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What not to buy on Black Friday

Shopping advice is easy to come by. There’s always some site (guilty!) willing to tell you what to buy: “Get this tablet.” “Snap up that smartphone.” “Download this pricey app.” I have no buying advice for you. Instead, I lend my voice to the opposition. Show More Summary

See Stan Lee as a cartoon in his 'Big Hero 6' cameo

LOS ANGELES — Though Big Hero 6 wasn't technically a Marvel movie, the fact that it is based on a Marvel comic all but required that Walt Disney Animation Studios consider two classic Marvel elements: a post-credits stinger and a Stan...Show More Summary

The next deadly disease outbreak could be prevented by veterinarians

New York City's crows were dying. It was the summer of 1999, and Tracey McNamara, then the chief veterinary pathologist at the Bronx Zoo, was growing concerned. The crows were dying in scores — staggering, having seizures, keeling over. Show More Summary

'Jurassic World' trailer arrives in all its deadly hybrid-dinosaur glory

It's back, and it's bigger than ever The trailer for Jurassic World dropped Tuesday (days ahead of its expected Thanksgiving premiere), and it gives us a look at a bigger and better theme park, complete with massive sea monsters and high-tech cars. Show More Summary

Lyft will offer more cash to drivers if they carpool

Want to earn some extra money during your drive to work? Here's one way to do it. Noting that nearly 80% of commuters drive to work solo, Lyft launched Driver Destination, which promises to earn commuters cash — possibly more than $1,000 a month — for sharing their rides to work or running errands. Show More Summary

Vine adds a feature so you'll never miss your favorite videos

Vine upgraded its interface on Tuesday to include a "favorite" option, so you can make sure that you see any and all videos from your most treasured Vine users. The new feature will send a push notification and notify you in your feed when a favorited account posts a video. Show More Summary

Paul Rudd's college hair is a rad '80s dream

Paul Rudd's acting career took off in the '90s, but his hair peaked in the '80s Fans who've followed Rudd's 22-year acting career know that the actor is a time-turning warlock, incapable of aging in any discernible way. Since adolescence, the changing feature of Rudd's appearance is the cut of his dark, flowing mane. Show More Summary

Everyone thinks the Rio 2016 Olympic mascots look like Pokemon

After the terror of the Sochi Olympic mascots — the creatures that looked like the love-children of the Charmin bear and the devil — the world has been poised for an equally eyebrow-raising mascot to helm the 2016 Summer Olympics and...Show More Summary

Experts discuss extreme weather and climate change reporting at the Media Summit

Climate change is a critical discussion in this day and age, and communicating its intricacies can be a challenge. At the Mashable Media Summit we've added a session on telling the stories of climate change in the digital age. The session,...Show More Summary

Twitter launches discounts linked to your credit card

Your Twitter addiction might save you some money starting Tuesday. The company has launched Twitter Offers, which lets marketers run promotions that you can redeem via your credit card. If a Twitter Offer pops up in your timeline, now you can add the Offer to your credit card or debit card. Show More Summary

6 foods exempt from the FDA's strict new calorie count rules

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced stricter calorie count regulations on Tuesday that will require a wider set of American businesses to post calorie information alongside most menu offerings, specifically prepared foods These...Show More Summary

Your East Coast Thanksgiving travel timeline: Rain, snow and delays on Wednesday

If your parents have not called you to tell you that a major storm is coming, and you should leave for home right NOW, then consider this your warning. Traveling on Wednesday from Virginia to Maine is going to be slow, slushy going,Show More Summary

New 'Super Smash Bros.' is the fastest selling Wii U game ever

The newest incarnation of Super Smash Bros. is the fastest selling game on Nintendo's Wii U console, the company reported Tuesday, with almost half a million copies sold in the first three days of release in the United States. Nintendo said 490,000 physical and digital copies of its mash-up character fighting game were sold between Nov. Show More Summary

Hannibal Buress: The comic who came at Bill Cosby and did not miss

LOS ANGELES — It was the cultural equivalent of an action hero walking away from an explosion without looking back: Hannibal Buress has spoken his piece about Bill Cosby, and seems content to leave the billowing mushroom cloud behind. It is simply accepted as fact that Buress' Oct. Show More Summary

Pope Francis calls on Europe to be more accepting of immigrants

Pope Francis used a visit to Strasbourg, France, to deliver a message to the European Parliament on Tuesday, encouraging them to change the way it currently treats immigrants The pontiff, who is the first non-European pope in more than 1,000 years, said Europe needs to craft a unified and fair immigration policy. Show More Summary

Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow curse each other out

Well, shit: Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow reunited Last night, Jimmy Kimmel — a true fan of reuniting the Friends gang — brought Aniston and Kudrow together for a rousing edition of Celebrity Curse Off. The two actresses lobbed "fcks"...Show More Summary

There is not actually a shortage of tech workers

Along with temporary deportation relief for millions, President Obama's executive action will increase the number of United States college graduates from abroad who can temporarily be hired by U.S. corporations. That hasn't satisfied...Show More Summary

Sobering daylight in Ferguson exposes a city in shambles

Daylight shed a sobering light on Ferguson, Missouri, and the surrounding communities on Tuesday after a night of violent protests rocked the city. Tensions quickly rose following the announcement that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown on Aug. Show More Summary

We all need a turkey scooter this Thanksgiving

When it comes to dodging Thanksgiving obstacles, Jimmy Fallon and Tim Allen are masters Allen stopped by the Tonight Show on Monday to take a ride on Fallon's turkey scooter — a Thanksgiving pastime far more pleasant than engaging in...Show More Summary

Bought a dishwasher on Amazon? They have a plumber for you

Amazon wants to deliver plumbers and electricians to your door along with your packages. The online retailer has rolled out a service called Amazon Local Services in New York, Los Angeles and Seattle that recommends handymen, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary

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