ONEAN: Electric Powered Surfboard

Spanish company Onean created a surfboards that come with a electric motor that allows surfers to glide over smooth water without the need for any waves. The Spanish company launched two models with the help of Basque Country engineering company Bizintek Innova. The boards offer a silent and environmentally friendly way to ride rivers and ocean fronts. The boards are… Continue reading ONEAN: Electric Powered Surfboard

World Fastest Snowboard Towed By Commercial Plane

Jamie Barrow has become the first person to ever complete a snowboard run while being towed by a commercial aircraft at Engadin Airport in Switzerland. The 22-year-old British snowboarder reached speeds of up to 125 km/h (78 mp/h) as he was dragged behind the PC12 aircraft near the resort of St Moritz. A rope was attached to the… Continue reading World Fastest Snowboard Towed By Commercial Plane

A Jetpack That Helps Soldiers Run Faster

Engineer Jason Kerestes from Arizona State University have created a working prototype jetpack that attaches to a soldier’s back and helps them run faster. The 4MM project’s aim is to enhance the speed of the wearer and to break the four minute barrier with ease. Watch the video below.

Gorgeous Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet Conference Table

MotoArt has created a stylish jumbo jet conference table—made from a 747’s General Electric engine nacelle. The gigantic table includes a 12 feet diameter glass-plate atop the nacelle, which has the capacity for 12 people, while also having six dedicated power and connectivity ports for your smartphones. The customized engine stator beneath the round tempered glass top includes an internal multi-colored LED lighting topped with a polished… Continue reading Gorgeous Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet Conference Table

How Does a Jet Engine Work?

Baratunde Thurston takes us behind the scenes at GE Global Research Center to learn how does a jet engine works with the help of aerospace engineer Todd Wetzel. You’ll see why “suck, squeeze, bang, blow” is a great way to talk about modern flight. The two discuss how airplane engines have evolved to become the powerful,… Continue reading How Does a Jet Engine Work?

Snowboarding With Electric Jet Engines

Professional snowboarder Jamie Barrow, 21, tested the Dreamscience Thruster electric jet engines and fired his way across the frozen lake in St. Moritz, Switzerland, hitting a speeds of 80 km/h (50 mph). According to Gizmag, if the electric jet engines makes its way to production, the estimated retail price could be between US$5,000 and $10,000. You can watch Jamie Barrow trying in the video below.