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Pope Rihanna arrives at the Met Gala, causes worldwide religious experience

Holy moley.Image: John Shearer/Getty Images for The Hollywood Reporter By Shannon Connellan2018-05-08 01:04:45 UTC Rihanna, heavenly queen of red carpets, has descended upon this year’s Met Gala in a glittering Pope-inspired ensemble — and people are freaking out. Interpreting this year’s theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and The Catholic Imagination,” the superstar and Met Gala honorary co-chair rocked up to New York’s Metropolitan Museum on Monday donning a bejewelled papal crown

Elon Musk and Grimes are dating thanks to a super nerdy joke

By Morgan Sung2018-05-08 00:55:08 UTC Tech mogul Elon Musk and singer Grimes have something in common: they blend art history with artificial intelligence to make the nerdiest, most niche jokes.  The new couple arrived at the Met Gala together — Musk in a white priest-looking tux and Grimes dressed as a goth robot.  Elon Musk and Grimes bonded over the nerdiest joke. Image: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images According to Page Six,

Melania Trump's cyberbullying pamphlets look A LOT like Obama's

Image: Getty Images By Morgan Sung2018-05-07 23:51:33 UTC Melania Trump stepped into her role as First Lady on Monday and launched BE BEST, an initiative to “help our children manage the many issues they are facing today.”  BE BEST seeks to reinforce healthy behavior on social media in kids, reminding them to “choose their words wisely and speak with respect and compassion.” If you look past the irony — the

Self-driving Uber that killed pedestrian reportedly didn’t realize she was human

New details have been reported about problems with Uber’s self-driving car software and object detection.Image: uber By Sasha Lekach2018-05-07 23:09:15 UTC The 49-year-old woman struck and killed by a self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona earlier this year was detected by the autonomous vehicle’s sensors, but the car didn’t avoid her due to an improper software setting, according to a Monday report from the Information.  Elaine Herzberg was hit on a

Facebook's new 'high-quality' News Feed looks a lot like its old, low-quality News Feed

Yay.Image: JOSH EDELSON/Getty By Jack Morse2018-05-07 22:29:50 UTC The new News Feed is here, but you’d be forgiven for not having noticed.  To hear Mark Zuckerberg tell it, the last several months have brought significant changes to the way Facebook ranks content on its News Feed. The CEO announced in January that his company would soon start prioritizing “high quality” and local news in users’ feeds, with the hope that

Kid has the most dramatic 'run' to home base during little league game

By Morgan Sung2018-05-01 00:01:51 UTC This kid has a future in acting.  During a very intense name of little league baseball, the coach told @TabbyRodriguez’s younger cousin Lenn to “run home as fast as he can.” The little boy did not disappoint, running from third base to home in glorious slow motion. How could you not hear the Chariots of Fire theme song while watching Lenn run? [embedded content] And

'13 Reasons Why' announces Season 2 premiere date with a new trailer

By Jess Joho2018-04-30 23:56:51 UTC [embedded content] 13 Reasons Why is back and, by the looks of the latest trailer, you better be prepared for even more teenage hardships. The trailer juxtaposes all of the characters lives both before and after the suicide that connects them all. It’s an interesting stylistic choice, and perhaps indicative of the shifts we’ve heard about in terms of the popular but controversial Netflix show’s

Watch Tesla's Autopilot avoid a swerving semi-truck

By Sasha Lekach2018-04-30 23:46:53 UTC [embedded content] Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving mode, Autopilot, did what it’s supposed to do — move the car out of harm’s way. In a video from last week, a driver in a Tesla Model X was traveling on I-95 in North Carolina when a swerving semi-truck suddenly came into the Tesla’s lane. The electric car automatically moves over onto the empty shoulder to avoid the oncoming

WhatsApp cofounder leaves following Cambridge Analytica scandal

Cofounder and CEO of WhatsApp Jan Koum is leaving his Facebook-owned company.Image: Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images for Discovery By Sasha Lekach2018-04-30 23:44:01 UTC The man who Mark Zuckerberg says taught him about the power of encryption is leaving the Facebook family. The departure of WhatsApp CEO and cofunder Jan Koum comes after Facebook’s biggest privacy scandal to date. And six months after WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton left the company and joined

The best weed gifts for a very special Mother's Day

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 Brian Koerber2018-04-30 23:31:55 UTC Mother’s Day is just around the corner and let’s face it — the typical gift of flowers is just boring. Your mom deserves a better flower. Given the recent leaps in cannabis legalization, there’s a good possibility your mom