Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/10/01/merry_go_round/

Madmen cling to jet-powered merry-go-round

Ignore warning that 'this may kill you'

By Lester Haines

Posted in Bootnotes, 1st October 2009 13:34 GMT

Popular Mechanics hack Seth Porges last week risked life and limb when he became one of the first two humans to experience a quite remarkable jet-powered merry-go-round:

The magazine explains that the decidedly dodgy-looking contraption was unveiled at the Gadgetoff festival in New York. It's the work of NY arts collective The Madagascar Institute, whose slogan is, quite reasonably, "fear is never boring". ®