- Crowd in Stadium Starts Chanting “Equal Pay” After U.S. Women’s Team Wins World Cup, by Daniel Politi at Slate: After winning the World Cup for the fourth freaking time, US women’s soccer players are still having to demand equal pay. But at least the crowd is getting in on the demands this time around. As if the women who work harder and make more revenue than the men’s team should have to demand this in 2019. But “equal pay” wasn’t the only popular chant among World Cup fans: Live Fox News Report About World Cup Win Interrupted By “Fuck Trump” Chant.
- Rami Malek Wouldn’t Have Signed on to Bond 25 If His Terrorist Character Was a Harmful Stereotype, by Kate Gardner at The Mary Sue: “Fresh off his Oscar win for Bohemian Rhapsody, Rami Malek is stepping into the James Bond universe, playing the primary villain in Bond 25. His role, as with much of the plot, is being kept under wraps, but we now know that he’s playing a terrorist, which presents some potential issues given Malek’s Egyptian heritage. But Malek had conditions to mitigate that.”
- Amazon Asks FCC for Permission to Launch Internet Satellites, by Jon Fingas at Engadget: “Amazon is moving fairly quickly on its plan to deploy thousands of internet satellites. The company has filed for FCC permission to launch 3,236 satellites as part of Project Kuiper.” Next up, Amazon just needs to get Alexa into the landfill business so we’ll all be forced to launch into space on Amazon’s luxury liners.
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