Daily Archives: October 3, 2017

Guitars, 3D Printing, and Other Surprising Stuff You Can Get for Free From the Library

You probably know that your local library offers not just books, but also DVDs, CDs, magazines, streaming movies, and ebooks. But it might also offer some more surprising physical items. The best way to find out what’s on offer is … Continue reading

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All 3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Affected in Catastrophic Breach

The Yahoo breach was already considered to be the largest known hack of user data when it was counted at 1 billion affected accounts. Now, that record-breaking breach has tripled in size. All Yahoo accounts were affected by a catastrophic … Continue reading

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NASA tries an inflatable room on the space station, likes it

reader comments 0 NASA astronaut Kate Rubins inspects the Bigelow Aerospace Expandable Activity Module. It originally was designed for two years on-station, but it may now last for five more years. NASA Astronauts Peggy Whitson, left, and Thomas Pesquet, inside … Continue reading

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Uber Knew Its Self-Driving Guru Had Taken Google Trade Secrets

The blockbuster legal battle between Uber and Google’s self-driving spinoff company, Waymo, hinges on two questions. One: Did former Google engineer and self-driving car whiz Anthony Levandowski swipe documents containing valuable Google intellectual property and bring them to his own … Continue reading

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Honda’s disaster recovery robot can climb ladders

The disaster response team of the future could be made up of an army of cheery orange robots, according to Honda. The company has unveiled a working prototype of its E2-DR disaster response robot — first revealed in an R&D … Continue reading

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Parrot’s Mambo FPV puts you in the mini-cockpit

With its cannon and claw accessories, last year’s Mambo drone from Parrot was more a toy than a photography tool. The latest version of the mini drone looks to be at least more fun, if not more useful, than its … Continue reading

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Tesla has only produced 260 Model 3s so far

Tesla delivered its first batch of Model 3s to their owners at the end of July and production was supposed to steadily ramp up during the following months. Elon Musk predicted that around 100 cars would be produced in August, … Continue reading

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