• Next generation of women in tech get a savvy role model in new children’s show
  • Yes, you should definitely care about the $80 billion AT&T-Time Warner deal
  • AT&T will buy Time Warner for $80 billion
  • Clothing line wants to change how you see people living with schizophrenia
  • Mom Nearly Faints When Doctor Accidentally Glues Sons Eye Shut

Next generation of women in tech get a savvy role model in new children’s show

Dot plays on her tablet with her best friend, Hal, and mother in the background. Image: Dot/Sprout Dot is like a lot of 8-year-old girls in 2016 spirited, smart and savvy when it comes to all things tech. Although Dot is a cartoon, she is doing real-world work to inspire girls to take these qualities into their adult lives. A new children’s show, Dot, featuring the young character recently premiered…


Yes, you should definitely care about the $80 billion AT&T-Time Warner deal

Yes, you. Image: flicker/a2gemma If you’re not a media wonk, it can be hard to really care about things like the $80 billion deal between AT&T and Time Warner. But you should. You definitely should. Time Warner has a lot that TV, movies and sports people love. Enjoy Game of Thrones? TW owns HBO. Like the NBA? TW has that on TNT. Into DC Comics movies? TW owns Warner Bros….


AT&T will buy Time Warner for $80 billion

AT&T has reached a deal to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion, a move that would create one of the most powerful media companies in the world. The merger combines one of the biggest distribution companies with one of the biggest producers of TV and movies. AT&T owns DirecTV and is the second-largest wireless provider in the United States. Time Warner owns HBO and Turner Broadcasting System, which includes CNN,…


Clothing line wants to change how you see people living with schizophrenia

Image: Schizophrenia.NYC/Mashable Severe mental illness is rarely talked about publicly, let alone referenced proudly and unapologetically on a T-shirt. Graphic designer Michelle Hammer is hoping to change that by starting a conversation about schizophrenia through her eye-catching designs as part of her company, Schizophrenic.NYC. SEE ALSO: 5 black artists using their work to fight mental health stigma The company, which sells everything from T-shirts to coffee mugs and bracelets, launched…


Mom Nearly Faints When Doctor Accidentally Glues Sons Eye Shut

When Julia Vavatsikos took her 3-year-old son to the doctor, she thought they would fix his eye, which had been scratched by the family cat. However, that’s not quite what happened. Instead of the doctor handling the situation, areceptionistglued the boy’s eye shut. “I thought I was going to faint. I got emotional; I got scared. I was angry. I didn’t know what to do. My son was screaming; he…


Diner Customer Stares At Waiters Bad Teeth, Asks To Talk To Manager To Pay For Dental Work

The Doo-Dah Diner in Wichita, KS, is a beloved spot serving up classic comfort food. Adding to the cozy feel of the little eatery is its friendly staff, among whom is the notable waiter, Brian Maixner. Maixner is a chatty, smiley man. With his bright, positive attitude, he has made a name for himself in the establishment. Unfortunately, he’s been suffering from a series of dental issues for several years…


Ordinary-Looking Ouija Board Sheet Cake Sends The Internet Into An Uproar

Halloween is a holiday totally based on scary stuff and things that go bump in the night! After all, theres something kind of fun about having the stuffing scared out of you, and its even more fun to scare the daylights out of someone else. Our cultural love of all things scary means that people will come out in droves to see horror movies, and that otherworldly slumber party games,…


Moms Ordinary Nose Grows To Be Enormous, Doctors Say Its Rosacea

When Pamela was a little girl, she had stunning, glowing skin. As she grew older, her skin began to change. At first, it didn’t seem unusual she began to get acne, then her skin began to turn red and flakey. Doctors diagnosed Pamela with the skin condition, rosacea, but still, her symptoms began to grow more bizarre. Her nose began to grow bigger and bigger in size. When Pamela gave…


Teen Athlete Gets Kicked In The Head, Wakes Up From Coma Speaking Fluent Spanish

Many kids in middle school and high school enjoy playing sports. It’s part of their daily curriculum, and may be even one of the most enjoyable parts of the day. Parents love seeing their kids bond with others their age and learn what proper sportsmanship is like. But with playing sports comes the risk of injury. High-contact sports like football are particularly dangerous because of the chances of getting gravely…


Men In A White Van Catcall Woman, Then She Calls Their Boss To Get Revenge

Courtney Greatrex, a 22-year-old from London, was walking to work at 7:30 AM one morning. Traffic was slow, and she was on her way to the tube (London’s underground transit system). While she was walking there, three men in a white van began to catcall her. They shouted obscenities at her as they followed her with her vehicle. They rang bells at her, laughed at her, and made fun of…


9 Things You Should Absolutely Avoid Doing When Youre Angry

Anger is a very common human emotion. It stems from frustration, people we don’t get along with, work, relationships… just about anything, anywhere. With anger lurking around every corner, you’d think there might be an easy solution to control it by now. Sure, there are tons of simple exercises to try out, like breathing deeply or going for a stroll. But, no matter how many waysyou try to calm yourself,…


Thousands of gay men convicted of now-abolished sex offences to be posthumously pardoned

Alan Turing (1912-1954) died by suicide two years after his conviction for an affair with a man. Image: HERITAGE IMAGES/GETTY IMAGES LONDON Thousands of gay and bisexual men convicted of now-abolished sexual offences will be pardoned by the UK government, the Ministry of Justice has announced. SEE ALSO: Thousands of gay men could finally be pardoned for historical ‘offences’ The law has been dubbed the “Alan Turing Law,” named after…


Wife Miscarries 4 Times, Grieving Dad Reveals The Emotions He Wishes Hed Shared Sooner

Have you ever wanted to tell someone something, but you were afraid that it would only make them more upset? Grief and sadness are very tough things to deal with. But often, they can be handled with more care when people are open and honest with each other. Alan Ferguson’s wife’s first miscarriage happened right before their wedding. He hid his grief from Jen, as he didn’t want to burden…


Dad Tells His Daughter To Pick Her Picture Day Outfit, Then She Comes Out In A Costume

Superman is easily the most recognizable superhero around the world, out of any hero out there. Even though Superman isn’t actually real, his heroic actions in comic books and films have inspired many people. Adults and children love this hero and idolize him. It helps that his costume colors are red and blue – who doesn’t love that color combination? As most children do around this time of year, Kaylieann…


Farmers Are Growing Pink Porcelain Doll Pumpkins To Help Find A Cure For Breast Cancer

One of the most funparts of fall is getting to pick out pumpkins! Heading to the pumpkin patch when the leaves turn was always a tradition in my family, and I have definitely continued itas a grown-up. And once you’ve procured your perfect pumpkin, there are hundreds of ways you can decorate or display it. You can go the traditional route and carve a cool face into it,grab your chalkboard…