ArchiWEB Explorer: Mobility

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Hyundai Unveils Flying Electric Car for Congested Cities

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Hyundai just unveiled a series of new concepts for single-person vehicles that can navigate heavily congested cities – including a multi-rotor flying car! The next-gen vehicle is propelled by four electric motors and propellers and it can hover over the ground, keeping the driver above congestion.

This Ugly Sandal Is Helping NASA Study Effects of Zero Gravity

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Normally, we’d advise against wearing sandals that look like this, but there’s a reason why some of the smartest people in America are excited about it. NASA is using these modified sandals, dubbed Force Shoes, to learn more about the forces put on the astronauts while in zero gravity in space. The orthotic sandals are equipped with sensors to determine the impact of the workouts astronauts do to maintain muscle and bone health while in orbit. Follow the link below to learn more about this questionable fashion is answering questions about life in space.

First Passengers Ride on Japan’s 311mph ‘Floating’ Maglev Train!

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The first 100 passengers hopped aboard Japan’s new blazing fast ‘floating’ Maglev train last week. The Series L0 train developed by Japan’s JR Central Railway Company is set to go into full service in 2027, but fans of super high-speed rail got their first taste of the 311mph train along a 27 mile route between the cities of Uenohara and Fuefuki.

How to Make the Most of a One-Car Garage

A large garage is one of the most sought after features of any home. Unfortunately, sometimes a one-car garage is all you have to work with, but this doesn’t mean you can’t reap the same benefits that you would with something larger.

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Making the most of a one-car garage can be easy if you follow the right strategy. By planning your organization and using the right accessories, you can maximize the space of your garage to meet all of your needs.

Getting Organized

 The biggest challenge in any garage is the countless items that can end up there. Organizing all of your stuff will clear up space that you never knew you had.

Start by gathering all of the smaller items such as nails, screws, and tools to clear up as much space as possible. This can also give you an idea of what you can get rid of.

Find storage containers that you can use to place these items in and label them accordingly. This will make it easier for you to find when you need them. Consider using clear containers that can be stacked to make it easier to organize.


Non-Stop Rail: 2 Future Trains Pick Up Passengers in Motion

[ By WebUrbanist in Conceptual & Futuristic & Technology. ]

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Saving time, energy and bridging the gap between high-speed rail and local-only service, these proposed solutions (each in their own unique way) let people board and disembark at their leisure while the main train speeds along. In on case, passengers wait inside an ancillary car that hooks into a passing bullet train – in the other, they step seamlessly across a dock when changing trains.

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American Idle: 12 Weird & Wacky Drive-Thru Businesses

[ By Steve in Culture & History & Travel. ]

Drive-thru is all about fast food, fast service & fast company though getting what you want without ever leaving your ride can get a little weird at times.


Diverging Diamond: Novel Highway Design Eliminates Hazardous Left Turns

[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ]

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The diverging diamond interchange has been heralded as the new cloverleaf and condemned as pedestrian unfriendly, but it does do at least one thing remarkably well: it eliminates dangerous left-hand turns that tend to cause the worst kinds of accidents.