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  • newSinema/Ellison 2020
    (Scott Johnson) Kyrsten Sinema and Keith Ellison have a lot in common. They are both prominent Democrats. Sinema represents Arizona in Congress; Ellison represents Minnesota and holds down another job as deputy chairman of the Democratic National Com…
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  • newWhy Elizabeth Warren’s Lies Are Good For America
    (John Hinderaker) Paul and Scott have joined in the general hilarity over Elizabeth Warren’s disclosure that she might be something like 1/1,000 Native American. (Then again, she might not be. There is so little Native American DNA in the database…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 11:50pm -
  • newElizabeth Warren: The movie
    (Scott Johnson) Elizabeth Warren has proved that she is approximately as Native American as the average cigar store Indian. I won’t be persuaded until Ward Churchill has endorsed her claim. Warren released a video (below) in connection with her all…
    - 15 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 9:41pm -
  • newElizabeth Warren’s “vindication”

    - 16 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 8:05pm -
  • newThe Khashoggi slaying, the anti-Trump media, and American foreign policy
    (Paul Mirengoff) The murder of Jamal Khashoggi has replaced Brett Kavanaugh’s high school days as the mainstream media’s obsession. The media attributes the murder to the Saudi Arabian government. I don’t know whether the evidence conclusively…
    - 20 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 4:08pm -

The Daily Caller

Breitbart

  • Pope Francis' Disturbing Cuba Activism
    On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced that the United States would be changing its policy toward Cuba, opening a Havana embassy and expanding travel. “Through these changes, we intend to create more opportunities for the American and Cub…
    - 18 Dec 14, 5:13am -
  • President Obama Picks His Favorite Film of 2014
    President Barack Obama revealed his favorite film of the year to People Magazine in an interview released on Wednesday.  Obama named Richard Linklater’s Boyhood his favorite movie of 2014.  “Boyhood was a great movie,” he told People Magaz…
    - 18 Dec 14, 1:50am -
  • ABC News: North Korea Govt Behind Sony Hack
    On Wednesday's broadcast of ABC's "World News," network report Cecilia Vega confirmed North Korea was behind the cyber-attack on Sony. “Tonight, ABC News has learned federal investigators have determined North Korea is responsible for the worst c…
    - 18 Dec 14, 12:37am -
  • MN State Rep Wants $329,000 Refund from Jonathan Gruber for Work With 'Beyond Laughable' Error Rates
    Minnesota State Representative Greg Davids is calling for embattled MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber, the "architect" of Obamacare, to return all $329,000 he was paid by the state of Minnesota as a subcontractor on a 2011 contract to analyz…
    - 18 Dec 14, 12:36am -
  • Can Obama Act Alone On Cuba
    While some believe today's actions toward Cuba are within the scope of Barack Obama's role as chief executive, there are others who maintain it's not so clear. Given considerable opposition to his move to significantly loosen restrictions as regards…
    - 18 Dec 14, 12:27am -
  • Juan Williams: Cuba Deal 'Pig in a Poke,' 'Nothing There'
    Fox News Analyst and columnist for The Hill, Juan Williams, argued that the deal the Obama administration cut with the government of Cuba was "a pig in a poke" and that "there is nothing there" on Wednesday's "Special Report" on the Fox News Channe…
    - 18 Dec 14, 12:24am -
  • New York to Ban Fracking; Environmentalists Cheer
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Handing environmentalists a breakthrough victory, New York plans to prohibit fracking for natural gas because of what regulators say are its unexplored health risks and dubious economic benefits. New York, which overlies part…
    - 18 Dec 14, 12:22am -
  • FLOTUS Flashback: Woman Asked for Help at Target 'Because She Was Short'
    Wednesday, People magazine published an interview titled "The Obamas: How We Deal with Our Own Racist Experiences," in which Michelle Obama claimed it was due to racism that a woman at Target asked her for help to get detergent from a high shelf. …
    - 18 Dec 14, 12:20am -
  • Americans View of Race Relations is Worst in Two Decades
    Despite, or perhaps because of Barack Obama being in the White House - many feel he's done more harm than good to race relations in America - an NBC News/ Wall Street Journal poll "showed the most pessimistic assessment of racial issues in almost t…
    - 18 Dec 14, 12:09am -
  • Rand Paul Has Sit Down With Goldman Sachs
    Senator and prospective 2016 Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul addressed several Goldman Sachs executives during "a closed-door audience at the firm's 200 West offices as part of an internal company speaker series known as Talks@GS." Reporte…
    - 18 Dec 14, 12:03am -
  • Obama: 'My Recommendation Would Be that People Go to the Movies'
    In segment of an interview that aired on ABC’s “World News” on Wednesday, President Barack Obama reacted to the alleged that cyber-attack, which had been confirmed by U.S. officials by ABC News on Sony from North Korea in what appears to be t…
    - 18 Dec 14, 12:01am -
  • U.S. to announce that North Korea behind Sony hack: CNN
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says federal investigators have now connected the Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. hacking to North Korea and are expected to make an announcement in the near future. The official spoke on condition of anonymity…
    - 17 Dec 14, 11:30pm -
  • Cruz: Don't Listen to Consultant 'Cabal' and Pick Another Romney in 2016
    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) argued that the GOP should not listen to the "cabal" of consultants in the 2016 presidential race and should also not nominate another Bob Dole, John McCain, or Mitt Romney on Wednesday's "Your World with Neil Cavuto" on the…
    - 17 Dec 14, 11:22pm -
  • Obama in 2008: No Normalized Relations with Cuba Until All Political Prisoners Released
    On May 23, 2008, then-presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) gave a speech at the Cuban-American National Foundation’s annual Cuban Independence Day luncheon where he promised he would not begin to "normalize" relations with Cuba until a…
    - 17 Dec 14, 10:53pm -
  • Columnist: Ferguson Protests About 'White Rage,' Not Black Lives
    Chip Johnson, a black columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, has expressed his frustration with the abundance of white voices and paucity of black voices in the Bay Area protests over the deaths of black men like Eric Garner and Michael Brown.…
    - 17 Dec 14, 10:51pm -
  • Pot-Smoking Santa Decoration Removed from Dispensary After Complaints
    A medical marijuana dispensary in the San Pedro area of Los Angeles, California was forced to remove a decal depicting Santa Claus smoking marijuana after dozens of complaints were lodged against the pot shop on Facebook. Last week, the Harbor Hou…
    - 17 Dec 14, 10:40pm -
  • Gas Prices Will Spike in California Jan. 1 Due to Cap-and-Trade
    California’s cap-and-trade program will cause the cost of gasoline to skyrocket after New Year’s Day, reports CBS Los Angeles. The price hikes may come as a shock to drivers, as Americans in the rest of the country will likely continue to enjoy…
    - 17 Dec 14, 10:32pm -
  • Royce: Cuban Prisoner Swap Signals 'Disturbing Trend'
    Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) pointed to a "disturbing trend" under the Obama Administration, in which there are increased negotiations with spies and terrorists, culminating with President Obama's decision to r…
    - 17 Dec 14, 10:26pm -
  • Goodlatte: Court's 'Unconstitutional' Executive Amnesty Opinion 'Good Sign'
    The recent court opinion declaring portions of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration to be “unconstitutional” bodes well for future litigation against the president’s recent order, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlat…
    - 17 Dec 14, 10:17pm -
  • Cruz: Cuba Deal 'Continues the Brutal Repression and Dictatorship'
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said that President Obama's freeing of Cuban spies and push to normalize relations with the island "continues the brutal repression and dictatorship of the Castro Brothers" on Wednesday's "Your World with Neil Cavuto" on the Fo…
    - 17 Dec 14, 10:14pm -

