Your child's next best friend could be this 3.5-foot-tall robot

iPal is a unique humanoid robot designed to teach children and be a friend at home or in the class room. It sings and dances for fun, and provides lessons and stories for education. There are other possible uses for the robot as well, such as for elder care and as a hospitality host. Read more...

George Sr. and Jr. share touching tributes to the late Barbara Bush

While more than 1,000 mourners gathered Saturday to remember former first lady Barbara Bush, her husband paid tribute to his late wife in a special way: with his socks.George H. W. Bush, who is known for his love of colorful socks,

Anthony Hopkins is a treasure and we're lucky to have him on Twitter

Legendary actor Anthony Hopkins is good at Twitter.He may have as much reach as Patrick Stewart, whose 3 million plus followers dwarf Hopkins' 190,000. But he'll get there if he keeps posting oddities like the one he shared on Sunday.SEE ALSO:

AT&T's cheap monthly streaming service is for cord-cutters who don't care about sports

If you like the idea of cable but don't care about sports, AT&T's upcoming streaming service might be for you.The company will soon launch a new $15/month subscription meant to appeal to cord-cutters who don't need sports channels.

Amazon bars trolls from review-bombing James Comey's new book

Amazon isn't letting Donald Trump trolls mire former FBI director James Comey's new book in negative one-star reviews.The online retailer has placed limits on customer reviews of Comey's tell-all, Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership.

Gun-toting dad's threatening 'joke' about his daughter's prom date didn't go over well

Threatening murder to control your daughter's sex life is soooo funny, right?Oh, wait, no it's not. It's horrifying — a fact that seems to have escaped gun-toting Dad and former NFL player Jay Feely when he tweeted out a picture of himself standing between his daughter and her prom date,

So you cleaned out your closet. Now what?

This post is part of Mashable's Spring Cleaning Week. Just a little something to distract you from the eternal dread of constantly wiping all those fingerprints off your screen. Congratulations! If you're reading this,

Apple will replace batteries on some MacBook Pros

Apple is again saying it will replace batteries on some of its devices. This time, though, the issue isn't an iPhone — it's a MacBook. Specifically, 13-inch non-Touch Bar MacBook Pros, which Apple says could have a defect that causes the battery to "expand."SEE ALSO:

'The Walking Dead' comic writer addresses the TV show's major plot twist

Warning: The following post contains spoilers for the most recent episode of The Walking Dead and the comics on which it is based.The writer behind The Walking Dead comics, Robert Kirkman, has finally shared his thoughts about the recent major twist in TWD television show,

Learn the ins and outs of real estate with this 40-hour series of online classes

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission.Buying a home is one of the most significant decisions you’ll ever make. Jobs come and go,

A year later, Trump's rumored 'Pee Tape' might have dampened enthusiasm for golden showers

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the infamous Trump dossier — and with it the moment we all learned about the so-called "Pee Tape."The detailed dossier, which was meant to show collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia,

不仅仅是空格的问题——再谈中西文混排

之前专注研究 Android Design 的 NovaDNG 曾经发表过一篇《空格杂谈》,谈及到中英文混排加入空格使得排版更加美观的问题,他认为在优秀的博客作者之间,这是一项约定俗成的规范。

2014年3月9日 QClub 太原站活动回顾

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O2O市场存缺口–小企业、创业者仍有机会

O2O盛况空前,A股上市企业只要与O2O扯上关系股票立马大涨,而国内互联网、传统零售等巨头们更是重金砸向O2O […]

Top 10 TV Shows on Twitter in Past Year: 'Breaking Bad' Treads Heavily

AMC delivered a one-two punch of watercooler television in the past year with Breaking Bad's final season and The Walking Dead's fourth season consistently dominating the social conversation on social networks and offline (yes,

与明星合作成移动应用获得关注的新方式

8月20日消息,据英国《金融时报》报道,电脑极客和明星貌似是八竿子打不着的两类人,但移动应用开发者似乎要想尽办法要把这两种人撮合在一起。开发者觉得,这是能从拥挤的市场中脱颖而出的新方法。

哪一类动漫作品更容易被改编成真人电影,导致成功与失败主要有哪些原因?

这个问题,应该邀请(傲娇的)萌萌老师才对嘛,他可是电影美漫通杀。我认为,任何一类动漫作品都能够改编为真人电影,而且取得成功。关键要看怎么改。

比尔盖茨称Thomas Piketty对收入不平等的抨击是正确的

法国经济学家Thomas Piketty在其畅销书《二十一世纪的资本论》中讨论了财富和收入不均问题,认为收入不平等是未受控制的资本主义的必然结果。

【一路向北】的士心理治療

在瑞典生活,搭的士的次數寥寥可數,價錢非常昂貴是主要原因。跳上的士最低消費超過 300 港元,並非人人都能夠負擔。車費貴,很少本地人會截的士,多數都是車等人;於是有的士公司就想出另類服務招徠。

2014年基于Raspberry Pi的5大项目

Raspberry Pi(即树莓派)是一款基于Linux系统的单板机计算机,它价格便宜,使用功率小,非常适合于嵌入式项目。

Nickelodeon Unveils “Noggin,” A Mobile Subscription Service For Preschoolers Arriving In March

Nickelodeon today unveiled its new mobile streaming subscription service called Noggin, which will be aimed at preschoolers and priced at $5.99 per month when it launches next month. Parent company Viacom had previously announced the forthcoming service’s arrival in January,

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