A student driver in England recently took the car out for a spin and showed that he already has the skills to be a licensed driver, including flipping off another motorist. Unfortunately for this young driver, he wasn’t supposed to be on the road with just a learner’s permit. He also shouldn’t have flipped the bird to another driver, especially because the other driver was a cop in an unmarked vehicle. The officer wasn’t amused, and he had the car confiscated.
250 decanters of the oldest single malt scotch ever put in bottles are going up for auction next month. This stuff is 80 years old, which means it was distilled back in 1940 — and hasn’t seen the light of day … until now. Industry insiders expect that the entire lot is worth up to $200,000. I don;t know anything about liquor, but I’m sure you can get fresher scotch for a lot less money. Barrons)
Scientists and engineers are perfecting toilets that measure vital signs, screen for illnesses — and might even diagnose coronavirus. So instead of giving a “sample” during your checkup, your toilet could be constantly monitoring your health! And, of course, this toilet could also be programmed to send all this vital information to your smartphone. This is what we’ve come to, now your phone AND your toilet will be smarter than we are. (Wall Street Journal)