Saturday, September 27, 2008


It's a bird, it's a plane, it's buzz lightyear!

No it's FusionMan! Swiss pilot and skydiver Yves Rossy is now the first man to fly the English Channel with a jetpack. The future is here, kiddos... and it needs to be seen to be believed:

I don't know about you, but I was one of those little kids that always wanted to fly. That's actually not true, I wanted to breathe underwater, my twin brother wished he could fly. And not like superman or buzz lightyear (he was after our time)... more like a flying squirrel.

Which is totally awesome, not embarrassing. Just ask this guy:

It never ceases to amaze me what man can dream up and accomplish. Now if only someone could figure out how to breathe underwater...