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You Don’t Need a Hill When There’s a Jet Engine Strapped to Your Snowboard

Adding to the near-infinite list of things you saw on the internet that you really shouldn’t try at home, YouTube’s the Hacksmith strapped a couple of jet turbine engines to the back of a snowboard and hit his Canadian snow-covered streets because when you’ve got a jet-powered snowboard, you don’t need a mountain. Read More >>

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I Want a Jet Engine Ceiling Fan Hanging in My Bedroom

Global warming promises to make the summers more and more unbearable. Instead of precariously balancing an air conditioner in your window, imagine how cool you’d be standing underneath a jet engine ceiling fan. Read More >>

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A Jet Engine-Powered Merry-Go-Round is the Ultimate Carnival Ride

You’re already accepting some level of risk when you climb aboard any carnival ride. So if you’re going to endanger yourself for some cheap thrills, this merry-go-round powered by real jet engines should do the trick. Read More >>

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Skateboarding With a Jet Engine Looks Dangerously Fun

After creating a near-perfect functional replica of Captain America’s iconic shield, YouTube personality the Hacksmith is trying to build his own flying Iron Man suit. To test a couple of compact jet engines the suit will rely on, he strapped them to his waist, hopped on a longboard, and lived every 10-year-old’s wildest fantasy. Read More >>

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GE 3D-Printed a Miniature Jet Engine That Runs at 33,000 RPM

Curious about just how far they could take the company’s additive manufacturing technology, engineers at GE Aviation’s Additive Development Center successfully created a simple jet engine, made entirely from 3D printed parts, that was able to rev up to 33,000 RPM. Read More >>

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Build Your Own Jet Engine With This Mesmerising 3D-Printed Model

Here's the good news: General Electric has created a wonderful 3D model of a jet engine that anyone—even those lacking an aerospace engineering degree—can build themselves, complete with moving parts and a cutaway design so you can see everything in motion. Read More >>

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Handheld Jet Thrusters Make Any Sport Instantly Extreme

Now that rechargeable battery technologies have developed past the point of being abysmal, they've allowed a company called Dreamscience to create this set of handheld electric jet thrusters that make everything from snowboarding to rollerblading infinitely more awesome. Read More >>