Courtesy of Emile Ratelband Emile Ratelband just asked a Dutch court to let him shave 20 years off his legal age. Ratelband argued that he should be able to have an age that’s as young as he feels. But he doesn’t think the privilege should extend to people who feel older than their age. The […]
Faraday Future’s path to glory has been complicated to say the least. A series of ludicrously ambitious moves have been plighted with failure, followed by renewed hopes that were ultimately dashed. Incredibly, the aspiring automaker still exists and intends to begin production of its first electric vehicle once its money troubles are over. Unfortunately, the […]
When is a person legally dead? One family’s fight to keep their daughter alive comes to a close this month
A lengthy legal battle on whether a Brampton woman can be taken off life support will come to a close this month with a landmark legal decision over who gets to decide what death is.
Barclaycard is testing a new payment service that could mean the end to waiting for your bill at a restaurant. It’s called Dine & Dash, but in this version, dashing doesn’t mean skipping out on your tab. Instead, with this service, restaurant-goers would download the Dine & Dash app and just tap their phone on […]
James Damore may claim Google was wrong to fire him over his memo criticizing the company’s diversity culture, but a federal government overseer begs to differ. The National Labor Relations Board has published a January memo recommending a dismissal of Damore’s then-active complaint. Board attorney Jayme Sophir found that Damore was protected under federal law […]
Ranglen/Shutterstock There are ways of legally bringing — and drinking — your own booze on a flight, according to frequent flier Gilbert Ott. On his blog God Save the Points, Ott provides the do’s and don’ts of making it happen. Whatever you do, never try and serve yourself. Unless you’re flying first class, chances are […]
Alex Brandon/AP The United States is gradually becoming the land of the red, white, and green. Nine states and Washington, DC, have legalized marijuana for recreational use — no doctor’s letter required — for adults over the age of 21. Medical marijuana is legal in another 29 states. Support for the drug reached new highs […]
A Dutch startup is launching an app that will allow people to give legal consent to sex via their mobile in an initiative spurred by Sweden’s plans to bolster its rape law.
Fewer people have scaled an old-growth redwood than summited Mount Everest. Now it’s your turn. https://media.wired.com/photos/5a010e2ff9c42b56d1c102e7/master/pass/1217-WI-APREDW-01_sq.jpg Feed: All Latest
Enlarge / CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA—A woman leaves a note on the ground as people gather at a memorial for Heather Heyer after her funeral service on Wednesday. Heyer was killed after a car rammed into a group of people during a planned Unite the Right rally last Saturday. The Daily Stormer’s celebration of the death sparked […]