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Roy Moore lost the election and everyone made the same joke

Roy Moore is bad at riding horses, and on Tuesday night, he was bad at winning elections. Moore lost the Senate race in Alabama to Democrat Doug Jones and a lot of people were happy about it. Moore's win came as a surprise, as Democrats haven't fared well in Alabama elections for about a quarter ...

DO NOT give access to that app promising a baby pooping video

Giving a random video app access to your Twitter account is a pretty straightforward "nup," right? Even so, a Twitter phishing scam is tricking people into allowing access to their accounts in order to watch a silly video titled “Baby Poops In His Onesie, But Dog's Response Leaves Millions Of ...

Doug Jones won Alabama and people are so, so happy

Hooooly crap, Doug Jones did it. On Tuesday night, he became the first Democrat to win a Senate seat in Alabama since 1992, back when Kris Kross was still a thing. SEE ALSO: Roy Moore can't ride a horse for his life, and everyone noticed Looks like saying homophobic and racist things , along with ...

'Life is Strange' is coming to your smartphone

Hella badass duo Max Caulfield and Chloe Price are going to hang out in your pocket soon, with the release of Life is Strange on iOS and Android. Coming Dec. 14, the first episode of the choice-based narrative game, developed by Dontnod Entertainment and Deck Nine Games and published by Square Enix, ...

BB-8 bows to Princes William and Harry, and all they did was laugh at him

BB-8, well-mannered, respectful astromech droid, knows the protocol of a royal greeting when such an occasion arises. Pity two certain princes didn't play ball. SEE ALSO: 'The Last Jedi' zero-spoiler review: See it. Just see it. At the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi at London's Royal Albert ...

Slow television comes to Australia's outback

It makes sense that Australia, with its expanses of desert and ever-changing landscapes, would make a great place for slow television. The Ghan: Australia's Greatest Train Journey is the country's first foray into the genre, which is set to air on SBS and online on Jan. 7. SEE ALSO: Selfie tourism ...

Ivanka Trump rebels against her dad and tweets 'Happy Holidays' instead of 'Merry Christmas'

The war on Christmas just got real awkward at the Trump residence. President Donald Trump has taken a hard stance against the term "Happy Holidays" in favor of the less-inclusive "Merry Christmas" in recent years. His war on Christmas has even sparked an opinion piece from his favorite news outlet, ...

Dudes strap a rocket to a Lego 'Star Wars' Super Star Destroyer and blast it into a wall

The only thing better than building a gigantic Lego structure is watching it get unnecessarily blasted to bits. After building a Lego Star Wars Super Star Destroyer consisting of 3,152 pieces, YouTuber David Windestal decided to do a quick breakdown, with a little help from a powerful rocket. Using ...

How to check if someone's secretly using your Netflix account

Your Netflix is a personal space. What you watch, when you watch it, and how often you watch it can reveal a lot about you. The last thing you want is someone poking around your account, checking your viewing habits, and drafting off your hard-earned $10.99-a-month for free access. And yet ...

One Direction fans force radio host off Twitter over joke about facial hair

One Direction fans are staunchly protective of their beloved band members, something an Australian radio host is learning the hard way. Former 1D member Louis Tomlinson has generated pretty abusive backlash against an Australian radio host, who made a passing joke about his facial hair. SEE ALSO: ...

Watch the fascinating birth of a new island in Tonga

In December 2014, an underwater volcano erupted in the South Pacific kingdom of Tonga, leading to the creation of a new island called Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai , and the whole thing's been caught on camera. The new island was only predicted to last only few months, as it eroded quickly after its ...

A behind the scenes look into our DIY 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' trailer

Take a ride on the Millennium Falcon made of cardboard, because you don't need CGI to visit a galaxy far, far away,just your imagination. Join the Homemade Movies crew for their last episode, on the appropriately titled, The Last Jedi. Subscribe to CineFix for more related videos Watch the full ...

Santa Claus shows true Christmas spirit by saving a woman after a fall

Santa Claus is coming to town and he's jumping out of a vehicle for a good cause. A woman slipped on ice and was having trouble getting up with none other than Santa Claus came to save the day. The Good Samaritan helped her up before retrieving her items for her and even putting her hat back on. ...

Watch a man play the 'Star Wars' theme with an innovative prosthetic hand

Jason Barnes lost one of his hands after an accident at work in 2012. Now, five years later, a new prosthesis developed at the Georgia Tech College of Design allows Barnes, a musician, to play the piano again with both hands. The feat is made possible by an ultrasonic sensor fitted into the device. ...

The net neutrality vote, explained

It's finally here. The Federal Communications Commission will vote Thursday on a measure that would completely gut regulations to internet providers and open the door for net neutrality to be destroyed. The vote will likely make it easier for companies such as Verizon and Comcast to start divvying ...

