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Japan's Maglev Train Breaks New World Speed Record

Japan's Maglev Train Breaks New World Speed Record

AFP (Apr. 21, 2015) Japan's state-of-the-art maglev train clocks a new world speed record in a test run near Mount Fuji, smashing through the 600 kilometre (373 miles) per hour mark, as Tokyo races to sell the technology abroad. Video provided by AFP
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Pee-Power Toilet to Light Up Disaster Zones

Pee-Power Toilet to Light Up Disaster Zones

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 20, 2015) Students and staff are being asked to use a prototype urinal to 'donate' urine to fuel microbial fuel cell (MFC) stacks that generate electricity to power lighting. The developers hope the pee-power technology will light toilet cubicles in refugee camps, where women are often at risk of assault in poorly lit sanitation areas. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Tackling Congestion in the World's Worst Traffic City

Tackling Congestion in the World's Worst Traffic City

Reuters - News Video Online (Apr. 16, 2015) New transportation system and regulations aim to resolve gridlock in Jakarta, which has been named the city with the world's worst traffic. Angie Teo reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Raw: Camera-Shy Chimp Swats at Drone With Stick

Raw: Camera-Shy Chimp Swats at Drone With Stick

AP (Apr. 14, 2015) A skillful chimpanzee at Royal Burgers' Zoo in the Netherlands used a stick to send a drone tumbling to the ground. (April 14) Video provided by AP
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