A lot of people who live where it snows are tempted to eat the furry powder straight off the ground or from the sky. But is it actually a good idea?What actually is snow made of, and does pollution affect how healthy the snow really is? Read more...More about Mashable Video, Snow, Water, Clouds,
You wouldn't venture nearly naked into the frozen wastes of your neighborhood during the dead of winter just to use the outhouse, so why do you expect your dog to? This winter hasn't been nearly as intense as last year's snowpacalypse, but it's still a dangerous time of year for pets.
Self-driving cars are most definitely the future. They have been for decades . For Google, that future isn't quite as close as you might think—as of right now, its autonomous vehicle would fail a driver's license test before it ever got out of the parking lot. Read more...
I haven't been skiing since the late '90s. So, for my first time back, a trip out of bounds though the backcountry outside Jackson Hole Mountain Resort was a safe, practical thing to do, right? Read more...
Holiday travel sucks, and most people think that it sucks most around Thanksgiving. That's not necessarily true . However, that probably doesn't make you feel any better if you're reading this while stuck in an airport on the wrong side of the country with hours to wait before your flight leaves.
Want to go the long way round? Or just find some forest trails and go motorcycle camping? This is where you get started. Read more...
The accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 had a devastating impact on the local population and forced 116,000 people to permanently leave their homes. But now researchers have discovered that, while the people may not have returned,
I just spent two weeks in the Philippines, a place The Department of State deems dangerous and warns that “U.S. citizens should continue to exercise extreme caution if traveling to certain regions and cities.” Here’s why it wasn’t scary,
According to Hemingway, “There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.” I just learned that last one. Here’s how you can too. Read more...
High-speed trains—which can hit 300 miles per hour or more—are the ultimate example of how futuristic engineering can solve real-world transportation problems. In the past several decades, dozens of safe, sustainable high-speed train systems have started racing across the planet.
Stretching 200 miles through the Sierra Nevada, most of the High Route is off-trail, posing challenges both physical and mental as you attempt to navigate dangerous, unmarked terrain. It took us two solid weeks. Worth it? Well, at least the photos came out good. Read more...
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,
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:
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 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.
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,
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 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:
Harry Potter fans around the world will have to come to terms with Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts, and Daniel Radcliffe himself is among them.“It’s a very hard thing for me,” Radcliffe told Entertainment Weekly.
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...
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,
A report by Skyhigh Networks found that a large number of cloud providers are yet to take action against the vulnerability and it could have a damaging effect on a huge number of businesses.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/04/11/almost-400-cloud-providers-still-vulnerable-heartbleed-bug/
Will Americans take to smart toilets the way they have embraced smartphones?That's what Yoshiaki Fujimori, CEO of Japan's Lixil Corporation, is hoping. Lixil is adding "integrated bidets" to American Standard Brands, which the company purchased last year. As Fujimori told The Wall Street Journal, U.
LaCie 今天发布了全新 Porsche Design 移动硬盘，这也是全球第一款内置 USB-C 接口的移动硬盘。USB-C 采用正反都可插入的设计，苹果昨天刚刚发布的全新 MacBook 也采用了 USB-C 技术。
虽然 iOS 上的「今日」页面已经能提供使用者一定的信息，但相比 Google Now 能涵盖导航和航班信息的功能，前者似乎还有些不足。