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  • newMove Aside Twitter Timeline Haters, Business Wins

    Move Aside Twitter Timeline Haters, Business Wins

    Twitter redefined its timeline Monday, officially acknowledging that the feature is for more than just those you follow and their retweets.First, a quick recap. Earlier this month, Twitter started experimenting with what users see on their timeline.…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:16pm -
  • newVine Challenge: Capture Objects in 360 Degrees

    Vine Challenge: Capture Objects in 360 Degrees

    The tech of our days is so advanced that it's fair to say we've got everything we need. From smartphones and tablets of all sizes to bendable TVs and Bluetooth padlocks, nearly every gadget has multiple things to show off, appearance- and function-wi…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:26pm -
  • newKicked Off Twitter, Islamic State Flocks to Diaspora

    Kicked Off Twitter, Islamic State Flocks to Diaspora

    As Twitter shuts down access to various Islamic State fighters, members of the group are shifting their social media focus to the decentralized social network, Diaspora.On Wednesday, Twitter started actively suspending accounts from accounts activel…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:17pm -
  • Hands On With the New Vine: 6-Second Videos Will Never Be the Same

    Hands On With the New Vine: 6-Second Videos Will Never Be the Same

    The new camera features on Vine aren't just shiny and new. They've totally changed the platformIt’s been nearly two years since Twitter acquired Vine and added it to the canon of notable social media platforms. Six-second looping videos simply wer…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 14, 6:10pm -
  • 8 Vines of Transformations Happening Before Your Very Eyes

    8 Vines of Transformations Happening Before Your Very Eyes

    We partnered with Hewlett-Packard for this week's Mashable Vine Challenge, in which we asked you to create tricky transformations in stop-motion or clever live-action videosWe saw turns, flips, slides and just pure magic in these Vines. Food items v…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 14, 1:46pm -
  • Facebook Launching 'Mentions Box' Device During Emmys

    Facebook Launching 'Mentions Box' Device During Emmys

    LOS ANGELES — Like a child shaking an Etch A Sketch with both hands, celebrities on Monday's Emmys red carpet will be shaking a new toy created by Facebook.Facebook told Mashable that on Aug. 25 it will debut the Facebook Mentions Box, an interact…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 1:18pm -
  • Vine Finally Lets You Import Videos From Your Phone

    Vine Finally Lets You Import Videos From Your Phone

    Vine is granting the wishes of every star and amateur on its platform by allowing users to import existing videosThe absence of this feature on Vine, until now, resulted in some opting for Instagram instead; the platform lets you upload 15-second vi…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:37pm -
  • Twitter Confirms Changes to What Users See in Their Timelines

    Twitter Confirms Changes to What Users See in Their Timelines

    Twitter just took another step toward becoming more like Facebook.Several days ago, we noticed that Twitter rolled out an experiment to some users that began showing actions — like favorited tweets — on the main Twitter timeline. (Earlier this m…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:27pm -
  • Twitter Is Suspending Accounts That Post Images of Journalist's Beheading

    Twitter Is Suspending Accounts That Post Images of Journalist's Beheading

    Hours after a video purportedly showing the brutal beheading of American journalist James Foley started circulating online, Twitter announced Wednesday that it is "actively" suspending accounts that share the gory images.As journalists and others r…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 10:54am -
  • Beyond Millennials: How to Reach Generation Z

    Beyond Millennials: How to Reach Generation Z

    Millennials are so last year.As the generation that inspired countless thinkpieces eases out of the public eye, marketers are honing in on the next wave of consumers: Generation Z. These folks, born in 1995 or later, make up 25.9% of the United Stat…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 7:06am -
  • How to Use the 7 Least Popular Emoji

    How to Use the 7 Least Popular Emoji

    Far away from our beloved smiley faces, hearts and various anthropomorphic cats are those other emoji — hidden away in the obscure pages of useless keyboards. Neither their meaning nor purpose is clear at first glance, and their lack of utility rel…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 6:03am -
  • In Wake of James Foley Beheading Video, Journalists Rush to Self-Censor

    In Wake of James Foley Beheading Video, Journalists Rush to Self-Censor

    UPDATE, August 20, 2014, 8:35 a.m. ET The New York Post published a graphic image on the front page of its Wednesday edition, showing the man believed to be the journalist James Foley with a knife held to his throat. The image came from a video rele…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 8:17pm -
  • Chill Out: Your #IceBucketChallenge Donations Are in Good Hands

    Chill Out: Your #IceBucketChallenge Donations Are in Good Hands

    Thousands upon thousands of gallons of ice cold water have rained down on charitable heads, and according to the ALS Association (ALSA), people have donated an unprecedented amount of money to the organization.Facebook says its users have collective…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 1:31pm -
  • The 60 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

    The 60 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

    Pouring ice over your head for a good cause has gone Hollywood.The popular ice bucket challenges for ALS have taken over our News Feeds, and thousands of people, even some famous names, have done their part to keep the hashtag going since late July.…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 2:32pm -
  • Twitter's Latest Experiment Puts Favorites in the Timeline, Users Not Impressed

