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iCandy: Bridges, Beams, and Bots in Bands

France’s vertical lift bridge, Nicaraguans bridging the laptop divide, and a true heavy metal band

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iCandy: Bridges, Beams, and Bots in Bands
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Renault’s concept electric car, the Twin’Z, is a collaboration between the French automaker and Ross Lovegrove, whose designs mimic natural forms. The vehicle’s interior has lines that suggest a tree’s growth rings, and its wheels are meant to look like branches. The rear-wheel-drive vehicle, powered by four lithium-ion battery packs, buzzes around for about 160 kilometers on a single charge.

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