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September 27, 2003

 

When Winter Is the Best Driving Season

Although ice roads are plowed like regular roads, they offer a different driving experience. Because ice has give, a wave is created under it as the vehicle drives on top.

September 27, 2003

 

Mirror, Mirror

Their descendants were even more vain, so in 16th century Venice mirror makers discovered the technique of backing a piece of glass with a reflecting metal composed of tin and mercury, producing a much clearer reflection.

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