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Extremely English Man Races Shed. Sets New Land Speed Record

Extremely English Man Races Shed. Sets New Land Speed Record

Image: Straightliners Kevin Nicks of Chipping Norton broke his own previous World’s Fastest Shed record this weekend during a land speed event on the Welsh beaches of Pendine Sands. The previous record of 142km per hour was obliterated when Nicks reached a top speed of 163km per hour. A self-proclaimed…

Watch This Machine Solve A Rubik’s Cube Faster Than My Jaw Can Drop

Watch This Machine Solve A Rubik’s Cube Faster Than My Jaw Can Drop

About a year ago last March, a robot called the Sub1 solved a Rubik’s Cube in 0.637 seconds, earning it the Guinness World Record for being the fastest cube-solving bot. That honour now appears to be in jeopardy, however, as a pair of engineers have demonstrated a new robot that…