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Amazon patent outlines plans for 3D printers inside delivery trucks

Amazon patent outlines plans for 3D printers inside delivery trucks

Amazon is very serious about getting the items that customers purchase on the website into their hands as fast as possible. The faster items get to the customers, the more people are likely to buy from the online giant. In the past Amazon had big plans to deliver goods via drone aircraft to get items into buyer's hands in 30 minutes, but the FAA may have killed those plans with regulations.

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McLaren 675LT hits 62 mph in 2.9 seconds

McLaren 675LT hits 62 mph in 2.9 seconds

McLaren has unveiled a new hyper car that will make its official debut at the Geneva motor show in March. The car is called the McLaren 675LT and it focuses on performance, lightweight, and driver engagement. The car will be offered as a coupe only and McLaren sys that the 675LT will be the most track-focused street legal car in the McLaren Super Series.

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Audi prologue Avant Concept car packs 455hp hybrid punch

Audi prologue Avant Concept car packs 455hp hybrid punch

Audi is showing off a new concept car called the prologue Avant and it is a very modern and sleek shooting brake or station wagon as we would call it in the US. The car has a hybrid powertrain and produces an impressive amount of power to the tune of 455hp and 553.2 lb-ft of torque. The prologue Avant is a follow-up to the Audio prologue concept that debuted in 2014.

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NASA satellite shows how much sand from the Sahara is in the atmosphere

NASA satellite shows how much sand from the Sahara is in the atmosphere

NASA is using one of its satellites to determine how much sand from the Sahara Desert in Africa ends up helping the Amazon rainforest in South America to grow. While the two locations are on different continents, the amount of dust from the desert that makes its way to the rain forest will surprise you. NASA used one of its satellites to quantify how much dust from the desert makes it to South America for the first time.

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Lunar XPrize teams collaborate to put rovers on the moon

Lunar XPrize teams collaborate to put rovers on the moon

Google has been hosting the Lunar XPrize for a number of years putting up a significant amount of money as an award for any company that is able to land a rover on the surface of the moon. The prize a successful team will get for landing on the surface of the moon is $30 million. Two competing teams announced this week that they would team up in their effort to win.

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Flow Hive makes it easy to get honey from beehives

Flow Hive makes it easy to get honey from beehives

Many people around the world gather honey from their own beehives. The process of gathering the honey normally requires lots of effort and stress on the gatherer and the bees. A new type of honey gathering system has debuted that makes gathering the honey much better for all involved and it is called Flow Hive.

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2016 Land Rover Evoque gets 18% more fuel-efficient

2016 Land Rover Evoque gets 18% more fuel-efficient

Land Rover has rolled out a refreshed version of the Range Rover Evoque that has some new features and has a new engine option that adds 18% more fuel economy to the car. The updates to the exterior of the Evoque include a new front bumper, two new grille designs, and all-LED headlamps. There are also three new alloy wheel designs for buyers to choose from.

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