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Salma Hayek speaks out on Harvey Weinstein: ‘He was my monster‘

Salma Hayek, the star of the Miramax-produced Frida, broke her silence about the alleged abuses she suffered at the hands of Harvey Weinstein, a man she‘s calling "her monster" in a devastatingly vivid New York Times article. Her story makes clear how male abuses of power in Hollywood aren‘t actually just about sex, but also about gatekeeping prestige filmmaking from women especially those of color. It wasn‘t just that Weinstei

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Amazon has tons of adorable pet products on sale today

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. On the 11th day of Christmas, Amazon gave to me: dog DNA kits, vacuums for those hairballs, sales on pet cameras, and a squirrel hiding in a fuzzy tree. SEE ALSO: Pets deserve to be played with even when you‘re not home Amazon‘s 12 Days of Deals have been going strong since December 3, with a specific theme each day to help you with

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When no one comes to a talented dad‘s art show, his daughter makes sure that people see his work

You parents will look out for you, but it‘s up to you to make them go viral. As a youngster, Gerado Saenz, realized his love of art when he began to draw stick figures and sunsets during school. Now a 47-year-old husband and father, he continues to bring his passion for art and music to life with ‘TAPEsty Art,‘ wherein he creates abstract art on old cassette tapes. SEE ALSO: Forget body paintingbody marbling turns your skin into

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Look up tonight to see the best meteor shower of the year

Get out your heavy winter coats because this year‘s best meteor shower peaks tonight. The Geminid meteor shower is expected to be an incredible show for the folks who can see it in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. NASA is predicting the meteor rates could be as high as 60 per hour in dark areas with little light pollution to blot out even the faintest shooting stars. SEE ALSO: Your guide to the potentially awesome Perseid meteor showe

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Justin Trudeau reviewed ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘ in six words and we‘re sold

"The Star Wars movie was outstanding." Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau‘s six-word assessment of Star Wars: The Last Jedi probably won‘t make it to Rotten Tomatoes, but it‘s a glowing endorsement nonetheless. He‘s seen the movie, and he‘s a fan. SEE ALSO: There‘s going to be a ‘Last Jedi‘ screening on the International Space Station What, you wanted more? Sorry. That‘s all Trudeau had to

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‘Mr. Robot‘ fans, today is your lucky day

With Mr. Robot‘s Season 3 finale looming, USA Network announced the series has been renewed for a fourth season. SEE ALSO: We can‘t get enough of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury so here‘s more We have plenty more battles to fight#MrRobot has been renewed for season_4.0pic.twitter.com/ApsEvY6Ofl Mr. Robot (@whoismrrobot) December 13, 2017 Mr. Robot follows Rami Malek‘s Elliot Alderson, who gets mixed up with a hacker group

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Turns out you can sell your lamp on Tinder. You just have to watch out for ghosting.

Sometimes when you‘re bored, an amazing idea just hits you and you instantly become wealthier in the most unexpected way. It usually has to do with ghosting. Aline Cunia, 18, a freshman at SUNY Oswego University, needed to sell a lamp. was at her cousin, Arianna‘s house earlier this week when she decided to make a Tinder account. SEE ALSO: Tinder‘s new feature lets you stalk your match‘s Insta without leaving the app She s

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Joe Biden consoles Meghan McCain over her father‘s cancer diagnosis

An emotional moment between former Vice President Joe Biden and Meghan McCain occurred on The View on Wednesday. Meghan‘s father Senator John McCain was diagnosed with glioblastoma six months ago, an aggressive brain cancer that sadly carries a low survival rate. Despite undergoing an operation, McCain has continued to serve on the United States Senate, famously thwarting his own party‘s attempt at repealing Obamacare this summer.

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Patreon might destroy itself while trying to figure out how to pay artists online

Internet strangers and supporters pay 1,080 a month to Stuart Schuffman, better known as his online persona Broke-Ass Stuart, to write things like "8 Ways to Get High for Hannukah." Yet, somehow, he‘s not thrilled with it. "The system we‘ve set up is broken," Schuffman said. Schuffman is one of thousands of other creative people that use Patreon, a donation platform that has surged in popularity in recent years. Think Kickstarter

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The Niffler is back in ‘Fantastic Beasts 2‘ but nothing makes up for Johnny Depp

Not to be outdone by the Porgmania sweeping the nation, Fantastic Beasts star Eddie Redmayne revealed to Entertainment Weekly that Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald will introduce us to new magical creatures - and bring back the wily, adorable Niffler. SEE ALSO: ‘Fantastic Beasts‘ director turns blind eye to Johnny Depp backlash There‘s a Chinese creature that‘s formidable, Redmayne told EW. There are some

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How to turn a boring business trip into a mini-vacation

(function() { var s = document.createElement(‘script‘); s.type = ‘text/javascript‘; s.async = !0; s.src = ‘https://adserver.pressboard.ca/v3/embedder?media=131735‘; var d = document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0]; d.parentNode.insertBefore(s, d); })(); Ah, business trips. Meet-and-greets, business cards, handshakes, conferences, and an airtight schedule keeping you from having any fun. Awesome. While busin

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Jeff Bezos‘s rocket company sent ‘Mannequin Skywalker‘ to the edge of space

