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Fusion Man Flies Around on Rocket-Powered Wings

What does an ex-fighter pilot do for thrills and kicks when he’s done shooting down krauts? He builds a unique rocket-powered flying machine, takes some opium and calls himself Fusion Man. Such is the life of 48-year-old Yves Rossy, the man behind the wings of his real-life Iron Man suit. Rossy is able to achieve speeds of 186 mph and ...

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AstroTurf Niva Is The Greenest Car Ever

So you want to turn a corner and finally upgrade to an eco-friendly vehicle? If you were to take the words “green” and “environmental” to a literal conclusion, you might end up with something that looks pretty similar to this AstroTurf covered Niva. Clearly, the artificial grass does nothing to improve the state of the environment. For all we ...

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A Skateboard That Would Make Plato Proud

Skateboarding isn’t for everyone, though Ryan is pretty decent at it. Take Tougher Than Leather – a Greek-inspired skateboard that is made to order from Greece Is For Lovers. Though it looks beautiful and the strap-in style deck is similar to snowboarding, I can see a lot of ankles getting twisted trying to pull off tricks on this board. They ...

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94-year-old Mother Runs Over Son With ATV

Your eyes do not deceive you, dear readers. Some jackass actually let his 94-year-old mother (meaning she was born in 1914, mind you) ride an ATV around on his property. Eventually, she ran his ass over. From the article: Smith was working with his mother, Mary Smith, around 12:30 p.m. at the property about 6 miles north of Howell, police ...

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Dude Cuts Car In Half to Fight the Law

Don’t go pissing off Ian Taylor anytime soon. The Tredworth native has sawn his car in half with an angle-grinder after law enforcement put a boot on his car. Taylor claims just a small part of his back tire was sticking out of the driveway and was on the sidewalk, which is what prompted police to fine him. Not happy ...

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Baby’s First Solo Flight

Are you a bit overeager to get your kid launched in the air? Whether it be because you want him to be a pilot like dear old dad, or you really just want to imagine your baby soaring through the skies, the pedal-powered Mustang Plane will keep the little piglet busy for at least five minutes. Of course, you could ...

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The Anti-Bike: A Block Of Metal With Wheels

If you’ve been looking for a graceful motor bike to cruise around the city streets with, the nUCLEUS is definitely not the bike for you. Designed by Branko Lukic, the nUCLEUS is the antagonist of aerodynamic design, built on the foundations of “square against air.” Despite the nUCLEUS’ physics defying design, it’s described as being more nimble then it looks. ...

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Cerva MC08: Amphibious Pod Vehicle or Alien Movie Prop?

If an alien and the Embrio Unicycle were to find a way to have a freaky love child, the offspring might resemble the Cerva MC08. Sporting what appears to be an evil grin (no doubt thrilled to have just slaughtered countless humans,) the MC08 is an oval-shaped conceptual transport vehicle which offers modular design to integrate various means of getting ...

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Travis Pastrana: Defying The Elements On A Dirt Bike

I’ve never heard of Travis Pastrana just like I’d never heard of that huge LEGO tower at first. But now I know who he is, thanks to this video of him being a professional badass. It seems Travis has the balls to ride a Suzuki dirt bike at 70 miles per hour in deep water, essentially skimming the surface and ...

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Blue Oyster Cult: Hacking RFID on the London Underground

Here’s an interesting little hack that will make those of you in London light up with glee. Some wisecrack DIYer went and dissolved an RFID-based Oyster card for the Underground. The result? A lot of wires and an RFID chip left behind. As you can see in the video above, the card continues to work flawlessly and can now be ...

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