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Here’s How Electronic Parking Brakes Work

Here’s How Electronic Parking Brakes Work

Quickly fading are the days when we were free to dream of cranking a lever connected to cables that would squeeze the brakes and break traction, as more and more modern cars replace cabled emergency and parking brake systems with simply a button. But there’s a lot of good reasons…

America Once Planned An Unstoppable Nuclear Doomsday Nightmare Weapon

If you were to take the collective nuclear anxiety of the world during the height of the Cold War and somehow transfigure that into cold, hard engineering, you’d probably end up with something like this: the supersonic, low-altitude missile known as ‘The Flying Crowbar.’