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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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How Star Wars’ Harrison Ford almost missed out on Han Solo role – Daily Mail

By Kate Thomas for MailOnline Published: 03:51 EST, 22 September 2014 | Updated: 04:39 EST, 22 September 2014 68 View comments It’s one of the most famous film franchises in the history of cinema. And a new book has now r...
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The new ‘Star Wars’ is still waiting on its DroneShield – The Verge

Drone pilots have been capturing photos and video from above the scenes of the new Star Wars Episode VII, revealing a half-built Millennium Falcon and a black X-Wing fighter parked in the verdant English countryside about 50...
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Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion Trailer – /FILM

Posted on Monday, September 22nd, 2014 by Peter Sciretta A week before its television premiere, Disney XD has released a new trailer for Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, the television movie debut of the new Star Wars Reb...
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