to his new 3D-printed hand. “Wow,” his bosses at the warehouse say. "Where did you get that?” It’s the most realistic p...
01:45 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Apple Q2 Earnings: What to Expect
During Apple's second quarter earnings call a year ago, CEO Tim Cook noted that the company would have "really great stuff coming in the fall, and across all of 2014."Apple made good on its promise to...
01:30 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Fast Food CEOs Make 1,200 Times As Much as Their Workers
Economic inequality in the U.S. can be quantified in all sorts of ways. The 1% account for almost 40% of the country's wealth. The 0.1% account for more than 10% all by themselves. The combined wealth...
01:18 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Amy Poehler Is Not the Same Person as Pitbull
Who would you rather run into on the street: Amy Poehler or Pitbull? If you answered the latter, then you're about to be sorely disappointedIn the latest episode of Billy on the Street, Poehler and co...
01:06 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Your 9-Question Guide to the Aereo Supreme Court Case
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday that provided the first look at how the justices view the case between U.S. broadcasters and Aereo, the streaming television startup that provide...
01:03 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable 36 Hours in Ukraine With Joe Biden
Vice President Joe Biden is headed home after a whirlwind trip to Ukraine.Biden traveled to Kiev to meet with a handful of government leaders and send a message of support for Ukraine’s democrac...
12:59 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Producer Accused in 'Hollywood Sex Ring' Tweets Response: 'Whole-Cloth Lies'
The three Hollywood executives named in separate lawsuits by the man who accused director Bryan Singer of sexual assault have each made statements denying new abuse allegations, including a six-tweet ...
12:32 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Google Extends Glass Initiative for Nonprofits
Google extended the eligibility period for Giving Through Glass, an initiative the company launched in October to put its wearable computing device, Google Glass, in the hands of U.S. nonprofit organi...
12:22 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Twitter's New Profiles Are Now Available to Everyone
Twitter's redesigned profiles, which the company has been testing for months, are now available to everyone.The Facebook-like redesign emphasizes larger text, images and a customizable profile that is...
12:18 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable Earth Had 4th-Warmest March on Record, 7th-Warmest Year So Far
Another month has passed, and with it comes more news of warmer than average global surface temperatures, this time for the 349th straight month. Talk about a broken record.According to National Ocean...
12:00 am GMT - Wed, April 23, 2014
Mashable A GoPro Drone Is the Most Beautiful Way to Watch Fireworks
Flying high above the ground with a GoPro-equipped drone will give you the best seats in the house — hands down — during a fireworks show.A remote-controlled quadcopter outfitted with a Go...
11:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Supreme Court: Aereo Case Could Affect All Internet Storage
The future of TV was on trial Tuesday, as the Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments in the case of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc..Regardless of which side prevails, there's...
11:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Supreme Court Skeptical on Aereo, But Worried About Case's Impact
The future of TV was on trial Tuesday, as the Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments in the case of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc..Regardless of which side prevails, there's...
11:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Comcast Stems Cord-Cutting Tide With 24,000 New Subscribers
The Comcast financial juggernaut continued this winter. The largest U.S. cable operator added 24,000 new video customers to start 2014, which marked the second-consecutive quarter of growth after a 6 ...
11:25 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Mailbox 2.0 for iOS Predicts What You Want to Do With Emails
The iOS version of the popular email app Mailbox rolled out new features on Monday, supposedly making it an even more powerful tool for achieving that coveted Inbox Zero.Mailbox 2.0 is the app's first...
10:44 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Discovery Channel Turning Scrapped Everest Jump Into Avalanche Documentary
Discovery Channel is repurposing its scuttled live jump from Mount Everest as a documentary special after the deadliest single incident ever recorded on Everest killed at least 16, including 13 Nepale...
10:38 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable How Unbreakable Is Batman's Armor?
Bruce Wayne by day and vigilante by night, Batman may not have superhuman abilities, but his use of high-tech weapons, gadgets and armors make him a mighty force to be reckoned withThrough the visuali...
10:35 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable B.J. Novak: Social Media Is Making Us Better Writers
Could the next great novel be simply a collection of tweets and status updates? For most, the idea may seem preposterous. The depth allowed in literary fiction couldn't be more dissimilar to the brevi...
10:27 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable WhatsApp Hits 500 Million Active Users
Mark Zuckerberg has said repeatedly that he fully expects WhatsApp to reach one billion users. Now, the mobile messaging service is officially halfway there.WhatsApp announced Tuesday that it has hit ...
10:14 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable There's No Way Syria's Election Will Be Fair, Experts Say
As Syria's bloody civil war grinds on, the country is preparing to hold a presidential election in just six weeks.But in a nation where an Assad has ruled since 1971, the question is obvious: How fair...
10:04 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Nike FuelBand Was the First Fitness Tracker to Fall, But It Won't Be the Last
When Nike laid off big chunks of its FuelBand team on Friday, the future of fitness trackers was suddenly in question. Nike, after all, has one of the most active fitness communities in Nike+, and its...
09:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 20 Inexplicably Satisfying GIFs to Cleanse Your Internet Palate
When work-day stress begins to creep up on you, it's nice (and necessary) to take a momentary mental breakIf you spend most of your days at the computer, one of the quickest ways to find calm and comp...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable How to Ask Your Network for a Favor
There's a reason people say "it's all about who you know" when it comes to your career: Networking really has its perks. Whether they're giving you a job recommendation, introducing you to a potential...
08:38 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Energy Secretary Is So Ready to Throw First Pitch at Fenway
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy face plenty of challenges in carrying out their typical duties. Moniz, who has the most unusual hairstyle of any sitting cabinet membe...
08:25 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Google Follows Facebook, Twitter With App-Install Ads in Search, YouTube
Since 2012, Facebook has wrung profits from app-install ads. This month, we saw Twitter follow Facebook's lead. Now Google is embracing app-install ads, too, in search and via YouTube.The search giant...
08:25 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Google Follows Facebook, Twitter With App-Install Ads on YouTube
Since 2012, Facebook has wrung profits from app-install ads. This month, we saw Twitter follow Facebook's lead. Now Google is enhancing its app-install ads in search and adding them to YouTube.The sea...
08:19 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Report: Vice Journalist Captured in Eastern Ukraine
Vice journalist Simon Ostrovsky has been taken by militia in Eastern Ukraine, Mashable has learned.The reporter for Vice News, who has been filing a series of compelling video dispatches from Ukraine ...
08:19 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable American Journalist With Vice News Captured in Eastern Ukraine
Vice journalist Simon Ostrovsky has been taken by militia in Eastern Ukraine, Mashable has learned.The reporter for Vice News, who has been filing a series of compelling video dispatches from Ukraine ...
08:15 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Hubble Telescope Image Reveals a Cross Section of the Cosmos
A new photo from NASA's Hubble space telescope captures a variety of celestial objects both near and far, providing a glimpse of many different stages of cosmic history all at once.The Hubble image, r...
08:13 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable George R.R. Martin on 'Game of Thrones' Rape Scene: Book Had 'Different Dynamic'
George R.R. Martin had heard enough chatter about the Game of Thrones sex scene between Jaime and Cersei Lannister — the showrunners changed what he had written as a consensual tryst into a rape...
08:10 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Celebrate the Planet With Mashable This Earth Day
Look outside for a second. Think about how incredibly remarkable it is that we're floating around on a huge rock spinning rapidly around a giant ball of fire in an otherwise uninhabitable vacuum calle...
08:06 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 100 Songs to Celebrate the Austin City Limits Music Festival Lineup
Eminem wants you to "square dance" with him at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in October. The rapper is among the headliners, along with Pearl Jam, Outkast, Skrillex, Beck, Calvin Harris, Lana ...
07:56 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Wall Street Cheers Netflix Price Hike, Customers Shrug It Off (For Now)
Three years ago this July, Netflix announced plans to split its DVD and streaming services into two separate subscription options, effectively hiking the price by 60% for those customers who use both....
07:44 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Interactive Map Shows How the U.S. Has Warmed Since the First Earth Day
Since the very first Earth Day was celebrated in the United States in 1970, average temperatures across the U.S. have increased markedly. A new interactive graphic from Climate Central, a nonprofit re...
07:39 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Larger Version of iPhone 6 Might Be Delayed
A larger version of the next-generation iPhone is expected to come with a slimmer battery, but complications related to finding the right size could delay the launch of the model to as late as 2015.Ac...
07:18 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable AT&T and Chernin Group Commit $500 to Take on Netflix
AT&T and media investment firm The Chernin Group are putting up $500 million for the creation and development of video streaming services.The companies would look "to acquire, invest in and launch...
07:18 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable AT&T and Chernin Group Commit $500 Million to Take on Netflix
AT&T and media investment firm The Chernin Group are putting up $500 million for the creation and development of video streaming services.The companies would look "to acquire, invest in and launch...
06:49 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Brian Williams Raps 'Gin and Juice' on the 'Tonight Show'
Guess who's back with a brand new rap.Brain "B-Dubs" Williams is back at it again on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. This time, Fallon remixed Williams' words from various newscasts to make it sou...
06:45 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable AT&T Expanding Fiber-Optic Internet to 21 Major Cities
AT&T Inc. plans to extend its fastest fiber-optic Internet service to 21 major cities, further ramping up competition with Google Inc. and cable providers.The largest U.S. phone company said in a ...
06:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 3D-Printed Ketchup Cap Will Prevent That Gross, Watery Mess
If you want to get students excited about new technologies like 3D printing, you have to let them follow their passion — even if that passion is ketchup.Tyler Richards and Jonathan Thompson, two...
06:13 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 'We Have Finally Taken Back Boston': A Runner's Story
About half a mile into the 2014 Boston Marathon, my friend who was running alongside me turned and screamed, “This is the Boston Marathon!”Part of what he meant, is that the Boston Maratho...
05:55 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Everest Sherpas Pack Up for the Season After Deadly Avalanche
Some Nepalese Sherpas who take paying customers up the world's tallest mountain are quitting for the season following an avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 16 people, including 13 of their own.Aft...
05:28 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Apple Marks Earth Day by Trolling Samsung in Newspaper Ad
Apple usually refrains from attacking its rivals in ads these days, but the company has made an exception for Earth Day.A full-page ad in some newspapers on Tuesday invited competitors to copy its sus...
05:22 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Average U.S. Office Worker Uses 10,000 Sheets of Paper Per Year
While digital media theoretically lessens the need for paper — everything from e-readers to online shopping has the potential to cut down on paper usage — data shows that the average Ameri...
05:15 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Open-Source Seed Initiative Plants Resistance to Patented Crops
For Earth Day, gardeners can help ensure vegetable, fruit and grain seeds remain available to everyone by ordering a set of open-source seeds from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Gardener...
05:13 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Earth Day Google Doodle Shows a Different Animal Each Time You Click
In honor of Earth Day on Tuesday, Google has a special, animated doodle on its homepage, which shows you a different animal species each time you click on it.Some of the animals featured are the Japan...
05:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Kittens Accidentally Shipped in Box of Computer Equipment
After a restful weekend, who among us couldn't use a tiny feline Tuesday pick-me-up? Sadly, there's still no Seamless for kittens to cure your cubicle blues, otherwise we'd have at least a dozen furba...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 10 DIY Photo Filters to Think Outside the App
In the age of Instagram, a photo isn't worth its flash without a filter.But that doesn't mean you should feel confined to only what's offered on the photo-sharing app. Simply take a look around the of...
04:04 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Lytro Unveils Its Second-Generation Camera, the Illum
When Lytro first unveiled its light-field photography concept — whose most useful feature is the ability to refocus photographs around any object within them — there was a lot of excitemen...
03:52 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Aereo's Day in Court: What the Case Means for the Major Players
Aereo appears before the Supreme Court on Tuesday in a case that has far-reaching implications for everyone from the average consumer, to the largest media companies in the world.In one corner, there'...
03:52 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable TV on Trial: What the Aereo Case Means for the Major Players
Aereo appears before the Supreme Court on Tuesday in a case that has far-reaching implications for everyone from the average consumer, to the largest media companies in the world.In one corner, there'...
03:51 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 'We Call Him Putler': For Ukrainians, the Enemy Is Obvious
KIEV, Ukraine — Maidan Square in central Kiev, the scene of the upheaval that overthrew Viktor Yanukovych in February, is the home of Ukraine’s revolutionary imagination.Dozens of Ukrainia...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Captain Al Gore, He's Our Hero
Children of the '90s learned the importance of environmentalism from the animated antics of Captain Planet and the Planeteers. Adults received a more formal education by a man equally important and co...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 12 Millennial Yoga Poses for, Like, Perfect Balance
Even Millennials like to stay in shape — by their own rules, of course. These nostalgic, indie-loving, selfie-taking twenty-somethings are all about reinventing things to make them new again, in...
02:15 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Why Website Design Needs to Go Beyond Color
In general - but particularly in the design world - color is a powerful tool.It conveys moods and emotions, adds presence to designs, and builds brand identities. All too often, however, users who suf...
02:06 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 9 Simple Tips for Making Your Website Disability-Friendly
The Internet isn't always "one size fits all." Every day, inaccessible web design prevents billions of people in the disabled community from an easy online experience.For those with visual impairments...
01:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 16 Earth Porn Pics Hotter Than Global Warming
Don't worry, all of this Earth Porn is 100% safe for work.Tuesday is Earth Day, and to celebrate, we're showing off Mother Nature's sexier side with truly stunning images of this beautiful planet we c...
01:13 pm -04 - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Earth Day Google Doodle Shows a Different Animal Each Time You Click
In honor of Earth Day on Tuesday, Google has a special, animated doodle on its homepage, which shows you a different animal species each time you click on it.Some of the animals featured are the Japan...
01:09 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable At the Heart of the Battle for East Ukraine, a Self-Appointed Mayor in a Hoodie
SLOVIANSK, Ukraine - Rock music from the "Greatest Soviet Songs" disc set blared in the background as a crowd of about 40 journalists formed around a small opening in stacks of sandbags and chain-link...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Kittens Accidentally Shipped in Box of Computer Equipment
After a restful weekend, who among us couldn't use a tiny feline Tuesday pick-me-up? Sadly, there's still no Seamless for kittens to cure your cubicle blues, otherwise we'd have at least a dozen furba...
12:46 pm GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable LG G Watch Will Be Water and Dust Resistant
LG has launched a microsite for its upcoming Android Wear-based smartwatch, the LG G Watch, showing off some of the device's main features.The smartwatch, which was announced during Google's unveiling...
11:04 am -05 - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Lytro Unveils Its Second-Generation Camera, the Illum
When Lytro first unveiled its light-field photography concept — whose most useful feature is the ability to refocus photographs around any object within them — there was a lot of excitemen...
11:01 am +05 - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 49ers Fans Petition to Change Color of BART's 'Seahawks' Seats
The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) agency has just run into trouble with 49ers fans — because the seats in its brand new trains resemble the colors of the rival Seattle SeahawksNasir Safdar, a 49...
10:52 am -05 - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Aereo's Day in Court: What the Case Means for the Major Players
Aereo appears before the Supreme Court on Tuesday in a case that has far-reaching implications for everyone from the average consumer, to the largest media companies in the world.In one corner, there'...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Dutch Engineers Test Glow-in-the-Dark 'Smart Highway'
Luminescent powder in paint has given a glow to 500 meters of Dutch highway, resulting in a trial section of glow-in-the-dark road.Designer Daan Roosegaarde, who won best future concept for the idea a...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Celebrate Your Navel With a Catchy Ode to the Belly Button
Who knew your belly button was something to sing about? Whether you're an innie or an outie, those little stomach dents are pretty special.YouTube comedy channel Rhett & Link pay a little tribute ...
08:13 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Americans Want Future Tech, Just Not Drones, Implants and Humanoid Robots: Study
Good news ahead for tech and science innovators: American's are overwhelmingly optimistic about future tech, according to a new study.Conducted by Pew Research and Smithsonian Magazine, the study poll...
08:09 am -05 - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable At the Heart of the Battle for East Ukraine, a Self-Appointed Mayor in a Hoodie
SLOVIANSK, Ukraine - Rock music from the "Greatest Soviet Songs" disc set blared in the background as a crowd of about 40 journalists formed around a small opening in stacks of sandbags and chain-link...
07:55 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable The 10 Highest-Paid Sports Teams in the World
English Premier League soccer team Manchester City is the best-paid sports team in the world, according to the new Global Sports Salaries Survey published last week by Sporting Intelligence.Man City's...
07:46 am -05 - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable LG G Watch Will Be Water and Dust Resistant
LG has launched a microsite for its upcoming Android Wear-based smartwatch, the LG G Watch, showing off some of the device's main features.The smartwatch, which was announced during Google's unveiling...
07:34 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable South Korean Ferry Death Toll Rises to 104
The official death toll in South Korea's ferry disaster jumped to 104, after divers found a way to enter the submerged ship that capsized off the country's southern coast last week, authorities said T...
07:06 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 22 Songs to Celebrate Earth Day
Tuesday marks another annual celebration of Earth Day, so it's time to get in touch with the beautiful world we inhabit.Whether you plant trees, make your work area greener or simply take a moment to ...
06:37 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Aaron Sorkin on the Steve Jobs Film: He's Part Hero, Part Antihero
Aaron Sorkin's take on Steve Jobs — "one of the very few times I ended up writing what I set out to write" — will reveal both hero and anti-hero, the Social Network writer s...
06:26 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Twitter's Redesign Makes the Platform Ripe for Recruitment
The Society for Human Resource Management recently found that more than 75% of companies use social networking sites to recruit job candidates — and recruiters are often going beyond professiona...
06:01 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 49ers Fans Petition to Change Color of BART's 'Seahawks' Seats
The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) agency has just run into trouble with 49ers fans — because the seats in its brand new trains resemble the colors of the rival Seattle SeahawksNasir Safdar, a 49...
06:00 am -04 - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Dutch Engineers Test Glow-in-the-Dark 'Smart Highway'
Luminescent powder in paint has given a glow to 500 meters of Dutch highway, resulting in a trial section of glow-in-the-dark road.Designer Daan Roosegaarde, who won best future concept for the idea a...
05:40 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable No, Powdered Alcohol Is Not a Thing — Yet
Readers of the Interwebs may have been either elated or horrified to see over the weekend reports that the U.S. government had just "approved" a substance called Palcohol, or powdered alcohol, for sal...
05:40 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Sorry, Powdered Alcohol Is Not a Thing — Yet
Readers of the Interwebs may have been either elated or horrified to see over the weekend reports that the U.S. government had just "approved" a substance called Palcohol, or powdered alcohol, for sal...
05:00 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Win or Lose, Aereo Is About to Make History
Let's get ready to rumble.In less than 24 hours, Aereo, the streaming television startup that has caused broadcasters fits, will fight for its life before the Supreme Court.Aereo provides consumers wi...
04:25 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Netflix Getting Support for Amazon Fire TV's Voice Search
Amazon's Fire TV can plan on another voice-search partner later this year: Netflix.Buried in Netflix's Q2-earnings letter to shareholders was the following sentence (emphasis ours):Chromecast, Roku St...
04:07 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Aereo CEO: Broadcasters' "Strategy Was to Kill Us by Litigation"
On Tuesday, New York-based streaming TV startup Aereo faces off against every major network broadcaster (including ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, PBS, Univision and Telemundo) in a hearing in front of the United...
03:06 am -04 - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 22 Songs to Celebrate Earth Day
Tuesday marks another annual celebration of Earth Day, so it's time to get in touch with the beautiful world we inhabit.Whether you plant trees, make your work area greener or simply take a moment to ...
02:32 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Boston Marathon Runners Carry Collapsed Racer Across Finish Line
This is what it means to be Boston Strong.A runner participating in the Boston Marathon on Monday collapsed at the 26-mile marker, but that didn't stop him from finishing the race. Four other runners ...
02:30 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Google Glass Update Adds iPhone SMS Messaging and Calendar App
Just a week after Google made Glass available for purchase to the entire public for one day, it unveiled a new software update for the wearable computerThe latest software update adds SMS messaging fo...
02:16 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Nike Is Positioning Fuelband Software for Wearables Like the iWatch
When news broke late Friday that Nike had laid off part of its Fuelband fitness tracker team and had plans to abandon the corresponding hardware, some considered the announcement a failure in the wear...
02:15 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable HBO Knows How Awkward It Is to Watch HBO With Your Parents
We've all experienced it — the moment when you're devouring a movie or TV show on HBO and your parents wander in at the moment something awkward, like an explicit sex scene, pops up on the scree...
02:06 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Bryan Singer Accuser Names 3 More, Alleges Widespread 'Hollywood Sex Ring'
The man who accused X-Men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer of sexually assaulting him as a teen on Monday raised a fresh round of allegations against a trio of powerful Hollywood e...
02:00 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable 'Low-Cost' Folding Telescope Under Development at DARPA
The United States military's advanced research arm is working on a foldable space telescope that could image Earth in high resolution at a relatively low cost.The Defense Advanced Research Projects Ag...
01:10 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable GitHub Cofounder Resigns After Investigation Into Gender Harassment Allegations
Tom Preston-Werner, cofounder and president of programming network GitHub, has resigned from the company following an investigation into gender harassment allegationsGitHub launched an independent inv...
