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This plane-pulling robo-dog makes Boston Dynamics’ Spot look scrawny

[embedded content] Between Boston Dynamics’ assorted robo-canines and the Swiss robot dog carrying out oil rig inspections, four-legged robots are making some impressive strides these days. But, at least as far as pure strength is concerned, none can measure up to the hydraulic quadruped robot HyQReal, created by researchers at Italy’s Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia […]

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Impossible’s new plant-based sausage is here, but only at Little Caesar’s

Impossible Foods Plant-based food startup Impossible Foods is launching its first new meat-free product since its upgraded Impossible Burger. Get ready for … The Impossible Sausage. Created as part of a collaboration with pizza chain Little Caesars, the vegan, halal, and kosher-friendly faux sausage debuts today on the chain’s new Impossible Supreme Pizza. It’s available […]

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Lilium Jet takes flight in first test for all-electric, five-seater aircraft

The Lilium Jet, an all-electric, five-seater aircraft, had a successful maiden flight, allowing German startup Lilium to take another step towards its goal of launching an on-demand air taxi service. Two years ago, Lilium completed test flights on the world’s first electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) jet. The two-seater prototype, which was controlled remotely […]