Things We Saw Today: The Military’s Planned “Hoverbikes” Look Awfully Familiar

Shadows of the Empire.

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In fairness, the Hover Bike really only looks like an incredibly dangerous and combustible speeder bike from Star Wars from the side, and from the top, it looks a lot more like a homemade contraption that a child would try to jump out of a tree with to slow their fall. But the military really is working on them for practical use. (via Gizmodo)

The Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver might not be as absurd as it seems. Maybe. (via Laughing Squid)

History of the Batmobile

This morphing Batmobile graphic is part of a visual history of the Batmobile from Tool Orders that you can check out for yourself right here.

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