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Feast your eyes on NASA's stunning 'farewell to Pluto' photo

NASA just released a new photo of everyone's favorite dwarf planet, and it's something to behold. Taken from 120,000 miles behind Pluto by NASA's New Horizons, the shot perfectly captures Pluto's blue haze. SEE ALSO: NASA may put astronauts on the first flight of its new mega-rocket The photo's the ...

Alex Jones apologized for stoking the Pizzagate conspiracy theory, but all these protesters don't care

Conspiracy theory peddling InfoWars host Alex Jones apologized on Friday for spreading the unfounded conspiracy theory that a D.C. pizza restaurant was at the center of a child sex-abuse ring run by Hillary Clinton. But outside the White House on Saturday, the theoretical audience for InfoWars and ...

Dangerous, explosive hoverboards are still lurking, and here's another recall to remind you of it

Here we go again. Following the tragic deaths of two children in Pennsylvania caused by a hoverboard fire earlier this month, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission just announced the recall of yet another hoverboard brand. SEE ALSO: The rise and fall of the hoverboard The brand is Los ...

10 things to look out for in the brand new 'Justice League' trailer

The first Justice League trailer has exploded onto the internet, and it's a lot to take in. There are new characters, new lines, new moves, new reasons to cheer, and new reasons to be worried. SEE ALSO: The new 'Justice League' trailer is here, omg, omg, breathe, please everyone just breathe, ...

Here's what it's like waiting in line with fans at Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds' memorial

LOS ANGELES,For Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds fans, getting a wristband to the stars' public memorial was of a galactic proportion: A rare, once-in-a-lifetime event. It meant they were guaranteed a seat in the Hall of Freedom at the Forest Lawn Cemetery, where the memorial is taking place later ...

Robots are plotting to make your salads

'Casabots' creates robots to help restaurants with food prep. Their first robot, "Sally," makes salads.

15 great excuses to not go out tonight

It's a tale as old as time: you'll make plans at 10 a.m., bright-eyed and fresh from your first cup of coffee. "Yes," you'll say to your friends. "I would love to do that thing tonight." Around 3, though, you'll start to have doubts , scary doubts. Do you really have enough energy for a whole thing? ...

Please forgive Ed Sheeran for forgetting the words to his own song in front of the entire world

During his Red Nose Day telethon performance on Friday, pop star and baby doppelganger Ed Sheeran briefly forgot the words to his song "What Do I Know." Okay, let's just get this joke outWhat does he know? Not the words! Boom. Roasted. SEE ALSO: Ed Sheeran's new music video has a very bizarre twist ...

In 1939, evicted sharecroppers held a roadside protest that captivated the nation

Image: Library of CongressIn January 1939, motorists on highways in the “Bootheel” of southeastern Missouri began reporting a strange sight: thousands of sharecropper families were camped out on the roadside, their meager possessions piled around them, exposed to the wintry cold.The ...

That awkward moment when Republicans failed to kill Obamacare but they bought boastful TV ads anyway and now they're airing, LOL

Opponents of Donald Trump's failed healthcare bill got a big, meme-filled laugh yesterday. But fans of both basketball and the Affordable Care Act? Well, they got perhaps the biggest laugh of all. According to a report from Deadspin, a PAC called American Action Network purchased a series of ads ...

The surprising origins of your f*cking favorite swear words

As a society, we like to swear. Swear words have a strange power over us. It starts when we are young, when they are deliciously taboo. Then, as we age, our dependence on swear words increases to the point where as an adult, we find that the magnitude of our emotions can only be captured by cursing. ...

The internet is arguing about pulp in your orange juice and now you have to pick a side

You need only to Google "pineapple pizza" to know the internet loves itself a good food fight. The latest debate tearing friends, families, and lovers apart? Pulp vsno-pulp. Our personal opinion? Pulp's delicious. It's juice, and then some. But we're just the documentarian, not the dictator, so ...

Uber's self-driving car crashes in Arizona

Uber's very bad, not-at-all-great 2017 just got a whole hell of a lot worse. But this time, somehow, the problem isn't human interactions in the workplace, but self-driving cars on the road. On Friday, photos posted to Twitter revealed an Uber self-driving car flipped over on its side after being ...

'Feud' star Alfred Molina reveals whether he's ever seen an on-set rivalry like Bette and Joan's

Alfred Molina may have nabbed one of his finest roles yet, thanks to a filmmaker that's been dead nearly as long as the actor's been working. That's because director Robert Aldrich didin't give Molina the part - he is the part. With a movie and TV career that spans nearly four decades - including ...

It's official: Uber's Travis Kalanick and Emil Michael are actually the worst

In case there was still any doubt, Uber's top executives are really terrible. A report in The Information out Friday night alleges that CEO Travis Kalanick and Senior Vice President of Business Emil Michael took Uber staffers to,wait for it,an escort-karaoke bar in Seoul, where male Uber managers ...

