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Drones Could One Day Rescue You From A Burning Building

This is an impressive concept.

You probably think that drones are nothing but an expensive tool to help you get those amazing aerial shots for your vlogs. Drones also have a bad reputation since most people think that they could invade someone’s privacy. In fact, these human-controlled mini aircraft are banned in some places, especially in some urban areas.

However, you might be thanking drones in the future as they could potentially save your life one day. As you will see below, drones are set to accomplish some pretty cool things, too.

Applications for drones in scenarios that are just too dangerous for humans to navigate seem to grow broader with each passing day. As engineers find ways for flying drones to bear more weight, fly with more precision and use sensors for the greatest possible accuracy, the machines are able to take on more complex tasks.

A group of Chinese students has designed a concept drone that transforms from a regular quadcopter into a flying safety net.

Appropriately named Net Guard, the drone would be capable of rapidly expanding from a single piece into four distinct flying corners with the net held taut in the middle.

The Net Guard could easily become one of the most essential tools for firefighters as it could pinpoint the location of the fire through GPS once a 999 call has been received. While traffic is the main hindrance of a traditional fire engine, the drone can go straight to the necessary building.

The net is sturdy enough to carry the weight of an average adult and is made from a quadruple layer of polyurethane.

But because this drone is still at a concept stage, no working prototype has yet been constructed. Still, the concept has already earned the group $13,000 in prize money.

Until they receive a significant financial boost, however, it will remain just an idea.

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NASA To Build ‘Supersonic’ Plane That Can Fly From London To New York In 3 Hours

This plane is going to revolutionize air travel as we know it.

If you’re a frequent traveler, you know that spending long hours in the plane can be a huge hassle. Fortunately, this problem may no longer exist in the future – thanks to NASA’s efforts.

According to reports, the space agency and aerospace company Lockhead Martin are currently working on a new supersonic plane that could travel from London to New York in only 3 hours.

This plane is going to revolutionize air travel as we know it.


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Facebook Will Soon Allow Users To Delete Sent Messages Within 10 Minutes

This will save you from epic embarrassment!

Ever experienced that awful moment when you suddenly realized that you’ve mistakenly sent the wrong message to a wrong person on Facebook Messenger? That can be really awkward (or even extremely humiliating) especially if the message is supposed to be confidential.

Well thanks to an upcoming update, you just might be able to save yourself from epic embarrassment. According to reports, Facebook Messenger will soon give its users the option to delete sent messages for up to 10 minutes after the said message has originally been sent.

Sounds like a lifesaver, you say? Well read on and learn more about this awesome update....

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Small Tech Firm in China Launches World’s First Foldable Smartphone Ahead of Samsung

Moreover, the device has been getting lots of positive reviews!

It's official, folks! Samsung's foldable Galaxy X smartphone could no longer be considered the first in the world. As it appears, the highly-anticipated device from the South Korean tech giant has been beaten by a new product from a small Chinese firm.

Royole Corp's FlexPai has been released ahead of Galaxy X and what's even more amazing is that tech reviewers are now raving about it. The device features a 1.8-inch plastic screen that's capable of a 180-degree twist. At a San Francisco event, The Verge and Mashable were able to test the FlexPai and both have declared that the smartphone's folding technology really works.


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