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…Earthrace is a boat powered by ass-fat?

Earthrace Boat

Proving that you can have your cake and eat it too, Peter Bethune is circumnavigating the globe with a speedboat he will power partly with fat taken from his own fat ass (literally). Powered by a biodiesel motor putting out 1080 horsepower, this 78-foot speedboat is designed with a sharp bow that actually cuts through waves rather than riding over them. Capable of 45 knots (58 MPH for us land lubbers), Peter hopes his boat will take him on the 27,600-mile journey in only 65 days, which is 10 days faster than the current speedboat record. Oh, and it looks like sex on water for good measure. I’m gonna make a run to McDonalds now, hopefully I can be the first to circumnavigate the globe in a plane powered by ass-juice.

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[Via: Wired]

…Table football is the main attraction in one London bar?

Cafe Kick

There’s a bar in London caters to those who go to bars not just to drink, but to challenge others in a rousing and highly competitive game of table football (foosball for us uncultured American blokes). Called Café Kick (must have been hard to come up with that one), it features 3 Bonzini tables, apparently one of the best you can get, made of beech wood, cast iron figurines and World Cup cork balls. Of course they’ve got house rules, and all the typical bar amenities to keep you busy far after your loss that took you away from the winners take all table. If you’ve been practicing for years on your ‘My First Foosball Table’ set, maybe you should hop a flight to London and check your skill set against some real opponents.

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[Via: Gridskipper]