Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Informative Links

For every internet success story, there are many more failures. Most just disappeared quietly, but these 25 had rather public flameouts.

5 Extreme Sky Dives From the Last 50 Years. Hold your stomach, as some daring divers choose to push their free-falls to record-setting extremes.

The mantis shrimp has the world's fastest punch. Four inches long, and he can break out of an aquarium made of quarter-inch glass!

A gallery of NASA spacesuits from Mercury to the future. Comfort and fashion take a backseat to keeping an astronaut alive in space.

Six Vacation Photos That Can Kill You. They've each killed at least one person already.

What should smokers be scared of? Lung cancer is only of the beginning of the dangers.

A spider nabs a bee. How we hear this exciting story is very different depending on whether it comes from National geographic or the BBC.

Which book are you most embarrassed to admit you have never read? You may be in good company, as famous authors answer the question.

The waiter behind Waiter Rant is unmasked as his book is published.

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