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11:46 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Lessons on Millennials From Teen-Targeted Swagvertising
Hey, what up, youths?Advertisers have always had difficulty keeping up with our millennial swag, and now a new subreddit keeps track of the worst attempts in recent history. Familiarize yourself with ...
11:45 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable The Danger of Neglecting Your Brand Story on Social Media
In 1967 Maytag aired its "lonely repairman" TV commercial, telling the first of many tales of a Maytag repairman with nothing to do and nothing to repair. The Maytag repairman became an icon and for m...
11:42 pm -04 - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Bear in a Hammock Gets Ready to Attack the Weekend
One black bear in Florida prefers to bring in the weekend not by raging, but instead with a nice, relaxing lounge in a hammockLocal resident Rafael Torres caught this totally chilled-out bear climbing...
11:36 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Tyra Banks Returning to Daytime TV in 2015 With ABC Talk Show
America's Next Top Model creator Tyra Banks will get another crack at hosting a daytime talk show starting in 2015, Disney-ABC announced Friday.Her first talk-show stint — The Tyra Banks Show &#...
11:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Will Be the Godzilla of Smartphones
Size matters, especially when it comes to your phone sizeThe newest version of the Samsung Galaxy Mega, simply called Galaxy Mega 2, will live up to its moniker, according to an FCC filing. The phone ...
10:49 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable A 'Mario Kart' Drinking Game? Shell Yeah!
For decades, Mario Kart has tested friendships with ruthless competition and turtle shells. Despite being "just a game," the truth is that we've all felt a little exaggerated rage over losing first pl...
10:19 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Familiar Face at White House Won't Be So Familiar Anymore
President Barack Obama surprised an otherwise sleepy press briefing Friday afternoon to announce that Press Secretary Jay Carney was stepping down.He then announced that Principal Deputy Press Secreta...
09:58 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Apple's Smart Home Initiative Is Probably Just a Certification Program
As you were, Apple smart home hopefulsContrary to rumors published in the Financial Times that emerged earlier this week that Apple will be rolling out its own home automation technology, it seems tha...
09:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable 11 People Too Confident for Their Own Good
There's nothing sadder than the few false moments when you think you've won something. Your heart races and eyes widen in celebration, only to be deeply disappointed just seconds later.The premature c...
09:28 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable New Suspect Arrested in Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation
A 23-year-old taxi driver who was friends with the now-deceased Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been charged with obstructing the investigation of the blasts that killed three a...
09:09 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable X-Men Fan Shoots Fire From His Wrists Like Pyro
The latest and final installment of DYI X-Men superpowers from amateur inventor Colin Furze will set your geek radar ablaze.First, Furze recreated a lifelike version of Wolverine's razor-sharp claws a...
09:00 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable TV on Twitter: Starz Is Debuting Full 'Power' Episode in New Video Feature
Starz will premiere its new crime drama Power on Twitter, using the social platform's new in-line video feature that allows one-touch playback via Twitter Cards.The full episode will appear in a tweet...
08:47 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Is the Best Everything Device Ever Made
There is no PC like the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. There have been plenty of Windows tablet-laptop hybrids, sure, but all of them negotiate some kind of compromise — sometimes several — that...
08:25 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable 9-Year-Old Skateboarder Successfully Lands a 540 After 75 Tries
Watch out, Tony Hawk. This kid is shredding her way to the top.At age 9, most young skateboarders are just learning to ollie, happy to successfully jump their boards a few inchesSee also: These Kids A...
08:15 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Airbnb Alternatives Bring Luxury Into The Short-Term Rental Marketplace
European travelers have long exchanged pied-à-terres and fancy family abodes for their vacations, primed by generous time-off policies combined with the relative expense and scarcity of continent...
08:07 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable It's Like Tinder, But Just for the Over-50 Crowd
Tinder, the dating and hookup app, has become a runaway success over the past year and spawned plenty of offshoots.Now, one Australian entrepreneur thinks there's room for a competitor targeted at the...
07:57 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Bryan Cranston Drops 'Breaking Bad' Hint: 'You Never Saw Bags Zip Up'
AMC's Breaking Bad ended its acclaimed five-season run last year, but the final zoom-out scene featuring antihero Walter White may not have represented what you think it did.Bryan Cranston hinted Thur...
07:45 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Lawmakers Demand Immediate Action to Protect Killer Whales
The outcry against keeping killer whales in captivity is growing louder, as 38 members of Congress ask the U.S. Department of Agriculture to move quickly on new regulations for marine mammals.The lawm...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Forced Labor Generates $150 Billion Each Year
Nearly 21 million people around the world are victims of forced labor, human trafficking and slavery, and the illegal profits from it are exorbitant.A recent report from the International Labour Organ...
07:18 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Resigns
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned on Friday after meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House.Shinseki's departure comes after days of withering criticism from across the po...
07:10 pm -07 - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable FCC Might Force Broadband Providers to Up Their Game
The argument over fast lanes, slow lanes, net neutrality and peering has caused concern that the future of the Internet could be in danger.But the Federal Communications Commission could have a trick ...
07:01 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable ESPN's New Commentator On Calling the World Cup: Stay Out of the Way
With any luck, the lasting sound of this summer's World Cup won't be the massively commercialized event's official (and inexplicable) "song" from alleged musician PitbullNo, a much better soundtrack t...
07:00 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Beyoncé Is More Like Godzilla Than You Know
Ring the alarm; Beyoncé is on the looseA new Godzilla-inspired parody by YouTube user hajiketobu proves that hell hath no fury like a scorned Bey. Even Bryan Cranston can't deny the daunting powe...
06:54 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg Pledges $120 Million for Needy Bay Area Schools
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have given their second major education-oriented donation with a $120 million pledge for poor school districts in the San Francisco and San Jos...
06:31 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable A Kimye Wedding Photo Is Now the Most-Liked Photo on Instagram
You know how the saying goes: First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes setting Instagram recordsReality star Kim Kardashian now has bragging rights for holding the Instagram photo with the mo...
06:16 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable This Velociraptor-Like Robot Runs Much, Much Faster Than You
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a ... bipedal robot.A team at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology created a robot that uses carbon composite legs and even has Achilles tendons, whic...
05:58 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable The 2014 Mashies Are Real and They're Spectacular
Last year, Mashable embarked on a bold experiment to celebrate the most innovative work in digital by launching the Mashies, a digital marketing and advertising awards program. The Mashies commemorate...
05:47 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable VA Secretary Stands Firm, Announces Reforms Amid Scandal
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki stood firm at a Friday morning press conference as he announced the start of VA reforms amid calls for his resignation. He was set to meet with President ...
05:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Mario Kart 8 Content Pack Adds Mercedes-Benz SUV
In what has got to be one of the strangest franchise crossovers we’ve ever seen, a forthcoming DLC (downloadable content) pack for Mario Kart 8 will allow gamers to hop behind the wheel of a Mer...
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable 11 People Too Confident for Their Own Good
There's nothing sadder than the few false moments when you think you've won something. Your heart races and eyes widen in celebration, only to be deeply disappointed just seconds later.The premature c...
05:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable 15 Summer Cocktails That Deserve a Patio
You're young, you're broke and you're looking for a relatively cheap way to cool down this summer. The answer? Ice cold cocktails.Now that Memorial Day has come and gone, the unofficial start of summe...
05:28 pm -04 - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable New Suspect Arrested in Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation
A 23-year-old taxi driver who was friends with the now-deceased Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been charged with obstructing the investigation of the blasts that killed three a...
05:25 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Volunteering and Your Health, By the Numbers
Taking the stairs instead of the elevator. Cooking a meal instead of eating out. There are simple tweaks you can make to your lifestyle to jumpstart your health — but they don't end with activit...
05:19 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Enter Private Mode: Technology That Protects Your Children Online
It's no secret that our kids are Internet savvy. Social-media profiles, e-mail and texts are as much a part of their daily lives as bikes and tree houses were to those of a generation beforeThat means...
05:14 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Indian Police Identify 5 Suspects in Rape, Murder of 2 Teen Girls
Warning: This story contains graphic content.Indian officials have arrested three men, and are searching for two more, in the brutal rape and murder of two teenage cousins in northern India.The girls,...
04:34 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Now Available on AT&T
Do smartphones break just a little too easy for you? Samsung is offering a possible fix with its new rugged smartphone, the Galaxy S5 Active.Available on AT&T starting Friday, the Galaxy S5 Active...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Freelancers: 6 Solutions That Make it Easy to Leave Your Desk Behind
Location independent. Digital nomad. Whatever you call it, freelancers have the chance to live a life some can only dream of –- a life on the road. When you can work from anywhere, you can live ...
04:11 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Here's How to Be Forgotten By Google
Google has complied with a May ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union, finally enabling EU folks the right to be forgotten onlineMore precisely, Google will remove some search results on...
04:04 pm +01 - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable The Tipping Point Between Vandalism and Art
Not all vandalism is created equalSome artists operate under the firm belief that they have to bring art to the streets. They spray graffiti on walls, paint murals, create public sculptures and more. ...
03:56 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Is This the End of Twitter?
Is this the final station? Is Twitter's failure to meet the expected number of users in 2014 an indication of impending doom? Where on Earth will we get our supply of snarky 140-character comments? El...
03:33 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Travel Company Hipmunk Raises $20 Million to Expand
Hipmunk, the online travel company, announced the closing of a $20-million Series C funding round on Friday.Adam Goldstein and Reddit co-founder Steve Huffman started Hipmunk in 2010 with the goal "to...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Did Anyone Order a Slice of Pizza Poetry?
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet — and there is no greater love than pizza.Professional pizza man Steve Richardson who owns the Tumblr blog Every Pizza I've Ever Delivered, featurin...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Forced Labor Generates $150 Billion Each Year
Nearly 21 million people around the world are victims of forced labor, human trafficking and slavery, and the illegal profits from it are exorbitant.A recent report from the International Labour Organ...
03:22 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Google Reveals New Images of Android Wear Apps
Google has revealed a little more about what Android Wear, its new platform for wearable devices, will look like.Android developer and Google employee Timothy Jordan showed off some examples of how pu...
03:18 pm -04 - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Resigns
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned on Friday after meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House.Shinseki's departure comes after days of withering criticism from across the po...
03:04 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable The Tipping Point Between Vandalism and Art
Not all vandalism is created equalSome artists operate under the firm belief that they have to bring art to the streets. They spray graffiti on walls, paint murals, create public sculptures and more. ...
03:00 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Getting the Girl: Hollywood's 'Conquest Story' Dilemma
No means maybe. Persistence pays off. And any woman can be “worn down,” given the right combination of charm, tenacity and time.The "underdog" romance, a popular trope that predates even S...
03:00 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable 7 Tips for Surviving The Leap From Employee to Entrepreneur
Becoming a successful entrepreneur takes more than a great idea and important connections (although both do help). Making the shift from the steady life of a full-time employee to the unpredictable wo...
02:55 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Breaking: News Bloopers are Still Hilarious
Admit it, you aren't watching local news for the hard-hitting facts — you're watching because the bloopers are downright hilarious.For all its virtues, live TV has an infinite number of pitfalls...
02:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable 10 Dubbed GIFs That Shut You Up With Laughter
If these GIFs could talk, they'd sound nothing like thisGIFs are a silent medium, which can have its drawbacks. These dubbed GIFs cross your favorite movie scene with a new script that makes no sense ...
02:06 pm GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Facebook Has Spent $22 Billion on Acquisitions. That's Equal to the GDP of Uganda.
Media juggernauts in today's technology sector don't hold back when it comes to spending top dollars on rising startupsFacebook in particular has spent a whopping $22 billion-plus on disclosed acquisi...
12:11 pm -04 - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Here's How to Be Forgotten By Google
Google has complied with a May ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union, finally enabling EU folks the right to be forgotten online.More precisely, Google will remove some search results o...
10:58 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable This PC Case Is Also a Desk
Taiwanese company Lian Li has announced two new, rather unique PC cases: The DK-01X and the DK-02XBoth cases are made of aluminum and double as a pretty standard-looking work desk, cutting out a lot o...
08:18 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Treatsie's Subscription Box Will Feed Your Chocolate Addiction
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: TreatsieOne-Liner ...
08:15 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable South Korea's Wider Parking Spaces for Women: Neither New Nor Wider
How old can news be?The reality of the news business these days is that if you are website, you have to move fast and attract as many eyeballs (read: clicks) as possible. The result is that sometimes ...
07:57 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Microsoft, Salesforce Join Forces
Microsoft and Salesforce announced Thursday the two companies would fuse Microsoft Office with Salesforce’s customer relationship management (CRM) apps to help make Microsoft Windows and Windows...
07:30 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Elon Musk Just Unveiled SpaceX 2.0
Tesla, SpaceX, Solar City, the Hyperloop: Elon Musk is renowned for having more futuristic ideas than he knows what to do with. But what Musk unveiled Thursday night at SpaceX may yet rank as his grea...
06:56 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Spelling Bee Names Co-Champions For First Time Since 1962
The Scripps National Spelling Bee named Ansun Sujoe and Sriram Hathwar co-champions of its 2014 contest.It was the first time since 1962 that two spellers shared the title. Ties also occurred in 1950 ...
06:34 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable You're Cleared for Blast-Off: Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Approval
Virgin Galactic is one step closer to taking tourists to space, after signing an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday.The agreement provides details on how the Albuquer...
05:52 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable NASA, Khan Academy Team Up for STEM Education
YouTube education sensation the Khan Academy debuted a series of tutorials on astronomy and space exploration made in collaboration with NASA Thursday.The announcement at the fourth annual White House...
05:16 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Denny's Apple-Beats Tweet is a Grand Slam
Denny's served up a perfect tweet to tie in to the Apple-Beats deal, the latest in a long line of social media wins for the diner chain.BREAKING: Denny's Buys Beets for $3 Billion, Makes Huge Salad...
04:24 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Despite Deal, Netflix CEO Blasts Comcast
RANCHOS PALOS VERDES, Calif. — One day after Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said Netflix wants to push a huge amount of Internet traffic through the cable company's pipes, but doesn't want to pay for...
04:23 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable 22 Spelling Bee Faces That Are the Definition of Drama
These super smart spellers are standing on the brink of devastating defeat and glorious victory. And it's written all over their faces.As the Scripps National Spelling Bee comes to a close Thursday ni...
03:40 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Steve Ballmer Wins Clippers Bidding War With $2 Billion Offer, Report Says
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has won an out-of-control bidding war for the Los Angeles Clippers with a $2 billion offer — nearly four times the previous high price for an NBA team — ...
03:29 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Twitter User Jailed For Using 'Allah' in His Handle
A Turkish Twitter user was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Thursday — for using a handle that was deemed religiously offensive.The user, Allah (c.c.), or @CenabiAllah, was charged with ...
03:22 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Wait, 8% of Americans Are Still Cool With Donald Sterling?
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is loathed by most in the United States — in fact, he's the most-hated man in America, according to a poll released Thursday.Yet somehow — after ...
03:01 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Washington NFL Team Fails to Defend Its Name in Hashtag Debacle
This is what the kids would call a fail.The Washington Redskins' team name has been a PR disaster for the NFL in recent years. Despite overwhelming demand from players, fans, and even politicians to c...
02:53 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Manhattan's First Dairy Queen Opens: Here's How New Yorkers Reacted
Manhattan's first ever Dairy Queen has finally opened — and among a certain set of New Yorkers, the enthusiasm for the chain's iconic Blizzard ice cream is palpableIn the video above, we talk to...
02:37 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Twitter Engineering Lead Chris Fry Is Leaving the Nest
Twitter's engineering lead, Chris Fry, is stepping away from his role, according to documents filed Thursday with the Securities and Exchange CommissionFry will assume an advisory role with Twitter, a...
02:34 am -04 - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable You're Cleared for Blast-Off: Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Approval
Virgin Galactic is one step closer to taking tourists to space, after signing an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday.The agreement provides details on how the Albuquer...
02:13 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable In Speech and EPA Rules, Obama Aims For U.S. Leadership on Global Warming
President Obama will announce new EPA climate regulations on Monday — and assuming they survive court challenges, they are expected to be the most significant global warming emissions cuts ever ...
01:59 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Smartwatch Will Continuously Measure Heart Rate: Report
Microsoft is planning to launch a new smartwatch that will be compatible with iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices, according to a new report.The watch will reportedly have heart rate monitoring cap...
01:53 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Two Top Foursquare Execs, Including COO, Are Stepping Down
Less than a month after splitting its signature app in two, multiple Foursquare executives are also splitting from the company.Chief Operating Officer Evan Cohen is leaving the company at the end of J...
01:32 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Ukraine's Rebels Are in a Power Struggle Against Each Other
Two pro-Russian groups were in a standoff against each other in an apparent power struggle in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, igniting rumors that there may have been a small coup within the separatist m...
01:31 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Report: Amazon Adding Limited Streaming Music to Prime
Amazon is readying the launch of a limited streaming music selection to augment the existing television, movie and book offerings on its Prime serviceThe new feature will provide access to songs that ...
01:30 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable 3 Reasons Your Startup Should Already Have a Maternity Leave Policy
When I was pregnant with my son, I worked for a DC-based tech startup with a fantastic maternity leave policy. Before I went on leave, my manager and my director allowed me the flexibility I needed fo...
01:17 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Ford Recalls Nearly 1.4 Million Cars
Ford reportedly issued four recalls on Thursday affecting nearly 1.4 million vehicles in North AmericaThe car company said it will recall just more than 915,000 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner SUV mod...
12:52 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable 20 Spelling Bee Facts Crazier Than 'Cymotrichous'
Dust off your dictionaries, logophiles: The 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals are here.One talented kid from a crop of 281 spellers will nab this year's crown, meaning he or she will take home...
12:20 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Southwest Airlines Lied About Prices, Twice — and Now It Has to Pay
The Department of Transportation is continuing its crackdown on false advertising, fining Southwest Airlines $200,000 for violating the full-fare advertising rule.In October of last year, Southwest ra...
12:15 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable 'Reading Rainbow' Kickstarter Doubles Goal, Soaring to $2 Million
Like a butterfly in the sky going twice as high, LeVar Burton's campaign to bring back Reading Rainbow has doubled its Kickstarter goal of $1 million, eclipsing $2 million Thursday.After reaching the ...
12:00 am GMT - Fri, May 30, 2014
Mashable Hillary Clinton to Make Surprising Fox News Appearance
Fox News Channel has scored an interview with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.Clinton, who is touring to support her new book Hard Choices, will appear on Fox on June 17 for a 30-minute spli...
11:37 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable DISH Network to Become Biggest Company to Accept Bitcoin to Date
Soon you'll be able to pay for beams of television from space with an entirely digital currency.DISH Network has announced it will begin accepting bitcoins as payment for its satellite television serv...
11:30 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Watch Elon Musk Reveal First Manned SpaceX Dragon
The wait is over. After years of development, the private spaceflight company SpaceX will unveil the manned version of its Dragon spacecraft on May 29.SpaceX CEO Elon Musk will reveal the design for t...
11:28 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Calls for VA Secretary Shinseki's Resignation Mount After New Allegations
A growing wave of politicians have called on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign following a report from the Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general's office that turned up a f...
11:25 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable The 'Dots' Sequel Will Seem Awfully Familiar to 'Candy Crush' Fans
Thought you were addicted to Dots before? Get ready to really get sucked in again: Its successor, TwoDots, picked up a lot of tricks from one of the most profitable mobile games ever, Candy Crush Saga...
11:13 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Why Taco Bell Went Loco for Snapchat
Taco Bell doesn't shy away from risk.The company, in fact, was founded as a result of one taken by a restaurateur nearly 50 years ago.In the late 1950s, Glen Bell set out to shake up the fast food ind...
10:42 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable NSA Releases Snowden's Email, Says He 'Did Not Raise Concerns'
During his first ever American TV interview, Edward Snowden told NBC's Brian Williams that he had tried to go through internal channels to raise concerns about the NSA surveillance programs before he ...
10:03 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Need for Speed: Google Joins Netflix in Grading IPSs on Streaming Video
Google has joined Netflix in grading how well U.S. ISPs stream video on the Internet.Google's Video Quality Report is now available in the U.S., highlighting which Internet service providers (ISPs) pr...
10:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Iranian Hackers Used Fake Social Media Accounts for Espionage
A new report details how a group of hackers, believed to be based in Iran, used fake social media profiles to gather information on military and political figures in the United States, United Kingdom,...
09:31 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable With Beats, Apple Has Its Next iPod
Apple on Wednesday confirmed it is buying Beats for $3 billionWhen acquisition talks between Beats and Apple leaked approximately three weeks ago, users and analysts alike expressed confusion over the...
09:30 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable CrossFit Fails Supercut Is the Best Thing About CrossFit
Of course people doing CrossFit film themselves doing CrossFitThe overexposed fitness trend challenges followers to high-intensity workouts formerly reserved for Olympians and powerlifters. All that w...
09:25 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Spelling Bee Selfies Are a Thing, and They're Called 'Spellfies'
If you're not watching the Spelling Bee on Thursday you're really doing Thursday wrongAside from all the smart kids spelling words like salicetum and pneumatocyst while we were left scratching our hea...
09:23 pm -07 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable 22 Spelling Bee Faces That Are the Definition of Drama
These super smart spellers are standing on the brink of devastating defeat and glorious victory. And it's written all over their faces.As the Scripps National Spelling Bee comes to a close Thursday ni...
09:18 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Trans Star Laverne Cox on Time Cover: 'This Is Way Bigger Than Me'
Not many people receive a birthday gift like Laverne Cox did on ThursdayTime magazine put the activist and Orange Is the New Black star on the cover of the June 9 issue beside these words: "The Transg...
09:18 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Heavy Rains Skip Texas City, Now 'Poster Child' of Drought
Although the California drought and related wildfires have attracted most of the media attention over the past few weeks, a creeping drought disaster has continued in other parts of the Southwest and ...
09:06 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable London High Court to Settle Uber Dispute as Protests Loom
Uber isn't over its latest speed bump in London just yet.London's transportation body announced Thursday that it has reviewed Uber's business and believes it meets the country's standards for operatio...
08:49 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Local Farm Commercial Replaces GMOs With Twerking
Advertising genius often happens in the minds of small businesses.Peaceful Belly Farms in Boise, Idaho, has exceeded all expectations for a local, low-budget commercial. The farm's new spot features a...
08:22 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Cadillac's Dud: Electric Hybrid Sales Tank
The people have spoken, and they don't want an expensive electric car that's not a Tesla.General Motors has tried to beckon a similar customer with its hybrid electric ELR. The model, which sports a r...
07:55 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Glass Cracks Below Tourists in Chicago Skydeck
In what could have been a nightmare come true, part of the glass floor in a viewing box high above Chicago cracked right below a group of California tourists. But it was apparently much less of a prob...
07:50 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Lance Stephenson Knows the Perfect Way to Annoy LeBron James
The best way to get under LeBron James' skin is through his ear.Notorious trash-talker and NBA player Lance Stephenson took court-side distractions to a new level on Wednesday night by blowing in Jame...
07:41 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Edward Snowden Is a #Patriot, Twitter Users Say
Hoping to spur conversation about its big Edward Snowden interview, NBC News asked its viewers to vote on their view of the leaker.Distilling the debate around Snowden's leaks into a black-and-white q...
07:34 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Mindy Kaling Tells the Harvard Law Graduating Class They're All Nerds
Mindy Kaling, here's your Oscar nod for "Best Actress Commencement Speech at an Ivy League School." The Mindy Project creator and actress seemed baffled by Harvard Law School's request for her to spea...
07:14 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Move Aside, Keyboard Cat. It's Time for Otters to Take the Stage.
Forget the Keyboard Cat; otters are the new musical geniuses of the animal kingdom.The Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., recently posted an adorable video of a group of Oriental small-claw...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Apple Is Starting to Get Exciting Again
The lineup of Apple products hasn't changed all that much from when Steve Jobs stepped down as CEO nearly three years ago. Sure, there's a plastic iPhone model, a tinier tablet and a new desktop that ...
06:30 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Behind 'Halt and Catch Fire': Compaq's Rise to PC Domination
For his day job, Brian McCullough is the CEO of ResumeWriters.com and has founded several companies in the online careers space. He started the Internet History Podcast as a crowd-sourced history proj...
06:27 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Oh, Just a Goat Riding a Guy Riding a Bike
Morning commutes are rough, and this goat knows it.The intrepid goat traded in its morning rush hour in the meadow and opted for the freeway instead — on the back of a cyclist in Ethiopia. The c...
06:15 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable This Kid Just Won Graduation With the Best Speech Ever
Jathan Muhar knows exactly what he wants to be when he grows upThe adorable student recently graduated from preschool, and upon receiving his diploma, proudly waltzed up to the micSee also: 21 Inspira...
06:13 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable A Massive Comet Lands in Brooklyn (Well, Sorta)
After long days and late nights of hammering, molding and piecing together a massive comet in Brooklyn Bridge Park, designers and architects put the finishing touches on a 9-foot high, 12-foot long mo...
06:12 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable The New York Times Made a Typo on the Front Page Today
We all make mstakes sometimes.The New York Times hasn't had the best PR run lately, what with the fiasco surrounding the firing of executive editor Jill Abramson, the leak of its internal innovation r...
05:44 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Nest CEO Sets the Record Straight: It 'Wasn't a Real Recall'
RANCHOS PALOS VERDES, Calif. — Product recalls are embarrassing and can be potentially damaging for hardware manufacturers. Perhaps that's why Nest founder and CEO Tony Fadell sought to set the ...
05:11 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable 60Plus Events in Social Media, Marketing and More
The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find leading conferences in your industry, whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five events that...
05:06 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Beats Solo² Available For Pre-Order, Offer Better Sound, Improved Design
It's a big week for Beats. Not only is Apple buying the company for $3 billion, but Beats just announced the successor to its popular Solo² headphones, the .Beats says that it sold four pairs of ...
05:06 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Beats Solo² Headphones Sound Great, But You're Paying for Fashion
It's a big week for Beats. Not only is Apple buying the company for $3 billion, but Beats just announced the successor to its best-selling Solo headphones, the Solo².Beats says it sold four pair...
05:03 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable GM Exec: Google Could Become a 'Serious Competitive Threat'
A General Motors executive says he believes Google could become a "serious competitive threat" to the entire auto industry if it pursues its self-driving cars.“Anybody can do anything with enoug...
05:02 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Dots Releases a Followup to Its Viral Hit Game
There is finally a followup to the most addictive mobile game of 2013.Dots announced a new iPhone game on Thursday called TwoDots — yes, that's really the name — just more than a year afte...
05:01 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Mediabistro Editorial Assets Acquired by Prometheus Global Media for $8 Million
Job search/media site Mediabistro has reached an agreement to be sell its editorial properties for $8 million to Prometheus Global Media, owner of Adweek, The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard.The deal...
05:01 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane Isn't in Search Area, Officials Say
The autonomous underwater vehicle searching for debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet off the coast of Australia concluded its search on Thursday, finding no sign of the plane. The ship that&#...
04:49 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Local Farm Commercial Replaces GMOs With Twerking
Advertising genius often happens in the minds of small businesses.Peaceful Belly Farms in Boise, Idaho, has exceeded all expectations for a local, low-budget commercial. The farm's new spot features a...
04:34 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable 5 Brands to Emulate on YouTube
When it comes to engaging consumers online, the bar has never been higher. A recent study revealed that 82% of Americans completely ignore most online advertising. And it makes sense — faced wit...
04:30 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Your Favorite Movie Scenes, Recreated With Lego
When most of us play with Lego, we create grotesque, disproportionate and multi-colored abominations of architecture.That's not Alex Eylar's style.See also: 15 Cool Lego Minifigure Facts to Build Into...
04:07 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable How to Spot a Fake Online Review
Shopping online can be a tricky thing to navigate, which is why online reviews come in handy. The comment sections where people write their honest opinions of a product, restaurant or hotel are helpfu...
04:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Instagram Bug Gives Man Access to High School Girl's Account
Many social media apps and services let you sign in with Facebook. But only one — Instagram, owned by Facebook — assumes that you're using the same email address for both servicesAnd as Ma...
03:55 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Glass Cracks Below Tourists in Chicago Skydeck
In what could have been a nightmare come true, part of the glass floor in a viewing box high above Chicago cracked right below a group of California tourists. But it was apparently much less of a prob...
03:47 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Ukraine Military Helicopter Shot Down; 14 Dead
Pro-Russian separatists shot down a military helicopter in the eastern Ukrainian city of Sloviansk on Thursday. All 14 people on board died, including a general, Ukraine's acting president confirmed."...
03:34 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Mindy Kaling Tells the Harvard Law Graduating Class They're All Nerds
Mindy Kaling, here's your Oscar nod for "Best Actress Commencement Speech at an Ivy League School." The Mindy Project creator and actress seemed baffled by Harvard Law School's request for her to spea...
03:33 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Why Maya Angelou Was Amazing
American author and poet Maya Angelou died on Wednesday at 86 years of age. In celebration of her life, Elliott Morgan talks about how inspiring one person can be! In yesterday's episode, Elliott take...
03:30 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable 12 Cliched Online Dating Photos Every Guy Should Dump
When a photo is all you have to represent yourself, the pressure can be danting — especially in online dating.How can a dude woo the ladies with cars, money and sensitivity when she could swipe ...
03:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Take a Virtual Stroll Through Marseille With Google Night Walk
Google Night Walk is magic. At least it feels like it. Thanks to a combination of maps, music, story, and narration, users can teleport to the streets of Marseille, France and virtually walk among the...
02:45 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Throwback Tunesday: Tegan and Sara Get Nostalgic
Welcome to Throwback Tunesday, where Mashable amplifies the echoes of music past. From genre trends of former years ('90s boy bands, anyone?), to throwbacks from current artists (c’mon … w...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable 15 Quotes to Inspire You to Do Something Meaningful Today
Sometimes, sitting on the couch and guzzling Cheetos like they're going out of production is the perfect remedy to get you out of that sour mood.Other times we need a little less messy inspiration. Ev...
02:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Behind 'Halt and Catch Fire': Compaq's Rise to PC Domination
For his day job, Brian McCullough is the CEO of ResumeWriters.com and has founded several companies in the online careers space. He started the Internet History Podcast as a crowd-sourced history proj...
02:15 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable This Kid Just Won Graduation With the Best Speech Ever
Jathan Muhar knows exactly what he wants to be when he grows upThe adorable student recently graduated from preschool, and upon receiving his diploma, proudly waltzed up to the micSee also: 21 Inspira...
02:13 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable A Massive Comet Lands in Brooklyn (Well, Sorta)
After long days and late nights of hammering, molding and piecing together a massive comet in Brooklyn Bridge Park, designers and architects put the finishing touches on a 9-foot high, 12-foot long mo...
02:12 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable The New York Times Made a Typo on the Front Page Today
We all make mstakes sometimes.The New York Times hasn't had the best PR run lately, what with the fiasco surrounding the firing of executive editor Jill Abramson, the leak of its internal innovation r...
02:08 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Only 4 Companies Rent Space in One World Trade Center
Editor's Note: This is a developing story. We'll continue to update the list and infographic as more companies join (or leave) One World Trade Center buildingIt's the tallest building in the Western H...
01:45 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Illustrations Show the Pun-derful Side of Everyday Objects
If you think these illustrations are going to brighten your day, you're definitely drawing the right conclusion.Illustrator Jaco Haasbroek shows the playful side of everyday objects in his minimalist ...
01:22 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Eddy Cue: Apple's Upcoming Product Pipeline Is the Best in 25 Years
Apple just bought Beats, but that doesn't mean it's not carefully planning the launch of its own products, and according to Apple SVP Eddy Cue, the company has some very exciting ones in the worksR...
01:03 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable GM Exec: Google Could Become a 'Serious Competitive Threat'
A General Motors executive says he believes Google could become a "serious competitive threat" to the entire auto industry if it pursues its self-driving cars.“Anybody can do anything with enoug...
01:02 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Dots Releases a Followup to Its Viral Hit Game
There is finally a followup to the most addictive mobile game of 2013.Dots announced a new iPhone game on Thursday called TwoDots — yes, that's really the name — just more than a year afte...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane Isn't in Search Area, Officials Say
The autonomous underwater vehicle searching for debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet off the coast of Australia concluded its search on Thursday, finding no sign of the plane. The ship that&#...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable The Apple-Beats Deal: A 10 Year Affair Ends in Marriage
RANCHOS PALOS VERDES, California — Just hours after after Apple's historic $3 billion acquisition of Beats, two architects of the deal, Apple VP Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue and Beats...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable The Apple-Beats Deal: A 10-Year Affair Ends in Marriage
RANCHOS PALOS VERDES, California — Just hours after after Apple's historic $3 billion acquisition of Beats, two architects of the deal, Apple VP Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue and Beats...
12:34 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable 5 Brands to Emulate on YouTube
When it comes to engaging consumers online, the bar has never been higher. A recent study revealed that 82% of Americans completely ignore most online advertising. And it makes sense — faced wit...
12:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Your Favorite Movie Scenes, Recreated With Lego
When most of us play with Lego, we create grotesque, disproportionate and multi-colored abominations of architecture.That's not Alex Eylar's style.See also: 15 Cool Lego Minifigure Facts to Build Into...
12:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Instagram Bug Gives Man Access to High School Girl's Account
Many social media apps and services let you sign in with Facebook. But only one — Instagram, owned by Facebook — assumes that you're using the same email address for both services.And as M...
11:00 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Arby's 13-Hour TV Commercial Is Smokin' Hot
If you're a microwave type of person, you probably can't wait around for 13 hours while a brisket cooks. But Arby's can. Here's proofAfter some questioned Arby's claim that the brisket in its new bris...
10:30 am -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable 15 Quotes to Inspire You to Do Something Meaningful Today
Sometimes, sitting on the couch and guzzling Cheetos like they're going out of production is the perfect remedy to get you out of that sour mood.Other times we need a little less messy inspiration. Ev...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Fearless Free Runner Scales London Crane
London is pretty from any angle, but the most beautiful view is from the top. James Kingston would know.The daredevil climber has risked his life for another free running video, this time from one of ...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Bookmark This World Cup Schedule ASAP — It's Beautiful and Helpful
With 32 teams, group play and the knockout stage, the 2014 World Cup will feature 64 matches taking place in 12 Brazilian cities over a one-month spanThat's a lot to keep track of — so please al...
08:10 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Pocket Premium Saves Online Articles Forever
Pocket users are now able to save articles for later, foreverFormerly known as Read It Later, the app rolled out a premium version if its service, which allows you to permanently save articles in your...
07:37 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Tumblr Page Shows What Happens 'When Women Refuse' Sexual Advances
In the wake of last Friday's massacre near the University of California, Santa Barbara, and suspect Elliot Rodger's misogynistic manifesto, a new Tumblr page is highlighting violence inflicted on wome...
06:58 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Wil Wheaton: Gaming Has Always Been My Safe Haven
Tabletop gaming has always been a safe haven for Wil Wheaton.The actor and geek icon said gathering around a table with close friends and family to play board games has been a part of his life since h...
06:26 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Opening of World's Tallest Water Slide Delayed
"Verrückt" is German for "crazy," which may be a good word to describe anyone riding the new water slide of the same name opening at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kansas.The 168-foo...
05:59 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Archaeologists Unearth Roman Fort and Harbor in England
A team of archaeologists and volunteers unearthed the remains of what is believed to be a Roman fort and harbor on the coast of northwest England Tuesday.While excavating the remains of a known Roman ...
05:59 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable The Biggest Moments From Edward Snowden's Big NBC Interview
This is a developing story...Mashable will continue to update it throughout the hour...Edward Snowden speaks.The bespectacled NSA-leaker, currently living under asylum in Moscow, Russia, is giving a w...
05:59 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable 7 Key Moments From Edward Snowden's First-Ever US TV Interview
Edward Snowden speaks.The bespectacled NSA-leaker, currently living under asylum in Moscow, Russia, gave a wide-ranging interview to NBC Nightly News' Brian Williams on Wednesday night, his first with...
05:59 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable 7 Key Moments From Edward Snowden's First-Ever U.S. TV Interview
Edward Snowden speaks.The bespectacled NSA-leaker, currently living under asylum in Moscow, Russia, gave a wide-ranging interview to NBC Nightly News' Brian Williams on Wednesday night, his first with...
05:23 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Google's Employee Demographics: Mostly White, Mostly Male
Google released demographic data on its nearly 50,000 employees for the first time Wednesday.The gist: Google employees are predominantly men (70%) and predominantly white (61%).See also: 'You're Not ...
05:11 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Dim Hope for 'Community'? Still Many Hulu Hoops to Jump Through
Could there be hope for Community? Maybe. But don’t dust off that old Trapper Keeper just yet.NBC canceled the quirky comedy earlier this month, but a new report surfaced Wednesday that Hulu is ...
05:02 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Dick Costolo Reveals Twitter's Toughest Conversations
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California — Twitter is a largely public sharing platform that, as it's grown from within the U.S. to other parts of the world, has increasingly faced some very hard decisio...
04:20 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Rapping Grandpa Just Wants LeBron Back in Cleveland
LeBron James can choose to become a free agent this summer, and many fans in Cleveland are holding out hope that he'll come back to his home state, rejoin the Cavaliers and rain NBA championships down...
03:57 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable $1 Million in 1 Day: 'Reading Rainbow' Kickstarter Earns Pot of Gold
You did it, Internet readers. In just half a day, LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow campaign to raise $1 million on crowdfunding website Kickstarter has reached its seven-figure goal.The money from nearl...
03:55 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Aisha Tyler on Growing Up Nerdy and Being a Real Gamer
Aisha Tyler is one of the busiest women in Hollywood: along with providing the voice of super-spy Lana Kane in FX's Archer, she also hosts Whose Line Is it Anyway?, her own podcast Girl on Guy and sti...
03:49 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Beats Drops Subscription Price After Apple Sale
Beats Music has just lowered the price of subscriptions and extended the free trial period for subscribers to its app.The price change was part of an update to the company's iOS and Android app —...
