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Chinese bus glides over cars stuck in gridlock (Tomorrow Daily 402 show notes)

Instead of building new infrastructure for public transportation, China's trying a 300-passenger bus made to drive over the streets.

The idea that robots might someday be capable of creating furniture (or basic structures) is a step closer to reality. Designer Maria Yablonina's thesis project showed off a pair of robots creating a spiderweb-like, carbon fiber object that can hold a human.

We're also loving the most recent test journey of TEB-1, a massive elevated bus made to pass over carsstuck on congested roads. It can hold about 300 people, and other traffic-challenged governments are already expressing interest in the project.

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Massive car-straddling bus completes test journey in China (Tomorrow Daily Podcast 402)

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