Sure, we've all seen magic floating superconductors in action (even before yesterday!), but have you ever seen them USED TO MAKE A REAL LIFE HOVERBOARD CAPABLE OF SUPPORTING A HUMAN?! Because this is what that is. "OLD -- already seen it." Wow, you've basically seen everything, haven't you? "I have." Including your parents naked. "Wait..." No no no -- it's too late to turn back now!
Hit the jump for two videos, the first a shorter one, the second a longer, much more worthwhile one including the hoverboard and track's construction, as well as higher-res test rides.
Note: Very worthwhile 16-picture gallery after the jump.
This is gallery of photographs by and all featuring Natsumi Hayashi, a Tokyo teenager who takes hundreds of pictures of herself jumping until she captures just the right one where, instead of jumping, it looks like she's... / Continue →
Magnets: Now I'M not even sure how they work.
Just hit the jump and watch the video, you won't regret it. My brain actually exploded out of my skull halfway through and was all, "finally, I'm free!" which quickly turned to "oh SHIT, look at this dump!" and regretted leaving.... / Continue →
This is a video of a stack of neodymium magnets 'floating' down a length of copper pipe. I watched it like ten times while trying to brainstorm a functional hoverboard design with no luck. Dammit Marty, you've ridden one -- how the f*** do they work?! "Not on water." God yo... / Continue →