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WATCH: Yes, This Is A Real-Life Jetpack

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 05.20.2014 | Science

WASHINGTON — Those of you pondering the future and wondering where your jetpack is, take heart: A human pilot flew a real jetpack for 20 glorious s...

9 Unbelievable (Real) Technologies That Exist Today (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Technology

According to Moore’s Law, it is generally held that the processing power in our computing technology is destined to double every two years. With res...

A Personal Jetpack May Be In Your Future

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.15.2013 | Technology

Through the decades, there have been various attempts to create workable jetpacks, but no one had managed to come up with a commercially viable device...

PHOTOS: 11 Amazing Images Of Jet Packs (NEW BOOK)

Posted 06.11.2013 | Books

Steve Lehto's new book The Great American Jet Pack: The Quest for the Ultimate Individual Lift Device ($24.95, Chicago Review Press) looks at science'...

5 Reasons the Future Is Better Without Jetpacks or Flying Cars

Nick Hurwitch | Posted 07.19.2012 | Science
Nick Hurwitch

Here are five reasons why you should just buy your "environmentally friendly" vehicle of choice and stop holding your breath for a flying future that will never come.

LOOK: A Water-Propelled Jet Pack

Aol Autos | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

The term "jet pack" commonly conjures science fiction imagery of brave pilots with rockets strapped to their backs, propelled through the sky by after...

Personal Jetpacks Move Step Closer To Reality

Posted 08.02.2011 | Technology

Have you ever wanted to be a real life rocket man? Your closer than you think. ...

A New Jetpack Record Falls, as Pilot Does Not

Mac Montandon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mac Montandon

Eric Scott, a former Air Force pilot and stuntman, broke a jetpacking record by zooming over the Royal Gorge in Colorado, traveling 1,500 feet at about 80 mph, and 1,200 feet above the Arkansas River.

Jet Pack World Record Broken (VIDEO)

ABC/Local News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

via a local Colorado news source: CANON CITY - A man, powered only by a jet pack, successfully traveled 1,500 feet across the Royal Gorge on Monday. ...