Homeowners everywhere are listing their properties for bitcoin

Bitcoin for homes.Image: bob al-greene/mashable By Sasha Lekach2018-01-23 00:36:22 UTC The bitcoin craze has officially jumped to real estate.  Despite the risky, volatile nature of cryptocurrency, homes and property across the U.S., Australia, Canada, and beyond are for sale for the unpredictable coin. Even after one bitcoin dropped from $14,000 to $11,000 in value in a matter of days, homeowners are still putting up their homes for some of that

New star-studded 'Incredibles 2' cast revealed with homage to addicting Google art app

Holly Hunter is the perfect ElastigirlImage: disney By Jess Joho2018-01-22 23:21:45 UTC The cast of the original Incredibles made it a truly super movie, with award-winning actors like Holly Hunter and Samuel L. Jackson lending their voices to spot-on characters like Elastigirl and Frozone.  Newly announced additions to the cast find even more prestigious actors joining these returning stars for the highly anticipated Incredibles 2 releasing next summer. And a

Intel's Spectre patch is so busted, the company is telling customers not to use it

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has some thoughts.Image: MANDEL NGAN /Getty Images By Jack Morse2018-01-22 23:19:42 UTC Remember Spectre and Meltdown? The two recently disclosed vulnerabilities affecting all kinds of computer processors represented a huge threat to consumers and businesses around the globe. Thankfully, Intel offered up a partial fix — so all good, right? Well, not exactly. You see, it turns out the patch that was issued by Intel has

Vermont just legalized marijuana. Here's why that's so important.

Weed, dude.Image: The Washington Post/Getty Images By Brian Koerber2018-01-22 23:13:06 UTC  The Green Mountain State now has a totally different meaning for Vermont. For the first time, a state legislature in the U.S. legalized adult cannabis use for adults 21 and older. The other states that allow recreational cannabis use — Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, California, Nevada, Massachusetts, and Maine, as well as Washington D.C. — got there with ballot measures. 

Wallaby on the loose on city highway pursued by police

By Johnny Lieu2018-01-16 00:05:10 UTC Even though wallabies are native to Australia, you’d be hard-pressed to find them casually hopping around in the city. It’s perhaps why police got quite the surprise when a swamp wallaby was found bouncing along the Sydney Harbour Bridge, one of the city’s busiest roads, early Tuesday morning. Traffic controllers and police monitored the wallaby’s trip down the highway, where it made an exit at

What is Babe? Meet the site that published the Aziz Ansari allegation

By Kerry Flynn2018-01-15 22:49:43 UTC Bringing a laptop to Saturday brunch isn’t the best look. But for Eleni Mitzali, it was a necessary faux pas.  “I can’t bring myself to be away from it while all these responses are coming in,” the managing editor at Babe.net had texted a friend, explaining why she’d be glued to her computer during the social outing. She was fielding fact checks and edits for

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's love story will be chronicled in a Lifetime movie

Image: Frank Augstein/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Adam Rosenberg2018-01-15 21:38:35 UTC The Crown may get there eventually, but Lifetime is looking to do it first. The cable network announced Harry & Meghan: The Royal Love Story on Sunday during the annual Television Critics Association press tour. As the title suggests, the movie will chart one of the most headline-grabbing romances of the modern era: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The TV movie is

The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46

Image: Redferns By Adam Rosenberg2018-01-15 19:28:08 UTC Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of Irish rock band The Cranberries, died Monday. She was 46. The band confirmed the news on their official Facebook page. There’s no cause of death listed; the post only notes that O’Riordan died “suddenly” while she was in London for “a short recording session.” The Cranberries were a staple of the 1990s alt-rock music scene. Their 1993 debut,

Samsung's big PC innovation is ... a stylus?!

Samsung unveils  new Notebook 9 Pen laptop at CES 2018.Image: raymond wong/mashable By Raymond Wong2018-01-09 00:45:01 UTC Samsung — buddy, pal, friend — what are you doing? I’m all for AI in everything, the connected, 5G in everything, and even Bixby, but how are you going to tell us adding an S Pen stylus to a laptop is any kind of meaningful PC innovation … in 2018? It’s not that

It's so damn cold someone went ice skating at the beach

By Brian Koerber2018-01-09 00:22:58 UTC [embedded content] Temperatures dipped so low in Maine this weekend that a man was spotted ice skating — at the beach. Peter and Sandra Lekousi were out for a chilly stroll on Long Sands Beach in York on Sunday when they spotted the odd scene, according to the Boston Globe. The ocean water had froze in such a way that it left a relatively flat