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This captioned movie shows British inventor Richard Browning setting a Guinness World Record for flying a body-controlled jet-engine-powered suit over a lake in Reading, England, reaching a speed of 32.02 miles per hour. Read more

With the likes of Bugatti and Hennessey jostling for pole position, there is plenty happening at the high-end of the hypercar game. But it looks like there is a new top dog in town, at least in terms of two-way land speed records. Koenigsegg's Agera RS has set a new benchmark for a production vehicle, with an astounding average speed of 277 mph (447 km/h) on a public highway in Nevada...Conti
Activision Blizzard is the latest company to post its Q3 financials, and the video game juggernaut has exceeded expectations.  ...
When NASA's Mars 2020 mission sets down on the Red Planet in three years, it will have a record number of cameras aboard. The unmanned, nuclear-powered rover will carry 23 cameras that will have higher resolution more 3D capability, and larger bandwidth than any previous Mars explorer – including one camera inside the rover's laboratory to monitor sample collection and storage...Continue Read
Last January, Vanilla Aircraft's VA001 set the world record for the longest unmanned internal combustion powered flight in history. Now the 36-ft (11-m) wingspan, diesel-powered drone has broken that record after staying aloft for 5 days, 1 hour and 24 minutes. After flying in a circular orbit for over 7,000 mi (11,265 km), it touched down with three days of fuel still in its tanks...Continue
The mobile app economy shows no signs of slowing, with Google Play and the App Store both seeing record levels of downloads and consumer spending during the third quarter of 2017.  ...
The Pikes Peak International Hillclimb has become an important proving ground for electric cars, and it is here that Volkswagen will be looking to flex its muscles as it continues its EV march. The automaker has just revealed an all-electric racer built with one goal in mind, to finish the world-famous mountain race in record time...Continue Reading Volkswagen gunning for Pikes Peak record wi
A growing penchant for aged whisky, a relentlessly growing number of High Net Worth Individuals, and a production method that requires decades to ramp up volume are creating a perfect storm in the whisky marketplace, as evidenced this week when a cask of 1987 Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky fetched HK$2,928,00 ($375,064), adding 50 percent to the 2014 record of $251,864...Continue Reading
Just weeks after Bugatti set a new 0-400-0 km/h world record in the Chiron, Koenigsegg has smashed it with the Agera RS. The plucky (or mad) Swedes shaved almost five seconds from the record, and did it without the considerable might of the VW Group for backing...Continue Reading Your move, Bugatti: Agera RS shatters Chiron's 0-400-0 km/h record Category: AutomotiveTags: Bugatti


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