Category Archives: Science and Technology

Thousands Of Asteroids Whizz Past Earth

Thousands Of Asteroids Whizz Past Earth

NASA’s Center for Near Earth Object Studies keeps an eye on the sky, surveying more than 26,000 asteroids and a much smaller number of comets that pass near Earth. Near Earth Asteroids, or NEAs, also include more than 2,000 potentially dangerous specimen, of which 158 have a diameter of more than one kilometer, making them 2.5 times as tall as the Empire State Building.

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Facebook Played Major Role Coordinating ‘Capitol Riot’ As Sandberg Deflects Blame

Facebook Played Major Role Coordinating ‘Capitol Riot’ As Sandberg Deflects Blame

We are now learning that Facebook also had a giant role in coordinating the so-called ‘Capitol Riots’ which President Trump was just impeached over on Wednesday for allegedly inciting the incident. According to the Washington Post, a “growing body of evidence shows that Facebook played a much larger role” than COO Sharyl Sandberg claimed in a Monday interview livestreamed by Reuters, in what the Post described as ‘deflecting blame.’

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Walmart To Expand Autonomous Box Truck Deliveries In Louisiana [VIDEO]

Walmart To Expand Autonomous Box Truck Deliveries In Louisiana [VIDEO]

Walmart is set to expand its autonomous vehicle program with Gatik, a Palo Alto-based technology company, to make deliveries between New Orleans and Metairie, Louisiana, in 2021, according to a Walmart corporate update.  Walmart’s autonomous vehicle program began last year when it started picking up customers’ orders on a two-mile route between a warehouse and store in Bentonville, Arkansas. The autonomous vehicles have safely recorded more than 70,000 operational miles in autonomous mode with a safety driver. 

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