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Local restaurant slammed on Yelp after getting called out for selling Popeyes chicken

Yelp is great for checking out what the community thinks of a certain restaurant. It‘s also great for a healthy helping of drama. Sweet Dixie Kitchen in Long Beach, California is at the center of a controversy after a disappointed customer revealed that its chicken sandwich was created using Popeyes chicken. The drama has since been called Popeyegate. The whole thing went down when Yelper Tyler H from Los Angeles posted a 1-star review clai

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Not everyone‘s desperate for Amazon‘s second headquarters

Cities have been desperately trying to attract Amazon‘s second North American headquarters but some groups want to know exactly what kind of jobs "HQ2" will bring. On Tuesday, 73 civic groups, including unions, nonprofits, religious organizations, and political parties sent an open letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos with a list of "expectations" for the company. SEE ALSO: Amazon‘s new Echo Spot is here to replace your alarm clock "We lo

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America‘s sweetheart Molly Ringwald was harassed, and the sickening Hollywood stories just don‘t end

Harvey Weinstein is far from the only older, powerful man in Hollywood under a spotlight right now. Though many of the rest haven‘t been named, the onslaught of women in entertainment sharing their stories of sexual harassment and assault is indicative of a deeply ingrained and troubling problem. In a guest column for The New Yorker, actress Molly Ringwald shares her own experience with Weinstein, who did not exploit her sexually but seemed

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Volvo‘s wave of electric cars starts with a new brand: Polestar

Volvo made a big commitment earlier this year to put electric motors in all of its vehicles by 2019 and now the automaker will double down on electrification with an entirely new luxury car brand. Volvo and its Chinese parent company, Geely Holdings, just announced that they‘ll invest about 755 million together to create Polestar, which will manufacture electrified vehicles in China. The new brand will be a "fully consolidated Volvo Cars s

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‘Tetris‘ is playable in certain Russian trucks, and for a very specific reason

This is basically the car version of the Konami Code, right? There‘s an incredible Easter egg tucked away in the computer brains of trucks produced by Russia‘s Gorky Automobile Plant. As the video above demonstrates, performing a specific set of steps unlocks a playable version of Tetris on the tiny dashboard screen. SEE ALSO: The evolution of gaming: From 8-bit to today The vehicle in question is the 2017 model of GAZelle Next tr

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Amazon patent shows how drones might some day charge your car

Your next electric car might be fueled up by drone. Amazon was granted a new patent earlier this month that was only recently spotted by Green Tech Media. The patent explains how Amazon drones might one day latch onto an electric vehicle and charge it while it‘s driving a complicated balancing act between the car and the drone. SEE ALSO: Amazon‘s new Echo Spot is here to replace your alarm clock The drones could be fully autonomous,

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Twitter is taking a much more aggressive stance on hate speech. Here‘s what we know:

Twitter has been known for preaching free speech, but that‘s come to harm the company as trolls and abusers thrive across its network. Now, in the wake of a movement for women to boycott Twitter, the company is making its biggest sweep of changes yet to address hate speech and abuse. SEE ALSO: #WomenBoycottTwitter is just another hashtag too late for women of color The details, leaked to Wired, were shared with members of Twitter‘s Tr

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Astronauts got to play with fidget spinners in space

NASA Astronaut Randy Bresnik posted a video of himself and his fellow astronauts testing Newton‘s laws of motion by playing with a fidget spinner aboard the International Space Station. Now we can answer the age-old question: would a fidget spinner spin forever in space? Read more...More about Space, Nasa, Mashable Video, International Space Station, and Physics

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Everybody is calling bullsh*t on Ivanka Trump‘s ‘punk phase‘

Nestled amongst the many useful parenting tips in Ivana Trump‘s new memoir, Raising Trump, is the revelation that Trump‘s eldest daughter Ivanka reportedly had a "punk phase" during which she loved Nirvana and dyed her hair blue (for about five seconds), she writes in her mom‘s book. One problem, Ivanka dear: Nirvana is grunge, not punk. As in angst and flannel and the Pacific Northwest, not studs and anarchy and decaying, mid-

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Google adds stronger security features for hacking targets

Google just released its most powerful security feature yet. The search giant announced on its blog Tuesday morning the new Advanced Protection Program, which is intended to protect people who are at a high risk of being hacked. This means high-profile figures like Hillary Clinton, investigative journalists, and even activists. SEE ALSO: Jared and Ivanka used private emails for White House business, because lol of course Most of the products Goog

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America‘s sweetheart Molly Ringwald was harassed because men are garbage

Harvey Weinstein is far from the only older, powerful man in Hollywood under a spotlight right now. Though many of the rest haven‘t been named, the onslaught of women in entertainment sharing their stories of sexual harassment and assault is indicative of a deeply ingrained and troubling problem. In a guest column for The New Yorker, actress Molly Ringwald shares her own experience with Weinstein, who did not exploit her sexually but seemed

