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The wildest internet challenges of 2018

Another year, another slew of weird but lowkey kind of fun internet challenges. The #InMyFeelingsChallenge was the big star this year, but there were plenty of smaller challenges that made waves in 2018. Some were delightful and some were literally
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Why every super paranoid internet user needs a cheap Chromebook

Essentials Week spotlights unexpected items that make our daily lives just a little bit better. Google's Pixelbook is my favorite Chromebook ever. It's thin, light, really fast, and converts into a tablet. It's the best Chromebook there is, in my
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Internet gatekeepers block sex ed content because algorithms think they're porn

The internet has changed how kids learn about sex, but sex ed in the classroom still sucks. In Sex Ed 2.0, Mashable explores the state of sex ed and imagines a future where digital innovations are used to teach consent, sex positivity, respect, and
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At the Google hearing, Congress proves they still have no idea how the internet works

Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s long-awaited Congressional hearing took place on Tuesday. Pichai testified before Congress on Google+ data breaches, the controversial Chinese-censorship friendly search product, and perceived anti-conservative bias
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Roger, the internet famous bucket crushing kangaroo, has died

If you've spent quite a bit of time on the internet, you might've stumbled across Roger. But now, the famed marsupial is no longer with us.  The impressively buff red kangaroo has died aged 12, announced by The Kangaroo Sanctuary — the
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The internet is not having the new portion recommendation for fries, it's pretty bleak

A professor out of Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health says that people should only be consuming 6 fries per serving...yes, 6Of course, the internet had something to say about it. Still, studies have shown a connection to eating fries and
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A party parrot mystery has been solved. Thank you, internet.

Sometimes, when you least expect it, the internet will solve a mystery for you.  Last year, I spent weeks looking for the creator of the original party parrot, a dancing emoji with a cult following. I went deep on Google. I spoke to the
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Cheap UK web hosting services to help you claim a spot on the internet

What are you doing with your life if you don't have a website? Do you really exist in the eyes of the digital generation? Whether it's via smartphone or desktop, more than 4 billion people in the world (over half the population) are plugged-in. That
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How to navigate the world of internet pet adoption with your kids

Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2018 and we have the entire internet to contend with.
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'What are those' meme creator Young Busco dies at 31

Internet comedian Young Busco, who skyrocketed to online stardom with his "what are those" Vine, has died at the age of 31. The father of five, whose real name is Brandon Moore, died in his sleep on Sunday morning, People reported Tuesday. His cause

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