• ’13 Reasons Why’ hid a finale clue in the music
  • ‘Dreaming the Beatles’: You’ve got to get this book into your life
  • Mom messes with Trump rally by reserving empty seats
  • Yes, pregnant women can do amazing things. Get over it.
  • Acer’s Predator Triton 700 is a VR-ready gaming laptop that doesn’t scrimp

’13 Reasons Why’ hid a finale clue in the music

There’s no shortage of heartbreaking moments in 13 Reasons Why, but one particular one ties the first season together neatly in a way most of the plot doesn’t. BuzzFeed found one Tumblr user’s observation that the song “A 1000 Times,” which plays over a fantasy sequence of Clay and Hannah dating, contains a clue about Nov. 10 the day of the depositions in the final episodes. SEE ALSO: ’13 Reasons…

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‘Dreaming the Beatles’: You’ve got to get this book into your life

The Beatles in 1968, when they couldn't wait to break up.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock How do you get your arms around this four-headed phenomenon we call the Beatles? How do you put into words the entirety of their influence on our music, our politics, our entire culture? It’s too big a task. It would be like a fish trying to explain water. The mop tops are here, there and everywhere more so…

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Mom messes with Trump rally by reserving empty seats

Image: MUSSACHIO/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Sometimes moms can be even more petty than their children. And when they are, it’s OK, because they’re moms and they can do whatever they want. Becca Mayo, a 21-year-old junior at the University of Minnesota, took a screenshot of a message she received from an unknown number, informing her that she had registered for President Donald Trump’s rally in Pennsylvania this Saturday. She then received a text…

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Yes, pregnant women can do amazing things. Get over it.

An elite athlete who also happens to be pregnant.Image: Getty Images Hi. It is 2017. Are we really still amazed that women are capable of working while pregnant? News broke Wednesday that actress Gal Gadot was five-months pregnant while she did re-shoots for Wonder Women. She did the required stunts and even had a cutout in her armor for her protruding belly, which was covered in green so they could…

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Acer’s Predator Triton 700 is a VR-ready gaming laptop that doesn’t scrimp

Acer's Predator Triton 700 gaming laptop is a gaming laptop through and through, from its aggressive design to its mechanical keyboard.Image: raymond wong/mashable Aggressive, sharp-cornered gaming laptops are back in style. While most PC makers have been content with chasing Apple with sleek laptops that sport unibody builds, soft corners, and minimalist designs, PC maker Acer is going in the opposite direction. SEE ALSO: Acer’s huge, 10-pound gaming laptop is…

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BlackBerry KEYone launches in the U.S. starting on May 31

The BlackBerry KEYone looks to be BlackBerry's best phone in years.Image: raymond wong/mashable April’s almost over, so where the hell is Kim Kardashian’s next phone, the BlackBerry KEYone? Originally slated to launch by the end of this month, the Android-powered KEYone, will now arrive in the U.S. starting on May 31. U.S. carriers Sprint’s the only one confirmed so far will carry the QWERTY keyboard-equipped phone this summer. SEE ALSO:…

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China’s all-girl boy band

(CNN)Made up of all girls, this “boy band” is the latest in the androgyny trend in China. “We’re a girl band. But we look more like beautiful young men, not young girls,” said band member Min Junqian. “So the positioning fits us more. “ Their promotional photos present the five girls ages 18 to 24 in short hair, ties with pants, sitting with spread-out legs. They also are shown in…

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That ‘Riverdale’ recast could mean ’13 Reasons Why’ Season 2

Image: Beth Dubber/Netflix Nearly a month after its release, Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why hasn’t lost steam, with an ongoing conversation about adolescence, mental health, and bullying, and some of the most strong and salient social media reactions for any show. Netflix will probably announce Season 2 any day now, and there’s a mounting pile of evidence. SEE ALSO: ’13 Reasons Why’ will probably get a second season, and that’s a…

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Jaime Lannister knows all about your ‘Game of Thrones’ theories

Family mattersImage: hbo Jaime Lannister knows all about your Game of Thrones theories, and he’s on board. While promoting his new Netflix movie, Small Crimes, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau took the time to weigh in on a popular fan theory that suggests Jaime Lannister might be the one to kill Cersei in Season 7 of the HBO hit. In the books, Cersei is given a prophecy by a witch known as Maggy…

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A writers’ strike may delay the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’

Save our shows!Image: hbo/amc Game of Thrones is safe. Netflix might even benefit. And Saturday Night Live well, they’ll be screwed. If you’re a TV fan, you’ve probably heard rumblings about a looming writers’ strike, which if it goes ahead (and that’s not a done deal yet) could cause significant disruption to some of your favorite shows. Movies, on the other hand, are a little better off; writers might be…

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Ed Sheeran grants boy’s dying wish to meet his singing hero

Ed Sheeran gave one young fan and his family a night to remember at his Manchester concert last week. SEE ALSO: Youngest Ed Sheeran fan immediately stops crying at sound of ‘Shape of You’ Six-year-old Ollie Caroll suffers from a rare illness called Batten Disease. The illness has robbed him of his ability to walk, speak, and see but before the disease took his speech, Ollie loved singing along with…

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8 badass facts about Tom Hardy you probably didn’t know

There's more to this man than just a beautifully-scultped beard, you know.Image: Chelsea Lauren/REX/Shutterstock Despite the fact that Tom Hardy’s super famous and in a bunch of films and stuff, he’s still something of a mysterious figure. SEE ALSO: Tom Hardy is apparently the new favo(u)rite to play James Bond It’s not that often that you see him on chat shows or being interviewed, for instance, and unlike some of…

