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

June 24, 2017

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 ProductsMSGLeads Monthly Sync Everyone Connected to Your FB Page to Your Email List Directly Inside of Facebook Without Them Ever Entering…

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

June 24, 2017

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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Johnny Depp talks about assassinating Trump

June 24, 2017

At an appearance in England on Thursday, actor Johnny Depp joked about assassinating President Trump. Depp was at a drive-in movie theater in Glastonbury, where he introduced his 2004 film The Libertine, when he began talking about the president, according to The Guardian. Advertisement On Our Radar Carrie’s shocking autopsy results TMZ More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsGFX Firesale – PLR License Get PLR License and Make MoneyGIPHplayer…

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Glastonbury: All you need to know about headliners Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran – BBC News

June 23, 2017

That show, played just two weeks after the release of OK Computer, was named the best gig of all time by Q Magazine but Thom Yorke recently revealed he nearly walked off stage in frustration after the band’s monitors blew up, leaving them unable to hear each other. “I just went over to Ed [O’Brien, guitarist] and said, ‘I’m off mate, see you later,’” he told BBC 6 Music. “He…

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Singer And Former ‘Glee’ Star Comes Out As Transgender

June 23, 2017

The singer formerly known as Charice Pempengco, who first rose to fame as a young Filipina with a powerhouse voice, announced this week his transgender identity. After the digital overhaul, the singer thanked his fans for the support on Twitter. Yes, Im a lesbian, Zyrus said then. I dont see a problem with that, because for me there isnt a problem. Now, I would like to ask for forgiveness from…

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Amid partisanship, lawmakers unite for White House picnic

June 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)Lawmakers took a rare break from bitter partisan politics and went to the White House Thursday evening for a good old-fashioned picnic. “We’ve gotten to know many of you over the last weeks and months, and developed many friendships with politicians,” Trump said in brief remarks to lawmakers. “Can you believe it? Some really great people, I have to say, mostly. Mostly. A couple of bad ones, but that’s…

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Would Trump make a good royal?

June 23, 2017

(CNN)The power of the British monarchy has been on display during recent tragedies. Leave it to Prince Harry to spoil it all. Who, after all, could survive the nonstop attention and demand for selfies? Who would thrive under such scrutiny, and do it all while wearing a gold crown weighing more than three pounds? It would take a certain type of person. The sort of person who fills his court…

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The 2018 Olympics will have Intel all the way inside

June 23, 2017

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showing off one of his Shooting Star drones.Image: lance ulanoff/mashable The next Olympic Games are gonna be lit… with technology. Intel, which became an official Olympic Partner on Wednesday (and makes most of the CPUs inside today’s PCs and all of them on Macs), promises to bring a wide array of cutting-edge technology to the Olympic games, beginning with the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang,…

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‘Game of Thrones’ drops new Season 7 trailer and it’s cool AF

June 22, 2017

A new Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer has arrived just in time to celebrate Summer Solstice, because forget what the calendar says, winter is here. (Or it will be in a little under a month, at least.) The White Walkers were conspicuously absent in the first Season 7 trailer, but the new footage more than makes up for it, showing the Night King and his undead army in all…

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Here’s the top-rating tech CEOs and a fun fact about Elon Musk

June 22, 2017

Image: getty images Being a CEOeven one of the world’s best CEOsdoesn’t mean you have to stop partying. Just ask Elon Musk. SEE ALSO: Has Elon Musk finally … cracked? The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX came in eighth place on the 2017 Glassdoor Highest Rated CEOs list this year. But that’s not the best part. Musk gave an interview with Glassdoor and answered some questions on his job and…

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Leading universities rated ‘bronze’ under new ranking system – BBC News

June 22, 2017

Drop-out rates The TEF, which was introduced by the previous government, is being administered by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce). Degree providers – a mixture of universities, colleges offering degree courses and alternative providers – could choose whether or not to take part. However, those awarded a bronze or higher – all institutions that took part, besides 64 who were given a provisional rating – are now…

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Experts map ancient hill forts of UK and Ireland – BBC News

June 22, 2017

The University of Edinburgh’s Prof Ian Ralston, who co-led the project, said: “Standing on a windswept hill fort with dramatic views across the countryside, you really feel like you’re fully immersed in history. “This research project is all about sharing the stories of the thousands of hill forts across Britain and Ireland in one place that is accessible to the public and researchers.” Image copyright PA Image caption Hill fort…

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Kushner’s impossible task in the Middle East is the easy part

June 22, 2017

(CNN)Jared Kushner’s visit to Israel this week reflects an unexpected development in current Middle East politics. This is because following what is universally referred to as the “Arab Spring,” major countries of the region have been plunged into instability, uncertainty, and violence that is well beyond Washington’s capacity to resolve. Syria is a vortex of violence. More than 400,000 people have been killed there since March 2011, when protests broke…

