Popular Mechanics
Topographical prominence decides a mountain
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:22:26 +0000

Topographical prominence works on a hypothetical scenario where the sea rises to the peak you're standing on. This video explains.

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Virtual shopping and its technological revolution
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:35:17 +0000

A technological revolution is under way that will fundamentally change the way we buy stuff. Here's a closer look at virtual shopping.

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How to make traditional Japanese sparklers
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:41:10 +0000

YouTuber NightHawkInlight spent 10 years trying to figure out how to make Senko hanabi or Japanese sparklers. Here's how he does it.

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The 3D visualising software behind the stage
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:00:22 +0000

Thanks to some amazing 3D visualising software, a Cape Town duo is changing the way live shows are produced with quality productions.

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Watch America’s 3 heavy bombers fly wing to wing
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:15:28 +0000

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A connected heart could fight atrial fibrillation
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:47:28 +0000

Millions suffer from atrial fibrillation, a quivering heartbeat that can lead to blood clots and risk of a stroke. This trial heralds wireless medicine.

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Inside GEER, NASA’s Venus Machine
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:26:59 +0000

To make sure the expensive machinery survives the mission, scientists have been testing samples in a 14-ton steel tank called the GEER.

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Crown shyness, when trees grow away from each other
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:27:10 +0000

Sometimes trees need some personal space, and will grow leaving space between trees. It's called crown shyness and it creates amazing visual effects.

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Showmax lives in Africa’s largest data centre
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:41:15 +0000

It’s easy to get lost in the largest internet exchange point on the continent, but Showmax, the home-grown video on demand service, is standing out.

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iOS 11 Beta: a return to form
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:54:15 +0000

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