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​Superfast hyperloop transportation could arrive in about five years, CEO says

Hyperloop Technologies, one company pursuing a futuristic transportation idea, believes it'll build three demonstration lines early next decade.

By November 5, 2015


SpaceX fires up design contest for Hyperloop passenger pods

The space transport company of billionaire Elon Musk is finally throwing itself into the development of the futuristic tech for terrestrial travel.

By June 15, 2015


Tomorrow Daily: Google unveils newest Project Ara prototype

Spiral 2 is the name of the newest version of Google's Project Ara smartphone. If you've ever dreamt of swapping out smartphone parts with ease or upgrading on the fly, you won't want to miss our coverage (and our impressions of all the modules that caught our eye in the promo video).

By January 15, 2015


Tomorrow Daily 113: Project Ara news, a hacked Nintendo Power Glove, Hyperloop tracks and more

On today's show, we fill you in on the latest Project Ara and Hyperloop news, check out a stop-motion animator's cool Nintendo Power Glove hack and explain why Duke University's lab-grown muscle fibers are so special.

By January 15, 2015


Elon Musk plans to build Hyperloop test track

The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla wants to speed up the development of 800-mph tube transport. He's willing to pay for testing -- most likely in Texas -- to make it happen.

By January 15, 2015


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 August 13, 2014


Technology to smooth today's travel turbulence

From CNET Magazine: Smartphones, online services and biometric scanners are already easing the way for travelers. Expect even more tech to transform your journeys in the not-too-distant future.

By October 3, 2015


Elon Musk says nuking Mars is the quickest way to make it livable

The SpaceX founder tells Stephen Colbert that a thermonuclear bomb could be key to starting a Martian real estate boom.

By September 10, 2015


What if 'Back to the Future Part II' were set in 2045 instead of 2015?

We're currently living in the year imagined by the classic sci-fi flick, but what would another sequel look like if it envisioned the future 30 years from today?

By August 29, 2015


Inflatable space elevator gets a lift

Space travel uses massive rockets to overcome gravity. We use elevators to do the same thing. A Canadian company has snagged a patent to make entering space more like a trip to the top floor.

By August 5, 2015