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Some Of World's Smartest Students Tested Pods On SpaceX Hyperloop Track

This past weekend was the first of two competitions , where the team's Hyperloop prototype was judged on a variety of different factors, including speed. Delft University had previously won the Pod Innovation Award. Badgerloop got its wish when, after delivering remarks at the competition, Musk toured the various teams' booths and took the opportunity to sit in the Badgerloop pod. Continua a leggere...

Delft University Wins SpaceX Hyperloop Competition

Delft University Wins SpaceX Hyperloop Competition Although WARR went home with the fastest pod award, exceeding speeds of 90 km/h, Delft went home with the higest overall score and the construction awards. SpaceX said that based on the "high-quality submissions and overwhelming enthusiasm surrounding the competition", it's planning a second installment of the contest - Hyperloop Pod Competition II - for later this year. Continua a leggere...

Amazon reef revealed in fantastic underwater pictures

Amazon reef revealed in fantastic underwater pictures Mr. Asp says that his team now wants to map the system. Asp and his colleagues discovered the Amazon Reef, which ranges from approximately 82-393 feet (25-120 meters) deep, while searching for a submarine launched from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza off the coast of Brazil. Continua a leggere...

Officials To Discuss Decades-Old Slaying Of Righteous Brothers Singer's Ex-Wife

Her murder would remain Hermosa Beach's longest-running cold case, detectives said in 2009, when they renewed their plea to the public for any witnesses to come forward, the Associated Press reported then . The use of familial DNA emerged over the past decade as a way for investigators to search for "close-to-perfect matches" among relatives of a convict, The Washington Post reported in 2008. Continua a leggere...

Our anus-less ancestor

Our anus-less ancestor It wiggled around in the mud with its bilaterally symmetrical body, which it passed on to all of its descendants, and engulfed food with its huge mouth. In another paper, researchers reported on the discovery of another type of tiny animal fossil from the late Cambrian. These, the scientists suggest, might have allowed the water that it swallowed to escape and so might have been a very early versi... Continua a leggere...

British Government Rejects Calls to Cancel Trump's State Visit

However, days after the PM visited Washington, Donald Trump signed an executive order suspending the refugee programme and barring people from seven mostly Muslim countries from entering the country for 90 days. The "Muslim ban" affects those born in Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. It has become the second most popular petition ever on the parliamentary website, after one ... Continua a leggere...

Madison team wins Innovation Award in Hyperloop competition

In the end, only three of the 30 teams in the competition were able to actually launch their pods on the test track, which highlights the extreme difficulty of the technical and engineering challenges the student teams faced as they attempted to design and build pods for an entirely new mode of transportation. Continua a leggere...

Russian Federation grounds Proton space rockets because of faulty engines

The crash destroyed 2.6 tons of food, fuel, and other supplies bound for the ISS. There have been reports that the engines were recalled because workers had replaced some parts with shoddy components during construction. "Voronezh Mechanical Plant will receive economic aid for technical re-equipment", Rogozin said on Twitter. The Roscosmos committee found that the cause of the fire was a "possible... Continua a leggere...

Vice President Mike Pence will speak at the March for Life

Vice President Mike Pence will speak at the March for Life In years past, the March for Life - which takes place on or near January 22 to mark the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Unlike last weekend's Women's March, which drew throngs of sudden activists to Washington and other cities to demonstrate for women's rights, Friday's March for Life is an annual ritual for women on the opposite side of the spectrum, those who wa... Continua a leggere...

Allow refugees entry into the US, UN agencies tell Trump

Allow refugees entry into the US, UN agencies tell Trump The UN refugee agency said Monday it was "alarmed" by the consequences of US President Donald Trump's order barring refugee arrivals, describing those targeted as "anxious, confused and heartbroken". taking in roughly 63 million refugees. "The reality is that the U.S. refugee resettlement program saves lives. while helping to ensure the safety of our country", she said. Continua a leggere...