    Twitter's Latest Experiment Puts Favorites in the Timeline, Users Not Impressed

    Twitter is known for experimenting with different features in its mobile apps and on its website. Its latest experiment — which treats favorites more like retweets on the main timeline — has some users seeing red.A number of users are seeing twe…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 7:59pm -
  • Facebook Testing 'Satire' Tags for Sites Like The Onion

    Facebook Testing 'Satire' Tags for Sites Like The Onion

    Facebook is testing out a feature that marks fake news stories from sites such as The Onion with "satire" in its News Feed, a feature requested by some users, the social network confirmed to Mashable."We are running a small test which shows the text…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 3:01pm -
  • 8 Famous Photographers Worth Following on Instagram

    8 Famous Photographers Worth Following on Instagram

    Instagram isn't just for selfies and food pornFor years, the app has helped many people trick their friends into thinking they're good photographers, with the help of cropping and heavy filters. However, there are quite a few people on the social me…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 8:03am -
  • 9 Things We'd Change About Snapchat

    9 Things We'd Change About Snapchat

    Snapchat, one of the hottest messaging apps at the moment, has changed mobile storytelling and pushed the limits of how we communicate.From geolocation filters to live video chatting, the app's latest rollout of bonus features is impressive, but the…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 7:06am -
  • Twitter Urges Celebrities To Tweet at Each Other

    Twitter Urges Celebrities To Tweet at Each Other

    Twitter just made it easier for celebrities, and other verified users, to interact with each other on the platformTwo new features rolled out on Wednesday will increase the visibility of verified users in each other's feeds — effectively encouragi…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 7:33pm -
  • Would You Pay to Watch Vimeo?

    Would You Pay to Watch Vimeo?

    Even in the digital world, cash is kingVimeo recently lured three major YouTube stars — Joey Graceffa, ComicBookGirl19 and Taryn Southern — with the promise of money for each viewSee also: The Beginner's Guide to YouTubeLamarr Wilson talks gi…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 5:14pm -
  • Here's How to Turn Off Notifications in Facebook Messenger

    Here's How to Turn Off Notifications in Facebook Messenger

    So, you've given in and downloaded Facebook Messenger.But, as many users are just finding out, the notifications in Facebook Messenger work a little differently than how messages worked in the main Facebook app.See also: Don't Freak Out About the F…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 2:56pm -
  • Finally, We're Talking About Mental Illness Like Adults

    Finally, We're Talking About Mental Illness Like Adults

    To his fans, Robin Williams was a jester, a chameleon and a poet. A beloved performer, Williams dedicated his life to laughter. So it was not surprising that upon learning of his death at age 63, the public was overwhelmed with emotion. The shock of…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 8:24am -
  • 9 Snapchat Tips and Tricks You May Not Know About

    9 Snapchat Tips and Tricks You May Not Know About

    Snapchat's latest update brings a number of impressive improvements to the popular photo-sharing app we all know and loveFrom convenient shortcuts to new tools for creating snap masterpieces, many of the app's best features are difficult to find. We…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 8:00am -
  • 16 Creepiest Targeted Facebook Ads

    16 Creepiest Targeted Facebook Ads

    Nope, you aren't the only person who's been inundated with oddly specific Facebook ads.Whether they're for T-shirts and hoodies touting the dominance of those who share your last name, or products for a private health issue, it's easy to find ads t…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 7:06am -
  • 23 Clever Interactions With Beautiful Wall Art

    23 Clever Interactions With Beautiful Wall Art

    Street art is often big and beautiful. It's the perfect way to add some color to an otherwise dull wall, and also an ideal spot to take a creative portraitFor our latest Mashable Photo Challenge, we asked readers to photograph real-life interactions…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 10:28pm -
  • Here's How 'The Giver' Red Carpet Film Premiere Looks Through Snapchat

    Here's How 'The Giver' Red Carpet Film Premiere Looks Through Snapchat

    NEW YORK — Wearing a red sleeveless top, Taylor Swift glided across the equally red carpet, and waved to fans. Just several feet away, a smartphone captured the moment on Snapchat"Hey, Taylor," Dasha Battelle, a Snapchat storyteller at Mashable,…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 8:07pm -

Celebrity

  • newNicki Minaj -- Anaconda Snake Bites Dancer During VMA Rehearsal
    A 6-foot long snake -- believed to be an anaconda -- just bit a dancer during a VMA run-through for Sunday's show ... TMZ has learned.Nicki Minaj was on stage performing her hit, "Anaconda" when a female dancer was bit by the reptile in front of…
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:04pm -
  • newSteve-O -- Cops Investigating SeaWorld Stunt -- Prosecution Likely
    The California Highway Patrol is investigating Steve-O for breaking the law during his SeaWorld protest.Steve-O essentially made a video confession ... giving a blow-by-blow of how he defaced a public sign on the 5 Freeway which leads to the theme…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:20pm -
  • newMike Evans' Agent - NFL Knew About Fight ... BEFORE '14 Draft [Update]
    4:10 PM PT -- Gilmore is now changing his tune. Despite the fact he told us on the record that the NFL "was aware" of the fight BEFORE the draft, he has now changed his story ... and is saying the league was NOT aware before the draft. "No…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:09pm -
  • newChief Keef -- Too Busy for Court ... Cops on the Hunt
    Chief Keef should call Columbus Short in jail ... so Short can explain to him if you blow off court you get thrown in the pokey.Keef was otherwise occupied and didn't show for his DUI hearing in Highland Park, IL ... it's not much of a case --…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:22pm -
  • newScott Weiland Doppelganger -- Like Looking in a Mirror
    On a purely visual level ... it's understandable how Beverly Hills cops got fooled by the guy claiming to be former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott WeilandJason Michael Hurley -- the guy who claimed he was Scott after getting busted for…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:15pm -

