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How to solve a Rubik's cube in five seconds

This week, 14-year-old Lucas Etter set a new world record for solving the classic Rubik's cube in Clarksville, Maryland, in the US, solving the scrambled cube in an astonishing 4.904 seconds.

dateNov 30, 2015 in Other
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China's nine-day traffic jam stretches 100km

Thousands of vehicles were bogged down Monday in a more than 100-kilometre (62-mile) traffic jam leading to Beijing that has lasted nine days and highlights China's growing road congestion woes.

dateAug 23, 2010 in Other
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Playback: 130-year-old sounds revealed

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the early 1880s, three inventors—Alexander Graham Bell, Chichester Bell and Charles Sumner Tainter, collectively making up the Volta Laboratory Associates—brought together their creativity and ...

dateDec 15, 2011 in Other
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Taser unveils multi-shot stun gun

Manufacturers of the Taser stun gun on Monday unveiled a new handheld weapon on Monday which is capable of shocking three people without having to reload.

dateJul 28, 2009 in Other
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US imposes new rules on high-speed traders

US regulators on Tuesday announced new rules aimed at shedding light on the secretive industry of computerized high-speed trading, which has been blamed for destabilizing financial markets.

dateJul 26, 2011 in Other
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Nissan 350Z most deadly to driver, SUVs safer: study

Drivers of Nissan 350Z sports car and Titan pickup, as well as the humble Chevrolet Aveo run the most risk of dying in a crash, while Audi's luxury A6 cruised in relative safety, according to an insurance report Thursday.

dateJun 09, 2011 in Other
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