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How you can offset price rises coming this winter

By switching electricity providers, householders could save up to €500 a year Few things can be said with absolute certainty, but one thing is for sure – householders are in for an expensive winter. Wholesale price rises on international energy markets have seen all electricity and gas providers here hiking their prices in recent months, with most of them doing ...

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This Robot Walks, Flies, Skateboards, Slacklines

This robot is unusual. There are many robotic models that are capable of traversing different and difficult types of terrain. This one, however, aptly combines several skills: walking, flying, skateboarding and even slacklining. LEONARDO robot in a flight mode. Image credit: Veritasium (screen from YouTube video) Seeing robots around is not surprising anymore – just think about drones or robotic ...

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Musk says Starship may be ready for orbital launch next month, but FAA review continues

Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, said Friday the company’s huge new Starship rocket could be ready for its first orbital test launch from South Texas as soon as November, but the schedule comes with two big uncertainties that may push the launch to next year. “If all goes well, Starship will be ready for its first orbital launch ...

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