03:15 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Rare Monastery Seal From Crusades-Era Found in Jerusalem
An 800-year-old lead seal that dates back to the Crusades was found in a Byzantine-era farmstead in Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced TuesdayThe governmental body, which aims to pr...
02:46 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Grumpy Grandma Is the World's Greatest Miami Heat Fan
During last year's NBA finals, the Miami Heat's home crowd gave a master lesson on how to fail as a sports fanLooks like many of them could use some lessons from this grumpy grandmaSee also: Sights on...
02:30 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable 8 Big Questions About Google's Self-Driving Car
Google on Tuesday unveiled the design of its self-driving car prototype, a pint-sized two-seater with no steering wheel, no brake pedal and a big "stop" button. The car has a curious design (exact dim...
02:18 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable 'I'm Not Very Social': Sergey Brin Admits His Google+ Mistake
Google cofounder Sergey Brin admitted Tuesday that he should not have been even "marginally" involved in the company's social network, Google+, claiming that he's "not a very social person." See also:...
02:15 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable The Evolution of Miley Cyrus in One Sweet Harmony
Listening to all of Miley Cyrus' greatest hits while enjoying a flawless harmony is truly the best of both worlds.Harmonizing duo Superfruit, which consists of Pentatonix members Mitch Grassi and Scot...
01:56 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Grieving UCSB Victim's Father Inspires a Movement: 'Not One More'
Richard Martinez's only child, 20-year-old Christopher Michaels-Martinez, was killed in the shooting rampage Friday in Isla Vista, California. But he doesn't want your sympathy."I don’t give a s...
01:30 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable $54.75 Will Buy You the World's Most Expensive Starbucks Drink
Caffeine addicts of the world, meet your leaderAndrew Chifari claims to have created the world's most expensive Starbucks drink, containing 60 shots of espresso and costing a staggering $54.75. It's c...
01:23 am -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Google's Employee Demographics: Mostly White, Mostly Male
Google released demographic data on its nearly 50,000 employees for the first time Wednesday.The gist: Google employees are predominantly men (70%) and predominantly white (61%).See also: 'You're Not ...
01:15 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Uber CEO: We're in a Political Battle with an 'Assh*le'
RANCHOS PALOS VERDES, California — Uber cofounder and CEO Travis Kalanick described his ride-service company's battle with entrenched city-regulated taxi services as a political war"We were in a...
01:09 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable The 'Accessible' Truth of Maya Angelou's Poetry
Many contemporary poets will tell you how much they dislike the term "accessible poetry." It implies that all other poetry is inaccessible — that reading and writing poems is largely an exclusiv...
01:02 am -04 - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Dick Costolo Reveals Twitter's Toughest Conversations
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California — Twitter is a largely public sharing platform that, as it's grown from within the U.S. to other parts of the world, has increasingly faced some very hard decisio...
12:41 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Apple Confirms It Will Buy Beats for $3 Billion
Apple confirmed on Wednesday that it will buy Beats Electronics and Beats Music for $3 billion.Apple is buying the two companies for a purchase price of about $2.6 billion and approximately $400 milli...
12:26 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Eastern Ukraine Is Eerily Calm as Rebels Regroup
DONETSK, Ukraine — An eerie and uneasy calm washed over the embattled eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Wednesday, two days after government forces bombarded separatist fighters with airstrik...
12:25 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Facebook Is Trying to Be Less Creepy
For the second time in two weeks, Facebook has made a concerted effort to be less creepyExhibit A: The company's decision last week to make the default for new users "friends" instead of public. Exhib...
12:17 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Comcast CEO: We Don't Wake Up Trying to Be Hated
Comcast's CEO wants customers to know that its title as the second-most hated company in the U.S. is not one it tries to earnSpeaking at Recode's Code Conference on Wednesday, Brian Roberts discussed ...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Google's Self-Driving Car Looks Familiar
Google unveiled its prototype for the self-driving car at a conference on Tuesday — a concept that could change how the modern world operates.The self-driving car is nothing new for Google, but ...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Google's Self-Driving Car Looks Rather Familiar
Google unveiled its prototype for the self-driving car at a conference on Tuesday — a concept that could change how the modern world operates.The self-driving car is nothing new for Google, but ...
12:07 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable Snapchats Are Fleeting, But Evan Spiegel's Skeevy Emails Last Forever
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel makes a living with a product that erases our embarrassing moments, yet he can't seem to shake his own embarrassing past. The 23-year-old Spiegel, who made headlines in Jan...
12:05 am GMT - Thu, May 29, 2014
Mashable How to Upgrade the Hamburger at Your Next BBQ
Sorry, hot dog — the hamburger is undoubtedly the star of American barbecuesWhether they're stuffed with cheese, slathered in ketchup or topped with bacon, there's nothing more satisfying than a...
11:57 pm -04 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable $1 Million in 1 Day: 'Reading Rainbow' Kickstarter Earns Pot of Gold
You did it, Internet readers. In just half a day, LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow campaign to raise $1 million on crowdfunding website Kickstarter has reached its seven-figure goal.The money from nearl...
11:46 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable 15 Other Jobs Maya Angelou Once Held
The world knew Maya Angelou, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 86, as a prolific writer and poet. But she had a long string of other jobs throughout her lifeSee also: 10 Maya Angelou Quotes T...
11:34 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Rihanna Vevo Is First YouTube Channel to Top 5 Billion Views
Rihanna is queen of the billionaires — in terms of YouTube views, that is.The pop priestess' channel, RihannaVEVO, became the first to exceed an aggregate of 5 billion views sometime in the...
11:34 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable LeVar Burton Needs $1 Million to Revive 'Reading Rainbow'
"I'll see you next time," LeVar Burton promised at the end of every Reading Rainbow episode. Now, he needs your help to ensure there will be a next time for a new generation of children. Burton, the ...
11:13 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable YouTubers Give Advice to High School Selves
Ah, to be an excited and unsure high school graduate again. It would be so great to go back in time and tell our former selves all the wonders the future had in store.YouTube personality Elliott Morga...
10:56 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Satya Nadella: The View from Microsoft's CEO Seat
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California —Standing backstage at the Re/code Code Conference on Thursday night next to actress Gwyneth Paltrow, Microsoft CEO said it was pretty surreal."I was backstage wi...
10:41 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable One Direction Stars Smoke Joint, World Keeps Spinning
Gasp! In what may be the most un-shocking news of the decade, video has leaked of two-fifths of the British boy-band One Direction allegedly smoking marijuanaThe five-minute video, originally posted b...
10:41 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Samsung Shows Off Simband, a Futuristic Health Tracker
Hoping to take the lead in the race to build the ultimate wearable device, Samsung offered a sneak peak Wednesday at its next-generation health-tracking wristband, known as the SimbandUsing different ...
10:18 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Intel Blew Mobile, But It Does Have Robots and Wearables
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California — Jimmy, an Intel-powered, 3D-printable robot made a surprise appearance at Recode's Code Conference on Wednesday.The pint-sized bot was announced earlier this ye...
10:18 pm -04 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable 'I'm Not Very Social': Sergey Brin Admits His Google+ Mistake
Google cofounder Sergey Brin admitted Tuesday that he should not have been even "marginally" involved in the company's social network, Google+, claiming that he's "not a very social person." See also:...
10:15 pm -04 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable The Evolution of Miley Cyrus in One Sweet Harmony
Listening to all of Miley Cyrus' greatest hits while enjoying a flawless harmony is truly the best of both worlds.Harmonizing duo Superfruit, which consists of Pentatonix members Mitch Grassi and Scot...
09:59 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable The Beastie Boys Take Monster to Court Over Ill License
The surviving Beastie Boys are fighting for their right to get paid this week.Adam "Ad Rock" Horovitz and Michael "Mike D" Diamond, appeared in a New York court to demand more than $2 million from Mon...
09:42 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Apple's iWatch Could Have a Round Face
As Apple season kicks into high gear, so do more frequent reports about the mythical iWatch.The most recent report has nothing to do with release date, price or specific functionality, but it does hav...
09:33 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Watch the World's First BASE Jumping Dog Plunge From the Sky
Pigs may not fly yet, but it seems dogs have conquered the skiesWhisper has earned the distinction of the world's first BASE jumping dog. Rock climber Dean Potter strapped his pooch onto his back whil...
09:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable $54.75 Will Buy You the World's Most Expensive Starbucks Drink
Caffeine addicts of the world, meet your leaderAndrew Chifari claims to have created the world's most expensive Starbucks drink, containing 60 shots of espresso and costing a staggering $54.75. It's c...
09:27 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Samsung Talks 'Voice of the Body': Watch Here
Are you ready for one of the most mysterious Samsung launch events ever to grace a stage?Kicking off at 10:30am PT in San Francisco — or 1:30pm if you're on the East Coast — the curiously-...
09:06 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Iran Sentences 8 Facebook Users to Combined 123 Years in Jail
An Iranian court has sentenced eight people to a combined 123 years in prison for various charges including insulting the country's supreme leader on Facebook. The sentencing is the latest in a recent...
09:06 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Facebook Asks EU to Review WhatsApp Acquisition, Reports Say
Facebook's multibillion dollar deal to buy WhatsApp isn't quite done yet.The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook has asked the European Commission to review its acquisition of WhatsApp in an eff...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable An App That Fights Back Against Smartphone Thieves
Lookout rolled out several new features to its mobile security app on Wednesday, but unlike many of the app's existing features, which focus on protecting users from digital threats like malware and s...
08:47 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable It Took 4 Years to Write 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Sequel
Aching for a My Big Fat Greek Wedding sequel? Your wishes have been granted. Nia Vardalos, who penned and starred in the original, has whipped out the Windex to end the wait for a follow-up to the 200...
08:39 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Share a Life-Changing Story With Us for This Week's Photo Challenge
One of the most beautiful and nerve-wracking parts of being a real, live human is knowing that any random event could instantly change the course of your life forever. Sometimes, like in the case of S...
08:24 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable In EA's Next 'Battlefield,' Cops and Robbers Rule the Streets
The next Battlefield entry will be a competitive cops and robbers game, a far cry from the military-focused franchise, Electronic Arts confirmed late Monday.Battlefield Hardline was detailed on EA's b...
08:15 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Ugly Win Over Azerbaijan Shows USA World Cup Team Has Some Work to Do
SAN FRANCISCO, California — As the United States Men's National Team (USMNT) trudged off the pitch following 45 minutes of soccer at Candlestick Park in a pre-World Cup tuneup match against low...
08:06 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Dancing Baby Will Floor You at Da Club
Some people are just born with the rhythm.This footloose baby girl can't help but shake, rattle and roll when the catchy hook of the song pops in.See also: Dancing Mom's 'Booty Bump' Gives New Meaning...
08:05 pm -04 - Wed, May 28, 2014
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Mashable 10 Maya Angelou Quotes That Will Lift You Up
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Mashable LeVar Burton Needs $1 Million to Revive 'Reading Rainbow'
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Mashable Google Made the Slightest Change to Its Logo and Users Still Noticed
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07:17 pm -05 - Wed, May 28, 2014
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07:09 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
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07:05 pm -05 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable How to Upgrade the Hamburger at Your Next BBQ
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Mashable 32 Tweets of Wisdom From Maya Angelou
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Mashable One Direction Stars Smoke Joint, World Keeps Spinning
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Mashable Samsung Shows Off Simband, a Futuristic Health Tracker
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06:28 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Amazon Breaks Silence on Contentious Hachette Dispute
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06:18 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Half the World Menstruates. Now, Let's Talk About It
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06:14 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable DARPA Is Using Oculus Rift for Cyberwarfare
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06:11 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Obama Explains America's Role in the World
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06:10 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Fullscreen Media to Launch New Premium Video Platform
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05:50 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Report: Apple Cuts Beats Acquisition Price by $200 Million
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Mashable One Direction Stars Smoke Joint, World Keeps Spinning
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Mashable Maya Angelou Dead at 86
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05:17 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Sergey Brin: Google Was 'Shocked' When It Learned of NSA Snooping
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Mashable Box Launches Box.org Initiative for Nonprofits
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Mashable What's Your Country's Favorite Dog?
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Mashable John Kerry to Edward Snowden: Man Up and Come Back to the U.S.
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04:30 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Astronauts Plant Trees in Russia That Tower Above Politics
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04:20 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable This Guy Put a Jet Engine on a 1929 Airplane and Now Does Insane Stunts for a Living
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Mashable Syria Chemical Weapons Inspectors Detail Ambush After Their Escape
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04:00 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable A 3D Printer for the Rest of Us: New Matter Builds $199 Device
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Mashable Thailand Blocks Facebook to Silence Coup Protests
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03:30 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
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03:04 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
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Mashable Microsoft Unveils Real-Time Speech Translation for Skype
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Mashable Watch Live: Obama Gives Major Foreign Policy Speech at West Point Graduation
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02:02 pm GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Square's New Business Strategy: Lend Money To Small Businesses
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Mashable Maya Angelou Dead at 86
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12:30 pm -04 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Astronauts Plant Trees in Russia That Tower Above Politics
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11:00 am +02 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Bestselling Author Joshua Ferris Takes on Social Media in Latest Novel
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10:30 am -04 - Wed, May 28, 2014
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Mashable 7 Dramatic Storylines to Make Anyone a World Cup Soccer Fan
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09:22 am +02 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Google Unveils Self-Driving Car Prototype
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09:00 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Bestselling Author Joshua Ferris Takes on Social Media in Latest Novel
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08:30 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable 21 Dead After Fire at South Korean Hospice
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08:23 am +02 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Anonymous Man Hides Cash Around SF, Finders Pay It Forward
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08:00 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
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07:22 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Google Unveils Self-Driving Car Prototype
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Mashable Inside a Screenwriter's Mind: 'Vomit Drafts' and 'Land of Lost Scenes'
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07:00 am +02 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Unveils Real-Time Speech Translation for Skype
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06:23 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
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06:23 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Anonymous Man Hides Cash Around SF, Finders Pay It Forward
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06:10 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable LG G3 Hands On: It's All About the Screen
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05:40 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Man Confesses Love for Gazebos in Strange, Catchy Song
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05:00 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Unveils Real-Time Speech Translation for Skype
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Mashable Smart Skateboard Travels 10 Miles on a Single Charge
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04:43 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Netflix Picks 'Daredevil' for TV Series: Charlie Cox of 'Boardwalk Empire'
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04:39 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable 50 Cent Delivers Worst Opening Pitch in History of Baseball
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Mashable Livestrong Has a New Champion: Indy 500 Winner ‘Captain America’
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03:57 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Citi Bikes Are a Wild Success, But Will They Survive?
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03:52 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable UCSB Mourns in Wake of Santa Barbara Rampage
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03:40 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Edward Snowden: I Was Trained as a Spy
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03:07 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Even Disney Villains Desire 'Happily Ever After'
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02:41 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Snapchat User Turns Himself Into the Ultimate Disney Princess
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02:39 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Thailand Military Chief Tells Reporters to Ask Easier Questions, Cheer Him On
Two of Thailand’s top military reporters were summoned on Tuesday to the army’s headquarters, where officers asked them to go easy on the country’s newly self-installed leader.Army s...
02:23 am -04 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Anonymous Man Hides Cash Around SF, Finders Pay It Forward
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02:00 am +02 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Qatari Group Wants You to Know Leggings Are Not Pants
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01:40 am -04 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Man Confesses Love for Gazebos in Strange, Catchy Song
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01:30 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable 10 Mario Facts to Super Jump Punch Your Brain
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01:18 am +10 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Let's Talk About Quicksilver in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'
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01:18 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable This Cat is Better at Jenga Than You
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01:00 am -04 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Smart Skateboard Travels 10 Miles on a Single Charge
Between the embarrassingly awkward Segway and the prohibitively expensive Tesla there now exists a attractive middle ground: the smart skateboardA number of electric skateboards have cropped up in rec...
12:57 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Instagram Briefly Goes Down for All Users
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12:41 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Dear Apple: Drop Beats, Buy Spotify Instead
To: Apple CEO Tim CookDear Tim, If weeks of reports are accurate, and Apple is days or possibly even hours away from announcing its largest-ever acquisition — a multibillion dollar purchase of B...
12:39 am -04 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable 50 Cent Delivers Worst Opening Pitch in History of Baseball
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12:38 am -04 - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Livestrong Has a New Champion: Indy 500 Winner ‘Captain America’
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Mashable If Caricature Artists Animated 'Mad Men'
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12:15 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable ESPN's New World Cup Spot Is a Beautiful Tribute to Soccer Fans
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12:05 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable North Dakota Oil Workers Capture Gobsmacking Tornado Footage
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12:00 am GMT - Wed, May 28, 2014
Mashable Qatari Group Wants You to Know Leggings Are Not Pants
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11:55 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable 16 Apps and Gadgets for Wedding Planning
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11:54 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Behind the Brew: How Heineken Drafts Its Viral Branding
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11:52 pm -04 - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable UCSB Mourns in Wake of Santa Barbara Rampage
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11:42 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable In Search for Flight M370, New Seafloor Map Is 'Better Than Nothing'
Using advanced satellite techniques, scientists released a new map on Tuesday of the underwater terrain within part of the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which was lost on Mar...
11:08 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Netflix Nabs 3 Nominations for TCA Awards
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11:07 pm -04 - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Even Disney Villains Desire 'Happily Ever After'
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10:55 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Facebook Cuts Down on Automatic Updates in Your Friends' News Feeds
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10:45 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable 9 Resources to Fully Leverage Design Program 'Sketch'
Bohemian Coding recently released version three of popular OS X design program Sketch, featuring a powerful set of tools for precision design work. The new release means a revamped interface, with new...
10:41 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Apple Keynote Will Be Live Streamed
Apple has posted an update to its website alerting the public that its WWDC keynote event will be available via live stream next MondayAlthough Apple has offered live streams of its events in the past...
10:39 pm -04 - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Thailand Military Chief Tells Reporters to Ask Easier Questions, Cheer Him On
Two of Thailand’s top military reporters were summoned on Tuesday to the army’s headquarters, where officers asked them to go easy on the country’s newly self-installed leader.Army s...
10:01 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable LG G Watch Will Work With All Android 4.3 Devices
At LG's G3 smartphone launch event, the company had a few words about its upcoming LG G Watch. Very few words, in fact — less than a sentence was dedicated to the smartwatch, which is expected t...
09:58 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable 'Gangnam Style' Gallops Toward 2 Billion YouTube Views
We're about to live in a world where Psy's 2012 mega-hit "Gangnam Style" has been watched 2 billion times — or almost six times the population of the United StatesLet those feelings of confusion...
09:50 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Greenpeace Activists Occupy Oil Rig in Norwegian Arctic
A group of fifteen Greenpeace activists from eight different countries boarded and climbed an oil rig in the Norwegian arctic Monday morning, protesting a Norwegian company's plans to drill thereThe a...
09:38 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable 'True Detective' Creator: Season 2 Has 3 Leads, Set in California
"Time is a flat circle," Rust Cohle infamously said in the first season of True Detective. "Everything we've ever done or will do, we're gonna do over and over and over again."Everything, that is, exc...
09:26 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Prominent Hacker Who Became FBI Informant Is Released
The hacker who cofounded the shadowy LulzSec group, but who then helped the U.S. government disrupt at least 300 cyberattacks while working as an FBI informant, is now a free man.A Manhattan district ...
09:15 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable LG Officially Unveils Flagship G3 Smartphone
LG unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the LG G3, on Tuesday at an event in London.The 5.5-inch G3 is the first mainstream smartphone with a Quad HD display, which has a resolution of 2,560 x 1,4...
08:50 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable The U.S. Could Be on the Cusp of a Smart Toilet Revolution
Will Americans take to smart toilets the way they have embraced smartphones?That's what Yoshiaki Fujimori, CEO of Japan's Lixil Corporation, is hoping. Lixil is adding "integrated bidets" to American ...
08:41 pm -04 - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Dear Apple: Drop Beats, Buy Spotify Instead
To: Apple CEO Tim CookDear Tim,If weeks of reports are accurate, and Apple is days or possibly even hours away from announcing its largest-ever acquisition — a multibillion dollar purchase of Be...
08:37 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Wisdom Happens When Bill Murray Crashes Your Bachelor Party
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08:35 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable 3 Irish Lads Are Traveling the World Just to Dance a Jig
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Mashable 12 Ways Marketers Can Make the Most of Gmail's Tabbed Inbox
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Mashable This Cat is Better at Jenga Than You
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Mashable Meet the Man Hired to Make Sure the Snowden Docs Aren't Hacked
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Mashable Australians Jolted Awake to iOS Alarms Demanding Ransoms
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Mashable Billboard Debuts Real-Time Rankings of Trending Music on Twitter
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Mashable 16 Apps and Gadgets for Wedding Planning
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Mashable The Kimye Wedding Photos in All Their Glory
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Mashable Toshiba's New Windows 8.1 Tablets Include Office and Start at $199
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07:29 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Psst! Wanna Buy a Windows Tablet for $199?
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Mashable Facebook Cuts Down on Automatic Updates in Your Friends' News Feeds
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Mashable New York Sports Club Ad Trolls Kim and Kanye Wedding
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Mashable Greenpeace Activists Occupy Oil Rig in Norwegian Arctic
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Mashable 9 Resources to Fully Leverage Design Program 'Sketch'
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Mashable Apple Keynote Will Be Live Streamed
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Mashable 'Watch Dogs' Review: Hacking Fun Meets Hackneyed Writing
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Mashable Report: Twitter Will Have Nearly 400 Million Users by 2018
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Mashable 'Gangnam Style' Gallops Toward 2 Billion YouTube Views
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Mashable YouTube Removes All of Elliot Rodger's Videos
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Mashable Greenpeace Activists Occupy Oil Rig in Norwegian Arctic
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Mashable Google Might Follow Apple Into the Smart Home Market
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Mashable If Caricature Artists Animated 'Mad Men'
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Mashable Iran Judge Calls Mark Zuckerberg to Testify in Court
A judge in Iran wants Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer privacy complaints related to Facebook-owned companies WhatsApp and Instagram, according to the news agency ISNA.The judge also repor...
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Mashable ESPN's New World Cup Spot Is a Beautiful Tribute to Soccer Fans
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Mashable LG Officially Unveils Flagship G3 Smartphone
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Mashable Man Hides $100 Envelopes Around San Francisco in Ultimate Scavenger Hunt
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Mashable Wisdom Happens When Bill Murray Crashes Your Bachelor Party
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04:30 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Orange Is the New Nothing: 'Seinfeld' Meets 'OITNB' in GIFs
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Mashable How to Survive Armageddon With Pinterest
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Mashable Meet the Man Hired to Make Sure the Snowden Docs Aren't Hacked
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Mashable Australians Jolted Awake to iOS Alarms Demanding Ransoms
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Mashable Netflix Nabs 3 Nominations for TCA Awards
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Mashable The Kimye Wedding Photos in All Their Glory
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Mashable Psst! Wanna Buy a Windows Tablet for $199?
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03:18 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Let's Talk About Quicksilver in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'
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Mashable At Least 30 Dead in Ukraine Airport Battle; Government Claims Control
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03:03 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Ukraine Government Claims Control of Airport After Deaths of 33 Separatists
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03:01 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable LG G3 Specs Leak Ahead of Release: QuadHD Display, 13MP Camera
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Mashable Pharrell and Spike Lee Join Forces for Interactive Concert Live Stream
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Mashable Report: Twitter Will Have Nearly 400 Million Users by 2018
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02:04 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable 7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Posture at Work
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Mashable YouTube Removes All of Elliot Rodger's Videos
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01:49 pm -04 - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Google Might Follow Apple Into the Smart Home Market
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Mashable Iran Judge Calls Mark Zuckerberg to Testify in Court
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12:41 pm GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Malaysia Releases MH370 Satellite Data to the Public
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12:30 pm -04 - Tue, May 27, 2014
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11:18 am -04 - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Let's Talk About Quicksilver in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'
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Mashable This Magic Stand Makes Your Smartphone Levitate, Sort Of
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10:04 am -04 - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable 7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Posture at Work
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06:00 am GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Former Twitter Employee Brings Choose Your Own Adventure Stories to Vine
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05:00 am GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable White House Mistakenly Reveals Identity of Afghanistan Top Spy in Email
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05:00 am GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable White House Mistakenly Reveals Identity of Afghanistan's Top Spy
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04:16 am GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Pope Francis Will Meet With Sexual-Abuse Victims Next Month
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04:11 am GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable 17 Photos of Comfort Food That Will Make Your Mouth Water
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Mashable 5 Things Apple Can Bring to the Smart Home
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03:02 am GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls Located, Yet Still Out of Reach
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03:00 am -04 - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable These Kids Are Not Impressed by Ancient Apple Computers
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Mashable Unstable Colorado Mudslide Holding Back Search for Three Missing Men
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Mashable Attack on Japanese Pop Group AKB48 Leaves Three Injured
A man attacked members of AKB48, an extremely popular Japanese female pop group on Sunday, leaving two band members with head and hand injuries, and a male staffer with cuts to his hands.Anna Iriyama,...
01:19 am GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable The National Guard Rises to the Occasion With Memorial Day Vine
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01:00 am -04 - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable White House Mistakenly Reveals Identity of Afghanistan's Top Spy
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12:34 am GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Rap Genius Cofounder Mahbod Moghadam Resigns After Elliot Rodger Comments
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12:34 am GMT - Tue, May 27, 2014
Mashable Rap Genius Cofounder Resigns After Elliot Rodger Comments
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11:47 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable 10 Patriotic Images of Memorial Day Around the Country
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Mashable Digital Remnants of Elliot Rodger Become Internet Battleground
A fierce debate has sprung up around videos and forum posts from Elliot Rodger, even as sites move to block some of the most controversial content.Rodger, the 22 year old who went on a murderous rampa...
09:58 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable How the #YesAllWomen Hashtag Began
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Mashable Pantone Project Color Codes Life's Little Trinkets
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Mashable 10 Unique Popsicle Recipes for a Chill Summer
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08:24 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable Air Force Closing Ionosphere Research Program, a Favorite of Conspiracy Theorists
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08:13 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable Ebola Virus Kills 5 In First Outbreak in Sierra Leone
Five people have died in the first cases of Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization said on MondayEbola, a deadly hemorrhagic fever virus with a fatality rate of up to 90 percent, h...
08:07 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable Report: Apple Planning 'Smart Home' System Debut at WWDC
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07:30 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable 20 Simply Genius Shower Thoughts
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07:09 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable Here Is 'Game of Thrones' Recapped by a Stoned Seth Rogen and Snoop Dogg
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06:30 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable 15 Oven-Free Recipes for Lazy Cooks
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05:30 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable 27 DIY Tricks to Master Your Kitchen
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05:24 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable Uber's Valuation Rockets to $17 Billion, Report Says
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Mashable Standoff at Airport in Eastern Ukraine Poses Challenge for New President
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04:51 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable Battle at Airport in Eastern Ukraine Poses Challenge for New President
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Mashable Ukraine Military Launches Fierce Assault Against Pro-Russian Rebels
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04:30 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable 26 Songs to Celebrate the USA on Memorial Day
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Mashable Ebola Virus Kills 5 In First Outbreak in Sierra Leone
Five people have died in the first cases of Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization said on MondayEbola, a deadly hemorrhagic fever virus with a fatality rate of up to 90 percent, h...
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Mashable 4 Fictional TV Show Apps You Can Actually Download IRL
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03:27 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable The Ultimate Guide to the Best Summer Ever
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03:02 pm GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable What Is Citizen Science, and How Can You Get Involved?
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Mashable 27 DIY Tricks to Master Your Kitchen
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Mashable Uber's Valuation Rockets to $17 Billion, Report Says
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Mashable 26 Songs to Celebrate the USA on Memorial Day
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Mashable 'Mad Men' Episode 7 Recap: No Man Ever Comes Back From Leave
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Mashable 'Mad Men' Episode 7 Recap: No Man Ever Comes Back From Leave
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07:44 am GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
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Mashable Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in Talks to Buy NBA Clippers, Report Says
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06:01 am GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable 15 Combined GIFs That Prove Two GIFs Are Better Than One
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05:07 am GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable With These 3D Glasses, You're in Charge of Your Movie-Watching Experience
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04:11 am GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable Apple iPad Videos Go Inside the Worlds of Travel and Classical Music
Back in January, we were introduced to Apple's Your Verse mini documentaries, an ongoing video series highlighting the different ways in which professionals use the iPadIn the latest installment of th...
03:01 am GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable Tech Companies Battle for a Spot in Your Living Room
So you're ready to cut the cords of your cable box, but now what? While smart TVs are still making their way to consumers, cable-box alternatives are already here. In the newest video of our Mobi...
02:20 am GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable Santa Barbara Killer's Chilling Plot: A Timeline
Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old who police have identified as killing six people before taking his own life, meticulously planned the rampage that took place near the University of California, Santa Ba...
02:05 am GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable The Definitive World Cup Preview (in Haiku Form)
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02:01 am -04 - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable 15 Combined GIFs That Prove Two GIFs Are Better Than One
One GIF just doesn't pack the funny punch any moreWe've seen your cat fails, classic Seinfeld moments and dancing banana — boooring. Step it upSee also: 20 GIFs That Jump Off Your Screen Without...
12:20 am GMT - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable 10 Creative DIY Projects for the Unartistic
Pinterest is a great place to find inspiration for creative DIY projects — but for some, it only offers a sad reminder of their lack of artistic abilitiesDon't worry, there are some crafts out t...
12:11 am -04 - Mon, May 26, 2014
Mashable Apple iPad Videos Go Inside the Worlds of Travel and Classical Music
Back in January, we were introduced to Apple's Your Verse mini documentaries, an ongoing video series highlighting the different ways in which professionals use the iPadIn the latest installment of th...
11:27 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable 'New York Post' Gives Kim and Kanye the World's Worst Wedding Announcement
The New York Post clearly is not a fan of Kimye.The publication marked the wedding of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian with a news story short on words and long on snark. "Two jackasses got married in It...
11:10 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Santa Barbara Community Holds Vigil, Classmates Remember Victims Online
Hundreds if not thousands of students and members of the community held a candlelight vigil at the University of California, Santa Barbara, on Saturday night following the horrific shooting that shock...
10:11 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Ukraine's New President: Can a Candy King Lead a Post-Revolutionary Nation?
KIEV, Ukraine — "Acting from behind the scenes he directed his money to the heart of the protests: to its peaceful, and then to its bloodiest moments. How did a man with hidden Jewish roots hope...
09:47 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Elliot Rodger: Portrait of a Lonely Outcast Obsessed With Status
Who was Elliot Rodger?The online history and detailed writings of Rodger, who police identified as the gunman in a series of shootings near the University of California, Santa Barbara, paint a chillin...
09:30 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable 7 Gamecations for the Ultimate Nerdy Summer
Vacations are supposed to be enjoyable, but beaches, theme parks and the great outdoors can sometimes be anything but.I'm talking to you gamers. But, just because you don't enjoy the outside world, do...
08:11 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Security Videos Show Suspect in Deadly Jewish Museum Attack
This story was updated at 12:41pm EDT on Sunday May 25.Belgian police released security videos showing the man suspected of killing four people in Saturday's deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum of Be...
07:30 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable 24 'Game of Thrones' Prints to Decorate Your Wall
You know nothing, Jon Snow ... about home decor!While the Night's Watch keeps their living arrangements at the wall fairly bleak, it doesn't mean Game of Thrones fans can't add a little pop of flair t...
07:27 pm -04 - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable 'New York Post' Gives Kim and Kanye the World's Worst Wedding Announcement
The New York Post clearly is not a fan of Kimye.The publication marked the wedding of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian with a news story short on words and long on snark. "Two jackasses got married in It...
06:58 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Michael Moore Reacts to Santa Barbara Shooting: 'I No Longer Have Anything to Say'
Michael Moore is officially out of words. AlmostThe prominent filmmaker behind Bowling For Columbine, a documentary about a school shooting that took place in 1999, reacted to news about Friday night'...
06:58 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Michael Moore on Santa Barbara Shooting: 'I No Longer Have Anything to Say'
Michael Moore is officially out of words. AlmostThe prominent filmmaker behind Bowling For Columbine, a documentary about a school shooting that took place in 1999, reacted to news about Friday night'...
06:50 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Photos: Voters in Eastern Ukraine Defy Separatists and Head to Polls
DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainians headed to the polls on Sunday in record numbers — 25% of eligible voters — to elect their next presidentHowever, pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukrain...
06:31 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable 'Be A Fool': Ed Helms Speaks to Cornell's Class of 2014
"You guys know I'm not Andy Bernard, right?"Life imitated art on Saturday when Ed Helms spoke at Cornell University's convocation ceremonyThe actor and comedian, best known for his portrayal of enthus...
06:00 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Take a Mobile Scavegener Hunt Tour, Created by Locals
Who knows your neighborhood best? Think about it. One key to diving into a new destination is access to the lesser-knowns and unknowns — the spots most tourists missIf you're with an insider ...
06:00 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Take a Mobile Scavenger-Hunt Tour, Created by Locals
Who knows your neighborhood best? Think about it. One key to diving into a new destination is access to the lesser-knowns and unknowns — the spots most tourists missIf you're with an insider ...
05:47 pm -04 - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Elliot Rodger: Portrait of a Lonely Outcast Obsessed With Status
Who was Elliot Rodger?The online history and detailed writings of Rodger, who police identified as the gunman in a series of shootings near the University of California, Santa Barbara, paint a chillin...
05:35 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Commerical GPS Turns 25: How the Unwanted Military Tech Found Its True Calling
It's hard to imagine in this paranoiac age of electronic eavesdropping, data mining and myriad digital spying schemes by nefarious civilians, corporations and Big Brother government, but at one time t...
05:30 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable 13 Star Wars Pickup Lines You Are Definitely Looking For
There is no try in dating. It's hard out there for a Jedi, especially when the only girl you've ever encountered is your sisterBut before you vow a life of celibacy and associate relationships with th...
05:30 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable 13 Crazy Wedding Confessions From Brides and Grooms
Nervous jitters are standard fare for your wedding day. After all, you're proclaiming your devotion to one person before friends, beloved family members and the weird uncle who mom made you invite. Bu...
04:11 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Pope Says He Supports 'State of Palestine'
Pope Francis called for peace in the "increasingly unacceptable" Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Sunday in a speech at the palace of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in BethlehemIn his speech, whic...
04:03 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable 11 Fake Movies Never Coming to a Theater Near You
Some things are just too good to be trueThat's how fans felt after watching the trailer for Jay Z and Beyoncé's Run. The duo released a star-studded movie trailer as a promotion for their upcomin...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable 24 'Game of Thrones' Prints to Decorate Your Wall
You know nothing, Jon Snow ... about home decor!While the Night's Watch keeps their living arrangements at the wall fairly bleak, it doesn't mean Game of Thrones fans can't add a little pop of flair t...
03:02 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: Election Day in Ukraine
Ukrainians are headed to the polls today to elect a new leaderMashable will be covering Ukraine's presidential election live all day. See the latest updates below.REPORTERS IN UKRAINE: Mashable's Chri...
03:02 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: Ukraine Elects Petro Poroshenko as President
Ukrainians headed to the polls today to elect a new leader, and Petro Poroshenko, aka the "Chocolate King," came out on top with more than 50% of the voteMashable is covering Ukraine's presidential el...
03:02 pm GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Ukraine Elects Petro Poroshenko as President
Ukrainians headed to the polls today to elect a new leader, and Petro Poroshenko, aka the "Chocolate King." Here's how Ukraine's presidential election played out.3 things you need to know now:Petro Po...
02:58 pm -04 - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Michael Moore on Santa Barbara Shooting: 'I No Longer Have Anything to Say'
Michael Moore is officially out of words. AlmostThe prominent filmmaker behind Bowling For Columbine, a documentary about a school shooting that took place in 1999, reacted to news about Friday night'...
07:30 am GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Baby Takes GoPro for a Swing and More
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05:30 am GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Otto's Guide to a Carefree Life, Dude
Dude, chill out — you're too tense.Life is just too short to not cherish every waking moment we have, and enjoy all of the natural gifts on this beautiful Earth.See also: 22 Victorious Accomplis...
04:00 am GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Samsung Tab Pro 8.4: More Like Semi-Pro
Mobile device appellations bear little relevance to the device itself. By naming its latest mid-sized tablet the Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (officially the SM-T320, $399.99, discounted to $369.99), Samsung gi...
03:38 am GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Man Believed to Be California Gunman Wrote 140-Page Manifesto
Elliot Rodger — the man believed by his family to be the gunman who killed six people Friday night near the University of California, Santa Barbara — left behind a 140-page manifesto, repo...
03:38 am GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Man Believed to Be California Shooter Wrote 140-Page Manifesto
Elliot Rodger — the man believed by his family to be the gunman who killed six people Friday night near the University of California, Santa Barbara — left behind a 140-page manifesto, repo...
03:38 am GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Shooting Suspect Identified; 3 of 6 Victims Were Stabbed at His Apartment
Highlights: 3 things you need to know nowOfficials have identified Elliot Rodger, 22, as the suspect in Friday night's shootings near the University of California, Santa Barbara.Seven people, includin...
03:38 am GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Shooting Suspect Identified; 3 Victims Were Stabbed at His Apartment
Highlights: 3 things you need to know nowAuthorities have officially identified Elliot Rodger, 22, as the suspect in Friday night's shootings near the University of California, Santa Barbara.Seven peo...
02:00 am GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable 10 Countries With the Highest Proportion of Women in Parliament
2013 was a record year for women in parliament around the world. The global average of participating women is now at 21.8%, up from 20.3% in 2012. The average was at 15% a decade ago.According to a re...
01:30 am GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable 5 Can't-Miss Apps: Next Music Discovery and More
Between Microsoft unveiling its new Surface Pro 3 and the latest eBay hack, you may have overlooked some of this week's best new apps.Luckily, Mashable creates a roundup each weekend of our favorite n...
01:00 am GMT - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable How to Tame Twitter's Annoying Mobile Notifications
You might have noticed more Twitter notifications hitting your phone or tablet than usual. Instead of just getting notified when you're mentioned or retweeted — users are starting to see followe...
