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The Abandoned Jubilee Line Train Graveyard at Harpur Hill, Derbyshire 

The bleak moorland of Harpur Hill is used for destruction testing on abandoned London Underground trains like this old Jubilee Line rolling stock from 1983. Source: The Abandoned Jubilee Line Train Graveyard at Harpur Hill, Derbyshire | Defunct Machines | … Continue reading

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Electric VW Beetle | Fully Charged

fullychargedshow A glorious drive through glorious Welsh countryside in a classic VW Beetle, that’s also a really impressive electric car. For more information about these fantastic electric classic cars, go to: http://www.electricclassiccars.co.uk/ Patreon https://www.patreon.com/bobbyllew

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Exclusive: Edward Snowden’s full interview with France24

FRANCE 24 brings you an exclusive report on the hunt for Edward Snowden, who became one of the world’s most wanted men after leaking explosive confidential documents on US mass surveillance, six years after his explosive revelations.

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Water harvester makes it easy to quench your thirst in the desert – ScienceBlog.com

With water scarcity a growing problem worldwide, University of California, Berkeley, researchers are close to producing a microwave-sized water harvester that will allow you to pull all the water you need directly from the air — even in the hot, dry … Continue reading

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A computer system that knows how you feel – ScienceBlog.com

Could a computer, at a glance, tell the difference between a joyful image and a depressing one? Could it distinguish, in a few milliseconds, a romantic comedy from a horror film? Yes, and so can your brain, according to research published this … Continue reading

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Engineering Serendipity – How to create more happy ‘accidents’ | Daniel Doherty | TEDxWandsworth

TEDx Talks Published on 21 Dec 2015 Daniel doesn’t believe in fate, luck or destiny. But serendipity appeals to him greatly! He loves meeting people and learning about them, but really he wants to understand what makes them truly happy. … Continue reading

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That’s How Wi-Fi Actually Works

BRIGHT SIDE Published on 6 Jun 2019 Remember the days when your internet was connected through the phone line? Oh, that sound of dial-up! We’ve come a long way since then, and chances are that you’re watching this video through … Continue reading

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Smart Planter Transforms Your Houseplant into a Virtual Pet

It’s like Tamagotchi, but with real plants.   Anyone with a green thumb knows that plants are full of personality—their leaves and blooms give a great indication of their mood. Now, thanks to clever design, you can transform your favorite … Continue reading

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Sony Celebrates Walkman’s 40th Anniversary with Epic Exhibition – My Modern Met

Kids of the ’80s and ’90s are sure to remember the Walkman. The portable media player was first originally released on July 1, 1979 and revolutionized the way people listened to music—it allowed us to listen to tunes on the … Continue reading

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The 1751 Machine that Made Everything

Machine Thinking Published on 15 Mar 2018 If you had to pick one machine that triggered the biggest explosion of wealth in our history, which would you pick?

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