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The McLaren MP4-X: McLaren’s conceptual vision for the future of motorsport technology. Modelling the future is something we do every day at McLaren. Our Formula 1 race strategists think many laps ahead when planning a grand prix pit stop, our automotive engineers build high-performance road cars for the next generation of driver; and our technologists and designers in McLaren Applied Technologies devise ways to improve healthcare, transport and many other areas of our lives.

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from Mail Online

Images from history: Rarely seen photographs bring 1800s London back to life

There's a million fascinating facts and figures about the London Underground, but this rarely seen photograph reminds us just what an engineering feat the construction process was. Here we see the creation of the Central Line in 1898.

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from Autoblog

Koenigsegg engineer building modern-day Volvo P1800

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National Engineers Week Foundation: Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Celebrated this year on February 21, Introduce a Girl to Engineering is a national movement that shows girls how creative and collaborative engineering is and how engineers are changing our world.

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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, nr Wrexham in Wales. One of the major engineering triumphs of Thomas Telford's remarkable career, The Pontcyslite Aquaduct carries the Shropshire Union Canal across the River Dee. The aquaduct is 127 feet above the valley floor

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Construction of the Crystal Palace , designed by architect Joseph Paxton for the first universal fair held in Hyde Park in 1851.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Pictures of the day: 19 January 2012

Today: Children crossing a broken bridge, land art, and a pool table car.

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Zermatt, Switzerland. Zermatt is surrounded by a range of mountains, among which the highest of Switzerland: Monte Rosa, but it is famous for the Matterhorn. It was one of the last alpine mountains to be conquered (in 1865), and the first expedition that reached the top ended dramatically (only 3 of the 7 climbers survived).

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