Huffington Post World News

Huffington Post World blog

TMZ

  • newAriana Grande Returns Pete Davidson Engagement Ring, But Will Keep Pet Pig
    Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have called it quits, and that usually means dividing up the pots and pans, or in their case a super expensive engagement ring and a pet pig. Sources close to Ariana tell us she's already returned the…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:00am -
  • newGeorge Lopez Gets In Fight with Donald Trump Troll at Hooters
    George Lopez had a terrible time at Hooters, thanks to one giant boob who goaded him into a fight ... and TMZ has the video. The incident went down Sunday night in New Mexico, where George had spent the week filming the movie "Walking with…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 7:50am -
  • newTrump's 'Republican Club' Painting on '60 Minutes' is a Hot Commodity
    President Trump's painting featuring him with Grand Old Party presidents set the internet ablaze during his "60 Minutes" interview -- but it also lined the painter's wallet with cash.  During 45's interview Sunday night, a lot of people noticed…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 7:40am -
  • newOffset Drops 6 Figures in Jewelry for Cardi B's Birthday
    Offset's not slowing down just 'cause Cardi B's birthday has come and gone ... he's still dropping tons of cash for his new wife ... for some super expensive jewelry. We're told the Migos rapper is giving the "I Like It" rapper a necklace,…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 7:30am -
  • new'Family Matters' Star Darius McCrary Denies Harming 2-Year-Old Daughter
    "Family Matters" star Darius McCrary says it's absurd to think he dislocated his 2-year-old daughter's arm -- as his estranged wife claims -- and suggests his daughter was coached into faking the injury.  We spoke to Darius after his estranged…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 7:20am -
  • newConor McGregor's a 'Quitter,' Doesn't Deserve Rematch, Says Khabib's Manager
    QUITTERS DON'T DESERVE REMATCHES ... so says Khabib Nurmagomedov's manager who says Conor McGregor fought so poorly at UFC 229 that he doesn't deserve another crack at the champ.  "This guy, he quit," Ali Abdelaziz tells TMZ Sports ... "How…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 7:10am -
  • newNew Wave Singer Enya 'Memba Her?!
    Irish Singer Enya gained international fame in the late '80s and early '90s when hit songs like 'Orinoco Flow,' "Book Of Days" and "On My Way Home" made their way into the world's new age listening lives. Guess what she…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 7:01am -

Business Insider

engadget

  • newMontblanc ships the first watch with a Snapdragon Wear 3100
    Montblanc's Summit 2, the first smartwatch powered by Qualcomm's long-awaited Snapdragon Wear 3100, is now available for purchase. The made-for-wearables chipset promises longer battery life and new features, including a much better battery life. Yo…
    - 47 mins ago 16 Oct 18, 11:34am -
  • newThe Morning After: Palm, Pixel 3 and Surface Pro 6
    Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.We'll start with a look back at the life and legacy of Paul Allen, who passed away yesterday at 65. Also, we're taking a peek at Palm's new form factor and digging into reviews for the Pixel 3 family and Micros…
    - 2 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 10:30am -
  • newGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai confirms censored China search engine
    When Google's chief privacy officer admitted to the Senate that the company is working on a secret project called 'Dragonfly,' he refused to say what it is. According to previous reports, Dragonfly is the codename for the censored search engine Goog…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 9:41am -
  • newRolls-Royce teams up with Intel to build autonomous ships
    Rolls-Royce revealed its plans to deploy autonomous ships back in 2016, outlining its strategy and a general overview of how the vessels would work. Now, the ship designer -- Rolls-Royce for shipping and Rolls-Royce the luxury automaker are separate…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:31am -
  • newSurface Pro 6 review: Still the best 2-in-1 PC
    Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 is the ideal hybrid tablet. It's a slate that can run all of the Windows apps you need, and together with its keyboard cover, it can also serve as a solid ultraportable laptop. But honestly, the same was true for last y…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 7:01am -
  • newLarry Page's air taxi company cuts a deal with Air New Zealand
    Remember Google co-founder Larry Page's other "flying car" project that's based in New Zealand? It's called Cora, and is being developed by Zephyr Airworks to provide an autonomous VTOL-capable flying vehicle. Now the local airline Air New Zealand h…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 5:52am -
  • newSnapchat is a popular source for news among college students
    A number of studies have shown that people turn to social media for news, and of all of the social networks out there, Facebook consistently leads the pack in this regard. But a new study from the Knight Foundation has turned up a surprising finding…
    - 8 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 4:01am -
  • newSony's $450 HX99 camera packs 30X zoom into an ultra-compact
    How do you make a point-and-shoot camera appealing when the smartphone in your pocket can already take great photos? By stuffing a ton of features into a design that's almost as easy to carry as that phone, apparently. That's the principal behind So…
    - 9 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 3:40am -
  • newSony tries using blockchain tech for next-gen DRM
    Sony announced today that it's jumping on the blockchain bandwagon for digital rights management (DRM), starting with written educational materials under the Sony Global Education arm of the business. This new blockchain system is built on Sony's pr…
    - 9 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 2:56am -
  • newAmericans fear they can’t identify social media bots
    A new poll from the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank that studies trends, found that many Americans fear they cannot discern a bot from an actual person on social media. This study did not tackle the percentage of people who have been fo…
    - 10 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 2:25am -
  • newJust tell Google Assistant to play Netflix on Android TVs
    Until now, casting video to an Android TV through a Google Assistant-enabled device such as a Google Home or the new JBL soundbar has been a fairly simple affair. With the exception of playing Netflix, that is. Now, Google is finally changing that b…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 1:32am -
  • newWhat's on TV: 'Daredevil,' 'Making a Murderer' and 'Ant-Man'
    We just found out that Iron Fist won't be back for another round, but it's already time for season three of Daredevil on Netflix this week. Other streaming highlights include a second season of Lore on Amazon Prime as well as part two of Netflix's M…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 12:51am -
  • newWinamp plans a streaming-friendly revival in 2019
    Winamp, a relic from the Wild West days of digital music, not only still exists but has a major update on the way for next year. Parent company Radionomy is planning to reboot the service as an all-in-one app that pulls podcasts, playlists, streamin…
    - 12 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 11:58pm -
  • newMicrosoft co-founder Paul Allen dies from cancer at 65
    It's a sad day for the technology world, as Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died at the age of 65 due to complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The tech pioneer had been grappling with the cancer for years after being first diagnosed in 1982…
    - 14 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 10:14pm -
  • newMicrosoft adds dictation to Office web apps to help with dyslexia
    Microsoft has made voice dictation available for desktop Office users for months. Now, though, it's making the feature available to web users in the name of aiding those with dyslexia. The browser versions of both Word and OneNote will enable dict…
    - 15 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 9:43pm -
  • newThe Apple Watch is being used to study joint replacement patients
    As part of its latest healthcare-focused venture, Apple has teamed up with Zimmer Biomet on an app designed for knee and hip replacement patients. The app, called mymobility, works with the Apple Watch and iPhone, and it provides patients with guida…
    - 15 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 9:19pm -
  • newFacebook is banning misinformation about voting ahead of the midterms
    Partisan fraudsters may have a tougher time disseminating misinformation to voters over the next 22 days, as Facebook has vowed to crack down the spread of such "fake news" ahead of November's midterm elections, Reuters reports.
    - 15 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 8:53pm -
  • newTSA outlines its plans for facial recognition on domestic flights
    The Transportation Security Administration is determined to make facial recognition and other biometrics a regular part of the airport experience, and it now has a roadmap for that expansion. The effort will start by teaming with Customs and Border…
    - 16 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 8:37pm -
  • newUK public broadcasters want top billing on streaming services
    As streaming services and set-top boxes continue to creep up on traditional TV, public service broadcasters (PSBs) in the UK are worried about being left behind. The heads of ITV, BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5 are urging the government to require tec…
    - 16 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 8:26pm -
  • newIntel's desktop 9th-generation Core chips can handle 128GB of RAM
    To date, Intel's mainstream processors haven't supported more than 64GB of RAM. That's not a crisis-inducing problem right now (only demanding pros are likely to notice), but the time when you'll want more is on the horizon. Thankfully, Intel is pre…
    - 16 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 8:02pm -
  • newAdobe Photoshop CC for iPad promises 'real' mobile image editing
    You might have noticed that Adobe's slew of announcements at its MAX conference made a reference to Photoshop CC coming for iPad. As it turns out, it's a pretty big announcement -- and it might just change how you edit images on the go. The upcomi…
    - 17 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 7:39pm -
  • newFidelity’s new firm will manage crypto trading for investors
    Financial services firm Fidelity is making a move towards cryptocurrency, announcing a new company that will handle crypto investments for large-scale clients. The new company, Fidelity Digital Asset Services, will manage both trade execution and cr…
    - 17 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 7:27pm -
  • newMicrosoft browsers will disable 20-year-old security protocol
    Microsoft has announced that it will be disabling the oldest versions of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol in Edge and Internet Explorer 11 by default in 2020. The company said in a blog post that the move is intended to help "advance a sa…
    - 17 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 7:03pm -
  • newBMW will give EV batteries new life with recycling program
    BMW is leading a consortium of companies with the goal of giving electric vehicle batteries new life after they've kicked the bucket as a car power source. The partnership with Belgian recycling firm Umicore and Swedish battery manufacturer Northvol…
    - 18 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 6:44pm -
  • newSupersonic car project needs $33 million to avoid bankruptcy
    Project Bloodhound, which is the quest to develop a supersonic vehicle that can break the world record for land speed, has hit a snag. The company behind the project, Bloodhound Programme Ltd., has run out of money and entered administration. In ord…
    - 18 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 6:23pm -

