Flying Cars, Jet Packs, and the Very Speedy Future of Personal Transit
Killer Whale Submarine
Yes, this is real. The Killer Whale Submarine, built by Hammacher Schlemmer, the 164-year-old creator and retailer (of notoriously bizarre items), created a "streamlined, two-person watercraft that breaches and submerges just like the Orcinus orca after which it is designed." The sub retails for a cool $100,000 but if you're traveling by sea, it's speedy ride: The sub can hydroplane up to 50 mph over the water's surface and can cruise at up to 25 mph while submerged. The cockpit's dashboard includes a speedometer, tachometer, engine, and air-pressure gauges. Oh, and it also includes an LCD screen with a life feed from the dorsal fin's built-in camera.