Dolphin-man breaches clear of the water

Performed with a monofin, this jump is realised by Mauricio Fernandez, a finswimming champion.

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+1 1. MakeTnotWar commented 9 years ago

"I, I wish you could swim
Like the dolphins, like dolphins can swim"
David Bowie "Heroes"
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+15 2. LightAng3l commented 9 years ago

It's always fascinating to see how man is constantly trying to imitate other animals... we have kangaroo bots, dolphin fins, gliders shaped like birds, etc.
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+5 3. Benishu commented 9 years ago

#2 Maybe because nature is our only real exemple. It's a good return to the source, and technologies can't replace that O:)
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+5 4. imagic commented 9 years ago

#2 and maybe it is because lots of things in nature are better than us
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0 5. kirkelicious commented 9 years ago

Look, It´s Seaman!

#2 it is called bionics
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0 6. etplayer commented 9 years ago

#2, #3, #4 - It's all still the same technology at work, it's just that through various iterations and a couple of *billion* years, Mother Nature has weeded out the technologies that didn't work so hot. She's done a lot of the work for us already and we're only now starting to realize that. ;-)
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-2 7. Usdevildoggmc commented 9 years ago

#4 Nothing is better than us.
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+2 8. deadhorse commented 9 years ago

#7 I feel your statement might eventually be the last words of humankind.
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0 9. ALI3N commented 9 years ago

reverse evolution
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0 10. ravishi commented 5 years ago

wow, what a jump... though I bet it was a tremenduous effort