Saturday, 17 August 2019

Move over regular shorts, exoshorts are the hip, new way to reduce the metabolic rate of walking and running

quote [ A pair of fitted shorts may not look much like the high-tech robotic exoskeletons of Hollywood films. But this seemingly simple device, which tugs on the wearer’s legs with each step, probably represents the first exosuit capable of significantly assisting humans in both walking and running. ]

They went from exoleg-warmers in 2017 to exoshorts. Expect exospeedos next.

[SFW] [Virtual & Augmented Reality] [+2 Interesting]
[by Ankylosaur@5:47pmGMT]


donnie said @ 7:11pm GMT on 17th Aug
Like people aren't fucking lazy enough. We want to make walking easier now?! The west is turning into a hippo-herd of overfat fucktards. The last thing we need to be doing is making those last bits of exercise people are forced to get by walking around even lazier and easier.
Ankylosaur said @ 7:20pm GMT on 17th Aug [Score:5 Funny]
First the lazy bastards invented the wheel and now this!
knumbknutz said @ 1:24pm GMT on 18th Aug
I'm waiting for exo-body suits, like they had in Starship Troopers (the book, not that sad abortion of a movie.) It gave the user the speed of a formula one dragster, the armor class of an M1 Abram's tank, and the firepower of a doomsday survivalists basement. Pretty much the basis of all anime produced in the 80's and 90's. Coolest thing in the book, and not even a mention of it in the movie...
Ankylosaur said @ 1:56pm GMT on 18th Aug
I would like to know more.
knumbknutz said[2] @ 3:13pm GMT on 18th Aug
Check out the book.

He also goes a bit deeper into Rico's flogging at basic, to the point where Heinlein looks like he had a little more than a writing interest in S&M and Bondage.
zenviper said @ 10:01pm GMT on 17th Aug
I want it.
Jack Blue said @ 4:51am GMT on 18th Aug
And after that exo buttplugs?
Ankylosaur said @ 5:02am GMT on 18th Aug
You're getting into endo territory there.
Jack Blue said @ 6:55am GMT on 18th Aug
Hey. Don't assassinate my joke!
rylex said @ 10:15am GMT on 18th Aug
nay sir, exoyogapants are next in evolutionary line
Pandafaust said @ 2:38pm GMT on 18th Aug
Isn't that basically a penis?
Jack Blue said @ 3:45pm GMT on 18th Aug
I think I plugged more butts with my fingers than my penorz, to be honest.

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