Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Central) has begun commercial operations of its all-new N700S bullet train on the Tokaido Shinkansen line. This also marks the first new Tokaido Shinkansen train in 13 years, with plenty of high-tech upgrades, including power outlet-equipped passenger seats. The goal is to have forty N700S trains in operation by fiscal 2022 from the initial four.
Photo credit: Ponti Design Studio
We have seen the future of post-COVID19 transportation, and it includes Island by Andrea Ponti. This double-decker driverless tram was designed for use in Hong Kong, and its name refers to the island-like circular benches that facilitate social distancing, while passengers are seated facing outwards in a radial pattern.
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Most gamers have probably seen the new Sony PlayStation 5 console, and it has a standout design to say the least. Sony’s Jim Ryan wanted the console to look like a “quantum leap over the current generation” and not just in the hardware department. Currently, white and black colors will be available at launch, but so far, we’ve only seen the former.
NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has observed the Sun continuously for over 10-years and collected 425 million high-resolution images of the star. All of these images consist of 20-million gigabytes of data, providing researchers with the data necessary for countless new discoveries about the workings of the Sun and how it influences the solar system.
Activision released the Season Four update for Modern Warfare, including Warzone, yesterday, and it’s one of the best yet, as it fundamentally changes the battle in Verdansk. Why? Verdansk can now hold up to 200 players in Battle Royale Quads, or in other words, fifty Quads of Operators are able to fight each other and the encroaching circle collapse.