Paris Hilton’s final tweet of 2017 is a nod to her ‘Simple Life’ days

January 13, 2018

That's hot.Image: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Photo Butler As 2017 fizzled and faded away to all of our great relief, Paris Hilton had one final parting message. One that might just make you choke on your champagne.  SEE ALSO: Paris Hilton claims that she and Britney Spears invented the selfie, but no one really believes her True to Paris form, the tweet began with a bit of a tease: “Before…


YouTube star Logan Paul is under fire after filming apparent suicide victim

January 5, 2018

Logan Paul is under fire.Image: Mary Clavering/Young Hollywood/Getty Images YouTube star Logan Paul has issued an apology for posting a video containing footage of an apparent victim of suicide, but it might not be enough for some. In the now-removed video, the 22-year-old vlogger visited Japan’s Aokigahara forest on the northwestern flank of Mount Fuji. The forest’s name translates to the “Sea of Trees” but is known internationally as the…


An open letter from the guy at the party who is just kinda hanging out in the kitchen by himself right now

August 6, 2017

Image: mashable composite; Shutterstock Hey guys, its me. The dude who is just kinda hanging in the kitchen by himself right now. I’ve been in here for so long now that if I even tried to rejoin the party at this point it would just be extremely weird. Trust me, I wish I wasn’t in here, too. This really sucks and I don’t know what to do. SEE ALSO: A…


This hackathon wants to help destigmatize the sex tech industry

June 12, 2017

In a pitch presentation that capped off hours of collaboration at New York’s first SexTech Hackathon, the subject turned to a decidedly unsexy scenario: Parents talking to their kids about sex. “How can we foster a safe environment at home for children having conversations about sexual education with their parents?” asked one of the hackathon’s more than 40 participants during a pitch presentation for what would become the event’s winning…


Dear tech bros, please stop with your gimmicky dating apps

May 30, 2017

Image: vicky leta / mashable Dating apps are totally out of control. And, we only have tech bros to blame. As an online dater, I’ve had enough of the never-ending barrage of new, gimmicky dating apps from the tech world. For the love of all that is swipe-able, please make it stop. SEE ALSO: The New Language of Dating, Analyzed Currently, not a single week goes by without the launch…


Nicki Minaj explains what accomplishment she is most proud ofand no, it has nothing to do with music

May 22, 2017

Image: Getty Images Earlier this month, Nicki Minaj treated her fans with a Twitter spree that paid off student loan debt and tuition costs of students who needed helpbut it seems the generous move was just the tip of the iceberg. On Saturday, the rapper shared that she has also been contributing to an unnamed hamlet in India, helping develop various aspects to improve day-to-day life in the village. SEE…


These game-changing solar panels are cheap and can be printed

May 21, 2017

Despite places like Australia being bathed in sun, the cost of traditional silicon-based solar cells hasn’t inspired people to buy, buy, buy. But what if you could make the technology cheaper and produce it at a higher scale? Some believe that printed solar is the way forward. SEE ALSO: Meet the company vying to take on Tesla in clean energy Leading the charge is Paul Dastoor from the University of…


Teens sign up to confirm the obvious: You don’t want to get pepper-sprayed in the face

May 18, 2017

A group of teens willingly stood against a wall and got a dose of pepper spray to the face as a part of a criminal technology course at Barberton High School in Ohio. “Stop resisting, please comply,” the instructor can be heard saying before spraying each teen directly in the face. Barberton City Schools Superintendent Patricia Cleary said in a phone call that the career tech class is sanctioned through…


This app claims to tell you if someone’s into you by reading your texts

May 17, 2017

Image: ambar del moral / mashable Text messages are the currency of modern-day courtship. But, when the texts start to become scarce, many of us search for signs of a relationship’s demise. SEE ALSO: Seduce people using this slow dating app if you have time Instead of passing around your phone over brunch with friends, how about getting an app to overthink and analyse your text messages for you? Crushh…


Bjrk would really like Bill Gates to clean the oceans. Can you do that, Bill?

May 11, 2017

Image: Carlos Tischler/REX/Shutterstock If Bjrk sings in the forest and no one’s there to Instagram it, well, everything’s going great. The legendary musician outlined a pretty simple tweak she’d like see in human behavior to Pitchfork and suggested occasionally taking a breather to check out some trees and “do shit” instead of scrolling through Facebook. “Maybe there are a lot of kids now who dont know how to walk in…