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The Future Is Flying Teslas That Actually Fly.

21 MARCH 2022

TOP STORY

Crook Tries to Make Tesla Model S Fly, Crashes Into Parked Cars Instead

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is looking to arrest a driver who attempted to make a rented Tesla Model S fly — yes, fly — over the weekend. According to the LAPD, the driver tried to perform several stunts, all of which were caught on camera from several angles, and widely shared on social media. But one last stunt down an infamously steep hill didn’t quite work out so well.

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HEADLINES FROM TODAY

ONEElon Musk Sets Tentative Date for First Starship Orbital Test Flight

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TWONeural Network Twitter Bot Creates Whatever Delights Or Nightmares Its Fans Force Upon It

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THREERussian Court Rules Facebook and Instagram as “Extremist”

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OF INTEREST

Malaysian Government: Let’s Turn Bitcoin Into Legal Tender

In the wake of El Salvador’s disastrous decision to make Bitcoin legal tender, Malaysia’s government is excited to follow suit, Bloomberg reports. It’s a clear sign governments around the world are still very much showing interest in adopting cryptocurrencies — despite less-than-stellar results shown by their international cohort.

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NEWS IN QUOTES

“ This is madness. Addiction to fossil fuels is mutually assured destruction. 

— United Nations’ Secretary General Antonio Guterres

FROM THE DEPT. OF STUFF TO SPEND MONEY ON

Switch-Up Game Enhancer is a Modern-Day Game Shark for Nintendo Switch

Have you still not checked this out? It goes away soon, from here, so: You should. And what should you check out? For those of you old enough to remember the incredible resplendence of the Game Genie, you will recognize the utterly incredible genius of what we’re about to show you. For those of you who aren’t: My god, did you miss out. But you don’t have to, anymore.

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