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BBC presenter pushes her boss about the pay gap and you can almost hear him squirm

It‘s never easy talking about salaries but one BBC journalist gave us all a masterclass in how to handle it. Mishal Husain, a presenter on BBC Radio 4‘s Today Programme, interviewed her boss, the BBC Director-General Lord Tony Hall hours before the organisation released salary details of its highest earners. As expected the report showed a massive pay gap between genders and a lack of diversity among top earners. About two-thirds of B

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Poop is literally everywhere ... including drinks at McDonald‘s, KFC, and Burger King

Gather round, folks, and get the giggles out now because it‘s time to talk about everyone‘s favorite topic: poop. After finding it in beards coffee, researchers at BBC "Watchdog" uncovered another uncomfortable place where fecal bacteria love to hide: drinks purchased at McDonald‘s, KFC, and Burger King in the UK. SEE ALSO: Starbucks is trending for a poop-related reason and Twitter says NOPE The team tested ice from 10 random

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The Weirdest iPhone Cases Ever

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Starbucks has a funny response to being called out for corporate ‘bullsh*t‘

When they‘re not busy blowing minds with weird concoctions or trying to help you live your best life by cutting out human interaction altogether, Starbucks is responding to criticism and taking it all with a good sense of humor. Such is the case with the parting shots delivered by retiring Financial Times columnist Lucy Kellaway who has spent the better part of the last two decades calling out "ugly business jargon." SEE ALSO: Starbucks&lsq

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Stay in a free owl-shaped cabin in France and get off the grid

Get off the grid and reconnect with nature by staying in this adorable free cabin in the Bordeaux region of Southwestern France. Why is it adorable? Because it‘s shaped like three giant forest owls. Image: Bordeaux Mtropole/flikrYou can stay in this sweet home for absolutely nothing as part of an artistic initiative, called Bruit de Frigo, encouraging city folks to disconnect, unwind, and experience the beautiful nature around them. SEE A

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Travelers flying to the U.S. from Mexico and Canada will now face addition security screenings

Anyone flying to the United States from the nation‘s immediate neighbors Mexico and Canada will have to go through a new ream of security measures, as of Wednesday. Both WestJet and AirCanada have posted travel advisories warning customers to arrive at airports earlier to accommodate more time for security screenings. The advisories come in response to new enhanced screenings for travelers from Mexico and Canada, implemented by the Depart

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Big ole gator casually saunters across Florida golf course, probably upset they won‘t let it play

Add this to the ever-growing list of reasons why to never visit the state of Florida. If you are even a casual internet-er, you know already that alligators and playing golf go together like peanut butter and jelly in Florida. It‘s like they decided to only build golf courses on top of swamps down there. Watch this gator stroll up and down the fairway at Osprey Point Golf Course as if it owns the damn place. Hell, maybe it does. It definit

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Serving up technology in the public‘s interesthard, but worth it

Tech companies can be great places to work. You‘re often exposed to what can seem like an idyllic professional life: brilliant, ambitious, yet down-to-earth colleagues from all corners of the globe; aggressive corporate growth objectives that present an intellectual challenge; pristine offices that can sometimes feel like you‘re in a spaceship; perks that can include free transit to and from work, frequent catering and personal visits

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Lana Del Rey on fans downloading her leaked album: ‘U little fuckers‘

Rule of thumb: Don‘t download your idol‘s leaked album and tweet about it, lest you wish to bear the wrath of an artist you love. Take, for example, an unsuspecting fan who admitted to downloading a leaked version of Lana Del Rey‘s upcoming album Lust For Life, out Friday. SEE ALSO: Lana del Rey and the Weeknd make trespassing look good in the ‘Lust for Life‘ video Lana‘s succinct response: U little fuckers L

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10 years later, (a tiny bit of) ‘Degrassi‘ money is still rolling in for Drake

The grind never stops for the 6 god. Before the Toronto native worked his way to the top, Aubrey Drake Graham played Jimmy Brooks on the television show Degrassi. It has been almost 10 years since Drake‘s final episode in the teen drama, but when you‘ve got a show with a cult following like Degrassi does, the money never stops rolling in, as evidenced by the new pay check of a whopping 8.25 from the show that the rapper showed off Tue

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Watch the trailer for Guillermo Del Toro‘s charming ‘The Shape of Water‘

Is humanity exclusive to humans? If there‘s an answer, it might be in Guillermo Del Toro‘s The Shape of Water, starring Sally Hawkins as a lab assistant exposed to a mysterious sea creature. SEE ALSO: The best movies of 2017 (so far) The trailer also features Michael Shannon, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer, and Richard Jenkins. Shannon‘s character regards the creature as untameable, other a monster that defies nature w

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How Google‘s Jigsaw is fighting the darkest part of the internet

