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    India sends unmanned orbiter to Mars

    The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has sent an unmanned mission to Mars, joining a group of several other countries in a relatively low profile race to the Red Planet. The rocket, which took off on Tuesday from Sriharikota, a small and remote island outside of Chennai, should reach Mars...
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    Guy builds Hot Wheels track for 1,200 cars [Metropolis II]

    If you live within striking distance of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, you might want to head down there to check out the enormous Hot Wheels track that artist Chris Burden has put on display. Watching the 1,200 cars and 13 trains zipping around Metropolis II (mostly...