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Solar-Powered Plane Completes Groundbreaking Flight Across the Pacific Ocean

Solar-Powered Plane Completes Groundbreaking Flight Across the Pacific Ocean

A solar-powered airplane completed a groundbreaking flight across the Pacific Ocean last week, breaking several aviation records. The pilots also tested the limits of human endurance, demonstrating the body’s capacity to stay awake and alert for 72 hours. The Solar Impulse 2 touched down in Mountain View California, having completed […]

by January 18, 2017 6 comments Science, Trending, World
How the Rise of Virtual Reality Poses Both Challenges and Possibilities for Humankind

How the Rise of Virtual Reality Poses Both Challenges and Possibilities for Humankind

For years, proponents of virtual reality have proclaimed that the immersive technology – which uses headsets to transport humans into virtual worlds – has life-changing potential. The VR revolution has been a long time coming. Technology companies have been hyping VR devices for the last thirty years. You may not […]

by December 8, 2016 3 comments Trending, World
Google’s Controversial Decision to Honor Yuri Kochiyama With Google Doodle

Google’s Controversial Decision to Honor Yuri Kochiyama With Google Doodle

On May 19, 2016, Google Doodle honored civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama, a Japanese-American who was friends with Malcolm X. Kochiyama is a legendary civil rights activist to many Americans. However, her public endorsement of controversial figures like Che Guevara, Fidel Castro and Osama Bin Laden. Kochiyama was born to […]

by November 20, 2016 8 comments Politics, Trending, World
Tesla Facing Competition, Government Regulations and Unions After Successful Model 3 Launch

Tesla Facing Competition, Government Regulations and Unions After Successful Model 3 Launch

Electric car pioneer Tesla is having an incredibly challenging – and lucrative – 2016. According to Tesla’s Vice President of Business Development Diarmuid O’Connell, the company has taken nearly 400,000 reservations for its Model 3. That impressive number was achieved without drivers being able to test-drive the vehicle and without […]

by November 18, 2016 8 comments Politics, Trending
Google’s Food Trends Surveys Predict What Will Be On Your Plate in 2016

Google’s Food Trends Surveys Predict What Will Be On Your Plate in 2016

Google has released their 2016 Food Trends Report, which relies on analysis of searched terms to determine what is hip and trendy and what is yesterday’s news in food. Google looked at two years’ worth of data in order to see the big picture about how American palettes are changing. […]

by May 6, 2016 5 comments Food, Science, Trending
Google’s Project Loon Aims to Change the World – One Balloon at a Time

Google’s Project Loon Aims to Change the World – One Balloon at a Time

“Almost the entire world is connected to the internet.” If you live in Europe or North America, then you will probably agree with that sentiment. Who in the world doesn’t actually have internet in 2016? The answer may be surprising. According to the United Nations, 4.2 billion people do not […]

by April 5, 2016 3 comments Science, World