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Private aerospace industry blasts off with help from Amazon
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Private aerospace industry blasts off with help from Amazon

Following the footsteps of Elon Musk and SpaceX, Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is starting his own reusable rocket-launch system, the New Shepard. The newly founded aerospace industry established in 2000, Blue Origin, LLC, is a private aerospace industry under Bezos. It develops technologies to enable private human access into space with future plans to dramatically…

Watch out humans: IKEA-building robots could make you obsolete
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Watch out humans: IKEA-building robots could make you obsolete

With the advancement of robots, the need for manual labor is becoming more and more obsolete. Although many people might object, these advancements in technology help many people in their day-to-day lives. In an article from Scientific American titled “IKEA-Building Robot Conquers Touchy-Feely Challenge,” robots are described as being capable of building Ikea-produced STEFAN chairs,…

EPA overturns emission regulations, Ford expresses doubts
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EPA overturns emission regulations, Ford expresses doubts

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced on April 2 that he will revoke Obama-era standards requiring cars and light trucks sold in the United States to average more than 50 miles per gallon by 2025, despite science backing up the car-efficiency rules. The move was endorsed by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, whose members…

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