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  • NASA Tests Flying Airbag
    By on December 9, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    coondoggie writes “NASA is looking to reduce the deadly impact of helicopter crashes on their pilots and passengers with what the agency calls a high-tech honeycomb airbag known as a deployable energy absorber. So in order to test out its technology NASA dropped a small helicopter from a height of 35 feet to see whether its deployable energy absorber, made up of an expandable honeycomb cushion, could handle the stress. The test crash hit the ground (more…)



  • London takes over as Olympic host
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    Mayor Boris Johnson receives the Olympic flag to signal the start of London’s reign as Olympic host city and spark wild celebrations in the capital.

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  • Paper Cannon (Flash Game)
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    Destroy monsters with a cannon, but just a warning: it’s addicting.

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  • Cheltenham to beat freeze
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    Cheltenham clerk of the course Simon Claisse plays down fears of this weekend’s December meeting being frozen off.

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  • Raptors Player Ties Shoe During Live Game, Bulls Do Nothing
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    The Toronto Raptors and the Chicago Bulls have both been criticized for being complacent this season. But this video is taking complacency to a whole new level.

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  • SA XI v England live score
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    England take on a South Africa XI in a two-day warm-up match ahead of next week’s first Test.

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  • Under Banner of Urgency, Delegates Tackle Policy
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    Evocations of Judgment Day were an undercurrent in speeches and materials on opening day in Copenhagen.

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  • What Do You Do When You Get Stuck In A Video Game?
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    I am so stuck on a video game right now. Should I rage quit, read a walkthrough or just cry out to the Internet via random forums to help me?

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