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Survey says you will be surprised by who volunteered to help Trump with ‘the inner cities’

Donald Trump wants comedian and talk show host Steve Harvey to get into politics. On Friday, Harvey met with Trump in Trump Tower to discuss the Family Feud host getting involved with Ben Carson’s inner cities initiative. Carson, the GOP presidential candidate drop-out and surgeon with no government experience, is up for Trump’s housing secretary. […]

Jose Mourinho plays secretary after reporter’s phone rings at worst possible time

Quick. Come here. While no one’s looking. Sssshhhh! We’re going to let you in on a little secret of the Media Elite.  Most reporters have learned by now that if you’re recording an interview with your phone — and especially if you’re recording a full-on press conference — you should put said device on airplane […]

Watch Rupert Grint, Ed Westwick in new trailer for Crackle’s ‘Snatch’

Harry Potter star Rupert Grint and Gossip Girl alum Ed Westwick transform into hustlers for their new roles in Crackle’s Snatch. The 10-episode show, which Grint also executive produced, follows a group of 20-something, up-and-coming hustlers in London who stumble upon a truck load of stolen gold bullion and are suddenly thrust into the high-stakes […]

What to watch in esports: $100,000 ‘Overwatch’ tournament charges onward

It can be tough to keep track of everything going on in the world of professional competitive gaming. Fear not: Each week, Mashable rounds up the best and biggest tournaments in esports to let you know when they’re going down, and where to catch all the action. Plug in. Some great events are taking place […]

All the ways I played with Nintendo’s new Switch console today

We got to try Nintendo’s forthcoming console, the Nintendo Switch, today—playing seven different games, holding the new Joy-Con controllers in roughly five different ways. Our first real experience with the Switch and its new Joy-Con controllers might as well start with the goofy-looking fighting game Nintendo unveiled during their presentation out of Tokyo last night, […]

Security experts mock website of Trump’s cyber czar

A good way to tell whether a “cybersecurity expert” truly knows something about cybersecurity is to take a look at their website, assuming they have one. Does the site look like something coded for a middle school project? If so, you might want to be skeptical. If, for example, the newly appointed informal cybersecurity advisor […]

‘Ultra Street Fighter II’ for the Nintendo Switch is the ultimate throwback

After more than 25 years since its arcade release, Street Fighter II is making its comeback on the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo revealed Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers at the Nintendo Switch Presentation Thursday, putting a new spin on the classic early-’90s fighting game with both old school and HD versions in the same […]

Watch an uncomfortable Ryan Gosling watch his old dance videos

Ryan Gosling does not want to watch his old dance videos (you know, the ones you have probably seen on the internet), but Graham Norton has acquired them, so watch them he must. To make matters worse, he must watch them with Ben Affleck, Sienna Miller and his La La Land co-star Emma Stone.  Do […]

The Guardian claims WhatsApp’s encryption contains a ‘backdoor’

Neither WhatsApp nor The Guardian are having a good day. The UK-based newspaper published a scathing exclusive report early Friday morning, purporting to reveal disturbing news about the encryption used by WhatsApp’s, the Facebook-owned messaging service. Almost as soon as the article went live, however, security experts took to the internet to publicly question the […]

Striking images capture the majestic beauty of seadragons

Researchers in Australia finally caught on camera what they were looking for: a new species of seadragon in its natural habitat.  Footage released this week in Marine Biodiversity Records shows the elusive”Ruby Seadragon” in the waters off Australia’s remote west coast. “I fully expected that we knew all the seadragon species that are out there, […]

Kevin Hart is about to school you with ‘The Black Man’s Guide to History’

Kevin Hart is teaming up with History Channel for The Black Man’s Guide to History, a look at lesser-known but important black history stories, filtered through the lens of Hart’s comedic sensibilities. The Central Intelligence star will executive produce and star in the two-hour event from HartBeat Productions and Comedy Dynamics. SEE ALSO: ‘Brown Sugar […]

‘Exorcist’ author William Peter Blatty dies at 89

Novelist and filmmaker William Peter Blatty, a former Jesuit school valedictorian who conjured a tale of demonic possession and gave millions the fright of their lives with the best-selling novel and Oscar-winning movie The Exorcist, has died. He was 89. SEE ALSO: Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds mourned in private memorial Blatty died Thursday at a […]

Elon Musk’s SpaceX absolutely needs its satellite internet business to work

SpaceX is betting big on its (currently non-operational) satellite internet business.  According to a report by the Wall Street Journal on Friday, Elon Musk’s private spaceflight company hopes that its planned fleet of 4,425 satellites designed to deliver internet to locations around the world will bring in enough revenue to fund its goal of getting […]