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Skin to skin: Shaq gets nailed with a raw turkey

Out of all the celebrities, Shaq may be the most willing to put himself into ridiculous situations for sweet, sweet content. The very tall and bald former basketball superstar took a hit on "NBA on TNT" on Thursday, and by hit we mean someone threw a raw turkey at his head. SEE ALSO: Shaq tripped, fell, lost a shoe and broke part of a TV set Put that on a DVD, Underdog! #InsidetheNBA pic.twitter.com/Kc8EYdoyiA NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) November 17

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If you‘re single, get a dog it could make you live longer

A huge study out of Sweden provides some major fodder for your "pro" column about getting a dog. Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden found that dog owners have better cardiovascular health compared to those without pooches and live longer. SEE ALSO: This fancy pop-up sushi bar for dogs proves we‘re now subservient to our pets The research published Friday in the Scientific Reports journal looked at benefits of dog ownership and f

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The 5 biggest questions we still have about the Tesla Semi

Tesla finally unveiled its heavy-duty, all-electric Semi truck, and we‘re impressed. The big rig is the sum of all of the automaker‘s work in one massive package, featuring design cues from its other vehicles and even borrowing their parts, like the Model 3 motors that power each of its "super single" wheels. Musk claims the Semi will also offer truckers BAMF acceleration and performance specs, up to 500 miles of range per charge, and

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These cars are the Tesla Roadster‘s competition for the ultimate speed record

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‘Take A Knee, My Ass (I Won‘t Take A Knee)‘ is a terrible new country song

A country singer whose name no one needs to know has released a song about the NFL #TakeAKnee protests. It‘s called "Take A Knee, My Ass (I Won‘t Take a Knee)." SEE ALSO: #TakeAKnee protests are about police violence, not the military or the Constitution New country music song titled Take a Knee, My Ass (I Won‘t Take a Knee) takes aim at those who kneel during the National Anthemhttps://t.co/iMdT3L5fxx pic.twitter.com/LfiYjFyKU

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German government tells parents to destroy children‘s smartwatches

The German government isn‘t just banning some children‘s smartwatches its telling people to "destroy" the gadgets already circulating around the country. On Friday, Germany‘s telecom regulator the Federal Network Agency announced that a number of these devices, designed for ages 5 to 12, can allow someone to remotely tap into the watch‘s microphone and clandestinely spy from remote locations (just like a wiretap). The reg

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Normal day in Russia: Just a dude walking his leopard through a playground

Walking a cat on a leash will get you some looks. Walking a leopard will probably prompt a phone call to the police. Neighbors are reportedly upset after a man, referred to only as Aleksandr, was spotted walking his pet leopard outside his apartment building in Nizhny Novgorod a city located in Russia, of course. Directly outside the building is a playground, which the man apparently takes no effort in avoiding. The leopard was spotted on se

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Ring in the holiday season with this minty fresh new beauty trend

You know squiggle eyebrows, faux freckles, and nose hair extensions, neon eyeliner, wet hair, glitter roots, and lollipop lips did we mention? But do you know the most difficult trend of all? Makeup experts have now raised the bar on beauty trends, just in time for the holiday season. Apparently, candy canes aren‘t just for hanging on trees or stuffing into stockings. They‘re also inspiration for your eyelids. SEE ALSO: If you‘r

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Normal day in Russia: Just a dude walking his leopard in a playground

Walking a cat on a leash will get you some looks. Walking a leopard will probably prompt a phone call to the police. Neighbors are reportedly upset after a man, referred to only as Aleksandr, was spotted walking his pet leopard outside his apartment building in Nizhny Novgorod a city located in Russia, of course. Directly outside the building is a playground, which the man apparently takes no effort in avoiding. The leopard was spotted on se

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You‘re not alonesleep paralysis affects a lot of people

Sleep paralysis is a pretty frightening yet common event affecting 7.6% of the general population, 28.3% of students, and 31.9% of psychiatric patients at least once in their life. A lot of people say it feels like you‘re half awake but you‘re unable to speak or move, which makes you super frustrated and scared. Also, since you‘re half awake, you may still have residual dream-like imagery happening all around you, adding to the

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How OnePlus built its latest phone, the OnePlus 5T, so quickly

Is hardware really that hard? OnePlus pointed to the borderline-clich catchphrase, "Hardware is hard" at its event on Thursday to launch its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5T. But the company‘s own product release schedule appears to belie the saying, with the 5T coming a mere five months after its predecessor, the OnePlus 5. However, if you look at OnePlus‘ ambitious launch timeline and conclude the opposite that hardware

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Get 100 off an iRobot Roomba from Target

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. We love robot vacuums. They‘re helpful, kinda adorable, and the exact right amount of intelligence we want our devices to have. Plus, you can give it a fun name. SEE ALSO: Here‘s how to get one of those Star Wars vacuums if you don‘t want to shell out 800 up front Roomba was one of the first to the Smart Home trend. Before Amaz

