In this episode:
- Archaeologists discover a new type of long neck dinosaur (aka “Little Foot”) in Africa,
- Dreamworks TV launches a new Amazon Channel catered to kids,
- And we give our POV on two decent streams from Netflix and HBO.
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More proof of dinosaurs
Scientists have unearthed in a Sahara Desert oasis in Egypt fossils of a long-necked, four-legged, school bus-sized dinosaur that lived roughly 80 million years ago, a discovery that sheds light on a mysterious time period in the history of dinosaurs in Africa. — Reuters
When you have too much money in your bank account…
On Tuesday, the New York Post reported that Unravel Project, a streetwear brand worn by Kim Kardashian West and Rhianna, had revealed a pair of crotchless, legless jeans. According to Net-A-Porter, one of the retailers carrying the bizarre piece, it’s “designed to appear like it’s been sliced from the top of your favorite jeans.” It costs $405. — Mashable
What We’re Streaming
Warcraft: The Beginning (HBO)
Directed by: Duncan Jones
As an Orc horde invades the planet Azeroth using a magic portal, a few human heroes and dissenting Orcs must attempt to stop the true evil behind this war. — IMDb
Disjointed S1 & S2 (Netflix)
Created by: Saeed Gatson
Cannabis legend Ruth Whitefeather Feldman employs her newly graduated son and a team of young “budtenders” to help run her Los Angeles marijuana dispensary. — IMDb
The Latest in Streaming
Watch out for this phishing scam targeting Netflix subscribers
The Grand Rapids (Mich.) Police Department is warning the streaming service’s millions of subscribers of an email phishing scam that’s trying to gather their personal information. According to the post, the suspicious emails tell Netflix customers that their account has been deactivated because the company “could not validate billing information.” It then prompts people to click a link to enter their information, including credit card numbers. — USA Today
DreamWorksTV launches its first over-the-top streaming service on Amazon Channels
The digital media company acquired by Comcast for $3.8 billion in 2016, is today bringing kid-friendly programming, including original content, to Amazon Prime subscribers with the launch of DreamWorksTV on Amazon Channels. The new subscription service is aimed at kids ages 6 through 12 and will cost $4.99 per month after a 7-day free trial period. — Techcrunch
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