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We Visited the San Francisco Cable Car With Hyperlapse

Instagram’s latest standalone app is a wonderful tool for mobile filmmakers. The app, Hyperlapse, uses the phone’s gyroscope to stabilize time-lapsed videos into smooth cinematic creations — all at the palm of your hands. Unlike Instagram, this app doesn’t come with a filter. Show More Summary

Billy Crystal Remembers Robin Williams At The Emmys [Watch]

At the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards last night, Billy Crystal paid a special tribute to Robin Williams, calling him “the brightest star in the comedy galaxy.” Robin Williams passed just two weeks before the Emmys took place. He spent 4 decades in comedy and was remembered in a touching and heartfelt way. Crystal shared stories […]

Hyperlapse: New Instagram App Makes Time-Lapse Videos Easy

In order to make a cool looking time-lapse video you need patience, a good plan, and some nice photo-editing software… Or Instagram’s new app Hyperlapse. Well, Hyperlapse doesn’t actually create a time-lapse videos (time-lapse videos typically use an immobile camera and are taken over long period of time) but the new app does create a […]

Benefit's Mascara Ad Winks at All Your Favorite '90s Nostalgia

It's not ladies' night without big hair, acid wash jeans and tons of hot pink lipstick. Comedian Anjelah Johnson, also known as Bon Qui Qui from MADtv, stars in a remix of Montell Jordan's 1995 hit "This Is How We Do It" to promote a...Show More Summary

How to Fill 100 Water Balloons in One Minute

Josh Malone, we salute you The Plano, Texas-based genius (and dad) just came up with a way to fill 100 water balloons in under a minute See also: 5 Debunked Outdoor DIY Hacks From Pinterest Elliott gives his take on the newest episode of Mashable Minute Last week, Kermit the Frog told us about his favorite songs from summer 2014. Show More Summary

This Metal Suit Can Withstand Fireworks

Inventor and internet stuntman Colin Furze—known for building a mobility scooter that can reach 72 miles per hour, automatic Wolverine claws and other gadgets inspired by the X-Men franchise — has now made a firework-resistant suit And,...Show More Summary

14 Unique Hotels for an Extraordinary Vacation

Nobody sets out for an ordinary vacation, so your accommodations should never be plain. From luxurious golden palaces in Abu Dhabi to refurbished vintage trailers in the American Southwest, there's an unusually extraordinary hotel for...Show More Summary

Wisdom Teeth Plus Ice Bucket Challenge Equals Win [Watch]

Meghan Waterman has steamrolled the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. When people say this is the BEST one yet… they have to be talking about this video. Easily surpasses any celebrity video. Meghan didn’t need millions of dollars or a bucket for that matter, all she needed was to get her wisdom teeth out, a lot of […]

Verne Troyer And Robert Pattinson Just Changed Up The Ice Bucket Challenge Game In A Serious Way [Watch]

August 20 was a great day for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Unless you have spent the past few weeks under a heavy, no wifi, rock, you know what the Ice Bucket Challenge is and what it stands for. Both Verne Troyer and Robert Pattinson uploaded their own Ice Bucket Challenge videos and needless to […]

Goliath Grouper Gobbles Up a 4-Foot Shark in 1 Bite

Shark Week may be over, but clearly, not everyone got the message. A group fishing off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida, accidentally hooked a 4-foot-long blacktip shark, but lurking in the waters below was an even bigger catch:Show More Summary

Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Go “Barely Legal” With Julia Louis-Dreyfus In Emmy Promo [Watch]

For those Breaking Bad fans that have been in denial the show is over or have been seriously missing the Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul duo, this hilarious new Emmy promo will keep those feelings alive and put a smile on your face. Sponsored by Audi of America, this 6 minute promo features the beloved […]

New Services Enable Fans to Pay Creators Directly

The Internet is a massive revenue-generating machine, but without content, the whole model falls apart. Creative people can participate in revenue sharing on YouTube, but it’s a fairly limited way to make money. New services like ChangeTip...Show More Summary

Billy Crystal Will Honor Robin Williams At the Emmy Awards

Robin Williams will be honored at Monday's Emmy ceremony with a tribute led by his longtime friend, Billy Crystal, the award show's executive producer Don Mischer said Wednesday. Singer Sara Bareilles, who last week dedicated a songShow More Summary

Don Pardo Was an 'SNL' Legend and the Voice of NBC

Don Pardo died Monday, robbing the world of the booming baritone voice that introduced us to legions of comedians and actors The legendary TV and radio announcer, 96 at the time of death, was best known for working on Saturday Night Live, as the iconic voice that opened the show every week. Show More Summary

Taylor Swift Releases “Shake It Off” Music Video, Fun Anthem Or Perpetuating Stereotypes? [Watch]

sigh With under 24 hours of being on the internet, Taylor Swift’s single off her upcoming album, 1989, and the accompanying music video for “Shake It Off” have been getting the most ridiculous mixed reactions. First off, whatever you think about the song and the video, the public should get used to it because this […]

The Myo Armband Can Make Google Glass Truly Hands-Free

Smart glasses like Google Glass can be extremely useful for many jobs. Doctors, repairmen, even firemen — wherever there's a profession that sometimes requires crucial information without sitting at a desk or holding a tablet, wearable...Show More Summary

These Are the Biggest Android Tablets You Can Buy

How big do you like your tablet? If you're designing a kid-friendly device that can be used as an easel, learning resource and game platform, the answer is probably: roughly Monopoly-board big. No, 10 or even 12 inches isn't going to do it for you. Show More Summary

This Corgi Getting a Massage Is All You Need Right Now

Everyone knows cats love massages, but corgis like a deep tissue rubdown just as much. With his half-open eyes and unwillingness to move, this cute corgi totally digs his pooch pampering session. Stay chill, corgi If Michael Bay Ruined...Show More Summary

Native Advertising is a Force for Good

People question the ethics of advertisers creating content and putting it alongside editorially-driven content (see AdAge article). Journalists turn their noses up at native articles produced by writers in their own media company (see this thoughtful article from David Weinberger)....

84 Strangers in 11 Countries Helped Solve 1 Rubik's Cube

Solving a Rubik's Cube is hard enough as a one-person activity. So when 84 strangers, one monkey and one snake spanning 11 countries manage to make it work, it deserves the attention of the Internet Recent Harvard graduate Nuseir Yassin...Show More Summary

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