PerezHilton

  • newOrlando Brown Checking Into Rehab After Friends Stage Intervention
    Orlando Brown is finally getting help.  According to TMZ, the That’s So Raven star’s friends staged an intervention to convince Brown to check into rehab after months of trouble with the law. Back in August, Vegas restaurant owner Danny Boy con…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 11:16pm -
  • newGoFundMe Takes Down ‘Homeless’ Pete Davidson Charity
    Ouch. This is some next level trolling right here. Just hours after the news Ariana Grande had broken up with fiance Pete Davidson, someone launched a GoFundMe page for the SNL star. The headline? “Pete Davidson Homeless.” “As you may all…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 10:52pm -
  • newLouis C.K. Is Doing Bits About His Sexual Misconduct Fallout Now
    Louis C.K. is back at work after spending a few months in comedy jail after an investigative report detailed his sexual misconduct. The Louie star had not publicly addressed the allegations since his almost apologetic letter admitting he had in fac…
    - 14 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 10:32pm -

GIZMODO - Full Feed

  • Zillow Sends Cease and Desist Letter To McMansion Hell, the Architectural Criticism Blog We Need Right Now
    Real estate aggregator site Zillow has sent a cease and desist letter to the creator of McMansion Hell, the most popular lampooner of suburban ticky-tacky monstrosities. Zillow claims that by using photos from their site, the architectural criticism…
    - 27 Jun 17, 12:14am -
  • Measuring Tape in Augmented Reality Is Way More Exciting Than It Should Be
    There are a few reasons to be bullish about augmented reality. It’s just neat is the most important reason. Its practicality is another great factor. But above all, the fact that Apple is about to unleash its app developers to go crazy with AR in…
    - 26 Jun 17, 11:35pm -
  • Without Chrono Trigger, the SNES Classic Is Just a Fancy Brick
    On Monday, Nintendo formally announced the feverishly-anticipated Super Nintendo Classic Edition, a miniature version of the beloved 16-bit console coming to stores this September. 21 well-chosen titles will be cooked into the device—with one crit…
    - 26 Jun 17, 10:25pm -
  • The Senate Health Bill Really Is as Bad as You Imagined
    The Senate’s health care bill proposal would mean 22 million fewer people would have health insurance, according to estimates from the Congressional Budget Office delivered on Monday. That projection is just about one million fewer than an earlie…
    - 26 Jun 17, 10:20pm -
  • NASA: You Could Probably Make Wine In Space
    As humanity expands to become a multi-planetary species, some important questions must be considered: Can we bring cats? What about dogs? Also, can we make wine in space?Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 9:05pm -
  • These Finches Have a Brilliant Strategy For Fighting Off Ticks
    Everyone is talking about ticks this year, for good reason: This year’s tick forecast is especially bad. But humans aren’t the only ones worried about the horrible little buggers. It seems like at least one bird species safeguards its nests aga…
    - 26 Jun 17, 9:02pm -
  • Goodbye Gchat, Hello Chaos
    A chat client, in my experience, needs to do one thing besides facilitate a text exchange between two or more parties: It needs to inform you whether someone is or is not available to send and receive such messages. Gchat used to do that fairly well…
    - 26 Jun 17, 8:45pm -
  • How to Install the iOS 11 Public Beta (If You Dare)
    Apple just launched the iOS 11 public beta for the whole world to try, and holy heck, don’t get too excited yet. Obviously, your iPhone or iPad will be cooler than all your friends’ are if you’re running the new software before any of them. Th…
    - 26 Jun 17, 8:45pm -
  • Mesh Networking On a Budget: Get Three TP-Link Decos For Just $179
    Update 6/26: This code is still valid, but an on-screen clippable $20 coupon will bring it down to $179. That’s just $60 per router!Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 7:05pm -
  • For Frequent Travelers, The Chase Sapphire Reserve Is A Core Holding
    The Chase Sapphire Reserve is the step up version of our readers’ favorite travel rewards credit card, the Chase Sapphire Preferred. If you’re a frequent traveler, the Reserve is essential.Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 7:00pm -
  • Scientists Have Finally Figured Out Why Chimps Are So Damn Strong
    Humans may have big, bulbous brains, but when it comes to pure muscle power, we’re often considered the weakest of the great apes. Even chimpanzees, who are significantly smaller than us, exhibit levels of strength that are practically super-human…
    - 26 Jun 17, 7:00pm -
  • Oscar Mayer Made a Drone to Rain Hot Dogs Down on Humanity
    As is currently en vogue for any company making a product that ends up in consumers’ hands, Oscar Mayer is expanding its Weinermobile fleet with a phallic flying drone that can (supposedly) drop a single hot dog on someone not too worried about wh…
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:25pm -
  • The Far-Right Alliance Is Over
    We were promised a showdown at high noon. Instead, Washington DC was host to two pitifully-attended competing rallies this Sunday, followed by a Twitter slapfight between two 39-year-old men. What was scheduled to be a single rally for free speech…
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:10pm -
  • Facebook Wants Kids in Juvenile Detention to Get Internet Access
    Facebook is supporting a bill currently before the California legislature that, if passed, would give children in juvenile detention facilities and foster care homes the right to internet access.Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
  • Tom Holland Confirms That Peter Parker Appeared in Iron Man 2 (UPDATED)
    For years, it was one of the better fan theories out there, and now it’s confirmed to be true: Peter Parker was in Iron Man 2. Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 5:50pm -
  • How to Post Instagram Photos From Your Mac
    Mac: Some of the most popular apps on your phone most likely have a web-friendly version. Facebook and Twitter both started on the web, after all. But Instagram is different, and not exactly web-friendly, which makes it a hassle if you prefer to edi…
    - 26 Jun 17, 5:00pm -
  • Transformers: The Last Knight: The Spoiler FAQ
    Did you see Michael Bay’s fifth movie in the disturbingly profitable Transformers franchise this weekend? Did you have a question about it, besides “Why is this movie about giant robots and explosions so boring?” Our patented Spoiler FAQ has a…
    - 26 Jun 17, 5:00pm -
  • Super Nintendo Classic Edition Arrives September 29th With 21 Games [Updated]
    After the insanely successful NES Classic Edition completely sold out until Nintendo inexplicably stopped making it, the company is following up with a miniature version of the Super Nintendo that will come bundled with 21 classic 16-bit games inclu…
    - 26 Jun 17, 4:14pm -
  • It's Back! Get 100 Velcro Cable Ties For $6 With Prime Shipping
    Velcro cable ties can transform the rat king of cables behind your desk or home theater into something more manageable, and you can get 100 of them today on Amazon for just $6. Now, Amazon frequently lists these at $5, but as add-on items that only…
    - 26 Jun 17, 4:12pm -
  • What Sorcery Keeps This Giant Ball Floating on a Tiny Stream of Water?
    We’ve all made a tiny ping-pong ball float on a hair dryer, but what YouTube’s Veritasium is demonstrating here—a giant styrofoam ball floating on the side of a thin stream of water—seems to contradict every scientific law governing our univ…
    - 26 Jun 17, 4:11pm -
  • The Amazon Echo Show Is the Best Dumb Smart Machine in My Home
    The first night the Amazon Echo Show was in my bedroom I had to carefully lay it face down on my nightstand. The display, which was cycling through my upcoming meetings, most recent news, and the weather, was simply too bright. It was like having a…
    - 26 Jun 17, 4:00pm -
  • Walt Disney's Hand-Drawn Map of Disneyland Just Sold for a Bonkers Price
    The Disney fan army can’t get enough of Mickey Mouse and his magical empire. That’s why its no surprise that someone spent $708,000 on a hand-drawn map of Disneyland in California, conceived by none other than the MickeyMaster himself, Walt Disn…
    - 26 Jun 17, 3:27pm -
  • Pilot Asks Passengers To Pray After Plane Starts Shaking Violently
    An AirAsia X flight from Perth, Australia, to Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, encountered some sort of technical problem yesterday, which made the plane start to wobble and vibrate for over an hour. Faced with such a dilemma, the pilot, normally a calm, col…
    - 26 Jun 17, 3:13pm -
  • Today's Best Deals: Amazon Echo, Multi-Room Speaker, Minions Sale, and More
    An under-desk elliptical, $50 off the Amazon Echo, and every Minions accessory you could ever want lead off Monday’s best deals.Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 2:04pm -
  • Doctor Who Reminds Us Why the Cybermen Will Always Be Its Scariest Enemies
    When asked about the scariest Doctor Who villains, fan have all sorts of responses. The Daleks are the go-to, but there’s new-era villains like the Weeping Angels, or everything from Autons to Zygons. But this week’s Doctor Who was a chilling re…
    - 26 Jun 17, 2:00pm -

