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How a lightweight, prefabricated concrete roof is just a taste of the coming revolution in architecture

August 25, 2018

This bird was not in the mood to be saved.  Jessie, a bright yellow and turquoise Macaw parrot, escaped her home in Edmonton, UK over the weekend and stranded herself on her neighbor’s roof for three days. Concerned that she was injured, her owners called the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals […]

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This Twitter user got the best present from her mom and people want one for themselves

August 23, 2018

“Your degree won’t keep you warm at night.” Anyone with a degree in anything associated with arts or humanities has likely heard some variation of this statement.  Well, Twitter user @blahblahSPEAK‘s master’s degree might do literally that, thanks to her brilliant mom. SEE ALSO: Looking for love on campus: Best dating apps for college students […]

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Sorry goldfish, looks like the jellyfish is here to upstage you

August 20, 2018

It's not worth it dude!Image: bruce bennett/Getty Images We are living in trying times. Not even our favorite childhood snacks are safe. Pepperidge Farm announced a voluntary recall on Monday for four different flavors of Goldfish Crackers due to a fear of salmonella. According to a CBS report, an ingredient supplier for Pepperidge notified the […]

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The ‘Matilda’ challenge is guaranteed to fill you with instant, magical nostalgia

August 20, 2018

There have been many hashtag-based challenges that have swept social media over the years. The Harlem Shake. The Ice Bucket Challenge. That recent one where people hide behind a towel to confuse their dogs. SEE ALSO: 11 influential feminists share the best lessons they’ve learned from other women Well, forget all those for the time […]

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This ‘blind’ robot can jump on your table and chase you in the dark even when its leg is broken

August 3, 2018

Forget Shark Week, it’s Bark Week on Mashable. Join us as we celebrate all the good dogs, which we humans do not deserve. While people may never agree on the latest obnoxious Instagram update, there’s one thing everyone can agree on: dogs dominate the platform, and deservedly so. But with so many dog accounts on […]

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There’s a new love between Mexico and South Korea thanks to the World Cup

July 21, 2018

The beginning of a beautiful friendship.Image: JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images Convincingly beaten 3-0 in its match against Sweden, Mexico were set to be the next team sent packing from the World Cup on Wednesday. Then, the incredible happened. SEE ALSO: ‘Simpsons’ fans dream of a Mexico and Portugal World Cup final South Korea’s team, the deus […]

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This beach is isolated by a wall of mirrors and it looks like a floating desert island

July 21, 2018

Your antidote to the Taylor Swift swan float is here. Behold the pink coffin pool toy— a summery, macabre float created by Canadian designer Andrew Greenbaum. SEE ALSO: Pool floats for your dog are a thing now and we will not enter summer without them “Had the idea to start this project almost three years […]

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5 reasons you should be following Britney Spears on Instagram

July 17, 2018

Britney Spears, the social media savior of 2018.Image: mashable composite: bob al-greene/mashable and Kevin Winter/getty images This is You Won’t Regret It, a weekly column featuring recommendations, tips, and unsolicited advice from the Mashable culture team. Amidst the politics, the breaking news, and the ice-cold takes that clog my social feeds lies a beacon of unwavering […]

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Playing pool with this trusty augmented reality projector should be the only way it’s done from now on

June 23, 2018

A family may be responsible for a pricey statue their child knocked it over at the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas. According to Sarah Goodman, the child’s mother, the incident occurred last month at a wedding reception, local outlet KSHB reports.  SEE ALSO: This daughter’s optical illusion went so viral even her […]

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Watch: Bad Lip Reading tackles the royal wedding in absurd, hilarious parody

June 12, 2018

Now that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are probably going to live happily ever after, it’s about time for a Bad Lip Reading of their very serious royal wedding. Even if you managed to watch hour upon hour of the event with great scrutiny, it might surprise you that the pair’s favourite Harry Potter character […]

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