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#techtuesday: Real-life Iron Man breaks speed record, a coffee-powered bus and other stories

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Real-life Iron Man sets world speed record

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Richard Browning set a Guinness World Record this week for the fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine power suit. The founder and chief test pilot of British tech company Gravity Industries reached a speed of 32.02mph on his third attempt at Lagoona Park in Reading. He did then misjudge a turn before dropping into the lake, but it by that point he'd already broken the record, with adjudicator Pravin Patel on hand to make sure that Browning's speed was measured accurately over

 

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