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  • Mexico and the U.S. share, what is geopolitically referred to as a 'low-friction border.'

    Amanda Feilding: Mexico's Voices Unite

  • In Sport mode the CT is about as agile as you could expect for a 3,200-pound front-drive car with 138 hp and low-friction tires on 17-inch wheels.

    At Least It's a Lexus

  • Orbea has worked with Gore to make cable guides specific to Gore low-friction RideOn cables.

    Tour de France tech: The new Orbea Orca

  • Among some of the incremental solutions: more-efficient tires, low-friction engine lubricants and added gears.

    Baby Steps to Drive Auto Fuel Savings

  • Kit made from sturdy punched cardboard with gold stamping, complete with all accessories including laser cut aluminium plates, low-friction plastic axle bearings and spring steel bent wire.

    Boing Boing

  • The unintended result of that compliance: Those same exporters are increasingly likely to be targeted by smugglers, who look to piggyback their contraband on legal cargo that makes low-friction border crossings, according to law enforcement officials.

    Doing Business in the Time of Mexican Drug Chaos

  • Its slick, low-friction surface had been designed to simulate the gravitational effects of moving on the moon.

    Building a Better Robot

  • Other factors are the loss of physical form (intangibles generally seem less valuable than tangible things), the low-friction nature of the Internet (things that are easy to get cost less and lose value), and ad-supported new media business models (free things seem less valuable than those that are paid for).

    Jonathan Handel: Hollywood Under Siege

  • I think what you really mean is that a more efficient market is good for *different* middlemen – ones who are prepared to understand and make the most of the new, low-friction, low-cost market.

    Take that, 6 percenters! « BuzzMachine

  • High-pressure air is blown through the brass connector and comes out through a hole in the base to create a low-friction air bearing.

    Engineered beauty

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