I’m a Vegetarian—Will I Eat Lab-Grown Meat?

Eschewing meat requires explanation, especially if you were raised an omnivore. Every forkful carries culture and identity in the memory and effort of its preparation. So, on days like Thanksgiving, when vegetarians turn down their family’s lovingly basted golden brown turkey in favor of a Gardein Holiday Roast, a savory loaf of soy protein isolate…

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Black Friday 2019: The 17 Best Camera and Photography Deals (From Nikon to GoPro)

There’s a ton of year-end photography deals happening for Black Friday. From point-and-shoots perfect for those upgrading from their phone camera to monstrous full-frame, 4K video-capable mirrorless and DSLR cameras, there’s deals for every skill level, aspiration, and budget. We’ve sifted through the craziness to find a bunch of deals you may want to check…

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A Flawless Twitter Dunk 12 Years in the Making

In August 2007, during the waning George W. Bush administration, a Twitter user snapped up the name @flawless. The account’s first tweet was inauspicious: “wonderin how tha hell to work this thing.” The second tweet landed Tuesday, November 26, 2019. It was worth the wait.A little background helps. On Tuesday, Twitter began notifying people with…

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On Hope (in a Time of Hopelessness)

Engaging with current events at this particular moment in modern history feels like an endless rolling panic attack. Floods. Fires. Elections. Impeachment hearings. An indistinguishable shower of grinning authoritarian shitclowns snickering at everyone who tries to stop them stripping the planet for parts. Affectless armies of weaponized nihilists prepared to set the world on fire…

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