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An Animated History of Transportation Through the Centuries

From the invention of the canoe in 8,000 B.C. to the recent rise of self-driving cars, enjoy this animated review of how humans have traveled from here to there through the centuries: An Animated History of Transportation from The Atlantic.

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Plus a few favorites – Driving the newly restored 1910 Fiat S76 ‘Beast of Turin’, British Pathé: Flying Bicycle, Travel through Greenland on a dog sled, Flying in a F-16 Fighter Jet with the USAF Thunderbirds, and a 3,500 ton combat ship get launched sideways.

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