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Watch a dude crash his speedboat and almost kill a kayaker

Speed boats are super cool, but maybe don‘t zoom through a narrow, curvy channel. YouTuber adsastheone was having a relaxing fishing session on his kayak in Ross Creek near Yeppoon, Australia, when things got a little stressful. The calm sounds of the creek vanish as a speed boat can be heard approaching. The boat comes flying around a corner and the kayaker has some choice words. The boat manages to avoid the man fishing, but ends up c

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These weird-as-hell orange ecstasy pills are shaped like Trump‘s head

Like the president they‘re modeled after, these confiscated tablets of ecstasy found by German police are orange in hue and terrible for your health. Per a Facebook post from the police force in Osnabrck, Germany, officers discovered bags of orange ecstasy tablets molded in the shape of Donald Trump‘s head while searching a car headed for Hanover on August 21. SEE ALSO: Of course Trump looked directly at the eclipse without glasses I

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The Night King from ‘Game of Thrones‘ finally found a use for those giant chains

In this episode of Good Day Westeros, we talk about Game of Thrones Season 7 episode 6: Beyond the Wall. And because we couldn‘t contain our curiosity, um, we might have watched a leaked version of the season finale (shhhhh). Read more...More about Entertainment, Mashable Video, Game Of Thrones, Got, and Westeros

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Baby born on day of the solar eclipse gets an out-of-this-world name

Parents of a baby girl born Monday, the day of the total solar eclipse, wanted to give their daughter the perfect name in honor of such a special occasion. Freedom and Michael Eubanks welcomed their second child into the world and accordingly, named her Eclipse. "I think it was just meant to be, her name," the mother told ABC News. "We‘re probably going to call her Clipsey." Because Freedom‘s due date was projected for Sept. 3, she a

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Verizon‘s Unlimited video throttling isn‘t as bad as it sounds

Verizon‘s decision to throttle virtually all video on its Unlimited mobile data plans is angering some, especially those who think it breaks some unwritten promise that Verizon would deliver the highest HD always to all unlimited customers because, well, unlimited. It‘s fair to equate unlimited plans with All You Can Eat restaurants, which offer an endless supply of food. But like those restaurants, there‘s no guarantee of quali

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MashReads Podcast: For narrative nonfiction at its best, read ‘The Devil in the White City‘

Sometimes the best time machine you can find is a good book. This week on the MashReads Podcast, we take a deep dive into American history by reading and discussing The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson. The book offers a glimpse into the past by exploring the creation of the Chicago World‘s Fair ... and the serial killer who plagued it. SEE ALSO: Listen here: 10 great podcas

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Trump swears there‘s no place for bigotry in the military. Internet reminds him he banned trans troops.

Just one week out from a widely condemned press conference during which he compared white nationalists and neo-Nazis to counter-protesters, President Trump seems keen on telling Americans he really doesn‘t endorse bigotry. SEE ALSO: Bandcamp is helping the Transgender Law Center (and you can, too) That‘s the best explanation for why, on Monday evening, he opened his speech on the war in Afghanistan by extolling the tolerance of the Am

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Breitbart created a Steve Bannon fidget spinner for the adult baby in your life

Steve Bannon is what happens when you put an angry teenage boy inside an older man‘s decomposing body. So it‘s only fitting that Breitbart welcomed the return of their "king," then, with a set of their very own Steve Bannon fidget spinners. World‘s worst worlds, unite! SEE ALSO: Here‘s what Breitbart‘s fashion section will look like The spinners are available for purchase at the Breitbart store for just 7.95 with you

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Google launches Chrome Enterprise so businesses can use Chromebooks, too

Google wants you to use a Chromebook at work. The company just announced a new enterprise version of Chrome OS that will make it much easier for businesses to use Chromebooks. SEE ALSO: 7 features to look forward to in Android O Chrome Enterprise, which will cost companies 50 a year for each device, adds a suite of business-focused features on top of Chromebooks‘ standard features. These include: single-sign-on support, theft prevention too

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Your next work laptop could run Android apps

Google wants you to use a Chromebook at work. The company just announced a new enterprise version of Chrome OS that will make it much easier for businesses to use Chromebooks. SEE ALSO: 7 features to look forward to in Android O Chrome Enterprise, which will cost companies 50 a year for each device, adds a suite of business-focused features on top of Chromebooks‘ standard features. These include: single-sign-on support, theft prevention too

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Using avocado in your mac and cheese is a sure way to make the internet angry

Is absolutely nothing is sacred anymore? For years, mac and cheese has been the same macaroni and melty, gooey, unhealthy cheese. Sure, things have been added to it, like delicious bacon or succulent lobster, and, yes, even cheeses have been changed. But replacing the cheese in macaroni and cheese with warm avocado of all things to make it "healthier"? A true crime. Twitter account @TheFitFood posted a video of a 2015 PopSugar recipe for low cal

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Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams are too adorable on ‘Carpool Karaoke‘

