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Australian cricketer collapses face-first after ball hits his head

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is in a critical condition after being smashed in the head with a cricket ball. The distressing moment happened in the Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales on Tuesday afternoon at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Show More Summary

Eating with John Chow – Prix Fixe Lunch At Fig & Olive

Fig & Olive is a chain of high-end restaurants founded by Laurent Halasz. The restaurant has done very well catering to the fine-dining foodies, and has grown to four locations in New york, one in Chicago, one in LA, and […]

No indictment for Ferguson cop who shot Michael Brown

Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in August, will not be indicted on any charges, a St. Louis County grand jury decided Monday. The grand jury had the option to indict Wilson on a variety...Show More Summary

? Thanks Pablo

via SFGate:   Vasquez finally notified the Giants at about 2:20 p.m. PDT that Sandoval had chosen Boston. Sandoval also phoned Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans to tell him personally.   “It was somewhat of an emotional phone call,” Evans said. “He was overwhelmed with this process but said he was ready for a […]

? Linked: “SF Distraught over our now obsolete panda gear”

via TheBoldItalic: Looks like Pablo Sandoval is on his way out of San Francisco after he decided he liked Boston’s money better than the nearly identical sum of money the Giants offered him (5 year contract worth $95-$100 million). But hey, maybe Pablo is tired of clam chowder in SF and wants to go to Boston […]

The worst things people do on airplanes, ranked

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and the Sunday after, are typically the worst travel days in the U.S. all year. And this year is no exception. Airlines for America, an industry trade group, projects 24.6 million passengers will take to the skies between Nov. Show More Summary

Pie Face crumbles and Australians don't know what to do at 4am

The Australian fast-food pie joint, Pie Face, which had the daunting task of trying to embed our weird pie habits into New York City has decided it is all too hard Last week the company, which as founded in Sydney in 2003, announced it had gone into voluntary administration, according to Smart Company. Show More Summary

'Wonder Woman' movie gets a wondrous woman director

LOS ANGELES — Well, throw a lasso around us and demand the truth if Warner Bros. didn't just hire a woman to direct Wonder Woman. Though it considered men for the job, too, the studio had telegraphed that it wanted a female helmer for its DC Comics franchise spinoff starring Gal Gadot as Diana Prince. Show More Summary

Dogs recreating your favorite Disney movies is a dream come true

There are few moments in life when your soul will feel complete — watching this video will be one of those moments In the name of humanitarianism, the good people at Oh My Disney have dressed up dogs as classic Disney characters andShow More Summary

Lyrics may land rapper in California prison

A rapper is facing 25 years to life in a California prison — because the district attorney's office in San Diego says his lyrics inspired nine gang shootings. Brandon Duncan, a 33-year old rapper who also goes by the name Tiny Doo, will stand trial starting Dec. Show More Summary

All 17 videos from Beyoncé's fifth album are now on YouTube

Beyoncé must be feeling generous. Monday marked the moment when she finally put her fifth studio album on Spotify, 11 months after it debuted in December 2013 The album was accompanied by an unprecedented release of 17 music videos on...Show More Summary

6 smart productivity strategies for business travelers

Just because business travelers are out of office, doesn't mean they're not at work. According to Expedia, 39% of business travelers say they spend more time working on the road than they do in the office. That statistic was likely much...Show More Summary

Yik Yak Raises $62 Million, Valued at $300 to $400 Million

The college-centric anonymous messaging app Yik Yak has raised $62 million, valuing the company at $300 to $400 million, reports The Wall Street Journal. Investors are betting on two trends: anonymity and messaging. Sequoia Capital led the investment. Show More Summary

An artist totally reimagined what U.S. dollar bills should look like

Sorry, George. Sorry, Abe. U.S. currency was long overdue for a face lift. As part of his Master's thesis at the Basel School of Design, American artist Travis Purrington revamped bills with a more modern twist. See also: Norway's new...Show More Summary

Native Alaskan fables are now an endearing video game

In upper Alaska, after the day's work was completed and supper had been eaten, it was time for those around the fire to lean close and listen. It was time to share a story. Storytelling is the timeless art of the of the Iñupiat people, who have lived in northern Alaska for thousands of years. Show More Summary

The charitable causes Americans care about most

As Giving Tuesday approaches on Dec. 2, marking the third annual global effort to kick off the holiday giving season, people around the world are deciding how to donate their money and time to causes, charities and nonprofits According...Show More Summary

The 'Super Mario World' theme song played on floppy drives is just bananas

Move over, chiptunes. There is an even geekier way to capture the 8-bit tunes of gaming yesteryear. YouTuber MrSolidSnake745 played one of the most iconic songs from Super Nintendo's Super Mario World — "Athlete's Rag" — on eight floppy...Show More Summary

Report: Former Tinder execs launch Bumble, a dating app that looks like Tinder

A Tinder cofounder and VP who left the company is reportedly gearing up to launch a new "respectful" dating app, Bumble Whitney Wolfe left Tinder and sued the company's CMO, Justin Mateen, who was also her ex-boyfriend for alleged sexual harassment. Show More Summary

Mashable Media Summit: Learn how digital changed modern storytellers' lives

The Mashable Media Summit is less than two weeks away, and we've recently added several new storytellers. We're excited to share our latest lineup with you. Coco Rocha, supermodel and author of Study of Pose: 1,000 Poses by Coco Rocha,...Show More Summary

Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch and Kelly Reilly officially join 'True Detective'

The cast of True Detective is finally set, and cameras are rolling. More than two months after confirming Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn's roles in the second season of the Emmy-winning television series, HBO has officially announced...Show More Summary

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