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Adding a Petrol-Powered Propeller Makes a Towering 360 Swing Even Crazier

Because riding a 360-degree swing as tall as your house isn’t daring enough, amateur mad scientist Colin Furze has upgraded his latest creation with a petrol-powered parasailing motor, giving it more power, more speed, and a guaranteed way to make riders want to puke their brains out after a ride. [YouTube] Read More >>

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Basketball Dunks Are Better When Swinging From a Bridge

Forget using a trampoline to up your dunking game like some half-time NBA mascot. Go find yourself a bridge over a lazy river like the Dunking Devils did, attach a swing and a hoop, and you’ll be pulling off dunks like the NBA All-Star game has never seen before. Read More >>

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A GoPro Makes a Swing Feel Like a Roller Coaster

Slides, see-saws, and even merry-go-rounds are all just bit players at a playground. The real star of the show are always the swings, because as this first-person GoPro footage reminds us, they’re about as close as you can get to riding a roller coaster without any kind of safety gear. Read More >>

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The Hot New Urban Renewal Trend is… Swings

Step aside dancing fountains and community gardens, it’s the age of the urban swing set. I’m not talking about playgrounds. These are swings designed for adults, enticing the tushes of office workers, college students, and tourists—city dwellers young and old who all want to take a turn kicking their legs up into the sky. Read More >>

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Watch These Lunatics Ride the Highest Swings in the World

Rumour has it that sometimes sane people enjoy the thrill of an adrenaline rush, but Six Flags Over Texas' new SkyScreamer seems reserved for the insane. Read More >>

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With This Swing Table in the Office, Work Becomes Play

It's hard to get excited about another drawn-out business meeting. Stiff chairs. A circle of equally bored faces. Maybe your leg falls asleep from all that sitting, and then what? You jiggle it silently in your seat and stumble gracelessly on your way out the door. Read More >>

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Hang This Portable Swing Kit Anywhere for an Instant Playground on the Go

Whenever the urge to swing strikes—whether your're in an industrial-looking warehouse, a busy construction site, or on a crowded pavement—as long as you can find something overhead that's sturdy enough to support your weight, you can string up this simple portable swing seat. Read More >>

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You Will Never Be Too Old For Your Own Personal Swing Chair

You can now bring one of the simplest of joys from your childhood—enjoying a leisurely swing—into your office without having to hang cables from the ceiling, or move furniture out of the way. At least you can if Florent Coirier ever decides to actually sell her swinging Portique Armchair. Read More >>