Amazing virtual museum tours

Some museums opt for virtual tours in the form of interactive online maps. Others choose to share image galleries or banks of 3D scans of their artefacts. VR offers the most...

Marijuana legalization proponents outraising opponents 36-to-1 in 2020

Financial support for marijuana legalization, both medical and recreational, has grown significantly in 2020 compared to 2016. Proponents of state ballot measures have outraised opponents this election season by almost 36-to-1, a...

Election Day rejection of the war on drugs

We still don’t know with certainty who will be the next president of the United States. But this year’s election results have given us a lot more clarity on one thing:...

Blockchain could soon make it impossible to sell a stolen Rolex

For a global business worth a reported $17 billion, driven by increasingly sophisticated online platforms, the secondary – or “pre-owned” – watch market is constrained by a singularly analogue factor. For...

Nigeria president warns protesters; fails to address shooting

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to the nation about the unrest that has gripped the country in recent days without making any mention of the deadly shooting of peaceful protesters that...

What to Do If You’ve Been Hacked

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Americans have been working from home, banking from home, attending school from home, and doing pretty much anything else imaginable from home. But unfortunately, bad actors...

Celebrities Who’ve Defended Their Support of Black Lives Matter

 Stephen Lovekin/Shutterstock; RINGO CHIU/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Taking a stand — and proud of it! Tyler Cameron, Kate Beckinsale and more celebrities have openly supported the Black Lives Matter movement, even after receiving negative feedback from some fans. The Bachelorette alum...

List of people killed in officer-involved incidents growing

List of people killed in officer-involved incidents growing. Reading the names of African Americans killed by police in or near Minneapolis alone can boggle the mind, and of course these are...

The Unlikely Reanimation of H.P. Lovecraft

American history is filled with writers whose genius was underappreciated—or altogether ignored—in their lifetime. Most of Emily Dickinson’s poems weren’t discovered and published until after her death. F. Scott Fitzgerald “died...

Neoliberal obesity and coronavirus in Mexico

In August, the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca banned the sale of junk food and sugary drinks to children under the age of 18. Mexico's Assistant Health Secretary Hugo Lopez-Gatell, who has denounced soda as "bottled poison",...

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