Get Your Ass Some Wi-Fi

Get Your Ass Some Wi-Fi

Step aside Hobo Wi-Fi, there’s a new, better way for people to get their internet on the go. Say hello to Wi-Fi-enabled donkeys from Israel — ancient transport now updated for the 21st century.

Kfar Kedem is a historical theme park with the purpose of re-enacting life as it was 2000 years ago, including the ever-popular donkey ride, now with a twist. Currently, five of the donkeys are walking Wi-Fi hotspots, and there are future plans to expand to the other 25 donkeys the park owns. If you ever get the chance to try it for yourself, watch out for the wayward child on the back of the donkey who’s too busy Instagramming to look where he’s going.

This may even cause a resurgence in donkey-based travel, which has declined just a tad in the past few centuries or so. It might be slow, but at least it’s environmentally friendly — and now it comes with added internet. Plus, a gimmick like this could give a much needed little boost to Blackpool’s tourist sector. [Times of Israel via Engadget]


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Image: Donkey and Wi-Fi from Shutterstock