World Records Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Rio Olympics 2016: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt fit and ready to make historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Age

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  2. Rio Olympics 2016: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt fit and ready to make historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Will there be anybody like Usain Bolt again? Not if you ask the man himself. "I doubt it," he replied, flashing that toothy, impish grin.

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  3. Facebook's solar-powered 'Aquila' internet airplane completes first flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | BetaNews

    When I find myself without internet access for even just a short period of time -- say, less than an hour -- I feel like I am having withdrawal symptoms. I get anxious, irritable, and frustrated.

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  4. Kiwi cyclists earn more medals, world record at junior worlds in SwitzerlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Manawatu Standard

    The gold-medal-winning New Zealand men's team pursuit team in action, led by Campbell Stewart, left, at the junior world track cycling championships in Switzerland. New Zealand continues to grab from the pot of gold at the end of another rainbow jersey on the second day of the junior track cycling world championships in Switzerland.

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  5. Facebook's solar-powered internet drone takes flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Reuters

    Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had completed a successful test flight of a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend internet connectivity to every corner of the planet. Aquila, Facebook's lightweight, high-altitude aircraft, flew at a few thousand feet for 96 minutes in Yuma, Arizona, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a post on his Facebook page.

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  6. Facebook just completed the first full-scale test flight of its giant, internet-serving droneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Digital Trends

    Facebook has been talking about serving Internet via drone for quite some time now , and this week the team at the social networking giant announced a major milestone. The first test flight of a production scale Aquila drone was a success.

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  7. Baby stroller-pushing half marathon record broken by multi-task masterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Inside Bay Area

    OK, so credit actually goes to the 9-month-old's mom, Julia Webb, who pushed Paula in a stroller throughout the Chicago Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon. The duo's mark of 1 hour and 22.57 minutes was almost five minutes faster than the previous mark -- yes, there a precedent -- set by British woman Lindsy James.

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  8. Bolt targets return to record-breaking form at RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | RTE.ie

    Usain Bolt set his sights on breaking his 200 metres world record at the Rio Olympics after declaring himself fit and ready to race following a visit to his controversial German doctor. The six-time Olympic champion faces a key test of his fitness when he races for the first time since pulling out of the Jamaican trials with a hamstring strain - and the first time over 200m all season - at the Muller Anniversary Games in London on Friday night.

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  9. Steeves family reunion in Hillsborough, NB is expected to break world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | GlobalNews

    WATCH ABOVE: A well known New Brunswick family that has spread out around the country is trying to make it into the record books. Preparations are well underway as a well known New Brunswick family that has spread out around the country aims to make it into the record books this weekend.

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  10. Facebook Unmanned Aircraft Comes Bearing InternetRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Benzinga

    According to Facebook Inc , the company formed the Facebook Connectivity Lab to build new technologies - including aircraft, satellites, and wireless communications systems - to help solve the problem of four billion people without Internet access The Connectivity Lab announced a bid milestone in this work on Thursday, by implementing the first full-scale test flight of Aquila, a solar-powered unmanned aircraft that can be used to bring affordable internet to hundreds of millions of people in the hardest-to-reach places. Aquila is expected to circle a region up to 60 miles in diameter, beaming connectivity down from an altitude of more than 60,000 feet using laser communications and millimeter wave systems.

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  11. Facebook's Internet Drone Takes FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | PC Magazine

    The solar-powered drone, designed to beam Internet to underserved areas, uses about as much energy as a hair dryer. A drone with the wingspan of a commercial airliner but the power consumption of a hair dryer lumbered into the air over Arizona last month, a milestone in Facebook's effort to bring Internet access to unconnected areas of the world.

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  12. Sport24.co.za | All eyes on Pogba as United chase world record swoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | News24

    Manchester United have stepped up their world record chase for Paul Pogba by reportedly thrashing out a huge financial package with his agent while the Juventus midfielder eagerly awaits developments in sun-kissed Miami. United manager Jose Mourinho has made Pogba his top transfer target as he bids to make a big impact in his first season at Old Trafford and a record-breaking 100m deal looks to have moved closer on Wednesday.

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  13. Facebook solar plane takes to the skies: Social network completes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Mail

    Facebook's drone takes to the skies: Watch first flight of craft with the wingspan of a 737 designed to beam the internet to Earth It will eventually beam internet to remote areas from up to 90,000 feet to help increase access to the web Internet access many be taken for granted by many, but some 4 billion people around the world are still missing out with an estimated 1.6 billion of those living in remote areas with no mobile network coverage. Facebook plans to tackle the problem with a range of technologies including its high-altitude solar plane Aquila, which has just completed its first successful test flight.

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  14. Facebook's groundbreaking internet drone Aquila takes to the skies for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Mirror.co.uk

    Facebook has announced a major milestone in its work to connect the 1.6 billion people with no access to mobile broadband networks Facebook has completed the first successful test flight of Aquila - the high-altitude, long-endurance solar plane that will one day beam internet to parts of the world that are not yet connected. But the company has ambitious plans to expand the availability of the internet through a series of autonomous drones circling high up in the sky.

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  15. Jaguar To Power Fastest Man On Skis At 160mphRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Salisbury Journal

    Jaguar plans to set a Guinness World Record of "fastest man on skis" at 160mph and has released video of its preparations. It shows Graham Bell - Olympian and presenter of The Jump - being towed by a Jaguar XE AWD at more than 100mph in the Austrian Alps.

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  16. Facebook's Internet-Beaming Airplane Just Had its First FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Time

    Facebook's solar-powered drone has taken its first flight, the company announced Thursday. The aircraft, called Aquila, is part of the Menlo Park, Calif.

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  17. Facebook tests full-scale solar-powered Internet droneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Ars Technica

    Facebook's Connectivity Lab announced today that the company has for the first time test-flown a full-scale version of Aquila, the solar-powered high-altitude drone that Facebook hopes to use to deliver Internet connectivity to the remotest populated corners of the Earth. The test flight took place June 28 but was only announced today by Facebook.

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  18. Time running out to set our Anderson House in orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Southland Times

    Holding your breath while in a freedive? Heroic when that's an athlete's world record breaking achievement. Rather less so in the civic sense of things heading downwards into the dark and in painful need of a turnaround.

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  19. JCB celebrates 25 years production of the Fastrac tractorRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | FarmingUK

    JCB is celebrating 25 years production of the Fastrac - a range of agricultural tractors that remain unique to this day. It was JCB Chairman Anthony Bamford who struck on the idea of manufacturing an unconventional tractor while he was on holiday overseas in 1984.

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  20. Flyboard Air creator bought by US counter explosives companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Gizmag

    The Flyboard Air taking off for its record-breaking flight in Marseille, France, April 2016 View gallery French jet ski champion Franky Zapata made some serious waves back in 2011 when he showed off his ambitious water-jet Flyboard, which uses a jet ski motor to pump water through a pair of boots and hand-held stabilizers. Just this April he upped the ante significantly, with a new device that swaps out water jets for jet engines, and quickly used it to start breaking records .

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