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Toyota reveals roadmap to 5.5 million electrified cars per year by 2030

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announces today its plans toward the popularization of electrified vehicles for the decade 2020-2030. Toyota’s electrified vehicle strategy centers on a significant acceleration in the development and launch plans of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid

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Why is it better if Interstellar aliens do not really care about human civilization ?

The US Air Force has recently released UFO videos which has caused a surge of speculation about aliens. There is also the possibility that the sightings were of something other than alien spaceships. 18 year veteran F18 pilot with video

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Update on the War in Ukraine

A ceasefire between pro-Russian forces and Ukraine has been re-established after a flare-up in the fighting. The US recently agreed to provide Ukraine with anti-tank and other weapons. Above – Soldiers with US’s FGM-148 Javelin, an anti-tank missile Previously the

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Norad Santa Tracking

Norad has a Santa tracking website and Santa tracking apps. For over 60 years, NORAD and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) have tracked Santa’s flight. On December 24, 1948, the United States Air Force issued a communique

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Boeing reveals MQ-25 refueling drone for the US Navy

Boeing revealed its MQ-25 unmanned refueling drone. Refueling drones would extend the combat range of deployed Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, Boeing EA-18G Growler, and Lockheed Martin F-35C fighters. The MQ-25 will also have to seamlessly integrate with a carrier’s catapult

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China putting controlling financial risk, reducing poverty and curbing pollution over GDP growth

China is willing to accept some weakness in GDP growth to focus on making strides in the next three years around three priorities. The priorities are * controlling financial risk * reducing poverty * curbing pollution China will clean-up of

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Air Force video evidence of UFO and believers are stepping forward

The first of three US military videos of unidentified aerial phenomenon (UAP aka UFOs, Unidentified Flying Objects) have been released. They have been through the official declassification review process of the United States government and has been approved for public

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AI Researcher Ben Goertzel launches SingularityNET marketplace and AGI Coin cryptocurrency

Artificial Intelligence researcher Ben Goertzel has spent the past 3 decades working in the field of Artificial Intelligence. He coined the term Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) to differentiate a sentient, cognizant computer from a machine capable of narrowly intelligent behavior

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Carnival of Space 540

The Carnival of Space 540 is up at Universe Today. Universe Today- Too Big, Too Soon. Monster Black Hole Seen Shortly After the Big Bang Universe Today – Astronauts in Trouble Will be Able to Press the “Take Me Home”

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Spacex has successful ISS mission with reused rocket and Dragon capsule

Loaded with some three tons of experiments and supplies, the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft arrived at the International Space Station Dec. 17, where Expedition 53 crew members Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba of NASA captured it by using the

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Advisors urge military mobilization in Northeast China because of high risks of Korean War

Wang Hongguang, former deputy commander of the Nanjing Military Region, warned that war could break out on the Korean peninsula at any time from now on until March when South Korea and the United States held annual military drills. “It

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Elon tweets we should already have bases on the moon

Elon tweets we should already have bases on the moon. Elon had said the same thing in the Spacex Mars Plan presentation. It is 2017, we should have a moon base by now. What the hell is going on ?

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Batteries plentiful – Maybe Tesla should consider outsourcing manufacturing

Elon Musk has been very successful with vertical integration of his design and manufacturing at Spacex. The multi-layered manufacturing and supply chain of the rocket industry was highly inefficient. Elon Musk and Tesla may need to reconsider if the level

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At Lucasfilm for advanced screening of Star Wars the Last Jedi

Nextbigfuture was invited to an advanced screening of Star Wars the Last Jedi at Lucasfilm. Here are some shots from around the Lucasfilm campus which is beside the Presidio and has views on to the Golden Gate.

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Litecoin nearly quadruples since last week as it could be the coin for eCommerce

Litecoin has doubled today and has nearly quadrupled from last week. Litcoin is up over 100 times this year. Litecoin is considered the leader of the altcoins. An influx of new money from both retail investors and institutional entities means

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NASA will have big Kepler AI assisted discovery announced on Thursday

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Dec. 14, to announce the latest discovery made by its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope. The discovery was made by researchers using machine learning from Google. Machine learning is an

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Next wave in China will be broad adoption of digitalization by businesses

China, already a global force in digital technologies and McKinsey Global forecasts big shifts in revenue and profits as China’s businesses digitize, boosting the economy’s international competitiveness. The next wave of digital transformation in China is likely to come from

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Self driving trucks, trains and drilling save costs and boost mine production

The mining company Rio Tinto has been running robotic trucks for over ten years. Seventy-six of their 400 mining trucks are robotic. The robotic self driving trucks are 15% cheaper to run. Robotic drilling can run for almost a third

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Oisin Biotechnologies

Oisin Biotechnologies is one of five companies that were spun out of SENS life extension project so far. Oisin Biotechnologies Ichor Therapeutics’ LysoClear human.bio Covalent Arigos Oisin Bio first target is Senescent Cells When cells detect that they have been

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Only 90-120 seconds for an interceptor missile to hit an North Korean ICBM during the most vulnerable boost phase

The best time to take out the North Korean ICBMs are before launch during the 3-4 minutes of the boost phase when they are first launched. Taking out the ICBMs when they are about to hit their target is a

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