01:00 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Researchers Determine Home of Chili Pepper Farming
Chili peppers reign as the world's most widely cultivated spice crop; farmers grow them in bulk, and self-described chili-heads breed ever-spicier varieties of the fruit. But before they conquered cui...
01:00 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Reddit in Turmoil Over Censored Posts
One of the most popular sections on the user-driven news site Reddit was downgraded Monday after users discovered that moderators were removing stories that included popular terms such as "Bitcoin," "...
12:45 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Leaked Memo Reveals Nokia Will Rebrand as Microsoft Mobile
A recently leaked memo indicates that as part of its acquisition of Nokia, Microsoft plans to rename Nokia Oyj to Microsoft Mobile OyThe memo, discovered by a site called NokiaPowerUser, appears to be...
12:30 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable It's Raining Food (in Slow Motion)!
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Mashable It's Raining Food. In Slow Motion.
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Mashable A Netflix Price Hike Is On the Way
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12:17 am GMT - Tue, April 22, 2014
Mashable Google Smart Contact Lenses Move Closer to Reality
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Mashable This Year May Be the Slowest Start to the U.S. Tornado Season, Ever
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Mashable DreamWorks Unleashes First 5 Minutes of 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'
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Mashable Tim Cook Narrates Apple Ad on Saving the Planet
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11:24 pm GMT - Mon, April 21, 2014
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Mashable U.S. Must Release Legal Justification for Drone Strikes, Court Rules
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Mashable These Are the Twitter Accounts That Turkey Banned
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Mashable 'Silicon Valley' Renewed for Second Season by HBO
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Mashable Every Game Boy Model From the Past 25 Years
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Mashable Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Review: Beauty, Brains and a Beach Body
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Mashable An 11-Year-Old Rapper Is Dividing YouTube
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Mashable Birchbox Raises $60 Million to Shake Up the Beauty Industry
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Mashable Senator Nearly Hit by Train During a Train Safety Event
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Mashable Every Major 'Game of Thrones' Death, Ranked
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Mashable The Connected Fashion Empire of Victoria Beckham
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Mashable What Fruits and Vegetables Would Look Like Under an MRI Scanner
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Mashable DreamWorks Unleashes First 5 Minutes of 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'
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Mashable Nike Is Positioning Fuelband Software for Wearables Like the iWatch
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Mashable NASA Budget Cuts Hinder Study of Asteroid Impacts
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Mashable Marvel Universe Live: A First Look at the Traveling Superhero Circus
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Mashable Square: No, We Haven't Been in Acquisition Talks
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Mashable South Korea President: Ferry Captain's Actions Were Like 'Murder'
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06:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 21, 2014
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Mashable Syria Will Hold Presidential Elections on June 3
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Mashable Watch Live: The Boston Marathon
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05:13 pm GMT - Mon, April 21, 2014
Mashable Follow Live: The Boston Marathon
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Mashable American Runner Wins Boston Marathon
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Mashable 'Silicon Valley' Episode 3 Recap: Stupid Name, Smart Satire
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Mashable Teen Stowaway Survives Flight to Hawaii Inside Jet Wheel
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Mashable Killer Cyber-Puddles Attack! And Other 'Transcendence' Tech That's All Wet
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Mashable 6 CEO Productivity Tips to Steal for Yourself
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Mashable 6 Easy Changes to Make Any Office Greener
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02:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 21, 2014
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Mashable 9 Apps and Resources to Learn American Sign Language
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01:53 pm GMT - Mon, April 21, 2014
Mashable Quentin Tarantino to Rework Leaked Script for 'The Hateful Eight'
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Mashable 'Mad Men' Episode 2 Recap: Don Gets Nervous on a Date
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11:11 am GMT - Mon, April 21, 2014
Mashable How 'Minecraft' is Transforming Developing Cities Around the World
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Mashable Viral Video Recap: Easter Eggs, Peeps and Fake Drake
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08:12 am GMT - Mon, April 21, 2014
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Episode 3 Recap: 6 Big Clues in the Westeros Whodunit
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Mashable Should You Leave a Stable Job to Start Your Own Company?
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07:54 am GMT - Mon, April 21, 2014
Mashable Oculus Rift Now Lets You Ride the 'Back to the Future' Hoverboard
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Mashable Shoot in Soft Pastel Colors for Our Photo Challenge
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06:33 am GMT - Mon, April 21, 2014
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Mashable This is How the Vatican Will Digitize Millions of its Documents
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05:48 am GMT - Mon, April 21, 2014
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Mashable Decorate Easter Eggs for Our Vine Challenge
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04:02 am -03 - Mon, April 21, 2014
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Mashable Soccer Fans Protesting E-Ticketing System Clash With Police in Turkey
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02:23 am GMT - Mon, April 21, 2014
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01:19 am GMT - Mon, April 21, 2014
Mashable The Virtual Reality Renaissance Is Here, But Are We Ready?
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Mashable Must Reads: The AIM We Never Knew, Vacation in Chernobyl and More
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Mashable Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, Boxer Wrongly Convicted of Murder, Dead at 76
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Mashable Glenn Greenwald: Pulitzer May Help Change Public Perception of NSA Leaks
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Mashable Malaysia Discusses Financial Support for MH370 Family Members
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Mashable Job Searching? 500Plus Openings in IT, Web Design and More
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Mashable South Korean Ferry Evacuation Efforts Plagued By Confusion
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Mashable Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, Boxer Wrongly Convicted of Murder, Dead at 76
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Mashable 3 Killed in Ukraine Gun Battle; Kiev and Moscow Trade Blame
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Mashable General Mills Backtracks on Legal Policy After Angering Facebook Users
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06:30 pm GMT - Sun, April 20, 2014
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Mashable The Videophone Turns 50: The Historic Failure That Everybody Wanted
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Mashable What Drugs Are Twitter Users Talking About Right Now?
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Mashable 10 Ways To IKEA Your Wedding
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Mashable South Korean Ferry Evacuation Efforts Plagued By Confusion
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Mashable 10 Ways To IKEA Your Wedding
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Mashable A Soccer Star's Transition From the Pitch to YouTube
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Mashable The Loch Ness Monster: Only on iOS
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Mashable A-Sides and B-Sides: Record Store Day Lives On
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Mashable Drone Shoots Epic Footage of SpaceX Rocket Launch and Controlled Landing
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Mashable The Loch Ness Monster: Only on iOS
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Mashable Hands On With Facebook's Nearby Friends
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Mashable Nike Layoffs Add Fuel to Apple iWatch Rumors
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Mashable Healthcare.gov on Heartbleed: Actually, Do Change Your Passwords
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12:24 am GMT - Sun, April 20, 2014
Mashable Submarine-Led Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 May End Within a Week
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12:20 am GMT - Sun, April 20, 2014
Mashable 22 Victorious Accomplishments in Stoner Engineering
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Mashable Drone Shoots Epic Footage of SpaceX Rocket Launch and Controlled Landing
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11:46 pm GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Toronto Already Won the NBA Trolling Championship
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Mashable Ukraine Deal Resisted by Pro-Russian Factions in East
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Mashable 5 Can't-Miss Apps: Solar Walk for Android and More
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Mashable Nike Layoffs Add Fuel to Apple iWatch Rumors
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Mashable Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia Will Soon Be the World's Tallest Building
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Mashable Travelers Head to Colorado to Celebrate 4/20
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Mashable Hands On With Facebook's Nearby Friends
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Mashable Turn the Family Car Into a Connected Fleet Vehicle
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Mashable 9 Helpful Storage Solutions for Small Spaces
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Mashable South Korean Ferry Captain Says Frigid Waters Delayed Evacuation
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05:30 pm GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Artist Captures Spontaneity in Everyday Objects With an iPhone
Artist Brock Davis doesn't just rely on pen and paper to manifest his wit. From fruits and veggies to googly eyes, the mediums that make up his extensive portfolio are endlessOne of his ongoing projec...
05:30 pm GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Artist Turns Everyday Objects Into Clever Artwork With an iPhone
Artist Brock Davis doesn't just rely on pen and paper to manifest his wit. From fruits and veggies to googly eyes, the mediums that make up his extensive portfolio are endlessOne of his ongoing projec...
05:24 pm -07 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Submarine-Led Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 May End Within a Week
An unmanned submarine called the Bluefin-21 is scheduled to finish searching the Indian Ocean seabed for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within one week, according to multiple reports.Nearly a month and ...
05:00 pm +10 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Kitestring App Texts Your Friends If You Don't Make It Home
"Let me know when you get home." We've probably all said this to a friend or family member at some point after parting ways for the night. And, if you're like me, you usually forget by the time you ge...
04:46 pm -07 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Toronto Already Won the NBA Trolling Championship
The NBA's only Canadian franchise is a little edgier than we thought, eh? Before the Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets squared off in the first game of their opening-round NBA playoffs series on Satur...
04:27 pm -07 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Ukraine Deal Resisted by Pro-Russian Factions in East
As politicians and diplomats seek to solidify a deal aiming to stabilize Ukraine's volatile political climate, pro-Russian factions in the eastern part of the country appear more defiant than everOn S...
04:11 pm -07 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable 5 Can't-Miss Apps: Solar Walk for Android and More
Between Google revealing more details about its modular smartphones and all the cool tech coming out of the New York International Auto Show, you may have overlooked some of the best new apps from thi...
04:00 pm -03 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Turn the Family Car Into a Connected Fleet Vehicle
Drivers often approach the idea of connected cars along the lines of a one-to-one ratio: one driver to one car linked by a data-gathering and reporting interface that opens up new aspects of the opera...
03:47 pm -07 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Nike Layoffs Add Fuel to Apple iWatch Rumors
Layoffs at Nike's FuelBand unit took many by surprise when the news broke Friday, a move that has further fueled speculation that Apple may be working with the sports-apparel maker to develop an iWatc...
03:04 pm GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable 8 Modern Gadgets That Look Like They Macarena'd Out of the '90s
The dream of the '90s is alive in modern technologyThe decade, which left its mark in the form of absurdly colorful outfits and zany cartoons, has never really left the building. It's still a popular ...
03:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Turn the Family Car Into a Connected Fleet Vehicle
Drivers often approach the idea of connected cars along the lines of a one-to-one ratio: one driver to one car linked by a data-gathering and reporting interface that opens up new aspects of the opera...
01:55 pm -04 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable South Korean Ferry Captain Says Frigid Waters Delayed Evacuation
The captain of the South Korean ferry that sank Wednesday, leaving 300 people missing or dead, said Saturday that he had feared passengers would be swept away in frigid seawater if he had issued an ev...
10:55 am -07 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable South Korean Ferry Captain Says Frigid Waters Delayed Evacuation
The captain of the South Korean ferry that sank Wednesday, leaving 300 people missing or dead, said Saturday that he had feared passengers would be swept away in frigid seawater if he had issued an ev...
09:02 am +05 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Underlings
I don't know about you, but I'm pretty tired of seeing robots and artificial intelligence systems get kicked aroundThe Jonny Depp movie Transcendence hits theater screens Friday, and it's only the lat...
08:17 am +05 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable This Fan-Made Spider-Man Web Shooter Really Works
A German laser-weapons hobbyist has put together a Spider-Man-inspired web shooter that shoots a harpoon-tipped fishing line instead of a liquid webPatrick Priebe, who's no stranger to making real-lif...
07:27 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Don't Speak — Sing! Gwen Stefani Tapped for Judge's Chair on 'The Voice'
Gwen Stefani is about to hollaback at her favorite contestants on NBC’s The Voice.The No Doubt frontwoman has signed on to be a judge on the singing competition while Christina Aguilera goes on ...
07:00 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Kitestring App Texts Your Friends If You Don't Make It Home
"Let me know when you get home." We've probably all said this to a friend or family member at some point after parting ways for the night. And, if you're like me, you usually forget by the time you ge...
06:10 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Nike Fires FuelBand Team in Move to Ditch Wearables
Nike made an abrupt exit from the crowded wearable technology market Friday. The sportswear giant fired much of the team responsible for the development of its FuelBand and shelved plans for a new ver...
06:00 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Republican Candidate Shoots Drone in Campaign Ad
Drones are a hot topic these days — but not everyone is a big fan of the idea of having flying robots meander through America's skiesTake Matt Rosendale, a GOP House candidate from Montana, who ...
04:45 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable How Christians Observe Good Friday Around the World
Before the celebration of a resurrection on Easter, Christians pay respect and remember sacrifice.In the Christian faith, Good Friday — the Friday before Easter Sunday — marks the crucifix...
04:30 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable iBeacons Are Ready for Showtime at the Tribeca Film Festival
The Tribeca Film Festival is getting iBeaconified. The annual film festival is taking advantage of one of 2014's hottest tech trends by integrating iBeacon support in its official iOS app and at venue...
04:15 am +05 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable NASA Moon Probe Crashes Into Lunar Surface as Planned
NASA's newest moon probe met its end during a vaporizing crash into the lunar surface Thursday night.The space agency's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft (LADEE for short) made...
04:00 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Get Well, Craig Sager: 5 of His Sweetest Suits
The 2014 NBA playoffs will miss Craig Sager. TNT's star sideline reporter is out for the postseason to undergo treatment for leukemiaSager's son announced on Twitter on Thursday night that his father ...
03:32 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Underlings
I don't know about you, but I'm pretty tired of seeing robots and artificial intelligence systems get kicked aroundThe Jonny Depp movie Transcendence hits theater screens Friday, and it's only the lat...
03:07 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Climbing Mount Everest Will Always Be Dangerous
Deaths at Mount Everest are not particularly common, but they're far from rare, and they will continue to happen so long as people continue to ascend the world's tallest mountain.Friday's tragedy R...
03:00 am +05 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Google's Project Tango Will Power NASA Robots in Space
Just two months after Google announced Project Tango — an experimental Android-powered smartphone with 3D sensors — its Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) team is working to get a pro...
02:47 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable This Fan-Made Spider-Man Web Shooter Really Works
A German laser-weapons hobbyist has put together a Spider-Man-inspired web shooter that shoots a harpoon-tipped fishing line instead of a liquid webPatrick Priebe, who's no stranger to making real-lif...
02:30 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable 10 Countries With the Fastest Netflix Speeds
According to Netflix's latest ISP Speed Index, which is released monthly, the United States has the eighth-fastest Netflix speeds in the world, clocking in at 2.2 Mbps. The Netherlands have the fastes...
02:00 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable What Can IFTTT Do for You?
In the latest video of our Mobile Minute series, we discuss the powerful web service IFTTT ("If This Then That"). While IFTTT has been around since 2010, the company has only recently started to work ...
01:45 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable No Yolk, These Painted Pop Culture Eggs Are Insane
Before you scoff at the silly idea of dying eggs for Easter, consider these art pop masterpieces that dwarf the ones you made at home.Using paint instead of dye, artist Barak Hardley uses eggs like a ...
01:45 am -03 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable How Christians Observe Good Friday Around the World
Before the celebration of a resurrection on Easter, Christians pay respect and remember sacrifice.In the Christian faith, Good Friday — the Friday before Easter Sunday — marks the crucifix...
01:10 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Plan a Trip to These Ancient Destinations Before Everyone Does
Friday is World Heritage Day, an annual celebration of the many monuments and historical sites around the world.Most people are familiar with famous world heritage sites like the Egyptian pyramids or ...
12:58 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Despite Paywalls, Newspapers Still Bled Red Ink in 2013
Circulation growth, mobile ads and digital paywalls narrowed newspapers' losses, but failed to offset declining advertising revenue as newspaper income continued to drop in 2013.Overall revenue was of...
12:45 am +03 - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Wa-hoo! It's-a 'Super Mario' Theme Played on Wine Glasses
There are two unmistakable melodies from childhood — the delightful sound of the ice cream truck approaching and the Super Mario Bros. theme song.YouTube music-maker Dan Newbie took the latter a...
12:30 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable Man Eats 100 Peeps in 2 Stomach-Turning Minutes
Peeps are both a blessing and a curse upon the Easter seasonOn one hand, it's tough to resist these adorable little marshmallow critters. On the other, they're not something you actually want to inges...
12:25 am GMT - Sat, April 19, 2014
Mashable With Bagpipes and Bobbleheads, Rob Ford Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign
Canada is "Ford Nation," and we don't mean the car.Rob Ford kicked off his re-election campaign for mayor at an event on Thursday in Toronto, complete with bagpipes blaring, signs reading "Ford Nation...
11:25 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Internet Freedom Crackdown: China Jails Blogger, Shuts Down Sites
China is stepping up its long-running crackdown on Internet freedom this week, launching a new campaign to purge the web of porn while jailing a blogger for spreading "rumors" online.Qin Zhihui, a blo...
11:20 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable NBA Fan's 'Mount Spursmore' Haircut Belongs in the Louvre
Here's an abbreviated list of art masters: Picasso, Rembrandt ... now Joe the barber.The haircut you see below is called "Mount Spursmore" and it's just the latest masterpiece from San Antonio barber ...
11:13 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Airbnb Closes Funding Round at $10 Billion Valuation
Airbnb has closed a large round of funding at an 11-figure valuation, according to multiple reportsThe Wall Street Journal reports hearing from sources that Airbnb has sealed a deal to raise $450 mill...
11:07 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Watch Live: SpaceX Launches Rocket to International Space Station
If everything goes to plan, SpaceX will be launching a rocket bound for the International Space Station at 3:25 p.m. ET on Friday — and you can watch live on Mashable. It will be the most import...
11:07 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable SpaceX Launches Rocket to International Space Station
SpaceX launched a rocket bound for the International Space Station on Friday — but what happens next has everyone sitting on the edge of their seats.With the Dragon capsule safely in orbit and w...
10:48 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable The Internet According to Bill Clinton's White House
Let the record show: Bill Clinton's White House was one of the first to warn us that not everything we read on the Internet is true — way back in 1995.Approximately 7,500 pages of records from B...
10:45 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable NASA Moon Probe Crashes Into Lunar Surface As Planned
NASA's newest moon probe met its end during a vaporizing crash into the lunar surface Thursday night.The space agency's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft (LADEE for short) made...
10:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Awkward Moment Seal Is the Meme for All Your Slippery Situations
In case you tried to forget all those embarrassing moments when you just wanted to crawl out of your own skin, never fear: Awkward Moment Seal is hereThe newest meme-ber of the advice animal kingdom i...
10:21 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Self-Castrated Rapper Gives New Meaning to YOLO
You may have thought you were having a bad week — but at least you're not rapper Andre Johnson. The rapper, who is loosely affiliated with the Wu-Tang Clan, cut off his own penis and then jumpe...
10:21 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Lamarr Wilson on the Most WTF Story of the Week
Andre Johnson, a rapper loosely affiliated with the Wu-Tang Clan, cut off his own penis and then jumped off of the second-floor balcony of his North Hollywood apartment this week. While Johnson surviv...
10:10 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Dutch Student Sells All of His Personal Data for 350 Euros
A Dutch student has taken the bold decision to sell all his data at auction. It's a decision that should make us think about the future of our own information.In an auction on April 12, Shawn Buckles ...
10:07 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable A Simple Guide to the Aereo Supreme Court Case
Next week the United States Supreme Court will hear a case pitting Aereo, the startup that streams free-to-air broadcast TV to your home, against the broadcasters that provide this television content....
09:58 pm -03 - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Despite Paywalls, Newspapers Still Bled Red Ink in 2013
Circulation growth, mobile ads and digital paywalls narrowed newspapers' losses, but failed to offset declining advertising revenue as newspaper income continued to drop in 2013.Overall revenue was of...
09:45 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Wa-hoo! It's-a 'Super Mario' Theme Played on Wine Glasses
There are two unmistakable melodies from childhood — the delightful sound of the ice cream truck approaching and the Super Mario Bros. theme song.YouTube music-maker Dan Newbie took the latter a...
09:40 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Microsoft's Windows Phone User Review Policy Puts Spotlight on Apple
Microsoft, ever eager to cozy up to developers, is making a change to the Windows Phone Store that should please them. App developers will now be able to respond to user reviews, leaving Apple the onl...
09:40 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Microsoft's Windows Phone App Review Policy Puts Spotlight on Apple
Microsoft, ever eager to cozy up to developers, is making a change to the Windows Phone Store that should please them. App developers will now be able to respond to user reviews, leaving Apple the onl...
09:36 pm +03 - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Why Snowden Pushed Putin on the Spying Question
It seems Edward Snowden had an ulterior motive when he appeared on live TV to ask Russian President Vladimir Putin whether he spied on millions of Russians.Snowden's questions gave Putin a chance to c...
09:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Google's Project Tango Will Power NASA Robots in Space
Just two months after Google announced Project Tango — an experimental Android-powered smartphone with 3D sensors — its Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) team is working to get a pro...
09:25 pm -03 - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable With Bagpipes and Bobbleheads, Rob Ford Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign
Canada is "Ford Nation," and we don't mean the car.Rob Ford kicked off his re-election campaign for mayor at an event on Thursday in Toronto, complete with bagpipes blaring, signs reading "Ford Nation...
09:11 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Watch the Guys of One Direction Morph Into Each Other's Faces
One Direction's new video for "You & I," reminiscent of Michael Jackson's "Black or White," has some odd face-morphing special effects.See also: Adult One Direction Fans Share the Story of Their L...
