Video: Jet-Powered Carousel Makes Fiery Maiden Voyage

I love me some good old fashioned misadventure with jet engines. Brooklyn-based arts collective, The Madagascar Institute, had tested their jet-powered merry-go-round before...but never with people. Thankfully, Popular Mechanics' Seth Porges stepped up to the plate:

I guess it's more Burning Man carnival ride than up and down wooden horse carousel—but still pretty damn cool. [Popular Mechanics | Image credit]