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Tomorrow Daily 088: Ultrafast maglev trains, unlimited 'Interstellar' tickets, and more

On today's show, we discuss Japan's newest superconductor maglev train, AMC and Paramount's unlimited "Interstellar" ticket, and nanosculptures that can only be viewed with an electron microscope.

By 19 November 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 088: Ultrafast maglev trains, unlimited 'Interstellar' tickets and more

We can't believe these tiny sculptures (created by artist Jonty Hurwitz) are thinner than the width of a human hair and relatively detailed for their size. If you wanted to see them, though, you'd need to have an electron microscope handy.

By 19 November 2014

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Darfon's super-thin Maglev Keyboard will make notebooks even slimmer

Instead of rubber cups, the Maglev Keyboard uses magnets to pop your keys right back up.

By 6 June 2014

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New 'Diamond nanothreads' may make space elevator a reality

Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.

By 27 September 2014

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Japanese company plans space elevator by 2050

Japan's giant construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has announced that it plans to build an elevator into space by the year 2050.

By 24 September 2014

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One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.

By 13 August 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 011: Denny's "Hashteroids," levitating monorails, and more

On today's Tomorrow Daily, we've got weird pairings aplenty: three Denny's-remixed Atari classics, a maglev monorail, and a crazy overpowered water gun.

By 3 July 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 012: Anime Expo 2014, Tokyo's toilet exhibit, and more

It's quite a bit of Japanese culture on the show today with Anime Expo and a very fun toilet exhibit at a Tokyo museum. What will toilets of the future look like?

By 4 July 2014

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Elon Musk pulled all-nighter to prep for Hyperloop unveiling

At approximately 1:30 p.m. PDT Monday, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO will show the world a more concrete outline of his futuristic transportation vision.

By 13 August 2013

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Japan unveils world's fastest levitating train

Japan's bullet trains can travel up to 300km/h. The Central Japan Railway Co claims that a new maglev train prototype can reach 500km/h.

By 30 November 2012