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Adorable giant panda is having a better snow day than you

As winter creeps up and leaving the house becomes progressively more treacherous, we all need a pick-me-up. Da Mao, a giant panda at the Toronto zoo, is here to save the day He could hardly contain his excitement and took full advantage of his #Snovember snow day. Show More Summary

Politicians gear up for 2016 after Obama's immigration announcement

U.S. President Barack Obama's Thursday night address to the nation announcing his executive actions on immigration reform captured national attention and drew an instant response from politicians. Republicans criticized Obama for changing...Show More Summary

Watch Kim Kardashian blow snow out of her butt

Here, ladies and gentlemen, is one of the only good things that Jimmy Kimmel has contributed to the Internet: Kim Kardashian blowing snow out of her butt Since Los Angeles doesn't have snow (they have celebrities instead), Kimmel decided to turn Kim K.'s bootylicious Paper Magazine cover into a snowblower. Show More Summary

Mark Ruffalo and Stephen Merchant play boozy musical chairs

Jimmy Fallon just made musical chairs infinitely more entertaining — and alcohol-filled On Thursday's Tonight Show, Fallon introduced the game Musical Beers to the world. Think red solo cups filled with beer in the place of chairs Mark...Show More Summary

The ugly Christmas sweater business is worth millions

As an avid sports fan and the owner of Forever Collectibles, a sports memorabilia company in Somerset, N.J., Michael Lewis has seen his share of over-the-top apparel. Still, he wasn’t prepared for what he encountered last Dec. 20, when he came to work and found dozens of employees wearing garish sweaters covered in lights, bells, and ornaments. Show More Summary

From Bottom Burn to Bonkle, new map shows Britain's rudest place names

LONDON — We've always known Britain had some odd and often rude place names, but this is ridiculous. A new map has collated all of the more — shall we say — challenging names across the country, taking out the conventional towns and cities, and leaving just the more profane. Show More Summary

A bus powered by human poop is up and running in the UK

Ms. Frizzle would be so proud. A bus powered by biomethane gas, which is generated through the treatment of human and food waste, made its maiden voyage in England this month. So, essentially, it's a poop bus. It runs on poop. See also:...Show More Summary

Not all drones are created equal

This post follows "An Illustrated History of the Drone," Mashable's first animated mini-documentary about the history of drone technology. On Nov. 20, we hosted a Google Hangout with Peter W. Singer, top-notch strategist and senior fellow...Show More Summary

New Mexico lawmakers concerned about Spaceport America's future

New Mexico, which has invested $218.5 million into the future of space tourism, is concerned about the viability of Spaceport America. Lawmakers grilled New Mexico Spaceport Authority executive director Christine Anderson on Thursday...Show More Summary

An arsonist threatens hipster wonderland in 'Portlandia' Season 5 trailer

Drama is brewing within the the hipster fantasy world of Portlandia The "Epic Trailer" for Season 5 dropped Thursday, bringing with it new guest stars, including Vanessa Bayer, Seth Meyers, Olivia Wilde, Jane Lynch and even Oscar the Grouch. Show More Summary

Obama literally runs back into the White House because he forgot his BlackBerry

President Barack Obama left the White House on Friday morning, bound for Las Vegas, and nearly left behind the thing he cares about most — Kevin! No, the president nearly forgot his BlackBerry. The president boarded Marine One on the South Lawn around 10:30 a.m. Show More Summary

Theme parks are trying incorporate tech to lure you off the couch

ORLANDO, Florida — Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days. They need to lure you, the American guest, off your sofa with your high-resolution, interactive video games and into...Show More Summary

Yemen's Al Qaeda branch denounces ISIS on Twitter

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's al-Qaeda branch on Friday denounced the Islamic State group for declaring a caliphate on territory it seized in Syria and Iraq and for aggressively seeking to expand its area of influence. The al-Qaeda Yemeni...Show More Summary

Passengers stuck on Eurostar trains for 8-plus hours tweet their misery

LONDON — It was a very long night for hundreds of Eurostar passengers after a power cut left them stranded for more than eight hours Two trains were halted late Thursday due to the technical difficulties, including a train from Brussels...Show More Summary

The midseason finale of 'Scandal' was absolutely insane

In the shocking midseason finale of Scandal, there's no more basking in the sun — as Olivia put it: "The sun went down a long time ago, and it's not coming back up" — as everything implodes Cyrus' secret is out. Rowan seeks to take down anyone who threatens his future. Show More Summary

New Beyoncé songs leaked online: Bow down and listen

This is not a test. Feel free to ring the alarms. Two new Beyoncé songs, "7/11" and "Ring Off," leaked in full Thursday night, just a day after a snippet of "7/11" began circulating online. See also: Beyoncé earned more than any other...Show More Summary

Mattel apologizes for controversial Barbie book, pulls it from online stores

Mattel apologized on Wednesday for the Barbie children's book that was widely deemed sexist for its portrayal of a female engineer who needs the help of two men to do her job, and pulled the book from online stores The company posted...Show More Summary

Thanksgiving fails to make you extra thankful for your family

Thought your family was nuttier than pecan pie? Turns out for every weird uncle or annoying cousin you have at Thanksgiving dinner, Twitter has a plethora of awkward stories to one-up your family. And thanks to Jimmy Fallon and #Thanksgivingfail,...Show More Summary

Every important midseason TV date in one calendar

All your favorite TV shows are taking a break, but fret not — they will be back. And when the shows return, they'll have some new friends with them Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder have already taken their bows for 2014, and next week, Gotham, The Flash and more will do the same. Show More Summary

Roadside bandits steal cooler full of Ebola blood in Guinea

CONAKRY, Guinea — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi van in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus. See also:...Show More Summary

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