Horizon Mass Transit System is an All-Electric Train-Plane Hybrid

July 1, 2013 by  
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The Horizon System is an entirely electric system of transportation conceived as a hybrid between a plane and a train. Thanks to a maglev-style mechanism, the large aircraft is able to pick up passengers inside the small SkyLink trains while both the plane and trains are in motion, eliminating the possibility of congestion at large airports and on highways. Unlike the Clip-Air —which is also a modular plane system—the Horizon System has no pilot, which means it could be the largest drone ever conceived. Read the rest of Horizon Mass Transit System is an All-Electric Train-Plane Hybrid Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Clip-Air system , drone design , drones , futuristic vehicles , glasgow school of art , green technology , green transportation , green transportation system , Horizon System , maglev rails , mass transit , mass transit systems , public transportation , sustainable tranportation        

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Buttercup the Duck Receives New 3D-Printed Foot

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Humans aren’t the only ones benefitting from 3D printed prosthetics . Buttercup is a fluffy duck who was born with a backwards foot, causing her to hobble around the other ducks. Thanks to 3D printing, the lucky duck is now able to walk around like any other duck at the pond with her new prosthetic foot . Read the rest of Buttercup the Duck Receives New 3D-Printed Foot Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d printed duck foot , 3d printed prosthetics , Buttercup Duck , Dr. Shannon McGee , eco design , green design , Mike Garey , sustainable design        

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