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Professors commenting on quiz doodles will make your day

This is One Good Thing, a weekly column where we tell you about one of the few nice things that happened this week. Doodling can be a great way to get the creative juices flowing, to help concentrate during class, … Continue reading

‘Am I depressed?’: How teens can find mental health help online

Teens don’t need to read the headlines to know that they and too many of their peers are feeling lonely, sad, anxious, and suicidal. Recent headlines, however, confirm what’s happening in their lives.   This week, a Pediatrics study documented … Continue reading

5 cheap online courses that could help you land a job in AI

These days, pundits galore are proselytizing about the Future of Work. Depending on who you ask, the robots may or may not be taking over, leaving us mere humans pondering how work fits into our lives and whether we’re going … Continue reading

A new crop of stress toys is here to take over where fidget spinners left off

March Mindfulness is our new series that examines the explosive growth in mindfulness and meditation technology — culminating in Mashable’s groundbreaking competitive meditation bracket contest. Because March shouldn’t be all madness. Reaching for your phone as a distraction from uncomfortable … Continue reading

Save an additional 15% on these personal hygiene essentials

No one likes getting ready for bed. But if you’re one of the many rushing through your bathroom hygiene routine, the only victim is yourself. Taking care of your face, and especially the inside of your mouth, can have long-term … Continue reading

Reporter used spit to fix hair and Twitter can’t handle it

Pity the remote reporter who has no control when the feed goes live and catches him or her in a vulnerable moment. This happened to NBC’s Matt Bradley who was broadcasting a live spot from Syria about the fight against … Continue reading

Adele and Jennifer Lawrence dropped in on a popular NYC gay bar and partied hard

Patrons at the popular New York City gay bar Pieces got a big surprise on Friday night when ho-hum music superstar Adele and one of her besties, Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, dropped by for some drinks and some fun.  SEE … Continue reading

Save up to 30% off bed and bath must-haves during The Home Depot’s Spring Savings

It’s been a loong winter with way too much time spent binge-watching in bed. All the more reason to strip those stale sheets, replace your threadbare towels, and hit up The Home Depot’s online-only Spring Savings.   Think high-quality basics: … Continue reading

Wow: U.S. gov’t warns there’s a spring flood risk for two-thirds of the Lower 48

In Nebraska and Iowa there’s a brown sea where there should be homes, roads, gas stations, and open country.  Historic floods have deluged vast swaths of the Midwest — even flooding a third of the U.S. Air Force base that … Continue reading

High school performs ‘Alien’ as a play and it looks spectacular

If you need proof that kids these days are alright and amazing, simply cast your eyes on the students at New Jersey’s North Bergen High School who put on a stage play version of the classic sci-fi horror film Alien.  … Continue reading