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land+speed+record

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New land speed record--for sofas

A British man rigged a sofa to drive 92 miles per hour, setting a new land speed record.

By 17 May 2007

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Hyundai's Tucson Fuel Cell crossover just picked up a world record

The Korean automaker's hydrogen ute set a land speed record on a dry lake bed in California.

By 5 December 2015

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Sending old TVs into space for a music video (Tomorrow Daily 244)

Ashley steps into our miniaturized version of Tomorrow Daily and talks about a human-powered vehicle setting a new land-speed record, an interesting use for two retro Sony TV sets and a clothing project using body sensors and projection for instant customization. #TDHost

By 22 September 2015

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Retro TVs find new life in space...as props in a music video (Tomorrow Daily 244)

Sending two old Sony TV sets up into space via weather balloon seems like a dangerous idea. The resulting images sure are pretty, though, so we've got to give credit to this music video's director for creating such a beautiful concept.

By 22 September 2015

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Bloodhound SSC: Breaking the sound barrier and on to 1,000mph -- on four wheels

The British team behind Bloodhound SSC, a project that might see a car travel faster than 1,000mph. XCAR finds out what goes into building a land speed record breaking car and what obstacles stand in the way of this technological feat.

1 February 2014

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Drive, Lola, drive: electric car breaks land speed record

An electric racing car by the name of Lola has just raced past the land speed record for electric vehicles (EVs).

By 28 June 2013

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Full steam ahead for record-challenging streamliner

Florida-based Cyclone Power Technologies is close to completing a steam-powered streamliner that could set a new land speed record.

By 26 January 2011

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Solar-powered vehicle speeds into record books

An Australian solar-powered car sets a new Guinness world land speed record at 88.8 kph (55.2 mph).

By 11 January 2011

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Desert dispatch: Utah family races to 335 mph

Utah resident Terry Nish and his three sons broke a land speed record on Wednesday, hitting a top speed of 335.

By 20 August 2010

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Dispatch from the desert: Speed Scotland hopes to break land speed record

Speed Scotland attempts to set a new world land speed record at the 62nd Annual Bonneville Speed Week.

By 18 August 2010