Perhaps lost for many in this weekend's NFL detritus was the Case of Jadeveon Clowney's Instagram ThirstCue the outrage. Misplaced and overblown outrage, but outrage nonetheless — so misplaced and overblown, in fact, that it bears quickly addressing here and nowSee also: Coach K (yup,
Moscow is outraged over a cartoon in France's Charlie Hebdo that mocks the Russian plane crash in Egypt."This has nothing to do with democracy, self-expression or whatever. It is pure blasphemy," Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told reporters, according to Russia's TASS news agency.
A mobile phone ad featuring New York-born Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri on the front page of an Urdu daily newspaper Jung has sparked outrage in Pakistan for being "obscene".See also: Khloe Kardashian covered her butt in glitter.
As house prices get increasingly ridiculous in Australia, so too does real estate advertising.A mega-mansion, fit for a Eurovision star, recently went on the market in the ritzy suburb of Toorak in Melbourne, Australia complete with a video ad to rival The Bold and The Beautiful,
A fire at a Samsung datacentre in Gwacheon, South Korea temporarily knocked out access to Samsung.com on 20 April, affecting a number of devices and services.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/04/22/outrage-as-samsung-services-crash-after-backup-data-centre-fire/
Maybe you're still mourning Brazil's catastrophic loss in the World Cup, but the rest of the world has moved on—to discussing the impact of the next series, which will take place in 11 Russian cities in 2018. And according to their reports, it's going to be very, very expensive. Like $11,
It doesn’t take much to make some cities angry. But in London, a special kind of rage is flowing over a project that seems pretty unobjectionable: A footbridge over the River Thames. And the tension isn’t confined to London.Read more...
Parker Molloy likes to take pictures of weird things in her off-hours. Sometimes she posts them on Twitter with short quips. And then one day, one of her least popular tweets turned into a shitstorm.Read more...
Non-profit digital rights organization EFF rolled out a new mobile application this morning, which allows users to more easily access the group’s “action center” from their smartphone. However, the new app is only being made available to Android users, the EFF explains,
And in doing so, made itself a poster child for rethinking the insane costs of major sporting events like the Olympics, explaining that it would start over with a new design. Could the tide be turning against the idea that cities have to spend billions to host the Games?Read more...
Every so often your faith in humanity is restored when the social world unites to excoriate an event deserving of its wrath. So it goes with Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed a beloved, world-famous lion, Cecil, in Zimbabwe under cover of darkness and questionable legality.
19-year-old Erik Finman, a Bitcoin millionaire, took some free time to make a functional Dr. Octopus suit. Besides looking so cool, it also works as a prosthetic prototype. Read more...More about Comics, Mashable Video, Marvel, Bitcoin, and Social Good
The debate over the Trump administration's immigration policy is still simmering, and the blowback continues to hit Trump — this time in the form of yet another Time magazine cover.
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It's been a year since Uber drivers finally got something they really wanted: tips in its ride-hailing app.In the year since tips were added, drivers have earned more than $600 million in gratuities on the Uber app. In the past three months tips have gone up 30 percent,
If ever you need an amusing social media exchange, you can normally count on Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively to deliver.SEE ALSO: 69 times Ryan Reynolds was hands down the funniest actor on TwitterThey've done it before on Twitter, and now they're at it on Instagram.
Seven rolls of toilet paper, some wet wipes, and an empty bottle for urine drinking — that's what good hiking is all about, right?Well, James Corden certainly seems to think so.SEE ALSO: Tom Cruise recreates Tom Cruise's entire film career in 9 minutesIn the sketch above for The Late Late Show,
The sun rising earlier and shining brighter than usual, the blistering heat, the relentless pit stains, and the influx of wedding invitations you receive in the mail — ah, summer is finally here.SEE ALSO:
Dropbox just became an excellent place to store your Microsoft Office files.The two companies announced a partnership on Tuesday that will allow Microsoft Office apps to sync directly to your Dropbox account, speeding up collaboration and editing.See also:
It's a drone that doubles as a wristband, and it's one step closer to being around your wrist.Nixie takes your GoPro's vantage point one step further: On your command, you can unstrap the band from your wrist; it then transforms into a quadcopter and takes flight. Then, from above,
Now more than ever, governments around the world are eager to get their hands on data about Facebook users — and now more than ever,
This post contains several spoilers about Game of Thrones season 4, episode 2. Do not continue if you have not watched.Break out the party hats, the king is dead!Joffrey Baratheon, perhaps the most hated man-child in Westoros, croaked on Sunday's Game of Thrones, at his own wedding,
We live in a special place and time that our children will mock, when beards are in, farms are cool, pickles are cooler, and farmers markets are the coolest.Read more...