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The US standard railroad gauge is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That’s...

The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That's an exceedingly odd number. Why was that gauge used? Because that's...

A pilot was showing his son the effects of headwinds and...

A pilot was showing his son the effects of headwinds and tailwinds over two trains. The pilot did not realize the lesson was fully...

A large, two-engined train was making it’s way across America…

A large, two-engined train was making it's way across America. While crossing the Western mountains, one of the engines broke down. “No problem, we...

NASA damage testing

It seems that NASA and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have a unique device for testing the strength of windshields on airplanes. The...
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