This Super Falcon Submarine Is Set To 'Soar' Underwater (Video)
Aug 07, 2012 11:31
Eager to donate some cash in order to fund awesome scientific things? Then you might want to check out this 'DeepFlight Super Falcon' a new submarine designed to execute underwater maneuvers similar to aircraft flying stunts.
The makers of the DeepFlight Super Falcon hope to raise $45,000 through the crowdfunding website Kickstarter to test the boundaries of submarine technology. They plan on launching it during a Lake Tahoe expedition this October. As of writing, they have 25 backs and have reached $2,665.
The team hopes the Kickstarter project can become the first public,
crowd-funded underwater research expedition. That would also represent a
first step toward “open-source” underwater exploration, in which the
public decides everything from funding to selecting locations.
If you'd like a chance to ride as co-pilot, you can reserve one of the limited spots by donating either $5,000 (three available spots) or $10,000 (two available spots) on Kickstarter. Lesser donations such as $100 come with rewards such as an invitation to see the submersibles launch. There are other conditions for would be riders: you must weigh less than 220 pounds and have a height shorter than 6 feet 4 inches (and sign the inevitable waiver).
Drug addiction is a global concern that claims over 500,000 lives annually in the USA, let alone the whole world. While efforts to cure drug addiction are underway, this curse is too extensive to be cured through isolated efforts. Read more
Some men may be blessed with fast growing facial hair where as other my struggle with slow growth and patchy whiskers. The rate of facial hair growth highly depends on genetics. But if you want to grow a good beard there are a few tricks that can increase the growth rate and fullness of your beard. To grow a fast beard faster you need to follow a regular regime which would lead to a good growth of beard. It is as follows: Read more