The London Underground is innovating the technology that millions use every year. Called the "New Tube", the new train technology that is being rolled out is expected to improve efficiency and make the commute a greater experience overall. In combination with train platform upgrades, the New Tube promises safety, reliability, and swift service and it makes me want to visit London that much more. Check out the video below and the original article over on Engadet here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3Q0FZUKHkY
Elon Musk has dropped the gauntlet yet again, this time in the car industry with his company, Tesla Motors. Musk claims that Tesla cars will be able to function autonomously about 90% of the time that they are used. With a statement like that, I can't wait to see what kind of technology the company will be rolling our in 5-10 years! Check out the video below that inspired this post. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJmhpgW0Dmc
I originally found this through social media, but has quite a few interesting charts to look over and wanted to share it. Some highlights from the charts: Britain has invaded 171 of 193 existing countries on Earth Only three countries in the world are not using the metric system: Liberia, Myanmar, and the United States Germany and Japan have the oldest average populations by age The Earth's population could fit into Texas if the population density matched that of New York City Check out the original article on VOX here.