This is a video of Utah State University's 'Ascending Aggies' demonstrating the latest incarnation of their vacuum-powered wall-climbing gloves. As you'll see from watching, they work pretty damn well. Plus are near silent. Kidding, they sound like a jet taking off on an aircraft carrier. So much for stealth. "BWAHAHAHAHAHA!" Jesus -- go easy on them Spiderman, they're just college students.
Hit the jump for two videos from different angles of a student scaling a brick wall with the things.
Thanks to Bradley B, who climbs walls the old fashioned way: with a grappling hook like a ninja.
Katamari Damacy, the game where you roll over thing to collect them and grow bigger and bigger can now be played on any website, thanks to a clever bit of code. Contra? Not yet, BUT I'M WORKING ON IT.
How does it work?
Short version: css transforms (for things stuck to the... / Continue →
This is a slow-motion video of a match lighting at 2,000 frames-per-second, which ends up taking two-and-a-half minutes to watch. It's pretty neat, but not nearly as neat to think about as how the hell they managed to slow down time. *shaking videographer like a ragdoll* TELL... / Continue →
Have I ever told you I used to rest my head against the microwave whenever I was cooking something in it growing up? I did? Oh. Well I have trouble forming new memories now. But I do remember the time I dragged an extension cord out to the middle of the backyard and hooked ... / Continue →