Brian Cranston

Global Scan

60 years of Godzilla trailers say a lot about society's worst fears

Godzilla has terrorized box offices for nearly 60 years, and each generation has stamped its own fears onto the story. Meanwhile, a Canadian town has its own real-life fear—of an exploding whale. And researchers look at how our human appetite has shaped the crops and animals we consume. That and more in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

60 years of Godzilla trailers say a lot about society's worst fears

Godzilla has terrorized box offices for nearly 60 years, and each generation has stamped its own fears onto the story. Meanwhile, a Canadian town has its own real-life fear—of an exploding whale. And researchers look at how our human appetite has shaped the crops and animals we consume. That and more in today's Global Scan.