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  • November 8, 2010
    Seen here reaching for the sky (or ground rather), 51-year old Yves "Jetman" Rossy successfully performed some rocket-powered aerial acrobatics last Friday, including the often tried, but rarely succeeded without crashing into the ground and dying "loopty-loop". In his latest ... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2010
    Ever make-believe you were Boba Fett? Who hasn't? Well now you can stop taping empty coffee cans to your back thanks to ThinkGeek's $50 Boba Fett Plush Rocket Backpack. PSSSSHOOOOOOOOW!! (That was me blasting around my bedroom) Looking as cool as Boba Fett is just the begin... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2010
    This is the design for a rocket-powered chainsaw launcher. The idea is that you'll be able to hack up a small group of zombies from a safe distance. Unfortunately, ammo costs will add up pretty quick if you don't retrieve your chainsaws. And, in case you couldn't tell becaus... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2010
    Note: Video is after the jump because that Coke gets sticky and I don't want to ruin your blazer (you look great by the way). This is a video made by the original Mentos and Coke guys featuring a Mentos and Coke powered rocket car. Minus the rockets. And the car. It's more ... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2009
    This is a photo of the world's tallest rocket blasting off for outerspace without me. Damnit, I packed a sack lunch and everything! HOLLER AT YOUR BOY, NASA. Come on -- I'll bring you back an alien corpse! You're looking at the 253.2-foot Delta 4-Heavy lifting off from laun... / Continue →
  • April 26, 2009
    Remember the world's largest model rocket? Yeah, well it blasted off yesterday without a hitch (or Space Bat). This is a picture of the 36-foot tall, 1,600lb beast about to take to the skies. There's a couple more pictures and a video of the launch after the jump, so be sure... / Continue →
  • April 20, 2009
    I did absolutely zero research to determine if this 36-foot tall, 1,600lb model rocket built by Steve Eves is, in fact, the largest ever, but that's only because I've already won numerous prizes for investigative journalism and figured I'd give somebody else a chance. I jest -... / Continue →
  • November 21, 2008
    Just look at that bridge. I was almost tempted to call it Photoshopped, but then I remembered I'm not a stupid idiot. The Siduhe Grand Bridge has been in construction for over 4 years and stands 2,132 feet above the ground below. Holy shit! One of the initial problems with ... / Continue →
  • October 27, 2008
    In 1997 Pilot Andy Green went 763mph in the Thrust SuperSonic Car, and now, 10 years later, is building a car that will potentially hit 1,000mph. And, hopefully for him, nothing else. "Bloodhound isn't just about building a quick car," Andy told us. "Our main concern is edu... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2008
    Copenhagen Suborbitals wants to send you into space, and on the cheap. Which means alone and stuffed into a little capsule atop a freaking rocket. Only limited arm movement will be possible, and you'll probably develop an itch on your back you can't scratch, which will inevit... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2008
    We've seen personal helicopters here before, but nothing with the added awesomeness of jet-power. Well now from the same company that brought us the Rocket Belt (Tecnologia Aeroespacial Mexicana) comes the Libelula (named after a part of a woman's nether-region if I'm not mist... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2007
    Andy Woerner and his friends built a life size X-Wing Fighter and are going to set that bitch off on in California on October 10th. It's 21-feet long and has a 19-foot wingspan. It's powered by four Class M rocket engines (on the wings), which produce a red glow, just like... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2007
    Spaceport America is scheduled to open in 2010, and this is the final design. Located in New Mexico, it's to be 100,000 square feet and cost about $31 million to build. Incorporating the latest in green technology, it promises to be environmentally friendly (minus all the roc... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2007
    NASA has been doing extensive testing of its new 5M15 rocket out in the Mojave Desert, and by the look of things, it's awesome. The engine runs off compressed liquid methane, which NASA believes to be a smart choice. The odorless substance has multiple advantages over convent... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2007
    Your current bionic arm just not cutting it? Tired of just rocking a pirate hook? Well a team at Vanderbilt University has developed a prosthetic arm that's powered by, that's right folks, rocket fuel! The team came up with the idea while trying to develop a system that func... / Continue →