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

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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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