Mickey, Minnie, and Pluto using sign language to talk to a little boy will warm your heart

June 17, 2017

If you are one of those people who’s a little freaked out by amusement park characters, this video will absolutely change how you feel. Olive Crest, a nonprofit whose mission is to prevent child abuse, recently posted a YouTube video of Mickey, Minnie, and Pluto communicating with one of their children in sign language. Afterwards, Minnie gives the little boy a hug and kiss on the forehead. The heartwarming interaction certainly seemed to make the little boy’s day. The magic of …

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This hackathon wants to help destigmatize the sex tech industry

June 12, 2017

In a pitch presentation that capped off hours of collaboration at New York’s first SexTech Hackathon, the subject turned to a decidedly unsexy scenario: Parents talking to their kids about sex. “How can we foster a safe environment at home for children having conversations about sexual education with their parents?” asked one of the hackathon’s more than 40 participants during a pitch presentation for what would become the event’s winning project. Better …

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Man comes across massive injured great white in shallow waters

June 12, 2017

When coming upon a 14-foot great white shark in shallow waters, the universal response is to turn to a friend and say, as calmly as possible, “That’s a f*cking white shark, dude. Holy shit.” Dale Pearson and a friend saw a figure struggling in the shallow waters near their homes in Baja California, Mexico. Thinking it would be a whale or a hammerhead shark, the two men trudged out to help the animal. That’s when they realized that it wasn’t a whale, but a large …

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Very creative woman is slowing down speeding drivers with a hairdryer

June 7, 2017

An ingenious British woman has captured the attention of millions of people for her brilliantly creative method of slowing down speeding traffic. 64-year-old Jean Brooks from Nottingham, UK, stands in her front garden every day using a hairdryer as a fake speed gun, pointing it at cars as they drive by. And, it seems to be working. Brooks told the BBC that groups of bikers regularly speed down her road. And she’s having absolutely none of it. “It had to stop,” says Brooks. …

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This is a major problem for the Apple HomePod

June 6, 2017

Image: apple Apple announce that it will finally be releasing a home speaker to compete with the Amazon Echo and Google Home. A little late, but with Apple’s logo on it, it should become a permanent piece in the homes of Apple fans. Mashable referred to the product as the “Siri-powered Amazon Echo killer,” but while the thing actually sounds pretty cool, there is one major issue with the home assistant that is not a problem for the Home or Echo. SEE ALSO: Forget OLED …

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Man fleeing London Bridge attack with beer in hand becomes unlikely symbol of British pride

June 5, 2017

Image: sir lynton crosby/mashable A young man who fled yesterday’s terrorist attacks with a pint of beer in hand has become something of an internet hero. The photo, which has been retweeted over 28,000 times, features the man fleeing from the scene with a pint of beer in hand. For some, the photo provided a moment of profoundly dark comedy on a day otherwise entirely colored by tragedy. SEE ALSO: Ivanka Trump tweets support for LGBTQ people, and you can guess what happens next …

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Very polite Shiba Inus wait for just the right moment to eat

June 5, 2017

Even the the most polite pups lose self-control when it comes to a dish full of delicious dehydrated kibbles. These Shiba Inus are a rare exception. Watch how these rule-abiding pups wait until their hoomin issues the command for them to start eating. Most of us are lucky if our dogs are trained enough to not crap on the carpet. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsMay 2017 Special: Data JEO Annual Option Data JEO Annual option. Providing live data analysis and advertising …

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A nun and a police officer show off their football skills with a game of keepy uppy

June 3, 2017

The love of football brings the most unlikely individuals together. SEE ALSO: Drone riding soccer official skates on air to deliver game ball In the video above, a “garda” the name for a police officer in Ireland and a nun juggle a football on the sidewalk as amused onlookers watch the oddly soothing game of keepy uppy. Sister has got some serious skills. If they hadn’t been called to the order and the police force, perhaps these two would have been footballers. More From …

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Actress backs out of job due to freak fidget spinner accident

June 2, 2017

It’s all fun and games until someone is injured and out of work. SEE ALSO: Experts poke holes in claims that fidget spinners can treat ADHD If you haven’t heard of the fidget spinner, you’ve been living under a rock. It’s the latest craze among the youths. An Irish actress named Ayoola Smart took to her Instagram to share a picture of herself laid up in bed along with a message about her freak fidget spinner injury. A post shared by Ayoola Smart (@ayoolasmart) on …