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Subway rat seizes free avocado, because who wouldn‘t

Instagram user Jessica Edwards caught pizza rat‘s health-conscious cousin in the act of carrying an avocado around the NYC subway. Read more...More about Instagram, Mashable Video, New York City, Avocado, and Pizza Rat

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5 ways you‘re being condescending at work (without realizing it)

Let‘s talk about those colleagues. Do you know the type I‘m talking about? The ones who have a knack for climbing up on their high horses while making you feel oh-so-small and unimportant? Nobody likes that condescending team member. But, take a minute to think about this: What if you‘re coming off as that patronizing person in your office? Even worse, what ifgasp!you don‘t even realize you‘re doing it? I‘m not

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Tesla unveils their latest roadster and it‘s beautiful

Elon Musk unveiled Tesla‘s newest Roadster and the car is quite impressive. Musk says it‘s the quickest car in the world, going from 0-60 in less than 2 seconds. Read more...More about Technology, Mashable Video, Tesla, Elon Musk, and Elon Musk

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How the OnePlus 5T was built so quickly

Is hardware really that hard? OnePlus pointed to the borderline-clich catchphrase, "Hardware is hard" at its event on Thursday to launch its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5T. But the company‘s own product release schedule appears to belie the saying, with the 5T coming a mere five months after its predecessor, the OnePlus 5. However, if you look at OnePlus‘ ambitious launch timeline and conclude the opposite that hardware

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Why does Facebook suddenly have a page for the ‘Top 10 goat posts‘?

Facebook is working to figure out how to show its users more stuff, especially stuff related to their interests from places that they might not follow. This is how I stumbled upon the best Facebook page ever: https://www.facebook.com/look/goat OK, that‘s not technically trueMoshe Isaacson, a friend of one of our reporters, showed it to us, but it is now my favorite page. I love goats, and I love that Facebook might finally be figuring out a

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Nordstrom is having a massive Fall sale right before Black Friday

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Nordstrom‘s Black Friday deals never disappoint, and this year their price drops on prestige brands are sure to induce some heavy breathing. Check out some of the threads you‘ll be able to find on sale below. SEE ALSO: Black Friday 2017 deals on clothes and shoes from Nordstrom, ASOS, Target, J.Crew, and more Nordstrom is known for b

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Dril, Twitter‘s weirdest hero, just got doxxed and the internet is sad

The internet can be a disturbing, sad place. It takes a special kind of hero to remind us that its darkest corners can also be filled with joy. That hero is @dril, an embodiment of so-called "weird Twitter" who has like some kind of joke-slinging caped crusader remained an anonymous beacon of shinning light. Anonymous until today, that is. That‘s right, someone went ahead and doxxed him, and the internet is really bummed about it. SEE ALS

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Chance the Rapper got a helping hand from Donald Glover with his ‘Saturday Night Live‘ sketches

Chance the Rapper visited The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Thursday to discuss his upcoming appearance on Saturday Night Live and it involved a surprising collaboration. While donning his iconic "3" baseball cap, Chance explained that he wrote five different sketches for his first hosting gig on Saturday Night Live. Chance made four previous appearances on the show as a musical guest. Chance also explained that Donald Glover, one of his

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There‘s a Kickstarter campaign for wireless earbuds that conform to your unique ear shape

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Ears are like fingerprints: no two are exactly the same. It‘s a perennial problem with earbudsthey never fit your ears quite right so they either fall out while you‘re running around or they start to hurt after wearing them for an extended period of time. Sometimes it‘s both if you buy those 5 ones in the CVS checkout line. Eve

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You get to be funny instead of letting the cards do all the work for you in this new party game

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. We all love Cards Against Humanity, but by the 10th round the humor kinda wears off. There are only so many combinations of irreverent words and phrases to choose from and it‘s more about drawing the funniest cards than making good jokes yourself. SEE ALSO: The creators of Exploding Kittens are back, and now they‘re fighting babies H

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This isn‘t the first time Elon Musk made big promises

He unveiled the Roadster 2 and the Semi Truck but people were underwhelmed. This isn‘t the first time he‘s done this. Remember the Tesla Model 3 production, Gigafactory, and Falcon Heavy launch? Let‘s just hope he‘s finally worked out the kinks. Read more...More about Space, Tesla, Electric, Elon Musk, and Spacex

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A Philadelphia grandfather was buried with his beloved cheesesteaks

Philadelphians are fueled by three things: brotherly love, the certainty that whatever year it is currently is going to be the Eagles‘ year, and a deep passion for cheesesteaks. One local resident loved Philly cheesesteaks so deeply that he asked his family to bury him with them. SEE ALSO: The battle of the spaghetti burritos is not for weak stomachs Before Richard Lussi, 76, passed away on Oct. 10 from heart complications, he would frequen

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