The Matryomin is a single-antenna Theremin-type device mounted inside a Matryoshka doll. The Matryomin Ensemble 'Da' (consisting of 167 members) plays Beethoven's Symphony No.9 Boogie Woogie style. Recorded at the auditorium of Jiyugakuen Myonichikan in Tokyo. Impressive!
The Central Japan Railway Company is in the midst of an 8-day testing period for its maglev (magnetically levitated) train, which can travel at speeds up to 311mph. Japan's bullet trains currently run at about 200mph. The first trial run which included 100 passengers on board operated between the cities of Uenohara and Fuefuki in the Yamanashi Prefecture. The 42.8 km trip whizzed by as the train travelled at speeds of up to 500 kilometres per hour. If all goes as planned, the maglev trains will be operational 2027, providing a 40-minute trip between Nagoya and Tokyo (normally 80 minutes).
Skyscraper - The world's tallest roller coaster more than 500 feet tall at Skyplex in Orlando! Opening in 2017! The tallest roller coaster at present is Kingda Ka (456-feet tall) at Six Flags in New Jersey.