I'm Not Sure What's Going On Here But It Seems Like A Tremendous Waste Of Water

SEPTEMBER 7, 2016  —  By Mike Cahill  
Mike Cahill

Mike Cahill

Mike is ViralNova's resident Editor of the Weird. If it makes you say "OMG! That's terrible!!!" then Mike probably wrote it. Despite the subject of his articles Mike is surprisingly well adjusted. When he's not writing, he's making music, performing, and producing podcasts.

In 1957, the East German Trabant car was first introduced to the public. It was lightweight and made mostly of plastic. The leaders of East Germany envisioned it as communism's answer to the VW Bug. Sadly, it was a colossal failure in terms of performance and safety. Still, it managed to survive the Cold War and now the vehicles are collectors' items.

While some choose to keep them locked up in pristine condition, others do this with them...

The firefighters in Oppin, Germany, decided to hook the lightweight car up with angled water hoses -- and turned the pressure up. The result? A literal flying car.

It's cool, but I don't really see the point.

Also...isn't that a huge waste of water? Silly Germans.

 

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