This is the ZipFlyer, an 87MPH zipline with "a vertical drop of almost 2,000 feet (600 meters) and a distance of almost 6,000 feet (1.8 kilometers)." According to the company responsible, that makes it the steepest and longest in the world although THIS ONE gets up to 100MPH, so I'm not sure if they're lying or not. Call me a loser, but I haven't been keeping up on zipline world records. Still, I like how you get to ride this one tandem with another person across from you. They should give you both swords so you can beat the shit out of each other on the way down.
Hit the jump for the WHEEEEEEEEEEE!!
Thanks to Liam, who's convinced in the future we'll all get around on ziplines instead of in cars. Please -- if the future of transportation isn't jetpacks I just want God to take me now.
This is a copy of Breakbot's new album 'By Your Side', pressed in dark chocolate. It's a real record you can buy at the Colette store in Paris and is advertised to play 3-5 times before your turntable's needle wears the chocolate out. Then you eat it. But not if you're a dog... / Continue →
Note: No screencap can do the thing justice, just play the video and skip around.
This is the 'Horse Riding Fitness Ace Power' exercise machine from Korea. It's supposed to emulate the action of horseback riding, but it looks more like a cross between booty-grinding somebody'... / Continue →
The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS), which owns Airbus, claims they could have a Mach-4 traveling airplane in the skies by 2050 that could fly passengers around the globe at over 3,000MPH while shitting their pants like babies.
The plane - nam... / Continue →