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2018 Bugatti Divo, Mulhouse by nigelmenzies is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

Bugatti Divo: The Eight Million Dollar Car

By: Jason Reznikov, Journalist
In 2018, Bugatti released what they call a "one-off" car. Named after the French racer Albert Divo, only 4o Bugatti Divos were ever built for the whole planet, with each car costing nearly 5 million dollars brand-new.
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File:Anatomy of the Human Ear.svg by Lars Chittka; Axel Brockmann is licensed under CC BY 2.5.

The Truth Behind Why Your Ears Pop in a Plane

By: Olivia Sim, Journalist
You're in an airplane excited to reach your vacation destination, when your ears suddenly feel like they're getting filled with some sort of invisible pressure. This phenomenon is sometimes known as 'Airplane ear' or ear barotrauma, and often ruins what is supposed to be a peaceful flight in the air.
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Mars Frontier colony - small terraforming station by Futurilla is marked with CC BY 2.0.

Is Terraforming Venus Better Than Mars?

By: Tiendan Le, Journalist
Why is everyone so focused on Mars?
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CPX4 drone research. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 22 Oct 2018.
quest.eb.com/search/132_1585252/1/132_1585252/cite. Accessed 5 May 2022.

Silent Drone That Uses Ion Propulsion

By: Philip Do, Journalist
Undefined Technologies, an aerospace company, has created a eVTOL drone, called the Silent Ventus. Instead of using large and bulky propellers like traditional drones, the Silent Ventus is powered by ion propulsion, which doesn't have any moving parts.
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Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ by SamismagiC is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

The Actual Fastest production Car ever

Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ is the world's fastest production car.
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Weird School Bus by KB35 is marked with CC BY 2.0.

Why Seatbelts in School Buses are a Bad Idea

Why don't school busses have seatbelts? Well there are actually a lot of reasons why they would do more harm than good.
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Sherman Tank by skuds is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

K2 Black Panther Tank

By: Brady Dunlevy, Journalist
The K2 Black panther tank is known as the most expensive tank in the world costing about $8.5m the tank was made by South Korea in 2013
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Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 - Cessna 172. by Gary Danvers is licensed under

Real Pilots Use Microsoft Flight Simulator Video Game For Training

By: Gus Neuberg, Journalist
Microsoft flight simulator makes it a lot easier to train for a piloting license by lowering difficulty and cost.
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McLaren Elva

McLaren Elva

By: Noah Yazdani, Journalist
McLaren has manufactured many cars throughout the years, but none as significant as the Elva.
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IMage Source:  https://www.gmc.com/electric/hummer-ev/gallery

How Electric Cars Work, and Are they Good or Bad

By: Nixon Ortega, How electric cars work and why their good or bad.
Electric cars are the cleanest and fastest source of transportation for any human; they have their advantages and  their downsides. In order to know them all, stay tuned and read the article.
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Energy In a Dying Universe

Energy In a Dying Universe

Everyone knows that energy that goes in to a black hole is trapped forever. Slipping past the event horizon, falling infinitely into an infinitely empty, infinitely deep and yet still infinitely dense well, concentrated in an infinitely small pebble at the bottom. We all know this energy is trapped forever... or is it?
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Electric Cars at NAIAS 2013 by motorblog is marked with CC BY 2.0.

Electric vs Gasoline Cars- Which is Better?

By: Miles Kastner, Journalist
While gas vehicles are typically less expensive and easier to refuel, there are some advantages to owning an electric vehicle that have nothing to do with pricing.
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