As the World Burns, Republicans Remind Us Climate Change Denial Is Alive and Well

Last week was a wild climate ride, from a landmark special report saying we basically have a decade to get our act together to Hurricane Michael decimating northwest Florida. If ever there was a time for the media to finally ask politicians about their plans to address climate change, this was it. And for once, the…

Alt-Right Militia Members Sat on a Roof With "Long Guns" During an August Rally

During the August 4 Patriot Prayer rally in Portland, Oregon, members of the alt-right militia stationed themselves on top of a building overlooking the protest with a cache of weapons, seemingly prepared to escalate violence. The Portland Police Department, however, did not see fit to inform city officials of this…

The Engineer in the Google vs. Uber ‘Stolen Tech’ Case Really Was Terrible

Anthony Levandowski, the controversial former Google engineer at the center of the major lawsuit between Uber and Waymo over trade secrets last year, is the subject of a new extensive, scathing, head-spinning story featured in this month’s New Yorker. One of the many incredible details is an alleged crash where…

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Is a Yummy Cup of Witch's Brew in Need of a Few More Ingredients 

As a 30-something woman who grew up with The Craft, Charmed, and (of course) Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina feels like being a teen witch again. Only this time, it’s not magical pancakes or superhero costumes, it’s a dark exploration of Satanic worship and the horrors of the…

The Best Places to Buy Halloween Costumes Online That Don't Suck

Thanks to the ever-growing cosplay subculture, costumes aren’t just an October affair for some stores. All year-round, you can find everything from cheap, knock-off versions of your favorite characters, to expensive, highly detailed costumes that look like they stepped straight off a movie set. We’ve rounded up stores…

Star Wars Resistance Just Made Us Look at the Franchise in a Whole New Way

When you’re watching a Star Wars TV show or movie, it’s easy to think what’s happening on screen is the most important thing imaginable. What could be more important than defeating the Empire, becoming a Jedi, or crushing the First Order? Maybe nothing—but what you tend to forget is, while that may be important to…

How a Subprime Auto Lender Consumed Detroit With Debt and Turned Its Courthouse Into a Collections Agency

When Don Foss started his career as a car salesman, he recognized early on that most of his prospective customers had shaky credit, leaving them with few options for financing to buy a vehicle. So in 1972, he started subprime auto lending company Credit Acceptance Corporation to fill that void. He knew lending money…

Releasing Tomorrow: Arcade1Up's Stunning Arcade Cabinets Are Finally Back In Stock

Arcade1Up’s 3/4 sized arcade cabinets look stunning, include multiple games, and are a steal at $300, especially since they were supposed to cost $400, according to the original announcement. They’ve been mostly out of stock at Walmart for the last few months, but three of the five are available to preorder once…