Buying gifts for teens can be a stressful experience, especially since their tastes can change at the drop of a hat.
While teenagers are often vocal about the presents they’re dying to get, you might not have a specific wish list on hand. Never fear — this short guide will help make your search easier.
Whether your teen is too cool for conventional gifts, in need of the latest tech or simply obsessed with music, here are nine gifts that are sure to…
You can probably think of a million reasons why you go online, but you probably never think about why the people who don’t use the Internet stay offline
Just over one-third of Americans who stay offline do so because they don’t find the Internet relevant. Another almost one-third stay offline because they don’t find the Internet easy to use
Statista‘s chart shows the four reported reasons why Americans stay offline, and how those answers…
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Sometimes we forget that the holiday season is about giving more than gifts to our friends and family
Mashable is thrilled to team up with Google+ for the first-ever donatable Hangout-a-thon on Dec. 3 for Giving Tuesday, which has grown into a global movement in its second year. Last year, Mashable was proud to join our partners at the 92nd Street Y and the U.N. Foundation to launch Giving Tuesday, an annual day dedicated to giving back, which kicks off the charitable holiday giving…
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Today’s Google Doodle commemorates the birthday of American-born opera singer Maria Callas, who was born Dec. 2, 1923 in New York City. The Doodle depicts Callas singing against the backdrop of an opera house
Famous for her bel canto technique, Callas was praised as one of the greatest opera singers of the century
She was also known for several scandals throughout her life, including an affair with Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, for whom she left her husband Giovanni Battista…
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Productivity and email apps might get adults fired up, but most kids aren’t buying it. Through fun, educational tools, kids can learn a lot from today’s smartphones and tablets
These 10 apps were designed specifically for the children and teens interested in exploring the world of science. They cover disciplines from astronomy to meteorology to anatomy, so you can find an option for everyone in your family. Many encourage parents and kids to…
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Black Friday may feel like the granddaddy of holiday shopping, but you may be surprised to learn just 11% of purchases are made the day after Thanksgiving.
Cyber Monday is even less popular; just 6% of holiday shopping takes place then.
Statista‘s chart, below, shows when people do the majority of their shopping
December is by far the most popular time, with roughly one-third of Americans reporting to do their shopping then. Six percent of shopping is…
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Winter starts in just under a month, but Mother Nature has no plans to hold off on snow until then. Soon most of us will be back to shoveling sidewalks, sprinkling salt and cursing the days we have to actually drive the car.
And though many will always despise the slush, others lift their spirits by transforming snow into icy works of art
Check out these snow creations — they’re so cool, your brain will freeze
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Welcome to this morning’s edition of First To Know, a Mashable series that keeps you updated on the latest in the digital world.
Here are today’s top headlines: U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh dismissed a consumer-privacy lawsuit against Apple, Google finally brought back embeddable maps, and in other Apple news, the Cupertino, Calif. company has requested that supplier Foxconn increase production for the iPhone 5S in order to reduce wait times for its flagship handset
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The winter wind is starting to creep into our lives on a daily basis. Since we sadly can’t spend all our time sitting in front of a nice warm fire, we decided to look for some fun ways to keep warm.
After digging around Etsy, we discovered some amazing scarves to show off your nerdy side
Whether you’re a Jedi master of the force or the most clever witch in your class — or anything in between — we’ve found the perfect way to keep you cozy…