Tag: Technology

Why DJs Should Fear Driverless Cars

The UK’s lorry drivers have this week found themselves a subject of much sympathy. On Thursday, the government announcement of £8.1m in funding for semi-automated truck trials in an attempt to reduce congestion and benefit the environment. The state’s endorsement of self-driving lorries – which will travel on British motorways from next year – has

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New Uses For Astronaut Urine

Urophagia – the consumption of urine – was practiced long before it was ‘popularised’ by prime time survivalist Bear Grylls. We’ve consumed it for centuries for a range of health-related purposes. Now, thanks to research from Clemson University in South Carolina, it may well be a new part of an astronaut’s day to day life.

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Why Geese Are A Bigger Threat To Planes Than Drones

We are being made increasingly aware of the threats posed to passenger aircraft by drones; a week ago, the UK government announced plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness courses for pilots. A month ago, a drone flying close to the runway caused a runway closure and diverted five flights at London Gatwick Airport.

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Why I Use: HiyaCar

This week, we’ve been kicking back with our pals at HiyaCar and finding out a little more about their car-sharing platform.  Where did the idea for HiyaCar come from? While Graeme, our founder and CEO was working as an analyst in the City, he dedicated his weekends to creating the foundations of a service that would let people make money from their cars. His wife Jodi had deep knowledge

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