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Google Is Developing An Army Of Delivery Drones To Take Over The World

Google Is Developing An Army Of Delivery Drones To Take Over The World

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Google has announced a program developing an army of flying drones that will deliver packages to people’s homes. The program, known as “Project Wing,” will compete with Amazon’s drone fleet, which is already carrying out test-runs to customers of the online store. Exactly what Google’s drones will be delivering is unclear because, aside from Google […]

New App Revealing Companies’ Political Donations May Ruin Your Favorite Snacks

New App Revealing Companies’ Political Donations May Ruin Your Favorite Snacks

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You’ll never have to worry about unknowingly fueling your political enemies again thanks to BuyPartisan, an app that shows you where food companies make political donations. Once the app is accessed, simply scan the barcode of a supermarket item and data from the Center for Responsive Politics, the Institute for State Money in Politics and […]

The World’s Most Powerful Rocket Plans To Have Humans On Mars By 2021

The World’s Most Powerful Rocket Plans To Have Humans On Mars By 2021

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The world’s most powerful rocket has been cleared for development, and NASA officials believe it will put humans on Mars within the next 20 years. According to Space Industry News, NASA announced on Wednesday that the Space Launch System (SLS) will take a test flight by November 2018, carrying an unmanned spacecraft beyond Earth’s orbit. NASA […]

Google Is Developing An Army Of Delivery Drones To Take Over The World
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Google Is Developing An Army Of Delivery Drones To Take Over The World

Google has announced a program developing an army of flying drones that will deliver packages to people’s homes. The program, known as “Project Wing,” will compete with Amazon’s drone fleet, which is already carrying out test-runs to customers of the online store. Exactly what Google’s drones will be delivering is unclear because, aside from Google […]
Indiana University Is Investing $1 Million In Studying Internet Memes Because It’s 2014
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Indiana University Is Investing $1 Million In Studying Internet Memes Because It’s 2014

Actual Advice Mallard would not recommend analyzing memes too much. The National Science Foundation gave Indiana University just under $1 million devoted to the study of memes and Internet culture. The project, called Truthy, attempts to analyze how, and why, information spreads online. The University released the following statement explaining the nature of the project: […]

Uber Is Using Some Pretty Shady Tactics To Steal Lyft Drivers, And It’s Been Working
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Uber Is Using Some Pretty Shady Tactics To Steal Lyft Drivers, And It’s Been Working

Car service Uber was accused earlier this month of deliberately ordering and canceling over 5,000 rides from competitor Lyft, which the San Francisco-based startup immediately denied. But now an Uber contractor has come forward to the Verge to reveal that Lyft’s suspicions of sabotage were spot on. And Uber isn’t just stealing Lyft’s business; it’s stealing […]

An Army Of Robotic Falcons Will Soon Be Taking Over Our Skies To Scare Other Birds
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An Army Of Robotic Falcons Will Soon Be Taking Over Our Skies To Scare Other Birds

Falcons are pretty frightening, and no animal is more wary of them than their fellow bird. Dutch entrepreneur Nico Nijenhuis, 27, has created a robotic version of the fearsome creature, which he hopes to market towards businesses that need to keep other birds far away. Nijenhuis’s company, called Clear Flight Solutions, is testing both robot […]

Instagram’s New Video App Will Practically Make You A Professional Filmmaker
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Instagram’s New Video App Will Practically Make You A Professional Filmmaker

Instagram is about to change the way you see the world, one video at a time. The successful app’s free new venture will allow users to manipulate home videos into long tracking shots similar to the kinds seen in professional films. According to Wired, Hyperlapse uses the smartphone’s internal gyroscope to stabilize video content. Hyperlapse, […]