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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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You know you want to see an airbag explode out of a microwave... in slow motion

The inventor of the industrious, modern microwave probably didn‘t have heating up airbags in mind when they were thinking about uses for it, yet here we are. The Slow Mo Guys are throwing back to those old-school YouTube videos where people would throw stuff in microwaves just to see what would happen. But now, we get to see what happens in complete slow motion. Oh, and you might wanna turn down the volume during the explosion because i

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Our first look at Donald Glover in the Han Solo movie is a major tease, and we‘re here for it

Hollywood filmmakers must abide by certain rules, and one of the newer ones is this: Cast Donald Glover in everything. The Emmy-nominated Atlanta star will play a young Lando Calrissian in Disney‘s untitled Han Solo movie, and director Ron Howard gave us a little sneak peek on Tuesday. SEE ALSO: ‘Star Wars‘ Han Solo spinoff just lost its directors. Where did it all go wrong, and what happens next? lining up a shot today from

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Trumpcare is dead, so Stephen Colbert threw it the funeral it deserves

Well, Trumpcare has kicked the bucket. In fact, Stephen Colbert says, it‘s "as dead as the people who would have been dead if Trumpcare had passed." And in honor of this tremendous failure, Stephen Colbert compiled a nice montage of Republicans Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, Rudy Giuliani, and especially Trump himself vowing to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act. See you in 2018, everyone! Read more... More about Donald Trump,

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10 TV panels you can‘t miss at San Diego Comic-Con

Move over, movies TV has officially taken over San Diego Comic-Con, with almost 100 panels dedicated to our small-screen favorites scheduled to take place over the course of the four day fan fest. That means more TV shows in Hall H than ever before from The Big Bang Theory to Teen Wolf along with a slew of TV-centric activations popping up around the Gaslamp quarter this weekend. Since it‘s easy to be overwhelmed by the choice, we‘

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Socially responsible investing is getting easier with help from Betterment

Socially responsible investing is popular, and Betterment is finally getting in on the action. The roboadvisor is adding a socially responsible investment portfolio for Betterment customers, providing users with a way to easily direct money to companies that have broader goals than just turning profit. Betterment users rely on the company‘s roboadvisor technology to manage their savings automatically. The roboadvisor acts like a traditional

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James Blunt defends Ed Sheeran‘s ‘Game of Thrones‘ cameo with 1 glorious throwback tweet

Ed Sheeran may be being trolled by an army of Game of Thrones fans after his cameo on the show, but that doesn‘t mean he‘s without his allies. Powerful allies, too. SEE ALSO: 69 times James Blunt was laugh-out-loud funny on Twitter On Tuesday night, Sheeran‘s friend and fellow musician James Blunt came to the rescue on Twitter. While everyone‘s losing their shit over @edsheeran‘s cameo on #GoTS7, can we all take a m

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Goat yoga will add a new twist to your downward-facing dog

From Oregon to Arizona to Massachusetts, baby goats are now as essential to yoga as yoga mats. Combining the workout with the immediate satisfaction of hanging out with the animals is helping attract hundreds of people to give yoga a try. Read more...More about Real Time Video, Reuters2, Goat Yoga, Baby Goats, and Downward Facing Dog

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The bagel doughnut is the latest bizarre food trend to divide the internet

Would you rather reach for a bagel or a doughnut in the morning? Hard decision, right? Both are delicious in unique and equally life-changing ways. Well, thanks to Virginia bakery B. Doughnut (and a slew of other bakeries, too), you no longer have to choose. Its signature everything bagel doughnut is currently making waves online thanks to a D.C. popup and a spot in the Washington Post, and people have lots of opinions. SEE ALSO: Glow-in-the-dark

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NBC News looks to court millennials where they live: Snapchat

Want your daily news update? Perhaps you turn on the television and flip to CNN, open up your laptop and go to Twitter dot com, or ask Amazon‘s "Alexa" for your "flash briefing." As of Wednesday, there‘s another option: take out your phone, click a yellow ghost icon, and watch a few minutes of "Stay Tuned," NBC News‘ Snapchat Show. SEE ALSO: Snapchat will let you record longer videos but there‘s an annoying catch Stay Tune

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