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Monday, March 30, 2009

Uses for a "Faraday Suit"

OK, this guy is wearing a "Faraday Suit" so that he doesn't get fried by 20 kajillion volts, which are dancing to the tune of a giant Tesla Coil playing the Star Wars "Imperial March" music:

This awesome video of a high-tension powerline worker wearing a Faraday Suit in his work was sent to me by our own Triple-G a couple of years back:

Watch it, it's pretty amazing what jobs people have.

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At 3/30/2009 4:28 PM, Blogger SavageMouse said...

Further proof that if something makes noise, I guarantee you that somewhere in this world there is a geek who can make it play STAR WARS.

At 3/30/2009 5:47 PM, Blogger Bill at Comix Connection said...


You are of course absolutely right.

(25 years ago it would have been Star TREK geeks.)

At 3/30/2009 5:49 PM, Blogger StainLee said...

They should change that song to be the new "here comes the bride" for weddings


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