LInked: “This Disturbing Theory Explains Pixar’s Cars”

via Jalopnik: Well, more specifically, there actually are human beings inside the cars, and are the source of the car’s personality, intelligence, everything. The mechanical car is just the external body of these human-derived creatures. I call this the Homunculus Theory. Color me disturbed but in agreement that this is the most plausible theory. Keep …

Linked: “San Francisco Restaurant Serves Truffles Plated on iPads Playing a Video About Truffle Hunting Dogs”

via LaughingSquid: Quince, the newly minted three-star Michelin rated San Francisco restaurant, is offering their diners a truly interactive appetizer. Entitled “A Dog Searching for Gold“, the dish offers a “white truffle croquettes on iPad Pros playing videos of water dog on the truffle-hunt” per a message sent to Richie Nakano aka Line Cook. The …

Linked: “Dutch Filmmaker Intentionally Lets His Phone Get Stolen In Order to Follow Its Path Through Spyware”

via LaughingSquid: Dutch filmmaker Anthony van der Meer decided to intentionally allow a thief to steal his mobile phone in order to find out what happens afterwards, using spyware that he installed ahead of time. The resulting film, entitled “Find my Phone” shows how just much information a thief can get with someone else’s phone. …