Exxon explores selling U.S. Gulf of Mexico assets

Exxon explores selling U.S. Gulf of Mexico assets

F. Carter Smith | Bloomberg | Getty Images A car loaded with belongings drives past an Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Exxon Mobil is exploring the sale of many of its U.S. Gulf of Mexico assets, as higher oil prices prompt the world's largest publicly listed oil company to review its portfolio,…
Staten Harry is the internet’s cutest lip-sync star

Staten Harry is the internet’s cutest lip-sync star

This is Ode To..., a weekly column where we share the stuff we're really into in hopes that you'll be really into it, too. It always warms my heart to see a fiercely fearless kid. Take, for example, Staten Harry, an incredible lip-sync assassin in-the-making and Lady Gaga super fan who loves to upload videos…
How you can help victims of Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami

How you can help victims of Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake and subsequent tsunami devastated the Indonesian island region of Sulawesi on Friday. The natural disasters claimed at least 1,234 lives, according to the death toll reported on Tuesday. Officials fear the toll will continue to rise. Most of these deaths have occurred in the coastal city of Palu, with many victims…
Champions League Hype Tuesday 2

Champions League Hype Tuesday 2

Get the latest Champions League Hype Tuesday 2 news, photos, rankings, lists and more on Bleacher Report
Amazon’s minimum wage hike puts the pressure on Walmart, Target and others to follow

Amazon’s minimum wage hike puts the pressure on Walmart, Target and others to follow

Amazon's plans to hike its minimum wage to $15 per hour next month are putting pressure on Walmart, Target and other retailers that don't pay as much, or better, to follow suit. "There is no choice but to match this," Gerald Storch, CEO of Storch Advisors and former CEO of Toys R Us, told CNBC's…
Some Democrats see Michael Avenatti’s entry into the Brett Kavanaugh scandal as a ‘distraction’

Some Democrats see Michael Avenatti’s entry into the Brett Kavanaugh scandal as a ‘distraction’

WASHINGTON — Some Democrats are becoming increasingly anxious with Michael Avenatti, the anti-Trump lawyer circling a potential 2020 presidential bid, calling him an unhelpful "distraction" in the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation saga. Best known for representing the porn actress Stormy Daniels in her case against President Donald Trump, Avenatti is also working with…
Snitch tagging is ruining Twitter

Snitch tagging is ruining Twitter

Listen. Snitch tagging is ruining our lives and you all need to stop.Image: Mashable/ Bob Al-GreeneBy MJ Franklin2018-10-02 16:09:51 UTC Gather 'round, friends. Grab a seat. Everybody comfortable? Good, because we need to talk.  *takes a deep breath*  Y'ALL NEED TO STOP FUCKING SNITCH TAGGING. Don't give me that look, you know good and gotdamn…
‘Game of Thrones’ villains, ranked

‘Game of Thrones’ villains, ranked

It’s Villain Week here at Mashable. In honor of the release of Venom, we’re celebrating all our favorite evildoers from film and TV all week long. Spooky, scary! Game of Thrones is a franchise full of horror and death, and lots of character are to blame for all that horror and death. But author George…
FDA seizes ‘more than a thousand pages’ of documents in surprise inspection of e-cigarette maker Juul

FDA seizes ‘more than a thousand pages’ of documents in surprise inspection of e-cigarette...

Over the past year, the number of high school students who have used e-cigarettes in the past 30 days has skyrocketed by about 75 percent, preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's annual National Youth Tobacco Survey show, according to people familiar with the data. They asked not to be identified because…
Some of Wall Street’s biggest firms are already waving red flags on the stock market’s newest sector

Some of Wall Street’s biggest firms are already waving red flags on the stock...

The new communication-services sector implemented Friday is already getting sour reviews from some analysts at major Wall Street firms. S&P Dow Jones Indices and MSCI first announced last November that they would discard the old telecom sector for a new one that melds communication and media companies. This was to catch up with the dealmaking…