Stop buying into the idea of a skincare ‘holy grail’

Before deepfakes and alternative facts, the online world was already telling us fibs. In our series Lies the Internet Told Me, we call ’em all out. The term “holy grail” has become standard in beauty reviews and in online communities dedicated to skincare. The phrase generally refers to a skincare product so effective that it […]

Stonewall survivor tells his story of the uprising

Joe Negrelli, a SAGE participant and Stonewall survivor, tells his firsthand story of the Stonewall uprising in 1969. This video features archival footage throughout the decades, including highlights from Gay & Proud, a film by lesbian pioneer Lilli Vincenz, documenting the first-annual pride march. At the time Gay & Proud was made, no television networks […]

The hell of online baking advice

Before deepfakes and alternative facts, the online world was already telling us fibs. In our series Lies the Internet Told Me, we call ’em all out. I was having four panic attacks a day. And they were not short. I sat at my secretary desk in my bedroom in a Manhattan apartment my wife and […]

The time has come to wrap your tech accessories in a burrito

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. By Harry Hill2019-06-19 20:33:17 UTC Cords were meant to be wrapped up like a burrito, according to JanSport.  The popular backpack supplier has dished out a savory array of […]

The K-Pop light stick, explained

The flicker of tiny lighter flames once illuminated dimmed concert arenas during heart-wrenching numbers. Then it was phone flashlights waving brightly for all to see. But now K-pop fandoms have invented something much more high-tech to demonstrate their love for their idols: lightsticks.  These bright, beautiful lights are an essential part of any K-Pop concert-going […]