Amazon uses fascinating robots to find your stuff

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Amazon ships so many packages that it’s no surprise they need robots to help speed things up. They use Kiva robots, developed by Kiva Systems, to locate items, move shelves to the package handler, and return the shelves to a new, logical location depending on what’s left on the shelf. It’s pretty fascinating to see how they move, aware of ... Read More »

Here’s what cities would look like without electricity

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Ah, cities. Our bright havens that block out nearly all sources of natural light in the universe. Those who live in them miss out on the brilliant views on our galaxy that people in remote areas get to witness. It’s hard to imagine what cities would look like without any man-made lights, but photographer Thierry Cohen created a collection of ... Read More »