Yearly Archives: 2018

64 posts

Elon Musk unveils his first Los Angeles-area tunnel

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk made a brief public appearance late on Tuesday to unveil the first tunnel completed by the underground transit venture he launched two years ago as an ambitious remedy to Los Angeles’ infamously heavy traffic. But contrary to some of his own hype from several months ago, […]

They Did Surgery on a Grape

In Greek mythology, the god Dionysus plays an essential role as the god of both the grape harvest and ritual madness. In Roman mythology, he is known as Bacchus, and is the namesake of the term “bacchanalia,” an orgiastic celebration of his godly remit. During bacchanalia, his female followers, the […]

Sexual harassment goes high tech with iPhone’s AirDrop

Without the proper settings, iPhone users can receive lewd and threatening messages from strangers, which can be triggering for survivors of sexual assault. Crowded spaces are fertile ground for AirDrop harassers. Public transport in particular seems to be a danger. Abigail Mentzer was riding the New York City subway to […]