gravity is a mistake

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The Centrifuge Brain Project is a 7min mockumentary by German filmmaker Till Nowak featuring a man named Dr. Nick Laslowicz from the Institue for Centrifugal Research (ICR) describing a series of terrifying and absurd amusement rides that theoretically improve people’s cognitive function (check construction plans here).
The fictional ICR has a fully active Facebook page and website, though in reality the film has won numerous awards in screenings around the world in the last year.
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More info here. Link to video.

Goldberg-Newton, 1-0

A Rube Goldberg machine that defies gravity, created by Toronto-based commercial cinematography company 2D House.
More info here. Link to youtube video.

defy gravity II

French artist Olivier Grossetête used three enormous helium balloons to float a rope bridge over a lake in Tatton Park, UK.
Though visitors aren’t allowed to use the bridge, it would theoretically be strong enough to hold the weight of a person, according to Grossetête.
Found here.

Gravity // Un RÊve De Demain

Have we all been there?

I’d say yes…

Gravity. A sobering film by Filip Piskorzynski. See Filip’s page on Vimeo.

Masters of the Universe

Skydiving pictures from the set “experience human flight” by flickr user Betty Wants In.

defy gravity

The Silhouette floating lamp is based on the iconic table lamp but looks ultramodern thanks to its floating top part. The floating effect is possible due to it´s electromagnetic components and a sophisticated control system.

Found here.

Curt Deck Chair

How come no one thought of this before? Bernhard Bukard’s Curt Deck Chair: To achive best stability, it needs to be leaned against walls or rails in a flat angle. The anti-slip coated stand provides safe grip on every surface.
Found here.

lolcats in space

U.S. Navy suspends animals by magnets to study disorientation of space flight. Published in Nov. 1958 @ LIFE Magazine.
Found here.