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Charlize Theron will play Megyn Kelly in a movie about Fox News

Charlize Theron is ready to take on Megyn Kelly. The Hollywood Reporter writes that Theron has been cast as the former Fox News anchor in an as-yet-untitled project about the downfall of Fox News chairman Roger Ailes. SEE ALSO: The #MeToo men are getting their comeback tours. The women they hurt won‘t be. The script, by Charles Randolph (The Big Short), is said to center on the sexual misconduct allegations raised against Ailes in 2016 fir

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Guy claims to finds old Russian missile in a server room, and the internet freaks

A photo of an old Russian missile in a server room just caused a massive Reddit freak out. Redditor WhySoSadCZ posted a photo of "some kind of explosive lying on the floor" on Monday in the subreddit r/WhatisThisThing. They claimed that they were working on the air conditioning for a small office building in the Czech Republic when they found a whole missile in the office‘s server room. They claimed that the server room was untouched for tw

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‘13 Reasons Why‘ creator on Season 2‘s controversial school shooting plot

Note: This post contains spoilers for Seasons 1 and 2 of 13 Reasons Why. Controversies over heavy subject matter isn‘t new for Netflix‘s 13 Reasons Why. Season 1 was criticized for its graphic handling of teen suicide, and now many are questioning Season 2‘s ill-timed and controversial plot around gun violence. As previously reported, Netflix went as far as to cancel the Season 2 premiere in Los Angeles on Friday, May 18 out of

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Slack went down for a few hours today, and it sure was nice

Slack was down for a few hours today. It has now returned online. The original story appears below. Slack is down. The messaging tool used around the world went offline Monday afternoon, and thank the lord we‘re finally free of this curse. No more inane chatter, no more @here messages just blissful silence. SEE ALSO: Slack might be making it harder to know if your boss is reading your DMs Still, the Slack loyalists were most definitely con

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Here‘s the aspect of self-driving car testing that‘s not dominated by Apple or Google

Last week, Apple‘s secretive, self-driving car project got some attention for adding more cars approved for testing in California. But despite the company‘s big name and the heightened curiosity over the iPhone-maker‘s foray into autonomous vehicles, the winner here is not the company you‘d expect. SEE ALSO: Intel just hit the nitro in the self-driving car race We looked at the past few months of reports from the Californi

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‘Westworld‘ should really just be the Maeve show

Westworld Season 1 was a phenomenon that thrived on a method of storytelling best described as burlesque: show em a little bit, but always keep em wanting more. It took the entire season‘s run to reveal important information that deeply impacted the way the characters had been interacting all along Bernard is a host! William grows up to become the man in black! Delos is smuggling data out of the park! But when the shock of those reveals wo

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Hey! Good news! 86-year-old gay man attends Pride for the first time

Pride season is upon us, and with it come the sobs. This season‘s earliest nomination for "Best Video That Makes Me Weep" goes to 86-year-old Martin, who recently attended his very first gay Pride. Martin was 85 when he finally came out to his family and friends. SEE ALSO: Astrology is booming, and it‘s queerer than ever "I regret being such a sissy so nervous, so bloody shy," Martin says in the inspirational video produced for 5

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Here are 5 unrealistic things that happen in every romantic comedy

The romantic comedy is one of the more clich-filled movie genres. These are 5 of the most common romantic comedy scenes that absolutely would never, ever happen in real life. Read more...More about Watercooler, Film, Movies, Mashable Video, and Real People

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Slack goes down, and we‘re finally free of this curse

Slack is down. The messaging tool used around the world went offline Monday afternoon, and thank the lord we‘re finally free of this curse. No more inane chatter, no more @here messages just blissful silence. SEE ALSO: Slack might be making it harder to know if your boss is reading your DMs Still, the Slack loyalists were most definitely concerned. #Slack down! pic.twitter.com/HmoAd8TGJG Dan Ciotoli (@D_Ciotoli) May 21, 2018 The office

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Over 29 million Americans got up early to watch the Royal Wedding live

Even though Meghan Markle is marrying into the British royal family, she still has an army of American supporters. 29.2 million Americans tuned in to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s wedding live on Saturday, according to Deadline with stats from Nielson. That‘s more than 10 million more views than William and Kate‘s wedding, which drew in an audience of 18.6 million. SEE ALSO: Meghan and Harry‘s official wedding pho

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Slack returns after brief moment of bliss

Slack is down. The messaging tool used around the world went offline Monday afternoon, and thank the lord we‘re finally free of this curse. No more inane chatter, no more @here messages just blissful silence. SEE ALSO: Slack might be making it harder to know if your boss is reading your DMs Still, the Slack loyalists were most definitely concerned. #Slack down! pic.twitter.com/HmoAd8TGJG Dan Ciotoli (@D_Ciotoli) May 21, 2018 The office

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Siri is telling people it‘s getting a major update at WWDC

Siri‘s getting a makeover at least that‘s what the Apple digital assistant strongly hinted at with its responses about the upcoming Apple developer conference. Apple‘s Worldwide Developer Conference, or WWDC, is next month and if you ask the voice assistant (I refuse to call an AI a gendered pronoun) what to expect, it hints at a software update and new default voice and what sounds like a new HomePod speakerThe ApplePost appe