12:00 am +05 - Sun, May 25, 2014
Mashable Mario's 12 Weirdest Power-Up Suits
The only thing more unmistakable than Mario's theme song is his signature ensemble — at least, most of the time.The mustachioed plumber is much more than just his overalls. Over the years, Ninte...
11:49 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Are Married
The most-publicized wedding event of this year has finally happened: Reality-television personality Kim Kardashian married rapper Kanye West on Saturday.The high-profile pair wed at Forte di Belvedere...
10:33 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Google Glass Fans Fight Restaurant Ban With Bad Reviews
It's only been a few months since the infamous anti-Google Glass bar incident in San Francisco, and now it looks like some users of the device are fighting backIt all started in April when Google Glas...
09:06 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Gunman Kills Three at Jewish Museum in Belgium
A gunman killed three people Saturday, after opening fire at a Jewish museum in Belgium.Joelle Milquet, Belgium's interior minister, confirmed the deaths and shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium. ...
08:30 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable 23 Ways Duct Tape Can Fix Anything
Duct tape makes basically everything.The sticky, multipurpose adhesive has secured objects and helped people out of a jam since its invention during World War II to keep ammunition dry.See also: 17 DI...
08:30 pm +01 - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable 13 Hairstyles to Tame Your Mane in Humidity
Say goodbye to your perfect blowout, ladiesSummer is here, so you might as well let those curls roam free in all their glory.But when it starts to feel like a 24-hour sauna, the last thing you want to...
07:55 pm +01 - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Top 10 Destinations for Memorial Day 2014
The official start of summer may be June 21, but Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff to the season.In 1971, United States Congress declared Memorial Day a national holiday, and scheduled it...
07:30 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable 13 Hairstyles to Tame Your Mane in Humidity
Say goodbye to your perfect blowout, ladiesSummer is here, so you might as well let those curls roam free in all their glory.But when it starts to feel like a 24-hour sauna, the last thing you want to...
06:55 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Top 10 Destinations for Memorial Day 2014
The official start of summer may be June 21, but Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff to the season.In 1971, United States Congress declared Memorial Day a national holiday, and scheduled it...
06:32 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable How One Video Game Became a Million-Dollar Professional Sport
Last October, the Staples Center was filled with hundreds of thousands of passionate fans, though not the type you would expect in the storied sports arenaThe fans that sold-out the stadium in an hour...
06:30 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Mario's 12 Weirdest Power-Up Suits
The only thing more unmistakable than Mario's theme song is his signature ensemble — at least, most of the time.The mustachioed plumber is much more than just his overalls. Over the years, Ninte...
06:21 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable 7-Eleven Bombings in Southern Thailand Kill 2, Injure Dozens
At least two people are reported dead and dozens injured after a wave of bombings tore through the southern Thailand city of Pattani on Saturday.Local media report that at least five 7-Elevens and two...
06:21 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable 7-Eleven Bombings in Southern Thailand Kill 3, Injure 55
At least three people are reported dead and 55 injured after a wave of bombings tore through the southern Thailand city of Pattani on Saturday.Local media report that at least five 7-Elevens and two g...
06:11 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Cannes: Breakouts, Boo Birds and 8 Other Festival Takeaways
My eyelids are heavy, my derriere is sore and if I drink any more complementary Nespresso my aorta is going to burst right out of my chest.I've made it to the end of the Cannes Film Festival, and the ...
05:00 pm +01 - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable How Bruce Lee Came Back From the Dead for UFC
"It was, like, the quickest meeting in the world," says Brian Hayes, creative director of EA Sports UFC, of the decision to play as the most famous martial artist of all time. "We’re all thinkin...
04:30 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable 3 New Types of Digital Advertising Agencies
These are weird times for the advertising world. TV is still where the money is, but the creative momentum has shifted to digital to the point where no one cares about your $100 million spend anymore,...
04:16 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Gunman Kills 6 in Drive-By Rampage Near California College Campus
A gunman fatally shot six people and wounded at least seven more in a series of drive-by shootings late Friday near the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara, authorities said. After e...
04:06 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable 4 Pro Tips for Creating Your Own Web Series
As a comedian, entrepreneur, writer and filmmaker, it's clear Amy Rubin has never allowed anyone or anything to pigeonhole her into one role.After years of creating political videos on Capitol Hill, R...
04:00 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable How Bruce Lee Came Back From the Dead for UFC
"It was, like, the quickest meeting in the world," says Brian Hayes, creative director of EA Sports UFC, of the decision to play as the most famous martial artist of all time. "We’re all thinkin...
03:30 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: Ukraine Readies for Election
Three months after anti-government protesters in Ukraine ousted former president Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainians head to the polls on May 25 to elect a new leaderMashable will be following the events le...
03:30 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: Separatist Republics Announce Unified State as Ukraine Readies for Election
Three months after anti-government protesters in Ukraine ousted former president Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainians head to the polls on May 25 to elect a new leaderMashable will be following the events le...
03:30 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Separatist Republics Announce Unified State as Ukraine Readies for Election
Three months after anti-government protesters in Ukraine ousted former president Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainians head to the polls on May 25 to elect a new leaderMashable will be following the events le...
03:08 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Your Button-Mashing Could Be Causing Permanent Hand Injury
Whether you're reading this at your desk, on your phone lounging on the couch, odds are you're doing it wrongThe way many of us use our tech could, and increasingly has, lead to short- and long-term i...
02:55 pm -04 - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Top 10 Destinations for Memorial Day 2014
The official start of summer may be June 21, but Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff to the season.In 1971, United States Congress declared Memorial Day a national holiday, and scheduled it...
02:30 pm GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable How Smartphones Will Wreck Your Weekend Plans
Does the ease of smartphone texting, especially with free services like iMessage and WhatsApp, make people flaky to the point of destroying your get-togethers?Alex Cornell certainly thinks so. A video...
12:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable 3 New Types of Digital Advertising Agencies
These are weird times for the advertising world. TV is still where the money is, but the creative momentum has shifted to digital to the point where no one cares about your $100 million spend anymore,...
08:30 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Tunnel Vision Uses Augmented Reality to Animate NYC Subway Maps
A new iPhone app is using augmented reality and big data to create animated visualizations based on New York's subway system.Tunnel Vision enables users to see which stations are likely to be the most...
06:30 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Citizen Scientists to Resurrect Defunct NASA Spacecraft
For the first time, NASA has agreed to work with a group of citizen scientists to resurrect a spacecraft the agency is no longer using and has no plans to use again.NASA announced that the agency has ...
05:30 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Socially Awkward Tips for the Jobless College Grad
College graduates are having a tough time finding jobs, even those who attended fancy, private Ivy League schools, so what hope is there for the rest of us? College graduates, did you know there are ...
05:04 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Will Be the Year's First $100 Million Movie
X-Men: Days of Future Past just may pull off this weekend what neither Captain America, Spider-Man nor Godzilla could: Become the first film of summer to ring the $100 million bell.But before we decla...
04:33 am +02 - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Protesters Attack Turkish Police Chief as Unrest Grows
In Turkey, tensions between citizens and police are flaring up once again in the aftermath of the tragic mine disaster that left 301 people dead.On Friday, Turks were mourning the deaths of two people...
04:31 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Are Only 'Attractive' Types of Nudity O.K. on Instagram?
Instagram is again coming under fire for its inconsistent treatment of photos of women's bodies. Last week, the company briefly suspended the account of Vogue's creative director Grace Coddington afte...
03:30 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable For Some, Balkan Floods Have Caused Damage Akin to 1990s War
The floodwaters are finally receding in parts of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia, after three month's worth of rain fell in just two to three days, sending rivers roaring through towns and inundating fa...
03:24 am +01 - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Oh, Drama: USA Coach Blasts Son's Derisive Landon Donovan Tweet
Teens, right? SMHU.Ssoccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann shocked many Americans by omitting Landon Donovan from his final World Cup roster on Thursday afternoon. Shortly after, Klinsmann's 17-year-old son, J...
03:12 am +01 - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Area Basketball Star Falls for Fake Onion Article
Being roasted by The Onion means you're notable enough for people to talk about. In a way, it's an honor — but only if you're in on the joke.And it looks like no one told former Chicago Bulls pl...
03:10 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Edgar Wright Shrinks From Marvel's 'Ant Man' Over Creative Differences
So much for that Edgar Wright Ant-Man movie we were so looking forward to seeing.The Scott Pilgrim and World’s End director has exited the project over creative differences (read: Wright is prob...
02:54 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Jerry Seinfeld's Reruns Still Make Him Hollywood's Wealthiest Actor
Thanks to the latest round of licensing deals for Seinfeld reruns last year, comedian Jerry Seinfeld has landed as Hollywood’s wealthiest actor with a personal fortune of $820 million, according...
02:33 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Protesters Attack Turkish Police Chief as Unrest Grows
In Turkey, tensions between citizens and police are flaring up once again in the aftermath of the tragic mine disaster that left 301 people dead.On Friday, Turks were mourning the deaths of two people...
02:24 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Oh, Drama: USA Coach Blasts Son's Derisive Landon Donovan Tweet
Teens, right? SMHU.Ssoccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann shocked many Americans by omitting Landon Donovan from his final World Cup roster on Thursday afternoon. Shortly after, Klinsmann's 17-year-old son, J...
02:12 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Area Basketball Star Falls for Fake Onion Article
Being roasted by The Onion means you're notable enough for people to talk about. In a way, it's an honor — but only if you're in on the joke.And it looks like no one told former Chicago Bulls pl...
02:09 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Amazon, Stop Messing Around and Ship Hachette’s Books
Amazon is an amazing online retailer, capable of shipping products within 48 hours (or even less) from the moment you click "Buy Now with 1 Click." It’s a miracle of modern logistics and technol...
01:59 am +01 - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Woman Beautifully Defends Her Body After Instagram Removes Her Butt Selfie
Instagram is filled with a bounty of booty, but not all butt selfies are treated equal.Meghan Tonjes, a video blogger and musician who is very vocal about body positivity, Instgrammed a photo of her o...
01:54 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable National Weather Service Kinda, Sorta Explains Its Major Data Outage
The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a memo on Friday afternoon detailing the likely causes and lessons learned from the major computer disruption on Thursday afternoon, which knocked out the cen...
01:47 am +01 - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Brazil's Issues With the World Cup in One Painting
Just weeks ahead of the start of the World Cup, a Brazilian artist has encapsulated the feelings of the country's underclass in one paintingIn it, a crying child sits at a table, knife and fork in han...
01:30 am -04 - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Socially Awkward Tips for the Jobless College Grad
College graduates are having a tough time finding jobs, even those who attended fancy, private Ivy League schools, so what hope is there for the rest of us? College graduates, did you know there are ...
12:59 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Woman Beautifully Defends Her Body After Instagram Removes Her Butt Selfie
Instagram is filled with a bounty of booty, but not all butt selfies are treated equal.Meghan Tonjes, a video blogger and musician who is very vocal about body positivity, Instgrammed a photo of her o...
12:47 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Brazil's Issues With the World Cup in One Painting
Just weeks ahead of the start of the World Cup, a Brazilian artist has encapsulated the feelings of the country's underclass in one paintingIn it, a crying child sits at a table, knife and fork in han...
12:46 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Amputee Sea Turtle Gets Awesome Water Wings, Is Now Part Fighter Jet
Glide, little sea turtle. Glide like the wind.An amputee sea turtle named Hofesh, which translates to "freedom" from Hebrew, is one lucky amphibian. The kindness and ingenuity of Israeli design studen...
12:44 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Samsung Working on Smartwatch That Works Without a Smartphone
Samsung is reportedly working on a smartwatch that doesn't need to sync with a smartphone in order to work.The Wall Street Journal reports that the South Korean manufacturer is in talks with various t...
12:44 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Samsung Developing Smartwatch That Works Without a Smartphone
Samsung is reportedly working on a smartwatch that doesn't need to sync with a smartphone in order to work.The Wall Street Journal reports that the South Korean manufacturer is in talks with various t...
12:21 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Peter Capaldi's Run on 'Doctor Who' Begins This August
Doctor Who fans, the wait is ... um, clearer. The long-running science fiction show returns to TV this August, according to a teaser video from BBC America that posted to YouTube on Friday.The video i...
12:15 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Pizza Delivery Guy From the Oscars Is Opening His Own Pizza Joint
When you're told to deliver pizza to the Oscars, it could lead to much more than a good tip.Edgar Martirosyan, the delivery guy who handed out pizza pies to stars like Meryl Streep and Brad Pitt durin...
12:09 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable 100 Hottest Chicks on Instagram
You better turn the thermostat down, because things are about to get poultry — I mean sultry.Maxim released its annual Hot 100 list on Friday, and while this year's round of women have all the u...
12:01 am GMT - Sat, May 24, 2014
Mashable Man Strips Naked at White House Gate, Gets Tackled By Secret Service
A man was detained outside the White House on Friday for stripping naked and assaulting an officer, the Secret Service says.See also: White House Won't Ban Selfies, Despite Obama-Ortiz SnafuThe man, w...
11:52 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Donald Sterling Willing to Relinquish Clippers Peacefully, Reports Say
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling will relinquish the team without the protracted legal battle many anticipated, according to reports from multiple outlets on FridayEver since an incendiary a...
11:49 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Entire City of Portland Should Boil Water After E. Coli Detected
Officials in Portland have told citizens to boil their water before using it, citing the E. coli found in the city's water supply.Experts detected E. coli in three separate tests over a three-day peri...
11:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable For Some, Balkan Floods Have Caused Damage Akin to 1990s War
The floodwaters are finally receding in parts of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia, after three month's worth of rain fell in just two to three days, sending rivers roaring through towns and inundating fa...
11:01 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Booze Apps Are Starting to Get Some Buzz
Want a liquor store in your pocket? How about a bartender on your doorstep? Then let’s get this party started.A slew of fast-growing new apps promise to deliver your favorite libations via smart...
10:03 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable John Mayer's Cover of Beyonce's 'XO' Is Kind of Perfect
Even Solange would get a kick out of John Mayer's Beyoncé cover.Mayer has released a bare-bones version of Beyoncé's hit song "XO" on Soundcloud. The singer-songwriter first performed the co...
09:28 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Iranian Actress Persecuted for 'Sinful Act' After Kiss at Cannes
An Iranian actress is facing increasing blacklash in her country, including a call for public flogging — all for a kiss on the cheek.Leila Hatami, a 41-year-old, award-winning actress, sparked o...
09:28 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Iranian Fundamentalists Want Actress Flogged for 'Sinful' Kiss at Cannes
An Iranian actress is facing increasing blacklash in her country, including a call for public flogging — all for a kiss on the cheek.Leila Hatami, a 41-year-old, award-winning actress, sparked o...
09:28 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Iranian Hardliners Want Actress Flogged for 'Sinful' Kiss at Cannes
An Iranian actress is facing increasing blacklash in her country, including a call for public flogging — all for a kiss on the cheek.Leila Hatami, a 41-year-old, award-winning actress, sparked o...
08:50 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Arya Stark Comes to Life in Stop-Motion Drawing
Arya Stark is finally getting the recognition she deserves.Pop culture artist extraordinaire Xiaonan sketched the sword-swinging Stark onto black paper with a white pencil in exacting detail. Complete...
08:36 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Samsung Is Building an Oculus Rift Competitor: Report
Given Samsung's propensity to compete in virtually every conceivable product category, this isn't too surprising: The company is working on its own version of the Oculus Rift and plans to unveil it th...
08:16 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Sign Outside New York Times Office: 'Unfair to Jill Abramson. Unfair to Israel.'
A sign outside the New York Times' main office in New York City has a point to make: the paper's treatment of ousted executive editor Jill Abramson is an unfair as its coverage of Israel.The Committee...
08:15 pm -04 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Pizza Delivery Guy From the Oscars Is Opening His Own Pizza Joint
When you're told to deliver pizza to the Oscars, it could lead to much more than a good tip.Edgar Martirosyan, the delivery guy who handed out pizza pies to stars like Meryl Streep and Brad Pitt durin...
08:10 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable The U.S. Has Its Eye on This Very Pricey Radiation Detector
The Department of Homeland Security, the military and local police forces are all exploring the viability of a more advanced way to detect radiation because, according to multiple experts, mispla...
08:09 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Amazon Offers Free Fire TV Trial to Some Customers
As a part of an effort to bring Amazon's Fire TV into as many living rooms as possible, the company is offering some of its customers a 30-day free trial of the Internet connected set-top boxAccording...
08:01 pm -04 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Man Strips Naked at White House Gate, Gets Tackled By Secret Service
Update 5 p.m. ET: George Ogilvie, a spokesman for the Secret Service, tells CNN's Dan Merica, "Michel Bechard approached uniformed division officers at the White House and he proceeded to get fully un...
07:54 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Is the Tech Behind Hearing Loss Simulations Accurate Enough?
"Wow, you sure couldn't have asked for a better day for cooking outside," a man says over a sizzling barbecue. Children play and yell in the distance, and birds chatter directly above my head. "I can'...
07:53 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable EBay Under Investigation for Security Practices After Massive Breach
On the heels of a massive cyberattack that affected its 145 million users, eBay is reportedly facing a formal investigation with the government over its security practices.As first reported by CNET, e...
07:50 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable How to Listen to Saturday's Meteor Shower on the Radio
Set your alarm clock. There could be a massive "meteor storm" early Saturday morning, which is when Earth will pass through a century-old dust trail left by comet 209P/LINEAR. Those debris particles w...
07:31 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Man Catches 1-Year-Old Baby Falling From Window in Rainstorm
A CCTV camera caught a man successfully catching a one-year-old boy after the child fell from an apartment building during a heavy rainstorm in China's Guangdong Province.Reuters reports that the chil...
07:22 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Nike Who? Fitbit Dominates 50% of Global Wearables Market
In the world of wearable fitness trackers, Fitbit is far and above leading the wayAccording to research firm Canalys, Fitbit accounts for 50% of the 2.7 million wearable bands, including fitness track...
07:11 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Can the Surface Pro 3 Crush the MacBook Air?
Microsoft announced the latest member of the Surface family, the Surface Pro 3, on Tuesday. Unlike past Surface tablets, Microsoft isn't pitting the Surface Pro 3 against the iPad — instead, it'...
06:54 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Report: Google Close to Acquiring Skybox Imaging for $1 Billion
Google may have its eyes set on yet another billion-dollar acquisition.The search giant is said to be nearing an acquisition of Skybox Imaging, a company that provides high-resolution satellite imager...
06:43 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Iran Wants to Block Instagram, Again
An Iranian court ordered Iran's Ministry of Telecommunications to block Instagram due to privacy concerns on Friday, according to the "semiofficial" Iranian news agency Mehr.The order stemmed fro...
06:33 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Scientist Falls 70 Feet Into Mountain Crevasse — And Lives
An American climate scientist fell into a 70-foot crevasse on Mount Himlung in the Himalayas, and he lived to tell the tale.See also: Climbing Mount Everest Will Always Be DangerousWestern Kentucky Un...
06:28 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Amazon Tensions with Book Publisher Boil Over
Growing tensions in the book publishing industry have led Amazon to block pre-orders from Hachette, the publisher home to popular writers such as Malcolm Gladwell and James Patterson.The move by Amazo...
05:58 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Google Sides With Netflix Against Comcast's Paid Peering
It seems Google has chosen a side in the debate over an Internet fast lane.While the search giant doesn’t name any names in a recent blog post, it clearly has sided with content providers to fig...
05:55 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Indy 500 Preview: Why This Is the Fastest Field in History
The starting field at the Indianapolis 500 has never been faster.The 33-car group that qualified for the 98th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing did so with an average speed of 229.382 mph, n...
05:45 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Man Travels 100,00 Miles Over 4 Years for Ultimate Proposal
Good luck topping this one, guys. Jack Hyer traveled over 100,000 miles in over 28 countries to film what may be the most epic proposal video.Hyer prefaces the video by giving a little history of his ...
05:45 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Man Travels 100,000 Miles Over 4 Years for Ultimate Proposal
Good luck topping this one, guys. Jack Hyer traveled more than 100,000 miles in over 28 countries to film what may be the most epic proposal video.Hyer prefaces the video by giving a little history of...
05:06 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Report: Google's Next Tablet Will Have 3D Vision Technology
Google is planning to release a tablet with "advanced vision capabilities," which will use two back cameras, infrared depth sensors and software to capture 3D images of objects and rooms, according to...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable 21 Inspirational Yearbook Quotes That Prove the Children Are Our Future
This isn't something trivial like your college major or which university you'll attend. This is your high school yearbook senior quoteIt defines you, sets you apart. This quote will be your only mark ...
03:51 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable The Man Who Gave Ukraine's Army 1,000 Bulletproof Vests
KIEV, Ukraine — “What you have to understand is that the state as a European or an American understands it, doesn’t exist in Ukraine,” Yuri told me on a sunny afternoon in Kiev...
03:42 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Spend Your Holiday Weekend Indoors
Memorial Day weekend is coming, and Elliott Morgan reveals his productive weekend plans which include checking out X-Men: Days of Future Past and catching up on Silicon Valley.That's right: there's ab...
03:34 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable This Is Morgan Freeman on Helium
Everything worthy of being narrated should be narrated by Morgan Freeman — everybody knows that. But what happens to the legendary actor's voice when he inhales a little helium? You're about to ...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable 17 Fun Text Emoticons So You Can Stop Shrugging All the Time
Move over, ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. The rest of the text emoticon world has something to say.Don't just shrug — the Internet is awash with ASCII art to let all your emotions shine through. Yo...
03:07 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable See How Much 'Wolfenstein' Has Changed in the Last 22 Years
This week, we see an update to the storied Nazi-killing Wolfenstein franchise with Wolfenstein: The New Order. William "BJ" Blazkowicz comes back to a world covered in Nazis in 1960, and must resume ...
02:33 pm -04 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Scientist Falls 70 Feet Into Mountain Crevasse — And Lives
An American climate scientist fell into a 70-foot crevasse on Mount Himlung in the Himalayas, and he lived to tell the tale.See also: Climbing Mount Everest Will Always Be DangerousWestern Kentucky Un...
02:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable 12 Quotes From Roald Dahl for Book Lovers
Roald Dahl was the dreamer of dreams responsible for some of the world's most beloved whimsical stories. Tales of chocolate factories, giant peaches and fantastic foxes continue to fill countless peop...
02:27 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: Countdown to Ukraine's Election
Three months after anti-government protesters in Ukraine ousted former president Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainians head to the polls on May 25 to elect a new leaderMashable will be following the events le...
02:19 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable World Cup Preview: Will Belgium Prove Itself For Real in Group H?
This is the eight post in a series previewing the World Cup's eight groups. Read Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D, Group E, Group F and Group G to get fully up to speed.The 2014 World Cup's Group H ...
02:04 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable 6 Timeless Portrayals of Bonnie and Clyde in Pop Culture
They were the crime world's Romeo and JulietFor 80 years, the tragic tale of the rebellious Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow has fascinated audiences. Back in the early 1900s, the star-crossed lovers ra...
02:04 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable 80 Years After Bonnie and Clyde, Audiences Still Mesmerized
They were the crime world's Romeo and JulietFor 80 years, the tragic tale of the rebellious Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow has fascinated audiences. Back in the early 1900s, the star-crossed lovers ra...
01:58 pm -04 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Google Sides With Netflix Against Comcast's Paid Peering
It seems Google has chosen a side in the debate over an Internet fast lane.While the search giant doesn’t name any names in a recent blog post, it clearly has sided with content providers to fig...
01:45 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable The 'Golden Circle' Is the Key to Inspiring Marketing
This post was inspired by Simon Sinek's now famous TED talk in which he discusses how great leaders inspire action. The video has garnered more than 2.5 million views and is the second-most-viewe...
01:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable 16 Earth Porn GIFs That Will Move More Than Your Tectonic Plates
Damn, earth — you're lookin' real good.Those rocks, those waterfalls — that tree gap — and did you recently get your grass cut?See also: 16 Earth Porn Pics Hotter Than Global Warming...
01:06 pm -04 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Report: Google's Next Tablet Will Have 3D Vision Technology
Google is planning to release a tablet with "advanced vision capabilities," which will use two back cameras, infrared depth sensors and software to capture 3D images of objects and rooms, according to...
12:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable 21 Inspirational Yearbook Quotes That Prove the Children Are Our Future
This isn't something trivial like your college major or which university you'll attend. This is your high school yearbook senior quoteIt defines you, sets you apart. This quote will be your only mark ...
12:05 pm GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Will Ferrell vs. Chad Smith Drum-Off Has Happened, and It Was Glorious
Finally. After months of waiting filled with mockery, hits below the belt and (we assume) furious preparation from both sides, we know who's the best drummer in the worldOf course, since Chad Smith an...
11:51 am -04 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable The Man Who Gave Ukraine's Army 1,000 Bulletproof Vests
KIEV, Ukraine — “What you have to understand is that the state as a European or an American understands it, doesn’t exist in Ukraine,” Yuri told me on a sunny afternoon in Kiev...
11:46 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable The Prettiest Tarantula in All the Land
Aragog would be proud.At the 29th annual British Tarantula Society Exhibition last weekend in the United Kingdom, a rare Socotra Island Blue Baboon walked away with the best in show title, a trophy an...
11:43 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Camp Inc.: Summer Camp for the Next Mark Zuckerberg
Val Weisler didn't want to wait to graduate to do what she loves, so one Friday afternoon about a year ago the high school sophomore started a company. She made a website after googling instructions o...
11:28 am -07 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Amazon Blocks Book Publisher as Industry Tensions Boil Over
Growing tensions in the book publishing industry have led Amazon to block orders from Hachette, the publisher home to popular writers such as Malcolm Gladwell and James Patterson.The move by Amazon is...
10:27 am -04 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: Countdown to Ukraine's Election
Three months after anti-government protesters in Ukraine ousted former president Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainians head to the polls on May 25 to elect a new leaderMashable will be following the events le...
10:04 am -04 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable 6 Timeless Portrayals of Bonnie and Clyde in Pop Culture
They were the crime world's Romeo and JulietFor 80 years, the tragic tale of the rebellious Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow has fascinated audiences. Back in the early 1900s, the star-crossed lovers ra...
09:30 am -04 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable 16 Earth Porn GIFs That Will Move More Than Your Tectonic Plates
Damn, earth — you're lookin' real good.Those rocks, those waterfalls — that tree gap — and did you recently get your grass cut?See also: 16 Earth Porn Pics Hotter Than Global Warming...
07:40 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable English Gardener Grows Dragon in Front Yard
A dragon grows in England — and the fantastic beast surprisingly has nothing to do with Game of Thrones or the next Harry Potter film.Norfolk native John Brooker cultivates the creature out of h...
07:04 am -07 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable 80 Years After Bonnie and Clyde, Audiences Still Mesmerized
They were the crime world's Romeo and JulietFor 80 years, the tragic tale of the rebellious Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow has fascinated audiences. Back in the early 1900s, the star-crossed lovers ra...
07:03 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable This Wearable Will Improve Your Golf Game
The Zepp golf sensor was made to analyze and improve your golf game. Since my swing leaves a lot to be desired, I consider myself the perfect candidate to give the connected golf tool a shotMy golf ha...
06:35 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable World Cup Preview: Payback Time for the USA in Group G
This is the seventh post in a series previewing the World Cup's eight groups. Read Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D, Group E and Group F; then check back later on Friday for a look at Group H.The 20...
06:08 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Finally, Robots That Turn Into Furniture
Get ready for self-constructing, shape shifting, moving-on-command furniture — or as its creator like to call it, Roombots.There are a lot of things we imagine our future robot overlords doing. ...
05:29 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable 49 Million Tons of Electronic Waste Generated in 2012
We all love the thrill of buying a shiny, new gadget, but very little thought goes into what we do with our old devices. Some companies, like Apple, offer recycling programs for our old electronics, b...
05:01 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Calming Indonesian Travel Montage Takes Your Mind on Vacation
Sometimes we need a gentle reminder to appreciate the the world around us.It's easy to let monotony and normalcy of a schedule reign over our thoughts, forcing us to forget the beautiful aspects of li...
04:39 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable This Isn't a Siamese Dream — Billy Corgan Is Cuddling Kittens
Say what you want about eccentric rocker Billy Corgan, but his feline friends think he's purr-fect.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman appeared on the cover of PAWS Chicago magazine, the literary arm of th...
04:30 am +02 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Hooray! For This Ames, Iowa, Tourism Video
That's it, we've settled the debate of where to spend summer vacay: Ames, IowaThe city — more specifically, the Office of the Provost for Iowa State University — has produced a, shall we s...
04:02 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Ed Sheeran Debuts 'Sing' Music Video Exclusively on Facebook
Ed Sheeran premiered his music video for "Sing" exclusively on Facebook on Thursday, bypassing the industry's traditional approach of debuting videos on YouTube and Vevo. The British musician's video...
03:46 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Moving Trailer for Roger Ebert Documentary Deserves 2 Thumbs Up
The late Roger Ebert loved movies, and now he's getting a much-deserved film of his own.The iconic film critic, author and Pulitzer Prize winner will be the subject of the upcoming Sundance documentar...
03:40 am -04 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable English Gardener Grows Dragon in Front Yard
A dragon grows in England — and the fantastic beast surprisingly has nothing to do with Game of Thrones or the next Harry Potter film.Norfolk native John Brooker cultivates the creature out of h...
03:37 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Godzilla Guy to Direct Star Wars Spinoff Movie
Godzilla director Gareth Edwards will direct the first Star Wars spinoff movie, Lucasfilm announced Thursday — without revealing the first detail on what the movie is aboutThe untitled Star Wars...
03:11 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable X-Men Director Wants His Sex Abuse Case Dismissed
On the eve of the launch of X-Men: Days of Future Past, the movie's director Bryan Singer seems to have caught a break in the sexual abuse lawsuit brought against himSinger has fresh evidence that Mic...
03:11 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Bryan Singer, Other Defendants Want Sex Abuse Lawsuit Dismissed
On the eve of the launch of X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer and other defendants are seeking the dismissal of a sexual abuse lawsuit, saying they have evidence to show they weren't e...
02:52 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Cute Calf Gets a Shiny New Set of Prosthetic Hooves to Help Him Walk
Thanks to science, this calf can get mooo-ving.A Texas calf has a shiny new set of hooves to break in, thanks to a team of hard-working prosthetic limb makers. The Virginia-born calf, named Hero, got ...
02:44 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable 23 Americans Are Going to the World Cup and Not One Is Landon Donovan
Alright, America: How much do you trust Jurgen Klinsmann? The United States Men's National Team (USMNT) coach unveiled his final 23-man roster for the 2014 World Cup on Thursday afternoon — much...
02:40 am -05 - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable English Gardener Grows Dragon in Front Yard
A dragon grows in England — and the fantastic beast surprisingly has nothing to do with Game of Thrones or the next Harry Potter film.Norfolk native John Brooker cultivates the creature out of h...
02:32 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Beats Secret FBI Data Request
In a rare legal challenge, Microsoft fought against a secretive data requests from the FBI last year — a National Security Letter (NSL) — and forced the feds to back down, the company reve...
02:30 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Hooray! For This Ames, Iowa, Tourism Video
That's it, we've settled the debate of where to spend summer vacay: Ames, IowaThe city — more specifically, the Office of the Provost for Iowa State University — has produced a, shall we s...
02:07 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable National Weather Service Warning System Hobbled by Outage at Worst Possible Time
As severe thunderstorms, some spawning damaging tornadoes, erupted across the country from Denver, Colorado, to Albany, New York, a widespread data outage hit the National Weather Service (NWS) on Thu...
01:44 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Uber in Talks to Raise $500 Million at $12 Billion Valuation, Report Says
And to think, $10 billion sounded like a lot.Uber is said to be in talks with investment firms this week to raise about $500 million at a $12 billion valuation, according to a report Thursday in The W...
01:12 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Obama Takes a Surprise Walk Around D.C., Meets With Normals
President Obama stepped out from his White House bubble on Wednesday to greet a bunch of normals who happened to be in Washington, D.C., that day.A video released by the White House, called "The Presi...
01:07 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable The Tech You Need To Throw a Memorial Day Party
The way we throw a start-of-summer party isn't the same as it was 30 years ago, thanks to technology.How did our predecessors spread the word about an upcoming event without Snapchat, and how did anyo...
01:07 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Twitter Fury as Jay Z Picks John Mayer For L.A. 'Made in America' Gig
"Say what you need to say," sings guitar-toting heartthrob John Mayer. And denizens of Twitter are following that advice Thursday after Budweiser revealed that Mayer will headline the bi-coastal Made ...
12:45 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Allis Markham, Hollywood Taxidermy's Rising Star
Allis Markham has two dead cats in her freezer. There’s also a frozen peacock, an Arctic fox pup, four raccoons, four grapefruit-size bull scrotums, and several fluffy ducklings sealed in a Zipl...
12:39 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable EBay Users Still at Risk After Cyberattack, Even If They Change Passwords
EBay on Wednesday admitted it had been the victim of a cyberattack that allowed hackers to access its customer database, and the company asked all of its 145 million active users to change their passw...
12:20 am GMT - Fri, May 23, 2014
Mashable Facebook Lets Restaurants Post Menus to Their Pages
Aiming to keep users on the platform and possibly prompt more ads, Facebook started letting restaurants post menus on their Facebook pages on Thursday.The social networking giant is using Constant Con...
11:56 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Investors to Facebook: Thank You, Thank You, Thank You
"I'm a shareholder since the IPO," a Facebook investor said on Thursday. "Thank you for making me money."Those words would have been almost unthinkable a year ago when Facebook held its first annual s...
11:51 pm +02 - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Facebook Product Director in Rant About the Media: 'Someone Fix This Sh*t'
Facebook product director Mike Hudack has generated a fiery debate about the state of modern media with a rant posted to his public page (embedded below).Hudack's screed centered around a Vox.com arti...
11:47 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Even Asylum in Russia Can't Save Snowden From Becoming a Meme
You can run, but you can't hide from the Internet Photoshopping you.NBC News announced on Thursday that anchor and managing editor Brian Williams traveled to Moscow this week for an exclusive in-depth...
11:45 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Disney's 'Big Hero 6' Trailer: This Robot's Struggle Is Real
In Disney's first full trailer for Big Hero 6, teen prodigy Hiro Hamada turns his synthetic buddy Baymax — who looks like a much fatter, taller Pillsbury Doughboy — into a battle-ready rob...
11:15 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable This Is the Earth (in 36,422 Selfies)
All the world's a selfie. It just took NASA's help to figure that outNASA created a mosaic of the globe from 36,422 selfies taken by people across the planet and released the image on Thursday.See als...
10:52 pm -04 - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Cute Calf Gets a Shiny New Set of Prosthetic Hooves to Help Him Walk
Thanks to science, this calf can get mooo-ving.A Texas calf has a shiny new set of hooves to break in, thanks to a team of hard-working prosthetic limb makers. The Virginia-born calf, named Hero, got ...
10:37 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Yelp to Add User-Generated Videos to Its App
Yelpers will soon be able to supplement their reviews with short video clips when using Yelp's mobile appVideos will be between three and 12 seconds long and are meant to complement reviews, not be ac...
10:28 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Surface Pro 3: What You Should Know
Microsoft unveiled its Surface Pro 3 this week, calling it "a tablet that can replace your laptop." The third-generation Surface Pro tablet is larger and lighter than its predecessor, but will this me...
10:20 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable NOAA Predicts Mild Hurricane Season, But Cautions 'It Only Takes One' for Disaster
The 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season is likely to feature a near-to-slightly-below average number of tropical storms, hurricanes and intense hurricanes, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrati...
10:18 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable 'Minecraft' Coming to Xbox One, PS4, PS Vita in August
Minecraft is coming to the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita this August, and those who have already bought the explosively popular, blocky sandbox game will get a serious discountPlayers w...
09:51 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Facebook Product Director in Rant About the Media: 'Someone Fix This Sh*t'
Facebook product director Mike Hudack has generated a fiery debate about the state of modern media with a rant posted to his public page (embedded below).Hudack's screed centered around a Vox.com arti...
09:44 pm -04 - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Uber in Talks to Raise $500 Million at $12 Billion Valuation, Report Says
And to think, $10 billion sounded like a lot.Uber is said to be in talks with investment firms this week to raise about $500 million at a $12 billion valuation, according to a report Thursday in The W...
09:41 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Real-Life 'X-Men' Magneto Shoes Let You Walk on the Ceiling
From the amateur inventor that brought us the real-life Wolverine claws comes Magneto shoes that actually let you walk on the ceiling.Colin Furze his created magnetic shoes that let users walk upside ...
09:27 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Tourism in Thailand Goes on Despite Martial Law
Tourism is so important to Thailand that the announcement of martial law in the nation included a concession for travelers.On Thursday, Thailand's military chief announced the military had taken contr...
09:23 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Made in America Philly Lineup: Kanye, Kings of Leon, Tiesto and More
Budweiser used a series of neon animations on Twitter to slowly announce the Philadelphia lineup for its bi-coastal Made in America music festival on ThursdayFestival co-founder Jay Z handpicked Kanye...
09:18 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Thailand's Military Forces Total Media Blackout Amid Coup
Hours after it declared a coup d'etat, Thailand's military instituted a media blackout on Thursday."All radio and television stations, satellite and cable, must stop normal programming and broadcast a...
09:07 pm -04 - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Twitter Fury as Jay Z Picks John Mayer For L.A. 'Made in America' Gig
"Say what you need to say," sings guitar-toting heartthrob John Mayer. And denizens of Twitter are following that advice Thursday after Budweiser revealed that Mayer will headline the bi-coastal Made ...
08:53 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Critics Slam 'Watered-Down' Surveillance Bill That Congress Just Passed
A surveillance bill aiming to end the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of Americans' phone records passed the House on Thursday, despite privacy advocates calling it “weak,”...
