Someone has finally called GOOP on Gwyneth Paltrow. Dr. Jen Gunter has spoken out against the growing A-list ‘health’ obsession sweeping the world. Meanwhile, we turn the focus on exciting London menswear designer Craig Green and his unusual foray into the sci-fi film world.
Over in the East, China has sided with Making America Great Again by telling American coalminers the real truth about their jobless future. As a side note, our vote for best story of the year comes from a guy who sued his date for $17.31. Read on to find out why because it’s definitely not what you think. It’s been a busy week.
“If you look closely at the tactical vests that so thoroughly fail to protect many of the characters in Ridley Scott’s new film, Alien: Covenant, you may notice this quilting is a signature of Craig Green, an acclaimed London menswear designer and was, Green recently told me, inspired by Korean monks’ robes, men’s pin-stripe suits and a costume worn by Kate Bush in 1982.” Take a look into the world of one of the most exciting designers on the London scene right now, Craig Green, and how his signature workwear jacket can be worn by the likes of Drake and a fictional interstellar colonist.
“Aspiring film-makers on the verge of giving up: take heart, for we now know exactly what Hollywood wants. Forget nimble storytelling or twist endings – if you really want your project to get off the ground, you need to do a good meme.” As it is announced that Netflix will be making a film directed by Ava DuVernay based on a viral meme of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o on the front row at Miu Miu, here is an entertaining list of some other feature length worthy memes.
“From tampons to tomatoes to toxic lube your website is a scare factory. Literally. It’s either made up (often poorly, but with liberal use of the word toxin) or someone’s hypothesis with little to no supporting data. Tampons are not vaginal death sticks.” Entitled Dear Gwyneth Paltrow we’re not f**king with you we’re correcting you, XOXO Science. Dr Jen Gunter has had quite enough of Ms Paltrow’s lifestyle list of exaggerated do’s and dont’s.
“I don’t think suing her was drastic at all. I think the drastic element to this is the slow drip drip of these people ruining reality for the rest of us. It’s not just me. Everyone knows online dating sucks. Constant exposure to unaccountable, entitled strangers demoralizes a person.” Meet the guy who sued his date for $17.31 after she spent the entire time texting at the movie theatre…
“Cognitive dissonance is what we feel when the self-concept – I’m smart, I’m kind, I’m convinced this belief is true – is threatened by evidence that we did something that wasn’t smart, that we did something that hurt another person, that the belief isn’t true.” Ever find it painful to admit when you are wrong? You’re not alone. Psychologists unfold the reasons behind this built-in incapacity.
“Wyoming, or Carbon County as it has long been named, produces the most coal in the US. But the state’s mines have been shuttering over the last few years, causing hundreds of people to lose their jobs. Now these coal miners are finding hope, offered from an unlikely place: a Chinese wind turbine maker wants to retrain these American workers to become wind farm technicians. It’s the perfect metaphor for the massive shift happening in the global energy markets.” Despite Trump’s promises, American workers are still suffering in a changing world. Find out how China is coming to their rescue.
“Many rain jackets have zippers at the armpits that, when opened, let out perspiration and funk that would otherwise stay trapped inside. But researchers from MIT have created a prototype of a wearable that vents itself automatically in response to sweat – and it does so using bacteria.” This crazy invention uses bacteria that will actually make your clothes smell great, making a case for not washing clothes at all. Not sold? Find out why.