Image: VALENTIN FLAURAUD/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock By Alison Foreman2019-01-21 19:38:57 UTC In the wise words of Yello, “Oooh yeah. The moon is beautiful.”  Western hemisphere skywatchers enjoyed front row seats to a stunning celestial treat Sunday night as the only total lunar eclipse of 2019 arrived in its full glory. An eclipse of similar caliber is not due again until 2022.  “Visible for its entirety in North and South America, this eclipse is

By Shannon Connellan2019-01-21 19:35:18 UTC [embedded content] A brand new teaser for The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part dropped on Sunday, featuring the debut of a character based on Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Although the pioneering Supreme Court Justice didn’t voice the character, USA Today reports she agreed to the use of her likeness — she’ll even reportedly be released as an official Lego figurine for the film’s release. “These

There's a new Impossible Burger, and this time it's gluten-free

Where’s the beef? Not here.Image: Pete Pachal/Mashable By Pete Pachal2019-01-08 01:05:51 UTC Impossible Foods is throwing a new party in your mouth, and this time everyone really is invited. The company debuted a new version of its eponymous burger on Monday, and you can credibly call it an upgrade. In addition to having significantly less fat than beef burgers and zero cholesterol, the new plant-based patty is gluten-free, fixing a

An 18-inch pizza has more pizza than two 12-inch pizzas, and people are losing it

By Morgan Sung2019-01-08 00:29:33 UTC Are you ready for a mindblowing revelation? If you’re splitting pizza with friends, you’ll technically get more bang for your buck by splitting one 18-inch pizza instead of ordering two 12-inch pizzas.  It sounds counterintuitive, but Fermat’s Library did the math: An 18-inch pizza has 254 square inches of “pizza,” while two 12-inch pizzas only have about 226 square inches.  People were understandably confused —

Harley-Davidson just made its first electric motorcycle available for pre-order

Think of the LiveWire as a hog on a vegan diet.Image: harley-davidson By Rachel Kraus2019-01-07 23:39:25 UTC It’s a hog on a diet. Harley-Davidson announced Monday at CES that its all-electric motorcycle, the LiveWire, is now officially available for pre-order. It starts at $29,799 and will begin shipping in August. The iconic motorcycle company first introduced the LiveWire in 2014, but it had been more of a flashy concept than

Blizzard confirms second canonically queer 'Overwatch' character

Soldier 76 is the latest confirmed LGBTQ ‘Overwatch’ characterImage: blizzard By Jess Joho2019-01-07 23:34:31 UTC In a newly released short story, Blizzard confirmed yet another major Overwatch is canonically LGBTQ. And we are ready for him to get a fabulous rainbow skin in the next update. Though Ana is the protagonist of “Bastet,” it was the macho military man Soldier 76 (aka Jack Morrison) who got a bombshell backstory reveal

HTC's new Vive Pro Eye headset features built-in eye tracking

The new HTC Vive Pro Eye headset, which has built-in eye tracking.Image: Karissa bell / mashable By Karissa Bell2019-01-07 23:19:36 UTC HTC’s best VR headset just got a lot more exciting. The company unveiled a new Vive Pro Eye headset, which has eye tracking features built directly in, eliminating the need for external controllers.  Instead of using hand controllers to navigate content, the headset uses “gaze-oriented menu navigation.” In other

This 'Infinity War' tune was the throwback jam of 2018

Hey y’all, prepare yourselfImage: marvel/tidal By Chris Taylor2018-12-31 21:33:32 UTC 2018 was a year that cried out for a simple, effervescent throwback tune we could use to forget our present troubles. No one could have guessed we’d find it in a movie that was all about the successful eradication of 50 percent of humanity.  But that’s exactly what happened this May when Avengers: Infinity War topped the movie charts, and

Mysterious deep space world Ultima Thule already looks weird — and we've only had a glimpse

Ultima Thule as an elongated blob.Image: nasa/jhapl By Mark Kaufman2018-12-31 21:17:41 UTC Ultima Thule — an uncharted world over 4 billion miles away — is coming into view. On Monday, planetary scientists released a fuzzy image of Ultima Thule, snapped the day prior by the New Horizons exploration spacecraft from some 1.2 million miles away. Previously, New Horizons swooped by Pluto in 2015, capturing the icy, mountainous world in unprecedented

Taylor Swift was the most influential person on the platform, according to Brandwatch. Here’s how the singer pulled it off, as well as who else on Twitter was highly influential this year.  Read more… More about Twitter, Mashable Video, Taylor Swift, 2018, and Influencers Go to Source Author:Ryan Sedmak Powered by WPeMatico