At first I didn't understand what the big deal with this thing was, because it's just a wetsuit with membranes stretching from the arms and between the legs, but apparently it's supposed to give the wearer a sense of FLYING UNDERWATER. Cool, but do you know where I really want to fly? Into a volcano. I think I'm done with earth. Is this Kool-Aid spiked? I'm drinking it.
Hit the jump for a shot of the designer Guillaume Binard (who looks like a friend of mine except my friend has way bigger ears) modeling the suit and a video of the thing in action.
Thanks to brian and RhymeDirective, who heard Aquaman got arrested over the weekend for getting drunk and touching a porpoise. I 100% believe that.
The Super Falcon isn't a bird at all. OR IS IT?!? No, it's not. It's a submarine with wings. The brainchild of British inventor Graham Hawkes, the sub is capable of diving to depths of 1,500 feet, achieving breakneck speeds of up to six knots (~7MPH or some really kinky bon... / Continue →
Festo is an industrial automation company that likes making weird shit that creeps me out. This is proof of that. It's a video of their AirJelly, which is a robotic jellyfish that runs on a lithium-ion battery, an electric motor, and a spot of helium. It reminds me of the "f... / Continue →
This is a video of BASE jumper/wingsuit enthusiast/potential extreme sport accident victim Alexander Polli flying through a tiny stone archway in Montserrat, Spain. They're saying the arch is only six-feet wide, but it looks a little wider than that to me. Granted not wide en... / Continue →