If I Can't Have a DeLorean Time Machine, I'd Totally Take This DeLorean…

I've grown up. I've faced reality. I now know that getting a DeLorean time machine like in Back to the Future isn't going to happen any time soon. I think I'm okay with it. I'd definitely be okay with it if I could replace the DeLorean-sized hole in my heart with this awesome DeLorean Hovercraft. It was spotted… » 1/16/13 8:20pm 1/16/13 8:20pm

How You Make a Hovercraft An Object Of Lust

Hovercrafts have the distinct advantage of being just as comfortable on water as they are on land, but usually at the cost of a pretty ugly and utilitarian design. So the engineers at Mercier-Jones decided to take a crack at designing a hovercraft that was as lustworthy as a sports car, and from the looks of it they… » 1/01/13 2:00pm 1/01/13 2:00pm

Hover-Q Billed as the World's Smallest IR Hovercraft

I don't know whether or not the "world's smallest" title is truly valid, but the Hover-Q indoor infrared controlled hovercraft is definitely small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. The flexible skirt lift system can be inflated in a second, it has forward, right and left control, and the IR control doubles as… » 10/16/08 10:36am 10/16/08 10:36am

Russia's Zubr Hovercraft May Finally Justify Use Of "Xtreme"

This admittedly isn't the newest military tech on the block, but The History Channel in us just couldn't help writing it up. Russia makes the world's largest military hovercraft dubbed the "Zubr." It displaces 621 tons and can haul twice the payload of similar boats from the US Navy (somewhere around 150 tons).

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DIY Ghetto Hovercraft Uses a Leaf Blower and Duct Tape (Naturally)

If you're looking for something to keep the kids busy on a Saturday morning (and they've already finish mowing the lawn, sweeping the gutters and trimming the hedges) then this leaf blower-powered hovercraft construction project might be a good way to keep them busy so you can watch Saturday morning cartoons in… » 5/20/07 1:38pm 5/20/07 1:38pm