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  • The fastest elevator lifts will be in China and will be ready in 2016. It will reach the speed of 44 miles an hour, meaning it will take 43 seconds to travel 95 floors.

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    • Google has said it expects self-driving cars to become consumer ready by 2019. Ford autonomous car chief thinks it's more like 2021

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      • I read about that elevators in China also. It said,
        60% of world elevator demand is in China.

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        • by 2060 Japan will have shrunk by a third, and people over 65 years old will account for 40 percent of the population. Already, the country is selling more adult diapers than infant diapers.

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          • Japan unveiled a new type of passenger train that reflects sunlight, allowing it to perfectly blend into the environment. This invisible train will go into service in 2018

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            • Bowie, Texas recently showed off it's new landmark known as the "World's Largest Bowie Knife", just in time for the 50th anniversary of the annual Jim Bowie Days Festival

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              • Ford has hired 25,000 workers in the U.S. in the past five years and produces more cars in America than any other automaker.

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                • About 60% of all merchandise product launches succeed in the short term with strong backing.

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                  • Salt Lake City was ranked by Forbes as the most vain city in America, based on the number of plastic surgeons per 100,000 and their spending habits on cosmetics, which exceed that of cities of similar size.

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                    • The average Mexican worker assembling vehicles or making parts earns $7.79 per hour including benefits. That's substantially less than $37.38 in the U.S. and $39.04 in Canada.

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                      • Dinosaurs were already in decline 50 million years before the asteroid strike that finally wiped them out, a new study suggests.

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                        • The homeless where I am in Tianjin use radios to promote their presence in hope for attention and maybe even a couple RMB.
                          你好!

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                          • Researchers at MIT, the University of Sheffield, and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have demonstrated a tiny origami robot that can unfold itself from a swallowed capsule and, steered by external magnetic fields, crawl across the stomach wall to remove a swallowed button battery or patch a wound.
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                            • Our brain's connected neurons look similar to the structure of the universe. In a way, our brains are modeled after the universe.
                              Play as "tgh" Live as Todd

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                              • A new study found a link between acetaminophen use in pregnancy and behavioral problems in children. 42 percent were more likely to report hyperactivity!

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