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Tag: Fire

NASA Records Great Balls of Fire on Video

NASA Records Great Balls of Fire on Video
In the predawn hours of August 28, a NASA video network consisting of five cameras located in the southeast United States recorded a massive fireball. The fireball was a meteor that entered the atmosphere of Earth over the Georgia/Tennessee border at 3:27 AM, moving at a speed of 56,000 mph.

Guy Puts Flamethrower on Mobility Scooter: Get outs the Way!

Guy Puts Flamethrower on Mobility Scooter: Get outs the Way!
It is called Lord Humungous and it was created by 52-year-old Lance Greathouse from Phoenix, Arizona. “It” is a flamethrower attached to a mobility scooter. Lord Humungous cost about $1000 and a month of labor to create.

FLAMEnco: The Flame Throwing Guitar

FLAMEnco: The Flame Throwing Guitar
Every guitarist wants a guitar that will set the stage on fire. This is that guitar – literally. Don Juan De Pyro turned his guitar into a flamethrower that initially could shoot multicolored flames up to six feet for about 40 seconds.

How to Train Your Dragon… To Be a Lamp That Breathes Fire

How to Train Your Dragon… To Be a Lamp That Breathes Fire
If you have watched How to Train You Dragon – and who hasn’t? – then you already know that the Night Fury dragon is pretty cool. Well, he just got cooler. How about the Night Fury dragon in your room as a lamp that breathes fire?

Matches Literally Light up Faces

Matches Literally Light up Faces
Japan is one place where you can expect all sorts of novelty stuff to crop up, from fancy shirts and footwear to quirky headpieces and accessories. They’ve even got matches that are almost too fancy to use, for crying out loud.

Self-destructing Laptop Hack: Recovery Impossible

Self-destructing Laptop Hack: Recovery Impossible
Growing up, Hack A Day’s Caleb Kraft loved the James Bond movies. But he didn’t idolize 007. Kraft looked up to the guy who provided Bond with high tech and fortuitously plot-relevant gizmos: the Quartermaster, aka Q.

Guy Saves His Precious from California Springs Fire

Guy Saves His Precious from California Springs Fire
By now everyone everywhere has heard of the Springs Fire that has been devastating southern California. It’s a serious problem that is costing people their lives and their homes, but at least one geeky story of bravery has come out of it.

VOTO Charger Turns Heat to Electricity: Promethe-Zeus

VOTO Charger Turns Heat to Electricity: Promethe-Zeus
The PowerPot and the BioLite stove seem like great ways to harness the heat from fire and turn it into electricity. But what if you already have a pot and a stove? A company called Point Source Power might have a solution for you.

Vietnam Has a Fire-Breathing Dragon

Vietnam Has a Fire-Breathing Dragon
The next time you travel to Vietnam, make sure you check out their 85 milion dollar fire-breathing dragon. An 85 million dollar glowing neon fire-breathing dragon, that is. It can breathe both fire and water.

Fire Facial Treatment ‘Burns’ Wrinkles off – and Maybe Your Face – in the Process

Fire Facial Treatment ‘Burns’ Wrinkles off – and Maybe Your Face – in the Process
Now here’s another weird beauty treatment that might just overshadow Kim Kardashian’s gruesome-looking blood facials. No blood is going to be drawn or injected when these facials are done, although your face will be covered with a towel and set on fire in the middle of the whole process.

Fireplace Ugly Sweater Won’t Light Your Torso on Fire

Fireplace Ugly Sweater Won’t Light Your Torso on Fire
Just how many ways can one guy use the video capabilities of his mobile devices to entertain us with? Well if you’re tinkerer Mark Rober, I guess the answer is “plenty.” After amusing us with his iPad Halloween costume and Gorilla Cam, Mark is back with another fun hack – the animated ugly sweater.

Thermite Firefighting Robot Puts out Flames (and Looks Awesome Doing it)

Thermite Firefighting Robot Puts out Flames (and Looks Awesome Doing it)
Looking like a military version of Wall-E on steroids, Howe and Howe Technologies‘ latest robot is ready to extinguish fires while keeping human firefighters at a safe distance.

Virtual Fire Wood Simulates the Real Deal, But Won’t Light You on Fire

Virtual Fire Wood Simulates the Real Deal, But Won’t Light You on Fire
The latest in a long line of completely unnecessary gadgets from Japan lets you pretend you’re carrying around a lit piece of fire wood. Why, because it’s something that hasn’t been done before, that’s why.

TaG is a Smoke Detector and Life-Saving Mask in One

TaG is a Smoke Detector and Life-Saving Mask in One
Where there’s smoke, there’s bound to be fire. More people actually suffocate to death in fires rather than actually die by burning, so why not do something about this head-on?

Zelda Fireplace Art Will Warm Your Heart, But Not Your Body

Zelda Fireplace Art Will Warm Your Heart, But Not Your Body
Do you have a decorative fireplace? That’s the opposite of dangerous, but you still shouldn’t let it be alone. Equip it with the Zelda Fireplace Art, aka The Lazy Man’s Fireplace: set it and forget it.

Mythical Beast Flies, Breathes Fire

Mythical Beast Flies, Breathes Fire
If you look up in the sky and see a dragon, chances are you either had too much to drink, or you are seeing Rick Hamel’s amazing R/C creation, which is an actual flying dragon that breaths fire.