President Obama tweets inspiring New Year’s message

President Barack Obama with an inspirational tweet to get 2019 started.Image: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights By Rebecca Ruiz2019-01-01 18:54:29 UTC Barack Obama doesn’t have to say much to inspire the masses. A simple message like the one the former president tweeted on New Year’s Day …

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Google Assistant will now donate to your favorite charity

Google Assistant will now help you donate to a charity with a single command.Image: mashable/lili sams By Rebecca Ruiz2019-01-01 17:22:27 UTC Donating money to a charity or nonprofit organization just got easier for people who use Google Assistant. The voice-activated program now responds to commands to “donate to a charity” …

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19 animals that got in serious trouble in 2018

2018 was another banner year for animal crime. From the horse who broke into a bar to the admirable dog who conned her way into free McDonald’s, the scammer spirit was strong in the animal community (mostly in the interest of food). A few animals even got arrested, although none …

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7 of the best laptop brands of 2019

To survive in today’s world, a laptop is almost a necessity. Whether you’re a contractor using a 2-in-1 to show off floor plans or a college student who needs a Chromebook for class, they make life that much easier.  But with all the name brands offering every laptop you could …

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5 great car accessories on sale right now

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The HUDWAY Glass Heads-Up Navigation Display is on sale for $40.46.Image: HUDWAY By TEAM COMMERCEMashable Deals2019-01-01 10:00:00 UTC If one of your new year’s resolutions is to upgrade your ride, you’ve come to the …

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6 reasons I no longer subscribe to ‘New Year, New You’ BS

And now for “27 ways to feel bad about yourself while the last piece of Christmas pudding you’ve ‘indulged’ in is still making its way through your intestinal tract…” As the new year dawns, you’ll notice that without ANY space to breathe whatsoever, what was once a newsfeed saturated with …

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