09:01 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Facebook Adds Features to Paper, Says Slow Growth Is No Concern
Facebook Paper, the standalone news reader app the company launched in January, released its first significant app update Friday — adding a couple new features to the News Feed section of the ap...
08:45 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable What Went Wrong Aboard the Sunken South Korean Ferry
Nearly 30 people are dead with hundreds still missing after a ferry listed and sunk off the southern coast of South Korea on WednesdayWhile the cause has yet to be identified, prosecutors have asked a...
08:32 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable NBA Playoffs: 9 Reasons to Get Pumped for Highest-Level Hoops
An exceptionally fun, exciting and just generally stupendous NBA regular season ended on Wednesday night. Cue sad faces all around, sports fans.But — happy faces, you guys! — the NBA playo...
08:32 pm -07 - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Underlings
I don't know about you, but I'm pretty tired of seeing robots and artificial intelligence systems get kicked aroundThe Jonny Depp movie Transcendence hits theater screens Friday, and it's only the lat...
08:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Man Eats 100 Peeps in 2 Stomach-Turning Minutes
Peeps are both a blessing and a curse upon the Easter seasonOn one hand, it's tough to resist these adorable little marshmallow critters. On the other, they're not something you actually want to inges...
08:22 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Archaeologists Find Ancient Puppy Paw Prints on Roman Tiles
The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England."They are beautiful finds, as they ...
08:00 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Kansas City Police Arrest Highway Shootings Suspect
The Kansas City Police announced Thursday they a suspect has been arrested in a monthlong string of roadway shootings that began in early March.Police say most of the shootings took place on highways,...
07:36 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Shonda Rhimes Shares 'Scandal' Blooper Reel After Bonkers Season 3 Finale
Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers for season three, episode 18 of Scandal. If you have not watched the episode, stop reading now.Season three of Scandal wrapped up with an election-altering c...
07:33 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable If 'Game of Thrones' Was Written From Hodor's Perspective
Hodor, everyone's favorite banner man on Game of Thones, may seem like an open book. However, beneath that burly exterior lies a deep and complex soul just waiting to open up and show the world who he...
07:33 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable If 'Game of Thrones' Were Written From Hodor's Perspective
Hodor, everyone's favorite banner man on Game of Thones, may seem like an open book. However, beneath that burly exterior lies a deep and complex soul just waiting to open up and show the world who he...
07:32 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Marian Bechtel: Saving Lives One Chord at a Time
There are countless scientists and innovators—at universities, in laboratories, and in the field across every continent—using technology to further the peace and prosperity of mankind. In ...
07:30 pm -07 - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable 10 Countries With the Fastest Netflix Speeds
According to Netflix's latest ISP Speed Index, which is released monthly, the United States has the eighth-fastest Netflix speeds in the world, clocking in at 2.2 Mbps. The Netherlands have the fastes...
07:23 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Michaels Confirms Security Breach Affected 3 Million Debit, Credit Cards
Michaels Stores, largest arts and crafts chain in the United States, has acknowledged that a security breach first reported in January affected up to 3 million customer credit and debit card accounts....
07:03 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable You Can Now Try Google Glass at Home Before You Buy It
For those curious about trying Google Glass before shelling out $1,500, Google is launching a free try-it-at-home pilot for the high-tech specs.First spotted by 9to5Mac, the Reddit user clide posted a...
06:57 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Global Warming Had Key Role in California Drought, Eastern Cold: Study
A new study has found that manmade global warming likely intensified an unusual weather pattern that led to both the California drought and the cold and snowy winter in the eastern U.SThe study, accep...
06:52 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Elon Musk on Risky SpaceX Launch: If It Works, It's the Biggest Thing We've Done
HAWTHORNE, California — If he can pull it off, it will be the most important thing SpaceX has accomplished to date, CEO Elon Musk tells Mashable.At 5 p.m. on Thursday, less than 24 hours before ...
06:52 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Elon Musk on Risky SpaceX Test: If It Works, It's the Biggest Thing We've Done
HAWTHORNE, California — If he can pull it off, it will be the most important thing SpaceX has accomplished to date, CEO Elon Musk tells Mashable.At 5 p.m. on Thursday, less than 24 hours before ...
06:46 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable HTC Turns to Samsung's Former CMO for Marketing Help
Sometimes making a quality product is the tough part for tech companies. For HTC, however, the problem is marketing those productsThe HTC One has been praised as the best Android phone by many reviewe...
06:36 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Why Snowden Pushed Putin on the Spying Question
It seems Edward Snowden had an ulterior motive when he appeared on live TV to ask Russian President Vladimir Putin whether he spied on millions of Russians.Snowden's questions gave Putin a chance to c...
05:46 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Uber Adds $1 'Safe Rides Fee'
UberX rides will now be subject to an additional $1 "Safe Rides Fee" as the company looks to offset rising insurance costs.UberX is the cheaper arm of Uber, the much-hyped transportation startup that ...
05:45 pm -04 - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Wa-hoo! It's-a 'Super Mario' Theme Played on Wine Glasses
There are two unmistakable melodies from childhood — the delightful sound of the ice cream truck approaching and the Super Mario Bros. theme song.YouTube music-maker Dan Newbie took the latter a...
05:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Sony Wins a Console Battle Against Microsoft
Sony won the 2013 battle against Microsoft over competing console upgrades, posting 7 million PlayStation 4 sales versus 5 million Xbox One sales.The two consoles went head-to-head in November, when t...
05:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Xbox One Sales Top 5 Million
One day after Sony posted sales of 7 million for the PlayStation 4, Microsoft has released numbers for its Xbox One console: 5 million in salesThe two consoles went head-to-head in November, when the ...
05:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Celebrate National Parks Week With Crowdsourced Artwork
Aaron Perry-Zucker first learned about the Federal Arts Project in high school. What he didn't know was how instrumental he would be in reviving its use of art to inspire tourism to the U.S. National ...
05:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Celebrate National Park Week With Crowdsourced Artwork
Aaron Perry-Zucker first learned about the Federal Arts Project in high school. What he didn't know was how instrumental he would be in reviving its use of art to inspire tourism to the U.S. National ...
05:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable 14 Gorgeous Posters to Celebrate National Parks Week
Aaron Perry-Zucker first learned about the Federal Arts Project in high school. What he didn't know was how instrumental he would be in reviving its use of art to inspire tourism to the U.S. National ...
05:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable 14 Gorgeous Posters to Celebrate National Park Week
Aaron Perry-Zucker first learned about the Federal Arts Project in high school. What he didn't know was how instrumental he would be in reviving its use of art to inspire tourism to the U.S. National ...
05:30 pm -07 - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Man Eats 100 Peeps in 2 Stomach-Turning Minutes
Peeps are both a blessing and a curse upon the Easter seasonOn one hand, it's tough to resist these adorable little marshmallow critters. On the other, they're not something you actually want to inges...
05:25 pm -07 - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable With Bagpipes and Bobbleheads, Rob Ford Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign
Canada is "Ford Nation," and we don't mean the car.Rob Ford kicked off his re-election campaign for mayor at an event on Thursday in Toronto, complete with bagpipes blaring, signs reading "Ford Nation...
05:00 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable LinkedIn Hits 300 Million Users Amid Mobile Push
LinkedIn proudly broadcasted its increasing mobile traffic last week, but that's not the only growth the company is experiencingLinkedIn announced Friday it has reached 300 million registered users, a...
04:35 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable 6 Must-See Things at the New York Auto Show
The New York International Auto Show will open to the public on Friday, giving car fans direct access to the best of the current crop of automobiles — as well as a look into their futureBut ther...
04:35 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable 6 Things You Gotta See at the New York Auto Show
The New York International Auto Show will open to the public on Friday, giving car fans direct access to the best of the current crop of automobiles — as well as a look into their futureBut ther...
04:33 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable North Korea's Marathon: A Rare Chance to Tour Pyongyang on Foot
News from North Korea is rarely positive and often exaggerated. Recent rumors coming out of the country have included everything from executions by packs of dogs to government-mandated haircuts, and t...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable 13 Super Gross Things You Do Every Day
Newsflash, humans: You're disgusting!On a daily basis, the average human consumes, inhales, touches and produces absolute filth without a second thought. Even before you wake up, your body is producin...
04:25 pm -07 - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Internet Freedom Crackdown: China Jails Blogger, Shuts Down Sites
China is stepping up its long-running crackdown on Internet freedom this week, launching a new campaign to purge the web of porn while jailing a blogger for spreading "rumors" online.Qin Zhihui, a blo...
04:03 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Raise Your Glass to a 'Mad Men' Drinking Game
Advertising is based on happiness — and a lot of alcoholWhile you’re tuning in to the final season of Mad Men, we invite you to raise your glass to a drinking game even Don Draper couldn&#...
03:59 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Chaos Grips Kiev as Ukraine's Military Struggles to Defend the Homeland
KIEV, Ukraine — It is now clear that Ukraine is experiencing an invasion in all but nameMasked, armed soldiers carrying automatic weapons in full military dress have taken control of several key...
03:39 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Cortana vs. Siri: Battle of the Virtual Assistants
With Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft is taking on Siri, Apple's chatty assistant in the iPhone. In Microsoft's corner is Cortana, a brand-new virtual personality that shares the same name as Master Chief...
03:04 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable 11 Musicians on Tumblr Who Hit the Right Note
Welcome to Tumblr, Lana Del Rey.The singer is the latest in a slew of songbirds taking up social residence on the blogging site. The hyperreal online mecca, where everything is beautiful and nothing h...
02:56 pm +08 - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable The Ultimate Chelsea Clinton Baby Shower Gift Guide
It's less than 24 hours since Chelsea Clinton announced that she was pregnant, and expectations are already high for the unborn child. America finally has its own Royal Baby, of sorts, to look forward...
02:56 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Mount Everest Avalanche Kills 13 Climbers
The deadliest ever avalanche on Mount Everest killed 13 and seriously wounded 3 Sherpa guides Friday, The Guardian reportsSeveral others are missing, and the rescue teams are looking for them, said Ti...
02:56 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable 13 Nepalese Climbers Killed in Mount Everest Avalanche
One of the deadliest avalanches ever to occur on Mount Everest killed 13 and seriously wounded 3 Sherpa guides on Friday, The Guardian reportsSeveral others are missing and rescue teams are combing th...
02:45 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable The Complete Workout Guide for Binge Watchers
Netflix is like a crazy couch glue. You can innocently tell yourself, "Just one episode!" But you'll still fall into some kind of inexplicable time portal, and it's suddenly 3:00 a.m. and you're 10 e...
02:35 pm +08 - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Heartbleed Aftershock: The New Certificate Threat
Ten days after the Heartbleed bug was first revealed to the public, companies are scrambling to patch servers and update software. But the crisis isn't over.See also: The Heartbleed Hit List: The Pass...
02:17 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant for South Korea Ferry Captain as Death Toll Rises to 28
Prosecutors have asked a South Korean court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the ferry that sank on Wednesday, the Associated Press reportsLee Joon-seok, 68, reportedly left the ship's br...
02:15 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable Fix These 5 Email Marketing Missteps Right Now
The email marketing train is a constant and fast-moving one. It is hard to get off at the high speed and seemingly even harder to slow it down and take in the view. Many email marketers find it very h...
02:08 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable 7 Incognito Wearables You'd Never Guess Were Gadgets
The state of wearables seems to be divided into two contrasting design ideas: the visible and the subtle.On one side, wearable tech is futuristic and cool, and the design of objects should reflect tha...
02:03 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
Mashable 35 Secret Hideouts of Fictional Heroes
To the Batcave! Now if only Google Maps would show us where that was ...Every hero needs a hideaway. Han Solo has the Millennium Falcon, the Avengers have their mansion and Spider-Man has Aunt May's h...
01:17 pm GMT - Fri, April 18, 2014
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Mashable 60Plus Events in Social Media, Entrepreneurship and More
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Mashable Snowden Asks Putin on Live TV If He Spies on Russians
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Mashable Mathematicians' New App May Have the Answer for Jet Lag
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04:00 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Poof! Speakers Disappear at Bang & Olufsen's Concept Store
If Admiral Ackbar had anything to say about Bang & Olufsen's new concept store in Midtown Manhattan, it would be, "It's a trap!"See also: Apple to Open First Store in TurkeyThat's because the high...
03:52 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Samsung Saw Opportunity in Steve Jobs' Death, Emails Reveal
It's not a smoking gun in legal terms, but a series of emails that leaked out of the ongoing Apple v. Samsung trial Wednesday certainly didn't show the South Korean tech giant in the best possible mor...
03:36 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Police Make Arrest After Fraudster Exploits Heartbleed to Steal Taxpayer Data
Canadian police have arrested and charged a man who allegedly exploited the Heartbleed bug to steal personal data, including social security numbers, from the Canada Revenue Agency's website.The arres...
03:12 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Real-Life Joffrey Smiles About 'Game of Thrones' Purple Wedding
Warning: Game of Thrones spoilers ahead.Looks like even Jack Gleeson — the actor who played Joffrey Baratheon on Game of Thrones — is happy his character diedThe terrible boy-king kicked t...
03:03 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Is the Spider-Man and X-Men Movie Team-Up for Real?
Spider-Man and the X-Men — together at last on the big screen? Well, sort of.Word came down Wednesday that the post-credits “stinger” at the end of Amazing Spider-Man 2 featured Myst...
02:52 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Barry Gibb Picks Tour Opener: Band That Serenaded SXSW Crash Victim
This is a quick tale of positive karma.Former Bee Gees front man Barry Gibb, the last surviving member of the genre-blurring music group, has chosen Jared & The Mill as the opening act of his U.S....
02:41 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Yahoo Sets Sights On Bumping Google From Apple's Mobile Products, Report Says
Yahoo's efforts to reinvent its search reportedly have some grand ambitions.CEO Marissa Mayer wants to supplant Google as Apple's default search on mobile products, according to a report from Re/code....
02:30 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable The Underwater Drone Helping Search for Flight MH370
If wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is ever discovered, an underwater drone could very well be the first thing to spot it.The Bluefin-21 was contracted by the U.S. Navy to dive into the so...
01:24 am -04 - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable North Korean Officials Target Hair Salon Over Kim Jong-un Diss
Apparently not all publicity is good publicity in the eyes of North Korea — especially when it comes to state-mandated haircuts.A London hair salon was targeted last week by alleged North Korean...
01:23 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable No Transparency on Google Glass Sales
Google shut down its online Google Glass store Wednesday, but the tech giant isn't sharing details on how many units it soldThe company sold Glass to the public on Tuesday and Wednesday morning, which...
01:22 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Founder of 'Russia's Facebook' Says Security Services Demanded Ukraine Protestors' Data
The founder of the Russian social network Vkontakte (dubbed the "Russian Facebook" by Western media) says his country's Federal Security Service demanded the personal information of Ukraine's Euromaid...
01:22 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Founder of 'Russia's Facebook' Says Government Demanded Ukraine Protestors' Data
The founder of the Russian social network Vkontakte (dubbed the "Russian Facebook" by Western media) says his country's Federal Security Service demanded the personal information of Ukraine's Euromaid...
01:05 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Mt. Gox Has 'No Prospects' to Revive Bitcoin Exchange
Mt. Gox Co., the bitcoin exchange that collapsed in February, gave up on a plan to revive itself, dealing a setback to creditors seeking the recovery of hundreds of millions of dollars in the virtual ...
01:05 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Where NHL Fans' Playoff Loyalties Lie, in 1 Facebook Map
Ready for two months of body-checks, fisticuffs and — oh, yeah — world-class hockey? The NHL's Stanley Cup playoffs start Wednesday, with eight first-round match-ups that will eventually l...
01:02 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Aerosmith Sings 'Dream On' Tribute for Survivors of Boston Bombings
Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry honored the victims and survivors of last year's Boston Marathon bombings with an emotional rendition of their 1973 hit "Dream On," as part of ESPN's TV special ...
12:45 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Ukrainian Fighter Jet Makes Epic Low Pass Over Pro-Russian Separatists
Pro-Russian separatists may own the ground around the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, but they don't control the airThat's the message the Ukrainian Air Force had for activists that gathered the...
12:30 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable LinkedIn's Mobile March Continues With New SlideShare App
The newest addition to LinkedIn's growing collection of mobile apps is here: one for SlideShare, the company it bought for $119 in 2012.This is the first mobile app for SlideShare; it allows users to ...
12:22 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Google Misses Q1 Earnings Estimates, Stock Drops More Than 5%
Sometimes $15 billion just isn't enough.Google reported earnings of $6.27 per share on revenue of $15.42 billion for the first quarter, missing Wall Street estimates for earnings of $6.44 on revenue o...
12:20 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Do Beyonce and Jay-Z Have a Summer Tour in the Works?
Beyonce and Jay Z are so drunk in love they're reportedly heading on tour together.The First Couple of Hip Hop is rumored to be joining forces this summer, planning a 20-stadium U.S. tour beginning in...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Your Facebook Friends Really Do Care What You Think! (We Think.)
Your friends actually do care what you think — or at least Facebook assumes they doYou may have noticed a relatively new feature on Facebook lately that allows users to ask friends for recommend...
12:00 am GMT - Thu, April 17, 2014
Mashable Matching Dog and Baby Duo Are Dangerously Cute
Everyone had a childhood best friend growing up — some were real, some invisible, and if you were really lucky, they may have been a dogZoey and Jasper are the cutest kid-pooch pair you'll ever ...
11:48 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable South Korean Coast Guard Releases Dramatic Footage of Sunken Ferry
The South Korean coast guard has released raw video showing the dramatic search and rescue efforts at the scene of the sunken passenger ferry.See also: 4 Dead, Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off S...
11:37 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Honda's ASIMO Robot Is Now Surprisingly Human
Honda's remarkable humanoid robot, ASIMO, has come a long way since I first saw it stiffly walk across a stage more than a decade agoThe latest edition can run briskly, climb stairs with ease, dance l...
11:30 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable The Next Generation of Twitch Plays Pokémon
If you were one of the tens of thousands of people playing a simultaneous game of Pokémon back in February, a Kickstarter project could soon let you run your own crowd-controlled game via broadca...
10:41 pm -04 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Yahoo Sets Sights On Bumping Google From Apple's Mobile Products, Report Says
Yahoo's efforts to reinvent its search reportedly have some grand ambitions.CEO Marissa Mayer wants to supplant Google as Apple's default search on mobile products, according to a report from Re/code....
10:40 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable 'The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin': an Exclusive First Look
They call it “digital gold," but is Bitcoin the future of money, or a shiny distraction for digital fools?Created in 2009 by a still-unknown programmer using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin ...
10:30 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Nissan Debuts 'Futuristic' Murano With NASA-Inspired Seats
Nissan took the wraps off it latest version of the Nissan Murano SUV at the New York International Auto Show in New York on WednesdayOn hand to introduce the vehicle to the American public was Nissan'...
10:21 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Weibo May Look Like Twitter, But Its IPO Probably Won't
Bill Gates uses the site to talk about public policy issues to his more than 3 million followersTom Cruise uses the service to promote his latest films and press appearances to more than 5 million fol...
10:05 pm -03 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Where NHL Fans' Playoff Loyalties Lie, in 1 Facebook Map
Ready for two months of body-checks, fisticuffs and — oh, yeah — world-class hockey? The NHL's Stanley Cup playoffs start Wednesday, with eight first-round match-ups that will eventually l...
10:02 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Landon Donovan Talks World Cup Dreams and That Legendary Goal
Even the most casual American soccer fan knows about Landon Donovan — and for good reason. After all, the man is generally regarded as the greatest soccer player the United States has ever produ...
10:00 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable 8 Smartphone Models Will Soon Support Anti-Theft ‘Kill-Switch’
Apple, Google, Samsung, HTC, and a handful of the other companies operating in the smartphone industry have entered into a voluntary agreement to add a global anti-theft "kill-switch" in their handset...
09:55 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable A Short History of Obama's Evolving Stance on Gay Marriage
President Barack Obama will be remembered for a host of reasons when he steps down from office at the beginning of 2017 — collaring Osama bin Laden, passing the Affordable Care Act — but a...
09:47 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Joe Biden Joins Instagram, Posts Photo of His Aviators
Vice President Joe Biden has joined Instagram.The VP opened an account at instagram.com/vp and posted a beautiful first photo that shows, mainly, his Ray-Ban aviators. But Joe's in there somewhere"Vic...
09:32 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Kim Dotcom May Get Seized Cars, Cash and Property Back
It's been a decent week for Kim Dotcom.After throwing a lavish pool party and picnic for his newly founded political group dubbed The Internet Party, Dotcom learned that his assets, which were seized ...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable KFC Doubles Down on the Double Down Sandwich
Fearless gastronomes take note: KFC's Double Down, an item the company introduced in 2010 that featured melted cheese and bacon sandwiched between two fried chicken fillets, is coming back next week, ...
08:52 pm -07 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Samsung Saw Opportunity in Steve Jobs' Death, Emails Reveal
It's not a smoking gun in legal terms, but a series of emails that leaked out of the ongoing Apple v. Samsung trial Wednesday certainly didn't show the South Korean tech giant in the best possible mor...
08:50 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Is This Amazon's 3D Smartphone?
