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Watch Two Jetpack-Wearing Daredevils Fly Past a Jumbo Jet

Would you like to fly like a bird, next to an enormous airplane?


Flying on a jetpack all over the beautiful Dubai is already awesome on its own. But flying on a jetpack over Dubai for a flying stunt alongside an enormous A380, that is legendary.

For some of us, flying is only possible with the aid of air transportation such as planes and choppers. But for Yves Rossi and Vince Reffet, flying using only their jetpacks is very possible. And not only were these two gentlemen able to fly as free as a bird; they get to perform an aerial stunt alongside the biggest airplane in the world, the enormous passenger airplane A380 from Fly Emirates Airline.

The stunt was a part of the airline’s campaign in collaboration with the Jetman (an organization of Jetpack flyers and stuntsmen) with the theme, “unguarded ambition and the vision to push boundaries beyond the unthinkable”. And true enough, detailed planning and envisioning the ambitious project took three months. The plane pilot together with the Jetman participants needed to perfectly choreograph their movements down to the very last millimeter of execution, as one single mistake can be costly to the the Jetman pilots. The team even had to secure a limited airspace and do the stunt at 6:30 am where air traffic is at a minimum.

In the end it was all worth it with the resulting choreographed stunt below.

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The Jetmen had to maintain a speed of 180 knots or around 120mph to perform the stunt and keep up with the momentum of the plane. Such speed requires a great level of physical fitness for both men. One of the Jetman, Yves Rossi remarked that he feels as if they were just mere mosquitoes flying beside an eagle or a condor. Meanwhile the Operations Manager of Emirates Airlines said it was beyond anything they commonly prepare for.

Watch the making of the stunt here.

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This makes owning a jetpack a really cool idea and have that “Back to the Future” feels!


China’s Hanging Temple Constructed More Than 1,500 Years Ago Defies Gravity

An architectural wonder built at the foot of Mount Hengshan near Datong in China, Xuan Kong Si Hanging Temple is a temple to visit.


Having visited various kinds of temples, I find it uneventful to go see a new one again. But the Xuan Kong Si Hanging Temple, an architectural wonder built at the foot of Mount Hengshan near Datong in China, is definitely a temple to visit.

Constructed more than 1,500 years ago, the suspension temple hangs 246 feet or 75 meters above the ground. It is believed that the one-of-a-kind temple was built by Monks to avoid floods. Moreover, the temple was strategically put beneath an overhang to protect it from the sun, rain, and snow.

Evidently, the temple has withstood the test of time.

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The Driest Place On Earth is Now Covered With Rare And Beautiful Pink Flowers

Rare pink flowers covering the Chilean Desert give it life and captivating beauty.

The leaves have grown, the withering flowers bloom, the gray skies give way to a brighter sun, the sunset turned into a night full of stars and rain has finally come to the deserts reminding us that there is beauty, hope and life in everything.

Meanwhile, a breathtaking beauty recently envelops the Atacama Desert in Chile due to a year's worth of extreme rainfall. The desert which is dubbed as the "driest place on earth" is now awash with color as beautiful pink flowers bloom giving the place new hope and life.

Historical rainfall moved through the region in March which caused catastrophic flooding with 0.96 inches of rain in one day and also led to the "most spectacular blossoming of the past 18 years." Although it doesn't seem much, it was said to be a huge rainfall for the desert--over 14 years in one day.

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The Enchanting Island of Gaztelugatxe, Real Dragonstone From Game of Thrones

Perfect place for soul searching!


There are many secluded places on earth which have such breathtaking views, but the enchanted island of Gaztelugatxe may just be one of the most beautiful spots ever.

Located in the Bay of Biscay just outside of Basque country, the cone-shaped island only has one structure standing on it - the small hermitage of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe dedicated to St. John the Baptist. The island is accessible through a narrow man-made stone bridge leading to the hermitage. Legend says that once you have climbed the 241 steps leading to the hermitage, you should ring the bell and make a wish.

The island is not only known for its centuries-old hermitage.


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