Nordic Walking Is Pretty Badass, Actually

Nordic Walking Is Pretty Badass, Actually

Photo: pixelrain (Shutterstock) I was skeptical of Nordic Walking when I first heard of it. It seemed like a try at commodifying taking a stroll, like, “You’re not really walking until you’re doing it with these expensive walking poles,” but after looking into the research behind it, my mind was changed completely. Nordic walking is … Read more

Neon White’s Leaderboards Are Getting Overrun By Cheaters

Neon White’s Leaderboards Are Getting Overrun By Cheaters

screenshot: Annapurna / Kotaku It’s like clockwork: A game comes out with a robust competitive component…and is instantly inundated by players who rocket to the top via nefarious, unsanctioned means—cheaters, in other words. The latest victim is Neon Whitea multi-genre speedrunning game developed by Angel Matrix and published by Annapurna Interactive. What’s most curious about … Read more

Amazon’s Newest Warehouse Workers Will Never Unionize

Amazon's Newest Warehouse Workers Will Never Unionize

Amazon has faced lots of public scrutiny and backlash for the dangerous working conditions in its warehouses. And rightfully so. Amazon warehouses seem like bad places to work. As a consequence, there’ve been hints that the company is struggling to find enough people to fill all the warehouse jobs. So, it’s no surprise that Amazon … Read more