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Teenager Builds Working Submarine Out of Drainpipe

Adele Peters

What did you do in high school? This 18-year-old has spent his time designing and building remote-controlled vacuums, a home theater, miniature jet engines, and now, a fully-functional submarine. With a budget of just $1000, Justin Beckerman used a drainpipe, electronics, and waterproof glue to build the machine, which has a working communications system onboard. He's been testing the submarine in a local lake.

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  • JacobAnthony

    If the goal of this article was to make me feel bad about myself because I did nothing in high school, then mission accomplished.