I sometimes ponder the prospect of growing income inequality and wonder what it is that rich people will spend it on. These vehicles that apparently sell for $400,000 seem like one very real possibility. Especially if you imagine combining this kind of technology with the computer-piloted car capabilities Google and others are currently working on, then this could well be the future.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?
The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.