Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ Wins Oscar Award for Best Animated Short Film

Add another accomplishment to Kobe Bryant‘s illustrious resume: Oscar winner. Continue reading Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ Wins Oscar Award for Best Animated Short Film

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Jordan Peele Is First Black Writer to Win Oscar for Best Original Screenplay

Jordan Peele made history by being the first black nominee for the Oscars’ big three: Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay. With his Best Original Screenplay win for Get Out, he made history again, becoming the first black writer to win in the category. Continue reading Jordan Peele Is First Black Writer to Win Oscar for Best Original Screenplay

Ethics experts say their ‘fear has been realized’ as Trump faces one of his most consequential conflicts of interest yet

Ethics experts fear that the week-long standoff at a Panamanian hotel between ownership and the Trump Organization just presented one of the most consequential conflicts of interest yet for President Donald Trump. Continue reading Ethics experts say their ‘fear has been realized’ as Trump faces one of his most consequential conflicts of interest yet

The World’s Most Ancient, Elusive Sharks Were Finally Caught on Video

The Greenland shark is one of the world’s largest marine species, reaching lengths over 19 feet. And yet these fish, which prefer the deep, cold waters of the Arctic and North Atlantic oceans, have largely eluded scientific study. Continue reading The World’s Most Ancient, Elusive Sharks Were Finally Caught on Video

Doctors Want You to Know How Much Damage Rifle Bullets Really Do

After the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14th resulted in at least 17 deaths and 14 injuries, the pro-gun rights crowd trotted out a number of frustratingly familiar arguments. One of them, per Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, was that it would be impossible to effectively regulate firearms like the AR-15 used in the attack without banning all semi-automatic rifles. Continue reading Doctors Want You to Know How Much Damage Rifle Bullets Really Do