Oh My God, I'm Floating!: A Hover Chair

October 30, 2008


The Lounger is a $9,600 floating chair that will be on display at Britain's Stuff Live gadget show this weekend.

Inventor Keith Dixon, of Sussex-based Hoverit Ltd, said he was inspired as a child by the anti-gravity Landspeeder vehicles in the "Star Wars" films.

"The sensation you feel as you lie back and close your eyes is totally different -- like floating on a cloud," said a Stuff Live spokesman. Its 6,000 pound ($9,620) price tag may bring visitors back down to earth with a bump, however.

Floating on a cloud, huh? More like floating on a piece of hard molded plastic. Last time I felt like I was floating on a cloud I was getting my wisdom teeth pulled and high as Benjamin Franklin's kite on laughing gas. I jusht bit frew muh lip!

Rise above economic woes with the hover chair [reuters]

Thanks to Jack, who can hover without magnets. He's a magician!

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