Visual effects artists have created some of the most iconic moments in movie history. It's so lucrative for the Big Six studios, that the top 10 highest grossing films of 2016 garnered over $9 billion alone. But to have us believe these visual effects artists share in this success? That’s Hollywood’s greatest trick of all.
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Sodexo, a multinational food company, is experimenting with their burgers to make them healthier and better on the environment. The result is the 'blended burger' which is made up of 25% mushroom and antibiotic-free beef. Americans eat about 10 billion burgers yearly. If the blended burger and other alternatives reduce burger beef consumption by 30 percent, that's equivalent to taking about 2.3 million cars off the road.
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High school students across Florida staged walkouts and protests to show solidarity and demand tougher state and federal gun laws. The protests were in response to the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that killed 17 people.
NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch appeared on a CNN Town Hall on guns in Sunrise, Florida and said law enforcement could have done more to stop the Florida school shooting. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Loesch had her facts wrong.
North Korea held a military parade on Kim Il Sung Square on Thursday, one day before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony. The parade began with thousands of goose-stepping troops and also featured tanks, armored vehicles, jets flying in formation to make a "70.” Kim Jong Un also made a speech about North Korea's emergence as a "global military power" and said his military would remain at high-level of combat readiness against the United States and its "followers."
A woman was the Canadian prime minister a question at a town hall when Justin Trudeau stopped her after using the word "mankind." “We like to say ‘peoplekind,’ not necessarily ‘mankind,’ because it’s more inclusive,” he said.
Two students were shot and wounded inside a classroom Thursday morning at Salvador B. Castro Middle School in Los Angeles. Police arrested a female student believed to be 12 years old and recovered a gun after the shooting, authorities said.
Poland's Senate backed legislation regulating Holocaust speech, a move that has already strained relations with both Israel and the United States. The bill proposed by Poland's ruling conservative party and voted for early on Thursday calls for up to three years in prison for any intentional attempt to falsely attribute the crimes of Nazi Germany to the Polish state or people. David Silberklang, a senior historian at Holocaust remembrance center Yad Vashem, said the bill was "very worrisome."
More than a thousand people took part in a Trump Not Welcome protest in Zurich on January 23, ahead of the US president’s arrival in Davos on Friday. Demonstrators waved flags and carried placards with anti-globalists sentiments, such as “No Trump, no coal, no fossil fuels,” as they marched through Zurich’s financial district. This timelapse video shows protesters march in Helvetiaplatz, waving banners and flags.
Klaus Schwab, founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, said he hopes President Donald Trump's planned visit to a gathering of world decision-makers and elites in Davos, Switzerland will "provide him even better with a global perspective."