Fake news, terrorist propaganda, hateful comments the internet is not the nicest place in the world. Jigsaw is trying to change that. SEE ALSO: Ed Sheeran doesn‘t need Twitter, but Twitter needs him Formerly under Google, Jigsaw now is a subsidiary within Alphabet. The company, under the direction of Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt and Google Ideas founder Jared Cohen, focuses on researching some of the darkest corners of the internet and i

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Finally, a motion-sensing night light for your toilet bowl

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The bathroom can be a dangerous place. In fact, there are roughly 40,000 toilet-related injuries in the U.S. every year. Just ask Wikipedia. Many of these likely occur in the darkness of night when nature‘s call lures you out of bed and onto the perilous porcelain throne. Enter IllumiBowl 2.0, a genius night light that clips onto the rim o

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How to learn to read 3x faster and know all the things

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. So many books, so little time. It‘s the motto of every voracious reader; the kind who keep long lists of works they can‘t wait to tackle; the kind who take immense pride in their home libraries, Kindle collections, and Audible lineups; the kind that, if granted one superpower, would want the ability to read at superhuman speed. Well,

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‘Destiny 2‘ beta players seem to agree that one key thing needs to change

One of life‘s few certainties: if there‘s new Destiny content, Destiny fans are going to pick it apart. The public beta for Destiny 2 launched on Tuesday afternoon. Now, less than 24 hours later, one critical piece of feedback is evident in many corners of social media where the game is discussed. Image: destinythegame subreddit screenshotAs of 8:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday morning there are four separate posts just on the first page of

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Russia‘s government-owned TV channel is trolling U.S. flyers at Moscow airports

You didn‘t think that Russia would just sit quietly and take all this talk of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and alleged collusion with the Trump campaign, did you? SEE ALSO: Trump and Putin unironically discussed forming a ‘cyber security unit‘ RT, the Russian state-owned news agency, has rolled out a series of ads at a Moscow Airport that fire back at the U.S. for allegations against Russia. And let&lsq

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One naked guy has a very... unique spin on the ol‘ pull a tablecloth from under a cup trick

Think you have an impressive party trick? If it doesn‘t involve the threat of full frontal nudity, you don‘t. Japanese entertainer Kazuhisa Uekusa has been sharing videos on Twitter over the past few weeks of variations on a move you are guaranteed to have never seen before. SEE ALSO: Half-naked dude patiently sitting at the game just wants to streak Uekusa possesses the impressive skill of being able to pull a tablecloth out from und

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Facebook is no longer the worst social network for online bullying

Instagram is the most commonly used network for online bullying, a new major survey has revealed. SEE ALSO: Facebook ‘lurking‘ is making you miserable and here‘s what you can do about it More than 10,000 young people aged between 12 and 20 participated in the UK survey, published Wednesday by anti-bullying charity Ditch The Label, which looked at issues including cyberbullying, abuse, online behaviours, online personas, and soci

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Amazon Alexa is so not ready to be your phone‘s digital assistant

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It‘s too early in the morning for this creepy AF ‘Evil Within 2‘ trailer but watch it anyway because omg

The Evil Within 2 looks like it will live up to its spooky, surrealist roots based on the latest gameplay trailer for the upcoming horror game. First revealed at E3 in June, this first real look at The Evil Within‘s sequel digs a bit further into what to expect in the game, including some action-packed fights against horrible abominations and romps through distorted landscapes. All of which appears to stem form the main character‘

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Virtual reality turned me into a bunch of Marvel characters and it was really freaking cool

In case we needed another reason to get excited for Marvel‘s upcoming VR title, we now know the identity of a fourth character that will costar in the game: Deadpool. That‘s right: everybody‘s favorite, foul-mouthed antihero will be taking centerstage, along with the Hulk, Captain Marvel, Rocket Raccoon, and several other unannounced characters. SEE ALSO: Spider-Man VR gives you the power to become the web slinger Marvel Powers

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When Chris Christie caught a foul ball at a Mets game, the whole stadium booed him

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie‘s popularity hasn‘t exactly been at an all-time high lately, what with Beachgate and all. So, when he happened to catch a foul ball left-handed at the Mets-Cardinals game on Tuesday night, baseball fans at Citi Field weren‘t quite thrilled. When it became clear that Christie was the one to catch the ball hit by Cardinals second baseman Paul DeJong, the crowd loudly booed the governor while

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Look fresh with this backpack that is made out of old car materials

‘Airpaq‘ is recycling airbags and seat belts from old cars and turning them into sustainable backpacks. Read more...More about Kickstarter, Recycling, Sustainable, Backpack, and Sustainable Living

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Mozilla wants to use your voice to help developers create new apps

Mozilla is building a massive repository of voice recordings for the voice apps of the future and it wants you to add yours to the collection. The organization behind the Firefox browser is launching Common Voice, a project to crowdsource audio samples from the public. The goal is to collect about 10,000 hours of audio in various accents and make it publicly available for everyone. Building a database large enough to recognize speech that will p

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