The Bayou Vista Wal Mart put up a new pole in its parking lot and vehicles struck it ten times in a week. The pole was given the nickname "Patrick" and is now protected by an honor guard of shopping carts. There are no plans to relocate it.
Nebraska has only one swing elector up for grabs, but Trump paid a visit last night to woo the faithful—then leave them stranded in the icy airfield where his rally was held. A number of freezing supporters required medical treatment and at least seven were hospitalized. While the available buses were navigating the narrow, heavily-impacted… READ THE REST
A new road in Spain has a bizarre, dangerous notch in it, complete with a sharply-angled kerb that guarantees total destruction to any vehicle that strikes it at speed. The assumption seems to be that a landowner refused to sell and could not yet be compelled to, and the inertia and incompetence of local government… READ THE REST
This video explainer from Vox looks into why most Americans have to drive everywhere to get anything done. It's a grim history, but a grimmer future as environmental catastrophe threatens. This sealed the country's fate as a car culture, and today we're seeing the results. In most cities, it's extremely difficult to get around without… READ THE REST
"Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door." That century-old quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson (sort of) is just as true today. If you build a better product, offer a better service or create a better infrastructure for customers, then with a bit of time and attention, the world… READ THE REST
"The smaller the headphone, the more meticulously built it has to be. The Freedom+ is pure precision." – CES 2020 Innovation Awards Earbuds come and go. But when your earbuds attract awards from the hyper-vigilant gatekeepers of CES, you've clearly gone above and beyond the norm. That's how those industry mainstays are judging the Freedom+… READ THE REST
With every industry looking at how machine learning and artificial intelligence could soon be impacting their business, it's really no surprise to find that the robots have rolled their way on to Wall Street as well. In fact, it's hard to argue that robots haven't been running Wall Street for decades. Jokes aside, the influx… READ THE REST