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Education Work

Kids to Parents: Your Technology is Rubbish

You know that your computer/iPhone/iPad/Kindle etc is way cooler than that clunker of a machine you had when you were younger. It doesn’t take seven minutes to boot up, it doesn’t weigh more than you do, and there are actual graphics. Like, woah.

But just in case you weren’t totally clear on how much your first computer sucked, these kids are here to let you know. They offer up some pretty hilarious commentary on a dinosaur of a machine that was cutting edge way back when.

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Education Work

Look Ma! No Hands!

Have you ever wanted to learn to fly, but the actual process (and cost) of learning got in the way? Well, it turns out you can fly with with equipment that you already have pre-installed and know how to use. That equipment: your brain.

Researchers at Technische Universität München and TU Berlin have created a plane that is designed to fly with your brain – instead of your hands – behind the controls. The scientists are hoping that this would mean that people with little flight training could easily fly an aircraft. The technology is still in the works, so you don’t need to worry quite yet that the pilot of your commercial jetliner is doing something….else… with their hands. 

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