Daily Archives: December 7, 2018

I Have a Few Questions About This Bacon Vending Machine

https://gizmodo.com/i-have-a-few-questions-about-this-bacon-vending-machine-1830943279 It’s come to our attention that the Ohio State University now features a bacon vending machine. The technology was installed in the Animal Sciences Building at the university’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, and it dispenses servings … Continue reading

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Helmet-Cam Footage Of A Cyclist Finishing The World’s Longest Urban Downhill Course

https://geekologie.com/2018/12/helmet-cam-footage-of-a-cyclist-finishin.php This is a video from the helmet-cam of cyclist Rémy Métailler as he attacks the Guinness World Record holding longest urban downhill track, which snakes its way through Commune 13 of Medellín, Colombia. The track measures a total of … Continue reading

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World’s First Insect Vaccine Could Help Bees Fight Off Deadly Disease

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/12/07/674587061/worlds-first-insect-vaccine-could-help-bees-fight-off-deadly-disease?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Researchers say they’ve found a way to let queen bees pass on immunity to a devastating disease called American foulbrood. The infectious disease is so deadly, many states and beekeeping groups recommend burning any hive that’s been infected. Here, … Continue reading

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Six Pediatricians Ate LEGO Minifig Heads To Calm Parents’ Concerns About Their Kids Eating Small Toys

https://geekologie.com/2018/12/six-pediatricians-ate-lego-minifig-heads.php Mmmm, so many snacks to choose from! In a recent study published in the Journal Of Pediatrics And Child Health, which includes both SHAT (Stool Consistency And Travel) and FART (Found And Retrieved Time) scores, six pediatricians each recently … Continue reading

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Even self-driving leader Waymo is struggling to reach full autonomy

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1423711 2 with 2 posters participating The Wednesday rollout of Waymo One, Waymo’s commercial self-driving taxi service, falls far short of expectations the company itself set earlier in the year. In late September, a Waymo spokeswoman told Ars by email … Continue reading

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How SpaceX Launched 64 Satellites Into Orbit on a Falcon 9

https://www.wired.com/story/the-spacex-clown-car-launch-actually-workedheres-how A few years ago, a company called Spaceflight had a wacky plan. The plan, in the words of CEO Curt Blake, was “Let’s buy a Falcon!” Not, like, the bird of prey. Like the big SpaceX rocket that, similar … Continue reading

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Why 5G Hype Is Out of Control This Week

https://gizmodo.com/why-5g-hype-is-out-of-control-this-week-1830917002 Is it really though?Photo: Qualcomm This week, we’ve been assaulted with a barrage of 5G “news” and announcements, but without a real good reason for why things are happening now. Companies like Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, and others have been … Continue reading

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