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Drones add LED fireworks to Mount Fuji in Japan

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Drones can be used for everything from war to ecommerce deliveries, but it’s surprising how seldom they’re used for entertainment. One Japanese company hopes to change that with something it calls Sky Magic

Shibuya-based MicroAd recently demonstrated its Sky Magic choreographed drone performances in front of the iconic backdrop of Mt. Fuji. As a group of traditional Shamisen players strum their instruments under the night sky, 20 drones equipped with 16,500 LEDs dance in the air, creating…

Drones add LED fireworks to Mount Fuji in Japan

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Drones can be used for everything from war to ecommerce deliveries, but it’s surprising how seldom they’re used for entertainment. One Japanese company hopes to change that with something it calls Sky Magic

Shibuya-based MicroAd recently demonstrated its Sky Magic choreographed drone performances in front of the iconic backdrop of Mt. Fuji. As a group of traditional Shamisen players strum their instruments under the night sky, 20 drones equipped with 16,500 LEDs dance in the air, creating…

McLaren is selling one of the rarest and fastest supercars ever built

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Here’s your chance to own a piece of automotive history: British supercar maker McLaren Automotive has announced that it will be selling one of the last F1 supercars ever built.

This is momentous for several reasons. First, only 64 F1 road cars were ever produced during the 1993 to 1998 production run. What’s more, this one, which was built in 1998, is one of only six made that year.

This one, chassis number 69 was…

McLaren is selling one of the rarest and fastest supercars ever built

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Here’s your chance to own a piece of automotive history: British supercar maker McLaren Automotive has announced that it will be selling one of the last F1 supercars ever built.

This is momentous for several reasons. First, only 64 F1 road cars were ever produced during the 1993 to 1998 production run. What’s more, this one, which was built in 1998, is one of only six made that year.

This one, chassis number 69 was…

Samsung ‘Bedtime VR Stories’ might be the perfect remote parenting app

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One of the most overlooked aspects of the emerging virtual reality space is its ability to bring people who are located many miles apart together in one virtual space

Part of the problem is that most of the VR out there is focused on passive viewing experiences or gaming. But a new app from Samsung called Bedtime VR Stories offers ta prime example of how VR can be a tool to connect with someone across long distances

The app allows a parent…

Samsung ‘Bedtime VR Stories’ might be the perfect remote parenting app

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One of the most overlooked aspects of the emerging virtual reality space is its ability to bring people who are located many miles apart together in one virtual space

Part of the problem is that most of the VR out there is focused on passive viewing experiences or gaming. But a new app from Samsung called Bedtime VR Stories offers ta prime example of how VR can be a tool to connect with someone across long distances

The app allows a parent…

Samsung ‘Bedtime VR Stories’ might be the perfect remote parenting app

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One of the most overlooked aspects of the emerging virtual reality space is its ability to bring people who are located many miles apart together in one virtual space

Part of the problem is that most of the VR out there is focused on passive viewing experiences or gaming. But a new app from Samsung called Bedtime VR Stories offers ta prime example of how VR can be a tool to connect with someone across long distances

The app allows a parent…

Londoner dances on the Tube to Prince in heartwarming tribute

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The London Underground is normally such a gloomy place that it’s always nice when something fun and unexpected happens.

YouTuber VibeyJax took the party to the Circle Line on Sunday to pay tribute to Prince. He found a patch of space near the doors, put on “I Wanna Be Your Lover,” and started throwing some pretty impressive shapes.

Pretty soon other people in the carriage were joining in, too.

Londoner dances on the Tube to Prince in heartwarming tribute

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The London Underground is normally such a gloomy place that it’s always nice when something fun and unexpected happens.

YouTuber VibeyJax took the party to the Circle Line on Sunday to pay tribute to Prince. He found a patch of space near the doors, put on “I Wanna Be Your Lover,” and started throwing some pretty impressive shapes.

Pretty soon other people in the carriage were joining in, too.

The Beatles have their makeup done in never-before-seen footage from 1965

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The Beatles were always a rather cheeky lot.

That’s certainly evident in this previously unreleased silent footage debuted Tuesday by Australia’s National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA). The 49-second clip was originally shot by Australian dancer and make-up artist, Dawn Swane.

All four band members, Paul, John, Ringo and George, are captured having their makeup done and pulling faces at the camera before a BBC…