The 100 New Christmas Movies to Watch for This Year

From Inside Edition. Get ready for a blitz of Christmas movies! This year, more than 96 new television movies are spreading holiday cheer. Popsugar’s news and culture director says, “It’s unlike anything we’ve seen before.” The Hallmark Channel alone has 40 Christmas-themed films. Holly Robinson-Peete stars in two Hallmark movies, including "A Family Christmas Gift."…

Is This the Best Worst Christmas Movie Ever?

From Inside Edition. What’s the worst Christmas movie ever made? Pop culture expert Kevin Maher says that title may belong to “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians,” a 1964 science fiction film. “It’s terrible acting and terrible sets and cheap costumes and ugly color schemes,” Maher told InsideEdition.com. But still, he said, “It’s a lot of…

Geoengineering May Be the Answer to Climate Change

From VICE News. Greenhouse gas emissions are pouring out at unprecedented levels, and the numbers are still rising. But with climate skeptics (and their allies in industry and government) thwarting conservationists’ efforts, some scientists are working to develop a back-up plan: using technology to “geoengineer” the Earth’s atmosphere and reduce the impacts of climate change.…

Is This the Best Candy Store Ever?

From Inside Edition. Sugar runs in Mitchell Cohen’s blood. Cohen is the third-generation owner of Economy Candy on New York’s Lower East Side. The store is chock-full of chocolate, gummies and sweets of every description. In an ever-changing city, Economy Candy seems to have stood the test of time. “We have grandparents that used to…

Could psychedelics be mental health’s “wonder drug”?

From Quartz. Psychedelics are having a moment—again. Studies since the 1950s have shown psychedelics like LSD, magic mushrooms, and MDMA have therapeutic potential. Though some argue that decriminalizing these drugs is not the best approach to increase access, it does make them safer for people who take them for their potential health benefits. This week,…

How a $450 Million Loss Was Made to Disappear

From Bloomberg. 11 years after one of Europe’s biggest banking scandals, 13 executives have been sentenced and financial penalties of $175 million have been dealt. Bloomberg investigates how Deutsche Bank and Monte Dei Paschi cooked their books to make a half billion dollar loss disappear. Reporting by Elisa Martinuzzi For more about the Monte Paschi…

Climate Change Is Coming For Wine | VICE on HBO

From VICE News. From sinking cities to species extinction, the effects of climate change are expected to be disastrous. And these shifting weather patterns will especially impact our food supply. One beloved crop, the grape, is already facing threats due to its extreme sensitivity. In turn, that threatens the grape’s main byproduct: wine. In the…

How $3,000 Custom Cowboy Boots Are Made | Master Craft

From Insider. Lee Miller is a master boot maker in Austin, Texas. His shop, Texas Traditions, is the place to get the best custom cowboy boots. They start at $2,900, and there’s a four-year waiting list. We visited him to learn how he creates his leather masterpieces. —————————————————— #CowboyBoots #Texas #Insider Insider is great journalism…

This Chilean Anti-Rape Song Is Now a Viral Feminist Anthem

From VICE News. A song penned by Lastesis, a feminist theater group in Chile, has gone incredibly viral. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo #VICENews #News

Too Many People Want to Travel

From The Atlantic. Tourism has surged in recent decades, causing large-scale environmental degradation, dangerous conditions, and pricing-out locals at major tourist sites. In this episode of The Idea File, Atlantic staff writer Annie Lowrey explains over-tourism and what we can do to fix it. Watch previous episodes of the Idea File series here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAvfnoLlfWg&list=PLDamP-pfOskO7zQRs2x7CnPHeiZSk43Nj& Subscribe…

Why Algeria’s election probably won’t stop months of protests

From VICE News. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo #VICENews #News