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World’s First Giant Human Catapult Swing Is Here52s

World’s First Giant Human Catapult Swing Is Here

Ever wondered what a human catapult would be like? Well you don’t have to wonder anymore, this is the world’s first giant human catapult. Perfect for any person trying to satisfy their itch for thrilling and daring excitement. It is actually called the Nevis Swing and it is located in Nevis Valley, New Zealand. If you love the adrenaline inducing activities such as skydiving and bungee jumping then this might be for you. The station is hoisted in the middle of the Nevis Valley, and it looks like some sort of skybase. It is connected on one end of the valley and makes it seem that the base is floating. It acts as a sort of swing where you can imagine what it felt like when you were once a kid and your parents would swing you at the park. You would want them to pull you back as high as they could so when you were released you could obtain maximum speed. With this device you are hooked to what looks like a bungee cord and you are harnessed in and pulled all the way till it looks like you’re parallel with level of the ground. You would start at one end of the valley and finish at the other. The device is said to propel you almost 500 up and across the valley. Hopefully the riders are not scared of heights! If you are not afraid of heights then this might be for you, but there is still one more thing to cover. How do you feel about speed? This is no paddle boat in the water. This catapult gets some serious speed. Apparently the giant swing can clock in at over 60 miles per hour. This is the speed of most cars while traveling on the highway! If you were to swing on the highway you would be able to momentarily keep up with the vehicle beside you. It travels those 500 feet in mere seconds and gives you a big rush while you’re speeding through the valley with wind against your face. Now that you are comfortable with the height and speed, then we think this is definitely the type of fun for you. What is even better is that if you have a friend or partner that is equally as thrilling, daring, and adrenaline-filled as you, then they have a sort of 2 seater harness where you can enjoy the giant catapult together. Perfect first date material! This video will satisfy the urge of all those people out there that live for the rush and excitement of doing something daring. The video is definitely a great way to show off the fun of the device and it is also accompanied by some great music that just adds to the fun the people in the video seem to be having. How often do you get to say you were in some sort of sky base smack dab in the middle of a valley and got the chance to be harness into a big swing /catapult type device and ride across a valley? Not to mention the height and speed you will reach, perfect for those people seeking some fun!

Iceland's Ring Road Is The World's Most Beautiful Road Trip1m11s

Iceland's Ring Road Is The World's Most Beautiful Road Trip

Iceland's Ringroad is a 1,000-mile journey around a country full of volcanos and glaciers, making it the most beautiful road trip. If you are not in a situation to travel there soon, you can click on the video at the top of the page and see short selected snippets out of it and, hopefully, this will give you the incentive to go there and see for yourself. Vatnajokull is Iceland's biggest ice cap which you can even see from space! Askja is full of craters and geothermal lakes. It is used to train astronauts and get them prepared for lunar missions. Svartifoss, also known as Dark Fall, is surrounded by dark lava. Cruise through the serene mountains of Landmannalaguar. Reynisfjara Beach's dramatic cliff and basalt columns make this black beach a real crown jewel. Stand behind Seljalandsfoss to see miles of lush landscape and likely a few rainbows. Reykjavik is the home of the famous Hallgrimskirkja designed to resemble flowing lava. Mount Kirkjufell is your best bet at seeing the northern lights. So, folks, pack your bags and if your reaction to the video is at least a bit similar to ours - it looks like you are heading to Iceland! This video, " Proof That Iceland's Ring Road Is the World's Most Beautiful Road Trip ", first appeared on thrillist.com . And, if you think that summertime is over and you need to wait for an entire year to travel - you are badly mistaken. Didn't you know that off-season is a great time to plan your vacation destination ? This video is great for everyone that answered “Yes” to the first question. This video will give you some great tips on the best times to travel and the most affordable times! It isn’t always easy to find the best opportunity to travel. Many people have to align their vacations with other people from their family, work or friends. They also have to adjust the school or work schedule which is an important factor when arranging your holidays. This can be a pretty daunting task but thankfully this video can lend some helpful tips! Price is also a big factor when people make travel decisions, so it is great that this video decides to give a little information about that as well! Definitely watch this video if you are planning to travel soon or just want some tips for any trip you might want to do in the future. You can never be too prepared! The video begins by claiming that it is well known that many people aren’t trying to travel to European locations during the winter. This claim refers to a lots of places since people avoid winters in cold locations and maybe they avoid traveling to a certain hot location in the summer. This is one of the factors in deciding when to travel. You should look into the location you want to travel to and try to find the off-season for that location. Maybe a certain period of the year that it isn’t known for much. This obviously only works if you get to decide the time to go. A time when you aren’t restricted to like a holiday, such as a family Christmas trip, or don’t have to work around your work or school schedule!

Casually Explained - How to Pretend to Like Football1m23s

Casually Explained - How to Pretend to Like Football

You love your friends; your friends love you... and they also love football, which you couldn't care less about. If you don't want to miss out on quality time with your pals (or the elaborate snack spreads that grace their table every Sunday when the game is on), then huddle in close and listen up: Casually Explained is here to help. The above video breaks down the art of pretending to care about football, from brushing up on your rudimentary knowledge of the game itself and channelling the intensity of your pigskin-crazed friends, to consulting the ol' beer oracle until your social skills are adequately lubricated. This video, " Casually Explained - How to Pretend to Like Football ", first appeared on thrillist.com .