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Submission + - Martin Jetpack Climbs 5000 Feet Above Sea Level (

rh2600 writes: For years the Martin Jetpack has stayed just a few feet off the ground, invoking frequent suspicion about its true abilities. Well, today that all changed with the first climb test in New Zealand (with weighted crash-test dummy) reaching over 5,000 feet above sea level. The emergency parachute test was also a success. Kiwis can indeed fly.

Submission + - Are Wiimote Incidents Helping the Wii

rh2600 writes: "With the recent spate of minor wiimote accidents being blogged and filmed, some are wondering whether the viral nature of clips showing people playing the Wii is actually having a positive effect for the Wii.

Now with sites like and even a (staged?) clip of a possible fatality, it appears that the Wiimote incident has become a humorous meme exposing more to the Wii."

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