Water into Blood, Boils, Frogs, Hail, Thunder, Lice, Darkness, Locusts, UberX Drivers. When I opened my Uber app this morning, the mass availability of UberX vehicles looked like a swarm of bugs attacking my city. And that’s by design. Wired’s Marcus Wohlsen on Uber’s brilliant strategy to make itself too big to ban.

+ Transformers: Age of Extinction may not be garnering any critical acclaim, but it is providing a master class is economics. Here’s some more evidence supporting that claim: The movie just became China’s number one film of all time.

+ AMC is installing reclining seats to try to get you to come back to theater.