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Baby Squirrel Recovers From Pneumonia and Stars in Adorable Newborn Photoshoot

A few months ago, a tiny baby squirrel was found frozen and laying still on the ground in the front yard of a home in Jacksonville, Florida. …

Cute Animals

Oh My God, Check Out This Amazing Baby Gorilla

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo celebrated the birth of a male baby western lowland gorilla on Sunday—the first time in nine years that staff at the …

Cute Animals

8 Fantastic French Beauty Products You Can Find on Amazon

If you’ve ever wanted to try French skincare but can’t exactly get yourself to France, then you’re in luck. You can find the best (and the most …

France

A Baby Orangutan Calmly Grips His Caretaker’s Arm While She Gives Him a Warm Bath in the Sink

A baby orangutan at a rescue center very calmly held on to his human caretaker’s arm as she gave him a bath in the sink. Even though the caretaker …

Cute Animals

How to Grab Screenshots and Video From Apple TV Using Your Mac

Apple doesn't go out of its way to advertise the fact, but it's perfectly possible to connect a Mac to a fourth-generation Apple TV or later and grab screenshots and video output from the set-top box. In this article, we'll show you how it's done.<p>Note that this method can't be used to record …

Smart TV

50 great Mitch Hedberg jokes on what would've been his 50th birthday

Not by the late '90s and early 2000s, when he was peaking as a standup comic, and appeared to have stumbled onstage moments after rising from a …

This Vegan Portuguese Kale Soup Will Cure What Ails You

Whenever I’m craving comfort food, I make a big pot of vegan kale soup. Growing up, it was a cure-all remedy in our house. Winter wind just a little too cold? Make the soup. Schoolyard bullying got you down? Mom made the soup. It was also our food of celebration. When my grandma came into town …

Food Preservation

Suze Orman and Stanford agree on the new retirement age

If you want a secure retirement, you may have to rethink when you plan on leaving the workforce.<p>Load Error<p>According to personal finance maven Suze …

Stanford analyzed 292 retirement strategies, says this one is best

When you're ready to retire, how can you be sure you'll have enough money to last? And what's the best way to withdraw your savings over the …

This Under-the-Radar Beach Town Is Mexico’s Next Great Destination

As we reach the outskirts of Puerto Escondido, my driver grins and gestures with his chin for me to look in the rearview mirror. Just above the …

The Best Frozen Veggies from Trader Joe's

I could wax poetic about my favorite Trader Joe's finds all day long (currently cannot get enough of the Mixed Nut Butter!), but beyond the snacks, …

Healthy Eating

21 Ideal Date Night Spots in Brooklyn

Eater recently rounded up the bars that are ideal for a first date in Brooklyn — a list of dimly lit venues that are well populated and fun. But when it comes to dates nine, 14, 22, and 37, most of what makes a venue ideal for a date changes, and doting couples are looking for places that feel …

Ice Cream

What A Vegan Bodybuilder Eats Every Day | Women's Health

Most people don't think of the terms "vegan" and "bodybuilding" as remotely related. After all, how do you bulk up eating kale and sweet potatoes? Well, you might want to rethink your idea of bodybuilding.<p>Meet Natalie Matthews, a professional bodybuilder who’s powered by tofu. She’s also a …

3 Drugstore Skincare Products Dermatologists Use on Their Own Skin

While we'd love to fill our bathrooms with expensive, designer skincare products, our reality often has us headed to the corner drugstore. But just …

Exclusive Video: Cesar Millan Shares Three Tips for a Happy, Well-Balanced Dog

Sorry, pups, he doesn't mention unlimited treats.<p>As pet owners — or pet parents, if you prefer — we naturally want to keep our furry friends happy. …

Pets

These Are the 10 Trader Joe's Products 1 Fitness Editor Can't Live Without

Getting the Trader Joe's logo tattooed on my wrist wouldn't seem like a crazy idea to me. That's how <i>obsessed</i> I am with this store! The closest one is just under 25 minutes from me, and it's completely worth it. Without fail, I hit it up once a week, and here are the staples I buy.<p><b>Nuts and Seeds:</b> …

Healthy Eating

Amazon's new furniture line Rivet is here to compete with Ikea and West Elm

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Wall Art

Opinion: Your 401(k) plan could be a gold mine if you do these two simple things

President Trump has made it clear that he wants no change to the tax advantages of 401(k) and similar retirement accounts, ending an uproar from …

Stock Markets

Apple invites Upgrade Program members to ‘get a head start on your upgrade to iPhone X’

We’re fully expecting the iPhone X pre-order and launch period to be chaotic, and Apple wants its iPhone Upgrade Program members to have the smoothest experience possible. For that reason, Apple is pushing IUP members to ‘get a head start on your upgrade to iPhone X’ starting Monday, October 23, …

The 7 Best Vegan Items From Trader Joe's, According to an Employee

We came across a very exciting, vegan-focused "Ask Me Anything" this morning: the Reddit "I Work at Trader Joe's AMA," in which the Reddit user and Trader Joe's employee AyeAyeMatee (very much on theme with the Trader Joe's nautical and tropical vibes) identified as vegan and noted that they've …

How to add a fast new SSD to your old Mac or MacBook for only $150

When I first wrote about using solid state drives (SSDs) to radically improve the performance of older Macs, high-capacity SSDs were just beginning to become affordable. Replacing a Mac’s 500GB or 1TB hard drive with a same-sized SSD required at least $250 back then, but the benefits were …

Cook this: Roasted tomatoes and fingerling potatoes with thyme, olives and capers

<i>Our cookbook of the week is In My Kitchen by legendary cookbook author and chef Deborah Madison. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes from</i> …

mother! Flops on Opening Night, Maybe Because It's Too Smart for You, Maybe Because It's Bad

After opening yesterday to only $3.1 million, <i>mother!</i> has gotten an “F” rating on CinemaScore, both an indication of a terrible opening and a kind of …

New York Times

mother!'s crazy ending explained by director Darren Aronofsky

He also explains why the movie title is in all lowercase.<p><b>Warning: This article contains MAJOR spoilers about mother! –</b> <b>do not read on unless you've</b> …

Construction

7 favorite muscle-building recipes from vegan athletes

1. Tay Sweat's vegan protein brownies<p>At first, the thought of making brownies from chickpeas and peas may seem all wrong, but trust us, your …

Healthy Eating

The 20 Best Crime Films of the 21st Century, From ‘Memento’ to ‘Zodiac’

From the Coen Bros. to Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan, these are the great crime films that made the cut.<p>No genre illustrates the evolution of …

The 7 Most Unique Restaurants in the World

Dining out can be fun and all (<i>Ooh</i>, look honey. They have a fish tank!), but we pretty much always know what to expect. That is, until we heard you …

A tiny update to iOS 11 will make Apple’s AirPods so much more useful

Apple’s next iteration of its mobile operating system, iOS 11, is due out later this year, and there’s a helpful addition for anyone who owns Apple’s wireless earbuds, or is considering picking up a pair.<p>Currently, Apple’s AirPods aren’t particularly useful for controlling your music. By default, …

Tech Trends

Andy Serkis Reading President Trump's Tweets as Gollum is a Bit Too Perfect

Andy Serkis, the actor who played Gollum in the <i>Lord of the Rings</i> series, was on <i>The Late Show with Stephen Colbert</i> last night. And Colbert, a huge …

Andy Serkis

The Ultimate Camp Kitchen

When we bought Artemis, the Airstream, the previous owners proudly declared that they had never cooked inside her. We thought that was ludicrous: Why drive around with a full kitchen and not use it? Since then, we’ve come around, prepping and cooking outside as often as we can<p>There are a few major …