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About peterjang73

A nerdy father of two, a husband of a beautiful and understanding wife, an engineer who loves anime and tinkering with PCs and games, but most of all, loves God.

Nissan Leaf 2.0 is best selling electric car in Europe

https://www.treehugger.com/cars/nissan-leaf-20-best-selling-electric-car-europe.html It’s interesting. As the very happy owner of a used Nissan Leaf, I expected to see many more of them on the road once the longer range 2.0 model was revealed. After all, 150 miles of range (compared to … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Teaching Helicopters to Fly Themselves

https://www.wired.com/story/sikorsky-self-flying-helicopter-sara In the early hours of January 11, 2000, US Coast Guard helicopter pilot Mark Ward responded to a distress call from a ship taking on water, caught in a Nor’easter off the North Carolina coast. Battling 70-mph winds and … Continue reading

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Hyperloop TT will build a track in China

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/18/hyperloop-transportation-technologies-china/ Hyperloop Transportation Technologies The Hyperloop race is much of a political battle as it is a technical one, with companies grabbing territory like players starting a game of Risk. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, the crowdsourced enterprise that has lagged behind … Continue reading

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Whale Of A Plane: Airbus BelugaXL Makes Maiden Flight

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/19/630407159/whale-of-a-plane-airbus-belugaxl-makes-maiden-flight?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news The Airbus BelugaXL, built to transport large aircraft pieces, took off on Thursday for its maiden flight at France’s Toulouse-Blagnac Airport. A. Tchaikovsky/Airbus hide caption toggle caption A. Tchaikovsky/Airbus The Airbus BelugaXL, built to transport large aircraft pieces, took … Continue reading

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Alabama student walks 20 miles to work; impressed boss gives him a car

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/07/18/alabama-student-walks-20-miles-to-work-boss-gifts-him-a-car/ A lot of things can go wrong on the first day at any new job. But as first-day work fiascoes go, Walter Carr has everyone beat when it comes to one wild idea, a lot of perseverance, and some … Continue reading

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Jet Engines Strapped to Feet Going at 103.4 MPH! [Video]

https://www.geeksaresexy.net/2018/07/18/jet-engines-strapped-to-feet-going-at-103-4-mph-video/ Jet Engines Strapped to Feet Going at 103.4 MPH! [Video] VIDEO So apparently, the Green Goblin from Spider-Man is real! Featuring the Flyboard Air, a jet-powered hoverboard that can go at up to around 100 miles per hour! [DevinSuperTramp] … Continue reading

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This Folding Robotic Device Captures Delicate Sea Creatures Without Crushing Them

https://gizmodo.com/this-folding-robotic-device-captures-delicate-sea-creat-1827666922 RAD in action in Monterey Canyon.GIF: Teoh et al., Sci. Robot. 3, eaat5276 2018/Gizmodo Our oceans are home to a diverse array of aquatic organisms, a surprising number of which have yet to be discovered. To help in the … Continue reading

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