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The Krossblade SkyCruiser flying car transforms from helicopter to plane in mid-air

November 20th, 2014 at 11:56 am » Comments Off

Krossblade SkyCruiser A new flying car, the Krossblade SkyCruiser, is not like any other flying car.  While folding wings are pretty common among these car/plane prototypes, the SkyCruiser has a Transformer-like power to reconfigure itself in mid-air. (Video)  



The future of the auto industry

November 19th, 2014 at 5:43 pm » Comments Off

Will the automobile keep its soul as the industry transforms itself? At the 1964 New York World’s Fair automakers were center stage. General Motors exhibited the Firebird IV concept car. GM explained how it, “anticipates the day when the family will drive to the super-highway, turn over the car’s controls to an automatic, programmed guidance […]



The future of transportation: How humans will reach an average speed of 250 mph

November 18th, 2014 at 3:13 pm » Comments Off

Tube transportation – ET3 By Jared Lindzon: The average transportation speed of American citizens was 4 miles per hour in the year 1850. The primary mode of transportation then was a combination of walking and horse back.    



Slovakia’s AeroMobil unveils a flying car

November 15th, 2014 at 8:46 am » Comments Off

AreoMobil At the Pioneers Festival in Vienna last month, AeroMobil, a Slovakian startup, unveiled the thing that we have all been dreaming about since we saw that first episode of the Jetsons while still wearing diapers: The flying car. (Pics and video)    



Futuristic windowless plane would let passengers see the world around them

November 14th, 2014 at 12:17 pm » Comments Off

A concept image of the interior cabin of a windowless plane. If a window seat on a flight makes you nervous,  you might want to avoid a new kind of plane that could fly in as soon as a decade. (Video)    



Performance and convenience are the biggest attraction to electric cars for consumers

November 10th, 2014 at 4:56 pm » Comments Off

Environmental benefits are not the biggest attraction to electric cars. People love to categorize things. Sometimes people categorize too quickly and too simply. Electric cars are linked to their environmental benefits and being green, but the electric cars’ performance and convenience benefits are the biggest electric car attractions for most consumers.  



101 Endangered Jobs by 2030

November 7th, 2014 at 10:30 am » Comments Off

Futurist Thomas Frey: Business owners today are actively deciding whether their next hire should be a person or a machine. After all, machines can work in the dark and don’t come with decades of HR case law requiring time off for holidays, personal illness, excessive overtime, chronic stress or anxiety.  



China is more eager for self-driving cars than western countries

November 6th, 2014 at 3:12 pm » Comments Off

Chinese consumers are more interested in autonomous driving technology than anyone else. The auto market in China is having an increasingly important effect on the bottom line for all automakers worldwide as it continues to grow. Just look at examples like General Motors’ strong recent growth or Porsche’s expanding sales. In addition to being vital for business, some […]



Hendo Hoverboard: The world’s first real hoverboard

November 1st, 2014 at 8:57 am » Comments Off

Hendo Hoverboard Whenever you talk about hoverboards, the first thing that usually comes to mind is that awesome scene from Back to the Future Part II.  It is now one step closer to reality. Arx Pax, a California startup, just built a real, working hoverboard. The company is attempting to crowdfund the Hendo Hoverboard as a proof of […]



Which airlines offer the most legroom?

October 30th, 2014 at 12:01 pm » Comments Off

Not all airlines are created equal when it comes to legroom. Legroom has become the most appreciated feature when traveling, yet it is quickly disappearing on most airplanes. Use these graphics from Conde Nast Traveler and Cheap Flights to find the major airlines with the most legroom. (Graphics)



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