Retired English teacher Yvonne Mason has spent much of her life correcting students’ writing. But it’s a letter from the White House, signed by President Donald Trump, which has proved a pretty noteworthy correction exercise — and it’s attracted plenty of attention. SEE ALSO: We’ve become normalized to Trump’s tweets.…
Source: Mashable: Teacher sends back letter from White House, after correcting it


Surprise, surprise. Despite speculation Battlefield V would include cosmetic-only loot boxes, meaning players could only score items that customised a character’s look, the feature has reportedly been cut. SEE ALSO: 7 new ‘Battlefield V’ features that promise to change the way you play An EA spokesperson told Kotaku that there…
Source: Mashable: ‘Battlefield V’ will apparently be free of loot boxes


Aside from being very good at the music thing, Korean pop kings BTS are smashing records. The group’s album Love Yourself: Tear will debut at number one on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart for the week of Jun. 2, becoming the first K-pop group to do so. SEE ALSO: The…
Source: Mashable: K-pop group BTS just smashed another world-first


Residents and local press in Maryland posted frightening footage of destructive flash flooding on Sunday, following heavy rain across the state. Particularly affected was Ellicott City, located about 14 miles west of Baltimore, which suffered intense flash flooding along its Main Street — the very same street that was turned…
Source: Mashable: Maryland residents post frightening videos of flash flooding after heavy rain

As Elon Musk’s ongoing campaign to piss off every journalist continued to make headlines, you may have missed a key bit of news: His secretive company Neuralink is funding primate research at the University of California as it pursues its quest to create brain-computer interfaces. So when, at some point in our…
Source: Gizmodo: Elon Musk’s Monkey Tests, Dating Site Hell, and Alexa Nightmares: The Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week


It’s surely a stunt out of a Hollywood film. A man’s dramatic climb up the side of a building to rescue a child in Paris earned him widespread praise, plus a meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron. SEE ALSO: NASA shares the story of how a SpaceX launch completely melted…
Source: Mashable: Real-life ‘Spider-Man’ who climbed building to save child to meet with French president


In the days following Harvey Weinstein’s arrest, some within the entertainment industry have posted a statement released by Time’s Up — the organization created in the wake of the scandal.  Others, like actress Annabella Sciorra, have taken things a step further. Sciorra was one of the women to come forward…
Source: Mashable: One Harvey Weinstein accuser says she won’t celebrate his arrest in a must-read thread


On May 22, a SpaceX rocket launch left one poor, seemingly high-end camera horribly disfigured and forever ruined. Now, NASA has shared the specifics of what happened. Bill Ingalls, the space and aeronautics agency’s photographer, is the one who was tasked that day with capturing the launch. But even his…
Source: Mashable: NASA shares the story of how a SpaceX launch completely melted this poor camera

Optics and ethics are two words that simply are lacking in the Trump family lexicon.Read more…
Source: Gizmodo: China Approved More Ivanka Trump Trademarks the Same Week As Daddy’s ZTE Pivot 


During Memorial Day Weekend, many people gathered in backyards to kick off cookout season across the country — but in Denver, some visited an unassuming backyard to witness an attempt to shatter the world record for tallest stack of waffles, which was previously at 51 cm.  Journalist Elizabeth Hernandez was…
Source: Mashable: Someone live tweeted the world record for tallest stack of waffles — and it was a dramatic affair

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