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Apocalypse now? The alarming effects of the global food crisis

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Apocalypse is an alarming idea, commonly taken to denote catastrophic destruction foreshadowing the end of the world. But in the original Greek, apokálypsis means a revelation or an uncovering. One vernacular definiti...

When it comes to porn’s damaging effects, millennials and Gen Z feminists are united

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I remember the first time a friend told me that she had been choked without her consent during sex. I was in my early 20s, and it hadn’t been the first time for her – she had also been slapped and had her hair pulled,...

The Invisible Man review – therapy and sound effects in HG Wells update

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The staging is witty. In order to make an invisible man “visible”, an element of production usually hidden from audiences is laid bare. On a stage divided into two halves, one half is realistically set out to suggest ...

Douglas Trumbull, visual effects artist on 2001: A Space Odyssey, muere en 79

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The pioneering visual effects artist Douglas Trumbull, best known for his work on 2001: A Space Odyssey and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, ha muerto a la edad de 79. His death was announced by his daughter Amy Tr...

Brexit’s effects on UK trade are dramatic – but we feel them in the EU too

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Brexit formally took effect two years ago this week, but the economic and political consequences are still unfolding. It is clear that the UK has manoeuvred itself economically into a difficult situation by leaving th...

‘The economy cannot stay open’: Omicron’s effects ricochet across US

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Schools going virtual, airlines canceling flights, pharmacies and testing centers closing temporarily, shelves emptying in grocery stores because of transportation delays, blood donations dropping to crisis levels for...

Matrix effects, routes on your specs: what next for augmented reality?

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Trying on clothes without stepping into a changing room, seeing your menu choices in 3D, viewing an art gallery’s contents outdoors and, por supuesto, catching a Pokémon. This is the world of augmented reality, and one o...

Peter Jackson sells special effects studio Weta Digital for $1.63bn

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The special effects studio co-founded by Sir Peter Jackson, which has brought blockbusters including Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones to life, has been sold for more than $1.6bn, in the latest blow to New Zealand...

MPs urge pension schemes to cushion economic effects of UK’s net zero plan

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UK public sector pension schemes could deepen divisions in society unless they use their billions of pounds of investment to cushion communities pivoting away from carbon-intensive industries such as steel and carmaki...

The debilitating effects of long Covid have just begun to hit economies

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The impact of the pandemic on our economy as we attempt to reopen is top of the agenda, with ships on the wrong side of the globe, gas prices rising and surging demand for many goods going unmet. How big and long last...

Behind the scenes: my journey into visual effects as a queer woman of colour

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Film-making is an industry that increasingly boasts a vibrant range of creative voices, both in front of the camera and behind it. But what about behind the scenes? Visual effects editor Jessica Atkinson, who entered ...

Billions needed to protect Glasgow from climate effects, informe dice

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Por poco 2 million people living in the greater Glasgow area face severe disruption from climate heating unless billions of pounds are invested in protecting homes, businesses and transport links, a report says. A study...

Changes to giant ocean eddies could have ‘devastating effects’ globally

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Swirling and meandering ocean currents that help shape the world’s climate have gone through a “global-scale reorganisation” over the past three decades, según una nueva investigación. The amount of energy in these ocean ...

Eye-popping $2m doodles and genius special effects – the week in art

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Jean Dubuffet: 37 PeopleMany commercial art galleries have started publishing prices in online shows, which has eye-popping results here: a cartoon-like painting best described as LS Lowry meets South Park will set yo...