The Hyperloop Is About to Test Its Wicked-Fast Propulsion System

“(wired.com)– THE HYPERLOOP IS one small step closer to shuttling us around the country like paper flying through the pneumatic tubes banks used in the ’60s.

Hyperloop Technologies, one of two known companies racing to make the sci-fi-ish transportation system a reality, announced today that it will test its propulsion system in North Las Vegas next month.” Read more

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Snowboarding Monster Lines in Nepal

“(maptia.com) — By Jeremy Jones – Leaving civilization to get into the heart of the Himalayas, I cannot wrap my head around the size, magnitude, and vastness of these mountains. It is on a scale I have never seen before. Are we crazy for traveling to the other side of the world to try and snowboard unclimbed and unridden lines in Nepal?” Read more