Month: July 2017

Tesla’s electric car for the masses – Axios

Why it matters: Musk has long declared he’d bring electric cars to the masses, and this is a pivotal moment in him achieving that goal. He said the Model 3s would be on sale to those outside the company soon (they’re priced at $35,000 and half a million people have put down a deposit to own one once they’re on the market). But the debut of the Model 3s is important because it signals Tesla’s shift from a luxury car manufacturer to one that caters to the mass-market car industry.

Source: Tesla’s electric car for the masses – Axios

Apple again found to be the world’s top retailer in sales per square foot | 9to5Mac

Apple’s retail stores are always said to be some of the most profitable ones there are, and new data from eMarketer and CoStar offers more insight on such data. The research companies say Apple is the top retailer in terms of sales per square foot, coming in at $5,546 per square foot…

Source: Apple again found to be the world’s top retailer in sales per square foot | 9to5Mac

Jeff Sessions: Police Are Seizing Billions From Innocents | Time.com

You don’t need to have committed a crime. The police can confiscate your assets without charging you, and getting your assets back can be near impossible. Thank Jeff Sessions for this travesty of justice.

From Time-

Eh Wah had been driving for 12 hours when he was pulled over by local police in Muskogee County, Oklahoma, for a broken tail light. What began as a routine traffic stop quickly spiraled into a nightmare due to a controversial, little-known but widespread, practice called civil forfeiture.

Source: Jeff Sessions: Police Are Seizing Billions From Innocents | Time.com

According To Science This 5 Second Rule Will Make You Stop Procrastinating | Inc.com

Like so many things we do, procrastination is a habit. We fall into it and then struggle to get out. We play mind games with ourselves and withhold rewards, or we chain ourselves to a desk until we get the job done. But it’s like psychological quicksand, the more we struggle the further into its grasp we seem to fall.

Source: According To Science This 5 Second Rule Will Make You Stop Procrastinating | Inc.com

Thermomix, Vorwerk’s $1,450 kitchen appliance, is coming to the US — Quartz

In a fanciful advertisement from 1956, a limber American housewife is spirited to Frigidaire’s “Kitchen of the Future,” where she delightedly pushes buttons, gazes at flickering screens, and twirls a rotating cylindrical fridge. She skips away for an interlude of recreation involving tennis, golf, and sunbathing, then returns to remove a fully baked—and frosted—birthday cake, candles lit, from a large glass dome.

Source: Thermomix, Vorwerk’s $1,450 kitchen appliance, is coming to the US — Quartz