Link About It: This Week’s Picks

A hydrogen-fueled train, an NFT fundraiser for Ukraine, oil-spill constellations and more from around the web

New Storm-Tracking Satellite Will Observe Space Weather Too Headed into space on 1 March, the GOES-T satellite and its arsenal of high-resolution cameras will track storms, wildfires and more in real time across North America. The National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (NAOA) partnered with NASA to design and construct the satellite, which already has siblings in space. In contrast to previous satellites of this nature, …

A Smart Walking Companion That Transforms Mobility

While conventional walking canes often lack thoughtful design and still require strain on the part of those using it, the Stride Senze—an intelligent walking companion—is sleek, modern and equipped with smart technology to ensure the safety of users. Created by the Singapore-based NextOfKin, the cane features sensors that scan the area to help navigate spaces; smart technology to monitor the user’s gait, balance and mobility; …

Test Drive: 2022 Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid

Progress meets classic luxury in the British brand's stunning sedan

Following the 2020 arrival of the Bentley Bentayga Hybrid SUV, the 2022 Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid is the most recent step in the British luxury carmaker’s plan to go fully electric by 2030. While the shift will be momentous, the cars remain as grand and opulent as ever. And the design language—”resting, calm, powerful and superior”—remains the same, Peter Bosch (board member for manufacturing) tells …