Great story about this kid who built a one man submarine tested to 30 feet.
Wait until you read all the other stuff he’s done.
Of course, the story is full of union asshats praising the NJ education system when it had virtually nothing to do with this kid’s skills. They get clobbered by other commenters, too.
At age 12, he built the “Cleaning Car,” a remote-control vehicle that could mop and vacuum the floor.
When his sixth-grade science teacher mused about how nice it would be to have a device that got people to hush or clap on cue, he arrived at school the next day with a homemade quiet/applause sign with lights.
Two years later, he created “Head Entertainment,” a helmet gizmo that allowed users to watch close-up videos without ever having to crane their necks.
Over the years, Justin Beckerman, now a junior at West Morris Mendham High School, has designed a miniature boat with lights, a remote-control car with airsoft gun and an “Amusement Ride,” a beach chair dangling from wires.
This time, the teenage Thomas Edison has outdone himself, building a one-man submarine he floats under Lake Hopatcong.
Co-existing with Jet Skis and fishing boats in the picturesque West Jersey lake is Justin’s latest invention — complete with lights, paddles, ballasts, air compressors, 2,000 feet of wire and a Plexiglas dome top that looks like the head of Star Wars robot R2-D2.
Justin, who turned 18 last weekend, spent a month designing and five months building his 9-foot-long submarine, into which he can fit.