Tag Archives: Jumping

Get High: Flybar Pogo Stick

The pogo stick. One of the most frustrating toys of my childhood for sure. On the other hand, once you started jumping and got the hang of it, it provided endless fun during the summer. Check out the Flybar, a modern update on the pogo stick. Using super-strong elastic bands and an adjustable piston, you can get some serious height ...

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Soda Bottle Robot Can Jump, White Men Still Can’t

Dong Han Kim and his team at the Seoul National University of Technology in South Korea have designed a robot that can jump up stairs using two empty plastic soda bottles. In spite of all the amazing crap robots can do, they often have trouble navigating steps. Kim’s ScoutRobot solves this problem with an aluminum cylinder that blasts compressed air ...

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