Homemade jet engine

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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By Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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Hmmm. Beer and garage-built jet engines. Is it just me or does this look like an accident waiting to happen? That is one angry motor.

BTW: There are dozens of similar engines on YouTube. Search on “homemade jet engines.” Few of them look quite this… dramatic.

Beer+old turbo=home made jet engine – [via] Link

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