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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 June 6, 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 September 26, 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 September 23, 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 August 13, 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 July 2, 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 July 3, 2014

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4G is better LTE than never on 430kph Maglev train

We took a trip on the world's fastest commercial train -- the Shanghai Maglev in China -- to take mobile broadband to ludicrous speed with a demo of LTE.

5 Images By November 1, 2010

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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 August 12, 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 November 29, 2012

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Tech Time Machine: 8 April

Brain surgery, the Y2K bug and Maglev trains: if any of those sound interesting to you, check out today's Tech Time Machine.

By April 7, 2012