2018 Honda Clarity Review: This Midsize Plug-In Hybrid Could Be Your Only Car

Forty-seven miles on battery, 340 miles on gas and electric, and room for five, the Clarity beats the Chevy Volt on comfort and comes close on range. Unlike the EV and fuel cell Clarity variants, the PHEV makes immediate sense.

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BLAZING: 'Hyper Chariot' pods can travel 4,000 miles per hour

Need to travel 400 miles in eight minutes? Just hop in a Hyper Chariot pod, which uses roller coaster–type technology akin to the Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop train and will be able to travel up to 4000 miles per hour.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/10/blazing-hyper-chariot-pods-can-travel-4000-miles-per-hour.html

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Scout, NASA's new asteroid-tracking system, just passed an important test

An asteroid that passed within 310,000 miles of Earth Sunday night was discovered a few days ago by NASA’s new computer program, Scout.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/01/scout-nasas-new-asteroid-tracking-system-just-passed-important-test.html

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Science and religion fight over Hawaii's highest point

Rising more than 6 miles from the seabed floor, Mauna Kea is the tallest summit in the world.

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DARPA aims to create small drones to zoom into enemy buildings

What if a drone could fly straight through your window at 45 miles per hour and zip around inside while navigating and gathering data all by itself? That would be very bad news for bad guys. Hiding inside structures, keeping hostages hidden inside buildings and more would just be ineffective. DARPA’s new Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program aims to create these small, fast drones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/12/31/drones-to-zoom-into-buildings-and-hunt-inside/

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E-readers bring hope to Africa schools

Heaps of trash pile up for miles in Kibera, a district of Nairobi that houses nearly 1 million people and is one of the poorest slums in the world. Aluminum shanties fill the horizon, and an odor of urine cuts through the air. A man trots through the narrow, unpaved streets on a camel.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/Bx5V2VMvC50/index.html

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Google uses its Street View cars to sniff out gas leaks in US cities

Mindful that Google’s Street View cars cover thousands of miles of roads in a methodical and organized way, an environmental agency recently contacted the Web company to suggest fitting the vehicles with sensors to detect potential hazards such as gas leaks. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/07/17/google-uses-its-street-view-cars-to-sniff-out-gas-leaks-in-us-cities/

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