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Flying Hoverboard Lets You Shred The Waves (video)

Ever since Back To The Future 2, we've all wished hoverboards were real. Now, they are (sort of). French jet ski champ Franky Zapata - the man behind the Flyboard personal watercraft - has worked his aquatic genius talents to c...
 
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6 of the Craziest Watercrafts To Blow Your Tax Refunds On (list)

Summer isn't here yet, but it's never too early to start planning your summer beach/lake getaways! While boats and jet skis  are usually the go-to watercraft machines of choice, there are a few other options that are just as fu...

 
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The Platypus: A Boat That Half-Sinks

As a rule, boats are not supposed to go under the water. Generally, that's when they become "wrecks." But it turns out that some boats can, in fact, be engineered to take you on an underwater ride, like, for example, the Platyp...
 
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The Jet Capsule Is A Cross Between A Yacht And A Jet-Ski

Watercraft are one of those creations where the technology is constantly advancing, and yet the price will never fall to the point where you can afford one. That doesn't mean, however, that we can't drool over it, and if nothin...

 
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The Asap Is An All-Electric Watercraft

Jet-skis are a lot of fun, but they're also pretty awful for the environment; it takes a lot more energy to push through water than to push through air, after all. Fortunately, we'll soon have an electric alternative, mixing th...
 
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The EGO Semi-Submarine Wants To Take You Slightly Under The Water

There's nothing quite like witnessing the glory of nature in its natural habitat. But for aquatic life, that's a bit of a tricky proposition, especially if you dislike diving, or can't take a scuba class. The EGO Semi-Submarine...

 
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“Green Samba” Watercraft Is Electric Powered

Jet Skis are awesome. Fuel-less ones are even cooler. The "Green Samba" is a personal watercraft powered by electric propulsion, thanks to anoiseless twin direct drive pods. Created by the Silveria Group, it reaches top speeds ...