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China to introduce a Robotic Electromagnetic Bus

China might be the first country in the world to introduce magnetic levitation robotic bus in Shanghai. Traffic congestion in China’s big cities and in Shanghai in particular became a big problem in recent years. Officials in China have been ...

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High-Speed Internet in…Trains

High-Speed Internet in…Trains

Scientists from the University of York in England are taking mobile entertainment to the next level with a new technology, designed to significantly broaden the range of services currently available to train passengers worldwide. The researchers, from the Department of ...

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The Fastest Bullet Train in Japan

The Fastest Bullet Train in Japan

Japanese company Kawasaki Heavy Industries recently announced the development of the country’s fastest high speed train. Named the “Environmentally Friendly Super Express Train” (efSET), the modern marvel will propel passengers along at 350 kilometers per hour, besting the record-holding Shinkansen’s ...

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Non-Stopping Train

Non-Stopping Train

Peng Yu-lun, a Taiwanese inventor who works in a sand and construction materials plant in Sanwan, has recently revealed his latest invention: a train that doesn’t need to stop or slow down, not even in order to pick up or ...

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Nike+ Sportband

Nike+ Sportband

Nike recently unveiled a new accessory for athletes: the Nike+ Sportband. The wristband collects information during running, jumping, or any other athletic activity, and analyzes the data either in real-time or later, on the user’s PC. The new device is ...

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Train Speed Record on Rails Broken

Train Speed Record on Rails Broken

On the 4/3/2007 the high-speed French train named V-150 broke the world speed record for trains or rails. The 17 years old record was set by another French train which reached a speed of 515 km/h (320 mph). The new ...

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