Salt Bae sprinkling his vote is the only good thing to come out of Turkey referendum

April 17, 2017

Salt Bae doesn’t just season steaks. He also votes. lem tamam#saltbae #saltlife #salt A post shared by Nusr_et#Saltbae (@nusr_et) on Apr 15, 2017 at 10:46pm PDT Yes, that’s chef Nusret Gke, aka Salt Bae, voting. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory Sunday in a referendum that gives him sweeping new powers. SEE ALSO: ‘Salt Bae’ seasoned Leonardo DiCaprio’s dinner, as is the natural order of things Are the results bad for democracy? You …

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11-year-old’s Make-A-Wish lands him a spot on the Weather Channel and he kills it

April 16, 2017

11-year-old Ryland from New Jersey has a rare genetic disorder, one that’s potentially life threatening. More important, though, is his love of meteorology. Ryland’s weather dreams came true this week, with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. An aspiring meteorologist, Ryland was given the opportunity to be a weatherman for a day at The Weather Channel. Throughout his segment, he wowed everyone, including the anchors, with his composure, personality, and just …

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Canada now has a beer dedicated to fake news and we’ll be right there

April 15, 2017

If Trump’s presidency wasn’t enough to encourage Americans to cross the border, Canada’s comforting new beer will probably will do the trick. On Monday, in attempt to #MakeBeerGreatAgain, Northern Maverick a lighthearted Toronto craft brewer who clearly understands our pain announced it’s launching a special ale that’ll make the rest pale in comparison: “Fake News Ale.” SEE ALSO: Bars are throwing out this brand of beer in the name of marriage equality …

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Forget ‘ghosting.’ ‘Cushioning’ is the newest way to be a terrible person.

April 15, 2017

First came ghosting and breadcrumbing and benching, and now we have cushioning? Cushioning, in case youre not familiar, is the practice of buying yourself a little insurance while you’re in relationship. You chat or otherwise string along a few people called “cushions” so you have something to fall back if you get dumped. Ugh. At this point its actually amazing how many words weve invented for being an a-hole. This particular term was coined earlier this year when a few …

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6 ways to keep your Easter eggs on trend this year

April 15, 2017

Image: Mashable/Lili Sams Did you know that fashion can also apply to hollowed-out eggs? If you’re looking to move beyond the standard solid-color dye job this Easter, consider incorporating current #trends into your egg decorating plans. SEE ALSO: People are taping tiny succulents to their fingernails because the internet is weird Is this at all necessary? No. Is it extremely fun? Yes. Is it a waste of craft supplies? We’ll leave that one up to you. Behold: 1. The millennial …

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Zach Galifianakis gives John Legend and St. Vincent’s song cover some harsh notes

April 13, 2017

Raising money has never included so much accordion playing and chair smashing. 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood, a charity producing 7-inch vinyl records to raise money for the women’s health organization, brought together John Legend and St. Vincent to cover Minnie Riperton’s “Lovin’ You.” The duo were having fun jamming on the piano when Zach Galifianakis barged in to offer some particularly useless notes on their performance. More From this publisher : HERE …

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This woman wants to open the world’s first Vagina Museum

April 11, 2017

These days, there are museums dedicated to just about everything. There are museums about chocolate, sex and even penises. But, there is currently not a single museum dedicated to vaginas. That could be about to change. SEE ALSO: This chocolate museum would even make Willy Wonka jealous UK-based Science YouTuber “There is no physical space wholly dedicated to vaginas and the people who have them.” In fact, the only thing close to a vagina museum is Austria’s …

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An app that wants to help you make friends, not friends with benefits

April 9, 2017

Find your tribe, no swiping required.Image: me3 There are a zillion apps to help you find friends with benefits, but what if what you really want is just regular, old-fashioned new friends? Me3 is a new app that’s launching today that’s designed to help you meet new people who share your interests, goals, and personality traits also known as potential pals. It was created by Julian Ilson, along with cofounder Emanuel Petre, after he noticed that making friends after college was both …

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Male contraception just took another big step forward. Thank goodness.

