Jacob Dubé

Weed

Canadian Researchers Are Stoked About Access to Legal Weed

Legal cannabis means more people will be able to access science-based information instead of relying on anecdotes from their local dealer.
Jacob Dubé
10.19.18
HOTY2017

The Astronomer Who Is Building the Largest Map of Space by Volume

Mark Halpern and his team are in a race against time to study dark energy's role in the expansion of our universe.
Jacob Dubé
1.16.18
HOTY2017

The Comics Writer Who Wants More Authentic Female Muslim Superheroes

Comics scholar Safiyya Hosein explores how superheroes like Dust and Ms. Marvel can both perpetuate and subvert stereotypes.
Jacob Dubé
12.29.17
HOTY2017

These Greenhouse Designers Are Bringing Fresh Food to Arctic Communities

Stefany Nieto and Ben Canning are providing affordable, healthy food to remote communities, and involving locals in the process.
Jacob Dubé
12.13.17
HOTY2017

The Activist Helping Abuse Survivors Tell Their Stories Through Comics

Krittika Ghosh helps immigrant women share their perspectives and energize their communities.
Jacob Dubé
12.7.17
HOTY2017

This Game Developer Wants to Create Space for Indigenous Stories

Elizabeth LaPensée created Thunderbird Strike to protest pipeline construction on Indigenous land.
Jacob Dubé
12.5.17
Sidewalk Labs

Google Wants to Build the ‘City of the Future’ in Toronto, and Locals Are Worried

Affordable housing activists were out at a town hall to make themselves heard.
Jacob Dubé
11.2.17
Dungeons & Dragons

This Guy Is Living His Best Life as a Professional D&D Dungeon Master

'Stranger Things has brought me a lot of customers.'
Jacob Dubé
10.30.17
fossil fuel industry

Oil Lobbyists: Thunderbird Strike Video Game 'Promotes Ecoterrorism'

The award-winning game features an Indigenous thunderbird that destroys pipelines and restores the environment.
Jacob Dubé
10.27.17
floaties

Harvard Made a RoboBee That Can Fly Out of Water

Watch this autonomous flying microbot with bee-like wings.
Jacob Dubé
10.25.17
Outer Limits

Engineers Want Gamers to Explore the Moon with a Remote-Controlled Nanobot

Why go outside when you can visit the Moon from your bedroom?
Jacob Dubé
10.25.17
thunderbird strike

Destroy Oil Pipelines as a Thunderbird in this New Video Game

Thunderbird Strike is the latest from Indigenous developer Elizabeth LaPensée.
Jacob Dubé
10.19.17
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