Transportation

The Writing on the Wall

The strenuous outsider scholarship of underground intellectual Steve Duncan charts the history of New York public transit, surreptitiously. Video after the jump.

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No Exit

A teenager who fell to his death from the wheel well of a Boston-bound airliner furnishes an example of a rarity in our time: a truly outrageous act.

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Lightsicle

Renowned motorcycle builders create a real-life version of the Tron light cycle. It's sleek, it's masterfully builtand it's a pale reflection of the preternatural awesomeness of the 1982 movie's original.

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Green endurance: electric race car goes the distance

The SRZero goes from 0 to 60 in fewer than seven seconds. But this power doesnt come from stepping on the gasthe race-ready automobile runs on electricity. And in a coup for green technology, tomorrow the car will reach Ushuaia, Argentina and the end of a 16,000-mile journey from Prudhoe Bay in Alaska.

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