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In this video NASA explains how their engineers go about making a space suit. They talk about the challenges that need to be overcome, including withstanding heat, cold and extreme environments
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BMW SA receives first green energy at their Pretoria plant. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1GlGQNh
BMW's Rosslyn plant in Pretoria is now partially powered by green energy. This is the result of BMW South Africa having signed a power purchasing agreement
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Blue Microphones has come out with a pair of headphones – the Mo-Fi – which comes with a dedicated amp to take the burden off your phone or computer: http://bit.ly/11lDDK2
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Meet Strati, the first-ever 3D-printed car: http://bit.ly/15GLjcl
 
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Printable parts??? ...
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Win 1 of 2 WD TV Personal Edition media players, each worth R1400: http://bit.ly/1uNYcuG
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The Iron Dome, Israel’s air-defence system, automatically identifies a never-before-seen missile and shoots it down if it’s projected to hit a populated area. Here’s how it works: http://bit.ly/1F8AR7V
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Subscribe to Popular Mechanics and get a Cape Union Polaris LED Torch (while stocks last): http://bit.ly/1z3e7UI
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We share details of the latest discovery and some history about the galleon.
This week the Colombian president announced the discovery of the famous Spanish galleon, San José. We discuss it's history and Spain's claim here.
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Only the second independent creation from Mercedes-Benz’s performance division, the Mercedes-AMG GT follows the traditional front-engine rear-drive layout with separate rear-mounted final drive: http://bit.ly/1xTBvps
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This image shows the tongue of a house cricket (25X), and was awarded 11th place in the Nikon Small World 2014 competition.
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Have you got your hands on PM's Dec '14 issue yet? If not, here are a few article teasers to whet your appetite: http://bit.ly/OuleQC
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Popular Mechanics is the leading science and technology magazine for curious minds. If you want to know how the world works, and what makes the Universe tick, Popular Mechanics is the magazine for you. Launched in August 2002 as a monthly magazine in South Africa, it addresses a wide range of topics: science, computers, cars, electronics, technology, outdoor adventures, transportation, defence, telecommunication, home improvements, and much more.