Daily Archives: April 20, 2012

From Engadget: Cadillac road tests self-driving Super Cruise tech, could hit highways by mid-decade

If the standard options on the Cadillac XTS or ATS sedan just aren’t enough to get you to pull the trigger, perhaps this will. GM and some fellow researchers are road testing Super Cruise self-driving technology in hopes of making … Continue reading

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From Popular Science – New Technology, Science News, The Future Now: Pumping Gas Into Commercial Airliners

Full Service Jets consume 320 million gallons of fuel every day, worldwide. Someone has to pump it. Benedict Redgrove At London’s Heathrow, which moves more international passengers than any other airport, the fuel jockeys of the Aircraft Service International Group … Continue reading

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From Technology Review RSS Feeds: If You Have a Smart Phone, Anyone Can Now Track Your Every Move

Navizon I.T.S. makes it easy to pinpoint Wi-Fi devices anywhere its listening nodes are installed. Location services company Navizon has a new system, called Navizon I.T.S., that could allow tracking of visitors in malls, museums, offices, factories, secured areas and … Continue reading

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From Gizmodo: Mammoth Turbine Blimp Takes Flight [Video]

We recently caught wind of the high-flying turbine blimps that could cut our energy costs by up to 65 percent. Now we get to see a prototype of this glorious feat of human engineering in action. This is not science … Continue reading

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From Gizmodo: Watching Kids Narrate Planet Earth Is the Most Adorable Thing [Video]

David Attenborough or Sigourney Weaver narrating Planet Earth? Snooze. Okay, not really but they’re definitely not as adorable as these kids narrating Planet Earth. You’ll hear about cheeseburgers, watch a headphone struggle and see creative ways to pronounce ‘David Attenborough’. … Continue reading

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From Lifehacker: Monitor Your Air Quality with a Cheap Sensor and an Arduino [DIY]

If you have allergies than you’ve likely considered picking up an air quality sensor for you house at some point. However, a good air quality monitor will run you upwards of $290. DIYer Chris decided to make one for himself … Continue reading

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From New Scientist – Online News: Green Machine: Undersea air bags store wind power

Inflatable bladders anchored to the sea floor could store excess energy in the form of compressed air, helping to make wind power more reliable from New Scientist – Online News

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