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Monday, June 28, 2010

For the Eccentric Billionaire in You

If you are an eccentric billionaire, this may be right up your alley:

Of course, there is certainly an issue with the sound the thing creates. It's irritating just watching the video. I couldn't imagine what it would be like flying it, so I am sure ear muffs would be needed at all times. Plus, I understand from the related videos that the inventor is having a hard time getting it to fly any higher than 6 feet off the ground. That limitation could be a big damper on the whole project. I mean, if you are an eccentric billionaire, you need a reliable, high flying jet pack that allows you to get quickly across your island compound to the miniature zoo. By miniature zoo, I don't mean a small zoo, but you know, a zoo with genetically engineered miniature animals. Like giraffes one third their normal size and elephants as big as Great Danes.

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Blogger David said...

It's about time, for the love of Pete! My 13-year-old self figured we'd all have these by the turn of the century.

Of course, I pictured them being a little smaller.

5:40 PM, June 28, 2010  
Blogger P.D. Nelson said...

At least we don't have to wear the Rocketeer helmet.

8:20 PM, June 28, 2010  

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