November 2018

Facebook's election 'war room' is now empty

Facebook’s election ‘war room’ at its Menlo Park headquarters is currently empty.Image: AFP/Getty Images By Karissa Bell2018-11-27 00:40:54 UTC Facebook’s vaunted election “war room” is currently empty, but the social network says that doesn’t mean it’s done fighting election interference.  Bloomberg reported Monday that the so-called war room, the dedicated space at Facebook’s headquarters that served as the company’s ground zero for fighting election interference, had been “disbanded.” Facebook’s war

The best gifts for all you holiday-movie-obsessed filthy animals

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. A gift for that friend who watches “Home Alone” every yearImage: Moviestore/REX/Shutterstock By Shannon Connellan2018-11-26 23:16:46 UTC Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals.  It’s that time of year again. You’re permitted to huddle up on the couch — roast beast from Whoville in one hand,

This trailer for Adult Swim's 'The Shivering Truth' is the freakiest thing you'll see today

By Alison Foreman2018-11-26 23:04:13 UTC [embedded content] And you thought stop-motion animation was creepy on a good day.  From Robot Chicken to Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Adult Swim programming has become notorious for its cartoon insta-nightmares. Their newest series, The Shivering Truth, appears to be shepherding that legacy into a whole new league of horrifying.  Created by Vernon Chatman, an Adult Swim alumnus, the stop-motion project has been described as

A firefighter rescued a cat from the Paradise Fire and she won't leave him alone

By Morgan Sung2018-11-20 00:41:27 UTC Get ready to sob, because this newfound friendship will pull every single heartstring you have.  While raking through debris from the devastating Camp Fire that destroyed Paradise, CA, firefighter Ryan Coleman came across a fluffy gray cat. Deciding that Coleman was her human, the friendly cat scaled his body and settled down on his shoulders.  Already comfortable with her new companion, the cat rode around

Get a PlayStation Plus membership on sale for $20 off

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: Pexels By Kevin BillingsMashable Deals2018-11-19 23:23:50 UTC One of the good things about shopping for a gamer on Black Friday: it’s really easy to find some stocking stuffers. This could include games, a basic headset, extra cables, or even a gift card. One of the best stocking stuffers you can get in

This electric motorcycle runs on 15 parts made via 3D printer

By Sasha Lekach2018-11-19 23:18:07 UTC [embedded content] Ready to upgrade from your e-scooter? The NERA electric motorcycle is a functioning bike that was made using a 3D printer. The only catch — it’s just a “use case” example for a German 3D printing company to show off its material-making skills.  Even if it’s not for sale, it’s an impressive print job from the NOWlab at 3D printer company BigRep. Printed

Save up to $265 on Calphalon pans at Macy's (with promo code) during this massive Black Friday sale

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Shop deals worthy of Black Friday, three full days early.Image: calphalon By Dorothy PittiMashable Deals2018-11-19 23:17:51 UTC It’s officially the time of year where life starts to feel like a big Food Network cooking competition show — starring you as the only contestant. Maybe you’re the master chef of the house, preparing to

'The Cleaners' shows the terrors human content moderators face at work

Delete or ignore.Image: GEBRUEDER BEETZ FILMPRODUKTION By Sasha Lekach2018-11-13 00:21:11 UTC “Out of sight, out of mind” doesn’t work when cleaning out the darkest corners of social media platforms.  That’s what the documentary The Cleaners, which airs Monday night on PBS, reveals about content moderators in the Philippines who are relentlessly bombarded with violent, graphic, and disturbing images and videos. Ahead of the TV release at a San Francisco screening,

Jimmy Kimmel shares childhood drawing of late Stan Lee alongside dozens of stunning fan portraits

Image: bob al-greene / mashable By Alison Foreman2018-11-12 23:35:13 UTC The death of Stan Lee, age 95, has been felt by many, but the loss has been particularly profound for the many fans-turned-artists who were inspired by Lee’s legendary career. In the wake of Lee’s passing, as notes of honor and remembrance have flooded social media, stunning portraits of the renowned comic-book writer have stood out. Many of the tributes