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Cursor Kite
Status: Real
image Has a giant cursor been photoshopped into this picture? It looks like it, but the cursor is actually a kite created by Tim Elverston of WindFire Designs. It's not yet for sale. In the larger version of the picture, you can see someone on the right-hand side holding the strings to keep the kite aloft. More pictures of the Cursor Kite can be seen at the WindFire Designs site. (via OhGizmo)
Categories: Photos/Videos
Posted by The Curator on Tue Jul 25, 2006
That's so cool!
Posted by Nettie  in  Perth, Western Australia  on  Tue Jul 25, 2006  at  06:14 AM
We're waiting for the version featuring a realistic shadow. wink
Posted by Gutza  on  Tue Jul 25, 2006  at  08:39 AM
I actually don't buy this one. It's too perfectly flat in all the pictures.
Posted by catwhowalksbyhimself  on  Tue Jul 25, 2006  at  09:00 AM
I'd like to double-click what that cursor is pointing at... smile
Posted by stopeatingmysesamecake  on  Tue Jul 25, 2006  at  09:44 AM
It's too perfect with the shadow to be photoshopped, and you can see the sky through the thin kite material anyways.
Posted by shootinshark  in  Marin, CA  on  Tue Jul 25, 2006  at  02:23 PM
Oooh, the perfect kite for us geeks...
Posted by Boo  in  The Land of the Haggii...  on  Tue Jul 25, 2006  at  03:28 PM
That's so cool! I want one, I want one, I want one.
Wait, I suck at flying kites, nevermind.
Posted by thephrog  on  Tue Jul 25, 2006  at  10:21 PM
I wish the larger image were a bit. . .well, larger.
Posted by JoeDaJuggler  in  St. Louis, MO  on  Tue Jul 25, 2006  at  11:34 PM
More pics of the kite: http://home.earthlink.net/~telverston/
Posted by Winona  in  USA  on  Thu Jul 27, 2006  at  05:24 PM
Hmm, seems that clicking on it changes the ~. You may want to copy paste that url instead.
Posted by Winona  in  USA  on  Thu Jul 27, 2006  at  05:51 PM
This pic is from the Burning Man Festival held in the northern Nevada desert every Labor Day. We actually saw the kite and many other strange things that week!
Posted by Dave  in  Dallas, Tx  on  Thu Jul 27, 2006  at  06:10 PM
I think I saw that on Instructables today, I'll look for it... No, not there...
here it is: http://www.makezine.com/blog/archive/2006/07/cursor_kite.html
Posted by Ian  on  Fri Jul 28, 2006  at  07:28 PM
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