ICYMI: Google Goes Pollution Hunting, Amazon’s Easy Button and More

ICYMI: Google goes pollution hunting, Amazon’s easy button and more

Today on In Case You Missed It: Google Street View cars are rolling through U.S. cities to measure pollution, measuring harmful compounds like methane and carbon monoxide. Amazon is offering 18 kinds of Dash buttons for sale, the little buttons you can push and instant order the moment things like your washing detergent gets low. Apparently it’s not a joke. And NASA is crashing planes to help improve the reliability of Emergency Location Transmitters, so that the signal actually turns on when something goes terribly wrong.

The bonus video today looks like a robot horror movie for a couple seconds and is well worth the view. We wanted to also show you this haunting video of a robot as ribbon dancer but simply ran out of time. Enjoy!

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