Holy Crap, This Insane 300 Foot Rope Swing Looks Like Heart Stopping Fun

There's crazy things you can do like racing jet skis. There's extreme stunts you can pull like sky diving. There's insanity like base jumping. And then there's this: jumping off a canyon and swinging yourself on a 300 foot rope swing. You come oh so close to hitting the canyon but pull away at the last moment. It's… » 2/27/13 9:00pm 2/27/13 9:00pm

Watch People Fly from a Canyon Wall on a Gigantic Rope Swing

You know when you were a kid and would tie a rope to a tree branch and swing down, risking life and limb and allowance? This is a little like that, except the risk is pancaking against a canyon wall like Wile E. Coyote. » 2/16/12 10:40am 2/16/12 10:40am

Jeff Waldman Wants Everyone To Swing

Who doesn't like to swing? Whether you're five or fifty, you can't help but smile when you're swinging. Jeff Waldman wants to share that joy with the world and is placing swings everywhere he can. » 6/15/11 11:31pm 6/15/11 11:31pm

Some Bright Spark Actually Made the Swing Table Concept a Reality

I don't care if this $4,700 table is used in the boardroom or diningroom, just make sure you choose your seven companions carefully. There'll be no exuberant swinging when dim sum is being served. [Duffy via TheDesignBlog via OhGizmo] » 9/17/10 4:40am 9/17/10 4:40am

A Python Code That Makes Any Song Swing

We rarely write about coding projects, but this particular one is too wonderful to keep to ourselves. It basically makes any song swing by "time-stretching the first half of each beat while time-shrinking the second half." The results sound fantastic: » 5/26/10 2:00am 5/26/10 2:00am

Boynq Swing USB Hub Inspired By Newton's Cradle

You don't know what happens on your desk when you are out of the office. What if your 4-port USB hub is carrying on a torrid affair with your Newton's cradle? Well, the cat will be out of the bag if you show up to work one day and find a Boynq Swing USB hub sitting on your desk. Outside of the unique design, the Swing… » 8/20/08 3:30pm 8/20/08 3:30pm

iPod Swing Speakers Are Snap-On, Kinda Neat

These Neoneco Swing Speakers from Korea hook onto your iPod nano, classic or touch and provides sound where there was none before. It's not made for any sort of high fidelity sound reproduction, but at a battery life of 10 hours (it's got a separate power source) it provides bare-minimum sound on the go. Grab one from… » 7/23/08 6:00pm 7/23/08 6:00pm

World's Highest Swing Looks Terrifying

Click to viewYou think you aren't afraid of heights? Well then, tough guy, why don't you hop on this swing and allow yourself to fly over the edge of a TV tower 1,100 feet off the ground? » 5/11/07 4:45pm 5/11/07 4:45pm

The 33-story Swing: This Ain't Your Father's Swingset

The world's highest swing is 33 stories high. Yes, 33 stories. It's in South Africa, and you jump off the huge Oribi Gorge. The video above makes it look like a hell of a lot of fun (and a lot safer than this human slingshot), but be warned: you're gonna want to keep it on mute unless you're a big fan of… » 3/14/07 6:45pm 3/14/07 6:45pm

Noiseblocker NB-X-Swing Silences Those Hard Drives

Unless you've switched to a liquid cooling system in your PC, the loudest component probably wouldn't be the hard drive, it'd be your fans. But if you have, then these NB-X-Swing hard drive silencers could be just the thing to keep you throwing your dog out of a window over drive noise. » 2/22/07 3:50pm 2/22/07 3:50pm