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August 1, 2007 – I-35 bridge collapses during rush hour
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August 1, 2007 – I-35 bridge collapses during rush hour

By Mike Wills - Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0 During the evening rush hour on this day in 2007, the 40-year-old I-35 Mississippi River Bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota suddenly collapsed. The resulting catastrophe caused 13 deaths and 145 injuries. During the collapse, the structure and deck fell into the river and onto the riverbanks below. The southern traffic crossing fell 81 feet eastward in the collapse. In total, there were 111 vehicles involved, the farthest falling 115 feet down to the river or onto its banks. Northern sections of the bridge fell into a rail yard, landing on three unoccupied and stationary freight cars. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osocGiofdvc The National Transportation Safety Board cited gusset plates that were too thin as the cause of the collapse of the b...
5 sweet vans for sale on Craigslist under $4K – that run!
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5 sweet vans for sale on Craigslist under $4K – that run!

The first car I bought myself to actually daily drive (first bought a 1949 Plymouth as a project), was a 1983 Chevy G20 van. It's beautiful shades of brown inside and out led me to name it the Kangaroo Pouch. My friends and I soon dubbed ourselves the Kangaroo Pouch Kids. Without a doubt, it was the best $500 I ever spent on a vehicle and selling it was nothing short of regrettable. Although, I did double my money. Anyway, as I sit here reminiscing about the days gone by, I find myself cruising Craigslist in search of my past, hoping to find my future. Let's see if anything I've come across scrambles memories of road trips, concerts or young love for you. That said, I'm going to take a wild guess that some of you may have lost those memories in a hazy fog. OK, enough, let's check out thes...
November 10, 2020 – BMW releases new flying vehicle footage
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November 10, 2020 – BMW releases new flying vehicle footage

This may not be a flying car, but what BMW is doing is for airborne vehicles is incredible. In this video from BMW, "Wingsuit pilot Peter Salzmann does what no other human has ever done before, and sets a new level for flying. After three years of intensive research and countless tests in partnership with BMW i, a dream is coming true at last." Check it out below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGhtJnK9ZWA&feature=emb_logo

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