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How to throw an awesome divorce party, 'You're the Worst' style

When you're getting divorced from the man of your nightmares, the only logical course of action is to celebrate with your besties , and when your besties are the dysfunctional deviants of You're the Worst, there's a 90 percent chance that said celebration will be a total trainwreck . The Oct. 18 ...

Trump says he has proof congresswoman 'fabricated' his insensitive fallen soldier comments

After Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson said she overheard grossly insensitive comments Donald Trump made while speaking to the widow of a solider killed in Niger, the world awaited a response from the president. After sleeping on it, Trump woke up early to set the record straight for his Twitter ...

The world's first floating wind farm is here

Hywind is a trial project that includes five wind turbines floating off the coast of Scotland. The energy they produce could power up to 20,000 homes. If Hywind proves successful, it would mean that larger wind farms could be installed in much deeper waters, opening up a new frontier for renewable ...

This is the worst emerging word in the English language

Mashable spoke with a woman who compiles dictionaries for a living. She discussed the word that bothers her most in the English language.

11 TEDx talks on failure

Hide. Run. Bury. Welcome to the 21st century's default approach to failure. Sure, we enshrine motivational mottos like “Fail fast, fail often,” but moving those sentiments into our hearts is anything but easy. Pride dogs us. Ego protests. And the pain of disappointment , not to mention ...

Eggo gets in the 'Stranger Things' spirit with mouthwatering waffle recipes

Sometimes there's absolutely no reason for a brand to get involved with a pop-culture juggernaut, but that can't be said of Stranger Things partnering with Eggo for Season 2. The waffle-makers geared up for Season 2 by providing custom waffle recipes, Halloween costume ideas, and even a handy Chrome ...

World's strongest man casually bends frying pan, lifts BBC presenter over his head

We imagine the world's strongest man must get asked to lift quite a lot of things. It's probably not every day he gets to lift a BBC presenter above his head, though. SEE ALSO: The Mountain from 'Game of Thrones' carries fridges like you carry shopping bags In case you don't know who the world's ...

Newspapers 'slut-shamed' Asia Argento so badly over the Weinstein saga that she's leaving Italy

The Italian actress and director Asia Argento was one of the first women to speak up out about an alleged rape by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. But now she's leaving Italy because she's been "slut-shamed" by the Italian press. SEE ALSO: Jennifer Lawrence, Reese Witherspoon speak out about ...

Depressing calculator shows how fast the Kardashians make your yearly salary

It's no secret that the Kardashians are rich as hell. But just how rich-as-hell are they? And, more importantly, how can you make their paychecks about yourself? Well, thanks to a new calculator created by UK clothing website Missy Empire, you can compare your salary directly to that of each ...

David Letterman gleefully explains why he gave Conan O'Brien a horse

Not only does David Letterman look sort of like Santa Claus these days, but he's also handing out random presents to people. Just ask Conan O'Brien. After Letterman retired from The Late Show, he sent the man an actual real-life horse. SEE ALSO: David Letterman comes out of retirement to roast ...

IoT will forever be in trouble, but there's hope

Your coffee pot, refrigerator, thermostat, and in-home security system are all connected to the internet. Or, if they're not now, they will be one day. Sadly, as the forgotten stepchildren of internet security, these Internet of Things devices are likely doomed to a future teeming with botnets and ...

We just got our first look at Lego's rad Women of NASA set

Next month, you'll be able to buy a little bit of space history in Lego form. Starting on Nov. 1, space fans of all ages will be able to buy Lego's Women of NASA set featuring four essential women who made space science history. SEE ALSO: Lego's next release screams girl power and we're totally ...

Bodyform's latest ad shows a menstruating woman and it's about bloody time

Sanitary towel and tampon ads don't exactly portray periods in the most realistic way. If it's not strange-looking blue liquid being poured on pads, it's women jumping around splashing each other for reasons that remain unknown to us. Bodyform's latest ad shows something refreshingly different. An ...

Tiny hedgehog in a canoe gets the world's cutest Photoshop battle

There's only one way to make a picture of a tiny hedgehog in an equally tiny canoe cuter than it already is, and that's with a well-time Photoshop Battle. SEE ALSO: Flower girl who's totally over it inspires the most relatable of Photoshop battles This particular battle started with a series of ...

This handheld projector also has a built-in tablet and battery pack

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Projectors are like something out of Hogwarts: just when it seems like there are no TVs to be found, they can take any random blank wall and turn them into instant viewing screens. But most ...

American woman becomes princess after meeting a real prince in a nightclub

Most of us can but dream of rocking up to the club and casually meeting a member of a royal family. But, that's what happened to Ariana Austin on the dance floor of Washington D.C. nightclub Pearl back in December 2005 when she met Joel Makonnen, a.k.a. Prince Yoel. The story didn't end there for ...

