By Gary Losch

News / Mashable - 32 minutes ago

Brave, brave woman lets a huge spider crawl all over her face

[embedded content] After a woman in Pensacola, Florida discovered a golden orb weaver (a type of spider) in her home, she decided to relocate it to a "more appropriate location" — one that we assume is not inside a house. But before being subjected to relocation, the spider decided to crawl around...

News / Mashable - 40 minutes ago

NASA names research facility for 'hidden figure' Katherine Johnson

313 Shares What's This? Honored by the Academy and NASA. Image: Jim Smeal/REX/Shutterstock By Emma Hinchliffe2017-09-23 21:31:55 UTC More than 50 years after Katherine Johnson first helped send astronauts into space, the once "hidden figure" is hidden no more at NASA.  The federal agency named a...

News / NBC Chicago Top Storys - 57 minutes ago

Abreu Joins Exclusive Club With RBI Groundout

RBI groundouts are hardly newsworthy, but Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu used the otherwise-innocuous play to join an incredibly exclusive club on Saturday night.Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web brow...

News / Mashable - 4 hours ago

There's a new hottest pepper in town: Pepper X

Turns out, the Carolina Reaper wasn't quite devilish enough. There's a new hottest pepper in town — allegedly, at least — and it's called Pepper X.  This particular mouth destroyer was created by Ed Currie, who founded the appropriately-named Puckerbutt Pepper Company. He's also responsible for the...

News / Mashable - 5 hours ago

9 tweets that killed the internet's favorite memes

If a meme is lucky it might live about a month so before fading out of our minds when an exciting new inside joke catches our eye.  However, from Doge to the dab, some of the internet's best memes have met premature demises, all thanks to a single tweet that completely missed the mark. Though no me...