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September, 2019

Ride-sharing alone scares some just as much as taking a self-driving car, survey finds

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Would you rather take an Uber ride home alone late at night or have a self-driving taxi service come pick you up with no one at the front wheel?

The prospect of riding in a car with only a stranger driving can feel as unsafe as some people feel about new self-driving technology, as a study from car insurance company The Zebra recently found. 

After surveying 2,000 American passengers in August, 53 percent of those surveyed said they felt safer in an autonomous vehicle than a solo ride with a driver. Younger respondents between ages 18 and 24 were more accepting of self-driving vehicles compared to those 55 and older, who preferred a human-driven ride. Self-driving vehicles continue to rank low in consumer confidence, a recent J.D. Power and SurveyMonkey study shows. Read more…

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Ride-sharing alone scares some just as much as taking a self-driving car, survey finds

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Would you rather take an Uber ride home alone late at night or have a self-driving taxi service come pick you up with no one at the front wheel?

The prospect of riding in a car with only a stranger driving can feel as unsafe as some people feel about new self-driving technology, as a study from car insurance company The Zebra recently found. 

After surveying 2,000 American passengers in August, 53 percent of those surveyed said they felt safer in an autonomous vehicle than a solo ride with a driver. Younger respondents between ages 18 and 24 were more accepting of self-driving vehicles compared to those 55 and older, who preferred a human-driven ride. Self-driving vehicles continue to rank low in consumer confidence, a recent J.D. Power and SurveyMonkey study shows. Read more…

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People are so thirsty for Hermann Rorschach, creator of the Rorschach test

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Weekends are always the best time for a good thirst trap party, and this new one is a blast from the past.

Yes, it turns out that famed Swiss psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach is a stone-cold hottie. He looks like what we’d see if Brad Pitt traveled back in time and somehow made it into the history books as a famed early 1900s physician.

No, seriously. Don’t take my word for it. See for yourself.

People are so thirsty for Hermann Rorschach, creator of the Rorschach test

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The Rorschach test involves showing pages of inkblot patterns to patients and asking them to describe what they see. The responses then lead to insights into each patient’s personality. Read more…

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