View Full Version : I don't always give a shit about science...
11-02-2011, 10:26 PM
BUT HOLY FUCK THIS IS COOL.
11-03-2011, 12:17 AM
Yeah, that is pretty awesome.
11-03-2011, 02:47 AM
Nursing a semi over here.
11-03-2011, 06:28 AM
Holy crap. It's like that thing is alive and flying. Freaks me out.
11-03-2011, 06:43 AM
11-03-2011, 07:31 AM
If you check you the other related vids, you find some cool stuff: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zwBoBbHR4I&feature=related
They should make an entire roller-coaster.
11-03-2011, 07:38 AM
This is pretty much the coolest thing ever.
Why don't we have hover cars yet?
Screw hover cars, I want one of these:
11-03-2011, 07:52 AM
I really think you guys should watch the video I posted...
11-03-2011, 11:12 AM
Holy shit, good find.
I wonder if this is possible to incorporate this into an idea for transportation. Sounds like it would be expensive.
Yo, if you dropped like a hundred feet from one of these platforms to another on that hoverboard, would it hit the ground or stop at the fixed distance?
11-03-2011, 11:26 AM
Also, they called this prototype "The MacFly". Which is even cooler.
When I see videos like this, I think I obviously chose the wrong career... :(
Edit : Bighead, I can't answer your question but they say something interesting in the article. The rail is 5 meters long but they explain that the hoverboard could actually continue levitating for a while after the end of the rail.
11-03-2011, 02:23 PM
I've heard about maglev trains in Japan, nice to see how does it work in such a pure form.
It'd be expensive at the beginning but then, it's like, almost free.
ps2.I want one too, thanks God only 4years left to 2015.
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