• 137-Feet Y-40 Is The World’s Deepest Swimming Pool

    137-Feet Y-40 Is The World’s Deepest Swimming Pool

    Sorry Nemo 33, your claim to fame just got usurped.  Four-star Hotel Terme Millepini in Montegrotto Terme, Italy is now host to the new record holder for the deepest swimming pool in the world.  Called Y-40 The Deep Joy, the insane facility has a bottom floor that extends 137 feet deep. Designed by renowned architect Emanuele Boaretto, the pool has the diving height of a 12-story building, making it perfectly suitable for recreational diving activities.  Wetsuits aren’t required (thank God, [...]

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  • Turn Puny Lakes Into Fertile Surfing Grounds With The Mastercraft X20 Wakesurfing Boat

    Turn Puny Lakes Into Fertile Surfing Grounds With The Mastercraft X20 Wakesurfing Boat

    I’ve heard of wakesurfing before but never tried it. It’s a wakeboarding and surfing mash-up where a rider holds on to a rope towed by a boat (like in wakeboarding), then lets it go as soon as he catches a big-enough wave created by the boat’s wake to surf it.   The Mastercraft X20 is a new watercraft that’s been optimized to create the biggest surf waves possible. “Designed from the fins up to rip the perfect surf wave,” it comes [...]

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  • Ulaelu Puts A Modular Outdoor Kitchen In Your Backyard

    Ulaelu Puts A Modular Outdoor Kitchen In Your Backyard

    Cooking outdoors is fun.  It’s one of the reasons why weekend grilling sessions always feel more special than your nightly dates with the kitchen cooktop.   So why not just bring the kitchen to the backyard to make all your cooking fun?  That’s exactly what you can do with Ulaelu, a modular kitchen that’s purpose-built for outdoor use. The basic unit of the Ulaelu is the aluminum frame, which comes with an empty top and storage area with thermo-treated ash grates [...]

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  • Bounce Below Lets You Play On Giant Trampolines Inside An Abandoned Cave

    Bounce Below Lets You Play On Giant Trampolines Inside An Abandoned Cave

    Exploring caves?  Lots of fun.  Bouncing on trampolines?  Even more fun.  While we don’t know if combining them doubles the fun, that’s exactly what they did with Bounce Below, the newest attraction at UK’s Zip World Titan theme park. Described as “the first subterranean playground of its kind,” it consists of a series of giant trampolines that stretch across the expanse of an underground cave.  Like regular trampolines, you can bounce around over and over until you’re dizzy.  Except you [...]

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  • Tilt Puts You On The Edge Of Chicago’s John Hancock Center 1,000 Feet Above The Ground

    Tilt Puts You On The Edge Of Chicago’s John Hancock Center 1,000 Feet Above The Ground

      Because staring at the view from the top of a 100-story skyscraper isn’t thrilling enough to today’s jaded populace, someone came up with Tilt, a ridiculous ride at the 94th floor of Chicago’s John Hancock Center, which tips over the entire room you are standing on so you can watch the view while on the verge of falling over. Nice. Operated by 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory), the ride (they insist on calling it an “experience,” by the way) puts [...]

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  • Hopbox Is An Affordable, Simple, And Stylish Homebrewing Kit

    Hopbox Is An Affordable, Simple, And Stylish Homebrewing Kit

    Want to homebrew your own beer, but not ready to invest an arm and a leg in an expensive personal brewery? We think these affordable and compact Hopbox Home Brewing Kits can give you a fun and satisfying start. A classic brewing kit, there’s nothing high-tech about this — no machines to plug in, no buttons to push, and no bulky equipment to take half the floor space in the basement. Instead, it’s like a basic chemistry set with rustic lab [...]

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  • Why Go To Space On A Rocket When You Can Do It With This Balloon For $75K

    Why Go To Space On A Rocket When You Can Do It With This Balloon For $75K

    The age of space tourism is upon us.  And while everybody else is preparing to launch their spacecrafts with rocket engines and other traditional propulsion methods, turns out someone else has another manner of high-altitude flight in mind — balloons.  Seriously, that’s exactly what World View is doing with their balloon capsule outer space rides. Granted, we have a feeling the flight mechanism behind this helium balloon spacecraft is a lot more complicated than what goes on with hot air [...]

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  • This Surf Sauna Is Exactly What You Need After An Overhead Surf Session In Freezing Cold

    This Surf Sauna Is Exactly What You Need After An Overhead Surf Session In Freezing Cold

    Cold weather doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite watersport.  It just means you need to be more creative and find a way to keep warm through the biting temperatures.  The Surf Sauna is one extravagant way to pull it off. Created by a group of surfers from New Hampshire, it’s a mobile sauna that hitches to the rear of your ride just like a trailer.  Take it along during your drive to the beach and have a [...]

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  • Wonki Wands Let You Blow 40-Foot Long Giant Soap Bubbles

    Wonki Wands Let You Blow 40-Foot Long Giant Soap Bubbles

    Sure, you can blow soap bubbles mixing simple solutions and using small cookie cutters you have lying around at home.  And while we don’t doubt they’ll make for plenty of fun, that fun isn’t likely to come close to the fun you’ll have with the giant 40-foot bubbles you can make using the Wonki Wands. That’s right, ridiculously massive soap bubbles stretching as large as 40 feet long — way bigger than the already-amazing 20-foot long bubbles Bubbleinc makes.  Soap [...]

