Sep 162014
Sprinter Races From One Subway Stop To The Next To Catch Same Train

The new YouTube channel Epic Challenges is off to a great start. For their debut video, they had a sprinter run from one subway stop to the next to see if he could catch the same train. Incredibly, he caught the train at the last moment before the doors closed. 

You may feel out of breath just watching.  


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Sep 072014
Quantum Levitating Toy Train

Back in 2011, Scientists at Tel Aviv University discovered how to levitate an object in what they called Quantum Levitation. There have been many entertaining applications of this technology since, but this new clip is worthy of attention. A Japanese scientist demonstrates what happens when you mix quantum levitation and model trains. You get a levitating toy train. So cool!

The hovering object must be extremely cold, hence the many applications of liquid nitrogen. 


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Aug 072014
Lion King Broadway Cast Sings ‘Circle Of Life’ On NYC Subway

Veteran New Yorkers are used to spontaneous performances erupting while travelling on the Subway. Sadly, not all performances are that good. But one train car of commuters on the A train was lucky enough to experience a true Broadway performance. Literally. 

In honor of The Lion King becoming the first Boardway performance to generate over one billion dollars, the Broadway cast of The Lion King took a break from practicing to surprise riders on the subway. To the glee of commuters, they performed their most famous song that everyone knows, the opening number, The Circle Of Life .


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Aug 062014
People power Frees Man Trapped Between Train And Platform

When they say ‘mind the gap’ they mean it! Though it is unlikely, there is a possibility your leg can become stuck between the train and the platform. That’s exactly what happened to a man at a Perth station in Australia reports ABC News Australia. Thankfully, other commuters used their combined strength to move the train just enough for the man to squeeze his leg out. Phew! We can do it!!


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Jul 152014
Japanese Train Twirls Seats Around

Trains are slow and inconvenient in America, but in Japan high-speed trains rule. Everyone takes the train in Japan which are super fast, comfortable, and affordable. To make the ride even more enjoyable, the train cars twirl the seats around so that passengers are facing forward on every trip no matter which direction they are travelling. Japanese YouTuber Danny Choo posted this video of the seats resetting which has gone viral with over a quarter million views!


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