The new 'Justice League' trailer is here, omg, omg, breathe, please everyone just breathe, akjsdhfgkas;

The Justice League is ready to report for duty. Warner Bros. has dropped the latest trailer for their DC superhero extravaganza, which brings together Batman , Wonder Woman , Aquaman , the Flash and Cyborg in the name of fighting evil. All the core members first appeared in Batman v Superman: Dawn ...

2016 Election: Where are they now?

The 2016 election felt like it lasted an entire lifetime. It also feels like it's been an entire lifetime since it ended. It has truly felt like years since we were able to wake up and not worry if our president had started a nuclear war via Twitter while we were sleeping. It's hard to remember a ...

Get rich slow

The past few years have seen an explosion in startups aimed at helping you save, invest and spend in a cheaper and wiser way.It's mostly a good thing. For too long, the financial industry hasn't had much competition from the technology industry,and it's made it all too easy to take advantage of ...

This robot maid could revolutionize the hospitality business

'Rosie' by Maidbot is an autonomous floor cleaner that provides safe and cost-efficient automated solutions to the hospitality industry.

The badass bomber jackets of WWII airmen

The Type A-2 leather flight jacket , commonly called the “bomber jacket” , was standardized in 1931 as the jacket issued to U.S. Army Air Forces officers upon completion of basic flight training.The distinctive jacket represented an airman's elite status, and was worn and decorated with ...

You use this word to help you through hard times without even knowing it

We all deal with heartbreak in somewhat predictable ways. You might eagerly re-top that glass of wine, add a few extra miles to your daily run or binge-watch your favorite childhood TV show. SEE ALSO: AI figured out the word people text when their suicide risk is high But, without even realizing ...

9 secret apps to hide your sexts

Since the dawn of time, solitary lovers have kept the erotic spark alive by sexting. Trading flirty notes and then much more explicit pics makes loneliness a little more manageable and much more steamy. Smartphones have made sexting easier than ever , just get to the dirty talking via text, then ...

13 feminists who play the Twitter game to win

While Twitter can be a platform for dialogue and community, it has gained a reputation for being a space where misogynistic trolls roam free , tweeting their hatred at will. SEE ALSO: 11 times Emma Watson was the hero we all needed In a time where feminist discourse has never been greater or more ...

This resistance group is sending Trump notes on toilet paper

If Trump toilet paper isn't enough for you, sending the new president a pertinent message on TP and other bathroom items might do the trick. A group of activist friends based out of New York City frustrated with the results of November's election are facilitating a sh*tshow of sorts straight to ...

This app is absolutely exploding right now and it's all because of Snapchat

Quick: if you had to pick one app that had the-best-year-ever in 2016 what would you pick? Pokémon Go? Super Mario Run? Instagram? How about Bitmoji? That's right, the Snapchat-owned app for making customizable emoji is, by at least one measure, besting all the competition. The ...

You soon won't need a card to withdraw cash at this shady bank's ATMs

Plastic is soooo yesterday. Wells Fargo, being the hippest bank to allegedly open more than 2 million fraudulent accounts in its customers' names, knows this. And so, as of March 27, the San Francisco-based company is giving its account holders a way to access their money at 13,000 Wells Fargo ...

Hugh Grant dances to Drake in 'Love Actually' reunion

Love it or loathe it, Love Actually is the film that refuses to die. For whatever reason it's burrowed into our collective consciousness on both sides of the Atlantic, and when news of a 10-minute sequel was announced recently the internet quietly melted down with anticipation. SEE ALSO: Surprise! ...

Bill Murray joyously celebrating his son's March Madness upset will make you happy

What does Bill Murray do when his son's college basketball team scores a massive March Madness upset? He ruffles a friend's hair with infectious joy, apparently. Meanwhile, the privilege of seeing Bill Murray in the stands is turning the rest of us into Xavier Musketeers fans as well. SEE ALSO: ...

Don't fall for this Siri 'challenge' from your terrible Twitter friends

Please, everyone: don't ever, EVER just blindly follow directions from randos you follow on Twitter. Certain groups on the social network have tweeted this month to encourage followers with iPhones to give Siri a simple numerical command, "108," and wait to see what happens next. It's presented as ...

This ambitious U-shaped skyscraper could soon loop over NYC

This spectacular U-shaped concept skyscraper from Oiio studio could be built in New York City.

10 people afflicted by the failure of Trumpcare

President Trump, in a major defeat for republican efforts, pulled the Trump-Ryan Obamacare repeal bill on Friday afternoon after learning it didn't have enough votes to pass. The failure is a huge win for millions of Americans who would have found themselves without healthcare had the repeal taken ...

This is the language that an Uber recruiter used to discuss its sexism problem

So it appears that some Uber recruiters are aware of the sexism problems at the ride-hailing giant. After Mashable published an interview with senior software engineer Kamilah Taylor, who publicly shared her awkward interaction with Uber, another potential recruit sent his experience. SEE ALSO: ...

Paul Ryan listening to Papa Roach in the NYT is fake news

It was an irresistible scene: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, fresh off the crushing defeat of his plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, listening to "Last Resort" by Papa Roach as he drove away in a black SUV. ooof the kicker on this New York Times story..pic.twitter.com/YO6Wq3k5vK , Justin ...

