Some Genius Slowed Down Guy Fieri Eating and Set It to ‘Killing Me Softly’

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Guy Fieri has a tender relationship with food. He loves it, yearns for it and serves it at his one-star rated New York City restaurant. Now, see Fieri eat like you've never seen him eat before: in slow motion to the sensual sounds of Roberta Flack's "Killing Me Softly." Is your mouth watering yet? If the answer is no, click replay. Air New Zealand Takes Passengers to Middle-earth With Hobbit Safety Video Filling Your Ice Machine With Candy Is the Only Kitchen Hack You Need Dreams Do Come True: Floyd Mayweather Beats Up Justin Bieber If 'The Shining' Took Place in IKEA Read more... Read more »

Adaptive Math Learning Platform KnowRe Raises $6.8M

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 KnowRe, an online math learning site for secondary students, has raised a new round of $6.8 million. The funding was led by returning investor SoftBank Ventures Korea, with participation from KTB Ventures, Partners Fund, and SparkLabs Global Ventures. Read More Read more »

Watch All 10 ‘Halloween’ Movies in 2 Minutes

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If you realize that as October passes by, you don’t have the time or emotional fortitude to watch every single installment of the Halloween series, YouTube channel CineFix has your back. They summarize all 10 movies in two minutes in the animated clip, above, including Jamie Lee Curtis' inexplicable return from the dead, the often-forgotten fact that Paul Rudd was in Halloween: The Curse of Mike Myers and Rob Zombie’s regrettable involvement in the franchise. What Happens When Apple Runs Out of Product Ideas? Sting-Sung Cellphone Ringtones Are Better Than the Originals This Baby Minion Costume Just Won Halloween Christian Bale's 'Batman' Would Be an Amazing Steve Jobs Read more... More about Viral Videos , Halloween , Horror Movies , Film , and Watercooler Read more »

New Croissant-Hybrid ‘Baissant’ Brings Crumbs Bakery Back to Life

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When Crumbs announced it would be reopening with a new hybrid food item on the menu, Mashable just had to get the flaky low down In July, Crumbs abruptly closed all 48 of its U.S. shops due to serious financial difficulties. But with the help of a few cupcake-loving investors , the chain was acquired in a Chapter 11 process by the Lemonis Fischer Acquisition Company, LLC — co-owned by Marcus Lemonis, the host of CNBC's The Profit See also: It Takes 3 Days to Make a Real Cronut The bake shop reopened on Oct. 14 in New York City, with future plans to reopen 24 stores across the U.S The Crumbs revival comes with a new menu breakfast item: the curiously-named "baissant." Lemonis tells Mashable that the "baissant" is made with both bagel and croissant doughs which are interwoven and baked. The bagel-croissant debuted alongside other items, including the "crozel," a pretzel-croissant hybrid. Read more... More about Youtube , Videos , Us , Watercooler , and Food Read more »

EBay Beats On EPS Of $0.68, Misses On Sales Of $4.35B; Shares Fall On Lower Forecasts

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 E-commerce giant EBay, soon to be split into two businesses, today reported its third-quarter earnings. The company reported revenues of $4.4 billion (or, $4.353 billion, to be exact), growing 12% on a year ago, on non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.68. This beat estimates on EPS but narrowly missed on sales (but, yes, beat if you rounded up, as eBay has). Analysts were expecting revenues… Read More Read more »

5 Tips For Dipping Your Toe Into ‘Hearthstone’

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Hearthstone , a digital card game featuring the characters of Blizzard’s World of Warcraft universe, has quickly become a sensation. While the free game has been out on Mac and PC for sometime, it's taken off on iPad. In less than a year, the title has maintained a steady number of downloads in the U.S., hovering around rank 100 for all games and within the top 20 for card games, according to data from App Annie See also: 10 Mindless Games You Can Play While Zoning Out Although Hearthstone was actually designed to be approachable for new players , it can still be overwhelming at first glance. If you are just starting out in card games, this guide will walk you through some of the basics and share a few tips to set you on the path to glory. Read more... More about Entertainment , Gaming , Mobile Games , Activision Blizzard , and Hearthstone Read more »

An Astronaut’s Fisheye View of Earth Spinning Day Into Night

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Assuming you don't count our robot on Mars , we're still a single-planet species, so any extra insight into our planet remains pretty fascinating Such is the case with a new video posted on Saturday by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst. Recorded from on board the Cupola observatory module on the International Space Station , the time-lapse, fisheye-style video shows us what it's like to watch the rotation of the Earth as it transitions from day to night in just 90 minutes Hurtling through space at over 17,000 miles per hour as it orbits the planet, the brief space station video is both a reminder of Earth's beauty and a possible preview of what the view from your bedroom might look like when space tourism becomes the norm. Read more... More about Space , Astronaut , International Space Station , Time Lapse , and Youtube Read more »

Hardware Battlefield Participants To Receive Exhibition Space At CES As They Compete For $50,000

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 I’m very excited to announce that TechCrunch is now an official media partner at CES 2015, which means big things for our startup competition, Hardware Battlefield. Startups chosen to participate in Hardware Battlefield will now receive exhibition space free of charge in CES’ startup venue, Eureka Park. They will also receive four free exhibitor passes to CES. The winning… Read More Read more »

Snapchat Wanted MessageMe Before Yahoo Bought It For Up To $30-$40M

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 Earlier today we reported that messaging app MessageMe was getting acquired by Yahoo — which MessageMe has now confirmed on its site, along with the inevitable news that the app is shutting down, effective November 7. Now we’ve also learned some more details. MessageMe had also been courted by Snapchat as well as an app maker out of Europe, Truecaller. And, after… Read More Read more »

Neelie Kroes To Give A Final Interview At Disrupt Europe In London

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 Neelie Kroes will give one of her last ever on-stage interviews at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe in London before leaving her role as Vice-President of the European Commission. TechCrunch Disrupt Europe will take place from 18-21st October 2014 in London. You can grab an early bird ticket right here. Over the weekend we’ll have a free hackathon, which you can apply for here. When Kroes… Read More Read more »