Amazon has reportedly been working on its own collection of branded smartphones for years, and now, we're finally getting closer to seeing its first designThe tech website BGR.com has posted a picture...
08:36 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable AC/DC Singer Shakes Off Retirement Rumors: We're Making Music
AC/DC retirement rumors ran rampant online this week amid one band member's health scare, but front man Brian Johnson has put the speculation to rest.Johnson assured fans, in an interview with the Dai...
08:34 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Venezuela Rejects Amnesty for Opposition as 'Peace Dialogue Advances'
Representatives of the Venezuelan government and its opposition met for a second time on Tuesday, reporting some progress in the peace talks aimed at putting an end to more than two months of protests...
08:20 pm -04 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Do Beyonce and Jay-Z Have a Summer Tour in the Works?
Beyonce and Jay Z are so drunk in love they're reportedly heading on tour together.The First Couple of Hip Hop is rumored to be joining forces this summer, planning a 20-stadium U.S. tour beginning in...
08:15 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Facebook Profiles Can Predict Work Performance
When a company is in the process of hiring a new employee, there's a standard set of things it typically does — follow up with references, check the cover letter for obvious typos, and do some b...
08:13 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Trailer Reveals Mystery Mutant Enemy
The third and final X-Men: Days of Future Past trailer finally brings the film's storyline about the mutant-snatching Sentinel robots front and centerThe nearly three-minute trailer, accompanied by an...
08:04 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Geek Chic? Why Fashion Is Holding Off on Wearables
After receiving an invitation for this year’s fifth annual Fashion 2.0 Awards, an event that acknowledges the fashion industry’s savviest digital programs and technology outputs, you can i...
07:57 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Selfie Pro Tip: Don't Stand Too Close to Trains
The public transportation workers are not kidding around when they insist you stay behind the yellow line. One young man learned the hard way — or did he?Jared Michael decided he needed the perf...
07:30 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable How Much of Your Taxes Are Helping People in Need?
Americans scrambled to meet the IRS' deadline on Tuesday to file their tax returns. While the annual process can be tedious and hits many where it really hurts (in the pocketbook), there's a social go...
07:30 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable How Much of Your Taxes Help People in Need?
Americans scrambled to meet the IRS' deadline on Tuesday to file their tax returns. While the annual process can be tedious and hits many where it really hurts (in the pocketbook), there's a social go...
07:15 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Molecules Can Store Solar Energy Indefinitely
The next big thing in solar energy could be microscopic.Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can then be tapped to heat homes, water or u...
07:13 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Brands You Follow on Instagram Are Watching You Verrrry Closely
The brands you follow on Instagram may be paying close attention to you — very close attention, in factUnion Metrics, the social analytics company behind the Twitter analytics service TweetReach...
06:50 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Google Q1 Earnings: What to Expect
When Google reported its fourth quarter earnings in late January, much of the focus was on mounting losses from Motorola Mobility and the upcoming stock split. When Google reports earnings after the m...
06:38 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable 3,000 People Stand Boston Strong at Finish Line on Sports Illustrated Cover
Sports Illustrated has commemorated the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with a portrait of approximately 3,000 people, including runners, first responders and Boston Mayor Marty Wa...
06:34 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Zuckerberg on Mobile Apps: 'Facebook is Not One Thing'
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company's latest mission is to "unbundle the big blue app" and provide disparate experiences on mobile with or without the Facebook name"Facebook is not one thing...
06:21 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Twitter Won't Open an Office in Turkey, Refusing Government Demands
Twitter will not open an office in Turkey, rejecting the Turkish government's demands to do so, forcing the company to pay taxes in the country.A Twitter delegation is currently in Turkey to meet with...
06:09 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable 4 Dead, Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast
Four people are dead, 55 are injured and hundreds are missing after a ferry carrying more than 470 people capsized off the southern coast of South Korea.Officials fear the death toll will rise through...
06:00 pm -03 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable KFC Doubles Down on the Double Down Sandwich
Fearless gastronomes take note: KFC's Double Down, an item the company introduced in 2010 that featured melted cheese and bacon sandwiched between two fried chicken fillets, is coming back next week, ...
05:30 pm -07 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable LinkedIn's Mobile March Continues With New SlideShare App
The newest addition to LinkedIn's growing collection of mobile apps is here: one for SlideShare, the company it bought for $119 in 2012.This is the first mobile app for SlideShare; it allows users to ...
05:20 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Facebook's News Feed: What Changed and Why
As Winston Churchill once said, “to improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." It's a maxim Facebook seems to have adopted wholeheartedly when it comes to the News FeedPosts appear...
05:15 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Procrastinators, Self-Imposed Deadlines Won't Save You
The chronic procrastinators of the world know that the struggle to find a way to get themselves motivated is real. We block distracting websites. We try meticulous to-do lists to help us prioritize th...
05:04 pm -03 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Geek Chic? Why Fashion Is Holding Off on Wearables
After receiving an invitation for this year’s fifth annual Fashion 2.0 Awards, an event that acknowledges the fashion industry’s savviest digital programs and technology outputs, you can i...
04:38 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable How to Plan a Spontaneous Getaway
Have you been daydreaming about your next vacation? Why not take it this weekend?The word "vacation" is more evocative of a pristine Caribbean beach than a mid-size town two hours from your home, but ...
04:16 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Ferry Sinks Off South Korea, Nearly 300 People Missing
Nearly 300 people are missing after a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea Wednesday morning.It’s not clear what caused the multi-story vessel to list and sink, but witnesses reported an impa...
04:16 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Witnesses Report a 'Loud Noise' Before Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast
Nearly 300 people are missing after a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea Wednesday morning.It’s not clear what caused the multi-story vessel to list and sink, but witnesses reported an impa...
04:00 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable How Well Can You Recognize Famous Film Locations?
Hey cinefreaks, you may pride yourself on knowing every detail of film trivia, but can you see the bigger picture? The quiz below uses Google Street View to test your knowledge of famous sets from fil...
03:39 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Donetsk Donuts: Insurgents Take a Joyride in Ukraine APC
Tensions may be simmering in eastern Ukraine, but that doesn't mean they can't have a little fun.After reporters there spotted a column of armored personnel carriers rolling into the city of Slovyansk...
03:04 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable 8 Google Easter Eggs Worth the Extra Peep
Don't have the time for a real Easter egg hunt this Sunday? Turn to Google instead.The search engine has been hiding Easter eggs — hidden features and tricks — inside its site for years. S...
02:45 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Young Girls Depict History's Most Influential Women
Photographer Eunique Jones Gibson began the "Because of Them, We Can" series in February 2013 as a month-long art campaign for Black History Month. From the start, Gibson set out to empower young kids...
02:30 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable 10 Weird Things to Do With Peeps So You Don't Have to Eat Them
Where my Peeps at? It's finally spring, which means Easter candies are filling our baskets stomachs once again.Every holiday has its own signature seasonal treat. Christmas rocks candy canes, Hallowee...
02:23 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Samsung to Launch Android Wear Device, Tizen Phone This Year
Samsung plans to launch an Android Wear device as well as a Tizen smartphone in 2014, Reuters reportsThe first Tizen phone from Samsung will be a high-end model, and should launch around the end of Q2...
02:06 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable 6 Video Games That Wreak Havoc on NYC
New York City is burning. The famous American metropolis is a popular playground for video games, but more for destruction than just admiring its skyscrapers.The city that never sleeps is often virtua...
01:01 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Apple, Google, Microsoft Embrace the Fight Against Smartphone Theft
Some of the biggest companies in the mobile industry have signed a pledge to include new anti-theft technology in phones starting July 2015.The Wireless Association (CTIA) announced the signing of the...
12:00 pm GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Caterpillar Inc. Uses Machines to Play Massive Game of Jenga
Jenga!The timeless game of removing one block at a time from a tower of wooden blocks, and attempting to balance that block on top of the increasingly unstable structure, tests your stamina, hand-eye ...
12:00 pm +02 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Extra-Bright LED Belt Could Save Lives
More than 5,000 cyclists and pedestrians are killed and 120,000 are injured every year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Many of these could be prevented with reflectiv...
11:16 am +02 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable With Reflection and Resolve, Boston Marks 1 Year Since Bombings
BOSTON, Mass. — With the barricades along Boylston Street, and grandstands rising above both sides of the finish line, it was possible to — at least for an innocent moment — mistake ...
11:00 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Witness Friends' Reactions to Your Photos With This App
Sharing moments with friends and family just got a little more personal with Reactr, an app that captures a user’s reaction after sharing a photo or video with him or herA Reactr user sends a pi...
10:00 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Extra-Bright LED Belt Could Save Lives
More than 5,000 cyclists and pedestrians are killed and 120,000 are injured every year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Many of these could be prevented with reflectiv...
09:16 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable With Reflection and Resolve, Boston Marks 1 Year Since Bombings
BOSTON, Mass. — With the barricades along Boylston Street, and grandstands rising above both sides of the finish line, it was possible to — at least for an innocent moment — mistake ...
09:00 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable This Site Predicts Your Success on Kickstarter
Millions of people donated to Kickstarter in 2013. In total, three million donors gave $480 million to 19,000 projects that were successfully funded, according to the site.But all that success ma...
08:09 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Southeast Asia Celebrates the New Year With Huge Water Fights
It's the neighborhood water fight your 10-year-old self could only dream of.From Sunday to Tuesday, people across Southeast Asia participated in their respective country's water festivals to celebrate...
07:29 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Apple CarPlay Coming to Pioneer In-Car Systems This Summer
The reach of CarPlay, Apple's in-car app system, will extend even further than before, thanks to a new arrangement with PioneerSoon, when Pioneer users plug their iPhones into their vehicles, CarPlay ...
06:27 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable 44 Photos of Lovable, Huggable Babies
Warning: Cuteness overload on this page.Last week, we asked Mashable readers to share their most-adorable photos of babies. Parents captured special moments of their kids, both candid and posed. Some ...
06:20 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Post Congressional Hearing, GM CEO Barra Unveils New Vehicles
Huddled inside a cavernous presentation space in Manhattan, away from the rain-soaked streets of Midtown, a select group of media and industry professionals were given a look at GM's latestUnveiled on...
05:56 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Google Previews New Designs for Its Modular Smartphones
Google revealed new details about its plans for Project Ara, the company's highly anticipated Android-powered modular smartphone at its Project Ara developers conference Tuesday.The conference aims to...
05:30 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Muggles Rejoice: Hogwarts Is Offering Online Classes
No need to look for Platform 9 3/4 — now Hogwarts will come to you.Superfans of the book and film series have launched their own online version of Harry Potter's alma mater: Hogwarts is Here. Th...
04:44 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Ford to Put Mustang Atop Empire State Building for 50th Anniversary
Half a century ago, before the Internet and viral-video stunts, Ford took one of its brand new Mustang convertibles, cut it into three pieces, stuffed it into the Empire State Building's tiny elevator...
04:21 am +02 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable NYPD Disbands Unit That Spied on Muslims
The New York Police Department has dismantled a unit that was tasked with spying on Muslim communities around New York City and even outside of it, according to The New York Times.The so-called Demogr...
04:06 am +02 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable WordPress Creator Automattic Seeks $1 Billion Valuation: Report
Who says bloggers don't make any money?Automattic, which runs the popular blogging service WordPress, is in the market for a new round of funding that would value the company at more than $1 billion, ...
03:58 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Suspicious Bags Prompt Evacuation at Boston Marathon Finish Line
Tuesday, the one year anniversary of the deadly bombings at last year's Boston Marathon, was supposed to be a day of healing and triumphIt mostly was.See also: In Boston, Terror Will Never Destroy a R...
03:45 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Partner Up, Unveil High-Tech Car
Land Rover and Virgin Galactic announced a partnership on Monday that will integrate the luxury automaker's current line of vehicles with the latter's space tourism efforts.The pairing of the transpor...
03:34 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Courage and Compassion: 23 Photos That Show What Boston Strong Is All About
BOSTON, Mass. — One year after the deadly bombings took place at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the people of Boston appeared stronger than ever. The well-known saying 'Boston Strong' c...
03:34 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Courage and Compassion: 24 Photos That Show What Boston Strong Is All About
BOSTON, Mass. — One year after the deadly bombings took place at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the people of Boston appeared stronger than ever. The well-known saying 'Boston Strong' c...
03:28 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Dear US Airways: Good Call Keeping Your Social Media Person
The Twitter account belonging to US Airways remains dreadfully silent since it "inadvertently" tweeted a pornographic image of a woman and her toy Boeing 777 on Tuesday afternoon.But good news: That s...
02:50 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable That US Airways Employee Won't Be Fired for 'Honest Mistake'
The US Airways employee who accidentally tweeted a lewd picture from the company's Twitter account will not be fired, according to US Airways spokesperson Matt Miller."It was an honest mistake," Mille...
02:45 am +02 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable 'TL;DR Wikipedia' Is the Internet's Sassiest Encyclopedia
Wikipedia stores a vast amount of information. That's all well and good, but how do you sift through it all to find what you're actually looking for? Enter your new favorite reference Tumblr: TL;DR Wi...
02:21 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable NYPD Disbands Unit That Spied on Muslims
The New York Police Department has dismantled a unit that was tasked with spying on Muslim communities around New York City and even outside of it, according to The New York Times.The so-called Demogr...
02:06 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable WordPress Creator Automattic Seeks $1 Billion Valuation: Report
Who says bloggers don't make any money?Automattic, which runs the popular blogging service WordPress, is in the market for a new round of funding that would value the company at more than $1 billion, ...
01:44 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Majority of States Tax Their Citizens at a Moderate Rate
Taxes may be one of only two certain things in this world, but some of us may end up paying more than others depending on which state we live in.A majority of states charge a moderate rate on income, ...
01:27 am +02 - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Colbert to Drop by 'Late Show With David Letterman' Next Week
Is he going to measure the curtains?Stephen Colbert — or will it be "Stephen Colbert"? — will stop by Late Show With David Letterman on Tuesday, April 22, CBS announced Tuesday. Though Col...
01:12 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Paul Walker's Brothers Will Fill in the Gaps in 'Fast and Furious 7'
Two brothers of the late Paul Walker have joined the cast of Fast and Furious 7 to help filmmakers complete unfinished action scenes for the movieUniversal Pictures had halted production of the film o...
12:59 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable NBA Star Damian Lillard Is So Awkward in New Foot Locker Ad
If you want to be a true sports star, then you'd better put a ring on it.That's the message in a new ad from Foot Locker and Adidas featuring NBA All-Star Damian Lillard, who just inked a massive, eig...
12:57 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Can You Spot the Pixar Easter Eggs?
Pixar films may be most loved for sweet stories of friendship and lovable characters, but it's the Easter eggs that make each movie like an animated treasure huntFrom inside jokes between animators or...
12:45 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable 'TL;DR Wikipedia' Is the Internet's Sassiest Encyclopedia
Wikipedia stores a vast amount of information. That's all well and good, but how do you sift through it all to find what you're actually looking for? Enter your new favorite reference Tumblr: TL;DR Wi...
12:41 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Yahoo Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates, Stock Jumps 11%
Yahoo barely beat Wall Street estimates for its first quarter earnings report, but the stock shot up following more positive news about one of the company's secret weapons: AlibabaThe Internet giant p...
12:40 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable Proof That Chickens Give the Best Hugs
Have you hugged a farm animal today?If you haven't yet, we can't promise your embrace will be nearly as YouTube-worthy as this one from J.R. Finch. The adorable clip shows a little boy sharing a gentl...
12:05 am GMT - Wed, April 16, 2014
Mashable If George R.R. Martin Wrote 'Mad Men'
Mad Men returned to television this week, joining Game of Thrones in a powerhouse Sunday night lineupSo it only feels natural for Nitrozac and Snaggy of The Joy of Tech to wonder what Mad Men would lo...
11:40 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Amazon Unintentionally Created a Shopping List for Drug Dealers
One day, some drug dealer bought a particular digital scale — the AWS-100 — on the retail site, Amazon.com. And then another drug dealer bought the same scale. Then another. Then another....
11:27 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Colbert to Drop by 'Late Show With David Letterman' Next Week
Is he going to measure the curtains?Stephen Colbert — or will it be "Stephen Colbert"? — will stop by Late Show With David Letterman on Tuesday, April 22, CBS announced Tuesday. Though Col...
11:23 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable James Dyson's Barge Concept Will Vacuum Trash Out of Rivers
James Dyson, best known as the founder of his eponymous vacuum cleaner company, is known for less-than-conventional ideas. From robot vacuums to a sink/hand dryer combination, the inventor has a reput...
11:15 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Show Off Your Writing Chops for B.J. Novak in Our Twitter Fiction Contest
Forget about the Great American Novel. Nowadays, people are arguably more focused on composing the Great Global Tweet, which is not something to be taken lightly. In just 140 characters, you have to c...
11:15 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Why There Isn't a Vaccine for Ebola
As a virologist, I am often asked when science will come up with a solution to stop deadly viruses, such as the current Ebola outbreak in Guinea. With collaborators, I've helped design and test over a...
11:04 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable NBCU Joins Online Shows Bandwagon, Invents 'Twain and Tesla'
The entertainment industry needs a new word — one that combines TV and online programming — because it's really starting to all run together. (We can't just settle on “content.”...
10:41 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Philip Seymour Hoffman Appears in 2 Posthumous Movie Trailers
Philip Seymour Hoffman, the celebrated actor who died of a drug overdose in February is set to appear in two forthcoming films. He plays a man trying to hide the truth behind his stepson's accidental ...
10:40 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Scientists Identify When Innocent Bacteria Became Flesh-Eating Horror
Bacterial diseases cause millions of deaths every year. Most of these bacteria were benign at some point in their evolutionary past, and we don't always understand what turned them into disease-causin...
10:38 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable In Boston, Terror Will Never Destroy a Runner's High
When I ran my first Boston Marathon in 2009, I was stunned by the aura. Most marathon crowds pack a part of the course and disappear for the out-of-the-way stretches, but the Boston crowd was at least...
10:26 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Twitter Hires Google Maps Director to Serve as Product VP
Can Google Maps help Twitter find its way to designing a more mainstream product?Twitter confirmed Tuesday that it has hired Daniel Graf to serve as its new VP of consumer product. Graf had previously...
10:15 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Ukraine 'Anti-Terror' Operation Leaves 2 Injured in Airfield Skirmish
Media outlets owned by the Russian government are reporting that a Ukrainian military assault on an airfield in the Eastern city of Kramatorsk on Tuesday has resulted in four deaths and two injur...
10:11 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Report: iWatch to Get LG-Made Flexible Display
The much-anticipated Apple iWatch may come with a flexible display manufactured by LG, a new report suggests.According to Korean website Naver (and a translation via G for Games, LG will be the exclus...
09:51 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Trump: I'm Serious About Buying the Buffalo Bills
The Donald wants the Bills.Donald Trump, the billionaire turned reality television host, has said he is serious about wanting to buy the Buffalo Bills NFL franchise.See also: Dallas Sportscaster Tackl...
09:45 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Your Calendar Looks Perfect for Palindrome Week
This particular week of April is very special. For this year only, the dates read the same backward or forward from April 14 to 19.Image: MashableMind blowing, right? See also: Design Studio's Hair-Ra...
09:19 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Anti Texting and Driving PSA Makes Point Without the Crash
A lighthearted texting conversation comes to a grim end in Honda's PSA for Distracted Driving MonthThe ad dispenses with the typical scare tactics associated with such advertising but delivers an equa...
08:40 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Coachella's Top 5 Most-Tweeted Moments: Surprise Cameos Steal Show
Coachella's first weekend had no shortage of surprises.Those unexpected moments incited quite the buzz on Twitter, where attendees in California and people watching live streams from afar on YouT...
08:23 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable I Am the Monster: Get Ready for Games to 'Evolve'
"Okay, you've got a 20-second head start," my guide says in my ear, his voice loud over my headphones.I scramble forward in my new, dark surroundings. The woods around me echo with animal sounds as I ...
08:06 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable How 'Frozen' Should Have Ended
All of the drama in Frozen could have been avoided if Elsa had just become a part of the X-Men.The YouTube channel "How It Should Have Ended" remixed the hit Disney movie with a superhero bend, and po...
07:44 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: Boston Bombing Memorial
It's been one year since a pair of bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring 264. Today, the city comes together to remember the tragedy and stay "Boston Str...
07:44 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Today in Boston...
It's been one year since a pair of bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring 264. Today, the city comes together to remember the tragedy and stay true to its...
07:41 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Marijuana Vending Machine Rolls Out in Colorado
People in Colorado may soon have an ultra-convenient option to buy their pot: a vending machine that dispenses medical marijuana and THC-laden snacksThe machine, called the ZaZZZ, was unveiled at an e...
07:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Exotic Pets Fill American Homes With Comfort and Controversy
Adopting a pet is one of the most significant decisions you can make. It involves a great deal of consideration, time and money. Between training, feeding and providing a comfortable, safe environmen...
07:12 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable All 5 Boston Sports Teams Send the Same Heartwarming Tweet at the Same Time
The five major Boston-area pro sports teams sent the same tweet at the exact same time on Tuesday morning, commemorating the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing with a heartwarming demonstration of camarader...
