Ben Beck has relaunched his 30+ year-old AnarchySF site, with new contributions from Eden Kupermintz and Yanai Sened; it's billed as "an open-source repository of anarchist or anarchy-adjacent science fiction" and the relaunch incorporates "modern content management frameworks to allow a community to form around the archive and help maintain it." My cursory examination confirms that the site is an excellent resource already, but still really use work, especially on non-English sources.
Makeshift academic Jordan Peterson claimed that Elliot Page's top surgery and the doctor performing it was "criminal". He's now admitting he was incorrect, even as he compares such procedures to Nazi experimentation, and says he has "post-coital" regrets about the remark. Jeet Heer, in flagging a comment that others skipped over in pursuit of his… READ THE REST
Following the British government's approval last month of his extradition to the U.S., Wikileaks founder Julian Assange today filed an appeal to London's High Court. The U.S. government hopes to prosecute Assange for publishing leaked evidence of misconduct by U.S. forces abroad. The High Court in London confirmed to the BBC an application by Mr… READ THE REST
Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first black woman confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, was sworn in yesterday, replacing retiring justice Stephen Breyer. Though an historic moment, "the lifetime appointment … will not shift the current ideological balance of the court," notes the BBC. Forthcoming 6-3 rulings whose dissents Jackson will be joining include gay rights,… READ THE REST
Summer is officially here, and we know you couldn't be more excited. Sure, you'll have those days when you're hanging out with friends or heading to the beach or pool, but what about those days when it's too rainy or hot to step foot outdoors? If you enjoy hunkering down and completing a good puzzle now and then,… READ THE REST
Maybe you're stuck on what to buy the kid who has everything, or you'd like to get somebody an incredibly unique gift. Don't bother buying yet another Lego set, doll, or video game for them. Instead, you can get them a toy that allows them to, well, just keep creating more toys! Of course, we're talking… READ THE REST
From your daughter's first trip to Disneyland to that epic fried chicken dish your favorite restaurant served you last weekend, you like to capture every precious moment of your life on your phone. And when you combine all those photos with the many different files you've saved on your devices, you've got a pretty hefty amount of data on… READ THE REST