The Surgeon General Is Holding A Lottery To Exempt One Lucky Pregnant Woman From His Smoking Warning

If you’re an expectant mother, get excited, because here’s an incredible new opportunity that could make your pregnancy a lot more fun: The U.S. surgeon general just announced that he is holding a lottery to exempt one lucky pregnant woman from his smoking warning. Awesome! Starting today, pregnant women can enter the lottery by submitting

Titanic II will set sail in 2022 and it’s going over on Twitter about as well as you’d expect

Image: Universal History Archive / UIG via Getty Images By Chloe Bryan2018-10-23 15:45:17 UTC Titanic II, a replica of the original Titanic, will make its first voyage in 2022. It will have room for 2,400 passengers and 900 crew members, just like the original Titanic. Also, it will trace the precise route of the original

Apple will fix an iOS 12 bug that caused unnaturally smooth selfies

People were complaining about unnaturally smooth selfies on the iPhone XS.Image: lili sams/mashable By Rachel Kraus2018-10-23 15:34:11 UTC Beauty is in the eye of the iPhone beholder. Apple is fixing a bug in its smart front camera system that made for unnaturally filtered-looking selfies. Apple confirmed to The Verge that the phenomenon some iPhone users

Lil Yachty’s ‘Nuthin 2 Prove’ Would Be Better If Its Title Were True

Quality Control Music Poor Lil Yachty. When he showed up on the scene with his Lil Boat mixtape in spring of 2016, he had all the makings of a star. He was colorful, optimistic, distinctive, and instantly resonated with young fans of the burgeoning cloud rap scene with his self-proclaimed “bubblegum trap.” There was just

11 Benefits Of Crying That Prove It’s Healthy To Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve

Stop stuffing your emotions in your chest. Stop forcing yourself to be strong. Stop playing pretend because there are plenty of benefits of crying. There is nothing wrong with crying over stress, frustration, heartache, or loss. It is much healthier for you to shed a few tears than for you to put up emotional barriers.

The Instagram artist who turns pop divas into ‘Pokémon’ leaders warms my gaymer heart

This is Ode To…, a weekly column where we share the stuff we’re really into in hopes that you’ll be really into it, too. As an avid gaymer, I’m naturally drawn to anything that involves video games or my favorite female pop icons, and seeing these two worlds collide is pretty much my dream (next

Apollo 11’s journey to the moon, annotated

Apollo 11 launched on July 16, 1969, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins on a journey to pull off humankind’s first moon landing. The mission was the culmination of years of research and preparation, and the pinnacle of the so-called “space race” between the United States and the Soviet Union, a years-long

Amazon has the amazing 4-in-1 Ninja Multi-Cooker on sale for 56% off

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Become a slow-cooking ninjaImage: ninja By Dorothy PittiMashable Deals2018-10-23 15:07:12 UTC When you hear “Ninja” in terms of kitchen appliances, you may automatically think of the super popular Ninja blender. But y’all—the Ninja 4-in-1 Multi/Slow Cooker takes kitchen

Nebraska’s New Tourism Campaign Gets Real

Nebraska Tourism Commission Before today, I didn’t know a single thing about Nebraska. Not because of some strange grudge or misguided bias against the Midwest, but simply because I’ve never had a reason to dive deep into information about the state. But today — thanks in part to a genius travel campaign — that all

The first Amazon Go store in NYC will be across from the World Trade Center

An Amazon Go store is coming to New York City’s financial district. Here’s a photo of one of its Seattle, Washington locations.Image: David Ryder/Getty Images By Matt Binder2018-10-23 14:28:10 UTC Amazon’s convenience store of the future is coming to Manhattan — more specifically, New York’s financial district. According to Recode, New York City’s very first

The Apple iPad Air 2 is now on sale for almost $200 off from Walmart

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Save $200 on the iPad Air 2Image: Apple/mashable photo composite By Rudie ObiasMashable Deals2018-10-23 14:45:03 UTC Apple is known for their sleek and compact design, as well as their powerful and user-friendly performance. All of that signature style

Lilian Garcia Talks WWE Evolution And The Evolution Of Women In WWE

WWE Lilian Garcia was a staple of WWE programming as a ring announcer and backstage interviewer for over a decade. Since 2016, she has returned to ring announce the finals of the first Mae Young Classic and first WrestleMania Women’s Battle Royal, appear at Raw 25, and sing the national anthem at certain special occasions.

Amazon has Casper memory foam mattresses on sale for 20% off today

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Max comfy levels: Achieved.Image: casper By Leah StodartMashable Deals2018-10-23 14:31:29 UTC With the holidays creeping up way faster than anyone realized, you may be feeling like it’s time to stop spending on yourself and start building up that

What’s coming to Hulu in November 2018

Menu: planned. Plane tickets: purchased. Last minute invitation to your distant cousin: extended. Now… what to watch? With Thanksgiving just around the corner, families across the country, both big and small, are neck-deep in the annual scramble to schedule family time.  Sure, you’ll take Aunt Marge to that Cézanne exhibit she’s been talking up for

David Crosby Sounds Off On #MeToo, Neil Young And His Creative Rebirth

Getty Image When David Crosby phoned last week for an interview, he immediately apologized for calling five minutes late. A slight lack of punctuality is hardly unusual for a musician, but the 77-year-old rock icon believes that every second is precious these days. After spending much of the ’60s and ’70s at the center of

Politicians are trolling to win the midterms. Some of it is … good.

It’s Troll Week on Mashable. Join us as we explore the good, the bad, and the ugly of internet trolling. It used to be that the troll population consisted primarily of sweaty nerds. But now, everyone’s trolling, including crappy steak brands and … actual candidates for higher office. Used correctly, trolling — which uses inflammatory

20 Halloween Pranks Spooky Enough To Scare Your Toughest Friends

Try these Halloween pranks before October ends! 1. If you want to scare little kids approaching your house for candy — or your spouse when they come home from work — then you should dress up like a scarecrow and sit on the porch. When someone gets close enough, jump up and scream so they know

RANKED: The Most Powerful People In The World, 2018

CEOWORLD magazine has released its ranking of the most powerful people in the world for 2018. Despite the controversy surrounding him, out of the world’s 65 most-powerful individuals, the US President Donald Trump, seized the top spot, primarily because of his control over the world’s largest economic and military power. Vladimir Putin, the President of

Amazon has the GoPro HERO on sale for nearly $46 off

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Capture quick moments with GoPro.Image: GoPro By Rudie ObiasMashable Deals2018-10-23 13:59:23 UTC The original GoPro HERO was a handy little action cam that captured amazing photos and videos in high definition. And as amazing as the old model was,