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A bag filled with thousands of gnats is just as disgusting as it sounds

June 2, 2017

Walking into a cloud of gnats is disgusting enough. Imagine encountering a whole bagful of the pesky critters. SEE ALSO: This robotic spider looks freakishly real In the video above, a man pulls a bag of thousands upon thousands of gnats out of a trap. He sticks his hand into the bag and pulls out a handful of insects which proceed to crawl all over his hand. It’s truly a disgusting sight. Video credit: Storyful / Calypso Star Charters More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

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Drunk dude dropped off by police after a big night out gets incredible selfie

May 31, 2017

Getting taken home by the police because you’ve had that massive a night out isn’t something you’d ordinarily be proud of, but for one dude it’s resulted with the best selfie ever. A guy from Tasmania, Australia only known by the name of Reece posted a selfie taken by two police officers and himself in bed on Facebook, even though he probably wasn’t aware of it at the time. SEE ALSO: Canadian police officer goes to house party to break up jam sesh, plays drums …

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Dude films snake regurgitate a living snake

May 30, 2017

Everything’s bigger in Texasincluding this snake’s meal, which just happens to be another snake. Ultimately, the snake regurgitated its prey, as captured by Christopher Reynolds on Sunday in Newton, Texas. Reynolds suggested in the video that the snakewho had just eaten another of its kindmight be freaked out by the humans in attendance. “Ooh yeah. Oh no no no no, he’s regurgitating it so he can escape,” he said. Um, gross. Credit: Christopher Reynolds via …

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This timelapse of the southern lights look absolutely unreal

May 30, 2017

Auroras attract photographers like bees to honey, but Che McPherson’s timelapse of the southern lights, a.k.a. the aurora australis, over Queenstown, New Zealand on Sunday will certainly inspire awe. “[This] aurora was a little different to the ones Ive seen before,” McPherson told Storyful. “This was beautifully dancing as it lit up the sky, with the most intense green I have seen from any aurora.” It’s certainly something that doesn’t look like it …

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Love the internet? Listen to these podcasts right now

May 29, 2017

Image: Getty Images Not everything that’s created on the internet stays on the internet sometimes things just might make it on a podcast. If you’re the kind of person who can’t get enough of the memes, videos, art, and all things internet, here are the podcasts you need to start tuning into today. SEE ALSO: ‘Nancy’ isn’t a person, it’s a podcast. Oh, and it’s super, super gay. 1. Reply All PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman host this remarkable show …

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Macron speaks out about the Trump handshake: \

May 29, 2017

Image: screenshot/whitehouse.gov Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron was faced with a nearly insurmountable challenge this week: how to shake President Trump’s hand without losing his own. He succeeded, but just barely. In a new interview with Le Journal du Dimanche, Macron told the paper that the handshake was “a moment of truth.” SEE ALSO: President Trump left TripAdvisor reviews for the Middle East and just, wow “My handshake with him, it wasnt …

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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance

May 29, 2017

Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable  Earlier this week, 18 women dressed up in red cloaks and white bonnets, stood in pairs in the rotunda of the Texas state capitol, and began chanting, “Shame!” in unison. They didn’t stop shouting for eight minutes. They call themselves the Texas handmaids. You probably first saw them back in March, when images of their original protest in Austin went viral. That’s when they sat silently in the Texas senate gallery, watching as …

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Political ‘bromances’ that rival Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron

May 29, 2017

Some would argue that the word “bromance” does not belong in the world of politics, but they’d be wrong. It’s hard not to get swept up in the budding friendships of international leaders with all the photo ops and viral videos. You may be familiar with Barack Obama and Joe Biden’s solid relationship, but that’s not the only political bromance you need to know. Here are some friendships that have lasted through the rumble-tumble of public affairs. SEE ALSO: …

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Liam Payne got a little too close when he tried to talk to Jay-Z and brought on a bodyguard

