Strange Bedfellows

Taters on a Plane: Boeing Engineers Use Potatoes To Test In-Flight Wifi

Let us praise the lowly tater. (flickr/graibeard)

The list of things that go well with potatoes is almost endless. We can prove that by noting that now that list even includes wifi. Boeing engineers, in an effort to improve wifi transmission during flight, have been using tons of potatoes to test connectivity and signal distribution.

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