Unless you happen to be in a seaplane, if your airplane lands in the water, you’re probably in big trouble. The only other exception is if your airplane is actually an inflatable pool float, like this air-filled jumbo jet.
You know summer is here when LEGO minifigs can be found hanging out at the beach. After all, they like some fun in the sun and sand too. Robert Carlson of 5MadMovieMakers and some friends to built this awesome LEGO Sand Roller Coaster, and it is a joy to watch in action.
What does Gato have that your average beach towel doesn’t? A game printed on it, that’s what. It’s handy for those times when everyone has had enough of the sun, sand, and sea and are in the mood for some board games.
This is Beachbot, the world’s first autonomous sand art robot. It was developed by ETH Zurich and the Zurich division of Disney Research. Basically, it’s a Disney Mutant Robot Turtle – further proof that Disney wants to take over the world with cuteness.
Most people head out to the beach to sunbathe, swim, and simply relax in the hot summer sun. Unfortunately, all good vibes disappear the moment they discover that someone swiped their phone or tablet or wallet when they weren’t looking.
Whether you’re Game Boy or a Game Girl, you need a new beach towel. You know you do. Especially if it looks like this. Inspired by the classic Nintendo Game Boy, ThinkGeek’s Beach Boy towel is the perfect thing for geeks having fun in the sun.
Everything’s bottled or canned these days. Even unusual stuff like air, unicorn meat, inflatable beach balls, and sand. Yep, you read that right: sand.
It seems pretty crazy at first, but it makes sense, if you think about it.
There’s a little known species of Wookiee that is often seen walking out of the ocean, known as Seaweed Wookiees. Okay, that’s a lie, but it would be cool to have ocean dwelling Wookiees that attacked folks on land.
There’s a time to squander away precious moments setting up your folding chair and umbrella and there’s a time to spend more of it in leisure by unfolding the chair and popping the umbrella open in several quick, easy motions.
When the sun comes out, it’s time to play. At least, that’s what we’ve all been singing about ever since we were wee little children with Rain, Rain, Go Away.
I love to hit the beach when the weather’s perfect and it’s just the right kind of sunny.
A sonar-equipped remote-controlled buoy called EMILY (EMergency Integrated Lifesaving lanYard) might someday replace human lifeguards. For now, EMILYs are being used only in Zuma Beach in Malibu, California, but they’ll be watching over 25 more beaches by December.
How many times have you said to yourself – Self… Why is it that I can’t take my iPod in the swimming pool with me? Well this new waterproof sound system from Japan’s Focal is the answer to your inner prayers.
I’ve always thought it would be fun to cover a wall in my office with a mural of a tropical sunset, since the likelihood of an actual beach vacation seems less and less likely with my busy work schedule these days.
This high-tech watch from Nixon is perfect for surfers or anyone else who frequents the land of sun and sand. Their Lodown digital watch offers its wearer tidal data for 200 beaches around the world for the next 15 years.