Hacked emails indicate Ben Affleck asked PBS not to reveal his slave-owning ancestor

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Hacked Sony emails published by Wikileaks have brought to light an incident in which Ben Affleck apparently asked the creators of the PBS show Finding Your Roots not to reveal that one of his ancestors was a slave owner.

Affleck’s episode, which aired in September 2014, did not include any information about his slave-owning ancestor, although PBS has denied any censorship on its end.

The email conversation was between…

New ‘Fantastic Four’ trailer shows off super powers, darker origin story

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20th Century Fox revealed the latest trailer for its reboot of the Fantastic Four and it’s the best one we’ve seen yet

With an inter-dimensional twist on the group’s origin story, we’re given a much better look at their powers, from The Human Torch (Michael B. Jordan) in “flame on” mode, to Mr. Fantastic (Miles Teller) stretching his way out of trouble

The trailer also offers a closer look at The Thing (Jamie Bell),…

Miley Cyrus once played the Tibetan bowls for Joan Jett and a pig at sunset

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Miley Cyrus inducted Joan Jett into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland during the April 18 ceremony, giving a heartfelt speech about the iconic rock singer’s effect on her life.

Ever the provocateur, Cyrus was photographed backstage at the ceremony wearing a dress and pink, heart-shaped pasties covering her nipples. Cyrus drew the letter “j” on each of the pasties, Jett’s initials.

She also mentioned something about a pig and sunset and Tibetan bowls. Wait, what?

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Why millennials job hop: It’s the economy, stupid

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Throughout our internship careers, we eight full-time, recently graduated Mashable winter interns (#winterniscoming) have interned with various companies an average of 15 months per person — an average of seven of which were full time and eight of which were unpaid

These self-reported numbers, while far from scientific and in no way fully representative of the entire generation of people born in the 1980s and 1990s, do underscore the far-reaching consequences of a financial recession,…

Artist illustrates the women of Don Draper’s romantic past

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If you really want to get to know Don Draper, take a look at the women he hooks up with.

Artist and Mad Men fan Hannah Choi illustrates the many women Don has been romantically entangled with over the last seven years of AMC’s hit show.

“I became curious to see all the differences between the women through my illustrative style. I figured it would be a fun project and also pay homage to the fashion of that time period. Or maybe…

ISIS video purports to show killing of Ethiopians in Libya

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CAIRO — A video released by the Islamic State (ISIS) on Sunday appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians by the extremist group’s Libyan affiliates.

The 29-minute online video purports to show militants holding two groups of captives. It says one group is held by an ISIS affiliate in eastern Libya known as Barka Province, and the other by an affiliate in the south calling itself the Fazzan Province.

Love Coachella fashion trends? Here’s how to pull them off at work

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Flash tattoos, fringe and barely-there tops are all the rage at music festivals

Mashable‘s fashion expert David Yi shows how you can incorporate the Coachella style into your everyday look. Check out the video, above.

Why millennials job hop: It’s the economy, stupid

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Throughout our internship careers, we eight full-time, recently graduated Mashable winter interns (#winterniscoming) have interned with various companies an average of 15 months per person — an average of seven of which were full time and eight of which were unpaid

These self-reported numbers, while far from scientific and in no way fully representative of the entire generation of people born in the 1980s and 1990s, do underscore the far-reaching consequences of a financial recession,…

First ‘Star Wars’ spin-off movie will show theft of Death Star plans

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Rogue One, the first Star Wars spin-off movie, will deal with a group of resistance fighters stealing the plans for the Death Star from the Empire in the run-up to the original movie, Lucasfilm confirmed Sunday

Directed by Gareth Edwards, who helmed 2014′s Godzilla, the film is a departure from normal Star Wars fare in that it promises to be a dark, gritty war film

Love Coachella fashion trends? Here’s how to pull them off at work

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Flash tattoos, fringe and barely-there tops are all the rage at music festivals

Mashable‘s fashion expert David Yi shows how you can incorporate the Coachella style into your everyday look. Check out the video, above.