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Jan Ochoa’s Top 10 Games of the Year

Jan Ochoa’s Top 10 Games of the Year

Jan Ochoa is a Video Producer at Giant Bomb Dot Com. In the year 2020 he has become a professional Bloodborne-ist, professional pretend DJ, and a professional studio packer. He has played a couple games this year. I remember thinking that this year we’d do a bunch of dumb stuff in the studio and a…

What Happens to Big Oil This Year Will Define the Next Decade

What Happens to Big Oil This Year Will Define the Next Decade

An aerial view shows an oil tanker on fire Lagos, Nigeria in November 2020.Photo: Benson Ibeauchi/AFP (Getty Images)This is the decade oil and gas must begin their decline. To avoid warming above 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) without overly relying on unproven technology, world oil and gas use must drop 37% and 25%, respectively,…

Is CBD legal in Switzerland?

Is CBD legal in Switzerland?

Since CBD is obtained from hemp/cannabis, many consumers wonder whether this is legal and whether vehicles can still be driven after consumption. For Switzerland and most other countries, both questions can be answered in the affirmative. CBD is not intoxicating and is not listed in the Narcotics Act or the Road Traffic Act. It is…

We Crush, Poison, and Destroy Insects at Our Own Peril

We Crush, Poison, and Destroy Insects at Our Own Peril

This past summer, my wife and I ventured to an area near Mount Adams in southwestern Washington state to census bumblebees. We camped there over the weekend as we took part in the Pacific Northwest Bumblebee Atlas survey. Scientists want to fill gaps in their knowledge about the bees. Learning about the relative number of…

HBO Max’s Search Party has become the absolute pitch-blackest of comedies in the first three episodes of season four

HBO Max’s Search Party has become the absolute pitch-blackest of comedies in the first three episodes of season four

Posted by Sarah on “/Date(1611085449940)/” SpoilersSearch Party is a show that is constantly reinventing itself. In season one, it was a biting observational comedy about sh-tty Millennials, season two found the sh-tty Millennials starring in a crime drama, and season three lampooned legal dramas as the sh-tty Millennials were charged with one of the murders…

‘The Bachelor’ Recap: Tensions Brew Against Frontrunner Sarah Trott

‘The Bachelor’ Recap: Tensions Brew Against Frontrunner Sarah Trott

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the Jan 18. episode of “The Bachelor.” Last week’s episode of “The Bachelor” ended on a dramatic cliffhanger, as Sarah Trott fainted mid-rose ceremony. She was whisked away by fellow contestant Bri Springs, and shortly joined by Matt James. The action resumed with Matt…

Fossil Fuel Companies Are No Friend to Democracy

Fossil Fuel Companies Are No Friend to Democracy

In the past week, a number of oil and gas companies have issued statements of concern about the January 6 attack on the Capitol. BP, ConocoPhillips, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, and the Independent Petroleum Association of America—a trade association—even announced in recent days that they would suspend political donations for the short term, rather than continuing to fund the politicians and…

Is Doom Eternal the most ambitious Switch port yet?

Is Doom Eternal the most ambitious Switch port yet?

There’s no question about it – Doom Eternal is a remarkably impressive technical achievement. The id Tech 7 engine delivers exceptionally high-quality visuals at a smooth 60 frames per second across the full range of PlayStation and Xbox consoles. We witnessed a boost in texture quality, geometry density and world scale. It’s a game that…

‘WandaVision’: Our Biggest Questions After the Series Premiere

‘WandaVision’: Our Biggest Questions After the Series Premiere

(Major spoilers ahead for the first two episode of the first Marvel TV series, “WandaVision”) It’s not a Marvel Cinematic Universe project if you’re not immediately bouncing theories off of friends or asking a question about something that wasn’t explained. The first two episodes of “WandaVision” have finally premiered on Disney+, and naturally, there are…