Birds change the shape of their wings far more than planes. The complexities of bird flight have posed a major design challenge for scientists trying to translate the way birds fly into robots.
Employees bragged about getting approval for the jets without having to give pilots much new training. One employee says, "This airplane is designed by clowns who ... are supervised by monkeys."
The Iowa Democratic Party confirmed to Iowa Public Radio and NPR that it plans to use an internet-based app to transmit results, but it declined to provide any more specifics or security details.
Researchers in Norway say the data-sharing appears to violate European data privacy laws. In the U.S., groups are asking state and federal regulators to investigate whether the practices are illegal.
The network that motor vehicle agencies across the U.S. use to verify critical information went down Monday morning. It took roughly 4 hours to fix the problem.
Two reports released recently shine a light on the decade-long trends shaping our relationships to listening, from the dominance of video to the vinyl "boom" that isn't quite.
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Federal Election Commissioner Ellen Weintraub says Facebook's "weak plan suggests the company has no idea how seriously it is hurting democracy."
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On Jan. 31, French media company Vivendi announced it would be selling a 10% stake in Universal Music to Tencent, underscoring the labyrinthine nature of global media in the digital age.
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O'Plerou Grebet, a graphic design student from Ivory Coast, created over 360 emojis depicting different facets of African life, from the djembe drum to a henna-dyed hand.
At the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the gadgets range from big-screen TVs and 5G networks to futuristic health care devices and toilet-paper-toting robots.