Sony is offering some incredible discounts on PlayStation games this week

Sony may be skipping this year’s E3 expo in Los Angeles, but it does have some good news to satiate fans in the form of its annual Days of Play sale. Starting today and lasting 11 days until Monday, June 17th, the sale has some spectacular deals across both Sony’s exclusive lineup of best-selling hits and multiplatform games. This doesn’t just include base games. Sony has expansions, deluxe digital versions, and even virtual reality titles on the list. The full list includes over 250 titles and add-ons, and Sony is also offering $20 off an annual PS Plus membership (normally $59.99) and $30 off an annual PS Now membership (normally $99.99). The company is also introducing a State of Play edition PS4 Slim console (1TB) for $299.99,… Read the full article…

Overcrowd forces you to think about transit design in a different way

In 2015, a massive snowstorm — or, more precisely, a series of massive snowstorms — stranded nearly 50 commuters on a broken train in Boston. Plenty of others were stuck at knotted-up stations since many of the system’s old trains aren’t built to handle heavy snow. So when the storm hit, and kept hitting, the system broke. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) shut down the city’s trains for more than a day, with no real estimate on when full service would be resumed. To say the least, it was a problem. Train stations are liminal spaces, places that serve as a transition between what was and what comes next. We may spend a lot of time there, but it’s always impermanent. There is always a departing train, a next stop, and… Read the full article…