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Baby panda just wants to cling onto his keeper and follow him everywhere

We can't let go of how cute this panda is. And neither can everyone else it seems , a video of the baby clinging on to its keeper has reached over 60 million views in less than a day since it was posted. SEE ALSO: Red panda cub is very attached to a fluffy toy that looks just like her The panda, who ...

Enough is enough! Citizens of this country demand a public sex offenders registry

The US has it. The UK and Ireland have it. And now, an Indian state will have it too. The southern state of Kerala has announced the institution of a Sex Offenders Registry following increasing attacks on women in the state. With this, it becomes the first Indian state to put out identification ...

Japan launches an app that'll tell you where the nearest vacant toilet is

When you gotta go, you gotta go , until all the cubicles are full and there's a snaking line waiting. A Japanese company has the perfect solution: an app that shows the nearest vacant toilet. SEE ALSO: Japan is trying to help clueless tourists figure out their high-tech toilets According to ...

Internet stands up for trans kids as Trump rolls back protections

In a significant setback, the Trump administration rescinded federal guidelines that give transgender students the right to use public school restrooms that match their gender identity. According to the Washington Post, officials from the Department of Justice and the Department of Education told ...

Gentle koala investigating his carer's arm is what dreams are made of

You have to love the story of an orphan made good, right? Dust the koala, who is under the care of a koala rescue service on Australia's east coast, was found injured and taken in by Port Stephens Koalas in January. Dust was roaming the streets without his mother, according to the shelter's Facebook ...

Users get message about Susan Fowler when trying to delete Uber

Some Uber users trying to delete the app are getting a notification from the company specifically mentioning the allegations of sexual harassment detailed over the weekend in a blog post by former employee Susan Fowler Rigetti. SEE ALSO: Why sexual harassment scandals like Uber's are bound to ...

Spiderman vs. Elsa videos have taken over YouTube and it's so confusing

Somewhere along the internet's path into content oblivion, Spiderman and Elsa videos on YouTube became a guaranteed and genuinely weird traffic winner. The premise is simple enough: Adults dress as characters from the Spiderman and Frozen franchise and act out wordless, often slightly violent skits ...

She let her dog poop in the airport, so he got his revenge

Traveling can be bad enough, but rude people can turn even a mediocre flight into an absolute nightmare. Comedian Steve Hofstetter was traveling through LAX on Tuesday when he encountered a rude passenger who let her dog poop on the airport floor and left it there for someone else to clean up. ...

Can everyone quit hanging out with dolphins while we're stuck in the office?

Here's a request: Please stop posting videos of incredible encounters with wildlife in stunning locations while we're working 9 to 5. It's just cruel. Take Luke Taylor, who caught vision of these dolphins hanging out at Tallow Beach, near Byron Bay, Australia on Feb. 17. The creatures can be seen ...

How to use Instagram albums without losing all your followers

Instagram just introduced its most controversial feature since Stories. The app added the ability to attach up to 10 photos and video clips to a single post, which is either the absolute worst or, maybe, kind of okay , depending on where you stand. SEE ALSO: Instagram launches photo albums, sadly ...

People thought this band was hacked at the Brit Awards

The graphics department might have gotten a bit carried away during a performance at Tuesday's Brit Awards in London because everyone freaked out that the band The 1975 had been caught in an elaborate, on-air hacking fiasco. SEE ALSO: Katy Perry's Brit Awards performance included a sneaky jab at ...

Players and coaches react to Candice Wiggins' controversial claims about the WNBA

Former WNBA player Candice Wiggins said the league has a "very, very harmful" bullying culture, and though league officials have yet to comment, coaches and players are weighing in. In a San Diego Union-Tribune story on Wiggins , who played on four teams over an eight-year career , she claimed that ...

Colby Rasmus' disgusting beard didn't last long enough to feel the internet's wrath

A warning to athletes , be wary of outlandish facial hair. It could lead to an internet trolling extravaganza. Just ask Colby Rasmus, who showed up to MLB Spring Training this camp sporting a mighty fine neck beard. Perhaps the Tampa Bay Rays outfielder was looking for some new mojo, hoping to ...

