• How Denise Ho went from Cantopop queen to democracy fighter
  • The week in apps: Photo editors, games galore, and all the rest
  • Shift the mood of any room with these low energy smart bulbs
  • Kayak adds emoji to search, making San Francisco a smartphone and Tokyo a sushi symbol
  • Dancing gorilla shows he’s a ‘maniac’ in viral video

How Denise Ho went from Cantopop queen to democracy fighter

Hong Kong (CNN)In 1997, as sovereignty over Hong Kong passed from the UK to China, Denise Ho didn’t care about politics. Political awakening Ho’s attitude began shifting in 2012, when she came out as gay at the fourth annual Hong Kong Pride Parade. Days later, she watched in appalled amazement as the city’s parliament struck down a motion to launch a public consultation on LGBT discrimination. “It wasn’t about gay…

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The week in apps: Photo editors, games galore, and all the rest

Some good things happened in the app world this week.Image: lili sams/mashable It’s possible that you couldn’t keep up with the wild world of app updates this week considering all the changes happening with Uber, including Travis Kalanick stepping down as CEO. If that’s the case, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered. SEE ALSO: Why your iPhone photos look so bad Each week we round up the…

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Shift the mood of any room with these low energy smart bulbs

Image: veho Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you’re still using regular incandescent light bulbs, you’ve been left in the dark. Traditional bulbs waste more electricity, burn out in months, and offer little variation in the type of light they provide.purchase from the Mashable Shop. Kasa’s LED technology provides 400% more efficiency compared to traditional incandescent bulbs. This…

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Kayak adds emoji to search, making San Francisco a smartphone and Tokyo a sushi symbol

Image: kayak Travel should be fun, not a hellish slog through dystopian security checkpoints and zombie-service employees with penal institution levels of charm. That’s why Kayak’s decision to add a bit of whimsy into the travel process by adding an emoji search function is more than welcome. SEE ALSO: World travelers will love this suitcase that doubles as a scooter If you’re not emoji fluent, this is the perfect excuse…

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Dancing gorilla shows he’s a ‘maniac’ in viral video

A dancing gorilla at the Dallas Zoo has become an Internet sensation when video of his latest routine recently went viral. Zola, a 14-year-old Western lowland gorilla who also gained notoriety during his time at the Calgary Zoo, is seen enjoying time in a kiddie pool, spinning and splashing and dancing as if no one is watching. I added some music to this. pic.twitter.com/UwjhTKpaeu — Bob Hagh (@BobHagh) June 22,…

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Here Are All The Winners Of The 2017 BET Awards

Iconic stars filled into the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday to celebrate the work of distinguished artists across the fields of music, film and more. Check out the full list of nominees below, which will be updated throughout the night as the winners are announced! Best Male R&B/Pop ArtistBruno MarsChris BrownThe WeekndTrey SongzUsher Best CollaborationBeyonc Ft. Kendrick Lamar FreedomChance The Rapper Ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne No…

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President Stephen Colbert in 2020?

(CNN)“Ladies and gentleman, please welcome the 46th President of the United States: Stephen T. Colbert.” Colbert’s remarks came Friday during an appearance on the Russian late night TV show, “Evening Urgant.” While being interviewed by the show’s host, Ivan Urgant, Colbert revealed that he had a big announcement. Then, with a straight face, Colbert declared, “I am here to announce that I am considering a run for president in 2020.”…

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A complete ranking of every single Stephen King novella

There are some deliciously monstrous Stephen King novellas out there.Image: bob al-greene/mashable There aren’t many best-selling authors out there who still write novellas. In publishing terms, the form is a tricky one: often too short to stand alone but too long to include in a short story collection, books in the 20,000-40,000 word range can sometimes hang in a kind of literary no man’s land. It’s tricky to make them…

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First ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ reviews are in…get excited

Image: marvel Are your Spidey senses tingling yet? One of the first media screenings of Spider-Man: Homecoming took place Friday night, and while official reviews are still under embargo, audience members were allowed to share their general thoughts on social media following the film. SEE ALSO: ‘Spider-Man’ spinoff ‘Venom’ has a villain (and no, we don’t mean Venom) And boy, did people have a lot to say. Mashable‘s movie reporter…

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Seeing ‘unconventional’ women find themselves through wrestling is surprisingly emotional

