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US Marines are testing a plywood drone
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:00:38 +0000

A new plywood drone concept could lead to a cheap and disposable way to resupply Marines in hostile territory.

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New Google Earth is the ultimate virtual guide to our world
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:00:28 +0000

Explore your planet in a new way with the release of a reimagined version of Google Earth.

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Kaskawulsh river is flowing in the wrong direction
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 07:50:42 +0000

Climate change has a sent the Kaskawulsh river in the Canadian Yukon flowing the opposite direction. This is "the less anticipated shifts”.

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MasterCard creates biometric card
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:19:36 +0000

The credit card provider Mastercard unveiled a payment card in South Africa featuring a biometric fingerprint scanner.

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Who hid this gold inside a piano?
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:14:47 +0000

British officials say they've been unable to trace the rightful heirs to a trove of gold coins found stashed inside a piano and worth a "life-changing" amount of money.

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Sunlight-powered device turns air into drinking water
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:08:40 +0000

Our atmosphere is a large water source that's largely been untapped. But now it could serve as the go-to source for drinking water.

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AeroMobil’s flying-car is available for pre-order
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:53:59 +0000

AeroMobil is presenting their fully functional flying-car at the Top Marques car show.

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One reader will win a Bosch PLR 50 C worth R2 199
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:25:04 +0000

The Bosch PLR 50 C Laser Measure allows DIY enthusiasts to measure lengths, heights, distances, and angles with millimetre accuracy, making this laser measure a multi-functional tool designed especially for the DIY market. The Bosch PLR 50 C allows for precise measurement of distances up to 50 m by utilising laser technology. The Bluetooth connection...

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Üo scooter rides like a Segway, floats like a cloud
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:49:00 +0000

The Üo wants to be your next generation scooter. This rideable is said to be like a Segway but riding feels like you're floating.

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One reader will win a Canon Maxify MB2140 printer worth R2 000
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:28:18 +0000

The latest range of printers include models with paper capacity of 500 sheets, as well as high-yield XL ink tanks, producing up to 1,200 black-and-white pages (MB2140) before cartridges need to be replaced. This reduces the frequency in which cartridges need to be changed, which in turn reduces printer downtime and increases operational efficiency. From...

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