Bizarre Gadgets

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Colin Furze (who we’ve featured previously for his amazingly dangerous experiments) decided to strap a jet engine, and his own ass, to a homebuilt go-kart that can reach speeds of up to 60 mph.

That’s not particularly fast to be honest, but it looks like a crazy vehicle you might find in Mad Max: Fury Road. See it in action after the break…

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Mobility scooters aren’t generally the kinds of things that strike fear into the hearts of men, but this one is the exception. It’s been custom-fitted with a flamethrower by Lance Greathouse of Greathouse Labs in Phoenix, Arizona.

They design all manner of tricked out wheels for people in wheelchairs or scooters so they can have fun with their rides. He calls this creation Lord Humongous and it took a month’s labor and $1,000 to build. Underneath the kick-ass exterior is an electric golf cart with all terrain tires and a seat from a helicopter. Yeah, you just watch how fast people clear a path for this thing!

See another picture and video after the break…

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Want to make annoying co-workers, friends, or family disappear? Well, JPL’s Mark Rober has you covered. All it takes is a Nintendo case, a motion detector, an Arduino board, and a few other components.

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