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Philips Uses LED Lights To Create Indoor GPS For Supermarkets

Philips has recently announced a new technology that can help you spend less time looking for specific products in large supermarkets. It combines the use of LED lamps in the supermarket and the shopper’s smartphone camera. With that, they created an internal navigation system that helps customers find the products they need quickly. You just look up the item you want on the app and it traces a route from where to you are to the product you are looking for. This technology is still under testing for now and is only available at a Carrefour supermarket in France. This new system functions thanks to a technology […]

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Math Hack: How To Subtract By Adding

As much as nowadays we all have easy access to calculators on our phones, sometimes in life when we are forced to put to the test the basic math skills we learned in school. Whether during a test or when our phone dies, sooner or later we will have to do mental math such as subtracting 245,871 from 785,412. When trying to subtract large numbers in our heads, sometimes things just get really confusing and that’s why the YouTube channel MinutePhysics decided to teach a simple method to do subtractions of large numbers by adding, which makes things a whole lot easier […]

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Saudi Arabia Plans To Build World’s Largest Hotel In Mecca

Currently, the title of largest hotel in the world is held by The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas – which operates as a single complex totaling 7117 rooms distributed on 53 floors. However, it appears that their supremacy is coming to an end because, according to The Guardian, the Saudis have just released a construction project of a much MUCH larger hotel in the city of Mecca. As you probably already know, Mecca – located in Saudi Arabia – is the holiest city in the world for Muslims. More than 20 million people travel to the city every year, and about 2 million of […]

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Inflatable Aircraft Is The Next Bet For Space Exploration

Northrop Grumman has been developing the idea of ​​an inflatable craft that can explore the sulphur-rich skies of Venus for years. Now the organization has decided it’s time to turn their concept into reality. The engineers of the US-based aerospace and defense firm have been working on the concept of an unmanned spacecraft, titled Venus Atmospheric Maneuverable Platform (VAMP), since 2013. Northrop Grumman ensures that using an alternation between engine flight and passive flotation, the aircraft could explore the unfriendly skies of Venus for a full year, collecting important data about the planet and its atmosphere. In terms of technical features, the VAMP would be a great, lightweight inflatable aircraft with […]

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Watch Breathtaking 4K Video Of 2 Guys Flying Jetpacks Over Dubai

Yves Rossy and his disciple Vince Reffet are no strange names in extreme sports, but they have really outdone themselves this time. The video you are about to watch is by far the most spectacular air stunt you have seen in a while. The adventure took place in Dubai, where these two French guys jumped from a helicopter over the city of Dubai and flew in jetpacks in perfect formation. By now, you might already be familiar with Rossy, also known as Jetman, a jetpack veteran who has circled Mount Fuji, and soared over the Grand Canyon. This time he chose a […]

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Quit Being Lazy With This Cute And Annoying Little Gadget

Forget Apple Watch and other wearable gadgets that help you improve your health. At least, that is what MOTI was set out to do, a curious device that promises to change the lives of lazy people in a very simple way: drawing the user’s attention to their daily tasks. Kayla Mathew, creator of the device, said the goal of MOTI is to encourage people to leave laziness aside and get their tasks done. While smartphones and wearable gadgets are discrete, MOTI is definitely not. It works kind of like a silent alarm to make people more proactive. The user should program their task, like drinking water regularly, […]