GIZMODO - Top Stories

Mashable

  • newColbert's spoof of Trump on '60 Minutes' is both hilarious and frightening
    Trump's interview with 60 Minutes was a rare insight into what the president thinks about issues like climate change, not that it satisfied Stephen Colbert, or anything.The Late Show host re-enacted the Lesley Stahl interview on Monday night, be…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 9:32am -
  • new9 scary movies that are surprisingly sexy
    Warning: Some super light spoilers lie ahead.As any decent witch will tell you, spooky and sexy are not mutually exclusive.The horror industry is a beast with as many subgenres as Medusa has heads. You can go gothic or slasher, found footage or…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 9:30am -
  • newThis collapsible and foldable helmet could change bike safety as we know it
    When riding a bike, wearing a helmet is an important safety precaution, especially in a busy city or a suburban street. It’s like wearing a seatbelt in a car: you hope you never need it, but you sure are glad you have it strapped around you if…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 9:00am -
  • new10 of the best toaster ovens according to reviewers on Amazon
    Toaster ovens are about way more than just heating up frozen waffles. It's essentially a tiny version of your convection oven that fits on your counter. From pizza to dessert to (of course) breakfast, the possibilities are practically endless. Yo…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 9:00am -
  • new5 of the most in-demand programming languages — and where to learn them
    Programming is often misconstrued as a profession reserved for people with a super high IQ and a wardrobe composed exclusively of black hoodies. There is no truth to this, of course. This is real life, not The Social Network. These days, having…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 9:00am -
  • newBoost your Instagram game with these selfie drones, most of which are on sale
    If you’re looking to up your selfie game, why not invest in some pocket-sized drones that can take awesome aerial photos of you and your friends? These three drones can help make your most memorable hangouts even more 'grammable by shooting the…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 9:00am -
  • newWinamp, legendary music player of the 2000s, is getting a streaming era refresh
    Winamp, the legendary music player which was a staple of early 2000s computers, is getting a refresh for the streaming era.It'll become an audio app which brings together music, podcasts and streaming in one place, according to TechCrunch.SEE A…
    - 5 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 6:53am -
  • newPiers Morgan gets dragged for going after men holding babies
    Ugh. I regret to inform you that Piers Morgan is at it again. The TV personality, known for his terrible hot takes, blatant misogyny, and strange obsession with Donald Trump took to Twitter to rail against ... good fathers? SEE ALSO: Watch th…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 1:01am -
  • newTrump-themed dating app leaks users' personal data
    It just got a little harder for all the Trump-loving singles out there to find romance. It turns out that Donald Daters, a dating app targeted at those whose attempts at love have been stymied by their support for Donald Trump, has been leaking…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 12:55am -
  • newTributes pour in for late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen
    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's death has prompted heartfelt tributes from tech luminaries, but he's also been lauded for his work in sports and philanthropy.Allen passed away on Monday, his family confirmed, after complications from non-Hodgk…
    - 12 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 12:31am -
  • newThe 'Same Energy' meme oddly makes perfect sense
    You know when you see two vastly different photos that just ... give off the same energy?It's been a year for describing things by their vibes, from BDE to horse girl energy. The latest: comparing images that inexplicably give off the same energ…
    - 12 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 12:05am -
  • newJeff Bezos is totally cool with governments investigating Amazon
    The world's richest man is spending a billion dollars a year helping to launch the human race into space. Next to that goal, the threat of a government antitrust investigation into his trillion-dollar company is no big deal. That was the impres…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 11:49pm -
  • newFacebook cracks down on voter suppression ahead of U.S. midterm elections
    Facebook is expanding its fight against fake news and tackling the most direct way it affects elections: voter suppression.In a post titled "Expanding Our Policies on Voter Suppression," Facebook’s public policy manager Jessica Leinwand explai…
    - 14 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 10:43pm -
  • newMicrosoft co-founder Paul Allen has died from cancer
    Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, passed away Monday. He was 65.His death was confirmed by a statement from his company, Vulcan Inc, reports CNBC, and was the result of complications stemming from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.Allen's sister, J…
    - 14 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 10:26pm -
  • newChrissy Teigen's 9 best viral moments
    Chrissy Teigen has proved countless times over that she's a social media genius. She's become known for her quick-witted remarks, pointed clap backs, and endless roasts of her  husband, John Legend. But Teigen doesn't just generate amusing con…
    - 15 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 9:35pm -
  • newEverything is not 'awesome' at Facebook, says Instagram co-founder
    Everything may be awesome and cool when you're part of a team, as The LEGO Movie taught us. But apparently that doesn't apply to the team at Facebook.The social media giant has been rocked by a number of high-profile departures recently — the…
    - 15 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 9:25pm -
  • newSudden price drop shows largest 'stablecoin,' Tether, isn't so stable after all
    I mean, it's right there in the name.The largest so-called stablecoin by market cap, Tether (USDT), is supposedly pegged to the U.S. dollar and always worth $1. However, if there's one thing we know for sure about the world of cryptocurrency, it…
    - 15 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 9:05pm -
  • newHBO's 'Watchmen' series teased in a puzzling Instagram post
    Who watches the Watchmen? Everyone, once Damon Lindelof's take on the classic graphic novel comes to HBO.The in-production series is supposed to air on the premium cable network sometime in 2019. This teasing first look, via the official Watchme…
    - 16 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 8:40pm -
  • newClimate deniers love to repeat this dead wrong talking point. Here's how to refute it.
    On Sunday morning, CNN anchor Jake Tapper asked U.S. Senator Marco Rubio whether he thought the changing climate on Earth today was "at least in part" caused by humans. On live television, Rubio acknowledged that humans were partly responsible,…
    - 16 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 8:38pm -
  • newE-scooters finally return to San Francisco—without Bird and Lime
    It's been a wild ride, but e-scooters are officially back in San Francisco.It only took an official ban, a drawn-out permit application process, a surprising selection announcement, three appeals (from Lime, Uber's Jump, and Spin), and a denied…
    - 16 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 8:26pm -
  • newDoes the Google Pixel 3 have the best smartphone camera? — Mashable Reviews
    We've been using the new Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL for a week. Are the cameras the best on any smartphone? Check out our video review, and read the full, in-depth review of the two Android phones here. Read more...More about Google, Mashable Video,…
    - 16 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 8:19pm -
  • newMan goes skinny dipping in shark tank, and he's lucky his ween didn't get bit off
    Some would call this stunt ... Adult Swim. On Friday, a man decided to jump into the expansive 2.9 million liter tank at Ripley's Aquarium in Toronto, in the nude. The massive tank is the largest exhibit at the Canadian aquarium, and allows vis…
    - 17 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 6:56pm -
  • newPeter Dinklage sure makes it sound like Tyrion will die in 'Game of Thrones'
    Fellow watchers on the wall, we must now add one more beloved Game of Thrones character to the endless list of potential and devastating deaths in the upcoming final season.And while just about every character should be on that list, the Emmy-aw…
    - 17 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 6:52pm -

