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Photographer Brings Spam Emails to Life



One person’s spam email is another person’s art.

When those pesky emails began piling up in photojournalist Christina De Middel‘s inbox, she did something that most would consider unthinkable — she read them

What she found were some incredible stories of open heart surgeries, a young girl asking for her hand in marriage and an African attorney looking to share some of his funds

Each story — fabricated or not — demanded her attention…

There Will Be One Windows for All Your Devices. Soon.



Windows Pro, Windows RT, Windows Phone — it’s all very confusing, isn’t it? Microsoft thinks so, too.

But pretty soon, you won’t have to worry about what version of Windows your device is running, because they will all be the same.

At least that’s what CEO Satya Nadella said to analysts during the company’s quarterly earnings call on Tuesday. All signs were already pointing in this direction — the different versions of…

Facebook Q2 Earnings: What to Expect



Two years after its turbulent IPO, Facebook is riding high.

It has more than one billion monthly active users on mobile and mobile ads now account for the vast majority (59% as of last quarter) of total ad revenue, proving its successful transition to mobile. Its 1.2 billion-plus user base looks more impressive every time someone publishes an article about Twitter’s user growth slowing at the 250 million mark. And the stock is hovering around $70 a share, approaching its all-time high


Microsoft Beats Q4 Revenue Expectations But Earnings Fall Short



Microsoft announced quarterly earnings on Tuesday that met revenue expectations, but missed on earnings. The company’s shares initially fell in after-hours trading but rebounded to trade slightly higher.

The company reported $23.38 billion in revenue and earnings per share of $0.55. Analysts had been expecting around $23 billion in revenue and earnings of about $0.60 per share

The report is Satya Nadella’s second as CEO of…

Comic-Con 2014: What to Expect



Get ready to nerd out unabashedly.

There are plenty of reasons to be excited about Comic-Con 2014, whether it’s for the panels from your favorite television shows or the big superhero movies that are coming down the pipeline. Or maybe you just really love cosplay.

To prepare for the four-day whirlwind in San Diego (from July 24 to July 27), Mashable will host a live Hangout on Air at 3 p.m. ET on Tuesday to field all of your Comic-Con…

20 Starry-Eyed Summer Romance Confessions



Summer romances are like sand castles. You spend a lot of time on them, only to have them washed away in a matter of minutes

You and your summer fling may spend every minute attached at the lips, but your fleeting romance probably won’t last past Labor DayMashable asked secret-posting app Whisper to share some of the best confessions regarding summer flings

Don’t take it too hard— some flings are best left under the boardwalk.

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10 Ways to Dress Like an Adult Baby



Millennials love two things: living with their parents and dressing like adult-sized babies

Plastic shoes, one-piece jumpers and bucket hats are fine sartorial choices for the trendy, ’90s-obsessed hipster

And really, who wouldn’t want to dress like a baby? An outfit inspired by your favorite two-year-old rolls comfort and irony into one perfectly nostalgic package.

You haven’t left your fondness for Rugrats behind, so why…

How Google Programmed the ‘Essence’ of Storytelling



Google wanted to solve a problem we can all understand. People take so, so many photographs and yet they actually do very little with them. A chosen few are posted to Instagram. Most sit in vast wastelands of thumbnails on phones or in iPhoto never to be seen after the moment of their creation.

“You come back from a trip with 300 photos and no one is trying to help you do anything with them,” said Google social web engineer Joseph Smarr. “You think about how people deal with that, and the…

Masked Artist Creates Marvel-ous Superhero Work



It’s not just the superheroes who wear the masks.

Marvel cover artist Mr. Garcin, who is known for his stunning collages, wears a face mask when he is in public. The mysterious artist has crafted covers for The Amazing Spiderman, Daredevil and Iron Man.

As part of his appearance at London Comic-Con 2014, Garcin created a time-lapse video with camera manufacturer Autographer to show how he creates his work.

“I really…

16 Pieces of Glassware Every Drinker Needs



Every serious boozer needs a signature cocktail and a signature glass

Frosty ice shooters and shatter-proof wine glasses are just a couple of the glassware pieces we found to complement every type of drinker

So don’t be afraid to buy that bottom-shelf liquor — even if your vodka tastes like paint stripper, you’ll still look cool.

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