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'Great News' takes on sexual harassment in super-timely episode

'Great News' takes on sexual harassment in super-timely episode

Chances are that NBC’s Great News probably didn’t script and film a whole episode in a week to accommodate the conversation about Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment (duh). Thursday’s episode of the comedy about employees at a daytime talk show was always going to air – it’s just eerily topical. In Season 2 episode 3 (available […]

Blake Lively shares harassment story in light of Weinstein accusations

Blake Lively shares harassment story in light of Weinstein accusations

In light of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein, more and more women and men in Hollywood are discussing producers and people in power who harassed and manipulated them.  In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Blake Lively said she was harassed by an unnamed makeup artist she worked with in the past. When she […]

Be still my nostalgic heart: 'Supermarket Sweep' might be coming back

Be still my nostalgic heart: 'Supermarket Sweep' might be coming back

If you were a bored child or middle-aged adult in the ’90s looking for a quick consumerist high, there was one show you could count on: Supermarket Sweep. It’s been a long time since Americans watched people haggle over pork butts (the show went off the air in 2003), but now we have hope. On […]

'League of Legends' developers finally get serious about making a second game

'League of Legends' developers finally get serious about making a second game

The developers behind League of Legends announced that they are working on a whole new game, and this time it looks like they’re pretty serious about it. Riot Games’ founders Brandon “Ryze” Beck and Marc “Tryndamere” Merrill revealed in a blog post Thursday they’ll be stepping away from the leadership end of Riot to go […]

Now director Oliver Stone has also been accused of sexual misconduct

Now director Oliver Stone has also been accused of sexual misconduct

Harvey Weinstein was never the only sexual predator in Hollywood – he was just one of the most powerful and most prolific. And his fall from grace is dragging down others as well. Director Oliver Stone has been accused of sexual assault by Carrie Stevens, a former Playboy model who says he groped her at […]

How Harvey Weinstein allegations went from Hollywood joke to national scandal: A timeline

How Harvey Weinstein allegations went from Hollywood joke to national scandal: A timeline

People knew.  Now that Harvey Weinstein’s long history of alleged sexual harassment, coercion, and assault is out in the open, the question has turned to just how long Weinstein was able to get away with it — and why.  The Weinstein rumors circulated for almost two decades, with numerous journalists trying to expose the truth. […]

This venture capital fund wants investors as passionate as philanthropists

This venture capital fund wants investors as passionate as philanthropists

Lindsey Taylor Wood spent years working to empower women and girls through nonprofits. But she grew disenchanted with the slow pace of the nonprofit world—and realized that some of its strengths could help improve the quicker-moving world of venture capital.  “I grew disenchanted with philanthropy,” said Taylor Wood. “You can look by and large at […]

Voice is bigger than Amazon Echo

Voice is bigger than Amazon Echo

Serial entrepreneur and social media expert Gary Vaynerchuk said it best: “I don’t think anybody who’s a major internet company can live without having a major voice strategy.”  Voice will account for nearly 50% of search on mobile in the next three years, and will be the primary way consumers search for and make purchases […]

Listen to Alibaba's CEO croon out some sweet tunes at a music festival

Listen to Alibaba's CEO croon out some sweet tunes at a music festival

Imagine Jeff Bezos crashing a Justin Timberlake performance at Coachella, grabbing a mic, and joining Justin in a duet of “Mirrors.” That’s basically what happened at the Yunqi Music Festival in China on Wednesday. Business Insider reported that Billionaire Alibaba CEO Jack Ma crashed singer Li Jian’s set with a microphone in hand. Ma then […]

Oxford city centre could be electric vehicle-only by 2030

Oxford city centre could be electric vehicle-only by 2030

A lot can happen in three years, but banning combustion engines from a major city centre? That seems a bit of a stretch. SEE ALSO: Hover cars aren’t as far off as you think—meet the Renault Float concept Oxford City and Oxfordshire County Council have proposed plans to rid the city centre of all diesel- […]

Dubai police force adds hoverbikes for emergency response

Dubai police force adds hoverbikes for emergency response

Dubai is aggressively turning itself into a “Future City,” putting self-flying taxis in the skies and a facial recognition system in its airport. The Dubai police department’s latest ride is now adding another sci-fi transportation staple: the hoverbike. The Dubai police, which already has luxury patrol cars, self-driving pursuit drones, and a robot officer, just […]

You can buy quality noise-cancelling Bluetooth headphones for under $80

You can buy quality noise-cancelling Bluetooth headphones for under $80

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The Internet is littered with pair after pair of mediocre Bluetooth headphones. Some have good sound, some have active noise cancellation, and some merely feel comfortable. Most will run you hundreds of dollars a pair. But the Paww […]

An art thief gets caught with one billion dollars worth of art work

An art thief gets caught with one billion dollars worth of art work

Cornelius Gurlitt was detained with 9,000 euros on his person. He had no bank accounts or history of employment but you won’t believe what he did have stashed under his bed. Presented with Startup on Crackle Eleven is back in the final trailer for ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Samantha Bee on the Weinstein problem: ‘This […]