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A new round of magazine covers rip Trump for his Charlottesville stance

It‘s been a tumultuous, chaotic week following the violence in Charlottesville over the weekend. As outrage at Donald Trump‘s comments continues to simmer, magazine covers are putting the president on blast. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump‘s dangerous new low: alt-right vs. alt-left None more so than the new cover from The Economist, which bluntly takes Trump to task for the way he equated Charlottesville protesters with the white suprem

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Alexa has a new skill to help you throw away less food (and money)

Those leftovers that get dumped uneaten, that tub of yogurt way past its expiration date, and the bunch of celery you ambitiously bought for a recipe that let‘s be real wasn‘t going to happen, all add up. SEE ALSO: Software is changing the way we tackle food waste It might seem like clearing out the fridge doesn‘t mean much, but Americans don‘t eat 40 percent of their food. Consumers throwing out old bread and questio

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‘Game of Thrones‘ fan shares impressively detailed theory about Jaime and Cersei

Warning: Contains spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 5. There are plenty of complex and difficult relationships in the Game of Thrones world. Jaime and Cersei Lannister, though, are on a whole other level. SEE ALSO: ‘Game of Thrones‘ episode 6 photos hint that Daenerys is preparing to go ‘Beyond the Wall‘ They‘ve gone from brother and sister who love each other in a very non-conventional way to brother an

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Stop using Johnny Cash for your hateful rallies, his children tell neo-Nazis

If you‘re a neo-Nazi and think about wearing that old Johnny Cash t-shirt especially the one where he‘s flipping the finger, think twice. SEE ALSO: Mark Ruffalo, Olivia Wilde, and more celebs led a powerful protest at Trump Tower The children of the legendary singer have taken to Facebook to tell white-supremacists and neo-Nazis to not use their dad for their cause. Singer Rosanne Cash and the others said they were alerted to a video

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New Girl Scout badges go where Girl Scouts have never been before: Space

The Girl Scouts of the USA has been turning out smart future leaders of America for the past century. Those girls and young women have collected countless badges for activities related to art, science, the outdoors, leadership and more. But, surprisingly, the 105-year-old organization has never offered a "space science" badge not even in the late 1960s when America first went to the moon. SEE ALSO: Girl Scouts adds 23 STEM badges in biggest roll

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‘Game of Thrones‘ fan has an epic theory about what‘s in store for Bronn

Warning: Spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 7, episode 5. I‘m not going to lie, I‘m kind of surprised Bronn‘s still around. He‘s obviously an awesome character, but I genuinely thought he was going to snuff it during that loot train attack. Especially after he made the mistake of attempting to kill Drogon. SEE ALSO: Bronn from ‘Game of Thrones‘ says his postman won‘t talk to him after he shot Daenerys&ls

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10,000 impounded bikes look like abstract art

It may look like a painting, but this is actually what 10,000 bicycles being dumped into one space looks like. Tens of thousands of shared bikes have been impounded by authorities, and left at a playground in the Chinese city of Hefei. SEE ALSO: People stole nearly all of the bikes belonging to a shared-bike startup, so it had to close down It‘s simply the latest chapter in the recent shared bike phenomenon, which has seen a surge of bikes

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J.K. Rowling tweets heartbreaking video of Heather Heyer‘s mother

In the light of the tragic events in Charlottesville, the parents of Heather Heyer have offered a rare example of dignity and defiance in the face of their daughter‘s violent death. SEE ALSO: Mark Ruffalo, Olivia Wilde, and more celebs led a powerful protest at Trump Tower Like many on Twitter, J.K. Rowling shared the video of Heather‘s mother, Susan Bro, as she addresses 1,200 people that gathered to mourn the 32-year-old woman at th

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10,000 impounded bikes looks like abstract art

It may look like abstract art, but this is actually what 10,000 bicycles being dumped into one space looks like. Tens of thousands of shared bikes have been impounded by authorities, and left at a playground in the Chinese city of Hefei. SEE ALSO: People stole nearly all of the bikes belonging to a shared-bike startup, so it had to close down It‘s simply the latest chapter in the recent shared bike phenomenon, which has seen a surge of bike

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Behold, the LG V30 in all its glory

LG has been revealing key details about its upcoming V30 flagship ahead of the Aug. 31 launch, but one important piece of the puzzle is missing: An actual picture of the phone. Well, it‘s not missing any more. The image of the phone from all sides comes courtesy of leaker Evan Blass, and even though it‘s not an official photo (likely a press render), it looks exactly what we thought it would look based on previous leaks. Simply put, i

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Read Tim Cook‘s powerful note to Apple employees about Charlottesville violence

Apple CEO Tim Cook has no time for white supremacists and neo-Nazis. SEE ALSO: Trump blames ‘many sides‘ for violence in Charlottesville He made it pretty clear in a powerful note to Apple employees, which also slams Trump‘s "moral equivalence" between Nazis and human rights demonstrators. In the email, obtained by Recode, Cook also announced the company would make contributions of 1 million each to the Southern Poverty Law Cent

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Lin-Manuel Miranda thanks Jaime Lannister for piggyback, gets the perfect reply

All men must die, but that doesn‘t mean they can‘t at least have some piggyback-based fun first. SEE ALSO: Jaime Lannister has some incredible ‘Game of Thrones‘ cast tattoo ideas you‘ll definitely want to copy Earlier this week, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (a.k.a. everyone‘s second favourite Lannister) appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden. BELIEVE IT.#LateLateShow gonna be bigger

