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Jumping Straight Down the Side of a 3,228-foot Cliff Looks Like a Neverending Free Fall

Jumping Straight Down the Side of a 3,228-foot Cliff Looks Like a Neverending Free Fall

The drop doesn’t seem to end. And that’s because the jump is off a 3,228-foot cliff in Norway. At that high of an elevation, that free fall will feel like it’s going on forever. It’s probably long enough to make you question what the hell you just did over and over again. It’s probably long enough to have your life flash before your eyes a couple times through. It’s probably long enough to maybe even forget the craziness of what you’re doing.

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How Can Budget Airlines Be So Cheap to Fly?

How Can Budget Airlines Be So Cheap to Fly?

Budget airlines like JetBlue and Southwest in the United States, and Ryanair and Easy Jet in Europe, are often significantly cheaper to fly compared to legacy airlines like Delta and British Airways. How is this possible? Flying is expensive
! The simple answer is that budget airlines simplify as many costs as possible.

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Over 1,500 TSA Agents Have Been Reassigned to Political Rallies Since April

When the Secret Service needs help running security for a political event they turn to the TSA. But with TSA staff shortages and absurdly long lines
at American airports, why is the Secret Service leaning on the TSA for help? New figures obtained by Gizmodo lead us to believe that American flyers are in for a very long summer.

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Ex-Employees Say Hennessey Is A Bigger Mess Than You Ever Imagined

All Ahmad Ali wanted was a Chevrolet Corvette souped up to have enough horsepower to defibrillate God. To realize this dream, the Qatari went to one of the most famous names in the car tuning business: John Hennessey. But three years later, he is still fighting Hennessey Performance Engineering for more than $70,000 of a refund for a car he said he never got. And numerous ex-HPE employees told Jalopnik that Ali wasn’t alone—that the man and his famed tuning company are engaging in a litany of deceptive business practices.

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Dramatic Photos Show Some of the Worst Flooding Texas Has Ever Seen

Just last month, southeastern Texas saw some of the worst flooding in its history, described as “biblical” by many news outlets. Now, thanks to yet another spate of torrential rainfall, Texans are experiencing déjà vu all too soon.

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