The main problem the United States faces right now is a simple one: violent, white supremacist fascism is on the rise, and it is being supported by the Republican Party.
That’s it. It’s not “extremes on both sides.” It’s not “a breakdown in civility.” It’s not “divisive identity politics.” It’s that the conservative movement in America is fueling a rise in fascist hatred throughout the...View more »
The president of the United States is a joke.
Never before has a president been such a global embarrassment, but here we are, in 2018, the year of our lord Tarana Burke (who also happens to be No. 1 on this year’s Root 100 list, which you can see here), the president was boasting of his made-up achievements to the United Nations—and they literally laughed at him.
“In less than two years, my...View more »
Even just a couple of years ago, the message to new parents was pretty clear: Screens, for the most part, aren’t good for kids, so stay away. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended that kids not experience any screen time until at least age two, and then after that, they suggested keeping it very limited.
But as media becomes more and more pervasive in our everyday lives, parents...View more »
Chrome for Android had a neat little feature that allows you to tap a word to do a Google search for the word without leaving the page you’re on. It’s gone missing for some, but here’s how to bring it back.
As noted by Android Police, this feature was added in version 38 of Chrome, but some users have noticed that it’s no longer enabled by default. If that’s true for you, here’s how to turn it...View more »
On Monday’s Daily Show, Trevor Noah welcomed Amanda Nguyen, who he claimed was the first-ever Nobel Prize nominee he’s ever chatted with. And while the 28-year-old Nguyen demurred when Noah described the Nobel Peace Prize as an award for “the best people in our world,” Noah then ran down Nguyen’s accomplishments, and there’s a case to be made. Founding the non-profit civil rights organization...View more »
If you have a natural fiber sweater, you’ve probably noticed it occasionally sheds or pills. To prevent this from happening, try freezing it.
WhoWhatWear recommends sticking the sweater in a Ziploc bag, then keeping it in the freezer overnight. They say this helps lock in the fibers, and you only need to do it once for ongoing, shed-free wear.
I was skeptical, but I gave it a shot, and it...View more »
Costco is selling the four-foot wine glass of your dreams/hungover nightmares, theoretically as a “decoration.” That part is obviously ridiculous—you don’t buy a four-foot tall wine glass to fill with fake plants, I don’t care how many chenille throws or rustic driftwood signs you’ve got in your suburban home. If you buy a four-foot wine glass, you drink from the four-foot wine glass, even if...View more »
Princess Adora will soon be bounding her way back into the spotlight when Netflix’s She-Ra reboot drops next month. But according to showrunner Noelle Stevenson, this new take on the heroine’s journey is going to be somewhat different from her adventures in the original series.
Much like the ‘80s classic, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power will tell the story of how Adora discovers she’s a...View more »
Top: at work. Bottom: at home.
Suddenly everyone was freaking out about snow last night, even though the forecast didn't look that crazy. Apparently some areas are worse or people are just crazy, because as I was driving to work a pair of radio hosts were talking about how scary their commute was. I just had some wet roads for the first half, then everything was dry.
The seller of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Volvo claims his wife has laid down the law and demanded its sale, much to his protestations. Let’s see if he’s priced this turbo wagon to only meet the letter of that better half’s law.
The other night I was watching The Big Lebowski for the umteenth time and was marveling at just...View more »
Your home can never be too safe, right? Amazon seems to think so with a pair of home security Gold Box deals.
Netflix didn’t stack its lineup with bingeable fare for the mid-week holiday, so you’ll have to content yourself with stalwarts from your queue if you’re planning to be an A/C hermit this 4th. (I’ll be diving into Mindhunter at long last.)
But July 6 sees the much-anticipated Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’s Netflix premiere, and we’ve got some decent popcorn fare in the form of Wes...View more »
You all know this, but replacing your air filters is one of the cheapest ways to improve the air quality in your home. They can remove funky smells and allergens and, especially important this time of year, make your AC unit more efficient. Home Depot is selling a whole bunch of...View more »
Como viene siendo habitual en los últimos años, la revista Forbes incluye en sus listas anuales de “millonarios” a esas estrellas emergentes de nuestro tiempo. Estos son los youtubers que más dinero ganaron en 2018. Atentos al primer puesto, no llega a los 8 años.
Un dato al alza que muestra la buena salud de YouTube, o al menos la de aquellos pocos que se encuentran en la cima: las 10 grandes...View more »
Hoy, en Gizmodo Express, tu dosis de noticias en 1 minuto:Xiaomi presentará el nuevo Mi A2 el 24 de julio
Xiaomi dio un golpe sobre la mesa con el Mi A1, un terminal que mezclaba Android One (una versión de Android optimizada directamente por Google), doble cámara con efecto bokeh y hardware de gama media por unos $200. Es natural que el nuevo Xiaomi Mi A2 sea uno de los lanzamientos más...View more »
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The Promotions team (we’re on the...View more »