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You probably think your dog is cool and yet, can it even shop for groceries?

There‘s not much to this post, and yet it is perhaps the most important thing I have ever written. Here is what I know: there is a dog, somewhere (perhaps the Bay Area, California), and that dog is pushing a shopping cart around in a grocery store. The dog appears to be a German Shepherd, and the grocery store appears to be well-stocked. SEE ALSO: Extremely excited pup just can‘t wait to catch the bus to doggy school You may be th

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Elon Musk is back to taking fans‘ ideas to make Tesla ownership even better

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Junior League World Series player makes insane catch, snagging would-be home run

We are pleased to present to you the new coolest 14-year-old in America: this Junior League World Series player who just made the best catch in JLWS history. Jack Regenye of Pennsylvania leapt over the outfield fence to catch a would-be home run in his team‘s game against Chinese Taipei, flipping upside down and popping up with the ball still in his possession. SEE ALSO: 9 ways the MLB can make baseball more exciting Take a look at the insa

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‘Stranger Things‘ pop-up bar in Chicago is so cool even Barb would be like ‘Okay let‘s party‘

If you live near Chicago and like demonic beings from other dimensions, mixed drinks, and waffles: you‘re in luck. A Stranger Things pop-up bar has opened and it is cool as hell. Unfortunately, most of the show‘s cast will need to wait about a decade to check it out. SEE ALSO: ‘Stranger Things‘ characters reimagined as waffles Located in Logan Square, "The Upside Down" is flooded with show references and themed cocktails,

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Jerry Lewis, legendary entertainer and humanitarian, is dead at 91

He called Dean Martin a pal, he was absolutely adored by the French, and he did true good in the world as the national chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Jerry Lewis will be missed. The legendary comedian, singer, actor, filmmaker, producer, and all-around creator died in his Las Vegas home on Sunday morning, his family confirms. He was 91. SEE ALSO: Jerry Lewis has no time for this interview about how old he is Lewis got his start i

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The eclipse: From ancient paganism to American history, it‘s been a thing

Nothing reminds us that we are on a celestial island surrounded by the abyss like watching our planet‘s energy source turn into a gaping black hole. But don‘t take my word for it. From occult and pagan lore to American history and yes, Hollywood, solar eclipses have been harbingers of doom, transformation, and revolution since time immemorial. And can‘t you just ... feel it? SEE ALSO: 20 questions you‘re too embarrassed to

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Father John Misty writes heartfelt eulogy to the Chuck E. Cheese animatronic band

Grief takes many forms, and we‘ve all been grieving over the loss of Chuck E. Cheese‘s animatronic band in different ways. Musician Father John Misty‘s grief led him to write a poetic and emotionally charged eulogy for Chuck E.‘s robotic band of three animals, one monster and an Italian chef. The singer-songwriter posted his tribute to Facebook on August 18. SEE ALSO: Chuck E. Cheese goes to Wall Street: 1 billion IPO repo

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Volkswagen will bring you its buzzy next-gen electric bus in 2022

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6 of history‘s greatest minds that I could easily defeat in Mario Kart 64

Through the annals of history, there have been many historic figures that changed the world with their ingenuity. Whether they mark a scientific achievement, a military victory, or an artistic undertaking, these geniuses left their influence on the world in ways that are almost impossible to imagine or replicate. And I could handily beat each and every one in Mario Kart 64. Here are six of history‘s most influential figures that I could eas

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Nintendo Iran Club: The community fighting for recognition in Iran

When logging on to Nintendo.com, web users are greeted with a world map and prompted to choose their country of origin from an extensive list. The gaming giant‘s most popular regions -- North America, Europe, Australia, and Japan -- are all accounted for. Notably absent are any countries from the Middle East. Much of the region isn‘t even visible, covered by the large grey Nintendo logo sitting dead center on the map.Courtesy of Ninte

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Arkansas thieves forgo cunning scheme and just ram an ATM with a big ol‘ forklift

Sure, you can plan an elaborate heist for months, splitting the money with ten other people while looking serenely at the Bellagio fountains. You can do that, nobody‘s going to stop you. Or, you can learn how to use a huge forklift and just lift stuff with money in it. Forgoing the Ocean‘s style heist, these Arkansas thieves chose the latter. SEE ALSO: 10 classic heist movies every crime obsessed fan should watch Operating a large Cat

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Dick Gregory‘s passing stirs social media reminiscences of his still-relevant comedy

Dick Gregory, the groundbreaking comic and Civil Rights-era icon, has died. Gregory‘s reps confirmed that he succumbed to heart failure on Aug. 19 after being hospitalized earlier in the week. His son, Christian, also confirmed the news in an Instagram post on the late comedian‘s account. "The family appreciates the outpouring of support and love and respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time. M

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1955: Salvador Dal poses nude with a starfish at his seaside villa

Image: Charles Hewitt/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesIn 1930, a few months after being expelled from his father‘s home, surrealist artist Salvador Dal purchased a former fisherman‘s shack near the secluded village of Portlligat on Spain‘s Costa BravaHe paid with some of the 20,000 francs that the Viscount of Noailles had given him as an advance on the painting that would become The Old Age of William Tell.Over the next

