After two decades of trying to contract out building a fleet of new Marine One helicopters for the President without breaking the bank, there is now going to finally be a brand new chopper for Obama and future presidents to ride in. The problem with creating a helicopter for the President is that as it turns out, it’s really damn expensive to build something to carry the Prez, his entourage, with a bathroom and enough armor to be able to withstand getting blasted with shoulder mounted rockets, yet still small enough to land on the White House lawn.
Based on those small toy store RC helicopters, the Hirobo Electric Helicopter is a single person helicopter that looks terrifyingly awesome. Also, it’s a great way to beat rush hour traffic.
Losing a pet can be very sad, but it happens. And when life (some idiot not paying attention to where he’s driving) hits your cat and kills it, the best thing you can do at that point is turn your dead cat into a helicopter. At least that’s what artist Bart Jansen did with his cat, Orville.
~ Tacos anyone? Use your smartphone to place an order and using GPS Tacocopter will deploy your lunch directly to where you stand via an unmanned copter drone. It’s all paid for electronically and may be the culmination of human/taco technology. Unfortunately the FAA doesn’t think it is such a good idea, and they kind of get the final call on these things.