Proposed 300mph maglev train from Disneyland to Vegas receives government funding

Could a 300mph train from Disneyland to Las Vegas be on the way? A transportation bill just signed into law chips in $45 million to study the idea, which has a maglev (magnetic levitation) train similar to the Shanghai SMT in the picture above making the 260-mile run from fantasyland to sleazetown in just under two hours. If you’ve ever driven this 4-hour+ route across the desert, you know how long and monotonous that trek can seem, so this double-quick passage would be warmly welcomed.

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Futureshock

Futureshock — “Late at Night”: Music video with some great night scenery, featuring an unlikely cast of nocturnal characters doing a crazy body-popping dance.

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BMW presents GINA

BMW presents GINA, a new take on car design, materials, and flexibility. The GINA replaces the traditional metal/plastic skin with a textile fabric skin that’s pulled taut around a frame of metal and carbon fiber wires. Even the shape of the car can change. Fascinating and creative design study.






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