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This Self-Driving ‘Robo-Vehicle’ Could Reinvent Urban Delivery

This is the Renault EZ-PRO, a driverless, modular, connected, and 100% electric “robo-vehicle” or concept car targeted at transport and urban parcel and service delivery that’s adapted to the last-mile ecosystem. Designed by Groupe Renault, “the French leader of electric vehicles,” the EZ-PRO concept car follows the ride-sharing, EZ-GO.

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This Mountain Bike’s ‘Radical Suspension Design’ Nails Bumpy Landings and Enhances Performance

This is the Structure Cycleworks SCW1, a revolutionary mountain bike that’s considered to be “the most significant evolution in mountain bike chassis design since rear suspension.” Weighing about 32 lbs., this state-of-the-art mountain beast is a 27.5” wheeled, full carbon, full suspension, enduro bike with super-advanced framework.

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This ‘Relative’ of the Banana Tree May Help Reduce COVID-19 Plastic Waste

The abaca tree, a relative of the banana, is producing a fiber that is being made into COVID-19 PPE products, including face masks. As strong as polyester but with the added benefit of organically breaking down, the abaca could help rid plastic pollution, which is seeing an uptick due to the discarding of single-use plastic PPE.

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Dad Invents ‘Death Stranding’ Safety Suit to Protect his Baby from Coronavirus

A 30-year-old father, who also is a Shanghai-based interior designer and video game enthusiast, invented a “coronavirus safety pod” to protect his baby boy from the deadly virus. The protective dad who is known by his moniker, Bai Ying, or the “white shadow,” designed the “special suit” for his family’s public outings.

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Europe’s Largest 3D Printer Made History by Creating an Entire Two-Story House

This is Europe’s biggest 3D printer and it has wowed internationally by making an entire two-story house. To top it off, it’s reportedly the largest house printed in one piece – with a fixed printer, in history. This impressive digital feat was accomplished by a Belgian sustainable construction company, Kamp C.

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These Bug-Killing Drones and Helicopters Are Combatting a Locust Invasion to Protect India’s Crops

A fleet of insecticide-spraying drones and helicopters have been deployed in India to protect its crops from swarms of destructive desert locusts. These devouring beasts have dispersed to nine heartland states of the world’s second-largest producer of rice and wheat. One swarm of locusts can reportedly eat the same amount of food in one day as 35,000 people.

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This Businessman Quit his Job, Re-forested his Land and It Has Since Become a Wildlife Sanctuary

A nature-loving photographer named Aditya Singh knew that he wasn’t meant to be behind a desk, but instead wanted to be immersed in nature. So, one day he decided to quit his civil services job and leave Delhi and move to Sawai Madhopur city in Rajasthan, which is adjacent to the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.

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