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Porsche 911 GT3 RS dominates Nürburgring with sub-7-minute lap - Roadshow

It's only the third production Porsche model to break into the 6s.

Fri 20 Apr 18 from CNET

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Researchers achieve HD video streaming at 10,000 times lower power

Wearable cameras such as Snap Spectacles promise to share videos of live concerts or surgeries instantaneously with the world. But because these cameras must use smaller batteries to stay lightweight ...

Thu 19 Apr 18 from TechXplore

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Zaha Hadid Architects goes back to school with robot-made classrooms

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has unveiled plans for a new primary school. Consisting of large vaulted structures that promise a pleasant and daylight-filled learning environment, the ...

Fri 20 Apr 18 from Gizmag

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Stir-stick-sparing Stircle spins up your coffee

Chances are, you probably don't use many stir sticks at home. Coffee shops, however, go through a great deal of the things on a daily basis. Inventor Scott Amron didn't like the thought ...

Thu 19 Apr 18 from Gizmag

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Footage of an purple beams and UFOs in Phoenix spark conspiracy theories 

The live stream was recorded above a mountain range outside Phoenix, It appears to show an unusual purple beam reaching down from the heavens.

Fri 20 Apr 18 from Daily Mail

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FlyJacket: Upper-body exoskeleton turns focus on drones

A drone you can control with your body? You guessed it. The technology at play is in the form of an exosuit. A Swiss team stepped up to the challenge of making one to do just that.

Fri 20 Apr 18 from TechXplore

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Why traffic accidents with cyclists are becoming increasingly more common

The bicycle is a cheap and ecological vehicle, and it is also a healthy transportation option. The number of cyclists in cities has increased in recent years, and so has the accident rate. A ...

Fri 20 Apr 18 from Medical Xpress

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Your next pilot could be drone software

Would you get on a plane that didn't have a human pilot in the cockpit? Half of air travelers surveyed in 2017 said they would not, even if the ticket was cheaper. Modern pilots do such a good ...

Thu 19 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Flight paths of bees and cuckoos could bring savings to airlines

The flight routes of passenger aircraft are generally well established. In practice, unforeseen factors, mainly related to the weather, often force pilots to cover more kilometres than anticipated. ...

Thu 19 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Airliners may soon be fitted with BIDETS: Posh loo design for commercial aircraft unveiled 

The Revolution Premium Bidet has been designed by French-based cabin interiors manufacturer Zodiac Airspace and was unveiled at the annual Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg.

Wed 18 Apr 18 from Daily Mail

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