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Super blue blood moon photos show that it lived up to the hype

January 31, 2018 Editor 0

On Tuesday morning, a good number of people were treated to the beauty that is a rare super blue blood moon. SEE ALSO: What the hell is the ‘super blue blood moon’ anyway? The event combined a super moon (when the moon is at its closest point to Earth), a blue moon (the second full moon of the month), and a blood moon (a total lunar eclipse) for a wondrous astronomical event visible to over half the globe, especially for […]

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Dorky dad posed with hilarious CNN headline and made his son take this classic pic

January 31, 2018 Editor 0

Headlines are fleeting in today’s raging political climate, but one brave dad decided to hold on to one forever.  As any slightly dorky father would, he employed his son to capture the hilariously misleading headline that appeared on a CNN chyron before Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. SEE ALSO: Here’s why you don’t buy your dad a Bluetooth microphone Reddit user charmik12 uploaded the magical photo of his dad posing with a thumbs up in front of a […]

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This treehouse is actually a hotel room high up in a French forest

January 31, 2018 Editor 0

Atelier Lavit designed a cozy treehouse as part of the resort Les Cabanes des Grands Chênes in France. The hotel room is built 35 feet above ground, surrounding an 100 year old oak tree. The only access to the 24-square-foot cabin is via a suspension bridge. Read more… More about Mashable Video, France, Paris, Europe, and Vacation Powered by WPeMatico

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Samsung is making chips for cryptocurrency mining

January 31, 2018 Editor 0

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Samsung’s chip-making division is diving into the lucrative space of cryptocurrency mining. Korean news outlet The Bell broke the news Tuesday, and Samsung confirmed to TechCrunch Wednesday that it’s indeed making crypto-mining chips.  SEE ALSO: Bananacoin, Titcoin, and Trumpcoin: These are the craziest cryptocurrencies out there “Samsung’s foundry business is currently engaged in the manufacturing […]

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Why Lena Headey is campaigning to support refugee families in Europe

January 31, 2018 Editor 0

‘Game of Thrones’ star Lena Headey has been working with the International Rescue Committee to raise awareness about some of the social and cultural difficulties refugees face when trying to integrate their lives in Europe.  Read more… More about Celebrities, Mashable Video, Social Issues, Social Good, and Refugees Powered by WPeMatico

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Michelle Obama explains her painfully awkward reaction to Melania Trump’s gift

January 31, 2018 Editor 0

Michelle Obama is finally opening up about that time she accepted an inauguration present from Melania Trump and had no idea how the heck to react. If you’re not familiar with the palpably awkward interaction, let’s refresh: To kick off the first lady handover, Melania gifted Michelle a medium-sized Tiffany & Co. box. Clearly not expecting a present, Michelle frantically looked around for a place to put the box — both a beautiful and painful sight. A year later, in […]

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Amazon has sweet deals today on Dell laptops, Hoover vacuums, charging banks, and more

January 31, 2018 Editor 0

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. The only thing better than getting a new laptop is getting a new laptop that’s on sale. Amazon has a certified refurbished Dell Latitude 7480 14-inch Notebooks on sale today. According to the product page, these laptops boast an all-day battery so whether you’re working or binging Netflix, it can keep […]

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‘Broverwatch’ is a group of guys who get together to play games and talk about their feelings

January 31, 2018 Editor 0

At three o’clock every Sunday afternoon, a group of four British lads get together to play video games. This might sound like a pretty standard Sunday, but these chaps congregate so they can talk about their mental health, their feelings, and, well, how crap they are at video games.  They call themselves “Broverwatch.” (And, yeah, they really love playing Overwatch.) SEE ALSO: How a ridiculous game uses jousting dicks to interrogate toxic masculinity Don’t let the project’s name fool you: […]

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Hell yeah Leslie Jones is officially joining NBC’s Olympics team

January 31, 2018 Editor 0

American hero and Ghostbuster Leslie Jones is making her triumphant return to the Olympics this year, so buckle up and get ready to enjoy some hilarity while watching the top athletes in the world do their thing. SEE ALSO: 6 Olympic highlights from day one in Rio, in Leslie Jones tweets Jones will be joining NBC’s 2018 Winter Olympic Games coverage as a contributor in Pyeongchang, South Korea, NBC announced Wednesday, reprising her involvement with the apex of athleticism that […]