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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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‘Star Trek 3′ Release Date 2016: New Director and New Writers Jumping Aboard – Christian Post

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‘Star Trek Trexels’ Updated with Next Generation Content, Drops Price to Free – Touch Arcade

If you’re a big Star Trek fan then this should interest you: YesGnome’s simulation game based on the iconic series, Star Trek Trexels [Free], has added brand new content based on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and ...
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