Google’s Wing warns new drone laws ‘may have unintended consequences’ for privacy – The Verge

Alphabet’s drone delivery company still wants drones tracked — but differently This past week, the US government made the single biggest, most impactful set of changes to drone law we’ve yet seen — ruling that almost every drone in US airspace will need to broadcast their locations, as well as the location of their pilots, […]

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Burger King customers dumbfounded by the chain’s ‘extreme’ new menu item: ‘A heart attack to go’

Burger King never ceases to amaze us. In 2020 alone, the chain has introduced a French fry burger, a chocolate-covered Whopper and made its case for a Michelin star. Now, the chain is dividing the internet with a new, “extreme” menu item… More about this heart attack on a Bun… https://www.yahoo.com/amphtml/lifestyle/burger-king-japan-selling-extreme-190530967.html

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SpaceX will launch a new NASA satellite — and land with a boom this weekend – CNET

The next SpaceX Falcon 9 launch is slated to carry a new NASA and European Space Agency satellite to orbit as soon as Saturday. The payload will be the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, which is the latest in a series of satellites that have provided critical data about sea level rise and climate change for […]

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DARPA Moves Ahead With Futuristic “Sea Train” Convoy System

Credit: BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 10-05-2020 08:37:55 The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is moving ahead with a futuristic proposal for convoying naval vessels bow-to-stern to achieve greater fuel efficiency and range in long-distance transits…More about this in the link below… https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/darpa-moves-ahead-with-futuristic-sea-train-convoy-system

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The big Delta IV Heavy rocket will try to loft a classified mission tonight – Ars Technica

Is anyone ready to see a heavy-lift rocket take flight? Especially one that creates a giant fireball mere seconds before liftoff? United Launch Alliance’s largest booster, the Delta IV Heavy, has not launched since January, 2019. Now the big rocket—the second-most-powerful launch vehicle in the world after SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy—is back on the pad to loft a […]

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Bill Gates on Covid: Most US Tests Are ‘Completely Garbage’ | WIRED

For 20 years, Bill Gates has been easing out of the roles that made him rich and famous—CEO, chief software architect, and chair of Microsoft—and devoting his brainpower and passion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, abandoning earnings calls and antitrust hearings for the metrics of disease eradication and carbon reduction. This year, after he left the Microsoft […]

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SpaceX testing Falcon 9 rocket…

Video of SpaceX’s 5.2m fairing—designed in-house by SpaceX—undergoing testing in the world’s largest vacuum chamber at NASA Glenn Research Center — Plum Brook Station. SpaceX’s fairing is used to protect a satellite during launch. Separation occurs when the rocket is traveling over 5x faster than a speeding bullet, nearly 15x the speed of sound. The […]

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