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longship

(40,416 posts)
Tue Aug 13, 2013, 04:09 PM Aug 2013

New Super-Fast Transport System Powered By Passengers’ Screams

SAN FRANCISCO—Entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled his plans Monday for a revolutionary Hyperloop transportation system, which would seat riders in vacuum-like tubes, launch them from Los Angeles to San Francisco, and would be powered solely by the screams of its terrified passengers.

More at link.


http://www.theonion.com/articles/new-superfast-transport-system-powered-by-passenge,33468/

Some good levity from The Onion. N.B., this is satire.
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New Super-Fast Transport System Powered By Passengers’ Screams (Original Post) longship Aug 2013 OP
You can't have levitation without levity. nt Xipe Totec Aug 2013 #1
I see what did there. longship Aug 2013 #3
He'll probably get a suspended sentence. customerserviceguy Aug 2013 #10
That is yet tu be determined. nt pinboy3niner Aug 2013 #19
ROFL!!!! dixiegrrrrl Aug 2013 #2
It is a great pic. longship Aug 2013 #4
Here's the picture. Too funny! madinmaryland Aug 2013 #5
Many thanks. nt longship Aug 2013 #13
I would get there in record time. tanyev Aug 2013 #6
I wish we were allowed to scream dixiegrrrrl Aug 2013 #8
You can customerserviceguy Aug 2013 #11
That made me laugh! deurbano Aug 2013 #15
Powered by screams? Wednesdays Aug 2013 #7
Perfect! Nt abelenkpe Aug 2013 #17
One of my kid's favorite movies! nt msanthrope Aug 2013 #18
this idea may be a good idea olddots Aug 2013 #9
No way in hell is anyone ever going to stuff me in a tube and shoot me to Los Angeles. hunter Aug 2013 #12
the way you say it obxhead Aug 2013 #14
Getting blown all the way to Frisco sounds good. Spitfire of ATJ Aug 2013 #20
You could do your banking in SF ashling Aug 2013 #16
Lol Dash87 Aug 2013 #21

longship

(40,416 posts)
4. It is a great pic.
Tue Aug 13, 2013, 04:22 PM
Aug 2013

My iPhone won't post pics anymore. Google won't let me copy image URLs.

Otherwise I would have posted the pic.

dixiegrrrrl

(60,010 posts)
8. I wish we were allowed to scream
Tue Aug 13, 2013, 04:59 PM
Aug 2013

on the the present day tubes that we sit in to fly across the country.

hunter

(38,310 posts)
12. No way in hell is anyone ever going to stuff me in a tube and shoot me to Los Angeles.
Tue Aug 13, 2013, 05:20 PM
Aug 2013

I'd rather walk.

ashling

(25,771 posts)
16. You could do your banking in SF
Tue Aug 13, 2013, 06:14 PM
Aug 2013

from a drive through window in LA


just like banking on the internet . . . except it uses a series of tubes.



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