Engineering student Philip Frenzel of Aalen University was recently awarded first prize in a national design contest in Germany for his ‘Mobile Airbag’ that automatically deploys when your device is dropped.
The winning bachelor thesis was selected by the German Society for Mechatronics and Frenzel has since registered his design for a patent. In addition to the video above, you can learn more about the project here.
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At long last, Drake’s new album Scorpion has arrived. The rapper’s hugely-anticipated fifth studio full-length is available on all major streaming services. As indicated, it is indeed a double album, one half dedicated to R&B, and the other to rap. Give it a listen below.
Scorpion contains the previously-released singles “God’s Plan,” “Nice for What,” and “I’m Upset.” Featured guest artists include JAY-Z, Ty Dolla $ign, and – most surprisingly – Michael Jackson.
Revisit the visual for “God’s Plan” below.
If you haven’t peeped already, check out our ranking of every Drake album so far right here.
Back in the 1960s and 1970s, Playboy was having a moment. Yes, there were tits but there were also excellent writers (Doris Lessing, Vladimir Nabokov, Ray Bradbury) and interviews with the likes of Miles Davis, Malcolm X and James Baldwin. The rigorous attention afforded to its literary output also extended to its art direction, with set designers and stylists creating lavish Renaissance-style backdrops for its models to lounge in.
The Congress wants to know where new data and behavioral science company Data Propria gets its information and how it uses whatever it collects. Not just because it resembles Cambridge Analytica, but also because it was founded by former Cambridge An…