TC Techcrunch

GAWKER

  • How Things Work
    Gawker.com is shutting down today, Monday 22nd August, 2016, some 13 years after it began and two days before the end of my forties. It is the end of an era.Read more...
    - 22 Aug 16, 9:33pm -
  • Letters From Our Exes
    Gawker.com will cease operations today. I asked former editors of the site to help us send it off. Thanks for reading, commenting, and tipping. Long live Gawker. —APRead more...
    - 22 Aug 16, 8:45pm -
  • How Guilty Should I Feel?
    I often feel guilt when I assign a story. This is partly a function of being a woman who would, if she had her way, please and comfort her entire universe of acquaintances, and partly a function of having been convinced at a relatively young age by…
    - 22 Aug 16, 8:26pm -
  • Gawker Was Murdered by Gaslight
    A lie with a billion dollars behind it is stronger than the truth. Peter Thiel has shut down Gawker.com. Read more...
    - 22 Aug 16, 7:56pm -
  • What Was Gawker? 
    Wherever you go in this life, there is some jerk telling you what to do. Almost always. But not always. Read more...
    - 22 Aug 16, 7:15pm -
  • There's Someone Else I've Got To Be
    Breakups have a way of robbing you of your identity, especially when you’re the one who’s being broken up with. If the union was worth joining in the first place, severing it disrupts your habits, your decision-making, your system of loving. It…
    - 22 Aug 16, 6:59pm -
  • Mission Demolished
    A cool sunset does more for a hot publication’s glory than all the sweaty days of its actual word-pushing. As night falls—and night always falls, honey—plenty of beloveds return and gather round to tamp down the grave. Some come to tap-dance b…
    - 22 Aug 16, 4:30pm -

lifehacker

THE DAILY BEAST

  • newMeghan Markle and Prince Harry Make First Public Appearance Since Announcing Pregnancy
    Getty / Paul EdwardsMeghan Markle and Prince Harry have made their first public appearance since announcing to the world that they are expecting a baby in the spring.The couple, who are on the first leg of a 16-day tour of Australasia, announced M…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 9:04am -
  • newSNL’s Hypocrisy Knows No Bounds
    Will Heath/NBCOn Nov. 7, 2015, Donald Trump hosted Saturday Night Live. The decision to extend such a coveted platform to the candidate was puzzling given that only months earlier, the variety show’s network, NBC, had severed business ties with T…
    - 3 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 9:00am -
  • newThe Birth, Death & Rebirth of Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey
    Artur Widak/NurPhoto via GettyThe War of the Spanish Succession. The War of the Quadruple Alliance. The War of Jenkins’ Ear. The War of the Austrian Succession. The Jacobite Rebellion. The Seven Years’ War (A.K.A. the French and Indian War). The…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:48am -
  • newDuncan Hunter’s ‘Treason’ Attack Breaks Disgusting New Ground
    Getty/Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastThe unbridled right-wing id has been a bit in check during this campaign. They’re playing defense this go-round, so we haven’t seen the all-out orgiastic hatefest that characterized 2016. Some of them a…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:47am -
  • newBig Oil Says You’re Safe From These Toxic Clouds. You’re Not
    Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastBy Larry BuhlTorrance, California, is a tidy community of mostly mid-century homes situated between Los Angeles and Long Beach. It boasts a beautiful shoreline, an art museum, and nearly 150,000 residents who,…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:47am -
  • new‘Black Ops 4’: How ‘Call of Duty’s’ New Battle Royale Mode Outshines ‘Fortnite’
    ActivisionCall of Duty: Black Ops 4 is the most significant release in the wildly successful first-person shooter franchise in over a decade. Maybe there’s something about fourths, because it was Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare that changed what th…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:47am -
  • newReps. Greg Walden and Kevin McCarthy Get Tons of Money From Big Pharma
    Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastBy Emmarie Huetteman and Sydney LupkinBefore the midterm elections heated up, dozens of drugmakers had already poured about $12 million into the war chests of hundreds of members of Congress.Since the beginning…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:46am -
  • newTrump Did a Good Thing and Immediately Canceled It Out
    Joe Raedle/GettyWhile President Donald Trump is largely shrugging off the apparent murder of United States resident and Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, he has taken full credit for American pastor Andrew Brunson’s release from a Turkish…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:46am -
  • newK Street Firms Bailing on Saudi Over Khashoggi—but Replacements Will ‘Line Up’
    Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastSaudi Arabia’s cozy relationship with Washington lobbyists just took a body blow. Within hours of CNN reporting that Saudi officials were preparing to reveal that they killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:45am -
  • newInside Rome’s Secret Gaudi-esque Art Nouveau District
    Riccardo Sala/AlamyROME—The eternal city may be one of the most beautiful places on the planet, but after wandering around for a while, everything admittedly starts looking the same. The marble chunks and fallen facades of the Roman ruins all star…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:45am -
  • newDid Japan’s Seedy Teen Idol Business Drive This Girl to Death?
    Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastTOKYO—The Japanese call them “idols,” or aidoru: young women and girls who sing, dance, and act for their adoring male fans, and are role models for many kids. But they are under tremendous pressure and oft…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:44am -
  • newThe NBA Is Fake Woke
    Andrew D. Bernstein/GettyIt was a small imposition of authority by the NBA in the grand scheme of things, but a revealing one. Over the summer, J.R. Smith, the oft-shirtless Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard, added a brand new tattoo to some of th…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:44am -
  • newRepublicans Are Adopting the Proud Boys
    Elijah Nouvelage/GettyNine members of the far-right Proud Boys group and three protesters are facing riot and assault charges after a street brawl between them Friday night in New York. The fight wasn’t a random clash, though: The Proud Boys were…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:43am -
  • newDemocrats to Obama: Where Are You?
    Mark Makela/GettyWith just three weeks to go before one of most critical midterm elections in modern American history, the most powerful figure in the Democratic Party has kept his distance. Barack Obama’s involvement in the 2018 cycle was always…
    - 4 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 8:42am -
  • newJimmy Kimmel Roasts Trump’s ‘Insane’, Unrealistic Presidential Painting
    ABCOn his first night of his annual week-long stint in Brooklyn, Jimmy Kimmel had a question for his New York audience. “Is Donald Trump the president here, too?” he asked. “Well, back in L.A. he is, and it’s not going great.” The late-ni…
    - 8 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 4:15am -
  • newIn ‘Fireflies,’ Racism, Sexuality, and a 1960s Inferno
    Courtesy Ahron R. FosterAll seems tranquil at the outset of Fireflies. We first see Olivia (DeWanda Wise), a black housewife in her well-appointed 1960s kitchen, sneaking a cigarette before her husband Charles (Khris Davis) returns home. But this gl…
    - 10 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 2:00am -
  • newDonald Trump Strikes a Blow Against Stormy Daniels—but Not Where It Counts
    Ralf Hirschberger/AFP/GettyDonald Trump won a legal battle Monday against one of his accusers, Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels. But despite the (expected) spin from Planet Trump and the (unexpected) way many media outlets are buying into it,…
    - 10 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 1:57am -
  • newEx-Trump Aide Jason Miller Hires Hulk Hogan’s Lawyers to Sue Gizmodo Over Abortion Pill Story
    Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastFormer Trump aide Jason Miller sued Gizmodo Media Group for $100 million on Monday, claiming one of its news sites colluded with his ex-lover to plant a false story that he slipped an abortion pill into the smoot…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 1:42am -
  • newOregon’s GOP Governor Candidate Knute Buehler Wants Weakened Vaccine Laws
    Greg Wahl-Stephens/APThe Republican gubernatorial nominee in Oregon declared in a recent debate that he supported loosening vaccination requirements in his state, raising alarm from medical professionals there. Knute Buehler, a physician who curren…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 1:25am -
  • newStephen Colbert Has Had It With Trump’s Elizabeth Warren DNA Witch-Hunt
    CBSStephen Colbert had to sit down to talk about the renewed feud between President Donald Trump and the U.S. senator he refers to as “Pocahontas” Monday night. “Well, after years of mocking Elizabeth Warren, clearly the president must have h…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 1:20am -
  • new‘Pissed’ Ari Emanuel Called Jared Kushner to Vent About Saudi Khashoggi Fiasco
    Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastAri Emanuel, one of Hollywood’s most powerful figures, reached out to one of President Trump’s closest White House aides to convey his extreme displeasure with the Saudi regime and its alleged slaying of jour…
    - 12 hours ago 16 Oct 18, 12:03am -
  • newMattis Isn’t Going Anywhere Unless Trump Says ‘You’re Fired!’
    Drew Angerer/GettyPresident Donald Trump just told the world that he doesn’t care about human rights abuses—and he hinted at the possible departure of retired Marine Corps Gen. Jim Mattis, arguably the top official American that allies rely on t…
    - 16 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 8:09pm -
  • newAriana Grande and Pete Davidson Split: Our Celebrity Couple Obsession Has Become Toxic
    Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily BeastThere’s nothing wrong with being interested in the lives of celebrities. It’s a human instinct that stretches back to the Greeks and Romans, and probably even further if I had the energy to Googl…
    - 17 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 7:04pm -
  • newNYPD Looks to Charge 9 Proud Boys With Assault for Manhattan Fight
    Sandi BachomThe New York Police Department announced that it has enough evidence to charge nine members of the right-wing group Proud Boys and three protestors with various counts of rioting, assault, and attempted assault in connection with a brawl…
    - 18 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 6:36pm -
  • newLobbying Shop Inks New Saudi Contract Amid Khashoggi Backlash
    Ahmet Bolat/GettyProminent members of Washington’s influence industry are distancing themselves from the government of Saudi Arabia as it faces withering criticism over its alleged involvement in the likely murder of a prominent journalist in a Sa…
    - 18 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 6:22pm -

