Jam out on-the-go with this $32 wireless Bluetooth speaker from Anker - 16分前  Mashable

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Who doesn't love cranking some tunes while you're doing work around the house? This wireless Bluetooth speaker is the perfect companion for that, and it's 20% off. The SoundCore 2 from Anker boasts more clarity and a bigger bass output than its predecessor. The battery lasts up to 24 hours (or 500 songs) on a single charge, and it's waterproof and dustproof so you can listen just about anywhere. The SoundCore 2 wireless speaker costs $40, but you can save $8 today and grab one for $32. ...more
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Jennifer Lawrence on nude photo hack: 'I feel like I got gang-banged by the f—king planet' - 19分前  Mashable

In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter's Awards Chatter podcast, Jennifer Lawrence revisits her impressive career at the age of 27, and the iCloud hack in 2014 that put her nude photos onto the web. "I feel like I got gang-banged by the fucking planet," she said frankly in the episode. "Like, there's not one person in the world that is not capable of seeing these intimate photos of me." SEE ALSO: Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone weigh in on Hollywood's problem with women — and what to do next "When the hacking thing happened, it was so unbelievably violating that you can't even put ...more
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This school plans to create an 'unsafe space' and it's causing controversy - 36分前  Mashable

A grammar school in Kent, England, is under scrutiny again for reasons that are loosely connected to the alt-right movement in the U.S.  SEE ALSO: Alt-right blogger Milo Yiannopoulos banned from speaking at his former school Simon Langton grammar school for boys in Canterbury was under fire last year for inviting former pupil Milo Yiannopoulous, to speak at the school.  Now it has announced plans to create an "unsafe space" to discuss texts including Mein Kampf and topics such as the infamous memo by ex-Google employee James Damore, who claimed there are "biological causes" that prev...more
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Pick up the new Amazon Fire 10 for less than $100 - 53分前  Mashable

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. It's no question that Amazon has some great deals leading up to Black Friday, and its latest tablet, the Amazon Fire HD 10, is no exception. It's currently up for grabs for 33% off, so you may totally want to add this to your holiday shopping list. SEE ALSO: On Black Friday, these are the products to buy directly from Samsung The tablet boasts up to 64 GB of internal memory and 10 hours of battery life. The screen also has more than 2 million pixels so you can fully immerse yourself in your f...more
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Neil Patrick Harris reveals his next trick: writing a magic novel for kids - 54分前  Mashable

Neil Patrick has a new trick up his sleeve. Harris, currently starring in Netflix's adaptation of Daniel Handler's A Series of Unfortunate Events, is known for doing, well, a bit of everything in the entertainment industry — He sings, he acts, he performs magic, he's a producer. And now he has a new title to add to his extensive resume: children's book author. In November, Harris will debut his first novel for young readers, The Magic Misfits. SEE ALSO: Neil Patrick Harris' family Halloween portrait is here, and it's absolutely perfect The book stars runaway street magician Carter who, a...more
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We spoke to four people doing amazing things in their community about why they give back - 1時間前  Mashable

It’s no secret that taking time out of your busy life to give back to your community is a good idea — it has even been found to help improve your health. But for some people, giving back is not only second nature but also their life’s work.  We spoke with four people who are doing amazing things in their local communities across the country to learn more about what they’re doing and why it is so important to them.  A vision for literacy Image: KATHRYN STARKEAs a former elementary school teacher, literacy education has always been important to Kathryn Starke....more
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Amazon has a great sale on power tools today that your dad will love - 1時間前  Mashable

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you're scrambling to find the right power tools for that DIY addict on your holiday shopping list, then Porter-Cable has got you covered by shaving at least 30% off their best-selling power tools. Each of them belong to the 20-volt series, which basically just means they're powered by 20-volt batteries and are therefore cordless. SEE ALSO: Target's Black Friday Deals are here and they're offering massive savings Lithium Ion Drill This power drill is usually pretty handy for any DIY job. I...more
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Tywin Lannister from 'Game of Thrones' narrating this nature doc parody is adorably epic - 1時間前  Mashable

What if the epic nature documentary series Savage Kingdom featured kittens & puppies instead of lions & hyenas? Presenting Savage Cuties narrated by Charles Dance of Game of Thrones. For weekly installments of Savage Cuties, be sure to subscribe to the Mashable Watercooler on YouTube! Read more...More about Animals, Mashable Video, Nature, Game Of Thrones, and Documentary
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These human turkeys can roam prison-free thanks to Trump - 1時間前  Mashable

Conservationists, relax. President Trump should be lauded for all of the work he's done to protect America's vulnerable human turkeys. On Tuesday, the president will pardon some elitist poultry for the White House's annual turkey pardon ceremony. Far too little attention, however, has been given to the actual human turkeys Trump has pardoned throughout his first year in office. SEE ALSO: Sorry, Cards Against Humanity can't stop Trump's wall Both venal and dumb, human turkeys are one of the most at-risk turkey species in America. Few people are willing to come to the defense of human turkeys ou...more
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Elizabeth Warren gets real about Trump's racial slurs and the importance of fighting against the tax bill - 1時間前  Mashable

First female Senator Elizabeth Warren made an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert  last night where she talked about Trump, her refusal to keep quiet, and the tax bill. Colbert started off by reading a tweet by Trump in which he refers to Warren as Pocahontas. Warren responded by saying, "Donald Trump thinks if he's going to start one of these tweets to me with some kind of racist slur, that he's going to shut me up. It didn't work in the past, it's not going to work in the future."   For the duration of the interview, Warren took the time to explain the importance on fo...more
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Uber makes it harder to give drivers bad ratings - 18分前  Mashable

