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The Boeing Dreamliner 787 Could Be The Next Spruce Goose

The Boeing Dreamliner 787 Could Be The Next Spruce Goose

The headline takes certain exaggerated liberties, sure, I admit that, but nevertheless today marks the second time in two months that the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has been delayed due to structural failures during the testing process.

First Time Jitters Cause Inaugural Mars Lander Load To Miss Target

First Time Jitters Cause Inaugural Mars Lander Load To Miss Target

Our favourite Martian gadget of the moment is experiencing some performance anxiety. While all of Phoenix’s parts are working just fine, including the 8-foot scoop arm, the little guy just couldn’t seal the deal when NASA scientists gave the green light to scoop dirt and put the bun in the…

Sputtering Network Card Strands 17,000 People at LAX

Sputtering Network Card Strands 17,000 People at LAX

Just to remind you how thin the thread is upon which we hang every day, consider that one faulty network interface card stranded 17,000 people for nine hours last weekend at Los Angeles International Airport. According to government officials in charge of the infrastructure at the airport, a network card…