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GERMANY MAY BAN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

“The first true internal combustion engine was undoubtedly the cannon,”Popular Science declared in October 1904, citing the work of Christiaan Huygens in the 1680s, before plotting a history of the engine through the gas engines of the 1860s.

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Neymar the shootout hero blasts Brazil to Olympic football gold against Germany

Well, the Olympics have turned up. What a night this was in the Maracaña, as Brazil’s long-nursed dreams of a first Olympic football gold medal were stretched thin, wrung out a little more and then finally delivered via Neymar’s winning kick in the decisive penalty shootout.

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