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« on: May 29, 2009, 06:08:01 PM »

An examination to what happened to all those nifty inventions we were supposed to be surrounded with, here, in THE FUTURE:

http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/science/05/29/jetpack/index.html
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« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2009, 06:20:20 PM »

I think the reason the jetpack never caught on is because the thought of being launched hundreds of feet into the air with nothing but a rocket on your back, well...most people would become terrified and then die an immediate and probably spectacular death  TeddyR
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« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2009, 02:40:46 AM »

This comment made me LMAO:

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While a rocket belt could propel a screaming human to 60 mph in seconds, its fuel lasted for only about half a minute, "which led to more screaming," Wilson says.

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