Lilium – world’s first electric VTOL jet

Hill Country Adventure Rentals Lilium has successfully tested its all-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet for the first time, and you can watch the inaugural test flight above. The basic concept of a VTOL is that it has the benefits of a helicopter in terms of taking off without requiring a huge runway, but once airborne, it can still achieve the higher top speeds of a fixed wing aircraft like a jet. Lilium is a completely new way of traveling – elegant, fast, electric. There will be a world…

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GROUPON – MotoGP April 21 and 22

MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas on April 21 and 22 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas Circuit of The America 04/21/17 at 8:30 a.m., Turn 15: One Ticket Expires Apr 21, 2017 Discount 64% Over 30 bought $69 $25 04/21/17 at 8:30 a.m., Grandstand: One Ticket Expires Apr 21, 2017 Discount 41% $59 $35 04/22/17 at 8:30 a.m., Turn 15: One Ticket Expires Apr 22, 2017 Discount 55% Over 60 bought $89 $40 04/22/17 at 8:30 a.m., Grandstand: One Ticket Expires Apr 22, 2017 Discount 30%…

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FESTIVALS this month!

Sat May 13 Stööki Sound and Joker Empire Control Room Doors: 9:00 PM VENUE BOX OFFICE Sat May 13 Folk Family Revival and Stukenberg and Watching for Foxes Stubb’s Indoors Doors: 9:00 PM BOX OFFICE ONLY Sun May 14 Gospel Brunch: Disciples of Joy Stubb’s Indoors Doors: 10:30 AM BUY TICKETS Sun May 14 2nd night added! Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds: The Final Performances with special guests Al Jardine / Blondie Chaplin ACL Live Doors: 6:30 PM BUY TICKETS Sun May 14 Emily King Antone’s Doors: 7:00 PM Ages:18+ BUY TICKETS Tue May 16 Barns Courtney with Foxtrax Antone’s Doors: 7:00 PM Ages:18+…

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30 Classic Cocktails: An Illustrated Guide & more!

How To Make 30 Classic Cocktails: An Illustrated Guide Skinny Summer Cocktails Liquor Delivery in Austin – Beer, Wine & Liquor | Drizly Austin – Wine, Beer and Liquor delivered – Minibar Delivery Spec’s Delivery – Instacart   Sunday 9 AFTERNOON TEA Sip your weekend away. Saturdays & Sundays, 3-5pm. Goodall’s Kitchen, 1900 Rio Grande St., at the Hotel Ella, 512/628-4200. $25, adults; $15, 12 and under. www.goodallskitchen.com BRUNCH WITH CHARLOTTE Alaskan chef Charlotte Gordon brings brunch to the evening hours. Sun., April 9, 6:30-9pm. (2017) Dia’s Market, 812 Justin…

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THE NEED FOR SPEED

Land speed record The land speed record (or absolute land speed record) is the highest speed achieved by a person using a vehicle on land. There is no single body for validation and regulation; in practice the Category C (“Special Vehicles”) flying start regulations are used, officiated by regional or national organizations under the auspices of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile.[1] The land speed record (LSR) is standardized as the speed over a course of fixed length, averaged over two runs (commonly called “passes”).[2] Two runs are required in opposite…

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