Sir Patrick Stewart had an adorable reaction to his football team being promoted


For a football fan, a penalty shootout in the play-off finals — with the chance of your team being promoted to the Premier League, no less — is about as tense as it gets.

And it’s even more tense when you’re not 100% sure what’s going on.

SEE ALSO: Patrick Stewart is being compared to Kellyanne Conway and he couldn’t be happier

On Monday, Huddersfield took on Reading in the Championship Final. The winner would be promoted to the Premier League, while the loser would stay down in the Championship.

Live-tweeting the action was Sir Patrick Stewart’s son, Daniel. He and his dad were in the crowd to support Huddersfield. Read more…

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This street race ended with a huge fail


Nore Davis was a winning street racer, but even he couldn’t run away from the law. Reminisce with the comedian as we animate the tale of his first arrest.

First Fails is a new mini-series from Mashable and Bravo. Join celebrities as they recount their first worst moments — coming to you in full animated color. Read more…

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Popular Chinese lesbian dating app, Rela, suddenly goes offline


Rela (热拉), a popular lesbian dating app from China, has suddenly gone dark.

People are speculating that the app has been blocked by the country’s notorious content censors, after its participation in an LGBTQ awareness event in Shanghai recently.

SEE ALSO: People are sharing their amazing love stories after Taiwan’s same-sex marriage ruling

The app, which was launched in 2012, has around five million registered users, as a cached version of its iTunes app description showed, according to Reuters.

Users have reported that the app, along with its social media Weibo account, have been blocked:

What a user will see logging on to the Rela app. The caption reads "Unable to reach DNS server."

What a user will see logging on to the Rela app. The caption reads “Unable to reach DNS server.”

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The final ‘House of Cards’ Season 5 promo is so deliciously creepy


Frank Underwood is back, and he’s just as sinister as ever.

SEE ALSO: This ‘House of Cards’ Season 5 trailer seems a little too realistic RN

On Tuesday at 3 a.m. ET, the official House of Cards Twitter account marked the release of the show’s fifth season with a trademark piece-to-camera from Kevin Spacey.

“As you can see the founding fathers didn’t plan for this,” says a grim-looking Frank Underwood in the video above. “But I did.

“Meet your new daddy.”


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Footage of how a Chinese factory made fake Budweiser beers will gross you out


You might want to put your beer down for this.

A small factory in China was found making counterfeit cans of Budweiser beer.

SEE ALSO: Take the party wherever you go with this portable beer pong table

It was raided by authorities in Dongguan, a city in Guangzhou, south China, early this month.

Footage from the factory has emerged since, and has started going viral. It’s not hard to see why; in the clips, workers dunk used cans into a tub of beer with their bare hands to fill them up:

The filled cans are then sent down a conveyor belt to get sealed: 

According to local reports, the factory was churning out 600,000 cartons of fake beer a month, although it hasn’t been specified how long it was operating. Read more…

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Critics love ‘Wonder Woman.’ They really, REALLY love ‘Wonder Woman’


Let’s not equivocate — let’s set off an honest, lasso-approved truth bomb, shall we?

Critics went positively nuts for Wonder Woman.

There’s just no way to un-sugarcoat this: As savagely as movie reviewers treated Suicide Squad — as much as we all sharpened our knives for Batman v Superman — this new Wonder Woman thing is just a freight train of love, coming at you full steam.

SEE ALSO: ‘Wonder Woman’ is the most inspiring superhero movie in years

No one’s saying it’s perfect. When the first social media reactions from the earliest screeners hit, there were a few grumblings here and there. And yeah, it’s got some issues with its villains and its place in the cinematic universe of DC Comics. Read more…

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Arcades of the future are going to be amazing, if StarVR is any indication


For many of us, thinking about the arcade brings back memories of old school shooter games. But kids of the future may have a very different experiences.

StarVR — from IMAX, Taiwanese PC maker Acer, and Swedish games studio Starbreeze — is deluxe VR like you wouldn’t get at home.

SEE ALSO: The first IMAX VR arcade is a huge hit—and I can see why

The system promises 5K resolution, with a wide 210 degree field of view, for an extra immersive experience.

At the Computex show in Taipei, I had the chance to test this immersion with first-person shooter game John Wick Chronicles, based on Keanu Reeves’ shooter movie franchise. Read more…

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‘Wonder Woman’ is the most inspiring superhero movie in years


Wonder Woman made her big-screen debut last year in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, but from a plot perspective, she didn’t really need to. Her role isn’t much more than a glorified cameo whose main purpose seems to be to set up future films.

SEE ALSO: Wonder Woman has taken over the world (wide web) and it’s about damn time

Tonally, though, her introduction was crucial. Wonder Woman felt like a glowing beacon of hope in a grim and gritty movie, and her uncomplicated heroism stood in stark relief to the more tormented variety exemplified by her future Justice League teammates.

This week’s big release proves that was no flukeWonder Woman the movie does for the DCEU what Wonder Woman the character did for Batman v Superman, offering a different perspective on the franchise that brings its vision into clearer focus. And in doing so, it becomes one of the most inspiring superhero movies since Captain America: The First Avenger.  Read more…

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Yep, someone has made music from a fidget spinner


You might be already very familiar with the work of YouTuber Andrew Huang. 

He’s attained quite a following for making music out of unconventional things, like water, or “99 Red Balloons” composed entirely by balloons. 

SEE ALSO: The only thing worse than the fidget spinner craze is fidget spinner apps

Despite all that, all his fans want to see is him make music from fidget toys. “This has gotta be one of my most requested videos of all time,” Huang exclaims. And so, here we are.

Being an instrument that doesn’t make much noise apart from a whirr and a click, it works best for a “minimal techno” track, and Huang’s effort ends up being close to a tune you’d hear on record label Perlon. Read more…

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Here’s a snake regurgitating a living snake, because nature is disgusting

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