CNN/Wired report that entrepreneur Elon Musk envisions a future where mag-lev trains in neumatic tubes can whisk passengers from New York to Los Angeles in 45 minutes. 3 Questions That Arise From This Story 1. Is it overly optimistic to assume that… Read More ›
Month: July 2013
CNN Money reports that Detroit, Michigan has declared bankruptcy! 3 Assets We Would Like To Buy From Detroit 1. The U.S. side of the Detroit River. We’re only interested in the side of the river drowning in metaphorical red ink,… Read More ›
Man Briefly Has $92 Quadrillion Accidentally Credited To His PayPal Account… Good Thing He Doesn’t Have One Of Those Toddlers Who Bids On Cars On eBay!
The New York Daily News reports that a Pennsylvania man was briefly accidentally credited $92 quadrillion in his PayPal account. This is about enough money to buy everything (rounded up to the nearest “everything.”) PayPal has offered to donate some… Read More ›
Hey, Early Adopters, Your Future Cell Phone Charger Is Gonna Be A Total Conversation Starter At Parties!
Industry Week reports that British scientists have used “science” to create a fuel cell that uses urine to power cellular phones and send text messages. From a scientist quoted in the article: “One product that we can be sure of… Read More ›
Spotify Survey Suggests People Aren’t Good At Listening To Song Lyrics… Even After Release Of Books And Web Sites Mocking That
CNN reports that Spotify has identified the most misinterpreted song lyric, in a survey that asks people which songs they hear other people misinterpreting while singing at places like concerts, and karaoke bars (with correct lyrics presumably on screen.) And… Read More ›
If You Can Hold Off On Buying Those Crest White Strips For A Million Years, Here’s Some Potential Good News!
Popular Science reports that at least one expert believes that in a million years, humans may be able to grow endless sets of teeth beyond baby teeth and adult teeth. 3 Questions That Arise From This Story 1. Is the tooth… Read More ›
The Toronto Sun reports that an Oregon man was surprised to learn his fourteen-month-old daughter accidentally bought a classic car on eBay. Fortunately the car only cost $225, so the family kept it. 3 Worse Things Your Toddler Could Buy… Read More ›
Lawyer Sues Apple For Porn Addiction… What’s Next? Someone Suing Adult Friendfinder for Legal Music Downloading Addiction?
Above The Law has written a very entertaining post about a lawyer who has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Apple for failing to protect him from visiting porn sites on Apple’s browser Safari. Included in the claim is the following… Read More ›