Five Years in Prison for Shining a Laser at a Hovercraft

There's a bizarre new law about to hit the books in the UK, one that says you can go to prison for a maximum of five years should you shine a laser pen at a hovercraft. George Orwell never saw that one coming. Read More >>

Why Spend a Few Quid on Bridge Tolls When You Can Burn Thousands on a Car Barge?

The next time your trip from point A to point B involves a river crossing, just toss one of these inflatable car ferries in your trunk and save yourself a few quid and open up a world of potential waterway-faring peril. Read More >>

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Now This is How You Make an Entrance at the Beach

This image shows the U.S.. Navy’s Landing Craft Air Cushion 60 vehicle — a special class of hovercraft — arriving at Virginia Beach on May 29th for the 2015 Patriotic Festival. Coolest way to turn up to the beach? [U.S. Navy] Read More >>

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A Beach Stormer That Flies Like an Air Hockey Puck

There's no guarantee that the USMC's UHAC next-generation landing craft will ever see the light of day. Until that actually happens, the US military will continue to rely on these nearly unstoppable ship-to-shore hovercrafts. Read More >>

In an Ideal World, This Personal Hovercraft Will be Under Your Christmas Tree in 2017

We're still waiting on the flying cars and jetpacks to go mainstream, but in the meantime, how does owning your very own hovercraft sound? Aerofex are hoping to let you live out your G.I. Joe dreams come winter 2017, when it plans to ship its Aero-X mini hovercraft. Read More >>

Giant Military Hovercraft Lands on Crowded Beach, Because Russia

In the most recent bit of Russian bizarreness, a 550-tonne military hovercraft carrying sophisticated weaponry casually pulled up onto a crowded, seemingly public beach. Because, apparently, Russia wants to become Europe's own personal prison planet. Read More >>

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If I Can’t Have a DeLorean Time Machine, I’d Totally Take This DeLorean Hovercraft Instead

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 tearing up the beaches of San Francisco and great Scott it looks so freaking fun. Read More >>