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Amazon Studios head Roy Price resigns amid sexual harassment accusation

Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios since its founding, resigned Tuesday according to several media reports less than a week after his alleged sexual harassment of a female producer resurfaced in the press. Isa Hackett said the incident occurred back in 2015, at a Comic Con Amazon party after their panel for Man on the High Castle. According to Hackett, Price repeatedly made lewd remarks toward her some in front of other Amazon executives. Among

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Hypnotize friends with this smartphone fidget spinner

Just when you think you‘ve seen it all, fidget spinner technology never fails to keep you on your toes. Behold: the RingSpinner, an attachment that turns your smartphone into a mesmerizing fidget spinner. Read more...More about Videos, Video, Iphone, Mashable Video, and Real Time

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The Halloween Candy You Should Never Give to Kids

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The most secretive startup in tech just raised another 500 million

We know very little of Magic Leap. And yet, it continues to be on a path toward greatness. The augmented reality company just closed on 502 million in funding, propelling their total venture funding to 1.9 billion. While that‘s far less than Uber, Slack, and other tech unicorns, Magic Leap is special because it has no product to show for it. Well, at least not to the general public. Beyonc has demoed it as well as investors. SEE ALSO: Magic

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Why it‘s worth taking the leap and meeting your Tinder match IRL

Brought to you by Mashable Brand X, in Paid Partnership with Tinder Read more...More about Supported, Relationships, Online Dating, Tinder, and Swipe Right

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Jennifer Lawrence, Reese Witherspoon speak out about sexual harassment in Hollywood

Actresses Jennifer Lawrence and Reese Witherspoon revealed their own struggles with sexual assault and harassment during the Elle Women in Hollywood awards. The comments come in the wake of several allegations against Harvey Weinstein for a variety of sexual misconduct. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Women, Sexual Harassment, Actress, and Sexual Assault

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The next big Star Wars game is in trouble

Game development studio Visceral Games is being shut down, its publishing parent EA announced today. Visceral‘s upcoming Star Wars game will change hands within the EA umbrella. Visceral, the team behind such games as Dead Space and Battlefield Hardline, is ramping down and closing after nearly 20 years of making games, EA executive vice president Patrick Sderlund announced in a blog post. The Star Wars game project will be shifting directi

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California becomes first state to recognize third gender option on birth certificates

California is now the first state in America to recognize a third gender on driver‘s licenses and birth certificates. On Sunday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the legislation that will allow residents to identify their gender as female, male, or nonbinary. Senate Bill 179 the Gender Recognition Act states that "the binary gender designations of female and male fail to adequately represent the diversity of human experience." Nonbinary

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Trump plummets down Forbes 400 list of richest Americans

President Donald Trump was a loser on Forbes‘ annual 400 richest Americans list. He was 156 on last year‘s list, when he was worth 3.7 billion. On this year‘s list, released Tuesday, he dropped to 248. Now he‘s only worth 3.1 billion. In 2015, his fortune was worth 4.5 billion. SEE ALSO: Trump doesn‘t come close to these celebs when it comes to Harvey donations It looks like those top-half-of-the-list days are over.

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Here are 9 things you probably didn‘t know about the classic ‘Scream‘ films

It‘s that time of year, when we turn our attentions to Things about blood, guts and gore. This is our super-sized, 100th episode spectacular of Things You (Probably) Didn‘t Know, and it‘s all about Wes Craven‘s Scream films! Stay tuned all the way to the end for a special "thank you" from the TYDK team! Visit CineFix for more episodes and movie-related content. Read more...More about Halloween, Horror, Scary, Murder, and M

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California becomes first state to recognize third gender option on legal documents

California is now the first state in America to recognize a third gender on legal documents like driver‘s licenses and birth certificates. On Sunday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the legislation that will allow residents to identify their gender as female, male, or nonbinary. Senate Bill 179 the Gender Recognition Act states that "the binary gender designations of female and male fail to adequately represent the diversity of human e

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BBC newsman is so done reporting on breaking news that is not news

BBC newsman Simon McCoy has reached the stage in his career where he no longer has the capacity to put on a fake smile and bullshit his way through a story he knows is not news-worthy. In the past, McCoy has expressed his disdain for surfing dogs, now, he‘s got it out for the royal family and their unnecessary press releases. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce they‘re expecting a baby in April," McCoy rea

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Custom PC mod is basically a dancing hologram

Throwing LED lights into your custom-built gaming PC just doesn‘t cut it anymore. You gotta outfit it with a see-through screen that makes it look like it has holograms inside of it. SEE ALSO: Hotel puts proper gaming rigs in all its rooms, perfect for gamer couples on vacation That‘s exactly what somebody did with a custom PC making the rounds in Japan. Installing a transparent LCD monitor on the side of a PC that plays a video of th

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