Samsung “Safety truck” shows the road ahead on screen so drivers can pass it

Semi-trailers are quite annoying to pass, especially in some countries that have many one-way roads. Samsung found a solution to this problem, using their own technology, they created much safer conditions for drivers to pass these trucks with.

According to the video, almost one person dies in a traffic accident every hour in Argentina, so there is definitely a need for these Safety Trucks. Equipped with a small camera on the front of the truck, a screen on the back, and night vision to keep things just as effective at night as day, Simple advances like these can save lives. We need more creative ideas like these in the world

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This sweet-looking kitty is one of Africa’s deadliest cats

The Felis nigripes, known as the black-footed cat, is not what you would expect when you think of an African cat that’s considered one of the deadliest in the region. As the smallest wild cat in Africa, it’s as threatening as it is adorable.

Adult resident males weigh 4.2 pounds on average while the females weigh on average 3.6 pounds. Black-footed cats are buff-colored with heavy black oblong spots and thick dark stripes on the legs, tails, and neck, which help the animal camouflage. The underside of their paws and paw pads are black, hence the name.

The black-footed cat is endemic to southern Africa, thinning out northwards into Botswana, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. This African cat lives in dry, open savanna, grasslands with short grass areas in abundance of small rodents and ground-roosting birds. During the day, the cats make use of dens or empty termite mounds (especially when with kittens). They’re nocturnal and active throughout the night, using sparse shrub and tree covers to hunt. These cats are predominantly ground-dwellers and prefer to stay away from trees. Black-footed cats are extremely secretive in nature, living a solitary existence except with kittens or during brief mating periods.

According to the national Red List assessment for South Africa, the species has been listed as Vulnerable by IUCN since 2002. It’s suspected that the species is becomingly increasingly threatened, and will continue to decline due to poaching, persecution, traffic accidents, diseases, declining Springhare populations, unsuitable farming practices and predation by domestic animals. The population size is estimated to be fewer than 10,000 mature individuals and has the most restricted distribution of any African species. Black-footed cats are protected by national legislation across most of its range and hunting the species is banned in Botswana and South Africa. Some zoos breed the cats to help sustain their numbers.

It’s hard to imagine this animal, which could convincingly double as a house cat, as one of the deadliest cats in Africa. When you see a black-footed wildcat, you might automatically trace them back to memes of innocent-looking felines that are a bundle of laughs. But don’t let these lethal creatures fool you.

When you think of a deadly African cat, your mind might fall back on an animal that looks a little more like this…

But BBC‘s series “Big Cats” – although the black-footed cats could not be confused as big by any means – proves that size isn’t everything. Camera trapping for black-footed cats is particularly difficult due to its secretive nature and small size, making the species one of the lesser studied wild cats of Africa. But BBC‘s series took advantage of a radio-collared female named Gyra to learn more about this deadly African cat and Twitter users couldn’t get enough.

Although black-footed cats might not look like they’re ruthless killers, they move quickly and can take down tons of small rodents and birds; they also have the capability to track their prey for over 20 miles.

Twitter users were so amused by the idea of this small, innocent-looking house cat doppelgänger being a deadly animal that they began to share their own “deadly” cats online.

Many responded to the Twitter post by BBC with funny captions and even funnier pictures. Take a look at this kitty living the good life, surrounded by money and goods.

Here’s another threatening cat named Nutmeg taking a bite out of her owner’s finger. Similar to the black-footed cat, her cuteness is deceiving.

This Twitter user let BBC One know that they’re mistaken, and that their pet cat could take on an African cat any day.

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Rude woman honks and screams for following traffic rules, what follows is gold

A man was being tailgated by a stressed out woman on a busy boulevard. Suddenly, the light turned yellow, just in front of him. He did the right thing, stopping at the crosswalk, even though he could have beaten The red light by accelerating through the intersection.

The tailgating woman was furious and honked her horn, screaming in frustration as she missed her chance to get through the intersection, dropping her cell phone and makeup.