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Supermarket brings in ‘quiet hour‘ designed to help autistic people

Supermarkets are often bustling places, meaning it can be overwhelming for people on the autism spectrum and those who care for them. To make the experience easier, Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) and supermarket chain Coles have partnered together on a pilot program which will see stores go quiet for an hour as part of a sensory-friendly experience. SEE ALSO: Netflix‘s ‘Atypical‘ attempts to tackle what dating could be like

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Chinese state media just released a terribly racist video mocking Indians

A video released by Chinese state media is turning heads for all the wrong reasons. The Xinhua News Agency, China‘s official press agency, on Wednesday released a video accusing India of committing several "sins." The video features a man dressed in a turban and a fake beard, speaking in a supposed "Indian" accent. SEE ALSO: FaceApp removes racist selfie filters The video, titled "7 sins of India", comes amid months of increasing tensions b

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McDonald‘s Korea has molten chocolate pie and I‘m so jealous I can‘t breathe

I‘ve never looked at McDonald‘s regular Apple Pies with such disdain. Because over in South Korea, Instagrammers are smugly posting pictures and videos of their latest treat oozy molten chocolate pies that just debuted this week. It‘s so unfair. A post shared by PopKimchi (@popkimchi_mag) on Aug 15, 2017 at 3:16am PDT SEE ALSO: McDonald‘s unveils Minions-themed menu, and nope, nope, nope, nope, nope McDonald‘

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Nielsen is bringing its data and analysis expertise to esports

Esports are going to get in-depth viewer statistics and analysis with Nielsen‘s new esports vertical. Nielsen, one of the top market research firms in the world and a leading provider of television viewer statistics and consumer data, announced today that it is bringing its insights to the world of competitive game with Nielsen Esports. It‘s a much-needed service for a field of entertainment that is still finding its legs on the inter

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Charlottesville comes together for a candlelight vigil

There‘s nothing that can undo the harm done by the white supremacist rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. Three people are dead. Others have to live with the fear of violent racism. But during a vigil Wednesday night in Charlottesville, people gathered in the name of peace. SEE ALSO: Obama‘s Charlottesville response just became most-liked tweet in history Here, on the University of Virginia campus, the

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It‘s a race against time to ensure people vote on marriage equality in Australia

In Australia, the deadline to enrol to vote for marriage equality is approaching fast. Australians will be sent a voluntary postal survey on the matter in September, after the country‘s government failed to get its marriage equality plebiscite (a public vote on an issue which doesn‘t affect the country‘s constitution) through parliament twice. SEE ALSO: Being afraid to come out in a country that just elected a lesbian prime min

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This is what Charlottesville looks like when people march for peace

There‘s nothing that can undo the harm done by the white supremacist rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. Three people are dead. Others have to live with the fear of violent racism. But during a vigil Wednesday night in Charlottesville, people gathered in the name of peace. SEE ALSO: Obama‘s Charlottesville response just became most-liked tweet in history Here, on the University of Virginia campus, the

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‘Game of Thrones‘ is proving itself to be leak-proof

What is dead may never die and what is Game of Thrones will never be defeated by leaks. It‘s been a rough ride for HBO recently. Like a White House administration that cannot stop leaking out of its "whatever," the prestige TV mogul can‘t seem to seal its faulty pipes. Yet somehow its most popular show stared those instruments of potentially devastating audience dropout and taunted: "What do we say to the god of death? Not. Today." T

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7 best burns from Martin Shkreli‘s jury selection process

When you‘re as publicly reviled as Martin Shkreli is, finding a dozen of your peers who aren‘t predisposed to hate your guts can be a tall order. The pharmaceutical bro, who first rose to infamy when he hiked the price of a life-saving AIDS drug by 5,000 percent, was convicted of securities fraud earlier this montha charge completely unrelated to his more notorious exploits. SEE ALSO: Martin Shkreli can‘t get a fair jury because

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The HBO hackers just hit us with another huge data dump

HBO is having a bad week. After HBO Spain accidentally released an unaired episode of Game of Thrones, the hackers that claim to have stolen 1.5 terabytes of data from the network just showed up to add insult to injury. Specifically, on August 16 they released what they‘re calling the "4th Wave HBO Leak." Mashable was able to obtain a portion of the newly leaked documents, and oh boy, they‘re quite something. SEE ALSO: HBO offered hac

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Not even Fox News could find a Republican willing to defend Trump

Following the disastrous (to say the last) press conference President Donald Trump gave Tuesday on Charlottesville and white supremacy, his political allies were few and far between. So few, in fact, even Fox News apparently could not track any down. SEE ALSO: Even a Fox News host can‘t tell if this is real life after Trump‘s baffling press conference Shep Smith, Fox News‘ chief breaking news anchor and something of the network&

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Mark Zuckerberg slams neo-Nazis and ‘polarization‘ after Charlottesville

We can now add Mark Zuckerberg to the growing list of CEOs and public figures who have weighed in on the events of Charlottesville. Writing in a Facebook post Wednesday, the CEO said white supremacists and neo-Nazis are a "disgrace," while criticizing the "polarization in our culture." SEE ALSO: After Charlottesville, tech companies are forced to take action against hate speech "With the potential for more rallies, we‘re watching the situat

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