Gadgets

  • newSony is shutting down PlayStation Home in Japan

    Sony is shutting down PlayStation Home in Japan

    Can you remember the last time you logged into PlayStation Home? Neither can anybody in Japan, apparently. According to a statement released on the Japanese website, the 3D social space will permanently close in March of next year. Sony didn't give…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Aug 14, 12:08am -
  • newChromecast software vulnerability paves way for another root exploit

    Chromecast software vulnerability paves way for another root exploit

    Google regularly rolls out Chromecast updates that plug up previous root-friendly exploits, but there's a new method you can use if you want complete control over your streaming device. A group of hardware hackers (fail0verflow, Team Eureka and...
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 11:40pm -
  • newSpaceX rocket malfunctions and explodes during 'complex' test

    SpaceX rocket malfunctions and explodes during 'complex' test

    No one ever said rebooting spaceflight was going to be easy. The SpaceX team might know that better than anyone, especially on a night like this: one of the company's experimental F9R rockets malfunctioned in a test flight over McGregor, Texas and..…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 10:57pm -
  • newNew York Attorney General asks Airbnb to hand over 124 hosts' personal data

    New York Attorney General asks Airbnb to hand over 124 hosts' personal data

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is not done scrutinizing Airbnb's and its hosts' business practices just yet. He's now asked the company to hand over full, unredacted personal information on 124 hosts in the state, months after receiving…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 10:42pm -
  • newNew wearable wants to help you run better, smarter and safer

    New wearable wants to help you run better, smarter and safer

    As great as running is for your health, it can also cause you some pain if not done properly -- like a lot of things in life, overdoing it could turn out unwanted results (hello, shin splints). Thankfully, there's a new Kickstarter project which is.…
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:53pm -
  • newApple offers battery replacements for some early iPhone 5 units

    Apple offers battery replacements for some early iPhone 5 units

    It's hardly uncommon for smartphone batteries to lose some of their oomph over time, but Apple just might be able to help if your iPhone 5's battery has been flakier than usual. The folks in Cupertino have figured out that some of the iPhone 5s sold…
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:07pm -
  • newLeica's latest rangefinder camera is both speedier and stealthier

    Leica's latest rangefinder camera is both speedier and stealthier

    Digital rangefinder cameras may look like retro fashion items, but they're genuinely handy for pros -- they're good for moments when you need quality without carrying a big, conspicuous DSLR. To that end, Leica has just launched the M-P, a new...
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:41pm -
  • newUber drivers reportedly dealing with robberies in Los Angeles

    Uber drivers reportedly dealing with robberies in Los Angeles

    For Uber, its rise to the top hasn't always gone smoothly. From facing legal challenges across different parts of the world, to battling it out verbally with competitors, the ridesharing company has had to fight hard to make a name for itself. And..…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:49pm -
  • newEngadget Daily: 'Halo 2: Anniversary,' problems with Secret's secrecy and more!

    Engadget Daily: 'Halo 2: Anniversary,' problems with Secret's secrecy and more!

    Today, we anticipate the visual glory of Halo 2: Anniversary, learn that a monkey can't own photo rights, sit down without a chair, investigate problems with Secret's anonymity and more! Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24...
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:07pm -
  • newComScore: Most people in the US don't download apps on a regular basis

    ComScore: Most people in the US don't download apps on a regular basis

    While smartphone apps come in handy for a variety of uses from sharing photos to navigating a new locale, it appears that most folks in the US barely download them at all. According to ComScore, 65.5 percent of those users 18 and above who wield a..…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:23pm -
  • newSecret's next update will add polls and Flickr support, but limit photo uploads

    Secret's next update will add polls and Flickr support, but limit photo uploads

    If you love hanging your dirty laundry on carefully curated and symbolic images, then Secret's next update both is -- and isn't -- for you. Sometime next week, the anonymous sharing app will integrate Flickr image search, but access to the photo...
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:42pm -
  • newTwitter's 'Buy Now' button may be powered by Stripe payments

    Twitter's 'Buy Now' button may be powered by Stripe payments

    Remember that illusive "Buy Now" button that briefly showed up on Twitter last month? Re/Code says it's still on the way -- and it's backed by Stripe, a mobile payments startup. According to sources close to the outlet, merchants that want to sell..…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:07pm -
  • newOver 1,000 US businesses hit with the same cyberattack as Target

