New Edition of Ursula K. Le Guin’s ‘The Left Hand of Darkness’ Celebrates Book’s 50th Anniversary

Ursula K. Le Guin was the author of more than 20 novels, including her beautiful fantasy series, The Earthsea Cycle. Winner of a National Book Award, Pushcart Prize and PEN Award. Le Guin also became the first author to win both Hugo and Nebula Awards in the same year for a second time, after the […]

2020 is on course to be one of hottest years on record — with global temperatures over 2°F above baseline as climate crisis continues

Research into the 2003 European heatwave suggested at the time that human activity had more than doubled the risk of such warm summers — and that annual heatwaves like we are experiencing now could become commonplace by around the middle of the century.

Culture Warlords, book review: Into the heart of online darkness

These people would never knowingly let Lavin into their private conversations (which suggest she is “too ugly to rape”), so she adopts personas. For WhiteDate she refashions herself as a blonde, gun-toting Midwesterner, ‘Ashlynn1488’, who yearns for a strong white husband to give her cute, white babies. In 90 far-right Telegram channels she lurks as […]

Tenet Box Office Prediction India: Christopher Nolan’s Film Sells More Than 25000 Tickets In Advance Booking

Christopher Nolan’s Tenet is one of the biggest releases of 2020. The international espionage thriller was set to release in June 2020, but had to be delayed thrice due to the pandemic. The film finally released between August 26 to September 18 in 70 countries including the US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, France, […]

Conservative Groups Ask House Democrats to Demand Joe Biden’s Bank Records

As you also know, public record has established beyond doubt that vice President Biden repeatedly took his son on official trips to foreign nations and that soon after such trips his son’s companies we’re receiving millions in contracts from government related entities in those nations. Additionally, it is also public record that when one of […]

Hear Neal Casal’s Final Solo Recordings ‘Everything Is Moving’ and ‘Green Moon’

The final solo recordings of Neal Casal, the prolific solo artist and in-demand guitarist who died in August 2019, have been made available. “Everything Is Moving” and “Green Moon” were released Thursday to both pay tribute to Casal and raise funds for the Neal Casal Music Foundation, a nonprofit that aims to put musical instruments […]

Explore lesser-known Central Highlands town Mang Den

Visitors to Mang Den in Kon Plong District can explore the winding mountain passes, beautiful valleys and pine forests reminiscent of famous resort town Da Lat in Lam Dong Province, known for its consistent cool climate and French heritage.

When Prateek Kuhad met Singapore’s DJ Myrne

The duo recently had an interaction about their music, and more, as part of My Singapore Connect, an initiative by Singapore Tourism Board and BookMyShow. The initiative is bringing together established names in various fields — food, music, cinema, comedy — to celebrate creativity in India and Singapore. In an e-mail interview, Myrne expresses his […]

So, How Was Your 2020, Thurston Moore?

My favorite TV show to stream during quarantine was:By a long shot, filmmaker Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series which deals with McQueen’s personalized view of the black experience in Britain. The first episode was titled “Mangrove” about the legendary Mangrove café activist coalition to resist police oppression and violence in Notting Hill. The acting, the […]

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Moon Lander and Utopian Future Need These Science Fiction Visions

Science fiction offers endless other rebuttals, enhancements and complications to the future Bezos shared on-stage. In Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower, a young woman builds a more human-scale space utopianism—the invented religion of Earthseed—out of the climate-wracked ruins of a collapsed American state. In Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Windup Girl and series like N.K. Jemisin’s […]