Image: netflix Welcome to our weekly series “Cry of the Week,” in which we highlight whichever moment made us ugly cry on our couches in the past seven days. Spoiler warning: This post contains plot details for the first four episodes of Glow Season 1. You only have to watch one episode of Netflix’s Glow to realize that the wrestling is somewhat incidental. The new comedy, co-created by Liz Flahive…

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Woman forced to leave own apartment pool for ‘inappropriate’ one piece swimsuit

A sincere question: is there anything women are allowed to wear in the summer? The latest example of a ludicrous “dress code violation” comes from Tennessee, where 20-year-old Tori Jenkins was allegedly asked to leave the pool at her own apartment complex for wearing the below swimsuit. SEE ALSO: Woman kicked out of a mall for wearing what women wear in warm months (Yes, it is just a high-leg one…

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Foo Fighters finally headline Glastonbury – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFoo Fighters perform Everlong at Glastonbury 2017 Foo Fighters have finally stepped onto Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, two years after they were forced to pull out of the festival. Days before their headline performance in 2015, Dave Grohl fell off stage and broke his leg in Gothenburg, Sweden. “I’m about two years late tonight, I’m sorry,” said Grohl on Saturday, blaming bad traffic…

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Concert in Utah park honors man killed in London attack

SALT LAKE CITY –  The life of a Utah man who ran a recording studio at his home before he was killed in a high-profile London attack that also injured his wife was celebrated Saturday with the local music he loved. Among the attendees was Keith Malda, a police officer in London who was one of the first responders to the scene at London’s Westminster Bridge. He saw Melissa Cochran…

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Netflix’s ‘GLOW’ is raucous, ridiculous entertainment

In an era of prestige television, it’s rare that a show gets to be as guiltlessly entertaining as Netflix’s GLOW. Set in the psychedelic 1980s, GLOW follows a group of “unconventional” women (not thin, white, or even blonde) in the process of filming a wrestling movie, a first for all of them and a seemingly impossible ask. SEE ALSO: ‘Orange is the New Black’ Season 5 is the best it’s…

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Twitch is launching a ‘MST3K’ marathon, and it’s BOLD

We’re still basking in the glow of Netflix’s Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival, but if you’re feeling nostalgic for the old series, Twitch has just the ticket. The social streaming site will host 38 classic episodes of MTS3K in a six-day marathon beginning June 26 at 11 a.m. PT and ending July 3 on Shout! Factory TV’s new Twitch channel. Twitch notes that the six-day event is the most extensive…

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‘Star Wars’ concert series will let you feel the force IRL

We've made a lot of leaps in the past 40 years.Image: starwars.com What could possibly be more epic than Star Wars? Only watching it in a massive theater with live music. The New York Philharmonic is presenting its first-ever Star Wars concert series in September, featuring all three original films and The Force Awakens set to their iconic scores. SEE ALSO: ‘Star Wars’ Han Solo spinoff just lost its directors….

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Making a difference in your community is not as difficult as it seems

Image: Keith JJ/ Pixabay Even though we all have very busy lives, finding the time to make a difference is important. The biggest challenge, though, is knowing where to start. Even if we don’t always know what projects are best for us to get involved with, small efforts can make a big impact. So rest assured, there are a few ways for you to use your talents and interests for…

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Very nosy train passenger has absolutely no shame in his phone snooping game

If you’re bored during your commute and have nothing to read, have no fear! We have found a savvy train passenger that can teach you a thing or two about using the resources found in your immediate environment to stay busy during your next ride. Twitter user TropicanaMaia posted these pictures of one nosy rider shamelessly using the his fellow passengers’ phones as his own personal entertainment. “Y’all got games…

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We tried some of the weirdest dishes from the absurd world of ‘Twin Peaks’

HOT DAMN the cherry pie from the Double R Diner looks good, but what about the other dishes from the weird and wonderful world that David Lynch created in Twin Peaks? Be sure to visit Mashable Watercooler Channel for more videos: http://on.mash.to/SubscribeWatercooler More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWP Master Developer Pro – Code Editor for WordPress With WP Master Developer Pro code editor for WordPress, you get to…

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Walmart and Amazon are battling for retail’s future. Is anyone else in the running?

Image: Getty Images How do you compete with Amazon and Walmart? That’s the question ringing in the ears of everyone who works in U.S. retail. Amazon’s blockbuster $13.7 billion deal to buy Whole Foods solidified the notion that the retail giant is not content to just dominate ecommerceit’s coming for your real-world stores too. Walmart is attacking from the other direction. Already established as the dominant U.S. store with more…

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