Official Trailer for Brand New Cherry Flavor Series Hits the Internet

Rosa Salazar in Brand New Cherry FlavorImage: Netflix Netflix dropped the official trailer for the supernatural horror limited series Brand New Cherry Flavor which premieres on the streamer August 13. The show is inspired by a novel of the same name by Todd Grimson and stars Rosa Salazar (Alita: Battle Angel), Manny Jacinto (The Good…

Linen Is the Hot New Fabric of the Summer/Eternity

Designer Jemma Swatek, who created the brand Lykke Wullf, went to college for environmental studies but later pivoted to fashion design. Now, though, she finds herself considering her environment constantly while making clothes. Advertisement “When it comes to designing, I definitely consider the weather, the climate,” she said. “I live in LA. It’s been getting…

Telegram’s video calls can now accommodate up to 1,000 viewers

Telegram has expanded the group video calling feature it launched in June to be able to accommodate more participants — a lot more. The latest version of the messaging app now allows up to 1,000 people to join a group video call. While the number of participants that can broadcast video from their camera or…

This Is the Way…to the Week’s Best Toys

Image: Hasbro, Lego, Blitzway Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s regular round-up of the coolest toys we’ve seen on the internet this week. We’ve got Lego heading back to The Mandalorian, old favorites heading back to Ghostbusters, some very pretty Uno cards, and Hasbro taking another crack at the “build-your-own lightsaber” toy. Check it out!…

Disney Is Mandating Its U.S. Employees Get Vaccinated

Photo: Octavio Jones/Getty (Getty Images) In response to renewed concerns about the ongoing covid-19 pandemic and the spread of the delta variant, Disney is taking a major step to ensure that all of its U.S. employees are guarded against the virus. Advertisement Disney’s new mandate comes just after the studio lambasted actress Scarlet Johansson for…

Will Everyone Be Exposed to Covid-19 Eventually? It’s Complicated

Photo: Ed Jones (Getty Images) This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance on masking for those fully vaccinated against covid-19, recommending that people living in areas of high transmission once again don masks while inside public spaces. The move came after the CDC obtained new data concerning the Delta variant,…

Taika Waititi’s Flash Gordon Film Might Be Live-Action Now

Taika Waititi at the 2020 AACTA Awards in Sydney, Australia late last year.Photo: Brendon Thorne (Getty Images) Filmmaker Taika Waititi is involved with so many things it’s very easy to forget one or two. For example, you probably remember he’s making Thor: Love and Thunder, and he’s supposed to do a Star Wars movie. You…

A Congressman Just Introduced Legislation for a Four-Day Workweek

Photo: Zach Gibson (Getty Images) It turns out some Members of Congress despise the five-day workweek as much as the rest of us. This week, Rep. Mark Takano of California introduced groundbreaking legislation meant to make four-day workweeks the norm in the US, instead of the Monday-through-Friday grind full-time workers have learned to accept as…

‘Horizon Forbidden West’ is reportedly delayed to 2022

PlayStation fans will have to wait until 2022 to play Horizon Forbidden West, according to Bloomberg. The outlet reports the company has delayed its next big PS5 and PS4 exclusive to next year, pushing it back from its current 2021 holiday season release timeframe. Ahead of today’s news, Sony hinted at a potential delay last month when…