Someday, we may all walk on water

A patent has been granted for this water-walking invention

Water-walking invention

This item begs for a biblical reference, which is exactly why we won't go there. (Never discuss religion, etc.)

Loch Ness monster

Deities aside, this water-walking invention is definitely worth passing along. Gizmag reports that a patent has been granted to a Massachusetts inventor for an "Upright Human Floatation Apparatus And Propulsion Mechanism," which basically looks like a pair of pontoon-shaped shoes. A grainy video demonstration seems appropriately eerie for this weird creation. And if you look closely, the image may even bear a resemblance to a certain well-known Scottish seagoing creature.

(Photos: Gizmag, Wikipedia)

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