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Saturday November 18, 2017 @ 05:36:33 AM mt

Emirates unveils Mercedes-inspired Boeing 777 private suites



Emirates Airline has taken the wraps off the multi-million dollar upgrade of its Boeing 777 fleet, which takes its interior design cues from the Mercedes-Benz S-Class motor cars. Boasting fully enclosed private suites in First class, the new look was created in collaboration with Boeing, Rockwell Collins interior systems, Panasonic, Jacques Pierre Jean Design studio and Seattle-based design firm Teague and has newly-designed seats and upgraded inflight entertainment systems in all cabins.

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Saturday November 18, 2017 @ 01:11:54 AM mt

Tesla reveals insanely fast next-gen Roadster



At at Tesla launch event last night, a surprise popped out of its upcoming electric semi-truck as Elon Musk announced the resurrection of the car that started it all the Tesla Roadster. Based on prototype performance, the next generation Roadster is on track to zoom from 0-60 mph in under 2 seconds, have a top speed of 250\+ mph and a single charge range of 620 miles.

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Saturday November 18, 2017 @ 01:11:53 AM mt

The Tesla Semi electric truck exceeds the hype



The much-awaited reveal of the Tesla Semi electric truck took place in Hawthorne, California, in typical Elon Musk style. Speculation prior to the presentation was substantially exceeded with its claimed range well beyond the 300 miles (500 km) expected and acceleration figures that place the unladen tractor unit in sports car territory.

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Saturday November 18, 2017 @ 01:11:53 AM mt

Scandinavian-inspired teardrop trailer blurs the lines between indoors and out



Teardrop trailers are a nice compromise for those that want to spend a lot of time outdoors but prefer a little extra nighttime comfort while there. Simple, spartan interiors keep you motivated to get outside and stay there the whole day and tailgate galleys force you to cook under the sky. But at night, you enjoy the softness of a mattress and the security of four walls - no leaking or flapping tent fabric or poking rocks and twigs to deal with. Canadian start-up Droplet further enhances this mix of indoor-outdoor living, offering a teardrop with large, wide doors and picture windows to keep you connected with the outdoors even while you're in bed.

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Friday November 17, 2017 @ 04:15:11 PM mt

Airlander 10 to start flying higher faster and farther



Airlander 10, the world's largest aircraft, performed its sixth test flight early this Friday morning. What made the occasion special was the fact that it was the first in a second phase of test flights, that will see the aircraft going higher, faster and farther than ever before.

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Friday November 17, 2017 @ 04:15:10 PM mt

SureFly octocopter to make first manned flight in January



It was back in June that we first heard about Workhorse's SureFly, a carbon fiber-bodied octocopter designed to carry two people. Well, if everything works out, it will be making its first manned flight on Jan. 8th in Las Vegas, ahead of the CES trade show where it will be on static display.

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Friday November 17, 2017 @ 04:15:10 PM mt

Invasive clams tracked by their DNA



The sooner that you know an invasive species is present in your local environment, the better the chances that you can control it before it becomes unmanageable. It was with this in mind that researchers from the University of Illinois recently detected the presence of a species of invasive freshwater clam, by looking for its cast-off DNA in lake water.

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Friday November 17, 2017 @ 09:47:37 AM mt

Groover e-scooter pops its handlebars for easy charging



Electric kick scooters are 10 for a penny these days, with everything from fat-tired rollers to odd-looking tubular creations making eyes at your wallet. Even big names like Peugeot and BMW have muscled into the party. Austria's Groover has something a little different on offer though, a kick scooter that has its battery cells in the steering column. This can be popped out between rides for charging convenience.

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Friday November 17, 2017 @ 06:23:08 AM mt

Tesla reveals insanely fast next gen Roadster



At at Tesla launch event last night, a surprise popped out of its upcoming electric semi-truck as Elon Musk announced the resurrection of the car that started it all the Tesla Roadster. Based on prototype performance, the next generation Roadster is on track to zoom from 0-60 mph in under 2 seconds, have a top speed of 250\+ mph and a single charge range of 620 miles.

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Friday November 17, 2017 @ 06:23:08 AM mt

Pyramid-shaped glazed roof lets home owners enjoy 360 degree views



It may not hold a candle to its forbears in Egypt, but the Pyramid House, by VOID Architecture, does boast some additions that even the most powerful pharaoh couldn't dream of. The home is topped by a glazed conservatory that offers excellent views of the landscape, while internet-connected systems provide remote control of heating and lighting.

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