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Bagel is the smart tape measure you didn’t know you needed

Bagel is the smart tape measure you didn’t know you needed That chunky tape measure in your toolbox is so last century.It’s time to get with the 21st century, geeky DIYers, with a smart measuring device called Bagel.

Why are we still building space tech down here on Earth?

Why are we still building space tech down here on Earth? An incredibly detailed such mission was recently proposed in the Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, going through all the steps in building and assembling a modular 100-meter space telescope called the Robotically Assembled Modular Space Telescope, or RAMST.As long as there’s been a space program, there’s been a will to create a space construction program — the only question has been how to actually get it done.

Watch 19 buildings collapse into a giant dust cloud

Watch 19 buildings collapse into a giant dust cloud Controlled implosions of buildings are generally mesmerising to watch, and this one is no different.19 buildings — each seven to 12 stories high — were destroyed simultaneously to make way for a new business center in Hankou, Hubei, central China.