"Can someone check the synthesizer? It sounds funny." (photo via Tim Curtis/Robert Moog Foundation)
The Phantom Detective Death on Swift Wings
Yesterday, the team that produced the first solar-powered aircraft that could fly around the clock unveiled its successor, Solar impulse 2, a craft that it hopes will be able to fly around the world. The airplane is a large collection of impressive feats of engineering: it’s large enough to have a wingspan similar to a 747’s, yet it weighs just a bit more than the average automobile (2,300 kg or 5,000 lb).
Yes, this is exactly how science worked in the 50’s, a guy tries to showoff for his girlfriend and then science stuff happens.
Or the government shovels tons O money at you to devise new ways to kill loads of people, one or the other.
Australian behind futuristic Iron Man-style Meta SpaceGlasses says they’re the future of the PC
"The easiest way to think of it is if you’ve seen the movie Iron Man,” says Sand. “He walks around the room and there are holograms and he can pick them up and grab them and manipulate them. That’s what we’re building. And it’s all in a pair of glasses.”
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