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Oh man this leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 video is a game-changer. A goddamn game-changer.

Oh man this leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 video is a game-changer. A goddamn game-changer.

Do you live and breathe Samsung? Are you a true Samsung fan, or just a casual? OK, now that we have that cleared up, let’s take a look at this stunning — nay, breathtaking — nine-second video of someone typing on a Samsung Galaxy S8.  SEE ALSO: Everything we think we know about the Samsung […]

That time Charles Barkley got a contact high from Nirvana

That time Charles Barkley got a contact high from Nirvana

As far as random celebrity stories go, here’s a pretty great one: Charles Barkley, in the prime of his NBA stardom, getting a contact high from the band Nirvana.  Buckle up, folks, for a trip back in time to a little place called 1993.  SEE ALSO: How Derek Jeter’s once-mocked startup became a sports media […]

So it turns out Shaq doesn't actually believe the Earth is flat

So it turns out Shaq doesn't actually believe the Earth is flat

Thank God: Our national nightmare is over as Americans coast to coast collectively exhale.  No, Donald Trump has not resigned from the presidency. What we’re talking about here is of much more importance: Shaquille O’Neal, it turns out, does not actually believe the world is flat.  SEE ALSO: The Earth is round. It’s your problem […]

'Game of Thrones' wine will have to hold us over until Season 7's premiere

'Game of Thrones' wine will have to hold us over until Season 7's premiere

We’re inching closer and closer to Game of Thrones’ Season 7 premiere, but the impending winter of July 16 still seems decades away (is there more wildfire, what is happening?!). Fortunately for us, Vintage Wine Estates is throwing Thrones fans a bone by finally releasing their much-anticipated Game of Thrones special edition wines. Partnered with […]

MashTalk: Will the new electronics ban affect your travel plans?

MashTalk: Will the new electronics ban affect your travel plans?

Welcome back to another week of MashTalk. On this week’s podcast, the Mashable tech team breaks down the new electronics restrictions that’ll affect passengers flying to the U.S. and UK from select Middle Eastern and North African countries. This week’s MashTalk is hosted by Senior Tech Correspondent Raymond Wong, with commentary from Chief Correspondent Lance […]

Concept design puts stunning U-shaped skyscraper over New York

Concept design puts stunning U-shaped skyscraper over New York

Are U kidding me with this skyscraper? (get it?) A mind-blowing concept for the world’s longest building has been revealed in the form of an incredibly cool, U-shaped skyscraper, and excuse us because we need a minute to take this all in. 😳 “The Big Bend” – an architectural structure designed by Oiio studio – […]

What 'Power Rangers' gets right that other superhero movies don't

What 'Power Rangers' gets right that other superhero movies don't

Forget flying, super-strength and morphing. In the new reboot, it turns out the Power Rangers’ real superpower is friendship. Okay, that might be overstating the case a bit. But while Power Rangers may be no one’s idea of an A-list property, it manages to stand out from the pack by getting right what so few […]

Blood Orange releases a stunning new music video for 3 tracks

Blood Orange releases a stunning new music video for 3 tracks

Why release a normal music video for one track when you can release a long music video for three songs?  Devonté Hynes, the human behind Blood Orange, has done just that with a new video for three standouts from his latest album, Freetown Sounds.  SEE ALSO: ‘Stranger Things’ star needs your help to fund his […]

Cheaters will be allowed back in to some 'Counter-Strike' tournaments -- Pros and fans are not happy

Cheaters will be allowed back in to some 'Counter-Strike' tournaments — Pros and fans are not happy

When Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players are caught using cheats or hacks, they can kiss their professional dreams goodbye. At least that’s how it used to work. Now, one of the biggest tournament organizers is only honoring Valve’s ban on cheaters for two years. Tournament organizer ESL changed its tournament rulebook to state that Valve Anti-Cheat […]

'She's not waking up:' Boy saves mom using Siri to call ambulance

'She's not waking up:' Boy saves mom using Siri to call ambulance

A little voice came on the phone and introduced himself as Roman.  The four-year-old boy had touched his mom’s thumb to her phone and used Siri to call for an ambulance. His mom, he said, was “closing her eyes.”  SEE ALSO: Amazon might update Alexa with voice recognition “Can you do me a favor?,” the […]

A Haribo factory is coming to the U.S. because gummy bear dreams do come true

A Haribo factory is coming to the U.S. because gummy bear dreams do come true

Get pumped, kids (and grown-ups) — the world is about to get a little sweeter. The iconic German candy maker Haribo — famous for all sorts of delicious treats, but mainly those classically adorable, fruity gummy bears we all love to love — is opening a factory in the United States.  🙌  😭 ✨  SEE […]

There's more controversy about Netflix's 'Death Note'

There's more controversy about Netflix's 'Death Note'

Here’s another whitewashing controversy to add to the apparently endless pile of Hollywood missteps.  On Wednesday, Netflix shared the first teaser trailer for Death Note, an Americanized adaptation of a Japanese manga. The story revolves around a character played by Nat Wolff, who stumbles upon a notebook that allows him to magically murder anyone in […]

A chat with Kurt Russell, aka Ego the Living Planet in 'Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2'

A chat with Kurt Russell, aka Ego the Living Planet in 'Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2'

The ruse was truly elaborate. Right there, on the back of Kurt Russell’s director’s chair, was the ostensible name of his character — “J-Son.” And that seemed to answer the biggest question for reporters visiting the set of Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 in Atlanta last spring, which was: Who would Russell be playing, […]