May 5, 2015
At a towering 630 feet, the Gateway Arch anchored on the west bank of the Mississippi River in St. Louis has no doubt welcomed millions of visitors to the city since its opening in 1967. On April 22, 2015, the grand monument added to its impressive guest list a very special team of robot innovators
April 28, 2015
The morning of January 9, 2015, began like any other for Michael Stevens, an employee for a service provider in the Memphis, Tennessee area. He set out his safety cones in preparation to scale a power line when, in an instant, everything changed. A car, swerving to avoid another vehicle, crossed traffic and collided with
April 23, 2015
It’s difficult to quantify the mark left by Sir Arthur C. Clarke on society’s views of space and humanity. A writer, futurist, undersea explorer, and TV personality, Clarke was most notable for writing the screenplay for the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. Clarke’s creative interpretations of known science helped us grasp the ideas of truly
April 22, 2015
It all started with a spark. On June 11, 2013, the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s history began in Colorado Springs. For two weeks, the Black Forest fire waged a ruthless war on the surrounding area, decimating thousands of acres, hundreds of homes and taking two lives. As residents of the local area themselves, FedEx
April 14, 2015
“Infrastructure is the trigger” “We provide the connectivity and access for Mexican businesses worldwide,” Jorge Torres, president of FedEx Express Mexico told delegates to The Economist Mexico Business Summit in Paris. “Whether it’s mezcal from Oaxaca, shoes from Guanajuato, textiles from Aguascalientes, handicrafts from Puebla—we connect them with buyers in France or America or Japan.
April 14, 2015
“Cultural Inertia”: The tendency for a group of people to cling to traditions and ways of thinking that have outlived their usefulness even when better ways are presented. Man, was this ever “us”. We still see evidence of this phenomenon on a fairly regular basis around Air Operations, but never was it as visible as
April 9, 2015
FedEx provides transportation for “Hearts and Paws” Homeless and neglected animals of Rhode Island have plenty of new resources and support today, thanks to a record turnout for the annual Hearts and Paws Pasta Dinner. It’s the biggest event of the year for the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RISPCA),
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