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  1. #1 FormerComposer
    February 2, 2011

    Gyroscopic Technology Stabilizes Area Man.

  2. #2 csrster
    February 2, 2011

    I think it needs a little more work Mr. Sikorsky.

  3. #3 David
    February 2, 2011

    It’s a classic demonstration of conservation of angular momentum from classical physics. A good caption might be: “what excellent physics teachers do”

  4. #4 MikeMa
    February 2, 2011

    “Beam me up, Hans!”

    or

    “I hope it doesn’t rain.”

  5. #5 cairne.morane
    February 2, 2011

    Wings Wilbur! I’m telling you we need wings!

  6. #6 markybarfy
    February 2, 2011

    “Admittedly, girls are the furthest thing from our minds.”

  7. #7 Charles Sullivan
    February 2, 2011

    “I call it The Wheel, Jaspers, and soon it will change the world.”

  8. #8 Lorax
    February 2, 2011

    Orville and Wilbur’s second attempt at infamy…not as strong as the first.

  9. #9 Susan Henry
    February 2, 2011

    Dowsing goes high tech!

    -or-

    Discovery’s UFO Hunters pilot episode~circa 1952.

    -or-

    Lightning rods have come a long way since the prototype.

    -or-

    Afraid of heights and unicycles? Dr. Schummeln’s revolutionary treatment will have you inches from the ground and balancing tires with abandon the first day!

  10. #10 john.s.wilkins
    February 2, 2011

    “We’ll substitute an actual umbrella later.”

  11. #11 Kapitano
    February 2, 2011

    “All systems gone! Stand by for downcount! 5…4…3…1…Offblast!”

  12. #12 ken gover
    February 2, 2011

    ” come on, it’s my turn to be spokesman now !”

  13. #13 redundant
    February 2, 2011

    Yes, yes, your Mary Poppins, I know, I know. But it’s time to go in for your afternoon spoonful of sugar and a nap.

  14. #14 Mike Haubrich
    February 3, 2011

    No. But thank you. I have enough money for a barber.

  15. #15 Starskeptic
    February 3, 2011

    …can you hear me now?…

  16. #16 Starskeptic
    February 3, 2011

    ken gover@12:

    that groaner hurt real bad!

  17. #17 Charles Sullivan
    February 3, 2011

    Can I get high too?

  18. #18 clamcyp
    February 3, 2011

    L. Ron Hubbard gives his blessing….

  19. #19 rob
    February 3, 2011

    say…what’s a mountain goat doing way up here in a cloud bank?

  20. #20 Warren
    February 3, 2011

    markybarfy @6, you win the internets.

    I’d been thinking of variants on the umbrella theme too, but most of them got taken already. How about:

    “Umbrella. You’re doing it wrong.”

  21. #21 Doug Alder
    February 4, 2011

    Never saw you look quite so pretty before
    Never saw you dressed quite so lovely what’s more
    I could hardly wait to keep our date this lovely Easter morning
    And my heart beat fast as I came through the door
    For

    In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it
    You’ll be the grandest lady in the Easter parade

    I’ll be all in clover and when they look you over
    I’ll be the proudest fellow in the Easter parade

    Practicing for the first ever Gay Pride parade