Ask any Uber driver for their biggest gripes and ratings will very likely be near the top of list. Now, Uber is trying to address some of its drivers' biggest complaints about ratings. The company introduced four updates to driver ratings that will make it more difficult for riders to give drivers poor ratings and make the process easier to understand for both. SEE ALSO: Flying taxis could be here by 2020 thanks to Uber On the driver side, the biggest change is that Uber passengers will no longer be able to give drivers four stars or less without explaining why they're doing so. The change wil...more
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People were all too happy to show respect for THEIR 'Justice League' on Twitter - 30分前  Mashable

Justice League is far from the hit that Warner Bros. and DC were expecting. It has effectively failed at the box office on opening weekend and critics don’t seem to be too fond of it either. People have even signed a petition hoping to get an exclusive and more cohesive cut of Zach Snyder’s version of the film released. SEE ALSO: Saving the world is possible with cardboard in this behind the scenes of our 'Justice League' homemade trailer At this point, it is safe to say the movie has been an underwhelming flop. So, of course fans created a meme to help them cope with this lacklust...more
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Don't believe that 'Aretha Franklin is dead' tweet - 45分前  Mashable

The daily lesson on debunking fake news is from the textbook on verification.  SEE ALSO: Aretha Franklin to film festival: R-E-S-P-E-C-T my concert footage Take this tweet, which went viral early this morning and is still live:  It Is With Sad News That We Announce The Passing Of The Queen Of Soul Aretha Franklin 1942-2017#RipArethaFranklin #ArethaFranklin pic.twitter.com/LPH571dlix — Aretha Franklin (@ArethaFrankIinn) November 21, 2017 Fans on social media were literally freaking out. It didn't help that the fake Twitter account had the same profile and cover pictures of the...more
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Android phones are tracking your location even when you tell them not to - 53分前  Mashable

Google, your friendly Internet tech giant that totally doesn't know everything about you, has been secretly tracking Android users' locations even when they've opted out of location service tracking.  Quartz first discovered the suspect location collection on several Android devices and Google confirmed to the website it was only doing so to "further improve the speed and performance of message delivery." Google says it will discontinue the practice by the end of this month. SEE ALSO: The OnePlus 5T would've been one of the year's best phones if not for its bad cameras According to Quartz...more
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It would take a pretty self-confident person to rock this bike visor - 57分前  Mashable

Bouclier is an attachable bike visor that can snap on and off your existing helmet. It reportedly blocks 98% of harmful UVA rays as well as protect your face from wind, rain, and bugs. A visor costs $54.99. Read more...More about Sports, Sun, Cycling, Protect, and Wind
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'CBS This Morning' anchors respond to Charlie Rose allegations the way you should - 1時間前  Mashable

Television host Charlie Rose is the latest media man to be accused of sexual misconduct, and his female colleagues are weighing in. After The Washington Post reported that eight women had come forward to speak out against Rose on Monday, CBS This Morning's Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell addressed the allegations on air, acknowledging Rose was their co-worker but making it clear they stand with the women who came forward. SEE ALSO: Longtime television host Charlie Rose accused of groping women and exposing himself "It takes a lot of courage for these women to come forward and I ...more
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Explosive 'New Yorker' piece sheds more light on Harvey Weinstein's payouts — and his brother's involvement - 1時間前  Mashable

A new New Yorker article provides a more detailed look at the legal gymnastics employed by Harvey Weinstein and Miramax to silence victims of Weinstein's alleged sexual assault and harassment. A former employee described her exhausting experience trying to accuse and persecute Weinstein for allegedly assaulting her assistant, a twisted ordeal that ended in a payoff from Bob Weinstein's personal bank account. SEE ALSO: Harvey Weinstein reportedly hired private investigators to discredit accusers One of the most damning parts of the piece is that Bob Weinstein, who previously claimed to be unawa...more
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Skype disappears from app stores in China, including Apple's - 1時間前  Mashable

Tumbleweeds are a-blowin' through app stores in China, as unmonitored and foreign-run communication tools continue to vanish. The latest is Skype, which has been missing from Chinese app stores — including Apple's — for a month, according to the New York Times. The Times' investigation says the move may indicate a crackdown by President Xi Jinping's administration on privacy, encrypted communication, and "internet freedoms." A new cybersecurity law the government instituted in June, which includes language that justifies widespread removal of non-compliant apps, may be politically ...more
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One company raised $375,000 in cryptocurrency—then disappeared from the internet - 1時間前  Mashable

Confido was the light in the dark that promised better times ahead. After a string of Initial Coin Offerings that brought buyers nothing but grief (and lost money), the scrappy little startup become the darling of the crypto world. It was only raising $400,000. It was running lean.  But now, just two weeks after the ICO ended, the project's website and founders are all gone, and the price of the Confido token (CFD) is near zero.  SEE ALSO: How to make sure you don't get swindled in an ICO To see why Confido was successful — at first, at least — we need to go a little furt...more
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This futuristic library is an architectural marvel, but its walls are lined with fake books - 1時間前  Mashable

Tianjin Binhai Library just opened its doors in China, but many of its bookshelves are lined with fake books. The interior and exterior design is stunning, but the fast-track construction process led MVRDV, the architecture firm commissioned with the project, to abandon their plans on making the upper bookshelf floors accessible through rooms behind the auditorium. A more detailed story on this controversy can be found here. Read more...More about China, Books, Mashable Video, Architecture, and Bookshelf
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