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  • Think Before You Ship: Testing The Gentleness Of Various Freight Carriers

    Think Before You Ship: Testing The Gentleness Of Various Freight Carriers

    We all wonder what’s going on with the items we ship. Do they wing their way across the country in a pillowy cloud of comfort? Do they fall from great heights onto hard concrete? To test this, Popular Mechanics sent a box containing a device that tests for gravity and acceleration to multiple places in the US. The results were quite interesting. Read More

  • The Return Of The Blimp . . . As A Green Cargo Carrier

    The Return Of The Blimp . . . As A Green Cargo Carrier

    It's not news that cargo planes aren't the greenest way to transport heavy loads, but some companies are working on other ways to send goods through the air. Could blimps make a comeback as a greener cargo carrier? Speaking to an audience at the World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment in Oxford, England, scientist David King recently predicted that helium-powered ships could be carrying… Read More