What happens when you write too many txt msgs? It’s like lugging 60 pounds. On your nck. That’s according to a calculation by a back doctor published in Surgical Technology International. Continue reading
Don’t expected to see the “smoking permitted” light to flash the next time you fly.
But Boeing does hope to make tobacco part of regular flights.
The aircraft manufacturer is working on biofuel experiments. A new type of tobacco seeds may provide the jet fuel of the future, Smithsonian Magazine reports.
The plant, which is being grown in South Africa, produces oily, nicotine-less seeds that can be converted into aviation biofuel, according to SkyNRG, the company that’s working with Boeing and several airlines, including Air Canada, Qantas and KLM.
One Japanese fan of the iPhone didn’t wait for the next big thing from Apple. Instead, Hiromichi Shoji made himself a watch.
A potential security breach of everyone in Arizona’s driver’s license database has been kept quiet for seven years, reports ProPublica.
“That really is outrageous,” says Mikel Longman, the former criminal investigations chief at the Arizona Department of Public Safety. “Every Arizona resident who had a driver’s license or state-issued ID card and all that identifying stuff is potentially compromised. That’s a huge breach.”
How did it happen and why didn’t Longman or other Arizona officials know about it? Continue reading
An Indian businessman has come up with a clever way to advertise his small pizza-chain: delivery by drone. Continue reading
A Canadian couple “experienced the worst time of [their] lives” on Monday evening when their baby was snatched from a maternity ward in Quebec by a woman posing as a nurse, CBC reports.
“She walked calmly down the hall, wearing a nurse’s uniform. No one asked any questions about who she was,” a hospital employee tells Radio-Canada.
The police immediately issued an Amber Alert, which ended up on Facebook. Continue reading