Margot Robbie's new ride looks straight out of the future

Who knew you needed an ambassador to spruik electric vehicles? Nissan does, and it's enlisted the services of Australian actress Margot Robbie to go riding around in its fancy EV sports concept car, the BladeGlider, around Monaco's Monte Carlo street circuit. SEE ALSO: Ford's self-driving cars won't ...

Internet, meet Finland's adorable first dog, Lennu

The world has been suffering political dog content withdrawals. After all, everyone's still grieving the sudden withdrawal of the Obama family's dogs, Bo and Sunny, from the world stage. Donald Trump, of course, has no pets. It makes sense then that the desperate gaze of pup-lovers worldwide has ...

Guy pranks local school by pretending to be a kid and calling out sick

YouTube is filled with an enormous amount of "prank" videos, which typically end with being people just being jerks to others for a few clicks. Every once and a while, though, a classic prank will shine through the rest. Tim Bradbury of Tiny Tim Adventures is insanely good at imitating a ...

Don't want to use Uber? Waze Carpool expands to other cities.

Google-owned Waze wants to dominate the ride-hailing market. Thanks to the allegations of sexual harassment rocking top competitor Uber, it may actually stand a chance. With timing that may or may not be coincidental, Chief Wazer Noam Bardin announced that his company plans to radically expand its ...

Here's what the Ice Age tells us about future sea level rise

A new study on an ancient ice sheet may hold important clues about our planet's future. The research focuses on the Laurentide Ice Sheet, the massive expanse covering North America during the last Ice Age, which ended about 10,000 years ago. A team of scientists found that small spikes in the ...

The emails Republicans don't want you to see

A trove of more than 7,500 emails and other documents were released on Wednesday revealing that President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency coordinated closely with his state's oil and gas industry while also leading an office responsible for regulating them. The ...

iPhone users spent so much money in the App Store last year

Congratulations, iPhone users: you spent a ton of money on apps last year. Right after the holiday season, Apple touted huge App Store sales. But now analysts at SensorTower have broken down the numbers at the user level to give us a better look at what people were spending their money on. SEE ...

Hug a tree while you still can: U.S. forests are disappearing

The Amazon rainforest and Indonesia's peat swamps aren't the only places suffering from deforestation. On the mainland U.S., swaths of forests are steadily disappearing, too. It's not just that we're losing trees. The forests themselves are growing farther and farther apart, researchers say. A new ...

A Swedish politician wants workers to take paid sex breaks

While some companies embrace standing desks and free snacks, one Swedish town's politician is hoping to give workers the greatest perk of all: the freedom to bone on the clock. The proposal comes from Per-Erik Muskos, a council member for Övertorneå. It requires companies to give workers ...

The alien planets of TRAPPIST-1 are already inspiring great art, poetry, and writing

Imagine standing on a world 40 light-years from Earth. You look up, and see other planets slowing moving through the sky, sisters to the world you find yourself on. You notice that it's relatively dark, because the star you're orbiting is dim, and far smaller than the sun. But you're still warm, ...

There's a gold statue of Kanye West as Jesus in Los Angeles now, and that seems right

Yeezus Christ, there's a gold statue of Kanye West posed as the son of God on the cross in Los Angeles. West stands on his tip toes in what may or may not be Yeezys upon a pedestal reading "False Idol" , a nod to J Cole's apparent Kanye diss track , looking a lot like an Oscar statue just days ...

Milo Yiannopoulos' logo kind of makes him look like a failed DJ

In case you haven't heard, it's been an especially rough week for Milo Yiannopoulos, but even in the darkest of times the man can't help but troll the world. First Yiannopoulos' book deal was dropped by Simon & Schuster after backlash surrounding some controversial pedophilia comments he made in a ...

