Ok, we're officially living in the future

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by FishySausage, Jun 30, 2015.

  1. FishySausage

    FishySausage Original Nuttah VIP Gold

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    are you kidding me?
    A mother-effing HOVERBOARD??

     
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    No Smoking. :no:
     
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    they should hire micheal j fox to promote it
     
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    What they forgot to mention is that this thing only operates over an all steel or iron surface.
     
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    The video conveniently cuts off when the guy goes to step on the board. This tells me that it cannot support the weight of a person.
     
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    If you look closely you can see it tip wildly as his foot touches it.

    I wouldn't reserve one quite yet.
     
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    yeah i had a feeling it was something like that
     
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    premise seems shakey
     
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    LOL Smartass!
     
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    But then they would have to make it only go over rumble strips.
     
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    They should make a toy Star Wars land speeder for the figures first until it can hold a person .
     
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    Yes but not a toy.
     
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    It definitely seems in the experimental stage, but still cool!
     
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    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    they have no plans to ever sell the hovercraft & offer it to the public, so its pretty much useless promotional bullshit.

    in other recent, futuristic news I thought these articles were pretty cool:

    A new self healing plastic can one day repair airplane wings, cars, even your cell phone
    http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/25/tech/self-healing-plastic/

    The Cultivator, a bioprinter, will 3D print meat in your home
    http://www.sarahmautsch.com/projects/cultivator/cultivator.html
    http://www.sarahmautsch.com/projects/cultivator/kitchenEnvironment.jpg

    [​IMG]

     
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    ALI G already did it.


     
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    needs some kind of stabilizer
     
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    That's great. That looks like PIM's Bill Gross. I would love to know how Ali G/Cohen got a meeting with that guy.