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Lynda Carter is the POTUS we need in 'Supergirl'

Lynda Carter is the POTUS we need in 'Supergirl' We haven't seen much of Carter's President Marsdin since she was introduced in episode 203, but she makes a welcome return in the March 27 installment of the CW hit — and Mashable has an exclusive sneak peek.We'll just have to wait and see if Mon-El's icy parents (played by Teri Hatcher and Kevin Sorbo, because this show is perfect) are on the same page.

Snapchat desperately wants businesses to pay for geofilters

Snapchat desperately wants businesses to pay for geofilters The ones that are actually bringing in revenue are sponsored geofilters, made and paid for by brands.Barry's Bootcamp, the workout chain with 18 locations (including one by Snapchat's HQ in Venice, California), is one of the latest sign-ups for sponsored geofilters.

5 words you should never use in a job interview

5 words you should never use in a job interview Receiving an invitation to a job interview is both exciting and nerve-racking.That’s why it’s necessary for you to prepare to impress the interviewer as soon as you sit down for the interview.

'Power Rangers' talks a big game on diversity. How does it measure up?

'Power Rangers' talks a big game on diversity. How does it measure up? Like most '90's kids, in elementary school my friends and I often played Power Rangers.While I wasn't a fan of either of the lady Rangers' color schemes, I was upset to constantly be delegated as the Yellow Ranger.

How a Photoshopping code of ethics can help make body positivity mainstream

How a Photoshopping code of ethics can help make body positivity mainstream What if she could get retouchers, photographers, designers, brands, celebrities and media companies to follow a code of ethics for altering images?So how do we get to a point where retouchers can "practice authenticity" and "advance the understanding of healthy body image," per the oath?

TFW your shadow looks exactly like Rihanna

TFW your shadow looks exactly like Rihanna You know when you look at your shadow and realize it's a dead ringer for a pop star?Well, it happened to Leilani on Sunday afternoon after a photo of her shadow's uncanny resemblance to Rihanna's profile went viral on Twitter.

Good news: science says your cat actually does want to chill with you

Good news: science says your cat actually does want to chill with you New research from Oregon State University, published on Friday in Behavioural Processes, states that cats enjoy human contact more than they like eating.Yep, cats like hanging out with their humans more than they like eating.

Burglar, betrayed by baggy pants, gets caught hanging upside down

Burglar, betrayed by baggy pants, gets caught hanging upside down Nothing against baggy pants in general, but they're maybe not the best choice in apparel for a robbery.That's exactly the scene Jesse Sensibar stumbled upon outside of Miles School in Tuscon, Arizona, last week.

Facebook's 'Town Hall' is probably the best thing the social network has ever done

Facebook's 'Town Hall' is probably the best thing the social network has ever done The social network contributed to President Donald Trump's successful election, as much as CEO Mark Zuckerberg tried to lessen the blame on the rise of fake news.More recently, Zuckerberg started to acknowledge Facebook's role in politics, and on Monday the social network introduced it's most impactful feature yet.

Reddit user created a mind-blowing theory to fill a big 'Beauty and the Beast' plot hole

Reddit user created a mind-blowing theory to fill a big 'Beauty and the Beast' plot hole The live action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast has stayed true to the source material for the most part.At the end film it is revealed that the cursed servants of Beast's castle actually have some long lost family members living in the village like Mrs.

'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins' next project is about the Underground Railroad

'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins' next project is about the Underground Railroad The Moonlight director will write and direct a one-hour original limited drama, The Underground Railroad, for the streaming service.The drama will be adapted from Colson Whitehead's novel — a recent MashRead Choice — of the same name.

NATO stocks up on data-sucking surveillance drones

NATO stocks up on data-sucking surveillance drones The alliance is buying five Global Hawk surveillance drones, according to The Wall Street Journal.While it's a bit unclear how those surveillance drones will be used, there is a chance they will be deployed in Eastern Europe.

United Airlines: 'Your leggings are welcome,' Delta: 'Duh'

United Airlines: 'Your leggings are welcome,' Delta: 'Duh' On Sunday morning, activist Shannon Watts drew attention to the airline's controversial dress code policy on Twitter,  explaining that two girls wearing leggings were told by a United Airlines gate agent that they would not be able to board their flight to Minneapolis unless they changed clothes.Naturally, Twitter users lost all chill and Delta used the opportunity to its advantage by tweeting a message of leggings acceptance to all.

9 amazing Uwe Boll facts from Vanity Fair's epic profile

9 amazing Uwe Boll facts from Vanity Fair's epic profile Uwe Boll — pronounced "OO-va Bowl" — is a singular figure in this world.To celebrate this momentous occasion, Vanity Fair profiled the filmmaker in a sprawling feature that frames his unusual body of work against an unusual life.

Samsung is never really going to let the Galaxy Note 7 die

Samsung is never really going to let the Galaxy Note 7 die The company announced in a statement today it will look to sell refurbished models of the Note 7 in the near future.The new life for the Note 7 phones comes as part of a three-pronged sustainability campaign, which Samsung rolled out after pressure from environmentalists to publicly address how the estimated 4.

'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown is taking a much-needed rest

'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown is taking a much-needed rest Millie Bobby Brown opened up on Instagram about what propelled her to recently cancel a scheduled appearance.The 13-year-old actress, who's been busy filming Season 2 of Netflix's Stranger Things, said she's in need of rest after a hectic work schedule.

The story behind the viral picture of a young woman's arrest in Russia

The story behind the viral picture of a young woman's arrest in Russia The biggest was in Moscow, where around 8,000 people, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny and many young people, took part in an unsanctioned demonstration.Some people immediately compared it to Raphael's famed "The Deposition" painting: "I followed the event shooting as news photographers usually do.

Trump's self-victimizing speeches get turned into powerful early 2000s emo song

Trump's self-victimizing speeches get turned into powerful early 2000s emo song President Trump's speeches, filled with self-victimization and gross exaggeration, are actually the perfect lyrics for an early 2000s rage-fueled emo song.You don't have to agree with the above statement but at the very least you should listen to this angsty song produced by the folks at Super Deluxe.

The 'Halo' World Championship photos are so sad

The 'Halo' World Championship photos are so sad The top Halo teams in the world converged in California to compete for glory and a piece of a $1 million prize pool at the Halo World Championship this past weekend.One of the most talked about moments from the Halo World Championship wasn't some crazy clutch play or even team OpTic Gaming's unstoppable run through every other team that won them the tournament with ease.

Paper artist transforms historical landmarks into silly scenes

Paper artist transforms historical landmarks into silly scenes Have you ever heard of the word naumachia?Until I got to Rome I hadn’t either, but it’s a word the Romans used to describe simulated naval fights - they were like gladiator battles on a bigger and wetter scale.