30 Mar '16, 2pm

Meet the man aiming to bring Forrest Gump's epic fictional run to life:

Considering it seems such an obvious thing to do, it begs the question, ‘Why hasn’t someone done it before?’ I guess it comes down to two things: The physical strain of running such a distance and the ridiculous time commitment required to complete it. However, there may also be an important third reason… Forrest’s run is a work of fiction and that the actual film is quite vague as to the specific details. Furthermore, the book upon which the film is based (Forrest Gump is a 1986 novel by Winston Groom) doesn’t actually feature the run. The run sequence was a new creation by the film company (Paramount Pictures). All we have to go off is the seven-and-a-half minutes in the film, which includes how long he ran for and a blurred map that features behind a TV newsreader. And that only covers his first two years… after that it gets even more vague!

Full article: http://www.inov-8.com/blog/real-life-forrest-gump/



ipcc.ch 01 Apr '16, 11am

Meet Floatti, the World's First Super Suitcase

justluxe.com 31 Mar '16, 2pm

calls their newest design the world’s first super suitcase. Named Floatti, the intuitive smart case was inspired by the mo...