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Hendo Hoverboard

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World's first REAL hoverboard (pre-launch)

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Bram Kanstein (@bramk)
@bramk · Creator of @startupstash
I mean damn, this is the future, these guys are doing it. The hoverboard itself is $10K when backing this project. This is obviously way (waaaay) early, but check out the Verge's article and video on these guys, pretty amazing stuff. For $299+ you can back this project and receive the "Whitebox", which is a levitating box (obviously), that you can move aroun… See more
Ross Currie
@rossdcurrie · Founder, CrowdLoot
Wow! I've seen a few hoaxes but the engadget video convinced me http://www.engadget.com/2014/10/... For those curious about how it works, it seems to be about permanent rare-earth magnets that rotate. No idea how the science works, but if you want the nitty gritty I dug up the patent: https://www.google.com/patents/U... Pretty excited to be the first backe… See more
Dzuy Linh
@dzuy · engineer
I actually built a hoverboard in the same method that they're now using almost 4 years ago. My original concept was basically a disc of neodymium magnets, spinning over an electrically conductive plate (copper) and with enough movement and applying Lenz's law, the eddy currents induce the vertical lift. You just need motors with enough torque to keep the mag… See more
Jeremie Berrebi
@jberrebi · Investor/Entrepreneur, 300+ investments
Looks magical but it works on Metal only...
Ross Currie
@rossdcurrie · Founder, CrowdLoot
Not to mention, there's only 10 available at 10k. You could buy one of these babies, charge $200 a ride and make your money back in no time.