Kenyan Man Builds Himself an Airplane From Scratch

October 19, 2010 by  
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Screenshot from YouTube If all goes according to plan, this week Gabriel Nderitu will join the ranks of aviation history by becoming the first Kenyan to achieve flight with a homemade airplane. The 42-year-old, like the Wright brothers before him, isn’t a professional engineer or a pilot — in fact, he works in IT. But after months of studying airplane design and almost a year of tinkering on his humble plane, Gabriel n…

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Runaway Evolution Speeding Impact of Cane Toad Invasion

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Image credit: brian.gratwicke / Creative Commons Scientists call it the “Olympic Village Effect”: A phenomena in which the fittest of a species breed with one another to create generations of physically exceptional individuals. This mechanism may be the cause of the incredible spread of cane toads in Australia —a revelation that proves they may be nearly impossible to stop but… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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