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Although poised to become the brand-synonymous "Kleenex" of mini portable cameras, GoPro has some populist competition in Polaroid's Cube, on pre-sale today for $99. Cube is an ultra-simple still and video camera that, at 35 millimeters on each side, is more compact, durable, and water-resistant than its competitors, meant more for cyclists than for daredevils with handheld telescoping mounts. And at a considerably lower price point for the same high-quality video, Cube's bicycle handlebar mount...
Last Thursday, Jill Tarlov was walking in Central Park, when she was struck by cyclist Jason Marshall. Tarlov, a 59-year-old Connecticut mother of two, died today after spending days in a coma. Eyewitness accounts suggest that Marshall struck Tarlov after swerving to avoid a group of pedestrians who were walking in the bike lane. Marshall reportedly yelled a warning at Tarlov, but it was too late and he hit Tarlov, causing the woman to fall,...