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Crowds Gather for Opening of Bosphorus Tunnel in Istanbul

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October 29, 2013
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Turkey on Tuesday formally opened the world's first sea tunnel connecting two continents, fulfilling a sultan's dream 150 years ago in a three-billion-euro mega project linking Istanbul's European and Asian sides.


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AFP (Oct. 29, 2013) — Turkey will on Tuesday unveil the world's first sea tunnel connecting two continents, fulfilling a sultan's dream 150 years ago, but also fuelling recent anti-government sentiment for such mega projects.
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2014 Tesla Model S P85+ Takes on the Ike Gauntlet Review (Part 3)

2014 Tesla Model S P85+ Takes on the Ike Gauntlet Review (Part 3)

TFL Car (Nov. 14, 2013) — ( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The Tesla Model S P85 is a revolutionary car that says goodbye to the internal combustion engine and hello to the electric motor. But how will this all electric car do when the road gets steep and the altitude gets to two miles above sea level. From Dillion, Colorado to the Eisenhower Tunnel US I-70 climbs 8 miles to a maximum elevation of 11,158 feet or 3,401 meters. That's enough elevation and grade to test a small economy car like the 2014 Ford Fiesta and the Chevy Sonic Turbo, but how will the 2014 Tesla Model S P85+ perform on the same stretch of American Highway? In Part 3 of another accurate, informative and fun TFLcar mashup review Nathan, Emme, Andre and Roman take on the Ike Gauntlet in the new 2014 Ford Fiesta and Chevy Sonic Turbo and the most powerful electric production car...the 2014 Tesla Model S P85+ to see how these small cars handle the steep grade and lack of air density in the Mountains of Colorado.
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Scientists Put Model Dinosaurs Through Wind Tunnel Tests

Scientists Put Model Dinosaurs Through Wind Tunnel Tests

Buzz60 (Sep. 20, 2013) — Researchers at the University of Southampton built a full-scale model of a five-winged dinosaur called a Microraptor, complete with actual feathers, and put it in a wind tunnel to see if it could actually fly.
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Repaired, Not Scrapped: How Wind Turbines Are Overhauled

Repaired, Not Scrapped: How Wind Turbines Are Overhauled

Deutsche Welle (June 4, 2013) — What happens when heavy machinery is at the end of its life? Whether for the mining or the tunnel building industry, wind power or ship's engines - everywhere machines reach a point when they no longer work. But that doesn't mean they're ready for the scrap heap. The Eickhoff company in Bochum repairs old machinery.
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