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Elon Musk’s Boring Company puts first 1,000 flamethrowers in buyers’ hands

[embedded content] Consumer flamethrowers and rockets on cars? Sure, right? Never happen. Fact is, Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised both and this weekend he delivered on his promised personal flamethrowers. To be more specific, Musk’s The Boring Company delivered the first 1,000 of a limited run of 20,000 TBC Flamethrowers to customers this weekend. On that […]

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These astronauts will whiz around Earth 34 times before reaching space station

[embedded content] With so much coverage given these days to unmanned rocket launches by the likes of SpaceX and Blue Origin, you’d be forgiven for forgetting that we do actually continue to stick folks inside those super-powerful contraptions and send them into space. The latest crewed launch (above) took place on Wednesday, transporting three astronauts […]

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Microsoft dumps a 40-foot data center to the ocean floor off Scotland’s coast

[embedded content] Microsoft’s Project Natick isn’t about a new two-in-one tablet or piece of clever software. Instead, the company wants to sink self-sufficient data centers to the ocean floor. Phase two of its push to revolutionize the data center began on Wednesday as Microsoft’s team dropped a container-sized prototype on the seafloor near Scotland’s Orkney […]

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The best portable power stations

Affordable and efficient portable power is a necessity these days, keeping our electronic devices operational while on the go. But, there are literally dozens of options to choose from, making it abundantly difficult to decide which mobile charging solution is best for you. We’ve sorted through countless options and came up with the six best portable […]