Man Flies Like a Bird

Van Mensvoort
March 20th 2012

Some months ago we wrote about the dream of mechanical-engineer Jarno Smeets to fly like bird. Over the last few months Jarno worked steadily to materialize his dream. Today Jarno posted a video in which he actually takes off.

Filed under: magical, inspiring, unbelievable, humane technology.

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Koert van Mensvoort
Posted 28/03/2012 – 01:22

@ Josh: like I said "magical, inspiring, unbelievable". The Jarno Smeets video's where made by Dutch film maker Floris Kaayk. Same guy who made the intro leader for the Next Nature Power Show (https://nextnature.net/2009/09/next-nature-dvd-%E2%80%93-real-nature-is-not-green/)
..and of course the classic mockumentary: Order Electrus (https://nextnature.net/2008/05/the-order-electrus/)
Hope you enjoyed the dream of semi human powered birdwings. Hopefully one day, it will be a reality.

Josh Musket
Posted 21/03/2012 – 13:53

Cool looking, but so fake.

Should men be able to give birth to children?


Lisa Mandemaker: Using an artificial womb could lead to more equality between sexes, but also between different family layouts. If men would be able to give birth to children, it would maybe be easier for male same-sex couples to have a child together.

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