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The latest Mac mini is low-priced, but doesn’t skimp on power



Desktop computers aren’t dead. Plenty of people use those anchored computers day in and day out, and for good reason: They’re more powerful and less expensive than their mobile counterparts.

Filmmaker just shut down the Oscars wrap-it-up music like a boss



Two can play at this game, Academy

Polish-British filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language film Sunday night and decided he doesn’t give a damn about the Academy’s intrusive wrap-it-off music. Despite acknowledging that the music was cuing him off, he kept talking, even bringing up his late wife and parents as the music ended

Then, since he finally got that annoying music to…

Get phygital: 5 tips for using beacons



This article is part of SWOT Team, a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.

Remember that old real estate saying, “location, location, location?” Well it isn’t just for house-hunters anymore. Marketers take note: A successful strategy blurs the lines between the physical and digital, and the best way to do that is by making use of — you guessed it — location. More specifically, beacons

Beacons are tiny transmitters that…

Boston mayor to residents: Stop jumping out of windows into snow



Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh has a message for all the fools jumping out of windows into snow piles: Stop it.

“I’m asking people to stop their nonsense right now,” Walsh said at a press conference Tuesday, addressing the legions of people who have jumped out of windows — often dressed only in their underwear — and posted their conquests on social media using the hashtag #BostonBlizzardChallenge over the past three…

‘The Walking Dead’ introduced a major character in episode 10



Warning: This post discusses Sunday’s episode of The Walking Dead as well as minor plot points from the comic books.

Good news: J. C. Penney has survived the zombie apocalypse.

At least, that’s what I was led to believe when we met a clean-cut gentleman named Aaron, who readers of the comic books know well, in the final moments of Sunday’s episode of The Walking Dead

Spoiler, sorta: In the comics, Aaron is a recruiter for a place called Alexandria Safe-Zone community, which could…

‘Snow like we’ve never seen before’: Boston looks absolutely miserable



New England and New York state are enduring the third winter storm in less than two weeks. The storm shattered snowfall records for a 30-day period in Boston that were previously set during the Blizzard of 1978. Some snowbanks reached higher than seven feet tall.

8 Vines that illustrate dream gadgets we’d love to have



Last week, we asked you to dream up your ideal gadget, whether it was as fantastical as an invisibility device, or as practical as an x-ray vision smartphone.

To bring you this challenge, Mashable partnered with Kingsman: The Secret Service, an upcoming action film by 20th Century Fox

Scrolling through the hashtag #DreamGadget, we were pleased to see submissions that encompassed both live-action and stop-motion techniques. Here…

Beyoncé hates your stupid Etsy crap



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Paris fashion week debuts butt plugs in reaction to censorship



Paris Fashion Week is known as a time to debut trends, but this year it’s also a reaction stage for recent crises and issues of censorship involving the city itself.

Belgian fashion designer Walter Van Beirendonck debuted his menswear collected, “Explicit Beauty,” on Wednesday. In it, Van Beirendonck styled politically minded clothing with an unusual accessory: butt plugs

His first model opened the show in a clear plastic tank top,…

Hockey player clotheslines himself in this painful Vine



For anyone who’s ever performed an epic public fail then tried to play it off all cool like nothing happened: This is for you. In other words: This for all of us

Mitchell Skiba is a junior hockey player for the Alpena Flyers in Alpena, Michigan. While skating off the ice after being ejected in a recent game, he — there’s no other way to put this — somehow managed to clothesline himself. It looks painful, but we also can’t stop watching the clip over and over again

See also: Ohio State won…

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