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:

Elon Musk's 'Teslaquila' isn't meshing with Mexico's tequila industry

Elon Musk could soon need a lemon wedge for a salty trademark battle with Mexico's tequila industry.The founder and CEO of Tesla announced a new brand of tequila called "Teslaquila" in October, vaguely tweeting it was "coming soon.

Essential's $149 magnetic dongle will bring back your headphone jack

We know, you miss your headphone jack.Like other smartphones, the Essential Phone has done away with the feature, but the company has just launched its long-touted external headphone adapter and DAC, which magnetically snaps on to the back of your phone.SEE ALSO:

Bitcoin Cash is set to hard fork, and people are losing their cool

Nothing says the future of finance like a good old-fashioned meltdown, and the upcoming bitcoin cash hard fork has that in spades. This is thanks, in no small part, to a man named Craig Wright. Wright,

A college bathroom hides a bizarre Danny DeVito shrine, and we have questions

Do you ever leave a small offering to our Lord and Savior, Danny DeVito, during your restroom breaks? A bathroom apparently located at Purchase College in New York hides a mildly terrifying secret: The paper towel dispenser leads to a "cavernous shrine" to American icon. In one video,

JUUL restricts flavors and asks social media companies to crack down on vape posts

Is this the end of JUUL memes?JUUL announced a number of new measures to try to prevent teens from using its products on Tuesday.Notably, it will stop allowing retailers to sell flavored pods until they install advanced age verification software from JUUL.

Let's all admire Wilfred Warrior, the ridiculous-looking Instagram famous cat

Wilfred the Chinchilla Persian is simultaneously the most adorable and the most horrifying creature you'll ever lay your eyes on. The internet fell in love with the scraggly white cat when comedian Michael Rapaport posted a video of the cat on Instagram. Horrified,

Um, that's not Spike Lee, newspaper front page

We've all made a typo in our time.So has New Zealand's Gisborne Herald, who made an almighty error on the front page of its Tuesday newspaper when it commemorated the late comic book legend Stan Lee.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,

桌面版微信终于来了,但你只能在苹果电脑上用到它

现在,我们终于可以在电脑上使用原生微信客户端了——2月27日凌晨,微信团队低调上线了“微信 for Mac”1 […]

Every U.S. President and The Actors Who Portrayed Them

Which President is Hollywood's favorite? Stories of America's chief executive have always been exceedingly popular pop culture targets, from award-winning films to TV sketch comedy.A compilation of every U.S. President, created by Imgurian Van Victor,

Majority of States Tax Their Citizens at a Moderate Rate

Taxes may be one of only two certain things in this world, but some of us may end up paying more than others depending on which state we live in.A majority of states charge a moderate rate on income, sales and property taxes, according to data collected by Tax-Rates.org.

简单易懂的程序语言入门小册子(6):基于文本替换的解释器,引入continuation - 古霜卡比

当我写到这里的时候,我自己都吃了一惊。 环境、存储这些比较让人耳熟的还没讲到,continuation先出来了。 维基百科里对continuation的翻译是“延续性”。 这翻译看着总有些违和感而且那个条目也令人不忍直视。

当程序员一天天老去……哪些人晚景凄凉

程序员将代码注入生命去打造互联网的浪潮之巅,当有一天他们老了,会走向那里,会做些什么?真正有可能晚景凄凉的程序员,是对技术和产品没有兴趣的人,是仅仅把编程当做生活工具的人,是那些不能终身学习的人。

iPhone 6/6 Plus 改变用户阅读习惯 iPad 遭冷落

根据稍后阅读服务 Pocket 的数据,自从 iPhone 6 和 iPhone 6 Plus 今年 9 月发布后,这两款设备不仅为苹果带来了创纪录的销量和营收,而且这两款大屏幕设备还改变了用户的阅读习惯。

The $1,400 Android Wear Watch, and Other Tech News You Missed 

Android Wear gets dressed up, Uber plans a big move for local delivery, Pluto gets GIFed. BitStream is all the tech news and rumors you missed in the past 24 hours.Read more...

Apple Music vs. the streaming competition

Listening to music online used to be simple: You purchased songs and downloaded them to a music player. That was it. Now, it's all about streaming.At its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple took the wraps off its new streaming service.

Google Maps May Alert You the Next Time You're Near a Train Crossing

Car accidents at railroad crossings spiked nine percent last year, according to the New York Times–a huge number that the Federal Railroad Administration is trying to bring down. Today,

白宫推ConnectHome:让互联网在低收入家庭获普及

据外媒报道,日前,奥巴马领导班子宣布了一个新的互联网项目--ConnectHome。顾名思义,该项目就是要把网络带到各户人家当中,不过这里的人家指的则是那些低收入群体。

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