SMASHING MAGAZINE

  • newSmart Bundling: How To Serve Legacy Code Only To Legacy Browsers
    A website today receives a large chunk of its traffic from evergreen browsers — most of which have good support for ES6+, new JavaScript standards, new web platform APIs and CSS attributes. However, legacy browsers still need to be supported for th…
    - 24 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 12:30pm -
  • Designing Experiences To Improve Mental Health
    Did you know that a simple search for “depression” on the iPhone App Store brings up 198 results? In the Android Play Store, it brings up 239. The categories range from “Medical” to “Health & Fitness” to “Lifestyle.” The apps themselv…
    - 4 days ago 12 Oct 18, 12:00pm -
  • Saving Grandma’s Recipes With Xamarin.Forms
    My grandma makes the best, most fluffiest, go weak-in-your-knees buns that anybody has ever tasted. The problem is, there’s a ton of secret ingredients (and I’m not just talking love) that go into those buns, and those ingredients and directions…
    - 5 days ago 11 Oct 18, 12:10pm -
  • Meet “Form Design Patterns,” Our New Book On Accessible Web Forms — Now Shipping!
    Forms. It’s no coincidence that the word rhymes with “yawns” — web forms are dull to code and even duller for your visitors to fill in. But without forms, the web would just be a library. They let us comment, collect, book, buy, share, and a…
    - 6 days ago 10 Oct 18, 11:45am -
  • Form Design Patterns Book Excerpt: A Registration Form
    Let’s start with a registration form. Most companies want long-term relationships with their users. To do that they need users to sign up. And to do that, they need to give users value in return. Nobody wants to sign up to your service — they jus…
    - 6 days ago 10 Oct 18, 10:25am -
  • Practical Suggestions To Improve Usability Of Landing Pages With Animation From Slides
    (This is a sponsored post.) For a long time, UI animation was an afterthought for designers. Even today, many designers think of animation as something that brings delight but does not necessarily improve usability. If you share this point of view, t…
    - 7 days ago 9 Oct 18, 12:00pm -
  • Getting Started With Gutenberg By Creating Your Own Block
    WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) by far —powering more than 30% of the web. It has undergone a huge metamorphosis during its 15 years of existence. Its latest addition is Gutenberg which is to be released in version 5.0…
    - 8 days ago 8 Oct 18, 11:50am -
  • SmashingConf Toronto Videos
    This year, many of your favorite speakers were featured at our conference in Toronto, however, things were quite different this time. The speakers had been asked to present without slides. Yep, and it was brilliant!In this pairing of videos from Sma…
    - 11 days ago 5 Oct 18, 4:00pm -
  • Taming <code>this</code> In JavaScript With Bind Operator
    Do you want to discover the next exciting JavaScript features that you didn’t even know you needed? In this article, I will introduce one of these proposals that if accepted may change the way you write code the same way the spread operator did.Ho…
    - 11 days ago 5 Oct 18, 12:20pm -
  • Use Cases For Flexbox
    We come to the final part in my Flexbox series here at Smashing Magazine. In this post, I am going to spend some time thinking about what the use cases for Flexbox really are, given that we now have CSS Grid Layout, giving some suggestions for what y…
    - 12 days ago 4 Oct 18, 11:50am -
  • How To Build A News Application With Angular 6 And Material Design
    Are you looking to combine Google’s material design with Angular applications? Well, look no further!In this tutorial, we’re going to build a news application using two of the most powerful and popular resources out there, Angular 6 and material…
    - 13 days ago 3 Oct 18, 10:00am -
  • How To Build A Website With The WP Page Builder Plugin
    (This is a sponsored post.) WordPress page builders are the first choice for creating a perfect website without any help from a developer. And a new one is on the market that we are going to test in this article. It’s WP Page Builder. We’ll learn…
    - 14 days ago 2 Oct 18, 11:30am -
  • The New Framer X: Initial Impressions
    The Framer team recently released a new prototyping tool, Framer X, and I was lucky enough to be able to test it during the beta phase. In this article, I’d like to share my thoughts about this new tool and its features. I’ll make a comparison wi…
    - 15 days ago 1 Oct 18, 11:30am -
  • October Magic For Your Desktop (2018 Edition)
    The leaves are shining in the most beautiful colors and pumpkins are taking over the front porches. Time to welcome the spookiest of all months: October! To get your desktop ready for fall and the upcoming Halloween season, artists and designers from…
    - 16 days ago 30 Sep 18, 7:00am -
  • Privacy By Design: How To Sell Privacy And Make Change
    Privacy is a fundamental human right that allows us to be our true selves. It’s what allows us to be weirdos without shame. It allows us to have dissenting opinions without consequence. And, ultimately, it’s what allows us to be free. This is why…
    - 18 days ago 28 Sep 18, 11:50am -

FAIL Blog

KOTAKU"

