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German Students Set New Electric Car Speed Record
0 to 62-mph in just 1.779 seconds
New Tesla Model S P85D Has An “Insane Mode”
A button that turns it into the fastest-accelerating electric car yet
Pushing The Limits Of The Human Body
Humanity has toppled scores of world records over the past few decades, but how much more progress can we make?
Video: Cheetah Robot Sets a New Land Speed Record
The four-legged bot is now faster than Usain Bolt
What to Do With the Free Bonus Second We’re All Getting This Weekend
Suggestions for enjoying your leap second
The Maximum Airspeed Above Which Birds And Drones Are Bound to Crash
In pursuit of fleet-footed prey, the northern goshawk wings through thick forest canopies and underbrush at breakneck speeds, dipping and...
Video: Coffee-Powered Car Sets Land Speed Record
An unassuming-looking old car powered not by gas, but by coffee, recently broke the land speed record for a vehicle...
Video: Driver’s-Eye View As the Fastest Electric Motorcycle In The World Breaks 190 MPH
This video was shot at the Mojave Mile last week, as Chip Yates took his Swigz Pro electric superbike for...
How It Works: The World’s Fastest Rollercoaster
To fling passengers at up to 149 miles per hour, Formula Rossa uses a propulsion system inspired by aircraft-carrier jet launcher
Video: Lightning-Fast Finger-Bot Sets World Record for Playing iPhone Game
If you thought Watson’s “Jeopardy” victory over mankind was painful, check this out. A manufacturing robot wipes the floor with...