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February 12, 2018

100 Years Later, Remembering Pioneer American WWI Pilots

They were students at one of the most exclusive universities in America. Their futures were bound for unlimited success. But they risked it all by volunteering to become among the first squadron of the U.S. Navy Air Reserve. This is the story of the First Yale Unit. The United States entered World War One just

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February 6, 2018

Trailer Technology: Geofences, Solar-Powered GPS Tags, and Yard Management

How do the thousands of vehicles operating in the FedEx Ground network get to where they need to be at the proper time so packages move most efficiently across the country? It’s complicated and much like a high-tech jigsaw puzzle, where each piece affects another, but with the right blend of people and technology, it

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November 22, 2017

Inside Each Universal Yums Box is a Delicious Geography Lesson

Chewy, crispy, salty, or chocolatey – Universal Yums can get you just the flavor you’ve been dreaming about. The new business ships boxes of yummy snacks from a different country every month. Founders of the company, Monique and Eli, will help you explore some mouth-watering flavors from places like Germany, Israel, Japan, Turkey, and Russia.

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November 14, 2017

On the Road with FedEx: Vermont

Go on the road with FedEx to Vermont's scenic Northeast Kingdom.

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November 1, 2017

Behind the Scenes: How Boeing Built Our Latest 777F Airplane

Each Boeing 777F airplane is made of more than 3 million individual parts. And our newest 777F is a unique one. It’s part of the ecoDemonstrator program, and will be used for a series of tests to improve environmental performance and safety of future airplanes. A large range of technologies will be tested, including compact

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September 25, 2017

On the Road with FedEx: Colorado

Travel to the Rocky Mountains with FedEx in Denver, Colorado in the second edition of our ‘On the Road‘ series. Learn the secrets of greasing a 5th wheel, and hear the difference between a city horn and an air horn as we go behind the scenes in the trucking world. Ride along in the Mile

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