Prepare to have your jaw drop at 0:20, at 1:00, and at 2:16. Unfortunately, the baseball catch at 1:29 has been revealed to have been staged.
Somewhere in Portland, there’s a very old building, and that very old building has a very, very old basement. An incredible basement, a video-game-level basement, a set-decorator’s dream basement. It’s now full of electrical conduit carrying the internet throughout the area. But a hundred years ago, it was where they printed The Oregonian newspaper, and pasted clippings, photos of bathing beauties, random mathematical calculations, and gambling tallies still adorn the walls.
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Oh, FUN! Filmmaker Devin Graham (aka “Devin Super Tramp“) captured a group of Parabatix freestyle paramotor pilots as they were sky racing, ground skimming and pulling off stunts around an aerial race course in the French Alps. Devin captured the entire video with his Canon 5D Mark III digital SLR camera that was attached to a Glidecam HD-4000 hand-held stabilizer.
I should NOT have let hubby see this.
Who doesn’t love a classic Zippo lighter? Check out this girl’s collection of impressive Zippo tricks.
The arm and torch of the Statue of Liberty in Madison Square Park, New York. These portions of the Statue were exhibited to raise funds for the completion of the statue and its pedestal. The arm and torch remained in the park from 1876 until 1882. Members of the public could pay fifty cents to climb to the balcony of the torch.
**UPDATE & CLARIFICATION** This is at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876, prior to it being sent to Madison Square Park in New York.
Remember playing with Hot Wheels? Well, driver Brent Fletcher and Team Green broke another world record for the Corkscrew Jump with 92 feet at the Hot Wheels Test Facility!
Don’t watch this if you have any fear of heights. Seriously.
Designer Luke Clark Tyler takes us on a short guided tour of his tiny 78 square foot apartment in Manhattan. Tyler lives and works in the apartment while forgoing such luxuries as a bathroom and kitchen. The video was produced by SPACES.