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Google Maps Spots Australian USB Farm

This is an Australian wind farm that, when viewed from above, looks suspiciously like a bunch of USB cables. What's up with that?! Now I'm not saying...
June 10, 2010

Gnarly: Two Kite Surfers Jump British Pier

Two extreme sporters used particularly gusty winds today to fulfill their live's dreams: to jump Worthing Pier in West Sussex, England, on kite-boards. It's time to dream...
November 16, 2009

The Telemegaphone Is Now Accepting Calls

The telemegaphone is a combination telephone and megaphone, hence the clever name. Telemegaphone Dale stands seven meters tall on top of the Bergskletten mountain overlooking the idyllic...
August 11, 2008

Rotating Skyscraper To Be Built In Dubai

A rotating skyscraper is slated to be built in, wait for it -- Dubai! The structure, designed by Italian architect David Fisher, has floors that can each...
June 25, 2008

New 'Kite' Used To Harvest Wind Energy

Architect Laurie Chetwood believes that kites will play a key roll in future "green" energy generation. Chetwood's brainchild, the Wind Dam, is scheduled to go up over...
November 26, 2007

New Vampire 2 Wingsuit For Skydiving

It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's just some dildo in a Vampire 2 Wingsuit from Phoenix-Fly. The suit was designed to slow your free-fall from...
October 19, 2007

Artificial Tornado In Mercedes Benz Museum

The Guinnes Book of Records verified that the artificial tornado in Germany's Mercedes Benz Museum is the world's largest man-made twister. It's 34.43 meters (~113 feet) tall,...
October 18, 2007

Wind Powered Phone Charger

Orange, a U.K. based telecommunications firm is dropping the Orange Mobile Wind Charger. It, um, charges your cell phone with the power of the wind! Amazing. Reminds...
August 20, 2007