08:45 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable 'Story Time From Space' Is Exactly What You Think It Is
An astronaut on the International Space Station is floating before a bank of windows revealing the Earth below. He is holding open a children's book, pointing at a drawing of the orbiting outpost."Thi...
08:36 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Celebrities Still Don't Care About Your Mean Tweets
When life gives you mean tweets, go on Jimmy Kimmel Live and confront themFor the seventh time (yes, this has yet to get old), Kimmel has persuaded Hollywood big shots to confront their heartless Twit...
08:35 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Snowden Snaps a Selfie With Glenn Greenwald and Company
Edward Snowden recently took a selfie in Moscow with the two journalists who made him famous. The photo showed up online Thursday morning after it was posted in multiple places.Snowden, David Miranda,...
08:29 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Osmo Launches Leap Motion-Style iPad Gaming Platform
Companies like Oculus Rift and Leap Motion continue to develop innovative ways to make gaming more immersive. But these platforms require pricey hardware and are still far from mainstream.A new startu...
08:23 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Macklemore Moves Past Costume Controversy at First Show Since Uproar
Rapper Macklemore preached the virtues of tolerance and acceptance during a rowdy concert Wednesday night in New York City, during which he decided not to dwell on the controversy surrounding his outf...
08:20 pm -04 - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Facebook Lets Restaurants Post Menus to Their Pages
Aiming to keep users on the platform and possibly prompt more ads, Facebook started letting restaurants post menus on their Facebook pages on Thursday.The social networking giant is using Constant Con...
08:17 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Apple Finally Addressing Problems With iMessage
If you've ever had problems receiving texts after switching from an iPhone to Android, you're not aloneA long-standing problem with iMessage can sometimes prevent former iPhone owners from receiving t...
08:07 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Time and Sports Illustrated to Run Small Ads on Upcoming Covers
Two weekly magazines published by Time Inc., Time and Sports Illustrated, will feature small advertisements on the covers of its print issues for the next two weeks, a controversial move that could op...
07:26 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Codecademy Takes Its Free Coding Lessons Worldwide
Codecademy, the free online learning platform that teaches users to code, is going global.Since its launch in 2011, more than 24 million users have completed more than 100 million exercises on the Cod...
07:23 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Fox News Anchor Arrested at Airport Bar
Police arrested Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett on Wednesday after an incident at a Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport barOfficers said Jarrett appeared intoxicated and refused to comply with their orders, ac...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Apple Pulls Weed-Growing App After It Dominates Download Charts
Apple has pulled the popular iOS game called Weed Firm from the Apple App Store, after it climbed to the top of the download charts. The app lets users sell and grow virtual marijuana.The game, which ...
06:47 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable 47% of Unemployed Have Given Up Looking for a Job
Not all Americans are enjoying the slow economic rebound. A poll found that about half of unemployed workers say they have given up looking for a job.A Harris poll on behalf of Express Employment Prof...
06:27 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Ex-Apple Designer Raises $7 Million to Create Visual Stories on the iPad
Mark Kawano knows his apps. For more than two years, he worked as Apple's user experience evangelist, helping developers around the world design their apps for iOSHe's seen his fair share of applicati...
06:18 pm -04 - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable 'Minecraft' Coming to Xbox One, PS4, PS Vita in August
Minecraft is coming to the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita this August, and those who have already bought the explosively popular, blocky sandbox game will get a serious discountPlayers w...
06:02 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable China Terrorist Attack Leaves Dozens Dead in Busy Market
Thirty-one people were killed, and more than 90 were injured in what the Chinese government is calling a terrorist attack in Urumqi, the capital of the western Chinese region of Xinjiang.The attack ha...
06:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Teen Channels Michael Jackson in Dazzling Talent Show Performance
Michael Jackson's spirit is still with us — and we don't mean in hologram form. His essence has been channeled into a high school studentBrett Nichols of Pitman High School in California put on ...
05:52 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Study Finds Active Video Games Can Improve Health For Children
Movement is key when it comes to children's health, and the rise in active video games makes gaming a little closer to just what the doctor prescribed.See also: 10 Hot Indie Games to WatchResearch dem...
05:47 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable 5 Minecraft Facts You Didn't Know
Minecraft might be the most important and influential indie of all time, but how much do you really know about this blockbuster video game? (See what we did there?)We've assembled five fresh facts for...
05:30 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Pro-Russian Rebels Launch Deadliest Attack Yet in Eastern Ukraine
KIEV, Ukraine — At least 13 are dead in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region after pro-Russian insurgents carried out a surprise assault on Ukrainian soldiers who were manning a checkpoint ear...
05:09 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Apple Leases 7-Building Campus as HQ Construction Continues
Recent expansion by Apple continued this week with an agreement to lease a seven-building campus in Sunnyvale, California, not far from where the company is building its new "spaceship" headquarters.S...
05:01 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Facebook Switches Default Setting to Private to Prevent Oversharing
Facebook on Thursday reversed a 5-year-old decision to make the default sharing setting for new members publicFrom now on, those who join the social network will find their postings automatically set ...
04:49 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Just a Drone Taking a Dog for a Walk, NBD
The next time your dog needs to go for a walk, forget doing it yourself or hiring a dog-walker — just get a drone to do it.One New York City-based videographer used a drone to walk his golden re...
04:46 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable NBA Star Secret to Scoring a Shoe Endorsement Via Twitter? Begging
Matt Bonner, the quirky star power forward/center for the San Antonio Spurs, became the first NBA player to get an endorsement deal via Twitter, but it wasn't with the brand he originally sought.As Bo...
04:45 pm -04 - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable 'Story Time From Space' Is Exactly What You Think It Is
An astronaut on the International Space Station is floating before a bank of windows revealing the Earth below. He is holding open a children's book, pointing at a drawing of the orbiting outpost."Thi...
04:45 pm -07 - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Disney's 'Big Hero 6' Trailer: This Robot's Struggle Is Real
In Disney's first full trailer for Big Hero 6, teen prodigy Hiro Hamada turns his synthetic buddy Baymax — who looks like a much fatter, taller Pillsbury Doughboy — into a battle-ready rob...
04:36 pm -04 - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Celebrities Still Don't Care About Your Mean Tweets
When life gives you mean tweets, go on Jimmy Kimmel Live and confront them.For the seventh time (yes, this has yet to get old), Kimmel has persuaded Hollywood big shots to confront their heartless Twi...
04:34 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable World Cup Preview: Group F Is All Argentina's
This is the sixth post in a series previewing the World Cup's eight groups. Read Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D and Group E; then check back Friday for looks at groups G and H.The 2014 World Cup's...
04:23 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable North Korea Fires at South Korean Military Ship
In an incident sure to raise tensions in the region, North Korea fired at least one shot into disputed waters toward a South Korean naval ship, a South Korean military official said Thursday.The artil...
04:17 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Thailand's Army Declares Military Coup, Suspends Constitution
Thailand's military chief declared a coup d'etat on Thursday and suspended the constitution. The takeover comes just three days after the country instituted martial law.See also: In Thailand, Martial ...
04:10 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Let's Talk About Selfies
Selfies — or, you know, pictures you take of yourself — are not just a slightly annoying trend, they're also a business. In the latest episode of Mashable Minute, Elliott Morgan dives into...
03:30 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable 24 Ways 'Tetris' Has Taken Over the Real World
Getting a perfect row in Tetris is a special kind of gaming bliss.The small satisfaction of a perfect fit invokes a calming pleasure in many people, especially when it happens outside of the game.See ...
03:00 pm -04 - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Apple Pulls Weed-Growing App After It Dominates Download Charts
Apple has pulled the popular iOS game called Weed Firm from the Apple App Store, after it climbed to the top of the download charts. The app lets users sell and grow virtual marijuana.The game, which ...
02:15 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Dad Turns Little Girl's Friendship With Cats Into Adorable Adventures
There's nothing that couldn't be improved by the addition of cats — and that includes growing up.Tea parties, chess, fishing, meals and learning math — all improved by cats. Russian photog...
02:04 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable 3 Rad 3D Printing Projects That Could Actually Help Save the Planet
Give someone a 3D printer, and she'll make something cool; teach someone to use a 3D printer for sustainability, and she might change the worldWe've seen a variety of 3D printed projects spring up ove...
02:01 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Obama to Visit Baseball Hall of Fame to Promote Tourism
President Obama will visit the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown on Thursday to discuss the connection between tourism and jobs.Obama is the first sitting president to visit the Hall of Fame, which...
01:11 pm GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable World Cup Preview: Can France Dodge Dysfunction to Win Group E?
This is the fifth post in a series previewing the World Cup's eight groups. Read Group A, Group B, Group C and Group D; then check back later this week for looks at groups F, G and H.The 2014 World Cu...
01:09 pm -04 - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Apple Leases 7-Building Campus as HQ Construction Continues
Recent expansion by Apple continued this week with an agreement to lease a seven-building campus in Sunnyvale, California, not far from where the company is building its new "spaceship" headquarters.S...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Can an iPhone Game Make You a Better Dancer?
It may not cure your two left feet, but it can certainly do what few other mobile games do: get you moving with a partnerBounden is one of the most unique iOS games ever released, and it's available i...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Steven Tyler Gets 'Crazy' in the Streets of Lithuania
Steven Tyler recently lent his impressive pipes to a few street musicians in Lithuania — but it seems Aerosmith's frontman had some trouble remembering the words to his own song.That didn't stop...
08:38 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable California Woman Found 10 Years After Kidnapping, Police Say
A missing California woman, who disappeared 10 years ago as a teenager, has been found, police said WednesdayIsidro Garcia, 41, of Bell Gardens, California, was arrested and charged with kidnapping fo...
07:27 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable 10 Twitter Stories With Plot Twists You Won't See Coming
"[Luke], I am your father." That infamous Star Wars line is a prime example of how a well-crafted plot twist can breathe new life into any story.We've been thinking about plot twists this month in Mas...
06:55 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Forget State Birds: South Carolina Makes Woolly Mammoth its State Fossil
The woolly mammoth is now the state fossil of South Carolina, thanks to a third-grader.Following months of pushback in the South Carolina Senate from creationist state legislators who opposed the idea...
06:55 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable South Carolina Makes Woolly Mammoth Its State Fossil Despite Creationists' Outcry
The woolly mammoth is now the state fossil of South Carolina, thanks to a third-grader.Following months of pushback in the South Carolina Senate from creationist state legislators who opposed the idea...
06:31 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Emma Stone Will Have You Believing in Woody Allen's 'Magic' Trailer
Here Woody Allen goes again with the May-December relationship in a romantic comedy-drama, this time between 25-year-old Emma Stone and 53-year old Colin Firth in Magic in the Moonlight.Allen's follow...
05:52 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable What Is the First New Creature in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'?
When director J.J. Abrams recorded his first video from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII in Abu Dhabi, he was sending a number of messages to different kinds of Star Wars fans. The obvious message, m...
05:28 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable As 9/11 Museum Opens, Visitors Reflect and Pay Respects
Visitors came from New York, Michigan, Tennessee, Chile, England and France, to see the National September 11 Memorial and Museum on the first day the facility opened to the general public.Attendees a...
05:02 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Waterproof 360-Degree HD Camera Adds a World of Depth to Oculus Rift
With tools such as the Facebook-owned Oculus Rift moving into the mainstream, panoramic video and imagery are increasingly becoming necessary perspectives rather than mere visual curiosHelping to meet...
04:12 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable New York City Tells Couples to Take Their 'Love Locks' Somewhere Else
A "love lock" can be a beautifully symbolic, semi-permanent gesture for showing your significant other how much you care. But for New York City transportation officials, showing your love should not m...
03:40 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Severe Storms Stall Cars in Colorado, Send Passengers to Shelters at Denver Airport
Severe thunderstorms pounded the Denver metro area — located at the fin of the shark of storms that the National Weather Service predicted could occur — for a second straight day Wednesday...
03:19 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable For American World Cup Hopefuls, the Road to Brazil Starts at Stanford
STANFORD, California — Kyle Beckerman says he and the 29 young men with him "feel like we go to Stanford right now." They do spend most of their time at this idyllic Northern California universi...
03:07 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable How Did an Obscure Emoji Take Over the Internet? Shrug.
The entire internet is feeling pretty ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ today.In case you've been under a virtual rock lately, the "smugshrug" symbol (also known as the "shruggie") has nonchalantly taken ove...
02:47 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Lithium Reveals its $200 Million Plan for Klout
Lithium Technologies, the company that runs a social customer-service platform for businesses such as Spotify, Sephora and Skype, finally revealed how it plans to use its recent Klout acquisitionLithi...
02:41 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable California Drought Expected to Cost $1.7 Billion and 14,500 Jobs
With the entire state of California mired in a severe drought — and no rain in sight — a new study reveals that the drought will cost the agriculture industry $1.7 billion and trigger the ...
02:41 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable California Drought Expected to Cost at Least $1.7 Billion and 14,500 Jobs
With the entire state of California mired in a severe drought — and no rain in sight — a new study reveals that the drought will cost the agriculture industry $1.7 billion and trigger the ...
02:03 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable How Did an Obscure Emoji Take Over the Internet? Shrug.
The entire internet is feeling pretty ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ today.In case you've been under a virtual rock lately, the "smugshrug" symbol (also known as the "shruggie") has nonchalantly taken ove...
01:54 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Microsoft's Surface Pro 3
Taken at face value, Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 is hard to categorize. It’s a big tablet, but includes a channel specifically designed for the click-in optional keyboard, a pen for note...
01:48 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Golf Star Rory McIlroy Calls Off Engagement, 'Wasn't Ready for Marriage'
Fans of high profile sports couples are again questioning if love truly exists after golf superstar Rory McIlroy from Northern Ireland broke off his engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki.See al...
01:44 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Show Us How One Small Action Leads to Another For Our Vine Challenge
Small decisions often lead to rippling consequences that are never expected. Whether positive or negative, in life, one thing always leads to another.We teamed up with Broadway musical If/Then to brin...
12:50 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Watch Roger Federer Play Tennis Through Google Glass
It's a sad fact of life that we can't all be champion sports stars. With the help of Google Glass, however, we can at least see the game from a champ's perspective.When tennis stars Roger Federer and ...
12:45 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Facebook Plays Matchmaker, Changes History
Facebook began rolling out one of its most monumental upgrades two days ago, as revolutionary in its own way as the Like button. But most longterm observers of the social network missed its true signi...
12:33 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Obama Sends Troops to Chad in Search of Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls
President Obama on Wednesday deployed about 80 Armed Forces personnel to Chad to help find the Nigerian schoolgirls who have been missing since AprilChad borders the eastern border of Nigeria, a regio...
12:33 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Obama's 'Troops' in Chad Are Actually Just Drone Workers
President Obama on Wednesday deployed about 80 Armed Forces personnel to Chad to help find the Nigerian schoolgirls who have been missing since AprilHowever, the personnel, whose deployment Obama anno...
12:30 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable EBay's Massive Security Breach: What It Means for You
eBay is the latest victim of a cyberattack, and if you are one of the 145 million users with an account, you're likely affectedWhile eBay is urging users to update their passwords immediately (here's ...
12:14 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Why 3M's Marketing Sticks With Millennials and DIY'ers
3M has always been known as one of America's most innovative companies. In its 112-year history, the consumer packaged goods giant has introduced a variety of consumer and business-facing products.See...
12:12 am GMT - Thu, May 22, 2014
Mashable Japan Can't Get Enough Hamster Butts
Hamuketsu is Japanese for hamster butts. Yes, Japan has its own word for the backside of a small house pet in the rodent family. It will all make sense when you study the cuteness of their furry littl...
11:59 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Nest Recalls 440,000 Smoke Alarms
Good news: Nest has apparently sold more than 400,000 smoke alarms since the product launched in October. Bad news: The company has issued a recall on all of them.The Consumer Product Safety Commissio...
11:48 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Drone Beat: Nigeria's Broken UAVs, Capturing a Sainthood Procession and More
The U.S. government uses them to bomb alleged terrorists in far-away places. Tech companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook are all toying with the idea of using them, and now they're a photographer'...
11:47 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Anyone But Jessica Chastain to Star in Season 2 of 'True Detective'
Scratch Jessica Chastain from the very long list of top-tier actresses who may take a lead role in the second season of HBO’s True Detective.That’s the upshot of a hot rumor, first started...
11:47 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Oculus Rift Makers Sued for Allegedly Stealing Virtual Reality Tech
The makers of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset are being sued by game publisher ZeniMax, best known for owning id Software and Bethesda, for allegedly infringing on the company's trademarks and...
11:27 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable A Cappella 'Newsies' Tribute Is a Total Showstopper
You don't need to go to New York City to enjoy the magic of Broadway.Brigham Young University's a cappella group Vocal Point pays tribute to the hit '90s musical Newsies with an elaborate one-shot vid...
11:06 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Pearl Jam Is 'Alive' Again: Band Announces 10-City Fall Tour
Pearl Jam has spoken: More than two decades after releasing its first single, "Alive," the Seattle rockers are still going strong, unveiling a 10-city fall tour to piggyback on the band's previously a...
10:46 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Finally, an Explanation for Men Who Hog Subway Seats
Guys, we have to talk. Some of us don't consider the comfort of others on public transportation.We understand that the plastic train seats can't match the comfort of your futon, you probably had a rea...
10:33 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable A Giant Shark Is About to Eat Washington, D.C., Weather Map Reveals
Each day, the meteorologists at the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma issue severe thunderstorm outlooks for the U.S. These outlooks give people a heads up as to whether or not to expect a t...
10:31 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Apple Announces WWDC 2014 Keynote: Will There Be New Hardware?
Apple released the schedule for its Worldwide Developers Conference (better known as WWDC) on WednesdayThe conference, which runs from June 2 - 6 at Moscone West in San Francisco, is historically wher...
10:10 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable U.S. Proposes Rules to Stop Airlines From Adding Last-Minute Fees to Your Flight
After all is said and done, the price of a flight — including the fare, baggage fees, seat upgrades, snacks, onboard entertainment and more — can be substantially more than the originally ...
10:10 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable U.S. Wants to Do Something About Airlines' Hidden Fees
After all is said and done, the price of a flight — including the fare, baggage fees, seat upgrades, snacks, onboard entertainment and more — can be substantially more than the originally ...
10:00 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Marketers Use Facebook Despite Believing It May Be Ineffective
Facebook remains the most popular social media platform among marketers, but less than half agree that it's actually effective, according to Social Media Examiner's 2014 Social Media Marketing Industr...
09:45 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Latest Lawsuit Accuses NFL of Illegally Pushing Pain Meds
In the latest legal assault on the nation’s most popular sport, former professional athletes are accusing the National Football League of illegally pushing players to take risky narcotics that m...
09:34 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Surface Pro 3 Makes Microsoft’s Strategy Crystal Clear
The absence of something is often as telling as its existence. When Microsoft failed to unveil the rumored Surface Mini on Tuesday and instead delivered a 12-inch giant in the Surface Pro 3, one thing...
09:24 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Newly Titled 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' Begins Shooting
And now we have a name: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.The working title Batman vs. Superman is no more as of Wednesday, when Warner Bros. released the official title of its May 6, 2016 ...
09:17 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Russia Sent Twitter a Court Order to Ban an Account — And Twitter Complied
Twitter blocked a pro-Ukrainian Twitter account for its users in Russia on Monday, but the company wouldn't tell us why — until nowThe social network was responding to a Russian court order that...
09:13 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Inspiring Goat in a Wheelchair Is All You Need Right Now
It's not Frostie the Snowgoat's birthday, but he's still feeling special.Australian farm sanctuary Edgar's Mission took in the snow white goat that suffered a debilitating illness called joint naval i...
09:12 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable World's Fastest Nanomotor Is 500 Times Smaller Than a Grain of Salt
Researchers in Texas have created the nano-version of the Energizer Bunny. Their new nanomotor rotates at 18,000 RPMs for a whopping 15 hours. Previous nanomotors rotated far more slowly and sputtered...
09:12 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable World's Smallest Nanomotor Spins as Fast as a Jet Engine
Researchers in Texas have created the nano-version of the Energizer Bunny. Their new nanomotor rotates at 18,000 RPMs for a whopping 15 hours. Previous nanomotors rotated far more slowly and sputtered...
08:58 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable How Major Tech Companies Aid NSA Surveillance: Live Chat
Almost one year ago, documents leaked by Edward Snowden revealed the existence of PRISM, a top secret program that allows the NSA to access user data from major Silicon Valley companies like Google, F...
08:58 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable How Major Tech Companies Aid NSA Surveillance
Almost one year ago, documents leaked by Edward Snowden revealed the existence of PRISM, a top secret program that allows the NSA to access user data from major Silicon Valley companies like Google, F...
08:54 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Batman Prepares to Battle Scarecrow in 'Arkham Knight' Trailer
Gotham City is in the grips of a panic as Scarecrow threatens to release a toxic gas that will make everyone experience their nightmares in the newest trailer for upcoming game Batman: Arkham Knight.R...
08:47 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Gap Prank Calls Attention to Retailer's Role in Fatal Bangladesh Factory Fire
A group advocating the rights of Asian workers used a fake organization called "Gap Does More" to pose as the clothing retailer and send out a press release claiming to donate money to victims of a fa...
08:41 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Tara the Hero Cat 'Throws' Out First Pitch
Tara the Hero Cat is a feline of many talents. Unfortunately, baseball isn't one of them.California's Bakersfield Blaze invited Tara to throw out the first pitch on Tuesday night after a video of her ...
08:38 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Obama on Veterans Affairs Misconduct: 'I Will Not Tolerate It, Period'
What started with a disturbing revelation has turned into full-blown scandal for the Obama administration and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.Last month, reports emerged from the Phoenix Vete...
08:33 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Obama Sends Troops to Chad in Search of Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls
President Obama on Wednesday deployed about 80 Armed Forces personnel to Chad to help find the Nigerian schoolgirls who have been missing since AprilChad borders the eastern border of Nigeria, a regio...
08:30 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 15 Confessions From the Waiters Serving Your Food
The number one rule of dining out: treat your waiters right. You have no idea what's really going on behind those kitchen doors.In honor of National Waiters and Waitresses Day on May 21, Mashable aske...
08:29 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Hey FCC, Internet Fast Lanes Are Already Widespread
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler told members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday that Internet "fast lanes" that have net neutrality advocates concerned would be "commercially unreasonable" and th...
08:29 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Facebook's New Shazam-Like Tool Knows What You're Watching and Hearing
Facebook recently added a feature that monitors your movements, and now the company will be listening in as wellFacebook unveiled a new audio recognition feature on Wednesday which, when turned on, wi...
08:14 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Why 3M's Marketing Sticks With Millennials and DIY'ers
3M has always been known as one of America's most innovative companies. In its 112-year history, the consumer packaged goods giant has introduced a variety of consumer and business-facing products.See...
08:10 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Airbnb Reaches Agreement With New York Attorney General
Airbnb has reached a deal with the New York attorney general in which the rental startup will turn over anonymized records for analysis.The company announced the deal in a blog post on Wednesday, noti...
08:06 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Ukraine's Presidential Election: 7 Big Things You Need to Know
KIEV, Ukraine — The threat of a Russian invasion of mainland Ukraine appears to have ebbed, and the critical presidential elections will be held across the country on May 25.However, in two of U...
08:02 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Extreme Aerial Athletes Fly Over New York City in Wingsuits
Sometimes parachuting out of an airplane just isn't cool enoughFor the first time in human wingsuit history, a group was granted permission to soar through the air above the picturesque New York City ...
07:55 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Secret Finally Comes to Android
Secret, the app for anonymously sharing secrets, launched its long-awaited Android app Wednesday and rolled out new features to both iOS and Android usersThe company also announced both apps are now a...
07:45 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Facebook Is Taking the ‘I’m a Voter’ Button Global
Most voting booths in the U.S. will give you a little sticker upon completing your task. During the 2010 mid-term elections, Facebook came up with the digital equivalent: Its 'I'm a Voter' button let ...
07:39 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Millions of Bees Swarm Delaware Highway After Truck Accident
An estimated 16 million to 20 million honey bees swarmed a Delaware highway after a truck carrying 460 hives overturned on Interstate 95 outside of Newark on TuesdayThe truck was transporting the hive...
07:24 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable J.J. Abrams Wants You To Be in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
"We want to put you in the movie," J.J. Abrams, the director of Star Wars: Episode VII, proclaims in a new YouTube video filmed on a closed set in Abu DhabiThe chance to play an unknown role in Episod...
07:13 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Netflix Reveals Plans for Major Expansion Into Europe
Netflix has said "oui" and "ja" to France and Germany, an expensive move in pursuit of user growth.France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium and Luxembourg will soon be able to access Netflix, th...
07:03 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable EBay Confirms Cyberattack, Urges Users to Update Passwords
EBay urged its users to update their passwords on Wednesday due a cyberattack that compromised its database, but only after an initial round of confusion when it posted cryptic messages about the inci...
07:03 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable EBay Urging Millions of Users to Change Passwords After Cyberattack
EBay urged its users to update their passwords on Wednesday due a cyberattack that compromised its database, but only after an initial round of confusion when it posted cryptic messages about the inci...
07:01 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable LinkedIn Now Shows How Your Profile Ranks In Your Network
LinkedIn may have just found a way to make its service a little more addictive.LinkedIn announced on Wednesday that it is expanding on the Who's Viewed Your Profile section with a new feature that sho...
07:00 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Charlie Day's Commencement Speech Pushes Grads to Be Fearless
Charlie Day found the perfect motivation for this year's graduates. It's not about fame or fortune: It's about the hatsActor, writer and producer Charlie Day spoke at his alma mater, Merrimack College...
06:48 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Iranians Arrested for 'Happy' Tribute Video Apparently Released
A group of Iranians who were arrested on Monday for posting a YouTube video that shows them dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" have seemingly been released by authorities. Details remain unclear, i...
06:46 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Finally, an Explanation for Men Who Hog Subway Seats
Guys, we have to talk. Some of us don't consider the comfort of others on public transportation.We understand that the plastic train seats can't match the comfort of your futon, you probably had a rea...
06:45 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable The Cute, Quirky Gadgets You'd Expect From a MoMA-Kickstarter Collab
Kickstarter, meet the Museum of Modern ArtThe MoMA Design Store in New York City collaborated with the crowdfunding site to sell Kickstarter-successful products in stores and online, from May 13 to Ju...
06:42 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable The Top 10 Job Industries Hiring Right Now
Finding a job isn't easy, which is why you need a statistical advantageGlassdoor, an online database that compiles job information, provided a data report of the top 10 industries hiring in the U.S. I...
06:33 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable A Giant Shark Is About to Eat Washington, D.C., Weather Map Reveals
Each day, the meteorologists at the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma issue severe thunderstorm outlooks for the U.S. These outlooks give people a heads up as to whether or not to expect a t...
06:31 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Apple Announces WWDC 2014 Keynote: Will There Be New Hardware?
Apple released the schedule for its Worldwide Developers Conference (better known as WWDC) on WednesdayThe conference, which runs from June 2 - 6 at Moscone West in San Francisco, is historically wher...
06:19 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable France Orders 2,000 New Trains That Are Too Wide for Stations
France's national rail company SNCF added 2,000 new trains to its regional fleet at a cost of 15 billion euros (more than $20 billion), according to reportsThere's only one problem: The new trains are...
06:10 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable U.S. Wants to Do Something About Airlines' Hidden Fees
After all is said and done, the price of a flight — including the fare, baggage fees, seat upgrades, snacks, onboard entertainment and more — can be substantially more than the originally ...
06:00 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Marketers Use Facebook Despite Believing It May Be Ineffective
Facebook remains the most popular social media platform among marketers, but less than half agree that it's actually effective, according to Social Media Examiner's 2014 Social Media Marketing Industr...
05:52 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Spotify Hits 10 Million Subscribers
Spotify has reached the 10 million subscriber mark, an important milestone as it competes in the increasingly crowded streaming music market.The new number, which Spotify announced in a blog post, is ...
05:45 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Latest Lawsuit Accuses NFL of Illegally Pushing Pain Meds
In the latest legal assault on the nation’s most popular sport, former professional athletes are accusing the National Football League of illegally pushing players to take risky narcotics that m...
05:31 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Google Thinks There May Eventually Be Ads in Thermostats
Mobile ads might take on a new meaning in a few years, at least according to Google.The search giant believes it's possible that it may serve ads on a different set of "mobile" devices in a few years,...
05:30 pm +03 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 10 Short-Form Books for Your Morning Commute
On a bleak morning, there's nothing more comforting than a good story to distract yourself during the 20-minute bus ride to workAnd though you might be tempted to dig into a dense novel first thing in...
05:24 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Newly Titled 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' Begins Shooting
And now we have a name: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.The working title Batman vs. Superman is no more as of Wednesday, when Warner Bros. released the official title of its May 6, 2016,...
05:12 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable World's Fastest Nanomotor Is 500 Times Smaller Than a Grain of Salt
Researchers in Texas have created the nano-version of the Energizer Bunny. Their new nanomotor rotates at 18,000 RPMs for a whopping 15 hours. Previous nanomotors rotated far more slowly and sputtered...
05:12 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Rabbi, Boy Scout Leader and a Mother Arrested in Online Child Porn Bust
This is a developing story. We will update as more information becomes available...A rabbi, a little league coach, a Boy Scout troop leader, police officers, firefighters and nurses are among the 70 p...
05:08 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Facebook Engagement Is the New Focus Group
Facebook engagement won't necessarily rev a brand's sales, but it does serve one purpose, according to a new report: It acts as market research for social media advertising.SocialCode, a marketing tec...
05:06 pm +03 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 10 Ways Climate Experts Are Reducing Their Impact
There's been a lot of chatter about climate change over the past few weeks — and reasonably soOn May 6, the Obama administration released a report, officially dubbed the Third National Climate A...
04:59 pm +10 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 10 U.S. Freeways With the Worst Traffic
This Memorial Day weekend, AAA estimates that 36.1 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from their homes.The good news is that rising supplies should make for lower gas prices this weekend: ...
04:49 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable World Cup Preview: Can England Survive Deadly Group D?
This is the fourth post in a series previewing the World Cup's eight groups. Find Group A here, Group B here, Group C here and check back later this week for looks at groups E, F, G and H.The 2014 Wor...
04:27 pm -07 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable A Cappella 'Newsies' Tribute Is a Total Showstopper
You don't need to go to New York City to enjoy the magic of Broadway.Brigham Young University's a cappella group Vocal Point pays tribute to the hit '90s musical Newsies with an elaborate one-shot vid...
04:21 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Simon & Schuster Embraces E-Book Subscriptions
Two down, three to go.Simon & Schuster announced Wednesday that some of its titles are now available on Oyster and Scribd, two of the leading e-book subscription services. The move makes Simon &am...
04:20 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Here's a Secret for Keeping Secrets
You've heard about Whisper, right? The anonymous social network which lets you tell everyone what's really on your mind? Honestly, if you want to keep your secrets secret, it won't help you that much....
04:17 pm -05 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Russia Sent Twitter a Court Order to Ban an Account — And Twitter Complied
Twitter blocked a pro-Ukrainian Twitter account for its users in Russia on Monday, but the company wouldn't tell us why — until nowThe social network was responding to a Russian court order that...
04:09 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable In Thailand, Martial Law Is a Backdrop for Selfies
Thailand's military declared martial law on Tuesday following six months of anti-government protests"The army aims to maintain peace, order and public safety for all groups and all parties," a ticker ...
04:02 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Extreme Aerial Athletes Fly Over New York City in Wingsuits
Sometimes parachuting out of an airplane just isn't cool enoughFor the first time in human wingsuit history, a group was granted permission to soar through the air above the picturesque New York City ...
03:56 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Opens Up Pre-Orders for Surface Pro 3
Microsoft's recently launched Surface Pro 3 tablet is now available for pre-order, the company has announcedThe device can be pre-ordered in the following markets: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada,...
03:39 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Millions of Bees Swarm Delaware Highway After Truck Accident
An estimated 16 million to 20 million honey bees swarmed a Delaware highway after a truck carrying 460 hives overturned on Interstate 95 outside of Newark on Tuesday.The truck was transporting the hiv...
03:16 pm +03 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Eat That, Apple: Study Says Google Is Now the World's Most Valuable Brand
Google and Apple have been fighting for the title of the world's most valuable brand for years now, but last year Apple has been dominating the lists as number oneNow, according to Millward Brown̵...
03:15 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 40 Creative Graduation Caps Worth an A-Plus
Hey graduates, your parents didn't lug the whole family to your ceremony to stare into a sea of caps and gowns with no idea where to point their camerasDecorated graduation caps are a creative way to ...
02:06 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 10 Ways Climate Experts Are Reducing Their Impact
There's been a lot of chatter about climate change over the past few weeks — and reasonably soOn May 6, the Obama administration released a report, officially dubbed the Third National Climate A...
01:30 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Learn to Speak Dothraki in Just 22 Easy Steps
The night is dark and full of grammarYou don't have to be a Khaleesi to learn Dothraki — it's as easy as 1-2-3 ... -22! NeoMam Studios created this handy Game of Thrones-inspired phrasebook to h...
12:49 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable World Cup Preview: Can England Survive Deadly Group D?
This is the fourth post in a series previewing the World Cup's eight groups. Find Group A here, Group B here, Group C here and check back later this week for looks at groups E, F, G and H.The 2014 Wor...
12:20 pm -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Here's a Secret for Keeping Secrets
You've heard about Whisper, right? The anonymous social network which lets you tell everyone what's really on your mind? Honestly, if you want to keep your secrets secret, it won't help you that much....
12:16 pm GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Eat That, Apple: Study Says Google Is Now the World's Most Valuable Brand
Google and Apple have been fighting for the title of the world's most valuable brand for years now, but last year Apple has been dominating the lists as number oneNow, according to Millward Brown̵...
11:42 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable World Cup Preview: Colombian Knee the Key to Group C
This is the third post in a series previewing the World Cup's eight groups. Read Group A and Group B; then check back later this week for looks at groups D, E, F, G and H.The 2014 World Cup's Group C ...
10:58 am +03 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable This Is London Calling. We're the Selfie Capital of the World
You can't walk around a big city without seeing someone snapping a selfie.The selfie trend gained increasing popularity over the last few years with front-facing cameras and Instagram filters that mak...
10:50 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Kingsford Charcoal Reaches for Some Kmart Pun Magic
Is it any wonder this goofy grill master is cooking for one?In a new commercial for Kingsford Charcoal, a tech-obsessed guy who probably bought his “X4 Platinum” outdoor barbecue on Skymal...
10:30 am -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 10 Short-Form Books for Your Morning Commute
On a bleak morning, there's nothing more comforting than a good story to distract yourself during the 20-minute bus ride to workAnd though you might be tempted to dig into a dense novel first thing in...
09:27 am +03 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable App Could Help Find Replacement for Your Dead Pet
Losing a pet is one of the most difficult experiences we go through. And finding a new four-legged friend can be daunting. But a new iOS app wants to make it easier for you to find replacement pets...
09:00 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable The Fun Switcher: Because You're Not Working Anyway
Feeling a little too productive? Here's a website that captures two of life's greatest pleasures: procrastination and the tactile satisfaction of turning light switches on and off.Since flicking your ...
07:58 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable This is London Calling, We're the Selfie Capital of the World
You can't walk around a big city without seeing someone snapping a selfie.The selfie trend gained increasing popularity over the last few years with front-facing cameras and Instagram filters that mak...
07:58 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable This Is London Calling. We're the Selfie Capital of the World
You can't walk around a big city without seeing someone snapping a selfie.The selfie trend gained increasing popularity over the last few years with front-facing cameras and Instagram filters that mak...
07:57 am +03 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Tesla to Deliver Model S to UK Drivers, Expand European Supercharger Network
Tesla is set to deliver the "right side drive" version of its Model S electric vehicle in the U.K. starting next month, opening a new chapter in company founder Elon Musk's mission to push electric ca...
07:35 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Artist's Fanciful Face Paint Transformations Bend Reality
Face paint isn't just for carnivals anymore — it's an art form in its own right.Elsa Pageler proves this with her amazing ability to use face paint and makeup to make herself look like absolutel...
07:00 am +03 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Emma Thompson: Twitter, Facebook Will Kill a Generation
Which would you rather do: peruse social media and search engines, or undergo major dental surgery? If you chose the former, that puts you on the opposite side of the fence from Emma Thompson, accordi...
06:59 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 10 U.S. Freeways With the Worst Traffic
This Memorial Day weekend, AAA estimates that 36.1 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from their homes.The good news is that rising supplies should make for lower gas prices this weekend: ...
06:27 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable App Could Help Find Replacement for Your Dead Pet
Losing a pet is one of the most difficult experiences we go through. And finding a new four-legged friend can be daunting. But a new iOS app wants to make it easier for you to find replacement pets...
05:52 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Japan's Uniqlo Lets You Design Your Own T-Shirts via Smartphone
Japanese apparel maker Uniqlo is no stranger to integrating technology into its unique marketing campaignsBut a new promotion goes several steps further by allowing consumers to design their own cloth...
05:42 am +03 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Ryan Gosling's Movie Got Booed, Yes — But the Applause Was Louder
The applause was louder than the boos. Don't let anyone tell you differently.I was there, in the center of the orchestra, for the first screening of Ryan Gosling's whacked-out psycho-sexual drama Lost...
05:30 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 5 Things George Takei, Jason Collins and More Hate About the Internet
The World Wide Web celebrated its 25th anniversary this year, and although the reasons to love the Internet seem infinite, there are also plenty of things to loathe about it."Can you imagine starting ...
04:57 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Tesla to Deliver Model S to UK Drivers, Expand European Supercharger Network
Tesla is set to deliver the "right side drive" version of its Model S electric vehicle in the U.K. starting next month, opening a new chapter in company founder Elon Musk's mission to push electric ca...
04:47 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Iran Police Arrest 6 After 'Happy' Video Featuring Women Without Hijabs Goes Viral
Iranian authorities arrested on Monday at least six people who starred in a viral YouTube video that shows them dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy," according to multiple reports.In the video, three...