    Over 1,000 US businesses hit with the same cyberattack as Target

    Target's massive data breach grabbed headlines right in the middle of holiday shopping that year, and the fallout continues. According to a Department of Homeland Security advisory this afternoon, the attacks that hit the red-hued retailer, along...
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:38pm -
  • newText adventure 'game' offers a taste of what clinical depression is like

    Text adventure 'game' offers a taste of what clinical depression is like

    Unless you're deep in the throes of it yourself, actual, clinical depression can be incredibly hard to wrap your head around. Sure, you can scroll through the Wikipedia article all you like, but intellectually knowing about and feeling depression ar…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:09pm -
  • newNSA and GCHQ employees may be undermining the agencies' work to hack Tor

    NSA and GCHQ employees may be undermining the agencies' work to hack Tor

    It's no secret that US and British spy agencies are trying to crack the Tor network, but new information suggests that the agencies' floundering efforts may be sabotaged from within. For the uninitiated, Tor is a web browser that anonymizes a...
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:45pm -
  • newGoogle buys design firm behind OLPC and Slingbox

    Google buys design firm behind OLPC and Slingbox

    Man, Google's checkbook is really getting a workout this summer. According to a report from Bloomberg, the search giant just acquired yet another company, and unlike the other two companies it bought this month, it isn't an mobile app startup No, no…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:29pm -
  • newApparently, Porsche Design is still working with BlackBerry

    Apparently, Porsche Design is still working with BlackBerry

    Since 2012, Porsche Design and BlackBerry have worked together on two high-end handsets that offer a retooled exterior and... not much else. That didn't stop the duo from selling the tweaked aesthetic for over $2,000, though. It seems that the pair.…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:12pm -
  • newMan lands in jail for using phone to pirate movie at the theater

    Man lands in jail for using phone to pirate movie at the theater

    The concept of someone recording films at movie theaters for pirating purposes seems so outdated. Yet, that's still happening in some parts of the world, apparently. Most recently, there's the case of Philip Danks, a 25-year-old UK man who just got.…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 2:44pm -
  • newCarKarPlay display mirrors your smartphone on your dashboard

    CarKarPlay display mirrors your smartphone on your dashboard

    Remember the good old days when mini Bluetooth keyboards just became a thing? Then you may recall a brand called iPazzPort, who is now launching what appears to be the world's first wireless display dedicated to mobile devices. Much like the brand,.…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 2:13pm -
  • newThe Big Picture: Neptune's largest moon, Triton

    The Big Picture: Neptune's largest moon, Triton

    Neptune has more moons than we have planets in our Solar System, with a total of 14 (and counting) orbiting around it. Its largest, Triton, is big enough to practically be considered a planet, so much so that scientists often compare it to Pluto....
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:47pm -
  • newThe best way to draw a self-portrait is with your blood and a CNC machine

    The best way to draw a self-portrait is with your blood and a CNC machine

    Snapping a selfie with your phone is easy enough these days, but in order to create a self-portrait, a Brooklyn-based artist chose a slightly different route. 44-year-old Ted Lawson hooked himself up to a CNC machine (which he refers to as a "robot"…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:21pm -
  • newIf Secret isn't anonymous, we're all screwed

    If Secret isn't anonymous, we're all screwed

    People have been airing their dirty laundry and slinging shade on Secret -- an anonymous sharing app -- for months now. Who could blame them? It's fun, it's freeing and accountability basically doesn't exist there... or so some may believe. Kevin...
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:53pm -
  • newIndia makes 'liking' blasphemous content illegal

    India makes 'liking' blasphemous content illegal

    India's previously criticized Facebook for not censoring material that was critical of its government, so let's agree that the country has something of a strained relationship with social media. Now, however, the south-west state of Karnataka has...
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:26pm -
  • newCoin's Bluetooth credit card stand-in will reach 10,000 lucky testers this fall

    Coin's Bluetooth credit card stand-in will reach 10,000 lucky testers this fall

    If you're one of the adventurous early adopters who pre-ordered Coin, you might finally get the chance to try it out. To recap: This Bluetooth-enabled piece of plastic acts as a stand-in for up to eight different cards, so that you only have to carr…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • newCould one of these gadgets upgrade your golf game?

    Could one of these gadgets upgrade your golf game?

    With golf season in mid-swing, is your handicap going down, or just your morale? If it's the latter, a few extra lessons might be in order. Given that I write for Engadget (and not Golf Digest) I can't school you, but I can help you with some...
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 11:30am -

CNN Top Stories

  • newMore $ raised for cop than for Brown

    More $ raised for cop than for Brown

    On the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, support for slain teenager Michael Brown has been overwhelming. On the Internet fundraising site GoFundMe, however, Officer Darren Wilson gets more of the backing.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 11:06pm -
  • newU.S. weighs airstrikes in Syria

    U.S. weighs airstrikes in Syria

    American military leaders made clear that defeating ISIS jihadists in Iraq would require going after them in Syria.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 10:59pm -
  • newSt. Louis cop: 'I'm ... a killer'

    St. Louis cop: 'I'm ... a killer'

    A Missouri police officer -- among those tasked with maintaining security in Ferguson -- was put on administrative leave after a video surfaced showing him railing about the Supreme Court, Muslims, the uselessness of hate crimes and his past -- and p…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 10:43pm -
  • newWhere's Officer Wilson?

