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One World Trade Center: Watch Two Guys BASE Jump Off Its Roof

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 25th 2014 01:36 PM
One World Trade Center BASE jump New York City Freedom Tower
YouTube/NYC B.A.S.E. Jump
Video of two men BASE jumping from the 1,776-foot, unfinished One World Trade Center in New York City was posted on YouTube yesterday. The BASE jump -- that'd be free falling from a fixed object using a parachute to break the fall (the acronym a stands for "building, antenna, span, and Earth") -- occurred on Sept. 30, 2013 at 3 a.m.

Also happening yesterday: four New York men were arrested in connection with the jump.
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Travel Like Superman above Los Angeles

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 18th 2014 02:29 PM
Superman POV fly video with GoPro over Los Angeles, California.
YouTube/CorridorDigital
Ever wanted to travel like Superman (and I'm don't mean in a blue bodysuit with a cape -- you can fly like that on a commercial plane -- but rather by flying on your own power)? This POV video shot with a GoPro and a drone provides a little insight on the experience (and, yes, it seems to impress distressed damsels).
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Fish Tank Bursts in Downtown Disney Restaurant: Watch

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 18th 2014 12:52 PM
Fish tank burst video from Disney World's Downtown Disney's T-Rex Cafe
YouTube/Chase
T-Rex Cafe is in Orlando's Downtown Disney. But last night, diners would be excused for thinking they were at SeaWorld -- albeit a really crappy, downmarket version of the marine-life theme park -- after the restaurant's fish tank burst.
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Southwest Launches 'Loyalty Goes Both Ways' Ad Campaign, The Onion Reports

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 12th 2014 04:20 PM
The Onion reports Southwest Airlines launches
YouTube/The Onion
Southwest Airlines launched a new ad campaign with the theme, "'Loyalty Goes Both Ways," The Onion reports.
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Mad Men Season 7 Trailer: Don Draper Deplanes. But Where Is He?

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 7th 2014 10:17 AM
Mad Men season 7 trailer shows Don Draper deplaning.
AMC
Yesterday AMC released the first trailer for Mad Men season 7, which premiers on April 13. The 15-second enigmatic clip shows Don Draper (played by Jon Hamm) deplaning a TWA aircraft, which is nice because the presence of the airplane allows a travel website to write about the show.
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