Something we don’t talk about enough is American football. Just kidding! Something we don’t talk about enough is that period of time between September 2016 and December 2017 when Dutch police were training eagles to hunt drones. They had to stop doing it because the eagles didn’t really always feel like hunting drones, and they
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Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne.REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Tesla has posted some crazy fast 0-60 numbers for its Model S, raising comparisons with supercars. But there’s more to supercars that straight-line speed. Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne helpfully pointed this out. The Tesla Model S P100D, with “Ludicrous Mode” acceleration, can go from 0-60 mph in a mind-boggling 2.3
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Ever since Eraser, everyone wants a railgun. Turns out China is no exception. Some photos posted by Dafeng Cao, a Twitter user who keeps close tabs on Chinese military developments, show a ship-mounted gun that could very well be the country’s very own homegrown electromagnetically propelled mass driver. Railguns, or coil guns, accelerate solid metal
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BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. AT&T is set on becoming the first US company to launch a 5G cellular network by the end of 2018, according to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson in the company’s
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A group of students from the Warsaw University of Technology and the Jagiellonian University in Krakow built an indoor location system for disabled students. They’re rolling out the app, created during a local Campus App Challenge/hackathon. The creators, Łukasz Ławniczak, Jakub Kmiotek, Tomasz Urbaszek, Miron Marczuk, and Szymon Stankiewicz, used a tool called IndoorWay to
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GIF NFL’s version of the Super Bowl I recording. Source: YouTube When footage of CBS’s 1967 coverage of Super Bowl I first emerged from the ashes seven years ago, sports historians reacted with glee. Long considered one of the Holy Grails of sportscasting history, the footage, found on a set of two-inch Quadruplex video tapes
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China has already been one of the fastest-growing luxury retail markets in the world for years. As their spending power increases, consumers are becoming pickier, demanding premium brands at better prices, with better service. Now Le Tote, the fashion rental service backed by Andreessen Horowitz, GV and other investors, is preparing to enter the fray.
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Markets Insider Bitcoin down 8% against the dollar on Friday morning. Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ripple are also all down. Concerns over regulation, an advertising ban from Facebook, and investigations into cryptocurrency Tether have all hurt sentiment. LONDON — The cryptocurrency market’s terrible start to the year is deepening, with all major digital assets
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BI Intelligence The global insurance industry is worth nearly $5 trillion, and insurance companies are at risk of losing a share of this valuable market to new entrants. That’s because these legacy players have been even slower to modernize than their counterparts in other financial services industries.  This has created an opportunity for a group of firms known
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