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Ariana Grande learning what ‘oomf’ means is too cute

It’s tough to keep up with jargon when the internet moves so fast.  Pop star Ariana Grande announced Saturday that she had learned what “oomf” meant (“one of my friends” or “one of my followers”). Knowledge is power, and Grande expressed an immediate feeling of empowerment. SEE ALSO: Ariana Grande …

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CyberGhost is a VPN that stands out, and not just because it’s on sale

One bright spot in this year’s black hole of bad news concerning internet privacy and data security: VPNs are thriving. It seems like you can throw a rock while blindfolded and hit a crypto-technology company, many of which are just variations on the same theme. SEE ALSO: Best VPNs for …

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Rashida Jones calls out Pixar’s poor track record with female directors

It’s hardly news that Hollywood tends to favor white men, to the exclusion of everyone else. And Rashida Jones is done putting up with it. Jones called out Pixar’s lack of diversity in an interview with Net-a-Porter, while explaining why she and writing partner Will McCormack left Toy Story 4 …

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Turns out one of Deadpool’s comic artists has been drawing his own death for years

Over the weekend, Marvel’s wise-cracking mercenary Deadpool made his return to theaters in his new movie Deadpool 2.  But while he was making the transition from page to big screen, one of the artists who illustrates the anti-hero was working on another project: drawing his own death. SEE ALSO: There’s …

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Researchers use deep-diving seals to track melting ice sheets in Antarctica

Hefty elephant seals regularly dive more than 2,500 feet underwater, holding their breath for 30 minutes while swimming in the dark, frigid ocean depths. This remarkable ability makes these mammals well-suited to collect critical data about deep, warming ocean waters that scientists believe could accelerate the thaw of the vulnerable …

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