The Unusual

Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist review why the human race is heading for the fire

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Paul Kingsnorth, a former green activist, thinks the environmental movement has gone wrong. He argues for uncivilisation The future for humanity and many other life forms is grim. The crisis gathers force. Melting ice caps, rising seas, vanishing topsoil, felled rainforests, dwindling animal and plant species, a human population forever growing and gobbling and using Read More

This thrill ride can detect how scared you are, and adjust its speed

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Image: DANIEL DE BRUIN If amusement park rides don’t scare you anymore, this one will speed up if you’re too calm. The Neurotransmitter 3000 is a 7 metre (23 foot) machine that paces itself based on your biometrics. SEE ALSO: Guy gets nailed in the throat with a pigeon while riding a roller coaster An Read More

Hyperloop One: Where do we go from here?

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  In the time it took for me to realize that the grit I was chewing on was Nevada desert dust, Hyperloop Ones open air propulsion system test was done. It had taken far more time for company co-founder and executive chairman Shervin Pishevar to recite a favorite Teddy Roosevelt passage before the test than Read More