Jet-Powered Hoverboard Rider Plans Channel Crossing/Death Attempt

A French inventor, best known for creating the water-jet hoverboard that thrills tourists at posh holiday destinations, is about to attempt a modern assault on the Channel-crossing record; becoming the first person to do it on a jet-powered hoverboard. Read More >>

French Inventor Touts Rifle While Flying Turbine-Powered Flyboard at Bastille Day Celebrations

European leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron were treated to a demonstration of the Flyboard Air, a sort of gas turbine-powered jetpack/hoverboard/flying platform originally invented by jetski champ Franky Zapata, during Bastille Day festivities in Paris on Sunday. Read More >>

The New and Improved Hendo Hoverboard Looks Fun as Hell

I’m a hoverboard sceptic. I don’t think that we’re going to see a “true” hoverboard that can work on any surface anytime soon. With that being said, the new and improved Hendo Hoverboard, made by Arx Pax, looks pretty damn fun. Read More >>

Man Suffers Amnesia After Falling Off Hoverboard, Thinks it’s 2010

Remember 2010? It almost feels like yesterday. But recently a man travelled back to that simpler time thanks to a hoverboard. Read More >>

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This Hoverboard Unboxing Video is So Hot

A British vlogger in Indonesia was excited to try out his brand new hoverboard when he got a nasty surprise this week. And naturally it was all caught on tape. Read More >>

Priest Suspended For Hoverboarding in Church

It’s the future! But the Catholic church doesn’t seem ready to embrace it: a priest in the Philippines rode a hoverboard during a Christmas Eve Mass. But the Diocese of San Pablo has now suspended the poor hoverboarding Father. Read More >>

Police are After a Smooth London Criminal With a Getaway Hoverboard

London's Met Police would like to talk to a man seen riding a hoverboard. Not because he was breaking the rules of the road, but because he was committing the much more serious crime of robbery -- and using one of the wheeled scooter things to escape. Read More >>

My Google Alert for “Hoverboard” is Officially Ruined

I have Google Alerts for everything. Whenever an article is posted with terms like “flying car”, “time capsule”, and yes, “hoverboard”, I get a notification. But today I can call my Google Alert for “hoverboard” officially worthless. Just take a look at this story from The Irish News. Read More >>

NASA Teams Up With Hoverboard Company to Build a Magnetic “Tractor Beam”

When Arx Pax unveiled its “hoverboard” last year, we had a hunch that this was but the first demonstration of the company’s new magnetic field technology. Why was Arx Pax really messing around with magnets? For one, to build a tractor beam. Read More >>

Lexus Hoverboard Works, is Real, Would Make Marty McFly Squeal

Where we're going, we don't need roads. But we will need some kneepads and a crash helmet. The hoverboard, immortalized in 1989's Back to the Future II, has been the fictional transportation system most lusted over by sci-fi geeks and extreme sports enthusiasts since Marty McFly took it out for a spin on the mean streets of the future. And now it's real, and we have car makers Lexus to thank for it. Read More >>

A Cheaper Non-Hovering Hoverboard Prop That Doesn’t Feel Like a Rip-Off

Back in 2012 Mattel decided to toss Back to the Future II fans a futuristic bone in the form of a hoverboard replica that looked exactly like the one Marty McFly rode in the time-travelling sequel. The one feature it lacked, of course, was the ability to actually hover. That made its $130/£87 price tag a little steep, but this $49/£33 alternative? Now we're talking. Read More >>

Got a Leafblower? Then You’ve Got a Hoverboard

Hoverboards. The endlessly promised future technology, made popular by the equally fictional Marty McFly, is such an obsession with tinkerers and armchair futurists, you'd think it represented the pinnacle of human civilisation. Read More >>

Six GIFs of Tony Hawk Dominating on a Real Hoverboard

After years of waiting, the world finally has a a hoverboard. OK, so we found it hard to ride but here, skateboard legend and video-game magnate Tony Hawk shows us how it's done. Read More >>

The Hoverboard is Real, and I Rode It

I'm tired of being lied to. Tired of companies exploiting my childhood dreams of riding a hoverboard just like Back to the Future Part II. When Doc Brown let me down, I was ready to write off the whole idea. But this week, my dream finally came true. Read More >>