Category Archives: Technology

China claims to have successfully tested its first hypersonic aircraft

(CNN)China claims to have successfully tested its first hypersonic aircraft, a big step forward in aerospace technology that could intensify pressure on the US military. The test was a “complete success,” claimed CAAA, which posted photos of the test launch on social media platform WeChat. “The Starry Sky-2 flight test project was strongly innovative and … Continue reading China claims to have successfully tested its first hypersonic aircraft

20 Tangible Effects Entertainment Has Had On Our Culture

Cracked pays people to make smart memes. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get in on it. Entertainment is always influenced by the world around us. The thing is, sometimes it goes the other way, and a movie, show, game, or whatever will have a big influence on the world. And we’re not just … Continue reading 20 Tangible Effects Entertainment Has Had On Our Culture

Toyota unveils second-generation hydrogen-powered semi truck

 (Toyota) Both of the Class 8 trucks use technology from the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car and emit only water vapor as emissions. The fuel cell generates electricity to power two electric motors with a combined output of 670 hp and 1,327 lb-ft of torque. The new truck – based again on a Kenworth … Continue reading Toyota unveils second-generation hydrogen-powered semi truck

19 Sentences from Today That Would Completely Baffle Someone from 30 Years Ago

Hey, want to feel old? 30 years ago, it was the year 1988. Advertisement There are SO MANY THINGS going on in today’s world that would get this reaction from someone in the 80s: Who’s Alexa? Are you drunk? Is that a band? I don’t know anyone’s phone number but my own. –Taurius This next … Continue reading 19 Sentences from Today That Would Completely Baffle Someone from 30 Years Ago

This Is Why Some White T-Shirts Sell For $5 And Others Cost $125

$5 H&M white T-shirt, you’ll notice it doesn’t look all that different from a plain white designer tee that sells for There are plenty of factors involved in determining the retail price of a T-shirt, many of which the average consumer probably doesn’t think about while shopping. Everything from the type of fabric to the … Continue reading This Is Why Some White T-Shirts Sell For $5 And Others Cost $125

We can do a deal if Canada respects America’s growth industries

(CNN)The newly announced preliminary trade deal with Mexico is a welcome breakthrough in the Trump administration’s trade strategy. It should benefit workers and consumers in both countries and should provide needed stability to the Mexican economy. We hope these get resolved quickly and in ways that lead to less encumbered North American trade. But one … Continue reading We can do a deal if Canada respects America’s growth industries

Saudi Investment Freeze Doesn’t Amount to Much in Canada

The decision by Saudi Arabia to Canadian National Railway Co., and grain facilities. Most investments have been made by Saudi billionaire G3 Global Grain Group, a joint venture between state-owned Bunge Ltd., bought a 50.1 percent stake in the Canadian Wheat Board for C$250 million ($192 million) in 2015. SALIC boosted its stake to 75 … Continue reading Saudi Investment Freeze Doesn’t Amount to Much in Canada

Internet Hoaxes Literally Killed 20 People In The Last Two Months

Social media networks and messaging apps, for all their plus points, are the catalysts for fake news – the real kind of fake news, not the Trumpian kind. Some vague efforts have been made to tackle an admittedly monstrous and unprecedented problem, but as a grim tale about WhatsApp has highlighted, the war on viral … Continue reading Internet Hoaxes Literally Killed 20 People In The Last Two Months

“Monster” Crocodile That Evaded Capture For Nearly A Decade Caught At Last In Australia

For nearly a decade, an elusive “monster” crocodile has evaded wildlife authorities in Australia. Now, rangers in the Northern Territory have captured the massive saltwater croc. Rumors of a large, shadowy figure swimming near a boat ramp on the Katherine River had long mystified local rangers and intrigued area locals.   “We’ve called it a … Continue reading “Monster” Crocodile That Evaded Capture For Nearly A Decade Caught At Last In Australia