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Your next car’s backup camera could detect moving and stationary hazards

Your next car’s backup camera could detect moving and stationary hazards Your next car’s backup camera could automatically warn you of hazards: children or pets behind the car, other vehicles, even walls or dumpsters you might not see, especially in the dark.The cost would be nominal on cars already equipped with backup cameras and ultrasonic parking sonar, Harman says.

Relax: self-driving cars won’t kill you (and they’re not really self-driving, yet)

Relax: self-driving cars won’t kill you (and they’re not really self-driving, yet) The principal driver assist technologies today are adaptive cruise control (ACC), lane departure warning, and blind spot detection.) Each automaker sets a threshold beyond which lane keep assist won’t track; the car and sensors may be capable of more.

With MIT’s new imaging tech, now you can judge a book right through the cover

With MIT’s new imaging tech, now you can judge a book right through the cover Ten years ago, MIT researchers demonstrated they could use terahertz imaging to read a letter inside a sealed FedEx envelope.It starts out using terahertz radiation, which is a band of EM radiation that has lower energy and longer wavelength than the visible and IR bands.

New evidence suggests Amelia Earhart died as a castaway on a desert island

New evidence suggests Amelia Earhart died as a castaway on a desert island But — and this is critical — these skeleton measurements are the merest tip of the iceberg as far as the evidence TIGHAR has encountered.The discovery of a water catchment system in 1944 that could’ve been built using materials carried aboard Earhart’s Electra.