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UMD Students Fly Human-Powered Helicopter 58 Seconds

The University of Maryland says its human-powered helicopter flew for 58 seconds. But that was not enough to win the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize on Sunday. The prize requires a flight of longer than 60 second and an altitude of 10 feet.

04/28/2013

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National Zoo Opens Solar-Powered Carousel In D.C.

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo is opening a new solar-powered carousel with hand-carved, hand-painted figures representing many endangered animals.

11/27/2012

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Screw Gas, Drive A Drill-Powered Electric Suicide Trike

We’re all familiar with alternative lifestyles, but the EX electric tricycle looks like an attempt at an alternative deathstyle. Concocted in the mind of Nils Ferber and realized with the aid of a pair of […]

04/13/2011

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