May 29, 2017

One Direction’s Liam Payne probably has his own bodyguards, but that didn’t protect him from getting shoved out of the way by Jay-Z’s. The singer got a little too close when he tried to talk to the rapper and it didn’t go very well, Payne said on The Graham Norton Show. And Leonardo DiCaprio was there, too. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsConvertifire (unlimited) Get Convertifire Unlimited License – covered by our 30 day money back guarantee – …

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The best-looking fidget spinners on the internet, ranked

May 28, 2017

In this strange new world, there are those who fidget spin and there are those who wish this toy trend would run its course already, oh my god. For those in the former group, a boring fidget spinner will not do. Lucky for them, there are hundreds of options on Amazon boasting impressive spin times and various claims of health and well-being benefits. SEE ALSO: Break the mold and get a cookie fidget spinner instead But really, all that matters is the design. Here’s 35 of our favorites. …

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Pete Souza’s most legendary Donald Trump trolls

May 28, 2017

In an internet world where trolls lurk around every corner, one has loomed above the rest: Pete Souza, Barack Obama’s former staff photographer. An unlikely troll for unlikely times. Souza has stood out for the blunt savagery of his Instagram posts, but more than that, for the sheer amount of them. It’s seemed that for every Donald Trump action, there is an equal, opposite, and wistfully melancholy reminder of how things used to be. Since Trump’s inauguration in January, the …

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Curious pup makes woman’s first time … really awkward

May 28, 2017

You’d hope that your first orgasm would be the best experience of your life, but for TV personality Carrie Keagan, it was one of the most embarrassing. Suffer through the moment with her and our crack team of animators. First Fails is a new mini-series from Mashable and Bravo. Join celebrities as they recount their first worst moments coming to you in full animated color. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsInstamate Premium Monthly Instamate is the worlds first all in …

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Well, someone is spray painting condoms on graffiti dicks in London

May 21, 2017

Graffiti penises are “outdoor decor” you probably think you’d rather not encounter. But a safer sex advocate from the UK might just change your mind on that. An anonymous 28-year-old Londoner is raising awareness of sexually transmitted infections and the importance of protection by spray painting condoms on graffiti penises. Yes, you heard that right. And it’s damn genius. SEE ALSO: Sex-positive YouTubers are giving kids the sex talks we wish we’d had Sure, …

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Watch an emotional Harry Styles perform ‘Landslide’ with Stevie Nicks

May 21, 2017

Harry Styles, who once gave Stevie Nicks a personalized carrot cake at a Fleetwood Mac concert, had “the best night of [his] life” performing with her at his small Los Angeles show on Saturday. Styles first welcomed Nicks as a surprise guest on his new song “Two Ghosts.” The two then teamed up for the Fleetwood Mac classic “Landslide” as well as Nicks’ own “Leather and Lace.” As “Landslide” ended, a visibly emotional Styles …

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Twitter has things to say about that ‘new’ eyebrow wig trend but there’s more to the story

May 19, 2017

Move aside microblading, bloggers are hailing stick-on eyebrow wigs as the next biggest beauty trend. But, this new trend may well be a step too far for the internet. People have been taking to Twitter believe that bloggers are appropriating the wigs, which have long been used by people experiencing hair loss due to alopecia and chemotherapy. SEE ALSO: Feather eyebrows are a trend now and it’s tearing everyone apart Makeup artist Hung Vanngo posted a video demonstrating a wig being …

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A couple who met on ‘First Dates’ had a baby and she’s absolutely adorable

May 18, 2017

A couple who met on British reality dating show have not only fallen in love, they’ve had a baby together. And she is absolutely adorable. Ibiba Midada and Aarron Stewart stole everyone’s hearts when they hit it off on First Dates, announcing at the end of the episode that they were expecting a child together seven weeks after meeting. The couple introduced three-week-old baby Aziza on ITV’s This Morning show, and talked about their surprise pregnancy. Presenter Phillip …

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Deaf woman shares every outrageous question she’s been asked

May 18, 2017

A woman from Scotland has shared some of the shocking things people have said to her about being deaf. In the video posted by BBC Social Bea says she’s happy for people to ask questions, but there are some enquiries that are just plain stupid. “How do deaf people have babies?” is one of the more unusual questions shared by Bea. “How do deaf people have sex?” is yet another gem. “Can deaf people drive?” Don’t be a dick to deaf people. More From …

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