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Stephen Mallon Photography

Stephen Mallon Photography

Stephen Mallon’s Next Stop Atlantic series is an eerie, gorgeous documentation of the dumping of old NYC Subway cars into the Atlantic Ocean; the other work in his portfolio is starkly poignant too.

Wavegarden

Wavegarden

The Wavegarden is a safe surfing environment perfect for people of all ages, fitness levels, and skills and is ideal for introducing the sport of surfing to those who do not have access to waves.

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Beach Boy RV Car

Beach Boy RV Car

Just in time for the post-blizzard: Gambo Design’s electric Beach Boy concept vehicle is designed for warm coastal regions; dropping the top transforms the car into a roomy deck. (Thanks Kevin!)

Neptune MM2 Submarine

Neptune MM2 Submarine

The Neptune MM2 is a 2 seater sport micro submersible with a 750′ max dive depth; the dry sealed cabin with full life support is accessed through a heavy power enhanced lock down hatch.

Bus x Waterfall Navigation

Bus x Waterfall Navigation

This intrepid (or insane) bus driver in Nicaragua has got a serious pair of huevos on him – watch as he decides to navigate the raging flood waters on the road instead of waiting for them to recede.

Night Surf at Jaws

Night Surf at Jaws

Mark Visser, with specially engineered LED lighting built into his buoyancy vest and board, became the first to night surf at Jaws off Maui, mainly on feel, in a surreal 2 am session. (Thanks Jonathan!)

Octopus Chair

Octopus Chair

You can’t possibly call Maximo Riera’s truly impressive Octopus Chair a chair – it’s more like an Octopus throne, meant for underwater royalty or an evil overlord in a movie. (Thanks Matt!)

The Endless Dive

The Endless Dive

But for the fact that we were chastised at a tender age to never run around the swimming pool, we would totally be doing the sweet ass diving moves these guys are doing over here – and frequently.

Rope Swing Quadruple Flip

Rope Swing Quadruple Flip

We though Mike Wilson’s triple flip was pretty impressive, so we’re not quite sure how to describe his quadruple flip into the icy depths of Lake Tahoe. Dare we say it’s awesome? (Thanks Corey!)

Compulsion (Teaser Trailer)

Compulsion (Teaser Trailer)

Jason Wingrove’s Compulsion, shot and produced on the new Sony PWM-F3, is part of Seapool: a series of clips from a documentary in production on the Australian ocean pool culture in Sydney.

Kiteboarding with Reno

Kiteboarding with Reno

The kiteboard rider doing the cool moves in this video is Reno Romeu, currently 8th in freestyle in the PKRA. Since it’s getting colder around here, it’s good to see the the Cauipe lagoon in Brazil too.

Perpetually Capsizing Boat

Perpetually Capsizing Boat

Julien Berthier’s Love Love boat was designed to look like a wrecked and capsizing ship; in reality, it’s a functional work of art with built-in motor, able to maneuver around the water like any other boat.

Walk Above Water (Video)

Walk Above Water (Video)

Great camera angles in killedthewind’s sweet video footage of riding above the ocean through progressive strapless surfing, kite wake-skating, and other wind fueled mayhem. (Thanks John!)

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120,000 Water Baloons

120,000 Water Baloons

Kyle Andrews’ music video for You Always Make Me Smile features the largest water balloon fight on record, with 4,000 participants, 120,000 flying water projectiles, and one really wet singer.

Hydrophobia

Hydrophobia

The gorgeous new Xbox Live Arcade game features some of the most incredible water effects ever in a game – and the best part is that it’s a major gameplay element. The fire ain’t half bad either.

How Not to Wash the Car

How Not to Wash the Car

As a courtesy, we here at The Awesomer provided an informative video on how not to ride the bus; now, please allow us to guide you in the ways of washing your car. Hint: hold onto your hose.

Kawasaki STX-15F Jet Ski

Kawasaki STX-15F Jet Ski

The Kawasaki STX-15F Jet Ski is powered by a Ninja-derived 1,498cc engine and offers smart steering, 2 piece seat, full instrumentation, mirrors, reverse, and large storage capacity.

Recycled Bottle Boat

Recycled Bottle Boat

The Plastiki, made from 12,500 recycled plastic PET bottles, sailed from San Francisco to Sydney in 130 days to raise awareness about the amount of plastic floating in the world’s oceans.

Painting with Water

Painting with Water

This incredible fountain from KOEI Aquatec is located in Japan’s Canal City mall, and can “paint” images and words on a curtain of water using computer-controlled H2O jets.

Green Samba Personal Watercraft

Green Samba Personal Watercraft

The agile electric Green Samba from Silveira Customs is designed to feel like an extension of the driver’s body. The lightweight craft features military-based twin direct electric propulsion pods.

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Jellyfish

Jellyfish

Filmmaker Jon Rawlinson captured these moving images of these incredible undersea creatures at the Georgia Aquarium. Can you believe these things live right here on Earth? Us neither.

Looping Waterslide

Looping Waterslide

The Scorpion’s Tail, a nearly vertical waterslide loop at Noah’s Ark Water Park in Wisconsin Dells, is 10 stories high, 400′ long and has an initial drop that reaches speeds of more than 50 feet/second.

Liquid Mountaineering

Liquid Mountaineering

We’re pretty skeptical about walking on water, what with that whole gravity thing, but the guys here don’t seem to care; they’re inventing the next new sport and calling it liquid mountaineering.

Illusion: Walking Underwater

Illusion: Walking Underwater

It might look like these people are all walking in this pool with their clothes on. But it’s an illusion, created by sandwiching water between two acrylic panels, and visitors walk under the liquid ceiling.

Quadski Amphibious Vehicle

Quadski Amphibious Vehicle

The Quadski personal amphibious vehicle can go up to 50 mph on land, then drive right into the water and continue on its way, thanks to retractable wheels and a buoyant body design.

Project 54 CX Kayak

Project 54 CX Kayak

Made out of vinylester resin, carbon/kevlar fabrics and fiberglass, Wave Sport’s Project 54 CX is an ultra lightweight kayak at only 20 lbs; it’s limited to 50 handcrafted pieces worldwide.

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