Some dude wants you to 'control' your period with, uh, glue

Some disturbing but unsurprising news from Man-Land: Daniel Dopps, a Kansas-based chiropractor and human version of the word "actually," wants people to "control" their periods with , wait for it , glue. Yes, Dopps has a fresh patent for Mensez, a "feminine lipstick" intended to stop menstrual blood ...

Pray for the dancing house that fell off stage during Katy Perry's BRIT Awards performance

In the grind that is awards show season, not everyone makes it out unscathed. Take for example this background dancer who fell off stage during Katy Perry's "Chained to the Rhythm" performance at Wednesday's BRIT Awards. SEE ALSO: Katy Perry's 'Chained to the Rhythm' is cotton candy political pop ...

Doomsday-proof vault in the Arctic receives a major deposit of seeds

A frozen tundra is perhaps the worst place in the world to grow crops. But that didn't stop people from bringing nearly 50,000 seeds of potatoes, lentils, wheat, barley and other food staples to the Arctic Circle this week. The seeds won't be sprinkled across frozen farmlands. Instead, they'll be ...

Someone got banned from Club Penguin in 39 seconds

Sometimes getting banned from a game is more fun than playing it. Such is the unsaid thesis behind a group of folks trying to get kicked off the child-friendly game Club Penguin. SEE ALSO: German zoo really wants its stolen penguin back, please The game's great at barring users who say stuff like ...

Adorably weird shruggie dog gets an equally weird Photoshop battle

A photo of a weird dog captured in an awkward moment stole the internet's heart, then Redditors quickly Photoshopped the crap out of it. It all started when Redditor zzzman82 posted a photo to r/Funny, claiming that one of their Facebook friends posted a photo of the dog in hopes of getting it ...

Sad boy's attempt at hooking up reminds us to text carefully

Pro tip: If you're going to text your bro about going to a girl's dorm to hook up, triple check to make sure you're not sending that text to the girl you think you're hooking up with instead. Chances are, that hook up will be null and void. This guy learned the hard way when he made his intentions ...

Sorry Beyoncé, but these baby polar bears are the cutest twins of 2017

Look at these babies. Just look at them. These precious angel bears belong to the Columbus Zoo, who shared the twins' first photoshoot today on Facebook. SEE ALSO: Stop everything: the nation's zoos are in a vicious, wonderful #CuteAnimalTweetOff No offense to Beyoncé, Amal Clooney or any other ...

Gynopedia helps female travelers find reproductive health care around the globe

Getting comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care as a woman is hard. Getting care while jet setting, however, is damn near impossible. But a silly-named site is looking to change that for female travelers, allowing globetrotters to access need-to-know health information in an easy-to-read ...

Katy Perry's Brit Awards performance included a sneaky jab at Trump

It was the performance everyone was looking forward to , Katy Perry, going large at the 2017 Brit Awards, with her new single "Chained to the Rhythm." Her performance was full of little paper houses bobbing back and forth , but it definitely wasn't a commentary on the fact that none of us will ever ...

'Rogue One' Blu-Ray will give us zero deleted scenes

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is coming to Digital HD on March 24 and Blu-Ray on April 4, Disney announced Wednesday. But on neither platform will you get to see any deleted scenes or alternate versions of scenes, Disney reps confirmed to Mashable. That's unusual for a Star Wars movieThe Force ...

The 'Apple Park' spaceship campus will open in April...and it looks amazing

The long-awaited Apple campus will be opening its doors in April 2017 and will include a theater named in memory of late co-founder, Steve Jobs.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick needs to resign

In the wake of sexual harassment and fundamental employee mismanagement allegations detailed by a female engineer, thousands of people are deleting Uber from their smartphones in protest. Again. SEE ALSO: Uber's ratings are in the toilet It's a nice gesture, but will probably have very little impact ...

