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The standout moments that made CNN‘s gun control town hall feel like a game-changer

On Wednesday night, a raw, emotional town hall about gun control on CNN emerged as a pivotal moment in the debate over gun control. As a crowd of several thousand cheered and jeered, the survivors and families of the victims of last week‘s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, pushed back on Senator Marco Rubio and NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch more than any member of the media has. SEE ALSO: Amy Poehler blast

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Apple may release updated AirPods later this year

AirPod fans, rejoice! Apple is working on a major upgrade to its wireless AirPod headphones, according to a Bloomberg report citing sources familiar with the matter. Apple intends to make periodic updates to its AirPods as it does with iPhones and iPads, according to the story. SEE ALSO: Apple AirPods are the latest tech product that can allegedly explode The company reportedly plans to release a new model of AirPods with an Apple-designed wirel

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These best-selling wireless headphones are on sale today for 69% off

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable‘s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Wireless headphones are just a smart investment these days, so pick up this best-selling pair of Otium headphones for 69% off. SEE ALSO: Get wireless listening freedom for a fraction of the price of AirPods They‘ve got everything you expect from

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This AI therapist is helping me get over my ex

Many of us could use a professional to talk to. But therapists are expensive, and it‘s hard to get an appointment. Luckily, artificial intelligence is here to save us. A team of UCLA researchers claim to have the solution: an artificially intelligent therapist. No more waiting rooms, small talk, or copays. Just log in and start chatting. SEE ALSO: Resolved to ‘be more mindful‘ in 2018? You need this meditation app. Meet Textper

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Oprah surprised Tiffany Haddish, and she had the only reaction you could have

It doesn‘t matter if you‘re a regular old fan or one the biggest names in Holllywood if Oprah surprises you, you can‘t help but cry tears of joy. Ellen DeGeneres gave viewers a first-hand look at the power of Oprah‘s presence by having her surprise Girls Trip star and Oprah superfan Tiffany Haddish. As was to be expected Haddish lost any ounce of chill she arrived to the show with. She was sobbing, clapping, screaming

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A list of all the ‘Black Panther‘ sequels and spinoffs we want to see

The overwhelming feeling most experienced after leaving Black Panther was: we want more. Now. None of us wanted to ever leave Wakanda and we never have to in our imaginations. Because luckily, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has already hinted at the "many, many stories to tell" from the comics in upcoming Black Panther films, and that he "absolutely" wants director Ryan Coogler to return again. That‘s our queue, internet: LET THE FEV

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These Celebrities Are Getting Behind March for Our Lives

Celebrities like Oprah, George Clooney, and Steven Spielberg are making sizable donations to March for Our Lives, an organization pleading for gun control reform in the wake of another mass shooting. Read more...More about Politics, Mashable Video, Charity, Florida, and Donations

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SpaceX boat tries to catch pricey rocket nosecone in the Pacific Ocean, but misses

After SpaceX successfully blasted three satellites into space early Thursday morning, the company tried to catch the Falcon 9 rocket‘s expensive nosecone, also known as a fairing, on a ship in the Pacific Ocean. The vessel, named "Mr. Steven," was outfitted with a giant net. According to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, the boat missed catching the fairing by "a few hundred meters," but he thinks there‘s a simple fix: Bigger parachutes to better

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How a vacation and a digital detox app helped cure my iPhone addiction

"Get your face out of your phone, Rachel. Your brother‘s here to spend time with you." These were the wordsuttered to me by my mother during a family visitthat yanked me out of the iPhone-addicted vortex I‘d fallen head over heels into. Life was passing me by as I hunched over a tiny screen for six or seven hours a day. A screen that I seemed to deem more deserving of my time and attention than my nearest and dearest family members. I

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Amy Poehler blasts NRA after they tweeted a ‘Parks & Rec‘ GIF

The NRA has turned being tone-deaf into an art form, and now they‘ve gone and incurred the wrath of Amy Poehler and some fellow Parks Rec alums. On Wednesday night, the NRA sent a tweet that featured a gif of Poehler‘s Leslie Knope character. The tweet thanked their controversial spokeswoman Dana Loesch, who appeared on a CNN town hall event Wednesday night alongside students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of las

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There‘s now a vibrator that will order you a pizza when you, um, finish

Forget friends with benefits now, there‘s GrubHub with benefits. CamSoda, the adult entertainment site, is releasing a vibrator called the RubGrub that orders the user a large cheese pizza from Domino‘s after they orgasm. SEE ALSO: Finally, a way to get actual sexual pleasure from your Bitcoin investments Yes, it‘s an actual vibrator that actually gets you a pizza. The toy has a button that‘s similar to the Amazon Dash, w

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Olympic announcers feel more about U.S.‘ cross-country win than you will about anything