    Where's Officer Wilson?

    As Ferguson calmed after nights of protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, the question remains: Where's the police officer who pulled the trigger?
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:59pm -
  • newFoley brother: Too little was done

    Foley brother: Too little was done

    The United Nations on Friday condemned the beheading of American journalist James Foley by his ISIS captors as "heinous and cowardly" and said the execution shows the increasing danger to journalists reporting in Syria.
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:25pm -
  • newLeaders weren't told, group says

    Leaders weren't told, group says

    Tensions between Israel and Hamas ratcheted up after the bodies of the three Israeli teens were found in the West Bank.
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:12pm -
  • newWho were the three Israeli teens?

    Who were the three Israeli teens?

    They were teenagers on their way home from school.
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:05pm -
  • newPhotos: Scenes from Gaza battle

    Photos: Scenes from Gaza battle

    - 5 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:29pm -
  • newAnimal carcasses rot at ravaged zoo

    Animal carcasses rot at ravaged zoo

    The sights at the Gaza zoo couldn't be sadder.
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:28pm -
  • newGaza crisis: Who's who in Hamas

    Gaza crisis: Who's who in Hamas

    They call themselves "the resistance."
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:26pm -
  • newWhat Ferguson arrest logs show

    What Ferguson arrest logs show

    Official arrest logs show most of the people arrested in Ferguson, Missouri, protests were from St. Louis area. Half were charged with failure to disperse.
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:24pm -
  • newHamas

    Hamas

    A Hamas official admitted Friday that militants from his group abducted three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June, but the official said the kidnappers did not tell their leaders about the action.
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:07pm -
  • newFerguson cop disciplined for rant

    Ferguson cop disciplined for rant

    An officer assigned to crowd control in Ferguson is relieved of duty after video of controversial remarks surfaces.
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:02pm -
  • new'Big Bang' star on his big new paycheck

    'Big Bang' star on his big new paycheck

    At the end of last season on "The Big Bang Theory," Sheldon finally had to cope with not getting what he wanted in his career.
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:48pm -
  • newChinese fighter jet

    Chinese fighter jet

    A Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes at a U.S. Navy plane this week -- coming as close as 20 feet at one point -- in what the White House called a "deeply concerning provocation."
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:24pm -
  • newChinese jet flies near U.S. Navy plane

    Chinese jet flies near U.S. Navy plane

    A Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes -- one as close as 20 feet -- at a U.S. Navy plane this week, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said Friday.
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:24pm -
  • newRussia convoy called 'direct invasion'

    Russia convoy called 'direct invasion'

    Russia says the trucks were part of a humanitarian convoy. But a senior Ukrainian official says 34 trucks broke away in a "direct invasion."
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:14pm -
  • new'MythBusters'

    'MythBusters'

    "MythBusters" is looking to the future -- and leaving some of its regulars behind.
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:07pm -
  • newEbola

    Ebola

    The West African country of Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that the Ebola outbreak could spread, according to the Senegalese Interior Ministry. The closure includes any aircraft and ships traveling to Senegal from Guinea, Sierr…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:04pm -
  • newIraq mosque massacre: 65 dead

    Iraq mosque massacre: 65 dead

    Kurdish and Iraqi armed forces made gains against ISIS fighters in northeastern Iraq on Friday, taking back several villages as they surrounded the large ISIS-held town of Jalawla, a spokesman for Kurdish forces said.
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:02pm -
  • newWhat makes a movie quote so quotable?

    What makes a movie quote so quotable?

    Screenwriter William Goldman has won two Oscars and written some of the most famous lines in movie history. And he still has no idea why some of his dialogue is part of the national vernacular.
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:53pm -
  • newWhat makes a movie quote so quotable?

    What makes a movie quote so quotable?

    Screenwriter William Goldman has won two Oscars and written some of the most famous lines in movie history. And he still has no idea why some of his dialogue is part of the national vernacular.
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:53pm -
  • newBergen: Should ISIS be paid ransom?

    Bergen: Should ISIS be paid ransom?

    Paying to free terrorist captives has worked for France, say Peter Bergen and Emily Schneider, but carries uncomfortable risks and grim options.
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:49pm -
  • newGingrich: Can Obama handle ISIS?

    Gingrich: Can Obama handle ISIS?

    Newt Gingrich says it's troubling that a vicious group like ISIS can recruit so many young men from Britain.
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:48pm -
  • newQuiz: Do you know your lines?

    Quiz: Do you know your lines?

    movie quotes quiz
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:45pm -
  • newCasting directors: The unsung heroes of Hollywood

    Casting directors: The unsung heroes of Hollywood

    Jon Voight had screwed up.
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:37pm -
  • newGreat cast! Great director! Why did that movie flop?

    Great cast! Great director! Why did that movie flop?

    On the surface, "The Counselor" looked promising.
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:30pm -
  • newConfirmed: Changes at 'MythBusters'

    Confirmed: Changes at 'MythBusters'

    "MythBusters" is looking to the future -- and leaving some of its regulars behind.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:55pm -
  • newEmmy host makes a promise

    Emmy host makes a promise

    Will it be a "Bad" night -- or a "True" one?
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:54pm -
  • newShould nations pay ISIS ransom?