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  • Super Solar Recycler Science Kit Turns Trash Into Motorized Toys

    Super Solar Recycler Science Kit Turns Trash Into Motorized Toys

    I think children have been making toys out of throwaway cans and bottles since our ancestors were kids.  While those makeshift DIY playthings made for plenty of fun, they were definitely far from the sharpest-looking toys around.  The Super Solar Recycler Kit changes that. A set of mechanical plastic toys, they’re designed to attach to cans, CDs, and PET Bottles, turning them into playable vehicles and robot toys.  Even better, the set comes with motors and a solar power generator, [...]

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  • Snorkelboard Adds A Viewing Window To Body Board For Watching Underwater Sights

    Snorkelboard Adds A Viewing Window To Body Board For Watching Underwater Sights

    The Snorkelboard offers a way to see below the surface of the water without actually having to stick your head under the surface.  No need to wear goggles or put on a snorkeling mask — just casually place your eyes at the designated window while floating in the surface and enjoy the view. Likely aimed at kids (who you probably won’t allow to dive or snorkel), it’s a swim board with an integrated pair of anti-fog goggles near the top [...]

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  • You Can Soon 3D-Print An Entire Table In One Go With The BigRep One

    You Can Soon 3D-Print An Entire Table In One Go With The BigRep One

    Will the day ever come that we can 3D print an entire house in our backyard?  Between advancement in materials (3D printing in carbon fiber and fiberglass) and larger build sizes while retaining reasonable prices, we have a feeling it may come sooner than later.  Here’s another product pushing the boundaries in that space: the BigRep ONE. Billed as the “biggest FDM 3D printer in the market,” it boasts a ridiculous 1.3 cubic meter build size.  For the metric-impaired (and [...]

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  • FishHunter Is A Compact FishFinder That Pairs With Smartphones

    FishHunter Is A Compact FishFinder That Pairs With Smartphones

    Everybody uses smartphones nowadays. Even fishermen. So why not turn the smartphone into a functional display for a sonar fishfinder? That’s exactly what they did with the FishHunter. Similar to a traditional fishfinder, it uses an underwater transducer to send sound waves into the water, which will be reflected back once it strikes objects in the water. Instead of sending the readings to an accompanying console panel, however, it funnels data straight to your phone over Bluetooth, so you can [...]

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  • Lovers Deep Submarine Hotel Lets You Experience The Mile-Low Club

    Lovers Deep Submarine Hotel Lets You Experience The Mile-Low Club

    Doing the nasty in an airplane bathroom and bragging about being in the mile-high club just doesn’t carry the same notoriety it used to. It’s just grown trite. If you want to be in the cutting edge, forget the mile-high club and join the cool kids at the mile-low club with Lovers Deep. Available from Oliver’s Travels, it’s a luxury submarine that couples can book to take them deep in the seas while partaking in the joys of romantic union. [...]

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  • X-Jetpacks H3X Hydro Brings Greater Power And More Height To Hydro Jetpack Fans

    X-Jetpacks H3X Hydro Brings Greater Power And More Height To Hydro Jetpack Fans

    Hydro-powered jetpacks have been slowly evolving from a casual curiosity to a popular watersport. As such, it isn’t surprising to see newcomers in the burgeoning space. The X-Jetpacks H3X Hydro is one of these upstart entrants, boasting both “hardcore marine engineering” and a “sports-centered design.” Like the Flyboard and the Jetovator, the contraption bolts on to a jetski and uses the watercraft’s propulsion to send the rider high up the air. Unlike most current products that are sold as kits, [...]

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  • This Bottle Cutter Makes Slicing Off Glass Containers A Safer, Faster Affair

    This Bottle Cutter Makes Slicing Off Glass Containers A Safer, Faster Affair

    Slicing off empty glass bottles to turn them into drinking glasses, vases, and hanging lamps can be a fun hobby. At least, until you cut your hand working with sharp glass edges. If you’d rather not risk seeing blood gush out of your limbs, though, the C&C Bottle Cutter might prove plenty helpful. Designed for home use, the device lets you cut bottles of different sizes quickly, precisely, and safely. Granted, it won’t help you sand the sharp edges after [...]

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  • BikeBoards Are Bicycle Skis For Gliding In The Snow

    BikeBoards Are Bicycle Skis For Gliding In The Snow

    Sure, you can try riding a fat bike on thick snow to get your cold weather bicycling fix. For all intents and purposes, though, we have a feeling using a BikeBoard with your bike is going to make for a lot less hard work on your part. A ski that attaches to your bike’s front tire, it lets the front of your bike glide through the snow. Since the skis out front help compact the snow, there’s also less resistance [...]

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  • EasyBreath Mask Lets You Breathe Normally While Snorkeling

    EasyBreath Mask Lets You Breathe Normally While Snorkeling

    Snorkeling can be easy enough. Just remember to breathe through the mouth and you’ll be fine. But why not make it even easier by letting folks breathe through the nose? That’s exactly what the EasyBreath Snorkeling Mask does. Instead of a tube that connects to just a mouthpiece, the new snorkel attaches the air pipe to a watertight mask that covers your entire face. Because your face is shielded from the water, it lets you breathe as naturally as you do [...]

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  • Verruckt Water Slide Is Taller Than Niagara Falls Making It World’s Tallest

    Verruckt Water Slide Is Taller Than Niagara Falls Making It World’s Tallest

    We all have our share of crazy amusement park ride stories. It’s always fun trying to top your friends’ crazy roller coaster experiences with your own. I have to admit, though, I’ll raise my hands and concede defeat if you ever tell me about riding the Verruckt, a literal monster of a water slide being constructed at the Kansas City Schlitterbahn. Billed as “the world’s tallest water slide,” it sends riders sitting inside a raft down a slide that’s both [...]

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