04:39 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable How the Surface Pro 3 Compares to the MacBook Air
In case you missed it, Microsoft just announced the latest member of its Surface tablet family, the Surface Pro 3.Microsoft is dubbing the Pro 3 "a tablet that can replace your laptop," and positionin...
04:31 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 'The Voice' Will Incorporate Tumblr Animations in Finalist's Performance
The Voice will use animations from a so-called Tumblr artist during finalist Christina Grimmie's performance of Lorde's "Team" on Tuesday night.The graphics, created by Tumblr user Cindy Suen, will ap...
04:00 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Emma Thompson: Twitter, Facebook Will Kill a Generation
Which would you rather do: peruse social media and search engines, or undergo major dental surgery? If you chose the former, that puts you on the opposite side of the fence from Emma Thompson, accordi...
02:59 am -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 10 U.S. Freeways With the Worst Traffic
This Memorial Day weekend, AAA estimates that 36.1 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from their homes.The good news is that rising supplies should make for lower gas prices this weekend: ...
02:49 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 'Watch Dogs' Trailer Pranks People by Hacking Their World
What would happen if your phone could hack any system? You could have any car, tons of cash and cause utter chaos anywhere you went.That's exactly what Ubisoft, the makers of the video game Watch Dogs...
02:42 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Ryan Gosling's Movie Got Booed, Yes — But the Applause Was Louder
The applause was louder than the boos. Don't let anyone tell you differently.I was there, in the center of the orchestra, for the first screening of Ryan Gosling's whacked-out psycho-sexual drama Lost...
02:42 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable How Worried Should You Be About Antarctica's 'Collapsing' Ice Sheet?
The past two weeks have brought one disturbing story after another about the future of the largest ice sheet on the planet — the vast frozen expanse of the Antarctic continent. Once viewed as a ...
02:42 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Are We Totally Screwed? What Antarctica's 'Collapsing' Ice Sheet Means for Us
The past two weeks have brought one disturbing story after another about the future of the largest ice sheet on the planet — the vast frozen expanse of the Antarctic continent. Once viewed as a ...
02:27 am -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable App Could Help Find Replacement for Your Dead Pet
Losing a pet is one of the most difficult experiences we go through. And finding a new four-legged friend can be daunting. But a new iOS app wants to make it easier for you to find replacement pets...
02:00 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 16 Hilarious Reactions to Pat Sajak's Nutty Climate Change Tweet
Twitter learned that Pat Sajak, the host of Wheel of Fortune, is a climate-change skeptic on Tuesday.Late Monday night, the 67-year-old game show host boldly tweeted that he believed "global warming a...
01:43 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Twitter Reportedly No Longer in Talks to Buy SoundCloud
So much for that song and danceTwitter has backed out of talks to buy SoundCloud, the popular online community for sharing and discovering music, according to a report Tuesday in The Wall Street Journ...
01:30 am -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 5 Things George Takei, Jason Collins and More Hate About the Internet
The World Wide Web celebrated its 25th anniversary this year, and although the reasons to love the Internet seem infinite, there are also plenty of things to loathe about it."Can you imagine starting ...
01:16 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Spooky Ghost-Like Figure Interrupts German Soccer Match
Prepare to spend the rest of the day peeking over your shoulder.Television cameras caught a creepy ghost-like figure running the pitch during German Cup between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund at ...
12:54 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Man Convicted of Drugging, Raping Wife Will Spend No Time in Prison
David Wise was convicted of drugging and raping his then-wife several times during a three-year period. He faced up to 120 years in prison until an Indianapolis judge sentenced him to just eight years...
12:35 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Student Suspended for Brilliant Chemistry Joke in Her Yearbook
Senior class vice president and all-around model student Paris Gray tried out a brilliant and hilarious chemistry joke, but she didn't get a positive reaction from school administrators.School adminis...
12:32 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Minneapolis Will Host Super Bowl LII: Selection Drama Unfolds on Twitter
The City of Lakes, whose new Minnesota Vikings stadium is under construction, will host Super Bowl LII in 2018, beating out stadiums in Indianapolis and New Orleans.Never mind that it will be a gagill...
12:31 am -04 - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable 'The Voice' Will Incorporate Tumblr Animations in Finalist's Performance
The Voice will use animations from a so-called Tumblr artist during finalist Christina Grimmie's performance of Lorde's "Team" on Tuesday night.The graphics, created by Tumblr user Cindy Suen, will ap...
12:20 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable Snap a Shot of A Hearty Dish For Our Comfort Food-Themed Challenge
There's no shame in craving a hearty meal and a little taste of home. Comfort foods might be far from gourmet, but their humble ingredients and familiar flavors often create memorable dishesSee also: ...
12:15 am GMT - Wed, May 21, 2014
Mashable MakerBot's Replicator Mini 3D Printer Starts Shipping
First teased at this year's CES conference, the MakerBot Replicator Mini has finally started shipping to consumers in the U.S. and will be available in-store later this weekThe compact unit weighs jus...
11:48 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Google+ Stories Is an Automatic Scrapbook For Your Vacation Photos
Google announced a new tool that will automatically create a digital scrapbook of your vacation photos.Google+ Stories, which will begin rolling out to users Tuesday, claims to be able to pick out you...
11:45 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Macklemore Apologizes: ‘Jewish Stereotype Never Crossed My Mind’
Macklemore says it was just a wig, a beard and a fake nose; by no means did he even think about mocking the Jewish people. But just in case anyone is still upset over his outfit during a brief appeara...
11:25 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Russia Calls for Release of Journalists Held in Ukraine With Familiar Hashtag
Two Russian journalists were reportedly detained in Ukraine over the weekend, and Russia wants them back — by any means necessary — including "retaliatory measures," and hashtags.Ukraine f...
11:25 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Russia Calls for Release of Journalists Reportedly Caught Carrying Anti-Aircraft Missiles
Update: 6:45 p.m. ET — U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki says the journalists were carrying "manned portable anti-aircraft missiles in the trunks of their cars" when they were arreste...
11:14 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Lego Travellers Build Memories With Creative Vacation Photos
Rarely do our photographs really capture the fun of travel. We're all guilty of crowding our loved ones' News Feeds with the same old snapshots in front of famous landmarks while on vacationBut these ...
10:59 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable There Was No Surface Mini Because Microsoft Already Lost on Tablets
The biggest surprise from Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 launch on Tuesday wasn't what the company did announce, but what it didn't.Going into the event, the expectation was that Microsoft would showcase a...
10:52 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Hands On With the Surface Pro 3
The original Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 were supposed to be laptops in tablet form, but it was a false promise: Although the products performed well, they still had compromisesMicrosoft's new Surfa...
10:49 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Gay Marriage Now Legal in Pennsylvania
A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Pennsylvania’s same-sex marriage ban, one day after a judge in Oregon did the same.“We now join the twelve federal district courts across the country...
10:48 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Apple Pursues Controversial Deals with ISPs to Pay for Better Service
Apple is negotiating to connect its growing network of servers with Internet service providers, a move that would provide the company with better connections for software updates and cloud services, a...
10:35 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Here Are the 'Girl Meets World' Opening Credits You've Been Waiting For
Disney just dropped the opening credits sequence for its highly anticipated new show Girl Meets World, the spinoff of the '90s cult hit Boy Meets World. And if it's any indicator of what's to come, we...
10:16 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable PlayStation 4 to Offer 'PlayStation Now' Streaming of PS3 Games
The PlayStation Now beta streaming service, which has allowed certain players to stream PS3 games from the cloud, is coming to the PlayStation 4 starting Tuesday.As a closed beta, PlayStatio...
10:07 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Sorry, Haters: McDonald's Is Keeping Happy
Despite a fairly negative reaction to its introduction on social media on Monday, McDonald's says you'll be seeing a lot more of its new Happy mascot — just maybe not on social media.Julie Wenge...
10:07 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Sorry, Haters: McDonald's Is Keeping That Scary Mascot
Despite a fairly negative reaction to its introduction on social media on Monday, McDonald's says you'll be seeing a lot more of its new Happy mascot — just maybe not on social media.Julie Wenge...
10:00 pm -04 - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 16 Hilarious Reactions to Pat Sajak's Nutty Climate Change Tweet
Twitter learned that Pat Sajak, the host of Wheel of Fortune, is a climate-change skeptic on Tuesday.Late Monday night, the 67-year-old game show host boldly tweeted that he believed "global warming a...
09:58 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Box Rolls Out Faster Android App With Free Storage for Some Users
Earlier this year, Box unveiled a series of new tools for developers, including new and faster ways to display documents. Now it looks as though the company is expanding some of those features beyond ...
09:43 pm -04 - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Twitter Reportedly No Longer in Talks to Buy SoundCloud
So much for that song and danceTwitter has backed out of talks to buy SoundCloud, the popular online community for sharing and discovering music, according to a report Tuesday in The Wall Street Journ...
09:25 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable A Tale of Two Oklahomas: The City of Moore, 1 Year Later
One year ago, on May 20, 2013, an EF-5 tornado tore through Moore, Oklahoma, killing 24 people, injuring more than 300 and uprooting residents of a city who were already no strangers to the danger of ...
09:15 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Neil Patrick Harris' 'Choose Your Own Autobiography' Lets You Live His Life
Neil Patrick Harris plans to release a memoir later this fall — and it's going to be legendary.Unlike typical autobiographies, Harris has fashioned his life's stories into a "choose your ow...
09:11 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Will Smith Helps Woman Put Your Pregnancy Announcement to Shame
Yo pregnant folks, smell ya later— the Fresh Prince of Bel Air just kicked your baby announcement's butt.Reddit user yogaposer shared this image to r/pics, showing off her pal Emily's super fres...
09:04 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable GM Announces Yet Another Recall
Beleaguered General Motors on Tuesday announced the latest in a string of recent vehicle recalls, this time a 2.4-million notice related to four security flaws.The recall affects 1,339,355 Chevrolet T...
08:57 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Adobe Shows Off Touch-Optimized Photoshop CC for Surface Pro 3
At Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 launch event, Adobe showed off a sneak peek of a new touch-optimized version of Photoshop CCMichael Gough, the VP of experience design at Adobe, took the stage to show off...
08:32 pm -04 - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Minneapolis Will Host Super Bowl LII: Selection Drama Unfolds on Twitter
The City of Lakes, whose new Minnesota Vikings stadium is under construction, will host Super Bowl LII in 2018, beating out stadiums in Indianapolis and New Orleans.Never mind that it will be a gagill...
08:01 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Shutterstock Now Offering Music for Licensing
Shutterstock, the stock photography firm, is branching out into music.The New York-based company introduced Shutterstock Music on Tuesday, which lets companies pick background music for videos, commer...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Levi's CEO: Stop Washing Your Jeans, Save the World
Great day for laundry haters; bad day for germophobesThe CEO of Levi Strauss & Co., Chip Bergh, discussed fashion and sustainability at Fortune's Brainstorm Green conference on Tuesday, claiming t...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 26 Weird Museums to Visit for the Ultimate American Road Trip
STOP HERE to see the World's Largest Ball of Yarn. TURN LEFT to try these World Famous Cactus Milkshakes. Don't miss your LAST CHANCE to visit this one of a kind attraction — coming up in 47 mil...
07:55 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Oculus Rift, Coming to a Chuck E. Cheese's Near You
Is this Facebook's plan to win back younger users?Chuck E. Cheese's, the restaurant chain known for its appeal to the under-10 demographic, announced Tuesday it will begin offering an Oculus Rift expe...
07:48 pm -04 - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Google+ Stories Is an Automatic Scrapbook For Your Vacation Photos
Google announced a new tool that will automatically create a digital scrapbook of your vacation photos.Google+ Stories, which will begin rolling out to users Tuesday, claims to be able to pick out you...
07:29 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 Could Be a Laptop-Killer
Microsoft unveiled its third-generation Surface Pro 3 device at an event in New York City on Tuesday, with larger surface area than its previous model.The launch of the Surface Pro 3 comes less than a...
07:25 pm -04 - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Russia Calls for Release of Journalists Held in Ukraine With Familiar Hashtag
Two Russian journalists were reportedly detained in Ukraine over the weekend, and Russia wants them back — by any means necessary — including "retaliatory measures," and hashtags.Ukraine f...
07:15 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Fungus Threatens to Cut Central American Coffee Crop Up to 40%
The U.S. government, leading scientists from around the world and a multibillion-dollar industry are teaming up to fight one of the biggest threats modern civilization has ever faced.No, it's not terr...
07:15 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Artist Takes Movie Posters a Little Too Literally
Most movie posters can give you a good clue as to what the film is about — but it's easy to misinterpret a title's clever turn of phrase.Mumbai-based designer Danish Ahmed illustrated this humor...
07:12 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Earth Just Tied for Its Warmest April on Record, NOAA Says
April 2014 tied with the same month in 2010 for the distinction of being the warmest April on record globally, with an average global temperature 1.39 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average...
07:03 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable The New Lemonhead Mascot Will Probably Haunt Your Nightmares
It's a weird week in the world of corporate mascots. McDonald's released its new Happy Meal mascot on Monday, and most people found it a little too happy.But erase McDonald's from your nightmares, bec...
07:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable World Cup Preview: Group B's Clash of 2010 Titans
This is the second post in a series previewing the World Cup's eight groups. Check back later this week for looks at groups C, D, E, F, G and H.The 2014 World Cup's Group B features both Spain and the...
06:59 pm -04 - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable There Was No Surface Mini Because Microsoft Already Lost on Tablets
The biggest surprise from Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 launch on Tuesday wasn't what the company did announce, but what it didn't.Going into the event, the expectation was that Microsoft would showcase a...
06:49 pm -04 - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Gay Marriage Now Legal in Pennsylvania
A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Pennsylvania’s same-sex marriage ban, one day after a judge in Oregon did the same.“We now join the twelve federal district courts across the country...
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Mashable Jimmy Fallon and Terry Crews Strip Down for 'Ebony and Ivory'
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06:45 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Will a Nasal Strip Help California Chrome Win the Triple Crown?
NFL players wear them to help them breathe, and so will racehorse California Chrome on June 7, when he attempts to win the Triple Crown.But there was some doubt as to whether the horse would be allowe...
06:38 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable A Top New York Taxi Commissioner Is Joining Uber
Uber hasn't always had the best relationship with the new cities it expands into, but a notable new hire may help the ride-hailing startup change that.Ashwini Chhabra, the deputy commissioner for poli...
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Mashable Here Are the 'Girl Meets World' Opening Credits You've Been Waiting For
Disney just dropped the opening credits sequence for its highly anticipated new show Girl Meets World, the spinoff of the '90s cult hit Boy Meets World. And if it's any indicator of what's to come, we...
06:28 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable China Bans Windows 8 on Government Computers
China is banning the government's use of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system, according to a notice posted on its website.The Central Government Procurement Center is prohibiting government compute...
06:16 pm -04 - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable PlayStation 4 to Offer 'PlayStation Now' Streaming of PS3 Games
The PlayStation Now beta streaming service, which has allowed certain players to stream PS3 games from the cloud, is coming to the PlayStation 4 starting Tuesday.As a closed beta, PlayStatio...
06:10 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Has the Selfie Reached Its Peak?
In the past few months alone, the self-portrait (a.k.a. selfie) movement has spawned a TV show, a music video (which spawned spinoffs from politicians) and an Oscars meme.Let's not forget #FuneralSelf...
05:49 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: Microsoft to Unveil New Surface Tablet
Microsoft is expected to debut the a new Surface tablet — perhaps a Mini or something larger — at an event in New York City on TuesdayMashable is covering it live starting at 10 a.m. ET. R...
05:49 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: Microsoft Debuts Surface Pro 3
3 things you need to know now:Microsoft introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet that the company says can replace the laptop.Surface Pro 3 has a 12-inch screen, versus the Pro 2's 10.6-inch screen.At 9...
05:49 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Debuts $799 Surface Pro 3 Tablet
3 things you need to know now:Microsoft introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet that the company says can replace the laptop.Surface Pro 3 has a 12-inch screen, is 9.1mm thick and weighs 1.76 pounds wi...
05:45 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Breakthrough Research Could Lead to Tiny Wireless Medical Implants
Current electronic medical implants are an impressive feat of modern science, but the large batteries and difficult recharging processes dictate their use and placement in the body.Researchers at Stan...
05:45 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable How to Get Feedback You Can Actually Use
You know you’ve hit rock bottom, career-wise, when curling up in a fetal position to "take a nap" (read: "quietly sob and hope nobody notices") under your desk seems like a totally cool and norm...
05:15 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable World Cup Preview: Group A Is Brazil's to Lose
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04:59 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 'The Shield' Actor Charged With Murdering His Wife
Actor Michael Jace, who starred in "The Shield," has been charged with the murder of his wife, April, Los Angeles police said Tuesday.Authorities found April dead in the couple's LA home on Monday sho...
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Mashable Gmail for Android Now Lets You Save Attachments to Google Drive
The new version of Gmail for Android lets you save an email attachment directly to Google DriveOther new features include an explanation as to why a message ended up in the spam folder, improved suppo...
04:29 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Japan Forced to Talk About Fukushima Radiation After Nosebleed Comic
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04:03 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Are You Addicted to Your Phone?
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03:32 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable McDonald's Has a New Mascot, and It's Terrifying
McDonald's unveiled a new mascot named "Happy," an anthropomorphic box with a huge set of teeth.According to the company, the character, which was originally introduced in France in 2009 and unveiled ...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 11 Rad Ways to Relive the '90s
After you open your fifth bill and the sixth '90s list you're reading it avoid your bills, it might seem like a dream to return to a time of little responsibilities and Baby Bottle BopUnfortunately, t...
02:57 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Gmail for Android Now Lets You Save Attachments to Google Drive
The new version of Gmail for Android lets you save an email attachment directly to Google DriveOther new features include an explanation as to why a message ended up in the spam folder, improved suppo...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 5 Things Your 2013 Tax Return Can Teach You About Your Business
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02:15 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 11 Fulfilling Opportunities for Recent Grads
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02:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Better Ways to Define Email Marketing Success
I have been in the email and digital marketing space for a long time. The start of my career was seeded in the data-intense direct mail space before making the leap over the digital divide. The good a...
01:30 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Photographer Reveals the Lonely Side of Superheroes
The life of a superhero may seem exciting, but like every rewarding profession, along with the merit comes some unfortunate drawbacks.Photographer Benoit Lapray's photo series, "The Quest for Absolute...
01:09 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 'Figuring Things Out': The First Year After Graduation in 3 Words
For many students, graduation is the culmination of years of hard work, sacrifices and the promise of a future with great potential.For the rest of us, it's an unwelcome introduction to the real world...
01:02 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable French Schoolboys Wear Skirts to Protest Sexism
Male students from 27 schools in Nantes, France, wore skirts to school on Friday, May 16, to show their support for gender equality.The action was to support a campaign called "Lift the Skirt," launch...
12:30 pm GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 'Louie' Episodes 5 and 6 Recap: Communication Cannibalism
"What kind of person do I want to eat? And like, what part of the person? I think I would eat an old black lady's tits. Because that's way not me."Although seemingly random, Louis C.K.'s standup bit o...
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Mashable Japan Forced to Talk About Fukushima Radiation After Nosebleed Comic
More than three years have passed since the Fukushima disaster, but local officials remain extremely sensitive to any attempts at political satire or even critical commentary regarding the eventA comi...
11:38 am -07 - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable A Top New York Taxi Commissioner Is Joining Uber
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10:00 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Can the X-Men Save Don Draper From Himself?
Don Draper needs a little help, and the X-Men are the perfect heroes to lend a hand.With all the anticipation of the upcoming movie X-Men: Days of Future Past and the exciting final season of Mad Men ...
09:09 am -04 - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 'Figuring Things Out': The First Year After Graduation in 3 Words
For many students, graduation is the culmination of years of hard work, sacrifices and the promise of a future with great potential.For the rest of us, it's an unwelcome introduction to the real world...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Spanish Graffiti Art Offers a Trippy Walk Down the Street
Spanish artist Pejac can make you look at ordinary streetscapes in a new way.The street art specialist uses real-life street objects and modifies them with cleverly placed paint and careful juxtaposit...
08:03 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Stoic Dog Brings Artsy Serenity to Your Instagram Feed
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07:29 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable AT&T's DirecTV Deal: What It Means for Consumers
If you live in a rural area, the best news about the proposed AT&T/DirecTV merger was this paragraph in the press release:AT&T will use the merger synergies to expand its plans to build and en...
07:15 am -07 - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 11 Fulfilling Opportunities for Recent Grads
Congratulations! You graduated. You must be terrified.The job market may be a little rocky, however, that doesn't mean you can't spend your time wisely. Instead of sitting around at home and sulking o...
07:01 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Ask A Dev: Facebook Origami and Animation Prototypes
In our latest Ask a Dev video, web architect David Dulak answers this week's top question on whether it's possible to match an animation prototyped in Facebook Origami to the web. Prototyping animati...
06:31 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Global Life Expectancy Rises, But Regional Differences Remain
Life expectancy at birth for both men and women across the globe is now an average of 70 years — a six-year increase since 1990, according to a new health-statistics report from the World Health...
06:02 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 45 Essential Classic Rock Anthems
Rock legend Pete Townshend of The Who turned 69 on Monday, putting him a considerable distance away from the "teenage wasteland."But just as fresh as the image of Townshend's signature windmill-style ...
05:40 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Friends Reunite, Save Dying Language
Like most of us, you've probably had one or two friendships over the years that ended with a falling out. Perhaps you can't even remember or explain what you fell out over. But it's unlikely you've ev...
05:37 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Thailand's Army Declares Martial Law: 'It's Not a Coup'
Thailand's army declared martial law early Tuesday morning, local time, in a move it said will restore order after six months of political protests, according to multiple reports.However, the military...
04:53 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 10 Things About Wake Forest's Class of 2014 That Have Nothing to Do With Jill Abramson
Since being ousted as New York Times executive editor last week, Jill Abramson has been at the center of a media frenzy. Despite the hoopla, she still made it to Wake Forest University Monday to ...
04:32 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 'World's First' Braille Phone Is Now on Sale
UK-based OwnFone, a company that lets users design their own mobile devices, introduced what it's calling the world's first Braille phone.OwnFone users can now create a phone with Braille buttons, sta...
04:25 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Everything You Need to Know About YouTube Buying Twitch
What would YouTube and Google want with a website known for streaming video games? That's the question on many minds after multiple reports say that the tech giant is in talks to purchase Twitch for a...
03:46 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Best Buy Offers $100 Credit on Samsung Galaxy S5
True to its namesake, Best Buy might actually be the best option when it comes to purchasing the Samsung Galaxy S5.From May 18 to May 31, shoppers looking to buy the Samsung Galaxy S5 can earn a $100 ...
03:15 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 'Feminist Frank' Meme Sparked a Bromance With the Internet
The Internet's newest meme, Feminist Frank, finally shows the more sensitive side of male cultureAlways supportive, Frank subverts your expectations of the guy who wears sunglasses indoors and always ...
03:01 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Cookie Monster Takes a Bite Out of San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, California — East Coast or West Coast? New York City or San Francisco? For some Americans, these are questions of taste, preference and existential import seemingly as old as geog...
02:05 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Floodwaters Lead to 'Terrifying' Destruction in the Balkans
The massive scope of the damage from flooding in the Balkans became more apparent on Monday, with government officials from Bosnia-Herzegovina and neighboring Serbia describing the situation as "terri...
01:39 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable GoPro Files for $100 Million IPO
GoPro filed paperwork with the SEC on Monday for a $100 million public offeringThe 10-year-old high-definition camera maker has applied to trade under the ticker GPRO on the Nasdaq. The company first ...
01:30 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Fearsome New 'Game of Thrones' Killer Is Almost as Scary in Real Life
Game of Thrones fans on Sunday night were re-introduced to a gigantic mass of man whom the good people of Westoros refer to simply as "the Mountain." The Mountain is huge, impossibly strong and has a ...
01:15 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Hashtag, Selfie and Tweep Have Been Accepted Into the Dictionary
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12:39 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Apple Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Missing iMessages
A California woman has kicked off a class action lawsuit against Apple over missing text messages. She claims that after she ditched her iPhone for an Android, Apple's iMessage system prevented her fr...
12:30 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Fact: Babies Are 98% Funnier With Eyebrows
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12:22 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable Oregon Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban
Same-sex couples are now legally allowed to get married in Oregon.An Oregon judge ruled on Monday that the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, and a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Cou...
12:11 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable By the Numbers: AT&T's DirecTV Deal vs. the Competition
It's not every day that a giant telecommunications company buys the leading satellite television provider.AT&T, the company with roots all the way back to telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell,...
12:00 am GMT - Tue, May 20, 2014
Mashable 'NY Train Project' Tours NYC Through the Eyes of a Subway Rider
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Mashable Peek Inside This Entrepreneur's Zen Home
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11:40 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable The Most Talked-About Moment at the Billboard Music Awards
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Mashable New 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Trailer: Vin Diesel Voices Groot at Long Last
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11:15 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable E-Cigarette Vapor May Make MRSA Bacteria More Aggressive
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11:05 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Fashioning Cool: How Gap Bounced Back
Since 1969, Gap has rallied around fun, joyfulness, optimism and inclusivity. It's a brand that was launched for the youth of America, and it still speaks to that demographic today. Even though target...
10:53 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable You've Never Seen a Thunderstorm Move Like This
There are many different types of thunderstorms out there, but none are as other-worldly as low-precipitation supercells, commonly referred to as "LP supercells." These storms have a rotating current ...
10:47 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable NSA Records All Calls in 2 Countries, Report Says
The NSA collects and stores practically all phone calls — including both metadata and content — inside the Bahamas, according to a new report by The Intercept.The program, revealed by docu...
10:23 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Surface Event: It's Do or Die for Windows RT
This much we know about Microsoft's "small" Surface event happening Tuesday in New York City: It will mark the launch of the long-awaited Surface Mini. The Mini will be Microsoft's official entry into...
10:20 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable De Blasio's 5 Quotes That Sum Up the Future of Tech in New York City
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio didn't mention net neutrality once during his first speech to the city's tech sector on Monday.Instead, he zeroed in on expanding free public Internet access and bui...
10:11 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Report: Twitter Mulling Acquisition of SoundCloud
Twitter may be considering what could be its biggest acquisition yet.Peter Kafka at Re/code reports that Twitter is mulling a deal to buy SoundCloud, a popular online community for sharing and discove...
10:05 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Antarctic Ice Melt Rate Has Doubled Since 2010, Study Finds
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09:35 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable AMC's New Drama Premieres on Tumblr — 2 Weeks Before TV
AMC released the premiere episode of its newest drama, Halt and Catch Fire on Tumblr, AMC.com and video on demand on Monday, two weeks before the show makes its broadcast debut.It's not uncommon for ...
09:33 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Reporter Convinces Celebrities to Create Wedding Video for His Wife
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09:30 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 10 Nutella Recipes to Sweeten Your Monday
For 50 years, the human race has craved sweet gooey Nutella for breakfast, dessert and late-night snacks. Spread on toast, baked into cakes or straight from the jar, there's no wrong way to eat this c...
09:14 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Resistance Is Useful: 5 Amazing Items You Didn't Know You Could Dunk
Nobody wants to accidentally drop their hardware in a drink. But if you fumble and tip your water glass into, say, your hard drive, will your device survive the flood? Chances are getting better all t...
08:58 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Facebook Introduces New Way to Flirt With Relationship 'Ask' Button
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08:56 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable The Guardian Nabs Digital Editor From The New York Times
The New York Times has lost one of its most senior digital journalists to the Guardian, continuing a week of news involving top editors at the two papers.Aron Pilhofer has accepted a job as executive ...
08:00 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 6 Games for the Math Nerd in All of Us
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08:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 'NY Train Project' Tours NYC Through the Eyes of a Subway Rider
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07:49 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Twitter Blocks Pro-Ukrainian Political Account for Russian Users
Twitter is blocking tweets that stem from an Ukrainian ultra-nationalist group for users in Russia.Numerous Russian users report seeing a message that warns of a “withheld account” in plac...
07:49 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Blast This 'Back to the Future' Remix in Your DeLorean
Great Scott! Back to the Future never sounded so bumpin'.The first film in the trilogy debuted in 1985, but remixer Pogo and video editor Skye brought the series to present day with an auto-tuned remi...
07:46 pm -04 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Peek Inside This Entrepreneur's Zen Home
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07:40 pm -04 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable The Most Talked-About Moment at the Billboard Music Awards
The Michael Jackson hologram stunt at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards was no match for 17-year-old Lorde's "Tennis Court" performance when comparing their Twitter buzz. Lorde, this year's Grammy darl...
07:40 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Occupy Activist, Facing 7 Years in Prison, Gets 3 Months
Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan on Monday received a three-month prison sentence, followed by five years' probation and community service, for intentionally elbowing a New York police offi...
07:39 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Winklevoss Twins Think Bitcoin Could Be a Bigger Deal Than Facebook
Who needs Facebook? The Winklevii think they've found something even bigger.Tyler Winklevoss, half of the most famous twins in tech, told The Guardian that he believes Bitcoin could have a larger impa...
07:19 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Gruesome 'True Blood' Trailer Will Suck You Into the Final Season
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07:15 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 12 Ways to Evaluate Your Community Manager
In today’s online marketplace, community managers often have numerous jobs but ill-defined roles. This makes measuring the effectiveness of your community manager a task in itself.With this in m...
07:08 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable YouTube to Double Down on Live Streaming With Twitch
YouTube's acquisition of live streaming video platform Twitch for $1 billion is all but confirmed. Users can log onto Twitch to watch other users play video games — which may provoke the questio...
06:45 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Manage Your Reading List With BKSHLF
After a brief hiatus, Shelf Control is back here on AppAdvice. And for its comeback feature, this column shall focus on another noteworthy iOS app for keeping track of books.The app in question is cal...
06:30 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Whisper Redesigns Its App to Hear What Everyone Is Really Thinking
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06:21 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Dashlane Raises $22 Million to Manage Passwords in Post-Heartbleed World
Big money is flowing into the password security space.Dashlane, a five-year-old password management service, announced Monday that it has raised a $22 million Series B round of funding, bringing the s...
06:14 pm -03 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Resistance Is Useful: 5 Amazing Items You Didn't Know You Could Dunk
Nobody wants to accidentally drop their hardware in a drink. But if you fumble and tip your water glass into, say, your hard drive, will your device survive the flood? Chances are getting better all t...
06:14 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Apple's Original 'Rainbow' Logos Are Up for Auction
You probably see Apple’s logo several times a day, if not more. Its design has changed time and again since the company's founding in 1976Soon, you might have a chance to purchase one of its ori...
05:30 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 10 Wildlife Adventures You Must See Before They Go Extinct
If catching a tan on an exotic beach or traveling to a tourist trap of a city seems like a bland and boring way to spend your summer vacation, a wildlife adventure may sound like a more appealing geta...
05:30 pm -04 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 10 Nutella Recipes to Sweeten Your Monday
For 50 years, the human race has craved sweet gooey Nutella for breakfast, dessert and late-night snacks. Spread on toast, baked into cakes or straight from the jar, there's no wrong way to eat this c...
05:24 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable U.S. Will Charge Chinese Government Hackers With Cyberspying, Reports Say
The United States government will charge members of the Chinese military with hacking and cyber-espionage against American businesses, the first time prosecutors have formally accused members of a for...
05:24 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable U.S. Charges Chinese Government Hackers With Cyberspying
The United States government is accusing members of the Chinese military with hacking and cyber-espionage against American businesses, the first time prosecutors have formally charged members of a for...
05:07 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Report: Facebook Working on Another Snapchat Competitor, Slingshot
Just weeks after finally putting its would-be Snapchat killer Poke to rest, Facebook may be looking to test the disappearing-message waters again with a Snapchat rival called Slingshot.The Financial T...
05:04 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 'Dungeons & Dragons' Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Fiery New Logo
Tabletop gaming franchise Dungeons and Dragons unveiled a new look for its iconic logo Monday in honor of the 40th anniversary of battles won and lost with dice, pens and paper.Image: Wizards of the C...
04:58 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Watch Live: Jill Abramson's Speech at Wake Forest Commencement
Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson delivered Wake Forest University's commencement address on Monday morning, her first public remarks since she was abruptly fired last Wednesday.Abr...
04:58 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Jill Abramson's Speech at Wake Forest Commencement
Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson delivered Wake Forest University's commencement address on Monday morning, her first public remarks since she was abruptly fired last Wednesday.Abr...
04:58 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Jill Abramson at Wake Forest Commencement: 'Losing a Job You Love Hurts'
Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson delivered Wake Forest University's commencement address on Monday morning, her first public remarks since she was abruptly fired last Wednesday.Abr...
04:58 pm -04 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Facebook Introduces New Way to Flirt With Relationship 'Ask' Button
If you've been eyeing someone on Facebook whose profile doesn't list a relationship status, the company is making it easier (or possibly more awkward) to find out if he or she's single.Facebook has ro...
04:56 pm -04 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable The Guardian Nabs Digital Editor From The New York Times
The New York Times has lost one of its most senior digital journalists to the Guardian, continuing a week of news involving top editors at the two papers.Aron Pilhofer has accepted a job as executive ...
04:51 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Putin Tells Troops to Leave Ukraine's Border, Kremlin Says
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his country’s troops back from Ukraine’s border, Moscow says.Mr. Putin reportedly told Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to have his troop...
04:51 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Putin Tells Troops to Leave Ukraine's Border, But NATO Sees No Pullback
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his country’s troops back from Ukraine’s border, Moscow says.Mr. Putin reportedly told Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to have his troop...
04:34 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Let's Talk About 'Godzilla': Blue Fire, Mothra and Very Creepy Monster Sex
Every week, Mashable presents “Let’s Talk About …,” a look back at the biggest WTF moment from the weekend’s new movies. If you haven’t seen the film, be warned: Th...
04:00 pm -04 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 6 Games for the Math Nerd in All of Us
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03:49 pm -04 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Twitter Blocks Pro-Ukrainian Political Account for Russian Users
Twitter is blocking tweets that stem from an Ukrainian ultra-nationalist group for users in Russia.Numerous Russian users report seeing a message that warns of a “withheld account” in plac...
03:30 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Why Printers Are Awful and Other Office Mysteries
Why do we always get sleepy after lunch? Or, worse yet, why does the office printer never, ever work? Elliott Morgan tackles these and other hard office-related mysteries in the latest installment of ...
03:13 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable A Rare Pre-Trial Interview With Occupy Activist Cecily McMillan
When Mashable asked 25-year-od Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillian if she felt cheated by the american justice system she responded while laughing, “abso- *ucking- lutely.”Cecily ...
03:13 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable A Rare Pre-Sentencing Interview With Occupy Activist Cecily McMillan
UPDATE, May 19, 10:25 a.m. ET Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan has been sentenced to three months in prison, according to reports. Our original interview with her, from before her sentencin...
03:13 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Occupy Activist Cecily McMillan Gets 3 Months in Prison: A Rare Interview
UPDATE, May 19, 10:25 a.m. ET Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan has been sentenced to three months in prison with credit for time served, according to reports. Our original interview with he...
02:30 pm -04 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Whisper Redesigns Its App to Hear What Everyone Is Really Thinking
Whisper, the anonymous social network, has redesigned its app with a series of new features aimed at providing users with the ability to find like-minded users across topic and location while maintain...
02:04 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 6 Chrome Extensions to Help You Maximize Google Drive
Google Drive has unlimited potential.The feature that lets users upload documents, images, spreadsheets and more has millions of neat little ways to boost your everyday activity. It's also a useful on...
02:00 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 5 Ways to Keep Your New Hires Happy
Filling an open position in your organization is a lot like dating: Once you find the right match, you want to do everything in your power to keep that person around. And just like in the dating world...
01:29 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 'Silicon Valley' Episode 7 Recap: 'You're Gay for My Code'
Move over, Bazinga. We've found a new television catchphrase for geeks — and it's much funnier: "You're gay for my code."Destined to be repeated by developers everywhere, it's a soon-to-be class...
01:29 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 'Silicon Valley' Episode 7 Recap: Carnal Code
Move over, Bazinga. We've found a new television catchphrase for geeks — and it's much funnier: "You're gay for my code."Destined to be repeated by developers everywhere, it's a soon-to-be class...
01:24 pm -04 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable U.S. Charges Chinese Government Hackers With Cyberspying
The United States government is accusing members of the Chinese military of hacking and cyber-espionage against American businesses, the first time prosecutors have formally charged members of a forei...
12:40 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Can You Solve a Rubik's Cube? Test Your Skills With New Google Doodle
Today's Google Doodle is a special treat for puzzle lovers — a fully functional, animated Rubik's CubeRubik's Cube on Google Doodle homepage marks the 40th anniversary of the toy's creationImage...
12:40 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Can You Solve a Rubik's Cube? Test Your Skills With the New Google Doodle
Today's Google Doodle is a special treat for puzzle lovers — a fully functional, animated Rubik's CubeRubik's Cube on Google Doodle homepage marks the 40th anniversary of the toy's creationImage...
12:40 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Test Your Rubik's Cube Skills With the New Google Doodle
Today's Google Doodle is a special treat for puzzle lovers — a fully functional, animated Rubik's CubeRubik's Cube on Google Doodle homepage marks the 40th anniversary of the toy's creationImage...
12:30 pm GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 'Mad Men' Episode 6 Recap: Does This Family Even Exist Anymore?
Despite being a period drama set 45 years in the past, Sunday night’s episode of Mad Men — titled “The Strategy” — could not have been more timelyWith Jill Abramson’...
11:11 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable What to Expect From an On-The-Spot Technical Hiring Test
Getting your foot in the door for an interview at a hot tech startup is no easy task — and once you've scored the interview itself, you may have to prepare for on-the-spot tests to showcase your...
10:30 am -07 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 10 Wildlife Adventures You Must See Before They Go Extinct
If catching a tan on an exotic beach or traveling to a tourist trap of a city seems like a bland and boring way to spend your summer vacation, a wildlife adventure may sound like a more appealing geta...
