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New TV series ‘Years of Living Dangerously’ connects the dots on climate change

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New TV Series ‘Years of Living Dangerously’ Connects the Dots on Climate Change (via Planetsave)

The subject of climate change and global warming is a divisive one, because while the science is sound, there seems to be no lack of climate deniers. However, a new TV series that airs this Sunday aims to get a larger number of people connecting dots…

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Trump treated the coronavirus pandemic like a reality TV show — now it’s blowing up in his face

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It's hardly new or revelatory to say this, but it's critical to remember the role that "The Apprentice" played in turning Donald Trump, a notoriously bad businessman with a string of bankruptcies, into an American icon of capitalist success. Everything from careful editing to set designers giving the dreary Trump Organization offices a glow-up came together to create the illusion of success where only failure and mediocrity had been before.

This article was originally published at Salon

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‘I choose to be a cyborg’: Here’s why I implanted computer chips in my hands

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I have computer chips in my hands.

The tiny (two millimetre by 12 millimetre) glass ampules are nestled just under the skin on the back of each of my hands and were implanted by a local body piercer several years ago.

The chip in my right hand is a near-field communication device that I scan with an app on my smart phone to access and rewrite the information I have stored on it. It can contain a minuscule 888 kilobytes of data storage and only communicates with devices less than four centimetres away. In my left hand is a chip designed as a digital verification device that uses a proprietary app from the developer Vivokey.

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Trump instantly called out for honoring POWs: ‘You literally said you liked soldiers who weren’t captured’

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President Donald Trump tweeted out a proclamation on POW/MIA Recognition Day, and other social media users instantly reminded him that he'd repeatedly slurred service members.

The president issued the proclamation Friday to honor service members who'd been captured or gone missing during combat, although he publicly insulted Sen. John McCain for serving as a prisoner and reportedly doesn't believe missing service members are worth finding.

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