Michael Phelps opens up about his struggle with depression and anxiety

Over the years Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, has used his voice to become a prominent advocate for mental health. The legendary swimmer recently spoke at the Kennedy Forum's annual mental health conference in Chicago to open up about his struggle with depression and anxiety, CNN reported. In the 20-minute interview with political strategist David Axelrod, Phelps discussed everything from his post-Olympics depression to … [Read more...]

This cryptocurrency dude’s r/relationships post is a nightmare, even for Reddit

Cryptocurrency: it can make a bad situation a lot worse! Take, for example, the tale of this man, who is being thoroughly criticized for a post (since deleted) on the subreddit r/relationships. In the post, he wonders how to make his girlfriend, with whom he has a tense and sometimes incendiary relationship, realize that he cares about her. SEE ALSO: Here's what you need to know before you buy bitcoin Reddit my girlfriend wants a break because I … [Read more...]

These cricket commentators had no idea who Donkey Kong was

It's not often gorillas attend cricket matches. SEE ALSO: Diversity in the video game industry is (surprise) not good A couple of cricket commentators were stumped Thursday when scanning the costumed masses of fans watching Australia v England. Um.... Can someone try explain this? 😅 #AUSvENG pic.twitter.com/lzLCjjnlb4 — Wide World of Sports (@wwos) January 19, 2018 "I thought you said it was apes, mate?""Nope. Definitely Super … [Read more...]

Watch a rescue drone save 2 swimmers in distress

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This big sticker could unclog your toilet

The 'Pongtu' is a sticker that goes over your toilet and works just like a plunger. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Real, Toilet, Bathroom, and Real Time … [Read more...]

Most anticipated films of 2018

There are plenty of blockbusters that we're looking forward to (looking at you, Black Panther). CineFix's Clint Gage and Ti, with Mashable's Entertainment reporter Jess Joho, talked about the 3 movies they're way crazy super excited about in 2018. Subscribe to CineFix for more movie-related content. Read more...More about Entertainment, Oscar Isaac, Movie Reviews, Ex Machina, and 2018 … [Read more...]

This thumb-sized phone can make calls and send texts

People with small hands might love this phone. It's as small as it gets. It only works on 2G- but it's pretty cuteMore here. Read more...More about Mobile, Mobile Phone, Real Time, Real Time Video, and Real Time … [Read more...]

This Google Photos panorama fail is actually just really awesome

Google Photos has this pretty neat feature that will stitch together photos to create one seamless panoramic scene. Results may vary, though. The feature is automatic, and Photos will only stitch together pictures that were taken close to each other, so you can't really game the system too easily. However, sometimes Google will get a little confused and combine photos that don't really go together well. Redditor MalletsDarker took some photos at … [Read more...]

This sex-positive indie game is basically Nintendo meets porn

Warning: This post contains images that are NSFW Like the Shake Weight, the experience of vigorously jerking your phallic-looking Wii Remote up and down to win at Mario Party always felt a bit... NSFW. The 2006 game WarioWare: Smooth Moves didn't help. A Wii rhythm game, you were required to beat a variety of short "microgames" with motion control challenges that sped up the longer you stayed alive. One such microgame, entitled "Spray It, Don't … [Read more...]

Instagram just added a powerful new way to stalk people on the app

Instagram is now even more of a stalker's paradise. Everyone's favorite photo and video sharing app has just added an "Activity Status" that lets all your friends and followers "see when you were last active" on the app, just like on Facebook Messenger. Creeeeeeeepy! SEE ALSO: 12 awesome Instagram features you're probably not using When you open up Instagram Direct, the messaging section of the app, you'll now see it shows whether your friends … [Read more...]

Yep, Barack Obama’s birthday Instagram message to Michelle is super adorable

When it comes to being adorable, Barack Obama has a strong track record. Last year he surprised Michelle with a special video for their 25th wedding anniversary, and pretty much nobody could handle how cute it was. SEE ALSO: Barack Obama teams up with Chance the Rapper and Steph Curry for uplifting new ad Anyway, he's at it again. On Wednesday, to celebrate Michelle's 54th birthday, Barack shared the following post on Instagram. You're not … [Read more...]

How Google’s ‘speed update’ will affect mobile search

Google searches on your phone are about to get an important upgrade. The company announced an upcoming "speed update" to search, which will put some slower loading pages lower down in search results on mobile devices. SEE ALSO: Google's latest Pixel feature is your first look at the future of search Google says it expects the speed update, set to take effect in July, will only affect "a small percentage of queries," but given the number of Google … [Read more...]

Nintendo Labo is a new DIY way to play games on the Switch

Nintendo has revealed a whole new lineup of video game accessories for the Switch ... and they're all made of cardboard. SEE ALSO: The Nintendo Switch is the fastest selling console ever in the U.S. Nintendo Labo is a new line of accessories that allow players to transform their Switch console and Joy-Con controllers into new ways to play. The different Labo creations (called Toy-Cons) include one that turns the Joy-Con into a fishing rod and … [Read more...]

Your grandparents will love being friends with this robot

Meet the friendly robot that is designed to converse... with the elderly. Although human company may be nicer, this robot is quite possibly smarter. It can arrange appointments, remind you to Skype your family and take your medicine, and suggest fun activitiesThis robot could be a great friend. Read more...More about Elderly, Real Time, Real Time Video, Real Time, and Elderly Support … [Read more...]