Author Archives: Observer International

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Who said it: ‘Star Wars’ or the European Union?

Trade disputes, endless plenary sessions with speeches in many languages, the breaking apart of longstanding alliances and coalitions — we

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First iPhone hacker built a self-driving car with Linux

Wait, what? You might be asking yourself what inspired a hacker by the name of George Hotz to build his

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The Venus Project: One World, No Government. Could It Work?

Architectural designer and futurist, Jacque Fresco, is considered an inspiration by many for his innovative ideas and his blueprint for

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Airbus just patented a jet that could fly from London to New York in 1 hour

Last month, the US Patent and Trademark Office approved an application from Airbus’ Marco Prampolini and Yohann Coraboeuf for an

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The mysterious blue lagoons of MARS

Images appear to show ‘pools’ on red planet (although experts say it’s an optical illusion) Winds on Mars hit 60mph

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Facebook ordered to allow pseudonyms in Germany

BRUSSELS — Facebook may not prevent its users from using fake names, a German privacy watchdog said on Tuesday, in the

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Hoverbike could be a reality in three to five years, creators say

Inside a lab in this city outside Baltimore, a small 3-D printer bleeps, passing black plastic through a needle to

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Switzerland begins postal delivery by drone

Swiss postal service says tests will run until the end of July although the widespread use of drones is not

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Can You Trust Your Ears?

We know our eyes are easily deceived, but what about our ears? Can we be fooled into hearing something that

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Belgium defies France as it mints €2.50 coin to mark Battle of Waterloo

Belgium has begun minting €2.50 coins marking the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s defeat at Waterloo after France forced it to

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