Two hyperloop developers face-off to achieve ultra high speed travel

March 29, 2016 by  
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The race to bring ultrafast rail transport to America is heating up. A few years back, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk dreamed up the hyperloop concept , a high-speed transportation system that uses low pressure tubes to propel capsules full of passengers an average speed of 600 miles per hour. One company, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), is leading the charge to bring the concept to life with a test track under construction in California. Meanwhile, a confusingly similarly named but wholly unrelated company called Hyperloop Technologies has been quietly raising funds to build its own track in Nevada, and the competition is getting stiffer by the day . Read the rest of Two hyperloop developers face-off to achieve ultra high speed travel

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Zero-energy Biosphera 2.0 prefab gives you the freedom to live almost anywhere

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5 eco-friendly menstrual products that also protect women’s health

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Edible spoon lets you ditch the plastic (and tastes great, too)

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When plastic cutlery was first introduced, it’s unlikely anyone realized how prevalent it would become, or how damaging to the environment. In India, the enormous waste from single-use utensils prompted one inventor to create an edible alternative that breaks down in record time (if not eaten with the meal). Narayana Peesapaty, founder of Bakeys, has already sold 1.5 million spoons made from made of millet, rice and wheat, and now he’s launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to expand the brand worldwide. The effort has already raised more than four times the original $20,000 goal, with more than two weeks left. Read the rest of Edible spoon lets you ditch the plastic (and tastes great, too)

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