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Via: New York TImes
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Yesterday Felix Baumgartner performed a skydive from more than 24 miles in the Earth's atmosphere, breaking records for both the height of the jump and the speeds he reached - just around 834 miles per hour. Check the via link for the full story!

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Surely this video is popular right now because of the daring stunt this woman is making high above a Russian street. No other reason this is an interesting video. Not. At. All.

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Via: Neatorama
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This monastery was built outside of Chiatura, Georgia in the seventh century by ascetic Christian Monks. Visitors today have to scale a 130 foot ladder to reach the top. Don't look down!