#speed

Travel | Travel

Flight from L.A. to London reaches 801 mph as a furious jet stream packs record-breaking speeds

The Virgin Atlantic flight peaked at a whopping 801 mph Monday evening 35,000 feet over Pennsylvania, due to the jet stream, the high-altitude air current along which storms travel.

Sports | Cycling

American woman becomes fastest human on a bicycle

Denise Mueller-Korenek, a 15-time bicycling USA National Champion, became the fastest human on a bicycle Sunday when she was clocked at 183.9 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. Mueller-Koren…

Sports | Cycling

How This Woman Plans to Ride a Bike 170 Miles Per Hour | WIRED

Denise Mueller-Korenek set the women's paced bicycle speed record in 2016, pedaling to 147 miles per hour. Now she's ready to attempt to break the overall re...

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Pilot study finds “smart drug” Aderall has limited benefits for healthy students, and may harm working memory – Re

By Emma Young. For the large numbers of students who report taking stimulants, these results suggest that they probably won’t do much to enhance their academic performance.

Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

Riding a Wild Wind, a Norwegian 787 Breaks a Speed Record | WIRED

A 200-mph jet stream has sent several passenger jets to nearly 800 mph, and helped break a (subsonic) speed record.

Sports | Sailing/Windsurfing/Kiteboarding

Flying the course a game changer

Now it can be told! The foiling tack is a game-changer. SoftBank Team Japan​ and then ORACLE TEAM USA, started foil-tacking upwind back in April. Earlier thi...

Science & Technology | Tech

Data transmission rates are hitting ludicrous speeds in the lab

magine a world without buffering, a world where downloading HD movies takes less than one second, a world where your favorite web pages load before you even take your finger off the enter button. Don’t fret, we’re getting closer.

Sports | Cycling

Downhill Taxco 2015

The final stop of the City Downhill Tour in Taxco didn’t disappoint. Over 30,000 fans lined the course to see the world’s best take on the wild streets of Me...

Sports | Skating

SHARE THE ROAD.

Pointed downhill, you hit the turn hard, brake a little late so you let off, trust in your bike. Lean the bike over and feel the tires grip, on the limit, not quite…

Sports | Cycling

(OFFICIAL) Eric Barone - 223,30 km/h (138,752 mph) - World mountain bike speed record - VSC 2015

Eric Barone (a.k.a. The Red Baron) beat his own world speed record with a mountain bike on snow during Vars Speed Challenge 2015 (French alps) on the Chabrie...

Sports | Skating

TMI LILYHAMMER 2015 - FINAL

Music: Kimichi Camera: Roar Fønseth, Morten Espeseter, David Berntsson, Jens Schøien Øvregård, Lasse Moe Follow car: Herman Ottesen Directing/…

Sports | Skating

Catalina Island Classic - A Documentary

In 1977, a small group of elite downhill skaters took over the City Of Avalon to participate in the original ‘Catalina Classic’. A 250 yard downhill race course…

Sports | Skating

Riviera Skateboards Presents The Catalina Island Classic 2014

In 1977, the original 'Catalina Classic' happened. With a huge nod of respect to the originals, Riviera Skateboards presents, The 2014 Catalina Island Classic.