March 2017

Watch the new Volvo XC60 survive some nasty crash tests

The 2018 Volvo XC60 is the company’s newest and safest offering. For a company with such a fanatical devotion to safety as Volvo, that’s saying something. Steering assist has been added to Volvo’s City Safety system, allowing the XC60 to use its steering assist feature to help mitigate head-on and…


Airbus’ new concept is a car, a drone, and a train all in one

Airbus just announced a new conceptual car-and-drone project called Pop.Up. And I know. I know! This feels like the 100th car-drone concept we’ve shown you in the last few years. (Hell, it’s not even the first one announced at the Geneva Motor Show.) But this time, the car is the…



The empathy layer

Can an app that lets strangers — and bots — become amateur therapists create a safer internet? In January 2016, police in Blacksburg, Virginia, began looking into the disappearance of a 13-year-old girl named Nicole Lovell. Her parents had discovered her bedroom door barricaded with a dresser, her window open….


The empathy layer

Can an app that lets strangers — and bots — become amateur therapists create a safer internet? In January 2016, police in Blacksburg, Virginia, began looking into the disappearance of a 13-year-old girl named Nicole Lovell. Her parents had discovered her bedroom door barricaded with a dresser, her window open….


The empathy layer

Can an app that lets strangers — and bots — become amateur therapists create a safer internet? In January 2016, police in Blacksburg, Virginia, began looking into the disappearance of a 13-year-old girl named Nicole Lovell. Her parents had discovered her bedroom door barricaded with a dresser, her window open….


How a confident brand can transform perception

In November 2013, Hull was named UK City of Culture 2017. Many people including locals and the media raised their eyebrows. Once voted one of the worst places to live in the UK, Hull was not a city immediately associated with the word ‘culture’. But in January this year, this…