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Volume 140

TICK –TOCK THE HUMAN CLOCK

Japanese design company We+ has created a human clock. ‘Patience’ is a never-ending clip of a human face with eyes that function as the clock’s hands, each pointing to an area that represents a clock’s number. As for the ticking hand, well, there’s the popping sound of smacking lips. Creepy or brilliant?

HAVE YOU SEEN MY VIBRATOR?

Sooooo, how does this happen? Your vibrator accidentally goes off in your bag and rolls, rotates and shakes its way to freedom? Or a passenger thought they can cut the boring commute by (not so) discrete public stimulation? Either way, people are very fond of their sex toys as almost half of the lost phallus replicas were reunited with their owners. No comment.

TACO’BOUT A PARTY!

Lyft has made drunk ordering junk food from the back seat an official marketing opportunity. It has partnered with Taco Bell to launch ‘Taco Mode’, a feature in the ride-hailing app that will let you hit the drive-through at a Taco Bell and get a free Doritos Locos Taco. So, if you’re in the Orange County area, think ‘Yo Quiero Taco Bell’.

CRACK DENS, SHEDS AND MURDER ROOMS

Vice’s London Rental Opportunity of the Week is reading gold. They really go deep into the rental market to bring you the most sorry-a** excuses for properties out there. London is infamous for excruciating rent fees even on the dodgiest crack-dens. Here is one of them…

THE BATTLE CONTINUES

Eminem made his film debut in 2002 with 8 Mile, a film about a young rapper who finally managed to gain respect in the local hip hop scene by winning an epic lyrical showdown. With Bodied, the battle-rap continues. This time Eminem plays the role of a producer and the movie, which is both a comedy and satire, focuses on race relations in America. Who will win this time?

WOOOSHHHH…

Hyperloop One, the levitating train, went through its second phase of testing in the Nevada desert. It has started to show off the types of speeds promised by the magnetic levitating train technology with the pod hurtling through the near-vacuum test tunnel at speeds of 309km/h. The sound that it makes? It’s the sound of the future!

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