Charlie Jane Anders has a new short story “The Minnesota Diet” posted over on Slate. As she puts it, she “wrote about a high-tech city that’s hit by severe food shortages. Because I really don’t think you can think about the future without thinking about hunger.”
The story is part of Slate’s Future Tense partnership with Arizona State University to explore emerging technologies, public policy,...View more »
If you are an auto enthusiast who came of age in the 80s, the Lamborghini Countach is supposed to be your supercar poster child. Now I do have an appreciation for the Countach, but it was Ferrari’s Testarossa of 1984 that captured my young enthusiast heart. While the Testarossa (TR) was much more conservatively styled than the contemporary Countach LP500 on the surface, it had some bat$h!+...View more »
The Onion, America’s Finest News Source, today announced it is continuing its pursuit of justice and truth with the release of its very first podcast, “A Very Fatal Murder.” In its 262-year history, The Onion has conquered every platform in its path across print and digital news media. Now, with a six-episode season of gripping reportage, The Onion and Onion Public Radio (OPR) will extend...View more »
Remember that time our President, for the first time in the history of the United States, addressed the unequivocally anti-LGBTQ Values Voter Summit?
Just shortly after addressing the terrible response to those impacted by recent catastrophic weather, he digressed into the diatribe about ‘values’ that I have excerpted and transcribed below, emphasis mine.
“We love our families. We love our...View more »
Before we get too deeply involved in the silly story about Elizabeth Warren having to prove through DNA testing that she is, indeed, part Native American , let’s not forget something too much of the mainstream media has allowed to drift out of everyday conversation. The man who kept demeaning Warren by calling her “Pocahontas” is the man who also tried to demean the nation’s first black...View more »
The Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) has evacuated six of its facilities, amounting to about 850 prisoners, in wake of historic Hurricane Michael. However, 13 counties across Florida have mandatory evacuations in place. That leaves 15 other facilities in those counties that are still potentially in harm’s way.
Needless to say, prison advocates are pissed. Fight Toxic Prisons, a group...View more »
You’ve had all the slowdowns and crashes and bugs you can take—it’s time to upgrade your computer. While the thought of shopping around for new components or a whole new machine might fill you with dread and foreboding, it doesn’t have to be a stressful process, and this guide will serve as your one-stop shop for all the information you need to have on hand.
Your first decision right at the...View more »
Horror manga Misumiso is getting a live-action movie version. Misumiso tells the story of Haruka who moves to a small town, where she is bullied by other students who burn down her house, killing her mother. Haruka then gets her revenge. The movie opens April 7.
Hoy en día el canal de YouTube con más suscriptores en toda la plataforma es el de Pewdiepie, y así lo ha sido durante mucho tiempo. Pero el reinado de este Youtuber sueco podría estar a punto de acabar, y será superado por un canal del que jamás habías escuchado hablar.Fui de público a un torneo de Fortnite y ahora siento pena por los youtubers
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Un adolescente australiano de 19 años ha sido encontrado culpable robar más de 90 GB de archivos seguros y privados hackeando la red de servidores de Apple en varias ocasiones. La razón, según su abogado, es que “admira demasiado” la compañía y “sueña con trabajar allí algún día”.
El 9 de mayo de 1990 todo cambió....View more »
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At Google I/O 2018, Google announced that its digital assistant was getting upgraded with more natural-sounding speech in addition to six new alternate voices. Then, Google promptly scared the hell out of everyone by using the Google Assistant’s new skills to mimic a real voice so well, people on the other end of a phone call apparently didn’t know they were speaking to a robot.
Now, just a...View more »
Amid the thousand or so projects he’s working on at any given moment—which currently include Jungle Cruise, Fast And Furious spin-off Hobbs And Shaw, Black Adam, a Jumanji sequel, and his controversial decision to play black folk hero John Henry for Netflix—you’d be forgiven for letting a few of Dwayne Johnson’s various movie ideas slip through the cracks. Like, say, his decision—announced...View more »
Shaving with a fresh razor blade feels amazing. But razors are unnecessarily expensive so we suffer with the same worn out blade for weeks at a time. But with Dollar Shave Club you’ll get new razors for as little as $3 a month, shipping included, so you can afford to change blades whenever you want.
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Based on the Light Novels eries of the same name
During the “GA Bunko 2018 happyou Stage” it has been announced that an anime adaptation of the Light Novel “Goblin Slayer” is in the works.
WHITE FOX is in charge of the animation, and the anime cast will be the same as a previously released Drama CD.Yuichiro Umehara as Goblin SlayerYui Ogura as PriestessNao Tōyama as High Elf ArcherYuka... View more »
You don’t have to shell out for a brand new Nike Apple Watch to get that iconic swiss cheese watch band look. You just need $5 and promo code 8SJX587Z. There are a...View more »
It’s both a truism and true that politics is about power, how it’s used and who it’s used against. But politics are also about the business of pain—about which individuals and which communities bear how much and at what cost, and so implicitly whose pain is worth more than others. Everyone lives in and with this reality, and the fact of it is much heavier for people who, as the result of...View more »