‘Skate Kitchen’-Inspired Comedy From Crystal Moselle & Lesley Arfin Gets Series Order At HBO   Other

HBO has given a six-episode series order to Betty (fka Untitled Skateboarding Project), a skateboarding comedy inspired by Crystal Moselle’s critically acclaimed feature Skate Kitchen, from Moselle and her longtime friend and collaborator, Love co-creator Lesley Arfin. Additionally five actors who starred in the film — Dede Lovelace, Ajani Russell, Moonbear, Rachelle
Why Are There No Sea Snakes in the Atlantic?   Video

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest on Earth, and yet there are no sea snake populations to be found there. What’s keeping aquatic serpents from making a home in these waters? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow
Tuning Out Merger Noise, CBS Preps For Its 60th NFL Season, Forecasting Ratings   Other

CBS Sports chief Sean McManus kicked off the network’s NFL media day Tuesday by acknowledging the obsession of many in the room: the company’s long-expected merger with Viacom that was finalized today. “Anything going on at CBS?” he joked, hours before the deal became official. “There’s nothing going on corporately. It’s been quiet on the CBS corporate
Bringing Back the Lost American Chestnut Tree   Video

American chestnut trees were all over the US at the end of the 19th century until the fungus wiped most of them out. Scientists have been trying to figure out ways to bring those endangered American chestnuts back to their former glory. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support
Why Scurvy Shouldn’t Exist   Video

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Logic course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Many a joke has been made about scurvy and pirates, but it’s a serious disease caused by a lack of Vitamin C that still affects people around the world today. What’s wild, though, is that it shouldn’t exist – our
‘Fosse/Verdon’ Costume Designer Melissa Toth Discusses Intimate Collaboration With Co-EP Nicole Fosse & Charlie Kaufman’s Upcoming Feature, ‘I’m Thinking Of Ending Things’   Other

An inside look at the partnership between choreographer/director Bob Fosse and legendary dancer Gwen Verdon—two of the most influential artists of the 20th century—FX limited series Fosse/Verdon covers five decades of American history over the course of its eight episodes. Given the scope of the story at hand, the project was a significant artistic challenge for
4 Parasites Too Creepy to Exist   Video

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Beautiful Geometry course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Warning! This episode is a little gross… Between 1/3 and 1/2 of all life on earth is parasitic – and here are 4 of the creepiest parasites we know about. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's
‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Pumps Up $333M Global; ‘Toy Story 4’ Nears $1B WW; Tarantino’s ‘Hollywood’ Stars In Russia – International Box Office   Other

Refresh for latest…: Universal’s Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw put another $60.8M in the tank during its second frame at the international box office. The Dwayne Johnson/Jason Statham-starrer pumped up its overseas cume to $224.1M in 66 markets through Sunday, and global to $332.6M. The drop in markets that opened last weekend was a solid 43%. Overall,
The Terrifying Fish with Transparent Teeth   Video

The deep-sea dragonfish is a predator that lives deep in the Pacific Ocean. Like many other deep sea predators, it's got an oversized jaw and a bioluminescent appendage to attract prey, but it does have one weird (and strangely useful) difference: its teeth are transparent! Thumbnail Credit: David Baillot/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Hosted by: Hank
‘Love, Gilda’ Director Lisa D’Apolito On Her Emmy-Nominated Doc And A Long-Lost Gilda Radner Screenplay: “It’s A Great Script”   Other

The director of the Emmy-nominated documentary Love, Gilda says a previously unknown film script written by the late Gilda Radner could soon make the rounds in Hollywood. “She left behind a screenplay which I have that nobody seems to have even known about,” filmmaker Lisa D’Apolito tells Deadline exclusively. “I’m actually working with my agents to see who