Millennials to secure ‘inheritance boom’

Millennials to secure ‘inheritance boom’
Millennials 'lose wages race with Gen X' Where do 70% of millennials own a home? MPs given guide to millennials Have baby boomers stolen the family silver? Almost two-thirds of young adults have parents who own property, which they may get a share of in the future, the report said.By comparison, only 38% of adults born in the 1930s received an inheritance.'Not silver bullet'The report also noted millennials were only half as likely to own their home at 30

Honours for Gibb, Starr and Bussell

Honours for Gibb, Starr and Bussell
Twelve famous faces on the list Wiley and Hugh Laurie among entertainment honours Space science recognised MBE for autism 'instruction manual' author Organ donation campaigner, 18, receives BEM AI chief Demis Hassabis becomes a CBE The lists in full Author and historian Lady Antonia Fraser and broadcaster Lord Melvyn Bragg join the elite Companions of Honour.And there is an OBE for ITV's This Morning presenter Eamonn Holmes, who said "2018 will be my 38th year as a broadcaster and

5 Ways To Secure As Many Kisses On New Year’s As Possible To Ring In 2018 Right

5 Ways To Secure As Many Kisses On New Year’s As Possible To Ring In 2018 Right
I love New Year’s Eve. It's our annual excuse to go full glam, let our inhibitions go, and party like it’s the end of the world. One of the best New Year’s traditions has to be the midnight kiss — that moment where all the walls of inhibition drop and we celebrate humanity in one, giant, culturally-approved, orgiastic make-out session. But what if one kiss isn't enough? What if you want all of the kisses? Well, it starts with

The 5 best VPNs for surviving life after the death of Net Neutrality

The 5 best VPNs for surviving life after the death of Net Neutrality
Get smarter about online privacy with the help of a VPN.Image: PexelsJust to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The FCC has spoken and it's official: Net Neutrality is dead. Mashable's been closely covering this story — you can read everything here — but we'll give you the TL;DR version. The FCC has decided that large internet service providers (ISPs) like Xfinity, Verizon, RCN, and any other company in the

Facebook’s fake news problem landed Zuckerberg dubious title of ‘Misinformer of the Year’

Facebook’s fake news problem landed Zuckerberg dubious title of ‘Misinformer of the Year’
Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg gets held accountable for his platform's role in the fake news landscape with Media Matter's "Misinformer of the Year" award.Image: Paul Marotta/Getty ImagesRupert Murdoch, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck.  Those are some of the big media figures Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is joining with this year's dubious distinction of "Misinformer of the Year." That's the title given to the social media mastermind from Media Matters for America, a progressive media watchdog group

Trump Signs $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut in First Major Legislative Win

Trump Signs $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut in First Major Legislative Win
President Donald Trump signed the Republican tax-overhaul bill to little fanfare on Friday, delivering a major tax cut to U.S. corporations along with a package of temporary cuts for other businesses and most individuals.“I consider this very much a bill for the middle class and a bill for jobs,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office before signing the legislation. “Corporations are literally going wild over this. I think even beyond my expectations.”Trump’s signature caps a seven-week sprint that

YouTube to Launch New Music Subscription Service in March

YouTube to Launch New Music Subscription Service in March
YouTube plans to introduce a paid music service in March, according to people familiar with the matter, a third attempt by parent company Alphabet Inc. to catch up with rivals Spotify and Apple Inc.The new service could help appease record-industry executives who have pushed for more revenue from YouTube. Warner Music Group, one of the world’s three major record labels, has already signed on, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing private talks. YouTube is also in talks

Rose Marie, actress and showbiz legend, dies at 94

Rose Marie, actress and showbiz legend, dies at 94
(CNN)Broadway and television actress Rose Marie, best known for her role as Sally Rogers on "The Dick Van Dyke Show," died Thursday, her publicist said, citing her family. She was 94.During a career that spanned nine decades, Rose Marie -- who went only by her first name professionally -- was also famous for appearing for years on the game show "The Hollywood Squares," which featured celebrities sitting in boxes on a life-size tic-tac-toe board. The website IMDb says she

In 2017, the Apple Watch became the most important wearable in the world

In 2017, the Apple Watch became the most important wearable in the world
Apple is victorious in the wearable wars at least for now.Image: bob al-greene/mashableThe Apple Watch conquered all comers and became the most important wearable in the world in 2017.   SEE ALSO: AirPods will be even more ubiquitous in 2018, says report The iPhone maker flexed its muscles to take over the young wearable space in a relatively short period. Apple only released its first smartwatch in April 2015, and its latest, the Series 3, is just the third

This cryptocurrency is blowing up. But it’s not currency

This cryptocurrency is blowing up. But it’s not currency
Image: Getty ImagesMove over ethereum and litecoin — ripple is suddenly the hot new cryptocurrency.  But ripple is different. It can't be mined. It can't be used to go shopping. And it's operated by a private company. Ripple is still far smaller than bitcoin, the reigning king of cryptocurrencies, but it's had a remarkable 2017. Ripple has increased by 29,000 percentin the past 12 months, pushing its value to more than $70 billion. In comparison, bitcoin — which has

Woman refuses to leave home, trashes Warhol paintings, causes $300K in damages on first date

Woman refuses to leave home, trashes Warhol paintings, causes $300K in damages on first date
All is fair in love and Warhol. Houston police arrested 29-year-old Lindy Lou Layman on Dec. 23, after she caused at least $300,000 worth of damage at a first date’s house, including two original Andy Warhol paintings valued at $500,000 each. According to the Associated Press via the Mercury News, Layman had gone on a date with Tony Buzbee, a prominent Houston attorney. Prosecutors say Buzbee told investigators Layman had gotten too drunk on their date, and he called her an

40+ Things People Dont Realise Youre Doing Because Of Your Depression

40+ Things People Dont Realise Youre Doing Because Of Your Depression
Sarah Schuster is the mental health editor at The Mighty, and she decided to find out how depression manifests itself in ways other people can't see. Asking community members on The Mighty Facebook page the question: “What's something people don't realise you're doing because you live with depression?” The response was eye-opening. Below is a list of some of the things that people had to say. Scroll down to check it out. Hiding in my phone. Yes, I am

This Electric Truck Will Probably Beat Teslas to Market

This Electric Truck Will Probably Beat Teslas to Market
On the evening of Nov. 16, Elon Musk unveiled the latest prop in his Tony Stark cosplay. Photographer: Angie Smith for Bloomberg Businessweek As Semler drives the ET1 around Hollywood, gawkers whip out their phones to take photos. The heavy-duty semi, which has a 22-inch touchscreen on its dashboard and a winged black logo splashed across its grille, uses a beach-ball-size electric motor and a couple of large battery packs to carry as much as 80,000 pounds of cargo,

Rihanna vows not to use trans models as ‘convenient’ marketing ploy

Rihanna vows not to use trans models as ‘convenient’ marketing ploy
Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty makeup line is killing it this year. Time Magazine even called it one of 2017’s best inventions. The line focuses on creating shades for people of all colors, from Black to albino, which means its models are more diverse than your standard beauty line. But one fan begged the question—where’s the transgender women in Fenty Beauty’s marketing? Brazilian fan Alberto Otero reached out to Rihanna over Twitter’s DMs, saying that the next time she has something to record, she should