    Should nations pay ISIS ransom?

    Paying to free terrorist captives has worked for France, say Peter Bergen and Emily Schneider, but carries uncomfortable risks and grim options.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:51pm -
  • newSpectacular houses built from scrap

    Spectacular houses built from scrap

    Getting a foothold on the property ladder can be a challenge at the best of times, and the prospects for many of us have been battered further by the global recession.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:48pm -
  • newSunburn damages DNA, body parts

    Sunburn damages DNA, body parts

    CNN's Holly Firfer tells us that getting a sunburn damages key parts of our body, which can lead to skin cancer.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:42pm -
  • newAnswers in the Brown autopsies?

    Answers in the Brown autopsies?

    There are dueling narratives in the death of Michael Brown. Investigators will use autopsies -- now three of them -- to try to get to the truth. But what answers can the autopsies provide?
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:34pm -
  • newVideo shows St. Louis shooting

    Video shows St. Louis shooting

    Anderson Cooper & Chris Cuomo look at new video that's raising questions about a police shooting in St. Louis.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:17pm -
  • newCops: Pair lured Amish girls with dog

    Cops: Pair lured Amish girls with dog

    A puppy was used to lure two Amish girls into a car in upstate New York, with the captors plotting to enslave the sisters, authorities said.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:16pm -
  • newParents turn daughter in for sexting

    Parents turn daughter in for sexting

    A family turned to the local sheriff for help after discovering their 13-year-old daughter was sexting with school boys.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:03pm -
  • new15 amazing natural bridges

    15 amazing natural bridges

    These rocky natural bridges were formed over millennia by flowing waters, which slowly eroded away the rock to create the shape of a bridge. Here are 15 of our glorious favorites from around the world.
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:47pm -
  • newSurgical 'black box' could reduce errors

    Surgical 'black box' could reduce errors

    Inside the operating room, video cameras track every movement. Outside, a small computer-like device analyzes the recordings, identifying when mistakes are made and providing instant feedback to surgeons as they operate.
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:48pm -
  • newUkraine

    Ukraine

    A Russian aid convoy that had been stalled at the border for days was finally moving into disputed eastern Ukraine, headed for the city of Luhansk, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Friday.
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:40pm -
  • newReport: 38 killed in bus crash

    Report: 38 killed in bus crash

    At least 38 people were killed and 41 injured early Friday when two tourist buses crashed in northeastern Egypt, the country's semi-official news website Al-Ahram Online reported.
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:57pm -
  • new50 to Mayweather: Read or pay $750K

    50 to Mayweather: Read or pay $750K

    Rapper 50 Cent said he will donate 750K to charity if boxer Floyd Mayweather reads one page from a "Harry Potter" book.
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:05pm -
  • newSee how fuel burns in space

    See how fuel burns in space

    Astronaut Reid Wiseman tweeted video from the International Space Station of fuel burning in space.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:15pm -
  • newSay buh-bye to seat-back screens

    Say buh-bye to seat-back screens

    Rachel Crane investigates airlines newest cost-cutting measure.
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 11:58am -
  • newFormer Navy carrier on final voyage

    Former Navy carrier on final voyage

    A storied former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is on its final voyage Friday, a slow voyage from Rhode Island to a scrapyard in Texas.
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 11:24am -
  • new'Groundbreaking' photo shoot

    'Groundbreaking' photo shoot

    It was a photo shoot that caught India's attention.
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 11:10am -
  • new500 million-year-old fossils found

    500 million-year-old fossils found

    A 500 million-year-old fossil site in Canada has researchers buzzing across North America. CBC reports
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 10:36am -
  • newBorders closing over Ebola fears

    Borders closing over Ebola fears

    The West African country of Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that the Ebola outbreak could spread, according to the Senegalese Interior Ministry.
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 10:33am -
  • new'Affluenza' teen's father arrested

    'Affluenza' teen's father arrested

    The father of a teen who was sentenced to probation for his role in a deadly drunk driving accident was arrested.
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 10:31am -
  • newWorld's 10 most fun theme parks

    World's 10 most fun theme parks

    What makes a truly fun theme park?
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:50am -
  • newThe week in 35 photos

    The week in 35 photos

    - 18 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:05am -
  • newCharges: Meat from cancerous cows

    Charges: Meat from cancerous cows

    A second former co-owner of the California slaughterhouse involved in a recall of nearly nine million pounds of meat was charged with knowingly processing and distributing meat from cancerous cows, court documents released this week say.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:04am -
  • newRobbery on tape: Is this an inside job?

    Robbery on tape: Is this an inside job?

    Surveillance video shows two masked men attempt to rob a North Carolina business. CNN affiliate WRAL has more.
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:37am -
  • newThe week in 35 photos

    The week in 35 photos

    - 19 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:31am -
  • newDid biker REALLY stick fanciful landing?

    Did biker REALLY stick fanciful landing?

    Motorcyclist crashes and lands HERE? CNN's Jeanne Moos asks did this biker really land on his feet on a car roof?
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:25am -
  • new... Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon too?

    ... Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon too?

    Are Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon done?
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:58am -

Music

  • newMartina McBride, Billy Ray Cyrus Salute the Beatles in L.A.
    Fifty years ago this month, the Beatles met Bob Dylan, tried marijuana for the first time and launched a sold-out tour of the United States. The summer tour took them to 23 different cities, including Los Angeles, where the band played the Hollywood…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:02pm -
  • newWeekend Rock Question: What's the Best MTV VMAs Performance?
    The MTV Video Music Awards air live from the Los Angeles Forum this Sunday night, and as usual, the awards themselves will almost be an afterthought: The big moments will all come from the performances. Everyone remembers the Miley Cyrus/Robin Thick…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:51pm -
  • new'Jimi: All Is by My Side': Photos From the Set of the Hendrix Biopic
    John Ridley earned his first Academy Award this year for his 12 Years a Slave screenplay, and now he's in the director's chair for Jimi: All Is by My Side, a biopic tracing a year in the life of Jimi Hendrix with Outkast's André Benjamin in the ti…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:40pm -
  • newColdplay's Chris Martin Lives 'Big' in 'True Love' Video
    Frontman Chris Martin and actress Jessica Lucas (Evil Dead, Cloverfield) star as sumo-suited "big" ballerinas in the video for Coldplay's third Ghost Stories single, "True Love." The message for the clip, as displayed at the end, is "anything is poss…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:14pm -
  • newGlen Campbell Doc Reveals Man and Musician
    The influential music career and turbulent private life of pop-country entertainer Glen Campbell has been chronicled in the documentary film I'll Be Me, which will be released October 24th in New York and Nashville. Following the performer during his…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:06pm -
  • newBlake Shelton Talks New Single, Haters and Crossover Hits
    With his new single "Neon Light," Blake Shelton is renewing his vows to country music. But he's doing it his own way."The song, the melody, the chorus is so George Jones or George Strait. It really is," the reigning CMA Male Vocalist of the Year…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:55pm -
  • newKathy Griffin Challenges Nicki Minaj to Butt Contest
    Kathy Griffin has issued a challenge to rapper Nicki Minaj – and it involves butts, not ice buckets. "Of course, everyone's talking about that 'Anaconda' video, and it's fantastic," the comedian told The Associated Press in a new interview. "It'…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:41pm -
  • newSongwriter Spotlight: Troy Verges
    Troy Verges humbly credits his success to serendipity. The Louisiana native was a student at Nashville's Belmont University when he saw a flyer posted on a corkboard for an internship at Patrick Joseph Music, which at the time was on a hot streak wit…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:38pm -
  • newBasement Jaxx Turn Up on Energetic, Hopeful New 'Junto'
    When Basement Jaxx first rose to stardom, the duo was unsatisfied with the state of dance music, describing it as "linear" and "close-minded" and giving their debut album a bold title: "Remedy." "Most dance music is very shiny and so robotic," Simon…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:13pm -
  • newMetallica, Arcade Fire Reps Rip NFL’s Pay-for-Play Super Bowl Plan
    The NFL's reported plan to get major pop stars to pay for a coveted halftime appearance at next year's Super Bowl will work only if the pop stars participate. And several outraged music-business sources predict they won't. "Halftime's for sale," says…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:45pm -
  • new20 Best MTV VMAs Opening Performances
    If the Grammys are "music's biggest night," then the MTV Video Music Awards are music's most memorable. For three decades, the VMAs have had an incomparable ability to distill a year's worth of pop music into a single killer ceremony-opening performa…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:25pm -
  • newHear Melvins' 'Brass Cupcake' From Butthole Surfers Collabo LP 'Hold It In'
    Tireless alt-metal upstream swimmers the Melvins are releasing their 24th studio album, Hold It In, this October — a wildly diverse, heavily crunching project that recalls the freewheeling experimentalism of their mid-Nineties Atlantic Records r…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 11:50am -
  • newTexas Star Wade Bowen Announces New Album
    Wade Bowen has made a name for himself in his native Texas, but he's confident that his new self-titled album, out October 28th, will expand his reach beyond the Lone Star State.Over a dozen tracks, Wade Bowen showcases the singer-songwriter's gi…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 11:23am -
  • newHunter Hayes Tour to Kick Off in October
    After posing for numerous selfies with concertgoers in New York Friday morning, Hunter Hayes took the stage for the Today show's Toyota Concert Series, performing "I Want Crazy," "Tattoo" and "Invisible." The four-time Grammy nominee, dressed in…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 11:10am -
  • newMidnite Vultures: Beck and Jenny Lewis Cover 'Da Ya Think I'm Sexy'
    "I don't know if this is legal in the city limits of Seattle," said sonic chameleon Beck Hansen onstage during his Wednesday night show in Redmond, Washington. He didn't light up a joint mid-song or take off his clothes during a set-break – as Con…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 10:14am -
  • newCan Lowell Kill Her Unusual Past and Become a Future Kanye West?
    A month before the release of her debut album, Lowell is feeling pretty good about where her career is headed. "I have a lot of admiration for people like Kanye West and Madonna and David Bowie," says the Canadian artist, 22. "Those are the people…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:57am -
  • newMeth-od Acting: Fake Scott Weiland Poses as Singer After Drug Arrest
    Police arrested a man for shoplifting razors at a Beverly Hills drugstore last month and, when they also found meth on him, he told them they were arresting former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland.The authorities wer…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:40am -
  • Why Henry Rollins Lost Respect for Robin Williams
    Robin Williams' suicide has inspired Henry Rollins to pen a 997-word missive for L.A. Weekly in which he highlights the selfishness of the act. Although he called Williams "a good man" and praised his performances for the USO, he said that he lost re…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 14, 6:52pm -
  • Sturgill Simpson Extends Fall Tour
    Sturgill Simpson continues to tour worldwide and has added several dates to the trek that will continue into the fall. The singer-songwriter, who has a sold-out headlining gig at the fabled Troubadour in L.A., also has numerous club dates throughout…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 14, 6:27pm -
  • Flashback: Watch Metallica's James Hetfield Cover Waylon
    Despite the thrash metal he plays with Metallica, the group's hard-as-nails lead singer James Hetfield has always had a soft spot for certain genres of country music. In particular, he felt a kinship with Waylon Jennings and the "outlaw country" popu…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 14, 5:50pm -
  • Dave Matthews on Willie Nelson: 'He Really Is Revolutionary'
    On September 13th, Farm Aid is returning to Raleigh, North Carolina. Dave Matthews first played the event in 1995 and now sits on its board of directors alongside Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp. Matthews spoke with Rolling Stone for o…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 14, 4:44pm -
  • Bill Kreutzmann Reveals Taj Mahal Team-Up: 'I Want People to Freak Out'
    Last week, the Grateful Dead's Bill Kreutzmann announced that he would be convening a new band, the Locknstep Allstars, to perform on September 5th at the Lockn' Music Festival in Arrington, Virginia. Now, he has revealed the band's lineup, which inc…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 14, 4:22pm -
  • "Let Me Give the World to You"
    This Rick Rubin–assisted Adore outtake is everything the 1998 LP's singles weren't: a straightforward, upbeat pop song in which Billy Corgan has fun rhyming "dest-o-ny" with "soliloquy." It's got all the marks of the Pumpkins' big hits, making the…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 14, 3:45pm -
  • 11 Funniest 'Chelsea Lately' Country Music Interviews
    As an interviewer, Chelsea Handler can hold her own with pretty much anyone, but it seems like something particularly special happens every time she sits down with a country star. With Chelsea Lately wrapping its seven-year run on E! after the August…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 14, 3:41pm -
  • Blacc Hollywood
    This past spring, rap's top weedhead scored a lung-busting hit with "We Dem Boyz," a street anthem unlike anything he'd done before. It was a surprisingly fun departure, but the rest of Khalifa's fifth solo album sticks more closely to his usual form…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Aug 14, 3:40pm -

