Pete Cashmore (born 18 September 1985) is the CEO and founder of the popular blog Mashable, a Technorati Top 10 blog worldwide. He grew up in Banchory, and founded Mashable in Aberdeen, Scotland in 2005 at age 19.

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  • June 26, 1886Jamie Swan jumps off a short stone wall at Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn.Image: Wallace G. Levison/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty ImagesWallace G. Levison was a chemist, inventor, and lecturer who founded the Departments of Mineralogy and Astronomy at the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences in the latter half of the 19th century.He was also an avid photographer, using the new te...

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  • My wife recently decided to print out a hundred or so of the best photographs we've taken with our smartphones over the years. Looking at them, I've noticed something interesting: More than half of them were selfies. It's hardly surprising. Rear cameras are great for taking photos of sunsets, but for those family moments you really want to remember, a selfie makes more sense. So why are rear camer...

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  • Freitag has completely changed the way your travel bag is made. Instead of a heavy metal frame, the bag uses compressed air for support, making the Zippelin bag the inflatable gear you never knew you needed. Read more...More about Travel, Transportation, Mashable Video, Real People, and Real Time

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  • The best part of Halloween by far is the candy.  If you're young and hungry for those sweets, obviously the best way to get them is to go trick-or-treating  But, have you ever wondered who created this prestigious celebration (still not a federal holiday, but whatever) and who decided to add trick-or-treating to the mix.  One spooky night... Image: giphyHalloween derives from the three-day Celti...

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  • Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Today's aspiring robot inventors have an advantage over droid-loving Anakin Skywalker and it comes in the form of the Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle. Over the course of 22 hours of expert training, you'll get familiarized with the world's most popular open-source electronics platform so you...

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  • Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Choosing a new pair of workout headphones is more complicated than it should be. Beats are too expensive, Bose are way too expensive (the dream), and the internet is full of knockoff pairs that were potentially built with Elmer's Glue. And all you want is a reliable stream of your favorite track ...

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  • Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Two years of business school? Hard pass. Student debt? Double hard pass. SEE ALSO: If you want to grow your business, start by increasing your social media following Avoid both of these factors on your journey to becoming an expert manager or executive by enrolling in Your MBA In a Box: The Advan...

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  • It's been over a year since we rampantly binged our way through the sweet '80s nostalgia of Stranger Things Season 1, and now — finally — the sequel is less than 10 days away. The final trailer is out, a clip of Eleven has been released, and the Upside Down is so close you can practically smell it. SEE ALSO: Netflix shuts down 'Stranger Things' pop-up bar in the nicest way possible Still, we've go...

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  • "Can I get you to sign on the bottom?" "Your signature, please?" "Sign here." Those prompts that you've heard forever after shopping, eating out, and spending money are coming to an end. SEE ALSO: Personalize your credit cards (and support a good cause) with these custom card covers MasterCard is doing away with signatures on purchases starting in April. It's the end of an era. The future signatur...

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  • Hey, it's October and here we are, still talking about President Donald Trump's inauguration. Hillary Clinton was on The Graham Norton Show on Friday to promote the release of her book What Happened when the two got talking about Trump's inauguration in January, which she attended alongside other former presidents and their spouses.  Obviously, Clinton, who won the popular vote by 3 million bu...

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  • Puerto Rico is in trouble. Approximately 3 million of its residents are still without electricity after the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria, and 30% lack access to drinkable water. Exacerbating the process of recovery is the fact that communication infrastructure in general, and the internet specifically, is experiencing trouble across the U.S. territory. Enter Alphabet's Project Loon, wh...

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  • The Snowman has been getting some lackluster reviews. So it only makes sense that the movie would get turned into a meme.   SEE ALSO: Michael Fassbender and James Corden almost defeated by an inanimate door People have been poking fun at the film's promotional poster, which features a crudely drawn snowman.  never getting tired of this. these posters should be mandated to stay up forever pic.twit...

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  • Will Ferrell is here to remind you that technology can be terrible.   A new PSA campaign, produced by Common Sense Media, features the Emmy-winning comedic actor being unable to put down his phone and making his family's attempt at "device-free dinner" incredibly awkward.  SEE ALSO: Santa Claus is dead as hell The campaign was released in tandem with the San-Francisco-based nonprofit's most re...

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  • Read more... {"player":{"description":"These aren't party balloons.","image":"https://i.amz.mshcdn.com/pwfpKT1OnhZnWvOToiWtb3_pWvI=/https%3A%2F%2Fvdist.aws.mashable.com%2Fcms%2F2017%2F10%2Ff375a5ba-e91e-9650%2Fthumb%2F00001.jpg","mediaid":"DLnVgbRlkr","preload":false,"title":"Balloons may be Puerto Rico's best chance for communication","sources":[{"file":"https://vdist.aws.mashable.com/cms/2017/...

