Chewbacca mask lady lives her best life with IRL Chewbacca at Facebook HQ

Candace Payne's unstoppable joy has made it to Facebook HQ. The Texas mom and Star Wars enthusiast, who delighted the Internet with her ecstatic reaction to a Chewbacca mask, visited Facebook … [Read More...]

Little girl gets stuck on spinning hoverboard of doom

"This is one thing you should not do." After telling her sister just how terrible of an idea it is to go spinning out of control on a hoverboard, this little girl lets things get a bit out of … [Read More...]

Android is boring

At Google I/O this week, the company has shown off tons of new stuff. And although most of the stuff isn’t actually available, that doesn’t mean it isn’t super cool. So much of what … [Read More...]

Edible six-pack rings let you have your beer and help the environment, too

Activists have long advocated for snipping the plastic six-pack rings that bind together cans and put wildlife at risk. Now, a Florida brewery is shunning plastic rings entirely, replacing them with a … [Read More...]

Huawei to announce Daydream-ready devices by the end of 2016

Huawei has announced it will be one of the first smartphone manufacturers to support Google's virtual reality platform Daydream. According to the company, there will be announcements about … [Read More...]

Netflix launches Fast.com, a dead simple way to test your Internet speed

Now that watching video is one of biggest uses of the web, the speed of your connection has never been more important.  To that end, Netflix, one of the primary sources of what the entertainment … [Read More...]

Smiley picture of Kim Jong Un sparks essential Photoshop battle

Obviously the North Korean officials aren't familiar with the fine art of the Photoshop battle. They can't be. If they were, they'd know only too well that releasing a new picture of Kim Jong Un … [Read More...]

Moosh the malamute and Ginger the dachshund are cute but mischievous ‘siblings’

Here is an unlikely dog duo that'll brighten up your Instagram feed. Moosh the 9-year-old malamute and 3-year-old dachshund Ginger are a so-called brother and sister who have been getting plenty of … [Read More...]

See what it’s like to be an astronaut through Snapchat

To celebrate the International Space Station's 100,000th orbit around the Earth, astronaut and Space Station commander Tim Kopra documented his day via Snapchat. Here are some of our favorite clips … [Read More...]

Justin Timberlake’s ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’ video is an LA dance party

If Justin Timberlake's new single were a PSA, the message would be to just keep dancing.  Since the start of Timberlake's career, music videos have become vehicles for storytelling and evolved … [Read More...]

The Internet can’t stop talking about Aishwarya Rai’s purple lips at Cannes

Indian actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai's annual appearance at the Cannes Film Festival is a closely watched affair in India. This year, Rai startled a lot of people when she appeared on … [Read More...]

Amazon increasing its private-label products, report says

Online retail giant Amazon is planning to dramatically increase the private-label products it will be offering to consumers in the next few weeks, according to a report by the Wall Street … [Read More...]

An after hours guide for getting the most out of Washington, D.C.

You didn't come to a new city to go to bed at 10 p.m. You came to explore, live it up and try something new. To make every hour count after the sun goes down in Washington, D.C., you'll need more than … [Read More...]

Meat backpacks are a rare and delicious looking fashion accessory

Looking to "beef up" your fashion game? Sounds like you need a delicious new backpack. Village Vanguard is selling some stylish backpacks that realistically resemble steaks, and we're fairly … [Read More...]

Indian airlines SpiceJet gets a fine of Rs 1 million for offloading disabled passenger

In a landmark judgement, India’s Supreme Court has asked budget Indian airlines SpiceJet to pay Rs 1 million ($ 15,000) in damages to a disabled passenger, who was forcibly offloaded from a … [Read More...]

GPS devices reveal what the U.S. is really doing with its toxic e-waste

A two-year investigation of electronics recycling using GPS tracking devices has revealed that policies aimed at curtailing the trade in toxic e-waste have been unsuccessful, with nearly … [Read More...]

Hollywood movies are getting too long, but there’s an elegant solution

The year was 2006, and the place was suburban Michigan. It was Friday, and for this night and many to come, hundreds of locals would gather at the Novi Town Center 8. From 2005 to 2010, the … [Read More...]

This mom’s graduation dream is 33 years in the making

Bonnie Johnson takes the term "non-traditional college student" to a whole new level. Like many Americans, Johnson had a dream of obtaining a college degree. But unlike so many of the Kennesaw State … [Read More...]

Siri’s creators introduce Viv, their new AI-powered personal assistant

Siri may be synonymous with the words "digital assistant," but Apple's sassy assistant will soon have a lot more competition — and it's going to come from the same people who first created Siri … [Read More...]

Tron Light Cycle rollercoaster video looks like a scene from the movie

Last year, we told you about the amazing new Tron-inspired rollercoaster planned for the Shanghai Disney Resort. But back then we only had concept drawings. Now the Lightcycle Power Run rollercoaster … [Read More...]

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