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Making the Ethical Smartphone: How Fairphone Aims to Save the Planet

January 31, 2017

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Smartphones have no sustainable upgrade path and their construction creates lots of problems, from slave labour to environmental pollution. Step up Fairphone to save the day. Since the advent of the smartphone, handheld computing has become second nature. We carry these devices with us everywhere and rarely give a second thought to how they are […]

Forget Flying Cars because Passenger Drones are the Future of Air Travel

January 29, 2017

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In the July 1924 issue of Popular Science, “Ace of Aces” fighter pilot E.V. Rickenbacker told readers to expect “Flying Autos in 20 Years.” Rickenbacker’s flying car would have retractable 12.5-foot wings, a sea-worthy hull and wheels to cruise America’s growing network of highways. Ninety-three years later, personal cars remain land-bound. Read More via Forget flying […]

Ultimate Travel Buzz: Working with Wild Animals and Conservation Projects

January 15, 2017

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Safaris are often top of people’s wishlist of travel experiences. Seeing wild animals in their native habitat is close to the ultimate buzz. So why not try your hand at conservation and help secure a future for wild species. When water is scarce, water tanks at the camps attract wildlife. Some species clearly have a […]

Impressive – SpaceX lands its Falcon 9 Rocket on a Drone Ship

January 15, 2017

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SpaceX successfully recovered its first stage Falcon 9 rocket during a launch on Saturday, marking the 7th rocket recovered overall, and the first one for this drone landing barge

Beastgrip dramatically improves smartphone video with depth of field adapter — TechCrunch

January 8, 2017

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Beastgrip is about to launch a Depth of Field adapter that makes it possible to use high-end SLR lenses with your smartphone.

CES2017: Really Fast 3D Printing for Large Builds — Hackaday

January 8, 2017

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About a year ago, Autodesk showed off one of the most innovative filament printers in recent memory. Project Escher is your basic Cartesian filament printer, but with a twist: it has five heads.

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