Literally no one in the royal family wants to be king or queen, says Prince Harry

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Literally no one in the royal family wants to be king or queen, says Prince Harry
In the past few years, Prince Harry has slowly opened up about his role in the Royal Family and the long grieving process after his mother’s death 20 years ago, with an earnestness that has gained him a lot a of praise. SEE ALSO: A 97-year-old fan braves the pouring rain for a reunion kiss […]

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I am profoundly unsurprised by this $1,100 fake paper bag

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I am profoundly unsurprised by this $1,100 fake paper bag
Balenciaga is sure having fun this year. Fresh off the, er, success of its $2,145 fake IKEA tote bag, the fashion house has decided to peddle a fancy version of its own shopping bag. Except instead of paper, this bag made of calfskin and metal. And instead of “free with purchase so you can put […]

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College offers courses in becoming a bona fide social media influencer

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College offers courses in becoming a bona fide social media influencer
Image: AFP/Getty Images Wanna become an Instagram star? Now, you can get a formal education for that. A university in China is offering courses that are meant to equip students with the skills they need for online fame. SEE ALSO: Instagram influencers are utter nonsense, and Fyre Fest proves it From make-up classes, catwalk practice […]

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Recommendation: Take a food-themed road trip this summer

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Recommendation: Take a food-themed road trip this summer
Image: Jim Heimann Collection/getty images A summer vacation doesn’t need to cost you a month’s salary, but you’d be forgiven for thinking that it should. Between May and August, Instagram becomes a minefield of people you don’t know sitting poolside at The Ace Hotel in Palm Springs or whatever. Suddenly, your Brooklyn staycation seems lacking. […]

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The best thing about Instagram is vintage shopping

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The best thing about Instagram is vintage shopping
Image: Instagram/@Naninvintage In an effort to buy less, buy thoughtfully, and let’s be honest look cool, I have turned more frequently toward secondhand and vintage shopping. So far, it’s great. Each piece I buy is more likely to be well-cut, breathable, and of high quality. Basically, I wear a lot more linen now. Score! My […]

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Amal Awad: ‘Arab women have traditionally been written about in a very patronising way’

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Amal Awad: ‘Arab women have traditionally been written about in a very patronising way’
In our series Beauty and the books, we chat to those who love both books and beauty products. Here the author talks about her enduring love of kohl eyeliner, Marian Keyess novel Watermelon and speaking up for Arab women With insight into both the western and Arabic worlds, the author Amal Awad explores how these […]

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15 gifts for dad you can have before he knows you forgot Fathers Day

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15 gifts for dad you can have before he knows you forgot Fathers Day
Yeah that's totally a keyboard-shaped waffle.Image: The keyboard waffle iron Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Fathers day is right around the corner and people everywhere are simultaneously realizing they totally forgot. (Friendly reminder: its always the third Sunday in June.) Dont panic. Hopefully […]

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What to bring to a housewarming if your host loves wine that isnt a bottle of wine

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What to bring to a housewarming if your host loves wine  that isnt a bottle of wine
Image: pixabay Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Forget the expected bottle of wine and get creative this season. Its time to step up your guest game. Sure, everyone brings wine to a party but thats boring. Think outside of the box with these […]

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Historic Irish library could make more than 1.8m at auction

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Historic Irish library could make more than 1.8m at auction
Private collection of 19th-century judge includes early editions of Shakespeare, Swift and Bacon, as well as medieval works One of the most important collections of historic books, including various Shakespeare folios, a first edition of Gullivers Travels, signed copies of Wordsworths poems and medieval manuscripts, is to go on sale next week. The books form […]

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David Sedaris: There are things nobody wants to hear. But the disturbing things are great

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David Sedaris: There are things nobody wants to hear. But the disturbing things are great
The books interview: the dry-witted US essayist on how he went from working as an elf in Macys to becoming the American Alan Bennett David Sedariss partner of 25 years, Sedaris concedes, the book which covers the years from 1977, when he scribbled his first entries on the backs of coffee shop placemats while travelling around, […]

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To celebrate National Doughnut Day, here’s the worst stock photography we could find

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To celebrate National Doughnut Day, here’s the worst stock photography we could find
On National Doughnut Day, you’re bound to see at least a few free doughnut articles floating around your Facebook newsfeed. And if the editors on those pieces have done their jobs well, they’ll have shielded you from the worst of food stock photography. SEE ALSO: How to stuff your face with free doughnuts on National […]

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Arcade Fire 10 of the best

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Arcade Fire  10 of the best
Montreals band of multi-instrumentalist oddballs saved indie-rock in the 00s with sheer chorus-hollering, stadium-sweeping fervour and championed suburban drudgery and Haiti en route 1. No Cars Go The by Tina Fey. The other half of the husband-wife team was Rgine Chassagne, a daughter of Haitian refugees, who fled to Montreal during the dictatorship of Franois […]

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Google Thinks Beyond Ads at Annual Developer Conference

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Google Thinks Beyond Ads at Annual Developer Conference
Google has been trying to move beyond advertising for some time, with mixed results. At its annual I/O developer conference this year, the company multiplied efforts to make money in different ways. Google rarely mentions ads during its annual developer show. But products unveiled at past events usually fed that business, either directly or indirectly. […]

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Netmarble Soars as Koreas Biggest IPO in Seven Years Takes Wing

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Netmarble Soars as Koreas Biggest IPO in Seven Years Takes Wing
biggest coming-out party in seven years. Shares in the mobile game developer and publisher climbed as high as 171,500 won in early Seoul trade, 9.2 percent above their initial public offering price, to give the company a market value of more than 14 trillion won ($12.5 billion), surpassing Tencent Holdings Ltd. A successful debut could […]

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40 years of Star Wars why the blockbuster saga is the greatest soap opera in the galaxy

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40 years of Star Wars  why the blockbuster saga is the greatest soap opera in the galaxy
With an evil father, a love triangle and a servant class, the George Lucas universe is full of melodramatic tropes and theres no sign that the storylines are running out How far has Star Wars penetrated our culture, our language, our frames of reference? The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, reportedly dismissed Theresa […]

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