A mashup of Game of Thrones and Carpool Karaoke? Yes, please. Apple Music has released an extended preview of on-screen sisters Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams behind the carpool karaoke wheel. In it, you can hear them read iconic pop-culture sentences in their best Game of Thrones voices: everything from Sir Mix-a-Lot to "Hakuna Matata." Check it out abovewe can‘t wait to see the full video when it‘s released! Read more... More

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Prepare for a super-sized ‘Game of Thrones‘ finale and start freaking out about this episode title

HBO has revealed the title for the Game of Thrones Season 7 finale, as well as confirming the long-simmering rumors that the installment will be the show‘s longest episode yet, clocking in at 79 minutes, 43 seconds. That length easily beats the super-sized length of episode 6, "Beyond the Wall," which ran 70 minutes. Before that, the record was held by the Season 6 finale, "The Winds of Winter," which was 68 minutes long. SEE ALSO: ‘G

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The latest ‘Blade Runner 2049‘ trailer has way more Jared Leto. Yay?

Blade Runner 2049 certainly looks cool, we know that much. But it‘s only now we‘re getting a clear idea of what it‘s actually about. SEE ALSO: Ryan Gosling watches a clip from the old ‘Blade Runner‘ in a clip from the new ‘Blade Runner‘ The latest international spot shines a light on Niander Wallace, the villain played by Jared Leto. As we learned at Comic-Con, he‘s the genius behind the recent

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Ford‘s vision for self-driving cars that pick up passengers and deliver packages

Why own car when you can shop online and hail a Lyft when you need a ride? Instead of freaking out, Ford is preparing for the future with a self-driving car designed for carrying both packages and passengers. Previously, the company promised a fully autonomous car for ride-sharing by 2021. "We‘re developing self-driving technology because the world is changing rapidly," Sherif Marakby, the company‘s vice president of autonomous vehicl

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Could Bran Stark stir up some trouble with the Night King‘s ice dragon?

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 7, episode 6, titled "Beyond the Wall." Okay, so when we‘re not freaking out over how fast ravens can fly from beyond the wall to Dragonstone or where the White Walkers‘ chains came from, we‘re freaking about the ZOMBIE ICE DRAGON. SEE ALSO: ‘Game of Thrones‘ is proving itself to be leak-proof Yes, it seems Viserion is now also a White Walker (White Flye

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Animals cared way less about the eclipse than we wanted them to

Monday was the highly-anticipated solar eclipse, and photos and reactions flooded America‘s social media and took over all things human. Everyone knew how us people would react vut what we really wanted to know was how would animals react to this sudden darkness? We‘ve heard that animals can react to changes in the weather before they even happen. We expected birds to fly erratically, crickets to chirp loudly, cows return back to the

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Watch one family‘s impressive timelapse of the total solar eclipse

A family gathered in Broken Bow, Nebraska, shared an awesome timelapse video Tuesday of their rare experience watching yesterday‘s total solar eclipse. People lucky enough to be in the path of totality were treated to a few moments of darkness as the moon blocked the sun. This timelapse shows that exact moment. Because this is such a rare event, members of the McNeil family came from far away just to witness it. My sister-in-law has bee

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Amazon issues discounts timed for back-to-school shopping

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Don‘t bother going to the mall for back-to-school shopping when you can point and click your way through Amazon instead. (Plus, pay just 3 for a 30-day trial of Amazon Prime and take advantage of all those sweet shipping options.) SEE ALSO: Wake up refreshed with this Alexa-enabled smart alarm clock For a limited time, Amazon is lowering t

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Angela Merkel fits right in at German gaming expo, tries ‘Farming Simulator‘

Apparently German chancellor Angela Merkel loves video games. Merkel opened this year‘s Gamescom a consumer video game trade show that has been held in Cologne, Germany every year since 2009 and stuck around to see some cosplayers and even get her hands on some games. Of course, people on Twitter captured some of her best moments. SEE ALSO: It‘s amazing we waited this long for the perfect ‘Jurassic Park‘ video game Here

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Is it even possible to fix Iron Fist at this point?

That Iron Fist is the weakest link in The Defenders shouldn‘t come as a surprise to anyone who saw Iron Fist, or even anyone who just read the reviews for Iron Fist. But like it or not, the dude‘s not going away anytime soon. Just last month, Netflix announced it had ordered another season of his show. Which leaves us to wonder: Is it even possible to fix this character at this point? SEE ALSO: 13 times ‘The Defenders‘ roa

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Facebook is making a tiny tweak to display logos from publishers more visibly

"I saw it on Facebook" is a response uttered far too often by people that get their news via the social network. And while that may seem like an innocuous answer, it‘s a major problem for publishers, who are dissociated for the stories they write when someone assumes that their news just comes from "Facebook." But on Tuesday, Facebook is finally releasing a way to fix that. SEE ALSO: What Facebook‘s most ‘meaningful‘ Group

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Keep your couch potato status intact with this sale on subscription boxes

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Whether it‘s an app that downloads in 10 seconds or same-day shipping courtesy of Amazon Prime, we‘re used to getting what we want with less effort than ever before. SEE ALSO: Show off your love for Star Wars with this business casual line for women Probably for the same reason, subscription box services seem to keep multiplying like

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11 Hidden iOS Features That Change Everything

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