Posts Tagged ‘flying’

“Kiwi” a fun little animation

June 17, 2009

This is one little flightless bird that has spent a lifetime trying to finally fly.  What happens to the Kiwi in the end?

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Water-Powered Jet Pack

February 1, 2009

Me likey.  Me want.  This seems a bit more plausible than the Japanese water powered rocket launcher we highlighted a few weeks ago.

“Everythings amazing, and nobody’s happy.”

November 20, 2008

Comedian Louis CK brings some much-needed perspective on life in this age of technology. We should all stop bitching so much.

Remember When Catapults Would Reign Destruction and Terror Down on People? Now They Just Gently Fling People into Water.

September 13, 2008

Looks fun.

Base Jumper’s Parachute Fails to Deploy-Footage From His Helmet Cam

September 8, 2008

He survives this…amazing.

Via Geekologie

Some of the most dangerous places to land a commercial airliner in the world

June 2, 2008

A view from the cockpit on approach to Tonchontin International Airport in Honduras. 5 people died and 65 were injured in a crash there last week.

Some other scary places to land:

St. Maarten Airport in the Caribbean

Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport