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Millions of Americans Demand $130,000 for Not Having Sex with Trump

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Millions of Americans on Wednesday demanded that Donald J. Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, issue them checks in the amount of $130,000 for not having sex with Trump.<p>After Cohen revealed that he had issued such a check to Stormy Daniels, a porn star who he …

Stormy Daniels

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

VLC 3.0 now supports Chromecast and the world is a better place

VLC, the video player of choice for a wide gamut of tinkerers, is finally getting Chromecast/Google Cast support, after years of user pleading and buggy beta appearances.<p>But that’s not all; there’s a huge gamut of genuinely useful new features as it reaches version 3.0. Let’s check these off:<p>8K …

Chromecast

Man steals car, then calls owner for help starting it, police say

A Minnesota man has been arrested after allegedly stealing a car from a Walmart parking lot, then calling the owner less than two hours later for help starting the vehicle.<p>Edward Leroy Wilson, 37, is suspected of sneaking into the car after its owner turned it on remotely from within the Sartell, …

Crime

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Self-improvement

Apple HomePod review: locked in

It sounds amazing. Is that enough?<p>I don’t think I’ve ever described a tech product as “lonely” before, but it’s the word I thought about the most as I was reviewing Apple’s new HomePod.<p>The HomePod, whether Apple likes it or not, is the company’s answer to the wildly popular Amazon Echo and Google …

Tech Trends

Under Pressure from Fox News, Obama to Stop Making Stocks Plummet

NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—One day after the Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity blamed him for the historic plunge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, former President Barack Obama agreed to stop making stocks tumble.<p>“Sean Hannity has accused me of making the stock market go down,” Obama told …

Sean Hannity

'Riverdale' Star Cole Sprouse to Star in Romantic Drama 'Five Feet Apart' (Exclusive)

'Five Feet' will mark the first film role in Sprouse's adult career.<p>Cole Sprouse, who stars as Jughead Jones in CW’s cult hit <i>Riverdale</i>, is in …

Hollywood

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Google

Jerry Springer's "Baggage" Is The Greatest TV Show Ever

<i>by Jordan Carr</i><p>Would you rather go home with a man who had a nose job, must have his nipples bitten during sex and wants to get married and have …

The Chilling Case of the Carbon Copy Murders 157 Years Apart!

THE ERDINGTON MURDERS COINCIDENCE On 27 May 1817, the body of a murder victim – 20-year-old Mary Ashford was found in a flooded sandpit at Erdington, …

The haunting at The Birkdale Palace Hotel, England

The Birkdale Palace Hotel in Southport, Merseyside was a luxury hotel on the North-West coast of Lancashire. The huge building opened its grand doors …

Watch the creepy trailer for ‘2018’s scariest film’

'Hereditary' was one of the hit movies at this year's Sundance Film Festival<p>The first trailer for <i>Hereditary</i>, a movie critics are saying could be …

Horror Movies

A Reddit user hatched the perfect plan to stop someone stealing his parking spot — and it left his victim without a car and a $3,000 fine

Trying to find a parking space close to work can be a nightmare, especially when the nearest parking lot only houses about eight cars.<p>So when a stranger parked in Reddit user Goalnado's reserved parking lot - which he rents for £1,200 ($1,685) a year - for 10 days straight despite numerous …

Internet

Artificial Intelligence May Have Cracked Freaky 600-Year-Old Manuscript

Since its discovery over a hundred years ago, the 240-page Voynich manuscript, filled with seemingly coded language and inscrutable illustrations, of …

Artificial Intelligence

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

Recipes

How To Scan A Document Using Notes on iOS

Apple Notes received an overhaul in iOS 11 adding great features for users like enhanced text formatting, pinned notes and tables.<p>One awesome …

iOS

Elon Musk's flamethrower is apparently selling like crazy

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

Elon Musk

'Space graffiti': astronomers angry over launch of fake star into sky

Giant disco ball dubbed ‘Humanity Star’, launched by startup Rocket Lab, will interfere with scientific study of the universe, experts say<p>Astronomers across the world have criticised a privately owned, New Zealand-based space company after it secretively put a satellite likened to a giant disco …

Space Exploration

Meet your match: Google app finds famous art you look like

Grab the Monet and Gogh: The Google Arts & Culture app lets you take a selfie, then compares it to thousands of museum paintings.<p>Sure, we all know what famous person we vaguely look like (I always get Geena Davis, which ... I wish! She's still in a "League of Her Own.") But the blandly named Google …

Fish falls on man's head in spa pool

A fish fell from the sky and on to a man's head as he relaxed in a spa pool at Auckland's Parnell Baths this afternoon.<p>Russell Hogg felt a thwack on …

These people just watched ‘Friends’ for the first time – and they have some questions

Seriously though, why is their apartment so big?<p>Could we BE any more excited? Yes, beloved ’90s sitcom is now available to stream on Netflix, and a …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

iOS

12 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are becoming more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always …

Science

Kid's super deep response to classroom riddle is way better than the actual answer

Kids may say some spectacularly funny things at times, but every now and then they can be impressively wise too.<p>On Tuesday, teacher Bret Turner …

20 Essential Tracks From The Golden Age Of ’90s Hip Hop

The 90s were without a doubt, the golden age of rap. NME’s brings you a killer playlist of the 20 finest hip-hop tracks of the 1990s.<p><b>Nas, ‘The World</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The 18 Netflix Original Series to Be Excited About in 2018

With more being spent on original content than ever before, can Netflix match quantity with quality in 2018? These new shows have us thinking …

TV

How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral …

Positive Thinking

23 times Danny Dyer was hands down the funniest British person on Twitter

LONDON — With his unique blend of sweary Cockney bluntness, no-nonsense shutdowns and occasional lip-syncs of famous movie scenes, British actor …