  • Japan And Europe's SNES Classic Is Better
    Just like how the actual PAL/JP Super Nintendo looked better than the North American model, so too it is with the Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, which like the NES Mini will release in two versions.Read more...
    - 27 Jun 17, 12:00am -
  • Top Pistol Mercy Will Wreck Your Shit, But Only If She Has To
    Mercy is Overwatch’s most straightforward healer. While Ana and Lucio are clearly built to mix (and/or boop) it up, Mercy’s got nothing but a dinky pistol and a dream. Many Overwatch players ridicule offense-minded “Battle Mercys” because th…
    - 26 Jun 17, 11:35pm -
  • There's A Persona 5 Messaging App For Android
    There’s an IM app available on the Play Store that will let you message just like the protagonist from Persona 5. It’s great, including everything from the swish animations to the colour-coded days of the week.Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 11:00pm -
  • This Ain't Rocket League, Son
    Today on Highlight Reel we have Murphy’s Law, car crashes, Rainbow 6 surprises, and much more!Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 10:30pm -
  • The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were
    The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were Afraid to Ask | Deadspin 10 Years After The Chris Benoit Killings, Pro Wrestling Still Can’t Fix Itself | Jezebel The Tabloids Are Having a Har…
    - 26 Jun 17, 10:03pm -
  • Nex Machina Is An Excellent Arcade Throwback
    Nex Machina is a twin stick shooter from the developers of Resogun and Robotron creator Eugene Jarvis. It’s packed with lasers and giant robots. Staff writer Heather Alexandra and Kotaku editor in chief Stephen Totilo blast their way to victory in…
    - 26 Jun 17, 9:01pm -
  • How to Install the iOS 11 Public Beta (If You Dare)
    Apple just launched the iOS 11 public beta for the whole world to try, and holy heck, don’t get too excited yet. Obviously, your iPhone or iPad will be cooler than all your friends’ are if you’re running the new software before any of them. Th…
    - 26 Jun 17, 8:45pm -
  • Secret World Legends Lets The Game's Story Shine
    Secret World Legends launches today, a free-to-play reimagining of Funcom’s 2012 Lovecraftian MMO The Secret World. Secret World Legends streamlines a lot of the game’s core systems to make it more action-oriented and player-friendly. These chan…
    - 26 Jun 17, 8:43pm -
  • Rocket League's Tiny Toy Cars Are So Cute
    Looking to capture the thrill of a heated round of Rocket League on your desk? Zag Toys’ collectible pull-back racers won’t do that, but they’re so damn adorable.Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 8:00pm -
  • FFXIV Stormblood Feels Like Its Own Final Fantasy Game
    Stormblood isn’t just a huge chunk of new content for Final Fantasy XIV. It’s the third game in an ongoing series, one that happens to share the same space as its predecessors. Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 7:30pm -
  • Dungeons & Dragons Wouldn’t Be What It Is Today Without These Women
    Almost every copy of the first Dungeons & Dragons adventure written by a woman is buried in a landfill in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 7:00pm -
  • The Makers Of Fire Emblem Warriors Won't Tell Us If Donnel Is In It
    Fire Emblem Warriors is an upcoming hack and slash game featuring heroes from the popular strategy games. Staff writer Heather Alexandra and Kotaku editor in chief Stephen Totilo sat down with Masahiro Higuchi from Intelligent Systems and Yosuke Hay…
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:38pm -
  • Let's End the GIF/JIF Pronunciation Debate Right Now 
    Once a week, for the past eight-odd years, I overhear it: “It’s GIF, not JIF.” “Actually, it’s officially JIF.” If the arguers are educated in the subject, they’ll rattle through their supporting arguments: It’s JIF because its inven…
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
  • Some Things I Noticed In Super Mario Odyssey
    I did not get to play Super Mario Odyssey at E3 2017. However, my colleagues did, and I got to study 20 minutes of delicious footage they captured. I spent too much time frame-by-frame studying the glorious dust cloud effects when Mario butt-stomps.…
    - 26 Jun 17, 5:40pm -
  • Transformers: The Last Knight: The Spoiler FAQ
    Did you see Michael Bay’s fifth movie in the disturbingly profitable Transformers franchise this weekend? Did you have a question about it, besides “Why is this movie about giant robots and explosions so boring?” Our patented Spoiler FAQ has a…
    - 26 Jun 17, 5:00pm -
  • It's Back! Get 100 Velcro Cable Ties For $6 With Prime Shipping
    Velcro cable ties can transform the rat king of cables behind your desk or home theater into something more manageable, and you can get 100 of them today on Amazon for just $6. Now, Amazon frequently lists these at $5, but as add-on items that only…
    - 26 Jun 17, 4:12pm -
  • Nintendo Announces SNES Classic, Which Comes With 21 Stellar Games [UPDATE]
    Forget the NES Classic—this is the vintage system we’ve been waiting for. Nintendo today announced the Super Nintendo Classic, which will be out on September 29 for $80 and come with 21 games including the previously unreleased Star Fox 2.Read…
    - 26 Jun 17, 4:03pm -
  • Lucasarts Adventure Games, Ranked
    Kicking off in 1986, Lucasarts presided over an era (running until around the year 2000) in which they were the adventure game Kings, releasing a string of titles that remain all-time classics even decades later.Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 2:34pm -
  • Jezebel These Are Some Things T.J.
    Jezebel These Are Some Things T.J. Miller Said in an Interview With The Hollywood Reporter | Deadspin Reports: The Cavaliers Might Have Been Close To Getting Paul George | Fusion GOP Sen. Compares People With Preexisting Conditions to People Who…
    - 26 Jun 17, 2:20pm -
  • Today's Best Deals: Amazon Echo, Multi-Room Speaker, Minions Sale, and More
    An under-desk elliptical, $50 off the Amazon Echo, and every Minions accessory you could ever want lead off Monday’s best deals.Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 2:04pm -
  • Kingdom Hearts II Is Full Of Bad Romances And Rad Bromances
    The latest in the Boss Fight Books series, available tomorrow, is Kingdom Hearts II by veteran games writer Alexa Ray Corriea. In the exclusive chapter excerpt below, she discusses one of the most intriguing aspects of the Square-Disney crossover’…
    - 26 Jun 17, 2:00pm -
  • MassDrop's Legendary Sennheiser Headphone Deal Just Went Live Again, But You'll Have to Hurry
    Sennheiser’s HD 650 open back headphones are widely considered some of the best-sounding cans you can buy for under $1000, and the best chance to get them is when MassDrop drops a new shipment of the legendary HD 6XX.Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 12:33pm -
  • Final Fantasy XV's Off-Roading Looks Ridiculous 
    The Final Fantasy XV 1.2 update is live, bringing an off-road upgrade to the Regalia. Called Regalia Type-D, it lets you drive all over the place and make some sweet jumps. Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 11:07am -
  • Nintendo Switch Versus PS4: An Updated Japanese Sales Comparison
    The Nintendo Switch has only been out since March. It’s now June, and the console is clearly having one helluva run in Japan. Let’s see how the Switch’s Japanese sales numbers compare to another blockbuster console, the PS4. Read more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader run community: Forget E3 2017.
    Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader run community: Forget E3 2017. The Real Party Was On A Parking Lot • Hot Take: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) • Let’s Talk About Game LocalizationRead more...
    - 26 Jun 17, 1:00am -

