Best of the Blogs 19 April 2016

By on 19 April, 2016


The Huffington post, who have vowed to state that Donald Trump is a racist and a liar in all of their reporting, have also created this map depicting Donald Trump’s opinions on foreign policy. It would be funny, except Trump has actually said all these things.











The Loch Ness Monster has been found using surveying technology! Well, it is actually just a long-lost replica model of Nessie, but it truly was found by unmanned underwater vehicle in the Loch Ness lake, as Atlas Obscura reveal.




If you’ve seen the beautiful “(Is there) Life on Mars” map by Kenneth Field you will be excited to know that it now features the option to see what Mars would look like with oceans (and why they might appear green). If you haven’t heard of it, now is the perfect time to check it out.




Most driverless car technologies rely on expensive scanners on dedicated vehicles. However some interesting research coming out of Cambridge is looking to solve the problem using simple images and machine learning that could be used on consumer cars, as exposed by HERE blog.




An ambitious new drone known as FireSound may be able to extinguish bush fires using only sound frequencies. The design is powered by hydrogen fuel cells, lifted by four electric turbofans and fights fires using bass frequencies to remove oxygen – like the Superman version of quadcopters. Dronelife explain.


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