Archive | June, 2011

Stuck

What do you do when your flight home from Dallas Fort Worth gets canceled, leaving you stranded over night in the airport?

You have some fun:

Solar Bikini Charges You Up

Solar Bikini

Apparently, not only is this solar bikini real, but it’s going to be available for pre-order soon.

The bikini itself is made from 1″ x 4″ photovoltaic film strips that have been sewn together with conductive thread, terminating in a 5 volt regulator with female USB connector. All told, it pumps out enough juice to charge an iPod while you relax in the sun and soak up the rays.

(The male version, called the iDrink, will put out enough power to charge a custom cooled drink coozy.)

[Solar Bikini via Ecouterre]

Jed Mildon Does A Triple Backflip On His BMX

Doing a backflip on a BMX bike? Easy. (Or so it seems, given the number of BMXers who can do one.)

Doing a double backflip on a BMX bike? Now we’re getting somewhere!

But doing a triple backflip on a BMX bike? Insanity! Impossible! Instant Death!

Or not, as Jed Mildon has become the first person to complete at triple backflip at the Unit T3 Mindtricks BMX Jam in Taupo, New Zealand.

Don’t believe me?

Here’s the proof:

[Via: Laughing Squid]