Blue Origin is back at it again. The rocket company backed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos just announced the completion of its seventh rocket test and landing of its suborbital New Shepard rocket and capsule in Texas on Tuesday. And they have the snazzy video to prove it. SEE ALSO: Jeff Bezos smashes champagne bottle atop giant wind turbine because Bezos does as he pleases The highly-produced video shows the relatively small, newly-upgraded r

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Awful men are everywhere on Google‘s 2017 ‘Year In Search‘

Google has released its annual "Year in Search" feature and the ongoing sexual assault and harassment reckoning is front and center. SEE ALSO: Time Person of the Year poll honors the women who broke the silence with #MeToo Perhaps most surprising was the figure at the top of search results. Globally, Matt Lauer was the most searched person, followed by Meghan Markle, Nadia Toffa, Harvey Weinstein, and Kevin Spacey. (The U.S.-only list isn‘t

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Awful men are everywhere on Google‘s ‘Year In Search‘ for 2017

Google has released its annual "Year in Search" feature and the ongoing sexual assault and harassment reckoning is front and center. SEE ALSO: Time Person of the Year poll honors the women who broke the silence with #MeToo Perhaps most surprising was the figure at the top of search results. Globally, Matt Lauer was the most searched person, followed by Meghan Markle, Nadia Toffa, Harvey Weinstein, and Kevin Spacey. (The U.S.-only list isn‘t

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How to be the most insufferable person at your ugly Christmas sweater party

If you‘re still browsing thrift stores in search of an outfit for an upcoming ugly Christmas sweater party, look no further. The ugliest (and, I‘m sorry to say, the most insufferable) sweaters on the market are these pullovers emblazoned with the cryptocurrency logo of your choice. SEE ALSO: Bitcoin is a victim of its own success Hodlmoon, "home of the ugly crypto sweaters," offers six cryptocurrency-inspired designs, including bitcoi

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Nothing summed up 2017 more than the story of bullied 11-year-old Keaton Jones

On one of the final weekends of 2017, the video of an 11-year-old bullied kid named Keaton Jones spread like wildfire over the internet. Though a simple message made it go viral, its growing and sticky complexity, can‘t help but remind us what kind of country we live in. As it unfolded in a matter of hours, it became clear that Keaton Jones‘ story, and the internet‘s reaction to it, is completely indicative of 2017 as a whole.

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People couldn‘t stop talking about ‘Stranger Things‘ on Facebook this year

Was it Dart, Dad Steve or Daddy Hopper? Whatever the reason, Facebook‘s annual IQ report revealed that Stranger Things 2 dominated Facebook conversation in 2017. The report revealed and examined fashion, health, and social trends on Facebook, but nothing had quite as much of a supernatural spike as the buzz around Stranger Things. SEE ALSO: 20 pop culture duos that warmed our souls and broke our hearts in 2017 Image: courtesy of facebookT

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This Chrome extension will save you from ‘The Last Jedi‘ spoilers

If you‘re desperately trying to avoid spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, this app is for you. Force Block is a Google Chrome extension that warns you if you‘re about to visit pages that may have Star Wars spoilers. The warnings take the form of cute slogans that reference previous Star Wars movies, such as "That‘s no moon, it‘s a spoiler" and "The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of spoile

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FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on just what‘s at stake with net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission is schedule to vote on Thursday to remove just about any and every regulation on internet providers. Mignon Clyburn, the longest-serving commissioner on the FCC, has a message for you. "We used to talk about clean water. We used to talk about good roads," Clyburn said during an interview for the Mashable podcast Biz Please. "Now, this is the information superhighway, and the opportunities are unbound when it

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Get a Garmin activity tracker on sale for 80 today at Best Buy

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you‘ve got a fitness friend that you‘re shopping for during the holidays, the Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker could make a great gift, and it‘s 20 off today. Image: Garmin This fitness tracking watch monitors all of your daily fitness activities from your heart rate to calories burned to distance traveled, just to n

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Alexa can now wake you up with your favorite song

Maybe, just maybe, Alexa‘s new alarms can make you actually enjoy getting up in the morning. You can finally instruct Amazon‘s voice assistant to wake you up in the morning with a song of your choice. SEE ALSO: Canada, meet Amazon Alexa Yes, if you have a smartphone, you could do this already. But unlike the iPhone, which limits your selection to your Apple Music library, Alexa can select songs from a number of platforms: Amazon Music

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Apple invests 390 million in the production of...lasers?

Apple has invested 390 million in Finisar, a manufacturer of optical communications components. That‘s right: It‘s investing in lasers. SEE ALSO: Gift ideas for your friend who can‘t put down their iPhone According to Apple, the money will enable Finisar to increase research and development of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs). These may sound like something straight out of a sci-fi thriller, but they‘re al

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Nintendo is reportedly looking to increase its mobile game output

Nintendo is aiming to increase its output of mobile games and it‘s looking for mobile developers to help out, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Nintendo already has a partnership with the mobile developer DeNA, formed in 2015, but according to The Wall Street Journal, Nintendo also recently had partnership talks with developer GungHo Online Entertainment. GungHo is the developer behind the Puzzle and Dragons series, which has games

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Tech gifts for people who love the great outdoors

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Got a friend who seems to love nature and animals more than they like people? Yep, we all have one and even if they‘re constantly forgetting to text back because they never have service, we love them anyway. Fuel their anti-civilization passion even more and check out these gifts for the outdoor enthusiast. SEE ALSO: Tech-enhanced clothin

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