As she was still in mid-rant, she heard a tap on her window and looked up into the face of a very serious police officer. The officer ordered her to exit her car with her hands up. He took her to the police station where she was searched, finger printed, photographed, and placed in a hold ing cell. After a couple of hours, a policeman approached the cell and opened the door. She was escorted back to the booking desk where the arresting officer was waiting with her personal effects.

He said, “I’m very sorry for this mistake. You see, I pulled up behind your car while you were blowing your horn, flipping off the guy in front of you, and cussing a blue streak at him. I noticed the ‘What Would Jesus Do’ bumper sticker, the ‘Choose Life’ license plate holder, the ‘Follow Me to Sunday-School’ bumper sticker, and the chrome-plated Christian fish emblem on the trunk, Naturally… I assumed you had stolen the car.”

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10+ hilarious examples of Cat logic

#1 What level of laziness is this?

#2 “If it fits, I sit, and who cares if it doesn’t fit anyway?”

#3 Cardboard boxes always win.

#4 Cute, but wrong, but still cute.

#5 They prefer to use their door…

#6 Why buy two comfy beds when you’ve got a table?

#7 You have to make it classy.

#8 “I heard ya.”

#9 Because cardboard is life.

#10 At least you could use the sponge and don’t have to chase after a half-dead mouse.

#11 Always up for the challenge, I see…

#12 Aesthetics!

#13 “All mine!”

#14 Whatever…

#15 “I wanna be on top!”

#16 Owner’s face = ideal sitting spot.

#17 “What do you mean it’s too tight?!”

#18 Preference.

#19 Cat logic.

#20 Cat zone.

#21 There’s no such thing as personal space.

#22 Cardboard for life!

#23 Cat plank.

#24 The infinite love for boxes…

#25 Make it classy.

#26 Cat zen.

#27 “WHAT!?”

#28 They don’t care about gravity.

#29 Shoes are warmer, though.

#30 Filling the blanks…

What do you think?

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this $6 million pickup truck will blow your mind

Behold, a luxury pickup truck unlike any you’ve ever seen.

The incredible Ford 750 World Cruiser has four tons of cargo capacity, a full kitchen, a bathroom, a living room and sleeping quarters for six people. Under the hood you’ll find a Cummins diesel engine that puts out 1,200-fps of torque.

The massive truck is the brainchild Peter Dunkel, owner of Dunkel Industries, a company specializes in heavy moving machinery. In this video, CNN Money shows off the mind-blowing interior of this monster-sized luxury truck.

What would you do with this truck if you owned it? Maybe take the ultimate Texas road trip or head across country to catch the best country music festivals this summer?

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This Cuddly cat wouldn’t leave the supermarket so they turned him into bronze

We all want to be remembered for the good we’ve done in life. For six years at a supermarket in the UK, that embodiment of kindness and courtesy took the form of a friendly feline, who now has been indelibly cast in bronze.

The cat statue at the Morrisons supermarket in Saltney, UK is dedicated to the one of the furriest customers the shop has ever seen, and also one of the most memorable. Brutus the cat once strolled its aisles and greeted customers, sunned himself in windowsills, and hopped in a few carts. He was much beloved by those who shopped at Morrisons, Love Meow reports.

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Sadly, a veterinarian confirmed Brutus had polycystic kidney disease in 2013, which would cut his life short just four years later. But every day until crossing the rainbow bridge on January 16, 2017, Brutus still made the Morrisons shop his home, sneaking in the back entrance, and occasionally being shooed out of it as well.

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“Brutus isn’t allowed in there! He sneaks in the other entrance at the back which is near the pet food as he knows he’s less likely to be spotted!” the Facebook account for Brutus “The Morrisons Cat” posted. “As soon as they see him they remove him gently. He’s very cheeky.”

He’s also very much beloved by the supermarket and community. An art student who lives miles south of Saltney, in Hereford, once traveled to the Morrisons supermarket to present Brutus with a painting she made of him, the Chester Chronicle reports.

