This is a video of the UK’s Royal Navy receiving a demonstration from Gravity Industries showing how their jetpacks could be used to board ocean vessels, in this case the HMS Dasher. Admittedly, not a bad use for a jetpack. Maybe not as good of a use as flying into
This is the $12 Magic Tap, a battery operated automatic drink dispenser “with a universal cap that fits most containers” so you can dispense milk or juice or anything else from a large-mouth bottle with the press of your glass against its lever. That way you don’t even have to
This is what appears to be a legit video from Huntsville, Alabama (my old stomping grounds!) of a forklift operator dropping a pallet load of mulch onto a trailer and absolutely wrecking that poor bastard. What the hell was the endgame here? Is that what he was trying to do?
This is the already incredibly funded (~$700,000!) Kickstarter campaign for the STOIC standing mat, a modular standing mat “inspired by nature to stretch, strengthen and massage your feet during your workday.” Honestly, it looks like it was inspired by making me just want to sit down. Stoic has interchangeable footpads
This is the $120 Aberlite Pro Professional Beard and Hair Straightener, what’s being advertised as the world’s first professional beard straightener. *checking cobwebs in wallet* Cool, cool, but what if I told you I’ll have to take my chances with an unprofessional beard straightener? The Aberlite Pro uses a comb
This is a video of a trained vulture landing on the selfie stick of paragliding instructor Scott Mason while parahawking (a discipline he developed back in 2001), a real activity that exists combining paragliding and falconry, in which a trained bird of prey leads a paraglider to thermal updraft columns
This is a video of Youtuber Equalo’s quest to run Doom on a Raspberry Pi powered entirely by potatoes. He fails (the Raspberry Pi needed more amperage than the potatoes produced), but then he uses his giant 700-piece rotting potato battery to successfully run the game on a TI-84 graphing
Because what kind of company are you if you can’t use a pandemic to promote your product, Hormel is giving away Black Label Bacon scented face masks. You can enter the contest HERE if you want to receive weekly email reminders to eat Hormel food products despite thinking you opted