Sports

  • newSources: Suns make late Love-Bledsoe offer
    With just hours to go before a planned megadeal the would send Kevin Love to Cleveland, the Suns reached out to the Timberwolves to ask once more about the possibility of acquiring Love in a sign-and-trade for Eric Bledsoe, sources told ESPN.com.
    - 51 mins ago, 23 Aug 14, 12:39am -
  • newSource: Surgery to end Machado's season
    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado, who would have been eligible to return from the disabled list on Wednesday, is instead expected to have knee surgery within the week and likely will miss the rest of the season, a source confirmed to ESPN.com
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:56pm -
  • newBarclays: Scott, Tringale lead; Rory surges
    Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the one big prize remaining this year -- a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup prize.
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:45pm -
  • newMan pleads guilty in Cuban player smuggling
    A man accused of masterminding a human trafficking ring pleaded guilty Friday to U.S. extortion charges involving the smuggling of more than 1,000 Cubans, including baseball players such as Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin.
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:31pm -
  • newChiefs lose Stephenson to PED suspension
    Chiefs offensive tackle Donald Stephenson has been suspended for the first four games of this season for violating the league's policy against performance-enhancing drugs.
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 8:06pm -
  • newSource: Red Sox get Castillo on 7-year deal
    The Boston Red Sox landed the services of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, agreeing to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, a team source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes on Friday.
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:50pm -
  • newNFL docks Saints' Graham $30K for dunks
    New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was fined $30,000 on Friday for twice dunking over the goalpost during a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans, it was announced.
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:53pm -
  • newBrowns coach: Two-QB system 'on the table'
    The Cleveland Browns seem to have a backup plan in place for quarterback Johnny Manziel as coach Mike Pettine hinted that the team is exploring ways to get him on the field and that a two-quarterback system "is on the table."
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:09pm -
  • newColleges tapping into beer sales for cash flow
    Some cash-strapped athletic departments outside the Power Five conferences have started to use beer sales as an alternative revenue stream -- and more could soon be following suit.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:44pm -
  • Manziel extends middle finger to Redskins
    Browns quarterabck Johnny Manziel extended his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench after a third-quarter incompletion during Monday night's preseason game.
    - 4 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 10:11am -
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