Protests Continue on Capitol Hill as Support Builds for Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal

You can add political apathy to the list of things millennials have killed, particularly when it comes to climate change. On Monday, young people flooded Capitol Hill for the second time in less than a month to send a message to Democrats that they want a Green New Deal and a select committee to make it happen in the…

Zappos Is Taking An Extra 20% Off Sale, Which Never Happens

Sales at Zappos are a rare occurrence, so shoe lovers, or even just regular people who wear shoes but feel neutral about them, should listen up: For Green Monday, Zappos is taking an extra 20% select sale styles with promo code EXTRA20. But these aren’t any ordinary select sale styles; items included range from Uggs,…

How Westworld VFX Artists Created Disturbing Illusion of Burning Flesh

Even knowing they’re robots, watching Westworld’s hosts go under the knife for repairs was even more gruesome than the bloody battles that sent them to the ER. But in addition to using lots of CG, visual effects studio Pixomondo employed some old-school special effects tricks to make those surgeries look as…

The Most Terrifying Climate Disasters of 2018

I sat for a while trying to figure out what image should be at the top of this post. Punching in different keywords—hurricane, wildfire, heat wave—turned up photos from around the world. Eventually, I settled on Southern California’s Woolsey Fire bearing down on the mansions of Malibu, because it best encapsulates…

Another Familiar Face Is Confirmed for Bond 25

Godzilla: King of the Monsters teases an epic kaiju showdown. Jessica Chastain promises to take on the X-Men in Dark Phoenix. The new Aladdin remake could be adding new songs to the animated classic’s iconic soundtrack. Plus, a new look at the Kim Possible movie, and what’s to come on Titans. Spoilers, away!

Protestors Shout Down US Pro-Fossil Fuel Event at International Climate Talks in Poland

International climate talks in Poland continued their ignominious march toward being completely ineffective. We’ve seen coal decking the halls and petro states refusing to recognize sound science. And then came Monday when the U.S. played the role of global troll by hosting a pro-fossil fuel event with an audience…

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