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Cornell's Robotic Ranger Walks 40.5 Miles On A Single Charge To Set A New World Record
Ranger, a bipedal robot built by engineers at Cornell's University sets a new world record by walking 40.5 miles on a single battery charge without stopping. The previous record was 14.3 miles, set by the same r0bot last year. Ranger set the record last week after completing 308 laps around university's Barton Hall...
Singapore Makes Plans to 3D Print Public Housing
In a world of economic scarcity, public housing has become essential for sheltering our species' most vulnerable populations. Interestingly, the island city-state of Sinagpore having a unique approach to public housing, with 80% of the resident population living in government buildings and, more than that, the small nation implemented some...
This Supersonic Ninja Star-Shaped Plane Can Fly Sideways
You think you know how planes should be designed? The common formula has been two wings, a cockpit, a tail, and throw some engines on there to be safe, then you should be able to fly forward fairly well. Now NASA is throwing a wrench into the mix with...
This Airbus A350 Formation Flight Video Is The Best Thing You'll See All Day 1
The latest promotional video by Airbus for a new set of commercial jets seems to have caught the attention of plenty. It demonstrates a total of five of these commercial planes, each one being the A350 XWB, flying extremely close to one another. These 'family flights' had been tested in September...
The Nobel Prizes in Chemistry and Physics Awarded 1
It's the greatest honour in it's respective field. The Nobel Prize in each of its five categories is the crowning glory of a career. A couple of days ago the awards for Chemistry and Physics were given out. CHEMISTRY Eric Betzig of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in the US, Stefan...
World's Fastest Processor IBM z196 Clocks 5.2 GHz 1
Remember when a 1.4GHz processor was deemed the world's fastest?Don't blink!!! if you do, you may miss IBM's new  5.2 GHz processor. IBM is claiming that the chip within IBM's new zEnterprise clocks in at 5.2GHz, making it the world's fastest microprocessor. We're sure this claim could be challenged on multiple fronts,...
Russia Plans to use Nukes to Fly to Mars in 45 Days
Last week, their national nuclear corporation Rosatom announced it is building a nuclear engine that will reach Mars in a month and a half-with fuel to burn for the trip home. Both countries prematurely quashed their nuclear thermal propulsion programs. "A nuclear contraption should not be too far off, not too...
Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the World 1
The world is a beautiful place in more ways than one.With the number of people living on earth growing exponential, there’s no room for cities to expand on the ground, especially in the big overcrowded areas, and that’s why architects are planning many ways of expanding through the air. No, we’re...
Mind-Reading Invention Let's You Type With Your Brain
Ever get into an argument with a loved one because you couldn't just read their minds? Well, apparently a group of Researchers at Universiteit Maastricht's Faculty of Psychology & Neuroscience Department of Neurocognition have had enough because they have invented a system that translates thoughts into letters. All humor aside,...
Facebook To Provide Free Internet Around The World Using Solar-powered Drones 1
It sucks to be without internet in the modern day and age, right? In times we live in, internet disconnection for mere seconds alone can account for sudden mood swings. Are you one of the unlucky folks who face recurring internet disconnections or, worse, have no access to internet...

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