Kid takes a bite of a pickle and self-destructs

Hot pickles should be eaten cautiously, with plenty of preparation in the event of extreme sourness and heat. Not every little kid knows that. Twitter user @iamlaurans recently fed a hot pickle to her nephew who was begging to have a taste, only to have him collapse in agony. Be careful what kind of pickle…

Stephen King just demolished Donald Trump over his latest comments about the wall

Guess what Stephen King thinks about Trump's wall?Image: Astrid Stawiarz/Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/getty images/mashable compositeBy Sam Haysom2018-12-13 10:31:31 UTC If you're a follower of Stephen King on Twitter, chances are you could hazard a pretty good guess as to how the horror master might feel about Trump's wall. Well, over the past couple of days,…

Travis Scott’s VMA Performance Was A Thrilling Theme Park Adventure

Chaotic, psychedelic, and captivating, Travis Scott's 2018 MTV Video Music Awards performance transported viewers to his vision of Astroworld. The Houston rapper began his set performing "Stargazing" as he traveled through a rollercoaster car emblazoned with the phrase, "Look Mom I can fly." His heavily processed vocals perfectly matched the kaleidoscope flair of the visual…

New US asylum rules leave sex abuse survivors ‘always afraid’

Yasmin Montes knew what the loud pounding on the door of her home in Potrerillos, Honduras meant. Caught up in a relationship with a gang member, the young mother of one, suffered regular beatings by her boyfriend for more than three years.  During one of his most violent visits in 2014, he threatened to take…

European Championships 2018: British sprinting – what is going so right?

Zharnel Hughes, Reece Prescod, Dina Asher-Smith and Imani-Lara Lansiquot are all part of Great Britain's sprint team for Berlin Athletics European Championships Venue: Olympic Stadium, Berlin Dates: 7-12 August Coverage: Live across BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 live and sports extra plus the BBC Sport website with further coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected…

Critics can’t agree on ‘Mary Poppins Return’

Ranging from "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" to "meh," critical reactions to Mary Poppins Returns are all over the place. Some early audience members delighted in the revamped world of color, propriety, and nostalgia. While other critics, like Mashable's Angie Han, say the sequel feels contrived, forced, and thoroughly unimaginative. Starring Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns takes viewers back…

Bugatti will make only 40 of its new $5.8 million super sports car

Named for French racing driver Alberto Divo, Bugatti's latest sports car was revealed this week as an ultra-ultra super sports car. The Divo — not to be confused with the French automaker's $3 million Chiron — is a lighter sports car (77 pounds to be exact) with a subtly different look and improved cooling system.…

Being the change

Watch our video above to learn more about The Giving Keys and their mission to help people transition out of homelessness, and read our article below to go behind-the-scenes with the inspiring people who make The Giving Keys work. Omara never envisioned her life path would lead to entrepreneurship. She’d struggled with addiction, experienced homelessness,…

Apple’s Sept. 12 event: What to expect from the ‘iPhone XS’

The time has come: Summer's over and Apple is holding a bonanza of a launch event to announce new products, headlined by what will likely be three new iPhones. After months of rumors and speculation, Tim Cook and company will make Apple's fall product lineup official on Sept. 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater in…

Mako Vunipola: England and Saracens prop to miss autumn internationals with calf strain

Mako Vunipola limped off midway through the first half of the 13-3 win in Glasgow on SundayEngland have been dealt a further injury blow before the autumn internationals after prop Mako Vunipola was ruled out for about six weeks. Vunipola strained his calf in Saracens' Champions Cup win over Glasgow. The 27-year-old's brother Billy is…

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