Hyperloop Technologies is trying to make Elon Musk’s dream a reality

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The Hyperloop, an idea first discussed by Tesla and Space X CEO Elon Musk back in 2013, is one of the most ambitious technological projects around and would provide the ability to travel between Los Angeles and San Fransisco in half an hour via low-friction aluminum pods traveling up to 800mph encased in a tube. It sounds completely insane, but when Musk announced it, he said that a prototype was possible and, “If it was my top priority, I could probably get it done in one or two years.” But when you’re running two of the most progressive companies in the world, side projects like reinventing the way humans travel get left in the dust. That’s where Hyperloop Technologies comes in.

Hyperloop Technologies is exactly what you think it is….

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