Midnight In The Desert — hoverboard

Homemade Hoverbike

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Homemade Hoverbike

What a creation, it's a unhinged flying bike/human blender but unbelievably it gets off the ground and actually FLIES. #Unlearn what a plumber can do in a shed eh? Considering the amount of time i've spent on this and the fact this is my first EVER attempt at making anything that leaves the ground this is well and truly a job well done, it's easy to overlook the true scale of what takes to make something like this work at all. Thanks to Ford for the sponsorship and the Unlearn campaign which has turned my mad idea into a reality...

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The US government recommends hoverboard users keep a fire extinguisher nearby

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The US government recommends hoverboard users keep a fire extinguisher nearby

The US government has issued its lengthiest statement yet on the hoverboard, the popular Christmas gift that made headlines after a wave after wave of them suddenly caught fire. The verdict—be very, very careful. Elliot Kaye, chairman of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, wrote a long report that has been published on the agency website. In it, he notes that the agency will “continue to work diligently to find the root cause of the hoverboard fires that have occurred throughout the country.” He also recommended consumers that choose to ride hoverboards take the following measures: Have a working fire...

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