The next invasion of the robots may be in the construction industry, when Hadrian X, a robot named after Roman emperor Hadrian (of Hadrian’s Wall fame), may soon laying bricks far faster and more cheaply than any human can.
Once commercially available, this amazing robot will be capable of laying approximately 1,000 bricks per hour, which means that it could build the entire shell of a building in just two days, rather than four to six weeks of hard labor needed for a human crew to complete the same task.
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Time For Truth: (Market Watch) – This home-building robot could put human construction crews out of business
In a latest measure to create a “safe space” for students, a number of universities have issued “costume protocol,” banning such un-PC Halloween costumes as Arab turbans, feathered Indian headdresses, Japanese Geisha outfits, and Caitlyn Jenner costumes.
Brock University in Ontario, Canada, for instance, has set up a website laying out its “Halloween Costume Vetting Protocol,” complete with a list of offending costumes and pictures of inappropriate wear.
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Time For Truth: (Breitbart) – Universities Ban Politically Incorrect Halloween Costumes
A £14bn legal claim has been filed against Mastercard on behalf of UK consumers seeking damages for anti-competitive card fees.
In 2014, the European Court of Justice ruled that regulators were right to condemn the cost of its interchange fees – the fees retailers pay banks to process card payments.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Mastercard faces £14bn card fee claim
A D-Day veteran who was badly wounded during the Normandy campaign must give all but £10 per week of his war pension to his council, to fund his own social care.
Fred Cannon, 90, has suffered health problems all his life since being shot in the leg when he was just 19.
He was the only survivor of his platoon when it was wiped out during heavy fighting three weeks after he landed on Gold Beach.
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Time For Truth: (The Telegraph) – D-Day veteran left with £10 per week after council care costs
The Queen could be in line for a 6.5 per cent increase in her taxpayer-funded income to £45.6 million – amounting to a 47 per cent increase in the space of just five years.
Rising profits for the Crown Estate – on which Her Majesty’s income is calculated – mean that she will receive £42.8m in the current financial year, up from £40.1m last year.