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Weather Sensors Mounted on Commercial Airplanes to Provide Ultra-Accurate Weather Forecasts

Up until recently, meteorologists used a combo of ground weather sensors, weather balloons, satellite imagery and computer calculations to determine the current weather conditions and future forecast for your location. AirDat uses wallet-sized sensors, attached to commercial jets, to deliver some of the most accurate weather forecasts ever presented. Covering more ground than ever before, AirDat can deliver specific local ...

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Carnival Fun In Your Own Home

Remember that one summer in Coney Island where you sat down at a boardwalk game, trying to win a prize for your girlfriend? You had to shoot the water into a dude’s face until it a bell went off and little did you know it but you actually had a knack for this game. Now fast forward to today. You’re ...

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New Jet Fuel Made From Pond Scum

Finding new ways to make eco-friendly biofuels is going to be crucial to surviving this whole global warming thing. That’s why it’s so exciting that someone’s figured out how to power jets with alga. A synthetic biology company named Solazyme has figured out how to make jet fuel using oil produced by caged marine microorganisms. Other companies are researching algal ...

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Crazy Waterfall

I don’t know anything about this video and I can’t read Japanese but this video shows some waterfall device shooting out dolphins, letters and all kinds of crazy shit with water jets. Enjoy. Link (Thanks, Dennis!)

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A commercial jet that will get you from D.C. to Tokyo in 2 hours

We all hate long flights. We always wind up sitting next to the vomiting baby whose parents are those people you’ve heard about that need more than one seat to fit comfortably, yet only pay for one, slyly overflowing into your seat. Hypersonic jets might one day make those torturous 20-hour flights pleasant 2-hour jump. Hypersonic jets soar faster then ...

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Maverick Solo Jet, Fly Higher Than Rick James

Have you ever had the impulse to travel at speed’s upwards of Mach .82? If your answer is yes and you have an extra 1.25 million dollars to shell out, consider yourself a modern day Lindberg. The Maverick solo jet is man’s answer to the question “Why can’t human’s fly?”. For a cool lump of change, mankind is now able ...

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