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Google confirms wireless efforts, plans bigger reveal 'in coming months'

Don't look for Google to run a large-scale network. Instead it's teaming up with wireless carriers, as it does with hardware makers for Nexus devices.

By 3 March 2015

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Wonder what it's like when your plane's wing catches fire?

Technically Incorrect: A video posted to YouTube suggests that when you're seated by a plane's window and the wing spouts flames, the natural thing to do is pull out your cell phone and start filming.

By 8 February 2015

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Pilot and wife use iPads to help crash-land plane

Technically Incorrect: Over South Dakota, the electrical system fails on a single-engine plane. So using their iPads, the pilot and his wife reportedly manage to navigate their plane and land it safely on its belly.

By 9 February 2015

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Taiwan plane crash: Dashcam videos flood YouTube

Within hours of a passenger plane clipping a bridge and crashing into a river, chilling dashcam videos from passing vehicles appear online. Some, incredibly, are even set to music.

By 5 February 2015

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Pilot was taking selfies just before plane crash, say investigators

Technically Incorrect: The National Transportation Safety Board says the pilot of a small plane that crashed in Colorado was taking selfies -- as was his passenger -- just before the crash that killed them both.

By 4 February 2015

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Attention planespotters: Watch a solar-powered plane on an around-the-world voyage

A solar-powered plane is preparing for a 35,000km trip around the world without using a single drop of fossil fuel. Here's how you can follow its journey.

By 22 January 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 112: Solar-powered planes, real-life mech suits, Nintendo Direct and more

On today's show, we discuss a 100 percent solar-powered plane and its upcoming attempt to traverse the globe, how you can purchase a working mech suit and if Nintendo's first official online event of 2015 was a success.

By 15 January 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 112: Solar-powered planes, real-life mech suits, Nintendo Direct and more

The Solar Impulse 2 is the world's first airplane powered entirely by sunlight, and it will soon embark on a 12-leg journey around the world. It's an ambitious flight that could take up to 5 months if the weather doesn't cooperate, but the plane's pilots hope the trip inspires sustainable design.

By 15 January 2015

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This is what happens when severe turbulence hits a plane

Passengers on an American Airlines flight between Seoul and Dallas post videos showing the sheer fright during turbulence.

By 18 December 2014

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Video captures pilot landing plane sideways in fierce winds

Footage of a plane landing in high winds at Chicago's O'Hare airport shows a landing that, to the average passenger, must have seemed unusual, if not scary.

By 10 November 2014