Watch a Guy Freak People Out By Floating in the Air on a Moving Bus

Though this prank video is an obvious attempt at force inducing viral-ity by Pepsi Max, it's still a pretty fun watch. The magician Dynamo tricks people into thinking he can levitate by 'magically' following a bus around as it moves across London. Watch people freak out when they see him float. » 6/24/13 8:00pm 6/24/13 8:00pm

This Building's Balconies Are Actually Swimming Pools

Witness this architectural nightmare and deadly accident waiting to happen: a 37-story, twin tower apartment building that has apartments with swimming pools instead of balconies. Or balconies that are really swimming pools enclosed in glass. Or... whatever. No matter what you want to call this, I would call it crazy. » 3/30/12 7:00pm 3/30/12 7:00pm

Amazing Fly Stick Levitating Toy Doesn't Need Spells, Just Static…

"Wow!" was basically my reaction to this video of the Fly Stick levitating toy in action, followed by the realization that this is about as near as you'll ever get to really playing with magic (or the Force, my inner geek reminded me). Of course the forces it uses are all very real: it's a mini battery-powered Van… » 10/29/08 4:45pm 10/29/08 4:45pm

Pioneer 3D Floating Vision: Half Wii, Half Surface, All 3D

Pioneer showed off their new Floating Vision technology at CEATEC this year. It's a system of layers: first, an LCD with built-in computer, then an array of 3D lenses, and finally the "space sensor," or virtual screen, where you can wave your fingers around and watch the 3D animations react accordingly. But the… » 10/04/08 3:00pm 10/04/08 3:00pm

Dubai Taking More Cues From Failed Movies By Sinking Money Into…

Just when we thought Dubai couldn't make more absurd architectural decisions, they go and commission a Dutch dude to make floating islands in the shape of Arabic letters that spell out a part of a poem. This floater of an idea has been tried before, albeit on a smaller scale with cruise ship terminals, mosques and a… » 4/21/08 8:45pm 4/21/08 8:45pm

Magnetic Floating Picture Frame Won't Make Your Kid Less Ugly

This is an electromagnetic photo frame that can make it look like that picture is actually floating. It works because the photo frame has a magnetic field sensor on the top side and a microprocessor and other electronic doodads in the base that ensure the picture is always balanced. This is a great middle-man picture… » 4/02/07 2:45pm 4/02/07 2:45pm