Today’s Solutions: May 30, 2024

Virgin Hyperloop completes fir

Virgin Hyperloop completes first test run with passengers aboard

The promise of hyperloop travel is that it will allow humans to cut down travel time dramatically by using magnetically levitating pods to propel people through near-vacuum tubes. These pods are designed to eventually hit speeds of around 745 mph, which would make it possible to travel from Los Read More...

Want to go to space? Here’s

Want to go to space? Here’s what you need to know

Most of us would have never imagined traveling to outer space in our lives, but these days, it’s looking ever more possible for the average Joe to go into orbit—or at least, an average Joe with bags of money. This month, Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic announced it is going public and is Read More...

Richard Branson will give $3 m

Richard Branson will give $3 million to whoever reinvents the air conditioner

Global warming and people rising out of poverty are sure to bring about a big surge in the production of air conditioning units, which are massive energy consumers. Richard Branson, having realized the risk this poses in our quest to reach our climate goals, has started a $3 million competition to Read More...

British billionaire boycotts S

British billionaire boycotts Saudi Arabia over disappearance of journalist

Richard Branson and his space tourism venture Virgin Galactic have rejected the $1 billion investment it was set to receive from Saudi Arabia as a way of showing solidarity for The Washington Post reporter Jamal Khashoggi. The reporter, who was an outspoken Saudi critic and opinion writer, hasn’t Read More...