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hydraulics

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QWERTY keyboard pumps out hydraulic cocktails

Russian artist invents a contraption that uses a QWERTY keyboard to mix cocktails based on which letters are pushed. It then squeezes the liquid through an LCD-style display.

By September 27, 2011

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Tiny robots powered by living muscle tissue

Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.

By July 6, 2014

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Power steering shifts to electric

Power steering has undergone a fundamental change in the last 10 years, leading to better reliability, and some criticism.

By February 11, 2014

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Tuning: In a nutshell, uprated suspension

Ask most people the best way to get from point A to point B quicker than the manufacturer could manage, and it's likely they'll tell you thatyou can't go wrong with a good-sized shove of extra power. But it's not always that simple. Big power in a chassis that can't handle it can actually slow you down.

By February 9, 2014

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Chrysler pursues hydraulic hybrids

Last week, Chrysler and the United States' Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced they would cooperate on adapting a hydraulic hybrid drive system for the company's people movers.

By January 24, 2011

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Chrysler and EPA develop hydraulic drive for minivan

Chrysler and the EPA announce a development initiative to use a hydraulic hybrid system in a passenger vehicle.

By January 19, 2011

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Most realistic driving game on the planet: I-Way World

We headed to Lyon, France, to have a go at the most advanced driving simulator on the planet at I-Way World.

By August 5, 2013

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Project Zero tiltrotor shows off battery-powered flight

At the Paris Air Show, AgustaWestland shows off an exotic single-person aircraft designed to investigate all-electric, no-hydraulic flight systems.

By June 18, 2013

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What you need to know about Windows 8

Windows 8 brings new terminology, iPad trade-ins are on the rise, and a gadget adds sound effects to costumes.

By October 19, 2012

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Lowrider symphony: Hot hopping-car orchestra performs

An orchestra of tricked-out custom cars takes to a parking lot to perform a synchronized dance and music piece using hydraulics, a wireless audio system, and a DJ.

By September 24, 2012