09:29 am -04 - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 'Silicon Valley' Episode 7 Recap: Carnal Code
Move over, Bazinga. We've found a new television catchphrase for geeks — and it's much funnier: "You're gay for my code."Destined to be repeated by developers everywhere, it's a soon-to-be class...
08:41 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Heathrow Airport's Busiest Terminal Rebrands for Samsung Marketing Stunt
Fliers expecting to pass through the world's busiest international hub — Terminal 5 at London's Heathrow Airport — may be checking their tickets twice beginning Monday.In Samsung's latest ...
08:31 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Game of Thrones Recap: Winterfell's Moon Door
This recap contains spoilers from this week's episode of Game of Thrones. Don't read unless you're all caught up, and don't say we didn't we warn you.If you didn't think that Petyr Baelish was the mos...
08:13 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable New York Times Staffer Counters Reports That Abramson Firing Was Over Pay or Gender
The still unfolding story of Jill Abramson's dismissal from her post as Executive Editor at the New York Times took another turn on Sunday when one of the paper's reporters, Ravi Somaiya, dished out a...
08:04 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable These Smart Glasses Track Exactly What You're Looking At
Your devices already track your location and communication — why not what you're looking at, too? That's the promise of the Tobii Glasses 2, a pair of high-tech glasses that can track your eyes....
07:09 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Drivers Hate Texters Even More Than Tailgaters, Study Says
Even though 69% of Americans find texting to be the "most annoying or offensive" activity while driving, 55% admit to using their phone in the car. A new report from Expedia looks at Americans' habits...
06:11 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 7 Tips For Getting Your Foot in the Door at a Hot Tech Startup
Research shows that the top 25 highest paying companies for interns are dominated by tech companies, including Facebook, Blackrock, Palantir and Amazon. It’s easy to see why: From 2010 to 2020, ...
05:32 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Stunning Michael Jackson Hologram Performs at Billboard Music Awards
The Billboard Music Awards resurrected Michael Jackson as a hologram Sunday for a performance of "Slave to the Rhythm," a song from his new posthumous album Xscape.Reminiscent of when Tupac Shakur "pe...
05:04 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable AT&T Innovation Showcase Features Trackable Luggage, Big Data Visualizers
At AT&T's Innovation Showcase in New York City Friday, the company showed off a variety of projects being developed within AT&T Labs. The event's general theme was the shift to more cloud-base...
04:40 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Why AT&T is Buying Into the Dying Satellite TV Business
In a rare moment of honesty from a chief executive, Dish CEO Charlie Ergen told attendees at an industry conference in 2012 that even his own kids at college don't pay for TV and probably won't after ...
04:00 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable One Small Step for a Sports Drink, One Giant Leap for Advertising
One Japanese sports drink company is full of overachievers.Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., wants to send its sports drink to the moon, and it's taking steps to do so: The company released a plan to l...
03:36 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Lance Armstrong Finds 'Missing Testicle' During Cards Against Humanity Game
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has discovered his missing testicle — well, sort ofArmstrong, who in 1996 had testicular cancer and subsequently had one of his testicles surgically removed, fo...
03:18 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Report: YouTube Purchasing Game-Streaming Network Twitch for $1 Billion
YouTube could be purchasing Twitch, the largest video game live-streaming network, for $1 billion, according to a report released by Variety Sunday evening.According to Variety, the $1 billion deal wi...
02:00 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable 5 Ways HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Is Just Like the Real Thing
For those in tech in the Bay Area, Silicon Valley doesn't just hit home — it is homeSeason one is set to wrap up on May 25, and the similarities between Mike Judge's version and the real thing a...
01:44 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable AT&T to Aquire DirecTV for $48.5 Billion
AT&T has announced that it will acquire satellite broadcaster DirecTV for about $48.5 billion. The boards of both companies have approved the deal, according to a a joint statement released by the...
01:44 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable AT&T to Acquire DirecTV for $48.5 Billion
AT&T has announced that it will acquire satellite broadcaster DirecTV for about $48.5 billion. The boards of both companies have approved the deal, according to a joint statement released by the t...
01:30 am GMT - Mon, May 19, 2014
Mashable Man Developing Oculus Rift for Chickens
Virtual reality for chickens. Let's call it Oclucklus RiftThe Second Livestock project aims to develop a virtual reality headset for chickens, giving the farm birds a feeling of living free range to ...
11:24 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable Torrential Rains Lead to Historic, Deadly Flooding in the Balkans
Parts of the Balkans region received three months' worth of rain in just two days last week, leading to flooding that has left at least 20 people dead, and forced tens of thousands to evacuate their h...
11:02 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable Don't Mess With Beyonce and Jay Z: Watch Their Sexy 'Run' Mini Movie
Trying ever so hard to put the Met Gala elevator fight behind them, power couple Beyonce and Jay Z delivered a dramatic star-studded mini movie to fans this weekend to shift the conversation to their ...
10:27 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable SpaceX Dragon Leaves International Space Station to Return to Earth
The privately funded Dragon spacecraft left the International Space Station on Sunday morning, and will return to Earth later in the afternoonDragon was released from the ISS' robotic arm at 9:26 a.m....
10:27 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable SpaceX Dragon Returns to Earth, Splashes Down in Pacific Ocean
The privately funded Dragon spacecraft successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean Sunday afternoon, after leaving the International Space Station earlier in the morning.Dragon was released from t...
10:27 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable SpaceX Dragon Splashes Down in Pacific Ocean
The privately funded Dragon spacecraft successfully splashed down into the Pacific Ocean Sunday afternoon, after departing the International Space Station that morning.Dragon was released from the ISS...
09:05 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable North Korea Issues Rare Public Apology for Deadly Building Collapse
In a rare public acceptance of responsibility, the North Korean government announced Sunday that an apartment building under construction in its capital of Pyongyang collapsed, potentially killing hun...
09:00 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable Searching for a Job? 500Plus Openings in Social Media, PR 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...
09:00 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable Must Reads: What Happened to Newark's Schools, the Graduation Gap & More
During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the time to take a dive into the murkier, lengthier depths of the Internet and expand our attention spans ...
08:42 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable Jay Z and Solange Explain Elevator Brawl on 'SNL'
Jay Z and Solange finally explained what triggered their infamous elevator scuffle.Saturday Night Live's season finale opened with Jay Z (Jay Pharoah) and Solange Knowles (Sasheer Zamata) revealing th...
08:09 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable Third Case of MERS Confirmed in the U.S.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed on Saturday that a third case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) virus was found in the United StatesAn Illinois man who h...
07:44 pm -06 - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable AT&T to Acquire DirecTV for $48.5 Billion
AT&T has announced that it will acquire satellite broadcaster DirecTV for about $48.5 billion. The boards of both companies have approved the deal, according to a joint statement released by the t...
06:30 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 18 People Arrested in Turkey Mine Disaster, Including Mining Company Execs
Police have arrested 18 people, including mining company executives, following the deadly accident that killed 301 miners in western Turkey, according to local mediaThe Dogan News Agency reported that...
06:30 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 24 People Arrested in Turkey Mine Disaster, Including Mining Company Execs
This story was updated most recently at 10:50 a.m. ET on May 18.Police have arrested 24 people, including mining company executives, following the deadly accident that killed 301 miners in western Tur...
06:30 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 3 Face Charges of Negligence, 25 Detained in Turkey Mine Disaster
This story was updated most recently at 4:03 p.m. ET on May 18.Police have arrested three people on negligence charges, and initially detained 25 people — including mining company executives ...
06:30 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 11 Motivational Tips for College Graduates From Comedians
After four (or five, or six) years, it's finally happening — you're graduating! All the papers you stayed up late to write the night before they were due, all the meal plan points you spent on D...
05:30 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable Plan a 'Game of Thrones' Wedding That Will Only End in Happy Tears
Matrimony doesn't tend go so well in the series, but there's no reason you shouldn't have a wedding fit for a Khaleesi. Safely outside of the Seven Kingdoms, Game of Thrones fans can show their sun an...
04:30 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 22 DIY Tricks to Make Parenting a Little Easier
Mom and Dad: Parenting is tough, we know.Raising children is a full-time job. On top of that, you still have to bring home the bacon and attempt to sneak in some television after the kids go to bed &#...
04:00 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 10 Essential Services for Your Lazy Sunday
Sometimes you just don’t want to get off the couch. It could be because of an epic Game of Thrones marathon, a blustery storm, an illness. Whatever the reason, the following sites, apps, and ser...
04:00 pm +10 - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable TicketZen Lets You Pay Parking Tickets From Your Phone
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: TicketZenOne-Liner...
03:06 pm GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 5 Internet Trolls Too Goofy to Hate
Some trolls have all the funYes, the time-honored Internet trade of leaving comments, arguing and being generally annoying is sometimes taken up by those with a great sense of humor. Trolling is usual...
02:30 pm -04 - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 24 People Arrested in Turkey Mine Disaster, Including Mining Company Execs
This story was updated most recently at 10:50 a.m. ET on May 18.Police have arrested 24 people, including mining company executives, following the deadly accident that killed 301 miners in western Tur...
12:30 pm -04 - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 22 DIY Tricks to Make Parenting a Little Easier
Mom and Dad: Parenting is tough, we know.Raising children is a full-time job. On top of that, you still have to bring home the bacon and attempt to sneak in some television after the kids go to bed &#...
07:59 am GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable Which Social Network Can't You Live Without?
It's hard to imagine a modern world without social media. We rely on social networks to consume the news, communicate with friends and even do our jobs. Social media has transformed the way we explore...
06:00 am GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable TicketZen Lets You Pay Parking Tickets From Your Phone
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: TicketZenOne-Liner...
04:00 am GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable Parking App Asks: What's Wrong With Paying for Someone Else's Spot?
You've circled the block six times. Fifteen minutes have passed. Would you pay to secure someone else's parking spot? A startup called MonkeyParking thinks San Francisco residents will — and it'...
02:30 am GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 12 Party Survival Tips for Wallflowers
Being a wallflower has its perks — except for when you want to meet new people. Shy and quiet types might prefer to stay home with a good book, but it's healthy to branch out every once in a whi...
02:30 am GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable New York Times Defends Editor's Sudden Firing, Blaming Her 'Arbitrary Decision-Making'
As pressure mounted on the New York Times to explain the abrupt firing of its first female executive editor, Jill Abramson, the paper's publisher defended his decision on Saturday.Publisher Arthur Sul...
02:00 am GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 5 Can't-Miss Apps: Maleficent Free Fall and More
Between Foursquare releasing its new check-in app and the latest on the proposed net-neutrality laws, you may have overlooked some of this week's best new apps.Luckily, Mashable creates a roundup each...
02:00 am GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 5 Can't-Miss Apps: 'Maleficent Free Fall' and More
Between Foursquare releasing its new check-in app and the latest on the proposed net-neutrality laws, you may have overlooked some of this week's best new apps.Luckily, Mashable creates a roundup each...
01:40 am GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable Turkey Mine Search Ends with 301 Dead, Protesters Urge Ouster of Prime Minister
Rescue workers ended the search for survivors in the deadly mining accident that killed 301 workers in Soma, a town in western Turkey, after recovering the bodies of the last two missing miners Saturd...
01:30 am GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable 4 Innovative Ways Startups Are Using Leap Motion
When Leap Motion first launched its gesture-based controller, many wondered whether the device would have many practical applications, beyond games and gimmicky appsA lot has changed in the past year ...
12:57 am GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable Apple Faced More Patent Lawsuits Than Any Other Company in 2013
People always like to take a swing at those on topApple — the highest-ranked tech company in the Fortune 500 — faced more patent lawsuits in 2013 than any other company in the United State...
12:27 am GMT - Sun, May 18, 2014
Mashable Godzilla Is on a Tech Rampage
That crazy, big, scary Godzilla needs to drop the smartphoneThe 50-story-high lizard monster returns to movie screens this weekend, and now we finally know why he causes all that destruction in San Fr...
11:15 pm GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Gotta Build 'Em All: Lego Fan Builds Pokemon With Bricks
Pokémon plus Lego — a collaboration worth slapping your forehead and shouting, "Why didn't I think of that?!"Unofficial Lego pro Dan McCormack used the bricks to make amazingly intricate cr...
11:15 pm GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Gotta Build 'Em All: Lego Fan Creates Pokemon With Bricks
Pokémon plus Lego — a collaboration worth slapping your forehead and shouting, "Why didn't I think of that?!"Unofficial Lego pro Dan McCormack used the bricks to make amazingly intricate cr...
09:40 pm -04 - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Turkey Mine Search Ends With 301 Dead, Protesters Urge Ouster of Prime Minister
Rescue workers ended the search for survivors in the deadly mining accident that killed 301 workers in Soma, a town in western Turkey, after recovering the last two missing bodies Saturday morning"Our...
09:33 pm GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Alex Trebek Rapping '90s Hip-Hop for $1200, Please
Jeopardy may have just unleashed its greatest category ever.Alex Trebek went from game-show host to hip-hop MC in a recent episode when he quizzed contestants on their '90s rap knowledgeSee also: What...
09:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable 4 Innovative Ways Startups Are Using Leap Motion
When Leap Motion first launched its gesture-based controller, many wondered whether the device would have many practical applications, beyond games and gimmicky appsA lot has changed in the past year ...
09:09 pm GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Scientists Discover the 'Biggest Dinosaur Ever'
Step aside, Argentinosaurus. There's a new dino in town — and he's ginormous.Paleontologists in Argentina unearthed what they believe to be the 95- to 100-million-year-old fossils of the "bigges...
08:29 pm GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Apple and Google Call Ceasefire in Ongoing Patent Legal War
The ongoing legal war between two of tech's leading brands, Apple and Google, has finally come to an end, after they agreed to settle existing smartphone-patent lawsuits against each other. In a join...
07:18 pm GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Militia 'Arms Race' Threatens Deadly Escalation in Ukraine Conflict
VELYKA NOVOSILKA/POKROVSKE, Ukraine –- The black-clad masked man with a Kalashnikov resting in his arms speaks confidently of the mission about to get underway. “We will act fast, like lig...
06:30 pm GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable 20 Nerdy Swimsuits to Surf Something Other Than the Web
Not all nerds want to hide away in their basements this summer. While video games, air conditioned movie theaters and Netflix marathons have their perks, there are still plenty who are dying to have s...
05:30 pm GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable 15 Reasons It's Cool to Live With Mom and Dad
College seniors everywhere are donning caps and gowns this weekend, proudly accepting their diplomas and gearing up for a bright future of living with their parents for six months while they "figure t...
04:30 pm GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable 18 Ways to Punch Up Your Wedding With Comic Books
Engaged geeks, update your guest lists — Bruce Wayne, Tony Stark and Peter Parker are coming to the party.Weddings are supposed to be a personal affair, and if you and your beloved's interest in...
04:29 pm -04 - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Apple and Google Call Ceasefire in Ongoing Patent Legal War
The ongoing legal war between two of tech's leading brands, Apple and Google, has finally come to an end, after they agreed to settle existing smartphone-patent lawsuits against each other. In a join...
03:00 pm GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Solid Networking Advice for Entrepreneurs
As most professionals and job seekers know, networking plays a huge role in helping you achieve your career goals. But strong industry connections can be beneficial to entrepreneurs, too: According to...
02:30 pm -04 - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable 20 Nerdy Swimsuits to Surf Something Other Than the Web
Not all nerds want to hide away in their basements this summer. While video games, air conditioned movie theaters and Netflix marathons have their perks, there are still plenty who are dying to have s...
02:09 pm GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable A Decade of Equality: Remembering the First Same-Sex Marriages in the U.S.
Saturday marks 10 years since same-sex marriage was first legalized in the United StatesMassachusetts was the first state to grant same-sex couples the right to marry, on May 17, 2004Iowa, Maine and V...
08:19 am +10 - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable The First Picture From the Set of 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
OK, it's not much but it's something ...The first official photo from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII has been released, and it's a blurry picture of the film's clapboard, tweeted by actor John Boye...
08:07 am +10 - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Marvel Drops Gorgeous New 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Poster
The first Guardians of the Galaxy trailer was one of the buzziest to come from the Hollywood marketing machine in the past year when it debuted in February. Can lighting strike twice?We'll find out Mo...
07:15 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Realistic Mario: Yoshi Isn't As Cuddly As You Think
Warning: This video contains some graphic cartoon violence.Don't let Yoshi's adorably 8-bit exterior fool you. In real life, he'd still be a ravenous carnivore.The team at The Pete Holmes Show imagine...
06:15 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable 8.2 Million People Newly Displaced by Conflict in 2013
A record 33.3 million people were internally displaced by conflict and violence in their home countries in 2013, according to a new report the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) released o...
05:15 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable 5 Arguments Against Net Neutrality
When news of the Federal Communications Commissions' plan to consider paid priority on the Internet hit Reddit, the question wasn't so much whether the move was a good idea, it was "How do I best tell...
04:09 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Avengers Assemble for Terminal Cancer Patient's 'Winter Soldier' Wish
In the heart-warming department, Tony Stark’s chest-piece has nothing on #CapForStrat.An alien-invasion-level assemblage of Marvel’s Avengers and other characters have now weighed in on th...
03:34 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Inside the Push to Get All 32 World Cup Teams on Twitter
Three soccer players from Iran's World Cup team joined Twitter and obtained verified accounts on Thursday, which might not sound like big news until you remember that Iran has a strange relationship w...
03:24 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Teen Breaks Guinness World Record for Fastest Texting
Many of us pride ourselves on being able to text while walking or while out at a bar, but one teenager has the best brag of all — he is now officially the world’s fastest texterUsing Fleks...
03:15 am -04 - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Realistic Mario: Yoshi Isn't as Cuddly as You Think
Warning: This video contains some graphic cartoon violence.Don't let Yoshi's adorably 8-bit exterior fool you. In real life, he'd still be a ravenous carnivore.The team at The Pete Holmes Show imagine...
03:10 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable STA Travel Cancels All 'Unethical' SeaWorld Tours
The student travel agency STA Travel has announced it will no longer arrange trips that involve the unethical treatment of animals.They have stopped tours that include elephant rides, visits to Tiger ...
03:09 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Protests Ignite in Brazil as World Cup Nears
Cities across Brazil were wracked by protests again on Friday as citizens try to bring attention to the injustices they feel surround World Cup construction.At least 18 cities have experienc...
02:37 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Real-Life Wolverine Claws Could Slice You In Half
We've seen some pretty solid superpower recreations before, but these real-life Wolverine claws are on another level.Just a few days before X-Men: Days of Future Past hits theaters on May 23, amateur ...
02:00 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Someone Shelled Out $2.1 Billion for Red Lobster. Here's What They Got, in Fish
Darden Restaurants unloaded the underperforming Red Lobster chain on Friday to investment firm Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billionBest known for Olive Garden these days, Darden is planning to use the...
01:45 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable India's New Prime Minister Wants to Remember Every 'Congrats' Forever
India's newest prime minister has set up a a website to collect messages from anyone who has congratulated him on Twitter, Facebook and other forms of social media.Plenty congratulated Narendra Modi o...
01:09 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Coen Brothers' Next Antihero: A Hollywood 'Fixer' to the Stars
Had the Coen Brothers’ darkly poetic Inside Llewyn Davis been about Hollywood instead of the ‘60s folk scene, you can bet your orange tabby it would’ve been at least nominated for an...
01:02 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable The Man Who Is India's Future Has His Own Checkered Past
CHENNAI, India — Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi is poised to become India’s new prime minister as his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured one of India’s most decisive elections in ...
12:55 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Pitbull's World Cup Music Video Is a Typical Pitbull Music Video
Pitbull has released a video for the official song of the 2014 World Cup, "We Are One (Ole Ola)" — which is to say, Pitbull has just released a Pitbull music videoPeople dance, Pitbull raps and ...
12:40 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable The Full New York Times Innovation Report
An internal report from the New York Times acquired by Mashable highlights the paper's struggle to embrace digital publishingA partial version of the report, which BuzzFeed acquired Thursday, highligh...
12:06 am GMT - Sat, May 17, 2014
Mashable Volunteering Is Good For Your Health And Your Work
If you run a business, it might be worth your time to introduce volunteering opportunities as the latest company perk. It will not only improve the skill set of your employees, but also promote health...
11:42 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Arcade Fire's 'We Exist' Stars Spider-Man Andrew Garfield in Drag
Arcade Fire, fresh off expressing strong support for the same-sex marriage movement at the Coachella music festival in April, has unleashed a new music video featuring The Amazing Spider-Man 2 actor A...
11:24 pm -04 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Teen Breaks Guinness World Record for Fastest Texting
Many of us pride ourselves on being able to text while walking or while out at a bar, but one teenager has the best brag of all — he is now officially the world’s fastest texterUsing Fleks...
11:15 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Iran Takes Aim at Google, Wikipedia in Latest Internet Censorship Effort
Google and Wikipedia appear to be the latest victims of Iran's online censorship efforts, just two days after the Iranian government repeated — once again — that it's planning to loosen it...
11:11 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 'Interstellar' Trailer: Matthew McConaughey in Spaaaaace
"We're not meant to save the word. We're meant to leave it."With those words from Michael Caine, it's finally clear what Christopher Nolan has been up to with Interstellar, his follow-up to the Dark K...
10:43 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Wildfires Scar the Drought-Ridden Southern California Landscape
Fueled by record heat, high winds and unusually intense drought conditions, at least nine wildfires have hop-scotched across southern California, destroying homes and killing one person. Several of th...
10:29 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable The Kim Kardashian-Kanye West Wedding Countdown Begins
We're about to find out who is and who is not, in fact, a gold digger.The marriage of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West is on at the Belvedere Fort in Florence, Italy, on Saturday, May 24, the Associated ...
10:19 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable The First Picture From the Set of 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
OK, it's not much but it's something ...The first official photo from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII has been released, and it's a blurry picture of the film's clapboard, tweeted by actor John Boye...
10:09 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Ad Agency Uses Malala Yousafzai Shooting to Sell Mattresses
In a new low in ghoulish marketing, an ad agency in India has used the shooting of Malala Yousafzai to sell mattresses.Since the theme of the print campaign for Kurl-On mattresses is “bounce bac...
10:07 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Marvel Drops Gorgeous New 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Poster
The first Guardians of the Galaxy trailer was one of the buzziest to come from the Hollywood marketing machine in the past year when it debuted in February. Can lighting strike twice?We'll find out Mo...
09:56 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 'Orange Is the New Black' Teases 'Big Shakeups' in Season 2
When Netflix's hit original show Orange Is the New Black returns June 6, we'll see a lot of familiar faces in prison jumpsuits. But during the season two premiere in New York City on Thursday night, c...
09:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 18 Signs You're Turning Into Your Parents
No matter how many times you insisted you'd be different from your parents when you grew up, it's only a matter of time before you inevitably realize as an adult that you're really not that different....
09:17 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Paul McCartney's Newest Dancing Buddy Is a Robot
Paul McCartney's new music video for "Appreciate" introduces us to his most recent collaborator: a slick robot named Newman.The video follows Newman walking through a museum that comes to life at the ...
09:02 pm -04 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable The Man Who Is India's Future Has His Own Checkered Past
CHENNAI, India — Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi is poised to become India’s new prime minister as his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured one of India’s most decisive elections in ...
08:57 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Google Glass Can Now Empty Your Wallet When You Nod
Mobile payment systems like Isis promise a world where paying for something is as easy as waving your cellphone over a store terminal. But what if all you had to do was nod?That's the promise of Eaze,...
08:54 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable The Slow Evolution of Apple's Online Store
Steve Jobs glanced at the sheet of paper with Apple's future on it and promptly flicked it away onto the table. Then he uttered one of his trademark criticisms to Eddy Cue, the manager who had handed ...
08:51 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Obama and Biden Get Hungry, Stop at Shake Shack for Lunch
Naturally, we all get a little hungry. Today, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden had an apparent craving for burgers and fries, meeting for lunch at Shake Shack in Washington's Dupont...
08:40 pm -04 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable The Full New York Times Innovation Report
An internal report on digital innovation at the New York Times, obtained in full by Mashable, highlights the paper's struggle to embrace online publishingBuzzFeed on Thursday published an almost-compl...
08:34 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Jennifer Lawrence Proves She's a Terrible Liar on 'Tonight Show'
Does being a three-time Oscar nominated actress guarantee that you're a good liar? Probably. But in Jennifer Lawrence's case, noDespite (spoiler alert) losing to Jimmy Fallon in a round of "Box of Lie...
08:34 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable This Summer You Can Wear Your Instagrams as Sneakers
If you've ever had the urge to wear your favorite photo as a pattern on your shoes, then your dream is about to come true.Adidas is teasing an app for its ZX Flux sneakers that would let you take a ph...
08:12 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable That Kid-Saving Cat Will Throw the First Pitch at a Baseball Game
The hero cat that saved a 4-year-old boy from a vicious dog attack earlier this week is hitting the big leagues. Well, technically, the minor leagues.California's Bakersfield Blaze announced on Twitte...
08:12 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable That Kid-Saving Hero Cat Will Throw the First Pitch at a Baseball Game
The hero cat that saved a 4-year-old boy from a vicious dog attack earlier this week is hitting the big leagues. Well, technically, the minor leagues.California's Bakersfield Blaze announced on Twitte...
08:01 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable UN: Ukraine's Human Rights Situation Is 'Alarming'
United Nations officials say the human rights situation in eastern Ukraine is worsening.UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay released a report on Friday that details an "alarming deterior...
07:59 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Jill Abramson's Reported Pay Gap Is Part of a Larger Pattern
The firing of Jill Abramason and the ensuing discussion of pay discrepancies and institutional sexism at the New York Times has reignited debate about larger issues surrounding women in media.Abramson...
07:37 pm -07 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Real-Life Wolverine Claws Could Slice You in Half
We've seen some pretty solid superpower recreations before, but these real-life Wolverine claws are on another level.Just a few days before X-Men: Days of Future Past hits theaters on May 23, amateur ...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Jupiter's Great Red Spot Is Shrinking
Jupiter's Great Red Spot — the most powerful storm in the solar system — is at its smallest observed size yet, and scientists aren't sure why.Recent Hubble Space Telescope images of the st...
07:30 pm +03 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 18 Pieces of Sage Wisdom From Batman
It's been 75 years since the first appearance of Batman in the pages of Detective Comics #27. With a new video game launching later this year and another film on the horizon, you could say the Bat has...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Donald Sterling Lawyers Up, Refuses to Pay NBA Fine
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has informed the National Basketball Association that he does not accept his lifetime ban and refuses to pay the $2.5 million fine levied against him.NBA Com...
07:11 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable GM Fined $35 Million for Ignition-Related Recalls
The Department of Transportation announced on Friday it was giving its maximum fine of $35 million to General Motors for delaying recalls for some models with faulty ignition switches.The glitch has b...
07:05 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable A Wall of Rain Is Headed Toward New York as California Smolders
It's raining, but on the wrong coast. In California, an intense drought has reached a new milestone, with 100% of the state in severe to exceptional drought. No significant rain is expected there unti...
07:04 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Halo 5 Coming to Xbox One in 2015
The first Halo game for the next-generation Xbox One will come out in fall 2015, Microsoft announced Friday morning.Halo 5: Guardians is a larger effort than Halo 4, the game's developer wrote in an X...
06:51 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Zachary Levi and 'Sesame Street' Want You to Stop Facebooking and Go Outside
Stop snapping selfies and look up at the spectacular world around you.Zachary Levi and Sesame Street's Bert know that a day in the park doesn't need a filter. The quirky pair combined their mutual fon...
06:51 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Zachary Levi and 'Sesame Street' Want You to Unplug and Go Outside
Stop snapping selfies and look up at the spectacular world around you.Zachary Levi and Sesame Street's Bert know that a day in the park doesn't need a filter. The quirky pair combined their mutual fon...
06:46 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable CNN Reporter Fired for 'About 50' Instances of Plagiarism
CNN has fired news reporter and editor Marie-Louise Gumuchian after an internal investigation discovered plagiarism in "about 50 published stories."The news network made the announcement on Friday mor...
06:24 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Stunning 10-Year Time-Lapse Shows Construction of 9/11 Memorial Museum
Within days of the 9/11 attacks in New York City, Brian Cury installed a webcam at the site. He wanted the families of victims — and the world, he says — to witness the brave determination...
06:16 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable If You Really Must Snap iPad Photos, Try the Olloclip Lens
iPad photography is a fact of life. No matter how ridiculous we may look holding a 9.4-inch or 7.8-inch device above our heads or in front of our faces, we’re going to keep using them to take pi...
06:00 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable As Drought Intensifies, California 'Water Cops' Enforce Strict Limits
As of Thursday, 100% of California is now in "severe drought" or worse, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. The state has had its driest start to the year ever recorded, and 2013 was its driest cal...
05:58 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Marketing Executive Hired to Lead Google Glass
Now that Glass is available to everyone, Google has to make it appealing to the massesGoogle has hired marketing veteran Ivy Ross to lead its Glass division. Ross has a limited tech background, having...
05:57 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Russian Space Rocket Carrying Important Satellite Explodes
A Russian rocket carrying the country's most advanced communications satellite exploded shortly after launch early Friday, Russian state media reports.Officials lost contact about nine minutes after t...
05:57 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Russian Space Rocket Carrying $29 Million Satellite Explodes
A Russian rocket carrying the country's most advanced communications satellite exploded shortly after launch early Friday, Russian state media reports.Officials lost contact about nine minutes after t...
05:08 pm +03 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 9 Famous College Dropouts Who Actually Went Back to School
Celebrities seem to have it all, but there's one thing they don't always have — a college degreeYes, to be rich and famous sometimes require a circuitous path, one that isn't paved with diplomas...
04:45 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 12,000-Year-Old Human Skeleton Found in Underwater Cave
Scientists have discovered what they say is the "oldest most complete" human skeleton in the Western hemisphere, the National Geographic Society reportsThe 12,000-year-old skeleton includes major bone...
04:38 pm +03 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Infographic: The World Cup Dwarfs Real Life
Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo earns approximately $44 million per year through his playing salary with Real Madrid and a myriad of endorsement deals. The average Portuguese person earns ... a lot le...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 18 Pieces of Sage Wisdom From Batman
It's been 75 years since the first appearance of Batman in the pages of Detective Comics #27. With a new video game launching later this year and another film on the horizon, you could say the Bat has...
04:28 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Hundreds Still Missing in Bangladesh After Deadly Ferry Disaster
Rescue teams have recovered at least 29 bodies, and more than 100 are still missing after a ferry capsized off the shore of Bangladesh.It's unclear how many people were aboard the ferry — as the...
04:12 pm -04 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable That Kid-Saving Hero Cat Will Throw the First Pitch at a Baseball Game
The hero cat that saved a 4-year-old boy from a vicious dog attack earlier this week is hitting the big leagues. Well, technically, the minor leagues.California's Bakersfield Blaze announced on Twitte...
03:43 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Why Does Jesus Keep Showing Up in My Toast?
Is that potato a spitting image of Winston Churchill, or is my brain just playing tricks on me? In today's Mashable Minute, Elliott Morgan uses his face to explain "pareidolia," the sensation responsi...
03:34 pm -05 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Jennifer Lawrence Proves She's a Terrible Liar on 'Tonight Show'
Does being a three-time Oscar nominated actress guarantee that you're a good liar? Probably. But in Jennifer Lawrence's case, noDespite (spoiler alert) losing to Jimmy Fallon in a round of "Box of Lie...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 4 MMOs More Like 'Skyrim' Than 'The Elder Scrolls Online'
When ZeniMax Online Studios released The Elder Scrolls Online, it was an okay game, but it wasn't the game a lot of fans were hoping for. That might be okay, though, because there are other MMOs (mass...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Donald Sterling Lawyers Up, Refuses to Pay NBA Fine
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has informed the National Basketball Association that he does not accept his lifetime ban and refuses to pay the $2.5 million fine levied against him.NBA Com...
03:29 pm -07 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable The Kim Kardashian-Kanye West Wedding Countdown Begins
We're about to find out who is and who is not, in fact, a gold digger.The marriage of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West is on at the Belvedere Fort in Florence, Italy, on Saturday, May 24, the Associated ...
03:15 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 10 Hilarious Graduation Speeches That Won't Put You to Sleep
At every graduation, you can see a glass case of emotions — excitement, hope and ambition in the soon-to-be grad's eyes. Proud family members wait anxiously to hear your name, and pleased teache...
03:00 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable What's Pinned to Your Doomsday Survival Board?
Pinterest is best known as a destination where people can share affordable wedding ideas, dip recipes, and inspirational quotes pasted over photos of white sand beaches. But a small number of Pinteres...
02:30 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 10 Craziest Requests From Hotel Guests
Listen up, traveling weirdos. Hotel staffers have heard your bizarre requests and they are totally judging youIt's not easy to shock a hotel worker, especially those seasoned professionals who've serv...
02:08 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 9 Famous College Dropouts Who Actually Went Back to School
Celebrities seem to have it all, but there's one thing they don't always have — a college degreeYes, to be rich and famous sometimes require a circuitous path, one that isn't paved with diplomas...
02:00 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 21 Books for Those So Over Dystopian Fiction
From The Hunger Games and Divergent to Legend and The Testing, longtime YA fans and newcomers alike have recently been obsessed with dystopian trilogy after dystopian trilogy featuring heroic action a...
01:58 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Wearable Tech: Which Gadget Is Right For You?
The wearable tech craze has begun and it's not going to slow down anytime soon. In fact, new report revealed that wearables will have a major impact on our everyday lives over the next decade.With mor...
01:38 pm GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Infographic: The World Cup Dwarfs Real Life
Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo earns approximately $44 million per year through his playing salary with Real Madrid and a myriad of endorsement deals. The average Portuguese person earns ... a lot le...
11:35 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Gmail For Android Installed 1 Billion Times
Gmail's Android app has been installed more than 1 billion times, Google's Sundar Pichai revealed today on his Google+ pageSee also: The Comparative Anatomy of the Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4The app's ...
10:57 am -07 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Russian Space Rocket Carrying Important Satellite Explodes
A Russian rocket carrying the country's most advanced communications satellite exploded shortly after launch early Friday, Russian state media reports.Officials lost contact about nine minutes after t...
10:27 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Weedmaps CEO Justin Hartfield May Soon Be America’s Weed Guy
LAS VEGAS — Justin Hartfield isn’t in the business of selling marijuana, but he is interested in helping you get your hands on some grass.Hartfield is the CEO and founder of Weedmaps, a fr...
10:08 am -04 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable 9 Famous College Dropouts Who Actually Went Back to School
Celebrities seem to have it all, but there's one thing they don't always have — a college degreeYes, to be rich and famous sometimes require a circuitous path, one that isn't paved with diplomas...
08:04 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Swarm, Foursquare's Other Half, Takes Over the Check-In
When Foursquare first announced it was splitting its app into two, many were puzzled by the move. Even founder Dennis Crowley admitted he thought it was crazy at first.With Swarm, Foursquare's other h...
08:00 am +03 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Which Breed Is the Top Dog in Your Country?
Pets are the most popular object of our affection, which is why the Internet is made of cats and dogs. But it's more than just a bunch of cute pictures — there's science and data involved, and w...
07:41 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable In the Net Neutrality Fight, Don't Forget Mobile
The FCC voted 3-2 to approve its controversial proposal on net neutrality ThursdayAnd while much of the conversation around the 99-page proposal concerns the new rules and the potential to reclassify ...
05:00 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Which Breed Is the Top Dog in Your Country?
Pets are the most popular object of our affection, which is why the Internet is made of cats and dogs. But it's more than just a bunch of cute pictures — there's science and data involved, and w...
04:39 am +03 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Beyoncé, Jay Z, Solange Resolve to Move Past Elevator Fiasco
They have finally spokenAfter a tumultuous week of guessing, speculating and attempting to contact the Illuminati, the world can finally sleep soundly tonight, knowing the infamous elevator brawl betw...
04:07 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Pat White Insinuates He Was Offered a Corvette to Play for 'Bama
The University of Alabama Crimson Tide is one of America's iconic college football programs, and has been for decades. Folks take their pigskin very seriously down South, and a popular game among many...
04:05 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Is Making Broadband a Utility the Key to Saving the Internet?
To the chagrin of net neutrality advocates, the Federal Communication Commission’s latest Open Internet Proposal, released on Thursday, waves a wet noodle at companies that flout open Internet r...
03:41 am -04 - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable In the Net Neutrality Fight, Don't Forget Mobile
The FCC voted 3-2 to approve its controversial proposal on net neutrality ThursdayAnd while much of the conversation around the 99-page proposal concerns the new rules and the potential to reclassify ...
03:39 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Pinterest Raises Another Huge Round, Now Valued at $5 Billion
Pinterest's ad program may be less than a week old, but the company certainly isn't having cashflow issuesPinterest raised another large funding round — its third in about 15 months — this...
03:27 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Steelworkers in Unlikely Bid to Bring Order to Eastern Ukraine
Can money buy peace in Ukraine?Thousands of Ukrainian steelworkers have hit the streets in eastern Ukraine, working to bring normalcy back to towns that have been overrun by pro-Russian separatists.Se...
03:00 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Swiss Chocolates Now Come With Edible Holograms
The Swiss chocolate-making dates to the 17th Century. Now a chocolatier in Switzerland is taking the candy into the future. Lausanne-based Morphotonix has found a way to etch microstructures into choc...
02:48 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable How Much Do You Trust the FCC? The Internet Might Depend on It
WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday opened the door to a wide range of possibilities for the future of the Internet.Commissioners voted 3-2, along expected party lines...
02:00 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Have the Jet Pick Me Up at 4. Thanks, Uber.
Uber is setting its sights high.The app-based car service will let consumers request private jet rides to and from Cannes, France, for the Cannes Film Festival in May. Users can request the UberJET op...
01:39 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Beyoncé, Jay Z, Solange Resolve to Move Past Elevator Fiasco
They have finally spokenAfter a tumultuous week of guessing, speculating and attempting to contact the Illuminati, the world can finally sleep soundly tonight, knowing the infamous elevator brawl betw...
