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A student straps on the "Power Boots" invented by Viktor Gordeyev. The boots allow humans to run at speeds of up to 22 mph.  (Source: The New York Times)

A student runs with the "Power Boots" down a hall.  (Source: The New York Times)

Go Fast, a sports and beverage marketing company, is developing a jet pack that can last for 9 minutes, with a top speed of 85 mph.  (Source: Go Fast)

Former Swiss fighter pilot Yves rossy has invented a full jet wing, with four engines, which measures 2.5m and allows 4+ minute flights.  (Source: Daily Telegraph)

The Birdman Rocket Team, based out of Finland, has developed jet boots capable of short flights. Each boot has 16 kg of thrust.  (Source: Birdman Rocket Team)
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RE: Options
By JasonMick on 5/19/2008 4:41:55 PM , Rating: 2
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You slamming into a building at 150 mph can kill a lot of other people.


So could you slamming into a crowd of people with your car, but cars are legal.

Its all about responsible licensed (capable adults only) use.


"Young lady, in this house we obey the laws of thermodynamics!" -- Homer Simpson










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