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  1. Chinese dance goes to HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... China to Persia, desert to city; the music is like a lush Western movie score; and the stage is full of twirling, gliding, leaping dancers. It is all very entertaining, and the quality of the dancing is very high as the story unfolds. It goes back ...

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  2. Acrobatic spinner dolphin flips out of the water in breathtaking photographRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Daily Mail

    Tennis ace Boris Becker is photographed with a plaster on his nose after revealing doctors have treated him for a type of skin cancer Spinner dolphins, also known as the long-snouted dolphin, can leap up to nine-feet and 10-inches in the air The spectacular series of action packed shots show a dolphin flipping out of the water, gracefully gliding through the air and another younger marine mammal just surfacing on the water with its mother. The photographs were taken in Sri Lanka by award-winning photographer, Tony Wu, who spends his time researching and documenting rarely seen marine animals.

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  3. Being a traveling lover i amRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Brad Ideas

    The recently released national noise map makes it strikingly clear just how much air travel contributes to the noise pollution in our lives. In my previous discussion of flying cars I expressed the feeling that the noise of flying cars is one of their greatest challenges.

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  4. Just like an eagle, this autonomous glider can fly on thermal currentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Digital Trends

    An eagle soaring may look majestic but in technical terms, there is some impressive physics happening "under the hood" when they do. Specifically, eagles and other soaring birds take advantage of the upward currents of warm air, known as thermals, to help them more easily sail through the sky.

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  5. Legendary Julian Glider Pilots Soar Through LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Statecollege.com

    The Ridge Soaring Gliderport in Julian is home to multiple records set by two Glider Hall of Fame pilots, Thomas Knauff and Doris Grove. Already an experienced power-plane flyer, there was something different about being up in the sky with no engine, using the wind and thermal energy to keep the plane in the air as long as possible.

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  6. AI-powered gliders are learning to fly like birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | New York Post

    It took mankind untold eons to learn how to fly, but now artificial intelligence is doing something similar and in a fraction of the time. No, there are no robots constructing planes like the Wright brothers, but some AI-powered gliders are indeed learning how to cruise through the air just like birds, and they're getting pretty good at it.

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  7. Researchers built AI-powered gliders that learn how to fly just like birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Boy Genius

    It took mankind untold eons to learn how to fly, but now artificial intelligence is doing something similar and in a fraction of the time. No, there's no robots constructing planes like the Wright brothers, but some AI-powered gliders are indeed learning how to cruise through the air just like birds, and they're getting pretty good at it.

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  8. Physicists train robotic gliders to soar like birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Science Blog

    The words "fly like an eagle" are famously part of a song, but they may also be words that make some scientists scratch their heads. Especially when it comes to soaring birds like eagles, falcons and hawks, who seem to ascend to great heights over hills, canyons and mountain tops with ease.

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  9. Self-flying glider 'learns' to soar like a birdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Bangkok Post

    PARIS: Scientists have created a self-flying glider that uses machine learning to navigate rising air currents, in an experiment that could help our understanding of how birds migrate. Soaring birds ride warm air passages known as thermals to fly and gain height without needing to flap their wings, although no one knows exactly how they do it.

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  10. Everything you need to know about Derby Feste 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | This is Derbyshire

    ... will be 'FierS Cheval' by Compagnie Quidams which is a herd of beautiful larger-then-life glowing white horses gliding through the Cathedral Quarter. The parade starts on Queen Street at 8pm then moves down to Sadler Gate, The Strand, St James' ...

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  11. How AI Is Teaching Gliders to SoarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Discover

    An adult albatross can spend days without ever touching the ground. Long wings that lock into place provide enormous amounts of lift.

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  12. Glider soaring via reinforcement learning in the fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Nature

    ... hine Learning (eds Bratko, I. & Dzeroski, S.) 278-287 (Morgan Kaufmann, San Francisco, 1999). Horvitz, N. et al. The gliding speed of migrating birds: slow and safe or fast and risky? Ecol. Lett .

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  13. Tri-Lakes Takes: A rapid descent from Mount ColdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | North County Public Radio

    ... thermals and soar back up again, whereas a speedflyer is pretty much a faster and quicker down. Peter : Right. Hang gliding has a rigid wing, whereas this one is flexible like a parachute. But unlike a parachute, this one is shaped more like a wing ...

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  14. 24th Annual Open House Wings & Wheels Fly In and Car Show to be held...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | RiverBender.com

    The 24th Annual Open House Wings & Wheels Fly In and Car Show will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29 at St. Louis Regional Airport on Hwy.

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  15. Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra & Damian Woetzel - Spaces - New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... were Lil Buck and Jared Grimes, each a bravura performer in his own right. Buck is a master of jookin'-a gliding, rippling street-dance from Memphis - and Grimes a virtuoso tapper. Both dances, like flamenco and other vernacular forms, allow for a ...

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  16. First look at Boeing's 777X jetlinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | CNN

    Boeing has finally provided a glimpse of the upcoming 777X-9 aircraft, the first aircraft of its next generation 777s. While it will never take to the skies, the aircraft is to undergo almost a year of testing on the ground to verify the structural strength and accuracy of the design.

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  17. Pilots Fly Glider To New Heights In Argentina Above AndesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Pilots with a Nevada glider team have flown to new heights above the Andes Mountains in Argentina using only wind as their engine. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports an experimental sailplane built by a Perlan Project team set an unofficial world altitude record for engineless flight on Sunday, then broke that record by more than a half-mile two days later.

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  18. Pilots smash record for high-altitude flight with an experimental glider above ArgentinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | ITV

    An experimental sailplane built by a Perlan Project team set an unofficial world altitude record for engineless flight on Sunday. The glider carried pilots Jim Payne and Miguel Iturmendi, to 76,100 feet, or more than 14 miles above the El Calafate region of Argentina.

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  19. Pilots fly glider to new heights in Argentina above AndesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | The Daily News-Record

    Pilots with a Nevada glider team have flown to new heights above the Andes Mountains in Argentina using only wind as their engine. An experimental sailplane built by a Perlan Project team set an unofficial world altitude record for engineless flight on Sunday, then broke that record by more than a half-mile two days later, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported .

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  20. Glider soars to record heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Stuff.co.nz

    Pilots took the carbon-fibre sailplane named Perlan 2 to 76,124 feet - 23,202 metres - above Patagonia in Argentina, project backer Airbus said, smashing two of its own previous records. Pilots Jim Payne and Tim Gardner flew higher than even the US Air Force's U2 spy plane aircraft, which topped out at 73,737 feet in 1989, the aircraft manufacturer said.

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