FURY ROAD — When a featured video is funny, but maybe not the safest thing in the world, I like to start with a disclaimer.
What you are about to see is hugely entertaining and quite a feat in engineering stuffed into a 37-second package. That being said, I, the author (and I'm pretty sure I can speak for the publisher here as well, but they will correct me if I'm wrong), do not recommend you try this at home. I see this video's value strictly as entertainment, and it is certainly not a suggestion about living your best life.
I also understand that once you watch the video, you may wish to make one so you and five to nine of your closest friends can take a trip to the mall to hang out and impress potential dates no matter your age. Please, do not do this thing. I guarantee it is too powerful for you to wield as a piece of machinery and as a dating tool.
Now that business is taken care of, let's talk about this featured video of wonder and delight.
This motorcycle log is a beautiful representation of human creativity and ingenuity. It takes a great amount of skill to balance the wheels such a long base, and the weight distribution is it's own story, according to a non-engineer (me).
But the result is also a comedically beautiful mashup of "Mad Max" and "The Flintstones." In other words, it's the imagined transportation in a future apocalypse as well as a harkening back to imagined prehistoric transportation (you didn't know a motorcycle log could get a little deep thought going, did you?).
The fact that the driver is wearing an eyepatch just makes everything a bit more surreal and entertaining; it's just the kind of video we've come to expect from the weird, wide world of the internet.