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Playing with fire and lightning

Propane tanks, jerry-rigged jet engines and Tesla coils are standard gear when the SRL show comes to town.

Propane tanks, jerry-rigged jet engines and Tesla coils are standard gear when the SRL show comes to town.

Machines at the Survival Research Labs show in San Jose, Calif., send flames and thunder into the night.
August 14, 2006

Mechanical hulks bring the flame to the party

Survival Research Labs' fiery ritual pits remote-controlled mechs against flammable sculptures at an arts fest.
August 12, 2006

A day with Survival Research Labs

reporter's notebook News.com reporter risks life and ego at a post-industrial robot and fire art show.
August 12, 2006

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