Because how are robots going to overthrow humanity if we don’t make them tough, harbingers of the apocalypse IHMC Robotics has conspired with Boardwalk Robotics to develop a Nadia humanoid robot capable of maintaining its balance after getting shoved on a treadmill. Yeah, make it resilient then piss it off!
These are several videos of avante-garde juggler Michael Raynor (aka brokenjuggler, who kind of reminds me of an even crazier Benjamin Linus from Lost and I imagine lives in Venice Beach, California) performing some very outside-the-box juggling and balancing and devil-sticking and rolling a flaming cheeseburger around a parasol and
This is a video of a Brooklyn street performing riding his bike around while balancing a full trash can on top of his head. For reference, I could never do this, because my head is too– “Penis shaped.” Thanks honey. A quick mental note to start an argument in bed
This is a video of an elf (the shoes are a dead giveaway) balancing on an extra-tall unicycle while spinning two balls on his face and head and juggling three batons. Impressive. You know, I think I witnessed the same feat at the circus when I was a kid. Also:
Because everybody needs a hobby and a hobby that doesn’t cost anything is ideal, these are several videos of cool, calm, and collected Aleksei Shlega demonstrating his ability to balance random objects on top of one another, creating precarious sculptures in the process. Man, his hands must be STEADY. My
Because some people are sicker than others, this is a video of 34-year old Brazilian daredevil Rafael Zugno Bridi setting some sort of record (presumably making his mother worry the most) by slacklining between two hot air balloons at an altitude of 6,131-feet. For reference, a mile is 5,280 feet,
Because feats of the human spirit spirit come in all shapes and sizes, this is a video of Vietnamese duo Quoc Co and Quoc Nghiep quickly jaunting up 100 stairs at the Girona Cathedral in Spain with one balanced on the head of the other, on his own head. How
This is a video of well-balanced (like a healthy breakfast) BMX rider Mike “Hucker” Clark (great nickname, mine’s Puker) riding around a skate park while standing balanced on his bike’s handlebars. That looks intense. For reference, if I’d tried this I would have had a lot less teeth (and blood