Nightmare two-headed snake found in Virginia just in time for Halloween season

Nightmare two-headed snake found in Virginia just in time for Halloween season

‘Tis the season for nightmare fuel, and one fascinating but unsettling discovery is getting into that fall spooky spirit. A woman in northern Virginia found an extremely rare baby copperhead snake in her neighbor’s yard recently, complete with not one but two heads. Because, ya know, the venomous viper part wasn’t terrifying enough in itself. SEE ALSO: New panda mom doesn’t know she has twins thanks to these sneaky zookeepers After initially being picked up by the Virginia Wildlife Management & Control, the rare serpent is now being taken care…

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Internal memo from Google’s CEO insists search results are free from political bias

Internal memo from Google’s CEO insists search results are free from political bias

Google chief Sundar Pichai wants the people working for him to understand this clearly: Google’s search results aren’t influenced by political bias. That’s the message Pichai focused on sending in a Friday email to all employees. He was responding to reports of a January 2017 email chain that started a few days after Donald Trump instituted his first version of the Muslim ban. SEE ALSO: Google is trying, and failing, to cover its creepy Chinese search engine tracks A Thursday report from the Wall Street Journal noted that, in early…

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Bananas donated to a Texas prison turn out to be $18 million of cocaine

Bananas donated to a Texas prison turn out to be $18 million of cocaine

No, this is not an episode of Breaking Bad. This is real life. On Friday, Sept. 21, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) posted on Facebook about a drug mix up that sounds like it has just as wild a story behind it as the hit AMC TV series. The department received 45 boxes of donated bananas from Ports of America in Freeport near the Gulf of Mexico. But it turns out the donation was a greater gift than either organization could have imagined, containing an additional 540 packages…

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Silicon Valley’s hottest job is styling helpless tech execs

Silicon Valley’s hottest job is styling helpless tech execs

The casual uniform of the millennial techie is a running joke by now, but some are starting to swap in their t-shirts and worn jeans for actual adult clothes. Stylist Victoria Hitchcock told Vox what it’s like to overhaul the lives and styles of Silicon Valley’s emerging employees – who literally can’t dress themselves – as they go “from boys to men.” SEE ALSO: This picture of Mark Zuckerberg’s wardrobe is hard to believe Hitchcock has been styling members of the tech and business industries for 25 years, convincing them…

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Disney re-did the art for a princess in ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’ after whitewashing criticisms

Disney re-did the art for a princess in ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’ after whitewashing criticisms

For once, it seems the story of a big Hollywood studio facing criticisms over poor representation ended with a happily ever after. In the months since teasers for Wreck-It Ralph sequel, Ralph Breaks the Internet, started showing a Disney princess reunion scene, fans have been calling out the studio behind the movie for whitewashing one of its few princesses of color: Tiana from The Princess and the Frog. SEE ALSO: This Disney princess cameo in ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ is already a meme According to a statement from advocacy group…

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Japan’s Hayabusa2 successfully deploys two rovers on the surface of an asteroid

Japan’s Hayabusa2 successfully deploys two rovers on the surface of an asteroid

It’s just like the movie Armageddon, but without the apocalypse scenario. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has reason to celebrate after successfully deploying a pair of robots on the surface of an asteroid. The mission, which played out on Friday, aims to gather photos and data from the asteroid called Ryugu. SEE ALSO: Astronaut captures photos of ominous-looking Hurricane Florence from space The mission’s success — marking the end of a four-year journey — was confirmed in a tweet on Saturday from JAXA’s account for the Hayabusa2 asteroid explorer….

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Period tracking apps taught me more about my flow than sex ed

Period tracking apps taught me more about my flow than sex ed

The internet has changed how kids learn about sex, but sex ed in the classroom still sucks. In Sex Ed 2.0, Mashable explores the state of sex ed and imagines a future where digital innovations are used to teach consent, sex positivity, respect, and responsibility. Have you ever had a weird question about sex? We want to know about it. Fill out this Google Form and your response may be included (anonymously) in a future story. My period has always been something of a mystery.  For months at a time…

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J.J. Abrams’ produced ‘Overlord’ beats up Nazis and wins over audiences at first screening

J.J. Abrams’ produced ‘Overlord’ beats up Nazis and wins over audiences at first screening

Director Julius Avery’s Overlord screened for the first time at Fantastic Fest on Saturday, and the jam-packed war thriller has audiences buzzing with excitementCollider praises the film’s blend of gore and drama and its commitment to genreThe trailer offers enough to pique our interest – World War II but with super-soldier monsters – but early reactions promise one hell of a ride. SEE ALSO: Netflix’s ‘Maniac’ is seriously messing with people’s heads Overlord is a blast. It’s a men-on-a-mission, behind-enemy-lines, one-goal WW2 movie, with creepy creature stuff spread throughout. Good…

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Weird new Pokémon with a nut for a head is a big mystery in ‘Pokémon Go’

Weird new Pokémon with a nut for a head is a big mystery in ‘Pokémon Go’

Something new is happening in Pokémon Go. A mysterious critter has appeared in the game, and it’s something Pokémon fans have never seen before. It was first discovered when a programming-savvy fan found an image and a reference to “Pokémon 891” in the game’s code. SEE ALSO: Pokémon fans are freaking out after realizing Venusaur is a frog The newcomer has the body of a sheet-covered ghost and a nut — the hardware, not the legume — for a head, with one eye staring out of its central hole. It…

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Weird new Pokémon with a nut for a head is a big mystery in ‘Pokémon Go’

Weird new Pokémon with a nut for a head is a big mystery in ‘Pokémon Go’

Something new is happening in Pokémon Go. A mysterious critter has appeared in the game, and it’s something Pokémon fans have never seen before. It was first discovered when a programming-savvy fan found an image and a reference to “Pokémon 891” in the game’s code. SEE ALSO: Pokémon fans are freaking out after realizing Venusaur is a frog The newcomer has the body of a sheet-covered ghost and a nut — the hardware, not the legume — for a head, with one eye staring out of its central hole. It…

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