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Amazon Continues March Toward World Domination

Echo Dot

It was another record year for shopping on Amazon. LedeTree More than a billion items were ordered from Amazon this holiday season, giving the retailing giant its biggest holiday yet. Brilliantly, the company solidified its reach into our lives even more with many of those sales – its own Alexa-enabled …

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2017 in Cannabis: A Very Good Year

Marijuana Tax

As 2017 comes to a close, backers of a legal marijuana market can’t help but think, it’s been a good year. David Royse | LedeTree By the end of the year, according to Arcview Market Research, legal marijuana sales in the United States will hit $10 billion, a third higher …

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Largest Amphibious Plane Has Maiden Flight

AG600 Kunlong

The world’s largest amphibious aircraft, China’s AG600, has made a successful one-hour maiden flight BBC The plane, roughly the size of a Boeing 737 but with four turboprop engines, lifted off from Zhuhai airport in the southern province of Guangdong. The plane can carry 50 people and can stay airborne …

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Star Wars is Dead, Gen-Xers. Get Over It

Dancing Darth Vader With StormTroopers

Let the past die. Kill it, if you have to. No truer words about Disney’s multi-billion dollar franchise have ever been spoken. [Spoiler ahead.] Jason Perlow | ZD Net Something had been eating at me the last few days and I couldn’t put my finger on it. The combination of …

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