20 Gadgets and Technologies People from 1963 Predicted We’d Have Today

Flying Carpet Car

If someone asked you what technologies we'd have 50+ years from now, it probably wouldn't be too different from what others thought would be available today in 2015. First up is the "Flying Carpet Car", which uses compressed air to hover above ground, a precursor to the Maglev trains of today. The description says: "Look, pa, no wheels! Use of a thin layer of compressed air may allow autos to hover and move just above ground level. A pipe dream? Not at all. The concept (already proved) comes from scientist Andrew Kucher, vice-president of engineering at one of our major motor companies. His people are studying how to maintain stability. Special highway engineering is one way. Another is skillful design, evidenced already in experimental ideas from the staff of motor stylist George W. Walker. Today's earthbound cars won't turn into low flying carpets right away. But it may happen sooner than we think!" Continue reading for more.


TBSの新人女子アナが17歳の時に出演したドラマの映像が発掘され騒動に 「清廉性のかけらもない」

「騒動となっているのは、08年のテレビ朝日系ドラマ『新・警視庁捜査一課9係season3』。その第7話で、彼女は出会い系サイトで男を漁る学生役を演じています」 続きを読む

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Extremely Rare Upwards Lightning Captured on Video, Has Less Than 1% Chance of Happenning

Upwards Lightning

Upwards lightning is very rare natural phenomenon, with researchers estimating that less than 1% of lightning travels in an 'upwards' direction. This particular event was captured in Tropical Depression Dorian in Florida during August 2013. And, interestingly, of the three types of this phenomenon known to exist, all three were spotted in this one thunder cloud. According to Dr Ningyu Liu, upward electrical discharges transfer a large amount of electric charge into the upper atmosphere. Continue reading for the video and more information.



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Iain Sinclair’s Cardsharp2 is a Knife That Folds Up Like a Credit Card, Priced at Under $3 Shipped

Iain Sinclair Cardsharp2

Iain Sinclair's Cardsharp2 is no ordinary knife, as it folds up flat like a credit card when not in use. Unlike similar products, this model is thinner and lighter, due to its use of 420 series surgical stainless steel. Don't let its slim design fool you, this knife is sharp enough to easily cut through an automobile safety belt in an emergency. You can pick one up for just $2.80 shipped here. Continue reading for a video review and additional information.


Vimeo Staff Pick: Video:kynd Music:”I, Me, Am, I, Wish, To…

Vimeo Staff Pick: Video:kynd Music:”I, Me, Am, I, Wish, To Be, Myself” / Yaporigami Produced by BRDG http://brdg.tokyo

SOURCE: http://motioncollector.com/post/110109058154


ウルグアイでヒッチハイクをしていたジェラルド・アコスタさん。ほとんどの車が止まってくれなかったが、やっと古いフォルクスワーゲン・ビートルが止まってくれた。しかし、その車を運転していたのは、驚くべき人物だった・・・ 続きを読む

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Vimeo Staff Pick: The World Is As Big Or As Small As You Make…

Vimeo Staff Pick: The World Is As Big Or As Small As You Make It: In North Philadelphia local kids gather at a rec center to participate in an innovative program where they forge friendships with their peers across the world. Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady. Story Idea by Sannii Crespina-Flores.

SOURCE: http://motioncollector.com/post/110099670347


脳卒中で倒れた94歳のおばあちゃんが、2週間の昏睡状態から目覚めた。安心するのも束の間、おばあちゃんは母国語である中国語をほとんど話せなくなっていた。しかし・・・ 続きを読む

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