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Old 08-04-2019, 06:52 PM   #2060
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Default Re: Real-Life Weirdness

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Originally Posted by Dr. Beckenstein View Post
What a time to be alive.

A man crossed the English Channel today. On a hover board.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49225001

During the flight, the man (with the very player-character-like name Franky Zapata) carried a backpack with 40l+ kerosene. Which burns pretty well.

So - early TL 9 or a superhero - parallel?
Note that he comments his calf was burning - he didn't say whether that was the metaphorical burn of muscle exhaustion, or the physical burning from radiant and/or convective heating by the exhaust...
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