Running at speed
Sunday, April 30, 2006
Last one.  This one shows what it looks like when you’re running at 300kph.  The exposure was the best I could do to trick the camera into making both inside and outside visible, and I still spliced a
Sunday, April 30, 2006
What can you say?  It accelerates comfortably, but strongly.  And it makes a fantastic noise while doing it!
The view from inside
Saturday, April 29, 2006
Here’s what it’s like from inside the Maglev as you pull out of Shanghai’s Longyang Road Station.  Sorry for the splice.  My little Canon S400 doesn’t adjust exposure while recording the movie, so I h
Bendable track
Saturday, April 29, 2006
Consider this.  You have a train.  It has no wheels.  Instead, it runs on a magnetic track around which the bottom of the train wraps.  Now, you need to make the train switch from one track to the oth
Pulling into the station
Saturday, April 29, 2006
Just the opposite of the one before.  This time, pulling into the station.
Departing the station
Saturday, April 29, 2006
I was surprised that it makes as much noise as it does, honestly.  This rumble that you hear as it pulls away is, I think, the same rumble that you can feel when you’re on board.  I speculated when ch
Yeah, okay, strictly, this isn’t a real Podcast, but it was the easiest way to get iWeb to let me show you a bunch of movies.  So, enjoy.  Start with the last entry at the list and work your way forward with the “Next” button.  And just ignore the dates.