How MLK’s Vision Helped Lay the Groundwork For a Green New Deal

More than 50 years have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Since then, we’ve come a long way as a nation—just look at our new Congress—but we’ve still got a long way to go. Poverty rates among black and Latinx people in the U.S. are more than double those of their white peers. The most…

New Merchandise Might Give Us an Intriguing Glimpse at Avengers: Endgame

Spider-Man: Far From Home casts a new friend for Peter Parker. A Bumblebee sequel is already in the works. Netflix wants to revive Unsolved Mysteries. Arrow wants to do its own take on the Birds of Prey. Plus, a new look at Men in Black: International, and what’s to come on Supergirl and Gotham. We’re in the spoilgame…

Airbnb Spying, a Monster Breach, and Intravenous Semen Injection: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Friends, I have some good news and some bad news. That bad news, if you missed our PSA last week, is that a colossal breach exposed nearly 773 million emails and more than 21 million passwords. This is not ideal, I know. And if you have not already, this is as good an opportunity as any to overhaul your personal…

AOC Breaks the Internet by Dropping in on Charity Twitch Stream for Trans Kids 

It’s logical to fear that any politician with a semblance of humanity will eventually disappoint us. But somehow, in defiance of our low expectations, freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just keeps getting cooler. This evening she became perhaps the first Congressperson to ever appear on a Twitch stream,…

Double Sided Packing Cubes Are My New Favorite Travel Accessory

I’ve long been a packing cube prophet, telling anyone that would listen that the luggage-for-your-luggage makes packing for a trip, and unpacking at your hotel, so much simpler. I’ve owned basic-ass cubes, and cubes that compress your clothes, but now I don’t think I’ll buy another set unless they’re double sided.

Sheryl Sandberg Reiterates Yet Again That Facebook Has a Lot of Work to Do

Last year was not great for Facebook’s embattled chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg—particularly after it was revealed that she personally requested information on vocal Facebook critic George Soros after he publicly deemed the company a “menace.” But Soros conspiracy ordeal notwithstanding, the company she’s…

Netflix Has Reportedly Signed a 'Best Practices' Code in India to Avoid State Censorship

Netflix and eight other streaming services including pending Disney acquisition Hotstar and Jio Cinema have signed a “code of best practices” stating they will voluntarily self-regulate their content in India, CNN Business reported on Friday. According to CNN, the agreement (posted to Indian tech site MediaNama)…

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