Scientists are frantically copying U.S. climate data, fearing it might vanish under Trump

"Alarmed that decades of crucial climate measurements could vanish under a hostile Trump administration, scientists have begun a feverish attempt to copy reams of government data onto independent servers in hopes of safeguarding it from any political interference. The efforts include a “guerrilla archiving” event in Toronto, where experts will copy irreplaceable public data, meetings at the University of … Continue reading Scientists are frantically copying U.S. climate data, fearing it might vanish under Trump

BookRiot’s 25 Outstanding Podcasts for Readers

25 Outstanding Podcasts for Readers : BookRiot 1. Big Planet Comics Employees of the mid-Atlantic comic book store chain of the same name produce Big Planet Comics. Die-hard comic book fans will enjoy the industry insider perspective.   2. Bookclub BBC Radio 4’s Bookclub is a forum for readers to interact directly with authors. Led by James … Continue reading BookRiot’s 25 Outstanding Podcasts for Readers

Why There’s No ‘Millennial’ Novel

"Where are the successors to “This Side of Paradise,” “The Sun Also Rises,” “The Catcher in the Rye,” “On the Road,” “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” “Bright Lights, Big City,” “Generation X” and “Infinite Jest”? Time’s Lev Grossman blames our increasingly “multicultural, transcontinental, hyphenated identities and our globalized, displaced, deracinated lives” for why any … Continue reading Why There’s No ‘Millennial’ Novel