Donate to the Igs

The motorized wheelie bin and other pleasingly contrived transport

A high-speed motorized wheelie bin is just one of the engineered confections in this delightful video. The video was cooked up, apparently, by Anker, Gravity, and the Guinness Book of World Records. (Thanks to Alanna Li for bringing this to our attention.)

Motors are not everyone’s bag. People who prefer manually operated equipment can indulge in watching videos about the various suits of armor (including the Ig Nobel Prize-winning ones designed to allow the wearer to commune in the mountains with grizzly bears) designed, built, and personally tested by Troy Hurtubise. Most exotic of those is his espionage agent suit:

 

Improbable Research