06:38 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Turkey Wants to Tax Facebook and Twitter
In a new stage in Turkey's strife against U.S. social media companies, the Turkish government now wants Twitter and Facebook to pay taxes to its treasury — despite the fact that neither have an ...
06:37 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Gmail Makes Sending Mobile Photos Much Easier
Google users who back up their smartphone and tablet photos on Google+ will be able to add them to Gmail messages much more quicklyNow, you can insert an assortment of pictures or photo albums directl...
06:28 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable The Boston Stories You Must Read Today
In the year since two brothers allegedly set off a pair of bombs at the Boston Marathon, online outlets have published stories remembering the victims, investigating the perpetrators and spotlighting ...
06:26 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Now You Can Buy Microsoft Office 365 for $6.99 a Month
Microsoft began selling Office 365 Personal on Tuesday, a variant of its productivity suite that delivers all the apps for only $6.99 per month. (The full Home version sells for $9.99 per month.)The t...
06:26 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Now You Can Get Microsoft Office 365 for $6.99 a Month
Microsoft began selling Office 365 Personal on Tuesday, a variant of its productivity suite that delivers all the apps, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and more, for only $6.99 per month. (...
06:11 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Google Reportedly Looking for Even More Office Space in New York
Google's presence in the Big Apple is about to get even bigger, according to a new report.The search giant is in talks with various property owners to lease as much as 600,000 square feet of additiona...
06:05 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable What Is Virtual Reality and How Does It Work?
Facebook recently acquired Oculus VR, the company behind the next generation virtual reality headset Oculus Rift, for a hefty $2 billion. Before the purchase, Oculus raised more than $91 million in v...
06:01 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Win $1,000 From JackThreads and Find Your Dream Job
Are you ready to revive yourself for spring? Mashable and Wakefield have partnered to bring you the right ingredients for a flourishing season: a fresh wardrobe and a new career.Enter our sweepstakes ...
06:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Boo, You Bastard: 'Game of Thrones' Mixes Seamlessly With 'Mean Girls'
You know nothing, Gretchen WienersGame of Thrones collides with Mean Girls for a series of totally fetch GIFs. Imagine Regina George facing off with Cersei Lannister in the ultimate battle of bitchy b...
05:43 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable 19 Otherworldly Photos From Last Night's 'Blood Moon'
Monday night's Blood Moon didn't disappoint astronomy fans.The total lunar eclipse occurred when the moon entered the Earth's shadow in an event that is actually pretty rare. Light from the sun scatte...
05:39 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable The Rise and Fall of AIM, the Breakthrough AOL Never Wanted
When we think about the spectacular collapse of once untouchable Internet properties, companies like MySpace and Pets.com come to mind. The rise and fall of AOL Instant Messenger rivals them all. Once...
05:21 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Twitter Acquires Data Startup Gnip
Twitter is acquiring social data analytics firm Gnip, a step that will give the microblogging service more control over the monetization of its content.The value of the deal was not immediately disclo...
05:19 pm -04 - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Anti Texting and Driving PSA Makes Point Without the Crash
A lighthearted texting conversation comes to a grim end in Honda's PSA for Distracted Driving MonthThe ad dispenses with the typical scare tactics associated with such advertising but delivers an equa...
05:13 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Kevin Hart Is Pretty Sure He's Dying in This Deleted Scene From 'Ride Along'
A bleeding Kevin Hart is experiencing a moment of intense vulnerability in this deleted scene from the movie Ride Along — and starts bro-fessing his profound respect for tough cop and soon-to-be...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable The 12 Most Coachella Things to Happen at Coachella
Coachella's successful first weekend was jam-packed with music, celebrities and seriously questionable outfit selections — all standard fare for the annual music festival.The annual two-part fes...
04:08 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Stop Treating Introversion Like a Trend
I am guilty of blogging away my anger and tears after struggling to connect with other people. I prefer staying at home or going to a quiet coffee shop over attending a loud party or nightclub. I like...
03:54 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Girl Who Tweeted Terror Threat to American Airlines Released From Prison
The Rotterdam police confirmed on Twitter that the girl who was arrested for tweeting a threat to American Airlines on Sunday was released from prison on TuesdaySee also: Teen Arrested After Tweeting ...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable 14 Tech Supplies That Made School Tolerable in the '90s
Seat belts everyone! Time for an educational field trip on The Magic School Bus back to the 1990s.The clunky technology of the '90s paved the way for innovations in today's classrooms, and growing up ...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable This Is the World's Toughest Job, and Billions Are Already Doing It
Twenty-four applicants who applied for the world's toughest job could not believe their ears: 24/7 work, no rest, no breaks, no vacation — and it pays absolutely nothing"365 days a year? No...th...
03:27 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Does 1648 Poem Contain the World's First Emoticon? Probably Not
Though emoticons have become widely popular in the Internet era, they did exist much earlier — most definitely as early as the 19th centuryImage: Robert HerrickNow, a new discovery from a poetr...
03:18 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable 1 Year Later, Newlywed Boston Bombing Survivor Struggles to Find Closure
It's been one year since bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, and survivors are still coping with the aftershock"The nightmares alone are really difficult," said Rebekah Gregory...
03:15 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Study: It Takes Effort to Turn Creativity Into Profit
Creativity and innovation are crucial to businesses' growth, new research suggests.If companies fail to integrate creativity and innovation into their business, they could be preventing themselves fro...
02:45 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Case Study Shows How Twitter Advertising Can Pay Off
Twitter is on a roll when it comes to advertising. In the past year, it's shown it's serious about offering marketers the options and analytics they need - even if it means becoming more like Facebook...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Low Pay, Long Commutes Are Workers' Biggest Headaches
Long commutes and low pay are the two things causing workers the most stress.For the fourth consecutive year, small paychecks were the top stressor of employees, with 13% of adults ranking low wages a...
02:06 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable 78% of Organizations Experienced a Data Breach in the Past 2 Years
When Target publicly confirmed that the credit and debit accounts of 40 million customers had been compromised in December, many consumers received a rude awakening to the real danger of entrusting bu...
01:43 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Google Glass Today Becomes Available to Everyone: How to Buy It
Today at 9 a.m. ET, everyone in the U.S. will be able to buy Google Glass.Google announced the plan last week. "Every day, we get requests from those of you who haven’t found a way into the prog...
01:43 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Google Glass Is Available to Everyone Today: How to Buy It
Today at 9 a.m. ET, everyone in the U.S. will be able to buy Google Glass.Google announced the plan last week. "Every day, we get requests from those of you who haven’t found a way into the prog...
01:13 pm -04 - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Kevin Hart Is Pretty Sure He's Dying in This Deleted Scene From 'Ride Along'
A bleeding Kevin Hart is experiencing a moment of intense vulnerability in this deleted scene from the movie Ride Along — and starts bro-fessing his profound respect for tough cop and soon-to-be...
12:24 pm GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Google Glass Gets Updated With Kit Kat, Loses Video Calling
Google Glass, which goes on sale later today, has gotten a last-minute update — and it's a big oneThe biggest improvement is the switch to Android Kit Kat, meaning developers can write apps for ...
11:04 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Walter White Resurfaces to Help One Kid Get a Prom Date
Stefan Montana doesn't like to hear no for an answer. That's why he employed none other than Walter White himself to help him get a prom date from a girl named MaddyThe fact that Bryan Cranston loved ...
08:36 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Bluefin-21 Resurfaces After Hitting Roadblock in Hunt for Malaysia Airlines Plane
A submersible used to investigate the seabed of the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has resurfaced after it hit a roadblock.The Bluefin-21, an autonomous underwater vehicle, ...
07:42 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable 'I Can't Recognize Everyone Anymore': Life at a Fast-Growing Startup
Early employees are the backbone of most startups. They buy their own desks, they establish the culture, they interview future hires and they maintain the culture as the company grows. They jump on th...
07:34 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Is This the Nest of Air Conditioners?
Summer in New York is pretty awful if you don't have air conditioning. Even if you do, your boxy window air conditioner might leave you wanting more.Now a company called Quirky has teamed up with GE t...
07:06 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Rodent Robot Sex Helps Scientist Study Evolution
One scientist has found a way to study 1,000 generations of animals in a matter of days — using no live creatures and a lot of robot sex.By using robots the size of rats, Dr. Stefan Elfwing...
06:27 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Heartbleed Exposes a Problem With Open Source, But It's Not What You Think
A week after the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability wreaked havoc across the web, the conversation is shifting from reaction to reflection. The discussion is no longer about what to do now, but what can...
05:56 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable The Rufus Cuff 'Wrist Communicator': A Step Above the Smartwatch?
Although we're still far off from the year 3000, one new gadget is straight out of Futurama.The Rufus Cuff claims to be a step above the smartwatch because it offers users a connected experience simi...
05:00 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable 11 'Game of Thrones' Characters React to Purple Wedding
Warning: Major spoilers for Game of Thrones ahead.Weddings in Westeros are certainly never boringOn Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones, it was King Joffrey's turn to say his vows. Unfortunately, the ...
04:28 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Pandora Launches App For Pebble Smartwatch
Pebble owners can now control their Pandora stations directly from their smartwatch.The service launched its first smartwatch app for streaming music Monday in Pebble's appstore. See also: 6 Creative...
03:59 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable The Masters as Mini-Golf: A Mashup You Can't Miss
Bubba Watson won The Masters golf tournament on Sunday, but we forgive you if you didn't tune in. Golf is, after all, a rather slow and stuffy game to watch on TV. Play moves at a glacial pace, and an...
03:36 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable 'The Fault In Our Stars' Scene Sparks Young Love With Cigarette
Actors Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort revealed a new clip from their upcoming film A Fault in Our Stars during Sunday night's MTV Movie AwardsAnd while the film, based on John Greene's young-adult ...
02:59 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable NASA Tweets More 'Cosmos' Photos for Space Lovers
The universe is full of unseen elements, but the sixth episode of Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey helps viewers visualize things they'd likely never see without a microscope or top-of-the-line teles...
02:32 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Watch the 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Opening Battle Scene
Ellen Page revealed an exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming film, X-Men: Days of Future Past during Sunday's MTV Movie Awards. The 27-year-old Juno star plays Kitty Pryde, a mutant with the ability to...
02:05 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable How Heartbleed Became the Internet’s First Security Superstar
For almost as long as we've had personal computers, I've been writing about their various vulnerabilities. Yet in all those years I'd never come across anything like Heartbleed — the Internet's ...
01:46 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable David Fincher 'Off' Sony's Steve Jobs Film? Not Necessarily
Sony's pursuit of David Fincher to direct its Steve Jobs biopic has reportedly hit a snag — but that doesn't mean he won't wind up doing it, sources tell Mashable.The Hollywood Reporter on Monda...
01:41 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Maker: We're Sticking With Disney
Despite a counteroffer from another media company, Disney's acquisition of Maker Studios will go to a vote as planned.In a statement on Monday afternoon, Maker indicated that Tuesday's vote was set to...
01:41 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Maker Has Already Accepted Disney's Acquisition Offer
Despite a last-minute counteroffer from a rival media company, Disney's acquisition of Maker Studios will not only proceed — it's already been voted on and approved.In its Monday afternoon ...
01:33 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable Mozilla Names Former CMO as Interim CEO
Mozilla announced Monday that it appointed Chris Beard, a longtime company insider, to serve as interim CEO.The appointment comes a week and a half after Brendan Eich stepped down as CEO amid widespre...
01:00 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable O Look! Jon Hamm Can Teach You About the Letter 'O'
Jon Hamm has it all. He's talented, handsome and he really knows his alphabetHamm stopped by Sesame Street to help out Murray Monster with his letters — specifically the letter 'O'. After all, H...
12:29 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable The UN Climate Report: What You Need to Know
On Sunday, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the final installment of a massive report laying out just how feasible it is for the global community to limit manmade glo...
12:15 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable UConn's Shabazz Napier Is the 2014 National Champion of Cool Swag
Leading your team to the March Madness title then landing your face on the cover is Sports Illustrated is an undeniably cool thing to do.But wearing a hoodie featuring said cover to your own champions...
12:14 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable 38 Priceless Twitter Reactions to That NSFW US Airways Tweet
Whoever sent that US Airways tweet is having a very bad day.But Twitter users most certainly are not.See also: US Airways Posts Extremely NSFW Photo on Its Twitter FeedPeople are having a ball after U...
12:00 am GMT - Tue, April 15, 2014
Mashable 18 Songs to Help Procrastinators Get in the Zone
Maybe you waited until today to start on your taxes. Maybe you've been putting off a big assignment, avoiding cleaning up your room for way too long or have been letting emails pile up unanswered.Don'...
11:51 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable The Heartbleed Effect: Password Services Are Having a Moment
Joe Siegrist was dropping off his son at school on Tuesday morning when he got a phone call from his staff: Heartbleed was even worse than they thought. News of the security bug first came out the pr...
11:46 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable US Airways Posts Extremely NSFW Photo on Its Twitter Feed
The Twitter feed of US Airways posted an extremely not-safe-for-work picture on Monday that remained up for roughly one hour before it was eventually removed.The tweet from the company's feed was in r...
11:27 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable When to Watch for Tonight's Lunar Eclipse
Tonight the moon will turn red and if you’re in virtually any place in the Western hemisphere –- and you can stay awake — you should be able to see it.This extraordinary celestial sh...
11:27 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable When to Watch Tonight's Total Lunar Eclipse
Tonight the moon will turn red and if you’re in virtually any place in the Western hemisphere –- and you can stay awake — you should be able to see it.This extraordinary celestial sh...
11:15 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Fruit of the Loom Goes High End With European Pop-Up Stores
Walk into the pop-up store on trendy Torstrasse in Berlin and the first things you'll see are giant foam artworks in the shape of fruit: an apple core the height of a medium-size woman, a towering wat...
11:14 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Lana Del Rey Debuts 'West Coast' at Coachella and on YouTube
"Video Games" singer Lana Del Rey used her stage time at Coachella to debut "West Coast," a new, slow-paced tune from her upcoming third studio album, Ultraviolence.The 27-year-old artist premiered "W...
11:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Pulitzer Awarded to The Guardian and Washington Post for Coverage on Snowden's NSA Leaks
The Guardian and the Washington Post have been awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for their reporting on the NSA surveillance that the leaked documents from Edward Snowden broug...
11:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Study: 54% of Online Adults Would Spend Tax Refunds on Travel
If you're getting a tax refund this year, are you planning to use it responsibly or splurge instead?According to a survey conducted by travel site Hipmunk, 54% of online adults in the United States sa...
10:59 pm -04 - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable NASA Tweets More 'Cosmos' Photos for Space Lovers
The universe is full of unseen elements, but the sixth episode of Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey helps viewers visualize things they'd likely never see without a microscope or top-of-the-line teles...
10:41 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Google Buys Drone Firm That Facebook Pursued, Too
Google has purchased Titan Aerospace, a maker of drones that Facebook was reportedly interested in buying as well“Titan Aerospace and Google share a profound optimism about the potential for tec...
10:15 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Real-Time 3D Images Coming to a Blood Vessel Near You
Your doctor will now have access to detailed information about you –– at least of your blood vessels, arteries and heart that isResearchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology created...
10:07 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Dozens in Nigeria Killed After Explosion Rips Through Crowded Bus Station
More than 70 people were killed and 124 were wounded on Monday when an explosion tore through a crowded bus station near Nigeria's capital city of Abuja.See also: The African Version of Amazon Will Em...
09:50 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Olympic God Michael Phelps Ends Retirement. Is Rio 2016 in Sight?
Joining the ranks of Michael Jordan, Brett Favre and other superstar athletes who retired from their respective sports and then reversed those decisions, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is hopping back...
09:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Is This Mystery Artwork the Latest Banksy?
Banksy, the acclaimed but still anonymous UK street artist, is thought to be the source of a new piece of artwork that was found on the side of a home in southwest England.The piece, which surrounds a...
09:08 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Teen Arrested After Tweeting Terror Threat to American Airlines
How much are those Twitter followers really worth?A 14-year-old girl from the Netherlands was arrested on Monday after tweeting a terror threat to American Airlines — and marveling at the Twitte...
08:58 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Sean Parker's Latest Startup Aims to Boost Civic Involvement
Napster co-founder and former Facebook President Sean Parker has resurfaced — as the CEO of a startup that hopes to prompt more Americans to take part in local politics and government.Veteran Ve...
08:43 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Hilarious Flight Attendant Makes Air Travel Tolerable
Relieving the stress of flying often requires more than extra bag of mini-pretzels.After a long day, a Southwest Airlines attendant on a flight to Salt Lake City incorporated a few one-liners into her...
08:16 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Netflix's 'Hemlock Grove' Teaser Reveals Season 2 Release Date
Season two of Netflix's Emmy-nominated supernatural thriller Hemlock Grove, about a former Pennsylvania steel town and its modern-day mysterious murders, will debut July 11.Netflix members will be abl...
08:14 pm -04 - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 38 Priceless Twitter Reactions to That NSFW US Airways Tweet
Whoever sent that US Airways tweet is having a very bad day.But Twitter users most certainly are not.See also: US Airways Posts Extremely NSFW Photo on Its Twitter FeedPeople are having a ball after U...
08:13 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Steven Gonzalez: Beating Cancer with Video Games
When fate delivers the burden of a cancer diagnosis, it’s easy to feel fundamentally apart from others. When Texas-born Steven Gonzalez was diagnosed with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) at age...
07:41 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Impress Your Prom Date With a Fried Chicken Corsage
Birds are chirping, flowers are budding and spring is finally in the air.And with spring comes prom season, and KFC has crafted a way to add some extra seasoning to your floral arrangementsSee also: 7...
07:15 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable FTC 'Consumer Complaint' Emails Are Actually Scams
No business owner likes to see customer complaints, but a new email scam could be even more damaging than an unsatisfied client, according to a new warning from the Federal Trade Commission.The FTC is...
07:15 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Why Drink From a Water Bottle When You Can Eat This Blob Instead?
No water bottle? No problem.Ooho, a biodegradable, water balloon-like blob, could soon be a cheap, environmentally friendly alternative to the ubiquitous plastic bottle.See also: 10 Best Water Filtrat...
07:04 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Report: Samsung Galaxy S5 Sales Double S4's Launch-Day Record
The Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone just launched on Friday and is already showing a much stronger start than its predecessor, a new report suggests.Launch-day sales of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone a...
07:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Job Openings in Marketing at HBO, Adidas 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...
06:42 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 49ers Star Aldon Smith Arrested at Airport for Bomb Threat
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was released from jail after an incident at Los Angeles International Airport over the weekend.Smith was arrested after he was randomly selected for a second...
06:42 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 49ers Star Aldon Smith Arrested at Airport for False Bomb Threat
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was released from jail after an incident at Los Angeles International Airport over the weekend.Smith was arrested after he was randomly selected for a second...
06:42 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable SpaceX to Test Reusable Rocket During ISS Resupply Mission
It's an audacious plan, the odds of success are low, but SpaceX is going to do it anyway: The private spaceflight company founded by billionaire Elon Musk will launch a rocket with landing legs into o...
06:19 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Report: Facebook Planning E-Money Service in Ireland
Facebook is moving closer to becoming more of a checkbook, at least according to one report.The Financial Times reports that Facebook is "weeks away" from gaining regulatory approval in Ireland for a ...
06:14 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 12 GIFs That Celebrate a Certain 'Game of Thrones' Character's Death
Warning: Major Game of Thrones spoilers to follow.Rejoice! It's a Game of Thrones wedding, which inevitable means death in Westeros. And this time around, it's a death we can all cheer — Joffrey...
06:13 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Twitter Cofounders and CEO Have No Plans to Sell Shares
Twitter's stock shot up by more than 3% in early trading Monday after the company announced that its CEO and two of its cofounders have no immediate plans to sell shares.In a filing with the SEC, Twit...
06:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Google's Larry Page Earned Just $1 Last Year
Google had an active 2013: Its stock price rose 56% and it introduced such products as Google Glass and ChromecastSo how did the company's CEO, Larry Page, fair?See also: Career Experts Share Tips for...
05:56 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Disney Has a New Rival in Bid for Maker Studios
Disney's acquisition of Maker Studios, the YouTube-centric production company, is getting messy, according to various reports.Relativity Media, a mid-size film and television production and distributi...
05:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 10 Scrumptious Passover Recipes to Help You Survive Without Bread
Passover is upon us, and even scarier than spending forced holiday time around a table with family is the never-ending supply of matzoh.During the Jewish holiday (which ends after eight days, or seven...
04:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Windows Phone 8.1 Review: Cortana Leads a Feature-Packed Update
Windows Phone has come a long wayMicrosoft's phone platform has enjoyed a lot of critical success over the past few years, but the praise was mostly for things like design, cool tricks like live tiles...
03:50 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable My Escape From Eastern Ukraine
SLOVIANSK, Ukraine — As you drive into the outskirts of Sloviansk, a small town of just around 130,000 deep in eastern Ukraine, it becomes clear that the country’s crisis is reaching new l...
03:28 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Could Russia Use Cyberwarfare to Further Destabilize Ukraine?
Eastern Ukraine is full of rioters ready to separate from their nation's government in Kiev — at least, that's the message the Russian government may want to project to the world. And analysts b...