Björk reveals more details about alleged sexual harassment by a 'Danish director'

Icelandic pop star Björk was one of the women who publicly denounced episodes of sexual harassment by a "Danish director" in the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein saga. Now, inspired by the global success of #metoo hashtag, through which women are sharing on social media their personal experiences ...

Rose Leslie forced Kit Harington to wear a spectacularly embarrassing Halloween costume

If you happen to be Kit Harington, what's the most embarrassing outfit you could wear to a Halloween party? Well, there are probably a whole bunch of possibilities, but there's one costume idea in particular that blows all the others out of the water , and it's something Harington actually has ...

Sonos One and Alexa is an audio marriage made in heaven

This sounds amazing. That's what I thought when I got all my Sonos speakers playing the late Tom Petty's Won't Back Down and the first floor of my home filled with his distinct, Gainesville, Florida, twang. I chose that song with my voice and not by speaking to the first-generation Amazon Echo I ...

While you were doing, whatever, the world's first giant robot duel happened

Where were you on the day of the world's first giant robot duel? Maybe you were working at your desk, brushing your teeth, labouring over your tax return, ironing the perfect pleat in tomorrow's pants. Meanwhile, giant robots were chainsawing other to shreds in a Japanese shed. SEE ALSO: Robotics ...

Not everyone is laughing at a satirical Facebook page that describes how 'sh*t' their town is

Everyone loves to hear how shit a place is. Not everyone is into the humour though. Take the kerfuffle brewing recently around a Facebook page called "Shit Towns of New Zealand." SEE ALSO: Librarians recreate a classic Kardashian family photoshoot The owner of the page has received 20 death threats ...

Elon Musk's Boring Company hat is on sale now

It's the most anticipated piece of headwear this year. Back in March, SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk teased a hat for the Boring Company, his new whimsically named tunnel digging firm that hopes to alleviate bad traffic and also make Hyperloop adoption viable. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk unveils his ...

Congressperson shocked by what she claims Trump said to widow of fallen solider

President Donald Trump already has been criticized for falsely claiming that former President Barack Obama never called the families of fallen soldiers. Now he's being slammed by Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson after he talked on the phone with the widow of a solider killed in Niger. SEE ALSO: ...

LeBron James' 'equality' shoes are the NBA's best peaceful protest

The NBA opening basketball game between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday evening had many intrigued about how the league would handle the ongoing protests from the NFL over police brutality and racial injustice. Just before tip-off, we saw how the two teams handled the national ...

Somehow this dude allegedly stole $1.2 million dollars of fajitas

Stealing a million dollars worth of any food seems like a difficult task in itself. Yet somehow, an employee by the name of Gilberto Escamilla, who works for the Cameron County Juvenile Justice Department in Texas, was alleged to have stolen $1.2 million of fajitas over a nine year period, as ...

It took Harvey Weinstein to bring down Amazon's Roy Price. That's just sad.

Amazon Studios is no hero for pushing out its chief, Roy Price, after he was accused of sexually harassing a producer. It's still a villain in this tale, clearly seeking goodwill for doing the right thing, when it only punished Price after being scalded by the spotlight of public ire. Yes, Amazon ...

Billy Corgan says he saw a person transform into something other than human

Alien-lookalike and Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan says he witnessed a human being transform into "something other than human." So naturally, aliens ... or human shapeshifters? Corgan was on the Howard Stern Show on Monday when the subject of Corgan's appearance on the The Alex Jones Show ...

Restaurant slammed on Yelp after getting called out for selling Popeyes chicken

Yelp is great for checking out what the community thinks of a certain restaurant. It's also great for a healthy helping of drama. Sweet Dixie Kitchen in Long Beach, California is at the center of a controversy after a disappointed customer revealed that its chicken sandwich was created using Popeyes ...

Not everyone's desperate for Amazon's second headquarters

Cities have been desperately trying to attract Amazon's second North American headquarters , but some groups want to know exactly what kind of jobs "HQ2" will bring. On Tuesday, 73 civic groups, including unions, nonprofits, religious organizations, and political parties sent an open letter to ...

Volvo's wave of electric cars starts with a new brand: Polestar

Volvo made a big commitment earlier this year to put electric motors in all of its vehicles by 2019 , and now the automaker will double down on electrification with an entirely new luxury car brand. Volvo and its Chinese parent company, Geely Holdings, just announced that they'll invest about ...

'Tetris' is playable in certain Russian trucks, and for a very specific reason

This is basically the car version of the Konami Code, right? There's an incredible Easter egg tucked away in the computer brains of trucks produced by Russia's Gorky Automobile Plant. As the video above demonstrates, performing a specific set of steps unlocks a playable version of Tetris on the tiny ...

Amazon patent shows how drones might some day charge your car

Your next electric car might be fueled up by drone. Amazon was granted a new patent earlier this month that was only recently spotted by Green Tech Media. The patent explains how Amazon drones might one day latch onto an electric vehicle and charge it while it's driving , a complicated balancing ...

