Spotify's original 4-part documentary series about Metallica is out now

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 18, 2016 - 10:00am

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Spotify is continuing its entrance into original video with a new four-part documentary series about the beginnings of Metallica.

Spotify says that the series, titled "Landmark – Metallica: The Early Years," will chronicle the band from their 1981 founding until 1984's "Ride the Lightning."

These 19 companies are racing to put driverless cars on the road by 2020

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 18, 2016 - 9:56am

When 2020 hits, you can bet it will start the decade of driverless cars.

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We rounded up 19 companies aiming to have driverless car technology ready by 2020, some even declaring their fully autonomous car will be hitting the roads at that time. (Assuming the various necessary regulations are in place, of course.)

Here's who is in the race to make driverless cars a reality just four years from now.

McDonald's gives up on fitness tracker Happy Meals after reports of skin irritation

Submitted by The Verge on August 18, 2016 - 9:56am

McDonald’s temporarily got rid of the toys in kids’ Happy Meals this month and replaced them with fitness trackers. I appreciated the effort, although the experiment's already coming to an unexpected end. The company is pulling the trackers from meals because of reports of skin irritation.

Adele ditches her signature winged eyeliner — and embraces natural beauty

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 18, 2016 - 9:53am


Adele has been ditching her signature winged eyeliner and embracing the makeup-free look.

On Wednesday, the singer shared a bareface photo — in which she was almost unrecognizable. She followed it up with a video, still sans makeup, apologizing to fans for the cancellation of her second Phoenix, Arizona, show that night.


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