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David Blaine holds breath for 17 minutes… In a silver catsuit

By admin on May 1st, 2008

So David Blaine once again hits the headlines thanks to his feat of staying underwater for 17 minutes and 4 seconds, breaking his previous record. For the event, which was screened on Oprah, Blaine donned a fancy silver catsuit and looked like some kind of superhero.
Although with superpowers like holding his breath and card tricks I don’t much fancy his chances at saving my life.


Breath powered USB charger

By Isabelle on May 18th, 2007


Instructables have managed to make an amazing device that charges your USB appliances through the power of breathing! You strap the ingenious device to your ribcage and the movement of your chest winds it up powering your ipod, fan or other USB powered device. This cool contraption actually makes me want to go out for a run, so I can be multitasking. Just wait till they come up with breath powered laptops, then we’ll be cooking with gas!

[via Gizmodo]

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