France-based Hopium has just unveiled its very first rolling prototype of their hydrogen-powered Machina during the Viva Technology week in Paris. The Alpha 0 prototype breezed through the design and architecture phases, which was then followed by the implementation of the various components within the vehicle.
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What better way to kick off the 24 Hour Le Mans Season Opener than by driving the new safety car, a Porsche Taycan Turbo, from the automaker’s experience center in Hockenheim? That’s exactly what happened, using the vehicle’s battery-electric all-wheel-drive drivetrain with a permanent-magnet synchronous motor on each axle generating 671 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to Porsche Destination Charging, making sure the Taycan is charged was a breeze. Guests of selected hotels, golf courses and marinas can also access these 1,000+ charging points across 20 countries.
J.K. Raymond-Millet’s released a film, Télévision: Oeil de Demain (“Television: Eye of Tomorrow”), in 1947 that seemingly predicted how we would use smartphones in the 21st century. It was not intended to be a feature length film, but rather one used for educational purposes. In addition to showing people using miniature-television devices in public places, the full clip also showcases professional meetings conducted via picture-phones, cars equipped with television screens, and shops promoting their goods on television.
Created by French designer Ora ïto for AccorHotels, the Flying Nest is a hotel experience unlike any other that you’ve probably experienced. Rather than traditional towers, this hotel consists of individual shipping container modules joined together by their terraces to seamlessly blend nature and some modern luxuries. The entire structure can be fabricated in just one day, and can easily be moved around to different locations.
Some time during January 2015, Normandy, France, where Mont-Saint-Michel is located, experienced extremely high tides, thus transforming the commune into a breathtaking island. Wanaii Films decided to walk all the way over there at 5am that morning, and wait at the bottom. The water rose slowly, and soon, the Mount once again became an island. The sun then rose and people started arriving to take in the magic.