Link About It: This Week’s Picks

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 …

Tea Powder + Eunbi Ceramics Gift Set

Ibi Yoo of Studio Kō travels to Korea to meet with local designers and find all kinds of goods for her shop. Personal interest turned her attention to sourcing high-quality tea powders, along with the utensils needed to make matcha, hojicha, hongcha, and ssugcha drinks. This Tea Powder + Tool Set comes with a black bamboo chaseon (whisk), chashi (scoop), two Eunbi ceramics cups and …