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Engineer uses tape measure to beat speeding ticket

A retired UK engineer is reportedly convinced he wasn't speeding, despite getting a ticket generated by a speed camera. So he gets on his hands and knees to prove white lines on the road are incorrectly spaced.

By 16 December 2014

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Fully functional 114-part tape measure 3D printed in one print run

An aeromechanical engineer has managed to design and 3D print a fully functional, fully assembled tape measure.

By 24 March 2014

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A tape measure for the fourth dimension

Ticking tape measure timer counts down the minutes for you while you cook.

By 26 October 2008

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Bill Gates explains how studying dinosaurs can save children's lives

Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder says research by his friend Nathan Myhrvold has shown that studying dinosaur bones gives insights into the fight against malnutrition.

By 4 March 2015

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Private spacecraft will sail on streams of photons from the sun

Bill Nye and The Planetary Society want to propel a spacecraft by bouncing the sun's photons off it. The first test of such a craft will take place this May.

By 27 January 2015

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The latest CES unveiling: 2015 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards finalists

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has revealed the finalists for its 2015 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards, recognizing excellence in Bluetooth products and applications.

By 6 January 2015

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Why send a Christmas card when you can send a 100-foot-tall gif?

This Saturday, everyone in the world can send a gif that will be projected onto two buildings in San Francisco, as well as sent to the recipient by e-mail.

By 17 December 2014

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Cop allegedly objects to proof of insurance on phone, gets law wrong

In more than half the states, drivers are allowed to show proof of car insurance electronically. One driver, allegedly pulled over for playing "F--- Tha Police," says the cop who stopped him didn't know the law.

By 19 December 2014

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This is what happens when severe turbulence hits a plane

Passengers on an American Airlines flight between Seoul and Dallas post videos showing the sheer fright during turbulence.

By 18 December 2014

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Priest jams cell phones in church

Fed up with his services being disrupted by technology, an Italian priest installs a jamming device. Not everyone is pleased.

By 18 December 2014