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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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Australian telco Telstra demonstrates world record 450Mbps speeds on LTE-A network

Telstra is claiming a world first on recent trials of its LTE-A network, with a live test combining three data channels to achieve speeds of 450Mbps, three times the current theoretical 4G peak speeds available in Australia.

By 15 May 2014

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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

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Sailrocket 2 breaks sailing speed record at 68 mph

Skimming along a bay in Africa, this sleek carbon-fiber craft seems to barely touch the water.

By 21 November 2012

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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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Coffee-powered car buzzes past speed record

Do you need coffee to get going every morning? So does this car, which this month broke a Guinness World Record "for vehicles run on gas from organic waste."

By 27 September 2011

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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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LHC's record intensity speeds Higgs search

Squeezing more bunches of protons onto the particle accelerator's beams increases the data-gathering rate--and the odds the Higgs boson will turn up at CERN.

By 23 April 2011

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Bentley Continental Supersports Ice Speed Record clocks 205mph on ice

Finland's four-time world rally champion Juha Kankkunen has defied all that is sensible by driving a convertible Bentley at 205.48mph on ice, across a portion of the frozen Baltic Sea.

10 Images By 1 March 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