German researchers hopped in a car, turned it on, and didn’t touch the steering wheel for 1,500 miles through Mexico. The team says it’s the longest journey of its kind ever completed by an autonomous vehicle in the country.
The long saga of two giant, colonial-era paintings — stolen from a Bolivian church in 2002 and unwittingly purchased in 2003 by New York collectors, who discovered they were stolen after loaning them for a 2013 exhibit — came full circle yesterday when they were unveiled at the government palace in La Paz.
Piracy's bad, right? Doesn't it rob bands of their hard-earned royalties and make record labels go broke? Not so fast. Turns out there's something to the old line about piracy boosting concert ticket sales—at least, according to Iron Maiden there is. (Correction appended below.)