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Amazon Go Aims To Make Grocery Shopping Hassle Free And Fun!

By Meera Dolasia on December 8, 2016
Amazon Go Aims To Make Grocery Shopping Hassle Free And Fun!

On Monday, December 6, online retailing giant Amazon announced the opening of its first brick and mortar grocery store. Called Amazon Go, the Seattle-based store that is currently being tested by company employees, closely mimics regular convenience stores except for one thing — thanks to Amazon’s proprietary “Just Walk Out” technology, all purchases are handled electronically. This means that there are no cashiers, checkouts, or lines. Shoppers simply grab what they want and leave.

Video Of The Week — Jetmen Trio Fly In Formation With French Military Jets

By Meera Dolasia on December 5, 2016
Video Of The Week — Jetmen Trio Fly In Formation With French Military Jets

During the past 15 years, Yves “Jetman” Rossy has strapped on his jetpack — carbon fiber wings powered by four small engines — to conduct many heart-stopping stunts. The former Swiss Air Force pilot has soared across the Grand Canyon, circled Japan's Mt. Fuji and even flown alongside the world's largest commercial airplane, the Airbus A380. On November 25, the daredevil upped the ante when he and protégés Vince Reffet and Frédéric ‘Fred’ Fugen, flew in formation with eight Alpha Jets from the Patrouille de France, the precision aerobatics demonstration team of the French Air Force.

These Stylish Shoes Are Crafted Entirely From Chocolate!

By Jeffrey Shao on December 4, 2016
These Stylish  Shoes Are Crafted Entirely From Chocolate!

With Christmas around the corner, Valentine’s Day is probably the last thing on your mind. However, don’t tell that to Motohiro Okai. The chocolatier who works at the Rihga Royal Hotel Chocolate Boutique L’éclat in Osaka, Japan, has been feverishly working to perfect an exclusive line of “shoes” that will delight even the most discerning man.

Hour Of Code Is Designed To Inspire Kids From 4 to 104!

By Meera Dolasia on December 1, 2016
Hour Of Code Is Designed To Inspire Kids From 4 to 104!

From December 5-11, millions of kids in over 180 countries will take the Hour of Code challenge. The annual initiative, which coincides with Computer Science week, is organized by Seattle-based non-profit Code.org to demystify the world of coding, and inspire students of all backgrounds and ages to consider a career in software engineering.

Video Of The Week - OK Go's New Video Is A Slow Motion Masterpiece!

By Meera Dolasia on November 28, 2016
Video Of The Week - OK Go's New Video Is A Slow Motion Masterpiece!

American rock band OK Go has been entertaining fans with their original music videos since 2006. The inaugural creation for their song "Here It Goes Again" filmed with the group’s four members performing atop fast-moving treadmills became one of the year’s biggest hits and even won a Grammy. The video for This Too Shall Pass released in 2010, featured a Rube Goldberg machine. Now, the group has done it again with a video so complex, that it can only be fully appreciated in slow motion!

The New Snapchat Spectacles Are As Cool As The App!

By Jeffrey Shao on November 21, 2016
The New Snapchat Spectacles Are As Cool As The App!

Snapchat, the popular social media app that allows users to share photos or short videos, or “snaps,” has taken the world by storm since its launch in 2012. Now, the company has done it again with the release of Snapchat Spectacles — stylish sunglasses that can record short video clips.

Why Thanksgiving Falls On A Thursday And Other Fun Trivia About This All-Important Holiday

By Meera Dolasia on November 17, 2016
Why Thanksgiving Falls On A Thursday And Other Fun Trivia About This All-Important Holiday

A week from today, on Thursday, Nov 24, Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving. The annual tradition is credited to a harvest celebration between the early European settlers and the Native Americans. While that is true, there is more to that story and the other traditions observed on this secular holiday, on which family and friends get together to count their blessings over a scrumptious meal. Here is some Thanksgiving trivia that may be fun to share at the dinner table.

Video Of The Week — Have You Taken The Mannequin Challenge?

By Meera Dolasia on November 14, 2016
Video Of The Week — Have You Taken The Mannequin Challenge?

The Mannequin Challenge is the latest viral Internet video trend that is taking the world by storm. As the name indicates, it involves being frozen in action for about a minute while the video is being recorded, usually with a catchy tune playing in the background.

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