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You, too, can help guard the galaxy by participating in Marvel’s #GrootDancebomb challenge

Who knew Baby Groot's dance moves could help save the world? OK, so that might be a bit of an exaggeration. But Marvel's #GrootDancebomb challenge does put the Guardian of the Galaxy's skills to good use restoring the forest, in celebration of Earth month. (Earth...

Tumblr wants you to ‘hang out and watch stuff’ on its new app, Cabana

While the world debates about whether Instagram is killing Snapchat or not, Tumblr has been quietly launching updates to its niche and loyal user base. The latest and biggest by far is Cabana, a new app to "hang out" and "watch videos" with your...

This typewriter-inspired keyboard will have you kickin' it old school

The computer keyboard just got an old-school reinvention. Thanks to the the 'Qwerkywriter,' you can now standout in the crowd. The keyboard connects with most Bluetooth-enabled devices.  Read more...More about Mashable Video, Kicking It Old School, Kickin It Ol Skool, Old School, and Real Time...

Snapchat’s new world lenses are its biggest push into augmented reality

Snap Inc. is a camera company, and on the day of F8, Facebook's annual conference for developers, they want to remind the tech industry, Wall Street, and their loyal users of that mission.  Snapchat is launching new world lenses, an expansion of its world lens...

These engaging, hyper-visual maps can help us better understand homelessness

A new data project immediately hits you with a simple yet devastating message on its homepage: "The issue of modern homelessness is broad and complex, affecting too many of our neighbors and communities." But not all hope is lost. And for the site Understanding Homelessness,...

Gorillaz team up with Pandora for a TMI glimpse into the music that shaped their sound

If you don't hear the Michael Buble influence on the new Gorillaz album, maybe you're not listening hard enough.  The band is one of a slew of artists (including 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Halsey and Lil' Yachty) teaming up with Pandora for their new Sounds...

How WhatsApp brings my family closer together

I grew up in India and moved to New York City four years ago, but I’ve always had family all around the world. In spite of having high-speed internet, access to Skype, Yahoo Messenger and numerous other communication tools, almost every interaction was one-on-one.This...

How photographers use iPhones to get gorgeous shots of a massive water festival

Over the weekend, Thailand soaked up the festivities during its annual mass water fight, Songkran. The Thai new year marks the arrival of spring, but visitors to the country also know it as a weekend-long water fight, as major streets get closed, and people arm...

The redesigned Google Earth works directly in Chrome

Google Earth has been reborn. Google unveiled a completely redesigned Google Earth and it does away with the single worst thing about the previous version of the software. Out now for desktop and Android, it no longer requires a separate download — it's available directly...

Lady Gaga FaceTimed Prince William to talk about mental health and you have to watch it

British Royalty and Pop Royalty joined forces today to create a powerful video encouraging people to speak more openly about mental health.  The video — which starts at 1:50 — shows Lady Gaga sipping her morning coffee in her Hollywood abode as she FaceTimes Prince...