Companies including Apple, Facebook and Microsoft released statements and tweets following the administration’s announcement on Wednesday to withdraw legal guidance put in place by the Obama administration in May. The guidance had directed schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms consistent with their gender identity.
Trump’s policy is inhumane and cruel.
Senses Fail’s new EP can be streamed below.
Matt Reeves has officially signed on to direct The Batman. The full press release can be found below.
Sarah Perez, writing at TechCrunch:
Spotify is expanding its podcast selection today, with the announcement that it’s adding three new original podcast series on its service, with plans for more originals to arrive later this year. The series, which are produced in partnership with other media partners like Slate spin-off Panoply Studios, Gimlet Media, and Loudspeaker Network, aim to help further differentiate Spotify’s service from other streaming music rivals.
Okay, how do I get some of that Spotify money?
Acceptance’s new album, Colliding by Design, can be streamed below via Billboard. An album years in the making, and totally worth it.
The 1975 won “best British group” at the Brit awards last night. They also performed “The Sound.” The full list of winners can be found here.
Seether have released a new video for “Let You Down.”
Brighten have released their new single “You Love Him.” The track comes from their upcoming self-titled, due out on March 3rd.
Norah Jones is on the latest episode of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast.
Knuckle Puck’s new song, “Indecisive,” is now up for stream.
Mystery Science Theatre 3000 is set to premiere on Netflix on April 14th.
Passion Pit have shared a demo for the new song “The Undertow.”
Twenty One Pilots’ hit “Heathens” has now spent 28 weeks at number one on the Hot Rock Songs chart, breaking the record set by Walk the Moon:
Now with 28 weeks at No. 1 (as of the chart dated March 4), “Heathens” — the duo’s single from the Suicide Squad soundtrack — has spent more time atop the chart than any other song, dating to the tally’s June 2009 inception.
The Maine have released a new video for “Bad Behavior.”
All Time Low will release their new album, Last Young Renegade, on June 2nd. The album art, track listing, and a statement from the band can be found below. Pre-orders will go live tomorrow.
The Mountain Goats will release their new album, Goths, on May 19th. Pre-orders are now up.
It looks like Dreamcar will be releasing something on March 2nd. Maybe a single called “Kill for Candy”?
A new Coldplay and The Chainsmokers collaboration, “Something Just Like This,” is up on Apple Music and Spotify.
NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.
The discovery sets a new record for greatest number of habitable-zone planets found around a single star outside our solar system. All of these seven planets could have liquid water – key to life as we know it – under the right atmospheric conditions, but the chances are highest with the three in the habitable zone.
If we discover life on other planets while Trump is in office, humanity will have definitely jumped the shark.