Interesting Things of the Week #3



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1. You really shouldn’t believe everything you read on the internet, anyone with an internet connection and a level of intelligence to type a few sentences can write anything on the internet. Recently some people who actually decided to go against their common sense and listen to a bunch of strangers in order to ‘unlock’ backwards compatibility on the Xbox One ended up with an extremely expensive brick,a brick worth over half a grand.


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2. A new type of rocket using argon gas as its source of energy called the VASMIR (Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket) has been invented and contains immense potential. By traveling 35 miles a second (WOW that is 126,000 miles per hour) the VASMIR rocket can reach Mars in about 39 days which is 6 times faster than current methods.

3. Amazon recently unveiled their plan for Amazon Prime Air, a system that uses drones to deliver packages. This system delivers packages in a shocking 30 minutes or less and could possibly revolutionize packaging in the future.


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