Hacked NES Power Glove is a thing of horrifying, wriggly beauty

By Alison Foreman2020-05-26 00:35:22 UTC [embedded content] Makeup tutorials, woodworking tutorials, baking tutorials — there are creators of every kind uploading lessons in their craft for the YouTube-watching masses. Still, it’s probably safe to assume this guy is the only YouTuber DIY-ing a robotic hand from an NES Power Glove to remotely play a modular synth. Probably. On Sunday, musician-turned-inventor Sam Battle (aka Look Mum No Computer) released a 12-minute

The 10 best kids' movies on Netflix right now

Image: mashable composite / shutterstock / sony / netflix All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. By Proma Khosla2020-05-26 00:00:00 UTC School’s out for the summer, and Netflix is here to help. With preventative measures against coronavirus still in place around the world, the pressure is on to keep kids occupied

A beefier Motorola Razr with 5G is reportedly dropping in the fall

Image: ZLATA IVELEVA / MASHABLE By Adam Rosenberg2020-05-25 19:51:26 UTC Maybe call it a comeback? Motorola’s revived Razr, which released earlier in 2020 as a folding-screen flip phone, definitely underwhelmed. But now there’s some chatter that another one may be coming before the end of the year. Get out that salt shaker, as this falls squarely into “rumor” territory. Setting aside the release timing, the next Razr is expected to

Ryan Reynolds joins Taika Waititi for a live reading of 'James and the Giant Peach'

By Adam Rosenberg2020-05-25 17:39:18 UTC [embedded content] If you’re looking for a dose of wholesome to brighten your lockdown Memorial Day, look no further than author Roald Dahl’s official home on YouTube, Roald Dahl HQ.  For the past week, filmmaker Taika Waititi (director of Thor: Ragnarok, among others) has been staging a live reading of Dahl’s beloved book, James and the Giant Peach. He’s had celebrity help every step of

A beer app is the latest privacy thorn in the U.S. military's side

Oh so you work there, and live over there. Got it. Image: vicky leta / mashable By Jack Morse2020-05-18 23:12:30 UTC Some people really just shouldn’t post. Falling into that category, again, are members of the U.S. military who share photos of beer and digitally “check in” to their favorite watering holes via the Untappd app. By using publicly accessible data in the app — in other words, no hacking

It's possible to make Instagram an empowering place

By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall2020-05-18 23:00:00 UTC At age 16, Leila Symonds was mostly following models and celebrities, including stars from England’s popular “Love Island,” on Instagram, just like many of her friends and others in her social media circle. After school, she’d scroll on her phone, liking posts featuring the reality stars and influencers’ seemingly perfect bodies and learning about their diets. “A lot of the ‘Love Island’ celebrities would

Everything coming to Disney+ in June 2020

All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. By Alison Foreman2020-05-18 22:41:10 UTC Kick your summer streaming off with some Disney+.  In June 2020, Mickey’s streaming service will unearth some old TV favorites, including the 101 Dalmatians and Schoolhouse Rock series, alongside new episodes of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian, Into the Unknown:

Pixel 5 to lose Google's motion sense feature, report says

Image: Drew Angerer / Getty Images Justin Herrick for PCMag 2020-05-18 21:45:23 UTC Follow @https://twitter.com/PCMag PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering Labs-based, independent reviews of the latest products and services. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology. Google is not planning to retain Motion Sense, 9to5Google reports. Motion Sense debuted alongside the Pixel 4, but it appears

Trump says he's taking controversial COVID-19 drug and now everyone's making Flintstones vitamin jokes

By Morgan Sung2020-05-18 21:17:34 UTC During a roundtable on Monday, President Trump told reporters that he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine to avoid contracting coronavirus.  Toward the end of the discussion with restaurant executives and other members of the industry, the president casually dropped that he’s been taking the drug (which is used to treat malaria, lupus, and arthritis) for “about a week and a half.”  “I’m still here,” he continued. When

Twitter says Trump is no exception to new coronavirus misinformation rules

Potentially dangerous misinformation will get a Twitter “warning” label. Image: twitter By Rachel Kraus2020-05-11 16:42:17 -0700 Twitter is advancing one step further in the fight against coronavirus misinformation. Executives announced in a company blog Monday that Twitter would start affixing labels and warnings to tweets containing information about COVID-19 that goes against the advice and knowledge of public health experts. That will include tweets where the misinformation is contained in