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Fans Storm Pitch to Nab Selfie With Soccer Star Mario Balotelli



Fan storming the pitch during soccer matches isn’t all that uncommon an occurrence in the beautiful game — usually it’s a way for spectators to illegally pay homage to their favorite stars.

But no one’s captured the ol’ zeitgeist better than two AC Milan supporters who stormed the field during a friendly on Sunday in Pittsburg, then nabbed a selfie with Milan star and based soccer god Mario Balotelli.

Here’s the result of their…

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European Central Bank Hit by Data Theft, 20,000 Emails Stolen



BERLIN — The European Central Bank said Thursday that email addresses and other contact information have been stolen from a database that serves its public website, though it stressed that no internal systems or market-sensitive data were compromised.

The security breach involved a database serving part of the website that gathers registrations for ECB conferences and other events, the Frankfurt-based central bank for the 18 nations that share the euro said in a statement.

See also: Cyber…

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3′ Delayed; ‘Sinister Six’ Gets 2016 Release Date



Sony is doing precious little at Comic-Con this year — with no Spider-Man film in production, the Columbia Pictures panel isn’t even in Hall H — but they’ll be back soon enough. Just not as soon as we thought, and with different titles to promote.

The studio on Wednesday announced that Sinister Six, its supervillain team-up from the Spider-Man “universe,” will be released November 11, 2016. It also said The Amazing Spider-Man 3, which had been set for June 10, 2016, is now coming sometime in…

5 NYC Nutritionists Recommend Best Office Practices



Your workplace is trying to kill you

Sitting in a cubicle all day, constantly snacking and staring for hours at the unnatural glow of a computer makes an office a haven for poor health care. However, there are ways to beat the 9-to-5 deathtraps

Mashable spoke to five nutritionists based in and around New York City to get their top office health tips.

Each nutritionist recommended a unique method for the ultimate health guide, but one…

5 Can’t-Miss Apps: Feedworthy and More



Between Apple’s deal with IBM and news of Microsoft’s massive job cuts, you may have overlooked some of this week’s best new apps

Luckily, Mashable creates a roundup each weekend of our favorite new and updated apps, so you won’t miss out.

This week’s list includes a new Reddit client, an app to optimize your phone’s battery life and a new game based on Guardians of the Galaxy.

Check out the gallery, above, to see all the apps that made our list…

Commercial Planes Routinely Fly Over Conflict Zones, From Ukraine to Syria



A Mashable investigation shows that aircraft from many nations, including the U.S., Europe and the Middle East, routinely fly over tense conflict zones such as Ukraine, Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. In the wake of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Thursday, such overflights may be reexamined.

Aviation regulators, including the Federal Aviation Administration, issue warnings to pilots based on information about any hazards, including military activity in the area of a planned…

10 High-Tech Twists for Your Summer Cookout



It’s time to spice up your summer grilling sessions with a few gadgets that will make your cookout a lot easier, tastier and more entertaining. If you’re hosting a barbecue, then the onus is on you to ensure your guests have the time of their lives. Ditch all preconceived notions of cookouts past, and welcome high-tech twists to your summer season

If you’ve been looking to stock up on some sweet grilling gadgets, splurge…

Report: Tim Cook ‘Actively’ Looking to Add New Directors to Apple’s Board



Changes are coming to Apple, slowly but surely.

Apple CEO Tim Cook is “actively” looking to add new members to the company’s prestigious board of directors, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Apple’s board currently consists of eight directors, several of whom have served on the board for more than a decade and were particularly loyal to late CEO Steve Jobs

Apple did not immediately respond to our request for comment.

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90% of People the NSA Spies on Are Not Real Targets, Report Says



The National Security Agency’s wide-reaching Internet surveillance dragnet sweeps up more ordinary Internet users’ communications than previously thought, according to a new report.

Nine out of 10 people on which the NSA spied were not actually the intended targets of its surveillance, and nearly half of the surveillance files either belonged to U.S. citizens or residents, a Washington Post investigation revealed.