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Tech Know: Maker Faire’s robots and power tool racers

LJ Rich meets the people who race drills at nearly 30mph at an inventors' show in Newcastle.

The sport is one of many technology-driven pastimes and professions that have been on the display at the city's second gathering.

The event included a musical instrument made from million-volt sparking machines and a robot that can solve the Rubik's Cube in 20 seconds.


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