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Submission + - Pigeon transfers data faster than South Africa's T (news.com.au) 2

Attila Dimedici writes: I believe that we discussed this when they first proposed it, but now they have gone and done it.
http://www.news.com.au/technology/pigeon-transfers-data-faster-than-south-africas-telkom/story-e6frfro0-1225771449209?from=public_rss

Workers at a South African information technology company this week proved it was faster for them to transmit data with a carrier pigeon than to send it using Telkom, the country's leading ISP.

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Submission + - Canadian Cannabis Car (www.cbc.ca)

sykobabul writes: The CBC is reporting:

"An electric car made of hemp is being developed by a group of Canadian companies in collaboration with an Alberta Crown corporation.

The Kestrel will be prototyped and tested later in August by Calgary-based Motive Industries Inc., a vehicle development firm focused on advanced materials and technologies, the company announced."

Leave it to us Canadians to come up with all sorts of uses for cannabis.

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