800px-Electric_Vehicle_Charging_StationCharging your electrical car is a process taking a lot of time and effort. You have to find a charging station, connect up the cable and wait for some hours. It is inconvenient and often annoying; it takes a lot of time and cables can get lost or damaged.

Imagine an electric vehicle that charges its batteries while driving on the road. It is no longer science fiction. Scientists at Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in South Korea have already constructed a road that wirelessly charges moving vehicles. More »

train never stops 2The concept of a brilliant new train innovation was created by Chinese designer Chen Jianjun: getting on&off a train and the train doesn’t even stop. High-speed trains waste both energy and time by having to slow down to stop at the stations and speed up when leaving them.

Moving platforms would allow passengers to board and get off a high-speed train without the train stopping at the stations. The passengers at a station wait in a connector cabin above the tracks. More »

Northern_Ontario_railway_tracks_January_2011In the nearest future people will be taking the train from China to the US.

China is considering building its first intelligent high-speed train. It will be produced by CSR Qingdao Sifang Co Ltd in Qingdao which is a coastal city in east China. The high-speed railway line will pass through the Siberia and Bering Strait; it will run across the Pacific Ocean by approximately 200 km undersea tunnel to Alaska, and then south through Canada to the US. The entire journey will take two days and the train will travel at an average of 350 kmh. The line will be 13,000 km long, almost 3,000 km more than the Trans-Siberian Railway. More »


03. June 2014 · Write a comment · Categories: Uncategorized


glow in the dark roadsThe first glow-in-the-dark road project was piloted on April 10 on a highway near Oss, a city in the southern Netherlands. It was received with great enthusiasm. On a 0,3 mile stretch of the highway traditional streetlights has been replaced by light-absorbing markings that are glowing in the dark.

Daan Roosegaarde, a lead designer and founder of Studio Roosegaarde together with the construction group Heijmans developed a special photo-luminescent powder that, when mixed with ordinary road paint charges up in sunlight and releases a green glow in the dark for up to 10 hours. More »