1. Netflix’s Worst Nightmare
Netflix’s stock has soared 8,500%+ in the last decade … wow. But, as streaming becomes more mainstream, it seems that Netflix’s glory days may be coming to an end. Netflix built its business on the back of other companies’ content. And it worked incredibly well. Netflix now has 149 million subscribers—more than any cable company. But this world is now gone.
One by one, Netflix’s colossal competitors have woken up. They’re ending their contracts with Netflix, taking back control of their content
Disney has been in the process of cutting ties with Netflix to start its own steaming space called “Disney+.” And many companies are following suit.
2. The App That Protects You
Apps like My Skin Track UV and Shade uses an LED (light emitting diode) to capture and detect UV light and transfers the information to your phone. The apps help track your exposure to UV rays and keep you in check to avoid potentially getting skin cancer. These apps track your sun exposure and remind you to take precautions. Soak up those rays—safely.
3. Japanese Hotel Room’s Flight Simulator
Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyo has gone to new heights to make its guests’ experience as unique as possible. This Japanese hotel has a life-sized flight simulator right in the room. The hotel itself is also l connected to Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport—as if you needed more airplane exposure during your visit. It costs about 25,300 yen or $233 a night for the experience. If you are looking for a quick peek at the flight simulator, you can book a 90-minute lesson for 30,000 yen ($277). Ever wondered what it would be like to fly a plane? Well, now you can find out from the comfort of your hotel room.
(Source: The Verge)