"Mostly I saw myself looking back. A gelatinous version of me, anyway, full of rage and empty calories. I was hiding in the car as they marched by. He looked up at me, as if he knew. As if he had my memories and recognized the car. We looked eyes - or what I at least think were his eyes, it's kind of hard to tell, he was admittedly a bit deformed and didn't come out as 1-to-1 as I had maybe thought. He never let on to his troops. He just kept marching. As soon as the coast was clear, I turned on the ignition and sped away."
-- From "World War Gummi," Diary entry dated March 22nd, 20XX
Stories of the day:
- FCC chairman Julius Genachowski announcing plan to step down on Friday
- Major security hole allows Apple passwords to be reset with only email address, date of birth
- Pepsi attempts to make its bottle more iconic with first redesign in 16 years
Today's 90 Seconds on The Verge was written by Ross Miller. All production magic is credited to John Lagomarsino.