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Building a real-life hoverboard isn't that tough, if you use...water as the propulsion method. Introducing French jet ski champion Franky Zapata's latest invention: Hoverboard by ZR. This water-propelled device allows you to soar 16-feet (5-meters) above the surface of the water at speeds of up to 16mph (25 km/h). Simply put, it's attached to a hose and propelled by a powerful jet of water. Continue reading for a trick video and more information.

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Set to open sometime this month, Verruckt at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas is now complete and touted as the world's tallest waterslide, measuring 168-feet, 7-inches high. Designed by Schlitterbahn co-owner, Jeff Henry, Verrukt is a four-person raft slide with an uphill section. The initial drop is a 17-story plunge with a five story uphill section (also the tallest uphill water coaster section in the world). Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why you shouldn't give a 3-year-old a Portal gun.

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Yoga is the physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India with a view to attain a state of permanent peace of mind in order to experience one's true self. It has become so popular over the years that even animals, like this dog, have begun practicing the art. According to Bored Panda, "Some yoga poses, like upward- and downward-facing dog, are clear nods to the fact that our domesticated friends came up with these poses before we did. Continue reading for more.

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Flying underwater sounds like something you'd see in a movie, unless you've got a Subwing Honeycomb Glider. This nifty gadget lets you easily maneuver underwater and turn as you get pulled along by the seagoing vessel. Simply tilt the wings in the direction you want to go and you'll be set. The company says you'll get the hang of it with little or no training whatsoever. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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French duo and Soul Flyers World Champions Fred Fugen, along with partner Vince Reffet, took the first leap off The Burj Khalifa, 828 meters tall, on Monday April 21, 2014, claiming the new Guinness World Record Title of the "Highest Base Jump from the Tallest Building", exhibiting their astonishing base jumping skills. This jump was only made possible with the construction of a 3 X 1 meter platform at the very top of the pinnacle and was an immense task in itself. Continue reading for the video and more information.

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We understand people wanting to listen to their own music at the gym, but using an iPad to do so just seems like overkill, or at least in the "looking ridiculous" department. Unfortunately (or fortunately), that is just one of the many bizarre things that people have actually spotted at the gym while working out. Continue reading to see more.

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According to Laughing Squid, fitness guru and expert Neila Rey has created an ultra geeky series of visual workout posters inspired by a popular movies, television shows, and video games. For this first batch, we bring you the Batman, Jedi, Lannister, Super Saiyan, and Assassin's workouts. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a superdog flying fail.

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Just about any cyclist knows that sand or snow is not something you'd want to experience, a new fleet of "fatbikes" aims to change that, starting with Rungu's Juggernaut. It's equipped with three large, soft tires, allowing the bike to practically float over snow and sand. One caveat: it'll set you back at least $2500. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Here's another look at the Tentsile Tent, which is basically a hammock and tent hybrid that lets you relax high up in the trees surrounded by nature on camping trips. Setting it up is as easy as stringing its three anchor points from trees, and you'll be up above the ground, away from crawly insects, snakes, and other animals. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Professional skateboarder Bob Burnquist has seen his share of railings, streets, and ramps. So, he teamed up with creatives Jerry Blohm and Jeff King to design a skateboard ramp like no other. Construction spanned four days and took over 300 hours to complete. The final product weighted in at a massive 7,300 lbs, but floated gracefully over the waters of Lake Tahoe. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an F1 car taking on an F/18A hornet fighter jet.

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