Crime Alerts Come to Brazilian Waze, Just in Time for the Olympics

In October 2015, Regina Múrmura, 70, and her husband, Francisco, 69, followed directions on their Waze navigation app into the Caramujo favela, what news reports called a “violent” Brazilian neighborhood 15 miles outside Rio de Janeiro. As their silver Citroen drove through the unfamiliar area, shots—a hail of them—flew through the …

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Running barefoot over Lego bricks is a terrible idea

Stepping on a Lego with your bare foot is excruciating experience. Deliberately running on Legos? You’d have to be an absolute glutton for punishment. That’s where the internet comes in, because there’s plenty of people willing to go through hell to appear on YouTube. WheresMyChallenge is a channel that features …

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HBO’s high-tech western series Westworld will premiere on October 2nd

During this weekend’s Television Critics Association press tour, HBO has finally announced a date for its long-awaited science fiction show Westworld. According to the network, the J.J. Abrams and Jonathan Nolan collaboration will premiere on October 2nd at 9PM. The show was originally supposed to premiere in 2015 We’ve been waiting for the latest …

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