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Wait what? This optical illusion will leave you scratching the back of your head

Wait what? This optical illusion will leave you scratching the back of your head

A professor in mathematics, Kokichi Sugihara, from Meiji University in Tokyo has created an optical illusion that seems to defy gravity. In his demonstration, there seems to be...

G-Cans: World’s Largest Flood-Prevention Complex

G-Cans: World’s Largest Flood-Prevention Complex

The G-Cans project is the largest flood protection in the world. Its official name is Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel, but it is...

The fastest train in the world comes in 2027

The fastest train in the world comes in 2027

The magnetic levitation trains exclude influences of the friction caused by ordinary rail-wheel contact, so the engineers should worry only about the friction from...

XCOR Lynx: Supersonic Plane To Fly Between NYC And Tokyo In 90 Minutes

XCOR Lynx: Supersonic Plane To Fly Between NYC And Tokyo In 90 Minutes

The private space-race is once again heating up. XCOR, a private rocket company, has released images of the Lynx, a supersonic aircraft that will...