Thursday, 15 May 2008

Video: Vatican OK To Believe in UFO's Aliens Rev. Jose Gabriel Funes

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Vatican: Belief In Extraterrestrials Is OK (WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul)
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In an interview for the Vatican newspaper entitled "The Extraterrestrial Is My Brother," the Jesuit Director of the Vatican Observatory Rev. Jose Gabriel Funes said that ruling out the existence of aliens would be like "putting limits on God's creative freedom."

Video: Yves Rossy (Fusion Man) Jet Powered Wings Flight Swiss Alps

Daredevil inventor flies with jet wings: the day man learnt to fly (Tech Digest via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
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My life is complete, or it will be when I get to do what Yves Rossy, aka Fusion Man, has done and fly at 8,200ft with rocket-powered wings.

Pilot Makes Incredible Flight Wearing Only Jet Powered Wings (CityNews)
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A pioneer soars to incredible heights in a feat that makes a new mark in aviation history.

Wearing jet-propelled wings, pilot performs above Alps at 186 mph (San Diego Union-Tribune)
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BEX, Switzerland – A Swiss pilot strapped on jet-powered wings and leaped from a plane yesterday for the first public demonstration of the homemade device, turning figure eights and soaring high above the Alps.

Pictured: Rocketman flies over Alps with jet-pack strapped to his back (Daily Mail)
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Some people go fishing on their day off. Yves Rossy likes to jump out of a small plane with a pair of jet-powered wings on his back and loop the loop above the Swiss Alps. The self-built contraption took the former fighter pilot five years to build and perfect - and yesterday he gave it its maiden flight.Stepping out of an aircraft at 7,500ft, Rossy unfolded the 10ft rigid wings strapped

Sunday, 11 May 2008

Video: Australian Man Jason Cull Fights Off Shark Attack

Man pokes shark in eye to escape (TVNZ)
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A swimmer punched and poked a white pointer shark in the eyes to make it release his leg in an attack off a West Australian beach. Jason Cull was about 80 metres off Middleton Beach in WA's south when a four-metre white pointer, one of three circling the area, attacked him.

Swimmer fends off shark with poke in the eye (Guardian Unlimited)
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37-year-old teacher punched the shark before it grabbed him by the leg and dragged him under the waves

Video: Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez (Youtube)

Time magazine has labelled Yoani Sanchez, a Cuban blogger, one of the world’s 100 most influential people.
Al Jazeera met her in Havana, the Cuban capital.
She told us how being a blogger in Cuba can bring both inspiration and frustration.
This is her story in her own words. Source: AlJazeera Youtube