What Happened to General Motors’ Ultra-Rare 1939 Futurliners?

Have you heard of the General Motors (GM) Futurliners? They were a dozen of custom vehicles built back in the 1930s by GM and the few that are left today are worth at least a million dollars. What were they built for? GM’s Parade of Progress is described as a North American traveling exhibition promoting… Continue reading What Happened to General Motors’ Ultra-Rare 1939 Futurliners?

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Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the New COVID Variant

A number of important questions have arisen after a new COVID-19 variant, dubbed the Omicron variant, was discovered in South Africa on Wednesday, and scientists are scrambling to find the answers. The variant has resulted in international travel bans, a stock market crash, increased quarantine procedures and heightened concern about the pandemic. The earliest known incidence… Continue reading Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the New COVID Variant

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Scientists Found a Way to Delete Short Term Memory Of Mice. Using Light?

Scientists from Kyoto University, Japan have successfully manipulated the memories of mice using a neural-optic system.  The study is still in the experimental stage but looks promising to make the memory-erasing gadget from “the Men in Black” movie franchise or the medical procedure from the 2004 movie “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” a real… Continue reading Scientists Found a Way to Delete Short Term Memory Of Mice. Using Light?

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NASA’s Super Guppy Is Transporting Rocket Parts for the 2025 Moon Landings

NASA’s Super Guppy is one of the space agency’s unsung heroes. The oversized cargo aircraft moved parts of NASA’s enormous Saturn V rocket in preparation for the moon landings of the 1960’s and 70s, and, as recently as this month, it has carried components for the Artemis moon missions, which are slated to launch in… Continue reading NASA’s Super Guppy Is Transporting Rocket Parts for the 2025 Moon Landings

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Engineers conduct test of rocket engine powered by plastic waste

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A team of engineers with Pulsar Fusion has conducted a ground test of its plastic-waste-powered rocket engine at the UK’s Ministry of Defence military base in Salisbury last week. The team has posted a video of the test on YouTube. Pulsar Fusion is a U.K.-based company established to find a way… Continue reading Engineers conduct test of rocket engine powered by plastic waste

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Diversified Ulbrich of Canada achieves AS 9120 B certification

The certification affords the opportunity to participate in the high-profile aerospace industry in a new way and expand innovative markets within that space. Continue Reading News Source: https://insights.globalspec.com/article/17787/diversified-ulbrich-of-canada-achieves-as-9120-b-certification?from_rss=1

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Boeing’s MQ-25 Has Taken One Step Closer to Aircraft Carrier Tests

Boeing’s unmanned air tanker MQ-25 Stingray is currently completing ground tests at the Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia in preparation for a carrier demonstration, the U.S. Navy confirmed in a press release. Unveiled over three years ago, the MQ-25 or T1 tanker is designed to refuel naval fighter aircraft mid-air. Although mid-air refueling is common practice… Continue reading Boeing’s MQ-25 Has Taken One Step Closer to Aircraft Carrier Tests

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How Would a Modern Jet Fare Against Propeller Planes in WW2?

Suppose, just suppose, we were to pit the best propeller-driven fighter from the Second World War and the best modern jet fighter currently available against each other. Would the outcome be a forgone conclusion? Or would the propeller plane have at least a fighting chance?  The answer, it turns out, might actually surprise you.  Why… Continue reading How Would a Modern Jet Fare Against Propeller Planes in WW2?

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Winged ‘Sea Dragons’ Can Generate Electricity For 25,000 Homes

Swedish engineering firm Minesto, a spin-off of Saab, developed a series of tidal turbines, or “sea dragons”, that look like submerged aircraft, a report from the BBC reveals. The company is running two of the winged machines in the waters of the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic, where they generate electricity from the ocean’s… Continue reading Winged ‘Sea Dragons’ Can Generate Electricity For 25,000 Homes

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Watch Mechanics Destroy an SUV With the Power Loader From Aliens

If James Cameroon were to revisit the Aliens franchise any time soon, he wouldn’t have to spend a moment thinking about the workings of the P-5000 Powered Work Loader. He could simply rent it from Hacksmith Industries and use it for his shoot because, after years of hard work, the Power Loader is an actual thing. … Continue reading Watch Mechanics Destroy an SUV With the Power Loader From Aliens

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