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Unleash your inner Jedi (or Sith) with this AR Star Wars lightsaber app

Becoming a Jedi is closer than you think. Lenovo‘s AR app allows you to have a lightsaber duel just like they did in a galaxy far far away. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Star Wars, Mashable Video, Augmented Reality, and Lightsabers

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This extremely weird finger animation video is really cool and also horrifying

If you like fingers, and you like animation, you still probably won‘t like this. Seed Animation Studio released a video called "Finger Machines," consisting of, you guessed it, a whole bunch of animated fingers. Somehow, it lasts for almost 2 minutes. They put fingers everywhere. There are fingers on walls. There are fingers wrapped around poles. All the fingers have white nail polish. None of it seems to makes sense. But director Morga

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This 19 course could teach you how to behave like an actual genius

What did Aristotle, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and Steve Jobs have in common? In their own way, they each altered the course of history because of their keen intellect and insights. Some might even call them geniuses. And now, thanks to 27 Life-Changing Lessons from the Smartest People in History an online education in visionary thinking you too can tap into all of their secret knowledge, absorb all the best stuff, and try to save the worl

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Get a good night‘s sleep anywhere you go with this self-inflating bed set, on sale for 85 off

Camping is generally an exciting time for everyone until night comes and you‘re scrambling to set up your air mattress. While your fellow campers are having fun around the campfire, you‘re left there spending an exorbitant amount of time pumping air, helplessly struggling, until your arms and all of your limbs go numb. SEE ALSO: Save on this bestselling memory foam travel pillow, just in time for vacation season An easier solution to

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Hawaii‘s destructive lava flows hit the ocean, making the Big Island bigger

The history of Hawaii is a tale of lava flowing into the sea. Bounties of fresh lava poured out of the Kilauea volcano‘s recently opened fissures this weekend, producing orange molten rivers that flowed downslope to the Pacific Ocean. When they met, the lava chilled into rock while creating plumes of acidic steam. These lava flows, while devastating for homes in the way of these flows, will gradually add new land to the Big Island, continui

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Dude pours molten salt into a watermelon and the results are awesome

There‘s only one thing better than watermelon on a hot summer‘s day and that‘s an exploding watermelon. YouTube channel The King of Random decided to answer a question that no one really had: What happens when you pour molten salt inside of a watermelon? If you guessed the watermelon would immediately explode, you‘d be correct. It‘s not just the watermelon that gets the molten salt treatment. A cantaloupe and a r

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Slack goes down and we‘re finally free of this curse

Slack is down. The messaging tool used around the world went offline Monday afternoon, and thank the lord we‘re finally free of this curse. No more inane chatter, no more @here messages just blissful silence. SEE ALSO: Slack might be making it harder to know if your boss is reading your DMs Still, the Slack loyalists were most definitely concerned. #Slack down! pic.twitter.com/HmoAd8TGJG Dan Ciotoli (@D_Ciotoli) May 21, 2018 The office

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Dell wants to sell you this monitor for 80 off *and* give you a 75 gift card on top of that

Hey, desktop people: If you‘ve been waiting for a sign that it‘s time to buy a new monitor, the stars are on your side this week. This 23-inch Dell monitor is 80 off its original price of 209.99, knocking it down to just 130. But it doesn‘t end there, because Dell will also give you a 75 gift card on top of that. SEE ALSO: Best 4K smart TV deals for the week of May 21 No, you can‘t apply the gift card directly to the monit

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Royal wedding guests are selling their boring gift bags on eBay for thousands

Didn‘t get invited the royal wedding? No worries. Hop on over to eBay and you could pay 2,700 for some commemorative shortbread instead. That‘s right. Several attendees of the royal wedding or, more specifically, several of the 1,200 members of the public invited to watch the proceedings from outside the chapel have listed their complimentary canvas gift bags on eBay. SEE ALSO: May we all be as extra as this woman watching the royal

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These headphones are perfect for any feline-friendly music lover

Coax out your inner feline with these cat ear headphones. Get your own Brookstone Wired Cat Ear Headphones for 43.95 here. Read more...More about Music, Mashable Video, Club, Cat, and Headphones

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Consumer Reports snubs Tesla on Model 3 recommendation

Tesla and the independent product review publication Consumer Reports have had a hot-and-cold relationship for many years. The buyer‘s guide has been smitten and quick to praise the electric car maker at times. But on Monday, Consumer Reports said it couldn‘t recommend the new Model 3 sedan after finally testing the electric vehicle. The report said "we found plenty to like" about the affordable Model 3 that starts at 35,000, but ulti

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Everything you need to know about Shogun World, the badass samurai park from ‘Westworld‘

Westworld the show may be named after Delos‘s Wild West park, but after Sunday‘s "Akane No Mai" episode, everyone is talking about Shogun World, the extra-violent, samurai-filled park that Maeve, Hector, Lee, and their tiny band of Westworld survivors stumbled into. ‘But what is Shogun World? What‘s with the stab-happy overlord? And what on earth were ninjas doing there? Don‘t worry, your questions will be answered s

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