Random links

BMW is bringing its wireless charging pad to the US
This seems to me to be a really nice feature that could lead more to adopt electrical cars. Might also help stabilize the power grid.
Method of Women's Self Defense: Vintage Photos From 1906 Illustrate Modes for Warding Off a Street Bully or Foul
Not the usual sort of photos that one bumps into ...
The Medium Model
"If you care about, say, entrepreneurship or relationships, the best thing you could read today was very unlikely to have been published in the last 48 hours. But most of the internet treats anything that isn’t new like bad fruit. This is a huge detriment to readers and writers alike. It encourages people to spend their time on the novel in lieu of the worthwhile, and it discourages creators from investing in things of lasting value."