Energy & Sustainability Fun & Games
Rolling in a Zorb

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Upon hearing about my most recent knee injury, MAKE (and CRAFT) contributor Andrew Lewis asked if I might consider “zorbing” (video) as an alternative mode of transportation. I had to look it up, and found out it’s a New Zealand-born “sport” of rolling down hills in a spherical plastic balloon, inflated with leaf blowers. It makes me wonder why we don’t have a zorb track at Maker Faire!

Oh, and don’t miss Andrew’s awesome bourbon chicken wings recipe on CRAFT.

(Image above from Dr. Zizimun)

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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