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Netflix and the creation of global monoculture

Spencer Lazar Contributor<p>Spencer Lazar is a partner at General Catalyst.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Examining the NYC footprints of global tech titans<br>• Opportunities In The Risk Business Abound As Insurance Is Ready For Disruption<p>Netflix is an incredible company.<p>Had you invested in the business in …

“They are going out of their way to f*ck me”: Tarantino slams Disney over “Star Wars” and “Hateful Eight” clash

<b>Quentin Tarantino (Virginia Mayo)</b><p>The filmmaker told Howard Stern that the Mouse muscled his movie out of his favorite theater to get “Star Wars” in<p>Brendan Gauthier<p>December 16, 2015 6:34pm (UTC)<p>Quentin Tarantino was “moved to [rage] tears” while promoting his new movie, “The Hateful Eight,” this …

Star Wars

iPad giveaway prank proves you shouldn’t ignore Terms and Conditions

Despite the fact that they frequently contain things we should be concerned about, it’s rare that we pay much (if any) attention to what we’re agreeing to when we hit “Accept” on the Terms & Conditions section of some new app we’ve downloaded.<p>However, a fun viral video by YouTube prankster Jena …

There’s a workable plan for lowering global emissions by 40% in 20 years

The long-anticipated United Nations Climate Change Conference began Nov. 30 in Paris and will continue through Dec. 10—yet there is almost no chance that it will produce an agreement anywhere near adequate for achieving the climate stabilization targets set by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate …

Fossil Fuels

VW's November Sales Got Battered in Germany Too

Volkswagen AG (VLKAY) sales fell for a second straight month in November in its key home market of Germany, adding to the gloom over Europe’s largest …

This Company Banned Internal Email for a Week (and Loved It)

An Italian company banned all internal email for a week. Are they on to something?<p>If you brought in experts to figure out what was stressing out your employees, what would they find?<p>A northern Italian home textiles company, Gabel, did just that recently. The interviews with employees uncovered an …

WhatsApp is blocking links to a competing messenger app

This morning, Telegram users on WhatsApp noticed something strange. The chat app was blocking any links to Telegram.me, a rival chat app that grew popular in the wake of earlier WhatsApp outages. The URLs still appeared as messages, but they did not register as hyperlinks and users were blocked …

Why Does Bright Light Make Me Sneeze?

Short answer: It might be all in your head.<p>Perhaps as many as a quarter of us sneeze when we look at a bright light, a condition scientists have been calling “photic sneeze reflex” since 1954. But the condition goes back millennia. Aristotle proposed that the sun’s heat dries nasal fluid, causing …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of 2015

Every December, Popular Science honors the 100 greatest innovations of the year. Brilliant, revolutionary, and bound to shape the future—these are the Best of What’s New.

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