Ripples in space and time carry the future of space science - 6分前  Mashable

Billions of years ago, two black holes merged in a violent explosion that rippled the fabric of our universe. Those cosmic ripples — known as gravitational waves — produced by this collision spread far and wide in all directions, carrying with them information about the black holes that brought them into being.  In September 2015, that information made it to Earth. While these weren't the first gravitational waves to reach our planet, they were the first we could observe.  SEE ALSO: Einstein was right: Scientists detect gravitational waves for the first time Two powerful ...more
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Never mind the Oscars, Britain hosted its own awards ceremony... for kebabs - 32分前  Mashable

The world watched the Oscars with bated breath on Sunday night, but another awards ceremony was also taking place with something of a more culinary focus. Britain hosted its very own equivalent of the Oscars — the British Kebab Awards. Nice.  SEE ALSO: You can now get paid to shove chocolate into your face hole With 1.3 million kebabs sold every day across Britain, it's safe to say the much-loved kebab is an institution in the UK.  Seventeen kebab shops from across the UK won awards in categories ranging from Best Kebab Van to Best Fine Dining Restaurant. The winner of the keba...more
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Despite the envelope flub at the Oscars, 'Moonlight' wins Best Picture and that's what matters - 56分前  Mashable

The takeaway from the Oscars this year shouldn't be the historic envelope screw-up that led to 'La La Land' getting the Best Picture award for like two minutes. It's that 'Moonlight's' win is historic. It's the first time a film featuring an LGBT character has won.  It's also the first time an all-black cast has won.  Read more...More about Screw Up, Envelope, Ryan Gosling, Mahershala Ali, and Real Time Video
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Dodge baggage fees with this jacket that doubles as a secret carry-on luggage - 1時間前  Mashable

The Airport Jacket features several compartments to store everything you need for travel and cuts out those pesky baggage fees. Read more...More about Flight Baggage, Real Time Video, Real Time Video, Stylish Jacket, and Carry On Luggage
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The Oscars made a big mistake during the In Memoriam - 1時間前  Mashable

A lot of famous people died in 2016 — producer Jan Chapman wasn't one of them. The Oscars on Sunday accidentally put a picture of the Australian producer instead of designer Janet Patterson during its In Memoriam portion of the show. SEE ALSO: Oscars 2017: Full winners list Patterson, who designed looks for films including Far From the Madding Crowd and The Piano, died in October 2016. Chapman, a producer who is still alive, worked with Patterson on films such as The Piano and Bright Star.  Chapman confirmed the mistake, and her vitality, to Variety Monday morning....more
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Everyone's doing it in Ariana Grande and Future's video for 'Everyday' - 2時間前  Mashable

Ariana Grande collaborated with Future on the track 'Everyday' which is on her 2016 album Dangerous Woman. The song is all about sex — all the time, anywhere, whenever the mood strikes. And so is the newly released video. For three-and-a-half minutes, the camera swings lazily through a nondescript city as passers-by pause to gawk at random couples getting it on in all sorts of places. The street, the office, the laundromat, even the bus.  The new video arrives just weeks after Grande hit back at sexist trolls on Twitter for treating her like a prize to be won.  Read more... Mor...more
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India's prime minister wants everyone to tell their friends about this app - 2時間前  Mashable

After creating a cash vacuum in the country, India's prime minister wants citizens to give digital payment solutions a try. And he needs the help of the countrymen for that.  On Sunday, Narendra Modi appealed to all the residents of India to promote BHIM, a mobile payments app that his government launched in December last year. Modi is urging every Indian to spread the word to their friends, and more.  SEE ALSO: India wants to make credit and debit cards obsolete for payments "I appeal to the people that each of us should teach at least 125 persons about downloading BHIM App and proc...more
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McDonalds is coming for hipsters and their artisanal coffee - 3時間前  Mashable

