Phillip A West

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Startup sets sights on rapid transit Hyperloop prototype by 2015

Hyperloop passenger transport capsule conceptual design rendering.<p>Prototypes of Elon Musk's high-speed "Hyperloop" transit will be ready by 2015, according to the group taking over development of the project. That's just two years after Musk first described his idea to transport humans between …

High-speed Rail

Bend it like … Samsung? Galaxy Round is first curved-display smartphone

Samsung's Galaxy Round is the first curved-screen smartphone<p>Samsung revealed a curved-display smartphone early Wednesday, the first of its kind. Though its name, the Galaxy Round, may suggest something closer to a half cylinder, this smartphone is gently curved, just enough to cup in your hand, and …

Phones

Porn on the Brain – TV review

Britain has come a long way since 1986 when TV's red triangle would warn of (what sounds to my Australian ear as) "sex wheel imagery". Nowadays the most extreme hardcore pornography is just a few clicks away on the internet, freely available to adults, children, and cats walking across keyboards. …

Two Door Cinema Club, Azealia Banks, Lucy Spraggan: this week's new tracks

<b>PICK OF THE WEEK</b><p>Two Door Cinema Club<br>Changing Of The Seasons (Parlophone)<p>The strawberry blond bed-wetters deploy swooshing 80s synths and tremulous vocals on this sunny rush of a break-up song. It's like Hot Chip and Phoenix mating in a music shop, their buttocks banging on a Casio keyboard. Sadly, …

Star Wars lightsabers finally invented

Wannabe Jedi Knights rejoice, for scientists have discovered that the famous lightsaber weapon wielded by Luke Skywalker and his ilk in the long-running space opera saga might one day exist beyond the realms of fiction.<p>Harvard and MIT physicists writing in the new edition of Nature say they have …