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While you‘re at work, your dog could be playing video games

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. A sensor lights up. You hit it. Another sensor lights up. You hit that one. A third sensor lights up and when you hit it you get a reward. No, I‘m not describing Whack-A-Moleit‘s CleverPet Hub, the first "gaming console" for dogs. (In the above hypothetical you are a dog.) SEE ALSO: Health tracking for dogs is the wearable tech we di

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I posted so many Instagram Stories that I broke it

Hi, my name is Ray Wong and I have a very, very serious Instagram Stories addiction. There, I said it. Don‘t judge me. But I‘m not your usual junkie. I posted so much on my IG Stories during my recent vacation in Japan that I broke it (well, sort of). And boy, was I pissed. SEE ALSO: Why the iPhone 8 Plus is a better camera than a real camera I had this crazy idea of my very first trip to Japan being free of social media. I wanted to

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Russian photo studio lets you snap photos on a private jet for the Instagram likes

The cruelest part of social media (aside from all the actually bad stuff) is not that it‘s brought us squiggle brows or existential crises, but that it has introduced us to the private jet plandid. Which is how we‘ve ended up here: faking private jet photos for those sweet, sweet Instagram likes. SEE ALSO: The truth about detoxes and cleanses According to The Telegraph, Private Jet Studio - a Russian photo studio - offers people the c

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The Weather Channel would like to remind you that Puerto Rico is still a disaster

The Weather Channel has a message for Americans: Puerto Rico is still in crisis. The popular website of the IBM-owned company on Friday used its entire front page to remind visitors that the situation in Puerto Rico remains dire, exactly one month after Category 4 Hurricane Maria struck the island. Millions of residents remain without power, and many still lack access to clean water. "AMERICA, THIS IS STILL HAPPENING," declares the website‘

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Bioluminescent plankton are the grown-up version of sea monkeys

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Throw your sea monkeys in the garbage. There‘s a new tiny pet in town and this one glows. This fish bowl is filled with thousands of bioluminescent plankton called dinoflaggelates that glow blue when gently shaken. It looks like magic, but it‘s actually science. Bioluminescence is what causes lightning bugs and jellyfish to glow. Th

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Mario trades his overalls in for Peach‘s wedding dress in ‘Super Mario Odyssey‘

Perhaps in an effort to further distance himself from his former occupation, Mario is ditching those blue-collar overalls for some high society frillsSuper Mario Odyssey will let Mario wear Peach‘s wedding dress. On the back of the Wedding Peach amiibo box, you can briefly see an image of Mario in Peach‘s gown, and he looks good as hell. It‘s at the 6 minute 30 second mark in this unboxing video if you want to see it. SEE ALSO:

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Easy Halloween costumes don‘t have to be boring

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Halloween is fast approaching and there are only so many shopping days left for you to figure out your costume. For those of us who can‘t craft worth a damn and for whom the idea of sitting through YouTube makeup tutorials sounds exhausting, Halloween can be stressful. Sure, you don‘t want to be the lame one at your Halloween party,

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The strongest storm on Earth right now is heading for Japan

Typhoon Lan has been undergoing rapid intensification on Thursday night and Friday, and will likely reach super typhoon status by Saturday morning. Such a threshold is crossed when a typhoon has sustained winds of at least 150 miles per hour. The storm is in a favorable environment for strengthening, and is likely on a collision course with highly populated areas of Japan. One characteristic of this storm that‘s clear from satellite imagery

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Someone found out they failed their midterm in a hilariously tragic Twitter saga

It‘s not every day you learn about the fate of your GPA on Twitter, but that‘s where we are in the freakishly-connected world of 2017. On Thursday morning, one Twitter user happened to notice that a professor was grading tests next to him on a flight, and he decided the best thing to do was to tweet about it. "If there‘s a Taiwan Jones at Howard, boy you failed the fuck out ya midterm," he wrote on Twitter. SEE ALSO: Why Twitte

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Your pet can now play video games because technology is amazing

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. A sensor lights up. You hit it. Another sensor lights up. You hit that one. A third sensor lights up and when you hit it you get a reward. No, I‘m not describing Whack-A-Moleit‘s CleverPet Hub, the first "gaming console" for dogs. (In the above hypothetical you are a dog.) SEE ALSO: Health tracking for dogs is the wearable tech we di

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Apple‘s New Emoji Are Finally Here

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Here are Julia Louis-Dreyfus‘ ‘Veep‘ co-stars rooting her on, because we could all use a happy cry today

Who‘d have thought that one of the most caustic shows on television could yield one of the sweetest moments on Twitter? SEE ALSO: Joe Biden writes Julia Louis-Dreyfus the sweetest tweet ever, from one veep to another A few weeks ago, we got the very sad news that Julia Louis-Dreyfus had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Because 2017 is just the worst. But even in the worst of times, people aren‘t all bad. Louis-Dreyfus‘ friends

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Scarlett Johansson and her ‘Avengers‘ co-stars assemble for Puerto Rico relief

