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The Homemade Railgun, Awesome…

Electromagnetic railguns may be the military weapon of the future when it comes to firing large projectiles over very long distances but the technology itself is actually very scalable. BAE and rival General Atomics have even been demonstrating truck based railguns with immense destructive power, scaled down from their ship based weapons that are in testing at the moment.

The technology can even be scaled down further to hand held sized weapons, some of most interesting examples of which just happen to be homemade railguns, all of the danger without the gunpowder.

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The Hot Hatch Wars Heat Up, the 2015 Honda Civic Type R Draws Near…

When it comes to affordable high performance cars a hot hatch is the car of choice, the only decision really is which make. Renault, VW and Ford have built a reputation for high performance compact cars but there is only one that’s rated R, the Honda Civic Type R.

With a loyal fan base and a unique mix of performance and reliability the Type R is back baby and this time it’s going to demolish the Germans, Italians and French. Eating euro trash for breakfast, wait that doesn’t sound right, the Type R is set to battle it out for the front wheel drive track record at Germany’s Nurburgring test track.

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