In this episode:
- Steven Hawking says our future rests on our continuting efforts to expand into space, ‘cuz guess what? The clock is ticking.
- Portland makes us remember that social good still exists in America.
- And the realness of Black Mirror Season 3 makes our skin crawl.
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Question of the week: Would you leave Earth to escape mass extinction?
We’ve got 1,000 years to find a new home, says Stephen Hawking
Science celebrity Stephen Hawking says the only way humankind can escape mass extinction is to find another planet, and the clock is ticking. — Independent
They put politics aside to scrub off anti-Trump graffiti after Portland riots
An impromptu event dubbed the “Portland Volunteer Cleanup Effort” was held in Portland, Oregon, on Friday to help the city recover from protests gone bad. A simple event page went viral online causing more than 2,000 people to join the cleanup effort. — The Daily Beast
What We’re Streaming
Black Mirror Season 3
Created by: Charlie Brooker
Starring: Malachi Kirby, Hannah John-Kamen, Bryce Dallas Howard
If you liked Black Mirror Season 3, you’ll like: Mr. Robot, Stranger Things, Transcendence
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