This is a short video of the Stranger Things inspired floating Max Halloween yard decoration set up by Chicago-based Dave and Aubrey Appel. Apparently Max is made out of pool noodles, and really is floating, although the couple won’t reveal how exactly they made it ahead of the Halloween holiday.
This is a video of Tom Scott taking flight strapped to a personal blimp. The experience, available at Aéroplume Écausseville in Écausseville, France, costs about €60, for which they’ll strap you to a dirigible filled with 70,000 liters of helium and let you float around an airplane hanger. That’s fun.
This is some POV footage captured by a GoPro camera attached to a LEGO City Ocean Exploration Ship built and sent out to sea by the folks at Youtube channel Canvas 23 Studios to see how the ship fares in a real ocean environment. SPOILER: Not very well. So, the
This is a video of scientific experimenter and Youtuber NightHawkinLight levitating a hotdog by suspending it in a stream of compressed air (an example of the Coandă effect) and cooking the dog via a heating coil in what is arguable the coolest fashion ever, followed distantly by those hotdog carousels
This is a short video of a German Shepherd launching itself over a wide canal, almost appearing to float as it easily clears the water and lands on the other side. For reference, my dog Ellie tried to leap over a small mud puddle on our walk this morning and
Because going nowhere fast is a real thing that happens, this is a video of glider pilot Brent Davidson traveling at 46 knots (~53MPH) in an equal headwind of 46 knots created by an air wave lifted by a mountain range below, causing the glider to just float stationary in
This is a video of an upstairs bathroom that’s been sealed being quickly filled with water via a fire hose until it decides it just can’t take it anymore and collapses into the living room below. I’m not sure what, if anything, we were supposed to learn from this experiment
This is a video unveiling the interior of the Virgin Galactic SpaceshipTwos the company plans to use to send rich people briefly into space, to the tune of around $250,000+ per ticket. Will that include complimentary beverage service? It better. Also, where’s the bed? I thought the whole purpose of