2018

BowWOW: Snapchat just released dog-friendly lenses

The future is bark.Image: Fernando Trabanco Fotografía / getty By Jack Morse2018-12-24 19:56:21 UTC That most modern of dilemmas — not being able to employ the full algorithmic might of Snapchat lenses on your canine companion — has finally been resolved.  That’s right, as of Monday, the feature that you historically used to make yourself look like your dog can now be used to make your dog look like …

Kevin Spacey tweets bizarre video after sexual assault charge

What.Image: Daniel Zuchnik / getty By Jack Morse2018-12-24 19:22:27 UTC Hot damn 2018, we didn’t think you could get any weirder. But oh man, were we ever wrong. In what has to be one of the most bizarre PR moves of all time, disgraced actor Kevin Spacey released a three-minute YouTube video in which he appears to role play as Frank Underwood — his former part on House of Cards

Explaining the deadly volcanic tsunami that hit Indonesia

Two children walk past a damaged car on Dec. 24, 2018  after a tsunami hit the Carita, Banten province in Indonesia.Image: Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images By Jack Morse2018-12-24 17:35:49 UTC Hundreds are dead, with more missing, following a tsunami that took the Indonesian coast by surprise on Dec. 22.  But this was no typical tsunami. Rather, it was a volcanic tsunami, and understanding what that means may help explain

15 festive yule log videos perfect for every type of person

By Amanda Luz Henning Santiago2018-12-24 14:00:00 UTC Ah, the yule log!  A time-honored American tradition, the yule log first began in 1966, when local New York news station WPIX had a 90 minute-long slot it needed to fill on Christmas eve, according to Quartz.  The station’s president suggested filling the time with footage of a burning log with holiday music looming in the background, as a kind of Christmas card

All hail the drag Hormone Monstress dancing to 'bubble bath'

By Morgan Sung2018-12-18 00:53:58 UTC Bubble baths are everything, and this drag queen gets it. Connie, the chaotic Hormone Monstress from Big Mouth who loves a good, hot bubble bath, is the mentor we all wish we had during puberty. Drag queen Miss Toto brought the animated walking disaster to life in an incredible performance in Miami.  In the viral video posted to Twitter, Miss Toto opens her number with

This Snapchat screenplay is the most wanted in Hollywood right now

From the very small screen to the very big one.Image: LightRocket via Getty Images By Rachel Kraus2018-12-17 22:55:56 UTC A screenplay about the birth of Snapchat has just been crowned the most-liked script to make the rounds in Hollywood this year, according to an annual industry list. It’s called Frat Boy Genius, and is a fictionalized docu-drama about Evan Spiegel and the creation of Snapchat.  Frat Boy Genius earned the

Send your exes' worst texts to  SheRateDogs and laugh through the pain

“Dump him.”Image: Bettmann Archive/getty images By Morgan Sung2018-12-17 22:09:41 UTC There are few places more supportive than a public bathroom full of drunk girls, and SheRateDogs is the digital version of that. If you’ve ever had the beautiful experience of being in a women’s restroom in a bar or club, you’ll understand how emotionally validating total strangers can be. Random women will bombard you with compliments on your makeup, helpfully

UPS is getting dragged for a super Scrooge-y tweet

UPS played the Grinch card on Twitter and faced quite a backlash.Image: Getty Images By Marcus Gilmer2018-12-17 14:06:00 -0800 We’re not sure who slipped something nasty into UPS’s egg nog on Sunday, but the shipping company is facing backlash over a tongue-in-cheek tweet that went a bit too far into Grinch territory. The now-deleted tweet was posted Sunday afternoon and read like something Scrooge McDuck would dictate.  Image: mashable screenshot

We have a lot to learn from Megan Fox's #MeToo comments

Megan Fox feels excluded from #MeToo. That matters.Image: Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images By Jess Joho2018-12-11 00:23:55 UTC There’s a lot to celebrate about the voices amplified by #MeToo. There’s also a lot to learn from the voices who still feel uninvited to speak or unheard when they do. In a new interview with the New York Times, former Transformers star Megan Fox addressed why she hasn’t joined the numerous other