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Mobileye CEO clowns on Nvidia for allegedly copying self-driving car safety scheme

While creating self-driving car systems, it's natural that different companies might independently arrive at similar methods or results — but the similarities in a recent "first of its kind" Nvidia proposal to work done by Mobileye two years ago were just too much for the latter company's CEO to take politely. ...

Here’s what Jair Bolsonaro, Trump, and Putin have in common

The first line of Jon Lee Anderson's long-awaited profile of Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro in the New Yorker is a real killer. “The authoritarian leaders taking power around the world share a vocabulary of intolerance, insult, and menace...”

As Anderson writes, in Bolsonaro's Brazil--and around the world--“A budding authoritarian borrows from the Trump playbook.”

Sarah Sanders invents treason, suggests death penalty for Democratic leadership

Sarah Sanders: "They literally accused the President of the United States of being an agent for a foreign government. That's equivalent to treason. Thats punishable by death in this country." pic.twitter.com/nz5fsKTW7F

— The Hill (@thehill) March 25, 2019

Emboldened by her bosses non-exoneration, Sarah Sanders seems to use lies to call for ...

Apple launches credit card, gaming service

Made from laser-etched titanium, Apple's new credit card appears to use the company's San Francisco typeface, not Silian Rail.

The Verge:

Daily cash back of 2% on purchases with external vendors; and 3% cash back on purchases from Apple ... APR rates start at 13.24 percent, up to 24.24 percent.

Also announced today was Apple Arcade, ...

Gentleman spikes co-workers’ drinks with LSD because they were “too uptight”

A 19-year-old Enterprise Rent-A-Car employee from Missouri decided to unwittingly dose his c0-workers with LSD because they had "negative energy." The employees were hospitalized and the young man was arrested. He should have Timothy Leary's "Two Commandments for the Molecular Age" from his book The Politics of Ecstasy (1968):

Thou shalt not alter the consciousness ...

Experiencing awe is linked to decreased inflammation

In the Savvy Pscychologist, clinician Ellen Hendriksen of Boston University’s Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, looks at the profound psychological and physiological impacts of feeling awe, whether it comes from looking up at the expansive night sky or hearing an incredible musical performance. She reflects on scientific evidence that awe makes us "feel small" ...

The functional LEGO Pop-up Book kit

This new 859 piece LEGO Pop-Up Book is at the top of my must-have LEGO list.

This new for 2019 set comes complete with pieces to build two functional pop-up scenes from two different fairy tales.

Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and the Beanstalk associated minifigs are also included in this one of a kind ...