"Jetman" made his first U.S. flight yesterday. You’ve gotta see this guy in action. Just a man and his jetwing, 150 MPH, 6,000 feet up, flying with B17 bombers. Watch the crazy cool vids here.
A thriving cosplay culture exists in China. On Sunday, there were plenty of good times and awesome characters mingling at the Animation and Comics Fair in Beijing — here’s a look at the action this weekend. MORE PICS.
If BuzzFeed, the self-proclaimed “First True Social News Organization,” wants to be more like the New York Times than a social news aggregator with no consequences like Reddit, then it might want to start by acknowledging not just its trivial errors, but its massive screw-ups as well. … Hybrid news sites are everywhere, and we’re all fighting for page views. But we should, on some level, all be in the same fight, which is that online journalism can be just as essential as legacy news organizations. In this case, while this Stuef v. Oatmeal kerfuffle could strike many outsiders as just a small fight between Internet People, what’s at stake is proving naysayers wrong about their worst fears about all-online journalism.
Potential captions for this stunt double Dark Knight Rises pic:
"An hour later, this turned into the weirdest BDSM orgy ever."
"Remember, the safe word is Gotham."
"Dude, chillax, I’m not gonna do it to you — I’m just sayin’, my stunt double will give your stunt double the Three Stooges eye-poke."
"This would be extremely painful…for him."
Meh, nothing great. What do you have?
This is why you should be following beloved People’s Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on Twitter (@neiltyson). This image seems to be about four months old, but chances are you’re like us and haven’t seen it yet — so we thank this Man of Facts for dropping it into our timeline.
The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman kills two birds with one stone — blasts a website for stealing his stuff and raises $100K for charity in one day.