What Is Rainbow Capitalism? Exploiting The LGBTQ+ Community For Profit.

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Every year during Pride month, companies show their support of the LGBTQ+ community by changing their social media icons to feature the pride flag in some way, putting up pride flags at their stores/offices, and selling pride-themed merchandise among many other things. This show of support of the marginalised LGBTQ+ community by corporations has been … Read more

3,500 Subreddits Go Dark In Protest Against Reddit Itself

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Reddit is the “front page of the internet”, a social media site where people share everything from mainstream pop culture to niche information. The users (Redditors), form communities around a common topic called subreddits. Around 3,500 of the top subreddits will be radio-silent for at least a day on Monday in protest against Reddit’s choice … Read more

Supreme Court Allows Company To Sue Workers For Striking.

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The post-lockdown phase of work in the USA has seen multiple workers’ strikes for better working conditions and other labour rights. The recent and still-ongoing Writer’s Guild of America strike against Hollywood executives has more or less crippled the American entertainment industry. Many fast food chains like Starbucks and McDonald’s workers, and even supermarket chains … Read more

What Is El Niño? The Event To Make 2024 The Hottest Year.

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The last few decades have been witness to constantly worsening climate. A new record-breaking hottest day each summer, out-of-season rainfall in the monsoon belt, shortening winter periods which don’t even get as cold anymore. All of these and more are directly linked to the world’s average temperature increase. El Niño is a natural climate event … Read more

Truth Is A Series of Code. Deep Fakes And Why They Are Dangerous.

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In an era of rapidly advancing technology, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) has presented humanity with both incredible opportunities and daunting challenges. Among these challenges, one of the most concerning is the growing prevalence of AI-generated disinformation. As AI algorithms become increasingly sophisticated, the potential for malicious actors to exploit this technology for spreading … Read more

200,000-Year-Old Burial Rethinks Human History

A reconstruction of Homo naledi's head by paleoartist John Gurche, who spent some 700 hours recreating the head from bone scans.

For many decades, we have understood the Homo Sapiens and Neanderthals as the only intelligent species in the Homo family. Our oldest finds of symbols painted on cave walls and “ritualistic” burials have only solidified that understanding as they don’t go further than the first appearances of Neanderthals. Homo Naledi is an extinct species of … Read more

Columbia Plagued by 200 Cocaine Hippos Smuggled By Pablo Escobar

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A recent comprehensive census of Hippos in the country has revealed the hippo population in Columbia is double the estimated population. Hippopotamuses are not a species that are native to Columbia. The Columbian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar illegally imported 3 female and 1 male hippopotamus from Africa in the late 1970s. After he was shot … Read more

The Disney Movie Club

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The Disney Movie Club is an initiative by the Walt Disney Company to allow fans of movies owned by the media conglomerate the ability to purchase these films in physical Blu-ray or DVD. Disney has slowly turned from a children’s entertainment company to one of the biggest media conglomerates. Disney owns the animated children’s media … Read more

Renewable Energy No Longer A Utopian Fantasy

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Energy generation by fossil fuels is one of the leading contributors to global CO2 emissions which lead to climate change. The push towards renewable energy sources is a necessity of our time. Renewable Energy has started making its mark on the energy production industry already, and the future is full of hope. Brazil has recently … Read more

Pride Merch Withdrawn From Target Due To Death Threats

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Pride month is celebrated every June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots, and to celebrate LGBTQ+ rights and culture. Activists and people who identify themselves are part of the LGBTQ+ community celebrate the month with queer film festivals, pride parades, and pride merchandise to wear and/or own like clothing, pride flags, and other accessories. Target, … Read more