Local dad wants high school to change its 'Phoenix' mascot because it sounds too much like 'penis'

A dad in Utah has created a Change.org petition asking his kids' school district to change the mascot for the soon-to-open Farmington High School in Utah's Davis School District. Why? Because he thinks the current mascot, "The Phoenix," sounds too much like "penis."SEE ALSO:

The Seine is overflowing, but these archival photos of 1910 Paris show this has happened before

The Seine is flooding in Paris, but it's not the first time.On Tuesday, the Seine's water level was sitting at 16 feet — the current flood emergency level is "orange," the highest warning below "red." But in 1910, Parisians had to hop aboard rowboats, make deliveries through windows,

We urgently need to talk about the grey areas of bad sexual encounters

"I'm sorry but I just don't buy it," a woman in her late twenties said to me. "I think that if a woman says "yes" at the outset then she can't claim any harm has occurred." Sitting at a table full of strangers at a dinner party, I realised our conversation had ventured into uncomfortable territory.

Serena Williams has no time for divisive Tennys

Everyone loves an underdog, but the fast-rising Tennys Sandgren is proving to be quite polarising.The once-unknown Tennessean is the first American male tennis player since 2010 to make the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.SEE ALSO:

Google Assistant can now match your voice to your individual Netflix profile

Netflix has long been available on Google Assistant, but now Google has added the ability to match individual voices with their own Netflix profiles.Until now, only one main paired Netflix account was accessible on Google Home devices,

DoorDash helps users combat food waste

With so much food going to waste, food delivery app DoorDash figured it had the tools to do something about it.Project DASH launched this month to give back to food banks and help restaurants with the 100,000 pounds of their extra food that's thrown away each year. SEE ALSO:

Dramatic photos of flooded Paris as the Seine overflows

In Paris, the Seine is flooding. After heavy rains, the river's water level hit around 16 feet on Tuesday, a city official told The Washington Post. It could reach 19.5 feet by the end of the week. On a normal day, it's about 6.5 feet.

Cyclist stops to give thirsty koala dubbed 'Slurpy' a drink of water

It's stinking hot in Australia right now. So much so that koalas are drinking water, which is something they don't ordinarily do. Cyclist Matt Sully was riding around the Adelaide Hills last Thursday when he came across a thirsty little guy who was looking for a drink.SEE ALSO:

Twitter updates policies to explain why it won't ban Trump

Twitter wants to be absolutely clear to everyone what's a good tweet and what's a bad tweet. And by good and bad tweets, we mean offensive and breaking Twitter's rules. And by everyone, we mean President Donald Trump and the people, like myself,

Saving the world is possible with cardboard in this behind the scenes of our 'Justice League' homema

Mark joins the ranks of the Justice League, armed with the power of cardboard and hot glue! Watch how the homemade crew makes a big-budget trailer, with low-budget materials, in this DIY Justice League Trailer.Subscribe to CineFix for more movie-related content! Read more...More about Marvel,

Gift ideas for kids: STEM toys that are fun and teach coding

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.Millennials' kids are growing up having never known a world before the internet, smartphones, and on-demand television. They're even more comfortable with devices than we are,

Miller啤酒的3D广告牌

俄罗斯设计师Basil Tsedik的一件作品,为Miller啤酒名为“New You”的新广告活动设计的3D户外广告牌,他的作品站点:http://www.behance.net/supergonzo以下是实际效果。

Facebook Messenger debuts on Windows Phone 8, features group conversations and much more

Revealed during the Mobile World Congress last week, the official Facebook Messenger app for Windows Phone 8 is now available for download. Now you can communicate with your Facebook buddies on your Windows Phone using an official app that comes packed with features.

[图]东京著名街区的Apple Store将开业 主打环保绿色

表参道、原宿、涩谷、代官山是东京的四个主要特色街头时装店的聚集地。而位于表参道的 Apple Store 即将于六月开业了。它的特色就是主打绿色、环保。

Jason Biggs Made a Very Insensitive Joke About the Malaysia Airlines Crash

Orange Is the New Black actor Jason Biggs is facing criticism after tweeting an insensitive joke about Thursday's Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine. He made matters worse by calling his critics "assholes" and "pussies."According to Interfax,

等离子电视或走入历史 LG宣布将停产

据韩联社8月26日消息,等离子电视时代走向终点!韩国第二大电视制造商LG 电子宣布,因需求大减,近期内将停止生产等离子面板电视(plasma display panel TV);未来等离子电视大厂将仅剩中国制造商长虹。

Nest Quietly Adds Even More Products To Its Smart Home Ecosystem

Fitness trackers. Cars. Washing machines. Lightbulbs. Cameras. Nest might only really make two products, but it's spent the past year building up a sprawling ecosystem of devices and companies that can function in tandem with its products—and today it announced five more,

英国博物馆数量众多,有哪些有趣的博物馆?

虽然题主问的是英国的博物馆,但是由于我懒,在英国跑的地方也不多,所以回答还时以伦敦的为主吧(请原谅~)大家都已经提到了很多很有代表性的地方,大英、泰特和VAM什么的就不说了,小众的几个Wellcome Collection和Sir John Soane's Museum大家也都介绍的很详细。

腾讯Bugly干货分享:浅谈Swift在实际项目中的应用

Swift发展已有一年多的时间,越来越多的开发者开始学习和使用这门语言,但在实际项目中的应用却还是比较少。本文作者从Swift的语义逻辑、易用性、语言特性、与Cocoa交互等全方位分享如何在实际工程中使用Swift开发。

Rocker dad sings adorable duet with his adorable toddler

Tom Fletcher, guitarist for the band McFly, has made a name for himself online as the father of adorable baby Buzz, whose birth announcement video stands at more than 11 million views.In the time since Buzz's birth in March 2014,

产品思维, UX设计下一个趋势?-人生苦短,做点喜闻乐见的

当想起用户体验,我们经常会想到一款简洁、美观、易用产品的一系列功能,它让我们的生活更简单。针对用户遇到的问题, ...

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