Ooh, my favorite!

Waterfall Swing
October 11, 2012, 10:46 am
Filed under: Smile, Videos

This wonderfully awesome contraption was featured last year at the World Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science. Just watching this makes me giddy. I’d probably pass out from sheer delight if I ever have the chance to take this for a ride.

“Riders pass through openings in a waterfall created by precisely monitoring their path via axel-housed encoders, creating the thrill of narrowly escaping obstacles.”

So true! The sensations of the water, even just seeing and smelling it, would add such an exciting dimension to my already favorite playground staple. I am just so happy this exists somewhere. Sigh.

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Holy shit that’s so cool!!! I want a waterfall swing to come to Seattle!!!!

Comment by ghadaevora

I am now on a mission to find one for all of us. We’ll ride one some day, I just know it!

Comment by Natira

I love it! My coworker went to the Maker Fair here in Seattle, but I don’t think he saw this contraption. There WAS a Tesla Gun, though.

Comment by Lexine Pishue

A Tesla Gun?! I would die. How did I miss that?

Comment by Natira

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