Long distance drone flights “to boost business” in remote Scotland – The Scotsman

New laws which will allow drones to fly longer distances than ever before could boost business in the most remote parts of Scotland, it has been claimed.

Business leaders will gather in Inverness for Drone Week from tomorrow (Monday) to hear how new regulations, currently being devised, will allow Beyond Visual Line of Site (BVLOS) navigation of the unmanned aircraft in the UK for the first time.

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Hear Heavy Metal, the World’s First 3D-Printed Aluminum Guitar | Guitar World

Several months ago, Olaf Diegel, a professor from Sweden’s University of Lund, debuted his incredible 3D-printed aluminum guitar. The guitar—a truly beautiful instrument that was decked out in barbed wire and roses—was the world’s first 3D printed aluminum ax.

The guitar, better known as the Heavy Metal, grew out of Diegel’s desire to test metal 3D printing.

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Google’s New Vacation App Was 280 Years in the Making | WIRED

KALININGRAD IS A Russian seaport named for a Soviet revolutionary. But in the 18th century, it was called Königsberg and was in the German kingdom of Prussia. And it was a math problem.

Königsberg stretched across both banks of the river Pregel, and it included two islands in the middle of the river. Seven bridges connected these islands and the rest of Königsberg. People wondered if they could walk across all seven bridges without crossing any of them more than once.

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