Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Samurai Maple Seed

For many years, the lowly maple seed has been described as nature's helicopter. Recently, that thought has taken on a whole new meaning as science has moved to imitate nature in way that would have seemed impossible even a few years ago.  To understand that point, this is one you will have to see with your own two eyes.  If the video alone is not enough, a link to an accompanying  article has also been provided below (3:54):

Comment: Any operator who looses control of one of these rascals will come to appreciate the meaning of "Samurai" the same way James Bond came to appreciate Oddjob's hat.

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