Monthly archives: March, 2017

Future of farming: smart autonomous drones with eyes on the field

Farmers have another tool to help them in the field.
With smartphones in hand, tech-savvy farmers are able to fly heavy duty drones out to do everything from crop dusting to surveying the health of the plants.
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And with smarter software, drones can do more autonomously, making the process more efficient and at far lower cost than hiring a specialised pilot to man an aircraft over the fields.
While makers have offered agriculture drones to the market for two decades now, adoption is tiny, according to Xaircraft, a Chinese maker that’s starting to expand into the U.S. Read more…
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Twitter hails ‘braveheart’ mother who jumped on a leopard to save her son

A woman in Mumbai is being hailed a hero on Twitter after reportedly jumping on a leopard to rescue her little son from its claws. The incident is believed to have taken place in northern Mumbai in an area bordering a forest-park.
The animal leaped out of a dense thicket at around 9pm local time. “I started yelling for help, and ran towards my child to grab him. On seeing me approach, the leopard made a dash for the bushes,” the mother recalled.
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Residents have blamed local authorities for not installing streetlights in the area. The mother, however, managed to avert any serious injuries to her three-year-old. He was given three stitches at a local hospital. Read more…
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Emma Thompson says Donald Trump once asked her out but she turned him down

“Hi, it’s Donald Trump here.”
That’s what Emma Thompson heard as soon as she picked up the phone.
What followed next is a pretty incredible story.
It was the late 1990s, and Thompson was doing a film called Primary Colors with John Travolta, the British actress said during an interview for Swedish news outlet SVT .
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Thompson, who at the time was freshly divorced from Kenneth Branagh, received the call from The Donald while on her trailer on the Universal Studios lot.
After the initial shock, Trump reportedly said: “Yeah, I just you know, I wondered if I could offer you some accommodation in one of my Trump Towers. They’re really comfortable.” Read more…
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People are filled with guilt thanks to this sign thanking everyone for not feeding ducks bread

(Picture: Getty) Ever popped to the park with a loaf of bread you bought as a special treat for the ducks?
Well, you’re a monster. An evil, duck-destroying monster.
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But don’t panic: you’re not alone.
Over on Twitter, people are in mass meltdown after a sign thanking people for not feeding bread to ducks was shared all over the place.
Why? Because we’ve all been feeding ducks bread without a second thought, and are now racked with the deepest, darkest pangs of guilt.
It all started when someone shared a photo of a sign thanking people for not giving ducks any bread.
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Downton Abbey star Jessica Findlay-Brown admits she’s had an eating disorder since she was 14

Jessica opened up about her struggle (Picture: Samir Hussein/WireImage) Downton Abbey star Jessica Findlay-Brown has admitted she has had an eating disorder since she was 14 – blaming society for feeding ‘certain ideas of what beauty is’.
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The actress, who is returning to the small screen in ITV’s Harlots , said she hoped by opening up about her struggles, she could help others.
She told the Daily Mail : ‘I’m doing Hamlet, and it explores a lot… Read the full story
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Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez throws tantrum following Chile’s defeat to Argentina

Alexis Sanchez cut a frustrated figure after Chile’s defeat (Picture: Twitter) Alexis Sanchez proved he’s not just unhappy with how things are going at Arsenal following Chile’s 1-0 loss at the hands of Argentina on Thursday evening.
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The 28-year-old forward was a doubt ahead of the World Cup qualifier after picking up an ankle injury in the Gunners’ 3-1 defeat to West Brom at the Hawthorns.
However, Sanchez started the much-anticipated Buenos Aires clash and played the full 90 minutes – but a 16th… Read the full story
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Men who are insecure about their masculinity want to give women orgasms as an ego boost

(Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) If you’re a woman who’s had sex with a man, you’ve probably experienced it at least once.
Your sex buddy is really keen for you to orgasm. Like, really keen. So keen they ask ‘did you come?’ every two minutes, and are deeply, wholly disappointed when you say no.
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These men don’t understand that orgasms are complex, and that sometimes sex can be absolutely brilliant sans a… Read the full story
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Theresa May runs wrong way after Parliament shooting

Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, after seven people were arrested in raids in London, Birmingham (Picture: PA) CCTV footage showed the moment Theresa May ran the wrong way during the terror attack at Westminster.
The Prime Minister was shown desperately trying to get to… Read the full story
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