“Brutus won the hearts of thousands of local Morrisons shoppers as well as building a Facebook following from all over the world. The number of messages we’ve received has been overwhelming,” Claire Owens, Brutus’s mother, wrote on a fundraising page.

Thanks to donations from Morrisons shoppers, humans around the world, and the shop itself, Saltney area sculptor Jane Robbins was commissioned to create a bronze likeness of Brutus, which was dedicated on September 10.

“Over the years, Brutus became like one of the family here at the store,” Christine Joy, store manager at Morrisons Saltney, wrote in a press release. “Everyone loved our unofficial little store greeter, and we couldn’t be happier to be unveiling a statue that will celebrate his life and keep his memory alive.”

“It makes us happy to know that he brightened so many people’s lives and now people have something to remember him by,” Owens said. “We thought that a memorial to honour Brutus is only fitting, so that shoppers can still say hello to him.”

Brutus will certainly be remembered by many. See a video of him from 2016 below.

Here's a little video from this morning. He's clearly feel a lot better and responding to fuss! It's so amazing to have my boy back home. He's enjoying sleeping on the heated floor! I was so worried that we wouldn't get to see these little things things he does again like when you put your face close to his, he sniffs your face with his head tilted to one side and then rubs his face on you, and when you put your hand just above him he stands on his back legs to rub against your hand. I missed him. ❤️

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Cats are not as often considered historical figures as humans are, but when you’re talking about a group of 54 6-toed cats who all survived a hurricane by hunkering down in Ernest Hemingway’s island estate, there’s little to argue with. Click the button below to read more about how Hemingway’s cats survived Hurricane Irma!

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Ford is recalling 1.4 million cars because the steering wheels can fall off

Ford is recalling 1.4 million vehicles because the steering wheels can become loose and even come off while driving.

The automaker says it is aware of two accidents and one injury that may have been caused by the problem.

The affected models are the Ford Fusion and the Lincoln MKZ, both from model years 2014-2018.

Ford said the problem is that a steering wheel bolt could come loose, which could cause the steering wheel to potentially detach.

Driver Complaints
A quick search of the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s complaint database produces several worrisome stories from drivers.

“While driving on interstate, steering wheel came loose and car veered off interstate,” one driver from Harriman, Tennessee, told the NHTSA. “I regained control but steering wheel is still loose.”


Another driver shared a similar story.

“Got in my vehicle to drive it one day and my steering wheel was very loose,” the person wrote. “It wobbled on the column. Had to take it into a dealership. When they looked at it, said the bolt was loose enough to unscrew with your hand.”

The company also announced a recall of another 6,000 vehicles due to a risk of fire from a clutch pressure plate fracture. But all those recalled cars are manual transmission cars, which are not commonly sold. The affected models are 2013-16 Ford Focuses and 2013-15 Ford Fusions.


Models Affected
The steering wheel recall applies to every version of the Fusion:

-Fusion S
-Fusion SE
-Hybrid S
-Hybrid SE
-Hybrid Titanium
-Energi SE
-Energi Titanium
-Fusion Sport
-Fusion Platinum
-Fusion Hybrid Platinum
-Fusion Energi Platinum

The recall also applies to every version of the Lincoln MKZ:

-Lincoln MKZ Premier
-Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Premier
-Lincoln MKZ Black Label


How To Get More Info
Wondering how to get in touch with the automaker with questions?

A spokeswoman for Ford told Consumer Reports that the company will be sending out mailers to affected customers during the week of April 30. You can reach Ford’s customer service phone line by calling 866-436-7332 or Lincoln by calling 800-521-4140.

The car manufacturer also told Consumer Reports that there is a fairly easy fix to this issue. If you take your car to a dealer, they can replace the bolt that holds the steering wheel in place with a longer bolt. They also plan to install a nylon patch to maintain the appropriate pressure, though the parts won’t be available until the end of April.

If you’re curious about whether your car is included in the recall, you can check the VIN number on the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s website.

Written by Chris Isidore for CNN with additional reporting by Don’t Waste Your Money staff.

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