03:15 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 'Mad Men' Recap: Still Seeking Satisfaction When 'Having It All' Isn't Enough
"Are you ready? Because I want you to pay attention. This is the beginning of something."Those three sentences delivered by Freddy Rumsen direct-to-camera lead off a potential ad campaign pitch for Ac...
02:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 5 Virtual Assistants That Are More Productive Than Siri
Siri, Apple's sometimes snarky virtual assistant, is supposed to be able to help you streamline appointments by knowing where you are supposed to be and when. While I've found Siri can be useful for t...
02:07 pm GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 9 Green Gadgets to Replace Your Everyday Products
Earth Day, the annual celebration of eco-friendliness, is approaching fast, which means it's a better time than ever to become more environmentally savvyIf you're not literate in the ways of green liv...
11:51 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Harrison Ford 'Excited' About a Possible 'Blade Runner' Sequel
During a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) session on Sunday, Harrison Ford said he's excited about a possible sequel for cult sci-fi movie Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott"I'm quite curious and exci...
10:34 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Ed Sheeran Covered Beyonce and Now the World Is Better
Ed Sheeran covered Beyonce's hit song "Drunk in Love" while promoting his new album on the Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show Friday morning. It's like a whole different song that somehow remains just as a...
07:59 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 55 Best Twitter Reactions to the 'Game of Thrones' Purple Wedding
This post contains several spoilers about Game of Thrones season 4, episode 2. Do not continue if you have not watched.Break out the party hats, the king is dead!Joffrey Baratheon, perhaps the most ha...
07:22 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable If Your Photos Are Untidy, There's an App for That
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: TidyOne-Liner Pitc...
07:15 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Giraffe Doesn't Care About Your Silly GoPro
This giraffe knows what GoPro's up to, and he's not having any of it.For its latest advertisement, GoPro placed its product in the path of danger. Before long, a looming giraffe appears in frame, and ...
06:58 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Grandma Rides Roller Coaster for the First Time and More
This week’s viral video recap features some epic firsts that — luckily for us — were captured on videoWatch a 78-year-old granny ride — and love — a roller coaster for th...
06:34 am -04 - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Ed Sheeran Covered Beyonce and Now the World Is Better
Ed Sheeran covered Beyonce's hit song "Drunk in Love" while promoting his new album on the Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show Friday morning. It's like a whole different song that somehow remains just as a...
06:19 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Grumpy Cat Invades MTV Movie Awards and Wins Best Dressed
Grumpy Cat's Twitter account warned us she'd be mingling with the stars at Sunday's MTV Movie Awards. But no one warned us just how adorable she'd look in the front row.Sporting what looked like Pharr...
06:05 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 5 Memorable Things Tyrion Said to Joffrey on 'Game of Thrones'
Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers for season four, episode two of Game of Thrones. If you have not watched the episode, stop reading now.Another one bit the dust on Sunday's Game of Thrones &...
06:03 am +02 - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Watch These Women Take Their First Flight Together
If you fly often, you probably take air travel for granted. Flying over oceans and across continents is less exciting the third or fourth time aroundBut you might see your next flight differently afte...
05:59 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Recap: 9 Reasons to Be Sad the Bastard is Dead
Oh, go on, celebrate. Clap your hands, whoop and do your happy dances. Ding-dong, King Joffrey’s dead, blah blah blah.You’re going to be sad in the long run, Game of Thrones fans.See ...
05:59 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Recap: 9 Reasons to Be Sad Someone Really Important Is Dead
Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers for season four, episode two of Game of Thrones. If you have not watched the episode, stop reading now.Oh, go on, celebrate. Clap your hands, whoop and ...
05:48 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable MTV Movie Awards: 9 Vines From the Car to the Nokia Theatre
If you've ever wondered what it was like to go to the MTV Movie Awards as a guest, well — you're just like me.Sunday was my first time coming to the Nokia Theatre for the Rock 'N' Roll Oscars. I...
05:04 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Must Reads: 1 Year After Boston, No Escape From Heartbleed 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 ...
04:51 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Another Google Glass Wearer Attacked in San Francisco
The perils of wearing Google Glass became apparent yet again when a man wearing the device was attacked on the streets of San Francisco on FridayKyle Russell, a 20-year-old journalist, was wrapping up...
04:03 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Watch These Women Take Their First Flight Together
If you fly often, you probably take air travel for granted. Flying over oceans and across continents is less exciting the third or fourth time aroundBut you might see your next flight differently afte...
03:19 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable White House to Allow NSA to Exploit Some Internet Security Flaws
The White House has weighed in on the Heartbleed bug and its reported exploitation by the NSA.In a New York Times report on Saturday, senior administration officials said that President Obama has deci...
02:44 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Crowdemand Is Like Kickstarter for Fashion Designers
Now anyone can get a feel for what it's like to be Miranda Priestly, the infamous fashion diva from the film The Devil Wears Prada.A new crowd-powered fashion website wants to simultaneously give...
02:00 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable If Other TV Shows Adopted 'Mad Men' Opening
Imagine if other famous television shows took place in the Mad Men universe.SpongeBob SquarePants probably wouldn't survive the cutthroat advertising industry. Not to mention the fact that Mr. SquareP...
01:33 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Three Dead in Shootings at Jewish Centers in Kansas
Three people are dead and a "person of interest" is in custody after two separate shootings were reported at Jewish-related locations in Overland Park, Kan., a spokesperson from the Overland Park Poli...
01:15 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Watch Coachella Day 3 Live: Beck, Arcade Fire and 25 More Acts
What surprises will day three of Coachella's first weekend bring us after day one gave us an Outkast reunion and day two shocked us with Beyonce's unexpected cameo? The scheduled lineup features indie...
12:48 am +02 - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Beyonce Crashes Coachella With Surprise Dance Break
Out of nowhere, Beyonce returned to Coachella for the first time since 2010 when on Saturday she made quite the energetic cameo during her younger sister Solange's set.The Knowles siblings, like siste...
12:45 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable Window to Cut Global Warming Is Narrowing, UN Report Finds
The window of opportunity to avoid an amount of global warming that global leaders have agreed would be “dangerous” is rapidly closing, with just a decade left for the world to begin under...
12:31 am GMT - Mon, April 14, 2014
Mashable 'Hypercharger' Juices Your Phone Twice as Fast as a Regular Battery
Battery life: It's the wall our gadgets are always running up against. Today's smartphones and tablets can do wonderful things, but staying connected and running apps consumes power, which is why port...
11:30 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Puns Are Coming: 15 'Game of Thrones' Jokes
Brace yourself — puns are coming.Comedians and diehard Game of Thrones fans Dave Barclay and Matt Kowall have some clever jokes to help you laugh through season fourSee also: 10 'Game of Thrones...
10:48 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Beyonce Crashes Coachella With Surprise Dance Break
Out of nowhere, Beyonce returned to Coachella for the first time since 2010 when on Saturday she made quite the energetic cameo during her younger sister Solange's set.The Knowles siblings, like siste...
10:43 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable 13 Photos of the Crazy Coachella Experience Your Friends Are Sure to Brag About
Each year, thousands of people flock to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif. for a two-weekend, three-day music and arts festival.Coachella is the largest music festival in the U.S., and is known for...
10:43 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable 13 Photos of the Crazy Coachella Experience Your Friends Are Bragging About
Each year, thousands of people flock to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif. for a two-weekend, three-day music and arts festival.Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is one of the largest music ...
10:00 pm -04 - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable If Other TV Shows Adopted 'Mad Men' Opening
Imagine if other famous television shows took place in the Mad Men universe.SpongeBob SquarePants probably wouldn't survive the cutthroat advertising industry. Not to mention the fact that Mr. SquareP...
08:56 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Chile Forest Fire Leaves at Least 16 Dead, 500 Homes Destroyed
A deadly forest fire in the port city of Valparaiso, Chile, has killed at least 16 people, and destroyed 500 homes, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said on Sunday.More than 10,000 people have been...
08:56 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Chile Forest Fire Leaves at Least 11 Dead, 1,000 Homes Destroyed
This story was updated most recently at 8:40 p.m. ET on April 13.A deadly forest fire in the port city of Valparaiso, Chile, has killed at least 11 people, and destroyed 1,000 homes, Chilean President...
07:35 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Investigators Suspect MH370's Black-Box Batteries Have Died: Report
The multinational flotilla scouring the seas to the west of Perth, Australia for signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have not heard any electronic pings from the plane's cockpit voice or...
07:00 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Gaze Into the Dreamy Eyes of Don Draper
Where will we leave Don Draper? That's the question on Mad Men fans' minds as we head into the final season. Everyone's favorite ad man has had his ups and downs, and now we'll find out if his life bu...
06:45 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Casualties Reported as Ukraine Launches 'Anti-Terrorist' Effort
The takeover of Ukraine government buildings turned bloody Sunday, as government forces sought to retake a building seized by pro-Russian militants in the eastern city of SlovianskUkraine Interior Min...
06:45 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Ukraine President Sets Deadline for Pro-Russia Militants to Disarm
UPDATE - April 14, 5:10 p.m. ET: In a televised speech on Sunday that came in response to the deadly violence in eastern Ukraine, the country's acting president Oleksander Turchinov gave pro-Russian m...
06:30 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable 10 Wall Decor DIY's That Will Make Your Landlord Happy
Those drab, white walls can be a nightmare for some city dwellers who need a little color in their lives. An apartment's decor is like owning your space - so how do you take claim your place when you'...
06:30 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable 10 Wall Decor DIYs That Will Make Your Landlord Happy
Those drab, white walls can be a nightmare for some city dwellers who need a little color in their lives. An apartment's decor is like owning your space - so how do you take claim your place when you'...
05:00 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable 3 Techniques for Acing a Phone Interview
Increasingly, employers are phone screening job candidates before inviting them for an on-site interview.Maybe this is good news. Phone interviews are easier, right? You can have a bunch of cheat shee...
03:30 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable How to Stand Up for Yourself at Work and Get What You Need
When my client Margaret called me, she was in a state of total frustration.She was a hard working, positive-minded, let’s-get-it-done kind of employee, and had never had performance issues in he...
03:06 pm GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Can You Beat 400 People at U.S. Geography?
Just where the hell is Wyoming, anyway? If a survey of 400 people on the Internet is any indication, most of us have no idea.The folks at Movoto wanted to test common theories about geographic illiter...
02:45 pm -04 - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Casualties Reported as Ukraine Launches 'Anti-Terrorist' Effort
The takeover of Ukraine government buildings turned bloody Sunday, as government forces sought to retake a building seized by pro-Russian militants in the eastern city of SlovianskUkraine Interior Min...
12:00 pm -07 - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Gaze Into the Dreamy Eyes of Don Draper
Where will we leave Don Draper? That's the question on Mad Men fans' minds as we head into the final season. Everyone's favorite ad man has had his ups and downs, and now we'll find out if his life bu...
07:59 am GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Neil Young's Long Fight to Restore the Quality of Music
Neil Young has been disappointed by the sound of his own music for more than 30 years.Back in 1982, Young listened to some of his songs on a CD for the first time and couldn't help but "question what ...
06:00 am GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable To Sell His Honey, Chinese Man Covers His Entire Body in Bees
Covering yourself in bees is one way to generate marketing buzz.She Ping, a Chinese beekeeper and honey merchant, covered his body in more than 460,000 bees in a publicity stunt designed to increase s...
04:00 am GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable A-List Investors, 1 Million Downloads: Is Selfie App 'Shots' For Real?
There are two days that Shots CEO John Shahidi says he will never forgetThe first happened in December of 2011, when Shahidi was still running the mobile gaming company RockLive. He woke up to find on...
03:51 am GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Co-Pilot on MH370 Attempted an In-Flight Call, Report Says
The co-pilot aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 reportedly attempted a call from a mobile phone just before the plane disappeared.Co-pilot Fariq Abdul Hamid's phone briefly connected to a cell tower,...
03:00 am GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Boatbound: Airbnb of Boats Makes Getting on the Water Easy
Eric Collins spent three years watching diners dock their boats at Sam's Anchor Cafe, the waterfront establishment where he works on San Francisco Bay, but could never afford to buy his own — un...
02:51 am GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable This Outkast Reunion Concert Is Coachella's Most-Tweeted Moment
All eyes were on Outkast at Coachella when André 3000 and Big Boi performed together for the first time in seven years. So it was only fitting that, like caged animals at a zoo, the hip-hop headl...
02:15 am GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable 3D-Film Pioneer James Cameron Talks VR Filmmaking and Oculus Rift
As the director of the highest-grossing movie of all time — the 3D technology-driven Avatar — when James Cameron talks new film technology, Hollywood and Silicon Valley listenThat's why wh...
01:26 am GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable Hackathons Are the New Career Fairs
For those looking to score a job at a hot tech startup or a coveted spot with a tech behemoth like Facebook or Square, the job search scene has an up-and-coming competitor to the traditional career fa...
12:15 am GMT - Sun, April 13, 2014
Mashable BMW Expands Recall to Half a Million Cars Over Faulty Engine Bolts
BMW has issued a recall for 489,000 vehicles due to faulty bolts in some of the company’s six-cylinder engines that could lead to failure and stalling, according to multiple reports.The models i...
11:28 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable PAX Gaming Convention Adds Fourth Event in Texas
The Penny Arcade eXpo (PAX), America's biggest consumer video-game convention, is adding a fourth annual date in Texas. PAX South will debut in San Antonio, Texas on January 23 to 25, 2015.Creators of...
10:36 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Scientists Discover Evidence of a New Type of Matter: the Tetraquark
The recent identification of a long-theorized particle provides strong evidence of a new form of matter.Scientists working on the Large Hadron Collider, the most powerful particle collider in the worl...
10:30 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable 14 Quotes That Haunt New Yorkers
New York City is filled with strong, resilient people — ones who pay astronomical prices to be here, fighting bed bugs, blizzards and delayed trains along the wayBut mess up a New Yorker's brunc...
09:11 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Instagram Is Down, Users Flock to Twitter to Complain
Instagram appears to be down for most users.Mobile users are able to open the app, but no new images are displayed. The app perpetually loads without actually surfacing new photosSee also: 10 Must-Fo...
07:59 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Amazon Smartphone With 3D Display Coming This Fall, Report Says
Amazon's hardware efforts will soon extend into the smartphone space, with the ecommerce giant debuting a new handset this fall, according to a reportFollowing years of rumors, supposed leaks and anal...
07:59 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable 5 Can't-Miss Apps: Dropbox's Carousel and More
Between all the Heartbleed revelations, and figuring out which passwords you now need to change, you may have overlooked some of this week's best new apps.Luckily, Mashable creates a roundup each week...
07:44 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Watch Coachella Day 2 Live: Lorde, Pharrell, Skrillex and 25 More Acts
Day one of Coachella has come and gone, paving the way for a stellar day-two lineup of nearly 30 musical acts — all of which you can watch via the live streams, belowLorde, fresh off performing ...
07:30 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Everything You Need to Make Your Own Urban Garden
You might have thought having a green thumb in your apartment was impossible. Close quarters and limited sunlight doesn't just put a damper on your closet space, it can also be hazardous for plant lif...
07:28 pm -04 - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable PAX Gaming Convention Adds Fourth Event in Texas
BOSTON, Mass. — The Penny Arcade eXpo (PAX), America's biggest consumer video-game convention, is adding a fourth annual date in Texas. PAX South will debut in San Antonio, Texas on January 23 t...
07:24 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Masked Gunmen Seize Security Buildings in Eastern Ukraine
The crisis in Ukraine escalated Saturday, as pro-Russian masked gunmen seized a police station and a security-services building in the city of Sloviansk, near the Russian border. Kyiv Post, a Ukrain...
06:30 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Marvel's Superheroes are Super Selfie-Absorbed
Superheroes don't have time for such idle pursuits like the perfect selfie — there's a city that needs saving!An artist known as Billy Butcher imagined what would happen if various Marvel comic ...
06:00 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable This Colbert Wants a Word With Stephen Col-bear
Image: Mashable, Bob Al-GreeneStephen Colbert, I have a T-bone to pick with you.Your deliberate French pronunciation of our surname has caused a great deal of trouble in my life since your first appea...
05:11 pm -04 - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Instagram Is Down, Users Flock to Twitter to Complain
Instagram appears to be down for most users.Mobile users are able to open the app, but no new images are displayed. The app perpetually loads without actually surfacing new photosSee also: 10 Must-Fo...
04:15 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Can You Renege on a Job Offer Once You've Accepted?
Whether it’s Pinterest, the NFL, or that cool boutique agency in your field, you probably have that one company you’d drop everything to work for. And typically, it’s not a big deal ...
03:45 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Proof That Brazil Is World Cup Soccer's True Home
The 2014 World Cup officially kicks off in Brazil two months from Saturday. Off-the-pitch worries — massive protests and crime chief among them — are well-founded, to be sure. But when it ...
03:30 pm -04 - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Everything You Need to Make Your Own Urban Garden
You might have thought having a green thumb in your apartment was impossible. Close quarters and limited sunlight doesn't just put a damper on your closet space, it can also be hazardous for plant lif...
03:04 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable 11 Refreshing Desktop Backgrounds to Celebrate Springtime
Spring is here, and it's time for your computer to reflect the spirit of the seasonTo soak up all the feelings that come with warmer weather and budding nature, even when you're tucked indoors, change...
01:00 pm GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable 64% of World's Extreme Poor Live in Just 5 Countries
The World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) continue to hold their annual spring meetings in Washington, D.C., this weekend. Thousands of government officials and and NGOs are...
11:45 am -04 - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Proof That Brazil Is World Cup Soccer's True Home
The 2014 World Cup officially kicks off in Brazil two months from Saturday. Off-the-pitch worries — massive protests and crime chief among them — are well-founded, to be sure. But when it ...
11:30 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Watch a Cute Video, Help a Dog in Need
Pat yourself on the back — watching cute puppy videos online has never been so rewarding.Dog food company Pedigree has launched an adoption drive in New Zealand to help homeless dogs find perman...
10:04 am -05 - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable 11 Refreshing Desktop Backgrounds to Celebrate Springtime
Spring is here, and it's time for your computer to reflect the spirit of the seasonTo soak up all the feelings that come with warmer weather and budding nature, even when you're tucked indoors, change...
09:00 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Can 'Stephen Colbert' Transition to Stephen Colbert?
There have been brands that rebranded themselves and celebrities that have changed their images. But what about an entertainer whose brand is based on an exaggerated version of himself?That's the uniq...
07:59 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Fake Funeral Prank Causes Tears, Not Laughs
A woman thinks she's going to meet a friend. When she gets there, she realizes that there's a funeral going on — hers.That's the premise of this anti-speeding public service announcement from Be...
07:00 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Hacker Weev Gets Sentence Thrown Out
Infamous Internet troll and "iPad hacker" Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer will get out of jail early, after a circuit judge vacated his sentence on Friday.More than a year ago, Auernheimer was found guilty ...
06:30 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Two U.S. Soccer Stars Each Make More Than 15 MLS Teams
Clint Dempsey is a damn fine soccer player, but is he this good? Dempsey, who returned to Major League Soccer (MLS) from the English Premier League in August, is making $6.695 million in guaranteed sa...
06:01 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Android 4.1.1 Devices are Vulnerable to Heartbleed
It's not just websites and routers that are vulnerable to the web-wide bug Heartbleed — certain Android models are at risk too.See also: The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change...
05:25 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable LinkedIn Says Mystery App Is Coming Soon
LinkedIn has big plans for mobile adoption in 2014, and a new standalone app (or two) appears to be among themThe professional networking company has "more apps planned" for 2014, according to Parker ...
04:46 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Comedy Central's 'Colbert' Derby Begins, and Any Show Can Win
Comedy Central is leaving all formats on the table when it comes to filling the 11:30 timeslot that becomes vacant at the end of 2014 with the departure of Stephen Colbert — including, but defin...
04:00 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Lab-Grown Vaginas Successfully Implanted in Patients
Researchers have grown vaginas in a lab, and the organs are working normally in four teenage patients who were among the first people to receive such an implant, scientists reported April 10, 2014.All...
03:59 am -04 - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Fake Funeral Prank Causes Tears, Not Laughs
A woman thinks she's going to meet a friend. When she gets there, she realizes that there's a funeral going on — hers.That's the premise of this anti-speeding public service announcement from Be...
03:54 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Comedy Central's 'Colbert' Derby Begins, and Any Kind of Show Can Win
Comedy Central is leaving all formats on the table when it comes to filling the 11:30 timeslot that becomes vacant at the end of 2014 with the departure of Stephen Colbert — including, but defin...
03:00 am -04 - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Hacker Weev Gets Sentence Thrown Out
Infamous Internet troll and "iPad hacker" Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer will get out of jail early, after a circuit judge vacated his sentence on Friday.More than a year ago, Auernheimer was found guilty ...
03:00 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Mashable Explains: What Is the Heartbleed Encryption Bug?
Heartbleed, the bug being called one of the Internet's biggest security threats, has been around for two years — but it was only recently discovered. While many companies have released patches, ...
02:23 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable For Crimea, Google Shows Different Borders Based on Your Location
Russia's Minister of Communications and Mass Media noticed it first"Google has included #Crimea to Russia on their maps," Nikolay Nikiforov tweeted on Friday, showing a screenshot of Crimea on Google ...
