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  • August 5, 2015
    After teasing us for over a month (my nipples have been hard for weeks), Lexus has finally released a video of their liquid nitrogen-cooled magnetic superconductor hoverboard being ridden. It is more impressive that I imagined, and pro skateboarder (but only novice hoverboarde... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2015
    These are two more short teaser videos of the hoverboard Lexus has been developing. Apparently we're actually going to get to see somebody ride it on August 5th. So mark your calendars. Then we can all gather around the internet next Wednesday and hold hands and be disappoin... / Continue →
  • June 24, 2015
    This is a teaser video for Lexus's liquid-nitrogen cooled semiconductor and magnet powered hoverboard. Lexus insists it really does hover with a rider and promises more test footage soon. It only works on certain metallic surfaces though (the surface in the video was just mad... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2015
    "Hey McFly you bojo, those boards don't work on water!" "Unless you've got POWER!" This is a video of Catalina Alexandru Duru traveling 275.9 meters (905-feet, 2 inches) on a hoverboard. Except not the kind of hoverboard you imagined, this is more like a quadrocopter you can ... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2014
    This is a video of Tony Hawk and Dave Carnie demoing that real Hendo Hoverboard that's coming out. I still have beef with Tony Hawk though because he's one of the people responsible (including Doc Brown himself!) for that other hoverboard commercial that was so obviously fake ... / Continue →
  • November 5, 2014
    This is a video of Geekologie reader Ryan's Marty McFly and hoverboard costume from Halloween. Pretty clever, right? I wish I would have thought of that. I didn't though, so now Ryan is getting all the credit that SHOULD HAVE BEEN mine. What a jerk. Just kidding, Ryan, nic... / Continue →
  • November 4, 2014
    This is the Back to the Future Hoverboard edition of Zboard's electric skateboard. The boards have pressure-sensitive pads above the wheels, so you press the forward pad to go forward, and the rear one to stop. They reach a top speed of 17MPH (not bad!) with a range of 5-10 m... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2014
    This is the Kickstarter for the Hendo Hoverboard, a board that can hover about an inch off the ground using four magnetic field inducing engines. THE BOARD ONLY WORKS ON NON-FERROMAGNETIC SURFACES THOUGH (i.e. sheets of copper or aluminum). That's the drawback. And a pretty ... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2013
    Stop everything and empty your bank account, because Griff's 'Pit Bull' hoverboard used in Back to the Future II is for sale on eBay. And it's only $13,000 -- for a fully functioning hoverboard! "GW? I don't think it actually hovers." WHAT? For $13,000 it damn well better h... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2012
    Mattel just announced they'll be releasing a Back to the Future 2 hoverboard replica before the end of the year that's "movie accurate", despite the fact that the one in the movie actually looked like it hovered and this one looks like a piece of cheap molded plastic and a gian... / Continue →
  • October 18, 2011
    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 everythi... / Continue →