Audi’s latest self-driving concept car is pure luxury and style — Future Blink

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Audi has unveiled the “AI:ME,” a Level 4 autonomous, all-electric concept car. Its high-tech features are contrasted with a nature-inspired design.  Read more…

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Audi’s latest self-driving concept car is pure luxury and style — Future Blink

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Audi has unveiled the “AI:ME,” a Level 4 autonomous, all-electric concept car. Its high-tech features are contrasted with a nature-inspired design.  Read more…

More about Tech, Cars, Transportation, Mashable Video, and Audi

NYC subway will soon accept Google Pay at select turnstiles

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New York City straphangers, rejoice!

The city’s subway and bus systems are adding new contactless payment readers to select stations, enabling passengers to pay for rides using their smartphones.

Beginning May 31, you’ll be able to purchase a single-use digital MetroCard using Google Pay. The local transportation authority will be rolling out the feature to all Staten Island buses and all subway stations on the 4, 5, and 6 lines between Grand Central and Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center.

In…

Nostalgic meme remembers the absurd bowling alley animations we all love

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Why are bowling animations like this? 

If you’ve ever been bowling, you probably remember the absurd 3D-animated scenes that played after each turn. Sometimes it’s an anthropomorphic pin flashing you a thumbs up after a strike, jerkily rubbing its bowling pin head as if you personally hurt it. Other times an animated bowling ball will fly through the alley and straight into a terribly rendered galaxy. Whether you’re scoring well or not, the most memorable part of the game is often the…

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange charged under the Espionage Act

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The U.S. government is going after Julian AssangeAgain

The Wikileaks founder and current resident of a London jail cell was charged Thursday under the 102-year-old Espionage Act, with 18 separate counts carrying a possible 170 prison sentence if he’s found guilty. So reports the Washington Post, which notes that federal prosecutors accuse the publisher of encouraging sources to steal classified information. 

“Assange, WikiLeaks affiliates and Manning shared the common objective to…

Facebook reveals more details on AR glasses in new patent

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We may still be years away from Facebook’s augmented reality glasses becoming an actual product, but we now know a little more about how they might work.

A new patent filing reveals additional details about Facebook’s AR glasses, including how they might handle audio. The patent, originally filed in January but published Thursday, describes a “cartilage conduction audio system for eyewear devices.” 

The glasses’ overall design is similar to what we saw in a previous patent published in…

Facebook reveals more details on AR glasses in new patent

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We may still be years away from Facebook’s augmented reality glasses becoming an actual product, but we now know a little more about how they might work.

A new patent filing reveals additional details about Facebook’s AR glasses, including how they might handle audio. The patent, originally filed in January but published Thursday, describes a “cartilage conduction audio system for eyewear devices.” 

The glasses’ overall design is similar to what we saw in a previous patent published in…

This George Foreman indoor/outdoor grill is $40 off at Walmart

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Memorial Day weekend is (almost) here, which means it’s time to let the pool parties and backyard BBQs commence. If you’re hosting one of these shindigs yourself, you’d better be prepared to feed everyone, and what better food to serve your hungry guests than burgers and hot dogs? They’re simple and quick to cook in mass quantities, and you’ll look like a hero while you whip them up — just remember to get some veggie burgers and tofu dogs as well, because an inclusive barbecue is…

‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ celebrates 20 years with a movie etiquette PSA

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Banksy crashes Venice Biennale with an installation that criticizes the city’s cruise ship problem

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A new video appeared on Banksy’s Instagram account showing the famous street artist (or perhaps someone from his team) setting up an unlicensed stall in Venice. The installation is interpreted as a critique of the giant cruise ships that are allowed to sail the Venetian lagoon and it seems to have resonated with locals

The artist accompanied his post with the caption: “Setting out my stall at the Venice Biennale. Despite being the largest and most prestigious art event in the world, for some…