If you love to cook, you deserve a proper chef’s knife

If you love to cook, you deserve a proper chef’s knife

This is You Won't Regret It, a weekly column featuring recommendations, tips, and unsolicited advice from the Mashable culture team. It doesn't matter if you're a professional chef or a novice in the kitchen — either way, a proper chef's knife is an essential.  Every time I'm invited over for a meal at a friend's…
Buzzfeed’s doing for travel what it did for food with Tasty — and big brands are starting to get on board

Buzzfeed’s doing for travel what it did for food with Tasty — and big...

Despite the recent algorithm tweak that rocked web publishing, BuzzFeed apparently still knows how to work Facebook's news feed. And with its budding travel brand Bring Me, the digital publisher is betting it has found its next Tasty. Starting in February of 2017, a group within BuzzFeed that focuses on experimental content projects started posting…
Cowboys Rumors: Randy Gregory Officially Fully Cleared, Reinstated by NFL

Cowboys Rumors: Randy Gregory Officially Fully Cleared, Reinstated by NFL

Rich Schultz/Getty Images Dallas Cowboys edge-rusher Randy Gregory has reportedly been "fully cleared and reinstated" by the NFL, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (h/t Marc Sessler).  Gregory has played in just two games since 2016 and was suspended all of last season after multiple violations of the league's substance-abuse policy.  Gregory had been reinstated…
Alphabet to report earnings after the bell

Alphabet to report earnings after the bell

As usual, Google's advertising business accounted for most of its revenue, hitting $28 billion in the second quarter, up 23.9 percent year-over-year. Meanwhile, its "other revenues" category, which includes its cloud business and hardware sales and is especially important to investors looking for Google's future beyond ads, hit $4.4 billion, or a 36.5 percent increase…
Google CEO Sundar Pichai revealed a jaw-dropping fact about its translation app that shows how much money is still sitting on the table

Google CEO Sundar Pichai revealed a jaw-dropping fact about its translation app that shows...

Google has a long list of hit products that generate money for the company everyday — Google Search, YouTube, Google Docs, Gmail. But there's one Google product you might not have thought about that could be another gold mine: Google Translate. During Google's second quarter earnings conference call on Monday, CEO Sundar Pichai revealed an…
‘Rick and Morty’ co-creator Dan Harmon issues apology following offensive sketch

‘Rick and Morty’ co-creator Dan Harmon issues apology following offensive sketch

"Nobody should ever have to see what you saw and for that, I sincerely apologize."Image: Miikka Skaffari/FilmMagicBy Johnny Lieu2018-07-24 06:11:13 UTC Rick and Morty co-creator Dan Harmon has apologized after an offensive sketch from 2009 resurfaced on the internet. The two-episode sketch dubbed "Daryl" was a parody of the TV series Dexter, appearing as part…
Cardinals’ Daniel Poncedeleon Tosses 7 No-Hit Innings in MLB Debut vs. Reds

Cardinals’ Daniel Poncedeleon Tosses 7 No-Hit Innings in MLB Debut vs. Reds

Gary Landers/Associated Press His St. Louis Cardinals lost Monday's game to the Cincinnati Reds 2-1, but right-handed pitcher Daniel Poncedeleon had a memorable major league debut. The 26-year-old didn't allow a single hit through seven innings, although he was pulled from the game before the eighth after throwing 116 pitches. Cincinnati rallied to win with…
Jimmy Fallon and Tom Cruise giggle through this weird spy movie scene

Jimmy Fallon and Tom Cruise giggle through this weird spy movie scene

Jimmy Fallon and Tom Cruise have done their fair share of silly skits on The Tonight Show over the years. And their newly made-up Mission: Impossible scene is just as harebrained. In a segment on Monday night's show, Fallon and Cruise acted out a dramatic spy movie scene they'd written together playing the "Mad Lib"…
U.S. officials say Russian hackers infiltrated electric utilities

U.S. officials say Russian hackers infiltrated electric utilities

No need to panic, folks! Just Russian hackers claiming "hundreds of victims" to infiltrate U.S. electric utilities, giving them the ability to cause blackouts. The state-sponsored hackers used fairly common tactics to compromise the vendors that supplied those utilities, according to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials who talked to the Wall Street Journal.…
‘A very, very petty thing to do’: Intelligence officials react to Trump considering revoking their security clearances for criticizing him

‘A very, very petty thing to do’: Intelligence officials react to Trump considering revoking...

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Monday said it would be "a very, very petty thing to do" if President Donald Trump revokes his security clearance for being critical of him. Jim Bourg/Reuters The White House on Monday said President Donald Trump was considering revoking the security clearances of former top officials who've…