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How a schoolteacher helped create the first black Peanuts character

In 1968, shortly after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., a Los Angeles schoolteacher named Harriet Glickman wrote to Charles Schulz regarding the lack of integration in Peanuts At that time, Peanuts was already one of the most popular comic strips in America — it was also predominantly white. Show More Summary

10 most clichéd tweets about the weather

We've always enjoyed talking about the weather, but now that Twitter's constantly at our fingertips, we like to talk about it even more. No matter how unpredictable the weather can be, you can always predict what people will say about it. Show More Summary

15 Black Friday survival tips from 'The Walking Dead'

The turkey is gone and that can only mean one thing: holiday shopping season has officially begun. Soon, everyone will set out like madmen for Black Friday deals, and you have to be ready if you are going to emerge victorious with the...Show More Summary

Where to score Black Friday travel deals

Everyone wants to get in on the consumer rush to purchase on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and travel companies are no exception. Several hotels and booking sites — and even private jet charters — are offering deals beginning Friday. See...Show More Summary

You can now check which devices are logged into your Google account

Google has launched a new security feature for its users Monday: A Devices and Activity dashboard, letting you know which devices are accessing your Google account The dashboard, available here, shows you a list of all devices active...Show More Summary

How the world lost interest in Kobani

It was the perfect media story: Good versus Evil, frightened civilians hunkering down in a border town besieged by extremist fighters, aerial bombardments easily filmed from the safe vantage point of a nearby hill See also: How the Media's...Show More Summary

11 film sequels that don't exist but probably should

Hollywood is sequel obsessed Dumb and Dumber To marks the third film in that universe, there will be roughly 1,000 super hero movies released in the next 10 years and almost every studio has a major franchised reboot in the works. They...Show More Summary

German Shepherd does not care for his owner's singing in the shower

This pup could use some ear plugs. German Shepherd Maximus howls along with his owner as he sings Eduard Khil's "Trolololo" song. While his owner's voice may be pleasing to our human ears, Maximus does not seem to enjoy the sound ofShow More Summary

Hong Kong police arrest key student protest leaders

HONG KONG — Hong Kong authorities cleared more street barricades from a pro-democracy protest camp in a volatile district Wednesday, part of a two-day operation in which police arrested more than 100 people, including key student leaders. Police...Show More Summary

'Dancing With the Stars' crowned the only winner that made sense

There are instances when a good shocking TV moment will cause viewers delight and joy. But let's be honest, a show like Dancing With the Stars is not one that benefits from surprise finales After weeks of watching stars and pros kill...Show More Summary

Nationwide protests block highways as standoff with police continues in Ferguson

As the protests in Ferguson began slowly Tuesday night, demonstrators nationwide took to the streets en masse clogging major streets and thoroughfares. In New York, roughly 3,000 clogged the Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive, a parkway on the east side of Manhattan. Show More Summary

BlackBerry will pay you to dump your iPhone for a Passport

Here's a holiday deal for you: If you trade in your iPhone 6 for a BlackBerry Passport, the company will basically pay you $50. Starting Dec. 1, BlackBerry will pay customers up to $400 to trade in their iPhones including the 4S, 5, 5C, 5S and 6 models. Show More Summary

Crowdfunding saves life of abandoned paraplegic dog

After five months of traveling, veterinary work and crowdfunding, Leo the paraplegic dog is finally settled in Canada and ready to live the life of a happy pup. While vacationing in Thailand, Meagan Penman found the dog dragging its hind legs on a beach. Show More Summary

Hundreds pour into New York's Union Square in solidarity with Ferguson

Several hundred protesters, carrying dozens of signs in support of Michael Brown, the teenager shot in Ferguson on Aug. 9, gathered in Union Square, Manhattan, on Tuesday evening. The protest seemed to be organized and centralized, though there were a few more vocal protestors on the fringes of the crowd. Show More Summary

iPad had first full year of decline in 2014, report says

The tablet market may be in even worse shape than we thought. When the dust has settled, 2014 is expected to be the first full year iPad shipments have declined each quarter. That's according to a new report from research firm IDC. See...Show More Summary

Students walk out, protestors slam high school over bullying of rape victims

Up to 1,000 demonstrators massed outside the high school in the town of Norman, Oklahoma, on Monday, protesting what they said was the school's failure to protect three teenage rape victims from bullying They were joined when NormanShow More Summary

Jennifer Aniston pranks reporter into thinking she's a terrible person

Hell hath no fury like a Jennifer Aniston bored with press interviews Though the actress has always maintained a friendly demeanor with reporters, she decided to spice up the Horrible Bosses 2 press tour by pranking BBC Radio 1's Chris Stark. Show More Summary

Live updates: Winter storm threatens Thanksgiving travel

A nor'easter is expected to cause problems for holiday travelers in the northeastern U.S. on Wednesday, one of the year's busiest travel days in the U.SMashable covers it live. 3 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW 1. Winter storm warnings, watches and advisories are in effect from North Carolina to Maine. 2. Show More Summary

Sony Pictures data breach may have been an inside job: Report

After a reportedly massive data breach, Sony Pictures appears to remain at the mercy of hackers who have threatened to share "top secrets" with the public. The hack was so wide-reaching that the company's computer system has been completely shut down, according to reports. Show More Summary

Russian state media seizes propaganda opportunity in Ferguson

KIEV, Ukraine – Russia is trolling the U.S. hard over Ferguson. With fresh riots in the Missouri town after a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who shot Michael Brown there in August, the Kremlin, its powerful state...Show More Summary

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