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2018 is gonna be a beautiful year for queer women in film. And yet.

Between Adam Rippon, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, and this rim job cartoon Piers Morgan repeatedly tweeted out, 2018 has had a spectacularly gay start. In keeping with historical tradition, queer women have been noticeably less visible. There have been so few bright spots outside of Cynthia Nixon‘s possible earth-shattering gubernatorial run. The situation has become so dire that some of us in the queer women‘s community are consid

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‘The Simpsons‘ predicted two of the wildest Winter Olympics moments years ago

If you want to see the future perhaps consider studying episodes of The Simpsons very carefully. Somehow, in some way, the animated series always manages to predict real life, just as it did during the now-concluded 2018 Winter Olympics. It happened twice. The first was when Team USA won the gold medal in curling, an unlikely victory that‘s sure to be a movie one day. The second happened when a rogue squirrel ran onto the snowboarding slope

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K-pop and a kid guitarist ruled the Olympics closing ceremony

Athletes bid farewell to Pyeongchang on Sunday at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics. But among the usual speeches, rituals, and parades, K-pop and a kid guitarist came out on top. Or they were the crowd-pleasers, anyway the closing ceremony is blessedly free of competition. SEE ALSO: Figure skating wins gold in the sexual tension Olympics 13-year-old guitarist Yang Tae-hwan played a variation on "Winter" from Vivaldi‘s The F

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Michelle Obama plugs her ‘deeply personal‘ autobiography in release date reveal

Michelle Obama has finally given the world some highly-anticipated details about her upcoming book and we could not be more ready. The former FLOTUS announced Sunday on social media that the upcoming memoir, which we now know will be called Becoming, will share "deeply personal" stories from her life, including how she found her voice, and how she came to use it to empower so many others. SEE ALSO: Michelle Obama raves about ‘Black Panther&

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Here‘s how much Samsung‘s Galaxy S9 will cost in the U.S.

Pre-orders for Samsung‘s Galaxy S9 and S9+ start on March 2 and the phone launches worldwide on a week later on March 12. But how much is it going to cost you to get one in the U.S.? Thankfully, not 1,000Samsung‘s new Android phones will still cost a pretty penny, but monthly installment plans help break down the full cost over a span of months. SEE ALSO: Samsung finally nails all the details with the Galaxy S9 and S9+ In the U.S., th

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Apple hasn‘t announced an iPhone X Plus yet, but this might be its glass

Will 2018 bring Apple fans a follow-up to the company‘s 1,000 flagship, the iPhone X, from last year? A newly glimpsed chunk of glass suggests it‘s possible. A pair of images that surfaced on China‘s MacX forums show what appears to be an iPhone X-shaped pane of glass, notch and all. They‘ve since been removed, but the message thread bearing the title "plus" still remains. SlashGear also grabbed the images themselves bef

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Samsung finally nails all the details with the Galaxy S9 and S9+

It‘s easy to look at the new Galaxy S9 and S9+ and say Samsung didn‘t even try this year, but that couldn‘t be more wrong. Yes, the glass-and-metal Android sandwiches are virtually identical to last year‘s Galaxy S8 and S8+, right down to the same screen sizes and rounded corners. But take a closer look and you‘ll see everything especially the camera has changed for the better, even if the design is still essential

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Tommy Wiseau, Greg Sestero, and an ATM star in new ‘Best F(r)iends‘ trailer

Fifteen years after The Room, Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero are reuniting for Best F(r)iends, a film written by Sestero. And it looks like a wild ride. According to a new trailer released Friday, the movie features a clown in a morgue, an important ATM, a precarious fight on a cliff, and those classic Wiseau themes: "greed, hatred, and jealousy." Seems tense! Best F(r)iends will be released in two volumes, a dramatic and profoundly unsurprisi

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Nokia is bringing back the Matrix phone

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. When you have a history as long as Nokia, there‘s a lot of cool stuff too revive and HMD Global, the current owner of the Nokia brand, is playing its cards right. At a press conference in Barcelona on Sunday, the company announced the Nokia 8110 4G a rehash of the Nokia 8110

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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir skate on Olympic ice for (probably) the last time

After winning gold and making millions of people wonder if they‘re in love, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have skated on Olympic ice for what is perhaps the last time. The ice dancing pair has not officially decided if they‘re retiring from competition, but there‘s a good chance they are which made their performance at Sunday‘s figure skating gala particularly special. Wondering if Virtue and Moir‘s chemistry lessens

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Kardashians, Jenners, and Wests match wits on ‘Celebrity Family Feud‘

Jay-Z gave the world fair warning that "nobody wins when the family feuds," but his lyrics weren‘t enough to stop members of the Kardashian/West/Jenner clan from battling it out on a popular game show. Kim Kardashian West hyped the social media world up on Saturday, revealing on Snapchat that she and hubby Kanye West were backstage at Celebrity Family Feud. They were there to compete against Kim‘s sisters Khloe and Kendall; mom, Kris

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Her baby may outlive her own country: The story of the Marshall Islands

