On this day 230 years ago, hundreds of French civilians stormed the military prison known as the Bastille in Paris. It was one of the biggest events in the French Revolution, and its anniversary in 2019 was an excuse to show off a goofy hoverboard.
New military tech was showcased at the annual Bastille Day parade in Paris, including the aforementioned flying contraption. French president Emmanuel Macron looked on as the "flyboard" soared above the parade while its rider held a rifle in his hand.
A video of the demonstration, tweeted by Macron, was the talk of the town on Twitter on Sunday morning. Read more... More about France , Military , Hoverboard , Emmanuel Macron , and Bastille