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02.03.16
Bloodhound's land speed record attempt delayed until 2017
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Bloodhound's land speed record attempt delayed until 2017

The team simply hasn't raised enough money yet.

By M. Brian,   02.03.16
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12.20.15
Tiny microscope lets you see the smallest-ever inkjet prints
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Tiny microscope lets you see the smallest-ever inkjet prints

Scrona's phone-controlled uPeek can zoom into just about anything, including a record-setting inkjet print.

By J. Fingas,   12.20.15
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09.18.15
The world's fastest human-powered vehicle just topped 85 mph (update: 86!)
09.18.15

The world's fastest human-powered vehicle just topped 85 mph (update: 86!)

Let's just hope the breaks are working.

By J. Trew,   09.18.15
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08.05.14
Aussie electric vehicle breaks 20-year-old world speed record
08.05.14

Aussie electric vehicle breaks 20-year-old world speed record

Record-breaking EV or solar vehicles can be awkward, but the new EV speed champ from Australia loo...

By S. Dent,   08.05.14
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07.30.14
Danish researchers achieve fastest single-laser data transfer speeds ever
07.30.14

Danish researchers achieve fastest single-laser data transfer speeds ever

Looking for wicked fast internet? You may want to move to Denmark: researchers in DTU Photonics' H...

By S. Buckley,   07.30.14
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05.01.13
Extreme closeup! IBM makes 'world's smallest movie' using atoms (video)
05.01.13

Extreme closeup! IBM makes 'world's smallest movie' using atoms (video)

After taking a few shadowy pictures for the scientific world's paparazzi, the atom is now ready fo...

By M. Hearn,   05.01.13
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03.06.13
Bird poop and Big Screens: Attempting a multiplayer world record
03.06.13

Bird poop and Big Screens: Attempting a multiplayer world record

There's no category in the Guinness World Records for the most players in a single-screen multipla...

By M. Richardson,   03.06.13
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12.05.12
Liquid Robotics' Wave Glider breaks Guinness record, does it in the name of science
12.05.12

Liquid Robotics' Wave Glider breaks Guinness record, does it in the name of science

Last fall, four autonomous Wave Gliders set out from San Francisco Bay to begin a two-fold mission...

By J. Volpe,   12.05.12
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11.24.12
Vestas Sailrocket 2 breaks at least one sailing speed record, says motors are for slowpokes (video)
11.24.12

Vestas Sailrocket 2 breaks at least one sailing speed record, says motors are for slowpokes (video)

Most of the boats achieving technical wonders these days have motors at their heart, even if they'...

By J. Fingas,   11.24.12
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