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Memorising The Al-Quran - Secret Of Top Student's Success

Memorising The Al-Quran - Secret Of Top Student's Success

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Malaysia Ranks 4th In Use Of Social Media In Job Search

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The Pirate Bay Domain Is Online Once More, Waving Pirate Flag

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Government Needs To Clarify Issues On Anti-profiteering Act

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Kuantan Flood: Rivers Water Level Nearing Danger Level

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CIA Travel Tips For Spies Leaked

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Inside Isis: The First Western Journalist Ever To Be Given Access To The 'Islamic State' Has Just Returned – And This Is What He Discovered

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North Korea Threatens To Attack White House Over Hacking Claims

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Girl’s Discredited Story Of Sex Assault Cost Dad Chance At Job

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Barber Woke From Coma Speaking Fluent French And Thinking He Was Matthew McConaughey

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Xiaomi Eyes More Than US$1b In Funding

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Dalian Wanda Chairman Set To Be China’s Richest Man Again

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Call To Use More Yuan In Face Of Falling Rouble

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S&P: Stable Bank Prospects Despite China Slowdown

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Rupiah To Play Key Role In Electricity ‘Adjustment Tariff’

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Take Two Hikes And Call Me In The Morning

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‘I Like The Thrill': Having Sex At Home During The Holidays

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Americans Aren’t Getting Married, And Researchers Think Porn Is Part Of The Problem

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“Stuffers” Pack On Pounds To Satisfy Their Sexual Desires

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Insects Are Having Sex In Your Coffee Beans. Seriously.

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Horizon SystemHorizon System

Which brings up a uniquely interesting design feature. The Horizon Project has no cockpit. No cockpit means no pilot, which in turn means that this massive passenger-laden airplane/train/lounge is in fact (cue the drumroll) a drone. With six train cars housed in its belly, The Horizon Project is quite easily the largest drone ever proposed — and possibly the largest ever conceived.

So who are all these crew members, you might ask. Well, bartenders and concierge, of course. What with the massive drone not requiring sleep or fueling times, The Horizon Project is planned to stay aloft in perpetuity, never landing and never ceasing its relentless quest to get you where you need to go. There's no word yet on how the (captive?) crew ever disembark or the flying wing handle's maintenance. But problems like those are minuscule in relation to the massive shift the aviation industry would have to undergo to accommodate The Horizon Project. But with the design planned for implementation in the year 2050, maybe even that largest of hurdles could be crested in time for us to board one of these gigantic transit drones in our lifetime. If that happens, we'll gladly raise a prisoner-bartender poured martini to the aviation revolution of tomorrow.