02:01 am -04 - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Android 4.1.1 Devices are Vulnerable to Heartbleed
It's not just websites and routers that are vulnerable to the web-wide bug Heartbleed — certain Android models are at risk too.See also: The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change...
02:00 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Scientists 3D Print a 'Tumor' of Cancer Cells
Using 3D printing, researchers have made a tumor-like lump of cancer cells in the lab, and they say this lump shows a greater resemblance to natural cancer than do the two-dimensional cultured cells g...
01:25 am -04 - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable LinkedIn Says Mystery App Is Coming Soon
LinkedIn has big plans for mobile adoption in 2014, and a new standalone app (or two) appears to be among themThe professional networking company has "more apps planned" for 2014, according to Parker ...
01:10 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Elmo Adorably Refuses to 'Do It for the Vine'
Thanks to Elmo, we've learned that you don't always need to do it for the VineAlongside comedian Craig Robinson, the furry redhead parodied the "Do it for the Vine" meme with his own Sesame Street ver...
12:49 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Amazon Appstore Hits 200,000 Apps, Almost Tripling in 1 Year
Amazon's Appstore almost tripled in size in the past year, growing to include more than 200,000 apps, the company's CEO Jeff Bezos announced.Bezos revealed the latest numbers for Amazon's app marketpl...
12:41 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Right Now, This Is Basically How We All Feel About Heartbleed
Image: Lance UlanoffThe only thing worse than learning about the Heartbleed security bug that left millions of sites vulnerable (and your data exposed) is that the NSA may have known all along and be...
12:09 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Report: NSA Knew About Heartbleed Bug for 2 Years and Said Nothing
The NSA knew about the Internet security bug Heartbleed and regularly used it to gather intelligence for at least two years, anonymous sources told Bloomberg.If the report is true, the NSA could have ...
12:06 am GMT - Sat, April 12, 2014
Mashable Michigan State Coach Offers Moving Eulogy for 'Princess' Lacey
Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old girl who struck up an unlikely friendship with Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne, died this week after a long bout with cancerHer story of meeting Payne when...
11:47 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Drake Goes Undercover to See What Fans Really Think of Him
He started from the bottom, now he's an undercover reporter for Jimmy KimmelRapper Drake appeared on Thursday's Jimmy Kimmel Live to find out what fans really thought of him (what a brave soul). He di...
11:45 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 7 Emotional Moments From Nirvana's Hall of Fame Induction
Grunge rock band Nirvana entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony on Thursday, 20 years after the world lost Kurt Cobain in 1994.Inside New York City's Barclays Center, Nirv...
11:27 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 5 Things to Know About the Most Powerful Woman in Health Care*
*Pending her confirmation.Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from her post as secretary of the U.S. Health and Human Services, thus relinquishing her responsibility for the buggy Healthcare.gov. President...
11:13 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Al Jazeera America Announces First Layoffs Since Launch
Al Jazeera America has initiated its first round of layoffs since its launch, with its social media-focused show The Stream and its sports division taking the brunt of the cuts.The layoffs were widely...
11:00 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable You're Not Going to Deform Your Spine by Texting Too Much
Constant texting can be dangerous — whether it's behind the wheel or crossing the street. But it turns out that perennial claims that texting is having an adverse, and potentially lethal, impact...
10:32 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Reddit Offers Trending Subreddits on Front Page
If you follow the front page of Reddit, you may notice it looks a little different Friday.Following the trend of listing trends, Reddit has added a trending section to its main page, which drives more...
10:15 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable There Is No 'Next Silicon Valley'
It seems as though most every place that isn't actually Silicon Valley lays some claim to being the next Silicon Valley. Fair enough: Tech companies are the future, and it doesn't seem to be getting a...
10:01 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Court Upholds Killer Whale Safety Ruling Against SeaWorld
SeaWorld acted irresponsibly as an employer by exposing trainers to "recognized hazards" when they worked with killer whales, a U.S. appeals court in Washington, D.C. confirmed FridayThe ruling, in a ...
10:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Scientists 3D Print a 'Tumor' of Cancer Cells
Using 3D printing, researchers have made a tumor-like lump of cancer cells in the lab, and they say this lump shows a greater resemblance to natural cancer than do the two-dimensional cultured cells g...
09:45 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 'Allegiant' to Be Split Into 2 Films, Copying 'Hunger Games' Again
It didn't seem possible, but the Divergent series has found yet another way to crib off The Hunger Games.Allegiant, the third book in Veronica Roth's derivative young adult trilogy, will be ...
09:10 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Elmo Adorably Refuses to 'Do It for the Vine'
Thanks to Elmo, we've learned that you don't always need to do it for the VineAlongside comedian Craig Robinson, the furry redhead parodied the "Do it for the Vine" meme with his own Sesame Street ver...
09:07 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Heartbleed Fallout Continues: Canada Orders Shutdown of More Gov't Sites
After shutting down its online tax-filing services on Tuesday, Canada is taking further precautionary measures against the Heartbleed Internet security bug. The country is ordering various government ...
09:05 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Pixel Insanity Continues: Here's the First Quad HD OLED Phone Screen
Though their importance is questionable, pixel counts in cellphones are on the rise. The first Quad HD phones — that would be devices with 2,560 x 1,440 resolution — launched back in Octo...
08:49 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Amazon Appstore Hits 200,000 Apps, Almost Tripling in 1 Year
Amazon's Appstore almost tripled in size in the past year, growing to include more than 200,000 apps, the company's CEO Jeff Bezos announced.Bezos revealed the latest numbers for Amazon's app marketpl...
08:44 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Subway Rider Spots Crafty Credit Card Skimmer
An eagle-eyed New York City subway rider has spotted and removed what turned out to be a rather sophisticated credit card skimming system from the front of a MetroCard vending machine.Skimmer after be...
08:24 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Tropical Cyclone Ita Buffets Australia, But Worst-Case Scenario Averted
Tropical Cyclone Ita, one of the most formidable storms to ever threaten Australia, crossed the coast of northern Queensland near Cape Flattery at about 10 p.m. local time on April 11. Fortunately for...
08:09 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Report: NSA Knew About Heartbleed Bug for 2 Years and Said Nothing
The NSA knew about the Internet security bug Heartbleed and regularly used it to gather intelligence for at least two years, anonymous sources told Bloomberg.If the report is true — both the Whi...
07:59 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Video Suggests a Mutated History
First it was the bent bullet video, suggesting that Magneto may have been responsible for the assassination of JFK. If you thought that was as far as 20th Century Fox Films was going with its Forrest ...
07:53 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Myanmar Newspapers Print Black Front Pages to Protest Government Crackdown
Some newspapers in Myanmar are taking a stand against a crackdown on journalists by printing black front pages with messages decrying the recent sentencing of Zaw Pe.The case has alarmed media watcher...
07:45 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 7 Emotional Moments From Nirvana's Hall of Fame Induction
Grunge rock band Nirvana entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony on Thursday, 20 years after the world lost Kurt Cobain in 1994.Inside New York City's Barclays Center, Nirv...
07:40 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Before and After Satellite Images Show Russian Military's Buildup
Busted.One day after an official in the Russian military general staff accused NATO of publishing old satellite images that show the country’s military amassing on its border with Ukraine, the m...
07:40 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable NATO: Boom, Here's Proof of Russian Troops on Ukraine Border
Busted.One day after an official in the Russian military general staff accused NATO of publishing old satellite images that show the country’s military amassing on its border with Ukraine, the m...
07:14 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Watch Coachella Day 1 Live: Outkast, Zedd and 28 More Acts
The first weekend of Coachella begins Friday, and you don't have to be anywhere near the music festival to watch the action. Three live streams will bring 30 acts to youOutkast's late-night performanc...
07:13 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Al Jazeera America Announces First Layoffs Since Launch
Al Jazeera America has initiated its first round of layoffs since its launch, with its social media-focused show The Stream and its sports division taking the brunt of the cuts.The layoffs were widely...
07:05 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Eesha Khare: Inventing the One-Minute Mobile Phone Charger
Clear, unimpeded communication is the obsession of the modern age. Our most brilliant minds work tirelessly to connect the citizens of every nation, from every social strata. The ease of social media ...
07:00 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable You're Not Going to Deform Your Spine by Texting Too Much
Constant texting can be dangerous — whether it's behind the wheel or crossing the street. But it turns out that perennial claims that texting is having an adverse, and potentially lethal, impact...
06:56 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable February Was the Cruelest Month for Air Travel
If you had a flight canceled in February, you were not alone.U.Sairlines canceled 23,719 flights (5.5%) that month. That was enough to make it the worst February for domestic air travel since the Depa...
06:33 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Report: 44% of Registered Twitter Users Have Never Tweeted
Twitter power users are rare birds, according to a new report.Twopcharts, a site that monitors web activity, found that 44% of Twitter's 974 million registered users have never tweeted, according to T...
06:32 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Reddit Offers Trending Subreddits on Front Page
If you follow the front page of Reddit, you may notice it looks a little different Friday.Following the trend of listing trends, Reddit has added a trending section to its main page, which drives more...
06:25 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable WikiLeaks Live Tweets Glenn Greenwald's Flight to US
Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, two of the journalists Edward Snowden chose as recipients of the leaked cache of NSA secret documents that dominated headlines across the world for months, are about...
06:16 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Pope Francis Takes Responsibility for 'All the Evil' of Sexually Abusive Priests
Pope Francis has asked forgiveness for priests who have sexually abused children and declared that the Catholic Church would impose sanctions on them.Francis made the statement to a Catholic chil...
06:15 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable There Is No 'Next Silicon Valley'
It seems as though most every place that isn't actually Silicon Valley lays some claim to being the next Silicon Valley. Fair enough: Tech companies are the future, and it doesn't seem to be getting a...
05:45 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 'Allegiant' to Be Split Into 2 Films, Copying 'Hunger Games' Again
It didn't seem possible, but the Divergent series has found yet another way to crib off The Hunger Games.Allegiant, the third book in Veronica Roth's derivative young adult trilogy, will be ...
04:46 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Papua New Guinea
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Friday morning.The U.S. geological survey placed the epicenter 35 miles southwest of the town of Panguna on Bougainville Island.See ...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 7 Savory Cocktails to Celebrate Spring
Sweet or Savory? It's a constant battle that's raged against refined pallets across the globe for centuries.The term savory has many different meanings to people, but it typically denotes a flavor pro...
04:19 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Security Startup DSTRUX Gives All Your Files the Snapchat Treatment
If you've ever hit "send" and regretted it, then DSTRUX is for you.DSTRUX, a seven-person New York startup, on Friday released a cloud-based technology by the same name that lets you send photos and d...
04:13 pm -07 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Al Jazeera America Announces First Layoffs Since Launch
Al Jazeera America has initiated its first round of layoffs since its launch, with its social media-focused show The Stream and its sports division taking the brunt of the cuts.The layoffs were widely...
04:07 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Late-Night Hosts Chime In on Stephen Colbert's New Job
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04:05 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Coming to Terms With Humanity's Inevitable Union With Machines
Our robot overlords are already here.We’re just anthropomorphizing our technology in more subtle ways than we’d imagined in the past. We stigmatize Theodore Twombly, Joaquin Phoenix’...
03:59 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Video Suggests a Mutated History
First it was the bent bullet video, suggesting that Magneto may have been responsible for the assassination of JFK. If you thought that was as far as 20th Century Fox Films was going with its Forrest ...
03:53 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Myanmar Newspapers Print Black Front Pages to Protest Government Crackdown
Some newspapers in Myanmar are taking a stand against a crackdown on journalists by printing black front pages with messages decrying the recent sentencing of Zaw Pe.The case has alarmed media watcher...
03:40 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable NATO: Boom, Here's Proof of Russian Troops on Ukraine Border
Busted.One day after an official in the Russian military general staff accused NATO of publishing old satellite images that show the country’s military amassing on its border with Ukraine, the m...
03:37 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Stephen Colbert's Replacement: A Question Even Bigger Than Letterman's
Stephen Colbert's ascent to The Late Show was big news, 'tis true — but in terms of viewers and impact on the late-night landscape overall, Colbert's replacement will be just as big a deal.When ...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Hold a Meme in Your Hand Thanks to 3D Printing
If you've ever wanted to have your very own Doge, now is your chance. These fun figurines are primed and ready to jump off your News Feeds and onto your desks thanks to 3D printing.Shapeways is a fac...
03:08 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 8 Rad College Courses Inspired by the Internet
Class, let's talk about the InternetThe web is the inspiration behind a bevy of college courses in the modern age. Obsessed with YouTube? Head to Pitzer College for a course called "Learning From YouT...
02:56 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable February Was the Cruelest Month for Air Travel
If you had a flight canceled in February, you were not alone.U.Sairlines canceled 23,719 flights (5.5%) that month. That was enough to make it the worst February for domestic air travel since the Depa...
02:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Animals Take Over the Paris Metro in Enchanting Photo Series
Next time you complain about the sweaty guy breathing down your neck during your morning commute, just be glad an elephant isn't cramping the car. They probably lean on the subway poles like jerks.Pho...
02:16 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Pope Francis Takes Responsibility for 'All the Evil' of Sexually Abusive Priests
Pope Francis has asked forgiveness for priests who have sexually abused children and declared that the Catholic Church would impose sanctions on them.Francis made the statement to a Catholic chil...
02:10 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable What to Ask When You're Interviewing Interns
A great intern can be a huge win for your work life. You have another set of hands on board to help with unfinished projects or tackle the much-needed research that just seems to sit there waiting for...
02:03 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 12 Hit Albums With Deep Roots in Tech
Music and technology go hand-in-hand. Many artists are so intrigued by the connected world that they craft entire albums of tech-themed tracks.From Luddite musings about the Internet to gung-ho recept...
01:44 pm -07 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Subway Rider Spots Crafty Credit Card Skimmer
An eagle-eyed New York City subway rider has spotted and removed what turned out to be a rather sophisticated credit card skimming system from the front of a MetroCard vending machine.Skimmer after be...
12:59 pm -07 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Video Suggests a Mutated History
First it was the bent bullet video, suggesting that Magneto may have been responsible for the assassination of JFK. If you thought that was as far as 20th Century Fox Films was going with its Forrest ...
12:52 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Imogen Heap Takes High-Tech Musical Glove to Kickstarter
In 2011, Grammy Award-winning musician Imogen Heap demonstrated a pair of gloves that could make music with hand gestures during a TED talk in Edinburgh.After almost four years of development in which...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 7 Savory Cocktails to Celebrate Spring
Sweet or Savory? It's a constant battle that's raged against refined pallets across the globe for centuries.The term savory has many different meanings to people, but it typically denotes a flavor pro...
12:18 pm GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable This Wax Should Stop Your Glasses Slipping
Those of us who need glasses — and are too afraid to touch their eyes to wear contacts — have to put up with some annoying and frustrating things. Rain, smudges and 3D movies can be real p...
11:49 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S5 and New Gear Devices Now Available Globally
Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, today goes on sale in 125 countries, including the U.S. It also becomes available in Europe, Middle East, Latin America and most markets in Asia.The c...
10:24 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 21st Century View-Master Uses Your Phone to Enter Virtual Reality
When Facebook spent $2 billion to acquire of Oculus Rift, virtual reality technology took center stage in the tech world — but many felt the headset was too bulky to be appealing.Now Altergaze, ...
08:30 am -07 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Hold a Meme in Your Hand Thanks to 3D Printing
If you've ever wanted to have your very own Doge, now is your chance. These fun figurines are primed and ready to jump off your News Feeds and onto your desks thanks to 3D printing.Shapeways is a fac...
08:26 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Officials Hopeful Despite 'No Breakthrough' in Missing Plane Search
Australian PM Tony Abbott thinks this is it.Speaking to reporters during a state visit to Shanghai, the Australian leader said he was "confident" the sounds his search teams had picked up were coming ...
07:59 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable How to Survive Coachella 2014
Starting Friday, the small desert town of Indio, Calif. will host tens of thousands of people attending the 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.Spanning two weekends, Coachella is the larges...
07:30 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable U.S. Teens Still Prefer Shopping Offline, Study Says
Global ecommerce sales are expected to hit $1.5 trillion this year — a very healthy 20.1% increase from 2013. But a new study shows one surprising demographic is still devoted to shopping in bri...
07:05 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Google Starts Scanning All Android Apps For Malware
Google is taking new steps to ensure Android users are protected from malware and other harmful apps.The company announced Thursday it is expanding its app verification service to monitor all the apps...
06:40 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Basis Carbon Steel Edition: A Wearable That's Actually Wearable
In the last year alone, the question has shifted from whether we’ll be wearing wearables in the near future to which one is our favorite and what we want to try next. In fact, thanks to the prol...
06:15 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable NASA Starts Building Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft
NASA gave the go-ahead to start construction of the first asteroid-bound spacecraft on Wednesday, which is scheduled to launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida during the Fall of 2016.OSIRIS-R...
05:50 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable One-Legged Soccer Star Is Your Ultimate Inspiration
When the World Cup kicks off in Brazil on June 12, the planet's best soccer players will be on display before all of humanity. Superstars such as Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentina's Lionel Messi...
05:00 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Lazy Sloths Squealing Will Make You Scream
Despite being the laziest animal in existence, the sloth continues to make a large impact on animal lovers.The super-cut features the unexpectedly adorable squeaks, squeals and shrieks of a few orphan...
04:59 am -03 - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable How to Survive Coachella 2014
Starting Friday, the small desert town of Indio, Calif. will host tens of thousands of people attending the 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.Spanning two weekends, Coachella is the larges...
04:58 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable LinkedIn Will Find You Better Jobs at Your Current Company
LinkedIn knows when its users are looking to switch jobs. Now the company believes it's identified why.A new LinkedIn survey asked more than 7,500 users what sparked their recent job switch. Some of t...
04:35 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Networking Equipment Makers Scramble to Patch Heartbleed
It's not just websites that are vulnerable to Heartbleed. The OpenSSL encryption library at the heart of the massive Internet bug is in use other places, too — including network hardware such as...
04:03 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 'The Simpsons' Spoofs 'Mad Men' Teasers
"Next Week on AMC's Mad Men."Just hearing those words at the end of a Mad Men episode is enough to make viewers that want to remain spoiler-free reach for the remote. Unfortunately, most people can't ...
03:35 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable RIP, 'Stephen Colbert'
The faux fireplace that scantily warms the set of Stephen Colbert’s The Colbert Report features a saying engraved in the wall above it: videri quam esse, Latin for “to seem, rather than to...
03:08 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Resigns
Kathleen Sebelius has decided to step down from her Cabinet post as the head of Health and Human Services, according to White House officials — and a replacement is already waiting in the wings....
02:42 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable U.S. Regulators Warn Banks About Heartbleed Bug
U.S. financial regulators expect banks to patch their systems to protect against the Heartbleed security bug, according to an alert sent to banks ThursdayThe Federal Financial Institutions Examination...
02:00 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Julia Louis-Dreyfus Responds to Rolling Stone Flub With Cheeky #TBT
Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus graces the cover of this week's Rolling Stone, unveiled Wednesday, showing off a lot of patriotism and skinThe actress appears on the cover naked, wearing nothing but the...
01:45 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable The Programmer Behind Heartbleed Speaks Out: It Was an Accident
The Internet bug known as Heartbleed was introduced to the world on New Year's Eve in December 2011. Now, one of the people involved is sharing his side of the story.Programmer Robin Seggelmann says h...
01:21 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Dangerous Tropical Cyclone Ita To Make Landfall in Australia
Tropical Cyclone Ita, which surprised forecasters by rapidly intensifying into a fierce, compact storm that packs winds up to 160 miles per hour, is bearing down on the coast of northeastern Queenslan...
01:18 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Cory and Topanga Reunite in First 'Girl Meets World' Trailer
Girl Meets World has dropped its first trailer, giving us a 30-second peek at what's to come in this Boys Meets World spinoffCory and Topanga, still the cutest couple in town, are raising their teenag...
01:15 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable New Australian Crayfish Is a Tiny Cannibal
A new species of crayfish discovered in southeast Australia's coastal lakes and swamps is one of the world's smallest crayfish species, researchers report.The tiny, blue-black crustacean resembles its...
01:09 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Colbert Was CBS' 'Late Show' Guy Since 2012 — And Yes, He'll Keep the Name
Stephen Colbert will end The Colbert Report when his contract expires at the end of 2014, take a break, and start gearing up to take over The Late Show most likely in the fall of 2015 — part of ...
01:07 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Twitter Announces Pop-Up Notifications for Web
Twitter is bringing notification alerts to the webThe company announced Thursday that users who access Twitter.com will soon receive pop-up notifications when others on the platform engage with them &...
12:46 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Services Comixology
Amazon announced late Thursday that it has acquired Comixology, a leading digital comic book service. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.Comixology, founded in 2007, offers comic books a...
12:46 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Service Comixology
Amazon announced late Thursday that it has acquired Comixology, a leading digital comic book service. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.Comixology, founded in 2007, offers comic books a...
12:45 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable 11 Times We've Seen the Real Stephen Colbert
Who exactly is the real Stephen Colbert? Many fans have started to ask this question after CBS confirmed Thursday that Colbert would succeed David Letterman as host of The Late Show in 2015.There have...
