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  • Photos: Hellish Dust Storm in Greece Leave Athens Dark Orange

    Photos: Hellish Dust Storm in Greece Leave Athens Dark Orange

    Residents in Greece were witnesses to a hellish-looking dust storm this week. The dust originated from the Sahara desert in North Africa and was blown across the Mediterranean Sea by strong winds. By Tuesday, Athens and other Greek cities were blanketed in an orange-red and potentially dangerous haze. Though the dust storm had begun to…


  • His Dark Materials’ Series Finale Was All About Eve

    His Dark Materials’ Series Finale Was All About Eve

    There is a certain irony that the final two episodes of His Dark Materials, the TV adaptation of Philip Pullman’s YA fantasy novels, aired one day after Christmas. On December 25, one of the world’s larger religions celebrated the arrival of its messianic figure, while tonight, a bunch of soldiers, angels, witches, and a very…


  • His Dark Materials Returns, as Consistently Inconsistent as Ever

    His Dark Materials Returns, as Consistently Inconsistent as Ever

    If you care enough about His Dark Materials to watch the season three premiere today, you know the score: It’s been just under two years since the second season finale of the adaptation of Philip Pullman’s acclaimed fantasy trilogy aired. So it’s genuinely impressive how seamlessly season three begins, not only following up the story…