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  • April 7, 2015
    This is a video of Youtuber Tom Scott touring Ai Pioppi, an amusement park built by a man named Bruno over the last 40 years with rides that are all powered by the riders themselves. This is the Bicycle of Death here, but there's also a roller coaster and a bunch of other ride... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2015
    This is a preview video of the the soon to be opened (and probably closed) SkyCaliber water slide at New Jersey's infamous Action Park, best known for its shoddy rides that have killed several people and injured countless others over the years. Obviously, I want to go very bad... / Continue →
  • March 13, 2015
    This is a first person point of view video of the new Fury 325, the word's newest and fastest gigacoaster (a roller coaster with a drop between 300 - 399 feet and complete a full circuit) at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina. The ride starts with an 81-degree, 325-foot dr... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2015
    Note: Much more enjoyable high-res version HERE. This is Tokyo Ghibli Land, a make-believe Studio Ghibli themed amusement park (links to site with details about each attraction on the map) imagined by Japanese artist Takumi. So far he's detailed an overview of the park and ri... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2014
    *kick, kick -- byeeeee!* These are a couple videos of people riding the the Sky Tower at Tivoli Friheden in Denmark. You basically just freefall 100-feet into a net below, reaching speeds up to 55MPH in the process. It's like throwing yourself off a building, but without the... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2012
    This is a video of the the Rattlesnake zipline roller coaster at Florida EcoSafaris. Granted it's not actually a roller coaster, but who cares, if you vacation in Florida and your parents take you to Florida EcoSafaris instead of Universal Studios or Disney World you'll be cry... / Continue →
  • June 6, 2011
    Darth Vader, being the deadbeat dad that he is, decided to go to Disneyland to check out the revamped Star Tours ride and didn't bother bringing Luke or Leia. This is a video of his trip, which was made with the help of Geekologie Reader and stormtrooper TK-745 (not to be conf... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2011
    This is a conceptual roller coaster designed by Royal College of Art doctoral student Julijonas Urbonas to kill all the riders as fun and ethically as possible. WHEEEEEEEEE!! *eyes roll back in head* "Euthanasia Coaster" is a hypothetic euthanasia machine in the form of a rol... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2010
    There are a lot of things I still want to ride before I die. More dinosaurs, Falkor the Luck Dragon, and on the back of a train caboose included. Not so much a frightening 25¢ mechanical Pikachu outside a grocery store. Still, your kids seem pretty easy to entertain, I'm su... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2010
    In terribly God-awful news, Korea's proposed Robot Land, a robot themed amusement park, has now received initial investment and a first round of conceptual drawings. *gulp* I haven't been more scared of an amusement park since one of those animatronic dolls from 'It's A Small... / Continue →
  • October 14, 2009
    No this isn't Roller Coaster Tycoon, this is real life! The "Sum of all Thrills" is a new ride at Disney's Epcot Center that allows children to design their own roller coasters and then ride them in a virtual reality environment with the aid of a giant robotic arm. I smell vo... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2009
    Whenever I think "jet-powered" I think of rocketpacks and blasting off to the moon with a bubble helmet on and then playing hide-and-seek amongst the craters. Secondly, I think of danger and how much fun it is almost dying but then escaping death at the last second and flippin... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2009
    Are you a bicyclist that's tired of being cut off and hit by cars? Well get a pair of these handlebar key plugs and you can at least deface the perpetrator's car in the process of getting run over. These modified handlebar plugs speak to the disgruntled urban cyclist. By retr... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2008
    The Cartrider was designed by Jaebeom Jeong and combines a shopping cart and trike. That way you can do your shopping faster, and while seated. Alternatively, you can just use one of the motorized scooters that grocery stores have available for disabled patrons and play the g... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2008
    Kota the Triceratops is a robot toy for children that "has 11 different movements and reacts to touch and sound." The 37-pound behemoth can even support a child rider up to 60-pounds. Unfortunately, the dino doesn't actually walk, so you'll still have to get your children to ... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2008
    I don't have much more information on this ferris wheel except that it appears to be human powered, doesn't look that fun to ride, and is definitely dangerous to operate. And while I'm on the subject, I think the carny operating the moon-bounce stole my freaking shoes. But I ... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2008
    If you live in Germany you can rent an AirKick for an undisclosed amount of bratwurst. The human catapult (not to be confused with a human trebuchet) is capable of launching thrill-seekers 26 feet to a watery landing. The participant sits in a specially constructed seat at ... / Continue →
  • July 1, 2008
    Forget to pay your bookie? Girlfriend beat you in the leg for commenting on the delicious roundness of another woman's posterior? Or did you just slam your leg into the coffee table on the way to the bathroom one night? Whatever the case, the Roll-A-Bout is for you! The $60... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2008
    We've all known for some time how useful Google Maps can be to spot drug deals in progress, but now Google, in their unending quest for interweb supremacy, is offering Disney tours through Google Earth. Visitors can walk or fly around the park as they wish. Information on the ... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2008
    RINGBO is a robotic transportation device for children that hate walking. It was designed for kids aged 2-3 so they can run over the cat's tail. The unit has a 66-pound weight limit and a 6-8 hour charge yields about one hour of drive time. It also looks like a miniature Hov... / Continue →