December 2018

Ringing in the New Year with new public domain content

#culture #law

5 Ways Grimm's Fairy Tales Changed After the First Edition

#cool #books #history

Facebook doesn’t need to sell your data. It has been giving it away free for years.

Mark Zuckerberg’s idealistic Facebook vision is haunting the company.

#big tech #privacy #ethics

The chemistry that gives champagne its famous fizz

#food #science

The (Straight) Male Gaze Rules on Sanitized Social Media

#social media #gender #sexuality

Metro 2033 film has been cancelled because the scripter wanted to 'Americanize' it

#games #movies #culture

Dysfunction, Drama, and Diarrhea: The Making of ‘The Magnificent Seven’

The set of the 1960s Western was awash in toxic masculinity, fragile egos, and gastrointestinal distress

#movies #attitudes

Meet the Tumblr castaways trying to save its NSFW content

Tumblr posters of porn and kink fear a ban on naughty content will eviscerate not only their blogs, but the communities they’ve built on the networks.

#social media #sexuality

Why Tumblr’s ban on adult content is bad for LGBTQ youth

#social media #youth #sexuality

The Nobel Prize for Climate Catastrophe

#climate #disaster #science

The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change Isn't a Technology

#climate #tech