AJ Dellinger, The Daily Dot

AJ Dellinger

The Daily Dot

Madison, WI, United States

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Past:
  • The Daily Dot
  • Mic
  • Forbes
  • Digital Trends
  • Engadget
  • Gizmodo
  • Business Insider

Past articles by AJ:

Elon Musk kicked off his ‘free speech’ crusade by firing Twitter’s biggest free speech advocate

One of Elon Musk's biggest Twitter firings was Vijaya Gadde. But she was critical in pushing his version of free speech on the platform. → Read More

Mic

Two new climate reports paint a dire picture for the future of humanity

We are rapidly approaching a number of “tipping points” that will change our world forever. → Read More

Mic

A terrifying new report just found modern slavery is on the rise

The United Nations’ study found a shocking 50 million people are living under conditions that meet the criteria for modern slavery. → Read More

Mic

5 good news stories about climate change

And four other good climate news items from this week. → Read More

Mic

Hooray, the IRS will spend $15 million to think about making free e-filing

Doing the absolute least. → Read More

Mic

The hottest September day on Earth was just recorded in Death Valley

California’s brutal heat wave led to unthinkable temperatures in the desert valley. → Read More

Mic

California just upped the minimum wage for fast food workers to $22 an hour

The change is part of a big workers’ rights package signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom. → Read More

Mic

Yet another state has banned gas cars by 2035

And four other good climate news items from this week. → Read More

Mic

“Zombie ice” near Greenland is a catastrophe waiting to happen

The giant ice sheets are doomed to melt — bringing with them devastating sea level rise. → Read More

Mic

A river is drying up in China — revealing 600-year-old Buddhist statues in the process

“This is very precious,” one person said, which would be cute if it weren’t a direct result of climate change. → Read More

Mic

Elon Musk was partying with Kevin McCarthy this week

For a guy who keeps insisting he is a moderate, he keeps doing pretty MAGA-y things. → Read More

Mic

A federal court ruled that gender dysphoria is a protected disability

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit found that while being transgender is not a disability, gender dysphoria is a condition that requires care. → Read More

Mic

Climate change keeps showing us where the bodies are buried

With glaciers melting and water lines receding, bodies that were missing for years are finally being discovered. → Read More

Mic

Trumpworld is demanding war after the FBI searched Mar-a-Lago

From pro-Trump forums calling to “lock and load” to elected Republicans attacking the DOJ, the desire for retaliation is loud and clear. → Read More

Mic

The DOJ charged four cops involved in Breonna Taylor’s death

After the raid on Taylor's home, detectives reportedly met in a garage where they conspired to create a fake story that they offered to investigators to protect themselves. → Read More

Mic

Climate change is literally making the Earth spin faster

I’m no scientist, but that seems bad. → Read More

Mic

Joe Manchin finally agreed to a climate bill. Here’s what’s in it.

The deal, announced by Manchin and Chuck Schumer this week, would be a huge investment in our continued future on the planet. → Read More

Mic

A newly discovered fossil hints that the Loch Ness Monster could exist

Look, it’s not necessarily likely, but it is “plausible.” → Read More

Mic

Report: Elon Musk had sex

A report from 'The Wall Street Journal' said the billionaire ruined his friendship with Google co-founder Sergey Brin after he slept with Brin's wife. → Read More

Mic

What would happen if Biden declared a climate emergency?

President Biden seems to be waffling on taking matters into his own hands — but here’s what he could get done. → Read More