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Making Stuff Faster

Season 40 Episode 18 | 53m 2s | Video has closed captioning.

Ever since humans stood on two feet we have had the basic urge to go faster. But are there physical limits to how fast we can go? David Pogue wants to find out, and in "Making Stuff: Faster," he’ll investigate everything from electric muscle cars and the America’s cup sailboat to bicycles that smash speed records.

Aired: 10/16/13

Expired: 12/15/15

Rating: TV-PG

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