DRONE STARTUP WANTS TO DELIVER BLOOD TO RURAL AMERICA

To make it in America, drone delivery will have to master a niche demand. Most of America that has customers is already well-served by logistics. The Postal Service can carry most things at low cost, and for faster shipping, retailers like Amazon will use shipping companies like FedEx or UPS. To make it in America, drones need to deliver a cargo within the same day, and because drones can only carry so much, they need to make sure they’re carrying a cargo that is both tiny and important. So what is it, exactly, that drones could deliver better, faster than anything else?

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Whatever Game This Is, This Guy Is Clearly its Best Player

While mere mortals like you and I are trying to comprehend what the hell is going on here, this guy is racking up bonkers combos on what one can only hope is this game’s highest difficulty setting. His player name is ~ё~, and he’s on the fast track to carpal tunnel syndrome.

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This Map Shows the Size of Some of the World’s Biggest Empires from History

Which empire was the biggest throughout history? Which had the most people? Which had the biggest contiguous empire? The map below details all the most powerful empires from history and shows the area each empire covered, the amount of people they had under their rule, the year they reached their political height, the period of time they reigned, and who their most famous ruler waas.

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Uber Reportedly Will Invest $500 Million Into Mapping the World

Earlier this month, satellite imaging technology company Digital Globe announced it was partnering with Uber to “leverage DigitalGlobe’s industry leading constellation of sensors to access imagery and location intelligence to help identify and improve pick-up and drop-off locations.” Last week, Uber posted a press release to announce that Brian McClendon, the former head of Google Maps who left the company for Uber last year, would be leading Uber’s global mapping initiative. McClendon wrote that the company is “doubling down” on its mapping investment but didn’t say how much it would spend.

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