We've all been there. You're standing in a super-hip coffee shop, scouring the intimidating list of obscure-looking hot drinks. But, all you really want is a good old fashioned coffee.Well, McDonald's UK's latest video pokes fun of hipster coffee shops, lifting the lid — pun intended — on the thoughts many have had while ordering coffees from oh-so-hip cafés.The video — which has been viewed more than 500,000 times — takes the piss out of the complicated contraptions, expensive price tags, silly wi-fi passwords and unusual crockery often spotted in hipster coffee s...more
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India's financial capital is also its richest city and home to its wealthiest man - 3時間前  Mashable

Mumbai, India's financial capital and also home to its richest man, is the country's wealthiest city ahead of national capital Delhi and the IT city of Bangalore — also known as India's Silicon Valley.  SEE ALSO: Mumbai gets India's largest free public Wi-Fi network According to the New World Wealth report, Mumbai is home to 46,000 millionaires and 28 billionaires along with a total wealth of $820 billion.  Capital Delhi is home to 23,000 millionaires and 18 billionaires with a total wealth of $450 billion, while Bangalore with a total wealth of $320 billion houses 7,700 millio...more
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Lily Allen quits Twitter after trolls attack her over son's death - 4時間前  Mashable

Lily Allen has taken a break from Twitter following a barrage of abuse from online trolls over the weekend. The singer was attacked after revealing she has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after her son was stillborn at six months in 2010. SEE ALSO: Lily Allen's Rufus Wainwright cover for the Women's March will give you chills Allen's friend Dennis has since taken over her account and is blocking trolls in an effort to stop the abuse.  Hi , I'm Dennis,I'll be looking after lily's twitter for a while.I can only communicate in gif form,and I'm going on a hate blocking spree. — L...more
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You can now watch YouTube on Comcast's X1 - 13分前  Mashable

Competition between Google and Comcast keeps heating up—but that doesn't mean they can't work together. Comcast announced the introduction of YouTube to its X1 platform on Monday, putting YouTube, Google's video behemoth in position to pursue its subscription ambitions. Comcast subscribers with the X1 service will now be able to browse and watch YouTube's video library through their TV interface. Some YouTube content will also appear in the X1's "On Demand" menu.  Image: comcastThe deal provides YouTube with a slot on one of the biggest U.S. cable TV platforms alongside other prem...more
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John Oliver compares the Republican replacement for Obamacare with a thong - 52分前  Mashable

Republicans want to repeal Obamacare, but they are discovering (finally) that many people actually need the health care coverage that the Affordable Care Act provides to survive. John Oliver dedicated a segment to Obamacare on Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight, explaining its benefits and its weaknesses. He also points out that Republicans haven't come up with any sort of viable alternative to Obamacare, despite the fact that they want to get rid of it so desperately. Oliver also compares Obamacare with a goat, and the closest thing the Republicans have to a plan with a thong. Classic. Rea...more
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Steve Harvey slyly jokes about Oscars blunder after everyone drags him into it - 1時間前  Mashable

As you probably know by now, a monumental mistake occurred at the end of the Oscars on Sunday night. La La Land was announced as winner of Best Picture, and the entire cast and crew had already gone up to the stage to accept the award before it was discovered that in fact Moonlight was the rightful winner. We now know the blunder was the result of presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty having been given the wrong envelope. However, in the heat of the moment, responses and reactions were flying fast and hot on Twitter, and inevitably Steve Harvey was mentioned. He was mentioned many times. S...more
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Cookie Monster and Kerri Doherty to host 'The Mashable Show' at SXSW, live on Twitter - 1時間前  Mashable

Can't make it to SXSW in Austin this year? Fear not. Mashable and Twitter have you covered. This year, we're partnering with Twitter to stream "The Mashable Show" at SXSW 2017. We'll be delivering a lively stream of obsessive SXSW coverage, focused on the best of Interactive, Film and Music, and we’ll dive into all things Austin. The 90-minute show will stream exclusively on Twitter on March 10, 11 and 12 at 1pm EST.  Yes, that's right. We'll be live right on your Twitter feed. So no matter where you are, you'll have a front row seat to the best live music, film, comedy, and tacos t...more
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Chrissy Teigen was definitely asleep during the Oscars - 1時間前  Mashable

