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Indonesian Oil Refinery Ablaze After Massive Explosion
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Indonesian Oil Refinery Ablaze After Massive Explosion

A massive fire rages at the Balongan refinery, operated by state oil company Pertamina, in Indramayu, West Java, on March 29, 2021.Photo: Agus Sipur (Getty Images) A massive blaze lit up at an Indonesia oil refinery in the wee hours of Monday morning, sparking continuous flames for hours. At least five people have been seriously...

Rumored Samsung Tab A7 Lite Tablet Shows Up in Leaked Pics
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Rumored Samsung Tab A7 Lite Tablet Shows Up in Leaked Pics

Image: Samsung via Evan Blass (Other) As predicted by an alleged product roadmap from Samsung from earlier this month, info about Samsung’s next budget tablet has leaked onto the net. Advertisement According to leaks posted by Evan Blass, Galaxy Tab A7 Lite is a small 8.4-inch tablet with a simple design and rather barebones specs...

Is There Still Hope That We’ll Blow Up the Stupid Boat?
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Is There Still Hope That We’ll Blow Up the Stupid Boat?

The Ever Given, unstuck and clearly not blown up.Photo: SUEZ CANAL AUTHORITY (AP) A gaggle of tug boats freed a container ship on Monday that has been stuck in the Suez Canal for six days, appearing to dash the world’s dream that we would simply blow up the boat. Advertisement But don’t put away those...

Boston Dynamics Shows Off New Warehouse Robot
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Boston Dynamics Shows Off New Warehouse Robot

Watch it unwrap its first present. Big Stretch Robot creator Boston Dynamics has released its next ominous creation: the “Stretch.” This robot isn’t destined to frolic in fields, like some of its brethren. Stretch has a far more mundane job, requiring it to spend much of its life indoors. As its name implies, the robot...

Watch the Amazing Moment as the Giant Ship Finally Gets Unstuck
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Watch the Amazing Moment as the Giant Ship Finally Gets Unstuck

Here’s what it took to get it unstuck. Ever Given After six days of being wedged in the banks of the Suez Canal, the giant container ship known as the “Ever Given” finally broke free on Monday afternoon local time. It posed a massive disruption as it blocked the waterway, with hundreds of cargo ships...

Seoul’s smart poles will soon be able to charge drones and EVs
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Seoul’s smart poles will soon be able to charge drones and EVs

This article was originally published by Sarah Wray on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, or sign up for Cities Today News. Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) is installing new ‘smart...