Silicon Valley Elites Lash Out over Trump's Temporary Halt on Refugees

Silicon Valley Elites Lash Out over Trump's Temporary Halt on Refugees Microsoft Chief Executive who was born in India, said the company will continue to be an advocate on the issue. Theresa May's government, which was slow to condemn the executive order, has rejected these calls . Tim Cook said, in an email sent to staff , that Trump's order "is not a policy we support". "Our HR, Legal and Security teams are in contact with them, and Apple will do everythin... Continua a leggere...

Mobile is brightening up Tax Season with savings on sales tax

I remember the days when T-Mobile's coverage couldn't even give me 3G in my area, but within four years or so, there's LTE, and it's significantly cheaper and more straightforward than other carriers. The Un-carrier recently introduced plans with taxes and monthly fees all included (take note, Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint), and it's offering $150 for each line you switch to T-Mobile ONE up to 12 li... Continua a leggere...

Bobcat Missing at DC's National Zoo

Bobcat Missing at DC's National Zoo The Zoo says keepers routinely check all of the animals first thing in the morning. Animal care staff immediately searched for her, but she has not been found. The bobcat is named " Ollie " and she's wild-born and nearly seven years old, and weighs 25 pounds. Good luck catching her even if you ignore this advice: As the zoo's own page about bobcats notes, bobcats can run as fast as 30 miles per ... Continua a leggere...

49ers hire John Lynch to be Kyle Shanahan's GM in San Francisco

49ers hire John Lynch to be Kyle Shanahan's GM in San Francisco John Lynch's path to the 49ers general manager job was blazed 16 years ago in similar fashion by Matt Millen , who weighed in Monday with thoughts and advice. However, Lynch did go to Stanford so there is obviously some brains to work with and he was once a player, so knowing talent when you see it is the biggest pro that 49ers fans can hope for. Continua a leggere...

Akalis, BJP, Congress colluding against AAP, says Kejriwal

Akalis, BJP, Congress colluding against AAP, says Kejriwal He indicated this development as a very unsafe signal for peace in Punjab . He said Capt Singh and Badal family were responsible for bringing drugs to Punjab and using the narcotics to woo the voters, adding that Punjab assembly election was being contested on drug and illegal mining issues. Continua a leggere...

Trump, Putin Talk About Stabilizing Ties, Cooperating in Syria

But the statement did say both parties "stressed the importance of rebuilding mutually beneficial trade", which, the Kremlin said , could aid the development of relations in other areas. Mr. Trump has previously criticised the nuclear agreement that was negotiated with Iran by the US, China, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Russian Federation. Continua a leggere...

Nintendo Switch farà giocare otto utenti con una sola cartuccia in locale?

Nintendo Switch farà giocare otto utenti con una sola cartuccia in locale? Di certo l'hype è tanto specie per le sue potenzialità in mobilità che potrebbero renderla la console da gioco portatile perfetta per tutti. In Italia, sul sito Amazon .it la console è tornata nuovamente disponibile al preorder, in entrambe le versioni, dopo un periodo sold-out settimana scorsa. Continua a leggere...

White House hints at including Pakistan in immigration ban list

White House hints at including Pakistan in immigration ban list Priebus, once again, contradicted himself, saying, "First of all, the order is not affecting green card holders moving forward". The Department of Homeland Security said the court ruling would not affect the overall implementation of the White House order and affected a relatively small number of travellers inconvenienced by security procedures. Continua a leggere...

Federal judge blocks Trump immigration ban nationwide

Federal judge blocks Trump immigration ban nationwide Lawyers for two Iraqis who had been granted visas to enter the USA have filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and the United States government after they were detained when they arrived in New York Friday. "Most of those people were moved out", he said. "We are against this stance from the new administration", Laban said, adding: "We hope that the American administration will rethin... Continua a leggere...

Starbucks unveils chatbot app for ordering

My Starbucks® barista, is powered by groundbreaking Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the Starbucks® Mobile App. Starbucks customers who long for a jolt of caffeine but don't want to bother swiping through the company's mobile app menu can now place their orders remotely by voice. Continua a leggere...


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