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Uber passenger given a whopping $10 credit after his driver engaged in a sex act






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If you end up with an Uber driver engaged in a sex act, Uber will offer you $10 for your troubles. 

That’s what happened to Aner Manuel, who posted a video that appeared to show his Uber driver engaged in sexual acts while operating a motor vehicle. 

In a Facebook post, Aner Manuel claimed that his Uber driver picked him up and already had a woman in the passenger seat. 

“As we pulled off the female in the front (who was clearly on drugs) attempted to open the door and could not even sit straight as the vehicle was in motion. She then began to grope him and grab him. They began to kiss and she began loosening his belt,” he wrote.  Read more…

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The airports of the future are here






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No matter how well-regarded a particular airport happens to be, the slog from curb to cabin is pretty much the same wherever you go. A decades-old paradigm of queues, security screens, snack vendors, and gate-waiting prevails—the only difference is the level of stress. Transiting a modern hub such as Munich or Seoul is more easily endured than threading your way through the perpetual construction zones that pass for airports around New York.

The sky portal of the 2040s, however, is likely to be free of such delights. Many of us will be driven to the terminal by autonomous cars; our eyes, faces, and fingers will be scanned; and our bags will have a permanent ID that allows them to be whisked from our homes before we even set out. Some of these airports will no longer be relegated to the outskirts of town—they will merge with city centers, becoming new destination “cities” within a city for people without travel plans. Shall we get dinner, watch a movie, see a concert, shop? People will choose to go to the airport. Your employer may even relocate there. Read more…

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