Domino’s has already outperformed every tech stock, now robots will deliver its pizzas

Over the last decade, the stock price of Domino’s Pizza has crushed that of Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook mainly because it stopped making pizza that tasted like cardboard. Now it’s innovating on the labor front with plans to test robots as substitutes for your friendly pizza delivery guy. “With our growth plans over the next five to 10 years, we simply won’t have enough delivery drivers if we do not look to add to our fleet through initiatives such as this,” Domino’s chief executive said in a statement announcing the pilot program.

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Domino’s tests pizza delivery drone

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Is Dominos pizza-delivering drone just a publicity stunt, or a tantalizing look at the future of food delivery? The eight-bladed DomiCopter may be a little impractical given it needs a skilled pilot, but eventually autonomous drones will be capable of delivering a piping hot pizza in mere minutes since they’re able to avoid traffic, stop lights, and speed limits.

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NASA awards grant for 3D food printer, starts with pizza

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Watch the grant-winning prototype print some synthesized chocolate.

NASA awards a $125,000 grant to Anjan Contractor, head of Systems & Materials Research Corporation, to develop a 3D food printer. Under the six-month grant, the first device Contractor plans to build is based on epRap’s open-source hardware and will be designed to print a pizza comprised of three layers of nutritional powders mixed with water and oil.

 

 

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In the Future, Your Car May Be Made of Mushrooms

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Video Games have long been using mushrooms as a source for power, energy and advancement.

In the future, mushrooms may be as common in cars as they are on pizza.

Believe it or not, scientists who are trying to find more sustainable ways to build car parts believe the answers may be found in things such as mushroom roots.

The newest episode of the PBS series “Nova,” which aired on Wednesday 2/2, focuses on the new discoveries that scientists such as Deborah Mielewski, the technical leader of plastics research at Ford Motor Co., are working on to reduce the carbon tire track that autos leave on the environment…

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Spider Pizza

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It’s tasty and crunchy. It’s spider pizza. It’s real and you can order this dish at a pizzeria in Okinawa, Japan. The pizza is created under the direction of Takao Matsuba of the Insect Cuisine Eating Association.
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Professor Develops Inhalable Chocolate

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Can Chocolate get any better?

A Harvard professor and Illinois Institute of Technology graduate has developed inhalable chocolate.

The product, called Le Whif, will make its debut in the United States at next month’s All Candy Expo, a huge confection-industry gathering at McCormick Place. Its inventor, David Edwards, who helped develop inhalable insulin and is working on an inhalable TB vaccination, threw out the idea of breathable food while teaching an engineering sciences class at Harvard several years ago.
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Crop Circle Pizza Ad

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Some Crop Circles Are More Obviously Not Of Alien Origin Than Others

Look, it’s a bird, it’s a plane – it’s a pizza?

That’s right, it’s a pizza. If you’re flying in or out of Denver International Airport, look out the window and you’ll see a pizza cut into a wheat field near West 128th Avenue and Pena Boulevard. The crop circle, designed by artist Stan Herd, is a promotional vehicle for Papa John’s Pizza.

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