Indonesians are heading to railroad tracks seeking electric therapy for their chronic ailments. This idea comes from the tale of a paralyzed Chinese man who went to the tracks to commit suicide and was miraculously cured.
Why should pipes and tubes pin an entire city down? "A Rolling Master Plan," a new design from Swedish architecture firm Jagnefalt Milton, makes public spaces like concert hall and hotels rearrangeable on old railway lines.
NASA has been working on creating a new, cheaper method to launch spacecrafts. Their latest proposal involves train tracks, a rail gun and a scramjet. Here's what they're trying to do: