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Why Driverless Cars Will Screech to a Stop | Observer

The liability and regulatory issues involved in letting a 3000 pound death machine steer itself with no human at the controls are huge.

Source: Why Driverless Cars Will Screech to a Stop | Observer


Household Extension Cords can cause a Fire

Choose the right extension cord for the job, and use it as specified. Extension cords can overheat and cause fires when used improperly.

Overheating is usually caused by overloading or connecting appliances that consume more watts than the cord can handle. 358 more words


South Africa: Rock-Shifting Technology Brings New Hope to Lily Mine Rescue Efforts

New technology is being used to loosen a huge rock weighing between 20 and 30 tons that is hampering the rescue operation of three miners in Mpumalanga. 279 more words


South Africa: Second Death in 30 Days At Limpopo Mine

A platinum miner in Limpopo was killed after the brakes failed on a utility vehicle she was in at the Atlatsa Resources Bokoni mine near Burgersfort. 186 more words


Day 5: Safety goggles


Today was more of the same down in the laser lab!

In these photos you can see our laser goggles used to protect us from stray light, a vital piece of safety equipment! 129 more words


Safety First?

In order to demonstrate how to properly develop arguments, Cicero presents the dilemma of a court debate on a course of action in which both sides have differing opinions on what aspect of the matter is most important. 185 more words

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Thank You For Doing Your Jobs Right

The other day I was involved in an accident on the roadway just outside my house. I was driving my 1999 Ford Explorer Limited.

Of all of the vehicles I’ve owned, I’ve liked this one the most – I suspect I’ll never be able to afford such a nice ride again. 283 more words