You might think the Winter Olympics are exciting, but you‘ve got nothing on these announcers. At the end of the cross-country skiing event yesterday, the U.S. won their first ever gold medal in the event, and the announcers screamed accordingly. Just, like, really let loose. This is what history looks and sounds like@jessdiggs and @kikkanimal win @TeamUSA‘s first ever gold medal in cross-country skiing.You‘ll want your sound up

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Get your career on track with 60 essential business courses

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable‘s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. The workplace is constantly evolving. One moment, you‘re kicking butt and ahead of the curve; the next moment, you‘re surrounded by younger, smarter versions of yourself and wondering how it all went south. It‘s essential to invest in

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Save on WiFi routers, pillows, an air mattress, and more with today‘s Amazon deals

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable‘s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. It‘s happened to everyone. You‘re lounging in bed bingeing Netflix and the video gets stuck buffering just as you‘re about to watch the Dunder Mifflin crew get caught in Dwight‘s makeshift fire drill for the tenth time. If you&l

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6 Marvel-inspired art prints to get you hyped for ‘Infinity War‘ & ‘Deadpool 2‘

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable‘s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. With the epic release of Black Panther(just ask Michelle Obama), it‘s hard not to get excited about what else Marvel has to offer this year as the entire franchise get re-energized. But there are options beyond Marvel swag like action figures and

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Danai Gurira on how ‘Black Panther‘ challenges the conventions of femininity

Having risen to fame through her iconic performance as The Walking Dead‘s Michonne, Danai Gurira is no stranger to female power ripped from the pages of comics. But in Black Panther, Gurira plays another kind of female warrior one who wields her womanhood as a strength, and casts femininity in a whole new light in the process. "Okoye flies in the face of our conventional ideas of femininity, while still functioning within her own definitio

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Subway launches a confusing loyalty program called MyWay

Subway, the world‘s largest fast food chain, is launching a new loyalty program, called Subway MyWay Rewards, that will offer customers surprise treats and tokens that eventually mature into dollars. The move is a step toward earning more customer love, as well as making the Subway experience more digital since it comes with a mobile app refresh. SEE ALSO: McDonald‘s ruins Happy Meals by taking cheeseburgers away from kids Subway MyW

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The world‘s first AI therapist is helping me get over my ex

Many of us could use a professional to talk to. But therapists are expensive, and it‘s hard to get an appointment. Luckily, artificial intelligence is here to save us. A team of UCLA researchers claim to have the solution: the world‘s first AI therapist. No more waiting rooms, small talk, or copays. Just log in and start chatting. SEE ALSO: Resolved to ‘be more mindful‘ in 2018? You need this meditation app. Meet Textpert

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Elton John mispronounced Ed Sheeran‘s name at the Brits or maybe it‘s we who are wrong

"Sheeran" is such a tricky name to say. SEE ALSO: Ed Sheeran actually has a tattoo of Saoirse Ronan‘s handwriting on his body Ed Sheeran was awarded a Global Success award at the Brits on Wednesday night. Although he wasn‘t there on the night, Elton John sent in a video congratulating Sheeran on the achievement. The only snag was he mispronounced the singer‘s second name. Meanwhile, I‘m still cackling at Elton John and Ed

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27 migrants donated their shoes so strangers can literally walk a mile in them

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The world of Android is about to change in a big way

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. If you‘ve been looking to buy a new Android phone, you might want to wait a few daysMobile World Congress the biggest mobile industry event of the year starts on Feb. 26 in Barcelona, and that means we‘ll see a lot of new Androids. The good ones. Of course, this is tru

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Gucci serves ‘Game of Thrones‘ realness on the runway with Khaleesi-style baby dragon

The mother of dragons is an inspiration to us all. Even Gucci, by the looks of things. SEE ALSO: Gucci posted a load of weird memes and the internet is cringing hard At Milan Fashion Week, Gucci was serving Game of Thrones realness in its Fall/Winter show. One model carried a baby dragon down the runway la Daenerys Targaryen. Mother of dragons.Image: Pietro D‘aprano/Getty ImagesCould 2018 be the year of the dragon accessory? Image: gip

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This Haim sister‘s photobomb of Cheryl and Liam Payne is a joy to behold

Every awards show should feature at least one photobomb. SEE ALSO: Move over, Eminem. Stormzy just delivered the politically charged freestyle of the year. The Brit awards took place Wednesday night, and host Jack Whitehall did a fair amount of audience work. He was busy embarrassing Cheryl and Liam Payne, but the real action was in the background. Bassist and vocalist Este Haim seized the opportunity to mess around on camera. Highly enjoying th

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What would parents do to their kids if they ridiculed a senator? Give them ice cream, apparently

Wednesday‘s CNN town hall on gun violence was always going to be a heated affair. But the forum also presented numerous opportunities for the students, teachers and parents of Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, to confront decision makers about inaction on guns. SEE ALSO: After Florida shooting, gun control becomes a global conversation Namely Republican Senator Marco Rubio, who was asked by shooting survivor Cameron Kasky i

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