A true master demonstrates his skills at flying a remote controlled helicopter.
Make your own, if you dare.
The Hawaii Chair is the penultimate in office luxury / appliances. It is named “Hawaii” because it rotates your hips as you attempt to eat, attempt to type, and attempt to call your chiropractor.
I rang them up and a tired-sounding customer service representative assured me in broken english that yes, they indeed are selling them, and it is not a spoof. Wow.
Bonus: It’s powered by a “Hula Motor”.
In Sun City Africa resides one of the world’s longest ziplines that takes you over 100 MPH. Visit it yourself or check out the videos below…
Here’s some more footage if you can stand the annoying “tourist chatter”:
A compilation of half-baked inventions & physical feats from the 1920s through the 1950s… Superb!
Impressive oversized animatronic puppets.
Lots more of these videos at the Youtube.
…It’s a massive remote controlled plane!
Here’s an interesting form of propulsion that allows the operator to traverse Siberian forests and bodies of water with ease. Seems to have been developed by the Russians as seen in this archival footage.
Of course nowadays, you can just buy the toy.
More info can be found here.