Things We Saw Today: One of An Inconvenient Truth‘s Predictions Has Already Come True
In a recent promotion for Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, Paramount Pictures released a pretty scary video clip that reveals some of the the ten-year-old predictions from An Inconvenient Truth have already come true. The 2006 documentary, which was designed to raise the alarm about climate change, predicted that rising sea levels coupled with increasingly powerful storms would eventually flood New York City’s 9/11 Memorial–and Superstorm Sandy did just that. (Via /Film)
- As commentators and organizers alike ask, “Where do we go from here?” after the Women’s March, GeekMom shared a list of 13 Books to Teach Children About Protesting and Activism. While organizing, donating to civil society organizations, and contacting your representatives are the most crucial political actions, it’s also never too early to start educating your children.
- That Star Trek fan film, Axanar, is back in production, after the creators, CBS Studios, Paramount Pictures came to an agreement. The Axanar feature film will have to be condensed to two 15-minute segments and follow the recently published Star Trek fan film guidelines. (Via The Wrap)
- After authoring a paper on artificial intelligence, Kristen Stewart is now going to direct a short film about gun control. Put that Twilight money to good use, K-Stew.
- To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Del Rey Books has revealed some nifty new covers for Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash, and Dan Simmons’ Hyperion. (Via Blastr)
- Gaming revenues are up in 2016.
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