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Singapore is now the testing ground for the world's first self-driving taxis

Singapore is now the testing ground for the world's first self-driving taxis
http://yahoonewsdigest-us.tumblr.com/149456229204

Harley Davidson's newest ride

Single-cam Milwaukee-Eight 107 and 114 engines will replace the motorcycle company's twin-cam engine that debuted in 1999

check it out: http://www.autoblog.com/2016/08/23/harley-davidson-milwaukee-eight-vtwin-engine/

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How to recover the root password on Redhat Fedora and CentOS - My How To Articles How to reset the root password:
1. Reboot the system.
2. When the boot loader menu appears use the arrow keys to select the distribution install you want to edit. Next press "A".
3. You will be given a grub prompt that looks like the following. grub append> ro root=LABEL=/
4. Put the word "single" at the end of the grub append prompt and press enter. Note there is a space before the word single. grub append> ro root=LABEL=/ single
5. The system will boot into single-user mode. At the prompt enter passwd root and enter the new root password. sh-2.05# passwd root
6. Now reboot the server and you should be able to log back in as root.

What are kilobytes, megabytes, and gigabytes? byte (B) kilobyte (KB) - 1000^1

Google killing app format used only by The 1% • The Register

This one is sort of a yawner as hardly anyone knew about or used this service in the first place.

But, anyway, yeah, they are ending the so-called "Chrome Packaged App"

Banach density | I Can't Believe It's Not Random!

This is a nice site for discovering patterns that exist and that influence reality in ways that cannot be directly seen without the helpful lens of pure mathematics.

China's futuristic 'straddling bus' is actually a thing

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They built it. They actually built it.
After years of waiting, what was once a crazy dream has apparently become reality as China's infamous "straddling bus" went on its inaugural test run in Qinhuangdao, Hebei province earlier today.

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