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Was the Amazon Fire Phone a Gross Miscalculation?

The Amazon Fire Phone is teetering on the edge of oblivion, and there are signs everywhere. I haven't spotted a single Fire Phone in the wild since it shipped in late July, and Amazon has millions of dollars in unsold inventory. Even...Show More Summary

NYPD: Cops Who Threw Away Gloves in Street Didn't Enter Ebola Patient's Home

Two New York Police Department officers working near the residence of Craig Spencer, the doctor who was diagnosed with Ebola, were spotted Thursday dumping protective gloves and masks into a street corner garbage can — prompting some alarm on social media. See also: Ebola Arrives in New York. Show More Summary

A New 'Harry Potter' Story Is Coming on Halloween

It's neither a trick nor a treat. J.K. Rowling will be releasing a Harry Potter story on Oct. 31, focused on the devil incarnate herself Dolores Umbridge, according to a post on Pottermore on Friday. See also: 'Harry Potter' Fan Theory...Show More Summary

CBS Harnesses Star Power for Instagram 'Takeover'

CBS has enlisted some major star power for a week of special Instagram content Actors from all 21 of the network's primetime series are set to participate in a week-long CBS Instagram takeover, which will begin Oct. 27 and run until Nov. Show More Summary

13 Spectacular Photos of The Partial Solar Eclipse

The moon passed in front of the sun on Thursday, causing a partial solar eclipse visible across North America For Stargazers lucky enough to experience clear weather during the eclipse, the sun appeared to take on a crescent shape, as the moon partially obstructed it from our view. Show More Summary

Don't Try Bending the iPad Air 2 at Home

Bendgate continues with the iPad Air 2, and it's far worse than we've ever imagined. In a new YouTube video that will surely make any tablet owner's knuckles whiten and teeth clench, the latest iPad Air 2 undergoes a bend test to see...Show More Summary

Touchdown Baby Is Sorta Pumped Your Team Scored

Hand signals in sports know no borders, even when it's baby talk. With a name like Ace, it's no surprise that this 9-month-old has taken an early liking to sports. But judging from his reaction, he's probably rooting for the opposite...Show More Summary

Madeleine Albright Just Schooled Conan on Halloween Etiquette

Conan O'Brien's first Twitter fight with a former Secretary of State was a resounding failure. (For him, at least.) The comedian and talk show host had a good ole Internet flame war with Madeleine Albright (albeit one that ended after one exchange), who served as the U.S. Show More Summary

Taylor Swift Thinks Jimmy Kimmel Is a Jerk

Taylor Swift, like most people on the Internet, does not appreciate Jimmy Kimmel's pranks The singer appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live Thursday, and gave the host a piece of her mind for his "twerking girl on fire" prank from last year, calling him a straight-up jerk. Show More Summary

What Do Baseball Players Feel When They Hit a Home Run?

Major League Baseball athletes play it pretty cool and collected. They stroll up to home plate with a wedge of gum between their teeth. They ritually tap the bat a couple of times, sinking down to stare at the pitcher. It's a dance,Show More Summary

Dallas Nurse Nina Pham Is Ebola-Free

Nina Pham, the nurse who contracted Ebola while treating an infected patient in Dallas, is now virus free and will be released on Friday "[National Institutes of Health] officials will brief reporters about the discharge of Nina Pham,...Show More Summary

Heartbreaking Images of Dogs About to Be Euthanized

Taiwanese photographer Yun-Fei Tou has spent the past five years documenting shelter dogs' final minutes of life, right before being euthanized. Through this heart-wrenching series, Tou is hoping that viewers will consider animal rights...Show More Summary

Homer Simpson Blamed for Britain's Obesity Problem

Homer Simpson has been a beer-drinking, donut-eating, generally unhealthy cartoon father for 25 years. Now a British weight loss guru wants him to change. Steve Miller, host of British weight loss reality show Fat Families, thinks Homer Simpson should lose weight and adopt a healthier lifestyle to encourage real, non-cartoon families. Show More Summary

LG's Next Smartphone Is Powered by an In-House Chip

LG announced an octa-core NUCLUN chip on Thursday, a mobile application processor built for “high performance and low energy consumption,” and next-gen LTE networks. See also: LG G3: The Prettiest Smartphone You Can Buy The chip will debut in the company’s new G3 Screen, a 5.9-inch phone resembling the company’s popular LG G3 device. Show More Summary

Spooky Car Wash Prank Will Work You Up Into a Lather

For most of us, the scariest thing about a car wash is the price tag, but this video from Ford gives you another reason to be afraid As a Halloween prank, Ford enlisted some actors in scary masks to swarm people's vehicles inside a car wash. Show More Summary

13 People Who Shouldn't Be Allowed Near Remote-Controlled Vehicles

Put down the batteries and step away from the tiny car. Remote-controlled vehicles are more dangerous than you might think. For starters, you don’t need a license to pick up a remote and start driving stuff. With enough money, anyone...Show More Summary

This Dog Can Do Tricks Better Than Any Human

Trick-or-treating is too easy. Here at Mashable HQ, you have to earn your candy. Jesse the Jack, a talented Jack Russell Terrier with skills (and YouTube views) that put us all to shame, has a new way to trick or treat. See also: 50Show More Summary

World Series Reset: 3 Things We've Learned So Far

The visiting San Francisco Giants dealt the Kansas City Royals their first loss of the 2014 MLB postseason in with a 7-1 whooping in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night. In Game 2 on Wednesday night, the Royals exacted sweet revenge with a 7-2 win over the Giants. Now, the series heads back to San Francisco for Games 3, 4 and 5. Show More Summary

The Great 2014 Senate Tug-of-War: What's at Stake

Have you, by chance, heard that Republicans have a pretty good shot at taking control of the Senate? That seems to be all anyone is talking about heading into the midterm elections that will end on Nov. 4. But what would Republican control...Show More Summary

Strong Winds Make It Really Tough to Land a Plane

Ultimately, everything turned out OK for this TUIfly flight, but the footage of the landing still caused concern for onlookers Strong winds created a challenging situation as the plane came in to land at Madeira Airport in Portugal, on Oct. Show More Summary

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