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We won‘t always have total solar eclipses in the future. Here‘s why

The moon is receding from earth every year. There will come a day where we will no longer have total solar eclipses. Neil deGrasse Tyson sat down with Meteorologist Joe Rao to discuss more about this future. Check out the full StarTalk podcast featuring interview clips from rapper/producer Logic here. StarTalk on Mashable is a video series, produced by Mashable and StarTalk Radio. StarTalk Radio is a podcast and radio program hosted by astrophysi

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Please enjoy all these hedgehogs being washed with toothbrushes

If your pet hedgehog needs a bit of extra TLC, take heart. A truly compelling experience awaits you. Many hedgehog owners occasionally remove dirt (and poop!) from their prickly friends‘ quills and feet using a toothbrush. If it‘s done right, most hedgehogs will be cool with it just be sure you also use a gentle shampoo (oatmeal shampoo is a good, soothing option for dry hedgehog skin), a soft brush, and a sink filled with warm water

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Flight or invisibility? The next ‘Splatoon 2‘ match-up has a cool history

Which superpower would you choose: flight or invisibility? Splatoon 2‘s semi-regular Splatfest competitions let players choose which of two teams they‘ll represent. As with the original game, it‘s always a binary choice between two seemingly innocuous options. SEE ALSO: Kanye‘s sneakers appear in the most unexpected place: ‘Splatoon 2‘ The two previous Splatfests, for example, pitted cake against ice cream and

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‘Mass Effect: Andromeda‘ is basically over and BioWare just confirmed it, folks

Five months. That‘s how long it‘s been since Mass Effect: Andromeda launched, and that‘s how long it took BioWare Montreal to admit that nothing more can be done with the ailing game‘s story mode. Technically, it wasn‘t even a full five months, as Andromeda launched on March 21. SEE ALSO: ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda‘ reviews are in: Bad game is bad BioWare confirmed the decision in an update on the Mass Effec

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BioWare confirms ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda‘ won‘t get story add-ons, but doesn‘t explain why

Five months. That‘s how long it‘s been since Mass Effect: Andromeda launched, and that‘s how long it took BioWare Montreal to admit that nothing more can be done with the ailing game‘s story mode. Technically, it wasn‘t even a full five months, as Andromeda launched on March 21. SEE ALSO: ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda‘ reviews are in: Bad game is bad BioWare confirmed the decision in an update on the Mass Effec

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Fair warning: Chelsea Handler‘s story about adopting a senior dog will make you cry

Hello. Get ready to cry! Saturday marked the third annual Clear the Shelters event, a day when animal shelters nationwide waive or lower adoption fees in hopes that as many pets will find homes as possible. To encourage others to participate, Chelsea Handler posted a video relaying one of her own adoption stories. (Handler has adopted two dogs from local shelters.) SEE ALSO: Spoiled doggo with 5 dog beds prefers the floor "I went into the [Lo

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13 times ‘The Defenders‘ roasted Iron Fist so you wouldn‘t have to

So you spent your weekend bingeing The Defenders and no spoilers, but Danny Rand is still the worst. Meeting Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage brings him down a few notches from his high horse of channeling chi, but only after his fellow heroes repeatedly roast him for being an idiot. Snarky dialogue spoilers for The Defenders ahead, but nothing more. SEE ALSO: What are critics saying about Marvel‘s ‘The Defenders‘? Luke:

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Three construction innovations that will change the way we build

A number of companies are competing to find ways to automate construction, using bricklaying robots and machines that can 3D print with concrete. These innovations are among the most successful prototypes whereby entire buildings were constructed using robots. Read more...More about Innovation, Housing, Robotics, Construction, and Real Time Video

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J.K. Rowling uses kindness to shut down a mansplainer who told a woman she didn‘t actually write a book

The term mansplaining came from an author who had a man explain her own book to her. Now, men are explaining not just the contents of books ... but the act of writing a book itself. Author Laura Kalbag shared on Twitter on Saturday that her new book Accessibility for Everyone, about the accessibility of websites to users, was coming out soon. SEE ALSO: JK Rowling just roasted Donald Trump again with one incredibly ironic observation If you misse

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White supremacist rally ends early in Boston as counter-protesters show up in huge numbers

A few dozen attendees showed up for Saturday‘s planned "free speech" rally in Boston. But counter-protesters showed up in the thousands. Per local news reports, over 10,000 people gathered at Boston Commons to protest the right-wing gathering, which quickly fell apart after it became clear the planned speaking schedule would not come to fruition. In fact, police were seen taking down rally flags and decor before 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon

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‘Game of Thrones‘ prequel writer teases future shows and we‘re already stressed about it

You might feel like it‘s too soon to think about the Game of Thrones spinoffs HBO has in the pipeline, but consider this counterpoint: It‘s not. Screenwriter Jane Goldman, who will pen at least one of the prequels planned for after Thrones concludes in 2018, spoke to IGN about what her series would include and she kept it deliberately, maddeningly vague. SEE ALSO: ‘Game of Thrones‘ is proving itself to be leak-proof "

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