Most boys have dreamed of a jet-powered go-kart at some point, I know I have. But where most of just dream, others have to make it a reality. YouTuber, plumber, and ex-BMX rider, Colin Furze has done just that and created something that reminds of a crossover between Tooltime (Home Improvement) and Mario Kart. Also, lets not forget some of his real-world super hero inventions from last year!
The kart has been extended to make room for the giant home built turbine on the back, and it isn’t without power. He manages to achieve a top speed of 61 MPH before he runs out of track to drive on and has to stop. That’s pretty cool and there might be even more power left in the engine.
The kart starts with gasoline and transitions to diesel with a leaf blower motor providing enough moving air to ease the transition between the two fuels. Two pressurized tanks, one with air and one with fuel all cleverly controlled by a foot lever, fuel rail and butterfly valve controls the fuel flow through the jet engine.
This isn’t the first time Colin Furze attached a jet to something, he has previously built the jet bike but also other contraptions such as a flame thrower scooter or a bicycle with tires made from ice.
Your guess is as good as mine on what he will strap a jet on next. Whatever it might be, I can’t wait to see it.
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The Tesla Model S P85D has a special feature that gives it incredible acceleration. Now while you’d expect that to be called something like Sport Mode, with Tesla, like all things Tesla, it isn’t. Instead it’s called ‘Insane Mode’.
Now why insane? Because of just how crazy fast the car can get up to 60 miles per hour. In the video bellow, you see one very proud Tesla owner unleashing this mode on some unsuspecting passengers. Some of them enjoy it immensely, others feel the need to spew expletives and one elderly woman looks visibly shaken by the vehicle’s ridiculous accelerating abilities.
Co-op multiplayer mode is usually though for genres such as FPS, RPG and others, having co-op as a last alternative mode for RTS games. Normally, co-op RTS are summed up to skirmish matches, such as the case of Command and Conquer series, where players can enjoy a small game in pairs against computer enemies or other players.
This is about to change thanks to the people over at TyrZ who thought that the original Starcraft game could do with a co-op multiplayer campaign mod. Their inspiration is said to have come from the skirmish modes, where both players are left in charge of their own units and bases. Both players are said to be able to take control of faction units, depending on the current mission.
The final mission in the Vanilla version of the game lets you control both Terran and Protoss units, which is kind of tricky for a 2 player campaign mission. That is actually a good question to find the answer out while you go through the campaign with a friend.
It is said that the modders haven’t just placed a simple mod on the game, but actually tweaked each campaign mission in both terrain and difficulty in order to compensate for two players. Players who used to storm a Terran base with zerglings in the past are said to change their strategies for this mod. An ‘Insane’ mode is said to have been added for both the solo and co-op, where you have to quickly adapt in both defense and offense in order to survive from the very start of the mission.
Those of you interested in this game-changing mod can head over to TyrZ’s website to download all the co-op missions for the original game and Brood War expansion.