Chief Hopper from 'Stranger Things' is the newest holiday victim in a Photoshop battle

Stranger Things and Stranger Things 2 actor, David Harbour has some major holiday vibes, but it could still use some work. The actor who portrays our favorite fearless and beloved officer, Chief Jim Hopper, sported one of the most festive holiday sweaters in honor of his appreciation for his first ...

All 10 Star Wars movies, ranked , including 'The Last Jedi'

With the release of The Last Jedi on Friday, Lucasfilm marks a major milestone. Believe it or not, this is the 10th Star Wars movie released in theaters. Yeah, 10 movies, not just the eight Skywalker saga films plus Rogue One. There's one red-headed cinematic stepchild Lucasfilm would rather ...

A NYC subway trash can: Your $300 dream home purchase

For those who would willingly opt to bring pieces of the New York City subway system into their homes, the MTA's memorabilia and collectables sale is shopping heaven. As Time Out New York reports, the transit authority's added a few pieces to its offerings. Among the new additions: a MTA station ...

Alabamian Channing Tatum asks his home state to do the right thing, for the love of God

When it comes to politics, celebrity endorsements can be game changers. In an Instagram video posted today, native Alabamian Channing Tatum enjoined people from his home state to get out and vote today for Democrat Doug Jones in the Alabama special election. For Tatum, Moore has "done things that ...

A side-by-side comparison of the 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Homemade Trailer

Take a ride on the Millennium Falcon made of cardboard, because you don't need CGI to visit a galaxy far, far away,just your imagination. Join the Homemade Movies crew for their last episode, on the appropriately titled, The Last Jedi. Subscribe to CineFix for more related videos Watch the full ...

Grandma accidentally buys super sexy Christmas decorations

A sweet older woman with the best intentions accidentally decorated her Christmas tree with a sparkly purple g-string. Twitter user Alex_Bermingham from Cork, Ireland shared the short story of her grandmother's hilarious accident on Monday. According to the tweet, her 74-year-old grandmother bought ...

Roy Moore can't ride a horse for his life, and everyone noticed

Alabama election day has finally arrived, and Republican Senatorial candidate Roy Moore made his grand entrance to the polls on horseback. Moore , who's been banned from a mall, accused of sexual misconduct by 9 women, and alleged to have initiated a sexual encounter with a 12-year-old girl when he ...

The force is strong with this DIY 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' trailer

Take a ride on the Millennium Falcon made of cardboard, because you don't need CGI to visit a galaxy far, far away,just your imagination. Join the Homemade Movies crew for their last episode, on the appropriately titled, The Last Jedi. Subscribe to CineFix for more related videos Watch the ...

9 reasons why 2018's smartphones are going to kick major ass

Get ready: Faster, smarter, and more secure smartphones are coming in 2018. Like clockwork, Qualcomm, the world's largest mobile chipmaker, announced its latest system-on-chip , the Snapdragon 845. It will likely make its way into every major flagship smartphone coming out next year. As the brain ...

Win some of Apple's top products in this giveaway , a $3,050 value

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Apple products are always at the top of our wishlist: They're fast, they're intuitive, and they seamlessly integrate into our lives. But they're also expensive. Like, really expensive. That iPhone ...

Why Exes Slide Into Your DMs Over the Holidays

The Rock says he's 'seriously considering' running for president on 'Ellen'

Get ready for the the possibility of President The Rock. Maybe it's President Rock? Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, a lovable and charismatic pro wrestler turned movie star continues to hint at the possibility of a presidential run in the 2020 election. While this would probably sound insane two years ...

San Francisco's tech community reflects on mayor Ed Lee's support after his death

San Francisco mayor Ed Lee died early Tuesday morning, leaving behind a conflicted legacy in a city known for innovation but afflicted with homelessness, income inequality, and rising housing costs. The champion of local tech and industry died of undisclosed causes at age 65 in the recently renamed ...

This dip holder is for people who love drive-thrus

DipClip is a dip holder for your car. It's made of steel and can accommodate the five most common sauce containers. Slide the clip onto your car's air vent, and dip those chips.

Oh man, oh geez, 'Rick and Morty' gets an Avengers-style comic book spin-off ... with Pickle Rick

Season 3 of Rick and Morty might be over, but the gift of life-threatening, soul-crushing adventures continues. In one meta ass move, the Vindicators is getting its own spin-off comic book series. And we can't imagine a worse nightmare for Rick Sanchez. SEE ALSO: Why 'Rick and Morty' is the realest ...

'Ugly Sweater Nails' are the merriest trend in holiday nail art

We've all seen our fair share of odd beauty trends this year, and the holiday season gives us one more. There's a new festive fad on the rise ready to bring you some Christmas cheer. If you've ever been to an ugly-sweater holiday party, you know they can get pretty competitive. From the decorative ...

If robot vacuums aren't your thing, just use someone's baby instead

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Robot vacuums and mops are all the rage right now. Everyone wants clean floors without lifting a finger, but not everyone wants to pay for it. Well, there is one autonomous vacuum/mop that we left ...

