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Mini-Electric Go-Kart Created By MIT Student
2012-05-10 04:11:11

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com A master's student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has built a miniature electric go-kart named "Chibikart" that can reach a theoretical top speed of 26 mph. Charles Guan worked on the vehicle for three weeks, finishing the 34" by 18" vehicle for a total of about $1750, according to a report by Gizmodo. He wrote on his blog about the process of building the Chibikart, giving plenty of photos and "to-do" instructions on how someone could...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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