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This NYU student went undercover as a worker in a Chinese iPhone factory

Dejian Zeng may have built your phone. Or at least worked on it, anyway. The second-year masters of public administration student at NYU Wagner spent six weeks last year working in a Chinese factory manufacturing iPhones for Cupertino-based Apple. Six days a week he screwed approximately 1,800 screws into 1,800 iPhones. Every day. Over and over again. SEE ALSO: Wait, we might only get two iPhones this year? Why did…

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Twitter has found the perfect way to troll Trump’s anti-immigrant hotline

The truth is out there.Image: Shutterstock / adike Seen a space alien lately? Maybe you should tell Donald Trump about it. On Wednesday, his administration unveiled the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement Office, or VOICE, which gave out a hotline number for those impacted by “criminal aliens.” (Back to that in a second.) SEE ALSO: Twitter celebrates Trump’s first 100 days with the savage burns you’d expect Seeing as resources…

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‘Alien: Covenant in Utero’ on Oculus Rift uses VR to birth your space monster alter ego

Image: Twentieth Century Fox Lovers of sci-fi horror, rejoice. Just weeks before the release of Alien: Covenant, we’re getting something we’ve never seen before: The facehugger’s view of being born (or chest burst) into the world, thanks to virtual reality. The experience is called Alien: Covenant in Utero and it’s a short VR experience launching on the Oculus Rift Wednesday. SEE ALSO: ‘Alien: Covenant’ faux advert shows you the birth…

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DC is giving us a streaming TV network that’s all superheroes, all the time

If you’ve ever dreamed of a network devoted to superhero TV shows, it’s your lucky day. DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television the producers behind small-screen superhero favorites like The CW’s Flash, Arrow and Supergirl are launching their own digital streaming service in 2018, designed to be a shot of pure DC Comics goodness that will be delivered direct to fans. The long-gestating Teen Titans series, Titans, which was originally…

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OK, now Marvel Comics has taken this Nazi Captain America thing too far

This is the only version of Captain America that I need.Image: marvel comics History is important. It tells us where we come from, informs where we’re going, and if we ignore it then we’re doomed to repeat its mistakes. You know who doesn’t seem to care about their own history, or respect those who came before them (or really anyone)? Marvel Comics. SEE ALSO: Superhero comics creators: we’re political, and…

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Oh my god, this ’13 Reasons Why’ theory is ridiculous

Clay smelled a rat as soon as he met a teen who owns cassette tapes.Image: Beth Dubber/Netflix Perhaps the most widely agreed-upon assessment of 13 Reasons Why is that there’s way too much Tony. That’s not a dig at actor Christian Navarro, whose portrayal of the uncomfortably wise and ever-present character keeps him from being insufferable, but an online theory floating around this week accounts for all of that. Tony…

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Here are the winners for the 21st annual Webby Awards

Image: pascal le segretain/Getty Images In a very 2017 twist, Merriam-Webster is receiving the internet’s highest honor this year. The Webby Awards announced their winners Tuesday morning for the 21st annual ceremony, which will take place May 15 and it will available to watch online May 16. Solange, Gillian Anderson, and Steve Buscemi are among the winners who will be giving short and sweet five word speeches at the ceremony…

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‘Carpool Karaoke’ on Apple Music postponed to ‘later this year’

Image: YouTube/Apple We’ll have to wait a bit longer for the new Carpool Karaoke. The spinoff from CBS’ The Late Late Show with James Corden, which was scheduled for an April launch on Apple Music, has been delayed, according to Reuters. SEE ALSO: Demi Lovato channels Adele for epic sing-off According to the report, Apple was originally scheduled to launch a premiere party for the series in March, but that…

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Serena Williams shuts down the creep who made ‘racist’ comments about her baby

Image: scott barbour/Getty Images Serena Williams, of course, is not to be messed with. Serena as a mom? Doubly so. Williams shut down ugly comments Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Natase made about the child she’s expecting with fianc Alexis Ohanian with a classy note on Instagram. In it, she denounces his remarks as “racist.” SEE ALSO: Serena Williams pens a sweet note to her future child A post shared…

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Christian Bale suggests we’re all witnessing Donald Trump read ‘Dictatorship for Dummies’

Image: Christopher Polk/Getty Images After an election like no other, many celebrities around the world with a strong social media presence have been either outspoken or eerily silent about their thoughts when it comes to politics. Christian Bale might not do it for the ‘gram, but he did open up a bit with The Daily Beast while promoting his upcoming film The Promiseand the conversation revealed a bit about the…

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Facebook and GIPHY are now good friends

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote address at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference on April 18, 2017 at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.Image: justin sullivan/Getty Images Once upon a time, Facebook did not support GIFs. In fact, there was a time when Facebook supported the file format and then took that support away. Developers tried to hack it. One group succeeded, in a way. GIPHY, one of the…

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What Sheryl Sandberg can teach you about loss, grief, and resilience

Image: Ambar del moral / mashable There’s something comforting about Sheryl Sandberg’s voice on the phone. It’s calm, self-assured, and sweet. Yet there are also tremors of vulnerability in the Facebook COO’s voice, hints of the grief and longing she has grappled with ever since the sudden death of her husband Dave Goldberg in May 2015. SEE ALSO: What the words of a dying doctor taught me about life’s meaning…

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