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Mad man uses insane wingsuit jumper as his personal flying carpet

As if wingsuits and BASE jumping weren't dangerous enough, skydivers Espen Fadnes and Bjørn Magne Bryn decided that it would be cool to dock midair, one acting like a magic carpet and the other surfing standing on top. Well, Espen and Bjørn: You're totally right. That was cool—and fucking crazy too. » 11/15/14 2:17am 11/15/14 2:17am

Afternoon News: Boffins Galore, Spectrum Auction, Rock, Paper, Scissors…

• Joining the other boffins we've discussed today is this Indian boffin, who invented a flying carpet by attaching a powerful motor to a thin sheet of fabric. By the way, we have not used the word "boffin" on this site since 2004. Boffin! [Wired]
• The FCC announced the participants in the 700MHz spectrum auction. If… » 12/19/07 3:59pm 12/19/07 3:59pm