It doesn't matter if you're riding a subway or in the audience during Hollywood's biggest night—you gotta respect the subtle nap.  Chrissy Teigen understands this, and her ability to nap anywhere was fortunately demonstrated at the 89th Academy Awards where she was caught snoozing through some of the important moments of the night.  SEE ALSO: Justin Timberlake had everyone dancing with his opening Oscars number Chrissy. Is. Asleep 😂 pic.twitter.com/sCZy5Q9ODn — Molls (@MolllyMack) February 27, 2017 The camera occasionally panned to audience members like Meryl St...more
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Fujifilm under fire for sexist camera demo featuring topless female model - 2時間前  Mashable

Fujifilm UK is facing criticism for featuring a topless female model in a demonstration of its new camera, the medium format GFX 50s. SEE ALSO: Fujifilm unveils trio of powerful, retro cameras with built-in Wi-Fi Photographer Danny North — who attended the demo of the £6,000 ($7,445) camera  — took to Twitter to express his anger and disappointment at the brand.  1. So disappointed @Fujifilm_UK today. I paid to do a hands on test of the new GFX 50s - and after 1 hour of tech discussion they bring out — Danny North (@dannynorthphoto) February 24, 2017 2. a to...more
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Meryl Streep's hilarious reaction to that Oscars mix-up is the perfect meme for 2017 - 3時間前  Mashable

There have been many reactions to what will go down in history as the biggest screw-up in Oscars history — but nothing can even remotely beat Meryl Streep's face in the audience. SEE ALSO: Oscars 2017: Full winners list Just look at her:  Meryl Streep: still acting the most, even in a real life crisis pic.twitter.com/iczsyZwvzZ — Andrew Chow (@andrewrchow) February 27, 2017  Closer: meryl streep's face from that backstage #oscars feed when she realized what was happening with moonlight is hilarious pic.twitter.com/vivnECpMHj — karen (⊙ヮ⊙) (@mag...more
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The White Helmets aren't happy about their Oscar win for a very important reason - 3時間前  Mashable

Netflix finally won an Oscar for the 40-minute documentary The White Helmets, although the director, Syrian cinematographer Khaled Khatib, was reportedly denied entry to the U.S. at the last minute.  SEE ALSO: Netflix and Amazon finally win Oscars The White Helmets, which is streaming on Netflix, is a harrowing look at the Syria Civil Defense, a group of ordinary Syrians who work tirelessly to rescue civilians affected by the civil war and extract people from the rubble.  A story of modern day heroism. Congrats to #TheWhiteHelmets team! Winner of The Academy Award for Best Documenta...more
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University student takes on student political party with viral online campaign, gets rape threats - 4時間前  Mashable

A 20-year-old student from Delhi University (DU) has been receiving rape threats on social media, according to reports. Gurmehar Kaur, a student of Lady Shri Ram College, has been viciously attacked by right-wingers for starting an online campaign against ABVP, the student wing of India's ruling political party, which clashed with students and journalists in a city college on Wednesday. SEE ALSO: India's ruling party got volunteers to troll its critics, claims new book Kaur took a stand against the issue and came under the face of attack. “I have been getting a lot of threats on social m...more
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Twitter can't get enough of Dev Patel and Andrew Garfield's bromance at the Oscars - 4時間前  Mashable

We have very bad news for Ryan Reynolds.  SEE ALSO: Oscars 2017: Full winners list It looks like Andrew Garfield has a new bromance, just weeks after the two made out upon losing the Golden Globes' Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy to Ryan Gosling.  At the Academy Awards ceremony, Garfield was pictured in a very warm embrace with Lion star and fellow Oscar nominee Dev Patel.  Many people on Twitter couldn't cope with the cuteness and openly asked for the two actors to kiss:  1) let andrew garfield kiss another man at this award show2) let it be dev patel — ASYA (@co...more
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