pneumatic tubes

Monster Machines: The Salmon Cannon Will Launch Live Fish Over Dams

It’s not easy being a migratory fish these days. Not only do you have to deal with natural obstacles like friggin bears, there are also man-made obstacles standing in the way — like 150m tall dams. One enterprising company has figured out a safe and effective way to get around these problems: a fish cannon.


Why Take The Stairs When You Can Travel By Pneumatic Tube?

It takes work to go upstairs, but it doesn’t have to. That’s why elevators were invented. If you want an elevator in your home, though, it takes some serious construction. Why not travel through pneumatic tubes like the Jetsons? No, seriously, you can.


This Crazy Pneumatic Tube System Will Deliver Burgers At 87 MPH

Waiter service too slow for you? How about a pneumatic tube that spits out sliders at 87 MILES PER HOUR? C One Espresso, a cafe in Christchurch, New Zealand, has concocted just such a plan to deliver mini-burgers straight to your table via pressurised air.