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  • newSkateboard shop has a skateable sandwich board
    To make it clear that it's run by skateboarders for skateboarders, East Vancouver's Drive Skate Shop put a skateable sign in front of its store. The two-sided wood veneer "sandwich board" is not only skateable but looks great too. (Web Urbanist)…
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  • newCharles Phoenix's outrageous Cherpumple dessert concept will be a parade float
    Charles Phoenix's famous Cherpumple concept (stacked CHErry, PUMpkin, apPLE pies baked in a layer of cake) is being made into an epic parade float. Former Disney Art Directors Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily are crafting a 10-foot-tall Cherpumple wedge…
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  • newPaul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, RIP
    Paul Allen, billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, philanthropist, science fiction fan, and founder of Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture (formerly the Experience Museum Project), has died from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 65.…
    - 13 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 11:31pm -
  • newA dating website for Trump supporters leaked its customers' data ON DAY ONE
    Donalddaters.com is an app for people who want to have sex with white supremacists; it launched today and promptly leaked all 1600 of its users' data: "users' names, profile pictures, device type, their private messages — and access tokens, which…
    - 14 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 10:42pm -
  • newEpson is teaching the internet not to install security updates
    More on the story of how Epson tricked its customers into installing a fake "update" to their printers so that they would stop accepting third-party and refilled ink cartridges: not only does this force Epson customers to pay more for ink, but it p…
    - 14 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 10:06pm -
  • newFendi accidentally made a 'vulva' scarf
    Fendi is taking a beating online after creating a pink scarf that resembles female genitalia, bush and all. The Italian luxury fashion brand took down their £750 vulva-like "Touch of Fur" shawl after the internet got wind of it (blue and red versi…
    - 15 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 8:55pm -
  • newWatch when Lyft passengers find out their driver is actually Chance the Rapper
    There's nothing more fun than a prank that brings great laughter to its victims, and this is what Chance the Rapper does when he becomes an undercover Lyft driver for a day. He drives unsuspecting passengers around Chicago and chats with them about…
    - 16 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 8:17pm -
  • newBooze in a 'juice' box
    In Japan, you don't have to drink your sake from a cup or a glass or even a bottle. If you're in the mood for a little imbibing on your walk home from work and don't want to worry about having to recycle a bottle or a can, or maybe you would just ra…
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  • newJust Be Best: Randy Rainbow sings about Melania
    One of the "most bullied" people in the world -- Melania Trump, of course -- gets the Randy Rainbow treatment in "Just Be Best." It's the best.(Hey! Randy Rainbow is on tour.) RR previously on BB Read the rest
    - 17 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 7:05pm -
  • newWatch frisky puppy knock 11 soap and shampoo bottles into a bathtub
    This playful puppy has made it his mission to knock every shampoo and soap bottle into the tub – 11 bottles in all. His excitement is contagious. To see more of this guy, check out his Instagram page, little_leo_the_cavapoo. Read the rest
    - 17 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 6:51pm -
  • newClimate change will make beer much more expensive
    Over the next century, higher temperatures and an increased number of droughts will hit the global barley supply, pushing beer prices way up. University of East Anglia economist Dabo Guan and his colleagues developed multiple scenarios based on seve…
    - 18 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 6:22pm -
  • newPrinter refuses humor magazine because "Christian owners" want to protect "the kids"
    Solderer writes, "Old-school humor Magazine The American Bystander was dropped by its printer, citing prurient content (i.e. humor). Publisher Michael Gerber describes the ongoing situation in terms that would doubtless please Benjamin 'Fart Proudl…
    - 18 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 6:04pm -
  • newParkland kids' Rube Goldberg machine illustrates the aftermath of school shootings
    Alex Little writes, "The Parkland kids created a rube goldberg machine that shows the predictable domino effect of responses from politicians and media after every school shooting."Kesha and her younger brother Sage teamed up with March for…
    - 18 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 5:56pm -
  • newA sensible, free guide to negotiating book contracts
    The Authors Alliance is a nonprofit that advocates for authors, libraries, readers and scholars (I'm on their advisory board); they've done a ton of great work, notably a tool for authors to claim their copyrights back from publishers, even when th…
    - 19 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 5:47pm -
  • newTrump joins past Republican presidents in new version of The Republican Club painting
    Andy Thomas, the artist who creates wonderful paintings depicting historical presidents from each party hanging out, has updated The Republican Club to include Donald Trump. It was spotted on the White House wall during an interview with the preside…
    - 19 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 5:42pm -
  • newCoca-Cola, trying to mix Maori with English, accidentally puts "Hello, death" on vending machine
    In an attempt to blend English with Maori, Coca-Cola stamps a brilliant blooper onto one of their New Zealand vending machines: "Kia Ora, Mate!" Translation: "Hello, death!""Kia ora" is commonly translated as "hello" in Maori, while "mate" can be u…
    - 19 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 5:28pm -
  • newWannacry ransomware cost the British National Health Service £92m ($121m)
    The Wannacry ransomware epidemic was especially virulent, thanks to its core: a weaponized vulnerability in Windows that the NSA had discovered and deliberately kept a secret so that they could use it to attack their adversaries.Despite the inc…
    - 19 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 5:20pm -
  • newNew David Bowie documentary in production at BBC
    BBC Studios Production is completing a new feature documentary, David Bowie: The First Five Years, to air next year. Its the third in director Francis Whately's trilogy that has included "David Bowie: Five Years" (2013) and "David Bowie: The Last Fi…
    - 19 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 5:08pm -
  • newWhat would a "counterculture of AI" look like?
    Shitty math kills: shitty math "proved" that being selfish produced optimal outcomes and torched the planet; shitty math rains hellfire missiles down on innocents; in the 1960s, shitty math drove the "hamlet pacification program," producing 90,000…
    - 19 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 5:02pm -
  • newI love the Garmin Tactix Charlie, so it'll likely get lost or broken
    I destroy Apple Watches. It's not intentional. It just kinda happens. The first Apple Watch was a Series 1 piece of wrist candy. I loved how it kept reminders for me to take my medication, pay my bills, and all of the other things that my PTSD-addle…
    - 20 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 4:32pm -
  • newBruce Sterling on the next 50 years of climate-wracked maker architecture
    Bruce Sterling's hour-long lecture to the Southern California Institute of Architecture is pretty good vintage Sterling: a seeming grab-bag of loosely related futuristic, ascerbic observations about climate change, Estonian e-residency, Kazakh new…
    - 20 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 4:27pm -
  • newLawyers: dildo-wielding cop hit men as well as women, so can't have been sexually harassing them
    Lt. Thomas Murphy and Detective Sgt. Andrew Huber are named in a lawsuit against the city of Mountainside, New Jersey, which claims a large blue dildo was regularly whipped out to harass other employees. The city has a brilliant defense, though.…
    - 20 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 4:25pm -
  • newPython falls from ceiling in bank
    A staff meeting at a bank in Nanning, southern China was interrupted when a 5-foot python fell from the ceiling. CCTV video below. From Yahoo!7:A snake catcher was called to retrieve the python, which will be sent to a local wildlife conservatio…
    - 20 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 4:22pm -
  • newChina's panicked upper middle class are easy picking for offshore real estate scams
    The combination of Chinese anti-corruption reforms and currency controls has China's storied "middle class" (a nebulously defined category whose size and wealth are the subject of multiple, conflicting accounts) scrambling for ways to get their mon…
    - 20 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 4:17pm -
  • newRandom nude man jumps into Toronto aquarium with sharks
    On Friday night, a nude man jumped into a large tank at Ripley's Aquarium in Toronto for a brief swim with sand tiger sharks, sawfish, green sea turtles, green moray eels, and other fish. "The guy seemed totally relaxed... and like laughing," said…
    - 21 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 3:46pm -
  • newWhite woman blocks black man from entering his own apartment building
    D'Arreion Toles just wanted to go home. But Hilary Brooke Mueller, apparently fresh out the air-fluff cycle of the dryer, didn't want him in the building where she too lived.“Do you live here?”“I’ve already answered that question,” Mr.…
    - 21 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 3:42pm -
  • newPaul Verhoeven's 'Starship Troopers' still fantastic fun
    This weekend I rewatched Starship Troopers.Robert Heinlein's OG book has long been a favorite. The Paul Verhoeven take on Starship Troopers is a very different story in terms of technology, feel, and message. I love it MORE.While the book is…
    - 21 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 3:34pm -
  • newMr. Resistor, an electrifying stop motion animation
    Mr. Resistor is director Mark Gustafson's electrifying stop motion animation from 1994. Original soundtrack by Francesco de Donatis. Read the rest
    - 21 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 3:30pm -
  • newHere's John Oliver's take on the disappearance of Saudi journalist in Istanbul
    As usual, John Oliver does a great job of explaining the circumstances surrounding the likely murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a US resident and Washington Post columnist who was last seen entering the Saudi Arabia embassy in Istanbul last wee…
    - 21 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 3:23pm -
  • newIn U.S. prisons, women are disciplined at a higher rate than men
    Even women in prison can’t escape the sexist stereotype of the “difficult woman.” An NPR investigative report shows that in American prisons, discipline comes down disproportionately hard on female inmates.Excerpt from the NPR story, which…
    - 21 hours ago 15 Oct 18, 2:59pm -