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Protesters with powerful chants and signs totally shut down white nationalist Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer definitely did not receive a warm or sunny welcome from the University of Florida. On Thursday, massive crowds gathered to protest the white nationalist and alt-right founder‘s visit to campus. As he attempted to give a speech on his beliefs, he was overwhelmed by chants condemning white supremacy and neo-Nazism. SEE ALSO: A handful of racists snuck back to Charlottesville under the cover of night for another ‘protest&

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Chance the Rapper just shared the most adorable unboxing video featuring his Grammys and daughter

Chance the Rapper‘s wait is finally over. After convincing the Grammy Awards to recognize independent artists in their ceremonyand winning three awards himselfthe rapper finally can throw the tangible recognition of his hard work and free music on his shelves. In a video posted on Twitter, the Chicago rapper unboxes the awards upon receiving them in the mail with some help from his 2-year-old daughter. SEE ALSO: Chance the Rapper is sending

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Creepy Halloween bento boxes might be too delightful to eat

Halloween is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate the spooky holiday than freaking out your friends at lunch with a creative quick bite? SEE ALSO: Halloween decorations are way freakier when you project them on your window These colorful - and creepy - Halloween-inspired bento boxes are designed to disturb your friends while you enjoy a tasty bite. Bento boxes have let people show their culinary presentation skills in some wond

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Google takes a page from Apple‘s playbook, and developers stand to make serious cash

Google‘s developer policies are about to be a lot more competitive with Apple. Google is lowering the amount of money it takes out of app subscriptions, from 30 percent to 15 percent, after the first year a user‘s been subscribed. That‘s exactly the same as Apple‘s policy, which was changed last year. SEE ALSO: Google Pixel 2 review: The best boring phones, and that‘s not so bad Here‘s how Google‘s transa

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The iPhone 8 isn‘t looking so great

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‘Star Wars: Jedi Challenges‘ AR headset might be the best toy of the year

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Want to make fried food without using tons of oil? Try an air fryer.

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Raise your hand if you‘re constantly trying to eat healthy but your addiction to fried food is ruining it. SEE ALSO: How to become an urban farmer from the comfort of your kitchen You don‘t have to wait until cheat day to eat your favorite treats, you just have to be smarter about how you cook them. With an air fryer, you can whip up

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5 things you need to know about New Zealand‘s next Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

Who is Jacinda Ardern? That‘s the question running through the minds of many after the 37-year-old was elected the new Prime Minister of New Zealand on Thursday. Though Ardern has has been active in New Zealand politics for decades, she‘s definitely not your average politician. SEE ALSO: New Zealand police‘s inappropriate tweet is really quite something Before she officially takes office in what she calls "honor and a privilege,

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Earth is having its second-warmest year to date, and it‘s not over yet

Planet Earth has had its second-warmest year so far, and in the end, 2017 may wind up being the third-warmest year on record, ranking just behind behind 2016 and 2015. This year is also headed for the warmest year to occur without any El Nio or La Nia event in the tropical Pacific Ocean. El Nio and La Nia events influence global average surface temperatures. El Nio in particular is well-known to boost global average temperatures on top of the lon

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What the inside of Google‘s Pixel 2 XL looks like, including those weird squeeze sensors

In a time when prying a smartphone open (without destroying it) is about as easy as cracking a safe, Google‘s Pixel 2 XL is a welcome surprise. That‘s the main conclusion I get from iFixit‘s typically thorough teardown of the phone that‘s just begun to ship to buyers. SEE ALSO: Google‘s Pixel 2 and 2 XL are perfect if you don‘t want to spend 1,000 on a new phone Opening the phone up will require some specia

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Clear weeds from sidewalks with the aptly-named Weed Snatcher

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The Weed Snatcher is a Kickstarter project that aims to clear your weeds in half the time with half the effort no crouching or bending over required. This new weeding tool works on the same principle as a mop. Just set it over a weed-infested crevice or crack in your driveway and start scraping those weeds away. After you‘re done snatchin

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Dog-loving UPS drivers created a wonderful Facebook page full of the pups they meet at work

Meet Sean McCarren: UPS driver, dog lover, and your average American hero. Per Buzzfeed, he‘s spent the last 17 years working for UPS, bringing joy to not only humans, but their pets too. So to document his pup encounters, McCarren created a Facebook page for the community of UPS drivers who also just so happen to be dog lovers. He dubbed it UPS Dogs and wait until you see the pics.. SEE ALSO: Ikea is launching a pet furniture collection an

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California fires spare iconic ‘Peanuts‘ skating rink

Peanuts fans, THAT ice rink survived. The skating rink that was surely inspiration for a thousand comic strip ideas, everything from Charlie Brown wiping out on the ice to Snoopy‘s epic bird bath ice rink battles, somehow remained standing even as Schulz‘s nearby home burned to the ground. That news was devastating to millions of Peanuts fans around the world: Charles Schulz‘s Santa Rosa, California, home and potentially all of

