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The Tallest Roller Coaster in the World

By: Jake Themely, Journalist

Kingda Ka, at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, is the world's tallest roller coaster. Standing at an insane 456 feet tall, Kingda Ka offers a great and intense ride. The ride starts...

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Six Flags is Quickly Going Bankrupt… Again

By: Jake Themely, Journalist

In the early 2000s, Six Flags went bankrupt before coming out of bankruptcy. This happened because Six Flags spent too much money on all of their parks and they couldn't afford to maintain them anymore....

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The Future of Supersonic Commercial Air Travel

By: Renik deJong, Journalist

The Concorde The Concorde was the first commercial supersonic airliner. The Concorde was released on January 21st, 1976. The only airlines to operate the Concorde were British Airways, Air France, and...

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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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What Is A Hyperloop

By: Shaun Nguyen, Journalist
He made it make transportation faster but also in a eco-friendly way. The fastest hyperloop recorded was 670mph.
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The Wienermobile

The Wienermobile

By: Tashi Japheltsang, Journalist

The Wienermobile is a Hot dog-shaped car made by the hot dog company Oscar Mayer. It was made in 1936 by Carl G. Mayer (Oscar Mayer's Nephew). The Car is shaped like a hot dog and a bun on the bottom....

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Understanding the Fastest Speed in the World

By: Jaden Figueroa, Journalist

The speed of light is fast but just how fast is it really? The speed of light is our fastest way to track speed, but in the emptiness of space, is it really that fast? it takes 8 minutes for light to travel...

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How Come Ships Dont Sink in Bad Weather?

How Come Ships Don’t Sink in Bad Weather?

By: Sophia Mapou, Journalist

Ships are one of the oldest forms of transportation in history. While ships today are generally considered safe, ships in the past sunk quite often. The majority of ships in the past were known to sink...

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The Antonov An-225 Mriya

By: Zekarias Delelegn , Journalist
It has a length of 225 ft. and a wingspan of 290 ft. It weighs around 285 tons even when nothing is inside it. Making it the longest and heaviest airplane ever built. There was only one aircraft of this kind that was completed and it costed around $250 million USD.
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The Dilbar Super Yacht

By: Zekarias Delelegn , Journalist
Due to the fact that the yacht is 15,917 tons with 156 meters (511 feet) and 6 meters (20 feet), it's one of the largest yachts in the world by gross tonnage. With all of the features this yacht has, it's estimated to cost between 800 million to 1 billion US dollars.
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Cicada Ice Cream

By: Madeline Seminaro, Journalist
You know when bugs get in your drink or food? Imagine bugs being put in your food and then you purposefully eat it? Apparently, that's what people do when they eat cicada ice cream.
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Don’t Have To Be Jeff Bezos To Travel (The World)

By: Shri Bala, Editor
You do not have to be rich to travel. When the word “travel” comes to mind--costly transport is a resort. Is it possible to travel without spending copious amounts of money? It is, indeed.
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