Tag: Technology

Nowadays, Paper Airplanes Are Smartphone Controlled

Toymaker Power Up seems to have brushed off any taunts of ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ on their way to revolutionising the paper glider – a toy whose wide-scale manufacturing was first recorded in Japan in 500BCE. According to creator Shai Goitein: “The PowerUp Dart converts your pastime homemade paper airplane into an

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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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This Subterranean Farm Is Hidden 33 Metres Underneath Clapham, London

Most South Londoners know Clapham for its runners, dogs, chinos and the institution that is Infernos Nightclub (be honest). Few who have trod its streets or roamed its Common know that just 33 metres beneath ground level, farmers are producing crops at a rate of 20,000kg a year. How? By swapping natural sunlight for LED lights.

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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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