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Disney Working on Robot Stunt Doubles

Disney Working on Robot Stunt Doubles
Remember a month ago when Disney’s Stickman was the best robotic stuntman technology they had? Good times. Things are about to get way more human and way more creepy. Now the company is working on a series of truly acrobatic, humanoid stunt robots with their Stuntronics project. In the video…

Guy Plays Five Finger Fillet with a Knife-Wielding Robot

Guy Plays Five Finger Fillet with a Knife-Wielding Robot
Nope. Just nope. You won’t catch me playing the dangerous game of five finger fillet with a robot. I won’t even let a robot hold a knife around me. Are you crazy? Well, this guy must be. Irfon Automation created this video which shows a subject playing a very risky…
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Guy Rides a Logging Machine Like a Rodeo Bull

Guy Rides a Logging Machine Like a Rodeo Bull
Mechanical bulls at fairly horrifying and can even potentially kill you. Riding real bulls is even crazier. You know what is crazier than that? Trying to stay in the saddle while the mechanical arm of a logging machine is trying to throw you off of a log that it’s waving…

Rock Climber Scales Tall Building Using Vacuum Cleaners: Vacuu-Girl or Spider-Woman?

Rock Climber Scales Tall Building Using Vacuum Cleaners: Vacuu-Girl or Spider-Woman?
LG Korea wanted to prove how hard its Zero Code vacuums suck, so it hired rock climber Sierra Blair-Coyle to strap a pair of its cordless K94SGN vacuum cleaners on her back and scale the 140m tall (~459 ft.) glassy façade of a building in Korea. The climber wore two…

Two Guys Living in a Giant Hamster Wheel

Two Guys Living in a Giant Hamster Wheel
Two men are spending some quality time living in a rather unique home – this 25-foot wooden wheel. Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder are living in this wheel as part of the In Orbit art project at The Boiler gallery in Manhattan.…

R/C Helicopters Lift a Woman off the Ground

R/C Helicopters Lift a Woman off the Ground
Want to pick up your date? Forget your car. Don’t send a taxi. Send two R/C helicopters to pick her up and really impress her.…

Jetman Completes Jet Pack Flight over Japan’s Mount Fuji

Jetman Completes Jet Pack Flight over Japan’s Mount Fuji
We’ve talked about Swiss daredevil Yves Rossy several times since he began making flights using a wing powered by jet engines strapped to his back. In the past he’s flown his backpack wing in formation with a fighter jet, jumped from a hot air balloon and completed a loop wearing…

Jedi Parkour: The Force is Strong with Their Sneakers

Jedi Parkour: The Force is Strong with Their Sneakers
We know from the Star Wars prequels that Jedi Knights actually possess some serious acrobatic skills. But we never saw Qui-Gon Jinn, Obi-Wan or Anakin pull off moves as impressive as the guys featured here. I’m duly impressed by the gymnastic and free-running skills of the Jedi Knights in this…

French Daredevil Rides Rocket Bicycle at 163 MPH

French Daredevil Rides Rocket Bicycle at 163 MPH
Yes, you read that right. A maniacal Frenchman piloted a home-made rocket-powered bicycle to what he claims was a speed of 163 mph. On a bicycle. Holy crap!…

Red Bull Wingsuit Pilots Fly Between the Tallest Towers in Malaysia

Red Bull Wingsuit Pilots Fly Between the Tallest Towers in Malaysia
I’m sure everyone is familiar with skydiving, but I’m not sure everyone is familiar with a wingsuit. If you have seen the movie Transformers 3, you might remember the soldiers in the flick jumping out of an airplane wearing black suits that allow them to glide rather than simply float…

Red Bull Stratos Launch, Live!

Red Bull Stratos Launch, Live!
After numerous false starts due to weather and other technical challenges, daredevil Felix Baumgartner successfully launched on his expedition to 120,000 feet this morning. The capsule took off at approximately 9:30am Mountain Daylight Time, and is currently on its way up to its peak altitude of about 23 miles.…

Record-Breaking Skydive Planned for Today

Record-Breaking Skydive Planned for Today
Today is the big day for daredevil Felix Baumgartner and the Red Bull Stratos team. Assuming the weather holds out, Baumgartner will spend two hours climbing to over 120,000 feet inside his pressurized capsule attached to the world’s largest helium filled balloon. Once Baumgartner reaches his apex at about 23…

Stunt Drivers Spin through Real Life Hot Wheels Double Loop

Stunt Drivers Spin through Real Life Hot Wheels Double Loop
This may be the most awesome video you see all week. Team Hot Wheels has landed the Guinness World Record for successfully racing two real cars through a 60-foot tall double vertical loop at the X Games in Los Angeles over the weekend. The track was called the Team Hot…

Insane Austrian Daredevil Will Attempt to Break Sound Barrier with No Aircraft

Insane Austrian Daredevil Will Attempt to Break Sound Barrier with No Aircraft
An Austrian daredevil named Felix Baumgartner plans to attempt to break the speed of sound without actually being inside of an airplane. If he is successful, he will become the first parachutist to manage that feat. If he is unsuccessful, he could be the first person to splatter on the…

G-Form iPad Case Still Out to Prove Itself, Protects Tablet from 100,000+ Foot Fall

G-Form iPad Case Still Out to Prove Itself, Protects Tablet from 100,000+ Foot Fall
G-Form, this is an intervention. You don’t need to do this anymore. First the bowling ball, then the parachute, and now you launch yourself to the edge of space? We need to talk. You don’t need to keep proving your worth. We like you for what you are.…

Daredevil Jumps From Hot Air Balloon Wearing Rocket Wing, Flies Loops

Daredevil Jumps From Hot Air Balloon Wearing Rocket Wing, Flies Loops
I can trace my lust for a personal jet pack back to a single specific event from my youth. The episode of Fall Guy where Lee Majors used a jet pack really got my attention. Since I saw that show, I have wanted one and I honestly expected by the…
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