It‘s been exactly one month since Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico, and as the island still struggles to recover from storm‘s devastating damage, celebrities like Scarlett Johansson are aiding in relief efforts. To raise additional funds for the island, Johansson organized a reading of Thornton Wilder‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Our Town, and called on a few of her Avengers co-stars to join in the fun, according to a releas

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Solange calls out a UK magazine for Photoshopping her braids out of the cover

If there‘s anything the beauty industry, the media, basically everywhere constantly fails at, it‘s celebrating one‘s own natural look. The London Evening Standard magazine has done just that this week, with their cover photo of Solange Knowles. In the original picture, Knowles wore an elaborate braid above her head and the publication decided to Photoshop it out. For an artist who has a song titled "Don‘t Touch My Hair," t

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Make yogurt at home just by pushing a button

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Whether you‘re trying to fit a healthy meal into your diet or you just want to kick back with a nice, cool smoothie, yogurt can make for an awesome snack. But if the store-bought stuff is too preservative-y for your tastes, contains too much sugar, or is too expensive for your budget, Yomee can provide an alternative. This Kickstarter proj

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The lazy girl‘s guide to Halloween costumes

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Halloween is fast approaching and there are only so many shopping days left for you to figure out your costume. For those of us who can‘t craft worth a damn and for whom the idea of sitting through YouTube makeup tutorials sounds exhausting, Halloween can be stressful. Sure, you don‘t want to be the lame one at your Halloween party,

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Can we just talk about John Green‘s new novel ‘Turtles All The Way Down‘ real quick?

John Green is back! Earlier in October, John Green broke his writing hiatus and released a new YA novel, Turtles All the Way Down, his first book in six years. The book follows Aza Holmes, a 16-year-old would-be detective living in Indianapolis who is trying to track down a missing billionaire, Russell Pickett, with her friend Daisy. But Pickett isn‘t the only one Aza is trying to find. Aza also lives with severe OCD and anxiety, and freque

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Mario plays dress-up with Peach‘s wedding dress in ‘Super Mario Odyssey,‘ apparently

Perhaps in an effort to further distance himself from his former occupation, Mario is ditching those blue-collar overalls for some high society frillsSuper Mario Odyssey will let Mario wear Peach‘s wedding dress. On the back of the Wedding Peach amiibo box, you can briefly see an image of Mario in Peach‘s gown, and he looks good as hell. It‘s at the 6 minute 30 second mark in this unboxing video if you want to see it. SEE ALSO:

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Stitch Fix filed for an IPO, and here‘s what we learned

After months of speculation, Stitch Fix filed for its IPO on Thursday. The clothing subscription service bared all in its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. And it taught us a few things about a company readying to go public just as it faces competition fromwho else?Amazon. Business is good Stitch Fix‘s business model is simple: it sends clothes it thinks you‘ll like to your house to try. If you like what the startup

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Badass ‘StarCraft‘ cosplay lights up with awesome LED accents

The only thing that‘s better than badass cosplay is a badass cosplay that lights up. Cosplayer Svetlana Quindt (with the help of Instagram user Adafruit) created an amazing cosplay of the StarCraft character Nova (more specifically, a version of Nova found in Heroes of the Storm) complete with LED-enhanced armor and dreadlocks. SEE ALSO: Comic Con cosplayers give their best tips for getting into tight costumes Quidnt posted photos of her pr

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Turn your smartphone into a mobile photo editor with this little box

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Want to create quality content for your social media posts and rack up those sweet, sweet likes? Of course you do. For any photo-savvy adventurer who loves to blog about their latest outing, Gnarbox is here to make your digital camera footage into instant art wherever you are. SEE ALSO: How to become a legitimate photographer for less than 30 Th

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Even during its off-season, ‘Veep‘ continues to bring joy into our lives

Who‘d have thought that one of the most caustic shows on television could yield one of the sweetest moments on Twitter? SEE ALSO: Joe Biden writes Julia Louis-Dreyfus the sweetest tweet ever, from one veep to another A few weeks ago, we got the very sad news that Julia Louis-Dreyfus had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Because 2017 is just the worst. But even in the worst of times, people aren‘t all bad. Louis-Dreyfus‘ friends

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Typhoon Lan rapidly intensifying into super typhoon, may strike Japan

Typhoon Lan has been undergoing rapid intensification on Thursday night and Friday, and will likely reach super typhoon status by Saturday morning. Such a threshold is crossed when a typhoon has sustained winds of at least 150 miles per hour. The storm is in a favorable environment for strengthening, and is likely on a collision course with highly populated areas of Japan. One characteristic of this storm that‘s clear from satellite imagery

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Couple discovers message-in-a-bottle written in 1988

Imagine walking along a shore just minding your own business when you notice a peculiar bottle floating on water in the distance. You decide to grab the bottle and notice there‘s a note tucked inside. Much to your surprise, the hand-written message is dated 1988. According to UPI, that‘s exactly what happened to a Georgia couple who have since tracked down the note‘s sender. SEE ALSO: Lost and Found: 100-Year-Old Message in a Bo

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