Monthly Archives: August 2016

Your Next Pickup Truck Will Be A Car

At the dawn of the new millennium Chevrolet had an epiphany: “People love pickups but don’t really use them.” So it lopped off the back of an SUV and created the Avalanche; a vehicle with trucky pretenses but Suburban practicality. … Continue reading

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The Power Egg is unlike any drone you’ve ever flown before

Normally, when you think “quadcopter”, you think of the standard block-shaped mass of propellers, struts and landing gear. But nothing says they have to look that way. In fact, one drone company from China is taking a radically different approach … Continue reading

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World’s longest aircraft takes its first flight

That aircraft you see above may look more than a little odd, but it just made history… and it might be the future of flight. Hybrid Air Vehicles has successfully flown the Airlander 10, a long-endurance airplane/airship hybrid billed as … Continue reading

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Smart Tactile Paving – Traffic lights for smartphone addicts

Using smartphones while walking on crowded city streets is not a good idea. All of us know it, but still risk using our phones while crossing streets. Games like Pokemon Go have increased the risk quotient even more in the … Continue reading

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9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought experiments with downright disturbing implications. See them all by following the link here: 9 Philosophical Thought … Continue reading

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Deep Space Industries plans to land on an asteroid by 2020

This week, asteroid mining company Deep Space Industries announced detailed plans to launch the first private mission to an asteroid by 2020. The California-based company plans to build a successor to its Prospector-X test craft called Prospector–1, which will land … Continue reading

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Many recent rash of Ransom-ware attacks lately

There are a recent rash of Ransom-ware attacks lately. In all honesty there is no 100% solution to keep from being hacked. However, here are just a few things to keep in mind. It’s like having a car alarm. It won’t keep … Continue reading

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