Category: Transportation

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Now that we know it was an eight-inch steel pipe that brought the world’s largest-diameter tunneling machine to a halt up in Seattle, we can no longer fantasize about Bertha unearthing a five-story-tall buried locomotive. But we can look at something almost as fascinating: The other giant holes that are currently being churned through the bedrock below our cities.  (more…)

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Bridgestone revealed today its second generation Air Free Concept (Non-Pneumatic) Tire at the 43 Tokyo Motor Show 2013. The revolutionary new design features improved load-bearing capabilities, environmental design and driving performance. The latest improvements to the Air Free Concept Tire brings Bridgestone one step closer to a viable, commercially available air free tire. (more…)