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Point Counterpoint: Is Ed Sheeran incredible, or is he the best musician to have ever lived?

If you‘ve heard his songs, which, given your possession of a Wi-Fi enabled device, you almost certainly have, chances are you have a strong opinion about singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran. Sheeran‘s catchy, acoustic ballads are contentious, to say the least. Something about the singer has seemingly split the world down the middle between those who like Ed Sheeran and those who feel... differently. After the musician appeared on the Season

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Of course Jon Watts is in talks to direct the ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming‘ sequel

No longer a freshman Marvel director, Jon Watts is in talks to direct the untitled Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel. Watts directed the hit film, which earned 117 million in its first weekend and starred Tom Holland as a 15-year-old Spider-Man. SEE ALSO: The Evolution of Spider-Man Homecoming, which Watts also co-wrote, was the director‘s first major blockbuster, and in addition to its formidable box office numbers, it‘s also a damn good

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Nintendo Switch voice chat stops working if you turn off your phone‘s screen

Here‘s a fun fact about that new Nintendo Switch Online app: Voice chat is as awful as we‘d feared. Most of you probably saw nonsense like this coming as soon as Nintendo confirmed that Switch online services would be relegated to an Android or iOS app. But now, the app is here and while limited it works with Splatoon 2. That means we can test it. SEE ALSO: ‘Splatoon 2‘ voice chat leaves us asking: What exactly is Ninten

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Amazon launches an Instagram clone because shopping

Amazon has launched a social network... of sorts. The online shopping giant‘s latest app feature, called Amazon Spark, is an Instagram-like feed of shoppable photos posted by Prime members. Users can react to the content with "smiles" (Amazon‘s version of a "like") and comment or tap an icon embedded in the photo to visit the product pages of the items being discussed. SEE ALSO: Amazon has quietly turned its mobile app into a weird an

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The Afghan girls robotics team just won a silver medal

The all-girl robotics team from Afghanistan that was initially denied entry to the United States for an international competition is taking home the silver medal. SEE ALSO: The Afghan girls robotics team will now be allowed into the U.S. Fittingly, they received a the accolade for "courageous achievement" at the FIRST Global Challenge, an international robotics competition where teams were asked to come up with an idea for providing access clean

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When it comes to shaving, go with a hybrid

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. When it comes to shaving, guys have historically had only two choices in the realm of hair removal. There‘s the bulky black electric razor that sounds like a hive of angry bees or the cheap 2 piece of plastic that comes in a pack of 1,000 or so. That‘s how it‘s always been and with a few exceptions that‘s how it is now

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Google quietly released a killer new feature in Google Maps

Google added a neat feature for cyclists in Google Maps in 2014. Whenever you asked for directions from point A to point B, Maps would also provide a little map with an estimated elevation for each part of the route. Now the same is true for walking directions. For each set of directions, you‘ll get a little interactive map that shows you elevation changes and the overall climb and descent of the route. SEE ALSO: New Google Maps feature hel

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‘Game of Thrones‘ is still the most pirated show, but there‘s a twist this year

There have never been more ways to watch Game of Thrones legally, but that hasn‘t stopped the show from continuing to be the most popular TV show for illegal downloads and streams. SEE ALSO: Here‘s how Twitter reacted to the ‘Game of Thrones‘ Season 7 premiere That‘s the finding from a report from file sharing news site TorrentFreak, released Monday, which revealed that the show still leads the list of pirated shows.

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We finally know when ‘The Walking Dead‘ Season 8 premieres

The war approaches, Walking Dead fans, and it begins in October. AMC has confirmed that The Walking Dead‘s eighth season will begin Oct. 22. SEE ALSO: Frank Darabont‘s emails to ‘The Walking Dead‘ crew will singe your eyebrows The Walking Dead, Season 8. Photo Credit: Courtesy AMCIn Season 7, Negan tried to take down Rick and the town of Alexandria and failed miserably. Daryl broke out of the Saviors camp and Carol woke u

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Kingsman, Wonder Woman, and Harrison Ford: Here‘s what the movie studios are bringing to Comic-Con 2017

Strap in, fellow nerds: Comic-Con is upon us again. Which means that for the next five days, we can all expect an avalanche of stuff to come out of San Diego - trailers and announcements and surprise appearances and the like. SEE ALSO: Here‘s the Comic Con survival kit that everyone will need this weekend This, remember, is the place where the Avengers assembled for the first time, where Andrew Garfield dropped by in cheap Spider-Man cospla

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‘SNL‘ writer treats Trump‘s tweets like they‘re text messages

Somebody‘s gotta do the job of making sure President Donald J. Trump knows we‘ve been paying attention to tweets he sends out every day. And since cable news network coverage of them just seems to make him mad, a comedy writer is taking a different tact. SEE ALSO: Why is everybody so worked up about Donald Trump‘s Twitter account? Josh Patten, a writer for Saturday Night Live, has been responding to Donald Trump tweets as if the

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Segway miniPRO scooter had a huge, dangerous security hole

A scooter you can also remote control sounds cool, until you find out it can be hacked. Then it‘s not cool at all it‘s terrifying. Every Friday, I ride an electric Segway/Ninebot miniPRO around the office. It‘s my favorite rideable (A.K.A. balance board, A.K.A., hoverboard). It‘s also the only one that includes a remote control that I can use to send it running around the office on its own. The remote control does not wor

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‘Game of Thrones‘ Season 7 premiere was so good people stopped watching porn

It‘s hard to pull people away from their treasured porn, but the lure of Game of Thrones appears to be irresistible. Pornhub reports that they saw a 4.5 percent dip in viewership during the season premiere on Sunday night. That‘s a big blow to traffic, since Sunday nights are one of the busiest times for the site. (Gotta fight that Monday dread somehow.) Image: pornhubThis season‘s opener provided a slightly larger drop than l

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The alt-right weaponisation of the ‘friend zone‘

The "friend zone" is a term that‘s been bandied around in conversations about unrequited crushes and unreciprocated overtures for many a year. But, most recently, the term has been introduced into the alt-right lexicon and appropriated as an insult synonymous with male weakness. Venture down the rabbit hole of alt-right Twitter, and you might come across a few words that are seldom uttered out loud; like cuck, snowflake, beta and SJW (soci

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BBC presenter pushes her boss about the BBC pay gap and you can 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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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

Read more...More about Iphone, Iphone Cases, Mashable Reels, Weird Iphone Cases, and Tech

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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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