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I haven’t much use for those fancy new “Air Multiplier” bladeless fans by British entrepreneur James Dyson, but this publicity stunt, in which dozens of the units are used to guide a neutral-buoyancy balloon around a complex warehouse “race track,” is admittedly pretty cool.

James Dyson’s uphill water flow illusion”

Sean Michael Ragan

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

  • Jared P

    The Large Hadron Collider can stand aside. This puppy’s going to find us the mysterious “Higgs Balloonson”.

    • cyenobite2

      Brilliant! Geek humor at its finest.

  • Mattyfu!

    That’s sonic the hedgehog!