Activision Investors Ignore Board, Approve Annual Abuse Reports

Image: Activision / Blizzard / Kotaku Today, Activision Blizzard shareholders vote to approve a proposed annual report that would document the company’s ongoing efforts to stop workplace abuse and harassment as well as catalog the company’s total number of sexual harassment settlements and pending complaints. Activision had recommended stockholders vote against the creation of this … Read more

Louis CK begs fans to help him get his new movie into theaters

Louis C.K. Photo: Rich Fury (Getty Images) As 10 Things I Hate About You‘s surly heroine Kat Stratford might say: What is it, asshole day? As Johnny Depp celebrates a chilling victory and Harvey Weinstein refuses to stop appealing his felony sexual assault convictions, disgraced comedian Louis CK appears to have decided it’s also his … Read more

Activision Blizzard Devs Don’t Want Any More Breast Milk Stolen

Image: Activision Blizzard 10 months after a California lawsuit widespread sexual harassment and discrimination at Call of Duty Publisher Activision Blizzard, employees at the company don’t feel like it’s made the necessary changes and have created a worker committee to demand further reforms. Chief among them are calls for independent investigations, an end to retaliation, … Read more

Here’s Why Hibernation in Space May Not Be Possible For Humans After All

Sending humans virtually anywhere in space beyond the Moon pushes logistics of health, food, and psychology to limits we’re only beginning to grasp. A staple solution to these problems in science fiction is to simply put the void-travelers to bed for a while. In a sleep-like state akin to hibernation or torpor, metabolism drops, and … Read more