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7 Ancient Generals That Never Lost a Single Battle

There are many famous and quite amazing ancient generals like Caesar, Hannibal or Attila. But not many of them were so good that they were <b>never</b> …

World History

Japanese scientists invent floating 'firefly' light

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese engineering researchers say they have created a tiny electronic light the size of a firefly which rides waves of ultrasound, and could eventually figure in applications ranging from moving displays to projection mapping.<p>Named Luciola for its resemblance to the firefly, …

Japan

‘Black Panther’ Just Keeps Breaking Records

<i>Black Panther</i> (our reviews here and here) has been subverting old tropes and making us add “war rhinoceros” to our genie wishlist, but it’s also been consistently shredding box office records. We already knew it has the highest Rotten Tomatoes rating (97%) of all the Marvel Cinematic Universe …

Erik Killmonger

The 6 wildest quotes from NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch at CPAC

National Rifle Association (NRA) spokeswoman Dana Loesch was fired up on Thursday speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) …

Guns

The Secret To Moving Heavy Stones In Egypt Has Been Discovered, And It Wasn’t Aliens

You’d think that we are smart enough to understand that our ancient friends had the tools to build awe-inspiring pyramids in Egypt. However, the …

Paranormal

Man who used anglerfish stomach to masturbate ends up in hospital

A man who posted step-by-step updates as he pleasured himself with the stomach of an anglerfish ended up in hospital.<p>In a series of posts on …

Fish

R. Kelly Says He's Going to Wakanda, People on Twitter Say Not Today

When Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport tweeted that it'd be offering its first direct flight to Wakanda, the mythical country in which <i>Black …

Black Panther

America: Wakanda for White People

Before most of black America pulled their dashikis over their head and threw kente cloths over their shoulders for the <i>Black Panther</i> premiere, it had …

Black History

Black Panther marks the end of Marvel’s quest for an unpunchable villain

With a little help from Thor and Guardians of the Galaxy<p>Stop me if you’re heard this one before: A hero, after struggling with their newfound powers, has to prove their worth in a battle against a villain who is essentially their doppelgänger. The villain is either flat and unmemorable (and dies), …

Comics

Science Has Finally Explained Why Old-School Hip-Hop Heads Hate Modern Rap

Hip-hop’s generation war has raged almost since its inception. In fact, hip-hop itself grew out of New York teens’ rebellious need to reject their parents’ staid funk and disco tunes and establish their own sound. However, since then, every subsequent generation of rap fans has demeaned and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Black Panther Is Making Conservatives Feel Profoundly Threatened

<b>Warning: contains spoilers.</b><p>Ever since the trailer dropped for <i>Black Panther,</i> giving us our first glimpse into the vibrant, afro-futuristic utopia of …

Black Panther

Every Marvel Movie Villain Ranked from Worst to Best

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been an unprecedented success, the kind that has never been seen in Hollywood. Ten years, 18 films, almost all of …

Marvel Universe

LeBron James Shows Leaders How to Dismantle Personal Attacks with His Brilliant Response to 'Shut Up and Dribble'

Fox News host Laura Ingraham questioned LeBron James' intelligence during an on-air rant, and James responded like a champion.<p>Last week, ESPN released a pre-recorded video featuring NBA stars LeBron James and Kevin Durant with host Cari Champion discussing a range of topics from the NBA All-Star …

Laura Ingraham

The most important stories in Black Panther's comic history

With <i>Black Panther</i> in cinemas now, audiences are getting their first major look at Marvel's premiere black superhero. Chadwick Boseman debuted as …

Comics

Canada indigenous leaders divided over Trudeau's pledge to put them first

While some welcomed the promise to recognize ‘the rights of First Nations’, others saw it as a way to silence negative press<p>Justin Trudeau pledges full legal framework for indigenous Canadians<p>When the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, came to power in 2015, he pledged to mend the broken …

Canada

America First? The U.S. Has a Military Presence in Almost Every Country

At the recent World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, U.S. President Donald Trump reassured the assembled political and business heavyweights …

War

Either this is an amazing Black Panther action figure or someone shrank Chadwick Boseman

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Comics

Lions maul 'poacher' to death in South Africa, leaving 'his head and some remains'

Lions have killed and eaten a man believed to have been poaching animals in a South African nature reserve, leaving behind "his head and some …

South Africa

10 Things You Should Know About The Medieval Crusader State Armies Of Levant

The Crusades allude to a controversial subject that often tends to go beyond historicity of events to account for religious prejudices and political …

World History

Penises can actually shrink by up to an inch - the main reasons why and how to prevent it

Sorry boys, we have some bad news.<p>Penises can actually shrink by up to one inch, and there are a few different reasons why.<p>You can't do much about …

Health

Cold shower benefits: Why icy water may be a good idea

A cold shower in the middle of winter sounds like a terrible idea, but a daily icy rinse may actually have some benefits.<p>Personal trainer Amanda …

Wellness

Boxing will never follow in the footsteps of Formula 1 and fire its 'ring girls' — here's why

"Ring girls" will continue to exist in boxing despite calls to have them banned.<p>Formula 1 announced earlier this week that it will no longer employ promo models, commonly called "grid girls," adding that the organisation doesn't believe the practice resonates with its "brand values" and isn't …

Boxing

Anthony Joshua warned Joe Weller that the toughest part of KSI fight will be ‘getting to the ring safely’

<b>KSI and Joe Weller will finally settle their differences when they meet in the boxing ring on Saturday night – and as fans debate as to who will win,</b> …

Boxing

Is death still frightening if you believe the self is an illusion? An astonishing study of Tibetan Buddhists

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettImagining ourselves as no longer existing is, for most of us, terrifying. Buddhism may offer some reassurance. A central tenet of …

Hinduism

Man wrongfully convicted for rape, murder sues city

A man who served nearly 30 years in prison for a rape and murder he didn’t commit was exonerated by new DNA evidence — and is now suing the …

Crime

How the Teams Behind Black Panther and Infinity War Worked Together to Create a Unified Wakanda

You wouldn’t know it driving through the streets, but in the spring of 2017, two huge Marvel movies were simultaneously shooting in Atlanta. At …

Marvel Universe

Fatal Battle Between King Cobra and Giant Python Ends in Knots

A viral photo, most likely from Southeast Asia, shows a rarely seen encounter.<p>Recently, a lethal battle between two scaly titans ended in a draw, leaving behind a twisted, grisly scene.<p>One of the combatants, a king cobra, lay strangled. The second, a reticulated python, was also dead. Bitten behind …

Air Pollution

Trans Activist Who Confronted Rose McGowan Would Do It Again, 'But Better'

After video of the shouting match between trans activist Andi Dier and Rose McGowan at a Manhattan book store went viral, Dier says that she thinks …

Feminism

WALSH: Satan's Favorite Christians Are The Ones Who Deny That He Exists

There is no better evidence of Satan's existence than the fact that so many Christians in this country deny it. We are a culture where even those who …

Theology

Survey reveals slavery is so inadequately taught in schools that students don't even understand it

Survey reveals slavery is so inadequately taught in schools that students don’t even understand it<p>Woman with slave girl in the mid 19th century, New …

Education