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The firefighter jetpack

The city of Dubai is known for its high level of wealth, which often attracts cutting-edge architecture and technology projects. Now, Dubai's government is continuing the trend, announcing over the weekend that it will begin using water "jetpacks" to fight fires.

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The world's fastest ship

The Francisco is the world's first high-speed ferry that uses liquefied natural gas as primary fuel. The ship can carry 1,000 passengers and 150 cars while surpassing 58 knots.

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Static science

This new video features some awesome science tricks using static electricity. They show how to make a plate hover in the air, how to pull an aluminum can across a table, and more.

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The man behind the font

Love it or you hate it, designer Vincent Connare created the ubiquitous font that came packaged with Microsoft Word, and became the bane of PowerPoint presentations, signage, and break room flyers everywhere. Vincent's quest for something different begat Comic Sans — and turned everyone into a typeface critic.

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