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  • You know that feeling when you're in a particularly infuriating argument with your boyfriend or SO and just think to yourself, "Wow — wish I could turn you into a baseball bat and smack you with it." The newly announced Boyfriend Dungeon has you covered.  It's a dungeon-crawler that's Not Like Other Dungeon Crawlers (*winkwink*) because it's actually more about forging love than it is about killin...

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  • Hackers, it's your time to shine.  Google, in collaboration with bug bounty platform HackerOne, has launched the Google Play Security Reward Program, which promises $1,000 to anyone who can identify security vulnerabilities in participating Google Play apps.  Thirteen apps are currently participating, including Tinder, Duolingo, Dropbox, Snapchat, and Headspace.  SEE ALSO: The 1982 'Blade Runner' ...

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  • Burger King is taking a stand against bullying in a clever new ad that reveals what matters most to people: a bullied high school junior student or a bullied Whopper Jr.  If that sounds strange, just stick with us for a second. In the three-minute video, hidden cameras capture people's reactions to boys bullying a high school student. Everyone involved is an actor, but the customers don't know...

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  • Hearing the term "Photoshop fail" will likely invoke strong feelings about the manipulations of models and actors' bodies with unrealistic beauty standards. But sometimes, Photoshop fails can be completely innocent, and totally hilarious. The most recent offender comes from Netflix, and it's actually pretty difficult to spotRedditor moofthestoof noticed that something was a little off with the cov...

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  • What does a dream smell like? The promise of distant worlds? A hairline that defies time and space? Or, perhaps, something more terrestrial — a magical underground tunnel, whisking you away to destinations heretofore only envisioned one sunny afternoon daydream?  And, if you could ever pin that most elusive of scents down, package, and sell it, how much would it cost? Thankfully, we need wonder no...

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  • The iPhone X isn't even out yet and Apple is already being sued over one of its biggest features. A developer is suing Apple for copyright infringement, alleging that Apple stole the "Animoji" name from the developer's app of the same name. SEE ALSO: How dancing emoji hijacked your job — and why there's no going back "This is a textbook case of willful, deliberate trademark infringement," reads th...

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  • Avocados are everywhere now: on toast, in sushi, even in ice cream. Most people pick one up from the store like their college debt isn’t waiting for them at home. But did you know there’s more to this droopy fruit than meets the eye? From the history of the fruit to how to tell if they're ripe, here's a comprehensive breakdown about the millennial diamond... the avocado. Read more...More about Ins...

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  • Billionaire Bill Gates is investing big time in public education. At the Council of the Great City Schools conference in Cleveland Thursday, Gates announced a hefty $1.7 billion investment from his foundation. Midway through his keynote address (the video of his speech is embedded above and starts around the 19-minute mark) he vowed to improve public education with a focus on low-income students ...

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  • The skincare company Nivea makes dozens of products for women and men around the world.  But what you probably didn't know until earlier this week is that Nivea also sells skin-lightening cream to consumers in Africa. SEE ALSO: Oh look, another insensitive, wannabe 'woke' ad campaign. While it's not the only company to market such products — L'Oréal and Pond's have their own whitening lines — a N...

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  • Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. We know, being an adult is hard — especially when it comes to interviewing for jobs. This online course is about to be your career's saving grace. SEE ALSO: Become a master of professional social encounters in 5.5 hours Skills to Pay the Bills (yes, it's actually called that) is a 30-minute video...

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  • Renovagen is a company based out of the UK that specializes in solar energy. They have created a new system of solar panels that is portable and easy to use called 'Rapid Roll'. The panels are easy to roll out of a truck or trailer. The island, Flat Holm in Great Britain, is currently being powered by these roll-out panels. The goal of the company is to be able to make Rapid Roll accessible to are...

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  • If you own Bitcoin, October has been good to you. The value of one bitcoin climbed over $6,000 for the first time on Friday less than two weeks after it pushed past $5,000. SEE ALSO: Bitcoin broke through $5,000—but there are major risks ahead Bitcoin reached as high as $6,063 on Friday, according to the research site CoinDesk, and was valued at around $6,034 at the time of this writing.  The high...

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  • Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The SkaterTrainer 2.0 will help you learn how to skate way better than all those hours of Tony Hawk: Pro Skater 2 ever will. These rubber stoppers slip right over your skateboard wheels and stop it from moving. Now when you try out tricks and stunts, your skateboard won't betray you by rolling aw...

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  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos might be jacked and powerful now, but his photo shoot panache has really taken a nosedive. In the early years of Amazon (the mid-to-late '90s, when all style was perfect), Bezos seemed to have a penchant for corny, delightful photo opps. Jeff Bezos with a Pikachu and a drill, Jeff Bezos beside an insanely tall stack of books: these were the looks the CEO of Amazon.com favored...

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