‘I’ve never been so unimpressed by a person in my life’: Parkland shooting survivor delivers a biting critique of her phone call with Trump

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst A Parkland school shooting survivor delivered a harsh critique of her phone call with President Donald Trump, who reached out to her while she was recovering from her wounds in the hospital. Samantha Fuentes indicated to The New York Times that Trump seemed insincere, and said “he didn’t make me feel better in […]

‘I will suffer until the end of my life’: Japan’s forced sterilization victims speak to RT

Thousands of Japanese people who were forced to undergo sterilization operations could be in line for compensation following the discovery of records detailing the country’s controversial, decades-long eugenics program. Conducted under Japan’s Eugenics Protection Law, the legal program ran from 1948 until 1996 and targeted people with hereditary diseases for forced sterilization surgeries and vasectomies. […]

The life and rise of Peter Thiel, the successful and controversial investor who is reportedly leaving Silicon Valley

Tristan Fewings/Getty Images Peter Thiel, one of Silicon Valley’s most successful and controversial venture capitalists, is reportedly leaving the Bay Area. The outspoken libertarian will reportedly relocate his home, personal funds, and his foundation to Los Angeles, according to The Wall Street Journal, and he’s taking his 50-person staff with him. Why Los Angeles? It […]

The Thai Filmmaker Documenting Life at the Margins

Five years ago, Nontawat Numbenchapol struck up an acquaintance with a boy living in Bangkok while working on a PBS documentary about Shan people, an ethnic minority group from Myanmar. The boy told the documentarian that he hoped to become a photographer and filmmaker, and the two connected on Facebook to chat about cameras. By […]

Google Pixel 2 users report warming phones and shortened battery life

If you’ve noticed your Pixel 2 running warm lately or found its battery life to suddenly be shortened, you’re not alone. As 9to5Google points out, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL users are reporting on Reddit and Google’s Pixel User Community that their phones are having some issues since they installed Google’s February security update. […]

GamesBeat Summit speakers — Second Life creator Philip Rosedale, video host Andrea Rene, and FoxNext’s game chief

We’re stocking up on star speakers for our GamesBeat Summit 2018, which will take place at the beautiful Claremont Resort in Berkeley, California, on April 9 and April 10. Our conference is all about making games better and improving the business, and our latest speakers should help us realize this vision. Our speakers include Philip Rosedale, […]

Tessa Thompson Will Star In Jewel Heist Movie Based on the Life of Doris Payne

Tessa Thompson, an actress who is great in everything she appears in, has an exciting new project. Thompson will portray real-life figure Doris Payne, a woman who spent six decades as an international jewel thief. Give us this movie immediately, please. Variety reports that Tessa Thompson, of Dear White People, Creed, and Thor: Ragnarok fame, has signed on to star in […]