Link Tank: “The Best” Movies Steven Spielberg Never Made

Steven Spielberg, Louis CK, The Boring Company, and more in today's daily Link Tank!

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The Boring Company’s launch will include modded “autonomous transport cars”.

“Elon Musk’s tunnel-digging venture is planning a grand opening. The Boring Company’s founder revealed on Friday that an upcoming launch, where the company is expected to demonstrate its technology, will dazzle with modded “autonomous transport cars” and elevators that whizz cars from the ground to the tunnel.”

Read more at Inverse.

Louis CK was heckled at a comedy show.

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“Klaire Randall, I hope you have a marvelous 2019. Randall is now famous for being the woman who actually took a stand when supposedly-disgraced-but-now-on-a-redemption-tour comedian Louis C.K. made a surprise appearance at the Comedy Cellar. She and her boyfriend were attending a show and were shocked when the emcee announced the next guest.”

Read more at The Mary Sue.

Google is set to personalize audio-based news.

“Listening to the news over a Google Home smart speaker is going to get more useful. On Thursday, Google announced a new effort to personalize the audio news feed available through the company’s digital assistant software.”

Read more at PCMag.

Here are “the best” never-made films from Steven Spielberg.

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“A director’s filmography tells one story filled with success and failure, but the projects they ditched along the way often provide a bizarre, hypothetical counter-narrative. These can be abandoned dream concepts, like Francis Ford Coppola’s long-rumored Megalopolis, or potentially bonkers combinations of famous IP and a loose cannon artist, like Oliver Stone’s take on Planet of the Apes. With the possible exception of Stanley Kubrick or Orson Welles, Steven Spielberg might have the longest list of potentially fascinating movies that just never happened.”

Read more at Thrillist.

An Amazon warehouse robot accident left 24 people hospitalized.

“Frenzy hit Amazon this week as a warehouse robot at the firm’s Robbinsville Township, New Jersey location went awry, puncturing a bear spray can and injuring dozens of employees in the process.”

Read more at Alphr.

A man suffering from heart failure coughed up a blood clot shaped like a lung passage.

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“Though it resembles a coral, root system, or some other kind of growth, the above photo actually depicts a six-inch-wide blood clot in the near-perfect form of the right bronchial tree of a human lung, the Atlantic reported on Thursday. Even more uncomfortable is the revelation that it was not removed by medical staff, but in fact coughed up by a patient who was suffering from heart failure.”

Read more at Gizmodo.

Here’s the best way to make a pie crust.

“If you’ve ever flipped through a cookbook, you could be forgiven for thinking that making a homemade pie crust looks easy. After all, the recipe calls for just three ingredients: flour, water, and fat (and a pinch of salt for flavor). What could go wrong?”

Read more at Mental Floss.