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Shaving with a Helicopter

(Video Link) Back when I drove a forklift for a living, we had driving contests, like picking up and transporting an egg without breaking it. Helicopter pilots, however, are a more daring breed, as you can see from this video. Among other tricks, the pilot shaved a man on the ground. No — not with the [...]

Surfing 40-Foot Waves at Night

(Video Link) Pro surfer Mark Visser wore a LED-covered vest and surfboard while riding 30-40 foot waves off Hawaii. The visual effect was stunning, as well as difficult to capture on film [sic]: Engineered LED lights were built into a bupuancy vest and modified into the surfboard. The lighting technologies were created especially for the project by [...]