How fast can a human cycle? With aerodynamic help, the 300km per hour barrier seems easily within reach

[ad_1] With aerodynamics out of the equation, it’s possible to go really, really fast. Credit: YouTube/Euronews British cyclist Neil Campbell recently set a new record for the men’s “fastest bicycle in a slipstream,” clocking up a breathtaking 280km per hour. This record involves bringing a cyclist up to speed in the wake of a towing […]

Sprint's 5G network in NYC isn't crazy fast, but it's fast enough

[ad_1] The last time we had the chance to test a live 5G network, I spent a day running around Chicago in the pouring rain. The experience was still fruitful, though: When I did eventually stumble upon live 5G nodes, I saw my download speeds top out at around 630Mbps down. That’s still well short […]

Sprint's 5G network in NYC isn't crazy fast, but it's fast enough

[ad_1] The last time we had the chance to test a live 5G network, I spent a day running around Chicago in the pouring rain. The experience was still fruitful, though: When I did eventually stumble upon live 5G nodes, I saw my download speeds top out at around 630Mbps down. That’s still well short […]

Volvo's Polestar engineered XC60 is fast, but still reserved

[ad_1] On one hand, the vehicle’s cargo area, its ability to seat five (and a combination of Swedish luxury and performance) make it a great companion for a trek into the forest. But, the rather low Canadian speed limits and my concern about wildlife leaping into the road make pushing the vehicle to its potential […]

Volvo's Polestar engineered XC60 is fast, but still reserved

[ad_1] On one hand, the vehicle’s cargo area, its ability to seat five (and a combination of Swedish luxury and performance) make it a great companion for a trek into the forest. But, the rather low Canadian speed limits and my concern about wildlife leaping into the road make pushing the vehicle to its potential […]

Technology start-ups that fail fast succeed faster

[ad_1] It took Thomas Edison countless failures before he succeeded in developing a marketable lightbulb. Credit: Shutterstock Failure rates of new technology-based companies are shockingly high. It is estimated that 75 percent of technology start-ups do not generate profits. Other data suggests upwards of 90 percent of new technology enterprises completely fail. However, some failures […]

Fast, not so furious? Europe wrestles with electric scooters

[ad_1] A man rides an electric scooter in Paris, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. The French government is meeting with people who’ve been injured by electric scooters as it readies restrictions on vehicles that are transforming the Paris cityscape. The Transport Ministry says Monday’s closed-door meeting is part of consultations aimed at limiting scooter speeds and […]

Energy Department wants to build nuclear test 'fast' reactor

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new nuclear test reactor is needed as part of an effort to revamp the nation’s fading nuclear power industry by developing safer fuel and power plants, the U.S. Department of Energy said Monday. The federal agency said it will prepare an environmental impact statement as part of the process […]