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  • June 24, 2016
    Note: Keep your volume in check the woman filming is a loud talker plus drops an OH SHIT when the bounce house sparks the power line. Fearing that it was going to get popped by some kid wearing inappropriate footwear, this is a video of a bounce house that took to the skies ... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2016
    This is a short video of weather observers (OMG I'm one of those too! It's sunny right now!) Mike Dorfman and Tom Padham atop the observation deck of the Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire showing how difficult it is to move forward with 109MPH winds blowing at you.... / Continue →
  • February 3, 2016
    Because Mother Nature lost her mind a long time ago, this is a video of a waterfall on the Scottish Isle of Mull blowing back upwards due to strong winds (previously: this waterfall in Australia doing the same thing back in 2011). Obviously, this is the ideal time to attempt g... / Continue →
  • May 28, 2014
    Note: Strong language. Turn up the volume and tell your boss it's a nature documentary, which it is. This is a video of two oil workers in North Dakota filming a tornado as it comes barreling towards their trailer park like a bee to honey. They're not really sure what to do ... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2012
    This is the conceptual Air Umbrella from designer Je Sung Park. The idea is that it will blow a canopy of air above the holder that repels rain. Except that will never happen. Now I'm not saying somebody needs to brush up on their physics, but that little air-shield is gonna... / Continue →
  • July 25, 2011
    If there was ever a time to go over a waterfall in a barrel, this is it. This is a video of a waterfall in southern Australia being battered by 75MPH winds and turning it into a water-rise. Get it? Because rise is the opposite of fall! Or is that spring? "Cut it out, GW." ... / Continue →
  • June 1, 2010
    Note: Video is after the jump because Dyson isn't paying me anything. What did the balloon say to the Dyson fan? Blow me. Get it? Me neither. This is a balloon obstacle course made entirely out of Dyson's new bladeless fans. Dyson engineers were asked to show how induceme... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2010
    The Double Circulator is the latest in flatulence-dissipating technology. Just kidding, it's two fans stuck mid-coitus (been there, done that, managed to cover myself with a sheet before the paramedics arrived). The double-circulator is more than an fan. The device doesn´t j... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2009
    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 bigger, brahs! Jake Scrace, 25, and Lewis Crathern, 24, had been planning Monday morning's jump for three... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2009
    In a no-holds barred, knock out, drag out cage track fight, we've got the much anticipated Train vs. Tornado matchup! In the red corner, weighing in at a couple trees, a really confused cow and a bunch of rain, THE TOOOOOORNADO! And in the blue corner, weighing in at more ton... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2009
    This is a video of some stormchasers in Goshen county, Wyoming driving into a tornado (the good stuff starts around 2:20). I've got to admit, it's a pretty ballsy move -- but I've done it on foot. And yes, I was transported to Oz. Don't believe me? Then where'd I get these... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2009
    This is a video of some joker doing pull ups hanging from a crane that is way up high in the sky. Like a bird, except metal and painted red. Okay, like Bubo, the owl in Clash of the Titans, except he was silver and gold and had beady little eyes. Whatever, I am the Analogy K... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2009
    The alien apocalypse is upon us! Those other-worldly asslovers have already started sabotaging our power systems, starting with most crippling -- yes, the wind turbines. The facts: The turbine suffered a catastrophic failure at night around the same time many locals reported... / Continue →
  • January 15, 2009
    Remember the Zelda theme played by the guy with the hats? Well this isn't him, it's some other Zelda fan (who, it goes without saying, isn't as big a fan, or asshole, as yours truly) playing the theme to Wind Waker on a guitar, accordion, some glasses, a baking pan, a little d... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2008
    Fall is here and you know what that means: kite season. I don't actually know if that's true or not, but I'm saying it is. And this is a kite that looks like a cursor. Most importantly, do you see that chick? I'd click it. Cursor Kite for the geekiest [slipperybrick] Than... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2008
    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 rotate independently of one another. Allegedly the building will be powered entirely by wind and solar energy via outer sol... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2008
    Erbert and Gerbert, the delicious sandwich making company, decided to celebrate their 20th birthday in the most traditional way possible -- by building the world's largest air vortex cannon to blow out birthday candles from 180 feet. They even use a smoke machine in conjunctio... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2008
    I'm from the school where you'd think more wind for a wind turbine would just mean more energy. Well, as this video proves, that is not always the case. Storm winds for this turbine spelled awesome disaster (although they spelled it awsum disastur, storm winds can't really sp... / Continue →
  • February 15, 2008
    Don't worry, I punched myself in the groin for the post title. Scott Snibble's exihbit Blow Up is a neat little POA (piece of art). Basically a person sits at the table and blows into the small fans. Then the large fans across the room replicate the user's breathing patterns... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2007
    Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde has created a piece of art that would give the guy responsible for this thing a raging boner. The piece is entitled Flow 5.0. Flow 5.0 is an interactive landscape made out of hundreds of fans which reacts to your sound and motion. By walking and... / Continue →