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    Video: How to shatter a car's tempered-glass window using a busted spark plug
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    Breaking into a car is generally a bad idea. That said, it could potentially be necessary to gain access to your own vehicle in an emergency, and it's actually much harder than you might think since most modern cars use tempered glass, which is much harder to crack. Still, it is possible... if ...

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    VIDEO: So that's what it looks like! -- Slo-Mo combustion closeup
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    We all learn the theory of what happens inside an internal combustion engine; a mixture of fuel and air is ignited by a short electric spark. Some people describe the ensuing event as an explosion, but the ideal is a controlled burn, but it's still so fast that it could be confused for an ...

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    Frickin' laser spark plugs!
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    Looks like Dr. Evil was ahead of his time. We may not have sharks with "frickin' laser beams" yet, but a team of Colorado State University researchers have applied for a patent for laser spark plugs.In a bid to create a longer-lasting spark plug, the research team hopes to replace ...

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