The Best Guess at How Elon Musk's Hyperloop Transit Fantasy Might Work

Earlier this week, Elon Musk announced that he would publish an alpha design for his crazy-sounding "Hyperloop" by August 12. According to Musk, the diagram above is as close as anyone has gotten to figuring out how the super-fast transit technology might work. And it seems bonkers. » 7/19/13 10:20am 7/19/13 10:20am

Here's what Elon Musk's secret project might actually look like

For months, space entrepreneur Elon Musk has been teasing fans with hints about his next big project, a "hyperloop" super train that would get people from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 30 minutes. Now, Musk says that this schematic is the "closest" anyone has gotten to guessing how the hyperloop would work. » 7/16/13 11:54am 7/16/13 11:54am

Introducing the 2035 ZAIRE all-terrain concept car

No, this isn't Batman out on safari. It's the 2035 ZAIRE concept car, an advanced all-terrain vehicle designed for National Geographic's photography team. Assuming this badboy actually gets developed, it'll help the photographers traverse the often challenging and unpredictable African terrain. » 3/18/13 11:25am 3/18/13 11:25am

Alessandro Porta Artwork Makes Us Fantasize About Dystopian Mass Transit

Luigi Colani-esque buses? Check. Dinosaurs? Check. AT-AT walkers? Check. Syd Mead-like construction vehicles? Check. Star Destroyers? Check. The artwork of Alessandro Porta is straight out of our 11-year-old dreams (before we started to hit puberty and they went all Heavy Metal » 9/08/08 12:00pm 9/08/08 12:00pm). Porta is a car designer with his own…