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Virgin Galactic may be most famous for the eccentric brain behind the company – Richard Branson – and its efforts to bring space tourism to life with its SpaceShipTwo. However, Branson and Virgin Galactic are looking to leverage the technology and experience that they have gathered from its space ventures and bring it down to commercial aviation: hence the announcement of a new supersonic jet.  But we’re not talking about a jet that just barely breaks the sound barrier; instead, this [currently] unnamed design concept has a projected top speed of Mach 3, which is even higher than the now-retired Mach 2 Concorde. To put that in perspective, the famed Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird... Read more...
Rolls-Royce is known for its over-the-top attention to detail and luxurious trappings for its customers, but the company’s latest concept is on a whole new level of luxury, technology and absolute awesomeness. The Rolls-Royce Vision 100 Next is a massive beast, measuring nearly 20 feet in length, giving her a commanding presence on the road. Yes, we did say “her”, as Rolls-Royce makes reference to both the crystal Spirit of Ecstasy figurine that sits atop the grille of the Vision 100 Next and Eleanor, who serves are your personal assistant and chauffeur inside the vehicle. Eleanor is backed by powerful AI than can keep track of your itinerary, making sure that you aren’t late for your multi-billion... Read more...