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March 19, 2012

How It Works: Electric Blue, the 175mph Electric Car

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Before Electric Blue sped across Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats at 175 miles an hour late last year, no one had made an official attempt to set a speed record for battery-powered racecars weighing less than 1,100 pounds. Other groups have been racing on the Salt Flats for years in electric cars with heavier batteries and larger motors. But Perry Carter, a professor of manufacturing engineering technology at Brigham Young University, wanted a car that could hit high speeds without so much weight. See how this record-breaking electric car works over here.

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Need a laugh? ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ outtakes make it so – CNET

Geordi and Data share a laugh in this newly released “Star Trek: The Next Generation” blooper reel. Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET In “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” the crew of the USS Enterpr...
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This Star Trek: TNG Blooper Reel Is Totally Perfect – Gizmodo

To promote the upcoming Blu-ray release of Star Trek: The Next Generation season 7, Uproxx have got their hands on the gag reel. All I can say is, it’s not long enough. Highlights include Captain Jean-Luc Picard showing h...
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The Game Archaeologist: Perpetual’s Star Trek Online – Joystiq

If you’re among the legions of Trekkies, then you are almost certainly aware of Cryptic Studios’ Star Trek Online. Since early 2010, players have boldly gone where no one has gone before in this...
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