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Netflix begins its big gaming push with a small test in Poland

Games in Netflix have been a long time coming, but after months of speculation, rumors, and an eventual confirmation, we’re seeing the first fruits of the company’s expansion. Specifically, the company is testing two games for members with Android devices in Poland: Stranger Things 1984 and Stranger Things 3 — so I hope you’re a...

Gasp, Wonder Woman 1984’s Patty Jenkins Also Hates Seeing the Box Office Hit By Streaming
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Gasp, Wonder Woman 1984’s Patty Jenkins Also Hates Seeing the Box Office Hit By Streaming

“You better not have HBO Max on here, Gal.”Photo: Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Patty Jenkins has joined the growing crowd of directors who immensely dislike your ability to watch their films on TV screens instead of movie screens during a global pandemic. She’ll be in good Hollywood company, as Tenet’s Christopher Nolan and Dune’s Denis Villeneuve...

TikTok Bans Milk Crate Challenge After Reports of, You Guessed It, Milk Crate-Induced Injuries
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TikTok Bans Milk Crate Challenge After Reports of, You Guessed It, Milk Crate-Induced Injuries

A screencap from a video of a man plummeting from a tower of milk crates while attempting to do the Milk Crate Challenge.Screenshot: Gizmodo/@ogmike (Fair Use) It’s a tale as old as time: Humans goading themselves into serious, preventable injury and then getting banned. This time, it’s something called the “Milk Crate Challenge,” which involves...

Greta Thunberg ‘Urgently’ Seeks Help to Evacuate Afghan Youth Climate Activists
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Greta Thunberg ‘Urgently’ Seeks Help to Evacuate Afghan Youth Climate Activists

Photo: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP (Getty Images) Fridays For Future—the global climate strike organization that was founded three years ago by Greta Thunberg—is in trouble. On Thursday, the Twitter account repping the group’s activists working in the “Most Affected Peoples and Areas” (MAPA) put out a desperate plea begging for anyone with resources to help evacuate members...

Denmark and Costa Rica Want to Make a No Fossil Fuels Allowed Club
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Denmark and Costa Rica Want to Make a No Fossil Fuels Allowed Club

Photo: Matthew Brown (AP) Denmark and Costa Rica want to make extra sure the world quits fossil fuels as soon as possible. The two countries are reportedly launching an alliance of nations that are committed to setting a date to phase out both fossil fuel production and use. Advertisement Details aren’t totally hammered out for...

The Gulf Coast Could Face a Serious Hurricane Early Next Week
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The Gulf Coast Could Face a Serious Hurricane Early Next Week

A forecast map for expected Hurricane Ida.Gif: Earth Wind Map We’re heading into the peak of Atlantic hurricane season with a storm on the horizon. And unfortunately, it could be a very serious one. Advertisement Tropical Storm Henri brought plenty of rain to the Northeast and parts of the Caribbean last week, but what’s forecast...

Get Ready to Pay More for the iPhone 13
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Get Ready to Pay More for the iPhone 13

Photo: Caitlin McGarry/Gizmodo As we enter the last (hopefully) stretch of iPhone 13 rumors before Apple’s September event, it appears that upgrading might cost more than usual. Advertisement According to DigiTimes (via MacRumors), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TMSC)—one of the top chipmakers in the world and an Apple supplier—plans to up its production costs by...

The Infamous Comic Book Moment Behind Spider-Man: No Way Home’s Multiversal Twist
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The Infamous Comic Book Moment Behind Spider-Man: No Way Home’s Multiversal Twist

Doctor Strange begins the spell that will wipe Peter Parker’s public identity from the world.Image: Paolo Rivera and Joe Caramagna/Marvel Comics At the center of Spider-Man: No Way Home’s explosive trailer is a simple request from Peter Parker that seemingly turns the Marvel universe upside down: can magic make the world forget he’s Spider-Man? It’s...