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Emma Watson plays book fairy by hiding copies of ‘The Handmaid‘s Tale‘ around Paris

Our favorite feminist and book lover Emma Watson is at it again by playing Fairy Book Mother to the city of Paris. The actress previously scattered feminist books all over the London Tube for lucky readers to find, but now she‘s spreading the love by sharing copies of Margaret Atwood‘s dystopian novel The Handmaid‘s Tale in the streets of the French capital. She announced her plan on Wednesday via Twitter. I‘m hiding copi

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Best man can‘t let the groom go, so he viciously photobombs the wedding pictures

We are all a little possessive of our best friends, but at a certain point we just have to let go. Unless we really don‘t want to. One happy couple and their best man took a series of photos that perfectly capture the struggle we all face when our BFF starts giving someone else their attention. SEE ALSO: Cute couple had their wedding in virtual reality. Don‘t worry, they served real cake. Brittney and Kody of Arlington, Ohio, posted t

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Brutal Southwest U.S. heat wave sends temperature soaring to 125 degrees

There is little that‘s normal about the heat wave roasting the Southwest U.S. during the past several days. In Phoenix and Palm Springs, temperatures were so high that 43 flights on American Eagle‘s regional jets were canceled on Tuesday afternoon because the heat exceeded aircraft operating limits. So far, slightly lower temperatures are expected on Wednesday, and there were no heat-related delays or cancelations as of Wednesday morn

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Samsung is reportedly planning to end-run the iPhone again with the Galaxy Note 8

The successor to Samsung‘s explosive Galaxy Note 7 is could be here soon. Citing an unnamed source, Reuters reports Samsung plans to hold a launch event in New York City for the much-awaited Galaxy Note 8 smartphone in the second half of August. The report also says the Note 8 will have a curved screen that‘s is a bit larger than the 6.2-inch Galaxy S8+. However, the Note 8 will have dual-camera system on the back, similar to camera s

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If you weren‘t already obsessed with Zendaya, wait until you read her new ‘Vogue‘ cover story

The world can‘t get enough of Zendaya. She‘s lauded in the fashion world for her ability to bring any red carpet to life. She‘s revered by teens and pre-teens alike. And now, thanks to a Vogue cover debut and interview, there are a million more reasons that prove exactly why Zendaya is truly on her way to the top. For the story, Vogue‘s Abby Aguirre spent time with the young star, talking about everything from knowing your

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Kamala Harris releases a 45-song Spotify playlist to celebrate black artists

Sen. Kamala Harris listens to Migos. Probably. At any rate, "T-Shirt" is on her new Spotify playlist, released Tuesday in honor of African-American Music Appreciation Month. The public playlist, called "#AAMAM - All Time Favorites," features tracks by Chance the Rapper, Erykah Badu, Beyonc, and Jidenna, as well as iconic throwbacks from Ray Charles, Billie Holiday, and Aretha Franklin. And more! It‘s 45 songs long, so no need to assemble a

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This famous YouTuber is making the leap into esports

Shonduras, a high-profile content creator of Snapchat and YouTube fame, is tackling a brand new endeavor: running his very own esports team. He joins other sports and media celebrities who have made the jump into esports team ownership. Read more...More about Youtube, Gaming, Snapchat, Social Media, and Esports

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The rainbow armpit hair trend has finally arrived

St. Louis-based hairstylist Caitlin Ford, or caitlinfordhair on Instagram, has upped the ante on the unicorn hair trend. "My client wanted something fun she could show off while she was out celebrating St. Louis Pride Fest this weekend," Ford told Allure. So she came up with the perfect idea and dyed her client‘s armpit hair into a delightful, colorful rainbow. Ford aptly calls her latest trend Rainbow Pits. SEE ALSO: Get ready to obsess ov

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‘Game of Thrones‘ is winterizing the web for Season 7 so forget everything else you‘re doing today

We may be in the height of summer, but HBO is here to remind you that in just a few short weeks, winter is here. Game of Thrones is choosing to mark the Summer Solstice in the most epic, thunder-stealing way possible by "winterizing" the web. SEE ALSO: New ‘Game of Thrones‘ Season 7 footage gives us a few tantalizing clues about the wars to come Starting at 9 a.m. PT, with the release of a brand new Season 7 trailer, winter is spread

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With ‘Super Hearts,‘ Periscope now lets you monetize your live streams

Periscope will now let broadcasters make money off their live streams so long as they‘re willing to jump through a few hoops. Today the live streaming service unveiled a new feature called "Super Hearts," which allows viewers to purchase in-app hearts with real money and "gift" them to broadcasters. Broadcasters can then "cash out" the virtual gift for real cash. SEE ALSO: Twitter‘s 2-factor authentication has a serious problem This

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Pinterest is getting closer to giving us Cher‘s ‘Clueless‘ closet

It‘s easy to fall in love with an outfit you see someone else wearing. But finding those items to buy for yourself isn‘t so easy. And even when you can, an outfit that works perfectly in your mind sometimes turns out to be a disaster IRL. Technology is giving us hope, however: Pinterest‘s new and improved fashion assistant, called Lens, is here to give us the Cher Clueless closet experience we‘ve always wanted. SEE ALSO:

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‘Game of Thrones‘ new Season 7 trailer is cool as hell, because ICYMI, winter is here

A new Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer has arrived just in time to celebrate Summer Solstice, because forget what the calendar says, winter is here. (Or it will be in a little under a month, at least.) The White Walkers were conspicuously absent in the first Season 7 trailer, but the new footage more than makes up for it, showing the Night King and his undead army in all their frosty glory. The chilling new trailer release is part of a massiv

