Why the Biggest Obstacle for Elon Musk's Hyperloop Might Be Tunnels

It all sounds so Jetsonian. A new 600 mph "Hyperloop" method of transportation connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco? That's the buzz around the internet water cooler as people guess what Elon Musk has in store for the transportation of tomorrow. I say, sign me up! But if we take any lessons from past visions of… » 7/19/13 1:56pm 7/19/13 1:56pm

Watch A Formula One Car Drive 190 MPH In The Lincoln Tunnel

Red Bull is in New Jersey, blitzing around the upcoming F1 course in Weehawken and playing the national anthem. They also sent ex-F1 driver David Coulthard through the Lincoln Tunnel in an old F1 car. He hit a barely-believable 190 miles per hour. » 8/16/12 7:30am 8/16/12 7:30am

Driving Through The World's Longest Road Tunnel Is A Trip Through…

Completed in 2000, Norway's fifteen-mile-long Lærdal Tunnel cuts through a mountain range near the village of Lærdalsøyri. To ease drivers' claustrophobia and to prevent the underground monotony from lulling motorists to sleep, the tunnel is punctuated with a series of caverns designed to resemble impending daylight —… » 8/01/12 8:30am 8/01/12 8:30am

The Old Elbe River Tunnel

See, this is why we love Germany, no, it's not just for the beer. The city of Hamburg is situated on the Elbe river, with the dockyards situated on an island in the river. In the heady shipping days of Hamburg, workers on the busy port island had to travel by ferry to get to their jobs. In an effort to reduce river… » 2/04/08 2:30pm 2/04/08 2:30pm