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Thermoelectric Ikea Furniture Could Soon Charge Your Phone Using Heat From Your Dinner

It's possible, and it's created by two design students and they've proposed their idea for future Ikea furniture. Amazon's new campus will recycle heat from servers and repurpose it to warm its new buildings, but smaller developments of recycling wasted heat energy in the home are on the near horizon, too.

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BA pilot suffered eye damage as laser shone at plane

Jim McAuslan, general secretary of the British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa), said it was the most serious injury ever suffered by a pilot in Britain. The FBI piloted a reward program in 2014 that offered $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of " any individual who aims a laser at an aircraft ".

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Blue Origin first to successfully land reusable rocket, beating SpaceX

The New Shepard , named after Alan Shepard, the first American to go to outer space, had its first successful launch into space in April. Its development Falcon 9 eventually made it to 1,000m and back . Meanwhile, as demonstrated, the rocket returns to Earth to make a controlled landing. Private spaceflight companies have been looking for ways to save parts of their rockets after blasting off so that they can use them again, lowering their manufacturing costs.

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IPhone 7 To Be Water-resistant And Have 3GB RAM

In contrast, Apple is expected to narrow the gap in market share with Samsung next year as well. According to the report, "closely trailing Samsung in global shipments is Apple, which remains as the dominant and most profitable vendor in the high-end market".

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The US Now Has A Space Hotline With China

That's fundamentally what this is about", Rose said. Now, the new Space Hotline have established direct contact between the two nations. Wars being fought in space are the bread and butter of nearly any acclaimed sci-fi film, but China and the USA have just taken the first steps to stop that space war from happening for real .

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Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how to have sex in space

However, after viewing the latest video of a series in which Tyson responds to fan questions to promote his National Geographic show StarTalk , we're even more enamored of the astrophysicist-cosmologist-author. "You're there floating in space and then you move towards someone and they just sort of bounce off", he said. There is no friction. If the sex in space took place in an atmosphere of simulated gravity, deGrasse Tyson explains that the physical aspects of the act would be no ...