Showtime is not having Sarah Palin's lies about Sacha Baron Cohen's show

Sarah Palin in 2016.Image: Joe Raedle / Getty Images By Angie Han2018-07-17 00:27:16 UTC Sacha Baron Cohen isn’t done with Sarah Palin. Following Palin’s claims that Baron Cohen “duped” her into an interview for Who Is America? by passing himself off as an American veteran with disabilities, “fake wheelchair and all,” Showtime has released a statement calling out the “widespread misinformation” about the show. “Baron Cohen did not present himself

This Hoover upright vacuum is on sale for less than $100 for Amazon Prime Day

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: Hoover By Rudie ObiasMashable Deals2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC This year’s Prime Day is just full of surprises, like this upright vacuum from Hoover, which is now on sale. The Hoover T-Series WindTunnel upright vacuum is ideal for cleaning pet hair around your home. While other vacuums have cumbersome bags that quickly fill up,

Amazon Prime Day 2018: 23andMe's Genetics + Health DNA kit is on sale for $99 (AKA the lowest we've ever seen)

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Save $100 on one of the only kits to offer ancestry *and* health tracing.Image: 23andme By Leah StodartMashable Deals2018-07-16 23:35:00 UTC DNA testing kits are one of those things that are on most everyone’s bucket list. But regardless of how cool they are, it may be hard to justify paying nearly $200 to

4 things we learned about plastic straw bans from people with disabilities

Check that able-bodied privilege, yo.Image: Shutterstock / New Africa By Soraya Ferdman2018-07-16 22:55:25 UTC There is a debate taking place online in reaction to the plastic straw bans spreading across the U.S., Canada, and Europe. As various cities and companies ban plastic straws, advocates for people with disabilities have taken to social media to voice their opposition. First Vancouver in May, then Seattle earlier this month, and now Starbucks, McDonalds,

Lando is back in Star Wars Episode IX, report says

The Lando has landed: Billy Dee Williams at the ‘Solo’ premiere in May 2018.Image: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic By Chris Taylor2018-07-10 00:44:08 UTC You might want to buckle up, baby. It seems that famed smuggler, gambler, Cloud City administrator and original Millennium Falcon owner Captain Lando Calrissian is returning to the big screen. That’s according to The Hollywood Reporter, which cited unnamed “sources” — plus the fact that Billy Dee Williams, who played

Elon Musk tweets photos from visit to cave where Thai soccer team is trapped

Me. It’s about me.Image: Brian Lawless/getty By Jack Morse2018-07-09 23:23:46 UTC Elon Musk is here to save the day, even though it’s probably not necessary.  The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX was  — if his Twitter and Instagram accounts are to be believed — in Thailand on Monday touring the cave where a team of 12 soccer players, aged 11 to 16, became stuck with their coach on June 23.

Game show to pay off student loans is proof we live in a 'Hunger Games' dystopia

A scene from this wack-as-hell game show, “Paid Off”Image: TrUTV By Jess Joho2018-07-09 23:07:46 UTC You know that dystopia in which income inequality is so extreme that society invents a game show that forces the less wealthy people to fight one other for survival? Nope, not The Hunger Games. We’re talking about good, old, real-life America in 2018. You know, where unchecked capitalist greed has rendered higher education simultaneously unaffordable

Holding weed? Your Uber driver can get you banned from the app

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. Buzzkill.Image: Boogich/getty By Jack Morse2018-07-09 22:35:33 UTC Your Uber driver is not your friend. In fact, they may very well be narcing on you right now — and you could get banned from the ride-hail app as a result. The company’s Community Guidelines strictly

Listen to Saturn interact with its moon Enceladus in deep space

Enceladus and Saturn.Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech  By Miriam Kramer2018-07-09 22:27:37 UTC A planet and its moon are getting chatty in deep space.  A new video from NASA shows off the complicated interactions between plasma waves moving from Saturn to its moon Enceladus and back.  The new video, produced by converting plasma wave data into sound waves, shows that the plasma actually moves along magnetic field lines, like energy moving between the two

Lyft pulls an Uber and acquires Motivate, a bike-sharing company

Citi Bike is a Motivate-operated bike-share program and now part of Lyft.Image: Richard Drew/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Sasha Lekach2018-07-03 00:33:12 UTC Lyft says its new bike-share program will revolutionize urban transportation. The only problem? Uber kind of beat them to that particular revolution. In a Monday blog post, Lyft announced it had reached an agreement to acquire Motivate, a bike-sharing company that operates the Citi Bike program in New York and Ford