12:26 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable It's Now Illegal to Answer Work Emails After 6 p.m. in France
Prepare to book your one-way ticket to France.France is banning employees from checking and answering work emails after 6 p.m. local time, as one of the most enchanting places to live becomes one of t...
12:25 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Google Moves One Step Closer to Modular Smartphones
Google released its first set of guidelines for developers hoping to participate in Project Ara, the company's platform for building modular smartphones. The first version of Project Ara's Module Deve...
12:05 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Limbaugh on Colbert: CBS Has Declared War on the Heartland of America
CBS has just declared war on the heartland of America.That's what Rush Limbaugh, the fiery conservative radio host, says of CBS's just-announced move to replace David Letterman with Stephen Colbert as...
12:04 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Facebook Tweaks News Feed Algorithm to Combat 'Spammy' Posts
Facebook is tweaking its news feed algorithm again, this time to combat posts that contains "like-baiting," duplicate content and "spammy links."Facebook says the algorithm change is in response to us...
12:00 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable Investor Appetite Grows for Food Delivery Startups
Investors are salivating over food delivery startups, at least judging from a series of funding announcements in recent weeks.Munchery, a startup that provides same-day delivery for meals prepared by ...
12:00 am GMT - Fri, April 11, 2014
Mashable April's Total Lunar Eclipse Series Is Not the End of the World
There has been a lot of interest recently in an upcoming series of lunar eclipses that begins April 15. These are usually described as "four blood moons" and taken by some to prophesy upcoming disaste...
11:59 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Aereo Coming to Chromecast
Streaming TV service Aereo is coming to the Chromecast on May 29.An upcoming update to the Aereo for Android app will add Chromecast support. This will let Aereo subscribers fling their live TV or clo...
11:53 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Google Glass Available to Anyone in the U.S. — for One Day Only
Next week, anyone in the United States will have the chance to become a Google Glass Explorer, but only for a brief time.Google announced a plan on Thursday to expand its Explorer program with a speci...
11:34 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Dollar Vans: Inside NYC's Huge, Hidden Transit Network
It's just past 10 a.m. on a Tuesday. Outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, cars and cabs zip down Flatbush Avenue in classic New York style: accelerate, stop, honk, repeatThe man we're here to see,...
11:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable World's Smallest 3D-Printing Pen Is Coming to Kickstarter
Humans are accustomed to drawing in the air. We gesture with our hands when talking and will try to illustrate charade secrets by "drawing" objects in space. 3D-printing pens takes those gestures, mak...
11:24 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 7.5-Foot-Tall High School Basketball Player Is Kind of a Big Deal
Tacko Fall is kind of a big deal. Actually, he's a really big deal — 7'5", to be exact. And he's only in high schoolThe Internet met Fall this week after his highlights reel (watch above) hit Yo...
11:23 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Ohio Police Chief’s Letter to Facebook Trolls Will Save Us All
An Ohio police chief has a message for Facebook trolls: Grow up.Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver was saddened to see a typical stream of “insults and innuendos” that followed his post o...
11:20 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable The Craziest Save-the-Date Video You've Ever Seen
Kim and Kanye might want to grab a pen and take some notes.San Francisco couple Bambo Obaro and Janice Jentz set out to make an "epic" save the date video for their upcoming nuptials — and, well...
11:18 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Downloading Pirated Content Is Now Illegal in the Netherlands
Downloading pirated content such as copyrighted movies or music is now illegal in the Netherlands, the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice announced on Thursdayreports.Until now, downloading copyri...
11:15 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Oh! This Tribute to 'Abbey Road' Is Darling
It was 44 years ago today that the long and winding road officially came to an end for The Beatles. It was the breakup heard across the universe that made fans twist and shout.But singer Dylan Gardner...
11:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Time-Lapse Breaks Down the 'SNL' Studio in 2 Minutes
Part of the beauty of Saturday Night Live is the fact that a live show comes to life, only for it to be scrapped in time for next week's setsUnless you're luck enough to nab tickets to the weekend's b...
10:43 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Facebook Gains FTC Approval for WhatsApp — Plus a Stern Privacy Warning
Facebook cleared a major regulatory hurdle in its acquisition of WhatsApp on Thursday when the Federal Trade Commission approved the deal with a warning on privacy obligations.The $19 billion deal wil...
10:24 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable How Brands Are Using Twitter's Redesigned Profile Pages
Visa's on, but MasterCard isn't. Microsoft has crossed over, but Google's still waiting.A look at Interbrand's Top 100 Brands reveals that 13 have adopted Twitter's new web-based profile pages, as of ...
10:15 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 5 Essential Topics Every Email Marketer Should Understand
Some years ago, OK many years ago, I joined a custom publishing agency. My first week was one of deep orientation. During that week I was taken through the details of the publishing process. I was tau...
10:11 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Tech Stocks Drop Again as Market Volatility Continues
Tech stocks continued their recent volatility on Thursday with a sharp dip led by biotechnology companies but followed by some of the major industry names.The Nasdaq Composite index of technology stoc...
10:10 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Weather Service: Please Disregard Our Giant Biblical Flood Warning
NOAA, meet Noah.The website for the National Weather Service (NWS), which is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), suffered a major malfunction on Thursday leading to the...
10:02 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 16 Things People Want Answered About Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' Takeover
CBS announced Thursday that Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as the host of The Late Show in 2015The news came as somewhat of a surprise, so, of course, Twitter was abuzz with reactions &#...
10:02 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 16 Questions People Want Answered About Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' Takeover
CBS announced Thursday that Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as the host of The Late Show in 2015The news came as somewhat of a surprise, so, of course, Twitter was abuzz with reactions &#...
09:43 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Jimmy Fallon, Stevie Nicks Recreate Classic 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around' Video
Jimmy Fallon is of course equally qualified as a musician as he is a talk show host, but the man of many talents has outdone himself this time.Last night Stevie Nicks joined Fallon on the stage of the...
09:08 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable GM Dismisses 2 Engineers in Wake of Recalls, Asks NASA for Help
General Motors put two engineers on leave who are connected to the company's ignition switch glitch, and reached out to NASA to confirm that its recalled vehicles can be driven safely. The two enginee...
09:08 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable GM Puts 2 Engineers on Leave After Recalls, Asks NASA for Help
UPDATE: April 10, 2:29 p.m. ET — General Motors will take a $1.3 billion charge in its first quarter because of the massive recalls it announced earlier this year.General Motors put two engineer...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S5: Should You Buy It?
Samsung's newest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, goes on sale this Friday in the United States on every major wireless carrier.The S5 comes packed with a new upgraded camera, a fingerprint scanner...
08:45 pm -04 - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 11 Times We've Seen the Real Stephen Colbert
Who exactly is the real Stephen Colbert? Many fans have started to ask this question after CBS confirmed Thursday that Colbert would succeed David Letterman as host of The Late Show in 2015.There have...
08:45 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable How to Suceed in Business Without Becoming a Workaholic
I watched Wolf of Wall Street recently, which inspired several flashbacks to my days in finance, working in the pit for a large bank. Seeing those crowded trading desks and excited sales traders remin...
08:45 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 40,000 Russian Troops Waiting at Ukraine Border, Satellite Images Show
NATO's top military commander believes there are 40,000 Russian troops waiting on Ukraine's border — and he has the satellite images to prove itSee also: Eastern Ukraine's Future Is Starting to ...
08:45 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable How to Succeed in Business Without Becoming a Workaholic
I watched Wolf of Wall Street recently, which inspired several flashbacks to my days in finance, working in the pit for a large bank. Seeing those crowded trading desks and excited sales traders remin...
08:34 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Internet Ad Spending Beat Broadcast TV for First Time Last Year
Revenue from U.S. Internet advertising beat broadcast television advertising for the first time in 2013, driven by a surge of spending in mobile adsDigital ad sales in the U.S. hit $42.8 billion, up 1...
08:26 pm -04 - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable It's Now Illegal to Answer Work Emails After 6 p.m. in France
Prepare to book your one-way ticket to France.France is banning employees from checking and answering work emails after 6 p.m. local time, as one of the most enchanting places to live becomes one of t...
08:15 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable This Cat Hates Your Silly Jam Sessions
Some cats just hate music.Any cat owner can relate: Sometimes, our feline friends pick the most inopportune moments to seek attention. Whether you're trying to use the bathroom, cook dinner or sleep i...
08:09 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Stephen Colbert Is Taking Over for David Letterman, CBS Confirms
Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as host of The Late Show, CBS confirmed Thursday, the last piece of a late-night overhaul that's nearly a decade in the making.Mashable first reported...
07:29 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable YouTube Remains Blocked in Turkey, Despite Court Order
YouTube remains and will remain blocked in Turkey for the time being, even though a court ordered the government to unblock the video-sharing website on WednesdayThe Turkish telecom regulator, the Inf...
07:22 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable In Signing Climate Statement, Shell Charts Different Course on Global Warming
Faced with ominous scientific warnings on global warming caused by the burning of fossil fuels like coal, oil and natural gas, two energy giants — Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell —...
07:05 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable The Social TV Revolution Isn't Here Yet
Twitter mentioned the word "television" more than 40 times in the paperwork it filed to go public last year, and for good reason. The social network has doubled down on product updates and acquisition...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 'Game of Goats' Unseats Joffrey Baaa-ratheon as King
King Joffrey, your reign is over. The people of Westeros demand a new voice to lead them all. Or in this case, a forceful "baaaah."YouTube user Marca Blanca is behind "Game of Goats," the Game of Thro...
06:45 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable When Trying to Help the Poor, One Word Can Make a Huge Difference
A social experiment from the UK shows how a counterintuitive approach to charity marketing can work better than a straightforward pitchA British charity, Pilion Trust, sent a man out on the streets of...
06:18 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Scrabble Adds Its First Crowdsourced Word: Geocache
A month after turning to fans for the first time to propose a new word for its Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, Hasbro revealed the winner: geocache.The eight-letter word, which will be challengi...
05:31 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Fundbox Looks to Streamline the $74 Trillion B2B Invoice Market
Fundbox, a startup aimed at streamlining the cash flow between businesses, has raised $17.5 million in Series A funding round led by Khosla Ventures and is sporting some impressive names in the field ...
05:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 60Plus Events in Digital Media 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...
04:33 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Papyrus Mentioning Jesus's Wife Is Likely Ancient and Not Fake, Scientists Say
A papyrus fragment that mentions Jesus's wife is likely ancient, probably dating between the sixth and ninth century, latest research showsWhen Karen L. King, the Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harva...
04:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 9 Ways 'Mean Girls' Is More Relevant Now Than High School
It's been 10 years since Cady joined the Plastics, and even though you don't have to deal with calculus anymore, adult life still has its share of cat fights and weird social rules.Re-watching Mean Gi...
04:14 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable We're Getting Close: Another Signal Detected in Malaysia Plane Search
Search teams in the southern Indian Ocean have detected yet another signal that authorities hope is coming from the black boxes on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370That makes five distinct signals in just ...
04:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 'Sims' Meets 'Animal Crossing' in Nintendo's Next Handheld Game
If you've ever wanted to scoop up all your friends, family and favorite celebrities and force them to dance, sing, fall and love and fight for your amusement, Nintendo's got your number in its new han...
03:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 9 Tips for Taking Great Vacation Photos
Vacations are precious, often hard-earned moments of sanctuary, worthy of being remembered fondly for years to come.Naturally, many people use photos to preserve their vacation memories. But when a di...
03:23 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable You Thought 4K TV Looked Real? This One Goes to 8K
Did you enjoy that hot minute of thinking 4K was the end-all, be-all for the living room TV?If you’ve been to an electronics store in the past few months, you’ve seen the candy-colored, cr...
03:02 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 10 Drinks and 10 Days, With a Connected Breathalyzer
In a movie theater, the feature film was just about to start and my 15 minutes was up. I pulled out my iPhone and plugged a small black device into the headphone jack, tilting my phone's bright screen...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Peggy Olson's Guide To Leaning In
Nobody knows the struggle of women in the workplace like Mad Men's Peggy Olson. Even after dealing with her secret trysts, sexual harassment and general day-to-day office annoyances, she still manages...
02:04 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 6 Crazy Drones You Won't Believe Exist
If the state of drones today is any indication, the time of I, Robot and The Terminator may be closer than we thought.While militarized drones are the focus of huge controversy in the U.S. and around ...
01:44 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable This Mirror Takes Your 'Selfies' and Posts Them on Twitter
As was proven in the most popular selfie ever, Ellen DeGeneres' celeb-filled Oscar photo, a very limiting factor when taking a selfie is the length of your handThat problem is moot with S.E.L.F.I.E. o...
01:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Coffee Flour Upcycles the Waste From Your Favorite Java
Two years ago, Dan Belliveau hit upon the idea for a new product: Coffee Flour. A former director of technical services at Starbucks, Belliveau had learned about coffee production while designing and ...
12:23 pm +08 - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now
An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has affected many popular websites and services — one...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 'Sims' Meets 'Animal Crossing' in Nintendo's Next Handheld Game
If you've ever wanted to scoop up all your friends, family and favorite celebrities and force them to dance, sing, fall and love and fight for your amusement, Nintendo's got your number in its new han...
10:19 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Coming to a Couch Near You: A New Wave of Telecommuting
If you get a job at Automattic, you don't have to worry about moving. Hell, you don't even have to get out of bedThe company, best known for WordPress.com, is completely distributed, meaning its 230 e...
07:55 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Bluez 2 Bone-Conducting Headphones Are Stylish and Simple, But Costly
Bone-conducting headphones have been around for a while now, but a new product from Aftershokz offers a sleek design and overall approach that could make the prospect of a bone-conducting audio experi...
07:30 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable What Would Happen if Your Bank Ran a Bar? Spoiler: Bad Things
That frosty pint of beer sure looks good, and it’s headed straight your way, but not before the bartender takes a big swig first. Hey, is that any way to treat a libation?TransferWise, an intern...
07:00 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Lost and Found: 100-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Finally Delivered
Richard Platz sent his SOS to the world in the form of a postcard nestled in a bottle, before he threw it out to sea along Germany’s Baltic CoastLittle did Platz know that it would be more than ...
06:30 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Fan 'Princess' Lacey Holsworth Gets Touching Eulogy From MSU Star
Adreian Payne would have been the biggest star of Michigan State's deep March Madness run, had it not been for Lacey Holsworth. Instead, the 8-year-old cancer patient and passionate Spartans fan with ...
06:30 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable A Touching Eulogy for Fan 'Princess' Lacey Holsworth From MSU Basketball Star
Adreian Payne would have been the biggest star of Michigan State's deep March Madness run, had it not been for Lacey Holsworth. Instead, the 8-year-old cancer patient and passionate Spartans fan with ...
06:00 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Hands On With Carousel: Dropbox's New Photo-Organization App
Dropbox released Carousel, the file-hosting service's new app for organizing and and sharing photos and videos, at an event in San Francisco WednesdayThe app enables users to view and organize all of ...
05:30 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Why Heartbleed Is the Ultimate Web Nightmare
It's easy to want to think the reaction to the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability is overblown; Sadly, it's not. Heartbleed is bad. It's not hyperbole; it's a major problem.In fact, Heartbleed has the p...
05:00 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Marutaro the Hedgehog Is the Internet's Prickliest Star
For a prickly little hedgehog, Marutaro has an impressive social media presenceThe hedgehog treats his 47,000 Twitter followers and 27,000 Vine followers to a smattering of adorable photos and videos ...
04:23 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now
An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has affected many popular websites and services — one...
04:00 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 10 Countries With the Most Google User Data Requests
Google released its latest Transparency Report Tuesday, focusing on law, policy and access to information online.The report revealed the number of law enforcement agency requests that Google and YouTu...
03:00 am -04 - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Lost and Found: 100-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Finally Delivered
Richard Platz sent his SOS to the world in the form of a postcard nestled in a bottle, before he threw it out to sea along Germany’s Baltic CoastLittle did Platz know that it would be more than ...
03:00 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Documentarian Tricks Talent Into Talking Nonsense
What a strange, strange world we live in. It is important to note, however, that this world is not the center of the universe ... or is it?This ancient scientific fact has been the center of a recent ...
02:45 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable This Monster Sandwich Is Brought to You by the Letters A to Z
The alphabet never tasted so d-E-licious.One food blogger's latest creation grants a wish we didn't know existed. That is, to tackle a sandwich that represents the English alphabet from A to Z.Nick Ch...
02:32 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable YouTube Stars Grace Helbig & Co. Planning 'Camp Takota' Followup
YouTube stars Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart and Hannah Hart are working on a follow-up to Camp Takota with producer Michael Goldfine, they revealed Wednesday at the National Association of Broadcaste...
02:32 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable YouTube Stars Grace Helbig and Co. Planning 'Camp Takota' Follow-Up
YouTube stars Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart and Hannah Hart are working on a follow-up to their feature film Camp Takota with producer Michael Goldfine, they revealed Wednesday at the National Associ...
02:30 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable With Ink-Stained Fingers, Indonesia Votes in One of World's Largest Elections
Indonesians headed to the polls on Wednesday to cast their votes from among 200,000 candidates in 12 different parties, all of whom were vying for more than 19,000 positions in the country's elections...
02:03 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Why Are There So Many Auto Recalls These Days?
Toyota announced a global recall of 6.4 million vehicles on Wednesday — a move that, on the heels of General Motors' recall of 6.3 million vehicles, added up to a public relations crisis for the...
02:03 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Your Heartbleed Bug Questions, Answered
Multiple popular websites were exposed to a major Internet bug called Heartbleed earlier this week. The bug was discovered by a member of Google's security team and the software security firm Codenomi...
01:53 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Automattic, Maker of WordPress, Acquires Longreads
Longreads is celebrating its fifth birthday by getting a new owner.Longreads, which curates longform stories from around the web, has been acquired by Automattic, the company behind WordPress. The two...
01:45 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable SK Telecom Celebrates 30 Years With a Mobile Phone Orchestra
If you're anything like the average phone buyer, when you get a new device, your old one just sits in your drawer unused and unloved. SK Telecom thought of something much better to do with outdated ga...
01:45 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable A Much More Creative Way to Use All Your Outdated Gadgets
If you're anything like the average phone buyer, when you get a new device, your old one just sits in your drawer unused and unloved. SK Telecom thought of something much better to do with outdated ga...
01:37 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Social Media Marketing Song Is Worthy of Many Likes
Finally, a theme song for all the social media marketers to rally aroundMary McCoy, an employee of Continuum Managed Services, recently performed a little ditty titled "Lets Get Social" at the Social ...
01:37 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable A Social Media Marketing Song Sounds Like an Awful Idea (But It's Catchy)
Finally, a theme song for all the social media marketers to rally aroundMary McCoy, an employee of Continuum Managed Services, recently performed a little ditty titled "Lets Get Social" at the Social ...
01:30 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Movie Characters Jumpstart New Careers With Business Cards
Your favorite movie characters have a wealth of marketable skills beyond the silver screen. After the audiences go home, our favorite fictional friends need to find some way to make a living.Benedetto...
01:10 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 11 Reasons Why Pulling Messenger From Facebook Mobile Is a Terrible Idea
Facebook is making what could be its dumbest decision ever: It’s pulling chat out of the core Facebook app and forcing mobile users who want to chat to install its Facebook Messenger appThis is ...
01:08 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable U.S. Navy's Robot Helicopter Delivers Military Supplies via Tablet
The Office of Naval Research has unveiled what it believes to be the future of support for combat and military transport missions: a robot helicopterUsing just a simple touchscreen tablet, any soldier...
12:38 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 7 Quotes That Tell You Everything About the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Hearing
Two men who stand to gain millions from the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger were hauled before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday for a hearing that examined the impact it would hav...
12:34 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Key iPhone Designer Departing Apple, Report Says
Apple human interface vice-president Greg Christie, one of the key people involved in building the original iPhone, is leaving the company, according to a new report.After his departure, all of Apple'...
12:30 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable 15 Colleges With Powerhouse Entrepreneurship Programs
The nation’s top entrepreneurs don’t come from one place — not one Ivy, one city or one incubator. Sure, schools like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford Uni...
12:28 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Condoleezza Rice Joins Dropbox's Board of Directors
What do Pearl Jam and Condoleezza Rice have in common? A little bit more now, thanks to Dropbox.Condoleezza Rice, the former U.S. Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, has joined the Drop...
12:21 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable After Boston Bombing, a Glimpse of Peace for Newlywed Survivors
Rebekah Gregory and Pete DiMartino had been dating less than a year when they were severely injured in the Boston Marathon bombing attacks on April 15, 2013They remained together through the surgeries...
12:19 am GMT - Thu, April 10, 2014
Mashable Facebook's Not Messing Around: Messenger Will Be the Only Way to Chat on Mobile
When Facebook acquired standalone messaging app WhatsApp in February for $16 billion, the future of its own messaging app, Messenger, suddenly became unclear.Facebook seems to have settled those quest...
11:50 pm GMT - Wed, April 9, 2014
Mashable Warning: This Movie Supercut Is Nothing But Spoilers
Let's hope you've seen every Hollywood film classic, because the next 210 seconds might spoil all movie magic for you.ScreenJunkies rounded up 31 popular films for a supercut of the best movie plot tw...