Is Maglev the future of transportation?
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Is Maglev the future of transportation?

Maglev will change the future of transportation Magnetic levitation (maglev) technology is a revolutionary new way of transportation that uses magnets to levitate trains above a guideway. This eliminates friction, allowing trains to travel at much higher speeds than traditional wheeled trains. One of the most advanced maglev train systems is in Japan. The Central…

Obon: The Japanese Summer Festival of the Dead
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Obon: The Japanese Summer Festival of the Dead

The History and Traditions of Obon Obon (お盆) is a Japanese Buddhist festival that is held in the summer to honor the spirits of departed ancestors. It is one of Japan’s most important holidays, and is celebrated with a variety of traditional customs, including visiting the graves of ancestors, cleaning and decorating family altars, and…