10 social media New Year’s resolutions that will make your online life a little...

As 2018 comes to a close, it's only a matter of time before New Year's resolution posts start rolling into your timelines.  But the barrage of empty promises and half-hearted resolutions on social media just make me want to scale back on my social media usage altogether. Forget hitting the gym more or learning new…

The year in Internet Boyfriends, from Noah Centineo to Adam Rippon

Like porn, Internet Boyfriends are hard to define — but also like porn, you know them when you see them. And 2018 was downright lousy with them. Some were fresh faces we'd never encountered before. (Well, most of us. We see you, Lady Who's Been Crushing On Winston Duke Since Person of Interest.) Others were…

14 of the biggest royal family moments from 2018

What a year it's been for the royal family!  While 2018 has been a mean old year for us mere mortals, those whose blood runs blue have had a festive year with not one but two weddings and some pretty major announcements.  Now that the year is coming to an end, it's time to look…

35 British tweets from 2018 that are guaranteed to make you chuckle

British Twitter has done well in 2018.Image: Getty Images/EyeEmBy Sam Haysom2018-12-31 09:30:00 UTC Britain may have been a wildly chaotic place in 2018 (you know, that whole Brexit thing) but that hasn't stopped us tweeting. Quite the opposite. British Twitter is generally a glorious place filled with puns, sarcasm, and the kind of amusing day-to-day…

Season 5 of ‘Black Mirror’ will be delayed because of ‘Bandersnatch’

'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' unsurprisingly was a time drain.Image: Netflix / Black MirrorBy Johnny Lieu2018-12-31 01:59:24 UTC With its myriad of decisions and endings, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch certainly looked like a hell of a film (or game?) to put together. So much so that in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, producer Annabel Jones confirmed that…

Microsoft’s prediction of 2019 ten years ago is just a bit off

Predictions of the future are rarely accurate, but Microsoft's vision of what its technology would look it 2019 would be like is pretty off the mark. The promotional video originally launched in 2009 was unearthed on reddit recently, where translucent, ultra-thin screens and interactive newspapers, slick (albeit dated looking) graphics are part of everyday life.…

Adorable baby penguin has no idea what happened in 2018. Lucky jerk.

Imagine waking up fresh after this medium-level bin fire of a year, with no knowledge whatsoever of everything that went down. That's the privilege of this offensively cute baby penguin, a newborn addition to the Cincinnati Zoo. First reported by NBC affiliate WLWT, the zoo posted a delightful photo to Facebook of the adorable one-day-old…

The 5 best ways to find the name of that song

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Looking for the best song identifier? Here are a few ways to find the name of that song.Image: Mashable / bob al-greeneBy Matt Binder2018-12-30 14:48:42 UTC There are few…

New beetle species named after ‘Game of Thrones’ characters

Sadly, Game of Thrones isn't returning until April 2019, but if you're in the mood for some show- related news to hold you over, we've got you covered. Brett Ratcliffe, a University of Nebraska entomologist and professor, decided to name three of his eight newly discovered beetle species after Game of Thrones characters. How fun!…

This ‘Bird Box’ meme hilariously combines the horror of ‘A Quiet Place’ and ‘Hush’

As any true horror fan should know, in the movies, senses like sight, speech, and hearing sometimes work against characters. In the 2016 film Hush, the protagonist, Maddie, can't hear. The 2018 film A Quiet Place follows a family who must remain silent, as sound attracts deadly monsters. And in Netflix's recently released hit Bird…

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