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New Adidas Give You Literal Wings

These are the first pair of shoes that make me want to shout “I AM A GOLDEN GOD!” from the rooftops. And for a guy who’s worn shoes made out of acid sheets, that’s saying quite a lot. Adidass new leather Wings 2.0 shoes by Jeremy Scott are designed to not merely empower, but to look awesome. White man can’t ...

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Wiings: A Ridiculously Pointless Wii Peripheral

Designed to be used for the Bird’s Eye Bull’s Eye minigame included with Wii Fit Plus, these Wings for the Wii, or as we like to call them Wiings, are nothing short of pointless. And yes, we believe there are people who would actually buy these things. Look people, just do yourself a favor and grab a pair of oven ...

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Nokia Concept Headphones Give You Wings (and Zombies)

Just for the hell of it, Nokia decided to run a design competition, challenging competing designers to create headphones inspired by their favorite music. Some of the resulting designs, as expected, are pretty awesomely wacky. The design above is inspired by Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” complete with unearthed zombies and a pedophile werewolf. After the jump, you can check out a ...

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Slow Motion Ornithopter

Seeing this video makes me hope that one day I’ll be flying in a giant robotic butterfly. Researchers in Japan are working on this small ornithopter, a flying device with wings that are modeled after those of a butterfly. The idea is to one day have commercial airplanes with flapping-wing flight just like birds. Above is a high speed video ...

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Batman’s Latest Spy Technology

Is this a spy cam created by the military or is it Batman’s latest gadget? Of course it’s a piece of technology made by the military; Batman is a fictitious comic book character. The Army has awarded the University of Michigan College of Engineering a five year $10 million dollar grant to develop this robotic spy plane which bears an ...

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Cybertek Wings: Expensive Cosplay Prop

So you and those exchange students from Japan decided to go out in the woods next Sunday for some cosplay. While you’re busy cutting fabric, your newfound buddies are busy welding metal together and building mechbots. You need some pizzaz for your outfit and these mechanical wings from Cybertek should do the trick. Costing $1000 and ensuring you won’t have ...

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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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