You might think that an invisible business card is a terrible idea; how could anyone see your contact details? But artist Ghizlan el Glaoui’s card is a one-of-a-kind design that reveals all her important details with a glowing LED integrated into one corner.
Last week, the drivers who shuttle San Francisco Google employees to work voted to unionize with the Teamsters. How long until their passengers do the same thing?
Something about the planet Mercury doesn’t sit right with astronomers: It’s too dark. Darker than the Moon, despite containing way less iron. But at long last, scientists have solved the mystery—and their discovery is shedding light on the fascinating past of the Solar System’s innermost planet.
Nas is one of several investors who has funded a Brooklyn-based startup, Exo, a company that makes cricket-flour foods. According toBloomberg, Exo closed a $4 million series A funding from AccelFoods, the Collaborative Fund, and most notably, Nas.
As part of the ongoing efforts to expand its premium radio services, TuneInhas announced a partnership with the National Basketball Association. This new multi-year deal will let TuneIn stream live audio from NBA games to subscribers, including those from the preseason, regular season, playoffs, the finals and All-Star weekend. Last October, TuneIn also struck similar agreements with MLB, NHL and the NFL, so the addition of the NBA only makes the paid app more appealing to sports fans.
The original Corvette Grand Sports stalked racetracks in the 1960s, but the name went dormant until it was revived in 1996 for the final year of the C4-generation Corvette. With a 30-hp bump over stock and the wider wheels and tires of the mighty ZR-1—and the bulging fenders to match—that Grand Sport also sported a pair of fender hash stripes like those on the original race car, and it established the blueprint for production Grand Sport models going forward. For 2010, Chevrolet created another Grand Sport around the sixth-generation Corvette using the suspension and wider rolling stock from the Z06. And nowthe seventh-generation Corvette gains a Grand Sport option this summer for the 2017 model year.
Perhaps Disney has cracked some sort of code by appealing to both families with kids and that subset of adults who are way into dressing up like animals, but the PG-rated Zootopia—which has alternately been referred to as bait for “furries” and a disguised examination of racial profiling—is destroying at the box office this weekend.