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…The Touareg can tow a 747?


A stock Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI “lightly modified” with an additional 15,498 lbs. of ballast weight, a 4.56 axle from a V8 Touareg, and a special tow adapter (the engine, transmission, suspension, tires and brakes were all left stock), successfully towed a Boeing 747 (155 tons) in low ratio, second gear. Up next: Volkswagen successfully tows the Earth into reverse orbit.

[Via: Autoblog]

...Escalators make good slopes? - Didn't You Hear...

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…Escalators make good slopes?

Just in case skiing gets boring, remember that you can always do it down an escalator (in this case, Angel Tube, Europe’s longest):

[Via: Buzz Patrol]