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Talking to animals, ultra-high-speed public transport, Seoul art fairs and more from around the web

TransPod’s Fully Electric “FluxJet” Transportation System Can Travel 1,000 km/h In development by Canadian mobility startup TransPod to carry passengers and cargo, the FluxJet ultra-high-speed ground transportation system employs contactless power transmission, enabling it to reach speeds of 1000km/h. The FluxJet will travel along the TransPod Line, which is already under construction. Once it is in operation, “it will cost passengers approximately 44% less than …

Frieze Art Fair’s Collaborative Inaugural Edition in Seoul

On 2 September, Frieze debuts its first edition in an Asian country, in Seoul, South Korea. It will run alongside this year’s installment of the Korea International Art Fair (Kiaf), which was founded back in 2002. In a first-of-its-kind collaborative model, these fairs will together host nearly 350 domestic and international galleries in Seoul’s COEX Center. The roster includes acclaimed Korean artists, regional art organizations …

Nine Transparent LG OLED Screens Display Jennifer and Kevin McCoy’s Digital Art at Frieze New York

This expansive NFT is emphasized by the future-forward technology it's presented upon

Frieze New York returns to the The Shed for a second year, populating four floors with ruminative and eye-catching works from hundreds of artists and 65 galleries (both local and international). The uppermost level of the art fair (numerically, floor eight) houses brand partners, champagne and cocktails and one futuristic installation powered by LG Electronics. It is here that nine Transparent OLED Signage screens display the digital art …