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Turning Saltwater Into Drinking Water

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Watch this video showing how a Tampa Bay desalination plant can turn an abundance of salt water into healthy drinking water. It is the nation's first, large-scale seawater desalination plant, capable of delivering water to 2.5 million people.
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Assembly Line: Cannondale Bicycles (6:49)

One focus at the upper end of the bicycle market is what differentiates Cannondale bicycles from the rest. Learn more about Cannondale Bicycles in this video from Discovery.

Sensors (4:03)

Watch this video about sensors on HowStuffWorks. This NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment is describing sensor technology and explains what they are and how they work. Learn how sensors work in this video from NASA Destination Tomorrow.

Solar Balloons (2:43)

Watch this Reuters video showing how solar balloons could solve power needs for remote areas. Designed by the Technion Institute of Technology, solar balloons could provide power without taking up valuable farmland or living space.

Video Goggles (1:16)

Watch this Reuters video showing how Japanese researchers are always able to remember where they put their keys. The "key" is to wear a pair of video goggles that identifies and records everything you see for instant playback.

Factories on Your Desktop (1:46)

Watch this video about factories on your desktops called "fabbers" on HowStuffWorks. Researchers are developing high-tech desktop precision laser cutters, or fabbers, and envision them being next to everyone's computer at home one day. Learn how... More

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Watch as Bob Carbo explains how Onager, an ancient siege engine, works in this clip from Discovery's "Punkin Chunkin" series.

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