01:37 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable The Document That Could Change the Internet Forever
The FCC has published its full net neutrality proposal, a document that could very well change the Internet as we know itSee also: FCC Advances Controversial Proposal on Net NeutralityOn Thursday, the...
01:00 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable Uber Reportedly in Talks to Raise Funding at $10 Billion Valuation
Uber may be on the road to an 11-digit valuation.The ride-hailing startup is in talks to raise a new round of funding at a $10 billion valuation, according to a Bloomberg report Thursday. The amount t...
12:17 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable The Only Gift a 'Star Wars' Nerd Could Love More Than a Wookie
The love of your life deserves the perfect anniversary present, and jewelry or a nice tie just isn't going to cut itThe awe-inspiring ad from BranitVFX centers on an elaborate gift exchange that ends ...
12:17 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable The Only Gift a 'Star Wars' Nerd Could Love More Than a Wookiee
The love of your life deserves the perfect anniversary present, and jewelry or a nice tie just isn't going to cut itThe awe-inspiring ad from BranitVFX centers on an elaborate gift exchange that ends ...
12:03 am GMT - Fri, May 16, 2014
Mashable How the World Cup Works, for the Soccer Newbie
Extensive qualifying campaigns. The opaque World Cup draw. And how do points (no, we don't mean goals) work, anyway? The logistics and technicalities of Earth's biggest sporting event can be a bit mys...
11:49 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 6 Digital Challenges for The New York Times' New Editor
The Times is not a-changin' fast enough.Back in July, The New York Times commissioned a task force to assess the publication's digital efforts to date and recommend ways it can better keep up with the...
11:39 pm -04 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Pinterest Raises Another Huge Round, Now Valued at $5 Billion
Pinterest's ad program may be less than a week old, but the company certainly isn't having cashflow issuesPinterest raised another large funding round — its third in about 15 months — this...
11:12 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Batffleck Is the Saddest Batman in Gotham City
Hey, Batman, why the long face? You can't expect all that vigilante justice to be a walk in the park.After Batman vs. Superman director Zack Snyder tweeted a first look at the Dark Knight from the upc...
10:59 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia Faces Hit-and-Run Charges in San Francisco
Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia, whose company provides a social network platform for neighborhoods, is facing felony hit-and-run charges after allegedly causing an accident last August that resulted in inju...
10:46 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Jill Abramson's 'Badass New Hobby'
Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson has a "badass new hobby." That's according to her daughter, Cornelia Griggs, who posted a photo to Instagram on Thursday that shows the ousted edit...
10:46 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Adobe Creative Cloud Has Been Down for Almost 24 Hours
Adobe's Creative Cloud is in the midst of a massive outage that has lasted for more than 18 hours and has affected users throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.Subscribers to Creative Cloud ...
10:28 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable The Final Resting Place for the Stories of 9/11
Chances are you remember exactly where you were on Sept. 11, 2001. It was a day of tragedy that left behind wounds that are still fresh nearly 13 years later.New York City's National September 11 Memo...
10:20 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Scientists Discover First New Polymers in 20 Years
The world welcomed two new polymers on Thursday, codenamed Titan and Hydro, both of which came from the same reaction. One is rigid; it could become part of the next generation of computers. The other...
10:15 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Would You Rather Wake Up to a Blaring Alarm or an Adorable Puppy?
If the Dalai Lama and Barack Obama already gave a shout-out to your ad campaign, what can you possibly do as an encore?Keep spreading the love, says San Francisco-based ad agency Eleven Inc.See also: ...
09:15 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Go Ahead, Order the Bacon. But Go Light on the Fruit, Author Says
What if investigative journalist Nina Teicholz told you everything you know about nutrition is wrong?That means all the time you spent avoiding bacon, butter and red meat and eating vegetables instead...
09:12 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable How Does a 95-Year-Old Brand Stay Relevant in the Digital Era?
Conrad Hilton would have told you that a life well lived is one that includes a well-worn passport. For the marketing arm of the hotel empire that Hilton began in 1919, that philosophy is now manifest...
09:01 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Skylock Bike Lock Alerts You When Someone Tries to Steal Your Bike
Even the toughest bike locks won't stand up to the most determined and well-equipped bike thieves. But a new startup is trying to prevent bike thefts altogether with the Skylock, its connected bike lo...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 'The Elder Scrolls Online': Stuck Between Identities, Failing at Both
At first glance, it seems like the ideal marriage: The Elder Scrolls franchise, which has produced open-world RPG mega-hits like Skyrim and Oblivion, and massively multiplayer online games like World ...
08:42 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable The CW Doubles Down on Zombies and Superheroes for Fall Lineup
The CW is doubling down on zombies and superheroes this fall with its primetime lineup, including a new comic book-inspired show called Flash and the renewal of its popular Vampire Diaries spinoff The...
08:24 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Volunteering Is Good For Your Health And Your Work
If you run a small business, it might be worth your time to introduce volunteering opportunities as the latest company perk. It will not only improve the skill set of your employees, but also promote ...
08:04 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Foursquare's New Swarm App Is Here
Foursquare's new app called Swarm has arrived, as promised. The app went live in the iOS App Store and Google Play on Thursday.Foursquare announced in early May that it would split its experience into...
07:58 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Xiaomi's Mi Pad Is Almost a Spitting Image of the iPad Mini
If you thought Samsung was notorious for copying Apple, China's Xiaomi is in its own class. The company's Mi Pad tablet looks so much like the Apple iPad mini, it's eerie.The company's first tablet, u...
07:49 pm -04 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 6 Digital Challenges for The New York Times' New Editor
The Times is not a-changin' fast enough.Back in July, The New York Times commissioned a task force to assess the publication's digital efforts to date and recommend ways it can better keep up with the...
07:49 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable FCC Advances Proposal to Erode Net Neutrality
Highlights: 3 things you need to know nowThe FCC voted 3-2 to take the next step toward adopting a new proposal on net neutrality. A public comment period is now open.We haven't seen the full proposal...
07:49 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable FCC Advances Controversial Proposal on Net Neutrality
Highlights: 3 things you need to know nowThe FCC voted 3-2 to take the next step toward adopting a new proposal on net neutrality. A public comment period is now open.We haven't seen the full proposal...
07:43 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable One Reason to Get Excited About Minor League Baseball: Bill Murray
You now have one very good reason to get excited about minor league baseballOhio's Toledo Mud Hens are planning a Ghostbusters theme night for the game on May 30, and Bill Murray is so enthusiastic ab...
07:32 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable The Literary Magazine of the Future: Chipotle Bags?
Who says print is dead?Chipotle unveiled a new program Thursday called Cultivating Thought, which features original essays from 10 writers, actors and thinkers printed on Chipotle cups and bags.See al...
07:23 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: California Wildfires
Fueled by record heat, high winds and drought conditions, at least nine wildfires are burning in California, destroying several homes and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.Mashable will...
07:14 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable You Can Now Text 9-1-1 in Case of Emergency
Starting on Thursday, people in select locations across the country can text 9-1-1 with emergencies if they are unable to call them in.The Federal Communications Commission is rolling out the service ...
06:59 pm -04 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia Faces Hit-and-Run Charges in San Francisco
Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia, whose company provides a social network platform for neighborhoods, is facing felony hit-and-run charges after allegedly causing an accident last August that resulted in inju...
06:56 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable New Photos Show Turkish Government Official Kicking a Protestor
An aide to Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed that he was the man in photos showing a person kicking a protester at the site of the Turkish mine disaster in Soma.The aide, Yusuf Ye...
06:56 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Turkish Government Official 'Deeply Saddened' After Kicking a Protester
An aide to Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was "deeply saddened" after kicking a protester at the site of the Turkish mine disaster in Soma."I was deeply saddened the Soma inciden...
06:56 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Turkish Government Official 'Sorry' After Kicking Protester
An aide to Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was "deeply saddened" by the Turkish mine disaster in Soma and "sorry" after he was seen kicking a protester there."I was deeply saddene...
06:46 pm -04 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Adobe Creative Cloud Has Been Down for Almost 24 Hours
Adobe's Creative Cloud is in the midst of a massive outage that has lasted for more than 18 hours and has affected users throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.Subscribers to Creative Cloud ...
06:39 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable SpoonRocket Raises $11 Million to Deliver Healthy Meals in 10 Minutes
While Steven Hsiu and Anson Tsui were in their senior year of college at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2009, they decided to start a delivery service for Vietnamese and Mexican food. They...
06:37 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 4 Ways You Can Make a Real Impact to Slow Climate Change
The concept of climate change is overwhelming. In light of a landmark report the U.S. government released on May 6, it's clearer than ever that climate change affects our daily lives, everywhere from ...
06:33 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable What Is the Point of Life Without Nutella-Filled Cronuts
Break out your big spoon, because Nutella celebrates its 50th anniversary on Monday.To make the occasion even sweeter, it has collaborated with Cronut creator Dominque Ansel for a drool-worthy collabo...
06:33 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable What Is the Point of Life Without Nutella-Filled Cronuts?!
Break out your big spoon, because Nutella celebrates its 50th anniversary on Monday.To make the occasion even sweeter, it has collaborated with Cronut creator Dominque Ansel for a drool-worthy collabo...
06:31 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Fast Food Workers' Strike Goes Global
Hundreds of fast food workers are protesting around the U.S. on Thursday, asking for an hourly wage of $15. Some of their fellow workers are joining in around the world — organizers say strikes ...
06:28 pm -04 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable The Final Resting Place for the Stories of 9/11
Chances are you remember exactly where you were on Sept. 11, 2001. It was a day of tragedy that left behind wounds that are still fresh nearly 13 years later.New York City's National September 11 Memo...
06:23 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Live Updates: FCC on Net Neutrality
One of the biggest meetings on net neutrality takes place today when the Federal Communications Commission will publicly release its proposed rules about the future of the "Open Internet." Mashable is...
06:23 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable FCC Adopts Net Neutrality Proposal in 3-2 Vote
One of the biggest meetings on net neutrality took place today when the Federal Communications Commission publicly releases its proposed rules about the future of the "Open Internet." Mashable was on ...
06:23 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable FCC on Net Neutrality: How It Happened
One of the biggest meetings on net neutrality took place today when the Federal Communications Commission publicly released its proposed rules about the future of the "Open Internet." Mashable was on ...
06:20 pm -04 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Scientists Discover First New Polymers in 20 Years
The world welcomed two new polymers on Thursday, codenamed Titan and Hydro, both of which came from the same reaction. One is rigid; it could become part of the next generation of computers. The other...
06:12 pm -05 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Batffleck Is the Saddest Batman in Gotham City
Hey, Batman, why the long face? You can't expect all that vigilante justice to be a walk in the park.After Batman vs. Superman director Zack Snyder tweeted a first look at the Dark Knight from the upc...
05:52 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Watch Live: A Moving Dedication at National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
President Barack Obama, former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg, survivors and relatives of those who died on Sept. 11, 2001 delivered moving remarks at a dedication ceremony at New York City's National ...
05:52 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Obama Hosts a Moving Dedication at National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
President Barack Obama, former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg, survivors and relatives of those who died on Sept. 11, 2001, delivered moving remarks at a dedication ceremony at New York City's National...
05:47 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Eric Schmidt: EU Struck Wrong Balance on 'Right to Be Forgotten'
Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman and former CEO, has weighed in on a top European Union court's "right to be forgotten" ruling, which lets consumers ask Google to remove damaging links. And a...
05:30 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 5 Suggestions for Better STEM Education, From Students
Although demand for workers with STEM qualifications has only grown in recent years, a minority of students elect to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in high school and college...
05:28 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable GM Recalls 2.7 Million More Cars
The year of recalls isn't over yet for General Motors.GM announced on Thursday that it is recalling another 2.7 million vehicles for various issues.The bulk of the recall is for Chevrolet Malibu cars ...
05:15 pm -04 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Go Ahead, Order the Bacon. But Go Light on the Fruit, Author Says
What if investigative journalist Nina Teicholz told you everything you know about nutrition is wrong?That means all the time you spent avoiding bacon, butter and red meat and eating vegetables instead...
05:15 pm -05 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Would You Rather Wake Up to a Blaring Alarm or an Adorable Puppy?
If the Dalai Lama and Barack Obama already gave a shout-out to your ad campaign, what can you possibly do as an encore?Keep spreading the love, says San Francisco-based ad agency Eleven Inc.See also: ...
05:15 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Two 3,100-Year-Old Tombs Discovered in Egypt
Archaeologists from Cairo have discovered two tombs in Egypt dating back more than 3,000 years.The tombs, found on May 8 just 15 miles south of the Giza Pyramids, are 3,100 years old and are helping a...
05:10 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 60Plus Events in Digital Media, Design 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...
05:03 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Insta-DIY: Madesquare Turns Your iPhone Photos Into Crafts
Madesquare, a new startup that helps people create crafts using photos from their camera rolls, launched its first iOS app on Thursday.The app capitalizes on the popularity of square-shaped photos and...
04:49 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Measles Vaccine Wipes Out Cancer in Groundbreaking Test
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have completed a groundbreaking new test: They knocked widespread blood cancer into remission with a single massive blast of measles vaccine.Stacy Erholtz, who was suffe...
04:31 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable The UN Battles Killer Robots. Yes, a Robocalypse May Be Coming
So, the UN is holding a meeting to discuss the legality of killer robots. We don't want you to panic, but let's face it, a killer-robot-apocalypse is probably right behind the cornerMeanwhile, a stude...
04:30 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Take a Pixelated Look at NYC Through a Game Boy Camera
Nintendo's Game Boy was much more than just a handheld gaming device — it was also a multifunctional camera.At the time of its release, the Game Boy Camera was the smallest digital camera in the...
04:15 pm -05 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Go Ahead, Order the Bacon. But Go Light on the Fruit, Author Says
What if investigative journalist Nina Teicholz told you everything you know about nutrition is wrong?That means all the time you spent avoiding bacon, butter and red meat and eating vegetables instead...
04:12 pm -05 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable How Does a 95-Year-Old Brand Stay Relevant in the Digital Era?
Conrad Hilton would have told you that a life well lived is one that includes a well-worn passport. For the marketing arm of the hotel empire that Hilton began in 1919, that philosophy is now manifest...
04:04 pm -04 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Foursquare's New Swarm App Is Here
Foursquare's new app called Swarm has arrived, as promised. The app went live in the iOS App Store and Google Play on Thursday.Foursquare announced in early May that it would split its experience into...
03:51 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Google Apps Users Can Now Get End-to-End Email Encryption
Google on Thursday announced a new partnership that will bring full scale encryption to Google Apps.Working with email data protection company Zix, Google has launched a new commercial product for Goo...
03:32 pm -04 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable The Literary Magazine of the Future: Chipotle Bags?
Who says print is dead?Chipotle unveiled a new program Thursday called Cultivating Thought, which features original essays from 10 writers, actors and thinkers printed on Chipotle cups and bags.See al...
03:30 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Godzilla Wishes You Were Here
Greetings from the sunny post-apocalypse!The behemoth green lizard known as Godzilla (or Zilla, or Gojira, or that big dragon in the Puff Daddy music video) gets a lot of flak. People are always screa...
03:15 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 20 Things You Should Never Say to College Grads
Congratulations! After four long years of hard work, you finally get to walk onto that stage and receive that coveted little piece of paper that says you're moving on to the next phase in life.Knowin...
02:58 pm -05 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Xiaomi's Mi Pad Is Almost a Spitting Image of the iPad Mini
If you thought Samsung was notorious for copying Apple, China's Xiaomi is in its own class. The company's Mi Pad tablet looks so much like the Apple iPad mini, it's eerie.The company's first tablet, u...
02:33 pm -04 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable What Is the Point of Life Without Nutella-Filled Cronuts?!
Break out your big spoon, because Nutella celebrates its 50th anniversary on Monday.To make the occasion even sweeter, it has collaborated with Cronut creator Dominque Ansel for a drool-worthy collabo...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 21 Smells That Will Bring You Back to Childhood
All it takes is a familiar scent from the past to unleash a floodgate of forgotten memories.The sense of smell has many different purposes for us humans. It allows us to taste food, can trigger social...
02:09 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 8 Hilarious Webcomics That Show a Different Side of Batman
Being Batman is serious business.When it comes to Dark Knight canon, anything goes. After 75 years of fighting crime, ol' Bruce Wayne has been through pretty much everything a human being can possibly...
01:45 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable The Strange Bubble Economics of Selfies
A couple of months ago my 13-year-old son came to me with a true story. One of his acquaintances had given him control of an Instagram profile with roughly 3,500 followers as a gift.A few days later, ...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 5 Suggestions for Better STEM Education, From Students
Although demand for workers with STEM qualifications has only grown in recent years, a minority of students elect to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in high school and college...
01:23 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Nest Partners With Direct Energy to Offer Smart Home Utility Service Package
One of the largest retail energy suppliers in North America, Direct Energy, has announced a partnership with Nest, the smart thermostat. The deal is designed to encourage adoption of Direct Energy's s...
12:19 pm GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable South Korean Ferry Captain and 3 Crew Members Indicted for Homicide
South Korean prosecutors have indicted the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry and three other crew members on homicide charges Thursday, the Associated Press reports11 other crew members have be...
11:35 am +10 - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Surprise Us With a Twitter Plot Twist
A plot twist can make or break a piece of literature. If done right, it offers readers a thrilling re-entry into the story. If done wrong, a twist can be clumsy and confusing.We've been thinking about...
11:31 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Cannes Opens With a Ridiculous Soap Opera — and Those Famous Boos
If there's that specific blend of cigarettes, body odor and too-much-perfume in the air, that means it's the Cannes Film Festival. The world's most elegant celebration of cinema and salesmanship has c...
11:19 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable HTC One mini 2 Arrives: 4.5-Inch Screen, No Secondary Camera
HTC has officially launched the HTC One mini 2, a compact, trimmed-down version of its flagship Android phone, the HTC One M8Visually, there are no big surprises here. The HTC One mini 2 has a 4.5-inc...
11:01 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 'Mario Kart 8' Review: 'Striking, Inventive and Inviting'
Mario Kart occupies a happy, nostalgic place in the hearts of gamers. Playing against a group of friends in the same room, no matter what Nintendo console iteration it happened on, was always a perfec...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable A.1. Steak Sauce's Social Life is More Interesting Than Yours
Breaking up is hard to do, and it's even harder when you go as naturally together as steak and A.1. But not all change is a bad thing.After nearly 50 years, A.1. is removing the "steak" from its name ...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Six-Second Vine Videos That Run in Endless Loops
Last week, we challenged Mashable readers to create perfectly looping videos on Vine. Stop-motion animator Jesse Herring, who owns the totalsuccess account on the app, was guest host.See also: 4 Vine ...
08:01 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Google Glass Gets Foursquare, TripIt and OpenTable Apps
Google Glass just got a whole lot more useful for travel. The connected headset now has official apps for Foursquare, TripIt and OpenTable.The new apps join Word Lens and Google's own Field Trip (whic...
07:43 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Xbox Will Refund Gold Customers Upset by Service Changes
Xbox's recent decision to drop the Xbox Live Gold requirement for access to entertainment apps may be cause for celebration for many — except those who have already purchased the $60-a-year subs...
07:34 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable BreakFree App Measures How Addicted You Are to Your Phone
Smartphone addiction may be on the rise, but a new app wants to help users spend less time on their phones.BreakFree's Android app tracks the amount of time you spend looking at your phone, and gives ...
07:01 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Smart Bike Brings GPS Directions to Your Handle Bars
While some cars these days are smart enough to drive themselves, the bike industry has remained largely untouched in terms of innovation. But a new company wants to pedal forward with what it's callin...
06:37 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Leak Hints That Microsoft May Launch Surface Pro 3 Next Week
A few clues that cropped up on Wednesday have led to rumors that Microsoft is set to unveil new Surface tablets very soon.The most obvious clue is Microsoft's announcement of a Surface event scheduled...
05:58 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable The 8 Worst Moments in Alec Baldwin's Tabloid History
The only people who love Alec Baldwin's rants more than Alec Baldwin are the tabloidsBaldwin's dicey run-in with the New York City police on May 13 isn't the first time he's made a scene on Page Six. ...
05:24 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Homes Destroyed, Emergency Declared as Fires Spread in California
A total of nine fires are currently burning in San Diego County, following a chaotic day for fire crews working to battle the blazes as county officials declared a local emergency. Residences have bee...
05:23 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Elon Musk Will Donate More Money to Build the Oatmeal's Tesla Museum
The Oatmeal's effort to save Nikola Tesla's old laboratory and turn it into a museum took a major turn on Wednesday, when Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk committed to donating more moneyLed by Matthew ...
04:46 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 'The Flash' Trailer Hits: 9 Cool Blink-And-You-Missed-It Screenshots
The Flash is here — well, he was here. Where did he go?The CW dropped its first trailer Wednesday for its spinoff of Arrow, and it doesn't matter how many times you watch it (above), you're boun...
04:43 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Brazil's Charming Campaign to Get Zlatan Ibrahimovic to the World Cup
The fact that Zlatan Ibrahimovic — one of the world's greatest soccer players, but whose Sweden team did not qualify — won't be playing in the World Cup this summer is nothing less than a ...
04:10 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable The Edward Snowden Movie: Our Dream Cast
Edward Snowden is heading to HollywoodNews broke Wednesday that Sony Pictures Entertainment had optioned rights to No Place to Hide, a new book by journalist Glenn Greenwald, whose reporting on the NS...
04:02 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Turkey's Mine Disaster Is Worst in Its History, Kills at Least 274
At least 274 people are dead in what has become the worst mining disaster in Turkey's history.So far, 363 miners have been rescued, while the fate of 150 others who remain trapped underground is uncle...
04:02 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Turkey's Mine Disaster Is Worst in History, Kills Nearly 300
At least 274 people are dead in what has become the worst mining disaster in Turkey's history.So far, 363 miners have been rescued, while the fate of 150 others who remain trapped underground is uncle...
03:46 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 'Breaking Bad' Creator Debuts New Show 'Battle Creek' With Josh Duhamel
Among the eight new shows CBS touted Wednesday at the network's annual upfront presentation to advertisers is Battle Creek, a police drama from the minds of Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan and Hou...
03:26 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable 'Flappy Bird' to Return as 'Less Addictive' Multiplayer Game
Flappy Bird will make its long-awaited return to the App Store in August. The game's creator, Dong Nguyen, has reportedly revealed a few more details about what the game will look like.The new Flappy ...
02:48 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Turkish Government Official Accused of Kicking Man at Mine Protest
Turkish media, backed by thousands of Turks on Twitter, are asking whether an assistant to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan kicked a protester at the site of the deadly mine accident in Som...
02:43 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Evernote Is Planning for A World Where Wearables Rule
LAS VEGAS — When Evernote launched Evernote Market and its line of retail products in September, CEO Phil Libin had no idea what to expectEvernote, which achieved prominence by offering a suite ...
01:35 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Surprise Us With a Twitter Plot Twist
A plot twist can make or break a piece of literature. If done right, it offers readers a thrilling re-entry into the story. If done wrong, a twist can be clumsy and confusing.We've been thinking about...
01:08 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Kevin Durant Stars in the Most Striking Photo of the NBA Playoffs
Tuesday night brought one of the most exciting, controversial games of the NBA Playoffs, as the Oklahoma City Thunder used a furious last-minute comeback — and some suspect calls by officials &#...
12:40 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Record Heat, Drought and Santa Ana Winds Spark California Wildfires
A combustible combination of record heat, intense drought and powerful and desiccating Santa Ana winds has helped fuel several wildfires in California. On Wednesday, fire crews battled a rapidly sprea...
12:10 am GMT - Thu, May 15, 2014
Mashable Twitter Notifications Get Delayed, Go Missing for Many Users
If you're experiencing problems accessing Twitter notifications in its official mobile apps and in TweetDeck, you aren't alone.After a brief Twitter outage on Tuesday, many users are experiencing a di...
11:45 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable New Google Glass Teardown Claims Device Costs Only $150 to Make
A complete teardown of Google Glass, Google's $1,500 wearable computer, conducted earlier this month reveals that the price of the components adds up to just $152.47The teardown, performed by IHS, fou...
11:41 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Boys' Viral Anti-Bullying Song Brings Tears to 'Got Talent' Audience
Two teenage boys wowed the Britain's Got Talent judges with their rendition of Faith Evans and Twista's "Hope," changing the rap verses to reflect their feelings about bullying.The duo — Bars an...
11:25 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable You Too Can Now Be 'Glorious Leader' in This North Korea Parody Game
It didn't long for Kim Jong-Un to be in power before someone made a video game about him.Upcoming satirical game Glorious Leader offers you a chance at the sweet life of North Korea's ruler. You ride ...
11:23 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable 'Cancer Doesn't Have Me': Teen Raised $5 Million for Charity Before His Death
The first time Stephen Sutton walked out of a hospital after being diagnosed with cancer, his surgeon told him to go home and get some rest, so Sutton went back to his house, grabbed a curly wig, foun...
11:17 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable George R.R. Martin Writes 'Game of Thrones' on a '70s Word Processor
Finally, a possible answer to why it's taken Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin upwards of 20 years to pen the series: He's using technology older than WesterosMartin appeared on Conan Tuesday ...
11:15 pm +01 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable YouTube, Facebook Account for Nearly a Third of Mobile Traffic
Facebook and YouTube are now dominating mobile traffic shares in early 2014, as more people shift to a mobile device to upload photos to social networks and watch cat videos.Facebook and YouTube now a...
10:46 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable New York Times Top Editor Jill Abramson Is Out
Jill Abramson, executive editor at the New York Times, stepped down on Thursday without warning, leaving the role to Dan Baquet, who was managing editor.Abramson, who took over as executive editor in ...
10:46 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable New York Times Fires Top Editor Jill Abramson
Jill Abramson was suddenly pushed out of the top editorial role of the New York Times on Wednesday. Dean Baquet, who was managing editor, immediately took over the job, becoming the first African-Amer...
10:29 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Square Expects to Be Profitable Next Year
Rumors of Square's demise may have been greatly exaggerated.Square expects to turn a profit by this time next year, or at latest a couple months after that depending on which investment plan it pursue...
10:28 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Edward Snowden, the Movie? Sony Options Glenn Greenwald Book
It’s no secret anymore: Sony Pictures Entertainment made the first move on a potential Edward Snowden movie, optioning rights to No Place to Hide, the new book by former Guardian columnist Glenn...
10:15 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable YouTube, Facebook Account for Nearly a Third of Mobile Traffic
Facebook and YouTube are now dominating mobile traffic shares in early 2014, as more people shift to a mobile device to upload photos to social networks and watch cat videos.Facebook and YouTube now a...
10:06 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Gawker's Nick Denton Instates 'No Social Media' Rule at His Wedding
Gawker founder Nick Denton is marrying his longtime partner Derrence Washington later this month, but despite his reputation for being the king of all things media, you won't likely find any Instagram...
10:02 pm +05 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Google Maps Improves Public Transit Info in the UK
Google has updated public transit info for the UK, adding information for every single transit line in the countryVancouver and Chicago areas has also been updated with real time update. And for those...
09:59 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Facebook Context Cards Show Friend Activity When the Time Is Right
Facebook is rolling out a new feature to its iOS app that encourages users to share more about what they are doing.The new feature, part of an app update rolling out to users Wednesday, will surface c...
09:49 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable The Workspaces of Men Who Are On Their Game
Most of us spend at least 40 hours a week at work, much of that time spent at our desks. We're composing emails, we're triaging tasks, we're jumping on phone calls, we're strategizing with co-workers....
09:38 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable The FCC and Net Neutrality: What You Need to Know Before Thursday
This story is about net neutrality. Have we lost you yet?Few words strike fear into the hearts of Internet advocates and boredom into the the minds of the general public like the phrase "net neutralit...
09:36 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Hurricanes Reaching Peak Intensity Closer to Poles, Groundbreaking Study Finds
Hurricanes and tropical storms are reaching their peak intensity closer to the poles, migrating at about 30 miles per year, according to a new study published Wednesday. If this shift continues, it co...
09:36 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Hurricanes May Threaten Cities Like Never Before as Tropics Expand, Study Finds
Hurricanes and tropical storms are reaching their peak intensity closer to the poles, migrating at about 30 miles per decade, according to a new study published Wednesday. If this shift continues, it ...
09:30 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Office Brainstorms Are a Waste of Time - Try This Instead
Brainstorming seems to be a big part of office life. However, study after study has shown that brainstorming isn’t more effective than having people working on their own and then reporting their...
09:06 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Shutterfly Accidentally Congratulates a Ton of Customers for Having a Baby
When this accidental email from the photo service Shutterfly came through my friends' and colleagues' inboxes saying, "Congratulations on your new arrival" we all stopped and thought: Does Shutterfly ...
09:01 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable CBS Ending 'Two and a Half Men,' Won't Do 'How I Met Your Dad'
The How I Met Your Mother spinoff How I Met Your Dad has hit a roadblock, as CBS told Mashable that "it is not among the eight shows we picked up."The network also will not continue sitcom Two and a H...
09:01 pm +05 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable What's Better: A Huge Godzilla or a Tiny Pinocchio Rex?
Scientists have discovered a new species of dinosaur — the Pinocchio Rex, a cousin of T-Rex. So, besides having a long snout, was it also a liar?Anyway, it was definitely much smaller than Godzi...
08:44 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Grief Turns to Violence in Turkey as Prime Minister Calls Mining Tragedy Typical
Violence has erupted in the industrial town of Soma, Turkey, the site of a mine collapse that killed at least 238 workers, as relatives of the dead and missing direct their rage at the Turkish governm...
08:41 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Beyonce Defends Solange, Rihanna on Instagram, Confuses World
In the 21st century, PR damage control is done not through a vague statement via a publicist, but through a flurry of mysterious and passive aggressive Instagram pictures.In the midst of the biggest s...
08:38 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Heroic Cat Saves Child From Vicious Dog Attack
Warning: The end of the video contains images that may be graphic.This cat is the new superhero in town.A horrifying YouTube clip from Roger Triantafilo shows his son innocently riding a bike at the e...
08:30 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable What Roasting Coffee Can Teach You About Customer Service
When I was 12, my dad taught me to drive in a 1979 VW Rabbit Diesel with a 4-speed manual transmission. We were on a dirt road back near a so-called “holler” in West Virginia. After he exp...
08:21 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Now This Is How You Sell a Used Car
Forget CraigslistYouTube is where you should really sell your old Volvo.The Swedish art director known only as Castor produced an extremely thorough car ad. He describes all the best features of the d...
08:13 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Samsung Apologizes for Worker Deaths at Factories
Samsung CEO Kwon Oh-hyun issued an official apology for worker illnesses and deaths at company factories, Yonhap news reportsSamsung is planning "appropriate compensation to those who were affected an...
07:52 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Conan Is Staying Put: TBS Adds 4 Years to His Late-Night Contract
Another week, another late-night development: TBS has renewed Conan through 2018, giving Conan O'Brien four more years to crack jokes at the 11 p.m. cable time slot.The Wednesday announcement comes a ...
07:41 pm -04 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Boys' Viral Anti-Bullying Song Brings Tears to 'Got Talent' Audience
Two teenage boys wowed the Britain's Got Talent judges with their rendition of Faith Evans and Twista's "Hope," changing the rap verses to reflect their feelings about bullying.The duo — Bars an...
07:41 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg vs. an Average 30-Year-Old Man
It's not easy getting older. Unless you're Mark Zuckerberg.The Facebook CEO turns 30 on Wednesday, with enough milestones (and a bank account) that could easily put an average bachelor into a plush re...
07:23 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Clearly, This Weather Forecaster in Alaska Was Really Bored
Multiple times a day, each of the 122 National Weather Service forecast offices around the country issue technical discussions about the forecast. Normally, these discussions, which are posted online,...
07:22 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Justin Bieber Is Accused of Trying to Steal a Woman's Cellphone
You all better sit down for this: Justin Bieber was accused of trying to rob a woman in Los Angeles on Monday.If you've managed to keep reading without hyperventilating, you'll want to know that the c...
07:18 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable The Slow Decline of Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
The days of peer-to-peer file sharing being somewhat of a mainstream online activity have long since come to an end.Peer-to-peer file sharing services, once a seemingly ubiquitous tool for pirating co...
07:09 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Pentagon Mulls Transfer of Chelsea Manning to Facilitate Gender Treatment
The Pentagon may transfer convicted WikiLeaks informant Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison to give her a chance to receive gender disorder treatment, a spokesperson said, confirming the news first r...
07:08 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Samsung's Answer to Google Glass Coming in September, Report Says
Samsung will launch a connected headset similar to Google Glass in September, a new report says. The device will reportedly run on the Tizen operating system, already on some of Samsung's Gear smartwa...
06:55 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Ukraine Crisis Close to Civil War, Russian Foreign Minister Says
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov believes the crisis in Ukraine is bordering on civil war, and he wants to know if American mercenaries are partly to blame."When Ukrainians kill Ukrainians, I be...
06:46 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Yahoo Buys Blink, a Snapchat Rival, and Will Shut It Down
Yahoo has purchased Blink, a self-destructing messaging app that itself will soon disappearBlink, which was founded in 2011, confirmed the purchase on its website and in the tweet below:See also: 8 Br...
06:32 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Watch Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake's Throwback Music Video
Nostalgia never felt so good. A day after Michael Jackson's posthumous album Xscape arrived, the music video for its first single, "Love Never Felt So Good," featuring Justin Timberlake, hit the King ...
06:29 pm -04 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Square Expects to Be Profitable Next Year
Rumors of Square's demise may have been greatly exaggerated.Square expects to turn a profit by this time next year, or at latest a couple months after that depending on which investment plan it pursue...
06:05 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Experts: Internet of Things and Wearables Will Dominate by 2025
Experts believe the Internet of Things — the concept that all devices, objects and systems could be web connected and share information in the future — will have a widespread effect on the...
05:58 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Finale: 8 Key Takeaways
"Beginning of the End,” the final episode of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC, might have been more aptly named “End of the Beginning.” And thank goodness, because what a long,...
05:38 pm +05 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Fan Apologizes for Cynical Selfie With Fallen Cyclist
BREAKING: 2014 is a very strange time to be alive. After German cyclist Marcel Kittel won stage two of the Giro d'Italia race in Dublin, Ireland, last weekend, he collapsed to the ground out of sheer...
05:30 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Tiny Book of Historical Events Is Smaller Than a Fingertip
This miniature book fits a world of history into one finger-sized package.Denver-based illustrator Evan Lorenzen created The Mini Book of Major Events, a hand-sewn book barely larger than a pencil era...
05:29 pm -05 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Square Expects to Be Profitable Next Year
Rumors of Square's demise may have been greatly exaggerated.Square expects to turn a profit by this time next year, or at latest a couple months after that depending on which investment plan it pursue...
05:09 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Inside Twitter's Efforts to Keep Calm on the Post-IPO Roller Coaster
In just six short months, Twitter stock holders have been treated to the full, unpredictable Wall Street experienceFirst the stock surged — big time — jumping from an IPO price of $26 per ...
05:05 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Airbnb Wins in New York — For Now
A court decision that threw out the New York attorney general's subpoena of Airbnb may also signal an upcoming major loss for the lodging rental service.In a filing issued by the state's supreme court...
05:00 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable There Are 500 Million Soccer Fans on Facebook
Facebook is gearing up for the FIFA World Cup by unearthing a trove of data designed to persuade marketers to advertise on the platform.The social network's piece de resistance is the claim that some ...
04:55 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Wood Smart Car Kits Are the Opposite of Instant
If you’re into DIY, then the only thing better than a remote-controlled vehicle is building one yourself. At least that’s what the developers of SmartWood are hoping. They just launched a ...
04:37 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Stephen Sutton, Cancer Victim and Philanthropist, Dies at 19
Stephen Sutton, a teenage cancer victim who raised more than $5 million for charity died on Wednesday, his family has announced on FacebookSutton, 19, was battling bowel cancer and raised money throug...
04:36 pm -05 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Hurricanes May Threaten Cities Like Never Before as Tropics Expand, Study Finds
Hurricanes and tropical storms are reaching their peak intensity closer to the poles, migrating at about 30 miles per decade, according to a new study published Wednesday. If this shift continues, it ...
04:32 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Google Maps Improves Public Transit Info in the UK
Google has updated public transit info for the UK, adding information for every single transit line in the countryVancouver and Chicago areas has also been updated with real time update. And for those...
04:30 pm -05 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Office Brainstorms Are a Waste of Time - Try This Instead
Brainstorming seems to be a big part of office life. However, study after study has shown that brainstorming isn’t more effective than having people working on their own and then reporting their...
03:41 pm -04 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg vs. an Average 30-Year-Old Man
It's not easy getting older. Unless you're Mark Zuckerberg.The Facebook CEO turns 30 on Wednesday, with enough milestones (and a bank account) that could easily put an average bachelor into a plush re...
03:40 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Mystery Seagrass Circles in Croatia Puzzle Scientists
You've heard about crop circles, but what about seagrass circles? Aerial photos of the coastline of several islands in Croatia show regular circles of sand amidst a sea of Posidonia oceanica, a seagra...
03:40 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Mystery Seagrass Circles in Croatia Puzzle Experts
RIJEKA, Croatia — You've heard about crop circles, but what about seagrass circles? Aerial photos of the coastline of several islands in Croatia show regular circles of sand amidst a sea of Posi...
03:31 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable What's Better: A Huge Godzilla or a Tiny Pinocchio Rex?
Scientists have discovered a new species of dinosaur — the Pinocchio Rex, a cousin of T-Rex. So, besides having a long snout, was it also a liar?Anyway, it was definitely much smaller than Godzi...
03:04 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable 10 Easy Hacks to Make Your Apartment More Energy Efficient
Sometimes, small acts can help you save big — at least, when it comes to energy efficiencyIf you want to save energy in your home, there are plenty of practical steps you can take to achieve a g...
02:55 pm -04 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Ukraine Crisis Close to Civil War, Russian Foreign Minister Says
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov believes the crisis in Ukraine is bordering on civil war, and he wants to know if American mercenaries are partly to blame."When Ukrainians kill Ukrainians, I be...