Apple releases new ads to sell millennials on the iPhone X

Still haven't bought the iPhone X? Maybe these videos will convince you. Apple posted three new videos to its Youtube channel Monday, all of which advertise features of the iPhone X. SEE ALSO: Apple and Stanford team up for app that looks for irregular heart rhythms These aren't the first ads ...

#Breaktheinternet protest offers one last gasp for net neutrality

The internet is offering one last gasp in its fight for net neutrality. Various websites are putting up warnings or even limiting usability on Tuesday to make sure their users know that the Federal Communications Commission is voting on Thursday to essentially hand control of the internet over to ...

'Game of Thrones' actor: Season 8 puts characters in 'alien environment'

Game of Thrones went full throttle in Season 7, and it's no surprise that the show won't slow down now. Actor John Bradley, who plays Sam Tarly, told TV Guide that characters are going to keep being pushed by new elements and traveling the seven kingdoms deeper and faster than ever before. SEE ...

Facebook responds to criticism that the network is 'destroying how society works'

In an unexpected move, Facebook PR just pushed back against criticism after a former executive's critical words of the company affecting our behavior and society spread this week. “The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops we've created are destroying how society works," said Chamath ...

A hilarious new Harry Potter chapter was written by a predictive keyboard , and it's perfect

There's a new Harry Potter chapter that was written using a predictive keyboard trained on the Harry Potter series. Let's just say we're glad it's not canon. SEE ALSO: These 'Harry Potter' ebook covers were never released The team over at Botnik Studios, a community of creatives concocting weird ...

This tangle-free cord might just change your life, and it's $20 off

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. It's a fact of modern life that you will always need access to a charger, whether it's for your laptop, tablet, or smartphone. But lugging around a bunch of different chargers can be a hassle, ...

Not home to get a package? Keep it safe with this device

BoxLock keeps your packages safe from 'porch pirates' or people who steal packages. All you need to do is put this lock on your outdoor storage container. When your delivery person comes to the door, they can use the lock to scan your package. If the tracking number is connected to your name, it ...

North Korea, exiled from the global economy, turns to bitcoin

It's tough to maintain a healthy national economy when most banks on the planet won't accept your business. That's the dilemma facing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, as mounting economic sanctions cut his country out of the world economy. To stave off the looming financial crisis, Kim has turned to ...

Critics swoon over 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is only days away, but the first reviews are in and not only does it live up to the hype - it surpasses it. For the first time in many of our lifetimes, here is a Star Wars film being compared to A New Hope and Empire Strikes Back, and we could not be more ready. Mashable's ...

De-wrinkle your clothes on the go with this travel steamer

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Picture this: You're traveling for a special occasion, so you head to the airport early only to find out that your flight got delayed. And when you're finally up in the air, you have the bumpiest ...

The last great internet debate of 2017 is: How should you cut your toast?

How do you cut your toast? It matters. Just as 2017 comes to a close, the internet isn't done arguing with itself for the year yet. The most recent flame war is over how people cut their toast, and why any other answer than the one you choose is wrong. Twitter user, hallamnation fired the first ...

Carrie Mathison is having a very bad time in trailer for 'Homeland' Season 7

Carrie Mathison is pissed in the first trailer for Homeland Season 7. The promo ends with her beating the crap out of someone and barking, "I will hunt you down and I will kill you." And you can tell from the look on her face that she means it, too. SEE ALSO: 'Homeland' Season 6 finally got our ...

Recent Arctic warming and ice melt are 'unprecedented' in human history

Each year for the past 12 years, an international team of scientists have issued a "report card" on the Arctic climate system. The report amounts to a physical exam of the vast, rapidly changing region, including details on everything from surface air temperatures to sea ice melt and permafrost ...

Everyone can relate a little too well to this insane ice skating fail

Two Japanese teenagers just unintentionally gave us the perfect viral video that epitomizes life itself. After not having ice skated in four years, Madoka Takayama's first moment back on an ice rink was filmed by her friend Kyoka Tanaka. And well, you've just got to see for yourself what happens ...

Twitter is rolling out a new tweetstorm feature

Twitter is finally embracing the tweetstorm. In yet another admission that 140 characters just isn't enough for some people, today Twitter is introducing a feature that makes the so-called tweetstorm an official part of its service. SEE ALSO: Ditch Twitter's annoying new character-count circle with ...

A robot sawed through a wall while carrying the Olympic flame

It's 2017 so of course the phrase, "a robot cut through a wall to pass the Olympic torch on to its creator" is a real sentence to describe a real thing that actually happened. On Monday, "Hubo," a robot created at the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, passed the Olympic flame ...

Now is the worst time to bring back the Facebook Poke

I find that the absolute best way to introduce yourself to someone is to sneak up behind them, tap them on the shoulder, and then run away as fast as you can. Or... hold on, no. What I meant to say is that's bizarre, anti-social behavior that no one should ever do outside of schoolyard playground. ...

This 72-year-old just completed his 2,000th marathon

After taking on his first marathon at age 52, Larry Macon has completed 2,000 races in just 20 years.