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‘Pokmon Go‘ is finally getting third generation pokmon in Halloween update

Pokmon Go is getting extra spooky around Halloween this year with new ghost-type Pokmon and a witch hat for Pikachu. The Pokmon Go Halloween event lasts from Oct. 20 to Nov. 2, introducing the first third-generation (gen III) Pokmon to the game, Pikachus wearing witch hats, extra Candy items for leveling up Pokmon, and a creepy Mimikyu hat for player avatars. The new gen III ghost-type Pokmon coming to the game are Sableye, Banette, Shuppet,

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Bizarre hybrid of a baby and a lion will give you the creeps

Ever wondered what would happen if a human and a lion shacked up? Well, here‘s your chance. An unknown artist from Pavia, Italy created this incredibly creepy silicone sculpture of a human mixed with a lion, featuring the body of a very hairy baby with gnarly fangs, paws for hands and feet, cat-like ears, and even a tail. Have fun falling asleep tonight! Read more... More about Art, Viral Videos, Wtf, Culture, and Web Culture

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This new Netflix show looks like a scarier version of ‘Stranger Things‘

Something about the trailer for this German-language Netflix series looks familiarDark is scheduled for release on December 1st. Read more...More about Netflix, Mashable Video, Streaming, European, and Dark

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‘Supernatural‘ is about to introduce a ‘game-changer‘ that could reshape Season 13

Supernatural has already introduced the son of Satan in Season 13, but the twists don‘t stop there. According to Mark Pellegrino, who plays the devil himself, a new addition in episode 2 will dramatically alter the course of the show again and it‘s a character we‘ve met before. While Sam and Dean are busy bringing up Lucifer‘s baby, Jack, on earth, Lucifer and Mary are stuck in an alternate universe where the Winchesters

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‘Ragnarok‘ is the ‘Thor‘ comedy we‘ve always wanted

Nearly a decade into its run, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is having its best year yet. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was a win. So was Spider-Man: Homecoming. And now Thor: Ragnarok is here to close out the year in style. And oh, what style. According to the reviews, director Taika Waititi‘s touch is all over Thor: Ragnarok - from its playful humor to its ‘70s- and ‘80s-inspired visuals. Here‘s what else the critics are

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Italy has a genius plan to fight fake news

If you‘re like me, you‘ve seen Facebook friends post links to questionable blogs, people have texted you links to fake stories, and you see fake news articles all over Twitter. Deciphering what‘s fake in the digital diaspora is an obvious problem to which immediate solutions haven‘t exactly been forthcoming, so schools in Italy have trained their focus on fixing the future. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump claims he came up with the

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Fiona the hippo is the queen of fall

Friends, we are now in the throes of fall. And as the leaves begin to fall in Cincinnati, Ohio, a new autumnal queen has emerged: Fiona the hippo. Fiona the hippo has been the queen of many realms: eating lettuce, being cute, taking showers, family reunions. But this might be her most adorable domain of all. SEE ALSO: Fiona the Hippo‘s Journey to Fame Earlier this month, the Cincinnati Zoo posted a video to celebrate the kickoff of "Hall-ZO

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B&W PX headphones will let you enjoy music in total peace

Over the past couple of years, British hi-fi company Bowers Wilkins has become quite serious about headphones. With its latest model, the PX, the company became a serious contender in a hot niche: Wireless, noise-cancelling headphones. BW replaced its P7 Wireless model with the new PX in early October. I‘ve had about 10 days to test them out. In many areas, the PX are among the best in class, but minor nuisances keep them from being perfec

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Here‘s how the U.S. government could force Facebook and Google to prevent Russian election meddling

New legislation is officially on the table that could have big ramifications for Facebook, Google, Twitter, and the rest of the internet. SEE ALSO: Google will testify before Congress with Facebook and Twitter, too Democratic Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner, with support from Republican Sen. John McCain, have co-sponsored a bill called the "Honest Ads Act" that would require internet companies to keep a public database of who is paying for p

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Stay in touch with your kids without adding screen time

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Kids these days know how to use iPhones before they‘re even out of diapers. While it‘s great that our kids will grow up super tech savvy, (we technology) setting boundaries around tech are important in this increasingly digital world. SEE ALSO: Get kids excited to brush their teeth with this smart, music playing toothbrush Technolog

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The New York Yankees just broke into esports

The New York Yankees made a major investment in esports, the team revealed today. They‘re now stakeholders in one of the most well-known North American esports team organizations: Echo Fox. The New York Yankees announced an investment in Vision Esports today, a company that holds stake in three different esports organizations including Echo Fox. Echo Fox, founded by three-time NBA champion Rick Fox, has teams competing in League of Legends,

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