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batteriesEngineering the Transformation of Civilization and Winning the Future as a Nation

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Now we have X and Y and they’re the best things to have. But Z is a thing of the future. And if we don’t get a piece of that action, we risk everything we have. I mean not now, …

boring companyMusk Drops Planned LA Sepulveda Tunnel Because of Environmental Lawsuit

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Elon Musk’s tunneling company has dropped its plans to dig beneath Sepulveda Boulevard on the Westside because of an environmental lawsuit. Musk had wanted to dig a 2.7-mile tunnel planned along Sepulveda Boulevard on L.A.’s Westside. The Boring Company has …

businessGet a Room – A Mobile Room

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The Radical Innovation Award 2018 was given to the Autonomous Travel Suite. Autonomous Travel Suite is a hospitality service specifically designed for long-distance travels. It is different from personal commute or leisure cars. Autonomous Travel Suite is designed to be …

boring companyBoring Company will make tunnels for sewers and cheap bricks for housing

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Elon said the Boring Co. is also going to do tunneling for water transport, sewage, electrical. The Boring Co.’s first test project opens next month in Hawthorne, a Los Angeles suburb. In a few years, Boring Company tunnels could take …

boring companyBoring Machine reaches other side of LA tunnel

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Elon Musk announced that the Boring Company completed the LA/Hawthorne tunnel. The tunneling machine broke through to the other side. pic.twitter.com/TQhb9hQRxQ — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 17, 2018 Congratulations @BoringCompany on completing the LA/Hawthorne tunnel! Cutting edge technology! pic.twitter.com/80WbSQekCQ — …

cities25% of world murders are in Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico and Columbia

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With just 8% of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for roughly a third of global murders. It is also the only region where lethal violence has grown steadily since 2000, according to United Nations figures. Above – Mexican soldiers …

chinaWhats next for megaregion integration after Hong Kong Superbridge?

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China wants every part of the Pearl River Delta region commutable within about one hour. They have just opened the longest sea-crossing bridge in the world to connect Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai as part of this plan. China will …

asiaA Hong Kong megaproject could mean trillions

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Kaizer Lau Ping-cheung, a former surveyor and lawmaker, says the 1,700 hectare Lantau land reclamation project proposed by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is too small. He claims the 1,700-hectare reclamation project off Lantau Island will break even within …

citiesOrbits and lighting levels for artificial moon satellite over China

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China Daily provided more details about the artificial full moon mirror satellite over Chengdu. This article is referring to Chinese statements about their mirror moonlight system and referencing a presentation “Mirrors in Dawn Dusk Orbit for Low-Cost Terrestrial Solar Electric …

chinaLighting up a megacity at night will lead to night solar farm lighting

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Chengdu plans to launch in 2020 a mirror satellite to create dusk lighting at night. The satellite will appear to be 8 times a full moon. They believe this will remove the need for most street lighting which will save …