02:30 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable 11 Parenting Tips From 'Game of Thrones'
The mothers and fathers of Game of Thrones have their flaws. They can be devious — occasionally murderous, even — and their hunger for power has the seven realms in a bigger mess than the ...
02:06 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable 5 Rad Internships You Had No Idea Existed
The job market sure isn't what it used to be. Entry-level positions (read: internships) are usually grossly underpaid — if they're even paid at all — and likely involve menial, day-to-day ...
01:30 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable 'Calamityware' Is Fancy Chinaware for Classy Nerds
Your fancy chinaware has finally been updated for the sci-fi-loving 21st centuryA legendary ceramic pattern called Willow has graced the face of housewares since the 18th century. This popular style, ...
01:13 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable The Mark Zuckerberg Guide to Hoodie Fashion
The sun is out, the flowers are blooming and you've been working out for months to look your best. You know what that means — it's hoodie season.At least, it is if you're Mark Zuckerberg, king o...
12:08 pm GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Fan Apologizes for Cynical Selfie With Fallen Cyclist
BREAKING: 2014 is a very strange time to be alive. After German cyclist Marcel Kittel won stage two of the Giro d'Italia race in Dublin, Ireland, last weekend, he collapsed to the ground out of sheer...
11:33 am +05 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable What If Rolex Made a Smartwatch? This Concept Design Shows Us
Back in March, the first Android Wear devices were revealed in the form of the Moto 360 and the LG G Watch, traditional-looking watches supercharged with touchscreen interfacesSo far, we've only seen ...
11:00 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Crew Life, Mile-High Selfies and Our Lasting Obsession with Flight Attendants
Mashable contributor Heather Poole is a flight attendant for a major U.S. carrier. She's also the author of the New York Times bestseller Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama and Crazy Pa...
10:29 am +03 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable NBA Stars Prepared to Strike if Sterling Still Owns Clippers Next Season
Roger Mason Jr. has never been an NBA star, but he's important for another reason: Mason is vice-president of the National Basketball Players Association (NBAPA), the labor union that reps NBA players...
10:13 am +05 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' Gets Magical Release Date
The first film in the planned Harry Potter spinoff trilogy will arrive in theaters on Nov. 18, 2016, a Warner Bros. spokesperson confirmed to Mashable on TuesdayAuthor J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. fi...
10:00 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable The 2014 World Cup Jerseys, Ranked From Snazziest to Most 'Meh'
When the 2014 World Cup in Brazil kicks off on June 12, we'll be treated to one month of the world's best, most exciting soccer. But sports nerds of a certain stripe are also in for an added bonus: Wo...
09:53 am +05 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Turkey Coal Mine Explosion Kills Hundreds, 200 Still Trapped
Last updated on May 14 at 8:10 a.m. ET.An explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least 232 people, and the chance of survival for approximately 200 miners is still unclear.Appro...
09:00 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Instagram to Pay Your Bill at This Pop-Up Restaurant
Consumers are finally getting something in return for their contribution to earned media.Frozen vegetable brand Birds Eye has launched a pop-up store in London that lets diners pay for their food by t...
08:34 am +05 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director Malik Bendjelloul Dead at 36
Malik Bendjelloul, whose moving re-discovery of musician Rodriguez Searching for Sugar Man won the Oscar for best documentary in 2013, has died. He was 36.Bendjelloul died late Tuesday in Stockho...
08:09 am +05 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable What Europe's 'Right to Be Forgotten' Means for Google (and You)
Should the Internet forget?Do people have the right to have outdated, inaccurate, perhaps embarrassing information about them removed from the web?Addressing that question, the European Court of Justi...
07:56 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Bounce House Blows Away With Three Children Inside — And It's Not The First Time
Two boys were injured after a bounce house in upstate New York blew 50 feet into the air on Monday.Three children — ages 5, 6 and 10 — were inside the bounce house in South Glen Falls, New...
07:29 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable NBA Stars Prepared to Strike if Sterling Still Owns Clippers Next Season
Roger Mason Jr. has never been an NBA star, but he's important for another reason: Mason is vice-president of the National Basketball Players Association (NBAPA), the labor union that reps NBA players...
06:50 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Minuum Announces Keyboard App for Google Glass
Minuum announced plans to bring its super-tiny Android keyboard app to a new platform: Google Glass.The company revealed two ways a keyboard app could work on Glass, and teased three different keyboar...
06:33 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Judge Overturns Same-Sex Marriage Ban in Idaho
An Idaho judge has overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage, declaring it to be unconstitutional, just days after an Arkansas judge made a similar ruling."Idaho’s Marriage Laws withhold f...
06:03 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable What If Rolex Made a Smartwatch? This Concept Design Shows Us
Back in March, the first Android Wear devices were revealed in the form of the Moto 360 and the LG G Watch, traditional-looking watches supercharged with touchscreen interfacesSo far, we've only seen ...
05:15 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Google Glass Now Available to All, No Invitation Needed
If you're among those who have been hoping to get your hands on Google Glass, but could never score an invite or missed the one-day sale, we have good news: Glass is now available to allGoogle announc...
05:03 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Outlook Rolls Out New Features, Looks More Like Gmail
Microsoft added new features to Outlook on Tuesday, making its email client look much more like Gmail. The updates include new ways to filter and organize emails, an undo function, in-line reply and i...
05:03 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Outlook.com Rolls Out New Features, Looks More Like Gmail
Microsoft added new features to Outlook.com on Tuesday, making its email client look much more like Gmail. The updates include new ways to filter and organize emails, an undo function, in-line reply a...
04:43 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' Gets Magical Release Date
The first film in the planned Harry Potter spinoff trilogy will arrive in theaters on Nov. 18, 2016, a Warner Bros. spokesperson confirmed to Mashable on TuesdayAuthor J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. fi...
04:23 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Coal Mine Explosion in Turkey Leaves 151 Dead, Hundreds Trapped
An explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least 151 people, government officials said Tuesday.Approximately 787 miners were underground at the time of the accident, which also i...
04:23 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Turkey Coal Mine Explosion Kills Hundreds, 200 Still Trapped
Last updated on May 14 at 8:10 a.m. ET.An explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least 232 people, and the chance of survival for approximately 200 miners is still unclear.Appro...
03:04 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director Malik Bendjelloul Dead at 36
Malik Bendjelloul, whose moving re-discovery of musician Rodriguez Searching for Sugar Man won the Oscar for best documentary in 2013, has died. He was 36.Bendjelloul died late Tuesday in Stockho...
02:55 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable UN Considers Whether to Ban Killer Robots
The real world is quickly catching up to science fiction as elements that make up movies like Terminator and Robocop have officially become matters of international concern.The United Nations is holdi...
02:55 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable UN Considers Banning Killer Robots
The real world is quickly catching up to science fiction as elements that make up movies like Terminator and Robocop have officially become matters of international concern.The United Nations is holdi...
02:39 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable What Europe's 'Right to Be Forgotten' Means for Google (and You)
Should the Internet forget?Do people have the right to have outdated, inaccurate, perhaps embarrassing information about them removed from the web?Addressing that question, the European Court of Justi...
02:31 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Twitter Is Down for Some Users
Twitter is down for some users, the company confirmed on its blog Tuesday.The first user reports of Twitter downtime started appearing around 2:20 p.m. PT on May 13. At the time of this writing, the s...
02:31 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Twitter Is Back After Brief Disruption
Update May 13, 5:15 p.m. P.T.: Twitter service has returned to normal for mobile and web users, following a brief disruption that caused some to have trouble viewing or sending tweets.The company did ...
02:09 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Super Mario Mashup Will Have You Humming in 8-Bit
Brace yourself, two entertainment Houses are about to collide in an epic mashup.The Shy Guys and Goombas of "Super Mario World" take a page out of Game of Thrones by raising their banners to the HBO s...
02:03 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Boko Haram Won't Stop Nigeria's Mobile Revolution
Boko Haram, the now-notorious terrorist group responsible for kidnapping some 274 school girls from a boarding school in northern Nigeria last month, has made clear its goal of dragging Nigeria away f...
02:03 am -04 - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable What If Rolex Made a Smartwatch? This Concept Design Shows Us
Back in March, the first Android Wear devices were revealed in the form of the Moto 360 and the LG G Watch, traditional-looking watches supercharged with touchscreen interfacesSo far, we've only seen ...
02:01 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable This Is What Kids Think the Future of Space Looks Like
Kids have some awesome ideas about what space really looks like.NASA asked students in grades K-12 in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia to imagine "colorful visions of bold astronauts, interplanetary...
01:50 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable The Net Neutrality Discussion Is Getting Serious: FCC and Politicians Weigh In
The Federal Communications Commission's special counsel for external affairs, Gigi Sohn, took to Twitter on Tuesday to discuss the release of the new proposal that would regulate how Internet service ...
01:45 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable First Look at the Gringotts Ride Inside the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Start saving those Galleons, PotterheadsUniversal Orlando Resort finally lifted the veil on its highly-anticipated new attractions at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter — namely, Gringotts Wiza...
01:37 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable U.S. Providing Intelligence and Surveillance to Search for Nigerian Girls
With its interdisciplinary team firmly in place at the U.S. Embassy in Abuja, United States officials say they have begun contributing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support in the Nige...
01:33 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Russia Wants to Ban U.S. From the Space Station, But NASA Knows Nothing About It
The Russian government will reportedly reject a request from the United States to use the International Space Station after 2020, but NASA said it's not aware of any such changesIt's business as usual...
01:01 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Report: Solange's Attack on Jay Z Sparked by Name-Dropping Friends
Has the mystery of Solange Knowles’ elevator attack on Jay Z finally been solved? One newspaper now has a theory of the case.Citing two anonymous sources, the New York Daily News reported Tuesda...
01:00 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Live Long and Prosper in This $35 Million 'Star Trek' Mansion
This Internet mogul wants to sell his house, and he's asked his real estate agents to make it so.Former CEO of the networking site FriendFinder Marc Bell is selling his gorgeous Florida home to the tu...
12:45 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Tonight You Can See Saturn Next to the Moon
On the evening of May 13, as the moon (just one night from full phase) rises in the east-southeast sky, it will be accompanied by a very bright yellowish-white "star" shining off to its lower left. Th...
12:41 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Lenovo ThinkPad 10 Tablet Is All Business
Following up on the release of its 8-inch ThinkPad tablet in January, Lenovo has taken the wraps off its new 10-inch tablet, the ThinkPad 10While its little brother is primed to compete with the iPad ...
12:30 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable It's Not a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood for Alec Baldwin
There's only one person in this whole world like Alec Baldwin.Tuesday wasn't a very special day for the notoriously quick-tempered 30 Rock actor, whose leisurely afternoon bike ride turned into an ira...
12:29 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Spotify Redesigns Windows Phone App; Still Not as Good as Android or iOS
Spotify released a redesigned Windows Phone app on Tuesday, finally adding the radio, browse and discover features and refreshing the app's user interface. The last was the most noticeable change; the...
12:25 am GMT - Wed, May 14, 2014
Mashable Shipwreck Near Haiti Could Be Remains of Columbus' Santa Maria
Wreckage discovered off the northern coast of Haiti is thought to be the remains of the Santa María, Christopher Columbus' long lost flagship on his journey to the New World more than 500 years a...
11:31 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Texas to Carry Out Execution Despite Inmate's Plea, Recent Controversy
The Texas state government plans to carry out the execution of Robert James Campbell on Tuesday despite the condemned man's Monday appeal for a delayCampbell, who was convicted of raping and murdering...
11:31 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Appeals Court Grants Stay of Execution for Texas Man
Update May 13, 4:45 p.m. ET: Robert James Campbell will not be executed in Texas Tuesday night. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a stay of execution in Campbell's case, stating, "Campbel...
11:30 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Consulting Firm Plans to Offer 'Drone as a Service' Option
On May 12, a strategic consulting firm called 32 Advisors announced the creation of a drone subsidiary it called Measure. Rather than build or sell drones, the new company will offer what it calls ...
11:15 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Your Breath Could Reveal Whether You Have Cancer
If a fingerprint can tell someone who you are, a "breathprint" could reveal how you're doing.That's according to Raed Dweik, the doctor who runs the pulmonary vascular program at the Cleveland Clinic'...
10:45 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Ring the Alarm: The 5 Most Popular Beyonce Conspiracy Theories
Tin foil hats to the left, to the leftConspiracy (or conspironcé, in this case) theorists have something Beyonce-related to talk about again. On Monday, TMZ released footage of an elevator scuffl...
10:44 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Karen Gillan's 'Selfie' TV Series Trailer Mocks Social Media Obsession
OMG. LOL. THIS. That award moment when a new comedy coming to ABC this fall will tell the story about a narcissistic social media maven and her attempt to find a life offline.ABC released the first tr...
10:14 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 26-Year-Old Photojournalist Reportedly Murdered in Central African Republic
A French photographer covering East and Central Africa was killed in the Central African Republic, Reuters reports, citing the president's office.Camille Lepage, 26, last posted that she was traveling...
10:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Wii U May Be Nintendo's Worst-Selling Console Ever
Nintendo's Wii U is well on its way to becoming the worst-selling home console the company has ever produced — even worse than GameCube — according to an earnings report released last week...
10:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Wii U May Be Nintendo's Worst-Selling Home Console Ever
Nintendo's Wii U is well on its way to becoming the worst-selling home console the company has ever produced — even worse than GameCube — according to an earnings report released last week...
10:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Your World Cup Preview From Mashable and Sports Illustrated
After months of slobbery anticipation from soccer fans around the globe, the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is finally upon us — well, almost. The action begins on June 12 and runs through the World C...
09:55 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable EU Wants a 'Right to Be Forgotten,' But the Internet Never Forgets
A top European Union court ruled on Tuesday that consumers can ask Google to remove potentially damaging content about them, also known as the preposterously-named "right to be forgotten." One problem...
09:52 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Apple Is Acquiring Everything These Days
Brace your butts, tech nerds: Apple is acquiring Kohler toilets. Or at least that's the joke behind this parody of the tech giant's reported Beats Electronics acquisitionApple is close to acquiring Dr...
09:51 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Earth Had Its 2nd-Warmest April on Record
Earth just went through its second-warmest April on record, according to preliminary NASA dataThis comes on the heels of the fourth-warmest March, and continues a streak of more than 29 years of globa...
09:48 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Can Motorola Kill the Feature Phone With the Moto E?
With the Moto E, Motorola wants to make the feature phone a relic of the past. By offering a decently performing smartphone for cheap (just $129 in the U.S.), Motorola wants you to ask, "Why wouldn't ...
09:41 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable iOS 8 Could Bring Surface-Style Multitasking to the iPad
iOS 8 for iPad will reportedly bring better multitasking via a split-plane view.The rumor comes from 9to5Mac, citing "sources with knowledge of the enhancement in development." It would let iPad users...
09:35 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Intruder Rams Truck Into Baltimore TV Station, and Staff Turns to Twitter
This story is developing...A Baltimore-area TV station has been evacuated after a person rammed the building with a dump truck and ran inside, ABC Action News reports.The suspect, who police say may b...
09:15 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Bangladesh Leads the World in Small Solar Power Home Installations
Bangladesh is known for its apparel manufacturing industry—and for the conditions faced by garment workers toiling in Dickensian factories for a dollar a day. But according to a report released ...
09:13 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Pro-Russian Separatists Kill Ukrainian Soldiers in Surprise Attack
DONETSK, Ukraine — Seven Ukrainian paratroopers are dead and seven others are wounded after pro-Russian separatist forces ambushed their convoy in a rural village near the flash point city of Kr...
09:13 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Share the Moment That Changed it All in This Week's Photo Challenge
We all have our after-school routines. For some of us, it was a stop by the convenience store on the walk home, or a snack from your best friend's family's cupboards because they always had the good s...
09:11 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Airbnb Debuts Instant Booking Feature in San Francisco, Los Angeles
Airbnb is expanding its last-minute booking options with a new app feature.The new feature is all about instant booking, which has been growing quickly on the apartment-booking service. At the end of ...
08:57 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Microsoft to Launch a Kinect-Free Xbox One for $100 Cheaper
Microsoft dropped the price of the Xbox One to $399 on Tuesday, deciding to sell a version of the console without the Kinect voice and motion control sensorThe cheaper Xbox One represents a shift in ...
08:57 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Channing Tatum Will Play Gambit in Future 'X-Men' Films
Channing Tatum will play the card-slinging, kinetic energy-manipulating mutant Gambit in future X-Men movies, a producer on the film franchise confirmed at the X-Men: Days of Future Past premiere...
08:44 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Ben Affleck as Batman: Batffleck Emerges for a First Look
Holy pectorals, Batman!Batman vs. Superman director Zack Snyder tweeted a first look at Ben Affleck as Batman on Tuesday, a day after teasing with another black-and-white photo of the Batmobile. Thoug...
08:41 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 2 in Florida Show Symptoms of Deadly Middle Eastern Virus
Two healthcare workers at an Orlando-area hospital were exposed to a patient with the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and are now showing symptoms, officials say.See also: 10 Questions ...
08:29 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Evernote Tops 100 Million Users
Evernote has topped the 100 million user mark across its various apps just more than six years after it launched, the company announced in a blog post on Tuesday.The majority of those users were for E...
08:20 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 'Rocky Horror' Fan Time Warps 5 Years to Complete a Tweet
It's pretty easy to forget a tweet — especially one you sent five years ago.But one time-warping Twitter user was in it for the long haul. After 5 long years to the exact minute, the parody acco...
08:16 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Alec Baldwin Arrested, Goes All Alec Baldwin on NYC Cops
The New York City Police Department stopped Alec Baldwin on Tuesday for riding his bicycle the wrong way on Fifth Avenue, then handcuffed and arrested him because he wasn't carrying identification. Th...
08:05 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Sterling Says He's No Racist, Bashes Magic Johnson in CNN Interview
The disgraced owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, Donald Sterling, insisted he's not a racist in an interview with Anderson Cooper on CNN Monday evening.Sterling, who was recently banned from the NBA f...
07:48 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Gchat Is Starting to Look Much More Like Google Hangouts
Some Gmail users noticed a big change to the Gchat feature on Tuesday, which now looks like a lot more like Google's voice and video chat service, Hangouts.The biggest visual update to Gchat is the in...
07:48 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable BitPay Now Top-Funded Bitcoin Startup After Raising $30 Million
There's a new leader in the Bitcoin startup space, at least in terms of funding.BitPay, a bitcoin payment processor, announced Tuesday that it raised a $30 million Series A round of funding, bringing ...
07:30 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Solange Erased All But One Beyonce Photo From Her Instagram Feed
As the world hunts for deeper meaning to the Great Family Feud of our time (a.k.a. the elevator showdown among Jay Z, Solange Knowles and an unmoved Beyonce), there seems to be major passive aggressiv...
07:05 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Xbox Live Gold Requirement May Be Dropped for Netflix, Hulu
Microsoft may be making a major change to its Xbox Live Gold premium service, making it no longer necessary for users to pay extra to access streaming services like Netflix and Hulu directly on the ga...
07:05 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Xbox Live Gold Requirement Dropped for Netflix, Hulu
Update: Microsoft has confirmed that it will be dropping the Xbox Live Gold requirement for access to entertainment apps, including Netflix and Hulu. More details to come.Microsoft may be making a maj...
07:01 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Chris Hadfield Is Removing 'Space Oddity' From YouTube Today
It was the video that made him famous, but now it has to come downCanadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is pulling his "Space Oddity" video from YouTube on TuesdaySee also: Commander Hadfield's Top 5 Mome...
06:49 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable For Marketers, 'One-Size-Fits-All' Doesn’t Fit in Latin America
The world’s biggest brand marketers are seizing the opportunities that LatAm presents as a booming and emerging digital market, but many of them make the mistake of taking a one-size-fits-all ap...
06:44 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Cameras Caught Rep. Joe Garcia Picking His Ear and Eating It
Rep. Joe Garcia (D- Fla.) did what no human should do in public (or ever, really) — he picked his ear and ate it.It all went down during a House Judiciary Committee markup on May 7, during which...
06:44 pm -04 - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Karen Gillan's 'Selfie' TV Series Trailer Mocks Social Media Obsession
OMG. LOL. THIS. That award moment when a new comedy coming to ABC this fall will tell the story about a narcissistic social media maven and her attempt to find a life offline.ABC released the first tr...
06:27 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Pro-Russian Separatist Leader Survives Assassination Attempt in Ukraine
The pro-Russian self-proclaimed governor of the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk survived an assassination attempt on Tuesday, his press office says.Valery Bolotov, who calls himself the "Luhansk Peo...
06:25 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Study: Chocolate and Red Wine Aren't as Healthy as You Think
If you’ve been drinking red wine for "health reasons," a new study might make you scramble for a new excuse.Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine found no association betwee...
05:58 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable NYC Helicopter Pilot Has the Best Job in the World (Probably)
"Are you ready for the best view of your life?," ask Andrew Woods, as he guides the helicopter past the Statue of LibertyThe tourists grin eagerly in anticipation. The chopper turns, and the passenger...
05:51 pm -04 - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Earth Had Its 2nd-Warmest April on Record
Earth just went through its second-warmest April on record, according to preliminary NASA dataThis comes on the heels of the fourth-warmest March, and continues a streak of more than 29 years of globa...
05:33 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Report: Beats Music Had Only 111,000 Subscribers in March
If Apple pays the $3.2 billion to acquire Beats Electronics, it could be paying about $29,000 per Beats customer, according to one report.Beats Electronics, known for its successful line of Beats by D...
05:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Jawbone's Jambox Mini: Still Single, But Looking to Hook Up
Can a Bluetooth speaker be social? That is, can the technology on board help you discover or deepen a connection with others?In the case of the Jawbone Mini Jambox, it just might — at least, now...
05:00 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Square's Receipts May Actually Be Useful
Square on Tuesday will start letting business owners get some market research and PR on the cheap.The company is introducing Square Feedback, a feature on its receipts that asks consumers "How was you...
04:32 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 'Louie' Episodes 3 and 4 Recap: A Tribute to Women
Women: Louis C.K. can't live with 'em, and can't live without 'emAiring just after Mother's Day, episodes 3 and 4 explore Louie's relationships with women — from romantic and platonic to parenta...
04:20 pm -04 - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 'Rocky Horror' Fan Time Warps 5 Years to Complete a Tweet
It's pretty easy to forget a tweet — especially one you sent five years ago.But one time-warping Twitter user was in it for the long haul. After 5 long years to the exact minute, the parody acco...
04:05 pm -04 - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Sterling Says He's No Racist, Bashes Magic Johnson in CNN Interview
The disgraced owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, Donald Sterling, insisted he's not a racist in an interview with Anderson Cooper on CNN Monday evening.Sterling, who was recently banned from the NBA f...
04:01 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable New 'Game of Thrones' Beer Picked By You And Tastes Like Vengeance
If vengeance were bottled up and made to drink, it might have a sweet, fruity finish with a slightly bitter aftertaste. That is, of course, if it came from the land of Westeros.Brewery Ommegang in Coo...
04:01 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable New 'Game of Thrones' Beer Tastes Like Vengeance
If vengeance were bottled up and made to drink, it might have a sweet, fruity finish with a slightly bitter aftertaste. That is, of course, if it came from the land of Westeros.Brewery Ommegang in Coo...
03:58 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Beer Trumps Netflix and Sex on Twitter
A new study compares the frequency of certain terms used on Twitter in U.S. states. As it turns out, people in Florida would rather talk about sex than Netflix, shopping or churchNothing weird there, ...
03:34 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Google Challenged by 'Right to Be Forgotten' Ruling in Europe
Is Google responsible for links to old websites that can hurt your reputation? A top court in the European Union says the answer is yes.The European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that consumers have ...
03:30 pm -04 - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Solange Erased All But One Beyonce Photo From Her Instagram Feed
As the world hunts for deeper meaning to the Great Family Feud of our time (a.k.a. the elevator showdown among Jay Z, Solange Knowles and an unmoved Beyonce), there seems to be major passive aggressiv...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Animals in Bowties Showcase Instagram's Fanciest Furballs
Like the Doctor says: Bowties are cool.Canines, kittens and cuddly creatures of all shapes and sizes are putting on the ritz for Animals in Bow Ties. Perhaps they're the fluffiest fanbase for the popu...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Privacy Group Accuses UK Spy Agency of Hacking Millions of Computers Worldwide
Civil-liberties groups have sued the NSA and its British sister agency, the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), over their spying activities in the wake of whistleblower Edward Snowden's...
03:19 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable H.R. Giger, Man Who Designed the 'Alien' Creature, Dead at 74
Swiss artist Hans-Ruedi Giger has died at the age of 74, Reuters reports quoting Swedish public broadcaster SRF. Giger died as a result of injuries after a fallBest known to the public for designing t...
03:06 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 10 Graduation Caps That Aren't So Funny After All
Some graduates prefer to let their caps do the talkingGraduation season is upon us, and while many students are just happy to receive their diplomas, others seize the moment to make a statement. How d...
03:05 pm -04 - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Xbox Live Gold Requirement Dropped for Netflix, Hulu
Update: Microsoft has confirmed that it will be dropping the Xbox Live Gold requirement for access to entertainment apps, including Netflix and Hulu. More details to come.Microsoft may be making a maj...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 17 Ways the '90s Were Plagued With Awesomeness
The Middle Ages weren't all about the Black Plague and the Crusades. In fact, the Middle Ages — specifically the High of the Mediaeval times — were also an amazing time to be alive.Just im...
02:16 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Stop Calling Tablets 'Mobile'
Stop me if you've heard this one: Two guys are sitting in a Starbucks. One is tapping away on his Macbook Air. The guy next to him is busy pecking as well, on a keyboard attached to his iPad.Yet only ...
02:04 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable The History of Wearable Tech, From the Casino to the Consumer
Wearable technology is perhaps the most prolific trend in the tech industry today.From activity-tracking fitness bands to Google Glass and Oculus Rift, big names are getting involved in the once-niche...
01:30 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable This Smart Lighter Will Help You Quit Smoking
A new Internet-connected lighter called Quitbit will light your cigarette, but wean you off a smoking habit tooA new Kickstarter campaign called Quitbit takes the same monitoring principles embedded i...
12:06 pm GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Motorola Unveils Moto E in India: Dual-SIM Support, 4.3-inch Screen
Although Motorola is slated to officially launch its budget smartphone, the Moto E, at a London event later today, the company already unveiled the device in India, AndroidCentral reportsMotorola Moto...
11:20 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Armless Table Tennis Player Proves Anything Is Possible
Ibrahim Hamato has no arms, but that hasn't stopped him from becoming a top-notch table tennis player.Hamato lost his arms in an accident at age 10, forcing him to find a new way to compete in his fav...
11:06 am -04 - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 10 Graduation Caps That Aren't So Funny After All
Some graduates prefer to let their caps do the talkingGraduation season is upon us, and while many students are just happy to receive their diplomas, others seize the moment to make a statement. How d...
07:55 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable The Body Dryer Blows Water Off Your Body — No Towel Needed
There's a chance your bathroom towel could end up in a retired pile of old cassette tapes and fax machines as something replaced by newer, shinier technology.As part of an effort to shake up the towel...
07:49 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Apple Speeds Up Returns and Refunds to Snag Ecommerce Consumers
As the ecommerce space continues to draw in buyers previously committed to brick-and-mortar stores, exceptional customer service has become ground zero in the battle to win over consumersApple has sig...
07:34 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Cat Lovers Congregate at California Feline Festival Starring Lil Bub
Like something out of a cat-lover’s dream, the second-annual OakCatVidFest celebrates all things feline. Equal parts film festival and street fair, the OakCatVidFest welcomed over 6,000 people o...
06:56 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Samsung's First Tizen Smartphones Are Finally Coming to Russia and India: Report
It looks like the first Tizen-based Samsung smartphones are finally getting closer to release.The Korean electronics giant is preparing to launch a Tizen-based smartphone in Russia and India, accordin...
06:56 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Samsung's First Tizen Smartphones Are Coming to Russia and India: Report
It looks like the first Tizen-based Samsung smartphones are finally getting closer to release.The Korean electronics giant is preparing to launch a Tizen-based smartphone in Russia and India, accordin...
06:31 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Toronto Museum Dissects Beached Whale Carcass, Budget Constraints Pose Problem
A Toronto museum's plans to dissect two blue-whale carcasses found in Newfoundland are under review due to mounting costs.Working with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Royal Ontario Museum and local r...
06:31 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Toronto Museum Dissects Beached Whale Carcass, Tight Budget Poses Problem
A Toronto museum's plans to dissect two blue-whale carcasses found in Newfoundland are under review due to mounting costs.Working with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Royal Ontario Museum and local r...
05:50 am +10 - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable U.S. Women More Likely to Die During Childbirth Today vs. 20 Years Ago
Women in the United States are more likely to die during childbirth today than they were 20 years ago, according to an updated report on maternal mortality trends the World Health Organization (WHO) r...
05:33 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 33 Songs to Embrace the Mixed Emotions of Graduation Day
It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.That's often how graduation day can feel. On one hand, you're being honored for four years of hard work and accomplishments. Plus, you get to look f...
05:30 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Reddit Goes Bananas Over Little Boy's Curious Request
Sometimes, it only takes a piece of fruit and a hungry kid to create a new meme.A curious and hungry young boy named Carter knocked on his neighbor's door in pursuit of a banana. The goods were receiv...
05:06 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable NASA Tweets More Stunning 'Cosmos' Photos for Episode 10, 'The Electric Boy'
Cosmos' latest episode, "The Electric Boy," blends science with an aspirational tale by focusing on the man who figured out how to turn electrical currents into mechanical motion: Michael Farraday.Far...
05:02 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 5 Questions About Team USA's Preliminary World Cup Roster
"The clock is ticking," United States Men's National Team (USMNT) coach Jurgen Klinsmann told reporters during a Monday afternoon conference call. Klinsmann had just done something that seemingly acce...
04:36 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable House Explodes Following Shooting of Police Officer in New Hampshire
A house exploded following a shooting, in which a police officer sustained "serious" injuries, in Brentwood, New Hampshire, according to a reportThe shooting, which took place at 4:45 p.m. ET, may hav...
04:04 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Disgraced Former Director of 92nd Street Y Commits Suicide, Report Says
Sol Adler, the disgraced former executive director of 92nd Street Y, a historically Jewish community center in New York, was found dead of an apparent suicide at his home in Brooklyn Friday, according...
03:36 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 'Frozen's' Queen Elsa Joins 'Once Upon A Time' For Season Four
Disney's newest and iciest heroine has come to Storybrooke.The ABC show Once Upon A Time teased during its season finale on May 11th that Queen Elsa will be joining their cast of fairy tale characters...
03:18 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 'Edge of Tomorrow' Learned Everything it Knows From Gamers
Gamers have known for a long time that the ability to reset is the most valuable learning tool in games. Now Tom Cruise's next film seems to take one from their playbook.In the new trailer for Edge of...
02:20 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Rare Set of Twins Born Holding Hands in the Delivery Room
A very pregnant Sarah Thistlethwaite was waiting in the hospital in Akron, Ohio, for 57 days for her twin girls to arrive, unsure how healthy they would be when the time finally came.Then, on Friday &...
02:20 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Rare Set of Twins Hold Hands Moments After Birth
A very pregnant Sarah Thistlethwaite was waiting in the hospital in Akron, Ohio, for 57 days for her twin girls to arrive, unsure how healthy they would be when the time finally came.Then, on Friday &...
02:10 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable What Irreversible Antarctic Ice Melt Could Mean for Some U.S. Cities
New studies released on Monday show that a large portion of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet may have begun a slow but "unstoppable" collapse, with the demise of these glaciers taking place sometime durin...
01:44 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Photos Show Off What Could Be Apple's Larger iPhone 6
The iPhone 6 rumor mill is now so full of 3D-rendered and photoshopped mock-ups posing as the real thing that it's nearly impossible to tell which ones are real and which are fake. But occasionally, a...
01:42 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 'Community' Creator Dan Harmon to Fans: Stand Down, for Now
When NBC announced it was cancelling Community, the cult of Greendale fired up the outrage machine in hopes of saving the show. Everybody, that is, but the grand poobah himself.“I honestly think...
01:41 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 'The Simpsons' and 'Family Guy' Crossover Episode Is Nearly Here
The Simpsons wild child Bart looks as though he'll be taking Family Guy's Stewie Griffin under his mischievous wing this fall when Fox brings their animated families together.Fox teased The Simpsons G...
01:39 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable AT&T Nears $50 Billion Acquisition of DirecTV
Acquisition talks between AT&T and DirecTV continue to progress, with the companies just weeks away from a deal worth roughly $50 billion, according to reportsThe deal would make DirecTV a semi-in...
01:33 am -04 - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable 33 Songs to Embrace the Mixed Emotions of Graduation Day
It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.That's often how graduation day can feel. On one hand, you're being honored for four years of hard work and accomplishments. Plus, you get to look f...
01:07 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Everyone Wants to Buy a Michael Sam Jersey
Welcome to Michael Sam mania.After Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams on the third day of the NFL Draft, making him the first openly gay football player to enter the draft, people began scrambling ...
01:06 am -04 - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable NASA Tweets More Stunning 'Cosmos' Photos for Episode 10, 'The Electric Boy'
Cosmos' latest episode, "The Electric Boy," blends science with an aspirational tale by focusing on the man who figured out how to turn electrical currents into mechanical motion: Michael Farraday.Far...
01:02 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Clay Aiken's Primary Opponent Found Dead
The man who ran against former American Idol star Clay Aiken in a North Carolina congressional primary is dead, the Courier-Tribune reports.Keith Crisco, 71, was found dead in his home, a representati...
01:00 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable The 14 Types of Twitter Users You'll Mute First
It's going to be a quiet summer on Twitter.The network announced on Monday a new mute feature that allows users the option to silence followers without completely blocking or unfollowing them.See also...
12:39 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable CDC Confirms Second Case of Deadly Middle Eastern Virus in the U.S.
Calling it an "unwelcome but not unexpected" development, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Florida Department of Health officials announced on Monday that they are investigating...
12:35 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Microsoft Needs to Go Full Force With Surface Mini, and Not Look Back
If Microsoft’s Surface Mini isn’t every bit as good as Apple’s iPad mini, I’m not sure they should even bother.Apple’s tiny tablet isn’t perfect, but it is, without...
12:34 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable Inside Nigeria's Information Vacuum
CNN anchor Isha Sesay tweeted on May 2 that she had arrived in Nigeria as part of growing CNN team gathered there for the network's coverage of missing Nigerian schoolgirlsThe group of hundreds of gir...
12:29 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable NBC Promises 'Heroes' Spinoff Will Include Characters From Original
We're one step closer to NBC lifting the veil off of which characters from Tim Kring's superhero TV drama Heroes will appear in the Heroes Reborn comeback miniseries."Some familiar faces from the show...
12:03 am GMT - Tue, May 13, 2014
Mashable The 'Game of Thrones' 'Monty Python' Connection You Missed
There may be a war going on in Westeros, but that doesn't mean they don't have time to joke around across the Narrow SeaDuring a recent interview, Game of Thrones linguist David Peterson revealed a Va...
11:40 pm GMT - Mon, May 12, 2014
Mashable NBC's 6 New Fall Shows Mark Return of Katherine Heigl, Debra Messing
"All the President's men are nothing compared to her," splashed across the big screen Monday — to promote the TV slogan for NBC's new fall drama State of Affairs — during the network's an...
11:31 pm GMT - Mon, May 12, 2014
Mashable Sneak Peek at the New Batmobile for 'Batman vs. Superman'
It's not quite as chunky or militaristic as Christopher Nolan's "Tumbler" from the Dark Knight trilogy. And it's certainly not as campy as Tim Burton's reimagining of the Caped Crusader's ride. But it...
11:23 pm GMT - Mon, May 12, 2014
Mashable Donald Sterling: 'I Was Baited' Into a 'Terrible Mistake'
Donald Sterling was "baited" into making a "terrible, terrible mistake," the disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner told CNN's Anderson Cooper in his first interview since an audio recording of him maki...
11:15 pm GMT - Mon, May 12, 2014
Mashable How to Score a Job at a Completely Virtual Company
Maybe the breaking point was when you were pushing and shoving your way onto a too-crowded train just to spend the next hour sandwiched between two hygiene-deficient fellow commuters; or maybe it was ...
10:46 pm GMT - Mon, May 12, 2014
Mashable BuzzFeed COO Steps Down, Joins Lerer Ventures as Advisor
BuzzFeed's chief operating officer and president Jon Steinberg has stepped down from his role at the viral content site.He will remain with BuzzFeed as an advisor for the next six months. Steinberg wi...
10:46 pm GMT - Mon, May 12, 2014
Mashable BuzzFeed COO Steps Down, Joins Lerer Ventures as Adviser
BuzzFeed's chief operating officer and president Jon Steinberg has stepped down from his role at the viral content site.He will remain with BuzzFeed as an adviser for the next six months. Steinberg wi...
10:22 pm GMT - Mon, May 12, 2014
Mashable Adios, Over-Tweeters: Twitter Finally Adds a Mute Button
Twitter has announced the addition of a mute feature for users of its website and the company's app on iOS and AndroidThe first hints that such a change might be on the way came earlier in May when a ...
10:01 pm GMT - Mon, May 12, 2014
Mashable The Drunkest Countries in the World, Mapped
The average person who is 15 or older, globally, drinks 26.2 cups of pure alcohol in a given year, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO). That equates to a little less tha...
09:56 pm GMT - Mon, May 12, 2014
Mashable Drone Beat: Oculus-Piloted Quadrocopters, Iran's Copycat Drone and More
The U.S. government uses them to bomb alleged terrorists in far-away places. Tech companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook are all toying with the idea of using them, and now they're a photographer'...
09:55 pm GMT - Mon, May 12, 2014
Mashable Solange Knowles' Alleged Attack on Jay Z Ignites Twitter Comedy Hour
Hell hath no fury like a ticked-off sister-in-law.Jay Z learned this the hard way