Archive for December, 2014

How the Wreckage of AirAsia 8501 Will Tell Us What Went Wrong

How the Wreckage of AirAsia 8501 Will Tell Us What Went Wrong

Search crews are retrieving debris and bodies from AirAsia Flight 8501 in the Karimata Strait between Sumatra and Borneo. As the recovery continues, the focus of the inquiry will shift to determining what brought the Airbus A320-200 down on Sunday morning. The debris was spotted Tuesday morning in relatively shallow water of 80 to 100 […]

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Robot Staffed Restaurant in China

The brand new Wall.e Restaurant is reported to be the biggest robot restaurant in China, with a 1300 square meter space and a total of 30 robots to cook meals, deliver dishes, and welcome customers. Robot restaurants are all the rage in China right now, and we’re sure in due time, it’ll make its way […]

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The Ultimate Electric Sports Car Is Only 4 Feet Long

The Henes Broon F870 is a precision-engineered, high-performance luxury car for kids, and it is awesome. The post The Ultimate Electric Sports Car Is Only 4 Feet Long appeared first on WIRED.

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The Elaborate Quest to Fly a Solar-Powered Plane Around the World

The Elaborate Quest to Fly a Solar-Powered Plane Around the World

If, one day, you find yourself driving an electric car that recharges its featherweight high-capacity lithium batteries with sunlight collected from super-efficient solar cells covering its carbon-composite body, you’ll have Solar Impulse 2 to thank. It’s a plane powered by nothing but sunlight, and this March, Bertrand Piccard and his copilot, engineer André Borschberg, will […]

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It May Not Seem Like It, But This Year Was Unusually Safe for Airlines

We’re actually at a record low number of passenger flight accidents. The post It May Not Seem Like It, But This Year Was Unusually Safe for Airlines appeared first on WIRED.

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