This Working Replica of Bucky Fuller's Dymaxion Car Is Scary As Hell

Buckminster Fuller was either a brilliant inventor or a nutcase charlatan, depending on who you ask. And perhaps no single invention of Bucky’s encapsulates that divide quite like his Dymaxion car. Was it a death trap or a feat of engineering genius? The Wall Street Journal recently tested out a functioning replica… » 4/24/15 1:15pm Yesterday 1:15pm

Hacked Emails Show Dr. Oz Wanted to Peddle Sony Wearables on His Show

The folks over at Vox have spotted a curious email that was leaked as part of the Sony hack. Back in January 2014, Dr. Oz sent a message to Michael Lynton, the CEO of Sony Entertainment, asking about Sony’s upcoming wearable devices. Since Sony produces his show, Dr. Oz saw an opportunity for good old fashioned… » 4/20/15 1:30pm Monday 1:30pm

The FTC Wants Your Opinion On Airbnb, Uber and Lyft

Should cities treat Airbnb rentals like any other hotel room? What kind of insurance should Uber drivers carry to protect passengers? These are just some of the questions that the Federal Trade Commission will (probably) be discussing in an upcoming workshop exploring the so-called “sharing economy.” And it wants to… » 4/17/15 11:48am 4/17/15 11:48am