Everybody is calling bullsh*t on Ivanka Trump's 'punk phase'

Nestled amongst the many useful parenting tips in Ivana Trump's new memoir, Raising Trump, is the revelation that Trump's eldest daughter Ivanka reportedly had a "punk phase" , during which she loved Nirvana and dyed her hair blue , she writes in her mom's book. One problem, Ivanka dear: Nirvana is ...

Astronauts got to play with fidget spinners in space

NASA Astronaut Randy Bresnik posted a video of himself and his fellow astronauts testing Newton's laws of motion by playing with a fidget spinner aboard the International Space Station. Now we can answer the age-old question: would a fidget spinner spin forever in space?

Twitter is taking a much more aggressive stance on hate speech. Here's what we know:

Twitter has been known for preaching free speech, but that's come to harm the company as trolls and abusers thrive across its network. Now, in the wake of a movement for women to boycott Twitter, the company is making its biggest sweep of changes yet to address hate speech and abuse. SEE ALSO: ...

Google adds stronger security features for hacking targets

Google just released its most powerful security feature yet. The search giant announced on its blog Tuesday morning the new Advanced Protection Program, which is intended to protect people who are at a high risk of being hacked. This means high-profile figures like Hillary Clinton, investigative ...

Amazon Studios head Roy Price resigns amid sexual harassment accusation

Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios since its founding, resigned Tuesday according to several media reports , less than a week after his alleged sexual harassment of a female producer resurfaced in the press. Isa Hackett said the incident occurred back in 2015, at a Comic Con Amazon party after their ...

America's sweetheart Molly Ringwald was harassed, and the sickening Hollywood stories just don't end

Harvey Weinstein is far from the only older, powerful man in Hollywood under a spotlight right now. Though many of the rest haven't been named, the onslaught of women in entertainment sharing their stories of sexual harassment and assault is indicative of a deeply ingrained and troubling problem. ...

Hypnotize friends with this smartphone fidget spinner

Just when you think you've seen it all, fidget spinner technology never fails to keep you on your toes. Behold: the RingSpinner, an attachment that turns your smartphone into a mesmerizing fidget spinner.

The Halloween Candy You Should Never Give to Kids

The most secretive startup in tech just raised another $500 million

We know very little of Magic Leap. And yet, it continues to be on a path toward greatness. The augmented reality company just closed on $502 million in funding, propelling their total venture funding to $1.9 billion. While that's far less than Uber, Slack, and other tech unicorns, Magic ...

Why it's worth taking the leap and meeting your Tinder match IRL

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Jennifer Lawrence, Reese Witherspoon speak out about sexual harassment in Hollywood

Actresses Jennifer Lawrence and Reese Witherspoon revealed their own struggles with sexual assault and harassment during the Elle Women in Hollywood awards. The comments come in the wake of several allegations against Harvey Weinstein for a variety of sexual misconduct.

The next big Star Wars game is in trouble

Game development studio Visceral Games is being shut down, its publishing parent EA announced today. Visceral's upcoming Star Wars game will change hands within the EA umbrella. Visceral, the team behind such games as Dead Space and Battlefield Hardline, is ramping down and closing after nearly 20 ...

Here are 9 things you probably didn't know about the classic 'Scream' films

It's that time of year, when we turn our attentions to Things about blood, guts and gore. This is our super-sized, 100th episode spectacular of Things You Didn't Know, and it's all about Wes Craven's Scream films! Stay tuned all the way to the end for a special "thank you" from the TYDK team! Visit ...

Trump plummets down Forbes 400 list of richest Americans

President Donald Trump was a loser on Forbes' annual 400 richest Americans list. He was 156 on last year's list, when he was worth $3.7 billion. On this year's list, released Tuesday, he dropped to 248. Now he's only worth $3.1 billion. In 2015, his fortune was worth $4.5 billion. SEE ...

BBC newsman is so done reporting on breaking news that is not news

BBC newsman Simon McCoy has reached the stage in his career where he no longer has the capacity to put on a fake smile and bullshit his way through a story he knows is not news-worthy. In the past, McCoy has expressed his disdain for surfing dogs, now, he's got it out for the royal family and their ...

California becomes first state to recognize third gender option on birth certificates

California is now the first state in America to recognize a third gender on driver's licenses and birth certificates. On Sunday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the legislation that will allow residents to identify their gender as female, male, or nonbinary. Senate Bill 179 , the Gender ...

Google Calendar for web just got a pretty new update

Google is rolling out new updates for the web version of Google Calendar, finally giving PC users the sleek layout and intuitive controls offered on the mobile app version of the G Suite tool. SEE ALSO: Google Photos will now automatically recognize pics of your pets The redesigned G Cal has the ...

That awkward moment when Trump learns the Greek prime minister called his ideas 'evil'

President Donald Trump said some nice things about Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during a joint press conference on Tuesday , right before he learned Tsipras had once called Trump's ideas "evil." “I wish I knew that before my speech," Trump joked, as everyone watching let out little ...