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    Feather Factory: Making Sochi’s Olympic Torches

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    Workers in Siberia are busy producing thousands of torches for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. The sleek aluminum fire throwers, meant to symbolize the feathers of the fabled Russian Firebird, are built to keep the flame alive in rain, wind or snow and survive falls onto concrete. This video shows how they’re made.

    Workers in Siberia are busy producing thousands of torches for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. The sleek aluminum fire throwers, meant to symbolize the feathers of the fabled Russian Firebird, are built to keep the flame alive in rain, wind or snow and survive falls onto concrete. This video shows how they’re made.

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