|UAEM Student Participates in World Robotic Olympiad|
Marco Antonio Moran Caballero, a junior at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico’s UAEM high school, represented his country in the last World Robotics Olympiad in India, a competition for students that has been held since 2004.
|Are Motorized Surfboards the Next Big Wave of Recreation Technology?|
The Baltimore Sun
Fast, cutting-edge and pricey, the $12,000 motorized playthings have already wowed the rich and famous as manufacturers seek to widen their appeal among everyday thrill-seekers and would-be James Bonds.
|New NOAA Satellite Reveals Earth in Stunning Detail|
This week, NOAA gave the public a first look at what a new satellite, called GOES-16, is sending back from 22,300 miles up - and the images are breathtaking.
|Scientists with 'Citizen Sleuths' Claim Breakthrough in DB Cooper Mystery|
The Daily Telegraph
Even after the FBI shut the book on the mysterious case of DB Cooper, armchair detectives have refused to give up the search for answers. And now they’ve stumbled across an exciting new lead.
|Obama Says Dems Need to Get Smarter About Tech|
Barack Obama says Democrats need to get smarter about tech taking jobs - “Automation is relentless and it’s going to accelerate,” Obama said in his last interview as president.
|Students in Mexico Invent a 'Thermoelectric Spoon' That Heats Up Food on the Go|
A team of teenage Mexican students have come up with an invention that is turning quite a few heads: an electronic spoon that heats up your meal one spoonful at a time - or reheats it all at once if you choose to stir it.
|Monster Solar Storm Could Cost US $40 Billion Daily|
Our planet is due to be hit with a powerful solar storm, an event that happens about once every hundred years. New research shows that losses from the ensuing blackouts could total $41.5 billion per day in the US alone, including nearly $7 billion lost in trade.
|Airbus' Self-Piloted 'Flying Car' Prototype to be Ready by Year End|
Airbus, as the world's largest maker of commercial helicopters, wants to invest to make the most of new technologies such as autonomous driving and artificial intelligence, to usher in what amounts to an era of flying cars.
|Sticker Shock and Nausea Hamper Sales of VR Gear|
The New York Times
For a technology to crack the mainstream, there is an unspoken understanding: It shouldn’t make the people who use it want to throw up.
|SpaceX Launches Payload, Lands Rocket for First Time Since September Blast|
SpaceX blasted off its Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday, marking its first return to flight since a costly and complicated launchpad explosion in September.
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