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Former Facebook exec defends the social network, calls for change

Former Facebook exec defends the social network, calls for change

Former Facebook CSO Alex Stamos responds to the New York Times' report on Facebook.Image: Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty ImagesBy Matt Binder2018-11-18 23:32:03 UTC Facebook's former chief security officer is defending the social network amid the fallout from the New York Times’ bombshell report on the company this past week. Alex Stamos, who was the company’s CSO…
Donald Trump dropped a big ‘Schitt’ after mocking a US hero’s service

Donald Trump dropped a big ‘Schitt’ after mocking a US hero’s service

The name is Schiff. SCHIFF. With two Fs.Image: Chelsea Lauren/Variety/REX/ShutterstockBy Adam Rosenberg2018-11-18 22:02:34 UTC It's the afternoon of a day ending with "y," so you know Donald Trump has offended someone already. Look no further than Trump's Fox News interview with Chris Wallace. A clip from that interview went viral earlier on Sunday when Wallace…
Trump administration changes EPA website to be kinder to fracking

Trump administration changes EPA website to be kinder to fracking

Flammable water attributed to fracking activity in Weatherford, Texas.Image: Julie Dermansky/Corbis via Getty ImagesBy Matt Binder2018-11-18 20:40:42 UTC At the beginning of the year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made changes to its website pages on fracking.  A watchdog group known as the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative tracked those changes across the EPA’s site…
Darts and farts: A tale of 2 grown men acting very immature

Darts and farts: A tale of 2 grown men acting very immature

Gary Anderson, possible farter.Image: Roger Evans/Action Plus via Getty ImagesBy Nicole Gallucci2018-11-18 20:02:30 UTC Just in case you had any doubts, darts and farts do not mix well. In fact, when the two become involved, things can get pretty ugly. Just ask Gary Anderson (Grown Man #1) and Wesley Harms (Grown Man #2,) professional dart…
‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’ box office a record low for Harry Potter

‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’ box office a record low for Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling's big screen Wizarding World is hardly on death's door, but Warner Bros. can't be happy about Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald's opening weekend. Sunday estimates point to a $62.2 million start for the newly released sequel, which hit theaters on Nov. 16. That's low. Low for a Wizarding World movie (and one…
The best T-shirt gifts for the true tech geek in your life

The best T-shirt gifts for the true tech geek in your life

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. By Karissa Bell2018-11-18 18:17:00 UTC Shopping for the tech geek in your life can feel like a major challenge — but it doesn't have to be that way. Instead…
Barack Obama surprised Michelle with flowers on her book tour

Barack Obama surprised Michelle with flowers on her book tour

Michelle Obama's Becoming book tour has been quite the hit so far, but at Saturday night's Washington, D.C. stop a special guest brought the event to a whole other level. Michelle's husband, former president Barack Obama, strolled onstage with flowers in-hand to surprise his wife and the entire Capital One Arena audience. And since his…
There was another mini ‘The Office’ reunion happening outside of ‘SNL’

There was another mini ‘The Office’ reunion happening outside of ‘SNL’

If you watched Saturday Night Live's Thanksgiving episode you know a mini reunion for The Office took place and it was glorious. But it wasn't alone. Turns out Angela Kinsey and Kate Flannery, who played Angela and Meredith, respectively, on the show, were hanging out on Saturday night, too! Kinsey dropped by Flannery and Jane…
Chrissy Teigen and Jan Levinson bonded over ‘The Office’ on Twitter

Chrissy Teigen and Jan Levinson bonded over ‘The Office’ on Twitter

Chrissy Teigen and one of her idols, Melora Hardin.Image: Mashable composite: Andrew Goodman/Getty images and NBC/Getty images adoBy Nicole Gallucci2018-11-18 15:58:37 UTC Everyone who follows Chrissy Teigen on Twitter knows she loves The Office... including Melora Hardin, the actress who plays Jan Levinson on the show. On Saturday night, while Luna was asleep and John…
One ‘Saturday Night Live’ Thanksgiving sketch went fully off the rails

One ‘Saturday Night Live’ Thanksgiving sketch went fully off the rails

A good Saturday Night Live sketch is funny. A great one is so funny that some hapless performer — usually, but not always, the guest host — breaks down and laughs. But a perfect SNL sketch? That's when everyone loses it. That's exactly what happened here in this Space Thanksgiving sketch. The trouble started when…

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Elon Musk’s tweet about taking Tesla private might be ethically questionable,...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Max Whittaker / Getty Images The scolding came quick. Right after Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Tuesday that he was considering taking the company private at $420 per share, a chorus of commentators said that they we're shocked — SHOCKED! — that he had so immodestly transgressed. The script was…

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