Releasing the Kraken (don’t eat a big meal before riding one of these)
Remember all the old footage of NASA and USAF test pilots getting the lunch and super high g-force knocked out of them? Well Naval Medical Research Unit-Dayton at Wright-Patterson AFB has a Kraken “Disorientation Research Device” takes all this to the next level.
How’s this for a logo btw?
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- Under Every Leaf.
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