An activist from the Marshall Islands wrote this poem for her young daughter, who may outlive her own country. The Marshall Islands has been hit hard by rising sea levels due to climate change. Read more about the Marshall Islands in our three-part multimedia series, here. Read more...More about Climate, Mashable Video, Environment, Family, and Water

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From smart bongs to home growing kits, the best marijuana tech gadgets

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. Silicon Valley is no stranger to cannabis culture, so it‘s no surprise that tech companies are driving innovation in the pot world. And guess what? They‘ve got some seriously impressive products. When the state of Colorado passed Amendment 64 in 2012, legalizing recreati

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The poison and the tomb: One family‘s journey to their contaminated home

Editor‘s note: This is the first of a three-part multimedia project that spotlights the daily lives of Marshall Islands residents.Kim Wall, Coleen Jose, and Jan Hendrik Hinzel reported from the Marshall Islands and Arkansas in 2014 and 2015.Ages, figures, and situations related to each character are tied to the on-the-ground reporting. However, some general information has been updated with dates noted in the text where necessary. Wall work

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What am I gonna go home to? Water?‘: The climate refugees settling in America‘s heartland

Editor‘s note: This is the final chapter of a three-part multimedia project that spotlights the daily lives of Marshall Islands residents. Kim Wall,Coleen Jose, and Jan Hendrik Hinzelreported from the Marshall Islands and Arkansas in 2014 and 2015.Ages, figures, and situations related to each character are tied to the on-the-ground reporting. However, some general information has been updated with dates noted in the text where necessary. Wa

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When you leave the Marshall Islands, you buy a one-way ticket, on standby

Editor‘s note: This is the second of a three-part multimedia project that spotlights the daily lives of Marshall Islands residents.Kim Wall, Coleen Jose, and Jan Hendrik Hinzel reported from the Marshall Islands and Arkansas in 2014 and 2015.Ages, figures, and situations related to each character are tied to the on-the-ground reporting. However, some general information has been updated with dates noted in the text where necessary. Wall wor

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I bet you can‘t guess where the Huawei MateBook X Pro hides its camera

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. It was a very Apple-like moment for Huawei: At the company‘s press briefing in Barcelona, a rep held out the MateBook X Pro, a 13.9-inch laptop with crazy-thin bezels, and asked the journalists where the camera was. No one had any idea, and then the man pressed on a key lodged

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This smartwatch doesn‘t look like a smartwatch, and that‘s awesome

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. We get it: You want all the convenience and technological wonder of a smartwatch, but still want to attend grown-up parties without looking like an extra from Back to the Future Part II. All you wanted to do is count your steps in peace, but you reach

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SEO can be tricky this 10 app can make it way easier

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. You can have the best content out there, but if your site is not search engine optimized, you can pretty much forget about anyone seeing it. The top five results on Google get 75% of the clicks, the top three get 60%, and even paying for your site to b

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We tried out the LG V30s and its AI-powered camera tricks

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. This Mobile World Congress, LG is laying low. The company held a press conference on Saturday, insisting that it wasn‘t a press conference. The people who showed up were able to try a pre-production model of the upcoming LG V30s ThinQ but it‘s just a slightly upgraded v

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John Oliver emerges victorious against the man he once called a ‘geriatric Dr. Evil‘

John Oliver‘s legal tussle with a man he once called a "geriatric Dr. Evil" is over and the HBO late night host has every reason to be happy. West Virginia judge Jeffrey Cramer has dismissed the defamation lawsuit filed against Oliver by Robert Murray, the coal baron behind Murray Energy Corp. SEE ALSO: The 9 funniest lines from a coal kingpin‘s lawsuit against John Oliver Murray, along with his company, had sued HBO in June over

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The writer of ‘Catwoman‘ knows exactly how bad ‘Catwoman‘ is, thank you very much

Over a decade before Wonder Woman, before Black Panther was even a twinkle in Kevin Feige‘s eye, there was Catwoman - to this day, still the only Marvel or DC live-action movie led by a woman of color. The problem was, it was terrible. So terrible, even its writer can‘t resist the opportunity to drag it on social media. SEE ALSO: ‘Black Panther‘ proved there‘s a demand for more diverse superhero movies. Will Hollywoo

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Logan Paul says he‘s going to fight YouTuber KSI in boxing match

While we don‘t condone violence, plenty of people out there on the internet would love to see someone punch disgraced YouTuber Logan Paul in the face. Well, that opportunity may have just presented itself. Back in February, British YouTuber Olajide Olatunji, better known on the internet as KSI, fought fellow vlogger Joe Weller in a boxing match, because apparently that‘s how we‘re settling petty drama on the internet nowaday

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Chinese iCloud account privacy may be at risk once Apple complies with new laws

Apple is preparing for a big change at the end of the month: Henceforth, iCloud data belonging to users based in China will have to be stored there, in the company‘s new Chinese data center. That means text message, emails, and other data stored in the cloud will be physically housed on Chinese soil. Importantly, it also means that the cryptographic keys required to unlock an iCloud account will live in China as well. SEE ALSO: Here‘s

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