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Feb 09, 2010

How To: Snag Stuff with a Whip

"There are few tools that can break the sound barrier while fetching the TV remote. But throw a whip right and its tip can travel 900 mph (producing a sonic boom), then curl back to snare the object of your desire."

Why?

Why not, friends...why not?Illustration by Lab Partners   

Anthony de Longis, consultant for that most famous of whip wielders, Indiana Jones, has laid out a how-to for Wired. The trick is in choosing your gear and maintaining the proper stance... oh, and hours of practice.

Check it out here.

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