Kab-U-To-Work: London’s hangover taxi

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Friday 20 December 2013

If the name Kabuto Noodles rings any bells it’s because it’s the same London noodle shop that popularized celebrity portraits made of noodles. Now, they’ve started another campaign that will get people buzzing. Introducing the Kab-U-To-Work. It’s a ‘Hangover Taxi’ that will pick-up hung-over riders from their homes then serve them a bowl of hot […]

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Travel between LA to NYC in under an hour? It’s coming

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in Tech on Wednesday 24 July 2013

Commuting is a part of many people’s everyday routine. Imagine reducing your hour commute down to just minutes, or even better, imagine a transcontinental trip lasting less than an hour. Colorodo-based engineering company ET3 is hard at work developing a tube transport system that will allow for travel from LA to NYC in under an hour. This technology can even be applied to global transport, virtually eliminating the need for airplanes.

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Japanese Train Pushers

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By Francis Andrews in Cool Travel on Friday 9 January 2009

A friend went to Japan last year and came back with tales of rough treatment on the public transport. ‘Yeah, well you try the London Underground’, was my reply. And I continued to think I was right, until I saw this video. With 80 per cent of the country uninhabited, its 130 million-odd residents are […]

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The Monotracer

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By Gerry Mak in New Products on Monday 22 September 2008

Swiss manufacturer Peraves has recently introduced the Monotracer, a two-wheeled vehicle that’s remarkably similar to the lightcycles in Tron. Buckminster Fuller would be proud.

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Wild in the Streets

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By Joy Andrada in New Events on Saturday 21 June 2008

Skateboarding has always been a group activity, friends coming together to skate, hang out and show off tricks. Tomorrow at the worldwide Wild in the Streets event, skaters come out from the woodwork to skate with friends and take back the streets.

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A Zeppelin comeback

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By Gerry Mak in New Eco on Tuesday 10 June 2008

With rising fuel prices dominating the news and affecting every level of the global economy, some solutions to fuel-efficient transport aren’t necessarily hi-tech ones.

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Strida Mini Folding Bicycle

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By Derrick Stembridge in New Products on Friday 16 May 2008

Strida’s Mini Folding Bicycle is the first completely new bicycle geometry in 95 years. Inside a triangular frame of lightweight aluminum, power is transferred to the rear wheels via a silent clean Kevlar belt. Handlebars are mounted horizontally, so the rider can sit comfortably upright with an excellent view of the road.

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