Wildfires raged out of control Tuesday mere miles from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster in 1986, threatening to release dangerous amounts of radiation over northern Ukraine.
Heavy gusts fueled the blaze inside the highly radioactive exclusion zone, the area around the plant that was evacuated after the 1986 blast, just 10 miles from defunct reactors and a mere three miles from a spent fuel repository, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on…
BALTIMORE — What comes next? That’s the question on the minds of Baltimore residents after a crowd of rioters looted local shops and set fire to nearly 150 cars. More than 200 people were arrested and hundreds of National Guards troops were sent to the city
Mashable is on the ground in Baltimore with the latest.
Where the violence broke out
The area where the clashes broke out is highlighted in red, about 3 miles north of M&T Bank Stadium.
A powerful new video from Dove reminds us that women have the power to choose to feel beautiful
The company put up signs that said “beautiful” and “average” above the entryways of shopping centers in five cities, San Francisco, Shanghai, Delhi, London and Sao Paulo, and watched as women contemplated about which door to enter
What happens in the clip below reflects data that shows how the majority of women view their appearance
Ruth Porat has at least 70 million reasons to leave her job on Wall Street.
Google has agreed to pay Porat, its new CFO, about $70 million in total compensation as of next year, according to an SEC filing on Thursday. That includes a $5 million signing bonus, a $25 million new hire grant that begins vesting at the end of this year and a $40 million biennial grant beginning in 2016.
Porat will also get a modest $7,500 to relocate to Google’s Mountain View headquarters.
For this week’s photo mission, shoot through glass to capture what you see outside your windowMashable is partnering with Windex to bring you this challenge.
The scenery can be just about anything — the beautiful suburbs seen from your living room window, the hustle and bustle outside your office building, or a breathtaking cityscape from a high-up observation deck.
At a time when images of the world are proliferating faster than any one of us can view them, there are few things left undocumented.
But some views of the world remain off limits — except to those willing to take some risks. A video by All Points Project, a new show on the Seeker Stories YouTube channel, highlights some of the photographers who are risking arrest and even their own safety to get the perfect shot.