SOUTHESSEXARTSANDCULTURE

SOUTHESSEXARTSANDCULTURE

The LeBron James era in Los Angeles began, predictably enough, with all the flash and drama of a Hollywood blockbuster: a home-court introduction from rapper-actor Ice Cube, a slew of replay-worthy dunks, and an end-of-game fracas against the Rockets that culminated in a miasma of ejections, suspensions, and fines. Just as predictably, the LeBron James […]

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Last month, Phoenix enduring a blistering heat wave, with temperatures so high that airport officials had to cancel dozens of flights. The reason was two-fold. First off, some jet engines risk catching on fire in extreme heat. And when air gets hot, it expands and becomes less dense—so an airplane’s wings can’t generate enough lift […]

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Youtuber Jake Paul is sort of like Gen Z’s Johnny Knoxville—if, in between ill-advised stunts, Johnny Knoxville rapped about how you should buy his merch and spit on his girlfriend on camera. He and his brother Logan (who infamously filmed a dead body in Japan’s Aokigahara forest earlier this year) leave chaos and scandal in […]

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Space is a big place, but our upper atmosphere isn’t. Rapidly increasing numbers of satellites orbit there, in addition to innumerable bits of space debris, and rockets fly through it on missions to the moon, Mars, asteroids, and deep space. President Trump’s newly revived National Space Council will have to manage this busy region and […]

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