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Father pays tribute to son who died aboard the USS Fitzgerald

June 22, 2017

(CNN)The words that leaked from Darrold Martin’s lips pulled at the heartstrings of CNN’s Brooke Baldwin — and her audience. One missed call Thirty-six minutes after the collision, 24-year-old Martin tried to reach his father. “The way we communicated was with WhatsApp,” Martin said, referring to the instant-messaging service. Martin could tell from his phone that his son had tried to reach him — likely as water was rushing into…

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Touching a MacBook Air screen isn’t such a bad experience, after all

June 22, 2017

Spend enough time using a touchscreen any touchscreen and you’re sure to try using gestures on every screen you encounter, even ones without touch. I use a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 for work, an iPad Pro at home and the iPhone in my pocket. I live in a touch world, except when I use a Mac. Apple will never make a touchscreen Mac because, as they told me earlier this…

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Tropical Storm Cindy may bring ‘life-threatening’ flooding across Gulf Coast

June 21, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy formed Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico, and may bring “life-threatening flash flooding” across the central Gulf Coast, according to forecasters. The National Weather Service said the storm is centered about 250 miles south of Morgan City, Louisiana and has top sustained winds of 45 mph. The storm is presently stationary in the Gulf, and has tropical-storm-force winds extending outward up to 205 miles from the center, according to…

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Call to boost children’s writing for pleasure – BBC News

June 21, 2017

The survey found almost a quarter (23%) of those who said they enjoyed writing were above their expected level, compared with 3% of those who said they did not like the activity. While the proportion of young people who do enjoy writing has risen – from 45% in 2015 to 51% in 2016 – the NLT study suggests about half (49%) do not enjoy writing outside of the classroom. Focus…

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Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ film loses its directors during production

June 21, 2017

(CNN)In a surprising development that sent a disturbance throughout the “Star Wars” galaxy Tuesday night, the franchise’s upcoming Han Solo prequel film lost its directors. Lord and Miller added that ultimately their vision didn’t match up with that of Disney’s Lucasfilm. “Unfortunately, our vision and process weren’t aligned with our partners on this project. We normally aren’t fans of the phrase ‘creative differences’ but for once this clich is true,”…

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Friend or food? China’s ‘civil war’ over dogs

June 21, 2017

(CNN)It’s an international public relations disaster for China. People worldwide condemn the event and call for an end to the country’s dog meat trade. Within China, where dogs are increasingly seen as pets rather than dinner, opposition to the festival is growing. China’s dog meat festival fires up activists

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Hanok homes: South Korean architects look to the past in their push to modernize

June 21, 2017

(CNN)South Korea may be known for its sharp focus on the new, but architects — and their increasingly sophisticated clients — are looking to the past for inspiration. “Historically, the prevalent view was that the hanok was useless — it was blocking development and economic progress,” says Hyumgmin Pai, an architectural historian at Seoul National University who curated South Korea’s award-winning pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale. “Now we are…

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Prodigy of Mobb Deep dies at 42

June 21, 2017

(CNN)Rapper Prodigy, one half of the influential hip hop duo Mobb Deep has died, according to a co-author on one of his books, Kathy Iandoli. A cause of death has not been released, but the rapper had been hospitalized for complications caused by sickle cell anemia prior to his death, Iandoli told CNN.

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Give your face to the German police for an Amazon gift card worth 25 Euros!

June 21, 2017

A surveillance camera is pictured as people pass by in the background in a shopping mall in central Berlin, Germany.Image: felipe TRUEBA/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Federal police in Germany want you to hand over your face, but you’ll get to do a little shopping in return. German police want 275 volunteers to participate in a facial recognition beta test. In exchange volunteers will receive 25 Amazon gift cards SEE ALSO: Facial recognition technology…

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Car gadgets to make any roadtrip a little smoother

June 21, 2017

Image: hudway glass Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. 1. Some futuristic flair for your dash Image: hudway glass The ubiquitous, transparent glass heads-up displays used in numerous sci-fi movies have yet to catch on in the real world, but perhaps thats about to change thanks to $49.95 for a limited time SEE ALSO: You can start a coding…

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LG G6+ comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of memory

June 20, 2017

LG G6+Image: LG About three months after launching its G6 flagship, LG is updating the smartphone with a few new software features, and launching a new version with a stronger set of specs, the LG G6+. The new device is not a radical departure from its predecessor; it shares the same form factor, including that elongated 18:9 screen, and the same processor. It does, however, have 6GB of RAM and…

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