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I spent 9 hours on a Boeing 787, in business class

Is it any easier to sleep in business class? Is the food way better? Is it really worth the extra money and miles to upgrade? Did I sit next to a model? Yes.

By January 23, 2016

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Super-light metal from Boeing is both flexible and strong (Tomorrow Daily 256)

A Boeing research team is lifting the veil on its new, lightweight metal. The microlattice design and ultrathin walls make for a flexible, durable material that could someday be used in airplanes or cars.

By October 12, 2015

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Boeing says its metal microlattice is the 'lightest metal ever' (Tomorrow Daily 256)

Ashley discusses a new metal with walls 1,000 times thinner than a human hair, a robot that may someday become a handy helper for ISS astronauts and a biodegradable "water bottle" you can eat.

By October 12, 2015

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Apple elects former Boeing exec to board

James Bell, who worked for the aircraft maker for 38 years, becomes Apple's sole African-American director.

By October 1, 2015

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner wows with near-vertical takeoff

Boeing is prepping for the 2015 Paris Air Show by trumpeting the nearly unreal vertical takeoff powers of the next-gen passenger jet.

By June 12, 2015

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Your impulse buys are costing Amazon a fortune

The online retailer missed Wall Street projections during its all-important holiday quarter, and shipping and fulfillment costs didn't help the situation.

By January 28, 2016

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Here are the reasons why so many hoverboards are catching fire

Buying a self-balancing scooter? You might want to think twice.

By December 22, 2015

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Boeing patents a 'Method and system for shockwave attenuation,' aka force field

The world's largest aerospace company has been granted a patent for a 'Star Wars'-like force field system for protecting vehicles and buildings from shockwave damage.

By March 24, 2015

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Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.

By March 22, 2015

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15 hours on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, in coach

Want to sit for 15 hours? Boeing's new 787-9 claims better passenger comfort over extremely long-haul routes. Here's what it's like on one of the longest you can take.

By January 20, 2015