John Legend just had a very dramatic airport experience

It turns out, even John Legend isn't immune to an occasional sticky fingers situation. Reports that the crooner was alleged robbed of up to $30,000 worth of clothing and accessories were published by New York Daily News, and later picked up by TMZ on Friday afternoon. Legend was quick to jump ...

Esports bars bring fans together to socialize and game

When you first think of gamers, 'social' might not be the word that comes to mind. But 'Meltdown' esports bar is just that: a social gathering place built specifically for gamers. Esports fans can watch matches together, play games head-to-head or just sit back and enjoy a cold one with friends.

'Star Wars Rebels' finale: Watch Thrawn throw down

Star Wars Rebels wraps up a strong third season this weekend , and a long-anticipated showdown between Imperial and Rebel forces is here. The season introduced the Empire's Grand Admiral Thrawn, a fan favorite character from old Star Wars novels known for his enlightened strategic cunning. Thrawn ...

The TIE lie: 'Rogue One' director admits trailer scene was never real

There's been a breakthrough in the case of Jyn Erso vs. TIE fighter: the chief suspect has admitted the incident in question never took place. You may remember the scene from multiple trailers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Jyn walks along an aerial platform on Scarif, blaster in hand, when a ...

Behold the newest food trend is a sushi donut

'Pokee NYC' is selling sushi donuts and they're as delicious as they sound. They make only 12-18 daily, so snagging one could be your catch of the day.

Pete Souza joins chorus gloating over Trumpcare failure with epic Instagram

The schadenfreude online when Trumpcare collapsed for a second time was deafening. However, amid all the resurfaced Trump tweets and Art of the Deal jokes one troll stood out once again. Pete Souza, Obama's official White House photographer, added another Instagram post to his mammoth shade ...

Sit back, relax and enjoy some Hillary Clinton-inspired whiskey

Struggling to find just the right drink to celebrate all the powerful women in your life? Now you don't have to look any further than Rodham Rye, a drink named very obviously after Hillary Rodham Clinton. The whiskey is made by Republic Restoratives, a DC-based distillery founded by two women, and ...

Trumpcare might be gone but the internet is memeing it to death just in case

House Speaker Paul Ryan, as you may know, has frothed at the mouth over passing a bill to repeal and/or replace Obamacare for as long as much of the American public can remember. Republicans failed to muster enough unity for a vote on that dream on Friday , the second such failure in as many days , ...

Google is killing SMS support for Hangouts

Google is streamlining its messaging apps - or so they say. Hangouts will no longer support SMS texting, the company announced along with several other updates in a blog post on Friday. As previously reported, hangouts will be split into Meet and Chat. Google Talk, the company's outdated chat ...

Melissa McCarthy reveals how her perfect Sean Spicer impression came into being

Melissa McCarthy's impression of Sean Spicer has earned her a lot of praise since it's SNL debut in Feb. It was an unconventional choice that ending up hitting all the right notes, in part because of how naturally it seemed to fit her. SEE ALSO: Melissa McCarthy makes a better Sean Spicer than ...

This weird gadget is the stupidest thing to ever happen to flirting

We've got dozens of dating apps to help us meet people online. Do we really need a device to help us meet people IRL? Four design students at London's Royal College of Art believe the answer is yes. That's why they designed the Ripple, a sparkling, tentacled "accessory that encourages the experience ...

Elon Musk just told some rando on Twitter when Tesla's new solar tiles are available

Tesla's solar roof tiles will be available for preorder starting next month,but there's no official press release available from the company sharing the exact details of the release. Instead, we have an Elon Musk tweet spree to thank for the news. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO has been known to drop ...

'The Art of the Deal' gets a new chapter on Twitter after TrumpCare collapses

Welpity welp welp welpington. If you care to venture onto the Twittersphere over the next few hours, you're likely to be bowled over with tweets about the flaming pile of sewage that was once the healthcare bill championed by President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan. SEE ALSO: An orange ...

Soon you'll have more Adam Sandler movies to avoid on Netflix

Netflix is staying in the Adam Sandler business. The company has just struck a deal for four more Adam Sandler movies, on top of the four-film contract they already have with him. In other words, we can look forward to avoiding Adam Sander on our Netflix menus for years to come. SEE ALSO: With this ...

Infowars apologizes for spreading #Pizzagate conspiracy

Months after a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton's involvement in a child trafficking ring out of a Washington, D.C., pizzeria blew up from a very fake news story to a real-life shooting, fringe right-wing media outlet Infowars is apologizing for its role in spreading the completely false ...

Tired of big companies using your data for profit? Use yours for good

A new startup wants to help you transform the simple, everyday task of shopping online into social good. Data Does Good, a company founded by two students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, lets you donate your Amazon.com shopping history and turn it into hard cash for good causes , at no ...

Women are calling men out for their ridiculous birth control opinions

According to a recent study from polling group PerryUndem, 52% of men do not believe they have personally benefited from women having access to contraception. We can only assume these men have forgotten how sex works, perhaps because they're so busy devising new ways to decrease women's access to ...