April 6, 2017

Can these guys be stopped?Image: Shutterstock / Kateryna Kon When it comes to birth control, men pretty much have two options: condoms and vasectomies. But is that finally about to change? The results of a new study, published Tuesday in Basic and Clinical Andrology, are giving us a reason to believe that we might someday have a real solution to the age-old problem of male contraception. The potential answer to our prayers is Vasalgel, a gel that essentially provides an easily reversed …

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#BlackWomenAtWork uncovers the everyday racism black women face at work

March 30, 2017

The disrespectful and condescending treatment of two prominent black women in the U.S. has sparked a global hashtag campaign about everyday racism. On Tuesday, Fox News commentator Bill O’Reilly said he couldn’t listen to Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ latest speech about Trump because of her hair, which he called “a wig.” Later that day, U.S. Press Secretary Sean Spicer told veteran journalist April Ryan to “stop shaking her head” in response to an answer …

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Bite off Trump’s head and raise money for Planned Parenthood with these lollipops

March 30, 2017

Image: smith and sinclair One company has come up with a very sweet tooth-friendly way to raise money for Planned Parenthood, and it involves biting off Donald Trump’s head. SEE ALSO: This country is raising $600 million to counter Trump’s anti-abortion policy Alcoholic sweets company Smith and Sinclair is selling limited edition “Trump sucks” lollipops to protest Trump’s reinstatement of an anti-abortion policy. 100 percent of the profits from the lollipops …

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10 species and objects that are blessed with sharing Sir David Attenborough’s name

March 27, 2017

Sir David Attenborough was honored to have a newly discovered fossil named after him.Image: REX/Shutterstock/James Shaw/Siveter/Mashable Composite Sir David Attenborough is accruing quite a substantial collection of things named after him. This week our favourite documentarian was the inspiration for the name of a 430 million year old fossil. And there’s an an abundance of other species and objects, including a boat, that carry the Attenborough name. SEE ALSO: Watch Kids Narrate …

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Twitter’s got jokes about this weird, outdoorsy photo of Donald Trump, Jr.

March 19, 2017

So, Hillary, sure, but, would you ever want to run into Donald Trump, Jr. in the woods? Well, it could happen: He, uh, apparently feels super at home there. On Saturday, the New York Times Styles sectionpublished a profile of the younger Don that discusses, among many other things (ahem, that time he got arrested for public intoxication) his love of the great outdoors. Already, plenty of people are criticizing the piece on Twitter for normalizing Trumpwho, remember, is apparently not above …

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Super exclusive dating app thinks it’s found a way to stop ghosting

March 19, 2017

Ghosts be gone.Image: The league Ghosting is scourge in the world of dating apps, but will it ever die? One app is giving it their best shot. Youve probably heard of the high-end, exclusive dating app The League. Today theyre launching a new feature for their paid members that they believe is going to stop ghosting and cut out the stress of waiting for a reply that never comes. Their trick: read receipts. Thats it? But, wait, how will knowing someone has seen your message end ghosting? The …

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Will Smith bravely bungee jumps off Victoria Falls, and the view is incredible

March 12, 2017

Now this is a story all about how Will Smith got flipped, turned upside down. No, seriously. The award-winning actor recently checked a 20-year-old item off his bucket list by bungee jumping off of Victoria Falls in southern Africa. The falls are one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, giving Smith quite the view on the way down. In the sufficiently terrifying video, Smith nervously penguin-waddles to the edge of a platform before jumping with arms open. Between the sounds of whipping …

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Want to make parenting even more terrifying? This baby monitor can help.

February 19, 2017

The Raybaby keeps a constant watch on your baby, for better or worse.Image: raybaby/kickstarter Being a new parent is exhausting, but what if I told you there was a new device that could make it even more complicated and stressful… Wait, what? Meet the Raybaby, the first ever non-contact sleep and breathing tracker. Basically its a baby monitor that also measures a childs vitals, breathing rates and sleeping habits and then feeds all that information into an app through which you can …

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Yes, time is moving slower in Trump’s America

February 19, 2017

Image: ambar del moral/mashable Remember the mild, scandal-free days of the Obama years, when the biggest breaking news of the day was the holy war against Frappucino cups or the First Lady escaping the White House to go to CVS? Yeah. Neither can we. In less than a month, Trump has laid the groundwork for war in fill-in-the-blank, appointed a reality show loser to guard our nuclear weapons, put a white supremacist in charge of national security and made a nationwide call for more “easy …

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Coconut oil enthusiast’s relaxing bath gets a little too slippery

February 5, 2017

Baths are a great way to unwind after a long day of garbage reality. This bath did not fit that bill. On Thursday, Imgur user denshan posted to Imgur live from the tub inspiring, BTW to let the internet know that, thanks to a heavy hand with the coconut oil, she’d gotten herself stuck there. SEE ALSO: Here’s the ‘cat rapper’ freestyling to his cat Ravioli during bathtime “Went to get out after pulling the plug and I just slide around like a giant greased up potato …

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