For only the second known time, a chimp has a disorder similar to Down Syndrome

A 24-year-old chimp in Japan has a genetic disorder similar to Down Syndrome in humans, researchers have found. Kanako is only the second chimpanzee known to have the chromosomal defect trisomy 22. The disorder has stunted her growth, left her blind and resulted in a congenital heart disease and ...

Michael C. Hall makes a great point about David Bowie's Brit award win

The late, great David Bowie posthumously won British Male Solo Artist at the 2017 Brit Awards , but would he have cared? It's a very important point, raised by Michael C. Hall, who accepted the award on his behalf. Michael C. Hall collects British Male on behalf of @DavidBowieReal#BRITs ...

The Chainsmokers and Coldplay release a boring song about being boring

Hey, I was doing just fine before I heard "Something Just Like This" by the Chainsmokers and Coldplay. Vocals are left to Chris Martin's perfectly adequate pipes, as he spins a tale of longing for something uncomplicated, crooning, "I've been reading books of old. The legends and the myths." But ...

'Mass Effect' brings totally f*ckable aliens to 'Cards Against Humanity'

If there's one thing Mass Effect fans know well, it's that everybody in BioWare's space adventure series likes to f*ck. That's why the URL for an upcoming Mass Effect-themed pack for Cards Against Humanity is totallyfuckablealiens.com. If that's any indication of what's to come in the 14 new cards, ...

Pro tip: How to parry, counter and guard-break your way to victory in 'For Honor'

Being a pro gamer isn't easy. To master top competitive games takes hundreds of hours of practice , but also knowledge. Each week, we'll share the most useful tips and tricks to improve your play. It's time to get good. For Honor officially released over a week ago but that doesn't mean we've all ...

It's about time: Half of all websites are now encrypted

Slowly but surely, the web is becoming more secure. About half of all websites are now encrypted using HTTPS, in a development the Electronic Freedom Foundation has labeled a significant milestone. SEE ALSO: You can track someone's live location and where they live for just a couple of dollars Both ...

The pineapple on pizza debate is tearing us apart

When you hear the phrase "pineapple on pizza" people are either drooling in hunger, dancing on a table at 3 a.m., or reaching for a barf bag to throw up their disgust. The debate over whether to put fruit on your pizza dough is raging again and it's as ugly as a four-day-old slice. Over the past ...

Artist creates beautiful nature scenes out of gunpowder, then sets it on fire

Danny Shervin is a painter who has taken to using gunpowder as his material of choice to create incredibly detailed works of artHis original artwork is based in nature, with images of owls, deer and other woodland animals. To share with the world the painstaking process of creating art with ...

18 people who have no idea how to use a computer

Just because you own a fancy laptop doesn't mean you're very tech savvy. From horrifying computer deaths to disgusting motherboards covered in a mysterious mold, Reddit's IT professionals at r/TechSupportGore share some of the gnarliest tech nightmares that roll into their shops. SEE ALSO: 18 ...

Find your serenity now with George Costanza singing The Chainsmokers

Oh wow. We didn't know we needed this until right now. Youtuber DustinNotJustin created this beautiful video of George Costanza singing "Closer" by The Chainsmokers and we're no longer in need of serenity now. This video just speaks to us and somehow captures George's vibe in an unconventional, but ...

NASA discovered 7 Earth-sized planets and everyone made the same Trump jokes

Finally , some good news. NASA has found what pretty much appears to be a backup solar system a mere 40 light-years away. And not a moment too soon. SEE ALSO: NASA may put astronauts on the first flight of its new mega-rocket Scientists discovered seven Earth-sized exoplanets circling a dwarf star, ...

Emma Watson just found a new, Earth-friendly way to be fabulous

Emma Watson has slayed basically ever since we first met her. First, she played heroic intellect Hermione in the Harry Potter films. Then she made powerful feminist statements as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador. Next, she attended the Women's March on Washington with her mom. And just in case you ...

Access all your cards in one click with this solar-powered smart wallet

The innovative Ekster wallet incorporates a mechanical pocket for easy card access and a solar-powered GPS tracker for location monitoring.