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TPM: China Builds And Tests Its Own Robot Car“After gaining early publicity five years ago, the robot-driven vehicle made the trip between the interior Chinese metropolises of Changsha and Wuhan in three hours and 20 minutes, the China Daily reported.”

Slate: Thomas the Imperialist Tank Engine
The not-so-hidden subtexts of the popular children’s show.
“There is something rotten on the Island of Sodor, home to Thomas the Tank Engine. “