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Month: January 2021

RICH REVIEWS: South Side Serpents # 1

Title: South Side Serpents # 1 Publisher: Archie Comics Story by: David Barnett Art by: Richard Ortiz Lettering by: Jack Morelli Coloring by: Matt Herms Cover: Richard Ortiz Variant Cover: Tyler Boss Price: $ 3.99 US Rating: 2 out of 5…

Amazon’s Ring now reportedly partners with more than 2,000 US police and fire departments

Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge All but two US states — Montana and Wyoming— now have police or fire departments participating in Amazon’s Ring network, which lets law enforcement ask users for footage from their Ring security cameras…

Facebook is getting pulled into a fight about the politics of Israel

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On November 10th, a Facebook employee sent out an unusual email to an unknown outside party, hoping to arrange a conversation about how the platform moderated against anti-Semitism. “We are looking at the…

NASA delays moon lander awards as Biden team mulls moonshot program

Photo by Ozkan Bilgin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images NASA last week quietly delayed its plan to award two high-profile crewed lunar lander contracts, moving the finish line back two months for a crucial program under the Trump administration’s hasty timeline…

Art

How Paul Cézanne Charted a New Path with His Boundary-Pushing Still Lifes and Landscapes

Paul Cézanne, the famed Post-Impressionist who painted a range of subjects in natural and domestic spaces, may now rank among the most celebrated artists of the 19th-century, but he didn’t always have that reputation. In fact, he was relatively obscure…

One Good Thing: All Creatures Great and Small is cozy as a mug of tea on a rainy day

James Herriot (Nicholas Ralph) befriends a sick bull in All Creatures Great and Small. | PBS/Courtesy of Playground Television (UK) Ltd. The new PBS series has small-town shenanigans and neato animals. After a long and sorrow-filled 2020 (to say nothing…