Qatar Airways launches smart workaround for electronics ban

Qatar Airways launches smart workaround for electronics ban

Electronics ban be damned, Qatar Airways is going to get its hard-working business travelers typing away on laptops no matter what. Less than a week after U.S. officials banned electronics larger than a smartphone on certain U.S.-bound flights from certain Middle East and Africa airports, the Doha-based airliner figured out how to get out of…

Your internet privacy is gone and more sad news in podcast form

Your internet privacy is gone and more sad news in podcast form

If you’re reading this, I’m sorry — your internet provider now knows you’re a fan of Mashable and they could sell that information. Please don’t blame us.  SEE ALSO: Telecom giants can finally stop caring about protecting your data This week, the U.S. government ripped apart the rules former Federal Communications Communications Chairman Tom Wheeler…

Bed Bath & Beyond is the latest chain to dump Trump

Bed Bath & Beyond is the latest chain to dump Trump

Bed Bath & Beyond is the latest retailer to clear the Trump name from its shelves. The homeware chain said Friday it no longer carries the first family’s product lines. The news first emerged in an email from a customer service rep posted on Twitter by #GrabYourWallet boycott leader Shannon Coulter, who has helped lead…

Scientists have recreated a period — and it's a big deal for women's health

Scientists have recreated a period — and it's a big deal for women's health

For decades, science maintained an awkward relationship with women as research subjects. Basically, scientists ignored them for logistical and cultural reasons, hoping that studies involving men and male animals would apply to women as well.  Here’s the not-so-surprising twist: That’s actually not how biology works. Sex and gender matter a lot when you’re testing a…

'Black Sails' series finale sees Flint and Silver united

'Black Sails' series finale sees Flint and Silver united

After four seasons of alliance and animosity, betrayal and hard-won trust, it all comes down to John Silver (Luke Arnold) and James Flint (Toby Stephens), whose tumultuous relationship has been the foundation of Starz’s Black Sails since the beginning. In Mashable‘s exclusive sneak peek at the Black Sails series finale, airing Sunday, April 2 at…

Police drones with lethal weapons are one step closer to reality

Police drones with lethal weapons are one step closer to reality

From the department of Things That Would  Make A Terrifying Black Mirror Episode: Connecticut lawmakers want police to be able to arm their drones with lethal weapons. This would be a United States first. Connecticut lawmakers have introduced a bill that basically lets police, and nobody else, shoot bullets from drones so long as they…

This super bizarre George Foreman tweet contains multitudes

This super bizarre George Foreman tweet contains multitudes

“Just because our friends are dying, doesn’t mean we can’t shed pounds & live” George Foreman, on Twitter; March 31, 2017.  Just because our friends are dying, doesn’t mean we can’t shed pounds & live pic.twitter.com/lkaCDpv554 — George Foreman (@GeorgeForeman) March 31, 2017 What a weird tweet. What a time be alive. (And shed pounds…