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Facial recognition is now being used to ID and publicly shame jaywalkers, like you

Not that you shouldn‘t already think twice before jaywalking, but now, you‘ve get yet another reason to wait for your light. Cities in four Chinese provinces are shaming jaywalkers by posting their personal information on public screens, according to state-owned Xinhua. SEE ALSO: How a university campus is using facial recognition to keep its dorms safe The system‘s been installed at cities in Shandong and Jiangsu in east China,

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This adorable baby turtle blob is bringing hope to Southeast Asia

Hello, turtle friend. The months-old blob seen above is an Asian giant softshell turtle. Scientists long thought this species was extinct in the Cambodian portion of the Mekong River until they discovered some stragglers in the early 2000s. SEE ALSO: This frog‘s slime can destroy flu viruses Since then, conservation groups have worked with local communities and officials to boost the wild population of these endangered turtles. A team rece

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Snapchat releases ‘Snap Maps,‘ aka a way to stalk strangers and events nearby

Snapchat, the app once glorified for its secret messaging capabilities, is now helping you see real things happening in real time. The app‘s latest update "Snap Maps" shows you what‘s going in the world via a virtual map. SEE ALSO: Snapchat is adding more big-name TV channels, including HBO "We‘ve built a whole new way to explore the world! See what‘s happening, find your friends, and get inspired to go on an adventure

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A life-changing year - How Year Up is rethinking internships in corporate America

It used to be that internships were mostly about two things: getting coffee and making photocopies. These days, an internship is an integral part of kick starting a career. It‘s a way to get a foot in the door, strengthen skills through hands-on work experience - and gain exposure to a company‘s culture. For most companies, intern candidates are largely sourced from the same talent pool - recent grads or students enrolled in traditi

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Ivanka Trump and Marco Rubio followed their awkward hug attempt with some very awkward jokes

Ivanka Trump and Sen. Marco Rubio‘s extremely awkward hug yesterday just keeps on getting, well, more awkward. SEE ALSO: Marco Rubio‘s attempt to hug Ivanka Trump is peak awkward Both Rubio and Trump took to Twitter Tuesday afternoon (along with Ivanka‘s younger brother, Donald Trump Jr.) to joke about the encounter pretty extensively. Just left Intel comm informed meeting 2day with @IvankaTrump blowing up twitter over alleged

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This woman is teaching a robot a craft that humans took centuries to master

Stefanie Pender is a hybrid artist, who has spent 15 years mastering the ancient craft of glassblowing. Now she has built a special robot to try and translate the complex knowledge and muscle memory required to blow glass. For Pender, human-machine collaboration can inform a new age of manufacture, which can in turn weld the past with the present. Blowing glass is just the first step in thinking how to automate complex movements we humans usually

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HBO could rope Damon Lindelof into ‘Watchmen‘ TV series and save us all

Who watches the Watchmen? No one since 2009, but that might change soon as the heroic comic makes its way to television. HBO has reportedly enlisted Damon Lindelof to helm the project, which will move forward without comic creator Alan Moore. SEE ALSO: 15 products to satisfy your ‘Wonder Woman‘ obsession Lindelof himself is a Watchmen fan, but his vision will likely differ from Zack Snyder‘s 2009 film version. As a self-proclaim

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Dennis Rodman‘s idiotic North Korea visits have his basketball legacy under attack

A human rights group wants former basketball star Dennis Rodman out of the NBA Hall of Fame, thanks to the former Chicago Bulls star‘s visits to North Korea. Rodman used to be known as an eccentric forward whose hair changed color more often than most chameleons, but his post-NBA career took a turn for the strange even by his own metrics. SEE ALSO: Dennis Rodman‘s latest trip to North Korea is sponsored by the Bitcoin of weed Rodman&l

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How the halo effect made you believe the insane bus parkour scene in ‘Speed‘

It‘s time to suspend your disbelief and watch a bus soar over Los Angeles, as we look at not only HOW the stunt worked, but WHY you totally bought into the bus jump from Speed. Subscribe to CineFix for episodes and movie-related content. Read more... More about Mashable Video, Explosions, Stunts, Speed, and Art Of The Scene

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Criminal database checks are coming to airports

Last month, in the digital pages of this here website (and others), Alvaro Bedoya, who directs Georgetown University‘s Center on Privacy and Technology, warned that a new order from the White House could turn airports into places that send people to jail. Turns out, that‘s already starting to happen. SEE ALSO: Snowden takes a bow for whistleblowing after NSA pulls back surveillance Customs and Border Protection agents at airports equi

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The new leaked iPhone 8 cases show off exactly what we hope to see

Apple goes to extreme lengths to keep its products shrouded in mystery until their release, as we learned earlier this week. But the leaks continue to trickle out. Case in point: the upcoming iPhone 8, which has been the subject of a massive parade of rumors as everyone speculates on what‘s coming next with the anniversary version of Apple‘s flagship. UK e-retailer MobileFun sent us some images of their newest iPhone 8 cases, which th

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Playing hard to get pays off

Physician Dr. Roshini Raj explains why playing hard to get makes you more attractive. Subscribe to Mashable: http://on.mash.to/subscribe Love 101 is a new mini-series from Mashable and Bravo. Dr. Roshini Raj guides you through the effects of falling in and out of love. Read more... More about Sex, Bravo, Love 101, Playing Hard To Get, and Science

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